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Record #: O2022-1695   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 5/23/2022 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 6/22/2022
Title: Negotiated sale of vacant City-owned property at 5384 N Bowmanville Ave to Neighborspace for expansion of Bowmanville community-managed garden
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: PROPERTY - Sale
Attachments: 1. O2022-1695.pdf


OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
LORI K. LIGHTFOOT
MAYOR

May 23, 2022










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

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

Your favorable consideration of these ordinances will be appreciated.


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 ofthe Constitution ofthe 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 ofthe City (the "Citv 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 one (1) vacant parcel of land (approximately 4,632 sq. ft.) commonly known as 5384 North Bowmanville Avenue, 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 ofthe Proceedings ofthe City Council ("Journal") of such date (the "Original NeighborSpace Ordinance"), the City authorized the execution of an intergovernmental agreement between the City, the Chica...

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