Housing Board of Appeals Minutes 04-06-2006

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                                  CITY OF MUSKEGON
                          MUSKEGON HOUSING BOARD OF APPEALS
                                  MEETING MINUTES
                                       04/06/06
                                        5:30PM



ATTENDANCE:                 Randy Mackie, Greg Borgman, Jon Rolewicz,
                            Ed Simmons, Kirk Kolberg

ABSENT:

EXCUSED:                    Nick Kroes(late), Chris Carter


STAFF:                      Henry Faltinowski, Carmen Smith, Don LaBrenz, Jim Hoppus,
                            Mark Kincaid, Major Metcalf


GUESTS:


Meeting minutes: A motion was made by Randy Mackie and seconded by Jon
Rolewicz to approve the March 2006 minutes.

A roll call vote was taken:

AYES:                       NAYES:                      EXCUSED:                    ABSENT:
Greg Borgman
Randy Mackie
Jon Rolewicz
                                                        Nick Kroes(late)
                                                        Chris Carter

Ed Simmons
Kirk Kolberg

Motion carried.




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DANGEROUS BUILDING REVIEW CASES:

EN-050119 – 1751 McIllwraith St., John W. Phillips, 307 E. H Street, Tehachapi,
CA 93561 – Removed from agenda.


DANGEROUS BUILDING NEW CASES

EN-060012- 375 JACKSON – Mortgage Electronic Registration, 3476 State View
Blvd, Fort Mill SC 29715

No one was present to represent case.

Staff Recommendation: Declare the building substandard, a public nuisance, and
dangerous building.

Motion made by Randy Mackie and seconded by Jon Rolewicz to accept staff
recommendation.

A roll call vote was taken:

AYES:                       NAYES:                      EXCUSED:                    ABSENT:
Greg Borgman
Randy Mackie
Jon Rolewicz
Nick Kroes
                                                        Chris Carter

Ed Simmons
Kirk Kolberg

Motion carried.

EN-060011-1957 Continental St. – Bankers Trust Co. of CA, 400 Countrywide
Way, Simi Valley, CA 93065-6298

No one was present to represent case.

Mark Kincaid stated a call was received from a realtor indicating a possible sale.

Staff Recommendation: Declare the building substandard, a public nuisance, and
dangerous building.

Motion made by Randy Mackie and seconded by Ed Simmons to accept staff
recommendation.

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A roll call vote was taken:

AYES:                       NAYES:                      EXCUSED:                    ABSENT:
Greg Borgman
Randy Mackie
Jon Rolewicz
Nick Kroes
                                                        Chris Carter
Ed Simmons
Kirk Kolberg

Motion carried.

EN-060009 – 1226 Pine St – B & P Group Inc. 6000 28th St. SE Ste #200, Grand
Rapids, MI 49546-6927

Mark Kincaid asked that case be removed from agenda until May 2006 meeting to
allow future owner to pull permits and provide timeline.


OLD BUSINESS:

Jon Rolewicz stated that the dangerous building list previously listed 84 Hartford and
case came before board 4 years ago and was tabled but now doesn’t appear on list
and he is hearing of complaints from neighbors. Henry Faltinowski stated building
was used for storage but would investigate why it was taken off the list. Greg
Borgman asked about status on 1211 Third. Don LaBrenz stated work was started on
roof without a permit and was issued a stop work order. Carmen Smith stated owner
had faxed over a completed building permit application 04/06/06 and the owners
brother would be in to pay for permit. Greg Borgman updated board on action by
Neighborhood Association regarding empty homes on Monroe Street, Fourth St, and
Houston Street. Ed Simmons asked about 1538 Hudson. Don LaBrenz said the
contract had been awarded to Franklin Contractors to demolish. Jon Rolewicz asked
about homes on Sanford Street near Houston that is in disrepair.



NEW BUSINESS:

ADJOURNMENT:                         5:45 PM



                                            CITY OF MUSKEGON

   AMERICAN DISABILITY ACT POLICY FOR ACCESS TO OPEN MEETINGS OF
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THE CITY COMMISSION AND ANY OF ITS COMMITTEES OR SUBCOMMITTEES.

The City of Muskegon will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services,
such as signers for the hearing impaired and audiotapes of printed materials being
considered at the meeting, upon twenty-four hours notice to the City of Muskegon.
Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the City
of Muskegon by writing or calling the following.

                                       Gail Kundinger, City Clerk
                                          933 Terrace Street
                                         Muskegon, MI 49443
                                (616) 724-6705 or TDD (616) 724-6773




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