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File #: RLH TA 16-214    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/15/2016
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for Property at 434 LAFOND AVENUE. (File No. J1609A, Assessment No. 168525)
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. 434 Lafond Ave.SA 1-29-16, 2. 434 Lafond Ave.Photos.2-4-16


Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for Property at 434 LAFOND AVENUE. (File No. J1609A, Assessment No. 168525)


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH:  May 3, 2016

Date of CPH:  June 15, 2016


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $374

Service Charge:  $160

Total Assessment:  $534

Gold Card Returned by:  Gene Averbakn

Type of Order/Fee:  Summary Abatement

Nuisance:  Failure to maintain exterior of property

Date of Orders:  January 29, 2016

Compliance Date:  February 3, 2016

Re-Check Date:  February 4, 2016

Date Work Done:   February 9, 2016

Work Order #:  16-008038

Returned Mail?:  To - 434 Lafond LLC, 703 McFaddens Trail in St. Paul; no other mail was returned.

Comments:  12/8/15 - Property was on the behavior complaint list on a report of suspicious activity involving heavy foot traffic in and out of the address. After further investigation, two individuals were arrested and booked at the Ramsey County LEC for possession of a controlled substance. 1/13/16 - complaint of no heat, no electricity.  On 1/15/16, heat and lights were back on.  Tenants have been evicted; property has been removed from the behavior complaint list.

History of Orders on Property:  Previous complaints of garbage/rubbish on property - SA’s issued on 4/3/15, 1/26/15, 1/5/15, 11/24/14, 5/1/14 - two went to work order.



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 February 1 to 25, 2016. (File No. J1609A, Assessment No. 168525) 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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