AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           October 22, 2007

 

From:                          Edward F. Smyth, Jr., Assistant City Manager

 

Subject:                      Ordinance accepting a Warranty Deed from Cutrale Citrus Juices USA, Inc.

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of the ordinance accepting the Warranty Deed given by Cutrale Citrus Juices USA, Inc

Analysis:

At the April 9, 2007 City Commission meeting, the Commission approved a Contract for the sale and purchase of the above property owned by Cutrale Citrus Juices USA, Inc. This property was a part of the purchase and exchange of property negotiated with Cutrale for the Railroad Right-of-Way associated with their expansion of warehouse operations on the South side of Main Street.  The purchase price was $15,722.36 and 10,348.58 square feet of their property along Main Street and the eastern boundary of this area for use as part of the Rails to Trail project, plus closing costs. Closing has been completed and the deed has been recorded.  Acceptance of this Warranty Deed, as required by our Charter, will conclude this transaction.

 

Options:

1.  Approval of staff recommendations, or

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact:  None

 

Submission Date and Time:    11/8/2007 11:46 AM____

Department: _Executive ____________

Prepared by:  __Ron Stock___________                     

Attachments:         Yes_X__   No ______

Advertised:   ____Not Required ______                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :    X  Yes___  No ____

                                                

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Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________

 

Finance  Dept. __ ________________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager _________ _________

 

Account No. _________________

 

Project No. ___________________

 

WF No. ______________________

 

Budget  ______________________

 

Available _____________________

 

ORDINANCE NO. ______

 

 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, ACCEPTING A WARRANTY DEED GIVEN BY CUTRALE CITRUS JUICES USA, INC., AS GRANTOR, TO THE CITY OF LEESBURG, AS GRANTEE, PERTAINING TO LAND LOCATED IN SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 19 SOUTH, RANGE 24 EAST, LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, that:

 

Section 1.

 

The City of Leesburg, Florida, does hereby accept from Cutrale Citrus Juices USA, Inc., a Warranty Deed dated August 9, 2007, and recorded in Official Records Book 3494, Page 1631, Public Records of Lake County, Florida, conveying certain real property located in Section 25, Township 19 South, Range 24 East, Lake County, Florida, to the City of Leesburg

 

Section 2.   

 

If any portion of this ordinance is declared invalid or unenforceable, then to the extent it is possible to do so without destroying the overall intent and effect of this ordinance, the portion deemed invalid or unenforceable shall be severed herefrom and the remainder of this ordinance shall continue in full force and effect as if it were enacted without including the portion found to be invalid or unenforceable. 

 

Section 3.

 

This ordinance shall become effective upon its passage and adoption according to law. 

 

PASSED AND ADOPTED at the regular meeting of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, held on the ______ day of ______________, 2007. 

 

THE CITY OF LEESBURG

 

By:______________________________________

            Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

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City Clerk