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Record #: SO2013-905   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 2/13/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 5/8/2013
Title: Expansion of Enterprise Zone 6 for development and rehabilitation of depressed area
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Attachments: 1. O2013-905.pdf, 2. SO2013-905.pdf
SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE
WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Chicago on November 24, 1986, passed an ordinance establishing Enterprise Zone 6, appearing in the Journal of Council Proceedings of the City of Chicago (the "Journal") on pages 37054 to 37056; and amended and appearing in the November 5, 1993 Journal on pages 39921 to 39924; and amended and appearing in the April 13, 1994 Journal on pages 48385 to 48390; and amended and appearing in the December 13, 1995 Journal on pages 13537 to 13542; and amended and appearing in the June 10, 1996 Journal on pages 22946 to 22951; and amended and appearing in the December 10, 1997 Journal on pages 58159 to 58165; and amended and appearing in the September 4, 2002 Journal on pages 92189 to 92193; and amended and appearing in the November 6, 2002 Journal on pages 95286 to 95294 (collectively, the "Designating Ordinance"); and
WHEREAS, the City of Chicago is permitted under the Illinois Enterprise Zone Act, 20 ILCS 655/1 et seq. ("Illinois Enterprise Zone Act") to amend or modify the boundaries of Enterprise Zones subject to the approval of the State of Illinois (the "State") through its Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity ("DCEO"); and
WHEREAS, the City of Chicago has determined that the expansion of Enterprise Zone 6 will increase the development and rehabilitation of a depressed area of the City; and
WHEREAS, all required procedures have been followed in the modification of the boundaries of Enterprise Zone 6 as required under the Illinois Enterprise Zone Act and the Chicago Enterprise Zone Ordinance, Chapter 16-12 of the Municipal Code of Chicago (the "Chicago Enterprise Zone Ordinance"); now, therefore,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO.
SECTION 1. That Section 1 of the Designating Ordinance is hereby amended by deleting the language bracketed and inserting the language in italics as follows:
"The following area, hereafter referred to as 'Zone 6' is hereby designated a Proposed Enterprise Zone. The area boundaries shall be as follows for Zone 6:
Starting at the intersection of Racine Avenue and 55th Street; then running north of Racine Avenue to 51 st Street; then running east on 51 st Street to the west line of Cottage Grove Avenue; then north along the west line of Cottage Grove Avenue to its intersection with the north line of 47th Street; then east along the north line of 47th Street to a point which is 262.50 feet east of the east line of Woodlawn Avenue; then north perpendicular to the north line of 47th Street 253.00 feet; then east parallel to the north line of 47th Street 131.50 feet to a bend in the southerly line of a northeasterly/southwesterly 15 foot public alley; then northeasterly along the southeasterly line of said alley 39.25 feet; then southeasterly parallel with the southwesterly line of Lake Park Avenue 142.17 feet; then northeasterly parallel with the southeasterly line of said northeasterly/southwesterly 16.00 foot public alley 320.00 feet to the southwesterly line of Lake Park Avenue; then southeasterly along the southwesterly line of Lake Park Avenue 503.00 feet, more or less, [to its intersection with a line 3.00 feet south of and parallel with] the north line of 47th Street; thence east to the center line of Lake Park Avenue; thence southeasterly along the center line of Lake Park Avenue to the north line of Hyde Park Boulevard; thence southerly to the south line of Hyde Park Boulevard at the intersection with a line being the northwesterly extension of the easterly line of vacated South Lake Park Avenue vacated by ordinance passed by the City Council of the City of Chicago on August 25,
 
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1966; thence southeasterly along the easterly line of vacated South Lake Park Avenue aforesaid to a point being the easterly extension of the north line of lot 5 in Cornell's Resubdivision of Blocks 15 and 16 in Hyde Park, a subdivision in the East 1A of the Southeast Yt of Section 11, Township 38 North, Range 14 East of the Third Principal Meridian; thence west along the easterly extension of the north line of Lot 5 in Cornell's Resubdivision and continuing along the north line of Lot 10 to the center line of Harper Avenue; thence north along the center line of Harper Avenue to the south line of Hyde Park Boulevard; thence east to the southerly extension of the westerly line of Lake Park Avenue; thence northwesterly along the westerly line of South Lake Park Avenue to a point being 3.00 feet south of and parallel with the north line of 47th Street; then west along said line 3.00 feet south of and parallel with the north line of 47th Street to its intersection with a line 3.00 feet east of and parallel with the west line of Cottage Grove Avenue; then south along said parallel line 3.00 feet east of the west line of Cottage Grove Avenue to the south line of 51st Street extended; then west along the south line of 51st Street extended 3.00 feet to the west line of Cottage Grove Avenue; then running south on Cottage Grove Avenue to 60th Street; then running west on 60th Street to State Street; then running south on State Street to 62nd Street; then running east on 62nd Street to Ingleside Avenue; then running north on Ingleside Avenue to 61st Street; then running east on 61st Street to Greenwood Avenue; then running south on Greenwood Avenue to 62nd Street; then running east on 62nd Street to Stony Island Avenue; then running south on Stony Island Avenue to 64th Street; then running west on 64th Street to State Street; then running south on State Street to 71st Street; then running west on 71st Street to Stewart Avenue; then running south on Stewart Avenue to 74th Street; then running west on 74th Street to Eggleston Avenue; then running south on Eggleston Avenue to 75th Street; then running west on 75th Street to Wallace Street; then running south on Wallace Street to 79th Street; then running east on 79th Street to State Street; then running south on State Street to 91st Street; then running west on 91st Street to Halsted Street; thence south along Halsted Street to the south line of 103rd Street; thence west along the south line of 103rd Street to the east line of Green Street; thence south along the east line of Green Street to the north line of the alley south of 103rd Street; thence east along the north line of the alley to the east line of the alley east of Green Street; thence south along the east line of the alley to the north line of 104th Street; thence east along the north line of 104th Street to Halsted Street; thence south along Halsted Street to the north line of Lot 5 of Warfield & Holman's Resubdivision; thence west along the north line of said Lot 5 to the east line of the alley west of Halsted Street; thence south along the east line of the alley to the south line of Lot 14 of Warfield & Holman's Resubdivision; thence east along the south line of said Lot 14 to Halsted Street; thence south along Halsted Street to a point 3 feet north of the centerline of 107th Street; thence west parallel with the centerline of 107th Street to the west line of Illinois Route 57; thence north along the west line of Illinois Route 57 to the west line of the Pennsylvania Railroad; thence north along the west line of the Pennsylvania Railroad to the south line of 104th Street; thence west along the south line of 104th Street to the east line of the Chicago Rock Island and Pacific Railroad; thence south along the east line of the Chicago Rock Island and Pacific Railroad to a point 3 feet north of the centerline of 107th Street; thence west parallel with the centerline of 107th Street to the centerline of Vincennes Avenue; thence south along the centerline of Vincennes Avenue to the centerline of 118th Street; thence west along the centerline of 118th Street to the centerline of Church Street; thence north along the centerline of Church Street to the north line of Lot 6 in Block 3 in the resubdivision of Blocks 4 and 11 in Vincennes Road Addition; thence west along the north line of said Lot 6 to the east line of the Chicago Rock Island and Pacific Railroad; thence south along the east line of the Chicago Rock Island and Pacific Railroad to the west line of the alley west of Vincennes Avenue; thence north along the west line of the alley to the south line of Lot 8 in Block 12 in Vincennes Road Addition; thence east along the south line of said Lot 8 to the west line of Vincennes Avenue; thence north along the west line of Vincennes Avenue to the north line of Lot 6 in Block 12 in Vincennes Road Addition; thence west along the north line of said Lot 6 to the west line of the alley west of
 
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Vincennes Avenue; thence north along the west line of the alley to a point 3 feet south of the centerline of 118th Street; thence east parallel with the centerline of 118th Street to a point 3 feet east of the centerline of Vincennes Avenue; thence north parallel with the centerline of Vincennes Avenue to the south line of Lot 18 in Block 2 of Vincennes Road Addition; thence east along the south line of said Lot 18 to the west line of the alley east of Vincennes Avenue; thence north along the west line of the alley to the south line of 115th Street; thence east along the south line of 115th Street to the east line of the Chicago Rock Island and Pacific Railroad; thence south along the east line of the Chicago Rock Island and Pacific Railroad to the centerline of 119th Street; thence east along the centerline of 119th Street to the centerline of Ashland Avenue; thence south along the centerline of Ashland Avenue to the centerline of 123rd Street; thence east along the centerline of 123rd Street to the west line of the Illinois Central Railroad; thence north along the west line of the Illinois Central Railroad to the centerline of Loomis Street; thence north along the centerline of Loomis Street to the centerline of 120th Street; thence west along the centerline of 120th Street to the east line of Bishop Street; thence south along the east line of Bishop Street to the north line of the alley south of 120th Street; thence east along the north line of the alley to a point 3 feet west of the centerline of Loomis Street; thence south parallel with the centerline of Loomis Street to the centerline of 121st Street; thence west along the centerline of 121st Street to the east line of the alley west of Loomis Street; thence south along the east line of the alley to the north line of the alley north of the Illinois Central Railroad; thence southwest along the north line of the alley to the north line of Lot 18 in Block 9 of William R. Ken's Subdivision; thence west along the north line of said Lot 18 to the east line of Bishop Street; thence south along the east line of Bishop Street to the north line of the alley north of the Illinois Central Railroad; thence west along the north line of the alley to the south line of 122nd Street; thence west along the south line of 122nd Street to a point 3 feet east of the centerline of Ashland Avenue; thence north parallel with the centerline of Ashland Avenue to a point 3 feet north of the centerline of 119th Street; thence west parallel with the centerline of 119th Street to the west line of Illinois Route 57; thence north along the west line of Illinois Route 57 to a point 3 feet north of the centerline of 115th Street; thence west parallel with the centerline of 115th Street to a point 3 feet east of the centerline of Vincennes Avenue; thence north parallel with the centerline of Vincennes Avenue to the south line of Lot 39 in Block 89 of Washington Heights Subdivision; thence east along the south line of said Lot 39 to the west line of the.alley east of Vincennes Avenue; thence north along the west line of the alley to the north line of Lot 45 in Block 89 of Washington Heights Subdivision; thence west along the north line of Lot 45 to a point 3 feet east of the centerline of Vincennes Avenue; thence north parallel with the centerline of Vincennes Avenue to the north line of Waseca Place; thence east along the north line of Waseca Place to the west line of the alley east of Vincennes Avenue; thence north along the west line of the alley to the south line of Monterey Avenue; thence east along the south line of Monterey Avenue to the west line of Lot 10 in Block 66 of Washington Heights Subdivision; thence south along the west line of said Lot 10 to the north line of the alley south of Monterey Avenue; thence east along the north line of the alley to the west line of Davol Street; thence north along the west line of Davol Street to the south line of Monterey Avenue; thence east along the south line of Monterey Avenue to the west line of the Chicago Rock Island and Pacific Railroad; thence north along the west line of the Chicago Rock Island and Pacific Railroad to the south line of Pryor Avenue; thence west along the south line of Pryor Avenue to the east line of Ashland Avenue; thence south along the east line of Ashland Avenue to the north line of Monterey Avenue; thence west along the north line of Monterey Avenue to a point 3 feet east of the centerline of Vincennes Avenue; thence north parallel with the centerline of Vincennes Avenue to the centerline of 107th Street; thence east along the centerline of 107th Street to the east line of the Chicago Rock Island and Pacific Railroad; thence south along the east line of the Chicago Rock Island and Pacific Railroad to the south line of Lot 39 in Willis M. Hirt's Subdivision; thence east along the south line of said Lot 39 to the west line of Glenroy Avenue; thence south along the west line of Glenroy Avenue to the south line of 108th Street; thence west
 
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along the south line of 108th Street to the east line of Bishop Street; thence south along the east line of Bishop Street to the west line of Illinois Route 57; thence north along the west line of Illinois Route 57 to the west line of Loomis Street; thence north along the west line of Loomis Street to the westerly extension of the north line of the alley north of 107th Place; thence east along the north line of the alley and its extension to the east line of Lot 21 in Block 2 of Hildebrand's Subdivision; thence north along the east line of said Lot 21 to the centerline of 107th Street; thence east along the centerline of 107th Street to a point 3 feet east of the centerline of Halsted Street; thence north parallel with the centerline of Halsted Street to the south line of Lot 33 in Block 41 of East Washington Heights Subdivision; thence east along the south line of said Lot 33 to the west line of the alley east of Halsted Street; thence north along the west line of the alley to the south line of 102nd Street; thence west along the south line of 102nd Street to a point 3 feet east of the centerline of Halsted Street; thence north parallel with the centerline of Halsted Street to the north line of 100th Street; thence east along the north line of 100th Street to the west line of the alley east of Halsted Street; thence north along the west line of the alley to the north line of Lot 44 in Block 24 of East Washington Heights Subdivision; thence west along the north line of said Lot 44 to a point 3 feet east of the centerline of Halsted Street; thence north parallel with the centerline of Halsted Street to the north line of 95th Street; thence east along the north line of 95th Street to the west line of Emerald Avenue; thence north along the west line of Emerald Avenue to the south line of the alley north of 95th Street; thence west along the south line of the alley to a point 3 feet east of the centerline of Halsted Street; thence north parallel with the centerline of Halsted Street to 91st Street; thence west along 91st Street to Halsted Street; then running north on Halsted Street to the south line of 75th Street; then running west along the south line of 75th Street to a line 629.64 feet east of the east line of Laflin Street; then south along the said line 629.64 feet east of the east line of Laflin Street to the north line of 76th Street; then west along the north line of 76th Street to the east line of Laflin Street; then north along the east line of Laflin Street to the south line of 75th Street; then west along the south line of 75th Street and 75th Street extended to Western Avenue; then running south on Western Avenue to 76th Street; then running west on 76th Street and 76th Street extended to Rockwell Street extended south; then running south on Rockwell Street extended to 79th Street; then running west on 79th Street to Columbus Avenue; then running northeast on Columbus Avenue to 77th Street; then running west on 77th Street to St. Louis Avenue; then running north on St. Louis Avenue to 75th Street; then running west on 75th Street to the east line of Central Park Avenue extended south; then running north along the east line of Central Park Avenue extended and Central Park Avenue to 74th Street; then running east on 74th Street to Homan Avenue; then running north on Homan Avenue to 73rd Street; then running east on 73rd Street to Kedzie Avenue; then running south on Kedzie Avenue to 74th Street; then running east on 74th Street to the west side of Rockwell Street; then running north on the west side of Rockwell Street to Lithuanian Plaza Court; then running east on Lithuanian Plaza Court to Western Avenue; then running south on Western Avenue to 71 st Street; then running west on 71 st Street to the east side of Rockwell Street; then running north on the east side of Rockwell Street to the first alleyway west of Western Avenue; then running north along said alleyway to the first alleyway south of Lithuanian Plaza Court; then running west along said alleyway to the centerline of Rockwell Street; then running south along the centerline of Rockwell Street to the north line of 75th Street extended west; then running east along the north line of 75th Street extended to Damen Avenue; then running north on Damen Avenue to 71st Street; then running east on 71st Street to Ashland Avenue; then running north on Ashland Avenue to the south side of 63rd Street; then running west on the south side of 63rd Street to Washtenaw Avenue; then running south on Washtenaw Avenue to 64th Street; then running west on 64th Street to Fairfield Avenue; then running north on Fairfield Avenue to the north side of 63rd Street; then running east on the north side of 63rd Street to the west side of Western Avenue; then running north on the west side of Western Avenue to 49th Street (extended) and west to California Avenue; running north on California Avenue to 48th Street; running east on 48th Street to Fairfield
 
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"ATTACHMENT A" (See attached page)
 
Enterprise Zone 6 - Expansion
 
 
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
 
 
February 13,2013
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO
 
Ladies and Gentlemen:
 
At the request of the Commissioner of Housing and Economic Development, I transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing an expansion of Enterprise Zone 6.
 
Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.
 
Mayor
 
Very truly yours,
 
CHICAGO April 10,2013
To the President and Members of the City Council:
Your Committee on Finance having had under consideration
A substitute ordinance authorizing the approval of the expansion of the boundaries of Enterprise Zone VI.
 
02013-905
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Having had the same under advisement, begs leave to report and recommend that your Honorable Body pass the proposed Ordinance Transmitted Herewith
 
This recommendation was concurred in by      (a (viva voce vote
of members of the committee with      dissenting vote(sp
 
 
(signed;
 
 
 
 
Respectfully submitted
Chairman