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File #: RES 17-1842    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 12/6/2017
Title: Authorizing carryforward of unused private activity bond volume cap.
Sponsors: Russ Stark
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Authorizing carryforward of unused private activity bond volume cap.

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WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota (the “City”) is an “entitlement issuer” within the meaning of Minnesota Statutes, Section 474A.02, subd. 7; and

WHEREAS, the City’s entitlement allocation of private activity bond volume cap for 2017 under Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 474A.03, subdivisions 1 and 2a was $37,237,520 (the “2017 Allocation”); and

WHEREAS, the City expects to issue $0 of private activity bonds allocable to its 2017 Allocation on or prior to December 31, 2017; and
WHEREAS, the City may, under § 146(f) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the “Code”), and under Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 474A, “carryforward” all or a portion of the City’s unused 2017 Allocation for use in calendar years 2018, 2019 and 2020; and

WHEREAS, the City has determined that there continues to be a shortage of financing for residential rental projects which persons and families residing or desiring to reside in the City can afford; and

WHEREAS, private activity volume cap is a limited resource, and it is in the best interest of the public health, safety and welfare that the City carryforward for qualified carryforward purposes its unused 2017 Allocation as of December 31, 2017.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota (the “Council”), as follows:

1. The Council hereby elects to carryforward the City’s unused 2017 Allocation as of December 31, 2017 for the purpose of issuing qualified residential rental bonds.

2 The Director of the Department of Planning and Economic Development of the City is hereby authorized and directed to execute and cause to be filed with the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) a Form 8328 specifying the amount of the 2017 Allocation to be carried forward as described above. The Form 8328 shall...

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