Notice of Publication for a New Point
Franchise Motor Vehicle Dealer in a County of More
than 300,000 Population
Pursuant to Section 320.642, Florida Statutes, notice is given that General Motors, LLC, intends to allow the establishment of Ferman on 54, Inc., d/b/a Ferman Chevrolet Buick GMC as a dealership for the sale of automobiles manufactured by General Motors, LLC, (CHEV) at 24252 State Road 54, Lutz, (Pasco County), Florida 33559, on or after February 28, 2011.
The name and address of the dealer operator(s) and principal investor(s) of Ferman on 54, Inc., d/b/a Ferman Chevrolet Buick GMC are dealer operator(s): James L. Ferman, 24252 State Road 54, Lutz, Florida 33559-6787; principal investor(s): Preston Farrior, 24252 State Road 54, Lutz, Florida 33559-6787, Stephen B. Straske, 24252 State Road 54, Lutz, Florida 33559-6787.
The notice indicates intent to establish the new point location in a county of more than 300,000 population, according to the latest population estimates of the University of Florida, Bureau of Economic and Business Research.
Certain dealerships of the same line-make may have standing, pursuant to Section 320.642, Florida Statutes, to file a petition or complaint protesting the application.
Written petitions or complaints must be received by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice and must be submitted to: Nalini Vinayak, Administrator, Dealer License Section, Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Room A-312 MS65, Neil Kirkman Building, 2900 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0635.
A copy of such petition or complaint must also be sent by US Mail to: Greg Ross, General Motors, LLC, Mail Code: 482-A16-C66, 100 Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan 48265.
If no petitions or complaints are received within 30 days of the date of publication, a final order will be issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles approving the establishment of the dealership, subject to the applicant’s compliance with the provisions of Chapter 320, Florida Statutes.