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File #: RLH TA 14-669    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/18/2015
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for Real Estate Project No. J1504A1, Assessment No. 158517 at 673 SHERBURNE AVENUE.
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. 673 Sherburne Ave.Clean Up.SA 9-18-14, 2. 673 Sherburne Ave.Photos.9-18-14, 3. 673 Sherburne Ave.Vang Ltr.1-30-15
Related files: RLH AR 14-86
Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for Real Estate Project No. J1504A1, Assessment No. 158517 at 673 SHERBURNE AVENUE.
Tax Assessment Worksheet
Cost:  $338
Service Charge:  $160
Total Assessment:  $498
Gold Card Returned by:  Tou Vang
Type of Order/Fee: Summary Abatement
Nuisance:  Failure to maintain exterior of property
Date of Orders:  September 18, 2014
Compliance Date:  September 22, 2014
Re-Check Date:   Pre-authorized work order
Date Work Done:  September 22, 2014
Work Order #:  14-330284
Returned Mail?:  NO
Comments:  Complaints were received in June, August and September, 2014 for tall grass and weeds. On 9/17/14, inspector went to the property and found mattresses, refuse and a Veolia container; inspector issued an SA with pre-authorized work order. Inspector went back to the property on 10/08/14 and found that the property had been cleaned up, however, a couch had been dumped; inspector issued an SA. Inspector went back to the property on 10/17/14 and found the couch was still there and a tire had also been dumped; inspector sent a work order to Parks to clean up the property.
History of Orders on Property:  This is a vacant lot which also has the address of 675 Sherburne Avenue; dwellings were razed by owner July 2009.
WHEREAS, the Office of Financial Services Real Estate Section has attached to this Council File both a report of completion outlining the costs and fees associated with Property Clean Up services during September 1 to 29, 2014. (File No. J1504A1, Assessment No. 158517) and the assessment roll including all properties for which these assessments are proposed for Council ratification; and
WHEREAS, the City Council's Legislative Hearing Officer has reviewed an appeal of this assessment and developed a recommendation for the City Council with respect to this assessment; and
WHEREAS, a public hearing having been conducted for the above improvement, and said assessment having been further considered by the Council and having been considered financially satisfactory; Now, Therefore, Be It
RESOLVED, that pursuant to Chapter 14 of the Saint Paul City Charter, said assessment is hereby ratified and made payable over 3 years.
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