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Record #: O2019-9393   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 12/18/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 1/15/2020
Title: Acquisition or purchase of property at 941-943 W Castlewood Terrace for expansion of John T. McCutcheon School with structure addition and ancillary improvements
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: PROPERTY - Acquisition
Attachments: 1. O2019-9393.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
LORI E. LIGHTFOOT
MAYOR

December 18,2019










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Fleet and Facility Management, I transmit herewith an ordinance conferring acquisition authority on the Public Building Commission for property located at 941-43 West Castlewood Terrace.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.


Very truly yours.

Mayor
ORDINANCE

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

WHEREAS, pursuant to the provisions of Public Building Commission Act (50 ILCS 20/1 et seq.; the "Act"), which authorizes the creation of public building commissions and defines their rights, powers and duties,, the City Council (the "City Council") of the City created the Public Building Commission of Chicago (the "Commission") for the purpose of facilitating the construction of public buildings and improvements; and

WHEREAS, the Commission has heretofore undertaken a program involving the acquisition, construction, alteration, repair, renovation, rehabilitation, enlargement and improvement of public elementary schools and related ancillary facilities for use by various governmental agencies including, the Board of Education of the City of Chicago (the "Board of Education"); and

WHEREAS, on December 20, 2006, the Board of Education adopted Resolution 06-1220-RS6 authorizing intergovernmental agreements between the Board of Education, the City and the Commission for the acquisition of property, the design and construction of new public schools and the rehabilitation and renovation of existing schools by the Commission on behalf of the Board of Education; and

WHEREAS, on June 26, 2019, the Board of Education ado...

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