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Record #: O2011-1053   
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: Acceptance of Chicago Park District properties at 4109 S Princeton Ave and 3622 S Wabash Ave
Sponsors: Daley, Richard M.
Topic: PROPERTY - Acquisition
Attachments: 1. O2011-1053.pdf

RICHARD M. DALEY
MAYOR
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
February 9, 201
TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO
Ladies and Gentlemen:
At the request of the Commissioner of Housing and Economic Development, I transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing an acceptance of property from the Chicago Park District.
Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

ORDINANCE
WHEREAS, the City of Chicago ("City") is a home rule unit of government by virtue of Article VII, Section 6(a) 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, Chicago Park District ("Park District") is a body politic and corporate created pursuant to the Chicago Park District Act, 70 ILCS 1505/0.01, et seq., and a unit of local government under Article VII, Section 1 of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois, and as such, has the authority to exercise control over and supervise the operation of all parks within the corporate limits of the City; and
WHEREAS, Article VII, Section 10 of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois, authorizes state and local governing bodies to cooperate in the performance of their responsibilities by contracts and other agreements; and
WHEREAS, the Local Government Property Transfer Act, 50 ILCS 605/0.01 et seq. (the "Transfer Act"), authorizes and provides for municipalities to convey, grant or transfer real estate held by the municipality to any other municipality upon the agreement of the corporate authorities governing the respective parties; and
WHEREAS, the Park District proposes to transfer to the City the approximately 0.37 acres of real property identified by the Park District as "Park 454," commonly known as 4109 S. Princeton Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, and more particularly described on Exhibit A to this ordinance (the "Park 454 Property"), subject to the terms and conditi...

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