St Lucie County
Florida

Resolution
RES-2017-186

Petition to abandon a Plat known as Verano Master Plat as recorded in Plat Book 57 at Page 25 to 32 of the Public Records of St. Lucie County, Florida

Information

Department:Property Acquisition DivisionSponsors:
Category:Abandonment

Financial Impact

N/A

Previous Action

August 1, 2017 - Board of County Commissioners approved Permission to Advertise Notice of Intent and Public Hearing to be held on September 5, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible.

Recommendation

Staff recommends the Board approve the resolution, authorize the Chairman to sign and direct staff to record the resolution in the public records of St. Lucie County, Florida.

Background

The County received a request from Daniel T. Sorrow, Project Manager to abandon the Verano Master Plat recorded in Plat Book 57 at Page 25 to 32 of the Public Records of St. Lucie County.

 

Verano Development, LLC own the entire subdivision.  They have not sold or conveyed any part of the plat and would like to redevelop the property.

 

On June 12, 2017, City Council of the City of Port St. Lucie approved Resolution 17-R36 vacating Verano Master Plat recorded in Plat Book 57 at Page 25 to 32.  Fund Title Notes state in order for the property owner to obtain a clean title insurance policy, it is not enough to simply have the City vacate the plat or replat the property.  The property owner must furnish the County with a certified copy of the resolution of the City vacating the plat, and then obtain a resolution from the County approving the vacation of the plat, per Florida Statute 177.101(4).

 

On August 1, 2017, the Board of County Commissioners approved Permission to Advertise a Notice of Intent and Public Hearing to be held on September 5, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible.

 

On August 9 and 16, 2017, a Notice of Intent and Public Hearing was advertised to be held on September 5, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible in the St. Lucie News Tribune.

 

County staff has reviewed Resolution 17-R36 and has no objections to the vacation of the Plat as there were no dedications in favor of the County on the Plat.

 

County staff would request the Board of County Commissioners approve Resolution No. 17-xxx to hereby vacate and annul the Plat of Verano Master Plat and return the land to acreage.

 

Meeting History

Sep 5, 2017 6:00 PM Video Board of County Commissioners Regular Meeting

JoAnn Riley, Property Acquisition Manager, presented this item.

The County received a request from Daniel T. Sorrow, Project Manager, to abandon the Verano Master Plat recorded in Plat Book 57 at Page 25 to 32 of the Public Records of St. Lucie County. Verano Development, LLC owns the entire subdivision. They have not sold or conveyed any part of the plat and would like to redevelop the property.

On June 12, 2017, City Council of the City of Port St. Lucie approved Resolution 17-R36 vacating Verano Master Plat recorded in Plat Book 57 at Page 25 to 32. Fund Title Notes state in order for the property owner to obtain a clean title insurance policy, it is not enough to simply have the City vacate the plat or replat the property. The property owner must furnish the County with a certified copy of the resolution of the City vacating the plat, and then obtain a resolution from the County approving the vacation of the plat, per Florida Statute 177.101(4). On August 1, 2017, the Board of County Commissioners approved Permission to Advertise a Notice of Intent and Public Hearing to be held on September 5, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible. On August 9 and 16, 2017, a Notice of Intent and Public Hearing was advertised to be held on September 5, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible in the St. Lucie News Tribune. County staff has reviewed Resolution 17-R36 and has no objections to the vacation of the Plat as there were no dedications in favor of the County on the Plat.

County staff requests the Board of County Commissioners approve Resolution No. 17-186 to vacate and annul the Plat of Verano Master Plat and return the land to acreage and to record the resolution in the public records of St. Lucie County, Florida.

Commissioner Dzadovsky asked if Port St. Lucie took the necessary action and what was the outcome. The Property Acquisition Manager responded that Port St. Lucie reviewed this item on June 12, 2017 and it was a unanimous vote.

There were no comments from the public on this item.

Commissioner Mowery motioned to approve the item. Commissioner Bartz seconded the motion and it carried 4-0.

RESULT:APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]
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