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File #: RLH TA 20-103    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 7/15/2020
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1865 MARGARET STREET. (File No. CG1904E2, Assessment No. 190161)
Sponsors: Jane L. Prince
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 7
Related files: RLH TA 19-586, RLH TA 20-261, RLH AR 20-33


Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1865 MARGARET STREET. (File No. CG1904E2, Assessment No. 190161)


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH: 1/30/2020

Time of LH: 11:00 AM

Date of CPH: 3/25/2020


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Postcard Returned by: Sharon Katas

Cost: $3.52

Hauling Service(s) Provided: Garbage Late Fee Small Cart; 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 unable to pay my garbage bill until the beginning of the second month of the quarter. My pera check does not arrive until the first of the month. Therefore I should not be charged a late fee.

Staff Comments: Under citywide garbage service all payments for each quarter are due on the 25th of the first month of the quarter. Bills paid after the 25 of the month will incur a late fee of 5%. The bill for Quarter 3 2019 was due on 07/25/2019. Resident stated that she paid her Quarter 3 2019 bill after 07/04/2019.



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. CG1904E2, Assessment No. 190161) 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 payable in one installment.


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