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Record #: O2020-2794   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 5/20/2020 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 6/17/2020
Title: Acquisition of property interests for reallocation and construction of Department of Streets and Sanitation facility adjacent to 1616 S Steward Ave
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: PROPERTY - Acquisition
Attachments: 1. O2020-2794.pdf


OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
LORI E. LIGHTFOOT MAYOR
May 20, 2020









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 an ordinance authorizing an acquisition of property at 1635 South Canal.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.


Very truly yours,

ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago ("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 government and affairs; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Planning and Development (the "Department") has proposed the replacement of the Department of Streets and Sanitation facility located at 18"1 Street and Clark Street (the "Existing Facility") and relocation of the Existing Facility to land owned by the City at 1616 South Stewart (the "City Land"); and

WHEREAS, the Department has identified seven (7) parcels of real property adjacent to the City Land, located in the Redevelopment Area (as defined below) and listed on the attached Exhibit A (the "Acquisition Parcels"), that the City may acquire in furtherance of the redevelopment objectives set forth in the Redevelopment Plan (as defined below), either through negotiated sale or by exercise of the City's eminent domain power and authority; and

WHEREAS, the Acquisition Parcels will be assembled with the City Land in order to enable the City to construct a replacement facility for the Existing Facility, which will provide a more efficient layout (the "Project"); and

WHEREAS, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the City Council of the City ("City Council") on June 10, 1998, and published at pages 70700-70712 of the Journal of the Proceedings of the Chy Council (the "Journal") of such date, a certain redevelopment plan and project (the "Initial Redevelopment Plan") for ...

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