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File #: RLH RR 20-39    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Substantial Abatement Order Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 11/4/2020
Title: Making finding on the appealed substantial abatement ordered for 2022 STILLWATER AVENUE in Council File RLH RR 20-15.
Sponsors: Jane L. Prince
Ward: Substantial Abatement Orders, Ward - 7
Attachments: 1. 2022 Stillwater Ave.Making Finding Notice of Hearing Ltr.9-17-20.pdf, 2. 2022 Stillwater Ave.Theng R-R Ltr.10-16-20, 3. 2022 Stillwater Ave.Financial and Work Plan10-27-20
Related files: CO 20-1, RLH RR 20-15, RLH TA 11-451, RLH RR 21-3, RLH RR 21-29


Making finding on the appealed substantial abatement ordered for 2022 STILLWATER AVENUE in Council File RLH RR 20-15.



AMENDED 11/4/2020


WHEREAS, the City Council adopted RLH RR 20-15 on April 8, 2020 which granted 180 days to repair the structure, correct all of the deficiencies listed in the Order to Abate Nuisance Building and the Code Compliance Report at 2022 Stillwater Avenue; and


WHEREAS, the Legislative Hearing Officer reviewed this case on October 13, 2020 to determine if the owner and/or responsible party abated the nuisance conditions and found these conditions were not abated and with the building inspector reported 50% of the rehabilitation is completed; and


WHEREAS,  the Legislative Hearing Officer recommends that the City Council continue the current $5,000 performance deposit and grant an additional 180 days to complete the rehabilitation or removal of the property, if the owner submits: 1) updated work plan, bids and schedule to complete the rehabilitation; 2) updated financial information demonstrating the capacity to finish the work, or evidence the contractors have been paid in full; 3) the vacant building fee must be paid before additional permits will be issued;


WHEREAS, the Legislative Hearing Officer's recommendation is forthcoming pending the results of the above conditions being met to grant to January 1, 2021, noting that 1) evidence some of the contractors have been paid in full was not presented; and 2) the revised work plan indicates the property's rehabilitation will be completed by the end of November, 2020; now, therefore, be it


RESOLVED, that the Saint Paul City Council adopts the finding of the legislative hearing officer that the nuisance condition is not abated and grants an additional 180 60 days, to April 28 January 1, 2021 to rehabilitate or remove the structure, pending the above-listed conditions being met October 27, 2020; and Be It Further


RESOLVED, that the Saint Paul City Council continues the $5,000 performance deposit posted April 2, 2020 with the Department of Safety and Inspections through January 27, 2021; and Be It Further


RESOLVED, that a Legislative Hearing is scheduled for January 12, 2021 at which owners, interested parties and Department of Safety and Inspection staff will present information on the current building conditions and progress toward abatement of the dangerous/nuisance conditions and the resulting findings will be presented to the City Council at a public hearing on January 27, 2021 for its consideration; and, be it further


RESOLVED, that if the necessary corrective action has not been taken within the time allotted, the Department of Safety and Inspections is may be authorized to take those steps necessary to raze and remove this structure and to charge the costs incurred in accordance with Saint Paul Legislative Code §45.12(4).  Any personal property or fixtures of any kind shall be removed by the owners, interested parties or responsible parties prior to the resolution compliance date or it will be considered to be abandoned and the City of Saint Paul shall remove and dispose of such property as it deems appropriate; and, be it finally


RESOLVED, that this resolution shall be served on any of the parties required to be notified in Saint Paul Legislative Code §45.12(4).



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