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Record #: O2013-7581   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 10/16/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action: 11/13/2013
Title: Intergovernmental agreement with Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago for design and construction of Albany Park Stormwater diversion tunnel
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: AGREEMENTS - Intergovernmental
Attachments: 1. O2013-7581.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
October 16,2013










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Transportation, I transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing the execution of an intergovernmental agreement with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Very truly yours,

Mayor

CHICAGO, November 13,2013



To the President and Members of the City Council:


Your Committee on the Budget and Government Operations, having had under consideration an Ordinance authorizing the execution of an intergovernmental agreement between the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District and the City of Chicago Department of Transportation necessary for the construction of the Albany Park Storm Water Diversion Tunnel; and having had the same under advisement, begs leave to report and recommend that Your Honorable Body pass the Ordinance transmitted herewith.

This recommendation was concurred in by a viva voce vote of the members ofthe Committee.


Carrie M. Austin Chairman
ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City") is a home rule unit of government under Article Vll, Section 6(a) of the 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 Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago is a body corporate and politic, organized and existing under the laws of the State of Illinois (hereinafter the "District"); and

WHEREAS, on November 17, 2004, the Illinois General Assembly passed Public Act 093-1049 (the "Act"); and
WHEREAS, the Act declares that stormwater management in Cook County shall be under the general supervision of the District; and
WHEREAS, "stormwater management" as defined in the Act (and codified at 70 ILCS 2605/7h(a)) means the management of floods and floodwaters; and

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