Item No: 4.C.5.
Meeting Date: July 8, 2013
From: DC Maudlin, Interim Director of Public Works
Subject: Resolution authorizing the transfer of property located at 2323 Montclair Road to the Leesburg Cemeteries, Inc.
Staff recommends approval of a resolution authorizing transfer of property located at 2323 Montclair Road to the Leesburg Cemeteries, Inc.
The City of Leesburg purchased the property at 2323 Montclair Road from Michael and Sharon Eyes in December, 1994 for $12,779. The purchase was authorized by Resolution No 4831 adopted at the regular meeting of the City Commission on December 27, 1994.
Section 1 of Resolution No. 4831 says, “...such land to be used for cemetery purposes, a copy of said contract being attached hereto.” Based on the resolution passed by the Commission the property was intended to be used by the cemetery for cemetery purposes. The Leesburg Cemeteries, Inc. has agreed to accept and maintain the property once transferred.
Transfer of this property to Leesburg Cemeteries, Inc. is consistent with the provisions of Section 2-1, Subparagraph (f) of the Leesburg Code of Ordinances adopted by the City Commission at the regularly held meeting on May 13, 2013.
1. Approve the resolution authorizing transfer of the property to Leesburg Cemeteries, Inc. or,
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
Cost to the City as a result of this Amendment is $10.00.
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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO TRANSFER THE PROPERTY AT 2323 MONTCLAIR ROAD TO THE LEESBURG CEMETERIES, INC.; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:
THAT the Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to execute a property transfer with Leesburg Cemeteries. Inc., whose address is P.O. Box 490804, Leesburg, Florida 34749, for the property at 2323 Montclair Road, Leesburg, Florida 34748,
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 __8th___ day of _July________ 2013.