CITY OF MUSKEGON
MUSKEGON HOUSING BOARD OF APPEALS
February 7th, 2019
Board Chair, R. Mackie called the meeting to order at 5:30pm.
ATTENDANCE, G. Borgman, W. Krick, R. Mackie, E. Simmons, K. Kolberg, B. Turnquist, B.
Arthur;K. Kolberg J. Lewis
STAFF: L Bonifield; SAFEbuilt; K. Leonard SAFEbuilt;
OTHERS: Jasper Love, 932 E. Forest Ave. Muskegon, MI 49442
Brian Ketchum, 3855 Bobby Lane Muskegon, MI 49442
A motion to approve the regular meeting minutes from December 6, 2018 was made by; E.
Simmons supported by R. Mackie unanimously supported.
EN1715554 - 1874 Jarman St. - Jasper Love, 932 E. Forest Ave. Muskegon, MI 49442
Jasper Love-1874 Jarman St- 932 E Forest, Muskegon MI 49442
J. Love stated he has not paid the taxes on the home or done anything on the home at this time.
L. Bonifield stated it had a fire in June 2017. The home has heavy fire damage. The case was
opened October 2017. The home was sold to Mr. Love in December 2017. On December 6th,
the case got tabled for 60 days for Mr. Love to pay his taxes on the home. The taxes have still
not been paid.
A motion to declare the structure substandard, dangerous and a public nuisance was made by,
W. Krick supported by; R. Mackie and unanimously approved.
DANGEROUS BUILDINGS - NEW CASES:
EN1 EN1800783– 1350 Getty St – Brian Ketchum, 3855 Bobby Lane Muskegon, MI 49442
B. Ketchum stated he has done the demo, but not the rebuild. No building permits have been
pulled at this time. B. Ketchum stated that the taxes have not been paid at this time.
L. Bonifield stated there is a long history for this property, as this case started November 2017,
and nothing has been done.
A motion to table EN41800783 until the March meeting, allow B. Ketchum to pay the taxes and
have a permit in place, was made by, B. Arthur supported by; R. Mackie and unanimously
R.Mackie nominates G.Borgman as chair supported by E. Simmons and unanimously approved.
E. Simmons nominates K. Kolberg for co-chair and unanimously approved.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 6:24 pm.