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Record #: O2016-7372   
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: Transfer of property from Chicago Board of Education to Chicago Park District for recreational and park purposes at 9200 S Vanderpoel Ave
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: PROPERTY - Transfer
Attachments: 1. O2016-7372.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 Fleet and Facility Management, I transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing a transfer of property from the Board of Education to the Chicago Park District.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance 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 ofthe 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 owns the vacant real estate on the west side of Vanderpoel Avenue between 91st Place and 93rd Street in Chicago, Illinois, approximately 44,000 square feet in size and legally described on Exhibit A, attached hereto ("Property"); 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 of the School Code; and

WHEREAS, the Chicago Park District is a body corporate and politic, organized under and existing pursuant to the Chicago Park District Act, 70 ILCS 1505/1, et. seq. (the "Chicago Park District Act"); and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution Number 16-0127-0P1 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 not needed for school purposes; and

WHEREAS, the Local Governmental Property Transfer Act, 50 ILCS 605/.01 ("LGPTA") authorizes municipalities to convey, grant,...

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