Meeting Date:           April 14, 2008


From:                          James Feagle, Deputy Director of Public Works                    


Subject:                      Commissions Direction on the Future Report on condition Demolition of the Girl Scout Building



Staff Recommendation:

Staff is recommendsing the demolition of the Girl Scout Building located at 610 S. 9th Street.  Because of the history and the uniqueness of the Girl Scout Building, staffwe is providing this information to would like to make the Commission Members aware of this project in order for them to provide us with any for opinions and/or direction they may have regarding the demolitionbuildings future



The building is an a-frame construction and is approximately 720 square feet.  The building was built in 1958 for the Girl Scouts. and is not being utilized at this time.   The condition of the building has deteriorated to a point that it is no longer used. and ishas been scheduled for demolition.  The Public WorksFacility Maintenance Division budget We hasve $14,190.00 in account 001-8124-572-6210 designated for the demolition designated for the Girl Scount BuildingStaff We havehas investigated future options for the facility.  Option 1 is would be demolition.  Staff  received three (3) quotes, with the lowest quote of at $10,600.00 fromreceived from Cochran’s Excavating.  Option 2 is would be to repair the building.  After reviewing option 2s to repair the building, staffwe gathered the following list of issues that would need to be addressed:





1.  Approve the demolition of the Girl Scout BuildingDirection from the Commission to demolish or repair the building, or

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate


Fiscal Impact:

Total cost to repair the building as detailed above is approximately $3840,000.  Funds of $15,000 designated for the demolition are available. in account 001-8124-572-6210.

were initially designated  in the amount of $15,000 in the 2006-07 budget for the Girl Scout Hut Repair.  During the rollover process, the funds were rolled into the 2007-08 budget.  Due to the condition of the building the designation of the funds was changed from repair to demolition of the Girl Scout HutFunds of There is $14,190 are budgeted and available for whatever the Commission deems necessary foraction on this building.



Submission Date and Time:    4/9/2008 6:29 PM____


Department: __ ___________________

Prepared by:  _____________________

Attachments:         Yes_X__   No ______

Advertised:   ____Not Required ___X__                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No ____



Revised 6/10/04


Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________


Finance  Dept. __________________                                     


Deputy C.M.   EFS  

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________


Account No. _001-8124-572-6210_


Project No. ___________________


WF No. ______________________


Budget  ______$14,190__________


Available _____$14,190__________


RESOLUTION NO._______________


A resolutjion of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to authorize demolition of the Girl Scout Building.




            THAT the Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to execute an agreement  with (NAME OF COMPANY,) whose address is __(MAILING ADDRESS OF COMPANY)___, for __(LIST THE SERVICE TO BE PROVIDED________  (give the bid or RFP number if applicable.


             THAT this resolution shall become effective immediately.


PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, at a regular meeting held the _____ day of _________ 2007











City Clerk