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File #: RES 20-144    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/5/2020
Title: Authorizing the City of Saint Paul to apply to Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development Redevelopment Grant funding for the Northwest Corner of University and Dale project.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen, Dai Thao

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Authorizing the City of Saint Paul to apply to Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development Redevelopment Grant funding for the Northwest Corner of University and Dale project.

 

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WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul act as the legal sponsor for the project, Northwest Corner of University and Dale, contained in the Redevelopment Grant Program application to be submitted on February 1, 2020, and that Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to apply to the Department of Employment and Economic Development for funding of these projects on behalf of City of Saint Paul; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul has the legal authority to apply for financial assistance, and the institutional, managerial, and financial capability to ensure adequate project administration; and

 

WHEREAS, the sources and amounts of the local match identified in the application ARE COMMITTED to the projects identified; and

 

WHEREAS, if the project identified in the application fails to substantially provide the public benefits listed in the application within five years from the date of the grant award, the City of Saint Paul may be required to repay 100 percent of the awarded grant per Minn. Stat. § 116J.575 Subd. 4; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul has not violated any Federal, State or local laws pertaining to fraud, bribery, graft, kickbacks, collusion, conflict of interest or other unlawful or corrupt practice; and

 

WHEREAS, that upon approval of its application by the state, the City of Saint Paul may enter into an agreement with the State of Minnesota for the above referenced projects, and that the City of Saint Paul certifies that it will comply with all applicable laws and regulation as stated in all contract agreements.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to execute such agreements as are necessary to implement the projects on behalf of the applicant.

 

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