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File #: SR 22-35    Version: 1
Type: Staff Report Status: Archived
In control: Legislative Hearings
Final action: 4/5/2022
Title: Review Request of Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1600 UNIVERSITY AVENUE WEST adopted by Council on February 23, 2022 under File RLH AR 22-4. (File No. J2205B, Assessment No. 228104)
Sponsors: Mitra Jalali
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 4
Attachments: 1. 1600 University Ave W.Emergency Boarding Letter.9-7-21.pdf, 2. 1600 University Ave W.Respro Invoice.9-2-21.pdf, 3. 1600 University Ave W.email chain.12-22-21.pdf, 4. 1600 University Ave W.Police Report Request Response.12-20-21.pdf, 5. 1600 University Ave W.Police Report Request Response.3-8-22.pdf, 6. 1600 University Ave W.Police Report-Public version.3-9-22.pdf, 7. 1600 University Ave W.contested email.2-23-22.pdf, 8. 1600 University Ave W.2nd Floor Lobby_20210902_035532.avi, 9. 1600 University Ave W.Natalis Hall_20210902_035117.avi, 10. 1600 University Ave W.Re-Caulk Inc Invoice.9-10-21.pdf, 11. 1600 University Ave W.Re-Caulk Inc Invoice.10-22-21.pdf

Title

Review Request of Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1600 UNIVERSITY AVENUE WEST adopted by Council on February 23, 2022 under File RLH AR 22-4. (File No. J2205B, Assessment No. 228104)

 

Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH: 01/04/22; 04/5/22

Time of LH:  9am

Date of CPH:  02/23/22

 

Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $310

Service Charge: $162

Total Assessment:  $472

Gold Card Returned by:   Jason Sklar

Type of Order/Fee:   Boarding Up

Nuisance:   Emergency board up

Date of Orders:  9/2/21 @ 4:52 a.m. 21-182-462

Work Order #: Inv # 67447

Returned Mail?:  No.  Letter was sent to Spruce Tree Centre LLP/ co Metroplains Prop Inc/Tax Dept, 1600 University Ave W Ste 212, St Paul MN 55104

Comments:

History of Orders on Property:  1/28/22-snow walk (compliance by owner), 11/12/21-garbage (gone on arrival upon reinspection), 3/17/21-graffiti, 1/20/21-snow walk (no action), 3 more walks compt in 2018 and 2019

 

Body

WHEREAS on February 23, 2022, the City Council of the City of Saint Paul adopted Council File No. AR 22-4 to ratified the assessment for Securing and/or Emergency Boarding services during September 2021. (File No. J2205B, Assessment No. 228104); and

 

WHEREAS, the property at 1600 University Avenue West, being described as: Subj To St Esmt. Lot 1 Blk 1, with the property identification number 33-29-23-41-0122 was assessed an amount of $472; and

 

WHEREAS, Jason Sklar reached out to our office after receiving the invoice to appeal this fee because he indicated he talked to staff about appealing this fee but it was not put on the Legislative Hearing calendar and went to City Council in error; and

 

WHEREAS, the Legislative Hearing Officer will review this on April 5, 2022 Legislative Hearing to determine her recommendation; Now, Therefore, Be It

 

RESOLVED, that the reduction of $472, plus any accrued interests, be forthcoming.

 

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