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File #: RLH TA 20-240    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 7/22/2020
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1083 BRADLEY STREET. (File No. CG2001D2, Assessment No. 200113)
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 5
Attachments: 1. 1083 Breadley Street. Unemployment Eligibility 2018.4-03-2020, 2. 1083 Bradley St.Zimny email.4-22-20
Related files: RLH AR 20-75
Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1083 BRADLEY STREET. (File No. CG2001D2, Assessment No. 200113)

Hearing Date(s)
Date of LH: 4/16/2020
Time of LH: 9:00 AM
Date of CPH: 6/3/2020

Tax Assessment Worksheet
Postcard Returned by: Brent Rekstad
Cost: $109.64
Hauling Service(s) Provided: Garbage Service Q4 Oct 1-Dec 31 2019
Type of Order/Fee: Trash Hauling
Billing Time Period: 4th Quarter of 2019 (October 1 - December 31)
Invoice Date(s): October 1 - December 31
Returned Mail/Notice Concerns?:
Stated Reason for Appeal (if given): I have been unemployed since this program started in October 2018. I do not think it's fair to assess and force a fee on someone when they are going through a financial hardship and who doesn't have the ability to pay. It's completely unfair to force someone to pay for something that I don't need nor do I want nor can I afford to pay. I have other more pertinent bills to pay and am looking to cut costs wherever I can.
Staff Comments: Under citywide garbage service, all residential properties with up to four units, including rental homes and town homes, 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. Any garbage service provided must be paid for by the property owner. Staff recommends approving the assessment.

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 October to December 2019. (File No. CG2001D2, Assessment No. 200113) 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 devel...

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