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Record #: O2015-155   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 1/21/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 3/18/2015
Title: Sale of City-owned property at 1433 S Kedzie Ave to Henry L. Washington, Jr.
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: PROPERTY - Sale
Attachments: 1. O2015-155.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL MAYOR
January 21,2015










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Planning and Development, I transmit herewith ordinances authorizing the sale of city-owned property.

Your favorable consideration of these ordinances will be appreciated.

Mayor

Very truly yours,
ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago ("City") is a home rule unit of government by virtue of the provisions of the Constitution of the State of Illinois of 1970, and, as such, may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and

WHEREAS, the City is the owner of the vacant parcels located at 1433 South Kedzie Avenue and 3148 West 15th Street, Chicago, Illinois, which are legally described on Exhibit A attached hereto (collectively, the "Property"); and
WHEREAS, Henry L. Washington Jr. (the "Grantee") of 4456 South Vincennes Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60653, has offered to purchase the Property from the City for the sum of Thirty-Three Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($33,000.00), such amount being the appraised fair market value of the Property, to improve with landscaped open space thereon; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution No. 14-102-21 adopted on November 20, 2014, by the Plan Commission of the City of Chicago (the "Commission"), the Commission approved the negotiated sale of the Property to the Grantee; and

WHEREAS, public notice advertising the City's intent to enter into a negotiated sale of the Property with the Grantee and requesting alternative proposals appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, a newspaper of general circulation, on December 4 and 11, 2014; and
WHEREAS, no alternative proposals were received by the deadline indicated in the aforesaid notice; now, therefore,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:

SECTION 1. The City Council of the City hereby approves the sale of the Property to the Grante...

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