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File #: RES PH 20-167    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/5/2020
Title: Approving and authorizing the acceptance of a Contamination Cleanup and Investigation grant from the State of Minnesota’s Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED); a Livable Communities Tax Base Revitalization Account grant, a Livable Communities Demonstration Account Pre-Development grant, and a Livable Communities Transit-Oriented Pre-Development grant, all from the Metropolitan Council; and amending the 2020 Budget.
Sponsors: Mitra Jalali, Dai Thao, Nelsie Yang
Attachments: 1. Financial Analysis
Related files: RES 20-675, RES 20-674, RES 20-673, RES 20-646

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Approving and authorizing the acceptance of a Contamination Cleanup and Investigation grant from the State of Minnesota’s Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED); a Livable Communities Tax Base Revitalization Account grant, a Livable Communities Demonstration Account Pre-Development grant, and a Livable Communities Transit-Oriented Pre-Development grant, all from the Metropolitan Council; and amending the 2020 Budget.

 

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WHEREAS, the Saint Paul City Council on:

 

§                     April 22, 2020, by Resolution number 20-646, approved the applications by the City of Saint Paul’s Department of Planning and Economic Development (PED) to DEED for Contamination Cleanup and Investigation grants for the Hazel Assisted Living ( 1105 and 1109 Hazel Street North) and the University Avenue West Apartment (1845 University Avenue) projects;

 

§                     May 6, 2020, by Resolution number 20-673, authorized PED to apply to the Metropolitan Council Tax Base Revitalization Account Fund for the Hazel Assisted Living Project at 1105 and 1109 Hazel Street North and the Fairview/University Apartments Project at 1845 University Avenue West;

 

§                     May 6, 2020, by Resolution number 20-674, authorized PED to apply to the Metropolitan Council’s Livable Communities Demonstration Account Pre-Development Fund for YWCA St. Paul Redevelopment (375 Selby Avenue);

 

§                     May 6, 2020, by Resolution number 20-675, authorized PED to apply to the Metropolitan Council’s Livable Communities Demonstration Account Transit-Oriented Pre-Development Fund for Keystone Community Services; and

                     

WHEREAS, DEED approved the following grant applications:

 

§                     Contamination Cleanup grants of $245,956.00 for Hazel Assisted Living (1105 and 1109 Hazel Street North), and $330,755.00 for Fairview and University (1845 University Avenue West); and 

 

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Council approved the following grant applications:

 

§                     Livable Communities Demonstration Account Pre-Development grant of $100,000.00 for 375 Selby - YWCA St. Paul Redevelopment;

 

§                     Livable Communities Demonstration Account Transit-Oriented Pre-Development grant of $100,000.00 for Keystone Community Food Site;

 

§                     Livable Communities Act Tax Base Revitalization Account grant of $111,800.00 for Fairview and University; and

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor, pursuant to Section 10.07.1 of the Charter of the City of Saint Paul, does hereby certify that $888,511.00 in funds are available for appropriation in excess of those estimated in the 2020 budget and recommends the changes to the 2020 budget identified on the attached Financial Analysis; and

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City Council of Saint Paul accepts these grants and approves the changes identified on the attached Financial Analysis to the 2020 budget; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor, Director of the Office of Financial Services, Director of Human Rights and Equal Opportunity, and Director of Planning and Economic Development of the City of Saint Paul are hereby authorized to execute such agreements as are necessary to implement the purposes of this resolution.

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