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Record #: O2018-4057   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 5/23/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 6/27/2018
Title: Sale of City-owned property at 223-227 W 110th St and transfer of property at 2501-2505 E 83rd St to Chicago Park District for park purposes
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: PROPERTY - Sale, - PROPERTY - Transfer
Attachments: 1. O2018-4057.pdf


OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
May 23, 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, 1 transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing a conveyance of city-owned property to the Chicago Park District.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Mayor


Very truly yours,
ORDINANCE
WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City") is a home rule unit of government by virtue of the provisions of the Constitution of the State of Illinois of 1970 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 a body politic and corporate organized and existing under the Chicago Park District Act, 70 ILCS 1505/0.01 et seq., with authority to exercise control over and supervise the operation of all parks within the corporate limits of the City; 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 or lease of parcels located in redevelopment areas, subject to the approval of the City Council of the City ("City Council"): and
WHEREAS, pursuant to ordinances adopted by the City Council on November 13, 2002, and published in Journal of the Proceedings of the City Council of the City of Chicago (the, "Journal") for such date at pages 97254 to 97439, the City Council: (i) approved and adopted a redevelopment plan and project (the "Commercial Avenue Redevelopment Plan") for a portion of the City known as the Commercial Avenue Project Area (the "Commercial Avenue Redevelopment Area"); (ii) designated the Commercial Avenue Redevelopment Area as a redevelopment project area; and (iii) adopted tax increment allocation financing for the Commercial Avenue Redevelopment Area, all in accordance wit...

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