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File #: RLH TA 19-802    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 2124 HIGHWOOD AVENUE. (File No. CG1903B2, Assessment No. 190126)
Sponsors: Jane L. Prince
Ward: Assessments, Nuisance Abatement, Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 7
Related files: RLH TA 19-524, RLH AR 19-123

Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 2124 HIGHWOOD AVENUE. (File No. CG1903B2, Assessment No. 190126)

Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH: 10/10/2019

Time of LH: 9:45 AM

Date of CPH: 11/13/2019

Tax Assessment Worksheet

Postcard Returned by: Michael Douglas

Cost: $198.52

Hauling Service(s) Provided: Garbage Service for 1 Medium Cart and 1 Large Cart; 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): Same reason given for the previous quarter.

Staff Comments: The stated reason for appeal from Quarter 1 2019 is as follows: "The ordinance should have been suspended back in October and the state statue only allows the city to assess one time per year." 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 or to share carts.


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. CG1903B2, Assessment No. 190126) 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 consi...

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