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09-26-2000 Minutes MINUTES OF THE CITY OF OCOEE CODE ENFORCEMENT BOARD MEETING SEPTEMBER 26, 2000 CALL TO ORDER Vice-Chairman Lenko called the regular meeting of the Ocoee Code Enforcement Board to order at 7:30 p.m. in the Commission Chambers of City Hall. Vice-Chairman Lenko led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and Member Ellison led the Invocation. The roll was called and a quorum declared present. PRESENT: Vice-Chairman Lenko, Members Ellison, Godek, Henderson and Konicek, Also present were Attorney Tom Feeney, Code Enforcement Supervisor Shelly Simon, Code Enforcement Officers Ed Loeffler and Bob Siegrist, Building Clerk Robin S. Harris, and Administrative Secretary Brenda Maxwell. ABSENT: Chairman Linebarier, Members Chancey, Skiles, and Solomon who were excused. CONSENT AGENDA ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT AGENDA ARE CONSIDERED TO BE ROUTINE BY THE CODE ENFORCEMENT BOARD AND WILL BE ACTED UPON BY ONE MOTION. THERE WILL BE NO SEPARATE DISCUSSION OF THESE ITEMS UNLESS DISCUSSION IS DESIRED BY A MEMBER OF THE BOARD, IN WHICH CASE THE CHAIRMAN WILL INSTRUCT THE BOARD CLERK TO REMOVE THE CONSENT AGENDA AND SUCH ITEM WILL BE CONSIDERED SEPARATELY. The consent agenda consisted of approval of Items A, B (1, 2, & 3) and C: A. Minutes of the Code Enforcement Board Regular Meeting held on Tuesday, August 22, 2000. B. Dismissals 1. Case No. 00-087 - Pleasant G. Dobbs & Peggy A. Dobbs, 1804 Adair Street 2. Case No. 00-098 - Denver Harper, 65 E. Circle Key Drive 3. Case No. 00-108 - Johanna Burt, 1509 Ison Lane C. Affidavit of Compliance 1. Case No. 00-089 Roger C. Freeman, 114 E. Circle Key Drive Member Ellison, seconded by Member Godek, moved to approve the Consent Agenda as presented. Motion carried 5-0. COMMENTS FROM CITIZENS None HEARINGS OF STATEMENTS OF VIOLATIONS PURSUANT TO THE HEARING RULES ADOPTED BY THIS BOARD ON JUNE 27, 1995, VARIOUS DOCUMENTS ARE USED BY THE CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IN EACH CASE AND ARE REPORTED IN THE CASE TESTIMONY GIVEN BY THE CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER. IN THESE MINUTES THE TITLES TO THOSE DOCUMENTS WILL BE ABBREVIATED AS FOLLOWS: NOCV-NOTICE OF CODE VIOLATION;NOH-NOTICE OF HEARING;SOV-STATEMENT OF VIOLATION(S); OOC - ORDER OF CONTINUANCE; CO - COMPLIANCE ORDER; AONC - ORDER OF NON- COMPLIANCE; OIF/L- ORDER IMPOSING FINE/LIEN; AOC - AFFIDAVIT OF COMPLIANCE; RFR - REQUEST FOR Code Enforcement Board Minutes September 26, 2000 REHEARING;ROF-REDUCTION OF FINE;AONC-AFFADAVIT OF NON-COMPLIANCE;AND POS-PROOF OF SERVICE. Building Clerk Harris administered the oath to Code Enforcement Supervisor Simon and Code Enforcement Officers Loeffler and Siegrist. HEARINGS ON STATEMENT OF VIOLATONS PURSUANT TO NOTICES OF HEARINGS Member Konicek, seconded by Member Ellison, moved to consider Case No. 94-039 as the next item on the agenda. Motion carried 5-0. Case No. 94-039 - Terry & Betty Wood, 330 Little Spring Hill Drive Supervisor Simon Violation cited: 115-1; 108-23 I, J, K, L 07-14-94 NOCV Re-inspection Date: 07-24-94 07-29-94 SOV 07-29-94 NOH Meeting Date: 05-28-96 07-29-94 POS Mail (P 864 028 227) 08-23-94 CO September 1, 1994, or $50.00 per day 09-23-94 AONC Re-Inspected 09-02-94 09-27-94 OIFL 09-14-00 AOC Re-Inspected 04-05-95 09-13-00 OIFL Corrected: $10,750.00 Total 09-15-00 RFR/ROF ‘IW 09-21-00 NOH Meeting Date: 09-26-00 09-21-00 POS Mail-Regular Mail-Terry & Betty Wood, 330 Little Spring Hill Drive Ocoee, FL 34761 09-21-00 POS Mail-Regular Mail-Terry Wood, 32136 Laural Court, Eustis FL 32726 09-21-00 POS Fax: Southern Title, Wendy, 407-629-8602 Observation: Observed trash in front and side yard and window in need of repair. New owners, Dave & Barbara Mathis, 330 Little Spring Hill Drive, having been sworn, stated they purchased the home in February 1995, and spent approximately $23,000 to rehabilitate the house. The Mathises stated the home was purchased without knowledge of a lien which they were notified of by Gibson Mortgage Group when they applied to re-finance their mortgage. The Mathises want to abate the lien due to the large amount of money spent to remodel the home. Attorney Feeney stated it is not unusual for the government to transfer property subject to quit claim deeds. Discussion ensued. Recess 7:47 - 7:57 p.m. Code Enforcement Supervisor Simon presented exhibits. Discussion ensued. Member Henderson, seconded by Member Godek, moved to reduce the fine to $0 and satisfy the lien in Case No. 94-039. Motion carried 5-0. 2 Code Enforcement Board Minutes September 26, 2000 L Case No. 00-096 - Ray Harper Trust Agreement, 58 W. Circle Key Drive Officer Siegrist Violation cited: 51-21 A; 108-22 08-07-00 NOCV Re-inspection Date: 08-25-00 08-25-00 SOV 08-25-00 NOH Meeting Date: 09-26-00 08-25-00 POS Mail (7000 05420 0014 8639 9051)-Ray Harper—Trust Agreement 08-25-00 POS Mail (7000 0520 0014 8639 9068)-Dean Harper 08-25-00 POS Mail (700 0520 0014 8639 9075) -Travis Harper Observation: Wired spliced on outside; exterior electrical panel box not wired to NEC Code. Code Enforcement Officer Siegrist, having been sworn, gave a brief history of the Case and stated the property was in compliance as of September 18, 2000. Member Godek, seconded by Member Konicek, moved to find the respondent in Case No. 00- 096 in violation of Sections 51-21 A & 108-22 as of August 17, 2000, but in compliance as of September 18, 2000, and no fine or penalty be imposed. Motion carried 5-0. Member Konicek, seconded by Member Ellison, moved to consider Case No. 00-109 as the next item on the agenda. Motion carried 5-0. Case No. 00-109 - Monica Lynn Bell, 1005 Pinewood Lane Officer Siegrist Violation cited: 108-12 D;108-23 D, R (1 & 2) 08-28-00 NOCV Re-inspection Date: 09-15-00 09-18-00 SOV 09-18-00 NOH Meeting Date: 09-26-00 09-18-00 POS Mail (7000 0520 0014 8639 9365) -Bell Observation: Failure to schedule a Minimum Housing Standards/compliance. Code Enforcement Officer Siegrist, having been sworn, gave a brief history of the Case, presented exhibits and stated as of September 26, 2000, the property is in non-compliance for Sections 108-23 D, R (1 & 2). Respondent, Monica Lynn Bell, having been sworn, stated she notified Officer Siegrist that some of the items would be repaired but other items would have to wait due to lack of money from being laid off. Ms. Bell further stated she was put on a one (1) year waiting list with Orange County Rehabilitation for assistance with the needed repairs. Discussion ensued. Supervisor Simon advised Ms. Bell she would check into rehabilitation funds that would be available sooner. Discussion ensued. Member Ellison, seconded by Member Konicek, moved to continue Case No. 00-109 until January 2001, Code Enforcement Board Meeting. Motion carried 5-0. 3 Code Enforcement Board Minutes September 26, 2000 L Case No. 00-097 - Takoordeen Mangru & Neela Mangru 469 Fort Collins Court Officer Siegrist Violation cited: 108-12 D; 108-19 I; 108-22; 108-23 I, N (1 & 2) , 0, R (1 & 2 ) ,U, NEC 370-25; NEC 424-19 08-11-00 - NOCV Re-inspection Date: 08-24-00 08-25-00 - SOV 08-25-00 - NOH Meeting Date: 09-26-00 08-25-00 - POS Mail (7000 0520 0014 8639 9099) -Takoordeen Mangru 08-25-00 - POS Mail (7000 0520 0014 8639 9089) -Neela Mangru 09-15-00 POS Post Observation: Failure to schedule a Minimum Housing Standards/compliance re-inspection. Code Enforcement Officer Siegrist, having been sworn, gave a brief history of the Case, and stated as of September 18, 2000, the property was in full compliance. Member Konicek, seconded by Member Godek, moved to find the respondents in Case No. 00-097 in violation of Sections 108-12 D; 108-19 I; 108-22; 108-23 I, N (1&2), 0, R (1&2), U; NEC 370-25 & NEC 424-19 as of August 21, 2000, but in compliance as of September 18, 2000, and no fine or penalty be imposed. Motion carried 5-0. Case No. 00-099 - Stella G. King, 131 N. Cumberland Avenue Officer Loeffler Violation Cited: 115-5 08-07-00 NOCV Re-Inspection Date: 08-25-00 08-28-00 SOV 08-28-00 NOH Meeting Date: 09-26-00 08-28-00 POS Mail (7000 0520 0014 8639 9143) -Stella G. King, Ocoee 08-28-00 POS Mail (7000 0520 0014 8639 9136) -Stella G. King, Winter Garden 09-15-00 POS Post Observation: Overgrown vacant lot. Code Enforcement Officer Loeffler, having been sworn gave a brief history of the Case and stated that as of September 26, 2000, the property is in non-compliance. Supervisor Simon stated that the respondent is deceased. The city has approximately $800.00 of mowing liens against the property and the city would like to see more liens filed against the property to foreclose on the property. Member Godek, seconded by Member Henderson, moved to find the respondent in Case No. 00-099, in violation of Section 115-5 as of August 22, 2000, but to give until September 27, 2000, to comply or be fined$250.00 a day. Motion 5-0. Case No. 00-102 - Kristine M. Remick & Richard Andrew McGilligan 1606 Ison Lane Officer Siegrist Violation Cited: 108-12 D; 108-19 I; 108-20 B; LDC 54-3 A (1) , D. 08-07-00 NOCV Re-Inspection Date: 08-29-00 08-31-00 SOV 4 Code Enforcement Board Minutes September 26, 2000 08-31-00 NOH Meeting Date: 09-26-00 08-31-00 POS Mail (7000 0520 0014 8639 9174) -Remick & McGilligan 09-15-00 POS Post Observation: Failure to schedule a Minimum Housing Standards/compliance re-inspection. Officer Siegrist, having been sworn, gave a brief history of the Case, stated the house is vacant and as of September 26, 2000, the property is in non-compliance. Member Konicek, seconded by Member Godek, moved to find the respondents in Case No. 00-102 in violation of Sections 108-12 D; 108-19 I; 108-20 B; IDC 54-3 A (1), D, as of August 17, 2000 and to give until October 9, 2000, to comply or forfeit $100.00 a day. Motion carried 5-0. Member Ellison, seconded by Member Konicek, moved to adopt same testimony from Case No. 00- 106 and 00-107. Motion carried 5-0. Case No. 00-106 - Fred C. Hudson, III, Trust, 10401 W. Colonial Drive Officer Loeffler Violatlion Cited: 51-21 A; LDC 8-6 A 08-07-00 NOCV Re-Inspection Date: 09-13-900 09-15-00 SOV 09-15-00 NOH Meeting Date: 09-26-00 09-15-00 POS Mail (7000 0520 0014 8639 9334) -Fred C. Hudson, III 09-18-00 POS Post-9/15-00 Observation: Two permanent signs affixed to building without permits and use of sign/banner type signs operating business without City Occupational License. Case No. 00-107 - Hudson Furniture, 1401 W. Colonial Drive Officer Loeffler Violation Cited: 51-21 A; LDC 8-6 A 08-07-00 NOCV Re-Inspection Date: 09-13-00 09-15-00 SOV 09-15-00 NOH Meeting Date: 09-26-00 09-15-00 POS Mail (7000 0520 0014 8639 9341) -Hudson Furniture 09-18-00 POS HAND DELIVERY-09-15-00 by Officer E. Loeffler Observation: Two permanent signs affixed to building without permits and use of sign/banner type signs operating business without City Occupational License. Officer Loeffler, having been sworn, gave a detailed history of the Cases, presented exhibits and stated as of September 15, 2000, the property was in partial compliance. Member Ellison, seconded by Member Konicek, moved to find the respondents in Case Nos. 00-106 and 00-107 in violation of Section 51-21 A as of September 15, 2000, but to give until October 10, 2000, to comply or be fined$250.00 a day for each case. Motion carried 5-0. Case No 00-110 - Mario Ochoa & Maria De Jesus Ochoa, 1511 Tangerwood Court Officer Siegrist Violation Cited: 108-12 D; 108-19 I; NEC 110-12 A; NEC 370-25 08-28-00 NOCV Re-Inspection Date: 09-15-00 09-18-00 SOV 09-18-00 NOH Meeting Date: 09-26-00 09-18-00 POS Mail (7000 0520 0014 8639 9371) -Mario Ochoa 5 Code Enforcement Board Minutes September 26, 2000 09-18-00 POS Mail (7000 0520 0014 8639 9389 -Maria De Jesus Ochoa Observation: Failure to schedule a Minimum Housing Stand- ards/compliance re-inspection. Officer Siegrist, having been sworn, gave a brief history of the Case and stated as of September 20, 2000, the property was in full compliance. Member Godek, seconded by Member Konicek, moved to find the respondents in Case No. 00-110, in violation of Sections 108-12 D; 108-19 I; NEC 110-12 A; NEC 370-25 as of September 7, 2000, but in compliance as of September 20, 2000, and no fine or penalty be imposed. Motion carried 5-0. Case 00-091 - Christian J. Larsen, 1214 Adeleide Court Officer Loeffler Violation Cited: 108-22; 108-23 E (2) , I, M, (1 & 2) ; 108-35 07-06-00 NOCV Re-Inspection Date: 07-26-00 08-01-00 SOV 08-01-00 NOH Meeting Date: 08-22-00 08-01-00 POS Mail (Z 203 423 409) C. Larsen, 1214 Adeleide Court 08-01-00 POS Mail (Z 203 423 411) C. Larsen, 4217 Meadowbrooke Ave., Orlando 32808-2133 08-11-00 POS Post 08-22-00 CO 108-22; 108-23 E (2) ; 108-35 By September 1, 2000, or $250 Per Day Per Violation 09-15-00 AONC Re-Inspected 09-15-00 Observation: Front porch roof support beam rotted/loose. Garage door damaged/broken. Front entrance door hardware damaged/missing strike-plate. Dilapidated/damaged fence (both wood and chain link) with open and missing sections. Unsecured/unprotected access to partially filled in-ground swimming pool. Broken/cracked front window. Exterior electrical service panel missing face plate. Officer Loeffler, having been sworn, gave a detailed history of the Case, and stated the nuisance has been abated and the property is in non-compliance. Member Konicek, seconded by Member Godek, moved to enter an order of fine and lien of$250.00 per day, per violation for Case No. 00-091 as of September 02, 2000. Motion carried 5-0. OTHER BUSINESS Case No. 94-039 and 00-091 were considered under Item IV. Hearings On Statement Of Violations Pursuant To Notices Of Hearings. COMMENTS Building Clerk Harris - none Attorney Feeney - I'm glad to be here. Code Enforcement Supervisor Simon - None Code Officer Loeffler - None Code Officer Siegrist - None Vice-Chairman Lenko - Welcomed Mr. Henderson to the Code Enforcement Board. Member Godek - Welcomed Mr. Henderson. (ow Member Konicek - Welcomed Mr. Henderson. Administrative Secretary Maxwell - Please pass around "Parallel Lives." 6 Code Enforcement Board Minutes September 26, 2000 Member Henderson - None Member Ellison - Welcomed Mr. Henderson and the board should give Ms. King adequate time to mow the lot. ADJOURNMENT Meeting adjourned at 9:23 P.M. Attest: APPROVED: iirrA 41016 ob' Har ng Clerk Denise Lenko, Vice-Chairman IkL111/411- '-4W� Brenda Maxwell, Administrative Secretary L L 7