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File #: SR 20-137    Version: 1
Type: Staff Report Status: Archived
In control: Legislative Hearings
Final action: 12/22/2020
Title: Referring to Legislative Hearing review of a potential stay of enforcement of demolition for Amazing Homes Ecclesia LLC, represented by Michael Aderinkomi, for property at 1179 SEVENTH STREET EAST.
Sponsors: Nelsie Yang
Ward: Substantial Abatement Orders, Ward - 6
Attachments: 1. 1179 Seventh Street E.Aderinkomi Ltr.8-27-20.pdf, 2. 1179 Seventh Street E.Aderinkomi Ltr.9-4-20, 3. 1179 Seventh Street E.Aderinkomi R-R Ltr.9-11-20.pdf, 4. 1179 Seventh Street E.Aderinkomi R-R Ltr.9-30-20.pdf, 5. 1179 Seventh St E.Email and Cancellation of Contract.10-5-20.pdf, 6. 1179 Seventh St E.Email chain.10-6-20.pdf, 7. 1179 Seventh St E.Email chain.10-7-20.pdf, 8. 1179 Seventh St E.Email chain & Letter to Council.10-7-20.pdf, 9. 1179 Seventh St E.Zimny SHPO email.11-9-20, 10. 1179 Seventh St E.Vang-Aderinkomi email.12-3-20.pdf, 11. 1179 Seventh St E Resolution, 12. 1179 Seventh S E.Aderinkomi R-R Ltr.12-11-20, 13. 1179 Seventh St E.Oyinloye email to LH staff.12-9-20.pdf, 14. 1179 Seventh St E.Beacon email.12-23-20, 15. 1179 Seventh Street E.Aderinkomi Revised R-R Ltr.12-23-20
Related files: RLH RR 20-35, CO 19-32, RLH TA 19-556, RLH RR 19-23, RES 20-1529, RLH RR 20-40, RES 15-1207, RLH RR 21-44, RLH RR 21-1, SR 21-61, RLH RR 21-40

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Referring to Legislative Hearing review of a potential stay of enforcement of demolition for Amazing Homes Ecclesia LLC, represented by Michael Aderinkomi, for property at 1179 SEVENTH STREET EAST.

 

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WHEREAS, on August 12, 2020, the Saint Paul City Council adopted Council File RLH RR 19-23, which ordered the removal of 1179 Seventh Street East within 15 days; and

 

WHEREAS, following the Council decision on the matter a request was made by Michael Aderinkomi, Amazing Homes Ecclesia LLC, to review this case again and consider granting a stay of enforcement; and

 

WHEREAS, a letter to Mr. Aderinkomi was sent September 4, 2020 indicating the criteria against which his request for a stay of enforcement, which included,

 

1.                     initiating legal proceedings to cancel the Contract for Deed of the Apostolic Minnesota Church Assembly;

2.                     posting a $10,000 performance deposit with Department of Safety and Inspections; and

3.                     maintaining the property;

 

WHEREAS, the September 4, 2020 letter further indicated that if the above conditions were met, the legislative hearing officer would recommend the Council grant additional time for

 

4.                     selling of the property per Mr. Aderinkomi's stated intention;

5.                     providing a detailed scope of work and contractor bids (to be completed by purchaser/developer); and

6.                     providing evidence of financing sufficient to execute the scope of work (to be completed by purchaser/developer); and

 

WHEREAS, if all the above conditions are met, the Legislative Hearing Officer would recommend that the Council stay enforcement of Council File RLH RR 19-23, which ordered the removal of 1179 Seventh Street East within 15 days; and

 

WHEREAS, a legislative hearing was conducted on September 8, 2020 to review Mr. Aderinkomi's request in order to develop a recommendation for the Council on the request; and

 

WHEREAS, the Legislative Hearing Officer considered Michael Aderinkomi's request in the context of conditions 1-3 above being met by October 7, 2020 prior to Council consideration at 3:30 p.m. that day; and

 

WHEREAS, the Legislative Hearing Officer's recommendation is forthcoming pending the conditions being met by the deadline;

 

WHEREAS, the Legislative Hearing Officer finds that conditions 1-3 enumerated above have been met as of October 9, 2020; and

 

WHEREAS, the Legislative Hearing Officer recommends that the City Council stay enforcement of RLH RR 19-23 until January 1, 2021 in order that the contract for deed cancellation process may be completed and possible redevelopment plans be completed;

 

WHEREAS, the Legislative Hearing Officer requests that the City Council direct that a Legislative Hearing be conducted December 8, 2020 in order to assess progress in meeting conditions 4-6 enumerated above for later Council consideration of an additional stay of enforcement; Now, Therefore, Be It,

 

RESOLVED, that the Saint Paul City Council hereby stays enforcement of RLH RR 19-23 until January 1, 2021; and be it further

 

RESOLVED, the City Council directs that a Legislative Hearing be conducted December 8, 2020 in order to assess progress in meeting conditions 4-6 enumerated above for later Council consideration of an additional stay of enforcement; and be it finally

 

RESOLVED, the City Council directs the Legislative Hearing Officer to report back to Council with a recommendation on a potential additional stay of enforcement January 6, 2021.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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