Friday, May 7, 2010

DHR 5-10-10

May 3, 2010 – May 7, 2010

Code Enforcement Weekly Report


 

Department: Code Enforcement

Date:      May 10, 2010

Prepared by: Joshua McIntosh & Patrick Allen

Code Enforcement Officers


 

Unresolved Business


 

  • Submitted Invoice to City Attorney – Barbara King- $930.00 overdue
    • Lot 1 S1/2 & 2 Block 42 -6 hours - $465.00Inv
  • Finding a solution for controlling stray dogs.
    • Cherry St; Kentucky; Cooke; Anderson; 8th St; 3rd St
    • Call Humane Society –Janell Cobs- 816-5979 or 572-2902


 

Special Weekly Activities


 

  • Reviewing Cases to close out and update.
  • Conducted Business License Inspections
  • Contacted Hospital regarding Occupational Permits-
    • Reviewing collection of Past Fees
  • Reviewing Zoning Code Book- Submitted By Van Tungeln- Still in review
    • Received list of lots to ID- per Street Dept.- Continuing to compile cost and verify responsible owners
    • Wilbros Construction
      • Spoke with Jeff Borches of Vice Pres. – 713-403-8062
      • Inquired regarding sub-leasing to Construction Company pending more information.

Numbered List for Mowing & Code Enforcement
 

  • 1.) Across Valley Beauty Shop- Block 64 Lot 4,5,6 -William Earnest James-8 hours - $620.00/$387.50Inv
  • 2.) Across Pettis Memorial Church – Block 74- 4 hours -$310.00
    • Lot 11-Robert Quick
    • Lot 12-Amanda & Wilson Jones
    • Lot 13-Johnny Lee
  • 3.) Next door Pettis Memorial Nursery (Blue Building)-3 hours
    -$232.50
  • 4.) Lot next to Mrs. Simes (next to 338 S Washington)- Lot 19 Block 83; Sublime Investments-1 hour - $77.50
  • 5.) Lot Behind 51 Lambert – Lot 210 Desoto Heights Gary Lynch- 1
    hour
    - $77.50Inv
  • 7.) Lot in curve South & Washington/ Lot in curve across Gilcrest house South & Washington – South Park Subdivision- $77.50Inv
    • Lot 1- Linda Shannon
    • Lot 2- Bessie Kirkwood
    • Lot 3- Gwen Jones
    • Lot 4- Lewis Ellis
  • 8.) Lot behind Willie B. Warren on Coanza- 1.5 hours -$116.25/$77.50Inv
  • 9.) Lot on North side of 1219 Cherry St. – 1 hour - $77.50
  • 10.) Lot 300 Block South 5th St-1.5 hours - $116.25Inv

  • 11.) Lot corner Popular & Porter- 1 hour - $77.50Inv
  • 12.) 500 Block Rightor behind Old Safeway- .5 hour
    - $38.25Inv corrected 01/06
  • 13.) 500 Block Rightor behind PC housing- Rogerline & Gloria Johnson-.5 hour - $38.25Inv-corrected 01/06
  • 14.) Corner York & Pecan- .5 hour - $38.75Inv

  • 15.) 400BlkElm (Southside)across from Credit Union- 262 E1/2 Phillips Gp-3.5 hours - $271.25/$116.25Inv
  • 16.) 400 Block Elm (Northside) next to Credit Union -124-125 Phillips Group- 2 hours - $155.00
  • 17.) 100 Block Frank Frost – 3 hours - $232.50
  • 18.) 200 Block St Francis at Arkansas (Southside)- 1.5 hours - $116.25
  • 20.) Corner Pecan and Jefferson (Eastside) – 1 hour - $77.50
  • 21.) South East Corner Lot Park & Ashlar-1 hour - $77.50
  • 22.) South West Corner Lot Park & Ashlar- Quanita Jackson- Lot 1 Block 70- 1 hour - $77.50
  • 24.) Lot North of 334 South Coanza- Leola Green- Lot 18 Block 71-1.5 hours - $116.25
  • 25.) Lot on Oakland Between Suddenlink office and Satellite Station-1 hour - $77.50
  • 31.) Corner lot Pecan & Mcdonough - .5 hour - $38.75
  • 32.) 181 Oakland – Robert Titus-5 hour - $387.50
  • 33.) 144 Military Rd.- Robert Titus-
    2 hours - $155.00

New Lots

  • 35.) 149 South Baringo St. -.45 hour- $58.13
  • 36.) Hwy 49 &Russell/Devilla- 2.5 hour- $193.75


 

Request for Extension


 

  • None


 

Complaints by Citizens


 

  • See Excel Report


 


 

Cited Vehicle


 

  • See Excel Report


Fuel

  • GMC Truck – $56.94

Letters Mailed

  • See Excel Report

Lots with piles of debris


 

  • 727 Pecan St.- owner
  • Joe Brady Dr. owner
  • 1172 Ohio St.- owner


 

Abandoned House List for City Council – due to submit at next council meeting


 

  • 216 Beech St.- Johnny Williams
  • 714 Porter St.- Pearlene Boyd
  • 1433 Perry Ext. – Augusta Mckinney
  • 100 Neil Rd.- Roberts,
  • 339 S. 6th St. – James Barton
  • 316 Jefferson St.
  • 743 Aaron St.- Jordan Redd
  • Miron Billingsley-
    • 1158 Ohio St.-
    • 1160 Ohio St.-
  • 1170 Ohio St.- James Page


 

Lien, Citation, or Affidavit Issued


 

  • Alex Child- 401/403/405/407 Missouri St.
  • Earnest Smith- 104 Short Ohio St.


 


 


 


 


 

Future Weekly Activities


 

  • Attend various commissions.
  • Membership Renewal- American Association of Code Enforcement
  • Meeting to discuss policy and procedures for Occupational Licenses that are delinquent
  • HVAC/R- Re-certification- Registered for July 1- in Jonesboro
  • Arkansas –Keep Arkansas Beautiful- Clean Up Event Week- Pending in May
    • Pending date for Clean Up Rally
  • Update file with current businesses requiring Occupational Licenses
  • Zoning Meeting – Van Tungeln to discuss city website


 


 


 

Follow-up Activities


 

  • Focus on Lots and clean up efforts
  • Review Cases to Close Out and Update
  • Contact Railroad Company regarding overgrown grass
  • Canvassing neighborhoods
  • Invoices for demolished properties
  • Proposed adopting of Mechanical ordinance- Per City Attorney


     


     

Staff Concerns


 

  • Nuisance Abatement Ordinance- still working.


 


 


 

  

Custom Detail Report 

Group: Code Enforcement 

  

  

Request # 

Date of Request 

Address of Property in Violation 

What are you concerned about?

Emailed 

  

  

9748083 

5/5/2010 

  

Water coming into backyard and tree limbs hanging over fence 

  

  

  

  

Note Summary 

  

  

  

Note Date 

Note 

  

  

  

5/7/2010 

Looked at neighbors backyard and found everything to be reasonably in order 

  

  

Response Summary

  

  

  

Response Date 

Response 

  

  

  

5/7/2010 

Contacting McBride to inform that she can cut those limbs hanging over her property. 

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

Request # 

Date of Request 

Address of Property in Violation 

What are you concerned about? 

Emailed

  

  

9747722 

5/3/2010 

759 Nixon St 

Overgrown lawn 

yes  

  

  

  

Note Summary 

  

  

  

Note Date 

Note 

  

  

  

5/7/2010 

Property belongs to Teague, Constantly notify each year of same issue. 

  

  

Response Summary 

  

  

  

Response Date 

Response 

  

  

  

5/7/2010 

Sending notice and pending affidivat regarding this property.

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

Request # 

Date of Request 

Address of Property in Violation 

What are you concerned about? 

Emailed 

  

  

9747361 

5/7/2010 

Corner of Kentucky and Sioux St 

Stop Sign Down 

yes  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

Request # 

Date of Request 

Address of Property in Violation 

What are you concerned about? 

Emailed 

  

  

9746278 

5/4/2010 

Corner of 203 S 7th @ Cleburne St. 

Stop Sign Down 

yes  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

Request # 

Date of Request 

Address of Property in Violation

What are you concerned about? 

Emailed 

  

  

9745917 

5/3/2010 

1513/1517 Franklin  

Property is unsecured and overgrown 

  

  

  

  

Note Summary 

  

  

  

Note Date 

Note 

  

  

  

5/7/2010 

Ms Brimley was upset regarding a pothole on Holly St which she claims damaged her car. She also was upset regarding water runoff that was caused by a tow truck that was called to her home to pick up a truck that was stuck. She also request that the alley be closed off to stop people from coming there.

  

  

Response Summary

  

  

  

Response Date 

Response 

  

  

  

5/7/2010 

Contacted Oscar regarding the potholes and replacing the earth behind her home. He said he would send someone to fix the holes on Franklin St. 

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

Request # 

Date of Request 

Address of Property in Violation

What are you concerned about? 

Emailed 

  

  

9744473 

5/3/2010 

Sears Ln 

Zoning violations 

  

  

  

  

Note Summary 

  

  

  

Note Date 

Note 

  

  

  

5/7/2010 

Spoke with Mr. Fred Garrison informing him that the zoning for this area doesn't allow for a RV Park.

  

  

  

5/7/2010 

Spoke with Mr. Fred Garrison informing him that the zoning for this area doesn't allow for a RV Park. 

  

  

Response Summary 

  

  

  

Response Date 

Response 

  

  

  

5/7/2010 

Contacted Attorney Andre and East Water Supervisor McGinister about the violation.

  

  

  

5/7/2010 

Mr. Garrison was very upset and stated that he will not evict those currently there.  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

Request # 

Date of Request 

Address of Property in Violation 

What are you concerned about? 

Emailed 

  

  

9743751 

5/4/2010

Taco Bell 

Overgrown lawn 

  

  

  

  

Note Summary 

  

  

  

Note Date 

Note 

  

  

  

5/7/2010 

property belongs to Helena Chemical  

  

  

Response Summary 

  

  

  

Response Date 

Response 

  

  

  

5/7/2010 

Spoke with Mr. Wjheaty. He is going to raze the property and will clean it up soon. He was notified of the seven day time frame.

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

Total Records: 7 

  

       


 


 


 


 


 


 

  

  

Code Enforcement 

  

  

  

Case # 

Case Date 

Property Owner 

Property Address 

City 

Chapter 5 Postcard Notice 

Notes 

Letter 

Assigned To 

  

Group: Chapter 5.12- Maintenance of Real Property

  

  

  

503 

5/7/2010 

Sammie & Juril Fonzie 

Perry ST. EXT. 

Helena 

YES, Second Notice,3RD Notice. 

Affidavit Pending 

No 

Joshua McIntosh 

  

502 

5/7/2010 

Randy Tardy & Marion H Newkirk 

E. Garland 

 

YES, Second Notice,3RD Notice.

Overgrown Lot, Affidavit Pending 

No 

Joshua McIntosh 

  

501 

5/7/2010 

Harvey & Regina Walker 

801 Old Dominion 

West Helena 

Yes 

Overgrown Lawn.2ND notice 

No 

Joshua McIntosh 

  

500 

5/7/2010 

Kimberly Price 

671 Cooke ST. 

West Helena 

Yes 

Overgrown Lawn & property clean up

No 

Joshua McIntosh 

  

499 

5/7/2010 

Randolph Brister JR. 

426 E Cleburne 

West Helena 

 

Burnt House & Overgrown Lawn 

Yes 

Joshua McIntosh 

  

498 

5/7/2010 

Clayton T Tipton 

526 Cleburne AVE 

West Helena 

Yes 

Overgrown Lawn 

No 

Joshua McIntosh 

  

497 

5/7/2010 

Sybil Namour Incare Of Helena Housing Partners L P 

1009 Cherry ST. 

Helena 

Yes 

Lot severely overgrown. Letter sent. 1/ 12/ 2010 

Yes 

Joshua McIntosh 

  

496 

5/7/2010 

Linda Teague 

759 Nixon St. 

West Helena 

 

This will be the third notice sent regarding this property

Yes 

Patrick Allen 

  

Group Total: 8 

  

Total Records: 8 

  

  


 


 


 

  

Permit Enforcement 

Permit # 

Permit Date 

Business Name 

Business Address 

Owner Name 

Assigned To 

  

Group:  

115 

5/5/2010 

CATO #465 

131 QUARLES LANE 

THE CATO CORP 

Joshua McIntosh

  

112 

5/3/2010 

OMEGA CARE INC 

111 LOHMANS LANE 

SAMMY C BROCATO 

Joshua McIntosh 

  

110 

5/3/2010 

GAITLIN'S CANDY STORE 

303 FRANKLIN STREET 

ARETHA GAITLIN 

Joshua McIntosh 

  

60 

5/3/2010 

#1 CHINESE RESTAURANT 

838 N. Sebastian Street 

Jing Ping Liu 

Joshua McIntosh

  

59 

5/3/2010 

DESQUARE CONSTRUCTION 

455 South Kelly St 

Demetrius DeSquare 

Joshua McIntosh 

  

58 

5/3/2010 

Gaitlin's Candy Store 

303 Franklin Street 

Aretha Gaitlin 

Joshua McIntosh 

  

56 

5/3/2010 

Omega Care Inc 

111 Lohmans Lane 

Sammy C Brocato 

Joshua McIntosh 

  

Group Total: 7 

  

Group: Food Industry 

57 

5/3/2010 

NO. #1 CHINESE RESTAURANT 

838 N SEBASTIAN ST  

JING PING LIU 

Patrick Allen 

  

Group Total: 1 

  

Total Records: 8 


 

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