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Record #: O2018-3197   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 4/18/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 5/25/2018
Title: Intergovernmental agreement with Chicago Park District for conveyance of City-owned property at 10440-10444 S Corliss Ave for use as public park
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: AGREEMENTS - Intergovernmental
Attachments: 1. O2018-3197.pdf, 2. O2018-3197 (V1).pdf
ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City") is a municipal corporation and home rule unit of government under Article VII, Section 6(a) of the 1970 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 Chicago Park District (the "Park District") is an Illinois municipal corporation and a unit of local government under Article VII, Section 1 of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois, and as such is authorized to exercise control over and supervise the operation of all parks within the corporate limits of the City; and

WHEREAS, the Park District wishes to develop and operate a park (the "Project") at the property commonly known as 10440-44 S. Corliss Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, and legally described in Exhibit A attached hereto and incorporated herein (the "Property"); and

WHEREAS, the City wishes to assist the Park District with the Project by conveying the Property to the Park District; and

WHEREAS, the City is authorized to convey title to or other interests in City-owned real estate to other municipalities in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Property Transfer Act, 50 ILCS 605/0.01 et seq.; and

WHEREAS, the Property lies wholly within the boundaries of the North Pullman Redevelopment Project Area (as defined below); and

WHEREAS, the City has established the Community Development Commission ("CDC") to, among other things, designate redevelopment areas, approve redevelopment plans, and recommend the sale of parcels located in redevelopment areas, subject to the approval ofthe City Council ofthe City of Chicago (the "City Council"); and

WHEREAS, by Resolution No. 18-CDC-5, adopted on March 13, 2018, the CDC recommended the sale of the Property to the Park District; and

WHEREAS, by Resolution No. 18-030-21, adopted by the Chicago Plan Commission ("CPC") on April 19, 2018, the CPC recommended the sale of the Property to th...

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