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File #: RLH TA 20-298    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/10/2020
Title: Deleting the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 704-706 BLAIR AVENUE. (File No. CG1904E3, Assessment No. 190162)
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. 706 Blair Avenue. 706 Blair Ave. 4-27-2020, 2. 706 Blair Avenue. FW 706 Blair Avenue Q4 2019 Assessment Error.4-27-2020, 3. 706 Blair Avenue. Notice of Nonpayment 4.03.2020.4-21-2020, 4. 706 Blair Avenue. RE Contact inormation for Clare Pillsbury.4-21-2020, 5. 706 Blair Avenue. Republic Email Acct Balance April 2020. 4-21-2020, 6. 706 Blair Avenue. Republic letter 1.20.19. 4-21-2020, 7. 706 Blair Avenue. Republic payments 10.15.18-, 8. 706 Blair Avenue.Bill for 704 Blair Avenue.4-21-2020
Related files: RLH TA 20-513
Deleting the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 704-706 BLAIR AVENUE. (File No. CG1904E3, Assessment No. 190162)

Hearing Date(s)
Date of LH: 2/06/2020; 4/30/2020
Time of LH: 9:00 AM
Date of CPH:

Tax Assessment Worksheet
Postcard Returned by: Erik R Veblen
Cost: $217.02
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 am the landlord for this property. The tenant is responsible for paying this bill. I have been receiving notices that the bill was going unpaid. I have responded to the garbage Company in writing and on the phone many times, I have requested copies of the bill. I have never received copies of the past due bills/ charges. When I spoke to the representative of the Company (and her supervisor) they assured me they would get back to me. They have not. I believe the property is being double charged but cannot be certain because I have not seen the bills. The property is currently a two family dwelling. However, during Q3 2019, it was being billed for two accounts; 704 Blair Avenue and 706 Blair Avenue. While 704 Blair Avenue was only being charged for a 35 gallon cart with every other week service, 706 Blair Avenue was being charged for a 64-gallon cart and a 96 gallon cart. This means that my property was being charged for three separate carts when it should only be charged for two separate carts. I finally took the service out of the tenants name and put it in mine approx Jan 1 2020, The current charges are in control.

Staff Comments: Staff was able to confirm that hauler has been erroneously billing two separate accounts for the property starting in May 2019. The account in question is listed as 706 Blair Avenue and was being charged for both a 64-gallon cart and a 96-gallon cart. The other account for ...

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