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File #: RLH TA 21-176    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 553 VAN BUREN AVENUE. (File No. J2017A1, Assessment No. 208554) (Public Hearing continued to October 6, 2021)
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. 553 Van Buren Ave.email chain.4-6-21.pdf, 2. 553 Van Buren Ave.Snow & Ice Letter.1-28-20.pdf, 3. 553 Van Buren Ave.Photos.1-31-20.pdf
Title
Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 553 VAN BUREN AVENUE. (File No. J2017A1, Assessment No. 208554) (Public Hearing continued to October 6, 2021)

Hearing Date(s)
Date of LH: 05/19/20; 4/6/21
Time of LH: 10 AM
Date of CPH: 7/8/20;

Tax Assessment Worksheet
Cost: $160
Service Charge: $162
Total Assessment: $322
Gold Card Returned by: Vivian Kang, E & K Real Estate Investments
Type of Order/Fee: Summary Abatement Order
Nuisance: Snow & Ice
Date of Orders: 01/28/20
Compliance Date: 1/30/20
Re-Check Date: 1/31/20-snow/ice remained upon inspection. WO sent, photos.
Date Work Done: 02/04/20
Work Order #: 20-009602
Returned Mail?: No. Mails were sent to Occupant, E&K Realty Estate Inv. 658 Thomas Ave, St Paul MN 55104
Comments: Snowfall chart: From 1/28 to Jan 31 there was .6 inches on 1/31/20. Last snow was 1/23/20 with 1 inch
History of Orders on Property: 10/20/20: garbage, 6/29/20-TGW (both abated by owner)

Body
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 3 to 14, 2020. (File No. J2017A1, Assessment No. 208554) 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 $322 to $222 as there was no subsequent violation , if no same similar violation(s) by...

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