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Record #: O2015-3240   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 4/15/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 5/6/2015
Title: Repeal of prior land sale at 216-218 S Kilbourn Ave and 4500-4506 W Jackson Blvd
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: PROPERTY - Sale
Attachments: 1. O2015-3240.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 Planning and Development, I transmit herewith ordinance authorizing the repeal of a previously passed land sale.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance 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, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the City Council of the City of Chicago (the "City Council") on March 8, 1993 and published in the Journal of Proceedings of the City Council (the "Journal") for such date at pages 29393 - 29394 and 29407 - 29409 (the "1993 Ordinance") the City, by and through its Department of General Services, now known as the Department of Fleet and Facility Management ("Department"), authorized the conveyance of City property located at 216-218 South Kilbourn Avenue/4500 - 4506 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois ("Property"), as such Property is legally described on Exhibit A attached hereto and made a part hereof, to the Nubian Achievement Academy Organization ("Developer"); and

WHEREAS, there is no record ofthe City issuing a deed ("Deed") to the Developer for conveyance of the Property, nor is there any public record of such Deed being recorded against the Property evidencing the conveyance of the Property to Developer; and
WHEREAS, the Developer has made no contact with the City since 1993 and further the Property remains in the City's inventory now controlled by the Department of Planning and Development ("DPD"); and
WHEREAS, DPD has determined that it is in the best interests ofthe City to repeal the 1993 Ordinance; now therefore,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE C...

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