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0 <br />D <br />1 <br />0 <br />1 <br />0 <br />J <br />1 <br />0 <br />TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1959 <br />The Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County, met at the Courthouse, <br />Vero Beach, Florida in a regular meeting held at 9:00 o'clock A. M., Tuesday, February 17, <br />1959. Present were Chairman, Robert W. Graves, Members, J. J. P. Hamilton, D. B. McCullers, <br />Jr. and H. H. Gifford. Absent was Donald Macdonald. Also present dere Ed Schmucker, County <br />Engineer, Sherman N. Smith, Jr., Attorney, and Katherine Morrison'}: Deputy Clerk. <br />The Chairman stated they would dispense with the reading of the minutes until the <br />next meeting. <br />Mr. Tom Cadenhead appeared before the Board and asked if the North end of the Island <br />G now belonging to Brevard County was to ken into Indian River County if the four -laving of U. <br />S. #1 would come before a bridge over the inlet and the building of A -1-A to the Sebastian <br />5 <br />Inlet. The Board assured Mr. Cadenhead that the four -laving of U. S. #1 had top priority <br />over any other project. <br />Rev. Owen of Wabasso appeared before the Board and asked if the building of the <br />Wabasso bridge over Indian River would have top priority after-thefour-laning of U. S. #1. <br />The Board assured Rev. Owen that it would. <br />Joe Henry Earman, Director of Civil Defense for Indian River County, appeared before <br />the Board and sta ted that a $40,000.00 temporary Hospital had been purchased at no cost to the <br />County and requested that the County pay the unloading costs and they would be reimbursed for <br />this cost by the Federal Government. Upon Motion made by Commissioner McCullers, seconded <br />by Commissioner Gifford and unanimously carried, the Board instructed the Clerk to pay these <br />costs and submit the paid bills to the Federal Government for reimbursement. <br />Mr. Earman also stated that the radio equipment needed for the county could be <br />purchased through civil defense at about one-half the cost by making application and he would <br />be glad to handle it for the county. The Board said they would check into the matter. <br />,._/f <br />0 <br />Mr. Earman further stated that the emergency hospital equipment had been stored in on <br />of the rooms at the Fellsmere School that the school board could insure this equipment under' <br />their blanket policy and then the county reimburse the school board for the additional premium <br />or the County take out a separate policy. The Board requested the Clerk to look into the <br />1� <br />matter of insurance and do whichever was best, this upon Motion made by Commissioner Gifford, SII <br />seconded by Commissioner McCullers and unanimously carried. <br />VERO BEACH PRESS40URNAL <br />Published Weekly <br />Vero Beach, Indian River County, Florida <br />N O T i a E <br />The Board of County Commis- <br />sioners of Indian River County, <br />r __?_ <br />