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File #: RLH TA 16-543    Version: Name: 847 Hudson Road
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/14/2017
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for Property at 847 HUDSON ROAD. (File No. VB1703, Assessment No. 178803; amended to File No. VB1703A, Assessment No. 178809) (Public hearing held January 4 and February 15; laid over from May 17)
Sponsors: Jane L. Prince
Ward: Assessments, Nuisance Abatement, Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 7
Attachments: 1. 847 Hudson Rd.VB Registration Notice.8-10-16, 2. 847 Hudson Rd.Letter to Owner from Planning Review.11-10-16, 3. 847 Hudson Rd.chain emails.2-8-17, 4. 847 Hudson Rd.Naylor-Niaz email.2-8-17, 5. 847 Hudson Rd.Team Inspection Ltr.9-1-16
Related files: RLH AR 16-84, SR 17-101

Title

Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for Property at 847 HUDSON ROAD. (File No. VB1703, Assessment No. 178803; amended to File No. VB1703A, Assessment No. 178809) (Public hearing held January 4 and February 15; laid over from May 17)

 

Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH:  October 18, 2016 (missed); December 6, 2016

Date of CPH: January 4, 2017

 

Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $2085

Service Charge: $155

Total Assessment:  $2240

Gold Card Returned by:  Fred Niaz came to office

Type of Order/Fee:  VB Fee

Nuisance: unpaid VB Fee

Date of Orders:  VB Registration Notices sent on July 11 and August 10, 2016

Work Order #: 05-112787, Inv # 1253777

Returned Mail?:  No.  (Mails were sent to Mpls & St Paul Realty LLC, 847 Hudson Rd, St Paul MN 55106, Fred Niaz, Auto Sale USA LLC, 11119 Stonemill Farms Curve, Woodbury MN 55129).  Gold Card/Hearing Notices sent only to Mpls & St Paul Realty LLC)

Comments:   Fred Niaz says Planning has denied his request for an extension of time on the non-conforming use permit due to the Gold Line Station Area Plans adopted by Council on October 7, 2015.

 

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AMENDED 2/15/17 & 6/7/17 & 6/14/17

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 Vacant Building Registration fees billed during April 13 to June 20, 2016. (File No. VB1703, Assessment No. 178803 amended to VB1703A, Assessment No. 178809) 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 referred back to February 7, 2017 Legislative Hearing reduced to $1,120, ratified and made payable in 5 years; and be it

 

RESOLVED, that the $1,120 balance of the annual vacant building fee shall be re-assessed on October 1, 2017 if substantial progress has not been made, per the determination of the Legislative Hearing Officer.