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File #: RLH OA 22-4    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Other Appeal Type Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 5/4/2022
Title: Making revised recommendation to Ramsey County on the application of Home Buyers, LLC for repurchase of tax forfeited property at 702 WILSON AVENUE adopted by Council under File No. RLH OA 22-2.
Sponsors: Jane L. Prince
Ward: Ward - 7
Attachments: 1. 702 Wilson Ave.appeal.2-16-22.pdf, 2. 702 Wilson Ave.STAMP Inquiry.2-16-22.pdf, 3. 702 Wilson Ave.Aerial Map.2-16-22.pdf, 4. 702 Wilson Ave.Police Calls Log.2-17-22.pdf, 5. 702 Wilson Ave.email chain.2-17-22.pdf, 6. 702 Wilson Ave.Summary Abatement Orders.pdf, 7. 702 Wilson Ave.Condemnation.1-6-20.pdf, 8. 702 Wilson Ave.Respro Invoice.9-25-20.pdf, 9. 702 Wilson Ave.Respro Invoice.3-1-21.pdf, 10. 702 Wilson Ave.email chain.3-9-22.pdf, 11. 702 Wilson Ave.Hanson Ltr.2-25-22, 12. 702 Wilson Ave.Completed Repurchase Application recd 2.2.22.pdf, 13. 702 Wilson Ave.Hanson Ltr.5-2-22.pdf
Related files: RLH OA 22-2
Title
Making revised recommendation to Ramsey County on the application of Home Buyers, LLC for repurchase of tax forfeited property at 702 WILSON AVENUE adopted by Council under File No. RLH OA 22-2.

Body
WHEREAS, the Board of Ramsey County Commissioners referred a repurchase application for property at 702 Wilson Avenue to the City of Saint Paul for a recommendation;

WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul has reviewed police, building, and property maintenance code violations within the past five years; and

WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul has determined that the property at 702 Wilson Avenue has been a municipal problem;

WHEREAS, on February 23, 2022, the City Council of the City of Saint Paul adopted Council File No. RLH OA-22-2 recommending that the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners deny the repurchase application for the property at 702 Wilson Avenue, and in the event it approves the application, that it make a condition that the property be transferred within 90 days;

WHEREAS, Ramsey County Tax Forfeited Land staff has requested a second review of this case, as staff did not provided the City with all relevant information pertaining to the repurchase application, especially regarding 1) the exact nature of the repurchase applicant's lien/ownership position with the property; 2) the City had not been provided the actual application for repurchase; and

WHEREAS, a Legislative Hearing was held on March 29 and April 12, 2022 to review this request;

RESOLVED the City of Saint Paul recommends that the Board of Ramsey County Commissioners approve the application for re-purchase, noting the City is asking the County to prioritize the following: 1) the County should order a Code Compliance Inspection report from the City's Department of Safety and Inspections, which enumerates the corrections required to bring the property into minimum code compliance and be issued a Certificate of Code Compliance; 2) the Contract for Deed executed with the prospecti...

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