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File #: RLH RR 22-54    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Substantial Abatement Order Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/15/2023
Title: Ordering the rehabilitation or razing and removal of the structures at 342 THOMAS AVENUE within fifteen (15) days after the October 12, 2022, City Council Public Hearing. (Amend to grant 180 days)
Sponsors: Russel Balenger
Ward: Substantial Abatement Orders, Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. 342 Thomas Ave.OTA 6-27-22, 2. 342 Thomas Ave.PH 8-12-22, 3. 342 Thomas Ave.Exp Code Compliance Rep 12-26-19, 4. 342 Thomas Ave.SHPO Form 7-15-22, 5. 342 Thomas Ave.Condemnation Letter.8-20-19.pdf, 6. 342 Thomas Ave.Photos 8-20-19.pdf, 7. 342 Thomas Ave.Photos 6-23-22, 8. 342 Thomas Ave.Photo 8-17-22, 9. 342 Thomas Ave.Summary.pdf, 10. 342 Thomas Ave.LS 9-13-22.pdf, 11. 342 Thomas Ave.Crespo R-R Ltr.9-16-22, 12. 342 Thomas Ave.Crespo R-R Ltr.9-30-22, 13. 342 Thomas Ave.Crespo R-R Ltr.10-16-22, 14. 342 Thomas Ave.CCIR.10-24-22, 15. 342 Thomas Ave.Crespo R-R Ltr.10-28-22, 16. 342 Thomas Ave.Zimny email.11-21-22, 17. 342 Thomas Ave.Financials 11-18-22.pdf, 18. 342 Thomas bid.10-22-22, 19. 342 Thomas plan.11-22-22, 20. 342 Thomas plan 2.11-22-22, 21. 342 Thomas Ave.potential funds.11-22-22, 22. 342 Thomas Ave.Crespo R-R Ltr.11-28-22, 23. 342 Thomas Ave.JM Robinson Electric Bid 10-24-22.pdf, 24. 342 Thomas Ave.Crespo R-R Ltr.1-13-23, 25. 342 Thomas Ave.financing.1-31-23, 26. 342 Thomas.financials updated.2-9-23, 27. 342 Thomas Ave.HVAC bid.2-8-23, 28. 342 Thomas Ave.Crespo building statement.2-8-23, 29. 342 Thomas Affidavit.2-9-23
Related files: RLH RR 23-46
Ordering the rehabilitation or razing and removal of the structures at 342 THOMAS AVENUE within fifteen (15) days after the October 12, 2022, City Council Public Hearing. (Amend to grant 180 days)

AMENDED 2/15/23

WHEREAS, the Department of Safety and Inspections has determined that 342 THOMAS AVENUE is a nuisance building pursuant to Saint Paul Legislative Code §45.02 as 1) it is a vacant building as defined in §43.02; and 2) it has multiple housing code or building code violations or it has conditions constituting material endangerment as defined in §34.23, or it has a documented and confirmed history as a blighting influence in the community; and

WHEREAS, this property is legally described as follows, to wit: WARREN & RICE'S ADDITION,TO SA LOT 8 BLK 7; and

WHEREAS, based upon the records in the Ramsey County Recorder's Office and information on file or obtained by the Department of Safety and Inspections, the following are the owners, interested or responsible parties for the subject property as of June 27, 2022: Manuel Crespo, 722 - 23rd Ave N, Minneapolis MN 55411Manuel Crespo, 342 Thomas Ave, St Paul MN 55103-1739; MBC Inc, 9008 Cold Stream Lane, Eden Prairie MN 55347; and Frogtown Neighborhood Association; and

WHEREAS, each of these parties was served a written order dated June 27, 2022 advising them of the basis for the determination that the subject property was a nuisance, and that the nuisance building was to be repaired or razed and removed by July 27, 2022; and

WHEREAS, this order informed the interested or responsible parties that they must repair or raze and remove the structures(s) located on the Subject Property by July 27, 2022; and

WHEREAS, a placard indicating the City’s order that this nuisance building be abated was posted on the building on June 28, 2022 in accordance with Saint Paul Legislative Code §45.11(2)c; and

WHEREAS, the nuisance condition was not corrected by July 27, 2022, and therefore an abatem...

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