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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a .m. - June 16, 2015
June 16, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #17


Subject
Reduction of Code Enforcement Fines for J. Ysaias Nunez, Code Enforcement Case Numbers CE2001070736 and CE2011060195

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information
Jeff Bowman, Division Chief, Ext. 6854

Action Requested

Motion to reduce the fines for these two cases to $3,000.00 for CE2001070736 and to $3,000.00 for CE2011060195 (as previously recommended by the Special Magistrate on May 27, 2015), subject to the following conditions:

  1. The reduced fines shall be paid within 90 days or will revert back to the original fine amount of $161,530.00 for CE2001070736 and $66,400.00 for CE2011060195.
  2. Recording fees need to be collected, which total $46.00 and $20.00, respectively.
  3. Building and Development Services Department Director is authorized to sign satisfactions of liens if the reduced fines are paid.


Enabling/Regulating Authority
Section 162.09, Florida Statutes (2014)

Background Discussion

Code Enforcement Case CE2001070736. Below is a brief synopsis regarding this case:

  1. Violation: Trash and Debris and No Structure Numbers.
  2. Notice of Violation issued 8/2/2001.
  3. Special Magistrate Hearing 9/26/2001.  Ordered to comply by 10/19/2001 or a $65.00 minimum fine and $65.00 per day fine would be imposed for Section 703.2.22; and ordered to comply by 10/19/2001 or a one time fine of $200.00 would be imposed for Section 742.
  4. Complied 8/5/2008.
  5. Total fines: $161,530.00 plus $46.00 recording fee.
  6. Property owner offered $3,000.00 plus $46.00 recording fee.
  7. Special Magistrate Mitigation Hearing 5/27/2015. The Magistrate determined that justification exists to reduce the total fine amount and to forward the request to the Board of County Commissioners with a recommendation to reduce the fine amount to $3,000.00 plus $46.00 recording fee.

Code Enforcement Case CE2011060195. Below is a brief synopsis regarding this case:

  1. Violation: Trash and Debris.
  2. Notice of Violation issued 8/1/2011.
  3. Special Magistrate Hearing 8/24/2011. Ordered to comply by 9/23/2011 or a $100.00 minimum fine and $50.00 per day fine would be imposed for Section 703.2.23.1.
  4. Complied 5/11/2015.
  5. Total fines: $66,400.00 plus $20.00 recording fee.
  6. Property owner offered $3,000.00 plus $20.00 recording fee.
  7. Special Magistrate Mitigation Hearing 5/27/2015. The Magistrate determined that justification exists to reduce the total fine amount and to forward the request to the Board of County Commissioners with a recommendation to reduce the fine amount to $3,000.00 plus $20.00 recording fee.


County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (Utilizes exact document or procedure approved within the last 18 months)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records
Please forward a stamped copy of the agenda to Administrative Specialist Laurie Menard (laurie.menard@mymanatee.org) in the Code Enforcement Division following disposition.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
N/A

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
N/A


Attachment:  6-16-2015 Nunez1.pdf
Attachment:  6-16-2015 Nunez2.pdf