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File #: RLH TA 20-477    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 899 GERMAIN STREET. (File No. CG2002C3, Assessment No. 200130)
Sponsors: Nelsie Yang
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 6
Attachments: 1. 1188 Edgerton Street. RE Remove Pending Q1 Assessment 1188 Edgerton. 7-21-2020
Related files: RLH TA 18-675, RLH TA 18-618, RLH AR 20-109
Title
Deleting the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 899 GERMAIN STREET. (File No. CG2002C3, Assessment No. 200130)

Hearing Date(s)
Date of LH: 7/16/2020; 7/30/2020
Time of LH: 11:00 AM
Date of CPH: 8/26/2020

Tax Assessment Worksheet
Postcard Returned by: James Patrick Osullivan
Cost: $110.48
Hauling Service(s) Provided: Garbage Service and Late Fees, Large, Weekly; 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: Advanced
Returned Mail/Notice Concerns?:
Stated Reason for Appeal (if given): City Staff noticed the assessment during routine assessment/update work. They were confused as to why there were assessments for the property since it has been vacant since 2017, which is prior to the coordinated collection program starting. This property has been on all our updates (back to September 18) as having zero residential units.
Staff Comments: Staff confirmed with hauler that the reinstatement of garbage service was due to a misinterpretation of a work order on a hauler updated submitted by the City. The work order stated: 12/26/19: Land use change, no work order as it was vacant. As the property was vacant during Quarter 1 2020, staff recommends removing the assessment.

Body
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. CG2002C3, Assessment No. 200130) 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 imp...

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