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File #: RLH TA 21-247    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/6/2021
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 779 LAFOND AVENUE. (File No. J2117A, Assessment No. 218526) (Public Hearing continued to October 6, 2021)
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. 779 Lafond Ave.SA Letter with Photo.1-26-21.pdf, 2. 779 Lafond Ave.Recheck photo.2-2-21.pdf
Related files: RES 21-456, RLH AR 21-51


Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 779 LAFOND AVENUE. (File No. J2117A, Assessment No. 218526)  (Public Hearing continued to October 6, 2021)


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH: 5/18/21

Time of LH:  9AM

Date of CPH:  7/7/21; 10/6/21


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $288

Service Charge: $162

Total Assessment:  $450

Gold Card Returned by:  Jennifer Thompson

Type of Order/Fee:  Summary Abatement Order

Nuisance:  Toilet rear of property by garage

Date of Orders: 1/26/21

Compliance Date: 2/2/21

Re-Check Date: 2/2/21-toilet remains

Date Work Done:  02/03/21

Work Order #: 21-234900

Returned Mail?: No.  Letters were sent to the occupant, Urbanski Rentals LLC, 1477 Selby Ave, St Paul MN 55104 & Athanasius LLC, 310 - 4th St S #5010, MPLS MN 55415

Comments:  Video:  toilet by the garage as shown in the photos taken.

History of Orders on Property: 9/11/20-garbage (WO done); 2 complaints in 2018 for snow and garbage which were abated by owner



AMENDED 10/6/21


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 1 to 11, 2021. (File No. J2117A1, Assessment No. 218546 File No. J2117A, Assessment No. 218526) 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 ratified and reduced from $450 to $225 as there was no subsequent violation if no same or similar violation(s) by October 6, 2021.


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