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File #: 22-0907   
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
In control: Board of County Commissioners
On agenda: 6/21/2022 Final action:
Title: REQUEST FOR FINE REDUCTION STIPULATION AND AGREED RECOMMENDED ORDER REGARDING THE CODE ENFORCEMENT CASE OF MITCHELL ROBERT LANDIS CASE NUMBER 08-0021539
Attachments: 1. SIGNED FINE REDUCTION 08-0021539.pdf
PLACEMENT: Consent
TITLE:
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REQUEST FOR FINE REDUCTION STIPULATION AND AGREED RECOMMENDED ORDER REGARDING THE CODE ENFORCEMENT CASE OF MITCHELL ROBERT LANDIS CASE NUMBER 08-0021539
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
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Pursuant to the provisions of Section 1.98B, General Ordinances, Martin County Code, the Board of County Commissioners is asked to consider approval of a Fine Reduction Stipulation and Agreed Recommended Order regarding the Code Enforcement case of Mitchell Robert Landis.
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DEPARTMENT: Building
PREPARED BY: Name: Rachel Spradley
Title: Nuisance Abatement Coordinator
REQUESTED BY: Louise Edwards

PRESET:
PROCEDURES: None

BACKGROUND/RELATED STRATEGIC GOAL:

Mitchell Robert Landis Fine Reduction Request:

This Fine Reduction Stipulation and Agreed Recommended Order involves a parcel located at 5455 SW Ranchito St. Palm City, FL 34990, Martin County, Florida.

On May 18, 2022, an Order Finding Violation was issued by the Code Enforcement Magistrate to Robert Mitchell Landis, for the following violation(s): Section 67.201.B - Nuisance Declared: Trash, etc., General Ordinances, Martin County Code; Section 105.1 FBC - Permits When Required, incorporated by Sec 21.1 General Ordinances, Martin County Code; and Section 67.201.A. - Nuisance Declared: Weeds, Undergrowth, General Ordinances, Martin County Code.

Compliance was required by December 19, 2008. On October 23, 2020, an Affidavit of Compliance/Accrued Fines was issued reflecting an outstanding fine of $ 1,297,400.00.
Louise Edwards are the current owners of the property. Pursuant to a Quit Claim Deed recorded in Official Records Book 3153, Page 1257, Martin County, Florida Public Records, Mitchell Robert Landis has no remaining interest in the property.

Staff has determined that a lien reduction is warranted. The current owners were not responsible for the violation; however, they brought the property into compliance and have offered to pay $4,000.00 to resolve...

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