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File #: RES PH 19-292    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: Housing & Redevelopment Authority
Final action: 8/28/2019
Title: Resolution approving and authorizing the sale and conveyance of 716 Desoto Street and 686 Burr Street under the Inspiring Communities program, waiver of the 45-day written notice in the HRA Disposition Policy, authorization to enter into a development agreement, and authorization of expenditures for redevelopment, District 5, Ward 5
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. Board Report, 2. Map, 3. Public Purpose, 4. District 5 Profile, 5. Plan Conformance
Related files: RES 20-1491
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Resolution approving and authorizing the sale and conveyance of 716 Desoto Street and 686 Burr Street under the Inspiring Communities program, waiver of the 45-day written notice in the HRA Disposition Policy, authorization to enter into a development agreement, and authorization of expenditures for redevelopment, District 5, Ward 5

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WHEREAS, the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota (the “HRA”) is a public body corporate and politic established pursuant to the provisions of Minnesota Statutes, Section 469.001, et seq. (the “Act”); and

WHEREAS, the HRA has the power to engage in development or redevelopment activities under Minnesota law and the HRA is authorized to engage in activities relating to (a) housing projects and development, (b) removal and prevention of the spread of conditions of blight or deterioration, (c) bringing substandard buildings and improvements into compliance with public standards, (d) disposition of land for private redevelopment, and (e) improving the tax base and the financial stability of the community, and to engage in the aforementioned activities when these needs cannot be met through reliance solely upon private initiative and which can also be undertaken in targeted neighborhoods; and is authorized to create redevelopment projects as defined in Minnesota Statutes, Section 469.002, Subdivision 14; and

WHEREAS, the HRA has duly adopted and there is now lawfully in effect in the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota, a City Consolidated Five-Year Plan; and

WHEREAS, on July 24, 2013, by Resolution 13-1097 the HRA Board accepted and approved the HRA Disposition Strategy Work Plan and Budget (“Plan”) to address the disposition of certain parcels of real property owned by the HRA; and

WHEREAS, on October 9, 2013, by Resolution 13-1592 the HRA Board accepted and approved key terms of the Plan’s Inspiring Communities Program (“Program”); and

WHEREAS, the legal descriptions of the properties des...

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