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File #: RLH VBR 20-50    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Vacant Building Registration Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/21/2020
Title: Appeal of Robert Clapp, on behalf of 700 Minnehaha LLC, to a Vacant Building Registration Fee at 700 MINNEHAHA AVENUE EAST. (To be referred back to Legislative Hearing on October 6, 2020)
Sponsors: Jane L. Prince
Ward: Vacant Building Registration, Ward - 7
Attachments: 1. 700 Minnehaha Ave E.appeal.7-17-20, 2. 700 Minnehaha Ave E.Revocation Notice.5-21-20.pdf, 3. 700 Minnehaha Ave E.Photos.2-20-19.pdf, 4. 700 Minnehaha Ave E.email 7-16-20, 5. 700 Minnehaha Ave E.Clapp Ltr.7-31-20.pdf, 6. 700 Minnehaha Ave E.Clapp Ltr.8-13-20.pdf, 7. 700 Minnehaha Ave E.Clapp Revised Ltr.8-24-20.pdf, 8. 700 Minnehaha Ave E.Team Inspection 8-25-20.pdf, 9. 700 Minnehaha Ave E.Clapp Ltr.9-18-20, 10. 700 Minnehaha Ave E.Clapp Ltr.10-9-20, 11. 700 Minnehaha Ave E.Clapp zimny email.10-6-20

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Appeal of Robert Clapp, on behalf of 700 Minnehaha LLC, to a Vacant Building Registration Fee at 700 MINNEHAHA AVENUE EAST.  (To be referred back to Legislative Hearing on October 6, 2020)

 

Date/Time of 1st LH:  Tuesday, July 28, 2020, teleconference call between 2:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Purpose of Appeal:  We are writing this letter to support our Application for Appeal to remove the vacant building status for the property located at 700 Minnehaha Avenue East.  We hope to provide background and clarity on the events leading up to vacant building status.  More importantly, we want to outline our future plans and steps we will take to ensure the city that this situation will not arise again in the future. 

Date of Order(s) Under Appeal:  June 22, 2020

Inspector/Key Staff:  James Hoffman

Legislative Hearing Staff Comments:  Staff accepted this appeal due to Brian Schmidt's e-mail dated 7/16/20.

 

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WHEREAS, in the matter of the Appeal of Robert Clapp, on behalf of 700 Minnehaha LLC, to a Vacant Building Registration Fee at 700 MINNEHAHA AVENUE EAST, the Legislative Hearing Officer has reviewed the appeal and considered the testimony of City staff and the appellant; and

 

WHEREAS, the Legislative Hearing Officer recommends that the City Council deny the appeal; Now, Therefore, Be It

 

RESOLVED, that the Saint Paul City Council hereby accepts and adopts the Legislative Hearing Officer's recommendation in this matter.

 

 

 

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