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The Clewiston City Commission held their regular monthly meeting on Sept. 15 in Clewiston’s City Hall, voting on issues regarding the mandatory paving of driveway aprons, a bid award for the 2015 paving project and a change order for repairs to the city’s main lift station.Public HearingCommissioners voted 4-1 to approve changes to the city ordinance that mandates construction requirements for curbs, curb cuts and driveways. The changes included extending the date when residents must have their aprons paved from Feb. 1, 2016 to Feb. 1, 2018, and removing the word “repair” from a requirement that stated homeowners must pave aprons whenever they complete a repair or improvement on their home that totals more than $2,500. Commissioner Mali Gardner voted against the motion because she believed a pushback date of Feb. 1, 2017 would be suf cient, citing that the longer the city holds off on paving driveway aprons, the worse the roads get. This was the nal reading of the ordinance.Miscellaneous ActionCommissioners voted unanimously against one church’s request BY MELISSA BELTZ e Clewiston NewsTwo juveniles were arrested Sunday morning in connection to at least one vehicle burglary, reported the Clewiston Police Department. At least four vehicle burglaries had been reported during the night of Saturday, Sept. 20 and the morning of Sunday, Sept. 21, according to an arrest report released by CPD, with a .45 caliber gun reported missing from one vehicle. Shortly before 8 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21, Clewiston police of cers were dispatched to E. Del Monte Avenue after a man reported his vehicle may have been broken into sometime during the night, according to the report. When of cers arrived at the man’s house, he reportedly told of cers that his work van, which was parked next to his home, was locked and he always leaves it unlocked. When ofBY MELISSA BELTZ e Clewiston NewsThe Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) received some unexpected news at the end of their last regular meeting, held Sept. 10 in Clewiston, regarding the CEO of ALTAIR Training Solutions, Inc. Brian Jones put the once vacant Hendry Correctional Institute back onto the tax roll after he purchased the property this year for roughly $3.7 million. Jones is the CEO of ALTAIR Training Solutions, Inc., a tactical training company started in 2012. Jones has estimated the company will bring more than 150 jobs to the area in the next three to ve years and will generate approximately $32,000 per year in taxes for the county. The BOCC approved a tax abatement for ALTAIR in August, hoping it would put the company on the fast track towards beginning its operations, but at the end of their last regular meeting, the BOCC was hit hard with information from Hendry County business owner Chad Mudge. Mudge told commissioners that Jones allegedly owed him $30,000 from a previous business deal, in which Mudge was contracted to complete work for a company Jones previously owned in Collier County. That business went bankrupt in 2010, apparently before Mudge was paid for his services. Mudge said Jones was “avoiding payments” and told the BOCC he was worried the ALTAIR deal would end poorly for Hendry County. Commissioners, blind-sided by the information, wondered how it had not come to their attention before the meeting that Jones owned a company that went bankrupt and owed money to other businesses owners. “It’s just bad business and someone should have known about this before now,” said Commissioner Darrell Harris at the meeting. Juveniles Found Hiding in Van ArrestedTwo young boys accused of burglary after several reports of vehicle break-ins emerge ALTAIR CEO Accused of Owing MoneyH.C. business owner reveals past bankruptcy and accuses ALTAIR CEO of $30k in money owedTHURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2014VOL. 88 NUMBER 35 50¢ A A A C S P H D F P SEE ARRESTED 8 SEE ACCUSED 8 SEE APPROVING 8 SUBMITTED PHOTOClewiston Tigers’ fourth victory of the season comes at a cost. For full story, see page 10. Tigers Lose Star Player to ACL Injury Contract Approved for Paving ProjectWeekley Asphalt Paving awarded bid for 2015 paving project

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3 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 25, 2014 The following news items have been submitted by the community. If you would like to have your news items printed, please send information to cndesk@ newszap.com.Arts of the Inland MeetingThe public is invited to the Arts of the Inland meeting being held on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 6 p.m. at the Firehouse Community Theatre, 241 N. Bridge St., LaBelle. After a short meeting, the Firehouse Theatre will provide entertainment that you won’t want to miss. The Arts of the Inland is a 501(c)3 nonpro t umbrella arts organization committed to recognizing and promoting artists in the inland area of south Florida. Members include visual, literary and performing artists. For further information go to www.artsoftheinland.com or contact: LaVon Koenig 239-3035849 or artsinland@gmail.com.Second High-Heel-A-ThonKimberly Clement, High-Heel-A-Thon chairman, announced that plans for the second annual race are rapidly coming to completion. This will be an all-day affair on Oct. 5 beginning at 7 a.m. If you have not yet purchased your Cow Chip Bingo ticket, contact any member of the Glades County Woman’s Club. The course will be set up around the Chalo Nitka grounds and will be approximately one mile long. Participants do not have to wear high heels to enter the walk-a-thon, however, there is a prize for the highest heel competing. Participants will be walking to honor, in memory of and in support of everyone that has ever been diagnosed with breast cancer. Be sure your team is entered in order to compete. A team consists of 10 or more members. Individuals of all ages are also encouraged to enter. Awards will be given to teams with the Most Spirit, Highest Heel, Most Original Shoe, Most Members on a Team and Prettiest Shoe. Individual entry is $10 per individual or $100 per team. If your business would like to enter a contest, the winner will be awarded $100 off their light bill. A Bra Dazzling Contest and a Pink Pumpkin Decorating Contest also are being held to assist Breast Cancer Awareness. One of the most hilarious contests last year was the Womanless Beauty Pageant, and will be this year. Any man age 16 and over can compete, A new item this year is the Glades County Woman’s Club’s Airboat and Swamp Buggy Show. This begins at 7 a.m. In addition to the vendors who will offer great items from food to scarves, the club has secured the Clydesdales, a jump house for kids and LaBelle Cloggers. Half of the proceeds from the Walk-A-Thon will be donated to the Breast Cancer Foundation, and members were informed that in addition to this donation, 20 free mammograms will be awarded from last year’s proceeds. For further information, contact Kim Clement at 863-228-0907. The next High-Heel-A-Thon meeting will be held at the Doyle Conner Building on Sept. 25 at 5:30 p.m., and the next Glades County Woman’s Club meeting will be held Oct. 9 at First Methodist Church, also beginning at 5:30 p.m. Other GCWC News: President Dawn Garrison announced committee chairs for the following: Ways and Means Aletris Farnam and Priscilla Spooner; Scholarship Janice Brown and Lori Ward; Publicity Bobbi Brown; Historian Dawn Garrison and Kim Clement; Refreshments Pat Lucas. As no one has volunteered to chair the Membership Committee, the entire club membership was charged with increasing membership by sponsoring at least one person.You Can HelpLearn how you can help your community during emergencies. Do you want to participate in the free 24-hour training available to volunteers in our community who would like to learn how to respond to emergencies in your neighborhood, workplace or community? Nancy Tanner, training and exercise coordinator with Hendry County Emergency Management, will be teaching the 20-hour Basic CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) training from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. October. 6, 8, 13 and 15 at the Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, located at 310 Campbell Street in LaBelle. Participants will need to bring their own lunch. The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as re safety, light search and rescue, team organization and disaster medical operations. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help. CERT members also are encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking a more active role in emergency preparedness projects in their community. To register before Oct. 5, contact Nancy Tanner, Hendry County Emergency Management, at 863-674-5400 or call Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church at 863-675-0656. Enrollment is limited to 20 participants.Call for Artists Wharf WalkThe city of LaBelle and the LaBelle Downtown Revitalization Corp., in collaboration with The Arts of the Inland, invite visual artists to exhibit/sell their artwork at the Second Annual Wharf Walk on Nov. 8. This event will be at the City Wharf on the Caloosahatchee River, Hwy. 29 at the bridge in LaBelle, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost of a 10x10 booth space is $30. Space is limited, so get your application and fees in early. The rst 10 eligible artists to apply will be accepted. For complete information, guidelines and application, go to www.downtownLabelle.com and click on the Events tab. Wharf Walk is free and open to the public. Be a part of this relaxing, entertaining evening featuring not only local artists selling their art, but also live jazz provided by professional musician Daryl Best from 4 p.m. 5:30 p.m.; the Batey Latin Jazz group from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and more live jazz from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Local food and beverage vendors will be on hand to complete this great evening. For further information, contact LaVon Koenig at artsinland@gmail.com or call 239-3035849.Kids Fall FestivalThe Clewiston Recreation Department will host its annual Kids Fall Festival on Oct. 25 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Sugar Festival Park, located on Osceola and Royal Palm. Join the Rec Dept. for some ghoulish games, freaky fun and frightening food! Car show, kids and pet costume contests (all pets must be leashed). COMMUNITY NEWS AND INFORMATION FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSIONEditor’s Note: The following was taken directly from FWC’s Division of Law Enforcement Weekly Report for Hendry County, week of Sept. 5 to Sept. 11. K-9 Of cer Lilley and Of cer Hofheinz were on patrol at night when they passed a vehicle travelling extremely slowly. The vehicle was stopping and going and utilizing a combination of their headlights and the moonlight to illuminate the edges of the roadways. The of cers followed the vehicle for several miles before stopping them and locating a .270 caliber ri e in the vehicle. The occupants gave written statements, admitting to attempting to kill wild hogs from the roadway. The occupants were issued citations for the violations and the ri e was retained as evidence. K-9 Of cer Lilley and Of cer Hofheinz were on patrol when they heard another of cer call for assistance with a vehicle crash where the passenger was trapped inside. They arrived on scene in Lee County where a vehicle had run off of a curve and rolled over before hitting a power pole, trapping a 15-year-old female passenger inside. The of cers assisted by utilizing their vehicle’s winch to roll the vehicle back over where the roof was able to be cut off by rescue personnel. Of cer Lilley and a re ghter were able to lift the female out of the car through the roof where they placed her on a back board. The female was transported to the hospital by EMS. FWC Division of Law Enforcement Weekly Report for Hendry CountyK-9 OFFICER LILLEY AND OFFICER HOFHEINZ WERE ON PATROL WHEN THEY HEARD ANOTHER OFFICER CALL FOR ASSISTANCE WITH A VEHICLE CRASH WHERE THE PASSENGER WAS TRAPPED INSIDE.

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5 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 25, 2014 When Sports and Morality ClashBY DR. TODD BUCK First Baptist Church of ClewistonI have to admit it, since I was about eight years old, I have been a fan (that’s short for fanatic) of the Minnesota Vikings. It all started on Sunday afternoons watching Fran Tarkenton. The Purple People Eaters. The Norsemen of the Midway. Through four Super Bowl losses and various other on and off the eld embarrassments, my blood has continued to run purple. What is a person to do when their favorite team in their favorite sport has a moral problem? That’s what has faced me during the last two weeks, as domestic violence center of attention moved from Ray Rice in Baltimore up north to Minnesota, with the gut-wrenching details of Adrian Peterson. I scratched my head when I saw fans cheer as Rice came onto the eld prior to the second video’s release. But then I looked in my closet and saw my Vikings Peterson jersey and had to ask, “If I had tickets, would I wear it?” Thankfully enough, my wife’s better sense won out in my head and I left the jersey where it hung. Even in my own living room, I couldn’t bear to put it on. Originally, the Vikings were going to allow Peterson to play, announcing that they were going to ‘let the justice system play out.’ But then the fans continued to howl, social media lit up and then the shoe dropped: sponsors pulled out. The Vikings even received a lecture over the airwaves from America’s largest beer manufacturer. Now that is morality. Then the governor lectured them as to their wrongheaded decision to allow Peterson to suit up. No matter my starry-eyed obsession with the team of my childhood, one thing is clear: the Vikings got caught in a stampede and missed the lessons of the Ray Rice episode. Their original support evaporated and they suspended the NFL’s best running back -clearly not because of a moral quandary, but because of the bottom line. It is clear that the Vikings, the commissioner and the entire NFL ultimately care about money over doing the right thing, every time. That’s not exactly a shock to anyone, and it won’t be a special report on the evening news, but it is more clear than ever. The video of a woman being dragged from an elevator did not mean Rice lost his job. The pictures of a four-year-old’s battered legs and body did not mean Peterson was out. Only when sponsors ran away from the NFL shield did the suspensions happen. But the lessons about morality and money need to be turned inward. The Bible says, ‘The love of money is the root of all kinds of evil’ (1 Tim. 6:10). While wealth is actually morally neutral, the levels to whcich people will stoop in order to gain it are astounding. Remember -whenever someone says, ‘It’s not about the money,’ you can mark it down: it’s de nitely about the money. Greed causes people to do all sorts of (dumb) things they would not normally do. Jesus teaches us that we must instead lay up treasures in Heaven, where no one can rob us or harm them. By loving God and serving Him instead of money, eternal happiness and joy may be ours. And that can never be lost. If readers would like to comment on an article or suggest an idea for one, feel free to email Dr. Buck at: toddbucksr@gmail. com.Glades Prayer WalkBELLE GLADE — The Glades Area Ministerial Association invites the community to the ‘Glades Stop the Violence and Crime Prayer Walk,’ which will be held on Sept. 27. “Let’s spread the message of love and peace amongst our community.” The walk will begin at 3 p.m. at the plaza on the corner of State Road 715 and MLK Blvd. in Belle Glade. It will end at Hand Park (between 5th and 6th Streets).Community AnnouncementCLEWISTON — Community Presbyterian Church, 407 Royal Palm, invites all to attend worship service at 11 a.m. each Sunday. Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. before church. For additional information, please contact Rev. Thomas Slager at 863-983-9406.Concert on Sept. 27BELLE GLADE — The public is invited to the of cial CD release concert of Gerald Smith on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. at the First Baptist Church. The concert will also feature the Glades Community Choir. First Baptist Church is located at 17 NW Ave B, Belle Glade (across from Gold Coast Federal Credit Union).BHR Baptist ChurchBUCKHEAD RIDGE — Want a friendly, Godfearing, loving fellowship church? Come visit us at Buckhead Ridge Baptist, 1731 Hunter Rd. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m., morning service begins at 11 a.m.. There is a Sunday evening service at 6 p.m. and Wednesday nights, we have service at 6 p.m. Pastor Arlen Cook brings the Message. Everyone is welcome. Come visit, you are going to like us. RELIGION NEWS AND INFORMATION Dr. Todd Buck FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSIONResearchers at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) observed transplanted nursery-raised staghorn coral (Acropora cervicornis) spawning for the rst time this month at Tropical Rocks, just over four miles offshore of Marathon. These corals were supplied by the Coral Restoration Foundation and Mote Marine Lab nurseries and outplanted by the FWC. The project was made possible by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act via The Nature Conservancy. The FWC, in collaboration with the Conservancy and other American Recovery and Reinvestment Act partners, began construction on the Middle Keys coral nursery in late 2009 but suffered setbacks due to a coldwater kill and, later, a warm-water bleaching event. The goal of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act project was to expand the current nurseries, develop new nurseries and outplant high numbers of nursery-grown corals throughout the Florida reef tract and the U.S. Virgin Islands. “This is the rst time that we have seen staghorn coral spawning at the reef tract that included corals grown as part of our nursery program,” said Caitlin Lustic, coral recovery coordinator for the Conservancy in Florida. “This spawning event shows that outplanted corals have the ability to reproduce just like a natural colony and furthers our goal of creating breeding colonies of coral that can repopulate reefs on their own.” The FWC and the Conservancy are reseeding coral reefs in efforts to aid recovery of wild staghorn populations. Staghorn coral contributes signi cantly to reef growth, island formation and coastal protection while providing essential habitat for a number of important reef sh. “With this project, we developed excellent working relationships with the Conservancy and the rest of our partners,” said Kerry Maxwell, coral researcher with the FWC. “Together we boosted threatened staghorn populations and realized the ultimate goal of the project: spawning. Even though the project backed by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is complete, I anticipate we will all continue to collaborate toward the common goal of coral reef restoration.” To learn more about corals in Florida waters or to learn more about the FWC’s Coral Reef Research and Monitoring Project, visit MyFWC. com/Research and select “Habitat” then “Coral Reefs.” To learn more about the Conservancy’s efforts to protect Florida’s coast, including coral reef habitat, visit www.nature.org/ oridacoast. Ultimate Coral Reef-Building Success “WHAT IS A PERSON TO DO WHEN THEIR FAVORITE TEAM IN THEIR FAVORITE SPORT HAS A MORAL PROBLEM?”DR. TODD BUCK FAILURE IS SIMPLY THE OPPORTUNITY TO BEGIN AGAIN, THIS TIME MORE INTELLIGENTLY. HENRY FORD

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FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSIONThe second annual Exotic Pet Amnesty Day for Palm Beach County will be Oct. 4 at the former Garden Club building in Dreher Park, behind the Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society and next to the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium (address: 4800 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach). The public is invited to surrender any exotic animals they have been keeping as pets – no penalties and no questions asked. Surrendered animals will be accepted between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. These animals will be checked by a veterinarian and made available for adoption by experienced individuals who are capable of caring for them. Animals that will be accepted for surrender include reptiles, amphibians, mammals, birds, sh and invertebrates. Domestic animals will not be accepted. Exotic Pet Amnesty Day is hosted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Everglades Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (ECISMA) and the Zoo, and is sanctioned by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). The event is free and open to the public. Live animals will be on display, and experts from the FWC, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society will be on hand for conversations and questions about exotic pets. The surrendered animals will be made available for adoption after 2 p.m. Exotic pet adopters must be experienced and must have already applied and been approved by the FWC. Would-be adopters must bring their acceptance letters with them. Adopter applications can be found at MyFWC.com/Nonnatives. Becoming an adopter is free. For additional information about this event, call the FWC’s Exotic Species Hotline at 888-IveGot1 (888-483-4681). Exotic pet owners who cannot attend this event can call this number for assistance in nding a new home for their animal. For more information about adopting exotic pets, visit MyFWC.com/Nonnatives and click on “Exotic Pet Amnesty Program.” For more information about the Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society, visit www.palmbeachzoo.org. FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHThe Florida Department of Health remains committed to safeguarding the health of Florida’s children by increasing immunization levels. Florida’s State Health Online Tracking System (SHOTS) helps ensure that the required immunization records for child-care and school attendance are easy to locate. Florida SHOTS is a free, statewide, secure online immunization registry that helps health care providers and schools keep track of immunization records. “The Florida SHOTS registry offers a variety of bene ts for parents, physicians, hospitals, schools and pharmacists,” said Dr. Celeste Philip, deputy secretary for Health and deputy state health of cer for Children’s Medical Services. “Better immunization levels mean better health for all of Florida’s children.” Florida SHOTS allows health care providers to easily determine the immunizations a child needs based on past immunization history, age and medical conditions. Quali ed health care providers who want to get started using Florida SHOTS, with direct access to the system, can enroll online in minutes and receive account access in as little as one hour. Health care providers can learn how to use the registry’s tools and features in quick, free training segments -at their own pace and schedule with web-based training available 24/7. All training resources are available in English and Spanish through www. shotsusers. com/training. These trainings are available for both Vaccines for Children (VFC) program participants and non-VFC participating health care providers. Florida SHOTS data upload feature allows health care practices to automatically update shot records from their existing medical software into the registry by batch and real time web-service upload. This increases ef ciency and accuracy. The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people through integrated state, county and community efforts. During 2014, the Department is recognizing 125 years of public health in Florida with educational opportunities and events. Please visit www.FLHealth125.gov for more information. Follow the Department on Twitter at @ HealthyFla and on Facebook. For more information about the Florida Department of Health please visit www.FloridaHealth.gov. SATURDAYS ONLY!SHEWMAKER ANIMAL HOSPITAL 8:00 a.m to 10:00 a.m.1095 N. State Rd. 29 € LaBelle € 863-675-2441IMMOKALEE MOBILE UNIT CLINIC 10:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m.Next to the McDonalds € Immokalee € 239-657-2266CLEWISTON MOBILE UNIT CLINIC 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.at McDonalds € Clewiston € 863-675-2441Parvo $12 € Rabies $10Boarding 1/2 price with cash up frontLow cost spays & neuters Call us for pricesDisclaimer: The Patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. LOW COST VACCINATION CLINIC! Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 25, 2014 6 BY PATTY BRANT Sta WriterTransportation is a vital component of anyone’s life, but becomes more complicated for people who live in rural areas. In the city, transportation is pretty available to just about everyone. But when you live in less populated areas, like Hendry and Glades counties, getting where you need to go can be pretty complicated when there is no bus service. Yes, taxis are available but they’re expensive, so many people are left to rely on family and friends for rides to doctors appointments, medical procedures and shopping, That’s where Good Wheels can make a huge difference in people’s lives. As a Transportation Disadvantaged service, Good Wheels has some 25,000 one-way trips in Hendry-Glades per year. Many Good Wheels riders are elderly or disabled and rates for them are unbelievably reasonable, but anyone is welcome to use the service and get where they’re going. Veterans needing rides to the VA Clinics should look into Good Wheels for transportation needs. There is no special program for vets although they may qualify for one of Good Wheels other programs.Qualifying RidersQualifying riders can make it to their medical appointments, mental health services, outings, college course, Walmart and more. Need a ride to work or to a doctor’s appointment? What about school or recreation. Good Wheels has an answer for many of these folks. It does take some planning, though. If your trip is not on a regular route, you must call 24 hours in advance to schedule a pick up at home and delivery to your doctor, adult daycare, shopping, movies anywhere. The elderly, disabled and low income can ride anywhere they need to go for just $1 one way a total of $2 round trip. If you don’t qualify for the Transportation Disadvantaged rate, you can still use Good Wheels. If you are on Medicaid, you need to sign up with an HMO, which, through a broker, will schedule transportation for you. For Clewiston, Moore Haven and Belle Glade residents, regular routes include:Clew-Belle, Monday-FridayThis regular route runs mornings and afternoons from the Clewiston Walmart beginning at 7 a.m. and makes regular stops in Clewiston on its way to Palm Beach Community College in Belle Glade. Last returning trip ends at Walmart at 7 p.m. The full route takes about two hours.Clew-Belle Express Weekend Saturday and Sunday the same route begins at 8 a.m. and last returning trip ends at WalMart at 5 p.m. Moore Haven-Clewiston, Saturday OnlyThis route begins at 1101 Cactus Ave. in Moore Have and has several stops ve minutes apart, including 8th Street and Avenue A; Gamble Ave. and Tobias; Lee St. and Tobias; Lee St. and Tobias Ave; Ave. F and 4th St.; Ave. H and 7th St.; until arrival at Clewiston Walmart. Remember that Transportation Disadvantaged rides are shared. Expect to be riding the van or bus with other people, who will also be picked up and dropped off so allow extra travel time. If you live a half hour away from your destination, you will need to allow extra time to get there. Good Wheels: Transportation for Everybody SUBMITTED PHOTO Florida Shots Helps Keep Kids Healthy Exotic Pet Amnesty Day Set for Oct. 4

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7 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 25, 2014 AMERICAN SUGAR ALLIANCEThe U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) on Aug. 26, said Mexican sugar subsidies are giving Mexico’s sugar mills an unfair trade advantage. As a result of this preliminary ruling, a duty deposit will be collected on sugar imports from Mexico until the U.S. government can complete its investigation and make a nal determination in the case. A 17.01-percent duty deposit will be imposed on sugar imported from mills operated by the Mexican government. Sugar produced by the Mexican company GAM will see a 2.99-percent duty deposit and all other Mexican sugar will be subject to a 14.87-percent duty deposit. Phillip Hayes, a spokesman for the American Sugar Alliance, issued the following statement in response: “The DOC’s nding validates our claim that the ood of Mexican sugar, which is harming America’s sugar producers and workers, is subsidized by the Mexican government. The preliminary duties are important and we fully expect the nal countervailing duties to be higher. One reason for our con dence about the nal determination is that the DOC is now investigating new information about Mexican subsidies. “We also expect a positive outcome when the DOC issues its preliminary anti-dumping ruling this fall.” Mexico’s government owns and operates 20 percent of the country’s sugar production. In addition to this ownership, Mexico’s inef cient sugar producers bene t from export subsidies, preferential government loans coupled with debt forgiveness, government cash infusions to cover operating shortfalls, and government grant programs to nance inventory, exports and inputs. U.S. producers led anti-dumping and countervailing duty petitions against Mexico’s sugar industry on March 28. The nding on Aug. 26 pertains to the countervailing duty petition. The DOC will issue a preliminary ruling on the anti-dumping petition in October. The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) recorded a preliminary ruling in May – by a 5-0 vote – that there is evidence that Mexico’s dumping and subsidization is injuring U.S. interests. Final determinations by both the DOC and ITC will likely be made early next year. FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSIONWhen someone catches sight of a panther or black bear and reports it to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), the agency’s biologists may use that sighting to help research and manage those species. Already, the public’s willingness to report where they see panthers and black bears in Florida is having a positive impact on what is known about where these large mammals live and reproduce in the state. Based on two years of online public reports of panther sightings and nearly one year of online reports of bear sightings, biologists know more about what areas of Florida provide viable habitat for these species. A total of 1,537 Florida panther sightings were reported as of June 2014, of which 275 have been veri ed as panthers based on photos of the animal or its footprints. This includes the rst veri cation of a panther sighted near the Green Swamp, north of Interstate 4 in Central Florida. Primarily, the veri ed panther sightings are in Southwest Florida. There also were a total of 2,257 Florida black bear sighting reports as of June 2014, with more than 500 of those reports containing uploaded photographs. Sightings of bears were reported in 59 of the state’s 67 counties. The FWC continues collection of panther sightings at MyFWC.com/PantherSightings, and bear sightings at MyFWC.com/BearSightings. Here people can nd information about the animals, including how to identify them, what to do or not do if they see one and a Google map making it easy to pinpoint the sighting location. “Someone’s excitement about seeing a Florida panther or black bear may translate into important scienti c information if that sighting is reported to the FWC,” said Carol Knox, the FWC’s Imperiled Species Management section leader. “The FWC is pleased that so many people are making the effort to be citizen scientists and sharing their sightings of panthers and bears. By doing so, they are contributing to conservation of Florida’s largest land mammals.” Soon, cooler weather will be on the way and more people will be resuming their outdoor pursuits. “We hope people going outdoors to hunt, hike or pursue other recreational activities remember to share their bear sightings with us, particularly if it is a mother bear with cubs,” said FWC bear biologist Brian Scheick. For a list of the many FWC wildlife sightings, surveys and hotlines in which citizen scientists are invited to participate, go to MyFWC.com/ get-involved/citizen-science/. Learn more about panthers at FloridaPantherNet.org and more about bears at MyFWC.com/Bear. Dept. of Commerce: Distorted Trade Reporting Wildlife Sightings Help BiologistsPublic sightings of Florida panthers, bears going strong U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC) ON AUG. 26, SAID MEXICAN SUGAR SUBSIDIES ARE GIVING MEXICO’S SUGAR MILLS AN UNFAIR TRADE ADVANTAGE.

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Several days after the meeting, Jones admitted that he did owe Mudge some money, but said it was not nearly the amount that Mudget claimed. Jones also said he has already paid Mudge $5,000 out of his own pocket. “Legally, I don’t owe anyone a penny. It’s something I wanted to do. I took a good beating, but I don’t like the fact that other folks have taken a beating with me,” said Jones of his bankruptcy. According to Jones, the company led bankruptcy after he found out his business partner was forging documents and he has since tried to pay as many people back as possible out of his personal funds. “To recover from something like that, it takes a long time. If you do, it has to be out of personal money. That’s what I was doing,” said Jones. When speaking with Gregg Gillman, president of the Hendry County Economic Development Council, several days after the meeting, he said the news has zero impact on the county’s dealings with ALTAIR, but could not comment on any of Jones’ previous business deals. “I can tell you what ALTAIR has done since it purchased the 1,100 acres. They paid $3.5 million for it and it immediately went on the tax roll,” said Gillman. “To date, they have created 23 jobs. On top of purchasing the former prison, they’ve spent $1 million on improvements to land and buildings. Everything, all the dealings that I’ve had and the county has had, they’ve done -if not exceeded -everything they said they were going to do.” Gillman also said he was aware of the bankruptcy, but said it wasn’t necessarily a red ag. “With business dealings, some are really good and some don’t go so well. It happens. People move on past bankruptcy all the time,” said Gillman. Take advantage of our vision sceening and Back-To-School Eyewear Special. Call for Details! Serving the area for over 31 years! Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 25, 2014 8 ACCUSEDContinued From Page 1 cers looked inside, they reportedly saw two juveniles hiding inside. K-9 units from both CPD and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Of ce were used to get the two juveniles out of the van. When ofcers searched the van, they reportedly found a small ashlight and a silver digital camera that the man said did not belong to him. It is also reported that the van’s gear shift and driver’s seat were damaged. The juveniles, whose names were not released, were arrested and charged with one count burglary to an unoccupied dwelling and resisting of cers without violence. ARRESTEDContinued From Page 1 THE JUVENILES, WHOSE NAMES WERE NOT RELEASED, WERE AR-RESTED AND CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT BURGLARY TO AN UNOC-CUPIED DWELLING AND RESISTING OFFICERS WITHOUT VIOLENCE. BY MELISSA BELTZ e Clewiston NewsThe Clewiston City Commission approved the nal budget and millage rate Monday night in a short, ve-minute hearing that marked the unof cial end of budget season. With only three commissioners present at the nal hearing, the commission voted 3-0 to approve a 6.1957 millage rate for Fiscal Year 2014/15, which represents no change from last scal year’s rate. However, property values in the city did increase slightly this scal year compared to last, generating about $29,794 more in ad valorem taxes. The ad valorem taxes for FY 2014/15 is $1.9 million The commission also voted 3-0 to approve a $25 million operating budget for the city of Clewiston in FY 2014/15. In summary, total revenues were up slightly this scal year compared to last, but reserves were down. Total revenues from the city’s six funds -the general fund, the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) fund, grant fund, electric fund, water and sewer fund and solid waste fund -were $28,354 more this scal year compared to last. Total reserves in those funds, however, were $218,699 less this scal year than last. The city’s total revenues and reserves were $190,345 less this scal year compared to last. City’s Budget ApprovedFY2014/15 budget and millage rate approved by city to purchase property from the city for 10 percent of the balance owed on a lien against the property. The property is a vacant lot on E. Aztec Avenue and has a $51,875.87 balance through Sept. 30, 2014. The city paid more than $38,000 in 2010 to demolish the building that once stood on the property after it was damaged during a hurricane. Commissioners did not want to settle for less than what they put into demolishing the building and voted to reject the request, giving the interested party 90 days to accept or reject the offer. If they chose to reject, commissioners added that a “deed in lieu” process should begin, instead of putting the property in foreclosure. Commissioners then voted to approve two service contracts with the Clewiston Chamber of Commerce and the Clewiston Museum. The contract with the Chamber states the city will pay it $5,000 per year and perform preventative maintenance to its tour bus in exchange for the use of the Chamber’s public notice sign and tour bus upon request. Commissioner Kristine Petersen abstained from voting on the Chamber’s contract because she sits on the Chamber board. The contract with the museum states the city will pay it $5,000 per year and pay the utility bills for one year in exchange for the use of the museum’s conference room for public meetings.2015 Paving ProjectCommissioners voted 5-0 to award Weekley Asphalt Paving’s bid to complete the 2015 paving project. Weekley Asphalt agreed to match the lowest bid option, which came from Lynch Paving totaling $175,459.45; Weekley also qualies as a local vendor. Commissioners approved the bid and voted to add two additional streets and driveway aprons to the paving project, with a total project cost of about $204,000. Since paving projects are budgeted at $200,000, Public Works Director Sean Schef er suggested taking the additional $4,000 from road materials in the Public Works budget.Lift Station Change OrderThe city’s main lift station reached its breaking point this past summer after years of added capacity left it in a crippled state. Foster Marine Contractors, Inc. has been working to x the lift station’s problems, but found an additional $15,574 worth of work that needed to be done, which wasn’t included in the original contract. The changes included gas lines that needed to be moved in order to complete the project. Commissioners voted to approve the change order 5-0. Once the change order was approved, the contractor could nish the project with a total estimated cost of about $204,074. APPROVINGContinued From Page 1 BY PATTY BRANT Special to e Clewiston NewsTuesday night, Hendry County Commissioners set the 2014/15 millage rate at 8.4909, which is 11.51 percent higher than the 7.6145 roll back rate. This is a .77 mill increase over last scal year. The board also will use $500,000 from its disaster relief fund to balance the budget. Last year’s millage rate was 7.7209. In previous years, the board has used non-recurring reserves, which no longer exist, to balance the budget. The increase will allow an across the board salary increase for all county employees -the rst for board employees in seven years. It will fund increases in liability and health insurance, as well as retirement rates. In addition, Emergency Medical Services will be able to fund operation of all ve ambulances and return three EMT/Paramedics to the roster who had to be cut from the service several years ago. In addition to increasing the millage rate, the board has helped balance the budget by cutting costs and increasing ef ciency, particularly in IT, and reduced all department budgets, according to Hendry County Finance Director Jennifer Davis. County Millage Rate Up Over Last Year

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Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 25, 2014 10 BY JOHANNA GONZALEZ Special to e Clewiston NewsThe Clewiston Tigers’ fourth victory of the season against the Gulliver Prep Raiders came at a high cost: the Tigers lost senior running back, and leading scorer, Jarvirus Bradford in the third quarter to an ACL injury. Unfortunately, the injury was on the same knee that Bradford injured last season, and it appears the injury may end his senior season. “Hopefully, Jarvirus gets better. You know, he seems to be the heart and soul of the team,” said Head Coach Pete Walker after the game. After being questioned about how he will ll the void left by Bradford’s injury, Walker replied it would be something the team would have to work on. On the Tigers’ rst offensive series, junior quarterback Davis Witt’s pass was intercepted, giving the Raiders an early opportunity to open the scoring. However, with the Tigers back on defense, the Tigers forced a fumble and recovered the ball on the 14-yard line. Witt threw a long pass to senior wide receiver Lenoriss Gaines, who took it to the one-yard line, making an 85-yard pass and catch. Bradford, on the next play, took the ball and made a one-yard touchdown run, bringing the score to 7-0 in favor of the Tigers. On the very next defensive play, senior Devonte Weekly intercepted a Raiders pass. Senior running back Dominik Spain had two long runs and Witt had a 30-yard pass to Gaines down to the 18-yard line, taking the Tigers into the redzone. Junior Maurice Murphy then had an 11-yard run, making it rst in goal to end the rst quarter. To open the second quarter, senior Kyree Marshall punched in the ball for a one yard touchdown leaving the score at 14-0. The Tigers’ defense, however, gave up a long touchdown run by the Raiders on the very next play, closing the score at 14-7. Later the Tigers offense sputtered a bit when Witt fumbled the ball and turned it over near mid eld. The Tiger defense buckled down and barred their teeth when the Raiders attempted to go for the touchdown on fourth and goal. A swarm of defenders forced the Raiders off the eld and the Tigers took the ball back at the one-yard line. Witt was able to nd Gaines again for another long catch and run, and then the drive was capped off with a two-yard touchdown by senior Tyrone Washington, putting the score to a set of 21-7 at the half. The Tigers started with the ball in the second half, and after the Tiger offense successfully moved the ball, disaster struck. Bradford took the handoff and converted for another rst down to the 10-yard line, but unwittingly got the leading scorer Bradford tragically hurt. Bradford had to be helped off the eld and was attended to by staff on the sideline. “We will have to practice hard and get ready for next week,” commented Spain about Bradford’s injury. This appeared to stall the drive and the Tigers had to settle for a eld goal by senior Brandon Torres, taking the score to 24-7. The Raiders took over and had a long 45-yard pass play deep into the Tigers’ territory, a pass almost intercepted by Gaines. The Tigers stopped the Raiders short on third down, but the Raiders went for it on fourth down, leading to a completed pass for the Raiders on rst down. On the very next play, the Raiders’ touchdown quarterback hit a wide-open Raider in the endzone, but the extra point was blocked, making the score 24-13 Tigers. The Tiers were unable to respond on the next series and had to punt, and the kick went for a touchback. The Raiders used several short passes to get deep into Tiger territory. Then after a pass interference call on a Tiger defender, the Raiders had a scoring opportunity rst and goal from the ve-yard line. The Raiders then scored a touchdown pass due to a blown coverage call that left a wide open receiver in the endzone. The Raiders were forced to go for the two point conversion. After a pass interference was called, giving the Raiders a second chance, the Tigers were able bat the down pass and kept it a two possession game at 24-19. With 2:39 left on the clock, the Raiders kicked an onside kick and recovered, giving them one last chance to take the lead. Weekly dropped an interception on the next play, but was able to at least break up a long pass attempt. On the following play, Spain broke up another pass making it fourth down. On fourth down, the Raiders quarterback had to keep the ball and run, but was kept short of the rst down and the Tigers took over on downs. In an attempt to run out the clock, Spain broke a run that led to a 62-yard touchdown, breaking two big tackles and sealing the win for the Tigers, 31-19. After the game Gaines, commented that the team was back. Tigers Lose Star Player to ACL InjuryJarvirus Bradford may be out for season after injuring his ACL in third quarter “HOPEFULLY, JARVIRUS GETS BETTER. YOU KNOW, HE SEEMS TO BE THE HEART AND SOUL OF THE TEAM.”COACH PETE WALKER SUBMITTED PHOTONew Business SpotlightTrinity Point Medical Center is located at 316 Bond Street in Clewiston. The Center focuses on Internal Medicine and its business hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Center is also open the rst and third Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To contact Trinity Point Medical Center, please call 863-902-1351 or fax 863-902-1353.

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11 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 25, 2014 Tony Chihocky, scout leader; Mercedes Vary, president of Active Citizens for Children; and Kyle Roque, scout, unveil the newest addition to the Sweetest Town Playground. Kyle installed the bike rack purchased with remaining funds from the park project as his Eagle Scout Project. Coleman Ponce, another scout (not pictured), e xtended the side walk from parking area to the rst pavilion as his Eagle Scout Project. The Sweetest Town Playground will have its one year anniversary at the end of this month. New Bike Rack in Time for Park Anniversary SUBMITTED PHOTO SUBMITTED PHOTOS SUBMITTED PHOTO

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13 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 25, 2014 BY MELISSA BELTZ e Clewiston NewsA Clewiston man was arrested on Sept. 13 after his family was involved in an accident that sent their car into a canal, the Clewiston Police Department (CPD) reported. Terry Robert Garnto, 25, was arrested and charged with battery on an of cer and resisting an of cer with violence after another man allegedly caused an accident involving Garnto's family, according to an arrest report released by CPD. The other man, Mason Tyler Bryant, 21, of Belle Glade, was arrested and charged with DUI and property damage the same night. Bryant allegedly ran a stop sign at the intersection of W. Alverdez and Olympia Street shortly after 9 p.m. on Sept. 13 and collided with another car, causing severe damage to his vehicle and sending the other car into an adjacent canal. The occupants of the second car were a woman and a young child, according to the report. While the woman and child were being treated for injuries by EMS, it is reported that Garnto and a few other family members arrived at the scene of the crash. Of cers on scene reported that Garnto became upset and allegedly went towards Bryant, but was intercepted by an of cer who told him to leave the scene. It was at that time that Garnto "took a ghting position" and told of cers he wasn't going to leave, according to the report. Garnto allegedly committed battery on that of cer, though the speci c account of the battery was not released by CPD. The report also states Garnto pulled himself out of the of cer's grip as the of cer attempted to arrest him. Of cers reportedly got Garnto onto the ground, but Garnto allegedly kept his arms underneath his body, refusing to show of cers his hands. It is reported that the same of cer, whom Garnto allegedly battered, deployed his taser without the prongs to Garnto's upper back, at which point Garnto reportedly gave of cers his hands to be cuffed. According to the of cer's account in the report, he deployed his taser because Garnto was never searched and it was unknown to of cers whether or not he was armed. Garnto was arrested and charged with battery on a law enforcement of cer and resisting with violence. He was booked into the Hendry County Jail on Sept. 14 and released two days later on a $10,000 bond. Arrest After Altercation at Crash SceneUpset by accident involving family members, man allegedly batters of cer and resists arrest Unoccupied home catches re twice in two daysBY MELISSA BELTZ e Clewiston NewsThe Clewiston Fire Department (CFD) responded to two separate res at the same residence last weekend, the second of which started more than 24 hours after the rst. At around 3:55 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13, re ghters responded to a reported structure re at a home at the Evercane Industrial Park on Evercane Road. When re ghters arrived, they broke through the front door at the unoccupied home and found smoke lling the entire house, according to a report released by CFD. The re had reportedly started in the attic, and according to the initial report, was triggered by a water-caused short circuit. Fire ghters reportedly put out the re and cleared the scene shortly after six in the evening, but asked the Hendry County Sheriff's Of ce to put a special watch on the property in case another re sparked. More than 24 hours later, at around 11:47 p.m. on Sept. 14, re ghters responded to the Evercane residence once again. It is reported that insulation in the attic may have smoldered and caught re after winds increased during the night. The re was reportedly put out by 2:09 a.m. on Sept. 15. Follow up investigation showed several breaker trips in the electric panel box and the re was ruled accidental due to undetermined electrical failure, according to the report. The report also indicates that a storm with heavy lightning occurred some hours before the rst re started, but apparently no evidence of a lightning strike to the home could be found. The home and its contents were completely destroyed by the re, according to the report. The home is reportedly rented out by the homeowner to his employees when they are doing work in the area. Home Destroyed by Fire TERRY ROBERT GARNTO, 25, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH BATTERY ON AN OFFICER AND RESISTING AN OFFICER WITH VIOLENCE AFTER ANOTHER MAN ALLEGEDLY CAUSED AN ACCIDENT INVOLVING GARNTO'S FAMILY... ARREST REPORT This column lists arrests, not convictions, unless otherwise stated. Anyone who is listed here and who is later found not guilty, or has the charges against them dropped, is welcome to inform the newspaper. We will con rm the information and print it.Doie Johnson, 63 Arrested on 9/9/14 by Det. Sgt. Clay For possession of synthetic narcotics, with intent to sell within 1000 feet of place of worship; destroying evidence Jose Camarillo Hernandez, 43 Arrested on 9/13/14 by Of cer Rojas For in-county warrant German Gonzalez, 24 Arrested on 9/8/14 by Of cer Williams For in-county warrant Tomas Guzman Cruz, 49 Arrested in 9/13/14 by Of cer McNeil For driving while license suspended, third or subsequent offense; possession of cocaine with intent to sell; in-county warrant Mario Morales Medina, 46 Arrested on 9/12/14 by Of cer Rojas For in-county warrant Davonte Johnson, 18 Arrested on 9/1/14 by Of cer Rojas For possession of cocaine Shara McClain, 18 Arrested on 8/30/14 by Of cer Quinones For damage property-criminal mischief $1000 or more Rafael Zalduondo, 44 Arrested on 8/31/14 by Of cer Chamberlain For driving while license suspended, third offense; possession of synthetic cannibinoids; possession of methamphetamine Amanda Cypress, 35 Arrested on 8/25/14 by Of cer Garcia For in-county warrant Eddie Anderson, 36 Arrested on 8/28/14 by Sergeant Pilon For possession of synthetic cannibinoids Kyle Morrow, 25 Arrested on 8/15/14 by Of cer Williams For in-county warrant Juan Ortega, 19 Arrested on 8/15/14 by Of cer Garcia For possession of synthetic narcotics No Photo Available No Photo Available No Photo Available No Photo Available No Photo Available No Photo Available

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CLAIRE TAGGART-SMITH and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant who are unknown to be dead or alive whether said unknown are persons, heirs, devisees, grantees, or other claimants; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CLAIRE TAGGARTSMITH; BASS AND SUN CONDOMINIUM OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; TENANT I/UNKNOWN TENANT; TENANT II/UNKNOWN TENANT; TENANT III/UNKNOWN TENANT and TENANT IV/UNKNOWN TENANT, in possession of the subject real property, Defendants NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given pursuant to the nal judgment/order entered in the above noted case, that I will sell the following property situated in Hendry County, Florida described as: That certain Condominium Parcel composed of Unit 201, BASS & SUN CONDOMINIUM, and an undivided share in the common elements appurtenant thereto, in accordance with and subject to the Covenants, Restrictions, Terms and other provisions of the Declaration thereof, as recorded in O.R. Book 331, Pages 545 through 610, inclusive, and amendment to Declaration recorded in O.R. Book 370, Pages 923 through 927, inclusive, all of the Public Records o f Hendry County, Florida and subsequent amendments thereto. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, at 25 E. Hickpochee, 2nd Floor, Labelle, FL 33935, at 11:00 A.M. on October 15, 2014. The highest bidder shall immediately post with the Clerk, a deposit equal to ve percent (5%) o f the nal bid. The deposit must be cash or cashier’s check payable to the Clerk of the Court. Final payment must be made on or before 2:00 P.M. on the date of the sale by cash or cashier’s check. 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 CLERK OF THE COURT Deputy Clerk BY: J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Dated: 7/17/2014 466420 CN 9/18,25/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 14-30 IN RE: ESTATE OF ELSIE MARIE ROBERTS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The name of the decedent, the designation of the court in which the administration of this estate is pending, and the le number are indicated above. The address of the court is 500 Avenue J SW, Moore Haven, FL 33471. The name and address of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are indicated below. If you have been served with a copy of this notice and you have any claim against the decedent’s estate, even if that claim is unmatured, contingent or unliquidated, you must le your claim with the court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF A DATE THAT IS 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER YOU RECEIVE A COPY OF THIS NOTICE. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons who have claims or demands against decedent’s estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must le their claims with the court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. EVEN IF A CLAIM IS NOT BARRED BY THE LIMITATIONS DESCRIBED ABOVE, ALL CLAIMS WHICH HAVE NOT BEEN FILED WILL BE BARRED TWO YEARS AFTER DECEDENT’S DEATH. The date of death of the decedent is June 4, 2014, The date of rst publication of this notice is September 25, 2014. Personal Representative: MICHAEL DRAKE 43 Hearrn Lane Castle Pines, CO 80108 Attorney for Personal Representative: CLIFFORD R. RHOADES, P.A. Florida Bar No.: 308714 Clifford R. Rhoades, P.A. 2141 Lakeview Drive Sebring, Florida 33870 (863) 385-0346 service@errpalaw.com cliff@crrpalaw.com 467318 GCD 9/25;10/1/2014PUBLIC MEETING NOTICENotice is hereby given that the SCHOOL BOARD of SELLEW BELLE GLADE EXCEL CHARTE R SCHOOL will hold a meeting Monday, September 29, 2014, from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at EXCEL CHARTER SCHOOL, 555 SW 16th St., Belle Glade, FL 33430.467355 BGS 9/25/2014 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 25, 2014 14

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Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida StatutesNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 646 2011 1174329-06000000420 Samuel & Maria T Luna The South one-half of Garden Tract B, LESS the West 32.62 feet thereof, SHEFFIELD TERRACE SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 44, Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2014, which is the 30th day of October, 2014. Dated this 17th day of September, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467379 CN 9/25;10/2,9,16/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida StatutesNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 642 2011 1174329-06000000170 Romaldo Cisneros Lot 17, LESS the East 7.38 feet thereof, and all of Lot 18, SHEFFIELD TERRACE, according to the plat thereof recor ded in Plat Book 1, Page 44, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2014, which is the 30th day of October, 2014. Dated this 17th day of September, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467378 CN 9/25;10/2,9,16/2014 Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida StatutesNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 917 2011 1284329-01000000200 Julian & Victor Ledezma Lot 20, LAKESIDE SUBDIVISION, accor ding to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 6, Pages 173 and 174, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2014, which is the 30th day of October, 2014. Dated this 17th day of September, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467385 CN 9/25;10/2,9,16/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the SKW Prep LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 243 2009 1184428-A0001170000 Winsome Building Concepts LLC West one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 18, Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2014, which is the 30th day of October, 2014. Dated this 17th day of September, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467377 CN 9/25;10/2,9,16/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the County of Hendry the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3512 2008 4104329-02020730130 CHL Holdings, Inc. Lot 13, Block 2073, PORT LABELLE UNIT 2, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2014, which is the 30th day of October, 2014. Dated this 17th day of September, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467395 CN 9/25;10/2,9,16/2014 Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida StatutesNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1155 2011 1274334-010000O0110 Steven Hurst and Carol Loranger The Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 27, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Lot 11, Block O, PIONEER PLANTATION, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2014, which is the 30th day of October, 2014. Dated this 17th day of September, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467391 CN 9/25;10/2,9,16/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Land Bank International, Inc., the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 5312 2010 4104329-13025340090 First American Bank c/o Special Assets Lot 9, Block 2534, PORT LABELLE UNIT 13, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 55, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of October, 2014 which is the 16th day of October, 2014. Dated this 3rd day of September, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467124 CN 9/11,18,25 & 10/2/2014 Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida StatutesNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1175 2011 1284331-A0000850000 Terry Lee & Barbara Justilien Short The Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 28, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 410, PIONEER PLANTATION, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2014, which is the 30th day of October, 2014. Dated this 17th day of September, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467389 CN 9/25;10/2,9,16/2014 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida StatutesNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1173 2011 1284331-A0000720000 Terry Lee & Barbara Justilien Short The Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 28, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 407, PIONEER PLANTATION, an unrecorded subdivisio Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2014, which is the 30th day of October, 2014. Dated this 17th day of September, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467386 CN 9/25;10/2,9,16/2014 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank Custodian TRC-SPE, LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 808 2011 1264329-02000030040 Margaret Phillips The West 220 feet of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest onequarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida. LESS the South 25 feet reserved for perpetual road right-of-way purposes. Being part of Tract 112, LABELLE ACRES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2014, which is the 30th day of October, 2014. Dated this 17th day of September, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467380 CN 9/25;10/2,9,16/2014 Public Notice Public NoticeNOTICE OF SALE T he entire contents of the following units consisting of household goods, tools and boxes of miscellaneous items will be sold at LaBelle Storage 420 East Cowboy Way LaBelle Florida 33935. At 11:00am on Saturday October 4 2014 by public auction for delinquent rent. CASH ONLY SALE. Unit 19 Maria Flores Unit 30 Alonzo McKenzie Unit 57 Antonio Mondragon Unit 14 Wilbert Paragana Unit 34 Raul Ruiz 467356 CB 9/25;10/2/2014 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Hendry County Sheriff’s Of ce will hold a public meeting on Monday, September 29, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in the Hendry County Commission Chamber, Room A148, 25 East Hickpochee, LaBelle, Florida, 33935, for the purpose of contract negotiations with the Police Benevolent Association (PBA), the representative for the bargaining unit of deputy sheriffs and correctional deputy sheriffs. The meeting is open to the public. The meeting site is accessible by the disabled. No public comment will be taken. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the PBA or Hendry County Sheriff’s Of ce with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. 467372 CB 9/25/2014 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: TIMS T OWING & RECOVERY gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 10/10/2014, 10:00 am at 74 S. INDUSTRIAL LOOP, LABELLE, FL 33975, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. TIMS TOWING & RECOVERY reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1997 MERCURY 2MELM74W1VX714901 467373 CN 9/25/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida StatutesNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1250 2010 1334331-A0001110000 Eddie A Martinez The Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 33, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Lot 257, PIONEER PLANTATION, an unrecorded subdivision. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30.00 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for a road of the South 30.00 feet thereof. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2014, which is the 30th day of October, 2014. Dated this 17th day of September, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467387 CN 9/25;10/2,9,16/2014 REQUEST FOR BIDS FOR CONSTRUCTION SERVICES REGARDING PHASE 1 OF GLADES COUNTY BUSINESS PARK PROJECT IN GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA OPENING DATE AND TIME: Monday, October 20, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Glades County, Florida for construction services in connection with the Phase 1 of the Glades County Business Park for roadway, drainage, earthwork and the water system located near the City of Moore Haven, Glades County, Florida. In order to be considered, bids must be received by the Glades County Board of County Commissioners, at the County Manager’s of ce, 500 Ave. J, Moore Haven, FL 33471, by Monday, October 20, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. at which time all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. An electronic format (.pdf) copy of the Construction Plans and Bid Documents may be obtained starting Thursday, September 18, 2014 by General Contractors legitimately interested in bidding the project by emailing rkerfoot@aimengr.com and requesting the bid documents from Ronald Kerfoot at AIM Engineering & Surveying, Inc., 5300 Lee Blvd., Lehigh Acres, Florida 33971, Phone (239) 332-4569 Fax (239) 332-8734. Each General Contractor must supply contact information including: rm name, contact person, email address, mailing address, phone numbers and fax number. Bidders are required to attend the Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference on Monday, October 6, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at the Glades County Road Department conference room located at 4883 East SR 78, Moore Haven, FL 33471. This solicitation does not commit Glades County to award any contracts, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this Bid, or to contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this Bid, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so. Glades County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Work Place. 467371 GCD 9/25/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 548 2011 1324229-A0000320300 James J & Barbara Lee Hoff Lots 6 and 7, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the center of Section 32, Township 42 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida, and run N 89 degrees 59’00” W, 765.62 feet, follow the quarter section line; thence N 00 degrees 04’00” E, 299.80 feet to the Point-ofBeginning of the parcel of land described herein; thence N 89 degrees 57’30” W, 200 feet; thence N 00 degrees 04’00” E, 125 feet; thence S 89 degrees 56’45” E, 200.00 feet; thence S 00 degrees 04’00” W, 125 feet to the Point-of-Beginning. The North 7 feet to be utilized for road rightof-way. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of October, 2014 which is the 16th day of October, 2014. Dated this 3rd day of September, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467126 CN 9/11,18,25 & 10/2/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Land Bank International, Inc., the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 520 2010 1324229-A0000110200 Full Gospel Tabernacle of LaBelle Fla Inc Begin at the Southwest corner of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 32, Township 42 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida; thence North 00 degrees 04’ 00” West, 428.18 feet; thence North 89 degrees 52’ 48” East, 30 feet to the East right-ofway of Thigpen Road and the Point-of-Beginning; thence continue 390 feet; thence North 00 degrees 40’ 00” West, 165 feet; thence South 89 degrees 52’ 40” West, 390 feet; thence South 00 degrees 04’00” East, 165 feet to the Point-of-Beginning. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of October, 2014 which is the 16th day of October, 2014. Dated this 3rd day of September, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467122 CN 9/11,18,25 & 10/2/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank Custodian TRC-SPE, LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2920 2011 1214334-01000070160 Gloria Jones Atkins Lot 17, Block 7, HARLEM ADDITION NO. 5 TO CLEWISTON, Hendry County, Florida, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 48 and 49, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2014, which is the 30th day of October, 2014. Dated this 17th day of September, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467382 CN 9/25;10/2,9,16/2014 15 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 25, 2014

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Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 570 2011 1324229-A0000570200 Milton A Eck Est The North 150 feet of the South 365 feet of the East one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of Section 32, Township 42 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of October, 2014 which is the 16th day of October, 2014. Dated this 3rd day of September, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467127 CN 9/11,18,25 & 10/2/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida StatutesNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 798 2011 1264329-02000010300 George Marshall + Cherry Sutherland The West one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Northwest one-quarter, LESS the North 25 feet for road right-of-way, Section 26, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida. Being Tract A-30, LABELLE ACRES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2014, which is the 30th day of October, 2014. Dated this 17th day of September, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467383 CN 9/25;10/2,9,16/2014 Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv, LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1223 2010 1284331-A0000950000 Yoel Morejon The Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 28, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30.00 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 422, PIONEER PLANTATION, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of October, 2014 which is the 16th day of October, 2014. Dated this 3rd day of September, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467116 CN 9/11,18,25 & 10/2/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 162 2010 1064428-A0000620000 Patricia Ann Sacksteder Est C/O Abby Ring Trs The East one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter AND the West one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 6, Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2014, which is the 30th day of October, 2014. Dated this 17th day of September, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467376 CN 9/25;10/2,9,16/2014 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida StatutesNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2606 2011 1054433-01000000322 Lazaro S Chang The East one-half of Lot 32, SEVEN “K” ESTATES, UNIT NO. 1, a subdivision in a portion of Section 5, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 161, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2014, which is the 30th day of October, 2014. Dated this 17th day of September, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467390 CN 9/25;10/2,9,16/2014 NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Florida Department of Transportation Project Bids will be received by the District One Of ce until 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, October 16, 2014 for the following Proposals: E1O18-R0Sign Installation, Repair, Replacement and Pavement Markings Removal/Replacement, District Wide Budget: $400,000.00 Complete letting advertisement information for this project is available on our website at http://www.dot.state. .us/contractsadministrationdistrict1/: or by calling (863) 519-2559. 467351 CN 9/25;10/2/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida StatutesNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 825 2011 1274329-01000010210 Diana Vasquez Commence at the Southwest corner of Section 9, Township 44 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida; thence North 86 degrees 42’ 00” East along the South line of said Section 9, a distance of 568.00 feet to the center line of SR 29; thence North 3 degrees 45’ 00” West, along said center line a distance of 1324.70 feet to the center line of “G” Road; thence North 86 degrees 38’ 00” East, along the center line of “G” Road, a distance of 536.48 feet; thence North 3 degrees 47’ 03” West, a distance of 30.00 feet to the North right-of-way of “G” Road and the Pointof-Beginning; thence continue North 3 degrees 47’ 03” West, a distance of 473.71 feet; thence North 86 degrees 36’ 29” East, a distance of 86.20 feet; thence South 3 degrees 49’ 06” East, a distance of 473.74 feet; thence South 86 degrees 38’ 00” West, a distance of 86.48 feet to the Point-of-Beginning. (Parcel 2 of Tract 6) Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2014, which is the 30th day of October, 2014. Dated this 17th day of September, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467384 CN 9/25;10/2,9,16/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Richard III, LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3476 2007 4104329-090230500400 Tiffany Raquel Hosterman Lot 4, Block 2305, Port La Belle Unit #9, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Pge 144, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of October, 2014 which is the 16th day of October, 2014. Dated this 3rd day of September, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467128 CN 9/11,18,25 & 10/2/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 14000272CAAXMX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, VS. RENEE CATALANO; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RENEE CATALANO; RAINTREE VILLAGE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 11, 2014, and entered in Case No. 14000272CAAXMX, of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is Plaintiff and RENEE CATALANO; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RENEE CATALANO; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; RAINTREE VILLAGE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF THE COURTHOUSE, at 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE, LABELLE in HENDRY County, FLORIDA 33935, at 11:00 A.M., on the 22nd day of October, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 26, BLOCK 2295, UNIT 9, PORT LABELLE, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 144, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A 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 le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 15th day of September, 2014. BARBARA S. BUTLER As Clerk of said Court BY: /S/ S. Miller As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065. In accordance with the 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 provisions of certain assistance. Please contact Dawn Oliver, Court Operations Manager, whose of ce is located at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida 33935, and whose telephone number is (863) 675-5229, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Ste.3000, Plantation, FL 33324 Telephone: (954) 382-3486; Telefacsimile: (954) 382-5380 Designated service email : notice@kahaneandassociates.com 467350 CN 9/25;10/2/2014 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AMENDING THE CITY OF CLEWISTON COMPREHENSIVE PLAN Notice is hereby given that the City of Clewiston shall hold a public hearing before the Planning and Zoning Board acting as the Local Planning Agency to consider amending the Comprehensive Plan of Clewiston, Florida and to transmit the proposed amendments to the City Commission. This hearing is for the following Ordinance: ORDINANCE NO. 2014-02 AN ORDINANCE OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA INCLUDING AMENDMENTS TO THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP, THE GOALS, OBJECTIVES AND POLICIES OF THE FUTURE LAND USE, TRAFFIC CIRCULATION, HOUSING, SANITARY SEWER, SOLID WASTE, DRAINAGE, POTABLE WATER AND NATURAL GROUNDWATER AQUIFER RECHARGE, CONSERVATION, RECREATION AND OPEN SPACE, INTERGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION, CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, CONCURRENCY MANAGEMENT, ECONOMIC, AND PUBLIC EDUCATION FACILITIES ELEMENTS; PROVIDING FOR TRANSMITTAL TO THE STATE LAND PLANNING AGENCY AND OTHER REVIEWING AGENCIES UNDER THE STATE EXPEDITED REVIEW PROCESS; PROVIDING A CONFLICTS CLAUSE AND SEVERABILITY CLAUSE, PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. The hearing will be held on October 6, 2014 commencing at 5:30 p.m., at the City of Clewiston City Hall, 115 West Ventura Avenue, Clewiston, Florida 33440. All interested parties are encouraged to appear and be heard regarding the proposed Amendments to the Comprehensive Plan. A copy of the proposed Amendments and the Adoption Ordinance shall be available for inspection on weekdays between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Of ce of the City Clerk, City of Clewiston City Hall, 115 West Ventura Avenue, Clewiston, Florida 33440. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations at any of these meetings because of a disability or physical impairment, should contact the City Clerk’s of ce at 863-983-1484, at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. If any person decides to appeal a decision made in any matter considered at these meetings/hearings, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, to include the testimony and evidence upon which any such appeal is to be based. Travis Reese, Director Clewiston, Florida 467397 CN 9/25/2014 REQUEST FOR BIDS CONSTRUCTION OF ROAD IMPROVEMENTS CR 78, PHASE III, CRESCENT AVENUE S.W. TO NOBLES ROAD, AND PHASE VI, CRESCENT AVENUE S.W. TO OLD NORTH RIVER ROAD, LABELLE, FL FM # 431886 1 58 01 AND 428157 1 58 01 Bid No. 2014-18 OPENING DATE AND TIME: October 9, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, “Construction of Road Improvements, CR 78, Phase III, Crescent Avenue S.W. to Nobles Road, and Phase VI, Crescent Avenue S.W. to Old North River Road, LaBelle, FL.” In order to be considered, bids must received by the Board of County Commissioners c/o the Clerk of the Circuit Court, Attn: Barbara Butler, at the C.E. Hall Building, Room A-226, Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by October 9, 2014 at 2:00 p.m ., at which time all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Engineering Department, located at 99 East Cowboy Way, LaBelle, Florida (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 1607, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address), by calling (863) 675-5222, or on the Purchasing website located at www.hendry a.net. Bidders are encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid Conference on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at 10:00 a.m at the Engineering Department, 99 East Cowboy Way, LaBelle, Florida 33935. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this Bid, or to contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this Bid, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so. Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Work Place. Si necesita la assistencia de un interprete que hable espanol para participar un esta reunion, por favor pongase en contacto com Myra Johnson al (863) 675-5240.Karson Turner, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 467092 CB/CGS 9/11,18,25 & 10/2/2014 HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE SUBMITTED BY: C. Gordon Swaggerty, Jr. DATE: 10/14/14 SUBJECT AREA: 135 Use of Tobacco Products in School Facilities, Vehicles and Equipment EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for use of tobacco products in school facilities, vehicles and equipment. CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1001.52, 1001.42 and 1001.43 F.S. CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1001.52, 1001.42 and 1001.43 F.S. FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without cost, at the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy for hazing. STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of printing and distributions. LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting Room, 475 E. Osceola Avenue, Clewiston, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard on October 14, 2014. Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request to the Superintendent of Schools. Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially noticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The School Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule. Notice : If you need an accommodation in order to participate in this process, please notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at the Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or workshop. Notice : If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certi ed copy of the proposed rule shall be led in the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to 120.54(3)(e), F.S. 467018 CN 9/18,25;10/2 CB 10/2/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 13000209CAMXAX JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. JYLES J. LANGDALE, II; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JYLES J. LANGDALE, II; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated Sept. 9, 2014, and entered in Case No. 13000209CAMXAX, of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for GLADES County, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION is Plaintiff and JYLES J. LANGDALE, II; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JYLES J. LANGDALE, II; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE FRONT STEPS OF THE COURTHOUSE, at 500 AVENUE J, MOORE HAVEN in GLADES County, FLORIDA 33471, at 11:00 A.M., on the 9th day of October, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 9 AND THE WEST 16 FEET OF LOT 10, BLOCK 16, CITY OF MOORE HAVEN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 35, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID LANDS NOW BEING IN GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA. A 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 le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 16th day of Sept., 2014. SANDRA BROWN As Clerk of said Court BY: Shandy Anderson As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No. 21065 In accordance with the 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 Dawn Oliver, Court Operations Manager, whose of ce is located at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida, 33935, and whose telephone number is (863) 675-5229, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 467309 GCD 9/25;10/2/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 539 2011 1324229-A0000130000 Joseph David & Patricia M Kennington Commence at the Northeast corner of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 32, Township 42 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida; thence South 89 degrees 54’50” West, along the North line of said Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter, a distance of 285 feet to the Point-of-Beginning; thence South 0 degrees 04’40” East, a distance of 170.84 feet; thence South 30 degrees 56’31” West, a distance of 300.77 feet; thence South 0 degrees 04’40” East, a distance of 189.17 feet; thence South 89 degrees 52’40” West, a distance of 260.08 feet; thence North 0 degrees 04’00” West, a distance of 602.91 feet; thence North 89 degrees 54’ 50” East, a distance of 414.96 feet to the Point-of-Beginning. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of October, 2014 which is the 16th day of October, 2014. Dated this 3rd day of September, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467125 CN 9/11,18,25 & 10/2/2014 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 25, 2014 16

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Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No: 26-2014-CA-000062-CAAX-MX FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, VS. REGINALD PRINCE FREEMAN, et al. Defendant(s), NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled case, I will sell the property located in HENDRY County, Florida, described as: Lot 3, Block 11, HARLEM ADDITION NO. 5 TO CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 48 and 49, of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Property address: 1008 Kentucky Ave Clewiston, FL 33440 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, by electronic sale at HENDRY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 2ND FLOOR, 25 E HICKPOCHEE, LABELLE, FL 33975, beginning at 11:00 AM on October 22, 2014. 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 le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 16 day of September, 2014. CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT BY: S. Miller Deputy Clerk Law Of ces of Daniel C. Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619-1328 Attorneys for Plaintiff 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 Sheila Mann, Court Operations Manager, whose of ce is located at the Lee County Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, and whose telephone number is (239) 533-1700, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 467352 CN 9/25;10/2/2014 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice HENDRY COUNTY PUBLIC NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF State Housing Initiatives Partnership F.Y. 2014-2015 Florida Housing Finance Corporation has awarded to Hendry County $350,000 for scal year 2014/2015, funds will be utilized to implement the State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) strategies within the Local Housing Assistance Plan. The SHIP program is created for the purpose of providing funds to expand the production of and preserve affordable housing in Hendry County. Strategy #1 Purchase Assistance Program Strategy #2 Housing Rehabilitation/Repairs Strategy #3 Emergency Home Repair Strategy #4 Disaster/ Mitigation Strategy We will reserve 20% for Special Needs Households. 3% shall be used to administer the program. Funds will be provided upon noti cation from Florida Housing Finance Corporation. Strategy 4 be will funded provided there is a declared disaster. SHIP FUNDS MAY NOT BE USED TO PURCHASE, REHABIITATE OR REPAIR MOBILE HOMES. Eligible households must qualify under speci cally mandated income limits adjusted to family size as established by the Florida Housing Finance Agency for Hendry County and in accordance with the speci c guidelines created for each strategy. Eligible single family owner occupied site built homes must qualify; each strategy has an allocation and housing allowance limitation. The application period will begin October 29th 2014 through November 5th 2014 or until all available funds have been encumbered. Applications will only be available at the Housing Department of ce locations in Clewiston and LaBelle on the following dates 9am-4pm. October 29th, 31st, November 4th 133 N. Bridge Street LaBelle 863-675-5297 October 30th, November 3rd, 5th 1100 S. Olympia Street Clewiston 863-983-1463 Completed applications must be returned during this period. At this time a waiting list has already been established for the repair program but we will take applications for the list during the application period. We will be contacting homeowners on the list as funding allows.All SHIP assistance recipients must agree to comply with al l SHIP Program criteria and requirements as set forth in Chapter 91-37, Florida Administrative Code and are frequently modi ed and amended. The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to close any program application period by Board resolution. Hendry County SHIP programs do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, familial status, disability, age, or any other protected classes. 467399 CN/CB 9/25;10/2/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the County of Hendry, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2173 2011 1264432-A0001170000 Roberto Cruz The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 914, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of October, 2014 which is the 16th day of October, 2014. Dated this 3rd day of September, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467117 CN 9/11,18,25 & 10/2/2014 Time to clean out the attic, basement and/or garage? Advertise your yard sale in the classifieds and make your clean up a breeze! Time to clean out the attic, basement and/or garage? Advertise your yard sale in the classifieds and make your clean up a breeze! Love the earth Recycle your used items by selling them in the classifieds. Love the earth Recycle your used items by selling them in the classifieds. One mans trash is another mans treasure. Turn your trash to treasure with an ad in the classifieds. One mans trash is another mans treasure. Turn your trash to treasure with an ad in the classifieds. When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. When doing those chores is doing you in, its time to look for a helper in the classifieds. When doing those chores is doing you in, its time to look for a helper in the classifieds. PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS TO BE VOTED ON NOVEMBER 4, 2014 NOTICE OF ELECTION I, Ken Detzner, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby give notice that an election will be held in each county in Florida, on November 4, 2014, for the rati cation or rejection of a proposed revision to the constitution of the State of Florida. No. 1 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE X, SECTION 28 (Initiative) Ballot Title: Water and Land Conservation Dedicates funds to acquir e and restore Florida conservation and recreation lands Ballot Summary : Funds the Land Acquisition Trust Fund to acquire, restore, improve, and manage conservation lands including wetlands and fore sts; sh and wildlife habitat; lands protecting water resources and drinking water sources, including the Everglades, and the water quality of rivers, lakes, and streams; beaches an d shores; outdoor recreational lands; working farms and ranches; and historic or geologic sites, by dedicating 33 percent of net revenues from the existing excise tax on documents for 20 years. Financial Impact Statement: This amendment does not increase or decrease state revenues. The state revenue restricted to the purposes speci ed in the amendment is estimated to be $648 million in Fiscal Year 2015-16 and grows to $1.268 billion by the twentieth year. Whether this results in any additional state exp enditures depends upon future legislative actions and cannot be determined. Similarly, the impact on local government revenues, if any, cannot be determined. No additional local government costs a re expected. Full Text: ARTICLE X MISCELLANEOUS SECTION 28. Land Acquisition Trust Fund.a) Effective on July 1 of the year following passage of this amendment by the voters, and for a period of 20 years after that e ffective date, the Land Acquisition Trust Fund shall receive no less than 33 percent of net revenues derived from the existing excise tax on documents, as de ned in the statutes in effect on January 1, 2012, as amended from time to time, or any successor or replacement tax, after the Department of Revenue rst deducts a service charge to pay the costs of the collection and enforcement of the excise tax on documents. b) Funds in the Land Acquisition Trust Fund shall be expended only for the following purposes: 1) As provided by law, to nance or re nance: the acquisition and improvement of land, water ar eas, and related property interests, including conservation easements, and resources for conservation lands including wetlands, forests, and sh and wildlife habitat; wildlife management areas; lands that protect water resources and drinking water sources, including l ands protecting the water quality and quantity of rivers, lakes, streams, springsheds, and lands pro viding recharge for groundwater and aquifer systems; lands in the Everglades Agricultural Area and the Everglades Protection Area, as de ned in Article II, Section 7(b); beaches and shores; outdoor r ecreation lands, including recreational trails, parks, and urban open space; rural landscapes; working farms and ranches; historic or geologic sites; together with management, restoration of natural systems, and the enhancement of public access or recreational enjoyment of conservation lands. 2) To pay the debt service on bonds issued pursuant to Article VII, Section 11(e). c) The moneys deposited into the Land Acquisition Trust Fund, as de ned by the statutes in effect on January 1, 2012, shall not be or become commingled with the General Revenue Fund of the state No. 2 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTARTICLE X, SECTION 29 (Initiative) Ballot Title: Use of Marijuana for Certain Medical Conditions Ballot Summary: Allows the medical use of marijuana for individuals with debilitating diseases as determined by a licensed Florida physician. Allows caregivers to assist patients’ medical use of marijuana. The Department of Health shall register and regulate centers that produce and distribute marijuana for medical purposes and shall issue identi cation cards to patients and caregivers. Applies only to Florida law. Does not authorize violations of federal law or any non-medical use, possession or production of marijuana Financial Impact Statement: Increased costs from this amendment to state and local gov ernments cannot be determined. There will be additional regulatory and enforcement activities associated with the production and sale of medical marijuana. Fees will offset at least a portion of the regulatory costs. While sales t ax may apply to purchases, changes in revenue cannot reasonably be determined since the extent to which medical marijuana will be exempt from taxation is unclear without legislative or state administ rative action. Full Text: ARTICLE X MISCELLANEOUS SECTION 29. Medical marijuana production, possession and use.(a) PUBLIC POLICY. (1) The medical use of marijuana by a qualifying patient or personal caregiver is not subject to criminal or civil liability or sanctions under Florida law except as provided in this section. (2) A physician licensed in Florida shall not be subject to criminal or civil liability or sanctions under Florida law for issu ing a physician certi cation to a person diagnosed with a debilitating medical condition in a manner consistent with this section. (3) Actions and conduct by a medical marijuana treatment center registered with the Department, or its employees, as permitted by this section and in compliance with Department regulations, shall not be subject to criminal or civil liability or sanctions under Florida law except as provided in this section. (b) DEFINITIONS. For purposes of this section, the following words and terms shall have the following meanings: (1) “Debilitating Medical Condition” means cancer, glaucoma, positive status for human immunode ciency virus (HIV), acquired immune de ciency syndrome (AIDS), hepatitis C, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Crohn’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis or other conditions for which a physician believes that the medical use of marijuana would likely outweigh the potential health risks for a patient. (2) “Department” means the Department of Health or its successor agency. (3) “Identi cation card” means a document issued by the Department that identi es a person who has a physician certi cation or a personal caregiver who is at least twenty-one (21) years old and has agreed to assist with a qualifying patient’s medical use of marijuana. (4) “Marijuana” has the meaning given cannabis in Section 893.02(3), Florida Statutes (2013). (5) “Medical Marijuana Treatment Center” means an entity that acquires, cultivates, possesses, processes (including development of related products such as food, tinctures, aerosols, oils, or ointments), transfers, transports, sells, distributes, dispenses, or administers marijuana, products containing marijuana, related supplies, or educational materials to qualifying patients or their personal caregivers and is registered by the Department. (6) “Medical use” means the acquisition, possession, use, delivery, transfer, or administration of marijuana or related supplie s by a qualifying patient or personal caregiver for use by a qualifying patient for the treatment of a debilitating medical condition. (7) “Personal caregiver” means a person who is at least twenty-one (21) years old who has agreed to assist with a qualifying pa tient’s medical use of marijuana and has a caregiver identi cation card issued by the Department. A personal caregiver may assist no more than ve (5) qualifying patients at one time. An employee of a hospice provider, nursing, or medical facility may serve as a persona l caregiver to more than ve (5) qualifying patients as permitted by the Department. Personal caregivers are prohibited from consuming marijuana obtaine d for the personal, medical use by the qualifying patient. (8) “Physician” means a physician who is licensed in Florida. (9) “Physician certi cation” means a written document signed by a physician, stating that in the physician’s professional opinion, the patient suff ers from a debilitating medical condition, that the potential bene ts of the medical use of marijuana would likely outweigh the health risks for the patient, and for how long the physician reco mmends the medical use of marijuana for the patient. A physician certi cation may only be provided after the physician has conducted a physical examination of the patient and a full assessment of t he patient’s medical history. (10) “Qualifying patient” means a person who has been diagnosed to have a debilitating medical condition, who has a physician c erti cation and a valid qualifying patient identi cation card. If the Department does not begin issuing identi cation cards within nine (9) months after the effective date of this section, then a valid physician certi cation will serve as a patient identi cation card in order to allow a person to become a “qualifying patient” until the Department begins issuing identi cation cards. (c) LIMITATIONS. (1) Nothing in this section shall affect laws relating to non-medical use, possession, production or sale of marijuana. (2) Nothing in this section authorizes the use of medical marijuana by anyone other than a qualifying patient. (3) Nothing in this section allows the operation of a motor vehicle, boat, or aircraft while under the in uence of marijuana. (4) Nothing in this law section requires the violation of federal la w or purports to give immunity under federal law. (5) Nothing in this section shall require any accommodation of any on-site medical use of marijuana in any place of education o r employment, or of smoking medical marijuana in any public place. (6) Nothing in this section shall require any health insurance provider or any government agency or authority to reimburse any person for expenses related to the medical use of marijuana. (d) DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT. The Department shall issue reasonable regulations necessary for the implementation and enforcemen t of this section. The purpose of the regulations is to ensure the availability and safe use of medical marijuana by qualifying patients. It is the duty of the Department to promulgate regulatio ns in a timely fashion. (1) Implementing Regulations. In order to allow the Department suf cient time after passage of this section, the following regulations shall be promulgated no later than six (6) months after th e effective date of this section: a. Procedures for the issuance of qualifying patient identi cation cards to people with physician certi cations, and standards for the renewal of such identi cation cards. b. Procedures for the issuance of personal caregiver identi cation cards to persons quali ed to assist with a qualifying patient’s medical use of marijuana, and standards for the renewal of such identi cation cards. c. Procedures for the registration of Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers that include procedures for the issuance, renewal, su spension, and revocation of registration, and standards to ensure security, record keeping, testing, labeling, inspection, and safety. d. A regulation that de nes the amount of marijuana that could reasonably be presumed to be an adequate supply for qualifying patients’ medical use, b ased on the best available evidence. This presumption as to quantity may be overcome with evidence of a particular qualifying patient’s appropriate medical use. (2) Issuance of identi cation cards and registrations. The Department shall begin issuing qualifying patient and personal caregiver identi cation cards, as well as begin registering Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers no later than nine months (9) after the effective date of this section. (3) If the Department does not issue regulations, or if the Department does not begin issuing identi cation cards and registering Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers within the time limits set in this section, any Florida citizen shall have standing to seek judicial relief to compel compliance with the Department’s constitutional duties. (4) The Department shall protect the con dentiality of all qualifying patients. All records containing the identity of qualifying patients shall be con dential and kept from public disclosure other than for valid medical or law enforcement purposes. (e) LEGISLATION. Nothing in this section shall limit the legislature from enacting laws consistent with this provision. (f) SEVERABILITY. The provisions of this section are severable and if any clause, sentence, paragraph or section of this measur e, or an application thereof, is adjudged invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction other provisions shall continue to be in effect to the fullest extent possible. No. 3 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE V, SECTIONS 10, 11 (Legislature) Ballot Title: Prospective Appointment of Certain Judicial Vacancies Ballot Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution requiring the Governor to prospectively ll vacancies in a judicial of ce to which election for retention applies resulting from the justice’s or judge’s reaching the mandatory retirement age or failur e to qualify for a retention election; and allowing prospec tive appointments if a justice or judge is not retained at an election. Currently, the Governor may not ll an expected vacancy until the current justice’s or judge’s term expires. Full Text: ARTICLE V JUDICIARY SECTION 10. Retention; election and terms.(a) Any justice or judge may qualify for retention by a vote of the electors in the general election next preceding the expirat ion of the justice’s or judge’s term in the manner prescribed by law. When If a justice or judge is ineligible for retention or fails to qualify for retention, a prospective vacancy is deemed to occur at the conclusion of the qualifying period for retention for the purpose of appointing a successor justice or judge, and a vacancy shall exist in that o f ce upon the expiration of the term being served by the justice or judge. When a justice or judge so quali es, the ballot shall read substantially as follows: “Shall Justice (or Judge) ...(name of justice or judge)... of the ...(name of the court)... be retained in of ce?” If a majority of the quali ed electors voting within the territorial jurisdiction of the court vote to retain, the justice or judge shall be retained for a term of six years. The term of the justice or judge retained shall commence on the rst Tuesday after the rst Monday in January following the general election. If a majority of the quali ed electors voting within the territorial jurisdiction of the court vote to not retain, a prospective vacancy is deemed to occur immediately following the general election for the purpose of appointing a suc cessor justice or judge, and a vacancy shall exist in that of ce upon the expiration of the term being served by the justice or judge. (b)(1) The election of circuit judges shall be preserved notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) unless a majority of those voting in the jurisdiction of that circuit approves a local option to select circuit judges by merit selection and retention rather than by election. The election of circuit judges shall be by a vote of the quali ed electors within the territorial jurisdiction of the court. (2) The election of county court judges shall be preserved notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) unless a majority o f those voting in the jurisdiction of that county approves a local option to select county judges by merit selection and retention rather than by election. The election of county court judges shall be by a vote of the quali ed electors within the territorial jurisdiction of the court. (3)a. A vote to exercise a local option to select circuit court judges and county court judges by merit selection and retention rather than by election shall be held in each circuit and county at the general election in the year 2000. If a vote to exercise this local option fails in a vote of the electors, such option shall not ag ain be put to a vote of the electors of that jurisdiction until the expiration of at least two years. b. After the year 2000, a circuit may initiate the local option for merit selection and retention or the election of circuit ju dges, whichever is applicable, by ling with the custodian of state records a petition signed by the number of electors equal to at least ten percent of the votes cast in the circuit in the last preceding elec tion in which presidential electors were chosen. c. After the year 2000, a county may initiate the local option for merit selection and retention or the election of county cour t judges, whichever is applicable, by ling with the supervisor of elections a petition signed by the number of electors equal to at least ten percent of the votes cast in the county in the last preceding e lection in which presidential electors were chosen. The terms of circuit judges and judges of county courts shall be for six years. SECTION 11. Vacancies.(a)(1) Whenever a vacancy occurs in a judicial of ce to which election for retention applies, the governor shall ll the vacancy by appointing for a term ending on the rst Tuesday after the rst Monday in January of the year following the next general election occurring at least one year after the date of appointmen t, one of not fewer than three persons nor more than six persons nominated by the appropriate judicial nominating commission. (2) Whenever a prospective vacancy occurs in a judicial of ce for which election for retention applies, the governor shall ll the prospective vacancy by appointing a justice or judge from among at least three persons but not more than six persons nominated by the appropriate judicial nominating commission. The term of the appoin tment commences upon the expiration of the term of the of ce being vacated and ends on the rst Tuesday after the rst Monday in January of the year following the next general election. (b) The governor shall ll each vacancy on a circuit court or on a county court, wherein the judges are elected by a majority vote of the electors, by appointing for a term ending on the rst Tuesday after the rst Monday in January of the year following the next primary and general election occurring at least one year after the date o f appointment, one of not fewer than three persons nor more than six persons nominated by the appropriate judicial nominating commission. An election shall be held to ll that judicial of ce for the term of the of ce beginning at the end of the appointed term. (c) The nominations shall be made within thirty days from the occurrence of a vacancy or prospective vacancy unless the period is extended by the governor for a time not to exceed thirty days. The governor shall make the appointment within sixty days after the nominations have been certi ed to the governor. (d) There shall be a separate judicial nominating commission as provided by general law for the supreme court, each district co urt of appeal, and each judicial circuit for all trial courts within the circuit. Uniform rules of procedure shall be established by the judicial nominating commissions at each level of the court system. Such rules, or any part thereof, may be repealed by general law enacted by a majority vote of the membership of each house of the legislature, or by the supreme court, ve justices concurring. Except for deliberations of the judicial nominating commissions, the proceedings of the commissions and their records shall be open to the public. 4644452 CN 8/28;9/25/2014 OK 8/29;9/24/2014 17 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 25, 2014

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Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 22-2013-CA-000197 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, VS. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST, CALLIE H. GUNN ALSO KNOWN AS CALLIE HEDICK GUNN ALSO KNOWN AS CALLIE GUNN, DECEASED, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated Sept. 9th, 2014, and entered in Case No. 22-2013-CA-000197 of the Circuit Court of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit in and for Glades County, Florida in which JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., is the Plaintiff and The Unknown Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, Assignees, Lienors, Creditors, Trustees, or other Claimants claiming by, through, under, or against, Callie H. Gunn also known as Callie Hedick Gunn also known as Callie Gunn, deceased, Billie Jean Gunn also known as Billie Gunn Adkins, as an Her of the Estate of Callie H. Gunn also known as Callie Hedick Gunn also known as Callie Gunn, deceased, Ester Gunn Wright also known as Ester G. Wright also known as Ester Janette Gunn, as an Heir of the Estate of Callie H. Gunn also known as Callie Hedick Gunn also known as Callie Gunn, deceased, Ester Gunn Wright also known as Ester G. Wright also known as Ester Janette Gunn, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Callie H. Gunn also known as Callie Hedick Gunn also known as Callie Gunn, deceased, 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 in Spouses, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, Or Other Claimants are defendants, the Glades County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the front steps of the Glades County Courthouse, 500 Avenue J, Moore Haven, Florida 33471, Glades County, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 9th day of October, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOTS 10, 11 AND 12, BLOCK 6, OF THE CITY OR TOWNSHIP OF MOORE HAVEN, ACCORDING TO THE MAPS OR PLATS THEREOF RECORDED IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 171 AVENUE L, MOORE HAVEN, FL 33471 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 le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Glades County, Florida this 15th day of September, 2014. Clerk of the Circuit Court Glades County, Florida BY: Shandy Anderson Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Administrative Services Manager, whose of ce is located at Charlotte County Justice Center, 350 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, FL 33950 and whose telephone number is (941)637-2281, within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. To le response please contact Glades County Clerk of Court, P.O. Box 10, Moorehaven, FL 33471. 467310 GCD 9/25;10/1/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 13000920CAAXMX ROSE ACCEPTANCE, INC., Plaintiff vs. BRENDA WILLIAMS, et. al., Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 11, 2014, and entered in Case No. of the Circuit Court of the 20TH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida, wherein ROSE ACCEPTANCE, INC. is the Plaintiff and STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, IRS; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES OF BRENDA V. WILLIAMS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BRENDA V. WILLIAMS AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST, THE ESTATE OF VIOLET R. EASON DECEASED, 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 are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash are held at 11am on the 22nd day of October, 2013 at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, FL 33975, 2nd Floor Hallway, Administration Building, the following described property as set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 2, IN BLOCK 9, OF MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO TIRE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 37, 38 AND 39, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA TOGETHER WITH A 1994 SHADOW MASTER DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME VIN: #146M8107A AND 146M8107B. Property address: 350 N BRIDA STREET, CLEWISTON, FL 33440 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 ENTITLED 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 HENDRY County, Florida, this 16th day of September, 2014. BARBARA S. BUTLER, Clerk HENDRY County, Florida BY: S. Miller Deputy Clerk In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceeding, contact the Administrative Of ce of the Court, HENDRY County. 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE AVENUE, LABELLE FL 33935County Phone: 863-675-5204 MD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. Apre ako ki fat avek Americans With Disabilites Act, tout moun kin ginyin yun bezven spesiyal you akomodasiyon you yo patisipe nan pwogram sa-a dwe, nan yun tan r6zonab an ninpot aranjman kapab fet, yo dwe kontakle Administrative Of ce Of The Court i nan nimdro, HENDRY County, 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE AVENUE, LABELLE FL 33935, County Phone: 863-675-5204 TDD 1-800-955-8771 oubyen 1-800-955-87701 pasan pa Florida Relay Service, “En accordance avec la Loi des “Americans With Disabilities”. Les personnes en besoin dune accomodation speciale pour participer a ces procedures doivent, dans un temps raisonable, avante d’entreprendre aucune autre demarche, contacter rof ce administrative de la Court situe au, HENDRY County, 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE AVENUE, LABELLE, FL 33935, County Phone: 863-675-5204 TOD 1-800-955-8771 ou 1-800-955-8770 Via Florida Relay Service,” “De acuerdo con ci Acto 6 Decreto de los Americanos con Impedirnentos. Inhabilitados, personas on necesidad del servicio especial para participar en este procedimiento debran, dentro de un tiempo razonable, antes de cualquier procedimiento, ponerse en contact con la o cina Administrativa de la Corte, HENDRY County, 25 EAST HICKPOCT-ME AVENUE, LABELLE FL 33935, County Phone: 863-675-5204 TDD 1-800-955-8770 o 1-800-955-8771 Via Florida Relay Service”. 467353 CN 9/25;10/2/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida StatutesNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3266 2010 1234334-02000000270 Danny Ray & Barbara Jean Grissom Begin at the Northeast corner of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 23, Township 43 South, Range 34 East, Hendry County, Florida; thence run West a distance of 160 feet to the West side of 4th Street in Nall’s Court; thence run South a distance of 150 feet to the Point-of-Beginning of parcel of land herein described. From said Point-of-Beginning, continue South a distance of 50 feet; thence run West a distance of 100 feet; thence run North a distance of 50 feet; thence run East a distance of 100 feet to the Point-of-Beginning. Said parcel known as Lot 94, NALL’S COURT, unrecorded. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2014, which is the 30th day of October, 2014. Dated this 17th day of September, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467388 CN 9/25;10/2,9,16/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the G. Flash G.P. Inc, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2189 2010 1254432-A0001950100 Luis Angulo & Paola C. Dalmasso c/o Luis Angulo The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to a canal easement over and across the North 30 feet thereof and subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the West 30 feet thereof. (Also known as Lot 609, Montura Ranch Estates, an unknown subdivision.) TOGETHER WITH a 1963 WOLVERINE single-wide mobile home having Identi cation No. GAW1729, Title No. 1289726 and RP Decal No. 12119048, which is permanently af xed to real property, (Lien Holder: Wachovia Bank, NA) Parcel Identi cation Number: 1-32-44-25-A00-0195.0100 Property Address: 415 S. Trebol Street, Clewiston, FL 33440 Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of October, 2014 which is the 16th day of October, 2014. Dated this 3rd day of September, 2014 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467115 CN 9/11,18,25 & 10/2/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida StatutesNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2042 2011 1254432-A0000880100 Orencio Lopez & Yaney Albernas The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. (Also known as Lot 1159, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision.) TOGETHER WITH a 1995 CMB single-wide Mobile Home having Identi cation No. 8650, Title No. 69015295, and RP Decal No. 12182121 AND a 1993 MERI double-wide Mobile Home having Identi cation No. FLHMLCP2008726A & FLHMLCP2008726B, Title Nos. 64237762 & 64237763, and RP Decal No. 0586351 & 0586352, which is permanently af xed to real property. (Lien Holders: C&A Financial Programs, Inc. and HE Hill, Inc.) Parcel Identi cation Number: 1-32-44-25-A00-0088.0100 Property Address: 125 S. Romero Street, Clewiston, FL 33440 Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of October, 2014, which is the 30th day of October, 2014. Dated this 17th day of September, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 467392 CN 9/25;10/2,9,16/2014 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 25, 2014 18 FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSIONEditor’s Note: The following was taken directly from FWC’s Division of Law Enforcement Weekly Report for Hendry County, week of Sept. 12 to Sept. 18. K-9 Of cer Lilley was working trespassers harvesting saw palmetto berries on private property when he located a vehicle in the Spirit of the Wild WMA. The vehicle was unoccupied where there had been complaints of berries being picked. There were fresh foot prints where someone had walked out into the woods. Of cer Lilley deployed K-9 Roscoe to begin tracking the subjects when suddenly the two subjects walked out to the road in possession of two bags full of saw palmetto berries. The subjects were subsequently issued misdemeanor citations for taking berries in a WMA without a permit. K-9 Of cer Lilley was working trespassers on private property harvesting saw palmetto berries when he observed a vehicle pull off the side of the road. The vehicle activated its emergency ashers before multiple subjects with bags and buckets came out of posted private property and got into the vehicle and drove away. Of cer Lilley stopped the vehicle in which he discovered approximately 600 pounds of berries and six subjects inside. The subjects were issued citations for trespassing on private lands and the berries were turned over to the land owner. K-9 Of cer Lilley was on patrol checking recreational shermen when he stopped and checked a male subject shing from the shoreline. Of cer Lilley asked the subject for his ID and his shing license, which were run through dispatch. Dispatch advised that the subject had an active warrant out of Lee County. The subject was subsequently arrested and transported to the Hendry County Jail and also issued a warning for not having a valid freshwater shing license. Of cer McLendon assisted the Hendry County Sheriff's Of ce with a trespass complaint in Central Hendry County involving palmetto berry pickers. Security advised that the berry pickers had ed into a neighborhood adjacent to the property. Contact with one of the berry pickers was made in the neighborhood and a verbal warning was issued. An hour later, Of cer McLendon observed the same subject on the same property he was just warned about entering. The subject was loitering near several pieces of agricultural machinery almost a mile from the property line. The subject was arrested and transported to jail for trespass and giving a false name to law enforcement. Of cer McLendon responded to a trespass complaint of a vehicle driving around on agricultural land. Contact was made with two individuals in an SUV who were looking for a friend on the property who was also trespassing. Both subjects were charged with trespass and escorted off the premises. Of cer McLendon encountered three subjects in an orange grove in Central Hendry County. They had several bags of freshly picked citrus in their possession and admitted to picking them to take home. When questioned about permission to be in the grove, they claimed they were supposed to start working that day, but the job was canceled. The grove manager was contacted and no jobs were scheduled to start any time soon. The citrus was returned to the landowner and the subjects were cited accordingly. Of cers Mullins and Jonathan Greene received a call about subjects picking saw palmetto berries in the Spirit of the Wild WMA in Hendry County. When the of cers arrived on scene, they con rmed one of the subjects had a valid warrant. Both subjects were arrested, one for the valid warrant, along with the illegal taking of palmetto berries, and the other for the illegal taking of berries on a WMA. Hendry County Sheriff's Of ce transported the subjects to the Hendry county jail. FWC Division of Law Enforcement Report Tommy Perry, of Johnson-Prewitt and Associates and a United Way Board Member, has been named 2014/15 United Way Campaign Chair for Hendry and Glades. As the campaign chair, Perry will lead the campaign volunteers to meet the $247,400 fundraising goal. "I am honored to be selected as the United Way Campaign Chair. It is a big responsibility that I will pursue with passion and enthusiasm because I believe in the United Way and what it does to strengthen our community," said Perry. Perry grew up in Glades County and has been a resident of the area for 21 years. Tommy and his wife Laura have four children. In addition to being a member of the United Way Board of Directors, he has been extremely active in other local organizations. He is president of the Glades County Economic Development Council, a member of Clewiston Rotary, and is a board member of the Hendry Regional Hospital Foundation. "People often ask me why I support United Way. My involvement in United Way has opened my eyes to many programs and services to assist local residents which I was unaware of prior to participating. "United Way programs bene t a wide variety of citizens. Many people have had life changing experiences through the programs funded by our local United Way. In addition, all money Perry Named United Way Campaign ChairUNITED WAY OF LEE, HENDRY, GLADES AND OKEECHOBEESEE PERRY 20

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Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public NoticeSTATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE PERMIT The Department of Environmental Protection gives notice of its intent to issue a permit to Riverlandings Motor Coach Development, LLC, Mr. Rick Smith, 5942 S.R. 80 West, LaBelle, Florida 33935, to construct and operate a 0.017 million gallon per day (MGD) domestic wastewater treatment plant that will land apply 0.017 MGD of ef uent (reclaimed water) to a proposed on-site 24,000 square foot absorption eld system. The facility will be located at latitude 26 42’ 37” N, longitude 81 32’ 00” W, at 5942 State Road 80 West, LaBelle, Florida 33935, in Hendry County. The plant will also receive 2,448 gallons per day of reverse osmosis concentrate water by way of its in uent lift station. The Department has assigned permit le number FLA8183 I 3-002-DW3P to the proposed project. The intent to issue, application le, and draft permit are available for public inspection during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at the Department’s South District Of ce, 2295 Victoria Ave, Suite 364, Ft. Myers, Florida 33901, at phone number (239) 344-5600. The Department will issue the permit as drafted unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is led under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, within fourteen days of receipt of notice. The procedures for petitioning for a hearing are set forth below. A person whose substantial interests are affected by the Department’s proposed permitting decision may petition for an administrative proceeding (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes. The petition must contain the information set forth below and must be led (received by the Clerk) in the Of ce of General Counsel of the Department at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000. Under Rule 62-1 10.106(4), Florida Administrative Code, a person may request an extension of the time for ling a petition for an administrative hearing. The request must be led (received by the Clerk) in the Of ce of General Counsel before the end of the time period for ling a petition for an administrative hearing. Petitions led by any persons other than those entitled to written notice under Section 120.60(3), Florida Statutes, must be led within fourteen days of publication of the notice or within fourteen days of receipt of the written notice, whichever occurs rst. Section 120.60(3), Florida Statutes, however, also allows that any person who has asked the Department in writing for notice of agency action may le a petition within fourteen days of receipt of such notice, regardless of the date of publication. The petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the address indicated above at the time of ling. The failure of any person to le a petition or request for an extension of time within fourteen days of receipt of notice shall constitute a waiver of that person’s right to request an administrative determination (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes. Any subsequent intervention (in a proceeding initiated by another party) will be only at the discretion of the presiding of cer upon the ling of a motion in compliance with Rule 28-106.205, Florida Administrative Code. A petition that disputes the material facts on which the Department’s action is based must contain the following information, as indicated in Rule 28-106.201, Florida Administrative Code: (a) The name and address of each agency affected and each agency’s le or identi cation number, if known; (b) The name, address, any e-mail address, any facsimile number, and telephone number of the petitioner, if the petitioner is not represented by an attorney or a quali ed representative; the name, address, and telephone number of the petitioner’s representative, if any. which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the petitioner’s substantial interests will be affected by the determination; (c) A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the Department’s decision; (d) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so indicate; (e) A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the speci c facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modi cation of the Department’s proposed action; (f) A statement of the speci c rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modi cation of the Department’s proposed action, including an explanation of how the alleged facts relate to the speci c rules or statutes; and (g) A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action petitioner wishes the Department to take with respect to the Department’s proposed action. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate nal agency action, the ling of a petition means that the Department’s nal action may be different from the position taken by it in this notice. Persons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such nal decision of the Department have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the requirements set forth above. Mediation under Section 120.573, Florida Statutes, is not available for this proceeding. 467307 CB 9/25/2014 ENMIENDAS CONSTITUCIONALES PROPUESTAS SOBRE LAS QUE SE VOTAR EL 4 DE NOVIEMBRE DEL 2014 AVISO DE ELECCI"N Yo, Ken Detzner, Secretario de Estado del Estado de la Florida, por el presente noti co que se llevarn a cabo elecciones en cada condado de la Florida, el 4 de noviembre del 2014, para la aprobacin o el rechaz o de una propuesta de modi cacin de la constitucin del Estado de la Florida. No. 1 ENMIENDA CONSTITUCIONAL ARTCULO X, SECCI"N 28 (Iniciativa) Ttulo de la boleta: Conservacin de aguas y tierras: dedicar fondos para adquirir y restaurar tierras objeto de conservacin y recreacin en el Est ado de Florida Resumen de la boleta: Provee fondos para el Fondo Fiduciario de Adquisicin de Tierras con el n de adquirir, restaurar, mejorar y administrar tierras objeto de conservacin, entre ellas pantanos y bosques; el hbitat de peces y vida silvestre; tierras que protegen los recursos hdricos y las fuentes de agua potable, incluidos los Everglades, y la calidad del agua en ros, lagos y arroyos; playas y costas; tierras de recreacin al aire libr e; establecimientos agrcolas y ganaderos en actividad, y emplazamientos histricos o geolgicos. Para ello se dedicar el 33% de los ingresos netos obtenidos del impuesto especial existente sobre documentos durante 20 aos. Declaracin sobre impacto nanciero: Esta enmienda no incrementa ni reduce los ingresos estatales. El ingreso estatal limitado para los propsitos especi cados en la enmienda se estima en $648 millones para el ao scal 2015-16 y aumenta a $1.268 mil millones hacia el vigsimo ao. Si eso traer como consecuencia gastos estatales adicionales depende de futu ras acciones legislativas y no puede determinarse. De la misma manera, tampoco puede determinarse el impacto sobre los ingresos de gobiernos locales, si los hubiera. No se prevn costos de gobiernos locales. Texto completo: ARTCULO X VARIOS SECCI"N 28. Fondo Fiduciario de Adquisicin de Tierras.a) Con vigencia el 1 de julio del ao posterior a la aprobacin de esta enmienda por parte de los votantes y durante un perod o de 20 aos a partir de esa fecha de entrada en vigor, el Fondo Fiduciario de Adquisicin de Tierras recibir no menos del 33% de los ingresos netos derivados del impuesto especial existente sobre documentos, tal como se de ne en los estatutos vigentes al 1 de enero de 2012, enmendados de tanto en tanto, o de cualquier impuesto sucesor o de reemplazo, despus de que el Departamento de Hacienda deduzca primero un cargo de servicio con el n de pagar los costos de recopilacin y aplicacin del impuesto especial sobre documentos. b) El dinero del Fondo Fiduciario de Adquisicin de Tierras se emplear nicamente con los siguientes propsitos: 1) Como lo establece la ley, para nanciar o re nanciar: la adquisicin o mejora de tierras, reas de agua y derechos inmobiliarios relacionados, entre ellos las servidumbres de conservacin y los recursos para tierras objeto de conservacin, como, por ejemplo, pantanos, bosques y hbitat de peces y vida silvestre; reas de administracin de vida silvestre; tierras qu e protegen los recursos hdricos y las fuentes de agua potable, entre ellos las tierras que protegen la calidad y cantidad del agua en ros, lagos, arroyos, manantiales, y tierras que brindan recarga de agua subterrnea y sistemas acuferos; tier ras en el rea agrcola de los Everglades y el rea de proteccin de los Everglades, como estn de nidas en el Artculo II, Seccin 7(b); playas y costas; tierras de recreacin al aire libre, incluidos senderos recreativos, parques y espa cios abiertos urbanos; paisajes rurales; establecimientos agrcolas y ganaderos en actividad, emplazamientos histricos o geolgicos; junto con la administracin, restauracin de sistemas naturales y mejoramiento del acceso pblico o disfrute recrea tivo de las tierras objeto de conservacin. 2) Para el pago del servicio de la deuda sobre los bonos emitidos conforme al Artculo VII, Seccin 11(e). c) El dinero depositado en el Fondo Fiduciario de Adquisicin de Tierras, tal como se de ne en los estatutos vigentes al 1 de enero de 2012, no estar mez clado ni se mezclar con el Fondo de Ingresos Generales del Estado. No. 2 ENMIENDA CONSTITUCIONAL ARTCULO X, SECCI"N 29 (Iniciativa) Ttulo de la boleta: Uso de marihuana para algunas enfermedades Resumen de la boleta: Permite el uso mdico de la marihuana a las personas con enfermedades debilitantes, segn lo determine un mdico autorizado por el Estado de Florida. Permite a los cuidadores asistir a los pacientes en el uso mdico de marihuana. El Departamento de Salud deber inscribir y regular los centros que producen y distribuyen marihuana con nes mdicos y debern extender tarjetas de identi cacin a pacientes y cuidadores. Se aplica nicamente a las leyes del Estado de Florida. No autoriza infracciones de la ley federal ni ningn uso, posesin o produccin de marihuana con nes que no sean mdicos. Declaracin sobre impacto nanciero: El aumento de costos generado por esta enmienda para el gobierno estatal y los gobiernos locales no puede determinarse. Habr a ctividades adicionales de regulacin y aplicacin asociadas a la produccin y venta de marihuana con nes mdicos. Las tarifas compensarn al menos en parte los costos de regulacin. Si bien el impuesto sobre la venta se aplica a las compras, los cambios scales no pueden determinarse de manera razonable, dado que, si no existe una accin legislativa o administrativa estatal, no est claro en qu medida la marihuana con nes mdicos estar exenta de impuestos. Texto completo: ARTCULO X VARIOS SECCI"N 29. Produccin, posesin y uso de marihuana con nes mdicos.(a) POLTICA PBLICA. (1) El uso mdico de marihuana por parte de un paciente cali cado o un cuidador personal no est sujeto a responsabilidad ni a sanciones penales o civiles conforme a las leyes del Estado de Florida, excepto segn se indica en esta seccin. (2) Un mdico autorizado por el Estado de Florida no estar sujeto a responsabilidad penal o civil ni a sanciones, conforme a l as leyes del Estado de Florida, por extender un certi cado mdico a una persona diagnosticada con una enfermedad debilitante de conformidad con esta seccin.(3) Las acciones y el comportamiento de un centro de tratamiento de marihuana con nes mdicos inscrito ante el Departamento, o sus empleados, segn se contempla en esta seccin y en cumplimiento de las reglam entaciones del Departamento, no estarn sujetos a responsabilidad ni a sanciones penales o civiles conforme a las leyes del Estado de Florida, excepto segn se indica en esta seccin. (b) DEFINICIONES. A los nes de esta seccin, las siguientes palabras y trminos tendrn los siguientes signi cados: (1) “Enfermedad debilitante” signi ca cncer, glaucoma, estado positivo del virus de inmunode ciencia humana (VIH), sndrome de inmunode ciencia adquirida (SIDA), hepatitis C, esclerosis lateral amiotr ca (ELA), enfermedad de Crohn, enfermedad de Parkinson, esclerosis mltiple u otras enfermedades para las cuales, a criterio del mdico, los bene cios del uso mdico de la marihuana probablemente seran superiores a los riesgos potenciales para la salud de un paciente.(2) “Departamento” signi ca el Departamento de Salud o su agencia sucesora. (3) “Tarjeta de identi cacin” signi ca un documento emitido por el Departamento que identi ca a una persona que tiene un certi cado mdico o a un cuidador personal de por lo menos veintin (21) aos de edad que ha aceptado asistir a un paciente cali cado en el uso mdico de marihuana. (4) “Marihuana” tiene el signi cado otorgado al cannabis en la Seccin 893.02(3) de los Estatutos de Florida (2013). (5) “Centro de tratamiento de marihuana con nes mdicos” signi ca una entidad que adquiere, cultiva, posee, procesa (incluido el desarrollo de productos relacionados tales como alimentos, t inturas, aerosoles, aceites o ungentos), trans ere, transporta, vende, distribuye, despacha o administra marihuana, productos que contienen marihuana, suministros relacionad os o material educativo a pacientes cali cados o a sus cuidadores personales y que est inscrito ante el Departamento. (6) “Uso mdico” signi ca la adquisicin, posesin, uso, entrega, transferencia o administracin de marihuana o suministros relacionados por parte de un paciente cali cado o un cuidador personal para ser usados por un paciente cali cado para el tratamiento de una enfermedad debilitante. (7) “Cuidador personal” signi ca una persona de por lo menos veintin (21) aos de edad que ha aceptado asistir a un paciente cali cado en el uso mdico de marihuana y tiene una tarjeta de identi cacin de cuidador emitida por el Departamento. Un cuidador personal no puede asistir a ms de cinco (5) pacientes por vez. Un empleado de un proveedor de cuidados pali ativos o de un centro mdico o de un hogar de ancianos puede actuar como cuidador personal para ms de cinco (5) pacientes cali cados, segn lo permite el Departamento. Est prohibido para los cuidadores personales consumir marihuana obtenida para el uso personal y mdico del paciente cali cado. (8) “Mdico” signi ca un mdico autorizado por el Estado de Florida. (9) “Certi cado mdico” signi ca un documento por escrito rmado por un mdico, en el que se indica que, en la opinin profesional del mdico, el paciente sufre de una enfermedad debili tante, que los bene cios potenciales del uso mdico de la marihuana probablemente sean superiores a los riesgos para la salud del paciente, y se indica durante cunto tiempo el m dico recomienda el uso mdico de marihuana para el paciente. Un certi cado mdico slo puede extenderse despus de que el mdico haya realizado un examen fsico del paciente y una evaluacin completa del historial mdico del paciente (10) “Paciente cali cado” signi ca una persona a la que se le ha diagnosticado una enfermedad debilitante, que tiene un certi cado mdico y una tarjeta de identi cacin vlida de paciente cali cado. Si el Departamento no comienza a emitir tarjetas de identi cacin dentro de los nueve (9) meses posteriores a la fecha de entrada en vigor de esta seccin, un certi cado mdico vlido servir como tarjeta de identi cacin de paciente para permitir que una persona se convierta en “paciente cali cado” hasta tanto el Departamento comience a emitir tarjetas de identi cacin. (c) LIMITACIONES. (1) Nada de lo contenido en esta seccin afectar a las leyes referidas al uso no mdico, posesin, produccin o venta de marih uana. (2) Nada de lo contenido en esta seccin autoriza el uso de marihuana con nes mdicos a cualquier persona que no sea un paciente cali cado. (3) Nada de lo contenido en esta seccin permite la operacin de un vehculo de motor, embarcacin o aeronave mientras se est bajo la in uencia de la marihuana. (4) Nada de lo contenido en esta seccin requiere que se infrinjan las leyes federales o pretende otorgar inmunidad conforme a las leyes federales. (5) Nada de lo contenido en esta seccin requerir adaptacin alguna para el uso mdico de marihuana en ningn lugar de educaci n o trabajo, ni para fumar marihuana con nes mdicos en ningn sitio pblico. (6) Nada de lo contenido en esta seccin requerir que ningn pr oveedor de seguros de salud u organismo o autoridad del gobiern o reembolse a ninguna persona por los gastos relacionados con el uso mdico de marihuana. (d) OBLIGACIONES DEL DEPARTAMENTO. El Departamento deber emitir reglamentaciones razonables y necesarias para la implementaci n y aplicacin de esta seccin. El propsito de las reglamentaciones es garantizar la disponibilidad y el uso seguro de marihuana con nes mdicos por parte de los pacientes cali cados. Es obligacin del Departamento promulgar reglamentaciones de manera oportuna. (1) Implementacin de reglamentaciones. Con el objeto de otorgarle al Departamento tiempo su ciente despus de la aprobacin de esta seccin, las siguientes reglamentaciones debern promulgarse a ms tardar seis (6) mes es despus de la fecha de entrada en vigor de esta seccin: a. Procedimientos para la emisin de tarjetas de identi cacin de paciente cali cado a las personas portadoras de certi cados mdicos, y estndares para la renovacin de dichas tarjetas de identi cacin. b. Procedimientos para la emisin de tarjetas de identi cacin de cuidador personal a personas cali cadas para asistir a un paciente cali cado en el uso mdico de marihuana, y estndares para la renovacin de dichas tarjetas de identi cacin. c. Procedimientos para la inscripcin de Centros de Tratamiento de Marihuana Con Fines Mdicos, que incluyan procedimientos par a la emisin, renovacin, suspensin y revocacin de inscripciones, y estndares para garantizar la seguridad informtica, el mantenimiento de registros, anlisis, etiquetado, inspeccin y seguridad. d. Una reglamentacin que de na la cantidad de marihuana que podra considerarse un suministro adecuado y razonable para el uso mdico de los pacientes cal i cados, sobre la base de las mejores pruebas disponibles. Esta presuncin referida a la cantidad puede contrarrestarse con pruebas del uso mdico apropiado por parte de un paciente cali cado en particular. (2) Emisin de tarjetas de identi cacin e inscripciones. El Departamento comenzar a emitir tarjetas de identi cacin de paciente cali cado y cuidador personal, y tambin iniciar la inscripcin de Centros de Tratamiento de Marihuana Con Fines Mdicos a ms tardar nueve (9) meses despus de la fecha de entrada en vigor de esta seccin. (3) Si el Departamento no emite las reglamentaciones, o si el Departamento no comienza a emitir tarjetas de identi cacin y a inscribir a Centros de Tratamiento de Marihuana Con Fines Mdicos dentro de los plazos establecidos en esta seccin, cualquier ciudadano del Estado de Florida tendr derecho a valerse de recursos judiciales para obligar al cumplimiento de las obligaciones constitucionales del Departamento. (4) El Departamento deber proteger la con dencialidad de todos los pacientes cali cados. Todos los registros que contengan la identidad de los pacientes cali cados debern ser con denciales y estar exentos de divulgacin pblica excepto con nes mdicos o referidos al cumplimiento de la ley vlidos. (e) LEGISLACI"N. Nada de lo contenido en esta seccin limitar a la legislacin para promulgar leyes coherentes con esta dispos icin. (f) DIVISIBILIDAD. Las disposiciones contenidas en esta seccin son divisibles, y si cualquier tribunal competente declara la i nvalidez de cualquier clusula, oracin, prrafo o seccin de esta medida, o su aplicacin, las dems disposiciones continuarn vigentes en la mayor medida posible. No. 3 ENMIENDA CONSTITUCIONAL ARTCULO V, SECCIONES 10, 11 (Asamblea Legislativa) Ttulo de la boleta: Nombramiento Eventual para Ciertos Cargos Judiciales Vacantes Resumen de la boleta: Proponer una enmienda a la Constitucin del Estado en la que se establezca que el Gobernador debe cubrir las vacantes eventuale s en los cargos judiciales que estn sujetos a elecciones de retencin cuando los jueces o magistrados se encuentren por cumplir la edad legal para jubilarse o en el supuesto de que no cali quen para la eleccin de retencin; y permitir los nombramientos eventuales si un juez o magistrado no se retiene en su cargo en una eleccin de retencin. En la actualidad, el Gobernador no puede cubrir una vacante prevista hasta que termine el mandato del ju ez o magistrado actual. Texto completo: ARTCULO V PODER JUDICIAL SECCI"N 10. Retencin; eleccin y mandatos.(a) Cualquier juez o magistrado puede cali car para la retencin, la cual se produce mediante el voto de los electores en la prxima eleccin general que sea anterior a la conclusin del mandato del juez o magistrado por las causas establecidas por ley. Cuando Si un juez o magistrado no est habilitado para ser retenido o no cumple con los requisitos para la retencin, se producir una v acante eventual al nalizar el periodo de cali cacin de retencin a n de nombrar un juez o magistrado sucesor, y se producir una vacante en ese cargo judicial a la nalizacin del mandato cumplido por el juez o magistrado. Cuando un juez o magistrado cali que como tal para la retencin, en la boleta se deber leer claramente lo siguiente: “Deber el Magistrado (o Juez) ...(nombre del juez o magistrad o)... de la...(nombre de la corte)... ser retenido en el cargo judicial?” Si la mayora de los electores cali cados que votan dentro de la jurisdiccin territorial de la corte eligen retenerlo, entonces, el juez o magistrado continuar ejerciendo sus funciones durante un periodo de seis aos. Este mandato del juez o magistrado que ha sido retenido comenzar el primer martes luego del primer lunes de enero siguiente a la eleccin general. Si la mayora de los electores cali cados que votan dentro de la jurisdiccin territorial de la corte eligen no retenerlo, una vacante eventual se producir inmed iatamente luego de la eleccin general con la nalidad de nombrar a un juez o magistrado sucesor, y se producir una vacante en ese cargo judicial a la nalizacin del mandato cumplido por el juez o magistrado. (b)(1) Se deber mantener el mtodo de eleccin de jueces de circuito sin perjuicio de las disposiciones de la sub-seccin (a), excepto que la mayora de los votantes en la jurisdiccin de dicho circuito aprueben la opcin local de elegir a los jueces de circuito mediante el sistema de seleccin por mrito y elecciones de retencin en lugar de mediante una eleccin. La eleccin de los jueces de circuito deber realizarse mediante el voto de electores cali cados dentro de la jurisdiccin territorial de la corte. (2) Se deber mantener el mtodo de eleccin de los jueces de la corte del condado, sin perjuicio de las disposiciones de la su b-seccin (a), excepto que la mayora de los votantes en la jurisdiccin de dicho condado aprueben la opcin local de elegir a los jueces del condado mediante el sistema de seleccin por mrito y elecciones de retencin en lugar de mediante u na eleccin. La eleccin de los jueces del Condado deber realizarse mediante el voto de electores cali cados dentro de la jurisdiccin territorial de la corte. (3)a. En la eleccin general del ao 2000 se deber votar en cada jurisdiccin territorial de circuito y de condado para decidi r si el modo de elegir a los jueces de circuito y a los jueces del condado ser mediante el sistema de seleccin por mrito y elecciones de retencin en lugar de mediante una eleccin. Si los electores votan por no ejercer esta opcin local, es ta opcin no podr someterse a votacin de los electores en esa jurisdiccin hasta que hayan transcurrido al menos dos aos. b. A partir del ao 2000, cada circuito puede presentar la opcin local de eleccin por mrito y elecciones de retencin o de l a eleccin de jueces de circuito, segn corresponda, al pr esentar una solicitud ante el encargado de los registros estatales. Dicha solicitud deber estar rmada por un nmero de electores igual a por lo menos el diez por ciento de los votos emitidos en la jurisdiccin de ese circu ito en la ltima eleccin presidencial efectuada. c. A partir del ao 2000, cada condado puede presentar la opcin local de eleccin por mrito y elecciones de retencin o la el eccin de los jueces del condado, segn corresponda, al presentar una solicitud ante el supervisor de las elecciones. Dicha solicitud deber estar rmada por un nmero de electores igual a por lo menos el diez por ciento de los votos emitidos en el condado en la ltima elec cin presidencial efectuada. Los mandatos de los jueces de circuito y los jueces de condado sern de seis aos. SECCI"N 11. Vacantes.(a)(1) Siempre que se produzca una vacante en un car go judicial sujeto a la eleccin de retencin, el gobernador deber cubrir la vacante mediante el nombramiento de una persona entre al menos tres y no ms de seis personas nominadas por la comisin judicial de nombramientos correspondiente, por un periodo que nalizar el primer martes luego del primer lunes de enero del ao siguiente a las prximas elecciones generales que se efecte n al menos un ao despus de la fecha del nombramiento. (2) Siempre que se produzca una vacante eventual en un cargo judicial sujeto a la eleccin de retencin, el gobernador deber c ubrir esa vacante eventual mediante el nombramiento de un juez o un magistrado de entre al menos tres personas y no ms de seis personas nominadas por la comisin judicial de nombramientos correspondiente. El plazo del nombramiento co mienza cuando naliza el plazo del cargo que qued vacante y concluye el primer martes luego del primer lunes de enero del ao siguiente a la prxima eleccin general. (b) El gobernador deber cubrir cada vacante de una corte de circuito o de una corte de condado, en donde los jueces sean elegi dos por mayora de votos de los electores, al nombrar a una persona entre no menos de tres y no ms de seis personas nominadas por la comisin judicial de nombramientos correspondiente, por un periodo que concluye el primer martes lueg o del primer lunes de enero del ao que sigue a eleccin primaria y general que se efecte por lo menos un ao despus de la fecha del nombramiento. Se deber realizar una eleccin para cubrir ese cargo judicial por el periodo del ca rgo que comienza al nalizar el periodo del cargo por nombramiento. (c) Los nombramientos se debern realizar dentro de los treinta das desde que se ha producido la vacante o vacante eventual, e xcepto que el gobernador extienda el perodo por un lapso que no podr exceder los treinta das. El gobernador deber realizar el nombramiento dentro de los sesenta das desde que los nombramientos hayan sido certi cados ante el gobernador. (d) Tal como lo establece la legislacin general, debern existir diferentes comisiones judiciales de nombramientos para el Tri bunal Supremo, para cada tribunal de apelacin de distrito, y para cada circuito judicial en todos los juzgados de primera instancia del circuito. Las comisiones judiciales de nombramientos debern establecer reglamentos de procedimiento uni formes en cada nivel del sistema judicial. Tales reglamentos, o cualquier parte de ellos, podrn ser derogados por las leyes generales promulgadas con la mayora de votos de cada cmara de la Asamblea Legislativa, o por el Tribunal Suprem o de Justicia con el voto concurrente de cinco magistrados. A excepcin de las deliberaciones realizadas por las comisiones judiciales de nombramientos, los procedimientos de las comisiones y sus registros debern estar abiertos al pblico. 464451 CN 8/28;9/25/2014 ON 8/29;9/24/2014 19 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 25, 2014 Looking for a place to hang your hat? Look no further than the classifieds. How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. Buying a car? Look in the classifieds. Selling a car? Look in the classifieds. Reading a newspaper helps you understand the world around you. No wonder newspaper readers are more successful people! 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Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 25, 2014 20 BY AMBER M. CONLEY Florida Department Of Health“Never take candy from a stranger.” This is a statement that kids hear over and over again from their parents. We constantly preach to them that although candy is a delicious treat, sometimes there are manipulative motives with such offerings. Often this is a literal lesson but other times it’s an analogy that represents various acts of deception we are faced with today. When discussing avored tobacco we have a pretty clear “candy” and “stranger”. Flavored tobacco products have become increasingly common in the United States, containing avors such as vanilla, orange, chocolate, blueberry, and cherry (CDC Tobacco use at a glance, 2011). These deceptive tactics are being used to target youth as “starter” tobacco products and are perceived as safer and better tasting. Among many problems, the major problem here is that tobacco products, even candyavored, are addictive and carry serious health risks (CDC Tobacco use at a glance, 2011). It is crucial that we recognize our children are falling victim to this misleading marketing strategy. Under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, the sale of cigarettes containing certain characterizing avors other than menthol became illegal as of September 2009 (FDA Flavored Tobacco Product Facts Sheet, 2011). This ban exempts tobacco avored products other than cigarettes. Chewing tobacco, dip, snuff, cigars, cigarillos, and other avored tobacco are still being sold in local retailers. In Hendry County, 1 in 5 youth between the ages of 11 and 17 have tried avored tobacco (Florida Youth Tobacco Survey, 2010). This means that the same children we see riding bikes, shooting hoops, and studying are being targeted by the tobacco industry. With such tempting marketing for youth, it is clear why our kids are experimenting with tobacco. National polls are releasing ndings that more youth between the ages of 12 and 17 are exposed to avored tobacco products or ads than adults (Florida Youth Tobacco Survey, 2010). It is our job as parents, teachers, coaches, and members of the community to get the word out and stand up against the tobacco industry that designs these products with kids in mind. For more information or to become a part of the Hendry County Tobacco-Free Partnership please contact: Amber Conley, Tobacco Prevention Specialist at (863) 674-4041 ext.128 The Motives Behind Flavored Tobacco“Never take candy from a stranger” raised in Hendry and Glades counties stays in Hendry and Glades. “I have been actively involved with the United Way because it is one of the best ways to give back to my community. I am fortunate to be able to live in and work in such a beautiful area, and I want to do my part to help others who live here and are in need.” “I anticipate a very successful campaign, but I need your help. With your help, United Way can make the campaign goal. Every company campaign, every dollar given by an individual, together make a big difference. Your gift is an investment in our community. With your help, we can change lives and make this community an even better place to live,” Perry concluded. The funds raised for the United Way go to the 28 local United Way Partner Agencies, including Abuse Counseling and Treatment (ACT), Hope Connections, the Salvation Army and Agape Home. All funds raised in Hendry and Glades counties support programs in Hendry and Glades counties. For more information or to volunteer, please call United Way at 800-887-9234 or visit www. unitedwaylee. org. PERRYContinued From Page 18 Tommy Perry SUBMITTED PHOTOClewiston Christian SchoolKindergarteners at Clewiston Christian School have a blast taking a break during PE before they get too “TIRED” out!