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Record #: R2017-495   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 6/28/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Economic, Capital and Technology Development
Final action: 7/26/2017
Title: Support of Class 6(b) tax incentive for property at 2300 and 2331 S Blue Island Ave
Sponsors: Solis, Daniel
Topic: TAX INCENTIVES - Class 6(b)
Attachments: 1. R2017-495.pdf
RESOLUTION CLASS 6(B) REAL ESTATE TAX INCENTIVE FOR THE BENEFIT OF PAULINA NORTH, LLC, A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, AND REAL ESTATE LOCATED GENERALLY AT 2300 SOUTH BLUE ISLAND AVENUE, AND 2331 SOUTH BLUE ISLAND AVENUE IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS PURSUANT TO COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS TAX INCENTIVE ORDINANCE, CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM FOR ASSESSMENT

WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has enacted the Cook County Tax Incentive Ordinance, Classification System for Assessment, as amended from time to time (the "County Ordinance"), which provides for, among other things, real estate tax incentives to property owners who build, rehabilitate, enhance and occupy property which is located within Cook County, Illinois and which is used primarily for industrial purposes; and

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City"), consistent with the County Ordinance, wishes to induce industry to locate and expand in the City by supporting financial incentives in the form of property tax relief; and

WHEREAS, Paulina North, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the "Applicant"), owns certain real estate located generally at 2300 South Blue Island Avenue, and 2331 South Blue Island Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60608, as further described on Exhibit A hereto (the "Subject Property"); and
WHEREAS, the Applicant intends to construct an approximately 227,043 square foot industrial facility located on the Subject Property; and
WHEREAS, Preferred Freezers Services of Chicago III, LLC, a non-related party ofthe Applicant, plans to lease the Subject Property for cold storage business; and

WHEREAS, the redevelopment objective ofthe City in connection with the Subject Property is to support the new construction of industrial facility, retain existing jobs and create new jobs; and

WHEREAS, the Applicant has filed an eligibility application for a Class 6(b) tax incentive under the County Ordinance with the Office ofthe Assessor of Cook County (the "Assessor"); and

WHEREAS, the Subject Property is located within the Pilsen Industrial Corridor Redevelopment Project Area (created pursuant to the Illinois Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act, 65 ILCS 5/11-74.4-1 et. sej_., as amended, and pursuant to an ordinance enacted by the City Council of the City), and the purposes of Redevelopment Project Areas are also to provide certain incentives in order to stimulate economic activity and to revitalize depressed areas; and


|1010|WHEREAS, it is the responsibility of the Assessor to determine that an application for a Class 6(b) classification or renewal of a Class 6(b) classification is eligible pursuant to the County Ordinance; and

WHEREAS, the County Ordinance requires that, in connection with the filing of a Class 6(b) eligibility application with the Assessor, the applicant must obtain from the municipality in which such real estate that is proposed for Class 6(b) designation is located a resolution expressly stating, among other things, that the municipality has determined that the incentive provided by Class 6(b) is necessary for development to occur on such real estate and that the municipality supports and consents to the Class 6(b) classification by the Assessor; and

WHEREAS, the intended use ofthe Subject Property will provide significant present and future employment; and

WHEREAS, notwithstanding the Class 6(b) status ofthe Subject Property, the redevelopment and utilization thereof will generate significant new revenues to the City in the form of additional real estate taxes and other tax revenues; now, therefore,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:

SECTION 1: That the City determines that the incentive provided by Class 6(b) is necessary for the development to occur on the Subject Property.

SECTION 2: That the City supports and consents to the Class 6(b) classification by the Assessor with respect to the Subject Property.

SECTION 3: That the Economic Disclosure Statement, as defined in the County Ordinance, has been received and filed by the City.

SECTION 4: That the Clerk of the City of Chicago is authorized to and shall send a certified copy of this resolution to the Assessor, and a certified copy of this resolution may be included with the Class 6(b) eligibility application filed with the Assessor by the Applicant, as applicant, in accordance with the County Ordinance.
Honorable Daniel So Alderman, 25th Ward
SECTION 5: That this resolution shall j^e/fective immediat^y^p.on its passage and approval.







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EXHIBIT A


Legal Description of Subject Property:

Parcel 1:

LOTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 (EXCEPT THE SOUTH 64.75 FEET OF LOT 8) AND THOSE PORTIONS OF LOT 32 (EXCEPT THE SOUTH 64.75 FEET OF LOT 32) AND OF LOTS 33, 34, 35, 36 AND 37 LYING EAST OF A LINE LOCATED 367 FEET WEST OF AND PARALLEL WITH THE EAST LINE OF BLOCK 11 HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED: ALL OF THAT PART VACATED CANAL "B" LYING NORTH OF THE WESTERLY EXTENSION OF THE NORTH LINE OF THE SOUTH 64.75 FEET OF LOT 8, ALSO ALL OF LOT 38 (EXCEPT THAT PART OF THE SOUTH 18 FEET THEREOF WHICH LIES WEST OF A LINE WHICH IS 367 FEET WEST OF AND PARALLEL WITH THE SAID EAST LINE OF BLOCK 11) ALSO THAT PORTION OF VACATED SOUTH PAULINA STREET LYING WEST OF A LINE WHICH IS 33 FEET EAST OF AND PARALLEL WITH THE SAID EAST LINE OF BLOCK 11 AND LYING NORTH OF THE EASTERLY EXTENSION OF THE NORTH LINE OF THE SOUTH 64.75 FEET OF SAID LOT 8, ALL IN BLOCK 11 IN S. J. WALKER'S DOCK ADDITION TO CHICAGO, A SUBDIVISION OF THE EAST 1/2, NORTH OF THE RIVER, OF SECTION 30, TOWNSHIP 39 NORTH, RANGE 14, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN;

ALSO ALL THAT PART OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF BLOCK 8 IN S.J. WALKER'S DOCK ADDITION TO CHICAGO AND OF THE PRIVATE RAILROAD STREET LYING SOUTH OF AND ADJOINING SAID BLOCK 8 MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE NORTH EAST CORNER OF LOT 1 BLOCK 11 IN S.J. WALKER'S DOCK ADDITION TO CHICAGO, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF THE EAST 1/2, NORTH OF THE WEST BRANCH OF THE SOUTH BRANCH OF THE CHICAGO RIVER, OF SECTION 30, TOWNSHIP 39 NORTH, RANGE 14 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, SAID POINT BEING THE POINT OF INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTHERLY PROPERTY LINE OF THE CHICAGO, BURLINGTON AND QUINCY RAILROAD COMPANY AND THE WEST LINE OF PAULINA STREET IN THE CITY OF CHICAGO, ILLINOIS; THENCE NORTH ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID PAULINA STREET, 165.4 FEET TO A POINT 147 FEET SOUTH OF THE SOUTH LINE OF BLUE ISLAND AVENUE IN CITY OF CHICAGO, AS MEASURED ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID PAULINA STREET, SAID POINT BEING 9 FEET NORMALLY DISTANT SOUTHERLY OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE TRACK OF SAID GRANTOR REFERRED TO AS "A" LUMBER MAIN; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY IN A STRAIGHT LINE PARALLEL TO THE SOUTHERLY LINE OF AFORESAID BLUE ISLAND AVENUE, 322 FEET TO A POINT 147 FEET SOUTH OF THE SOUTH LINE OF AFORESAID BLUE ISLAND AVENUE, AS MEASURED ALONG A LINE PARALLEL WITH THE WEST LINE OF AFORESAID PAULINA STREET, SAID POINT BEING 9 FEET NORMALLY DISTANT SOUTHERLY OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE TRACK OF SAID GRANTOR REFERRED TO AS "A" LUMBER MAIN, THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY IN A STRAIGHT LINE 103.7 FEET TO A POINT 154.6 FEET SOUTH OFTHE SOUTH LINE OF AFORESAID BLUE ISLAND

AVENUE, AS MEASURED PARALLEL TO THE WEST LINE OF AFORESAID PAULINA STREET, SAID POINT BEING 14.6 FEET NORMALLY DISTANT SOUTHERLY OF THE CENTER LINE OF AFORESAID "A" LUMBER MAIN:, THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY IN A STRAIGHT LINE 118.4 FEET TO A POINT 167.6 FEET SOUTH OF THE SOUTH LINE OF AFORESAID BLUE ISLAND AVENUE, AS MEASURED PARALLEL TO THE WEST LINE OF AFORESAID PAULINA STREET, SAID POINT BEING 12 FEET NORMALLY DISTANT SOUTHEASTERLY OF THE CENTER LINE OF AFORESAID "A" LUMBER MAIN; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY IN A STRAIGHT LINE 48.1 FEET TO A POINT 182.2 FEET SOUTH OF THE SOUTH LINE OF AFORESAID BLUE ISLAND AVENUE, AS MEASURED PARALLEL TO THE WEST LINE OF AFORESAID PAULINA STREET, SAID POINT BEING 13.7 FEET NORMALLY DISTANT SOUTHEASTERLY OF THE CENTER LINE OF AFORESAID "A" LUMBER MAIN; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY ON A CURVED LINE CONCAVE SOUTHEASTERLY HAVING A RADIUS OF 317.41 FEET, A DISTANT OF 68.8 FEET TO A POINT 210.8 FEET SOUTH OF THE SOUTH LINE OF AFORESAID BLUE ISLAND AVENUE, AS MEASURED PARALLEL TO THE WEST LINE OF AFORESAID PAULINA STREET, SAID POINT BEING 18.3 FEET NORMALLY DISTANT SOUTHEASTERLY OF THE CENTER LINE OF AFORESAID "A" LUMBER MAIN; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY IN A STRAIGHT LINE 53.1 FEET TO A POINT ON A LINE WHICH IS THE EXTENSION OF THE EAST LINE OF WOOD STREET SOUTH FROM THE WEST LINE OF BLOCK 8 IN S.J. WALKER'S DOCK ADDITION, SAID POINT BEING 239.3 FEET SOUTH OF THE SOUTH LINE OF AFORESAID BLUE ISLAND AVENUE, AS MEASURED ALONG THE EAST LINE OF WOOD STREET, SAID POINT ALSO BEING 23.4 FEET NORMALLY DISTANT SOUTHEASTERLY OF THE CENTER LINE OF AFORESAID "A" LUMBER MAIN; THENCE SOUTH ALONG SAID EXTENDED EAST LINE OF WOOD STREET, 73.1 FEET TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE EXTENSION SOUTHWESTERLY OF THE LINE FORMING THE NORTH LINE OF LOT 1 AND LOT 38 IN BLOCK 11 IN S.J. WALKER'S DOCK ADDITION AFORESAID, WHICH IS A LINE DRAWN PARALLEL TO AND 80 FEET NORMALLY DISTANT SOUTHERLY OF THE SOUTH LINE OF LOT 28 IN BLOCK 8 IN S.J. WALKER'S DOCK ADDITION AFORESAID; THENCE NORTHEASTERLY ALONG SAID EXTENDED LINE AND ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF LOTS 38 AND 1 IN BLOCK 11 IN S.J. WALKER'S DOCK ADDITION AFORESAID, 659 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, ALL IN COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS.

Parcel 2:

LOT 32 (EXCEPT THE SOUTH 64.75 FEET THEREOF AND EXCEPT THAT PORTION OF LOT 32 LYING EAST OF A STRAIGHT LINE LOCATED 367 FEET WEST OF AND PARALLEL WITH THE EAST LINE OF BLOCK 11 HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED); LOTS 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 AND THE SOUTH 18 FEET OF LOT 38 (EXCEPT THOSE PORTIONS OF SAID LOTS LYING EAST OF A STRAIGHT LINE LOCATED 367 FEET WEST OF AND PARALLEL WITH SAID EAST LINE OF BLOCK 11) ALSO ALL THAT PART OF VACATED SOUTH WOOD STREET LYING EAST OF A LINE AND SAID LINE EXTENDED NORTHERLY WHICH IS 40 FEET WEST OF AND PARALLEL WITH THE WEST LINE OF SAID LOTS 32 TO 36 AND LYING NORTH OF THE WESTERLY EXTENSION OF THE NORTH LINE OF THE SOUTH 64.75 FEET OF SAID LOT 32, ALL IN BLOCK 11 IN S.J. WALKER'S DOCK ADDITION TO CHICAGO, A SUBDIVISION OF THE EAST 1/2 NORTH OF RIVER SECTION 30, TOWNSHIP 39 NORTH, RANGE 14, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, IN COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS.

Permanent Real Estate Tax Index Numbers (PINS) for the Subject Property:
17-30-210-017-0000 17-30-210-027-0000|1010|





CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
SECTION I - GENERAL INFORMATION
A. Legal name of the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS. Include d/b/a/ if applicable:
Paulina North, LLC

Check ONE of the following three boxes:

Indicate whether the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is:
|x] the Applicant
OR
[ ] a legal entity holding a direct or indirect interest in the Applicant. State the legal name of the
Applicant in which the Disclosing Party holds an interest:
OR
3. [ ] a legal entity with a right of control (see Section Il.B.l.)' State the legal name of the entity in
which the Disclosing Party holds a right of control:
Business address of the Disclosing Party: 150 N. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1810
Chicago, IL 60606
Telephone: 847-921-7064 Fax: 847-931-4338 Email: lkrueger@wanxiang.com
Name of contact person: Lawrence J. Krueger
Federal Employer Identification No. (if you have one):
Brief description of contract, transaction or other undertaking (referred to below as the "Matter") to which this EDS pertains. (Include project number and location of property, if applicable):

Application for 6(b) property tax classification for 2300 and 2331 S. Blue Island Ave. -
Which City agency or department is requesting this EDS? Department of Planning and Development

If the Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, please complete the following:

Specification # _ and Contract #



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SECTION II - DISCLOSURE OF OWNERSHIP INTERESTS

A. NATURE OF THE DISCLOSING PARTY
1. Indicate the nature of the Disclosing Party:
[ ] Person fjf]
[ ] Publicly registered business corporation [ ]
[ ] Privately held business corporation [ ]
[ ] Sole proprietorship [ ]
[ ] General partnership (Is
[ ] Limited partnership
[ ] Trust [ ]

Limited liability company
Limited liability partnership
Joint venture
Not-for-profit corporation
the not-for-profit corporation also a 501(c)(3))?
[ ] Yes [ ] No
Other (please specify)
For legal entities, the state (or foreign country) of incorporation or organization, if applicable:
State of Delaware
For legal entities not organized in the State oflllinois: Has the organization registered to do business in the State of Illinois as a foreign entity?

D3 Yes [ ] No [ ] N/A

B. IF THE DISCLOSING PARTY IS A LEGAL ENTITY:

1. List below the full names and titles of all executive officers and all directors ofthe entity. NOTE: For not-for-profit corporations, also list below all members, if any, which are legal entities. If there are no such members, write "no members." For trusts, estates or other similar entities, list below the legal titleholder(s).
If the entity is a general partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership or joint venture, list below the name and title of each general partner, managing member, manager or any other person or entity that controls the day-to-day management of the Disclosing Party. NOTE: Each legal entity listed below must submit an EDS on its own behalf.

Name Title
2308 S. Paulina Manager, LLC ("Manager") Manager
Wanxiang America Real Estate Group, LLC ("WX") Sole Member of Manager .
Lawrence J. Krueger Managing Director of WX



2. Please provide the following information concerning each person or entity having a direct or indirect beneficial interest (including ownership) in excess of 7.5% of the Disclosing Party. Examples of such an interest include shares in a corporation, partnership interest in a partnership or joint venture,

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interest of a member or manager in a limited liability company, or interest of a beneficiary of a trust, estate or other similar entity. If none, state "None." NOTE: Pursuant?!?? Section 2-154-030 of the Municipal Code of Chicago ("Municipal Code"), the City may require any such additional information from any applicant which is reasonably intended to achieve full disclosure.

Name Business Address Percentage Interest in the
Disclosing Party

2308 S. Paulina, LLC, 150 N. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1810, Chicago, IL 60606 1 00%





SECTION III - BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS WITH CITY ELECTED OFFICIALS

Has the Disclosing Party had a "business relationship," as defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code, with any City elected official in the 12 months before the date this EDS is signed?

[ ] Yes LX] No

If yes, please identify below the name(s) of such City elected official(s) and describe such relationship(s):




SECTION IV -- DISCLOSURE OF SUBCONTRACTORS AND OTHER RETAINED PARTIES

The Disclosing Party must disclose the name and business address of each subcontractor, attorney, lobbyist, accountant, consultant and any other person or entity whom the Disclosing Party has retained or expects to retain in connection with the Matter, as well as the nature ofthe relationship, and the total amount of the fees paid or estimated to be paid. The Disclosing Party is not required to disclose employees who are paid solely through the Disclosing Party's regular payroll.

"Lobbyist" means any person or entity who undertakes to influence any legislative or administrative action on behalf of any person or entity other than: (1) a not-for-profit entity, on an unpaid basis, or (2) himself. "Lobbyist" also means any person or entity any part of whose duties as an employee of another includes undertaking to influence any legislative or administrative action.

If the Disclosing Party is uncertain whether a disclosure is required under this Section, the Disclosing Party must either ask the City whether disclosure is required or make the disclosure.





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Name (indicate whether Business retained or anticipated Address to be retained)
Relationship to Disclosing Party (subcontractor, attorney, lobbyist, etc.)
Attorney
Fees (indicate whether
paid or estimated.) NOTE:
"hourly rate" or "t.b.d." is
not an acceptable response.
$3(1/1(10



(Add sheets if necessary)
[J Check here if the Disclosing Party has not retained, nor expects to retain, any such persons or entities. SECTION V - CERTIFICATIONS
A. COURT-ORDERED CHILD SUPPORT COMPLIANCE
Under Municipal Code Section 2-92-415, substantial owners of business entities that contract with the City must remain in compliance with their child support obligations throughout the contract's term.

Has any person who directly or indirectly owns 10% or more ofthe Disclosing Party been declared in arrearage on any child support obligations by any Illinois court of competent jurisdiction?

[ ] Yes [X] No [ ] No person directly or indirectly owns 10% or more ofthe
Disclosing Party.

If "Yes," has the person entered into a court-approved agreement for payment of all support owed and is the person in compliance with that agreement?

[ ] Yes [ ] No

B. FURTHER CERTIFICATIONS

1. Pursuant to Municipal Code Chapter 1 -23, Article I ("Article I")(which the Applicant should consult for defined terms (e.g., "doing business") and legal requirements), if the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is the Applicant and is doing business with the City, then the Disclosing Party certifies as follows: (i) neither the Applicant nor any controlling person is currently indicted or charged with, or has admitted guilt of, or has ever been convicted of, or placed under supervision for, any criminal offense involving actual, attempted, or conspiracy to commit bribery, theft, fraud, forgery, perjury, dishonesty or deceit against an officer or employee of the City or any sister agency; and (ii) the Applicant understands and acknowledges that compliance with Article I is a continuing requirement for doing business with the City. NOTE: If Article I applies to the Applicant, the permanent compliance timeframe in Article I supersedes some five-year compliance timeframes in certifications 2 and 3 below.


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2. The Disclosing Party and, if the Disclosing Party is a legal entity, all of those persons or entities identified in Section Il.B.l. of this EDS:
arc not presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from any transactions by any federal, state or local unit of government;
have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted of a criminal offense, adjudged guilty, or had a civil judgment rendered against them in connection with: obtaining, attempting to obtain, or performing a public (federal, state or local) transaction or contract under a public transaction; a violation of federal or state antitrust statutes; fraud; embezzlement; theft; forgery; bribery; falsification or destruction of records; making false statements; or receiving stolen property;
are not presently indicted for, or criminally or civilly charged by, a governmental entity (federal, state or local) with committing any of the offenses set forth in clause B.2.b. of this Section V;
have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, had one or more public transactions (federal, state or local) terminated for cause or default; and
have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted, adjudged guilty, or found liable in a civil proceeding, or in any criminal or civil action, including actions concerning environmental violations, instituted by the City or by the federal government, any state, or any other unit of local government.

3. The certifications in subparts 3, 4 and 5 concern:
the Disclosing Party;
any "Contractor" (meaning any contractor or subcontractor used by the Disclosing Party in connection with the Matter, including but not limited to all persons or legal entities disclosed under Section IV, "Disclosure of Subcontractors and Other Retained Parties");
any "Affiliated Entity" (meaning a person or entity that, directly or indirectly: controls the Disclosing Party, is controlled by the Disclosing Party, or is, with the Disclosing Party, under common control of another person or entity. Indicia of control include, without limitation: interlocking management or ownership; identity of interests among family members, shared facilities and equipment; common use of employees; or organization of a business entity following the ineligibility of a business entity to do business with federal or state or local government, including the City, using substantially the same management, ownership, or principals as the ineligible entity); with respect to Contractors, the term Affiliated Entity means a person or entity that directly or indirectly controls the Contractor, is controlled by it, or, with the Contractor, is under common control of another person or entity;
any responsible official of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity or any other official, agent or employee of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity, acting pursuant to the direction or authorization of a responsible official of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity (collectively "Agents").


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Neither the Disclosing Party, nor any Contractor, nor any Affiliated Entity of either the Disclosing Party .--r'.-'br any Contractor nor any Agents have, during the five years before the date this EDS is signed, or, with respect to a Contractor, an Affiliated Entity, or an Affiliated Entity of a Contractor during the five years before the date ofsuch Contractor's or Affiliated Entity's contract or engagement in connection with the Matter:
bribed or attempted to bribe, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of bribery or attempting to bribe, a public officer or employee of the City, the State oflllinois, or any agency of the federal government or of any state or local government in the United States of America, in that officer's or employee's official capacity;
agreed or colluded with other bidders or prospective bidders, or been a party to any such agreement, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of agreement or collusion among bidders or prospective bidders, in restraint of freedom of competition by agreement to bid a fixed price or otherwise; or
made an admission of such conduct described in a. or b. above that is a matter of record, but have not been prosecuted for such conduct; or
violated the provisions of Municipal Code Section 2-92-610 (Living Wage Ordinance).

Neither the Disclosing Party, Affiliated Entity or Contractor, or any of their employees, officials, agents or partners, is barred from contracting with any unit of state or local government as a result of engaging in or being convicted of (1) bid-rigging in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-3; (2) bid-rotating in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-4; or (3) any similar offense of any state or ofthe United States of America that contains the same elements as the offense of bid-rigging or bid-rotating.
Neither the Disclosing Party nor any Affiliated Entity is listed on any of the following lists maintained by the Office of Foreign Assets Control ofthe U.S. Department of the Treasury or the Bureau of Industry and Security of the U.S. Department of Commerce or their successors: the Specially Designated Nationals List, the Denied Persons List, the Unverified List, the Entity List and the Debarred List.
The Disclosing Party understands and shall comply with the applicable requirements of Chapters 2-55 (Legislative Inspector General), 2-56 (Inspector General) and 2-^156 (Governmental Ethics) of the Municipal Code.
If the Disclosing Party is unable to certify to any of the above statements in this Part B (Further Certifications), the Disclosing Party must explain below:
NONE







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If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.

8. To the best ofthe Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all current employees ofthe Disclosing Party who were, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, an employee, or elected or appointed official, of the City of Chicago (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none").
NONE



9. To the best ofthe Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all gifts that the Disclosing Party has given or caused to be given, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, to an employee, or elected or appointed official, ofthe City of Chicago. For purposes of this statement, a "gift" does not include: (i) anything made generally available to City employees or to the general public, or (ii) food or drink provided in the course of official City business and having a retail value of less than $20 per recipient (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none"). As to any gift listed below, please also list the name ofthe City recipient.
NONE


C. CERTIFICATION OF STATUS AS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
The Disclosing Party certifies that the Disclosing Party (check one)
[ ] is D3 is not
a "financial institution" as defined in Section 2-32-455(b) ofthe Municipal Code.
If the Disclosing Party IS a financial institution, then the Disclosing Party pledges:
"We are not and will not become a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code. We further pledge that none of our affiliates is, and none of them will become, a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 ofthe Municipal Code. We understand that becoming a predatory lender or becoming an affiliate of a predatory lender may result in the loss of the privilege of doing business with the City."

If the Disclosing Party is unable'to make this pledge because it or any of its affiliates (as defined in Section 2-32-455(b) ofthe Municipal Code) is a predatory lender within the meaning of Chapter 2-32 ofthe Municipal Code, explain here (attach additional pages if necessary): N/A



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If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.

D. CERTIFICATION REGARDING INTEREST IN CITY BUSINESS

Any words or terms that are defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code have the same meanings when used in this Part D.
In accordance with Section 2-156-110 ofthe Municipal Code: Does any official or employee of the City have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the Matter?
[ ] Yes m No

NOTE: Ifyou checked "Yes" to Item D.l., proceed to Items D.2. and D.3. Ifyou checked "No" to Item D. 1., proceed to Part E.
Unless sold pursuant to a process of competitive bidding, or otherwise permitted, no City elected official or employee shall have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the purchase of any property that (i) belongs to the City, or (ii) is sold for taxes or assessments, or (iii) is sold by virtue of legal process at the suit of the City (collectively, "City Property Sale"). Compensation for property taken pursuant to the City's eminent domain power does not constitute a financial interest within the meaning of this Part D.

Does the Matter involve a City Property Sale?

[ ] Yes [ ] No
Ifyou checked "Yes" to Item D.l., provide the names and business addresses ofthe City officials or employees having such interest and identify the nature of such interest:

Name Business Address Nature of Interest






4. The Disclosing Party further certifies that no prohibited financial interest in the Matter will be acquired by any City official or employee.

E. CERTIFICATION REGARDING SLAVERY ERA BUSINESS

Please check either 1. or 2. below. If the Disclosing Party checks 2., the Disclosing Party must disclose below or in an attachment to this EDS all information required by paragraph 2. Failure to
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comply with these disclosure requirements may make any contract entered into with the City in connection with the Matter voidable by the City.

X 1. The Disclosing Party verifies that the Disclosing Party has searched any and all records of
the Disclosing Party and any and all predecessor entities regarding records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies during the slavery era (including insurance policies issued to slaveholders that provided coverage for damage to or injury or death of their slaves), and the Disclosing Party has found no such records.

2. The Disclosing Party verifies that, as a result of conducting the search in step 1 above, the
Disclosing Party has found records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies. The Disclosing Party verifies that the following constitutes full disclosure of all such records, including the names of any and all slaves or slaveholders described in those records:






SECTION VI - CERTIFICATIONS FOR FEDERALLY FUNDED MATTERS

NOTE: If the Matter is federally funded, complete this Section VI. If the Matter is not federally funded, proceed to Section VII. For purposes of this Section VI, tax credits allocated by the City and proceeds of debt obligations of the City are not federal funding.

A. CERTIFICATION REGARDING LOBBYING

1. List below the names of all persons or entities registered under the federal Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 who have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter: (Add sheets if necessary): N/A



(If no explanation appears or begins on the lines above, or if the letters "NA" or if the word "None" appear, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party means that NO persons or entities registered under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter.)

2. The Disclosing Party has not spent and will not expend any federally appropriated funds to pay any person or entity listed in Paragraph A.l. above for his or her lobbying activities or to pay any person or entity to influence or attempt to influence an officer or employee of any agency, as defined by applicable federal law, a member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a member of Congress, in connection with the award of any federally funded contract, making any federally funded grant or loan, entering into any cooperative agreement, or to extend, continue, renew, amend, or modify any federally funded contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement.
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The Disclosing Party will submit an updated certification at the end of each calendar quarter in which there occurs any event that materially affects the accuracy of the statements and information set forth in paragraphs A.l. and A.2. above.
The Disclosing Party certifies that either: (i) it is not an organization described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986; or (ii) it is an organization described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 but has not engaged and will not engage in "Lobbying Activities".
If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party must obtain certifications equal in form and substance to paragraphs A.l. through A.4. above from all subcontractors before it awards any subcontract and the Disclosing Party must maintain all such subcontractors' certifications for the duration of the Matter and must make such certifications promptly available to the City upon request.


B. CERTIFICATION REGARDING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

If the Matter is federally funded, federal regulations require the Applicant and all proposed subcontractors to submit the following information with their bids or in writing at the outset of negotiations.
Is the Disclosing Party the Applicant?
[ ] Yes [ ] No
If "Yes," answer the three questions below:
Have you developed and do you have on file affirmative action programs pursuant to applicable federal regulations? (See 41 CFR Part 60-2.)
[ ] Yes [ ] No
Have you filed with the Joint Reporting Committee, the Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission all reports due under the applicable filing requirements?
[ ] Yes [ ] No
Have you participated in any previous contracts or subcontracts subject to the equal opportunity clause?
[ ] Yes [ ] No

If you checked "No" to question 1. or 2. above, please provide an explanation:




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SECTION VII- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, CONTRACT INCORPORATION, COMPLIANCE, PENALTIES, DISCLOSURE

The Disclosing Party understands and agrees that:
The certifications, disclosures, and acknowledgments contained in this EDS will become part of any contract or other agreement between the Applicant and the City in connection with the Matter, whether procurement, City assistance, or other City action, and are material inducements to the City's execution of any contract or taking other action with respect to the Matter. The Disclosing Party understands that it must comply with all statutes, ordinances, and regulations on which this EDS is based.
The City's Governmental Ethics and Campaign Financing Ordinances, Chapters 2-156 and 2-164 of the Municipal Code, impose certain duties and obligations on persons or entities seeking City contracts, work, business, or transactions. The full text of these ordinances and a training program is available on line at www.cityofchicago.org/Ethics , and may also be obtained from the City's Board of Ethics, 740 N.

Sedgwick St., Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 744-9660. The Disclosing Party must comply fully with the applicable ordinances.
If the City determines that any information provided in this EDS is false, incomplete or inaccurate, any contract or other agreement in connection with which it is submitted may be rescinded or be void or voidable, and the City may pursue any remedies under the contract or agreement (if not rescinded or void), at law, or in equity, including terminating the Disclosing Party's participation in the Matter and/or declining to allow the Disclosing Party to participate in other transactions with the City. Remedies at law for a false statement of material fact may include incarceration and an award to the City of treble damages.
It is the City's policy to make this document available to the public on its Internet site and/or upon request. Some or all of the information provided on this EDS and any attachments to this EDS may be made available to the public on the Internet, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, or otherwise. By completing and signing this EDS, the Disclosing Party waives and releases any possible rights or claims which it may have against the City in connection with the public release of information contained in this EDS and also authorizes the City to verify the accuracy of any information submitted in this EDS.

E. The information provided in this EDS must be kept current. In the event of changes, the Disclosing
Party must supplement this EDS up to the time the City takes action on the Matter. If the Matter is a
contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, the Disclosing Party must
update this EDS as the contract requires. NOTE: With respect to Matters subject to Article I of
Chapter 1-23 ofthe Municipal Code (imposing PERMANENT INELIGIBILITY for certain specified
offenses), the information provided herein regarding eligibility must be kept current for a longer period,
as required by Chapter 1-23 and Section 2-154-020 of the Municipal Code.

The Disclosing Party represents and warrants that:

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F. 1. The Disclosing Party is not delinquent in the payment of any tax administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue, nor are the Disclosing Party or its Affiliated Entities delinquent in paying any fine, fee, tax or other charge owed to the City. This includes, but is not limited to, all water charges, sewer charges, license fees, parking tickets, property taxes or sales taxes.

F.2 If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party and its Affiliated Entities will not use, nor permit their subcontractors to use, any facility listed by the U.S. E.P.A. on the federal Excluded Parties List System ("EPLS") maintained by the U. S. General Services Administration.

F.3 If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party will obtain from any contractors/subcontractors hired or to be hired in connection with the Matter certifications equal in form and substance to those in F.l. and F.2. above and will not, without the prior written consent of the City, use any such contractor/subcontractor that does not provide such certifications or that the Disclosing Party has reason to believe has not provided or cannot provide truthful certifications.

NOTE: If the Disclosing Party cannot certify as to any of the items in F.L, F.2. or F.3. above, an explanatory statement must be attached to this EDS.

CERTIFICATION

Under penalty of perjury, the person signing below: (1) warrants that he/she is authorized to execute this EDS and Appendix A (if applicable) on behalf of the Disclosing Party, and (2) warrants that all certifications and statements contained in this EDS and Appendix A (if applicable) are true, accurate and complete as of the date furnished to the City.

Paulina North, LLC
(Print or type name of Disclosing Party)


Lawrence ]. Kruger
(Print or type name of person signing)

Managing Director of the Sole Member of its Manager (Print or type title of person signing)



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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX A



FAMILIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ELECTED CITY OFFICIALS AND DEPARTMENT HEADS


This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5 percent. It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.

Under Municipal Code Section 2-154-015, the Disclosing Party must disclose whether such Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently has a "familial relationship" with any elected city official or department head. A "familial relationship" exists if, as of the date this EDS is signed, the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof is related to the mayor, any alderman, the city clerk, the city treasurer or any city department head as spouse or domestic partner or as any of the following, whether by blood or adoption: parent, child, brother or sister, aunt or uncle, niece or nephew, grandparent, grandchild, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, stepfather or stepmother, stepson or stepdaughter, stepbrother or stepsister or half-brother or half-sister.

"Applicable Party" means (1) all executive officers ofthe Disclosing Party listed in Section JJ.B.1 .a., if the Disclosing Party is a corporation; all partners of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a general partnership; all general partners and limited partners of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited partnership; all managers, managing members and members of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited liability company; (2) all principal officers ofthe Disclosing Party; and (3) any person having more than a 7.5 percent ownership interest in the Disclosing Party. "Principal officers" means the president, chief operating officer, executive director, chief financial officer, treasurer or secretary of a legal entity or any person exercising similar authority.

Does the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently have a "familial relationship" with an elected city official or department head?

[ ] Yes [X] No

If yes, please identify below (1) the name and title ofsuch person, (2) the name of the legal entity to which such person is connected; (3) the name and title ofthe elected city official or department head to whom such person has a familial relationship, and (4) the precise nature ofsuch familial relationship.










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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX B

BUILDING CODE SCOEFLAW/PROBLEM LANDLORD CERTIFICATION

This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5 percent (an "Owner"). It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.
Pursuant to Municipal Code Section 2-154-010, is the Applicant or any Owner identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord pursuant to Section 2-92-416 of the Municipal Code?

[ ]Yes Dc] No
If the Applicant is a legal entity publicly traded on any exchange, is any officer or director of the Applicant identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord pursuant to Section 2-92-416 ofthe Municipal Code?

[ ]Yes [ ]No [X] Not Applicable


If yes to (1) or (2) above, please identify below the name of the person or legal entity identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord and the address of the building or buildings to which the pertinent code violations apply.






FILLING OUT THIS APPENDIX B CONSTITUTES ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND AGREEMENT THAT THIS APPENDIX B IS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO, AND MADE A PART OF, THE ASSOCIATED EDS, AND THAT THE REPRESENTATIONS MADE IN THIS APPENDIX B ARE SUBJECT TO THE CERTIFICATION MADE UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY ON PAGE 12 OF THE ASSOCIATED EDS.

CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
SECTION I -- GENERAL INFORMATION
A. Legal name of the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS. Include d/b/a/ if applicable:
2308 S. Paulina, LLC

Check ONE of the following three boxes:

Indicate whether the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is:
[ ] the Applicant
OR
fx) a legal entity holding a direct or indirect interest in the Applicant. State the legal name of the
Applicant in which the Disclosing Party holds an interest: Paulina North, LLC
OR
3. [ ] a legal entity with a right of control (see Section Il.B.l.) State the legal name of the entity in
which the Disclosing Party holds a right of control:
Business address of the Disclosing Party: 150 N. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1810
Chicago, IL 60606
Telephone: 847-921-7064 Fax: 847-931-4338 Email: lkrueger@wanxiang.com
Name of contact person: Lawrence f. Krueger

E. Federal Employer Identification No. (ifyou have one):
Brief description of contract, transaction or other undertaking (referred to below as the. "Matter") to which this EDS pertains. (Include project number and location of property, if applicable):

Application for 6(b) property tax classification for 2300 and 2331 S. Blue Island Ave., Chicago
Which City agency or department is requesting this EDS? Department of Planning and Development

If the Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, please complete the following:

Specification # and Contract #



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SECTION II - DISCLOSURE OF OWNERSHIP INTERESTS A. NATURE OF THE DISCLOSING PARTY
1. Indicate the nature of the Disclosing Party:
] Person [X]
] Publicly registered business corporation [ ]
] Privately held business corporation [ ]
] Sole proprietorship [ ]
] General partnership (Is
] Limited partnership
] Trust []

Limited liability company Limited liability partnership Joint venture
Not-for-profit corporation
the not-for-profit corporation also a 501(c)(3))?
[ ] Yes [ ] No
Other (please specify)

2. For legal entities, the state (or foreign country) of incorporation or organization, if applicable-Delaware

3. For legal entities not organized in the State oflllinois: Has the organization registered to do business in the State oflllinois as a foreign entity?

|X] Yes [ ] No [ ] N/A

B. IF THE DISCLOSING PARTY IS A LEGAL ENTITY:

1. List below the full names and titles of all executive officers and all directors of the entity. NOTE: For not-for-profit corporations, also list below all members, if any, which are legal entities. If there are no such members, write "no members." For trusts, estates or other similar entities, list below the legal titleholder(s).
If the entity is a general partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership or joint venture, list below the name and title of each general partner, managing member, manager or any other person or entity that controls the day-to-day management ofthe Disclosing Party. NOTE: Each legal entity listed below must submit an EDS on its own behalf.

Name Title
2308 S. Paulina Manager, LLC Manager
Wanxiang American Real Estate Group, LLC Sole member of Manager





2. Please provide the following information concerning each person or entity having a direct or indirect beneficial interest (including ownership) in excess of 7.5% ofthe Disclosing Party. Examples ofsuch an interest include shares in a corporation, partnership interest in a partnership or joint venture,

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interest of a member or manager in a limited liability company, or interest of a beneficiary of a trust, estate or other similar entity. If nanefState "None." NOTE: Pursuant to Section 2-154-030 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago ("Municipal Code"), the City may require any such additional information from any applicant which is reasonably intended to achieve full disclosure.

Name Business Address Percentage Interest in the
Disclosing Party
Wanxiang America Real Estate Group, LLC, 150 N. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1810, Chicago, IL 60606; 90%
SDKM 2308 S. Paulina, LLC, c/o Clarius Partners, 200 W. Madison, Ste. 3410, Chicago, IL 60606; 10%





SECTION III - BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS WITH CITY ELECTED OFFICIALS

Has the Disclosing Party had a "business relationship," as defined in Chapter 2-156 ofthe Municipal Code, with any City elected official in the 12 months before the date this EDS is signed?

[ ] Yes CX] No

If yes, please identify below the name(s) ofsuch City elected official(s) and describe such relationship(s):




SECTION IV - DISCLOSURE OF SUBCONTRACTORS AND OTHER RETAINED PARTIES

The Disclosing Party must disclose the name and business address of each subcontractor, attorney, lobbyist, accountant, consultant and any other person or entity whom the Disclosing Party has retained or expects to retain in connection with the Matter, as well as the nature ofthe relationship, and the total amount of the fees paid or estimated to be paid. The Disclosing Party is not required to disclose employees who are paid solely through the Disclosing Party's regular payroll.

"Lobbyist" means any person or entity who undertakes to influence any legislative or administrative action on behalf of any person or entity other than: (1) a not-for-profit entity, on an unpaid basis, or (2) himself. "Lobbyist" also means any person or entity any part of whose duties as an employee of another includes undertaking to influence any legislative or administrative action.

If the Disclosing Party is uncertain whether a disclosure is required under this Section, the Disclosing Party must either ask the City whether disclosure is required or make the disclosure.





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Name (indicate whether Business Relationship to Disclosing Party Fees (indicate whether
retained or anticipated Address (subcontractor, attorney, paid or estimated.) NOTE:
to be retained) lobbyist, etc.) "hourly rate" or "t.b.d." is
not an acceptable response.





(Add sheets if necessary)
[X] Check here if the Disclosing Party has not retained, nor expects to retain, any such persons or entities. SECTION V - CERTIFICATIONS
A. COURT-ORDERED CHILD SUPPORT COMPLIANCE
Under Municipal Code Section 2-92-415, substantial owners of business entities that contract with the City must remain in compliance with their child support obligations throughout the contract's term.

Has any person who directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the Disclosing Party been declared in arrearage on any child support obligations by any Illinois court of competent jurisdiction?

[ ] Yes Od No [] No person directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the
Disclosing Party.

If "Yes," has the person entered into a court-approved agreement for payment of all support owed and is the person in compliance with that agreement?

[ ] Yes [ ] No

B. FURTHER CERTIFICATIONS

1. Pursuant to Municipal Code Chapter 1-23, Article I ("Article I")(which the Applicant should consult for defined terms (e.g., "doing business") and legal requirements), if the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is the Applicant and is doing business with the City, then the Disclosing Party certifies as follows: (i) neither the Applicant nor any controlling person is currently indicted or charged with, or has admitted guilt of, or has ever been convicted of, or placed under supervision for, any criminal offense involving actual, attempted, or conspiracy to commit bribery, theft, fraud, forgery, perjury, dishonesty or deceit against an officer or employee of the City or any sister agency; and (ii) the Applicant understands and acknowledges that compliance with Article I is a continuing requirement for doing business with the City. NOTE: If Article I applies to the Applicant, the permanent compliance timeframe in Article I supersedes some five-year compliance timeframes in certifications 2 and 3 below.


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2. The DisclosingvParty and, if the Disclosing Party is a legal entity, all of those persons or entities identified in Section Il.B.l. of this EDS:
are not presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from any transactions by any federal, state or local unit of government;
have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted of a criminal offense, adjudged guilty, or had a civil judgment rendered against them in connection with: obtaining, attempting to obtain, or performing a public (federal, state or local) transaction or contract under a public transaction; a violation of federal or state antitrust statutes; fraud; embezzlement; theft; forgery; bribery; falsification or destruction of records; making false statements; or receiving stolen property;
are not presently indicted for, or criminally or civilly charged by, a governmental entity (federal, state or local) with committing any ofthe offenses set forth in clause B.2.b. of this Section V;
have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, had one or more public transactions (federal, state or local) terminated for cause or default; and
have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted, adjudged guilty, or found liable in a civil proceeding, or in any criminal or civil action, including actions concerning environmental violations, instituted by the City or by the federal government, any state, or any other unit of local government.

3. The certifications in subparts 3, 4 and 5 concern:
the Disclosing Party;
any "Contractor" (meaning any contractor or subcontractor used by the Disclosing Party in connection with the Matter, including but not limited to all persons or legal entities disclosed under Section IV, "Disclosure of Subcontractors and Other Retained Parties");
any "Affiliated Entity" (meaning a person or entity that, directly or indirectly: controls the Disclosing Party, is controlled by the Disclosing Party, or is, with the Disclosing Party, under common control of another person or entity. Indicia of control include, without limitation: interlocking management or ownership; identity of interests among family members, shared facilities and equipment; common use of employees; or organization of a business entity following the ineligibility of a business entity to do business with federal or state or local government, including the City, using substantially the same management, ownership, or principals as the ineligible entity); with respect to Contractors, the term Affiliated Entity means a person or entity that directly or indirectly controls the Contractor, is controlled by it, or, with the Contractor, is under common control of another person or entity;
any responsible official of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity or any other official, agent or employee of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity, acting pursuant to the direction or authorization of a responsible official ofthe Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity (collectively "Agents").


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Neither the Disclosing Party, nor any Contractor, nor any Affiliated Entity of either the Disclosing Party or any Contractor nor any Agents have, during the five years before the date this EDS is signed, or, with respect to a Contractor, an Affiliated Entity, or an Affiliated Entity of a Contractor during the five years before the date of such Contractor's or Affiliated Entity's contract or engagement in connection with the Matter:
bribed or attempted to bribe, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of bribery or attempting to bribe, a public officer or employee of the City, the State oflllinois, or any agency ofthe federal government or of any state or local government in the United States of America, in that officer's or employee's official capacity;
agreed or colluded with other bidders or prospective bidders, or been a party to any such agreement, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of agreement or collusion among bidders or prospective bidders, in restraint of freedom of competition by agreement to bid a fixed price or otherwise; or
made an admission of such conduct described in a. or b. above that is a matter of record, but have not been prosecuted for such conduct; or
violated the provisions of Municipal Code Section 2-92-610 (Living Wage Ordinance).

Neither the Disclosing Party, Affiliated Entity or Contractor, or any of their employees, officials, agents or partners, is barred from contracting with any unit of state or local government as a result of engaging in or being convicted of (1) bid-rigging in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-3; (2) bid-rotating in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-4; or (3) any similar offense of any state or of the United States of America that contains the same elements as the offense of bid-rigging or bid-rotating.
Neither the Disclosing Party nor any Affiliated Entity is listed on any of the following lists maintained by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury or the Bureau of Industry and Security ofthe U.S. Department of Commerce or their successors: the Specially Designated Nationals List, the Denied Persons List, the Unverified List, the Entity List and the Debarred List.
The Disclosing Party understands and shall comply with the applicable requirements of Chapters 2-55 (Legislative Inspector General), 2-56 (Inspector General) and 2-156 (Governmental Ethics) of the Municipal Code.
If the Disclosing Party is unable to certify to any of the above statements in this PartB (Further Certifications), the Disclosing Party must explain below:
NONE






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If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.

8. To the best ofthe Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all current employees of the Disclosing Party who were, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, an employee, or elected or appointed official, of the City of Chicago (if none, indicate with "N/A" or'"none"). NONE



9. To the best ofthe Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a
complete list of all gifts that the Disclosing Party has given or caused to be given, at any time during the
12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, to an employee, or elected or appointed
official, of the City of Chicago. For purposes of this statement, a "gift" does not include: (i) anything
made generally available to City employees or to the general public, or (ii) food or drink provided in the
course of official City business and having a retail value of less than $20 per recipient (if none, indicate
with "N/A" or "none"). As to any gift listed below, please also list the name of the City recipient.
NONE


C. CERTIFICATION OF STATUS AS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
The Disclosing Party certifies that the Disclosing Party (check one)
[ ] is [X] is not
a "financial institution" as defined in Section 2-32-455(b) of the Municipal Code.
If the Disclosing Party IS a financial institution, then the Disclosing Party pledges:
"We are not and will not become a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 ofthe Municipal Code. We further pledge that none of our affiliates is, and none of them will become, a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code. We understand that becoming a predatory lender or becoming an affiliate of a predatory lender may result in the loss ofthe privilege of doing business with the City."

If the Disclosing Party is unable to make this pledge because it or any of its affiliates (as defined in
Section 2-32-455(b) ofthe Municipal Code) is a predatory lender within the meaning of Chapter
2-32 ofthe Municipal Code, explain here (attach additional pages if necessary):
N/A



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If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.

D. CERTIFICATION REGARDING INTEREST IN CITY BUSINESS

Any words or terms that are defined in Chapter 2-156 ofthe Municipal Code have the same meanings when used in this Part D.
In accordance with Section 2-156-110 of the Municipal Code: Does any official or employee of the City have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the Matter?
t ] Yes W No

NOTE: Ifyou checked "Yes" to Item D.L, proceed to Items D.2. and D.3. Ifyou checked "No" to Item D.L, proceed to Part E.
Unless sold pursuant to a process of competitive bidding, or otherwise permitted, no City elected official or employee shall have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the purchase of any property that (i) belongs to the City, or (ii) is sold for taxes or assessments, or (iii) is sold by virtue of legal process at the suit ofthe City (collectively, "City Property Sale"). Compensation for property taken pursuant to the City's eminent domain power does not constitute a financial interest within the meaning of this Part D.

Does the Matter involve a City Property Sale?

[]Yes []No
Ifyou checked "Yes" to Item D.l., provide the names and business addresses of the City officials or employees having such interest and identify the nature ofsuch interest:

Name Business Address Nature of Interest






4. The Disclosing Party further certifies that no prohibited financial interest in the Matter will be acquired by any City official or employee.

E. CERTIFICATION REGARDING SLAVERY ERA BUSINESS

Please check either 1. or 2. below. If the Disclosing Party checks 2., the Disclosing Party must disclose below or in an attachment to this EDS aHinformation required by paragraph 2. Failure to
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comply with these disclosure requirements may make any contract entered into with the City in connection with the Matter voidable by the City.

X 1. The Disclosing Party verifies that the Disclosing Party has searched any and all records of the Disclosing Party and any and all predecessor entities regarding records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies during the slavery era (including insurance policies issued to slaveholders that provided coverage for damage to or injury or death of their slaves), and the Disclosing Party has found no such records.

2. The Disclosing Party verifies that, as a result of conducting the search in step 1 above, the
Disclosing Party has found records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies. The Disclosing Party verifies that the following constitutes full disclosure of all such records, including the names of any and all slaves or slaveholders described in those records:






SECTION VI - CERTIFICATIONS FOR FEDERALLY FUNDED MATTERS

NOTE: If the Matter is federally funded, complete this Section VI. If the Matter is not federally funded, proceed to Section VII. For purposes of this Section VI, tax credits allocated by the City and proceeds of debt obligations of the City are not federal funding.

A. CERTIFICATION REGARDING LOBBYING

1. List below the names of all persons or entities registered under the federal Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 who have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter: (Add sheets if necessary):
N/A



(If no explanation appears or begins on the lines above, or if the letters "NA" or if the word "None" appear, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party means that NO persons or entities registered under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter.)

2. The Disclosing Party has not spent and will not expend any federally appropriated funds to pay any person or entity listed in Paragraph A.l. above for his or her lobbying activities or to pay any person or entity to influence or attempt to influence an officer or employee of any agency, as defined by applicable federal law, a member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a member of Congress, in connection with the award of any federally funded contract, making any federally funded grant or loan, entering into any cooperative agreement, or to extend, continue, renew, amend, or modify any federally funded contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement.
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The Disclosing Party will submit an updated certification at the end of each calendar quarter in which there occurs any event that materially affects the accuracy of the statements and information set forth in paragraphs A.l. and A.2. above.
The Disclosing Party certifies that either: (i) it is not an organization described in section 501(c)(4) ofthe Internal Revenue Code of 1986; or (ii) it is an organization described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 but has not engaged and will not engage in "Lobbying Activities".
If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party must obtain certifications equal in form and substance to paragraphs A.l. through A.4. above from all subcontractors before it awards any subcontract and the Disclosing Party must maintain all such subcontractors' certifications for the duration of the Matter and must make such certifications promptly available to the City upon request.


B. CERTIFICATION REGARDING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

If the Matter is federally funded, federal regulations require the Applicant and all proposed subcontractors to submit the following information with their bids or in writing at the outset of negotiations.
Is the Disclosing Party the Applicant?
[ ] Yes [ ] No
If "Yes," answer the three questions below:
Have you developed and do you have on file affirmative action programs pursuant to applicable federal regulations? (See 41 CFR Part 60-2.)
[ ] Yes [ ] No
Have you filed with the Joint Reporting Committee, the Director ofthe Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission all reports due under the applicable filing requirements?
[ ] Yes [ ] No
Have you participated in any previous contracts or subcontracts subject to the equal opportunity clause?
[ ] Yes [ ] No

If you checked "No" to question 1. or 2. above, please provide an explanation:




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SECTION VII -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, CONTRACT INCORPORATION, COMPLIANCE, PENALTIES, DISCLOSURE

The Disclosing Party understands and agrees that:
The certifications, disclosures, and acknowledgments contained in this EDS will become part of any contract or other agreement between the Applicant and the City in connection with the Matter, whether procurement, City assistance, or other City action, and are material inducements to the City's execution of any contract or taking other action with respect to the Matter. The Disclosing Party understands that it must comply with all statutes, ordinances, and regulations on which this EDS is based.
The City's Governmental Ethics and Campaign Financing Ordinances, Chapters 2-156 and 2-164 of the Municipal Code, impose certain duties and obligations on persons or entities seeking City contracts, work, business, or transactions. The full text of these ordinances and a training program is available on line at www.cityofchicago.org/Ethics , and may also be obtained from the City's Board of Ethics, 740 N.

Sedgwick St., Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 744-9660. The Disclosing Party must comply fully with the applicable ordinances.
If the City determines that any information provided in this EDS is false, incomplete or inaccurate, any contract or other agreement in connection with which it is submitted may be rescinded or be void or voidable, and the City may pursue any remedies under the contract or agreement (if not rescinded or void), at law, or in equity, including terminating the Disclosing Party's participation in the Matter and/or declining to allow the Disclosing Party to participate in other transactions with the City. Remedies at law for a false statement of material fact may include incarceration and an award to the City of treble damages.
It is the City's policy to make this document available to the public on its Internet site and/or upon request. Some or all ofthe information provided on this EDS and any attachments to this EDS may be made available to the public on the Internet, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, or otherwise. By completing and signing this EDS, the Disclosing Party waives and releases any possible rights or claims which it may have against the City in connection with the public release of information contained in this EDS and also authorizes the City to verify the accuracy of any information submitted in this EDS.

E. The information provided in this EDS must be kept current. In the event of changes, the Disclosing
Party must supplement this EDS up to the time the City takes action on the Matter. If the Matter is a
contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, the Disclosing Party must
update this EDS as the contract requires. NOTE: With respect to Matters subject to Article I of
Chapter 1-23 ofthe Municipal Code (imposing PERMANENT INELIGIBILITY for certain specified
offenses), the information provided herein regarding eligibility must be kept current for a longer period,
as required by Chapter 1-23 and Section 2-154-020 of the Municipal Code.

The Disclosing Party represents and warrants that:

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F. 1. The Disclosing Party is not delinquent in the payment of any tax administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue, nor are the Disclosing Party or its Affiliated Entities delinquent in paying any fine, fee, tax or other charge owed to the City. This includes, but is not limited to, all water charges, sewer charges, license fees, parking tickets, property taxes or sales taxes.

F.2 If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party and its Affiliated Entities will not use, nor permit their subcontractors to use, any facility listed by the U.S. E.P.A. on the federal Excluded Parties List System ("EPLS") maintained by the U. S. General Services Administration.

F.3 If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party will obtain from any contractors/subcontractors hired or to be hired in connection with the Matter certifications equal in form and substance to those in F. 1. and F.2. above and will not, without the prior written consent of the City, use any such contractor/subcontractor that does not provide such certifications or that the Disclosing Party has reason to believe has not provided or cannot provide truthful certifications.

NOTE: If the Disclosing Party cannot certify as to any of the items in F. 1., F.2. or F.3. above, an explanatory statement must be attached to this EDS.

CERTIFICATION

Under penalty of perjury, the person signing below: (1) warrants that he/she is authorized to execute this EDS and Appendix A (if applicable) on behalf of the Disclosing Party, and (2) warrants that all certifications and statements contained in this EDS and Appendix A (if applicable) are true, accurate and complete as of the date furnished to the City.

2308 S. Paulina, LLC
(Print or type name of Disclosing Party)


Lawrence J. Kreuger
(Print or type name of person signing)

Managing Director of the Sole Member of its Manager
(Print or type title of person signing)




Signed and sworn to before me on (date)

CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX A



FAMILIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ELECTED CITY OFFICIALS AND DEPARTMENT HEADS


This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5 percent. It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.

Under Municipal Code Section 2-154-015, the Disclosing Party must disclose whether such Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently has a "familial relationship" with any elected city official or department head. A "familial relationship" exists if, as of the date this EDS is signed, the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof is related to the mayor, any alderman, the city clerk, the city treasurer or any city department head as spouse or domestic partner or as any ofthe following, whether by blood or adoption: parent, child, brother or sister, aunt or uncle, niece or nephew, grandparent, grandchild, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, stepfather or stepmother, stepson or stepdaughter, stepbrother or stepsister or half-brother or half-sister.

"Applicable Party" means (1) all executive officers of the Disclosing Party listed in Section HB.l.a., if the Disclosing Party is a corporation; all partners ofthe Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a general partnership; all general partners and limited partners of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited partnership; all managers, managing members and members of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited liability company; (2) all principal officers of the Disclosing Party; and (3) any person having more than a 7.5 percent ownership interest in the Disclosing Party. "Principal officers" means the president, chief operating officer, executive director, chief financial officer, treasurer or secretary of a legal entity or any person exercising similar authority.

Does the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently have a "familial relationship" with an elected city official or department head?

[ ] Yes IX] No
If yes, please identify below (1) the name and title of such person, (2) the name ofthe legal entity to which such person is connected; (3) the name and title of the elected city official or department head to whom such person has a familial relationship, and (4) the precise nature of such familial relationship.










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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX B

BUILDING CODE SCOFFLAW/PROBLEM LANDLORD CERTIFICATION
This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5 percent (an "Owner"). It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.
Pursuant to Municipal Code Section 2-154-010, is the Applicant or any Owner identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord pursuant to Section 2-92-416 of the Municipal Code?

[ ]Yes [X]No
If the Applicant is a legal entity publicly traded on any exchange, is any officer or director of the Applicant identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord pursuant to Section 2-92-416 ofthe Municipal Code?

[ ] Yes [ ] No (x ] Not Applicable


3. If yes to (1) or (2) above, please identify below the name of the person or legal entity
identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord and the address of the building or buildings to which the pertinent code violations apply.






FILLING OUT THIS APPENDIX B CONSTITUTES ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND AGREEMENT THAT THIS APPENDIX B IS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO, AND MADE A PART OF, THE ASSOCIATED EDS, AND THAT THE REPRESENTATIONS MADE IN THIS APPENDIX B ARE SUBJECT TO THE CERTIFICATION MADE UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY ON PAGE 12 OF THE ASSOCIATED EDS.

CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
SECTION I - GENERAL INFORMATION
A. Legal name of the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS. Include d/b/a/ if applicable:
2308 S. Paulina Manager, LLC
Check ONE of the following three boxes:
Indicate whether the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is:
[ ] the Applicant
OR
[J a legal entity holding a direct or indirect interest in the Applicant. State the legal name of the
Applicant in which the Disclosing Party holds an interest:
OR
3. fx] a legal entity with a right of control (see Section Il.B.l.) State the legal name of the entity in
which the Disclosing Party holds a right of control: Paulina North, LLC
Business address of the Disclosing Party: 150 N. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1810
Chicago, IL 60606
Telephone: 847-921-7064 Fax: 847-931-4338 Email: lkrueger@wanxiang.com
Name of contact person: Lawrence J. Krueger
Federal Employer Identification No. (if you have one)

Brief description of contract, transaction or other undertaking (referred to below as the "Matter") to which this EDS pertains. (Include project number and location of property, if applicable):

Application for 6(b) property tax classification for 2300 and 2331 S. Blue Island Avenue
Which City agency or department is requesting this EDS?DePartment of Pl«"""_g and Development

If the Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, please complete the following:

Specification # and Contract ft



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SECTION II -- DISCLOSURE OF OWNERSHIP INTERESTS

A. NATURE OF THE DISCLOSING PARTY
1. Indicate the nature of the Disclosing
[ ] Person
[ ] Publicly registered business corporation
[ ] Privately held business corporation
[ ] Sole proprietorship
[ ] General partnership
[ ] Limited partnership
[} Trust
Party:
5d Limited liability company
[ ] Limited liability partnership
[ ] Joint venture
[ ] Not-for-profit corporation
(Is the not-for-profit corporation also a 501(c)(3))?
[ ] Yes [ ] No
[ ] Other (please specify)


2. For legal entities, the state (or foreign country) of incorporation or organization, if applicable:

Delaware

3. For legal entities not organized in the State oflllinois: Has the organization registered to do business in the State oflllinois as a foreign entity?

[] N/A

B. IF THE DISCLOSING PARTY IS A LEGAL ENTITY:

I. List below the full names and titles of all executive officers and all directors of the entity. NOTE: For not-for-profit corporations, also list below all members, if any, which are legal entities. If there are no such members, write "no members." For trusts, estates or other similar entities, list below the legal titleholder(s).
If the entity is a general partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership or joint venture, list below the name and title of each general partner, managing member, manager or any other person or entity that controls the day-to-day management of the Disclosing Party. NOTE: Each legal entity listed below must submit an EDS on its own behalf.

Name Title
Wanxiang America Real Estate Group, LLC Sole Member






2. Please provide the following information concerning each person or entity having a direct or indirect beneficial interest (including ownership) in excess of 7.5% of the Disclosing Party. Examples ofsuch an interest include shares in a corporation, partnership interest in a partnership or joint venture,

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interest of a member or manager in a limited liability company, or interest of a beneficiary of a trust, estate or other similar entity. If none, state "None." NOTE: Pursuant to Section 2-154-030 of the Municipal Code of Chicago ("Municipal Code"), the City may require any such additional information from any applicant which is reasonably intended to achieve full disclosure.

Name Business Address Percentage Interest in the
Disclosing Party
Wanxiang America Real Estate Group, LLC 100%






SECTION III - BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS WITH CITY ELECTED OFFICIALS

Has the Disclosing Party had a "business relationship," as defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code, with any City elected official in the 12 months before the date this EDS is signed?

[ ] Yes M No

If yes, please identify below the name(s) of such City elected official(s) and describe such relationship(s):




SECTION IV -- DISCLOSURE OF SUBCONTRACTORS AND OTHER RETAINED PARTIES

The Disclosing Party must disclose the name and business address of each subcontractor, attorney, lobbyist, accountant, consultant and any other person or entity whom the Disclosing Party has retained or expects to retain in connection with the Matter, as well as the nature ofthe relationship, and the total amount of the fees paid or estimated to be paid. The Disclosing Party is not required to disclose employees who are paid solely through the Disclosing Party's regular payroll.

"Lobbyist" means any person or entity who undertakes to influence any legislative or administrative action on behalf of any person or entity other than: (1) a not-for-profit entity, on an unpaid basis, or (2) himself. "Lobbyist" also means any person or entity any part of whose duties as an employee of another includes undertaking to influence any legislative or administrative action.

If the Disclosing Party is uncertain whether a disclosure is required under this Section, the Disclosing Party must either ask the City whether disclosure is required or make the disclosure.





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Name (indicate whether Business Relationship to Disclosing Party Fees (indicate whether
retained or anticipated Address (subcontractor, attorney, paid or estimated.) NOTE:
to be retained) lobbyist, etc.) "hourly rate" or "t.b.d." is
not an acceptable response.





(Add sheets if necessary)
[X] Check here if the Disclosing Party has not retained, nor expects to retain, any such persons or entities. SECTION V - CERTIFICATIONS
COURT-ORDERED CHILD SUPPORT COMPLIANCE
Under Municipal Code Section 2-92-415, substantia! owners of business entities that contract with the City must remain in compliance with their child support obligations throughout the contract's term.

Has any person who directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the Disclosing Party been declared in arrearage on any child support obligations by any Illinois court of competent jurisdiction?

[ ] Yes fx] No [ ] No person directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the
Disclosing Party.

If "Yes," has the person entered into a court-approved agreement for payment of all support owed and is the person in compliance with that agreement?

[ ] Yes [ ] No
FURTHER CERTIFICATIONS

1. Pursuant to Municipal Code Chapter 1-23, Article I ("Article I")(which the Applicant should consult for defined terms (e.g., "doing business") and legal requirements), if the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is the Applicant and is doing business with the City, then the Disclosing Party certifies as follows: (i) neither the Applicant nor any controlling person is currently indicted or charged with, or has admitted guilt of, or has ever been convicted of, or placed under supervision for, any criminal offense involving actual, attempted, or conspiracy to commit bribery, theft, fraud, forgery, perjury, dishonesty or deceit against an officer or employee of the City or any sister agency; and (ii) the Applicant understands and acknowledges that compliance with Article I is a continuing requirement for doing business with the City. NOTE: If Article I applies to the Applicant, the permanent compliance timeframe in Article I supersedes some five-year compliance timeframes in certifications 2 and 3 below.


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2. The Disclosing Party and, if the Disclosing Party is a legal entity, all of those persons or entities identified in Section Il.B.l. of this EDS:
are not presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from any transactions by any federal, state or local unit of government;
have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted of a criminal offense, adjudged guilty, or had a civil judgment rendered against them in connection with: obtaining, attempting to obtain, or performing a public (federal, state or local) transaction or contract under a public transaction; a violation of federal or state antitrust statutes; fraud; embezzlement; theft; forgery; bribery; falsification or destruction of records; making false statements; or receiving stolen property;

' c. are not presently indicted for, or criminally or civilly charged by, a governmental entity (federal, state or local) with committing any of the offenses set forth in clause B.2.b. of this Section V;
have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, had one or more public transactions (federal, state or local) terminated for cause or default; and
have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted, adjudged guilty, or found liable in a civil proceeding, or in any criminal or civil action, including actions concerning environmental violations, instituted by the City or by the federal government, any state, or any other unit of local government.

3. The certifications in subparts 3, 4 and 5 concern:
the Disclosing Party;
any "Contractor" (meaning any contractor or subcontractor used by the Disclosing Party in connection with the Matter, including but not limited to all persons or legal entities disclosed under Section IV, "Disclosure of Subcontractors and Other Retained Parties");
any "Affiliated Entity" (meaning a person or entity that, directly or indirectly: controls the Disclosing Party, is controlled by the Disclosing Party, or is, with the Disclosing Party, under common control of another person or entity. Indicia of control include, without limitation: interlocking management or ownership; identity of interests among family members, shared facilities and equipment; common use of employees; or organization of a business entity following the ineligibility of a business entity to do business with federal or state or local government, including the City, using substantially the same management, ownership, or principals as the ineligible entity); with respect to Contractors, the term Affiliated Entity means a person or entity that directly or indirectly controls the Contractor, is controlled by it, or, with the Contractor, is under common control of another person or entity;
any responsible official of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity or any other official, agent or employee of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity, acting pursuant to the direction or authorization of a responsible official of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity (collectively "Agents").


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Neither the Disclosing Party, nor any Contractor, nor any Affiliated Entity of either the Disclosing Party or any Contractor nor any Agents have, during the five years before the date this EDS is signed, or, with respect to a Contractor, an Affiliated Entity, or an Affiliated Entity of a Contractor during the five years before the date of such Contractor's or Affiliated Entity's contract or engagement in connection with the Matter:
bribed or attempted to bribe, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of bribery or attempting to bribe, a public officer or employee of the City, the State of Illinois, or any agency of the federal government or of any state or local government in the United States of America, in that officer's or employee's official capacity;
agreed or colluded with other bidders or prospective bidders, or been a party to any such agreement, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of agreement or collusion among bidders or prospective bidders, in restraint of freedom of competition by agreement to bid a fixed price or otherwise; or
made an admission ofsuch conduct described in a. or b. above that is a matter of record, but have not been prosecuted for such conduct; or
violated the provisions of Municipal Code Section 2-92-610 (Living Wage Ordinance).

Neither the Disclosing Party, Affiliated Entity or Contractor, or any of their employees, officials, agents or partners, is barred from contracting with any unit of state or local government as a result of engaging in or being convicted of (1) bid-rigging in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-3; (2) bid-rotating in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-4; or (3) any similar offense of any state or ofthe United States of America that contains the same elements as the offense of bid-rigging or bid-rotating.
Neither the Disclosing Party nor any Affiliated Entity is listed on any of the following lists maintained by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury or the Bureau of Industry and Security of the U.S. Department of Commerce or their successors: the Specially Designated Nationals List, the Denied Persons List, the Unverified List, the Entity List and the Debarred List.
The Disclosing Party understands and shall comply with the applicable requirements of Chapters 2-55 (Legislative Inspector General), 2-56 (Inspector General) and 2-156 (Governmental Ethics) of the Municipal Code.
If the Disclosing Party is unable to certify to any of the above statements in this Part B (Further Certifications), the Disclosing Party must explain below:
NONE .






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If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.

8. To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all current employees of the Disclosing Party who were, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, an employee, or elected or appointed official, of the City of Chicago (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none"). NONE



9. To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a
complete list of all gifts that the Disclosing Party has given or caused to be given, at any time during the
12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, to an employee, or elected or appointed
official, of the City of Chicago. For purposes of this statement, a "gift" does not include: (i) anything
made generally available to City employees or to the general public, or (ii) food or drink provided in the
course of official City business and having a retail value of less than $20 per recipient (if none, indicate
with "N/A" or "none"). As to any gift listed below, please also list the name of the City recipient.
NONE


C. CERTIFICATION OF STATUS AS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
The Disclosing Party certifies that the Disclosing Party (check one)
[ ] is is not
a "financial institution" as defined in Section 2-32-455(b) ofthe Municipal Code.
If the Disclosing Party IS a financial institution, then the Disclosing Party pledges:
"We are not and will not become a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code. We further pledge that none of our affiliates is, and none of them will become, a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code. We understand that becoming a predatory lender or becoming an affiliate of a predatory lender may result in the loss ofthe privilege of doing business with the City."

If the Disclosing Party is unable to make this pledge because it or any of its affiliates (as defined in Section 2-32-455(b) ofthe Municipal Code) is a predatory lender within the meaning of Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code, explain here (attach additional pages if necessary):
N/A



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If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.

D. CERTIFICATION REGARDING INTEREST IN CITY BUSINESS

Any words or terms that are defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code have the same meanings when used in this Part D.
In accordance with Section 2-156-110 of the Municipal Code: Does any official or employee of the City have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the Matter?
[ ] Yes Bf] No

NOTE: Ifyou checked "Yes" to Item D.I., proceed to Items D.2. and D.3. Ifyou checked "No" to Item D.l., proceed to Part E.
Unless sold pursuant to a process of competitive bidding, or otherwise permitted, no City elected official or employee shall have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the purchase of any property that (i) belongs to the City, or (ii) is sold for taxes or assessments, or (iii) is sold by virtue of legal process at the suit of the City (collectively, "City Property Sale"). Compensation for property taken pursuant to the City's eminent domain power does not constitute a financial interest within the meaning of this Part D.

Does the Matter involve a City Property Sale?

[ ] Yes [ ] No
If you checked "Yes" to Item D.l., provide the names and business addresses ofthe City officials or employees having such interest and identify the nature of such interest:

Name Business Address Nature of Interest





4. The Disclosing Party further certifies that no prohibited financial interest in the Matter will be acquired by any City official or employee.

E. CERTIFICATION REGARDING SLAVERY ERA BUSINESS

Please check either 1. or 2. below. If the Disclosing Party checks 2., the Disclosing Party must disclose below or in an attachment to this EDS all information required by paragraph 2. Failure to
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comply with these disclosure requirements may make any contract entered into with the City in connection with the Matter voidable by the City.

X 1. The Disclosing Party verifies that the Disclosing Party has searched any and all records of the Disclosing Party and any and all predecessor entities regarding records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies during the slavery era (including insurance policies issued to slaveholders that provided coverage for damage to or injury or death of their slaves), and the Disclosing Party has found no such records.

2. The Disclosing Party verifies that, as a result of conducting the search in step 1 above, the
Disclosing Party has found records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies. The Disclosing Party verifies that the following constitutes full disclosure of all such records, including the names of any and all slaves or slaveholders described in those records:






SECTION VI - CERTIFICATIONS FOR FEDERALLY FUNDED MATTERS

NOTE: If the Matter is federally funded, complete this Section VI. If the Matter is not federally funded, proceed to Section VII. For purposes of this Section VI, tax credits allocated by the City and proceeds of debt obligations of the City are not federal funding.

A. CERTIFICATION REGARDING LOBBYING

1. List below the names of all persons or entities registered under the federal Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 who have made lobbying contacts on behalf ofthe Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter: (Add sheets if necessary):
N/A



(If no explanation appears or begins on the lines above, or if the letters "NA" or if the word "None" appear, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party means that NO persons or entities registered under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter.)

2. The Disclosing Party has not spent and will not expend any federally appropriated funds to pay any person or entity listed in Paragraph A.I. above for his or her lobbying activities or to pay any person or entity to influence or attempt to influence an officer or employee of any agency, as defined by applicable federal law, a member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a member of Congress, in connection with the award of any federally funded contract, making any federally funded grant or loan, entering into any cooperative agreement, or to extend, continue, renew, amend, or modify any federally funded contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement.
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The Disclosing Party will submit an updated certification at the end of each calendar quarter in which there occurs any event that materially affects the accuracy of the statements and information set forth in paragraphs A.I. and A.2. above.
The Disclosing Party certifies that either: (i) it is not an organization described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986; or (ii) it is an organization described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 but has not engaged and will not engage in "Lobbying Activities".
If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party must obtain certifications equal in form and substance to paragraphs A.l. through A.4. above from all subcontractors before it awards any subcontract and the Disclosing Party must maintain all such subcontractors' certifications for the duration of the Matter and must make such certifications promptly available to the City upon request.


B. CERTIFICATION REGARDING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

If the Matter is federally funded, federal regulations require the Applicant and all proposed subcontractors to submit the following information with their bids or in writing at the outset of negotiations.
Is the Disclosing Party the Applicant?
[ ] Yes [ ] No
If "Yes," answer the three questions below:
Have you developed and do you have on file affirmative action programs pursuant to applicable federal regulations? (See 41 CFR Part 60-2.)
[]Yes []No
Have you filed with the Joint Reporting Committee, the Director ofthe Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission all reports due under the applicable filing requirements?
[ ] Yes [ ] No
Have you participated in any previous contracts or subcontracts subject to the equal opportunity clause?
U Yes []No

If you checked "No" to question 1. or 2. above, please provide an explanation:




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SECTION VII — ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, CONTRACT INCORPORATION, COMPLIANCE, PENALTIES, DISCLOSURE

The Disclosing Party understands and agrees that:
The certifications, disclosures, and acknowledgments contained in this EDS will become part of any contract or other agreement between the Applicant and the City in connection with the Matter, whether procurement, City assistance, or other City action, and are material inducements to the City's execution of any contract or taking other action with respect to the Matter. The Disclosing Party understands that it must comply with all statutes, ordinances, and regulations on which this EDS is based.
The City's Governmental Ethics and Campaign Financing Ordinances, Chapters 2-156 and 2-164 of the Municipal Code, impose certain duties and obligations on persons or entities seeking City contracts, work, business, or transactions. The full text of these ordinances and a training program is available on line at www.cityofchicago.org/Ethics , and may also be obtained from the City's Board of Ethics, 740 N.

Sedgwick St., Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 744-9660. The Disclosing Party must comply fully with the applicable ordinances.
If the City determines that any information provided in this EDS is false, incomplete or inaccurate, any contract or other agreement in connection with which it is submitted may be rescinded or be void or voidable, and the City may pursue any remedies under the contract or agreement (if not rescinded or void), at law, or in equity, including terminating the Disclosing Party's participation in the Matter and/or declining to allow the Disclosing Party to participate in other transactions with the City. Remedies at law for a false statement of material fact may include incarceration and an award to the City of treble damages.
It is the City's policy to make this document available to the public on its Internet site and/or upon request. Some or all of the information provided on this EDS and any attachments to this EDS may be made available to the public on the Internet, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, or otherwise. By completing and signing this EDS, the Disclosing Party waives and releases any possible rights or claims which it may have against the City in connection with the public release of information contained in this EDS and also authorizes the City to verify the accuracy of any information submitted in this EDS.

E. The information provided in this EDS must be kept current. In the event of changes, the Disclosing
Party must supplement this EDS up to the time the City takes action on the Matter. If the Matter is a
contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, the Disclosing Parly must
update this EDS as the contract requires. NOTE: With respect to Matters subject to Article I of
Chapter 1-23 ofthe Municipal Code (imposing PERMANENT INELIGIBILITY for certain specified
offenses), the information provided herein regarding eligibility must be kept current for a longer period,
as required by Chapter 1 -23 and Section 2-154-020 of the Municipal Code.

The Disclosing Party represents and warrants that:

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F. 1. The Disclosing Party is not delinquent in the payment of any tax administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue, nor are the Disclosing Party or its Affdiated Entities delinquent in paying any fine, fee, tax or other charge owed to the City. This includes, but is not limited to, all water charges, sewer charges, license fees, parking tickets, property taxes or sales taxes.

F.2 If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party and its Affiliated Entities will not use, nor permit their subcontractors to use, any facility listed by the U.S. E.P.A. on the federal Excluded Parties List System ("EPLS") maintained by the U. S. General Services Administration.

F.3 If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party will obtain from any contractors/subcontractors hired or to be hired in connection with the Matter certifications equal in form and substance to those in F. 1. and F.2. above and will not, without the prior written consent of the City, use any such contractor/subcontractor that does not provide such certifications or that the Disclosing Party has reason to believe has not provided or cannot provide truthful certifications.

NOTE: If the Disclosing Party cannot certify as to any of the items in F.l., F.2. or F.3. above, an explanatory statement must be attached to this EDS.

CERTIFICATION

Under penalty of perjury, the person signing below: (1) warrants that he/she is authorized to execute this EDS and Appendix A (if applicable) on behalf of the Disclosing Party, and (2) warrants that all certifications and statements contained in this EDS and Appendix A (if applicable) are true, accurate and complete as of the date furnished to the City.

2308 S. Paulina Manager, LLC

(Print or type name of Disclosing Party)

By:
Lawrence I. Krueger
(Print or type name of person signing)
Managing Director of its Sole Member (Print or type title of person signing)

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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX A



FAMILIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ELECTED CITY OFFICIALS AND DEPARTMENT HEADS


This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5 percent. It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.
Under Municipal Code Section 2-154-015, the Disclosing Party must disclose whether such Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently has a "familial relationship" with any elected city official or department head. A "familial relationship" exists if, as of the date this EDS is signed, the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof is related to the mayor, any alderman, the city clerk, the city treasurer or any city department head as spouse or domestic partner or as any of the following, whether by blood or adoption: parent, child, brother or sister, aunt or uncle, niece or nephew, grandparent, grandchild, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, stepfather or stepmother, stepson or stepdaughter, stepbrother or stepsister or half-brother or half-sister.
"Applicable Party" means (1) all executive officers ofthe Disclosing Party listed in Section U.B.l.a., if the Disclosing Party is a corporation; all partners of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a general partnership; all general partners and limited partners ofthe Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited partnership; all managers, managing members and members of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited liability company; (2) all principal officers ofthe Disclosing Party; and (3) any person having more than a 7.5 percent ownership interest in the Disclosing Party. "Principal officers" means the president, chief operating officer, executive director, chief financial officer, treasurer or secretary of a legal entity or any person exercising similar authority.
Does the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently have a "familial relationship" with an elected city official or department head?

[ ] Yes |X] No
If yes, please identify below (1) the name and title of such person, (2) the name of the legal entity to which such person is connected; (3) the name and title of the elected city official or department head to whom such person has a familial relationship, and (4) the precise nature ofsuch familial relationship.









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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX B
BUILDING CODE SCOFFLAW/PROBLEM LANDLORD CERTIFICATION
This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5 percent (an "Owner"). It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.
Pursuant to Municipal Code Section 2-154-010, is the Applicant or any Owner identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord pursuant to Section 2-92-416 of the Municipal Code?
[ ] Yes ] No
If the Applicant is a legal entity publicly traded on any exchange, is any officer or director of the Applicant identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord pursuant to Section 2-92-416 ofthe Municipal Code?
[ ]Yes [ ]No [x] Not Applicable

3. If yes to (1) or (2) above, please identify below the name of the person or legal entity
identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord and the address ofthe building or buildings to which the pertinent code violations apply.





FILLING OUT THIS APPENDIX B CONSTITUTES ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND AGREEMENT THAT THIS APPENDIX B IS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO, AND MADE A PART OF, THE ASSOCIATED EDS, AND THAT THE REPRESENTATIONS MADE IN THIS APPENDIX B ARE SUBJECT TO THE CERTIFICATION MADE UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY ON PAGE 12 OF THE ASSOCIATED EDS.

CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
SECTION I -- GENERAL INFORMATION
A. Legal name ofthe Disclosing Party submitting this EDS. Include d/b/a/ if applicable:
SDKM 2308 S. Paulina, LLC

Check ONE of the following three boxes:

Indicate whether the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is:
[ ] the Applicant
OR
[xl a legal entity holding a direct or indirect interest in the Applicant. State the legal name of the
Applicant in which the Disclosing Party holds an interest: Paulina North. LLC
OR
3. [ ] a legal entity with a right of control (see Section Il.B.l.) State the legal name of the entity in
which the Disclosing Party holds a right of control:
Business address of the Disclosing Party: 200 W. Madison St., Suite 3410
Chicago, IL 60606
Telephone: 312-386-7150 Fax: 312-281-9992 Email: info@clariuspartners.com
Name of contact person: Kevin D. Matzke
Federal Employer Identification No. (if you have one)
Brief description of contract, transaction or other undertaking (referred to below as the "Matter") to which this EDS pertains. (Include project number and location of property, if applicable):
2300 S. Blue Island Ave., Chicago, IL
Application for 6(b) property tax classification for 2331 S. Blue Island Ave., Chicago, IL
Which City agency or department is requesting this EDS? Department of Planning and Development

If the Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, please complete the following:

Specification # and Contract #



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SECTION II - DISCLOSURE OF OWNERSHIP INTERESTS A. NATURE OF THE DISCLOSING PARTY
1. Indicate the nature of the Disclosing Party:
] Person jX)
] Publicly registered business corporation [ ]
] Privately held business corporation [ ]
] Sole proprietorship [ ]
] General partnership (Is
] Limited partnership
] Trust [ ]

Limited liability company Limited liability partnership Joint venture
Not-for-profit corporation
the not-for-profit corporation also a 501(c)(3))?
[ ] Yes [ ] No
Other (please specify)

2. For legal entities, the state (or foreign country) of incorporation or organization, if applicable: State of Delaware

3. For legal entities not organized in the State oflllinois: Has the organization registered to do business in the State oflllinois as a foreign entity?

LX] Yes [ ] No [ ] N/A

B. IF THE DISCLOSING PARTY IS A LEGAL ENTITY:

1. List below the full names and titles of all executive officers and all directors ofthe entity. NOTE: For not-for-profit corporations, also list below all members, if any, which are legal entities. If there are no such members, write "no members." For trusts, estates or other similar entities, list below the legal titleholder(s).
If the entity is a general partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership or joint venture, list below the name and title of each general partner, managing member, manager or any other person or entity that controls the day-to-day management ofthe Disclosing Party. NOTE: Each legal entity listed below must submit an EDS on its own behalf.

Name Title
Kevin Matzke, 353 W. Belden Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614 Member
Steven Duncan, 26 Park Lane - 273; Golf, IL 60029 Member





2. Please provide the following information concerning each person or entity having a direct or indirect beneficial interest (including ownership) in excess of 7.5% of the Disclosing Party. Examples ofsuch an interest include shares in a corporation, partnership interest in a partnership or joint venture,

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interest of a member or manager in a limited liability company, or interest of a beneficiary of a trust, estate or other similar entity. If none, state "None." NOTE: Pursuant to Section 2-154-030 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago ("Municipal Code"), the City may require any such additional information from any applicant which is reasonably intended to achieve full disclosure.

Name Business Address Percentage Interest in the
Disclosing Party
Kevin Matzke, 353 W. Belden Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614 50%
Steven Duncan, 26 Park Lane - 273; Golf, IL 60029 50%





SECTION III - BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS WITH CITY ELECTED OFFICIALS

Has the Disclosing Party had a "business relationship," as defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code, with any City elected official in the 12 months before the date this EDS is signed?

[ ] Yes M No

If yes, please identify below the name(s) of such City elected official(s) and describe such relationship(s):




SECTION IV - DISCLOSURE OF SUBCONTRACTORS AND OTHER RETAINED PARTIES

The Disclosing Party must disclose the name and business address of each subcontractor, attorney, lobbyist, accountant, consultant and any other person or entity whom the Disclosing Party has retained or expects to retain in connection with the Matter, as well as the nature of the relationship, and the total amount of the fees paid or estimated to be paid. The Disclosing Party is not required to disclose employees who are paid solely through the Disclosing Party's regular payroll.

"Lobbyist" means any person or entity who undertakes to influence any legislative or administrative action on behalf of any person or entity other than: (1) a not-for-profit entity, on an unpaid basis, or (2) himself. "Lobbyist" also means any person or entity any part of whose duties as an employee of another includes undertaking to influence any legislative or administrative action.

If the Disclosing Party is uncertain whether a disclosure is required under this Section, the Disclosing Party must either ask the City whether disclosure is required or make the disclosure.





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Name (indicate whether Business retained or anticipated Address to be retained)
Relationship to Disclosing Party (subcontractor, attorney, lobbyist, etc.)
Fees (indicate whether paid or estimated.) NOTE: "hourly rate" or "t.b.d." is not an-acceptable response.





(Add sheets if necessary)
fjC] Check here if the Disclosing Party has not retained, nor expects to retain, any such persons or entities. SECTION V - CERTIFICATIONS
A. COURT-ORDERED CHILD SUPPORT COMPLIANCE
Under Municipal Code Section 2-92-415, substantial owners of business entities that contract with the City must remain in compliance with their child support obligations throughout the contract's term.

Has any person who directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the Disclosing Party been declared in arrearage on any child support obligations by any Illinois court of competent jurisdiction?

|X] No [ ] No person directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the
Disclosing Party.

If "Yes," has the person entered into a court-approved agreement for payment of all support owed and is the person in compliance with that agreement?

[ ] Yes [ ] No

B. FURTHER CERTIFICATIONS

1. Pursuant to Municipal Code Chapter 1-23, Article I ("Article I")(which the Applicant should consult for defined terms (e.g., "doing business") and legal requirements), if the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is the Applicant and is doing business with the City, then the Disclosing Party certifies as follows: (i) neither the Applicant nor any controlling person is currently indicted or charged with, or has admitted guilt of, or has ever been convicted of, or placed under supervision for, any criminal offense involving actual, attempted, or conspiracy to commit bribery, theft, fraud, forgery, perjury, dishonesty or deceit against an officer or employee of the City or any sister agency; and (ii) the Applicant understands and acknowledges that compliance with Article I is a continuing requirement for doing business with the City. NOTE: If Article I applies to the Applicant, the permanent compliance timeframe in Article I supersedes some five-year compliance timeframes in certifications 2 and 3 below.


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2. The Disclosing Party and, if the Disclosing Party is a legal entity, all of those persons or entities identified in Section Il.B.l. of this EDS:
are not presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from any transactions by any federal, state or local unit of government;
have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted of a criminal offense, adjudged guilty, or had a civil judgment rendered against them in connection with: obtaining, attempting to obtain, or performing a public (federal, state or local) transaction or contract under a public transaction; a violation of federal or state antitrust statutes; fraud; embezzlement; theft; forgery; bribery; falsification or destruction of records; making false statements; or receiving stolen property;
are not presently indicted for, or criminally or civilly charged by, a governmental entity (federal, state or local) with committing any ofthe offenses set forth in clause B.2.b. of this Section V;
have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, had one or more public transactions (federal, state or local) terminated for cause or default; and
have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted, adjudged guilty, or found liable in a civil proceeding, or in any criminal or civil action, including actions concerning environmental violations, instituted by the City or by the federal government, any state, or any other unit of local government.

3. The certifications in subparts 3, 4 and 5 concern:
the Disclosing Party;
any "Contractor" (meaning any contractor or subcontractor used by the Disclosing Party in connection with the Matter, including but not limited to all persons or legal entities disclosed under Section IV, "Disclosure of Subcontractors and Other Retained Parties");
any "Affiliated Entity" (meaning a person or entity that, directly or indirectly: controls the Disclosing Party, is controlled by the Disclosing Party, or is, with the Disclosing Party, under common control of another person or entity. Indicia of control include, without limitation: interlocking management or ownership; identity of interests among family members, shared facilities and equipment; common use of employees; or organization of a business entity following the ineligibility of a business entity to do business with federal or state or local government, including the City, using substantially the same management, ownership, or principals as the ineligible entity); with respect to Contractors, the term Affiliated Entity means a person or entity that directly or indirectly controls the Contractor, is controlled by it, or, with the Contractor, is under common control of another person or entity;
any responsible official ofthe Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity or any other official, agent or employee of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity, acting pursuant to the direction or authorization of a responsible official ofthe Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity (collectively "Agents").


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Neither the Disclosing Party, nor any Contractor, nor any Affiliated Entity of either the Disclosing Party or any Contractor nor any Agents have, during the five years before the date this EDS is signed, or, with respect to a Contractor, an Affiliated Entity, or an Affiliated Entity of a Contractor during the five years before the date of such Contractor's or Affiliated Entity's contract or engagement in connection with the Matter:
bribed or attempted to bribe, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of bribery or attempting to bribe, a public officer or employee of the City, the State oflllinois, or any agency ofthe federal government or of any state or local government in the United States of America, in that officer's or employee's official capacity;
agreed or colluded with other bidders or prospective bidders, or been a party to any such agreement, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of agreement or collusion among bidders or prospective bidders, in restraint of freedom of competition by agreement to bid a fixed price or otherwise; or
made an admission of such conduct described in a. or b. above that is a matter of record, but have not been prosecuted for such conduct; or
violated the provisions of Municipal Code Section 2-92-610 (Living Wage Ordinance).

Neither the Disclosing Party, Affiliated Entity or Contractor, or any of their employees, officials, agents or partners, is barred from contracting with any unit of state or local government as a result of engaging in or being convicted of (1) bid-rigging in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-3; (2) bid-rotating in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-4; or (3) any similar offense of any state or of the United States of America that contains the same elements as the offense of bid-rigging or bid-rotating.
Neither the Disclosing Party nor any Affiliated Entity is listed on any of the following lists maintained by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury or the Bureau of Industry and Security of the U.S. Department of Commerce or their successors: the Specially Designated Nationals List, the Denied Persons List, the Unverified List, the Entity List and the Debarred List.
The Disclosing Party understands and shall comply with the applicable requirements of Chapters 2-55 (Legislative Inspector General), 2-56 (Inspector General) and 2-156 (Governmental Ethics) ofthe Municipal Code.
If the Disclosing Party is unable to certify to any ofthe above statements in this Part B (Further Certifications), the Disclosing Party must explain below:
NONE







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If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.

8. To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all current employees of the Disclosing Party who were, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, an employee, or elected or appointed official, of the City of Chicago (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none").
NONE :



9. To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all gifts that the Disclosing Party has given or caused to be given, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, to an employee, or elected or appointed official, ofthe City of Chicago. For purposes of this statement, a "gift" does not include: (i) anything made generally available to City employees or to the general public, or (ii) food or drink provided in the course of official City business and having a retail value of less than $20 per recipient (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none"). As to any gift listed below, please also list the name ofthe City recipient.
NONE '


C. CERTIFICATION OF STATUS AS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
The Disclosing Party certifies that the Disclosing Party (check one)
[ ] is [XI is not
a "financial institution" as defined in Section 2-32-455(b) of the Municipal Code.
If the Disclosing Party IS a financial institution, then the Disclosing Party pledges:
"We are not and will not become a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code. We further pledge that none of our affiliates is, and none of them will become, a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code. We understand that becoming a predatory lender or becoming an affiliate of a predatory lender may result in the loss ofthe privilege of doing business with the City."

If the Disclosing Party is unable to make this pledge because it or any of its affiliates (as defined in Section 2-32-455(b) of the Municipal Code) is a predatory lender within the meaning of Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code, explain here (attach additional pages if necessary): N/A



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If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.

D. CERTIFICATION REGARDING INTEREST IN CITY BUSINESS

Any words or terms that are defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code have the same meanings when used in this Part D.
In accordance with Section 2-156-110 of the Municipal Code: Does any official or employee of the City have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the Matter?
[ ] Yes Br] No

NOTE: Ifyou checked "Yes" to Item D.l., proceed to Items D.2. and D.3. Ifyou checked "No" to Item D.l., proceed to Part E.
Unless sold pursuant to a process of competitive bidding, or otherwise permitted, no City elected official or employee shall have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the purchase of any property that (i) belongs to the City, or (ii) is sold for taxes or assessments, or (iii) is sold by virtue of legal process at the suit of the City (collectively, "City Property Sale"). Compensation for property taken pursuant to the City's eminent domain power does not constitute a financial interest within the meaning of this Part D.

Does the Matter involve a City Property Sale?

[ ] Yes [ ] No
Ifyou checked "Yes" to Item D.L, provide the names and business addresses of the City officials or employees having such interest and identify the nature of such interest:

Name Business Address Nature of Interest






4. The Disclosing Party further certifies that no prohibited financial interest in the Matter will be acquired by any City official or employee.

E. CERTIFICATION REGARDING SLAVERY ERA BUSINESS

Please check either 1. or 2. below. If the Disclosing Party checks 2., the Disclosing Party must disclose below or in an attachment to this EDS all information required by paragraph 2. Failure to
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comply with these disclosure requirements may make any contract entered into with the City in connection with the Matter voidable by the City.

X 1. The Disclosing Party verifies that the Disclosing Party has searched any and all records of the Disclosing Party and any and all predecessor entities regarding records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies during the slavery era (including insurance policies issued to slaveholders that provided coverage for damage to or injury or death of their slaves), and the Disclosing Party has found no such records.

2. The Disclosing Party verifies that, as a result of conducting the search in step 1 above, the
Disclosing Party has found records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies. The Disclosing Party verifies that the following constitutes full disclosure of all such records, including the names of any and all slaves or slaveholders described in those records:






SECTION VI - CERTIFICATIONS FOR FEDERALLY FUNDED MATTERS

NOTE: If the Matter is federally funded, complete this Section VI. If the Matter is not federally funded, proceed to Section VII. For purposes of this Section VI, tax credits allocated by the City and proceeds of debt obligations of the City are not federal funding.

A. CERTIFICATION REGARDING LOBBYING

1. List below the names of all persons or entities registered under the federal Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 who have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter: (Add sheets if necessary): N/A



(If no explanation appears or begins on the lines above, or if the letters "NA" or if the word "None" appear, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party means that NO persons or entities registered under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter.)

2. The Disclosing Party has not spent and will not expend any federally appropriated funds to pay any person or entity listed in Paragraph A.l. above for his or her lobbying activities or to pay any person or entity to influence or attempt to influence an officer or employee of any agency, as defined by applicable federal law, a member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a member of Congress, in connection with the award of any federally funded contract, making any federally funded grant or loan, entering into any cooperative agreement, or to extend, continue, renew, amend, or modify any federally funded contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement.
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The Disclosing Party will submit an updated certification at the end of each calendar quarter in which there occurs any event that materially affects the accuracy of the statements and information set forth in paragraphs A.l. and A.2. above.
The Disclosing Party certifies that either: (i) it is not an organization described in section 501(c)(4) ofthe Internal Revenue Code of 1986; or (ii) it is an organization described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 but has not engaged and will not engage in "Lobbying Activities".
If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party must obtain certifications equal in form and substance to paragraphs A.l. through A.4. above from all subcontractors before it awards any subcontract and the Disclosing Party must maintain all such subcontractors' certifications for the duration ofthe Matter and must make such certifications promptly available to the City upon request.


B. CERTIFICATION REGARDING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

If the Matter is federally funded, federal regulations require the Applicant and all proposed subcontractors to submit the following information with their bids or in writing at the outset of negotiations.
Is the Disclosing Party the Applicant?
[ ] Yes [ ] No
If "Yes," answer the three questions below:
Have you developed and do you have on file affirmative action programs pursuant to applicable federal regulations? (See 41 CFR Part 60-2.)
[ ] Yes [ ] No
Have you filed with the Joint Reporting Committee, the Director ofthe Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission all reports due under the applicable filing requirements?
[ ] Yes [ ] No
Have you participated in any previous contracts or subcontracts subject to the equal opportunity clause?
[ ] Yes [ ] No

Ifyou checked "No" to question 1. or 2. above, please provide an explanation:




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SECTION VII - ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, CONTRACT INCORPORATION, COMPLIANCE, PENALTIES, DISCLOSURE

The Disclosing Party understands and agrees that:
The certifications, disclosures, and acknowledgments contained in this EDS will become part of any contract or other agreement between the Applicant and the City in connection with the Matter, whether procurement, City assistance, or other City action, and are material inducements to the City's execution of any contract or taking other action with respect to the Matter. The Disclosing Party understands that it must comply with all statutes, ordinances, and regulations on which this EDS is based.
The City's Governmental Ethics and Campaign Financing Ordinances, Chapters 2-156 and 2-164 of the Municipal Code, impose certain duties and obligations on persons or entities seeking City contracts, work, business, or transactions. The full text of these ordinances and a training program is available on line at www.cityofchicago.org/Ethics , and may also be obtained from the City's Board of Ethics, 740 N.

Sedgwick St., Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 744-9660. The Disclosing Party must comply fully with the applicable ordinances.
If the City determines that any information provided in this EDS is false, incomplete or inaccurate, any contract or other agreement in connection with which it is submitted may be rescinded or be void or voidable, and the City may pursue any remedies under the contract or agreement (if not rescinded or void), at law, or in equity, including terminating the Disclosing Party's participation in the Matter and/or declining to allow the Disclosing Party to participate in other transactions with the City. Remedies at law for a false statement of material fact may include incarceration and an award to the City of treble damages.
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It is the City's policy to make this document available to the public on its Internet site and/or upon request. Some or all of the information provided on this EDS and any attachments to this EDS may be made available to the public on the Internet, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, or otherwise. By completing and signing this EDS, the Disclosing Party waives and releases any possible rights or claims which it may have against the City in connection with the public release of information contained in this EDS and also authorizes the City to verify the accuracy of any information submitted in this EDS.

E. The information provided in this EDS must be kept current. In the event of changes, the Disclosing
Party must supplement this EDS up to the time the City takes action on the Matter. If the Matter is a
contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, the Disclosing Party must
update this EDS as the contract requires. NOTE: With respect to Matters subject to Article I of
Chapter 1-23 ofthe Municipal Code (imposing PERMANENT INELIGIBILITY for certain specified
offenses), the information provided herein regarding eligibility must be kept current for a longer period,
as required by Chapter 1-23 and Section 2-154-020 ofthe Municipal Code.

The Disclosing Party represents and warrants that:

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F.l. The Disclosing Party is not delinquent in the payment of any tax administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue, nor are the Disclosing Party or its Affiliated Entities delinquent in paying any fine, fee, tax or other charge owed to the City. This includes, but is not limited to, all water charges, sewer charges, license fees, parking tickets, property taxcs.or sales taxes.

F.2 If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party and its Affiliated Entities will not use, nor permit their subcontractors to use, any facility listed by the U.S. E.P.A. on the federal Excluded Parties List System ("EPLS") maintained by the U. S. General Services Administration.

F.3 If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party will obtain from any contractors/subcontractors hired or to be hired in connection with the Matter certifications equal in form and substance to those in F. 1. and F.2. above and will not, without the prior written consent of the City, use any such contractor/subcontractor that does not provide such certifications or that the Disclosing Party has reason to believe has not provided or cannot provide truthful certifications.

NOTE: If the Disclosing Party cannot certify as to any of the items in F. 1., F.2. or F.3. above, an explanatory statement must be attached to this EDS.

CERTIFICATION

Under penalty of perjury, the person signing below: (1) warrants that he/she is authorized to execute this EDS and Appendix A (if applicable) on behalf of the Disclosing Party, and (2) warrants that all certifications and statements contained in this EDS and Appendix A (if applicable) are true, accurate and complete as of the date furnished to the City.

SDKM 2308 S. Paulina, LLC
(Print or type name of Disclosing Party)
Bv: ii^rl^J^-
(Sign here)

Kevin Matzke
(Print or type name of person signing)

Authorized Agent
(Print or type title of person signing)
at


Signed and sworn to before me on (date)
Coo fc- County, /lU'n&t r (state).
|1010|
Notary Public.
Commission expires: Oc-/-o k>ty 3> I, 2 &2 .

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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX A



FAMILIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ELECTED CITY OFFICIALS AND DEPARTMENT HEADS


This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5 percent. It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.

Under Municipal Code Section 2-154-015, the Disclosing Party must disclose whether such Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently has a "familial relationship" with any elected city official or department head. A "familial relationship" exists if, as of the date this EDS is signed, the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof is related to the mayor, any alderman, the city clerk, the city treasurer or any city department head as spouse or domestic partner or as any of the following, whether by blood or adoption: parent, child, brother or sister, aunt or uncle, niece or nephew, grandparent, grandchild, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, stepfather or stepmother, stepson or stepdaughter, stepbrother or stepsister or half-brother or half-sister.

"Applicable Party" means (1) all executive officers of the Disclosing Party listed in Section HB.l.a., if the Disclosing Party is a corporation; all partners of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a general partnership; all general partners and limited partners of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited partnership; all managers, managing members and members of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited liability company; (2) all principal officers ofthe Disclosing Party; and (3) any person having more than a 7.5 percent ownership interest in the Disclosing Party. "Principal officers" means the president, chief operating officer, executive director, chief financial officer, treasurer or secretary of a legal entity or any person exercising similar authority.

Does the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently have a "familial relationship" with an elected city official or department head?

[ ] Yes [X] No
If yes, please identify below (1) the name and title of such person, (2) the name of the legal entity to which such person is connected; (3) the name and title of the elected city official or department head to whom such person has a familial relationship, and (4) the precise nature ofsuch familial relationship.










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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX B

BUILDING CODE SCOFFLAW/PROBLEM LANDLORD CERTIFICATION

This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5 percent (an "Owner"). It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.
Pursuant to Municipal Code Section 2-154-010, is the Applicant or any Owner identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord pursuant to Section 2-92-416 ofthe Municipal Code?

[ ] Yes |X ] No
If the Applicant is a legal entity publicly traded on any exchange, is any officer or director of the Applicant identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord pursuant to Section 2-92-416 ofthe Municipal Code?

[ ] Yes [ ] No fx ] Not Applicable


3. If yes to (1) or (2) above, please identify below the name of the person or legal entity
identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord and the address of the building or buildings to which the pertinent code violations apply.






FILLING OUT THIS APPENDIX B CONSTITUTES ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND AGREEMENT THAT THIS APPENDIX B IS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO, AND MADE A PART OF, THE ASSOCIATED EDS, AND THAT THE REPRESENTATIONS MADE IN THIS APPENDIX B ARE SUBJECT TO THE CERTIFICATION MADE UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY ON PAGE 12 OF THE ASSOCIATED EDS.

CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
SECTION I - GENERAL INFORMATION
A. Legal name of the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS. Include d/b/a/if applicable:
Wanxiang America Real Estate Group, LLC
Check ONE of the following three boxes:
Indicate whether the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is:
[ ] the Applicant
OR
|x] a legal entity holding a direct or indirect interest in the Applicant. State the legal name of the
Applicant in which the Disclosing Party holds an interest: Paulina North, LLC
OR
3. [ ] a legal entity with a right of control (see Section Il.B.l.) State the legal name of the entity in
which the Disclosing Party holds a right of control:
Business address of the Disclosing Party: 150 N. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1810
Chicago, IL 60606
Telephone: 847-921-7064 Fax: 847-931-4339 Email: lkrueger@wanxiang.com
Name of contact person: Lawrence J. Krueger
Federal Employer Identification No. (ifyou have one)

Brief description of contract, transaction or other undertaking (referred to below as the "Matter") to which this EDS pertains. (Include project number and location of property, if applicable):

Application for 6(b) property classification for 2300 and 2331 S. Blue Island Avenue
Which City agency or department is requesting this EDS? Department of Planning and Development

If the Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, please complete the following:

Specification # and Contract #



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SECTION II - DISCLOSURE OF OWNERSHIP INTERESTS

A. NATURE OF THE DISCLOSING PARTY

1. Indicate the nature of the Disclosing Party:
[ ] Person fx] Limited liability company
[ ] Publicly registered business corporation [ ] Limited liability partnership
[ ] Privately held business corporation [ ] Joint venture
[ ] Sole proprietorship [ ] Not-for-profit corporation
[ ] General partnership (Is the not-for-profit corporation also a 501(c)(3))?
[] Limited partnership [ ] Yes [ ] No
[ ] Trust [ ] Other (please specify)

2. For legal entities, the state (or foreign country) of incorporation or organization, if applicable: Illinois
3. For legal entities not organized in the State of Illinois: Has the organization registered to do business in the State oflllinois as a foreign entity?

[ ] Yes [ ] No LX] N/A

B. IF THE DISCLOSING PARTY IS A LEGAL ENTITY:

1. List below the full names and titles of all executive officers and all directors of the entity. NOTE: For not-for-profit corporations, also list below all members, if any, which are legal entities. If there are no such members, write "no members." For trusts, estates or other similar entities, list below the legal titleholder(s).
If the entity is a general partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership or joint venture, list below the name and title of each general partner, managing member, manager or any other person or entity that controls the day-to-day management ofthe Disclosing Party. NOTE: Each legal entity listed below must submit an EDS on its own behalf.

Name Title
Lawrence J. Kreuger Managing Director
Wanxaiang America Corporation Manager




2. Please provide the following information concerning each person or entity having a direct or indirect beneficial interest (including ownership) in excess of 7.5% ofthe Disclosing Party. Examples of such an interest include shares in a corporation, partnership interest in a partnership or joint venture,

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interest of a member or manager in a limited liability company, or interest of a beneficiary of a trust, estate or other similar entity. If none, state "None." NOTE: Pursuant to Section 2-154-030 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago ("Municipal Code"), the City may require any such additional information from any applicant which is reasonably intended to achieve full disclosure.

Name Business Address Percentage Interest in the
Disclosing Party
Wanxiang America Corporation, 88 Airport Rd., Elgin, IL 60123 100%






SECTION III -- BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS WITH CITY ELECTED OFFICIALS

Has the Disclosing Party had a "business relationship," as defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code, with any City elected official in the 12 months before the date this EDS is signed?

[ J Yes Cxj No

If yes, please identify below the name(s) of such City elected official(s) and describe such relationship(s):




SECTION IV -- DISCLOSURE OF SUBCONTRACTORS AND OTHER RETAINED PARTIES

The Disclosing Party must disclose the name and business address of each subcontractor, attorney, lobbyist, accountant, consultant and any other person or entity whom the Disclosing Party has retained or expects to retain in connection with the Matter, as well as the nature of the relationship, and the total amount of the fees paid or estimated to be paid. The Disclosing Party is not required to disclose employees who are paid solely through the Disclosing Party's regular payroll.

"Lobbyist" means any person or entity who undertakes to influence any legislative or administrative action on behalf of any person or entity other than: (1) a not-for-profit entity, on an unpaid basis, or (2) himself. "Lobbyist" also means any person or entity any part of whose duties as an employee of another includes undertaking to influence any legislative or administrative action.

If the Disclosing Party is uncertain whether a disclosure is required under this Section, the Disclosing Party must either ask the City whether disclosure is required or make the disclosure.





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Name (indicate whether Business Relationship to Disclosing Party Fees (indicate whether
retained or anticipated Address (subcontractor, attorney, paid or estimated.) NOTE:
to be retained) lobbyist, etc.) "hourly rate" or "t.b.d." is
not an acceptable response.





(Add sheets if necessary)
[X] Check here if the Disclosing Party has not retained, nor expects to retain, any such persons or entities. SECTION V - CERTIFICATIONS
COURT-ORDERED CHILD SUPPORT COMPLIANCE

Under Municipal Code Section 2-92-415, substantial owners of business entities that contract with the City must remain in compliance with their child support obligations throughout the contract's term.

Has any person who directly or indirectly owns 10% or more ofthe Disclosing Party been declared in arrearage on any child support obligations by any Illinois court of competent jurisdiction?

[ ] Yes 03 No [ ] No person directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the
Disclosing Party.

If "Yes," has the person entered into a court-approved agreement for payment of all support owed and is the person in compliance with that agreement?

[ ] Yes [ ] No
FURTHER CERTIFICATIONS

1. Pursuant to Municipal Code Chapter 1-23, Article I ("Article I")(which the Applicant should consult for defined terms (e.g., "doing business") and legal requirements), if the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is the Applicant and is doing business with the City, then the Disclosing Party certifies as follows: (i) neither the Applicant nor any controlling person is currently indicted or charged with, or has admitted guilt of, or has ever been convicted of, or placed under supervision for, any criminal offense involving actual, attempted, or conspiracy to commit bribery, theft, fraud, forgery, perjury, dishonesty or deceit against an officer or employee ofthe City or any sister agency; and (ii) the Applicant understands and acknowledges that compliance with Article I is a continuing requirement for doing business with the City. NOTE: If Article I applies to the Applicant, the permanent compliance timeframe in Article I supersedes some five-year compliance timeframes in certifications 2 and 3 below.


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2. The Disclosing Party and, if the Disclosing Party is a legal entity, all of those persons or entities identified in Section Il.B.l. of this EDS:
are not presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from any transactions by any federal, state or local unit of government;
have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted of a criminal offense, adjudged guilty, or had a civil judgment rendered against them in connection with: obtaining, attempting to obtain, or performing a public (federal, state or local) transaction or contract under a public transaction; a violation of federal or state antitrust statutes; fraud; embezzlement; theft; forgery; bribery; falsification or destruction of records; making false statements; or receiving stolen property;

c are not presently indicted for, or criminally or civilly charged by, a governmental entity (federal, state or local) with committing any of the offenses set forth in clause B.2.b. of this Section V;
have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, had one or more public transactions (federal, state or local) terminated for cause or default; and
have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted, adjudged guilty, or found liable in a civil proceeding, or in any criminal or civil action, including actions concerning environmental violations, instituted by the City or by the federal government, any state, or any other unit of local government.

3. The certifications in subparts 3, 4 and 5 concern:
the Disclosing Party;
any "Contractor" (meaning any contractor or subcontractor used by the Disclosing Party in connection with the Matter, including but not limited to all persons or legal entities disclosed under Section IV, "Disclosure of Subcontractors and Other Retained Parties");
any "Affiliated Entity" (meaning a person or entity that, directly or indirectly: controls the Disclosing Party, is controlled by the Disclosing Party, or is, with the Disclosing Party, under common control of another person or entity. Indicia of control include, without limitation: interlocking management or ownership; identity of interests among family members, shared facilities and equipment; common use of employees; or organization of a business entity following the ineligibility of a business entity to do business with federal or state or local government, including the City, using substantially the same management, ownership, or principals as the ineligible entity); with respect to Contractors, the term Affiliated Entity means a person or entity that directly or indirectly controls the Contractor, is controlled by it, or, with the Contractor, is under common control of another person or entity;
any responsible official ofthe Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity or any other official, agent or employee of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity, acting pursuant to the direction or authorization of a responsible official of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity (collectively "Agents").


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Neither the Disclosing Party, nor any Contractor, nor any Affiliated Entity of either the Disclosing Party or any Contractor nor any Agents have, during the five years before the date this EDSkis' signed, or, with respect to a Contractor, an Affiliated Entity, or an Affiliated Entity of a Contractor during the five years before the date of such Contractor's or Affiliated Entity's contract or engagement in connection with the Matter:
bribed or attempted to bribe, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of bribery or attempting to bribe, a public officer or employee of the City, the State oflllinois, or any agency of the federal government or of any state or local government in the United States of America, in that officer's or employee's official capacity;
agreed or colluded with other bidders or prospective bidders, or been a party to any such agreement, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of agreement or collusion among bidders or prospective bidders, in restraint of freedom of competition by agreement to bid a fixed price or otherwise; or
made an admission of such conduct described in a. or b. above that is a matter of record, but have not been prosecuted for such conduct; or
violated the provisions of Municipal Code Section 2-92-610 (Living Wage Ordinance).

Neither the Disclosing Party, Affiliated Entity or Contractor, or any of their employees, officials, agents or partners, is barred from contracting with any unit of state or local government as a result of engaging in or being convicted of (1) bid-rigging in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-3; (2) bid-rotating in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-4; or (3) any similar offense of any state or of the United States of America that contains the same elements as the offense of bid-rigging or bid-rotating.
Neither the Disclosing Party nor any Affiliated Entity is listed on any ofthe following lists maintained by the Office of Foreign Assets Control ofthe U.S. Department ofthe Treasury or the Bureau of Industry and Security of the U.S. Department of Commerce or their successors: the Specially Designated Nationals List, the Denied Persons List, the Unverified List, the Entity List and the Debarred List.
The Disclosing Party understands and shall comply with the applicable requirements of Chapters 2-55 (Legislative Inspector General), 2-56 (Inspector General) and 2-156 (Governmental Ethics) ofthe Municipal Code.
If the Disclosing Party is unable to certify to any of the above statements in this Part B (Further Certifications), the Disclosing Party must explain below:
NONE .






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If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.

8. To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all current employees of the Disclosing Party who were, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, an employee, or elected or appointed official, ofthe City of Chicago (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none"). NONE



9. To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a
complete list of all gifts that the Disclosing Party has given or caused to be given, at any time during the
12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, to an employee, or elected or appointed
official, ofthe City of Chicago. For purposes of this statement, a "gift" does not include: (i) anything
made generally available to City employees or to the general public, or (ii) food or drink provided in the
course of official City business and having a retail value of less than $20 per recipient (if none, indicate
with "N/A" or "none"). As to any gift listed below, please also list the name of the City recipient.
NONE


C. CERTIFICATION OF STATUS AS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
The Disclosing Party certifies that the Disclosing Party (check one)
[ ] is [X] is not
a "financial institution" as defined in Section 2-32-455(b) of the Municipal Code.
If the Disclosing Party IS a financial institution, then the Disclosing Party pledges:
"We are not and will not become a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code. We further pledge that none of our affiliates is, and none of them will become, a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code. We understand that becoming a predatory lender or becoming an affiliate of a predatory lender may result in the loss ofthe privilege of doing business with the City."

If the Disclosing Party is unable to make this pledge because it or any of its affiliates (as defined in Section 2-32-45 5(b) ofthe Municipal Code) is a predatory lender within the meaning of Chapter 2-32 ofthe Municipal Code, explain here (attach additional pages if necessary):
N/A



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If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.

D. CERTIFICATION REGARDING INTEREST IN CITY BUSINESS

Any words or terms that are defined in Chapter 2-156 ofthe Municipal Code have the same meanings when used in this Part D.
In accordance with Section 2-156-110 of the Municipal Code: Does any official or employee ofthe City have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the Matter?
[ ] Yes fx] No

NOTE: If you checked "Yes" to Item D.L, proceed to Items D.2. and D.3. Ifyou checked "No" to Item D.L, proceed to Part E.
Unless sold pursuant to a process of competitive bidding, or otherwise permitted, no City elected official or employee shall have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the purchase of any property that (i) belongs to the City, or (ii) is sold for taxes or assessments, or (iii) is sold by virtue of legal process at the suit ofthe City (collectively, "City Property Sale"). Compensation for property taken pursuant to the City's eminent domain power does not constitute a financial interest within the meaning of this Part D.

Does the Matter involve a City Property Sale?

t ] Yes [ ] No
Ifyou checked "Yes" to Item D.l., provide the names and business addresses of the City officials or employees having such interest and identify the nature of such interest:

Name Business Address Nature of Interest






4. The Disclosing Party further certifies that no prohibited financial interest in the Matter will be acquired by any City official or employee.

E. CERTIFICATION REGARDING SLAVERY ERA BUSINESS

Please check either 1. or 2. below. If the Disclosing Party checks 2., the Disclosing Party must disclose below or in an attachment to this EDS all information required by paragraph 2. Failure to
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comply with these disclosure requirements may make any contract entered into with the City in connection with the Matter voidable by the City.

X 1. The Disclosing Party verifies that the Disclosing Party has searched any and all records of the Disclosing Party and any and all predecessor entities regarding records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies during the slavery era (including insurance policies issued to slaveholders that provided coverage for damage to or injury or death of their slaves), and the Disclosing Party has found no such records.

2. The Disclosing Party verifies that, as a result of conducting the search in step 1 above, the
Disclosing Party has found records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies. The Disclosing Party verifies that the following constitutes full disclosure of all such records, including the names of any and all slaves or slaveholders described in those records:






SECTION VI CERTIFICATIONS FOR FEDERALLY FUNDED MATTERS

NOTE: If the Matter is federally funded, complete this Section VI. If the Matter is not federally funded, proceed to Section VII. For purposes of this Section VI, tax credits allocated by the City and proceeds of debt obligations of the City are not federal funding.

A. CERTIFICATION REGARDING LOBBYING

1. List below the names of all persons or entities registered under the federal Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 who have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter: (Add sheets if necessary):
N/A



(If no explanation appears or begins on the lines above, or if the letters "NA" or if the word "None" appear, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party means that NO persons or entities registered under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 have made lobbying contacts on behalf ofthe Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter.)

2. The Disclosing Party has not spent and will not expend any federally appropriated funds to pay any person or entity listed in Paragraph A.l. above for his or her lobbying activities or to pay any person or entity to influence or attempt to influence an officer or employee of any agency, as defined by applicable federal law, a member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a member of Congress, in connection with the award of any federally funded contract, making any federally funded grant or loan, entering into any cooperative agreement, or to extend, continue, renew, amend, or modify any federally funded contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement.
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The Disclosing Party will submit an updated certification at the end of each calendar quarter in which there occurs any event that materially affects the accuracy of the statements and information set forth in paragraphs A.l. and A.2. above.
The Disclosing Party certifies that either: (i) it is not an organization described in section 501(c)(4) ofthe Internal Revenue Code of 1986; or (ii) it is an organization described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 but has not engaged and will not engage in "Lobbying Activities".
If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party must obtain certifications equal in form and substance to paragraphs A.l. through A.4. above from all subcontractors before it awards any subcontract and the Disclosing Party must maintain all such subcontractors' certifications for the duration of the Matter and must make such certifications promptly available to the City upon request.


B. CERTIFICATION REGARDING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

If the Matter is federally funded, federal regulations require the Applicant and all proposed subcontractors to submit the following information with their bids or in writing at the outset of negotiations.
Is the Disclosing Party the Applicant?
[ ] Yes [ ] No
If "Yes," answer the three questions below:
Have you developed and do you have on file affirmative action programs pursuant to applicable federal regulations? (See 41 CFR Part 60-2.)
[ ] Yes [ ] No
Have you filed with the Joint Reporting Committee, the Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission all reports due under the applicable filing requirements?
[ ] Yes [ ] No
Have you participated in any previous contracts or subcontracts subject to the equal opportunity clause?
[ ] Yes [ ] No

If you checked "No" to question 1. or 2. above, please provide an explanation:




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SECTION VII - ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, CONTRACT INCORPORATION, COMPLIANCE, PENALTIES, DISCLOSURE

The Disclosing Party understands and agrees that:

A. The certifications, disclosures, and acknowledgments contained in this EDS will become part of any
- contract or other agreement between the Applicant and the City in connection with the Matter, whether
procurement, City assistance, or other City action, and are material inducements to the City's execution of any contract or taking other action with respect to the Matter. The Disclosing Party understands that it must comply with all statutes, ordinances, and regulations on which this EDS is based.
The City's Governmental Ethics and Campaign Financing Ordinances, Chapters 2-156 and 2-164 of the Municipal Code, impose certain duties and obligations on persons or entities seeking City contracts, work, business, or transactions. The full text of these ordinances and a training program is available on line at www.cityofchicago.org/Ethics , and may also be obtained from the City's Board of Ethics, 740 N.

Sedgwick St., Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 744-9660. The Disclosing Party must comply fully with the applicable ordinances.
If the City determines that any information provided in this EDS is false, incomplete or inaccurate, any contract or other agreement in connection with which it is submitted may be rescinded or be void or voidable, and the City may pursue any remedies under the contract or agreement (if not rescinded or void), at law, or in equity, including terminating the Disclosing Party's participation in the Matter and/or declining to allow the Disclosing Party to participate in other transactions with the City. Remedies at law for a false statement of material fact may include incarceration and an award to the City of treble damages.
It is the City's policy to make this document available to the public on its Internet site and/or upon request. Some or all ofthe information provided on this EDS and any attachments to this EDS may be made available to the public on the Internet, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, or otherwise. By completing and signing this EDS, the Disclosing Party waives and releases any possible rights or claims which it may have against the City in connection with the public release of information contained in this EDS and also authorizes the City to verify the accuracy of any information submitted in this EDS.

E. The information provided in this EDS must be kept current. In the event of changes, the Disclosing
Party must supplement this EDS up to the time the City takes action on the Matter. If the Matter is a
contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, the Disclosing Party must
update this EDS as the contract requires. NOTE: With respect to Matters subject to Article I of
Chapter 1-23 ofthe Municipal Code (imposing PERMANENT INELIGIBILITY for certain specified
offenses), the information provided herein regarding eligibility must be kept current for a longer period,
as required by Chapter 1-23 and Section 2-154-020 ofthe Municipal Code.

The Disclosing Party represents and warrants that:

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F. 1. The Disclosing Party is not delinquent in the payment of any tax administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue, nor are the Disclosing Party or its Affiliated Entities delinquent in paying any fine, fee, tax or other charge owed to the City. This includes, but is not limited to, all water charges, sewer charges, license fees, parking tickets, property taxes or sales taxes.

F.2 If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party and its Affiliated Entities will not use, nor permit their subcontractors to use, any facility listed by the U.S. E.P.A. on the federal Excluded Parties List System ("EPLS") maintained by the U. S. General Services Administration.

F.3 If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party will obtain from any contractors/subcontractors hired or to be hired in connection with the Matter certifications equal in form and substance to those in F.l. and F.2. above and will not, without the prior written consent of the City, use any such contractor/subcontractor that does not provide such certifications or that the Disclosing Party has reason to believe has not provided or cannot provide truthful certifications.

NOTE: If the Disclosing Party cannot certify as to any of the items in F.l., F.2. or F.3. above, an explanatory statement must be attached to this EDS.

CERTIFICATION

Under penalty of perjury, the person signing below: (1) warrants that he/she is authorized to execute this EDS and Appendix A (if applicable) on behalf of the Disclosing Party, and (2) warrants that all certifications and statements contained in this EDS and Appendix A (if applicable) are true, accurate and complete as of the date furnished to the City.
Wanxiang America Real Estate Group, LLC (Print or type name of Disclosing Party)

By:

Larwence J. Krueger
(Print or type name of person signing)

Managing Director
(Print or type title of person signing)


CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX A



FAMILIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ELECTED CITY OFFICIALS AND DEPARTMENT HEADS


This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5 percent. It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.

Under Municipal Code Section 2-154-015, the Disclosing Party must disclose whether such Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently has a "familial relationship" with any elected city official or department head. A "familial relationship" exists if, as of the date this EDS is signed, the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof is related to the mayor, any alderman, the city clerk, the city treasurer or any city department head as spouse or domestic partner or as any ofthe following, whether by blood or adoption: parent, child, brother or sister, aunt or uncle, niece or nephew, grandparent, grandchild, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, stepfather or stepmother, stepson or stepdaughter, stepbrother or stepsister or half-brother or half-sister.

"Applicable Party" means (1) all executive officers of the Disclosing Party listed in Section JLB.l.a., if the Disclosing Party is a corporation; all partners of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a general partnership; all general partners and limited partners ofthe Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited partnership; all managers, managing members and members of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited liability company; (2) all principal officers of the Disclosing Party; and (3) any person having more than a 7.5 percent ownership interest in the Disclosing Party. "Principal officers" means the president, chief operating officer, executive director, chief financial officer, treasurer or secretary of a legal entity or any person exercising similar authority.

Does the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently have a "familial relationship" with an elected city official or department head?

[ ] Yes fx] No

If yes, please identify below (1) the name and title ofsuch person, (2) the name of the legal entity to which such person is connected; (3) the name and title of the elected city official or department head to whom such person has a familial relationship, and (4) the precise nature ofsuch familial relationship.










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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX B

BUILDING CODE SCOFFLAW/PROBLEM LANDLORD CERTIFICATION

This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5 percent (an "Owner"). It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.
Pursuant to Municipal Code Section 2-154-010, is the Applicant or any Owner identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord pursuant to Section 2-92-416 of the Municipal Code?

[ ]Yes IxjNo
If the Applicant is a legal entity publicly traded on any exchange, is any officer or director of the Applicant identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord pursuant to Section 2-92-416 ofthe Municipal Code?

[ ] Yes [ ] No jjt ] Not Applicable


3. If yes to (1) or (2) above, please identify below the name of the person or legal entity
identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord and the address of the building or buildings to which the pertinent code violations apply.






FILLING OUT THIS APPENDIX B CONSTITUTES ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND AGREEMENT THAT THIS APPENDIX B IS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO, AND MADE A PART OF, THE ASSOCIATED EDS, AND THAT THE REPRESENTATIONS MADE IN THIS APPENDIX B ARE SUBJECT TO THE CERTIFICATION MADE UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY ON PAGE 12 OF THE ASSOCIATED EDS.

^ * CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
SECTION I - GENERAL INFORMATION
Legal name of the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS. Include d/b/a/ if applicable:
Wanxiang America Corporation

Check ONE of the following three boxes:

Indicate whether the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is:
[] the Applicant
OR
[xl a legal entity holding a direct or indirect interest in the Applicant. State the legal name of the
Applicant in which the Disclosing Party holds an interest: Paulina North, LLC
OR
3. [] a legal entity with a right of control (see Section Il.B.l.) State the legal name of the entity in
which the Disclosing Party holds a right of control:
Business address of the Disclosing Party: 88 Airport Road
Elgin, IL 60123
Telephone: 847-921-7064 Fax: 847-931-4338 Email: lkrueger@wanxiang.com
Name of contact person: Lawrence J. Krueger

Federal Employer Identification No. (if you have one'
Brief description of contract, transaction or other undertaking (referred to below as the "Matter") to which this EDS pertains. (Include project number and location of property, if applicable):

Application for 6(b) property tax classification for 2300 and 2331 S. Blue Island Avenue
Which City agency or department is requesting this EDS? Department of Planning and Development

If the Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, please complete the following:

Specification # and Contract #



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SECTION II - DISCLOSURE OF OWNERSHIP INTERESTS

A. NATURE OF THE DISCLOSING PARTY

1. Indicate the nature of the Disclosing Party:
[ ] Person [ ] Limited liability company
[ ] Publicly registered business corporation [ ] Limited liability partnership
DC] Privately held business corporation [ ] Joint venture
[ ] Sole proprietorship [ ] Not-for-profit corporation
[ ] General partnership (Is the not-for-profit corporation also a 501(c)(3))?
[ ] Limited partnership [ ] Yes [ ] No
[ ] Trust [ ] Other (please specify)

2. For legal entities, the state (or foreign country) of incorporation or organization, if applicable:
Kentucky
3. For legal entities not organized in the State oflllinois: Has the organization registered to do business in the State oflllinois as a foreign entity?

M Yes [ ] No [ ] N/A

B. IF THE DISCLOSING PARTY IS A LEGAL ENTITY:

I. List below the full names and titles of all executive officers and all directors of the entity. NOTE: For not-for-profit corporations, also list below all members, if any, which are legal entities. If there are no such members, write "no members." For trusts, estates or other similar entities, list below the legal titleholder(s).
If the entity is a general partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership or joint venture, list below the name and title of each general partner, managing member, manager or any other person or entity that controls the day-to-day management ofthe Disclosing Party. NOTE: Each legal entity listed below must submit an EDS on its own behalf.

Name Title
Pin Ni President/Director
Gary Wetzel Secretary/Director
Guanqiu Liu Chairman/Director



2. Please provide the following information concerning each person or entity having a direct or indirect beneficial interest (including ownership) in excess of 7.5% of the Disclosing Party. Examples of such an interest include shares in a corporation, partnership interest in a partnership or joint venture,

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interest of a member or manager in a limited liability company, or interest of a beneficiary of a trust, estate or other similar entity. If none, state "None." NOTE: Pursuant to Section 2-154-030 of the Municipal Code of Chicago ("Municipal Code"), the City may require any such additional information from any applicant which is reasonably intended to achieve full disclosure.

Name Business Address Percentage Interest in the
Disclosing Party
Wanxiang Group Xiaoshan Economic 100%
Technological Dev. Zone
Hanzhou, Zhejiang
Province, China

SECTION III » BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS WITH CITY ELECTED OFFICIALS

Has the Disclosing Party had a "business relationship," as defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code, with any City elected official in the 12 months before the date this EDS is signed?

[ ] Yes (xl No

If yes, please identify below the name(s) of such City elected official(s) and describe such relationship(s):




SECTION IV - DISCLOSURE OF SUBCONTRACTORS AND OTHER RETAINED PARTIES

The Disclosing Party must disclose the name and business address of each subcontractor, attorney, lobbyist, accountant, consultant and any other person or entity whom the Disclosing Party has retained or expects to retain in connection with the Matter, as well as the nature of the relationship, and the total amount ofthe fees paid or estimated to be paid. The Disclosing Party is not required to disclose employees who are paid solely through the Disclosing Party's regular payroll.

"Lobbyist" means any person or entity who undertakes to influence any legislative or administrative action on behalf of any person or entity other than: (1) a not-for-profit entity, on an unpaid basis, or (2) himself. "Lobbyist" also means any person or entity any part of whose duties as an employee of another includes undertaking to influence any legislative or administrative action.

If the Disclosing Party is uncertain whether a disclosure is required under this Section, the Disclosing Party must either ask the City whether disclosure is required or make the disclosure.





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Name (indicate whether Business Relationship to Disclosing Party Fees (indicate whether
retained or anticipated Address (subcontractor, attorney, paid or estimated.) NOTE:
to be retained) lobbyist, etc.) "hourly rate" or "t.b.d." is
not an acceptable response.





(Add sheets if necessary)
[X] Check here if the Disclosing Party has not retained, nor expects to retain, any such persons or entities. SECTION V - CERTIFICATIONS
COURT-ORDERED CHILD SUPPORT COMPLIANCE
Under Municipal Code Section 2-92-415, substantial owners of business entities that contract with the City must remain in compliance with their child support obligations throughout the contract's term.

Has any person who directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the Disclosing Party been declared in arrearage on any child support obligations by any Illinois court of competent jurisdiction?

[ ] Yes fx] No [ ] No person directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the
Disclosing Party.

If "Yes," has the person entered into a court-approved agreement for payment of all support owed and is the person in compliance with that agreement?

[ ] Yes [ ] No
FURTHER CERTIFICATIONS

1. Pursuant to Municipal Code Chapter 1-23, Article I ("Article I")(which the Applicant should consult for defined terms (e.g., "doing business") and legal requirements), if the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is the Applicant and is doing business with the City, then the Disclosing Party certifies as follows: (i) neither the Applicant nor any controlling person is currently indicted or charged with, or has admitted guilt of, or has ever been convicted of, or placed under supervision for, any criminal offense involving actual, attempted, or conspiracy to commit bribery, theft, fraud, forgery, perjury, dishonesty or deceit against an officer or employee of the City or any sister agency; and (ii) the Applicant understands and acknowledges that compliance with Article I is a continuing requirement for doing business with the City. NOTE: If Article I applies to the Applicant, the permanent compliance timeframe in Article I supersedes some five-year compliance timeframes in certifications 2 and 3 below.


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2. The Disclosing Party and, if the Disclosing Party is a legal entity, all of those persons or entities identified in Section Il.B.l. of this EDS:
are not presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from any transactions by any federal, state or local unit of government;
have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted of a criminal offense, adjudged guilty, or had a civil judgment rendered against them in connection with: obtaining, attempting to obtain, or performing a public (federal, state or local) transaction or contract under a public transaction; a violation of federal or state antitrust statutes; fraud; embezzlement; theft; forgery; bribery; falsification or destruction of records; making false statements; or receiving stolen property;
are not presently indicted for, or criminally or civilly charged by, a governmental entity (federal, state or local) with committing any ofthe offenses set forth in clause B.2.b. of this Section V;
have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, had one or more public transactions (federal, state or local) terminated for cause or default; and
have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted, adjudged guilty, or found liable in a civil proceeding, or in any criminal or civil action, including actions concerning environmental violations, instituted by the City or by the federal government, any state, or any other unit of local government.

3. The certifications in subparts 3, 4 and 5. concern:
the Disclosing Party;
any "Contractor" (meaning any contractor or subcontractor used by the Disclosing Party in connection with the Matter, including but not limited to all persons or legal entities disclosed under Section IV, "Disclosure of Subcontractors and Other Retained Parties");
any "Affiliated Entity" (meaning a person or entity that, directly or indirectly: controls the Disclosing Party, is controlled by the Disclosing Party, or is, with the Disclosing Party, under common control of another person or entity. Indicia of control include, without limitation: interlocking management or ownership; identity of interests among family members, shared facilities and equipment; common use of employees; or organization of a business entity following the ineligibility of a business entity to do business with federal or state or local government, including the City, using substantially the same management, ownership, or principals as the ineligible entity); with respect to Contractors, the term Affiliated Entity means a person or entity that directly or indirectly controls the Contractor, is controlled by it, or, with the Contractor, is under common control of another person or entity;
any responsible official of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity or any other official, agent or employee ofthe Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity, acting pursuant to the direction or authorization of a responsible official ofthe Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity (collectively "Agents").


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Neither the Disclosing Party, nor any Contractor, nor any Affiliated Entity of either the Disclosing Party or any Contractor nor any Agents have, during the five years before the date this EDS is signed, or, with respect to a Contractor, an Affiliated Entity, or an Affiliated Entity of a Contractor during the five years before the date ofsuch Contractor's or Affiliated Entity's contract or engagement in connection with the Matter:
bribed or attempted to bribe, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of bribery or attempting to bribe, a public officer or employee ofthe City, the State oflllinois, or any agency ofthe federal government or of any state or local government in the United States of America, in that officer's or employee's official capacity;
agreed or colluded with other bidders or prospective bidders, or been a party to any such agreement, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of agreement or collusion among bidders or prospective bidders, in restraint of freedom of competition by agreement to bid a fixed price or otherwise; or
made an admission ofsuch conduct described in a. or b. above that is a matter of record, but have not been prosecuted for such conduct; or
violated the provisions of Municipal Code Section 2-92-610 (Living Wage Ordinance).

Neither the Disclosing Party, Affiliated Entity or Contractor, or any of their employees, officials, agents or partners, is barred from contracting with any unit of state or local government as a result of engaging in or being convicted of (1) bid-rigging in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-3; (2) bid-rotating in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-4; or (3) any similar offense of any state or ofthe United States of America that contains the same elements as the offense of bid-rigging or bid-rotating.
Neither the Disclosing Party nor any Affiliated Entity is listed on any of the following lists maintained by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department ofthe Treasury or the Bureau of Industry and Security ofthe U.S. Department of Commerce or their successors: the Specially Designated Nationals List, the Denied Persons List, the Unverified List, the Entity List and the Debarred List.
The Disclosing Party understands and shall comply with the applicable requirements of Chapters 2-55 (Legislative Inspector General), 2-56 (Inspector General) and 2-156 (Governmental Ethics) ofthe Municipal Code.
If the Disclosing Party is unable to certify to any ofthe above statements in this Part B (Further Certifications), the Disclosing Party must explain below:
NONE






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If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.

8. To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all current employees ofthe Disclosing Party who were, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, an employee, or elected or appointed official, of the City of Chicago (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none"). NONE



9. To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all gifts that the Disclosing Party has given or caused to be given, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, to an employee, or elected or appointed official, of the City of Chicago. For purposes of this statement, a "gift" does not include: (i) anything made generally available to City employees or to the general public, or (ii) food or drink provided in the course of official City business and having a retail value of less than $20 per recipient (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none"). As to any gift listed below, please also list the name ofthe City recipient.
NONE


C. CERTIFICATION OF STATUS AS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
The Disclosing Party certifies that the Disclosing Party (check one)
[ ] is |X] is not
a "financial institution" as defined in Section 2-32-455(b) ofthe Municipal Code.
If the Disclosing Party IS a financial institution, then the Disclosing Party pledges:
"We are not and will not become a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 ofthe Municipal Code. We further pledge that none of our affiliates is, and none of them will become, a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code. We understand that becoming a predatory lender or becoming an affiliate of a predatory lender may result in the loss of the privilege of doing business with the City."

If the Disclosing Party is unable to make this pledge because it or any of its affiliates (as defined in Section 2-32-455(b) of the Municipal Code) is a predatory lender within the meaning of Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code, explain here (attach additional pages if necessary):
N/A



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If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.

D. CERTIFICATION REGARDING INTEREST IN CITY BUSINESS

Any words or terms that are defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code have the same meanings when used in this Part D.
In accordance with Section 2-156-110 of the Municipal Code: Does any official or employee of the City have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the Matter?
[ ] Yes fx! No

NOTE: Ifyou checked "Yes" to Item D.L, proceed to Items D.2. and D.3. Ifyou checked "No" to Item D.L, proceed to Part E.
Unless sold pursuant to a process of competitive bidding, or otherwise permitted, no City elected official or employee shall have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the purchase of any property that (i) belongs to the City, or (ii) is sold for taxes or assessments, or (iii) is sold by virtue of legal process at the suit ofthe City (collectively, "City Property Sale"). Compensation for property taken pursuant to the City's eminent domain power does not constitute a financial interest within the meaning of this Part D.

Does the Matter involve a City Property Sale?

[ ] Yes [ ] No
Ifyou checked "Yes" to Item D.L, provide the names and business addresses ofthe City officials or employees having such interest and identify the nature ofsuch interest:

Name Business Address Nature of Interest






4. The Disclosing Party further certifies that no prohibited financial interest in the Matter will be acquired by any City official or employee.

E. CERTIFICATION REGARDING SLAVERY ERA BUSINESS

Please check either J. or 2. below. If the Disclosing Party checks 2., the Disclosing Party must disclose below or in an attachment to this EDS all information required by paragraph 2. Failure to
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comply with these disclosure requirements may make any contract entered into with the City in connection with the Matter voidable by the City.

X 1. The Disclosing Party verifies that the Disclosing Party has searched any and all records of the Disclosing Party and any and all predecessor entities regarding records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies during the slavery era (including insurance policies issued to slaveholders that provided coverage for damage to or injury or death of their slaves), and the Disclosing Party has found no such records.

2. The Disclosing Party verifies that, as a result of conducting the search in step 1 above, the
Disclosing Party has found records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies. The Disclosing Party verifies that the following constitutes full disclosure of all such records, including the names of any and all slaves or slaveholders described in those records:






SECTION VI - CERTIFICATIONS FOR FEDERALLY FUNDED MATTERS

NOTE: If the Matter is federally funded, complete this Section VI. If the Matter is not federally funded, proceed to Section VII. For purposes of this Section VI, tax credits allocated by the City and proceeds of debt obligations of the City are not federal funding.

A. CERTIFICATION REGARDING LOBBYING

1. List below the names of all persons or entities registered under the federal Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 who have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter: (Add sheets if necessary):
N/A _



(If no explanation appears or begins on the lines above, or if the letters "NA" or if the word "None" appear, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party means that NO persons or entities registered under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter.)

2. The Disclosing Party has not spent and will not expend any federally appropriated funds to pay any person or entity listed in Paragraph A.l. above for his or her lobbying activities or to pay any person or entity to influence or attempt to influence an officer or employee of any agency, as defined by applicable federal law, a member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a member of Congress, in connection with the award of any federally funded contract, making any federally funded grant or loan, entering into any cooperative agreement, or to extend, continue, renew, amend, or modify any federally funded contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement.
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The Disclosing Party will submit an updated certification at the end of each calendar quarter in which there occurs any event that materially affects the accuracy ofthe statements and information set forth in paragraphs A.l. and A.2. above.
The Disclosing Party certifies that either: (i) it is not an organization described in section 501(c)(4) ofthe Internal Revenue Code of 1986; or (ii) it is an organization described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 but has not engaged and will not engage in "Lobbying Activities".
If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party must obtain certifications equal in form and substance to paragraphs A.l. through A.4. above from all subcontractors before it awards any subcontract and the Disclosing Party must maintain all such subcontractors' certifications for the duration ofthe Matter and must make such certifications promptly available to the City upon request.


B. CERTIFICATION REGARDING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

If the Matter is federally funded, federal regulations require the Applicant and all proposed subcontractors to submit the following information with their bids or in writing at the outset of negotiations.
Is the Disclosing Party the Applicant?
[ ] Yes , [ ] No
If "Yes," answer the three questions below:
Have you developed and do you have on file affirmative action programs pursuant to applicable federal regulations? (See 41 CFR Part 60-2.)
[ ] Yes [ ] No
Have you filed with the Joint Reporting Committee, the Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission all reports due under the applicable filing requirements?
[ ] Yes [ ] No
Have you participated in any previous contracts or subcontracts subject to the equal opportunity clause?
[ ] Yes [ ] No

Ifyou checked "No" to question J. or 2. above, please provide an explanation:




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SECTION VII -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, CONTRACT INCORPORATION, COMPLIANCE, PENALTIES, DISCLOSURE

The Disclosing Party understands and agrees that:
The certifications, disclosures, and acknowledgments contained in this EDS will become part of any contract or other agreement between the Applicant and the City in connection with the Matter, whether procurement, City assistance, or other City action, and are material inducements to the City's execution of any contract or taking other action with respect to the Matter. The Disclosing Party understands that it must comply with all statutes, ordinances, and regulations on which this EDS is based.
The City's Governmental Ethics and Campaign Financing Ordinances, Chapters 2-156 and 2-164 of the Municipal Code, impose certain duties and obligations on persons or entities seeking City contracts, work, business, or transactions. The full text of these ordinances and a training program is available on line at www.cityofchicago.org/Ethics , and may also be obtained from the City's Board of Ethics, 740 N.

Sedgwick St., Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 744-9660. The Disclosing Party must comply fully with the applicable ordinances.
If the City determines that any information provided in this EDS is false, incomplete or inaccurate, any contract or other agreement in connection with which it is submitted may be rescinded or be void or voidable, and the City may pursue any remedies under the contract or agreement (if not rescinded or void), at law, or in equity, including terminating the Disclosing Party's participation in the Matter and/or declining to allow the Disclosing Party to participate in other transactions with the City. Remedies at law for a false statement of material fact may include incarceration and an award to the City of treble damages.
It is the City's policy to make this document available to the public on its Internet site and/or upon request. Some or all of the information provided on this EDS and any attachments to this EDS may be made available to the public on the Internet, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, or otherwise. By completing and signing this EDS, the Disclosing Party waives and releases any possible rights or claims which it may have against the City in connection with the public release of information contained in this EDS and also authorizes the City to verify the accuracy of any information submitted in this EDS.

E. The information provided in this EDS must be kept current. In the event of changes, the Disclosing
Party must supplement this EDS up to the time the City takes action on the Matter. If the Matter is a
contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, the Disclosing Party must
update this EDS as the contract requires. NOTE: With respect to Matters subject to Article I of
Chapter 1-23 ofthe Municipal Code (imposing PERMANENT INELIGIBILITY for certain specified
offenses), the information provided herein regarding eligibility must be kept current for a longer period,
as required by Chapter 1-23 and Section 2-154-020 ofthe Municipal Code.

The Disclosing Party represents and warrants that:

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F.l. The Disclosing Party is not delinquent in the payment of any tax administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue, nor are the Disclosing Party or its Affiliated Entities delinquent in paying any fine, fee, tax or other charge owed to the City. This includes, but is not limited to, all water charges, sewer charges, license fees, parking tickets, property taxes or sales taxes.

F.2 If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party and its Affiliated Entities will not use, nor permit their subcontractors to use, any facility listed by the U.S. E.P.A. on the federal Excluded Parties List System ("EPLS") maintained by the U. S. General Services Administration.

F.3 If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party will obtain from any contractors/subcontractors hired or to be hired in connection with the Matter certifications equal in form and substance to those in F.l. and F.2. above and will not, without the prior written consent of the City, use any such contractor/subcontractor that does not provide such certifications or that the Disclosing Party has reason to believe has not provided or cannot provide truthful certifications.

NOTE: If the Disclosing Party cannot certify as to any ofthe items in F. 1., F.2. or F.3. above, an explanatory statement must be attached to this EDS.

CERTIFICATION

Under penalty of perjury, the person signing below: (I) warrants that he/she is authorized to execute this EDS and Appendix A (if applicable) on behalf of the Disclosing Party, and (2) warrants that all certifications and statements contained in this EDS and Appendix A (if applicable) are true, accurate and complete as of the date furnished to the City.
Wanxiang America Corporation (Print or type najng ofDJsclosing Party)

By:.
(Sign i*cre)

Lawrence J. Krueger
(Print or type name of person signing)

Authorized Signatory
(Print or type title of person signing)



CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX A



FAMILIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ELECTED CITY OFFICIALS AND DEPARTMENT HEADS


This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5 percent. It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.

Under Municipal Code Section 2-154-015, the Disclosing Party must disclose whether such Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently has a "familial relationship" with any elected city official or department head. A "familial relationship" exists if, as ofthe date this EDS is signed, the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof is related to the mayor, any alderman, the city clerk, the city treasurer or any city department head as spouse or domestic partner or as any ofthe following, whether by blood or adoption: parent, child, brother or sister, aunt or uncle, niece or nephew, grandparent, grandchild, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, stepfather or stepmother, stepson or stepdaughter, stepbrother or stepsister or half-brother or half-sister.

"Applicable Party" means (1) all executive officers ofthe Disclosing Party listed in Section Il.B.l.a., if the Disclosing Party is a corporation; all partners ofthe Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a general partnership; all general partners and limited partners ofthe Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited partnership; all managers, managing members and members ofthe Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited liability company; (2) all principal officers ofthe Disclosing Party; and (3) any person having more than a 7.5 percent ownership interest in die Disclosing Party. "Principal officers" means the president, chief operating officer, executive director, chief financial officer, treasurer or secretary of a legal entity or any person exercising similar authority.

Does the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently have a "familial relationship" with an elected city official or department head?

[ ] Yes [X] No

If yes, please identify below (1) the name and title of such person, (2) the name of the legal entity to which such person is connected; (3) the name and title of the elected city official or department head to whom such person has a familial relationship, and (4) the precise nature ofsuch familial relationship.










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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX B

BUILDING CODE SCOFFLAW/PROBLEM LANDLORD CERTIFICATION

This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5 percent (an "Owner"). It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.
Pursuant to Municipal Code Section 2-154-010, is the Applicant or any Owner identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord pursuant to Section 2-92-416 ofthe Municipal Code?

[ ] Yes |X ] No
If the Applicant is a legal entity publicly traded on any exchange, is any officer or director of the Applicant identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord pursuant to Section 2-92-416 ofthe Municipal Code?

[ ]Yes [ ]No EX ] Not Applicable


3. If yes to (1) or (2) above, please identify below the name of the person or legal entity
identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord and the address of the building or buildings to which the pertinent code violations apply.






FILLING OUT THIS APPENDIX B CONSTITUTES ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND AGREEMENT THAT THIS APPENDIX B IS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO, AND MADE A PART OF, THE ASSOCIATED EDS, AND THAT THE REPRESENTATIONS MADE IN THIS APPENDIX B ARE SUBJECT TO THE CERTIFICATION MADE UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY ON PAGE 12 OF THE ASSOCIATED EDS.

Wainxiang America Corporation
88 Airport Road, Elgin, Illinois 60123 TEL: 847-622-8838, FAX: 847-937-4838






June 1, 2017


City of Chicago 121 N. LaSalle St. Chicago, IL 60602
Attention: Department of Planning and Development


To Whom It May Concern,


I, Pin Ni, hereby confirm that Lawrence J. Krueger is and has been since November 2015 an authorized signatory of Wanxiang America Corporation for the purpose of executing Economic Disclosure Statements to the City of Chicago respecting property located at 2300 and 2331 S. Blue Island Avenue and 2400, 2500, and 2501S. Wood Street in Chicago, Illinois.



6/1/2017
Date
President
Wanxiang America Corporation







CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT

SECTION I - GENERAL INFORMATION
A. Legal name of the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS. Include d/b/a/ if applicable:
Wanxjang Group
Check ONE ofthe following three boxes:

Indicate whether the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is:
[ ] the Applicant
OR
|X] a legal entity holding a direct or indirect interest in the Applicant. State the legal name of the
Applicant in which the Disclosing Party holds an interest: Paulina North, LLC
OR
3. [ ] a legal entity with a right of control (see Section Il.B.l.) State the legal name of the entity in
which the Disclosing Party holds a right of control:
Business address of the Disclosing Party: Xiaoshan Economic and Technological Development Zone,
Hanzhou, Zhejiang Province, The People's Rebublic of China
Telephone: 847-921-7064 Fax: 847-931-4338 Email: lkrueger@wanxiang.com
Name of contact person: Lawrence J. Krueger
Federal Employer Identification No. (if you have one):
Brief description of contract, transaction or other undertaking (referred to below as the "Matter") to which this EDS pertains. (Include project number and location of property, if applicable):

Application for 6(b) property tax classification for 2300 and 2331 S. Blue Island Avenue
Which City agency or department is requesting this EDS? Department of Planning and Development

If the Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, please complete the following:

Specification # and Contract #



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SECTION II - DISCLOSURE OF OWNERSHIP INTERESTS A. NATURE OF THE DISCLOSING PARTY
Indicate the nature ofthe Disclosing Party:
[ ] Person [ ] Limited liability company
[ ] Publicly registered business corporation [ ] Limited liability partnership
[ ] Privately held business corporation [ ] Joint venture
[ ] Sole proprietorship [ ] Not-for-profit corporation
[ ] General partnership (Is the not-for-profit corporation also a 501 (c)(3))?
[ ] Limited partnership [ ] Yes [ ] No
[ ] Trust [X] Other (please specify)
Collective-Owned Enterprise of the People's Republic of China
For legal entities, the state (or foreign country) of incorporation or organization, if applicable: China

3. For legal entities not organized in the State oflllinois: Has the organization registered to do business in the State of Illinois as a foreign entity?

[ ] Yes (Xi No [ ] N/A

B. IF THE DISCLOSING PARTY IS A LEGAL ENTITY:

1. List below the full names and titles of all executive officers and all directors of the entity. NOTE: For not-for-profit corporations, also list below all members, if any, which are legal entities. If there are no such members, write "no members." For trusts, estates or other similar entities, list below the legal titleholder(s).
If the entity is a general partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership or joint venture, list below the name and title of each general partner, managing member, manager or any other person or entity that controls the day-to-day management of the Disclosing Party. NOTE: Each legal entity listed below must submit an EDS on its own behalf.

Name Title
Guanqiu Lu - Chairman
Pin Ni - Executive Vice President




2. Please provide the following information concerning each person or entity having a direct or indirect beneficial interest (including ownership) in excess of 7.5% of the Disclosing Party. Examples ofsuch an interest include shares in a corporation, partnership interest in a partnership or joint venture,

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interest of a member or manager in a limited liability company, or interest of a beneficiary of a trust, estate or other similar entity. If none, state "None." NOTE: Pursuant to Sectfon 2-154-030 of the Municipal Code of Chicago ("Municipal Code"), the City may require any such additional information from any applicant which is reasonably intended to achieve full disclosure.

Name Business Address Percentage Interest in the
Disclosing Party
Guanqiu Lu Xiaoshan Economic and Technological Development Zone 20%
Hanzhou, Zhejiang Province
Wanxiang Foundation Xiaoshan Economic and Technological Development Zone 80%
Hanzhou, Zhejiang Province

SECTION HI - BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS WITH CITY ELECTED OFFICIALS

Has the Disclosing Party had a "business relationship," as defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code, with any City elected official in the 12 months before the date this EDS is signed?

[ ] Yes rxl No

If yes, please identify below the name(s) ofsuch City elected official(s) and describe such relationship(s):




SECTION IV - DISCLOSURE OF SUBCONTRACTORS AND OTHER RETAINED PARTIES

The Disclosing Party must disclose the name and business address of each subcontractor, attorney, lobbyist, accountant, consultant and any other person or entity whom the Disclosing Party has retained or expects to retain in connection with the Matter, as well as the nature of the relationship, and the total amount ofthe fees paid or estimated to be paid. The Disclosing Party is not required to disclose employees who are paid solely through the Disclosing Party's regular payroll.

"Lobbyist" means any person or entity who undertakes to influence any legislative or administrative action on behalf of any person or entity other than: (1) a not-for-profit entity, on an unpaid basis, or (2) himself. "Lobbyist" also means any person or entity any part of whose duties as an employee of another includes undertaking to influence any legislative or administrative action.

If the Disclosing Party is uncertain whether a disclosure is required under this Section, the Disclosing Party must either ask the City whether disclosure is required or make the disclosure.





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Name (indicate whether Business retained or anticipated Address to be retained)
Relationship to Disclosing Party (subcontractor, attorney, lobbyist, etc.)
Fees (indicate whether paid or estimated.) NOTE: "hourly rate" or "t.b.d." is not an acceptable response.





(Add sheets if necessary)
[X] Check here if the Disclosing Party has not retained, nor expects to retain, any such persons or entities. SECTION V - CERTIFICATIONS
A. COURT-ORDERED CHILD SUPPORT COMPLIANCE
Under Municipal Code Section 2-92-415, substantial owners of business entities that contract with the City must remain in compliance with their child support obligations throughout the contract's term.

Has any person who directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the Disclosing Party been declared in arrearage on any child support obligations by any Illinois court of competent jurisdiction?

(X) No [ ] No person directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the
Disclosing Party.

If "Yes," has the person entered into a court-approved agreement for payment of all support owed and is the person in compliance with that agreement?

[] Yes

B. FURTHER CERTIFICATIONS

1. Pursuant to Municipal Code Chapter 1-23, Article I ("Article I")(which the Applicant should consult for defined terms (e.g., "doing business") and legal requirements), if the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is the Applicant and is doing business with the City, then the Disclosing Party certifies as follows: (i) neither the Applicant nor any controlling person is currently indicted or charged with, or has admitted guilt of, or has ever been convicted of, or placed under supervision for, any criminal offense involving actual, attempted, or conspiracy to commit bribery, theft, fraud, forgery, perjury, dishonesty or deceit against an officer or employee ofthe City or any sister agency; and (ii) the Applicant understands and acknowledges that compliance with Article I is a continuing requirement for doing business with the City. NOTE: If Article I applies to the Applicant, the permanent compliance timeframe in Article I supersedes some five-year compliance timeframes in certifications 2 and 3 below.


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2. The Disclosing Party and, if the Disclosing Party is a legal entity, all of those persons or entities identified in Section Il.B.l. of this EDS:
are not presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from any transactions by any federal, state or local unit of government;
have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted of a criminal offense, adjudged guilty, or had a civil judgment rendered against them in connection with: obtaining, attempting to obtain, or performing a public (federal, state or local) transaction or contract under a public transaction; a violation of federal or state antitrust statutes; fraud; embezzlement; theft; forgery; bribery; falsification or destruction of records; making false statements; or receiving stolen property;
are not presently indicted for, or criminally or civilly charged by, a governmental entity (federal, state or local) with committing any ofthe offenses set forth in clause B.2.b. of this Section V;
have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, had one or more public transactions (federal, state or local) terminated for cause or default; and
have not, within a five-year period preceding the date of this EDS, been convicted, adjudged guilty, or found liable in a civil proceeding, or in any criminal or civil action, including actions concerning environmental violations, instituted by the City or by the federal government, any state, or any other unit of local government.

3. The certifications in subparts 3, 4 and 5 concern:
the Disclosing Party;
any "Contractor" (meaning any contractor or subcontractor used by the Disclosing Party in connection with the Matter, including but not limited to all persons or legal entities disclosed under Section IV, "Disclosure of Subcontractors and Other Retained Parties");
any "Affiliated Entity" (meaning a person or entity that, directly or indirectly: controls the Disclosing Party, is controlled by the Disclosing Party, or is, with the Disclosing Party, under common control of another person or entity. Indicia of control include, without limitation: interlocking management or ownership; identity of interests among family members, shared facilities and equipment; common use of employees; or organization of a business entity following the ineligibility of a business entity to do business with federal or state or local government, including the City, using substantially the same management, ownership, or principals as the ineligible entity); with respect to Contractors, the term Affiliated Entity means a person or entity that directly or indirectly controls the Contractor, is controlled by it, or, with the Contractor, is under common control of another person or entity;
any responsible official ofthe Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity or any other official, agent or employee ofthe Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity, acting pursuant to the direction or authorization of a responsible official ofthe Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity (collectively "Agents").


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Neither the Disclosing Party, nor any Contractor, nor any Affiliated Entity of either the Disclosing Party or any'Contractor nor any Agents have, during the five years before the date this EDS is signed, or, with respect to a Contractor, an Affiliated Entity, or an Affiliated Entity of a Contractor during the five years before the date ofsuch Contractor's or Affiliated Entity's contract or engagement in connection with the Matter:
bribed or attempted to bribe, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of bribery or attempting to bribe, a public officer or employee of the City, the State oflllinois, or any agency of the federal government or of any state or local government in the United States of America, in that officer's or employee's official capacity;
agreed or colluded with other bidders or prospective bidders, or been a party to any such agreement, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of agreement or collusion among bidders or prospective bidders, in restraint of freedom of competition by agreement to bid a fixed price or otherwise; or
made an admission of such conduct described in a. or b. above that is a matter of record, but have not been prosecuted for such conduct; or
violated the provisions of Municipal Code Section 2-92-610 (Living Wage Ordinance).

Neither the Disclosing Party, Affiliated Entity or Contractor, or any of their employees, officials, agents or partners, is barred from contracting with any unit of state or local government as a result of engaging in or being convicted of (1) bid-rigging in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-3; (2) bid-rotating in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-4; or (3) any similar offense of any state or of the United States of America that contains the same elements as the offense of bid-rigging or bid-rotating.
Neither the Disclosing Party nor any Affiliated Entity is listed on any ofthe following lists maintained by the Office of Foreign Assets Control ofthe U.S. Department ofthe Treasury or the Bureau of Industry and Security of the U.S. Department of Commerce or their successors: the Specially Designated Nationals List, the Denied Persons List, the Unverified List, the Entity List and the Debarred List.
The Disclosing Party understands and shall comply with the applicable requirements of Chapters 2-55 (Legislative Inspector General), 2-56 (Inspector General) and 2-156 (Governmental Ethics) of the Municipal Code.
If the Disclosing Party is unable to certify to any of the above statements in this Part B (Further Certifications), the Disclosing Party must explain below:
NONE







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If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.

8. To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all current employees of the Disclosing Party who were, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, an employee, or elected or appointed official, of the City of Chicago (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none"). NONE



9. To the best ofthe Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a
complete list of all gifts that the Disclosing Party has given or caused to be given, at any time during the
12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, to an employee, or elected or appointed
official, of the City of Chicago. For purposes of this statement, a "gift" does not include: (i) anything
made generally available to City employees or to the general public, or (ii) food or drink provided in the
course of official City business and having a retail value of less than $20 per recipient (if none, indicate
with "N/A" or "none"). As to any gift listed below, please also list the name ofthe City recipient.
NONE .



C. CERTIFICATION OF STATUS AS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
The Disclosing Party certifies that the Disclosing Party (check one)
[ ] is |X] is not
a "financial institution" as defined in Section 2-32-455(b) of the Municipal Code.
If the Disclosing Party IS a financial institution, then the Disclosing Party pledges:

"We are not and will not become a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 ofthe Municipal Code. We further pledge that none of our affiliates is, and none of them will become, a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code. We understand that becoming a predatory lender or becoming an affiliate of a predatory lender may result in the loss of the privilege of doing business with the City."

If the Disclosing Party is unable to make this pledge because it or any of its affiliates (as defined in Section 2-32-455(b) of the Municipal Code) is a predatory lender within the meaning of Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code, explain here (attach additional pages if necessary):
N/A



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If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.

D. CERTIFICATION REGARDING INTEREST IN CITY BUSINESS

Any words or terms that are defined in Chapter 2-156 ofthe Municipal Code have the same meanings when used in this Part D.
In accordance with Section 2-156-110 ofthe Municipal Code: Does any official or employee ofthe City have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the Matter?
[ ] Yes 6_ No

NOTE: Ifyou checked "Yes" to Item D.L, proceed to Items D.2. and D.3. Ifyou checked "No" to Item D:l., proceed to Part E.
Unless sold pursuant to a process of competitive bidding, or otherwise permitted, no City elected official or employee shall have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the purchase of any property that (i) belongs to the City, or (ii) is. sold for taxes or assessments, or (iii) is sold by virtue of legal process at the suit ofthe City (collectively, "City Property Sale"). Compensation for property taken pursuant to the City's eminent domain power does not constitute a financial interest within the meaning of this Part D.

Does the Matter involve a City Property Sale?

[ ] Yes [ ] No
Ifyou checked "Yes" to Item D.L, provide the names and business addresses of the City officials or employees having such interest and identify the nature of such interest:

Name Business Address Nature of Interest






4. The Disclosing Party further certifies that no prohibited financial interest in the Matter will be acquired by any City official or employee.

E. CERTIFICATION REGARDING SLAVERY ERA BUSINESS

Please check either 1. or 2. below. If the Disclosing Party checks 2., the Disclosing Party must disclose below or in an attachment to this EDS all information required by paragraph 2. Failure to
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comply with these disclosure requirements may make any contract entered into with the City in connection with the Matter voidable by the City.

X 1. The Disclosing Party verifies that the Disclosing Party has searched any and all records of the Disclosing Party and any and all predecessor entities regarding records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies during the slavery era (including insurance policies issued to slaveholders that provided coverage for damage to or injury or death of their slaves), and the Disclosing Party has found no such records.

2. The Disclosing Party verifies that, as a result of conducting the search in step 1 above, the
Disclosing Party has found records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies. The Disclosing Party verifies that the following constitutes full disclosure of all such records, including the names of any and all slaves or slaveholders described in those records:






SECTION VI - CERTIFICATIONS FOR FEDERALLY FUNDED MATTERS

NOTE: If the Matter is federally funded, complete this Section VI. If the Matter is not federally funded, proceed to Section VII. For purposes of this Section VI, tax credits allocated by the City and proceeds of debt obligations of the City are not federal funding.

A. CERTIFICATION REGARDING LOBBYING

1. List below the names of all persons or entities registered under the federal Lobbying
Disclosure Act of 1995 who have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with
respect to the Matter: (Add sheets if necessary):
N/A



(If no explanation appears or begins on the lines above, or if the letters "NA" or if the word "None" appear, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party means that NO persons or entities registered under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter.)

2. The Disclosing Party has not spent and will not expend any federally appropriated funds to pay any person or entity listed in Paragraph A.l. above for his or her lobbying activities or to pay any person or entity to influence or attempt to influence an officer or employee of any agency, as defined by applicable federal law, a member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a member of Congress, in connection with the award of any federally funded contract, making any federally funded grant or loan, entering into any cooperative agreement, or to extend, continue, renew, amend, or modify any federally funded contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement.
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The Disclosing Party will submit an updated certification at the end of each calendar.qu3rt.er in which there occurs any event that materially affects the accuracy of the statements and information set forth in paragraphs A.l. and A.2. above.
The Disclosing Party certifies that either: (i) it is not an organization described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986; or (ii) it is an organization described in section 501(c)(4) ofthe Internal Revenue Code of 1986 but has not engaged and will not engage in "Lobbying Activities".
If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party must obtain certifications equal in form and substance to paragraphs A.l. through A.4. above from all subcontractors before it awards any subcontract and the Disclosing Party must maintain all such subcontractors' certifications for the duration of the Matter and must make such certifications promptly available to the City upon request.


B. CERTIFICATION REGARDING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

If the Matter is federally funded, federal regulations require the Applicant and all proposed subcontractors to submit the following information with their bids or in writing at the outset of negotiations.
Is the Disclosing Party the Applicant?
[ ] Yes [ ] No
If "Yes," answer the three questions below:
Have you developed and do you have on file affirmative action programs pursuant to applicable federal regulations? (See 41 CFR Part 60-2.)
[ ] Yes [ ] No
Have you filed with the Joint Reporting Committee, the Director ofthe Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission all reports due under the applicable filing requirements?
[ ] Yes [ ] No L
Have you participated in any previous contracts or subcontracts subject to the equal opportunity clause?
[ ] Yes [ ] No

If you checked "No" to question 1. or 2. above, please provide an explanation:




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SECTION VII -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, CONTRACT INCORPORATION, COMPLIANCE, PENALTIES, DISCLOSURE

The Disclosing Party understands and agrees that:
The certifications, disclosures, and acknowledgments contained in this EDS will become part of any contract or other agreement between the Applicant and the City in connection with the Matter, whether procurement, City assistance, or other City action, and are material inducements to the City's execution of any contract or taking other action with respect to the Matter. The Disclosing Party understands that it must comply with all statutes, ordinances, and regulations on which this EDS is based.
The City's Governmental Ethics and Campaign Financing Ordinances, Chapters 2-156 and 2-164 of the Municipal Code, impose certain duties and obligations on persons or entities seeking City contracts, work, business, or transactions. The full text of these ordinances and a training program is available on line at www.cityofchicago.org/Ethics , and may also be obtained from the City's Board of Ethics, 740 N.

Sedgwick St., Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 744-9660. The Disclosing Party must comply fully with the applicable ordinances.
If the City determines that any information provided in this EDS is false, incomplete or inaccurate, any contract or other agreement in connection with which it is submitted may be rescinded or be void or voidable, and the City may pursue any remedies under the contract or agreement (if not rescinded or void), at law, or in equity, including terminating the Disclosing Party's participation in the Matter and/or declining to allow the Disclosing Party to participate in other transactions with the City. Remedies at law for a false statement of material fact may include incarceration and an award to the City of treble damages.
It is the City's policy to make this document available to the public on its Internet site and/or upon request. Some or all of the information provided on this EDS and any attachments to this EDS may be made available to the public on the Internet, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, or otherwise. By completing and signing this EDS, the Disclosing Party waives and releases any possible rights or claims which it may have against the City in connection with the public release of information contained in this EDS and also authorizes the City to verify the accuracy of any information submitted in this EDS.

E. The information provided in this EDS must be kept current. In the event of changes, the Disclosing
Party must supplement this EDS up to the time the City takes action on the Matter. If the Matter is a
contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, the Disclosing Party must
update this EDS as the contract requires. NOTE: With respect to Matters subject to Article I of
Chapter 1-23 ofthe Municipal Code (imposing PERMANENT INELIGIBILITY for certain specified
offenses), the information provided herein regarding eligibility must be kept current for a longer period,
as required by Chapter 1-23 and Section 2-154-020 of the Municipal Code.

The Disclosing Party represents and warrants that:

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F.l. The Disclosing Party is not delinquent in the Department of Revenue, nor are the Disclosing Party or fine, fee, tax or other charge owed to the City. This inc sewer charges, license fees, parking tickets, property

F.2 If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the use, nor permit their subcontractors to use, any facility li Parties List System ("EPLS") maintained by the U. S. G
or i

F.3 If the Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disci contractors/subcontractors hired or to be hired in form and substance to those in F.l. and F.2. above and w City, use any such contractor/subcontractor that does not Disclosing Party has reason to believe has not provided

NOTE: If the Disclosing Party cannot certify as to any o explanatory statement niust be attached to this EDS.

CERTIFICATION

Under penalty of perjury, the person signing below: (1) this EDS and Appendix A (if applicable) on behalf of th^ certifications and statements contained in this EDS and and complete as of the date furnished to the City.

Wanxiang Group
(Print or type name of Disclosing Party) By:
(Sign here)
Pin Ni
(Print or type name of person signing)

Executive Vice President
(Print or type title of person signing)
OFFICIAL SEAL KIMBERLY SCHRAMER NOTARY PUBLIC - STATE OF ILLINOIS MY COMMISSION EXPIRES:10/21/18
,J^lllWi^ (state).


Signed and sworn to before at County,

Notary Pul
Commission expires: J Q J/ J^} -
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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX A



FAMILIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ELECTED CITY OFFICIALS AND DEPARTMENT HEADS


This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5 percent. It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.

Under Municipal Code Section 2-154-015, the Disclosing Party must disclose whether such Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently has a "familial relationship" with any elected city official or department head. A "familial relationship" exists if, as of the date this EDS is signed, the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof is related to the mayor, any alderman, the city clerk, the city treasurer or any city department head as spouse or domestic partner or as any ofthe following, whether by blood or adoption: parent, child, brother or sister, aunt or uncle, niece or nephew, grandparent, grandchild, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, stepfather or stepmother, stepson or stepdaughter, stepbrother or stepsister or half-brother or half-sister.

"Applicable Party" means (1) all executive officers ofthe Disclosing Party listed in Section U.B. l.a., if the Disclosing Party is a corporation; all partners ofthe Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a general partnership; all general partners and limited partners of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited partnership; all managers, managing members and members ofthe Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited liability company; (2) all principal officers ofthe Disclosing Party; and (3) any person having more than a 7.5 percent ownership interest in the Disclosing Party. "Principal officers" means the president, chief operating officer, executive director, chief financial officer, treasurer or secretary of a legal entity or any person exercising similar authority.

Does the Disclosing Party or any-"Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently have a "familial relationship" with an elected city official or department head?

[ ] Yes LX] No
If yes, please identify below (1) the name and title of such person, (2) the name ofthe legal entity to which such person is connected; (3) the name and title ofthe elected city official or department head to whom such person has a familial relationship, and (4) the precise nature ofsuch familial relationship.










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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX B

BUILDING CODE SCOFFLAW/PROBLEM LANDLORD CERTIFICATION

This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5 percent (an "Owner"). It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.
Pursuant to Municipal Code Section 2-154-010, is the Applicant or any Owner identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord pursuant to Section 2-92-416 of the Municipal Code?

[ ]Yes Lx]No
If the Applicant is a legal entity publicly traded on any exchange, is any officer or director of the Applicant identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord pursuant to Section 2-92-416 ofthe Municipal Code?

[ ]Yes [ ]No [X ] Not Applicable


3. If yes to (1) or (2) above, please identify below the name of the person or legal entity
identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord and the address of the building or buildings to which the pertinent code violations apply.






FILLING OUT THIS APPENDIX B CONSTITUTES ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND AGREEMENT THAT THIS APPENDIX B IS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO, AND MADE A PART OF, THE ASSOCIATED EDS, AND THAT THE REPRESENTATIONS MADE IN THIS APPENDIX B ARE SUBJECT TO THE CERTIFICATION MADE UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY ON PAGE 12 OF THE ASSOCIATED EDS.

CITY OF CHICAGO ECOr^b^nGP^ STATEMENT
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SECTION; I — GE^ERAC tNFjfjR
A. Legal Tiarrie of the bjs.cjbMnift'drtjf: subrrdttmg't^ d/b/a/ if applicable:
Waflxiang Foundation. .

CHeek ONE, of theToilpvYing tjirfee- ftpXci::

Indicate whether the Disclosing j?^rty;,surj;nil isi I. [ .] the Applicant.
OR . _
X M > Je^al ei\t^ o#.Uie.
Applicant in* which; uS'gp.Csi^ ¦ -
or ' ¦' ^ '4 "V " \, '. [. \ "' ..."
i: [3 'a ^gaj 'epti|ywit^
which tfte?P^s£fpsm&^^ . ':i.J'::\ . •

;%. Business.addips^ qf Jfi^ X^^l^^^.'J^ajj^- ^Mbsifa^^^
*i|^zhb^Zrie}ia^ The. Pedple'g.Repubtic of China-'
Telephohc: 847-921-7064~, f S^M7'^Li4ii% r .'^Etn'atr:: Ucf_eger@
Name Of contact pefspu\ ^^i'^tf UKryi^t
Federal Employer Identification."^
Brief description of .cphtf a"c\ rfan'sa'cdpn to below, as th'e "Matter11)1 to
which this EDS pertains. (Ineiu.de project; nu^^^

Application'for 6(b) property tax^classificatlon f6r.230'Qand 2331 S Blue Island Avenue, Chicago, IL

G. Which City agency or department is-requesting .this EDS?Departrnent of Planning and Develpment

If the Matter is a contract bemghandledVby'thc City's Department of Procurement Services, please complete the following-:

Specification U and Contract^



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SECTION II -- DISCLOSURE OF OWNERSHIP INTERESTS**
"ALL STATE.M ENTS, CERTI FIGiVTJ ONS,. RJEPRES.t^ATlONS'ANP b;tejL.OSUMS ^CADEJIEREIN ARE BASED UPON REASONABLE INQUIRY AND MADE TO THE BEST KNOWLEDGE OF fllE.uNDERSlGNEl).
A. NATURE OF THE DISCLOSING PARTY'
Indicate the nature Of the Disclosing Parry:
[ ] Person ^ f): L frhi{ed!. 1 fal>i 1 i by company
[ j Publicly registered businessP J Lim^
['] Privately held! business: tofpdratibn- [• j J6\nlypnitif[j Sole proprietorship [_. ] NQt^ibr-prpfi
[ ] General partnership (Ts- th>n^^ also a 501(c)(3))?.
[} Limited parrtiersbip.-- I' J Ye^:". ~; :[ ] Nb'
[1 Trust: : |c] Otjibf./piease specify) _
;Cbllectiyl^ i ha
For legal entities,* tffe-; sjtate tor/rrjre'ign'it$hif$) ;6^fnfe.0rpbWfi0JT.-<3r.ofgaiuzStiori, ifappjicable::
People's Republic of China- . -: -v
3 For legal;ehu'ttes;-dpt b ^ff.^£}^rjoJj|^E^&'jiKi^^rg^«-i'zi*«0.rt- ffegis'tbrt|4.ta d'ri,
business m the'g^^ * " "

2 & K

B. IFTHED^SCL^

1. List below th^eull _am ofthe entity.
NOTE: Fo^not-fqr-pr^ entities: j$>
thercare no $uch me)pbersy wrlts'1'^^'^ entities, list below
the legal titlehdlder(s).
If the. entity is a gtindr0i^parth^'}h'i^-p.limits partnershipV fimited'liability company,, limited liability
partnership or joint venture, list beb"v#. ?K$ftafrL^aad titl$-pf-eacitg„srfl> partner:, managing member,
manager or any other perspn or1 entity maEeouW the Disclosing Party.
NOTE: Each legal efliiity' lre'tea*.tnu^sftfcmtt £n#E&ofofa-behal£

Name Title
Guanqiu Lu - Chairman
Pin Ni - Director




2. Please provide the following information concerning each person or entity having a direct or indirect beneficial interest (including; ownership) in excess of 7.5% of the Disclosing Party. Examples ofsuch an interest include shares in a. corporation, partnership interest in a partnership or joint venture,

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interest of a member or manager in a limited liability company, or interest of a beneficiary of a trust, estate or other similar entity. If none, state "None." NOTE: Pursuant to Section 2-154-030 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago ("Municipal Code"), the City may require any such additional information from any applicant which is reasonably intended to achieve full disclosure.

Name Business Address Percentage Interest in the
Disclosing Party

Guanqiu Lu Xiaoshan Economic and Technological Development Zone 80%
Hanzhou, Zhejiang Province



SECTION III - BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS WITH CITY ELECTED OFFICIALS
"ALL STATEMENTS, CERTIFICATIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCLOSURES MADE HEREIN ARE BASED UPON REASONABLE INQUIRY AND MADE TO THE BEST KNOWLEDGE OF THE UNDERSIGNED
Has the Disclosing Party had a "business relationship," as defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code, with any City elected official in the 12 months before the date this EDS is signed?

[ ] Yes &C] No

If yes, please identify below the name(s) of such City elected official(s) and describe such relationship(s):




SECTION IV - DISCLOSURE OF SUBCONTRACTORS AND OTHER RETAINED PARTIES**
"ALL STATEMENTS, CERTIFICATIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCLOSURES MADE HEREIN ARE BASED UPON REASONABLE INQUIRY AND MADE TO THE BEST KNOWLEDGE OF THE UNDERSIGNED
The Disclosing Party must disclose the name and business address of each subcontractor, attorney, lobbyist, accountant, consultant and any other person or entity whom the Disclosing Party has retained or expects to retain in connection with the Matter, as well as the nature of the relationship, and the total amount of the fees paid or estimated to be paid. The Disclosing Party is not required to disclose employees who are paid solely through the Disclosing Party's regular payroll.

"Lobbyist" means any person or entity who undertakes to influence any legislative or administrative action on behalf of any person or entity other than: (1) a not-for-profit entity, on an unpaid basis, or (2) himself. "Lobbyist" also means any person or entity any part of whose duties as an employee of another includes undertaking to influence any legislative or administrative action.

If the Disclosing Party is uncertain whether a disclosure is required under this Section, the Disclosing Party must either ask the City whether disclosure is required or make the disclosure.





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r^ame (indicate whether Business Reiatibnship. to Disclosing Party Fees (indicate whether,
retained.or anticipated: Address. < (sVbcp'ntia.ctor, attorney; ipaid or estimated;} MOTE:
to be retained) lobbyi'sr, etc,) "hourly Tate" or "t.b.d." is
not an acceptable response.





( Add sheets if necessary). .'M Checkhere If theDis^
SECTION V — G E R T, IF J 0 A?TI 0 y .• —¦
toTHEiB^sj1 knowuuj.geoftheundi^si6ned.*-* ; '* .-VI A-.1' -
COURT-GRDERE©^

Under MiinieipalC .theCjty jnust remaitLuirCQ^^
l^a$any; per^oh wbp d/irjee'tiy^ .arrearage. on-My chil^

.[ ] Yes Mi{•I'^]F/^fei*}^|tfjrr'1C!f ^


If "Yes,", has die person ^ is' the pers^

I I Yes []No
FURTHER CERTIFICATIONS

1. Pursuant to Municipal CodeChVpter .lj-^2_3? Article i ("^rticlel^)(which the Applicant should consult for defined terms (e.g.,-"doing business'^) '&&i$^\'xt^&^tp$)-K.ifithfr Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is theApplicant and is doing business wifb the City, then the Disclosing Party certifies as follows: (i) neither the Applicant nor any cpru^olling person is currently indicted or charged with, or has admitted guilt of, or has ever been convicted of, or placed'under supervision for, any criminal offense involving actual, attempted, or conspiracy to-c.ommif bribery,, theft; fraud, Forgery, perjury, dishonesty or deceit against an .officer or employee ofthe City or any sister agency; and (ii) the Applicant understands arid acknowledges, matcompliance with Article;.! is a continuing requirement for doing business with the City. NOTE: If Article Fapplies to the Applicant, the permanent compliance timeframe in Article I supersedes some five-year compliance timeframes in certifications 2- and 3 beiow.


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2. The Disclosing Party and\, If 'the 'Disclosing Patty js, a iegaL entity, all of those persons or entities'-
ideiitifiedin. Section .11.3. 1. ofthis EDS:

a, are hot-presently-deljarred^aspeijde'd^ proposed f6r;debarniertt,.;declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from any transactions by any-fede'raiy state

b'.= liave'no.t5-.wipjii^ convicted of acri'rai'nAl
¦offense.;- adjudgfc.d gdilryj p;r ha:d a ciyil.^ obtaining, aUeinpting ^
contract-undef%;publi,G ;teansac.tf^ pi> stpWantitrust sfawtCs; fraudV
enibe^ziemenn theftf^ false statements; of receivm

c, are not presently indiictedu^ bjys a goyerphientol.entity (fedcrali,
state; of lo.C^i)'with comrai
d. hav^e not, wjthih .a: ;f^i^^i^c^^j^i^^^SS^ narj) one-br,.mpre^ubjic;:
transactiohs (fedejiai/i&^
. Y t< -A, . .¦¦
c., have frot, Within;.a;^ guUty, Pf found .iia^Iefo eq.rieejfa^^
js'tate^j;;*!^
3, The certificatibp;^in
tl\e Disclosing Party;;
any.*rContractpr".(rneariing
connection with the Matter,.in^luding\r^u).^p^ SefctiPri IV, "Disclosure of Sufehtfractpfe
any "Affiliated Entity".(nteapiiife:.bh't^t^|y•t|ia^^^tee4y$*'indirectly? controls the
Disclosing Party, is controlled, by the D^sctosMng ^ Parry; under
common control of another .person ^r;»jjfityi.V IndrC'tipfepn^
interlocking management or ownejrsfep; |defttit^ members, shared facilities
and equipment; common" use of employee's; o^^ the
ineligibility of a busjness entity to dp business 'w^ith5federal pf"state of local government, including
the City, using substantially the sarhe^ana^^ of principals as the ineligible entity);
with respect to Contractors, the term Affiliated Entity mearis a person or entity that directly or indirectly controls the Contractor, is controlled by it, or, with, the Contractor, is.under common control of another person or entity;.
any responsible official of the Disciosing-Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity or any other official, agent of employee of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity, acting pursuant to the direction/or autliprizatioh.of a responsible, official ofthe Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity (collectively "Agents").


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Neither the-pisclosirig Party, nor any 'Gonrtactofj; nptfariy A ffiiiated^Bhtity of •either the Disclosing Party
or any Contractor nor any Agents have, during the fivB'-yearS'BWqre'the date .this EDS,is signed,, or,, with
respect to a. Contractor( an A ffiliatecfvEnd Entity of a Contractor during The five .years
before the date of such Contractor's Or Affiliated Enftty>£ontract or engagemeint-iri connection'with the Matter:.

a', bribed or attempted to bribe, or been;xpiiyicte'rl.dr' adjudged guilty of bri.befy Of'attempting to
bribe', a public Officer or empidyee pf t^ej City^tft& S^fe. pf Illthois, or any agency 6£ the federal'
government or of -aay'state pi ltfcaPgpyemfa^ States6f Arneiicai m 'that'offlceVf.--
of em^lpyeeVpfficiai capacity;,

,b. agreed prcp^
agreement, or-been conyiC^
;p'rtfsper;tiye bidd?F$,-i'4If s$!$!ft'QfcfHe3g*iii6jPl0j^etijtibtt p^:agteenj.eyit;tp^b^d)q¦"^Ked:p.^cfep^"'.
bmprwise; pr " .'* *

» c: made aft admission ;qf^c^#iif|St^.j3^tib>^^ 'GfXe'^^'btit/. •Jjatftf nofbeea .pp6sefc^te^^.^w%- etfn^'dt} 'ftr;'

d. violated' the p.rovismni^f M'un^ Sle&ion i^i^^^iviftg;»^8g6 6fdinante>.» -

•••4S ^either m?D^ a^e'ntsvof ^ veBgag>g:5«,0i'-b>i^
yiQlatipn.df 720 ILC$ ^E^p^^ -America that eontains the'sarite^e^^

:5. 'Neither the Disclosing
•maintained, by the O ffice qjf' F/6'reign^ on the '•
.Bureau' of Industry.and Security o^the l)$V$j$P^ tbel^succ^ss'Oi^^the-'SpcciaUy
Designated Nationals List, the Denied Perspus Li's^ Entity List and the
Debarred List.
The Disclosing Party understand$.jaui^ requirements of Chapters
2-55 (Legislative Inspector Gene fall. 2.^;6V(^ 2rl6',6'(Governmental Ethics) ofthe-
Municipal Code.
If the Disclosing Party isvuhab.le to certify to any pf the above statements, in this Part B (Further Certifications), the Disclosing Party must explain.below:
None






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If ihe letters "NA," the•w0rd;."N0ne:/'' or. rid response,appears on. the^ lines above, itwili be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.

8'. To the best of the Disclosing P^rtyknowledge,after .reasonable ihqttiifyc>.'.the;following is: a ; complete list of all current employees of thei Disclosing: Barry whd we're, at .any timeduring the \ 2-month period,preqe^^ngJthQ¦execut^bn.'da't^,^this;EDS,- arv employee, dr elected orappointed official,. of the 'City bf 'Chicago (if npneiindicate¦wi^"%^"'bt.'"abn'e?,)l,
None „• .



9: To the best: pf^e-Discipsin^ reasonable;inquiry;,thg. following is. a
complete; list of all gifts that thei Dj&Glp^ing'fo^^ at any tirrje.,during'the.
12-month period preceding: the execuribn fasite bf ti^is ETjS\ toa.n emplb^eei/pc elected of "appointed
official, of the City Of Chi'ca$0-. For pUj^'ds.^ made;genefally- avai,iabl.&io Gify'etthi^ _j^^^a^J^^^fe^^p3&;-J^i>.food "oi drifijc provjde.d:in. the
¦course of official City business:'^
with '"N/A" pf "npne"),. As'td any gtfi U$te;d1 belqv?,' pleas^als#|j% ^
None '. . ' ' ' :: " ""'J. '



vC.vGERTlFICATION'Q^
1; The Disclosing ftifTy/'cer^
[] is ;|xlisbo>
a "financial institution" as defined* irtSelption. !z42^55(j$:itf? tl&M'unicip.aXC^dev
2. If .the Disclosing Party IS; at&ia^iai'ijpstit^tioiiv th'e.b rbeDisclosing Party pledges':
"We are'not and will not become a pfedatqryjend.er'as 'ji.elfnfcd;in•.Chapjer<2-32 of the .Municipal. Code. We further pledge that none pf our affiliates is,, arid ndnevpf them will become, a predatory lender as defined in Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code. We understand that becoming a predatory lender or becoming an affiliate of a predatory lender may result in the loss of the privilege pf doing business with the City."

If the Disclosing Party is Unable to make this pledge because it.or any of its affiliates (as defined in Section 2-32-455(b) ofthe Municipal Code) is a predatory lender within the meaning of Chapter 2-32 of the Municipal Code, explain here (attach additional pages if necessary):
N/A



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If the.letters "N A," the word "None,'' or nq.respprise appears.oh the fines above,.-it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing. P^'riy t^ejftifjed to the'above statements.'

D\. CERTIFICATION REGARDING- INTEREST IN'CIT.Y BUSINESS

. Any words, or terms' that are defined; in Chapter-2c;iS6/b.!f thfe. ]^^'|>'aTjPpd^. have the .same meanings when nised in< this 'SattTi):

.1. In accordance with Section 2~^ employee'
of the. City have- a financial interest in itosnri he^owtf in^thVuairie of ;any other'ijersbtt .'or'
•entity inJheMauer?
ijYcs ;|c].Nb>

N9TE: Jfypu checked'"?^ tbtftepi t>^pvm^^^^sMM^^^r Tffyoa checked ''No
:iim-$A\ j?to)ige&x&&w'&' " ' ;'"""" w "* "
2: Unless sold purs.uanfj,tp; ap^rp no Gity
¦elected official or empldyee^ball' have>a 'f^^6)^^^^ji^^r hit .aWfcft&me pr,i"n .thfenajneyipr".
»a£y other person or eht'ity'itt we;pufch^e ar^gfb^^ fjiMs fffi"
• fpr taxes p'r/ssessroe
'^riy;I'ro^erty Sate'% ^ $$$$$
ddes'npt eonsu'futeva financial 1 ' ' "

Woes the Matter involve a'£ift$^.^'j$($»'

[JYes [,]%

;3. Ifyou checked "Yes" to Item D'L, prov^ the City
officials or employees having such fattestraiid^eiiit}'fy ftj$'nafa^$f su;cfc interest:

Name Busihess Address;, ^awrebf Interest





4. The Disclosing Party further certifies that ho .prp.hibite'd .financial interest in. the Matter will be acquired by any City official or employee.

E. CERTIFICATION REGARDING SLAVERY ERA BUSINESS

Please check cither 1. or 2. below. If the Disclosing Party checks 2., the Disclosing Party must disclose below or in an attachment to this EDS all information required by paragraph 2. Failure to
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comply with these disclosure requ'uWne'nts rriaywakeiahy-contnidt entered: into with the City'in. connection with the Matter voidable, by the City-.

X 1: The Disclosing Party vc.rifi e's-.tHa.it 'the)D'jseldsjngParty/has searchedjany and all-records pf. the Disclosing Party and any and all pre)de^e^pr;.Qni°i^- regarding jfe'eofd.s Of investments/ of profits-from slavery or slaveholder insurance-pon^^^ issued;ro slaveholder$ thaVprovided'toY^ the; DisclosingParty has found ho suGh. recOi'ds^ " '

2, The Disclosing Party^ scareliiiii step 1 above, the
Disclosing Party has found fecofdspT
ipplicies; T)te Disclosing:Party yisfifie^ tJftiaf &^^f^ic>y^ingppr^sd^utfis ftjl.Ljdi$clpsur6 of alTiii.ch-.'
«records, including thenanl?s/ of any arili allSrfay&tib ^(a^^biae^$1leW^'fii'eiI• in those records'^
¦• ' ' • - ••'-.'•«• •• • • - •,• •• - . .¦¦¦•»





SECTION VI r- CERTIFIC^
"AU.STAT&vtEOTS,eEOT^^
TlfEBE^Kiyb.WLEbGE OF THE UNDERSIGNED ' c \. fj' ,- V '. ' }J " ''. ;r " \\' V ; .t"
j^OTE;: If tb> IYIatter,i^ ^$tgir\£k: '$^tj^^ijij[^h^i}^
ifubded;spt'o^eed tb S^tiph Vljl, ''^tftfp)^^
^aridproceeds-pfde '" 'y'
,A, CERTIFICATION timA1miti®hQ&i0$ >
1. List below the names pf ail person^
Disclosure Act of 1995 who have mar4C lbpb$ng/sp$^ Party with
respect to the Matter (Add sheets if necessary):-" "
"n/a ' '*/".' ,r'



(If nO explanation appears or begins oii the iines',ab6ye^vpr/'ff tire letters "NA "-or if the word "None" appear, it will be conclusively presumed that the DJsclpsing.Party. meansthat NO persons or entities registered under the Lobbying Disclosure Ace of 1995' have made lobbying contacts oh behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter.)

2. The Disclosing Party has not spentand will riot expend any federally appropriated funds to pay any person or entity listed, in Paragraph A.l. above for his or her lobbying activities or ro pay any person Or entity to influence or attempt to influence an officer or employee of any agency, as defined by applicable federal law, a member of Congress,, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a member of Congress, in connection with the award of any federally funded contract, making any federally funded gram or loan, entering into any cooperative agreement, or to extend, continue, renew, amend, or modify any federally funded contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement.
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3. The Disclosing Party will submit ah ¦updated certification at the end of each calendar quarter in which there-occurs any event tfrat uiaferjiMjy affects theaccuracy ;of the/Statements; and^fqrrnatiqnisct forth in paragraphs Ail. and A.2.- above.,

4., The Disclosing Patty certifies th?^ organization:, described in section
5QT(c:)(4) of the Internal. ReVenue: Gpdie of i£86; . 5'0i.(G)(4)pf me Tnternal-Rtveri
Activities". ' •

"5;. if. the Disclosing. P)l^ fprnv&id subsf^ subcpnlract and the J3iscjps[^^ durafipn of the. Matter and.m^

: C5RTIF IGAT.IQ.N RE^RD^r^u^^ Tf;|ae'.Matter. is ft
subebntjacipr-s ;to •subrmf the follow'^ bli^^pf'
flego.ti'atipns'. ' '* * ' " • ' *

i|st^^i)i^c}Psmg Par^the. hppi&fyif'



¦if '*Yes," answer the three quesn'ons1 befc^w?'1

1. Have you developed and do-ypp' hivebit ftle ^fft^^ applicable
federal regulations? (See 41 CFRP^rt 6p44
[] Yes . [] No

2: Have you filed with the. Joint RepoMing.CqmmU Office pf Federal
Contract Compliance Prograiris/ortb^ due-under the applicable filing requirements?
[]Ycs [JNp

3. Have you participated in any previous contracts or subcontracts subject to the equal opportunity clause?
[ ] Yes [ ] No

Ifyou checked "No" to question 1, br 2. above, please provide an explanation:




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SECTION VII - A C KNGW LEDGMENTS,CONTRAGT. INCORPORATION, ** COMPLIANCE, PENALTIES;DISCLOSURE
"AU. STATEMENTS, CERTIFICATIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND blSCi:bsURF,S 'NIADFvflEKEJN ARE BASED VEON REASONABLE INQUIRY AND MADK TO THE BEST KNOWLEDGE pETllE UNDERSIGNED .'"'""'
The Disclosing Party understands

A. .the: c.ertiificatiQns,;disclp heqome paft oEariy
contract dtotne^^ weAbpifc^n%'n;^ prpcur"erricnt,;City assistance^ or other;<^y'acti6^
of any contract or taking other action y/itlVresp;e;c.^ Parly-understands that-
it must cpmpJy-With. aU $ta;futes; prdiriancies,, ^n^[*j&f^Dn^s^n.^Srylu^Br^ti%;£]qi^ i^paied.

B; -Tlie.Qity^'Gpyemmen.tai^ and Car^ 6A pf
the iMurticipai Cpde; •impp.se/certaiin d,uiijj&#i^
• work, business, of traiisactip.n§v The,,fulV^ ay^lable;pn
line :at,w\v-:citYofchicago.org7Ethics. and may:ai$o>D"e^ BoardtffEthiCSj 740. N:
Sedgwick St., Suite 500, Chicago, Til ^Qfi;V&-^^^|^^,.^b"£;i^i$xl0^i^ mjjiSI? cprrfply fiiiiy
•wjjbVuVappUeable ofdihfcneVsV " f

C. ifthe^Guy det^ vany^cppttacf or duief^greem^
yjm^abl^ ,
•at-taw'; cr% ^^fi-$^tj^gt$M«l$f^ ^declinihi "td. al(gw*tb,e Disclpsiflg.p^^^ j^n'eia.ieC'at: la\vj for a false statement of material1^
damages. 1"""'' Y~ "
•D. It is the City's policy to rasJke. $is^4ocun^
Wqueat Some or all ofthe informa;tib&p>pVW^ be
made available to the public on the Internet, in tespphse^ or
otherwise,, By completing and '5igning:^'s'JBD'§; jtfi^J^s61d$j«l|''Pa'r1y. tyaly^ aftd 'release's any possible
rights.or claims which it may: b.ave. against thecCUy ^ of inforrhatipn
contained in this EDS and also author izesfthe.Gib/'f&ytarifytoetfecuracy df any information''-submitted in this EDS.

E, The information provided in this EDS must be kept current In the event of changes, the Disclosing Party must supplement this EDS up to the timethe" City^ t^Ws actipfi bri the Matter. If the Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Dcpartmcnt of Procurement Services; the Disclosing Party must update (his EDS as the contract requires. NOTE: With respect to Matters subject to Article I of Chapter 1-23 ofthe Municipal Code (imposing PERMANENT INELIGIBILITY lor certain specified offenses), the information provided herein regarding eligibility must be kept current for a longer period, as required by Chapter 1-23 and Section 2-154-020 of the Municipal Code.

The Disclosing Party represents and warrants that:

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F.I. The Disclosing Party is. not delinquent in. the payment of any tax administered by the Illinois DepaftrpenL of Revenue, nor are the Disclosing Party or its.Affiliated -Entities 'delinquent in paying, any fine, fee, tax or other charge owed to the City." This includes, but-is-^^riot.iimifed to, airwater charges, sewer Charges, license fees, parking tickets, prppeftyv' taxes. or 'sale'svta

F.2-' :If the Disclosing Party is the Applicantj th^DisClpsing P
use;.'ndr permit their subcontractors to. us& .auy^facilj^ federal Excluded
Parties; List System ("EPLS") maintained by tlu;^

F.3 If the Disclosing Party isthe; Applicant,!^ any • Contractors/subcontr;actors hired', or tO;be hired jn;.,c.dnnectr9n)wiU^ die-Matter.c"§rtific^ form ahd; substance to those in FVL analR;.2: aboV^^ Gityy use any such contraGtor/subcontractQr:-that do'es^n^ Disclosing'Party has reason, to; o.eJievfc.h'Ss;^^

;N'QTEif£^ eannp\derrify^^ .^p)^tgfih/s|.ateiAeDt^must.be a^ac^'edto.-tiifsj^^ •
CERTIFICATION

.Underp^na^
ifbis^DSind^Ajipepdix A -•eerritf^
"t'andcomplete as of thg date." fupljs^^d-i^ th^C^r* 'J.'
Wairxiang Foundation .
(Print or type name of Disclosing Par£y)


(Sign here)

PinNi.
(Print or type name o f person signing)

Authorized Representative
(Print or type title of person signing)

NOTARY?#txtE OF ILLINOIS MV COMI^ION EXPIRES:1(V2V)8


nmc county,;
Sigqeji and sworn to before meon (date) County, jLjl
(state). Notary Public.

Commission expires:

CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX Al**
"ALL STATEMENTS. CERTIFICATIONS, REPRESENTATIONS ANjC> DISCLOSURES !viADEllEREI^ARE BASED UPON REASONABLE INQUIRY AND
MADE TO f HE BEST.'kNOWifiDGS OF Tl IB'UNbERSiG^ED * : " "' '¦" " "'* *

FAMILIAL T^LATIONSBLTPS; WIT HEADS


This Appendix is to be completed only by (a)i tWAppJicaht, and1(b)anyie§aLenitiity.>V^tcItb^5'a direct
ownership interest in the AppUcanr-e^cceding'7.5! percent; ]IHs:^ftt:¦<6.,be^c'0Ih^Ie'ted;'by any legal entity
which has-only an indirect ownership s ' .
^ Under Municipal Code Section 2rl5^ or any "Applicable Party" or any Spousd'br Dqin^Sju^
•any elected city official or department head- -A'farn;!^ ED\S. is,
sighed; -(hjft Disclosing Party or any "A^plic^^ Ibein^yor, ariy^aidermaff; tite cjry,Cl&^
. partner d£as*any of the? fbll6win"g,vwlie^iei^ry bli^^^pj^^l^^ ^hi^ijJjroAe^.OjC 6jsferli]auT»tpf^ricle,, '•meCebrneph^
of sfcpmptberi stepson orstepdau'ghteri4tep;brot^
_ *"Applicable Party,? mbani0) all C)&^^ye^^ tf.the, :\Piscippr^ ~ -j;p^>ishjp; att
parmershipijall mam
ifi^i^TJabili^compahy; (2) ail prihqpata^
a'T.ipercehfc ownership interest iri.the Disclijsirag £af|y: -^rfecirjai rp0C^ Chief bpe^adtig'pfficer, exeeutive director^ exercising similar authority.,

Does the1 Disclosing Party or any^'Applic^bl&Pa^ have a "familial relationship" within elected.city pffi^

[ ] Yes DC] No

If yes, please identify below (1) the name and.utlft^ legal entity to which
such person is connected; (3) the name and title of Lite elected city official or department head to whom such person lias a familial relationship, and (4) the precise nature oTsucb familial relationship;










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eiTYOFCfflCAteb"
economic disclosure
appendix b** •
"ALL'STATEMENTSi CERTIFICATIONS, REPRESENTATIONS ANP DISCLOSURESSISJDiB HEREIN ARfiJBASfcI> UPONREASONAaiklNQUIRY^NQ MADEsTO TftE BEST KNOWIEDGE OP THE UNDERSIGNED[. . I".'' 'T, .' '' ','."*. ': '-'.'.*'' "...
BUILDING CODE SCOFFLAW/PROBLEM EANi)LpRD ^E^TIEICATION
This Appendix is ta be cqmpieted only by (a) the Ajpj(>jiiiatt,^
which: lias;.a: direct ownership, interest iri; ^
It is not to be completed by any lega l enti ty ^
the Applicant.' - - •=• •-• ,s ,;-

L Pursuant to Municipal Code SectjorJ 2^ 15^01 Oy|s; theAjsplic^rvt-©jp arjy/ Q^heipicjeotjf|?fd as;a.
. building code'scOfflaW 6f ^ ; "
Code? ¦ ' ' - ':•" "A "' x> " '



2, If tfieApplic^
the Applicant identified' aS'tf buildin££t^ tb Section. .
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