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File #: RES 14-1577    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Archived
In control: Housing & Redevelopment Authority
Final action: 9/10/2014
Title: Resolution Approving the Budget Amendment to Allocate $1,194,000 in Community Development Block Grant Funds to the Inspiring Communities Disposition Strategy Budget, Citywide.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: HRA
Attachments: 1. Board Report, 2. Attachment A - Budget Amendment, 3. Attachment B - CDBG Budget Amendment, 4. Attachment C - Consistency with Comprehensive Plan
Related files: RES 13-1097, RES 13-1592, RES 14-1331
Title
Resolution Approving the Budget Amendment to Allocate $1,194,000 in Community Development Block Grant Funds to the Inspiring Communities Disposition Strategy Budget, Citywide.

Body
WHEREAS, the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota (the "HRA") is a public body corporate and politic established pursuant to the provisions of Minnesota Statutes, Section 469.001, et seq. (the “Act”); and

WHEREAS, the HRA has the power to engage in development or redevelopment activities under Minnesota law and the HRA is authorized to engage in activities relating to (a) housing projects and development, (b) removal and prevention of the spread of conditions of blight or deterioration, (c) bringing substandard buildings and improvements into compliance with public standards, (d) disposition of land for private redevelopment, and (e) improving the tax base and the financial stability of the community, and to engage in the aforementioned activities when these needs cannot be met through reliance solely upon private initiative and which can also be undertaken in targeted neighborhoods; and is authorized to create redevelopment projects as defined in Minn Stat Section 469.002, Subd. 14; and

WHEREAS, to assist in the implementation of the Inspiring Communities (“Project”) Disposition Strategy and Work Plan (“DSWP”) Community Development Block Grant funds (“Funds”) have been identified from the City’s 2013 and 2014 appropriations in the amount of $1,194,000 to be awarded as value gap subsidy through a request for proposals process more fully described in the staff report submitted to the HRA Board with this Resolution; and

WHEREAS, by this Resolution the HRA Board approves the allocation of Funds and amends the DSWP Budget and continues to find a public purpose for the expenditure of public funds for the Project.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the City of Saint Pau...

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