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File #: RLH RR 19-25    Version: Name: Stay of Enforcement for 530 Geranium Ave E
Type: Resolution LH Substantial Abatement Order Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/18/2019
Title: Granting a stay of enforcement to provide an extension of Council File No. RLH RR 19-18, an Order to Raze and Remove the Structures at 530 GERANIUM AVENUE EAST. (Amend to grant the stay of enforcement)
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Substantial Abatement Orders, Ward - 5
Attachments: 1. 530 Geranium Ave E.Signed Contract.8-29-19.pdf
Related files: RLH RR 19-18, SR 19-76, RLH RR 19-27
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Granting a stay of enforcement to provide an extension of Council File No. RLH RR 19-18, an Order to Raze and Remove the Structures at 530 GERANIUM AVENUE EAST. (Amend to grant the stay of enforcement)

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AMENDED 9/11/19 & 9/18/19

WHEREAS, in the matter of Order to Raze and Remove the Structures at 530 Geranium Avenue East, the Saint Paul Council granted 15 days on June 19, 2019 for the razing and removal of the building(s) at this property; and

WHEREAS, Owner and her Counsel requested to have Council reconsider its Order to Raze and Remove the Structures;

WHEREAS, a Legislative Hearing was conducted on August 27, 2019 for Howard Ronston, on behalf of Luul Omar to meet the requirements in the context of the following:

1. provide a bid signed by both contractor and property owner;
2. provide documentation that owner, Luul Omar, has granted a power of attorney for her brother, Abdi Omar; and
3. maintain the property.

WHEREAS, compliance with these conditions was carefully reviewed by both the legislative hearing officer and the vacant building program manager and found to be acceptable, with the exception of the project bid which needs to be signed by both the contractor and property owner; and

WHEREAS, the City Council found on September 11, 2019 that the final condition was not met and therefore made a determination that the request for a stay should be denied; and

WHEREAS, the City Council continued the public hearing from September 11 to September 18, 2019 to give one last opportunity for a signed contract between the owner and contractor to be brought forward and this condition was met September 12, 2019;

WHEREAS, the Legislative Hearing Officer recommends that a stay in the implementation of RLH RR 19-18 be granted to January 1, 2020 to receive a Certificate of Code Compliance, as the last condition has been met; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the City Council denies accepts and adopts the Legislative Hearing Officer's recommen...

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