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File #: RES 19-911    Version: 1 Name: Parking Lot License Agreement - Catholic Charities
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/12/2019
Title: Authorizing execution of a Parking Lot License Agreement between the City of Saint Paul, Catholic Charities, and Assumption Catholic Church for the construction, operation and maintenance of a parking lot within city right-of-way adjacent to Catholic Charities' Dorothy Day Opportunity Center.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A - Parking Lot License Agreement
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Authorizing execution of a Parking Lot License Agreement between the City of Saint Paul, Catholic Charities, and Assumption Catholic Church for the construction, operation and maintenance of a parking lot within city right-of-way adjacent to Catholic Charities' Dorothy Day Opportunity Center.

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WHEREAS, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, ("Catholic Charities") is the developer of Higher Ground Saint Paul, consisting of 193 units of affordable permanent housing, and Opportunity Center, consisting of 177 units of affordable permanent housing, located in Downtown Saint Paul; and

WHEREAS, there is dedicated City public right-of-way on land adjacent to the Opportunity Center development which is bordered by North Exchange Street, Saint Joseph’s Lane and Seventh Street West (the “City Parcel”), and

WHEREAS, Assumption Catholic Church (“Assumption Church”), located across Saint Joseph’s Lane from the City Parcel, has an underlying fee interest in a portion of the City Parcel, and its members and attendees have historically parked within the City Parcel for church worship and events; and

WHEREAS, Catholic Charities and Assumption Church have requested from the City of Saint Paul (“City”) a Parking Lot License Agreement, attached hereto as Exhibit A (“License Agreement”), to permit Catholic Charities to construct, operate and maintain a surface parking lot within the City Parcel, which includes the following key provisions:

•                     Parties - City, Catholic Charities, Assumption Church

•                     Purpose - Construction, operation and maintenance by Catholic Charities of the proposed parking lot on the City Parcel

•                     Public interest for use of city right-of-way for parking purposes:

o                     Provide additional parking for sporting, entertainment and other events hosted by the nearby Xcel Arena or RiverCentre;

o                     Provide parking for As...

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