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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1956 <br />THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS of Indian River County, Florida, met at the <br />Courthouse in Vero Beach, Florida in a regular meeting at 9:00 o'clock A. M. November 6, 1956. <br />All members were present. Also present were S. N. Smith, Jr., Attorney, Sam T. Joyce, Sheriff,', <br />E. E. Carter, Road & Bridge Superintendent and Douglas Baker, Clerk. <br />Minutes of September 4th and October 2nd, regular meetings, were read and the <br />same were approved upon Motion made by Commissioner Hamilton, seconded by Commissioner Waddell <br />and carried. <br />Homer Fletcher, Tax Assessor appeared before the Board and submitted a number <br />of requests to cancel or adjust the valuation of real or personal property which had been <br />extended on the 1956 County Tax Roll. The corrections were authorized by Homer C. Fletcher <br />Tax Assessor, and approved by the Board of County Commissioners on the following parcels of <br />real estate: <br />Lots 7 & 8, Blk 1, Replat of Elks 3, 4, 7 of Knight's Add. to Bdgewood. <br />Lot 22, Blk 15, Vero Beach Estates <br />Lots 5 & 6, Blk 4, Veromar Sub. <br />Lot 7, Porpoise Point Sub. <br />Lots, 8, 9, 102 Blk 5, Sunnyside Park Sub. <br />Sam Joyce, Sheriff, told the Board he would need some furniture and equipment <br />including desk, table and chairs, and the Board appointed a furniture and fixture committee <br />consisting of Sam Joyce, E. E. Carter and Douglas Baker, to determine what equipment was <br />needed and to purchase same. <br />Upon Motion of Commissioner McCullers, seconded by Commissioner Hamilton and <br />carried, the Board agreed to provide tile floors for the new addition to the Courthouse at an <br />approximate cost of Twelve Hundred Dollars. <br />The Board authorized Sam Joyce to deduct good time off on prisoners when, in his <br />opinion, it was advisable to do so. <br />County Agricultural Agent, McCullars advised the Board he needed a full time <br />secretary and that the State would pay $75.00 per month toward a salary of $200.00. Upon <br />Motion of Commissioner Waddell, seconded by Commissioner Hamilton and carried, the Board <br />agreed to pay $125.00 per month toward the salary. <br />The right of way contract was returned executed by the State Road Department <br />on the South Gifford Road and filed with the clerk. <br />Mr. Boring of the firm of Merriman, Boring and Sutherland, appeared before the <br />Board and offered a 15 acre tract of land in the Oslo area to the County for a public park. <br />Commissioner Waddell and Road and Bridge Superintendent E. E. Carter were appointed as a <br />committee to look over the tract offered by Brotman & Associates through Mr. Boring and report <br />back to the Board. <br />Mrs. Anne Christensen, County Welfare Case Worker, appeared before the Board <br />and gave a report of her activities for the month of October and same was ordered filed by <br />the Clerk. Mrs. Christensen stated that she was going to need help for the months of November <br />and December and the Board authorized her to get someone. <br />0 <br />1 <br />1 <br />0 <br />1 <br />0 <br />1 <br />40 <br />