Evacuated North Miami Beach Condo Deemed Safe in Engineer’s Report, Attorney Says

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By Devoun Cetoute and David Neal From The Miami Herald MIAMI—Days after dozens of North Miami Beach residents were evacuated from their homes in Crestview Towers, an engineer’s inspection has deemed the building safe again, the condo association’s attorney says. On Saturday, the inspection was done by ASD Consulting Engineers along with two city inspectors, said Attorney Mariel Tollinchi, who represents Crestview Towers. Online state records show ASD Consulting Engineers first registered to do business in Florida in 2007. First reported by WPLG Local 10, the engineer’s report hasn’t been officially released yet or shown to the North Miami Beach City Commission, but Tollinchi says the condominium is deemed safe for living in it. At an emergency commission meeting later Saturday, Mayor Anthony F. DeFillipo said the city will not simply accept whatever the Crestview Towers association’s engineers report about the building’s condition. “The building had a responsibility to maintain …

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