Saint Paul logo
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: RES 11-1441    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/3/2011
Title: Approving major modifications to the Victoria Park Master Plan.
Sponsors: Dave Thune
Attachments: 1. vicparkmodspcres.pdf, 2. vicparkzcminutes.pdf, 3. vicparkpcminutes7811.pdf, 4. vicparkplanmodsstaffreport.pdf, 5. vicparkmasterplamemotodonna.pdf, 6. vicparksholomletter.pdf, 7. VicParkGNelsonComments.pdf, 8. VIctoria Park Master Plan060911.pdf, 9. Sholom resident letters.pdf, 10. Petition to Saint Paul Planning Committee & Nova Academy.pdf, 11. Employee Petition to Saint PaulPlanning Committee & Nova Academy.pdf, 12. Gaius Nelson letter.pdf
Related files: PH 11-16
Approving major modifications to the Victoria Park Master Plan.

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Department of Planning and Economic Development, File # 11-239-001,
has applied for a major modification of the Victoria Park Master Plan under the provisions of ยง66.345(c)(2) of the Saint Paul Legislative Code, on property located at 852 Hathaway St, Parcel Identification Numbers (PIN) 142823120011 and 142823210033, legally described as Section 14 Town 28 Range 23 Ex C M St P & P Rr 100 Ft R/w, The Fol; Lots 1 Thru 5 & Lots 7 & 8 Blk 2 J N Rogers' 2nd Add & Beg On L 500 Ft Swly & Par To Swly L Riverside Add No.2 At Low Water L Miss Riv Th Nwly On Sd Par L To Pt Int With N L Of S 600 Ft O, Section 14 Town 28 Range 23; and J N Rogers Second Addition Lot 6 Blk 2; and
WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Planning Commission, based on the evidence presented to its Zoning Committee at the public hearing as substantially reflected in the minutes, made the following findings of fact:
1. The Victoria Park Master Plan was first adopted by the Saint Paul City Council in April 2005, along with rezoning approximately half of the Victoria Park Urban Village to T3M. The Victoria Park Master Plan lays out a vision of a pedestrian-friendly, transit-oriented community that provides a range of housing choices and prices; a new neighborhood park; a system of connected neighborhood streets for bicycles, pedestrians and cars; and an improved connection to the Mississippi River.
2. Rezoning of the remaining half of the urban village to T3M was delayed pending resolution of a lawsuit filed by the then-owner, Exxon Mobil. The lawsuit was settled in 2009, and the subsequent settlement restricts future use of the formerly-Exxon land to park purposes only. The Master Plan, however, shows the formerly-Exxon land developed with a range of housing types and a small central green.
3. Sec. 66.344(c) notes that major modifications to an approved master plan may be initiated by the City Council, Planning Com...

Click here for full text
Date NameDistrictOpinionCommentAction
No records to display.