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File #: RLH TA 22-278    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/14/2022
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 514 THOMAS AVENUE. (File No. J2212E, Assessment No. 228316)
Sponsors: Russel Balenger
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. 514 Thomas Ave.SA Letter with Photo.3-2-22.pdf, 2. 514 Thomas Ave.Photo 3-17-22.pdf, 3. 514 Thomas Ave.PA EC Letter & Invoice.3-21-22.pdf
Related files: RLH AR 22-75


Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 514 THOMAS AVENUE. (File No. J2212E, Assessment No. 228316)


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH:   8/2/22

Time of LH:  10 AM

Date of CPH:   9/14/22


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $124

Service Charge: $35

Total Assessment:  $159

Gold Card Returned by:   Ian Buck

Type of Order/Fee:  Excessive Inpsection Fee billed during 2/22 to 3/18/22

Nuisance:  SA to remove chest dresser behind garage

Date of Orders: 3/2/22

Compliance Date: 3/9/22

Re-Check Date: 3/10/22; contacted PO and will recheck again on 3/17.  3/17-no done, sent work order

Date Work Done:  3/18/22-done by owner

Work Order #: 22-032956, Inv # 1638886

Returned Mail?:  No. 2 SAs were sent, one to occupant and one to Ian Buck/Savannah Haslow, 514 Thomas Ave, St Paul MN 55103


History of Orders on Property:  5/1/19-garbage (abated by owner)



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 Excessive Use of Inspection or Abatement services billed during February 22 to March 18, 2022. (File No. J2212E, Assessment No. 228316) 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 $159 to $50.


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