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Record #: O2021-2616   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 6/25/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Transportation and Public Way
Final action: 7/21/2021
Title: Approval of plat of street naming for east/west public alley within block bounded by W Balmoral Ave, N Artesian Ave, W Berwyn Ave and N Campbell Ave as W Summerdale Ave
Sponsors: Vasquez, Jr., Andre
Topic: ALLEY - Miscellaneous
Attachments: 1. O2021-2616.pdf
ORDINANCE FOR STREET NAMING
WHEREAS, the City of Chicago ("City") is a home rule unit of government by virtue of the provisions ofthe 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 City's Department of Transportation ("CDOT') has received a request for address certificates related to the proposed construction of two (2) residential buildings (the "Proposed Buildings") to be located along the east-west alley (the "Alley") in the block bounded by West Balmoral Avenue, North Artesian Avenue, West Berwyn Avenue and North Campbell Avenue, as such Alley is depicted on the Plat of Naming attached hereto as Exhibit A; and

WHEREAS, the Proposed Buildings are Ideated behind existing residential buildings that front West Berwyn Avenue; and

WHEREAS, in order to facilitate the City's and various utilities' responses to service requests and emergencies, if any, at the Proposed Buildings and at any other buildings to be constructed along the Alley, CDOT, in consultation with other City departments, recommends that the Alley should be named "Summerdale Avenue," which is the name of the street that lines up on the City street grid with the Alley; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 2-102-030(n) of the Municipal Code of Chicago, the Commission of CDOT (the "Commissioner") has the power "to manage and control all matters pertaining to house numbers and street numbers, all matters pertaining to the maps and plats of the city relating to its watercourses, geographical aspects, public ways or other public places and all matters pertaining to the keeping of the records of maps and plats recorded in the city, and to make all maps and plats which may be required by any department of the city, if not made by another department of the city"; now, therefore,
Be It Ordained by the City Council ofthe City of Chicago:
SECTION 1. The above recitals are expressly incorporated in...

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