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File #: RLH TA 21-2    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/24/2021
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 101 COMO AVENUE. (File No. VB2104, Assessment No. 218803)
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. 101 Como Ave.Fire report.6-18-20.pdf, 2. 101 Como Ave.Fire Photos.6-18-20.pdf, 3. 101 Como Ave.Condemnation Ltr.6-18-20.pdf, 4. 101 Como Ave.Zhou email.1-6-21
Related files: RLH TA 23-209, RLH TA 21-407, RLH AR 21-1


Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 101 COMO AVENUE. (File No. VB2104, Assessment No. 218803)


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH: 01/05/21

Time of LH:  9 AM

Date of CPH:  02/24/21


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $2127

Service Charge: $157

Total Assessment:  $2284

Gold Card Returned by:   Xin  (owner is Zin Zhou)

Type of Order/Fee:  VB fee

Nuisance:   unpaid VB fee

Work Order #:   20-044360, Inv #150711

Returned Mail?:  No

Comments:   VB Category 1 duplex opened on 6/19/20 due to fire on 6/18/20 and revocation from Fire C of O, Fire was on exterior deck.  On 6/19/20, 90 day waiver due to the fire.

History of Orders on Property:


Legislative Hearing Staff Comments

waiting to hear back if owner wants payments divided over 5 years.



AMENDED 2/24/21


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 Vacant Building Registration fees billed during February 18 to August 13, 2020. (File No. VB2104, Assessment No. 218803) 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 improvement, and said assessment having been further considered by the Council and having been considered financially satisfactory; Now, Therefore, Be It


RESOLVED, that pursuant to Chapter 14 of the Saint Paul City Charter, said assessment is hereby ratified and payable in one installment reduced the assessment from $2,284 to $1,142 if permits are finaled by February 24, 2021.


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