W00000000 2179096 IN THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Petitioner, CIVIL ACTION NO.: …

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2179096

IN THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT

IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION,

Petitioner, CIVIL ACTION NO.: 21-000063-CA v. Parcel Nos.: 173R

UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, LEGATEES, SPOUSES, and CREDITORS IF ANY OF E.L. ALFORD a/k/a EARNEST LESLIE ALFORD ESTATE, and others, Defendants./

AMENDED 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 7, 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 4, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. Central Time, by Zoom conference. Zoom log in information https://zoom.us/j/96009706157, Meeting ID# 960 0970 6157. If you are calling in for a Zoom hearing – call in number + Meeting ID# 960 0970 6157. Dial-in from telephone +1(786) 635-1003 US (Primary), +1(470) 250-9358 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 19, 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

UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, LEGATEES, SPOUSES, AND CREDITORS IF ANY OF E.L. ALFORD a/k/a ERNEST LESLIE ALFORD ESTATE

Parcel 173R

Schedule B

ITEM NO. 2179096 S.R. 77 WASHINGTON COUNTY DESCRIPTION FEE SIMPLE

RIGHT OF WAY Parcel 173R

A parcel of land being in Section 36, Township 3 North, Range 14 West, Washington County, Florida, described as follows: Commence at a 4 inch by 4 inch concrete monument (PSM 5943 SYFRETT) marking the northeast corner of said Section 36; thence North 88°36'04" West 1,900.54 feet along the north line of said Section 36 to the centerline of construction 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); thence South 28°55'19" West 243.03 feet along said centerline; thence departing said centerline, run North 61°04'41" West 174.25 feet to an intersection of the west line of Block 5, Map of R.E.L. McCaskill's First Addition To Wausau as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 28 of the Public Records of Washington County, Florida, with the northerly right of way line of 8th Ave (not open), as shown on said Map of R.E.L. McCaskill's First Addition to Wausau and POINT OF BEGINNING; thence North 88°36'04" West 112.76 feet along said northerly right of way line of 8th Ave. to the easterly right of way line of Jefferson Street (not open), as shown on said Plat; thence North 28°55'19" East 124.04 feet along said easterly right of way line; thence departing said right of way line, run South 88°36'04" East 112.76 feet to said westerly line of Block 5; thence South 28°55'19" West 124.04 feet along said west line of Block 5 to POINT OF BEGINNING; Containing 12,404 square feet, more or less.

OWNED BY: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, LEGATEES,SPOUSES, AND CREDITORS IF ANY OF E.L. ALFORD a/k/a ERNEST LESLIE ALFORD ESTATE

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