~ from the Office of Neighborhoods


Five properties are listed on this week’s Better Building Board (BBB) agenda. The BBB will meet on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 3:30 p.m., in the Small Assembly Room of the City County Building, 400 Main St.


The BBB meets every Third Thursday of the month to hear appeals of the Public Officer’s orders.


The following properties are up for discussion on this week’s agenda for determination of blight: 421 Oakcrest Rd., 203 East Red Bud Rd., 3734 Speedway Cr., and 2100 Washington Ave. One property is listed to discuss for certification of blight: 3410 Southwood Dr., including accessory structure.


Visit the BBB website for the full agenda.


Thirteen properties are on the agenda for the City’s next Public Officer Hearing (POH) at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28, in the Small Assembly Room of the City-County Building.


The Public Officer holds hearings and issues orders to property owners to make repairs or to demolish unfit structures. If the property owner does not comply with the order, the city may repair or demolish the structure and charge the owner for the service.


The properties to be considered are: 4632 Ball Camp Pike (including accessory structure), 1721 Boone St. (including accessory structure), 4305 Bounds Rd., 128 East Burwell Ave. (accessory structure only), 2652 Greenway Dr., 1609 Jefferson Ave. (including accessory structures), 4249 Lilac Ave. (including accessory structure), 3202 Linden Ave. (including accessory structure), 314 Oakland St. (confirmation of emergency repair only order), 307 Shasta Dr., 3021 Shelbourne Rd., 822 Valley Dr. (pool, deck, and pool house only), 2106 Washington Pike.


If any of these properties are located in your neighborhood, you may consider attending the BBB or POH to speak on the issue. To learn more about the BBB or POH, visit the City’s BBB and POH website.