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File #: RLH TA 21-359    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/16/2022
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 603 VAN BUREN AVENUE. (File No. J2124A, Assessment No. 218543) (Public hearing continued to February 16, 2022)
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. 603 Van Buren Ave.SA Letter.4-23-21.pdf, 2. 603 Van Buren Ave.Photos.4-23-21.pdf, 3. 603 Van Buren Ave.EC Letter and Bill.4-28-21.pdf, 4. 603 Van Buren Ave.Photo.4-28-21.pdf, 5. 603 Van Buren Ave.Photos.5-11-21.pdf, 6. 603 Van Buren Ave.Zimny email.8-23-21
Related files: RLH FOW 11-119, RLH TA 13-350, RLH AR 21-82


Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 603 VAN BUREN AVENUE. (File No. J2124A, Assessment No. 218543)  (Public hearing continued to February 16, 2022)


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH:  08/17/21

Time of LH:  10AM

Date of CPH:  10/6/21


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $344

Service Charge: $162

Total Assessment:  $506

Gold Card Returned by:   Nikita Finley

Type of Order/Fee:   Summary Abatement Order - not complaint with previous order

Nuisance:   Empty overflowing trash containers and remove all litter on ground, also remove sofas in rear yard

Date of Orders: 04/23/21

Compliance Date:  04/28/21

Re-Check Date:  04/28/21-sofas still there, EC (couldn't find phone number for owner); 5/11 re-inspected again

Date Work Done:  05/17/21

Work Order #: 21-261281

Returned Mail?:  No

Comments: video:  sofa in rear yard. trash container not overflowing.

History of Orders on Property: 12/16/20-garbage (abated by owner), 8/27/20-garbage (abated by owner)



AMENDED 2/16/22

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 May 14 to 28, 2021. (File No. J2124A, Assessment No. 218543) 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 $506 to $200 if there are no same or similar violations by February 16, 2022.  If violation, will reduced from $506 to $300 as there was no subsequent violation


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