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File #: RLH TA 20-145    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 4/1/2020
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1048 CENTRAL AVENUE WEST. (File No. J2012A, Assessment No. 208511)
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. 1048 Central Ave W.SA Letter.11-14-19.pdf, 2. 1048 Central Ave W.SA Letter.11-7-19.pdf, 3. 1048 Central Ave W.Photos.11-22-19.pdf, 4. 1048 Central Ave W.Lin -Zimny email.2-21-20
Related files: RLH AR 20-45


Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1048 CENTRAL AVENUE WEST. (File No. J2012A, Assessment No. 208511)


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH: 02/18/20

Time of LH:  10AM

Date of CPH:  04/01/20


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $344

Service Charge: $162

Total Assessment:  $506

Gold Card Returned by:   Kai Lin

Type of Order/Fee:   Summary Abatement Order

Nuisance:  Discarded furniture on blvd

Date of Orders:   November 14, 2019

Compliance Date: November 21, 2019

Re-Check Date:   November 22, 2019

Date Work Done:  November 22, 2019

Work Order #:  19-103316

Returned Mail?:  No

Comments:  SA also written on November 7, 2019 for same issue

History of Orders on Property:  nothing since 4/5/18 for snow walk complt (done by owner)



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 Property Clean Up services during November 14 to 26, 2019. (File No. J2012A, Assessment No. 208511) 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.


Date NameDistrictOpinionCommentAction
3/30/2020 7:10 AMEric Lein  Against $506 to haul away TWO COUCHES abandoned by tenants of this rental property. (What happened to Free Bulkies?) And, given this officially do***ented VERY HIGH cost of cleaning up after messy tenants, it is NOT reasonable for the City to set maximum security deposits at a barely adequate one month's rent (as proposed in ORDINANCE 20-14, Tenant Protections). +1