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File #: RLH TA 15-585    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/3/2016
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for Property at 831 SMITH AVENUE SOUTH (File No. J1604A, Assessment No. 168503).
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 2
Attachments: 1. 831 Smith Ave S.SA 8-27-15, 2. 831 Smith Ave S.Photos 9-4-15
Related files: RLH AR 15-92
Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for Property at 831 SMITH AVENUE SOUTH (File No. J1604A, Assessment No. 168503).

Hearing Date(s)
Date of LH: December 1, 2015
Date of CPH: February 3, 2016

Tax Assessment Worksheet
Cost: $400
Service Charge: $160
Total Assessment: $560
Gold Card Returned by: Johnny (call to Real Estate)
Type of Order/Fee: Summary Abatement
Nuisance: Failure to maintain exterior of property
Date of Orders: August 27, 2015
Compliance Date: September 4, 2015
Re-Check Date: September 4, 2015
Date Work Done: September 8, 2015
Work Order #: 15-157140
Returned Mail?: NO
Comments: SA listed to remove fuel tank; scrap lumber in backyard; empty rubbish from pickup bed; cut tall grass/weeds and rank plant growth. On re-inspection, the grass had been cut. Work order was sent to remove old oil tank and scrap lumber from backyard near garage; empty rubbish from pick up bed near alley.
History of Orders on Property: History of complaints beginning 2014 including: remove snow/ice; cut tall grass/weeds; abandoned vehicles; garbage/rubbish.

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 2 to October 2, 2015. (File No. J1604A, Assessment No. 168503) 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 ...

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