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Record #: O2013-1604   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 3/13/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 4/10/2013
Title: Intergovernmental agreement with Chicago Board of Education regarding sewer easement at 644-738 S State St for new Jones High School
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: AGREEMENTS - Intergovernmental
Attachments: 1. O2013-1604.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 Water Management, I transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing the execution of an intergovernmental agreement with the Board of Education regarding a sewer easement.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Mayor

Very truly yours,
ORDINANCE
WHEREAS, The Intergovernmental Cooperation Act, 5 ILCS 220/1, et seq., authorizes and encourages cooperative agreements between units of Illinois' state and local government; and

WHEREAS, The City of Chicago ("City") is a home rule unit of government by virtue of the provisions of the Constitution of the State of Illinois of 1970 and, as such, may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and
WHEREAS, The Board of Education for the City of Chicago ("BOE"), is a body politic and corporate created by State Statute 105 ILCS 5/34-1 et seq. (2011); and
WHEREAS, BOE acquired the property legally described on Exhibit A below ("Property") for the construction of a new Jones High School ("Jones"); and
WHEREAS, pursuant to 105 ILCS 5/34-20 title to the Property was acquired in the name of the City of Chicago in Trust for Use of Schools; and
WHEREAS, the City and BOE have agreed to the installation of a new sewer in that portion of the Property legally described on Exhibit B below ("Easement Parcel") that will transport excess storm water from Jones and from the public alley immediately west of Jones to a City sewer in State Street; and
WHEREAS, The City, through its Department of Water Management, will own the sewer in the alley west of Jones and the sewer in South State Street east of Jones; and
WHEREAS, the City will maintain and operate the sewer in the Easement Parcel after it has been installed because the sewer will be transporting excess storm water from the pub...

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