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File #: RES PH 20-14    Version: 1 Name: Disposal of city land at PSG site
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 1/15/2020
Title: Authorizing the vacation and disposal of a portion of City land located at the Public Safety Garage and Fire Training Center site at 1675 Energy Park Drive to the Housing and Redevelopment Authority for subsequent redevelopment as a parking lot by an adjacent commercial property owner.
Sponsors: Mitra Jalali
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A - Legal Description and Depiction of Property, 2. Exhibit B - Report to Council
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Authorizing the vacation and disposal of a portion of City land located at the Public Safety Garage and Fire Training Center site at 1675 Energy Park Drive to the Housing and Redevelopment Authority for subsequent redevelopment as a parking lot by an adjacent commercial property owner.

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WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul owns the real property located at 1675 Energy Park Drive, which is the site of the Public Safety Garage, Fire Training Center and Police Radio Shop, as described and depicted in Exhibit A attached hereto (the "PSG Property"); and

WHEREAS, the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the City of Saint Paul ("HRA") has been working with an adjacent property owner, Wellington Management ("Wellington"), to sell the northerly 160 feet of the PSG Property (the "Surplus City Property") to Wellington for the development of a parking lot for use by tenants of Wellington's commercial property adjacent and to the east of the PSG Property; and

WHEREAS, the disposal of the Surplus City Property would occur through a conveyance from the City to the HRA, with subsequent conveyance to Wellington, in accordance with Sec. 51.01(11) of the Administrative Code; and

WHEREAS, as stated in the Saint Paul Fire Chief's Report to the City Council, attached hereto as Exhibit B, the Fire Department recommends the sale and disposal of the Surplus City Property, with sale proceeds to be used for improvements to other city-owned properties under the jurisdiction of the Fire Department; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that upon the petition of the City, as documented in Office of Financial Services File Number 09-2019, the Surplus City Property is hereby vacated and discontinued as public property, subject to the terms and conditions of Chapter 130, codified March 1, 1981, of the Saint Paul Legislative Code, as amended; and be if further

RESOLVED, that the City Council does hereby authorize and direct the proper city officials to:

1. Disp...

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