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File #: RLH TA 16-198    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/1/2016
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for Property at 716 MAGNOLIA AVENUE EAST. (File No. CRT1608, Assessment No. 168208)
Sponsors: Dan Bostrom
Ward: Assessments, Nuisance Abatement, Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 6
Attachments: 1. 716 Magnolia Ave E.Fee Invoice.11-23-15, 2. 716 Magnolia Ave E.Final Invoice.12-23-15
Related files: RLH AR 16-26


Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for Property at 716 MAGNOLIA AVENUE EAST. (File No. CRT1608, Assessment No. 168208)


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH: 04/19/2016  

Date of CPH: 06/01/2016    


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $ 1220.00


Service Charge: $ 155.00


Total Assessment:  $ 1375.00


Gold Card Returned by: email from Mai Vang 


Type of Order/Fee: FC of O, Duplex


Nuisance: Unpaid C of O fees


Date of Orders: Appointment letters: 4/22, 5/4, 5/21, and 6/22/15. Correction letters: 7/30, 8/27, 10/2, and 10/27/2015.


Compliance Date: 11/18/2015


Billing Dates: 11/23 and 12/23/2015   


Returned Mail?: No 


Comments:  Assessment amount is incorrect. Invoices are correct $645.00, and include a $70.00 no entry fee. When failed to pay invoice, $70.00 no entry fee cannot be assessed, so is deleted but adds $155.00 assessment fees. Total amount to be assessed is: $575.00 + $155.00 fees = $730.00


History of Orders on Property:  All letters and bills sent to Philip Black, Town Development LLC  1360 University Ave W  Suite 104-301, St Paul  MN 55104 



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 Fire Certificate of Occupancy fees billed during November 10 to December 11, 2015. (File No. CRT1608, Assessment No. 168208) 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 from $1375.00 to $730.00.


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