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File #: RES 11-1810    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Archived
In control: Housing & Redevelopment Authority
Final action: 9/28/2011
Title: Resolution Amending Land Disposition Policy for HRA Owned Real Estate
Sponsors: Dave Thune
Attachments: 1. Land Disposition Amendment Board Report, 2. Attachment B
Related files: RES 14-867

Resolution Amending Land Disposition Policy for HRA Owned Real Estate


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 communities; and is authorized to create redevelopment projects as defined in Minn Stat Section 469.002, Subd. 14; and

WHEREAS, by Resolution adopted on May 28, 2003 and amended on September 23, 2009, the HRA adopted a Policy for Disposition of HRA owned real estate ("Land Disposition Policy") and the Land Disposition Policy applies to most land owned by the HRA; and

WHEREAS, from time to time the City of Saint Paul determines it has surplus land and decides to dispose of such land to an end user for a price and use negotiated and determined by City staff and approved by the City Council, and to facilitate such transfer to the end user the City of Saint Paul, under City Administrative Code Chapter 51, (Sec. 51.01, Para. 11), conveys the land to the HRA who merely acts as a conduit and immediately transfers the land to the City approved end user, and the Land Disposition Policy applies to the HRA transfer to the end user; and

WHEREAS, because the City of Saint Paul ...

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