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Record #: O2018-6036   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 7/25/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Transportation and Public Way
Final action: 9/20/2018
Title: Vacation of public way(s) in area bounded by W Marquette Rd, S Wentworth Ave, W 68th St and S Yale Ave
Sponsors: Sawyer, Roderick T.
Topic: PUBLIC WAY USAGE - Miscellaneous
Attachments: 1. O2018-6036.pdf
INTERGOVERNMENTAL VACATION ORDINANCE




WHEREAS, the City of Chicago ("City") is a home rule unit of local government pursuant to Article VII, Section 6 (a) ofthe 1970 Constitution ofthe 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 Trustees of Community College district No. 508, County of Cook and State of Illinois (the "Board"), pursuant to that certain quitclaim deed dated January 9, 2018, and recorded with the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of Cook County, Illinois, on January 30, 2018, as document number 1803045018, conveyed to the City certain property, including approximately 12.2 acres of vacant land on the west side of Wentworth Avenue that is bounded by Marquette Road on the north, 69th Street on the south, Wentworth Avenue on the east, and the Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation (doing business as Metra) train tracks on the west (such described property, the "Future 2FM Facility Site"); and



WHEREAS, the Department of Planning and Development proposes to assemble the Future 2FM Facility Site including the portion of the public right of way to be vacated pursuant to this ordinance for the establishment of a new vehicle maintenance and fueling facility for the Department of Fleet and Facility Management; and



WHEREAS, the City Council of the City, after due investigation and consideration, has determined that the nature and extent of public use and the public interest to be subserved is such as to warrant'the vacation of that part of the public right of way described in this ordinance; now, therefore,



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



SECTION 1. Legal Description



A TRACT OF LAND 40.00 FEET IN WIDTH IN BLOCK 1 IN NORMAL SCHOOL SUBDIVISION OF THE WEST 1/2 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 21, TOWNSHIP 38 NORTH, RANGE 14 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, RECORDED NOVEMBER 18, 1871 AS DOCUMENT 3...

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