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File #: RLH TA 22-317    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/12/2022
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 329 LAWSON AVENUE WEST. (File No. VB2213, Assessment No. 228821)
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 5
Attachments: 1. 329 Lawson Ave W.VB Reg Notice 1-10-22.pdf, 2. 329 Lawson Ave W.Warning Ltr 5-9-22.pdf
Related files: RLH VBR 21-33, RLH VBR 22-8, RLH TA 22-261, RLH TA 21-291, RLH TA 21-409, RLH TA 22-423, RLH AR 22-81


Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 329 LAWSON AVENUE WEST. (File No. VB2213, Assessment No. 228821)


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH:   9/6/22

Time of LH:  9 AM

Date of CPH:  10/12/22


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $2127

Service Charge: $157

Total Assessment:  $2284

Gold Card Returned by:   Kenneth Barnett

Type of Order/Fee:   VB fee

Nuisance:   unpaid VB fee

Date of Orders:   Reg Notice 1/10/22; Warning Ltr 5/9/22

Work Order #: 21-236478, Inv # 1625873

Returned Mail?: No

Comments:   VB Category 1 Duplex opened 2/9/21 referred by SPFD and Form 4 dwelling for fire.  Owner appealed TA 21-409 adopted by Council 1/19/22-reduced to $2127 over 5 years; appealed VBR 22-8 adopted by Council on 2/16/22; waived VB fee through May 9, 2022 to have permits finaled and occupied.  Property rehabbed/occupied on 7/7/22.

History of Orders on Property:



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 January 10 to April 18, 2022. (File No. VB2213, Assessment No. 228821) 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 $951.


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