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Ord 070-2003 7/15/2003ORDINANCE NO.'AO-3 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 15th day of July, 2003 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 be 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. 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. LIST OF STRUCTURES TO BE DEMOLISHED START TAPE NUMBER ONE DATE OF ADDRESS & LEGAL DESCRIPTION OWNER LIENHOLDER INTIAL LETTER AND COMMENTS 1. 810 Calhoun Carlos Reyes Written — 06/27/2002 2. Tape #1 Water Disc. — 05/23/97 Lot 2, Blk 39, Original Town, WF 1001 Corwin Wichita Falls, Texas 76306 Taxes — Paid 2. Tape #1 203 Pine Beulah Denman Written — 11/04/2002 (Rear House) aka 106 3m % Bennie Roberts Water Disc. — 02/08/99 Lot 2, Blk 1, Lakewood 740 First Ave. SE Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401 Taxes — $1,500.93 3. Tape #1 212 Maple Agelique Landrum etal Written — 11/04/2002 (Rear House) aka 106 3m No water service Street 909 Sally Cir. Wichita Falls, Texas 76301 Taxes — Paid Lot 7, Blk 10, Lakewood 4200 Seabury Dr. Apt. Q116 Taxes - Paid Wichita Falls, Texas 76308 and Cindy Mellisa Landrum 585 Trinity Ave. Seaside, California 93941 and Kimberly Dawn Pride 718 Redbird Ln. Abilene, Texas 79605 and Crystalriette Serend Landrum 4200 Seabury Dr. Apt. Q116 Wichita Falls, Texas 76308 and Wilbert William Landrum 585 Trinity Ave. Seaside, California 93941 and Ginea Trianse Diane Pride 9234 Woodlyn Houston, Texas 77078 4. 300 Maple Carrie Ford Written — 11/04/2002 Water Disc. — 04/11/00 E Pt of Lot 1, Blk 9, Lakewood 909 Sally Cir. Wichita Falls, Texas 76301 Taxes — Paid 5. 304 Maple Pearlee Newsom Written — 11/04/2002 Water Disc. — 09/10/99 Lot 3, Blk 9, Lakewood 1105 Fuller Cir. Wichita Falls, Texas 76301 Taxes - $502.90 6. 1407 Tulip Earnestine Jackson Written — 07/24/2002 Water Disc. — 07/05/01 Lot 15, Blk 1, Jackson - Denman I Address Unknown I Taxes — $1,389.89 7. 906 Juarez Noba Norman Written — 07/01/2002 (Accessory Only) % Bennie Roberts Water Disc. — 10/30/97 Lot 2, S1/2 Blk 3, Blackmon & Williams 3 435 Avenue I Dallas, Texas 75203 Taxes - Paid 8. 507 S. Rosewood Charles Young Written — 01/15/2003 (Accessory Only) % Bennie Roberts Water Disc. — 12/01/99 Lot 4, Blk 36 Less Row Barwise & Jalonick 740 First Ave. SE Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401 Taxes - $460.53 9. 814 Dallas Addie P. Woodfork Written — 11/04/2002 (Accessory Only) Leroy & Nathanial Paul Water Disc. — 09/11/01 Lot 11, Blk 6, Kemp Address Unknown Taxes - $1,555.80 10. 1646 Elizabeth A. G. Ulum Written — 04/13/2000 (Accessory Only) Water Disc. — 11/14/02 Lot 10, Blk 3, Southland 1607 Y Taylor Wichita Falls, Texas 76309 Taxes - $477.29 11. 2608 Jasper Burk Chevrolet, LLC Written — 03/27/2000 Water Disc. — 03/20/90 TR 19A, Abst. 302 -J P.O. Box 626 Paris, Texas 75461 Taxes - Paid SECTION 4. 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 15th day of July, 2003. ATTEST: City Clerk "EXHIBIT A" Item 1. 810 Calhoun Owner — Carlos Reyes 1001 Corwin, Wichita Falls, TX 76306 Mr. Reyes asked for additional time to repair the structure. He was granted a Restoration Permit, which would allow him 30 days to clean and secure the property, provide the City a plan and obtain the Restoration Permit. He was granted an additional six months to complete repairs. The property listed above will remain on the Demolition List and in the event the property owner does not meet these deadlines, the City has the authority to demolish.