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File #: RES 20-1141    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/2/2020
Title: Approving the FY2020 Neighborhood Sales Tax Revitalization Loan and Grant Awards.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. 2020 Neighborhood STAR Financial Analysis Resolution #20-1141, 2. STAR Spreadsheet in Score Order with Mayor Recommendations

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Approving the FY2020 Neighborhood Sales Tax Revitalization Loan and Grant Awards.

 

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WHEREAS, on September 28, 1994, the City Council of the City of Saint Paul established the Neighborhood Sales Tax Revitalization (STAR) Program, C.F. 94-1127; and

 

WHEREAS, the Neighborhood STAR Program is financed in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 297A, authorized by the State of Minnesota, Chapter No. 375, Sec.46; and

 

WHEREAS, the purpose of the Neighborhood STAR Program is to fund capital improvements to further residential, commercial and economic development in the neighborhoods of Saint Paul; and

 

WHEREAS, input into the review and selection process was solicited from the Planning Commission, Capital Improvement Budget Committee, District Councils and city staff; and 

 

WHEREAS, project activities occurring after July 15, 2020 are eligible for Neighborhood STAR dollars; now therefore be it 

 

RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Mayor, and with the advice of the Neighborhood STAR Board, the Council of the City of Saint Paul hereby approves funding for twenty-one (21) 2020 Neighborhood STAR Loan and Grant Program projects as identified in the attached Financial Analysis; and be it  

 

FURTHER RESOLVED, implementation of all projects and programs identified for funding in the Twenty-Sixth Cycle Neighborhood STAR Loan and Grant Program shall conform to Part 6, Awards and Implementation of the Neighborhood STAR Guidelines as updated January 2020; and be it

 

FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Mayor and City Council wish to extend their appreciation to the fifty-eight (58) Neighborhood STAR Program applicants, and especially to Neighborhood STAR Board members for their commitment of time, talent, and efforts on behalf of the Neighborhood STAR Program and the City of Saint Paul.

 

 

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