Housing Board of Appeals Minutes 07-05-2018

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                                CITY OF MUSKEGON
                         MUSKEGON HOUSING BOARD OF APPEALS
                             MEETING MINUTES July 5th, 2018


 Board Co chair R. Mackie called the meeting to order at 5:32pm.

 ATTENDANCE: W. Krick, R. Mackie, E. Simmons, B. Arthur, B. Turnquist, G. Borgman, B.
 Arthur

 ABSENT: K. Kolberg

 STAFF: J. Paulson, SAFEbuilt; K. Leonard, Safebuilt

 OTHERS:

 MINUTES:

 A motion to approve the regular meeting minutes from June 7th, 2018 was made by E.
 Simmons, supported by B. Arthur; unanimously supported.

 Public Comment:


 OLD BUSINESS:

 DANGEROUS BUILDINGS - NEW CASES:

 EN1801162 —328 Catherine Ave — Brent Slater, 1693 Beidler St. Muskegon, MI

 49441 No owner or representative was present.




A motion to declare the structure substandard, dangerous and a public nuisance was made by
K. Kolberg, supported by R. Mackie and unanimously approved.
EN110050 —1774 6th St (commercial) — Joyce Hudson, 1672 Harvey St Muskegon, MI 49441

No owner or representative was present.

EN1800601 —720 Amity Ave — Hattie Copeland, 1315 Flower Ave, Muskegon MI 49442
Hattie Copeland stated she has not been in the home for a few years since she moved away
from the home. She would like to keep the home.

Lottie Copeland sister to Hattie Copeland. L Copeland stated she would like to keep the home
and fix it up; However, she doesn't have the funds to fix the home. She is hoping to get help
from some organizations in Detroit, MI. The taxes are also behind on the home. L Copeland
also has not been in the home for years, as she lives in Detroit. L. Copeland stated that she
was trying to get the home in her name through probate court. She admits the home is in
deplorable conditions.

A motion to declare the structure substandard, dangerous and a public nuisance was made by
K. Kolberg, supported by; R. Mackie and unanimously approved.



EN1800315 1945 Reynolds St Skeetown LLC, 4265 Grand Haven Road, Muskegon MI
49441. This case was removed from the agenda prior to the hearing.

EN1712634 1433 Montgomcry Ave (garage only) Sheila Porter, 1430 W. Laketon Ave,
Muskegon MI 49441. This case was removed from the agenda prior to the hearing.


Other Business
The HBA board was updated on the Statistical data for the Dangerous Buildings
Program.


There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 6:45 pm.

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