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Record #: O2016-2505   
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 deed reconveying property at 7034 S Princeton Ave from Chicago Board of Education
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: PROPERTY - Miscellaneous
Attachments: 1. O2016-2505.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 of the State of Illinois, 105 ILCS 5/1-1, et seq. (the "School Code"); and

WHEREAS, on December 2, 1998, the City conveyed the property legally described on Exhibit A attached hereto ("Property") to the Board for use in connection with the Yale School Campus Park; and

WHEREAS, title to the Property is currently held by the City, as Trustee, in Trust for the Use of Schools pursuant to Section 105 ILCS 5/34-20 ofthe School Code; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution Number 16-0127-OP1 adopted by the Board by a vote of not less than two-thirds of its full membership at its meeting on January 27, 2016 the Board determined that the Property described on Exhibit A 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 of the their corporate authorities;

WHEREAS, pursuant to the LGPTA the City desires to acquire and accept the reconveyance ofthe Property from the Board, no...

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