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File #: RLH TA 23-117    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 5/17/2023
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 693 WESTERN AVENUE NORTH. (File No. J2307E, Assessment No. 238306)
Sponsors: Russel Balenger
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. 693 Western Ave N.Summary Abatement Order 10-12-22.pdf, 2. 693 Western Ave N.EC Letter & Bill 11-8-22.pdf, 3. 693 Western Ave N.EC Letter & Bill 11-21-22.pdf, 4. 693 Western Ave chain 4-2-23.pdf
Related files: RLH FOW 12-155, RLH AR 23-37


Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 693 WESTERN AVENUE NORTH. (File No. J2307E, Assessment No. 238306)


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH:  4/4/23

Time of LH:   10 am

Date of CPH:  5/17/23


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $248

Service Charge: $35

Total Assessment:  $283

Name of Property Owner/Representative of Management Co.:   Simon Everest

Type of Order/Fee:  Excessive Inspection Fee billed during 10/24-11/21/22

Nuisance:  Summary Abatement to repair the broken sewer line to the property by Lisa Martin

Date of Orders:  10/12/22

Compliance Date:  10/19/22

Re-Check Date:  10/25/22-transferred to VB James Hoffman, at time of inspection, found secure and vacant; called owner and left message about sewer line, have not heard back

Date Work Done: 11/8/22 and 11/21/22-James Hoffman sent ECs for the sewer issue

Work Order #:  22-027251, Inv # 1702008 & 1704371; See also folder 22-105093

Returned Mail?: No. Orders were sent to Occupant, RBK Mgmt LLC 501 Dale St N, St Paul MN 55103, Golden Real Estate LLC 10365 Meade Ln, Eden Prairie MN 55347

Comments:   Simon Everest took ownership on Dec 19, 2022.  New ownership updated from RC 1/28/23 but no sale transaction on file at RC website.  I reached out to RC and clerk said their system is down but that I should send in a ticket request. 

History of Orders on Property: 1/26/23-snow walk (pending assessment), 2/8/22-VB monitoring, SA 5/23/22-TGW, 8/16/22-tgw (no action on both), one in 2020, one in 2019



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 Excessive Use of Inspection or Abatement services billed during October 24 to November 21, 2022 (File No. J2307E, Assessment No. 238306) 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 payable in one installment.


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