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File #: RES 17-157    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Archived
In control: Housing & Redevelopment Authority
Final action: 1/25/2017
Title: Resolution Approving and Authorizing Acceptance of $400,000 from the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency and $160,000 from the Metropolitan Council and Amending the Budget of the HRA Disposition Plan Fund
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. Board Report, 2. Budget Amendment, 3. Comprehensive Plan Conformance
Related files: RES 13-1097, RES 16-962
Title
Resolution Approving and Authorizing Acceptance of $400,000 from the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency and $160,000 from the Metropolitan Council and Amending the Budget of the HRA Disposition Plan Fund
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 fully implement the Inspiring Communities Disposition Work Plan and Budget (“Project”) HRA staff requested and received approval of grants of $400,000 from the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency and $160,000 from the Metropolitan Council (collectively the “Grants”), as 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 receipt of the Grants and amends the Project 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 Paul, Minnesota that:

1. The HRA Boa...

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