“Nassau County acting state Supreme Court Justice James P. McCormack has found the City of Long Beach in default in a $50 million damages case tied to a proposed beachfront condominium project.
…..Last September, the City Council rejected the pact, which would have ended the lawsuit and allowed Haberman to submit an application to the zoning board of appeals to build more towers at Sea Pointe Towers on Shore Road. Then-council president Scott Mandel said in a statement that Klein had signed the stipulation without council approval. [LINK]
The city says they plan on filing an appeal. Read the full article @newsday [LINK]
For more SBTC articles on the topic, read The Scratching Post
A resident named Barb has had enough with Kitty Condo [red building in above photo] and wants it torn down:
“I would love to bring some attention to this eyesore in the empty lot between Lincoln and Monroe Blvd.This is what people see when they walk on our lovely new boardwalk. Disgusting. It does serve a purpose though, the colony of homeless cats have somewhere to shelter from the cold.
- An article in Newsday with comments from Corey Klein and other city officials (you might need a Newsday subscription to read. I cannot copy and paste the article here): (Sept 4th) Actions in Long Beach lawsuit become a flash point in city judge race
- Haberman settlement (PDF) – might take a while to load.
- LB Herald Article (April 2012): Court says developer can sue Long Beach
- Seabythecity article (July 18th) with (to the best of my knowledge) a comment by Anthony Eramo regarding an opinion of City Council. Mr Eramo left the same comment on facebook: RUMOR ALERT: Two more giant buildings coming to LB?
- Another Seabythecity article (July 24th) regarding the property in question.
- A photo of a giant kitty (it was requested for me to post this image):
Remember this post from last Friday: RUMOR ALERT: TWO MORE GIANT BUILDINGS COMING TO LB? Well, the LB Herald fills in some blanks for us.
Known as the Haberman property, originally 4 towers, but only 1 was built. You know, that building between Monroe and Lincoln next to the red shack filled with cats (now known as Kitty condo):
Zoning boards, alleged-political pressure, lawsuits, two 19-story buildings later proposed, etc. Just read the Herald article for everything you need. [LB Herald]