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Record #: O2013-8445   
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: Acceptance of bid from Duane Ehresman for purchase of Chicago Board of Education property at 201 N Central Ave
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: PROPERTY - Sale
Attachments: 1. O2013-8445.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
November 13, 2013










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Board of Education, I transmit herewith ordinances authorizing the sale of property.

Your favorable consideration of these ordinances will be appreciated.

Mayor

Very truly yours,

ORDINANCE FOR ACCEPTANCE OF BID OF DUANE EHRESMAN, AN INDIVIDUAL FOR PURCHASE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION OF CITY OF CHICAGO PROPERTY AT 201 NORTH CENTRAL AVENUE


WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City"), is a home rule unit of government under Article VII, 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 Board of Education of the City of Chicago (the "Board"), is a body corporate and politic, organized under and existing pursuant to Article 34 of the School Code of the State of Illinois, 105 ILCS 5/1-1, et seq. (the "School Code"); and

WHEREAS, the Board is the owner of real estate located at 201 N. Central Avenue which consists of approximately 17,000 square feet of vacant land, as legally described on Exhibit A, attached hereto ("Property"); and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution Number 13-0828-OP2 (the "Resolution"), adopted by the Board on August 28, 2013, the Board approved the sale of Property; and
WHEREAS, title to the Property is currently held by the City, as Trustee, in Trust for the Schools; and

WHEREAS, the Resolution includes a recommendation to request the City Council Committee on Housing and Real Estate of the City of Chicago the sale of said Property, as in accordance with Section 34-21 (d)(1) of the School Code; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 34-21 (b)(1) of the School Code, by vote of no less than two-thirds (2/3) of its full membership, the Board has determined that the Property has become unnecessary, unsuitable, and unprofitable for the use of the school...

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