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Record #: O2018-1150   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 2/28/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Special Events, Cultural Affairs and Recreation
Final action: 3/28/2018
Title: Expenditure of Open Space Impact Fee funds and grant agreement with NeighborSpace for Veteran's Peace Garden at 5413 W Madison St
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: ENERGY/ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES - Open Space Impact Fees
Attachments: 1. O2018-1150.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
February 28, 2018










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


Ladies and Gentlemen;

At the request of the Commissioner of Planning and Development, I transmit herewith ordinances authorizing expenditures of Open Space Impact Fee funds.

Your favorable consideration of these ordinances will be appreciated.

Mayor


Very truly yours,
ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City"), is a home rule unit of government 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 City is authorized under its home rule powers to regulate the use and development of land; and

WHEREAS, it is a reasonable condition of development approval to ensure that adequate open space and recreational facilities exist within the City; and

WHEREAS, on April 1, 1998, the City Council of the City (the "City Council") adopted the Open Space Impact Fee Ordinance codified at Chapter 18 of Title 16 (the "Open Space Ordinance") of the Municipal Code of Chicago (the "Code") to address the need for additional public space and recreational facilities for the benefit of the residents of newly created residential developments in the City; and

WHEREAS, the Open Space Ordinance authorizes, among other things, the collection of fees from residential developments that create new dwelling units without contributing a proportionate share of open space and recreational facilities for the benefit of their residents as part of the overall development (the "Fee-Paying Developments"); and
WHEREAS, pursuant to the Open Space Ordinance, the Department of Finance ("DOF") has collected fees derived from the Fee-Paying Developments (the "Open Space Fees") and has deposited those fees in separate funds, each fund corresponding to the Community Area (as defined in the Open Space Ordinance), in which each of the Fee-Paying Developments is located and from which the Open Space Fees were collected; and

WHEREAS, the Open Space Ordinance requires that the Open Space Fees: (i) be used for open space acquisition or capital improvements, or both, which provide a direct and material benefit to the new development from which the fees are collected, and (ii) be expended within the same or a contiguous Community Area from which they were collected after a legislative finding by the City Council that the expenditure of the Open Space Fees will directly and materially benefit the developments from which the Open Space Fees were collected; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Planning and Development ("DPD") has determined that the Fee-Paying Developments built in the Austin Community Area have deepened the already significant deficit of open space in that Community Area, which deficit was documented in the comprehensive plan entitled "The CitySpace Plan," adopted by the Chicago Plan Commission on September 11, 1997 and adopted by the City Council on May 20, 1998 pursuant to an ordinance published at pages 69309-69311 of the Journal of the Proceedings of the City Council of the same date; and
WHEREAS, NeighborSpace, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation, is dedicated to preserving and creating open space; and|1010|
WHEREAS, the City desires to grant NeighborSpace funds from Open Space Fees to pay or reimburse NeighborSpace for constructing the Veteran's Peace Garden at 5413 West Madison Street in the Austin Community Area )(the "Project"); and

WHEREAS, DPD wishes to make available to NeighborSpace proceeds from the Open Space Fees collected by DOF in a total amount not to exceed $155,000 from the Austin Community Area to be used for the Project; and

WHEREAS, DPD has determined that the use of the Open Space Fees to fund the Project will provide a direct and material benefit to each of the Fee-Paying Developments from which the Open Space Fees were collected; and

WHEREAS, DPD has determined that Open Space Fees to be used for the purposes set forth herein have come from the specific fund set up by DOF for the Austin Community Area in which the Fee-Paying Developments are located and from which the Open Space Fees were collected; and

WHEREAS, DPD has recommended that the City Council approve the use of the Open Space Fees for the purposes set forth herein through this ordinance; and

WHEREAS, DPD has recommended that the City Council make a finding that the expenditure of the Open Space Fees as described herein will directly and materially benefit the Fee-Paying Developments from which the Open Space Fees were collected; now, therefore,

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

SECTION 1. The above recitals are expressly incorporated in and made part of this ordinance as though fully set forth herein.

SECTION 2. The City Council hereby finds that the expenditure of the Open Space Fees will directly and materially benefit the residents of those Fee-Paying Developments from which the Open Space Fees were collected and approves the use of the Open Space Fees for the purposes described herein.

SECTION 3. The Commissioner of DPD (the "Commissioner") and a designee of the Commissioner are each hereby authorized, subject to the approval of the Corporation Counsel, to enter into an agreement with NeighborSpace in connection herewith, containing such terms as the Commissioner deems necessary, and to provide Open Space Fees proceeds to NeighborSpace in an amount not to exceed a total of $155,000 from the Austin Community Area to pay for expenses permitted under the Open Space Ordinance.
SECTION 4. Open Space Fees in the amount of $155,000 from the Austin Community Area Open Space Fees Fund are hereby appropriated for the purposes described herein.
SECTION 5. To the extent that any ordinance, resolution, rule, order or provision of the Code, or part thereof, is in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance, the provisions of this ordinance shall control. If any section, paragraph, clause or provision|1010|
of this ordinance shall be held invalid, the invalidity of such section, paragraph, clause or provision shall not affect any other provisions of this ordinance.

SECTION 6. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after the -date of its passage and approval.





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GRANT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF CHICAGO AND NEIGHBORSPACE

VETERAN'S PEACE GARDEN

This grant agreement (this "Agreement") is entered into this day of
, 2018, between the City of Chicago (the "City"), an Illinois municipal corporation,
acting through its Department of Planning and Development ("DPD"), and NeighborSpace, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation ("NeighborSpace"). NeighborSpace and the City are sometimes referred to herein as the "Parties."

RECITALS

WHEREAS, NeighborSpace was created as a collaboration among the City, the Chicago Park District and the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, for the purposes of owning, leasing, managing, or holding easements to typically small, open spaces in the City for development and maintenance by neighborhood community and business groups since such open space projects can be more efficiently managed by local groups than by governmental agencies; and

WHEREAS, the City is a municipal corporation and home rule unit of local government under Article VII, Section 6(a) of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois; and

WHEREAS, the City is authorized under its home rule powers to regulate the use and development of land; and

WHEREAS, it is a reasonable condition of development approval to ensure that adequate open space and recreational facilities exist within the City; and

- WHEREAS, on April 1, 1998, the City Council of the City (the "City Council") adopted the Open Space Impact Fee Ordinance codified at Chapter 18 of Title 16 (the "Open Space Ordinance") of the Municipal Code of Chicago (the "Code") to address the need for additional public space and recreational facilities for the benefit of the residents of newly created residential developments in the City; and

WHEREAS, the Open Space Ordinance authorizes, among other things, the collection of fees from residential developments that create new dwelling units without contributing a proportionate share of open space and recreational facilities for the benefit of their residents as part of the overall development (the "Fee-Paying Developments"); and

WHEREAS, pursuant to the Open Space Ordinance, the Department of Finance ("DOF") has collected fees derived from the Fee-Paying Developments (the "Open Space Fees") and has deposited those fees in separate funds, each fund corresponding to the Community Area (as defined in the Open Space Ordinance), in which each of the Fee-Paying Developments is located and from which the Open Space Fees were collected; and

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WHEREAS, the Department of Planning and Development ("DPD") has determined that the Fee-Paying Developments built in the Grand Boulevard Community Area have deepened the already significant deficits of open space in the Grand Boulevard Community Area, which deficits were documented in the comprehensive plan entitled "The CitySpace Plan," adopted by the Chicago Plan Commission on September 11, 1997 and adopted by the City Council on May 20, 1998 pursuant to an ordinance published at pages 69309-69311 of the Journal of the Proceedings of the City Council (the "Journal") of the same date; and

WHEREAS, the City desires to grant NeighborSpace impact fee funds to pay or reimburse NeighborSpace for installation of a community garden located at 5413 West Austin (the "Project"); and

WHEREAS, the Open Space Ordinance requires that the Open Space Fees be used for open space acquisition and capital improvements, which provide a direct and material benefit to the new development from which the fees are collected; and

WHEREAS, the Open Space Ordinance requires that the Open Space Fees be expended within the same or a contiguous Community Area from which they were collected after a legislative finding by the City Council that the expenditure of the Open Space Fees will directly and materially benefit the developments from which the Open Space Fees were collected; and

WHEREAS, DPD has determined that the use of the Open Space Fees to fund the Project will provide a direct and material benefit to each of the Fee-Paying Developments from which the Open Space Fees were collected; and

WHEREAS, DPD has determined that Open Space Fees to be used for the purposes set forth herein have come from the specific funds set up by DOF for Austin Community Area, in which the Fee-Paying Developments are located and from which the Open Space Fees were collected; and

WHEREAS, DPD desires to provide to NeighborSpace Open Space Fee proceeds in an amount not to exceed $155,000 (the "Grant") to undertake the Project; and

WHEREAS, on , the City Council of the City adopted an ordinance
published in the Journal for said date commencing on page thereof, among other things,
finding that the Project would provide a direct and material benefit to the residents of the new developments originating the Open Space Fees and authorizing the Grant subject to certain terms and conditions; and

WHEREAS, under the terms and conditions hereof, the City agrees to make the Grant available to NeighborSpace; and

WHEREAS, the City and NeighborSpace have among their powers and authority the ability to contract with each other to perform the undertakings described herein;

NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and agreements contained herein, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the Parties agree as follows:|1010|
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
SECTION 1. INCORPORATION OF RECITALS The recitals set forth above are incorporated into this Agreement and made a part
hereof.

SECTION 2. THE GRANT
Subject to the provisions set forth in this Agreement, the City will disburse the Grant to pay or reimburse NeighborSpace for all or part of the cost of completing the Project. The Grant must be used exclusively towards completion of the Project. If the Grant should exceed the cost of completing the Project, NeighborSpace must repay any such excess Grant funds to the City.
NeighborSpace hereby acknowledges and agrees that the Grant may be used only to pay capital improvement costs as described in Exhibit 1 ("Eligible Costs").
NeighborSpace is solely responsible for any fees, costs and expenses in excess of the amount of the Grant and will hold the City harmless from all such excess fees, costs and expenses.
The source of funds for disbursements under this Agreement is Fund Number PS25 131 54 5025 2604.
NeighborSpace hereby acknowledges and agrees that the City's obligations hereunder are subject in every respect to the availability of the Open Space Fee proceeds. If no funds or insufficient funds are appropriated and budgeted in any fiscal period of the City for disbursements of Grant funds, then the City will notify NeighborSpace in writing of that occurrence, and this Agreement will terminate on the earlier of the last day of the fiscal period for which sufficient appropriation was made or whenever the funds appropriated for disbursement under this Agreement are exhausted.

SECTION 3. COVENANTS AND REPRESENTATIONS

NeighborSpace hereby warrants, represents and/or covenants to the City that:

A. . NeighborSpace will use the Grant Funds solely for the Project and to pay only for
Eligible Costs.
NeighborSpace will comply with all applicable federal, state, and local statutes, laws, ordinances, rules, regulations and executive orders that are in effect from time to time that pertain to or affect the Project, NeighborSpace, or the Grant. Upon the City's request, NeighborSpace will provide evidence of such compliance satisfactory to the City.
NeighborSpace agrees that provisions required to be inserted in this Agreement by laws, ordinances, rules, regulations or executive orders are deemed inserted whether or not
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they appear in this Agreement and that in no event will the failure to insert such provisions prevent the enforcement of this Agreement.
NeighborSpace has full power and authority to enter into and perform its obligations under this Agreement, and the signing and delivery of this Agreement and the performance of its obligations under this Agreement have been duly authorized by all requisite corporate action.
Signing, delivery and performance by NeighborSpace of this Agreement does not violate its bylaws, articles of incorporation, resolutions or any applicable provision of law, or constitute a material breach of, default under or require any consent under, any agreement, instrument or document, including any related to borrowing monies, to which NeighborSpace is party or by which it is bound.
There are no actions or proceedings by or before any court, governmental commission, board, bureau or any other administrative agency pending, threatened or affecting NeighborSpace that would materially impair its ability to perform under this Agreement.
NeighborSpace is not in default on any loan or borrowing that may materially affect its ability to perform under this Agreement.
NeighborSpace and all its contractors and subcontractors shall meet labor standards and prevailing wage standards required by federal, state and City laws, regulations and ordinances.

I. NeighborSpace shall maintain and keep in force, at its sole cost and expense, at
all times during its existence, insurance in such amounts and of such type as set forth in Section
7_hereof.

J. . NeighborSpace shall at all times perform its work in fulfilling NeighborSpace's corporate mission with the utmost care, skill and diligence in accordance with the applicable standards currently recognized in the community.
K. NeighborSpace shall comply with all policies issued by the City relating to Illinois not-for-profit corporations and federal tax-exempt entities, as such policies may be modified, amended or supplemented from time to time.

L. NeighborSpace shall maintain title to the Property in perpetuity and shall operate it, or cause it to be operated, as an open public space for such term.

M. It is the duty of NeighborSpace and any bidder, proposer, subcontractor and every applicant for certification of eligibility for a City contract or program, and all officers, directors, agents, partners, and employees of NeighborSpace and any such bidder, proposer, subcontractor or such applicant to cooperate with the Inspector General in any investigation or hearing undertaken pursuant to Chapter 2-56 of the Municipal Code. NeighborSpace represents that it understands and will abide by all provisions of Chapter 2-56 of the Municipal Code and that it will inform subcontractors of this provision and require their compliance.

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N. It is the duty of NeighborSpace and any bidder, proposer, subcontractor and every applicant for certification of eligibility for a City contract or program, and all officers, directors, agents, partners, and employees of NeighborSpace and any such bidder, proposer, subcontractor or such applicant to cooperate with the Legislative Inspector General in any investigation or hearing undertaken pursuant to Chapter 2-55 of the Municipal Code. NeighborSpace represents that it understands and will abide by all provisions of Chapter 2-55 of the Municipal Code and that it will inform subcontractors of this provision and require their compliance.

SECTION 4. TERM

The term of this Agreement shall commence on the date hereof and shall expire upon completion of the Parties' compliance with their respective obligations hereunder or termination of this Agreement according to its terms, whichever occurs first.

SECTION 5. [intentionally omitted]

SECTION 6. DISBURSEMENTS

The City will disburse the Grant funds to NeighborSpace after the City has reviewed and approved a listing of Eligible Costs, in such detail and with such supporting documentation as the City may require.

SECTION 7. INSURANCE

NeighborSpace shall provide and maintain at NeighborSpace's own expense, or cause to be provided during the term of the Agreement, the insurance coverages and requirements specified below, insuring all operations related to the Agreement.

A. INSURANCE TO BE PROVIDED
Workers Compensation and Employers Liability

Workers Compensation as prescribed by applicable law covering all employees who are to provide a service under this Agreement and Employers Liability coverage with limits of not less than $100,000 each accident or illness.
Commercial General Liability (Primary and Umbrella)

Commercial General Liability Insurance or equivalent with limits of not less than $1,000,000 per occurrence for bodily injury, personal injury, and property damage liability. Coverages shall include the following: All premises and operations, products/completed operations, explosion, collapse, underground, separation of insureds, defense, and contractual liability (with no limitation endorsement). The City of Chicago is to be named as an additional insured on a primary, non-contributory basis for any liability arising directly or indirectly from the work.

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When any motor vehicles (owned, non-owned and hired) are used in connection with work to be performed, NeighborSpace shall provide or cause to be provided, Automobile Liability Insurance with limits of not less than $1,000,000 per occurrence for bodily injury and property damage.

4) Professional Liability (

When any architects, engineers or professional consultants perform work in connection with this Agreement, NeighborSpace shall cause to be provided, 1 Professional Liability Insurance covering acts, errors, or omissions shall be maintained with limits of not less than $1,000,000.

B. OTHER REQUIREMENTS

NeighborSpace will furnish the City of Chicago, Department of Planning and Development, City Hall, Room 1000, 121 North LaSalle Street 60602, original Certificates of Insurance evidencing the required coverage to be in force on the date of this Agreement, and Renewal Certificates of Insurance, or such similar evidence, if the coverages have an expiration or renewal date occurring during the term of this Agreement. NeighborSpace shall submit evidence of insurance on the City of Chicago Insurance Certificate Form or equivalent prior to Agreement award. The receipt of any certificate does not constitute agreement by the City that the insurance requirements in the Agreements have been fully met or that the insurance policies indicated on the certificate are in compliance with all Agreement requirements. The failure of the City to obtain certificates or other insurance evidence required under this'Agreement shall not be deemed to be a waiver by the City of any requirements for NeighborSpace to obtain and maintain the specified coverages.

NeighborSpace shall advise all insurers of the Agreement provisions regarding insurance. Non-conforming insurance shall not relieve NeighborSpace of the obligation to provide insurance as specified herein. Nonfulfillment of the insurance conditions may constitute a violation of the Agreement, and the City retains the right to stop work until proper evidence of insurance is provided, or the Agreement may be terminated.

The insurance shall provide for sixty (60) days prior written notice to be given to the City in the event coverage is substantially changed, canceled, or non-renewed.

Any and all deductibles or self-insured retentions on referenced insurance coverages shall be borne by NeighborSpace and contractors.

NeighborSpace agrees that insurers shall waive their rights of subrogation against the City of Chicago, its employees, elected officials, agents, or representatives.

NeighborSpace expressly understands and agrees that any coverage and limits furnished by NeighborSpace shall in no way limit NeighborSpace's liabilities and responsibilities specified within the Agreement documents or by law.


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NeighborSpace expressly understands and agrees that any insurance or self-insurance programs maintained by the City of Chicago shall not contribute with insurance provided by NeighborSpace under the Agreement.

The required insurance shall not be limited by any limitations expressed in the indemnification language herein or any limitation placed on the indemnity in this Agreement given as a matter of law.

NeighborSpace shall require all subcontractors to provide the insurance required herein or NeighborSpace may provide the coverages for subcontractors. All subcontractors shall be subject to the same insurance requirements as NeighborSpace is subject to under this Agreement, unless otherwise specified herein.

The City of Chicago Risk Management Department maintains the right to modify, delete, alter or change these requirements.

SECTION 8. INDEMNIFICATION

NeighborSpace agrees to indemnify and hold the City, its officials, agents and employees harmless from and against any losses, costs, damages, liabilities, claims, suits, actions, causes of action and expenses, including, without limitation, attorney's fees and court costs suffered or incurred by the City arising from or in connection with this Agreement. This indemnification shall survive the termination or expiration of this Agreement.

SECTION 9. DEFAULT, REMEDIES AND TERMINATION
[intentionally omitted]
If NeighborSpace, without the City's written consent, fails to complete the Project within 365 days after the date hereof or transfers title,to the Project property to a third party after the date hereof, then the City may terminate this Agreement by providing written notice to NeighborSpace. If the City so terminates'this Agreement, NeighborSpace shall reimburse the City promptly any amounts received pursuant to this Agreement.
If NeighborSpace defaults by failing to perform any of its obligations under this Agreement not described in paragraphs A or B of this Section 9. and does not cure its default as provided in paragraph D of this Section 9, the City may terminate this Agreement and NeighborSpace will repay the City promptly any amounts received pursuant to this Agreement.
If NeighborSpace's default is not described in paragraphs A or B of this Section 9, the City will give NeighborSpace 30 days advance written notice of the City's intent to terminate stating the nature of the default. If NeighborSpace does not cure the default within the 30-day notice period, the termination will become effective at the end of the period. With respect to those defaults that are not capable of being cured within the 30-day period, NeighborSpace will not be deemed to be in default if it has begun to cure the default within the 30-day period and thereafter diligently and continuously pursues the cure of the default until cured.

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The City may, in any court of competent jurisdiction, by any proceeding at law or in equity, seek the specific performance of the agreements contained in this Agreement, or damages for failure of performance, or both.
Failure by NeighborSpace or any controlling person (as defined in Section 1-23-010 of the Municipal Code) thereof to maintain eligibility to do business with the City as required by Section 1-23-030 of the Municipal Code shall be grounds for termination of this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby.

SECTION 10. NO LIABILITY OF OFFICIALS

No elected or appointed official or member or employee or agent of the City shall be charged personally by NeighborSpace or by an assignee or subcontractor, with any liability or expenses of defense or be held personally liable under any term or provision of this Agreement because of their execution or attempted execution or because of any breach hereof.

SECTION 11. NO BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS WITH ELECTED OFFICIALS

Pursuant to Section 2-156-030(b) of the Code, it is illegal for any elected official of the City, or any person acting at the direction of such official, to contact, either orally or in writing, any other City official or employee with respect to any matter involving any person with whom the elected official has a business relationship, or to participate in any discussion in any City Council committee hearing or in any City Council meeting or to vote on any matter involving the person with whom an elected official has a business relationship. Violation of Section 2-156-030(b) by any elected official with respect to this Agreement shall be grounds for termination of this Agreement. The term business relationship is defined as set forth in Section 2-156-080 of the Code.

Section 2-156-080 defines a "business relationship" as any contractual or other private business dealing of an official, or his or her spouse, or of any entity in which an official or his or her spouse has a financial interest, with a person or entity which entitles an official to compensation or payment in the amount of $2,500 or more in a calendar year; provided, however, a financial interest shall not include: (i) any ownership through purchase at fair market value or inheritance of less than one percent of the share of a corporation, or any corporate subsidiary, parent or affiliate thereof, regardless of the value of or dividends on such shares, if such shares are registered on a securities exchange pursuant to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended; (ii) the authorized compensation paid to an official or employee for his office or employment; (iii) any economic benefit provided equally to all residents of the City; (iv) a time or demand deposit in a financial institution; or (v) an endowment or insurance policy or annuity contract purchased from an insurance company. A "contractual or other private business dealing" shall not include any employment relationship of an official's spouse with an entity when such spouse has no discretion concerning or input relating to the relationship between that entity and the City.

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SECTION 12. GENERAL CONDITIONS
Assignment. This Agreement, or any portion thereof, shall not be assigned by. either party without the express prior written consent of the other.
Construction of Words. As used in this Agreement, the singular of any word shall include the plural, and vice versa. Masculine, feminine and neuter pronouns shall be fully interchangeable, where the context so requires.
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Counterparts. This Agreement may be executed in counterparts and by different parties in separate counterparts, with the same effect as if all parties had signed the same document. All such counterparts shall be deemed an original, shall be construed together and shall constitute one and the same instrument.
Entire Agreement. This Agreement contains the entire agreement between the City and NeighborSpace and supersedes all prior agreements, negotiation and discussion between them with respect to the Project.
Exhibits. Any exhibits to this Agreement will be construed to be an integral part of this Agreement to the same extent as if the same has been set forth verbatim herein.
Governing Law. This Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to the principles of conflicts of law thereof.

Inspection and Records. NeighborSpace shall provide the City with reasonable access to its books and records relating to the Project as shall be required by the City and necessary to reflect and disclose fully the amount and disposition of the Grant. Any duly authorized representative of the City shall, at all reasonable times, have access to all portions of the Property where the Project is located. The rights of access and inspection provided in this paragraph shall continue for five years from the later of the expiration or the termination of this agreement
Modification. This Agreement may not be modified or amended except by an agreement in writing signed by the parties.

I. Notice. Any notice, demand or communication required or permitted to be given
hereunder shall be given in writing at the address set forth below by any of the following means:
(a) personal service; (b) electronic communication, whether by telex, telegram, or fax; (c)
overnight courier; or (d) registered or certified first class mail postage prepaid, return receipt
requested.
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To the City: City of Chicago
Department of Planning and Development
Attention: Commissioner
City Hall, Room 1000
121 N. LaSalle Street
Chicago, Illinois 60602
(312) 744-4190
(312) 744-2271 (Fax)

With copies to: Department of Law
City of Chicago
Attention: Finance and Economic Development Division
City Hall, Room 600
121 N. LaSalle Street
Chicago, Illinois 60602
(312)744-0200
(312) 744-8538 (Fax)

To NeighborSpace: NeighborSpace
445 N Sacramento Blvd. Chicago, IL 60612 Phone:(773)826-3127 Fax: (773) 442-0299
Attention: Ben Helphand, Executive Director

Any notice, demand or communication given pursuant to either clause (a) or (b) hereof shall be deemed received upon such personal service or upon dispatch by electronic means, respectively. Any notice, demand or communication given pursuant to clause (c) hereof shall be deemed received on the day immediately following deposit with the overnight courier. Any notice, demand or communication given pursuant to clause (d) hereof shall be deemed received three business days after mailing. The parties, by notice given hereunder, may designate any further or different addresses to which subsequent notices, demands or communications shall be given.

J. Parties' Interest / No Third Party Beneficiaries. The terms and provisions of this Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of, and be enforceable by, the respective successors and permitted assigns of the parties hereto. This Agreement shall not run to the benefit of, or be enforceable by, any person or entity other than a party to this
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Agreement and its successors and permitted assigns. This Agreement should not be deemed to confer upon third parties any remedy, claim, right of reimbursement or other right. Nothing contained in this Agreement, nor any act of the City or NeighborSpace shall be deemed or construed by any of the parties hereto or by third persons, to create any relationship of third party beneficiary, principal, agent, limited or general partnership, joint venture, or any association or relationship involving the City or NeighborSpace.

K. Severability. If any provision of this Agreement, or the application thereof, to any person, place or circumstance, shall be held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, unenforceable or void, the remainder of this Agreement and such provisions as applied to other persons, places and circumstances shall remain in full force and effect only if, after excluding the portion deemed to be unenforceable, the remaining terms shall provide for the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby in substantially the same manner as originally set forth herein.

L. Titles and Headings. Titles and headings in this Agreement are inserted for convenience and are not intended to be part of or affect the meaning or interpretation of this Agreement.

M. Venue and Consent to Jurisdiction. If there is a lawsuit under this Agreement, each party hereto agrees to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Cook County, the State of Illinois and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

N. Waiver. Waiver by the City with respect to the breach of this Agreement shall not be considered or treated as a waiver of the rights of the City with respect to any other default or with respect to any particular default except to the extent specifically waived by the City in writing. Any waiver by the City must be in writing. Failure of the City, for any period of time or on more than one occasion, to exercise any remedy available to the City under this Agreement or otherwise shall not constitute a waiver of the right to exercise the same at any time thereafter or in the event of any subsequent event of default. No act of omission or commission of the City, including specifically any failure to exercise any right, remedy or recourse, shall be deemed to be a waiver or release of the same; any such waiver or release is to be effected only through a written document executed by the City and then only to the extent specifically recited therein.

O. Executive Order 2011-4. NeighborSpace agrees that NeighborSpace, any person or entity who directly or indirectly has an ownership or beneficial interest in NeighborSpace of more than 7.5 percent ("Owners"), spouses and domestic partners of such Owners, NeighborSpace's Subcontractors, any person or entity who directly or indirectly has an ownership or beneficial interest in any Subcontractors of more than 7.5 percent ("Sub-owners") and spouses and domestic partners of such Sub-owners (NeighborSpace and all the other preceding classes of persons and entities are together, the "Identified Parties"), shall not make a contribution of any amount to the Mayor of the City (the "Mayor") or to his political fundraising committee (i) after execution of this bid, proposal or Agreement by NeighborSpace, (ii) while this Agreement or any Other Contract is executory, (iii) during the term of this Agreement or any
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Other Contract between NeighborSpace and the City, or (iv) during any period while an extension of this Agreement or any Other Contract is being sought or negotiated.

NeighborSpace represents and warrants that since the date of public advertisement of the specification, request for qualifications, request for proposals or request for information (or any combination of those requests) or, if not competitively procured, from the date the City approached NeighborSpace or the date NeighborSpace approached the City, as applicable, regarding the formulation of this Agreement, no Identified Parties have made a contribution of any amount to the Mayor or to his political fundraising committee.

NeighborSpace agrees that NeighborSpace shall not: (a) coerce, compel or intimidate NeighborSpace's employees to make a contribution of any amount to the Mayor or to the Mayor's political fundraising committee; (b) reimburse NeighborSpace's employees for a contribution of any amount made to the Mayor or to the Mayor's political fundraising committee; or (c) bundle or solicit others to bundle contributions to the Mayor or to his political fundraising committee.

NeighborSpace agrees that the Identified Parties must not engage in any conduct whatsoever designed to intentionally violate this provision or Mayoral Executive Order No. 2011-4 or to entice, direct or solicit others to intentionally violate this provision or Mayoral Executive Order No. 2011-4.

NeighborSpace agrees that a violation of, non-compliance with, misrepresentation with respect to, or breach of any covenant or warranty under this provision or violation of Mayoral Executive Order No. 2011-4 constitutes a breach and default under this Agreement, and under any Other Contract for which no opportunity to cure will be granted. Such breach and default entitles the City to all remedies (including without limitation termination for default) under this Agreement, under any Other Contract, at law and in equity. This provision amends any Other Contract and supersedes any inconsistent provision contained therein.

If NeighborSpace violates this provision or Mayoral Executive Order No. 2011-4 prior to award of the Agreement resulting from this specification, the Commissioner may reject NeighborSpace's bid.

For purposes of this provision:

"Bundle" means to collect contributions from more than one source which are then delivered by one person to the Mayor or to his political fundraising committee.

"Other Contract" means any other agreement with the City to which NeighborSpace are a party that is (i) formed under the authority of chapter 2-92 of the Municipal Code; (ii) entered into for the purchase or lease of real or personal property; or (iii) for materials, supplies, equipment or services which are approved or authorized by the city council.

"Contribution" means a "political contribution" as defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code.

For purposes of this Section 12(0) only, individuals are "Domestic Partners" if they satisfy the following criteria: (a) they are each other's sole domestic partner, responsible for
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each other's common welfare; and (b) neither party is married, as marriage is defined under Illinois law; and (c) the partners are not related by blood closer than would bar marriage in the State of Illinois; and (d) each partner is at least 18 years of.age, and the partners are the same sex, and the partners reside at the same residence; and (e) two of the following four conditions exist for the partners: (i) the partners have been residing together for at least 12 months, (ii) the partners have common or joint ownership of a residence, (iii) the partners have at least two of the following arrangements: (A) joint ownership of a motor vehicle; (B) a joint credit account; (C) a joint checking account; and (D) a lease for a residence identifying both domestic partners as tenants, and (iv) each partner identifies the other partner as a primary beneficiary in a will.

"Political fundraising committee" means a "political fundraising committee" as defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code.

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, each of the parties has caused this Agreement to be executed and delivered as of the date first above written.




CITY OF CHICAGO, an Illinois municipal corporation



By:
David L. Reifman Commissioner
Department of Planning and Development




NEIGHBORSPACE, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation



By:
Ben Helphand Executive Director




















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Exhibit 1, Eligible Costs ELIGIBLE COSTS*

ITEM COST
Acquisition $30,000.00
Dedicated Hydrant $34,000.00
Fence (gates and brick wall) $37,000.00
Paths, Patios and Concrete Pad $32,000.00
Garden Structures and Furniture $42,000.00
Environmental $5,000.00
Site Preparation and Planting $43,000.00
Project Management $22,087.94

TOTAL $245,087.94



*The Table above reflects the total Project costs associated with the Project, however the amount of grant funds under this agreement is limited to $155,000.


















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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
SECTION T -- GENERAL INFORMATION
A. Legal name of the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS. Include d/b/a/ if applicable:
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Check ONE of the following three boxes:
Indicate whether the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is:
^>d^the Applicant
[ ] a legal entity currently holding, or anticipated to hold within six months after City action on
the contract, transaction or other undertaking to which this EDS pertains (referred to below as the
"Matter"), a direct or indirect interest in excess of 7.5% in the Applicant. State the Applicant's legal
name:
OR
[ ] a legal entity with a direct or indirect right of control of the Applicant (see Section 11(B)(1)) State the legal name of the entity in which the Disclosing Party holds a right of control:

Business address of the Disclosing Party: M H5 N/*- Sac fO- Telephone: 0?3-^-5(^0 Fax: 1^3 - H L\3--Q3-c} ? Email: j>h*lpko*A O K^Uptr-s^ce
Name of contact person: f*) Qj\ (~/0-(p/kcXrvcl
Federal Employer Identification No. (if you have one)
F Brief description of the Matter to which this EDS pertains. (Include project number and location of property, if applicable):


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G. Which City agency or department is requesting this EDS? Qs^- o-Ff^la r\r\ lr\j m»J} Oq. j/e(cy)fAQrT~
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
| Person
] Publicly registered business corporation ] Privately held business corporation ] Sole proprietorship ] General partnership ] Limited partnership ] Trust
[ ] Limited liability company
[ ] Limited liability partnership
[ ] Joint venture
^4 Not-for-profit corporation
(Is the not-for-profit corporation also a 501(c)(3))?
fXfYes [ ]No [ ] Other (please specify)
For legal entities, the state (or foreign country) of incorporation or organization, if applicable:
X / ft
For legal entities not organized in the State of Illinois: Has the organization registered to do business in the State of Illinois as a foreign entity?

[ ] Yes [ ] No p4 Organized in Illinois
B. IF THE DISCLOSING PARTY IS A LEGAL ENTITY:

1. List below the full names and titles, if applicable, of: (i) all executive officers and all directors of the entity; (ii) for not-for-profit corporations, all members, if any, which are legal entities (if there are no such members, write "no members which are legal entities"); (iii) for trusts, estates or other similar entities, the trustee, executor, administrator, or similarly situated party; (iv) for general or limited partnerships, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships or joint ventures, each general partner, managing member, manager or any other person or legal entity that directly or indirectly controls the day-to-day management of the Applicant.

NOTE: Each legal entity listed below must submit an EDS on its own behalf.

Name Title





2. Please provide the following information concerning each person or legal entity having a direct or indirect, current or prospective (i.e. within 6 months after City action) beneficial interest (including ownership) in excess of 7.5% of the Applicant. Examples of such an interest include shares in a corporation, partnership interest in a partnership or joint venture, interest of a member or manager in a

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limited liability company, or interest of a beneficiary of a trust, estate or other similar entity. If none, state "None."
NOTE: Each legal entity listed below may be required to submit an EDS on its own behalf.
Name Business Address Percentage Interest in the Applicant
A/a n




SECTION III - INCOME OR COMPENSATION TO, OR OWNERSHIP BY, CITY ELECTED OFFICIALS

Has the Disclosing Party provided any income or compensation to any City elected official during the
12-month period preceding the date of this EDS? [ ] Yes i<^No

Does the Disclosing Party reasonably expect to provide any income or compensation to any City elected official during the 12-month period following the date of this EDS? [ ] Yes _p
If "yes" to either of the above, please identify below the name(s) of such City elected official(s) and describe such income or compensation:


Does any City elected official or, to the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, any City elected official's spouse or domestic partner, have a financial interest (as defined in Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code of Chicago ("MCC")) in the Disclosing Party? [ JYes £If "yes," please identify below the name(s) of such City elected official(s) and/or spouse(s)/domestic partner(s) and describe the financial interest(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 (as defined in MCC Chapter 2-156), 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. 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)

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 MCC 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 [ ] No J>^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 ail support owed and is the person in compliance with that agreement?

[ ]Yes [ ]No
FURTHER CERTIFICATIONS

[This paragraph 1 applies only if the Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services ] In the 5-year period preceding the date of this EDS, neither the Disclosing Party nor any Affiliated Entity [see definition in (5) below] has engaged, in connection with the performance of any public contract, the services of an integrity monitor, independent private sector inspector general, or integrity compliance consultant (i.e., an individual or entity with legal, auditing, investigative, or other similar skills, designated by a public agency to help the agency monitor the activity of specified agency vendors as well as help the vendors reform their business practices so they can be considered for agency contracts in the future, or continue with a contract in progress).
The Disclosing Party and its Affiliated Entities are not delinquent in the payment of any fine, fee, tax or other source of indebtedness owed to the City of Chicago, including, but not limited to, water and sewer charges, license fees, parking tickets, property taxes and sales taxes, nor is the Disclosing Party delinquent in the payment of any tax administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue.


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The Disclosing Party and, if the Disclosing Party is a legal entity, all of those persons or entities identified in Section 11(B)(1) 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, during the 5 years before 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 subparagraph (b) above;
have not, during the 5 years before the date of this EDS, had one or more public transactions (federal, state or local) terminated for cause or default; and
have not, during the 5 years before 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.
The Disclosing Party understands and shall comply with the applicable requirements of MCC Chapters 2-56 (Inspector General) and 2-156 (Governmental Ethics).
Certifications (5), (6) and (7) 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, 1
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 5 years before the date of this EDS, or, with respect to a Contractor, an Affdiated Entity, or an Affiliated Entity of a Contractor during the 5 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 of such conduct described in subparagraph (a) or (b) above that is a matter of record, but have not been prosecuted for such conduct; or
violated the provisions referenced in MCC Subsection 2-92-320(a)(4)(Contracts Requiring a Base Wage); (a)(5)(Debarment Regulations); or (a)(6)(Minimum Wage Ordinance).

Neither the Disclosing Party, nor any 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 a Sanctions List maintained by the United States Department of Commerce, State, or Treasury, or any successor federal agency.

8. ' [FOR APPLICANT ONLY] (i) Neither the Applicant nor any "controlling person" [see MCC
Chapter 1-23, Article I for applicability and defined terms] of the Applicant 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 MCC Chapter 1-23, Article I applies to the Applicant, that
Article's permanent compliance timeframe supersedes 5-year compliance timeframes in this Section V.
[FOR APPLICANT ONLY] The Applicant and its Affiliated Entities will not use, nor permit their subcontractors to use, any facility listed as having an active exclusion by the U.S. EPA on the federal System for Award Management ("SAM").
[FOR APPLICANT ONLY] The Applicant 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 Certifications (2) and (9) above and will not, without the prior written consent of the City, use any such
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contractor/subcontractor that does not provide such certifications or that the Applicant has reason to believe has not provided or cannot provide truthful certifications.
11. 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:
Kf A



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.

12. 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 date of this EDS, an employee, or elected or appointed official, of the City of Chicago (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none").
;



13. 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 $25 per recipient, or (iii) a political contribution otherwise duly reported as required by law (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none"). As to any gift listed below, please also list the name of the City recipient.
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C. CERTIFICATION OF STATUS AS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
The Disclosing Party certifies that the Disclosing Party (check one)
[ J's JXL is not
a "financial institution" as defined in MCC Section 2-32-455(b).
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 MCC Chapter 2-32. We further pledge that none of our affiliates is, and none of them will become, a predatory lender as defined in MCC Chapter 2-32. 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."

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



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 FINANCIAL INTEREST IN CITY BUSINESS

Any words or terms defined in MCC Chapter 2-156 have the same meanings if used in this Part D.

1. In accordance with MCC Section 2-156-110: To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, 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?


NOTE: If you checked "Yes" to Item D(l), proceed to Items D(2) and D(3). If you checked "No" to Item D(l), skip Items D(2) and D(3) and 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 of the City officials or employees having such financial interest and identify the nature of the financial interest:

Name Business Address Nature of Financial Interest





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

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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 (2). Failure to 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, as amended, who have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter: (Add sheets if necessary):




(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, as amended, 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
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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.
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," as that term is defined in the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995, as amended.
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 [ ] Reports not required
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 - FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AND CERTIFICATION

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 Ordinance, MCC Chapter 2-156, imposes certain duties and obligations on persons or entities seeking City contracts, work, business, or transactions. The full text of this ordinance 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 this ordinance.
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 City transactions. 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 in, and appended to, this EDS may be made publicly available 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.
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 MCC Chapter 1-23, Article I (imposing PERMANENT INELIGIBILITY for certain specified offenses), the information provided herein regarding eligibility must be kept current for a longer period, as required by MCC Chapter 1-23 and Section 2-154-020.








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




(Print or type exact legal name of Disclosing Party)

By:
(Signliere^^
ne of nerson sit/nine)
(Print or type name of person signing) (Print or type title of person signing)
Signed and sworn to before me on (date) |(Vv-~ 3-b ^ £-01Y, at fjtoCC County, X (I Cam (state).

Notary1 Public


Commission expires: / - ,'j(J -.p-^/tf

OPCICIALSEAL
Sally E. Hamann NOTARY PUBLIC, STATE OF ILLINOIS Cook County ^^[""Jlssk)^ 1-20-2018


















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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%. It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.

Under MCC 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 II.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 of the Disclosing Party; and (3) any person having more than a 7.5% 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
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 of such familial relationship.









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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND,AFFIDAVIT
APPENDED 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% (an "Owner"). It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.
Pursuant to MCC Section 2-154-010, is the Applicant or any Owner identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord pursuant to MCC Section 2-92-416?
[ ] Yes j>fNo
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 MCC Section 2-92-416?

[ ] Yes [ ] No jXjjhe Applicant is not publicly traded on any exchange.
If yes to (1) or (2) above, please identify below the name of each person or legal entity identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord and the address of each building or buildings to which the pertinent code violations apply.























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PRESIDENT
Gia Biagi
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VICE p RESIDENT Wyllys Man-
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SECRETARY Cathy Breitenbach
Chicago Par* Distnct
TREASURER Cynthia A. Bergman
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Walter Burnett, Jr.
AlUermar 27:n Ward
Commissioner Dennis Deer
Forest Preserve Dis;.r c: of Cook Countv
Dr. Shemuel Israel
North awrd;-.!e G'erjnnu; Co^niilte.?
Michael Ke ly
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Arnold \arfia !


Elvia Rodngues Oc'-.oo
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Christy Webber
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President
Gia Biagi Senior Director, Urbanism + Civic Impact Studio Gang Architects 1520 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60642 773-384-1212 gbiagi@studiogang.net

Vice-President
Wyllys Mann
Director of Strategic Operations
Baird and Warner
120 S. LaSalle St, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60609
312-857-9571
Wyllys.Mann@bairdwarner.com

Secretary
Cathy Breitenbach
Director of Cultural and Natural
Resources
Chicago Park District 541 North Fairbanks Court Chicago, IL 6061 1 (312)742-4946
caihy.breitenbach@chicagoparkdistrict.com
•r \ I reasurer
Cynthia A. Bergmann Attorney
Freeborn & Peters, LLC
311 South Wacker Drive, Suite 3000
Chicago, IL 60606-6677
(312)360-6652
cbergmann@freeborn.com
Directors
Walter Burnett Alderman, 27lh Ward 4 N Western Ave, Unit 1C Chicago, IL 60612 312-432-1995
wburnett@cityofchicago.org Dennis Deer
Cook County Commissioner 2nd District
118 N.Clark St, Suite 567 Chicago IL 60602 312-603-3019
Dennis.deer@cookcountyil.gov

Shemuel B. Israel, DC Healthy Habits By Design PO Box 802927. Chicago, Illinois 60680 773-722-2561
tilgreeningconimittee@gniail coin

Cynthia Moreno
Director of Conservation and
Expen ent ia I Programmi ng
Forest Preserve District of Cook County
536 N. Harlem Ave
River Forest. IL 60305
(708) 386-4047
Cynthia.Moreno@cookcountyil.gov

Julie Morita, M.D. Commissioner
Chicago Department of Public Health 333 S. State Street, Room 200 Chicago, IL 60604 312-747-9870
Julie.Morita@cityofchicago.org

Directors

Christy Webber President
Christy Webber Landscapes 2900 W. Ferdinand Street Chicago, TL60612 (773)533-0477 christv@christywebbcr.com
Arnold Randall General Superintendent Forest Preserve District of Cook County 536 North Harlem Avenue-River Forest, IL 60305 (708)771-1511
Arnold.Randall@cookcountyil.gov


Ex Officio Directors

Michael P. Kelly Superintendent Chicago Park District 541. North Fairbanks Court Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 742-4200
Michael.Kelly@chicagoparkdistrict.com

Non-Voting Directors
Elvia Rodrigucs Ochoa Neighborhood Programs Director Openlands
25 East Washington Street, Suite 1650 Chicago, IL 60602 (3120-863-6255
ej^dn gucz^ cjio; l u h o p e i ilands.org



Executive Director

Ben Hclphand
Executive Director
NeighborSpace
445 N. Sacramento Blvd
Chicago, IL 60612
773-826-3127
helphand@gmail.com