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File #: Ord 17-17    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 12/13/2017
Title: Amending Chapter 65 of the Legislative Code pertaining to Alternative Financial Establishments.
Sponsors: Russ Stark
Attachments: 1. NPC memo to planning commsion 5-5-2017, 2. AlternativeFinancialEstab. ZoningTextAmend 05-05-17
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
12/15/20171 Mayor's Office Signed  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/13/20171 City Council AdoptedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
12/6/20171 City Council Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
11/15/20171 City Council Laid Over to Third Reading/Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/18/20171 City Council Laid Over to Second ReadingPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
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Amending Chapter 65 of the Legislative Code pertaining to Alternative Financial Establishments.

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WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Zoning Code, found in chapters 60 through 69 of the Saint Legislative Code, is established to promote and protect the public health, safety, morals, aesthetics, economic viability and general welfare of the community; and

WHEREAS, Zoning Code § 61.801 calls for the periodic review of the code to reflect current city policies, and provides that amendments to the Zoning Code may be initiated by the City Council; and

WHEREAS, the City Council passed resolution 15-2044 initiating a study to consider amendments to the Zoning Code regarding alternative financial establishments; and

WHEREAS, on April 21, 2017, the Saint Paul Planning Commission held a duly noticed public hearing on proposed zoning text amendments regarding alternative financial establishments; and

WHEREAS, on May 5, 2017, the Saint Paul Planning Commission forwarded its recommendation for amendments to the zoning code pertaining to alternative financial establishments, along with an April 26, 2017 memorandum from its Neighborhood Planning Committee containing their recommendations and rationale for the proposed text amendments, to the City Council for review and adoption; and 

WHEREAS, a public hearing before the City Council having been conducted at which all interested parties were given an opportunity to be heard, the Council having considered all the facts and recommendations concerning the proposed zoning amendments, pursuant to the authority granted by and in accordance with the procedures set forth in Minnesota Statutes Sec. 462.357;

WHEREAS, the Council has reviewed the findings and recommendation contained in the Planning Commission report which the Council finds persuasive and, accordingly, hereby incorporates them by reference for the specific purpose of articulating the Council's reasons and rationale for enacting the following amendment to t...

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