Newnan Council hears reports on unsafe houses

Newnan City Council heard reports Thursday concerning several properties with unsafe structures.

The council heard status reports on homes at 3 Annie Street South, which was secure and unoccupied; 10 Second Street, which was not secure and vacant; and 16 Wheat Street, which was not secure and vacant.

Status reports were also given on homes at 4 Welch Street, 7 Landers Street, 7 Upper Mann Street, 20 Dixon Street, 48 Fair Street, 67 Fairmount Street and 79 West Washington Street. The council approved a 180-day extension on these homes provided the owners give progress reports within 30 days.

The council approved a 120-day extension to KMS Properties to secure its property on 4 Dewey Street and allow the company to find its own exit strategy for the home.

In other business:

• The council approved a motion to have a driveway easement and encroachment agreement for a property at the corner of Farmer Street and Jefferson Street.

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