Journal of the Proceedings of the City Council of the City of Chicago - February 19, 2020

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Source: Journal of the Proceedings of the City Council of the City of Chicago

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Published by the Authority of the City Council of the City of Chicago
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JOURNAL of the PROCEEDINGS
of the CITY COUNCIL
of the CITY of GHICAGO, ILLINOIS
Regular Meeting -- Wednesday, February 19, 2020

at 10:00 A.M.
Council Chamber -- City Hall -- Chicago, lllinois
OFFICIAL RECORD.

LORI E. LIGHTFOOT
Mayor
ANDREA M. VALENCIA
City Clerk

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Regular Meeting - Wednesday, February 19,2020

TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Public Comment

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Communications From City Officers

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Reports Of Committees..

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Committee on Finance
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Committee on the Budget and Government Operations .

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Committee on Economic, Capital and Technology Dgvelopment

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Committee on Ethics and Government Oversight

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Committee on Environmental Protection and Energy

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Committee on Health and Human Relations

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Committee on Housing and Real Estate

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Committee on License and Consumer Protection

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Unfinished Business
Committee on Pedestrian and Traffic Safety

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Committee on Public Safety

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Committee on Transportation and Public Way

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Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards..

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Agreed Calendar

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New Business Presented By Aldermen.

Traffic Regulatiohs, Traffic Sigrs, Etc.

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Zoning Ordinance Amendments
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Unclassified Matters.

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Approval Of The Journal

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Unfinished Business
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Free Permits, License Fee Exemptions, Etc.

Miscellaneous Business
Legislative lndex
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Appendix A

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Attendance At Meeting.
present The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, and Aldermen La Spata, Hopkins, Dowell, King, Hairston, Saver, Mitchell, Harris, Beale, Sadlowski G?o1, Thompson, C6rdenas, duinn, Burke, Lopez, Coleman, Moore, Curtis, OShea, Taylor, Brookins, Rodriguez, Tabares, Scott, Sigcho-Lopez, Maldonado, Burnett, Ervin, Taliaferro, Reboyras, Cardolna, Waguespack, Rodriguez-Sanchez, Austin, Ramirez-Rosa, Villegas,.Mitts, Sposato, Nugent, Vas!uez, Napolitano, Reilly, Smith, Tunney, Gardiner, Cappleman, Martin, Osterman, Hadden, Silverstein.

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Call To Order.
On Wednesday, February 19,2020 at 10:00 A.M., the Honorable lori !, Lightfoot, Mayo1, called the City C6uncilto oider. The Honorable Andrea M. Valencia, City Clerk, called the roll of members and it was found that there were present at that time: Aldermen La Spata, Hopkins, Dowell, King, Hairston, Sawyer, Mitchell, Harris, Beale, Sadlowski Garza,
Th6mpson, C6rdenas, Quinn, Burke, Lopez, Coleman, Moore, Curtis, OShea, TqVlOr, Brookins, Rodriguez, Tabares, Scott, Sigcho-Lopez, Maldonado, Burnett, Ervin, Taliaferro, Reboyras, Cardbna, Waguespack, Rodriguez-Sanchez, Austin, Villeg_as, Mitts, Sposato, Nugeht, Vasquez, Napolitano, Reilly, Smith, Tunney, Gardiner, Cappleman, Martin, Osterman, Hadden, Silverstein .. 49.
Quorum present.

Pledge Of Allegiance.
Alderman Reboyras led the City Council and assembled guests in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America.

lnvocatioJl.
Stephen A. Garner, lead apostle of Rivers of Living Water Ministries lnternational, opened the meeting with prayer.

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PUBLIC COMMENT.
ln accordance with the City Councils Rules of Order and Procedure, the following members of the general public addressed the City Council:

Will Jennings Maddy Pydisetty Susanne Atanus Robert Grillo
Amanda Ehrenford Catrina Roberts George Blakemoore Nathaniel Smith Cydney Sylvan Wallace Darrell Dacres Sylvia Panek
llir Sulejmani ln accordance with the City Councils Rules of Order and Procedure, the following members of the general public registered to address the City Council but did not testify:

Rachel Schafer Babette Neuberger Emily Aguilar
Susanna Anthony Dante Hamilton Edvette Jones Devora Klionsky Patricia Cora

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COI/IVI U N I CATIONS, ETC

ln accordance with the City Councils Rules of Order and Procedure, the following members of the general public submitied written comments to the City Council.
Susanna Anthony Cesar Quiroz
Adam H. Kaniewski
REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY OFFICERS.

Ru/es Suspended -- RECOGNITION EXTENDED TO NIKOLE HANNAH-JONES AS
STELLAd JOURNALIST AND FOR DEDICATION AND COTVIMITMENT TO
COVERAGE OF RACIAL ISSUES AND INJUSTICES.
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The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, presented the following communication:
OFFICE OF THE IIAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

Febru ary 19, 2020

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN -- I transmit herewith, together with Aldermen Dowell, King, Hairston, Sawyer, Mitchell, Harris, Beale, Coleman, lVloore, Curtis, Taylor, Brookins, Jr., Scott, Jr., Burnett, Jr., Ervin, Taliaferro, Austin, Mitts, Martin and Hadden, a congratulatory resolution concerning Nikole Hannah-Jones.
Your favorable consideration of this resolution will be appreciated.
Very truly yours, Signed
LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, MaYor.

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Alderman Mitchell moved
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the Rules Temporaily to permit immediate
consideration of and action upon the said proposed resolution. The motion Prevailed.
The following is said proposed resolution
WHEREAS, lt is especially appropriate during Black History Month forthe members of this chamber to honor author and investigative reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones for her lifelong commitment to journalism, and particularly for her steadfast and dedicated coverage of race relations and civil rights in the United States; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Hannah-Jones career in journalism began at a young age in Waterloo, lowa, where she attended an almost all-white school as part of a voluntary school busing desegregation program. She wrote about her experiences in the high school newspaper;
and
WHEREAS, ln 1998, Ms. Hannah-Jones earned a bachelors degree in history and African-American studies from the University of Notre Dame. ln 2003, she graduated with a masters degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hills School of Journalism and Mass Communications, where she was a Roy H. Park Fellow; and WHEREAS, After completing her graduate studies, Ms. Hannah-Jones began her career journalism covering education for the Raleigh News and Observe,r, a position she held for three years, before moving to Portland, Oregon, where, for six years, she did feature work for The Oregonian and expanded herwriting portfolio to include demographics, government, and the census; and in
WHEREAS, lnspired by lda B. Wells, Ethel Payne, Simeon Booker, Claude Sitton and other heroic beat reporters who wrote about race in the face of adversity and frequent threats against their lives, Ms. Hannah-Jones joined the New York-based, non-profit news organization ProPublica in 2011, where she worked for three years as an investigative reporter covering civil rights and chronicling how official policies and laws, such as redlining and lack of enforcement of the Fair Housing Act, perpetuate systemic and institutional racism; and WHEREAS ,1n2015, Ms. Hannah-Jones became a staff reporter for The New York Times, where, in 2019, she wrote the first essay published as part of the 1619 Project to mark the 400th anniversary of American slavery, an ongoing initiative begun by The New York Times Magazine, which "aims to reframe the countrys history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of our national narrative";
and
WHEREAS, An internationally recognized authority on housing discrimination, racial segregation, and the desegregation and re-segregation of American schools, Ms. HannahJones many accomplishments include serving on the National Advisory Commission

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for Civil Disorders and being named Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists. A three-time recipient of the Society of Professional Journalists,
Pacific Northwest, Excellence in Journalism Award, Ms. Hannah-Jones is also a recipient of the 2012 Gannett Foundation lnnovation in Watchdog Journalism Award; 2013 Sidney Award for Outstanding lnvestigative Journalism in Service of the Common Good; 2015
Peabody Award; 2015 Fred M. Hechinger Grand Prize for Distinguished Education Reporting; 2016 George Polk Award for radio reporting; and 2017 MacArthur Foundation Award. A2017 Emerson Fellow at the New America Foundation, she is currently writing a book on school segregation, titled "The Problem We All Live With, which is scheduled for publication in June; and
WHEREAS, tn addition to her many literary achievements, in 2015, along with fellow African-American journalists Ron Nixon, Corey Johnson and Topher Sanders, Ms. HannahJones cofounded the lda B. Wells Society for lnvestigative Reporting, which provides fellowships, training and mentorship to aspiring journalists of color around the United States and partners with numerous universities to promote the study of journalism; now, therefore,
Be /f Reso/ved, That we, the Mayor and members of the City Council of the City of Chlcago, assembled this 19th day of February 2020, do hereby recognize Nikole HannahJones for her stellar career in journalism, and for her unfailing commitment to promoting honest discussions about race in America, to confronting racial injustice and inequality, and to better protecting the civil rights of all Americans; and
Be tt Further Resolved, That a suitable copy of this resolution be presented
to
Nikole Hannah-Jones as a token of our appreciation and esteem.

On motion of Alderman Mitchell, seconded by Aldermen Ervin, Dowell, King, Moore, Curtis, Mitts, Cappleman and Hadden, the foregoing resolution was Adopted by yeas and nays as follows:

Yeas Aldermen La Spata, Hopkins, Dowell, King, Hairston, Sawyer, Mitchell, Harris, Beale, SadlowSki Garza, ThompsOn, C6rdenaS, Quinn, Burke, Lopez, Coleman, Moore, Curtis, OShea, Taylor, Brookins, Rodriguez, Tabares, Scott, Sigcho-Lopez, Maldonado, Burnett, Ervin, Taliaferro, Reboyras, Cardona, Waguespack, Rodriguez-Sanchez, Austin, Ramirez-Rosa, Villegas, Mitts, Sposato, Nugent, Vasquez, Napolitano, Reilly, Smith, Tunney, Gardiner, Cappleman, Martin, Osterman, Hadden, Silverstein - 50.

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Alderman Thompson moved to reconsider the foregoing vote. The motion was lost.

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joining with At this point in the proceedings, the Honorable Lori Lightfoot, Mayor, rose and the members of the iity Council expressed her support for and recognition of Nikole HannahJones for her lifelong commitment to journalism and dedicated and impassioned coverage of race relations and iivit rignts in the United States. Best known for her contributions to Ihe New York Times Magazines 1619 Project", over years and across mediums Ms. HannahJones has compiteO-a OoOy of work that stands as "an exploration -of the dimensions of slaverys 40O-year-legacy on our nation and national identity", the Mayor observed, and althouih grappting wiln piesent-day subjects her reporting. successfully manages to connect our pa-st ind breJent across every facei of our society with an honest and brutal historical context. Mth an intent and focus to "orce us to confront our hypocrisy . . fiorce us to confront the truth that we would ratherrgnore, Ms. Hannah-Jones work can be divesting and enraging, the Mayor continued, but also empowering and illuminating in its trulh by providing ,,bri-dg6
between our past and present . . . and to the future we want to create". As our nation a celebrites Black History Month it is apropos that we also celebrate the voice of Nikole Hannah-Jones, Mayor Ugnttoot declared, and the nanative she tells as captured in her essay for the "161g irolect" in ilnicn she writes: "we were told once, by virtue of our bondage, that we could never bb American . . . but it was by virtue of our bondage that we became the most American of all". Mayor Lightfoot then invited Nikole Hannah-Jones to the Mayors rostrum where she presentedher witn a parchment copy of the congratulatory resolution.

Rules Suspended -- SUPPORT EXTENDED TO REAUTHORIZATION OF VIOLENCE

AGAINST WOMEN ACT AND GRATITUDE EXTENDED TO ADVOCATES AND
SERVICE PROVIDERS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS.

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The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, presented the following communication:
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

Febru ary 19, 2020

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN I transmit herewith, together with City Clerk Valencia and Aldermen Dowell, King, Hairston, Harris, Garza, Coleman, Taylor, Tabares, RodriguezSanchez, Austin, Mitt; Nugent, Smith, Hadden and Silverstein, a resolution regarding progress in eradicating violence against women.

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Your favorable consideration of this resolution will be appreciated Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, MaYor.

to Suspend the Rules Temporarity lo permit immediate the said proposed resolution. The motion Prevailed.
upon consideration of and action Alderman Mitchell moved
The following is said proposed resolution:

WHEREAS, Domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking undermine safety and justice across all communities; and
WHEREAS, Domestic violence does not discriminate, and anyone of any race, age, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic background, or gender can be a victim - or perpetrator -- of domestic violence; and WHEREAS, According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, on average, 24 people.per minute are victims of rapi, physicalviolence, or stalking by an intimate partner in the United States -- more than 12 mittioh women and men over the course of a year. These violent crimeS often result in severe mental, physical, and economic trauma; and WHEREAS, ln an effort to address domestic violence, Congress p.as.seq the federal ViolencJ Againit Women Act in 1994. The Act sought to improve criminal justice and community--based responses to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking; and WHEREAS, The Act established the Office on Violence Against Women within the Department of Justice to provide a wide range of programs and services to address the epiOemic of domestic violence, including communityviolence prevention p.rograms, fundingfor victim assistance services iike rape Lrisis centeis, hotlines and legal aid for survivors of domestic violence; and WHEREAS, The Acts passage and its reauthorization in 2OOO, 2005, and 2013 have justice cnangeO tne landscape tor victimi who once suffered in silence, and has helped the our society that is a crime forms, its syste-m acknowledge that domestic violence, in all of will not tolerate; and
WHEREAS, Despite the progress made under the Act, domestic viole.nce, sexual assault, dating violenie, anO statXing remain a nationalpublic health issue, and this violence disproportionitety impacts women, bhildren, and LGBTQ! individuals; and WHEREAS, The Violence Against Women Act has once again expired, and it must be reauthorized to continue the piogress made to stem domestic violence, and to serve and protect its survivors; and

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WHEREAS, The City recognizes and applauds the successful efforts made under the Act, Uui acfnJwfebges tnat tnerd is much w6ik ahead, and looks forward to the day when no one is subject t-o tne scourge of domestic violence; now, therefore,
Be /t Reso/ved, That we, the Mayor and members of the City Council of the -City. of 2020, do hereby recommit to eradicating Cnicago, alierdf"O inis tb" day of February -step, supportllg ihe reauthorization of the first ne6essary a as ind, oomeiti6 violence Vior"nCe Against Wom6nAct, and we aiso commbnd and offei our sincerest thanks to the socialworliers, aOiociies, organizations, law enforcement officials, health care"providers, and others wno woiti tiret6ssy to end domestic violence and offer services to its victims;
and
Be lt Further Reso/yed, That suitable copies of this resolution be prg99nJed to Senators Richard Durbin anAiamry Duckworth, asa sign of our commitment to this important issue On motion of Alderman Mitchell, seconded by Alderman Mitts, the foregoing resolution was Adopted by yeas and naYs as follows:

yeas - Aldermen La Spata, Hopkins, Dowell, King, Hairston,.Sawyer, Mitchell, Harris, gealJ, SaOtowsi Cio", fnoinpsirn, C6rdenas, Quinn, Burke,Lopez, Coleman, Moore, tryt"i-ioiini, i6driguez, Tibares, Scott, Sigcho-Lopez, Maldonado, Crft;, o;$n
grinelt, -grin, faiiiterio, Reboyias, Caidona, .Waguespack, Rodriglez.-Sa.nchez,Austin, Smith, Tunney, . namirei-nosa, Viffegis, nhitts, Sfiosato, Nugent, Vasquez, Napolitano, Reilly, -.
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Silverstein Hadden, Martin,Obterman, dirOiner, Capplemai, Nays .. None.

Alderman Mitchell moved to reconsider the foregoing vote. The motion was lost.
At this point in the proceedings, the Honorable Lori Lightfoot, M.aYor, ro?e- 11ioi1lgyit the memoeis of the bity coun6ilexpressed her compassiol q1 support.for the victims of domestic violence. Nheineitocal, stite or federal, as 6lected officials we all swear an oath to pioi"A tnose e s"rrJ, ne Mayoi stated, and neaily ?.5 years a9.9, Jhe TeT9g_n of the United 56i;;congrer! furnltio tnat 6ath and passed thd bipartisan Violence Against women Act strengtlel community-based ;iii;h fel$d to improvJ ifie Criminal justice systdm.and -sexual and stalking.. Howe-v-er, a assault, violence, dating violence, Oomeiiic iijJpons"im the Mayor rrrif" pi"iJoilegiJfiiion cann6t be e-xpected to resolve this horrific.epidemic, assaulted sexually will be ;;tA, is siatisticrJno inii one in five riromen and one in 71 men form of some men--experience in ineiitirLi, one in three women and one in six gender-based b.y affected iexual violence, inO oh"n of color are disproportionat-ely go unreponeo violence. Along with these disturbing numbers, 63 percent of sexual assaults inconceivable with live often victims and observed, Mayor because surviiors-are teriitieo, the or even retaliation humiliation, public or ridicule ones, loved by triumi as a result oi ieiection sexualviolence lower to helped.
Wo_11e1Act-has Against Viotence thaiihe oejtn. oos"rving new bt s-O pJri"nt ii in" iast 20 years 5nd the MeToo Movement has.given survivors called and is needed work iir""gth to inare inJi.ii6ries,Mayor Lignog! stated that more and more 6;-th"-UniiJA-StalesCongiessio tatie further action and implem.ent stronger who have those all crimes.
horrific common-sense reioi to uring an end to these -Thanking.
sure and make the.victims help.uplift who and cause dedicated their livel to tnis imortant survivor of her admiration declared Lightfoot Mayor mdre, a comruriityao ,every that we "r foith;ilaire,hgth ind Courage an-d affirmed that "We believe you. We see you. We i.Efii.rgo hear you."

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Referred -- REAPPOINTMENT OF STEPHANIE COX-BATSON AS MEMBER OF
BOARD OF ETHICS.
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The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was Referred to the Committee on Ethics and Government Oversight:

OFFICE OF THE NflAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

February 19, 2024

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN - I have reappointed Stephanie Cox-Batson as a member of the Board of Ethics for a term effective immediately and expiring July 31 ,2023.
Your favorable consideration of this appointment will be appreciated.

Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, Mayor.

Referred REAPPOINTTVIENT OF A. THOIVIAS PASPALAS AS MENilBER OF
GREEKTOWN/HALSTED Corvrrvr SS rON SPEC rAL SERV CE AREA NO. 1 6.

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The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was Referred to the Committee on Economic, Capital and Technology Development:

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OFFICE OF THE TUAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
Febru ary 19, 2024

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

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I have reappointed A. Thomas Paspalas as a member of LADIES AND GENTLEMEN
Special Service Area Number 16, the Greektown/Halsted Commission, for a term effective immediately and expiring December 31,2021.
Your favorable consideration of this appointment will be appreciated.

Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, Mayor,
Referred -- REAPPOINTIVIENT OF ALEXANDER THEOHARIS AS IVIEMBER OF
GREEKTOWN/HALSTED CON/tvllSSlON SPECIAL SERVICE AREA NO. 16.
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The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was Referred to the Committee on Economic, Capital and Technology Development:
OFFICE OF THE IXAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

Febru ary 1 9, 2O2A

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago.

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN -- I have reappointed Alexander Theoharis as a member of Special Service Area Number 16, the Greektown/Halsted Commission, for a term effective immediately and expiring December 31, 2021.

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Your favorable consideration of this appointment will be appreciated
Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, Mayor,
Refened -- REAPPOINTMENT OF WALLACE S. ANDERSEN AS MEMBER OF
CLARK STREET COMMTSSTON SPECAL SERVTCE AREA NO. 24.
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The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was Referred to the Committee on Economic, Capital and Technology Development:

OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

February 19, 2020.

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN .. I have reappointed Wallace S. Andersen as a member of Special Service Area Number 24, the Clark Street Commission, for a term effective immediately and expiring January 15,2022.
Your favorable consideration of this appointment will be appreciated
Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, Mayor.

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Referred -- APPOINTIilENT OF VANEfiA ROY AS TUEMBER OF 71srlSTONY
coMMrsstoN spECrAL sERVtcE AREA NO. 42.
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The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was Referred to the Committee on Economic, Capital and Technology Development:

OFFICE OF THE IVIAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

Febru ary 19, 2020

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago.

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN -- I have appointed Vanetta Roy as a member of Special Service Area Number 42, the 71VStony Commission, for a term effective immediately and expiring April 1 1, 2022, such period allocated as follows: a term effective immediately and expiring April 1 1, 2O2O to succeed Marianne L. Walther, whose term has expired, followed immediately by a fulltwo-year term.
Your favorable consideration of this appointment will be appreciated.

Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E LIGHTFOOT, Mayor
Referred -- APPOINTIUENT OF IVIARIO CORREA AS I/EMBER OF SAUGANASH
coNnMrssroN spEClAL sERVtcE AREA NO. 62.
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The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, lt/layor, submitted the following communication which was Referred to the Committee on Economic, Capital and Technology Development:

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OFFICE OF THE IVIAYOR
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Febru ary 1 9, 2020.

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN -- I have appointed Mario Correa as a member of Special Service Area Number 62, the Sauganash Commission, for a term effective immediately and expiring January 15,2022, to succeed Jeanne Marie S. Jardien, whose term has expired.
Your favorable consideration of this appointment will be appreciated.

Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, Mayor.

_APPOINTTVIENT OF LISSETTE CASTANTON AS IUEVIBER OF CHICAGO
COMMUNlry LAND TRUST BOARD.
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REfETTEd
The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was Referred to the Committee on Housing and RealEsfate;

OFFICE OF THE IXAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

Febru ary 1 9, 2020

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

LADIES AND GENTLEIVIEN -- I have appointed Lissette Castafreda as a member of the Chlcago Community Land Trust Board for a term effective immediately and expiring February 1,2021, to succeed Patricia Abrams, whose term has expired.

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Your favorable consideration of this appointment will be appreciated
Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, Mayor.

Referred -- REAPPOINTMENT OF DEBORAH E. BENNETT
CHICAGO LOW-INCOME HOUSING TRUST FUND BOARD.

AS

MEIMBER OF
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The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was Referred to the Committee on Housing and RealEsfate;
OFFICE OF THE N/IAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

Febru ary 1 9, 2020

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

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LADIES AND GENTLEMEN I have reappointed Deborah E. Bennett as a member of the Chicago Low-lncome Housing Trust Fund Board for a term effective immediately and expiring December 31, 2021.
Your favorable consideration of this appointment will be appreciated.

Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E LIGHTFOOT, lVlayor

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-- APPOINTIVIENT OF EI4ILO L. CARRASQUILLO AS

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CHICAGO LOW-INCOIUE HOUSING TRUST FUND BOARD.
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The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was Referred to the Committee on Housing and RealEsfate;

OFFICE OF THE IVAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

February 19, 2020.

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN - I have appointed Emilio L. Carrasquillo as a member of the Chicago Low-lncome Housing Trust Fund Board for a term effective immediately and expiring December 31,2020, to succeed La Toya Dixon, whose term has expired.
Your favorable consideration of this appointment will be appreciated.

Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E LIGHTFOOT, Mayor.

-- APPOINTTVIENT OF ANDREW E. GEER AS IUEIVIBER OF CHICAGO
LOW-INCOME HOUSING TRUST FUND BOARD.

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The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was Referred to the Committee on Housing and RealEstafe:

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OFFICE OF THE IIAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

Febru ary 19, 2020

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN -- I have appointed Andrew E. Geer as a member of the Chicago Low-lncome Housing Trust Fund Board for a term effective immediately and expiring December 31,2020, to succeed Kristin K. Burton, whose term has expired.
Your favorable consideration of this appointment will be appreciated.

Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, Mayor.

Referred REAPPOINTIVIENT oF WAYNE L. GoRDoN AS

MEIVIBER oF

LOW-INCON4E HOUSING TRUST FUND BOARD.
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The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was Referred to the Commiftee on Housing and RealEstafe:
OFFICE OF THE NilAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

Febru ary 19, 2020

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago.

LADIES AND GENTLEIVIEN - I have reappointed Wayne L. Gordon as a member of the Chicago Low-lncome Housing Trust Fund Board for a term effective immediately and expiring December 31, 2020.

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Your favorable consideration of this appointment will be appreciated
Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E LIGHTFOOT, fillayor
Referred -- APPOINTMENT OF GRACE CHAN MC KIBBEN
CHICAGO LOW-INCOME HOUSING TRUST FUND BOARD.

AS

MEIVIBER OF
1A2O2O-311

The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was Referred to the Committee on Housing and RealEstafe:
OFFICE OF THE IXAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

Febru ary 1 9, 2020

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN - I have appointed Grace Chan ltlcKibben as a member of the Chicago Low-lncome Housing Trust Fund Board for a term effective immediately and expiring December 31, 2021, to succeed Gabriela Roman, whose term has expired.
Your favorable consideration of this appointment will be appreciated
Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E LIGHTFOOT, Mayor

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2t19t2020

REAPPOINTMENT OF THOMAS IUC NULTY AS IUEMBER OF CHICAGO
LOW-INCOME HOUSING TRUST FUND BOARD.

RefeTTed --

lA2O20-271

The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was Referred to the Committee on Housing and Real Estate:

OFFICE OF THE N/IAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

Febru ary 1 9, 202A.

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN - I have reappointed Thomas McNulty as a member of the Chicago Low-lncome Housing Trust Fund Board for a term effective immediately and expiring December 31, 2020.
Your favorable consideration of this appointment will be appreciated.

Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E LIGHTFOOT, Mayor.

-- APPOINTTVIENT OF ARSHELE STEVENS AS TUEMBER OF CHCAGO
LOW-INCOIUE HOUSING TRUST FUND BOARD.
w2a2o-32

REfeTTed
The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, /layor, submitted the following communication which was Referred to the Committee on Housing and RealEstate:

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COIUN/I U N ICATIONS,
ETC

1

3935

OFFICE OF THE NXAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

Febru ary 1 9, 202A.
To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN - I have appointed Arshele Stevens as a member of the Chicago Low-lncome Housing Trust Fund Board for a term effective immediately and expiring December 31,2O2O, to succeed Levoi K. Brown, whose term has expired.
Your favorable consideration of this appointment will be appreciated
Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E LIGHTFOOT, Mayor.

Referred -- REAPPOINTIVIENT OF DAVID WELLS AS IUEIUBER OF CHICAGO LOW-

INCOME HOUSING TRUST FUND BOARD.
lA202O-281

The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was Referred to the Committee on Housing and RealEstafe:
OFFICE OF THE IVIAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

Febru ary 19, 2020

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

LADIES AND GENTLEIVIEN - I have reappointed David Wells as a member of the Chicago Low-lncome Housing Trust Fund Board for a term effective immediately and expiring December 31, 2020.

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2119t2020

Your favorable consideration of this appointment will be appreciated
Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E LIGHTFOOT, fi/layor
Referred
AMENDNIENT OF SECTON 2-32-031 OF MUNICIPAL CODE
REGARDING AUTHORIZATION OF CIry COMPTROLLER TO PROCURE
OWNER-CONTROLLED INSURANCE POLICY FOR CONSTRUCTION AND
OPERATIONS AT CHCAGO OHARE AND MIDWAY INTERNATONAL AIRPORTS.
1o2020-800I

The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was, together with the proposed ordinance transmitted therewith, Referred to the Committee on Finance:

OFFICE OF THE N/IAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

Febru ary 19, 202A

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicaga.

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN

- At the request of the City Comptroller, I transmit herewith
an ordinance amending Section 2-32-031 of the Municipal Code regarding insurance collateral.
Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated
Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E LIGHTFOOT, Mayor

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2t19t2020

CON/IM U N I CATIONS, ETC.

1

3937

Refened -- AMENDMENT OF CHAPTERS 3-43 AND 3-44 OF MUNICIPAL CODE
REGARDING TAXES ON SHPMENTS OF RETAIL BOTTLED WATER OR RETAIL
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FROM OUTSIDE CHICAGO.
102020-8011

The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was, together with the proposed ordinancg transmitted therewith, Referred to the Commiftee on Finance:
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
Febru ary 19, 2020

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN .. At the request of the City Comptroller, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending Chapters 3-43 and 344 of the Municipal Code regarding taxes on shipments from outside Chicago.
Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated
Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, Mayor.

AMENDMENT OF CHAPTER 4-156 OF MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING
COLLECTION OF AMUSEMENT TAX FROM TOUR BOAT OPERATORS AND
ADMISSION FEES ON INTER.TRACK WAGERING FACILITIES.
Referred --

102020-8021

The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was, together with the proposed ordinance transmitted therewith, Referred to the Commiftee on Finance:

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2t19t2020

OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
Febru ary 19, 2020

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN

-

At the request of the City Comptroller, I transmit herewith
an ordinance amending Chapter 4-1 56 of the Municipal Code regarding the amusement tax.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.
Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, Mayor.

Referred
-- AIVIENDMENT OF

SECTION
REGARDING ISSUANCE OF NOTICE
COM PLIANCE VIOISTI ONS.

FOR

OF MUNICIPAL

CODE
PARKING, STANDING OR

9-1OO-O3O

1c2020-8031

The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was, together with the proposed ordinance transmitted therewith, Refened to the Commiftee on Finance:
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

February 19, 2020.

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN - At the request of the City Comptroller, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending Chapter 9-100 of the Municipal Code regarding vehicle-related violations.

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2119t2020

COMMUNICATIONS, ETC

1

3939

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, lilayor,
Refened -- SALE OF CITY-OWNED PROPERTY AT 3518 AND 3520 S. HALSTED
ST. TO AND EXECUTION OF REDEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH OUR
REVIVAL CHICAGO LLC FOR RESTORATION OF RAMOVA THEATER.
102020-15431

The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was, together with the proposed ordinance transmitted therewith, Referred to the Committee on Finance:

OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
February 19, 2020.

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN - At the request of the Commissioner of Planning and Development, I transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing the execution of a redevelopment agreement for the Ramova Theater.
Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, Mayor.

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Referred AMENDMENT OF

N CI

2t19t2020

L--CH I CAGO

VARIOUS TAX INCREMENT FINANCING

REDEVELOPMENT PLANS AND PROJECTS.
102020-886, 02020-890, 02020 -894, 02020-896, 02020-901, 02020-902, c2020-903, 02020-904, 02020-905, 02020-906, 02020-907, 02020-908, 02020-909I

The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was, together with the proposed ordinances transmitted therewith, Refened to the Commiftee on Finance:
OFFICE OF THE IUAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

Febru ary 19, 2020

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

-

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN
At the request of the Commissioner of Planning and Development, ltransmit herewith ordinances amending various TIF Plans.
Your favorable consideration of these ordinances will be appreciated.

Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, Mayor,
Referred -- RESTRUCTURING OF MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOAN PROVIDED TO

HEARTLAND PHOENIX HOUSE LLC TO FINANCE ONGOING AND FUTURE
REHABILITATION OF BUILDING AT 1251 S. SAWYER AVE.
1c2020-16271

The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was, together with the proposed ordinance transmitted therewith, Referred to the Commiftee on Finance:

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13941

COMMUNICATIONS, ETC

OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

February 19, 2020
To the Honorable, The City Council of the CW of Chicago:

:

At the request of the Commissioner of Housing, I transmit LADIES AND GENTLEMEN
herewith an ordinance authorizing the execution of a multi-family housing loan, property conveyance and amendment to a redevelopment agreement for Heartland Phoenix House.
Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, Mayor,
Refened -- ISSUANCE OF MULTI-FAMILY PROGRAM FUNDS TO

AND EXECUTION

OF FUNDING LOAN AGREEMENT WITH CASA VERACRUZ LLC

FOR
LOCATIONS.
ACQUISITION AND REHABILITATION OF BUILDINGS AT VARIOUS
1c.2020-2451

The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was, together with the proposed ordinance transmitted therewith, Refened ta the Committee on Finance:
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

February 19, 2020.
To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN -. At the request of the Commissioner of Housing, I transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing the execution of a loan agreement with Casa Veracruz and associated issuance of tax-exempt housing revenue bonds and debt restructuring.

29

13942

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Iry
2t1912020

COU NCI L-.CH I CAGO

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated
Very truly yours, Signed
LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, fi/layor,
Referred-- SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION AND AMENDMENT OF YEAR 2020
ANNUAL APPROPRIATION ORDINANCE WITHIN FUND NO. 925.
102020-8041

The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was, together with the proposed ordinance transmitted therewith, Referred to the Committee on the Budget and Government Operations:
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

February 19, 2020.

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN .- At the request of the Budget Director, I transmit herewith a Fund 925 amendment.
Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.
Very truly yours, Signed
LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, Mayor,

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Refened
COMMUNICATIONS, ETC.

SUPPORT

1

OF COOK COUNTY CLASS L TAX

3943

INCENTIVE

FOR REHABILITATION OF BUILDING AT 226 W. JACKSON BLVD.
IO2O2O-8781

The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was, together with the proposed ordinance transmitted therewith, Referred to the Commiftee on Economic, Capital and Technology Development:
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

February 19, 2020.

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN .. At the request of the Commissioner of Planning and Development, I transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing a Class L tax status for property located at226 West Jackson Boulevard.
Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, Mayor,
Referred
LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH BUCKTO N COMMUNIry ORGANIZATION FOR INSTALLATION OF MURAL ON EXTERIOR WALL OF
BUCKTOWN.WICKER PARK BRANCH OF CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY AT
1701 N. MILWAUKEE AVE.
102020-1346I

The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was, together with the proposed ordinance transmitted therewith, Refened to the Committee on Housing and Real Estate:

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JOU RNAL--C ITY COU NCI L--CH ICAGO

OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

February 19, 2020.

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN .. At the request of the Commissioner of Assets, lnformation and Services, I transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing the execution of a license agreement with the Bucktown Community Organization.
Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, Mayor.

Referred
- SALE OF AIR RIGHTS TO AMTRAK lN CONJUNCTION WTH UNION

STATION TRANSPORTATION CENTER.

lo2o2o-8771
The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was, together with the proposed ordinance transmitted therewith, Referred to the Commiftee on Housing and Real Esfafe;
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

Febru
ary 19, 2020

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City ot Chicago:

-

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN
At the request of the Commissioner of Transportation, I
transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing the sale of air rights in conjunction with the Union Station Transportation Center.

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13945

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated
Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, Mayor.

Refened -- AMENDMENT OF LEASE AGREEMENTS WITH VARIOUS ENTITIES.
1c2020- 1 232, c2420- 1 286, 02020- 1 3 1 5I
The Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, submitted the following communication which was, together with the proposed ordinances transmitted therewith, Refened to the Commiftee on Housing and Real Estate:

OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO

February 19, 2020.

To the Honorable, The City Council of the City of Chicago:

lSDlES AND GENTLEMEN - At the request of the Commissioner of Assets, lnformation and Services, I transmit herewith ordinances authorizing the execution of lease agreements.
Your favorable consideration of these ordinances will be appreciated.

Very truly yours,
Signed LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, Itlayor.

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