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File #: RES 20-1329    Version: 2
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/14/2020
Title: Authorizing a reduction to the Lancer Food Holdings, LLC's contractual payment to the City for the period July 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021.
Sponsors: Mitra Jalali
Attachments: 1. Como Amusement and Food Service Agreement First Amendment, 2. Res 20-13 Approved - Recommending to the Saint Paul City Council approval of reduction of Lancer Food Holdings, LLC contractual payment to City for the period July 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021 update

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Authorizing a reduction to the Lancer Food Holdings, LLC's contractual payment to the City for the period July 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021.

 

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WHEREAS, Lancer Foods, d/ba/a Zopoer Food LLC and Como Amusement LLC, now known as Lancer Food Holdings, LLC, (Operator) entered into an Agreement on November 28, 2018 for amusement and food service operations at the Como Zoo and Conservatory which terminates on December 31, 2036; and

WHEREAS, the November 28, 2018 agreement requires Operator pay the City an annual licensing fee of $170,000 as well as a commission percentage on food and beverage sales; and

WHEREAS, Minnesota’s Emergency Executive Order 20-01 Declaring a Peacetime Emergency and Coordinating Minnesota's Strategy to Protect Minnesotans from COVID-19 severely impacted Manager’s operations; and

WHEREAS, Operator wishes to amend the Agreement to allow for a reduction in payment to City for the period July 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021; and

WHEREAS, the City Council finds that the food service and amusement rides at the Como Zoo are important Saint Paul businesses integral to the success and value of the Como Zoo and Conservatory, and are experiencing financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and that supporting them during this difficult time serves a public purpose by helping to ensure they can continue to serve the Saint Paul community into the future; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the City Council of the City of Saint Paul authorizes the appropriate City officials to enter into the attached Amendment.

 

 

 

 

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