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File #: RES PH 21-296    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/20/2021
Title: Approving a petition by Ryan Companies to vacate and divert city parkland for private storm water improvements.
Sponsors: Chris Tolbert
Attachments: 1. Attachment A- Stormwater & Drainage Easement Areas, 2. Attachment B-Part 1-Stormwater Drainage and Construction Easement - Block 1 - City and PP-MOB (ID 42796), 3. Attachment B-Part 2-Stormwater Drainage Easement - Block 1 - City and PPL (ID 60445), 4. Attachment C- Commish Res 21-13 - Diversion- Gateway Pk- Approved
Title
Approving a petition by Ryan Companies to vacate and divert city parkland for private storm water improvements.

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WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul (“City”) owns a large parcel of parkland within the Highland Bridge development in the Highland Park neighborhood (“Gateway Park”) and described as Park A, FORD according to the recorded plat thereof, Ramsey County, Minnesota; and

WHEREAS, Project Paul LLC owns property adjoining Gateway Park to its east and intends to develop said property as a medical office building; and Nellie Francis Court LP owns property also adjoining Gateway Park to its east and intends to develop its property as affordable housing (collectively the “Private Owners”); and

WHEREAS, in conjunction with said development projects, the Private Owners desire to construct and use a private, below ground stormwater system to include storm sewer piping and structures (“Stormwater Improvements”) upon portions of Gateway Park, as legally described and depicted in Attachment A attached hereto (the “Stormwater Easement Area”), which Stormwater Improvements will benefit the Private Owners’ properties in perpetuity; and

WHEREAS, the Private Owners further desire to construct and use overland flow routes over portions of Gateway Park, also legally described and depicted in Attachment A attached hereto (the “Drainage Easement Area”), which also will benefit the Private Owners’ properties in perpetuity; and

WHEREAS, Ryan Companies (“Petitioner”), on behalf of the Private Owners, has requested the vacation and diversion of portions of Gateway Park for the Stormwater Easement Area and Drainage Easement Area; and has further requested that the City grant a perpetual drainage and stormwater easement to the Private Owners (“Stormwater Easement”), attached hereto as Attachment B, for the use, operation, maintenance, repair and replacement of the Stormwater Improvements within the Stormw...

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