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File #: RLH RR 19-26    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Substantial Abatement Order Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 11/20/2019
Title: Ordering the rehabilitation or razing and removal of the structures at 578 LAFOND AVENUE within fifteen (15) days after the October 23, 2019 City Council public hearing. (Amend to grant 180 days)
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Substantial Abatement Orders, Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. 578 Lafond Ave.OTA 7-19-19, 2. 578 Lafond Ave.PH 8-23-19, 3. 578 Lafond Ave.SHPO Form 8-8-19, 4. 578 Lafond Ave.Fire Photos.11-16-17.pdf, 5. 578 Lafond Ave.Photos 11-21-17, 6. 578 Lafond Ave.Photos 7-18-19, 7. 578 Lafond.Johnson R-R Ltr.9-25-19, 8. 578 Lafond Ave.Cost of Repair.10-8-19.pdf, 9. 578 Lafond.Johnson R-R Ltr.10-9-19, 10. 578 Lafond Ave.Ben Johnson email & State Farm Structural Damage Claim.10-21-19.pdf, 11. 578 Lafond Ave.Chris Chinn email & Spire Account.10-18-19.pdf, 12. 578 Lafond Ave.Marcial Obregon email & TrueScope Cost of Repairs.10-21-19.pdf, 13. 578 Lafond Ave.Signed Page of the Cost of the Repair..pdf, 14. 578 Lafond Ave.Affidavit of Funds.9-24-19.pdf, 15. 578 Lafond Ave.Code Compliance Inspection Rpt.10-15-19, 16. 578 Lafond Ave.Ben Johnson Email.10-31-19.pdf, 17. 578 Lafond.Caravalho-Johnson R-R Ltr.10-31-19.pdf, 18. 578 Lafond Ave.Taylor-Owner Restoration Agreement.10-21-19.pdf, 19. 578 Lafond Ave.Ben Johnson email to LHO.11-7-19.pdf, 20. 578 Lafond Ave.Summary of loss.11-7-19.pdf, 21. 578 Lafond.Caravalho-Johnson R-R Ltr.11-7-19.pdf, 22. 578 Lafond.Caravalho-Johnson Revised R-R Ltr.11-7-19.pdf, 23. 578 Lafond Ave.Breakdown of Cost.11-12-19.pdf, 24. 578 Lafond Ave.Affidavit of Financial Doc.11-12-19.pdf, 25. 578 Lafond Ave.Affidavit of Available Funds.11-12-19.pdf, 26. 578 Lafond Ave.Dwelling RCV check.11-19-19.pdf
Related files: RLH RR 20-55, RLH TA 21-194, RLH RR 20-9
Ordering the rehabilitation or razing and removal of the structures at 578 LAFOND AVENUE within fifteen (15) days after the October 23, 2019 City Council public hearing. (Amend to grant 180 days)

AMENDED 11/13/19 and 11/20/19
WHEREAS, the Department of Safety and Inspections has determined that 578 LAFOND AVENUE is a nuisance building pursuant to Saint Paul Legislative Code §45.02 as 1) it is a vacant building as defined in §43.02; and 2) it has multiple housing code or building code violations or it has conditions constituting material endangerment as defined in §34.23, or it has a documented and confirmed history as a blighting influence in the community; and

WHEREAS, this property is legally described as follows, to wit: MICHEL'S SUBDIVISION OF BLK 5 EX E 30 FT; LOT 4 TOGETHER WITH ALL OF LOT 5 BLK 2; and

WHEREAS, based upon the records in the Ramsey County Recorder's Office and information on file or obtained by the Department of Safety and Inspections, the following are the owners, interested or responsible parties for the subject property as of July 19, 2019: Brent G. Johnson, PO Box 4603, St Paul MN 55104-0603; and Frogtown Neighborhood Association; and

WHEREAS, each of these parties was served a written order dated July 19, 2019 advising them of the basis for the determination that the subject property was a nuisance, and that the nuisance building was to be repaired or razed and removed by August 18, 2019; and

WHEREAS, this order informed the interested or responsible parties that they must repair or raze and remove the structures(s) located on the Subject Property by August 18, 2019; and

WHEREAS, a placard indicating the City’s order that this nuisance building be abated was posted on the building on July 22, 2019 in accordance with Saint Paul Legislative Code §45.11(2)c; and

WHEREAS, the nuisance condition was not corrected by August 18, 2019, and therefore an abatement hearing was scheduled before the City Council on Oc...

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