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Record #: O2021-2181   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 5/26/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 6/25/2021
Title: Lease agreement with Neighborspace for use of vacant City-owned property located at 6029-6035 S Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive as community garden
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Attachments: 1. O2021-2181.pdf
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OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
LORF E. LIGHTFOOT
MAYOR

May 26, 2021









10 THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request ofthe Commissioner of Assets, Information and Services, I transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing the execution of a lease agreement with NeighborSpace.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

ORDINANCE

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:


SECTION 1: On behalf of the City of Chicago as Landlord, the Commissioner of the Department of Assets, Information & Services is authorized to execute a Lease Agreement with Neighborspace, as Tenant, for use of vacant City-owned property located at 6029-6035 South Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive as a community garden; such Lease to be approved as to form and legality by the Corporation Counsel in substantially the following form:
LEASE NO. 20372


LEASE AGREEMENT

THIS LEASE AGREEMENT (the "Lease") is made and entered into this day of
, 20 (the "Commencement Date") by and between, the CITY OF CHICAGO,
an Illinois municipal corporation and home rule unit of government (hereinafter referred to as "Landlord" or "City"), having its principal offices located at City Hall, 121 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60602, and NEIGHBORSPACE ("Tenant"), an Illinois not for profit corporation, having its principal offices located at 445 North Sacramento Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois.

RECITALS

WHEREAS, the City is the owner of more than 10,000 vacant parcels of real property that do not presently serve a municipal use; and

WHEREAS, many of the vacant parcels are blighted and require beautification in order to contribute to the aesthetics of the. blocks in which they are located; and

WHEREAS, one such vacant City-owned parcel is located at 6029-6035 South Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Chicago, Illinois (PINs 20-15-401-010 and -011); and

WHEREAS, Tenant is engaged in the busines...

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