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Record #: SO2011-1052   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 2/9/2011 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 3/9/2011
Title: Conveyance of vacant City-owned parcels of land to Chicago Park District for expansion of adjacent parks and sites in Calumet Area for restoration of ecosystem and access to natural resources
Sponsors: Daley, Richard M.
Topic: ENERGY/ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES - Open Space Impact Fees
Attachments: 1. O2011-1052.pdf, 2. SO2011-1052.pdf

CITY COUNCIL - City of Chicago City Hall, Room 200 121 North LaSalle Street Chicago, Illinois 60602 Telephone: (312) 744-6102 Fax: (312) 744-0770
RAY SUAREZ
Alderman, 31st Ward
4502 West Fullerton Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60639 Telephone: (773) 276-9100 Fax: (773) 276-2596
E-Mail: rsuarez@cityofchicago.org
Committee Memberships:
Housing and Real Estate (Chairman)
Committees, Rules and Ethics (Vice-Chairman)
Transportation and Public Way (Vice-Chairman)
Aviation
Budget and Government Operations Buildings Finance Zoning
March 9,2011 CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
TO THE PRESIDENT AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL:
Your Committee on Housing and Real Estate which was referred an ordinance - as amended -by the Department of Housing and Economic Development authorizing a conveyance of open space land and additional parcels to the Chicago Park District.
Having the same under advisement, begs leave to report and recommend that Your Honorable Body Pass the proposed ordinance - as amended- transmitted herewith.
This recommendation was concurred in by a vote of the members of the committee present with no dissenting votes.
Respectfully submitted,
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Ray Suarez, Chairman
ORDINANCE, AS AMENDED, AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF CALUMET SITES AND PARK EXPANSION PARCELS TO THE CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT
WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "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, the Chicago Park District (the "Park District") is a body politic and corporate organized and existing under the Chicago Park District Act, 70 ILCS 1505/0.01 et seq., with authority to exercise control over and supervise the operation of all parks within the corporate limits ofthe City; and
WHEREAS, the City owns 41 vacant parcels of land (approximately 3.5 acres) adjacent ...

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