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File #: 22-1276A    Version: 1
Type: County Attorney Item Status: Regular Agenda
File created: 7/19/2022 Department: County Attorney
On agenda: 8/16/2022 Final action:
Title: Proposed initiation of litigation in the case of Pinellas County v. Vassan Properties, LLC - action for foreclosure of Special Magistrate lien.

Subject:

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Proposed initiation of litigation in the case of Pinellas County v. Vassan Properties, LLC - action for foreclosure of Special Magistrate lien.

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Recommended Action:

Recommended Action

Approval and authorization for the County Attorney to initiate litigation in the case of Pinellas County v. Vassan Properties, LLC.

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Strategic Plan:

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Summary:

Summary

The property sought to be foreclosed upon is located at 7361 46th Avenue North, in unincorporated St. Petersburg.  In 2019, a Special Magistrate lien was imposed upon Vassan Properties, LLC as a result of an ongoing zoning violation.  The zoning violation is for numerous expansions in the use of the property inconsistent with the site plan.  The lien has not been satisfied and the violation continues to exist.  The property to be foreclosed upon is a commercial property.

This authorization includes bringing suit against all defendants that may be or become necessary to fully litigate this action.

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Background Information:

On July 12, 2022, the Special Magistrate authorized foreclosure of the lien.

 

Fiscal Impact:

Unknown.

 

Staff Member Responsible:

Jewel White, County Attorney
Christy Donovan Pemberton, Managing Assistant County Attorney

 

Partners:

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Attachments:

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