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File #: 22-0076   
Type: Departmental Status: Passed
In control: Board of County Commissioners
On agenda: 10/5/2021 Final action: 10/5/2021
Title: DISCUSSION AND REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO NEGOTIATE A CONTRACT TO PURCHASE TWO LOTS ALONG SE WILLOUGHBY BOULEVARD, SOUTH OF SALERNO ROAD FOR ENHANCEMENT TO THE EMPLOYEE WELLNESS PROGRAM
Attachments: 1. Bayles Location Map1.pdf, 2. 061521 - Martin BOCC - Clinic ROI Study.pdf, 3. SUPP MEMO
PLACEMENT: Departmental
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DISCUSSION AND REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO NEGOTIATE A CONTRACT TO PURCHASE TWO LOTS ALONG SE WILLOUGHBY BOULEVARD, SOUTH OF SALERNO ROAD FOR ENHANCEMENT TO THE EMPLOYEE WELLNESS PROGRAM
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
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This request is to discuss the potential acquisition and authorization to negotiate a Contract to purchase parcels A, B and C, located on the west side of SE Willoughby Boulevard, south of SE Salerno Road for potential enhancement to the employee wellness program to provide services for Martin County employees and their families on the County's health insurance plan.
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DEPARTMENT: Public Works
PREPARED BY: Name: Carla T. Segura, FRP
Title: Real Property Manager
REQUESTED BY: Jim Gorton, Public Works Director

PRESET:
PROCEDURES: None

BACKGROUND/RELATED STRATEGIC GOAL:

There has been discussion for acquisition of land to build a facility to operate the County's Employee Wellness Center. The Employee Wellness Center currently operates on a contract and is located at 1050 SE Monterey Road in Stuart. The Employee Wellness Center provides services for Martin County employees and family members that are on the County's health insurance. Currently, the Employee Wellness Center is operating at a high utilization rate and based on analysis from the County's benefits consultant, Gehring Group, we are expected to meet or exceed maximum capacity within a few years. Additionally, the parking in this area has always been a challenge and often a complaint from our employees.
The County currently owns a 1.78-acre parcel on the corner of SE Salerno Road and SE Willoughby Boulevard. Staff recently became aware that the owner of parcels A, B and C, which is cleared and vacant, is receptive to the idea of selling the parcels for such a purpose. The parcels total approximately 2.2 acres. This would provide for a total of approximately 4 acres.
If authorized by the Board of County Commissione...

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