"There has been a history of enforcement on this property. It has changed ownership a couple of times since 2003 and each time there has been aSeveral neighbors are asking that the City take immediate action and Victor Torres, the Director of Development Services, has been asked if action will be taken. To date, no commitment by him has been made.
slippage in property maintenance. It has been in and out of compliance in 2003,2004, 2005 and 2008 for weeds and debris. Other major structure dilapidation has come about the last few months, since June 2008 it is out of compliance as a unsafe structure.
"Currently there is a condemnation order in place for 'open and abandoned premises'. A title search is in process to identify the current owner for mailing of notices. BPI is making effort via certified mail to schedule the property for a condemnation hearing before the Building and Standards Commission by July 14, for a public hearing on July 30, 2008 to board and secure and maintain secure. We will report events and hearings."
"Just so I understand. Does this mean that we can't take any action to
secure the property prior to the hearing? My worry is that we know kids are
getting on the property right now, we know that it is not safe and we know that
it continues to be vandalized. If we know these things, can't we secure
it now to protect it and to protect anyone that is trying to get on the property."