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Record #: O2016-2210   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 3/16/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 4/13/2016
Title: Amendment of purchase agreement with Metropolitan Water Reclamination District of Greater Chicago for property at W 31st St and S Sacramento Ave
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: PROPERTY - Acquisition
Attachments: 1. O2016-2210.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 Commissioner of Fleet and Facility Management, 1 transmit herewith an ordinance amending a previously passed ordinance conferring purchasing authority at 31 South Sacramento.

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, since about 1914 the City has leased ("Lease") from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, a body politic and political organization existing under the laws of the State of Illinois ("MWRD"), approximately 4.35 acres (189,486 square feet) of land at 31st and Sacramento Avenue, Chicago, Illinois ("Property"). The Departments of Fleet and Facility Management, Transportation, Fire, Water Management, and OEMC currently utilize the Property for various City operations. The Property is legally described on Exhibit A attached hereto; and

WHEREAS, the Property is owned by the MWRD; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to an ordinance ("Original Ordinance") adopted by the City Council on January 21, 2015 and published at pages 101780 through 101784 in the Journal of Proceedings of the City Council of such date, attached hereto as Exhibit B and made a part hereof, the Commissioner of the City's Department of Fleet and Facility Management ("Fleet") was authorized, with the approval of the City's Corporation Counsel as to form and legality, to negotiate, execute, and deliver a purchase agreement ("Purchase Agreement") for the Property for the Purchase Price, subject to the terms and conditions of the Term Sheet, and such other supporting docum...

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