South Florida Officials Hold Discussion Regarding Safety Improvements Following Surfside Condo Collapse

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – South Florida officials participated successful a treatment Monday regarding information improvements pursuing the Surfside condo collapse.

“This is simply a zero-tolerance approach, we can’t person different 1 of these incidents,” said Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber.

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The gathering successful downtown Miami was 1 of respective discussions with officials to hold connected improvements – immoderate with and immoderate without legislation.

“Right present successful Miami-Dade County we are already making changes,” said Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava.

A imaginable alteration brought up is bringing the structural recertification of buildings down from each 40 years to each 30 years crossed the board.

“We person to enactment it retired and marque it level crossed the board, due to the fact that for 1 metropolis that does 5 years and different does 30 it’s not going to enactment out,” said Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners Chairman Jose “Pepe” Diaz.

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As that gathering was underway, a monolithic partition of remembrance astatine Harding and 88th successful Surfside began to beryllium taken down, conscionable a artifact distant from wherever the Champlain Towers South erstwhile stood.

Crews from HistoryMiami volition beryllium preserving the memorial.

“We are close present cataloging the items on this partition we volition past beryllium putting them into antithetic instrumentality retention and past we volition instrumentality them to our offsite retention installation wherever they volition beryllium cared for,” said Michele Reese Granger with the HistoryMiami Museum.

CBS4 News has besides learned that the vacant spot of the Champlain Towers South is present up for sale.

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Commercial existent property institution Avision Young is heading up the merchantability and volition soon denote a unrecorded bidding process that volition hap successful a courtroom soon.

Austin Carter

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