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Record #: R2013-1105   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 11/26/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Economic, Capital and Technology Development
Final action: 12/11/2013
Title: Support for renewal of Class 6(b) tax incentive for property at 845 W Madison St
Sponsors: Burnett, Jr., Walter
Topic: TAX INCENTIVES - Class 6(b)
Attachments: 1. R2013-1105.pdf
RESOLUTION FOR RENEWAL OF CLASS 6(B) REAL ESTATE TAX INCENTIVE FOR THE BENEFIT OF 845 W. MADISON, LLC, AN ILLINOIS LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, AND REAL ESTATE LOCATED GENERALLY AT 845 W. MADISON STREET IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS PURSUANT TO COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS REAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENT CLASSIFICATION ORDINANCE
 
WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has enacted the Cook County Real Property Assessment Classification Ordinance, as amended from time to time (the "Ordinance"), which provides for, among other things, real estate tax incentives to property owners who build, rehabilitate, enhance and occupy property which is located within Cook County and which is used primarily for industrial purposes; and
 
WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City"), consistent with the Ordinance, wishes to induce industry to locate, expand and remain in the City by supporting financial incentives in the form of property tax relief; and
 
WHEREAS, 845 W. Madison, LLC, an Illinois limited liability company (the "Applicant"), is the owner of certain real estate located generally at 845 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois 60607 as further described on Exhibit A hereto (the "Subject Property") and its predecessor in title has constructed an approximately 82,000 square foot industrial facility thereon; and
 
WHEREAS, the Applicant is a successor in title to H20 Plus, L.P., an Illinois limited partnership ("H20 L.P.") and is owned by the same individual owner as H20 L.P. and acquired the Subject Property pursuant to a transfer by deed from H20 L.P. dated as of, and recorded on, May 21, 2008; and
 
WHEREAS, H20 Plus, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company ("H20 LLC") is the tenant of the Subject Property pursuant to a lease entered into with Applicant and dated as of May 23, 2008 which lease was amended pursuant to a first amendment to lease dated as of March 25, 2011; and
 
WHEREAS, on September 16, 1992 the City Council of the City enacted a resolution supporting and consenting to the Class 6(b) classification of the Subject Property by the Office of the Assessor of Cook County (the "Assessor"); and
 
WHEREAS, the Assessor previously granted the Class 6(b) tax incentive in connection with the Subject Property; and
 
WHEREAS, on December 12, 2001 the City Council of the City enacted a resolution supporting and consenting to the Class 6(b) classification of the Subject Property by the Assessor; and
 
 
 
WHEREAS, the Assessor previously granted a renewal of the Class 6(b) tax incentive in connection with the Subject Property; and
 
WHEREAS, the Applicant has filed an application for renewal of the Class 6(b) classification with the Assessor pursuant to the Ordinance; and
 
WHEREAS, it is the responsibility of the Assessor to determine that an application for a Class 6(b) classification or renewal of a Class 6(b) classification is eligible pursuant to the Ordinance; and
 
WHEREAS, the Ordinance requires that, in connection with the filing of a Class 6(b) renewal application with the Assessor, an applicant must obtain from the municipality in which such real estate is located a resolution expressly stating that the municipality has determined that the industrial use of the property is necessary and beneficial to the local economy and that the municipality supports and consents to the renewal of the Class 6(b) classification; now therefore,
 
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
 
SECTION 1: That the City determines that the industrial use of the Subject Property is necessary and beneficial to the local economy in which the Subject Property is located.
 
SECTION 2: That the City supports and consents to the renewal of the Class 6(b) classification with respect to the Subject Property.
 
SECTION 3: That the Clerk of the City of Chicago is authorized to and shall send a certified copy of this resolution to the Office of the Cook County Assessor, Room 312, County Building, Chicago, Illinois 60602 and a certified copy of this resolution may be included with the Class 6(b) renewal application filed with the Assessor by the Applicant, as applicant, in accordance with the Ordinance.
 
SECTION 4: That this resolution shall be effective immediately upon its passage and approval.
 
 
EXHIBIT A
 
 
 
Legal Description of Subject Property:
 
LOTS 1 TO 16 IN BLOCK 2 IN DUNCAN'S ADDITION TO CHICAGO, A SUBDIVISION OF THE EAST 1/2 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 39 NORTH, RANGE 14, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, IN COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS
 
 
Permanent Real Estate Tax Index Numbers (PINS) for the Subject Property:
 
17-17-208-001-000 17-17-208-002-000 17-17-208-005-000 17-17-208-006-000 17-17-208-007-000 17-17-208-008-000 17-17-208-009-000 17-17-208-010-000 17-17-208-016-000 17-17-208-017-000 17-17-208-018-000
 
CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
SECTION I - GENERAL INFORMATION
A. Legal name of the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS. Include d/b/a/ if applicable:
845 W. MADISON, LLC      
Check ONE of tbe following three boxes:
 
Indicate whether the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is:
  1. M the Applicant
OR
  1. [ ] a legal entity holding a direct or indirect interest in the Applicant. State the legal name of the
Applicant in which the Disclosing Party holds an interest:      
OR
3.      [ ] a legal entity with a right of control (see Section II.B.l.) State tbe legal name of the entity in
which tbe Disclosing Party holds a right of control:      
 
B. Business address of the Disclosing Party:     c/o   1420 N Lake Shore Drive »11A      
Chicago, IL 60610
  1. Telephone: c/o 312-787-2022 pax: c/o 312-787-2802     Email: fcarenmacadaagameritech.net
  2. Name of contact person: Cindy Melk or Karen MacAdam
  3. Federal Employer Identification No. (if you have one):      
  4. Brief description of contract, transaction or other undertaking (referred to below as the "Matter") to which this EDS pertains. (Include project number and location of property, if applicable):
 
CCMcmalon  o£   tncontiva  iojnd«x   tha Cook county  Ha«l   Pr-opaic'cy  Clauol f lcatlon
Ordinance Section 6B.
  1. Which City agency or department is requesting this EDS? Dept. of Housing & Econ. Dev't
 
If tbe Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, please complete the following:
 
Specification # N/A      and Contract # n/a      
 
V«r. 01-01-u
 
 
 
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SECTION II -DISCLOSURE OF OWNERSHIP INTERESTS
 
A. NATURE OF THE DISCLOSING PARTY
 
1.  Indicate the nature of the Disclosing Party:
[ ] Person      [xj Limited liability company
[ ] Publicly registered business corporation      [ ] Limited liability partnership
[ ] Privately held business corporation      [ ) Joint venture
I ] Sole proprietorship      [) Not-for-profit corporation
[ ] General partnership      (Is the not-for-profit corporation also a 501(c)(3))?
[ ] Limited partnership      [ ] Yes      [ ] No
(] Trust      [ ] Other (please specify)
  1. For legal entities, the state (or foreign country) of incorporation or organization, if applicable:
Illinois            
  1. For legal entities not organized in the State of Illinois: Has the organization registered to do business in the State of Illinois as a foreign entity?
 
[ ] Yes      [ ] No      M NM
 
B. IF THE DISCLOSING PARTY IS A LEGAL ENTITY:
 
I.   List below the full names and titles of all executive officers and all directors of the entity. NOTE: For not-for-profit corporations, also list below all members, if any, which are legal entities, if there are no such members, write "no members." For trusts, estates or other similar entities, list below the legal titleholder(s).
If the entity is a general partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership or joint venture, list below the name and title of each general partner, managing member, manager or any other person or entity that controls the day-to-day management of the Disclosing Party. NOTE: Each legal entity listed below must submit an EDS on its own behalf.
 
Name Title
Cindy Melk      Manager/Member
 
 
 
 
 
 
2.  Please provide the following information concerning each person or entity having a direct or indirect beneficial interest (including ownership) in excess of 7.5% of the Disclosing Party. Examples of such an interest include shares in a corporation, partnership interest in a partnership or joint venture.
 
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interest of a member or manager in a limited liability company, or interest of a beneficiary of a trust, estate or other similar entity. If none, state "None." NOTE: Pursuant to Section 2-154-030 of the Municipal Code of Chicago ("Municipal Code"), the City may require any such additional information from any applicant which is reasonably intended to achieve full disclosure.
 
Name      Business Address      Percentage Interest in the
Disclosing Party
Cindy Melk       1242 N. State Parkway      100*      
Chicago, IL 60610              
 
 
 
 
SECTION III - BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS WITH CITY ELECTED OFFICIALS
 
Has the Disclosing Party had a "business relationship," as defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code, with any City elected official in the 12 months before tbe date this EDS is signed?
 
[ ] Yes      W No
 
If yes, please identify below tbe name(s) of such City elected official(s) and describe such relationship(s):
 
 
 
 
SECTION IV - DISCLOSURE OF SUBCONTRACTORS AND OTHER RETAINED PARTIES
 
The Disclosing Party must disclose the name and business address of each subcontractor, attorney, lobbyist, accountant, consultant and any other person or entity whom the Disclosing Party has retained or expects to retain in connection with the Matter, as well as tbe nature of tbe relationship, and the total amount of the fees paid or estimated to be paid. Tbe Disclosing Party is not required to disclose employees who are paid solely through the Disclosing Party's regular payroll.
 
"Lobbyist" means any person or entity who undertakes to influence any legislative or administrative action on behalf of any person or entity other than: (1) a not-for-profit entity, on an unpaid basis, or (2) himself. "Lobbyist" also means any person or entity any part of whose duties as an employee of another includes undertaking to influence any legislative or administrative action.
 
If the Disclosing Party is uncertain whether a disclosure is required under this Section, the Disclosing Party must either ask the City whether disclosure is required or make the disclosure.
 
 
 
 
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Name (indicate whether    Business      Relationship to Disclosing Party   Fees (indicate whether
Daley and Georges. Ltd.    20 S. Clark St.
retained or anticipated to be retained)
 
MOO
Address      (subcontractor, attorney, lobbyist, etc.)
 
Attorney
paid or estimated.) NOTE: "hourly rate" or "t-b-d." is not an acceptable response. $7,500 estimated
 
Chicago,  IL 60603
 
 
 
(Add sheets if necessary)
[ ] Check here if the Disclosing Party has not retained, nor expects to retain, any such persons or entities. SECTION V - CERTIFICATIONS
  1. COURT-ORDERED CHILD SUPPORT COMPLIANCE
 
Under Municipal Code Section 2-92-4 IS, substantial owners of business entities that contract with the City must remain in compliance with their child support obligations throughout the contract's term.
 
Has any person who directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the Disclosing Party been declared in arrearage on any child support obligations by any Illinois court of competent jurisdiction?
 
[ ] Yes      fed No      I ] No person directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the
Disclosing Party.
 
If "Yes," has the person entered into a court-approved agreement for payment of all support owed and is the person in compliance with that agreement?
 
I ] Yes      [J No
  1. FURTHER CERTIFICATIONS
 
I.   Pursuant to Municipal Code Chapter 1-23, Article I ("Article I")(which the Applicant should consult for defined terms (e.g., "doing business") and legal requirements), if the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is the Applicant and is doing business with the City, then the Disclosing Party certifies as follows: (i) neither the Applicant nor any controlling person is currently indicted or charged with, or has admitted guilt of. or has ever been convicted of, or placed under supervision for, any criminal offense involving actual, attempted, or conspiracy to commit bribery, theft, fraud, forgery, perjury, dishonesty or deceit against an officer or employee of the City or any sister agency; and (ii) tbe Applicant understands and acknowledges that compliance with Article I is a continuing requirement for doing business with the City. NOTE: If Article I applies to the Applicant, the permanent compliance timeframe in Article I supersedes some five-year compliance timeframes in certifications 2 and 3 below.
 
 
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  1. The Disclosing Party and, if the Disclosing Party is a legal entity, all of those persons or entities identified in Section II.B.l. of this EDS:
    1. are not presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from any transactions by any federal, state or local unit of government;
    2. have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted of a criminal offense, adjudged guilty, or had a civil judgment rendered against them in connection with: obtaining, attempting to obtain, or performing a public (federal, state or local) transaction or contract under a public transaction; a violation of federal or state antitrust statutes; fraud; embezzlement; theft; forgery; bribery; falsification or destruction of records; making false statements; or receiving stolen property;
    3. are not presently indicted for, or criminally or civilly charged by, a governmental entity (federal, state or local) with committing any of the offenses set forth in clause B.2.b. of this Section V;
    4. have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, had one or more public transactions (federal, state or local) terminated for cause or default; and
    5. have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted, adjudged guilty, or found liable in a civil proceeding, or in any criminal or civil action, including actions concerning environmental violations, instituted by the City or by the federal government, any state, or any other unit of local government.
  1. The certifications in subparts 3, 4 and 5 concern:
  • the Disclosing Party;
  • any "Contractor" (meaning any contractor or subcontractor used by the Disclosing Party in connection with the Matter, including but not limited to all persons or legal entities disclosed under Section IV, "Disclosure of Subcontractors and Other Retained Parties");
  • any "Affiliated Entity" (meaning a person or entity that, directly or indirectly: controls tbe Disclosing Party, is controlled by the Disclosing Party, or is, with the Disclosing Party, under common control of another person or entity, indicia of control include, without limitation: interlocking management or ownership; identity of interests among family members, shared facilities and equipment; common use of employees; or organization of a business entity following the ineligibility of a business entity to do business with federal or state or local government, including the City, using substantially the same management, ownership, or principals as the ineligible entity); with respect to Contractors, the term Affiliated Entity means a person or entity that directly or indirectly controls the Contractor, is controlled by it, or, with the Contractor, is under common control of another person or entity;
•      any responsible official of tbe Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity or any other official, agent or employee of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity, acting pursuant to the direction or authorization of a responsible official of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity (collectively "Agents").
 
 
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Neither the Disclosing Party, nor any Contractor, nor any Affiliated Entity of either the Disclosing Party or any Contractor nor any Agents have, during the five years before tbe date this EDS is signed, or, with respect to a Contractor, an Affiliated Entity, or an Affiliated Entity of a Contractor during the five years before tbe date of such Contractor's or Affiliated Entity's contract or engagement in connection with the Matter:
    1. bribed or attempted to bribe, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of bribery or attempting to bribe, a public officer or employee of the City, the State of Illinois, or any agency of the federal government or of any state or local government in the United States of America, in that officer's or employee's official capacity:
    2. agreed or colluded with other bidders or prospective bidders, or been a party to any such agreement, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of agreement or collusion among bidders or prospective bidders, in restraint of freedom of competition by agreement to bid a fixed price or otherwise; or
    3. made an admission of such conduct described in a. or b. above that is a matter of record, but have not been prosecuted for such conduct; or
  1. violated tbe provisions of Municipal Code Section 2-92-610 (Living Wage Ordinance).
  1. Neither the Disclosing Party, Affiliated Entity or Contractor, or any of their employees, officials, agents or partners, is barred from contracting with any unit of state or local government as a result of engaging in or being convicted of (I) bid-rigging in violation of 720 ILCS S/33E-3; (2) bid-rotating in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-4; or (3) any similar offense of any state or of the United States of America that contains the same elements as the offense of bid-rigging or bid-rotating.
  2. Neither the Disclosing Party nor any Affiliated Entity is listed on any of tbe following lists maintained by tbe Office of Foreign Assets Control of tbe U.S. Department of the Treasury or the Bureau of Industry and Security of the U.S. Department of Commerce or their successors: tbe Specially Designated Nationals List, the Denied Persons List, the Unverified List, the Entity List and the Debarred List.
  3. The Disclosing Party understands and shall comply with the applicable requirements of Chapters 2-55 (Legislative Inspector General), 2-56 (Inspector General) and 2-156 (Governmental Ethics) of the Municipal Code.
  4. If the Disclosing Party is unable to certify to any of tbe above statements in this Part B (Further Certifications), the Disclosing Party must explain below:
N/A
 
 
 
 
 
 
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If tbe letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to tbe above statements.
 
8.  To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all current employees of tbe Disclosing Party who were, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, an employee, or elected ot appointed official, of the City of Chicago (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none"). N/A
 
 
 
9.  To the best of tbe Disclosing Parry's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all gifts that the Disclosing Party has given or caused to be given, al any time during the 12-month period preceding tbe execution date of this EDS, to an employee, or elected or appointed official, of the City of Chicago. For purposes of this statement, a "gift" does not include: (i) anything made generally available to City employees or to the general public, or (ii) food or drink provided in the course of official City business and having a retail value of less than $20 per recipient (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none"). As to any gift listed below, please also list the name of the City recipient.
N/A
 
 
C. CERTIFICATION OF STATUS AS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
  1. The Disclosing Party certifies that the Disclosing Party (check one)
[ J is      W is not
a "financial institution" as defined in Section 2-32-455(b) of the Municipal Code.
  1. If the Disclosing Party IS a financial institution, then the Disclosing Parry pledges:
"We are not and will not become a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code. We further pledge that none of our affiliates is, and none of them will become, a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code. We understand that becoming a predatory lender or becoming an affiliate of a predatory lender may result in the loss of the privilege of doing business with the City."
 
If the Disclosing Party is unable to make this pledge because it or any of its affiliates (as defined in Section 2-32-455(b) of the Municipal Code) is a predatory lender within the meaning of Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code, explain here (attach additional pages if necessary):
N/A
 
 
 
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If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears oo the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.
 
D. CERTIFICATION REGARDING INTEREST IN CITY BUSINESS
 
Any words or terms that are defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code have the same meanings when used in this Parr D.
  1. In accordance with Section 2-156-110 of the Municipal Code: Does any official or employee of the City have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the Matter?
[ ] Yes      [xj No
 
NOTE: If you checked "Yes" to Item D.l., proceed to Items D.2. and D.3. If you checked "No" to Item D.l., proceed to Part E.
  1. Unless sold pursuant to a process of competitive bidding, or otherwise permitted, no City elected official or employee shall have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in tbe purchase of any property that (i) belongs to the City, or (ii) is sold for taxes or assessments, or (iii) is sold by virtue of legal process at the suit of the City (collectively, "City Property Sale"). Compensation for property taken pursuant to the City's eminent domain power does not constitute a financial interest within the meaning of this Part D.
 
Does the Matter involve a City Property Sale?
 
[ ] Yes      W No
  1. If you checked "Yes" to Item D.l., provide the names and business addresses of the City officials or employees having such interest and identify the nature of such interest:
 
Name      Business Address      Nature of Interest
 
 
 
 
 
4. Tbe Disclosing Party further certifies that no prohibited financial interest in the Matter will be acquired by any City official or employee.
 
E. CERTIFICATION REGARDING SLAVERY ERA BUSINESS
 
Please check either 1. or 2. below. If the Disclosing Party checks 2., the Disclosing Party must disclose below or in an attachment to this EDS all information required by paragraph 2. Failure to
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comply with these disclosure requirements may make any contract entered into with the City in connection with the Matter voidable by the City.
 
x  1. The Disclosing Party verifies that the Disclosing Party has searched any and all records of the Disclosing Party and any and all predecessor entities regarding records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies during the slavery era (including insurance policies issued to slaveholders that provided coverage for damage to or injury or death of their slaves), and the Disclosing Party has found no such records.
 
      2. The Disclosing Party verifies that, as a result of conducting the search in step 1 above, the
Disclosing Party has found records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies. The Disclosing Party verifies that the following constitutes full disclosure of all such records, including the names of any and all slaves or slaveholders described in those records:
 
 
 
 
 
 
SECTION VI - CERTIFICATIONS FOR FEDERALLY FUNDED MATTERS
 
NOTE: If the Matter fa federally funded, complete this Section VI. If the Matter Is not federally fnnded, proceed to Section VII. For purposes of this Section VI, tax credits allocated by the City and proceeds of debt obligations of the City are not federal funding.
 
A. CERTIFICATION REGARDING LOBBYING
 
I.  List below the names of all persons or entities registered under the federal Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 who have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter: (Add sheets if necessary):
 
 
 
 
(If no explanation appears or begins on the lines above, or if the letters "NA" or if the word "None" appear, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party means that NO persons or entities registered under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to tbe Matter.)
 
2.   The Disclosing Party has not spent and will not expend any federally appropriated funds to pay any person or entity listed in Paragraph A.l. above for bis or her lobbying activities or to pay any person or entity to influence or attempt to influence an officer or employee of any agency, as defined by applicable federal law, a member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a member of Congress, in connection with the award of any federally funded contract, making any federally funded grant or loan, entering into any cooperative agreement, or to extend, continue, renew, amend, or modify any federally funded contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement.
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  1. The Disclosing Party will submit an updated certification at the end of each calendar quarter in which there occurs any event that materially affects the accuracy of the statements and information set forth in paragraphs A.l. and A.2. above.
  2. The Disclosing Party certifies that either: (i) it is not an organization described in section 301(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986; or (ii) it is an organization described in section 501(c)(4) of tbe Internal Revenue Code of 1986 but has not engaged and will not engage in "Lobbying Activities".
  3. If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party must obtain certifications equal in form and substance lo paragraphs A.l. through A.4. above from all subcontractors before it awards any subcontract and the Disclosing Party must maintain all such subcontractors' certifications for the duration of the Matter and must make such certifications promptly available to the City upon request
 
 
B. CERTIFICATION REGARDING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
 
If tbe Matter is federally funded, federal regulations require the Applicant and all proposed subcontractors to submit the following information with their bids or in writing at the outset of negotiations.
Is the Disclosing Party the Applicant?
Yes No If "Yes," answer the three questions below:
  1. Have you developed and do you have on file affirmative action programs pursuant to applicable federal regulations? (See 41 CFR Part 60-2.)
Yes No
  1. Have you filed with the Joint Reporting Committee, tbe Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission all reports due under the applicable filing requirements?
Yes No
  1. Have you participated in any previous contracts or subcontracts subject to the equal opportunity clause?
Yes No
 
If you checked "No" to question I. or 2. above, please provide an explanation:
 
 
 
 
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SECTION VII — ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, CONTRACT INCORPORATION, COMPLIANCE, PENALTIES, DISCLOSURE
 
Tbe Disclosing Parry understands and agrees that:
  1. The certifications, disclosures, and acknowledgments contained in this EDS will become part of any contract or other agreement between the Applicant and the City in connection with tbe Matter, whether procurement, City assistance, or other City action, and are material inducements to the City's execution of any contract or taking other action with respect to the Matter. The Disclosing Party understands that it must comply with all statutes, ordinances, and regulations on which this EDS is based.
  2. The City's Governmental Ethics and Campaign Financing Ordinances, Chapters 2-156 and 2-164 of the Municipal Code, impose certain duties and obligations on persons or entities seeking City contracts, work, business, or transactions. Tbe full text of these ordinances and a training program is available on line at www.cityofchicago.org/Ethics. and may also be obtained from the City's Board of Ethics, 740 N.
 
Sedgwick St., Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60610. (312) 744-9660. The Disclosing Party must comply fully with the applicable ordinances.
  1. If the City determines that any information provided in this EDS is false, incomplete or inaccurate, any contract or other agreement in connection with which it is submitted may be rescinded or be void or voidable, and the City may pursue any remedies under the contract or agreement (if not rescinded or void), at law, or in equity, including terminating the Disclosing Party's participation in the Matter and/or declining to allow the Disclosing Party to participate in other transactions with the City. Remedies at law for a false statement of material fact may include incarceration and an award to the City of treble damages.
  2. It is the City's policy to make this document available to the public on its Internet site and/or upon request. Some or all of the information provided on this EDS and any attachments to this EDS may be made available to the public on the Internet, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, or otherwise. By completing and signing this EDS, tbe Disclosing Party waives and releases any possible rights or claims which it may have against the City in connection with the public release of information contained in this EDS and also authorizes the City to verify tbe accuracy of any information submitted in this EDS.
  3. The information provided in this EDS must be kept current. In the event of changes, the Disclosing Party must supplement this EDS up to the time the City takes action on the Matter. If the Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, the Disclosing Party must update this EDS as the contract requires. NOTE: With respect to Matters subject to Article I of Chapter 1-23 of the Municipal Code (imposing PERMANENT INELIGIBILITY for certain specified offenses), the information provided herein regarding eligibility must be kept current for a longer period, as required by Chapter 1-23 and Section 2-154-020 of the Municipal Code.
 
The Disclosing Party represents and warrants that:
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F. 1.   The Disclosing Party is not delinquent in the payment of any tax administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue, nor are the Disclosing Party or its Affiliated Entities delinquent in paying any fine, fee, tax or other charge owed to the City. This includes, but is not limited to, all water charges, sewer charges, license fees, parking tickets, property taxes or sales taxes.
 
F.2    If tbe Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party and its Affiliated Entities will not use, nor permit their subcontractors to use, any facility listed by the U.S. E.P.A. on the federal Excluded Parties List System ("EPLS") maintained by the U. S. General Services Administration.
 
F.3    If tbe Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party will obtain from any contractors/subcontractors hired or to be hired in connection with the Matter certifications equal in form and substance to those in F. 1. and F.2. above and will not, without the prior written consent of the City, use any such contractor/subcontractor that does not provide such certifications or that the Disclosing Party has reason to believe has not provided or cannot provide truthful certifications.
 
NOTE: If the Disclosing Party cannot certify as to any of the items in F. 1., F.2. or F.3. above, an explanatory statement must be attached to this EDS.
 
CERTIFICATION
 
Under penalty of perjury, the person signing below: (1) warrants that he/she is authorized to execute this EDS and Appendix A (if applicable) on behalf of the Disclosing Party, and (2) warrants that all certifications and statements contained in this EDS and Appendix A (if applicable) are true, accurate and complete as of the date furnished to the City.
 
,845 W- IfflPWPq, LLC      
(Print or type name of Disclosing Party)
 
(Sign here)
 
Cindy Melk      
(Print or type name of person signing)
Manager /Member      
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Commission expires:
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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX A
 
 
 
FAMILIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ELECTED CITY OFFICIALS AND DEPARTMENT HEADS
 
This Appendix b to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership Interest in the Applicant exceeding 73 percent It ti not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an Indirect ownership Interest In the Applicant
Under Municipal Code Section 2-154-015, the Disclosing Party must disclose whether such Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Parmer thereof currently has a "familial relationship'' with any elected city official or department head. A "familial relationship" exists if, as of the date this EDS is signed, the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof is related to the mayor, any alderman, the city clerk, the city treasurer or any city department head as spouse or domestic partner or as any of the following, whether by blood or adoption: parent, child, brother or sister, aunt or uncle, niece or nephew, grandparent, grandchild, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law. stepfather or stepmother, stepson or stepdaughter, stepbrother or stepsister or half-brother or half-sister.
"Applicable Party" means (I) all executive officers of the Disclosing Party listed in Section O.B. 1 .a., if the Disclosing Party is a corporation; all partners of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a general partnership; all general partners and limited partners of the Disclosing Parry, if tbe Disclosing Party is a limited partnership; all managers, managing members and members of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited liability company, (2) all principal officers of the Disclosing Party; and (3) any person having more than a 7.5 percent ownership interest in the Disclosing Party. "Principal officers" means the president, chief operating officer, executive director, chief financial officer, treasurer or secretary of a legal entity or any person exercising similar authority.
Does the Disclosing Parry or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently have a "familial relationship" with an elected city official or department head?
[ ] Yes      [X] No
If yes, please identify below (1) the name and title of such person, (2) tbe name of the legal entity to which such parson is connected; (3) the name and title of the elected city official or department head to whom such person has a familial relationship, and (4) tbe precise nature of such familial relationship.
NM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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(DO NOT SUBMIT THIS PAGE WITH YOUR EDS. The purpose of this page is for you to recertify your EDS prior to submission to City Council ot on the date of closing. If unable to recertify truthfully, the Disclosing Party must complete a new EDS with correct or corrected information)
 
RECERTIFICATIO.N
Generally, for use with City Council matters. Not for City procurements unless requested.
 
This recertification is being submitted in connection with 845 w. Madison -- class 6(b) extension
[identify the Matter]. Under penalty of perjury, the person signing below: (I) warrants that
he/she is authorized to execute this EDS recertification on behalf of the Disclosing Party, (2)
warrants that all certifications and statements contained in the Disclosing Party's original EDS
are true, accurate and complete as of the date furnished to the City and continue to be true,
accurate and complete as of the date of this recertification, and (3) reaffirms its
acknowledgments.
 
Date:    November      //      ,
 
 
845 W.      M£a_is_Q.n./1_      LLC
(Print or type legal name of Disclosing Party I By:
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Print or type name of signatory:
 
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Title ol'signatorv:
 
Manager/Meirber
 
Cook      County, _iliiroi.s [state]
Notary Public.
 
 
Signed and sworn to before me on [date] November            u 2013 . by
Cindy Mel      at      
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Commission expires:      '      *    I ' '
 
Vrr. 11-0145
 
OFFICIAL SEAL KAREN MACADAM Notary Public - Stale ol Illinois My Commission Expires Dec 8, 2015 ■ U m> m mm:
 
 
CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
 
SECTION I - GENERAL INFORMATION
 
A. Legal name of the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS. Include d/b/a/ if applicable:
 
H2Q Plus, LLC      
 
Check ONE of the following three boxes:
 
Indicate whether the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is:
  1. [x] the Applicant
OR
  1. [] a legal entity holding a direct or indirect interest in the Applicant. State the legal name of the
Applicant in which the Disclosing Party holds an interest:      
OR
3.      [] a legal entity with a right of control (see Section II.B.1.) State the legal name of the entity in
which the Disclosing Party holds a right of control:      
 
B. Business address of the Disclosing Party:     845 w. Madison St.      
Chicago,   IL 60607
  1. Telephone: (312) 850-4100     Fax:      Email: laurie@h2opius.com
  2. Name of contact person:   Laurie Eiseman      
(Property Owner's Attorney:  Richard Toth -   (312) 726-8797)
  1. Federal Employer Identification No. (if you have one):      
  2. Brief description of contract, transaction or other undertaking (referred to below as the "Matter") to which this EDS pertains. (Include project number and location of property, if applicable):
 
845 W. Madison St.   / Application for extension of 6(b) incentive      
  1. Which City agency or department is requesting this EDS?  Dept. of Housing & Econ. Dev't
 
If the Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, please complete the following:
 
Specification # n/a      and Contract # n/a      
 
Ver. 01-01-12
 
 
 
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SECTION II - DISCLOSURE OF OWNERSHIP INTERESTS
 
A. NATURE OF THE DISCLOSING PARTY
 
1.   Indicate the nature of the Disclosing Party:
]      Person
]      Publicly registered business corporation
]      Privately held business corporation
]      Sole proprietorship
]      General partnership
]      Limited partnership
]      Trust
[x] Limited liability company
[ ] Limited liability partnership
[ ] Joint venture
[ ] Not-for-profit corporation
(Is the not-for-profit corporation also a 501(c)(3))?
[ ] Yes      [ ] No
[ ] Other (please specify)
 
 
2. For legal entities, the state (or foreign country) of incorporation or organization, if applicable: Delaware
 
3.   For legal entities not organized in the State of Illinois: Has the organization registered to do business in the State of Illinois as a foreign entity?
 
[x] Yes      [ ] No      fcj N/A
 
B. IF THE DISCLOSING PARTY IS A LEGAL ENTITY:
 
1.   List below the full names and titles of all executive officers and all directors of the entity. NOTE: For not-for-profit corporations, also list below all members, if any, which are legal entities. If there are no such members, write "no members." For trusts, estates or other similar entities, list below the legal titleholder(s).
If the entity is a general partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership or joint venture, list below the name and title of each general partner, managing member, manager or any other person or entity that controls the day-to-day management of the Disclosing Party. NOTE: Each legal entity listed below must submit an EDS on its own behalf.
 
Name Title
H20 Plus Holdings LLC      Sole member
See attached list.
 
 
 
 
2.   Please provide the following information concerning each person or entity having a direct or indirect beneficial interest (including ownership) in excess of 7.5% of the Disclosing Party. Examples of such an interest include shares in a corporation, partnership interest in a partnership or joint venture,
 
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  • Directors, all 0% ownership
Rick Ruffolo, Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer Naoki Kume, Executive Director Ken Horikawa, Executive Director Tracy Oka be, Executive Director
  • Officers, all 0% ownership
Rick Ruffolo, President & Chief Executive Officer Derek Setter, Chief Financial Officer
James Mc Laughlin, Vice President
 
interest of a member or manager in a limited liability company, or interest of a beneficiary of a trust, estate or other similar entity. If none, state "None." NOTE: Pursuant to Section 2-154-030 of the Municipal Code of Chicago ("Municipal Code"), the City may require any such additional information from any applicant which is reasonably intended to achieve full disclosure.
 
Name      Business Address      Percentage Interest in the
Disclosing Party
H20 Plus Holdings LLC      845 W. Madison St. 100%
Chicago,  IL 60607
 
 
 
 
 
SECTION III - BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS WITH CITY ELECTED OFFICIALS
 
Has the Disclosing Party had a "business relationship," as defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code, with any City elected official in the 12 months before the date this EDS is signed?
 
[ ] Yes      be] No
 
If yes, please identify below the name(s) of such City elected official(s) and describe such relationship(s):
 
 
 
 
SECTION IV -- DISCLOSURE OF SUBCONTRACTORS AND OTHER RETAINED PARTIES
 
The Disclosing Party must disclose the name and business address of each subcontractor, attorney, lobbyist, accountant, consultant and any other person or entity whom the Disclosing Party has retained or expects to retain in connection with the Matter, as well as the nature of the relationship, and the total amount of the fees paid or estimated to be paid. The Disclosing Party is not required to disclose employees who are paid solely through the Disclosing Party's regular payroll.
 
"Lobbyist" means any person or entity who undertakes to influence any legislative or administrative action on behalf of any person or entity other than: (1) a not-for-profit entity, on an unpaid basis, or (2) himself. "Lobbyist" also means any person or entity any part of whose duties as an employee of another includes undertaking to influence any legislative or administrative action.
 
If the Disclosing Party is uncertain whether a disclosure is required under this Section, the Disclosing Party must either ask the City whether disclosure is required or make the disclosure.
 
 
 
 
 
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Name (indicate whether    Business      Relationship to Disclosing Party   Fees (indicate whether
retained or anticipated       Address       (subcontractor, attorney,      paid or estimated.) NOTE:
to be retained)      lobbyist, etc.)      "hourly rate" or "t.b.d." is
not an acceptable response.
 
 
 
 
 
(Add sheets if necessary)
|x] Check here if the Disclosing Party has not retained, nor expects to retain, any such persons or entities. SECTION V - CERTIFICATIONS
  1. COURT-ORDERED CHILD SUPPORT COMPLIANCE
Under Municipal Code Section 2-92-415, substantial owners of business entities that contract with the City must remain in compliance with their child support obligations throughout the contract's term.
 
Has any person who directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the Disclosing Party been declared in arrearage on any child support obligations by any Illinois court of competent jurisdiction?
 
[ ] Yes      [x] No      [] No person directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the
Disclosing Party.
 
If "Yes," has the person entered into a court-approved agreement for payment of all support owed and is the person in compliance with that agreement?
 
[ ] Yes      [ ] No
  1. FURTHER CERTIFICATIONS
 
1.   Pursuant to Municipal Code Chapter 1-23, Article I ("Article I")(which the Applicant should consult for defined terms (e.g., "doing business") and legal requirements), if the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is the Applicant and is doing business with the City, then the Disclosing Party certifies as follows: (i) neither the Applicant nor any controlling person is currently indicted or charged with, or has admitted guilt of, or has ever been convicted of, or placed under supervision for, any criminal offense involving actual, attempted, or conspiracy to commit bribery, theft, fraud, forgery, perjury, dishonesty or deceit against an officer or employee of the City or any sister agency; and (ii) the Applicant understands and acknowledges that compliance with Article 1 is a continuing requirement for doing business with the City. NOTE: If Article I applies to the Applicant, the permanent compliance timeframe in Article I supersedes some five-year compliance timeframes in certifications 2 and 3 below.
 
 
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  1. The Disclosing Party and, if the Disclosing Party is a legal entity, all of those persons or entities identified in Section II.B.l. of this EDS:
    1. are not presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from any transactions by any federal, state or local unit of government;
    2. have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted of a criminal offense, adjudged guilty, or had a civil judgment rendered against them in connection with: obtaining, attempting to obtain, or performing a public (federal, state or local) transaction or contract under a public transaction; a violation of federal or state antitrust statutes; fraud; embezzlement; theft; forgery; bribery; falsification or destruction of records; making false statements; or receiving stolen property;
    3. are not presently indicted for, or criminally or civilly charged by, a governmental entity (federal, state or local) with committing any of the offenses set forth in clause B.2.b. of this Section V;
    4. have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, had one or more public transactions (federal, state or local) terminated for cause or default; and
    5. have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted, adjudged guilty, or found liable in a civil proceeding, or in any criminal or civil action, including actions concerning environmental violations, instituted by the City or by the federal government, any state, or any other unit of local government.
  1. The certifications in subparts 3, 4 and 5 concern:
 
•      the Disclosing Party;
  • any "Contractor" (meaning any contractor or subcontractor used by the Disclosing Party in connection with the Matter, including but not limited to all persons or legal entities disclosed under Section IV, "Disclosure of Subcontractors and Other Retained Parties");
  • any "Affiliated Entity" (meaning a person or entity that, directly or indirectly: controls the Disclosing Party, is controlled by the Disclosing Party, or is, with the Disclosing Party, under common control of another person or entity. Indicia of control include, without limitation: interlocking management or ownership; identity of interests among family members, shared facilities and equipment; common use of employees; or organization of a business entity following the ineligibility of a business entity to do business with federal or state or local government, including the City, using substantially the same management, ownership, or principals as the ineligible entity); with respect to Contractors, the term Affiliated Entity means a person or entity that directly or indirectly controls the Contractor, is controlled by it, or, with the Contractor, is under common control of another person or entity;
  • any responsible official of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity or any other official, agent or employee of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity, acting pursuant to the direction or authorization of a responsible official of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity (collectively "Agents").
 
 
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Neither the Disclosing Party, nor any Contractor, nor any Affiliated Entity of either the Disclosing Party or any Contractor nor any Agents have, during the five years before the date this EDS is signed, or, with respect to a Contractor, an Affiliated Entity, or an Affiliated Entity of a Contractor during the five years before the date of such Contractor's or Affiliated Entity's contract or engagement in connection with the Matter:
    1. bribed or attempted to bribe, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of bribery or attempting to bribe, a public officer or employee of the City, the State of Illinois, or any agency of the federal government or of any state or local government in the United States of America, in that officer's or employee's official capacity;
    2. agreed or colluded with other bidders or prospective bidders, or been a party to any such agreement, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of agreement or collusion among bidders or prospective bidders, in restraint of freedom of competition by agreement to bid a fixed price or otherwise; or
    3. made an admission of such conduct described in a. or b. above that is a matter of record, but have not been prosecuted for such conduct; or
  1. violated the provisions of Municipal Code Section 2-92-610 (Living Wage Ordinance).
  1. Neither the Disclosing Party, Affiliated Entity or Contractor, or any of their employees, officials, agents or partners, is barred from contracting with any unit of state or local government as a result of engaging in or being convicted of (1) bid-rigging in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-3; (2) bid-rotating in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-4; or (3) any similar offense of any state or of the United States of America that contains the same elements as the offense of bid-rigging or bid-rotating.
  2. Neither the Disclosing Party nor any Affiliated Entity is listed on any of the following lists maintained by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury or the Bureau of Industry and Security of the U.S. Department of Commerce or their successors: the Specially Designated Nationals List, the Denied Persons List, the Unverified List, the Entity List and the Debarred List.
  3. The Disclosing Party understands and shall comply with the applicable requirements of Chapters 2-55 (Legislative Inspector General), 2-56 (Inspector General) and 2-156 (Governmental Ethics) of the Municipal Code.
  4. If the Disclosing Party is unable to certify to any of the above statements in this Part B (Further Certifications), the Disclosing Party must explain below:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.
 
8.   To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all current employees of the Disclosing Party who were, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, an employee, or elected or appointed official, of the City of Chicago (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none"). None.
 
 
 
9.   To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all gifts that the Disclosing Party has given or caused to be given, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, to an employee, or elected or appomted official, of the City of Chicago. For purposes of this statement, a "gift" does not include: (i) anything made generally available to City employees or to the general public, or (ii) food or drink provided in the course of official City business and having a retail value of less than $20 per recipient (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none"). As to any gift listed below, please also list the name of the City recipient.
N/A
 
 
 
C. CERTIFICATION OF STATUS AS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
  1. The Disclosing Party certifies that the Disclosing Party (check one)
[ ] is      [x] is not
a "financial institution" as defined in Section 2-32-455(b) of the Municipal Code.
  1. If the Disclosing Party IS a financial institution, then the Disclosing Party pledges:
 
"We are not and will not become a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code. We further pledge that none of our affiliates is, and none of them will become, a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code. We understand that becoming a predatory lender or becoming an affiliate of a predatory lender may result in the loss of the privilege of doing business with the City."
 
If the Disclosing Party is unable to make this pledge because it or any of its affiliates (as defined in Section 2-32-45 5(b) of the Municipal Code) is a predatory lender within the meaning of Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code, explain here (attach additional pages if necessary):
 
 
 
 
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If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.
 
D. CERTIFICATION REGARDING INTEREST IN CITY BUSINESS
 
Any words or terms that are defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code have the same meanings when used in this Part D.
  1. In accordance with Section 2-156-110 of the Municipal Code: Does any official or employee of the City have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the Matter?
[ ] Yes      [x] No
 
NOTE: If you checked "Yes" to Item D.l., proceed to Items D.2. and D.3. If you checked "No" to Item D.l., proceed to Part E.
  1. Unless sold pursuant to a process of competitive bidding, or otherwise permitted, no City elected official or employee shall have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the purchase of any property that (i) belongs to the City, or (ii) is sold for taxes or assessments, or (iii) is sold by virtue of legal process at the suit of the City (collectively, "City Property Sale"). Compensation for property taken pursuant to the City's eminent domain power does not constitute a financial interest within the meaning of this Part D.
 
Does the Matter involve a City Property Sale?
 
[ ] Yes      [ ] No
  1. If you checked "Yes" to Item D.l., provide the names and business addresses of the City officials or employees having such interest and identify the nature of such interest:
 
Name      Business Address      Nature of Interest
 
 
 
 
 
4. The Disclosing Party further certifies that no prohibited financial interest in the Matter will be acquired by any City official or employee.
 
E. CERTIFICATION REGARDING SLAVERY ERA BUSINESS
 
Please check either 1. or 2. below. If the Disclosing Party checks 2., the Disclosing Party must disclose below or in an attachment to this EDS all information required by paragraph 2. Failure to
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comply with these disclosure requirements may make any contract entered into with the City in connection with the Matter voidable by the City.
 
x   1. The Disclosing Party verifies that the Disclosing Party has searched any and all records of the Disclosing Party and any and all predecessor entities regarding records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies during the slavery era (including insurance policies issued to slaveholders that provided coverage for damage to or injury or death of their slaves), and the Disclosing Party has found no such records.
 
      2. The Disclosing Party verifies that, as a result of conducting the search in step 1 above, the
Disclosing Party has found records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies. The Disclosing Party verifies that the following constitutes full disclosure of all such records, including the names of any and all slaves or slaveholders described in those records:
 
 
 
 
 
 
SECTION VI -- CERTIFICATIONS FOR FEDERALLY FUNDED MATTERS
 
NOTE: If the Matter is federally funded, complete this Section VI. If the Matter is not federally funded, proceed to Section VII. For purposes of this Section VI, tax credits allocated by the City and proceeds of debt obligations of the City are not federal funding.
 
A. CERTIFICATION REGARDING LOBBYING
 
1.   List below the names of all persons or entities registered under the federal Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 who have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter: (Add sheets if necessary):
This section is not applicable; the matter is not federally funded.
 
 
 
(If no explanation appears or begins on the lines above, or if the letters "NA" or if the word "None" appear, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party means that NO persons or entities registered under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter.)
 
2.   The Disclosing Party has not spent and will not expend any federally appropriated funds to pay any person or entity listed in Paragraph A.l. above for his or her lobbying activities or to pay any person or entity to influence or attempt to influence an officer or employee of any agency, as defined by applicable federal law, a member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a member of Congress, in connection with the award of any federally funded contract, making any federally funded grant or loan, entering into any cooperative agreement, or to extend, continue, renew, amend, or modify any federally funded contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement.
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  1. The Disclosing Party will submit an updated certification at the end of each calendar quarter in which there occurs any event that materially affects the accuracy of the statements and information set forth in paragraphs A.l. and A.2. above.
  2. The Disclosing Party certifies that either: (i) it is not an organization described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986; or (ii) it is an organization described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 but has not engaged and will not engage in "Lobbying Activities".
  3. If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party must obtain certifications equal in form and substance to paragraphs A.l. through A.4. above from all subcontractors before it awards any subcontract and the Disclosing Party must maintain all such subcontractors' certifications for the duration of the Matter and must make such certifications promptly available to the City upon request.
 
 
B. CERTIFICATION REGARDING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
 
If the Matter is federally funded, federal regulations require the Applicant and all proposed subcontractors to submit the following information with their bids or in writing at the outset of negotiations.
Is the Disclosing Party the Applicant?
[ ] Yes      [ ] No
If "Yes," answer the three questions below:
  1. Have you developed and do you have on file affirmative action programs pursuant to applicable federal regulations? (See 41 CFR Part 60-2.)
[ ] Yes      [ ] No
  1. Have you filed with the Joint Reporting Committee, the Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission all reports due under the applicable filing requirements?
[ ] Yes      [ ] No
  1. Have you participated in any previous contracts or subcontracts subject to the equal opportunity clause?
[ ] Yes      [ ] No
 
If you checked "No" to question 1. or 2. above, please provide an explanation:
 
 
 
 
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SECTION VII - ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, CONTRACT INCORPORATION, COMPLIANCE, PENALTIES, DISCLOSURE
 
The Disclosing Party understands and agrees that:
  1. The certifications, disclosures, and acknowledgments contained in this EDS will become part of any contract or other agreement between the Applicant and the City in connection with the Matter, whether procurement, City assistance, or other City action, and are material inducements to the City's execution of any contract or taking other action with respect to the Matter. The Disclosing Party understands that it must comply with all statutes, ordinances, and regulations on which this EDS is based.
  2. The City's Governmental Ethics and Campaign Financing Ordinances, Chapters 2-156 and 2-164 of the Municipal Code, impose certain duties and obligations on persons or entities seeking City contracts, work, business, or transactions. The full text of these ordinances and a training program is available on line at www.cityofchicago.org/Ethics, and may also be obtained from the City's Board of Ethics, 740 N.
 
Sedgwick St., Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 744-9660. The Disclosing Party must comply fully with the applicable ordinances.
  1. If the City determines that any information provided in this EDS is false, incomplete or inaccurate, any contract or other agreement in connection with which it is submitted may be rescinded or be void or voidable, and the City may pursue any remedies under the contract or agreement (if not rescinded or void), at law, or in equity, including terminating the Disclosing Party's participation in the Matter and/or declining to allow the Disclosing Party to participate in other transactions with the City. Remedies at law for a false statement of material fact may include incarceration and an award to the City of treble damages.
  2. It is the City's policy to make this document available to the public on its Internet site and/or upon request. Some or all of the information provided on this EDS and any attachments to this EDS may be made available to the public on the Internet, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, or otherwise. By completing and signing this EDS, the Disclosing Party waives and releases any possible rights or claims which it may have against the City in connection with the public release of information contained in this EDS and also authorizes the City to verify the accuracy of any information submitted in this EDS.
 
E.      The information provided in this EDS must be kept current. In the event of changes, the Disclosing
Party must supplement this EDS up to the time the City takes action on the Matter. If the Matter is a
contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, the Disclosing Party must
update this EDS as the contract requires. NOTE: With respect to Matters subject to Article I of
Chapter 1-23 of the Municipal Code (imposing PERMANENT INELIGIBILITY for certain specified
offenses), the information provided herein regarding eligibility must be kept current for a longer period,
as required by Chapter 1-23 and Section 2-154-020 of the Municipal Code.
 
The Disclosing Party represents and warrants that:
 
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F. 1.    The Disclosing Party is not delinquent in the payment of any tax administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue, nor are the Disclosing Party or its Affiliated Entities delinquent in paying any fine, fee, tax or other charge owed to the City. This includes, but is not limited to, all water charges, sewer charges, license fees, parking tickets, property taxes or sales taxes.
 
F.2    If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party and its Affiliated Entities will not use, nor permit their subcontractors to use, any facility listed by the U.S. E.P.A. on the federal Excluded Parties List System ("EPLS") maintained by the U. S. General Services Administration.
 
F.3     If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party will obtain from any contractors/subcontractors hired or to be hired in connection with the Matter certifications equal in form and substance to those in F.l. and F.2. above and will not, without the prior written consent of the City, use any such contractor/subcontractor that does not provide such certifications or that the Disclosing Party has reason to believe has not provided or cannot provide truthful certifications.
 
NOTE: If the Disclosing Party cannot certify as to any of the items in F.L, F.2. or F.3. above, an explanatory statement must be attached to this EDS.
 
CERTIFICATION
 
Under penalty of perjury, the person signing below: (1) warrants that he/she is authorized to execute this EDS and Appendix A (if applicable) on behalf of the Disclosing Party, and (2) warrants that all certifications and statements contained in this EDS and Appendix A (if applicable) are true, accurate and complete as of the date furnished to the City.
 
H2Q Plus, LLC      
(Print or tyae name of Disclosing Party)
 
i/ (Sign here)
 
Laurie Eiseman       
(Print or type name of person signing)
Director of Human Resources (Print or type title of person signing)
 
 
Signed and sworn to before me on (date) March J% ^ , 2 013 ,
at   Cook      County, Illinois (state).
 
Notary Public.
 
 
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Commission expires:
 
 
CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX A
 
 
 
FAMILIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ELECTED CITY OFFICIALS AND DEPARTMENT HEADS
 
 
This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5 percent. It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.
Under Municipal Code Section 2-154-015, the Disclosing Party must disclose whether such Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently has a "familial relationship" with any elected city official or department head. A "familial relationship" exists if, as of the date this EDS is signed, the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof is related to the mayor, any alderman, the city clerk, the city treasurer or any city department head as spouse or domestic partner or as any of the following, whether by blood or adoption: parent, child, brother or sister, aunt or uncle, niece or nephew, grandparent, grandchild, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, stepfather or stepmother, stepson or stepdaughter, stepbrother or stepsister or half-brother or half-sister.
 
"Applicable Party" means (1) all executive officers of the Disclosing Party listed in Section H.B.l.a., if the Disclosing Party is a corporation; all partners of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a general partnership; all general partners and limited partners of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited partnership; all managers, managing members and members of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited liability company; (2) all principal officers of the Disclosing Party; and (3) any person having more than a 7.5 percent ownership interest in the Disclosing Party. "Principal officers" means the president, chief operating officer, executive director, chief financial officer, treasurer or secretary of a legal entity or any person exercising similar authority.
 
Does the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently have a "familial relationship" with an elected city official or department head?
 
[ ] Yes      [X] No
If yes, please identify below (1) the name and title of such person, (2) the name of the legal entity to which such person is connected; (3) the name and title of the elected city official or department head to whom such person has a familial relationship, and (4) the precise nature of such familial relationship.
 
N/A       
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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(DO NOT SUBMIT THIS PAGE WITH YOUR EDS. The purpose of this page is for you to recertify your EDS prior to submission to City Council or on the date of closing. If unable to recertify truthfully, the Disclosing Party must complete a new EDS with correct or corrected information)
 
RECERTIFICATION
Generally, for use with City Council matters. Not for City procurements unless requested. This recertification is being submitted in connection with
[identify the Matter], Under penalty of perjury, the person signing below: (1) warrants that he/she is authorized to execute this EDS recertification on behalf of the Disclosing Party, (2) warrants that all certifications and statements contained in the Disclosing Party's original EDS are true, accurate and complete as of the date furnished to the City and continue to be true, accurate and complete as of the date of this recertification, and (3) reaffirms its acknowledgments.
 
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(Print or type legal name of Disclosing Party)
 
Print or type name of signatory:
 
 
 
Title of signatory:
 
 
 
 
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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
 
SECTION I -- GENERAL INFORMATION
A. Legal name of the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS. Include d/b/a/ if applicable:
H2Q Plus Holdings Iuc      
Check ONE of the following three boxes:
 
Indicate whether the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is:
  1. [ ] the Applicant
OR
  1. [x] a legal entity holding a direct or indirect interest in the Applicant. State the legal name of the
Applicant in which the Disclosing Party holds an interest:  H2Q Plus, Inc      
OR
3.      [] a legal entity with a right of control (see Section II.B.1.) State the legal name of the entity in
which the Disclosing Party holds a right of control:      
 
B. Business address of the Disclosing Party:     845 w. Madiaon St.      
Chicago, IL 60607
  1. Telephone: (312) 650-9283    Fax: (312)      Email: iaurie®h2opius.co!ti
  2. Name of contact person:   Laurie Eiseman      
(Property Owner's Attorney^ Richard Toth -      (312) 726-8797)
  1. Federal Employer Identification No. (if you have one): .
i ■
  1. Brief description of contract, transaction or other undei      ^Matter") to
which this EDS pertains. (Include project number and location of property, if applicable):
 
845 W. Madison St. / Application for extension cf 6 Cb) incentive      
  1. Which City agency or department is requesting this EDS?  Dept. of Housing & Bcon. Dev't
If the Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, please complete the following:
 
Specification # n/a      and Contract # N/A      
 
Ver. 01-01-12
 
 
 
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SECTION II - DISCLOSURE OF OWNERSHD? INTERESTS
A. NATURE OF THE DISCLOSING PARTY
 
1.  Indicate the nature of the Disclosing Party:
[ ] Person      [ [ Limited liability company
[ ] Publicly registered business corporation      [ ] Limited liability partnership
Privately held business corporation      [ ] Joint venture
[] Sole proprietorship      [] Not-for-profit corporation
[ ] General partnership      (Is the not-for-profit corporation also a 501(c)(3))?
[ ] Limited partnership      [ ] Yes      [ ] No
[ ] Trust      [ ] Other (please specify)
  1. For legal entities, the state (or foreign country) of incorporation or organization, if applicable:
  2. Delaware      
3.      For legal entities not organized in the State of Illinois: Has the organization registered to do business in the State of Illinois as a foreign entity?
 
[ ]Yes      5c] No []N/A
 
B. IF THE DISCLOSING PARTY IS A LEGAL ENTITY:
 
1.  List below the full names and titles of ail executive officers and all directors of the entity. NOTE: For not-for-profit corporations, also list below all members, if any, which are legal entities. If there are no such members, write "no members." For trusts, estates or other similar entities, list below the legal tit-sho'der(s).
If the entity is a general partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership or joint venture, list below the name and title of each general partner, managing member, manager or any other person or entity that controls the day-to-day management of the Disclosing Party. NOTE: Each legal entity listed below must submit an EDS on its own behalf.
 
Name Title
Pola Orbis Holdings Inc.      Sole member      
See attached list of officers / directors.
 
 
 
 
2.  Please provide the following information concerning each person or entity having a direct or indirect beneficial interest (including ownership) in excess of 7.5% of the Disclosing Party. Examples of such an interest include shares in a corporation, partnership interest in a partnership or joint venture,
 
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H20 Plus Holdings, Inc Executive Officers & Directors 04/12/2013
  • Directors, all 0% ownership
Rick Ruffolo, Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer Naoki Kume, Executive Director Ken Horikawa, Executive Director Tracy Okabe, Executive Director
  • Officers, all Q% ownership
Rick Ruffolo, President & Chief Executive Officer Derek Setter, Chief Financial Officer
James Mc Laughlin, Vice President
 
interest of a member or manager in a limited liability company, or interest of a beneficiary of a trust, estate or other similar entity. If none, state "None." NOTE: Pursuant to Section 2-154-030 of the Municipal Code of Chicago ("Municipal Code"), the City may require any such additional information from any applicant which is reasonably intended to achieve full disclosure.
 
Name      Business Address      Percentage Interest in the
Disclosing Party
Pola Orbis Holdings Inc.      Pola Qinza Building \O0*
      1-7-7 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 1C4-0061 Japan
Pola orbis Holdings Inc. ie listed on the Tokyo Stock Bxchange (First section)[Stock Code 4927]
 
 
 
SECTION III ~ BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS WITH CITY ELECTED OFFICIALS
 
Has the Disclosing Party had a "business relationship," as defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code, with any City elected official in the 12 months before the date this EDS is signed?
 
[ ] Yes      fit] No
 
If yes, please identify below the name(s) of such City elected official(s) and describe such relationship(s):
 
 
 
 
SECTION IV - DISCLOSURE OF SUBCONTRACTORS AND OTHER RETAINED PARTTJES
 
The Disclosing Party must disclose the name and business address of each subcontractor, attorney, lobbyist, accountant, consultant and any other person or entity whom the Disclosing Party has retained or expects to retain in connection with the Matter, as well as the nature of the relationship, and the total amount of the fees paid or estimated to be paid. The Disclosing Party is not required to disclose employees who are paid solely through the Disclosing Party's regular payroll.
 
"Lobbyist" means any person or entity who undertakes to influence any legislative or administrative action on behalf of any person or entity other than: (5) a not-for-profit entity, on an unpaid basis, or (2) himself. "Lobbyist" also means any person or entity any part of whose duties as an employee of another includes undertaking to influence any legislative or administrative action.
 
If the Disclosing Party is uncertain whether a disclosure is required under this Section, the Disclosing Party must either ask the City whether disclosure is required or make the disclosure.
 
 
 
 
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Name (indicate whether    Business      Relationship to Disclosing Party  Fees (indicate whether
retained or anticipated      Address      (subcontractor, attorney,      paid or estimated.) NOTE:
to be retained)      lobbyist, etc.)      "hourly rate" or "t.b.d." is
not an acceptable response.
 
 
 
 
(Add sheets if necessary)
pc] Check here if the Disclosing Party has not retained, nor expects to retain, any such persons or entities. SECTION V - CERTIFICATIONS
  1. COURT-ORDERED CHILD SUPPORT COMPLIANCE
Under Municipal Code Section 2-92-415, substantial owners of business entities that contract with the City must remain in compliance with their child support obligations throughout the contract's term.
 
Has any person who directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the Disclosing Party been declared in arrearage on any child support obligations by any Illinois court of competent jurisdiction?
 
[]Yes      En] No      [] No person directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the
Disclosing Party.
 
If "Yes," has the person entered into a court-approved agreement for payment of all support owed and is the person in compliance with that agreement?
 
[ ] Yes      [ ] No
  1. FURTHER CERTIFICATIONS
 
1.  Pursuant to Municipal Code Chapter 1 -23, Article I ("Article I")(which the Applicant should consult for defined terms (e.g., "doing business") and legal requirements), if the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is the Applicant and is doing business with the City, then the Disclosing Party certifies as fellows: (i) neither the Applicant nor any controlling person is currently indicted or charged with, or has admitted guilt of, or has ever been convicted of, or placed under supervision for, any criminal offense involving actual, attempted, oi conspiracy to commit bribery, theft, fraud, forgery, perjury, dishonesty or deceit against an officer or employee of the City or any sister agency; and (ii) the Applicant understands and acknowledges that compliance with Article I is a continuing requirement for doing business with the City. NOTE: If Article I applies to the Applicant, the permanent compliance timeframe in Article I supersedes some five-year compliance timeframes in certifications 2 and 3 below.
 
 
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  1. The Disclosing Party and, if the Disclosing Party is a legal entity, all of those persons or entities identified in Section II.B.1. of this EDS:
    1. are not presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from any transactions by any federal, state or local unit of government;
    2. have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted of a criminal offense, adjudged guilty, or had a civil judgment rendered against them in connection with: obtaining, attempting to obtain, or performing a public (federal, state or local) transaction or contract under a public transaction; a violation of federal or state antitrust statutes; fraud; embezzlement; theft; forgery; bribery; falsification or destruction of records; making false statements; or receiving stolen property;
    3. are not presently indicted for, or criminally or civilly charged by, a governmental entity (federal, state or local) with committing any of the offenses set forth in clause B.2.b. of this Section V;
    4. have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, had one or more public transactions (federal, state or local) terminated for cause or default; and
    5. have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted, adjudged guilty, or found liable in a civil proceeding, or in any criminal or civil action, including actions concerning environmental violations, instituted by the City or by the federal government, any state, or any other unit of local government.
  1. The certifications in subparts 3, 4 and 5 concern:
 
•      the Disclosing Party;
  • any "Contractor" (meaning any contractor or subcontractor used by the Disclosing Party in connection with the Matter, including but not limited to all persons or legal entities disclosed under Section IV, "Disclosure of Subcontractors and Other Retained Parties");
  • any "Affiliated Entity" (meaning a person or entity that, directly or indirectly: controls the Disclosing Party, is controlled by the Disclosing Party, or is, with the Disclosing Party, under common control of another person or entity. Indicia of control include, without limitation: interlocking management or ownership; identity of interests among family members, shared facilities and equipment; common use of employees; or organization of a business entity following the ineligibility of a business entity to do business with federal or state or local government, including the City, using substantially the same management, ownership, or principals as the ineligible entity); with respect to Contractors, the term Affiliated Entity means a person cr entity that directly or indirectly controls the Contractor, is controlled by it, or, with the Contractor, is under common control of another person or entity;
■ any responsible official of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity or any other official, agent or employee of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity, acting pursuant to the direction or authorization of a responsible official of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity (collectively "Agents").
 
 
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Neither the Disclosing Party, nor any Contractor, nor any Affiliated Entity of either the Disclosing Party or any Contractor nor any Agents have, during the five years before the date this EDS is signed, or, with respect to a Contractor, an Affiliated Entity, or an Affiliated Entity of a Contractor during the five years before the date of such Contractor's or Affiliated Entity's contract or engagement in connection with the Matter:
    1. bribed or attempted to bribe, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of bribery or attempting to bribe, a public officer or employee of the City, the State of Illinois, or any agency of the federal government or of any state or local government in the United States of America, in that officer's or employee's official capacity;
    2. agreed or colluded with other bidders or prospective bidders, or been a party to any such agreement, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of agreement or collusion among bidders or prospective bidders, in restraint of freedom of competition by agreement to bid a fixed price or otherwise; or
    3. made an admission of such conduct described in a. or b. above that is a matter of record, but have not been prosecuted for such conduct; or
  1. violated the provisions of Municipal Code Section 2-92-610 (Living Wage Ordinance).
  1. Neither the Disclosing Party, Affiliated Entity or Contractor, or any of their employees, officials, agents or partners, is barred from contracting with any unit of state or local government as a result of engaging in or being convicted of (1) bid-rigging in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-3; (2) bid-rotating in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-4; or (3) any similar offense of any state or of the United States of America that contains the same elements as the offense of bid-rigging or bid-rotating.
  2. Neither the Disclosing Party nor any Affiliated Entity is listed on any of the following lists maintained by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury or the Bureau of Industry and Security of the U.S. Department of Commerce or their successors; the Specially Designated Nationals List, the Denied Persons List, the Unverified List, the Entity List and the Debarred List.
  3. The Disclosing Party understands and shall comply with the applicable requirements of Chapters 2-55 (Legislative Inspector General), 2-56 (Inspector General) and 2-156 (Governmental Ethics) of the Municipal Code.
  4. If the Disclosing Party is unable to certify to any of the above statements in this Part B (Further Certifications), the Disclosing Party must explain below:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.
 
8.  To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all current employees of the Disclosing Party who were, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, an employee, or elected or appointed official, of the City of Chicago (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none"). None.
 
 
 
9.  To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all gifts that the Disclosing Party has given or caused to be given, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, to an employee, or elected or appointed official, of the City of Chicago. For purposes of this statement, a "gift" does not include: (i) anything made generally available to City employees or to the general public, or (ii) food or drink provided in the course of official City business and having a retail value of less than $20 per recipient (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none"). As to any gift listed below, please also list the name of the City recipient.
N/A
 
 
C. CERTIFICATION OF STATUS AS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
  1. The Disclosing Party certifies that the Disclosing Party (check one)
[ ] is      [x] is not
a "financial institution" as defined in Section 2-32-455(b) of the Municipal Code.
  1. If the Disclosing Party IS a financial institution, then the Disclosing Party pledges:
"We are not and will not become a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code. We further pledge that none of our affiliates is, and none of them will become, a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code. We understand that becoming a predatory lender or becoming an affiliate of a predatory lender may result in the loss of the privilege of doing business with the City."
 
If the Disclosing Party is unable to make this pledge because it or any of its affiliates (as defined in Section 2-32-455(b) of the Municipal Code) is a predatory lender within the meaning of Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code, explain here (attach additional pages if necessary):
 
 
 
 
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If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.
 
D. CERTIFICATION REGARDING INTEREST IN CITY BUSINESS
 
Any words or terms that are defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code have the same meanings when used in this Part D.
  1. In accordance with Section 2-156-110 of the Municipal Code: Does any official or employee of the City have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the Matter?
[]Yes [x]No
 
NOTE: If you checked "Yes" to Item D.l., proceed to Items D.2. and D.3. If you checked "No" to Item D.l., proceed to Part E.
  1. Unless sold pursuant to a process of competitive bidding, or otherwise permitted, no City elected official or employee shall have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the purchase of any property that (i) belongs to the City, or (ii) is sold for taxes or assessments, or (iii) is sold by virtue of legal process at the suit of the City (collectively, "City Property Sale"). Compensation for property taken pursuant to the City's eminent domain power does not constitute a financial interest within the meaning of this Part D.
 
Does the Matter involve a City Property Sale?
 
[ ] Yes      [ ] No
  1. If you checked "Yes" to Item D.l., provide the names and business addresses of the City officials or employees having such interest and identify the nature of such interest:
 
Name      Business Address      Nature of Interest
 
 
 
 
 
4. The Disclosing Party further certifies that no prohibited financial interest in the Matter will be acquired by any City official or employee.
 
E. CERTIFICATION REGARDING SLAVERY ERA BUSINESS
 
Please check either 1. or 2. below. If the Disclosing Party checks 2., the Disclosing Party must disclose below or in an attachment to this EDS all information required by paragraph 2. Failure to
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comply with these disclosure requirements may make any contract entered into with the City in connection with the Matter voidable by the City.
 
x  1. The Disclosing Party verifies that the Disclosing Party has searched any and all records of the Disclosing Party and any and all predecessor entities regarding records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies during the slavery era (including insurance policies issued to slaveholders that provided coverage for damage to or injury or death of their slaves), and the Disclosing Party has found no such records.
 
      2. The Disclosing Party verifies that, as a result of conducting the search in step 1 above, the
Disclosing Party has found records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies. The Disclosing Party verifies that the following constitutes full disclosure of all such records, including the names of any and all slaves or slaveholders described in those records:
 
 
 
 
 
 
SECTION VI - CERTIFICATIONS FOR FEDERALLY FUNDED MATTERS
 
NOTE: If the Matter is federally funded, complete this Section VI. If the Matter is not federally funded, proceed to Section VII. For purposes of this Section VI, tax credits allocated by the City and proceeds of debt obligations of the City are not federal funding.
 
A. CERTIFICATION REGARDING LOBBYING
 
1.  List below the names of all persons or entities registered under the federal Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 who have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter: (Add sheets if necessary):
This section is not applicable; the matter is not federally funded.
 
 
 
(If no explanation appears or begins on the lines above, or if the letters "NA" or if the word "None" appear, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party means that NO persons or entities registered under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter.)
 
2.  The Disclosing Party has not spent and will not expend any federally appropriated funds to pay any person or entity listed in Paragraph A.l. above for his or her lobbying activities or to pay any person or entity to influence or attempt to influence an officer or employee of any agency, as defined by applicable federal law, a member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a member of Congress, in connection with the award of any federally funded contract, making any federally funded grant or loan, entering into any cooperative agreement, or to extend, continue, renew, amend, or modify any federally funded contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement.
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  1. The Disclosing Party will submit an updated certification at the end of each calendar quarter in which there occurs any event that materially affects the accuracy of the statements and information set forth in paragraphs A.l. and A.2. above.
  2. The Disclosing Party certifies that either: (i) it is not an organization described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986; or (ii) it is an organization described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 but has not engaged and will not engage in "Lobbying Activities".
  3. If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party must obtain certifications equal in form and substance to paragraphs A.l. through A.4. above from all subcontractors before it awards any subcontract and the Disclosing Party must maintain all such subcontractors' certifications for the duration of the Matter and must make such certifications promptly available to the City upon request.
 
 
B. CERTIFICATION REGARDING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
 
If the Matter is federally funded, federal regulations require the Applicant and all proposed subcontractors to submit the following information with their bids or in writing at the outset of negotiations.
Is the Disclosing Party the Applicant?
[ ] Yes      [ ] No
If "Yes," answer the three questions below:
  1. Have you developed and do you have on file affirmative action programs pursuant to applicable federal regulations? (See 41 CFR Part 60-2.)
[ ] Yes      [ ] No
  1. Have you filed with the Joint Reporting Committee, the Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission all reports due under the applicable filing requirements?
[ ] Yes      [ ] No
  1. Have you participated in any previous contracts or subcontracts subject to the equal opportunity clause?
[ ] Yes      [ ] No
 
If you checked "No" to question 1. or 2. above, please provide an explanation:
 
 
 
 
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SECTION VII - ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, CONTRACT INCORPORATION, COMPLIANCE, PENALTIES, DISCLOSURE
 
The Disclosing Party understands and agrees that:
  1. The certifications, disclosures, and acknowledgments contained in this EDS will become part of any contract or other agreement between the Applicant and the City in connection with the Matter, whether procurement, City assistance, or other City action, and are material inducements to the City's execution of any contract or taking other action with respect to the Matter. The Disclosing Party understands that it must comply with all statutes, ordinances, and regulations on which this EDS is based.
  2. The City's Governmental Ethics and Campaign Financing Ordinances, Chapters 2-156 and 2-164 of the Municipal Code, impose certain duties and obligations on persons or entities seeking City contracts, work, business, or transactions. The full text of these ordinances and a training program is available on line at www.cityofchicago.org/Ethics. and may also be obtained from the City's Board of Ethics, 740 N.
 
Sedgwick St., Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 744-9660. The Disclosing Party must comply fully with the applicable ordinances.
  1. If the City determines that any information provided in this EDS is false, incomplete or inaccurate, any contract or other agreement in connection with which it is submitted may be rescinded or be void or voidable, and the City may pursue any remedies under the contract or agreement (if not rescinded or void), at law, or in equity, including terminating the Disclosing Party's participation in the Matter and/or declining to allow the Disclosing Party to participate in other transactions with the City. Remedies at law for a false statement of material fact may include incarceration and an award to the City of treble damages.
  2. It is the City's policy to make this document available to tbe public on its Internet site and/or upon request. Some or all of the information provided on this EDS and any attachments to this EDS may be made available to the public on the Internet, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, or otherwise. By completing and signing this EDS, the Disclosing Party waives and releases any possible rights or claims which it may have against the City in connection with the public release of information contained in this EDS and also authorizes the City to verify the accuracy of any information submitted in this EDS.
 
E.      The information provided in this EDS must be kept current. In the event of changes, the Disclosing
Party must supplement this EDS up to the time the City takes action on the Matter. If the Matter is a
contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, the Disclosing Party must
update this EDS as the contract requires. NOTE: With respect to Matters subject to Article I of
Chapter 1-23 of the Municipal Code (imposing PERMANENT INELIGIBILITY for certain specified
offenses), the information provided herein regarding eligibility must be kept current for a longer period,
as required by Chapter 1-23 and Section 2-154-020 of the Municipal Code.
 
The Disclosing Party represents and warrants that:
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F.l.   The Disclosing Party is not delinquent in the payment of any tax administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue, nor are the Disclosing Party or its Affiliated Entities delinquent in paying any fine, fee, tax or other charge owed to the City. This includes, but is not limited to, all water charges, sewer charges, license fees, parking tickets, property taxes or sales taxes.
 
F.2    If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party and its Affiliated Entities will not use, nor permit their subcontractors to use, any facility listed by the U.S. E.P.A. on the federal Excluded Parties List System ("EPLS") maintained by the U. S. General Services Administration.
 
F.3    If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party will obtain from any contractors/subcontractors hired or to be hired in connection with the Matter certifications equal in form, and substance to those in F.l. and F.2. above and will not, without the prior written consent of the City, use any such contractor/subcontractor that does not provide such certifications or that the Disclosing Party has reason to believe has not provided or cannot provide truthful certifications.
 
NOTE: If the Disclosing Party cannot certify as to any of the items in F.l., F.2. or F.3. above, an explanatory statement must be attached to this EDS.
 
CERTIFICATION
 
Under penalty of perjury, the person signing below: (1) warrants that he/she is authorized to execute this EDS and Appendix A (if applicable) on behalf of the Disclosing Party, and (2) warrants that all certifications and statements contained in this EDS and Appendix A (if applicable) are true, accurate and complete as of the date furnished to the City.
 
 
H2Q Plus Holdings Ia*. .      
By:
(Sign here)
(Print or type name of Disclosing Party)
Laurie Eiseman
(Print or type name of person signing)
 
(Print or type title of person signing)
 
 
at Cook
(state).
County, Illinois
 
 
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OFFICIAL SEAL SANDRA A QUAD NOTARY PUBUC ■ STATE OF IUJN0IS MY COMMiSSIOK EXPiRE&12/13/13
 
 
CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX A
 
 
FAMILIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ELECTED CITY OFFICIALS AND DEPARTMENT HEADS
 
This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5 percent. It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest In the Applicant.
Under Municipal Code Section 2-154-015, the Disclosing Party must disclose whether such Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently has a "familial relationship" with any elected city official or department head. A "familial relationship" exists if, as of the date this EDS is signed, the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Parmer thereof is related to the mayor, any alderman, the city clerk, the city treasurer or any city department head as spouse or domestic partner or as any of the following, whether by blood or adoption: parent, child, brother or sister, aunt or uncle, niece or nephew, grandparent, grandchild, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, stepfather or stepmother, stepson cr stepdaughter, stepbrother or stepsister or half-brother or half-sister.
"Applicable Party" means (1) all executive officers of the Disclosing Party listed in Section U.B. 1 .a., if the Disclosing Party is a corporation; all partners of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a general partnership; all general partners and limited partners of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited partnership; all managers, managing members and members of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited liability company; (2) all principal officers of the Disclosing Party; and (3) any person having more than a 7.5 percent ownership interest in the Disclosing Party. "Principal officers" means the president, chief operating officer, executive director, chief financial officer, treasurer or secretary of a legal entity or any person exercising similar authority.
Does the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently have a "familial relationship" with an elected city official or department head?
 
[ ] Yes      M No
If yes, please identify below (1) the name and title of such person, (2) the name of the legal entity to which such person is connected; (3) the name and title of the elected city official or department head to whom such person has a familial relationship, and (4) the precise nature of such familial relationship.
N/A       
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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(DO NOT SUBMIT THIS PAGE WITH YOUR EDS. The purpose of this page is for you to recertify your EDS prior to submission to City Council or on the date of closing. If unable to recertify truthfully, the Disclosing Party must complete a new EDS with correct or corrected information)
 
RECERTIFICATION
 
Generally, for use with City Council matters. Not for City procurements unless requested.
This recertification is being submitted in connection with   8Hfft/0 ^/tOi^^ Q,*\$) [identify the Matter]. Under penalty of perjury, the person signing below: (1) warrants that he/she is authorized to execute this EDS recertification on behalf of the Disclosing Party, (2) warrants that all certifications and statements contained in the Disclosing Party's original EDS are true, accurate and complete as of the date furnished to the City and continue to be true, accurate and complete as of the date of this recertification, and (3) reaffirms its acknowledgments.
 
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Print or type name of signatory:
 
 
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Signed and sworn to before rne on [date] /UbYglrrxf^fSTSL jj'by jMw WLS\b£HL\ti)at  CU>fllC       County, [LU Kyfl l£ [state].
 
 
 
CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
SECTION I -- GENERAL INFORMATION
A. Legal name of the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS. Include d/b/a/ if applicable:
Pola Orbis Holdings Inc.      
 
Check ONE of the following three boxes:
 
Indicate whether the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is:
  1. [ ] the Applicant
OR
  1. [X] a legal entity holding a direct or indirect interest in the Applicant. State the legal name of the
Applicant in which the Disclosing Party holds an interest:   H2Q Plus, LLC      
OR
3.      [] a legal entity with a right of control (see Section II.B.l.) State the legal name of the entity in
which the Disclosing Party holds a right of control:      
  1. Business address of the Disclosing Party:      Pola Ginza Building      
1-7-7 Ginza,Chuo-ku Tokyo 104-0061 Japan
  1. Telephone: 312-633-1444      fax: 312-633-1406            Email: jimmc@h2oplus.com      
  2. Name of contact person: Jim Mc Laughlin      
  3. Federal Employer Identification No. (if you have one):      
  4. Brief description of contract, transaction or other undertaking (referred to below as the "Matter") to which this EDS pertains. (Include project number and location of property, if applicable):
 
845 W. Madison St.  / Application for extension of 6(b) incentive      
  1. Which City agency or department is requesting this EDS?   Dept. of Housing & Econ. Dev't
 
If the Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, please complete the following:
 
Specification # n/a      and Contract # N/A      
 
Ver. 01-01-12
 
 
 
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SECTION II - DISCLOSURE OF OWNERSHIP INTERESTS
 
A. NATURE OF THE DISCLOSING PARTY
 
1.   Indicate the nature of the Disclosing Party:
x
Person
Publicly registered business corporation
Privately held business corporation
Sole proprietorship
General partnership
Limited partnership
Trust
[ ] Limited liability company
[ ] Limited liability partnership
[ ] Joint venture
[ ] Not-for-profit corporation
(Is the not-for-profit corporation also a 501(c)(3))?
[ ] Yes      [ ] No
[ ] Other (please specify)
 
 
2. For legal entities, the state (or foreign country) of incorporation or organization, if applicable:
Japan       
 
3.   For legal entities not organized in the State of Illinois: Has the organization registered to do business in the State of Illinois as a foreign entity?
 
[ ] Yes      |k] No      [ ] N/A
 
B. IF THE DISCLOSING PARTY IS A LEGAL ENTITY:
 
1.   List below the full names and titles of all executive officers and all directors of the entity. NOTE: For not-for-profit corporations, also list below all members, if any, which are legal entities. If there are no such members, write "no members." For trusts, estates or other similar entities, list below the legal titleholder(s).
If the entity is a general partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership or joint venture, list below the name and title of each general partner, managing member, manager or any other person or entity that controls the day-to-day management of the Disclosing Party. NOTE: Each legal entity listed below must submit an EDS on its own behalf.
 
Name Title See attached exhibit  (next page)
 
 
 
 
 
 
2.   Please provide the following information concerning each person or entity having a direct or indirect beneficial interest (including ownership) in excess of 7.5% of the Disclosing Party. Examples of such an interest include shares in a corporation, partnership interest in a partnership or joint venture,
 
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POLA ORBIS HOLDINGS INC. | Company Information | List of Directors
 
List of Directors
 
Position
PRESIDENT & CEO VICE PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT AUDITOR
OUTSIDE AUDITOR OUTSIDE AUDITOR
 
 
 
Name
Satoshi Suzuki Akira Fujii Naoki Kume Hiroki Suzuki Yasuo Iwazaki Takao Miura Tsuneo Machida Kuniaki Hoshi Akio Sato
Motohiko Nakamura
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
interest of a member or manager in a limited liability company, or interest of a beneficiary of a trust, estate or other similar entity. If none, state "None." NOTE: Pursuant to Section 2-154-030 of the Municipal Code of Chicago ("Municipal Code"), the City may require any such additional information from any applicant which is reasonably intended to achieve full disclosure.
 
Name      Business Address      Percentage Interest in the
Disclosing Party
None:
The company is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange  (First section)   [Stock Code 4927]
 
 
 
 
 
SECTION III - BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS WITH CITY ELECTED OFFICIALS
 
Has the Disclosing Party had a "business relationship," as defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code, with any City elected official in the 12 months before the date this EDS is signed?
 
[ ] Yes      [x] No
 
If yes, please identify below the name(s) of such City elected official(s) and describe such relationship(s):
 
 
 
 
SECTION IV -- DISCLOSURE OF SUBCONTRACTORS AND OTHER RETAINED PARTIES
 
The Disclosing Party must disclose the name and business address of each subcontractor, attorney, lobbyist, accountant, consultant and any other person or entity whom the Disclosing Party has retained or expects to retain in connection with the Matter, as well as the nature of the relationship, and the total amount of the fees paid or estimated to be paid. The Disclosing Party is not required to disclose employees who are paid solely through the Disclosing Party's regular payroll.
 
"Lobbyist" means any person or entity who undertakes to influence any legislative or administrative action on behalf of any person or entity other than: (1) a not-for-profit entity, on an unpaid basis, or (2) himself. "Lobbyist" also means any person or entity any part of whose duties as an employee of another includes undertaking to influence any legislative or administrative action.
 
If the Disclosing Party is uncertain whether a disclosure is required under this Section, the Disclosing Party must either ask the City whether disclosure is required or make the disclosure.
 
 
 
 
 
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Name (indicate whether     Business      Relationship to Disclosing Party   Fees (indicate whether
retained or anticipated       Address       (subcontractor, attorney,      paid or estimated.) NOTE:
to be retained)      lobbyist, etc.)      "hourly rate" or "t.b.d." is
not an acceptable response.
 
 
 
 
 
(Add sheets if necessary)
|x] Check here if the Disclosing Party has not retained, nor expects to retain, any such persons or entities. SECTION V - CERTIFICATIONS
  1. COURT-ORDERED CHILD SUPPORT COMPLIANCE
Under Municipal Code Section 2-92-415, substantial owners of business entities that contract with the City must remain in compliance with their child support obligations throughout the contract's term.
 
Has any person who directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the Disclosing Party been declared in arrearage on any child support obligations by any Illinois court of competent jurisdiction?
The company is traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange  (First section)   [Stock Code 4927]
[ ] Yes      [ ] No      [x] No person directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the
Disclosing Party.
 
If "Yes," has the person entered into a court-approved agreement for payment of all support owed and is the person in compliance with that agreement?
 
[ ] Yes      [ ] No
  1. FURTHER CERTIFICATIONS
 
1.   Pursuant to Municipal Code Chapter 1-23, Article I ("Article I")(which the Applicant should consult for defined terms (e.g., "doing business") and legal requirements), if the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is the Applicant and is doing business with the City, then the Disclosing Party certifies as follows: (i) neither the Applicant nor any controlling person is currently indicted or charged with, or has admitted guilt of, or has ever been convicted of, or placed under supervision for, any criminal offense involving actual, attempted, or conspiracy to commit bribery, theft, fraud, forgery, perjury, dishonesty or deceit against an officer or employee of the City or any sister agency; and (ii) the Applicant understands and acknowledges that compliance with Article I is a continuing requirement for doing business with the City. NOTE: If Article I applies to the Applicant, the permanent compliance timeframe in Article I supersedes some five-year compliance timeframes in certifications 2 and 3 below.
 
 
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  1. The Disclosing Party and, if the Disclosing Party is a legal entity, all of those persons or entities identified in Section II.B.l. of this EDS:
  1. are not presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from any transactions by any federal, state or local unit of government;
  2. have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted of a criminal offense, adjudged guilty, or had a civil judgment rendered against them in connection with: obtaining, attempting to obtain, or performing a public (federal, state or local) transaction or contract under a public transaction; a violation of federal or state antitrust statutes; fraud; embezzlement; theft; forgery; bribery; falsification or destruction of records; making false statements; or receiving stolen property;
  3. are not presently indicted for, or criminally or civilly charged by, a governmental entity (federal, state or local) with committing any of the offenses set forth in clause B.2.b. of this Section V;
  4. have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, had one or more public transactions (federal, state or local) terminated for cause or default; and
  5. have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted, adjudged guilty, or found liable in a civil proceeding, or in any criminal or civil action, including actions concerning environmental violations, instituted by the City or by the federal government, any state, or any other unit of local government.
  6. The certifications in subparts 3, 4 and 5 concern:
    • the Disclosing Party;
  • any "Contractor" (meaning any contractor or subcontractor used by the Disclosing Party in connection with the Matter, including but not limited to all persons or legal entities disclosed under Section IV, "Disclosure of Subcontractors and Other Retained Parties");
  • any "Affiliated Entity" (meaning a person or entity that, directly or indirectly: controls the Disclosing Party, is controlled by the Disclosing Party, or is, with the Disclosing Party, under common control of another person or entity. Indicia of control include, without limitation: interlocking management or ownership; identity of interests among family members, shared facilities and equipment; common use of employees; or organization of a business entity following the ineligibility of a business entity to do business with federal or state or local government, including the City, using substantially the same management, ownership, or principals as the ineligible entity); with respect to Contractors, the term Affiliated Entity means a person or entity that directly or indirectly controls the Contractor, is controlled by it, or, with the Contractor, is under common control of another person or entity;
  • any responsible official of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity or any other official, agent or employee of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity, acting pursuant to the direction or authorization of a responsible official of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity (collectively "Agents").
 
 
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Neither the Disclosing Party, nor any Contractor, nor any Affiliated Entity of either the Disclosing Party or any Contractor nor any Agents have, during the five years before the date this EDS is signed, or, with respect to a Contractor, an Affiliated Entity, or an Affiliated Entity of a Contractor during the five years before the date of such Contractor's or Affiliated Entity's contract or engagement in connection with the Matter:
    1. bribed or attempted to bribe, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of bribery or attempting to bribe, a public officer or employee of the City, the State of Illinois, or any agency of the federal government or of any state or local government in the United States of America, in that officer's or employee's official capacity;
    2. agreed or colluded with other bidders or prospective bidders, or been a party to any such agreement, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of agreement or collusion among bidders or prospective bidders, in restraint of freedom of competition by agreement to bid a fixed price or otherwise; or
    3. made an admission of such conduct described in a. or b. above that is a matter of record, but have not been prosecuted for such conduct; or
  1. violated the provisions of Municipal Code Section 2-92-610 (Living Wage Ordinance).
  1. Neither the Disclosing Party, Affiliated Entity or Contractor, or any of their employees, officials, agents or partners, is barred from contracting with any unit of state or local government as a result of engaging in or being convicted of (1) bid-rigging in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-3; (2) bid-rotating in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-4; or (3) any similar offense of any state or of the United States of America that contains the same elements as the offense of bid-rigging or bid-rotating.
  2. Neither the Disclosing Party nor any Affiliated Entity is listed on any of the following lists maintained by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury or the Bureau of Industry and Security of the U.S. Department of Commerce or their successors: the Specially Designated Nationals List, the Denied Persons List, the Unverified List, the Entity List and the Debarred List.
  3. The Disclosing Party understands and shall comply with the applicable requirements of Chapters 2-55 (Legislative Inspector General), 2-56 (Inspector General) and 2-156 (Governmental Ethics) of the Municipal Code.
  4. If the Disclosing Party is unable to certify to any of the above statements in this Part B (Further Certifications), the Disclosing Party must explain below:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.
 
8.   To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all current employees of the Disclosing Party who were, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, an employee, or elected or appointed official, of the City of Chicago (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none"). None.
 
 
 
9.   To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all gifts that the Disclosing Party has given or caused to be given, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, to an employee, or elected or appointed official, of the City of Chicago. For purposes of this statement, a "gift" does not include: (i) anything made generally available to City employees or to the general public, or (ii) food or drink provided in the course of official City business and having a retail value of less than $20 per recipient (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none"). As to any gift listed below, please also list the name of the City recipient.
N/A
 
 
C. CERTIFICATION OF STATUS AS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
  1. The Disclosing Party certifies that the Disclosing Party (check one)
[ ] is      [x] is not
a "financial institution" as defined in Section 2-32-455(b) of the Municipal Code.
  1. If the Disclosing Party IS a financial institution, then the Disclosing Party pledges:
"We are not and will not become a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code. We further pledge that none of our affiliates is, and none of them will become, a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code. We understand that becoming a predatory lender or becoming an affiliate of a predatory lender may result in the loss of the privilege of doing business with the City."
 
If the Disclosing Party is unable to make this pledge because it or any of its affiliates (as defined in Section 2-32-455(b) of the Municipal Code) is a predatory lender within the meaning of Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code, explain here (attach additional pages if necessary):
 
 
 
 
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If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.
 
D. CERTIFICATION REGARDING INTEREST IN CITY BUSINESS
 
Any words or terms that are defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code have the same meanings when used in this Part D.
  1. In accordance with Section 2-156-110 of the Municipal Code: Does any official or employee of the City have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the Matter?
[ ] Yes      [x] No
 
NOTE:  If you checked "Yes" to Item D.l., proceed to Items D.2. and D.3. If you checked "No" to Item D.l., proceed to Part E.
  1. Unless sold pursuant to a process of competitive bidding, or otherwise permitted, no City elected official or employee shall have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the purchase of any property that (i) belongs to the City, or (ii) is sold for taxes or assessments, or (iii) is sold by virtue of legal process at the suit of the City (collectively, "City Property Sale"). Compensation for property taken pursuant to the City's eminent domain power does not constitute a financial interest within the meaning of this Part D.
 
Does the Matter involve a City Property Sale?
 
[]Yes []No
  1. If you checked "Yes" to Item D.l., provide the names and business addresses of the City officials or employees having such interest and identify the nature of such interest:
 
Name      Business Address      Nature of Interest
 
 
 
 
 
 
4. The Disclosing Party further certifies that no prohibited financial interest in the Matter will be acquired by any City official or employee.
 
E. CERTIFICATION REGARDING SLAVERY ERA BUSINESS
 
Please check either 1. or 2. below. If the Disclosing Party checks 2., the Disclosing Party must disclose below or in an attachment to this EDS all information required by paragraph 2. Failure to
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comply with these disclosure requirements may make any contract entered into with the City in connection with the Matter voidable by the City.
 
x   1. The Disclosing Party verifies that the Disclosing Party has searched any and all records of the Disclosing Party and any and all predecessor entities regarding records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies during the slavery era (including insurance policies issued to slaveholders that provided coverage for damage to or injury or death of their slaves), and the Disclosing Party has found no such records.
 
      2. The Disclosing Party verifies that, as a result of conducting the search in step 1 above, the
Disclosing Party has found records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies. The Disclosing Party verifies that the following constitutes full disclosure of all such records, including the names of any and all slaves or slaveholders described in those records:
 
 
 
 
 
 
SECTION VI - CERTIFICATIONS FOR FEDERALLY FUNDED MATTERS
 
NOTE: If the Matter is federally funded, complete this Section VI. If the Matter is not federally funded, proceed to Section VII. For purposes of this Section VI, tax credits allocated by the City and proceeds of debt obligations of the City are not federal funding.
 
A. CERTIFICATION REGARDING LOBBYING
 
1.   List below the names of all persons or entities registered under the federal Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 who have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter: (Add sheets if necessary):
This section is not applicable;  the matter is not federally funded.
 
 
 
 
(If no explanation appears or begins on the lines above, or if the letters "NA" or if the word "None" appear, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party means that NO persons or entities registered under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter.)
 
2.   The Disclosing Party has not spent and will not expend any federally appropriated funds to pay any person or entity listed in Paragraph A.l. above for his or her lobbying activities or to pay any person or entity to influence or attempt to influence an officer or employee of any agency, as defined by applicable federal law, a member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a member of Congress, in connection with the award of any federally funded contract, making any federally funded grant or loan, entering into any cooperative agreement, or to extend, continue, renew, amend, or modify any federally funded contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement.
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  1. The Disclosing Party will submit an updated certification at the end of each calendar quarter in which there occurs any event that materially affects the accuracy of the statements and information set forth in paragraphs A.l. and A.2. above.
  2. The Disclosing Party certifies that either: (i) it is not an organization described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986; or (ii) it is an organization described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 but has not engaged and will not engage in "Lobbying Activities".
  3. If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party must obtain certifications equal in form and substance to paragraphs A.l. through A.4. above from all subcontractors before it awards any subcontract and the Disclosing Party must maintain all such subcontractors' certifications for the duration of the Matter and must make such certifications promptly available to the City upon request.
 
 
B. CERTIFICATION REGARDING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
 
If the Matter is federally funded, federal regulations require the Applicant and all proposed subcontractors to submit the following information with their bids or in writing at the outset of negotiations.
Is the Disclosing Party the Applicant?
[ ] Yes      [ ] No
If "Yes," answer the three questions below:
  1. Have you developed and do you have on file affirmative action programs pursuant to applicable federal regulations? (See 41 CFR Part 60-2.)
[ ] Yes      [ ] No
  1. Have you filed with the Joint Reporting Committee, the Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission all reports due under the applicable filing requirements?
[ ] Yes      [ ] No
  1. Have you participated in any previous contracts or subcontracts subject to the equal opportunity clause?
[ ] Yes      [ ] No
 
If you checked "No" to question 1. or 2. above, please provide an explanation:
 
 
 
 
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SECTION VII - ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, CONTRACT INCORPORATION, COMPLIANCE, PENALTIES, DISCLOSURE
 
The Disclosing Party understands and agrees that:
  1. The certifications, disclosures, and acknowledgments contained in this EDS will become part of any contract or other agreement between the Applicant and the City in connection with the Matter, whether procurement, City assistance, or other City action, and are material inducements to the City's execution of any contract or taking other action with respect to the Matter. The Disclosing Party understands that it must comply with all statutes, ordinances, and regulations on which this EDS is based.
  2. The City's Governmental Ethics and Campaign Financing Ordinances, Chapters 2-156 and 2-164 of the Municipal Code, impose certain duties and obligations on persons or entities seeking City contracts, work, business, or transactions. The full text of these ordinances and a training program is available on line at www.cityofchicago.org/Ethics, and may also be obtained from the City's Board of Ethics, 740 N.
 
Sedgwick St., Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 744-9660. The Disclosing Party must comply fully with the applicable ordinances.
  1. If the City determines that any information provided in this EDS is false, incomplete or inaccurate, any contract or other agreement in connection with which it is submitted may be rescinded or be void or voidable, and the City may pursue any remedies under the contract or agreement (if not rescinded or void), at law, or in equity, including terminating the Disclosing Party's participation in the Matter and/or declining to allow the Disclosing Party to participate in other transactions with the City. Remedies at law for a false statement of material fact may include incarceration and an award to the City of treble damages.
  2. It is the City's policy to make this document available to the public on its Internet site and/or upon request. Some or all of the information provided on this EDS and any attachments to this EDS may be made available to the public on the Internet, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, or otherwise. By completing and signing this EDS, the Disclosing Party waives and releases any possible rights or claims which it may have against the City in connection with the public release of information contained in this EDS and also authorizes the City to verify the accuracy of any information submitted in this EDS.
  3. The information provided in this EDS must be kept current. In the event of changes, the Disclosing Party must supplement this EDS up to the time the City takes action on the Matter. If the Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, the Disclosing Party must update this EDS as the contract requires. NOTE: With respect to Matters subject to Article I of Chapter 1-23 of the Municipal Code (imposing PERMANENT INELIGIBILITY for certain specified offenses), the information provided herein regarding eligibility must be kept current for a longer period, as required by Chapter 1-23 and Section 2-154-020 of the Municipal Code.
 
The Disclosing Party represents and warrants that:
 
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F.L    The Disclosing Party is not delinquent in the payment of any tax administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue, nor are the Disclosing Party or its Affiliated Entities delinquent in paying any fine, fee, tax or other charge owed io the City. This includes, but is not limited to, all water charges, sewer charges, license fees, parking tickets, property taxes or sales taxes.
 
F.2    If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party and its Affiliated Entities will not use, nor permit their subcontractors to use, any facility listed by the U.S. E.P.A. on the federal Excluded Parties List System ("EPLS") maintained by the U. S. General Services Administration.
 
F.3     If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party will obtain from any contractors/subcontractors hired or to be hired in connection with the Matter certifications equal in form and substance to those in F.l. and F.2. above and will not, without the prior written consent of the City, use any such contractor/subcontractor that does not provide such certifications or that the Disclosing Party has reason to believe has not provided or cannot provide truthful certifications.
 
NOTE: If the Disclosing Party cannot certify as to any of the items in F.l., F.2. or F.3. above, an explanatory statement must be attached to this EDS.
 
CERTIFICATION
 
 
Under penalty of perjury, the person signing below: (1) warrants that he/she is authorized to execute this EDS and Appendix A (if applicable) on behalf of the Disclosing Party, and (2 ) warrants that all certifications and statements contained in this EDS and Appendix A (if applicable) are true, accurate and complete as of the date furnished to the City.
(Print or type name of person signing)
 
Pola Orbis HoJIflinqs Inc.            
 
Authorized Agent
(Print or type title of person signing)
 
2013
 
 
Signed and sworn to before mc on (date) November ,
 
 
at   cook            County, Illinois       (state).
 
 
Commission expires:
 
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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX A
 
 
 
FAMILIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ELECTED CITY OFFICIALS AND DEPARTMENT HEADS
 
 
This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5 percent. It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.
 
Under Municipal Code Section 2-154-015, the Disclosing Party must disclose whether such Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently has a "familial relationship" with any elected city official or department head. A "familial relationship" exists if, as of the date this EDS is signed, the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof is related to the mayor, any alderman, the city clerk, the city treasurer or any city department head as spouse or domestic partner or as any of the following, whether by blood or adoption: parent, child, brother or sister, aunt or uncle, niece or nephew, grandparent, grandchild, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, stepfather or stepmother, stepson or stepdaughter, stepbrother or stepsister or half-brother or half-sister.
 
"Applicable Party" means (1) all executive officers of the Disclosing Party listed in Section H.B.I.a., if the Disclosing Party is a corporation; all partners of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a general partnership; all general partners and limited partners of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited partnership; all managers, managing members and members of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited liability company; (2) all principal officers of the Disclosing Party; and (3) any person having more than a 7.5 percent ownership interest in the Disclosing Party. "Principal officers" means the president, chief operating officer, executive director, chief financial officer, treasurer or secretary of a legal entity or any person exercising similar authority.
 
Does the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently have a "familial relationship" with an elected city official or department head?
 
[ ] Yes      [X] No
 
If yes, please identify below (1) the name and title of such person, (2) the name of the legal entity to which such person is connected; (3) the name and title of the elected city official or department head to whom such person has a familial relationship, and (4) the precise nature of such familial relationship.
 
N/A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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