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Ord 66-2002 8/20/2002 ORDINANCE NO. lob-c ORDINANCE CLOSING PUBLIC HEARING AND FINDING CERTAIN BUILDINGS AND/OR STRUCTURES TO BE DANGEROUS; COMMANDING PROPERTY OWNERS TO DEMOLISH SAID BUILDINGS AND/OR STRUCTURES WITHIN THIRTY (30) DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS ORDINANCE AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY; FINDING AND DETERMINING THAT THE MEETING AT WHICH THIS ORDINANCE WAS PASSED WAS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AS REQUIRED BY LAW. WHEREAS, the Code Enforcement Division and the City of Wichita Falls, acting under the provisions of Article VIII of Chapter 22 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Wichita Falls, has served notice to the owners of the property listed in Section 3 of this ordinance, that the building or buildings on the premises have been classified as dangerous structures and that certain corrections were needed to be made or the building(s) demolished; and WHEREAS, the property owners and all other persons having an interest in the property have been duly served by the Code Enforcement Division of the time and date of the Public Hearing for the property owners to appear before the City Council to show cause why such buildings or structures in Section 3 should not be demolished in accordance with the State of Particulars set forth in the Code Enforcement Division's notice; and said Public Hearing was had and held at the time and place fixed therefore, to wit, on the 20th day of August, 2002 at 8:30 A.M. in the Council Chambers in the City of Wichita Falls, Texas, and at such Public Hearing the following protests and objections were made, to wit: PROTESTED: SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT A And said hearing was continued until all desiring to be heard were given full fair opportunity to be heard and the City Council of the City of Wichita Falls, having fully considered all property matters, is of the opinion that the said hearing should be closed. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, THAT: SECTION 1. Said hearing be and the same is hereby closed, and the said protests and objections, and any and all other protest objections, whether enumerated or not, be and the same are hereby overruled, except as identified on Exhibit A. If corrective actions are not completed within the period authorized by the City Council acting as Building Commission the structure will be demolished. SECTION 2. From the evidence presented in the aforementioned Public Hearing by property owners appearing and the Code Enforcement Division of the City of Wichita Falls, the building and/or structures at the locations listed in the Section 3 with the corresponding property owners, are found to be dangerous buildings as defined in said Article VIII, and the property owners listed or any other person having an interest in said buildings as shown by title search by the City of Wichita Falls, are hereby commanded to repair or demolish the buildings and/or structures in accordance with the State of Particulars set forth in the Code Enforcement Division's notice. The property owners listed or any other person having an interest in said buildings as shown by title search by the City of Wichita Falls are further commanded to repair or demolish in accordance with the State of Particulars set forth in the Code Enforcement Division's notice within thirty (30) days from the date of this ordinance. LIST OF STRUCTURES TO BE REPAIRED NONE SECTION 3. From the evidence presented in the aforementioned Public Hearing by property owners appearing and the Code Enforcement Division for the City of Wichita Falls, the buildings and/or structures at the locations listed in this section with the corresponding property owners, are found to dangerous buildings which cannot be repaired as defined in said Article VIII and the property owners listed or any other person having an interest in said buildings as shown by the title search by the City of Wichita Falls, are hereby commanded to demolish the buildings and/or structures in accordance with the State of Particulars set forth in the Code Enforcement Division's notice. The property owners listed or any other person having an interest in said buildings as shown by title search by the City of Wichita Falls are further commanded to demolish in accordance with the State of Particulars set forth in the Code Enforcement Division's notice within thirty (30) days from the date of this ordinance. LIST OF STRUCTURES TO BE DEMOLISHED START TAPE NUMBER ONE DATE OF ADDRESS OWNER INTIAL LETTER & LEGAL DESCRIPTION LIENHOLDER AND COMMENTS 2. Tape #1 1418 Tulip Jessie (Ragsdale) Duval Written — 03/04/02 (Main) Water Disc. — 02/07/02 Lot 2 Blk 2 Jackson-Denman Address Unknown Delinq. Taxes - $903.03 (1995 &2001) 3. Tape #1 1408 North Rosewood Ed M. Watkins Written — 11/08/99 (Main) Water Disc. — 09/01/93 Lot 7 Blk 1 Jackson-Denman Address Unknown Delinq. Taxes- $2,112.23 (1992-1993 &1995-2001) 4. Tape #1 708 Roosevelt James Crouch Jr. Written — 02/25/02 (A & B) Water Disc. — 7/11/00 Lot 29 BIk 1 Burnett 1' 9300 Turrentine Taxes — Paid El Paso, Texas 79925 5. Tape #1 514 Woods 0. V. Champion Written — 03/08/02 (Main) Water Disc. — 12/13/00 Lots 7&8 BIk 1 Homewood Address Unknown Delinq. Taxes - Heights $1,087.48 (1996-2001) 6. Tape #1 1208 Williams B. H. Mosley Written — 03/05/99 (Garage) Water Disc. — 12/04/91 Lot 12 BIk 3 Holliday Height Address Unknown Delinq. Taxes — $7,047.87 (1992-2001) 7. Tape #1 511 Juarez Hallie Price Written — 10/31/00 (Main) %Worrell Water Disc. — 06/30/00 Lot 6 BIk 15 Bateson 2"d 11018 W Dana Ln Delinq. Taxes- Addition Avondale, AZ 85323 $4,377.02 (1988-2001) 8. Tape #1 410 Homes Edna Earl Barrett Written — 10/04/00 (Main) Water Disc. — 02/05/01 Lot 13 BIk 16 Bateson 2"tl 510 Marconi St Delinq. Taxes - $102.52 Addition Wichita Falls, TX 76301 (2000-2001) 9. Tape #1 1955 Perigo (aka 1102 Faye Irene Perkins Written — 05/12/00 Hawthorne) (Main) Water Disc. — 11/12/99 65x150' Blk 32 South Side Address Unknown Delinq. Taxes- Acres $1,099.35 (1982-1985 & 2000-2001) 10. Tape #1 1410 25th Michael Edward Ledue Written — 10/04/00 (Main) Water Disc. — 07/20/00 60x165 Ft BIk 8 Abst. 302 — J PO Box 533 Taxes- Paid Wichita Falls, TX 76307 12. Tape #1 1636 Pearl Connie Trujillo Written — 11/01/99 (Main & Garage) Water Disc. — 12/11/98 Lot 10 BIk 44 Southland Address Unknown Delinq. Taxes - $2,144.65 (1998-2001) 13. Tape #1 1615 Britain Ruth Moser Written — 06/28/00 (Main) Water Disc. — 7/18/94 Lot 17 BIk 1 Campbell Address Unknown Delinq. Taxes - $3,826.46 (1995-2001) 14. Tape #1 2010 Polk Novella L. Simmons Written — 02/08/01 (Main & Garage) Water Disc. — 12/13/94 Lot 6 BIk 87A Highland Address Unknown Delinq. Taxes - $1,873.17 (1998-2001) 15. Tape # 1 2010 Taylor Juluis A David Written — 01/30/02 (Garage Apt.) Water Disc. — N/A Lot 6 Blk 107 Floral Heights 1300 Taylor Taxes — Paid Wichita Falls, TX 76309 SECTION 4. If, within thirty (30) days from the date of this ordinance, any such building listed in this Section has not been demolished, as appropriate, it shall be demolished and removed at the expense of the City by the City or its contractor, and the net cost for demolition or removal shall be charged to the owners of the property and assessed on the land on which the building stood. The fact that the demolition of dangerous buildings is being delayed pending the taking effect of this ordinance created an emergency for the immediate preservation of the public business place, property, health, safety and general welfare of the public which requires that this ordinance shall become effective from and after the date of its passage and is accordingly so ordained. SECTION 5. It is hereby officially found and determined that the meeting at which this ordinance was passed was open to the public as required by law. PASSED AND APPROVED this the 20th day of August, 2002. MAYOR Pro Tern ATTEST: `,1 s City Clerk "EXHIBIT A" Item 1. Tape #A 2215 Piedmont (Main) E.20 Ft. of Lot 10 & W.40 Ft. of Lot 11, Blk. 5 Marlborough Owner— Michelle Collier, 2410 Brook, Apt. H, Wichita Falls, TX 76301 Michelle Collier, 2410 Brook, stated that she had made repairs and plans to move in within three weeks. Mr. Clark noted that Staff recognizes the progress that has been made on this property. This structure will be removed from the demolition list. Item 11. Tape #1 1633 Pearl (Main & Rear) Lot 3, Blk. 49 Southland Owner— Bill Kekuna c/o 4 K Properties, 3717 Sheridan, Wichita Falls, Tx 76302 Ed Crawford, 205 W. Washington, Iowa Park, stated that he had a Contract for Deed on this property and requested an additional 90 days to rehabilitate it. This structure was suspended for ninety days from today, with the provisions that Mr. Crawford provide the City proof of ownership, submit a rehabilitation plan along with cost estimate to the City and escrow approximate amount for demolition. He will not be allowed more than ninety days to comply with these provisions and the rehabilitation. I _