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File #: RLH RR 17-2    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Substantial Abatement Order Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 4/19/2017
Title: Ordering the rehabilitation or razing and removal of the structures at 865 YORK AVENUE within fifteen (15) days after the February 1, 2017, City Council public hearing. (Amended to remove within 15 days)
Sponsors: Dan Bostrom
Ward: Substantial Abatement Orders, Ward - 6
Attachments: 1. 865 York Ave.OTA 11-3-16, 2. 865 York Ave.PH 12-9-16, 3. 865 York Ave.SHPO Form 11-8-16, 4. 865 York Ave.Photos 12-5-12, 5. 865 York Ave.Photos 10-25-16.#1, 6. 865 York Ave.Photos 10-25-16.#2, 7. 865 York Ave.Fire Report.11-27-12, 8. 865 York Ave.Bjerkness Ltr.1-12-17, 9. 865 York Ave.chain emails.2-2-17, 10. 865 York Ave.Bjerkness Ltr.2-16-17, 11. 865 York Ave.Code Compliance Inspection Report.3-6-17, 12. 865 York Ave.Bjerkness Ltr.3-28-17, 13. 865 York Ave.Bank Statement from Ocwen - notarized.4-10-17, 14. 865 York Ave.Bjerkness Ltr.4-12-17.pdf, 15. 865 York Ave.Yannarelly Email.5-19-17, 16. 865 York Ave.Wilford Geske fwd Warantee Deed.5-19-17
Related files: SR 17-83, RLH RR 17-39
Title
Ordering the rehabilitation or razing and removal of the structures at 865 YORK AVENUE within fifteen (15) days after the February 1, 2017, City Council public hearing. (Amended to remove within 15 days)

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AMENDED 4/19/17

WHEREAS, the Department of Safety and Inspections has determined that 865 YORK AVENUE 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: Nelsons Addition E 7 Ft Of Lot 21 And W 33 1/3 Ft Of Lot 22 Blk 4; 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 December 9, 2016: MERS, PO Box 2026, Flint MI 48501-2026; Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC, 1661 Worthington Rd Ste 100, West Palm Beach FL 33409-6493; Altisource, 1000 Abernathy Road Suite 200, Atlanta GA 30328; Wilford, Geske & Cook PA, 7616 Currell Blvd Suite 200, Woodbury MN 55125-2296; and Payne Phalen District 5 Planning Council; and

WHEREAS, each of these parties was served a written order dated November 3, 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 December 3, 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 December 3, 2016; and

WHEREAS, a placard indicating the City’s order that this nuisance building be abated was posted on the building on November 4, 2016 in acc...

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