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File #: RES 18-1817    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 11/7/2018
Title: Authorizing the carryforward of unused private activity bond volume cap.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen


Authorizing the carryforward of unused private activity bond volume cap.



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 2018 under Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 474A.03, subdivisions 1 and 2a was $39,500,665 (the “2018 Allocation”); and


WHEREAS, the City expects to issue $24,930,123 of private activity bonds allocable to its 2018 Allocation on or prior to December 31, 2018; 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 2018 Allocation for use in calendar years 2019, 2020 and 2021; 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 2018 Allocation as of December 31, 2018.


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 2018 Allocation as of December 31, 2018 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 2018 Allocation to be carried forward as described above.  The Form 8328 shall be filed with the IRS on or before February 15, 2019.  The Director is further authorized to notify the Minnesota Department of Management and Budget of such carryforward at such time and as required by Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 474A.


3.                     This Resolution is not intended to be a binding commitment of the City to issue any particular series of bonds in connection with any particular residential rental project.




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