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Record #: O2014-911   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 2/5/2014 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Public Safety
Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: Donation of City vehicle(s) to Volunteer Fire Department (Cuerpo de Bomberos Voluntarios) of San Juan Bautista de Guacari Valle del Cauca, Colombia
Sponsors: Cardenas, George A.
Attachments: 1. O2014-911.pdf
Related files: R2015-407
 
ORDINANCE
 
WHEREAS, From time to time the City of Chicago Fire Department upgrades its fleet of emergency service vehicles; and
WHEREAS, After the Fire Department decommissions these outdated vehicles, the vehicles still could be of great service to the citizens of underdeveloped regions; and
WHEREAS, the Honorable George A. Cardenas, Alderman of the 12th Ward has informed this august body of the severe need that the Volunteer Fire Department of San Juan Bautista de Guacari Valle del Cauca, Colombia, has of such a vehicle; now therefore
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. The Commissioner of Fleet and Facilities Management and the Chief Procurement Officer are hereby authorized to donate one decommissioned Fire Department engine which can no longer be used in the City of Chicago, to the Volunteer Fire Department (Cuerpo de Bomberos Voluntarios) of San Juan Bautista de Guacari Valle del Cauca, Colombia, free and clear of any liens and encumbrances. The City of Chicago conveys said vehicle in "as is" condition without any warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
SECTION 2. The Commissioner of Fleet Management and the Chief Procurement Officer are hereby authorized to enter into and execute such other documents as may be necessary and proper to implement the transfer.
 
George Cardenas Alderman, 12th Ward
SECTION 3. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect after its passage and approval. \