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File #: RES PH 21-141    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: Housing & Redevelopment Authority
Final action: 6/9/2021
Title: Resolution approving and authorizing the sale and conveyance of 47 Douglas Street, approving and authorizing execution of a development agreement, and approving and authorizing expenditures for redevelopment, District 9, Ward 2
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Attachments: 1. Board Report, 2. Map, 3. Public Purpose, 4. District 9 Profile, 5. Comprehensive Plan Conformance
Related files: RES 13-1592, RES PH 18-235, RES 22-642
Title
Resolution approving and authorizing the sale and conveyance of 47 Douglas Street, approving and authorizing execution of a development agreement, and approving and authorizing expenditures for redevelopment, District 9, Ward 2
Body
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 Minnesota Statutes, Section 469.002, Subdivision 14; and

WHEREAS, the HRA has duly adopted and there is now lawfully in effect in the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota, a City Wide Comprehensive/Redevelopment Plan and City Consolidated Five-Year Plan providing for the acquisition, clearance and resale of land for redevelopment; and

WHEREAS, the HRA owns a vacant single-family house with an address 47 Douglas Street (the “Property”); and

WHEREAS, the HRA received the Property as a donation in 2010, and subsequently maintained the Property by utilizing a variety of funding sources including Community Development Block Grant (“CDBG”) funds, and

WHEREAS, on October 9, 2013, by Resolution 13-1592, the HRA Board accepted and approved key terms of t...

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