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Record #: SO2013-7627   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 10/16/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 11/13/2013
Title: Intergovernmental agreement with Public Building Commission of Chicago for provision of Tax Increment Financing (TIF) assistance for construction of parking facility at Lindblom Math and Science Academy
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: AGREEMENTS - Intergovernmental
Attachments: 1. O2013-7627.pdf, 2. SO2013-7627.pdf
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WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City") is a home rule unit of local government under the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois and has the authority to promote the health, safety and welfare of its inhabitants, to furnish essential governmental services through its various departments and agencies and to enter into contractual agreements with units of local government for the purpose of achieving the aforesaid objectives; and
WHEREAS, on March 18, 1956, the City Council of the City (the "City Council") created the Public Building Commission of Chicago (the "Commission"), an Illinois municipal corporation, pursuant to the Public Building Commission Act of the State of Illinois (the "Act") for the purpose of facilitating the funding, acquiring and constructing of public buildings, improvements and facilities for use by local public agencies in the furnishing of essential governmental services; and
WHEREAS, the Commission is authorized and empowered by the Act to acquire fee simple title to real property, including easements and reversionary interests in streets, alleys and other public places, by purchase or the exercise of eminent domain, for public improvements in an area or areas that have been selected, located and approved by the governing bodies of the City and the Commission; and
WHEREAS, the Commission has heretofore undertaken the acquisition, construction, alteration, repair, renovation, rehabilitation and equipping of buildings and facilities for use by various public bodies including the City, the Board of Education of the City of Chicago (the "Board"), the Chicago Park District, and the Board of Trustees of Community College District No. 508, County of Cook and State of Illinois; and
WHEREAS, at the request of the City, acting through the Department of Housing and Economic Development ("DHED"), the Commission by resol...

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