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Record #: SO2018-8103   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 10/31/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Public Safety
Final action: 11/14/2018
Title: Donation of City vehicle(s) to Chicago African American Firefighters Museum
Sponsors: Curtis, Derrick G., Burke, Edward M.
Attachments: 1. SO2018-8103.pdf, 2. O2018-8103.pdf
WHEREAS, the.City of Chicago is fortunate to own state-of-the-art equipment that allows the City to deliver invaluable day-to-day services to its residents; and

WHEREAS, from time to time, some of the equipment utilized by the Chicago Fire Department becomes obsolete and is no longer serviceable in light of required safety standards; and

WHEREAS, while the outdated equipment has no available use for the Chicago Fire Department, it can be a valuable resource for museums to educate the public; and

WHEREAS, these not-for-profit museums are interested in, and are forever grateful to receive, such donated equipment; and

WHEREAS, the Chicago African American Firefighter Museum has expressed an interest in this equipment to help further its laudatory mission; now, therefore,


SECTION 1. The Commissioner of Fleet and Facility Management and the Fire Commissioner are hereby authorized to donate one obsolete Fire Engine and one obsolete Fire Ambulance that in those officials' judgment are no longer useful to the City of Chicago at the time of passage of this ordinance to the Chicago African American Firefighter Museum, free and clear of any liens or encumbrances, for the express purpose of enhancing the Museum's interactive visitor education and hands on experience. The City shall convey said Fire Engine and Fire Ambulance, subject to availability, in "as is" condition, without any warranties either expressed or implied and expressly excludes any warranty of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. ,
SECTION 2. The Commissioner of Fleet and Facility Management is hereby authorized to enter into and execute such other documents as may be necessary and proper to implement this donation.

SECTION 3. The ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication.

Edward M. Burke Derrick Curtis
Alderman, 14th Ward Alderman, 18th Ward



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