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File #: RLH TA 20-271    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/17/2020
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 455 GRAND AVENUE. (File No. VB2009, Assessment No. 208810)
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 2
Related files: RLH VBR 19-6, RLH TA 19-728, RLH AR 20-82


Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 455 GRAND AVENUE. (File No. VB2009, Assessment No. 208810)


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH:  May 5, 2020

Time of LH:  9 AM

Date of CPH:  June 17, 2020


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $2127

Service Charge: $157

Total Assessment:  $2284

Gold Card Returned by:   Gwynne Evans

Type of Order/Fee:   VB fee

Nuisance:   unpaid VB fee

Date of Orders:   Registration Notice & Warning Letters sent December 5, 2019 & January 6, 2020

Work Order #: 19-001102, Inv # 1476951

Returned Mail?:  No

Comments:   Appealed filed on VB Reg File No. VBR 19-6. Per LHO-grant to 4/1/19 to get Fire C of O reinstated and 11/1/19 to get retaining wall in compliance; Appeal filed TA 19-728 for VB fee ratified and adopted by Council on January 8, 2020.  This is a VB since 1/4/19, Category 1 status; active permits and electrical finaled.

History of Orders on Property:



AMENDED 6/17/20

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 Vacant Building Registration fees billed during February 18 to December 20, 2019. (File No. VB2009, Assessment No. 208810) 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 reduced to $750 provided repairs are done by May 31, 2020.


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