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File #: 18-1916A    Version: 1
Type: County Attorney Item Status: Passed
File created: 11/15/2018 Department: County Attorney
On agenda: 12/11/2018 Final action: 12/11/2018
Title: Public Official Bonds for Public Officers.
Attachments: 1. FE Public Official Bonds for Newly-Elected Commissioners, 2. Resolution 98-216, 3. Public Official Bonds (3)
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Public Official Bonds for Public Officers.



Recommended Action:

Recommended Action

Approval of the Public Official Bonds as required by law for Public Officers elected in November 2018.



Strategic Plan:




Chapter 137, Florida Statutes, requires that public officers post bonds insuring performance of the duties of their offices as provided by law.  Attached are copies of the required bonds as established by Resolution 98-216, which were secured for each official elected in November 2018, by Hartford Fire Insurance Company in the amount of $2,000.00.  Chapter 113.07, Florida Statutes, indicates that the cost of the premium of the bond will be paid out of the general revenue fund of the County. 

Additionally, and in accordance with Chapter 137.01, Florida Statutes, the bond of each County officer of whom a bond is required must be filed with the Clerk of the Circuit Court.


Background Information:



Fiscal Impact:

Total cost to the County for the bonds noted above was $1,022.00.  These bonds have already been purchased and paid for by the Risk Management Department. 


Staff Member Responsible:

Jewel White, County Attorney



Risk Management Department



Public Official Bonds (3).
Resolution 98-216 establishing bond amounts.