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File #: RLH RR 21-5    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Substantial Abatement Order Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/10/2021
Title: Ordering the razing and removal of the structures at 655 JESSAMINE AVENUE EAST within fifteen (15) days after the February 10, 2021, City Council Public Hearing.
Sponsors: Nelsie Yang
Ward: Substantial Abatement Orders, Ward - 6
Attachments: 1. 655 Jessamine Ave E.OTA 11-2-20, 2. 655 Jessamine Ave E.PH 12-11-20, 3. 655 Jessamine Ave E.SHPO Form 11-13-20, 4. 655 Jessamine Ave E.Photos 6-19-19, 5. 655 Jessamine Ave E.Photo 7-22-20, 6. 655 Jessamine Ave E.Photos 10-28-20, 7. 655 Jessamine Ave E.L&S 12-11-20.pdf, 8. 655 Jessamine Ave E.Ray R-R Ltr.1-15-21
Related files: RLH RR 21-13, RLH RR 21-15, RLH TA 21-129
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Ordering the razing and removal of the structures at 655 JESSAMINE AVENUE EAST within fifteen (15) days after the February 10, 2021, City Council Public Hearing.

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WHEREAS, the Department of Safety and Inspections has determined that 655 JESSAMINE AVENUE EAST is a nuisance building pursuant to Saint Paul Legislative Code §45.02 as 1) it is a vacant building as defined in §43.02; and 2) it has multiple housing code or building code violations or it has conditions constituting material endangerment as defined in §34.23, or it has a documented and confirmed history as a blighting influence in the community; and

WHEREAS, this property is legally described as follows, to wit: EVANS ADDITION LOT 20 BLK 3; and

WHEREAS, based upon the records in the Ramsey County Recorder's Office and information on file or obtained by the Department of Safety and Inspections, the following are the owners, interested or responsible parties for the subject property as of November 2, 2020: Eileen and John Ray, 1219 Bidwell St, St Paul MN 55108-2211; Payne Phalen District 5 Planning Council; and

WHEREAS, each of these parties was served a written order dated November 2, 2020 advising them of the basis for the determination that the subject property was a nuisance, and that the nuisance building was to be repaired or razed and removed by December 2, 2020; and

WHEREAS, this order informed the interested or responsible parties that they must repair or raze and remove the structures(s) located on the Subject Property by December 2, 2020; and

WHEREAS, a placard indicating the City’s order that this nuisance building be abated was posted on the building on November 3, 2020 in accordance with Saint Paul Legislative Code §45.11(2)c; and

WHEREAS, the nuisance condition was not corrected by December 2, 2020, and therefore an abatement hearing was scheduled before the City Council on February 10, 2021 and the owner or his duly authorized representative and any interested ...

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