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Record #: O2018-7788   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 9/20/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action:
Title: Acceptance and ratification of bid sale of vacant Chicago Board of Education property at 1306 S Avers Ave, 1326 S Avers Ave and 1335 S Springfield Ave to Single Room Housing Assistance Corporation, NFP
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: PROPERTY - Sale
Attachments: 1. O2018-7788.pdf
Related files: R2019-362
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 ACCEPTING AND RATIFYING BID FROM SINGLE ROOM HOUSING ASSISTANCE CORP., NFP FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE VACANT LAND ADJACENT TO THE FORMER HENSON
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LOCATED AT 1306 S. AVERS AVENUE, 1326 S. AVERS AVENUE AND 1335 S. SPRINGFIELD
AVENUE IN CHICAGO

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 Henson Elementary School located at 1306 S. Avers Avenue, 1326 S. Avers Avenue and 1335 S. Springfield Avenue, Chicago, Illinois ("Property"); and

WHEREAS, title to 1326 S. Avers Avenue, PIN: 16-23-109-001, -032, -042 and -043 (Parcel A), is currently held by the Public Building Commission of Chicago for the Board, and title to 1306 S. Avers Avenue, PIN: 16-23-109-022, and 1335-S. Springfield Avenue, PIN: 16-23-109-013 (together Parcel B), is 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, unsuitable, and unprofitable for us...

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