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File #: RLH TA 20-35    Version:
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 1562 GOODRICH AVENUE. (File No. CG1904A2, Assessment No. 190145)
Sponsors: Chris Tolbert
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 3
Attachments: 1. 1562 Goodrich Ave.Q3 Invoice and Final Notice & Citizen Letter.12-23-2019
Related files: RLH TA 19-737, RLH TA 20-384, RLH TA 20-599, RLH AR 20-15

Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1562 GOODRICH AVENUE. (File No. CG1904A2, Assessment No. 190145)

Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH: 1/16/2020

Time of LH: 9:00 AM

Date of CPH: 3/11/2020

Tax Assessment Worksheet

Postcard Returned by: Deming Trustee, Kathleen

Cost: $69.95

Hauling Service(s) Provided: Garbage Service; Jul 1 - Sep 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

Returned Mail/Notice Concerns?:

Stated Reason for Appeal (if given): I have never had one piece of garbage collected, and returned my cart to City Hall before collection started (so billing is fraud). This is extortion - a threat for service not used.

Staff Comments: 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. The property currently is currently signed up for service for a  1 35-gallon small cart with every other week pick-up. If the property owner wishes to change to a smaller size, staff can help arrange this with the hauler. The property owner is responsible for paying the outstanding charge, as garbage service was provided from July - September 2019.


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 July to September 2019. (File No. CG1904A2, Assessment No. 190145) 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 a...

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