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Record #: O2019-2715   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 4/10/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 6/12/2019
Title: First amendment to North Pullman redevelopment agreement with Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives, Inc. for extension of project completion date
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: AGREEMENTS - Redevelopment
Attachments: 1. O2019-2715 (V1).pdf, 2. O2019-2715.pdf
ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, as a home rule unit of government under Section 6(a), Article VII of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois, the City of Chicago (the "City") has the power to regulate for the protection of the public health, safety, morals and welfare of its inhabitants, and pursuant thereto, has the power to encourage private development in order to enhance the local tax base, create employment opportunities and to enter into contractual agreements with private parties in order to achieve these goals; and

WHEREAS, the City is authorized under the provisions of the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act, 65 ILCS 5/11-74.4-1 et seq., as amended from time to time (the "Act"), to finance projects that eradicate blighted conditions through the use of tax increment allocation financing for redevelopment projects; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the City Council (the "City Council") of the City on June 30, 2009, a certain redevelopment plan and project (the "Plan") for the North Pullman Redevelopment Project Area (the "Area") was approved pursuant to the Act; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the City Council on June 30, 2009, the Area was designated as a redevelopment project area pursuant to the Act; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the City Council on June 30, 2009, tax increment allocation financing was adopted pursuant to the Act as a means of financing certain Area redevelopment project costs (as defined in the Act) incurred pursuant to the Plan; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the City Council on May 23, 2018, the City entered into that certain North Pullman Redevelopment Project Area Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives, Inc. Redevelopment Agreement (Gotham Greens Greenhouse Facility) (the "Redevelopment Agreement") dated as of June 13, 2018 and recorded on June 28, 2018 as Document Number 1817934021 in the Office of the Cook County Recorder of Deeds with Chicago Neighborhood Initiat...

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