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File #: RES 17-1902    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 12/6/2017
Title: Authorizing the withholding of tax-forfeit parcels from public sale for six months. 
Sponsors: Russ Stark
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A - 2017 RC Letter, 2. Exhibit B - 2017 Properties Forfeited

Title

Authorizing the withholding of tax-forfeit parcels from public sale for six months. 

 

Body

WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of Ramsey County, Minnesota, through its Tax Forfeited Lands Section, Department of Property Records and Revenue (the "County"), in a letter dated October 23, 2017, attached hereto as Exhibit A, provided the City of Saint Paul ("City") a listing of properties located in the city of Saint Paul (the "Properties"), which forfeited on August 1, 2017 for failure of the owners to pay the property taxes, said listing attached hereto as Exhibit B; and

 

WHEREAS, the County, as required by law, classified the Property as "non-conservation land" and notified the City of the classification in order to seek the City's approval or disapproval within a 60-day period; and

 

WHEREAS, the County also stated that the City may request properties be withheld from sale or lease for a maximum of six months by submitting in writing and accompanied by a certified resolution from the City Council stating the reason for the withhold request for each property; and

 

WHEREAS, the City, through its Office of Financial Services-Real Estate Section has determined that the Property's classification as "non-conservation land" is appropriate; now, therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Saint Paul does hereby approve the following actions:

 

 1)  Approve the County's classification of the Property as "non-conservation land;"

 2)  Request that the County withhold the following tax-forfeit parcels from public sale for six months; and

 3)  Authorize the proper city officials to submit to the County a letter requesting that the parcels be withheld for six months along with a certified copy of this resolution.

 

 

PARCELS TO BE WITHHELD FOR THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

 

1300 Albemarle Street (24.29.23.44.0018) Single Family House (40’ x 124’) Rehab and resell for affordable owner occupied single family housing.

                     Banken’s Addition to St. Paul, Minn., Lot 10 and the South 7.21 feet of Lot 11, Block 1

398 Front Avenue (25.29.23.31.0006) Vacant land (83’ x 133’) Develop new construction for affordable owner occupied single family housing.

Robert A. Smith’s Rearrangement of Lots 1,2,3,4,5,6 & 7 of Wilkin and Hayward’s Outlot to St. Paul, Minn., Lots 1 and 2, Block 2

402 Front Avenue (25.29.23.31.0007) Vacant land (35’x133’) Develop new construction for affordable owner occupied single family housing.

Robert A. Smith’s Rearrangement of Lots 1,2,3,4,5,6 &7 of Wilkin and Hayward’s Outlot to St.  Paul, Minn., Lot 3, Block 2

1025 Seminary Avenue (26.29.23.33.0023) Vacant land (59’ x 134’) New construction for affordable owner occupied single family housing.

                     Winters Addition to St. Paul, except the alley, the West ½ of Lot 11 and all of Lot 12, Block 17.

53 Geranium Avenue W. (30.29.22.22.0061) Single Family House (80’ x 123’) Rehab for affordable owner occupied single family housing or rehab for affordable rental or convert to owner occupied duplex.

                     Stinson’s Rice Street Addition to the City of St. Paul, Minn., Lots 22 & 23, Block 4

42-44 Cook Avenue W. (30.29.22.23.0075) 4-Plex Apartment Building (40’ x 125’) Rehab for sale for affordable Owner occupied duplex or affordable rental.

                     J. F. Eisenmenger’s Addition, Lot 3, Block 4.

72 Sycamore Street E. (30.29.22.34.0042) Vacant land (40’ x 110’) New Construction for affordable owner occupied single family housing .

                     Drake’s 2nd Addition to St. Paul, Minn., Lot 10, Block 2

691 Dale Street N. (35.29.23.11.0025) Non operating Bar with 2nd floor offices (80’x 125’) Residential Conversion for affordable owner occupied live/work space.

                     Syndicate No. 4 Addition, Lots 29 & 30, Block 1

722 Lafond Avenue (35.29.23.11.0167) Vacant land (40’ x 124’) New construction for affordable single family homeownership.

Chute Brothers Division No. 5 Addition to the City of St. Paul, Minn., Lot 11, Block 5

762 Thomas Avenue (35.29.23.13.0006) Vacant land (40’ x 124’) New construction for affordable single family homeownership.

                     Chute Brothers Division No. 11 Addition to the City of St. Paul, Minn., Lot 6

0 Pelham Blvd. (32.29.23.31.0015) Vacant land (1,482 sf) New construction for affordable owner occupied single family home.

                     Desnoyer Park, Ramsey Co., MN, Lots 29 & 30 Block 22, except Pelham Blvd.

910 Central Avenue (35.29.23.31.0205) Single Family House (40’x122’) Rehab and resell for affordable owner occupied single family housing.                    

                     Milton Addition, Lot 13, Block 4

1023 Marshall Avenue (35.29.23.33.0137) Single Family House (40’ x 112’) Rehab and resell for affordable owner occupied single family housing.

                     A.B. Wilgus Addition to the City of St. Paul, Lot 20, Block 1

466 Iglehart Avenue (36.29.23.34.0044) Vacant land (59’x132’) New construction for affordable owner occupied single family home.

                     Mackubin and Marshall’s Addition to St. Paul, Lot 7 and the East 19.34 feet of Lot 8, Block 21

336 Wyoming Street E. (08.28.22.43.0070) Single Family House (45’x118’) Rehab and resell for affordable owner occupied single family housing.

Stuart’s Rearrangement of Block 68 of Brown and Jackson Addition, Lot 10, except the West 16 feet and the West 21 feet of Lot 11.

391 View Street (11.28.23.13.0004) Vacant land (40’ x 119’) New construction for affordable owner occupied single family home.

                     Ramsey’s Subdivision of Block 21, Stinson, Brown and Ramsey’s Addition to St. Paul, Lot 3

155 Ruth Street N. (02.28.22.21.0086) Vacant land (75’ x 110’) New construction for affordable single family homeownership.

                     Clapp-Thomssen Battle Creek West, Lot 21, Block 2

615 Maryland Ave. E. (20.29.22.43.0088) Duplex (30’x121’) Rehab to affordable owner occupied single family home or  owner occupied duplex

                     Joseph R. Weide’s 2nd Addition to the City of St. Paul, Lot 21, Block 1

838 Clear Avenue (21.29.22.32.0163) Single family House (40’ x 126’) Rehab and sell for affordable homeownership.

                     Lane’s Phalen Grove Add., St. Paul, Minn., Lot 10, Block 7

0 Larpenteur Avenue E. ( 22.29.22.12.0140) Vacant land (136’ x 166’) Combine with PIN 22.29.22.12.0141 for affordable home ownership cluster home development.

Eastern Heights, Ramsey County, Minnesota, Lot 1, Block 1 and the West 30 feet of Kerwin’s Outlots to the City of St. Paul, Minn., adjacent to said Lot 1, Block 1, Eastern Heights, Ramsey County, Minnesota

0 Larpenteur Avenue E. (22.29.22.12.0141) Vacant land (9,900 sf) Combine with PIN 22.29.22.12.0140 for affordable home ownership cluster home development.

                     Eastern Heights, Ramsey County, Minnesota, Lot 2, Block 1

1508 7th Street E. (27.29.22.34.0007) Vacant land (100’ x 665’) New construction homeownership cluster home development.

Cruickshank’s Garden Lots, Lot 3, Block 4, except part thereof lying South of the North Boundary line of Lot 3, Block 3 of Homan’s Subdivision of Lot 4, Block 4 of Cruickshank’s Garden Lots produced to its intersection with the East line of said Lot 3, Block 4, Cruickshank’s Garden Lots, including any portion of any street or alley adjacent thereto, vacated or to be vacated.

0 Margaret Street (35.29.22.12.0117) Vacant land (130’ x 140’) New construction homeownership cluster home development.

Subject to alley and except the West 20 feet;  part lying West of extended West line of Tract “D” Registered Land Survey No. 452 and of Tract “J” in Said Registered Land Survey No. 82, files of the Registrar of Titles, County of Ramsey.

 

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