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File #: RES 19-1789    Version: 1 Name: Fall 2019 TBRA Brownfield Grant Applications to Met Council
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/16/2019
Title: Authorizing the Department of Planning and Economic Development to apply to the Metropolitan Council for Tax Base Revitalization Grants for projects at 605 and 617 Stryker Avenue, 380 Randolph Avenue, 750 Milton Avenue, and 1222 University Avenue.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Related files: RES 20-841
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Authorizing the Department of Planning and Economic Development to apply to the Metropolitan Council for Tax Base Revitalization Grants for projects at 605 and 617 Stryker Avenue, 380 Randolph Avenue, 750 Milton Avenue, and 1222 University 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 investigation project at 1222 University Avenue that meets 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 identified a contamination cleanup projects at 605 and 617 Stryker Avenue, 380 Randolph Avenue, and 750 Milton Avenue 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 finds that the required contamination investigation will not occur through private or other public investment within the reasonably foreseeable future without Tax Base Revitalization Account gra...

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