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Record #: O2018-4524   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 5/23/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 6/27/2018
Title: Intergovernmental agreement with Chicago Board of Education for Roald Amundsen High School athletic field and improvements
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: AGREEMENTS - Intergovernmental
Attachments: 1. O2018-4524.pdf, 2. O2018-4524 (V1).pdf

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

WHEREAS, pursuant to the provisions of an act to authorize the creation of public building commissions and to define their rights, powers and duties under the Public Building Commission Act (50 ILCS 20/1 et seq.), the City Council ofthe City (the "City Council") created the Public Building Commission of Chicago (the "Commission") to facilitate the acquisition and construction of public buildings and facilities; and

WHEREAS, the Commission owns in trust for the Board certain real property located at 5110 North Damen Avenue in Chicago, Illinois 60625 (the "Property"); and

WHEREAS, the Board operates a school known as Roald Amundsen High School (the "School") on the Property; and

WHEREAS, the Board desires to construct an athletic field and related improvements (the "Facility") on the Property to serve the School (the construction of the Facility shall be referred to herein as the "Project"); and
WHEREAS, the City is authorized under the provisions of the fax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act, 65 ILCS 5/11-74.4-1 et seq., as amended from time to time (the "Act"), to finance projects that eradicate blight conditions through the use of tax increment allocation financing for redevelopment projects; and

WHEREAS, to induce certain redevelopment pursuant to the Act, the City Council adopted the following ordinances on January 12, 2000, published at pages 22395 through 22522 of the Journal of Proceedings ofthe City Council (the "Journal") for said...

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