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Record #: O2017-6358   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 9/6/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 10/11/2017
Title: Sale of Chicago Board of Education property at 2306 W Maypole Ave to IFF for Westside Women's Wellness & Prosperity Center
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: PROPERTY - Sale
Attachments: 1. O2017-6358.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
September 6, 2017










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Fleet and Facility Management, I transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing a sale of property at 2306 West Maypole on behalf of the Board of Education.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.


Very truly yours,

Mayor
ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City"), is a home rule unit of government under Article VII, Section 6(a) of the Constitution of the State of Illinois and, as such, may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the City of Chicago (the "Board"), is a body corporate and politic, organized under and existing pursuant to Article 34 of the School Code of the State of Illinois, 105 ILCS 5/1-1, et seq. (the "School Code"); and

WHEREAS, the Board is the owner of real estate located at 2306 W. Maypole Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, which is improved with the former Nathaniel Dett School ("School") that the Board closed in 2013; and

WHEREAS, the City, as Trustee, in Trust for Use of Schools holds title to the portion of the Property legally described and identified as the City Parcel on Exhibit A, attached hereto ("City Parcel"); and
WHEREAS, the Public Building Commission of Chicago ("PBC") holds title to the remainder of the Property legally described and identified as the PBC Parcel on Exhibit A, attached hereto ("PBC Parcel"); and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 34-21 (b) of the School Code, by a vote of no less than two-thirds (2/3) of its full membership, the Board determined that the Property has become unnecessary for use as a school, and that the sale of the Property is in the best interests of the Board; and
WHEREAS, the Board advertised the Property for sale and received two bids for the Property, which were opened in the Boar...

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