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File #: RLH TA 23-120    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 4/19/2023
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 689 PARKVIEW AVENUE. (File No. VB2306, Assessment No. 238805)
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 5
Attachments: 1. 689 Parkview Ave.Warning Letter 9-6-22.pdf, 2. 689 Parkview Ave.Certificate of Code Compliance 1-6-23.pdf
Related files: RLH VBR 22-45, RLH AR 23-23


Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 689 PARKVIEW AVENUE. (File No. VB2306, Assessment No. 238805)


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH:  3/7/23 (missed); 4/4/23

Time of LH:  9 am

Date of CPH:  4/19/23


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $2,459

Service Charge: $157

Total Assessment:  $2,616

Name of Property Owner/Representative of Management Co.:  Matthew Brown

Type of Order/Fee:   VB Fee

Nuisance:   unpaid VB fee

Date of Orders:   Warning Letter 1/6/23

Work Order #: 19-059230, Inv # 1659570

Returned Mail?:  No

Comments:   Matthew Brown indicated his address is 1244 Alameda St (which VB fee letter went to correct address).  RCPT has 1240 Alameda and STAMP has both.  Owner received code compliance certificate 1/6/23.  Related appeal of VBR 22-45 was adopted by Council on 10/13/22 given waiver until November 9, 2023 and allowed permits to be pulled. 

History of Orders on Property:



WHEREAS, the Office of Financial Services Assessment 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 1 to October 20, 2022. (File No. VB2306, Assessment No. 238805) 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 $2,616 to $1,308.


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