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Record #: SO2017-8469   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 11/21/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Aviation
Final action: 1/17/2018
Title: License agreement with Continental Air Transport Co., Inc. d.b.a. Go Airport Express to provide passenger vehicle ground transportation to and from airports
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: AGREEMENTS - License
Attachments: 1. SO2017-8469.pdf, 2. O2017-8469.pdf
SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE


WHEREAS, The City of Chicago ("City") is a home rule unit of government as defined in Article VII, ยง6(a) of the Illinois Constitution, and, as such, may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and
WHEREAS, The City owns and operates Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Chicago Midway International Airport, (collectively, the "Airports") and possesses the power and authority to lease its premises and facilities and to grant other rights and privileges with respect thereto; and

WHEREAS, The City is vested with authority to provide for the needs of aviation, commerce, shipping, and traveling to and around the Airports to promote and develop the Airports, and, in the exercise of such power, to lease City-owned properties at the Airports, upon such terms and conditions as the corporate authorities of the City shall prescribe; and

WHEREAS, Continental Air Transport Co., Inc., an Illinois corporation d/b/a Go Airport Express ("Go Airport Express"), owns and operates a passenger vehicle ground transportation service; and

WHEREAS, The City and Go Airport Express previously entered into an agreement on August 1, 2002, that expired on July 31, 2017, whereby Go Airport Express agreed to provide passenger vehicle ground transportation to and from the Airports; and

WHEREAS, Go Airport Express is the only entity that is licensed by the Illinois Commerce Commission to provide passenger vehicle ground transportation service using vehicles with a manufacturer's rated seating capacity of eight or more persons to and from the Airports; and

WHEREAS, Go Airport Express desires to continue to provide passenger vehicle ground transportation service to and from the Airports and the City desires to allow Go Airport Express to continue to provide such service at the Airports; now, therefore,


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


SECTION 1. The above recitals are incorporated by reference a...

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