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File #: RES 18-655    Version: 1 Name: Red River Kitchen Mangement Agreement
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 4/25/2018
Title: Authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into an agreement with Red River Kitchen Woodbury, LLC for the management of City House located at 258 Mill Street.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Attachments: 1. Res 18-08 Red River Kitchen at City House Management Agreement.pdf, 2. Red River Kitchen Management Agreement on Parks Commission Agenda 20180412.pdf

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Authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into an agreement with Red River Kitchen Woodbury, LLC for the management of City House located at 258 Mill Street.

 

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WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Housing and Redevelopment Authority (“HRA”) is the owner of City House, a restored grain terminal; and

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 2008, the Department of Parks and Recreation is authorized to operate and maintain City House; and

 

 

WHEREAS, Red River Kitchen operated City House during the 2016 and 2017 seasons and the Department believes that it is a welcome amenity to neighbors and the community; and

 

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation and Red River Kitchen have agreed to a Management Agreement which has an initial term of five years, will require commission payments, investment in the facility, and contains performance metrics which the Manager must meet before the City agrees to a renewal term as well as termination provisions in the event the Manager does not meet the Agreement requirements; and

 

WHEREAS, Saint Paul Administrative Code §86.01(d) requires that any management agreement for park lands or recreation facilities which will be for a period of more than one (1) year be approved by the city  council following a public hearing before the Saint Paul Parks and Recreation Commission; and

 

WHEREAS, the Commission had a public hearing on the proposed Management Agreement and recommends its approval; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Saint Paul City Council finds that the public will benefit from the services to be performed under the Agreement and authorizes the appropriate City officials to enter into the attached Management Agreement between the City of Saint Paul, Department of Parks and Recreation and Red River Kitchen Woodbury, LLC.

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