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File #: RLH TA 19-504    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/11/2019
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1382 BAYARD AVENUE. (File No. CG1902A3, Assessment No. 190103)
Sponsors: Chris Tolbert
Ward: Assessments, Nuisance Abatement, Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 3
Attachments: 1. 1382 Bayard Ave.January Notice of Non-Payment.1-31-19, 2. 1382 Bayard Ave.February Notice of Non-Payment.2-28-19, 3. 1382 Bayard Ave.March Notice of Non-Payment.3-31-19
Related files: RLH AR 19-76


Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1382 BAYARD AVENUE. (File No. CG1902A3, Assessment No. 190103)


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH: 7/11/2019

Time of LH: 10:30 AM

Date of CPH: 9/11/2019


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Postcard Returned by: Mark J Oconnell

Cost: $69.95

Hauling Service(s) Provided: Garbage Service Small Cart Every Other Week; 3 Late Fees; Jan 1 - Mar 31 2019

Type of Order/Fee: Trash Hauling

Billing Time Period: 1st Quarter of 2019

Invoice Date(s): Jan - 1/31/19, Feb - 2/28/19, Mar - 3/31/19

Returned Mail/Notice Concerns?:

Stated Reason for Appeal (if given): Zero Waster- Never had service and has never needed it.   Has not used the bin since it was delivered in October.  It sits unused in his garage.  Lot of older people in his alley and many used to share.  Frustrated that there is no sharing option.

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 property owner is responsible for paying the outstanding charge, as garbage service was provided from January through March 2019. The property owner is currently using a 35-gallon Small Every Other Week, which is the least frequent service level available.



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 January to March 2019. (File No. CG1902A3, Assessment No. 190103) 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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