SANFORD, Fla. - The city of Sanford is fighting with a developer over prime lakefront
City leaders had much bigger plans in mind.
The property can be seen right across the lake. Officials said the owner of that building continues to fall behind on his
"It is a focal point of the city. It is one of our prime properties on our lakefront. We would like to see some development, but we understand that it has been tough economic times," Deputy City Manager Tom George said.
George said he loves the location of the Palms Island Resort and Marina.
The property is leased by TFA, a Lake Mary property management company.
It is a prime piece of real estate right on Lake Monroe, but if the owner doesn't clean up his act and pay close to $170,000 in back taxes, the city could get the building back.
"We would just like to see them pay their
The property is also facing several code violations
"There have been some code violations on some
Eyewitness News tried to contact TFA manager Frank Cerasoli but
Sanford city leaders will vote whether or not to give that owner a