18-003970 Phillips Chrysler Jeep Dodge, Inc., D/B/A Phillips Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram vs. Summerfield Auto Acquisitions, Inc.; And Fca Us, Llc
 Status: Closed
Settled and/or Dismissed prior to entry of RO/FO on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.


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1FINAL ORDER NO. :

5HSMV-19-0122- Fo -MS

8DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAY SAFETY AND MOTOR VEHICLES

15STATE OF FLORIDA

18DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAY SAFETY AND MOTOR VEHICLES

25PHILLIPS CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE, INC.

30d/b/a PHILLIPS CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE

35RAM, HSMV Case Nos.: MS-18-877

40Petitioner, MS-18-880 MS-18-879

43vs. MS-18-881

45SUMMERFIELD AUTO ACQUISITIONS, DOAH Case Nos.: 18-3970

52INC. and FCA US LLC, 18-3971

5818-3972

59Respondent. 18-3973

61/

62BILL BRY AN CHRYSLER, DODGE, JEEP

68INC. d/b/a BILL BRY AN CHRYSLER

74DODGE JEEP RAM, HSMV Case Nos.: MS-18-887

81Petitioner, MS-18-889 MS-18-888

84vs. MS-18-890

86SUMMERFIELD AUTO ACQUISITIONS, DOAH Case Nos.: 18-3974 18-3975

94INC. and FCA US LLC, 18-3976

10018-3977

101Respondent.

102FINALORDER

103This matter cornes before the Department ofHighway

110Safety and Motor Vehicles for entry

116of a final order upon submission of an Order Closing Files and Relinquishing Jurisdiction issued

131January 15, 2019, by the Honorable Robert J. Telfer III, Administrative Law Judge of the Division

147of Administrative Hearings, based on Respondent's Withdrawal of Notices of Intent to Establish

160and Motion to Dismiss as Moot, filed January 14, 2019, copies of which are attached and

176incorporated by reference in this order.

182The original petitions in this matter protested the establishment of Summerfield Auto

194Acquisitions, Inc., as a new point dealership for the sale and service of Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and

211Ram motor vehicles. In its unopposed motion, the manufacturer, Respondent FCA US LLC,

224withdraws its notices of intent to establish the proposed new point location, which was the sole

240Page 1 of3

243PHILLIPS CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE, INC. & BILL BRY AN CHRYSLER, DODGE, JEEP INC.

256v. SUMMERFIELD AUTO ACQUISITIONS, INC. & FCA US LLC

265HSMV Case Nos . MS-18-877, MS-18-879 , MS-18-880, MS-18-881, MS-18-887, MS-18-888, MS-18-889 &

277MS-18-890

278DOAH Case Nos. 18-3970, 18-3971, 18-3972, 18-3973, 18-3974, 18-3975, 18-3976 & 18-3977

290issue at dispute in the petitions. There being no further issues before the Department, the cases are

307now moot.

309Upon review of the record in the above-styled case and being fully advised in the premises,

325the Department hereby dismisses the petitions as moot. Accordingly, it is ORDERED that the

339cases are CLOSED.

342DONE AND ORDERED this L8f...- day of January, 2019.

351Robert Kynoch, D. ector of Motorist Services

358Department of Hi way Safety and Motor V chicles

3672900 Apalachee Parkway

370Tallahassee, Florida 32399

373COPIES FURNISHED this ')(\\),n, day of January, 2019, to:

383Joseph R. Gillespie, Agency Clerk J. Andrew Bertron, Esquire

392Department of Highway Safety Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough, LLP

402and Motor V chicles 215 South Monroe Street, Suite 400

412Room A432, Mail Stop 2 Tallahassee, Florida 32301

4202900 Apalachee Parkway and y .bertron ({L nelsonmullins.com

428Tallahassee, Florida 32399 susan.orach (i1 nelsonmullins.com

434ogcfil ing@flhsm v. gov

438joegillespie@flhsmv. gov James Pagano, Esquire

443Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough, LLP

449Robert Craig Spickard, Esquire 215 South Monroe Street, Suite 400

459Kurkin, Forehand & Brandes, LLP Tallahassee, Florida 32301

467315 South Calhoun Street, Suite 850 j ames. p a g ano (a :nelsonmullins.com

481Tallahassee, Florida 32301 susan.orach (a nelsonmullins.com

487cs p ickard (ct kfb-law . com

494aw y lie (h kfb-law.com Eric S. Golden, Esquire

503Burr & Forman, LLP

507Nicholas A. Bader, Esquire 200 South Orange A venue, Suite 800

518Bass Sox Mercer Orlando, Florida 32801

5242822 Remington Green Circle e g olden (a bun.com

533Tallahassee, Florida 32308 j mor g an ( a burr. com

544nbader (a dealerlaw > er.com

549v powell (a dealerlaw y er.com

555Page 2 of3

558PHILLIPS CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE, INC. & BILL BRYAN CHRYSLER, DODGE, JEEP INC.

570v. SUMMERFIELD AUTO ACQUISITIONS, INC. & FCA US LLC

579HSMV Case Nos. MS-18-877, MS-18-879, MS-18-880, MS-18-881, MS-18-887, MS-18-888, MS-18-889 &

590MS-18-890 DOAH

592Case Nos. 18-3970, 18-3971, 18-3972, 18-3973, 18-3974, 18-3975, 18-3976 & 18-3977

603Joseph W. Letzer, Esquire John W. Forehand, Esquire

611Burr & Forman, LLP Kurkin, Forehand & Brandes, LLP

620420 20th Street North, Suite 3400 315 South Calhoun Street, Suite 850

632Birmingham, Alabama 35203 Tallahassee, Florida 32301

638j letzer ra. burr.com j forehand ra . kfb - law.com

649whamm (a burr.com aw y he ra . kfb - law . com

662Dent M. Morton, Esquire Palmer Brand, Chief of Dealer Services

672Burr & Forman, LLP Department of Highway Safety

680420 20th Street North, Suite 3400 and Motor Vehicles

689Birmingham, Alabama 35203 Neil Kirkman Building, Room A-312, MS 65

699dmorton (a burr.com 2900 Apalachee Parkway

705whamm Ql burr. com Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0635

712George W. Mykulak, Esquire p almerbrand (li flhsm v. g o v

724Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough, LLP

730One Post Office Square, 30th Floor

736Boston, Massachusetts 02109

739NOTICE OF APPEAL RIGHTS

743A party adversely affected by this final order may seek judicial review as provided in

758section 120.68, Florida Statutes, and Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.190. Judicial review

771is initiated by filing a notice of appeal with the Agency Clerk, and a copy of the notice of appeal,

791accompanied by the filing fee, with the appropriate district court of appeal. The notice of appeal

807must conform to the requirements of Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.11 0( d) and must be

824filed (i.e., received by the Agency Clerk) within thirty days of rendition of this final order.

840Filing with the Department's Agency Clerk may be accomplished by U.S. mail, express

853ovemight delivery, hand delivery, facsimile transmission, or electronic mail. The address for

865ovemight delivery or hand delivery is Joseph Gillespie, DHSMV Agency Clerk, Department of

878Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, 2900 Apalachee Parkway, A-432, MS-2, Tallahassee,

889Florida 32399. The facsimile number is (850) 617-5112. The email address is

901OGCFihn l!(!l flhsmv. g ov.

906Page 3 of3

909PHILLIPS CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE, INC. & BILL BRYAN CHRYSLER, DODGE, JEEP INC.

921v. SUMMERFIELD AUTO ACQUISITIONS, INC. & FCA US LLC

930HSMV Case Nos. MS-18-877, MS-18-879, MS-18-880, MS-18-881, MS-18-887, MS-18-888, MS-18-889 &

941MS-18-890

942DOAH Case Nos. 18-3970, 18-3971, 18-3972, 18-3973, 18-3974, 18-3975 , 18-3976 & 18-3977

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Proceedings
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Date: 01/30/2019
Proceedings: Agency Final Order filed.
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Date: 01/28/2019
Proceedings: Agency Final Order
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Date: 01/15/2019
Proceedings: Order Closing Files and Relinquishing Jurisdiction. CASE CLOSED.
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Date: 01/14/2019
Proceedings: Withdrawal of Notices of Intent to Establish and Motion to Dismiss as Moot filed.
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Date: 01/11/2019
Proceedings: Petitioner Phillips Chrysler Jeep Dodge, Inc.'s Motion to Maintain Confidential Documents under Seal filed.
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Date: 01/10/2019
Proceedings: Petitioner Bill Bryan Chrysler Dodge Jeep Inc.'s Motion to Maintain Confidential Documents under Seal (motion to determine confidentiality of document) filed.
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Date: 01/02/2019
Proceedings: Notice of Designation of Additional Expert (by Bill Bryan Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Inc) filed.
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Date: 12/28/2018
Proceedings: Notice of Designation of Additional Expert filed.
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Date: 12/13/2018
Proceedings: Petitioner, Bill Bryan Chrysler Dodge Jeep Inc.'s Notice of Serving Discovery Responses filed.
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Date: 12/05/2018
Proceedings: FCA US LLC's Notice of Serving Discovery filed.
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Date: 12/05/2018
Proceedings: FCA US LLC's Notice of Serving Discovery filed.
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Date: 11/16/2018
Proceedings: Order Granting Joint Motion to Establish Schedule for Expert Discovery.
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Date: 11/08/2018
Proceedings: Joint Motion to Establish Schedule for Expert Discovery filed.
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Date: 09/24/2018
Proceedings: FCA US LLC's Notice of Serving Discovery Responses filed.
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Date: 09/20/2018
Proceedings: Summerfield Auto Acquisitions, Inc.'s Notice of Serving Discovery Responses filed.
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Date: 09/18/2018
Proceedings: Summerfield Auto Acquisitions, Inc.'s Notice of Serving Discovery Responses filed.
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Date: 09/14/2018
Proceedings: FCA US LLC's Notice of Serving Discovery Responses filed.
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Date: 09/11/2018
Proceedings: FCA US LLC's Notice of Serving Discovery Responses filed.
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Date: 09/07/2018
Proceedings: Petitioner, Bill Bryan Chrysler Dodge Jeep Inc's Notice of Serving of Discovery Responses filed.
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Date: 08/28/2018
Proceedings: Undeliverable envelope returned from the Post Office.
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Date: 08/28/2018
Proceedings: Undeliverable envelope returned from the Post Office.
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Date: 08/24/2018
Proceedings: Undeliverable envelope returned from the Post Office.
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Date: 08/23/2018
Proceedings: Petitioner, Bill Bryan Chrysler Dodge Jeep Inc.'s Notice of Serving Discovery filed.
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Date: 08/21/2018
Proceedings: Notice of Court Reporter filed.
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Date: 08/17/2018
Proceedings: Amended Notice of Hearing (hearing set for March 4 through 8, 11 through 15 and 25 through 29, 2019; 9:00 a.m.; Tallahassee, FL; amended as to Issue).
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Date: 08/17/2018
Proceedings: Order of Pre-hearing Instructions.
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Date: 08/17/2018
Proceedings: Notice of Hearing (hearing set for March 4 through 8, 11 through 15 and 25 through 29, 2019; 9:00 a.m.; Tallahassee, FL).
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Date: 08/14/2018
Proceedings: Petitioner, Bill Bryan Chrysler Dodge Jeep Inc's Notice of Serving Discovery filed.
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Date: 08/13/2018
Proceedings: Notice of Appearance (John Forehand) filed.
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Date: 08/10/2018
Proceedings: Petitioner, Phillips Chrysler Jeep Dodge's Notice of Serving Discovery filed.
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Date: 08/10/2018
Proceedings: Order Accepting Qualified Representative.
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Date: 08/09/2018
Proceedings: Respondent FCA US LLC's Request for Representation by Qualified Representative filed.
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Date: 08/09/2018
Proceedings: Order Accepting Qualified Representative.
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Date: 08/09/2018
Proceedings: Order Accepting Qualified Representative.
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Date: 08/08/2018
Proceedings: Bill Bryan Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Inc.'s Motion for Joseph W. Letzer to Appear as a Qualified Representative filed.
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Date: 08/08/2018
Proceedings: Bill Bryan Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Inc.'s Motion for Dent M. Morton to Appear as a Qualified Representative filed.
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Date: 08/07/2018
Proceedings: Amended Order of Consolidation (amended as to style only).
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Date: 08/07/2018
Proceedings: Order of Consolidation (DOAH Case Nos. 18-3970, 18-3971, 18-3972, 18-3973, 18-3974, 18-3975, 18-3976, 18-3977).
Date: 08/06/2018
Proceedings: CASE STATUS: Pre-Hearing Conference Held.
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Date: 08/06/2018
Proceedings: Joint Response to Initial Order filed.
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Date: 08/06/2018
Proceedings: Notice of Telephonic Status Conference (status conference set for August 9, 2018; 9:00 a.m.).
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Date: 08/03/2018
Proceedings: FCA US LLC's Notice of Serving Discovery filed.
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Date: 08/01/2018
Proceedings: Notice of Appearance (James Pagano) filed.
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Date: 08/01/2018
Proceedings: Notice of Appearance (J. Bertron) filed.
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Date: 07/31/2018
Proceedings: Notice of Appearance (Nicholas Bader) filed.
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Date: 07/30/2018
Proceedings: Initial Order.
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Date: 07/30/2018
Proceedings: Agency action letter filed.
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Date: 07/30/2018
Proceedings: Petition or Complaint Protesting Additional Chrysler Dealership filed.
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Date: 07/30/2018
Proceedings: Agency referral filed.

Case Information

Judge:
ROBERT J. TELFER III
Date Filed:
07/30/2018
Date Assignment:
07/30/2018
Last Docket Entry:
01/30/2019
Location:
Tallahassee, Florida
District:
Northern
Agency:
ADOPTED IN TOTO
 

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