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File #: RES 15-2116    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 12/16/2015
Title: Accepting the Downtown Parking Management Strategy.
Sponsors: Dave Thune
Attachments: 1. Downtown Parking Management Update Memo

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Accepting the Downtown Parking Management Strategy.

 

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WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Comprehensive Plan includes Strategy 2.18 “In cooperation with St. Paul Smart Trips and CapitolRiver Council, assemble stakeholders from all major downtown sectors to revisit downtown parking policies and project trends and create a long-term Parking Management Plan”; and

 

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Department of Planning and Economic Development engaged a team of consultants from Nelson\Nygaard and SRF Consulting in a technical study, the Downtown Parking Management Strategy, and identified existing conditions, modeled expected future conditions, and recommended a targeted array of parking management strategies; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul Department of Planning and Economic Development convened an advisory group throughout the study, with representation from Department of Public Works, Saint Paul Police Department, Mayor’s Office, Ward 2 office, CapitolRiver Council, Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, Greater Saint Paul Building Owners and Managers Association, St. Paul Smart Trips, Visit Saint Paul and parking facility owners and managers downtown; and

 

WHEREAS, the consultant team and City staff engaged the above represented downtown stakeholder groups throughout the study process for input and feedback; and

 

WHEREAS, on October 5, 2015, the Transportation Committee of the Planning Commission received a final presentation on the study with a list of short-term implementation steps identified; and

 

WHEREAS, on October 30, 2015, the Planning Commission received a final presentation on the study with a list of short-term implementation steps identified; and

 

WHEREAS, on November 12, 2015 the Housing and Redevelopment Authority received a final presentation on the study with a list of short-term implementation steps identified; and

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City Council accepts the work of the Downtown Parking Management Strategy and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the City Council acknowledges the contribution of all downtown partners involved in the study and their ongoing collaboration on downtown parking management.

 

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