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File #: RES PH 19-202    Version: 1 Name: #05-2019 Vacate land in or abutting platted Main St -west of the Xcel Center
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 7/24/2019
Title: Approving the petition of the Housing and Redevelopment Authority to vacate portions of City right-of-way within the proposed Cleveland Circle plat boundaries.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Attachments: 1. Aerial Reference, 2. EXHIBIT A

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Approving the petition of the Housing and Redevelopment Authority to vacate portions of City right-of-way within the proposed Cleveland Circle plat boundaries.

 

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WHEREAS, the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the City of St. Paul ("Petitioner") petitions the City of St. Paul ("City") to vacate the property depicted and described in Exhibit "A" for the purpose of re-platting and redeveloping the area west of the Xcel Energy Center; and

 

WHEREAS, the petition of the HRA will help serve the intention of the City to support future development plans in St. Paul; now, therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED, that in accordance with Chapter 130 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code and upon the petition of the HRA, as documented in the Office of Financial Services’ Vacation File Number 05-2019, the public property described and depicted in Exhibit “A” is hereby vacated; and, subject to the following conditions, the utility easements within said proposed vacated area are hereby released in accordance with Section 130.05(3):

 

1.  An easement shall be retained over, under and across the proposed vacation area on behalf of Qwest Corporation (dba CenturyLink QC) for its facilities.  If relocation of the facilities is required by the Petitioner for or arising from the vacation, the Petitioner, its successors or assigns, shall assume all costs of relocation of said facilities.

 

2.  An easement shall be retained over, under and across the proposed vacation area on behalf of Verizon for existing facilities.  If relocation of the facilities is required by the Petitioner for or arising from the vacation, the Petitioner, its successors or assigns, shall assume all costs of relocation of said facilities.

 

3.  The Petitioner, its successors and assigns shall pay $600.00 to the City of Saint Paul as an administrative fee for this vacation which is due and payable within 60 days of the effective date of this resolution.

 

4.  The Petitioner, its successors and assigns shall, within 60 days of the effective date of this resolution, file with the Office of Financial Services/Real Estate Section, an acceptance in writing of the conditions of this resolution and shall, within the period specified in the terms and conditions of this resolution, comply in all respects with these terms and conditions.

 

5.  The Petitioner, its successors and assigns agree to indemnify, defend and save harmless the City of Saint Paul, its officers and employees from all suits, actions or claims of any character brought as a result of injuries or damages received or sustained by any person, persons or property on account of this vacation, or the Petitioner's use of this property, including but not limited to, a claim brought because of any act of omission, neglect, or misconduct of said Petitioner or because of any claims or liability arising from any violation of any law or regulation made in accordance with the law, whether by the Petitioner or any of its agents or employees.

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