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File #: RES PH 20-44    Version: 1 Name: Contamination Cleanup Investigation Grant
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/19/2020
Title: Approving and authorizing acceptance of a Contamination Cleanup and Investigation grant from the Department of Employment and Economic Development; and Livable Communities Transit-Oriented Development, Demonstration Account, and Tax Base Revitalization Account grants from the Metropolitan Council; and amending the 2020 Budget.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen, Rebecca Noecker, Dai Thao
Attachments: 1. Financial Analysis
Related files: RES 20-841
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Approving and authorizing acceptance of a Contamination Cleanup and Investigation grant from the Department of Employment and Economic Development; and Livable Communities Transit-Oriented Development, Demonstration Account, and Tax Base Revitalization Account grants from the Metropolitan Council; and amending the 2020 Budget.

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WHEREAS, the City Council on:

§                     August 7, 2019, by Resolution number 19-1216, authorized the Department of Planning and Economic Development to apply to the Metropolitan Council’s Livable Communities Demonstration Account Development Grant for 1428 East Seventh Street (The Parkway) and 262 University Avenue (Springboard for the Arts);

§                     October 16, 2019, by Resolution number 19-1788, authorized the Department of Planning and Economic Development to apply for the Metropolitan Council’s Livable Communities Demonstration Account Pre-Development Grants for Little Saigon Plaza (365 University Avenue);

§                     October 16, 2019, by Resolution number 19-1789, authorized 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;

§                     October 16, 2019, by Resolution number 19-1790, approved the applications by the Department of Planning and Economic Development to the State of Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development for Contamination Cleanup Grants at 605 and 617 Stryker Avenue, 380 Randolph Avenue, and 750 Milton Avenue; and

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Council approved the following grant applications:

§                     Livable Communities Demonstration Account Development grant of $392,500.00 for 262 University Avenue (Springboard for the Arts/SpringBOX);

§                     Livable Communities Demonstration Account Pre-Development grant of $100,0...

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