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File #: RLH TA 15-189    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/17/2015
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for Real Estate Project No. VB1504B, Assessment No. 158815 at 693 DESOTO STREET. (Public hearing held April 15)
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Assessments, Nuisance Abatement, Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 5
Attachments: 1. 693 Desoto St.Renewal Ltr.9-11-14, 2. 693 Desoto St.Warning Ltr.10-13-14, 3. 693 Desoto St.VB Sale Review Ltr.3-18-15
Related files: RLH AR 15-1
Title
Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for Real Estate Project No. VB1504B, Assessment No. 158815 at 693 DESOTO STREET. (Public hearing held April 15)
 
Hearing Date(s)
Date of LH:  2/3/15; Referred back to 4/7/15
Date of CPH:   3/18/15; continued to 4/15/15
 
Tax Assessment Worksheet
Cost:  $1440
Service Charge:  $155
Total Assessment:  $1595
Gold Card Returned by:  Connie from Great Southern Bank
Type of Order/Fee:  Vacant Building Fee
Nuisance:  unpaid Vacant Building Fee
Date of Orders:  Renewal VB Ltr sent on 9/11/14; Warning VB Ltr sent 10/13/14   
Work Order #:   12-115247; Inv #1132896
Returned Mail?:  No
Comments:    VB Category 2 opened on 10/11/12; new owner, Rex Hale, - closing 3/20/15 per Connie from Great Southern Bank.  Building went into the VB Program due to a referral from Fire inspection for revocation of the Fire C of O.
 
Legislative Hearing Staff Comments
Minutes forthcoming as 4-8-15, as LH was 4-7-15. Will be in system by 4-17-15. -MM
 
Body
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 Collection of Vacant Building fees billed November 5, 2013 to September 19, 2014. (File No. VB1504B, Assessment No. 158815) 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 payable in one installment.
 
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