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File #: RLH TA 20-445    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/26/2020
Title: Deleting the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 2101 DUDLEY AVENUE. (File No. CG2002B3, Assessment No. 200126)
Sponsors: Mitra Jalali
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 4
Attachments: 1. 2101 Dudley Avenue. Aspen Invoice History. 06-30-2020, 2. 2101 Dudley Avenue. Missed Pick Ups. 07-01-2020, 3. 2101 Dudley Avenue. Q2 2020 Payment. 06-30-2020, 4. 2101 Dudley Avenue. RE 2101 Dudley Ave Q1 2020 Assessment Error. 7-15-2020, 5. 2101 Dudley Avenue. Vacation Hold Request. 06-30-2020, 6. 2101 Dudley Avenue. Written Testimony. 06-30-2020
Related files: RLH AR 20-107
Deleting the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 2101 DUDLEY AVENUE. (File No. CG2002B3, Assessment No. 200126)

Hearing Date(s)
Date of LH: 7/16/2020
Time of LH: 9:00 AM
Date of CPH: 8/26/2020

Tax Assessment Worksheet
Postcard Returned by: Henry Patterson
Cost: $66.20
Hauling Service(s) Provided: Garbage Service Small Cart EOW; 3 Late Fees; Jan 1-Mar 31 2020
Type of Order/Fee: Trash Hauling
Billing Time Period: 1st Quarter of 2020 (January 1 - March 31)
Invoice Date(s): January 1 - March 31
Garbage Hauler: Aspen
Returned Mail/Notice Concerns?:
Stated Reason for Appeal (if given): Property owner requested a vacation hold from January - late March in December 2019. The only pick up made by Aspen Waste during this period was on March 30, 2020. However, property owner is still being charge for Q1 2020. When they called Aspen to complain, the customer service representative stated that they had no record of a request for a vacation hold and stated that the property owner should have mailed or emailed the request in December. However, the property owner was not informed of this at the time.
Staff Comments: Hauler confirmed that they did not receive a service hold request for this customer back in December for Quarter 1 2020 service. It is true that the trash was not picked up during Quarter 1 2020. However, this was due to the fact that the garbage cart was not placed out for collection rather than the a service hold. The hauler stated that property owner did call the hauler on 05/01/2020 to request a service hold. However the initial reason for the service hold was due to the fact that the property owner did not generate a lot of trash and therefore did not use the service. There has since been a service hold placed on the account for 5/18/2020 -8/03/2020. Therefore 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 outl...

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