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Record #: O2018-7783   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 9/20/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 10/31/2018
Title: Sale of property at 412 S Keeler Ave, 4222 W Congress Pkwy and 4153-4159 W Van Buren St/407-409 S Keeler Ave on behalf of Chicago Board of Education to Single Room Housing Assistance Corporation
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: PROPERTY - Sale
Attachments: 1. O2018-7783.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
September 20, 2018










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Fleet and Facility Management, I transmit herewith ordinances authorizing sales of city-owned property on behalf of the Board of Education.

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

WHEREAS, the Board is the beneficial owner of the former Melody Elementary School located at 412 S. Keeler, 4222 W. Congress Parkway and 4153-59 W. Van Buren Street/407-09 S. Keeler Street, Chicago, Illinois, as legally described on Exhibit A attached hereto (the "Property"); and

WHEREAS, title to 412 S. Keeler, PIN: 16-15-225-048 and 049 (Parcel A) is currently held by the Public Building Commission of Chicago (the "PBC") for the .Board and title to 4153-59 W. Van Buren and 407-409 S. Keeler, PIN: 16-15-225-038 and 4222 W. Congress, PINS: 16-15-226-001 and 002 (Parcel B) are held by the City, as Trustee, in Trust for the Use of Schools, and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 34-21 (b)(1) of the School Code, by vote of no less than two-thirds (2/3) of its full membership, the Board determined that the Property has become unnecessary for use as a school, and that the sale of the Property is in the best interests of the Board; and

WHEREAS, the Board advertised the Property for sale and received one bid, which was opened in the Board's Departme...

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