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File #: RES PH 21-94    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: Housing & Redevelopment Authority
Final action: 4/28/2021
Title: Approving and authorizing the execution of a purchase and sale agreement with Charter School Property, Inc. for the sale of .12 acres of land located at 192 Sherburne Avenue, District 7, Ward 1
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Attachments: 1. Board Report, 2. Project Summary, 3. CAAPB Memo, 4. Map, 5. District 7 Profile, 6. Allred Email, 7. Burrows Email, 8. CAAPB Memo, 9. Getchell Letter, 10. Hanson Email, 11. Howatt Email, 12. Jones Letter, 13. Knox Letter, 14. Moore Letter, 15. Nathan Letter, 16. Sturm Email, 17. Vang Letter
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Approving and authorizing the execution of a purchase and sale agreement with Charter School Property, Inc. for the sale of .12 acres of land located at 192 Sherburne Avenue, District 7, Ward 1

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WHEREAS, the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota (the "HRA") is a public body corporate and politic established pursuant to the provisions of Minnesota Statutes, Section 469.001, et seq. (the “Act”); and

WHEREAS, the HRA has the power to engage in development or redevelopment activities under Minnesota law and the HRA is authorized to engage in activities relating to (a) housing projects and development, (b) removal and prevention of the spread of conditions of blight or deterioration, (c) bringing substandard buildings and improvements into compliance with public standards, (d) disposition of land for private redevelopment, and (e) improving the tax base and the financial stability of the community, and to engage in the aforementioned activities when these needs cannot be met through reliance solely upon private initiative and which can also be undertaken in targeted neighborhoods; and is authorized to create redevelopment projects as defined in Minn. Stat. Section 469.002, Subd. 14; and

WHEREAS, on October 12, 2020 the HRA received a proposal to purchase 192 Sherburne Avenue (“Property”) from the HRA from Charter School Property, Inc. (“Buyer”) for the development of a charter school and community center and associated play space and a drive-aisle; and

WHEREAS, Buyer submitted an updated proposal to purchase on December 30, 2020, increasing the offer price commensurate with the value established in an appraisal report; and

WHEREAS, HRA staff propose to sell and convey the Property to Buyer for $170,000.00, which represents a fair market value land cost, for construction of the aforementioned charter school and community center and associated play space and a drive-aisle; and

WHEREAS, HRA staff recommend a p...

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