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File #: RLH RR 18-5    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Substantial Abatement Order Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/21/2018
Title: Making finding on the appealed nuisance abatement ordered for 670 WESTERN AVENUE NORTH in Council File RLH RR 17-22.
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Substantial Abatement Orders, Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. 670 Western Ave N.30 Day Deposit Forfeit Ltr.12-19-17, 2. 670 Western Ave N.R-R Findings Ltr.1-11-18.pdf, 3. 670 Western Ave N.Photos.1-29-18.pdf, 4. 670 Western Ave N.R-R Findings Ltr.2-8-18.pdf, 5. 670 Western Ave N.Walker Properties Submission to City St. Paul.pdf, 6. 670 Western Ave N.Wings Financial Affidavit.2-16-18.pdf
Related files: RLH RR 18-40


Making finding on the appealed nuisance abatement ordered for 670 WESTERN AVENUE NORTH in Council File RLH RR 17-22.


Legislative Hearing Staff Comments

Council Public Hearing scheduled for February 7, 2018.



AMENDED 2/21/18


WHEREAS, the City Council adopted RLH RR 17-22 on July 19, 2017 which granted 180 days to abate the nuisance conditions at 670 Western Avenue North; and


WHEREAS, the Legislative Hearing Officer reviewed this case on January 30, 2018 to determine if the owner and/or responsible party abated the nuisance conditions and found these conditions were not abated; however, an addtional grant of time 180 days is recommended if as the following condtions are were met by February 16:


1.  An additional $10,000 performance deposit will need to be posted with DSI at 375 Jackson St, Ste 220, St Paul MN 55102 - please note that the deposit will be returned with interest when the code compliance certificate is issued within the grant of time from the City Council;


2.   A detailed work plan or sworn construction statement, including timelines and bids, for completing the work will need to be provided;


3.  Documentation of financing sufficient to execute the above work plan will need to be demonstrated (line of credit, construction loan, personal bank account);


4.  If the funds being used are not tied to the project (such as a construction loan), we require an affidavit from Walker Properties that states the necessary funds will be set aside from other business or personal accounts; and


5.  the property must be maintained; Now, therefore, be it


RESOLVED, that the Saint Paul City Council adopts the findings and recommendation of the legislative hearing officer that the nuisance condition is forthcoming remains unabated and grants a 180 day extension to complete the rehabilitation of 670 Western Avenue North, as the above listed conditions have been met.



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