Today’s news:

Forum on building code violations

A former special prosecutor for the New York City Department of Buildings, John Cox, will discuss some possible remedies for violations to the City Building Code at the Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association meeting, May 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the lower auditorium of the Kings Highway Reformed Church, Quentin Road and East 27th Street.

Cox, also a former assistant city corporation counsel, wrote a hard hitting column, “Bad Builders Belong in Prison.” Also on the meeting’s program are representatives from U.S. Post Office and the 61st Precinct.

“There is concern throughout the city about what’s been going on with building violations and accidents. We have a very high number of Stop Work Order’s involving illegal construction in this community, so we look forward to hearing Mr. Cox’s thoughts on possible solutions,” said Mary Powell, president of the civic group. “Also, we are glad to have a Post Office representative visit us, since we’ve heard complaints and questions about mail delivery services.”

For those interested in joining the association, annual dues are $10 per family. For more, call 718-934-8214.

Pin It
Print this story Permalink

Reader Feedback

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not BrooklynDaily.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to BrooklynDaily.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

CNG: Community Newspaper Group