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File #: RLH RR 21-10    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Substantial Abatement Order Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 4/28/2021
Title: Ordering the rehabilitation or razing and removal of the structures at 521 YORK AVENUE within fifteen (15) days after the March 10, 2021, City Council Public Hearing. (Amend to 180 days)
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Substantial Abatement Orders, Ward - 5
Attachments: 1. 521 York Ave.OTA 12-3-20, 2. 521 York Ave.PH 1-8-21, 3. 521 York Ave.SHPO 11-25-20, 4. 521 York Ave.Photos 8-1-19, 5. 521 York Ave.Photos 11-18-20, 6. 521 York L S w STAMP Notes ao 2-8-21.pdf, 7. 521 York Ave.L S 1-12-21.pdf, 8. 521 York Ave.Griffin R-R Ltr.2-10-21, 9. 521 York Ave.Griffin Revised R-R Ltr.2-12-21, 10. 521 York Ave.Code Compliance Report 2-18-21.pdf, 11. 521 York Avenue.Griffin R-R Ltr.3-12-21, 12. 521 York Ave.final docs.4-13-21, 13. 521 York Avenue.Griffin R-R Ltr.4-16-.21, 14. 521 York Ave.Updated Workplan & Evidence of Financing.4-21-21, 15. 521 York Avenue.Griffin R-R Ltr.4-29-21, 16. 521 York Avenue.Griffin Revised R-R Ltr.5-17-21, 17. 521 York.Griffin returned mail
Related files: CO 20-84, RLH RR 21-43, RLH RR 22-35
Title
Ordering the rehabilitation or razing and removal of the structures at 521 YORK AVENUE within fifteen (15) days after the March 10, 2021, City Council Public Hearing. (Amend to 180 days)

Body
AMENDED 4/28/21
WHEREAS, the Department of Safety and Inspections has determined that 521 YORK AVENUE 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: EDMUND RICE'S FIRST ADDITION W 1/3 OF LOTS 23 AND LOT 24 BLK 13; 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 December 30, 2020: Maurice L Griffin, PO Box 803, Willernie, MN 55090; and Payne Phalen District 5 Planning Council; and

WHEREAS, each of these parties was served a written order dated December 3, 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 January 2, 2021; 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 January 2, 2021; and

WHEREAS, a placard indicating the City’s order that this nuisance building be abated was posted on the building on December 4, 2020 in accordance with Saint Paul Legislative Code §45.11(2)c; and

WHEREAS, the nuisance condition was not corrected by January 2, 2021, and therefore an abatement hearing was scheduled before the City Council on March 10, 2021 and the owner ...

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