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Record #: O2021-1646   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 4/21/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 5/26/2021
Title: Intergovernmental agreement with Chicago Board of Education and Public Building Commission of Chicago regarding sale of property at 9207 S Phillips Ave to Chicago Youth Centers for use as early childhood, after school, summer and community center
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: AGREEMENTS - Intergovernmental, - PROPERTY - Sale
Attachments: 1. O2021-1646.pdf, 2. O2021-1646 (V1).pdf

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

WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the City of Chicago (the "Board") is a body corporate and politic, organized under and existing pursuant to Article 34 of the School Code of the State of Illinois, 105 ILCS 5/1-1, et seq.; and

WHEREAS, the Public Building Commission of Chicago (the "PBC") is the owner in trust for the Board of certain real property located at 9207 South Phillips Avenue (improved with the former Kate S. Buckingham School) as legally described on Exhibit A (the "Property"); and

WHEREAS, pursuant to the City's request the Board is conveying the Property to the City; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Board Report Number 21-0324-OP1, adopted by the Board on March 24, 2021, the Board authorized the PBC to convey the Board's interest in the Property to the City subject to the conditions set forth in the Board Report; and

WHEREAS, the City Council finds that it is necessary or convenient to acquire the Property from the Board; and

WHEREAS, Article VII, Section 10 of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois, authorizes state and local governing bodies to cooperate in the performance of their responsibilities by contracts and other agreements; and

WHEREAS, the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act, 5 ILCS 220/1, et seq., similarly authorizes public agencies, including units of local government and school districts, to contract with one another to perform any governmental service, activity or undertaking; and

WHEREAS, the Local Government Property Transfer Act, 50 ILCS 605/0.01, et seq., authorizes and provides for municipalities to convey, grant or transfer real estate held by the municipality to any other municipality upon the agreement of the corporate autho...

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