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File #: RES 21-324    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 5/19/2021
Title: Approving a Lease Agreement between the City and the Board of Water Commissioners to lease a portion of Board-owned property at 750 Snelling Avenue South for use by the City’s Parks and Recreation Department.
Sponsors: Nelsie Yang
Attachments: 1. Location Map, 2. Lease Agreement, 3. Res 21-02 Approval of lease agreements between the City of Saint Paul and the Board of Water Commissioners to include the diversion of parkland at Pigs Eye Regional, 4. Res 21-02 Exhibit A Lease Agreement_Pig's Eye Site_City of Saint Paul, 5. Res 21-02 Exhibit B SECO SPRWS Letter of Support, 6. Res 21-02 Exhibit C Pigs Eye Council Member Handouts, 7. Res 21-02 Exhibit D - Staff Report, 8. PRC Minutes 2 11 21, 9. PRC Agenda 2 11 21, 10. Baucom Presentation.Pigs Eye Lake Regional Park, 11. Dimond Testimony, 12. Lynch letter, 13. Sonnen Email, 14. RASE 21-324 Ward 4 Public Comment, 15. RASE 21-324 Ward 4 Public Comment

Title

Approving a Lease Agreement between the City and the Board of Water Commissioners to lease a portion of Board-owned property at 750 Snelling Avenue South for use by the City’s Parks and Recreation Department.

 

Body

WHEREAS, the Board of Water Commissioners is owner of certain real property situated in the southwest corner of 750 Snelling Avenue South in the City of Saint Paul, County of Ramsey, State of Minnesota, commonly referred to as Highland Reservoir No. 1 (the “Highland Reservoir No. 1 Property”); and

WHEREAS, the Board has abandoned its active use of its Highland Reservoir No. 1 and plans to demolish the structure; and

WHEREAS, the City desires to lease the Highland Reservoir No. 1 Property from the Board following demolition of the existing structure and to thereupon construct, maintain, and operate recreational facilities through its Department of Parks and Recreation (the “Lease Agreement”); and

WHEREAS, the Board adopted Resolution No. 21-339 at its March 9, 2021 meeting which approved said Lease Agreement, and which also requested that the Honorable Council of the City of Saint Paul likewise approve said Lease Agreement; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the Lease Agreement between the City of Saint Paul and the Board of Water Commissioners of the City of Saint Paul to lease said Highland Reservoir No. 1 Property to the City for construction, maintenance, and operation of recreational facilities is hereby approved in substantially the form submitted and the proper officers are hereby authorized and directed to execute said Lease Agreement on behalf of the City.

 

 

 

 

 

Date NameDistrictOpinionCommentAction
4/21/2021 5:44 PMMelissa Wenzel For I will be providing more comment on Res 21-62 and believe that both resolutions should be connected/read in order (and feel that Res 21-62 should come first). That said, in order to provide the critical city-wide (and local ward) needs of the city, I am for this resolution. Please see Comment on Res 21-62 for more details as well as my "why." +7 -6 6