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File #: RLH TA 19-279    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/12/2019
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1076 HAGUE AVENUE. (File No. CG1901E1, Assessment No. 190067)
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. 1076 Hague Ave.City Response Letter.3.15.19, 2. 1076 Hague Ave.November Notice of Non-Payment.11-30-2018, 3. 1076 Hague Ave.December Notice of Non-Payment.12-31-2018
Related files: RLH AR 19-62
Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1076 HAGUE AVENUE. (File No. CG1901E1, Assessment No. 190067)

Hearing Date(s)
Date of LH: 5/16/2019
Time of LH: 1:00PM
Date of CPH: 6/12/2019

Tax Assessment Worksheet
Postcard Returned by: Amanda Weitekamp
Cost: $ 80.89
Hauling Service(s) Provided: Garbage Service for Small Cart; 3 Late Fees; Oct 1 - Dec 31 2018
Garbage Hauler: Republic Services
Type of Order/Fee: Garbage Hauling
Billing Time Period: 4th Quarter 2018 (Oct 1 - Dec 31)
Invoice Date(s): Oct - MISSING / Nov - 11/30/2018 / Dec - 12/31/2018
Returned Mail/Notice Concerns?:
Stated Reason for Appeal (if given): I am willing to pay the actual, bill, but not any late fees, special fees, etc. The claim that bills were mailed to us means nothing if we never got them. I am assuming they were forwarded in the mail to the former property owner. I couldn't do anything online as we had no account number. When I contacted Republic in January, they informed me the prior bill had been paid and that it had been sent in the name of the former owner. So, I paid the January bill. We bought the property in May, had garbage in our name at this house before the city took over. I'm not sure why the city did not have the correct name for the property owner or why it wasn't just sent to the household instead of particular name. This is the fault of the city, not me.
Staff Comments: Garbage haulers mailed out the original garbage invoice at the end of September 2018. Haulers sent out three additional notices of non-payment to the property owner. All original bills and notices of non-payment were mailed to the primary tax address as listed in Ramsey County property tax records. There may oftentimes be a delay in Ramsey County's property tax records updating to the current property owner; property owners are encouraged to contact their hauler directly to ensure that the garbage bill is being mailed to the correct address. Although the property owne...

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