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Record #: O2013-7624   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 10/16/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 11/13/2013
Title: Release of easement and grant agreement with Amtrak and Riverpoint, LLC to correct location of existing sewer culvert and allow for construction and installaltion of additional double barrel outfall sewer line
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: PROPERTY - Easement
Attachments: 1. O2013-7624.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 Water Management, I transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing a release of an easement and entry into two easement agreements with Amtrak and Riverpoint, LLC.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Very truly yours,

Mayor
ORDINANCE
FOR EASEMENT RELEASE AND GRANT AGREEMENT OF SEWER LINE EASEMENT

WHEREAS, on May 27, 1915 the Chicago Union Station Company ("CUSCO") granted a sewer line easement running from Canal Street to the Chicago River ("Original Easement") to the City of Chicago ("City") to lay, construct or reconstruct, maintain and operating in perpetuity such sewer line upon and under CUSCO's property ("CUSCO Property") as legally described on the attached Exhibit A. The Original Easement was recorded June 22, 1915 as document number 5658263, Book 13360, Page 338 in the Recorder's Office of Cook County, Illinois; and
WHEREAS, River Point LLC ("River Point") is the owner of certain property located at 444 West Lake Street, Chicago, Illinois ("River Point Property") adjacent to the north and south of the CUSCO Property and a portion of the Original Easement also falls within the River Point Property as legally described on the attached Exhibit B; and
WHEREAS, the City, upon due investigation and consideration, has determined that an abandoned sewer outfall lies within the Original Easement and the City has determined that public interest now warrants the issuance of two (2) separate releases of the City's rights and restrictions in the granted Original Easement pursuant to the terms and conditions of a CUSCO Easement Release and Grant Agreement ("CUSCO Easement Release and Grant Agreement"), and a River Point Easement Release and Grant Agreement ("River Point Easement Release and Grant Agreement") (together, the "Easement Release...

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