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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 hereby ratified and payable in one installment.

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