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File #: RLH TA 23-126    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 2208 PRINCETON AVENUE. (File No. CG2301A1; Assessment No. 230105)
Sponsors: Mitra Jalali
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 4
Attachments: 1. 2208 Princeton Avenue. FW2208 Princeton Ave Q4 2022 Assessment Inquiry. 3-27-2023, 2. 2208 Princeton Avenue. Q4 2022 Assessment Inquiry Ticket. 3-27-2023
Related files: RLH AR 23-30
Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 2208 PRINCETON AVENUE. (File No. CG2301A1; Assessment No. 230105)

Hearing Date(s)
Date of LH: 4/6/2023
Time of LH: 9:00 AM
Date of CPH: 5/24/2023

Tax Assessment Worksheet
Postcard Returned by: Miriam Simons
Cost: $68.21
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: Republic Services
Returned Mail/Notice Concerns?:
Stated Reason for Appeal (if given): Property Owner filed a temporary service hold 10/27/2022, so she does not want to pay for the 2 months that she was not receiving service. She is okay with paying for October, i.e. 1/3 of the assessment.
Staff Comments: Hauler records show that they the property owner did contact them regarding a vacation hold on 10/27/2023 and that it was applied to the account from 11/1/2022 - 5/1/2023. They requested that the assessment be reduced to $22.71 to reflect both the base level of service ($19.77) provided from 10/1/2022 - 11/1/2022 and late fees ($2.94) for this service period. Therefore, staff recommends reducing the assessment to $19.77 and not including the late fees since the assessed amount was incorrect.

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. CG2301A1, Assessment No. 230105) 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 im...

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