City of Somerville

Agenda Item
Work Completed
Apr 24, 2014 7:00 PM

That the Director of SPCD (ISD) update this Board on the site visit to 37 Jackson Road.


Department:Board of AldermenSponsors:Ward Four Alderman Tony Lafuente

Official Text

That the Executive Director of the Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (ISD) update this Board on the outcome of the site visit to 37 Jackson Road.

Meeting History

Mar 27, 2014 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting

Alderman Lafuente questioned why certain documented issues at the property were not fined. President White commented on the failure of communication and emphasized the importance of the item. Alderman Niedergang noted the Committee will have time to discuss the item on March 31 and he asked that the clerk alert those involved that the items will be discussed at that time.

Apr 22, 2014 7:00 PM  Housing and Community Development Committee Committee Meeting

Mr. Smiljic reported that this property has been involved in 14 court cases since 2000 with no consequences to the property owner. Mr. Shapiro spoke about the possibility of a civil injunction and he discussed three different fining protocols. Alderman Lafuente requested copies of the violations found and citations issued as a result of the last ISD site visit and information on the allowable amounts of fines.

Apr 24, 2014 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting