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File #: RLH TA 21-239    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 7/7/2021
Title: Deleting the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 77 COOK AVENUE WEST. (File No. J2118A, Assessment No. 218527)
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 5
Attachments: 1. 77 Cook Ave W.SA Letter & Photo.2-8-21.pdf, 2. 77 Cook Ave W.Photos.2-16-21.pdf
Related files: RLH AR 21-52, RLH TA 21-362


Deleting the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 77 COOK AVENUE WEST. (File No. J2118A, Assessment No. 218527)


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH:  05/18/21

Time of LH:  10 AM

Date of CPH:  07/07/21


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $450

Service Charge: $162

Total Assessment:  $612

Gold Card Returned by:   Paul Nguyen

Type of Order/Fee:  Summary Abatement Order

Nuisance:  To remove all garbage and debris on rear deck and near garage

Date of Orders:  02/08/21

Compliance Date:  02/15/21

Re-Check Date:   02/16/21-some attempt made but still on deck/trash container with scattered garbage in rear yard

Date Work Done:  02/18/21

Work Order #: 21-237806

Returned Mail?:  No.  But letters were only sent to Occupant at 77 Cook Ave W and Paul Nguyen at 77 Cook Ave W.  RCPT has Paul Nguyen at 79 Cook Ave W. (no letter was sent to this address)  (79 and 77 Cook Ave W have one parcel ID)

Comments:  Video shown:  plastic tote, garbage, cardboard boxes all covered in snow near gray garbage container and deck and on deck, garbage near the garage

History of Orders on Property: 12/2/20-vehicle (2 ECs were issued before vehicle was finally compliance on 2/3/21), 11/18/20-garbage (no WO), 5/20/20-garbage (no wo), 8/15/19-vehicle (no wo), 7/12/19-garbage (wo) - this is for 77 Cook Ave W

8/28/19-vehicle (abated by owner) - this is for 79 Cook Ave W.



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 Property Clean Up services during February 16 to 25, 2021. (File No. J2118A, Assessment No. 218527) 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 deleted.


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