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File #: Ord 17-54    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/25/2017
Title: Approving an interim ordinance pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 462.355, Subd.4 pending the completion of the West Marshall Study Area, specifically between Wilder and Wheeler.
Sponsors: Russ Stark
Attachments: 1. Plambeck email, 2. Union Park resolution Sept 2017, 3. Comment rec'd by Council, 4. Comment rec'd by Council 2
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
10/27/20173 Mayor's Office Signed  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/25/20173 City Council Adopted As AmendedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/18/20172 City Council Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/11/20172 City Council Laid Over to Third Reading/Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/4/20171 City Council Laid Over to Second Reading  Action details Meeting details Video Video
Title
Approving an interim ordinance pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 462.355, Subd.4 pending the completion of the West Marshall Study Area, specifically between Wilder and Wheeler.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAINT PAUL DOES ORDAIN:

Section 1

Legislative Intent Statement: The Council of the City of Saint Paul finds that the area of Marshall Avenue between Mississippi River Boulevard on the West and Snelling Hamline Avenue on the East is presently experiencing increasing redevelopment interest. While redevelopment interest is welcome, redevelopment that is not consistent with the goals and requirements of the City’s Comprehensive Plan would not be in the best interests of the City generally and this area of Marshall Avenue specifically.

The Council further finds that the potential for incompatible or inconsistent redevelopment activity along this stretch of Marshall raises substantial questions relating to the ability of the City’s present official controls to assure compliance with the City’s Comprehensive Plans.

In light of these increasing redevelopment interests, the Council requested the planning commission to undertake a zoning study of current land use and land use classifications of that area of Marshall described above which the Council described as the “West Marshall Study Area” or “WMSA.”

The Council further finds that the planning commission’s WMSA zoning study may lead to the adoption of amendments to the City’s comprehensive municipal plan and to its official zoning controls within the WMSA and light of the pending WMSA study, and for the purpose of identifying an overall vision for this pivotal area and the immediate need to preserve the status quo with respect to land use in order to protect the general health, welfare and safety of the public pending the conclusion of the said study, the Council desires to temporarily prohibit development on any parcel of land or part thereof within a certain portion of the WMSA between Wilder and...

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