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File #: RES 22-807    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/1/2022
Title: Authorizing and approving a joint powers agreement between the City of Saint Paul and Saint Paul Public Housing Agency regarding compliance review for the Parkway Apartments project that received City of Saint Paul and/or Housing and Redevelopment Authority funding and Saint Paul Housing Agency project based voucher funding. (Districts 2, Ward 7)
Sponsors: Jane L. Prince
Attachments: 1. City - PHA Compliance Agreement

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Authorizing and approving a joint powers agreement between the City of Saint Paul and Saint Paul Public Housing Agency regarding compliance review for the Parkway Apartments project that received City of Saint Paul and/or Housing and Redevelopment Authority funding and Saint Paul Housing Agency project based voucher funding. (Districts 2, Ward 7)

 

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WHEREAS, pursuant to the provisions of Minnesota Statutes Section 471.59, two or more governmental units, by agreement entered into through action of their governing bodies, are authorized to enter into agreements to exercise jointly or cooperatively governmental powers common to each and to permit one governmental entity to perform services or functions for another governmental unit; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul (“City”) and the City of Saint Paul Public Housing Agency (“PHA”) are governmental units as defined under Minn. Stat. §471.59; and

 

WHEREAS, the PHA awarded vouchers through its Project Based Voucher Program (“PBV Program”) for an affordable-housing development known as Parkway Apartments, located at 1428 7th Street East, St. Paul, Minnesota (the “Project”); and

 

WHEREAS, the federal regulations require that the Project comply with the Federal Davis-Bacon and Related Acts Labor Standards (“DBRA”); and

 

WHEREAS, the City provided a deferred loan of $1,500,000 of Federal HOME funds to The Parkway Limited Partnership to assist in financing the Project; and

 

WHEREAS, the PHA and the City wish to enter into this Agreement to reflect the understanding between the parties related to monitoring of the DBRA compliance requirements at the Project.

 

WHEREAS, the City Council finds that compliance review of the Parkway Apartments Project serves a public purpose and benefits the community as a whole; and

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor of Saint Paul desires to effectuate the compliance monitoring and oversight of the Parkway Apartments Project according to the terms and conditions of this attached Joint Powers Agreement; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Saint Paul City Council hereby authorizes the appropriate city officials to enter into the attached Joint Powers Agreement related to monitoring of DBRA compliance requires at the Project; and be it

 

FURTHER RESOLVED, that City staff and officials are further authorized and directed to take all actions necessary to carry out this Resolution and perform the City’s obligations under the Agreement in connection with the Project.

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