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File #: RES 18-649    Version: Name: Grants for Saint Paul Public Safety Annex and YWCA Infill
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 4/25/2018
Title: Identifying the need for Livable Communities Transit Oriented Development funding, and authorizing an application for grant funds for the Downtown St. Paul YMCA Re-imagination, Park and Como, and North West Corner of University and Dale projects.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Related files: RES PH 18-218
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Identifying the need for Livable Communities Transit Oriented Development funding, and authorizing an application for grant funds for the Downtown St. Paul YMCA Re-imagination, Park and Como, and North West Corner of University and Dale projects.

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WHEREAS, the City of is a participant in the Metropolitan Livable Communities Act (“LCA”) Local Housing Incentives Program for 2018 as determined by the Metropolitan Council, and is therefore eligible to apply for LCA Livable Communities Demonstration Account and Tax Base Revitalization Account (TBRA) Transit Oriented Development (collectively, “TOD”) funds; and

WHEREAS, the City has identified a proposed project within the City that meets TOD purposes and criteria and is consistent with and promotes the purposes of the Metropolitan Livable Communities Act and the policies of the Metropolitan Council’s adopted metropolitan development guide; and

WHEREAS, the City has the institutional, managerial and financial capability to adequately manage an LCA-TOD grant; and

WHEREAS, the City certifies that it will comply with all applicable laws and regulations as stated in the grant agreement; and

WHEREAS, the City acknowledges TOD grants are intended to fund projects or project components that can serve as models, examples or prototypes for TOD development or redevelopment elsewhere in the Region, and therefore represents that the proposed project or key components of the proposed project can be replicated in other metropolitan-area communities; and

WHEREAS, only a limited amount of grant funding is available through the Metropolitan Council’s Livable Communities TOD initiative during each funding cycle and the Metropolitan Council has determined it is appropriate to allocate those scarce grant funds only to eligible projects that would not occur without the availability of TOD grant funding; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED that, after appropriate examination and due consideration, the governing bod...

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