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File #: RLH TA 23-122    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 5/24/2023
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1932 ASHLAND AVENUE. (File No.CG2301A3, Assessment No. 230107)
Sponsors: Mitra Jalali
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 4
Attachments: 1. 1932 Ashland Avenue. Assessment Inquiry Ticket. 3-27-2023.pdf, 2. 1932 Ashland Avenue. FW Billing Quest 1932 Ashland Ave. 3-27-2023.pdf, 3. 1932 Ashland Avenue. RE Attn Susan Stewart - 1932 Ashland Billing Discrepency. 3-27-2023.pdf
Related files: RLH TA 23-138, RLH AR 23-32
Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1932 ASHLAND AVENUE. (File No.CG2301A3, Assessment No. 230107)

Hearing Date(s)
Date of LH: 4/6/2023
Time of LH: 11:00 am
Date of CPH: 5/24/2023

Tax Assessment Worksheet
Postcard Returned by: John Ervin Thomas
Cost: $456.04
Hauling Service(s) Provided: Unpaid Garbage Bill; October 1 - December 31
Type of Order/Fee: Trash Hauling
Billing Time Period: Quarter 4 (October - December) 2022
Invoice Date(s): October 1 - December 31
Garbage Hauler: Highland Sanitation
Returned Mail/Notice Concerns?:
Stated Reason for Appeal (if given): Property owner stated that the property is a 3 unit owner-occupied multi-family dwelling unit in St Paul. However, they recently discovered they have been incorrectly been charged for four garbage carts instead of three.
Staff Comments: Hauler records show that there have only been three carts at the property since the start of the coordinated collection program. There are two 64-gal carts and one 96-gal cart. Therefore staff recommends reducing the assessment to $320.43, which is the base service level cost for two 64-gal carts and one 96-gal cart.

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 Delinquent Garbage Bills for services during October to December 2022. (File No. CG2301A3, Assessment No. 230107) 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


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