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File #: RLH TA 18-356    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/1/2018
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 185 COMO AVENUE. (File No. J1811A, Assessment No. 188525)
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Assessments, Nuisance Abatement, Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. 185 Como Ave.Snow Ltr.2-26-18, 2. 185 Como Ave.Photo.3-1-18.pdf, 3. 185 Como Ave.Repeat Snow Ltr.3-7-18, 4. 185 Como Ave.Photo.3-9-18.pdf, 5. 185 Como Ave.Owner letter & documents submitted.7-3-18.pdf, 6. 185 Como Ave.SA Letter.12-7-17.pdf, 7. 185 Como Ave.SAO.12-7-18
Related files: RLH AR 18-47


Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 185 COMO AVENUE. (File No. J1811A, Assessment No. 188525)


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH: 6/19/18; 7/10/18 @ 10 AM

Date of CPH: 8/1/18


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $783

Service Charge: $406

Total Assessment:  $1189


Type of Order/Fee: SAO

Nuisance: SNOW WALK

Date of Orders: 2/26 SNOW/ICE, 3/7 SNOW/ICE (2ND),

Compliance Date: 3/1, 3/9,

Re-Check Date: 3/1/18;

Date Work Done: 3/2/18, 3/12/18, 3/22/18

Work Order #: 18-033208, 18-044935, 18-036144

Returned Mail?: No


History of Orders on Property:

Assigned To: Martin, Lisa 651-266-1940 12/07/2017: Send SA Trial Letter 12/07/2017: *Compliance Recheck - Sending SA on vacant lot/LM
Garbage/Rubbish (Summary Abatement)
Other - Exterior (Summary Abatement)

DSI Code Enforcement Reinspection 01/27/2018: *Compliance Recheck - PO is moving things off the lot, will recheck later in the week/LM
Garbage/Rubbish (Unaddressed)
Other - Exterior (Unaddressed) 03/08/2018: *Compliance Recheck - 3/7/18 Found skidloader and lawn mower, along with wood, fencing and debris. Called Mr. Carlone to inform him we appreciate him moving all the vehicles but we still need everything removed from the lot. I will re-inspect on Monday 3-12-18 or send a work order/LM
Garbage/Rubbish (Recheck)
Other - Exterior (Recheck) 03/14/2018: *Compliance Recheck - Per Mr. Magner due to cold weather hold the work order until the 19th as the next few days will be in the mid 40's and the PO should have no issues removing the remaining items/LM
Garbage/Rubbish (Unaddressed)
Other - Exterior (Unaddressed) 03/21/2018: *Compliance Recheck - Sent a work order from the field but was stuck in AMANDA, will send again and called PO and left a message at 612-354-1127/we will leave the bobcat for now/LM
Garbage/Rubbish (Work Order)
Other - Exterior (Unaddressed) 03/23/2018: *Compliance Recheck - 3/22/18 at 11am Patrick Carlone called and stated the skidloader is not on his property it is on the sign company property with their permission. He stated the fence is frozen and will try to remove the items next week, but understood the City may have cleaned it up/LM
Garbage/Rubbish (Unaddressed)
Other - Exterior (Unaddressed) 04/12/2018: Close - Abated/LM
Garbage/Rubbish (Abated)
Other - Exterior (Abated)



WHEREAS, the Office of Financial Services Real Estate Section has attached to this Council File both a report of completion outlining the costs and fees associated with Property Clean Up services during March 1 to 30, 2018. (File No. J1811A, Assessment No. 188525) and the assessment roll including all properties for which these assessments are proposed for Council ratification; and


WHEREAS, the City Council’s Legislative Hearing Officer has reviewed an appeal of this assessment and developed a recommendation for the City Council with respect to this assessment; and


WHEREAS, a public hearing having been conducted for the above improvement, and said assessment having been further considered by the Council and having been considered financially satisfactory; Now, Therefore, Be It


RESOLVED, that pursuant to Chapter 14 of the Saint Paul City Charter, said assessment is hereby ratified and reduced from $1189 to $929.


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