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Record #: O2014-5840   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 7/30/2014 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Transportation and Public Way
Final action: 9/10/2014
Title: Vacation of public alley(s) in area bounded by S Western Ave, W 97th St, S Claremont Ave and W 99th Street
Sponsors: O'Shea, Matthew J.
Topic: ALLEY - Vacation
Attachments: 1. O2014-5840.pdf

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago ("City") is a home rule unit of local government pursuant to Article VII, Section 6 (a) of the 1970 constitution of the State of Illinois and, as such, may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and

WHEREAS, the properties at 9801-9803 S. Western Avenue and 9807-9809 S. Western Avenue are owned by Beverly Center L.L.C.; and

WHEREAS, Beverly Center L.L.C. proposes to use the portion of the alley to be vacated herein for integration into their existing parking lot; and

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Chicago, after due investigation and consideration, has determined that the nature and extent of the public use and the public interest to be subserved is such as to warrant the vacation of part of public alley, described in the following ordinance; now therefore,


SECTION 1. THE NORTH 16.00 FEET OF LOT 38 IN BLOCK 2 IN JOHN JENSEN AND SONS' BEVERLY HIGHLANDS, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF THE SOUTH 9.25 ACRES OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 37 NORTH, RANGE 14, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED MAY 29, 1925 AS DOCUMENT NUMBER 258206 IN COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS, on the drawing hereto attached as Exhibit A, which drawing for greater clarity, is hereby made a part of this ordinance, be and the same is hereby vacated and closed, inasmuch as the same is no longer required for public use and the public interest will be subserved by such vacation.

SECTION 2. The City of Chicago hereby reserves for the benefit of AT&T Illinois /SBC and its successors or assigns, a non-exclusive utility easement to operate, maintain, construct, replace and renew overhead wires, poles, and associated equipment and underground conduit, cables, and associated equipment for the transmission and distribution of electrical energy...

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