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File #: RLH RR 18-2    Version: Name: 1536 Van Buren Remove/Repair
Type: Resolution LH Substantial Abatement Order Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 4/4/2018
Title: Ordering the rehabilitation or razing and removal of the structures at 1536 VAN BUREN AVENUE within fifteen (15) days after the February 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. 1536 Van Buren Ave.OTA 10-25-17, 2. 1536 Van Buren Ave.PH 12-15-17, 3. 1536 Van Buren Ave.SHPO 11-2-17, 4. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Photos.10-19-17, 5. 1536 Van Buren. Ave.Condemnation Ltr.8-9-16, 6. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Photos.8-9-16, 7. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Sorden Design LLC Proposal.1-26-18.pdf, 8. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Henneman-Bjerkness Ltr.1-19-18.pdf, 9. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Henneman-Bjerkness Ltr.2-2-18.pdf, 10. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Henneman-Bjerkness Ltr.2-13-18.pdf, 11. 1536 Van Buren.Assistance for Homeowners Email.2-14-18, 12. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Neighborhood Assistance for Homeowners Ltr.2-14-18.pdf, 13. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Neighborhood Assistance For HomeOwners_Secretary of State _Article of incorporation.pdf, 14. 1536 Van Buren Ave.NeighborhoodAssistanceForHomeowners NonProfit Ammeded ByLaw.pdf, 15. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Assistance Homeowner Ltr.2-15-18.pdf, 16. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Neighborhood Assistance For Homeowners Feb 20 2018 Response Letter.pdf, 17. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Performance Bond Escrow Confirmation.2-20-18.pdf, 18. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Proof of Funds HomeLibertyInc Pre Comitment letter.2-20-18.pdf, 19. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Preliminary Timeline.2-28-18.pdf, 20. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Tobak-Hanratty Ltr.2-28-18.pdf, 21. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Seeger Email Re Duplex Status.2-28-18, 22. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Plans for Rehab.3-9-18.pdf, 23. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Signed Agreement Plans for Rehab.3-13-18.pdf, 24. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Tobak-Hanratty R-R Ltr.3-16-18.pdf, 25. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Sworn construction Statement from Dan Norby Home Maintainers 3-26-18.pdf, 26. 1536 Van Buren Ave.chain emails.3-28-18.pdf, 27. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Hanratty email.3-30-18.pdf, 28. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Tom Olive Affidavit and Bank Statement.3-30-18.pdf, 29. 1536 Van Buren Ave.Cover Letter for Olive Law Office Escrow Account.3-30-18.pdf
Related files: CO 17-59, RLH VBR 16-63, RLH VO 16-36, RLH RR 18-16
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Ordering the rehabilitation or razing and removal of the structures at 1536 VAN BUREN AVENUE within fifteen (15) days after the February 14, 2018, City Council public hearing. (Amend to remove or repair within 180 days)

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AMENDED 2/14/18 and 04/04/18
WHEREAS, the Department of Safety and Inspections has determined that 1536 VAN BUREN 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: Lindemann Place Lot 1 Blk 2; 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 October 25, 2017: Douglas and Mary Henneman, PO Box 8214, Saint Paul MN 55108-0214; Federal National Mortgage Association, 14221 Dallas Parkway #1000, Dallas TX 75254; Seterus Inc., 14523 SW Millikan Way #200, Beaverton OR 97005; Usset, Weingarden and Liebo, 4500 Park Glen Road #300, Minneapolis MN 55416; and Hamline Midway Coalition; and

WHEREAS, each of these parties was served a written order dated October 25, 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 November 24, 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 November 24, 2017; and

WHEREAS, a placard indicating the City’s order that this nuisance building be abated was posted on the building on October 26, 2017 in...

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