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Record #: O2016-1725   
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: Agreement with Chicago Public Library, Museum of Science and Industry and American Library Association for publication of resource book titled "Steam-Based Summer Learning Programs"
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: AGREEMENTS - Miscellaneous
Attachments: 1. O2016-1725.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
March 16,2016










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Library Commissioner, I transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing execution of an agreement with the American Library Association.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Very truly yours,

Mayor

ORDINANCE


WHEREAS, The City of Chicago (the "City") is a home rule unit of government as defined in Section 6(a), Article VII of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois and, as such, may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and

WHEREAS, The Chicago Public Library has historically provided summer reading programs for children in efforts to alleviate summer learning loss; and

WHEREAS, The Chicago Public Library and the Museum of Science and Industry have collaborated to develop a summer learning program with emphasis on incorporation of STEM skills (the "Summer Program"); and

WHEREAS, The American Library Association publishing division requested that the Chicago Public Library and Museum of Science and Industry write a book, as a resource for other public libraries and educators, that details the scope, research in support of and the methodology by which other public libraries might implement the Summer Program; and

WHEREAS, The American Library Association has agreed to publish this work and requires the Chicago Public Library and the Museum of Science and Industry to enter into an agreement with the American Library Association pursuant to the terms set forth in the agreement attached as Exhibit A, which describes the respective rights and obligations of the parties regarding the publication of the work (the "Agreement"); and

WHEREAS, the Commissioner of the Chicago Public Library wishes to execute such Agreement, now, therefore;

Be It Ordained by the City Council of the City of Chicago:

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