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File #: RES PH 16-272    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/7/2016
Title: Accepting Contamination Cleanup and Investigation Grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development and the Metropolitan Council and amending the 2016 budget.
Sponsors: Russ Stark
Attachments: 1. RES PH 16-272 DEED and Met Council Clean Up Grants
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Accepting Contamination Cleanup and Investigation Grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development and the Metropolitan Council and amending the 2016 budget.

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WHEREAS, the City Council on April 20, 2016, by Resolution number 16-660, authorized the Director of the Department of Planning and Economic Development to submit applications to Department of Employment and Economic Development for Contamination Cleanup and Investigation Grants and the Metropolitan Council Tax Base Revitalization Account Cleanup and Site Investigation Grants for projects at the 2300 Territorial, 719 Payne, Dorothy Day Opportunity Center, RS Eden Workforce on Marshall, St. Paul Village, Thomas Avenue Flats, West Side Flats Phase III, 428 Minnesota, and Hamm's Brewery sites; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Employment and Economic Development has approved the following grant applications:

•                     Contamination Cleanup and Investigation Grants of $763,327.00 for 2300 Territorial Road, and of $549,495.00 for Dorothy Day Opportunity Center (collectively the “Grants”); and

WHEREAS, the Mayor, pursuant to Section 10.07.1 of the Charter of the City of Saint Paul, does hereby certify that  $1,312,822.00 ($763,327.00 + $549,495.00) in funds are available for appropriation in excess of those estimated in the 2016 budget and recommends the changes to the 2016 budget identified on the attached Budget Amendment; and

WHEREAS, a public hearing was held on this Resolution on April 20, 2016, and the City Council finds a public purpose for the actions taken in this Resolution.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City Council of Saint Paul accepts these Grants and approves the changes identified on the attached Budget Amendment to the 2016 budget.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Director of the Department of Planning and Economic Development and city staff are authorized and directed to take all actions needed to implement this Resolutio...

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