City of Abilene
Board of Building Standards Agenda
Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Board of Building Standards to be held on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 8:15 AM at 555 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor Council Chambers, for the purpose of considering the following agenda items.

1.Call to Order
a.Approval of minutes from previous meeting, February 7, 2018


STATEMENT OF POLICY:  In all cases, except where specifically stated otherwise, buildings must be secured and the lot clean and mowed by the owner within ten (10) days of receipt of notice of results of this hearing.  If this is not done, the City is to do so and bill the owner.  In any case where the Board orders the owner to demolish a structure or structures, but the owner fails to demolish or appeal the Board’s order, the City may demolish.  Any appeal must be filed in district court within 30 calendar days after the aggrieved party receives notice of the Board’s decision. At the hearing, you should be prepared to present the following information:

1. Specific time frame needed to complete repairs.

2. Specific scope of repair work to be completed.

3. Cost estimates for work to be done by licensed, bonded contractors such as electrical, plumbing or heating and air-conditioning contractors.

You have a right to hire an attorney to represent you at the hearing, the right to inspect the file on the property at the office of Planning and Development Services prior to the hearing, and the right to request the presence of city staff for the purpose of questioning at the hearing.

b.Case No. 17-014 - 525 Butternut St (AKA 533 Butternut St) (OT ABILENE TIF #1, BLOCK 85, LOT 9 &N1/2 LT 8) Owner(s): Blanca Cortez

Case No. 10-088 - 1818 Jefferies St. (NORTH PARK ADDN, BLOCK 26, LOT W100 E578.33 N100 2.3 AC TR) Owner(s): Rosa Sims   



In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Abilene will provide for reasonable accommodations for persons attending Board of Adjustment meetings. To better serve you requests should be received forty-eight (48) hours prior to the meetings. Please contact Planning at 676-6237. Telecommunication device for the deaf is 676-6360.





I hereby certify that the above notice of the meeting was posted on the bulletin board at the City Hall of Abilene, Texas, on the 2nd day of March, 2018 at 11:45 p.m.



Rosa Rios, TRMC

City Secretary