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Record #: O2016-3192   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 4/13/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 5/18/2016
Title: Sale of City-owned property at 5221 W Congress Pkwy to Kidz Express, NFP
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: PROPERTY - Sale
Attachments: 1. O2016-3192.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
April 13,2016









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 an ordinance authorizing a sale of city-owned property located at 5221 W. Congress.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Mayor

Very truly yours,



ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City"), is a home ruie 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, the Board is the owner of real estate located at 5221 W. Congress Parkway Chicago, Illinois, which consists of a 42,632 square foot site improved with a 15,400 square foot, closed school building in average condition which is legally described on Exhibit A, attached hereto ("Property"); and

WHEREAS, title to Parcel 1 of the Property is currently held by the City, as Trustee, in Trust for the Use of Schools and title to Parcel 2 of Property is currently held by the Public Building Commission of Chicago for the Board, as set forth on Exhibit A; and

WHEREAS, the Board advertised the Property for sale from December 21, 2015 to January 22, 2015, pursuant to public notices that appeared in the Chicago Tribune on three (3) occasions and it received two (2) bids for the Property, which were opened in the Board's Department of Procurement and Contracts on January 22, 2016, the closing bid date; and

WHEREAS, the bid contains a requirement that the site must be used for community youth programming which includes one or more of t...

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