The inspector’s report indicates he was “on-site” at the construction project to conduct a sprinkler inspection at the second of two buildings under construction. The report indicates the sprinkler contractor was a “no-show.”
Records also show the department is years behind on conducting “maintenance inspections” that are required for apartments, hotels, churches and large stores. Those inspections are mandated by the state fire code and are supposed to be conducted regularly depending on the type of building.
Council’s Monday agenda lays out specific details for financing the River District Tennis Complex and the Eastland project after a WBTV Investigation earlier this week raised questions about how the city would continue to afford these types of public-private partnerships.
The chamber’s resolution called on commissioners “to take immediate action to begin resolving… the current wastewater crisis.” The resolution also asked state legislators to create a study committee to investigate and make recommendations for ways to assure cost-effective wastewater capacity to sustain business and industry growth.
East Charlotte residents have been yearning for momentum on the project after another public-private partnership in the River District, called Project Breakpoint, materialized and moved forward while Eastland lagged.
The accusations in the lawsuit raise more questions about how the light rail system is being run and by who, after a previous WBTV Investigation into the General Manager of the Rail Operations Control Center identified safety problems at his previous job.