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File #: RLH TA 19-397    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 1535 CHAMBER STREET. (File No. CG1901E2, Assessment No. 190068)
Sponsors: Kassim Busuri
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 6
Attachments: 1. 1535 Chamber St.October Notice of Non-Payment.10-31-2018, 2. 1535 Chamber St.November Notice of Non-Payment.11-30-2018, 3. 1535 Chamber St.December Notice of Non-Payment.01-02-2019, 4. 1535 Chamber St.Closing Document.12-31-18
Related files: RLH AR 19-63
Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1535 CHAMBER STREET. (File No. CG1901E2, Assessment No. 190068)

Hearing Date(s)
Date of LH: 5/16/2019
Time of LH: 10:30AM
Date of CPH: 6/12/2019

Tax Assessment Worksheet
Postcard Returned by: CHONG LEE
Cost: $114.10
Hauling Service(s) Provided: Garbage Service Oct 1 - Dec 31 2018
Garbage Hauler: Aspen Waste Systems
Type of Order/Fee: Garbage Hauling
Billing Time Period: 4th Quarter 2018 (Oct 1 - Dec 31)
Invoice Date(s): Oct - 10/31/2018 / Nov - 11/30/2018 / Dec - 1/2/2019
Returned Mail/Notice Concerns?:
Stated Reason for Appeal (if given): Purchased the property on Dec. 31 2018. The property owner doesn't believe she should be billed since she wasn't living there.
Staff Comments: The City charges the delinquent balance to the property, not the owner. Because the previous owner left a portion of their bill unpaid, the new property owner is now responsible for the delinquent amount. The property owner can try to contact the title company to try to recover the outstanding amount the previous owner failed to pay, but the current property owner is ultimately responsible for the delinquent charge.

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 Collection of Delinquent Garbage Bills for services during October to December 2018. (File No. CG1901E2, Assessment No. 190068) 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, T...

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