Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - July 28, 2015
July 28, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #14

Reduction of Code Enforcement Fines for Wayside Glen Mobile Home Park, Inc., Code Enforcement Case Number CE2005050058


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

Action Requested

Motion to reduce the fines for this case to $15,000.00 (as previously recommended by the Special Magistrate on June 24, 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 $327,550.00 for CE2005050058.
  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 (2014)

Background Discussion

Code Enforcement Case CE2005050058. Below is a brief synopsis regarding this case:

  1. Violation: Enclosed a lanai without the required building permits.
  2. Notice of Violation issued 5/11/2005.
  3. Special Magistrate Hearing 3/22/2006.  Ordered to comply by 5/19/2006 for Section 512 or a $150.00 minimum fine and $100.00 per day fine would be imposed.
  4. Section 512 was complied 5/7/2015.
  5. Total fines: $327,550.00 plus $20.00 recording fee.
  6. Property owner offered $15,000.00 plus $20.00 recording fee.
  7. Special Magistrate Mitigation Hearing 6/24/2015. 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 $15,000.00 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 Laurie Menard (laurie.menard@mymanatee.org) in the Code Enforcement Division following disposition.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  7-28-2015 Wayside Glen.pdf