Knox Board of Works Meets Today

A public hearing will be held during today’s Knox Board of Public Works meeting. The focus of the hearing will be the multiple rental properties belonging to Melvin Zeiters that have been cited for code violations.

After the hearing, members of the Board of Works will consider an amendment to the Police Department’s standard operating procedures and a recommendation for a probationary officer. Continue reading

Problematic Properties Discussed at Knox Board of Works Meeting

Knox Code Enforcement Officer Kenny Pfost discussed several problematic properties with members of the Board of Works last Wednesday.

Pfost provided the members with an update about the rental properties belonging to Melvin Zeiters. At the Board of Works meeting in June, members were informed that Zeiters had brought at least one of his homes located at 407 W. Lewis Drive into compliance.

However, during their most recent meeting, members learned that little has been done to address the violations on several other properties. Continue reading