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Gilchrist County journal

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Gilchrist County journal
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Trenton, FL
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Gilchrist County Journal, John M. Ayers II - Publisher
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Began in 1933.

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Serving Gilchrist County and Surrounding Area for over 87 Years 207 North Main Street, Trenton, Florida 32693 Vol. 88 No. 14 Phone (352) 463-7135 Fax (352) 463-7393 www.gilchristcountyjournal.net Thursday, August 30, 2018 Price 50 $25.00 Digital Only, $25.00 Gilchrist County $30.00 Tri-County Area, $40.00 Out of Area August 30, 2018 THE GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL WAS PLACED IN THE MAIL TO ALL SUBSCRIBERS ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. IF IT ARRIVES LATE, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR POSTMASTER. Palms Medical holds Open House at Bell office Children who attended the open house really enjoyed playing in the new childrens play area at Palms Medical in Bell. By Cindy Jo Ayers The staff at Palms Medical Group in Bell were pleased to welcome the community to the newly renovated Palms Medical in Bell on Tuesday evening, August 21. The new expansion doubled the size of the former facility. The origi nal part of the building was remod eled and refreshed. The providers were giving the community guided tours of the nicely joyed refreshments and socializing. Palms Medical Group was award ed a grant from Health and Human Services for the expansion of the fa cilities. The expanded facility has a cute new childrens play area, new conference room and a new central ized nursing station. The front desk and reception area were enlarged, as well as the lobby. The lab and kitchen will also be enlarged. Kyle, Jessica and Annabelle Bongiovanni shown enjoying refreshments in the waiting area. Suwannee River Fair Board holds annual meeting The Suwannee River Fair Board held their annual meeting on Mon day, August 20th. Gilchrist County had two direc tors up for election, Adam Elliott and Taggert Siegel. Gilchrist nomi nated Adam Elliott, Natalie Hodge and Gary McKenzie. Adam Elliott was elected and Hodge and McK enzie tied. A second round of voting was held and Natalie Hodge took the seat. Frank Dola and Scott Mills were up for election as directors from Levy County. Frank Dola, Vice President of the Board, and long time director stepped down. Levy County nomi nated Scott Mills and Bud Sharp. No vote was needed, Mills and Sharp are the directors. Dixie County seats that were up for election were held by Todd Begue and Heather Rucker. Todd Begue had stepped down in July and Heather Rucker has moved to Levy County. Dalton Long and Tracey Groom re placed them. Tracy Groom from Dixie held the Linden Teague at the 2018 Suwannee River Fair. At Large seat. So that seat was up for election. Heather Rucker and Gary McKenzie were nominated. Heather Rucker is the New At Large Direc tor. Loran Brookins, Suwannee River Fair Board President, spoke to the 4H leaders and FFA advisors about ways they can help the SRF to keep the participants informed and up to date on rules and deadlines. Holly Houghton of the Dixie rule changes. Some of the changes for the 2019 SRF are the Dog Show will be held March 2, a week before the rest of the fair starts. The Rabbit Show will be held on one day only. On Friday March 8, rabbit entry will be from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and the Rabbit Show will be 5:30 starting with the Clover Buds. Sunday March 10 the Goat Doe entry will be at 1:00 p.m. The Dairy/Meat Doe Goat Shows/ Showmanship will be held at 2 p.m. Another big change will happen in the Sale ring in 2019, only the cham pion animals will physically be taken into the ring for the sale. The other animals will stay in their pens during the sale and only the exhibitor of the animal will be in the sale ring for the actual bidding. The Beef Show will have Grand, Reserve, 3rd, 4th, and 5th place awards in 2019. Some other rule changes to the Steer and/or Heifer shows the rule that stated This will include an unassisted walk around the indoor arena by the exhibitor was deleted. Under the Beef Show general rules Animals must be groomed by the exhibitor. No professional groomers allowed was deleted. In 2019 cattle must be shown with leather show halters only. There were quite a few other rule changes for the fair this coming year. Exhibitors should talk to the FFA ad visor or 4H leader to see if any of the changes would affect their exhibits in the 2019 SRF. The second phase of the SRF will begin on Friday, March 15 and run through Wednesday, March 20 with the sale. The Fat Steer weigh-in will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the SRF grounds. The Feeder Steer weigh-in will be Friday, December 7, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Saturday, December 8, 2018 will be the Swine tag-in. New rules and new directors for 2019 SRF Bill Martin elected County Commissioner for District 2 Gilchrist County will have a new ber 17. Steven Hutson of Trenton will held by Jim Mash since February 14, 2007. Mash will be retiring fully on December 31. Hutson is retired Army and he and his wife Ann Marie, have lived in Trenton for about a year and a half. Hutson said on Monday, Im glad to be your new Veterans Service Of strive to continue the service the of past. The next big event that the Veterans the Veterans Day Parade to be held on Monday, November 12 at 10 a.m. in Trenton. The parade will begin on US Hwy. 129 and CR 307A. The pa rade lineup will start at Trenton El ementary School bus area. If groups or individuals wish to participate, please contact the Gilchrist County form. The parade forms must be re turned by October 31. If you need to contact the Gilchrist ed at 214 E Wade Street, Trenton, FL 32693. Steven Hutson to be new Veterans Service Steven Hutson When the last ballot was counted in the Primary Election, on Tuesday, August 28, 30.88 percent of Gilchrist Countys 11,557 registered voters cast a ballot. Four years ago in 2014 only 25 percent of voters cast a ballot. The only local race was for County Commissioner District 2 seat. Bill Martin won with 1,245 votes, he was followed by Robert Clemons who received 1,167 votes, John A. Yencho had 642 votes and Richard Fuller received 360 votes. All four candidates are registered republicans. Longtime Gilchrist County politician D. Ray Harrison who held County Commissioner District 2 seat for several terms decided not to seek reelection this year. Gilchrist County Republican voters supported Adam H. Putnam for Governer giving him 1,294 votes and he was followed by Ron DeSantis who received 1,032 votes. On the Democratic side Gwen Graham took the lead in Gilchrist County with 371 votes. Gilchrist County voters also favored Republican Rick Scott for United States Senator. He received 2,197 votes in the county to Roque Rocky De La Fuentes 303 votes. Democrats in Gilchrist County favored Brandon Peters for U.S. Representative in Congress District 2. Peters got 475 votes to Bob Rackleff with 267 votes. In the Circuit Judge 8th Judicial Group 8 the county went for David Robertson with 1,999 votes, Glorida Walker received 823 votes and Julie Waldman received 479. County Republicans voted for Matt Caldwell for Commissioner of Agriculture 1,283 votes followed by Denise Grimsely with 755 votes. On the Demoratic ticket voters went for Nicole Nikki Fried with 335 votes followed by Roy David Walker with 260 votes. In the Attorney General race on the Republican side Ashley Moody took the win county lead with 1,764 votes followed by Frank White who received 666. The Democratic votes went for Sean Show in the Attorney General race with 477 votes to Ryan Torrens vote of 250. A total of 600 early votes and 756 mail-in votes were cast in Gilchrist County. Bill Martin

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Page Two THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2018 GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Family Reunions The Roberts Family Reunion The Roberts family reunion is Saturday, September 1. It will be at the Bell Community center with lunch being served at noon. Bring your favorite dishes and desserts to share. Paper goods will be provided. Gilchrist County Journal USPS-218-620 PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY IN GILCHRIST COUNTY, 207 N. MAIN TRENTON, FLORIDA Less than 75% advertising We reserve the right to shorten articles, letters, etc. and delete any part or leave out in its entirety if we judge such to be offensive. SUBSCRIPTION RATES $25.00 A Year In Gilchrist County $30.00 Levy and Dixie Counties $40 Out of the Area Chris Rogers, Cindy Jo Ayers, Carrie Mizell, Beverly Langford, Cindy Sheffield, Anita Bryant, and Matthew Harrell ASSISTANTS Entered as Periodicals at the Post Office at Trenton, Florida, under the act of March 3, 1879. POSTMASTER Please Send Address Change To: Gilchrist County Journal, 207 N. Main Street, Trenton, Florida 32693 JOHN MIN AYERS II EDITOR/PUBLISHER Tide Tables For The Week of 8/30 to 9/5 for the mouth of the Suwannee River Th High 4:43 AM 3.4 Low 11:19 AM 0.8 30 High 5:03 PM 3.3 Low 11:29 PM 0.8 F High 5:13 AM 3.4 Low 12:01 PM 0.7 31 High 5:51 PM 3.1 Sa Low 12:05 AM 1.0 High 5:48 AM 3.4 1 Low 12:52 PM 0.7 High 6:51 PM 2.8 Su Low 12:48 AM 1.4 High 6:31 AM 3.4 2 Low 1:56 PM 0.7 High 8:11 PM 2.6 M Low 1:43 AM 1.7 High 7:30 AM 3.3 3 Low 3:17 PM 0.7 High 9:49 PM 2.6 Tu Low 3:00 AM 1.9 High 8:47 AM 3.3 4 Low 4:44 PM 0.5 High 11:22 PM 2.6 W Low 4:30 AM 2.0 High 10:11 AM 3.4 5 Low 6:00 PM 0.2 Bryant Family Reunion The Bryant Reunion will be held at the Priscilla Annex on September 8 from 10:00 a.m. until? All family and friends are invited. Meat will be furnished, please bring a covered dish. For further information call Nannette Wilkerson at (352) 4630522. Let our family take care of yours. Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pre-Schedule and Same-Day Appointments, 490-5005 1113 NW 23rd Ave Chiefland, FL 32626 (In front of Walmart) Come meet Ms. Barbara, she has over 20 years of Pediatric Experience. Well Child Visits, ADHD/ADD Care, Childhood Immunizations, School Physicals, Sports Physicals, Acute Care. Accepting all Medicaid and Most Insurance Plans. When you call our oce you will be answered directly by our Friendly Receptionist. $25.00 SPORTS PHYSICALS Same Day or Prescheduled Barbara Williams, ARNP. SMITH SALES & SERVICES, INC. HEAT & AIR ONE CALL DOES IT ALL! ELECTRICAL Sales, Service & Installation All Makes & Models Residential & Commercial Service Installation RA0016184 ER0004960 Hunt's Pest Control, Inc. GET RID OF: Cockroaches Waterbugs German Roaches Ants and other Household Pests WE DO TERMITE INSPECTIONS Phone 493-1051 493-4772 "We send 'em packing!" 7239 S.W. 80th Avenue Trenton, Florida 32693 homes@lesliesapp.com www.lesliesapp.com 352-463-7589 Leslie Sapp Construction, Inc. New Homes, Remodeling, and Roofing Assistance with Planning and Design Reliable Craftsmanship Since 1987 CCC1329256 Certified General Contractor CGC1516220 Looking for a Florida Blue Qualified HEALTH CARE PLAN? Call Melissa Myers 352-278-2336 The Matthews Reunion on Labor Day Please join us Labor Day, September 3rd at Hart Springs Pavilion for our annual Matthews family reunion. The business meeting will begin at noon and we will eat immediately thereafter. Bring your favorite dishes and drinks to share and join in the fun. Rotary President Aaron Haynes, Rotarian Rob Rankin, Sheriff Bobby Schultz, Lt. Clint Anderson and Sgt. Edwin Jenkins. Our Gilchrist Rotary meetings just keep getting better! Our turnout on Monday, August 27th at the Womans Rotarian and School Superintendent Rob Rankin and Sheriff Bobby Schultz talk to us about the efforts the Gilchrist County School District and employing to do everything possible to make our schools safe for our children, teachers and staff. Superintendent Rankin noted that the focus changed last February 14th with the shooting of students at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Increased security, training, and mental health support are just a few of the measures being implemented to improve safety in our schools. A mental health director who is knowledgeable about Rotary learns about new Gilchrist Safety Measures resources outside of the school system has been employed. An additional been added and Lt. Clint Anderson will serve as the SRO Supervisor. Gilchrist County. Lt. Edwin Jenkins explained the rigorous selection and tactics required for a responder in the Sheep Dog program. The Sheep Dog program is our countys name and plan for what is known throughout the state as the Guardian Program a program designed to have armed guardians who are not teachers watch over public schools. What was most impressive is how work together, shoulder to shoulder, to do all within their power to keep our schools safe. That is not the case in some areas of the state and country. Working together and watching out for each other as family is one of the attributes that makes Gilchrist County such a special place. We are not immune to safety issues but it is heartening to know our Sheriff and Superintendent are in lockstep to do their best to keep our county safe. As Rankin and Schultz concluded, there will always be a risk but we have to do all we can to prepare, train and pray. That will provide the best opportunity to attend school and feel safe in a world of uncertainty. And to go along with our informative and heartfelt meeting was a delicious meal served by Chef Jason of Chefs Table Bistro. Fried chicken, garden salad, creole rice and beans and mini cupcakes was enjoyed for our luncheon. Trenton Fall Festival to be October 24 Submitted Trenton High School FCA (Federation of Christian Athletes) is planning a fall festival. The festival is planned for October 24 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., and is open to the public. Bring your whole family for free food, free games, music, and vendors. This is a family-friendly event, and will be held at the High School, 1013 North Main Street, Trenton, Florida. For more information email trentonfca@gmail.com The Thomas Walker and Elizabeth Bettie OSteen Walker Family Reunion Submitted by Paula Sarah Dempsey, descendant of Thomas and Bettie Walker The Thomas Walker and Elizabeth Bettie OSteen Walker family will again celebrate being one of the First Families of Florida, settling the Pickett Lake area of what would become LaFayette County, FL well prior to 1845 with its annual Family Reunion at the Byrd Hunting Lodge on Saturday, September 8, 2018 about noon. This is a change in day from our usual Grandparents Sunday to Saturday so please mark your calendars accordingly! Everyone is invited to attend especially those that descend from the Thomas Walker (1796-1869) and Elizabeth Bettie OSteen Walker (?-1885) known family: Isaac Walker (7-7-1820 to 8-21886) and Amanda Pouchier Susan Walker (1823 to ?) and Mitchell Sullivan Berry (Littleberry) Walker (1833 to 6-4-1904) Thomas Walker (1830-?) and Roxie Ann Sullivan James Walker (4-10-1825 to 1027-1901) and 1/Rachael (Hasmape?) and their children: Martha Walker Hatch, Thomas Walker and James Isham Walker. James Walker (4-10-1825 to 1027-1901) and 2/Mary (Armstrong) Walker (died 8-2-1922) and their children: William Clayton Walker (3-7-1874 to 4-10-1953) and Sarah Caledonia (Best) Walker (7-4-1880 to 2-?1958) Albert James Walker (2-16-1876 to 7-6-1960) and 1/Lettie Rooks and 2/Ida Dobson Lewis Walker (7-26-1877 to 2-?1968) and 1/Susan Whisnet and 2/ Lucille Brown Mary Lougenia Walker (5-12-1883 to 1936) and Melous Dees James Jefferson Walker (9-14-1885 to 8-19-1956) and 1/Maude Dempsey and 2/Lucille Hicks Fannie Gertrude Walker (8-24-1889 to 8-8-1985) and Claude Dempsey Alice Viola Walker (2-4-1890 to 813-1906) Samuel Pasco Walker (8-30-1893 to 4-1-1915) Ollie Ruby Walker (10-24-1896 to 6-6-1972) and Grover C. McCray Initially, the James Jefferson Walker family began this reunion on the Sunday closest to Uncle Jeffs birthday, September 14th. The Sunday after Labor Day was named National Grandparents Day by President Jimmy Carter in the 1970s. been moved to a Saturday and we hope it is a success especially for folks from out of town. Please plan to bring wonderful covered dishes to go with mullet and chicken, your own beverages, and favorite desserts. Mullet, chicken, swamp cabbage, ice, eating utensils, cups and paper products will be provided. Please bring auction items for our annual auction. Our lively auction helps raise money to cover our expenses for next years reunion and is always lots of fun and laughs! For directions or if you have any other questions, please contact Benita at bbyrd@atlantic.net. We hope to see you there! Socials Happy Birthday wishes to Terri Tompkins on August 30th; Renee Brown, Pat Schubert, Jason Waters, Tiffany Smith and Mevalee Philman on August 31st; Dale (Pinky) Jones, Emily Quincey and Shanann Cannon on September 1st; Doug Beach, Albert Elmore, Gwen C. Clifton and Caleb Rodriquez on September 2nd; Myles Bradley, Gary Templeton, Stanley Trumpp, Javan Grant and Brent Owens on September 3rd; Carl Rehberg and Cdell Stalvey on September 4th; Donald Smith, Salley Martin, Jacki Johnson, Shannon Wells and Linda Waters on September 5th; Happy Anniversary wishes Mr. and Mrs. D. Ray Harrison, Jr. on their 60th Anniversary August 30th; Mr. and Mrs. James Kitlen on September 1st; Mr. and Mrs. Ron Bivens on September 3rd; Mr. and Mrs. PeeWee Smith on September 5th; The 9th Annual Great Suwannee River Basin Cleanup The 9th Annual Great Suwannee River Basin Cleanup is upon us! Beginning September 1st and lasting until November 30th, different groups will clean sections of the Suwannee River, the Santa Fe River, the Withlacoochee River, and coastal areas (as well as any other waterbody within the basin). During the past eight years, we have managed to collect over 100,000 pounds of garbage from the basin. Lets get to work and push for another 100,000! This cleanup works best for those who either have their own vessels or can rent a vessel. Rum 138 has offered a discount to those who want to rent a canoe/kayak for this cleanup. You can reach them at (386) 454-4247 for reservations. Current Problems can supply grabbers, bags, gloves, nets, and other help if needed. We now have a motorboat and are available to assist for larger groups or groups that may need assistance. Please email me, Megan Black, at aar.currentproblems.org to sign up. Many of you participate every year and have a section of river you prefer, which is great! Keep me updated on your plans. For those of you who are new to this cleanup, I can help you choose a section of river if needed. The time that you schedule your cleanup is entirely up to you. 4 Pets Sake We are getting calls from people that are having problems with feral cats. The cats and kittens do not ask to be dumped along the side of your property, nor did you ask for the problem. It has gotten to be an issue. 4 Pets Sake no longer does spaying and neutering for feral cats but we may be able to refer you to veterinarians, we cant make any promises. All of us here are doing our best to help as many pets and people that we are able. We are still saving aluminum cans for our fundraiser. Call or text fourpetssake1@windstream.net (386) 935-0975 or (352) 542-2955 The Spring Ridge Volunteer Fire Departments September 1st Pancake Breakfast Injured Trenton The September 1st, 2018 Spring Ridge Volunteer Fire Departments breakfast will be dedicated to Trenton Cumbie. All the proceeds from the breakfast will be given to the Trust Account fund set up for these two brave men. The breakfast will start at the Station 3) at 7:30 AM on Saturday, September 1st and run until at least 10:00 AM. Members of the Gilchrist County Fire and Rescue Services will also be on hand. All area residents are invited to attend. Blueberry, nut and plain pancakes will be served, along with sausages, eggs, grits (cheese grits, too!), coffee and juice. As usual, the cost for the breakfast will be a donation Ridge/Gilchrist County Fire Station 3 is located on County Road 340 (Poe Springs Road), just east of the Spring Ridge Church of God. Come have a nice breakfast and chat with Saturday of September and every month! Please help us take this opportunity to come together and help the families

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GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Page Three THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2018 By Cindy Jo Ayers Trenton High School Alumni Reunion September 29, at TES, dont miss it The Trenton High School Alumni Reunion will be held Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Trenton Elementary cafeteria. Any alumni of Trenton High School and teachers are invited to attend the reunion. Registration and social will begin at 10:30 a.m. with the program beginning at 11:30 a.m. followed by a meal. The classes of 1968 and 1969 will be recognized at this years Alumni Reunion. There will be fellowship, good times and good food shared by all. Reservations of $20 per person are due by Monday, September 10, 2018. Payable to Dale Anderson, 112 S Main St., Rm 138, Trenton, FL 32693. Tommy Parrish 352-317-2688 PAINTING Residential/Commercial Interior/Exterior Drywall Repair CARPET CLEANING Water Restoration Services Tile and Grout Cleaning Pressure Washing psnorthfla@bellsouth.net CARPET CLEANING Water Restoration Services Tile and Grout Cleaning Pressure Washing FLORIDA FARM BUREAU INSURANCE COMPANIES BEN COLSON Agent AUTO LIFE HOME Office: 352-463-2298 Fax: 352-463-3877 Claims: 1-866-275-7322 306 West Wade Street Trenton, Florida 32693 ben.colson@ffbic.com "NEED A FENCE OF ANY KIND CALL DANNY ANYTIME." Barbed Wire Woven Wire Chain Link Board Danny Hodge (352) 463-1832 -Mobile (352) 493-5345 4110 S.W. 25th Street -Bell, Florida DURON WILLIAMSONS TREE SERVICE LLC. www.duronwilliamsonstreeservice.com Licensed and Insured Call for FREE Estimates cell 352-318-3610 office 386-935-2180 All Phases of Tree Work From trimming to complete Light land clearing, Bobcat & bucket truck I have to tell you all, Newport, Rhode Island was not on my must see travel list. But now that I have been there its a pretty neat place to visit. My husband, John has one sister Elizabeth. After Elizabeth married Tucker Craig, they moved to South Florida and had two sons, Taylor and William. Taylor and his sweetheart Joy announced they would be mar ried this summer in Newport soon Our family started making plans to attend the wedding soon after the in vitation arrived. This trip was loaded er been to Rhode Island. Which was very pretty, by the way, and Newport was packed with history. ride which worked out very well since Newport. We stayed in the Inns of Newport which were three Victorian homes turned bed and breakfasts. They were located across the narrow cobblestone street from homes built in the 1700s. Our daughter Carrie de scribed Newport well when she said, Its like St. Augustine on steroids. The six of us arrived on Thursday evening and attended the welcome dinner at a neat restaurant on Bow ens Wharf on the Narragansett Bay. All the native Floridians in our group really enjoyed dinner which featured some great New England food in cluding lobster mac and cheese and clam chowder as well as lots of other good food. On Friday morning we left Admiral Farragut Inn and headed to the wharf to climb aboard the Adirondack II for a trip sailing out into the bay. We en joyed watching the huge sails as they were lifted. One of the mates on the boat told us that Newport was found ed in 1639 on Aquidneck Island, which was called Rhode Island at the time. During the Gilded Age many of the countrys richest families built summer homes on the coast in New port. She pointed to Hammersmith Farm, a Victorian mansion and estate as we sailed by. This was the child hood home of First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, and the site of the reception for her 1953 wedding to then U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy. We took the mates recommenda tion and had lobster rolls at First Beach for lunch and sipped a Dels soft frozen lemonade while enjoy ing the beach breeze. Afterward, we headed down the Cliff Walk and ended up at the Breakers. The Break ers was built by Cornelius Vanderbilt II. The 70-room mansion has a gross area of 125,339 square feet and was constructed between 1893 and 1895. Lets just say when our tour came to an end, I was plumb worn out. Later that evening we attended Taylor and Joys wedding which was held at Castle Hill Inn. It was a beautiful outdoor wedding overlook ing the bay. Taylor and Joy are both foodies so there was lots and lots of great food. Our clan really enjoyed the mini lobster rolls and raw oysters which were farm raised in Rhode Is land. Their wedding was wonderful, dress to the amazing sunset, it was simply perfect. The next day John and I just visited Trinity Church which was founded in 1698. The church building we toured was built in 1726. The woodwork in the building was amazing. On the grounds in front of the church was a granite stone inscribed with these words, Rained all day. Made jelly and did other housekeeping matters which consumed the morning, from the diary of Fanny R. Clarke 1867. We enjoyed just plundering around the shops for a while and then met our daughter Carrie and her husband Adam for lunch at a working wharf where the local lobster boats docked. We enjoyed wonderful fresh steamed lobster at the Lobster Shack and what just might have been the best ear of steamed corn I have ever eaten. While in Newport we learned that they have had an unusually hot sum mer. In fact on Friday it was the same temperature there as it was back home in Trenton. Our family had hoped for some cooler weather while up New England way, but it wasnt to be. In fact, some of the lobstermen had tak en up their traps because most of the lobster had crawled north to Maine because the water had become too warm for them in the Narragansett Bay area. Sunday morning we got up Our son J. and his wife Lyndsay got up early Saturday and bid Aunt Elizabeth good bye and headed to ward Boston, they visited Plymouth Rock, and then headed on north end ing up in beautiful Kittery, Maine. It sure is nice to have two hand some nephews and even better when one of them makes it possible for our family to spend a few days in New England. Needless to say a good time was had by all. --August heat in Florida. My friend Angie shared this recipe with me and it is super simple to make. Cherry Fluff Salad 1 20 ounce can crushed pine apple, in heavy syrup, do not drain 1 large container whipped topping, thawed 1 cup pecans, chopped In a large bowl, combine cherry whipped topping and pecans. First Annual Mutt Strut at Ayers By: Danette Hyde Who doesnt love mans best friend, in fact dogs are so loved that August 26th had been set aside as National Dog Day a tribute to our furry friends. To celebrate National Dog Day Ayers Health and Rehabilitation with dogs big and small, fat and tall. A total of 14 dogs participated in the Mutt Strut. There were all kinds of dogs:Poodles, Pugs, Basset Hounds, Golden Retriever, Jack Russell, and various others. The residents lined the halls anxiously awaiting the parade of dogs. The animals and their owners went up one neighborhood and then another so all the residents could enjoy seeing, petting and playing with them. The joy was evident in the faces of everyone and by the wags of the tails. The dogs were rewarded with dog treats and their owners lemonade and cookies. Ayers cant thank the owners enough for bringing their animals for everyone to enjoy. Our hope is that we can celebrate National Dog Day every year with a Mutt Strut for all to look forward to. Ayers residents enjoyed National Dog Day. On August 20, a Dixie County Sheriffs deputy was dispatched to a gas station in Old Town to meet with a female who said that she had been attacked by three individuals. Upon meeting with the female victim, the deputy obtained a sworn statement concerning the event during which the victim stated that she was preg nant. After obtaining a statement from the victim, the deputy went to the residence in Old Town where he met with a witness and female sus pect, Jaime Huber. Huber gave a sworn statement that contradicted the statement given by the victim during which Huber said that there had been no incident involving the victim. On the night of August 21, the dep uty was contacted by a witness who produced a video of the victim lying on the ground in a guarded position while the suspect, Huber, was on top of her striking her repeatedly. Late that night the deputy made contact with Huber and once again interviewed her about the incident. Huber, 37 of Trenton, was then arrested for Aggravated Battery and ment. Huber posted bond the following day and is awaiting additional court appearances. This press release was provided by Major Scott Harden of the Dixie Huber arrested by Dixie County Sheriffs Deputy on August 21 Jaime Huber

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Page Four GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2018 By Angie Land Heart Matters Have you noticed how every talk show host and the cover of every magazine promises THE ANSWER to every single problem we face? They pledge to solve our health problems, relationship problems, money problems, etc., with the results of the latest study, survey, or the newest information available. Now, I am not opposed to new information or studies. In fact, I think we are wise to stay in pursuit of knowledge and be lifelong learners. My angst comes from thinking that all the right answers have yet to be discovered; perhaps we just keep hoping someone will come up with an easier route to deal with our problems. Our pastor recently challenged us to read continuously through the book of Proverbs, reading the month, chapter two on the second, and so on. Since there are thirty-one chapters, there is an assigned chapter for any months Proverbs might seem to be just a collection of quaint, old-fashioned sayings. However, upon study and consideration, deep spiritual insights appear that focus on the character and works of God and prove to be anything but outdated. A proverb is a short, concise sentence that expresses a moral truth not just intended to present knowledge (having the facts), but to impart wisdom (applying those facts to life). Further, the Hebrew word for proverb means to rule or govern. Hence, the truths presented in the Proverbs provide profound advice for us to live by. Written by King Solomon, called the wisest man who ever lived, the book begins with a purpose statement: The proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of Israel: for attaining wisdom and discipline; for understanding words of insights; for acquiring a disciplined and prudent life, doing what is right and just and fair; for giving prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the young. (Proverbs 1:1-4) A few things I noticed about this purpose statement: the priority is about attaining wisdom AND discipline. One without the other can prove dangerous. Wisdom without discipline will give way to temptation (Solomons accumulation of wives and concubines that led him away from the Lord is an obvious example) but discipline without wisdom can simply result in punishment or even abuse. Second, these verses dont argue basic spiritual and moral beliefs. They assume the reader desires to do what is right and just and fair, not split hairs or look for loopholes fact, agreeing with Gods Word is a prerequisite to comprehending Solomons proverbs. Finally, Solomon seeks to experience and words of wisdom. A young person who energetically seeks wisdom will have success, while those who mock and hate knowledge, calamity will overtake (Proverbs 1:26-27). This holds true whether we are young in years or at heart, so no matter what our age, I challenge you to take a deeper look at the wisdom and insight of Solomons proverbs, because every heart matters! New Hope Baptist Church 4470 NW CR-236 P. O. Box 14 Bell, FL 32619 Pastor: Billy Philman We welcome you to come and share in the word of God SUNDAY SCHOOL SUNDAY MORNING SERVICE WEDNESDAY BIBLE STUDY 9:45 AM 11:00 AM 6:30 PM 502 NE 7th Street Trenton, FL 32693 (352) 463-3793 SERVICE TIMES: Sunday 9:30 am .... Bible Study 10:30 a.m. ..... Worship 5:00 p.m. ..... Worship Wednesday 7:00 p.m. ... Bible Study www.trentonchurchofchrist.com 5750 W CR-232 Bell, FL 352-463-1082 MIDWAY CHURCH OF CHRIST SUNDAY Bible Class ... 10 am Morning Worship ... 11 am Childrens Class/Singing .. 4:45 pm Evening Worship ... 5 pm WEDNESDAY Bible Class ... 7 pm 1st Wednesday night each month devoted to singing Connecting People to Christ 5509 West County Road 232, Bell, Florida (2.5 miles West of SR 129 Between Trenton & Bell) Worship times: Sunday School...........................10:00 AM Worship......................................11:00 AM Wednesday Prayer & Youth.........7:00 PM (Chuck Scott Pastor) PRISCILLA BAPTIST CHURCH 5K Fundraiser to be Sept. 12 Submitted The Race for the Ages 5K Fundraiser will be held on September 12, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. at the First Magnitude Brewery, 1220 SE Veitch Street, Gainesville. fundraisers; it supports our ability to expand services and assist clients as we move to accomplish our mission in North Central Florida. agency that administers funds from the Florida Department of Elder Affairs for senior services in a sixteen county area (Alachua, Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, Lafayette, Lake, Levy, Marion, Putnam, Sumter, Suwannee and Union counties). Elder Options, mandated by the Federal Older Americans Act, exists to promote the independence, dignity, health, and well-being of our elder citizens; to plan, fund and administer a coordinated continuum of services; and to advocate for the needs of older Americans. Bethel Baptist Church Bible Study 9:45 a.m. Sunday Worship 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. Prayer & Discipleship Wed. 7 p.m. Youth Praise & Worship Wed. 6:00 p.m. Awana Program Wed. 6:00 p.m. Pastor: Stephen Ahrens Music Minister: Mary Alice Heath Youth Director: Aaron Bachle 352-463-2028 7070 S.W. CR-334A Trenton, FL 326 93 Connecting, growing, and serving in love. www.bethelbaptisttrentonfl.com Evangelist Carl omas to speak at Bell Church of God Revival Evangelist Carl Thomas will be at the Bell Church of God, 4 miles North of Bell on Hwy. 129, on September 16th thru the 21st for a revival. The time on Sunday will be 10:50 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday Services will begin at 7:00 p.m. Great singing! Great Preaching! Come worship with us. For more information call (386) 935-2006 or e-mail at BellChurchof God@gmail.com. World War II Vets Meeting World War II Vets will meet at September 13 at 11:00 a.m. Hope to see you there. All Vets, family, and care givers are invited to come. Any questions please call me, Virginia Lewis at 352-528-2310. Club House Rentals Available for Weddings and events Gilchrist County Womans Club Club House 819 SW CR 339, Trenton Call Connie at 463-3194 2nd Annual Fort White Crafts and BBQ Cook-Off Festival September 1 This family event for the end of summer will have 100 plus craft, and food vendors. Musical entertainment all day. Backyard BBQ cook-off with trophies. Plenty of activities for the entire family. Free kids zone, free admission, and free parking. The Annual Festival will be held on Saturday September 1, from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. at the Community Center in Fort White. The event is sponsored by the Fort White Chamber of Commerce and Babe Ruth Softball League. If you need more information please contact Betsy Thomason at 352-2754433, or email betsythomason@ gmail.com The festival location is 17579 SW State Road 47, Fort White. 32038. Community Center and Sports Complex next to High School. Website: www.facebook.com/ groups/1612541729056301 www.fortwhitechamber.org Ft. White Chamber of Commarce would like to invite everyone to this event. Please come out and support the local Chamber and the Babe Ruth Softball League Women Veterans Event at Otter Springs Park and Camp Ground Friends of ForVets will be holding an event in recognition of Womens Veterans Service on Saturday, Sep tember 15, 2018. The event will include a free hair trim, manicure, Zumba, massage, Yoga, swimming, and hiking trails to enjoy. The wom en will also enjoy door prizes and lunch. All women veterans are invited to attend please RSVP 352-256-5778. An Evening of Bluegrass An evening of Bluegrass will be held at Otter Springs in the Spring House Lodge on Friday, September 7 beginning at 6:30 p.m. The event will feature Dolton Pike and guest bands. The admission is free and there will be food and beverages available for purchase. Camp Valor Projects at Otter Springs. By Matthew Harrell Bell volleyball picked up a pair of wins to open the season last week, defeating 7A Columbia and defend ing Class 1A runner-up Union Coun ty, but falling to Oak Hall to open the season 2-1. Bell hosted Columbia Monday night to open the regular season. Bell got off to a fast start, dominat one, but dropped the second set 2516 to even the match at 1-1. In the third set, Bell would again be in control the whole way to take two-sets-to-one lead after 25-13 set win. The fourth set was close in the be ginning until it entered a lengthy de After the delay, Bell pulled away to 3-1 win in the match. Senior outside hitter Jill Morgan led the team with 18 kills, followed closely by junior Jillian Cassube with 16. Cassube also tallied six aces. Jenna Holley had a team-high 20 digs. Kylee Barry had a double-dou ble with 44 assists and 12 digs. She On Tuesday, the Bulldogs traveled to Gainesville for a match against Oak Hall. 19-25, 25-22, 16-25, 25-15, 15-12. The Eagles limited Bell to a .148 hitting percentage in the match. Morgan again had 18 kills to lead the Bulldogs offensively. Cassube had 14. Jenna Holley recorded 23 digs. Kylee Barry had another double-dou ble with 41 assists and 15 digs. Bell volleyball wins two of three in open The Bulldogs wrapped up the week on Thursday against Union County. Last year, the Tigers advanced Sneads. two sets, winning 25-13 and 25-17, but fell behind in the third. The Bull dogs tried to rally back late in the set, but fell 25-22 in set three. But the Bulldogs bounced back in set four dominating the set for a 2510 win to take the match, 3-1. Jill Morgan led the team with her third consecutive 18-kill match. Jil lian Cassube had 16. Jenna Holley tallied 26 digs. Kylee Barry recorded her third double-dou ble with 43 assists and 22 digs. The Bulldogs have three games this week, traveling to Monticello for their district opener against Jefferson County on Monday, then traveling to Pierson Saturday where they will see Pierson Taylor and Crescent City. Melody Piechocki (7), Kylee Barry (11) and Jillian Cassube (6) celebrate after a score in the fourth set of the Bulldogs 3-1 win over Union County Thursday night. Photo by Matthew Harrell. Letter to the Editor Dear Editor or Whom it may con cern, Live Oak Church of God Mens Ministry would like to Thank you for putting our Events Iron Sharp ens Iron in your local news for this year. Without this our Events would not have been a success throughout the year. It has been a blessing to our Mens Ministry this year. Thank you so much. We would like to thank Sheriff Bobby Schultz, Deputies Lt. Ke agon WeatherfordOperations Com mander, Lt. Scotty DouglasPatrol, Suwannee County Sheriff Sam St.John, Hamilton County Sher iff Harrell Reid, Seminole County and the parents of the late Gilchrist County Sgt. Noel Ramirez, Mr. and Mrs. Noel Ramirez for coming to our Event on August 20th in Live Oak. Those who came heard Seminole Gene Gregory, who spoke at the fall en Gilchrist County Deputies Funeral in April of this year. Many that came, such as the entire Florida Sheriff Boys Ranch Youth and candidates blessing from the Lord. If you did not make it, you missed a blessing. The Events will begin again in February of 2019. Thanks so much, Johnnie Philman Mens Min istry Leader at Live Oak Church of God. 386-842-5494. Farm Bureau has Cash for the Classroom Florida Farm Bureau will award up to $20,000 in grant money for classroom projects. Pre-kindergarten, elementary, middle and high school teachers can grow the budgets for their classrooms by teaching their students about agriculture. Florida Farm Bureau Federation is offering multiple $250 mini-grants to engaged in classroom instruction at the pre-K to 12th grade levels for the 2018-19 school year. Grants of up to $250 each will be awarded for original and creative activities or programs that increase the understanding of agriculture among students. Agriculture impacts every person daily, from the food they eat to the clothes they wear, said Michele Curts, Florida Farm Bureau leadership programs coordinator. Its vital that students understand the importance of agriculture and teachers see how easy it is to integrate agriculture into all subjects like math, science, language arts and social studies. Grant applications are due Oct. 1. no later than Nov. 16 via email. Educators can apply for the grant by formstack.com/forms/grant. The Mini-Grant Program is part of the Florida Farm Bureau Womens Leadership Committees commitment to support agricultural education in classrooms across Florida. A total of up to $20,000 will be awarded in mini-grants throughout the 2018-19 school year. Last year, 55 Florida teachers received grant funding for agricultural projects. Florida Farm Bureau has awarded more than $200,000 in total grants toward promoting agriculture in the classroom since the programs inception in 1998. National Public Lands Day at Fanning Springs State Park There will be a National Public Lands Day at Fanning Springs State Park on Saturday, September 22nd, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Florida has one of the largest park systems in the Continental U.S. with 175 award-winning state parks and nearly 800,000 acres of land under management. On September 22nd, 2018, why not spend a few hours helping preserve the wonderful natural and cultural resources at Fanning Springs State Park. Volunteers are needed to assist our Fanning Springs and Nature Coast State Trail teams in trimming overgrowth and clearing debris from trails, as well as, removing any trash along the banks of the Suwannee River and the main spring. Comfortable clothes and closed-toed shoes are required. Water, sunscreen, and bug spray are suggested. All volunteers must complete a Florida Park Service Volunteer Application. Applications will be provided upon arrival for the event. For more information and to submit applications, please contact Roy Ficht, Park Services Specialist Sure I wave the American flag. Do you know a better flag to wave? Sure I love my country with all her faults. Im not ashamed of that, never have been, never will be. John Wayne

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Page Five GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2018 American Legion Auxiliary to host Ladies Vintage Tea A ladies Vintage Tea will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 1 to 4 p.m. The tea will be held at the Americn Legion Post 57 located at 2602 SW Main Blvd., in Lake City, Florida. Vintage party favors, hat contest, and photo booth with lots of hats and accessories free to use. Please come dressed in your best vintage costume and hat or use one of ours. Bring your daughter, granddaughter or even a friend. Tickets are $25 for adults and children are $15 ages 7-16. All proceeds from this event will be used for local veterans programs. Seating for the tea is limited. Call Maryann at 352-843-2353 or Lisa at 386-466-2851 if you have questions or if you would like a ticket. Obituaries Please be advised of the closure of the ofce of Cheryl Smith LCSW, due to retirement effective August 31, 2018. Individuals may contact this provider to access healthcare information at P O Box 1474, Trenton, FL 32693. WOLFE PLUMBING, INC. Guaranteed Plumbing Service Drain Cleaning, Repairs, Leak Detection, New Construction 7-Day Service 352-463-2202 386-935-0616 Lic # CFC051621 Senior & Veteran Discounts Auto Body Collision Repair We Accept All Insurance Claims Doing business for Over 30 years. Fanning Springs Auto 16720 N.W. Hwy. 19 Fanning Springs 352-463-2387 We Guarantee Our Work as long as you own your car. Mrs. Ella Jane Langford Ella Jane Langford of Newberry, passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at ET York Hospice in Gainesville. She was 85 years old. Ella Jane was born on December 6, 1932 to Wiley and Susie Bass in Bell and was a lifelong resident of Gilchrist County. She was a homemaker and a mother and was of the Church of Christ faith. Mrs. Langford is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Alvin Langford; her daughter, Susan Asbell and her grandchildren, Mark Asbell and Chad Berry. She is survived by her daughter, Janice Berry of Newberry; her sons, Madison (Jannette) Langford of Summerville, Tennessee and Ronnie Langford of Newberry; her sister, Betty Sue Langford of High Springs; 8 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren. A Graveside Service for Mrs. Langford was held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Union Baptist Church Cemetery with Mr. For on-line condolences, please visit www.watsonfhtrenton.com Arrangements under the care of Watson Funeral Home, Trenton. _____________________ Mr. Huey Clay Clayton Gardner Huey Clay Clayton Gardner, 77 of Crossville, Tennessee passed from this life on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville, Tennessee. Clay was born Friday, October 18, 1940 in Homerville, Georgia, he was the son of the late John and Muriel (Daughtery) Gardner, grandson of Joe and Ruby Pearl (Walker) Daughtery, great-grandson of William Clayton and Sarah Caledonia (Best) Walker, great-great-grandson of James and Mary (Armstrong) Walker and Mary (Miller Wrede Sparrow) and Dr. James Best, and great-great-greatgrandson of Thomas and Betsy (OSteen) Walker, recognized as one of the First Families of Florida, settling the Pickett Lake area well prior to 1845. Clay volunteered for the military and served with distinction in the United States Navy as an intelligence electrician for most of his postmilitary career. Clay was an avid reader and loved being surrounded by his family and friends during his retirement. Clay is survived by a daughter Kelli and her husband Daniel Beasmore, a son John and his wife Cindy (Clevenger) Bonds, 9 grandchildren Anthony, Natali, Zachary, Alegia, Mayci Grebe, Melody and Westley Beasmore, Jarrod, Julian and Jacob Bonds, and one great-grandson Bodhi Bonds. Additionally, Clay is survived by one of his beloved older sisters Denise JoAnn Gardner of Patterson, Georgia, 5 nephews including Robin and his wife Teri (Wanser) Booth, Guy Booth, Drew and Dane Hughes, and Jim and his wife Kathy (Smith) Daughtery, 2 nieces Dawn (Hughes) and her husband Rev. Danny Rodgers and Emily (Daughtery) and John Burgoyne, plus extended family including many cousins in north central Florida and southern Georgia, and many friends. In addition to his parents, Clay was preceded in death by his wife LaRae Sunni Gardner and sister Betsy Gardner Hughes. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018 about 10:30-11:00 a.m. at Midway Baptist Church Cemetery, 3407 SE County Rd 405, Mayo, followed by the Walker Family Reunion at the Byrd Hunting Lodge about 12 noon. Please bring your favorite covered dish, dessert and beverage. Mullet, chicken, swamp cabbage, ice and paper goods will be provided. For more info on the reunion, please contact Benita at bbyrd@atlantic. net. _____________________ Mrs. Judy Faye Wadsworth Hill Judy Faye Wadsworth Hill, 76, of Keaton Beach passed away August 21, 2018. Mrs. Hill was born July 1, 1942 to the late Howard and Lucille Wadsworth in Aucilla, but had lived in the Taylor County area for over 40 years after moving there from Cross City. She was a member of the Dixie County High School Class of 1960 and the Blue Creek Baptist Church in Keaton Beach. Mrs. Hill owned and operated the Bookmark in Perry for several years. Mrs. Hill is survived by her husband of over 57 years Sidney Hill, Sr. her sons Sid Hill, Jr. (Tracy) and Tyson Hill (Juanita), her daughter Julie Hernandez (Ron), six grandchildren, and other extended family members. Funeral services for Mrs. Hill were held 11:00 AM Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home Cross City Chapel, with Bro. Jack Anderson, Bro. Harold Reams, Interment followed at Cross City Cemetery. The family received friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Arrangements were placed under the care of Rick Gooding Funeral Please sign the online guest book at rickgoodingfuneralhomes.com. _____________________ Mrs. Imogene Poston Imogene Poston, 73, of Cross City passed away August 10, 2018. Mrs. Poston was born November 25, 1944 to the late Robert and Thelma Israel in Quincy, but had lived in the Cross City area since 1982. She will always be remembered as a lady that loved her family. Mrs. Poston is survived by her son Sanford R. Poston, her daughters Peggy Stanton and Michelle great-grandchildren, two great-greatgrandchildren, and other extended family members. She was preceded in death by her husband Sanford B. Poston and her daughter Diane Poston. Arrangements were placed under the care of Rick Gooding Funeral Please sign the online guest book at rickgoodingfuneralhomes.com. The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, August 23 at the Levy County Quilt Museum. We had a great show and tell day with items from Lovezine, Ellen, Mary and Cheryl. Lovezine had some gorgeous quilts for sale. Ellen brought in the crochet lap quilts for Vets. Cheryl has a new table topper for her home. Marys busy with a deer wall hanging. Show and tell day is always exciting. John and the guys from Lancaster were out. They were busy trying to catch up with all the plant growth. With the daily rain, they might not get caught up till the weather gets cooler which should be just a few months away. Thanks guys for your help. Saturday begins a new month so the Backyard Pickers will be with us. We have Pauls washtub now that hes retired. He played that washtub for 60 years. Thank you. We enjoyed learning how to play it. We wont be playing it with the band but you could. Johnny Johnston, the Old Sewing Machine Man, will be here Wednesday, September 19th. Debi will also be here to help with your quilting problems and to show a new way to add piping to your quilt. Cheryl has a new table runner for her home. Its just in time for the fall season. Gilchrist County Land Transactions Leonard L. Knuckles, Jr. and Linda Knuckles to Leandra L. Pearce, Warranty Deed, Lot 11 Lancaster Estates 1st Addition, $10.00. Sharron Bowker to Kelly Lynn Largent, Warranty Deed, $132,000.00, 29-08-16-0000-0002-0000. Jaime N. Villamizar and Alexandra Villamizar to Stacia Lynn Williams and Jason Douglas Minshew, Warranty Deed, $13,000.00, Lot 3 Block 4 Spring Ridge Subdivision Unit 1. Krystal N. Hovey and Christopher M. Hovey to Maria Eva Perujo, Warranty Deed, $65,000.00, Lot 2 Block 22, Suwannee River Estates North. Ralph John Cunningham and Betsey Cunningham to Holly Willis, $213,500.00, Lot 26 Riverwalk of Fanning Springs Phase I. Gary Stanley and Glenda D. Douglas to Julia Gress, Warranty Deed, $10.00, Part of 10-08S-16E. Christy Lynne Corburn f/k/a Christy Lynne Simmons to Christy Lynne Corburn, Warranty Deed, $10.00, 29-07-15-0000-0008-0020. Cody Hutchinson to Cody O. Hutchinson and Cheyenne L. Stemple, Warranty Deed, $0.00, 0410-14-0000-0010-0030. James E. Ferguson and Nancy M. Ferguson to Matthew Stephen Dillard and Marianne Dillard, Warranty Deed, $275,000.00, Lot 5 Western Meadows II. Larry E. Moseman to Deborah E, Payne, Warranty Deed, $10.00, 2810-16-0000-0004-0000, Lot 23 Buck 23 Subdivision. Cynthia Kay Watson f/k/a Cynthia Kay Arrington to Frances Cecile Barber, John Samuel Dilger, Jr. and Melanie Nichole Dilger, Warranty Deed, $49,000.00, Lot 3 Buck 23 Subdivision. Calvin W. Carlisle to Cynthia Kay Watson f/k/a Cynthia Kay Arrington, Warranty Deed, $10.00, Lot 3 Buck 23 Subdivision. Weekly Arrest Report August 20, 2018 John Thomas Hamilton, 35, of Cross City, was arrested by the Gilchrist County Sheriffs Department for Violation of Probation, Possession of Meth, No Bond. August 21, 2018 Kristian Lee Lajoie, 22, of Bell, was arrested by the Gilchrist County Sheriffs Department for Out of County Warrant, No Bond. Michael William Waingrow, 19, of Trenton, was arrested by the Gilchrist County Sheriffs Department for Dumping Litter 15 pounds but Under 500 pounds; Bond $1,500.00. August 22, 2018 Ryan Michael Daboval, 45, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was arrested by the Gilchrist County Sheriffs Department for Possession of Cannabis Under 20 Grams, $10,000.00 Bond; Evidence of Tampering with or Fabricating Physical Evidence, $25,000.00; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, $10,000.00; Total Bond $45,000.00. August 23, 2018 Pierre Geronimore Bostick, 43, of Williston, was arrested by the Gilchrist County Sheriffs Department for Domestic Battery by Strangulation, $75,000.00; Robbery, Obstructing Justice, Intimidate, Threaten, Etc. Victim Witness Informant, $25,000.00; Carjacking Without Firearm or Weapon, $100,000.00; Damage Property, Criminal Mischief, Over $200.00 Under $5,000.00; Total Bond $205,000.00. August 24, 2018 Dontavis Jamar Pollock, 18, of Trenton, was arrested by the Alachua County Sheriffs Department for Out of County Warrant, No Bond; Destroying Evidence, Tamper with or Fabricate Physical Evidence, $5,000.00; Possession of Cannabis Under 20 Grams, $20,000.00. Total Bond $25,000.00. August 25, 2018 John Dennis Coad, 36, of St. Petersburg, was arrested by the Gilchrist County Sheriffs Department for Possession of a Controlled Substance Without a Prescription X2, $40,000.00; Possession of Cocaine, X2, $40,000.00; Total Bond $80,000.00. Wendy Paige McLean, 20, of Witchita, Kansas, was arrested by the Gilchrist County Sheriffs $40,000.00. ____________________ Tai Chi Chuan: Moving for Better Balance is an adapted form of Tai Chi created for seniors and others who are in danger of falling because of impaired balance. Research has shown that Tai Chi is helpful in improving balance and reducing falls. This class is sponsored by Elder Options and follows the curriculum of Fuzhong Li, Ph.D of the Oregon Research Institute. The instructor will be Susan Levi, a volunteer with Elder Options, who received training from Dr. Li. Tai Chi Chuan: Moving for Better Balance starts Tuesday, September 11, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. until noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays and runs to Thursday, December 13, 2018. Tai Chi/Better Balance Classes

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2018 GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Page Six Bell Bulldogs Bulldog Roster Varsity Schedule8-24 Maclay Away 8-31 Atlantic Port Orange Away 9-7 Franklin County Home 9-14 Hawthorne Away 9-28 P. K. Yonge Home 10-5 Lafayette Home 10-12 Trenton Away 10-19 Branford Home 10-26 Bronson Away 11-2 Warner Christian Home # Name Grade 1 Mitchell Moore 12 2 Branden Wallace 11 3 Blake Carpenter 10 5 Wyatt Thornton 12 6 Joey Pinna 11 8 Rhett Rankin 10 10 Johnathon Walls 12 11 Isaiah Godden 10 12 Brandon Ovwigho 12 13 Corey Tuten 10 15 Jonathon Neudert 11 17 Anthony Barbour 11 18 Austin Carranza 11 20 Nicholas Walls 12 21 Caden Hastins 10 22 Jordan Hernandez 10 30 Garrett Brooker 11 45 Colton Spears 12 50 Jack Denny 11 51 Gage Slayton 12 52 Jayson Marino 10 54 Alex Johnson 11 55 Trent Steedley 10 57 Charlie Rubio 12 58 Treay Lewis 12 59 Luke Rewis 10 63 Landon Johnson 10 67 Hunter Underwood 10 68 Shane Santerfeit 11 70 Lindsey Hutson 10 74 Waylen McCumber 9 75 Huck Jordan 11 76 Connor Strickland 10 77 Chris Sandlin 10 McDonald's of Trenton Proud to Support Our Local Youth Coach Joey Whittingtons perspective on the season: Years coached at Bell: 5 Record last season: 4-6 Career Record: 21-30 Number of players: 34 Returning starters: 7 Starting Quarterback: Johnathon Walls Senior Coach Joey Whittington returning starting quarterback, offense? It means a lot for him. He knows the system. Hes got another year in the system, another year of knowing what were looking for out of him at that position, both in the running game and the passing game. Its huddle that we know we can get in and out of plays like we need to. Youre replacing four of your that group? Continuous growth. Gage Slaytons coming back. This will be his third year starting at guard, but everyone else is brand new, and were just trying to get continuous growth out of them. Weve had a good summer; from the spring to what we were able to do Friday night in the referees scrimmage. Theyve taken good steps, but we need for them to continue to grow for us to be successful on offense. This is the second year under you expecting to see out of your schedule? Weve got some new add-ons to the schedule. We lost Eagles View and Wildwood from last years schedule and added Atlantic out of Port Orange and Warner Christian out of South Daytona. You still schedule hoping, obviously, you want to win the games that are on your schedule and try to play the points game and get teams that you can get good points out of on your schedule. Were still learning, still feeling out the point deal with the scheduling and, hopefully it works out in our favor. What are your expectations for this season? Where were at right now, were just looking for continuous growth. Our defense has been pretty good throughout the summer and in 7on-7s and so far in the fall. Theyre kind of a little bit ahead of our offense right now, so we want our offense to steadily close that gap. We want to be competitive in all our games and, if our offensive line grows, I feel like we should be in a good situation this year. 2018 Bell Bulldog seniors pictured with Coach Whittington. Bell seniors from left to right, back row: Gage Slayton, Wyatt Thornton, Brandon Ovwigho, Treay Lewis, and Charlie Rubio. Front row: Colton Spears, Mitchell Moore, Johnathon Walls, and Nicholas Walls. 2018 Bell Bulldog football team

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2018 GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Page Seven Trenton Tigers TIGER ROSTER Varsity Schedule Coach Ben Jacqmeins perspective on the season: McDonald's of Trenton Proud to Support Our Local Youth Coach Ben Jacqmein 2018 Trenton Tiger Football Team Homecoming Trenton Varsity seniors; Wyatt Lovelace, Zakary Russo, Levi Hooper, Coach Ben Jacqmein, Conner White, Nate Lovelace, and Cole Hafner. Years coached at Trenton: 1st season Number of players: 25 Number of seniors: 6 Starting quarterback: Jacob Guthrie Can the Tigers continue their playoff run? We absolutely can make a playoff birth. Thats our goal every year. The two keys to that are leadership and staying relatively healthy. Who are your four assistants and what do they coach? Marcus Williams is our defensive coordinator, Clint Lee is our offensive line coach, Hunter Parrish is our defensive line coach, and Ryan Spencer coaches our linebackers. Are the Tigers in 2018 playing in 1A or 4A? 2018 will be our last year in 4A. We will be back in 1A in 2019. What would you say are some of the Tiger football strengths this season: Our offensive line should be pretty stout. As well as our fullbacks Caleb Morgan and Cole Hafner. We are led by the twins Caleb and Jacob Morgan, as well as Wyatt and Nathan Lovelace. Conner White has had an awesome summer and were ready to go on that front. We expect the defense to be the heart of our team. Who are the Tigers returning key players? Jacob Guthrie at quarterback, Tyrese Jackson at running back, Jordan Fulmer plays safety, and Conner White plays on both offensive and defensive line. 2 Jacob Guthrie 3 Wyatt Lovelace 4 Dylan James 5 Jordan Fulmer 6 Tyrese Jackson 7 Ty Adkins 9 Nate Lovelace 10 Caleb Morgan 15 Riley Buck 18 Brian Karanja 21 Mason Wright 22 Austin Woodward 33 Cole Hafner 40 Zakary Russo 50 Jacob Morgan 52 Quinn Sheets 54 Chris Williams 56 Justin Calton 64 Xander Bowland 65 Cade Akes 70 Alex Brown 71 Conner White 72 Justin Hammond 77 Levi Hooper 88 Preston Blankenship

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Page Eight THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2018 GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS AND REVISIONS FOR THE 2018 GENERAL ELECTION I, Ken Detzner, Secretary of State for Florida, do hereby give notice that the following proposed amendments and revisions to the Florida Constitution will be presented in each county on the 2018 General Election ballot. The language for these amendments may also be found at FloridaPublicNotices.com, at DOS. Elections.MyFlorida.com/initiatives, and at this newspapers website. NO. 1 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE VII, SECTION 6 ARTICLE XII, SECTION 37 BALLOT TITLE: Increased Homestead Property Tax Exemption BALLOT SUMMARY: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to increase the homestead exemption by exempting the assessed valuation of homestead property greater than $100,000 and up to $125,000 for all levies other than school district levies. The amendment shall take effect January 1, 2019. FULL TEXT: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 6. Homestead exemptions. (a) Every person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner, or another legally or naturally dependent upon the owner, shall be exempt from taxation and, for all levies other than school district levies, and on the assessed valuation greater than one hundred thousand dollars upon establishment of right thereto in the manner prescribed by law. The real estate may be held by legal or equitable title, by the entireties, jointly, in common, as a condominium, or indirectly by stock ownership or membership representing the owners or members proprietary interest in a corporation owning a fee or a leasehold initially in excess of ninety-eight years. The exemption shall not apply with respect to any in compliance with the provisions of section 4 by a state agency designated by general law. This exemption is repealed on the effective date of any amendment to this Article which provides for the assessment of homestead property at less than just value. (b) Not more than one exemption shall be allowed any individual or family unit or with respect to any residential unit. No exemption shall exceed the value of the real estate assessable to the owner or, in case of ownership through stock or membership in a corporation, the value of the proportion which the interest in the corporation bears to the assessed value of the property. therein, the Legislature may provide to renters, who are permanent residents, ad valorem tax relief on all ad valorem tax levies. Such ad valorem tax relief shall be in the form and amount established by general law. (d) The legislature may, by general law, allow counties or municipalities, for the purpose of their respective tax levies and subject to the provisions of general law, to grant either or both of the following additional homestead tax exemptions: to a person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence exceed twenty thousand dollars; or (2) An exemption equal to the assessed value of the property to a person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate with a just value less than two for the exemption, and who has maintained thereon the permanent residence of the owner for not less than whose household income does not exceed the income limitation prescribed in paragraph (1). The general law must allow counties and municipalities to grant these additional exemptions, within the limits prescribed in this subsection, by ordinance adopted in the manner prescribed by general law, and must provide for the periodic adjustment of the income limitation prescribed in this subsection for changes in the cost of living. (e) Each veteran who is age 65 or older who is partially or totally permanently disabled shall receive a discount from the amount of the ad valorem tax otherwise owed on homestead property the veteran owns and resides in if the disability was combat related and the veteran was honorably discharged upon separation from military service. The discount shall be in a percentage equal to the percentage of the veterans permanent, serviceconnected disability as determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. To qualify for the discount granted by this subsection, an applicant must submit to the county property appraiser, Department of Veterans Affairs stating the percentage of the veterans service-connected disability and such combat related and a copy of the veterans honorable discharge. If the property appraiser denies the request for a discount, the appraiser must notify the applicant in writing of the reasons for the denial, and the veteran may reapply. The Legislature may, by general law, waive the annual application requirement in subsequent years. This subsection is self-executing and does not require implementing legislation. (f) By general law and subject to conditions and provide ad valorem tax relief equal to the total amount or a portion of the ad valorem tax otherwise owed on homestead property to: (1) The surviving spouse of a veteran who died from service-connected causes while on active duty as a member of the United States Armed Forces. in the line of duty. disabled as a result of an injury or injuries sustained in the line of duty. Causal connection between a disability and service in the line of duty shall not be presumed but must be determined as provided by general law. For purposes of this paragraph, the term disability does not include a chronic condition or chronic disease, unless the injury sustained in the line of duty was the sole cause of the chronic condition or chronic disease. an emergency medical technician, or a paramedic, and the term in the line of duty means arising out of and in the actual performance of duty required by employment ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE SECTION 37. Increased homestead exemption. This section and the amendment to Section 6 of Article VII increasing the homestead exemption by exempting the assessed valuation of homestead property greater than $100,000 and up to $125,000 for all levies other than school district levies shall take effect January 1, 2019. NO. 2 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE XII, SECTION 27 BALLOT TITLE: Limitations on Property Tax Assessments BALLOT SUMMARY: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to permanently retain provisions currently in effect, which nonhomestead real property, except for school district taxes, to 10 percent each year. If approved, the amendment removes the scheduled repeal of such provisions in 2019 and shall take effect January 1, 2019. FULL TEXT: ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE SECTION 27. Property tax exemptions and limitations on property tax assessments. (a) The amendments to Sections 3, 4, and 6 of Article VII, providing a $25,000 exemption for tangible personal property, providing an additional $25,000 homestead exemption, authorizing transfer of the of homestead property, and this section, if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at a special election authorized by law to be held on January 29, 2008, shall take effect upon approval by the electors and shall operate retroactively to January 1, 2008, or, if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at the next general election, shall take effect January 1 of the year following such general election. The amendments to Section 4 of Article VII creating subsections (g) (f) and (h) (g) of that section, creating a limitation on annual assessment increases for January 1, 2009, if approved at a special election held beginning January 1, 2010, if approved at the general election held in November of 2008. Subsections (f) and (g) of Section 4 of Article VII are repealed effective January 1, 2019; however, the legislature shall by joint resolution propose an amendment abrogating the repeal of subsections (f) and (g), which shall be submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at the general election of 2018 and, if approved, shall take effect January 1, 2019. (b) The amendment to subsection (a) abrogating the scheduled repeal of subsections (g) and (h) of Section 4 of Article VII of the State Constitution as it existed in 2017, shall take effect January 1, 2019. NO. 3 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE X, SECTION 29 BALLOT TITLE: Voter Control of Gambling in Florida BALLOT SUMMARY: This amendment ensures that Florida voters shall have the exclusive right to decide whether to authorize casino gambling by requiring that in order for casino gambling to be authorized under Florida law, it must be approved by Florida voters pursuant to Article XI, Section 3 of the compacts. FINANCIAL IMPACT STATEMENT: The amendments impact on state and local government revenues and costs, if any, cannot be determined at this time because of its unknown effect on gambling operations that have not been approved by voters through a constitutional amendment proposed by a citizens initiative petition process. FULL TEXT: ARTICLE X, FLORIDA CONSTITUTION, is amended to include the following new section: Voter Control of Gambling in Florida. (a) This amendment ensures that Florida voters shall have the exclusive right to decide whether to authorize casino gambling in the State of Florida. This amendment requires a vote by citizens initiative pursuant to Article XI, section 3, in order for casino gambling to be authorized under Florida law. This section amends this Article; and also affects Article XI, by making citizens initiatives the exclusive method of authorizing casino gambling. (b) As used in this section, casino gambling means any of the types of games typically found in casinos and that Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, 25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq. (IGRA), and in 25 C.F.R. .4, upon adoption of this of Class III gaming in the future. This includes, but is not limited to, any house banking game, including but not limited to card games such as baccarat, chemin de fer, blackjack (21), and pai gow (if played as house banking games); any player-banked game that simulates a house banking game, such as California black jack; casino games such as roulette, craps, and keno; any any other game not authorized by Article X, section outcomes are determined by random number generator or are similarly assigned randomly, such as instant or historical racing. As used herein, casino gambling includes any electronic gambling devices, simulated gambling devices, video lottery devices, internet sweepstakes devices, and any other form of electronic or electromechanical facsimiles of any game of chance, slot machine, or casino-style game, regardless of how casino gambling does not include pari-mutuel wagering on horse racing, dog racing, or jai alai exhibitions. For purposes of this section, gambling and gaming are synonymous. (c) Nothing herein shall be deemed to limit the right of the Legislature to exercise its authority through general law to restrict, regulate, or tax any gaming or gambling activities. In addition, nothing herein shall be construed to limit the ability of the state or Native American tribes to negotiate gaming compacts pursuant to the Federal Indian Gaming Regulatory Act for the conduct of casino gambling on tribal lands, or to affect any existing gambling on tribal lands pursuant to compacts executed by the state and Native American tribes pursuant to IGRA. (d) This section is effective upon approval by the voters, is self-executing, and no Legislative implementation is required. (e) If any part of this section is held invalid for any reason, the remaining portion or portions shall be severed from the invalid portion and given the fullest possible force and effect. NO. 4 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE VI, SECTION 4 BALLOT TITLE: Voting Restoration Amendment BALLOT SUMMARY: This amendment restores the voting rights of Floridians with felony convictions after they complete all terms of their sentence including parole or probation. The amendment would not apply to those convicted of murder or sexual offenses, who would continue to be permanently barred from voting unless the Governor and Cabinet vote to restore their voting rights on a case by case basis. FINANCIAL IMPACT STATEMENT: The precise effect of this amendment on state and local government costs cannot be determined, but the operation of current voter registration laws, combined with an increased number of felons registering to vote, will produce higher overall costs relative to the processes in place today. The impact, if any, on state and local government revenues cannot be determined. The different process cannot be reasonably determined. FULL TEXT: (a) No person convicted of a felony, or adjudicated in this or any other state to be mentally incompetent, shall rights or removal of disability. Except as provided in voting arising from a felony conviction shall terminate and voting rights shall be restored upon completion of all terms of sentence including parole or probation. (b) No person convicted of murder or a felony sexual rights. ( b c ) No person may appear on the ballot for re-election (1) Florida representative, (2) Florida senator, (3) Florida Lieutenant governor, (5) U.S. Representative from Florida, or (6) U.S. Senator from Florida have served (or, but for resignation, would have served) NO. 5 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE VII, SECTION 19 BALLOT TITLE: Supermajority Vote Required to Impose, Authorize, or Raise State Taxes or Fees BALLOT SUMMARY: Prohibits the legislature from imposing, authorizing, or raising a state tax or fee except through legislation approved by a two-thirds vote of each house of the legislature in a bill containing no other subject. This proposal does not authorize a state tax or fee otherwise prohibited by the Constitution and does not apply to fees or taxes imposed or authorized to be imposed by a county, municipality, school board, or special district. FULL TEXT: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 19. Supermajority vote required to impose, authorize, or raise state taxes or fees. (a) SUPERMAJORITY VOTE REQUIRED TO IMPOSE OR AUTHORIZE NEW STATE TAX OR FEE. No new state tax or fee may be imposed or authorized by the legislature except through legislation approved by twothirds of the membership of each house of the legislature and presented to the Governor for approval pursuant to Article III, Section 8. (b) SUPERMAJORITY VOTE REQUIRED TO RAISE STATE TAXES OR FEES. No state tax or fee may be raised by the legislature except through legislation approved by two-thirds of the membership of each house of the legislature and presented to the Governor for approval pursuant to Article III, Section 8. (c) APPLICABILITY. This section does not authorize the imposition of any state tax or fee otherwise prohibited by this Constitution, and does not apply to any tax or fee imposed by, or authorized to be imposed by, a county, municipality, school board, or special district. (d) DEFINITIONS. As used in this section, the following terms shall have the following meanings: (1) Fee means any charge or payment required by law, including any fee for service, fee or cost for licenses, and charge for service. (2) Raise means: a. To increase or authorize an increase in the rate of a state tax or fee imposed on a percentage or per mill basis; b. To increase or authorize an increase in the amount basis; or c. To decrease or eliminate a state tax or fee exemption or credit. (e) SINGLE-SUBJECT. A state tax or fee imposed, authorized, or raised under this section must be contained in a separate bill that contains no other subject. NO. 6 CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION ARTICLE I, SECTION 16 ARTICLE V, SECTIONS 8 AND 21 ARTICLE XII, NEW SECTION BALLOT TITLE: Rights of Crime Victims; Judges BALLOT SUMMARY: Creates constitutional rights for victims of crime; requires courts to facilitate victims rights; authorizes victims to enforce their rights throughout criminal and juvenile to independently interpret statutes and rules rather than deferring to government agencys interpretation. Raises mandatory retirement age of state justices and judges to complete judicial term if one-half of term has been served by retirement age. FULL TEXT: ARTICLE I DECLARATION OF RIGHTS SECTION 16. Rights of accused and of victims. (a) In all criminal prosecutions the accused shall, upon demand, be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation, and shall be furnished a copy of the charges, and shall have the right to have compulsory process for witnesses, to confront at trial adverse witnesses, to be heard in person, by counsel or both, and to have a speedy and public trial by impartial jury in the county where the crime was committed. If the county is not known, the indictment or information may charge venue in two or more counties conjunctively and proof that the before pleading the accused may elect in which of those counties the trial will take place. Venue for prosecution of crimes committed beyond the boundaries of the state (b) To preserve and protect the right of crime victims to achieve justice, ensure a meaningful role throughout the criminal and juvenile justice systems for crime victims, and ensure that crime victims rights and interests are respected and protected by law in a manner no less vigorous than protections afforded to criminal defendants and juvenile delinquents, every victim is entitled to the following rights, beginning at the time of his or her victimization: (1) The right to due process and to be treated with fairness and respect for the victims dignity. (2) The right to be free from intimidation, harassment, and abuse. (3) The right, within the judicial process, to be reasonably protected from the accused and any person acting on behalf of the accused. However, nothing contained herein is intended to create a special relationship between the crime victim and any law enforcement (4) The right to have the safety and welfare of the victim and the victims family considered when setting bail, including setting pretrial release conditions that protect the safety and welfare of the victim and the victims family. (5) The right to prevent the disclosure of information or records that could be used to locate or harass the victim or privileged information of the victim. request: a. The right to reasonable, accurate, and timely notice of, and to be present at, all public proceedings involving the criminal conduct, including, but not limited to, trial, plea, sentencing, or adjudication, even if the victim will be a witness at the proceeding, notwithstanding any rule to the contrary. A victim shall also be provided reasonable, accurate, and timely notice of any release or escape of the defendant or delinquent, and any proceeding during which a right of the victim is implicated. b. The right to be heard in any public proceeding involving pretrial or other release from any form of legal constraint, plea, sentencing, adjudication, or parole, and any proceeding during which a right of the victim is implicated. c. The right to confer with the prosecuting attorney concerning any plea agreements, participation in pretrial diversion programs, release, restitution, sentencing, or any other disposition of the case. d. The right to provide information regarding the impact of the offenders conduct on the victim and the victims family to the individual responsible for conducting any presentence investigation or compiling any presentence investigation report, and to have any such information considered in any sentencing recommendations submitted to the court. e. The right to receive a copy of any presentence report, and any other report or record relevant to the exercise of a victims right, except for such portions made f. The right to be informed of the conviction, sentence, adjudication, place and time of incarceration, or other disposition of the convicted offender, any scheduled release date of the offender, and the release of or the escape of the offender from custody. g. The right to be informed of all postconviction processes and procedures, to participate in such processes and procedures, to provide information to the release authority to be considered before any release decision regarding the offender. The parole or early release authority shall extend the right to be heard to any person harmed by the offender. h. The right to be informed of clemency and expungement procedures, to provide information to the governor, the court, any clemency board, and other authority in these procedures, and to have that information considered before a clemency or expungement decision is made; release of the offender. (7) The rights of the victim, as provided in subparagraph (6)a., subparagraph (6)b., or subparagraph (6)c., that a reasonable attempt by the appropriate agency to notify the victim and convey the victims views to the court. (8) The right to the prompt return of the victims property when no longer needed as evidence in the case. (9) The right to full and timely restitution in every case and from each convicted offender for all losses suffered, both directly and indirectly, by the victim as a result of the criminal conduct. (10) The right to proceedings free from unreasonable and any related postjudgment proceedings. speedy trial and the trial court shall hold a calendar call, but no more than sixty days after the date of the calendar after the calendar call. b. All state-level appeals and collateral attacks on any judgment must be complete within two years from the from the date of appeal in capital cases, unless a court was unable to comply with this subparagraph and the circumstances causing the delay. Each year, the chief judge of any district court of appeal or the chief justice of the supreme court shall report on a case-bycase basis to the speaker of the house of representatives and the president of the senate all cases where the court entered an order regarding inability to comply with this subparagraph. The legislature may enact legislation to implement this subparagraph. (11) The right to be informed of these rights, and to be informed that victims can seek the advice of an attorney with respect to their rights. This information shall be made available to the general public and provided to all crime victims in the form of a card or by other means intended to effectively advise the victim of their rights under this section. (c) The victim, the retained attorney of the victim, a state attorney upon request of the victim, may assert and seek enforcement of the rights enumerated in this section and any other right afforded to a victim by law in any trial or appellate court, or before any other authority with jurisdiction over the case, as a matter of right. The court or other authority with jurisdiction shall act promptly on such a request, affording a remedy by due course of law for the violation of any right. The reasons for any decision regarding the disposition of a victims right shall be clearly stated on the record. (d) The granting of the rights enumerated in this section to victims may not be construed to deny or impair any other rights possessed by victims. The provisions of this section apply throughout criminal and juvenile justice processes, are self-executing, and do not require implementing legislation. This section may not be construed to create any cause of action for damages against the state or a political subdivision of the state, or subdivisions. (e) As used in this section, a victim is a person who suffers direct or threatened physical, psychological, or commission of a crime or delinquent act or against whom the crime or delinquent act is committed. The term victim includes the victims lawful representative, the parent or guardian of a minor, or the next of kin of a homicide victim, except upon a showing that the interest with the interests of the victim. The term victim does not include the accused. The terms crime and criminal include delinquent acts and conduct Victims of crime or their lawful representatives, including the next of kin of homicide victims, are entitled to the right to be informed, to be present, and to be heard when relevant, at all crucial stages of criminal proceedings, to the extent that these rights do not interfere with the constitutional rights of the accused ARTICLE V JUDICIARY SECTION 8. Eligibility.No person shall be eligible for is an elector of the state and resides in the territorial jurisdiction of the court. No justice or judge shall serve after attaining the age of seventy years except upon temporary assignment or to complete a term, one-half of which has been served No person is judge of a district court of appeal unless the person is, and has been for the preceding ten years, a member of circuit judge unless the person is, and has been for the Unless otherwise provided by general law, no person is member of the bar of Florida. Unless otherwise provided by general law, a person shall be eligible for election county having a population of 40,000 or less if the person is a member in good standing of the bar of Florida. SECTION 21. Judicial interpretation of statutes and rules.In interpreting a state statute or rule, a state court general law may not defer to an administrative agencys interpretation of such statute or rule, and must instead interpret such statute or rule de novo. ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE Eligibility of justices and judges.The amendment to Section 8 of Article V, which increases the age at which a justice or judge is no longer eligible to serve in judicial effect July 1, 2019. NO. 7 CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION ARTICLE IX, SECTIONS 7 AND 8 ARTICLE X, NEW SECTION BALLOT TITLE: Public Colleges and Universities BALLOT SUMMARY: of certain educational expenses to qualifying survivors votes by university trustees and state university system board of governors to raise or impose all legislatively authorized fees if law requires approval by those bodies. Establishes existing state college system as constitutional entity; provides governance structure. FULL TEXT: ARTICLE IX EDUCATION SECTION 7. State University System. (a) PURPOSES. In order to achieve excellence through teaching students, advancing research and providing their communities and economies, the people hereby establish a system of governance for the state university system of Florida. (b) STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM. There shall be a single state university system comprised of all public universities. A board of trustees shall administer each public university and a board of governors shall govern the state university system. (c) LOCAL BOARDS OF TRUSTEES. Each local constituent university shall be administered by a board of trustees consisting of thirteen members dedicated to the purposes of the state university system. The board of governors shall establish the powers and duties of the boards of trustees. Each board of trustees shall consist of six citizen members appointed by the governor as provided by law. The chair of the faculty senate, or the equivalent, and the president of the student body of the university shall also be members. (d) STATEWIDE BOARD OF GOVERNORS. The board of governors shall be a body corporate consisting of seventeen members. The board shall operate, regulate, control, and be fully responsible for the management of the whole university system. These responsibilities shall mission of each constituent university and its articulation with free public schools and community colleges, ensuring the well-planned coordination and operation of the system, and avoiding wasteful duplication of facilities or programs. The boards management shall be subject to the powers of the legislature to appropriate for the expenditure of funds, and the board shall account for such expenditures as provided by law. The governor shall appoint to the board fourteen citizens dedicated to the purposes of the state university system. The and serve staggered terms of seven years as provided by law. The commissioner of education, the chair of the advisory council of faculty senates, or the equivalent, and the president of the Florida student association, or the equivalent, shall also be members of the board. (e) FEES. Any proposal or action of a constituent university to raise, impose, or authorize any fee, as authorized by law, must be approved by at least nine of the constituent university, if approval by the board of trustees is required by general law, and at least of governors, if approval by the board of governors is required by general law, in order to take effect. A fee under this subsection shall not include tuition. SECTION 8. State College System. (a) PURPOSES. In order to achieve excellence and to provide access to undergraduate education to the students of this state; to originate articulated pathways to a baccalaureate degree; to ensure superior commitment to teaching and learning; and to respond quickly and regional workforce needs, the people hereby establish a system of governance for the state college system of Florida. (b) STATE COLLEGE SYSTEM. There shall be a single state college system comprised of all public community and state colleges. A local board of trustees shall govern each state college system institution and the state board of education shall supervise the state college system. (c) LOCAL BOARDS OF TRUSTEES. Each state college system institution shall be governed by a local board of trustees dedicated to the purposes of the state college system. A member of a board of trustees must be a resident of the service delivery area of the college. The powers and duties of the boards of trustees shall be provided by law. Each member shall be appointed by the governor to staggered 4-year terms, subject to (d) ROLE OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION. The state board of education shall supervise the state college system as provided by law. ARTICLE X MISCELLANEOUS military members. medical technician; a law enforcement, correctional, or National Guard, while engaged in the performance of (1) Accidentally killed or receives accidental bodily injury which results in the loss of the individuals life, provided that such killing is not the result of suicide and that such (2) Unlawfully and intentionally killed or dies as a result of such unlawful and intentional act or is killed during active duty. revenue when an active duty member of the United States Armed Forces is: (1) Accidentally killed or receives accidental bodily injury which results in the loss of the individuals life, provided that such killing is not the result of suicide and that such (2) Unlawfully and intentionally killed or dies as a result of such unlawful and intentional act or is killed during active duty. technician; a law enforcement, correctional, or of the Florida National Guard or United States Armed (a)(1) and (b)(1), or unlawfully and intentionally killed shall waive certain educational expenses that the child undergraduate education, or a postgraduate education. for the State of Florida or any of its political subdivisions or agencies at the time of death. An eligible military member must have been a resident of this state or his or her duty post must have been within this state at the time of death. (e) The legislature shall implement this section by general law. (f) This section shall take effect on July 1, 2019. NO. 8 CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION ARTICLE IX, SECTION 4, NEW SECTION ARTICLE XII, NEW SECTION BALLOT TITLE: School Board Term Limits and Duties; Public Schools BALLOT SUMMARY: Creates a term limit of eight consecutive years for school board members and requires the legislature to provide for the promotion of civic literacy in public schools. Currently, district school boards have a constitutional duty to operate, control, and supervise all public schools. The amendment maintains a school boards duties to public schools it establishes, but permits the state to operate, control, and supervise public schools not established by the school board. FULL TEXT: ARTICLE IX EDUCATION SECTION 4. School districts; school boards. (a) Each county shall constitute a school district; provided, two or more contiguous counties, upon vote of the electors of each county pursuant to law, may be combined into one school district. In each school district members chosen by vote of the electors in a nonpartisan election for appropriately staggered terms of four years, as provided by law. A person may not appear on the have served, or but for resignation would have served, (b) The school board shall operate, control, and supervise all free public schools established by the district school board within the school district and determine the rate of school district taxes within the limits prescribed herein. joint educational programs. SECTION Civic literacy. As education is essential to the preservation of the rights and liberties of the people, the legislature shall provide by law for the promotion of civic literacy in order to ensure that students enrolled in public education understand and are prepared to exercise their rights and responsibilities as citizens of a constitutional republic. ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE school board.This section and the amendment to Section 4 of Article IX imposing term limits for the terms effect on the date it is approved by the electorate, but November 6, 2018, will be counted against the limitation imposed by this amendment. NO. 9 CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION ARTICLE II, SECTION 7 ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 BALLOT TITLE: Prohibits Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling; Prohibits Vaping in Enclosed Indoor Workplaces BALLOT SUMMARY: Prohibits drilling for the exploration or extraction of oil and natural gas beneath all state-owned waters between the mean high water line and the states outermost territorial boundaries. Adds use of vapor-generating electronic devices to current prohibition of tobacco smoking in enclosed indoor workplaces with exceptions; permits more restrictive local vapor ordinances. FULL TEXT: ARTICLE II GENERAL PROVISIONS SECTION 7. Natural resources and scenic beauty. (a) It shall be the policy of the state to conserve and protect its natural resources and scenic beauty. Adequate provision shall be made by law for the abatement of air and water pollution and of excessive and unnecessary noise and for the conservation and protection of natural resources. (b) Those in the Everglades Agricultural Area who cause water pollution within the Everglades Protection Area or the Everglades Agricultural Area shall be primarily responsible for paying the costs of the abatement of that pollution. For the purposes of this subsection, the terms Everglades Protection Area and Everglades statutes in effect on January 1, 1996. (c) To protect the people of Florida and their environment, drilling for exploration or extraction of oil or natural gas is prohibited on lands beneath all state waters which have not been alienated and that lie between the mean high water line and the outermost boundaries of the states territorial seas. This prohibition does not apply to the transportation of oil and gas products produced outside of such waters. This subsection is self-executing. ARTICLE X MISCELLANEOUS SECTION 20. Workplaces without tobacco smoke or vapor . (a) PROHIBITION. As a Florida health initiative to protect people from the health hazards of second-hand tobacco smoke and vapor tobacco smoking and the use of vapor-generating electronic devices are is prohibited in enclosed indoor workplaces. This section does not preclude the adoption of ordinances that impose more restrictive regulation on the use of vapor-generating electronic devices than is provided in this section. below, tobacco smoking and the use of vapor-generating electronic devices may be permitted in private residences whenever they are not being used commercially to provide child care, adult care, or health care, or any combination thereof; and further may be permitted in retail tobacco shops, vapor-generating electronic device retailers, designated smoking guest rooms at hotels and other public lodging establishments; and standalone bars. However, nothing in this section or in its implementing legislation or regulations shall prohibit the owner, lessee, or other person in control of the use of an enclosed indoor workplace from further prohibiting or limiting smoking or the use of vapor-generating electronic devices therein. (c) DEFINITIONS. For purposes of this section, the following words and terms shall have the stated meanings: (1) Smoking means inhaling, exhaling, burning, carrying, or possessing any lighted tobacco product, including cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, and any other lighted tobacco product. (2) Second-hand smoke, also known as environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), means smoke emitted from lighted, smoldering, or burning tobacco when the smoker is not inhaling; smoke emitted at the mouthpiece during puff drawing; and smoke exhaled by the smoker. (3) Work means any persons providing any employment or employment-type service for or at the request of another individual or individuals or any public or private entity, whether for compensation or not, whether full or part-time, whether legally or not. Work includes, without limitation, any such service performed by an employee, independent contractor, agent, partner, associate, servant, volunteer, and the like. (4) Enclosed indoor workplace means any place where one or more persons engages in work, and which place is predominantly or totally bounded on all sides and above by physical barriers, regardless of whether such barriers consist of or include uncovered openings, screened or otherwise partially covered openings; or open or closed windows, jalousies, doors, or the like. This section applies to all such enclosed indoor workplaces without regard to whether work is occurring at any given time. (5) Commercial use of a private residence means any time during which the owner, lessee, or other person occupying or controlling the use of the private residence is furnishing in the private residence, or causing or allowing to be furnished in the private residence, child care, adult care, or health care, or any combination thereof, and receiving or expecting to receive compensation therefor. (6) Retail tobacco shop means any enclosed indoor workplace dedicated to or predominantly for the retail sale of tobacco, tobacco products, and accessories for such products, in which the sale of other products or services is merely incidental. (7) Designated smoking guest rooms at public lodging establishments means the sleeping rooms and directly associated private areas, such as bathrooms, living rooms, and kitchen areas, if any, rented to guests for their exclusive transient occupancy in public lodging establishments including hotels, motels, resort condominiums, transient apartments, transient lodging establishments, rooming houses, boarding houses, resort dwellings, bed and breakfast inns, and the like; and designated by the person or persons having management authority over such public lodging establishment as rooms in which smoking may be permitted. (8) Stand-alone bar means any place of business devoted during any time of operation predominantly or totally to serving alcoholic beverages, intoxicating beverages, or intoxicating liquors, or any combination thereof, for consumption on the licensed premises; in which the serving of food, if any, is merely incidental to the consumption of any such beverage; and that is not located within, and does not share any common entryway or common indoor area with, any other enclosed indoor workplace including any business for which the sale of food or any other product or service is more than an incidental source of gross revenue. (9) Vapor-generating electronic device means any product that employs an electronic, a chemical, or a mechanical means capable of producing vapor or aerosol from a nicotine product or any other substance, including, but not limited to, an electronic cigarette, electronic cigar, electronic cigarillo, electronic pipe, or other similar device or product, any replacement cartridge for such device, and any other container of a solution or other substance intended to be used with or within an electronic cigarette, electronic cigar, electronic cigarillo, electronic pipe, or other similar device or product. (10) Vapor-generating electronic device retailer means any enclosed indoor workplace dedicated to or predominantly for the retail sale of vapor-generating electronic devices and components, parts, and accessories for such products, in which the sale of other products or services is merely incidental. (d) LEGISLATION. In the next regular legislative session occurring after voter approval of this section or any amendment to this section amendment the Florida legislature shall adopt legislation to implement this section and any amendment to this section amendment in a manner consistent with its broad purpose and stated terms, and having an effective date no later than July 1 of the year following voter approval. Such legislation shall include, without limitation, civil penalties for violations of this section; provisions for administrative enforcement; and the requirement and authorization of agency rules for implementation and enforcement. This section does not Nothing herein shall preclude the legislature from enacting any law constituting or allowing a more restrictive regulation of tobacco smoking or the use of vapor-generating electronic devices than is provided in this section. NO. 10 CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION ARTICLE III, SECTION 3 ARTICLE IV, SECTIONS 4 AND 11 ARTICLE VIII, SECTIONS 1 AND 6 BALLOT TITLE: State and Local Government Structure and Operation BALLOT SUMMARY: Requires legislature to retain department of veterans affairs. Ensures election of sheriffs, property appraisers, supervisors of elections, tax collectors, and clerks of court in all counties; removes county charters ability to abolish, change term, transfer duties, or eliminate election commencement date in evennumbered years from March to January; removes legislatures authorization to counterterrorism within department of law enforcement. FULL TEXT: ARTICLE III LEGISLATURE SECTION 3. Sessions of the legislature. (a) ORGANIZATION SESSIONS. On the fourteenth day following each general election the legislature shall convene for the exclusive purpose of organization and (b) REGULAR SESSIONS. A regular session of the on the second January law, of each even-numbered year. (c) SPECIAL SESSIONS. (1) The governor, by proclamation stating the purpose, may convene the legislature in special session during which only such legislative business may be transacted as is within the purview of the proclamation, or of a communication from the governor, or is introduced by consent of two-thirds of the membership of each house. (2) A special session of the legislature may be convened as provided by law. (d) LENGTH OF SESSIONS. A regular session of the legislature shall not exceed sixty consecutive days, and a special session shall not exceed twenty consecutive vote of each house. During such an extension no new business may be taken up in either house without the consent of two-thirds of its membership. (e) ADJOURNMENT. Neither house shall adjourn for more than seventy-two consecutive hours except pursuant to concurrent resolution. (f) ADJOURNMENT BY GOVERNOR. If, during any regular or special session, the two houses cannot agree upon a time for adjournment, the governor may adjourn the session sine die or to any date within the period authorized for such session; provided that, at least twenty-four hours before adjourning the session, and while neither house is in recess, each house shall be given formal written notice of the governors intention to do so, and agreement reached within that period by both houses on a time for adjournment shall prevail. ARTICLE IV EXECUTIVE SECTION 4. Cabinet. (a) There shall be a cabinet composed of an attorney herein, they shall exercise such powers and perform such duties as may be prescribed by law. In the event of a tie vote of the governor and cabinet, the side on which the governor voted shall be deemed to prevail. (b) The attorney general shall be the chief state legal general the position of statewide prosecutor. The statewide prosecutor shall have concurrent jurisdiction with the state attorneys to prosecute violations of criminal laws occurring or having occurred, in two or more judicial circuits as part of a related transaction, or when any such offense is affecting or has affected two or more judicial circuits as provided by general law. The statewide prosecutor shall be appointed by the attorney general from not less than three persons nominated by the judicial nominating commission for the supreme court, or as otherwise provided by general law. accounts against the state, and shall keep all state funds and securities. (d) The commissioner of agriculture shall have supervision of matters pertaining to agriculture except as otherwise provided by law. the attorney general shall constitute the state board of administration, which shall succeed to all the power, control, and authority of the state board of administration established pursuant to Article IX, Section 16 of the Constitution of 1885, and which shall continue as a body at least for the life of Article XII, Section 9(c). attorney general, and the commissioner of agriculture shall constitute the trustees of the internal improvement trust fund and the land acquisition trust fund as provided by law. attorney general, and the commissioner of agriculture shall constitute the agency head of the Department of Law Enforcement. Counterterrorism is created within the Department of Counterterrorism shall provide support for prosecutors and federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies that investigate or analyze information relating to attempts or acts of terrorism or that prosecute terrorism, and shall perform any other duties that are provided by law. SECTION 11. Department of Veterans Veterans Affairs.The legislature, by general law, shall provide for a may provide for the establishment of the Department of Veterans Veterans Affairs and prescribe its duties. The head of the department is the governor and cabinet. ARTICLE VIII LOCAL GOVERNMENT SECTION 1. Counties. (a) POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS. The state shall be divided by law into political subdivisions called counties. Counties may be created, abolished or changed by law, with provision for payment or apportionment of the public debt. (b) COUNTY FUNDS. The care, custody and method of disbursing county funds shall be provided by general law. (c) GOVERNMENT. Pursuant to general or special law, a county government may be established by charter which shall be adopted, amended or repealed only upon vote of the electors of the county in a special election called for that purpose. (d) COUNTY OFFICERS. There shall be elected by the electors of each county, for terms of four years, a sheriff, a tax collector, a property appraiser, a supervisor of elections, and a clerk of the circuit court ; except, when provided by county charter or special law approved by Unless When not otherwise provided by county charter or special law approved by vote of the electors or pursuant to Article V, section 16 the clerk of county commissioners, auditor, recorder and custodian of all county funds. Notwithstanding subsection 6(e) of this article, a county charter may not abolish the a supervisor of elections, or a clerk of the circuit court; or establish any manner of selection other than by election by the electors of the county. (e) COMMISSIONERS. Except when otherwise provided by county charter, the governing body of each county shall be a board of county commissioners composed of years. After each decennial census the board of county commissioners shall divide the county into districts of contiguous territory as nearly equal in population as practicable. One commissioner residing in each district shall be elected as provided by law. (f) NON-CHARTER GOVERNMENT. Counties not operating under county charters shall have such power of self-government as is provided by general or special law. The board of county commissioners of a county not operating under a charter may enact, in a manner prescribed by general law, county ordinances not inconsistent with general or special law, but an not be effective within the municipality to the extent of (g) CHARTER GOVERNMENT. Counties operating under county charters shall have all powers of local self-government not inconsistent with general law, or with special law approved by vote of the electors. The governing body of a county operating under a charter may enact county ordinances not inconsistent with general law. The charter shall provide which shall prevail ordinances. (h) TAXES; LIMITATION. Property situate within municipalities shall not be subject to taxation for services property or residents in unincorporated areas. (i) COUNTY ORDINANCES. Each county ordinance become effective at such time thereafter as is provided by general law. (j) VIOLATION OF ORDINANCES. Persons violating county ordinances shall be prosecuted and punished as provided by law. (k) COUNTY SEAT. In every county there shall be a seat may not be moved except as provided by general may be established elsewhere in the county by resolution of the governing body of the county in the manner prescribed by law. 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Page Nine THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2018 GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL SECTION 6. Schedule to Article VIII. (a) This article shall replace all of Article VIII of the Constitution of 1885, as amended, except those sections expressly retained and made a part of this article by reference. (b) COUNTIES; COUNTY SEATS; MUNICIPALITIES; DISTRICTS. The status of the following items as they exist on the date this article becomes effective is recognized and shall be continued until changed in accordance with law: the counties of the state; their status with respect to the legality of the sale of intoxicating liquors, wines the performance of municipal functions by county special districts of the state, their powers, jurisdiction and government. (c) OFFICERS TO CONTINUE IN OFFICE. Every the incumbent shall be paid adequate compensation, remainder of the term. (d) ORDINANCES. Local laws relating only to unincorporated areas of a county on the effective date of this article may be amended or repealed by county ordinance. (e) CONSOLIDATION AND HOME RULE. Article VIII, Sections 9, 10, 11 and 24, of the Constitution of 1885, as amended, shall remain in full force and effect as to each county affected, as if this article had not been adopted, until that county shall expressly adopt a charter or home rule plan pursuant to this article. All provisions of the Metropolitan Dade County Home Rule Charter, heretofore or hereafter adopted by the electors of Dade County pursuant to Article VIII, Section 11, of the Constitution of 1885, as amended, shall be valid, and any amendments to such charter shall be valid; provided that the said provisions of such charter and the said amendments thereto are authorized under said Article VIII, Section 11, of the Constitution of 1885, as amended. (f) DADE COUNTY; POWERS CONFERRED UPON MUNICIPALITIES. To the extent not inconsistent with the powers of existing municipalities or general law, the Metropolitan Government of Dade County may exercise all the powers conferred now or hereafter by general law upon municipalities. (g) SELECTION AND DUTIES OF COUNTY OFFICERS. (1) Except as provided in this subsection, the amendment to Section 1 of this article, relating to the selection and 2021, but shall govern with respect to the qualifying for and the holding of the primary and general elections for (2) For Miami-Dade County and Broward County, the amendment to Section 1 of this article, relating to the qualifying for and the holding of the primary and general (h) (g) DELETION OF OBSOLETE SCHEDULE ITEMS. The legislature shall have power, by joint resolution, to delete from this article any subsection of this Section 6, including this subsection, when all events to which the subsection to be deleted is or could become applicable have occurred. A legislative determination of fact made as a basis for application of this subsection shall be subject to judicial review. NO. 11 CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION ARTICLE I, SECTION 2 ARTICLE X, SECTIONS 9 AND 19 BALLOT TITLE: Property Rights; Removal of Obsolete Provision; Criminal Statutes BALLOT SUMMARY: Removes discriminatory language related to real property rights. Removes obsolete language repealed by voters. Deletes provision that amendment of a criminal statute will not affect prosecution or penalties for a crime committed before the amendment; retains current provision allowing prosecution of a crime committed before the repeal of a criminal statute. FULL TEXT: ARTICLE I DECLARATION OF RIGHTS SECTION 2. Basic rights.All natural persons, female inalienable rights, among which are the right to enjoy and defend life and liberty, to pursue happiness, to be rewarded for industry, and to acquire, possess and protect property ; except that the ownership, inheritance, disposition and possession of real property by aliens ineligible for citizenship may be regulated or prohibited by law No person shall be deprived of any right because of race, religion, national origin, or physical disability. ARTICLE X MISCELLANEOUS SECTION 9. Repeal of criminal statutes.Repeal or amendment of a criminal statute shall not affect prosecution or punishment for any crime previously committed before such repeal SECTION 19. Repealed High speed ground provide alternatives to the traveling public, it is hereby declared to be in the public interest that a high speed ground transportation system consisting of a monorail, of speeds in excess of 120 miles per hour, be developed and operated in the State of Florida to provide high and effective technologies consisting of dedicated rails determined by the Legislature and provide for access to existing air and ground transportation facilities and services. The Legislature, the Cabinet and the Governor are hereby directed to proceed with the development of such a system by the State and/or by a private entity pursuant to state approval and authorization, including and construction of the system, and the operation of the law, with construction to begin on or before November 1, 2003. NO. 12 CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION ARTICLE II, SECTION 8 ARTICLE V, SECTION 13 ARTICLE XII, NEW SECTION BALLOT TITLE: BALLOT SUMMARY: Expands current restrictions on lobbying for compensation justices and judges; provides exceptions; prohibits abuse FULL TEXT: ARTICLE II GENERAL PROVISIONS public trust. The people shall have the right to secure and sustain that trust against abuse. To assure this right: public trust for private gain and any person or entity inducing such breach shall be liable to the state for all of recovery and additional damages may be provided by law. felony involving a breach of public trust shall be subject to forfeiture of rights and privileges under a public retirement system or pension plan in such manner as may be provided by law. (e) No member of the legislature or statewide elected entity for compensation before the government body or member of the legislature shall personally represent another person or entity for compensation during term employees may be established by law. (f)(1) For purposes of this subsection, the term public of the legislature, a county commissioner, a county board member, a superintendent of schools, an elected a special district with ad valorem taxing authority, or a person serving as a secretary, an executive director, or other agency head of a department of the executive branch of state government. issues of policy, appropriations, or procurement before the federal government, the legislature, any state government body or agency, or any political subdivision issues of policy, appropriations, or procurement for a period of six years after vacation of public position, as follows: shall not lobby the legislature or any state government body or agency. b. A person serving as a secretary, an executive director, or other agency head of a department of the executive branch of state government shall not lobby governor, members of the cabinet, a department that is headed by a member of the cabinet, or his or her former department. Article VIII or county charter, a school board member, a with ad valorem taxing authority shall not lobby his or her former agency or governing body. (4) This subsection shall not be construed to prohibit a (5) The legislature may enact legislation to implement terms and providing penalties for violations. Any such law shall not contain provisions on any other subject. (g) (f) There shall be an independent commission to complaints concerning breach of public trust by public (h)(1) (g) A code of ethics for all state employees and duty and private interests shall be prescribed by law. abuse his or her public position in order to obtain a her spouse, children, or employer; or for any business with which he or she contracts; in which he or she is an he or she owns an interest. The Florida Commission on Ethics shall, by rule in accordance with statutory for purposes of enforcing this paragraph. Appropriate penalties shall be prescribed by law. (i) (h) This section shall not be construed to limit disclosures and prohibitions which may be established between public duties and private interests. (j) (i) ScheduleOn the effective date of this amendment and until changed by law: of each year a sworn statement showing net worth and identifying each asset and liability in excess of $1,000 and its value together with one of the following: a. A copy of the persons most recent federal income tax return; or source and amount of income which exceeds $1,000. The forms for such source disclosure and the rules under independent commission established in subsection (g) (f) and such rules shall include disclosure of secondary sources of income. paragraph (1) subsection (i)(1) (3) The independent commission provided for in subsection (g) (f) shall mean the Florida Commission on Ethics. ARTICLE V SECTION 13. Ethics in the judiciary Prohibited activities . (a) All justices and judges shall devote full time to their judicial duties. A justice or judge They shall not engage in (b) A former justice or former judge shall not lobby for compensation on issues of policy, appropriations, or procurement before the legislative or executive branches of state government for a period of six years after he or she vacates his or her judicial position. The legislature may enact legislation to implement this subsection, penalties for violations. Any such law shall not contain provisions on any other subject. ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE Prohibitions regarding lobbying for compensation and employees.The amendments to Section 8 of Article II 31, 2022; except that the amendments to Section 8(h) of (a) The Florida Commission on Ethics shall, by rule, against abuse of public position by October 1, 2019, as (b) Following the adoption of rules pursuant to subsection (a), the legislature shall enact implementing legislation establishing penalties for violations of the prohibition 31, 2020. NO. 13 CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION ARTICLE X, NEW SECTION ARTICLE XII, NEW SECTION BALLOT TITLE: Ends Dog Racing BALLOT SUMMARY: Phases out commercial dog racing in connection with wagering by 2020. Other gaming activities are not affected. FULL TEXT: ARTICLE X MISCELLANEOUS Prohibition on racing of and wagering on greyhounds or other dogs.-The humane treatment of animals is a fundamental value of the people of the State of Florida. After December 31, 2020, a person authorized to conduct gaming or pari-mutuel operations may not race greyhounds or any member of the Canis Familiaris subspecies in connection with any wager for money or any other thing of value in this state, and persons in this state may not wager money or any other thing of value on the outcome of a live dog race occurring in this state. The failure to conduct greyhound racing or wagering on greyhound racing after December 31, 2018, does other related gaming licenses held by a person who is and does not affect the eligibility of such permitholder, or such permitholders facility, to conduct other pari-mutuel activities authorized by general law. By general law, the legislature shall specify civil or criminal penalties for violations of this section and for activities that aid or abet violations of this section. ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE Prohibition on racing of or wagering on greyhounds or other dogs.-The amendment to Article X, which prohibits the racing of or wagering on greyhound and other dogs, approval of the electors. ________________________ PROPUESTAS DE ENMIENDAS Y REVISIONES CONSTITUCIONALES PARA LA ELECCION GENERAL DEL 2018 Yo, Ken Detzner, Secretario de Estado de la Florida, de este peridico. N. 1 ENMIENDA CONSTITUCIONAL ARTCULO VII, SECCIN 6 ARTCULO XII, SECCIN 37 TTULO DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: Aumento de la Exencin sobre los Impuestos a la propiedad de la Vivienda Familiar (Homestead) RESUMEN DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: Se propone una enmienda a la Constitucin del Estado propiedad de la vivienda familiar superior a $100.000 y hasta $125.000 para todos los gravmenes, a excepcin de los gravmenes para distritos escolares. La enmienda entrar en vigencia el 1 de enero de 2019. TEXTO COMPLETO: ARTCULO VII FINANZAS Y TRIBUTACIN familiar. (a) Todas las personas que tengan titularidad legal o equitativa sobre bienes races y mantengan en los mismos la residencia permanente del propietario, u otra que dependa legal o naturalmente del propietario, quedarn exentos de la tributacin sobre los mismos, a excepcin a todos los otros gravmenes a excepcin de los gravmenes para distritos escolares, sobre la tasacin y cinco mil dlares, a cien mil dlares y hasta ciento veinticinco mil dlares una vez que se establezca el derecho sobre estos segn lo prescribe la ley. La titularidad sobre los bienes races podr ser legal o equitativa, mancomunada, solidaria, en comn, como condominio, o indirectamente mediante la tenencia de acciones o la participacin que representen el derecho del propietario o socio en una sociedad que tenga el dominio o los derechos de arrendamiento que inicialmente superen noventa y ocho aos. La exencin no se aplicar respecto a ningn registro de evaluacin hasta que primero un organismo estatal designado por la ley general determine que dicho registro cumple las disposiciones de la Seccin 4. Esta exencin se revocar en la fecha de entrada en vigencia de cualquier enmienda a este Artculo que disponga la tasacin de la propiedad de la vivienda familiar a un valor inferior al valor justo. (b) No se le permitir ms de una exencin a ninguna persona o unidad familiar respecto a ninguna unidad residencial. Ninguna exencin superar el valor de los bienes races tasables al propietario o, en caso de posesin mediante acciones o participacin en una sociedad, el valor de la proporcin que devengue de la membresa en la corporacin sobre el valor tasado de la propiedad. (c) De conformidad con la ley general y con sujecin Poder Legislativo podr entregarles a los arrendatarios que sean residentes permanentes una reduccin establecer de la forma y en el monto que disponga la ley general. (d) El poder legislativo podr, de conformidad con la ley general, permitirles a los condados o municipios, para sujecin a las disposiciones de la ley general, conceder adicionales para la vivienda familiar o ambas: (1) Una exencin que no supere cincuenta mil dlares para una persona que tenga titularidad legal o equitativa sobre bienes races y mantenga en los mismos la residencia permanente del propietario, que haya cumplido la edad de sesenta y cinco aos, y cuyos superen veinte mil dlares; o (2) Una exencin equivalente al valor tasado de la propiedad para una persona que tenga titularidad legal o equitativa sobre los bienes races con un valor justo inferior a doscientos cincuenta mil dlares, segn propietario y que cumpla los requisitos para la exencin, y que haya mantenido en los mismos la residencia permanente del propietario durante al menos veinticinco aos, que haya cumplido la edad de sesenta y cinco aos, y cuyos ingresos del hogar no superen la limitacin sobre ingresos que se prescribe en el prrafo (1). La ley general debe permitirles a los condados y municipios conceder dichas exenciones adicionales, dentro de los lmites que se prescriben en esta subseccin, mediante una ordenanza que se adopte de la manera que lo prescribe la ley general, y debe disponer el ajuste peridico de la limitacin sobre ingresos que se prescribe en esta subseccin respecto a los cambios en el costo de vida. (e) Cada veterano que tenga 65 aos o ms y que se encuentre total o parcialmente discapacitado recibir un descuento del monto del impuesto ad valorem que se adeude sobre la propiedad de la vivienda familiar que posea el veterano y donde el mismo resida si la discapacidad hubiera sido causada por el combate y el veterano hubiera sido dado de baja con honor tras retirarse del servicio militar. El descuento se expresar en un porcentaje equivalente al porcentaje de la discapacidad permanente vinculada al servicio del veterano, segn lo determine el Departamento de Asuntos de los Veteranos de los Estados Unidos. Para optar al descuento que concede esta subseccin, el solicitante debe presentarle al tasador de propiedades del condado, a ms tardar el 1 de marzo, una carta de los Estados Unidos mediante la que se indique el porcentaje de la discapacidad vinculada al servicio del veterano y las pruebas que demuestren de manera razonable que la discapacidad fue causada por el combate, as como tambin una copia de la baja honorable del veterano. Si el tasador de propiedades rechaza la solicitud de descuento, el tasador debe rechazo, y el veterano podr volver a realizar la solicitud. El Poder Legislativo podr, de conformidad con la ley general, ceder del requerimiento anual de solicitudes en los aos posteriores. Esta subseccin tiene efecto inmediato y no necesita legislacin de implementacin. (f) De conformidad con la ley general y con sujecin la misma, el Poder Legislativo podr entregarle una una parte del impuesto ad valorem que se adeude sobre la propiedad de la vivienda familiar a: (1) La cnyuge sobreviviente de un veterano que haya muerto durante su servicio activo en calidad de miembro de las Fuerzas Armadas de los Estados Unidos. (2) La cnyuge sobreviviente de un miembro de primeros auxilios que haya muerto en acto de servicio. (3) Un miembro de primeros auxilios que se encuentre totalmente y permanentemente discapacitado a causa de una lesin o lesiones que haya sufrido en acto de servicio. La conexin causal entre una discapacidad y el acto de servicio no debe presumirse, sino que debe determinarse segn lo dispone la ley general. Para incluye una condicin crnica o enfermedad crnica, a menos que la lesin que se haya sufrido en acto de servicio hubiera sido la nica causa de la condicin crnica y la enfermedad crnica. ms extensamente la ley general, el trmino miembro mdico de emergencia o un paramdico, y el trmino en real del servicio que sea necesario en virtud del trabajo como miembro de primeros auxilios. ARTCULO XII ANEXO vivienda familiar. Esta seccin y la enmienda a la Seccin 6 del Artculo VII mediante las que se aumenta de la vivienda familiar superior a $100.000 y hasta $125.000 para todos los gravmenes, a excepcin de los gravmenes para distritos escolares, entrarn en vigencia el 1 de enero de 2019. N. 2 ENMIENDA CONSTITUCIONAL ARTCULO XII, SECCIN 27 TTULO DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: Limitaciones sobre las Tasaciones Fiscales de las Propiedades RESUMEN DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: Se propone una enmienda a la Constitucin del Estado disposiciones actualmente vigentes, las que limitan que no sean destinadas a la vivienda familiar, a excepcin de los gravmenes para distritos escolares, a un 10% anual. Si se aprueba, la enmienda eliminar la revocacin programada de dichas disposiciones para el 2019 y entrar en vigencia el 1 de enero de 2019. TEXTO COMPLETO: ARTCULO XII ANEXO sobre las propiedades. (a) Las enmiendas a las Secciones 3, 4 y 6 del Artculo VII, que disponen una exencin de $25.000 para los bienes muebles tangibles, propiedad de la vivienda principal de $25.000, que las limitaciones sobre la tasacin de la propiedad de la vivienda familiar, y esta seccin, si se le presenta a los electores de este estado para su aprobacin o rechazo en una eleccin especial que la ley autoriz que se realizara el 29 de enero de 2008, entrarn en vigencia con la aprobacin de los electores y operarn de manera retroactiva hasta el 1 de enero de 2008 o, si se le presentan a los electores de este estado para su aprobacin o rechazo en la prxima eleccin general, entrarn en vigencia el 1 de enero del ao posterior a dicha eleccin general. Las enmiendas a la Seccin 4 del Artculo VII mediante las que se crean las subsecciones (g) (f) y (h) (g) de dicha seccin, mediante las que se crea una limitacin sobre el aumento de la tasacin anual para las propiedades determinadas de los electores y primero limitarn las tasaciones a partir del 1 de enero de 2009, si se aprueban en una eleccin especial que se realice el 29 de enero de 2008, o primero limitarn las tasaciones a partir del 1 de enero de 2010, si se aprueban en la eleccin general que se realice en noviembre de 2008. Las subsecciones (f) y (g) de la Seccin 4 del Artculo VII se revocan con fecha 1 de enero de 2019; sin embargo, el poder legislativo, mediante resolucin conjunta, propondr una enmienda mediante la que se abrogue la revocacin de las subsecciones (f) y (g), la que se les presentar a los electores de este estado para su aprobacin o rechazo en la eleccin general de 2018 y, si se aprueba, entrar en vigencia el 1 de enero de 2019. (b) La enmienda a la subseccin (a) mediante la que se abroga la revocacin programada de las subsecciones (g) y (h) de la Seccin 4 del Artculo VII de la Constitucin de enero de 2019. N. 3 ENMIENDA CONSTITUCIONAL ARTCULO X, SECCIN 29 TTULO DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: Control de Apuestas en Florida por parte de los Votantes RESUMEN DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: La presente enmienda garantiza que los votantes de Florida tengan el derecho exclusivo a decidir si autorizar o no las apuestas en casinos, exigiendo que para que estas sean autorizadas conforme a la ley de Florida, deban ser primero aprobadas por los votantes de Florida de conformidad con el Artculo XI, Seccin 3 de la Constitucin de Florida. Afecta los artculos X y XI. enmienda no discrepa con la ley federal respecto a los convenios entre tribus y el estado. DECLARACIN DE IMPACTO FINANCIERO: El impacto de la enmienda en los ingresos pblicos y costos del gobierno estatal y local, si los hubiere, no pueden determinarse en este momento. Esto debido a que se desconoce su efecto en las operaciones de apuestas que no hayan sido aprobadas por los votantes mediante una enmienda constitucional propuesta a travs de un proceso de peticin de iniciativa por parte de los ciudadanos. TEXTO COMPLETO: EL ARTCULO X DE LA CONSTITUCIN DE FLORIDA se enmienda para que incluya la siguiente nueva seccin: Control de Apuestas en Florida por parte de los Votantes. (a) La presente enmienda garantiza que los votantes de Florida tengan el derecho exclusivo a decidir si autorizar o no las apuestas en casinos en el Estado de Florida. La presente enmienda requiere del voto mediante una iniciativa de los ciudadanos de conformidad con el Artculo XI, Seccin 3, para que las apuestas en casinos sean autorizadas conforme a la ley de Florida. Esta seccin enmienda el presente Artculo; y adems afecta al Artculo XI, al hacer que las iniciativas de los ciudadanos sean el mtodo exclusivo de autorizar las apuestas en casinos. (b) Segn se utiliza en la presente seccin, apuestas de juegos que suelen encontrarse en los casinos y Federal Indian Gaming Regulatory Act [Ley Federal de vez que se adopte la presente enmienda, y cualquiera en el futuro. Esto incluye, sin limitacin, cualquier juego donde la casa participe y pueda ganar, lo que incluye, sin limitacin, juegos de cartas como bacar, chemin juegos donde la casa participe) cualquier juego bancado por los jugadores que simule un juego donde la casa mquina tragamonedas o no, en el que los resultados sean determinados por un generador de nmeros aleatorios o se asignen de manera similar al azar, como instant o historical racing. Segn se utiliza en el presente, de apuestas dispositivos de apuestas simuladas, dispositivos de video lotera, dispositivos de concursos por Internet, y cualquier otra forma de rplica electrnica o electromecnica de cualquier juego de azar, mquina tragamonedas, o juego de casino, independientemente conforme a la IGRA. Segn se utiliza en el presente, carreras de caballos, carreras de perros o exhibiciones de cesta punta. Para efectos de la presente seccin, (c) Ninguna disposicin aqu empleada se considerar como que limita el derecho del Congreso a ejercer su autoridad a travs de la ley general para restringir, regular o gravar cualquier actividad de apuestas o juegos. Adems, ninguna disposicin aqu empleada se interpretar como que limita la capacidad del estado o de las tribus americanas nativas de negociar convenios en materia de juegos de conformidad con la Federal apuestas en casinos en tierras tribales, o de afectar las apuestas existentes en tierras tribales de conformidad con los convenios formalizados por el estado y las tribus americanas nativas segn establece la IGRA. (d) La presente seccin tiene vigencia una vez aprobada por los votantes, tiene efecto inmediato y no se requiere ninguna implementacin legislativa. (e) Si cualquier parte de la presente seccin se considera invlida por cualquier razn, la parte o partes restantes sern separadas de la parte invlida y se les asignar la mayor vigencia posible. N. 4 ENMIENDA CONSTITUCIONAL ARTCULO VI, SECCIN 4 TTULO DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: Enmienda de Restablecimiento de Derechos al Voto RESUMEN DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: La presente enmienda restablece los derechos de votacin de los Floridanos que han sido condenados por delitos graves despus de que cumplan todos los trminos de su sentencia, lo que incluye la libertad condicional o provisional. La enmienda no regira para aquellos condenados por homicidio o delitos sexuales, a quienes se les seguira prohibiendo de manera permanente votar, a menos que el Gobernador y el Gabinete votaran para restablecer sus derechos de votacin segn cada caso en particular. DECLARACIN DE IMPACTO FINANCIERO: Los efectos precisos de la presente enmienda en los costos del gobierno estatal y local no pueden determinarse. Sin embargo, la vigencia de las leyes actuales de inscripcin de votantes, as como el mayor nmero de personas condenadas por delitos graves que se inscriban para votar, producir mayores costos generales en relacin a los procesos que existen actualmente. El impacto, si lo hubiere, en los ingresos pblicos del gobierno estatal y local no puede futura que implemente un proceso distinto no puede determinarse de manera razonable. TEXTO COMPLETO: (a) Ninguna persona que haya sido condenada por un delito grave, o que haya sido declarada mentalmente incompetente en este o cualquier otro estado, estar habilitada para votar u ocupar un cargo pblico hasta que se restablezcan sus derechos civiles o hasta que desaparezca su discapacidad. Salvo segn se disponga en la subseccin (b) de la presente seccin, condena por delito grave se extinguir, y los derechos de votacin se restablecern, una vez que se cumplan todos los trminos de la sentencia, incluyendo la libertad condicional o provisional. (b) Ninguna persona que haya sido condenada por homicidio o por un delito sexual grave estar habilitada para votar hasta que se restablezcan sus derechos civiles. ( b c ) Ninguna persona podr ser candidata a la reeleccin para ninguno de los siguientes cargos: (1) Representante de Florida, (2) Senador de Florida, (3) Vicegobernador de Florida, (4) Cualquier cargo del gabinete de Florida, (5) Representante de EE. UU. de Florida, o (6) Senador de EE. UU. de Florida Si, al trmino del perodo de su cargo, la persona ha ocupado (o, si no fuera por renuncia, hubiera ocupado) dicho cargo por ocho aos consecutivos. N. 5 ENMIENDA CONSTITUCIONAL ARTCULO VII, SECCIN 19 TTULO DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: Voto Mayoritario Requerido para Imponer, Autorizar o Aumentar los Impuestos o Tasas Estatales RESUMEN DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: Se prohbe al sistema legislativo imponer, autorizar o aumentar los impuestos o tasas estatales, a excepcin de cuando dos tercios de la membresa de cada casa del sistema legislativo hayan aprobado la legislacin a travs de una ley que no contenga ninguna otra materia. Esta propuesta no autoriza un impuesto o tasa estatal que est prohibido por la Constitucin y no aplica a ningn impuesto o tasa impuesta por, o autorizada para su imposicin por, un condado, municipalidad, junta escolar o distrito especial. TEXTO COMPLETO: ARTCULO VII FINANZAS Y TRIBUTACIN SECCIN 19. Para imponer, autorizar o elevar los impuestos o tasas estatales se requiere una mayora (a) VOTO MAYORITARIO REQUERIDO PARA IMPONER O AUTORIZAR NUEVOS IMPUESTOS O TASAS ESTATALES. Ningn impuesto o tasa estatal pueden ser impuestos o autorizados por el sistema legislativo, a excepcin de cuando dos tercios de la membresa de cada casa del sistema legislativo hayan aprobado la legislacin y la misma haya sido presentada al Gobernador para su aprobacin de acuerdo con lo establecido en el Artculo III, Seccin 8. (b) VOTO MAYORITARIO REQUERIDO PARA AUMENTAR LOS IMPUESTOS O TASAS. Ningn impuesto o tasa estatal pueden ser aumentados por el sistema legislativo, a excepcin de cuando dos tercios de la membresa de cada casa del sistema legislativo hayan aprobado la legislacin y la misma haya sido presentada al Gobernador para su aprobacin de acuerdo con lo establecido en el Artculo III, Seccin 8. (c) APLICABILIDAD. Esta seccin no autoriza la imposicin de ningn impuesto o tasa estatal que estn prohibidos por la Constitucin, y no aplica a ningn impuesto o tasa impuesta por, o autorizada para su imposicin por, un condado, municipalidad, junta escolar o distrito especial. (d) DEFINICIONES. Conforme sern utilizados en esta seccin, los siguientes trminos contarn con los por la ley, incluyendo tasas de servicio, tasas o costos de emisin de licencias, y cargos por servicios. a. Aumentar o autorizar el aumento en la tasa de un impuesto estatal o una tasa impuesta sobre una base porcentual o por cada mil; b. Aumentar o autorizar el aumento en la cantidad de impuestos o tasas estatales que son calculados sobre c. Disminuir o eliminar una exoneracin o crdito sobre un impuesto o tasa estatal. (e) MATERIA NICA. Los impuestos o tasas estatales impuestos, autorizados o aumentados bajo esta seccin deben estar contenidos en una ley separada que no contenga ninguna otra materia. N. 6 REVISIN CONSTITUCIONAL ARTCULO I, SECCIN 16 ARTCULO V, SECCIONES 8 Y 21 ARTCULO XII, NUEVA SECCIN TTULO DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: RESUMEN DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: Establece derechos constitucionales para las vctimas de delitos; exige que los tribunales faciliten los derechos de las vctimas; autoriza a las vctimas a hacer respetar sus derechos durante los procesos penales y de justicia interpreten de manera independiente los estatutos y las reglas en lugar de deferir a la interpretacin de la agencia gubernamental. Aumenta la edad obligatoria de jubilacin de jueces y magistrados estatales desde setenta a setenta y cinco aos; elimina la autorizacin para completar el trmino judicial si la mitad del plazo se ha cumplido antes de la edad de jubilacin. TEXTO COMPLETO: ARTCULO I DECLARACIN DE DERECHOS SECCIN 16. Derechos del acusado y de las vctimas. (a) En todos los procesamientos penales, el acusado deber, bajo pedido, ser informado de la naturaleza y causa de la acusacin, asimismo se le proporcionar una copia de los cargos, y tendr derecho a tener medidas compulsivas para la comparecencia de testigos, a enfrentar testigos adversos en el juicio, a ser escuchado en persona, por un abogado o ambos, y a tener un juicio rpido y pblico impartido por un jurado imparcial en el condado donde se cometi el crimen. Si no se conoce el condado, la acusacin o informacin podr cobrar lugar en dos o ms condados de manera conjunta y la prueba de que el crimen fue cometido en esa rea ser podr elegir en cul de estos condados se llevar a cabo el juicio. El lugar para el enjuiciamiento de los delitos la ley. (b) Para preservar y proteger el derecho de las vctimas de delitos a alcanzar la justicia, garantizar a las vctimas de justicia penal y juvenil, y asegurar que los derechos e intereses de las vctimas de delitos sean respetados y protegidos por la ley de una manera no menos vigorosa que las protecciones otorgadas a los acusados penales y delincuentes juveniles, toda vctima tendr los siguientes derechos, a partir del momento de su victimizacin: (1) El derecho al debido proceso y a ser tratado con rectitud y respeto por la dignidad propia. (2) El derecho a ser libre de intimidacin, acoso y abuso. (3) El derecho, dentro del proceso judicial, de estar razonablemente protegido del acusado y de cualquier persona que acte en nombre del acusado. Sin embargo, nada de lo contenido en este documento tiene la intencin de crear una relacin especial entre aplicacin de la ley que no tenga una relacin o deber (4) El derecho a tener en cuenta la seguridad y el bienestar de la vctima y de la familia de la vctima al de condiciones de libertad provisional que protejan la seguridad y el bienestar de la vctima y de la familia de la vctima. (5) El derecho a evitar la divulgacin de informacin o registros que puedan ser utilizados para localizar o acosar a la vctima o la familia de la vctima, o que de la vctima. (6) Una vctima tendr los siguientes derechos precisa y oportuna, y a estar presente en todos los procedimientos pblicos que involucren la conducta delictiva, incluidos, entre otros: juicio, declaracin de culpabilidad, sentencia, o adjudicacin, incluso si la vctima ser un testigo en el procedimiento y a pesar de cualquier regla en lo contrario. A la vctima tambin oportuna de cualquier liberacin o escape del acusado o del delincuente, y de cualquier procedimiento durante el cual algn derecho de la vctima est implicado. b. El derecho a ser escuchado en cualquier procedimiento pblico que implique la libertad provisional u otro tipo de liberacin de cualquier forma de restriccin legal, declaracin de culpabilidad, sentencia, adjudicacin o libertad condicional, y en cualquier procedimiento durante el cual algn derecho de la vctima est implicado. acuerdo de culpabilidad, participacin en programas alternativos previos al juicio, liberacin, restitucin, sentencia o cualquier otra disposicin del caso. d. El derecho a proporcionar informacin sobre el impacto de la conducta del delincuente sobre la vctima y la familia de la vctima a la persona responsable de llevar a cabo cualquier investigacin previa a la sentencia, a compilar cualquier informe de investigacin previo a la sentencia, y a hacer considerar cualquier informacin de este tipo en cualquier recomendacin de sentencia presentada al tribunal. e. El derecho a recibir una copia de cualquier informe previo a la sentencia y cualquier otro informe o registro relevante para el ejercicio del derecho de la vctima, a estn exentas por ley. f. El derecho a ser informado de la condena, sentencia, adjudicacin, lugar y tiempo de encarcelamiento u otra disposicin del delincuente convicto, as como de cualquier fecha programada para la excarcelacin del delincuente, y de la liberacin o el escape del delincuente de la custodia. g. El derecho a ser informado de todos los procesos y procedimientos posteriores a la condena, a participar en tales procesos y procedimientos, a proporcionar informacin a la autoridad de liberacin para que sea considerada antes de que se tome una decisin de liberacin con respecto al delincuente. La autoridad de libertad condicional o de libertad anticipada extender el derecho a ser escuchado a cualquier persona perjudicada por el delincuente. h. El derecho a ser informado de los procedimientos de indulto y expurgo, a proporcionar informacin al gobernador, al tribunal, a cualquier junta de indulto y otras autoridades en estos procedimientos, a que esa informacin se considere antes de que se tome una decisin antes de cualquier liberacin del delincuente. el subprrafo (6) a., subprrafo (6) b., O subprrafo (6) c., que apliquen a cualquier primer procedimiento de comparecencia se cumplirn mediante un intento razonable por parte de la agencia competente para vctima al tribunal. (8) El derecho a la pronta devolucin de la propiedad de la vctima cuando ya no sea necesaria como evidencia en el caso. (9) El derecho a la restitucin completa y oportuna, en cada caso y por parte de cada delincuente condenado, por motivo de todas las prdidas sufridas por la vctima como resultado de la conducta delictiva, tanto directa como indirectamente. (10) El derecho a procedimientos sin demoras de cualquier procedimiento posterior al juicio. a. El abogado del estado podr presentar una demanda de buena fe para un juicio rpido, y el tribunal de primera instancia deber celebrar una audiencia de sealamientos, bajo previo aviso, dentro de los quince das de la presentacin de la demanda, para programar un juicio que comience en una fecha de al menos cinco das pero no ms de sesenta das despus de la fecha de la llamada del calendario, a menos que el juez de primera instancia presente una orden con prueba ms de sesenta das despus de la audiencia de sealamientos. b. Todas las apelaciones a nivel estatal y los ataques colaterales sobre cualquier sentencia debern completarse dentro de los dos aos posteriores a la apelacin en casos que no sean capitales y dentro de los cinco aos posteriores a la apelacin en casos capitales, a menos que un tribunal dicte una orden tribunal no pudo cumplir con este subprrafo y las circunstancias que causaron el retraso. Cada ao, el juez principal de cualquier tribunal de apelacin del distrito o el presidente de la Suprema Corte informar caso por caso al presidente de la Cmara de Representantes y al presidente del Senado de todos los casos en que dicho tribunal introdujo una orden con respecto a la incapacidad de cumplir con este subprrafo. La legislatura podr promulgar legislacin para implementar este subprrafo. (11) El derecho a ser informado de estos derechos, y a ser informado de que las vctimas pueden buscar el consejo de un abogado con respecto a sus derechos. Esta informacin se pondr a disposicin del pblico en general y se proporcionar a todas las vctimas de delitos en forma de una tarjeta o por otros medios destinados a informar efectivamente a la vctima de sus derechos en virtud de esta seccin. (c) La vctima, el abogado retenido de la vctima, procurador del Estado, a peticin de la vctima, pueden hacer valer y solicitar el cumplimiento de los derechos enumerados en esta seccin y cualquier otro derecho otorgado a una vctima por ley en cualquier juicio o tribunal de apelacin, o ante cualquier otra autoridad con jurisdiccin sobre el caso, como cuestin de derecho. El tribunal u otra autoridad con jurisdiccin actuar con prontitud sobre dicha solicitud, ofreciendo una solucin jurdica de acuerdo con la ley por la violacin de cualquier derecho. Las razones de cualquier decisin con respecto a la disposicin del derecho de una vctima se indicarn claramente en el registro. (d) El otorgamiento de los derechos enumerados en esta seccin a las vctimas no puede interpretarse como denegacin o menoscabo de otros derechos que poseen las vctimas. Las disposiciones de esta seccin se aplican a todos los procesos penales y de justicia juvenil, son autoejecutables y no requieren una legislacin de implementacin. Esta seccin no podr ser interpretada para crear cualquier causa de accin por daos y perjuicios contra el estado o una subdivisin poltica del estado, o contra cualquier funcionario, empleado o agente del estado o sus subdivisiones polticas. directo o amenazado como resultado de la perpetracin o intento de perpetracin de un delito o acto delincuencial o contra quien el delito o acto delincuente es cometido. la vctima, al padre o tutor de un menor o al familiar de una vctima de homicidio, excepto cuando se demuestre o potencial con los intereses de la vctima. El trmino Las vctimas del crimen o sus representantes legtimos, incluidos los familiares de las vctimas de homicidios, tienen derecho a ser informados, a estar presentes, y a ser escuchados cuando sea pertinente, en todas las etapas cruciales de los procedimientos penales, en la derechos constitucionales del acusado. ARTCULO V SECCIN 8. Elegibilidad. Ninguna persona ser elegible para el cargo de juez de la corte suprema o juez de cualquier corte a menos que dicha persona sea electora del estado y residente de la jurisdiccin territorial de la corte. Ningn juez o magistrado servir despus de haber cumplido los setenta y cinco setenta aos de edad, excepto en el caso de una asignacin temporal, o para completar un trmino, la mitad del cual ya haya sido cumplido Ninguna persona es elegible para la de un tribunal de apelaciones de distrito, a menos que la persona sea, y haya sido durante los ltimos diez aos, miembro del colegio de abogados de Florida. Ninguna a menos que la persona sea, y haya sido durante los ltimos cinco aos, miembro del colegio de abogados de Florida. A menos que la ley general disponga lo juez del tribunal del condado, a menos que la persona sea, y haya sido durante los ltimos cinco aos, miembro del colegio de abogados de Florida. A menos que la ley general disponga lo contrario, una persona ser elegible ya sea por eleccin o nombramiento a la cuya poblacin sea de 40,000 habitantes o menos, si la persona es un miembro acreditado del Colegio de Abogados de Florida. SECCIN 21. Interpretacin judicial de estatutos y reglas. Al interpretar un estatuto o norma estatal, un tribunal estatal o un funcionario atendiendo a una accin administrativa de conformidad con la ley general no podr deferir a la interpretacin de la agencia administrativa de tal estatuto o regla, y deber, por el contrario, interpretar dicho estatuto o regla por segunda vez. ARTCULO XII ANEXO Elegibilidad de magistrados y jueces. La enmienda a la Seccin 8 del Artculo V, que aumenta la edad a la que un juez o magistrado ya no es elegible para servir en un cargo judicial excepto por asignacin temporal, entrar en vigencia el 1 de julio de 2019. N. 7 REVISIN CONSTITUCIONAL ARTCULO IX, SECCIONES 7 Y 8 ARTCULO X, NUEVA SECCIN TTULO DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: Primeros Auxilios y Miembros Militares; Colegios y Universidades Pblicas RESUMEN DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: fallecimiento y la exencin de ciertos gastos de educacin de primeros auxilios y miembros militares que mueran de votos de los administradores universitarios y de la junta de gobernadores del sistema universitario estatal para recaudar o imponer todas las tarifas autorizadas legislativamente si la ley requiere la aprobacin de dichos organismos. Establece el sistema de colegios estatales existente como una entidad constitucional; proporciona estructura de gobierno. TEXTO COMPLETO: ARTCULO IX EDUCACIN travs de la enseanza de los estudiantes, de avanzar la investigacin y de proveer servicios pblicos para comunidades y economas, el pueblo de la Florida establece un sistema de gobierno para el sistema universitario del estado de la Florida. (b) SISTEMA UNIVERSITARIO ESTATAL. Habr solo un sistema universitario estatal que incluir todas las administrar cada universidad pblica y una junta de gobernadores gobernar el sistema universitario del estado. universidad constituyente local ser administrada por una La junta de gobernadores establecer las facultades y nombrados por el gobernador y cinco ciudadanos miembros nombrados por la junta de gobernadores. Los Senado y servirn por perodos escalonados de cinco aos como provisto por ley. El presidente del senado de la facultad, o su equivalente, y el presidente del cuerpo estudiantil de la universidad tambin sern miembros. de gobernadores ser un organismo empresarial consistente de diecisiete miembros. La junta deber operar, regular, controlar, y ser plenamente responsable por el manejo de todo el sistema universitario. Estas de la misin propia de cada universidad constituyente y su articulacin con escuelas gratuitas pblicas y centros de formacin profesional, asegurando la coordinacin, evitacin de la duplicacin excesiva de instalaciones o programas. La direccin de la junta estar sujeta a los poderes de la legislatura de asignar los gastos de los fondos, y la junta rendir cuentas sobre esos gastos conforme a lo previsto por ley. El gobernador nombrar a la junta catorce ciudadanos dedicados a servirn trminos escalonados de siete aos como dispuesto por ley. El comisionado de la educacin, el presidente del consejo asesor del senado de la facultad, o su equivalente, y el presidente de la asociacin de estudiantes de la Florida, o su equivalente, sern tambin miembros de la junta. (e) TARIFAS. Cualquier propuesta o accin de una universidad constituyente para recaudar, imponer o autorizar cualquier tarifa, segn lo autoriza la ley, debe los miembros del consejo directivo de la universidad constituyente, en caso de que la aprobacin de la junta directiva sea requerida por la ley general, y al menos gobernadores, en caso de que la ley general exija la aprobacin de la junta de gobernadores, para que entre en vigencia. Una tarifa bajo esta subseccin no incluir la matrcula. SECCIN 8. Sistema De Colegios Estatales. y proporcionar acceso a la educacin universitaria a los estudiantes de este estado; de originar caminos articulados para un grado de bachillerato; de garantizar un compromiso superior con la enseanza y el aprendizaje; y de responder de manera rpida y con las necesidades locales y regionales de la fuerza de trabajo, el pueblo de la Florida, en virtud de este acto, establece un sistema de gobierno para el sistema de colegios estatales de la Florida. (b) SISTEMA DE COLEGIOS ESTATALES. Habr un sistema de colegios estatales nico compuesto por todos los institutos de formacin profesional y colegios estatales pblicos. Una junta directiva local deber gobernar cada institucin del sistema de colegios estatales y la junta de educacin del estado deber supervisar el sistema de colegios estatales. del sistema de colegios estatales estar gobernada por una junta directiva local dedicada a los propsitos del sistema de colegios estatales. Un miembro de la junta directiva debe ser residente del rea en el cual el colegio preste sus servicios. Los poderes y deberes de las juntas directivas sern provistos por la ley. Cada miembro ser designado por el gobernador en trminos escalonados ESTADO. La junta de educacin del estado supervisar el sistema de colegios estatales segn lo estipule la ley. Legal Notices

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VEHICLES ARE SOLD AS-IS BIDDER WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR REMOVAL OF VEHICLE(S) P SUBMITTED BID MUST HAVE GILCHRIST COUNTY SURPLUS VEHICLES on the envelope ______________ PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION ______________ PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION Club House Rentals Gilchrist County Womans Club Legal Notices IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Current Mailing and E-Mail Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. (SEAL) ______________ LEGAL NOTICE ARTCULO X MISCELNEO 2019. N. 8 REVISIN CONSTITUCIONAL ARTCULO IX, SECCIN 4, NUEVA SECCIN ARTCULO XII, NUEVA SECCIN TTULO DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: RESUMEN DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: TEXTO COMPLETO: ARTCULO IX ARTCULO XII N. 9 REVISIN CONSTITUCIONAL ARTCULO II, SECCIN 7 ARTICULO X, SECCIN 20 TTULO DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: RESUMEN DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: TEXTO COMPLETO: ARTCULO II ARTCULO X MISCELNEO N. 10 REVISIN CONSTITUCIONAL ARTCULO III, SECCIN 3 ARTCULO IV, SECCIONES 4 Y 11 ARTCULO VIII, SECCIONES 1 Y 6 TTULO DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: RESUMEN DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: TEXTO COMPLETO: ARTCULO III N. 11 REVISIN CONSTITUCIONAL ARTCULO I, SECCIN 2 ARTICULO X, SECCIONES 9 Y 19 TITULO DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: RESUMEN DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: TEXTO COMPLETO: ARTCULO I ARTCULO X MISCELNEO N. 12 REVISIN CONSTITUCIONAL ARTCULO II, SECCIN 8 ARTCULO V, SECCIN 13 ARTCULO XII, NUEVA SECCIN TITULO DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: RESUMEN DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: TEXTO COMPLETO: ARTCULO II . ARTCULO XII N. 13 REVISIN CONSTITUCIONAL ARTCULO X, NUEVA SECCIN ARTCULO XII, NUEVA SECCIN TITULO DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: RESUMEN DE LA PAPELETA DE VOTACIN: TEXTO COMPLETO: ARTCULO X MISCELNEO ARTCULO XII ________________________

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Classifieds Classified Ads $5.50 Minimum for 20 Words. 10 cents each additional word. GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Page Eleven THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2018 Refrigerator Used GE side-by-side refrigerator/ freezer, w/new ice maker & heater/ defroster. Asking $250 or best offer. Call (352) 463-8663. 4tb,8-9-8-30 ----------------------------------------------Hay HAY FOR SALE: Large rolls, highly fertilized, net wrapped, weed free. Coastal Bermuda $50/roll. Call 352-949-0222. tfnb,7-18 ----------------------------------------------Pre-School Kids World Preschool Ages-2-12, VPK, Preschool & Afterschool. Openings available Great rates 352-463-3555. tfnb, 1-30 ----------------------------------------------Travel Opportunity SENIOR ADULT TRAVEL, INC. Israel 2019, New Orleans, Branson, Scotland 2019, Maine, and Lands of the Bible Cruise 2019. Faith based tour hosting, serving the North Florida area. www. senioradulttravel.com 352-727-2268. tfnb,8-9 ----------------------------------------------Services TREE & LAND SERVICES: Tree removal, trimming, debris removal, skid steer service. Fully insured. Bobby, 352210-3344. 4tp,8-23-9-13 ----------------------------------------------LIGHT TRACTOR WORK AND BUSHHOGGING. Within tri-county area. Archie Knowles, 386-935-0454... 4tb, 8-16-9-6 ----------------------------------------------The Humane Society of Gilchrist County, Inc. has SPAY/NEUTER vouchers available. They can be picked up at the Trenton Library August 31 5:30. Bring cash, no checks or credit cards accepted. Call Cindy 352-463-7364 for prices. tfnb,1-4 ----------------------------------------------Appliance Repair: Old Fashioned Service. All Major Brands. VISA/MC 352-284-4148. tfnb,8-21 ----------------------------------------------A/C REPAIRS: Fast, friendly, reliable service. Repairs and replacements. Call All Seasons Heating & A/C, Inc. 1-800-5421028 or 493-4888 anytime. Mastercard & Visa accepted. Lic#CA0057426. tfnb,12-19 ----------------------------------------------DIXIE MONUMENTS 1471 NE 512 Avenue, Old Town, FL 32680. Closed Sun & Mon / Open TuesFri 9-5 Sat 9-1. Available after hours seven days a week. Serving Florida and Tri County Area 26 years. 352-542-3432 or mobile 352-210-2629. WWW.DIXIEMONUMENT.COM 52tp,-1-25 ----------------------------------------------Services ELECTRICAL WORK: dependable, honest, experts, for any and all electrical needs call All Seasons @ 493-4888 or 1-800-542-1028. License number # EC13001855. tfnb,1-10 ----------------------------------------------JERRY WILKS FILL DIRT SERVICE: Fill dirt, driveways, topsoil, demolition, limerock, land clearing. (352) 493-3137 (day) or (352) 463-6111 (night). tfnb,5-28 ----------------------------------------------Training Ayers Health and Rehab is providing a free 3 week C.N.A. class. Only interested applicants need apply. Hours of class from 4pm to 9pm. Job offer upon completion of class. Please apply at Ayers Health and Rehab, 606 NE 7 Street, Trenton FL. DFWP EOE tfnb,8-30 ----------------------------------------------CNAs are in great demand. Quest Training offers a two week program taught by a registered nurse with years of teaching and testing experience. Small class size so you receive individual attention. Day and evening classes available. 386-3621065. 5tb, 8-16-9-13 ---------------------------------------------Help Wanted TRUCK DRIVERS NEEDED!!!! CDL log truck drivers are needed. Competitive Experience preferred with squeaky clean driving record. License will be run through insurance and you must pass a drug test prior to employment. Come by Usher Land & Timber to get an application or give us a call at 352-4934221. 1tb,8-30 ----------------------------------------------Ayers Health and Rehab Center is looking for a C.N.A./Central Supply Clerk. This person will work 3 days a week in Central Supply dealing with ordering, putting up stock, inventory, the remaining time is devoted to direct resident care. Please apply at: Ayers Health and Rehab, 606 NE 7 Street, Trenton FL. DFWP EOE. tfnb,8-30 ----------------------------------------------Gilchrist County Solid Waste/Recycling has an opening for a full-time Staff Assistant II. The pay rate will be $11.46 per hour. Must have experience in an required. Must be able to work 8:00 a.m. 12:30 p.m. on Saturdays. Ideal candidate should have good organizational skills, time management, and ability to work well with the public. Applications must be submitted online at https://gilchrist. Career Source located at 25811 SE HWY 19 Old Town, FL Position is open until DFWP. Position requires negative drug test results, background/driving record check, and participation in Direct Deposit. Applications must include a copy of your Valid Florida Drivers License. 2tb,8-23-8-30 ----------------------------------------------Help Wanted PROPANE SERVICE TECHNICIAN, class B CDL required, apply in person at GatorGas, 1626 NE Hwy-349, Old Town, FL 4tb, 8-16-9-6 ---------------------------------------------Ayers Health and Rehab is looking relief. Apply in person at Ayers Health and Rehab Center, 606 NE 7 Street Trenton or Florida Crown Workforce Old Town. EOE DFWP. tfnb,8-16 ----------------------------------------------Trenton Farm Equipment is looking for a full-time farm equipment mechanic. Hours are Mon. Fri. 8 am to 5 pm. Apply in person, ask for Derek or Jerry. Pay based on experience. Needed immediately. tfnb, 7-26 ----------------------------------------------CONTRACTOR SALESPERSON NEEDED AT GILCHRIST BUILDING SUPPLY. Looking for motivated, ambitious person with building material Jeff at 352-463-2738 or send resume to gbsjmh@gmail.com. tfnb,7-19 ----------------------------------------------SALES PERSON NEEDED AT GILCHRIST BUILDING SUPPLY. Looking for motivated, ambitious person with experience selling outdoor power Call Jeff at 352-463-2738. tfnb,7-19 ----------------------------------------------AYERS HEALTH AND REHAB IS LOOKING FOR A P/T COOK WITH EXPERIENCE. These positions will be required to work all shifts. Are you hardworking, dependable, with a positive attitude? Then come join our team. Apply in person at Ayers Health and Rehab, 606 NE 7 Street, Trenton FL. EOE DFWP tfnb,5-17 ----------------------------------------------Wanted F/T C.N.A.s Must be hardworking, dependable, positive attitude for our 7-3 and 3-11 shifts. Apply at Ayers Health and Rehab Center, 606 NE 7th Street, Trenton FL EOE DFWP or Florida Crown Workforce, Old Town. tfnb,3-15 ----------------------------------------------WANTED P/T DIETARY PARTNER: Must be hardworking, dependable, able to work various shifts have a positive attitude and willing to be trained. Apply at Ayers Health and Rehab Center, 606 NE 7 Street, Trenton FL. EOE DFWP. tfnb,3-1 ----------------------------------------------TRUCK DRIVER: OTR, Southeast and local, tanker experience preferred, minimum 2 years driving, apply in person at 544 NE Lancaster Street, Trenton, FL 32693. Email ads to gcjads@bellsouth.net NOTICE OF INTENTION TO REGISTER FICTITIOUS NAME Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, under the provision of Section 90-267, Florida Statutes 1990, will register with the Secretary of State, Division of Corporations, P. O. Box 1300, Tallahassee, Florida 32302-1300, upon name, to wit: Valles Cleaning Services Description: Residential Cleaning at 6990 NW 7th Avenue Bell, Florida 32619 Underwhich we are engaged in business in Gilchrist County, Florida. That the parties interested in said business are: 6990 NW 7th Avenue Bell, Florida 32619 Publish August 30, 2018b ____________ City of Fanning Springs City Council NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN The City Council will have the First Reading for Ordinance No. 2018-004 at their Sept. 4, 2018, City Council Meeting, @ 5:00 pm at the Fanning Springs City Hall, 17651 NW 90th Ct. Fanning Springs, FL. ORDINANCE NO: 2018-004 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF FANNING SPRINGS, FLORIDA INCREASING THE SALARY OF THE MAYOR OF FANNING SPRINGS, FLORIDA TO $2,000.00 PER MONTH, PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE Pursuant to Florida Statutes 286.0105 that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Council with respect to any matter considered at such meeting he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made. Which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. DATED this 22 day of Aug. 2018, By Sheila Watson, City Clerk, City of Fanning Springs, Florida. Publish August 30, 3018b ______________________ NOTICE O F PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given by the Board of County Commissioners of Gilchrist County, Florida, serving as the Planning Commission, that it will consider at public hearing the below described Application for a Variance at the Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Facility located at 210 South Main Street, Trenton, Florida on September 17, 2018 at 4:30 P.M., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, the following: VAR 2018-04 A request by Jason White and Holly White, husband and wife, owners, seeking a Variance from the minimum lot size and width requirements for a single family mobile home in an Agriculture2 (A-2) land use category located on approximately 1.25 acres at 6429 NW 10th Avenue, Bell, Florida 32619. Gilchrist County Property Appraisers Tax Parcel No. 32-07-15-0000-0011-0000. A copy of the application is on Community Development, located at 209 SE First Street, Trenton, Florida, and may be inspected by the public during regular business hours. On the date, time and persons may appear and be heard with respect to the aforementioned matter. The public hearing may be continued to one or more future dates. Any interested party shall be advised that the date, time and place of any continuation of the public hearing shall be announced during the public hearing and that no further notice concerning the matter will be published unless said continuation exceeds six calendar weeks from the date of the above referenced public hearing. Persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact (352) 463-3169 (Voice & TDD) or via Florida Relay Service (800) 955-8771. All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decision made at the public hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Publish August 30, 2018b _____________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS SUCCESSOR-IN-INTEREST TO JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES TRUST 2005-SD4, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-SD4. Plaintiff, CASE NO.: 21-2017-CA-000044 vs. JULIENE HORNSBY, et al, Defendant(s), ______________________/ NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 24, 2018, and entered in Case No. 21-2017-CA-000044 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Gilchrist County, Florida in which The Bank of New York Mellon, f/k/a The Bank of New York, as successor-ininterest to JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., as Trustee for Bear Stearns Asset Backed Securities Trust 2005-SD4, Assetthe Plaintiff and Juliene Hornsby, Travis H. Hornsby, are defendants, the Gilchrist County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on in front of the south doors of the Gilchrist County Courthouse, 112 South Main Street, Trenton, FL 32693, Gilchrist County, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 24 day of September, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT ONE (1) AND TWO (2), PINE BREEZE, AS PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 37, PUBLIC RECORDS OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 7900 SE CR 337, TRENTON, FL 32693 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the days after the sale. Dated in Gilchrist County, Florida this 2 day of August, 2018 Clerk of the Circuit Court Gilchrist County, FLorida By: /s/ S. King Deputy Clerk (CLERK SEAL) Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P. O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 (813) 221-9171 facsimile eService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com If you are a person with a disability who needs any accomodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accomodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinatory, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 3376237 within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired, please call 1-800-955-8771; if you are voice impaired, please call 1Gilchrist County Clerk of Court, P. O. Box 37, Trenton, FL 32693. Publish August 30 and September 6, 2018b _____________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 17000050CAAXMX OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. MARY A. NICKOLLS A/K/A MARY NICKOLLS, ET AL Defendents _________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 21, 2018, and entered in Case No. 17000050CAAXMX, of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for GILCHRIST County, Florida. OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC (hereafter Plaintiff ), is Plaintiff and MARY A. NICKOLLS A/K/A MARY NICKOLLS; SAMUEL NICKOLLS, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, are defendants. Todd Newton, Clerk of the Circuit Court for GILCHRIST, County Florida will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the SOUTH DOOR of the Courthouse; 112 S. Main Street, Trenton, at 11:00 a.m. on the 24TH day of SEPTEMBER 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 18, SILVER RIDGE, A SUBDIVISION AS PER PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 98 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 2005 GENERAL DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME BEARING ID NOS. GMHGA4290431876A AND GMHGA4290431876B. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at interpreter@circuit8. org Dated this 23 day of August, 2018. Todd Newton CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (CLERK SEAL) BY Sylvia King As Deputy Clerk Publish August 30 and September 6, 2018b _____________ LEGAL NOTICE PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION GILCHRIST COUNTY CANVASSING BOARD EVENTS August 30, 2018 @ 4:00pm Provisionals September 4, 2018 @ 4:00pm Conduct September 5, 2018 @ 10:00am Manual Audit In accordance with the Sunshine Law of Florida, this meeting is open to the public. Note: Section 286.01105, Florida Statutes, state that if a person decides to appeal any decision by the board, agency, or commission with respect to any matter considered at a meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceeding, and that, for such purposes, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Publish August 30, 2018b ______________________ NOTICE OF INTENTION TO REGISTER FICTITIOUS NAME Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, under the provision of Section 90-267, Florida Statutes 1990, will register with the Secretary of State, Division of Corporations, P. O. Box 1300, Tallahassee, Florida 32302-1300, upon name, to wit: Jackie Kohan Description: Consulting at 6380 NW 6th Place Bell, Florida 32619 Underwhich we are engaged in business in Gilchrist County, Florida. That the parties interested in said business are: Jackie Kohan 6380 NW 6th Place Bell, Florida 32619 Publish August 30, 2018b ____________ NOTICE OF MEETING Please take notice, the Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners, in and for Gilchrist County, Florida, will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. in the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Facility, located at 210 South Main Street, Trenton, Florida. The following is a proposed agenda: 1. Call to Order ( 4:00 p.m. ) 2. Prayer/Flag 3. Agenda Changes 4. Consent Agenda 5. Public Participation 7. County Administrator 8. Attorney Report 9. Clerk Report 10. Time Certain Schedule 5:15 p.m. Tentative Budget Hearing Resolution 2018-29 Tentative Millage Rate Resolution 2018-30 Tentative Budget Resolution 2018-31 Tentative Millage Rate MSTU Resolution 2018-32 Tentative Budget MSTU Resolution 2018-33 Fire Special Assessment Rates Resolution 2018-34 Solid Waste Collection Rates 5:30 p.m. Richard Hughes; SUP Appeal Continuation 11. Commissioner Reports 12. Old Business 13. New Business 14. Public Participation 15. Adjourn Persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodations to participate in the proceeding should contact (352)463-3169 (Voice & TDD) or via Florida Relay Service (800)955-8771. PLEASE BE ADVISED that if a person decides to appeal any decisions made by the Commission with respect to any matter considered at said hearing, that person will need a record of the proceedings, and that for such purpose, that person may need to insure that a verbatim record is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA D. RAY HARRISON, JR., CHAIRMAN ATTEST: TODD NEWTON, CLERK OF COURT Publish August 30, 3018b Legal Notices CON T A CT GILCHRST COUNTY JOURNAL F or all y our home vi n yl needs. W e create customi z ed quotes, images, and phrases. C all us for details 352-463-7135.

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Page Twelve THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2018 GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL CHIEFLAND MEDICAL CENTER Caring for the health of your family Let our family take care of yours. Quality Health Care for All Ages Walk-ins and Same Day Appointments Available Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Same Location for 20 Years at the intersection of Hwy-19 and NW 23rd Avenue in front of Walmart We Gladly Accept Medicare, Medicaid, UHC AARP Medicare Advantage, Prestige, Staywell, Sunshine and UHC Community Plan, and Most Insurance Plans General Practice, Well Child Visits, Acute and Chronic Care, Vaccinations, School Physicals, DOT Physicals, Foot Care, Xray and Bone Scan 493-9500 For appointment please call: Douglas Rogers, DO Gary Rexroat, PA-C Anthony Tocco, DPM Martha Harmon, ARNP Elizabeth Burkett, DO $25.00 SPORTS PHYSICALS Same Day or Prescheduled SPANN'S Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. 463-6440 SALES SERVICE INSTALLATION Manual D & J and Energy Forms Mobile Homes / Houses / Business Locally Owned & Operated "Our Customers Come First" Located on Hwy. 129 LICENSED & INSURED RA 0029414 Serving the Tri-County Area Since 1975 Air Conditioning & Heating CFC1428141 SMITH SALES & SERVICES, INC. ONE CALL DOES IT ALL! ELECTRICAL PLUMBING ER0004960 WELL PUMP SERVICE WATER SOFTENER COMPLETE PLUMBING SERVICE SEPTIC & DRAIN FIELD DRAIN CLEANING & VIDEO INSPECTION AAA BUDGET TREE SERVICE 352-472-6032 800-TREES-00 www.aaabudgettreeservice.com METAL ROOFING, LLC. 352-472-6187 1-888-ROOF-USA www.gulfcoastmetalroof.com Shingle & Flat Roong Commercial Roong CCC#1325497 BHS Varsity Volleyball, left to right: Back row; Hailey Pope, Shelby Waddle, Jillian Cassube, Taria Liles, Maddy Sapp, and Juliana Whiting. Front row; Jill Morgan, Kylee Barry, Jenna Holley, Aubrey Brown, and Melody Piechocki. Photo by Matthew Harrell 2018 Lady Bulldog and Lady Tiger Volleyball Teams The Trenton Tigers opened their 2018 football regular season Friday The Tigers are very young in 2018 as new head Coach Ben Jacqmein and his staff are preparing the young ath Trentons Jacob Guthrie led the Tigers at quarterback as the sopho more had 38 all purpose yards on 13 carries completing 1 of 3 passes Morgan and Cole Hafner each had 17 Indians hold Tigers scoreless Friday night had a 27 yard scoring reception for The Tigers on defense were led Chris Rogers les and Cole Hafner with 7 tackles, 3 Caleb Morgan each had 5 solo tackles had a one interception and Cole The Tigers will host the Dixie County Bears on Friday night in The By Matthew Harrell Bell opened the 2018 regular sea son by traveling to Tallahassee Friday The Marauders limited the Bull their way to shutting out the Bull The Bulldogs opened the game Bulldogs shut out by Maclay with the ball and moved into Maclay territory, but the drive stalled and After Bell went three and out and punted, Maclay took over on their However, Bell was able to intercept a pass and took over possession at the But Bell would be forced to punt again, and Maclay would capitalize Bell went three and out again on its next possession, and Maclay would The start of the second half was After a halftime that lasted nearly two hours, Bell forced a fumble on the opening possession and took over The Bulldogs drove the ball inside But Bell would recover another fumble on the next Marauder posses sion and start the drive at the Maclay pass interference call on fourth down, but turned the ball over by way of a Maclay then drove the length of Bell returned the ensuing kickoff to the ball over on downs without pick Bell forced a punt on the follow ing possession, but would turn the ball over on downs again, this time three minutes as Maclay handed Bell tic out of Port Orange for their home This will be Atlantics season Need An Advertisement? Call the Gilchrist County Journal 352-463-7135