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Record #: O2019-8545   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 11/13/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Economic, Capital and Technology Development
Final action: 12/18/2019
Title: Support of Class 6(b) designation for property at 2847 W 47th Place
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: TAX INCENTIVES - Class 6(b)
Attachments: 1. O2019-8545.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
LORI E. LIGHTFOOT
MAYOR

November 13, 2019










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request ofthe Commissioner of Planning and Development, I transmit herewith ordinances authorizing Class 6(b) tax status for various properties.

Your favorable consideration of these ordinances will be appreciated.


Very truly yours,

ORDINANCE

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

WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has enacted the Cook County Tax Incentive Ordinance, Classification System for Assessment, as amended from time to time (the "County Ordinance"), which provides for, among other things, real estate tax incentives to property owners who build, rehabilitate, enhance and occupy property which is located within Cook County, Illinois and which is used primarily for industrial purposes; and

WHEREAS, the City consistent with the County Ordinance, wishes to induce industry to locate and expand in the City by supporting financial incentives in the form of property tax relief; and

WHEREAS, Gentner, LLC, an Illinois limited liability company (the "Applicant"), owns certain real estate located generally at 2847 West 47th Place, Chicago, Illinois 60632, as further described on Exhibit A hereto (the "Subject Property"); and

WHEREAS, Gentner Fabrication, Inc., an Illinois business corporation (the "Occupant") owned by the same individual who owns the Applicant, will operate the following businesses on the Subject Property: (i) an art and design studio; (ii) a furniture maker, and (iii) a fabrication business and occupy the Subject Property as the Lessee pursuant to a written lease (the "Lease") dated December 2, 2016 with the Appplicant as Lessor; and

WHEREAS, the Applicant intends to rehabilitate and occupy an approximately 40,168 square foot industrial facility that was previously vacant that is located on the Subject Property; and

WHEREAS, the redevelopment objective of the City in connection with the Subject Property is to (i) insure the reoccupation of abandoned property, and (ii) create/retain an industrial business within the City that will provide financial stability and create jobs in a majority minority area; and

WHEREAS, the Applicant has filed an eligibility application for a Class 6b tax incentive under the County Ordinance with the Office of the Assessor of Cook County (the "Assessor"); and

WHEREAS, the Subject Property is located within (i) the City of Chicago Enterprise Zone No. 6 (created pursuant to the Illinois Enterprise Zone Act, 20 ILCS 665/1 et seq., as amended, and pursuant to an ordinance enacted by the City Council of the City, as amended) ,and (ii) the Stevenson/Brighton Redevelopment Project Area (created pursuant to the Illinois Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act, 65 ILCS 5/11-74.4-1 et. seg., as amended, and pursuant to an ordinance enacted by the City Council of the City), and the purposes of Enterprise Zones and Redevelopment Project Areas are also to provide certain incentives in order to stimulate economic activity and to revitalize depressed areas; and

WHEREAS, it is the responsibility of the Assessor to determine that an application for a Class 6b classification or renewal of a Class 6b classification is eligible pursuant to the County Ordinance; and

WHEREAS, the County Ordinance requires that, in connection with the filing of a Class 6b eligibility application with the Assessor, the applicant must obtain from the municipality in which such real estate that is proposed for Class 6b classification is located an ordinance expressly stating, among other things, that the municipality has determined that the incentive provided by the Class 6b classification is necessary for development to occur on such real estate and that the municipality supports and consents to the Class 6b classification by the Assessor; and

WHEREAS, the intended use of the Subject Property will provide significant present and future employment; and

WHEREAS, notwithstanding the Class 6b classification of the Subject Property, the redevelopment and utilization thereof will generate significant new revenues to the City in the form of additional real estate taxes and other tax revenues; now, therefore,

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

SECTION 1. The above recitals are hereby expressly incorporated as if fully set forth
herein.

SECTION 2: The City hereby determines that the incentive provided by the Class 6b classification is necessary for the development to occur on the Subject Property.

SECTION 3: The City supports and consents to the Class 6b classification by the Assessor with respect to the Subject Property.

SECTION 4: The Economic Disclosure Statement, as defined in the County Ordinance, has been received and filed by the City.

SECTION 5: The Clerk of the City of Chicago is authorized to and shall send a certified copy of this ordinance to the Assessor, and a certified copy of this ordinance may be included with the Class 6b eligibility application filed with the Assessor by the Applicant, as applicant, in accordance with the County Ordinance.

SECTION 6: This ordinance shall be effective immediately upon its passage 7and approval.
EXHIBIT A

Legal Description of Subject Property:

PARCEL 1:
A TRACT OF LAND FN THE WEST HALF OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 38 NORTH, RANGE 13, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, SAID TRACT OF LAND BEING DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A POINT ON THE SOUTH LINE OF THE NORTH 448 FEET OF SAID NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 12, SAID POINT BEING 651.06 FEET WEST OF THE EAST LINE OF SAID QUARTER; AND RUNNING THENCE EAST ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE OF THE NORTH 448 FEET, A DISTANCE OF 250.06 FEET; TO A POINT 401 FEET WEST OF SAID EAST LINE OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 12; THENCE SOUTH PARALLEL WITH SAID EAST LINE OF SAID QUARTER SECTION, A DISTANCE OF 19.38 FEET; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY ON A CURVED LINE, CONVEXED SOUTHEASTERLY, TANGENT TO LAST DESCRIBED PARALLEL LINE AND HAVE A RADIUS OF 259 FEET, A DISTANCE OF 270.55 FEET; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY ON A CURVED LINE, CONVEXED SOUTHEASTERLY HAVING A COMMON TANGENT WITH LAST DESCRIBED CURVED LINE AND HAVING A RADIUS OF 570.75 FEET, A DISTANCE OF 95.30 FEET TO A POINT OF TANGENCY WITH THE NORTHWESTERLY LINE OF THE RIGHT OF WAY CONVEYED TO THE MICHIGAN CENTRAL RAILROAD COMPANY BY DEED RECORDED MAY 2, 1924 IN THE RECORDER'S OFFICE OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS AS DOCUMENT 1396713; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, BEING A STRAIGHT LINE, A DISTANCE OF 37.52 FEET, TO AN INTERSECTION WITH A LINE DRAWN PARALLEL WITH AND 651.06 FEET WEST OF THE EAST LINE OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 12; THENCE NORTH ALONG LAST DESCRIBED LINE, A DISTANCE OF 297.56 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, EXCEPTING THEREFROM THAT PART MORE PARTICULARLY BOUND AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID PARCEL; THENCE WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID PARCEL AT AN ASSUMED BEARING OF NORTH 90 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 62.31 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 53 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 29.32 FEET, TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 53 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 65.76 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 07 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 49.76 FEET; THENCE NORTH 09 DEGREES 32 MINUTES 16 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 66.70 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 07 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 60.84 FEET, TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.
PARCEL 2:

A TRACT OF LAND IN THE NORTH HALF OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 38 NORTH, RANGE 13, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, SAID TRACT OF LAND BEING DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:

BEGINNING AT A POINT ON THE SOUTH LINE OF THE NORTH 448 FEET OF SAID NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 12 AND A POINT BEING 651.06 FEET WEST OF THE EAST LINE OF QUARTER SECTION AND RUNNING THENCE WEST ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE OF THE NORTH 448 FEET A DISTANCE OF 14.94 FEET; THENCE NORTH PARALLEL TO THE EAST LINE OF SAID QUARTER SECTION A DISTANCE OF 15 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE SOUTH LINE OF THE NORTH 433 FEET OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 12, THENCE WEST ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE OFTHE NORTH 433 FEET A DISTANCE OF 35.06 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH A LINE DRAWN PARALLEL WITH AND 701.06 FEET WEST OF THE EAST LINE OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 12, THENCE SOUTH ALONG LAST DESCRIBED PARALLEL LINE A DISTANCE OF 331.30 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE NORTH WESTERLY LINE OF THE RIGHT OF WAY CONVEYED TO THE MICHIGAN CENTRAL RAILROAD COMPANY BY DEED RECORDED MAY 2,1924 IN THE RECORDER'S OFFICE OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS AS DOCUMENT 839674; THENCE NORTHEASTERLY ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY BEING A STRAIGHT LINE A DISTANCE OF 53.4 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH A LINE DRAWN PARALLEL WI TH AND 651.06 FEET WEST OF THE EAST LINE OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 12, THENCE NORTH ALONG LAST DESCRIBED LINE A DISTANCE OF 297.56 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, IN COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS,



Permanent Real Estate Tax Index Numbers (PINS) for the Subject Property:

19-12-101-033-0000; and 19-12-101-059-0000.
1474.OOOO

CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT

SECTION I - GENERAL INFORMATION

A. Legal name of the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS. Include d/b/a/ if applicable: Gentner, LLC


Check ONE of the following three boxes:

Indicate whether the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is:
[x] the Applicant
OR
[ ] a legal entity currently holding, or anticipated to hold within six months after City action on
the contract, transaction or other undertaking to which this EDS pertains (referred to below as the
"Matter"), a direct or indirect interest in excess of 7.5% in the Applicant. State the Applicant's legal
name: _
OR " "
[ ] a legal entity with a direct or indirect right of control of the Applicant (see Section 11(B)(1)) State the legal name of the entity in which the Disclosing Party holds a right of control:


B. Business address of the Disclosing Party: 2847 west 47th Place
Chicago, IL 60632
Telephone: 773.882.2505 Fax: Email: ctg@gentnerdesign.com
Name Of Contact person: Christopher Gentner-
Federal Employer Identification No. (if you have one):
Brief description ofthe Matter to which this EDS pertains. (Include project number and location of property, if applicable):
Application for a 6B Tax Incenitve for 2847 West 47th Place


G. Which City agency Or department is requesting this EDS? Department of Planning & Development

Ifthe Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, please complete the following:

Specification # n/a ._ and Contract U
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SECTION II - DISCLOSURE OF OWNERSHIP INTERESTS

A. NATURE OF THE DISCLOSING PARTY

1. Indicate the nature of the Disclosing Party:
[ ] Person [x] Limited liability company
[ ] Publicly registered business corporation [ ] Limited liability partnership
[ ] Privately held business coiporation [ J Joint venture
[ ] Sole proprietorship [ ] Not-for-profit corporation
[ ] General partnership (Is tlie not-for-profit corporation also a 501(c)(3))?
[ ] Limited partnership [ ] Yes [ ] No
[ ] Trust [ ] Other (please specify)


I. For legal entities, the state (or foreign country) of incorporation or organization, if applicable:

Illinois

3. For legal entities not organized in the State of Illinois: Has the organization registered to do business in the State of Illinois as a foreign entity?

[x] Yes [ ] No [x] Organized in Illinois

B. IF THE DISCLOSING PARTY IS A LEGAL ENTITY':

1. List below the full names and titles, if applicable, of: (i) all executive officers and all directors of Uie entity; (ii) for not-for-profit corporations, all members, if any, which are legal entities (if there are no such members, write "no members which are legal entities"); (iii) for trusts, estates or other similar entities, die trustee, executor, administrator, or similarly situated party; (iv) for general or limited partnerships, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships or joint ventures, each generafpartner. managing member, manager or any other person or legal entity that directly or indirectly controls the day-to-day management ofthe Applicant.

NOTE: Each legal entity listed below must submit an EDS on its own behalf.

Name Title
Christopher Genter Manager




2. Please provide the following information concerning each person or legal entity having a direct or indirect, cun-ent or prospective (i.e. within 6 months after City action) beneficial interest (including ownership) in excess of 7.5% ofthe Applicant. Examples of such an interest include shares in a corporation, partnership interest in a partnership or joint venture, interest of a member or manager in a

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limited liability company, or interest of a beneficiary of a trust, estate or other similar entity. If none, state "None."
NOTE: Each legal entity listed below may be required to submit an EDS on its own behalf.
Name Business Address Percentage Interest in the Applicant
Christopher Gentner 2847 West 47th Place




SECTION HI - INCOME OR COMPENSATION TO, OR OWNERSHIP BY, CITY ELECTED OFFICIALS

Has the Disclosing Party provided any income or compensation to any City elected official during the
12-month period preceding the date ofthis EDS? [ ] Yes [x] No

Does the Disclosing Party reasonably expect to provide any income or compensation to any City
elected official during the 12-month period following the date of this EDS? [ ] Yes [x] No

If "yes" to either ofthe above, please identify below the name(s) of such City elected official(s) and describe such income or compensation:
Not applicable .


Does any City elected official or, to the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable
inquiry, any City elected official's spouse or domestic partner, have a financial interest (as defined in
Chapter 2-156 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago ("MCC")) in the Disclosing Party?
[ ] Yes [xJ No

If "yes," please identify below the name(s) of such City elected official(s) and/or spouse(s)/domcstic partner(s) and describe the financial interest(s).
Not applicable


SECTION IV - DISCLOSURE OF SUBCONTRACTORS AND OTHER RETAINED PARTIES

The Disclosing Party must disclose the name and business address of each subcontractor, attorney, lobbyist (as defined in MCC Chapter 2-156), accountant, consultant and any other person or entity whom the Disclosing Party has retained or expects to retain in connection with the Matter, as well as the nature ofthe relationship, and the total amount of the fees paid or estimated to be paid. The Disclosing Party is not required to disclose employees who are paid solely through the Disclosing Party's regular payroll. If the Disclosing Parly is uncertain whether a disclosure is required under this Section, the Disclosing Party must either ask the City whether disclosure is required or make the disclosure.

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Name (indicate whether Business Relationship to Disclosing Party Fees (indicate whether
retained or anticipated Address (subcontractor, attorney, paid or estimated.) NOTE:
to be retained) lobbyist, etc.) "hourly rate" or "t.b.d." is
not an acceptable response.
Daley & Georges, Ltd "retained" 20 S. Clark Street, Suite 400 Attorney $5000.00 estimated
Amy'"Degnan ChTcago^ ITTSUTS 0'3 bTIIe3~Hourly



(Add sheets if necessary)

[ j Check here ifthe Disclosing Party has not retained, nor expects to retain, any such persons or entities.

SECTION V - CERTIFICATIONS

A. COURT-ORDERED CHILD SUPPORT COMPLIANCE

Under MCC Section 2-92-415, substantial owners of business entities that contract with the City must remain in compliance with their child support obligations throughout the contract's term.

Has any person who directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the Disclosing Party been declared in arrearage on any child support obligations by any Illinois court of competent jurisdiction?

[ ] Yes [x] No [ ] No person directly or indirectly owns 10% or more ofthe Disclosing Party.

If "Yes," has the person entered into a court-approved agreement for payment of all support owed and is the person in compliance with that agreement?

[ ] Yes [ ] No

B. FURTHER CERTIFICATIONS
[This paragraph 1 applies only if the Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services.] In the 5-year period preceding the date of this EDS, neither the Disclosing Party nor any Affiliated Entity [see definition in (5) below] has engaged, in connection with the performance ofany public contract, the services of an integrity monitor, independent private sector inspector general, or integrity compliance consultant (i.e., an individual or entity with legal, auditing, investigative, or other similar skills, designated by a public agency to help the agency monitor the activity of specified agency vendors as well as help the vendors reform their business practices so they can be considered for agency contracts in the future, or continue with a contract in progress).
The Disclosing Party and its Affiliated Entities are not delinquent in the payment of any fine, fee, tax or other source of indebtedness owed to the City of Chicago, including, but not limited to. water and sewer charges, license fees, parking tickets, property taxes and sales taxes, nor is the Disclosing Party delinquent in the payment of any tax administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue.


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The Disclosing Party and, ifthe Disclosing Party is a legal entity, all of those persons or entities identified in Section 11(B)(1) ofthis EDS:

are not presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from any transactions by any federal, state or local unit of government;
have not, during the 5 years before the date of this EDS, been convicted of a criminal offense, adjudged guilty, or had a civil judgment rendered against them in connection with: obtaining, attempting to obtain, or performing a public (federal, state or local) transaction or contract under a public transaction; a violation of federal or state antitrust statutes; fraud; embezzlement; theft; forgery; bribery; falsification or destruction of records; making false statements; or receiving stolen property;
are not presently indicted for, or criminally or civilly charged by, a governmental entity (federal, state or local) with committing any ofthe offenses set forth in subparagraph (b) above;
have not, during the 5 years before the date of this EDS, had one or more public transactions (federal, state or local) terminated for cause or default; and
have not, during the 5 years before the date of this EDS, been convicted, adjudged guilty, or found liable in a civil proceeding, or in any criminal or civil action, including actions concerning environmental violations, instituted by the City or by the federal government, any state, or any other unit of local government.
The Disclosing Party understands and shall comply with the applicable requirements of MCC Chapters 2-56 (Inspector General) and 2-156 (Governmental Ethics).
Certifications (5), (6) and (7) concern:

the Disclosing Party;
any "Contractor" (meaning any contractor or subcontractor used by the Disclosing Party in connection with the Matter, including but not limited to all persons or legal entities disclosed under Section IV, "Disclosure of Subcontractors and Other Retained Parties");
any "Affiliated Entity" (meaning a person or entity that, directly or indirectly: controls the Disclosing Party, is controlled by the Disclosing Party, or is, with the Disclosing Party, under common control of another person or entity). Indicia of control include, without limitation: interlocking management or ownership; identity of interests among family members, shared facilities and equipment; common use of employees; or organization of a business entity following the ineligibility of a business entity to do business with federal or state or local government, including the City, using substantially the same management, ownership, or principals as the ineligible entity. With respect to Contractors, the term Affiliated Entity means a person or entity that directly or indirectly controls the Contractor, is controlled by it, or, with the Contractor, is under common control of another person or entity;
any responsible official ofthe Disclosing Patty, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity or any other official, agent or employee ofthe Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity, acting pursuant to the direction or authorization of a responsible official ofthe Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity (collectively "Agents").

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Neither the Disclosing Party, nor any Contractor, nor any Affiliated Entity of either the Disclosing Party or any Contractor, nor any Agents have, during the 5 years before the date of this EDS, or, with respect to a Contractor, an Affiliated Entity, or an Affiliated Entity of a Contractor during the 5 years before the date of such Contractor's or Affiliated Entity's contract or engagement in connection with the Matter:
bribed or attempted to bribe, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of bribery or attempting to bribe, a public officer or employee of the City, the State of Illinois, or any agency of the federal government or of any state or local government in the United States of America, in that officer's or employee's official capacity;
agreed or colluded with other bidders or prospective bidders, or been a party to any such agreement, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of agreement or collusion among bidders or prospective bidders, in restraint of freedom of competition by agreement to bid a fixed price or otherwise; or
made an admission of such conduct described in subparagraph (a) or (b) above that is a matter of record, but have not been prosecuted for such conduct; or
violated the provisions referenced in MCC Subsection 2-92-320(a)(4)(Contracts Requiring a Base Wage); (a)(5)(Debarment Regulations); or (a)(6)(Minimum Wage Ordinance).

Neither the Disclosing Party, nor any Affiliated Entity or Contractor, or any of their employees, officials, agents or partners, is barred from contracting with any unit of state or local government as a result of engaging in or being convicted of (1) bid-rigging in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-3; (2) bid-rotating in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-4; or (3) any similar offense ofany state or ofthe United States of America that contains the same elements as the offense of bid-rigging or bid-rotating.
Neither the Disclosing Party nor any Affiliated Entity is listed on a Sanctions List maintained by the United States Department of Commerce, State, or Treasury, or any successor federal agency.
[FOR APPLICANT ONLY] (i) Neither the Applicant nor any "controlling person" [see MCC Chapter 1 -23, Article I for applicability and defined terms] of the Applicant is currently indicted or charged with, or has admitted guilt of, or has ever been convicted of, or placed under supervision for, any criminal offense involving actual, attempted, or conspiracy to commit bribery, theft, fraud, forgery, perjury, dishonesty or deceit against an officer or employee of the City or any "sister agency"; and (ii) the Applicant understands and acknowledges that compliance with Article I is a continuing requirement for doing business with the City. NOTE: If MCC Chapter 1-23, Article I applies to the Applicant, that Article's permanent compliance timeframe supersedes 5-year compliance timeframes in this Section V.
[FOR APPLICANT ONLY] The Applicant and its Affiliated Entities will not use, nor permit their subcontractors to use, any facility listed as having an active exclusion by the U.S. EPA on the federal System for Award Management ("SAM").
[FOR APPLICANT ONLY] The Applicant will obtain from any contractors/subcontractors hired or to be hired in connection with the Matter certifications equal in form and substance to those in Certifications (2) and (9) above and will not, without the prior written consent of the City, use any such
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contractor/subcontractor that does not provide such certifications or that the Applicant has reason to believe has not provided or cannot provide truthful certifications.

II. If the Disclosing Part)' is unable to certify to any of the above statements in this Part B (Further Certifications), the Disclosing Party must explain below: None



If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.

12. To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all current employees of the Disclosing Party who were, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the date ofthis EDS, an employee, or elected or appointed official, ofthe City of Chicago (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none").
None .



13. To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all gifts that the Disclosing Party has given or caused to be given, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, to an employee, or elected or appointed official, of the City of Chicago. For purposes of this statement, a "gift" does not include: (i) anything made generally available to City employees or to the general public, or (ii) food or drink provided in the course of official City business and having a retail value of less than $25 per recipient, or (iii) a political contribution otherwise duly reported as required by law (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none"). As to any gift listed below, please also list the name of the City recipient. None



C. CERTIFICATION OF STATUS AS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
The Disclosing Party certifies that the Disclosing Party (check one)
[ ] is fx] is not
a "financial institution" as defined in MCC Section 2-32-455(b).
Ifthe Disclosing Party IS a financial institution, then the Disclosing Party pledges:
"We are not and will not become a predatory lender as defined in MCC Chapter 2-32. We further pledge that none of our affiliates is, and none of them will become, a predatory lender as defined in MCC Chapter 2-32. We understand that becoming a predatory lender or becoming an affiliate of a predatory lender may result in the loss ofthe privilege of doing business with the City."

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Ifthe Disclosing Party is unable to make this pledge because it or any of its affiliates (as defined in MCC Section 2-32-455(b)) is a predator}' lender within the meaning of MCC Chapter 2-32, explain here (attach additional pages ifnecessary):
None



Ifthe letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.

D. CERTIFICATION REGARDING FINANCIAL INTEREST IN CITY BUSINESS

Any words or terms defined in MCC Chapter 2-156 have the same meanings if used in this Part D.
In accordance with MCC Section 2-156-110: To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, does any official or employee ofthe City have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the Matter?

[ ] Yes [x] No

NOTE: If you checked "Yes" to Item D(l), proceed to Items D(2) and D(3). If you checked "No" to Item D(l), skip Items D(2) and D(3) and proceed to Part E.
Unless sold pursuant to a process of competitive bidding, or otherwise permitted, no City elected official or employee shall have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the purchase ofany property that (i) belongs to the City, or (ii) is sold for taxes or assessments, or (iii) is sold by virtue of legal process at the suit ofthe City (collectively, "City Property Sale"). Compensation for property taken pursuant to the City's eminent domain power does not constitute a financial interest within the meaning of this Part D.

Does the Matter involve a City Property Sale?

[ ] Yes [x] No
If you checked "Yes" to Item D(l), provide the names and business addresses ofthe City officials or employees having such financial interest and identify the nature of the financial interest:

Business Address Nature of Financial Interest
Name





4. The Disclosing Party further certifies that no prohibited financial interest in the Matter will be acquired by any City official or employee.

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E. CERTIFICATION REGARDING SLAVERY ERA BUSINESS

Please check cither (1) or (2) below. If the Disclosing Parly checks (2). the Disclosing Party must disclose below or in an attachment to this EDS all information required by (2). Failure to comply with these disclosure requirements may make any contract entered into with the City in connection with the Matter voidable by the City.
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x 1. The Disclosing Party verifies thai the Disclosing Party has searched any and all records of the Disclosing Party and any and all predecessor entities regarding records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies during the slavery era (including insurance policies issued to slaveholders that provided coverage for damage to or injury or death of their slaves), and the Disclosing Party has found no such records.

2. The Disclosing Party verifies that, as a result of conducting the search in step (I) above, the
Disclosing Party has found records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance
policies. The Disclosing Party verifies that the following constitutes full disclosure of all such
records, including the names of any and all slaves or slaveholders described in those records:
Not applicable




SECTION VI - CERTIFICATIONS FOR FEDERALLY FUNDED MATTERS

NOTE: If the Matter is federally funded, complete this Section VI. Tf the Matter is not federally, funded, proceed to Section VII. For purposes of this Section VI, tax credits allocated by the City and proceeds of debt obligations of the City are not federal funding.

A. CERTIFICATION REGARDING LOBBYING

1. I ,ist below the names of all persons or entities registered under the federal Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995, as amended, who have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter: (Add sheets ifnecessary):




(If no explanation appears or begins on the lines above, or ifthe letters "NA" or ifthe word "None" appear, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Parly means thai NO persons or enliiies registered under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995, as amended, have made lobbying contacts on behalf of ihe Disclosing Party with respect to lhe Matter.)

2. The Disclosing Party has nol spent and will not expend any federally appropriated funds to pay
any person or entity listed in paragraph A( 1) above for his or her lobbying activities or to pay any
person or entity to influence or attempt to influence an officer or employee ofany agency, as defined
by applicable federal law, a member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee
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of a member of Congress, in connection with the award of any federally funded contract, making any federally funded grant or loan, entering into any cooperative agreement, or to extend, continue, renew, amend, or modify any federally funded contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement.
The Disclosing Party will submit an updated certification at the end of each calendar quarter in which there occurs any event that materially affects the accuracy ofthe statements and information set forth in paragraphs A(l) and A (2) above.
The Disclosing Party certifies that either: (i) it is not an organization described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986; or (ii) it is an organization described in section 501(c)(4) ofthe Internal Revenue Code of 1986 but has not engaged and will not engage in "Lobbying Activities," as that term is defined in the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995, as amended.
Ifthe Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party must obtain certifications equal in form and substance to paragraphs A(l) through A(4) above from all subcontractors before it awards any subcontract and the Disclosing Party must maintain all such subcontractors' certifications for the duration of the Matter and must make such certifications promptly available to the City upon request.

B. CERTIFICATION REGARDING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

If the Matter is federally funded, federal regulations require the Applicant and all proposed subcontractors to submit the following information with their bids or in writing at the outset of negotiations.

Is the Disclosing Party the Applicant?
[ ] Yes " [ ] No

If "Yes," answer the three questions below:
Flave you developed and do you have on file affirmative action programs pursuant to applicable federal regulations? (See 41 CFR Part 60-2.)
[ ] Yes [ ] No
Have you filed with the Joint Reporting Committee, the Director ofthe Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission all reports due under the applicable filing requirements?
[ J Yes I" j No [ ) Reports not required
Have you participated in any previous contracts or subcontracts subject to the equal opportunity clause?
[ J Yes f ] No

If you checked "No" to question (1) or (2) above, please provide an explanation:



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SECTION VII - FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AND CERTIFICATION

The Disclosing Party understands and agrees that:
The certifications, disclosures, and acknowledgments contained in this EDS will become part ofany contract or other agreement between the Applicant and the City in connection with the Matter, whether procurement, City assistance, or other City action, and are material inducements to the City's execution ofany contract or taking other action with respect to the Matter. The Disclosing Party understands that it must comply with all statutes, ordinances, and regulations on which this EDS is based.
The City's Governmental Ethics Ordinance, MCC Chapter 2-156. imposes certain duties and obligations on persons or entities seeking City contracts, work, business, or transactions. The full text of this ordinance and a training program is available on line at www.cilvofchicaao.org/Ethics . and may also be obtained from the City's Board of Ethics, 740 N. Sedgwick St Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 744-9660. The Disclosing Party must comply fully with this ordinance.
Ifthe City determines that any information provided in this EDS is false, incomplete or inaccurate, any contract or other agreement in connection with which it is submitted may be rescinded or be void or voidable, and the City may pursue any remedies under the contract or agreement (if not rescinded or void), at law, or in equity, including terminating the Disclosing Party's participation in the Matter and/or declining to allow the Disclosing Party to participate in other City transactions. Remedies at law for a false statement of material fact may include incarceration and an award to the City of treble damages.
It is the City's policy to make this document available to the public on its Internet site and/or upon request. Some or all of the information provided in, and appended to, this EDS .may be made publicly available on the Internet, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, or otherwise. By completing and signing this EDS, the Disclosing Party waives and releases any possible rights or claims which it may have against the City in connection with the public release of information contained in this EDS and also authorizes the City to verify the accuracy ofany information submitted in this EDS.
The information provided in this EDS must be kept current. In the event of changes, the Disclosing Party must supplement this EDS up to the time the City takes action on the Matter. Ifthe Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, the Disclosing Party must update Otis EDS as the contract requires. NOTE: With respect to Matters subject to MCC Chapter 1-23, Article I (imposing PERMANENT INELIGIBILITY for certain specified offenses), the information provided herein regarding eligibility must be kept current for a longer period, as required by MCC Chapter 1-23 and Section 2-154-^020.








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CERTIFICATION

Under penalty of perjury, the person signing below: (1) warrants that he/she is authorized to execute this EDS, and all applicable Appendices, on behalf of the Disclosing Party, and (2) warrants that all certifications and statements contained in this EDS, and all applicable Appendices, are true, accurate and complete as of the date furnished to the City.
Gentner, LLC

(Print or type exact legal name of Disclosing Party)

(Sign here)

Christopher Geni:ner
(Print or type name of person signing)

Manager
(Print or type title of person signing)

/ , /
Signed and sworn to before me on (date) IQ: lojdC jtf at cook County, niinois (state).

; "OFFICIAL SEAL" : ? MARIA E. LOPEZ I « Notary Public, State of Illinois % X My Commission Expires 01/11/2020 J


















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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX A

FAMILIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ELECTED CITY OFFICIALS AND DEPARTMENT HEADS

This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5%. It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.

Under MCC Section 2-154-015, the Disclosing Party must disclose whether such Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently has a "familial relationship" with any elected city official or department head. A "familial relationship" exists if, as of the date this EDS is signed, the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof is related to the mayor, any alderman, the city clerk, the city treasurer or any city department head as spouse or domestic partner or as any of the following, whether by blood or adoption: parent, child, brother or sister, aunt or uncle, niece or nephew, grandparent, grandchild, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, stepfather or stepmother, stepson or stepdaughter, stepbrother or stepsister or half-brother or half-sister.

"Applicable Party" means (1) all executive officers of the Disclosing Party listed in Section II.B.l.a., ifthe Disclosing Party is a corporation; all partners of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a general partnership; all general partners and limited partners of the Disclosing Party, ifthe Disclosing Party is a limited partnership; all managers, managing members and members of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited liabil ity company; (2) all principal officers of the Disclosing Party; and (3) any person having more than a 7.5% ownership interest in the Disclosing Party. "Principal officers" means the president, chief operating officer, executive director, chief financial officer, treasurer or secretary of a legal entity or any person exercising similar authority.

Does the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently have a "familial relationship" with an elected city official or department head?

[ ] Yes [x] No

If yes, please identify below (1) the name and title of such person, (2) the name of tbe legal entity to which such person is connected; (3) the name and title of the elected city official or department head to whom such person has a familial relationship, and (4) the precise nature of such familial relationship.
Not applicable








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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX B

BUILDING CODE SCOFFLAW/PROBLEM LANDLORD CERTIFICATION

This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5% (an "Owner"). It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.
Pursuant to MCC Section 2-154-010, is the Applicant or any Owner identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord pursuant to MCC Section 2-92-416?

[ ] Yes [x] No
If the Applicant is a legal entity publicly traded on any exchange, is any officer or director of the Applicant identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord pursuant to MCC Section 2-92-416?

[ ] Yes [x] No [ ] The Applicant is not publicly traded on any exchange.
If yes to (1) or (2) above, please identify below the name of each person or legal entity identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord and the address of each building or buildings to which the pertinent code violations apply.
























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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX C

PROHIBITION ON WAGE & SALARY HISTORY SCREENING - CERTD7ICATION

This Appendix is to be completed only by an Applicant that is completing this EDS as a "contractor" as defined in MCC Section 2-92-385. That section, which should be consulted (www.amlegal.com ), generally covers a party to any agreement pursuant to which they: (i) receive City of Chicago funds in consideration for services, work or goods provided (including for legal or other professional services), or (ii) pay the City money for a license, grant or concession allowing them to conduct a business on City premises.

On behalf of an Applicant that is a contractor pursuant to MCC Section 2-92-385,1 hereby certify that the Applicant is in compliance with MCC Section 2-92-385(b)(l) and (2), which prohibit: (i) screening job applicants based on their wage or salary history, or (ii) seeking job applicants' wage or salary history from current or former employers. I also certify that the Applicant has adopted a policy that includes those prohibitions.
[ ] Yes [ ]No
[yf N/A -1 am not an Applicant that is a "contractor" as defined in MCC Section 2-92-385. This certification shall serve as tlie affidavit required by MCC Section 2-92-385(c)(l).
If you checked "no" to the above, please explain.





















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1474.0000

CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT

SECTION I - GENERAL INFORMATION

A. Legal name ofthe Disclosing Party submitting this EDS. Include d/b/a/ if applicable: Gentner Fabrication, Inc.


Check ONE of the following three boxes:

Indicate whether the Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is:
[x] the Applicant
OR
[ ] a legal entity currently holding, or anticipated to hold within six months after City action on
the contract, transaction or other undertaking to which this EDS pertains (referred to below as the
"Matter"), a direct or indirect interest in excess of 7.5% in the Applicant. State the Applicant's legal
name: _
OR ' " ~ ' " "' '
[ ] a legal entity with a direct or indirect right of control of the Applicant (see Section 11(B)(1)) State the legal name ofthe entity in which the Disclosing Party holds a right of control:


B. Business address of the Disclosing Party: 28_47 west 47th place
Chicago, IL 6 0632
Telephone: 773 . 682 .2505 Fax: Email: ctg@gentnerdesign. com
Name of contact person: Christopher Gentner
Federal Employer Identification No. (if you have one):
Brief description ofthe Matter to which this EDS pertains. (Include project number and location of property, if applicable):
Application for a 6B Tax Incenitve for 2847 West 47th Place


G. Which City agency or department is requesting this EDS? Department of Planning & Development

Ifthe Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, please complete the following: :
Specification # n/a _ and Contract # k/a
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SECTION II -- DISCLOSURE OF OWNERSHIP INTERESTS

A. NATURE OF THE DISCLOSING PARTY
[ ] Person
[ ] Publicly registered business corporation [x] Privately held business corporation
[ ] Sole proprietorship
[ ] General partnership
[ ] Limited partnership
[ ] Trust
I ] Limited liability company
[ ] Limited liability partnership
[ ] Joint venture
[ ] Not-for-profit corporation
(Is the not-for-profit corporaiion also a 501(c)(3))?
[ ] Yes \ ] No [ ] Other (please specify)


2. For legal entities, the slate (or foreign country) of incorporation or organization, if applicable:

111inois

3. For legal entities not organized in the State of Illinois: Has the organization registered to do business in the State of Illinois as a foreign entity?

[xj Yes [ ] No [x] Organized in Illinois

B. IF THE DISCLOSING PARTY IS A LEGAL ENTITY:

1. List below the lull names and titles, if applicable, of: (i) all executive officers and all directors of the entity; (ii) for not-for-profit corporations, all members, if any, which are legal entities (if there are no such members, write "no members which are legal entities"); (iii) for trusts, estates or other similar entities, the trustee, executor, administrator, or similarly situated party; (iv) for general or limited partnerships, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships or joint ventures, each general partner, managing member, manager or any other person or legal entity that directly or indirectly controls the day-to-day management ofthe Applicant.

NOTE: Each legal entity listed below must submit an EDS on its own behalf.

Name , Title
Christopher Genter __ President and Secretary




2. Please provide the following information concerning each person or legal entity having a direct or indirect, current or prospective (i.e. within 6 months after City action) beneficial interest (including ownership) in excess of 7.5% ofthe Applicant. Examples of such an interest include shares in a corporaiion, partnership interest in a partnership or joint venture, interest of a member or manager in a

limited liability company, or interest of a beneficiary of a trust, estate or other similar eniily. If none, state "None."
NOTE: Each legal entity listed below may be required to submit an EDS on its own behalf.
Name Business Address Percentage Interest in the Applicant
Christopher Gentner 2847 West_ 47 th_Pla_ce





SECTION III -- INCOME OR COMPENSATION TO, OR OWNERSHIP BY, CITY ELECTED OFFICIALS

Has the Disclosing Party provided any income or compensation to any City elected official during the
12-month period preceding the date of this EDS? [ ] Yes [x] No

Does the Disclosing Parly reasonably expect to provide any income or compensation to any City
elected official during the 12-month period following the date ofthis EDS? [ ] Yes [x] No

If "yes" to either ofthe above, please identify below the name(s) of such City elected officials) and describe such income or compensation:
Not applicable _


Does any City elected official or, to the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable
inquiry, any City elected official's spouse or domestic partner, have a financial interest (as defined in
Chapter 2-156 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago ("MCC")) in the Disclosing Party?
[ J Yes [x] No

If "\ es." please identify below the name(s) of such City elected official(s) and/or spouse(s)/domesiic partner(s) and describe the financial interest(s).
Not applicable


SECTION IV - DISCLOSURE OF SUBCONTRACTORS AND OTHER RETAINED PA RITES

The Disclosing Party must disclose the name and business address of each subcontractor, attorney, lobbyist (as defined in MCC Chapter 2-156), accountant, consultant and any other person or entity whom the Disclosing Party has retained or expects to retain in connection with the Matter, as well as the nature ofthe relationship, and the total amount ofthe fees paid or estimated to be paid. The Disclosing Party is not required to disclose employees who are paid solely through the Disclosing Party's regular payroll. Ifthe Disclosing Party is uncertain whether a disclosure is required under this Section, lhe Disclosing Party must either ask the City whether disclosure is required or make the disclosure.

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Name (indicate whether Business Relationship to Disclosing Party Fees (indicate whether
retained or anticipated Address (subcontractor, attorney, paid or estimated.) NOTE:
to be retained) lobbyist, etc.) "hourly rate" or "t.b.d." is
not an acceptable response.
Daley & Georges, Ltd "retained" 20 S. Clark Street, Suite 400 Attorney $5000.00 estimated
Amy Degnan Chicago, IL 66663 billed hourly



(Add sheets ifnecessary)
[ ] Check here ifthe Disclosing Party has not retained, nor expects Lo retain, any such persons or entities. SECTION V - CERTIFICATIONS
COURT-ORDERED CHILD SUPPORT COMPLIANCE

Under MCC Section 2-92-415, substantial owners of business entities that contract with the City must remain in compliance with their child support obligations throughout the contract's term.

Has any person who directly or indirectly owns 10% or more ofthe Disclosing Party been declared in arrearage on any child suppoit obligations by any Illinois court of competent jurisdiction?

[ ] Yes [xJ No [ ] No person directly or indirectly owns 10% or more ofthe Disclosing Party.

If "Yes," has the person entered into a court-approved agreement for payment of all support owed and is the person in compliance wilh that agreement?

[ ] Yes [ ] No
FURTHER GER'I IFICATIONS

[This paragraph 1 applies only ifthe Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services.] In the 5-year period preceding the date ofthis EDS, neither the Disclosing Party nor any Affiliated Entity [see definition in (5) below] has engaged, in connection with the performance ofany public contract, the services of an integrity monitor, independent private sector inspector general, or integrity compliance consultant (i.e., an individual or entity with JegaJ, auditing, investigative, or oilier similar skills, designated by a public agency to help the agency monitor the activity of specified agency vendors as well as help the vendors reform their business practices so they can be considered for agency contracts in the future, or continue wilh a contract in progress).-
The Disclosing Parly and its Affiliated Entities are not delinquent in the payment ofany fine, fee, tax or other source of indebtedness owed to the Cily of Chicago, including, but no! limited to. water and sewer charges., license fees, parking tickets, property taxes and sales taxes, nor is the Disclosing Party delinquent in the payment ofany tax administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue.


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The Disclosing Party and, if the Disclosing Party is a legal entity, all of those persons or entities identified in Section 11(B)(1) ofthis EDS:

are not presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from any transactions by any federal, state or local unit of government;
have not, during the 5 years before the date of this EDS, been convicted of a criminal offense, adjudged guilty, or had a civil judgment rendered against them in connection with: obtaining, attempting to obtain, or performing a public (federal, state or local) transaction or contract under a public transaction; a violation of federal or state antitrust statutes; fraud; embezzlement; theft; forgery; bribery; falsification or destruction of records; making false statements; or receiving stolen property;
are not presently indicted for, or criminally or civilly charged by, a governmental entity (federal, state or local) with committing any of the offenses set forth in subparagraph (b) above;
have not, during the 5 years before the date ofthis EDS, had one or more public transactions (federal, state or local) terminated for cause or default; and
have not, during the 5 years before the date of this EDS, been convicted, adjudged guilty, or found liable in a civil proceeding, or in any criminal or civil action, including actions concerning environmental violations, instituted by the City or by the federal government, any state, or any other unit of local government.
The Disclosing Party understands and shall comply with the applicable requirements of MCC Chapters 2-56 (Inspector General) and 2-156 (Governmental Ethics).
Certifications (5), (6) and (7) concern:

the Disclosing Party;
any "Contractor" (meaning any contractor or subcontractor used by the Disclosing Party in connection with the Matter, including but not limited to all persons or legal entities disclosed under Section IV, "Disclosure of Subcontractors and Other Retained Parties");
any "Affiliated Entity" (meaning a person or entity that, directly or indirectly: controls the Disclosing Party, is controlled by the Disclosing Party, or is, with the Disclosing Party, under common control of another person or entity). Indicia of control include, without limitation: interlocking management or ownership: identity of interests among family members, shared facilities and equipment; common use of employees: or organization of a business entity following the ineligibility of a business entity to do business with federal or state or local government, including the City, using substantially the same management, ownership, or principals as the ineligible entity. With respect to Contractors, the term Affiliated Entity means a person or entity that directly or indirectly controls the Contractor, is controlled by it, or, with the Contractor, is under common control of another person or entity:
any responsible official of the Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity or any other official, agent or employee ofthe Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity, acting pursuant to the direction or authorization of a responsible official ofthe Disclosing Party, any Contractor or any Affiliated Entity (collectively "Agents").

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Neither the Disclosing Party, nor any Contractor, nor any Affiliated Entity of either the Disclosing Party or any Contractor, nor any Agents have, during the 5 years before the date ofthis EDS, or, with respect to a Contractor, an Affiliated Entity, or an Affiliated Entity of a Contractor during the 5 years before the date of such Contractor's or Affiliated Entity's contract or engagement in connection with the Matter:
bribed or attempted to bribe, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of bribery or attempting to bribe, a public officer or employee ofthe City, the State of Illinois, or any agency of the federal government or of any state or local government in the United States of America, in that officer's or employee's official capacity;
agreed or colluded with other bidders or prospective bidders, or been a party to any such agreement, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of agreement or collusion among bidders or prospective bidders, in restraint of freedom of competition by agreement to bid a fixed price or otherwise; or
made an admission of such conduct described in subparagraph (a) or (b) above that is a matter of record, but have not been prosecuted for such conduct; or
violated the provisions referenced in MCC Subsection 2-92-320(a)(4)(Contracts Requiring a Base Wage); (a)(5)(Debarment Regulations); or (a)(6)(Minimum Wage Ordinance).

Neither the Disclosing Party, nor any Affiliated Entity or Contractor, or any of their employees, officials, agents or partners, is barred from contracting with any unit of state or local government as a result of engaging in or being convicted of (1) bid-rigging in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-3; (2) bid-rotating in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-4; or (3) any similar offense ofany state or ofthe United States of America that contains the same elements as the offense of bid-rigging or bid-rotating.
Neither the Disclosing Party nor any Affiliated Entity is listed on a Sanctions List maintained by the United States Department of Commerce, State, or Treasury, or any successor federal agency.
[FOR APPLICANT ONLY] (i) Neither the Applicant nor any "controlling person" [see MCC Chapter 1-23, Article I for applicability and defined terms] ofthe Applicant is currently indicted or charged with, or has admitted guilt of, or has ever been convicted of, or placed under supervision for, any criminal offense involving actual, attempted, or conspiracy to commit bribery, theft, fraud, forgery, perjury, dishonesty or deceit against an officer or employee ofthe City or any "sister agency"; and (ii) the Applicant understands and acknowledges that compliance with Article I is a continuing requirement for doing business with the City. NOTE: If MCC Chapter 1-23, Article I applies to the Applicant, that Article's permanent compliance timeframe supersedes 5-year compliance timeframes in this Section V.
[FOR APPLICANT ONLY] The Applicant and its Affiliated Entities will not use, nor permit their subcontractors to use, any facility listed as having an active exclusion by the U.S. EPA on the federal System for Award Management ("SAM").
[FOR APPLICANT ONLY] The Applicant will obtain from any contractors/subcontractors hired or to be hired in connection with the Matter certifications equal in form and substance to those in Certifications (2) and (9) above and will not, without the prior written consent ofthe City, use any such
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contractor/subcontractor that does not provide such certifications or that the Appiicanl has reason to believe has not provided or cannot provide truthful certifications.

11. If the Disclosing Party is unable to certify to any ofthe above statements in this Part B (Further Certifications), the Disclosing Party must explain below:
None



If the letters "NA." the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.

i 2. To the best ofthe Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all current employees of the Disclosing Party who were, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the date of this EDS, an employee, or elected or appointed official, ofthe City of Chicago (if none, indicate with "N/A" or "none").
None _ _ _ _



13. To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a
complete list of all gifts that the Disclosing Party has given or caused to be given, at any time during
the 12-month period preceding the execution date ofthis EDS, to an employee, or elected or appointed
official, ofthe Cily of Chicago. For purposes ofthis statement, a "gift" does not include: (i) anything
made generally available to City employees or lo the general public, or (ii) food or drink provided in
the course of official City business and having a retaii value of less than $25 per recipient, or (iii) a
political contribution otherwise duly reported as required by law (if none, indicate with "N/A" or
"none"). As to any gift listed below, please also list the name of lhe City recipient.
None



C. CERTIFICATION OF STATUS AS FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
The Disclosing Party certifies that lhe Disclosing Party (check one)
[ ]'s M is not:

a "financial institution" as defined in MCC Section 2-32-455(b).
If ihe Disclosing Party IS a financial institution, then the Disclosing Parly pledges:

"Wc are not and will not become a predatory lender as defined in MCC Chapter 2-32. We further pledge thai none of our affiliates is, and none of them will become, a predatory lender as defined in MCC Ohapicr 2-32. We understand that becoming a predatory lender or becoming an affiliate of a predatory lender may result in the loss of the privilege of doing business with the City."

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If the Disclosing Party is unable to make this pledge because it or any of its affiliates (as defined in MCC Section 2-32-455(b)) is a predatory lender within the meaning of MCC Chapter 2-32, explain here (attach additional pages ifnecessary):
None



If the letters "NA," the word "None," or no response appears on the lines above, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party certified to the above statements.

D. CERTIFICATION REGARDING FINANCIAL INTEREST IN CITY BUSINESS

Any words or terms defined in MCC Chapter 2-156 have the same meanings if used in this Part D.
In accordance with MCC Section 2-156-110: To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, does any official or employee of the City have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the Matter?

[ ]Yes [x]No

NOTE: If you checked "Yes" to Item D(l), proceed to Items D(2) and D(3). If you checked "No" to Item D(l), skip Items D(2) and D(3) and proceed to Part E.
Unless sold pursuant to a process of competitive bidding, or otherwise permitted, no City elected official or employee shall have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name ofany other person or entity in the purchase of any property that (i) belongs to the City, or (ii) is sold for taxes or assessments, or (iii) is sold by virtue of legal process at the suit of the City (collectively, "City Property Sale"). Compensation for property taken pursuant to the City's eminent domain power does not constitute a financial interest within the meaning ofthis Part D.

Docs the Matter involve a City Property Sale?

[ ] Yes [x] No
If you checked "Yes" to Item D(l), provide the names and business addresses ofthe City officials or employees having such financial interest and identity the nature ofthe financial interest:

Name Business Address Nature of Financial Interest






4. The Disclosing Party further certifies that no prohibited financial interest in the Matter will be acquired by any City official or employee.

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E. CERTIFICATION REGARDING SLAVERY ERA BUSINESS

Please check cither (1) or (2) below. Ifthe Disclosing Party checks (2), the Disclosing Party must disclose below or in an attachment to this EDS all information required by (2). Failure lo comply with these disclosure requirements may make any contract entered inlo with the City in connection with the Matter voidable by the City.

_x__l. The Disclosing Party verifies that the Disclosing Party has searched any and all records of the Disclosing Parly and any and all predecessor entities regarding records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies during the slavery era (including insurance policies issued to slaveholders that provided coverage for damage lo or injury or death of their slaves), and the Disclosing Party has found no such records.

2. The Disclosing Party verifies that, as a result of conducting the search in step (1) above, the
Disclosing Party has found records of investments or profits from slaver)' or slaveholder insurance policies. The Disclosing Party verifies that the following constitutes full disclosure of all such records, including the names ofany and all slaves or slaveholders described in those records:
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SECTION VI -- CERTIFICATIONS FOR FEDERALLY FUNDED MATTERS

NOTE: If the Matter is federally funded, complete this Section VI. If the Matter is not federally funded, proceed to Section VII. For purposes ofthis Section VI, tax credits allocated by the City and proceeds of debt obligations of the City are not federal funding.

A. CERTIFICATION REGARDING LOBBYING

1. List below the names of all persons or entities registered under the federal Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995. as amended, who have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Mailer: (Add sheets ifnecessary):





(If no explanation appears or begins on the lines above, or ifthe letters "NA" or ifthe word "None" appear, it will be conclusively presumed that the Disclosing Party means that NO persons or entities registered under ihe Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995, as amended, have made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Disclosing Party with respect to the Matter.)

2. The Disclosing Parly has not spent and will not expend any federally appropriated funds to pay any person or entity listed in paragraph A(l) above for his or her lobbying activities or to pay any person or entity to influence or attempt to influence an officer or employee ofany agency, as defined by applicable federal law. a member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee

of a member of Congress, in connection with the award ofany federally funded contract, making any federally funded grant or loan, entering into any cooperative agreement, or to extend, continue, renew, amend, or modify any federally funded contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement.
The Disclosing Party will submit an updated certification at the end of each calendar quarter in which there occurs any event that materially affects the accuracy ofthe statements and information set forth in paragraphs A(l) and A(2) above.
The Disclosing Party certifies that either: (i) it is not an organization described in section 501(c)(4) ofthe Internal Revenue Code of 1986; or (ii) it is an organization described in section 501(c)(4) ofthe Internal Revenue Code of 1986 but has not engaged and will not engage in "Lobbying Activities," as that term is defined in the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995, as amended.
Ifthe Disclosing Party is the Applicant, the Disclosing Party must obtain certifications equal in form and substance to paragraphs A(l) through A(4) above from all subcontractors before it awards any subcontract and the Disclosing Party must maintain all such subcontractors' certifications for the duration ofthe Matter and must make such certifications promptly available to the City upon request.

B. CERTIFICATION REGARDING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Ifthe Matter is federally funded, federal regulations require the Applicant and all proposed subcontractors to submit the following information with their bids or in writing at the outset of negotiations.

Is the Disclosing Partv the Applicant? [ J Yes ' ' ' [ ] No

If "Yes," answer the three questions below:
flave you developed and do you have on file affirmative action programs pursuant to applicable federal regulations?' (See 41 CFR Part 60-2.)
[ ] Yes [ | No
Have you filed with the Joint Reporting Committee, the Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission all reports due under the applicable filing requirements?
[ ] Yes [ ] No [ ] Reports not required
Have you participated in. any previous contracts or subcontracts subject to the equal opportunity clause?
' i. I v^ ' [ | No

If you checked "No" to question (I) or (2) above, please provide an explanation.




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SECTION VII -- FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AND CERTIFICATION

The Disclosing Party understands and agrees that:
The certifications, disclosures, and acknowledgments contained in this EDS will become part of any contract or other agreement between the Applicant and the City in connection with the Matter, whether procurement, City assistance, or other City action, and are material inducements to the City's execution ofany contract or taking other action with respect to the Matter. The Disclosing Party understands that it must comply with all statutes, ordinances, and regulations on which this EDS is based.
The City's Governmental Ethics Ordinance, MCC Chapter 2-156, imposes certain duties and obligations on persons or entities seeking City contracts, work, business, or transactions. The full text ofthis ordinance and a training program is available on line at www.citv ofchicago.ora/Ethics. and may also be obtained from the City's Board of Ethics, 740 N. Sedgwick St., Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 744-9660. The Disclosing Party must comply fully with this ordinance.
Ifthe City determines that any information provided in this EDS is false, incomplete or inaccurate, any contract or other agreement in connection with which it is submitted may be rescinded or be void or voidable, and the City may pursue any remedies under the contract or agreement (if not rescinded or void), at law, or in equity, including terminating the Disclosing Party's participation in the Matter and/or declining to allow the Disclosing Party to participate in other City transactions. Remedies at law for a false statement of material fact may include incarceration and an award to the City of treble damages.
It is the City's policy to make this document available to the public on its Internet site and/or upon request. Some or all of the infomiation provided in, and appended to, this EDS may be made publicly available on the Internet, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, or otherwise. By completing and signing this EDS, the Disclosing Party waives and releases any possible rights or claims which it may have against the City in connection with the public release of information contained in this EDS and also authorizes the City to verify the accuracy ofany information submitted in this EDS.
The information provided in this EDS must be kept current, ln the event of changes, the Disclosing Party must supplement this EDS up to the time the City takes action on the Matter. If the Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services, the Disclosing Party must update this EDS as the contract requires. NOTE: With respect to Matters subject to MCC Chapter 1-23, Article I (imposing PERMANENT INELIGIBILITY for certain specified offenses), the information provided herein regarding eligibility must be kept current for a longer period, as required by MCC Chapter 1-23 and Section 2-154-020.








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CERTIFICATION

Under penalty of perjury, the person signing below: (1) warrants that he/she is authorized to execute this EDS, and all applicable Appendices, on behalf of the Disclosing Party, and (2) warrants that all certifications and statements contained in this EDS, and all applicable Appendices, are true, accurate and complete as of the date furnished to the City.
Gentner Fabrication, Inc.

(Print or^ype exact legal name of Disclosing Party)

(Sign here)

Christopher Gentner
(Print or type name of person signing)

President and Secretary
(Print or type title of person signing)


Signed and swom to

County, Illinois (state).


"OFFICIAL SEAL"

















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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX A

FAMILIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ELECTED CITY OFFICIALS AND DEPARTMENT HEADS

This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5%. It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.

Under MCC Section 2-154-015, the Disclosing Party must disclose whether such Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently has a "familial relationship" with any elected city official or department head. A "familial relationship" exists if, as of the date this EDS is signed, the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof is related to the mayor, any alderman, the city clerk, the city treasurer or any city department head as spouse or domestic partner or as any of the following, whether by blood or adoption: parent, child, brother or sister, aunt or uncle, niece or nephew, grandparent, grandchild, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, stepfather or stepmother, stepson or stepdaughter, stepbrother or stepsister or half-brother or half-sister.

"Applicable Party" means (1) all executive officers of the Disclosing Party listed in Section II.B. La., ifthe Disclosing Party is a corporation; all partners of the Disclosing Party, ifthe Disclosing Party is a general partnership; all general partners and limited partners ofthe Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited partnership; all managers, managing members and members ofthe Disclosing Party, ifthe Disclosing Party is a limited liability company; (2) all principal officers of the Disclosing Party; and (3) any person having more than a 7.5% ownership interest in the Disclosing Party. "Principal officers" means the president, chief operating officer, executive director, chief financial officer, treasurer or secretary of a legal entity or any person exercising similar authority.

Does the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently have a "familial relationship" with an elected city official or department head?

[ | Yes [xJ No

If yes, please identify below (1) the name and title of such person, (2) the name ofthe legal entity to which such person is connected; (3) the name and title ofthe elected city ofticial or department head to whom such person has a familial relationship, and (4) the precise nature of such familial relationship.
Not applicable









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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX B

BUILDING CODE SCOFFLAW/PROBLEM LANDLORD CERTIFICATION

This Appendix is lo be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5% (an "Owner"). It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.
Pursuant to MCC Section 2-154-010, is the Applicant or any Owner identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord pursuant to MCC Section 2-92-416?

[ ] Yes [x] No
Ifthe Applicant is a legal entity publicly traded on any exchange, is any officer or director of the Applicant identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord pursuant to MCC Section 2-92-416?

[ ] Yes [x] No [ ] The Applicant is not publicly traded on any exchange.


3. If yes to (1) or (2) above, please identify below the name of each person or legal entity identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord and the address of each building or buildings to which the pertinent code violations apply.

























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CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX C

PROHIBITION ON WAGE & SALARY HISTORY SCREENING - CERTIFICATION

This Appendix is to be completed only by an Applicant that is completing this EDS as a "contractor" as defined in MCC Section 2-92-385. That section, which should be consulted (www. am 1 eg al. c om), generally covers a party to any agreement pursuant to which they: (i) receive City of Chicago funds in consideration for services, work or goods provided (including for legal or other professional services), or (ii) pay the City money for a license, grant or concession allowing them to conduct a business on City premises.

On behalf of an Applicant that is a contractor pursuant to MCC Section 2-92-385,1 hereby certify that the Applicant is in compliance with MCC Section 2-92-385(b)(l) and (2), which prohibit: (i) screening job applicants based on their wage or salary history, or (ii) seeking job applicants' wage or salary history from current or former employers. I also certify that the Applicant has adopted a policy that includes those prohibitions.

[ ] Yes

L J No
[Vf N/A -1 am not an Applicant that is a "contractor" as defined in MCC Section 2-92-385. This certification shall serve as the affidavit required by MCC Section 2-92-385(c)(l). If you checked l:no" to the above, please explain.





















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