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File #: RES 20-60    Version: 1 Name: SIF Loan to Emmons & Ollivier Resources - 1919 University Ave
Type: Resolution Status: Archived
In control: Housing & Redevelopment Authority
Final action: 1/8/2020
Title: Resolution approving issuance of a $49,500 loan under the Strategic Investment Fund program to Emmons & Olivier Resources, Inc. for 1919 University Ave, District 12, Ward 4
Sponsors: Mitra Jalali
Attachments: 1. Board Report, 2. Map, 3. Public Purpose, 4. District 11 Profile
Title
Resolution approving issuance of a $49,500 loan under the Strategic Investment Fund program to Emmons & Olivier Resources, Inc. for 1919 University Ave, District 12, Ward 4
Body
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, Emmons & Olivier Resources, Inc. (“EOR”) has requested a loan in the amount of $49,500 from the HRA Strategic Investment Fund Program to be used for the purchase of furniture and equipment related to the relocation of EOR Headquarters from Oakdale, MN to 1919 University Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota (the “Project”); and

WHEREAS, Emmons & Olivier Resources, Inc. (“EOR”) is a water resource professional organization providing water resources services for watershed districts and watershed management organizations, municipalities, counties, federal and state agencies, corporations, and individuals and contacted the City of Saint Paul in 2016 about options for support in Saint Paul; and

WHEREAS, HRA staff has presented a report and a summary of loan terms which have been negotiated with EOR regarding the financing of the Project; and

WHEREAS, the proposed HRA loan allows competition among available commercial properties to attract firms as tenants into the City of Saint Paul, and ties the incentive value of the HRA loan directly to the public purpose objective of increasing and maintaining employment within the City of Saint Paul;

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved, by the HRA of the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota, as follows:

1. Approval is hereby granted for a loan of up to $49,500 to EOR or its assigns, under the terms presented in the HRA staff report and with such additional terms, conditions, and amendments as deemed necessary and appropriate by the HRA Executive Director and City Attorney (the “Loan”).

2. The Loan is funded from ap...

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