Recording a KS Lien Statement – General Contractor in Johnson County

A national Meriden, CT based commercial fuel tank supplier asked our TRADITION LIEN SERVICE division to record a KANSAS Lien Statement – General Contractor for non-payment on for a large capacity fuel tank provided on a new distribution center in Edgerton, KS within Johnson County. According to Wikipedia, Johnson County “is the most populated county and the largest employment center in the U.S. state of KANSAS.”

Johnson County liens and releases are recorded with the 10th Judicial District Court located in Olathe, KS. Fees are $17.00 for 8-1/2″ x 11″ paper notices with no charge for additional pages. The office does accept out of state business checks. Make the check out to RTA. Be sure to include a self addressed stamped envelope for the return of the original recorded copy.

Turn around time to record is 1-3 business days after being received. Both a lien and release recorded will be returned with one week.

Recording a NY Notice Under Mechanic’s Lien Law For Account Of Private Improvement in New York County

A California based manufacturer of architectural glass asked our TRADITION LIEN SERVICE division to record a NEW YORK Notice Under Mechanics Lien Law For Account Of Private Improvement on a new gym located in a premier upscale apartment building in the Hudson Yards district within New York County.

When recording a NEW YORK Notice Under Mechanic’s Lien Law For Account Of Private Improvement, you not only record the lien, but you also record with a copy of the lien a Affidavit Of Service By Certified Mail. This affects the fees you pay to record a lien. Cost for New York County for the lien itself is $30, regardless of the number of pages. In addition, you must include an Affidavit fee of $5, thus making the cost to record $35 total. The office does accept out of state business checks, so you must get a USPS Money Order. Make the check out to NEW YORK COUNTY CLERK. There is no charge to release a lien. Include copy of recorded lien when releasing a lien.

Turn around time to record is same day received. Both a lien and affidavit recorded will be returned with one week.

Jan Vit promoted to Software Development Manager

After serving as Interim Software Development Manager since April 2019, Jan Vit was promoted to Software Development Manager, effective immediately.

Jan’s responsibilities include managing PreLien2Lien (www.pl2l.com) and MyLienCenter (www.myliencenter.com), two software as a service (SaaS) websites. Additionally, he is responsible for managing our business relationship with AMAZON WEB SERVICES (AWS).

“I am proud of the work Jan has completed in a short period of time working for TRADITION SOFTWARE and TRADITION LIEN SERVICE said Craig Altman, Founder/President of TRADITION SOFTWARE. Among his significant technical accomplishments, he has moved all company websites to AMAZON WEB SERVICES (AWS), resulting in a significant cost savings, improved website security, and upgrades to our online web technology. He redesigned the data entry process for MyLienCenter (www.myliencenter.com). And he has developed an exciting Research and Development plan for our overall Information Technology objectives in 2020.”

Jan has worked for twenty (20) years in senior level IT positions in Chicago, New York and Europe. He is a External Lecturer for the UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS in Prage, where he previously earned both a Bachelors and Master’s degree in Economics and Management. He also earned an MBA from BRADLEY UNIVERSITY in 2012.

PreLien2Lien (PL2L.com) upgraded to AWS (Amazon Web Services)

TRADITION SOFTWARE’s annual subscribers to PreLien2Lien (www.PL2L.com) were upgraded over the Veteran’s Day holiday weekend to AWS (Amazon Web Services).

The project, co-managed by TRADITION SOFTWARE President Craig Altman and interim Software Development Manager Jan Vit, occurred four (4) months after online users of MyLienCenter (www.MyLienCenter.com) and MyLienWaiver (www.MyLienWaiver.com) were upgraded to AWS.

Marketing websites for TRADITION SOFTWARE (www.TraditionSoftware.com) and TRADITION LIEN SERVICE (www.TraditionLienService.com) were also upgraded recently to AWS.

Moving all company websites and Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions to AWS brings greater reliability in terms of website up time compared to traditional web hosting providers. Security, scalability, and cost savings were also realized by the AWS migration and upgrade from the previous web hosting vendor.

Updated link for DYMO LabelWriter 450 / 450 Turbo driver for PreLien2Lien

PreLien2Lien (www.pl2l.com) continues to allow users the benefit of using the DYMO Label line of USB and ethernet print server label printers for printing mailing labels for PreLien2Lien.

In recent years DYMO has continued to have difficulties printing to web browsers like the market leading Google Chrome.

The most recent download from the DYMO support site of their DYMO Connect for Desktop v1.0 for the DYMO LabelWriter 450/450 Turbo does not work with Google Chrome. If this driver is installed, removed the software and download an older version of the software v.8.7.1 from our website at the following link: https://traditionsoftware.com/downloads/DLS8Setup.8.7.1.exe

Recording a CONNECTICUT Release of Lien in Norwalk, CT

Our TRADITION LIEN SERVICE division recently recorded a CONNECTICUT Release of Lien for a previously recorded construction lien that a demolition company used TRADITION LIEN SERVICE to record against a residence within the Town of Norwalk, CT. According to Wikipedia, in 1853, the first ever train disaster in the United States happened over the Norwalk River.

CONNECTICUT construction liens are recorded in the specific Town, rather than by the County, that the construction related improvement is located at. The Norwalk Town Clerk’s Office requires the entire legal property description from the deed “Schedule A” to be included with the lien. A copy can only be purchased by visiting the Norwalk Town Clerk’s Office at 125 East Avenue, Room 102, Norwalk, CT 06851-5125.

Out of state business checks are accepted for payment. Fees totaled $69.00 for a two page construction lien (Page 1 lien + Schedule A + $4.00 for official copies to returned with self addressed stamped envelope). The lien was recorded by mail, with same day for recording once it was received. The mailing back of the recorded lien was one week after recording.

Recording a CA Mechanics Lien in Yuba County

A Citrus Heights, CA based gutter contractor asked our TRADITION LIEN SERVICE division to record a CALIFORNIA Mechanics Liens in Yuba County for non-payment for replacement gutters installed on a existing residential house in Olivehurst, CA. According to Wikipedia, Yuba County was one of the original counties of California, formed in 1850 at the time of statehood.

The Yuba County Recorder’s Office fees to record are as follows: $89 for 1st page (includes $75 SB2: Building Homes and Jobs Act fee). $3 each additional page. (document size 8-1/2″ x 11″). Make checks payable to YUBA COUNTY RECORDER and they will accept out-of-state business checks.

Actual recording by mail is 1-3 business days. The original document will be mailed back, 4-5 weeks after recording.

MyLienCenter.com upgraded to AWS (Amazon Web Services)

TRADITION SOFTWARE lien service customers who license PreLien2Lien with MyLienCenter (www.MyLienCenter.com) were upgraded over the July 4th holiday to AWS (Amazon Web Services).

The project, co-managed by TRADITION SOFTWARE President Craig Altman and interim Software Development Manager Jan Vit, was the culmination of over a year and a half in development and testing.

AWS brings greater reliability in terms of website up time compared to traditional web hosting providers. The hosting server was upgraded to MICROSOFT’s latest version, Windows Server 2019. Email communications and web page security were also upgraded.

All users licensing MyLienWaiver (www.MyLienWaiver.com) were also upgraded to AWS. A corresponding upgrade in the online print technology was also completed.

Recording a OR Claim of Lien in Jackson County

A national industrial insulation subcontractor asked our TRADITION LIEN SERVICE division to record a OREGON Claim of Lien in Jackson County for non-payment for work done on a industrial coatings facility in the White City, OR. According to Wikipedia, Jackson County is “named for Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States”.

The Jackson County Recorder’s Office fees to record are as follows: $103 for 1st page. $5 each additional page. (document size 8-1/2″ x 11″). Make checks payable to JACKSON COUNTY RECORDS and they will accept out-of-state business checks.

Actual recording by mail is same day received. The original document will be mailed back six (6) weeks after recording.

Recording a OR Claim of Lien in Multnomah County

A Hillsboro, OR based foundation subcontractor asked our TRADITION LIEN SERVICE division to record a OREGON Claim of Lien in Multnomah County for non-payment for work done on a historic Victorian multi-family home in the Kings Heights neighborhood of Portland, OR. According to Wikipedia, Portland is “the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Oregon”.

The Multnomah County Recorder’s Office fees to record are as follows: $76 for 1st page. $5 each additional page. (document size 8-1/2″ x 11″). Make checks payable to MULTNOMAH COUNTY RECORDS and they will accept out-of-state business checks.

Actual recording by mail is 1-2 business days. The original document will be mailed back, 1-2 days after recording.