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File #: RLH TA 19-773    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 11/13/2019
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1616 VICTORIA STREET NORTH. (File No. CG1903C2, Assessment No. 190130)
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Assessments, Nuisance Abatement, Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 5
Attachments: 1. 1616 Victoria St N.Photo Documentation from WM.4-22-19
Related files: RLH AR 19-129

Title

Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1616 VICTORIA STREET NORTH. (File No. CG1903C2, Assessment No. 190130)

 

Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH: 10/17/2019

Time of LH: 9:45 AM

Date of CPH: 11/13/2019

 

Tax Assessment Worksheet

Postcard Returned by: Richard Clem

Cost: $12.00

Hauling Service(s) Provided: Garbage Service; Apr 1 - Jun 30 2019

Type of Order/Fee: Trash Hauling

Billing Time Period: 2nd Quarter of 2019 (Apr 1 - Jun 30)

Invoice Date(s):

Returned Mail/Notice Concerns?:

Stated Reason for Appeal (if given): Amount for "additional bags" is unreasonable and arbitrarily set by hauler.

Staff Comments: According to information provided by Waste Management, the cart was open greater than 6" on 1/25/19. In the photo provided, however, staff does not see 4 extra bags. There is only 1 extra bag causing the cart to be propped open. Staff recommends reducing the assessment from $12.00 to $3.00 (the cost of one extra bag).

 

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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 April to June 2019. (File No. CG1903C2, Assessment No. 190130) 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 reduced from $12 to $3 and payable in one installment.

 

 

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