Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - July 26, 2016
July 26, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #22

Reduction of Code Enforcement Fines for Victor Garlington, Code Enforcement Case Number CE2012120454


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

Action Requested

Motion to reduce the fines for this case to $1,000.00 (as previously recommended by the Special Magistrate on June 22, 2016), 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 $2,500.00 for CE2012120454.
  2. Recording fees need to be collected, which total $20.00. 
  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

Background Discussion

Code Enforcement Case CE2012120454, 3531 University Parkway, Sarasota, FL. 34243 (PI #2050300009).  Below is a brief synopsis regarding this case:

  1. Violation:    Trash and debris.
  2. Notice of Violation issued 2/15/2013.
  3. Special Magistrate Hearing 4/24/2013. Ordered to comply by 6/21/2013 for Section 703.2.23.1 or a $100.00 minimum fine and $75.00 per day fine would be imposed.
  4. Complied 7/24/2013
  5. Total fine:  $2,500.00 plus $20.00 recording fee.
  6. Property owner offered $1,000.00 plus $20.00 recording fee.
  7. Special Magistrate Mitigation Hearing 6/22/2016. 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 $1,000.00 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

Instructions to Board Records
Please forward a stamped copy of the agenda to Administrative Specialist Vicki Gipson (Vicki.gipson@mymanatee.org ) in the Code Enforcement Division following disposition.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  2016-7-26 Garlinton .pdf