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Some people -- like to live on the edge but to homeowners in Jersey City in boot New Jersey are furious about it.
When Hurricane Irene washed away city property last year it left.
Palaces on the edge of a forty foot -- the house has had to be evacuated and no one has been able lived there since conditions were deemed unsafe.
The Jersey City refuses to do anything to fix -- situation for us right now we -- homeowner and new Jersey state senator Anthony Bilko and homeowner.
And cliff owners well Jim.
-- we thank you both for just fine thank you for OK so let's appoint -- you you live it.
Your -- -- are in -- New Jersey which is about twenty miles away from Jersey City.
Jim explain why Jersey City owns part of the river next to your house.
That river flows into their municipal.
Drinking water Reza war which was established probably back at the turn of the last century OK so -- Hurricane Irene comes.
It eroded like crazy and now there's a 304050 foot cliff behind her.
House absolutely and it's about Yahoo! maybe about ten feet off of our property line the town has -- the properties both -- in mind.
As being unsafe we have attendants in the weather rental properties and the -- -- would be.
Evacuated out of there and moved to a your apartment so the problem is with the Jersey City owned land Jim I understand you went to with -- City Council meeting down in Jersey City is today.
You're bad neighbor fix it.
-- That was coming up on four weeks ago they told me they would keep in touch and see if they could do anything but I haven't heard -- word from any.
Buddy from Jersey City -- we've got a statement and it reads like this the city of Jersey City has neither the resources -- the responsibility to re mediate the effects of natural event but the magnitude of Hurricane Irene.
We remain willing to cooperate with -- The state of New Jersey and the federal government in any reasonable effort to resolve this unprecedented.
It doesn't sound like they're gonna fix it unless they get some help from somebody else they don't have the money hope that they also have the opportunity -- applied to FEMA.
From my understanding that haven't done that.
This Thomas Boone has done test warnings on both -- properly in my -- property going down about a hundred feet and found that is very unstable.
And that there is still continual erosion of that bank right so Jim I Jersey City.
Owned that land along the river.
For a number of years and now that there's trouble there they are shirking their responsibility you feel they should come out and fix it exactly.
Either fix it.
They've taken away they economic value of our property or -- If they're not gonna allow us to team have that property that had to have any value there they should reimburse us and it at the very least the town of -- Should probably be finding somebody they would find me if I didn't shovel my walk.
It within twelve hours.
This is -- unsafe condition that's been allowed to exist.
For now nine months and nobody's made a move yet it's -- -- -- I feel for you don't know what I do that situation that I'd be -- to Jersey City but -- Say they don't have the money.
We're gonna be watching to see what happens and -- glucose injured river particularly.
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