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File #: RLH TA 24-27    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Tax Assessment Appeal Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 1/24/2024
Title: Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1941 UNIVERSITY AVENUE WEST (ALSO 1935 UNIVERSITY AVENUE WEST). (File No. VB2402, Assessment No. 248801)
Sponsors: Mitra Jalali
Ward: Special Tax Assessments, Ward - 4
Attachments: 1. 1941 University Ave W.Renewal VB Letter 5-16-23.pdf, 2. 1941 University Ave W.Warning Letter 6-15-23.pdf
Related files: RES 17-1643, RLH TA 20-596, CO 21-39, RLH RR 21-60, RES 22-261, RLH RR 23-6, RLH RR 23-49, RLH AR 24-3

Title

Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1941 UNIVERSITY AVENUE WEST (ALSO 1935 UNIVERSITY AVENUE WEST). (File No. VB2402, Assessment No. 248801)

 

Hearing Date(s)

Date of LH: 11/7/23

Time of LH:  9:00 AM

Date of CPH:  1/24/24

 

Tax Assessment Worksheet

Cost:  $4918

Service Charge: $157

Total Assessment:  $5,075

Name of Property Owner/Representative of Management Co.:  Ruth Ogbaselassie

Type of Order/Fee:  VB Fee billed during July 13, 2022 to May 18, 2023

Nuisance:  unpaid VB fee

Date of Orders:  Renewal Letter 5/16/23; Warning Letter 6/15/23; did not pay so went to assessment on 6/30/23

Work Order #:  18-073510, Inv #1737662

Returned Mail?:  No

Comments:   VB Cat 3 Mixed Use since 6/15/18

History of Orders on Property: 15 SA since 2018, 3 WOs

 

Body

AMENDED 1/24/2024

 

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 July 13, 2022 to May 18, 2023. (File No. VB2402, Assessment No. 248801) 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 reduced from $5075 to $2538 ratified and payable over 5 years if certificate of code compliance is issued by January 17, 2024.

 

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