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File #: RLH TA 21-410    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council
Final action:
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 52 GERANIUM AVENUE WEST. (File No. J2203A, Assessment No. 228502) (Public hearing continued to September 28, 2022)
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 5
Attachments: 1. 52 Geranium Ave W.SA Letter and Photo.6-25-21.pdf, 2. 52 Geranium Ave W.Photo.7-2-21.pdf, 3. 52 Geranium Ave W.Aerial Map.10-18-21.pdf, 4. 52 Geranium Ave W.Google view.pdf
Related files: RLH AR 21-101


Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 52 GERANIUM AVENUE WEST. (File No. J2203A, Assessment No. 228502)  (Public hearing continued to September 28, 2022)


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH:  10/19/21

Time of LH:    9 AM

Date of CPH:  01/26/22


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $288

Service Charge: $162

Total Assessment:  $450

Gold Card Returned by:   Amanuel Mekonnen

Type of Order/Fee:   Summary Abatement Order

Nuisance:  bed frame from rear of property by alley

Date of Orders: 06/25/21

Compliance Date:  07/02/21

Re-Check Date: 7/2/21

Date Work Done: 7/6/21

Work Order #: 21-280223

Returned Mail?:   No.  Mails were sent to occupant and Amanuel Mekonnen at 52 Geranium Ave W, St Paul MN 55117

Comments:  Owner called and stated the bed frame were not his, didn't get notice of order.  Video:  bed frame as stated in SAO.  Staff has informed owner of bulky item pick up for future problem from hauler.

History of Orders on Property:  nothing since 6/25/18 for garbage which was abated by owner.  No history of appeal(s).



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 July 1 to 13, 2021. (File No. J2203A, Assessment No. 228502) 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 and continue public hearing to September 28, 2022 and if no same or similar violation(s), will reduce further from $225 to $100.


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