City of Providence

Resolution
23709

21 Salisbury Court

Information

Department:City CouncilSponsors:Councilman Luis A. Aponte
Category:*Resolution

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. 21 Salisbury Court
  3. 2019-221

Item Discussion

Resolution Requesting to transfer any and all City interest in the property located on Assessor's Plat 48, Lot 957 (21 Salisbury Court), to the PRA for redevelopment by SWAP and abating all intervening taxes, interest and fees.

Document Comments

WHEREAS, In 1997 The City of Providence, and the Providence Housing Authority (PHA) entered into a settlement agreement with Family Housing Development Corporation (FHDC) relative to the City’s construction of a school on Thurbers Avenue; and

WHEREAS, Said agreement was amended several times over time to accommodate the City’s interests; and

WHEREAS, The City and the PHA are now in substantial compliance with said settlement terms; and

WHEREAS, Both parties agree that one provision of said agreement remains outstanding, relative to the provision of 3.15 acres of land by the Providence Redevelopment Agency (PRA) in the general vicinity of the Thurbers Avenue site to the FHDC for the development of affordable housing; and

WHEREAS, To date, the City and PRA have transferred or are in the process of transferring a total of sixty-one thousand two hundred and seventy-three (61,273) square feet of land, equivalent to one and four tenths (1.4) of an acre; and

WHEREAS, S.W.A.P. Inc. (SWAP) is now working in collaboration with FHDC to facilitate completion of said agreement through the construction of owner occupied housing on the land provided; and

WHEREAS, Having generally completed the construction on the first set of lots provided, S.W.A.P and FHDC are now ready for the next installment of available property; and

WHEREAS, It is in the City and PRA’s interest to satisfy the terms of said agreement and to close out said matter; and

WHEREAS, The City controls the following lot which may now be transferred in further resolution of this matter.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the City council authorizes the transfer of all of the City’s interest in 21 Salisbury Court, Plat 48 Lot 957, to the PRA and authorizes the following actions as detailed relative to said property:

Section 1.               21 Salisbury Court, Plat 48 Lot 957: City shall transfer tax title to PRA for no monetary consideration as authorized by §44-9-18.2 for foreclosure of the rights of redemption, abate and release any other City liens and associated fees, and shall abate any and all taxes, intervening taxes and associated fees following said foreclosure or until title is transferred by deed to SWAP for the development of affordable housing.

Section 2.                This resolution shall be effective upon passage by the City Council and approval by the Mayor

 

Body

WHEREAS, In 1997 The City of Providence, and the Providence Housing Authority (PHA) entered into a settlement agreement with Family Housing Development Corporation (FHDC) relative to the City’s construction of a school on Thurbers Avenue; and

WHEREAS, Said agreement was amended several times over time to accommodate the City’s interests; and

WHEREAS, The City and the PHA are now in substantial compliance with said settlement terms; and

WHEREAS, Both parties agree that one provision of said agreement remains outstanding, relative to the provision of 3.15 acres of land by the Providence Redevelopment Agency (PRA) in the general vicinity of the Thurbers Avenue site to the FHDC for the development of affordable housing; and

WHEREAS, To date, the City and PRA have transferred or are in the process of transferring a total of sixty-one thousand two hundred and seventy-three (61,273) square feet of land, equivalent to one and four tenths (1.4) of an acre; and

WHEREAS, S.W.A.P. Inc. (SWAP) is now working in collaboration with FHDC to facilitate completion of said agreement through the construction of owner occupied housing on the land provided; and

WHEREAS, Having generally completed the construction on the first set of lots provided, S.W.A.P and FHDC are now ready for the next installment of available property; and

WHEREAS, It is in the City and PRA’s interest to satisfy the terms of said agreement and to close out said matter; and

WHEREAS, The City controls the following lot which may now be transferred in further resolution of this matter.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the City council authorizes the transfer of all of the City’s interest in 21 Salisbury Court, Plat 48 Lot 957, to the PRA and authorizes the following actions as detailed relative to said property:

Section 1.               21 Salisbury Court, Plat 48 Lot 957: City shall transfer tax title to PRA for no monetary consideration as authorized by §44-9-18.2 for foreclosure of the rights of redemption, abate and release any other City liens and associated fees, and shall abate any and all taxes, intervening taxes and associated fees following said foreclosure or until title is transferred by deed to SWAP for the development of affordable housing.

Section 2.                This resolution shall be effective upon passage by the City Council and approval by the Mayor

 

 

Meeting History

Mar 21, 2019 7:00 PM Audio/Video City Council Regular Council Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:REFERRED
Mar 28, 2019 5:00 PM Audio/Video Finance Committee Regular Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Jo-Ann Ryan, Vice-Chairwoman
SECONDER:James E. Taylor, Councilman
AYES:John J. Igliozzi, Jo-Ann Ryan, Helen D. Anthony, James E. Taylor
ABSENT:Carmen Castillo
Apr 4, 2019 7:00 PM Audio/Video City Council Regular Council Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:PASSED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Jo-Ann Ryan, Councilwoman
SECONDER:Mary Kay Harris, Councilwoman
AYES:Sabina Matos, Helen D. Anthony, Luis A. Aponte, Carmen Castillo, Michael J. Correia, Mary Kay Harris, John J. Igliozzi, Katherine A. Kerwin, Nirva R. LaFortune, Rachel M. Miller, Jo-Ann Ryan, David A. Salvatore, James E. Taylor, Seth Yurdin
ABSENT:Nicholas J. Narducci