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File #: RES 19-436    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 3/20/2019
Title: Authorizing the acceptance of a deed transferring ownership of Landmark Plaza from the Riverfront Corporation to the City of Saint Paul.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Attachments: 1. Landmark Mortgage Satisfaction_fully executed, 2. Landmark Plaza Quit Claim Deed_dec 2018, 3. Res 18-23 Land Use Transaction Form Landmark Plaza, 4. Res 18-23 Project Description Landmark Plaza (002), 5. Res 18-23-Parks and Rec Comm REZ Accepting Warranty Deed Landmark Plaza January 2019

Title

Authorizing the acceptance of a deed transferring ownership of Landmark Plaza from the Riverfront Corporation to the City of Saint Paul.

 

Body

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Riverfront Corporation desires to convey to the City of Saint Paul certain real estate within the City that is owned by Riverfront, referred to as Landmark Plaza; and

WHEREAS, the Riverfront previously conveyed an easement in the property to the City restricting its use to park purposes; and

WHEREAS, the Parks and Recreation Commission considered the proposed conveyance of the land, which will continue to be subject to a deed restriction maintaining the property as a public park; and

WHEREAS, the Commission recommended that the City Council accept the property; and

WHEREAS, Landmark Plaza is an important piece of public parkland in the downtown area and the City Council believes that it is in the interests of the City to accept the conveyance and to ensure the continued use of it as parkland; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the City Council accepts the conveyance of the property, authorizes the appropriate city officials to sign the deed, and directs the City’s Real Estate Division to record the deed with the Ramsey County Recorder’s Office.

 

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