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Record #: O2022-2340   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 7/20/2022 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 7/20/2022
Title: First amendment to Ramova Theater Redevelopment Agreement with Our Revival Chicago LLC for property at 3518 S Halsted St
Sponsors: Dept./Agency
Topic: AGREEMENTS - Redevelopment
Attachments: 1. O2022-2340.pdf, 2. O2022-2340 (Electronic Copy).pdf, 3. O2022-2340 (V1).pdf
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO, ILLINOIS AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO A REDEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT AND AN AMENDMENT TO ITS AUTHORIZING ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, as a home rule unit of government under Section 6(a), Article VII of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois, the City of Chicago (the "City") has the power to regulate for the protection of the public health, safety, morals and welfare of its inhabitants, and pursuant thereto, has the power to encourage private development in order to enhance the local tax base, create employment opportunities and to enter into contractual agreements with private parties in order to achieve these goals; and

WHEREAS, the City is authorized under the provisions of the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act, 65 ILCS 5/11-74.4-1 et seq, as amended from time to time (the "Act"), to finance projects that eradicate blighted conditions through the use of tax increment allocation financing for redevelopment projects; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the City Council (the "City Council") of the City on January 14, 1997, a certain redevelopment plan and project (the "Plan") for the 35th/Halsted Redevelopment Project Area (the "Area") was approved pursuant to the Act; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the City Council on January 14, 1997, the Area was designated as a redevelopment project area pursuant to the Act; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the City Council on January 14, 1997, tax increment allocation financing was adopted pursuant to the Act as a means of financing certain Area redevelopment project costs (as defined in the Act) incurred pursuant to the Plan; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the City Council on April 24, 2020 (the "Initial Ordinance"), and published at pages 15233-15295 of the Journal of the Proceedings of the City Council (the "Journal"), which Initial Ordinance was amended by an ordinance adopted by the City Council on May 26, 2021 and ...

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