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Record #: O2016-2483   
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: Acceptance of Chicago Board of Education property at 1345 N Rockwell St
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: PROPERTY - Miscellaneous
Attachments: 1. O2016-2483.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, I transmit herewith ordinances authorizing the acceptance of property from the Board of Education and property transfers on its behalf.

Your favorable consideration of these ordinances will be appreciated.

Mayor

Very truly yours,

ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City"), is a home rule unit of government under Article VII, Section 6(a) of the 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 Board of Education of the City of Chicago (the "Board") is a body corporate and politic, organized under and existing pursuant to Article 34 of the School Code ofthe State of Illinois, 105 ILCS 5/1-1, et seq. (the "School Code"); and

WHEREAS, the Board is the owner of real estate located at 1345 N. Rockwell Avenue Chicago, Illinois, which consists of a 22,100 square foot site improved with a 14,000 square foot, closed school building which is comprised of two (2) parcels (such parcels, "Parcel A" and "Parcel B") and legally described on Exhibit A, attached hereto ("Property"); and

WHEREAS, title to Parcel A of the Property is currently held by the City, as Trustee, in Trust for the Use of Schools, and title to Parcel B of the Property is currently held by the Public Building Commission of Chicago ("PBC") for the Board; and

WHEREAS, the school building on the Property closed in 2013 and is no longer needed for school purposes; and

WHEREAS, the Local Governmental Property Transfer Act, 50 ILCS 605/.01 ("LGPTA") authorizes municipalities to convey, grant, or transfer real estate held by one municipality to another municipality upon the agreement ofthe their corporate authorities;

WHEREAS, pursuant to the LGPTA the City desir...

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