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11-13-14 Legals

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
FILE NUMBER: 02-2014-CP-0035

IN RE: ESTATE OF

VERA OTIS STAFFORD,
Deceased.
/

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

The administration of the estate of VERA OTIS STAFFORD, deceased, whose date of death was August 2, 2014, is pending in the Circuit Court for Baker County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 229 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063-2294.  The name and address of the Personal Representatives and the Personal Representatives’ attorney are set forth below.

All creditors of the Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against Decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.

All other creditors of the Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against Decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.

ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.

NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.

The date of first publication of this notice is November 13, 2014.

Personal Representatives:

s/Vera Emogene Box
VERA EMOGENE BOX

s/Edmond Eugene Stafford
EDMOND EUGENE STAFFORD

Attorneys for Personal Representatives:

DARBY PEELE CRAPPS & GREEN, LLP

By: s/Bonnie S. Green
BONNIE S. GREEN
Florida Bar No.  0107085
285 Northeast Hernando Avenue
Lake City, Florida 32055-4016
Telephone:  (386) 752-4120
Facsimile: (386) 755-4569
Primary email: bonniegreen@darbypeele.com
Secondary email: deloresbrannen@darbypeele.com
11/13-20c



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 14000110CAMXAX

BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP
Plaintiff,

vs.

LINDA CULLINAN, et al
Defendant(s).
________________________/

NOTICE OF ACTION

TO: LINDA CULLINAN

RESIDENT: Unknown

LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:
5580 HUCKLEBERRY TRAIL NORTH,
MACCLENNY, FL 32063-1803

YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in BAKER County, Florida:

LOT 31, ROLLING MEADOWS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 96-101, PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.

has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy to your written defenses, if any, to this action on Phelan Hallinan, PLC, attorneys for plaintiff, whose address is 2727 West Cypress Creek Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309, and file the original with the Clerk of the Court, within 30 days after the first publication of this notice, either before or immediately thereafter, December 7, 2014, otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint.

DATED: November 7, 2014.

Al Fraser
Clerk of the Circuit Court

By: Tabitha Addison
Deputy Clerk of the Court

Phelan Hallinan, PLC
2727 West Cypress Creek Road
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309

Movant counsel certifies that a bona fide effort to resolve this matter on the motion noticed has been made or that, because of time consideration, such effort has not yet been made but will be made prior to the scheduled hearing.

ADA Contact Information

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT PROCEEDINGS:

If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact the Court Interpreter Program at interpreter@circuit8.org
11/13-20c

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
CASE No.: 022014CA000095CAAXMX

Springleaf Home Equity, Inc., formerly known as American General Home Equity, Inc.,
Plaintiff,

vs.

Janet L. Joyner,  Gwendolyn Sitz, Samuel Edward  Sitz,  Unknown Spouse of Janet L. Joyner,  Unknown Spouse of Gwendolyn Sitz,  Unknown Spouse of Samuel Edward Sitz,  Unknown Tenant #1, and Unknown Tenant #2;
Defendants.
________________________/

NOTICE OF ACTION

TO: Gwendolyn Sitz
Residence Unknown

Unknown Spouse of Gwendolyn Sitz
Residence Unknown

Unknown Spouse of Samuel Edward Sitz
Residence Unknown

If living: if dead, all unknown parties claiming interest by, through, under or against the above named defendant(s), whether said unknown parties claim as heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other claimants; and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property herein described.

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property in Baker County, Florida:

A tract of land lying in and being a part of the NW ¼ of the NE ¼ of the SW ¼ of Section 7, Township 3 South, Range 22 East, Baker County, Florida, and being more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Southwest corner of said NW ¼ of the NE ¼ of the SW ¼ and run N 44 degrees 39’ E, along the Northwest line of the SE ½ of said NW ¼ of the NE ¼ of the SW ¼, 413.50 feet, thence S 0 degrees 46’03” W, 304.80 feet to the South line of said NW ¼ of the NE ¼ of the SW ¼, thence S 87 degrees 56’ W, 295.00 feet to the point of beginning.

Street Address:  6215 McKinley Street, Macclenny, FL 32063

has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Clarfield, Okon, Salomone & Pincus, P.L., Plaintiff’s attorney, whose address is 500 Australian Avenue South, Suite 730, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, within 30 days after the date of the first publication of this notice and file the original with the Clerk of this Court, otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition.

Dated on November 10, 2014.

Al Fraser
Clerk of said Court

By: Tabitha Addison
As Deputy Clerk

CLARFIELD, OKON, SALOMONE & PINCUS, P.L.
Attorney for Plaintiff
500 Australian Avenue South, Suite 730
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Telephone: (561)713-1400
11/13-20c

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO:  2012-CA-000171

THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK,AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF SAMI II TRUST 2006-AR6, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-AR6
Plaintiff,

vs.

WAYNE B. HOKE; REBECCA E. HOKE; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. FOR FIRST MAGNUS FINANCIAL CORPORATION, AN ARIZONA CO.; CYPRESS POINTE OF MACCLENNY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants,

Defendants.
__________________________/

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE is hereby given that the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, will on the 18th day of December, 2014, at 11:00 AM at the East door of the Baker County Courthouse, in Macclenny, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Baker County, Florida:

LOT 12, CYPRESS POINTE, UNIT 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 90 THROUGH 92, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA

pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above.

Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale.

WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 30th day of October, 2014.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at interpreter@circuit8.org

Al Fraser
Clerk Of The Circuit Court

By: Tabitha Addison
Deputy Clerk

Butler & Hosch, P.A.
3185 S. Conway Rd., Ste. E
Orlando, Florida 32812
(407) 381-5200
11/6-13c

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ)
FLORIDA PACE FUNDING AGENCY
NOTICE OF INTENT
TO USE UNIFORM METHOD OF
COLLECTING NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS

The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of the Florida PACE Funding Agency (the “Agency”), hereby provides notice, pursuant to Sections 163.08(4) and 197.3632(3)(a), Florida Statutes, of its intent to use the uniform method of collecting non-ad valorem assessments for more than one year to be levied within the area encompassed by the entirety of the State of Florida, including within the boundaries of Flagler County, Nassau County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County,  Gulf County, Walton County, Clay County, Pasco County, Marion County, the City of Kissimmee, the City of Tamarac, and any additional counties or municipalities (local governments) of the State of Florida subsequently subscribing to the availability of Agency’s uniform and scalable statewide program for the funding and financing of the cost of providing energy conservation and efficiency improvements, renewable energy improvements and wind resistance improvements in accordance with Section 163.08, Florida Statutes (collectively, the “Qualifying Improvements”). Such assessments assist in fulfilling the goals of the State’s energy and hurricane mitigation public policies and advance the compelling state interest of enabling property owners to voluntarily finance renewable energy, energy efficiency, and wind mitigation improvements which serve a public purpose and advance such state interests. The non-ad valorem assessments contemplated by this notice are voluntary and are only imposed by the Agency with the prior written consent of affected property owners who wish to obtain funding and financing for Qualifying Improvements from the Agency.  The Board will consider the adoption of a resolution electing to use the uniform method of collecting such assessments as authorized by Sections 163.08 and 197.3632, Florida Statutes, at a public hearing to be held at 1:00 P.M. EST, December 3, 2014, at the Board of County Commission Chambers, Flagler County, 1769 East Moody Boulevard, Bunnell, Florida.  Such resolution will state the need for the levy and will contain a legal description of the boundaries of the real property that may be subject to the levy (the entirety of the State of Florida).  Copies of the proposed form of resolution are on file at the office of the Third Party Administrator for the Agency, Leidos Engineering, 1000 Legion Place, Suite 1100, Orlando, Florida, and may be viewed at  http://floridapace.gov/about/meetings.  All interested persons are invited to present oral comments at the public hearing and/or submit written comments to the Board.  Written comments should be received by the Agency on or before December 1, 2014, in care of the Agency’s Third Party Administrator, Leidos Engineering, LLC, Attn:  Lisa Ames, 1000 Legion Place, Suite 100, Orlando, Florida 32801.  Any persons desiring to present oral comments should appear at the public hearing.

In the event any person decides to appeal any decision by the Board with respect to any matter relating to the consideration of the resolution at the referenced public hearing, a record of the proceeding may be needed and in such an event, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the public hearing is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence on which the appeal is to be based.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in such public hearing should contact the Flagler County Office of the Clerk in advance at (386) 313-4400 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the date of the public hearing.

DATED this 20th day of October, 2014.

At the direction of:  FLORIDA PACE FUNDING AGENCY
11/6-27c

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Baker County, Florida, will conduct a Public Hearing and first hearing of a proposed Ordinance, to be heard Tuesday, November 18, 2014 commencing at 6:00pm, at 55 North Third Street, Macclenny, FL. A copy of the proposed Ordinance may be inspected by any member of the public at the County Administration Office, Macclenny, Florida. On the date mentioned all interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to this proposed Ordinance.
Ordinance 2014-16

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, DECLARING A MORATORIUM ON THE ACCEPTANCE OF APPLICATIONS AND PROCESSING OF APPLICATIONS FOR EXCAVATION MINING PERMITS; PROVIDING FOR PURPOSE AND LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS; DECLARING A MORATORIUM; PROVIDING FOR EXEMPTIONS; PROVIDING DIRECTIONS TO STAFF; PROVIDING A REPEALING CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR EXPIRATION AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation of an interpreter to participate in these proceedings should contact the County Commissioners Office at 904-259-3613, at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing.
11/6-13c

11-6-14 Legals

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO:  2012-CA-000171

THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK,AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF SAMI II TRUST 2006-AR6, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-AR6
Plaintiff,

vs.

WAYNE B. HOKE; REBECCA E. HOKE; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. FOR FIRST MAGNUS FINANCIAL CORPORATION, AN ARIZONA CO.; CYPRESS POINTE OF MACCLENNY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants,

Defendants.
__________________________/

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE is hereby given that the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, will on the 18th day of December, 2014, at 11:00 AM at the East door of the Baker County Courthouse, in Macclenny, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Baker County, Florida:

LOT 12, CYPRESS POINTE, UNIT 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 90 THROUGH 92, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA

pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above.

Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale.

WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 30th day of October, 2014.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at interpreter@circuit8.org

Al Fraser
Clerk Of The Circuit Court

By: Tabitha Addison
Deputy Clerk

Butler & Hosch, P.A.
3185 S. Conway Rd., Ste. E
Orlando, Florida 32812
(407) 381-5200
11/6-13c

PUBLIC NOTICE

The quarterly meeting of the Baker County Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board will take place at 10 a.m., Thursday, November 20, 2014, at the Baker County Commission Building, 55 North 3rd Street, Macclenny, Florida, 32063. All interested persons are invited to attend. The Northeast Florida Regional Council adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable modifications for access to this meeting upon request. Requests should be received at least 72-hours in advance of the meeting in order to allow time to provide the requested service. For more information, contact the Northeast Florida Regional Council at (904) 279-0880 between the hours of 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
11/6c

NOTICE TO BID

Notice is hereby given that the Baker County Board of Commissioners will receive written, sealed bids at the Baker County Administration Office, located at 55 North Third Street, Macclenny, Florida 32063, until December 3, 2014 at 3:00pm for the following:

Project Number 2014-02
CR 228 Resurfacing Project

All contractors bidding this project must be prequalified with FDOT in Tallahassee, Florida.  Any person or organization that has been on a convicted vendor list within the past 36 months may not submit a bid.  Specifications and bid documents will be available online at www.bakercountyfl.org/jobs. All bids must be sealed with the project number clearly marked on the outside of the bid packet.  Any bids received after December 3, 2014 at 3:00p.m. will not be accepted.  The successful bidder will be required to use E-verify to verify the immigration status of workers.

There will be a mandatory pre-bid conference on November 18, 2014 at 10:00a.m. at the Baker County Administration office located at the address listed above.
11/6c

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ)

The First Coast Workforce Development, Inc., (DBA CareerSource Northeast Florida), will release a REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) for Project Management Consulting Services with IT Emphasis on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 for services to be performed January 1, 2015 through June 30, 2015 with an annual option to renew for up to four years.  A copy of the request will be available beginning Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at    http://www.careersourcenefl.com/partner_vendor/request_for_proposals.aspx or at 1845 Town Center Blvd., Suite 250, Fleming Island, FL  32003.  For additional information contact: D. Nevison 904/213-3800, x-2010.  DEADLINE TO SUBMIT 2:00 PM (EST) December 2, 2014.
11/6c

FLORIDA PACE FUNDING AGENCY
NOTICE OF INTENT
TO USE UNIFORM METHOD OF
COLLECTING NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS

The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of the Florida PACE Funding Agency (the “Agency”), hereby provides notice, pursuant to Sections 163.08(4) and 197.3632(3)(a), Florida Statutes, of its intent to use the uniform method of collecting non-ad valorem assessments for more than one year to be levied within the area encompassed by the entirety of the State of Florida, including within the boundaries of Flagler County, Nassau County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County,  Gulf County, Walton County, Clay County, Pasco County, Marion County, the City of Kissimmee, the City of Tamarac, and any additional counties or municipalities (local governments) of the State of Florida subsequently subscribing to the availability of Agency’s uniform and scalable statewide program for the funding and financing of the cost of providing energy conservation and efficiency improvements, renewable energy improvements and wind resistance improvements in accordance with Section 163.08, Florida Statutes (collectively, the “Qualifying Improvements”). Such assessments assist in fulfilling the goals of the State’s energy and hurricane mitigation public policies and advance the compelling state interest of enabling property owners to voluntarily finance renewable energy, energy efficiency, and wind mitigation improvements which serve a public purpose and advance such state interests. The non-ad valorem assessments contemplated by this notice are voluntary and are only imposed by the Agency with the prior written consent of affected property owners who wish to obtain funding and financing for Qualifying Improvements from the Agency.  The Board will consider the adoption of a resolution electing to use the uniform method of collecting such assessments as authorized by Sections 163.08 and 197.3632, Florida Statutes, at a public hearing to be held at 1:00 P.M. EST, December 3, 2014, at the Board of County Commission Chambers, Flagler County, 1769 East Moody Boulevard, Bunnell, Florida.  Such resolution will state the need for the levy and will contain a legal description of the boundaries of the real property that may be subject to the levy (the entirety of the State of Florida).  Copies of the proposed form of resolution are on file at the office of the Third Party Administrator for the Agency, Leidos Engineering, 1000 Legion Place, Suite 1100, Orlando, Florida, and may be viewed at  http://floridapace.gov/about/meetings.  All interested persons are invited to present oral comments at the public hearing and/or submit written comments to the Board.  Written comments should be received by the Agency on or before December 1, 2014, in care of the Agency’s Third Party Administrator, Leidos Engineering, LLC, Attn:  Lisa Ames, 1000 Legion Place, Suite 100, Orlando, Florida 32801.  Any persons desiring to present oral comments should appear at the public hearing.

In the event any person decides to appeal any decision by the Board with respect to any matter relating to the consideration of the resolution at the referenced public hearing, a record of the proceeding may be needed and in such an event, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the public hearing is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence on which the appeal is to be based.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in such public hearing should contact the Flagler County Office of the Clerk in advance at (386) 313-4400 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the date of the public hearing.

DATED this 20th day of October, 2014.

At the direction of:  FLORIDA PACE FUNDING AGENCY
11/6-27c

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Baker County, Florida, will conduct a Public Hearing and first hearing of a proposed Ordinance, to be heard Tuesday, November 18, 2014 commencing at 6:00pm, at 55 North Third Street, Macclenny, FL. A copy of the proposed Ordinance may be inspected by any member of the public at the County Administration Office, Macclenny, Florida. On the date mentioned all interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to this proposed Ordinance.
Ordinance 2014-16

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, DECLARING A MORATORIUM ON THE ACCEPTANCE OF APPLICATIONS AND PROCESSING OF APPLICATIONS FOR EXCAVATION MINING PERMITS; PROVIDING FOR PURPOSE AND LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS; DECLARING A MORATORIUM; PROVIDING FOR EXEMPTIONS; PROVIDING DIRECTIONS TO STAFF; PROVIDING A REPEALING CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR EXPIRATION AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation of an interpreter to participate in these proceedings should contact the County Commissioners Office at 904-259-3613, at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing.
11/6-13c

10-9-14 Legals

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
CASE NO.: 02-2014-DR-287

MELISSA HAYNES,
Petitioner

and

RICHARD HAYNES,
Respondent,
_________________________/

NOTICE OF ACTION
FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
(NO CHILD OR FINANCIAL SUPPORT)

To: (Respondent)  Richard C. Haynes,

(Respondent’s last known address):
8477 Pine Avenue
Macclenny, FL 32063

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Dissolution of Marriage has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on the petitioner, Melissa M. Haynes, whose address is 2920 Cold Creek Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32221, on or before October 8, 2014, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at, 339 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063 before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. IF you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition.

The action is asking the court to decide how the following real or personal property should be divided: None

Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office. You may review these documents upon request.

You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerk’s office.

WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings.

Dated: September 12, 2014.

Al Fraser
Clerk Of Court

By: Donna Stafford
Deputy Clerk
9/18-10/9p

NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE

NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Alias Writ of Execution issued in the County Court of Baker  County, Florida, on the 19th day of August 2014, in the cause wherein, SOUTHTRUST BANK NA F/K/A CITIZENS BANK OF MACCLENNY NA, was plaintiff, and TONYA MELINDA CANADY AND BRUCE OF CANADY, were defendants, being Case No. 02-1997-SP-35 in said Court, I, Joey B. Dobson, as Sheriff of Baker County, Florida have levied upon all the right, title and interest of the parties named in the Alias Writ of Execution, TONYA MELINDA CANADY AND BRUCE L CANADY, in and  to the following described personal property, to-wit:

2011 Jeep Wrangler  (White)
VIN#:  1J4BA3H18BL589489
(NOTE:  Anyone interested in viewing the vehicle being sold may do so 45 minutes prior to the time of the sale.)

I shall offer this property for sale, at  Higginbothams Towing & Recovery, 7611 W. Mount Vernon St., Glen St. Mary, FL, County of Baker,  State of Florida, on  November 4,  2014 at the hour of    11: 00a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible.  I will offer for sale all of the defendants’, Tonya Melinda Canady and Bruce L. Canady,   right, title and interest in the aforesaid  personal property, at public auction and will sell the same, subject to taxes, all prior liens, encumbrances and  judgments, if any, to the highest and best bidder for CASH IN HAND.  The proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and the satisfaction of the above described execution.  (NOTE:  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Baker County Sheriff’s Office at (904) 259-0245 prior to the date of the sale.)

Joey B. Dobson,
Sheriff of Baker County, Florida

By: Pamela L. Davis, D.S.
10/2-23c

Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS)
Planning Committee
to Meet Monday, October 13, 2014

The Baker County LMS Planning Committee/Work Group will meet at 2 PM on Monday, October 13th at the Baker County Emergency Management Office. The County encourages any interested citizens and business owners to attend and provide input. The Committee guides the preparation of the Baker County LMS, which serves as a plan to reduce the community’s long-term risk for protecting people and property from the affects of natural disasters and to build a safer and stronger community. Please contact the Baker County Emergency Management at: (904) 259-0230 for more information.
10/2-9c

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Baker County District School Board will hold the following public hearing on Monday, November 3, 2014, at the District School Board Room located at 270 South Boulevard East, Macclenny, Florida, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The following items will be considered at the public hearing: 2014-15 Student Progression Plan and 2014-15 Code of Student Conduct.

The public is invited and encouraged to attend. The documents will be available for preview on Monday through Friday (8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.) at the Superintendent’s Office located at 270 South Boulevard East, Macclenny, Florida beginning Wednesday, October 1, 2014. You may also access the document on our district website at www.baker.k12.fl.us.

Sherrie Raulerson
Superintendent of Schools
10/2-30c

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 022013CA000217CAAXMX

Nationstar Mortgage, LLC dba Champion Mortgage Company
Plaintiff,

vs.

PERRY GIVENS, et al,
Defendant(s).
__________________________/

NOTICE OF ACTION
To:
THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, AND OTHER UNKNOWN PERSONS OR UNKNOWN SPOUSES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST PERRY GIVENS, DECEASED

Last Known Address: Unknown

Current Address: Unknown

ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS

Last Known Address: Unknown

Current Address: Unknown

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Baker County, Florida:

COMMENCING 88 FEET, EAST OF THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SW 1/4 OF SE 1/4 OF SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 20 EAST AND RUN NORTH 3 DEGREES 45 MINUTES EAST 950 FEET, AND THEN RUN EAST 414 FEET FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN EAST 207 FEET THEN RUN NORTH 211 FEET, THEN RUN WEST 207 FEET, AND THEN RUN SOUTH 211 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, IN SW 1/4 OF SE 1/4 OF SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 20 EAST, LESS & EXCEPT COMMENCE 88 FEET EAST OF THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 20 EAST, AND RUN N 3 45’ ESAT 950 FEET; AND THEN RUN EAST 414 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN NORTH 65 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF GASKINS CIRCLE; THENCE RUN EASTERLY ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 200 FEET, MORE OR LESS TO THE EAST LINE OF LANDS DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 53 PAGE 736, PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN SOUTH 30 FEE, MORE OR LESS TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE ABOVE DESCRIBED LANDS; THENCE RUN WEST 207 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.
A/K/A 14303 GASKINS CIRCLE, SANDERSON, FL  32087

has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Albertelli Law, Plaintiff’s attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL  33623, and file the original with this Court either before October 24, 2014 service on Plaintiff’s attorney, or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition.

WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on this 24th day of September, 2014.
Al Fraser
Clerk of the Circuit Court

By: Tabitha Addison
Deputy Clerk

Albertelli Law
P.O. Box 23028
Tampa, FL 33623

**See the Americans with Disabilities Act
If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.  Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352)337-6237 within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired, please call 1-800-955-8771; if you are voice impaired, please call 1-800-955-8770.
10/2-9c

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
CASE NO: 2014-TD-003

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that BRIAN WALLSTEDT the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.  The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the names in which it was assessed are as follows:

CERTIFICATE NO: 09-00206
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009

DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Commence at the SE corner of the NE1/4 of the SW ¼ of Section 2, Township 3 South, Range 20 East; thence run West 210 feet along the South line of said NE ¼ of the SW ¼ to the Point of Beginning; thence continue along said South line 210 feet; thence N 105 feet; thence East 210 feet; thence S 105 feet and to the Point of Beginning. Containing .5 acres more or less.

ALL OF SAID PROPERTY BEING LOCATED IN BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.

NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED:
SIRENTHIA JEFFERSON

Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law, the property described herein will be sold to the highest bidder at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, Macclenny, Florida on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2014 at 11:00 am.

Dated this 30TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2014

Al Fraser
Clerk Of Court
Baker County, Florida

By: Julie B. Combs,
Deputy Clerk
10/2-23c

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

CASE NO: 2014-TD-005

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that REGAL REALTY the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.  The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the names in which it was assessed are as follows:

CERTIFICATE NO: 12-00527
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2012

DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel 135: A parcel of land, lying, being and situate in Section 4, Township 3 South, Range 21 East, Baker County, Florida more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northwest corner of said Section 4; and run N 89° 47’ 55” E, along the North line of said Section 4, a distance of 240.61 feet; thence run S 18° 13’ 30” E, a distance of 382.77 feet; thence continue running S 18° 13’ 30” E, a distance of 416.08 feet; thence continue S 18°  13’ 30” E, a distance of 401.72 feet to the Point of Beginning of the hereinafter described parcel of land; thence run N 89° 47’ 55” E, a distance of 677.39 feet to the intersection with the West right of way line of County Road Number 139; thence run s 00° 34’ 51” E, along said West right of way line, a distance of 399.60 feet; thence continue running s 00° 34’ 51” E, a distance of 389.53 feet to the intersection with the Northerly right of way line of United States Highway Number 90; thence run S 77° 45’ 56” E, continuing along said Northerly right of way line a distance of 613.95 feet; thence run S 00° 47’ 56” E, continuing along said Northerly right of way line, a distance of 47.95 feet; thence run S 77° 45’ 04” W, continuing along said Northerly right of way line, a distance of 234.53 feet to the intersection with the Easterly right of way line of a 60 foot private road (known as Braxton Road): thence run N 12° 14’ 56” w, along said Easterly right of way line, a distance of 151.65 feet to the point of curvature of a curve to the left; thence run Northwesterly, continuing along said Easterly right of way line, a distance of 131.80 feet as measured along the arc of a curve concave Southwesterly and having a radius of 530.00 feet, said are being subtended by a chord having a bearing of N 19° 22’ 24” W and a distance of 131.46 feet; thence run N 18° 13’ 30” W, a distance of 50.69 feet to the Point of Beginning. SUBJECT TO a 15 foot utility easement over, across and along the East boundary thereof. SUBJECT TO a 15 foot utility easement over, across and along the Southerly boundary thereof.

ALL OF SAID PROPERTY BEING LOCATED IN BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.

NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED:
OMAIRA LUNA

Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law, the property described herein will be sold to the highest bidder at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, Macclenny, Florida on THURSDAY DECEMBER 11, 2014 at 11:00 am.

Dated this 30TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2014

Al Fraser
Clerk Of Court
Baker County, Florida

By: Julie B. Combs,
Deputy Clerk
10/2-23c

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

CASE NO: 2014-TD-004

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that REGAL REALTY the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.  The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the names in which it was assessed are as follows:

CERTIFICATE NO: 11-00389
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011

DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:  Lot 37 A part of the Southeast ¼ of Section 8, Township 2 South, Range 21 East, Baker County, Florida, and being more particularly described as follows:
Commence at the Southwest corner of said Southeast 1/4; and thence N 01°25’53” W along the West line of said Southeast ¼ a distance of 37.00 feet to a point on the North Right of Way line of J.D. Smith Road (a private road, 60 foot Right of way); thence N 88°06’41” E, along said north Right of Way line, 269.59 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence N 02°42’29” W, 700.14 feet; thence N 03°27’22” W, 364.13 feet; thence N 88°06’41: E, and parallel with said north Right of Way line, 442.13 feet; thence S 01°12’03” E, and parallel with the East line of said Southeast ¼, a distance of 1064.14 feet to a point on said North Right of Way line; thence S 88°06’41” W, along said North Right of Way line, 409.37 feet to the Point of Beginning.

ALL OF SAID PROPERTY BEING LOCATED IN BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.

NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: CHUCK GIBSON and GIA GIBSON

Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law, the property described herein will be sold to the highest bidder at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, Macclenny, Florida on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2014 at 11:00 am.

Dated this 30TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2014

Al Fraser
Clerk Of Court
Baker County, Florida

By: Julie B. Combs,
Deputy Clerk
10/2-23c

The St. Johns River Water Management District (District) gives notice of receipt of the following
permit application(s):

City of Macclenny, 118 E Macclenny Ave, Macclenny, FL 32063-2120 application #135031-2. The project is located in Baker County, Section: 5, Township: 3 South, Range: 22 East, and includes 13.14 acres. The Environmental Resource Permit application is for construction of a stormwater management system to serve a project known as BTC Roadway Improvements.

The file(s) containing the permit application(s) are available for inspection Monday through Friday, except for District holidays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the District’s Headquarters, 4049 Reid St., Palatka, FL 32177-2529. You may also view files at one of the District’s Service Centers, but you should call Service Center staff in advance to make sure that the files are at a specific Service Center. Additionally, most permit application file documents can be viewed online at floridaswater.com/permitting/index.html.

The decision on permit applications will be made at the District’s Service Center where the application is processed (if the application is approved) or by the Governing Board (if the application is recommended for denial).

You are advised to notify the District within 14 days of this notice if you have questions, objections, comments, or information regarding the activity proposed in the permit application. Please direct your correspondence to Bureau Chief, Bureau of Regulatory Support, P.O. Box 1429, Palatka, FL 32178-1429, or by e-mail at applicationsupport@sjrwmd.com , and include either the Permit Application number or the Project Name. If you make a written request to the District for additional information regarding a specific permit application, you will be furnished with the information available at that time. Please note that filing a written objection does not entitle you to a Chapter 120, Florida Statutes, administrative hearing.

Notice of District Decision or Intended District Decision will be provided to persons who have requested individual notice. A request for individual Notice of District Decision or Intended District Decision on the application must be received by the District’s Bureau Chief, Bureau of Regulatory Support prior to the date such Notice is generated.

Margaret Daniels, Bureau Chief
Bureau of Regulatory Support
St. Johns River Water Management District
4049 Reid Street
Palatka, FL 32177-2529
(386) 329-4570
10/9c

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

CASE NO: 2014-TD-006

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that REGAL REALTY the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.  The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the names in which it was assessed are as follows:

CERTIFICATE NO: 10-00261
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2010

DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:
That part of the Southeast ¼ of the Northeast ¼ South of Baybranch and East of Richardson Road (A county maintained road) and that part of the Southeast ¼ North of Green’s Creek and East of Richardson Road, of Section 25, Township 3 South, Range 20 East, Baker County, Florida.

ALL OF SAID PROPERTY BEING LOCATED IN BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.

NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED:
BFPI PROPERTY MANAGEMENT INC

Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law, the property described herein will be sold to the highest bidder at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, Macclenny, Florida on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2014 at 11:00 am.

Dated this 2nd Day of October, 2014

Al Fraser
Clerk Of Court
Baker County, Florida

By: Julie B. Combs,
Deputy Clerk
10/9-30c

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

CASE NO: 2014-TD-007

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that REGAL REALTY the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.  The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the names in which it was assessed are as follows:

CERTIFICATE NO: 11-00301
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011

DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:
A parcel of land containing 3.05 acres, more or less, lying, being and situate in NW ¼ of NW ¼, Section 7, Township 1 South, Range 21 East, Baker County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the NW corner of said Section 7, and run 89° 56’01”E, along the North line of said Section 7, a distance of 199.61 feet to the Point of Beginning of the hereinafter described parcel of land; thence continue running N 89°56’01”E, continuing along said North line of Section 7, a distance of 199.60 feet; thence run S 00°42’43”W, a distance of 666.06 feet; thence run S 89°50’10”W a distance of 199.75 feet; thence run N 00°43’28”E a distance of 666.41 feet to the Point of Beginning. SUBJECT TO a 30 foot road easement over, across and along the South 30 feet thereof.
AND ALSO
A parcel of land containing 3.05 acres, more or less, lying being and situate in NW ¼ of NW ¼, Section 7, Township 1 South, Range 21 East, Baker County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Begin at the NW corner of said Section 7 and run N 89°56’01”E, along the North line of said Section 7, a distance of 199.61 feet; thence run S 00°43’38” W a distance of 666.41 feet; thence run S 89°50’10” W distance of 199.76 feet to the West line of Said Section 7; thence run N 00°44’13”E, continuing along said West line of Section 7, a distance of 666.75 feet to the Point of Beginning. SUBJECT TO a 30 foot road easement over, across and along the South 30 feet thereof.

ALL OF SAID PROPERTY BEING LOCATED IN BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.

NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: MICHAEL HERRMANN AND NORA THOMAS HERRMANN

Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law, the property described herein will be sold to the highest bidder at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, Macclenny, Florida on THURSDAY,  DECEMBER 12, 2014 at 11:00 am.

Dated this 2nd Day of October, 2014

Al Fraser
Clerk Of Court
Baker County, Florida

By: Julie B. Combs,
Deputy Clerk
10/9-30c

A, R&R, Inc.
11837 N SR 121
Macclenny, FL 32063

The following vehicle will be sold at public auction on October 24, 2014 at 10 am at A, R&R, Inc. 11837 N SR 121, Macclenny, FL 32063:

2000 Honda Accord
Vin # 1HGCG3244YA026716
10/9c

Registration of Fictitious Names

I the undersigned, being duly sworn, do hereby declare under oath that the names of all persons interested in the business or profession carried on under the name of Fred’s Taxidermy whose principle place of business is: 21578 Pleasant Grove Church Road, Sanderson, FL 32087 and the extent of the interest of each is as follows:
NAME    EXTENT OF INTEREST
Fred D. Harris        100%
Fred D. Harris
Signature

STATE OF FLORIDA
COUNTY OF BAKER
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 2nd day of October 2014.
Al Fraser
Clerk of Court
Baker County, Florida

By: Julie B. Combs
As Deputy Clerk
10/9p

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File Number: 02-2014-CP-0036

IN RE: ESTATE OF

LONA JUNE HOWARD

Deceased.

______________________/

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

The administration of the estate of   LONA JUNE HOWARD,  deceased, File number:  02-2014-CP-0036 is pending in the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Baker  County, Florida, Probate division,  the address of which is 339 E Macclenny Ave, Macclenny, FL 32063, Baker County, Florida  and that the names and address  of the personal representative and personal representative’s attorney are set forth below.

ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT:

All persons on whom this notice is served who have objections that challenge the validity of the will, the qualifications of the personal representative, venue, or jurisdiction of this Court are required to file their objections with this Court WITHIN LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.

All creditors of the decedent and other persons having 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.  WITHIN LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.

All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the decedent’s estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.

ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.

THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE is October 9, 2014.

Personal Representative: LISA JUNE WOOTTERS.

Attorney for Personal Representative
/S/ B. SHANNON SMITH
______________________________
SMITH LAW FIRM, LLC
B. LARRY SMITH, ESQUIRE  FBN 152687
B. SHANNON SMITH, ESQUIRE FBN: 0022028
Attorneys for Petitioner
322 East Park Avenue
Chiefland FL 32626
352-490-5353/fax: 352-490-5337
smithlawservice@smithlawfirm.org
10/9-16c

IN THE EIGHTH CIRCUIT COURT FOR
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.  132013CA000164XXXXXX

FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION,

Plaintiff,

vs.

THE UNKNOWN SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, CREDITORS, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST JOHN LAURAMORE, DECEASED; DARLENE CARVER; JOHN KEVIN LAURAMORE; AMANDA RHODEN;  UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED,

Defendants.
_________________________/

NOTICE OF ACTION

TO:
THE UNKNOWN SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, CREDITORS, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST JOHN LAURAMORE, deceased.
RESIDENCES UNKNOWN

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property in Baker County, Florida:

PART OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 20 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:

COMMENCE AT THE INTERSECTION OF EASTERLY RIGHT‑OF‑WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 127 A 100 FOOT RIGHT‑OF‑WAY AS NOW ESTABLISHED WITH THE NORTHERLY LINE OF BLOCK 7 AND 8 AS SHOWN ON PLAT OF TOWN OF SANDERSON AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 34 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SAID COUNTY; THENCE N 20°17’30” W ON SAID EASTERLY RIGHT‑OF‑WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 147.63 FEET; THENCE N 69°18’00” E AND PARALLEL TO SAID NORTHERLY LINE A DISTANCE OF 180.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE N 15°35’52” W, A DISTANCE OF 112.45 FEET; THENCE N 15°13’53” E, A DISTANCE OF 123.10 FEET; THENCE N 86°06’10” E, A DISTANCE OF 85.53 FEET; THENCE S 00°31’49” W, A DISTANCE OF 200.55 FEET; THENCE S 69°18’00” W AND PARALLEL TO SAID NORTHERLY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 91.49 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.

LESS AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LANDS FOR COUNTY AND ROAD PURPOSES FOR SANDERSON CIRCLE: FROM THE AFOREMENTIONED POINT OF BEGINNING; PROCEED N 15°35’52” W, A DISTANCE OF 25.03 FEET; THENCE N 69°18’00” E, A DISTANCE OF 98.95 FEET; THENCE S 00°31’49” W, A DISTANCE OF 26.76 FEET; THENCE S 69°18’00” W, A DISTANCE OF 91.49 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.

has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on SHD LEGAL GROUP  P.A., Plaintiff’s attorneys, whose address is 2691 East Oakland Park Blvd., Suite 303, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33306, within 30 days from first date of publication, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorneys or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition.

DATED on September 29, 2014.

Al Fraser
As Clerk of the Court

By: Tabitha Addison
As Deputy Clerk

SHD LEGAL GROUP  P.A.,
2691 East Oakland Park Blvd., Suite 303,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33306

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Baker County Courthouse.  Telephone 904‑259‑3121 or 1‑800‑955‑8770 via Florida Relay Service.
10/9-16c

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Town of Baldwin will hold a public meeting on October 14, 2014 at 4:30 PM at Town Hall, 10 US 90, Baldwin, FL 32234 for the sole purpose of discussing a grant application to be submitted to the Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Recreational Development Assistance Program for the development of Train Depot Park located at 44 Murray Street S., Baldwin, FL 32234. The Public and any interested persons are invited to attend.

For further information, please contact Lula Hill at (904) 266-5031.
10/9c

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
CASE NO. 02-2011-CA-0021

COLUMBIA BANK, f/k/a
COLUMBIA COUNTY BANK,

Plaintiff,

vs.

DAVID B. HILLMAN, a/k/a DAVID
BRANDON HILLMAN, a/k/a BRANDON
HILLMAN; DWIGHT JONES; GEAR &
WHEEL MOBILE REPAIR, INC.,and
FLORIDA CREDIT UNION,

Defendants.
______________________/

SECOND NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

Notice is hereby given that the following described property:

The SE 1/4 of the West 40 acres of the NW 1/4 of NE 1/4 of Section 36, Township 3 South, Range 20 East, Baker County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the No. 1/4 corner of said Section 36, thence run N. 83 deg. 05’ 37” E. and along the North line of said Section 36 606.15 feet; thence S. 17 deg. 38’ 38” E, 647.46 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence continue S. 17 deg. 38’ 38” E. 647.46 feet to a point on the Southerly line of aforementioned NW 1/4 of NE 1/4; thence N. 83 deg- 29’ 38” E.. and along said Southerly line 684.42 feet to the Southeast corner of aforementioned West 40 acres; thence N. 17 deg. 38’ 39” W. and along the Easterly line of said West 40 acres 649.89 feet; thence S. 83 deg. 17’ 39” W. 683.95 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 10.0 acres, more or less.

ALSO:

The SW 1/4 of the West 40 acres of the NW 1/4 of NE 1/4 of Section 36, Township 3 south, Range 20 East, Baker County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Begin at the SW corner of said NW 1/4 of NE 1/4; thence run N. 17 deg. 38’ 39” W. and along the Westerly line of said NW 1/4 of NE 1/4 645.02 feet; thence N. 83 deg. 17’ 39” E. 686.60 feet; thence S. 17 deg. 38’ 38” E. 647.46 feet to a point on the Southerly line of aforementioned NW 1/4 of NE 1/4; thence S. 83 deg. 29’ 38” W. and along said Southerly line 687.07 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 1.0.0 acres, more or less.

TOGETHER WITH EASEMENTS FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS DESCRIBED BELOW,
both Lying  in Section 36, Township 3 South, Range 20 East, Baker County:

Easement 1: For a point of reference commence at the Southeast corner of the NE 1/4 of NW 1/4, said point being common with the Southwest corner of the NW 1/4 of NE 1/4 of said Section 36; thence along the Easterly line of said NE 1/4 of NW 1/4 N. 17 deg. 38’ 41” W. 864.60 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence departing said Easterly line N. 50 deg. 28’ 11” W. 171.30 feet; thence N. 58 deg. 38’ 36” W. 238.02 feet to a point on the Easterly right-of-way line of County Road number  229 (a 100 foot right-of-way as now estab1ished); thence along said Easterly right-of-way line N. 07 deg. 36’ 48” E. 32.77 feet; thence departing said Easterly right-of-way line S. 58 deg. 38’ 36” E. 253.35 feet; thence S. 50 deg. 28’ 11” E. 126.94 feet to a point on the aforementioned Easterly line of said NE 1/4  of NW 1/4 ; thence along said Easterly line of said NE 1/4 of NW 1/4 S. 17 deg. 38’ 41” E. 55.34 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Contains 0.27 acres, more or less.

Easement 2: For a point of reference commence at the Southeast corner of the NE 1/4 of NW 1/4, said point being common with the Southwest corner of the NW 1/4 of NE 1/4 of said Section 36; thence along the Easterly line of said NE 1/4 of NW 1/4 N. 17 deg. 38’ 41” W. 585.02 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence departing said Easterly line S. 72 deg. 21’ 23” W. 30.00 feet; thence parallel with said Easterly line of said NE 1/4 of NW 1/4 N. 17 deg .38’ 41” W. 326.09 feet; thence S. 50 deg. 28’ 11” E. 55.34 feet to a point on the aforementioned Easterly line of said NE 1/4 of NW 1/4; thence along said Easterly line S. 17 deg .38’ 41” E. 279.58 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Contains 0.21 acres, more or less.

shall be sold by the Clerk of this Court, at public sale, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment in the above styled action dated February 20, 2012, at the BAKER County Courthouse in Macclenny, BAKER County, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on November 18, 2014, to the best and highest bidder for cash. Any person claiming an interest in any surplus from the sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the notice of lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.

WITNESS my hand and official seal in the State and County aforesaid this 6th day of October, 2014.

Al Fraser
Clerk of Court

By  Tabitha Addison
As Deputy Clerk

Eddie M. Anderson, P.A.
227 SE Hernando Street
Post Office Box 1179
Lake City, Florida 32056-1179
10/9-16c

9-25-14 Legals

PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
TO BE VOTED ON NOVEMBER 4, 2014
NOTICE OF ELECTION

I, Ken Detzner, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby give notice that an election will be held in each county in Florida, on November 4, 2014, for the ratification or rejection of a proposed revision to the constitution of the State of Florida.
No. 1
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE X, SECTION 28
(Initiative)
Ballot Title:
Water and Land Conservation – Dedicates funds to acquire and restore Florida conservation and recreation lands
Ballot Summary:
Funds the Land Acquisition Trust Fund to acquire, restore, improve, and manage conservation lands including wetlands and forests; fish and wildlife habitat; lands protecting water resources and drinking water sources, including the Everglades, and the water quality of rivers, lakes, and streams; beaches and shores; outdoor recreational lands; working farms and ranches; and historic or geologic sites, by dedicating 33 percent of net revenues from the existing excise tax on documents for 20 years.
Financial Impact Statement:
This amendment does not increase or decrease state revenues. The state revenue restricted to the purposes specified in the amendment is estimated to be $648 million in Fiscal Year 2015-16 and grows to $1.268 billion by the twentieth year. Whether this results in any additional state expenditures depends upon future legislative actions and cannot be determined. Similarly, the impact on local government revenues, if any, cannot be determined. No additional local government costs are expected.
Full Text:
ARTICLE X
MISCELLANEOUS
SECTION 28. Land Acquisition Trust Fund.—
a) Effective on July 1 of the year following passage of this amendment by the voters, and for a period of 20 years after that effective date, the Land Acquisition Trust Fund shall receive no less than 33 percent of net revenues derived from the existing excise tax on documents, as defined in the statutes in effect on January 1, 2012, as amended from time to time, or any successor or replacement tax, after the Department of Revenue first deducts a service charge to pay the costs of the collection and enforcement of the excise tax on documents.
b) Funds in the Land Acquisition Trust Fund shall be expended only for the following purposes:
1) As provided by law, to finance or refinance: the acquisition and improvement of land, water areas, and related property interests, including conservation easements, and resources for conservation lands including wetlands, forests, and fish and wildlife habitat; wildlife management areas; lands that protect water resources and drinking water sources, including lands protecting the water quality and quantity of rivers, lakes, streams, springsheds, and lands providing recharge for groundwater and aquifer systems; lands in the Everglades Agricultural Area and the Everglades Protection Area, as defined in Article II, Section 7(b); beaches and shores; outdoor recreation lands, including recreational trails, parks, and urban open space; rural landscapes; working farms and ranches; historic or geologic sites; together with management, restoration of natural systems, and the enhancement of public access or recreational enjoyment of conservation lands.
2) To pay the debt service on bonds issued pursuant to Article VII, Section 11(e).
c) The moneys deposited into the Land Acquisition Trust Fund, as defined by the statutes in effect on January 1, 2012, shall not be or become commingled with the General Revenue Fund of the state.
No. 2
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE X, SECTION 29
(Initiative)
Ballot Title:
Use of Marijuana for Certain Medical Conditions
Ballot Summary:
Allows the medical use of marijuana for individuals with debilitating diseases as determined by a licensed Florida physician. Allows caregivers to assist patients’ medical use of marijuana. The Department of Health shall register and regulate centers that produce and distribute marijuana for medical purposes and shall issue identification cards to patients and caregivers. Applies only to Florida law. Does not authorize violations of federal law or any non-medical use, possession or production of marijuana.
Financial Impact Statement:
Increased costs from this amendment to state and local governments cannot be determined.  There will be additional regulatory and enforcement activities associated with the production and sale of medical marijuana.  Fees will offset at least a portion of the regulatory costs.  While sales tax may apply to purchases, changes in revenue cannot reasonably be determined since the extent to which medical marijuana will be exempt from taxation is unclear without legislative or state administrative action.
Full Text:
ARTICLE X
MISCELLANEOUS
SECTION 29. Medical marijuana production, possession and use.—
(a) PUBLIC POLICY.
(1) The medical use of marijuana by a qualifying patient or personal caregiver is not subject to criminal or civil liability or sanctions under Florida law except as provided in this section.
(2) A physician licensed in Florida shall not be subject to criminal or civil liability or sanctions under Florida law for issuing a physician certification to a person diagnosed with a debilitating medical condition in a manner consistent with this section.
(3) Actions and conduct by a medical marijuana treatment center registered with the Department, or its employees, as permitted by this section and in compliance with Department regulations, shall not be subject to criminal or civil liability or sanctions under Florida law except as provided in this section.
(b) DEFINITIONS. For purposes of this section, the following words and terms shall have the following meanings:
(1) “Debilitating Medical Condition” means cancer, glaucoma, positive status for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), hepatitis C, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Crohn’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis or other conditions for which a physician believes that the medical use of marijuana would likely outweigh the potential health risks for a patient.
(2) “Department” means the Department of Health or its successor agency.
(3) “Identification card” means a document issued by the Department that identifies a person who has a physician certification or a personal caregiver who is at least twenty-one (21) years old and has agreed to assist with a qualifying patient’s medical use of marijuana.
(4) “Marijuana” has the meaning given cannabis in Section 893.02(3), Florida Statutes (2013).
(5) “Medical Marijuana Treatment Center” means an entity that acquires, cultivates, possesses, processes (including development of related products such as food, tinctures, aerosols, oils, or ointments), transfers, transports, sells, distributes, dispenses, or administers marijuana, products containing marijuana, related supplies, or educational materials to qualifying patients or their personal caregivers and is registered by the Department.
(6) “Medical use” means the acquisition, possession, use, delivery, transfer, or administration of marijuana or related supplies by a qualifying patient or personal caregiver for use by a qualifying patient for the treatment of a debilitating medical condition.
(7) “Personal caregiver” means a person who is at least twenty-one (21) years old who has agreed to assist with a qualifying patient’s medical use of marijuana and has a caregiver identification card issued by the Department. A personal caregiver may assist no more than five (5) qualifying patients at one time. An employee of a hospice provider, nursing, or medical facility may serve as a personal caregiver to more than five (5) qualifying patients as permitted by the Department. Personal caregivers are prohibited from consuming marijuana obtained for the personal, medical use by the qualifying patient.
(8) “Physician” means a physician who is licensed in Florida.
(9) “Physician certification” means a written document signed by a physician, stating that in the physician’s professional opinion, the patient suffers from a debilitating medical condition, that the potential benefits of the medical use of marijuana would likely outweigh the health risks for the patient, and for how long the physician recommends the medical use of marijuana for the patient. A physician certification may only be provided after the physician has conducted a physical examination of the patient and a full assessment of the patient’s medical history.
(10) “Qualifying patient” means a person who has been diagnosed to have a debilitating medical condition, who has a physician certification and a valid qualifying patient identification card. If the Department does not begin issuing identification cards within nine (9) months after the effective date of this section, then a valid physician certification will serve as a patient identification card in order to allow a person to become a “qualifying patient” until the Department begins issuing identification cards.
(c) LIMITATIONS.
(1) Nothing in this section shall affect laws relating to non-medical use, possession, production or sale of marijuana.
(2) Nothing in this section authorizes the use of medical marijuana by anyone other than a qualifying patient.
(3) Nothing in this section allows the operation of a motor vehicle, boat, or aircraft while under the influence of marijuana.
(4) Nothing in this law section requires the violation of federal law or purports to give immunity under federal law.
(5) Nothing in this section shall require any accommodation of any on-site medical use of marijuana in any place of education or employment, or of smoking medical marijuana in any public place.
(6) Nothing in this section shall require any health insurance provider or any government agency or authority to reimburse any person for expenses related to the medical use of marijuana.
(d) DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT. The Department shall issue reasonable regulations necessary for the implementation and enforcement of this section. The purpose of the regulations is to ensure the availability and safe use of medical marijuana by qualifying patients. It is the duty of the Department to promulgate regulations in a timely fashion.
(1) Implementing Regulations. In order to allow the Department sufficient time after passage of this section, the following regulations shall be promulgated no later than six (6) months after the effective date of this section:
a. Procedures for the issuance of qualifying patient identification cards to people with physician certifications, and standards for the renewal of such identification cards.
b. Procedures for the issuance of personal caregiver identification cards to persons qualified to assist with a qualifying patient’s medical use of marijuana, and standards for the renewal of such identification cards.
c. Procedures for the registration of Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers that include procedures for the issuance, renewal, suspension, and revocation of registration, and standards to ensure security, record keeping, testing, labeling, inspection, and safety.
d. A regulation that defines the amount of marijuana that could reasonably be presumed to be an adequate supply for qualifying patients’ medical use, based on the best available evidence. This presumption as to quantity may be overcome with evidence of a particular qualifying patient’s appropriate medical use.
(2) Issuance of identification cards and registrations. The Department shall begin issuing qualifying patient and personal caregiver identification cards, as well as begin registering Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers no later than nine months (9) after the effective date of this section.
(3) If the Department does not issue regulations, or if the Department does not begin issuing identification cards and registering Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers within the time limits set in this section, any Florida citizen shall have standing to seek judicial relief to compel compliance with the Department’s constitutional duties.
(4) The Department shall protect the confidentiality of all qualifying patients. All records containing the identity of qualifying patients shall be confidential and kept from public disclosure other than for valid medical or law enforcement purposes.
(e) LEGISLATION. Nothing in this section shall limit the legislature from enacting laws consistent with this provision.
(f) SEVERABILITY. The provisions of this section are severable and if any clause, sentence, paragraph or section of this measure, or an application thereof, is adjudged invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction other provisions shall continue to be in effect to the fullest extent possible.
No. 3
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE V, SECTIONS 10, 11
(Legislature)
Ballot Title:
Prospective Appointment of Certain Judicial Vacancies
Ballot Summary:
Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution requiring the Governor to prospectively fill vacancies in a judicial office to which election for retention applies resulting from the justice’s or judge’s reaching the mandatory retirement age or failure to qualify for a retention election; and allowing prospective appointments if a justice or judge is not retained at an election. Currently, the Governor may not fill an expected vacancy until the current justice’s or judge’s term expires.
Full Text:
ARTICLE V
JUDICIARY
SECTION 10. Retention; election and terms.—
(a) Any justice or judge may qualify for retention by a vote of the electors in the general election next preceding the expiration of the justice’s or judge’s term in the manner prescribed by law. When If a justice or judge is ineligible for retention or fails to qualify for retention, a prospective vacancy is deemed to occur at the conclusion of the qualifying period for retention for the purpose of appointing a successor justice or judge, and a vacancy shall exist in that office upon the expiration of the term being served by the justice or judge. When a justice or judge so qualifies, the ballot shall read substantially as follows: “Shall Justice (or Judge) …(name of justice or judge)… of the …(name of the court)… be retained in office?” If a majority of the qualified electors voting within the territorial jurisdiction of the court vote to retain, the justice or judge shall be retained for a term of six years. The term of the justice or judge retained shall commence on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January following the general election. If a majority of the qualified electors voting within the territorial jurisdiction of the court vote to not retain, a prospective vacancy is deemed to occur immediately following the general election for the purpose of appointing a successor justice or judge, and a vacancy shall exist in that office upon the expiration of the term being served by the justice or judge.
(b)(1) The election of circuit judges shall be preserved notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) unless a majority of those voting in the jurisdiction of that circuit approves a local option to select circuit judges by merit selection and retention rather than by election. The election of circuit judges shall be by a vote of the qualified electors within the territorial jurisdiction of the court.
(2) The election of county court judges shall be preserved notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) unless a majority of those voting in the jurisdiction of that county approves a local option to select county judges by merit selection and retention rather than by election. The election of county court judges shall be by a vote of the qualified electors within the territorial jurisdiction of the court.
(3)a. A vote to exercise a local option to select circuit court judges and county court judges by merit selection and retention rather than by election shall be held in each circuit and county at the general election in the year 2000. If a vote to exercise this local option fails in a vote of the electors, such option shall not again be put to a vote of the electors of that jurisdiction until the expiration of at least two years.
b. After the year 2000, a circuit may initiate the local option for merit selection and retention or the election of circuit judges, whichever is applicable, by filing with the custodian of state records a petition signed by the number of electors equal to at least ten percent of the votes cast in the circuit in the last preceding election in which presidential electors were chosen.
c. After the year 2000, a county may initiate the local option for merit selection and retention or the election of county court judges, whichever is applicable, by filing with the supervisor of elections a petition signed by the number of electors equal to at least ten percent of the votes cast in the county in the last preceding election in which presidential electors were chosen. The terms of circuit judges and judges of county courts shall be for six years.
SECTION 11. Vacancies.—
(a)(1) Whenever a vacancy occurs in a judicial office to which election for retention applies, the governor shall fill the vacancy by appointing for a term ending on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January of the year following the next general election occurring at least one year after the date of appointment, one of not fewer than three persons nor more than six persons nominated by the appropriate judicial nominating commission.
(2) Whenever a prospective vacancy occurs in a judicial office for which election for retention applies, the governor shall fill the prospective vacancy by appointing a justice or judge from among at least three persons but not more than six persons nominated by the appropriate judicial nominating commission. The term of the appointment commences upon the expiration of the term of the office being vacated and ends on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January of the year following the next general election.
(b) The governor shall fill each vacancy on a circuit court or on a county court, wherein the judges are elected by a majority vote of the electors, by appointing for a term ending on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January of the year following the next primary and general election occurring at least one year after the date of appointment, one of not fewer than three persons nor more than six persons nominated by the appropriate judicial nominating commission. An election shall be held to fill that judicial office for the term of the office beginning at the end of the appointed term.
(c) The nominations shall be made within thirty days from the occurrence of a vacancy or prospective vacancy unless the period is extended by the governor for a time not to exceed thirty days. The governor shall make the appointment within sixty days after the nominations have been certified to the governor.
(d) There shall be a separate judicial nominating commission as provided by general law for the supreme court, each district court of appeal, and each judicial circuit for all trial courts within the circuit. Uniform rules of procedure shall be established by the judicial nominating commissions at each level of the court system. Such rules, or any part thereof, may be repealed by general law enacted by a majority vote of the membership of each house of the legislature, or by the supreme court, five justices concurring. Except for deliberations of the judicial nominating commissions, the proceedings of the commissions and their records shall be open to the public.
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ENMIENDAS CONSTITUCIONALES PROPUESTAS SOBRE LAS
QUE SE VOTARÁ EL 4 DE NOVIEMBRE DEL 2014
AVISO DE ELECCIÓN

Yo, Ken Detzner, Secretario de Estado del Estado de la Florida, por el presente notifico que se llevarán a cabo elecciones en cada condado de la Florida, el 4 de noviembre del 2014, para la aprobación o el rechazo de una propuesta de modificación de la constitución del Estado de la Florida.
No. 1
ENMIENDA CONSTITUCIONAL
ARTÍCULO X, SECCIÓN 28
(Iniciativa)
Título de la boleta:
Conservación de aguas y tierras: dedicar fondos para adquirir y restaurar tierras objeto de conservación y recreación en el Estado de Florida
Resumen de la boleta:
Provee fondos para el Fondo Fiduciario de Adquisición de Tierras con el fin de adquirir, restaurar, mejorar y administrar tierras objeto de conservación, entre ellas pantanos y bosques; el hábitat de peces y vida silvestre; tierras que protegen los recursos hídricos y las fuentes de agua potable, incluidos los Everglades, y la calidad del agua en ríos, lagos y arroyos; playas y costas; tierras de recreación al aire libre; establecimientos agrícolas y ganaderos en actividad, y emplazamientos históricos o geológicos. Para ello se dedicará el 33% de los ingresos netos obtenidos del impuesto especial existente sobre documentos durante 20 años.
Declaración sobre impacto financiero:
Esta enmienda no incrementa ni reduce los ingresos estatales. El ingreso estatal limitado para los propósitos especificados en la enmienda se estima en $648 millones para el año fiscal 2015-16 y aumenta a $1.268 mil millones hacia el vigésimo año. Si eso traerá como consecuencia gastos estatales adicionales depende de futuras acciones legislativas y no puede determinarse. De la misma manera, tampoco puede determinarse el impacto sobre los ingresos de gobiernos locales, si los hubiera. No se prevén costos de gobiernos locales.
Texto completo:
ARTÍCULO X
VARIOS
SECCIÓN 28. Fondo Fiduciario de Adquisición de Tierras.—
a) Con vigencia el 1° de julio del año posterior a la aprobación de esta enmienda por parte de los votantes y durante un período de 20 años a partir de esa fecha de entrada en vigor, el Fondo Fiduciario de Adquisición de Tierras recibirá no menos del 33% de los ingresos netos derivados del impuesto especial existente sobre documentos, tal como se define en los estatutos vigentes al 1° de enero de 2012, enmendados de tanto en tanto, o de cualquier impuesto sucesor o de reemplazo, después de que el Departamento de Hacienda deduzca primero un cargo de servicio con el fin de pagar los costos de recopilación y aplicación del impuesto especial sobre documentos.
b) El dinero del Fondo Fiduciario de Adquisición de Tierras se empleará únicamente con los siguientes propósitos:
1) Como lo establece la ley, para financiar o refinanciar: la adquisición o mejora de tierras, áreas de agua y derechos inmobiliarios relacionados, entre ellos las servidumbres de conservación y los recursos para tierras objeto de conservación, como, por ejemplo, pantanos, bosques y hábitat de peces y vida silvestre; áreas de administración de vida silvestre; tierras que protegen los recursos hídricos y las fuentes de agua potable, entre ellos las tierras que protegen la calidad y cantidad del agua en ríos, lagos, arroyos, manantiales, y tierras que brindan recarga de agua subterránea y sistemas acuíferos; tierras en el Área agrícola de los Everglades y el Área de protección de los Everglades, como están definidas en el Artículo II, Sección 7(b); playas y costas; tierras de recreación al aire libre, incluidos senderos recreativos, parques y espacios abiertos urbanos; paisajes rurales; establecimientos agrícolas y ganaderos en actividad, emplazamientos históricos o geológicos; junto con la administración, restauración de sistemas naturales y mejoramiento del acceso público o disfrute recreativo de las tierras objeto de conservación.
2) Para el pago del servicio de la deuda sobre los bonos emitidos conforme al Artículo VII, Sección 11(e).
c) El dinero depositado en el Fondo Fiduciario de Adquisición de Tierras, tal como se define en los estatutos vigentes al 1° de enero de 2012, no estará mezclado ni se mezclará con el Fondo de Ingresos Generales del Estado.
No. 2
ENMIENDA CONSTITUCIONAL
ARTÍCULO X, SECCIÓN 29
(Iniciativa)
Título de la boleta:
Uso de marihuana para algunas enfermedades
Resumen de la boleta:
Permite el uso médico de la marihuana a las personas con enfermedades debilitantes, según lo determine un médico autorizado por el Estado de Florida. Permite a los cuidadores asistir a los pacientes en el uso médico de marihuana. El Departamento de Salud deberá inscribir y regular los centros que producen y distribuyen marihuana con fines médicos y deberán extender tarjetas de identificación a pacientes y cuidadores. Se aplica únicamente a las leyes del Estado de Florida. No autoriza infracciones de la ley federal ni ningún uso, posesión o producción de marihuana con fines que no sean médicos.
Declaración sobre impacto financiero:
El aumento de costos generado por esta enmienda para el gobierno estatal y los gobiernos locales no puede determinarse. Habrá actividades adicionales de regulación y aplicación asociadas a la producción y venta de marihuana con fines médicos. Las tarifas compensarán al menos en parte los costos de regulación. Si bien el impuesto sobre la venta se aplica a las compras, los cambios fiscales no pueden determinarse de manera razonable, dado que, si no existe una acción legislativa o administrativa estatal, no está claro en qué medida la marihuana con fines médicos estará exenta de impuestos.
Texto completo:
ARTÍCULO X
VARIOS
SECCIÓN 29. Producción, posesión y uso de marihuana con fines médicos.—
(a) POLÍTICA PÚBLICA.
(1) El uso médico de marihuana por parte de un paciente calificado o un cuidador personal no está sujeto a responsabilidad ni a sanciones penales o civiles conforme a las leyes del Estado de Florida, excepto según se indica en esta sección.
(2) Un médico autorizado por el Estado de Florida no estará sujeto a responsabilidad penal o civil ni a sanciones, conforme a las leyes del Estado de Florida, por extender un certificado médico a una persona diagnosticada con una enfermedad debilitante de conformidad con esta sección.
(3) Las acciones y el comportamiento de un centro de tratamiento de marihuana con fines médicos inscrito ante el Departamento, o sus empleados, según se contempla en esta sección y en cumplimiento de las reglamentaciones del Departamento, no estarán sujetos a responsabilidad ni a sanciones penales o civiles conforme a las leyes del Estado de Florida, excepto según se indica en esta sección.
(b) DEFINICIONES. A los fines de esta sección, las siguientes palabras y términos tendrán los siguientes significados:
(1) «Enfermedad debilitante» significa cáncer, glaucoma, estado positivo del virus de inmunodeficiencia humana (VIH), síndrome de inmunodeficiencia adquirida (SIDA), hepatitis C, esclerosis lateral amiotrófica (ELA), enfermedad de Crohn, enfermedad de Parkinson, esclerosis múltiple u otras enfermedades para las cuales, a criterio del médico, los beneficios del uso médico de la marihuana probablemente serían superiores a los riesgos potenciales para la salud de un paciente.
(2) «Departamento» significa el Departamento de Salud o su agencia sucesora.
(3) «Tarjeta de identificación» significa un documento emitido por el Departamento que identifica a una persona que tiene un certificado médico o a un cuidador personal de por lo menos veintiún (21) años de edad que ha aceptado asistir a un paciente calificado en el uso médico de marihuana.
(4) «Marihuana» tiene el significado otorgado al cannabis en la Sección 893.02(3) de los Estatutos de Florida (2013).
(5) «Centro de tratamiento de marihuana con fines médicos» significa una entidad que adquiere, cultiva, posee, procesa (incluido el desarrollo de productos relacionados tales como alimentos, tinturas, aerosoles, aceites o ungüentos), transfiere, transporta, vende, distribuye, despacha o administra marihuana, productos que contienen marihuana, suministros relacionados o material educativo a pacientes calificados o a sus cuidadores personales y que está inscrito ante el Departamento.
(6) «Uso médico» significa la adquisición, posesión, uso, entrega, transferencia o administración de marihuana o suministros relacionados por parte de un paciente calificado o un cuidador personal para ser usados por un paciente calificado para el tratamiento de una enfermedad debilitante.
(7) «Cuidador personal» significa una persona de por lo menos veintiún (21) años de edad que ha aceptado asistir a un paciente calificado en el uso médico de marihuana y tiene una tarjeta de identificación de cuidador emitida por el Departamento. Un cuidador personal no puede asistir a más de cinco (5) pacientes por vez. Un empleado de un proveedor de cuidados paliativos o de un centro médico o de un hogar de ancianos puede actuar como cuidador personal para más de cinco (5) pacientes calificados, según lo permite el Departamento. Está prohibido para los cuidadores personales consumir marihuana obtenida para el uso personal y médico del paciente calificado.
(8) «Médico» significa un médico autorizado por el Estado de Florida.
(9) «Certificado médico» significa un documento por escrito firmado por un médico, en el que se indica que, en la opinión profesional del médico, el paciente sufre de una enfermedad debilitante, que los beneficios potenciales del uso médico de la marihuana probablemente sean superiores a los riesgos para la salud del paciente, y se indica durante cuánto tiempo el médico recomienda el uso médico de marihuana para el paciente. Un certificado médico sólo puede extenderse después de que el médico haya realizado un examen físico del paciente y una evaluación completa del historial médico del paciente.
(10) «Paciente calificado» significa una persona a la que se le ha diagnosticado una enfermedad debilitante, que tiene un certificado médico y una tarjeta de identificación válida de paciente calificado. Si el Departamento no comienza a emitir tarjetas de identificación dentro de los nueve (9) meses posteriores a la fecha de entrada en vigor de esta sección, un certificado médico válido servirá como tarjeta de identificación de paciente para permitir que una persona se convierta en «paciente calificado» hasta tanto el Departamento comience a emitir tarjetas de identificación.
(c) LIMITACIONES.
(1) Nada de lo contenido en esta sección afectará a las leyes referidas al uso no médico, posesión, producción o venta de marihuana.
(2) Nada de lo contenido en esta sección autoriza el uso de marihuana con fines médicos a cualquier persona que no sea un paciente calificado.
(3) Nada de lo contenido en esta sección permite la operación de un vehículo de motor, embarcación o aeronave mientras se está bajo la influencia de la marihuana.
(4) Nada de lo contenido en esta sección requiere que se infrinjan las leyes federales o pretende otorgar inmunidad conforme a las leyes federales.
(5) Nada de lo contenido en esta sección requerirá adaptación alguna para el uso médico de marihuana en ningún lugar de educación o trabajo, ni para fumar marihuana con fines médicos en ningún sitio público.
(6) Nada de lo contenido en esta sección requerirá que ningún proveedor de seguros de salud u organismo o autoridad del gobierno reembolse a ninguna persona por los gastos relacionados con el uso médico de marihuana.
(d) OBLIGACIONES DEL DEPARTAMENTO. El Departamento deberá emitir reglamentaciones razonables y necesarias para la implementación y aplicación de esta sección. El propósito de las reglamentaciones es garantizar la disponibilidad y el uso seguro de marihuana con fines médicos por parte de los pacientes calificados. Es obligación del Departamento promulgar reglamentaciones de manera oportuna.
(1) Implementación de reglamentaciones. Con el objeto de otorgarle al Departamento tiempo suficiente después de la aprobación de esta sección, las siguientes reglamentaciones deberán promulgarse a más tardar seis (6) meses después de la fecha de entrada en vigor de esta sección:
a. Procedimientos para la emisión de tarjetas de identificación de paciente calificado a las personas portadoras de certificados médicos, y estándares para la renovación de dichas tarjetas de identificación.
b. Procedimientos para la emisión de tarjetas de identificación de cuidador personal a personas calificadas para asistir a un paciente calificado en el uso médico de marihuana, y estándares para la renovación de dichas tarjetas de identificación.
c. Procedimientos para la inscripción de Centros de Tratamiento de Marihuana Con Fines Médicos, que incluyan procedimientos para la emisión, renovación, suspensión y revocación de inscripciones, y estándares para garantizar la seguridad informática, el mantenimiento de registros, análisis, etiquetado, inspección y seguridad.
d. Una reglamentación que defina la cantidad de marihuana que podría considerarse un suministro adecuado y razonable para el uso médico de los pacientes calificados, sobre la base de las mejores pruebas disponibles. Esta presunción referida a la cantidad puede contrarrestarse con pruebas del uso médico apropiado por parte de un paciente calificado en particular.
(2) Emisión de tarjetas de identificación e inscripciones. El Departamento comenzará a emitir tarjetas de identificación de paciente calificado y cuidador personal, y también iniciará la inscripción de Centros de Tratamiento de Marihuana Con Fines Médicos a más tardar nueve (9) meses después de la fecha de entrada en vigor de esta sección.
(3) Si el Departamento no emite las reglamentaciones, o si el Departamento no comienza a emitir tarjetas de identificación y a inscribir a Centros de Tratamiento de Marihuana Con Fines Médicos dentro de los plazos establecidos en esta sección, cualquier ciudadano del Estado de Florida tendrá derecho a valerse de recursos judiciales para obligar al cumplimiento de las obligaciones constitucionales del Departamento.
(4) El Departamento deberá proteger la confidencialidad de todos los pacientes calificados. Todos los registros que contengan la identidad de los pacientes calificados deberán ser confidenciales y estar exentos de divulgación pública excepto con fines médicos o referidos al cumplimiento de la ley válidos.
(e) LEGISLACIÓN. Nada de lo contenido en esta sección limitará a la legislación para promulgar leyes coherentes con esta disposición.
(f) DIVISIBILIDAD. Las disposiciones contenidas en esta sección son divisibles, y si cualquier tribunal competente declara la invalidez de cualquier cláusula, oración, párrafo o sección de esta medida, o su aplicación, las demás disposiciones continuarán vigentes en la mayor medida posible.
No. 3
ENMIENDA CONSTITUCIONAL
ARTÍCULO V, SECCIONES 10, 11
(Asamblea Legislativa)
Título de la boleta:
Nombramiento Eventual para Ciertos Cargos Judiciales Vacantes
Resumen de la boleta:
Proponer una enmienda a la Constitución del Estado en la que se establezca que el Gobernador debe cubrir las vacantes eventuales en los cargos judiciales que estén sujetos a elecciones de retención cuando los jueces o magistrados se encuentren por cumplir la edad legal para jubilarse o en el supuesto de que no califiquen para la elección de retención; y permitir los nombramientos eventuales si un juez o magistrado no se retiene en su cargo en una elección de retención. En la actualidad, el Gobernador no puede cubrir una vacante prevista hasta que termine el mandato del juez o magistrado actual.
Texto completo:
ARTÍCULO V
PODER JUDICIAL
SECCIÓN 10. Retención; elección y mandatos.—
(a) Cualquier juez o magistrado puede calificar para la retención, la cual se produce mediante el voto de los electores en la próxima elección general que sea anterior a la conclusión del mandato del juez o magistrado por las causas establecidas por ley. Cuando Si un juez o magistrado no esté habilitado para ser retenido o no cumple con los requisitos para la retención, se producirá una vacante eventual al finalizar el periodo de calificación de retención a fin de nombrar un juez o magistrado sucesor, y se producirá una vacante en ese cargo judicial a la finalización del mandato cumplido por el juez o magistrado. Cuando un juez o magistrado califique como tal para la retención, en la boleta se deberá leer claramente lo siguiente: “¿Deberá el Magistrado (o Juez) …(nombre del juez o magistrado)… de la…(nombre de la corte)… ser retenido en el cargo judicial?” Si la mayoría de los electores calificados que votan dentro de la jurisdicción territorial de la corte eligen retenerlo, entonces, el juez o magistrado continuará ejerciendo sus funciones durante un periodo de seis años. Este mandato del juez o magistrado que ha sido retenido comenzará el primer martes luego del primer lunes de enero siguiente a la elección general. Si la mayoría de los electores calificados que votan dentro de la jurisdicción territorial de la corte eligen no retenerlo, una vacante eventual se producirá inmediatamente luego de la elección general con la finalidad de nombrar a un juez o magistrado sucesor, y se producirá una vacante en ese cargo judicial a la finalización del mandato cumplido por el juez o magistrado.
(b)(1) Se deberá mantener el método de elección de jueces de circuito sin perjuicio de las disposiciones de la sub-sección (a), excepto que la mayoría de los votantes en la jurisdicción de dicho circuito aprueben la opción local de elegir a los jueces de circuito mediante el sistema de selección por mérito y elecciones de retención en lugar de mediante una elección. La elección de los jueces de circuito deberá realizarse mediante el voto de electores calificados dentro de la jurisdicción territorial de la corte.
(2) Se deberá mantener el método de elección de los jueces de la corte del condado, sin perjuicio de las disposiciones de la sub-sección (a), excepto que la mayoría de los votantes en la jurisdicción de dicho condado aprueben la opción local de elegir a los jueces del condado mediante el sistema de selección por mérito y elecciones de retención en lugar de mediante una elección. La elección de los jueces del Condado deberá realizarse mediante el voto de electores calificados dentro de la jurisdicción territorial de la corte.
(3)a. En la elección general del año 2000 se deberá votar en cada jurisdicción territorial de circuito y de condado para decidir si el modo de elegir a los jueces de circuito y a los jueces del condado será mediante el sistema de selección por mérito y elecciones de retención en lugar de mediante una elección. Si los electores votan por no ejercer esta opción local, esta opción no podrá someterse a votación de los electores en esa jurisdicción hasta que hayan transcurrido al menos dos años.
b. A partir del año 2000, cada circuito puede presentar la opción local de elección por mérito y elecciones de retención o de la elección de jueces de circuito, según corresponda, al presentar una solicitud ante el encargado de los registros estatales. Dicha solicitud deberá estar firmada por un número de electores igual a por lo menos el diez por ciento de los votos emitidos en la jurisdicción de ese circuito en la última elección presidencial efectuada.
c. A partir del año 2000, cada condado puede presentar la opción local de elección por mérito y elecciones de retención o la elección de los jueces del condado, según corresponda, al presentar una solicitud ante el supervisor de las elecciones. Dicha solicitud deberá estar firmada por un número de electores igual a por lo menos el diez por ciento de los votos emitidos en el condado en la última elección presidencial efectuada. Los mandatos de los jueces de circuito y los jueces de condado serán de seis años.
SECCIÓN 11. Vacantes.—
(a)(1) Siempre que se produzca una vacante en un cargo judicial sujeto a la elección de retención, el gobernador deberá cubrir la vacante mediante el nombramiento de una persona entre al menos tres y no más de seis personas nominadas por la comisión judicial de nombramientos correspondiente, por un periodo que finalizará el primer martes luego del primer lunes de enero del año siguiente a las próximas elecciones generales que se efectúen al menos un año después de la fecha del nombramiento.
(2) Siempre que se produzca una vacante eventual en un cargo judicial sujeto a la elección de retención, el gobernador deberá cubrir esa vacante eventual mediante el nombramiento de un juez o un magistrado de entre al menos tres personas y no más de seis personas nominadas por la comisión judicial de nombramientos correspondiente. El plazo del nombramiento comienza cuando finaliza el plazo del cargo que quedó vacante y concluye el primer martes luego del primer lunes de enero del año siguiente a la próxima elección general.
(b) El gobernador deberá cubrir cada vacante de una corte de circuito o de una corte de condado, en donde los jueces sean elegidos por mayoría de votos de los electores, al nombrar a una persona entre no menos de tres y no más de seis personas nominadas por la comisión judicial de nombramientos correspondiente, por un periodo que concluye el primer martes luego del primer lunes de enero del año que sigue a elección primaria y general que se efectúe por lo menos un año después de la fecha del nombramiento.  Se deberá realizar una elección para cubrir ese cargo judicial por el periodo del cargo que comienza al finalizar el periodo del cargo por nombramiento.
(c) Los nombramientos se deberán realizar dentro de los treinta días desde que se ha producido la vacante o vacante eventual, excepto que el gobernador extienda el período por un lapso que no podrá exceder los treinta días. El gobernador deberá realizar el nombramiento dentro de los sesenta días desde que los nombramientos hayan sido certificados ante el gobernador.
(d) Tal como lo establece la legislación general, deberán existir diferentes comisiones judiciales de nombramientos para el Tribunal Supremo, para cada tribunal de apelación de distrito, y para cada circuito judicial en todos los juzgados de primera instancia del circuito.  Las comisiones judiciales de nombramientos deberán establecer reglamentos de procedimiento uniformes en cada nivel del sistema judicial. Tales reglamentos, o cualquier parte de ellos, podrán ser derogados por las leyes generales promulgadas con la mayoría de votos de cada cámara de la Asamblea Legislativa, o por el Tribunal Supremo de Justicia con el voto concurrente de cinco magistrados.  A excepción de las deliberaciones realizadas por las comisiones judiciales de nombramientos, los procedimientos de las comisiones y sus registros deberán estar abiertos al público.
8/28, 9/25c

NOTICE
Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Bid # 14-04

New River Regional Landfill
Contract for Cast-In-Place Concrete

The New River Solid Waste Association (NRSWA) is extending an invitation for bids (IFB) for a service contract for cast-in-place concrete work at the New River Regional Landfill (NRRL). The term of the contract will be November 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015. At the end of initial contract term, NRSWA has the option to extend the service contract for two 1-year extensions. The successful Bidder will be responsible for furnishing all labor, equipment, tools, transportation, services, and incidentals and for performing all work necessary to provide NRSWA with satisfactory concrete slabs or walls as directed during the annual contract term. NRSWA will perform all necessary survey, earthwork, and material testing and will purchase all required materials based on quantities provided by the Contractor. All work shall be completed in accordance with specifications and drawings specific to each work order.

NRRL is approximately 2.5 miles north of Raiford, Florida, on the east side of State Road 121 in Union County. Bid packages and other information are available for pickup at the Administrative Office at NRSWA, 24276 NE 157th Street, Raiford, Florida, 32083. All bids must be submitted on the Bid Form provided. Completed bids must be mailed to NRSWA, PO Box 647, Raiford, Florida, 32083 or delivered to the NRSWA Administrative Office at 24276 NE 157th Street, Raiford, Florida, 32083. After the IFB opening, the bids will be examined for completeness and preserved in the custody of the NRSWA Executive Director. The NRSWA Purchasing Policy will be used. All bids received after the specified time and date will not be considered. Contact the NRSWA office at 386-431-1000 for questions concerning the bid package. The DEADLINE for submittal is Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 3:00 p.m. (local time).
9/25-10/2c

NOTICE
Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Bid # 14-05

New River Regional Landfill
Precast Box Culverts

The New River Solid Waste Association (NRSWA) is extending an invitation for bids (IFB) for furnishing and delivering precast box culverts. The culverts are approximately 40 linear feet of double-barrel 12-foot-span by 6-foot-rise precast box culverts. This IFB also includes add alternates for furnishing and delivering precast concrete wingwalls, endwalls, and footings or for installing cast-in-place concrete wingwalls, endwalls, and footings. The successful Bidder will be responsible for furnishing and delivering precast materials including preparing shop drawings, transporting the precast materials, and providing a spreader bar or lifting tool for the Owner’s use at the New River Regional Landfill (NRRL). All materials shall be furnished and delivered in accordance with the specifications, drawings, and contract requirements included as part of the contract documents.

NRRL is approximately 2.5 miles north of Raiford, Florida, on the east side of State Road 121 in Union County. Bid packages and other information are available for pickup at the Administrative Office at NRSWA, 24276 NE 157th Street, Raiford, Florida, 32083. All bids must be submitted on the Bid Form provided. Completed bids must be mailed to NRSWA, PO Box 647, Raiford, Florida, 32083 or delivered to the NRSWA Administrative Office at 24276 NE 157th Street, Raiford, Florida, 32083. After the IFB opening, the bids will be examined for completeness and preserved in the custody of the NRSWA Executive Director. The NRSWA Purchasing Policy will be used.  All bids received after the specified time and date will not be considered. Contact the NRSWA office at 386-431-1000 for questions concerning the bid package. The DEADLINE for submittal is Monday, October 6, 2014, 3:00 p.m. (local time).
9/25-10/2c

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA,
IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY
GENERAL CIVIL DIVISION
Case No. 02-2013-CA-000058

HOUSEHOLD FINANCE CORPORATION III

Plaintiff,

vs.

DELIA FREEMAN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
DELIA FREEMAN; BAKER COUNTY, A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA; and UNKNOWN OCCUPANTS,  TENANTS, OWNERS, AND OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES, including, if
a named defendant is deceased, the personal representatives, the surviving spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and all other
parties claiming by, through, under or against that defendant, and all claimants, persons or parties,
natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the above named or described defendants,

Defendants.
___________________________/

AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Order or Final Judgment entered in this cause, in the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Baker County, Florida, described as:

LOT 5, LESS THE NORTH 105 FEET THEREOF, OF BLOCK 63, TOWN OF MACCLENNY, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN DEED BOOK “D”, PAGE 800 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.

Property Address:
403 Michigan Avenue East
Macclenny, Florida 32063

Parcel I.D.: 322S22004900630050

at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063 at 11:00 a.m. on November 12th, 2014.

ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS,  MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURT WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.

DATED this 15th day of September, 2014.

AL FRASER
Clerk of Circuit Court

By: Tabitha Addison
Deputy Clerk

ENRICO G. GONZALEZ, P.A.
6255 East Fowler Avenue
Temple Terrace, FL  33617
Florida Bar #861472
813/980-6302

In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the A.D.A. Coordinator not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding via the Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8771.
9/18-25c

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
CASE NO.: 02-2014-DR-287

MELISSA HAYNES,
Petitioner

and

RICHARD HAYNES,
Respondent,
_________________________/

NOTICE OF ACTION
FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
(NO CHILD OR FINANCIAL SUPPORT)

To: (Respondent)  Richard C. Haynes,

(Respondent’s last known address):
8477 Pine Avenue
Macclenny, FL 32063

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Dissolution of Marriage has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on the petitioner, Melissa M. Haynes, whose address is 2920 Cold Creek Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32221, on or before October 8, 2014, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at, 339 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063 before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. IF you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition.

The action is asking the court to decide how the following real or personal property should be divided: None

Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office. You may review these documents upon request.

You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerk’s office.

WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings.

Dated: September 12, 2014.

Al Fraser
Clerk Of Court

By: Donna Stafford
Deputy Clerk
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NOTICE TO BID

Notice is hereby given that the Baker County Board of Commissioners will receive written, sealed bids for the following:

“PEST AND RODENT CONTROL SERVICES”

All bids must be sealed and have “Pest & Rodent Control Services” clearly marked on the outside of the bid packet. All bids must be received by 4:00pm, October 9, 2014. Bid must be delivered to the Baker County Administration Office located at 55 North 3rd Street, Macclenny, FL 32063.

Please contact Sara Little at sara.little@bakercountyfl.org<mailto:sara.little@bakercountyfl.org> for bid specs and locations.

The Baker County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.
9/25-10/2c

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 02-2014-CA-000107

FREEDOM MORTGAGE CORPORATION,

Plaintiff,

vs.

ROBERT D. BARNETTE, II AKA
ROBERT D. BARNETTE AKA ROBERT BARNETTE II, et al,

Defendant(s).
__________________________/

NOTICE OF ACTION

ROBERT D. BARNETTE, II AKA ROBERT D.
BARNETTE AKA ROBERT BARNETTE II

SHIRLEY A. BARNETTE AKA SHIRLEY BARNETTE

Last Known Address: 423 North Blvd E.
Macclenny, FL 32063

Current Address: Unknown

ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS

Last Known Address: Unknown
Current Address: Unknown

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Baker County, Florida:

LOT 1, FOX RIDGE ESTATES, PHASE 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 39, 40 AND 41, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 423 NORTH BLVD E, MACCLENNY, FL  32063

has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Albertelli Law, Plaintiff’s attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL  33623, and file the original with this Court either before October 11, 2014 service on Plaintiff’s attorney, or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition.

WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on this 11th day of September, 2014.

Al Fraser
Clerk of the Circuit Court

By: Tabitha Addison
Deputy Clerk

Albertelli Law
P.O. Box 23028
Tampa, FL 33623

**See the Americans with Disabilities Act
If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.  Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinatory, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352)337-6237 within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired, please call 1-800-955-8771; if you are voice impaired, please call 1-800-955-8770.
9/25-10/2c

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA,
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 14000108CAMXAX

SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC.,

Plaintiff

vs.

JUSTIN D. HANCE A/K/A JUSTIN HANCE, et. al.,

Defendant(s)
__________________________/

NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS-PROPERTY

TO:
JUSTIN D. HANCE A/K/A JUSTIN HANCE: ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 14234 GLEN FARMS DRIVE, GLEN ST MARY, FL 32040

UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JUSTIN D. HANCE A/K/A JUSTIN HANCE: ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 14234 GLEN FARMS DRIVE, GLEN ST MARY, FL 32040

Residence unknown and if living, including any unknown spouse of the Defendant, if remarried and if said Defendant is dead, his/her respective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant; and the aforementioned named Defendant and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendant and such of the unknown name Defendant as may be infants, incompetents or otherwise not sui juris.

YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property to-wit:

LOT 19, FARMS AT GLEN PLANTATION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 79 THROUGH 85 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.

more commonly known as: 14234 GLEN FARMS DRIVE, GLEN ST MARY, FL 32040

This action has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, to it on the Plaintiff’s attorney, FLORIDA FORECLOSURE ATTORNEYS, PLLC, whose address is 601 Cleveland Street, Suite 690, Clearwater, FL 33755, on or before 30 days after date of first publication, response due by October 19, 2014, and file the original with the Clerk of the Circuit Court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint.

WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 19th day of September, 2014.

Al Fraser
Clerk of the Court

By: Tabitha Addison
Deputy Clerk

FLORIDA FORECLOSURE ATTORNEYS PLLC
4855 TECHNOLOGY WAY, SUITE 500
BOCA RATON, FL 33431
(727) 446-4826
9/25-10/2c

Miracle Automotive & Truck Service Center Inc.
10510 Duval Lane
Macclenny, FL 32063
Notice of Public Sale: Miracle Automotive & Truck Service Center Inc. gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on October 17, 2014, 12:00 pm at 10510 Duval Lane, Macclenny, FL 32063, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Miracle Automotive & Truck Service Center Inc. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids.

2009 Saturn
Vin# 3GSCL33P09S546712
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A, R&R, Inc.
11837 N SR 121
Macclenny, FL 32063

The following vehicles will be sold at public auction on October 10, 2014 at 10 am at A, R&R, Inc. 11837 N SR 121, Macclenny, FL 32063:

2003 VW Jetta
Vin # 3VWRK69M03M026414
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