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Trailer park residents looking for miracle to stop scheduled water shutoff

By Nancy Schaar
FPS Correspondent

 

Water is scheduled to be shut off to homes in Sandy Creek Mobile Homes Estates (formerly Kiddler Mobile Home Park) Jan. 22.

Sandy Creek Mobile Home Estates (formerly Kidder Mobile Home Park) residents will have water shut off to their homes Jan. 22, unless a miracle shows up.

“I don’t know what we’re supposed to do.  We found out just before Christmas the owner is months behind in the water bill and can’t pay it.  The water bill is included in our rent.  Where are we supposed to go?” asked trailer park resident Candace Shepherd.

The trailer park has 43 lots available but only 28 are currently occupied.  A resident said many of the empty homes are owned by Russell Reed, but are not inhabitable.

Reed lives in Cuyahoga Falls and claims to own Kidder Mobile Home Park, located on Citrus Road just outside of Malvern.  At least his name is on the water bills from the village.

There is some confusion as to who actually owns the trailer park.

Residents received a letter from Lesley McCorkle a few years ago stating Carolyn Lawrence failed to pay the mortgage notes McCorkle holds.  McCorkle advised residents lot or mobile home rentals should be paid to her.

Some residents rent their home and the lot.  Other residents own their mobile homes and only pay lot rent.

In April of 2016, residents received a letter from Attorney John McCall telling them Lawrence had not kept up mortgage payments to Reed and payments must be made to Reed.  But the letter also stated realtor Joe LaMonica would be marketing and selling the property for Reed.  The letter stated rental payments were to be made out to Reed, but sent to LaMonica.

Malvern Village Administrator Marcus Benson said Reed currently owes the village water department $15,000.  On Jan. 22, that amount will be more than 90 days overdue and the village has the authority to shut off the water to the trailer park for non payment.

“We don’t like doing this.  We certainly don’t enjoy doing this.  But other residents have their water turned off when they don’t pay the bill.  It’s only fair that this customer is treated the same.  It’s not what we want, but it is our responsibility,” said Benson.

The situation is a bit different because this trailer park was not annexed into the village.  When someone receives water to their property, they are normally within the village boundaries.  But somehow, years ago, a water meter was installed to handle all of the mobile homes in the trailer park.

Benson said last year there were many leaks found and repairs were made and it was determined that the water meter at the trailer park was not working properly and the village replaced it with a new one.

Long before Reed, the village wasn’t collecting what it was owed.  It was losing money on the property.

The village owns the meter, but not the pipes or any of the connections to the mobile homes.  And Benson said they are told there are many leaks in the park.  But everything leading from the meter to the homes is the responsibility of the landowner.

“We’ve talked to Reed many times, we’ve tried working with him, but several months ago he just said he couldn’t pay it and that was it.  We did recently receive $2,000 from him for the water bill. But the amount still due is still more than 60 days over due.  On Jan. 22, the 90 days are up and disconnection is the next step,” said Benson.

With the new meter, usage of water in the park went from about 600,000 gallons per month to about 1,000,000 gallons per month.  That took the water bill up to about $5,000 a month.

Looking for help, park residents approached Brown Township trustees, since the park is located in the township, but they were told there was nothing trustees can do to help.

Residents also attended a Malvern council meeting in December but again, council’s hands were tied since the land is not in the village and the water bill is over due.

Reed told residents he feels the water bill should be about $900 per month and he can’t possibly pay the high cost per month now.

Melissa Hill has lived there over 12 years.  She said most of the occupants are handicapped or disabled, as witnessed by the many ramps leading to the doors of the homes.

Shepherd said there are some young families with small children there too.  Most residents have lived there since the 1980’s.

Residents are confused and unsure of what to do.  Most of the mobile homes are too old to even be moved to another trailer park if one could be found.  Many parks will not accept homes that are beyond a certain age.

Shepherd has lived in the park since 1989.  A few years ago she and her husband, now deceased, removed their old mobile home and replaced it with a new double wide home.  Shepherd has said she has checked and can move her home for about $12,000.  But that is just to move the home to another trailer park.

That does not include packing and boxing everything up, removing it, having to store it some place while the home is moved and set up somewhere else.  She can’t find any place to move it too.

Shepherd said there are things the residents could do to help.  She said trash, water, and sewer are included in their lot rent.  Shepherd was willing to pay her own trash and thought other residents would help too if Reed would agree.

Resident Elaine Kidder said they were lucky because they actually own the strip of land their mobile home sits on.  Kidder actually owns two more mobile homes on her piece of ground.

“We received a letter in November from Reed telling them the water bill had been raised from $1,500 to $5,800 per month.  It’s sad but the park has been neglected for a long time,” said Kidder.

Carroll County Treasurer Jeff Yeager was contacted to determine who owns the trailer park.

The trailer park tax bill is under Carolyn Lawrence’s name.  It gives her residence as Naples, Florida.

But the total on her delinquent tax bill is $270,846.12.  That includes not only delinquent taxes, but also delinquent sewer bills, assessments by the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District, and other assessments.

Yeager said he spoke to the county prosecutor about foreclosing on the property for delinquent property taxes.

This isn’t the first time Lawrence has faced the same issue.

In May of 2015, residents of the Larwill Trailer Park in Wooster, owned by Carolyn and Richard Lawrence, received notices that the water would be shut off in 60 days for non payment.

Again, the trailer park residents were mostly older, disabled, on social security, and a few young families lived there as well.

Lawrence’s owed more than $200,000 in past due utility payments on the Larwill Trailer Park.

The city was forced to shut off water service July 6, 2015.

Lawrence went so far as to tell Larwill residents to have the homes in the trailer park dismantled and to give her the money they received from the scrap that was sold.

“We are relying on God.  I don’t know what any of us are going to do or where we are going to go.  There has to be an answer.  We need more time.  We just need more time,” said Shepherd.

Hill agreed and said, “God has to step in and help us.”

If even the Citrus Road residents got a reprieve and the water bill was paid and the water was not disconnected, the future for the residents would still be in the air if the property faces foreclosure.

“I wish there was something the village could do.  But this owner owes this water bill to the village.  It has to be paid in order to keep the water on.  I wish we could help,” said Benson.

Article source: http://freepressstandard.com/trailer-park-residents-looking-miracle-stop-scheduled-water-shutoff/

Foreclosure: Michele R. Cain

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: February 18, 2013 MORTGAGOR: Michele R. Cain, a single person. MORTGAGEE: Border State Bank. DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded February 20, 2013 Roseau County Recorder, Document No. 276979. ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: Merchants Bank, National Association. Dated February 18, 2013 Recorded February 20, 2013, as Document No. 276980. TRANSACTION AGENT: NONE TRANSACTION AGENT’S MORTGAGE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER ON MORTGAGE: NONE LENDER OR BROKER AND MORTGAGE ORIGINATOR STATED ON MORTGAGE: Border State Bank RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE SERVICER: Merchants Bank, N.A. MORTGAGED PROPERTY ADDRESS: 27731 580th Avenue, Warroad, MN 56763 TAX PARCEL I.D. #: 40.0000100 LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: All that part of the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter (SE 1/4 NE 1/4), Lying Northerly and Easterly of the Warroad River, in section One (1), Township One Hundred Sixty-One (161) North, Range Thirty-Seven (37), West of the Fifth Principal Meridian in Minnesota, according to the United States Government Survey thereof, Roseau County, Minnesota COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Roseau ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $90,000.00 AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $85,633.15 That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; That no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: February 28, 2018 at 10:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff’s Department, Law Enforcement Center, 604 5th Avenue SW, Roseau, MN. to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys’ fees allowed by law subject to redemption within six (6) months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns unless reduced to Five (5) weeks under MN Stat. §580.07. TIME AND DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: If the real estate is an owner-occupied, single-family dwelling, unless otherwise provided by law, the date on or before which the mortgagor(s) must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under section 580.30 or the property is not redeemed under section 580.23 is 11:59 p.m. on August 28, 2018, unless that date falls on a weekend or legal holiday, in which case it is the next weekday, and unless the redemption period is reduced to 5 weeks under MN Stat. Secs. 580.07 or 582.032. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: None “THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.” Dated: December 27, 2017 Merchants Bank, National Association Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee USSET, WEINGARDEN AND LIEBO, P.L.L.P. Attorneys for Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee 4500 Park Glen Road #300 Minneapolis, MN 55416 (952) 925-6888 94 – 17-008208 FC THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. (January 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7 14, 2018)

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Wood River Library has ‘big dreams’ for recent property purchase

WOOD RIVER — The Wood River Public Library has long helped expand children’s imaginations.

Now, a recent purchase has its director hoping it will eventually be able to grow in size — and grow some vegetables, too.

The library, 326 E. Ferguson Ave., recently became the owner of the foreclosure property next door, and Library Director Lindsey Herron has high hopes for the space, including a community garden and, eventually, an expanded, children’s wing of the library.

While the long-term plans aren’t set in stone, Herron hopes to take it “step by step,” starting with offering to allow first responders to use the rundown house for training.

“Right now, our next goal is to tear down the house, which isn’t going to be an overnight change. I’ve already spoken with the Fire Chief (Brendan McKee) and offered the use of it for training purposes, because if it’s sitting there, it should be used,” Herron said of the property at 324 E. Ferguson Ave. “It helps the community if the fire and police departments can use it for something.

“Obviously we can’t go start knocking things down tomorrow, but once it gets warmer, the plan is to have a community volunteer day to clean up the lot and pull up weeds and make the property look a little more presentable until we can tear it down,” Herron said.

Once the house is torn down, Herron has plans to turn it into a community garden. “It’s going to be a long time before we can expand the library, so I want to do something for the community and I think a garden will be something everyone can benefit from.”

With the garden, Herron hopes to have to have vegetables and other plants so the community can go and take what they need and leave what they don’t.

“I would like to keep the garden open once we do expand as well,” said Herron.

After the library has the funds they need, Herron has “big dreams” of making the property into a children’s wing.

“It would allow what is happening in the library to grow as well,” she said. “A lot of the room to grow has started to stop, because we have so many things going on without the space to really expand them.

“I come from the teaching world, and being able to have sinks and cabinets that are meant for paint brushes and art supplies would be amazing.”

Herron also wants to have room for the children to play with Lego tables and games with the option to learn about the plants and bugs outside in the garden. “We have story time and I always think about how I wish we had a space that we could kick a ball around or go outside and dig up worms and we just don’t have that here and having the option to do that in the future is really exciting.”

With the plan of having the garden outside, Herron sees it as a possible learning experience for kids to do something with plants and bugs. “It really expands our options and we have a science club as well that can take part in those things.

“We are all really excited.”

By Kelsey Schulz

kschulz@thetelegraph.com

Once the property became available, the library board acted quickly to secure the space.

“I’ve had my eye on it for a while and it’s something that I know previous directors have looked into in the past, but I think the timing just happened to all fall into place while I’ve been in charge,” Herron said. “It’s been vacant since about August and I knew it would be the perfect spot to help expand the library.”

Employees discovered the house was in foreclosure on Dec. 1, 2017, and the following Monday, Herron held a special meeting with board members to approve a purchase and to establish a budget.

“It all happened really quickly,” she said.

The library is located at 326 E. Ferguson Ave.

Reach reporter Kelsey Schulz at 618-208-6452.

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Abraham fights to keep historic Toltec building

For the second time in four months, El Paso businessman Billy Abraham is trying to stop a courthouse foreclosure sale on a valuable historic Downtown property he owns.

This time it’s the Toltec Building, and the auction was set for last Tuesday, Jan 2.

But Abraham filed suit Dec. 29 and obtained a temporary restraining order to block the sale, which stems from a delinquent debt.

A Friday hearing to determine whether the sale should go forward or go to court was canceled at the request of Abraham’s attorney, Carlos Cardenas.

Abraham lost the landmark freight depot at 420 N. Campbell in a similar bout in September with Isha Rogers and Steve Santamaria, who took the historic depot off his hands for $950,000.

Santamaria and Rogers, daughter of the late El Paso Mayor Jonathan Rogers, are taking the same steps to acquire the Toltec Building.

Built in 1910 at 717 E. San Antonio, the Toltec Building is on the National Register of Historic Places and could be the most valuable property in Abraham’s collection of historic but dilapidated buildings Downtown.

It’s where Abraham’s late father, the well-known attorney Joseph “Sib” Abraham, had his offices with Cardenas, who still practices there.

Abraham, whose ownership interests in the Toltec are under Franklin Acquisitions LLC, also has a personal apartment in the building, which the city has sought to condemn.

Property records show he borrowed $340,000 from Charles Haddad in 2013, using the Toltec Building as security. As of Dec. 4, he owed Haddad $409,000. He also borrowed from Haddad against a Downtown warehouse and farm acreage in the Upper Valley that are also at stake in the foreclosure.

Rogers and Santamaria, operating through Olive Corp. LLC, bought Abraham’s note from Haddad and initiated foreclosure proceedings that would lead to a public sale of the Toltec Building, according to their attorney, Victor Firth.

The lawsuit Cardenas filed on Abraham’s behalf also challenges Olive Corp.’s right to call for full payment of the delinquent note and to then take foreclosure actions against the property when the debt wasn’t paid immediately.

Most loan agreements have an acceleration clause that requires a borrower to pay off the loan immediately if a certain number of payments are missed.

Abraham also claims he didn’t receive adequate notice of the foreclosure.

“Mr. Haddad’s a nice man, and he finally ran out of patience,” said Firth, who also represented Rogers and Santamaria in their acquisition of the freight depot.

If the Toltec Building goes to a foreclosure sale, Firth intends to conduct the auction and bid for possession of the building on behalf of Rogers and Santamaria’s company, as he did in the freight depot auction.

Abraham, who sought unsuccessfully to block the sale of the depot in court, is challenging Firth’s ability to serve as both auctioneer and bidder at a Toltec foreclosure sale.

Firth said the Dec. 29 lawsuit is clearly a delay tactic, as was canceling Friday’s hearing.

Neither Abraham nor Cardenas could be reached for comment.

As for the freight depot, he said. “We’re still in the planning stages. It’s in good hands now.”

Abraham has been in hot water with the city for years over the deteriorating condition of his Downtown buildings, some of El Paso’s most historic.

Over the years, the city has filed a number of enforcement actions against Abraham for code violations. And, in the past, hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of property taxes have gone delinquent before Abraham has paid them, court documents show.

Santamaria declined to discuss his and Rogers’ latest move to acquire the Toltec Building or the litigation.

Haddad, too, declined to discuss his involvement except to say he thinks Santamaria and Rogers have the right thing in mind.

“There’s a lot of people interested in cleaning up Downtown,” Haddad said. “Downtown is not going to be redeveloped unless they get rid of these crummy buildings.

“They’re looking to get the buildings that are run down, remodel them and fix them up to make Downtown more beautiful and more appealing to people that are coming in.”


Email El Paso Inc. reporter David Crowder at dcrowder@elpasoinc.com or call (915) 534-4422, ext. 122 and (915) 630-6622.

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Woodlake Fails to Respond to Lawsuit

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Planned auctions of foreclosed property in Greece delayed

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Public notaries in Greece‘s capital of Athens have called off auctions of foreclosed properties, citing disruptions from security measures for a visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The association of Athens notaries said Tuesday that traffic restrictions and other police measures for Erdogan‘s visit could prevent notaries reaching the courts on time.

The foreclosure auctions resumed last week after a months-long suspension, and then stopped again after protesters clashed with police in an Athens court. Wednesday‘s auctions would have been the first since then.

Erdogan is due in Athens on Thursday.

Greece‘s left-led government had pledged to provide adequate police protection to stop protesters from disrupting auctions of foreclosed property. The sales are a key part of Greece‘s efforts, under its international bailout program, to boost its bad loan-plagued banks.

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Fort Worth oil family of former Quicksilver Resources returns to bankruptcy court

Thomas “Toby” Darden, who watched the Barnett Shale natural gas field pioneer Quicksilver Resources slip into bankruptcy, returned to federal court this week to seek protection for ranch and energy holdings in West Texas.

Darden is seeking Chapter 11 reorganization protection for four companies under the KC7 Ranch umbrella. The companies control significant assets near the oil-rich Permian Basin, including a 31,737-acre ranch in the Davis Mountain range that is already for sale for $52 million.

The entities, listed as parent company KC7 Holdings, KC7 Ranch, KC7 GP and KC7 Partners, reported $50 million to $100 million in assets and $10 million to $50 million in liabilities, according to bankruptcy records. Darden initially filed for bankruptcy for the ranch Dec. 28 and the other companies on Monday.

The bankruptcies apparently were filed to stop Hitachi Infrastructure Systems, the mortgage holder on the ranch, from conducting a foreclosure sale of the property on Tuesday after Hitachi declared its loan to be in default.

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The KC7 companies control, through leases and contracts, not only ranching activities but also oil and gas exploration and efforts related to obtaining and supplying water for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

Darden and his attorneys did not return phone calls seeking comment. An attorney from Hitachi America Ltd. in Tarrytown, New York, also didn’t return a phone call.

Darden is a member of a well-known Fort Worth family that once was a big player in the Barnett Shale in North Texas through Quicksilver Resources. At one time the company had about 600 employees and controlled 85,000 acres in the Barnett Shale. It also had nearly 500,000 acres of gas and coal bed properties in Canada along with an additional 90,000 acres in the Permian Basin.

But Quicksilver struggled with mounting debts and lower natural gas prices and filed for bankruptcy in 2015. At the time, the company stated that its assets were worth about $1.21 billion but that it was saddled with $2.35 billion in debt. In 2016, BlueStone Natural Resources II bought Quicksilvers’ Barnett Shale assets in a bankruptcy auction for $245 million.

While Toby Darden retired from the company in 2013, he continued to serve as an adviser. His brother, Glenn Darden, served as CEO and president, and his sister, Anne Darden Self, was vice president of human resources.

Prior to the bankruptcy, the KC7 Ranch was listed with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty in Dallas and is still on the market, according to agent Jim Sammons.

“It is on the market right now. I haven’t been told anything different,” Sammons said.

The nearly 32,000-acre ranch in Reeves and Jeff Davis counties includes mineral rights as well as “seven constant flowing springs, abundant wildlife, mountains and more,” the agency’s website said. The property also includes an 1890s-era updated six-bedroom headquarters that has a library.

Nearby is a rock barn and rock corrals. A short distance away is another house and a barn with 12 stalls, storage and a shop. Another house is located on the northern part of the ranch, the website said. Alpine and Marfa are slightly more than an hour away and nearby is the McDonald Observatory.

The overall region has become even more desirable for energy exploration in recent years. In 2016 Apache Corp. announced it had found a play in the southern reaches of the Permian, one it calls the Alpine High. The company said the field contained at least 3 billion barrels of oil and 75 trillion cubic feet of gas.

This story contains material from the Star-Telegram archives.

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