Special Masters Hearing February 14

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Special Masters Hearing February 14

Post by Gloria » Sun Jan 16, 2011 8:05 pm

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Re: Special Masters Hearing

Post by Gloria » Sun Jan 16, 2011 8:15 pm

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Re: Special Masters Hearing

Post by Gloria » Sun Jan 16, 2011 8:17 pm

Special Masters Hearings are the point at which Code Enforcement can impose fines. It is a good indicator of an at-risk house.

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Re: Special Masters Hearing

Post by Gloria » Sun Jan 16, 2011 9:14 pm

1639 Ionia

http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/1639- ... 7326_zpid/

Good info on 1600 & 1700 block of Ionia, owners and property values
http://www.city-data.com/duval-county/I ... et-12.html
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Re: Special Masters Hearing

Post by movedsouth » Sun Jan 16, 2011 9:22 pm

Mary G. Tappouni
1326 North Laura Street
isn't that the "school house" that is currently being renovated? I think they had some hick-ups with code in the past.

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Re: Special Masters Hearing

Post by Gloria » Sun Jan 16, 2011 9:38 pm

picture of 1326 laura here:

http://www.realtor.com/property-detail/ ... 6_7c06fe03

(I accidentally edited your post--think I corrected it)
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Re: Special Masters Hearing

Post by movedsouth » Sun Jan 16, 2011 10:10 pm

yes. That is the one. I heard it used to be a school (layout kind of fits for a 2 or 4 room school house). When I first saw it, some investor had just "abandoned" it after vagrants ripped out all the new wiring. Then, maybe 1 1/2 years back, Breaking Ground started working on it. There was some issue with code over them working in the building. I guess they didn't know it was condemned or something "stupid" like that. I don't remember the entire story. The house now has a half finished front porch (with permit. They had the blue sign out). Big signs from Breaking Ground and this being a LEED certified building.

Overall this looks like a nice example for a restoration I think. So I hope whatever they are talking about at Special Masters is good. Maybe about old fines?

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Re: Special Masters Hearing

Post by iloveionia » Sun Jan 16, 2011 10:12 pm

You go to the Special Master to ask for more time too.
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Re: Special Masters Hearing

Post by Gloria » Sun Jan 16, 2011 10:12 pm

I hope so too, although I don't know about anything "good" coming out of special masters.

That building looks so much better than it used to. It is cool space.
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Re: Special Masters Hearing

Post by Gloria » Mon Jan 17, 2011 7:57 am

It would be nice to go to the special masters meeting but that is really not practical for any of us. Short of that, perhaps we can get meeting minutes. It would be nice to tract what happens with these houses.

The minutes are not online. They may need to be ordered.

http://ecare.coj.net/PublicRecordRequest.aspx

Do we want to order these records? How important is this to us?

Once rolling fines are assessed, it is a whole new ball game for these places.
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