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File #: RLH TA 15-548    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 1/20/2016
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for Property at 750 WESTERN AVENUE NORTH (File No. VB1603, Assessment No. 168802).
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Assessments, Nuisance Abatement, Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 1
Related files: RLH AR 15-86


Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for Property at 750 WESTERN AVENUE NORTH (File No. VB1603, Assessment No. 168802).


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH:  11/3/15

Date of CPH:  1/20/16     


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $2,025

Service Charge: $155

Total Assessment:  $2,180

Gold Card Returned by:  SEREGELA ABEBE

Type of Order/Fee: VB FE

Comments:  7/7/09 CAT 2 VB FILE OPENED. NEW OWNER PERMITS PULLED AND NEW CODE COMPLIANCE INSPECTION.  06/30/2015: $2025 renewal registration fee due on Jul 07, 2015.  07/24/2015: Sale Review Complete. Buyer: Seregela Abebe. Building category repairs: $18,725. See Sale Review document on VF folder SOLEYREI.  07/24/2015: NOTE: Although the VB fee was due 7/7/15, the Legislative Hearing Officer has stipulated that permits may be issued immediately. The VB fee will be assessed at the end of August. RS.  07/30/2015: Building Permit Issued.  07/30/2015: Electrical Permit Issued.  09/04/2015: Fee assessed 09/04/2015. 

History of Orders on Property: 18 WORK ORDERS BETWEEN 2009 AND 2012. NONE IN THE LAST 3 YEARS.



AMENDED 1/20/16


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 Vacant Building Registration Fees billed during February 23 to July 23, 2015. (File No. VB1603, Assessment No. 168802) 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 reduced if owner can get repairs done by January 20, 2016 and made payable in one year.


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