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File #: RLH RR 16-24    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Substantial Abatement Order Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/17/2016
Title: Ordering the rehabilitation or razing and removal of the structures at 956 GERANIUM AVENUE EAST within fifteen (15) days after the August 3, 2016, City Council Public Hearing. (Amend to grant 90 days)
Sponsors: Dan Bostrom
Ward: Substantial Abatement Orders, Ward - 6
Attachments: 1. 956 Geranium Ave E.OTA 5-10-16, 2. 956 Geranium Ave E.PH 6-10-16, 3. 956 Geranium Ave E.Photos #1.12-16-15, 4. 956 Geranium Ave E.Photos #2.12-16-15, 5. 956 Geranium Ave E.Photos #3.12-16-15, 6. 956 Geranium Ave E.Code Compliance Report 5-18-15, 7. 956 Geranium Ave E.Engineering Report 2-10-16,pdf, 8. 956 Geranium Ave E.Geotechnical Assessment 1-11-16, 9. 956 Geranium Ave E.SHPO Form 5-24-16, 10. 956 Geranium Ave E.Photo.5-11-16, 11. 956 Geranium Ave E.Photo.12-17-13, 12. 956 Geranium Ave E.Photos.12-10-13, 13. 956 Geranium Ave E.Kraut Ltr.7-14-16, 14. 956 Geranium.Structural memo setting appointment.8-2-16, 15. 956 Geranium Ave E.Affidavit of Brian Kraut-Workplan.8-12-16, 16. 956 Geranium Ave E.Affidavit of Costs-Workplan-Financial Ltr.8-12-16, 17. 956 Geranium Ave E.Capras Utilities Bid.7-11-16, 18. 956 Geranium Ave E.Hamernick Decorating Center-Carpet Installation Bid.8-11-16, 19. 956 Geranium Ave E.Hmong Construction Remodeling Bid.8-11-16, 20. 956 Geranium Ave E.MP Systems Inc-Bid.8-11-16, 21. 956 Geranium Ave E.Northstar MLS Matrix.8-12-16, 22. 956 Geranium Ave E.PMR Mechanical Bid.8-10-16, 23. 956 Geranium Ave E.Roy Rogers Construction Services Bid.8-10-16, 24. 956 Geranium Ave E.Sale of VB Statement of Intent.4-12-16, 25. 956 Geranium Ave E.Signing Certificate.4-6-16, 26. 956 Geranium Ave E.Solid Rock Invoice.8-11-16, 27. 956 Geranium Ave E.Solid Rock Invoice.12-9-15, 28. 956 Geranium Ave E.St Paul Sewer Assessment Program.8-12-16, 29. 956 Geranium Ave E.Us Bank Payment.7-31-16, 30. 956 Geranium Ave E.Memo-Affidavit, 31. 956 Geranium Ave E.Pier Certificate, 32. 956 Geranium Ave E.Subsurface Assmt
Related files: RLH SAO 17-31
Ordering the rehabilitation or razing and removal of the structures at 956 GERANIUM AVENUE EAST within fifteen (15) days after the August 3, 2016, City Council Public Hearing. (Amend to grant 90 days)

AMENDED 8/3/16 and 8/17/16

WHEREAS, the Department of Safety and Inspections has determined that 956 GERANIUM AVENUE EAST is a nuisance building pursuant to Saint Paul Legislative Code §45.02 as 1) it is a vacant building as defined in §43.02; and 2) it has multiple housing code or building code violations or it has conditions constituting material endangerment as defined in §34.23, or it has a documented and confirmed history as a blighting influence in the community; and

WHEREAS, this property is legally described as follows, to wit: Eastville Heights Lot 11 Blk 11; and

WHEREAS, based upon the records in the Ramsey County Recorder's Office and information on file or obtained by the Department of Safety and Inspections, the following are the owners, interested or responsible parties for the subject property as of June 10, 2016: Minglar Inc. 1234 Payne Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55130; Safeguard Properties, 7887 Safeguard Circle, Valley View OH 44125; Wilford, Geske & Cook PA, 7616 Currell Blvd Suite 200, Woodbury MN 55125-4393; and Payne Phalen District 5 Planning Council; and

WHEREAS, each of these parties was served a written order dated May 10, 2016 advising them of the basis for the determination that the subject property was a nuisance, and that the nuisance building was to be repaired or razed and removed by June 9, 2016; and

WHEREAS, this order informed the interested or responsible parties that they must repair or raze and remove the structures(s) located on the Subject Property by June 9, 2016; and

WHEREAS, a placard indicating the City’s order that this nuisance building be abated was posted on the building on May 11, 2016 in accordance with Saint Paul Legislative Code §45.11(2)c; and

WHEREAS, the nuisance condition was not co...

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