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Record #: O2021-2867   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 6/25/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 7/21/2021
Title: Sale of vacant City-owned property at 5136-5152 S Carpenter St and 5156-5158 S Carpenter St to NeighborSpace for expansion of Stockyards Community Garden
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: PROPERTY - Sale
Attachments: 1. O2021-2867.pdf


OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CfTY OF CHICAGO
l.ORI F. I.1GHTFOOT
MAYOR

June 25, 2021










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Planning and Development, 1 transmit herewith ordinances authorizing the sale of City-owned properties.

Your favorable consideration of these ordinances will be appreciated.

ayor


Very truly yours
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO, ILLINOIS AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF CITY LAND TO NEIGHBORSPACE

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago ("City") is a home rule unit of government by virtue of the provisions of the 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, there is a lack of sufficient open space in the City for recreational and aesthetic uses, as documented in the comprehensive plan entitled "CitySpace: An Open Space Plan for Chicago" (the "CitySpace Plan"), and as a result there is a need to develop small open spaces as parks, gardens and natural areas for public use; and

WHEREAS, the CitySpace Plan sets forth certain goals and objectives for increasing open space in the City; and

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City (the "City Council") finds that the establishment of additional public open space and parkland is essential to the general health, safety and welfare of the City; and

WHEREAS, the City owns nine (9) vacant parcels of land (approximately 0.76 acres) commonly known as 5136-52 & 5156-58 South Carpenter Street, Chicago, Illinois, which is legally described on Exhibit A attached hereto (subject to final survey and title commitment, the "Property"): and

WHEREAS, by ordinance adopted on March 26, 1996, and published at pages 18969 to 18979 in the Journal of the Proceedings of the City Council of such date (the "NeighborSpace Ordinance"), the City authorized the execution of an intergovernmental agreement between the City, the Chicag...

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