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Record #: O2021-1649   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 4/21/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Special Events, Cultural Affairs and Recreation
Final action: 5/26/2021
Title: Concession license agreement with Shift Transit LLC for operation of McDonald's Cycle Center in Millennium Park
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: AGREEMENTS - License
Attachments: 1. O2021-1649.pdf
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OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
LORI E. LIGHTFOOT
MAYOR

April 21, 2021










TO THE HONORABLE. THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, I transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing the execution of a concession agreement with Shift Transit, LLC for cycle center services at Millennium Park.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

ORDINANCE REGARDING MCDONALD'S CYCLE CENTER CONCESSION LICENSE AGREEMENT

WHEREAS, the Commissioner of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events ("DCASE") has the authority, under section 10-36-140 of the Municipal Code, to negotiate and enter into, subject to the approval of the City Council, and after publicly soliciting requests for proposals or qualifications, concession agreements for food, beverages, goods and services within Millennium Park; and

WHEREAS, McDonald's Cycle Center, located within Millennium Park, is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to promoting the use of bicycles for commuting to and from Chicago's Loop, in an effort to reduce traffic and pollution in the city, by providing various services to bicyclists; and

WHEREAS, on November 1, 2019, DCASE issued a Request for Proposals ("RFP") for a Concessionaire to operate McDonald's Cycle Center. Proposals in response to the RFP were received on December 30, 2019; and
WHEREAS, on October 15, 2020, the proposal submitted by Shift Transit, LLC ("Shift Transit") received the highest overall rating among the submitted proposals, and Shift Transit was selected as the preferred respondent; and

WHEREAS, DCASE and Shift Transit have agreed to the terms and license fees, for the City's grant of a license to Shift Transit to operate the McDonald Cycle Center as a City concessionaire, which are reflected in the McDonald Cycle Center Concession License Agreement, which is attached hereto as Exhibit A ("Concession Li...

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