Pursuant to the. foregoing Notice, the Board convened as an equalization Board
<br />and no one appearing as to assessed values, upon Motion of Commissioner Hamilton, seconded
<br />by Commissioner Waddell and carried, the equalization meeting was adjourned until 9:00 o'clock
<br />A. M. Monday, July 26, 1954.
<br />The Board then reconvened in regular session.
<br />A letter was received from E. E. Carter, Road & Bridge Superintendent, dated
<br />July 22, 1954 advising the Board as follows:
<br />"Under date, of June 21, 1954, the firm of Kuster & Kuster filed with your
<br />Board a certified check in escrow for $650.00 to guarantee the completion
<br />of street clearing & etc in Gifford School Park Subdivison as filed in
<br />plat book 3 page 53.
<br />This is to advise that all work has been completed satisfactorily, in this
<br />subdivison and the above mentioned certified check may be returned."
<br />Thereupon on Motion of Commissioner Waddell, seconded by Commissioner Watts and unanimously
<br />carried, Douglas Baker, Clerk was authorized to return said check.
<br />Mr. Donald MacDonald of Roseland presented a petition to the Board signed by Mr. and
<br />0 Mrs. William Maulbetsch together with 99 additional signatures of residents and taxpayers
<br />of the northern part of Indian River County, endorsing the location by the Board of County
<br />Commissioners of the new right-Rf-way for U. S. No. 1 north of the City of Sebastian as being
<br />the most practical from an engineering and safety standpoint and the most economical from the
<br />standpoint of all the taxpayers of Indian River County and respectfully urging that the project
<br />be pushed to completion at the earliest practical date with the understanding that the petition
<br />is not to be considered as taking any side with respect to the location of the dew highway
<br />within the town limits of the City of Sebastian. Said petition was considered and ordered
<br />filed with the Clerk.
<br />Sherman N. Smith, Jr. and Commissioner Allison Warren, who were appointed as a com-
<br />mittee to obtain information as to the cost of purchasing and maintaining radio equipment for
<br />the sheriff's office and information as to the rental cost of automobile radios from the
<br />Southern Bell Telephone Company, advised the Board there was not sufficient information
<br />available at the present time to take immediate action in 1954-1955 budget, and that the matter
<br />would be temporarily -passed.
<br />RESOLUTIQA --- Building Setback Lines
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<br />Commissioner Watts introduced the following Resolution and moved its adoption,
<br />as follows, to -wit:
<br />WHEREAS, House Bill No. 477 adopted at the 1953 Session of the Florida Legis-
<br />lature, authorized the Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County, Florida, to adopt,
<br />regulations prescribing building setback lines from any `road, street or highway existing and
<br />proposed; Now, therefore,
<br />BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County,
<br />Florida, that pursuant to the authority of said law, said Board does herewith adopt said
<br />building setback line as follows, to -wit:
<br />1. On State Road 5 (U. S. Highway No. 1) from the intersection of said road
<br />with the South line of Section 28, Township 31 South, Range 39 East, to a point on said road
<br />in Section 8, Township 31 South, Range;39 East, which is 177.33 feet Northerly from the South
<br />boundary of said -Section 8, all in Indian River County, Florida, no building or structure shall
<br />be erected or maintained and no building permit shall issue for the construction of any build-