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File #: RLH TA 19-926    Version: Name: 25 DELOS STREET WEST
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 3/11/2020
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 25 DELOS STREET WEST. (File No. CG1903A3-1, Assessment No. 190164)
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 2
Attachments: 1. 25 Delos St W. Email Communication with Property Owner. 11-19-2019, 2. 25 Delos St W. Email Communication with Republic Services.11.20.2019, 3. 25 Delos St W. Periodic Notice of Nonpayment.07-01-2019, 4. 25 Delos St W.chain emails.11-15-19.pdf
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Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 25 DELOS STREET WEST. (File No. CG1903A3-1, Assessment No. 190164)

Hearing Date(s)
Date of LH: 11/03/2019; 1/16/2020
Time of LH: 9:00:00 AM
Date of CPH: 3/11/2019

Tax Assessment Worksheet
Postcard Returned by: Chris Bryant
Cost: $354.29
Hauling Service(s) Provided: Garbage Service; Apr 1 - Jun 30 2019
Type of Order/Fee: Trash Hauling
Billing Time Period: 3rd Quarter of 2019 (July 1 - September 30)
Invoice Date(s): July 1 - September 30
Stated Reason for Appeal (if given): Resident stated that did not receive invoice for garbage hauling services until their Q3 invoice in June 2019. When they received their bill in the amount of $141.81, they paid that bill, aloing with all their previous overdue bills, which amounted to $308.08 in service fees + late fees totalling $48.55. In October 2019 resident recieved notice of a pending assessment of $356.63. They believe that they should not have to pay this since they already made the payment back in July 2019.

Staff Comments: After reviewing the Resident's complaint, City of Saint Paul found that Republic Services had been sending bills from Quarter 4 2018 until Quarter 2 2019 to the property address and not to the primary tax address at 1254 Dodd Rd. Therefore Staff recommends eliminating the late fees totaling $48.55 and reducing the assessment to $308.08. Since the payment by the resident was made in July, the Quarter 2 delinquent bill of $354.29 would have already been sent to the city. Therefore the payment would have been credited to the resident's account.

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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. CG1903A3-1, Assessment No. 190164) and the assessment roll including all properties for which these assessments are proposed ...

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