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File #: RLH TA 19-241    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 5/22/2019
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 2049 HAWTHORNE AVENUE EAST. (File No. CG1901B4, Assessment No. 190060)
Sponsors: Kassim Busuri
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 6
Attachments: 1. 2049 Hawthorne Ave E.Invoice.1-31-2019, 2. 2049 Hawthorne Ave E.Invoice.10.31.18, 3. 2049 Hawthorne Ave E.December Notice.1.31.18
Related files: RLH TA 20-433, RLH TA 20-449, RLH AR 19-47


Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 2049 HAWTHORNE AVENUE EAST. (File No. CG1901B4, Assessment No. 190060)


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH: 4/18/2019

Time of LH: 2:30PM

Date of CPH: 5/22/2019


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Postcard Returned by: TODD FAIRBANKS

Cost: $ 105.69

Service Charge: $2.50

Total Assessment:  $ 108.19

Hauling Service(s) Provided: Garbage Service Medium Cart, 2 Late Fees; Oct 1 - Dec 31 2018

Garbage Hauler: Ken Berquist & Son Disposal

Type of Order/Fee: Garbage Hauling

Billing Time Period: 4th Quarter 2018 (Oct 1 - Dec 31)

Invoice Date(s): Oct - 10/31/2018 /  Dec - 12/1/2018 / Jan - 1/1/2019

Returned Mail/Notice Concerns?:

Stated Reason for Appeal (if given): He doesn't use the cart. It still has the tape on it.

Staff Comments: Under citywide garbage service, all residential properties with up to four units, including rental homes and townhomes, are required to have a garbage cart and receive garbage service for each dwelling unit. Property owners must provide garbage service for all occupied dwellings. There is no option to opt out of the citywide garbage service. The City is operating under a signed contract under state statute.



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 Trash Hauling during Collection of Delinquent Garbage Bills for services during October to December 2018. (File No. CG1901B4, Assessment No. 190060) 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 payable in one installment.



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