October 15, 2013 - The Administrative Law Judge concludes that Appellant committed a violation of Minn. Stat. § 84D.10, subd. 4(b), and that a civil penalty of $100 is not unreasonable. Therefore, the Administrative Law Judge recommends that the Commissioner affirm the citation and fine.
October 15, 2013 - Because Ms. DeBoer’s practice as a closing agent and notary fell below the ordinary standards for those professions, the Administrative Law Judge concludes that revocation of her license and notarial commission is the appropriate result. The Administrative Law Judge further concludes that revocation alone, without application of an additional civil penalty, is a sufficient sanction to deter similar misconduct by others.
October 13, 2013 - As discussed more fully below, the Administrative Law Judge concludes that the Tag F 323 deficiency is not supported by the facts with respect to Resident 33 and should be rescinded. The Administrative Law Judge further finds that the Tag F 323 deficiency is supported with respect to Resident 29 at a severity level of 2, but a typographical error in the Form CMS 2567 should be corrected.
October 09, 2013 - Legal Helpers’ Motion for Summary Disposition is DENIED.
By 12:00 Noon on Friday, October 18, 2013, counsel shall confer on a set of convenient dates for the close of discovery, pre-filing of witness lists and exhibits and an evidentiary hearing. During this conference, the parties shall exchange views on an appropriate update to the milestones discussed under Paragraph 7 of the Eighth Pre-Hearing Order.
By 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 18, 2013, counsel shall, jointly or separately, file with OAH a list of dates and times during the week that begins on November 4, 2013, at which they could participate in a telephone scheduling conference.
October 04, 2013 - The Department’s Motion for Summary Disposition be GRANTED; and
The two Citations against the Respondent that were issued on June 10, 2011 be AFFIRMED; and
Respondent be ordered to pay total penalties in the amount of $13,000.00 for those two Citations.
October 03, 2013 - In response to a received complaint, on May 7, 2013, the City inspected the a property located adjacent to the Subject Property, which is also owned by Respondent, from a vantage point on the public street and noted the existence of exterior storage of indoor furniture on the front porch, peeling paint, and accumulated debris.