IN THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Petitioner, CIVIL ACTION NO.: 21-000065-CA v. Parcel Nos.: 131 McCASKILL INVESTMENT COMPANY, a FLORIDA CORPORATION, and others, Defendants. / NOTICE OF ACTION IN EMINENT DOMAIN AND NOTICE OF HEARING TO: All defendants named in Schedule A, attached; all parties claiming interests by, through, under, or against the named defendants; and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title, or interest in and to the property described in Schedule B. A petition in eminent domain has been filed to acquire certain property interests in Washington County, Florida. Each defendant is required to serve written defenses to the petition on petitioner's attorney, whose name and address are shown below, on or before October 14, 2021, and to file the original of the defenses with the clerk of this court either before service on the petitioner's attorney or immediately thereafter, showing what right, title, interest, or lien defendant has in or to the property described in the petition, and to show cause why that property should not be taken for the uses and purposes set forth in the petition. If any defendant fails to do so, a default will be entered against that defendant for the relief demanded in the petition. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a Declaration of Taking has been filed in this cause and that petitioner will apply for an Order of Taking and any other order the court deems proper before the Honorable Timothy Register one of the judges of this court, on Thursday, November 18, 2021, at 11:15 a.m. Central Time, by Zoom conference. Zoom log in information https://zoom.us/j/99189345976, Meeting ID# 991 8934 5976. If you are calling in for a Zoom hearing – call in number + Meeting ID# 991 8934 5976. Dial-in from telephone +1(786) 635-1003 US (Primary), +1(267) 831-0333 US (Secondary). All Defendants in this action may request a hearing at the time and place designated and be heard. Any Defendant failing to file a request for hearing shall waive any right to object to the Order of Taking.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on August 24, 2021 Lora C. Bell As Clerk of Court By:Jo Ann Hayes As Deputy Clerk
Jodie M. Buckentin Florida Bar No.: 99757 Florida Department of Transportation Assistant General Counsel Post Office Box 607 Chipley, FL 32428-0607 Telephone: (850) 330-1289 Facsimile: (850) 330-1758 Attorney for Petitioner Jodie.Buckentin@dot.state.fl.us Amy.Rehberg@dot.state.fl.us D3.Litigation@dot.state.fl.us
Schedule A McCASKILL INVESTMENT COMPANY, A FLORIDA CORPORATION Parcel 131 UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, LEGATEES, SPOUSES, and CREDITORS of R.E.L. McCASKILL Parcel 131 Schedule B ITEM NO. 2179096 S.R. 77 WASHINGTON COUNTY DESCRIPTION FEE SIMPLE RIGHT OF WAY Parcel 131 Pond 3 (part) Block 57, Map of R.E.L. McCaskill's First Addition To Wausau as per plat recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 28 of the Public Records of Washington County, Florida, lying westerly of the existing westerly right of way line of State Road 77 as shown on Florida Department of Transportation (F.D.O.T.) Right of Way Map, F.P. No. 2179096 (said map being on file at F.D.O.T. District 3 Office, Chipley, Florida), and being in the Northwest ¼ of Section 36, Township 3 North, Range 14 West; Containing 0.623 acres, more or less. OWNED BY: MCCASKILL INVESTMENTS COMPANY, A FLORIDA CORPORATION SUBJECT TO: Interest, if any, in favor of Charlene Levey Holler. Interest, if any, in favor of Angeline Smith. Interest, if any, in favor of unknown heirs' devisees, legatees, spouses, and creditors if any of R.E.L. McCaskill.