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File #: RLH RR 21-9    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Substantial Abatement Order Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 5/5/2021
Title: Ordering the rehabilitation or razing and removal of the structures at 1816 MINNEHAHA AVENUE EAST within fifteen (15) days after the March 10, 2021, City Council Public Hearing. (Amend to grant 30 days for removal with no option for repair)
Sponsors: Jane L. Prince
Ward: Substantial Abatement Orders, Ward - 7
Attachments: 1. 1816 Minnehaha Ave E.OTA 12-7-20, 2. 1816 Minnehaha Ave E.PH 1-8-21, 3. 1816 Minnehaha Ave E.SHPO Form 12-4-20, 4. 1816 Minnehaha Ave E.Photos 7-22-17, 5. 1816 Minnehaha Ave E.Photos.9-22-17.pdf, 6. 1816 Minnehaha Ave E.Photos 12-2-20, 7. 1816 Minnehaha Ave E.Expired CCI Report.1-15-18.pdf, 8. 1816 Minnehaha Ave E.Code Compliance Report 1-26-21.pdf, 9. 1816 Minnehaha Ave.Drexler Statement.2-8-21, 10. 1816 Minnehaha Ave E.L S 1-8-21.pdf, 11. 1816 Minnehaha Ave E.Drexler R-R Ltr.2-12-20, 12. 1816 Minnehaha Ave E.Drexler R-R Ltr.3-12-21, 13. 1816 Minnehaha Ave E.Drexler R-R Ltr.4-16-21, 14. 1816 Minnehaha Ave E.Drexler Zimny email.4-19-21, 15. 1816 Minnehaha Ave E.Drexler R-R Ltr.4-30-21
Related files: RLH VBR 18-70, RLH VBR 17-67, RLH TA 18-160, RLH TA 19-136, RLH TA 20-90, CO 20-93
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Ordering the rehabilitation or razing and removal of the structures at 1816 MINNEHAHA AVENUE EAST within fifteen (15) days after the March 10, 2021, City Council Public Hearing. (Amend to grant 30 days for removal with no option for repair)

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AMENDED 5/5/21

WHEREAS, the Department of Safety and Inspections has determined that 1816 MINNEHAHA AVEUE 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: ROBERT L WARE'S EASTERN HGTS LOT 18 BLK 2; 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 7, 2020: Mark J Drexler, 1140 Glendon St N, Maplewood MN 55119-3631; Firefly Federal Credit Union, 1400 Riverwood Drive, Burnsville MN 55337; and District 1 Community Council; and

WHEREAS, each of these parties was served a written order dated December 7, 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 6, 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 6, 2021; and

WHEREAS, a placard indicating the City’s order that this nuisance building be abated was posted on the building on December 8, 2020 in accordance with Saint Paul Legislative Code §45.11(2)c; and

WHEREAS, the nuisance condition was not corrected by January 6,...

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