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File #: RES 21-1228    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/25/2021
Title: Consenting, pursuant to Administrative Code Section 24.03(1)(iii), to Menaka Mohan performing work on behalf of NEOO Partners Inc. in furtherance of the City’s Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) focused business technical assistance project.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen

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Consenting, pursuant to Administrative Code Section 24.03(1)(iii), to Menaka Mohan performing work on behalf of NEOO Partners Inc. in furtherance of the City’s Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) focused business technical assistance project.

 

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WHEREAS, the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota (the “HRA”) allocated $250,000 for Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) focused business technical assistance in its 2021 budget (the “Project”) ; and

WHEREAS, the City’s Department of Planning and Economic Development, servicing the needs of the HRA, has undertaken the development of the Project.

WHEREAS, Menaka Mohan, Senior Development Associate at NEOO Partners Inc. was, within the past year, employed by the City as a Principal City Planner in the City’s Department of Planning and Economic Development; and

WHEREAS, NEOO Partners Inc. may, at some future date, serve a partnership role to the City and HRA in furtherance of the Project, Victoria Theater, and other large development sites in Saint Paul; and

WHEREAS, the City, after consultation, has determined that Menaka Mohan’s work on the Project, Victoria Theater, and other large development sites in Saint Paul, on behalf of NEOO Partners Inc., to the extent that such may implicate Saint Paul Administrative Code Section 24.03(1)(iii), will neither injure the public interest, nor impair the policy goals of that provision; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that to the extent Menaka Mohan’s involvement on the Project, Victoria Theater, and other large development sites in Saint Paul may be construed to implicate Administrative Code Section 24.03(1)(iii), the Saint Paul City Council consents to such involvement and finds that said consent will neither injure the public interest nor impair the policy goals of Administrative Code Section 24.03(1)(iii).

 

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