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Record #: O2015-5383   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 7/29/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 9/24/2015
Title: Intergovernmental agreement with Chicago Park District regarding conveyance of property at 4323-4329 S Calumet Ave for Hadiya Pendleton Park expansion
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: AGREEMENTS - Intergovernmental
Attachments: 1. O2015-5383.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
July 29, 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 an ordinance authorizing the execution of an intergovernmental agreement with the Chicago Park District regarding a conveyance of property for Hadiya Pendleton Park.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Mayor


Very truly yours,




ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "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 Chicago Park District (the "Park District") is a body politic and corporate organized and existing under the Chicago Park District Act, 70 ILCS 1505/0.01 ef seq., with authority to exercise control over and supervise the operation of all parks within the corporate limits of the City; and

WHEREAS, the City has established the Community Development Commission ("CDC") to, among other things, designate redevelopment areas, approve redevelopment plans, and recommend the sale or lease of parcels located in redevelopment areas, subject to the approval of the City Council of the City ("City Council"); and

WHEREAS, pursuant to ordinances adopted by the City Council on March 27, 2002, and published in the Journal of the Proceedings of the City Council of the City of Chicago (the "Journal") for said date at pages 81232 to 81472, the City Council: (i) approved and adopted a redevelopment plan and project (the "TIF Plan") for a portion of the City known as the 47tl7King Drive Redevelopment Project Area (the "47lh/King Drive Redevelopment Area"); (ii) designated the 47th/King Drive Redevelopment Area as a "conservation area" redevelopment project area; and (iii) adopted tax increment allocat...

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