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Golf community still in limbo, racking up code violations

By Clip Syndicate
More than a year after it closed, the future of a golf course that was once lively is still in limbo.

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More than a year after it closed, the future of a golf course that was once lively is still in limbo.
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12516/6923749?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Fri, 19 May 2017 01:32:14 +0000 Golf community still in limbo, racking up code violations More than a year after it closed, the future of a golf course that was once lively is still in limbo. http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12516/6923749?cpt=8&wpid=2637 KLAS Las Vegas, NV of a once lively golf course remains in limbo more than a year after it closed. ((paul joncich)) >> this is how the silverstone golf course in the northwest valley used to look when the grass was green. now, it's brown with overgrown vegetation. ((christianne klein)) >> the property has been sold twice... here's a look at where the course is located near buffalo and grand teton. since it was sold... the owners have done little to maintain the landscape. 8 news now reporter karen castro caught up with las vegas city fire inspectors who are concerned with what they saw. ((fire inspectors assess closed golf course)) ((karen castro)) fire inspectors with the city of las vegas walk through the dry vegetation at the silverstone golf course... looking for fire hazards. ((scott thompson - fire inspector, city of las vegas: that probably didn't use to look like that? homeowner: no. thompson: that's overgrown.)) ((karen castro)) scott thompson with las vegas fire and rescue saw what he says are code violations that can potentially put homes in danger. ((scott thompson - fire inspector, city of las vegas: now we have this heavy dense stuff up against his vegetation that could actually get into his property.)) ((karen castro)) desert lifestyles first bought the property in september of 2015. shortly after, a judge ordered the california-based company to maintain the property which also serves as a flood control drainage. the golf course was sold a second time and is now owned by stoneridge parkway, also out of california. ((karen castro - reporting: homeowners in this community have taken their fight to federal court demanding that the owner restore the lf course to how it use to befoe than a year, a lack of maintenance on the property has lead to numerous city code violations... and the fines are stacking up.)) ((karen castro)) stacking up to the rate of 45-hundred dollars a day since june of last year. that's when the city approved a lien and penalties adding up to more than 97-thousand dollars. every day, the balance keeps growing and it's now up 1.6 million dollars. according to the city, nothing has been paid and the owner has not requested a waiver. ((melanie hill - homeowner: we want our golf course back. the golf course that we all paid a premium and chose to live out here so we'd have nice open space and views of golfers in a golf course.)) ((karen castro)) the golf course owners are now facing a new set of code violations after the latest fire inspection. karen castro, 8 news now. ((christianne klein)) we reached out to the attorneys representing stoneridge parkway in the pending lawsuit in federal court. but have not




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