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File #: RLH RR 18-11    Version: Name: 521-523 Desnoyer Ave Remove/Repair
Type: Resolution LH Substantial Abatement Order Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 3/28/2018
Title: Ordering the rehabilitation or razing and removal of the structures at 521-523 DESNOYER AVENUE within fifteen (15) days after the March 14, 2018 City Council public hearing. (Amend to remove or repair within 180 days)
Sponsors: Samantha Henningson
Ward: Substantial Abatement Orders, Ward - 4
Attachments: 1. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.PH 1-12-18, 2. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.SHPO 12-20-17, 3. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.OTA 12-6-17, 4. 521 Desnoyer Ave.Photos.2-2-07.pdf, 5. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Photos 9-11-17.pdf, 6. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Photos 12-4-17.pdf, 7. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Chermak-Moermond Email.2-12-18, 8. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Chermak Email.2-16-18, 9. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Olson Ltr.2-20-18, 10. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Dubriel Email.2-21-18, 11. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Howey letter to LHO.2-24-18.pdf, 12. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Draft Loan & Construction Agreement.2-27-18.pdf, 13. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Chermak-Moermond Email.2-27-18, 14. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Chermak-Moermond Email.3-7-18, 15. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Work Plan.3-12-18.pdf, 16. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Olson Ltr.3-8-18.pdf, 17. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Kunkel Electric Estimate.3-11-18.pdf, 18. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Barr Web Ind 3-10-18.pdf, 19. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Boehm Heating Bid.3-6-18.pdf, 20. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Intechx Services Inc Scope of Work.5-7-18.pdf, 21. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Bank Statement from US Bank.3-12-18.pdf, 22. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Olson R-R Ltr.3-15-18.pdf, 23. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.CCI Report.3-20-18.pdf, 24. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Ground Electric Bid.3-23-18.pdf, 25. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Boehmn Heating Co.3-6-18.pdf, 26. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Barr Webb Ind. Inc. Bid.3-10-18.pdf, 27. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Intechx Services Inc. Signed Construction Bid.3-23-18.pdf, 28. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Olson R-R Ltr.3-28-18.pdf, 29. 521-523 Desnoyer Ave.Olson R-R Revised Ltr.3-28-18.pdf
Related files: RLH RR 18-15

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Ordering the rehabilitation or razing and removal of the structures at 521-523 DESNOYER AVENUE within fifteen (15) days after the March 14, 2018 City Council public hearing. (Amend to remove or repair within 180 days)

 

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AMENDED 3/28/18

WHEREAS, the Department of Safety and Inspections has determined that 521-523 DESNOYER 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:  Desnoyer Park Ramsey Co Minn Nely 1/2 Of Vac Alley Adj And Sely 5 Ft Of Lot 38 And Nwly 1/2 Of Lot 36 And All Of Lot 37 Blk 20; 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 November 27, 2017:  Jay Olson

8023 Lake Drive, Forest Lake MN 55025; Jay Olson, Arnold A Olson Trustee/Shirley A Olson Trustee, 3109 Stinson Blvd Ne, St Anthony MN 55418-2337; and Union Park District Council; and

 

WHEREAS, each of these parties was served a written order dated November 27, 2017 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 27, 2017; 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 27, 2017; and

 

WHEREAS, a placard indicating the City’s order that this nuisance building be abated was posted on the building on November 28, 2017 in accordance with Saint Paul Legislative Code §45.11(2)c; and

 

WHEREAS, the nuisance condition was not corrected by December 27, 2017, and therefore an abatement hearing was scheduled before the City Council on March 14, 2018 and the owner or his duly authorized representative and any interested parties or their duly authorized representatives were properly notified of the time, date and place of the hearing; and

 

WHEREAS, the Legislative Hearing Officer provided the owner and other interested parties an opportunity to discuss the matter at legislative hearings on February 13 and 27, 2018, March 13, March 27, 2018; and

 

WHEREAS, a public hearings were was held on March 14, 2018 and March 28, 2018, and the City Council reviewed the record, which included the exhibits from the Department of Safety and Inspections, the minutes and recommendation of the Legislative Hearing Officer and any testimony at the hearing. Now, Therefore Be It

 

RESOLVED, that the Saint Paul City Council hereby finds:

 

1.                     That the structure(s) at 521-523 DESNOYER 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 3) these nuisance conditions have not been corrected after notice of the same to the owner.

2.                     That the Department of Safety and Inspections has complied with all of the procedural requirements of the Saint Paul Legislative Code Chapter 45.

3.                     That the owners, interested parties or responsible parties have not presented a plan acceptable to the Legislative Hearing Officer and Department of Safety and Inspections staff to repair the structure(s) and correct all of the deficiencies listed in the Order to Abate Nuisance Building and the Code Compliance report and to make the structure(s) safe and code compliant within 15 days. And, Be It Further

 

RESOLVED, that the City Council orders that the owners, interested parties or responsible parties shall repair the structure, correct all of the deficiencies listed in the Order to Abate Nuisance Building and the Code Compliance report and to make the structure(s) safe and code compliant, or shall raze and remove the structure(s) within 15 180 days after the City Council Public Hearing. And, Be it Further

 

RESOLVED, that at the conclusion of the 180-day grant of time, the Council will receive a report from the Legislative Hearing Officer with findings on the status of the nuisance abatement; And Be It Further

 

RESOLVED, that a Legislative Hearing is scheduled for October 9, 2018 at which owners, interested parties and Department of Safety and Inspection staff will present information on the current building conditions and progress toward abatement of the dangerous/nuisance conditions and the resulting findings will be presented to the City Council at a public hearing on October 24, 2018 for its consideration; And, Be It Further

 

RESOLVED, that if the necessary corrective action has not been taken within the time allotted, the Department of Safety and Inspections is authorized to take those steps necessary to raze and remove this structure and to charge the costs incurred in accordance with Saint Paul Legislative Code §45.12(4). Any personal property or fixtures of any kind shall be removed by the owners, interested parties or responsible parties prior to the resolution compliance date or it will be considered to be abandoned and the City of Saint Paul shall remove and dispose of such property as it deems appropriate. And, Be It

 

FINALLY RESOLVED, that this resolution shall be served on any of the parties required to be notified in Saint Paul Legislative Code §45.12(4).

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