Iroquois Neigborhood Meeting – Vacant Properties

Iroquois Neighborhood Meeting

will be held Nov. 19 in the
DeSales High School Cafeteria
425 Kenwood Drive.
7:00 pm.
City Officials Will Discuss
Vacant Housing at the
Iroquois Neighborhood
Association Meeting
           
                Jim Mims of Codes and Regulations will speak to the Iroquois Neighborhood Association on Tuesday, November 19 at 7pm The meeting will be held at DeSales High School, 425 Kenwood Drive.
            The topic is vacant and/or dilapidated properties, please bring the addresses of problem houses so specifics can be covered at the meeting.
            Louisville spends millions of tax payer dollars cleaning up and tearing down abandoned property. But in the last decade, the city has collected little in fines from property owners.
            “Our inspectors are out every day,” Mims, told WDRB-41. “We try to reach the property owners with notices. Sometimes it’s impossible.”
 
Jim MimsSchreck, Bill
Jim Mims, Director of        Bill Schreck,
Metro Codes                 Coordinator Vacant
& Regulations              Properties Initiative
           

            Also expected to be at the meeting is Bill Schreck, the head of Codes & Regulations under former Mayor Jerry Abramson. Now he is back working for metro government as coordinator of Mayor Greg Fischer’svacant properties initiative.

            “One of his major goals is to come to some comprehensive, realistic, objective solution to this very big and complicated problem,” Schreck said at a February 19 meeting the Metro Council’s Ad Hoc Committee on Vacant Properties.

            Our third member of the forum joining Mr. Mims and Mr. Schreck will be Councilman Dan Johnson, who will address code violations and current issues affecting his district.

 

PS

We will be celebrating a very special birthday of one of our members.

She will be 96 years old and we are surprising her with a cake, so plan

to stay and help us wish her Happy Birthday and blow out those candles!!

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