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Box 1, Folder 3, Document 4

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  • Text: CITY OF ATLANTA CITY HALL ATLANTA, GA. 30303 Tel. 522-4463 Area Code 404 DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING COLLIER B. GLADIN, Director January 10, 1969 Mayor Ivan Allen, Jr. City of Atlanta a ) City Hall ) Atlanta, Georgia Dear Mayor Allen: In developing a new Housing Code Compliance Program the Plan epartment and Building Department are convinced that a city-wide field survey of housing’ - conditions must be conducted in the second quarter of 1969. A new survey is the only way to obtain the information necessary to establish the level of accomplishment of the original Housing Code Compliance Program and to develop realistic priorities for housing code inspections for the next several years, No accurate or complete information has been maintained on housing condition changes within the city since the 1965 Community Improvement Program Survey, and an efficient, new program cannot be developed from obsolete management information. Both the Building Department and Planning Department believe the proposed survey will facilitate the development of a more effective Housing Code Compliance Program. In short, there is no other way to quantitatively and qualitatively measure the level of accomplishment of the first five year Housing Code Compliance Program, to wit: which areas have been stabilized; which areas have regressed; which areas are continuing to decline and for what reasons; which areas require more constant surveillance than that provided to this point; how can we more effectively apply our personnel and what additional personnel will be required to halt slum and blight development and spread, etc. Who should undertake the proposed survey? For several reasons, the two Departments feel that Housing Code Inspectors are ideally suited to conduct the necessary field survey: Mayor Ivan Allen, Jr. -2- January 10, 1969 The original five year inspection program has been accomplished ahead of schedule. All of the original inspections have been completed. What remains are uncomplied cases which can be assigned to the Sector Inspectors, plus handling city-wide inspections on a complaint basis. Thus, the Concentrated Area Inspectors would be in a logical position wherein they could begin immediate preparations for the proposed field survey. . The proposed field survey must be initiated in the next few months. HUD requirements on the Workable Program provide for a Housing Code Compliance Program. The Workable Program must be recertified in September, 1969 and current information is essential to its preparation. Since the survey will take at least three months to complete, actual field work must begin by the first of March at the very latest to be of greatest use. Consequently, time being a major factor we must use those personnel most familiar with the type of information being sought. . The inspectors are better qualified than anyone else in the city to conduct a Housing Conditions Survey. They have inspected the city's houses for five years; they know what to look for and can be quickly trained in survey techniques because of their background in housing terminology, conditions and experience in meeting the public. The inspectors will be required to furnish continuous information to keep the survey data updated. In other words, their observations during the course of later inspections will be fed back into the central record keeping system to keep the housing conditions statistics current. The experience they will gain while conducting the survey will be invaluable training for this future role, and The inspectors will gain valuable familiarity with all areas of the city during the survey which will be of use to them at a later date when they are making inspections and attempting to obtain compliances. Since the present program is running ahead of schedule relative to original inspections, it is recommended that extensive time and manpower be devoted to uncomplied cases in order to gain more lasting compliances prior to initiating any new program. As soon as the field survey techniques and policies are developed, ten of the inspectors would be assigned to the survey. This would leave the other ten inspectors to concentrate on obtaining compliances and to cover city-wide inspections on a complaint basis, The ten Mayor Ivan Allen, Jr. -3- January 10, 1969 inspectors on the survey team can completely cover the city in three to four months, enabling the Planning Department to use this information in developing a new Housing Code Compliance Program. In turn, the new Housing Code Compliance Program can be incorporated into the 1969 Workable Program, A more complete and detailed explanation of the contents of this letter is contained in "Housing Code Compliance Program: Interim Proposal, 1969." Background material is contained in "The Housing Code Compliance Program: Background and Present Situation (Problems and Recommendations for Action)." Both of these are products of departmental staff and attached hereto. We seek your endorsement of this proposal. If further explanation or additional information is required we will be pleased to meet with you at your convenience. Sincerely, CM. POWs Collier B. Gladin Planning Director ~Btebimsies Te. GEOR CRD William R. Wofford Building Official CBG/WRW/ jp Attachments
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Box 1, Folder 3, Document 21

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  • Text: OFFICE OF INSPECTOR OF BUILDINGS Atlanta, Georgia 30303 cadetalye ge tt Te gaeg itl ~4 “fe Vie De - March 21, 1969 ee WILLIAM R. WOFFORD, P.E., R.A. : JAMES A. SMITH , INSPECTOR OF BUILDINGS CHIEF HOUSING CODE INSPECTOR ELMER H. MOON, E.E., P.E. ASST. INSPECTOR OF BUILDINGS Memorandum for File From: Mr. J. A. Smith, Chief Inspector Friday afternoon at 2:00 P.M. Mr. Wofford asked me to attend a meeting with him. At the meeting were the Mayor, Mr. Sterns, Mr. Gladin and Mr. Openshaw. The meeting was called because of the letter from Mr. Wofford to Mr. Landers requesting advice as to whe- ther the Building Department should mail notices to owners to com- plete repairs to structures, residential structures located within the Markham-Haynes and Lightning Areas, It was pointed out that this would probably be and conflict with the zoning in the area. In the discussion that followed, it was decided that the proper method to follow would be for us to proceed with mailing the notices to the owners for full code com- pliance and then when owners came in to obtain permits, they would be informed of the need for obtaining a variance in zoning to allow repairs to be made. At this time, owners would be referred to Mr. Gladin who would set up a meeting before the Zoning Variance Commit- tee with no charge to be paid by the owners. Then, after the Vari- ance Committee agreed for the repairs to be made, then the Building Official would be clear to issue permit for said repairs. We are planning to proceed with the mailing of notices to gen- eral owners throughout these areas and in the case of Mr. Andrew Stephens, who is one of the major owners in the area, we plan to take a slightly different approach. Mr. Stephens last Thursday advised me that he was anticipating a loan from Mills B. Lane, C & S Bank, to proceed with the repair of probably every other structure which was owned by Mr. Stephens. He indicated that a definite plan might be submitted to Mr. Wofford for permits to be issued on these properties judged suitable for repairs by him during the week beginning March 17th. In view of this, both Mr. Wofford and myself felt that it might be well to hold Mr. Stephen's notices in the office at least until the latter part of the week of the 17th to see if plans are submitted for permits issuance. If this does not take place, I plan to contact Mr. Stephens and ask that he come by the office or that I be allowed to meet with him at his convenience to serve the notices of repairs to him in person and possibly discuss an amicable method of reaching a successful conclusion to our problems in this area. ATLANTA THE DOGWOOD CITY sere eet BoE In rehabilitation areas other than those of the current action year, the City Building Department will participate in response to compliants or undertake investigation based on any information that indicates a need for early inspection. New Housing Code cases will be undertaken in accordance with Department personnel capability and on a full code compliance basis. Demolition Policy - Model Neighborhood Area The Atlanta Housing Authority is fully responsible for demolition activities in NDP current year clearance action areas. When emergency situations occur necessitating prompt action on particular structures in the clearance areas, the City Building Department will become involved by referral from the Atlanta Housing Authority. In demolition areas other than those of current year action areas, the Building Department will become involved only on a compliant basis. Full code compliance will be effected with the exception . that generally no installation of additional equipment or facilities will be required. A possible exception will arise if it is deter- mined that the failure to install additional equipment may result in immediate jeopardy to the health, safety on general welfare of inhabitants in a structure. “Assistance in the determination of — this exception may be requested from a “technical board" to be developed in conjunction with the Model Cities Housing Center and NDP Project Office. Staff It has been further concluded that if at all possible the Model Cities Program should provide some code enforcement staff to supplement the limited personnel resources of the Building Department in the Model Neighborhood Area. JLWJr:bah cc: Mr. William Wilkes Mr. James Smith Mr. Eric Harkness
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Box 1, Folder 3, Document 15

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  • Text: TELEPHONE 688-1456 443 STONEWALL ST. S.W., ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30313 February 14, 1969 Mayor Ivan Allen, Jr. City Hall Atlanta, Georgia Dear Sir: It is with deepest concern that this complaint is forwarded to you. A person can suffer just so much bureaucratic Pponeeeon before something has to be done. I am attaching a copy of a letter recieved by us around the first of the year. This is based on an ordinance adopted by the aldermanic board and approved by you on December 16 and December 18 respectively. This particular amended section of the code is not practical to perform or to enforce, this seems to be entirely harassment of the citizens of this city who use gas, and for any plumber or person involved in connecting of appliances. If this section of the code is retained it will be necessary for us and I am sure, Many other contractors, to discontinue the practice of connecting heaters, gas dryers or gas ranges. The performance of work under the conditions ‘of the amendment would be prohibitive for us and for our customers. When citizens want their work done we will have to tell them that the City of Atlanta Government has made it impossible for' us to perform such work, we will send them a copy of your ordinance and advise them to take "their case to the source oe the oppressive legislation. We would appreciate an opportunity to discuss this with you and to explain the impossible situation that this presents. Very. truly ypurs, 7b, LLL, ; Jack W. Crissey, ge IWC :DS Enc. a a rs See >...
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Box 1, Folder 3, Document 17

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  • Text: oot a 9y/ vy} CITY OF ATLANTA OFFICE OF INSPECTOR OF BUILDINGS 800 CITY HALL TEL. JA. 2-4463 EXT. 321 ATLANTA, GEORGIA March 17, 1969 MEMORANDUM TO : Karl A. Bevins Jack C. Delius Ray A. Nixon Paul Weir FROM: W. R. Wofford ge lee’ In July, 1966, in accordance with a memorandum from Mr. Landers we established a policy of holding plans in the Building Department for a three~day period so that they could be reviewed by a representative of your department who would come to the Building Department each morning for that purpose. Gentlemen: Moat of you are sending a representative to the department as previously arranged. However, the three day waiting period frequently seems to pass without a representative from some departments reviewing plans on file. When this happens, we are requiring the contractor to contact your office and secure approval from you. Some of the contractors have objected to being sent to various other City departments, particularly those located in the City Halil Annex, since they claim this is an inconvenience to them, if you are not now sending a representative te the Building Department each morning to check plane on file, I wish you would do so; otherwise, I shall be compelied to issue a building permit where the plang have remained on file for a period of more than three days and the contractor requests approval. ec..Mr. R. Earl Landers
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Box 1, Folder 3, Document 14

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  • Text: February 17, 1969 Mr. Jack W. Crissey Fulton Plumbing Company 443 Stonewall Street, S.W. Atlanta, Georgia 30313 Dear Mr. Crissey: May I acknowledge receipt of your letter of February 14 regarding a recent ordinance affecting plumbers to connect appliances. Your indicated enclosure was not with your letter, however, I am asking Mr. Bill Wofford, Building Inspector, to furnish me with a report. I will in turn furnish you with a detailed report of the ordinance upon hearing from Mr. Wofford. Sincerely, Ivan Allen, Jr. 1AJr:hdt
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Box 1, Folder 3, Document 52

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  • Text: ay] a SS Se et te eee Siu Wet lad. seein phuf 1 li a ae oe eng MANUFACTURERS / FABRICATORKS BAR JOISTS is STRUCTURAL STEEL ADDRESS ALL COMMUNICATIONS TO GENERAL OFFICES POST OFFICE BOX 179074" 833 KIRKWOOD AVENUE. S. E. ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30316 * TELEPHONE 523-2711 April 11, 1969 Mr. Romer Pittman, Assistant Chief Plumbing Inspector Plumbing Department Atlanta City Hall 68 Mitchell Street, S.W. Atlanta, Georgia 30303 Dear Mr, Pittman: I want to thank you for the manner and promptness in which you handled the situation which occured today at our affiliate company, Southern Pipe & Papely Company at 159 Northside Drive, N.W. Your promptness and diplomacy in handling the situation is commendable and we are most fortunate in having men of your calibar in our city govern- ment, Iam, however, still concerned, Mr. Pittman, with the threats made by your inspector, Mr. C. L. Haliburton, by telephone to our manager, Bobby Clark, _ and am still concerned with the fact that Mr. Haliburton has threatened our manager with writing a citation or the threat of standing in the door and following everybody out. This, you are aware, we cannot condone. We will not be intimidated in the matter and it is necessary that I put your office on notice that should we have any future problems of this nature we will have no choice but to seek legal remedies to protect our business. We have been in business since 1933 and have always cooperated to the fullest extent and have the highest respect for your department and we in turn expect the same consideration by your personnel. In the future should there be any question relative to our business that is of interest to your department I would appreciate your seeing that all in- quiries are directed to the writer personally. As a matter of record Southern Pipe & Supply Company does not have a plumbing license and performs absolutely no plumbing repair work or in- stallation work, however, we do reserve the right to sell to whom we please and to recommend qualified people to do installation or repair work. Assuring you of our desire to continue to cooperate with you in every matter. Very truly yours, STEIN STEEL & SUPPLY CO, Milton O. Stein President MOS /na ce: Honorable Ivan Allen, Jr., Mayor Atlanta City Hall 68 Mitchell Street, 8.W. Atlanta, Georgia 30303
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Box 1, Folder 3, Document 39

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  • Text: HOUSING CODE ENFORCEMENT POLICY N.D.P. Areas March, 1969 N.D.P. - Planning Areas No concentrated code enforcement will be undertaken. However, new Housing Code cases will be undertaken in accordance with Department personnel capability. The Building Department will act upon complaints and undertake investigation based on any information that indicates a need for an early inspection. Full code compliance will be effected with the exception that generally no installation of additional equipment or facilities will be re- quired. N.D.P. - Rehabilitation Areas The Atlanta Housing Authority is responsible for property improvement efforts in current N,D,P, Action areas. When the N,D.P, Area is acti- vated, current cases which are being enforced by the Building Depart- ment will be referred to the Atlanta Housing Authority with copies of case histories. Consideration of the use of possible three percent loans or Federal Grants will then be made by the Authority in an effort to comply the property. When the Atlanta Housing Authority is unable to obtain satisfactory rehabilitation of properties, documented case histories will be referred to the City Building Department for contin- uation and further enforcement procedures. In rehabilitation areas other than those of the current action year, no concentrated code enforcement will be undertaken. However, new Housing Code cases will be undertaken in accordance with Department personnel capability. The Building Department will act upon complaints and undertake investigation based on any information that indicates a need for an early inspection. Full code compliance will be effected. N.D.P. - Demolition Areas The Atlanta Housing Authority is responsible for demolition activities in NDP current year clearance action areas. When emergency situations oecur necessitating prompt action on particular structures in the clear- ance areas, the City Building Department will become involved by refer- ral from the Atlanta Housing Authority. In demolition areas proposed for second year action areas, no concen- trated code enforcement will be undertaken. However, new Housing Code cases will be undertaken in accordance with Department personnel cap- ability. The Building Department will act upon compaints and undertake investigation based on any information that indicates a need for an early inspection. Full code compliance will be effected with the ex- ception that generally no installation of additional equipment or (2) facilities will be required. A possible exception will arise if it is determined that the failure to install additional equipment may result in immediate jeopardy to the health, safety or general welfare of inhabitants in a structure. In demolition areas proposed for the third, fourth and fifth action years, no concentrated code enforcement will be undertaken. However, new Housing Code cases will be under- taken in accordance with Department personnel capability. The Building Department will act upon complaints and undertake investigation based on any information that indicates a need for an early inspection. Full code compliance will be effected. N.D.P. - All Areas Requests for Building Permits exceeding value of $500 for single unit structure, or $300 per unit for duplex or multi-unit structure must be accompanied by a recent work write-up or contract made by Atlanta Housing Authority, a recent Housing Division notice or a letter stat- ing the facts regarding the structure. :
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Box 1, Folder 3, Document 23

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  • Text: HOUSING CODE ENFORCEMENT POLICY N.D.P. Areas March, 1969 N.D.P. - Planning Areas ‘No concentrated code enforcement will be undertaken, The Building Department will act upon complaints and undertake investigation based on any information that indicates a need for an early inspection. -New Housing Code cases will be undertaken in accordance with Depart- ment personnel capability. Full code compliance will be effected with the exception that generally no installation of additional equipment or facilities will be required. N.D.P. - Rehabilitation Areas / the Atlanta Housing Authority is responsible for property improvement efforts in current. N.D.P. Action areas. When the N.D.P Area is acti- vated, current cases which are being enforced by the Building Depart- ment will be referred to the Atlanta Housing Authority with copies of case histories. Consideration of the use of possible three percent loans or Federal Grants will then be made by the Authority in an effort to comply the property. When the Atlanta Housing Authority is unable to obtain satisfactory rehabilitation of properties, documented case histories will be referred to the City Building Deparment for contin- uation and further enforcement’ procedures, In rehabilitation areas other than those of the current action year, the City Building Department will act in response to complaints, or undertake investigation based on any information that indicates a need for early inspection. New Housing Code cases will be undertaken in accordance with Department personnel capability and on a fuil code com- pliance basis. N.D.P. - Demolition Areas The Atlanta Housing Authority.is responsible for demolition activities in NDP current year clearance action areas, When emergency situations occur necessitating prompt action on particular structures in the clear- ance areas, the City Building Department will become involved by refer- ral from the Atlanta Housing Authority. In demolition areas proposed for second year action areas, the Building Department will become involved only on a complaint basis, Full code compliance will be effected with the exception that generally no in- ». gtallation of additional equipment or facilities will be required. A - possible exception will arise if it is determined that the failure to install additional equipment may result in immediate jeopardy to the health, safety or general welfare of inhabitants in a structure. In . demolition areas proposed for the third, fourth and fifth action years, = the City Building Department, etc. will participate in response to
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Box 1, Folder 3, Document 30

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  • Text: OFFICE OF INSPECTOR OF BUILDINGS 800 CITY HALL Atlanta, Georgia 30303 WILLIAM R. WOFFORD, P.E., R.A. March 21, 1969 INSPECTOR OF BUILDINGS CHARLES M. SMITH, E.E. ASST. INSPECTOR OF BUILDINGS iy MEMORANDUM TO: The Honorable Ivan Allen, Jr. FROM: W. R. wortong Li) RE: Suggested reply of letter to Mr. Jack W. Crissey I have your letter of March 18, 1969, with reference to the testing of gas piping. The Building Departments Chief Plumbing Inspector, Mr. Mitchell and Mr. Spurlin of the Heating Division have reviewed your letter together with the previous letter you wrote concerning gas piping and advises that the ordinance to which you refer does not require testing on existing gas lines and that only new gas lines installed is required to be tested and approved before it is used, Mr. Mitchell, Chief Plumbing Inspector, advises that he has discussed this matter with Mr. Hansen of your firm,who is a member of the Plumbing Examining Board and is familiar with the afore- mentioned provisions. The matter has also been discussed and approved by the Plumbing Advisory Board. I want to assure you of our cooperation in anyway possible but I believe you have misinterpreted the ordinance, If you desire any additional information, the Building Department will be glad to provide it for you.
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Box 1, Folder 3, Document 56

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  • Text: aC a May 1, 1969 Mr. J.U. Flanigan 245 Third St. &.E. Atlanta, Georgia 30517 RE: 1600 Dixie Ave. S.z. Dear Mr. Planigan: Your recent inquiry concerning the Murphy Apartments was forwarded to this office. on On April 10, 1969, we had summoned Mr. Thomas Reaves, owner of these properties, into Municipal Court fox violation of just about all of the sections of the Housing Code. He appeared before Judge Robert Sparks and was given a $500,00 suspended fine ard 90 days to fully comply with the Housing Code. You may vest assured, that at the end of the 90 day pericd we will inspect again to determine if the properties have been repaired, Sincerely youre, G.D. Hitchcock Staff Officer, Codes Compliance Office cpus js ce: WR. Wofford, Building Official is
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Box 1, Folder 3, Document 27

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  • Text: D April 2, 1969 Memorandum To: Mr. Ivan Allen, Mayor From: Mr. W. R. Wofford, Building Official Re: Proposed Housing Enforcement Policy in all NDP Areas Recently, you requested that a revised policy on Housing Enforcement activitiea ia the City’s Urban Renewal or NDP Pro- Gram Sreas be presented for your review. The policy would apply to all projects in the planning phase and in the active phase, and as denoted in the attached "Policy, March, 1969". Upon your approval, we plan to bring the policy before the Building Committee, the Planning and Development Committee and then before the Board of Aldermen for formai adoption. WRW: lm Enclosure
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Box 1, Folder 3, Document 55

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  • Text: CITY OF ATLANTA CITY HALL ATLANTA, GA. 30303 Tel. 522-4463 Area Code 404 IVAN ALLEN, JR., MAYOR R. EARL LANDERS, Administrative Assistant MRS. ANN M. MOSES, Executive Secretary DAN E. SWEAT, JR., Director of Governmental Liaison MEMORANDUM TO: Dan Sweat DATE: May 6, 1969 FROM: J. H. Robinson 9 HH: A SUBJECT: 1600 Dixie Avenue Dan, you will find enclosed information concerning the apartment complex located at 1600 Dixie Avenue, Ss. E. JHR:bt Enclosure
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Box 1, Folder 3, Document 44

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  • Text: April 15, 1969 Miss Wilma R. Surls 2918 Kimmeridge Drive East Point, Georgia 30344 Dear Miss Surls: May I acknowledge receipt of your letter of April 10 calling my attention to the hazardous condition of a building on Highland Avenue and Glen Iris Drive. May I assure you that we are investigating the building at this site and the necessary steps will be taken to eliminate this condition. Sincerely, Ivan Allen, Jr. IA Jr:hdt
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Box 1, Folder 3, Document 31

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  • Text: Office of the Mayon ROUTE SLIP TO: FROM: Ivan Allen, Jr. Ll] For your information (_] Please refer to the attached correspondence and make the necessary reply. (_} Advise me the status of the attached. FORM 25-4
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Box 1, Folder 3, Document 67

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  • Text: ad CITY HALL ATLANTA, GA. 30303 Tel. 522-4463 Area Code 404 IVAN ALLEN, JR., MAYOR R. EARL LANDERS, Acministrative Assistant MRS. ANN M. MOSES, Executive Secretary DAN E. SWEAT, JR., Director of Governmental Liaison May 23, 1969 Gat Ob UCase ee Mr. Charles L. Gowen, Chairman King and Spalding Trust Company of Georgia Building Atlanta, Georgia Gentlemen: ' Request is hereby made for an official opinion by the Board of Ethics as to whether or not the following set of circumstances would constitute a violation of any sections (and if so what sections) of the Code of Ethics as adopted on March 15, 1965 and approved by the Mayor on March 17, 1965: A. The City of Atlanta operates a Housing Division for the purpose of enforcing provisions of the Housing Code of the City of Atlanta; which Housing Code specifies the condition in which houses must be maintained in order for them to be fit for human habitation, B. Inspectors are employed by the City for the purpose of inspecting houses within the City limits to determine whether or not they are in conformity with the Housing Code, C. Deficiencies in housing accomodations are listed and furnished to the owners of the property with a request that repairs be made promptly so as to bring the housing involved into conformity with existing ordinances. = May 23, 1969 Board of Ethics Mr. Charles L. Gowen, Chairman Page Two D. At the expiration of the time given for accomplish- ment of the repairs, a second inspection is made. If the property continues to be substandard, a further notice and demand is given to the property owner. E. An Inspector or a member of his family, with his knowledge, acquires an interest ina piece of property inspected by such Inspector or any other employee of the City of Atlanta. Due to the urgency of the situation as related above and the necessity for a prompt ruling by the Board of Ethics, it is requested that the Board convene at the earliest practicable date. Very truly yours, Ivan Allen, Jr. Mayor IAJrilp
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Box 1, Folder 3, Document 65

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  • Text: BourpineE AND KREEMAN Attorneys at Law ESSLEY B. BURDINE SUITE 726 HARTFORD BUILDING ROY H. FREEMAN 100 EDGEWOOD AVENUE. N.E. ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30303 © PHONE 524-8897 CERTIFIED MAIL AREA CODE 404 May 27, 1969 Mr. C. M. Smith Assistant Bldg. Official 800 City Hall Atlanta, Ga. 30303 Re: Robert D. Pattillo and Charles T. Latham Dear Mr. Smith: This office has been retained to represent Mr. Pattillo and Mr. Latham as a result of your letters of May 26, 1969 terminating their employment with the City of Atlanta. Your letter informs these two employees that "you are alleged to have violated the Code of Ethics - - -". Mr. Pattillo and Mr. Latham herein requests that they be informed of the specific vio- lations that were the basis of their termination and discharge as employees of the City of Atlanta. Mr. Pattillo and Mr. Latham were not informed or furnished with copies of the Code of Ethics for officials and employees of the City of Atlanta. Will you please furnish this office with a copy of same. This letter is our formal notice of our intent to appeal Mr. Pattillo and Mr. Latham's discharge to the City Personnel Board. Will you please forward to me a copy of the City of Atlanta's personnel procedure, including the necessary information necess- ary to effect an appeal. Looking forward to your reply, I am oY ie Sincerely, p ; unt? WN Wh BURDINE & FREEMAN Y Ga ade WA UD Ue. EBB :db Essley B,/ Burdine cc: Henry L. Bowden, Atty. Mr. R. D. Pattillo Mr. Charl P. L arles atham Vy: we
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Box 1, Folder 3, Document 59

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  • Text: aS yer CITY OF ATLANTA | / Y f OFFICE OF INSPECTOR OF BUILDINGS 800 CITY HALL TEL. JA. 2-4463 EXT. 321 ATLANTA, GEORGIA May 16, 1969 My. H. R. Helton, Jr. Jimeo Construction Company Box 6527, Station-Lakewood Hts. Atlanta, Georgia, 30315 Dear Mr. Helton: Res City Hall Annex 122 This is just a reminder that your 120-day contract with the City of Atlanta for the above captioned job has only nineteen (19) calendar days remaining for completion. We would appreciate it very much if you could let us know when the building will be completed, so that we can arrange an exact date for taking occupancy. fhank you very much for your cooperation in this matter. Yours very truly, pCa Addy Assis t Architect ACsge ec: Mr. R. Barl Landers ~ Mayor's Office ee ee
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Box 1, Folder 3, Document 70

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  • Text: in g$ Va ae un) { Kool, May l, 1969 Tea ea ps eye j et # NO) ope) YY ae 24 CAY LA Georgia Jackson j : ee 1153 Third St. N.W. PE = Atlante, Ge 39818 or ‘ et ve Dear Georgia; I have made gevyerel attempts to see you but have been unsuccessful due to the fact that you are seldom at home. I purchased the property at 1153 Phte@ St. N.W. the 15th of April. 5 Should you desire to continue living in said house, the rent is 90,00 per month and past due. Afer three days from receipt of this notice, if rent not paid or you have not vacated the house then, disposressory proceddings will be taken. if, you desire to pay rent, mail tors—-=-—-— Homestead Associates P.O. Box 41222 Atlanta, Ga. 30331 Sincerely, < \ Cede é a I. Alexander = ————_— ~ — 2 = a
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Box 1, Folder 3, Document 32

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  • Text: Sap at OT hh 4 pee TELEPHONE 688-1456 S|: : ji 3 Filton Plumbing Company eee == PLUMBING & HEATING 443 STONEWALL ST. S.W., ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30313 March 18, 1969 Mayor Ivan Allen, Jr. City Hall Atlanta, Georgia 30303 Dear Mayor Allen: In reference to our previous correspondence. It is not just the pressure tests on gas piping that we are complaining a- bout. Take this hypothetical case: A customer calls us to install a gas range. We go to the job and find that he has just moved into the house and has a gas range and no outlet. We must then cut into the exist- ing gas line, pipe an outlet to the kitchen, install a cut off valve at the beginning of this line and leave an air pressure test on the line. (At this point, this precedure would require two trips by our mechanic. One to do the pip- ing and one to pick up the air compressor.) We then take out the permit and wait for the inspection of the gas line. When the inspection has been completed we go back to the job and connect the range. This has caused us to make three trips instead of one, which would ordinarily suffice. The customer must also wait 24 - 36 to 48 hours before he is able to start cooking. The cost to the customer has sky rocketed from the ordinary 30 or so dollars to around $80.00. I think you will agree that this would be completely unreason- able. This is something that happens quite frequently, not just occasionally. As far as we can determine, this is not a safety measure, or a health measure, but purely a device to gouge more money out of the citizens of this city. If the plumbers of Atlanta complied with this farcical procedure, not only would they, but also your inspection department, would be hopelessly bogged down in a quagmire of procedural tangles. I think that if some reasonable thought be given this matter rather than accepting Mr. Wofford's word as gospel, some changes will be made. Sincerely, JOMPANY v
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Box 1, Folder 3, Document 46

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  • Text: OFFICE OF INSPECTOR OF BUILDINGS 800 CITY HALL Atlanta, Georgia 30303 WILLIAM R. WOFFORD, P.E., R.A. April 16, 1969 INSPECTOR OF BUILDINGS CHARLES M. SMITH, E.E. ASST. INSPECTOR OF BUILDINGS The Honorable Ivan Allen, Jr. Mayor, City of Atlanta Atlanta, Georgia Dear Mayor Allen: With reference to the attached letter from Miss Wilma R. Surls, 2918 Kimmeridge Drive, East Point, Georgia, I would like to advise as follows: We have issued permits for the demolition of approximately 100 houses in the Highland Avenue - Glen Iris Drive area. The house in question is one of the last houses to be demolished. It is a three story, masonry residence that sits back some 30 or 40 feet from the street. There could be danger to anyone on the premises, where the house is being demolished. I have contacted the demolition contractor, Blackwell-Stone, 4388 Roswell Road, N. E., and asked them to speed demolition of the house in question. Bull dozers and other wrecking equipment are on the site and I am hopeful, weather permitting, that the contractor will have the house demolished in the next 2 days. He has worked continuously on these houses and is not delaying. The house next door to the corner house was demolished Monday. Very truly yours, W. R. Wofford WRW: at Building Official
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