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Board of Works approves clean up of two nuisance properties

The Board of Works and Public Safety extended the timeframe to clean up one property and approved commencing with the clean-up process at two more Shelbyville residences.


Three “orders to appear” were scheduled for Tuesday morning’s meeting at City Hall but no ownership representatives showed up.


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The house at 605 W. South St. will be cleaned up by the City of Shelbyville and cost of the service added to the taxes for the ownership to pay.


Allan Henderson, deputy planning director for the City of Shelbyville, informed the Board of Works that the issues at 640 Main St. are being addressed. The board granted a one-week extension.


The board then ordered the clean-up process to start at 815 Morris Avenue and 605 W. South St. The cost will be added to the taxes for the property owners to pay.


The property at 815 Morris Avenue has been owned by Allen & Allen LLC of Shelbyville since June of 2015, according to the Shelby County GIS site.


The 605 W. South St. property has Safeguard Capital Partners LLC out of Florida listed as its owners.


In other business, the board approved a request to host an art show May 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the downtown parking garage.