Knox Board of Works Cracks Down on Code Violations

City_of_Knox_LogoCode enforcement and cleanup efforts are continuing in Knox. The Board of Works has four public hearings scheduled tomorrow for homes found to be in violation of the city’s building ordinances. Each of the owners will have an opportunity to speak, present evidence in their favor and cross-examine witnesses before the board of works makes a decision. Properties on the public hearing list for the 9:30 a.m. meeting are located at 202 N. Pearl St., 108 Allen Dr., 6 N. Pearl St. and 303 E. John St.

The Knox Board of Works will also open demolition bids for four properties purchased as part of the blight elimination project. They are located at 250 W. Locust, 354 Water St., 304 Main St. and 406 Giles St.