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File #: RLH TA 16-21    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/17/2016
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for Property at 1325 ARKWRIGHT STREET (File No. J1605A, Assessment No. 168504).
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Assessments, Nuisance Abatement, Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 5
Attachments: 1. 1325 Arkwright St.TGW Letter.9-22-15, 2. 1325 Arkwright St.Photo.10-29-15, 3. 1325 Arkwright St.Appellant Ltr of Appeal.2-1-16, 4. 1325 Arkwright St.Appellant letter to City Clerk.2-1-16
Related files: RLH AR 15-100


Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for Property at 1325 ARKWRIGHT STREET (File No. J1605A, Assessment No. 168504).


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH:   1/5/16, 2/2/16

Date of CPH:   2/17/16


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $320

Service Charge: $280.00  ($240+$35+$5)

Total Assessment:  $600

Gold Card Returned by:    Florence Matadi

Type of Order/Fee:   Summary Abatement Orders

Nuisance:  TGW

Date of Orders:  September 22, 2015

Compliance Date:   September 26, 2015

Re-Check Dates:  September 30 and October 6, 2015

Dates Work Done:   October 6 and October 29, 2015

Work Order #:   15-166761 and 15-174343

Returned Mail?:  No

Comments:    This is a one story, wood frame and stucco split level single-family house that is vacant, fire damaged and boarded, and secure.This was referred via St Paul Fire Dept. report. House has sustained severe fire damage; has holes in roof, damaged eaves, broken and burned windows, screens, storms and doors, smoke damaged and charred exterior, as well as serious damage to interior walls, fixtures, electric and structural members as evidenced by Fire Dept photos.  Detached two car garage has open vehicle doors. Yard has a large amount of refuse, food, fire debris, household items, furniture, appliances, etc throughout yard.  There is also a large tree limb down in back yard. Open Category I (Fire) Vb file, SA.  Now a VB Category 2.  File was opened on 11/26/13.


Legislative Hearing Staff Comments

Owner is very ill and will not make it to any Legislative Hearings.  I advised her to send in a written statement for her appeal.  mxv

No letter as of 2/1/16. MM



AMENDED 2/17/16

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 Property Clean Up services during October 8 to 29, 2015. (File No. J1605A, Assessment No. 168504) 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 in one five (5) installment.







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