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Record #: O2013-8423   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 11/13/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 12/11/2013
Title: Sale of City-owned property at 6347 S Normal Ave to Tony Zakhem to improve with landscaped open space
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: PROPERTY - Sale
Attachments: 1. O2013-8423.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
November 13,2013










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.

Your favorable consideration of these ordinances will be appreciated.

Very truly yours,

Mayor
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 is the owner of the vacant parcel of property located at 6347 S. Normal Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, which is legally described on Exhibit A attached hereto (the "Property"), which Property is located in the Englewood Neighborhood Redevelopment Project Area ("Area") established pursuant to ordinances adopted by the City Council of the City on June 27, 2001, published in the Journal of Proceedings of the City Council for such date at pages 61850 through 62055; and

WHEREAS, Tony Zakhem ("Grantee"), business address of 8048 S. Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60652, has offered to purchase the Property from the City for the sum of Five Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($5,000.00), such amount being the appraised fair market value of the Property, to improve with landscaped open space thereon; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution No. 13-068-21 adopted on October 17, 2013, by the Plan Commission of the City of Chicago (the "Commission"), the Commission approved the negotiated sale of the Property to the Grantee; and
WHEREAS, public notice advertising the City's intent to enter into a negotiated sale of the Property with the Grantee and requesting alternative proposals appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, a newspaper of general circulation, on October 18, 2013, and October 25, 2013; and

WHEREAS, no...

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