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File #: RLH TA 23-279    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/13/2023
Title: Deleting the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 698 DESOTO STREET. (File No. VB2310 Assessment No. 238113)
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 5
Attachments: 1. 698 Desota VB renewal.1-31-23, 2. 698 Desoto VB renewal.3-2-23, 3. 698 Desoto.CC certificate.4-21-23, 4. 698 Desoto St.Guiterrez Zimny email chain.7-14-23
Related files: RLH RR 22-61, RLH RR 21-58, CO 21-51, RLH RR 22-17, RLH RR 23-23, RLH AR 23-61


Deleting the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 698 DESOTO STREET. (File No. VB2310 Assessment No. 238113)


Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH: 8/1/23

Time of LH:  9 am

Date of CPH: 9/13/23


Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $2,459

Service Charge: $157

Total Assessment:  $2,616

Name of Property Owner/Representative of Management Co.: Lacey Gutierrez (previous owner)

Type of Order/Fee: Vacant Bldg Registration billed 01/20/23-02-17/23

Nuisance: VB registration renewal

Date of Orders: 1/31/23, 3/2/23

Work Order #: 12-02941 Inv #1716542

Returned Mail?: no

Comments: previously a Cat 3 VB in LH; received CC cert April 21, 2023. VB fee is currently in escrow; sold 4/24/23 to Hector Arias Rangel. Anniversary date is 3/2 (2012)

History of Orders on Property: 3 TG&W 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 Collection of Vacant Building Registration fees billed during November 16 to February 22, 2023. (File No. VB2310, Assessment No. 238813) 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 deleted.

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