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Record #: O2020-4574   
Type: Ordinance Status: Introduced
Intro date: 9/9/2020 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action:
Title: Intergovernmental agreement with Chicago Park District to conduct field study of 19.3 acre portion of Jackson Park and Midway Plaisance related to Obama Presidential Center
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: AGREEMENTS - Intergovernmental
Attachments: 1. O2020-4574.pdf


OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
LORI E. LIGHTFOOT
MAYOR

September 9, 2020










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request ofthe Commissioner of Planning and Development. 1 transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing the execution of an intergovernmental agreement with the Chicago Park District regarding a field study of Jackson Park.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.


Very truly yours.

ORDINANCE
WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City") is a home rule municipality as described in Section 6(a), Article Vll of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois; and
WHEREAS, the Chicago Park District (the "Park District") is a body politic and corporate and a unit of local government under Article Vll, Section 1 of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois; and
WHEREAS, the Park District proposes to undertake a field documentation study of Jackson Park, including the 19.3-acre portion thereof owned by the City (the "Project") as a necessary prerequisite to the implementation of certain proposed improvements related to the Obama Presidential Center; and
WHEREAS, the Park District has requested funds in an amount not to exceed $150,000 (the "Grant") from the City's Department of Planning and Development ("DPD") to support portions of the cost of the Project, and the City desires to provide such assistance; and
WHEREAS, the parties propose to enter into an intergovernmental agreement ("Agreement") authorizing and setting conditions on providing the Grant for the Project; and
WHEREAS, the parties propose to enter into the Agreement under the provisions of the Illinois Intergovernmental Cooperation Act, 5 ILCS 220/1 et seq.; and
WHEREAS, on January 15, 2020, the Park District's Board of Commissioners passed a resolution authorizing the Park District to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with the City to accept funds for certain park projects; now, therefore,
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