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File #: RLH TA 21-407    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 1/19/2022
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 101 COMO AVENUE. (File No. VB2202, Assessment No. 228801)
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. 101 Como Ave.Contested email.9-28-21.pdf, 2. 101 Como Ave.Fire report.6-18-20.pdf, 3. 101 Como Ave.Fire Photos.6-18-20.pdf, 4. 101 Como Ave.STAMP Bldg Permit Info.pdf
Related files: RLH TA 21-2, RLH TA 23-209, RLH AR 21-94


Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 101 COMO AVENUE. (File No. VB2202, Assessment No. 228801)


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH:  10/05/21

Time of LH:  9 AM

Date of CPH:  01/19/22


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $2127

Service Charge: $157

Total Assessment:  $2284

Gold Card Returned by:   Xin Zhou

Type of Order/Fee:   VB Fee

Nuisance:   unpaid VB fee

Date of Orders:  Registration Notice sent on 6/22/20, Warning Letter sent 7/22/20, Warning Letter sent 9/17/20, Renewal letter sent 5/20/21, Warning Letter sent 6/21/21-unpaid, went to OFS on 7/1/21

Work Order #: 20-044360, Inv # 1574140

Returned Mail?:  No

Comments:   Duplex Category 2 VB opened since 6/19/20 due to house fire.  6/19/20 - waive fee 90 days due to fire

History of Orders on Property: 6/3/20-garbage (resulted in PA EC), 5/28/20-tgw-in compliance, no action taken



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 Collection of Vacant Building Registration fees billed during November 19, 2020 to May 20, 2021. (File No. VB2202, Assessment No. 228801) 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 $2284 to $650.


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