April 7, 2021
MINNESOTA HIGHER EDUCATION FACILITIES AUTHORITY
Notice of Public Hearing on Revenue Obligations
on Behalf of Saint John’s University
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the Minnesota Higher Education Facilities Authority (the “Authority”) with respect to a proposal to issue revenue bonds or other obligations on behalf of Saint John’s University (the “Corporation”), a Minnesota nonprofit corporation, as owner and operator of Saint John’s University (the “Institution”), at the Authority’s offices at Suite 450, 380 Jackson Street, St. Paul, Minnesota, on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. Under the proposal, the Authority would issue its revenue bonds or other obligations, which will be qualified 501(c)(3) bonds, in an aggregate original principal amount not to exceed $25,000,000 to finance projects generally described as (i) the acquisition, construction and equipping of a new 96-bed townhouse style student residence facility; (ii) renovation and upgrades to Peter Engel Science Center; (iii) renovation of the first floor and third floor of Wimmer Hall; (iv) construction of a pedestrian bridge connecting the lower campus and upper campus; and (v) capital improvement and renovation projects, including a student center (Sexton Commons) and student residence facilities (Saint Thomas Aquinas Hall and Saint Mary Hall) (collectively, the “Projects”), and to fund costs of issue. The Projects are or will be owned or leased and operated by the Corporation, and located on the Institution’s main campus in Collegeville, Minnesota.
The Authority’s meeting and public hearing on April 21, 2021, will be conducted by telephone or other electronic means in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, Section 13D.021. Members of the public may attend the meeting in person or via telephone by calling toll-free 1‑877‑978-6969; Access Code 474-257-269#. Some members of the Authority may participate by telephone or other remote means.
Written comments may be sent by regular mail to the attention of the Operations Manager at the offices of the Authority, 380 Jackson Street, Suite 450, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55101, or emailed to [email protected] or sent by facsimile to (651) 297-5751. Anyone requiring an accommodation consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Authority at (651) 296-4690 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting to arrange for any necessary accommodations.
For additional information on such public hearing, see the Notice of Public Hearing – St. John’s University, on the Authority’s website: mnhefa.org – Recent News.
By Order of the
Minnesota Higher Education Facilities Authority
Barry W. Fick, Executive Director