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Record #: O2016-7761   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 10/5/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 12/14/2016
Title: Sale of City-owned property at 3545 W Lyndale St to NeighborSpace
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: PROPERTY - Transfer
Attachments: 1. O2016-7761.pdf


OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
October 5, 2016










TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Planning and Development, I transmit herewith ordinances authorizing the sale of city-owned property.

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 by virtue of the provisions of Article VII, Section 6(a) 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, the City Council of the City (the "City Council") finds that there is a lack of sufficient open space in the City for recreational and aesthetic uses, and as a result there is a need to develop small open spaces as parks, gardens and natural areas for public use for the benefit of the citizens of the City; and

WHEREAS, the Chicago Plan Commission ("CPC"), the Chicago Park District and the City Council have previously prepared and approved that certain planning document entitled "CitySpace: An Open Space Plan For Chicago," dated January 1998 (the "Open Space Plan"), which sets forth certain goals and objectives for increasing open space in the City; and

WHEREAS, the Open Space Plan sets a minimum standard of two acres of open space per 1,000 residents; and

WHEREAS, the CPC, by resolution adopted on July 15, 2004, has also previously approved that certain planning document entitled "Logan Square Open Space Plan" (the "Logan Square Open Space Plan"); and

WHEREAS, the Logan Square Open Space Plan found that the Logan Square Community Area needed additional public open space to meet the minimum standard of two acres of open space per 1,000 residents; and

WHEREAS, the City Council finds that the establishment of additional public open space and public parks is ...

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