ORDINANCE NO. 179, 2ND SERIES

ORDINANCE NO. 179, 2ND SERIES

 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WINDOM, MINNESOTA,                                     APPROVING THE SALE OF CITY-OWNED REAL ESTATE

            THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WINDOM ORDAINS:

            WHEREAS, the City of Windom, Minnesota, owns the following described “Real Estate”:

LOT 2, BLOCK 1, WINDOM INDUSTRIAL PARK SUBDIVISION TO THE CITY OF WINDOM, COTTONWOOD COUNTY, MINNESOTA, (“Real Estate”) Parcel #25-839-0015; and

            WHEREAS, the City of Windom is seeking responses from private developers to a Request for Proposals for the purpose of constructing a market-rate multi-family housing project on the Real Estate (hereinafter “the Project”); and

            WHEREAS, the responses from the private developers (“Respondents”) shall also contain the Respondents’ proposals for the Project and the purchase of this Real Estate; and if approved, will result in a binding contract with the terms and conditions covering the sale of this Real Estate with the City of Windom; and

            WHEREAS, Section 8.02, “Sale of Real Property” of the Charter for the City of Windom states: No real property of the City shall be disposed of except by ordinance; and

            WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Windom, after review of the responses to the Request for Proposals and public input, will determine which Respondent’s proposal will be selected for the Project and approve the terms of the sale of the Real Estate to the selected Respondent, which terms shall be in the best interests of the City of Windom and its citizens. 

            NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WINDOM, MINNESOTA, APPROVES AND ORDAINS: 

THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 2, BLOCK 1, WINDOM INDUSTRIAL PARK SUBDIVISION TO THE CITY OF WINDOM, COTTONWOOD COUNTY, MINNESOTA, (the “Real Estate”), Parcel #25-839-0015, shall be sold to the private developer whose response to the Request for Proposals is selected for the Project.  The name of the private developer submitting the selected proposal and the terms of sale will be incorporated into a Revised Ordinance No. 179, 2nd Series to be submitted to the City Council on May 21, 2019.

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THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WINDOM, MINNESOTA, FURTHER ORDAINS:

 EFFECTIVE DATE:  This ordinance, or an approved Title and Summary of this ordinance, shall be published in the COTTONWOOD COUNTY CITIZEN; and this ordinance shall be in full force and effect immediately upon publication. 

 ADOPTED AND PASSED by the City Council of the City of Windom, Minnesota, this 21st day of May, 2019.

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                                                                             Dominic Jones, Mayor                                          

ATTEST:

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Steven Nasby, City Administrator

1st Reading:     May 7, 2019

2nd Reading:    May 21, 2019

Adoption:        May 21, 2019 

Published:       May 29, 2019