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Record #: O2013-2043   
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: Sale of City-owned property at 4240 W Thomas St to Sandra Chevrier under Adjacent Neighbors Land Acquisition Program
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: PROPERTY - Sale
Attachments: 1. O2013-2043.pdf
ORDINANCE
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 City, through the foreclosure of demolition liens, tax sales and other methods of acquisition, has acquired title to numerous parcels of real property which are of minimal value and costly to clean up and maintain, and because title to such properties was vested in the City, the properties were exempted from real estate taxes, thus depriving the City of revenue; and
WHEREAS, by ordinances passed by the City Council of the City ("City Council") on March 6, 1981 and published on pages 5584-5585 of the Journal of Proceedings of the City Council ("Journal") for such date, as amended on July 23, 1982 and published in the Journal for such date at pages 11830-11833, as amended January 7, 1983 and published in the Journal for such date at pages14803- 14805, as amended September 14 19, 1994 and published in the Journal for such date at pages 56195 - 56198, as amended September 4 14, 2002 and published in the Journal for such date at pages 92771 - 92773, and as amended July 28, 2010 and published in the Journal for such date at pages 97370 - 97374, a program for the disposition of certain vacant real property owned by the City known as the Adjacent Neighbors Land Acquisition Program (the "ANLAP Program") was established; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to the current ANLAP Program, as codified at Municipal Code Chapter 2-159-010 et seq. (the "ANLAP Program Ordinance"), a qualified City-owned parcel may be sold if it has an appraised value of not more than Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000); and
WHEREAS, pursuant to the current ANLAP Program, if the property appraises at or for less than Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) the minimum acceptable bid must be at least One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00); if the pro...

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