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File #: RES 19-627    Version: 1 Name: Spring 2019 TBRA Grant Applications
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 4/24/2019
Title: Authorizing the Department of Planning and Economic Development to apply to Metropolitan Council for Tax Base Revitalization Grants for 2014th Street East, 441-453 Snelling Avenue North, and 605-617 Stryker Avenue.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
TITLE
Authorizing the Department of Planning and Economic Development to apply to Metropolitan Council for Tax Base Revitalization Grants for 2014th Street East, 441-453 Snelling Avenue North, and 605-617 Stryker Avenue.

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WHEREAS the City of Saint Paul is a participant in the Livable Communities Act's Local Housing Incentives Account Program for 2019 as determined by the Metropolitan Council, and is therefore eligible to make application apply for funds under the Tax Base Revitalization Account; and
WHEREAS the City has identified a contamination cleanup project within the City that meet the Tax Base Revitalization Account’s purposes and criteria and are consistent with and promote 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 ensure adequate project and grant administration; and
WHEREAS the City certifies that it will comply with all applicable laws and regulations as stated in the contract grant agreements; and
WHEREAS the City finds that the required contamination cleanup will not occur through private or other public investment within the reasonably foreseeable future without Tax Base Revitalization Account grant funding; and
WHEREAS the City represents that it has undertaken reasonable and good faith efforts to procure funding for the activities for which Livable Communities Act Tax Base Revitalization Account funding is sought but was not able to find or secure from other sources funding that is necessary for cleanup completion and states that this representation is based on the following reasons and supporting facts:
• The City of Saint Paul has no general fund resources to invest in site investigations or remediation activities, and
• Demands on balances in existing TIF districts and the financial limits on new TIF districts leave the Housing and Redevelopment Author...

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