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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: November 30, 2000
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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IUSPS 518-880
SIXTY-THIRD YEAR, NUMBER 13


PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2000


6 Two Sections
32C Per Copy 3 5
& Plus 34 Tax 1 )


Superintendent, New
School Board Members
See Photos on Page ?B
Special Needs Shelter
Complete Story on Page 3A
Williams, Raffield
Appointed To PSJ Seats.
Details on Page 3A
Tiger Sharks Tip Off
Season Season Friday
Where? See Details on Page 8A
Sharks End Play-Off
Season Stats & Pics on Page 8A
Worship Opportunities P. 3B
Law Enforcement Activities
City & County on Page 7A
School Happenings Page 2B


Economic Indicators
Show Upswing In
Gulf County Sales
According to Northwest
Florida Economy's Fall Report,
Gulf County is leading the 11
county Panhandle region with a
.recorded sales growth increase of
38.3 percent from the second
quarter of 1999 to this year's sec-
ond quarter.
The report says that
increased sales in non-durable
goods and services werethe cause
of accelerated growth in Gulf and
went on to mention new construc-
tion activity as a good sign. Gulfs
total taxable sales grew six million
dollars from the second quarter of
'99 (15.3) to second quarter of
4, 2000 121.3).
Gulf- --had an increase_ in-
durable goods sales of 61.5 .per-
cent during this time frame and
an increase in non-durable of
9.500.
Gulf County also leads the
region in the greatest reduction of.
unemployment rates posting a
7.50o unemployment rate in the
second -quarter of this year
against a 13% rate in second
quarter of 1999. Gulf still.main-
tains the highest unemployment
rate in the region f6r second quar-
ter 2000.
In a nutshell, the figures indl-
,cate that the county has made
tremendous strides toward over-
coming the shutdown of the paper
mill /in August, 1998. Most of
those advancements have .come
over the past year. as 184 new
jobs have been added in the area,
while the workforce has
decreased by 2.4%.

New M.B. Elected
Officials to be Sworn In
On Monday, December 4, at
12:00 noon. CT, three newly
elected candidates will be sworn
into their new seats as Mayor and
City Couricilpersons for Mexico
Beach.
Reverend. Ted Lovelace of the
S First United Methodist Church of
.Mexico Beach will swear in .
Mayor-elect, Kathy Kingsland
(Group 1), City Councilperson-
elect, Carolyn Metcalf (Group 2)
and City Council Person-elect
David Thompson (Group 3). City
Clerk Sheri Martin will attest to
the oaths.
The public and media are
invited to attend the ceremony,
which will take place at the
Mexico Beach Civic Center on
North 31st Street in Mexico
Beach.


First "Christmas 0on the Coast"


Santa, Parade, Lighting of Tree, Arts & Crafts, Spiritual Concert,


Lighted Boat Parade, and Sales Highlight 3-Day Weekend Event


Port St. Joe is the place to be this weekend as the
community hosts the first annual "Christmas on .. .
the Coast." Three days of activities will begin ( ( j
Thursday evening, Novemrber 30th, with the '--.
lighting of the tree and will run through
Saturday, December 2nd.
The Port St. Joe Merchants Association and Gulf
County Tourism Development Council are sponsoring
the flurry of activities.
Lighting the Christmas Tree
Thursday, 7:00 p.m-Frank Pate Park
Festivities will begin on Thursday, November
30th, with the ceremonial lighting of the Christmas
tree at Frank Pate Park.
A spiritual program is scheduled accompanying
the event featuring special music, sharing hymns,
devotion, and candle lighting ceremonies. The pro-
gram will last approximately an hour, and folks are
encouraged to bring lawn chairs to relax and enjoy
the evening.
Friday-all day, Arts, Crafts, Food Booths,
Merchants' Sales, and the Lighted Boat Parade.
A full day of activities is scheduled at Frank Pate
Park capped off the second annual lighted boat
parade. The lighted boat parade will feature commer-
cial and recreational boats decorated bow to stern,


and
S*A parading
through St.h
Joseph Bay
beginning at
7:00 p.m.-18
.vessels have
already signed
/.. up to partic-

Arts, crafts, and
food booths will be oper-
ating throughout the day both
Friday and Saturday,
Downritown merchants will also be running special
holiday promotions throughout the weekend. The
newly renovated business district is just a short walk
from Frank Pate Park and is actually just an exten-
sion of the festivities as local merchants roll out the


red carpet.
Saturday-Santa Arrives at 1:30 p.m.;
Christmas Parade at 2:00; Spiritual
Christmas Concert featuring the Evens Family
Saturday promises to be 'the biggest day of all.
Activities will continue at Frank Pate Park, but at,
1:30 Santa will arrive by helicopter in time to ride in
the annual Christmas parade at 2:00.
This year's parade is expected to be the biggest
ever. Prizes of $500, $250, and $150 will be awarded
for the best floats in two divisions-non-profit and
other.
Festivities will end Saturday evening with a
Spiritual Christmas concert at the Centennial
Building. The Evens family will be the main singing
group featured along with local talent and reading of
the Christmas story.
A manger scene is also going to be displayed at
the Centennial Building.
The Port St. Joe Merchants Association and Gulf
County Tourism Development Council has made
every effort to bring a weekend of family-friendly, spir-
itually-based celebration of "Christmas on the Coast"
to the city. They invite everyone to come and join in
on the celebration November 30 through December 2.
For further information call 850-229-8226.


Judge Witten Takes Oath:

Investiture Ceremonies Held In Gulf County Courtroom


*Monday afternoon Fred N.
Witten took the oath' of office
before judges from throughout
the 14th Judicial Circuit to for-
mally become the new Gulf
County Judge.
The Honorable Judy Pittman,,
Chief Judge 14th Judicial Circuit,
presided over the investiture cere-
monies and introduced the judges
of the circuit.
Judge Larry' G. Smith, 1st'
District Court of Appeals (retired),
administered the oath of office


with assistance from Judge
Witten's wife, Carolyn.
In his remarks to a packed
courtroom-. -of friends, Judge
Witten extended thanks to all his
family, friends, and business
acquaintances who had a part in
helping him get to this point.
He qualified this statement as
he talked about his friend, Judge
Robert M. "Bob" Moore "I
would rather not be here today."
Judge Witten said he would much
rather have been attending retire-


ment ceremonies for Judge Moore,
in the year 2013..
"When Bob Moore died Gulf
-County didn't just lose a judge,"'
Witten said, pointing out the gap
'that was left with his departure
and stating, "It's going to take
more, than one person to fill the
void."
Judge Pittman presented
Witten with his robe and his son,
Jason, and daughter, Casey
Furrow, assisted in enrobing with
'encouragement from his grand-
daughter, Caitlin Furrow.
President of the Bay County


Bar Association Kelly Sale pre-
sented Witten with the gavel and
Washington County Judge Allen
IL. Register presented the desk
plate. -
Reverend J. C. Odum and
Reverend David Fernandez
brought the invocation and bene-
diction. George W. Duren (owner
of Duren's Trading Company).
Janice C. Scheffer (Assistant
PublicDefender), and Judge Larry
G. Smith offered remarks about
Witten and his character.
A reception was held immedi-
ately following the ceremonies.


New Gulf County Commission


Sworn Into Office On Tuesday

Peters Is Named As New Board Chairman


Judge Witten takes oath of office from Judge Larry G. Smith.
His wife Carolyn assisted.


"Christmas For Kids" Seeks

Help To Provide for Needy


Knights of Columbus Council
- 11572 and The Star are sponsor-
ing a program called "Christmas
for Kids." This program is also
being supported by Arvida.
This program is intended to
raise funds in cooperation with
the Catholic Charities' Angel Tree
Program for Gulf County. The


Gulf County $Dollar$ Are A Great
Christmas Gift Idea For This Year


Gulf County merchants' new
Gulf County "Dollars" campaign
is in its second year.
They rolled off the presses
last year and are now available at
branches of Capital City Bank,
Citizens Federal Savings Bank,
and Wewahitchka State Bank.
Once purchased they can be
spent just like regular money.
The only major difference
being that Gulf County $Dollars
can only be spent at the busi-
nesses of participating Gulf
County merchants. They are
available in denominations up to


$25 and will be excellent gift ideas
for Christmas, birthdays, wed-
dings, showers, etc.
The program .is intended to
spur the local economy by
encouraging and promoting shop-
ping in Gulf County.
Any Gulf County business
wishing to participate in the pro-
gram merely needs to pay a small
fee to assist with promoting the
program. They should contact the
Gulf County Chamber of
Commerce or the Port St. Joe
Merchants Association for further
information.


funds will be used to provide toys
for children who may not other-
wise have a Christmas. A similar
program last year served- over 50
children with toys.
"Gulf County does not have
an Empty Stocking or Toys for
Tots program in place, but has a
need for such a program," said the
program chairman Jim Newton.
"The Knights of Columbus made a
decision to provide this program
and call it the 'Christmas for Kids'
program. Our goal for this year is
$2,500 and we already have
$1,000 towards that goal."
Donations can be mailed to
Knights of Columbus, P.O. Box
13238, Mexico Beach, FL 3241
or dropped off at The Star, located
at 308 Williams Avenue, Scallop
Bay, located at 412-B Monument
Avenue, or Picture Perfect Frame
Shop, located at 223 Reid Avenue,
all in Port St. Joe.
Donations are tax deductible.
All donations should be received
by December 18 in order to com-'
plete the program. New toys will
(See CHRISTMAS on Page 3A)


New county commissioners
Jerry Barnes (District 5), Carl Fox
(District 3), and Carmen
McLemore (District 1) took the
oath of office Tuesday evening as
they participated in their first
board meeting..
Commissioner McLemore was
first to take the oath of office. His
wife, Peggy, assisted and Deputy
Clerk of the Court Doug
Birmingham (who will be sworn in
as the newly elected Clerk of
Court just after the first of the
year) administered the oath of
office.
Commissioner Barnes was
assisted by his wife, Elaine, and
the oath of office was voiced by
his pastor, Brent Vickery of First
Baptist Church.
Commissioner Fox's parents,
Lanas and Myrtle Fox, assisted
him during the ceremonies and
his pastor, Dave Fernandez, of
Oak Grove Assembly of God,
administered the oath of office.
All three new commissioners
received a warm welcome of
applause and numerous hand-
shakes of good wishes before,
during, and after the ceremonies.
Commissioner Peters New
Board Chairman
Commissioner Nathan Peters,
Jr. received unanimous support
to take over as the new chairman
of the Gulf County Board of
County Commissioners after
being nominated by incoming
board member Carl Fox.
Commissioner and current
board chairman Billy Traylor was
then unanimously selected to be
the vice chairman after being
nominated by incoming


Commissioner Jerry Barnes.
The new board officers -will
take over during the board's first


atf the North Pole, has been placed In the
vacant lot adjacent to Port -St. Joe's CI-y 14all
for kids to mail those all imporfantwishful let-
t-era-and now's the i-ke to get started writ-
Ing yours!
The letters will be sent to Sant-a who will
personally answer all correspondence which con-
-aain a self-addressed stamped envelope. The
letters will then be forwarded to The St-ar for
prinf-ing In our Chris-mas issue (Decenmber 21at-).
The deadline for mailing Santa letters to
receive a reply from -he Jolly old gentleman will be
500 p.t. on Tuesday. December 19th. Get
busy writing9 kids!
Those wishing to writ-e to Santa n for
pub lkatlon without a return letter from t-he
ab19 9uy" are welcome to drop them by The Star
where a special depository will be awaiting their
arrival. The same deadline will apply. ,


Judge Fred N. Witten


meeting in December (14th).
(See COUNTY on Page 3A)


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SI EDITORIAL COMMENTARY Hun er


The Star

PAGE TWO THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2000



)own With Kes by Kesley Colbert


The Huns Are Coming!


It May Be Time For The



Panhandle To Secede

I've been giving a lot of serious thought to the situation that
we currently have in the State of. Florida with all this confusion
over the elections.
I think I'm most confused over the actions of the Florida
Supreme Court. It's obvious to me that those guys don't think
with the same portion of their brains as' I do. That might not be
all bad, but you would believe at least one in the group might
have interpreted the law' a little bit like the other one-half of
Florida voters and two lower court judges do.
Of course, we must keep in mind that many of those circuit
and lower court judges were elected into office by their con-
stituents. Thus, they probably feel it necessary to stay in tune
with what's going on in the real world. Unlike the Florida
'Supreme Court which was as documented in recent news reports,
selected by past Democratic governors.
Is it true that two of those judges even made significant con-
tributions to Gore's campaign-fund?
Let me make it plain that I feel everyone who voted in the
November 7th election should have his/her-vote counted. For
those voters who failed to follow instructions or didn't properly
mark their ballots, I' am truly 'extremely sorry. They had every
opportunity to do so and failed to take advantage'of that right and
privilege by carrying out their responsibility as voters to be edu-
cated about the process.
All votes that do not require the subjectivity of counters
should be 'counted. The vast majority of those 'in question do
require the counter to try and logically, assume what a voter
meant when he didn't vote properly.
I get dizzy when 1 try to think of all the different types of
"chads" I've heard of over the past few weeks. Last Wednesday,
Florida counts were truly holding argument to accept or reject
"pregnant chads."
Now this thing is confusing enough without those little chad
critters going and multiplying on us. I just hope they stay down
in South Florida-we've got a big enough problems with armadil-
los and coyotes without those pregnant chads migrating up this
way. : :
Maybe by the time this week's'edition of The Star is complete
we'll have some idea who the new president of the United States
is. I just hope the decision won't rest on the outcome of the "count
of the pregnant chads." If it does, it'll certainly be a miscarriage of
justice.
'4 Anyway you look, it appears to me the folks on this end of the
state aren't jiving with those folks at the other end of the state. I
do have a theory as to why. I do believe it has to do with automo-'
bile emissions. Now bear with me a minute here-this gets deep.
Did you notice that Gore's political strength came from areas of
mass population? Look at New York ... [they even elected Hillary
Clinton, while endorsing Gore for president]. California--need I
say more!!!
If you look at a map of the United States of America, you'll see
roughly two-thirds of the land mass of both Florida and the coun-
try voted for George W, .Bush., But Gore drew his strength from,
highly populated areas, including South Florida. Where you have
all of those people, you also have numerous automobiles spitting
out emissions. I believe it has taken a toll on those persons.
Most of us folks on this end of the state are having a hard time
identifying with those voters in South Florida. Given a choice.
maybe we need to check with Alabama or Georgia and see if they
would be interested in taking us into their territory should we
secede from Florida.
As of Sunday evening, Secretary of State Katherine Harris cer-
tified George W. Bush as the winner, of Florida and its 25 electoral
votes.
Maybe this mess will be settled soon .


I tell.you, I'm not too smart. I
just got rid of two foreign exchange
students last year. Well, I thought I
got shed of them! One has been
back twice since his "cultural'
experience" officially ended. And
they both continue to "check in" on
a regular basis.
They call to wish me -a happy
birthday. They call to tell me about


a new girlfriend. They ask about
the dog. They' want to know if my'
neighbor. Mac. is still running with
me. One \toke me up at 1ive in the
morning to tell me he gct accepted
to the university in Budapest! They
wonder il American T.\. is still
shjwin4g James Bond. Theryv want
to know if the groundhog saw its
shadow.
Listen, I didn't take these boys
to raise!
Show me in the manual where
it says that as soon as your sons
leave for college you've got to find
replacements! Does my house look
like a Holiday Inn? We don't have
any mints.. And I ain't left the light


on for noooobody .
Don't tell me it's Cathy's
chicken pot pie!
Leo Heim showed up a month
ago. He's from Wiesbaden.
Germany. He looked hungry. And
a little apprehensive. He v.asn't so
sure aboutL America.I, thought
o.k., a hot meal and one night.
Listen, one night was plenty of
time to establish a beachhead! He
quickly got his "stuff' spread
around the. room -like, every other
sixteen year old that had been
through there. He got the T.V. flip-
per up in the middle of the bed. He
dribbled some toothpaste ,down
the side of the sink. He threw his


dirty clothes in the basket across
from the washer
He laid a blitzkrieg on the'
lasagna. And the beans. And the
corn. And the entire loaf of garlic
bread. He picked out his favorite
spot on the den sofa. He turned'
the air conditioner do\.n one'
notch. He somehow got our corn-'
puter speaking German. -He
receives multi-lingual E-mdils'
from three different countries.
He eased into the youth group.
at church like he'd been' a Baptist'.
all his life. he catches a ride to
school with the prettiest girl. in
town. He gets his elbow up just
right throwing a baseball. He com-
pliments Cathy .on everything she
cooks.. He makes me watch reruns
of the X-Files with him.
By the middle of the afternoon
of the second day I couldn't
remember life without him ...
"Kes-lee do we eat now?"
"No Leo, we run." I'll show thi-.
little Deutsche boy. I've been train-
ing for years for just such a day. -
We harnessed up the dog and,
off we went. The three of us.
"Kes-lee how far do We run?"..
"Oh, not far."'I lied. "I'm a tired
old American. I can not hold ouit
long"
Of course, I was going to 0ri
until he dropped! I wanted to see
the expression .on his face after
three miles. I wanted to see some
sweat. I wanted to see him reach-
ing for his side. I'll teach these
young .Europeans to come over
and take control in my house! -
S. He cruised by the three rrile
marker. I begin to breathe a Irtl'e
irregularly myself after five. The
dog started biting my leg around
six or seven. Leo had it on auto-
matic pilot. He was chatting away
as if we had just left the driveway .
He hadn't taken a hard breath yet.
You don't suppose he, was raised
by a family of pink rabbits!
"Leo what do you do," I man-
aged to gasp out between heart
attacks. "for fun around
Wiesbaden?"
S. 'play. soccer and iTlke
through. theamoutLuns .and nde
my bike in forty: mile races."
The dog fainted.
I groaned silently and limped
back to the house.
We've been to a college foot ll
game. And a Winston Cup rape.
And to Hungry Howie's. And t9 a
goaf roping. His Merle Haggard
memorization is coming along
nicely. I showed him a raw oyster.
I've broken out all of my Rawhide
reruns. As long as he is here" I
might as well do as much as I can
to show him the true American
Sway. . ,
Somebody has. got to do it!
And all the while I keep won-
dering where they'recoming from.
And, how .do they find me? Is my
name and address plastered on
every bathroom wall. frqm
Hamburg' to Dusseldorf? Is there
(See KESLEY/'ON PAGE-3)


No Recounting To Interrupt Gulf Countians'Holiday Feast


IT. LOOKS LIKE the
Democrats have finally found a
way' to steal the Presidential.
election ,: -..or 'they. think, they
have. .
The Florida Supreme Court's
ruling announcement Tuesday
night allowed them to include all
the votes they can gather up
under the pretense of recounting
the ballots in Palm. Beach and
Dade counties. -
The only fly in their ointment
is they must have.it done by 9:00
a.m. this past Monday morning.
That doesn't give them much
time.
Then, you stick a holiday in
there and really mess things up!'
Florida has kept the nation
on pins and needles, waiting for
it to do things "by the.book." I
admire 'the Secretary of State for
sticking to her guns and
demanding that the timetable set
out by state law be followed, or
.different directions be giverf by
the Supreme,Court..


S ETAOIN SHRDLU


Written by Wesley Ramsey
... -,,


I CAN'T GET over the fact
that the ballots in question would'.
have' been thrown out, as illegi-
ble, in any election held in the
state, if the vote wasn't so close.
Imagine, millions of votes cast
and only 900 differences That's,
less than one-half of one percent!'
However, those folks in those
large counties should have
known. their punchdidn't go. all
the way through their ballot.
Too, the. famous "butterfly
ballot" wasn't all' that mysteri-
ous. It was easier, for example,
thanQ Gulf County's ballot to fig-
': ure out. We had no complaints,,
We understand the reluc-


-THE STAR-
USPHS 518-880
Published Every Thursday at 304-308 Williams Avenue
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456,
by The Star Publishing.Company of Port St. Joe, Inc..
Periodical Postage Paid at Port St. Joe, FL

William H. Ramsey . Editor & Publisher, President
Wesley R. Ramsey ... .... Editor Emeritus
Shirley Ramsey . Graphic Design/Office Manager


tance to toss out all the mail bal-
lots which weren't postmarked.
You have no idea as to when they
were actually mailed. On the
other hand, most of those ballots
were from people in the armed
forces and they, above all, should
have their ballots counted.

I SUPPOSE THAT by now, we
know who the president is. The
Supreme Court's deadline has
come and gone. Certainly,, the
deadline' made public by the
Secretary of State has come and
gone. Everything has been exam-
ined and all "chads" considered.
Resistance to changing votes


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The spoken word
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spoken word is lo


has been met and repulsed by
the Secretary.of State. She has
done her jobl
So, she is a Republican.
What of it? She has stuck by her
guns and kept the Gore camp
honest! I am of the opinion they
needed someone to keep them
, honest.
I'm just glad it was Florida'
which made the difference in the
vote, and not some other state
with a reputation for stealing
elections.
At least, with Florida being
the pivotal state, you know that
the business of sorting things out
has been done pretty near right!
Of all the millions of words
which have been said on TV
about the subject, we haven't
heard the name of our
Republican Governor mentioned
as an active player, once! That
shows admirable restraint, to
have' his own brother a major
participant and still manage to
avoid' taking an active part.

S INVARIABLY PAYABLE IN ADVANCE
IN COUNTY'- $10.00 SIX'MONTHS
YEAR OUT OF COUNTY $15.00 SIX MONTHS ,
n case of error or omissions in advertisements
Id themselves liable for damage further than
advertisement.
is given scant attention; the printed
lly weighed. The spoken word barely
ed word thoroughly convinces. The
st; the printed word remains.


I HATE TO THINK of what
kind of reputation Gulf County
voters would have to live with if
they were to mess up their bal-
lots to this extent. We'd have the
reputation of being the most
ignorant of people, if we couldn't
figure out which arrow pointed to
which question and we fouled up
to-such an extent that we voted
for the. wrong man by the thou-
sands.
I think those 9,000 or so
folks -intended to 'vote for
Buchanan and Nader.
It was publicized for a month
prior to the election, that they
would play the role of spoiler for
one of the two candidates or the
,other. So, what was'the big sur-
prise?
In almost any. other nation in
the world-especially one of the
third world nations-we'd have
gunfire and several coups
attempted by now, in this situa-
tion.
I think our nation handled it


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pretty well.
.Something like this doesn't
come along every, day and, to
think, we had the laws in place to
handle it. It should serve as ga
good example to the rest of the
world that our nation is solid!

IN SPITE OF OUR .probllerb
as a nation, we all took time off
and enjoyed Thanksgiving and
the beginning of the Christmas
shopping season.
Why, some of us even
observed more .than one
Thanksgiving feast! :
I'm talking about us here at
The Star Publishing Company.
I'm a one day a week employee at
the newspaper these days, but
my day happened to fall on the
day at which employees of The
Star got together and enjoyed a
Thanksgiving dinner. Then, II
stuffed some more on Thursday
at the home of one of my daugh-
ters. I managed to get enough 9
eat, between the two.
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From left are Rev. Brent Vickery, Elaine Barnes, and
Commissioner Jerry Barnes.


County From Page 1
Recognized GC Clerk of Court Lister had been an instrumental
Benny Lister force in keeping Gulfs finances in
While the board was busy extremely good shape and, in fact,
dealing with changes, Chairman had made money for the county
Billy Traylor .took a moment to through various interest-bearing
present a- plaque of recognition deposits and savings funds.
and appreciation to retiring Clerk New Construction Home
of the Court Benny Lister. Insurance Rates Should Fall
Traylor pointed out that Gulf County Building


From left are Doug Birmingham, Peggy McLemore, and
Commissioner Carmen McLemore.


Inspector Michael Hammond
reported to the board that his
department has received good
news from Insurance Services
Office; Inc.'s (ISO) review and
grading of Gulf County's building
department.
ISO reviews building depart-
ments throughout the state arid
much of the nation and assigns a
point value or risk. factor for
insurance companies to base pre-
miums on. After grading Gulf, ISO
lowered the county's risk factor
for both residential and\ commer-
cial buildings from eight to five
classifications.


All new commercial and resi-
dential construction in the county
should be insured based on the
new rating resulting in lower
insurance premiums.
In Other Business
*As requested by Commis-
sioner Nathan Peters, Jr, the
_board named members to the
Tourism Development Council-
County Commissioner Carl Fox,
Port St. Joe City Commissioner
Eugene Raffield, Wewahitchka
City Commissioner Brian Cox,
Rex Buzzett, Tom Graney, Julie
Cunningham, Glyna Neal,
Richard Hance, and Ron Morrow.


From left are Lanas Fox, Rev. Dave Fernandez, Commissioner
Carl Fox, and Myrtle Fox.


The new board will elect a
chairman of the council at a
future meeting.
*Commissioner McLemore got
board approval to juggle some of
the District 1 paving project prior-
ities around to include Luke Ford
Road and Bryant's Landing Road
paving on the list. Vanbyrd Drive,
Gantly Drive, and Lower Dalkeith
would come off the list.
*The board also approved al
request from Commissioner Jerry
Barnes to repair a stormwater
drainage problem that exists at.
the intersection of Madison Street
and Oak Grove Avenue.


*Board Attorney Tim
McFarland cleared the air on a
question posed by former county
commissioner Tommy Knox con-
cerning Comihissioner Nathan
Peters, Jr.'s purchase of property
from St. Joe Company.
McFarland said that Peters
paid more than fair market value
for the property so there was no
appearance of any special gain
through the purchase of the prop-
erty. Peters went on record to
state that the property was on the
tax rolls at $5,000 and he paid
$22,500 for the tract near his
home in North Port St. Joe.


D.


Commissioners Christine Williams and Eugene Raffield


Williams and Raffield


Appointed toPSJ Seats


The City of Port St. Joe found
itself in an unusual position when
two of its commissioners decided
to run. for county offices. Because
'6f election laws Damon McNair
ahd Jorge San Pedro had to resign
their city commission seats.
Last Tuesday evening the city
commission appointed Christine
Williams and Eugene Raffield .for
the unexpired portions of the
"offices vacated. They will both
have to face reelection in the
upcoming May election in 2001.
Mayor Frank Pate assigned
duties to the, new commissioners
with William's having City Hall,
and water and sewer infrastruc-
ture under her jurisdiction. Raf-
Sfield will oversee operations of the
warehouse, garbage collection,
and solid waste. Commissioner
Benny Roberts had added to his
duties of roving commissioner the
responsibilities of the police and
fire departments.
The city ; unanimously
approved the annexation of lots
along Highway 98 between Gauti-
er Memorial Lane and Niles Road.
Clay Smallwood, ,vice president of
St. Joe Timberland,' 'presented a
plat for approval of' the area in
S question. The plat was unani-
mously approved.


Kesley

(From Page 2)
some kind of underground net-
work in the Fatherland that hands
out airline tickets and a map to
1310 Garrison Avenue?
These Germans tried a frontal
assault in 1940 .... and that did-
n't work. So now they're slipping
them over here one at. a time.
They're going to eat us out of
house and home!
Oktoberfest really means "the
chicken pot pie is ready over at the'
Colberts."'
Leo fits right in with the rest of
our boys. He understands clearly
the one simple rule we have at our
house. He smiles all the time and
he can ask more questions .
and he wants you to know about
his Wiesbaden.
By the middle of the afternoon
on the third day we wondered how
we ever got along without him!
"Kes-lee, do we run now?"
"Are you kidding you crazy
German! Me and the dog are going
Sto eat!"
Auf Wiedersehen,


A first reading of an ordinance
which would allow property own-
ers of adjoining lots to waive: set-
back requirements, if building
across both lots, as long as no
sewer lines are beneath, or are
proposed under the building.
Garbage rates for businesses
in residential areas were set at
$35; $16 for the home and $19 for
the business.
Bill Kennedy. of Preble-Rish,
Inc., Consulting Engineers.
reported that dredge and spoil
permits for the proposed boat
ramp work at the end of Fifth St.
,were expected within a month. If
everything proceeds as planned,,
work will begin in January, with
an anticipated completion date in
February, 2001. Over two, feet of
silt that is being deposited by
stormwater drainage from the
downtown area will have to be
removed.
The board agreed to support
efforts to pursue major grant
applications to completely reno-
vate Martin Luther King Boule-
vard after, residents arrive at a
plan for the renovations.
Stan Siprell was appointed to
the Zoning Variance Adjustment
Board.
In other business, the board
granted a variance to Marlenr Tay-
lor, at 1004 Garrison Avenue, to
construct a shed.
Mayor Pate stated that he had
received word from the Gulf
County Tax Collector that Florida
Coast Paper Company had made a
good faith payment ori $859,000
in property taxes owed. The city
will receive $59,000 of that
amount,


Christmas
-From Page 1
also be accepted at the drop off
points. For more information,
please call Jim Newton at 229-
6474.
Parents who need toys can
register at the Catholic Charities'
Port St. Joe office located in St.
Joseph Catholic Church's Parish
Hall on the corner of 20th and
Monument Avenue, Wednesdays
from 9:40 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
through December 13.


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Thursday, November 30...

Lighting of Christmas Tree........ 7:00 p.m.



Friday, December 1 .. .

Lighted Boat Parade

on beautiful St. Joseph Bay ..... 7:00 p.m.


Saturday, December 2 ...

Santa Arrives By Helicopter! ....

Annual Christmas Parade ........


Spiritual Christmas Concert

at the Centennial Building

featuring The Evans Family ...


1:30 p.m.

2:00 p.m.


..... 7:00 p.m.


? Friday and Saturday enjoy Arts & Crafts and

Downtown Activities Complete with Food Vendors!


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Patricia Ann Nedley Jonathan'H. Fletcher

Engagement Announcement


Judith Ann Birmingham Andy Clayton


Couple To Be Wed


Mr. and, Mrs. Douglas
Birmingham of Wewahitchka have
announced the engagement and
forthcoming marriage of their
daughter, Judith Ann, to Andy
Clayton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Clayton" of Wewahitchka.
The bride-elect is a 1997
graduate of Wewahitchka High
School. She is a 2000 graduate of
Gulf Coast Community College,
with a degree in nursing.


Presently, she is employed by Lite
Management Center in Panama
City and will continue her educa-
tion at Florida State University.
Her fiance is a 1994 graduate
of Wewahitchka High School. He
is employed, by C.W. Roberts
Contracting.
A December 2nd wedding is
planned for 5:00 p.m. at the First
United Methodist Church of
Wewahitchka. A reception will fol-
low at the church fellowship hall.
All friends and relatives are.
invited to attend.

An Evening,
With Friends
Remember to go to the
Chateau Nemours on Thursday,
November 30, at 5:30 p.m. for the
Friends of the Library member-
ship drive kick off. Learn' how you
can be a-part of, improving and
enriching library services in Gulf
County. ,
A very interesting evening is
planned. Tour the recently remod-
eled Chateau-now a bed and
breakfast. Ertjoy refreshments.
Hear John Hendry, Arvida project
coordinator, present an update on
the Dixie Bell Curve project. View
the Friends new web page. Ask
any questions that you may have
about the Friends of, the Library.
Everyone is invited. Individual
memberships are $5. patrons,
$25. and IlfctLme memberships
are. $100.


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gifts for teachers & acquaintances
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children's clothing and toys
a wide assortment of
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Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Nedley
of Port St. Joe announce the
engagement and forthcoming,
marriage of their daughter
Patricia Ann Nedley to Jonathan
H. Fletcher of Lake Wales. He is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Long
of Winter Haven and Mr. and Mrs.,
John Fletcher of Lake Wales.
The bride-elect is a 1992:
graduate of Port St. Joe High
School and a 1996 graduate of the
University of Florida where she
received a bachelor's degree in
Agriculture Education with a
minor in Food and Resource


Economics. She is employed by
Polk County School Board as an
Agriculture Education teacher
and FFA Advisor at Lake Wales
Senior High School.
Her fiancee is a 1993 gradu-
ate of Lake Wales High School. He
attended Polk County College and
Ridge Vocational School. He is
currently pursuing his Master
Electrician's license and is
employed by Fletcher Electric,
Lake Wales.
A March wedding is planned
in Lake Wales.


Pictured above are the PSJMS Beta Club members. Back row,
from 1 to r, Charissa Powell, Amy Nehrings, Heather Henderson,
Megan Todd, and Anna Salzer. Front row, 1 to r, Travis Burge and
Kenny McFarland.

PSJMS Betas Deliver the Goods


For the seventh year in a row,
the members of Port St. Joe
Middle School National Junior
Beta Club delivered a Thanksgiv-
ing basket with "all of the trim-
mings" to a special family chosen
by Children and Family Services.
The students themselves fur-
nish most of the goodies that go
into the basket, with the club pur-
chasing the turkey.

Quilt Shop Will
Open Monday
A unique quilt shop, Needles
and Thread, will open Monday,
December,4 in the downtown Port
St. Joe area. Offering fine fabrics,
notions and other sewing items,
Needles and Thread is the only
quilt shop, between Tallahassee
and Crestview.
Owners Susie Pippin and Von.
Bouington will be open. at 228
Reid Avenue Monday through Sat-
urday from nine 'a.m. to 5 p.m.
each day.
Classes in quilting will be
offered at various times. Check
with Pippin or Bouington for times
and dates.










LOTS OF NEW FALL ITEMS
CAMELLIAS
Sasanqua d&aponica
Over 20 Different Colors
Ornamental Trees
Bradford Pear, Silver Maple, Weepintg Willow, Red
Bud, Drake Eln, Red Maple, & Many' Others
COLD TOLERANT CITRUS
Orange, Grapefruit, Satsuma, Lemon,
Lime, Sweet & Tart Kumquat
FROST PROTECTOR Now IN STOCK


A major part of the club's mis-
sion statement is service to the
community. These students are
meeting that goal, as well as
learning the joy and fulfillment of
sharing with others.

Friends to Meet
The Friends of the .Gulf
County Libraries, Inc., will hold
its monthly meeting on Monday,
December 4, at 5:30 p.m., at the
Port St. Joe library.
Items to be discussed include
the membership drive in January
2001, and the annual meeting in
February 2001; All those inter-
ested are urged to attend.
Refreshments will be served.


Go see what happens when

DRA Meeting
The Downtown Redevelop-
ment Agency will hold its monthly
meeting on Tuesday, December
12th, at 6:15 p.m., ET. The meet-
ing will be held at Preble-Rish,
Inc., located at 401 Reid Avenue
in Port St. Joe. All members are
urged to attend.


$10 million in negotiable bonds go
missing in a mental hospital!
The Panhandle Players pre-
sent this humorous comedy by
John Patrick in Apalachicola's
historic Dixie Theatre.
Don't miss it! Only two perfor-
mances Friday, December 1 and
Saturday, December 2 at 7:30
p.m. Admission $10. For ticket
information you- may call the
Chamber at (850) 6M3-9419.


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Comforter Receives Honors


SKristi A. Lawrence to

Wed William S. Weeks, Jr.


Mr. and Mrs. Steven Craig
Lawrence are pleased to
announce the engagement and
approaching marriage of their
daughter Kristi Ann Lawrence to
William Short Weeks, Jr., the son
of. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Craig
Langford of Ta-npa, and Mr. and
Mrs. William Short Weeks, Sr. of
Lakeland.
The bride-elect is a lifetime
resident of Port St. Joe, and a
graduate of Troy. State University
with a bachelors degree in
Comprehensive Social Sciences
for Secondary Education.
The prospective bride groom,
pf Tampa, is also a graduate of
Troy State University, with a
bachelors degree in Criminal
Justice with a minor in Business.
He is currently employed with
Wells Fargo Financial in Dothan,
Alabama.
4 The bride-elect is the grand-
S taughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
Edward Parker of Port St. Joe and
Mrs. Elizabeth Adkins and. the
late Justice James Calhoun


Adkins of Tallahassee, and Mr.
and Mrs. Raymond Lawrence,
also of Port St. Joe. The prospec-
tive groom is the grandson of the
late Mr. and Mrs. Cliffton Guy
Tice of Live Oak, and the late Mr.
and Mrs. Theodore Willard Weeks
of Lakeland, and Mr. and Mrs.
James Martin Langford of Tampa.
A March 17, 2001 wedding is
planned at the First. Baptist
Church of Port St. Joe at 6:00 in
the evening. All friends and rela-
tives are invited to attend the
wedding and reception to follow at
the Centennial Building. A nurs-
ery will be provided, for the wed-
ding ceremony.
Note of Thanks
I want to thank everyone in
this wonderful community in
which we live, for all the prayers,
cards, food, and concern .for me
during my surgery and recovery.
May God richly bless each of you.
Sincerely,
Helen Quackenbush


Kristi Ann Lawrence
Wewahitchka Woman's
Club November Meeting


The Wewahitchka Woman's
Club met November 9 at the Gulf
Coast Electric Conference Room
with 23 members present.
Maureen Mitchell, president,
conducted the business meeting.
Two foreign exchange students
attending Wewahitchka High
School attended the meeting.
Plans were finalized for their
'Christmas Tour of Homes" which
will be December 3 from 2:00
until 4:00 p.m. CST. Tickets will


be on sale at Maxine's Restaurant
and Wewahitchka State Bank, or
at club members .houses. All
homes will be beautifully decorat-
ed for the Christmas season..

Historical Society Meets
The St. Joseph Historical
Society will meet on Saturday,
December 2, at 3:00 p.m. All
members please attend.


Nicholas Comforter, a senior
of Port St. Joe High School and
son of Rocky and Ann Comforter,
has recently received notification
of two high honors. One is .the
Florida State University scholar-
ship totaling $8,000, given to stu-
dents who demonstrate a high
degree of academic excellence.
Nick has reached high scores on
his SAT and ACT college place-
ment tests last year and main-
tained a high honor grade point
average through his high school
years.
The second high honor is that
Nick was selected as the Sunshine
'State Scholar in Math and Science
for Gulf County School District.
An out of district committee,
based on his high math and sci-
ence credentials, selected him. In
January, Nick will compete in
regional competition. He should
be commended for his hard' work
and pursuit of excellence in post-
secondary endeavors.
Nick is also a green belt in
Christmas Bake
And Yard Sale
The Port St. Joe Garden Club
will be holding its annual
Christmas bake* and yard sale on
December 2, from 8:00 a.m until
2:00 p.m. at 216 8th Street, in
Port St. Joe.
Give-away'tickets will be sold
for a chance to win two afghans;
so go by and support this annual
event.

Covered Dish Dinner
The Port St. Joe Lodge #111
F. & A.M. will be hosting a covered
dish supper on Thursday,
November 30 at 7:00 p.m., ET, a
tthe. lodge, located at 214 Reid
Avenue in Port St. Joe.
All friends and neighbors are
invited -to attend. For more infor-
mation you may call William
Jordan at 648-5440.


karate, takes flight lessons, plays
trumpet in the "Band of Gold,"
and is an instrumentalist for St.
Joe Sound. He plans on pursuing
a dual degree in aeronautical
engineering and music.


Nick Comforter


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Although its been ten years,
Since my father passed away,
With the memories come the tears,
And the anger that he couldn't stay.

I guest I just don't understand,
Why he had to go.
I guess it's part of the greater plan,
And one day I will finally know.

So Until the day we meet again,
I'll carry: within my soul,
The memories of the greatest man,
That I have ever known.
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Bob and Marilny
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Jacksonville over the
Thanksgiving holidays to visit
with his mother, Lucille
McKnight, and sister Diane
Wilder and family.


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The Johnson home located at 209 8th Street


Christmas Tour of Homes Next Saturday


The United Methodist Women
of Port St. Joe are once again


sponsoring the "Christmas Tour


of Homes." The tour will be held


$2,100 Raised in Battle of The Bands


The Battle of the Bands
Benefit held on November 19, for
Vicky Stark, a cancer victim, was
quite a success. The benefit raised
$2,100 to help defray some of the
expenses for Vicky's medical bills.
Special thanks are given to
the following people/businesses
who donated their time, services
and monies;'
Gulf Distributing Company,
Gracie's Bar and Package, Gracie
and Al, Badcock Furniture
Company, Captain Black's
Marine, Cooper's Cut and Style,
Irene andDebbie, St. Joseph Bay
Country Club Pro Shop, Ron,


Sara Hayden
Hayden Seriously

Injured in Accident
Local resident Sara Hayden of
Cobia Street in Highland View was
seriously injured in an automobile,
accident on Sunday, November
19th in Alexandria City, Alabama.
Sara is a patient at the University
of Alabama Medical Center' in
Birmingham, Alabama. At the
present time she is in a coma with
severe head injuries. Sara was
employed at St.. Joseph Bay
Country Club. Prayers are being
made for a miracle that God will
intervene and bring her back to
her family and friends.
A special account has been
opened in Sara's name at Emerald
Coast Federal Credit Union to
help with all expenses.
Anyone wishing to contribute
may do so by going by Emerald
Coast Federal Credit Union ,or
contacting Dot Williams or Ginny
Newberry.
Cards may be sent to Sara at
the following address: Sara
Hayden, In care of Linda Welch,
Box 701, 2008 University Blvd,
Birmingham, Alabama 35233.
All help and prayers are
appreciated.


Apalachicola Chamber of
Commerce, St. Joe Bar and
Package, Harry and Mary Dell,
Port St. Joe Marina, Charlene,
Seafood Reef Apalachicola, The
Grady Market in Apalachicola,
Robinson and Son's Outfitters in
Apalachicola, Roy's Hardware,
Bait and ,Tackle, Portside Trading
Company, The Grill in
Apalachicola, Southern Wine.
Distributors of Pensacola, The
Najar Company in Panama City,
Video Merchant, Pro Nails in
Panama City, Underwater
Services of Panama City, Premier
Beverage Company, Uncle Ernie's
in St. Andrews, Heart's Desire,
Dana Pastor, Seashore Gift and
Florist in Apalachicola, St. Joe
Furniture Company, Ard's Florist,
Radio Shack, Mariner's. Seafood
Buffet, Nature's Harvest Health
and Beauty, Applebee's
Restaurant in Panama City,
Kennedy Electric, Subway, Lewis
Bear Company in Panama City,
Sun Signs in Panama City,
Griner's IGA of Port St. Joe, Dog
Grooming Plus, Laura, Smiley's
Detailing, Oyster Radio in


Apalachicola" Gibson Inn in
Apalachicola, New York' Deli in
Mexico Beach, Doctor Frank May,
Richard Bickel Photographer, Owl'
Cafe6, Susan, Cassie and Rex,
Piggly Wiggly in Apalachicola,'
Betsy's Sunflower.in Apalachicola,
Tamara's Cafe in Apalachicola,
Rockie, Robinson's Brother's
Guide Service, Betty, Katherine'
Walden, Frog A.K.A. Mark,
Subshop, Mike, Beacon Hill
Therapy and Wellness Center,,
Wade and Paula Clark Auctions,
Linda's Restaurant, Piggly Wiggly
in Port St. Joe, Gay and Leavin's
Chevron, Home. Depot, Hill
Harbin, National Distributing
Company, Chubby Chicken, Muff
and Shirley, The Buddy Hamm
Band, Buddy, Randy, Phil, Mark
and John, Paul Gant, Jim'
Stockstlll, 'The Star, Wade and
Reed Clark, Larry Arline, Arline
Realty, 'Wonder Bar Team.
Sandra, Ewell, Gee Gee, Sam, 1
Patty, Delores, Julianna, Holly.
and Mark A.K.A.. Frog.
Thanks to all of you, the load
of Vicky Stark and her family is a
little easier to bear.


White Presented With Her


Eddie Belle White was hon-
ored October 30, at 6:00 p.m. at
Sthe Masonic fellowship hall in
recognition of her 50 year mem-
bership in the Order of the
Eastern Star, Wewahitchka
Chapter #229.
Approximately 65 family,
friends, and members were pre-
sent for the occasion.
Eddie Belle was presented her
25 year pin by Carmi Adams.
Bessie Nunnery presented her


with a 50 year pin; and Worthy
Matron, *Norma Jean Cowart, pre-
sented her with her 50 year mem-
bership card.
The late Violet (Sis) Graddy


Saturday, December, 9th, from
2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Included in this year's tour
will be the homes of Mr. and Mrs.
Jay Rish, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald
Pickett, Mr. and Mrs. Morris
Palmer, Mr. and Mrs. David
Warriner,, and Mr. and Mrs.
Jimmy Johnston., Watch the
upcoming issues of The Star for
locations of the homes.
Tickets are $10.00, with pro-
ceeds going to the Methodist
Children's Home and other local
community charities. Tickets may
be purchased from any United
Methodist Women member or call
the church office for further infor-
mation (227-1724).
Heartfelt Thanks
d The family of Lamar Faisorn is
deeply grateful for the outpouring
of love and support shown to us
during this difficult time. He loved
Port St. Joe and was so proud to
be a part of this wonderful com-
' munity.
For the visits, cards, food,
other acts of kindness, and espe-
cially the prayers, we are humbled
and thankful. This is truly a sup-
portive and caring community. We
love you all.
Joyce, Jim and Brenda Faison


50 Year Pin
was presented her 50 year pin
and card on September 6. Other
50 year members include Lorraine
Norton, Elizabeth Laird, and
Cubic Laird.


COME RING IN THE NEW YEAR
WITH OUR NEW YEAR'S EVE
BASH


The Pickett home located at 212 Gautier Lane

Tree Lighting at Mexico Beach;

And the Best Decorated Contest


On Saturday, December 2, at
6:00 p.m., CT, Special Events for
Mexico Beach, Inc. will host the
community's official tree lighting
ceremony.
The festivities, to be held at
Sunset Park next to the El
Governor, will include the arrival
of Santa, goodies for the children,
hot apple cider and cookies,
Christmas carols and the official
kickoff of the Christmas season
for Mexico Beach.

In addition, -the committee
invites the entire community 'of
Mexico Beach to participate in'
their annual best decorated con-
test.
,Both a business and a resi-
dence will be selected by the out
of town panel of judges to carry
the title of the best-decorated
location in Mexico Beach. These
winners will have a sign placed in
front of their business or home
and will be given local recognition
in the media and on the local
channel.
To allow ample time for deco-
rating, the committee has set a
later date of December 15th for


the judging. For more informa-
tion, please call 648-8196 locally,
or 1-888-723-2546 long distance.

In Lxaing 'Memaoy, aft&eLate
t'r&. Ment&a xee Jenkin& S
,*Mar. 8, 1941-'De. 1; 1999
"When I Think Of You"
When I think of you, so many loving
thoughts comes to mind. One of which
was, I shall not die but live, for by his
stripes I'm healed. (Is. 53:5) .
When I think of you in earlier years
as "laughter" being the best medicine that
life can prescribe; But more than ever as I
stood by your bedside.
I Although I'm sure your body. often
gripped with pain, your never having
once stopped to complain.
But when I think of you now as just
sitting, patiently waiting around the glis-
tening shore along with other loved ones
whose gone on before.
0' but how wonderful it will be
when our heavenly fathers face we all will,
see.
I Missing your so immensely, and yet
knowing all to well, ihat you've gone Io a
far berrer place than here, to a home
where our father dwells.
Your LovingCousin,
Bobbie Jean & Family


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SusPICIOUS PARKER
On Saturday, November 25th,
Gujf County Sheriffs Office
Sergeant Burt Lanier received a
call :in reference to a suspicious
vehicle and peI pn in the parking
lot at Gulf Correctional
Institution.
As Sgt. Lanier was arriving at
the prison, he noticed that a vehi-
cle; matching the description he
was- given, was leaving the park-
ing area. Upon stopping the vehi-
cle, he found that .the driver, 46-
year-old Donald Harrison, was
driving on a suspended license.
'Harrison, of Old Town, was
arrested for felony driving while
license suspended or revoked and
taken to the Gulf County Jail.
Lanier also discovered that
Harrison was A registered sexual
predator.: His bond was set at
$5;000.
S DEFINITELY SHOULDN'T BE DRIVING
SOn. Thursday, !November
23rd, Sgt. Stacy Strickland was
patrolling on Highway C-30, near
Treasure Bay Lodge, when a vehi-
cle almost struck his car. The offi-
cer stopped the vehicle and found
(hat the license of the driver,
Clarton Clinton, 46, of Tallahas-
see, had been suspended perma-
nently.
Strickland also noticed the
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to the arrest of the driver for dri-
ving with a suspended license and
driving under the influence.
HANGING OUT IN THE CLOSET
On Wednesday, November
22nd, Investigator Jimmy Wil-
liams and Sgt. Burt Lanier went
to a home in Wewahitchka after
receiving information that Cyrus
Toms would be there for the holi-
days. Toms, 35, of Holiday, was
wanted in Pasco County for viola-
tion of probation.
Deputies made contact with
the owner of the home, who grant-
ed permission to enter the home,
and located Toms who was hiding
in a closet. He wasthen arrested
for violation of probation (in refer-
ence to a charge of felony battery)
and is awaiting a pick-up by
Pasco County officials.
CAN'T STAY OUT OF THE SADDLE
On Saturday, November 11th,
Deputies Chris Buchanan and
Jake Richards were on patrol in
the Wewahitchka area when they
received information to be looking
for a white convertible Mustang.
The vehicle was reportedly
being driven by a white male
whose driver's license was sus-
pended. A short time later; the'
officers observed a vehicle match-
ing the information which was
provided and stopped it.
The Mustang was being .dri-
ven by William Steve Mayo, a dri-
ver's license computer search
revealed that his was suspended
for driving under the influence of
alcohol.
Mayo, 45, of Wewahitchka,
was placed under arrest for dri-
ving while .license suspended or
revoked, and after being asked to
perform several sobriety assess-
ments, -he was also charged with
driving under the influence of
alcohol. He was then transported
to the Gulf County Jail.
RECENT BOOKINGS AT THE GULF
COUNTY JAIL ...
Wednesday. November
22nd-Michael Bateman, 31.
W/M, of Pensacola, failure to:
appear (re worthless checks); and
Christphier Bass, 25, B/M, of
Apalachicola, violation of proba-
tion (re: driving while license sus-
pended or revoked).
Saturday, November 25th-
Torrez L. Givens, 18, B/M, of Port
St. Joe, no valid driver's license;
and Jason Rhames, 29, W/M, of
Wewahitchka, failure to pay fine
(re: no valid driver's license).


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Monday, November 27th-
Presley Robinson, 24, B/M, of.
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community control (re: driving
while license suspended or
revoked).
Tuesday, November 28th-
Kevin Lamm, 36, W/M, of Port St.
Joe, battery.

IPSJPD Report)
A DISTURBING CALL
Gary L. Hudson, 31, of,
Inverness, was arrested on
Monday, November 20th, by Port
St. Joe Police Department Officer
Chris Teeter. The officer respond-
ed to a disturbance on Seventh
Street and upon arrival found
Hudson causing a disturbance.
Hudson was charged with disor-
derly intoxication and transported
, to the Gulf County Jail.

GED Test To Be
Given Dec. 11 & 12
The GED test will be given
through the Gulf County Adult
School on December 11th and
12th. Testing will begin promptly
at 8:30 a.m., ET, Wednesday and
Thursday. Test will be given: at the
Office of Instructional Services,
located at 150 Middle. School
Road.
Registration will be from
December 4th : through 12:00
noon Friday, December 8th, at the
Gulf County Adult School, ask for
Merri Christie or Donna Burch.
Registration fee is $40 cash or
money orders only.
GED preparation, along with
regular adult education programs,
are offered. You will need to reme-
diate prior to taking test. Go in
now and enroll.
For more information you
may call 227-1744.





Nellie Mae Whitfield
Nellie Mae Whitfield, 86, of
114 Quail Avenue, Howard Creek
passed away at her daughter's
home early Tuesday morning,
November 28. She was a lifelong
resident of this area and was a
homemaker. She was also a mem-
ber of..Howard. Creek Bapust.-
Church. Her husband. T. D. "Doc"
Whitfield and son, Lawson Whit-
field, preceded her In death.
Mrs. Whitfield is survived by
two sons, David Whilfield and
wife Linda Kay and Roy Whitfield
all of Howard Creek; four daugh-
ters, Shirley Wilhite and husband
Lowery, Annie Johnson and hus-
band Henry "Boo", Anna Moore
and husband Billy Ray, all of
Howard Creek and Pinky Bell and
husband Frank of Wewahitchka:
14 grandchildren, 18 great grand-
children and seven great great-
grandchildren.
Funeral services will be con-
ducted Thursday, November 30 at
1:00 p.m. CST in the Howard's
Creek Baptist Church with Rev-
erend Dave Fernandez and Rev-
erend Dennis Hopkins officiating.
Intermrent will follow in Jehu
Cemetery. The family will receive
frilpnds at the church November
29 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
CST.


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Warrior Football Ends Season With 4-6 Record


The Wewa Warrior football
league came to a close with the
Pee Wee team ending the season
with a big win over the Sneads
Pirates 22-0. Johnny Jones led
the attack with two touchdowns.,
On the first play of the game, Josh
Pitts hit Jones for the 43 yard
pass up the middle for a touch-
down. Dee Baker and Ryan Rainie
put the extra points on the board.
The score was 16-0 at the
half. The second half of the game
was all defense until Brian
Kerrigan bulled up the middle for


Sammy, a one-year-old sweetie!
.Sammy
'These little guys,. along with
.others at the humane society,
would really like to warm your
heart during these cold, cold
days.
At present the humane soci-
ety aspo has a three six-week old
'1lab puppies; several grown black
labs: one chocolate male lab; two
male schnauzer mixes,, one black
and one brown and silver;, a
female shepherd mix, red and
black; two lab/spaniel mixed
females; one free female shep-
herd/collie mix, two years old;
one fat male hound (yard dog and
wonderful pet), three small red
dogs; one small male dog named
Rocky; one small white male poo-
dle: two grown yellow cats; and
one siamese mix cat.
For more information, you
may contact the St. Joseph Bay
Humane Society at 227-1103 or
visit the web site at www.cape
sanblasfl.com/sjbhs.


a three-yard touchdown.
The Warriors had some out-
standing players. this year.
Leading rusher was Johnny Jones
with 843 yards and nine touch-
downs. David Edwards had 524
yards with four touchdowns. Dee
Baker had 220 yards rushing arid
248 yards receiving with three
touchdowns. Josh Pitts had 439
yards rushing, three touchdowns
and 293 yards passing with two
touchdowns.
Johnny Jones led the defense
with 62 tackles and three sacks.

Wewahitchka Dixie
Youth League Meets
The Wewahitchka Dixie Youth
Baseball and Softball League will
be electing new "officers for the
2000-2001 season on December-7
at 6:00 p.m. at the Wewahitchka
Community Center.
In order for the league to con-
tinue next year they must elect
officers at this meeting. All inter-"
ested parents should attend this
meeting.


Dee Baker had 36 tackles and
Ryan Rainie had 32 tackles with
two sacks. Josh Pitts had 31 tack-
les, three sacks. Patrick Gates
had 33 tackles, one sack and
three interceptions. Jacob Jordan
had 28 tackles and two fumble
recoveries. Trey Goodwin had 21
tackles, and one sack. Justin
Barnes had 20 tackles, one sack
and two fumble recoveries.
The Warrior offense Player of
the Year was QB Josh Pitts, a
strong leader, great athlete and a
joy to coach. Defensive Player of
the Year was Johnny Jones, a
hard hitter, quick learner and a
very strong athlete. Most
Improved Player of the Year was
Justin Suber, the hardest hitting
linebacker on the field that gives
100qb all year


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Drug Tolerance What

Does It Mean?


The word tolerance when applied to drugs is
not particularly a good thing. For, it can mean that
over a period of time our. body has become adjusted
to a medicine and the drug will no longer achieve the
desired effect it once did.
This tolerance effect can apply to many types
of common use drug. products-laxatives, cough
preparations; skin treatment creams, and ointments.
With prescription medicines the tolerance effect can
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Attention Baseball Fans
.The. 2001 Port St. Joe Dixie
Baseball Officers haye announced
plans for a general meeting to be
held on Thursday, December 14th
at 7:00 p.m. at the Stac House
located on 8th Street.
This meeting is open to all
parents and coaches that partici-
pate in Dixie Baseball to.discuss
upcoming ideas and suggestions
for the 2001 season. Now is your
chance to be heard, so go support
your Port St. Joe Dixie Baseball
League.


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Sharks End Play-Off Run With A


12-7 Loss to Greensboro on Friday


The seventh ranked. Port St.
Joe Sharks football team could
not, revenge its 27-21, loss to
Greensboro Friday night in a"
steady down pour as the Bulldogs
defeated the Sharks 12-7 to
advance in the Class A play-offs.
"It definitely was not the way
we would liked to have ended our
season." said head coach Chuck
Gannon. "The weather was a fac-
tor for both teams, but both teams

Tiger Sharks Tip-Off

Season Friday Night
The Port St. Joe High School
Tiger Sharks. under the reins of
first year head coach Ronald
Bradley, tip-off the 2000-2001
season this Friday night when
they host Grand Ridge at 8:00 ET
in "the Dome." Port St. Joe, will
then host Cottondale on Saturday
at 8:00, and Bay High Tuesday at
8:00.
The Tiger Sharks were 32-2
last season and made it to the
Class 2A State Championship
game where they lost to Hialeah
Champagnat.
Grand Ridge, which 'always
has a solid ball club. finished with
a,30-6 record last season. Cotton-
dale was, only 18-11 last season,
but has a team full of athletes this
year.


Lady Sharks Win
PoRT ST. JOE 45, WEWA 28
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28TH
The Port St. Joe Lady Sharks
tipped off their 2000-2001 season
Tuesday night with a 45-28 victog-
ry over the Wewahitchka Lady,
Gators. The Lady Gators dropped
to,0-4 on the season..
Tynetta Towner led the Lady
Sharks (1-0) with 36 points and
18 rebounds,,
Braidi' Sassei had a team-
high nine points forb the Lady
Gators. '
Port St. Joe will hoti
Blountstown Thursday, travel :6 .
Rutherford Friday. and then host
Apalachicola on Monday.,
Wewahitchka travels to R. I,.
Munroe Thursday night, theh
hosts. Rutherford on Monday and
Chattahoochee on Tuesday.
Score by Quarters
Sharks 6 16 2 I 13 '--45
Gators 3 8 8 9 28
PSJ (45)- Angela McDowell ,4'
Latrice Larry 2. Santana Harris 4,
Kayla Jefferson 1,. and Tynetta
Towner 36
WEWA (28)- Brardi ,Sasser 9,
Lindsey Carter 8, Judith Husband
3, and Amber Mitchell 8.


Gators Open
WEWAHITCHKA 31, MOSLEY 69.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28TH
The .Wewahitchka Gators
boys' basketball team opened up
the 2000-2001 season Tuesday
night with a 69-31 loss to Mosley.
The Gators trailed by only eight
points at intermission (30-22),
but were outscored 39-9t.in the
second half of play.
Derrick Williams led
Wewahitchka (0-1) with 10 points.
The pators will play in the
Bay High Classic Friday and Sat-
urday night, then travel to
Graceville on Tuesday at 6:00 CT.
Wewa (31)- Br. Jones 5. Shavers
4, Williams 10. Taunton 6. Kern-
gan 2, Poe 3, and By, Jones .1,
Mosley (69)- Foster 10, Forse 3,
Whitehead 17, Morgan 1:3,
McDonald 8. Harrington 9, Portas,
4, Ballone 2, and Whitely 3.


had their chances."
Despite poor playing, condi-
tions, the Sharks still had success
through the air behind the arm of
quarterback Seneca Chambers-'
the few times they did throw the
ball.
After struggling on its first
two offensive possessions, Port St.


Lamar Patterson powers his
Sharks.
Joe put together its only scoring-
drive of the night- a 17-play 97
yard drive. Reggie Quinn got the
Sharks moving down field with
runs of 11' and 10 yards. Three.
plays. later, Chambers took a
quarterback keeper 12 yards on
third down and 10. On the ensu-
ing play, Chambers again stepped
up with a 17 yard gain off a quar-
terback draw play .
Later in the series, Chambers
kept the drive alive when he con-
nected with Kyron Bailey on a
fade route :for a 30 yard gain on
third and 16.' Three plays later,;
Chambers and Bailey again
teamed up for a seven yard throw
and catch to cap off the drive.
Steffen Trabert added, the point
after touchdown to give the
Sharks a 7-0 lead with 8:23
remaining in the second quarter.
However, the Bulldogs
answered on their ensuing pos-
session, driving 61 yard's in nine
plays to- pull Greensboro within
. one with 3:50 left in the first half.
Greensboro quarterback Chris
Britt ,connected ; with Jerome
Street for a two yard touchdown
to cap off the drive. Exequiel
Taque's' extra point attempt
missed wide left and the Bulldogs
trailed 7-6.
Tremayne. James .had four
'carries for 33 yards during the
drive, while Street rushed three
times for .15 yards.
Port St. Joe and Greensboro
battled for field position through
the third quarter. until the Bull-
dogs won the battle early in the
fourth.
After forcing the Sharks to
punt from their own 10 yard line,
Greensboro took over from the
Port St. Joe 44 yard line for the
final' scoring drive of the night.
Tremayne James and Jerome
Street continued to lead the Bull-
dog offense, and James capped off
'the nine play drive with a 17 yard
touchdown -run on an inside
reverse. Greensboro's two-point
conversion attempt failed as the
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Bulldogs took a 12-7 lead with
6:51 left in the game.,
Sharks finally decided to go to.
their passing game, but couldn't
answer. Chambers got the drive
started with a six yard pass to 'Isa-
iah Jenkins. 'He then completed
three straight passes to Bailey for
seven, two and 11 yards to move


a spot sailed about six inches too
high and Greensboro took over qn
downs.
Quarterback Seneca Cham-
bers led the Sharks with 76 yards
rushing on 17 carries, while com-
pleting eight of 13i passes for 76
yards, one touchdown and threw
one interception.


way through the Greensboro defense to pick up a few yards for the


the Sharks 'down to the Greens-
boro 41 yard line.
On second and 10. Chambers'
pass to'Jenkins on a corner route
fell incomplete. Chambers. tossed
one .out to Bailey on a hitch, and
Bailey fought through the Bulldog
defense for a SL\ yard gain. It all
came down to one play- with
fourth and four on the 35 yard
line, Chambers' /pass to Bailey on

VFW Holds Meeting
The John C. Gainous VFWV
Post #10069 will be holding a cer-
emony at their Post Home in
Highland View in honor of Pearl
Harbor Day. It will be held at
12:00 p.m. EST with a speaker
who was at Pearl Harbor at the
time. Please attend to, help pay
tribute to those who paid so dear-
ly for our freedom. There will be
light refreshments following the
ceremony.
On December 2 the ladies and
men of the post will be participat-
ing in the Port St. Joe Christmas
Parade with a marching unit and
a float. On December 4 the auxil-
iary will be decorating Christmas
trees at Sunbridge Care and
Rehabilitation Center at 2:00 p.m.
EST. After the decorating at the
nursing home they will be deco-
rating at.their post. The members
and ladies will also be giving out
"Food Baskets" again this year for
Christmas. If anyone is a member
please pick up a name to fix a
food basket at the VFW Post
Home. There will be a sign up
sheet.
The next monthly meeting for
the ladies and men will be held
Tuesday, December 12 at 7:30
p.m. EST. Refreshments after the
meeting will be provided by auxil-
iar,' members Jeri Noble and Car-
olyn Groleau.


Reggie Quinn picked up 34
yards on six carries, while Lamar
Patterson had eight cares for 1 I
yards.
Kyron Bailey hauled in six
passes for 65 yards and a touch-
down. Isaiah Jenkins had two
receptions for 1 1 yards.
'Tyson' Davis led the Port 'St.
Joe defense with three solos and
six assists (9 total tackles). Jacob
Tankersley. Lamar Patterson and
'Seneca Chambers each had tliree
- solos and five assists (8). Patter-
son had one tackle for a loss. Ken
Peak had one solo and six assists
(7) with one tackle for a loss;'Sam
Bell had one solo and five assists
(6) with one quarterback sack:
and Rashed Brown had two slbs
and four assists (61 with one tack-
le for a loss. ',
'Our kids, worked 'hard all
season, and had a great year.
Winning eight straight games and
finishing 9-3 is a great accom-
plishment for our kids. A dlot of
teams would love to finish 9-3 and
play two games in the play-offs."
added Gannon.
"I feel sorry for our seniors.
They did a 'great job leading all
season," concluded Gannon.
Tremayne James led the Bull-
dogs .with 120 yards rushing on
22 carries. Jerome, Street followed
with 10 carries for 67 yards.
Score by Quarters
Bulldogs 0 6 0 6 12
Sharks 0 7 0 0 --. 7
STATISTICS
PSJ GHS


First Downs 11
Rushes/Yds. 34/122
Passing Yards 76
Total Yards 198
Passes 8/13/1
Fumbles/Lost 2/1
Penalties/Yards 3/15
Punts 4/31


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a second four year term on
November 21st during the
organizational meeting of the
school board. Carol Shirley
Kelley, his wife, other family
members, and friends were
present for the ceremony.


ELVA PEDEN

Century 21 Gulf Coast
Realty Welcomes Peden
Gulf:Coast Realty is pleased
to announce Elva Peden has
joined its firm as a sales associ-
ate. She will specialize in residen-
tial sales in the Cape San Bias
. area and mor specifically BairierW
Dunes.
"We are thrilled to have Elva:
Peden join our team," said Jay
Rish, Broker. "It's an exciting time
to be with the Century 21 -System
as we increase our presence in
Gulf County." Rish added. "We
believe our. training supports
growth and professional excel-
lence in the real estate industry.
Performance-based training is
.necessary to assure that Century
21 associates maintain their
competitive edge and offer the
best service possible to their
clients. Ms. Peden has exhibited a
care and concern for her clients
that is beyond reproach. I am
prod-that she has decided to place
tier license with our firm."
Since becoming active in our
area in September 1998, Ms.
Peden has always been a ,multi
million dollar producer. Ms.
Peden has closed, sales in 'excess
of 3.5 million dollars year to date
for 2000. "I am thrilled to be with
a family oriented and locally
owned real-estate business such
as Century 21,, Gilf Coast Realty.
The straight forward no nonsense
approach that this company has,
coupled with its local market
focus. makes me.feel comfortable
for my clients and ciistomers."
Currently Ms. Peden can be
reached at 850-227-9600.
Century 21f Real Estate cor-
poration is. the franchisor of the
world's largest real estate broker-
age system, with more than 6,300
independently owned and operat-
ed franchised broker offices in
more than 20 countries and terri-
tories worldwide. Century 21 Real
Estate Corporation is a subsidiary
'of Cendant Corporation.

Name The Beaches
Lions Club Mascot
i The Beaches Lions Club is
holding a contest for the best
name for their Lions Club mascot.
The charge for entry is $1. The
winner will receive .$100. In the
event the winning mascot name
-selected is duplicated, then one of
those names will be drawn at the
Annual ,Pancake Breakfast in
February 2001.
The announcement of the
mascot name and the winner will
be determined at the annual
event. Various merchants- in
Mexico Beach have envelopes and
containers with the mascot's pic-
ture.

NOW See The Star On Line at
www.StarFL.com


Gulf County School Board Officers
,During the organizational meeting of the Gulf County School Board, Dr. Mary Pridgeon was
selected as chairman and Charlotte Pierce was selected as vice chairman. Pictured (1 to r) are:
Oscar Redd, District 1; Billy C. Quinn, Jr., District 4; Charles Costin, Attorney; Dr. Mary Pridgeon,
Chairman, District 2; Jerry E. Kelley, Superintendent; Charlotte Pierce, Vice Chairman, District 5;
and Linda Roberts Wood, District 3.


Live Christmas Trees Require Care


Although artificial Christmas
trees have gained considerable
.popularity in recent years, pri-
marily because of their conve-
nience and consistent appear-
ance, many people still' prefer a
real tree. If you're a traditionalist,
and plan to have a natural tree,
it's important that you shop early
and take good care of your pur-
chase from the moment you get it
home until the holidays are over.
Regardless of the type of nat-
ural Chnstmas tree you choose,
an imported fir, pine, spruce, or a
native Florida red cedar you
should select a fresh, well shaped
tree. Before buying, decide where
you'll display the tree, so you'll
know exactly what size to pur-
chase. If you plan to put the tree
in a corner or against a wall, you
might buy one with abad side,
and save a few dollars, It's impor-
tant to shop at a Christmas tree
lot where the trees are well dis-
played, so you can really see what
you're' getting for your money.
Once you find a fresh tree Of the7
right size and shape. you need to
know how to take care of it prop-
erly.
If you buy your tree, several,
days before you plan to set it up,
store it outdoors in a cool area
under shade or in a carport. Cut
the tree stump at a diagonal
'about one inch above the originral-
ctit, and place it in a container of
water. When you bring the tree
inside, saw the stump again, this
time squaring off- the diagonal.
This creates a fresh wound which
helps the' tree take up water


Florida Garden

Extension Notes
by
Roy Lee Carter

Gulf County Extension Service


through the stump. Now place the
tree in a stand that holds water.
Be sure you keep the stand filled
at all times. It's surprising how
quickly a good-size tree can take
up a quart of water. So. check the
water level at least once a day.
Place your tree in the coolest
part of. the room. Keep t away
from things like fireplaces, radia-
tors, air ducts, and even tv sets.
The heat from these can cause the .
tree needles to dry,out and drop
off very quickly.
Proper Christmas tree care is
only part of the story. There are
certain safety rules you should:
follow carefully. Never use can-
dles or anything with an open
flame on or near the tree. If yqu
are using electric lights, check
them over very carefully for loose
-conrlmections and worn wires.
Don't overload your electrical cir-
cuits;. If you must use an exten-
sion cord, run it out of the way of'
foot traffic, and be sure it's heavy
enough for the current load.
Always turn the tree lights off


when you leave home or go to bed.
Buying and caring for your
Christmas tree may not be the
weightiest problem on your mind
as we move into the Christmas
season. But, if you plan to have a
natural Christmas tree in your
home this year, you'll need to give
some thought to both subjects.
Keep In mind that a fresh tree
with good shape and sturdy
branches usually will make the
best tree for displaying and deco-
rating. Make sure you keep the
tree in the coolest possible place,
and that you water it every day.
Take the time to properly care for
your Christmas tree. and it will
reward your efforts with radiant
beauty throughout the holiday
season.


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Tibute to Coach Faison


Open Letter
I just want to put on paper
some things that 1. as well as
many many other students know
to be true about Coach Faison. I
just think, even though you prob-
ably know these facts about him,
you might appreciate hearing jtist
what he meant to ine and so mary
of his other students.
My first contact with Coach
Faison ,was in the 7th grade. I
found him to be a mania with
tremendous conviction about
w%,hat he believed and what he
thought was right-regardless of
what the situation was. I also
found that he was very comfort-
able in communicating this infor-
matidn to any student or anybody
else that needed to hear it. Coach
Faison seemed to have always
"done his. homework" and there-
fore had the "answers" for every-
thing, The courage that he
demonstrated in his day to day life
didn't go unnoticed by us. He
seemed to be a man who had seen
adversity. in his life AND DEALT
WITH IT. -He gave us the confi-
dence and, preparation to deal
with the adversity that we would
encounter in our lives.
We learned several things
from Coach Faison. First and fore-,
most we learned- from him to


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never set out to do something
unless you were going to GO ALL
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learned that if you got knocked
down JUST GET BACK UP, DUST
YOURSELF OFF AND -START
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courage to REACH DOWN, FIND
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Coach Faison didn't just
teach and coach us through high
school, afterwards he kept up
with us, inquired about us, visited
us when he could, encouraged us
and most of all loved u: There
was never a doubt that he loved
us.
There, are sayings that indi-
viduals say that we always
remember them by. And there is
one that when I hear it will always
cause me to think of Coach
Faison. His saying was "COUNT IT
ALL FOR JOY".
As always Coach, you gave us
very sound advice.
We'll Miss You, Your Stuidents
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Superintendent New School Board Members ,
Takes Oath Billy C. Quinn, Jr. and Linda Roberts Wood were sworn-in as,
newly elected school board members. Quinn represents District
Jerry E. Kelley was sworn 4 and Wood represents District 3. Also shown in the, picture are
in as Gulf County's Cheryl Quinn and Buddy Wood, spouses of the board members.
Superintendent of Schools for The ceremony took place on November 21st.


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From the Principal of I


'Wewahitchka


High School

by Dr. Bill Truby- '-


It is our hope that the
Thanksgiving Holiday was a great
time for you and your family.
Truly, may the idea of "thanksgiv-
ing" ,be present in your hearts
each and every day. An "attitude
of gratitude'" goes a long way in
helping us overcome the obstacles
and challenges of life.
WHS is thankful for the
healthy return to work of Coach
Flowers who had a little setback
in recent weeks.. We :,are also.
thankful that Mrs. Sterzoy i's -
recovering from her surgery. We
are expecting her to return in the
near future.. And reports from
Gainesville indicate' that, Jason
Weathers is doing well. We look
forward to being at full strength
by Christmas break!
Tuesday night was a special,
evening at our school. It was fine
arts- night, a time set aside to rec-
ognize and present some talented
students. The drama team pre-
sented Shakespeare Unbound.
This one-act play was a showcase
for Kim Gaskin, Ashley Berens,
Clark and Caleb Cutchin, Brandi
Williams, Jessica Wells, Carol'
Myers, and Courtney Bremer. The
play was directed by Cherlyn
McNamara with assistance by
Sherry Truby. We thank Mr.
McNamara for his technical assis-
tance and Mrs. Cole and -her
classes for set design and art
work. Other helpers include Mac's
Nursery, WES PTO, and our cus-
todial department.
The play was also put on for
the junior high school, high
school. and fifth and sixth graders
fronmr..n\wahitchka Elementary
aSchool on Wednesday morning.
In addition to the play,
instrumentalists and vocalists
performed. There were also a
. mime presentation, expressive
dance, and artwork displays.
Students who made the evening a
big success were Jessica and
Jeena Breman, Sina Paige,
Jennifer and Jessica. 'Williams,
Courtney Martin,' :Kristen
Oderman, the Bremer Sisters,
Uliana -Shelgacheva, -Laura
Pierola, and the WHS Jazz Band.
.The. Lady Gator basketball
'.team' is off and ruhniing. Under
;the direction of Coach April .-
'Bidwell, the girls are showing a lot
of enthusiasm and skill in spite of -
their 0-3 record. Indeed brighter
days are ahead. The team plays at
;-home aganist 'Port St. Joe on
Tuesday and at R.F. Munroe on
Thursday of this week. And they


PORT



JOE

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

DP0LPHIN NEWS


Japanese Storytelling
Our students will enjoy a per-
formanee by Kuniko Yamamoto
on Monday, December,4 at 8:30
and 10:15. Parents are invited to
attend.
Christmas Program
Our next P.T.O. meeting will
be held on Tuesday, December 12
at 6:30 .in the auditorium.
Following the meeting our third
graders will present a Christmas
Program. Everyone is invited to.
attend.
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are at home next Monday and
Tuesday versus Rutherford and
Chatthoochee.
The boys opened their season
at Mosley in front of the student
body in their gymnasium. While
results were not available for this
article, we are confident that the
coaching staff of Tommy Long and
Sandy Quinn will have an imme-
diate impact. The Gators will play
this weekend at Bay High in their
tip-off classic.
Of course 'all of our home
games are being played in our
renovated gym. Come on out and
enjoy our new surrounding and
some great basketball.
The School Advisory Council
met on Monday evening and final-
ized spending plans for this year's
allocation. We also began setting
goals for the coming year. A
review of many statistics helped
point the way for future decision-
making. If you have not attended
these meetings in the past, please
consider this an invitation to join
us in January. One of the activi-
ties at these meetings is a
Principal's Report during which
time Dr. Truby shares the hap-
penings at the school and takes
time to answer parent's ques-
tions. These sessions seem to pro-
vide a lot of esprit de corps.
On Thursday we will be .cele-
brating Career Day. This year's
version will enable all grades (7-
12) to participate. Under the
direction of Mr. Monks, our guid-
ance counselor, nearly 50 differ-
ent occupations have been invited
to share their information.
Without questi6n,'this will be the
finest Career Day in recent mem-
ory.
On Friday we will be having
another TGIF. The assembly this
time around will attempt to initi-
ate our Peer Mediation program. A
cadre of students have shown
interest in this concept. After
some training from Dr. Truby and
the application of Peace
Education Foundation materials,-
hopefully some conflict resolution
procedures will be in place.
Also on Friday' evening. the
junior, ,high ..will- be having its
-annual Christmas Ball from 7-10
in the commons. The junior high
leadership council is. sponsoring
the 'event. Students will be dress-
ing up for the occasion, which is
for WJHS students only.: the
funds raised by'the dance will go
towards the eighth grade trip later
in the year.
December 6-8 will be the
dates for our annual science fair.
Students will be setting up on -the
6th and taking home their pro-
.jects on the 8th. The public is
invited to come in and see the dis-
. plays on the 7th from 6-8 p.m.
WHS always sends greatlwork on
to the' Regional Science Fair in
Chippla and ,on to the' state. 'We
expect the same this year!


(press prompt 1).
Christmas Holidays
School will not be held
December 22-January 9, due to
our Christmas Holidays.
No School
School will not be held on,
Monday, January 15.
Report Cards
Report cards for this grading
period will be sent home on
January 19. If you would like to
schedule a parent/teacher confer-
ence, please call 227-1221L

PE Wellness Tip Of The Week
"Food Pyramid"
Milk Group-cheese, butter,
ice'cream. yogurt;
Vegetable Group-broccoli, let-
tuce, spinach, carrots;
Meat Group-polk,, steak. beef,
beans; ,.'., "
Fruit Group-apples, '-oranges,
tangerines, cantaloupes;: .
Bread Gr'oups-rolls, cereal,
Crackers, pasta .' '


Pictured above is Ms. Cummings' kindergarten class at Port St.
Joe Elementary. The group of indians was practicing for their
Thanksgiving "Pow Wow" around the school. The children decorated
their costumes and headdresses.

Shown below are the indians doing their "Pow Wow" march,
dance, around the school campus. All the kindergarten classes of
Port St. Joe Elementary School participated in this special event.


Local Students are

Included in Who's Who


A group of students from this
area are -included in the 34th
Annual. Edition *,,ofWho's;Wjo
-Among. American High ScholI
Students, 1999-2000.
Who's Who, published by
Educational Communications,
Inc., Lake Forest, Illinois, is the
largest recognition program and
publication in the nation honoring
high achieving high school stu-
dents.
Students are nominated by
high school principals and guid-
ance counselors, national youth
groups, churches and educational
organizations based upon stu-
dents' academic achievement' and
involvement in extracurricular
activities. Traditionally, 9.9%. of..
Who's Who students have a grade
point average of 'B' r betterr and
.. 97% are college bound.
.The 34th Annual Edition of
Who's Who Among'American High
School. Students, 19.99-2000,
published in 18 regional volumes,
features over'750,000 students or -
just 5% ,of --the nation's,
14,000,000 high school student's.
They, represent approximately
20,000 of the- 24.000 public, pri-
yate and parochial high schools in
the country. -
Who's Who students also
compete for $200,000 in 'scholar-
', ship awards and participate in the
'. publication's Annual Survey of
High Achievers, an. annual opin-
ion poll of teen attitudes. The
book is distributed on a compli-
mentary basis to up to .15,000
high schools,- colleges, universi-
ties and public libraries through-
out the country; To learn more,
about Who's Who Among "-
American High School Students, .
-visit'yww.honoring.com. ,. -:.
Local students select. .
Include:
S, Port St. Joe
Erica Ailes, Mary Amerson,
Leslie Barnes, Bonnie Belin,-
Aaron K. Blevins, Natalie J.
;Burge, Corey D. Butler, James R.
-Capps, Santiel Chambers,
Jennifer Craig, Elizabeth Curry,
James Daniels, Susan Ellmer,.
Lisa M. Floyd, Reko M. Gainer,
-Robert Garrett, Margaret Gibsoin,
Katie Geoghagan, Aaron Hamm,
Mabel E. Hodges, .Melanie C.
,Jones, Candice L. Kennedy,
STremaine Lewis, Princess R.
Likely, Angela McDowell and
Susan M. Medina, Sarah R. Mize,
Tasmin L. Nickson, Daniel B.
.Parker, Jennifer Patterson,
Kenneth Peak, Rachel Perrin,
Kimberly W. Pickett, Barbara J.
Presnell, Sarah Quaranta, Anna
' K. Reynolds, Traci Richardson,
Joe Robinson, Jessica Sherrill,
Casandra Shoman, Jerell L.
Showers, Clay Smallwood, Nicole
-Smith, Karissa L. Thomas,
Narqyuta T, Thompkins, Cheyne
E. Todd, Tikila L. Walker, Crystal


Watkins, Joanna K. Watkins, and
-Aaron --Watson..Rachel. .Watson,
Heidi Wells. ,..
Wewahitchka
Monique Adkins, Renee L.
Ardire, Melissa J. Babb, Mary K.
Beck, Tura L. Carpenter, Lindsey
Carter, Nicholas Chan, Jessica A.
Cole, Caleb E. Cutchin, Clark
Cutchin, James Destifino, Robert
Dykes, Rosanna Ensley, Sarah
Grimes, Spring Hall, Cortne N.
Hoover, Kelli Jackson, Tera Kent,
Patrick Kerrigan, Misti 'A.
Knowles, Myron May, Angela
Padgett, Ashley Padgett, Timothy
N. Pittman, -Titus Pittman, Jana
Traylor, Heidi N. Wiley, .and
Kristen L. Younce.


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27.1 percent of men and
22.2 percent of women age
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2000-2001
STUDENTS: Don't forget. you
have only five days to turn in your
notes to excuse an absence.
A round., of applause goes out
to Nick Comforter for receiving the
Science and Mathematics Scholar
Award. Way to go Nick!
The SGA would like to thank
everyone who attended the Pie
Auction last Mlonday. It was a suc
cess thanks to everyone who came
out and participated.,
SENIOR NEWS: If- you are
planning to 'attend Grad-Nite
scheduled for May 11th, you need
to turn in a $25 deposit to Mrs.
Johnson, Mrs. LowrTey, or Mrs.
Weimorts by December 1st to
secure your place.
This deposit is non-refundable
and will go toward the balance
which is deterrrned by the total
number of students going. The
.balance will be due sometime after
Christmas., Also, be sure to pick
up a "Last Will-and Testament".
form from Mrs. Lowrey. The dead-
line to submit your "Last Will" is.
Monday, December 4th. Don't
miss outl
Senior Parents: If you are
interested in placing a Grad-Ad in
the yearbook, please turn in your
form by December 20th. If you
need a form or have any questions'
please contact Mrs..Lowrey -,
All 10th graders will be taking
the PLAN on December 7th.. This
test prepares students for the ACT
and allows them to discover career
interest areas.
Parents: If there are any con-
cerns with a student based on
their Progress Reports feel free to
contact the Guidance Office at
229-8813, ask for Mrs. Ramsey.
,This Thursday. November


WES is growing rapidly in
population and it: seems a fewv
problems have arisen regarding'
student arrival, departure and
Faculty parking areas. I experi-
enced this first hand when I'
struck a student in the parking'
lot last week. Thankfully, no one
was hurt seriously, but it made
me realize' how quickly a tragedy
'can occur.: With the cooperation of
., faculty., parents, and, students we
can make the best of the'presente
situation and work together to
develop a long term solution. Here
are a few reminders that may
prove helpful. Share them with
our children.
Students are expected to
come directly'to school and to go '
home by. the safest possible, route.',
' On their way to and -from school,
- students~ are to conduct them-'
selves 'coii-teously and -obey al'
school'and traffic rules: ,
Students should not -'arrive
too early because supervision is
not available. If "after school"
arrangements are made before
leaving home in the morning, it
will help to ensure no students
are left on campus after dis-
missal.
When the teacher dismisses
.. the students at the end of the
school day, they are to go directly
home, to their designated trans-
portation area, or to..their day
care provider. Students:.-iray not
go, t6' another, student's' home
without making arrangements
prior to coming to school. If you
want your child to go home with a


30th will be Hat Day! Anyone can
wear a hat at NO charge. There will
be a prize given out for the most
creative hat (sponsored by
Leadership).
The Lady Sharks basketball
team is working hard to start this
season off with a bang! Their first
game is Tuesday. November 28th.
They will travel to Wewa and the
game will begin at 5:30. I encour-
age you to go out and support your
Lady Sharks!
I would like to congratulate
the Sharks football team on a job
well done this season. Last Friday, .!
the :Sharks put up an excellent'
fight.- regardless of the .terrible,
weather conditions. However," the!
game's final 'score was'
Greensboro-12, Sharks-7. It was;
great season guys You have made,
us extremely proud
Before we know it, we'll be:
hearing the pitter patter of iein-
deer paws on our rooftops "and'
watching the ball drop at Time'
Square. So these dates might be'of
some importance when making;
future plans: December 22-'
January 10...NO SCHOOL!
Port St. Joe High School lost a;
very dear friend, Lamar Faison,,
Sunday, November 19th. Mr.'
Faison served as- a teacher and:
coach at Port St. Joe High School;
from 1955 to 1990. Our heartfelt-
and deepest sympathies go out to
his wife Joyce, son Jim, daughter
Brerida, and three grandchildren.
That's all for this edition of
"Shark Talk." But before you rtiovet
on to the next article, I would like
to leave with a thought: Maturntv is,
the art of living in peace:with what
we cannot change, the courage to
change what should be changed
and the wisdom to knowthe differ-'
ence. Have a magnjlicern,.kje.k!.-


friend, please- send a note to your
child's teacher. The office tele-
phone is for emergency. use only.
If students arrive 'by walking.
they should walk with other stu-
dents, cross the street only at .the
pedestrian cross walks. and go
directly to and from school.
We suggest that all bicycles
.be in safe condition and ask that
parents and students enforce the
use of bicyclee; helmet for safety.
Use of ai helmet is a state laW.
Students must walk their bicycles
at all times while orn', school
: grounds, on sidewalks surrounc-
ing the 'perimeter of the'school,
and when crossing arnys -treet.
Bicycles, must be parked irin,,r
student bike rack. Locking bicyr
cles is recommended.
Students '.residing the min&-
mum distance from campus may
ride' the school bus. Bus riders
are required to follow all bus rules
and instructions by the bus dri-
ver. Infractions of the bus rule
may result in discipline referrals
issued by the bus driver. Follow,
-' through of consequences will :b.e
implemented by the principal or a.
principal t.designe&e, ContifniL
infractions of the bus rules rules
result in the student's loss of bus
riding privileges. Please make iti a
point to introduce yourself to your
child's bus driver. Parental sup-
port makes the driver's job mu.l1
easier.
drSome parents may choose t .
drive their child to- and from
.$chool. Please help us prevent
any accidents during these busy
-traffic times. Our school parkih
lot 'has not grown proportionally
with our student population. This
is an unsafe area to drop off oi
pick up students. Please use o ly
those areas designated for drop
off and pick up. Remember: paik-
ing lot patience is a virtue.
Parents may also park in te
surrounding side streets of cOu
school. If you park on one of (hj
side streets, for safety please w&lk
your child across the street, using
the crosswalk, onto our campus
Please adhere to all traffic lan
when dropping off or picking l
your child.
.As a parent: please remind
your children often of the safety
procedures outlined here.
Children.are impulsive and oftei
get excited and simply forget :to-
look both ways."
As a driver: Never assuiMne
that children will remember sareI
ty rules or that the other driver
sees y6u. Drive slowly when on o
near campus. Remain alert,
Exercise patience. (And a little
prayer wouldn't hurt) ,


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First Baptist Church
I MEXICO BEACH
Rusty Bryan, Associate Pastor & Minister of Music
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
rOs60$ Worship Sundays at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
'*o .es' Bible Study Sundays at 9:00 a.m. (all ages)
S : Wednesday Prayer and Bible Study at 6:00
Located at 823 N. 15th St., Mexico Beach Corner of 15th & California 648-5776


EVERYNE WECOME


CHURCH OF CHRIST
C MEETS


Singing:
9 a.m. Sunday


Worship:
9:30 a.m. Sunday


Call 229-8310
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDf
P. 0. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32457
Corner of 20th-Street & Marvin Avenue


"The Churches of Christ Salute You"
Romans 16:16

The Wewahitchka Church of Christ
Meets At 2241 Hwy. 71 South, Wewahitchka
(1/4 Mile North of the Overstreet Road)
(850) 639-5401
"Sunday Bible Study ........... ....... .9:00 a.m. CT
,Sunday Worship .......... .10:00 a.m. & 5:00 p.m. CT
Wednesday Bible Study .. ... ..... 7:00 p.m. CT


FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
j- 508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
S' d i .... 0 a.m. Sixteenth Street
Sunday Worship ......10 a.m.
Fellowship Time .... 10:45 a.m.
Adult School ........... 11 a.m.
S.eSunday School -o
*Young Children 0' o
*Nursery Available
Pastor Rev. J. Reid Cameron Highway 71 / Cecil Costin Sr. Blvd.


S first Baptist Church
S102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE
Brent Vickery Buddy Caswell
Sr Pastor Minister of Music & Youth


I Sunday School ...................9:45 am
| Worship Service .. . ..11:00 am
Disciple Training . . .. ... 6:00 pm
Evening Worship .. ... ... . 7:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meein .. . ... 7:00 pm
"THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP"


IN


7i Christmas At
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New Singing Stars

Gospel Concert
Victory Temple, located on
Martin Luther King Blvd. in Port
St. Joe, will be hosting a gospel
concert on Saturday, December 2,
at 6:00 p.m.
Groups featured in this con-
cert are The Gospelaires of
Tallahassee and The New Singing
Stars of Bainbridge, Georgia; The
New Jerusalem Mass Choir of
Chattahoochee; and The Body of
Christ Choir of Port St. Joe.
Everyone is invited, to go out
and hear these gospel groups.


Gospelaires


Missionary To Speak,
To Methodist Men Club


2


Wilt Be Appearing:

In Concert:.


At Long Avenue Baptist Church
on Sunday, December 10
at 6:00 P.M.

. ,- 2t 11/30 & 12/7


Reverend Don Gahagen will
present a special video on the
Hinterland Ministries missions to
the indigenous Quechua people of-
Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, and
Bolivia, to the Men's Club of First
United Methodist Church of Port
St. Joe breakfast on Sunday,
.December 3, at 8:00 to 9:00 am in
the. Fellowship Hall.
Reverend Gahagen will speak
about their mission to the
Quechua people,' the largest tribal
group in South America, and 99%o
untouched by the Gospel where
he and his wife Sue served, and
their son continues today in
remote mountainous regions of
South America. Don and Sue are
now retired, and live at Indian
Pass.
A special invitation to the men
of community churches has been
extended by the Methodist Men's
Clubs to hear this interesting pre-


Long Avenue Baptist Church
extends a special invitation to the
community to attend its
Christmas celebration.
. In addition to the Sunday
morning Advent services, each
Sunday evening during December
there will be' a special Christmas
program. On December 3 a video
will be shown concerning the
Lord's return, December 10th,
Destiny will be in concert,
December 17th the children's and
adult choirs will present a
Christmas program with a fellow-
ship following the service, and on
December 24th, the church will
celebrate the Lord's birth with a
candle light service and Lord's
Supper.
Services Sunday morning
begin at 11:00 ,a.m. Sunday
evening services begin at 6:00
p.m. with the exception of the,
Christmas Eve candle light service
which will begin at 7:00 p.m.

"The Conrads" In
Concert Sunday
Everyone is invited to attend
the monthly gospel sing at New
Harvest Fellowship, located at
'1336 Highway 22 in
WVewa hitchka. approximately one
mile West of Highway 71. ,
The featured group this
month is "The Conrads." Don't
miss this special evening.
You are also invited to attend
the regular services at 9:30 a.m.
on Sunday mornings for Sunday
School; at 10:30 a.m. and 6:00
p.m. for Sunday services, at 6:00
p.m. on Wednesdays for Men's,
Ladies and Youth Groups, and at.
7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays for
Wednesday service.

Christian Singles
The Christian Singles will
have a party on December 2 at
4:00 p.m., ET, at the Highland
View Church of God social hall,
located at 482 Pompano Street.
All singles are invited to go
and take finger foods or some-
thing to drink. Also take a gift for
games. Gift can be something old
or something new. For more infor-
ination you may call or see Joyce
at 227-1260.


'sentation by Reverend Gahagen.'
'Reservations for the breakfast are
'required, arid may be made by
contacting the FUMC office at
227-1724.
A $5.00 per person donation
for the breakfast is requested, and
all the proceeds will be donated to
the mission. Please make your
reservations no later than
Thursday, November, 30. For fur-
ther information,' contact Allen
Cox (227-7559) or the FUMC
office.
Se l Saw I t7 7 74 St,"i


,A Po; tof VictFory

SFi lst: Ckurch o +l e azaiee

2420 Long. Ae, o Po St. 3oe, Florida 32456
(850) 229-9596
Sunday School ...................... 10 a.m. Give unIto te Lord tfl glory
Sunday Morning Worship .. .. ....... 11 a.m. JL.e His nome, worship the
Sunday Evening Worship ........ ... 6 p.m. Lord in the beauty of holiness.
Wednesday Evening Service .. ........... 7 p.m. Psal,,, 29:2


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Long Avenue Baptist Church
Please go and be a part of this Avenue in Port St. Joe. For more
celebration of Christmas. The information you may call 229-
church is located at 1601 Long 8691.

Teaching the Truth of God's Word

FAITH- BIBLE CIHURCI4
801 20th Street PortSt. Joe 229-6707
Dr. Bill Taylor, Pastor *
Sunday School ... .. ... 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Morning Service ..... .:.. 11:00 a.m.
...... 6:0 0 p' m .


Sunday Evening Service ..... .
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting & Bible Study


... 6:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.


Home of FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL


Constitution and lMonument
Port St. Joe


FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School .. ... . 945 a.m.. Methodist Youth
Morning Worship ........ 11:00 a.m. Fellowship . . 6:00 p.m.


(850) 227-1724


Rev. Jesse Evans
PASTOR


Evening Worship ...... 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday Choir Practice 7:30 p.m.


Robert E. Downs,' Jr.
Choir Director


Diana Sealey
Youth ,& Children's DirectorJ


Grace Baptist ChIrh
BUT TM05E WHO HOPE IN THE LORD WILL
RENEW ThEIR STRENGTH. THEY WILL 50AR ON
WING LIKE EAGLE. 15AIAM 40:31
Come Celebrate this Lord's Day With Us!
Upstairs Capital City Bank Building
Bible Study at 9 a.m., Sunday Worship at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Pastor Lee Cordell-
Church: 227-1180 ht.ypfa:ww.graceeagles.org


Family Life Church
S "Touching Lives with the Love of Jesus"


and join us in worship .. 98
10:30 Sunday Morning. Apalachicola ... E 4 wy W ... Panama City
7:00 Wednesdoy Evening Hwy.
-. 71 KR';d ,
Pastors Andrew & Cathy Rutherford Family Life Church
Rhema Bible Training Center graduates
Visit our website at: familylifechurch.net ..wewahilchka


323 Reid Rvenue Port St. Joe 229-LIFE (5433)

BEACH BAPTIST CHAPEL
311 Columbus St. St. Joe Beach, FL 32456. '
A LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE LORD
S MORNING WORSHIP 11:00 AM ET EVENING WORSHIP 6:00 PM ET
Sunday School 9 45 am Wednesday Night at 6:00 p.m. Youth
Group Meeting, Bible Study & Prayer Meeting; Choir Practice 7:00 pm
"0 taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in Him."
Please accept this invitation to join us in worship. God bless you!
Pastor David Nichols Church 647-5026 Home 769-8725
For information concerning our bus ministry, please call 647-5026 -


First Pentecostal Holiness Church
2001 Garrison Avenue Port St. Joe
Pastor, Bro. Marcus H. Sturdivant Church Office 227-1493
Sunday School .... ............. 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship ... ... 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service . . 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday ..... .... ........ .. 7:00 p.m.
We Invite You to Come
Experience the Power of Pentecost With Us


first UnitedMethodist Church
111 North 22nd Street Mexico Beach, FL 32410
Sunday Worship Services:
Traditonal.................................. 9:00 a.m ., CT
Contemporary ...................... 11:00 a.m., CT

MINISTERING TO THE BEACHES HAND-IN-HAND
Rev. Ted Lovelace, Pastor .. . Church/Office: 648-8820

THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY

ST. JAMES' 800 22nd STREET PORT ST. JOE
7:30 and 11:00 a.m. (ET)
++ Sunday School 9:45
ST. JOHN'S WEWAHITCHKA
8:00 a.m. (CT)
| THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor


Discover God's Love!
Everyone welcome


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Long Avenue
BAPTIST CHURCH
1601 Long Avenue, Port St. Joe 229-8691
Worship Sundays at 11 an.. and 7 p.m.
Bible Study Stindays at 9:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. (for all ages)
Wednesday 7- Children & Youth Missions at 7 p.m.
Prayer and Bible Study at 7 ip.m.
Adult Praise Choir at 8 p.m.


lE-V. JOH-N ADoINS,% PASTOR


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1st Baptist Church


Mexico Beach


Sunday, December 3rd at 6:00 p.m.
December 4th, 5th, & 6th at 6:30 p.m.



SPEAKER: REV. JACK ZIMMERMAN


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MINUZIESO HE ss GLF OUTYBAR O OUTYCOMSSONR


PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
JUTLY 26, 2000
SPECIAL MEETING
The Gulf County Board of County
Commissioners met this date in special ses-
sion with the following members present:
Chairman Billy E. Traylor and
Commissioners Tommy Knox, Nathan Peters,
Jr., and Warren J Yeager, Jr. John Stanley, Jr. was absent>.
Others present were:-County Attorney
Timothy McFarland, Clerk Benny C. Lister,
Deputy Clerk Towan McLemore, Chief
Administrator Don Butler. Administrative
Assistant Debbe Wibberg, Building
Official/Assistant Planner Michael
SHammond. Maintenance Superintendent/
Mosquito Control Director Joe Bearden. Solid
Waste Director Joe Danford, Veterans'
S Service Offlcer/S.H.I.P. Administrator Bo
Williams, Sheriff's Department Captain Joe
Nugent, and Deputy Sheriff Ricky Tolbert.
The meeting was called to order at 4:33
p.m., E.D.T.
RESOLUTION U.S. HIGHWAY 98
REALIGNMENT-Chairman Traylor dis-
cussed dissatisfaction regarding the
County's former resolution relating to
realignment of U S Highway 98, and stated
that the Board will consider adoption of a dif-
ferent resolution. Due to the absence of
Commissioner Stanley. Attorney McFarland
read a letter which Commrssioner Stanle;
submitted to the Board relating his opinion
in this matter Attorney MlcFarland tren read
the proposed resolution pre:,eried b.
Commissioner Peters, and Commissioner
Peters mooned to adopt it. Commissioner
SYeager seconded the motion for discussion.
After discussion by members of the Board
and public regarding scheduling of this meet-
-ing, property description. The St. Joe
Company, etc.. Commissioner Peters amend-
ed; his motion for adoption of the resolution
after it is amended to include a more defined
legal description for the area in question
(from Highland View to Pine Street at St. Joe
Beach). Commissioner Yeager seconded the .
amended mouon,,and it passed unanimous-
ly (4-01.
RESOLUTION #2000-20
SBE iT RESOLVED by the Board of
County' Commissioners of Gulf County,
Florida as follows
WHEREAS, the St. Joe Company owns
significant property to the west of the
Intracoastal Waterway along the Gulf of
Mexico, in the area defined by the edge of the
Highland View Subdivision to the south and
the edge of thq St. Joe Beach subdivision.to
the north, in Gulf County. Florida; and
WHEREAS, the St. Joe Company envi-
sions the development 'of a new resort com-
munity on the above-descrbed property. and
WH-EREAS. the St Joe Company pro-
poses to provide an alternate route inland
east of the current ULI S Highway 98 on the
property described above in order to better
facilitate future development plans: and
WHEREAS. the proposed alternate
highway greatly enhances the potential suc-
cess for the Oeachfront resort community
envisioned b\ the St ..Joe Company in Gulf
County. Florida: and .
\,WHERFAS. the proposed realignment
could serve as an alternate route for evacua-'
bon in iumes of natural disasters and for
emergency vehicless -ra.ebng in a westward
direction from Port St. Joe. and
NOW. THEREFORE. BE IT RESCILVED
:hat the Gulf County Board of County
Comrrnssioners does hereby declare its cup-
port of the St. Joe Companys propoiaJ cto
pro-ide an alternate route in addition to that
portion of U S. Highway 98 ,ting ana being
_ILuate between the We-te-r-most boundarN
of Forehand s Additiorn to Highland View as
said highw,a s Eastern boundary and the
Eastern-.m.'-me.boundar, of Y'on s Addition to,
Beacon, ill and St Joe Beach Lnit One as
said highway s \Western boundary as more
paruicularl describe lfor each abote-refer-
enced Subdivision on flde in Plat Book One.
Clerk of Court. Gull' Count'. Flm:nda recog.
nizinLg the substantial cenel'ts m-Lat it may
bring to the Gulf County regio..n and
BE IT RESOLVED that the GullfCounty
Board of County,' Commissioners does hereby
aeree to assi-t the St Joe Company in deter.
Sminingn methods and measures itc accelerate
the permitting appro. als and development of
the realignment project including encourage.
S- ng regulatory and permitting agencies to
Iasi-Lrack the approval process to the fullest
exilent possible and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that by
supporting arn alternate route for that cer- .
Lain portion of U S Highwvay 98 at St Joe
Beach. the Gulf Lountx Board of County
Cornmmussioners desires to retain for public
use thee.mastnglU S Higway v98as a means
for inmeres and egreSi and tu provide a
means for public acces- to tne beaches at St
Joe Beach, and hereby' directs' that the
SFlorinda Department of Transportation adhere
to the overwhelming local population's desire
to retain the easing U.S. Hignria\ e98 in
addition to providing an alternate inland
route for public ingress and egress at St. Joe
Beach: and
BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED by the Gulf
County Board ol Counry Comrrussioners that
any and all portions of Resolution No 99-21
are hereby rescinded in itL entirety. effective
this date.
SDATED JULY 26. 2000 (End)
INDUSTRIAL PARK-Commissioner
Yeager discussed that Bill. Thomas, of
Pristine.Oyster, is interested in leasing the
industnal Park to process and market I C F.
c sters on the half shell. Chairman Traylor
-stated that he is opposed to the wording in
the proposed contract and is also opposed to
this type of bu-'mess being located in that
particular area. Roy Bennett, Attorney for
Pristine O\ ster. appeared before the Board to
discuss the company and how it operates
Upon inquin'ry by Commissioner Peters, Mr.
Bennett reported that the compFan has been
in Carrabelle for 2 ears and is also working
S' a he Wilsin Seafood plant in Apalachicola.
Upon discussion. by Commissioner Knox
regarding rumors he has heard relating to
the financial instability and employment
policies of the coinpan., and about sewage,
stench, etc., BillThomas reportned on how the
S processing system works and he stated that'
his company Is not fmancially insecure
There being no further business and,
upon motion by Commissioner Yeager, sec-
ond by Cominussloner Peters, and unani-
mous vo:e. the meeting did then adjourn at '
5:15pm E DT
BILLY E TRAYLOR. CHAIRMAN
' ATTEST: BENNY C. LISTERR, CLERK

PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
r AUGUST 8, 2000
REGULAR MEETING
'The Gulf County Board of County
Comitussloners met this date in regular ses-
slon wnh the following members present:
SChairman Bills E Traylor and
c-Conunisdsiconers John Stanley;,Jr., Tommy
Knox, Nathan Peters, Jr., and Warren J.
., Yeager, Jr.
Others present were: County Attorney
Timothy McFarland. Deputy Clerk Towan
McLemore, Chief Administrator Don Butler,
Administrator/Emergency Management.
Director Larry Wells, Building Official/'
S Assistant Planner Michael Hammond,


Building Inspector/Assistant Planner David
Richardson, Code Enforcement Officer/
Building Inspector Tony Varona. Emergency
Management/911 Coordinator Marshall
S Nelson, Gulf County 'E.M.S. Director Shane
McGuffin, Maintenance Superintendent/
Mosquito Control Director 'Joe Bearden,
Road Superintendent Bobby Knee, and
Sheriffs Department Captain Joe Nugent.
Captain Nugent called the meeting to
order at 6:00 p.m., E.D.T.
Administrator Wells opened the meeting
with prayer, and Captain Nugent' led the
Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
CONSENT AGENDA-Upon motion by


Commissioner Knox, second by
Commissioner Yeager, and unanimous vote,
the Board approved the Consent Agenda, as
follows:
1. Minutes
-July 20, 2000 Special Meeting
-July 20, 2000 Workshop
-July 24, 2000 Special Meeting
-July 24, 2000 -,Budget Meeting
-July 25, 2000 Regular Meeting
-July 26, 2000 Budget Meeting
2. Budget Amendment #15 Gulf County
Senior Citizens ($5,000.00), as follows:
GENERAL FUND
EXPENDITURES:
MENTAL HEALTH: Gulf Co. Senior Citizens
#51363-34500; Original Budget
$32,745.00; Increase $5,000.00;
Decrease $.00; Amended Budget
$37,745.00
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS:
Other Current-Chrgs. & Oblig. #21111-
49000; Original Budget $35,500.00;
..Increase $.00; Decrease $5,000.00;
Amended Budget $30,500.00 (End)
3. Contract Fire Alarm Inspections
(Security Eq. Co. Wewahitchka
Courthouse)
4. Court Order'
-Payment to Attorney Hoot Crawford
(Yand #00-038-MM $604.65 to be
paid from Account #72031-31000)
-Payment to Attorney Hoot Crawford (Hall
#00-059-MM $206.30 to be paid
from Account #72031-31000)
-Payment .to Attorney Hoot Crawford
(Thomas #00-091-MM $206.30 to be
paid from Account #72031-31000) '
-Payment to Attorney 'Hoot Crawford
(Thomas #00-092-MM $239.10 to be
paid from Account #72031-31000)
-Payment to Attorney Nancy L. Jones
(Harshman #95-067-CJ $155.00 to
be paid from Account #67081-31000)
-Payment to Attorney Nancy L. Jones
(Gathers #99-007-CJ $704.14 to be
paid from Account. #67081-31000)
Payment to Attorney Nancy L. Jones
(Headley 99-034-CJ $328.08 to be
paid from Account a67081-31000)
Payment to Attorney Nancy L. Jones
(Gainous #99-043-CJ $1,474.26 to
be paid from Account #67081-31000)
Payment to Attorney Joel Margules
(Gainous #99-043-CJ $979.21 to be
paid from Account #67081-31000)
Payment to Attorney Joel Margules
(Maiden #95-067-CJ $2,747.31 to be
paid from Account #67081-31000)
Payment to Attorney J. Gordon Shuler
(Gates #99-539-MM $893.55 to be
paid from Account #72031-31000)
5. Invoice
-County Attorney Timothy McFarland
(July, 2000 $2.527.50 to be paid from
Account #21314-31100)
-Disaster Resource Management I#2000-'
'7-17 S4.075.00 to be paid from T. S.
Albertc Hazard MlitiUgaulon)
-First Choice Reporters (July, 2000 *
$1,776.00 to be paid from various Court*
Reporter line.items)
-Fisher Construcuton Administration
Buiding (S29.000 00 & $18,000.00 to
be paid from Account #26219-63000)
-Payment of Overstreet Fire Department
invoices through September 30th/
Budget Amendment to cover costs
-Preble-Rish. Inc. CBRA Report (#61594
$1.558.00 to be paid from Account
#21111-31100)
6. Mosquito Control Dept Inventory / Bids
I.Junk #70 321., Junk & Advertise to Sell
as Surplus #70-465 .,' AdvertJse to Sell as
Surplus P70-.305. #70-462, #70-112 &
#70-331 <535>I
7. Road Department Inventory /. Bids
lAccept Truck from Sheriff .1984
Chevrolet Adceruse for Bids for a One-"
Ton Service Truck & 4-Wheel Drive
Pickup ,
8.. S H I.P Purchase Assistance (Cothran -
SII 61500)
9. Travel Small County Coalition
Workshop. Business Meeting (August
9th- 0lth. 2000 Lake City)
RECEIVE BIDS #9900-361 STORM
SHUTTER PROJECT-Pursuant to adver.
tisement to receive sealed bids (#9900-36) for
storm shutters for cnurcal facillues through.
out Gulf County lHurrcane Opal Hazard
Mitigati-on Funds) the following bids were
received and tabled 'for review by Chief
Administrator Butler Emergency Manage-
ment Director Wells. and Emergency
Management Coordinator Marshall Nelson:
Endurotech of Northwest Florida, Inc.
S412 '-40 00. Fort Walton Glass Company,
Inc. S 37T.485 100 I
PUBLIC HEARING HALF-CENT
SALES TAX ORDINANCE (FIRE DEPART-
MENTS)-Pursuant to adverusement to hold
a public .hearing to consider adoption of an
ordinance to begin the process for implemen-
tation of a3 half-cent discreuonary sales taix to
be used for fire departments in Gulf County.
Attorney McFarland read the proposed ordi-
nance by little Commissioner Peters present-
ed a breakdown of the needs of each fire
department, as prepared by David
Richardson -" Gulf County Firemen's
Association. There beirg no public comment.
Commissioner-Peters motioned to adopt the
proposed ordinance, and Commissioner
Yeager seconded the motion. Upon inquiry by
Commissioner Stanle about prioritizing the
fire departments according to their needs
Mr Richardson reported that each depart-
ment prepared its list and everyone is satis-
lied that the amount of money tolbe received
wdll cover their needs The motion then
passed unanimously, and the Board adopted
the following-titled ordinance:
ORDINANCE #2000-05-
AN ORDINANCE OF GULF COUNTY,
FLORIDA IMPOSING A LOCAL GOVERN-
MENT INFRASTRUCTURE SURTAX ON CER-
TAIN TRANSACTIONS WITHIN GULF COUN-
TY, FLORIDA FROM WHICH TAXES ARE'
PAYABLE PURSUANT TO THE STATE OF
FLORIDA UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF
PART ONE OF CHAPTER 212, FLORIDA
STATUTES; PROVIDING THAT THE IMPOSI-
TION OF THE SURTAX SHALL NOT BE
EFFECTIVE UNLESS APPROVED BY A REF-
ERENDUM ELECTION; PROVIDING THAT
THE IMPOSITION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE
FOR A PERIOD OF TEN (10) YEARS PRO-
VIDING FOR AN. EFFECTIVE DATE; PRO-
VIDING THAT THE IMPOSITION OF THE
SURTAX SHALL NOT BE EFFECTIVE
UNLESS THE GOVERNING BODIES REPRE-
SENTING A MAJORITY OF THE COUNTY'S
MUNICIPAL POPULATION AGREE TO USE
THE FULL PROCEEDS OF THE LOCAL
OPTION SURTAX FOR FIRE DEPARTMENT
EQUIPMENT AND INFRASTRUrCTUiRE PRO.
JECTS: DIRECTING THE SLiPERVISOR OF
ELECTIONS TO PLACE A REFERENDUM ON
THE BALLOT OF THE GENERAL ELECTION
TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000; PRO-
VIDING BALLOT LANGUAGE AND A BRIEF
DESCRIPTION OF INFRASTRUCTURE CAPI-
TAL PROJECTS FOR GULF COUNTY FIRE
DEPARTMENTS; PROVIDING FOR THE USE
OF SUCH TAX PROCEEDS; DIRECTING THE
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT TO ADVERTISE
THE REFERENDUM ELECTION IN ACCOR-
DANCE WITH LAW; PROVIDING FOR SEV-
ERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN
EFFECTIVE. *Complete ordinance on file in
the Clerk's Office.*'
PUBLIC HEARING BEACH LIGHTING
ORDINANCE-Pursuant to advertisement to


hold a public hearing to consider adoption of
a proposed beach lighting' ordinance,
Attorney McFarland read the proposed ordi-
nance by title. Commissioner Yeager reported
on discussions needed with the U. S.
Department of Interior. Fish & Wildlife and
D.E.P. 'regarding the proposed ordinance,
-and requested that the Board table this mat-
ter until after August 14th (a meeting has
been scheduled on that date at 4:00 p.m. -
with these officials). Upon call for public
comment, the following individuals appeared
before the Board:
Mike McDonald Florida Power


Corporation requested permission to attend
the meeting on August 14th, stating that his
company is opposed to the ordinance as it is
currently drafted.
Joe Hooper Cape San Blas discussed
that the ordinance is needed to prevent dis-
orientation of turtle hatchlings.
Mary Holbrook' Cape San Blas dis-
cussed disorientation of a nest near her
home during last year's hatching season.
Tammy Summers St. Joseph Aquatic
Preserve Manager stated that the State and
County are close to reaching an agreement in'
relation to the lighting ordinance which will ,
protect the turtle '
Lauren Wright St. George Island -
reported that the program they are ..urrenthl
operating under in Franklin C-.,untL is ha.ingr
a positive effect on turtle ne stind
After discussion 'by. members of the
Board regarding se' ei al lisue thich n,:-ed to
be addressed in the pro.po)ed :ordinance
Commissioner Yeager motioned to tal-le th
ordinance until a later date. Commissioner
Knox seconded the motion, and it passed
unanimously.
ADVERTISE PUBLIC HEARING -
CODE ENFORCEMENT ORDINANCE--
Attorney McFarland presented a proposed,:,
Code Enforcement Ordinance to'the Board,:'
for their consideration. Upon motion by
Commissioner Peters, second by
Commissioner Yeager, and unanimous vote,
the Board agreed to advertise to hold a pub-'
lic hearing to consider adoption of this ordi-
nance.
ADVERTISE PUBLIC HEARING -
COMP PLAN ORDINANCE AMENDMENT-
Attorney McFarland presented a proposed
Comprehensive Plan Ordinance Amendment
to the Board, for their consideration. Upon
motion by Commissioner Yeager, second by
Commissioner Stanley, and unanimous vote,
the Board agreed to advertise to hold a pub-
lic hearing to consider adoption of this ordi-
nance amendment.
ROAD ACCEPTANCE WHITING
STREET- / BAY BREEZE SUBDIVISION-
Attorney McFarland reported that he had
received the documentation regarding trans-
fer of Whiting 'Street in. Bay Breeze
Subdivision to the County. Upon motion by
Commissioner Knox, second by
Commissioner Yeager, and unanimous vote,
the Board accepted this documentation for
recording.
PAYROLL CODE ENFORCEMENT
OFFICER/BUILDING INSPECTOR-LUpon
request by Chief Admirustrator Butler. the
FRnarrd ireppri for him ton aer rhpe alar' for
Code Enforcement 'Officer/Building
Inspector Anthony Varona (within the range
previous agreed upon by the Board) and to
notify the Clerk's Office for payroll purposes.
BOAT RAMP DEAD LAKES STATE
PARK-Upon inquiry by Commissioner
)eager, Chief Admrinistrator Butler reported
that an application has been prepared,
requesting that the Dead Lakes State Park.
Boat ramp be turned over to the County.
After discussion. Commissioner Yeager
motioned to proceed with trying to obtain
this boat landing. Commissioner Stanley sec-
onded the motion, and it passed unanimotus-
ly.
BEACH EROSION INDIAN PASS-
.Stan Kleski, of Indian Pass, appeared before
the Board to discuss the erosion at Indian
Pass, stating tha: the barriers have been
removed. He then presented and read a let-
ter, requesting the following: 1) permanent
barriers. 2) posted signs, .3) ordinance
'amendment for enforcement purposes. and
4:. move e'asung signs toward the water
Cormmissloner Yeager stated that he will not
support a permanent barner in this area.
and he requested comment from other Indian
Pass residents in attendance.
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM/
SENIOR CITIZENS ASSOCIATION-Ed'
Gimenez Arnerlcorp,'Vista Volunteer.
appeared before the Board to discuss poor
participation in the new church %an public
,transportation system, due to .the .extreme
heat. He stated that a survey taken has
shown that participation should increase in
the Fall, 'and they ivill postpone the service
unuil that time. He also thanked the Board
for their support of the Senior Citizens of
Gulf County.
BEACH EROSION INDIAN PASS-The
following residents of Indian Pass appeared
before the Board to discuss erosion at Indian
Pass, beach driving, etc.:
David Bell 115 Oak Street presented,.
a petition from residents in the Indian Pass'
area, requesting that the beach remain open'
to driving. He presented aerial photographs
for the Board's review, and stated that the
erosion, is not caused by driving on the
beach.
Larry Witt 136 Oak Street reported
that the citizens of his subdivision take care
of the beach in that area Itrash pickup etc ).
and they appreciate being able to drive on the
beach in Gulf County, because that right has
been taken in many other areas.
S. H. Weathington 1225 Indian Pass
Road -' discussed the old pier located at
Indian. Pass, and inquired as to whether
groins (near the ramp) create damage to the
beach.
Jim Smith Money Bayou stated that
building houses 'on the dunes is what creates
erosion problems, not driving on the beach.
Harold Marshall 157 S. Palm Street -
discussed the possibility of having a hydrolo-
gist visit the area to make a recommendation'
regarding a solution at the boat ramp, and he
discussed "wind-shear" created when a
house is constructed close to the water.
Joe Romanell 690 Indian Pass Road -
discussed an area which was eroded 2 years
ago, and has now been re-built naturally. He
also stated that most people are not driving
past where the signs.are posted (they are dri-
ving closer to the water).
Margaret Fletcher Indian Pass stated
that she lives between Mr. kleski and Mr.
Ramos (eroded area), and she.does not agree
that driving on the beach should be prohibit-
ed. .
Monty Gentry stated that people have
always driven on the beach, and should con-
sider it a great privilege. He also discussed
that erosion problems. are created from,
building houses too close to the water (bull-
dozing dunes, etc.).
Jerry Barnes Port St. Joe stated that
he served on the County's first beach during
committee, and he thanked the Board for
working so hard to keep beach driving open
for Gulf County.
Louise Jernigan reported on an article
which appeared in a St. Louis newspaper
regarding area beaches as perfect vacation
areas. She also discussed that she has been
coming to Indian Pass for many years, and
the beach has not changed.
Catherine Floyd Indian Pass inquired
as to when the "closed to vehicular traffic"
signs will be removed from the 'beach.
Commissioner Yeager stated that the signs
Swill be removed tomorrow (8/9/00) morning.
Jim McNeill Indian Pass stated that
the retaining wall on the boat ramp is what is
causing the erosion, and discussed that
Commissioner Yeager has the work crew to
put the sand back on the eroding side of the
ramp when they have to dredge it.

Stan KIeski Indian Pass discussed
solutions, possibly removing the stumps
near the water line to allow traffic to drive


closer to the water line.
Mr. Jernigan discussed the past of
Indian Pass, stating that there was constant
traffic on the beach until the boat ramp was
installed, .and no damage was done to the
beach during those days.
Chairman Traylor then discussed the
hard work which Commissioner Yeager has
done over the past 8 years in fighting to keep
the beach open for driving, and thanked him
for his efforts. Upon inquiry by
Commissioner Stanley regarding "digging
out" the boat ramp, Commissioner Yeager
discussed that the eddy causes the erosion


and also aiscussea tuumaiun ot the boat ramp."
Commissioner Yeager and Mr. McNeill also
discussed that the County was off red a loca-
tion nearer the lagoon about 20 years ago,
but they decided to construct the ramp in its
present location instead. Upon further
inquiry, Commissioner Yeager reported that
the meeting with Fish & Wildlife and D.E.P.
will be held on August 14th at 4:00 p.m.',
E.D.T.
GRANT APPLICATION BIKE PATH-.
Julia Cunningham, of the Cape San Bias
Ta.xpayers Asso:iation appeared before the
Board tE. report that their organization has
prepared a Department of Transp .,rtiuon
Enhancement Grant application for a bike
path from St Joseph State Park to C30. and
from there would lead toward Beacon Hill
Park or St V'incent-; island She stated that
DO T would d not allov. their oratanizaiion t.:o
appl for this grant a; it mnio t be spon-.ored .'
b' the Cunt\ .nd -he presented letters o.f
support from the Shernif DO T and State
p.-rk officials Mrs. Cunningham reported
'that the T.D.C. agreed .to future mainternace
of the bike path, and a feasibility, study u as
performed by Preble-Rish, Inc.
Commissioner Yeager motioned to. submit
this grant application as the sponsor, and
Commissioner Peters seconded the motion.
Commissioner Yeager thanked Mrs.
Cunningham and the Taxpayers Association
for their hard work in preparing the applica-
tion: Upon discussion by Commissioner
Stanley that this is the first he has heard of
this grant, types of traffic which might use
the path (4-wheelers, etc.), and public com-
ment from the citizens, Commissioner Knox
stated that this is for application only, there
will. be public hearings, plans, etc. if the
grant is approved. Mary Holbrook, Cape San
BIas resident, discussed the need for this
path to protect individuals who walk, bike,
etc., along the roadway. Ann Harvey, of St.
Joseph State Park, stated that they are in full
support of this project and hope to eventual-
ly have the path extended throughout the
State Park. Hyer Dement stated that Pinellas
County has a bike path like the one pro-
posed, and he requested that the Board try to.
obtain funding to have the bike path all the
way to the Bay County line. After all discus-
sion. the motion passed unanimously
LOW-INTEREST HOUSING PROGRAM
ESCAMBIA COUNTY-Catherine Dnrer. of
William R. Hough & Company. discussed a
low-Interest housing program aailabile
through the Escambia County Housing
Authority (established in 1980),. and request-
ed .hat the Board hold a public hearing to
consider participating in their program The
Board discussed that a public hearing has
been scheduled for August 22. 2000 at 6 05
p.m E.D T regarding a similar housing pro-
gram, and agreed to consider her program
during this meeting Gary Suttle, of Capital
City Bank, stated that this is a very worth-
while program for the Board to pursue.
The meeting recessed at 7:40 p.m.,
E.D.T.
The meeting reconvened at 7:53 pm.,
E.D.T.
BIDS #9900-36/STORM SHUTTER
PROJECT-Upon motion by Commissioner
Peters, second by Commissioner Knox, and
unanimous vote, the Board agreed to table
the bids received for the critical facilities
storm shutter project, as recommended by
Chief Administrator Butler
PROPOSED LEASE DITCH LAND-
ING-Comrrussioner Knox reported on a
meeting held with Clay Smallwood and Lucas-
Morgan, of St. Joe Timberlands regardmg
the possibJlity of Gulf County leasing Ditch
Landing He stated that the Edtward Ball
Reserve opens on September 12Lh. and he is
attempting to obtain a lease agreement 1with
St. Joe Tfmberlands and Flonda Fish &
Wildlife for the County to maintain the road
and boat ramp year-round Upon inquiry by i
Juimy Rogers abo.,ut another County-main- .
tamined landing on that creek. Commissioner
Knox stated that the existing landing is not
in good shape. and if the County ,-an get
Ditch Landing. it Is a much better boat ramp.
VENDING COUNTY-Upon inquiry by
Comrrrussloner Peters. Attorney McFarland
reported that the County currently has an
ordinance tAhich prohibits vending on.
County nght-of-.\.'ays. and to regulate '.end-
tmg in other areas, they would need to look at
the possibility of developing occupational'
licenses.
COURTHOUSE SPACE SUPERVISOR
OF ELECTIONS-Upon discussion by
Commissioner Peters. that, the office of the
Supervisor of Elections is very congested and
she needs additional space as soon as possi-
ble, the Board agreed for Maintenance
Superintendent Bearden to check into this
and bring a recommendation back to the
Board.
COUNTY JAIL/MEDICAL DIREC-
TOR-Commnissioner Peters reported that-he
and Shenif McKeithen rnslted Gulf Forestry
Camp to inspect the dorm facility, and
Shertl'f lcKeithen will bring a recommenda-
tion back to the Board
Commissioner Peters also reported that
the Jail Medical Director will be resigning
very soon (possibly within a week),. and the
Board needs to look into hiring a new'
Director. After discussion, Commissioner
Peters motioned to advertise to receive pro-
posals for a new Jail Medical Director, and to
hire a temporary Director on an emergency
basis if it becomes necessary before the pro-
posals are received. Commissioner Stanley
seconded the motion, and it passed unani-
mously.
BOATING IMPROVEMENT FUNDS/
INDIAN PASS BOAT RAMP-Commissioner
Yeager discussed the need for another walk-
way on the boat ramp at Indian Pass, and
motioned to construct one with payment to
be made from Boating Improvement Funds
(#26872-63000). Commissioner Stanley sec-
onded the motion and, after discussion by
Monty Gentry regarding the possibility of
opening another beach access point prior to
reaching the boat ramp, the motion passed
unanimously.
APALACHICOLA RIVER-Commis-
sioner Stanley presented, and. the Board
re'.ie.ed an eighi*minute '.ideo of the reck-
leIs abuse of the Apalac:hicola Raer Tnie U.S.
Arm', Co-.rps of Engineers has federally man-
dated authorization to raise and lower the
river in order to accommodate commercial
barge traffic. As a consequence of the latest
.'navigation window, the Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission shot the video
during the period of May 11, 2000 to May 17,
2000. During this ten-day navigation win-
dow, thousands and thousands of fish, fry
and eggs perished when the water level was
raised and quickly dropped, leaving the
.unprc.teted nesting areas and fish beds
exposed to predators. Also, the' rapid lower-
ing of the of the water level literally left thou-
sands of fish beds isolated from the main
Channel waters. This, too, was responsible
for the catastrophic fish kills. After the video,
Commissioner Stanley requested that the
current Board and the newly elected Board
make a commitment to "Helping Save the
Apalachicola and Chipola Rivers."
SThere being no further business and,
upon motion by Commissioner Stanley, sec-
ond by Cominmissioner Yeager, and unani-
mous vote, the meeting did then adjourn at
8:18 p.m., E.D.T.
BILLY E. TRAYLOR, CHAIRMAN
ATTEST: BENNY C. LISTER, CLERK


PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
AUGUST 14, 2000
SPECIAL MEETING
The Gulf County Board of County
Commissioners met this date in special ses-
sion with the following members present:
Chairman Billy E. Traylor and
Commissioners John Stanley, Jr., Tommy
Knox, Nathan Peters, Jn, and Warren J.
Yeager, Jr.
Others present were: County Attorney
Timothy McFarland (3:40 p.m.), Clerk Benny


C. Lister, Deputy Clerk Towan McLemore,'
Chief Administrator Don Butler, Administra-
tive Assistant Debbe Wibberg, Admriinistra-
tor/Emergency Management Director Larry
Wells, Building Official/Assistant Planner
Michael Hammond, Code Enforcement
Officer/Building Inspector Tony Varona, Gulf
County E.M.S. Director Shane McGuffin,
Maintenance Superintendent/Mosquito
Control Director Joe Bearden, Assistant
Maintenance Superintendent/Assistant
Mosquito Control Director Steve Mork.
Maintenance Department Employee James
Fenn, Road Superintendent Bobby Knee,
Assistant Road Superintendent Louie
Flowers, Road Department Employee Tony
Griffin, Solid Waste Director Joe Danford;
Union Steward Doug Kelly, and Sheriffs
Department Captain Joe Nugent.
The meeting was called to order at 3:32
p.m., E.D.T "
TOURIST DEVELOPMENT (T.D.C.)
COORDINATOR- iipo.n r-:_ue uI by
CorrirLraI.Sioner Kn i.o CoiTtn'J'io.,irr Peters
rrm.'tioneid I .d.erLlte t.l hire j part time (20
h.,ur- per v. eekl Tourist Die.1elopmrent
Coordiri l..r, t.-, be paid frlrom Tr,'..ril
Development Funds. Commissioner Yeager
seconded the motion, and it passed unani-
mously. Upon inquiry, Commissioner Knox
:reported that the employee would have .an
office in-the tfi" aJdmiiTiilr.lj..r, bJuildui.g
ROAD DEPARTMENT FILL DIRT-
Chairman Traylor discussed a request for fill
dirt from a church, and inquired about the
Board's policy regarding non-profit organiza-
tions. After discussion by members of the
Board, Chairman Traylor stated that they
will table this issue for clarification from the
Attorney.
PERSONNEL I MAINTENANCE
DEPARTMENT/ROAD DEPARTMENT-.
Maintenance Superintendent Bearden pre-
sented a letter to the Board regarding repri-
mands (tardiness, etc.) for employee James
Fenn, with a recommendation that he be ter-
minated. . meeting> James Fenn appeared before the
Board to discuss the situation, stating that
the time clocks in the .Maintenance
Department are not consistent. After disctis-
sion. regarding oral reprimands which were,
not documented, problems other then tardi-
ness, etc., Commissioner Peters motioned to'
place Mr. Fenn on :a 60-day probationary
period, with him to be terminated immedi-
ately if a violation occurs., Commissioner
Stanley seconded'the motion, and it passed 3
to 2, with Chairman Traylor and
Commissioner knox voting no.
Road Superintendent Knee appeared
before the Board to discuss an incident
intolking unauthorized taking of gasoline at
the Road Departmi-nt by employee Tony
Griffin. Tony Griffin appeared to apologize to
the Board, stating that he understands if the
Board decides to terminate him., After dis-
cussion between Mr. Griffin and members' of
thd Board, Commissioner Peters motioned to
place Mr. Griffin on a 90-day probationary
period, with him to pay restitution to the
County within 7 days. Commissioner Stanley
seconded the motion, and it passed unani-
mously.
ROAD DEPARTMENT FILL DIRT-
Upon inquiry by Chairman Traylor, Attorney
McFarland reported that the County would
have to declare a material surplus in order to,
give it to an organization and.'as the County
pays for the fill dirt, he does not feel it would
be proper to give it away.
There being no further, business and
upon motion by Commissioner Yeager, sec-
ond by Comrrussic.ner Peters, and unani-
mn.,us. te. the meeting did then adjourn at
4:06 p.m., E.D.T.'
BILLY E. TRAYLOR. HAiRMAN Lf
ATTEST: BENNY C. LISTER. LEFJ

PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
AUGUST 22, 2000
REGULAR MEETING
The Gulfl' Cou-,t Board of County
Commissioners met this date in regular ses-
siboi with the following members present:
Chairman 'Billy, E'. 'Traylor and-
Commissioners ,John .Sta,mi Jr T9roijy-,
Knox, Natharn IFela .Jr. .rid Warren _J,:
Yzaaer. Jr ; : '
-Oti(err- present v.er'. Country Attorne,.
Timothy McFi'land Clerk bernn C Lister.
Deputy Clerk To,..n McLeniore Chief
uAdministrator Don Butler Adin-inistraue
Assistant Debbe Wibberg, Administrator/
Emergency Management Director Larry
Well., Budding Official Michael Hammond,
Code Enforcement Officer Tony Varona,
County Planner David Richardson,
Emergency Management/911 Coordinator
Marshall Nelson, Maintenance Superinten-
dent/Mosquito Control Director Joe
Bearden. Assistant Road Superintendent
Louie Flowers, Solid Waste Director Joe
Danford, Veterans' Service Officer/S.H.I.P.
Administrator Bo Williams, and Sheriffs
Department Captain Joe Nugent. a
The meeting was called to order at 6:00
p.m., E.D.T.
Administrator Wells opened the meeting
u th prayer, and- Captain Nugent led the
Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
CONSENT AGENDA-Commissioner
'Yeager motioned to approve the Consent
Agenda, and Commissioner br,, seconded
the motion. After discussion -by
Commissioner Stanley regarding rewording
of the minutesrelating to the Apalachicola
River, the Board unanimously approved the
- Consent Agenda (with the, correction to the
minutes), as follows:
1. Minutes
-July 26, 2000,- Special Meeting
-August 8. 2000 Regular Meeting
-August 14, 2000 Special Meeting
2. Invoice
-Preble-Rish, Inc. 1999 Road Pairing
Prog. (#61610 $1,350.00 to be paid
from Account #21111-31100)
-Preble-Rish, Inc. County Road 5
(#61613 $3.180.00 *, to be paid from
Account #21111-31100)
-S. M. Marley & Associates FEMA Maps
(#3820-1 *$3,075.00 to be -paid from
Account #2111 1-31300)
3. Job Titles Planning/Building Depart-
ment (Building Official, Planner, Code
Enforcement Officer)
4. Planning Development Review Board
Recommendations (8/17100), as follows:
A) Variance Request Donald Wayne
Donaldson requested 3.5' side setback
arid 6' road setback for. a carport/shed.
P.D.R.B. recommended that the Board
reject the variance request.
B) Preliminary Plat Approval Piney
Woods Beach Subdivision (Cape San Bias
Road). P.D.R.B. recommended approval.
5. S.H.I.P Purchase Assistance (Deese *
$11,615,00)
RECEIVE BIDS #9900-37/RUBBER-
TIRED LOADER (ROAD DEPARTMENT)-
Pursuant to advertisement to receive sealed
bids (#9900-37) for a' rubber-tired loader for
the Road Department, the following bids
were received and tabled for review and rec-
ommendation by Assistant Road Superin-
tendent Flowers: Beard Equipment Company
$119,413.00 Coastline Equipment Company,
Inc. $103,758.00; J. D. Swearingen
Equipment Company, Inc. No Bid; M.D.
Moody & Sons, Inc. $ 98,800.00, Alternate
$124,800.00; Thompson Tractor Company,
Inc. $110,779.00; Tractor & Equipment
Company $109,134.00.
RECEIVE BIDS #9900-38/HYDRAU-


LIC EXCAVATOR (ROAD DEPARTMENT)-
Pursuant to advertisement to receive sealed
bids (#9900-38) for a hydraulic excavator for.
the Road Department, the following bids
were received and tabled for review and rec-
ommendation by Assistant Road
Superintendent Flowers: Beard Equipment
Company $111,149.00; J. D. Swearingen
Equipment Company, Inc. No Bid: M. D.
Moody & Sons, Inc. $ 96,800.00; Thompson
Tractor Company, Inc. $108,234.00; Tractor
& Equipment Company $113,263.00.
RECEIVE BIDS #9900-39/RADIO
REPEATER (SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT)-
Pursuant to advertisement to receive sealed
bids (#9900-39) for a new radio repeater, the
following bids were received and tabled for
review and recommendation by Administra-
tor Wells: First Communications $15,494.75:
Hiland Communications $19,299.85:


Precision Communications, Inc. $12,719.00;
Marketronics $15,514.27.
RECEIVE BIDS #9900-40/FINANCING '
(SOLID WASTE DEPARTMENT)-Pursuaint
to advertisement to receive sealed bids
(#9900-40) for financing for a pickup for the
Solid Waste Department, in the amount of
$24,924.00, the following bids were received
and tabled for review and recommendation
by Solid Waste Director Danford: Capital City
Bank 6.05% 3 years; Wewahitchka State
Bank 8.50% 3 years.
RECEIVE BIDS #9900-42/USED
TRACTOR WITH FIFTH-WHEEL (ROAD
DEPT.)-Pursuant to advertisement to
receive sealed bids (#9900-42) for a used
tractor with 5th-Wheel for the Road
Department, the following bids were received
and tabled for review and recornrnmend'3au.-,n"
by Assistant Road Supenntenderl Flowers
J D S,'eeariJiarn Equipment Compan Inc'
.No Bid Tallhas.ee Mlack Sale, N.:.rth
Fluncida intcrnati-,nal S25 950 00 Option.
Two: Even Trade for the Countr a 1991 Mack.
Dump Truck.
RECEIVE BIDS r9900-43/WARNING
SIREN (HOWARD CREEK FIRE DEPART-
MENT)-Pursuant to advertisement .to *
receive sealed bids (#9900-43) for a warning
siren for the H.:,,ard Crrk Fire Department,
the I.,II....ing bid v.as received and tabled for
review and recommendation by Cehic!'
Administrator Butler Hiland C.ommuni-
cations $11,325.00, Alternate S6 35 00'
RECEIVE BIDS #9900-44/ONE-TON
SERVICE TRUCK (ROAD DEPARTMENT)-
Pursuant to advertisement to receive sealed
bids (#9900-44) for a c.ne-.'n service L-u.:k
for the Road Department, the following bids
were received and tabled for review and rec-
ommendation by Assistant Road
Superintendent Flowers: Champion,
Chevrolet $21,137.00; Orville Beckford
Ford/Mercury, $22,975.00, Alternate.
'$21,100.00.
RECEIVE BIDS #9900-45/SELL USED
EQUIPMENT (MOSQUITO. CONTROL.
DEPT.)--Pursuant to advertisement to
receive sealed bids (#9900-45) for used
equipment for the Mosquito Control
Department (A Ford 5000 Tractor. B 1985
GMC Truck, C Link Belt LS78, D 1986.
Ford F-150 Pickup Truck, E 1988 Ford.
L9000 Dump Truck), the following bids were
received and tabled for review and recom-
mendation by Mosquito Control Director
Bearden:
(A B C D E) [listed respectively fol--
lowing bid offerer
.Donnie Brake, $811.50, $.00, $.00,,'
$141.50, $ .00; Roy Causey, $1,250.0Q0, .
$250.00. $500.00, $.00; $.00; Malcolm
Garrett, $954.00, S650 00 S200.00,
$426.00, $4,200.00; Jake H3 :rith. $.00;

$.00, $.00, $.00, $7,100.00; Michael Lister,
$600.00, $.00, $.00, $.00, $00;.
Southeastern Mech., $.00. $.00. $.00, $.00,
$8,000.00; Tallahassee Mack, $.0., $.00,.
$.00, $.00, $5,500.00; Weeks Auction Co .
$2,000.00, $500.00, $.00, $500.00. -
$3.500.00; Vohn Morris, $:00, $.00..
$1,000.00, $.00, $2,000.00.
RECEIVE BIDS #9900-46/PICKUP.
(ROAD DEPARTMENT)-Pursuant to adver-
tisement to receive sealed bids (#9900-46) for
a 4-wheel drive pickup truck for the Road
Depanrtrient the following bids uere rece..ed
and tabled for review and recomrnenda._on
by Assistant Road Superintendent FlowPre-.
Champion Che-.-rolet $21 425 00: Orville
Becklord Ford .'Nercur% S19.314.00
RECEIVE BIDS s9900-47/JAIL MED-
ICAL DIRECTOR-Fursu-anm to advertise-
ment to receiwe -aled proposal_ in9900-471
for a Medica1 Director for the laiJ. r.he Iollo "-
ing pr.po,.al was recened and tabled for
re,.ilew and recomrnrendatiun by C hief
Admi-i_.trator Butler North Flouna Medical
Center Dr Miahinder Ajit ,1 200.'00 per
month
PUBLIC HEARING COMPREHEN-
SIVE PLAN AMENDMENT-Pursuant to
adlerij.-riernt to rold public lieann-s tc con-
.i der adupuon of an ,ordmirance amending the
Comp Plan Anttrneyi McFarland read the
Frop.:-.cd .,rdm-icre r\ utle There being nno
pFtIi:. c...mmenrt -'. ..m.riiioner Ye agcr
mn-jtned to a-idopt te, proposed ordinance
and C...nmmi'siorer Peters ,ec,.nded the
motiuln .Atler diicu.. ron reaardin,3 the pro.
Spcsed trali,, cirrulaion change
C,.m.rnur i.',ner F'eters -withdrew mne 'second
'ancdi C.ommrtni..ner 'eager v.t-harew the
riouon a- there till be a second public rnear-
ing priorr Lt, ad.o:puon.
PUBLIC HEARING CODE ENFORCE-
MENT ORDINANCE--Fursuant to advertse-
ment to hold a public heanng to adopt a code
enforcement ordinancee, Attorney McFarland'
read the proposed ordinance by utile
Commissioner Peters motioned to adopt the
proposed ordinance, and Commissioner
Knox seconded the motion lpon inquti b\t
Sally Malone, Attorney McFarland reported
that David Johnson, from Jackson Couintv
will serve as rne County's Special lMaster.
Upon inquiry by Joe Hooper regarding there
t-,r,g enforcement conflict. with the Sheriffs
Department Attornei MrcFarland reported
-Jiat the Code EnfrLemnient Officer will work
in conjunction with the Sheriffs Department.
After discussion between Commissioner
Stanley and Attorrney McFarland regarding
Commissioner Stanley s relationship with
Daid Johns-.rn Iserves on the Jackson,
County Transportation Board),. the motion
passed 4-0. with Commissioner Stanley
abstaining.
PUBLIC HEARING LOW INTEREST
HOUSING PROGRAM-Upon discussion by
Attorney McFarland, Ralph Cellon of
Morgan-Keegan (on behalf of the Bay County
Housing Authority), appeared before the
Board to hold a T.E.F.R.A. hearing to receive
input regarding the possibility of Gulf
County's participation in a low-interest
housing program through the Bay County
Housing Authority. Mr. Cellon discussed the
program being Offered to provide low-interest
financing to first-home buyers. Upon call for
public comment, Karen Hag ar, of Capital
City Bank, appeared before the Board to
report that Capital City Bank will participate
in this program, but only if the County works
with the Escambia County Housing
Authority. Catherine Driver, of William R.
Hough (on behalf of the Escambia County
Housing Authority) appeared before the
Board to discuss their program, and to
request that the Couinty allow them to also
hold a T.E.F.R.A. public hearing.
Commissioner Peters motioned to hold this
hearing at the next regular -meeting
(September 12th). and Commissioner
Stanley seconded the motion. Upon discus-
sion by Commissioner Peters, Chairman
Traylor requested that representatives of
both parties (Bay County and Escambia
County) meet with S.H.I.P. Administrator
Williams and Attorney McFarland to provide
information about the programs prior to the
next regular meeting. After discussion by
David Langston regarding the possibility of a
member of the public serving on the commit-
tee. no further public comment was received.
The motion then passed unanimously.
ELECTION 2000-Supervisor of
Elections Robinson appeared before the
Board to discuss to changes regarding
Election 2000, as follows:
1) Universal ,Primary Contest If all
candidates are of the same party, everyone
can vote on that race in September (Clerk of
the Circuit Court and Superintendent of
Schools fall in this category for this election).


2) School Board members are non-par-
tisan, and everyone can vote on them (by dis-
trict) in September.
3) She reported that the entire County

will vote according to the County Seat time
zone, which means Eastern time zone votes
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Central time zone
votes 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Supervisor of Elections Robinson
reported that there will be 11 different bal-
lots, and she presented samples for the
Board's review. Chairman Traylor thanked
her for attending the meeting to discuss
these changes.
COURTHOUSE SPACE SUPERVISOR
OF ELECTIONS-Maintenance Superinten-
dent Bearden reported that he recommends
the Board extend the Supervisor of Elections
office space to include portions of the
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Emergency Management Office, once the
election is over (Emergency Management
Office will be moved to the new
Administration Building), to provide more
space in that office.
.sADVERTISE FOR BIDS FINANC-
ING/MOSQUITO CONTROL DEPT. DUMP
TRUCK-Upon request by Mosquito Control
Director Bearden, Commissioner Peters
motioned to advertise to receive sealed bids
for, financing ($79.959.00) for the new
Mosquito Control Department Dump Truck.
Commissioner Stanley seconded the motion,
and it passed unanimously.
AWARD BIDS #9900-45/SELL USED
EQUIPMENT MOSQUITO CONTROL
DEPT.-Upon recommendation by Mosquito
Control Director Bearden, Commissioner
Peters motioned to award the bids for sale of
used equipment at the Mosquito. Control
Department, as follows. Commissioner
Stanley seconded the motion, and it passed
unanimously.
A. Weeks Auction Company, $2,000.00,
Ford. 5000 Tractor
B. Malcolm Garrett, $650.00, 1985
GMC Pickup Truck
C. Vohn Morris, $1,000.00, Link Belt
LS78
.D. Weeks Auction Company, $500.00.
1986 Ford F-150 Pickup Truck
E. Southeastern Mechanical,
$8,000.00, 1988 Ford L9000 Dump Truck
LITIGATION G.R.I.T.-Attorney
McFarland reported that the member claims
payments have increased during the.G.R.I.T.
(previous workmen's compensation carrier)
bankruptcy litigation, and he suggested that
someone from the County attend a creditor's
meeting to be held 'on September 12th in
Tampa. Chairman Traylor requested that
Attorney McFarland attend the meeting.
DASCO MARINE AIRPORT ROAD
PAVING GRANT-Chief Administrator Butler
reported that the Corps of Engineers and
D.E.P. have agreed to allow the developer at
Dasco Marine to do some mitigation on the
airport property, and the developer has
requested that 6 feet of the road right-of-way
to be paved remain wetlands (6' x 2500'
area). and that the County request a grant
extension on their behalf. Commissioner
Yeager motioned to proceed with this
request. Commissioner Stanley seconded the
motion, and it passed unanimously.
INSURANCE VENDORS-Chief Admin-
istrator Butler reported that a private insur-
ance carrier has requested permission to
visit the County. employees to solicit insur-
ance policies (life, cancer, etc.) and, upon his
request. Commissioner Peters motioned to'
advertise a notice that all insurance compa-
nies *interested in providing this service
should contact the Chief Administrator's
Office. Commissioner Stanley seconded the
Motion, and it passed unanimously.
INVOICES ADMINISTRATION
BUILDING-Chief Administrator Butler pre-
sented 2 invoices from Fisher Construction
for the air conditioning system ($12,000.00)
and the ceiling ($15,000.00) for the new
administration building. Commissioner
Yeager'motioned to approve these invoices,
and Commissioner Knox seconded the
motion. After discussion by Commissioner
Stanley regarding the Board's policy about
invoices being placed in the agenda, the
motion passed unanimously.
AWARD BID #9900-43 H.C.F.D.
WARNING SIREN/BUDGET AMENDMENT-
Chief Administrator 'Butler recommended
that- the Board award Bid #9900-43 (for the
warning siren for Howard Creek Fire
Department) to Hiland Communications, in
the amount of $6,395.00 (alternate bid).
Uppn inquiry by Chairman Traylor, Bob Britt
(of Howard Creek Fire Department) reported
on the need for the siren at Howard Creek.
: ,..ommil-_'.uner taniley- then, motioned to
., ard ir,.- "b.d as recommended, and
.mrr ,-i, i:,ner leaderr seconded the motion
for 'discussion regadiing fin anc: tri.g After dis-
cussion by Frankie Stanley and Carl 'Fox
about the need for' the Warning siren.
Commissioner Stanley amended the motion
.to include amending the General Fund bud-
get (as follows) to pay this expense.
Commissioner Yeager's second remained,
and the motion passed unanimously.
BUDGET AMENDMENT #16_.
'Amend the General Fund budget to
fund the warning :irenr, for the Howard Creek
Fire Department (Bid i9910 4313 ,
GENERAL FUND
EXPENDITURES:
HOWARD CREEK FIRE DEPT.: Equipment
,H2722-64000, Original Budget $.00,
.nrire -e $6,395.00, Decrease$.00. Amended
Budget 5,' 395.00
REEF.V ES :
Reserve for Contingencies #99984-95000,
Original Budget $1'88,557.00. Increase $.00,
Decrease $6,395.00, Amended Budget
S2 162 00 ,
AWARD BID #9900-47 JAIL MED-
ICAL DIRECTOR-Upon recommendation
by Chief Administrator Butler. Commissioner
Stanley motioned to award Bid #9900-47 for
the Jail Medical Director to North Florida
Medical Centers, Inc. and Dr! Malvinder Ajit,
at the rate of $1,200.00 per month (the same
amount as the previous Jail Medical
Director). Commissioner Yeager seconded the
motion, and it passed unanimously.
BID #9900-36- STORM SHUTTER
PROJECT REJECT/RE-ADVERTISE FOR
BIDS-Upon recommendation by Emergency
Management Coordinator Nelson,
Commissioner Yeager motioned'to reject the
bids. (#9900-36) received for the Storm
Shutter Project. Commissioner Stanley sec-
onded the motion, and it passed unanimous-
ly. Commissioner Stanley then motioned.to
re-advertise to receive bids for this project.
Commissioner Yeager seconded the motion,
and it passed unanimously.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS WETAP-
, PO LANDFILL STORMWATER STUDY-
S Upon request by Solid- Waste Director
Danford. Commissioner Peters motioned to
advertise for R.F.P.s for a stormwater feasi-
bility study for Wetappo Landfill.
Commissioner Yeager seconded the motion
and. after discussion about payment of this
expense (approximately $15,000.00-
$20,000.00). the motionspassed unanimous-
ly.
AWARD BID #9900-40/FINANCING -
SOLID WASTE DEPT. PICKUP-Upon rec-
ommnendation by Solid Waste Director
Danford. Commissioner Peters motioned to
award Bid #9900-40 (for financing of
$24.924.00 for a Solid Waste Department
pickup) to Capital City Bank, at a rate of
6.05% for 3 years. Commissioner Stanley
seconded the motion, and it passed unani-
mously.
PICKUP SOLID WASTE DEPART-
MENT-Upon inquiry by Solid Waste
S Director Danford about the possibility of
'piggy-backing" Bid #9900-46 (Road
Department pickup truck) to purchase
another truck for the Solid Waste
Department, Attorney McFarland reported
that the Board would need to receive bids for
the additional truck.. as the Road
Department is not purchasing through State
SContract.
WETAPPO LANDFILL-Solid Waste
SDirector Danford reported on possible prob-
lems with the Florida Department of
Environmental Protection regarding a


stormwater variance request at Wetappo,
Landfill.
GRANT ACCEPTANCE SOLID
WASTE-Upon motion by Commissioner
Peters, second by Commissioner Stanley,
and unanimous vote, the Board agreed for
the Chairman to execute the grant accep-
tance documents for the Solid Waste Grants
for 2000-2001.
GULF COUNTY .MAP-Solid Waste
Director Danford presented a County Map
prepared by Penny Ford with the G.I.S. map-
* ping system.
WETAPPO LANDFILL-Upon inquiry
by Commissioner Stanley, Solid' Waste


Director Danford reported on a letter received
from D.E.P. stating that 3 of the containment
dikes for the oil/petroletam products will not
hold 110% of the amount of the product held
in the tanks, and he discussed that
"sealant", pipe and filler are needed to correct
this problem,
The meeting recessed at 7:14 p.m.,
E.D.T.
The meeting reconvened at 7:31 p.m.,
E.D.T.
PUBLIC HEARING CODE ENFORCE-
MENT ORDINANCE-Attorney McFarland
reported that the Code Enforcement
Ordinance must be advertised twice before
adoption, and the final hearing will be held
on September 12th at 6:05 p.m., E.D.T. Upon
motion by Commissioner Yeager, second by
Commissioner Stanley. and unanimous vote,
the Board rescinded the previous motion to
adopt this ordinance.
PICKUP SOLID WASTE DEPART-
MENT-Upon request by Solid Waste
Director Danford, the Board agreed for him
to purchase a pickup for the Solid Waste
Department through State Contract.
*AWARD BID #9900-37/ROAD
DEPARTMENT LOADER-Upon recommen-
dation by Assistant Road Superintendent
Flowers, Commissioner Stanley motioned to
award Bid #9900-37 (for the rubber-tired.
loader) to Thompson Tractor Company, in
the amount of $110,779.00. Commissioner
Yeager seconded the motion, and it passed
unanimously.
AWARD BID #9900-38/ROAD
DEPARTMENT EXCAVATOR-Upon recom-
mendation by Assistant Road
Superintendent Flowers, Commissioner
Stanley motioned to award Bid #9900-38 (for
the crawler-type hydraulic excavator) to
Thompson Tractor Company, in the amount
of $108,234.00. Commissioner Yeager sec-
onded the motion, and it passed unanimous-
ly.
AWARD, BID #9900-42/ROAD DE-
PARTMENT USED TRACTOR-Upon recom-
mendation by Assistant Road
Superintendent Flowers, Commissioner
Yeager. motioned to accept Option 2 of
Tallahassee Mack Sales bid for a used trac-
tor with a fifth-wheel for the Road
Department (even trade with the County for a
1991 Mack Dump Truck). Commissioner'
Stanley seconded the motion, and.it passed
unanimously.
AWARD BID #9900-44/ROAD
DEPARTMENT SERVICE TRUCK-Upon re-
commendation by Assistant Road
Superintendent Flowers, Commissioner
Knox motioned to award Bid #9900-44 (for a
one-ton service truck). to Champion
Chevrolet, in the amount of $21,137.00.
Commissioner Yeager seconded the motion,
and it passed unanimously.
AWARD BID #9900-46/ROAD. DE-
PARTMENT PICKUP-Upon recommenda-
tion by Assistant Road Superintendent
Flowers, Commissioner Yeager motioned to
award Bid #9900-46 (pickup truck) to
Champion Chevrolet, in the amount of
$21,425.00. Commissioner Stanley seconded
the motion and, after discussion about this
being the best bid, the motion passed unan-
imously.
AWARD BID #9900-39/RADIO
REPEATER SYSTEM-Upon recommenda-
tion by Emergency Management Director
Wells, Commissioner Peters motioned to
award Bid #9900-39 (for the new radio
repeater system) to Precision Communica-
tions, in the amount of $12,719.00.
Commissioner Stanley seconded the motion,
and it passed unanimously. Upon request by
Emergency Management Director Wells, the
Board agreed for him to negotiate with
Precision Communications (or another
agency) for removal of the unused cables
from the radio tower. Upon discussion by
Captain Nugent, Commissioner Yeager
motioned to pay one-half of this expense
from the 812 50 lMo\.ng Violauor, Funds and
one-half from the Pre-Trial Release Funds.
Commissioner Stanley seconded the motion,
and it passed unanrimoulv
HURRICANE DEBBY ADVISORY-
Emergency NManagement Directo,r Wells
reported that Hurnrtane Debbc i. located on
the East side of Florida las of the 5:00 p.m.
adlsor'), and is not expected to move into
the Gul ol' Mexico
E911 CALL-Commissioner Stanley
reported on the response received from Linda
Bordelon, of GT Cbm, regarding the mis-
directed 911 call to Dalkeith, stating that it
was caused by the way bills are submitted
and GT Corn feels that they have the problem
corrected.
BROTHERS RIVER/APALACHICOLA
RIVER/RESOLUTION-C ommissioner
Stanley-reported on a public notice in The
Star regarding a permit application (St. Joe
Timberlands) to draw water from the
Brothers River in the old M-K Ranches area
for recreational purposes. Commissioner,
Stanley' also reported on a meeting held in
Columbus, Georgia regarding a reduction in
the flow of water (Apalachicola Rierl south ..of
Atlanta. He stated that he will submit letters
to Congressman' Boyd and Senator Graham
to prevent this, and requested that the pub-
lic do the same. Commissioner Stahley then
thanked' Marilyn Blackwell for her efforts in .
"Saving the Apalachicola River," and Attorney
McFarland.read a proposed resolution in her
honor. Commissioner Stanley motioned to
adopt the 'proposed resolution.
Commissioner Petdrs seconded the motion,
and it passed unanimously. After further dis-
cussion, Chairman Traylor passed the Chair
to Vice Chairman Stanley, and motioned for
the Board to oppose the St. Joe Timberland
permit from the Northwest Florida Water
Management District. Commissioner Yeager
seconded the motion, and it passed unani-
mously. Chairman Stanley returned the
Chair to Commissioner Traylor.
RESOLUTION NO. 2000-21
A RESOLUTION HONORING MARILYN
BLACKWELL UPON HER OUTSTANDING
DEDICATION TO GULF COUNTY WITH HER
EXTRAORDINARY EFFORTS TO "HELP
SAVE THE APALACHICOLA RIVER." '
WHEREAS, every so often, a person
comes along whose abilities, dedication and
admiration for the environment and a wild
river are so outstanding that it seems proper
and appropriate to take the time to recognize
that individual in a formal way; and
WHEREAS, Marilyn Blackwell is one
such individual, having demonstrated
through her tireless efforts to save the
Apalachicola River, a sincere effort to make a
difference in Gulf County; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Blackwell formed the
"Help Save the Apalachicola River Group" as
the environmental group to protect one of
Gulf County's most valuable natural
resources; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Blackwell has advocat-
ed and lobbied for years to stop the Army
Corps of Engineers from dredging the
Apalachicola River; and
WHEREAS. Ms. Blackwell refused to
allow special agendas, partisan politics, and
big money interests to deter her resolve to
restore the Apalachicola River to her natural
state; and
WHEREAS, Gulf County should be eter-
nally grateful that it has a citizen such as
Marilyn Blackwell that has focused her erier-
gies, talents and heart into the good of our
county and the preservation of the
Apalachicola River system; and
WHEREAS, it is indeed fitting and prop-


er for the Gulf County Board of County
Commissioners to honor Marilyn Blackwell
for her outstanding work on behalf of the cit-
izens of Gulf County, and to wish her contin-
ued success in future endeavors;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED
BY THE GULF COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS AND GULF COUNTY,
FLORIDA as follows:
1. That the Gulf County Board of
County Commissioners hereby goes on
record as honoring Marilyn Blackwell for her
initiative to "Help Save the Apalachicola


BOF-CC MINUTES ... continued


totally against this permit being approved.
After further comment by members of the
Board regarding this process and the need to
see the current documentation, Marilyn
Blackwell stated that a hearing has been set
with the Northwest Florida Water
Management District on this permit request.
ROADS DEPARTMENT OF TRANS-
PORTATION/COUNTY ROAD 5--Chairman
Traylor discussed a meeting held with the
Department of Transportation regarding.
their future plans for Gulf County (bridge
replacement, bicycle paths, etc.). He further
reported that they have agreed to. enter an
agreement with the County to pave County
Road 5 on a 50/50 cost basis, if the County
will submit a letter of request. Chairman
Traylor reported that the road does not have
to meet D.O.T. specifications, and the County


River."
2. That the Chief Administrator is
directed to prepare a certificate to be pre-
sented to Marilyn Blackwell for this honor.
3. That this Resolution shall take effect
from and after its adoption, the welfare of the
Gulf County Board of County Commissioners
and Gulf County 'requiring it.
ADOPTED by a vote of 5 to 0 by the Gulf
County Board of County Commissioners in
regular session on the 22nd day of August,
2000. (End)
FIRE DEPARTMENT SUBSTATION -
BARRIER DUNES (CAPE SAN BIAS)-
Morris Palmer appeared before.the Board to
report that a site is available at Barrier
Dunes for a substation for the South Gulf
County Fire Department, and requested per-
mission to meet with Chief Administrator
Butler for his approval of the location.
Commissioner Yeager motioned to accept the
site upon approval by Chief Administrator
Butler, and Commissioner Stanley seconded
the motion. After discussion that the substa-
tion will be handled by the volunteers of
South Gulf County Fire Department, the
motion passed unanimously.
HIGHLAND VIEW BOAT RAMP/
GRANT-Upon inquiry by Commissioner
Knox. Chief Administrator Butler reported
that the deadline for the grant application for
the proposed Highland View boat landing is
July 14th, and the County should have a
response about approval in October or
November.
1999 ROAD PAVING PROGRAM-
Upon inquiry by Commissioner Knox, Chief.
Administrator Butler reported that C. W.
Roberts Contracting will be back in the
County on August 28th and will begin paving
on Lucia Avenue in Beacon Hill.
BID #9900-45/SALE OF'MOSQUITO
CONTROL DEPARTMENT EQUIPMENT-
Commissioner Peters motioned to give the
proceeds from sale of the surplus Mosquito
Control Department equipment to the
Mosquito Control Department, and
Commissioner Stanley seconded the motion.
After discussion by Clerk Lister that the
unanticipated funds must be handled
through the resolution process once the.
funds are received, the second and motion
were withdrawn.
COURTHOUSE PARKING SPACES-
Commis.ioner Peters discussed the new
parking area being constructed at the
Courthouse.. and requested that the spaces
be 6 inches wider than the spaces in the
existing parking lot.
RESIGNATION TRANSPORTATION
DIRECTOR-Commissioner Peters reported
that Mitch Burke has resigned as Gulf
County's Transportation Director (will con-
tinue to serve on the Board of Directors). and
he requested that Chairman Traylor send Mr.
Burke a letter of appreciation for the service
he has provided for the citizens of Gulf
County.
PROPOSED SALES TAX FIRE
DEPARTMENT INFRASTRUCTURE-Com-,
missioner Peters reported: that the fire
departments have met to work on the equip-
ment list relating to the proposed one-half
cent discretionary sales tax, and stated that
the Board should begin advertising after the
primary election.
DEAD LAKES STATE PARK/COUNTY
PROPERTY-Chairman Traylor reported
that the State has contacted the County
about taking over ownership of the Dead
Lakes State Park (83 acres). He then passed
the Chair to Vice Chairman Stanley; and
motioned to submit a letter' to the State
requesting that the property be donated to
the County. Commissioner Yeager seconded
the motion and, after discussion regarding
the legalities of this transfer, Attorney
McFarland reported that the State would
provide the necessary documents of dedica-
tion if this request is approved. The motion
then passed unanimously, and Chairman
Stanley returned the Chair to Commissioner
Traylor.
APALACHICOLA RIVER-Phil Jones
appeal 'ed bfl',:ore Lhe Board (I' inquire .ibout
the possibility of The, Star publisl.-ia thc
addres.-es postall and E-,iaili ..,l the
Represent:au',- toi'allow"the public to .cbni-
tact them about the, Apalachieola River. After
discussion, the Board also agreed to submit
a letter to C,,nresscm:,a, Bo'd regarding de-
autlhinzadilon of C.':,.rp_; dredinrng
COURTHOUSE PARKING LOT-
Commissioner Stanley discussed the load-
ing_ 'unloading of wheelchair passengers,
stung thai tile handicapped-access ramp
should be on the right side of the new park-
Ing area.
There being no further business and
upon motion by Commissioner Peters, sec-
ond by Commissioner Yeager, and unani-
mous vote, the meeting did then adjourn at
.8:09 p.m., E.D.T.
BILLY E. TRAYLOR, CHAIRMAN
ATTEST: BENNY C. LISTER, CLERK

PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
AUGUST 28, 2000
SPECIAL MEETING
The Gulf County Board of County
Commissioners met this date In special .e',es-
sion with the following members present
,Chairman Billy E. Traylor and
,Commissioners John StLnley. Jr., T.arrumni,
Knox. Nathan Peters, Jr. <3:50 p.m.>, and
Warren J. Yeager, Jr.
Others present.were: Attorney Timothy
McFarland <3:35 p.m.>, Clerk Benny C.
Lister, Deputy Clerk Towan McLemore. Chief
Administrator Don Butler, Ad-raminisralie
Assistant Debbe' Wibberg, Building Official
Michael Hammond, Code Enforcement
Officer Tony Varona, County Planner David
Richardson, Emergency Management/911
Coordinator Marshall Nelson <3:40p.m.>,
Solid Waste Director Joe Danford, Veterans'
Service Officer/S.H.I.P. Administrator Bo
William's, and Sheriffs Department Captain
Joe Nugent.
The meeting wds called to order at 3:32
Sp.m., E.D.T.
ADVERTISE FOR FINANCING/EQUIP-
MENT ROAD & SOLID WASTE DEPTS.-
Upon motion by Commissioner Yeager, sec-
ond by Commissioner Stanley, and unani-
mous (4-0) vote, the Board agreed to adver-
tise to receive sealed bids for financing for a
pickup truck for the Solid Waste Department
and for an excavator and loader for the Road
Department ($298,972.00).
F.R.D.A.P. GRANT/FLOATING DOCK -
GASKIN PARK-Upon discussion regarding
application for a F.R.D.A.P. grant for a float-
ing dock at Gaskih Park (end of Lake Grove
Road) during the period of September 9th
through October 9th, Commissioner Yeager
motioned to apply for this grant, and
Commissioner Stanley seconded the motion.
After discussion that the County can have 3
applications (they already have one, this will
make two, and one more will be available)
.and they can be used for land acquisition,
the motion passed unanimously (4-0).
SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT-Chairman
Traylor reported that the Board will hot con-
sider this issue as it was added by
Commissioner Peters and he is not present.
RIVER ISSUES-Chairman Traylor dis-
cussed the St. Joe Timberlands permit appli-
cation to draw water out of the Brothers
River, stating that they are already permitted
for 2/3 of the amount they are presently
requesting. meeting> Chairman Tray#lor stated that he is


appeared before the Board to request that
they take over operation of animal control
(cleanup of the facility, care of the animals,
etc.), as the offenses related to animal control
are civil, not criminal. He stated that his
department is currently doing maintenance
work on the facility, and he also stated that
he would transfer the funds for the animal
control officer back to the" Board and recom-
mended that they keep employee Johnny
Collins, Commissioners Knox and Yeager
stated that they would bring up this request
to the other members of the Board at the reg-
ular Board meeting.
There being no further business, the
meeting did then adjourn at 5:51 p.m.,
E.D.T.
BILLY E. TRAYLOR, CHAIRMAN
ATTEST: BENNY C. LISTER. CLERK


may do some of their portion with in-kind
services (road preparation, etc.), with the
total cost to be $225,000.00-$325,000.00.

Commissioner Yeager motioned to submit a
letter of request for this joint agreement to
D.O.T., and Commissioner Stanley seconded
the motion for discussion. After discussion
about the possibility of other roads in this
agreement, the motion passed unanimously.
SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT/BUDGET
AMENDMENT-Commissioner Peters dis-
cussed the need for a fenced-in yard for the
Sheriffs Department to store confiscated
vehicles, etc., and reported that they have an
area behind the Sheriffs Department (East
side of the Courthouse) which can be used.
Commissioner Peters then motioned to
. amend the General Fund budget (as follows)
to provide $1,950.00 to the Sheriff for fenc-
ing materials for this area. Commissioner
Yeager seconded the motion, and it passed
unanimously.
BUDGET AMENDMENT #17
Amend the General Fund budget to
fund fencing, and materials for a carport, for
the Sheriffs Department (for storage of con-
fiscated vehicles, etc.)
GENERAL FUND
EXPENDITURES:
DETENTION & CORRECTIONS: Detention &
Corrections #S3123-00000. Original Budget
$.00, Increase $1,950.00. Decrease $.00O
Amended Budget $1,950.00
RESERVES: Reserve for Contingencies
#99984-95000, Original Budget
$182,162.00, Increase $.00, Decrease
$1,950.00, Amended Budget $180,212.00
(End)
ROADS D.O.T.-Commissioner Stan-
ley requested that Chief Administrator Butler
contact Rick Pettis, Community Developer,
regarding the proposed four-laning of
Highway 71 (a three-County joint effort).
RIVER ISSUES-Commissioner
Stanley reported that Congressman Boyd
has joined Senator Graham in an effort to de-
authorize the Corps of Engineers dredging in
the Apalachicola River. and he motioned that
the Board submit a letter of support for the
de-authorization. Commissioner'Peters sec-
onded the motion, and it passed unanimous-
ly.
There being no further business and,
upon motion by Commissioner Yeager, sec-
ond by Commissioner Stanley, and unani-
mous vote, the meeting did then adjourn at
4:02 p.m., E.D.T.
BILLY E. TRAYLOR, CHAIRMAN
ATTEST: BENNY C. LISTER, CLERK

PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
SEPTEMBER 5, 2000
SPECIAL MEETING
The Gulf County. Board of County
Commissioners met this date in special ses-
sion with the following members present:
Chairman Billy E. Traylor and
Commissioners John Stanley, Jr. and
Tommy Knox. Peters. Jr. and Warren J. Yeager, Jr. were
absent>.
Others present were: County Attorney
Timothy McFarland, Clerk Benny C. Lister,
Chief Deputy Clerk Douglas C. Birmingham,
Chief Administrator Don Butler,
Administrative Assistant Debbe Wibberg,
Building Official Michael Hammond,
Emergency. Management/911 Coordinator
Marshall Nelson. Maintenance Superinten-
dent/Mosquito .Control Director Joe
Bearden, and Veterans' Service 'Officer/
S.H.I.P. Administrator Bo Williams.
The meeting was called to order at
12:05 p.m., E.D.T.
ROAD ACCEPTANCE GULF AIRE
SUBDIVISION, PHASE IV-Commissioner
Knox motioned for the Board to accept Phase
r. 5iubdw.i-..ri nd r.a,,i., and to resur-
face them in, il'-e 1999 F_.,d Paving Program.
(Corr,nur-ouner Stanr lci-oinded the motion,
,and t pi ed una',m u od,-, (3-0).
ROAD PAVING-The Board discussed
tic 1999 Road Paving Program.
There being no further business, and
*u, i,,n ruUun b,. C,:.ou3 i.j.i z .zr,_ KI n:.. ceo:unrd
: a'i: o nrMJ -A-"-r.': _u r-e, ard Ljnarnnrju-
'3 .J ., i r l meetu, i J3 liern adj u in a.i
12:13 p.m.. E.D.T.,
BILLY E. TrAiL'-,F. CHAIRMAN
-ATTEST: BEiNY ,- LISTER, CLERK

PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
SEPTEMBER 11, 2000
SPECIAL MEETING
The Gulf County Board of County
Commissioners met this date in special ses-
sion with the following members present:
Chairman Billy' E. Traylor and
Commissioners Tommy Knox, Nathan Peters,
Jr., and Warren J. Yeager, Jr. John Stanley, Jr. was absent>.
Others prerenit a.rec .County Attorney
Tii,.A:th, McF al.,r.d 'rChef Deputy Clerk
D.:.,li C Birm,i,gham. Deputy Clerks
T,:..i n .i-Lem.-r .rc and FRebecca Norris, Chief
-.r d Trnljati:,r Do :,r i, B.lr, Administrative
Assistant Debbe Wibberg, Building Official,
Michael Hammond, County Planner David
Ea.: h.:Lrd:,.n Code Enforcement Officer Tony
',ironr, S.':bd Waste Director Joe Danford,
and Sheriffs Department Captain Joe
Nugent.
Thil e eiTiri ,. a s called to order at 4:59
p.m E E' T
RIVER ISSUES-C hairman Traylor
re:ip.Fr'd th it L.'. me.Lu'.,i as called to con-
sii.-.r a..dopu.. ...i: r:.olu n to be present-
:1a t, Wa )rne i r.ldd,:r; a nd he is not present
at this time.
The meeting did then recess at 5:00
p.m., E.D.T.,
The meeting reconvened at 5:09 p.m.,
E.D.T.
Chairman Traylor reported that Mr.
Childers has not arrived for the meeting.
There being no further business and
upon motion by Commissioner Yeager, sec-
ond by Commissioner Knox, and unanimous
(4-0) vote, the meeting did then adjourn at
5:10 p.m., E.D.T.
BILLY E. TRAYLOR, CHAIRMAN
ATTEST: BENNY C. LISTER, CLERK

PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
SEPTEMBER 12, 2000
WORKSHOP
The Gulf County Board of County
Commissioners met this date in workshop
session with the following members present:
Commissioners Tommy Knox and Warren J.
Yeager, Jr. Commissioners John Stanley, Jr. and
Nathan Peters, Jr. were absent>.
-. Others present were: County Attorney
Ti-nothy McFarland, Chief Deputy Clerk
Douglas C. Birmingham, Deputy Clerk
Towan McLemoi-e, Administrative Assistant
Debbe Wibberg, Building Official Michael
Hammond, Code Enforcement Officer Tony
Varona, County Planner David Richardson,
Gulf County E:M.S. Director Shane
McGuffin, Health Department Administrator
Doug Kent, Solid Waste Director Joe
Danford, Veterans' Service Officer/S.H.I.P.
Administrator Bo Williams, Sheriff Frank
McKeithen. and Sheriffs Department Captain
Joe Nugent.
The workshop was called to order at
S:44 p.m.. E.D.T.
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AUGUST 1, 2000
the Gulf County School Board met in
special session on August 1, 2000, at 6:00
p.m., ET, in the Administrative Offices of the
Gulf County School Board. The following
members were present: Oscar Redd, Mary
Pridgeon. David Byrd, and 'Charlotte Pierce.
Caroline Norton was absent due to personal
surgery. The Superintendent was also pre-
sent,
Chairman Redd presided.
On motion by Mr. Byrd, second by Mrs.
Pierce, and unanimous vote, the Board
approved the agenda, amended to include a'
job description for the Coordinator of Human
Resource Services position.
PUBLIC HEARING FOR 2000-2001
SCHOOL YEAR BUDGET AND MILLAGE
RATES: There was no response from the.
general public.
On motion by Mrs. Pierce, second by
Mr. Bl.Td .r,id unanimous vote, the Board
approved tentative millage rates for 2000-
2001 as follows: Required Local Effort
(5.5120), Basici Discretionary (.5100).
Supplementary Discretionary (.141) and
Locali'Capitalilinmprovenient (.7750).- :', '
On motion by Mr. Byrd, second by Mrs.
Pridgeon, and unanimous vote, the Board
approved the tentative budget for 2000-
2001.
SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT: The
Board agreed to table action on a job
description for the Coordinator of Human
Resource Services position until the, August
5, 2000 Board meeting.
There being no further business, .the
meeting adjourned at 6:10 p.m.
AUGUST 8, 2000
The Gulf County School Board met in
regular session on August 8, 2000, at 6:00
p.m., ET, in the Gulf County School Board
Administrative Offices. The following mem-
bers' were present: Oscar Redd, Mary
Pridgeon, David Byrd, Caroline Norton, and
Charlotte Pierce. The Superintendent and'
.i.onirnev 'Fanklin Harrison were also pre-
-nLt
Ch.a rni ,' Redd presided.
RECOGNITIONS: Ms. Marsha Harpool,
Executive Director of the Washington
Improvement Group was presented the
Silver Zone award by the. Board Chairman
and Superintendent on behalf of the Gulf
County School Board.
The Honorable Bev Kilmer, Florida
House of Representatives, was recognized by
the Bo'ard and Superintendent for her leg-
islative support inr the 2000 session.
Ms. Paula Waller, Executive Director of
Panhandle Area Educational Consortium
recognized Superintendent Kelley for his
,leadership not only, in the Gulf School
District but also within the PAEC 'organiza-
tion. The School Board and Superintendent
applauded the efforts of Ms. Waller 'and
PAEC for continued support and assistance
in enhancing educational opportunities for.
students and teacher training.
Ms. Carolyn Witten, Port St. Joe Middle
School Principal was commended by the
Board and Superintendent for state recogni-
tion as an "Outstanding Florida Educator."'
ADOPTION OF AGENDA: On motion
by Mr. Byrd, second by Mrs. Pierce, and
unanimous vote, the Board adopted the
agenda, noting that page 70 is a duplication
from a personnel matter approved at a previ-
ous meeting.
CONSENT ITEMS: On motion by Mrs.
Pierce, second by Mr. Byrd, and roll call vote
of 3 YEA (Byrd, Pierce. Redd), 2 NAY (Norton,
Pridgeon),' the Board took noted action on
the following consent items:
'Approval of Minutes: The Board
approved, minutes ,from July 11 and 24,
2000 Board meetings.
Budget Matters/Payment of Bills: The
Board approved 1999-2000 annual financial
statements and Superintendent's report.
Personnel: The Board approved job
description for Coordinator of Human
Resource Services position. Mrs. Norton and
Mrs. Pridgeon's NAY votes to consent items
were concerning this job description.
Mrs. Pridgeon requested that the fol-
lowing statement be included for the record:
"I feel that we could carry out the
responsibilities with a lower 'level position
rather than a S50,000 plus administrator. If
we run into problems, I think we can hire a
consultant and it would be much less expen-
sive for our system."
Mrs. Norton also indicated that the fol-
lowing statement was for the record:
"I vote no. I hate to say ditto to Dr.
Pridgeon, but that is it for the most part. I do
feel that a very competent administrative
aide or helper could handle these things, and
it would certainly save money. I noticed over
in the Board book later on, we want air con-
ditioned buses and I'm just mentioning this,
which will cost an additional $11,000 plus. I
feel' that there are so many needs, at this
point. we should at least try to go without
another administrator because I feel we are a
little bit top heavy on administrators so my
vote is no."
Approved the transfer of teacher, Kerri
Teall, from Wewahitchka High School to Port
St. Joe High School for the 2000-2001
school year.
Accepted resignation of Heather Peddle
from her position of teacher at Wewahitchka


Elementary School effective July 25, 2000.
Approved transfer of Jan Thornburg
Brown from a pre-K teaching position to a.
first grade teaching position at Wewahitchka
Elementary School for the 2000-2001 school
year.
Approved Debbie Jackson for a full-
time custodial position at Wewahitchka
Elementary School for the 2000-2001 school'
year.
Accepted resignation of Paula Clements'"

from a teaching position at Port St. Joe
Elementary School effective August 1, 2000.
Accepted letter from Dr. Michael'
Barnes authorizing Coach-Wayne Flowers to
return to work with restrictions on trans-
porting students.
Approved Cindy Jones for a teaching
position at Port St. Joe Elementary School
for the 2000-2001 school year.
Approved transfer of John Kramer from'
a language arts teaching position to the tech-
nology teaching position at Wewahitchka
High School for the 2000-2001 school year.
Approved 'Sandy EugeneL quinan and-
V.rlinre Le.-.i- -as A.cademic Mlerilbrs..'Job
C.,,:rhe-_ for the 200i'.-2001 ..h:,:,l ,e'- -r
Approved Ashley Davidson for th'e pafrt'-'
time position of Intervention Specialist at
Wewahitchka High School for the 2000-2001
school year.
'Approved Ruby Farmer as Head
Custodian at Port St. Joe High School/Port
St. Joe Middle School for the 2000-2001
school year.
Approved Ray Pace for a custodial posi-
tion at Port St. Joe High School for the 2000-
2001 school year.
Approved substitute teacher list for the
2000-2001 school year.
Approved school food service substitute
list for school year 2000-2001.
Approved substitute custodial worker
list for the 2000-2001'school year.
Student Matters: The Board approved
Robin Gautier, a Calhoun County resident,
to attend Wewahitchka Elementary School
for the 2000-2001 school year.
Approved Candace and Travis Griffin,
Calhoun County residents, to attend
Wewahitchka Elementary School for the
2000-2001 school year.
Approved Thomas and Ashley Webb,
Franklin County residents, to attend Gulf
County Schools for the 2000-2001 school
year
Approved Jennifer Vaughn, Franklin
County resident, 'to attend Port St. Joe High
School for the 2000-2001 school year.
Approved Jessica Williams, Franklin
County resident, to attend Port St. Joe
Middle School for the 2000-2001 school
year.
Approved Cody and Connor Clark,
Franklin County residents, to attend Port St.
Joe Elementary School for the 2000-2001
school year.
PROGRAM MATTERS: On motion by:
Mr. Byrd, second by Mrs. Pierce, and unani-
mous vote, the Board took noted action on.
the following program matters:
Approved' 2000-2001 School Resource
Officer agreement with the Gulf County
Sheriffs Department.
Approved extending the 1999-2000
School Improvement Plan for the Gulf
County Adult School until the October,
2000, Board meeting.
Approved submission of the
Eisenhower Title II grant for 2000-2001
school year as recommended.
Approved School Improvement Plan
Reports of Adequate Progress End of Year
1999-2000 Reviews on all Gulf County
Schools.
Approved the Master Inservice Plan for
the 2000-2001 school year as submitted.
Acknowledged the Pre-K Early
Intervention Sliding Fee Scale for 2000-2001
school year.
Approved the Fine Arts Academy at
Wewahitchka Elementary School for the
2000-2001 school year.
Approved submission of the 1999-2000
Equity Update as recommended.
TRANSPORTATION MATTERS: On
motion by Mrs. Norton, second by Mr. Byrd,
and unanimous vote, Mr. Don Rich, Director
of Transportation, changed his recommen-
dation for the purchase of buses to the pur-
chase of two new 77-capacity buses with air.
On motion by Mrs. Norton, second by Mrs.
Pierce. the Board approved the purchase of
two 77-passenger air conditioned buses.
Byrd, Norton, Pierce, and Redd voted YEA;
Pridgeon voted NAY. Mrs. Pridgeon and Mrs.
Norton requested the following statements to
be included in the record.
Mrs. Pridgeon: "I vote no, I think we
should hold off on air conditioning until we
can air condition all of them. I want us to
pursue that as soon as possible.".
Mrs. Norton: "I vote yes, I want it in the
record that I want us to pursue air condi-
tioning all the buses eventually, Mr. Rich, if
you will look in to that."
SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT: On
motion by Mrs. Norton, second by Mrs.
Pridgeon. and unanimous vote, the Board
approved funding for Gold Card Club events
as requested for the 2000-2001 school year,
ADJOURNMENT: There being no fur-
ther business, the meeting adjourned at
10:05 a .m.


THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2000 PAGE 5B

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For Sale, 1993 Lincoln Towncar, call
229-6449. ltc 11/30
1992 Jeep Cherokee Laredo, 4.0, .6 cyl.,
4 door, 2 wheel drive, auto., power win-
dows, locks, AC, $4,600 or OBO, call
639-9000. 4tllc 11/30
For Sale, 1995 Chev Silverado, V8, 350
engine' automatic, power locks, power
windows, cruise control, am/fm radio,
towing package, and diamond plate tool
box, 74,000 miles, asking $8,500, call
229-8997 or 229-6864. tfcl2/1
For Sale or Trade 1995 motor home,
Sun Voyager diesel pusher fully loaded
$56,500 will consider trade for land or
equal value, call 648-8312. 4tc1l/16
For Sale, 1987 Che\Tolet motor home,
tranvan by Champion excellent condi-
tion, low miles, runs like new, call 227-
7506. 4tcll/16-
1991 Dodge Van (12 passenger) $905
new parts, $950 new tires, won't run.
Make an offer, call 647-5253. .4tcl 1/16
1989 Toyota pickup 4x4 extra cab, only
3,000 miles on new engine, heat/air,
Kenwood Stereo/cassette, push bar,
brush guard, aluminum tool box, bed-
liner, call 647-3882. tfcl2/1
1998 Ford Explorer Sport, Black
w/custom wheels, Exc. cond. no equity,
pay off loan, call 229-6859. tfcl2/1
1985 Ford Van, as is, best offer for more
information, call 229-2619 after 5:pm.
tfcl2/1

Auto For Sale
1995 Mercury Cougar,
XR7 fully loaded, one
owner has 110,000
miles. Can be seen at
corner of Abalone &
Auger Beacon Hill or
call 647-2765. 2p1/22






New 13' Pirogue all fiberglass no wood
two man hunting boats, built in St. Joe
Beach, strung at $350. cal 647-5648.
2tp 1/23
KAYAKS! Unsinkable, self-bailing, sta-
ble, safe and FUN! 314 Reid Avenue (at'
the -Port Theatre). Several to choose
from! Open Tues.-Sat. 229-9282 ircl2/l




Need a babysitter? My daughter only
for after school please call Melissa after
6:00 p.m. 229-7166. 2tpll1/23.




For Rent, Mexico Beach, 2 BR, 1 Bath
Duplex furnished, newly redecorated,
$450 a month plus $250 dep., call 648-
5246. 2tpll/30


Sun & Sand Mobile Home Park
1112 N. 15TH ST. Mexico Beach
ASK ABOUT 1ST MONTH FREE
MOVE IN RENT
648-8201

Angela Estates
601 15th St. Mexico Beach, Fl.
NOW OPEN
Highly restricted mobile home lots for rent.
Under ground utilities, paved road, street
lights. Pick out your lot now! For more
information call 850-648-4006.


Mexico Beach Mini
Storage Units, 6'x12',
and 12'x12'. 648-5146,
Fantasy Properties


MINI STORAGE
Ofc: 302-A Reid Ave., Port St. Joe, FL
229-6200 Office
227-6343 Cell Phone
785-9777 After Hours


BEACH STORAGE
Day: 227-7200,
night: 647-3882
St. Joe Beach


For Rent, efficient type apartment, all
utilities furnished in Port St. Joe, call
639-3600. tfc 11/30
New Executive home In Mexico Beach, 3
BR, 2 BA, fully furnished, no pets, no
smokers, $1,000 monthly, deposit, call
912-246-5707. tfcl /30
1 BR, 1 BA house, garage, all appli-
ances including washer & dryer, very.
nice inside & out, 204 13th Street Port
St. Joe, call 648-8007. tfcl 1/30
3 bdrm, 2 bath trailer in Mexico Beach,
its clean and has new carpet, 1st & last
month rent required, call 648-5033.
2tci1/23

Efficiency apartment by the beach, util-
ities included, 1st & last month rent
required, call 648-5033. 2tc 11/23
For Rent Casa del Mar 2 bedroom, 1
1/2 bath, stove ref., washer & dryer
furnished 229-6061 or 229-6961.
tfcl2/1


Furnished short term & long term.
rentals available. Gulf Coast Vacatidn
Rentals 850-648-5449. 4tc11/23
4 bedroom, 2 bath beach house $575 &
2 bedroom trailer at Overstreet $250
excellent condition 648-5306. tfcl2/1
RV Spaces full hookup, call 229-8959
leave message. 4tp11/16
For Rent or Sale, 1 Duplex at Beacon
Hill has 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, call 912-
246-1250 or 850-647-3220. tfcl2/1
House For Rent, Newly remodeled, 4
bedroom, 1 bath, central heat/air, large
fenced yard, 514 4th Street, downtown
Port St. Joe, call 770-719-8314 or 850-
670-4648. 4tp 1/9
For Rent,. Unfurnished one-bedroom
apartment at 1508 1/2 "Long Ave. No
pets. Deposit required, call 229-6825.
4tpll/9

For Rent, Unfurnished two-bedroom
mobile home at 118 Narvaez Street, Port
St. Joe' Beach. No pets. Deposit
required, call 229-6825. 4tpll/9.
For Rent, 3 bedroom, 2 bath unfur-
nished double wide, 1 block from beach
on Bay Street, St. Joe Beach $450
month, $400 deposit, available
11/1/00, call 850-648-5840. tfcl2/1
.,For Rent. Meaico Beach. one block from
dedicated beach, 2 BR/i BA duplex
$450 a month, $250 deposit, call 706-
636-4010. tfcl2/1
House for Rent in Port St. Joe, 2 Bdrm,\
1 1/2 Bath, living room, laundry room,
cent. a/h, just painted, nice quiet
neighborhood, 12x12 storage shed,
S455 a month. $350 deposit, call 227-
3511 tfcl2/1
For Rent, available in January,
Waterfront- Intracoastal Canal water
way $750 a- month, $500 deposit, no
inside pets, long term lease call 334-
677-6086. tfcl2/1
Short term rental. 2 Br, 1 1/2Bath, fur-
nished town house near St. Joseph Bay
Golf Course, $150 a week or $500 1
Bedroom cottage on the river, available
immediately call 639-3474. tfcl2/I

2 Br Mobile Home in Highland View,
furnished $200 deposlt/$350. Just
move in! Call 670-4648 tfcl2'/1
2 Br/1 Bath unfurnished Mobile Home
In Highland View. All new inside, very
nice, $200 deposit, $350 month, call
670-4648. tfcl2/1
Beautiful Home, good view of the Gulf
from Screened Balcony, 3 br/2 ba, fur-
nished. Ready to move in 6 mo min,
$1,200 mo. Call 648-8668. tfcl2/1


For Rent
1, 2 & 3 bedroom apts.
PINE RIDGE APTS., 125
Venus Dr., Port St. Joe, FL
32456 (850) 227-7451

Central heat and air
Wall to wall carpeting
Laundry facilities
On-site Management
Voice/TTY Access
(352)472-3952 .


For Rent
MOSS CREEK APTS.,126
Amy Circle, Wewa-
hitchka, FL 32465.
(850) 639-2722
Central heat and air
Wall to wall carpeting
Laundry facilities
On-site Management
Voice/TTY Access
(352) 472-3952


Now Open
GULF SHORE STORAGE
Corner of DeSoto & Americus
St. Joe Beach
Office: 647-3665
Home: 647-5106

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Long Term Rentals
Seeking property owners for long term
rentals. Call Larry @ Arline Realty, 647-
2628. tfcl2/1,
Vacation Rental 2 br/1.5 ba, Furnished
townhouse near St. Joseph Golf Course
$250 wk. or 600 mo. plus utilities. Dep.
required. Available Sept.-Nov. Call
229-67383 tfcl2/1


2 & 3 BR, long-term rental units. Call
Crystal Sands Realty 648-4400. aci12/
For Lease: Warehouse/Garage on
Williams Ave, 2550 sq..ft., 2 service
bays, 2nd story loft, 227-1429. :-.c12, -
Apart./Homes for Rent: 1 3 BR
apart/duplexes/homes for rent in Mex.
Bch. Furn.& unfurnished. Call Parker
Realty at 850-648-5777 for more Info.
tfcl2/1

Liberty Manor Apts., 102 Liberty Manor
Circle, PSJ. Affordable housing for the
elderly & handicapped. CH/A, laundry
facilities, energy efficient const., stove &
refrig., furn., fully carpeted. 1BR apts.
on site Equal Opp. Housing Complex;
Call 229-6353 for more info. NOW TAK-
ING APPLICATIONS tfcl2/I.
For Rent, Beach House across from
dedicated beach. Ground level, 3 bdrm,
fully furnished. $750 + utilities a month
229-9766 tfcl2/1
UNFURNISHED
* Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & refrig.
cen. h&a. screen porch. carport & laun-
dry rm.
* Large 2 bedroom apartment, stove. &
refrig., washer/dryer hook-up.
New extra Ig. 3 bdrm. house, 1 1/2
ba., inside laundry rm., ch&a, dish-
washer & stove, fully carpeted. No
.pets.
FURNISHED
*Small 2 bdrm. home, auto heat & air,
washer/dryer hook-up.
One bedroom apartment, washer/
dryer hookup.
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m. tfcl2/1




Yard Sale, Sat. 12/2/00, 8:00 A.M. CST
till 3:00 P.M., 8414 Tradewinds Drive,
Gulf Aire. ltc 1/30
Yard Sale, Sat. Dec. 2nd, 8:00-1:00, 201
Louisana Ave, Mexico Beach, many-
items, real reasonable. tc 11/, .
WW -To SaW 7* S17 i/ f ; ,3 ;


Garage Sale, 2025 Marvin Ave, Sat.
12/2/00, 8:00 a.m. till 12:00,
Christmas decorations, furniture, lots
more. Itc11/30
Garage Sale, Sat. Dec. 2, 805 Garrison
Ave, 8-12, baby boy clothes 0-2T, baby
accessories, misc. items. Itpl 11/30
5 family yard sale, Sat. Dec. 2, 2000,
8;00 A.M. till 12:00, 2005 Marvin Ave,
everything from A-Z, boys, girls, adult
clothes, toys, household items, bed
spreads, prices you'll love. Itc 11/30

Multi family yard sale Sat. Dec. 2, 8 am-
12 Noon, toys, trampoline, go cart, VCR,
clothes & much more 1601 Marvin Ave.
Itc11/30

Angel Works Flea Market open
Thursday and Fridays, 10:00 a.m. EST
to 5:00 p.m. Lots to choose from, come
and browse, 215 Charles Ave., White
City. tfcl2/1




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Company provides sales representative
.with exclusive territory, existing cus-
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commission. IDM, Inc. is a world-wide
distributor and the manufacturer of air
machines and vacuums for the service
station & car wash industry, located in
Highland View. Call 227-2057 for an
appointment. ltcd 11/30


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accepted at plant office between the
hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM E.S.T.,
Tuesday-Friday,- December 5 -
December 8, 2000, Bring references
and picture I.D. Premier Chemicals,
State Road 382 North, Port St. Joe,. FL.
E.O.E and A.A. Employer. ltd 1/30
Seeking experienced, licensed, real
estate associates, loan originators, or
mortgage brokers and life ins. salesmen
with advanced annualization, leads fur-
nished. Call Larv Arline. Arllne Realty.
Inc. 850.647-2628. tic 12/I


AUCTION^elp WanteRENTdOR neNe partGE SALESeEL pos^i -


Help Wanted, needed part time posi-
tion to work into full. time.
Receptionist/Reservationist, comput-
er experience required, some week end
duty & public relations experience a
plus. Fax resumes to Parker Realty of
Mexico Beach, Inc. at 850-648-5779.
tfcl2/1
Looking for Part Time WorkI Do you
have good public relation skills? Are you
computer literate? Please apply today at
Anchor Vacation Properties, 4693 Cape
San Bias Road 850-229-2777 tfcl2/1


The Franklin County Early Head
Start Program is currently seeking a
Full time Family Advocate to work
collaboratively with Early Head Start
program in a social services -capacity.
Bachelors degree in human or social
services field required. Candidates must
be able to work positively with children
and families of diverse backgrounds. We
are also seeking a Early Head Start
Coordinator to oversee day to day oper-
ation of our child development center.
The' program serves pregnant women,
infants and toddlers. Successful candi-
dates must possess a Bachelors Degree
in child development, early childhood
education or related field. Applications
may be completed at 450 Jenks Avenue.
Panama City, FL. EOE M/F/V/D.
2tcll 1/30


Hair Stylist and Nail Tech needed for
new salon operung soon. call 229-9333.
3tc 1.1/30
Help Wanted for family-oriented busy
restaurant. Breakfast cook, fryer cook,
& grill cook. Top Wages w/health, den-
tal & vacation benefits to qualified hard-
working persons w/good attitude. Year
round employment. Send resume to
ESCD P 0 Box 13913, Mexico Beach, FL
32410. tfcl2/1

HELP WANTED
LPN/House Supervisor
Responsibilities include:
*Resident care
*Supervision of staff.
*Day to day operations
Apply at Beacon Hill:
Geri Care Assisted Living
190 Lightkeepers Drive
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
tfcl2/1
Now you can see the
CLASSIFIED
w online at .
www.starfl.com


TRA DES Pa dS R IE


PRECISION CARPENTRY
REMODELING, RENOVATION, REPAIRS '
Trim and finish All types of carpentry
work, Over 25 years experience.
Insured, (850)227-7388



CUSTOM LAWN

SERVICE
Jeff Wood 227-1559



C. a.'s tawn

Service
FULL LAWN SERVICE
/ will work for you.
Clyde Sanford

(850) 648-8492


NOW AVAILABLE
INDUSTRIAL GASES and
WELDING SUPPLIES

St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
706 First Street
Phone 227-2112




Steve Brant's


ROOFING

LICENSED & INSURED

LIC. #RC0050321

Port St. Joe Call

229-6326


COINS BY THE BAY! I buy and sell old
coins and paper money. Billy Stephens,
fair prices. Home 229-1252, tfc 12/1


Locally
Owned *

1 0,
9 ^ \ OResidential
o'0 :Commercial
Termite & Pest Control
Termite Treatments Restaurant Motel
Flea Control Condominiums
Household, Pest Control New Treatment/
Real Estate (WDO) Reports Construction Sites
F Specializing in Vacation.Rental Properties
IfFAMILY OWNED
VP PLEASANT & PROFESSIONAL
"Serving the Entire Area"
Free Estimates & Inspections
Do-It-Yourself Pest Control Products














PLUS SMALL ENGINE REPAIRS
St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
706 First Street
Phone 227-2112

/ MINI-STORAGE \



5X10 10x10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
ASK ABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT!


BOB'S PAINT &
BODY SHOP
30 Continuous Years of
Automotive Body Repair
Rebuild Wrecks
Body & Window Work
Expert Automotive Painting
FREE ESTIMATES on Your Body Work
MV02522
Call or See BOB HEACOCK
Baltzell Ave. Phone 227-7229


Mary Kay Cosmetics
Betty Lewis,
Beauty Consultant
909 10th Street
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
850-229-6005
12tp/3 thru 5/4


MARY KAY
MARGARET PRESSWOOD
Independent Beauty Consultant
58 Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach, FL
850-648-4896


IA Christine Baker
Independent Sales
/ Mexico Beach, FL

(850)
AV011 648-8312


ACatherine L. Collier
S Independent Sales
Representative
211 Alien Memorial Way
Port St. Joe
AVO n (850) 229-6460


STITCHES
by Joy-Dale
229-7004
Seasonal Apparel with
machine embroidery &
other embellishments
Monogramming
Alterations
Custom Sewing


Therapeutic Massage
by David Oakley, L.M.T. -
at Cooper's Cut & Style
Phone: 229-9691
Lic #: MA0029475; Lic # MM10098


CLEAN SWEEP
Reasonable Rates, Fast Service
Total Cleaning Service
Dona Raker 227-9363


RESIDENTIAL 229-8036
&
SM. COMMERCIAl

-Painting

Scorn BURKET






21 Years Experience Insured
COASTAL CONSTRUCTION
DAN COPE 850-648-5481



fEtternohrs,

Garden Care
Specialists

229-5282

Flower & Landscape
Maintenance
Kay Kelley, Owner


WWSIIG9AIUMI


PROTECT YOURSELF HIRE A LICENSED CONTRACTOR RR0067101
639-2942 OR 227-5986 CALL ANYTIME
VINYL SIDING* *SOFFIT AND FACIA+
*CARPORTS* *PATIO COVERS *
SCREEN ROOMS *FLORIDA ROOMS *
+DECKS # *PORCHES *
*AWNINGS *SHUTTERS *
*WINDOWS+4 N*GUTTERS*


SPECIALS
SCREEN ROOM 10' X 16'-- ..-----------------------$1495
SINGLE CARPORT 10' X 20'--------------------------------------$995
DOUBLE CARPORT 20' X 20'-----------------------------------$1795
MOBILE HOME ROOFOVER 14' X 65'------------------------------$2495


IL MIN
WROM


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Seeking Equipment Operators &
Truck Drivers. Applicants must have
valid FL drivers license. Apply at C.W.
Roberts Contracting, Inc., PO Box 188,
Hosford, FL 32334. 850-379-8116..
tfcl2/L





Marathon Martial Arts the finest -in
physical' fitness & self defense training.
Training for all ages, for information call
227-7506. 4tcll1/16
Violin/Fiddle Lessons: all ages wel-
come, call 648-9496. tIc i 2/ 1





Fishing Sale! 7 inch trolling plugs,
great for kingas. wahoo grouper $5.99.
2.4 ounce trolling sinkers S1.25-Si.50.
surf/'offshore rigs from $ 40. Walt's
Discount. St. Joe Hardware. tfcll/30
For Sale, twin size red metal car bed in
excellent condition. Can also be con-
verted into a regular twin bed. Great
Chnstmas present for a little boy. Call
229-2765 if you are interested. ltell/30
For Sale. Baby Cnb with mattress S55.
call 827-1304. tfcll/30
For Sale, Den, pit group, 9 pieces,
brown, tan, cream & black zig .zag
$400, call 227-1569. 2tp 11/30
For Sale, 5 carat diamond ring,. call
229-6449. Itcd 1/30
Sears Kenmore super capacity plus
washer & dryer, 7 cycle, 4 temp setting.
16 months old $500 pair,, call 229
8067. 2tc 11/30

YEAR END CLOSEOUT! Save
Thousands on Select Models. 25x30;
30x44, 40x54, 50\110. others. Must
Sell! Great shops. garages. storage. Call
1-800-341-7007. www.steelmas-
terusa.com ltpll/30

Free "Non-Denominational" Eight.
Lesson Bible Correspondence Course.
Learn how to become a Christian & no-
thing else Send your name & address
to: Bible Study, PO Box 929, WVewa-
hitchka. FL 32465 or E-Tmail vyur
request to We'wachurch@aol.c,omifcl2,i


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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2000 PAGE 7B


MISELA [ISEL1N E[US MOBilEH:] iREL:ESTRlAT AL:ESTA T-E V


Cfierry wood crib $100 and youth bed
$50. Both with mattresses included,
call 227-3412 evenings. tfcl2/13
For Sale, Yamaha X5 1100 shaft drive,
runs well $1,000 call 227-7506. 4tcll/16
PINE STRAW
Family & Locally operated 25 yrs, deliv-
eiy & drop off $3.50 per bale, delivered
Stalled $4.75 per bale, 10 bale min-
iWnm order please & up to 300 bales.
Delivers up to 150 miles. Large quanti-
ty orders above, 300 bale price is nego-
tiable, call 648-2456 or 850-796-8526
pager 4tc11/23


-Is- available for. birthday parties.
:Magic,- face painting, balloons &
games, or have your party at Slice,
;N,Ice in Mexico Beach. Party room
includes, clown show, pizza, drink &
ice cream. No fuss, no mess.
Call 850-648-4772 Slice N Ice.


Used Restaurant Equipment
Fryers, Ranges, Charbrollers,
Convection Ovens, Reach-In
Refrigerators, Freezers, Walk-In
Coolers, Bottle Coolers, Keg Coolers,
Bar sinks, S/S Sinks, Work Tables,
Slicers, Mixers, Tables, Chairs, Ice
Machines, Grinders and Much more.
Please call 850-785-1568 for more
information. Visit' our web sit at
www.mancoassociates.com. Ltcl 1/30
Used furniture for sale. Johnnie's
Trim Shop, 310 4th St., PSJ tfcl2/1
Antique Glass Display Case, 26 inches
wide', 40 inches high, 96 inches long
call 648-52421 4tcll/9

REEVES
Furniture 8 Refinishing Shoppe
Quality Refinish'ing since 1982.-
CaU John Reeves at 229-6374

Sa L aw 9C 74 Stl


FREE Dish 500 System Receiver and
free installation. Call 229-9333 for
details. Some restrictions apply. trc2/1


Mobile Home, has covered deck, open
deck, and added sitting room. Located
in Mexico Beach between 3rd & 4th
Street on Fortner. You Move. Call 1-
334-735-3700. tfcl2/1
Mobile Home, 3 bedroom, CH/A,
Florida Room, storage building, excel-
lent condition located at Beacon Hill,
must move, call .229-6825. 4tp 11/9


Looking for a good home! 1 1/2 yrs. old
Lab/pointer mix, very smart & very
sweet, all shots & spaying paid forl Call
229-2528 Bay Bay. tfc11/30
2 Reg. Chihuahua $250 each also 2
Jack Russell's $250 each, call 648-
5306. tfc12/1
INw vou can see the -CLASSiIEKS
enline at www.starn.com


For Sale by owner, 1 1/2 acres on
Palmetto Drive, Overstreet. Cleared.
centipede grass, 1,050 gal. septic tank,
400' deep well with new pump and
tank, 200 amp power pole for more info
call 648-5094. 4tp.11/30
For Sale, Practically New Double Wide
Mobile Home, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 3
1/2 acres in Honeyville front & back
porch, double carport call 639-2640.
4tc11/16
House for sale, 3 bedroom, living room,
den, kitchen, patio, washroom, 3 lots,
fruit trees, fenced yard call 227-1760.
4tpll/16
2 adjacent C-30, Money Bayou lots,
70x200 each, across from beach,
$42,000 for both. Serious Inquires, by
owner 850-648-4999. 4tcl 1/16
2123 Grouper Ave, Highland. View, 3
BR, Mobile Home ,tLh shady corner lot,
possible owner linancinmg. reduced to
$32,500 call 850-647-935z. Owner bro-
ker' tfcl2/1;


For Sale, 541 Welton Drive, 4 bdrm, 2
1/2 bath, Modular Home on 2 large lots
with above ground pool, 3 storage
sheds, 12x12 play house, with AC,
fenced in yard, 2014 sq.ft. under air.
Immaculate condition, 5 yrs old.
Master bath has jacuzzi tub, walk in
shower, walk in closet, Mountain Stone
fireplace, all appliances included (stove,
ref., dishwasher, washer & dryer,
microwave, deep freezer.) Serious
inquiries only. By appointment only,
call 227-5453 or 227-7125 leave mes-
sage or 229-8163 to schedule appoint-
ment. $105,000 Negotiable. Must see
to Appreciate!!!l 14tc9/28
2 bdrm block home, appliances includ-
ed, $27,500, no owner financing, call
639-2339. tfcll/30
GET CASH FOR YOUR PROPERTY.
FAST. Call Kevin Welch, Pelican Walk
Real Estate, 850-648-4995. 52tp2/17
3BR/2BA house on 2 lots in
Wewahitchka. Fenced in backyard
CH&A S60.000. 639-2339 ffcl2/1


B & S PRO PAINTING
Over 25 years experience.
A good job for a good price.
648-2461

':HONEY Do LIST MAINTENANCE
No Job Too "Big or Small"
:. Over 20 Years Experience
Painting, general maintenance,
wood working, trim/finish work.
850-227-2175

S ROGER STOKES
,PLUMBING CONTRACTOR
F 647-3328
Free Estimates RF0066770
PLUMBING REPAIRS
pd thru until Jan.

P Carpentry, Windows,
u .Room Additions, etc.
S'Quality work/ affordable prices.
'- ."The House Doctors" Liec .'
#,006'651q3. P-neiai Contractor.
850-647-3452


Gulf Diesel Service
Diesel Engine Repair
229-8651 or 227-8024
Phone Mobile

ebshot Productions
Connect your "
Web Desinp business to
Web Hoiing the World gI
S* Site Protnlion .. Wide Web 6
S. E-Commerce h / w b
S..;- :-' http:// www.webshot.ws

:.'',' COSTiN'S ...
Bookkeeping Service
STax Returns A Specialty
S 200 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
(850) 229-8581


STUTZMAN ROOFING
RC #0038936.
Specializing in Reroqfs *
Single-Ply & Repairs
"Where Quality Is Higher Than Price"
229-8631

DRIESBACH CLEANERS
180 AVENUE C,
Pick-up and Delivery
850-227-1671


RANDY'S HOME
MAINTENANCE
Home Moinlenance no ob00 oo small.
/II Pha'es of home monenon-ce
Phone: 639-9635


I NMARVIN'S
I Satellite Service
o l .,n i Ca. i ii lbc'II f.J' 31'
0i tL S .',' I. l32456 L 1185I 189" U(l





Phone: (850) 227 7777.,,
218 Long Avenue Port St. Joe, FL
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Sunday 2i00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Offering ,
Boarding, Bathing, Grooming Cats and Dogs
Separate Cat Rodm Pick-Upgf. Delivery
Daily Exercise Premium Pet.Food
Hejring and Air Condiioning, .
Injured Animal Confinement /-'
Experienced Kennel Supervisors /'
Long Term Boarding. C -
Muhltiple Sized Kennels, () ,
Veterinarian On Call ... '


COX POOL CLEANING SERVICE
Residential & Commercial, Service for
Weekly, Biweekly, Monthly, Maintenance &
Pool Walk Way Repair, To Clear Pools. ,
Call Mike or Mary
227-1890
Certified


HARMON'S HEAVY EQUIPMENT COMPANY
SPECIALIZING IN CLEAN TOP SOIL
BULLDOZERS BACKHOES LOADERS
TRACTORS -DUMP TRUCKS
850-648-8924 Mexico Beach, FL 32410


Mize Plumbing, Class & Supply,' inrc..,,.,
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS REMODELING
PLUMBING SUPPLIES GLASS, MIRRORS & SHOWER DOORS
'RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL -Lic. #CF-C0572.20, RGOOS 00S 8RO011 c 18
S,,' '520 E. First St., Port St. Joe, FL
850-229-6821 or 227-3885


f Carpet Country
'Highway 98 Highland View Port St. Joe 850-227-7241 Fax 229-9405

Do-It-Yourself Professional Carpet Cleaning with
RINSE-N-VAC
Great for Cleaning All Carpet, Upholstery, and Auto and
Recreational Vehicle Interiors.'
I TRY IT TODAY!
;Vt ^


Willard's Appliance Repair
Emergency Service Available
Willard Richards, Owner
2482 Hayes Avenue, H.V.
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
850-229-8485


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I


Circle S Refinishing
Repair Touchup or Complete
Refinishing. We do it ALL from
furniture to floor. Free Estimates
This area's most experienced refinishers.
827-6828 ask for Dusty

* Residential *Custom Wood
* Commercial *industrial
A & R Fence
Fencing and Concrete Work
Albert Fleischmann FREE Estimates
EIN#593115646 (85o) 647-4047


Michael Wood Residential-Contractor.* 227-1589
Fine carpentry & architectural details
repairs remodels decks fenced
Insured License #RR0067190


.Serving Port St. Joe. and Surroupding Area for 15 Plus Years
Major Applionce, Air Condition & Electrical Repairs
DANIELS SERVICE CO., INC.
850-229-8416
4 '. kA0043378T ER00075,23 '


AIR CONDITIING REF

SERVICE & INSTALLATION
RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL
NA Ne SERVICE FOR ALL BRANDS
SERVICE AGREEMENTS
It's.Hard to Stop A Trane MOBILE. & MODULAR HOMES
10 Year Parts & Labor Arcoaire
GERALD BYRD, Owner/Operat6r m r.m.....
FL Lic. # RA0067-062

SecondMate Handyman Service
If your Mate islToo Busy for that Odd Job,
Call SecondMate


Lawn Maintenance
Odd Jobs :
SRonWestmark
850-229-8334


House Cleaning
Shopping


I Locally Licensed & Insured



Coastal Service
COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL HEATING & COOLING
ICE MACHINES
Dealer for Frigidaire FRIGIDAIRE
Heating and Cooling Systems A Wale New Braund t Ceomfrt.
6 Years Parts and Labor Warranty
S : L RA0066562
229-6907 or 227-5373




NORTHWEST FLORIDA VINYL, INC.

'/ 'HERSHEL HARRISON
V 806 Garrison Avenue (850) 227-3641
Port St. Joe, FL 32456 Mobile (850) 227-6105
... Vinyl & Aluminum Siding Screened Porches
22 Years Experience *"Insured
Warrantied Locally Owned & Operated.


u If Coast Screen Printing
T-Shirts/Caps/Posters/Decals/Auto Tags
32 Years Experience
107 N 30th Street Unit-C 850-648-5167
P.O. Box 13530 Bob LaPlante/Owner
Mexico Beach, FL 32410


GARRY L. GADDIS
AIR CONDITIONING INSTALLATION & REPAIR
EXTENDED WARRANTY FREE ESTIMATES REPAIRS ON ALL BRANDS INSTANT FINANCING
SERVICE AGREEMENTS'
'648-5474' FLLICENSE ER0010992, RA1154218


Custom Kitchen and Bathr

THE CABINET SHOPPE 1
580 Plmeno Dr, O'rsurcer left Powdll, Owner
Port St. Joe, FL 32456 Phone 648-4088 F648.'52


PHIL'S HOME IMPROVEMENTS
:'REPAIR AND REMODELING
Pi (850) 229-6460
Phil Collier Residential Contractor
Licensed and Insured Lic. #RR-00671 99

u 2026 Marvin Avenue
.d iPort St. Joe, FLr32456
License #RCb06708l

i '^ Phone(850)
S-2sYears Eience- 229-6859



H & M IR a9Tti-15lpp

LA.DSCAPttiN .
*Landscag~lAt 1rri atiO designs *Sod .. *Comost
*5prinklr 5~tems & Repairs *Well Drilling *Pa Tkre'es
*Pump 5ales?& Installs *Tractor Work vPlant 'l."


AL-tEL5 (850) 229-2738

S: Hanging Baskets Evergreens
Annuals Assorted Trees
Salt-Tolerant Ornamentals
Grounds Covers & Much More!

T'ST. JOE NURSERY & SUPPLY
i. 706 First Street Port St. Joe, FL 227-2112


Office:
Fax:


850-229-6018
850-229-8976


C. R. SMITH & SON. INC.
Excavating Land Clearing Fill Dirt Port-0-Let
Rentals Crushed Oyster Shells Mushroom
Compost and Sand
Complete Septic Service!
installation Pump-Out Repair

Business and Personal Payroll Preparation
Financial arid Estate Planning Bookkeeping Service

FRANK J. SEIFERT
Accounting and Income Tax Service
Telephone 509 Fourth Street
Office (850) 229-9292 P. 0. Box 602
Home (850) 648-5919 Port St. Joe, FL 32457


STEAM CLEANING STEAM CLEANING

CARPET CLEANING
z



Odor Control Pet Stains 24 Hr. Water Damage
2 Carpet Repairs Restretching Free Estimates


S(850) 227-50
STEAM CLEANING


G


98 or 229-9663
STEAM CLEANING


Come In And Register
for A Free Toy Box,
Rocking Chair and Foot
Stool to be given away
Saturday, Dec. 16th, at
7:00 p.m. Do not need
to be present to win.
Reeves Furniture
224 Reid Ave
229-6374


TRADES and SERVICES












PAGE 8B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2000


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND.'
FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.: 00-853
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
(Please publish In THE STAR)
AAMES CAPITAL CORPORATION
Plaintiff.
vs.
ROBERT HYMAN; TERESA A. HOOVER:
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ROBERT HYMAN:
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TERESA A. HOOVER;
GULF COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMIS-
SIONERS; BARBARA WEEKS VERSIGA A/K/A
BARBARA W. VERSIGA; BRENDA WEEKS PARK
A/K/A BRENDA W. PARK F/K/A/ BRENDA
WEEKS; KATHRYN W. SELLERS A/K/A
KATHRYN WEEKS SELLERS A/K/A KATHRYN'
SELLERS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BARBARA
WEEKS VERSIGA A/K/A BARBARA W. VERSI-
GA: UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BRENDA WEEKS
PARK A/K/A BRENDA W. PARK F/K/A BREN-
DA WEEKS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KATHRYN
W. SELLERS A/K/A KATHRYN WEEKS SELL-
ERS A/K/A. KATHRYN SELLERS: ____
AN UNKNOWN PERSON IN POSSESSION OF
THE SUBJECT PROPERTY
Defendants.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a'
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated Nov. 14. 2000
entered in Case No.00-353, of the Circuit Court of
the 14TH Judicial Circuit In and for Gulf County,
Florida wherein Aames Capital Corporation' Is
Plainiff and UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ROBERT
HYMAN. ROBERT HYMAN: TERESA A. HOOVER,
UNKNOWN SPOUSE 'OF TERESA A. HOOVER;
GULF COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSION-
ERS: BARBARA WEEKS VERSIGA A/K/A BARBARA
W. VERSIGA::BRENDA WEEKS PARK A/K/A BREN-
DA W. PARK F/K/A BRENDA WEEKS;: KATHRYN W.
SELLERS A/K/A KATHRYN WEEKS: UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF BARBARA WEEKS VERSIGA A/K/A
BARBARA W. VERSIGA: UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF'
BRENDA WEEKS PARK. A/K/A.BRENDA W. PARK
F/K/A BRENDA WEEKS: UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
KATHRYN W SELLERS A/K/A KATHRYN WEEKS
SELLERS: _______ TN UNKNOWN, PERSONN IN
POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT 'PROPERTY are
defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash at the FRONT LOBBY OF THE COURT-
HOUSE ol the Gulf County Courthouse in Port St
Joe. Florida at I 1 00 a m EST on the 14 day Dec .
2000. the following described property as ser'forth In
said Final Judgment. to wit
LOT 4, BLOCK 85, UNIT 1 I. ADDITION TO .
THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE. ACCORDING
TO AN OFFICIAL MAP OR PLUT THEREOF
ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF CLERK OF-
CIRCUIT COURT. GULF COUNTY, FLORI-
DA.
DATED this 14 day of Nov., 2000.
Benny C Lister
As Clerk of said Court
SByi/s/T. Knox '
As Deputy Clerk.
2tc, November 30 and December 7. 2000.

NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS.
.BID NO. 0001-07
The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners
will receive bids from any person, company or cor-
poration interested In purchasing the following
described equipment
1973 Ford Truck
(Terms and Conditions are available from the.
Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court)
Phone (850) 229-6113/Fax (850) 229-6174,
The equipment may be inspected by contacting
Bor,bv Knee Road Superintendent. 318 S 7th
Street. Wewahiachka. FL 32465 n (850) 639-2238
Please indicate on the envelope that this Is a
SEALED BID and include the BID NUMBER.
Bids will be received until Monday. December I I.
2000 at 5 00 p mo. ES T. at the Office of the Clerk
ol Circuit Court. 1000 Cecil G Cosun. Sr Blkd.
Room 148. Port SL Joe. FL 32456.
The Board reserves the right to reject any and all -
bids
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
By 's/ Billy E. Traylor. Chairman
Attest: /s/ Benny C. Lister. Clerk
2tc. November 23 and 30. 2000.


IN THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT .
OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
IN RE: The Estate of PROBATE DIVISION
VIOLET ERLENE GRADDY
a/k/a VIOLET G. GRADDY.,
Deceased. CASE NO. 00-0066

NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the Estate of VIOLET
ERLENE GRADDY aka VIOLET G. GRADDY,
deceased. Case No. 00-0066, Is pending In the
Circuit Court for Gulf County, Florida. Probate
Division. the address of which Is Gulf County
Courthouse. Port St. Joe. Florida 32456. The names
and addresses of the Personal Representative and
the Personal Representative's attorney is set forth
below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED
THAT;
All persons on whom this notice Is served who have
objections that challenge the qualifications of the
Personal Representative, venue, or the Jurisdiction
of this Court or claims any interest in the estate, are
required to file their objections with this Court
WITHIN THE LATTER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION.OF THIS
NOTICE OR NINETY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All creditors of the decedent and other' persons hav-
ing claims or demands against decedent's estate on
whom a copy of this notice is served, within three
months after the date of the first publication of this
notice, must file their claims with this Court WITH-
IN THE LATTER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE.FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR7NINETY DAYS aFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF ACOPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM
All other creditors oftlthe ,tecden and person ha,
Ing claims or demands against the decedent's estate
must file their claims with the court WITHIN THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLI-
CATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS
AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOR-
EVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this Notice is
November 16. 2000.
Attorney for Peisonal Representative:
DAVID C. GASKIN
Florida Bar No. 027928
P. O. Box 185
Wewahitchka. Florida 32465
850 '639.i2266
Personal Representative
JERALD FRANK GRADDY '
6d515 NW 77th Street
Gainesville. Florida 32653 i
4tc. November. 16. 23; 30 and December 7. 2000.
IN THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF FLORIDA. IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
IN RE The Esitae of PROBATE DIVISIONr
EUPHAMIA REGINA ROBERTS.
Deceased CASE NO 00-70 CP

NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the Estate of EUPHAMIA
REGINA ROBERTS, deceased. Case No 00-70-CP,
is pending In the Circuit Court for Gull County,
Florida. Probate Division, the address oi' which is
Gull County Courthouse Port St Joe. Florida
32456; The names and addresses of the. Personal.
Representative and the Personal Representative's
attorney is set forth below
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED
THAT:
All persons on ahoim this nouce Is served who hae
objections that challenge the qualilcauons of the
Personal Representauve. %enue. or the jurisdiction
of this Court or claims any interest In the estate are
required to file their objecUons with this Court
WITHIN THE LATTER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR NINETY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM
All creditors of the decedent and other persons hav-
Ing claims or denmands against decedent's estate on
whom a cop) of this notice Is senred. within three
months after the date of the llrst publication of this
nouce. must file their claims with this Court WITH-
IN THE LATTER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR NINETY DANS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM
All other creditors of the decedent and persons ha%
ing claims or demands against the decedent's estate
must file their clainim wlih the court WITHIN THREE


MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLI-
CATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS
AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOR-
EVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this Notice is
November 16. 2000.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
DAVID C. GASKIN
Florida Bar No. 027928
Wewahitchka, Florida 32465
850/639-2266
Personal Representative:
ROBERT HENRY TRAWICK
2107 Palm Boulevard
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
4tc. November 16, 23. 30 and December 7. 2000.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA ,
CASE NO.: 00-199-CA
FIRST UNION MORTGAGE CORPORATION,
Plaintiff.
vs.
TOMMY RICHARD DAVIS and
PAMELA JEAN DAVIS. his Wife; and
UNKNOWN TENANTSn/OWNERS,
Defendants..

NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the
Order or Final Judgment entered in this cause In
the Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida. I will sell
the property situated in Gulf County, Florida,.
described as: .
LOTS SEVEN (7) AND NINE (9). BLOCK SIX ..
(6). UNIT NO. TWO (2), ACCORDING TO
THE OFFICIAL MAP OF, WARD RIEGE54.Z
FLORIDA. ON FILE IN THE; OFFICE OF
CLERK'OF CIRCUIT COURT OF GULF.
COUT', FLO RIDC. PLAT BOOK 2. PAGE 4.
and commonly known as: .
139 Betty Drive. Port St. Joe,. FL. 32456
at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, forr
cash, In the lobby of the front entrance of the Gulf
County Courthouse. 1000 Fifth Street. Port St. Joe,
Florida, at I 1:00 am EST on Dec. 15. 2000.
Dated: 11-14-00
;,' BENNY C LISTER
AS CLERK OF THE COURT
By: /s/ T. Knox
Deputy Clerk ",
In accordance alth the Americans With Disabilities
Act. person- with disabilities needing a special
accommodation 10to participate In thi- proceeding
should contact court Adnilnitra tin at telephone
number 18501 229 6113. not later than seen 17I
days prior to the proceeding If hearing impaired.
i(TDDI i-FtI-955.8771 or Voice MV) 1-800-955-
8770. via Florida Relay Service.
2tc. November 30 and December 7. 2000.

NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the under-
signed Intends to sell the personal property
described below to'enforce a lien Imposed on said
property under The Florida Self Storage Facility Act
Statutes (Section 83.801-83.809).
The undersigned will sell at public sale by
compeutie bidding on the 2nd day of January
2001. at 9.00 a.m.. on the premisesWhere said
property has been stored and which'are located at
Gulf View Mini Warehouses. 2790 W Hw 98. Port
St. Joe, FL 32456. GulfCounty. State of Florida the
following:
Raymond Alymer Unit #6 Storage Items
Purchases must be paid for at the time orf pur.
chase in cash only All purchase Items sold as is
where is and must tbe removed at the ume of sale
Sale subject to cancellation in the e'ent o seittle-
ment between owner and obligated party.
Dated the 21st day of November 2000.: '
3tc, November 23 and 30, and December 7, 2000.
SURPLUS EQUIPMENT ,
The Gulf CountySchool Board is receiving bids for'
the following surplus equipment: Powermatic Table
Saw, Powermatic Shaper; Powermiatic Band Saw;
Wood- Cutting Band Saw; Powermatic 24" Saw.
Morse Machine. Wood Lathe. Metal Lathe and
other metal working equipment and parts. A bid
packet is available at the School Board Office. 150
Middle School Road Bids must be .received by
December 15.2000. 12:00 noon ET In a sealed enve-
lope marked "SURPLUS EQUIPMENT." .
3tc, November 30, arid December 7 and 14. 2000.,
STATE OF FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION K
NOTICE OF PERMIT ISSUANCE
This permit (File No 23-0172537 001 I
DF, James Hughesl to construct a 1419 square foot
pier which consists of a 4 ft by 315 ft. walkway, a 6
ft. by 24 ft. terminal platform and a 3.ft. by 5 ft.
steps at driveway #1151, Cape San Bias Road. Port
Sf. Joe, Section 22, Township 9-Southl, Range *11-
West, Gulf County., Florida, Is hereby granted unless
a sufficient petition for an administrative hearing is,
timely filed under sections 120.569 and 120.57 of
the Florida Statutes as provided below. The proce-
dures for. petitioning for a hearing are set forth
below. .
A person whose substantial Interests are
affected by the Departments action may petition for
an administrative proceeding (hearing) under sec-
tions 120:569 and 120.57 of the Florida Statutes.
The petition must contain the Information set forth
below and must be filed (received by the clerk) in the
Office ofGeneral'Counsel of the Department at 3900
Commonwealth Boulevard. Mail Station 35.
Tallahassee. Florida 32399-3000.
Because the administrative hearing process
Is designed to redetermine final agency action on the
application, the filIng of a petition for an adminis-
trative hearing may result in a modification of the
permit, or even a denial of the application.
Accordingly, the applicant Is advised not to com-
mence con.truction or other activities under this


A Prudential


permit until the deadlines below for filing a petition
for an administrative hearing, or request for an
extension of time have expired.
Under rule 62-110.106(4) of the Florida
Administrative Code, a person whose substantial
Interests are affected by the Department's action
may also request an extension of time to file a peti-
tion of time for an administrative hearing. The
Department may, for good cause shown, grant the
request for an extension of time. Requests for exten-
sion of time must be filed with the Office of General
Counsel of the Department at 3900 Commonwealth
Boulevard, Mail Station 35. Tallahassee, Florida
32399-3000, before the applicable deadline. A time-
ly request for extension of time shall toll the running
time period for filing a petition until the request is
acted upon. If a request Is filed late. the Department
may still grant It upon a motion by the requesting
party showing that the failure to file a request for an
extension'of time before the deadline was the result
of excusable neglect.
In the event that a timely and sufficient
petition for an administrative hearing Is filed, other
persons whose substantial Interests will be affected
by the outcome of the administrative process have
the right to petition to Intervene In the proceeding.
Intervention will be only at the discretion of the pre-
siding officer upon the filing of a motion in compli-
ance with rule 28-106.205 of. the Florida
Administrative Code..
In accordance with rules 28-106.111 (2) and
62-11 0.106(3)(a)(4), petitions for an administrative
hearing b.. the applicant must be filed within 14
a.m3 A ol re cpi of this written notice. Petitions filed
by any person other than the applicant, and other
than those entitled to written notice under section
120.60(3) of the Florida Statutes, must be filed with-
. In 14 days of publication of the notice or within 14
days of such notice, regardless of the date of publi-
cation.
Under section 120.60(3) of the 'Florida
Statutes, however, any person who has asked the
Department for notice of agency action may file a
petiron n&ihin 14 das of such notice, regardless of
the dtel o1' if.unli.: ~ rIlon.;
The petie.mir shall mall a copy of the peti-
tion to the applicant at the'address indicated above
at the time of filing. The failure of any person to file
a petition for an administrative hearing as provided
below within the appropriate time period shall con-
stitute a waiver of those rights. I
A petition that disputes the material facts.
on which the Department's action is based must
contain the following information: .
(a) The name and address of each agency
affected and each agency's file or identification
number, If known;
S (b) The name, address, and telephone num-
ber of the petitioner: the name, address, and tele-
phone number of the petitioner's representative, if
any, which shall be the address for service purpos-
es during the course of the proceeding; and an
eaplanatlon olihow the pelitioner subaiar nil einir
'ests are or %ill be affected bv, the apen.:'., .Jerrmin
tion;.
(c) A statement of when and how the peti-
tioner received notice of the agency decision:
(d) A statement, of all disputed Issues of
material fact. If there are r,.r.e the Feltion inu_ if:I
Indicate;
(e) A concise statement of the ultimate facts
alleged, including the specific facts that the peti-
tioner contends warrant reversal or modification of
the agency's proposed action: and
(f) A statement of the specific rules' or
statutes that the petitioner contends require rever-
sal or modification of the agency's proposed action;
(g) A statement of the relief.sought by the
petitioner, stating precisely the action that the peti-
tioner wi3he lthe agcen,k itake urI respe.:t ro the
agency's proposed jcuc.n
A petition that does not dispute the materi-
al facts on which the Department's action Is based
shall state that no such facts are In dispute and oth-
erwise shall contain the same Information as set
forth above, as required by rule 28-106.301. Under
sections .120.569(2)(c) and (d) of ,the Florida
Statutes, a petition for administrative hearing must
be dismissed by the agency If the petition does not
substantially comply with the above requirements or
Is untimely filed.
This action Is final and effective on the dates
filed with the Clerk of the Department unless a peti-
tion Is filed In accordance with the above. Upon the
timely filing of petition this order will not be effective
until fu-ther orc(er of the Department.
This permit constitutes an order of the
Department. The applicant has the right to seek
Judicial review of the order under section 120.68 of
I the Florida Statutes, by the filing of a notice of
appeal under rule' 9.110 of the Florida Rules of
Appellate Procedure with the Clerk of the
Department In the Office of General Counsel. 3900
Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35.
Tallahassee. Florida, 32399-3000: and by filing a
copy of the notice of the appeal accampnriaed by the
applicable filing fees with the appropriate district
court of appeal. The notice of appeal must be filed
within 30 days from the date when the final order Is
filed with the Clerk of the Department. Requests for
review before then Land cWater A.alu,,i.Mat.r,'
Commi ,jun must be filed with lhe Se'retarn o mee
,Commission and served on the Depairtmernt vtihin
20 days from the date when the Ilnil oraer Is llek,
with the Clerk of the Department.
The application Is available for public
inspection during normal business hours. 8:00 a.m.
to 5:00 p.m.. Monday through Friday, except legal
holIdays, at Department of Environmental,
Protection. 2353 Jenks Avenue, Panama City.
Florida 32405-4389.
Itc. November 30, 2000.


S Port St. Joe Lodge No. 111
Reg. Stated Communication
1st & 3rd Thursday of each
mo., 8:00 p.m.,Masohic Hall,
214 Reid Ave. Larry McArdle, W.M.
Bill Jordon, Sec.


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and
6 800-974-2666


5 888-419-2555

Barrier Dunes
110 Barrier Dunes Dr.,
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
850-229-9800


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850-927-2666

Apalachicola


" ,850-653-2555
Resort Realty 80632
St. Joseph Bay Office Cape San Bias
1520 C.R. C-30, 344 Cape San Blas Rd.
Port St. Joe, FL 32456 Port St. Joe, FL 32456
850-227-1100 850-227-2000
877-808-1630 888-227-2110
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Green Hill Subdivision. Lovely 3BR/2BA, 1600 sq. ft. home
with beach access and FEMA availability. Features include an

open floor plan, outstanding woodwork and cabinetry, large
master bedroom with Jacuzzi tub; high ceilings, walk-in closet,
screened porches. $249,000. MLS#6461.



SELECT HOMESITES

Indian Pass, Beachfront 1.66 Acres, Section 21, $345,500. MLS#6728.
Cape San Bias, Beachside Lot #9, Feather Sound, deeded access to
beach. Nice Gulf view. $110,000. MLS #6715.

Indian Pass, Beachview Treasure Shores, Lot 21. $65,000. MLS#6238.
Howard Creek Lots 13 & 14, Magnolia Estates. $12,700. MLS#6695.


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PRUENTAL .ESOT EALY: 88-27-11


3BR/2BA home at 1211 Palm Blvd.
Approx. 1600sf. w/huge master ste.
Front and back-screened porch, fenced
yard on comer lot. Please call your local
realtor for more details .tfc 12/1

3Br, 2 Ba. 2 yrs old, tile floors. Berber
carpet in Bedrooms, Jacuzzi tub in
master bath. 2040 sq footage including
double carport and storage, call -229-
2624 tfcl2/1

For Sale by. Owner: 1/2 acre lots,
Pleasant Rest Road. Overstreet, w/well
& septic tank, $17,500. Owner Finance
w/10% down. 850-229-6961. bcJr.tfcl2/1

House for sale: 176 Charles Street,
White City, stone/stucco, exterior,
3Br/2Ba. den w/FP. liv. room. kitchen.
i car garage, fenced back yard, $73,000
(850) 827-,6722.. t. fc 12/1

For Sale by owner/agent, 3 BR, 2 BA,
Gulf View home, Cape San BIas, Gulf &
Bay access $249,000, call 229-2528.
tfc'11/30

For Sale, Bay Front Hqrne on
Constitution Drive, 3 bdrm/2 bath 229-
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All ypes Dependable Service .
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RAYMOND WILKERSON I

647-9214


Residential house painter, call 227-
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Home Care Provider looking for employ-
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hospital or home. Efficient canng. refer-
ences available. Call 227-7364.
2tcll/30






I will pay SSS for non running or
wrecked 'iotor cycles and ATVS of any
kind. Call 850-647-3968. 13tp11/2

Looking to' buy used 4 wheeler in
good condition. Call 229-8122 before
5:00 P.M. tfcl2/1

Looking to buy used 243 Rifle. bolt
action, lever action or pump. or would
consider a 30.06 in good condtuon. call
229-8997 days or 229-6343 nights ask
for Willie. A tfcl2/1

Wanted: Homes' to clean reasonable &
dependable, Mon. thru Friday, call 229-
6664. 2tc11/30


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office: (850) 229-8588

Mobile: (850) 227-5424

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3BR 2BA $269 per month, W.A.C. All Home Prices Include:
Slep -Delivery & Set-Up f A/C
SSteps w/rils & platform to every door
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Cape San Bias office: 850-229-2777 or 800-654-8689
4693 Cape San Bias Rd., Cape San Bias, FL 32456 ,
St. Joe Beach office: 850-647-3333 or 800-411-3717
6260 Hwy. 98, St. Joe Beach, FL 32456


Beautiful Countro Lot Re.ad 1to build or
set up mobile home Has 100' Deep Well,
Large Septic Tank Inspected, 200 amp
power, new service REA \\e ja.
Landscaped with centipede & evergreens.
MLS # 5726. $35,000. Contact Cathy
Kitchens


Brighton by the Sea # 6 3BR/3-3/4 BA
single family home located in the Indian
Pass area. Newly constructed. This home
haJ, appro.\ 1750 sq ft Special feature.?
include a 16'x32' hcaticJ s',mming pool
and a boardwalk to pool and beach. Also
has 3 :decks and landscaped grounds.
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Guir Front Lot- Enjoy the Beautiful syn-
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Cape San Bias Shores. Well, Septic, and
Water in. MLS # 5770 $325,000.. Contact
Paulette Cleare


New Listing Beautiful Gulf View 4 BR,
2 BA home located on C-30 in Sweetwater
Shores. Approx. 1748 sq. ft. Features
include M/Bath with whirlpool, and dbl
vanity.' Dining./Ki combo. breakfast bar.
fireplace, open deck/patio and much more
MLS# 6571, $259,900. Contact Jeff


Fletcher .

Realtor Associates (Cape San Bias): A
Margaret Fletcher, Jeff Fletcher, Paulette Cleare, Linda Ulm
Realtor Associates (St. Joe Beach) Cathy Kitchens, Margaret Presswood,
Tommy Luster, Teri Palmer


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STATE OF FLORIDA

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS-

NOTICE OF INTENT TO FIND THE

GULF COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

AMENDMENTS IN COMPLIANCE

DOCKET NO. OOPS1-NOI-2301-(A)-(I)


The Department gives notice of its intent to find the''
Amendments to the Comprehensive Plan for Gulf County adopt-p.
ed by Ordinance No. 2000-06 on September 12, 2000, IN COM-,%
PLIANCE, pursuant to Sections 163.3184,, 163.3187 and:.
163.3189, F.S.

The adopted Gulf County Comprehensive Plan Amendments',
and the Department's Objections, Recommendations and I
Comments Report, (if any), are available for public inspection {
Monday through Friday, except for legal holidays, during nor-
mal business hours, at the Gulf County Courthouse, Clerk's
Office, 1000 Fifth Street, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456. -

Any affected person, as defined in Section .163.3184, F.S., has'%
a right to petition for an administrative hearing to challenge the '
proposed agency determination that the Amendments to Gulf
County's Comprehensive Plan -are In Compliance,, as defined in
Subsection 163.3184(1), F.S. The petition must be filed within
twenty-one (21) days after publication of this notice, and must
include all of the information and contents described in t
Uniform Rule 28-106.201, F.A.C. The petition must be filed
with the Agency Clerk, Department of Community Affairs, 2555
Shumard Oak Boulevard, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2100,.'
and a copy mailed or delivered to the local government. Failure'
to timely file a petition shall constitute a waiver of any, right td
request an administrative proceeding as a petitioner under"
Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. If a petition is filed, the pur-
pose of the administrative hearing will be to present evidence
and testimony and forward a recommended order 'to the
Department. If no petition is filed, this Notice of Intent shall
become final agency action.

If a petition is filed, other affected persons may petition for leaver
to intervene in the proceeding. A petition for intervention must
be filed at least twenty (20) days before the final hearing arid,
must include all of the information and contents described, in'
Uniform Rule 28-106.205, F.A.C. A petition for leave to inters-.
vene shall be filed at the Division of Administrative Hearings,.,
Department of Management Services, 1230 Apalachee ParkWay, "
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1550. Failure to 'petition to Inter-
vene within the allowed time frame constitutes a waiver of any
right such a person has 'to request a hearing, under Sections
120.569 and 120.57, F.S., or to participate in the administra-
tive hearing.

After an administrative hearing petition is timely filed, medial
tion is available pursuant to Subsection 163.3189(3)(a), F.S., to
any affected person who is made a party to the proceeding by
filing that request with the administrative law judge assigned by,'
the Division of Administrative Hearings. The choice of mediatidfi
shall not affect a party's right to an administrative hearing. ''


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-s-Charles Gauthier, AICP
Chief Bureau of Local Planning
Department of Community Affairs
Division of Community Planning
2555 Shumard Oak Boulevard .
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2100 .
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Itc, November 30, 2000.


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