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File #: RES PH 16-369    Version:
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 11/2/2016
Title: Ratifying the assessment costs for the 2016 Right-of-Way Maintenance Program and 2016 Above-Standard Lighting Operation and Maintenance Program for a property appealed by Gary Rosenbaum at 400 BATES AVENUE. (File No. 16ROW FINAL2, Assessment No. 16032B)
Sponsors: Jane L. Prince
Ward: Right of Way Maintenance Assessment, Ward - 7
Attachments: 1. Gary Rosenbaum Letter 9-20-16, 2. 400 Bates Ave.Spah Email.10-14-16, 3. 16ROW FINAL2 Assmt 16032B_400 BATES AVENUE, 4. 400 Bates Ave.Rosenbaum.Dominium Plans and Driveway Drawings.10-14-16, 5. Skally email.pdf, 6. RE Proposed Assessment Adjustments 11-2-16
Related files: RES PH 16-287

Title

Ratifying the assessment costs for the 2016 Right-of-Way Maintenance Program and 2016 Above-Standard Lighting Operation and Maintenance Program for a property appealed by Gary Rosenbaum at 400 BATES AVENUE. (File No. 16ROW FINAL2, Assessment No. 16032B)

 

Hearing Date(s)

Date of Hearing:  10/14/16

Time of Hearing:  9:00 AM

Date of Council Public Hearing PH:  10/5/16 & 11/2/16

 

Tax Assessment Worksheet

Appellant/Owner:   Gary Rosenbaum

 

PIN/PINS:  

400 BATES AVENUE                     32-29-22-13-0138

 

Body

AMENDED 11/2/16

 

WHEREAS, on October 5, 2016, the City Council adopted Council File RES PH 16-287 which ratified the assessments roll for 2016 services in the 2016 Right-of-Way Maintenance Program and 2016 Above-Standard Lighting Operation and Maintenance Program; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council received all written objections from property owners, either before the hearing or at the hearing, and directed the city clerk to make a record thereof and remove those properties from the assessment roll (“remaining properties”) for separate consideration; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council directed that the remaining properties be laid over from the October 5, 2016 public hearing for separate hearings to consider individual objections, and to return to the Council on November 2, 2016; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council ratified the assessments roll for those parcels for which property owners did not object, and ratified the balance of the assessment roll; and

 

WHEREAS, Council File RES PH 16-287 also directed the Legislative Hearing Officer to receive written and oral submissions regarding the remaining properties from the affected property owners, city officials, and other witnesses regarding any non-constitutional objections to the proposed assessment; and

 

WHEREAS, the Legislative Hearing Officer has the authority to make factual determinations regarding the non-constitutional objections for each proposed assessment and consult with the City Attorney to determine whether an objection is a constitutional objection; and

 

WHEREAS, on October 14, 2016, the Legislative Hearing Officer conducted a hearing regarding the appeal for Gary Rosenbaum at 400 BATES AVENUE and appellant was granted the opportunity to present oral or written testimony and evidence to support his objections to the proposed assessment; and

 

WHEREAS, oral testimony and documentation regarding the assessment was provided by City staff; and

 

WHEREAS, the Legislative Hearing Officer made the following determination(s) and recommendation:

 

                     Appellant did not provide any written, oral testimony or material evidence regarding non-constitutional objections to support a reduction or deletion of the assessment;

                     The Real Estate Office recommends adjusting frontage by applying “wider-front-than-rear” assessment policy - reduce frontage from 53 feet to 48 feet;

                     No As a factual basis was established for modifying the proposed assessment; and therefore the Legislative Hearing Officer is,

                     Recommending ratification reduction of the assessment from a total of $201.40 to a total of $182.40; Now, Therefore, Be It

 

RESOLVED, that pursuant to Minnesota Statute 429, the determination(s) and recommendation enumerated above are adopted by the Council and said assessment is hereby ratified as proposed and made a part of the assessment roll as ratified by Council File RES PH 16-287; and be it finally

 

RESOLVED, that the service charges shall be collected using the procedures set forth in Minn. Stat. Sections 429.061 and 429.071, and any appeals shall be made to the district court pursuant to Minn. Stat. Section 429.081.

 

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