Saint Paul logo
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: Ord 21-45    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 11/17/2021
Title: Amending Chapter 64 of the Administrative Code to update deferral language, delete sewer separation references, and update assessment procedures.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Title
Amending Chapter 64 of the Administrative Code to update deferral language, delete sewer separation references, and update assessment procedures.

Body
WHEREAS, per Minnesota Statutes, Section 435.193, any county, statutory or home rule charter city, or town, making a special assessment may, at its discretion, defer the payment of that assessment for any homesteaded property; and

WHEREAS, this law requires that in order to defer such assessments, cities must pass an ordinance or resolution, to permit deferral of special assessments for persons owning and homesteading property who are sixty-five (65) years of age or older; or retired by virtue of a permanent and total disability, or who is a member of the Minnesota National Guard or other military reserves who is ordered into active military service, for whom it would be a hardship to make payments on special assessments levied upon said homesteaded property; and

WHEREAS, the City adopted an ordinance pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 435.193, Saint Paul Administrative Code Chapter 64, which states any person sixty-five (65) years of age or older, or retired by virtue of a permanent and total disability for whom it would be a hardship to make the payments, owning and homesteading property, and which person meets the qualifications of hardship as defined herein, may defer assessments levied under Chapter 64; and

WHEREAS, the Council now desires to add military persons to its eligibility list and to clarify the procedures to be followed and the types of assessments that are eligible for deferral, leaving unchanged the definition of hardship; and

WHEREAS, the Council desires to revise Chapter 64 to clarify notice and public hearing procedures, and make procedures among similar ordinances the same; now, therefore,

The City Saint Paul does ordain that Chapter 64, Levying and Collection of Special Assessments for Local Improvements, is hereby amended to read as follows:

SECTION 1

Section 64....

Click here for full text
Date NameDistrictOpinionCommentAction
No records to display.