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File #: RLH RR 21-1    Version:
Type: Resolution LH Substantial Abatement Order Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 1/13/2021
Title: Referring to City Council of a potential stay of enforcement of demolition for Amazing Homes Ecclesia LLC, represented by Michael Aderinkomi, for property at 1179 SEVENTH STREET EAST.
Sponsors: Nelsie Yang
Ward: Substantial Abatement Orders, Ward - 7
Attachments: 1. 1179 Seventh Street E.Aderinkomi Ltr.8-27-20.pdf, 2. 1179 Seventh Street E.Aderinkomi Ltr.9-4-20, 3. 1179 Seventh Street E.Aderinkomi R-R Ltr.9-11-20.pdf, 4. 1179 Seventh Street E.Aderinkomi R-R Ltr.9-30-20.pdf, 5. 1179 Seventh St E.Email and Cancellation of Contract.10-5-20.pdf, 6. 1179 Seventh St E.Email chain.10-6-20.pdf, 7. 1179 Seventh St E.Email chain.10-7-20.pdf, 8. 1179 Seventh St E.Email chain & Letter to Council.10-7-20.pdf, 9. 1179 Seventh St E.Zimny SHPO email.11-9-20, 10. 1179 Seventh St E.Vang-Aderinkomi email.12-3-20.pdf, 11. 1179 Seventh St E Resolution, 12. 1179 Seventh S E.Aderinkomi R-R Ltr.12-11-20, 13. 1179 Seventh St E.Oyinloye email to LH staff.12-9-20.pdf, 14. 1179 Seventh St E.Beacon email.12-23-20, 15. 1179 Seventh St E.minutes.12-22-20, 16. 1179 Seventh St E.MNAR - Commercial Purchase Ag.1-5-21, 17. 1179 Seventh St E.Concept Design LOA.1-5-21, 18. 1179 Seventh St E.Proposed Action Plan(s) .1-5-21, 19. 1179 Seventh Street E.Aderinkomi Revised R-R Ltr.12-23-20, 20. 1179 Seventh Street E.Aderinkomi R-R Ltr.1-15-21
Related files: RLH RR 19-23, RLH TA 19-556, RES 15-1207, CO 19-32, RLH RR 20-35, RES 20-1529, RLH RR 20-40, SR 20-137, RLH RR 21-44, RLH RR 21-40, SR 21-61

Title

Referring to City Council of a potential stay of enforcement of demolition for Amazing Homes Ecclesia LLC, represented by Michael Aderinkomi, for property at 1179 SEVENTH STREET EAST. 

 

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AMENDED 1/13/21

 

WHEREAS, on August 12, 2020, the Saint Paul City Council adopted Council File RLH RR 19-23, which ordered the removal of 1179 Seventh Street East within 15 days; and

 

WHEREAS, following the Council decision on the matter a request was made by Michael Aderinkomi, Amazing Homes Ecclesia LLC, to review this case again and consider granting a stay of enforcement; and

 

WHEREAS, a letter to Mr. Aderinkomi was sent September 4, 2020 indicating the criteria against which his request for a stay of enforcement, which included,

 

1.                     initiating legal proceedings to cancel the Contract for Deed of the Apostolic Minnesota Church Assembly;

2.                     posting a $10,000 performance deposit with Department of Safety and Inspections; and

3.                     maintaining the property;

 

WHEREAS, the September 4, 2020 letter further indicated that if the above conditions were met, the legislative hearing officer would recommend the Council grant additional time for

 

4.                     selling of the property per Mr. Aderinkomi's stated intention;

5.                     providing a detailed scope of work and contractor bids (to be completed by purchaser/developer); and

6.                     providing evidence of financing sufficient to execute the scope of work (to be completed by purchaser/developer); and

 

WHEREAS, conditions 1, 2 and 3 were met and the Legislative Hearing Officer recommended that the Council stay enforcement of Council File RLH RR 19-23, which ordered the removal of 1179 Seventh Street East within 15 days; and

 

WHEREAS, Legislative Hearing Officer recommended that the City Council stay enforcement of RLH RR 19-23 until January 1, 2021 in order that the contract for deed cancellation process may be completed and possible redevelopment plans be completed; and

 

WHEREAS, the Legislative Hearing Officer conducted a Legislative Hearing on December 8 and December 22, 2020 in order to assess progress in meeting conditions 4-6 enumerated above for later Council consideration of an additional stay of enforcement; and

 

WHEREAS, the Legislative Hearing Officer found in these hearings that no sale or redevelopment plans for the property were forthcoming; and

 

WHEREAS, a purchase agreement was executed by Michael Aderinkomi, representing Amazing Homes Ecclesia LLC (Seller) and Rashad Kenney, representing That Property Place (Purchaser) on January 4, 2021 was provided to the Legislative Hearing Officer Tuesday January 5, 2021, as well as 1-page draft action plan and 1-page letter of agreement with an architectural firm; and

 

WHEREAS, the above submitted materials did not include items addressing conditions 5 and 6 above; and

 

WHEREAS, the Legislative Hearing Officer will be reviewing the submissions in Legislative Hearing on January 12, 2021 in order to develop a recommendation on whether the Council should extend its stay of enforcement of RLH RR 19-23 again;

 

WHEREAS, the Legislative Hearing Officer's recommendation to the City Council is forthcoming pending this review to grant an additional stay, to April 16, 2021 in order that Rashad Kenney, representing That Property Place may 1) develop and submit for consideration rehabilitation plans; 2) evidence of financing sufficient to execute these plans; and 3) post a $10,000 performance deposit, as the existing performance deposit will not be carried over from the current owner; Now, Therefore, Be It,

 

RESOLVED, that the Saint Paul City Council hereby stays enforcement of enforcement of RLH RR 19-23 until April 16, 2021 / lifts its stay of enforcement of RLH RR 19-23 effective upon adoption of this resolution; and be it further

 

RESOLVED, that the City Council refers this matter to Legislative Hearing March 23, 2021 and directs the Legislative Hearing Officer to present a recommendation on continuing the stat at the April 21, 2021 Council meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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