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Record #: O2019-1403   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 3/13/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Public Safety
Final action: 4/10/2019
Title: One-time event authorization for helicopter landings and takeoffs by exhibitors at 2019 International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: PERMITS/LICENSE/FEE EXEMPTIONS - Miscellaneous
Attachments: 1. O2019-1403.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
March 13,2019










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Superintendent of Police, I transmit herewith an ordinance providing a one-time authorization for helicopter landings and takeoffs for the 2019 IACP conference.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Mayor


Very truly yours,
ORDINANCE

WHEREAS. As a home rule unit under Section 6 of Article VII of the Illinois Constitution, the City may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and

WHEREAS, The International Association of Chiefs of Police ("IACP") is the world's oldest and largest nonprofit membership organization of police executives, with over 20,000 members; and

WHEREAS, Since its formation in 1893, the IACP has held an annual conference ("Conference") to share insight, learn about promising practices, and discuss current technology with thousands of law enforcement executives; and

WHEREAS, At the Conference, the IACP assembles over 800 companies to display their newest products, services and the latest technologies designed specifically for law-enforcement, including exhibits on helicopters and related equipment used by public safety agencies; and

WHEREAS, The Conference scheduled for 2019 will be held in Chicago; now, therefore,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:

SECTION 1. All of the recitals above are expressly adopted as legislative findings of the City and are incorporated herein and are made hereby a part of this ordinance.

SECTION 2. Notwithstanding Section 10-36-380 or any other provision of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago to the contrary, and subject to rules promulgated by the Superintendent of Police and the Commissioner of Aviation, the Superintendent and the Commissioner may authorize the landing or taking off of a rotary wing aircraft, by or on behalf...

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