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Henderson Code Enforcement Comes to Decision on Downtown Debris Cleanup

The City of Henderson Code Enforcement Board ruled Thursday that cleanup of the rubble and debris on the corner of 1st and Elm Street in downtown Henderson must begin within seven days.

Posted: Jan 28, 2021 1:14 PM
Updated: Jan 28, 2021 1:16 PM

On the corner of 1st Street and Elm Street in downtown Henderson, a large pile of rubble and debris remains where the former Alles Brothers building once stood.

Thursday morning, the City of Henderson Code Enforcement Board held a special-called meeting to make new plans for the cleanup of the collapsed building.

During Thursday's special-called meeting, the Code Enforcement Board ruled that cleanup must begin on the property in seven days, and must be completed in 35 calendar days.

The board also approved the City’s request that the citation penalty increase to $750 per day if the clean-up takes longer than the 35-day timeframe that was granted.

The former Alles Brothers building at 239 1st St. partially collapsed on the evening of Aug. 21, 2020, and onto an adjoining building. and both were razed the following day.

The current property owner is Audubon Loans LLC.

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