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File #: RES 19-1324    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/14/2019
Title: Approving the FY2019 Neighborhood Sales Tax Revitalization Loan and Grant Awards.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. 2019 Neighborhood STAR Financial Analysis Resolution #19-1324, 2. 2019 Neighborhood STAR Program Recommendations


Approving the FY2019 Neighborhood Sales Tax Revitalization Loan and Grant Awards.



WHEREAS, on September 28, 1994, the City Council of the City of Saint Paul established the Neighborhood Sales Tax Revitalization (STAR) Program, C.F. 94-1127; and


WHEREAS, the Neighborhood STAR Program is financed in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 297A, authorized by the State of Minnesota, Chapter No. 375, Sec.46; and


WHEREAS, the purpose of the Neighborhood STAR Program is to fund capital improvements to further residential, commercial and economic development in the neighborhoods of Saint Paul; and


WHEREAS, input into the review and selection process was solicited from the Planning Commission, Capital Improvement Budget Committee, District Councils and city staff; and 


WHEREAS, project activities occurring after July 15, 2019 are eligible for STAR dollars; now therefore be it 


RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Mayor, and with the advice of the Neighborhood STAR Board, the Council of the City of Saint Paul hereby approves funding for the twenty-six (26) 2019 Neighborhood STAR Loan and Grant Program projects as identified in the attached Financial Analysis; and be it  


FURTHER RESOLVED, implementation of all projects and programs identified for funding in the Twenty-Fifth Cycle Neighborhood STAR Large Loan and Grant Program shall conform to Part 6, Awards and Implementation of the Neighborhood STAR Guidelines as updated in January 2019; and be it


FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Mayor and City Council wish to extend their appreciation to the fifty-three (53) Neighborhood STAR Program applicants, and especially to Neighborhood STAR Board members for their commitment of time, talent, and efforts on behalf of the Neighborhood STAR Program and the City of Saint Paul.





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