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Record #: O2015-2627   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 4/15/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action: 5/6/2015
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 2, 4 and 10 regarding outdoor public enjoyment areas and execution of associated agreement with Latent Design Corporation for activation and maintenance of People Plazas Program
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 102 Dept. of Transportation, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 8 Food Establishments, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 10 - Streets, Public Ways, Parks, Airports & Harbors - Ch. 28 Structures On & Under Public Ways, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 10 - Streets, Public Ways, Parks, Airports & Harbors - Ch. 8 Use Of Public Ways & Places
Attachments: 1. O2015-2627.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
April 15,2015








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

Ladies and Gentlemen:
At the request of the Commissioner of Transportation, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending various sections of the Municipal Code and conferring associated authorizations for the People Plazas Program.
Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Very truly yours.

Mayor|1010|ORDINANCE
WHEREAS, Pursuant to Section 2-102-030(v) of the Municipal Code of Chicago (the "Municipal Code"), the City's Department of Transportation ("CDOT") is authorized to administer the "Make Way for People - People Spots and People Streets" program and other programs to develop outdoor public enjoyment areas, and to allow the operation of such placemaking programs by licensees pursuant to an agreement; and
WHEREAS, Pursuant to Section 2-32-055 of the Municipal Code, the Chief Financial Officer (the "CFO") is authorized to identify assets available to the City and to develop and implement various municipal marketing initiatives; and
WHEREAS, The City wishes to expand the Make Way For People Program to launch a program for the activation of City plazas (the "People Plazas Program") by a licensee; and
WHEREAS, As part of the People Plazas Program, the City wants a licensee to manage the City plazas (the "People Plazas") subject to the People Plazas Program, beginning on a staggered basis, in the following ways: (i) planning and executing activation services such as concerts, markets, music, retails sales of goods and food, (ii) performing general maintenance and some landscaping services, and (iii) upon prior written approval, performing upgrades or modifications to the plazas; and
WHEREAS, The City wishes to allow the licensee to raise funding through grant applications and revenues through advertising, marketing and sponsorship on the People Plazas as well as charging fees to sublicensees that may want to ...

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