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Record #: O2019-2834   
Type: Ordinance Status: Introduced
Intro date: 4/10/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action:
Title: Sale of City-owned properties at 5822 S Halsted St, 1052-1056 W 59th St, 1114-1120 W 59th St and 5800 S Ada St to NeighborSpace in partnership with Grow Greater Englewood, Inc. for construction and management of outdoor community urban farms
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: PROPERTY - Sale
Attachments: 1. O2019-2834.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
April 10,2019










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Planning and Development, I transmit herewith ordinances authorizing the sale of City-owned property.

Your favorable consideration of these ordinances will be appreciated.

Mayor


Very truly yours,
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO, ILLINOIS AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF CITY LAND TO NEIGHBORSPACE

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City") is a home rule unit of government by virtue of the provisions of Article VII, Section 6(a) of the Constitution of the State of Illinois of 1970, and, as such, may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and

WHEREAS, the City has established the Community Development Commission ("CDC") to, among other things, designate redevelopment areas, approve redevelopment plans, and recommend the sale or lease of parcels located in redevelopment areas, subject to the approval of the City Council of the City ("City Council"); and

WHEREAS, the City Council, by ordinance adopted on June 27, 2001, and published in the Journal of Proceedings, of the City Council (the "Journal") for such date at pages 61852 through 62055, has approved a redevelopment plan and project (the "Plan") for the Englewood Neighborhood Redevelopment Project Area (the "Area") pursuant to the Illinois Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act, as amended (65 ILCS 5/11-74.4-1 et seg., (the "Act")), has designated the Area as a "redevelopment project area" under the Act, and has adopted tax increment financing for the Area; and

WHEREAS, the City Council finds that there is a lack of sufficient open space in the City for recreational and aesthetic uses, and as a result there is a need to develop small open spaces as parks, gardens and natural areas for public use for the benefit of the citizens of the City; and

WHEREAS, the Ch...

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