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Record #: O2013-1640   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 3/13/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Aviation
Final action: 4/10/2013
Title: Indoor advertising concession lease and license agreements with Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc. d.b.a. Clear Channel Airports at Chicago O'Hare and Midway International Airports
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: AIRPORTS - Midway & O’Hare
Attachments: 1. O2013-1640.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR

March 13,2013








TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Aviation, I transmit herewith ordinances authorizing the execution of advertising-related concession agreements at O'Hare and Midway International Airports.

Your favorable consideration of these ordinances will be appreciated.

Mayor


Very truly yours,
ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City") is a home rule unit of local government as defined in Section 6(a), Article VII of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois, and, as such, may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and
WHEREAS, the City owns and operates, through its Chicago Department of Aviation ("CDA"), airports commonly known as Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Chicago Midway International Airport ("Midway") ( collectively, the "Airports") and possesses the power and authority to lease premises and facilities and to grant rights and privileges with respect thereto; and
WHEREAS, the Airports provide their employees, airport-tenants' employees, air carrier passengers and members of the public with many amenities, such as shopping, dining and other service needs; and

WHEREAS, as part of the other service needs of the Airports, the CDA issued a request for proposals ("RFP") for indoor and outdoor advertising and determined that respondent concessionaire, Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc., d/b/a Clear Channel Airports, ("Clear Channel") submitted the best proposal for indoor advertising; and

WHEREAS, the City and Clear Channel desire to enter into concessions agreements, ("Agreements") substantially in the form of Exhibits 1 and 2, to use certain space at the Airports for advertisement; and

WHEREAS, in light of the City's exploring the possibility of privatizing Midway, and with due regard for the best interests of the City, Clear Channel will f...

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