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Record #: O2013-2500   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 4/10/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 5/8/2013
Title: Conveyance of City-owned property at various locations to Fuller Park Community Development Corporation for preservation of Eden Place Nature Center and use as open space
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: PROPERTY - Transfer
Attachments: 1. O2013-2500.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
April 10,2013










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 ordinances authorizing the sale of City-owned property and an amendment to a previously authorized land sale.

Your favorable consideration of these ordinances will be appreciated.

Mayor

Very truly yours,
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO, ILLINOIS AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF CITY LAND TO THE FULLER PARK COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "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 has established the Community Development Commission ("CDC") to, among other things, designate redevelopment areas, approve redevelopment plans, and recommend the sale or lease of parcels located in redevelopment areas, subject to the approval of the City Council of the City ("City Council"); and

WHEREAS, pursuant to ordinances adopted by the City Council on May 29, 2002, and published in the Journal of the Proceedings of the City Council of the City of Chicago ("Journal") of such date at pages 85676 to 85904, the City Council approved a certain redevelopment plan and project (the "TIF Plan") for the 47,h/Halsted Redevelopment Project Area (the "Redevelopment Area"), designated the Redevelopment Area as a redevelopment project area, and adopted tax increment allocation financing for the Redevelopment Area, all pursuant to the Illinois Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act, 65 ILCS 5/11-74.4-1 et seq., as amended from time to time; and

WHEREAS, there is a lack of sufficient open space in the City for recreational and aesthetic uses, as documented in the comprehensive plan entitled "CitySpace:...

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