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File #: RLH TA 22-86    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 5/4/2022
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1446 RICE STREET. (File No. VB2207, Assessment No. 228806)
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 5
Attachments: 1. 1446 Rice St.Contested email.2-28-22.pdf, 2. 1446 Rice Street.Zimny email.3-3-21, 3. 1446 Rice St.contested email to CC.4-6-22.pdf
Related files: RLH VBR 21-48, RLH VBR 22-33, RLH AR 22-27


Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1446 RICE STREET. (File No. VB2207, Assessment No. 228806)


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH:  3/1/22

Time of LH:  9 AM

Date of CPH:  4/6/22


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $2127

Service Charge: $157

Total Assessment:  $2284

Gold Card Returned by:  Wessam Sonbol

Type of Order/Fee:  VB Fee billed during June 16 to Oct 19, 2021

Nuisance:   unpaid VB fee

Date of Orders:  Renewal Letter sent 6/16/21; 2 Warning Letter sent 7/16/21 & 11/2/21 - unpaid, went to assessment 12/1/21

Work Order #: 19-063939, Inv # 1580631

Returned Mail?:  No

Comments:  7/19/19-waived 90 days due to fire, 10/25/19-continue 90 day fee waiver, 8/4/21-waive fee for 90 days per LHO; VB Category 1 Commercial opened 7/16/19.

History of Orders on Property: 3 work orders since 2/20 - snow walk (2/21/20), tgw (7/22/20) & garbage (7/21/21)



AMENDED 4/6/2022


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 June 16 to October 19, 2021. (File No. VB2207, Assessment No. 228806) 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 $1713 if code compliance certificate is received by April 6, 2022.made payable over 2 years, as the condition for reducing the assessment was not met.


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