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File #: ALH 11-86    Version: 1
Type: Appeal-Legislative Hearing Status: Filed
In control: Legislative Hearings
Final action: 1/18/2011
Title: Appeal of Special Tax Assessment for 1641 JUNO AVENUE for Project # J1107A, Assessment # 118005.
Sponsors: Pat Harris
Ward: Assessments, Nuisance Abatement, Ward - 7
Attachments: 1. 1641 Juno Ave. SA.pdf
Appeal of Special Tax Assessment for 1641 JUNO AVENUE for Project # J1107A, Assessment # 118005.

Property Address
1641 Juno Ave

Tax Assessment Worksheet
Cost: $316.00

Service Charge: $140.00

Total Assessment: $456.00

Gold Card Returned by: Aaron Leventhal

Type of Order/Fee: SA

Nuisance: Failure to cut back bushes, vegatation obstructing the public right of way in alley

Date of Orders: August 30, 2010

Compliance Date: September 15, 2010

Re-Check Date: September 28, 2010

Date Work Done: September 30, 2010

Work Order #: 10-903608

Returned Mail?: No


History of Orders on Property: No

Legislative Hearing Officer Recommendation

Approve the assessment.

Aaron Leventhal appeared.

Inspector Joel Essling reported that a Summary Abatement Order for 1641 Juno Avenue was mailed August 30, 2010 for bushes and vegetation obstructing the public right-of-way in the alley. The compliance date was September 15, 2010. Re-check was done on September 28, 2010 and found to be in non-compliance. A Work Order was sent to Parks and the work was done on September 30, 2010 at a cost of $316 plus a service charge of $140 for a total of $456. Actually, on the first re-check, the vegetation had been cut but hadn't been removed. So, it was re-checked again and still hadn't been removed. Ms. Moermond asked if there had been a second communication after the first re-check. Mr. Essling replied that there wasn't.

Mr. Leventhal explained that he trimmed the brush down within the time period and he piled it up next to the garage. He intended to give it to his garbage man in small increments; however, the trash man didn't take the couple branches Mr. Leventhal wanted him to. Then, he arranged for some guys who had a flatbed to come and pick up the rest. He watched them pick up some of it; they said they'd be back in a couple of days to get the rest. When it was gone, Mr. Leventhal assumed that they had come back and picked it up; he did...

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