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Ord 006-2003 2/4/2003ORDINANCE NO. L - 20C)3 ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, 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 4th day of Febrary, 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 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 & LEGAL DESCRIPTION OWNER LIENHOLDER INTIAL LETTER AND COMMENTS 1. Tape #A 3216 Old Burk Hwy. Charles Peters Written — 12/1/1999 (Buildings: A, B, D, G) No water account 25.09 Ac T Curry Abst. 344 — T. C. #33 2518 Sheppard Access Wichita Falls, Texas 76306 Taxes — Paid 2. Tape #1 605 Roosevelt Mrs. H M Manning Written — 5/2/1996 (Main) c/o Dorothy Thomas Water Disc. — 12/30/93 Lot 14 Blk 2 Homewood Height 1239 Cedar Haven Ave. Dallas, Texas 75216 Taxes - $175.26 (2001 -2002) 3. Tape #1 908 Juarez Peggy Hearne Andrews Written — 10/23/2000 (Main) c/o Michael Ratliff Water Disc. — 9/8/00 Lot 1, S Y2 Blk 3 Blackmon & Williams 3 PO Box 765 Vernon, FL. 32462 Taxes — $97.60 (2001) 4. Tape #1 107 Whitfield Clarice Jones Written — 5/23/2002 (Main) c/o Michael Ratliff Water Disc. — 6/15/99 Lot 7 Blk 2 Scurry 3503 Doolittle Dr. Arlington, Texas 76014 Taxes — $1,047.07 (1998 -2002) 5. Tape #1 2206 Yale Nancy Ziegenfuss Written — 7/31/2002 (Main) c/o Michael Ratliff Water Disc. — 12/19/01 Lot 4 Blk 15 Sibley Taylor RR 3 Box 222 Bowie, Texas 76230 Taxes - $2,228.53 (1991- 1994,1996, 1998,2001 -2002) 6. Tape #1 413 Fort Worth Susie Arps Written — 5/8/2001 (Main) c/o Hazelle Perkins Water Disc. — 12/2/99 Lot 7 Blk 14 Kemp 1419 Harris Ln. Wichita Falls, Texas 76306 Taxes — $1,341.54 (1996- 1998,2001 -2002) 7. Tape #1 502 Kentucky Lewis and Eva Wilburn Written — 5/8/2001 (Main) c/o Katherine Everett Water Disc. — 10/12/95 S47 ft of N94 ft Lot 5 Blk 33 Barwise & Jalonick 1332 Temblecliff Dr. Dallas, Texas 75217 Taxes - $99.68 (2002) 8. Tape #1 1810 Polk Christina Rodriguez Written — 7/10/2002 (Main) Water Disc. — 11/12/97 Lot 6 Blk 95 Floral Heights 1305 Britain Wichita Falls, Texas 76309 Taxes — $164.92 (2002) 9. Tape #1 225 E. Lincoln Johnnie B. Harris Written — 4/5/2002 (Main) c/o Robin Arredondo Water Disc. — 5/31/90 100 x 200' Abst. 307 — J. A. Address Unknown Taxes - $1,004.51 (1993 -2002) 10. Tape #1 711 Powell Bruce Lee Written — 4/24/2001 (Main) c/o Robin Arredondo Water Disc. — 9/7/00 TR 9 Blk 2U 80x137 Ft Abst. 83 622 Hillcrest St. Mansfield, Texas 76063 Taxes - $5,348.27 (1992- 1996,2000 -2002) 11. Tape #1 1200 N. 2 na Lillie Arredondo Written — 8/22/2000 (Main) c/o Robin Arredondo Water Disc. — 12/11/01 Lot 24 Blk 33 Scotland Address Unknown Taxes - $936.13 (1997 -2002) 12. Tape #1 1633 Pearl Bill Kekuna Written — 11/01/99 (Main & Rear) % 4 K Properties Water Disc. — 2/15/90 Lot 3 Blk 49 Southland 3717 Sheridan Taxes - $466.92 Wichita Falls, Texas 76302 and (2001 -2002) Ed Crawford 205 W. Washington Iowa Park, Texas 76367 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 4 t" day of February, 2002. ii . MAYOR ATTEST: U- A i cl Lkh-�,� City Clerk "EXHIBIT A" Item 1. Tape No. A 3216 Old Burk Highway, Owner — Charles Peters #33 2518 Sheppard Access, Wichita Falls, TX 76306 Charles Peters, Jr. 1613 Ridgemont, representing his father who is the property owner, requested additional time to demolish this property. Mr. Peters was granted an additional 90 -days to demolish the property. Item 8. Tape #1 1810 Polk (Main) Owner — Christina Rodriguez 1305 Britain, Wichita Falls, TX 76309 Mrs. Rodriguez requested additional time to demolish this property. She was granted an additional 90 -days to demolish the property. Item 2. Tape #1 605 Roosevelt Owner - Dorothy Thomas Black 1239 Cedar Haven Ave., Dallas, TX 75216 Mrs. Black requested additional time to repair this property. She was granted a Restoration permit, which included an additional 90 -day extension. Item 4. Tape #1 107 Whitfield Owner - Clarice Jones 3503 Doolittle Dr., Arlington, TX 76014 Mrs. Jones informed that she had already begun repairs and requested additional time. She was granted a Restoration Permit, which included an additional 90 -day extension All four properties listed above will remain on the Demolition List and in the event the property owners do not meet these deadlines, the City has the authority to demolish.