AUBURN – The Auburn City Council pursued nuisance declarations for two additional houses Monday, but delayed action on a third property where an improvement plan has been agreed upon.
The council initiated condemnation proceedings against a two-story house owned by Derek Haynes on 14th Street and a 118-year-old house on 15th Street owned by Garland Mann.
City Attorney Angelo Ligouri said the 14th Street house needs the front porch repaired. The city placed a notice for rehabilitation on the front door, which was taken down and replaced with a “for sale” sign.
He said the 15th Street house does not appear to be habitable. It has also been placed up for sale.
Ligouri said Eric Yost has entered a rehabilitation agreement with the city for a house on O Street.
City Commissioner Rick Janssen credited Yost for coming to the meeting to show his interest in making improvements to the building.