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File #: RLH TA 21-9    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 3/17/2021
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1836 IGLEHART AVENUE. (File No. CG2004A5, Assessment No. 200167)
Sponsors: Mitra Jalali
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 4
Attachments: 1. 1834 Iglehart Avenue. Letter and Invoice & Final Notice. 10-29-2020
Related files: RLH AR 21-15
Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1836 IGLEHART AVENUE. (File No. CG2004A5, Assessment No. 200167)

Hearing Date(s)
Date of LH: 1/21/2021
Time of LH: 9:00 AM
Date of CPH: 3/17/2021

Tax Assessment Worksheet
Postcard Returned by: Gregg Eichenfield
Cost: $2.88
Hauling Service(s) Provided: Q3 2020 Delinquent Garbage Bill; Service provided July-September 2020
Type of Order/Fee: Trash Hauling
Billing Time Period: 3rd Quarter of 2020 (July 1 - Sept 30)
Invoice Date(s): July 1 - Sept 30
Garbage Hauler: Advanced Disposal Services
Returned Mail/Notice Concerns?:
Stated Reason for Appeal (if given): Not going to happen. I explained to company that mail was delayed (see STRIB/CNN/FOX/CNBC for info on issues with mail delivery problem in Chicago) during this time. Payment mailed 7/25/2020.

Staff Comments: Under the current city contract, all haulers are able to charge late fees for payments that are received after the invoice due date. As the payment for the Q3 2020 invoice was received after July 25, 2020, the hauler was correct in charging a late fee of $2.88.
The solid waste program is only able to recommend removing late fees due to a delay when the delay is a direct result of an error made by the city of the hauler. Therefore, as the delay was due to a circumstance outside the city or the hauler's control, staff recommends approving the assessment.

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 Delinquent Garbage Bills for services during July to September 2020. (File No. CG2004A5, Assessment No. 200167) 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 th...

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