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Record #: O2018-8860   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 10/31/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Aviation
Final action: 11/14/2018
Title: Service agreements with Hilton Management LLC or Hyde Park Hospitality LLC for renovation and operation of City-owned hotel at Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: AIRPORTS - O'Hare
Attachments: 1. O2018-8860.pdf, 2. O2018-8860 (V1).pdf

WHEREAS, The City of Chicago ("City") is a home rule unit of government as defined in Article VII, ยง6(a) of the Illinois Constitution, and, as such, may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and

WHEREAS, The City owns and operates Chicago O'Hare International Airport ("Airport") and possesses the power and authority to lease its premises and facilities and to grant other rights and privileges with respect thereto; and

WHEREAS, The City is vested with authority to provide for the needs of aviation, commerce, shipping, and traveling to and around the Airport to promote and develop the Airport, and, in the exercise of such power, to enter into agreements with entities to manage City-owned properties at the Airport, upon such terms and conditions as the corporate authorities of the City shall prescribe; and

WHEREAS, The City owns the only existing hotel ("Existing Hotel") located at the Airport;

WHEREAS, The City desires to renovate the Existing Hotel to become a first-class "Upper Upscale" hotel (as defined by Smith Travel Research); and

WHEREAS, On April 19, 2017, the City issued a request for proposals ("RFP") for the management of, technical services relating to the development of, and pre-opening and related services in connection with the renovation of the Existing Hotel; and

WHEREAS, Hilton Management LLC ("Hilton") responded to the RFP with its proposal dated May 23, 2017; and

WHEREAS, The City has evaluated all of the proposals submitted in response to its RFP and selected Hilton to operate and manage the Existing Hotel pursuant to a management agreement ("Management Agreement"), to provide technical services in connection with the renovation ofthe Existing Hotel pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth in a technical services agreement ("Technical Services Agreement") and to provide pre-opening and procurement services, and certain related services in connection with the Existing Hote...

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