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File #: RLH TA 20-203    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/3/2020
Title: Deleting the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 2175 BEECH STREET. (File No. CG2001E2, Assessment No. 200117)
Sponsors: Jane L. Prince
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 7
Attachments: 1. 2175 Beech Street.RE 2175 Beech Street Q4 2019 Assessment Error.3-17-2020, 2. 1275 Beech St. TA Ltr.4-17-20.pdf
Related files: RLH AR 20-79
Deleting the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 2175 BEECH STREET. (File No. CG2001E2, Assessment No. 200117)

Hearing Date(s)
Date of LH: 4/16/2020
Time of LH: 11:00 AM
Date of CPH: 6/3/2020

Tax Assessment Worksheet
Postcard Returned by: Raymond F Heyer
Cost: $187.36
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 am paying for one half of this bill. This is for the people renting from me. The other half would be for me and I have not put out garbage to haul since 1996. I have been hauling the garbage myself for 24 years. I do not wish to change. I do not liter or pollute and do not use a neighbor's cart. That would be dishonest. I will not pay any hauler for doing nothing and the hauler is being dishonest for sending me a bill for doing nothing. Why did no one ask the basic question "Do you have garbage to haul?" The city should have done that since I requested no cart. But they left me with one anyways.
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. This property is registered as a two family dwelling and therefore is required to have two garbage carts on site to recieve garbage hauling services. Staff records show that currently there are two 64-gallon carts at the property.

However, staff did notice that there was a slight discrepancy in billing. The original assessment was for $374.92, as the property was charged $220.96 for two 64-gallon carts with late fees and a back bill of $153.73. We have d...

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