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File #: RES 18-1285    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 7/25/2018
Title: Authorizing the Department of Planning and Economic Development to apply to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) for a redevelopment grant for the Northwest Corner of University and Dale, and the Berry Convertible Street projects.
Sponsors: Dai Thao, Samantha Henningson

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Authorizing the Department of Planning and Economic Development to apply to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) for a redevelopment grant for the Northwest Corner of University and Dale, and the Berry Convertible Street projects.

 

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WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota act as the legal sponsor for the project contained in the Redevelopment Grant Program application to be submitted on August 1, 2018, for the Northwest Corner of University and Dale, and the Berry Convertible Street projects; and

WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota has the legal authority to apply for financial assistance, and the institutional, managerial, and financial capability to ensure adequate project administration; and

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Director of the Saint Paul Department of Planning and Economic Development is hereby authorized to apply to the Department of Employment and Economic Development for funding of the Northwest Corner of University and Dale, and the Berry Convertible Street projects, and

  

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the sources and amounts of the local match identified in the application are committed to the project identified; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that if the project identified in the application fails to substantially provide the public benefits listed in the application within five years from the date of the grant award, the City of Saint Paul may be required to repay 100 percent of the awarded grant per Minn. Stat. § 116J.575 Subd. 4; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City certifies that it has not violated any Federal, State or local laws pertaining to fraud, bribery, graft, kickbacks, collusion, conflict of interest, or other unlawful or corrupt practice; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that upon approval of its application by the state, the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota may accept and enter into an agreement with the State of Minnesota for the above referenced project, and that the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota certifies that it will comply with all applicable laws and regulation as stated in all contract agreements; and

 

FINALLY, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and the City Clerk are hereby authorized to execute such agreements as are necessary to implement the project on behalf of the applicant.

 

 

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