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Record #: O2016-1684   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 3/16/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action: 4/13/2016
Title: Intergovernmental agreement with Public Building Commission of Chicago for development of Early Childhood Learning Centers
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: AGREEMENTS - Intergovernmental
Attachments: 1. O2016-1684.pdf
WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City") is a home rule unit of local government under the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois and has the authority to promote the health, safety and welfare of its inhabitants, to furnish essential governmental services through its various departments and agencies and to enter into contractual agreements with units of local government for the purpose of achieving the aforesaid objectives; and
WHEREAS, on March 18, 1956, the City Council of the City (the "City Council") created the Public Building Commission of Chicago (the "Commission"), an Illinois municipal corporation, pursuant to the Public Building Commission Act of the State of Illinois (the "Act") for the purpose of facilitating the funding, acquiring and constructing of public buildings, improvements and facilities for use by local public agencies in the furnishing of essential governmental services; and
WHEREAS, the Commission has heretofore undertaken the acquisition, construction, alteration, repair, renovation, rehabilitation and equipping of buildings and facilities for use by various public bodies including the City, the Board of Education of the City of Chicago, the Chicago Park District, and the Board of Trustees of Community College District No. 508, County of Cook and State of Illinois; and
WHEREAS, the City, acting through the Department of Fleet and Facility Management ("2FM") and the Chicago Public Library ("CPL"), has requested that the Commission provide planning, design and construction management services (including the development of the scope, schedule, budget and conceptual design drawings) for Early Childhood Learning Centers at 17 Regional and Branch Library Facilities and the Harold Washington Library located at 400 South State Street, Chicago, Illinois 60605 (the "Sites") (such activities at the Sites, the "Project"); and
WHEREAS, it is contemplated by the City and the Commission that the Commission will provide development services,...

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