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File #: RLH TA 20-447    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 793 COTTAGE AVENUE WEST. (File No. CG2002C1, Assessment No. 200128)
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 5
Attachments: 1. 793 Cottage Avenue West. FW 793 Cottage Ave W Q1 2020 Assessment Error. 7-15-2020
Related files: RLH AR 20-108
Deleting the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 793 COTTAGE AVENUE WEST. (File No. CG2002C1, Assessment No. 200128)

Hearing Date(s)
Date of LH: 7/16/2020
Time of LH: 10:00 AM
Date of CPH: 8/26/2020

Tax Assessment Worksheet
Postcard Returned by: Gary Kampmann
Cost: $7.92
Hauling Service(s) Provided: Garbage Service Late Fees; Jan-Mar 20
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: WM
Returned Mail/Notice Concerns?:
Stated Reason for Appeal (if given): Why is this still an issue? TheTrash Collection Co. is guilty period! Would you pay for a pickup and they didn't show up for over two weeks, of course not. This past winter during an ice storm, our trash sat in the street 2 1/2 weeks. So I deducted 2 payments. So what is the issue. I will not pay them for a service I did not receive.
Staff Comments: Hauler confirmed that there were no missed pick ups recorded during Quarter 1 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 outlining the costs and fees associated with Collection of Delinquent Garbage Bills for services during January to March 2020. (File No. CG2002C1, Assessment No. 200128) 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 ...

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