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Record #: O2022-3571   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 10/26/2022 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 11/16/2022
Title: Reciprocal grant agreement between Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center and City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development to integrate services for implementation of manufacturing competitiveness initiatives
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: AGREEMENTS - Grant
Attachments: 1. O2022-3571.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
LORI E. LIGHTFOOT
MAYOR
October 26. 2022










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request ofthe Commissioner of Planning and Development. I transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing the execution ofa renewed memorandum of understanding with the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center.

Your favorable consideration ofthis ordinance will be appreciated.


Very truly yours.

Mayor
ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City") is a municipal corporation and home rule unit of government under Article VII, Section 6(a) of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois; and

WHEREAS, the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center, an Illinois not for profit corporation ("IMEC"), desires to cooperate with the City, acting through its Department of Planning and Development ("DPD"), to assist in implementing the City of Chicago's industrial plans and initiatives; and
WHEREAS, on September 12, 2012, the City Council of the City of Chicago enacted an ordinance authorizing the commissioner of the predecessor department to DPD, or his or her designee, to enter into a grant agreement between DPD's predecessor department and IMEC for a term not to exceed 10 years, which term terminated of its own accord on September 30, 2022, and the parties desire to continue the relationship; and
WHEREAS, DPD and IMEC wish to enter into a grant agreement in which (1) IMEC would grant to the City the services of IMEC staff to assist in implementing the City of Chicago's industrial plans and initiatives (Industrial Plans) and other policies and programs of DPD, (2) DPD would grant to IMEC the services of DPD staff with a value not to exceed $150,000 per year (including salary, payroll-related taxes, insurance and fringe benefits), to support such Industrial Plans and other industrial policies and programs of DPD, and (3) the initial term would be two years, with DPD having the option of extending t...

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