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File #: RLH VBR 21-40    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Vacant Building Registration Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 7/7/2021
Title: Appeal of Anne Kreiser, agent for Kraus-Anderson, to a Vacant Building Registration Fee Warning Letter at 1450 UNIVERSITY AVENUE WEST.
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Vacant Building Registration, Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. 1450 University Ave W.appeal.6-15-21, 2. 1450 University Ave.Kreiser Ltr.6-25-21
Related files: RES 19-272

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Appeal of Anne Kreiser, agent for Kraus-Anderson, to a Vacant Building Registration Fee Warning Letter at 1450 UNIVERSITY AVENUE WEST.

 

Date/Time of 1st LH:  Tuesday, June 22, 2021, teleconference between 2:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Purpose of Appeal:  Kraus-Anderson is the owner/manager for the property known as Midway Marketplace. The building located at 1450 University Avenue, St. Paul, is no longer vacant.  The building was previously occupied by Walmart. We have a new tenant that is in the process of building out the space. The new tenant is At Home and they have an expected open date of August 1, 2021. -Anne Kreiser, as agent for owner.

Date of Order(s) Under Appeal:  June 4, 2021

Inspector/Key Staff:  Matt Dornfeld

Legislative Hearing Staff Comments:  VB Cat 1 opened on 5/6/20 due to a 2-inch sprinkler branch line in the ceiling of the atrium that had frozen and broken at a pipe joint and began to leak once the ice plug thawed

 

Body

WHEREAS, in the matter of the Appeal of Anne Kreiser, agent for Kraus-Anderson, to a Vacant Building Registration Fee Warning Letter at 1450 UNIVERSITY AVENUE WEST, the Legislative Hearing Officer has reviewed the appeal and considered the testimony of City staff and the appellant; and

 

WHEREAS, the Legislative Hearing Officer recommends that the City Council waive the vacant building fee for 90 days until September 4, 2021; Now, Therefore, Be It

 

RESOLVED, that the Saint Paul City Council hereby accepts and adopts the Legislative Hearing Officer's recommendation in this matter.

 

 

 

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