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Monday, January 11, 2016

  CITY OF TITUSVILLE

MUNICIPAL CODE ENFORCEMENT BOARD MINUTES

MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 2016 

 
COUNCIL CHAMBER                    CITY HALL                                       2:00 P.M.
 
The Municipal Code Enforcement Board held its regular meeting at 2:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber, second floor of City Hall, 555 S. Washington Avenue, Titusville, Florida.
 
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Members present: Chairman Mike Cunningham, Vice Chairman Pat Bell, Member Darrell Barrett, Member Jean Hillock, Member Gina Beckles, and Member Moniz.
 
Members absent: Member Erica Myers, Alternate Board Member R. L. Grant and Alternate Board Member Maureen Staccato.
 
City Staff present were: Officer Bob Crisco, Officer Tom Floyd, Officer Frank Lewis, Officer Megan Laurencio, Customer Service Manager Carrie Beatty and Code Enforcement Manager Glenn Tolleson. Also present was City Attorney Richard Broome and Board Attorney Rick Rogers.
 

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The meeting was called to order at 2:14 p.m. The entire assembly recited the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
 
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Vice Chairman Bell made a motion for approval of the December 14, 2015 minutes. Member Hillock seconded. Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
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VII.     Old Business
 
Case #13-49 Northwood Investments LLC – 3800-3810 S Washington Avenue
Code Manager Glenn Tolleson provided the Board with an update on the status of the property and advised the Board that Code Enforcement would continue to provide updates to the Board each month.
 
Vice Chairman Bell made a motion that the Board continue Case #13-49 until the February 8, 2016 Board meeting.  Member Hillock seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote. 
 
 
 
Case #15-45 Donna J Crannell & Bobbye L Lewis – 1103 English Street
City Attorney Broome submitted a statement of status and request for continuance from Leslie Castaldi, the Attorney representing Phillip A Crannell, Jr as guardian for Donna J Crannell, one of the owners to continue this case for 60 days to allow the owners time to start the ejectment proceedings.  City Attorney Broome advised the Board that Code Enforcement had no objection to granting the owners Attorney’s request.
 
Member Barrett made a motion that Case #15-45 be continued until the March 14, 2016 Board meeting.  Member Hillock seconded.   Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
Case #15-46 Donna J Crannell & Bobbye L Lewis – 1107 English Street
City Attorney Broome submitted a statement of status and request for continuance from Leslie Castaldi, the Attorney representing Phillip A Crannell, Jr as guardian for Donna J Crannell, one of the owners to continue this case for 60 days to allow the owners time to start the ejectment proceedings.  City Attorney Broome advised the Board that Code Enforcement had no objection to granting the owners Attorney’s request.
 
Member Barrett made a motion that Case #15-46 be continued until the March 14, 2016 Board meeting.  Member Hillock seconded.   Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
Case #15-47 Donna J Crannell & Bobbye L Lewis – 1111 English Street
City Attorney Broome submitted a statement of status and request for continuance from Leslie Castaldi, the Attorney representing Phillip A Crannell, Jr as guardian for Donna J Crannell, one of the owners to continue this case for 60 days to allow the owners time to start the ejectment proceedings.  City Attorney Broome advised the Board that Code Enforcement had no objection to granting the owners Attorney’s request.
 
Member Barrett made a motion that Case #15-47 be continued until the March 14, 2016 Board meeting.  Member Hillock seconded.   Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
Case #15-48 Donna J Crannell & Bobbye L Lewis – 1115 English Street
City Attorney Broome submitted a statement of status and request for continuance from Leslie Castaldi, the Attorney representing Phillip A Crannell, Jr as guardian for Donna J Crannell, one of the owners to continue this case for 60 days to allow the owners time to start the ejectment proceedings.  City Attorney Broome advised the Board that Code Enforcement had no objection to granting the owners Attorney’s request.
 
Member Barrett made a motion that Case #15-48 be continued until the March 14, 2016 Board meeting.  Member Hillock seconded.   Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
Case #15-75 Priscilla J Blumberg - 1000 Williamsburg Drive
City Attorney Broome advised the Board that this case was being withdrawn due to compliance.



 
 
Case #15-88 Sebastian Pengue – 511 Main Street
City Attorney Broome advised the Board that the Board previously found a code violation of Section 13-26 Overgrowth to exist and ordered the Defendant to bring the property into compliance on or before January 8, 2016 and to pay the administrative cost of $374.69. 
 
Officer Laurencio testified that she re-inspected the property on January 11, 2015 and found the property was still in violation.  Officer Laurencio testified that she spoke to the owner of the property on Friday and the owner told her he was working on the property.  City Attorney Broome submitted one photograph of the property taken January 11, 2016 as Exhibit #1.
 
Sebastian Pengue, owner of the property, testified that he has been traveling for several months and did not receive the Notice of Violation left on his door until he recently returned.  Mr. Pengue testified that the letters Code Enforcement sent him were going to his daughter’s residence in Utah. 
 
Board Attorney Rogers recommended Mr. Pengue change his mailing address with the Brevard County Property Appraiser’s office, so that his mail would go to his residence and not his daughter’s residence.
 
Mr. Pengue testified that he thinks the property will be in compliance in a couple of weeks. 
 
Member Moniz made a motion to continue Case #15-88 until the February 8, 2016 Board meeting.  Member Hillock seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
Case #15-93 George Stephen Kosar, Jr – 2508 Chesterfield Court
City Attorney Broome advised the Board that the Board previously found a code violation of Section 13-26 Overgrowth to exist and ordered the Defendant to bring the property into compliance on or before January 8, 2016 and the Board reserved jurisdiction of the administrative cost.
 
Officer Crisco testified that he had spoken to the neighbor, Sonja several times and that she had made significant progress on bringing the property into compliance.  Officer Crisco reviewed 4 before and after photographs taken of the property and requested a 30 day extension to allow the neighbor time to finishing abating the violation.
 
Vice Chairman Bell made a motion to continue Case #15-93 until the February 8, 2016 Board meeting.  Member Hillock seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
Case #15-96 Todd E & Michelle A Randall – 2761 Pine Ridge Drive
City Attorney Broome advised the Board that this case was being withdrawn due to compliance.
 
Customer Service Manager Beatty testified that the water department account for the property was paid in full and water service had been reconnected, therefore, the property was in compliance.
 
Member Beckles made a motion that the Board issue its Order Finding Compliance in case #15-96, finding the Defendant, Todd E & Michelle A Randall, in compliance with the prior Decision of this Board issued in this case and closing this proceeding.  Member Hillock seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
Case #15-110 James Sheils c/o Titus Solutions – 1123 English Street
City Attorney Broome advised the Board that the Board previously found a code violation of Section 6-109 Property Maintenance Sub Section 304.1.1 Unsafe Conditions to exist and ordered the Defendant to bring the property into compliance on or before December 15, 2015 and to pay the administrative cost and that the prior Decision of the Board dated December 30, 2015 contained a typographical error in that the Defendant was found in violation of Code Section 6-109 Property Maintenance Sub Section 304.1.1 not 304.1.0 as indicated in the Decision.
 
Officer Lewis testified that he re-inspected the property on January 11, 2016 and the property was still in violation of Section 6-109 Property Maintenance Sub Section 304.1.1.  Officer Lewis testified that the property owner abated the violation of Section 13-26 Overgrowth and was in compliance for that violation as of December 17, 2016.  City Attorney Broome submitted one photograph of the property taken on January 11, 2016 as Exhibit #1. 
 
Vice Chairman Bell made a motion that the Board issue the following Finding of Fact in Case # 15-110, relating to the Defendant, James Sheils C/O Titus Solutions:
  1. That the Defendant continued to be in violation of the following Section(s) of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Titusville on January 11, 2016 6-109 Property Maintenance Sub Section 304.1.1 Unsafe Conditions as previously determined by this Board.
Member Hillock seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
Vice Chairman Bell made a motion that the Board issue its Final Judgment Assessing Fine and Imposing Lien relating to the Defendant, James Sheils C/O Titus Solutions, based upon the Findings of Fact issued this date, and that the Judgment contain the following provisions:
  1. The defendant is assessed and ordered to pay a fine of $100 per day for the violation of 6-109 Property Maintenance Sub Section 304.1.1 Unsafe Conditions, as set forth in the Findings of Fact herein. 
  2. The fine shall commence on December 15, 2015 and shall continue until the Code Violations have been corrected to the written satisfaction of the Code Enforcement Officer. 
Member Hillock seconded; motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
Vice Chairmen Bell made a motion that the Board issue its Order Finding Compliance in case #15-110, finding the Defendant, James Sheils C/O Titus Solutions, in partial compliance with the prior Decision of this Board issued in this case for the violation of Section 13-26 Overgrowth.  Member Hillock seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
Case #15-111 Pearlie Young – 950 Gibson Street
City Attorney Broome advised the Board that the Board previously found a code violation of Section 13-73 Inoperative Vehicles to exist and ordered the Defendant to bring the property into compliance on or before January 8, 2016 and the Board reserved jurisdiction of the administrative cost in the amount of $339.47.
 
Officer Lewis testified that he re-inspected the property and the property was in compliance as of January 7, 2016.
 
Vice Chairmen Bell made a motion that the Board issue its Order Finding Compliance in case #15-111, finding the Defendant, Pearlie Young, in compliance with the prior Decision of this Board issued in this case and closing this proceeding and waive the administrative costs.  Member Hillock seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
Case #15-112 Brenda Anne Taylor - 1850 Smith Drive
City Attorney Broome advised the Board that this case was being withdrawn due to compliance.
 
Case #15-114 Royal Oak Golf Club Inc – 2150 Country Club Drive
City Attorney Broome advised the Board that the City would like to continue this case until the February 8, 2016 Board Meeting as the owner is working with Staff towards compliance.
 
Member Barrett made a motion that case #15-114 be continued until the February 8, 2016 Board meeting. Member Hillock seconded. Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.

Case #15-115 Enrique Romero – 3280 Flamingo Court
City Attorney Broome advised the Board that this case was being withdrawn due to compliance.
 
Case #15-118 Jeffrey A Gamber – 4560 Osceola Road
City Attorney Broome advised the Board that this case was being withdrawn due to compliance.
 
Case #15-120 Evangelistic Worship Center Inc. – 910 Tropic Street
City Attorney Broome advised the Board that this case was being withdrawn due to compliance.
 
Case #15- 123 Chiuchiolo Oaks LLC – 136 Country Club Drive, Unit D
City Attorney Broome advised the Board that this case was being withdrawn due to compliance.
 
Case #15-125 Richard D Cromwell II – 4450 Carlysle Drive
City Attorney Broome advised the Board that this case was heard last month and evidence was submitted but the Board chose to continue the case until the January 11, 2016 Board meeting.
 
Officer Crisco testified he re-inspected the property on January 11, 2016 and the violation of Section 12-23 Junk & Debris was abated by the owner, however, the violation of Section 6-109 Property Maintenance Sub Section 102.2 Maintenance was still in violation. 
 
Customer Service Manager Beatty testified that the meter for the property is off and locked so there is no water at the property. 
 
Member Moniz made a motion to continue Case #15-125 until the February 8, 2016 Board meeting.  Member Hillock seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
Member Moniz made a motion that the Board issue its Order Finding Partial Compliance in case #15-125, finding the Defendant, Richard D Cromwell II, in partial compliance with the prior Decision of this Board issued in this case for the violation of Section 12-23 Junk & Debris.  Member Hillock seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
VIII.    New Business
 
Case #16-01 River Landing Hotel Inc – 1829 Riverside Drive
City Attorney Broome advised the Board that this case was being withdrawn due to compliance.
 
Case #16-02 Kristopher C Londo – 1350 Overlook Terrace
Officer Lewis testified he inspected the property on October 9, 2015 and found the violation Section 12-23 Junk & Debris, Section 20-58A Parking and Section 13-73 Inoperative Vehicles Prohibited to exist.  City Attorney Broome submitted the Notice of Violation and Affidavit of Posting as Exhibit #1.  Officer Lewis testified he re-inspected the property on November 18, 2015 and the violation of Section 12-23 Junk & Debris had been abated by the owner, however, the violations of Section 20-58A Parking and Section 13-73 Inoperative Vehicles Prohibited still existed.  City Attorney Broome submitted the Notice of Hearing and Complaint and Affidavit of Posting as Exhibit #2.  Officer Lewis testified he re-inspected the property on January 11, 2016 and the violation of Section 13-73 Inoperative Vehicles Prohibited was abated by the owner, however, the violation of Section 20-58A Parking still existed.  City Attorney Broome submitted two photographs of the property taken January 11, 2016 as Exhibit #3.  City Attorney Broome submitted the Cost Recovery Sheet in the amount of $427.52 as Exhibit #4 and advised the Board that the City was withdrawing the alleged violations of Sections 12-23 and 13-73 from the Complaint due to compliance by the property owner.
 
Kristopher C Londo, property owner, testified that he builds trucks for a hobby and was parking his trucks in his backyard.  Mr. Londo testified that the white Ford truck in Officer Lewis’ pictures was not on the property when he was originally cited.  Mr. Londo testified that the black truck and the red jeep in his driveway are mud trucks and they do not get licensed through the state of Florida because they are not designed to be driven on the roadway. 
 
Vice Chairman Bell made a motion that the Board issue the following Finding of Fact in Case # 16-02, relating to the Defendant, Kristopher C Londo:
  1. That the Defendant was properly notified of the violation as alleged in the complaint.
  2. The Defendant is the owner of, or in possession of, the real property located at 1350 Overlook Terrace, Titusville, Florida.
  3. The Defendant is in violation of the following provision of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Titusville: Section 20-58A Parking.
Member Hillock seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote. 
 
Vice Chairman Bell made a Motion that the Board issue its Order to Correct relating to the Defendant, Kristopher C Londo:
  1. Adjudging the Defendant to be in violation of the Section of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Titusville as determined in the Findings of Fact.
  2. Giving the Defendant until 12 noon on February 5, 2016 to correct the violation to the written satisfaction of the Code Enforcement Officer or to appear before this Board at City Hall, Titusville, Florida on February 8, 2016 to show cause why the violation has not been corrected and why this Board should not proceed to impose a fine for the violation. 
  3. The Board reserves jurisdiction to determine the costs incurred by the City of Titusville.
Member Barrett seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
Case #16-03 Christiana Trust Trustee – 1900 Fairlane Drive
Attorney Broome requested the Board entertain a motion to amend the Defendants name on the complaint from Christiana Trust Trustee to The Christiana Trust, a Division of Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, not in its individual capacity but as Trustee of ARLP Trust 2. 
 
Vice Chairman Bell made a motion to amend the Defendants name to Christiana Trust, a Division of Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, not in its individual capacity but as Trustee of ARLP Trust 2.  Member Hillock seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
Attorney Broome requested the Board continue this case until the February 8, 2016 Board meeting in order to work with the property manager and gain voluntary compliance.
 
Member Beckles made a motion to continue Case #16-03 until the February 8, 2016 Board meeting.  Member Hillock seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
Case #16-04 Thomas D Johnson – 1845 White Sands Drive
Officer Laurencio testified that she inspected the property on October 29, 2015 and found the property to be in violation of Section 20-58A Parking.  City Attorney Broome submitted the Notice of Violation and Affidavit of Posting as Exhibit #1.  Officer Laurencio testified she re-inspected the property on November 18, 2015 and the property was still in violation.  City Attorney Broome submitted one photographs of the property taken on October 29, 2015 as Exhibit #2.  City Attorney Broome submitted the Notice of Hearing and Complaint and Affidavit of Posting as Exhibit #3.  Officer Laurencio testified she re-inspected the property on January 11, 2016 and the violation of Section 20-58A Parking still existed.  City Attorney Broome submitted two photographs of the property taken January 11, 2016 as Exhibit #4 and the Cost Recovery Sheet in the amount of $374.69 as Exhibit #5.  Officer Laurencio testified that she spoke to the owner of the property on January 5, 2016 and the owner was supposed to call her back once he spoke to the tenants about the vehicles.  Officer Laurencio testified that she has not heard back from the owner to date.
 
Member Beckles made a motion that the Board issue the following Finding of Fact in Case # 16-04, relating to the Defendant, Thomas D Johnson:
  1. That the Defendant was properly notified of the violation as alleged in the complaint.
  2. The Defendant is the owner of, or in possession of, the real property located at 1845 White Sands Drive, Titusville, Florida.
  3. The Defendant is in violation of the following provisions of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Titusville: Section 20-58A Parking.
Member Hillock seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote. 
 
Member Beckles made a Motion that the Board issue its Order to Correct relating to the Defendant, Thomas D Johnson:
  1. Adjudging the Defendant to be in violation of the Sections of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Titusville as determined in the Findings of Fact.
  2. Giving the Defendant until 12 noon on January 22, 2016 to correct the violation to the written satisfaction of the Code Enforcement Officer or to appear before this Board at City Hall, Titusville, Florida on February 8, 2016 to show cause why the violation has not been corrected and why this Board should not proceed to impose a fine for the violation. 
  3. The Defendant is ordered to pay $374.69, which represents the costs incurred by the City of Titusville to bring this case before the Board.
Member Hillock seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
Case #16-05 Lawson Masonry & Construction Co Inc C/O Karen M Griffin – 1190 Queen Street
City Attorney Broome advised the Board that this case was being withdrawn due to compliance.
 
Case #16-06 Camelot Residence’s Association Inc – 3011 Sir Hamilton Cir
Customer Service Manager Carrie Beatty testified that the water meter was locked on November 30, 2015 but there has been water consumption at the property since then so the water department is investigating possible utility tampering and theft by an occupant of the property.  Manager Beatty testified that the water account is in the name of Scott Carpenter Buck.
 
Officer Crisco testified that he inspected the property on November 3, 2015 in reference to a possible violation of Section 6-109 Property Maintenance Sub Section 102.2 Maintenance.  Officer Crisco testified that the blinds are closed so he was unable to verify occupancy.  Officer Crisco reviewed one picture of the property with the Board.  City Attorney Broome submitted the Notice of Violation and Affidavit of Posting as Exhibit #1.  Officer Crisco testified that he has had constant communication with the City Water Department to verify the status of the account for this property.  City Attorney Broome submitted the Notice of Hearing and Complaint and Affidavit of Posting as Exhibit #2 and the Cost Recovery Sheet in the amount of $409.91 as Exhibit #3.
 
Member Moniz made a motion that the Board issue the following Finding of Fact in Case # 16-06, relating to the Defendant, Camelot Residence’s Association Inc:
  1. That the Defendant was properly notified of the violation as alleged in the complaint.
  2. The Defendant is the owner of, or in possession of, the real property located at 3011 Sir Hamilton Cir, Titusville, Florida.
  3. The Defendant is in violation of the following provisions of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Titusville: 6-109 Property Maintenance Sub Section 102.2 Maintenance.
Member Hillock seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote. 
 
Member Moniz made a Motion that the Board issue its Order to Correct relating to the Defendant, Camelot Residence’s Association Inc:
  1. Adjudging the Defendant to be in violation of the Section of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Titusville as determined in the Findings of Fact.
  2. Giving the Defendant until 12 noon on January 22, 2016 to correct the violation to the written satisfaction of the Code Enforcement Officer or to appear before this Board at City Hall, Titusville, Florida on February 8, 2016 to show cause why the violation has not been corrected and why this Board should not proceed to impose a fine for the violation. 
  3. The Defendant is ordered to pay $409.91, which represents the costs incurred by the City of Titusville to bring this case before the Board.
Member Hillock seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
Case #16-07 E A P Management Corp – 3343 Columbia Blvd
City Attorney Broome advised the Board that this case was being withdrawn due to compliance.
 
Case #16-08 ARC CAFEUSA001 LLC – 3323 Columbia Blvd
Officer Crisco testified that he inspected the property on October 12, 2015 and found the violation of Section 6-109 Property Maintenance Sub Section 302.3 Sidewalks and Driveways to exist.  City Attorney Broome submitted the Notice of Violation and Affidavit of Hand Delivery as Exhibit #1.  Officer Crisco testified he re-inspected the property on November 4, 2015 and the property was still in violation.  City Attorney Broome submitted the Notice of Hearing and Complaint and Affidavit of Hand Delivery as Exhibit #2.  Officer Crisco testified he re-inspected the property on January 11, 2016 for the violation of Section 6-109 Property Maintenance Sub Section 302.3 Sidewalks and Driveways and the property was still in violation.  City Attorney Broome submitted three photographs of the property taken on January 11, 2016, one aerial photograph of the property, and the plat map from the Brevard County Property Appraiser as Exhibit #2.  City Attorney Broome submitted the Cost Recovery Sheet in the amount of $480.35 as Exhibit #4.
 
Member Beckles made a motion that the Board issue the following Finding of Fact in Case # 16-08, relating to the Defendant, AaRC CAFEUSA LLC:
  1. That the Defendant was properly notified of the violation as alleged in the complaint.
  2. The Defendant is the owner of, or in possession of, the real property located at 3323 Columbia Blvd, Titusville, Florida.
  3. The Defendant is in violation of the following provisions of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Titusville: 6-109 Property Maintenance Sub Section 302.3 Sidewalks & Driveways.
Member Moniz seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote. 
 
Member Beckles made a Motion that the Board issue its Order to Correct relating to the Defendant, ARC CAFEUSA001 LLC:
  1. Adjudging the Defendant to be in violation of the Sections of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Titusville as determined in the Findings of Fact.
  2. Giving the Defendant until 12 noon on February 5, 2016 to correct the violation to the written satisfaction of the Code Enforcement Officer or to appear before this Board at City Hall, Titusville, Florida on February 8, 2016 to show cause why the violations have not been corrected and why this Board should not proceed to impose a fine for the violations. 
  3. The Defendant is ordered to pay $480.35, which represents the costs incurred by the City of Titusville to bring this case before the Board.
Member Hillock seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
Case #16-09 Chiuchiolo Oaks LLC – 225 Bryan Avenue
City Attorney Broome advised the Board that this case was being withdrawn due to compliance.
 
 
 
Case #16-13 – David & Suzanne Jeckovich – 1227 First Avenue
Customer Service Manager Beatty testified that the water meter was locked on November 17, 2015 and there has been no water consumption on the property since then, but the owner told Customer Service that the tenant has a hose hooked up to the neighbor and that is how they are getting water. 
 
Officer Crisco testified that he inspected the property on November 3, 2015 in reference to a possible violation of Section 6-109 Property Maintenance Sub Section 102.2 Maintenance.  City Attorney Broome submitted the Notice of Violation and Affidavit of Posting as Exhibit #1.  Officer Crisco testified that he has had constant communication with the City Water Department to verify the status of the account for this property.  City Attorney Broome submitted the Notice of Hearing and Complaint and Affidavit of Posting as Exhibit #2 and the Cost Recovery Sheet in the amount of $427.52 as Exhibit #3.
 
Angel Acosta, the tenant at 1227 First Avenue, testified that he wants to pay his water bill and has tried to pay it but they he has had some financial difficulties and is unable to pay the bill at this time.
 
Stephanie Acosta, the wife of Angel, testified that they have tried several times to work out a payment plan with the water department but there is no grace period for missed payments when you’re on a payment plan and the water gets shut off as soon as you miss a payment.
 
Manager Beatty testified that the customer has been on a payment plan four times and has reneged on the plan each time.  Manager Beatty testified the last payment was made on August 11, 2015 for $250.00.
 
Member Moniz made a motion to continue Case #16-03 until the February 8, 2016 Board meeting.  Member Hillock seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
Case #16-10 John Gileau – 4160 Alpine Lane
Customer Service Manager Beatty testified that the water meter was pulled on September 15, 2015.  Manager Beatty testified that the account is in the name of John M Gileau and the unpaid balance is $1, 254.67.
 
Officer Crisco testified that he inspected the property on November 5, 2015 in reference to a possible violation of Section 6-109 Property Maintenance Sub Section 102.2 Maintenance and the property occupied.  City Attorney Broome submitted the Notice of Violation and Affidavit of Posting as Exhibit #1.  Officer Crisco testified that he has had constant communication with the City Water Department to verify the status of the account for this property.  Officer Crisco testified he spoke to the owner of the property on November 10, 2015 and Mr. Gileau advised that the property was about to go into foreclosure and he had abandoned the property.  City Attorney Broome submitted the Notice of Hearing and Complaint and Affidavit of Posting as Exhibit #2 and the Cost Recovery Sheet in the amount of $374.69 as Exhibit #3.  Officer Crisco testified that he last spoke to Mr. Gileau on December 28, 2015.
 
Member Beckles made a motion that the Board issue the following Finding of Fact in Case # 16-10, relating to the Defendant, John Gileau:
  1. That the Defendant was properly notified of the violation as alleged in the complaint.
  2. The Defendant is the owner of, or in possession of, the real property located at 4160 Alpine Lane, Titusville, Florida.
  3. The Defendant is in violation of the following provisions of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Titusville: 6-109 Property Maintenance Sub Section 102.2 Maintenance.
Member Moniz seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote. 
 
Member Beckles made a Motion that the Board issue its Order to Correct relating to the Defendant, John Gileau:
  1. Adjudging the Defendant to be in violation of the Sections of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Titusville as determined in the Findings of Fact.
  2. Giving the Defendant until 12 noon on February 5, 2016 to correct the violation to the written satisfaction of the Code Enforcement Officer or to appear before this Board at City Hall, Titusville, Florida on February 8, 2016 to show cause why the violations have not been corrected and why this Board should not proceed to impose a fine for the violations. 
  3. The Defendant is ordered to pay $374.69, which represents the costs incurred by the City of Titusville to bring this case before the Board.
Member Hillock seconded.  Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
 
Case #16-11 Frances & John Mc Alee – 4320 Abbott Avenue
City Attorney Broome advised the Board that this case was being withdrawn due to compliance.
 
Case #16-12 – David E Harris – 1235 Edward Court
City Attorney Broome advised the Board that this case was being withdrawn due to compliance.
 
 
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IX.       BOARD ATTORNEY’S REPORT
No report.
 
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X.        CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT

No report.
 
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XI.       CODE ENFORCEMENT MANAGERS REPORT
No report.
 
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      XII.     CHAIRMAN’S REPORT
     No report.
 
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XIII.    BOARD MEMBER’S REPORT
No report.
 
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XIV.    ADJOURNMENT – 5:20 pm
 
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