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1] <br />1 <br />1 <br />0 <br />1 <br />L.J <br />L <br />1 <br />0 <br />531 <br />There being no further business, on motion made, seconded and carried, the <br />Board then adjourned. until 10:00 o'clock A. M., Wednesday, January,4, 1956.. <br />`, <br />CHA I <br />ATTEST: <br />CLERK <br />- - - - - - - - - - - --- - - - - - - - - - - - - - .. - - - - - - - - - - - <br />W 'D DA UA 4 5 <br />_� NES Y, JANUARY 19 6 <br />THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS of Indian River met at the Courthouse at <br />Vero Beach, Indian River County, in a regular meeting at 10:00 o'clock A. M., Wednesday, <br />January 4, 1956, with the following members present: Commissioners W. C. Graves, Jr..,",Chairman,, <br />J. J. P. Hamilton, H. C. tis,Facts, Aubrey L. Waddell and Allison Warren. Also presentli were <br />E. E. Carter, Road G Bridge Superintendent, Sherman N. Smith, Jr., Attorney, Sam T.''Jo�ce, <br />Sheriff, and Douglas Baker, Clerk. <br />Chairman Graves suggested the reading of the minutes be deferred until the next <br />regular meeting which was agreeable to the remainder of the 'Board. <br />All old business having been taken care of, Chairman Graves then turne&.the <br />meeting over to Clerk Baker who asked for nominations for Chairman. <br />It was moved by Commissioner Hamilton, seconded by Commissioner watts and unani <br />mously carried, that the present organization remain as is. <br />Attorney Smith reported that Social Security and Retirement benefits can not <br />be combined until- election is called by the Governor in order that all State and County em- <br />ployees can vote on the matter. <br />Chairman Graves suggested that the proposed plan for the addition to the Court- <br />house be submitted to Judge Kanner by Clerk Baker and Attorney Smith. <br />Commissioner Warren and ittorney Smith reported on the cost of conducting the <br />1952 primary and general elections, and the same were compared as to the cost of renting and/ <br />or purchasing voting machines and upon Motion made by Commissioner Waddell, seconded by <br />Commissioner Watts and carried, the Board decided to accept the plan submitted for five voting <br />machines on a trial basis and instructed Attorney Smith to follow through on the matter. <br />Attorney Smith reported that he had contacted the Florida Railroad and Public <br />Utilities Commission together with the Board of Engineers in Jacksonville regarding the removal - <br />of pilings in the Sebastian River, and that the Florida East Coast'Railroad had been directed <br />to remove said piling. <br />It was moved by Commissioner Warren, seconded by Commissioner Waddell and <br />carried, to purchase a blinker light at the Intersection of Road 60 and Kings Highway, for the <br />protection of the public. Said light together with installation to cost approximately $200.00. <br />A delegation consisting of Mrs. Ed Walker, Mr. and Mrs. Petrell, and others, <br />appeared before the Board and requested the county to resurface Walker k►venue, and the Board <br />advised said delegation that an honest effort would be made to comply with their request <br />within a period of six months. <br />