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Record #: O2014-4987   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 6/25/2014 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 7/30/2014
Title: Lease agreement with Sweet Water Foundation for access to vacant City-owned property at 5700 S Lafayette Ave
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: AGREEMENTS - Lease
Attachments: 1. O2014-4987.pdf
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OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
June 25, 2014









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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Fleet and Facility Management, I transmit herewith ordinances authorizing the execution of lease agreements.

Your favorable consideration of these ordinances will be appreciated.

Mayor

Very truly yours,
ORDINANCE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:

SECTION 1: The Commissioner of the Department of Fleet and Facility Management and the Commissioner of the Department of Planning and Development are authorized to execute on behalf of the City of Chicago, as Landlord, a Lease with Sweet Water Foundation, as Tenant, for Sweet Water Foundation's access to vacant City-owned land located at 5700 South Lafayette Avenue for use as an urban education farm; such Lease to be approved as to form and legality by the Corporation Counsel in substantially the following form:
5700 South Lafayette Avenue Sweet Water Foundation Lease No. 20313

SECTION 2: This Ordinance shall be effective from and after the date of its passage and approval.
LEASE

THIS LEASE is made and entered into this day of , 2014 (the
"Commencement Date") by and between, the CITY OF CHICAGO, an Illinois municipal corporation and home rule unit of government (hereinafter referred to as "Landlord" or "City"), and SWEET WATER FOUNDATION, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation (hereinafter referred to as "Tenant"). Landlord/City and Tenant are sometimes jointly referred to as the "Parties."

RECITALS

WHEREAS, Landlord is the owner of the real property more commonly known as 5700 South Lafayette Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; and

WHEREAS, the property located at 5700 South Lafayette Avenue has no present municipal use; and

WHEREAS, Landlord has agreed to lease to Tenant, and Tenant has agreed to lease from Landlord approximately 63,639 square feet of vacant land located at 57...

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