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Title: Levy County journal
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: R.B. Child
Place of Publication: Bronson Fla
Publication Date: 06-28-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began May 1, 1928.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 17 (Aug. 1, 1929).
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Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923www.levyjournalonline.com VOL. 88, NO. 52 50 CENTS THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2012 Will Irby’s Florida StoriesIllustration by Alexander KeySee page 3ASee section A and B See page 5BEsmeraldaA Cedar Key MysterySuwannee River CARES Dinner CANCELLED for Thurs. June 28 due to ooding in Live Oak. Call Hugh Thomas @ 352/317-0504 Commissioner Putnam joined more than 1,000 members of Florida's cattle industry on Wednesday for the Florida Cattlemen's Association annual convention in Marco Island. In his remarks to the crowd, Commissioner Putnam outlined the challenges facing Florida's water supply and urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to approve Florida's proposed water quality standards as an alternative to the EPA's numeric nutrient criteria. Florida's water quality standards are the most comprehensive of any state in the nation. Based on decades of scienti“ c analysis and discussion, the proposed standards are intended to yield measurable environmental improvement, while minimizing costs to Floridians. In contrast, the EPA's numeric nutrient criteria are not based on sound science and would cost Floridians billions to comply. Putnam said, I urge EPA to consider the recent ruling by the Administrative Law Judge, as well as the U.S. District Court's opinion and EPA's own acknowledgement of Florida's strong capabilities to manage water resources, and approve Florida's water quality standards in their entirety. EPA's approval will allow Florida to assume its right to exercise the authority envisioned by the Clean Water Act to develop and implement its own water quality standards through an EPA-approved and predictable process governed by existing state law and accountable to the taxpayers. An issue so critical to Florida's future must be addressed on the state level, where a proven track record, a scienti“ c approach and measurable outcomes will protect Florida's water resources for generations to come.Ž Florida is also good at cattle production. Cattlemen in the state are enjoying unprecedented prices paid for calves on their cow-calf operations. In the last three years, the average price for a 500-pound calf has more than doubled. Nationally, U.S. beef revenues shot up 34 percent this year to $4.7 billion. e president of the Florida Cattlemens Association, Don Quincey, said it's been one of the best years in recent memory for the industry. Quincey started Quincey Cattle in Chie” and in 1992 and also served as chairman of the Suwannee River Water Management District board. His father started Chie” and Farm Supply "We've seen remarkable gains and pro“ ts," Quincy said during the convention in Marco Island." Brazil is not exporting as much beef. Texas and other western states have had a terrible drought. But we're maintaining enough of a supply and buyers are coming to Florida." Even though domestic consumption dropped by 3 percent this year, U.S. beef exports now account for 11 percent of production compared to 3 percent in 2003, which also is contributing to the upswing. "We're exporting more than we ever have and thats what is driving the pro“ ts," Quincey said. e reason is simple: We have the highest quality beef in the world."Ag Commissioner Putnam Says Florida Does Not Need the EPA and Beef is Booming Je Earnhardt will be at Bronson Speedway racing with the locals and supporting Tobacco Free lives. Get the details on Levy Life page 1B. By Kathy HilliardEditorAmidst Water District Advisories and Resolutions to save and conserve water in the area due to a long period of drought, in comes Debby the Tropical Storm. She developed in the Gulf of Mexico a week ago and confused all the fancy programs that now tell us where and when these storms are going to land and do their thing. But Debby was di erent. She decided to sit for awhile and enjoy the view south of Apalachicola and Sopchoppy below and west of Tallahassee and just could not make up her mind which direction to move in. Some computer models said go west young (wo) man, go westŽ but others steered her north and to the east and some said she was headed east for sure. Cedar Key was east of Debby and de“ nitely felt her indecision for days casting wave after wave of Gulf water on the piers and shores of the seafood farming area and tourist delight. Now she appears to have “ nally decided to visit the mainland of Florida near Apalachicola but not without “ rst dumping buckets on us all. We prayed for rain and our prayers were answered in biblical fashion, pressed down and running overŽ in abundance. Any crop needing water is now treading water to grow. For three days now Debby has sat in the Gulf churning and as she moves northeasterly across north central Florida people are grateful for her watery gifts but also ready to go back to being able to get in the car and drive out. Local emergency agencies have sent advisories such as the one from the Levy County Sheri s O ce saying: As a result of Tropical Storm Debby, an Executive Order of Emergency has been declared by Gov. Scott, which includes Levy County. e Board of County Commissioners for Levy County has also signed a Local Declaration of Emergency. e recent heavy rains have caused sinkholes to form, roads to ” ood and weakened the root systems on some of our trees making them vulnerable to the winds. Drivers are cautioned to stay o of ” ooded roadways and be aware that roads could become obstructed with debris. At 0955 hours Levy County Sheri Johnny Smith has ordered the closure of the Waccasassa River, Suwannee River and Withlacoochee River to all boating tra c. e following boat ramps will be closed to all boating tra c: the ramp at the western end of SR 40 in Yankeetown, Shell Mound, Fowlers Blu Clay Landing, Camp Azalea, Waccasassa boat ramp at CR 326 and the #4 boat ramp in Cedar Key, all City maintained ramps in Cedar Key and Yankeetown. All citizens are urged to stay o the water until the ramps have been re-opened and the waterways deems safe for navigation. Emergency Management Director Mark Johnson has also ordered the closure of the George T. Lewis airport in Cedar Key. Levy County Emergency Management is monitoring the storm very closely and we stand prepared to assist our citizens during this storm.Ž FDOT road closures included: Cedar Keys SR 24, Live Oaks 129 and US 90 downtown, portions of I 10 and US 90 in Columbia County, parts of SR 51 in Mayo. Flooding has occurred up and down the west coast of Florida shoving people out of homes and slamming boats into unwelcome dry docksŽ on beachfronts and shorelines. Some wind and tornado damage has been reported also but the main memory of dear Debby is the deluge of water on a dry and parched land and her decidedly indecisive attitude as to where to deliver her bounty. anks Debby, we needed that.Debby Dumps on Parched North Central Florida TS Debby swallows the Gulf Side Motel in Cedar Key. Photo courtesy of manager Teresa Woods TS Debby slaps the Seabreeze Restaurant on Cedar Key. Photo courtesy of owner Jaime Gri n.Council Minutes Your 4th of July Guide

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The Levy County Journal2AJune 28, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Duncan, James M Trenton VOP BATTERY BOND 10,000 DOLLARS SURETY Lamb, James Lee Tampa VOP BATTERY BOND 10,000 DOLLARS SURETY Simmons Jr, Dana Lee Micanopy VOP DWLSR BOND 5,000 DOLLARS SURETY Smith, Charles E Bronson DWLSR, FLEE ELUDE LEO BOND 30,000 DOLLARS CASH/ SURETY Collins, Linda Mae Fanning Spgs VOP POSSESSION OF PARAPHERNALIA BOND 10,000 DOLLARS SURETYBerger, Carrie-Megan, 29, of Williston: AGGRAVATED BATTERY CAUSING BODILY HARM OR DISABILITY. Chisolm, Boyd Iris, 52, of Chie” and: AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH DEADLY WEAPON WITHOUT INTENT TO KILL. Conley, Peggy, 43, of Chie” and: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT x 2. Debolt, Samuel Joseph, 27, of Bronson: DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED, 1ST OFFENSE. Delpapa, Frantisca Ebeth, 26, of North Vernon, Indiana: DISORDERLY INTOXICATION IN A PUBLIC PLACE CAUSING A DISTURBANCE. Dyals, Kelly Lynn, 46, of Chie” and: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT. Ellison Jr., Charles Richard, 55, of Branford: DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS, MARIJUANA POSSESSION OF NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS, POSSESSION AND/OR USE OF DRUG EQUIPMENT. Girdler, Russell Adam, 26, of Rosewood: VOP. Harrelson, Hants Quincey, 25, of Chie” and: GRAND THEFT AT LEAST $300 BUT LESS THAN $5K. Henry, Ian Anderson, 29, of Chie” and: SALE OF SCHEDULE I MARIJUANA; POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO SELL, MFG OR DELIVER SCHEDULE Levy County Sheri s O ce Arrest Report Levy County’s Most Wanted Complete and clip this coupon and send it with a check, money order, or credit card information to PO Box 2990, Chie” and, FL 32644 Yearly subscription prices are as follows: $25/year for subscribers in Levy County $30/year for subscribers in Florida; $35/year for subscribers outside FloridaName: _____________________________________________ Daytime Phone________________________________________ Address:____________________________________________ City:_________________________State__ __ Zip ___________ VISA MASTERCARD Card Number:______________________Expiration Date: ________ Security Code (3-digit number on back): _____If you decide after four weeks delivery that you no longer want to receive the Journal, just call or write to us no later than Tuesday at least one week before the expiration of your subscription. Offer is good only for a 12-month subscription paid on or before the expiration of the free rst month. Please include the promo code in your request for cancellation. Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923JournalLevy County I MARIJUANA, USE OF 2-WAY COMMUNICATION DEVICE TO FACILITATE A FELONY. Keene, Jane Rusby, 61, of Fanning Springs/Trenton: TRESPASSING PROPERTY NOT A STRUCTURE OR CONVEYANCE. Kerr, Joseph W., 27, of Williston: LEWD LASCIVIOUS MOLESTATION OF VICTIM LESS THAN 12 YEARS OF AGE BY OFFENDER 18 YO OR OLDER x 2; LEWD LASCIVIOUS BEHAVIOR CONDUCTED BY A PERSON 18 YO OR OLDER. Kingsley, Ronald, 22, of Bell: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT x 7. McMahon, Desmond, 18, of Williston: ROBBERY WITH A FIREARM. Mills, Cass Edward, 34, of Ft Myers: DEALING IN STOLEN PROPERTY. Sherman, Bobby Frank, 19, of Williston: ROBBERY WITH A FIREARM. Staggs, Travis Jordan, 25, of Williston: DISORDERLY INTOXICATION IN A PUBLIC PLACE CAUSING A DISTURBANCE. Strowbridge, Jessica, 30, of Williston: ROBBERY WITH A FIREARM. Ward, Joseph, 37, of Old Town: FAILURE TO APPEAR. Waters, Charles Ronald, 52, of Dunnellon: DEALING IN STOLEN PROPERTY. CINO Political advertisement paid for and approved by Joseph Cino Jr. Republican for County Commission Dist. #3 Todd ompson just moved to his new property on SW 72 Place in Rosewood and was in the process of cleaning up at 2 p.m. on June 20, 2012. But ompson did not expect to need the help of an explosives expert to make his new home safe to live on. While ompson was moving stu around he discovered two objects that only took a second to identify … hand grenades. Everyone has seen them in the movies strapped to soldiers chests or in pictures of our servicemen preparing to depart for battle. No one would ever think they would be in their own yard. But ompson did the right thing. He moved away from them and called the professionals. Levy County deputies responded to the call and upon arrival veri“ ed, from a distance, what ompson knew … they were hand grenades. Deputies contacted the Alachua County Sheri 's O ce Bomb Disposal Unit who responded to recover and make safe these deadly devices. Lt. Moran (ASO Bomb Unit Supervisor) con“ rmed that the grenades were "training" devices; however, they could still be armed and cause injury to the unsuspecting. Lt. Moran cautions citizens, which is echoed by all Law Enforcement, should you discover anything you recognize as an explosive, contact the Sheri 's O ce. Allow the people with the correct training and equipment remove the object. ere is no reason for you to handle or try to move it; you could be risking injury or death. —submitted by Lt. Scott Tummond, Levy County Sheri s O ce, Criminal Investigations DivisionNew Rosewood Homeowner Discovers Possibly Explosive Greeting to the Area Florida Highway Patrol is asking for the help of the community on any information concerning a dark-colored Ford Ranger pickup truck, possibly a year 2000 or newer model, that was involved in a crash with a 2008 Chevy Impala driven by Jennifer L. Marsh last ursday, June 21, about 5:40 p.m. on CR 55a and Nealy Hicks Road in Dixie County. Marsh was driving her 08 Chevy Impala south on Nealy Hicks Road last ursday while the dark-colored Ford pickup was traveling west on CR 55a. As Hicks came to CR 55a she did not see the dark Ford pickup and attempted to cross over CR 55a. As the Ford pickup passed through the intersection Marshs Impala struck the right side of the Ford pickup causing Marsh and the Impala to rotate clockwise and come to a stop in the middle of CR 55a. e driver of the Ford pickup ” ed the scene. e FHP is requesting that anyone that has information about the vehicle or driver involved in th is crash to please contact them at the FHP Communications Center at 1-800-387-1290 or the local FHP station at 352/4981371.Dark Ford Ranger Hit in Dixie County Crash Flees SceneDriver Arrested for Vehicular Homicide in Marion County CrashFlorida Highway Patrol is reporting that Felipe AlvarezAlvarez, the driver of a 2002 Nissan Maxima involved in an accident on June 10 at CR 318 near 441 in Marion County, was arrested in Alachua County for Vehicular Homicide in the death of Karyn Gallwitz, 46, of Orange Lake, Florida who was driving a 1991 Mazda Miata. Gallwitz was wearing a seatbelt and her family has been noti“ ed.As reported previously in the Levy County Journal at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday June 10 Alvarez was driving west in his 02 Nissan Maxima on CR 318 near 441 at a high rate of speed. In front of Alvarez was omas Jennings driving his 2010 Lexus RX350 also traveling west on CR 318. Gallwitz was driving east on CR 319 behind a truck. Alvarez crossed over a double yellow centerline to pass Jennings, saw the truck, sideswiped Jennings forcing the Lexus o the road. Alvarezs Nissan missed the truck but he lost control going into rotation and hitting Gallwitz in the Miata.Karyn Gallwitz was transported to Shands and pronounced dead. Alvarez was arrested Friday June 22 and charged with Vehicular Homicide with No Valid License Causing a Death. Alravez was not wearing a seatbelt and BAC is still pending. Bond is set at $55,000.Sexual Predator Address Noti cation On June 25, 2012 James E. Cook registered as a Sexual Predator with the Levy County Sheri 's O ce. By Florida law Cook is required to notify law enforcement when ever he changes his address. James Cook, 8/6/1966, was convicted in Levy County in 2003 for sexual battery by an adult on a child under 12. Cook was just released from prison and has registered his address of residence as 10251 NE 20 Ave. Chie” and, Florida.

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The Levy County Journal 3AJune 28, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Will Irby’s Florida StoriesIllustration by Alexander KeyEsmeraldaA Cedar Key Mystery — e Conclusion e louvered yacht door swung back, slamming its teak frame loudly against the bulkhead by the gangway down into the Esmeraldas dark hold. With the next gust of breeze, it slammed forward, hitting again against the brass strikes of the unfastened side bolt by the hatch. e night had been fraught with a strange, chilling rain. It came across the Suwannee Sound as a cold, wet curtain on those dog days of summer when the Esmeralda was tied at the island town. Now while the sky cleared, the boats along the dock snatched at their moorings. eir riggings creaked as they rolled taut their lines. White caps formed on the rough water out to Atsena Otie … that wispy isle keeping watch in the mist over a windswept Cedar Key. e Esmeraldas hatch door banged loose again in the “ tful breeze. After the “ rst rush of rain the night before, a black Buick had reappeared on Dock Street. It was the same car that had come nosing up the previous night. en, while small wafers of pale light bobbed at the Esmeraldas portals, a mustachioed man had gotten out. He wore a white linen suit, his carefully combed hair so black that it shone a deep and waxen blue in the street light as he walked to the dock and the Esmeralda. It was as if the man had been expected. e petite servant girl … seen to attend the mysterious, exotic woman seen sunbathing on the Esmeralda the afternoons … came out. Without a word between them, he followed the girl down into the boats salon. Soon (and this for the “ rst time since shed moored) one could hear voices from inside … loud laughter “ rst. ose “ shing down the pier said it was neither mirth nor gleeful, but the spiteful laughter of the mysterious woman they heard. Next, a mans voice was raised, but it was not that of the old captain aboard. e man was shouting and cursing in Spanish and then in English, though nothing so angry could be deciphered from the dock or other boats tied nearby. e womans voice assailed again, coming as a loud, indistinguishable, lurid hiss on the night breeze. en a hard silence. It was quiet for so long that those dawdling nearby murmured there might well be reason for alarm. en the light of the opened hatch shone and the man dressed in linen emerged on deck to disembark. e woman was still laughing down inside, a hideous laughter soon mu ed by the mans slamming of the door against its brass bolt. When he arrived at the black Buick, the angry man lit a cigarette, shielding it from the breeze with a shaking hand. He snatched open the car door, slid inside and drove away. Back at the big dock, the Esmeralda was silent again as the Buicks tail lights disappeared into the night beyond the Number 4 Bridge out of Cedar Key. Now the Buick had returned beaded with rain, and had parked in nearly the same spot as the night before beneath a neon multi-colored restaurant sign. e same mustachioed man got out, although this time he wore a baby-blue guayabera shirt like Cubans down in Tampa or Miami often sported. Street-side, the rear window of the Buick lowered slowly. e man from the night before reached inside and lit a long cigarette for someone in back. ey smoked together, waiting. e exhale of the others tobacco smoke wafted in soft, lingering spirals from the car. Light from the restaurant sign spilled down and pooled in colorful petroleum-like plumes where the driver stood waiting on the wet street. Out on the dark water the starboard running lights of a boat appeared far out in the channel. e man smoking by the car extinguished his cigarette with the toe of his two-toned wingtip shoe. He opened the back door of the Buick and a woman got out in a white raincoat cinched tightly around her narrow waist. She dropped her cigarette on the wet pavement and smothered it with the sole of her red shoe. Against the neon backlight of the restaurant sign, her silhouette and the cascade of her long, dark hair were indistinguishable from that of the woman on the Esmeralda the strikingly beautiful woman townspeople had also taken to calling  Esmeralda . So strikingly similar were they that had the woman aboard not come on deck herself to greet the one helped now onto the boat by the mustachioed man, anyone watching might have thought the two were one and the same. Given the lateness of the hour and the weather as it was, few saw what occurred then, and only one with any certainty to report. e Castell man was aboard his own boat at the dock as the mustachioed man with the mirror image of Esmeralda walked past. He eased to the dock after them and from a shadowy distance saw four dark “ gures go down into the sloop. e servant girl was last, pulling the louvered door shut after them. Castell angled closer to see horizontal slats of light shifting across the door as they descended into the salon. After a big gust of breeze, it began pouring again on the dock and boats tied there. Deep within the drum“ re of rain, Castell thought he heard the popping of corks from long-necked bottles. Later a loud laughter erupted from deep inside the Esmeralda Of the laughter, as to whether it was gleeful or not, Castell couldnt say, but it was followed by another argument. He was certain of that. e man was shouting and cursing in Spanish, and one of the women shouted back, then the other. Castell could not be sure which was which. eir voices … except for distinct tonal in” ections indicating either an assertion or answer … sounded the same. To one womans snarling came the stiletto reply of the other. ey argued in English, but cursed and threatened in Spanish. e furious voices of all three lashed out viciously, striking like jagged bolts of blue lightning about the sloop. Castell was watching as closely as he could by a porthole beside his bunk in the small cabin of his “ shing vessel. When he checked his wrist watch, it was almost 3:00 a.m. He was already shaping in his head what hed report at the Neptune Bar in the Island Hotel that afternoon. e famous actor, Richard Boone, would be at his usual table there. Dick (as he insisted his Neptune pals call him) would listen casually in his usual gentlemanly, reserved manner, though Castell knew those steel-blue eyes under Boones heavy brows would convey a keen interest. e Esmeralda mystery had captivated even him, as well as Bessie Gibbs, the hotels owner. Jolting illuminations fractured the night sky, as if magni“ cent cast nets of lighting were far-” ung from a colossal hand beyond Atsena Otie Key. But as the rumble of thunder through the chilling drizzle waned, Castell fell fast asleep. He stirred once when a droning sound, a pulsating hum or whirr drifted to his ear by the porthole. He mumbled, then moaned softly and snored again … his unshaved chin lifting above the wigwam print across his soft blanket. When Castell awoke, he went on deck with his mug of co ee. He stood so as to see over to the Esmeralda laced by a scattering of gulls in the gray dawn. e hatch door was banging down there in the breeze. en one of the Osteens came by on the dock. He said the black Buick had remained parked through the night on Dock Street. Castell climbed up by the piling and they walked down to the sloop for a closer look. No one, nothing moved, except for the banging door and a loose page from a newspaper blowing around the deck. By noon there was nothing more or less to see. One of the Davises, a Beckham, the two Campbell cousins, three McCains and a Hathcock had ambled by on the dock to take notice of the Esmeralda s desolation. e door was still slamming helplessly and the newspaper ” uttered over the deck. e men standing around began to speak of abandonment. Several had peered through the window glass of the Buick and said it seemed deserted, too. But then one of the Beckhams asked what if theyre all down there in the cabin dead? is question raised serious speculation among men and women folk alike as to exactly why and how such a thing might occur. e Castell fellow had as much information as anybody and was roundly welcomed in the Neptune bar that afternoon. Richard Boone pulled in a chair next to his. Bessie Gibbs wheeled up and locked her chair nearby. Boones deep, gallant voice quieted the room for Castell to speak and he detailed the dark silhouettes parading on the dock, the striking similarities of the two women, and the vicious quarrelling ensuing deep inside the Esmeralda the night before. Boone suggested it “ rst, with a casual nod to the obligations of peace o cers, that a courtesy visit to the sloop by the police chief might be in order. ere was the usual round of reluctance to call upon the law. With no argument su cient to prevent Castell from alerting the chief, he left then to inform the local authorities. He related the suspicious activity about the docks last night and the contrasting, eerie silence aboard the deck of Esmeralda this morning. It was at four in the afternoon that the chief stood calling out from the big dock to anyone aboard the Esmeralda e louvered door still slammed back and forth. e newspaper, though without particular notice, lifted again in the breeze and kited out over the bay. ere was a full assemblage before the Esmeralda by the time the chief climbed aboard to latch back the teak door and call down within. As he leaned in, nothing but a slight rumbling or romping sound reached his ear. No voice answered his call and with a second thought, he un-holstered his sidearm to ease slowly down the steps into the sloops salon. When his boot touched down on the Arabian carpet, he saw by pale light two little angora cats pouncing and playing with a spool of silk out on the carpet. Nothing else moved and no one else was there. Wine had been spilled on the carpet and goblets were overturned on the table. Everything else in the salon, the berths and the cabinets, was in order. e beds were made, the galley and the head cleaned. ere were only the cats, these two little Angora felines nuzzling and rolling and pouncing on the spool of silk. Further investigation of the Esmeralda incident drew as big a blank as was found on the faces of those crowded at the dock that afternoon. e chief later learned that the registration for the boat was as bogus as that for the Buick. Both were ultimately declared abandoned, sold at auction and unceremoniously disappeared from the island. e cats remained, though. Wards of the dock, they lay about and fought on moonlit nights for years. Some see them in a glimpse or hear them still. But not one of the people associated with the Esmeralda was ever seen again. And Richard Boone (with a thoughtful glance toward the moonlit dock) said over his whiskey in the Neptune his last night there, hed read somewhere that something similar had occurred a lifetime ago in San Francisco … or was it New Orleans? (Authors note: Bessie Gibbs and Richard Boone are authentic portrayals. e surnames of certain enduring Cedar Key families are a ectionately listed, though the circumstances of the story involving all are “ ctional. All other characters are “ ctional and no reference to any real person is intended or should be inferred.)More Will Irby stories can be found at will-irby-books.com Mitchs Gold & Diamonds Megan Wetherington and Edwin McCook, of the Suwannee River Water Management District (District), were honored for 10 years of outstanding service at the Districts Governing Board meeting on June 12. Wetherington, senior professional engineer, joined the District after graduating with honors from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural and Biological Engineering. She oversees the Districts water resource monitoring program and produces the Districts monthly hydrologic conditions report, which is posted on the District web site. During droughts and ” oods, Wetherington works closely with the National Weather Service, monitoring conditions and issuing reports and alerts to local governments, citizens, and media. McCook became involved in public use of District properties long before joining the District. As part of the Suwannee Bicycle Association, he helped build o -road bicycling trails on District lands and helped promote bicycling events and other nature-based tourism opportunities on District properties. As the Districts land management specialist, McCooks responsibilities are to coordinate and develop recreational opportunities on District lands. He began employment with the District as the greenways and trails coordinator and later served as the public use coordinator. McCook has an Associate of Arts Degree from North Florida Community College and extensive experience in nature and heritagebased tourism in North Florida. ...submitted by SRWMDSRWMD Employees Recognized for 10 Years of Service Megan Wetherington Edwin McCook

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The Levy County Journal4AJune 28, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 A Political Glossary Thomas SowellCreators SyndicateSince this is an election year, we can expect to hear a lot of words -and the meaning of those words is not always clear. So it may be helpful to have a glossary of political terms. One of the most versatile terms in the political vocabulary is fairness.Ž It has been used over a vast range of issues, from fair tradeŽ laws to the Fair Labor Standards Act. And recently we have heard that the rich dont pay their fair shareŽ of taxes. Some of us may want to see a de“ nition of what is fair.Ž But a concrete de“ nition would destroy the versatility of the word, which is what makes it so useful politically. If you said, for example, that 46.7 percent of their income -or any other number -is the fair shareŽ of their income that the rich should have to pay in taxes, then once they paid that amount, there would be no basis for politicians to come back to them for more -and moreŽ is what fair shareŽ means in practice. Life in general has never been even close to fair, so the pretense that the government can make it fair is a valuable and inexhaustible asset to politicians who want to expand government. RacismŽ is another term we can expect to hear a lot this election year, especially if the public opinion polls are going against President Barack Obama. Former big-time TV journalist Sam Donaldson and current ” edgling CNN host Don Lemon have already proclaimed racism to be the reason for criticisms of Obama, and we can expect more and more other talking heads to say the same thing as the election campaign goes on. e word racismŽ is like ketchup. It can be put on practically anything -and demanding evidence makes you a racist.Ž A more positive term that is likely to be heard a lot, during election years especially, is compassion.Ž But what does it mean concretely? More often than not, in practice it means a willingness to spend the taxpayers money in ways that will increase the spenders chances of getting reelected. If you are skeptical -or, worse yet, critical -of this practice, then you qualify for a di erent political label: mean-spirited.Ž A related political label is greedy.Ž In the political language of today, people who want to keep what they have earned are said to be greedy,Ž while those who wish to take their earnings from them and give it to others (who will vote for them in return) show compassion.Ž A political term that had me ba ed for a long time was the hungry.Ž Since we all get hungry, it was not obvious to me how you single out some particular segment of the population to refer to as the hungry.Ž Eventually, over the years, it “ nally dawned on me what the distinction was. People who make no provision to feed themselves, but expect others to provide food for them, are those whom politicians and the media refer to as the hungry.Ž ose who meet this de“ nition may have money for alcohol, drugs or even various electronic devices. And many of them are overweight. But, if they look to voluntary donations, or money taken from the taxpayers, to provide them with something to eat, then they are the hungry.Ž I can remember a time, long ago, when I was hungry in the old-fashioned sense. I was a young fellow out of work, couldnt “ nd work, fell behind in my room rent -and, when I “ nally found a job, I had to walk miles to get there, because I couldnt a ord both subway fare and food. But this was back in those earlier and simpler timesŽ we hear about. I was so naive that I thought it was up to me to go “ nd a job, and to save some money when I did. Even though I knew that Joe DiMaggio was making $100,000 a year -a staggering sum in the money of that time -it never occurred to me that it was up to him to see that I got fed. So, even though I was hungry, I never quali“ ed for the political de“ nition of the hungry.Ž Moreover, I never thereafter spent all the money I made, whether that was a little or a lot, because being hungry back then was a lot worse than being one of the hungryŽ today. As a result, I was never of any use to politicians looking for dependents who would vote for them. Nor have I ever had much use for such politicians. omas Sowell is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305. His website is www.tsowell.com. To “ nd out more about omas Sowell and read features by other Creators Syndicate columnists and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com. COPYRIGHT 2012 CREATORS.COMThe Coming DNC Disaster OPINION Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate ere arent Greek columns tall or wide enough to camou” age Barack Obamas impending North Carolina catastrophe. In September, the campaigner-in-chief will travel to Charlotte for his partys presidential nominating convention. For once, the incurable jetsetter may wish he had stayed home. Obamas stage managers envision a triumphant, unifying coronation reminiscent of their 2008 DNC production in Denver. But the southern swing state is turning into a Democratic disaster zone. Start with the North Carolina Democratic Party. At the state party convention last week, Obama for America was AWOL. e glaring absence of high-level national Obama surrogates was noted as odd,Ž according to the Charlotte News and Observer. eres good reason to steer clear. e party is embroiled in a sordid sex scandal that wont go away. Earlier this year, former party communications sta er Adriadn Ortega, 26, accused former NCDP executive director Jay Parmley of repeated sexual harassment and physical groping. Documents leaked to the conservative Daily Caller news site revealed a hush-hush “ nancial settlement involving the two men. Ortega was “ red; Parmley resigned; state Democrats went into panic mode. If this hits the media, the Democratic Party, our candidates and our credibility are doomed in this election,Ž a local candidate complained to NCDP chairman David Parker. A de“ ant Parker resisted statewide calls (including a desperate request from outgoing Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue) to resign. Ortega “ led a defamation suit against Parker and the NCDP last week. e White House, which has trumpeted its stand against workplace harassment, has been mute on the story. Other Democrats are boycotting North Carolina to avoid an entirely di erent taint: the scandal-plagued president himself. By eDaily.coms count, at least seven Democratic o cials will skip Obamapalooza: New York Democratic Reps. Bill Owens and Kathy Hochul; Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Mark Critz; three endangered Democratic politicians from West Virginia, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, Sen. Joe Manchin, and Rep. Nick Rahall; and Utah Democratic Rep. Jim Matheson. e Democratic boycotters have dinged Obama on everything from his election-year illegal alien amnesty power grab to his failed jobs programs to his destructive war on coal. While Forward!Ž may be the o cial Obama campaign slogan, Back Away!Ž is quickly becoming the dissenting Democrats rallying cry. Moderate Democrats arent the only ones refusing to put on the party hats and sing Kumbaya.Ž North Carolina is riling Obamas left ” ank, too. And national media outlets are noticing. In a piece on the DNC going awry,Ž Bloomberg News reported: Voters just approved a state constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage, which con” icts with Obamas view on the issue. Convention fundraising has been slow, and labor unions tapped to “ ll the “ nancial gap are angry the convention will be in a city -Charlotte -with no unionized hotels and in a state where compulsory union membership or the payment of dues is prohibited as an employment condition.Ž ousands of anarchists, socialists and professional agitators also plan on protesting in Charlotte. After giving Mr. Hollow Hope and Change a “ rst-term pass, self-declared progressives cant ignore Team Obamas inyour-face decision to deliver his presidential nomination acceptance speech at bailed-out Bank of America Stadium. As Ive reported previously: -e “ nancially troubled bank snagged a middle-of-the-night, taxpayer-funded $45 billion banking bailout in 2008 and an estimated $931 billion in secret federal emergency loans. --In 2008, B of As political action committee gave its biggest contributions to Obama totaling $421,000. --After purchasing junk mortgage company Countrywide, BofA agreed to pay $50 million in restitution payments for Countrywide subprime loan fraudster and Democratic fat cat Angelo Mozilo and one of his underlings. Disgruntled leftists. Disgruntled centrists. Disgruntled unions. Disgruntled corporate donors. Sexual harassment scandal. Fundraising woes. And to top it all o : unrepentant class-warfare hypocrisy packaged as  e Peoples ConventionŽ and brought to you by Bank of America. e DNC promises to be a public relations nightmare for Obamas optics geniuses. Too bad he cant send his autopen instead. Michelle Malkin is the author of Culture of Corruption: Obama and his Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks & CroniesŽ (Regnery 2010). Her e-mail address is malkinblog@gmail.com. COPYRIGHT 2012 CREATORS.COM LEVY PUBLISHING, LLCThe Levy County Journal is published every Thursday by Levy Publishing, LLC 440 S. Court St., Bronson, FL. 32621. Periodicals postage paid at Bronson, FL. (USPS 310-780).POSTMASTER:Send address changes to:Levy County Journal P.O. Box 159 Bronson, FL 32621-0159CONTACT INFORMATION:Linda Cooper General Manager Kathy Hilliard Editor Christina Cozart – Ad Design/ Graphics/Layout Ren Moore Of ce manager/ Sales/Webmaster advertising@levyjournal.com classi eds@levyjournal.com legals@levyjournal.comBronson: (352) 486-2312 Fax: (352) 486-5042 Chie and: (352) 490-4462 Fax: 352) 490-4490Reproduction of the contents of this publication in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. The paper cannot be responsible for any unsolicited manuscripts or photographs. The publisher’s liability for an error will not exceed the cost of the space occupied by the error. Deadline for all news and advertising copy is 5 p.m. Monday. Classi ed deadline is noon Friday. Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 By Grace-Marie Turner e United States has been the undisputed leader in medical research for decades. But today, our leadership is at risk. Other countries are working aggressively to lure high-paying biomedical jobs and lucrative research facilities away from the U.S. A new report by Battelle, an international science and technology company, found competing nations are o ering a friendlier regulatory environment so research-based companies can get their products to market faster. ey also are o ering incentives, such as lower taxes, to boost private investment in biopharmaceutical research. Meanwhile, our outdated regulations and burdensome taxes are actually facilitating the drain. Once these jobs are lost, they will be extraordinarily di cult to get back. High corporate tax rates in the U.S., in particular, deter investment. Our top corporate income tax rate is 38 percent compared to an average of 15 percent in other countries. Unfortunately, instead of reversing these destructive policies, the U.S. has doubled down with new legislation -the A ordable Care Act (ACA) -adding additional layers of bureaucracy and expense that will delay getting new medicines and medical products to patients. Developing a new drug now costs more than $1.3 billion and takes an average of 12 years. Yet only a small percentage of new molecular entities ever reach the market. Instead of mitigating the risks that go along with these huge investments, the U.S. government has been erecting ever higher hurdles for private investment. Consider ZOLL Medical Corporation, a medical device company that now “ nds itself in the bulls eye of the ACA. It imposes a 2.3 percent tax on the gross revenue that medical device manufacturers collect -revenue, not pro“ ts! is will increase ZOLLs tax rate to more than 50 percent, completely wiping out its R&D budget. As ZOLL President Jonathan Rennert explained in a recent forum, every one of the jobs in our company is now in the United States. But [when the medical device tax takes e ect in 2013] we will have every incentive to move jobs o shore ... the tax will lead to less innovation, fewer jobs, and fewer lives saved.Ž In addition, many countries have instituted strong and permanent incentives for research and development, but the United States has kept its R&D tax credit temporaryŽ for decades. America now ranks 17th out of 21 countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in the e ective rate of its R&D tax credit. Our edge is not gone yet, but U.S. legislators must quickly act to stop the Letter to EditorU.S. at Risk of Losing Its Edge in Medical Innovationcontinued on page 10A

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The Levy County Journal 5AJune 28, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Clerk of CourtWilbur F Dean (Rep) Bronson FL 32621 352-486-4420 wilburdean2012@gmail.com *Danny J Shipp (Dem) Bronson FL 32621 352-221-5276County Commission, District 1Jason Kennedy (Rep) Bronson FL 32621 352-317-1041 jason4levy@yahoo.com John Meeks (Rep) Archer FL 32618 352-486-2762 johnmudrick76@yahoo.com Jaime Gri n (Dem) Bronson, FL 32621 404-797-5334 jaimeg103@aol.comCounty Commission, District 3Joseph Cino Jr (Rep) Inglis FL 34449 352-447-4017 joecino@cino.com Mike Joyner (Rep) Morriston FL 32668 352-572-4098 Al Macri (Dem) Morriston FL 32668 352-528-2523 alsmacri@gmail.com Darryl Diamond (Rep) Inglis, FL 34449 352-447-4442 darryldiamond@earthlink.netCounty Commission, District 5*Danny Stevens (Dem) Williston FL 32696 352-538-4263County Judge*James T Browning (NP) Morriston FL 32668 352-281-4045 timbrowning33@gmail.com Cyndee Munkittrick (NP) Chie” and FL 32644 352-493-9007 csmjd1@gmail.comProperty Appraiser*Osborn Barker (Rep) Chie” and FL 32626 352-949-1394 ozbarker@levypa.comSchool Board, District 2Avery Baker (NP) Chie” and, FL 32626 352-214-0511 jabak1435@yahoo.com Christopher Cowart (NP) Cedar Key FL 32625 352-231-3451 cacowart@gmail.com Billy Hinote (NP) Chie” and FL 32626 352-949-0601 hinotej@svic.net Kyle Quincey (NP) Chie” and FL 32644 352-493-4856 kyle@naturecoastinsurance.com Marissa DeHaven (NP) Cedar Key, FL 352-543-6788 marissaadehaven@aol.com Sandra Worthington Hodge (NP) Chie” and, FL 352-535-5414School Board, District 4*Paige Brookins (NP) Chie” and FL 32644 352-493-7882 hfs@csis.netSchool Superintendent*Robert Hastings (Rep) Chie” and FL 32626 352-221-2668 rbrtglo@bellsouth.net Cindy Roach (Dem) Bronson, FL 32621 352-949-0305 roachcindy@aol.comSheri Bobby McCallum (Rep) Chie” and FL 32644 352-493-2811 majorbob@bellsouth.net Evan Sullivan (Rep) Williston FL 32696 352-484-5993 electsullivan@embarqmail.com Lee Sullivan (NP) Bronson, FL 32621 352-577-5389 Noel Desmond (Rep) Chie” and FL 32626 352-493-0979 noelchie” and@wildblue.netSupervisor of ElectionsTammy Jones (Rep) Bronson FL 32621 352-665-2475 info@electtammyjones.com Brooke Ward (Rep) Trenton, FL 32693 352-535-5337 electbrookeward@gmail.comTax Collector*Linda Fugate (Dem) Williston FL 32696 352-577-4028 levytaxcollector@aol.com = Incumbent Admire Admit Advance After Buses Caged Cakes Commas Crane Last Week’s CrosswordLast Week’s Word Search Crossed Cruel Dream Funds Germs Greasy Guarantee Heats Lately Links Mathematical Medal Media Miracle Orbit Orders Panic Plaster Polar Posts Pressed Rails React Result Scare Word SearchSeems Sells Skied Snack Stair Starved Steal StrayLevy County 2012 Candidates Important Voting Information for Levy County Primary Election: August 14, 2012 Early Voting: Aug. 4 through Aug. 11 Mon. … Sat. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sun. … 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 421 S Court Street in Bronson. Election Day: Aug. 14 Tues. 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Voter registration deadline: July 16, 2012. General Election : November 6, 2012 Early Voting: Oct. 27 through Nov. 3 Mon … Sat 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sun … 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Election Day: Nov. 6 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Voter registration deadline: October 9, 2012. ere are three ways to cast your ballot: € by mail, € at an early voting location or € at your precinct on Election Day. Forms of photo identi“ cation accepted at polling places include: € Florida drivers license, € Florida identi“ cation card issued by the Dept. of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, € U.S. passport, € Debit or Credit card, € Military ID, € Student ID, € Retirement center ID, € Neighborhood Association ID, € Public Assistance ID. computer tips One of the most frequent viruses weve seen infecting machines recently is called the Windows Protector.Ž It appears very much like a genuine program that is warning you of system damage. is is in fact a virus pretending to be a security program trying to convince you to purchase a false program so that they have access to your “ nancial information. And they will keep your money if you decide to purchase it! Once it is on your computer, it is not easy to remove by normal means. However, there are a few steps you can take to greatly lessen your chances of seeing this nasty popup on your computer. is virus, unlike most of the ones before it, doesnt have to come in by downloading an infected “ le or clicking on advertisements that take you to infected websites, etc. is virus can actually infect your computer by installing itself through advertisements on web pages that use Adobe Flash and Java, exploiting security ” aws to run malicious code when they play the advertisement. is makes it so that even normally safe web sites, like AOL.com can be a potential risk if your updates arent current. We recommend you take the following steps to help keep this virus and other similar pretendersŽ at bay:€ Keep your Anti-Virus (AV) subscription active and your AV updates current; this gives your AntiVirus a much better chance of stopping the virus before it can fully infect your machine. € Install ALL Adobe Flash and Adobe Reader updates whenever they prompt you to. is is an important step due to the method by which the virus actually infects the computer. € Install all Java Updates whenever they prompt you to. Just like with the Adobe Updates, Java Updates play a pivotal role in making sure this virus cant infect you as easily. € Always keep up to date with your Windows Updates. e only exception to this may be Internet Explorer 9, as people are still experiencing various bugs with this program, so it might be best to stay with Internet Explorer 8 for the time being.For those of you who dont have an antivirus or are not happy with your current one, please feel free to either call our o ce or come in and talk to us today about our Endpoint Security.Ž Its one of the leading antivirus products on the market today and allows for great protection without bogging down your machine like other higher end antiviruses. Watch Out for Pretenders!Stream Suspended Sword Toads Trade Untie Viewed Weeks gator works computing 352-493-1006Ask About Our GWC Pro Care Total Technology Solutions! www.gatorworks.com4 WEST PARK AVENUE, CHIEFLAND, FL 32626SRWMD Seeks Solutions to Cedar Key Saltwater Intrusion e Suwannee River Water Management District (District) is working with the City of Cedar Key and other state and local agencies and o cials to address the problem of elevated chloride levels in the local water supply. e District is working in cooperation with the Cedar Key Water and Sewer District, Levy County, and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) to identify the possible reasons for recent saltwater intrusion at the communitys well“ eld, which has rendered the water unsuitable for drinking. At the same time, the District is providing assistance to help develop both short-term and long-term strategies to deal with the situation. In the short-term, the District has coordinated with Levy County Emergency Management to provide delivery of bottled water for drinking. It also is working with the water and sewer district to identify possible temporary treatment options that would allow the system to get back on line. In the search for long-term solutions, the District is providing technical assistance, including help with assessing potential locations for new wells, and is evaluating potentially available nearby wells for temporary supply to the water treatment facility. In addition, the Districts water resource monitoring team will be sampling monitor wells along the coast looking for additional cases of salinity impacts. Nature Coast Business Development Council Goes to Work for Levy County BusinessesLevy County is changing the way it does business when it comes to the way it handles business. e Nature Coast Business Development Council … which handles economic development for the county -has formed a strike teamŽ that will serve as the “ rst responders for inquiries about potential development. e team will assist site selectors, developers and others through the process of starting or expanding a business. Assistance will range from explaining the steps that need to be taken through the permitting process and how to acquire funding, to answering if a business plan is feasible. e team is comprised of Levy County Commissioner Ryan Bell, District 1; Rob Corbitt, county Development Director; Shenley Neely, county Planning Director; Linda Keyton, HR Recruitment Director for Workforce Connection in Chie” and; and David Pieklik, Executive Director for the NCBDC and Enterprise Zone Development Agency. e team will work together to get requested information and create proposals to continued on page 6A

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The Levy County Journal6AJune 28, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 YANKEETOWN TOWN COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES MARCH 9, 2012 … 12 NOONYankeetown Town HallTOWN OFFICIALS IN ATTENDANCEJanie Hinson, Mayor Dawn Marie Councilmember Larry Feldhusen, Councilmember Jack Scho“ eld, CouncilmemberTOWN OFFICIALS / STAFF IN ATTENDANCELaura L. Coyle, Town ClerkTOWN OFFICIALS / STAFF NOT IN ATTENDANCEMike Lineberger, Councilmember omas Sholes, Vice MayorAPPROXIMATE NUMBER OF AREA RESIDENTS IN ATTENDANCE 5 MEETING CALLED TO ORDER / PLEDGE TO FLAG -Following the Salute to the Flag, Mayor Hinson called the meeting to order at 12:09pm.TOWN BUSINESS1. Presentation on WGP Elevator Repairs, Cost and Contract Proposal / Sunrise Elevator and A1 Elevator Councilmember Scho“ eld introduced Fred Slater from Sunrise Elevator Co., Inc. and Charlie Slater of A-1 Elevator Inspection, Inc. Mr. Charlie Slater explained the new permit laws that will be in e ect March 15, 2012 and explained the permit process. Mr. Fred Slater explained the repair estimate from Sunrise Elevator dated March 9, 2012 and recommended applying for the permit before March 15, 2012 which is good for six (6) months with a possible extension. Mr. Fred Slater also stated the estimated costs for the permit and his fees would run about $600.00 and if the Town gave him a letter of intent he would pull the permit before March 15, 2012. Discussion on what was needed to bring the elevator up to code, access to the third ” oor, reconstruction of ceiling, ADA and “ re codes. Mr. Fred Slater mentioned that the Town would be responsible for a few things such as installing wood around elevator door entries, screening and some electrical work. Discussion that maintenance could run $125.00 to $200.00 a month but yearly maintenance could be less expensive. An example would be $185.00 for the Inspector and $225.00 an hour for Sunrise to conduct a safety test yearly. Mr. Charlie Slater stated the Town would have to pay a $75.00 renewal fee yearly. Mr. Fred Slater stated he would need “ fty percent (50%) of the repair cost to begin work and would work out something with the Town if repairs were done before next “ scal year. A motion was made by Councilmember Feldhusen and seconded by Councilmember Scho“ eld to direct the Mayor to write a letter of intent to Sunrise Elevator Co., Inc. to pull the permit and authorize $600.00 payment to them and then the Town can “ gure out how to proceed. Motion passed unanimously.ADJOURNMENT Hearing no objections, Mayor Hinson adjourned the Meeting at 1:27pm. Recording Secretary: _________________________________ Laura L. Coyle, Town ClerkYANKEETOWN TOWN COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING MINUTES APRIL 2, 2012 7:00PM Inglis / Yankeetown Lions ClubMEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE Janie Hinson, Mayor omas Sholes, Vice Mayor Dawn Marie Clary, Council Member Larry Feldhusen, Council Member Jack Scho“ eld, Council Member OFFICIALS / STAFF IN ATTENDANCE Kurt Woerner, Zoning O cial Sharon Mudge, Deputy Clerk OFFICIALS / STAFF NOT IN ATTENDANCE Mike Lineberger, Councilmember Laura Coyle, Town Clerk APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF AREA RESIDENTS PRESENT 5 MEETING CALLED TO ORDER / PLEDGE TO FLAG Mayor Hinson called the workshop to order at 7:02pm followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Mayor Hinson requested that agenda item 1 be moved to this portion of the meeting and Council agreed. 1. Fiscal Year 2010-11 Audit Presentation e Towns Accountant, Robert Beauchamp from Beauchamp & Edwards CPAs explained the scope of the audit report, the Managements Discussion and Analysis Report and reviewed the Balance Sheets for the General Fund and Water Fund. He noted that there was an approximate loss of $20,000 in net assets this year over last year in Governmental Activities and that the Water Fund had a decrease in net assets. He reviewed the budgets for the General Fund and Water Fund and discussed the Financial ConditionŽ of the Water Fund. Mr. Beauchamp suggested it be allowed for the General Fund to help the Water Fund by forgiving the $48,995.00 owed to the General Fund by the Water Fund that has been on the books for approximately the last 7 years. He recommended that the Council monitor the “ nancial performance of the Utility Fund to ensure that its debt covenants are metŽ as for the second year in a row there has been a de“ ciency. Council Member Scho“ eld asked if the write-o should be this “ scal year. Mr. Beauchamp answered, yes, but to wait until September1, 2012 and do half this year and half next year. He noted that it will require a budget amendment. Council Member Feldhusen asked if to be fully compliant [with the State of Florida requirements] we need to be able to cover depreciation. Mr. Beauchamp answered that yes, not 100% but more than is being covered now. If the amount becomes negative, the State of Florida will become concerned. However with the 11% increase in anticipated revenues from the increase in water rates and if some of debt is removed as suggested above, the concern should be removed. Council Member Feldhusen asked if forgiving the debt will cause any problem with the State, since the Water Fund is supposed to be able to support itself with out the General Fund subsidizing it. Mr. Beauchamp answered that as long as it is budgeted and as long as it is not a long term annual practice the State will not have a problem with it. Mayor Hinson asked if the Council or any residents present had any other questions. ere were none. Mr. Beauchamp reminded the Council that a motion to accept the “ nancial audit is recommended. Council Member Scho“ eld made a motion to accept the Financial Audit ending September 30, 2011. Council Member Feldhusen seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously. MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS AND/OR ANNOUNCEMENTS Council Member Feldhusen announced that the Inglis-Yankeetown Lions Club would be holding the “ rst Annual Kayak Fishing Tournament on Saturday, April 21, 2012, for more information go to www. naturecoastchallenge.com. Mayor Hinson reported that: € Employee Paul Shearers Workers Compensation claim is progressing “ ne and that he will be getting hearing aids in the near future. € Two trees have been donated to the Town anonymously. e Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve (WGP) Master Gardener has recommended not planting them at the WGP, as they are Cypress and will not do well there. erefore, the trees will be adopted out, preferably to be planted on property along the river. € e toilet downstairs at the WGP Education Center is broken again. It will be “ xed one more time and will be closed to the public with a sign directing where the porta-potties are located. AREA RESIDENT INPUT / SUGGESTIONS e Towns Zoning O cial, Kurt Woerner, thanked everyone for bearing with his medical problems the last few weeks and stated that the doctors think the stress level of the job is proving too much for him. He stated that he had felt personally and unprofessionally attacked during a Council meeting a few months ago. He stated he had talked with Attorney Ralf Brookes, the Mayor and a couple of Council Members [individually]. He stated that Attorney Brookes suggested to him that he speak to the Council about a reorganization of his job duties. He stated that if a reorganization of the job duties is not possible that he will be forced to resign from the position. Council Member Scho“ eld asked Mr. Woerner to explain more about the reorganization. Mr. Woerner stated what there a need is for and his ability to perform the function: € CRS/Floodplain Management he is the only certi“ ed person in town as his predecessor gave up his certi“ cation. € Someone to answer residents questions € Code Enforcement he is too old to perform this function, this is the big issue. Council Member Feldhusen asked if Code Enforcement was removed from his job functions would that work. Mr. Woerner stated he cannot continue with the stress the code enforcement entails. He is open to alternative resolutions. Council Member Scho“ eld asked what Code Enforcement issues are currently outstanding. Mr. Woerner stated the big ones are signs (political, real estate, yard sales), trash issues (no current ones outstanding), trees are not as big a problem as they seem to be, people are now checking to see if a permit is needed instead of waiting to be told. Council discussed requiring a permit for posting a sign which would require an ordinance change.Mayor Hinson asked if the Council needs to have a workshop to address the zoning o ce position. Council Member Feldhusen made a motion to schedule a workshop to work out a solution to code enforcement. Vice Mayor Sholes seconded the motion. Council discussed workshop verses special meeting; that Inglis Zoning O cial does not do Code Enforcement and that when Code Enforcement is done the Inglis Police goes along; and when to have the workshop. Motion passed unanimously. Council Member Scho“ eld stated he would not be available until the 12th or 13th of April, as he will be out of town. Mr. Woerner is to make out a list of outstanding issues and get it to Council Member Feldhusen. TOWN BUSINESS 2. CD Rates Council Member Feldhusen handed out Certi“ cate of Deposit (CD) Rates available and explained that there is $200,000 in the money market account that needs to be put into one or more CDs; that the issuing bank would need to be a Quali“ ed Public Depository (QPD), as determined by the State of Florida; and other criteria he used to select the banks on the list. He cautioned putting the funds in a CD for longer than 12 months at this time as trending shows that rates will likely go up after that. He discussed the Bauer Star RatingŽ and stated that he had looked more favorably at local banks and banks the Town has done business with before. Council discussed the rates, time frames and banks. Council Member Scho“ eld made a motion to put the $200,000.00 in to a CD at Urban Trust Bank. Motion seconded by Vice Mayor Sholes. Motion passed unanimously. 3. Discussion of Water Meter Replacement Program Council Member Clary discussed the need to replace meters on a scheduled bases in order to improve the accuracy of billing for water used, as the theory is that after 10 years meters begin to fail and will fail low. She recommended beginning a 10% per year replacement schedule and she asked for approval to buy 40 meters @$50.00 each to use to replace as many meters as possible for the remainder of this “ scal year, from the Plant and Lines line item or any other line item available. Council discussed whether the whole meter set up needs to be replaced, quantifying whether changing out the meters will bene“ t billing, the need for a month to month comparison of the billing and checking into recycling of the old meters as scrap. Council also discussed changing out 20 meters instead of 40 this year from line 533.461. Council Member Feldhusen made a motion to buy 20 meters to try to get install this year. Motion seconded by Council Member Clary. Council Member Scho“ eld asked that the motion be amended to say, we will install this yearŽ Council discussed work load may be prohibitive to a requirement that 20 meters will be installed during the remainder of the “ scal year. Mayor Hinson noted that maintenance has scheduled to change out one meter per week. Motion passed unanimously. 4. Update on Local Emergency Planning Exercises Vice Mayor Sholes discussed the Table Top Exercise held in March 2012 where the scenario followed was that torrential rains causes the Inglis spillway to over” ow resulting in the bridge on US 19 being washed out at the time that a semi-tractor trailer carrying toxic materials is crossing and thus falls into the river. Many local and state agencies were involved and participated in the exercise. During the exercise the Towns disaster plan proved to be pretty good, but questions did arise and showed that the Plan can be improved. Vice Mayor Sholes recommended scheduling a workshop to study and revise the Plan. Council Member Feldhusen made a motion to schedule a workshop with the “ re department and others to work on the Plan. Vice Mayor Sholes seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously. 5. Institute for Elected O cials Educational Program / Request for Funds Mayor Hinson asked the Council to approve funds that would cover the registration, lodging and travel for her to attend an Elected O cials Education Program. Council Member Feldhusen asked if there were any scholarships available. Council Member Clary asked if there were any online classes available Council Member Sholes asked what the cost would be. Council Member Scho“ eld calculated a rough estimate of $900.00 dollars needed for lodging, food, travel, registration etc., since there is already $300.00 budgeted for this type of item, there would need to be a $600.00 increase in the allowance. Council recommended delaying the decision until further information is available and further research is completed as to other options, or the cost bene“ t of this program proves worthy. All Council Members agreed. Mayor Hinson asked if Council had any further comments. Council Member Clary stated that the Fishermans Park loop has become a concern since visitors are pulling in there at night to park to go to the restaurant and may not realize the river is so close, with the likely-hood that someone is going to end up in the river if something isnt done. She recommended that re” ectors be put up. Mayor Hinson stated that she would examine the parking problem in that area and that she would ask that the Roads and Parks Liaison to investigate the liability and put the item on an upcoming agenda. ADJOURNMENT Hearing no objections, Mayor Hinson adjourned the Meeting at 8:54pm. Recording Secretary: _________________________________ Sharon Mudge, Deputy Clerk attract development. e team concept came from a June 5th joint workshop between the Board of County Commissioners and the NCBDC to discuss visions for future development and improving processes for handling inquiries. Among the discussion points at the workshop were the need to quickly get requested information, improve the permitting process and develop better communication. Other suggestions included o ering more incentives than what are currently available and tailoring zoning to targeted industry to keep Levy County competitive with other counties. In addition to the strike team, Pieklik is forming a strategic planning committee to form a vision for future growth and how it intends to go after that vision. e team members will include representatives for the eight municipalities in the county, Chambers of Commerce, education and others. ...information submitted by Nature Coast Business Development Council, Inc. (352) 493-6797; director@naturecoast.orgNature Coast Business Development Council continued from page 5A

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The Levy County Journal 7AJune 28, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE Larry Cohan, Chairman Chris Fineout, Vice Chairman Jon Price, Commission Member STAFF IN ATTENDANCE Diane Scheer, Secretary for the Commission MEMBERS AND STAFF NOT IN ATTENDANCE Bill Marx, Commission Member MEETING CALLED TO ORDER: Chairman Cohan called the Regular Monthly Meeting of the Planning and Zoning Commission to order at 6:35 PM, followed by the Pledge to the Flag. APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF AREA RESIDENTS PRESENT 0 AGENDA ITEMS: 1. Approval of Minutes Commission Member Fineout made a motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of March 06, 2012, motion seconded by Commission Member Price. All Members present voting for the motion; motion passed. 2. Tree Permit(s) ere were no tree permit applications this month. 3. Continue Review of Draft Tree Ordinance Chairman Cohan asked Board Member Fineout to present changes. Using a computer & projecting it on the wall so everyone could see it, he pointed out & explained all changes made since the draft discussed at the last meeting. Several changes were made at this meeting, including: changing the title to Urban Forestry, and stating that invasive species can't be planted within Yankeetown & should be removed if discovered. Tree canopy was not addressed in the draft; but there was discussion about it. Moving the Tree Ordinance to Chapter 21 also was discussed; however, Commission Members decided to leave it in Chapter 6. Commission Member Fineout will redo the draft, incorporating all changes made at this meeting. It will be reviewed in May, hopefully as a “ nished product, and prepared to present to Council. 4. Area Resident Comments ere were no residents present, so no comments. 5. Commission Member Comments No one had any further comments. ADJOURNMENT Commission Member Price made a motion to adjourn at 7:59 PM; seconded by Commission Member Fineout. All Members present voting for the motion; meeting adjourned. Recording Secretary: _________________________________ Diane Scheer, Secretary for the CommissionYANKEETOWN PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING APRIL 03, 2012Inglis / Yankeetown Lions ClubWORKSHOP MEETING MINUTES YANKEETOWN TOWN COUNCIL THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2012 … 9:00AM Inglis / Yankeetown Lions ClubMEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE Janie Hinson, Mayor omas Sholes, Vice Mayor Dawn Marie Clary, Councilmember Larry Feldhusen, Councilmember Mike Lineberger, Councilmember Jack Scho“ eld, Councilmember OFFICIALS / STAFF IN ATTENDANCE Laura Coyle, Town Clerk Kurt Woerner, Zoning O cial APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF AREA RESIDENTS PRESENT 0 MEETING CALLED TO ORDER Mayor Hinson called the workshop to order at 9:05am followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. AGENDA 1. Zoning O cer Council discussed zoning complaints, code enforcement issues, tree permit procedures as well as the Zoning O cials duties and hours. Zoning O cial Kurt Woerner stated policys and procedures need to be established especially when the Zoning O cial is not available. Mr. Woerner also stated that Code Enforcement needs to be split from the position and that some violations have been issues for over a year. Mr. Woerner stated the price of gas has increased and driving to Yankeetown four (4) times a week is getting costly. Council discussed the duties required of a Code Enforcement O cer and that there are three (3) levels of training required. Council also discussed how violations come to the o ce, that the Zoning O cial may need access to the water as well as advertising for a Code Enforcement O cer and the number of hours required for position. Mayor Hinson stated she the Zoning O cial will get together to work on the procedures. Councilmember Scho“ eld excused himself at 10:10am. Council discussed possibly an employee from Town Hall maybe able to work with Mr. Woerner on Code Enforcement. ADJOURNMENT Hearing no objections, Mayor Hinson adjourned the meeting at 10:22am. Recording Secretary: _________________________________ Laura L. Coyle, CMC Town Clerk / Treasurer e Florida Association of Counties presented Senator Steve Oelrich with the Legislative Leadership Award during the 2012 FAC Annual Conference & Exposition in Orange County. Senator Oelrich was awarded the Legislative Leadership Award for his e orts to protect taxpayer dollars against Medicaid billing errors made by the state.  e government which is closest to the people is the government which is best “ t to serve those people,Ž Oelrich stated explaining his position that central economic planning has failed to provide streamlined government that is both accountable and e ective. e Legislative Leadership Award is presented annually to the legislator of the year who has shown an extraordinary commitment to home rule and our communities over the course of the year. During the legislative session, Senator Oelrich took on a leadership role to explain to fellow senators the Medicaid billing errors counties were facing from the state and the impact the Medicaid billing law would have on the economies of our rural counties. Senator Oelrich took the lead by reviewing the evidence and showing his peers the consistent errors counties were facing on Medicaid billing,Ž said FAC Executive Director Chris Holley, His willingness to take the lead and “ ght against the erroneous Medicaid billing system and stand up for not just the counties in his district but all of Floridas communities.Ž For 80 years, the Florida Association of Counties (FAC) has represented the diverse interests of Floridas counties, emphasizing the importance of protecting home rule … the concept that communities and their local leaders should make the decisions that impact their community. e Florida Association of Counties helps counties e ectively serve and represent Floridians by strengthening and preserving county home rule through advocacy, education and collaboration. Sen. Oelrich Presented Award for Work on Erroneous Medicaid Billing to Counties On July 1, o cers and sta from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services (DACS) will be combined with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) in a move directed by the Florida Legislature and approved by Gov. Rick Scott. e 145 new sworn o cers will don FWC uniforms and integrate completely into the ranks of the FWC, resulting in more e cient service to Floridians and visitors. We will have more “ eld-level o cers available to respond to calls,Ž said Col. Jim Brown, division director. New and current FWC o cers will be expected to patrol state forests, state parks, wildlife management areas and state waters as a more e cient and e ective team.Ž e reorganization will save the state more than $3 million over the next “ ve years and $1.28 million in recurring, annual savings.  rough rearranging extra management and support positions, the consolidation will establish additional patrol and “ rst-response capabilities and expand law enforcement coverage,Ž Brown said. e public can expect to see FWC o cers in state parks and state forests and call upon them for help. We will continue to provide excellent resource protection, boating-and-waterways services and public safety protection,Ž Brown said. People should report “ sh and wildlife crimes, boating violations as well as environmental crimes and state park and state forest issues to the FWCs Wildlife Alert Hotline: 888-404-3922. DEPs Bureau of Emergency Response (BER) will not move to the FWC, but will continue responding to emergency chemical spills and working with law enforcement on environmental crime matters at DEP. DEPs emergency numbers, #DEP or 877-2-SAVEFL should be used to report environmental emergencies, such as oil and chemical spills.  e consolidation of o cers will provide a more extensive network of environmental crime law enforcement coverage throughout Florida,Ž said BER Chief Gwen Keenan. DEPs Bureau of Emergency Response will continue to work closely with its law enforcement partners on environmental crime issues as it has done in the past.Ž In 2011 the Florida Legislature created a Law Enforcement Consolidation Task Force, which met to develop work groups and evaluate functions of several law enforcement agencies. Ultimately, it recommended that DEPs Division of Law Enforcement be integrated into the FWCs Division of Law Enforcement. It also suggested that some personnel from the DACS O ce of Agricultural Law Enforcement … the o cers assigned to patrol state forests and the investigator responsible for commercial aquaculture violations … be incorporated. FWC o cers in the “ eld have been working alongside DEP and DACS o cers for years,Ž Brown said.  e consolidation simply provides an o cial, more e cient method of serving the public.Ž DEP and DACS Combine Services with FWC Fowlers Blu Water Treatment Plant Dedicated and Sends Water to Help Cedar KeyA Dedication Ceremony was held on Tuesday June 19th for the new Fowlers Blu Water Treatment Plant. e plant was designed and permitted by Mittauer & Associates, Inc. of Orange Park and built by Beach Construction Company, Inc. of Gainesville with funding in the amount of $2,890,000 from USDA Rural Development. e project involved the replacement of the water treatment plant built in 1969 and the water distribution system of approximately 20,800 linear feet of PVC pipe. e new plant has a maximum daily capacity of 0.072 million gallons per day and meets water quality regulations of the State of Florida regulatory agencies and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Mr. Richard Machek, State Director of USDA Rural Development, spoke at the Dedication and thanked everyone for the cooperation that brought the project in ahead of time and under budget. On the “ rst day of operation after the Dedication, 2,500 gallons of water from the new plant was sent to neighbors in Cedar Key to help alleviate the drinking water crisis that town is experiencing.New Fowlers Blu Water Treatment Plant. Photo courtesy of Beth Brown, Mittauer & Associates

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The Levy County Journal8AJune 28, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 CITY OF WILLISTON, FLORIDA CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES MAY 22, 2012DATE: TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2012 TIME: 7:00 P.M. PLACE: WILLISTON CITY COUNCIL ROOM CALL TO ORDER ROLL CALL MEMBERS: Mayor R. Gerald Hethcoat President Jerry Robinson Vice-President Norm Fugate Councilman Jason Cason Councilman Charles Goodman Councilman Elihu Ross City Manager Patrick Miller City Clerk Frances Taylor City Attorney Fred Koberlein OPENING PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG President Robinson asked the members and all present to stand for the opening prayer. Mayor Hethcoat led everyone in prayer and President Robinson led the Pledge of Allegiance to our ” ag. ITEM – 1 – ADDITIONS, DELETIONS, CHANGES AND APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA President Robinson proposed changes to the agenda to include the presentation of the FFA Proclamations after Item 2 … Consent Agenda. Vice President Fugate moved to add the FFA Proclamations after Item 2. Councilman Goodman seconded and the motion carried 5-0. ITEM – 2 – CONSENT AGENDA Minutes from May 8, 2012 Regular City Council Meeting Councilman Cason motioned to accept agenda as published. Vice President Fugate seconded. Motion carried 5-0. ITEM – 3 – PRESENTATION OF FFA PROCLAMATIONS Mayor Hethcoat addressed the Council and the audience stating that he had recently attended the annual FFA Banquet and while there, in the course of the awards being presented, he was able to see just how well each chapter performed throughout the whole year. Mayor Hethcoat noted how proud he was of all the FFA members and how impressed he had been by their camaraderie and leadership. For their achievements, the Mayor and the Council wanted to recognize both the Williston Middle School chapter and the Williston High School chapter as a demonstration of appreciation on behalf of the City of Williston and in response to how well each chapter has represented our community. At that time, the Mayor presented a Proclamation, “ rst to the Williston Middle School FFA and next to the Williston High School FFA. During each presentation, representative members of each chapters came forward and accepted the Proclamation Certi“ cates. ITEM – 4 – PUBLIC PARTICIPATION None. ITEM – 5 – NEW BUSINESS ITEM – A – RESOLUTION NO. 2012-06 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WILLISTON, FLORIDA, MODIFYING THE ESTABLISHED CHARGES AND FEES FOR THE COLLECTION OF SOLID WASTE Mr. Miller read Resolution No. 2012-06 by title only and advised it was based directly from the 5 year proposal that had been submitted by Waste Pro during the Request for Proposals process. Vice President Fugate asked if the contract had been signed. Mr. Miller con“ rmed that the contract had been reviewed and was currently at the Waste Pro o ces in Tallahassee for signature. Vice President Fugate then asked how the billing would be applied and if we had established the proper billing cycle to correspond with the e ective date of the contract. Mr. Miller said that the June 25th bill would re” ect the new rate and that the sta would do its best to pro-rate the billing from the e ective date of the new contract. Vice President Fugate stated that proration seemed di cult and suggested that the Council make the rates e ective with the June billing cycle. Councilman Cason agreed stating he had seen Waste Pro trucks working in town already. Mr. Miller and Kenny Rees con“ rmed that Waste Pro was doing prep work in town to prepare for the beginning date of regular garbage collection service. Councilman Goodman clari“ ed that the contract is a full 5 year contract as opposed to one that must be renewed annually. Vice President Fugate advised that the billing process is covered by ordinance. Vice President Fugate moved to adopt Resolution 2012-06 as presented but also removing the sentence regarding the billing process and establishing the e ective date as the June billing cycle. Councilman Cason seconded. eresa Stan“ eld was recognized and addressed the Council. Ms. Stan“ eld asked what the new rate was going to be. Mr. Robinson stated that the new rate for residential customers would be $14.58 per household. On vote, the motion passed unanimously. ITEM – B – CITY MANAGER MILLER – EXTENSION OF THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT FOR SCHOOL CROSSING GUARDS FOR THE 2012-2012 SCHOOL YEARMr. Miller advised that this is a standard agreement to continue the original but ongoing 199798 agreement between the City of Williston and the Levy County School Board. Vice President Fugate asked what the hourly rate of pay was for school crossing guards. Mr. Miller advised that pay is di erent between the guards with one set at $7.25 per hour and the other set at $8.54 per hour. Vice president Fugate con“ rmed with Mr. Miller that the positions were part-time and that the $15,120 the City receives from the School Board to fund them does not cover the entire cost. Vice President Fugate commented that as an option to the separate part-time positions, Cedar Key utilizes regular police o cers, including the Chief of Police, for daily crossing guard duty. Mayor Hethcoat acknowledged that but then pointed out that Cedar Key did not have to contend with the tra c and major roadways that run through our crossing zone like HWY 27. Councilman Cason moved to approve Extension of Interlocal Agreement for School Crossing Guards for the 2012-13 school year. Vice President Fugate seconded. e motion passed unanimously. ITEM – C – RFQ FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE CDBG PROJECT Planner Adam Hall reviewed this item as described in agenda cover sheet. Adam advised that the City is eligible for $650,000 every cycle and often receives funds from this grant program. He explained that the project would include replacing sewer lines and pressure valves for our water system. He stated the application is due October 1st and in order to receive the bonus that is available, it is recommended that we have the plans and specs already prepared before October 1st. If approved, the sta requests that the evaluation committee be appointed at this time. President Robinson con“ rmed with Mr. Miller that the $60,000 needed to fund the engineering would be taken from the utility fund. Mr. Miller added that the $60,000 is less than 9% of what the City has the prospect of receiving in grant money but that the City would have a have a very good chance of receiving the award with the engineering complete. Planner Hall stated that this is the same course of action the City took the last time we applied for and won this grant award. Councilman Cason con“ rmed that the $60,000 was not currently in this “ scal years budget. Mr. Miller advised that no, we would need to do a budget amendment and it will be coming before the Council on June 5th. Councilman Goodman asked if the work completed as part of this project would be part of upgrading the sewer system. Planner Hall advised that it would not do anything to improve the capacity of our sewers but it would help to improve on the maintenance of the system as a whole. President Robinson asked if the sta had identi“ ed lines that might need to be replaced. Planner Hall con“ rmed that there was a list with Public Works that the sta would be narrowing down for these funds based on the criteria of the grant. Vice President Fugate con“ rmed with Mr. Fox that this grant was given to small cities under the Neighborhood Revitalization Program. He added that funds will be reduced from last year as they were the year before. Mr. Fox stated that the City would be very competitive to get this grant but that we should have the specs and plans complete in order to win the award. Vice President Fugate con“ rmed with Mr. Fox that we last received funding under this grant program two years ago. Vice President Fugate also con“ rmed with Mr. Fox that we had also completed pre-planning for the last award the City received. Mr. Fox advised the City was ranked high at that time. Vice President Fugate asked if the City would have received the grant if the specs and plans were not complete before the application was submitted. Mr. Fox advised he was not sure. Vice President Fugate asked how many points the pre-planning is worth on the application. Mr. Fox stated that pre-planning could be given up to 100 out of the 1,000 total points possible. Vice President Fugate con“ rmed with Mr. Fox that if the Council decided not to complete the pre-engineering but still received the award, the grant funds could be used for the engineering. Mr. Fox added that he felt we were not likely to get the grant without the preengineering and that investing in the project prior to the grant funds coming through would provide for an additional $60,000 to fund more construction. Councilman Cason clari“ ed that this is primarily a waste water project but the funding is not designated to come out of the waste water budget. Instead, the pro“ t or excess is coming from the utility fund and, therefore, the utility budget will be used to fund waste water engineering. Vice President Fugate asked if it were possible that the project would add enough to hook up new customers or will it just impact existing lines and existing customers. Mr. Miller advised that it would impact only existing lines and customers. President Robinson added that there are lines in the city we put band-aids on in the same area more than one time that need the attention of this project. Councilman Cason stated that if we subtract the expenses for the sewer collection and treatment from the sewer utility income, there would be a bit of surplus remaining. Mr. Fox advised that our infrastructure currently has 3 systems tied together some of the valves closed and that this project could allow for some of the closed valves to be opened and the pressure of the system would be improved. Mr. Cason asked on a scale of 1-10, 10 being the best … what are the chances of getting the grant without this pre-engineering? Mr. Fox replied, maybe 2, and added again that this is worth up to 100 points. Councilman Cason moved to approve the $60,000 to fund the engineering for the CDBG wastewater project. Councilman Goodman seconded the motion. Vice President Fugate stated that he did not like the idea of throwing money out there not knowing if the City will receive the award. He added that he is pretty adamant about the budget process and not having items come on a piecemeal basis without being able to consider how some items will a ect other items over time. Councilman Goodman said that he understood Vice President Fugates position but that he believed that we are going to have a sewer crisis in the city. He advised that he did not like having to put up $60,000 either and noted that it was a di cult choice. He con“ rmed with Mr. Fox that the funding is a HUD program and that the funding and project itself will be directed toward the citizens in our community who most need it and have the least ability to pay. Councilman Goodman acknowledged that it would be a risk but that the City sewers needed to be upgraded and, therefore, he would be in support of the motion. Councilman Cason stated that he tends to view the budget as a cash ” ow projection between the sewer treatment and the collection expenses that are budgeted. He stated there is $118,000 in depreciation for this FY. He concluded that if depreciation is an attempt to capture cash to use for replacement of assets in that account, then it is conceivable that the $118,000 could be used to fund this project. Councilman Cason advised that although there is not a line item for this $60,000, it could be addressed with the depreciation that is in the budget already and, for that reason, he would support the motion. I will support the motion. On vote, the motion passed with Vice President Fugate opposed. Vice President Fugate pointed out that the motion did not include the evaluation committee. Vice President Fugate moved to direct sta to coordinate this in a way that the council could serve as the evaluation committee. Councilman Ross seconded. President Robinson asked if the Council Do we want to have a workshop or do this in council meeting. Norm set it up so responses could come to the council in a way that will allow the council to do the ranking. Mr. Ross recommended that there be a workshop because there are a lot of questions that can come up. Mr. Fugate restated motion to be that the sta coordinate the time line in order to allow the council to be the evaluation group and the council consider that at the workshop on June 11th at 5 pm. On vote, the motion passed unanimously. Vice President Fugate made a “ nal motion to direct sta to bring back the appropriate budget amendment as advised by legal counsel at the June 5th meeting. Councilman Cason seconded. e motion passed unanimously. ITEM – D – RELOCATION OF THE TAX COLLECTOR’S OFFICE Adam reviewed this item as noted in the agenda cover. He stated that the goal is to get some preliminary thoughts from the council on the options available and, if acceptable, sta can return to a later Council meeting with exact legal description of property. He stated that the sta wanted to receive initial guidance from the Council before any further action was taken. e Mayor con“ rmed with Mr. Robinson that the property is City owned property. Linda Fugate was present and was asked about the concept behind the relocation of the Tax Collectors O ce location in Williston. She advised that after considering di erent types of structures, her sta concluded that a permanent structure was the best option and are looking at plans for the footprint of the building and parking availability. Mr. Robinson con“ rmed with Mrs. Fugate that the funding will come directly from the tax collectors budget, speci“ cally funds generated by her o ce and approved by the Department of Revenue. Mrs. Fugate advised that she believed her o ce had adequate documentation to demonstrate a need to have an o ce in the City of Williston. Mrs. Fugate stated that parking was a major consideration in the selection of property. Councilman Cason con“ rmed that this arrangement would include a long term lease with the tax collectors o ce as that type of arrangement was her preference as well as that of the BOCC. Councilman Cason asked what the hours of operation would be. Mrs. Fugate responded that she was looking at 2 days per week, stating the tax collectors o ce had enough business here between Williston and over” ow from Gainesville and Ocala justify those hours. Mayor Hethcoat asked everyone to keep in mind that at some point the road will need to be widened possibly with 4 lanes. Mrs. Fugate added that the building plans themselves will be very similar to the structure EMS has currently. Vice President Fugate con“ rmed with Mr. Miller that approval was needed of the survey. Mrs. Fugate con“ rmed with Mr. Miller that the Tax Collectors O ce would have to have the survey conducted. Vice President Fugate advised that Mr. Mills did the survey in that area and that there may already be survey of that property the property around it. e Council accepted the options presented by consensus and the project will move forward as necessary. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS A public hearing on each petition as described below will be conducted by the Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard during the course of action. The hearing will be held in the County Commissioner’s Meeting Room, The Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida. The Board of County Commissioners are not bound to consider the petitions in the order listed in this notice. Any of these petitions may be considered as soon as the meeting commences. Ha.Va. 5-12 Marvin and Sharon Detweiler petitioning the board for a Hardship Variance to allow a third dwelling in order to care for their daughter (Terri Detweiler), on a parcel of land located in Quail Ridge Farms Unrecorded survey, Parcel O, in Section 31, Township 14S, Range 18E, in Levy County. Said parcel contains 40 acres more or less and is located in a “A/RR” Agriculture/Rural Residential zone. Situs Address: 13551 SE 80th Street. SE 2-12 Morris-Depew Associates, Inc. representing Colby-Gwyn Williams and Jose Raul Hernandez, petitioning the board for a Special Exception to allow a Dog Kennel, on a parcel of land located in the N of the NW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 and the N of the S of the NW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 28, Township 13S, Range 19E, LESS the existing right of way of Levy County Road C-323, Levy County, Florida. Said parcel contains 30 acres more less and is located in a “A/RR” Agriculture/Rural Residential zone. Situs Address: 551 SE 215th Avenue, Morriston, FL. 32668. Copies of said petition with complete legal descriptions and subsequent staff reports will be available for review at the Levy County Development Department. For Information call 352-486-5203. Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard regarding the proposed petitions. Any person requiring reasonable accommodations to participate in this meeting should contact the County Commissioners Administration Of ce at 352-486-5218. SHOULD ANY AGENCY OR PERSON DECIDE TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE BOARD WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT SUCH MEETING, A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDING, AND FOR SUCH PURPOSE, A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDING IS REQUIRED, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. Pub.: June 21, 28, 2012. 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He stated that the gas line for B&G was proposed to run from Orange Hill Cemetery gate station over 121 to B&G and that the City would be “ nancing construction. He advised that the transmission/transportation charge would be increased to provide a way for the City to recover initial investment in this project over time. He stated that the B & G plan di ers from other arrangements in that B&G would not be investing funds into the plan, but would instead pay a higher transportation fee to repay the City for the initial cost. Mr. Hall advised that B & G would save approximately $56,000 per year under this arrangement. He added that timing is an issue … if the City moves forward immediately, the construction could be complete before the heavy usage begins later in the year. If there was a delay, however, it would take longer to recover the initial funds invested. Mr. Hall stated that there were two funding options available … (1) use of CDs that are currently owned by the City or (2) a traditional “ nancing package which would result in borrower fees. He advised that if the City opted to “ nance, the transmission fees could be increased or the added rates could be extended for a longer period of time to cover the additional borrower cost. President Robinson con“ rmed with Mr. Hall that the income for the City after the initial investment funds were repaid would be approximately $165,000 per year. President Robinson also con“ rmed that Williston Peanut directly invested $25,000 for a similar project that cost $110,000 in construction costs. Vice President Fugate con“ rmed with Mr. Hall that there was a minimum purchase stipulation in the Williston Peanut Agreement which was established approximately two years ago. Vice President Fugate also con“ rmed with Mr. Hall that if Williston Peanut didnt meet the minimum purchase requirement, they would be billed for the de“ ciency. Councilman Cason stated he had several concerns. First, that B&G has not been a City of Williston customer like Williston Peanut was having been located within the City upon “ rst establishing their agreement with the City. Councilman Cason pointed out that if the Council were to approve this agreement, it would be asking the citizens to fund 100% construction for this project for a non-historical customer who is not located in the City. A second concern, stated Councilman Cason, is that the nature of the peanut business itself is not consistent from year to year. He added that the peanut industry is experiencing a historical high point in prices and production as compared to recent years. However, while that usage this year will exceed what it has previous years, if the Sheller decided not to use B & G as a buying point, then B&G would not use as much gas in the future. Councilman Cason concluded that based on the industry itself, on behalf of the citizens, he was not able to support 100% funding unless a guarantee was given as to gas usage in the future. Councilman Goodman asked for clari“ cation if, under the plan, the pay back would stop at the point that the investment funds are repaid with no surplus to the City. Mr. Hall con“ rmed but added that the City would then earn revenues from the gas used by B & G. Councilman Goodman concluded that if B & G discontinued operations after the 2.8 year period, the City would not bring in any revenues from that point. Councilman Goodman then commented that B & G was essentially asking a city to risk $330,000 and the possibility that operations could cease after the 2.8 payback period, stating that there is no payback for the risk the City is taking above standard usage rates after the $330,000 is repaid. Mr. Miller clari“ ed that this proposal is B&Gs proposal. Mr. Hall stated that if, after 5 years, B & G had not consumed enough to repay the $330,000, they would be liable for that balance. He added that if B & G did continue to purchase gas after the payback, they would see a $4.50 per dekatherm transmission rate. Councilman Cason con“ rmed with Mr. Hall that large scale usage customers are charged $4.50 per dekatherm transmission but that residential customers pay $5 per dekatherm. Councilman Cason noted that even with the markup via transmission fees, the expenses are de“ cient and that the account does not pay for itself when factoring in administration and other expenses. Councilman Cason noted his concern for the City to be taking on this type of risk in the peanut industry knowing that competition may become tougher and given that there are so many factors beyond the Citys control. President Robinson reminded the Council that Williston Peanut worked with the City and the City worked with Williston Peanut, stating that if B & G was willing to invest 20% up front and provide a guarantee like Williston Peanut did then he would consider supporting the plan. Andy Robinson of Williston Peanut, was recognized and addressed the Council. He stated that he was not speaking for B&G but does know about the peanut industry and the B & G business. He advised that the pro“ t would likely be higher than expected because not only do they use gas for peanuts, they also use it to drive grass seed, etc. Mr. Andy Robinson further advised that B & G operates more months out of the year than Williston Peanut does, noting that while he appreciated that the Council felt B & G should put money up in the same way Williston Peanut did, he wasnt sure that putting a deal o inde“ nitely was a good idea. Mr. Andy Robinson advised that he believed that this type of agreement would be good for the City of Williston. Councilman Goodman and Councilman Cason stated they didnt intend to push the idea aside but simply wanted to work with Mr. Bell on the terms of the arrangement. Vice President Fugate stated that he was hearing the same word, risk, throughout the discussion. He asked Councilman Cason what arrangement or stipulations could be included in the agreement that would adequately shift the risk more to Mr. Bell in order to make the agreement more satisfactory for the Council. Councilman Cason noted that essentially, without an investment in the plan using its own funds, B&G has no equity interest in the current plan. Vice President Fugate con“ rmed with Councilman Cason that he would also prefer a contract like Williston Peanut had that included a guaranteed amount to be purchased and the ability to secure the obligation to buy a certain amount of gas every year would you also want to include other securities such as a letter of credit. Councilman Goodman stated that he viewed this as a business venture using someone elses capital, adding that he did not agree that the higher rate should be reduced to standard fee at the point that the City recouped the principal. Councilman Goodman stated he felt there should be an additional amount to repay the citizens as a pro“ t for the risk, adding that B & G should have an investment of capital at 20% as well. Vice President Fugate con“ rmed that Councilman Goodman felt that the higher rate should continue beyond the 2.8 years to provide for a pro“ t for the risk the City would be taking in the deal. Vice President Fugate then stated that when cities provide service outside the limits they charge a premium (higher rate). Mr. Miller con“ rmed that is correct with criteria. Vice President Fugate stated that if Mr. Bells property does border the airport, annexation is an option adding that he is viewing this proposal as an invitation to negotiate an o er. Vice President Fugate stated that from the discussion, he understood that if there was some capital investment and a contract requiring a minimum purchase of gas to recoup the investment that could be secured by letter of credit then the risk might be alleviated to some degree. He went on to summarize that as to the pricing of the gas, any agreement should be clear that when the City investment is returned, there will be a drop in the price but not to the rate of City residents unless Mr. Bell opts to consider annexation. President Robinson con“ rmed with Mr. Hall that B&G was not making this proposal on a take it or leave it basis. Councilman Goodman moved that the sta make a counter proposal based on all of the items outlined in discussion, with the full authority to negotiate for a better contract and that the Council instruct the sta to inform Mr. Bell the Council was not going to accept the current proposal. Vice President Fugate seconded the motion which passed unanimously on vote. ITEM – F – SURPLUS AND AUCTION OF SEIZED VEHICLEChief Strow reviewed the details of this item as listed in the agenda cover. He advised that in 2008, the Williston Police Department took in a 1990 Cadillac as evidence. In September 2009, the car was released by the State Attorneys O ce. Chief Strow stated that since that time, the owner has been incarcerated in Lowell Correctional Institution serving time on a criminal conviction. e Williston Police Department has attempted to have the owner or his family to recover the vehicle with no results. Williston Police Department sta contacted the Levy County Tax Collector regarding the procedures to claim title to an abandoned vehicle and, upon following said procedures, the City now owns this car. Chief Strow stated he would like approval to sell it at public auction through Weeks Auctions in Ocala and requested that the proceeds to be used to fund the summer youth program approved at the last City Council Meeting. Chief Strow stated that, in this way, the City and citizens can use a car that was used in a crime to bene“ t the children of our community. Councilman Cason moved to approve the auction of the vehicle with proceeds going to fund the 2012 Summer Recreation Program. Elihu Ross seconded the motion. Vice President Fugate con“ rmed with Chief Strow that the ownership was sound. Chief Strow advised that the vehicle was seized under Florida Statute 705.103 in the same process as is used by the Levy County and Alachua County Sheri s O ces. He stated that the City currently had clear title to the vehicle and that the City Attorney was consulted in the process. On vote, the motion passed unanimously. ITEM – G – WORKSHOPS TO BE HELD Mr. Miller stated that sta was asked to place this item on the agenda to provide the Council with an opportunity to schedule workshops as needed. He advised that topics that Council had discussed setting as workshops included: budget for the next “ scal year, power cost comparisons, economic development issues, among others. Vice President Fugate stated that his two priorities are the budget workshops and wholesale power costs. Mr. Miller indicated that he was waiting on Stephen Bloom to proceed with the budget workshops and will try to have a schedule for that at the next meeting. Mr. Miller also advised the sta has received wholesale power cost information, and a workshop could be scheduled on that topic. Mr. Miller further advised that the sta has received actuarial reports for the retirement and suggested that the Council also consider that topic for a workshop. President Robinson reviewed the list and asked the Council if they wanted to schedule a workshop on the power cost comparison. Councilman Ross asked if the workshop would focus on utilities as a whole or just the power costs charged to the City. Vice President Fugate noted that if the Council wants to change anything about the current wholesale power contract, that City must give notice by December 2012, concluding this issue must be reviewed now. Mr. Miller con“ rmed that the sta could coordinate to have FMPA present to discuss the cost of power. President Robinson clari“ ed that the workshop would focus primarily on the rates charged by Progress Energy to the City, and options on dealing with negotiating a better rate. President Robinson con“ rmed with Mr. Miller that the June 8th Visioning Workshop could be a morning session. On Consensus, the Council agreed to set the Wholesale Power Cost Workshop for June 8th at 1:30 pm. Vice President Fugate con“ rmed with President Robinson that an Executive Session would be required to discuss Union issues. By consensus, an Executive Session on Union Issues was scheduled for June 8th at 8 am. Mr. Miller advised that a Workshop on Pension Plans is necessary. President Robinson directed Mr. Miller to return for the June 5th meeting and advise as to what dates Mr. Shamone would be available to attend the Pension Workshop. A tentative date of Tuesday, June 26th was set with the workshop to begin at 1:30 pm. ITEM – H – CITY MANAGER MILLER FYI City Manager Miller reviewed the details of this item as described in the agenda cover. He recounted the events related to the Technology Summit which occurred in cooperation with the Levy County Development Council at the Williston Airport and added that he hoped to see the City bene“ t from the relationship established the participants and attendees. Mr. Miller also provided a brie“ ng on information received at a recent Levy County School Board Meeting. Important information of note at the meeting included plans to build a new combined middle/high school within the City limits in the next 3 to 5 years and the potential impacts those plans might have on our community. ITEM – 6 – PUBLIC PARTICIPATION Maria Sresovich was recognized and addressed the Council stating that she was a Levy County resident and is very interested in what happens in this community. She advised that she became very involved a year ago because of some of the problems that existed within the City. She stated that the residents are very happy to get to a point where some of these problems have been addressed and that it was a great relief to many. She advised that from her point of view, di culties do not stem from di erences of options but in how people are treated. She stated that she had previously asked to speak and was told no and that she believed that some of the problems the City had originally were the result of dictatorial attitudes. She stated she agreed that the Council President is supposed to take charge of the meeting to remove people that interrupt meetings, and are disruptive but felt that people that are just interested in making a comment should be permitted. She advised that she is happy with how the meetings are currently being conducted. Chief Strow reminded everyone that Anti terrorism training has been scheduled and will take place in Archer. He suggested the members participate if possible because this training is designed for elected o cials and will provide information on Emergency Operation Center activities from the viewpoint of elected o cials. Bob Hughes 350 NW 8th street was recognized and addressed the Council. He stated that he reported his street had been blocked up with dirt and debris for a year or more. He stated that he came in to City Hall to see the City Manager and let him know about the issue. He then expressed his appreciation to the City Manager for dispatching a crew to clear up the debris. Mr. Hughes also stated that he wanted to thank the Council for the electric refund and added that the Police Chief is a great guy and that he appreciated the Council hiring him. ITEM – 7 – COUNCILORS’ ANNOUNCEMENTS Councilman Cason stated that those who are set up for their utility payment to be automatically debited from the checking account, when it was debited, it was debited with a credit from the refund. Because the refund was applied a month early, his account shows overdue because the full amount billed was not taken out. He noted that this was a glitch that he wanted to ensure everyone was aware that might have utility payments automatically debited. Mr. Miller advised that the sta has done well with the refunds, noting that there are only 5 people on the cut o list. Mr. Koberlein stated that he was scheduled to be out of town June 8th … 11th and would be unable to attend the workshops scheduled for those days. ITEM – 8 – ADJOURNMENT Vice President Fugate moved to adjourn the meeting. Councilman Ross seconded the motion. Meeting was adjourned at 9:17 pm. __________________________________________ Jerry Robinson, President City Council ____________________________________________ Frances V. Taylor, City Clerk Minutes of the City Council meeting may be obtained from the City Clerks o ce. e minutes are recorded, but not transcribes verbatim. Persons requiring a verbatim transcript may make arrangements with the City Clerk to duplicate the recordings, or arrange to have a court reporter present at the meeting. e cost of duplication and/or court reporter will be borne by the requesting party. In accordance with Section 286.105, Florida Statutes, notice is given that if a person wishes to appeal a decision made by the City Council with respect to any matter considered at this meeting they will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based. In accordance with Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing special accommodations to participate in this meeting should contact the Mayor through the City Clerks o ce no later than 5:00 P.M. on the day prior to the meeting.City of Williston continued from page 8A

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Rozelle Sportsmanship Awards program was implemented during the 1990-91 school year by the Florida High School Athletic Association to honor those schools that exhibit exemplary sportsmanship during the regular season and FHSAA State Series. Each year the award is presented to one school in each classi“ cation whose total sports program best exempli“ es the qualities of sportsmanship by its coaches, players and spectators. For the 2011-12 year Cedar Key School received the overall award for the Class 1A section. Nomination forms for this award were provided to each member school FHSAA representative and o cials' association. e criteria for selection of the winners includes programs and activities implemented within the school and community to promote sportsmanship; number and type of unsportsmanlike ejections; number and type of exceptional sportsmanship reports; and source of the nomination. en an anonymous selection committee of representatives from the sports community reviews all nominations and selects the winners. ere may be one winner from each of the four sections in all seven classi“ cations; the overall winner in each classi“ cation shall be chosen from the section winners. e section winners will each receive $500 and a commemorative plaque. e overall winners will each receive an additional $2,500 and a larger plaque. e award is named for FHSAA Commissioner Emeritus Fred E. Rozelle, who served as the Associations executive secretary and commissioner from 1980-1991. Congratulations to Cedar Key School for their award for being sportsmanlike while in the middle of competing. Great job! Cedar Key School Merits Sportsmanship AwardKelby Barber, an animal science major from Bronson whose parents are Ivan and Tracy Barber, has been selected as one of three 2011-12 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Academic StudentAthlete Award recipients from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Barber played for the ABAC Stallions baseball team and had a 3.84 GPA to earn the Superior Academic Achievement award from the NJCAA. A Superior Academic Achievement Award goes to those students who compile a 3.80 to 3.99 GPA. Athletics Director Alan Kramer commended the students for maintaining an impressive academic standing while being involved in their athletic careers at ABAC. Its the e ort that these students put forth in the classroom and in their given sport that makes these awards so special,Ž Kramer said. It really is inspiring to see these students balance academics and athletics so successfully. ey exemplify the attitude all student athletes should strive to attain.Ž Over 1,680 NJCAA student-athletes from across America met the requirements for the academic honors. Nearly 60,000 athletes on over 3,500 teams in 28 di erent sports competed in the NJCAA during the 2011-12 academic year.National Megans Law Helpline & Sex O ender Registration Tips Program e National Megans Law Helpline (888) ASKPFML (888) 275-7365, is available to provide support to communities: on issues related to accessing sex o ender registration information; responsible use of information; sexual abuse prevention resources; and accessing crime victim support services. Parents for Megans Law (PFML) sta provide assistance to the community in accessing their state sex o ender registries and prevention specialists provide support to parents and community members to assist in their sexual abuse prevention education strategies. Certi“ ed rape crisis counselors are available to support all victims of violent crime and to provide geographically appropriate referrals. e Sex O ender Registration Tips Program provides the public an opportunity to report registrants who are failing to comply with registration requirements, employment or supervision restrictions or who are in positions of trust where they can access children. Tips can be provided via the Helpline or website at www.parentsformeganslaw.org. is program is not intended to be used to report police emergencies. Dial 911 or contact your local law enforcement agency directly for emergencies. Agency deputized sta work collaboratively with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies to facilitate the appropriate follow-up action. Parents for Megans Law (PFML) is a 501(c) 3 not for pro“ t organization dedicated to the prevention and treatment of sexual abuse and provision of services to all victims of violent crime. e organization sta s the U.S. Justice Department funded National Megans Law Helpline and Sex O ender Registration Tips Program (SORT). e organization is also a certi“ ed Rape Crisis Center and operates a Crime Victims Center providing services to all victims of violent crime. The Great Suwannee River Cleanup 2012For two years running, Current Problems has collaborated with the Suwannee River Wilderness Trail to coordinate cleanups of the Suwannee River from the Georgia state line to the Gulf of Mexico. Each year hundreds of volunteers worked tirelessly along the shorelines, from boats, from kayaks, and on scuba to remove literally tons of trash! Building on these successes, were getting ready to launch the third year of cleanups along the Suwannee. But were not stopping there! Were headed to the tributaries and were starting with the Santa Fe River! e 2012 cleanup will occur during a three-month window from September through November along both the Suwannee River and the Santa Fe River. Businesses, civic clubs, “ shing and boating groups, churches, government agencies, non-pro“ ts, chambers of commerce, and groups of friends are all encouraged to participate. Go to the event map at http://g.co/maps/qctyf to determine your section based on mileposts and GPS coordinates. en register your group, the date of your cleanup, and your river section online at http://tinyurl.com/ cg6heur. Shortly after registration, your cleanup will appear on the event map. Current Problems is available to assist you as you plan your cleanup and to provide supplies (grabbers, buckets, trash bags, etc.). If you have questions or need assistance, please contact Current Problems Executive Director Fritzi Olson at 352-264-6827 or e-mail her at aar@ currentproblems.org. Pete Butt is coordinating dive cleanups and can be reached through Fritzi Olson. If you cant participate but would still like to support this e ort, the partnership is looking for sponsors to help out with expenses and will gladly accept in-kind donations. Call or e-mail Fritzi to learn more about sponsorship opportunities. A kicko celebration will be held on September 8 from 10 am until 2 pm at the US 47 Bridge public park south of Fort White. Well have food for all. Come out and join the fun as we celebrate the beginning of the 3rd Annual Great Suwannee River Cleanup! Bronsons Kelby Barber Honored by NJCAA for Academic ExcellenceU.S. at Risk continued from page 4Adrain. e United States produced more than half of the worlds new medicines over the last decade. Today, 12 of the top 20 medical device companies still are headquartered here. Last year, U.S. companies had more than 3,000 new pharmaceutical products in development. is superior medical innovation not only creates life-saving drugs, but boosts our economy. Battelle found the biomedical industry contributed $917 billion to the U.S. economy in 2009 and supported more than four million jobs. Whether theyre promoting healthy lifestyles or developing diagnostic tests, American companies, large and small, still are working to drive innovation in the medical “ eld. Washington needs to enact reforms that will allow their groundbreaking advances in the health sector to continue. As one example, companies are working with the FDA to improve clinical trials so they can be smaller and better targeted, getting drugs to patients faster. P“ zer, for example, was able to bring its newest drug for lung cancer, Xalkori, to market in just four years using new research models that target drug trials to patients genetically tested to be most likely to respond. In one study reported at an American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting, 60 percent of patients were alive after two years, compared to only nine percent in historical trials. Americas engine of medical enterprise has always been strong. But it will eventually stall out in the face of competition from other countries if Washington doesnt reverse its destructive regulatory and tax policies. Real solutions in the health sector have come not from government, but from entrepreneurs working to “ nd new treatments and improve care. ese are the people and companies who will bring transformational change for the 21st century -provided Washington gets out of their way. Grace-Marie Turner is president of the Galen Institute, a public policy research organization focusing on market-based health reform.

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We have the latest technology in laser etchings and can also inscribe nal dates and lettering at the cemetery. Located at 1471 NE 512 Ave. (behind McCrab church) Hwy 349 – 7 miles north of Old Town. Open Tues-Fri 8-4 & Sat. 8-12 or call for after hour’s appt. Toll Free 1-877-542-3432 6/9/13Jp--------BEANIE BABIES & BEANIE BUDDIES. Large collection will sell as a group or individually. Call 352-262-4169 for more information. tfnJe --------LUMBER FOR SALE — Pine, cherry and cypress. Call Sammy at (352) 9493222. ptfn REGISTERED TENNESSEE WALKING HORSE MARE: 16 hand bay mare with excellent pedigree. Sire: Supreme Versatility Champion Investment Genius; Dam: linebred Go Boy’s Shadow with lots of Merry Boy, Midnight Sun and some Last Chance, NO Pride. Excellent broodmare, not trained to ride, halter handled. Regularly trimmed, shots and wormings, healthy. GOOD HOME ONLY. Call 386/9352880 or 386/854-0331 for more information. tfnJe555 AUTOMOBILES‘ WE WANT TO BUY YOUR VEHICLE, CAR, TRUCK, VAN – any make, any model, especially Honda, Toyota and Nissan, but any make will do. Title or no title, no problem; running or not, perfect or not so perfect condition. Paying up to $30,000 for vehicles. Call AJ at 813335-3794. 7/12Jp ANY JUNK CAR – cash paid up to $300. Free pickup. 352-445-3909 6/28Jp 4 WEEKS FOR ONLY $20!It’s Our Journal 20/20 Special: Your Ad of 20 Words or Less for 4 Consecutive Weeks, No Changes.$20, 10¢ Each Additional Word. Email classi eds@ levyjournal.com CLASSIFIED ADS

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The Levy County Journal12AJune 28, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Derek and Jan Barr announce the arrival of their beautiful daughter Ellison Kate, born on January 5, 2012 at 11:46 p.m. weighing 7 lbs 5 oz and 20.5 inches long. Ellisons very proud grandparents are Libby and Craig Barr of Bronson and Debbie and William black of Saluda, South Carolina. Great-grandparents are the late Buren and Anzonetta Brice, and Elizabeth Gillian Ward and Gray and Emma Black. Baby Barr Birth Announcement e Log Cabin Quilters met ursday, June 21st at the Levy County Quilt Museum. Everyone was busy working on various projects … they were quilting on the Watermelon quilt, opening up some of the items that were boxed earlier, washing and drying the items and then putting them out for display. We did have time for visiting and thinking of the ones who were out with sickness or vacation. Alice Mae brought in a new wall hanging. She was out sick last week and yet found time to work on the wall hanging. Shes one of the many that keep busy even if they dont feel just rightŽ or down in the backŽ or “ ghting the e ects of various treatments. Dont stop keeping busy. You are missed and we want to see you back with us. ere is a rocking chair waiting for you. ursday, we found an amazing discovery. In one of the tin boxes there were several quilt blocks of My Grandmothers Garden done with English paper piecing. From the handwriting on the paper, these may have been done in the 1930s. At that time, the fabric and paper were held together with long basting stitches and then the quilter went over each piece with very small hand stitching. We hope to put these in a shadow box for all to see. is unknown quilter used whatever paper that was availablepossibly an old letter. Todays quilters still do paper piecing … sometimes with a lightweight cardboard. After the quilt or quilt block is complete, the paper is removed. Ive “ nally made the plunge to make a baby quilt. I found a small packet of precut squares for next to nothing at Haven Hospice. Im making this all by myself.Ž Cathy laid out the pattern, I ironed the squares and then Ailien squared up the blocks, then I sewed the blocks into rows. My next steps will be to iron the rows and sew them together. en its back to the Museum for help with sandwiching the batting. Im learning, especially when Im doing this all by myselfŽ with a lot of help from friends. Dont forget youre invited to join us in our potluck lunch about 11:30 and to test out the rocking chairs. Were open Tuesday thru Saturday from 10 … 3. The quilt blocks of My Grandmother's Garden done in English paper piecing. The handwriting looks like this could have been done in the 1930s. e monthly business meeting of Springhouse Quilters was held on Tuesday, June 12, with President Mary Rawlins conducting the meeting. ere were 36 members and guests in attendance. Following the fellowship time and light brunch, the members were treated to a Mola demonstration by Elaine Zahn. e Mola designs are traditional art and hand work by a group of Indians from the Panama Canal. e Molas are made by the women to help support their families as well as show their “ ne layered handwork. Stephanie Metts explained the Christmas Dog Block Challenge to the group which will be conducted by the quilt shop. Quilt blocks will be made from a theme fabric and will need to be “ nished at twelve inches square. After all blocks are “ nished, the blocks will be assembled into a one-of-akind quilt to be displayed at the local quilt shop. e featured quilters at the quilt shop this month are two members from Springhouse, Claire Batchelder and Karen Brake. Anna Gilliam advised that the annual 4-H sewingquilting camp began on June 25 with 14 4-H members preregistered. Members were encouraged to complete their lap quilt community projects as soon as possible. ese quilts will be donated to Heaven Hospice. Show and tell was “ lled with several unique quilts. A beautiful super king size quilt in batiks was shown by Eileen Morris. Other interesting quilts shown were log cabin, pillow projects, and framed fabric art. For information, contact Lois Scott, 352/463-2207. Lois Scott, publicity Donna Hayes with her applique-pieced decorator pillow.Springhouse Quilter’s News Log Cabin Quilters

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www.levyjournalonline.com L e v y L i f e Levy LifeLEVY COUNTY JOURNAL VOL. 88, NO. 52 50 CENTS THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2012 Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923SECTION B Found PhotoIn the Fall of 2003, a Levy County Journal sta er discovered a white box full of photographs that may or may not have run in earlier editions of the newspaper. e box was unmarked, and the photographs remain unidenti“ ed and unclaimed. Hence the name of our feature: Found Photo. We ask our readers to take a look and see if they can identify the folks in the photo, as well as the story behind it.Call or write to us at PO Box 2990, Chie and, FL 32644-2990 or email editor@levyjournal.com. e Cedar Key Aquaculture Association will join a group of University of Florida scientists this summer and travel to the nations capital to educate Smithsonian Folklife Festival-goers about the importance of water. CLAMerica traditionally is celebrated in Cedar Key on the 4th of July holidays but this year it is time to educate others on our wonderful clamming industry here in Levy County. e Folklife Festival, which runs from late June through early July, draws thousands to the National Mall in Washington, D.C. is year, much of the festivals focus is on public land-grant universities, such as UF, which will host a large, hands-on display to pique visitors interest about water and show them ways UF is working to “ nd solutions for global challenges, such as ensuring water quality, quantity, and access. e festival program commemorates the 150th anniversary of the founding of land-grant universities as well as the USDA. Leslie Sturmer, the UF/IFAS shell“ sh aquaculture extension agent, and local clam farmers are among those who will engage with festival-goers about clam farming … an industry that has helped Cedar Key become a leading producer of farm-raised clams. To be able to take advantage of this unique opportunity, organizers of the CLAMerica Celebration have agreed to postpone plans for the 4th of July festival until next year. In 2013, the holiday will fall on a ursday, which may be a more opportune time to bring back this popular local event. But for 2012, members of the clam industry will be celebrating Americas birthday at the nations capital. ...information submitted by Leslie Sturner, UF/IFAS and Carol McQueen, Levy County Visitors Bureau. Submitted by Kelli Wilson Chie” ands 8-Under Girls All-Star Softball team competed this past weekend in the Babe Ruth District Tournament, held in Alachua, and came home champions after two hot and muggy games and then one extremely soggy contest. e girls, coached by Stephen Nygard, Chris Wilson, David Jones and Shane Keene, played the Santa Fe All-Stars Friday morning. It was their “ rst o cial game as a team and they came home with a 7-6 win. On Saturday the team played the well-coached and athletic SVL All-Star squad made up of girls from Trenton and Bell. While the two teams had split a pair of scrimmage games in the past, Chie” and came through to defeat them 6-3 in a scorcher of a game. Sunday morning brought Tropical Storm Debby, and the girls battled through the downpour to beat SVL once again with a mercy-rule victory of 12-2 in the 5th inning. e team had fallen behind 2-0 early in the contest, but rallied with 12 unanswered runs to close the game out. Rain or shine, the girls fought hard with strong hitting, great bunts and excellent play in the “ eld. ey will compete in the State Tournament in Ocala, July 5-8 as the District Champions with SVL serving as the District Runners-up. e team is made up of Chie” and and Cedar Key girls who participated in CAAAs softball program this spring. Members of the team are Kalie Osteen, Rayna Merz, Nikki Fuller, Kirsten omas, Rachel Couch, Ryley Smith, Shanie Keene, Lauren Jones, Destiny Castillo, Adysen Baker, Emma Wilson and Grace Quincey. TS Debby No Excuse for Victorious Chie and 8U All Star Softball TeamChie and All Stars 8U Champs: Front Row: Shanie Keene, Rach el Couch, Lauren Jones, Adysen Baker; Middle Row: Destiny Castillo, Kalie Osteen, Nikki Fuller, Riley Smith, Kirsten Thomas, Grace Quincey, Emma Wilson, Rayna Merz; Back Row: Shane Keene, Chris Wilson, Stephen Nygard, David Jones. Je Earnhardt and Bronson Speedway Partner with Tobacco Free Florida to Race on June 30Bronson Speedway is Floridas premier high-banked short track where action is the attraction. Saturday June 30 will be action packed as Bronson Speedway plays host to not only hometown local racers, but also Je Earnhardt, who pilots the NASCAR Nationwide Series #15 Ford Mustang for Rick Ware Racing. Je Earnhardt and Bronson Speedway have partnered with Tobacco Free Florida to promote a healthy tobacco free lifestyle. Je will be signing autographs and delivering the message to live Tobacco Free. e Meet and Greet begins at 3:30 p.m. and ends at 6 p.m. is is the “ rst stop Earnhardt will make at a race-track since the smoke-free grandstand campaign debuted at Daytona International Speedway on Tuesday. Je Earnhardt will compete in the Sportsman Feature in a car borrowed from local racer Wes Keller of Lake City. It doesnt get any better than seeing local heroes compete against an Earnhardt on the high banks of Bronson Speedway. Action is the Attraction at Bronson Speedway. Floridas premier high banked short track!! Gates will open at 3:00 p.m. Racing begins 7:30 p.m.. Look for discounted admission tickets posted on Bronson Speedways Facebook page. Like BRONSON SPEEDWAY on Facebook for more details. Bronson Speedway is located at 9950 NE State Rd. 24 between Archer and Bronson! For more information 486-4998 For more information: Bronson Speedway Owner Ann Young: 352-486-4998; Sportsman Car Owner Wesley Kellers PR 386-365-8639; and Tobacco Free Rep and Earnhardt Rep: Naylet Aguayo 305-573-9955 ext. 209. Je Earnhardt Earnhardt will race against local racers in this Sportman car borrowed from Wes Keller of Lake City.

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The Levy County Journal2BJune 28, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Levy County Community Calendar BRONSONBronson Ag Center Day Camps Open for Registration NOWLevy County 4-H Day Camps, Sewing Camp and a separate four-day Residential Camp for the June session are now open for registration. ey will be held at the Bronson Agricultural Center, Mon. thru urs. from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Fri. from 8:30 to Noon. Parents are asked to be prompt at pick-up times. Campers must all at least 8 years old by the date of the day camps, which are at staggered starting dates. e day camps cost $25 per each type of camp, except for the ATV camp … which costs $50. e fees include breakfast, lunch, snacks, “ eld trips and recreation for each day. Sewing Camps are o ered this summer from July 2-6 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and ending at noon on Fridays. Lunch and snacks provided. Must be 8 y/o by Sept. 1. Make shorts, decorate a t-shirt, do some crafts, paint and quilt, and bake. Fashion show on Friday morning. Cost is $25 plus fabric and sewing tools. If you are interested in the sewing camp contact Muriel Turner or Lacy Harris at 352/486-5131. We need Volunteers for this camp. July 2 … 6: Sports Fishing I … Learn to rig and use simple “ shing tackle including cane poles; includes trips and a “ sh fry on Friday. July 9 … 13: Shooting Sports I … Earn Hunter Safety Certi“ cation and learn to shoot Archery, Ri” e, Shotgun and/ or Muzzle-loading. July 16 … 20: Shooting & Fishing II … Go to another level honing skills learned in Shooting Sports I and in Fishing I including a new excursion to a new place. July 23 … 27: Marine Science … Learn more about marine environment including boat trips, using a seine, cast-netting, crabbing and specimen identi“ cation. July 30 … Aug. 3: Remote Control & Science of Flight – Bring remote control toys and try new ones and make and program LEGO robots. Aug. 6 … 10: ATV Safety & Certi cation: Did you know that you must have an ATV Safety Certi“ cation to ride your ATV on any public lands? We are o ering this class to a limited number of youth (16 participants). Youth will be taught safe operation, riding practices, and general maintenance of your ATV. We will be taking trips with our ATVs; Taught by American Safety Institute instructors for the purpose of completing the ASI ATV Safety Certi“ cation. is day camp is only for youth ages 12 years and older. Cost of this camp is $50. Children who are younger than 12 years old can attend GAMESŽ Day Camp at the regular price of $25.Aug. 13 … 17: Wildlife Adventures … Come ready for anything! In this day camp, they will have the opportunity to learn about our friends in the wild, and to explore adventures to build relationships and cooperation with wildlife. June 25 … 29 (Levy County 4H): Residential Camping opportunity called Camp Cherry Lake. It costs $185. Call 352/486-5131 for more information on any of the Summer Camping opportunities, including Day Camp, Sewing Camp or for any other details about Camp Cherry Lake.Bronson Town Council Meeting July 2 e Bronson Town Council will meet on Mon. July 2 at 7 p.m. at the Dogan S. Cobb Municipal Building. City Hall … 352/486-2354.Greater Bronson Area Chamber of CommerceMembership fees are $25 for individuals and $50 for businesses. We are welcoming new members! If you are interested, please contact bronsoncoc@gmail.com or laci_ lynn@hotmail.com. If you would like more information about joining the Greater Bronson Area Chamber of Commerce or about meeting times, please email info@bronsoncoc.com CEDAR KEYCedar Key City Council Meeting July 17 e Cedar Key City Council meets every third Tues. at 7 p.m. at the Cedar Key City Hall. e Cedar Key Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) meets the “ rst Tues. of each month at 6 p.m. at City Hall with the next meeting on July 3. City Hall is located at 490 2nd Street … 352/543-5132.Grief and Loss Class Haven Hospice is hosting a grief and loss class the second Wednesday of every month at the Christ Episcopal Church in Cedar Key from 6-7 p.m. For more information, contact the local o ce at 800/677-5428. YANKEETOWN-INGLISYankeetown-Inglis Womans Club Events Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club Reminder A reminder that the rift Shop at the Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club is closed for the summer. Doors will re-open in September for your shopping pleasure. However, the club is still accepting donations. If youre cleaning out your closets, garage or storage room this summer, remember the rift Shop for your gently used items. If you must leave donations when no one is at the club, PLEASE leave them on the front porch so theyll be out of the weather. ZumbaLooking for a fun way to get in your exercise? Look no further than your friendly Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club and join in the fun that is Zumba. e invigorating classes, open to the public, are held Tues. and urs. mornings at 9 a.m. and Mon. and Wed. evenings at 6 p.m. in air conditioned comfort all summer long. No fee just a donation to cover electric. For more information call 352/4472057 or email yiwomansclub@gmail.comFWGP Sets Photo Shoot Dates for WGP July 1Friends of e Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve (FWGP) is holding a series of fundraising events on Sunday, July 1, and Friday, August 10. FWGP will host unique photo opportunities at the Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve (WGP), 1001 Old Rock Road, Yankeetown. Amateur or professional photographers have an opportunity to take sunset photos from the thirty-foot observation tower. e gate usually closes at sunset but for these three evenings, the Preserve will remain open until 45 minutes after sunset. e WGP has wonderful, panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico, coastal salt marshes, and coastal islands. Combine this with our Florida sunset to get some of the best photo shots of the Nature Coast. ese special events are open to all with a $10 donation. All proceeds will go to the Ellie Schiller Education Center at the Preserve. For more information visit our website at http:// withlacoocheegulfpreserve.com or call 352/447-6152. Yankeetown Town Meetings Regular July 2 e Yankeetown Regular Council meeting will be July 2 at 7 p.m. Planning and Zoning Regular meeting is July 3 at 6:30 p.m. On July 16 there will be a Budget Workshop at 5:30 p.m. with a Tentative Special Council meeting at 7 p.m. e Board of Trustees will meet on July 18 at 5:45 p.m. City Hall is at 6241 Harmony Lane, 352/447-2511Inglis Council Meeting July 10 e Town of Inglis next regular Commission meeting will be on July 10 at 6 p.m. in the Commission Room. City Hall, 135 Hwy. 40 West, Inglis … 352/447-2203. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month. NOTE: the website at towno“ nglis.org is currently under construction.2nd Saturday WAR Summer Concert Series July 14Its toe tappin time in Yankeetown, so get your feet ready. e Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club is where the tappin will happen. On July 14, Withlacoochee Area Residents, Inc. will present the second of their 2nd Saturday Summer Concert Series. ET Morris will start o the evening at 7 p.m. ET was born in Belle Glade and grew up in Hialeah with a passion for song writing. Entertaining and down to earth, with songs that range from inspirational and philosophical to downright hilarious, Morris is a crowd pleaser. Pamela Jo Hatley and Steel Olmstead will take the stage around 8 p.m. Both practicing attorneys, Pamela and Steele bring fans their own special brand of country and thoughtprovoking original songs as well as humor. Pamela, de“ nitely the leader, has been known to quip about her music and marriage partner, I play guitar, banjo, and ukulele. Steele sings and plays whatever I tell him to!Ž An added treat will be ice cream. You cant have a summer party without ice cream! Make your own sundaes with all the toppings, old fashioned Root Beer ” oats and other assorted goodies will be for sale. Save the date and well see you Saturday, July 14, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club on 56th St. A ten dollar tax deductible donation and your tappin toes are all it takes to spend a great Saturday evening with family and friends. And its all for a good cause...to help WAR, Inc preserve and protect YOUR Nature Coast.Cleaning For a Reason – for Cancer PatientsIf you know any woman currently undergoing chemotherapy, please pass the word to her that there is a cleaning service that provides free housecleaning … once per month for four months while she is in treatment. All she has Levy County Saltwater and Freshwater Tides DAY HIGH TIDE HEIGHT SUNRISE MOON % MOON /LOW TIME /FEET SUNSET TIME VISIBLECedar KeyTh 28 Low 2:47 AM 1.4 6:36 AM Set 1:52 AM 58 28 High 9:01 AM 3.9 8:35 PM Rise 3:21 PM 28 Low 4:15 PM 0.6 28 High 10:41 PM 3 F 29 Low 3:57 AM 1.7 6:36 AM Set 2:36 AM 69 29 High 10:01 AM 4.1 8:35 PM Rise 4:27 PM 29 Low 5:30 PM 0.2 Sa 30 High 12:05 AM 3.1 6:37 AM Set 3:25 AM 79 30 Low 5:07 AM 1.8 8:35 PM Rise 5:34 PM 30 High 11:01 AM 4.3 30 Low 6:34 PM -0.2 Su 1 High 1:13 AM 3.2 6:37 AM Set 4:21 AM 88 1 Low 6:11 AM 1.9 8:35 PM Rise 6:39 PM 1 High 11:58 AM 4.5 1 Low 7:29 PM -0.4 M 2 High 2:08 AM 3.4 6:37 AM Set 5:22 AM 94 2 Low 7:08 AM 1.8 8:35 PM Rise 7:39 PM 2 High 12:51 PM 4.6 2 Low 8:19 PM -0.6 Tu 3 High 2:55 AM 3.5 6:38 AM Set 6:26 AM 98 3 Low 7:59 AM 1.7 8:35 PM Rise 8:34 PM 3 High 1:42 PM 4.7 3 Low 9:04 PM -0.6 W 4 High 3:36 AM 3.5 6:38 AM Set 7:32 AM 99 4 Low 8:48 AM 1.5 8:35 PM Rise 9:23 PM 4 High 2:31 PM 4.6 4 Low 9:46 PM -0.5 Suwannee River EntranceTh 28 Low 3:05 AM 1.3 6:36 AM Set 1:52 AM 58 28 High 9:07 AM 3.4 8:36 PM Rise 3:22 PM 28 Low 4:33 PM 0.6 28 High 10:47 PM 2.6 F 29 Low 4:15 AM 1.6 6:36 AM Set 2:36 AM 69 29 High 10:07 AM 3.6 8:36 PM Rise 4:28 PM 29 Low 5:48 PM 0.2 Sa 30 High 12:11 AM 2.7 6:37 AM Set 3:25 AM 79 30 Low 5:25 AM 1.7 8:36 PM Rise 5:34 PM 30 High 11:07 AM 3.8 30 Low 6:52 PM -0.2 Su 1 High 1:19 AM 2.8 6:37 AM Set 4:21 AM 88 1 Low 6:29 AM 1.8 8:36 PM Rise 6:39 PM 1 High 12:04 PM 4 1 Low 7:47 PM -0.4 M 2 High 2:14 AM 3 6:37 AM Set 5:22 AM 94 2 Low 7:26 AM 1.7 8:36 PM Rise 7:40 PM 2 High 12:57 PM 4 2 Low 8:37 PM -0.6 Tu 3 High 3:01 AM 3.1 6:38 AM Set 6:27 AM 98 3 Low 8:17 AM 1.6 8:36 PM Rise 8:35 PM 3 High 1:48 PM 4.1 3 Low 9:22 PM -0.6 W 4 High 3:42 AM 3.1 6:38 AM Set 7:33 AM 99 4 Low 9:06 AM 1.4 8:36 PM Rise 9:24 PM 4 High 2:37 PM 4 4 Low 10:04 PM -0.5Withlacoochee River EntranceTh 28 Low 3:42 AM 1.3 6:35 AM Set 1:51 AM 58 28 High 9:08 AM 3.5 8:34 PM Rise 3:20 PM 28 Low 5:10 PM 0.6 28 High 10:48 PM 2.7 F 29 Low 4:52 AM 1.6 6:35 AM Set 2:35 AM 69 29 High 10:08 AM 3.7 8:34 PM Rise 4:26 PM 29 Low 6:25 PM 0.2 Sa 30 High 12:12 AM 2.8 6:36 AM Set 3:24 AM 79 30 Low 6:02 AM 1.7 8:34 PM Rise 5:32 PM 30 High 11:08 AM 3.9 30 Low 7:29 PM -0.2 Su 1 High 1:20 AM 2.9 6:36 AM Set 4:20 AM 88 1 Low 7:06 AM 1.8 8:34 PM Rise 6:37 PM 1 High 12:05 PM 4.1 1 Low 8:24 PM -0.4 M 2 High 2:15 AM 3.1 6:37 AM Set 5:21 AM 94 2 Low 8:03 AM 1.7 8:34 PM Rise 7:38 PM 2 High 12:58 PM 4.2 2 Low 9:14 PM -0.6 Tu 3 High 3:02 AM 3.2 6:37 AM Set 6:26 AM 98 3 Low 8:54 AM 1.6 8:34 PM Rise 8:33 PM 3 High 1:49 PM 4.3 3 Low 9:59 PM -0.6 W 4 High 3:43 AM 3.2 6:37 AM Set 7:32 AM 99 4 Low 9:43 AM 1.4 8:34 PM Rise 9:22 PM 4 High 2:38 PM 4.2 4 Low 10:41 PM -0.5 is week Last week Year agoSteers over 600 lbs 2% 2% 1% Steers under 600 lbs 42% 38%t 41% Heifers over 600 lbs 1% 2% 1% Heifers under 600 lbs 33% 31% 26% Feeder cows 4% 6% 1% Slaughter cows 13% 17% 25% Bulls 5% 4% 4%Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 1225-1585 1380 78.00-89.00 84.85 1600-1735 1650 81.00-88.50 85.83 Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 865-1180 1032 82.00-88.00 85.29 1230-1355 1312 85.00-89.00 87.32 Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 980-1190 1129 80.00-85.00 82.15 Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 1285-1455 1414 93.00-106.00 99.841465 1465 110 110.00 HD1505-2150 1789 105.00-110.00 106.52 1515-2370 2017 90.00-98.00 94.82 LD Feeder Steers and Bulls Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 215-245 224 285.00-295.00 290.73 270-295 283 260.00-275.00 266.44 305-345 322 195.00-227.50 212.14 355-375 367 185.00-198.00 190.38 405-445 424 172.00-182.00 177.59 460-490 475 154.00-160.00 157.47 505-535 522 150.00-157.00 154.33 550-560 552 155.00-163.00 159.51 605-620 613 147.00-149.00 147.99 Feeder Steers and Bulls Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 305-345 324 180.00-205.00 193.54 350-390 376 165.00-182.00 175.01 400-445 428 155.00-170.00 162.71 450-495 471 145.00-165.00 151.83 510-545 528 138.00-147.00 143.05 560-595 578 140.00-150.00 142.51 615-635 626 133.00-140.00 136.59 Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 200-210 205 195.00-200.00 197.56 305-345 318 167.00-198.00 183.46 355-395 375 165.00-175.00 171.03 405-445 426 155.00-168.00 159.5 460-485 475 148.00-155.00 151.29 500-545 526 145.00-151.00 147.84 555-585 565 144.00-149.00 145.75 Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 300-340 321 167.00-178.00 173.57 355-390 374 145.00-160.00 153.09 405-445 424 140.00-153.00 147.84 460-485 472 138.00-144.00 140.9 505-545 523 126.00-140.00 136 560-585 579 127.00-131.00 127.97 Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 925-1050 990 99.00-113.00 103.47 1115 1115 98 98 Cow Calf Pairs Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 950 950 875 875Florida Cattle Auctions Weekly SummaryBartow, FL Fri Jun 22, 2012 USDA-FL Dept of AG Market News At the Florida Livestock Auctions; Cattle receipts at 9 markets; Okeechobee, Lakeland, Webster, Ellisville, Arcadia, Ocala, Madison and Lake City, receipts totaled 5,414 compared to 7,155 last week, and 6,099 last year. According to the Florida Federal-State Livestock Market News Service: Compared to one week ago, slaughter cows 2.00 to 4.00 higher, bulls 1.00 to 3.00 higher, feeder steers mostly 1.00 to 3.00 lower, heifers 1.00 to 3.00 lower, replacement cows steady to 2.00 lower.continued on page 3B Weather Forecast http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/bronson/32621/daily-weather-forecast/332291

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The Levy County Journal 3BJune 28, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923to do is sign up and have her doctor fax a note con“ rming the treatment. Cleaning for a Reason will have a participating maid service in her zip code area arrange for the service. is organization serves the entire US and currently has 547 partners to help these women. It is our job to pass the word and let them know that there are people out there that care. Be a blessing to someone and pass this information along. http://www.cleaningforareason.org/. ank you … from the Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club.WILLISTONWilliston Lions Club Events e Williston Lions Club is located at 401 SE 6th Avenue in Williston where we have regular events throughout the week and month for all to participate. We are looking for new members and volunteers so if you want to help out the community and have something enjoyable to do, come and see us. Our meetings are held every month on the 2nd Tuesday of the month and guests are very welcome. We will be planning future events so your assistance in this matter is greatly appreciated. If you need to reach us by phone call 352-342-7525. ursdays: Bingo @ 7 p.m. We o er two Jackpots. If an attendee brings a friend, that attendee will get a free card. Saturdays: Farmers Market and Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Williston City Council Meetings e Williston City Council meets at City Hall on the “ rst Tuesday after the “ rst Monday of each month and again in two weeks on Tuesday after the “ rst one at 7 p.m. in the Williston City Council Room. City Hall is at 50 NW Main Street, Williston, 352/528-3060. Williston Independence Day Celebration July 3On Tuesday July 3, 2012, Williston will celebrate Independence Day in hometown style. e annual parade will begin at 5:00 p.m. e parade theme is Made In America.Ž is year we are honoring Mimi Hale as our Grand Marshall with appreciation for serving our community so many years. Following the parade, the gates at the Horsemans Park will open at 6:00 p.m. with the opening ceremony beginning at 7:00 p.m. ere is no admission fee to this event. A $2.00 donation will be accepted for our JROTC parking attendants. ere will be food, rides for the children, booths, and musical entertainment from local performers such as Javier Hernandez, and the main attraction Shane Wooten BandŽ. Please remember to bring your lawn chairs or blankets. No coolors or pets will be allowed through the gates. e evening will end with a fabulous “ reworks display at sundown (about 9:30 p.m.) Anyone interested in participating in the parade or have any questions in general, contact, Cyndie McQuaig at City Hall (528-3060). e deadline for parade entries is ursday June 28, 2012 at NOON. Anyone interested in having a booth at the “ eld, contact Mary Kline at e Chamber of Commerce (528-5552).AARP Chapter 92 Political Forum July 14AARP Chapter 912 is sponsoring a Political Forum for Levy County-wide candidates on Sat., 7/14/12, in the Williston Community Center located in Williston City Hall building. Voter registration will be available on site.CHIEFLANDEnrollment Open House at CF Levy Center June 28 e College of Central Florida Levy Center will o er an Enrollment Open House on ursday, June 28, and will waive the $30 application fee for all students who start an online application during the event. e open house will be held from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the CF Levy Center, 114 Rodgers Blvd. in Chie” and. e Enrollment Open House is for prospective students who plan to attend or are cons idering attending any campus at the College of Central Florida. Students and parents will have an opportunity to meet with the experts from admissions, “ nancial aid and advisement. Individuals who attend will learn how to apply, submit transcripts and other admission details; talk to a “ nancial aid advisor about grants, scholarships, loans and other types of aid; tips for completing a scholarship application; tips for taking entrance tests; and about student life opportunities. Individuals will also receive information about CF academic programs including four-year degrees and tips for transferring to a four-year university after CF. To learn more about the open house, call the Levy Center at 352-493-9533. To learn more about CF, visit www.CF.edu. Chie” and City Council Meeting on July 9 e Chie” and City Council meets at City Hall on Mondays with the next meeting being July 9 at 6 p.m. at City Hall. Upcoming: Chie” and Planning Board to meet July 12 at 6:30 p.m. City Hall is located at 214 E. Park Avenue, Chie” and, 352/493-6711.Around the Nature Coast Summertime Is the Time to Give Blood e next time you climb into your car in the afternoon and the seats and the steering wheel are just slightly cooler than a fully-“ red charcoal grill, think of it as a reminder that its a good time to donate blood. Summer, when school is out and families hit the road for vacations, is a time when donors are in short supply, but the need for blood is as strong as ever. If its been a while since you donated, theres no better time than now. In about the time it would take to shop for groceries for a week or knock out a crossword puzzle a blood donor can save a life. Donors must be 17 or older, or 16 with parental consent, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good health. A photo ID is also required. Donors get cookies and a cool T-shirt. Roll up your sleeve this summer. LifeSouth really needs your help. Please join us at the following community blood drives and look for the Bloodmobile at: June 27 … Cross City Foodland in Evans Square from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.CANCELLED Skills Gap Forums in Marion & Citrus Counties CANCELLEDDue to the likelihood of TS Debby moving through the area during the time of our Skills Gap Forums, all Forums are cancelled for June 28 and 29. For more information, call 291-9559 or 800-434-JOBS, ext. 1234. Updates will also be posted on Workforce Connections website, www.clmworkforce.com, as well as via Twitter @ WorkforceCLM and on Facebook at http://www.facebook. com/pages/Workforce-Connection-Citrus-Levy-andMarion-Counties/North Central Florida Tea Party Political Rally June 30A coalition of Tea Party, 912 and Conservative grassroots organizations in the North Florida region will be hosting an Old Fashioned Political RallyŽ on June 30 from 11:00 a.m. until approximately 3:00 p.m. at Downtown Olustee Park, 173 NE Hernando Ave. in Lake City. Featured are Republican candidates seeking US Senate and House District 3 seats. Con“ rmed at this time are Deon Long, Colonel Mike McCalister for Senate; and House candidates Cli Stearns, Steve Oelrich, Ted Yoho and James Jett. Candidates from the Democratic Party, No Party A liation and Write-Ins are invited to host a booth and be on hand to discuss in person their platform and concerns with Rally attendees. Local candidates seeking o ce in the State Legislature and County Seats have been invited to attend also. Loren Steel will sing the National Anthem and Im Proud to be an AmericaŽ and Harry McKay will perform Give Me Liberty or Give Me DeathŽ at intermission. A straw poll ballot will be taken. It is our hope that this will be the “ rst of many joint ventures with out neighboring counties as we work together to restore constitutional limitations on the federal government and restore “ scal sanity to what has become an out of touch Congress, addicted to debt.Ž Judy acker, event coordinator.Levy County BoCC July 3 e Levy County Board of County Commissioners will meet on Tues. July 3 at 9 a.m. in the meeting room of the courthouse located at 355 S. Court Street in Bronson.Horseshoe Beach Fireworks Show July 6It was said that Horseshoes “ reworks show was one of the best around last year and we are getting ready now for the 2012 show. Vendors can set up free so get your plans together and call Dennis Buckley for information and reservations at 352/489-5986. Horseshoe Beachs 2nd Annual Community Fireworks Show will be held on Friday July 6 with lots of family fun, fresh seafood, great BBQ, food vendors and much more. It will be held at Fireworks Island, just across the road from the Horseshoe Beach Cafe. Come out and come early to get a good spot to make a day of it. Show is managed by Dennis Buckley, Day Cherry, John Cherry and Panama Paul.Nature Coast Business Dev. Council Meeting July 12 e Nature Coast Business Development Council will conduct its regular monthly meeting 9:00 a.m. urs. July 12, 2012 at Workforce Connections Levy Resource Center, 109 NW 3rd Ave., Chie” and. e board will discuss the continuing e orts to streamline the process of handling business inquiries, permitting and other related tasks. e Executive Director will also provide an economic impact of Tropical Storm Debby. Anyone wishing to speak at the meeting can contact the Executive Director to be placed on the agenda. (352) 4936797 or email director@naturecoast.orgSVP Summer Youth Production in Rehearsal Starting July 13Suwannee Valley Players announce the start-up rehearsals for the Summer Youth Production of C.S. Lewis classic  e Lion, e Witch, and the Wardrobe. is production brings to life on stage the tale of Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy, who in a summer visit to the country “ nd themselves in a battle of good verses evil in the fantasy world of Narnia. e players would like to encourage everyone to save the dateŽ of July 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, or 22 to be sure you dont miss this classic brought to you by the youth of the tri-county area. Advance tickets will be on sale the week of June 25 and will be available from Curves of Chie” and. Ticket prices are $10 General Admission; $8 Seniors, Military personnel, and students; $5 under 12.Levy County Republicans’ Monthly Meeting July 16 e Levy County Republican Executive Committee meets monthly on the 3rd Monday at Bronson Restaurant. Come join us starting with food and fellowship at 6:30 p.m. followed by our meeting at 7 p.m. Come hear the current Republican leaders and candidates tell their stories, issues, solutions and more. Find us on Facebook and our website www.levyrepublicans. com for activities, contact info and so much more. Do You Have Questions About Medicare?Do you have questions about your options for Medicare, Medicare/Medicaid, Disability, Supplemental Insurance, Part D Prescription Drug Plans, Low Income Programs or Medicare Billings? If you do, come see SHINE, a volunteer program with the Florida Department of Elder A airs, for one-on-one counseling. SHINE provides free, unbiased and con“ dential assistance. If you cannot come to a site call the Elder Helpline at 1-800-262-2243 to be referred to a SHINE Volunteer near you. SHINE will be at: Levy County Bronson Public Library -Tues, July 3; 1:30-3:30 p.m. SITE DATE CHANGE Williston Public Library Wed, July 11; 10:00 a.m.-Noon SITE DATE CHANGE Chie” and Senior Ctr. Wed, July 18; 1:30-3:30 p.m. Gilchrist County Fourth Wed./month: (Trenton) Gilchrist County Public Library from 10 a.m. to Noon. Dixie County Fourth Wed./month: (Cross City) Dixie County Public Library from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Sharky & Shelley Roberts Poler Run Fundraiser Sept. 1In memoriam of the tragic and fatal accident that took Sharky and Shelly Roberts there will be a fundraiser Poker Run on Sat. Sept. 1 to continue helping the children they left behind. e Run Ticket cost includes food or as an additional donation. Ra e tickets will be for sale. Music will be provided by Firecreek starting at 7 p.m. Registration begins at AmVets Post 444 at 9:30 a.m. with KSU at 10:30, 13751 NE 52 Place, Williston. Stops will include: AmVets Post 88, Bronson; AmVets Post 422, Chie” and; AmVets Post 447, Inglis; Willards; Sunray Saloon; and return to Amvets 444. For more info: call Jack Mills 352/558-4440, Vickie Maloney 352/339-3398 or visit the website at: www. sharkyandshelleyrobertspokerrun.com Community Calendar continued from page 2B continued on page 5B HELP WANTED HOSPICE OF CITRUS COUNTY Herry’s Caf Thrift Shoppe Coordinator Chie and Thrift ShoppeProvides food and beverage services to patrons in a friendly, ef cient, and professional manner. Prepares and cooks food products; maintains the quality, presentation, professional attitude, and sanitation of the kitchen. Must have previous food prep/restaurant exp. ServSafe Cert preferred. Must be available to work weekends. Job Summary and Application: www.hospiceofthenaturecoast.org DFWP/EOE Homeward Bound in concert at Family Bible Chapel July 1Family Bible Chapel on Highway 19 in Chie” and will host a concert by Homeward Bound on Sunday, July 1, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. is grass roots Southern Gospel music ensemble features local artists performing a heart-warming selection of traditional tunes. Everyone is invited to join the patriotic celebration of our national and spiritual freedom. After the concert, hamburgers and hot dogs will be served during an indoor picnic. ere is no charge for this event; however, an o ering will be received for Homeward Bound.

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The Levy County Journal4BJune 28, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 GERALDINE PARKERMay 23, 1938 … June 18, 2012 Geraldine Parker passed away June 18, 2012 in Chie” and, Florida at the age of 74. She was born on May 23, 1938 in Jacksonville, Fl. She moved to this area in 1980 from Clearwater. She worked as a Store Clerk for Circle K. She was of the Christian faith and loved to “ sh, paint and write poems in her spare time. Geraldine was preceded in death by her brothers; Donald and Leslie Weatherford, her sister Francis Gunter and her daughter; Elaine Parker. She leaves behind her daughter Joy Bicchieri; her brother; John Weatherford (Becky); and many nieces and nephews. Arrangements are under the care of Knau Funeral Home in Chie” and, Fla.. On line condolences can be left at www. knau funeralhomes.com
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The Levy County Journal 5BJune 28, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Obituaries continued from page 4B continued on page 7B Across Down1. Hot drink 5. Large grassy South American plain 10. Dang!Ž 14. Long, long time 15. Architectural projection 16. 100 cents 17. King or queen, e.g. 18. Gave a “ g 19. Execs note 20. Communities within a town 23. Costa del ___ 24. Parenthesis, essentially 25. Senior petty o cer responsible for discipline (3 wds, hyphenated) 32. ___ and cheese 33. Hokkaido native 34. Flock 36. Biscotti ” avoring 39. Dear oldŽ guy 40. Gawk 41. Assign to, as blame 42. Film crew member 44. Bon ___ 45. Position of advisor 49. Cashew, e.g. 50. Look here!Ž 51. at measured in joules (2 wds) 58. Basil, e.g. 59. .01 of rupee 60. Big laugh 62. Whats gotten ___ you?Ž 63. Cast out 64. Eye 65. Charons river 66. Eastern wrap 67. Some deer Crossword Puzzle1. Neon, e.g. 2. Curb, with inŽ 3. Exude 4. Rock similar to granite 5. Spiral-shaped cavity of the inner ear 6. Kuwaiti, e.g. 7. Catalan painter Joan 8. Equal 9. Behind the times (2 wds) 10. Believer in social equality 11. Felt bad about 12. Kind of dealer 13. ___ bad!Ž 21. Caught 22. Certain exams 25. Bouncing o the walls 26. Kind of group, in chemistry 27. Chain of hills 28. Tangle 29. Part of a TV feed 30. Algonquian tribe member 31. Razor sharpener 32. Accident 35. Are we there ___?Ž 37. Resonating chamber in a musical instrument 38. Boredom 43. Turn palm downwards 46. Stirrup-shaped bone in the middle ear 47. ___ CriedŽ (1962 hit) 48. Profound fear 51. Cost of living? 52. A ectedly creative 53. Head-hunter of NE India 54. Ticket info, maybe 55. ___ quam videriŽ (North Carolinas motto) 56. Energetic (hyphenated) 57. Its motto is Lux et veritasŽ 58. ___ Masters Voice, music trademark 61. ___ gestae (law) BRONSON SELF STORAGE500 Commerce St., Bronson, FL 32621352-486-2121 Cameras, NEW Lighting & 24/7 AccessOUTDOOR STORAGE$25.00 and up5x10 units $1.00 1st month10x20 units $5.00 1st monthapplies to new customers only expires on 8/31/12 e answers for this weeks crossword puzzle will appear in next weeks issue. Community Calendar continued from page 3B Political Rally & Cake Auction at VFW Post 5625 July 20VFW Post 5625 and their Ladies Auxiliary cordially invite you to prticipate in a Political Rally at our post home on Fri. July 20 at the post home at 1104 South Main St. (US 19 South) in Chie” and. Each candidate will be allowed 3 minutes to speak. We will commence with the National and State candidates and conclude with local candidates. Dinner will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Country Fried Steak w/sides for a donation. At 7 p.m. will be the Political Forum moderated by the Democratic and Republican Committee. Immediately following the presentations by the Candidates, the Ladies Auxiliary will hold a cake auction to bene“ t local veterans projects. e Auctioneer will be Levy County Commissioner, Chad Johnson. Banana Cream Pie & Lemon Meringue Pie Karen DeVette; Sour Cream Pound Cake Sharon Bolton; Cherry Crown Cake & German Chocolate Cake Linda Hingson; Carrot Cake Betsey Barber; Chocolate Mint Cake Roz Boudreau; Coconut Cake Dorothy ompson; Boston Cream Cake Sue Artwich. Please contact Linda Hingson at; 352/493-1847 or email lsing@bellsouth.net with questions and to RSVP. e Public is invited to all eventsSuwannee Valley Players Second Golden Gravel Awards Night July 28 e Suwannee Valley Players recently announced July 28, 2012 for their 2nd Golden Gravel Awards night. is gala event was established as a way to celebrate the completion of another year of quality live performances for the tri-county area. e public is invited to share in the celebration with dinner and entertainment at 7 p.m. on July 28th. Tickets are $10 and will be going on sale the week of June 22 and available at our box o ce and our community ticket outlet, Curves of Chie” and. Save the date so you can join in the fun and festivities as SVP celebrates the completion of their 29th season. and Mary Jane Perryman Doke; her husband, Edwin Crosby; and two sisters, Joyce Halbrock and Lottie Moore. She is survived by two sisters, Edna Smith of Mississippi and Dorothy (J.T.) Beck of Trenton, and several loving and wonderful nieces and nephews. Funeral Services were held on Friday, June 22, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel at Watson Funeral Home with Pastor Eddie Hatch o ciating. Interment followed at Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Arrangements were placed under the care of Watson Funeral Home, 426 W. Wade Street, Trenton, FL. 32693 (352) 4638888. Online condolences may be sent through our website at www. watsonfhtrenton.comDIANE VANOSDOLJanuary 17, 1952 … June 20, 2012 Mrs. Diane Vanosdol passed away at her home in Cross City, Florida, Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at the age of 60. Mrs. Vanosdol was born in Hatchbend, Florida on January 17, 1952 to Aurthur and Mildred Willis. She moved to Cross City from Mayo in 1970. She was a homemaker and a mother who worked in the Dixie County School System as a substitute teacher. She enjoyed crafts, playing the piano and keyboard. She loved music. She attended the Lighthouse Word Church in Chie” and. Mrs. Vanosdol is survived by her husband, Jesse Vanoldol of Cross City; sons, Daniel (Raquel) Vanosdol of Cross City and Robbie Vanosdol of Cross City; daughter, Patricia (Joseph) Locke of Fanning Springs; mother, Mildred Willis of Mayo; brothers, Kenneth Willis of Live Oak and Danny Willis of Mayo; sister, Myrtle Land of Mayo; and three grandchildren. A visitation was held Friday, June 22, 2012 at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Carrol Kerns and Rev. Sammy Corbin o ciating. Interment followed at Cross City Cemetery. Arrangements have been placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352/498-5400.WILLIE GENE ODLUNDApril 3, 1926 … June 20, 2012 Mrs. Willie Gene Odlund passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at her home in Old Town, Florida at the age of 86. Mrs. Odlund was born in Cross City on April 3, 1926 to William and Kathryn Cottrell. She served one term as the Supervisor of Elections (Supervisor of Registration) for Dixie County. She managed a “ sh camp on Odlunds Island and became assistant mail carrier for the Old Town and Suwannee area. She also found time to help her husband, Oscar, with new construction clean up. She worked with Oscar for many years with the Dixie and Suwannee River Shrine Club raising funds for Shriners crippled children. As an avid gardener, she took special care of her plants and ” owers. She enjoyed watching the shapes of clouds, followed local and national politics, fed the wildlife in her backyard, and was always there to lend a helping hand. She was an excellent cook, providing food for those in need at times of illness. Everyone loved eating her baked goods from her secret recipes. She was a family historian and a person that was easy to talk to enjoying keeping up with the local gossip.Ž She was a member of the Old Town First United Methodist Church, a true Christian who loved her church. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a loving mother and grandmother and a real southern lady, sweet as sugar. Mrs. Odlund was preceded in death by her “ rst husband Fred Sparrow; her parents; and her second husband of 44 years, Oscar Odlund, the love of her life. She is survived by her daughter Catherine Sparrow Robinson of Tallahassee and granddaughter, Jessica (Austen) Showalter of Tallahassee along with family and friends. A visitation was held Friday, June 22, 2012 at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Old Town United Methodist Church. Interment followed at Old Town Cemetery. Arrangements have been placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352/498-5400.JAMES CARROLL LEWISJanuary 27, 1935 … June 21, 2012 James Carroll Lewis of Chie” and, Florida passed away on June 21, 2012 at Haven Hospice surrounded by his family at the age of 77. He was born on January 27, 1935 in Williston, Florida to James C. and Ruth Lewis. He has lived all of his life in Levy County. He was a graduate from Williston High School. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of Hardeetown Baptist Church of Chie” and. He served in the United States Army. He worked as a part time farmer throughout his life. He worked as a campus police o cer for the University of Florida. He was a valued employee of Knau Funeral Home for over 50 years. He also worked the Bronson and Inverness Race Tracks for many years. He enjoyed “ shing, hunting, golf, traveling, “ nding gemstones, going to the races, and especially spending time with family and friends. Mr. Lewis is survived by his wife of 31 years and 11 months Pat Lewis; daughters Janice Lewis and Stephanie Curl (Chad); sister Martha Tanner (Donald); six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation was held on Sunday, June 24, 2012 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Knau Funeral Home-Chie” and. Graveside services were held on Monday, June 25, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Orange Hill Cemetery. e family asks that in lieu of ” owers donations be made to Haven Hospice 311 NE 9th Street Chie” and, FL 32626. Arrangements are under the care of Knau Funeral HomeChie” and. Online condolences can be left at www.knau funeralhomes. com.Levy County 4th of July CelebrationsTown of Bronson 4th of July FestWed. July 4, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Bring the whole family to the Bronson Sports Complex for music and dancing, horseshoe pitching, pickup softball, kick ball, 50/50 ra e, face painting, kids games, food, crafts and a local farmers market. Come hang out with us and get acquainted with your community. For more info or an application: 352/486-2354 or 486-1838 City of Williston Independence Day Festival & FireworksOn Tues. July 3, 2012 starting at 5 p.m. with a parade down Main Street. At 6 p.m. Horsemans Park opens with carnival food, live entertainment with Shane Wooten Bank. Opening ceremonies are at 7 p.m. with “ reworks later. Bring a lawn chair or blanket, bug spray and a patriotic attitude.July 4th Steinhatchee Style e festival begins with a Mullet Toss at 6 p.m. and plenty of food Served by local non-pro“ ts. e bridge closes at 8 p.m. e show begins at dusk.2nd Annual Fireworks in Horseshoe Beach Friday July 6Family fun for everyone, vendors, food/seafood and over an hour of Fireworks over the water from Fireworks Island. For more info call Dennis Buckley at 352/498-5986.Fireworks in the Town of Suwannee Sat. July 7Day-long street festival followed by the Annual Independence Day Golf Cart Parade. Vendors will be set up at 11 a.m. Parade starts at 5 p.m. Fireworks begin at dark. Central Florida Employment Council Job FairWhat: President's Job Fair Why: To help empower and equip job seekers in Central Florida! Over 65 employers and job seeker resources at this event. Time: 12:00 4:00 PM Date: July 11, 2012 Where: Central Florida Fair Expo Park, 4603 W Colonial Dr., Orlando, FL 32808Hosted by: Central Florida Employment Council, a division of Christian HELP Who: Free admission & parking for jobseekers. Dress professionally. Children will not be admitted due to the nature of this event. Job Seekers Register: Online at www.CFEC.org If you are looking for a job, then the Central Florida Employment Council, a division of Christian HELP, would like to invite you to Central Florida's Job Fair which will be held on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 from 12:004:00 PM located at Central Florida Fair Expo Park, 4603 W Colonial Drive, Orlando where you will “ nd over 60 companies o ering hundreds of upper, mid, and entry level career openings in all types of Central Florida Industries; as well as job seeker and educational resources! Job fairs give you face to face contact with companies who are hiring. ey are a great way for Job Seekers to network with key people in the local employment community. You never know who you will meet and how soon it will lead to employment. Open to all Central Florida Job Seekers. Professional Interview attire is required; bring some resumes; free admission and parking; and no children please. To ensure the quickest entry, pre-register as a job seeker today by visiting Central Florida Employment Council at www.CFEC.org. For questions please call Christian HELP at 407-834-4022.

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The Levy County Journal6BJune 28, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Town of Bronson Council Meeting April 30, 2012Dogan S. Cobb Municipal Building 660 E. Hathaway Ave, Bronson FLMayor: Call Meeting to Order Prayer: Pledge of Allegiance: Roll Call: Present: Franklin Schuler, Beatrice Roberts, Aaron Edmondson, Berlon Weeks, Jason Kennedy, Public Works Director Jimmy Dunford, Fire Chief Je DiMaggio, Building O cial Robert Ni enegger, Deputy Clerk Susie Robinson, and Clerk Kelli Brettel. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: April 16,2012 Mayor Beatrice Roberts welcomed everyone and started the meeting o by asking for a motion to approve the minutes from April 16,2012. Vice Mayor Schuler moved to approve the minutes with a second from Councilman Jason Kennedy. Motion approved unanimously. NEW BUSINESS: Mr. Terry Kite auditor with Purvis, Gray & Company presented the FYE 2011 audit. He started o discussing some of the new changes in how they are to report for this year. One of the changes was the reclassi“ cation of the fund balance account in the general fund. He also touched on the accounting estimates in the “ xed asset accounts and depreciation. He said that it was a good audit and the “ rm has given an unquali“ ed opinion for FYE 2011. He pointed out the management and analysis report written by sta which is a good over view of the year. Mr. Kite then directed the Council's attention to the "change in net assets" totals emphasizing the proprietary fund had a loss of $146,000 and a net total loss in both funds of roughly ($109,000). ese “ gures are including depreciation. He said the loss in the water and sewer fund is roughly all depreciation. He pointed out again that in the water and sewer fund the Town is not recovering its full costs, and rates should be addressed very soon. Mr. Kite went on to say that the Town operated within budget. He then reviewed the Capital Asset section of the audit which showed very little change in the general fund, and the only change in the proprietary fund was depreciation. Mr. Kite then discussed the few “ ndings in the audit. First being the separation of duties which is common to small organizations. e second being the need for prior approval on overtime worked. He then pointed out the “ rms recommendations. e “ rst he discussed was the need to take an inventory of the tangible property at year end. e second was the reconciliation of water deposits and the third was developing written policies and procedures. Lastly was the increase in utility rates which he had already discussed. Mr. Kite said that sta is doing an overall good job. Mr. Kite said he would be happy to answer any questions. ere were none. Clerk Brettel asked if Council was comfortable with the audit she would like to get a motion to accept. Councilman Jason Kennedy made a motion to accept the “ nancial statements and independent auditors report as presented. Councilman Berlon Weeks seconded his motion. Motion passed unanimously. Clerk Brettel presented the renewal from Blue Cross Blue Shield regarding health insurance. She also presented a long awaited quote from the Florida Municipal Insurance Trust through United Health Care. She is recommending the low deductible plan through United Health Care with dental and vision package. She also presented a cost analysis comparing the two plans. Clerk Brettel went on to say that if we stayed with the Blue Cross Blue Shield Plan and the MERP plan the overall cost to the Town would be $73,000. e United Health Care plan including the dental and vision package the savings would be roughly $10,61 I after some discussion regarding deductibles, and co-pays Vice Mayor Schuler made a motion to move over to United Health Care. Councilman Aaron Edmondson seconded his motion. Motion passed unanimously. OLD BUSINESS: Response letter from Mr. Tim Miller and Memo from Mr. Bob Ni enegger Bronson building o cial. Mayor Roberts looked to see if Mr. Miller was in the audience which he was not. Councilman Weeks wanted to address and respond to this issue. Councilman Weeks says he watches people play the lottery all the time and said that it is no di erent to what Mr. Miller is proposing to do with sweepstakes in the internet cafe. Councilman Weeks asked Attorney Warm if it was possible if he could rescind his vote on the Ordinance that was passed in an earlier meeting on this issue. Attorney Warm said he could not rescind his vote he could move to repeal the Ordinance. Councilman Weeks said he didnt feel the city has the right to stop someone from doing business. After some discussion between Councilman Edmondson and Councilman Weeks, Attorney Warm asked the Clerk to read his letter responding to Mr. Miller asking for clari“ cation of the term sweepstakesŽ so the Council could have a better understanding of how he will be operating. Attorney Warm wanted to make sure that it wasnt just a promotional device. Councilman Kennedy asked if Mr. Miller has ever attended a meeting to discuss this issue, which he had not. Councilman Weeks asked if a letter could be written to invite him to a meeting to discuss this issue. Councilman Kennedy said that this was being discussed well before he presented his idea. Clerk Brettel assured Council that no way did sta interfere with him as he stated in his letter she pointed out by referencing Mr. Bobs memo in his “ le they had met regarding this issue but at the time the Council had already had moved it through its “ rst reading. She felt Mr. Miller was not pleased because he wasnt getting the answers he wanted. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: Mr. Bill Brown wanted to address the Council and tell them about what is going on with the Childrens Table. He let them know that they have recently moved into the Town and just last week distributed 29,000 lbs of food. Mr. Brown talked about the past years accomplishments and all the communities that they serve. Mr. Brown said the real reason he came to tonights meeting was the Mayor promised she would sing Happy Birthday to him he is 83 years old. Mayor Roberts ful“ lled her promise and everyone sang Mr. Brown happy birthday. Ms. Gloria Rydrewski 485 Virginia Street not present Ms. Dorothy McKenzie McKenzies 4 Corners hours of operation not present Mrs. Libby Barr addressed the Council regarding the family owned property next to the park. She said that she once again wanted to give the Council an option to purchase the property before they move further with a possible buyer. Her and her family would much rather have the Town purchase the property. Mrs. Barr has also included the 3 or so acres that are owned by Mr. Dogan Cobb for the Councils consideration. Mrs. Barr said the families are o ering the land for $4,500 per acre. Councilman Edmondson asked if she knew what the taxable value of the property was. Mrs. Barr thought it was somewhere around $30,000.00. Councilman Edmondson said it was worth looking into but wanted to get an appraisal “ rst. Councilman Kennedy asked about access. Someone from the audience asked what the potential buyer was going to do with the property and Mrs. Barr said she thought they were looking at building apartments. Council directed Clerk Brettel to get three quotes for appraisals. Ms. Dorothy McKenzie apologized for being late and wanted to see if the Council will grant her by ordinance the permission to stay open until 2:00 am on Friday, Saturday and holidays. She feels by her staying open it will keep people o the roads. She said currently after she closes her patrons are driving to Fanning Springs in Gilchrist County to the bar that is open until 2:00 am. After some further discussion Council wanted to think on the issue a little further and address on May 21, 2012. BRONSON YOUTH LEAGUE: Nothing to report PUBLIC UTILITIES: Public Works Director Jimmy Dunford had nothing to report SEWER COMMITTEE: Councilman Weeks asked permission to allow David Stone to be a part of the Infrastructure Committee. Council had no problem with him participating. Mr. Charlie Kennedy addressed the Council regarding the Bronson Youth League and said he will have information regarding his proposal at next meeting. ATTORNEY REPORT: Nothing to report FIRE DEPARTMENT: Chief Knowles did come and have a discussion with the department. Je asked if a workshop can take place to discuss the “ re department consolidation presentation from the Levy County on June 4th at 6:00 pm. Council agreed that would be “ ne. CLERK REPORT: Clerk Brettel asked for an approval to purchase “ reworks for July 4th. She was asking for a minimum of $3,500.00. Kelli also said that she would like to open it up to some vendors to make it an all day event. Motion to allow by Councilman Berlon Weeks, and seconded by Councilman Jason Kennedy. Motion approved unanimously. She then asked permission to attend the FACC Summer Conference and Academy. Motion to allow was made by Councilman Weeks and a second from Councilman Edmondson. Motion passed unanimously. COUNCIL REPORT: Councilman Aaron Edmondson had nothing to report Councilman Berlon Weeks asked when we stopped allowing dogs in the park. Public Works Director Jimmy Dunford said it has been a rule ever since he has been employed. Councilman Weeks was not aware of any such rule. e following exact dialog is written per the request of Councilman Berlon Weeks. Vice Mayor Franklin Schuler: has some concerns regarding how Berlon you can go around and tell citizens lies about what weve decided and we havent even decided nothing about what we are suppose to charge to hook up to the sewer.Ž Berlon Weeks: Well Franklin I believe before you call it a lie maybe you should ask these people what I told you. Franklin Schuler: No I alreadyŽ Berlon Weeks: No you dont know nothing Mr. Schuler I told them they were tentative rates Mayor Beatrice Roberts: Do I need to move?Ž Berlon Weeks: Yeah you probably do I told them they were tentative rates on the sewer system now your calling me a liar for a second time Mr. Schuler.Ž Franklin Schuler: Yeah Im calling you a liar for a second time. If I have to call you a liar the third time I will call you another liar. Berlon Weeks: ReallyŽ Franklin Schuler: ŽYeah I sure willŽ Berlon Weeks: Mr. Schuler dont make me get into the middle of this in the middle of this meeting. Im going to tell you something right now I went to these people because they deserve to knowŽ Franklin Schuler  ey dont deserve to know nothing before we decided Berlon do they?Ž Berlon Weeks: Yeah I think they doŽ Franklin Schuler NoŽ Teresa Adams I think we deserve to know that thereŽ Franklin Schuler  ere is talkŽ Teresa Adams sewer coming in and we need to beŽ Berlon Weeks Did I tell you they were set in stone Teresa?Ž Teresa Adams Absolutely notŽ Berlon Weeks:  ank You tentative and if you want to get involved in the discussion then you need to show up to the meeting. ats why all these people are here Mr. Schuler.Ž Franklin Schuler: No No Im not coming to the meetings you were there. What am I coming to the meetings for.Ž Berlon Weeks: never mindŽ Franklin Schuler: You cant call out “ gures that we havent even decided on.Ž Berlon Weeks: So you just called me a liar saying that I stated something I did not state Franklin Schuler everyone of these people sat in this commission meeting when we were having this ah Chamber of Commerce meeting. Franklin Schuler: Okay you didnt tell the people that but what did you tell David Stone? at he was going to have to hook up for $3500.00.Ž Berlon Weeks: No Sir No Sir I told him the tentative rate was going to be $3,500.00 per ERC.Ž Franklin Schuler: You are a straight up liar BerlonŽ Berlon Weeks: Franklin Schuler lets go!Ž Franklin Schuler: Go where? Go where?Ž Berlon Weeks: Outside in the parking lot since you want to call me a liar.Ž Larry Strong: Hey, Hey this is about the Town and its people.Ž Berlon Weeks: No sir its not its about that its about Franklin and his attitude with the whole damn shut up. Do what your going to do Franklin call me a liar you old bastard.Ž Larry Strong:  is doesnt make sinceŽ Franklin Schuler: Yeah you isŽ Berlon Weeks: Let me tell you something I do nothing but try to do good for the people of this community. What do you do Franklin?Ž Franklin Schuler: I dont do nothingŽ Berlon Weeks: Take trips?Ž Franklin Schuler: I dont do nothingŽ Berlon Weeks: Uh Take tripsŽ Franklin Schuler: You take tripsŽ Berlon Weeks: What you gonnaŽ Franklin Schuler: You! Dont take trips Berlon?Ž Berlon Weeks: Im done with this you know what, my letter will be in the mail Monday yall can keep,Ž Mayor Roberts: OKAY ... !Ž Robbie Cooper: Mayor can 1 say something for a second. 1 was at the meeting and Berlon didnt say anything he said this was a possibility. 1 was there a lot of these other people to say were there. 1 am going to stick up for him he didnt say anything he said they could change they could go up down they were all there too.Ž Lacie Cooper:  We were there,Ž Robbie Cooper: I dont think you should have called him a liar. Im the Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce and he got some other council that are on there too. We were here we read it Je Hardison wrote the article he is right here if you want to ask him Berlon never said anything was set in stone its just a possibility and you all need to get involved, I have a business here a lot of us have businesses here yeah if does e ect me, Teresa was here too. Whatever. I dont want to pay $7,500 $8,500 dollar he did say. He said if we got another grant or some other stu perhaps if wouldnt happen. So I dont think you should have called him out like that. Because I dont know whats happened before and you all have some heat obviously from other situations,Ž Franklin Schuler: No there aint no other situation, Its just he is telling a lie.Ž Robbie Cooper: He isnt telling a lie, he didnt say they were set in stone.Ž Franklin Schuler: But listen OkayŽ Robbie Cooper:  ats all I was hying to say. 1 was sitting in here.Ž Franklin Schuler: He said he didnt tell David Stone that, but didnt he Susie, didnt he Kelli?Ž Robbie Cooper: He might have said something to David but I was at the Chamber meeting sitting in your chair and he talked in front of us and said it was a possibility is all he said.Ž Franklin Schuler: no possibility if he didnt have any numbers.Ž Aaron Edmondson: Can I say something the sewer rates are based on the amount of water you use. e reason if Mr. Beck dont mind, the reason Mr. Beack bill is high is because he has a restaurant and a restaurant uses more water than your garage. Its not a ” at rate its based on how much water you use. Councilman Weeks had returned to the meeting. Vice Mayor Schuler also asked the business owners that were present if Councilman Weeks told them to go and register at the Supervisor of Elections O ce using their business address, Mr, Robbie Cooper said yes he did because the people of Chie” and had done it and it was legal. Councilman Weeks again defended his actions. Councilman Edmondson said that he had not heard that but was not pleased with Councilman Weeks because he felt it was to get people o the Council. Mayor Roberts got disgusted with this arguing and pointed out to everyone that earlier tonight they just heard from the Towns auditing “ rm that if the rates were not addressed the Towns proprietary fund was going to keep getting further and further in the hole and if we cant show that we can pay the loan portion of the grant back to USDA then we should just stop now. Mrs. Natalie omas then stood up for Vice Mayor Schuler because she said David Stone told her that Councilman Weeks stopped at his house and said it was going to cost $3,500 dollars to connect. With discussions calming down, Mayor Roberts moved on to the next item on the agenda. Councilman Jason Kennedy said he will be submitting a letter to resign, but did want to include in the letter the right to rescind his resignation if he is not successful in getting elected to the County Commission. He wanted the Council to make a motion to allow. Attorney Warm explained to him that he needs to submit the letter “ rst because right now they cant take any action without a letter. He then asked about the trailer being moved back from the road on Councilman Weeks corner because he was a paying advertiser. He wanted to know if we were going to be consistent with the enforcement of the ordinance through town. Clerk Brettel said that yes both Mr. Bob and Jimmy have gone through town and letters are going out on all illegal signage. Mayor Beatrice Roberts had nothing to report REVIEW & PAY BILLS Mayor Beatrice Roberts asked for a motion to pay the bills Councilman Weeks made a motion to approve with a second from Vice Mayor Schuler. Motion passed unanimously. ADJOURN: With nothing more to discuss Mayor Roberts adjourned the meeting at 8:48 p.m. Minutes Approved: Beatrice Roberts, Mayor Kelli Brettel, Town Clerk

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The Levy County Journal 7BJune 28, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Town of Bronson Council Meeting May 21,2012Dogan S. Cobb Municipal Building 660 E. Hathaway Ave, Bronson FLMayor: Call Meeting to Order Prayer: Pledge of Allegiance: Roll Call: Beatrice Mongo, Aaron Edmondson, Berlon Weeks, Jason Kennedy, Franklin Schuler called in from out of town, Attorney Steven Warm, Public Works Director Jimmy Dunford, Chief Je DiMaggio, Building O cial Bob Ni enegger, Deputy Clerk Susie Robinson, and Clerk Kelli Brettel. Mayor Roberts called the meeting to order and welcomed everyone to the meeting. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Mayor Roberts asked for a motion to approve the April 30, 2012 minutes. Councilman Weeks commented on the minutes saying that Mr. Schuler called him a liar and wanted the minutes to re” ect that correctly. Clerk Brettel said she would go back and listen to the audio and adjust them accordingly. NEW BUSINESS: Purvis Gray & Company Audit engagement letter Mayor Roberts asked if everyone had read the engagement letter. With little to know response she asked the Clerk to bring it back to the next meeting. Informational memo from Building O cial Bob Ni enegger regarding Apostolic Temple. Mayor Roberts asked Clerk Brettel to read Mr. Bobs memo to Council which she did. Kelli explained that this will come back to the Council on June 4, 2012 due to advertising requirements and noti“ cation to adjacent property owners. Mayor Roberts called upon Councilman Jason Kennedy regarding his letter of resignation which in turn he read out loud to the audience. Councilman Weeks made a motion to accept his resignation as read. Councilman Kennedy seconded the motion. Councilman Edmondson inquired about the option of the letter that refers to the right to rescindŽ. Councilman Edmondson asked whether the Council had the right to replace him. Attorney Warm said that there is something built in to the Florida Statue allowing a person to do this and he went on to say that it came to us from the Supervisor of Elections and this is how it is typically handled. Attorney Warm went on to say in fairness to Councilman Edmondson no one discussed at that time that the Council had to accept it on that basis or if someone has the unconditional right to rescind. Attorney Warm speculated that if the resigning council person chose to exercise his right to rescind at a future date it might come back to council for a second vote. Councilman Kennedy wanted to clarify his intentions with the Council. Councilman Weeks said he feels that Councilman Kennedy has done an exemplary job as a Council person. He has done well in contacting people at the higher levels of o ce on behalf of the Town. He felt that Councilman Edmondson should look at the whole picture instead of just not accepting this resignation just because he Councilman Edmondson doesnt want to. Councilman Edmondson responded to Councilman Weeks stating it is just his opinion and he has a right to his opinion.Ž With no further discussion Mayor Roberts brought the Council back to the motion on the ” oor which was seconded. Motion passed. OLD BUSINESS: Mr. David Fox to give update on CDBG housing program. Clerk Brettel said that we were not able to get everything together for Council so he was not present and said he would see them on June 4. Clerk Brettel updated the council on the contractor bid opening. Clerk Brettel presented the letter from FEMA as an informational item. Councilman Kennedy asked that since there was some dialog through the day he felt it necessary to address it while we were here. Clerk Brettel said she had spoken to Councilman Weeks regarding this letter on Saturday and he directed her to call Mr. James Link with Suwannee River Water Management District and discuss. She read the printed email correspondence with Mr. Link to the Council and audience for the record. After some discussion Councilman Weeks felt that we need to just see were this goes and if it goes against what we have proven the next step would be to go to court. Attorney Warm said it makes sense. Clerk Brettel presented video camera options and pricing to Council. She in conjunction with Mr. Bill Kilbourn who administers the Town website recommends the Canon Vizia HF M52 camcorder. Clerk Brettel said she has located the item on the DMS website and feels she can purchase the product via state contract. Councilman Weeks made a motion to allow the purchase o of the DMS state contract. Councilman Kennedy seconded the motion to allow. Motion passed unanimously. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: Bronson Broncos Rosalind Stronguse of park football “ elds. Ms. Strong was not present. Mr. Charlie Kennedy reported back to Council as directed regarding Bronson Youth League internship. He has made contact with the professor of the University of Floridas sports management program. He said he would like to present to Council the professors contact information. Mr. Kennedy said that these interns would help with the management and administration side and not be responsible for doing any physical labor like dressing “ elds etc. Clerk Brettel wanted to comment on the Bronson Youth League current situation, she said that since the BYL is a separate 50l-3C and there are concerns about how this is being handled, she thinks that the individuals present want the council involved for “ nancial reasons and stability. She feels that the Council cant disband another organization. Mr. Kennedy again suggested that the Town Council start a Parks and Recreation department of its own, and after further discussion Mayor Roberts asked the Council members if they agree about starting a Parks and Recreation Department. At this time Vice Mayor Schuler interrupted the meeting and excused himself to go to a meeting at the conference he was at. Councilman Weeks addressed a participant in the audience stating that the ongoing problem with the youth league is there is always too many chiefs and not enough Indians and the only ones that su er are the kids.Ž Jose omas asked what it would take to get the current president of the Bronson Youth League to step down. Jose felt his motion to have the president step down was looked over by the BYL board this past year. Councilman Weeks stated that if the Town of Bronson decides to start its own recreation program than the youth league will have no place to play and then by default the youth league goes away. Charlie Kennedy wanted to let everyone know the children will have a place to play regardless of who will be in charge of the activities. Jimmy Dunford said that there are people that are only concerned with one sport and not all the sports that are o ered. Clerk Brettel said that if the Council does decide to start its own Parks and Recreation Program her o ce will need some sort of intern to help. Kelli went on to say there would be no way her o ce could do it without that extra person. Councilman Jason Kennedy moved that the Town of Bronson allow Mr. Charlie Kennedy, Clerk Kelli Brettel and Public Works Director Jimmy Dunford contact the professor and look into securing interns to help operate and develop the Bronson Parks and Recreation Department to be established for the Town of Bronson. Councilman Berlon Weeks seconded his motion. Mayor Roberts called for a vote and motion carried unanimously. Mrs. Dottie McKenzie came back to discuss the operating hours for McKenzies Four Corners Bar. She is petitioning the Council with 220 signatures to be allowed to stay open until 2:00 am. She states again to the Council that when she bought the bar she was grand fathered in for everything. She stated that a long time ago the Council came to her when she was open for 23 hours and closed for I if she would mind closing at 12:00pm due to the problems they had with another establishment in town. Ms. Dottie said she agreed as long as she could get those hours back at some point in time. Councilman Kennedy asked Ms. Dottie if she had any written agreement stating that, which she did not. Councilman Weeks wanted to know if her current license allows her to stay open 23 hours which she said no it doesnt.Ž Councilman Weeks had no problem in allowing her to stay open and said maybe it should be with a conditional term of one year. Mayor Beatrice Roberts spoke and said she will have to say that she is personally against it because it would set precedence for everyone else in town that would like to stay open that late. Mayor Roberts said it is her concern that it would bring more tra c into the Town not less. Councilman Kennedy said he didnt want the Town to turn into a late night meet up spot like Fanning has the reputation for. He also asked Ms. Dottie about the signi“ cant “ nancial gain she stands to see for staying open until 2:00am. Ms. Dottie still says her motivation is safety for her patrons not the money. Councilman Edmondson said he cannot agree to allow her to stay open another 2 hours for people to just consume alcohol. He said there are too many people dying unnecessarily on the roads today. Mayor Roberts asked for Attorney Warms opinion on how the motion for an ordinance should be stated which he stated to prepare for adoption an ordinance expanding the hours of operation of places that sell alcoholic beverages in Bronson pursuant to the state statue to applyŽ Councilman Weeks made a motion to allow as per stated by Attorney Warm. Mayor Beatrice Roberts called for a second which there was not. Motion died on the ” oor for a second. Ms. Dottie said that the petition with signatures which she has acquired it is her understanding that it legally overrides the Councils decision, and after further discussion Ms. Dottie said she will be back. BRONSON YOUTH LEAGUE: Nothing to report PUBLIC UTILITIES: Nothing to report. SEWER COMMITTEE: Councilman Weeks asked for permission to add Ms. Teresa Adams to the Infrastructure/ Sewer Committee. Councilman Kennedy moved to allow with a second from Councilman Weeks. Motion passed unanimously. ATTORNEY REPORT: Nothing to report FIRE DEPARTMENT: Chief Je DiMaggio thanked Jimmy Dunford for repairing his garage door problem at the station. He went on to say that the Expo in Williston was a success and thanked the Council for allowing them to participate. He then reminded the Council about the workshop on June 4, 2012 with Director Knowles. CLERK REPORT: Clerk Brettel presented the Council with the quotes she received regarding the appraisal on the propertys abutting the park owned by Ms. Libby Barr and family and the Cobb family. € Petite Appraisals $500.00 per parcel € Steven Silverman $800.00 for both parcels € Dwayne Drummond $500.00 for both parcels. Councilman Weeks made a motion to accept the quote from Mr. Dwayne Drummond for the appraisal on the two parcels. Second from Councilman Edmondson, motion passed unanimously. Clerk Brettel than brought Mark Scohier reporter for the Chie” and Citizen public records request to the Councils attention. He has requested a copy of Mrs. Brinsons CDBG client application. She said that when Mark came into the o ce to make the request Mr. David Fox was in the o ce at the time. She stated that both her and David discussed with Mark the fact that the application has personal information which would be redacted. Mayor Beatrice Roberts asked Mr. Scohier why he was just interested in this application and not all 9 of them, was it only because that was Mayor Roberts mothers application.Ž Mr. Scohier responded by saying that he didnt feel the Mayor was allowed to ask that type of question.Ž Clerk Brettel after questioning Attorney Warm via email said that Attorney Warm said to give the powers to be at DEO the opportunity to respond. ey came back with an answer and said it falls under public record laws. Kelli went on to say that now she will go through the regular redaction procedures and honor Mr. Scohiers request as quickly as possible. Councilman Aaron Edmondson had nothing to report Councilman Berlon Weeks asked for permission from the council for the Town to have the option of handling its own garbage and would like to utilize sta and resources to do a complete Garbage Analysis. Councilman Edmondson moved to allow with a second from Councilman Kennedy. Motion approved unanimously. Councilman Weeks then wanted to discuss the current theft that took place at the compound. He said this is the third time we have been robbed and ironically it happened the same night the auditor had come and spoke about the Town needing to do an inventory. Councilman Weeks said no o ense Jimmy but we have never had a public works director that was stationed at Town Hall they have always been at the compound.Ž Councilman Weeks suggested building an o ce for Jimmy in the compound. He feels that his presence will deter any further theft, and the public works equipment should be stored in the public works compound. Mr. Charlie Kennedy recommended the storage area room at the park in the main concession. Jimmy Dunford wanted to say that the Town was not the only place that was hit that night. Councilman Jason Kennedy said he didnt want to start storing equipment at Town Hall and does not like seeing the bucket truck parked there. Mayor Roberts suggested increasing our security. Clerk Brettel commented regarding Jimmys presence at the o ce she said he brings a comfort level to her and Susie. She also touched on how it will break up the continuity of the o ce and asked the Council to take that into consideration. Councilman Weeks made a motion to make the storage area in the big concession Jimmy Dunfords Public Works Department o ce. Mayor Roberts said that there still will be some things that Jimmy will need to do at Town Hall like the water bills. Councilman Weeks said that we have an assistant clerk who in the past has always done the water bills he said that is something Jimmy as picked up on his own. Councilman Kennedy seconded the motion. Motion passed 2I with a nay from Councilman Edmondson. Councilman Edmondson said he felt added security would be the better way to go. Councilman Weeks than asked why it has taken Jimmy so long to get a price worked up on supplying water to the Church of God. He now said this will be his 6th time asking for the information. Jimmy said Councilman Weeks has not asked him 6 times. He said the pastor wants to put a well down or he wants to know if he can hook to city water. Jimmy asked Councilman Berlon Weeks if the pastor has said that Jimmy has been down there to discuss the matter with him. Councilman Weeks said you havent come to your councilman and told me that.Ž Jimmy told the pastor that he would have to get with DOT about any required permits, he also said he had to check with DEP also. Jimmy went on to say DOT came back and said no permits were required. DEP would be getting back with Jimmy because the person over permitting was out of the o ce for a week. Councilman Weeks was angry because he felt Jimmy was not communicating all this to him. Jimmy asked why Councilman Weeks couldnt come to the o ce and discuss this and asked why he had to bring it to a Council meeting. Councilman Weeks said he tried to do it privately. Jimmy disagreed. Jimmy went on to say it is just like when Councilman Weeks brought up the issue about the no dogs in the park.Ž Councilman Weeks asked when did you decide that there should be no dogs in the park?Ž Jimmy responded and said he didnt decide it was like that when he was hired on. Councilman Weeks went on to say he has called Jimmy during the day and has asked on numerous occasions about these types of speci“ c things so if Jimmy has a problem, then we have a problem. Im doneŽ Councilman Jason Kennedy “ rst wanted to thank Je and everyone who participated in the Expo. Second he asked how the water tower progress was going. Jimmy Dunford responded saying they were working on it, he said the coating inside was ” aking o well which will make it easier to sand blast. Councilman Kennedy then addressed an email that Clerk Brettel had sent while he was out of town and wanted further information. He said it concerned the correspondence with Stephanie with USDA regarding the “ re department application. Councilman Kennedy stated that once again even though Kelli stated in the email that she would have to take it to Council for discussion and a “ nal decision from a “ nancial stand point she did not feel the town could a ord an $132,000 annual payment. Councilman Kennedy said he was very curious as to why he didnt know anything about this. Clerk Brettel said I copied you on that email.Ž Councilman Berlon Weeks said he is talking about the decision, Kelli. I think he is talking about the fact that he is over the “ re department and he didnt get a chance to make the decision thats what it sounds like to meŽ Councilman Kennedy said I think that you know you shouldnt be able to make the decision period.Ž Kelli responded and said I didntŽ Councilman Kennedy said well you pretty much said SO I mean you said of course you would have to go and ask the Council but the way it was worded didnt sit well with me.Ž Jason felt that he or Je should have been privy to the discussion. Clerk Brettel responded saying she spoke to Je about the email when he came into the o ce the same day or the next. Jason said okay well 1 guess Im the one that didnt know what was going on then.Ž And he said the $2 million dollar amount is not concrete either. Kelli said she agreed and she stated that in her email she also commented to the fact of rethinking the project and scaling it back. Jason was concerned that the project would come to a stand still. She said it wasnt, she said during her discussion with Je he was the one that wanted to make sure that we werent going to move quickly through this process because of what was being proposed on the County level, and that it needs to be incorporated into those discussions. Jason said he caught the tail end of the stream of conversation and he stated it publicly that he wanted to be copied on all correspondence. Again she said she copied him on every email. Jason then read the email that Kelli wrote where she stated that it is completely out of our “ nancial reach.Ž Kelli said yes she did say that it is her opinion and reiterated her job is handling the “ nancials for the Town. Jason asked if we are going to miss a grant cycle opportunity. Kelli said no you can apply year round. Councilman Kennedy then asked if the Industrial Development Committee be added to the permanent agenda. Jason reported that Committee members both Natalie omas and Charlie Kennedy inventoried roughly 20 available properties within the Town of Bronson. Jason made reference to a website that Mr. Dave Pieklik Executive Director with Nature Coast Business Development has available that can help promote those properties. Also Dave wants to set up a workshop separate from the Council meeting to speak about North Florida Broadband. Clerk Brettel interrupted and said that Mr. Pat ONeil was on the agenda for June 4th to speak about the NFBA. Jason touched based on discussions regarding the 90th street project regarding rejuvenating the area for light industrial and create a safe route to decrease tra c congestion through town. Jason has spoken to Mr. Bruce Greenlee with the County who will be happy to speak to the committee or council as things progress. Councilman Kennedy stated that there was a North Florida Economic Development Seminar in Lake City on June 11. He stated there is no registration fee and asked for approval to invite 2-3 industrial committee members to attend with him to help promote the Bronson area. Councilman Berlon Weeks made a motion to allow Jason and committee members to attend the seminar. Motion was seconded by Councilman Edmondson. Motion carried. Councilman Weeks just for informational purposes said he has recently gotten set up with Main Street Broadband and it is very fast and he is very pleased. Mayor Beatrice Roberts said she will save her report on Washington D.C. for next meeting because it is getting late. Charlie Kennedy just wanted to promote the Bronson Chamber of Commerces political rally out at the race track on July 13,2012. Tickets are available locally and the dinner will be at 6:00pm. Proceeds help fund the scholarship fund and chamber activities. ADJOURN: With nothing more on the agenda Mayor Beatrice Roberts adjourned the meeting at 8:56pm Minutes Approved: Beatrice Roberts, Mayor Kelli Brettel, Town Clerk

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The Levy County Journal8BJune 28, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 LEGAL NOTICESNOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 024006 of the sale of 2006 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certifi cate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): CORDELE DAWSON CORPORATION, CORDELLE DAWSON LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 AND THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 15 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: DEBRA A. ANDREWS All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 16th day of July, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 5th DAY OF JUNE 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jun 14, 2012, Jun 21, 2012, Jun 28, 2012, Jul 05, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 068409 of the sale of 2009 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): TIMBERLAKE PRESERVE LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: THE S 1/2 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 AND W 1/2 OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 AND THE SE 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: MIGDALIA ALVAREZ ET AL, GERMAN ALVAREZ, JUAN G LISTA, NEW TRADEWINDS TRAILER PARK, CO All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 16th day of July, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 5th DAY OF JUNE 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jun 14, 2012, Jun 21, 2012, Jun 28, 2012, Jul 05, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 314709 of the sale of 2009 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): ROF INVESTMENTS LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 31, BLOCK 93, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 67 THRU 67M OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: NESTOR PRESTAMO-MORALES All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 16th day of July, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 5th DAY OF JUNE 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jun 14, 2012, Jun 21, 2012, Jun 28, 2012, Jul 05, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 495309 of the sale of 2009 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): ROF INVESTMENTS LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: L1, LESS AND EXCEPT THE EAST 236.01 FEET THEREOF, CHIEFLAND WOODS UNIT 1, AS PER PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 7, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: EDGAR VALCIN, YVENER DELIARD All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 16th day of July, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 5th DAY OF JUNE 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jun 14, 2012, Jun 21, 2012, Jun 28, 2012, Jul 05, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 511709 of the sale of 2009 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): ROF INVESTMENTS LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT FIFTY-TWO (52) OF LONG POND LANDING, ADDITION 2, SUBDIVISION AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “7” PAGE 29 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS IN LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: WILLIAM D CANTY, DONALD J CANTY, LEE ANN BLACK All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 16th day of July, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 5th DAY OF JUNE 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub: Jun 14, 2012, Jun 21, 2012, Jun 28, 2012, Jul 05, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2010-CA-000945 Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, Successor-byMerger to Wachovia Bank, National Association Plaintiff, -vs.Edwin E. Griffis; Sandra Strickland Kyle; Williston Highlands Homeowners Association, Inc. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 11, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-000945 of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, Suc cessor-byMerger to Wachovia Bank, National Association, Plaintiff and Edwin E. Griffis are defen dant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LOCATED AT 355 S. COURT STREET, BRONSON, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on August 13, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 1, BLOCK B, REPLAT OF BLOCKS A & B, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS UNIT 9, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 40, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. LESS AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOW ING DESCRIBED LANDS CONVEYED TO THE STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: BEGIN AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 1; THENCE RUN SOUTH 1857’38” WEST, ALONG THE EASTERLY LOT LINE OF SAID LOT 1, A DISTANCE OF 48.00 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 7102’22” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 153.38 FEET TO A POINT ON THE WESTERLY LOT LINE OF SAID LOT 1, SAID POINT LYING ON THE EASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF FIRST STREET, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 40, OF THE PUBLIC RE CORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN NORTH 0203’20” WEST, ALONG SAID WESTERLY LOT LINE AND EASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 15.03 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE, CONCAVE SOUTHEASTERLY, HAVING A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 11100’58” AND A RADIUS OF 25.00 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTHWESTERLY, NORTH, NORTHEAST ERLY, EAST AND SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE AND SAID EASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE AND WEST ERLY LOT LINE, A DIS TANCE OF 48.44 FEET TO THE POINT OF TAN GENCY, SAID POINT LYING ON THE SOUTH ERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 500 (AS NOW ES TABLISHED); THENCE DEPARTING SAID WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE AND EAST ERLY LOT LINE, RUN SOUTH 7102’22” EAST, ALONG SAID SOUTH ERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE AND THE NORTH ERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 1, A DISTANCE OF 135.44 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. AND LOT 2, BLOCK B, REPLAT OF BLOCK A & B WILLISTON HIGHLANDS UNIT 9, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 40, IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. LESS AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOW ING DESCRIBED PROP ERTY: BEGIN AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 2, SAID CORNER LYING ON THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 500 (AS NOW ESTABLISHED); THENCE RUN SOUTH 7102’22” EAST, ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE AND ALONG THE NORTHERLY LINE OF LOT 2 OF SAID BLOCK B, A DISTANCE OF 100.05 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 2; THENCE DEPARTING SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE, RUN SOUTH 1857’38” WEST, ALONG THE EASTERLY LOT LINE OF SAID LOT 2, A DISTANCE OF 48.00 FEET; THENCE DEPARTING SAID EASTERLY LOT LINE, RUN NORTH 7102’22” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 100.05 FEET TO THE WEST ERLY LOT LINE, A DIS TANCE OF 48.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BE GINNING. AND LOT 3, BLOCK B, RE PLAT OF BLOCK A & B, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS UNIT 9 ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 40, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, LESS AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOW ING DESCRIBED PROP ERTY: BEGIN AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 3, SAID CORNER LYING ON THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 500 (AS NOW ESTABLISHED); THENCE RUN SOUTH 7102’22” EAST, ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE AND ALONG THE NORTHERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 3, A DIS TANCE OF 100.05 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 3; THENCE SOUTH 1857’38” WEST, ALONG THE EASTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 3, A DISTANCE OF 48.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 7102’22” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 100.05 FEET TO THE WESTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 3; HENCE NORTH 1857’38” EAST, ALONG SAID WESTERLY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 48.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator; 201 East Uni versity Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, Florida 32601 (352) 491-4490 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or imme diately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice im paired, call 711. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Levy County, Florida By: Gwen McElroy /s/DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT Pub.: June 21, 28, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 38-2012-CP000067 IN RE: The Estate of BRENDA SCOTT, Deceased NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION The Summary Administration of the estate of BRENDA SCOTT, De ceased, Case No. 38-2012-CP-000067, is pending in the Circuit Court for Levy County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 355 S. Court St., Bronson, FL 32621. The name and address of the Petitioner and his attorney is set forth below. The fiduciary lawyer-client privilege in Section 90.5021 F.S. ap plies with respect to the Petitioner and any attorney employed by the Petitioner. The proceedings are intestate. All interested parties are required to file with the court WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF SERVICE OF THIS NOTICE any objection by an interested person to whom notice was mailed that challenges the validity of the will, the qualifications of the Petitioner, venue or jurisdiction of the court. Any person entitled to exempt property is required to file a petition for determination of exempt property within the time provided by law or the right to exempt property is deemed waived. ALL CLAIMS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. /s/ DAVID J. SCOTT Petitioner 45 W. High St. Union City, PA 16438 THOMAS M. EGAN, Chartered Attorney for Personal Representative 2107 SE 3rd Ave.. Ocala, FL 34471 (352) 629-7110 Pub.:June 21, 28, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No. 38-2009-CA000805 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. LAMARRE, MAXO, et. al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 38-2009-CA000805 of the Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida, wherein, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, and, LAMARRE, MAXO, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at the hour of 11:00 a.m., on the 23rd day of July, 2012, the following described property: LOT 53, BLOCK 33, OF RAINBOW LAKES ESTATES SECTION “N”, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 27-27D, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 20th day of June, 2012 (COURT SEAL) Clerk of Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the Court’s disability coordi nator at least 7 days before your scheduled court ap pearance, or immediately upon receiving this notifica tion if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Pub.: June 28, July 5, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 38-2008-CA000057 DIVISION: BANK OF AMERICA, Plaintiff, vs. GEORGE BAILEY A/K/A GEORGE BAILEY, JR. et al, Defendant(s) NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated June 20, 2012, entered in Case No. 38-2008-CA-000057 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA is the Plaintiff and GEORGE BAILEY A/K/A GEORGE BAILEY, JR.; VIVIAN L. BAILEY A/K/A VIVIAN BAILEY; THOMAS ALDERMAN; FLORIDA HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION; are the Defendants, the Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the MAIN LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00 AM, on the 23rd day of July, 2012, the fol lowing described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOTS 1 AND 2, BLOCK 38, MAP OF OLD CHIEFLAND SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF FILED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 29, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. LESS AND EXCEPT THE NORTH 10 FEET THEREOF, FOR SIDEWALK. TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO, 1991 FLEETCRAFT, ID #GAFLL35A04062HS AND GAFLL35B04062HS A/K/A 1610 NW 14TH STREET, CHIEFLAND, FL 32626 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on June 20, 2012. Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Americans with Disabilities Act: 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: Ms. Jan Phillips, Human Resources Man ager, Alachua County Fam ily/Civil Courthouse, 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601; Phone: 352-3376237; Fax: 352-374-5238. Pub.: June 28, July 5, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 38-201 1-CA000904 Division BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY Plaintiff, vs. NELLY QUINONES AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/ OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on June 19, 2012, in the Circuit Court of Levy County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Levy County, Florida described as: LOT 10 OF FOREST MEADOWS SUBDIVISION, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE E 1/2 OF SECTION 26, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE, COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 26,

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The Levy County Journal 9BJune 28, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 LEGAL NOTICESTOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE S 0023’18” W, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID NORTHEAST 1/4, 50.01 FEET, TO THE SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF LEVY COUNTY ROAD C-102 (NE 60TH STREET); THENCE N 8900’21” E, ALONG SAID SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE, 1343.24 FEET; THENCE S 0023’18” W, PARAL LEL WITH SAID WEST LINE OF NORTHEAST 1/4, 2030.61 FEET, TO THE POINT OF BEGIN NING; THENCE S 7144’30” E,1315.07 FEET; THENCE N 8819’11” E, PARALLEL WITH AND 30 FEET SOUTH OF THE NORTH LINE OF LOT 11, BLOCK ‘A’ OF THE “REPLAT OF SUNNY HIGHLANDS SUBDIVISION” AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 55, 30.02 FEET, TO THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 26; THENCE S 0015’08” W, ALONG SAID EAST LINE, 344.97 FEET; THENCE S.8816’59” W, PARAL LEL WITH AND 60 FEET NORTH OF THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID LOT 11, 60.04 FEET; THENCE S 7345’37” W, 1275.80 FEET; THENCE N 0023’18” E, 1114.71 FEET, TO CLOSE ON THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAINING 21.11 AC., MORE OR LESS TOGETHER WITH AN INGRESS, EGRESS AND PUBLIC UTILITIES EASEMENT OVER AND ACROSS THE SOUTH 30 FEET OF THE NORTH 60 FEET OF SAID LOT 11. and commonly known as: 11970 NE 55TH ST, BRONSON, FL 32621; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the front lobby of the Levy County Courthouse Court Street, Bronson, FL, on October 22, 2012 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 20th day of June, 2012. (COURT SEAL) Clerk of the Circuit Court Danny J. Shipp By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: June 28, July 5, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 38 2009 CA 000615 DIVISION: CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC, Plaintiff, vs. MELISSA HEURING A/K/A MELISA H. HEURING et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated June 20 2012 and entered in Case No. 38 2009 CA 000615 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSO CIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC1, is the Plaintiff and MELISSA HEURING A/K/A MELISA H. HEURING; TENANT #1 N/K/A KENNETH HEURING are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at MAIN LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURT HOUSE at 11:00 AM, on the 6th day of August, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 6, BLOCK 46, THE REPLAT OF WILLISTON HIGHLANDS UNIT 5, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RE CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 5, PUBLIC RE CORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME LO CATED THEREON AS A PERMANENT FIXTURE AND AN APPURTE NANCE THERETO. ID NO. FLHMLCF163724852A AND FLHMLCF163724852B. A/K/A 14051 SE 26TH STREET, MORRISTON, FL 326680000 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on June 20, 2012. Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Americans with Disabilities Act: 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: Ms. Jan Phillips, Human Resources Man ager, Alachua County Fam ily/Civil Courthouse, 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601; Phone: 352-3376237; Fax: 352-374-5238.1 Plaintiff’s name has changed pursuant to order previously entered.Pub.: June 28, July 5, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2010 CA 001051 SEC.: CITIFINANCIAL EQUITY SERVICES, INC., Plaintiff, v. MARGUERITE ANN SHELTON; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 20, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 2010 CA 001051 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 23rd day of July, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. in the Main Lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida 32621, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: ALL THAT CERTAIN LAND SITUATE IN LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, VIZ: PARCEL NO. 18, THAT PART OF SECTION 19, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 14 EAST, LEVY COUNTY FLORIDA, BE ING MORE PARTICU LARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID SEC TION 19 FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE, THENCE FROM THE SAID POINT OF REFERENCE RUN NORTH 00 00 MINUTES 21 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID SECTION 19, A DISTANCE OF 2020.36 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 59 MINUTES 39 SECONDS EAST PERPENDICULAR TO THE SAID WEST LINE OF SECTION 19, A DIS TANCE OF 719.07 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 49 07 MINUTES 47 SEC ONDS EAST PARALLEL TO STATE ROAD NO S-347 A DISTANCE OF 81.58 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN NORTH 40 52 MINUTES 13 SECONDS EAST PERPENDICULAR TO SAID STATE ROAD NO S-347 A DISTANCE OF 470.00 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 49 07 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST PARALLEL TO SAID STATE ROAD NO S-347 A DISTANCE OF 470.00 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 40 52 MINUTES 13 SECONDS WEST PERPENDICULAR TO SAID STATE ROAD NO S-347, A DISTANCE OF 470.00 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 49 07 MIN UTES 47 SECONDS WEST PARALLEL TO SAID STATE ROAD NO S-347 A DISTANCE OF 470.00 FEET TO THE AFOREMENTIONED POINT OF BEGINNING. SAID PROPERTY BEING ALSO KNOWN AS PARCEL 18, CRESTFIELD TRADING COMPANY, REPLAT, AN UNRE CORDED SUBDIVISION IN SECTION 19, TOWN SHIP 12 SOUTH ‘RANGE 14 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA AS SHOWN IN UNRECORDED PLAT BOOK 1 PAGE 5A, PUB LIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 1997 DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME VIN # GAFLT05A25879CW21 AND GAFLT05B25879CW21 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. 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: Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA 201 University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601 Phone: (352) 3376237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. DATED AT BRONSON, FLORIDA THIS 20TH DAY OF June, 2012. By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk for DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub.: June 28, July 5, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 38-2010-CA000966 Division JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. HANNA RUTTIMANN AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/ OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on June 20, 2012, in the Circuit Court of Levy County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Levy County, Florida described as: LOT 2, WHISPERING OAKS SUBDIVISION, AS PER PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “5”, PAGE 70, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 18951 SE 11TH PL, WILLISTON, FL 32696; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash. Sales are held in the front lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, Court Street, Bronson, FL on September 24, 2012, at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 20th day of June, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court Danny J. Shipp By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: June 28, July 5, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 38-2011-CA000926 MEYER CARDIN TRUST, Plaintiff, vs. MARY JOY PILARO A/K/A JOCELYN T. PILARO A/K/A JOY T. PILARO A/K/A JOCELYN TABIJE PILARO; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARY JOY PILARO A/K/A JOCELYN T. PILARO A/K/A JOY T. PILARO A/K/A JOCELYN TABIJE PILARO; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Levy County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Levy County, Florida, described as: Lot 2, Block 6, NEWSOM ESTATES, ac cording to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 48, of the Public Records of Levy County, Florida A/K/A 16390 NE 55th St Bronson, FL 32621 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, At the lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, Court Street, Bronson at 11:00 a.m., on July 23, 2012. DATED THIS 20th DAY OF June, 2012. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the proiperty owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 20th day of June, 2012. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Requests for Accommodations for Notice of Court Proceedings: 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: Ms. Jan Phillips, Human Resources Manager Alachua County Family/Civil Courthouse, 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 Phone: 352-3376237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to partici pate in this proceeding, please contact the Court Interpreter Program at inter preter@circuit8.org Pub.: June 28, July 5, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHT JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 38-2012-CA000006 Division No. Section. MVB MORTGAGE CORPORATION Plaintiff(s), vs. FORREST J. GROSVENOR, et. al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 20, 2012, and entered in Case No. 38-2012-CA-000006 of the Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida, wherein MVB MORTGAGE CORPORATION is the Plaintiff and FORREST J. GROSVENOR A/K/A FORREST GROSVENOR; GINA GROSVENOR and GATEWAY FUNDING DIVERSIFIED MORTGAGE SERVICES, L.P. F/K/A GATEWAY FUNDING DIVERSIFIED are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash are held in the BOCC meeting room in the Levy County Courthouse at 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, Florida„ at 11:00 a.m. on the 20th day of August, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: PARCEL 1: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST, RUN THENCE NORTH ALONG AND WITH THE EAST BOUNDARY LINE OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST, 290.00 FEET; THENCE RUN WESTERLY PARALLEL TO THE SOUTH LINE OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4, 150.00 FEET; RUN THENCE SOUTH ALONG A LINE PARALLEL TO THE EAST BOUNDARY OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4, 290.00 FEET, RUN THENCE EAST 150.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF THE BEGINNING. LESS AND EXCEPT ROAD RIGHT OF WAY. PARCEL 2: COMMENCE AT THE SW CORNER OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST; THENCE RUN N 05 DEGREES 02’ 18” W, ALONG AND WITH THE EAST BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID SW 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST, A DISTANCE OF 290.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE N 05 DEGREES 02’ 18” W, ALONG AND WITH SAID EAST BOUNDARY LINE OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 35, A DISTANCE OF 196.89 FEET; THENCE N 81 DEGREES 27’ 48” W, A DISTANCE OF 153.84 FEET; THENCE S 05 DEGREES 02’ 18” E, ALONG A LINE PARALLEL TO THE EAST BOUNDARY OF THE SW 1/4 OF SE 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 35, A DISTANCE OF 221.30 FEET; THENCE N 89 DEGREES 26’ 16” E ALONG A LINE PARALLEL TO THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF THE SAID SW 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 35, A DISTANCE OF 150.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1984 SPRI MOBILE HOME BEARING ID #GAFL2AD&BD33341772 AND TITLE #20868741 & 20868731 NOW LO CATED THEREON. and commonly known as: 17751 NE 40TH ST, WILLISTON, FL 32696 IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURT NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTI TLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTER 60 DAYS, ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. DATED at LEVY County, Florida, this 20th day of June, 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP, Clerk LEVY County, Florida By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk “In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceed ing shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceed ing, contact the Administra tive Office of the Court, LEVY County, 355 SOUTH COURT STREET, BRONSON FL 32621-County Phone: 352-486-5266 EXT.238 TDD 1-800-9558771 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service”. Pub.: June 28, July 5, 2012. ----------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 38-2011-CA000366 SPRINGLEAF HOME EQUITY, INC. F/K/A AMERICAN GENERAL HOME EQUITY, INC. Plaintiff, v. RUTH E. BAUMAN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RUTH E. BAUMAN; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the above named Defendant(s), who (is/are) not known to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties claim as heirs, devi sees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, spouses, or other claimants; IRA K. MOORE; NANCY W. MOORE Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Judgment dated June 20, 2012, in this cause, I will sell the property situated in LEVY County, Florida, de scribed as: LOT 10, LYNN OAKS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RE CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 3, PUBLIC RE CORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A PERMANENT FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO. a/k/a 8091 N.E. 176TH AVENUE, WILLISTON, FL 32696 at public sale on July 23, 2012, to the highest bidder for cash, in the main lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida, in accordance with section 45.031, Florida Statutes, beginning at eleven o’clock a.m. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Bronson, Florida, this 20th day of June, 2012. (Seal) Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES REQUESTING REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD CONTACT (352) 374-3639 OR VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE 1-800-955-8771. Pub.: June 28, July 5, 2012. ---------

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The Levy County Journal10BJune 28, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 LEGAL NOTICESIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 38-2010-CA000376 DIVISION: SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC, Plaintiff, vs. CAROLYN A BIRD A/K/A CAROLYN BIRD et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated June 20, 2012 and entered in Case No. 382010-CA-000376 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida wherein SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC is the Plaintiff and CAROLYN A BIRD A/K/A CAROLYN BIRD; OTTER CREEK PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the MAIN LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00 AM, on the 6th day of August, 2012, the fol lowing described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE SOUTHEAST OF SECTION 7 AND THE NORTHEAST OF SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 13 SOUTH, RANGE 15 EAST LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID PARCEL BEING MORE PARTICU LARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE, COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 13 SOUTH, RANGE 15 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 53 MINUTES 10 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 7, A DISTANCE OF 1081.69 FEET, TO THE SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF LEVY COUNTY ROAD C-336, AN 80 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY, AND THE POINT OF BE GINNING; THENCE SOUTH 49 DEGREES 09 MINUTES 44 SECONDS EAST, ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, 728.27 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 19 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 16 SECONDS WEST, 1038.26 FEET; THENCE NORTH 85 DEGREES 13 MINUTES 36 SECONDS WEST, 814.19 FEET; THENCE NORTH 30 DEGREES 14 MIN UTES 23 SECONDS EAST, 747.18 FEET; THENCE NORTH 07 DE GREES 05 MINUTES 31 SECONDS EAST, 852.94 FEET, TO SAID SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE, THENCE SOUTH 49 DEGREES 09 MINUTES 44 SECONDS EAST, ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, 156.38 FEET, TO CLOSE ON THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SUBJECT TO A PUBLIC UTILITY EASEMENT IN SECTIONS 7, 17 AND 18, TOWNSHIP 13 SOUTH, RANGE 15 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AD JOINING THE SOUTH WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF LEVY COUNTY ROAD C-336, AND BEING MORE PAR TICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE, COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE EAST 1/2 OF SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 13 SOUTH, RANGE 14 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 08 MINUTES 53 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID EAST 1/2 OF SOUTHEAST 1/4, A DISTANCE OF 2645.98 FEET, TO THE SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF LEVY COUNTY ROAD C-336, AN 80 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY; THENCE, ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY UNTIL OTHERWISE NOTED, RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 43 SECONDS EAST, 944.46 FEET, TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTH, HAVING A RADIUS OF 2824.79 FEET; THENCE EAST ERLY, ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 08 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 53 SECONDS, A DISTANCE OF 398.42 FEET, TO THE CENTERLINE OF THAT 60 FOOT EASEMENT KNOWN AS LIVE OAK LANE AND THE POINT OF BEGINNING FOR THIS UTILITY EASE MENT; THENCE CON TINUE ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 23 DEGREES 41 MINUTES 26 SEC ONDS, A DISTANCE OF 1167.99 FEET, TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE SOUTH 57 DEGREES 18 MINUTES 23 SECONDS EAST, 1867.83 FEET, TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHWEST, HAVING A RADIUS OF 5689.58 FEET; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY, ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 08 DEGREES 08 MIN UTES 39 SECONDS, A DISTANCE OF 808.74 FEET, TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE SOUTH 49 DEGREES 09 MIN UTES 44 SECONDS EAST, 2820.00 FEET, TO THE POINT OF CURVA TURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHWEST, HAVING A RADIUS OF 2824.79 FEET; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY, ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 19 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 05 SECONDS, A DISTANCE OF 954.88 FEET, TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE SOUTH 29 DE GREES 47 MINUTES 39 SECONDS EAST, 907.09 FEET, TO THE SOUTH LINE OF NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 13 SOUTH, RANGE 15 EAST; THENCE, DEPARTING SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF LEVY COUNTY ROAD C-336, RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 47 SECONDS WEST, 11.51 FEET; THENCE NORTH 29 DE GREES 47 MINUTES 39 SECONDS WEST, PAR ALLEL WITH AND 10 FEET SOUTHWESTERLY OF SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, 601.11 FEET; THENCE NORTH 31 DEGREES 42 MINUTES 05 SECONDS WEST, 560.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 38 DEGREES 21 MIN UTES 15 SECONDS WEST, 351.18 FEET; THENCE NORTH 49 DE GREES 09 MINUTES 44 SECONDS WEST, 337.63 FEET; THENCE CON TINUE NORTH 49 DE GREES 09 MINUTES 44 SECONDS WEST, PAR ALLEL WITH AND 35 FEET SOUTHWESTERLY OF SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, 2820.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 50 DE GREES 59 MINUTES 08 SECONDS WEST, 359.82 FEET; THENCE NORTH 56 DEGREES 21 MIN UTES 02 SECONDS WEST, 444.41 FEET; THENCE NORTH 57 DE GREES 18 MINUTES 23 SECONDS WEST, PAR ALLEL WITH AND 45 FEET SOUTHWESTERLY OF SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, 1772.47 FEET; THENCE NORTH 59 DEGREES 44 MINUTES 41 SECONDS WEST, 415.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 66 DEGREES 52 MIN UTES 22 SECONDS WEST, 458.72 FEET; THENCE NORTH 75 DE GREES 16 MINUTES 16 SECONDS WEST 187.10 FEET; THENCE NORTH 79 DEGREES 06 MIN UTES 27 SECONDS WEST, 187.10 FEET, TO SAID CENTERLINE OF THAT 60 FEET EASE MENT KNOWN AS LIVE OAK LANE; THENCE NORTH 11 DEGREES 40 MINUTES 32 SECONDS EAST, ALONG SAID CENTERLINE, 30.03 FEET, TO CLOSE ON THE POINT OF BEGIN NING. A/K/A TRACT 17, OTTER CREEK, FL 32621 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on June 20, 2012. Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Americans with Disabilities Act: 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: Ms. Jan Phillips, Human Resources Man ager, Alachua County Fam ily/Civil Courthouse, 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601; Phone: 352-3376237; Fax: 352-374-5238. Pub.: June 28, July 5, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 38-2010-CA000721 DIVISION: WACHOVIA MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, vs. CHRISTOPHER J SCHINDLER A/K/A CHRIS SCHINDLER et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Or der Rescheduling Foreclo sure Sale dated June 20, 2012 and entered in Case NO. 382010-CA-000721 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida wherein WACHOVIA MORTGAGE CORPORA TION, is the Plaintiff and CHRISTOPHER J SCHINDLER A/K/A CHRIS SCHINDLER; SHELLY FRANCES SCHINDLER A/K/A SHELLY SCHINDLER; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED IN DIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UN KNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at MAIN LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00 AM, on the 6th day of August, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 25, OF PINE MEADOWS, AS PER PLAT THEREOF, RE CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGES 24 AND 25, OF THE PUBLIC RE CORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A CERTAIN 2001 MERIT MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPUR TENANCE THERETO: VIN# FLHMLCF163724627A AND FLHMLCF163724627B. A/K/A 13751 NE 6TH COURT, TRENTON, FL 32693-8706 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on June 20, 2012. Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /d/ Deputy Clerk Americans with Disabilities Act 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: Ms. Jan Phillips, Human Resources Manager Alachua County Family/Civil Courthouse, 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 Phone: 352-337-6237/Fax: 352-374-5238. Pub.: June 28, July 5, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 38-2009-CA000992 Division WACHOVIA MORTGAGE, FSB. fka WORLD SAVINGS BANK Plaintiff, vs. JOSEPH A. DOMENICO AND BRIDGETT E. DOMENICO A/K/A BRIDGETT DOMENICO, WELLS FARGO FINANCIAL SYSTEM FLORIDA, INC, AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/ OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on June 20, 2012, in the Circuit Court of Levy County, Florida, I will sell the prop erty situated in Levy County, Florida described as: LOT 1, BLOCK 14, VILLAGE OF GREEN THUMBS DEV., INC., ACCORDING TO MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 41 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 15990 NE 17TH PLACE, WILLISTON, FL 32696; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the front lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, Court Street, Bronson, FL, on October 22, 2012, at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 20th day of June, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court Danny J. Shipp By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: June 28, July 5, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 38-2012-CA000314 DIVISION: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. GEOVANNA OLIVA et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: MARTA EUGENIA RAMIREZ CRUZ LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 8291 NW 171ST STREET HIALEAH, FL 33015 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARTA EUGENIA RAMIREZ CRUZ LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 8291 NW 171ST STREET HIALEAH, FL 33015 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in LEVY County, Florida: LOT 26, BLOCK 30, RAINBOW LAKES ESTATES, SECTION N, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 27, 27A THROUGH 27D, OF TILE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L., Plaintiff’s attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the Levy County Journal. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on the 21st day of June, 2012. Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ As Deputy Clerk Americans with Disabilities Act: 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: Ms. Jan Phillips, Human Resources Manager, Alachua County Family/Civil Courthouse, 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601; Phone: 352-337-6237; Fax: 352-374-5238. Pub.: June 28, July 5, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICAL CIRCUIT, IN, AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No. 38-2012 CA 000168 GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO GMAC MORTGAGE CORPORATION Plaintiff vs DIANA MELENDEZ, ET AL Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION TO: DIANA MELENDEZ 11931 NE 62ND ST WILLISTON, FL 32696 AND TO: All persons claiming an interest by, through, under, or against the aforesaid Defendant(s). YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in Levy County, Florida: Lot 16, Block 68 of OAK RIDGE ESTATES, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page(s) 63-1 through 63-7, of the Public Records of Levy County, Florida. Together with a 2003 Fleetwood mobile home bearingID# GAFL235A88060EA21 & GAFL235B88060EA21 has been filed against you, an you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to this action, on Greenspoon Marder, P.A., Default Department, Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is Trade Centre South, Suite 700, 100 West Cypress Creek Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309, and the file original with the Clerk within 30 days after the first publica tion of this notice, in the LEVY COUNTY JOURNAL on or before August 3, 2012; otherwise a default and a judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS MY HAND AND SEAL OF SAID COURT on this 21st day of June, 2012. DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of said Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ As Deputy Clerk In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a reasonable accommodation to participate in this proceed ing should, no later than seven (7) days prior, contact the Clerk of the Court’s dis ability coordinator at..... If hearing or voice impaired, contact (TDD), (800) 955-8771 via Florida Relay. Pub.: June 28, July 5, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 38-2012-CA000371 HARVEY SCHONBRUN, TRUSTEE, Plaintiff, vs. JAMES W. SHEFFIELD and ALEXANDRA M. SHEFFIELD, husband and wife, and PERKINS STATE BANK, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION PROPERTY TO: JAMES W. SHEFFIELD, whose residence is UNKNOWN, and whose last known mailing address is: 345 Hardee Street, Bronson, FL 32621 ALEXANDRA M. SHEFFIELD, whose residence is UNKNOWN, and whose last known mailing address is: 345 Hardee Street, Bronson, FL 32621 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage in and to the fol lowing property in Levy County, Florida: Lot 3, Block 4-M, The Meadows of Beautiful Bronson, according to the Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 18A and 18B, public records of Levy County, Florida. TOGETHER WITH a 1984 RIVE mobile home, ID #GDWGA498322904. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on the plaintiffs’ attorney, whose name and address is: Harvey Schonbrun, Esquire, 1802 North Morgan Street Tampa, Florida 33602-2328, on or before August 3, 2012, and file the original with the Clerk of this court either before service of plaintiffs’ attorney or imme diately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. Dated this 21st day of June, 2012. DANNY SHIPP CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: June 28, July 5, 2012. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 38-2012-CP000090 IN RE: ESTATE OF HELYN G. WATSON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of HELYN G. WATSON, Deceased, whose date of death was November 21, 2011, File Number 382012-CP-000090, is pending in the Circuit Court for Levy County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621. The names and ad dresses of the personal representative and the per sonal representative’s attor ney are set forth below. All creditors of the Dece-

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The Levy County Journal 11BJune 28, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Regular Meeting Levy County Board of County Commissioners June 5, 2012 e Regular Meeting of the Board of Levy County Commissioners was held on June 5, 2012 at 9:00 AM in the Levy County Board of County Commissioners meeting room, with the following Commissioners present: Chairman Danny Stevens Comm. Mike Joyner Comm. Marsha Drew Comm. Ryan Bell Comm. Chad Johnson Also present were: Clerk of Court Danny Shipp County Attorney Anne Bast Brown County Coordinator Fred Moody Chairman Stevens called the meeting to order at 9:00 AM. Benny Jerrels gave the invocation, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. EXPENDITURES Comm. Bell made a motion to approve the following expenditures presented for payment. Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES. CHECK NUMBER 108195-108304 FUND AMOUNT GENERAL REVENUE 1,206,043.83 ROAD 72,534.87 SHIP 150.00 COURT TECH/CRIM PREV 2,478.00 TRANSPORTATION 3,986.08 911 14,000.00 COURT FACILITIES 4.00 EMS 9,065.51 FIRE 51,546.75 TOURIST DEVELOPMENT 1,349.55 UTILITIES 1,138.08 DRUG TASK FORCE 1,001.00 COMMUNICATION 27, 136.80 LANDFILL 1,623.10 TOTAL $ 1,392,057.57 TRANSFER TO EMS $ 20,000.00 WIRE TRANSFER MEDICAID $ 34,856.96 TOTAL $ 54,856.96 MINUTES e following minutes for the Board of County Commissioners meetings were presented for Board Approval: May 8, 2012 and May 12,2012 Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the minutes for the Regular Board meeting held May 8, 2012 as presented. Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES. Comm. Johnson made a motion to approve the minutes for the Regular Board meeting held May 22, 2012 as presented. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES. SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS Connie Asbell, Supervisor of Elections A. Precinct Changes Mrs. Asbell provided information to the Board and explained changes to the precincts and voting locations and requested Board approval. Comm. Bell made a motion to approve changes to the precinct and voting locations as presented. Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES. SUWANNEE RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT Steven Minnis, Suwannee River Water Management District A. Water Shortage Restrictions Mr. Minnis presented information to the Board regarding the recently approved Modi“ ed Phase III Water Shortage Order by the Suwannee River Water Management District restricting water usage due to reduced rainfall taking e ect on June 13th. It was explained it would be up to local Law Enforcement to enforce restrictions. Comments from the audience were made by Renate Cannon and Barney Cannon. e Commissioners agreed adopting a Resolution to encourage voluntary water conservation and to educate the public on water management practices rather than an Ordinance would be a wiser choice. e Commissioners agreed the Order and State Statute is already in place mandating water usage and were not in favor adding to the Sheri s Department or Code Enforcement Departments already burdened personnel to police this Mandate. Sheri Smith spoke and agreed educating the public and encouraging water conservation would be the most sensible approach. SOLID WASTE Benny Jerrels, Director A. Request approval of Resolution 2012-34, authorizing the Chair to sign application for Consolidated Small County Solid Waste Management GrantŽ and appointing the Director of Solid Waste as authorized representative under the grant. Mr. Jerrels requested Board approval of Resolution 2012-34, authorizing the Chair to sign application for Consolidated Small County Solid Waste Management GrantŽ and appointing the Director of Solid Waste as authorized representative under the grant. Mr. Jerrels stated the amount of the grant is $70,588. Comm. Drew made a motion to approve Resolution 201234 as requested. Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES. PLANNING Shenley Neely, Planning Director A. Request approval of Resolution 2012-35, as required by Florida Statute Section 381.00651, periodic evaluation and assessment of onsite sewage treatment and disposal system. Ms. Neely requested Board approval of Resolution 201235, as required by Florida Statute Section 381.00651 which requires local governments containing a “ rst magnitude spring either opt-out by resolution or adopt by local ordinance an onsite sewage treatment and disposal system evaluation and assessment program by no later than January 1, 2013. Comm. Johnson made a motion to approve Resolution 2012-35 as requested with corrections. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES. Roxanne Gruver, an onsite engineer with Florida Onsite Wastewater Association spoke from the audience and suggested having legal council look into this before voting and also the expressed the importance of educating the public on how to better maintain their own septic systems. SHIP Shenley Neely, Director A. Request approval of Modi“ cation number one (1) to the CDBG Grant Agreement. Ms. Neely requested Board approval of Modi“ cation #1 to the CDBG Grant Agreement between the Department of Economic Opportunity and Levy County. e proposed modi“ cation is being requested to revise the Countys Activity Work Plan to re” ect current Date StartŽ and Date EndŽ time frames. Comm. Drew made a motion to approve Modi“ cation #1 to the CDBG Grant Agreement as requested. Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES. ROAD DEPARTMENT Bruce Greenlee, Administrative Road Superintendent A. Request permission to repair rock crusher at Gulf Hammock pit. Mr. Greenlee requested Board approval to have the rock crusher at the Gulf Hammock pit repaired. ere is only one quote from Southeast Equipment, Inc., in the amount of $18,691.50, as they are the only company in the Southeast with a technician to do the work. Comm. Bell made a motion to approve Southeast Equipment, Inc. to repair the rock crusher as requested. Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES. LEVY COUNTY TRANSIT Connie Conley, General Manager A. Request approval of Medicaid Amendment No. 4 for continuation of services for the period of July 1,2012 thru June 30, 2013; contract amount $475,855. Ms. Conley requested Board approval of the Medicaid Amendment No. 4 for continuation of services for the period of July I, 2012 thru June 30, 2013 e amended amount is $475,855. Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the Medicaid Amendment No. 4 as requested. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES. B. Request approval of Resolution 201231 authorizing the “ ling of a Transportation Disadvantaged Trust Fund Grant Trip and Equipment application with the Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged; contract from July 1, 2012 thru June 30, 2013, contract amount $320,950. Ms. Conley requested Board approval of Resolution 201231 authorizing the “ ling of a Transportation Disadvantaged Trust Fund Grant Trip and Equipment application with the Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged; contract from July 1, 2012 thru June 30, 2013 in the amount of $320,950. Comm. Bell made a motion to approve Resolution 2012-31 as requested. Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES. C. Request approval of Resolution 2012-29 authorizing the Withlacoochee Regional Planning Council to “ le a Transportation Disadvantaged Trust Fund Grant application with the Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged; contract from July 1, 2012 thru June 30, 2013, contract amount $17,861. Ms. Conley requested Board approval of Resolution 2012-29 authorizing the Withlacoochee Regional Planning Council to “ le a Transportation Disadvantaged Trust Fund Grant application with the Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged; contract from July I, 2012 thru June 30, 2013 in the amount of $17,861. Comm. Bell made a motion the approve Resolution 201229 as requested. Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES. COUNTY AGENT Albert Fuller, Director A. Request permission to purchase a riding lawn mower. Mr. Moody requested Board approval on behalf of Mr. Fuller of a riding lawn mower for the Ag. Center and presented the bids received: Lanes Yardware 60Ž cut $4 ,695.20 Lanes Yardware 52Ž cut $4,607.20 Greensouth Equipment 60Ž cut $7,794.00 Greensouth Equipment 60Ž cut $5,750.00 Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the purchase of one of the mowers as above from Lanes Yardware, not to exceed $4,700. Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES. Mr. Moody informed the Board of noti“ cation of the State Farm Service Agency in Levy County closing. Soil and Water and NRCS will remain in their current location. Mr. Moody informed the Board the Clerks Finance Department is working on budget “ gures in preparation of upcoming budget meetings to begin. Me. Moody reported to the Board today is the deadline to receive RFPs for insurance and next Tuesday is the date scheduled for interviews beginning at 9:00 A.M. e meeting recessed at 10:27 A.M. e meeting reconvened at 10:37 A.M. PUBLIC COMMENTS Andy Andrews presented each Commissioner with a current copy of the Levy County Journal and spoke to the Board concerning where public notices from the Board are published. He questioned why the same notices were published more than once in all three of Landmark Communications newspapers recently costing the county $600 more than if it had been published the one time they were published with the Levy County Journal. Mr. Andrews requested the Board consider their policies concerning legal notices and urged them to consider the Levy County Journal for their publishing needs. NON AGENDA ITEM LIBRARY Lisa Brasher, Library Director Ms. Brasher requested Board approval to heat a nonagenda item. Comm. Drew made a motion to hear a non-agenda item. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES. Ms. Brasher requested Board approval of the contract with SirsiDynix which will provide records for around $.04 per record in a marked format which will immediately go into the new contract. e total amount is $3,800. Comm. Bell made a motion to approve the Agreement as requested. Second was made by Comm. Joyner and the MOTION CARRIES. COMMISSIONER REPORTS Comm. Bell reported the Chie” and Watermelon Festival was a success this past weekend. Comm. Bell stated Chie” and will be hosting the State T-Ball Tournaments the week of June 13th. e meeting recessed at 11:00 A.M. e meeting reconvened at 5:03 P.M. PUBLIC HEARING A. 2nd Public Hearing 10 consider Adoption of Ordinance 2012-03 relating to Special Events Permits. Atty. Brown presented information 10 the Board regarding changes to Special Event Permits to be done with the adoption of Ordinance 2012-03. Comm. Stevens asked if there was anyone in the audience to speak for or against the proposed Ordinance. Individuals in the audience who spoke were: Renate Cannon Susan Watson stated she objected to the change regarding the 60-day time frame and the requirement to estimate of how many would be in attendance. Comm. Stevens closed the hearing to the public and asked for comments from the Board. Comm. Bell commented on the proposed Ordinance and made motion to Table the item until further review. Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES. B. Adoption of Resolution 20 12-26 amending fee schedule for permit fees and services charges for Development Department and adding the Road Department. Atty. Brown presented Resolution 2012-26 for Board approval amending the fee schedule for permit fees and service charges for the Development Department and adding the Road Department. After discussion, Comm. Johnson made a motion to approve Resolution 2012-26 with the following amendments: Amend Paragraph 4 by deleting Section A8 of the Schedule and delete the references to statutory changes concerning non-residential farm buildings. Section 5 and 6 are to remain as written in the Resolution. Second was made by Comm. Joyner and the MOTION CARRIES. THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO COME BEFORE THE COMMISSION, THE MEETING ADJOURNED AT 5:44 P.M. ATTEST: Clerk of Court, Danny J. Shipp BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS LEVY COUNTY, FL Chairman, Danny Stevens dent and other persons having claims or demands against Decedent’s estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served, must file their claims with the court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AF TER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SEC TION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is June 28, 2012. /s/ Dorothy L. Harper Personal Representative 15850 NW 60 Ave. Chiefland, FL 32626 /s/ Gregory v. Beauchamp, P.A. Attorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar No. 178770 P.O. Box 1129 Chiefland, FL 32644 (352) 493-1458 Pub.: June 28, July 5, 2012. ---------NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) announces the following public meeting to which all interested persons are invited: 26th Annual Environmental Permitting Sum mer School SWFWMD Governing Board members may attend. DATE/TIME: Tuesday, July 17-20, 2012; 8 a.m. PLACE : Marco Island Marriott Resort, 400 S. Collier Blvd, Marco Island FL 34145 A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: www.floridaenet.com, or Lou.Kavouras@watermatters.org or 1(800)423-1476 (FL only) or (352)796-7211, x4606 (Ad Order EXE0219). Pub.: June 28, 2012. ----------

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The Levy County Journal12BJune 28, 2012www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Elizabeth’s KITCHENSCALLOPED POTATOES WITH HAM2 cups fully cooked ham 6 cups thinly sliced potatoes 1 sliced onion 2 tsps. thyme 2 cups milk 2 tablespoons parsley In a 2 quart casserole: Place half the ham then half the potatoes and half the onion. Season with salt, pepper and thyme. Repeat with the other half. Pour milk then top with parsley. Bake covered at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Uncover and bake an additional 15 minutes. HAM & MACARONI SALAD2 cups cooked macaroni (1 cup uncooked) 3 hard boiled eggs, chopped 2 cups cooked diced ham 1 tablespoon pickle relish 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard 1/4 tsp.each salt & pepper Mix together macaroni, ham and eggs in a 2 quart casserole dish. Combine relish, mustard, mayonnaise, salt and pepper. Mix into macaroni, coating well. 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Located in Monroe, Wisconsin, Midnight Velvet is a family-owned catalog company. Visit www.midnightvelvet.com. Bronson’s Verna Brown of The Children’s Table Wins National Charity Contest e Suwannee Valley Players announced last Monday the nominees of the 2012 Golden Gravel Awards. e Gravels, named after founding member Nancy Gravel, are a fun way for the Players to celebrate the completion of another successful season. is success is a direct result of the support received from the community; and the community is invited and encouraged to join in this celebration on July 28th at 7 p.m. at the Pineland Center for an evening of dinner and entertainment. Advanced tickets are currently on sale for $10 at the box o ce at the Chief eater evenings, except Wednesday, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and at our regular ticket outlet, Curves of Chie” and. Meals will be provided by Arystles Niche of Chie” and with a choice of baked chicken and all the trimmings or spaghetti and meatballs with all the trimmings. Be sure to save the date and get your tickets in advance; there will be a very limited number of tickets available at the door for $15. Ballots will be mailed to our contributors this week, when you receive your ballot, please vote and return it as soon as possible. e Players would like to thank the community again for your continued support! e nominees for this years Golden Gravel Awards are: Best Actress: Bobbie Kidd … A Murder of Scarecrows Brianna Mercier … A Little Christmas Spirit Bobbie Kidd … Love, Laughter, Lucci Best Actor Austin Ross … A Murder of Scarecrows Perry Davidson A Little Christmas Spirit Mike Zubler … Love, Laughter, Lucci Best supporting Actress Janice Grant … A Murder of Scarecrows Peggy Rowe … A Little Christmas Spirit Ginny Caudill … Love, Laughter, Lucci Best Supporting Actor Josh Reed … A Murder of Scarecrows Andy Kidd … A Little Christmas Spirit Best Musical Number Cell Block Tango from Chicago … Master of Time Little Girls from Annie … Master of Time Best Production A Murder of Scarecrows A Little Christmas Spirit Master of Time Love, Laughter and LucciNominees for Golden Gravel Awards Announced e Suwannee River Water Management District (District) will hold a public meeting on July 5 to discuss fee-based hunting opportunities. e meeting will take place from 6-8 p.m. at the Districts headquarters, 9225 CR 49, Live Oak. e District is exploring options to expand hunting through generating user fees, o ering hunting leases … including a proposal to lease the Districts Mud Swamp Tract … and other methods. e meeting will give stakeholder groups a chance to provide input and o er suggestions for that process. e District will continue to o er hunting opportunities on nearly 105,000 acres of lands.  e District is looking for ways to increase hunting opportunities while reducing the net cost of managing public lands,Ž said District Senior Land Resources Manager Bob Heeke. A proposed hunting lease for the Districts 836-acre Mud Swamp Tract came before the Districts Governing Board in June, but the board decided to delay action to get public input to accommodate concerns of stakeholder groups. Heeke said because hunting is not currently allowed at Mud Swamp, the project would expand hunting and “ shing opportunities. e tract receives minimal recreational use from the public.Public Meeting on FeeBased Hunting July 5