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Record #: O2018-8427   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 10/31/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 11/14/2018
Title: Fifty-sixth amending agreement with SomerCor 504, Inc. for administrative services and increase of grant funds for 47th/King, Addison South, Archer/Central, Avondale, Fullerton/Milwaukee, Lawrence/Kedzie, Portage Park, South Chicago and Western/Ogden Redevelopment Project Areas
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: AGREEMENTS - Improvement
Attachments: 1. O2018-8427.pdf, 2. O2018-8427 (V1).pdf
ORDINANCE i

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago ("City"), a home rule unit of government under Section 6(a), Article VII ofthe 1970 Constitution ofthe State of Illinois, is authorized under the provisions of the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act, 65 ILCS 5/11-74.4-1 et seg., as amended from time to time (the "Act"), to finance projects that eradicate blighted conditions and conservation area factors through the use of tax increment allocation financing for redevelopment projects; and

WHEREAS, by an ordinance adopted by the City Council of the City ("City Council") on July 21, 1999, and published in the Journal of Proceedings of the City Council ("Journal") for said date at pages 8307 to 8344, inclusive (the "Program Ordinance"), the City implemented a redevelopment program known as the Small Business Improvement Fund program (the "Program") to provide financing assistance pursuant to the Act for the improvement of commercial and industrial facilities of small businesses in certain redevelopment project areas of the City; and
WHEREAS, by ordinances adopted by the City Council, the first on November 8, 2000, and published in the Journal for said date at pages 43877 to 43930, inclusive (the "First Amending Ordinance") and the most recent fifty-fifth amending ordinance adopted by the City Council on September 20, 2018 (the "Fifty-Fifth Amending Ordinance," collectively with the Program Ordinance, the First Amending Ordinance and the other amending ordinances, the "SBIF Ordinance"), the City has restated and refined the Program and extended its reach to additional redevelopment project areas of the City; and
WHEREAS, the SBIF Ordinance authorized DPD to fund the Program in the 47th/King Drive Redevelopment Project Area ("47th/King Area") in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000; and
WHEREAS, as part ofthe Program, the $2,000,000 funding previously authorized for the 47th/King Area was substantially expended for the improvement of commercial and industrial facilities of ...

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