Marceline, MO –
demolition of two dilapidated residential homes begins today in an effort to
clean up Marceline neighborhoods. The 2-story structure located at 214 W.
Howell structure will be demolished first and graded back to its original state.
The structure at 207 E. Walker is scheduled for demolition immediately after.
The contractor for these demolitions is Dwayne Tarpening.
properties were procured by the City for $1.00 each through the County’s Tax
Sale with the intent of demolition. Following an inspection by Linville
Inspections, LLC., required by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources
(DNR), it was found that the structure at 207 E. Walker was clear of asbestos
and lead paint. However, the structure on W. Howell was found to
contain approximately 155 square feet of Thermal System Insulation (TSI) and 900
square feet of Transite under the Masonite siding. This hazardous material
was removed by The Gehm Corporation for $3,935 as required by law.
Demolition notifications were sent to DNR following the abatement.
demolition cost is $4,000 for the structure at 207 E. Walker and $15,000 for the
structure at 214 W. Howell, excluding the inspections and asbestos abatement.
structures have been removed, the properties will be evaluated to determine
future use by the City. If none exists, the properties may be declared as
surplus and offered for sale to the general public.
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located at 214 W. Howell