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Record #: O2016-3931   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 5/18/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 6/22/2016
Title: First amendment to intergovernmental agreement with Public Building Commission of Chicago regarding demolition of Old Malcolm X College and removal of underground storage tanks
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: AGREEMENTS - Intergovernmental
Attachments: 1. O2016-3931.pdf
WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City") is a home rule unit of local government under the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois and has the authority to promote the health, safety and welfare of its inhabitants, to furnish essential governmental services through its various departments and agencies and to enter into contractual agreements with units of local government for the purpose of achieving the aforesaid objectives; and
WHEREAS, on March 18, 1956, the City Council ofthe City (the "City Council") created the Public Building Commission of Chicago (the "Commission"), an Illinois municipal corporation, pursuant to the Public Building Commission Act of the State of Illinois (the "Act") for the purpose of facilitating the funding, acquiring and constructing of public buildings, improvements and facilities for use by local public agencies in the furnishing of essential governmental services; and
WHEREAS, the Commission has heretofore undertaken the acquisition, construction, alteration, repair, renovation, rehabilitation and equipping of buildings and facilities for use by various public bodies including the City, the Board of Education of the City of Chicago, the Chicago Park District, and the Board of Trustees of Community College District No. 508, County of Cook and State of Illinois; and
WHEREAS, the Commission has previously agreed to undertake the demolition and environmental remediation of the old Malcolm X College Campus facilities (the "Project") generally located at 1900 West Van Buren Street, Chicago, Illinois (the "Site"); and
WHEREAS, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the City Council on December 19, 2015 (the "Ordinance"), on February 29, 2016, the City and the Commission entered into that certain Intergovernmental Agreement between the City of Chicago and the Public Building Commission of Chicago (Malcolm X Campus Project) (the "Agreement") for the Commission to undertake the Project on behalf of the City; and

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