St Lucie County

Action Item

Agreement to Pay Fair Share Contribution - Velay Properties, LLC. - Return of Fair Share Contribution


Department:County AttorneySponsors:
Category:Board Acceptance


  1. Printout
  2. Agreement
  3. Check
  4. Letter
  5. Email

Financial Impact

$155,052.41 is available in 650-220144 (Deposits-Velay Properties, LLC).

Previous Action



Staff recommends that the Board authorize the County's Finance Department to return the fair share contribution of $131,864.00 plus accumulated interest to the Developer, Velay Properties, LLC or assigns. 


              On June 5, 2007, the Board approved the final plat of Seminole Acres Subdivision subject to receipt of a fair share contribution from the developer (Velay Properties, LLC) in the amount of $131,864.00 to pave Seminole Road.  On that same date (June 5, 2007) the Board approved an "Agreement to Pay Fair Share Contribution for Improvements to Seminole Road".  A copy of the signed Agreement is attached to this memorandum.  Please note that Paragraph 2b of the Agreement provides that if the County has not expended or encumbered the fair share funds by the end of the calendar quarter immediately following ten (10) years from the date the funds were delivered then the funds shall be released to the Developer or assign.  The funds were delivered by check dated April 4, 2007 (copy attached) which was receipted on June 13, 2007. 

              On August 7, 2017, the County received a letter from Edward W. Becht, Esq. requesting that the County return the fair share contribution to the Developer.  A copy of the August 7 letter is attached.  The County has not improved Seminole Road and has no plans to do so.  Attached is an email dated August 8, 2017 from Shai Francis, CPA, COO of Financial Services indicating that accumulated amount of interest was $23, 188.41 as of August 8, 2017.             

Meeting History

Sep 5, 2017 6:00 PM Video Board of County Commissioners Regular Meeting
MOVER:Tod Mowery, District No. 2, Vice-Chairman
SECONDER:Linda Bartz, District No. 3
AYES:Chris Dzadovsky, Tod Mowery, Linda Bartz, Cathy Townsend
ABSENT:Frannie Hutchinson