Journal of the Proceedings of the City Council of the City of Chicago - April 24, 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 Councit of the City of Chicago
COPY

JOURNAL of the PROCEEDINGS
of the CITY GOUNCIL
of the CITY of CHIGAGO, ILLINOIS
Regular Meeting -- Friday, April 24,2020

at 10:00 A.M.
Teleconference
OFFIGIAL RECORD.

VOLUME
LORI E. LIGHTFOOT
Mayor
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ANDREA M. VALENGIA
City Clerk

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Regular Meeting - Friday, April24,2020

TABLE OF GONTENTS
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Public Comment
Communications From City Officers Unfinished Business
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Reports Of Committees.

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Committee on Finance
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Committee on Economic, Capital and Technology Development

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Committee on Environmental Protection and Energy
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Committee on Housing and Real Estate

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Committee on License and Consumer Protection

Committee on Pedestrian and Traffic 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.

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Traffic Regulatiohs, Traffic Sighs, Etc.

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Zoning Ordinance Amendments
Claims

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Unclassified lVlatters.

Free Permits, License Fee Exemptions, Etc

Approval Of The Journal
Unfinished Business

Miscellaneous Business
Legislative lndex

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Appendix A

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Attendance At Meeting.
Present -- The Honora.ble Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, and 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.
Absent -- None
Call To Order.
On Friday, April 24, 2020 at 1:00 P.M., the Honorable Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor, called the City Council to order and noted that pureuant".to lllinois Executive Order 2020-07, issued on March 16,2020 and suspending in-person attendance requirements of the Open Meetings Act and encouraging remote participation, that this meeting was being conducted by videoconference. The clerk then 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 Gatza, Thompson, Cdrdenas, 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
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Pledge Of Allegiance.
l/layor Lightfoot led the City Council and assembled guests in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America.

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lnvocation Alderman Reboyras opened the meeting with prayer.

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

Father Larry Dowling Megan Green
DanielAdams Bonita Harrison Nicholas Katsafados H. Demetrius Bonner Sean Duffy Dr. Dennis French Brian Bennett Ezekiel Morris Michael Robin
Andrew Lovell 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:

Kelsey Hallin Kathleen Roberts Nykea Pippion McGriff

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In accordance with the City Councils Rules of Order and Procedure, the following members of the general public submitted written comments to the City Council.
Ed Abbas
JillAdamski Akintayo Akinyemi
KemiAkinyemi Farrah Ali
Chris B.
Rushim Bains
Amy Bauchess Geraldine Blair Pat Boyd Maria Bunta
Maggie Dorothy Cacioppo Gustavo Caneli Laura Chase-Smith Rishab Chawla
Alicia Davis-Wade
Joseph DeBella,
Jr.

Mary Desloover
Emily Divaro Liza Echeverria
Susan Edwards Midwest Electric, lnc.

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Simon Enwia Real Estate Nancy@ Family Pride Realty Francesca Fee
Adam C. Fee Robert Fox t4ichael Freeman IMike Freeman
Brilliant Future lil. Jane Garvey
Jerry Gately Steven /. Grabarczyk Quinn Guan Roman Hajnas
Christina Hansen Bona Heinsohn
Rick Huskey Dr. Cia Johnson Julie Johnson Charlotte Jones
Beco Kalaperovic Shantanu Kamra Deliht Kilyan Andrew Lachowi cz
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Debbie Lakamp Paddy Lawber Donald LeBoyer Jenne LeFevre-Rosegay Daisy Lezama Ed Lowrie
Sanjay tvlarathe James VlcKenzie Kelli tMcSherry
Alex Vleixner Peter tMilic Erica tflinchella
David Noble Kerry OConnor lVlatej P.

Tom Pavkov IVIarta Piechnik
Agnes Piersa Zenon Piersa Elpido Quiballo, Jr.

Ashok Rajpal Dheera Rajpal Sangita Rajpal Felix Rodriguez
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Eric Rubenstein Casey Schepp Zachary Schmidt Raymond Snowden Stephanie Cheyenne Snyder Susannah Spiess Sophie T.
Richard Taczynski Bruce Theobald Tony Troyer Beata Velyvyte Barb Vicroy Gustavo Villacorta Nancy Villacorta Joh n Zejicek
Michael Zink
REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY OFFCERS.

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AUTHORIZATION FOR VARIOUS CITY DEPARTMENTS TO

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INSTITUTE

EMERGENCY MEASURES IN RESPONSE TO COVID.19 PANDEMIC
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At this point in the proceedings, Alderman Dowell moved that the City Council consider the report of the Commitiee on the Budget and Government Operations, deferred and publisted inihe Journal of the Proceedings ofthe City Council of the City of Chicago of April 22,2019, page 15024, recommending that the City Council pass the proposed ordinance authorizing
vaiious city departments to institute emergency measures in response to the COVID19 pandemic, printed on pages 15024 through 15027.

Alderman Lopez raised a point of order stating that pursuant to the City Councils Rules of Order and Probedure the next matter to be considered under the regular order of business would be the report of the Committee on Finance and that any deviation from that order would require a suspension of the rules.
stated that pursuant to Rule 3 of the City Councils Ru.les of Order and Mayor Lightfoot -all questions relating to the priority of business shall be decided_by tl.te Chair, Proc6dure without debate, subject to app-eal and therefore the motion by Alderman Dowell was in order.
Alderman Lopez moved to appealthe ruling of the Chair.
The Mayor then stated "Shall the Ruling of the Chair be Sustained?"

The clerk called the roll and the ruling of the Chair was Susfained by yeas and nays as follows:

Yeas - Aldermen La Spata, Hopkins, Dowell, King, Mitchell, Harris, Sadlowski Gaza, Thompson, C6rdenas, Quinn, Moore, Curtis, OShea, Brookins, Rodriguez, Tabares, Scott, Burnett, Taliafeno, Reboyras, Cardona, Waguespack, Austin, Villegas, Mltts, Sposato, Nugent, Reilly, Smith, Tunney, Gardiner, Cappleman, Martin, Osterman, Hadden, Silverstein .. 36.

Aldermen Hairston, Sawyer, Beale, Burke, Lopez, Coleman, Taylor, SigchoLope2, Maldonado, Ervin, Rodriguez-Sanchez, Ramirez-Rosa, Vasquez, Napolitano - 14.

Nays
After debate, Alderman Reilly moved the previous question.
The clerk called the roll and the motion to move the previous question Prevailed by yeas and nays as follows:

Yeas Aldermen Hopkins, Dowell, Mitchell, Harris, Sadlowski Gaza, Thompson, C6rdenas, Quinn, Curtis, OShea, Rodriguez, Tabares, Scott, Burnett, Taliaferro, Reboyras, Cardona, Waguespack, Austin, Villegas, Mitts, Sposato, Nugent, Reilly, Smith, Tunney, 30.
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Thereupon, on motion of Alderman Dowell, the said proposed ordinance was Passed by yeas and nays as follows:
Yeas -- Aldermen Dowell, Harris, Sadlowski Garza, Thompson, Cdrdenas, Quinn, Curtis, OShea, Brookins, Tabares, Scott, Burnett, Taliaferro, Reboyras, Cardona, Waguespack, Austin, Villegas, Mitts, Sposato, Nugent, Reilly, Smith, Tunney, Gardiner, Cappleman, Osterman, Hadden, Silverstein .- 29.

Nays--Aldermen La Spata, Hopkins, King, Hairston, Sawyer, Mitchell, Beale, Burke, Lopez, Coleman, Moore, Taylor, Rodriguez, Sigcho-Lopez, Maldonado, Ervin, Rodriguez-Sanchez, Ramirez-Rosa, Vasquez, Napolitano, Martin - 21.
Alderman Thompson moved to reconsider the foregoing vote. The motion was lost.
The following is said ordinance as passed:
WHEREAS, Beginning in late 2019, a new and highly communicable type of Coronavirus, now commonly known as COVID-19, emerged and began to spread rapidly. Despite efforts to contain COVID-19, it continues to spread throughout Chicago and the State of lllinois;
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WHEREAS, COVID-19 presents an extraordinarily severe and unprecedented threat to the populace of Chicago. lt is necessary and appropriate for the City of Chicago "City" to take immediate measures to protect the health, safety, and welfare of its residents; and WHEREAS, On March 18, 2020, acting pursuant to Section 2-4-110 of the Municipal Code "Code", the Mayor declared that a state of emergency exists in Chicago and issued Emergency Executive Order Number 2020-1, conferring additional temporary authority for certain essential City functions and services; and WHEREAS, The City is a home rule municipality as described in Section 6a, Article Vll of the 1970 Constitution of the State of lllinois, and as such may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs, including the exercise of police powers to protect the public health, safety, and welfare of its citizens; and WHEREAS, lt is vital that City government continue to act swiftly and effectively to help and support our residents and employees during this public health emergency caused by COVID-19 "Emergency", including legislative adoption and ratification of provisions in Executive Order Number 2020-1 and the passage of additional legislative measures; now, therefore,

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Be lt Ordained by the City Council of the City of Chicago:

Article
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Fiscal And Procurement-Related.

SECTION 1. The Budget Director is authorized to appropriate Emergency-related funds not otherwise appropriated by ordinance from federal, state and other sources. To enable prompt and efficient use of such funds to address the Emergency, the Budget Director is authorized to temporarily establish new funding lines, and temporarily transfer or otherwise reallocate currently appropriated funds within any given City Department, in anticipation of the pertinent Emergency funding. The Budget Director shall provide a weekly summary of any such Emergency-related budgetary activity to the Committee on the Budget and Government Operations. To provide clarity regarding the purpose and limitation of this Section, it is re-stated that any and allfunds appropriated pursuant to this section shall be used solely and exclusively for COVID-1g-related response costs.
SECTION 2. The Chief Procurement Officer is authorized to enter any contract that she deems necessary and appropriate to respond to the Emergency, subject to a limit of $1,000,000.00 per contract. Any such contract shall include terms that the Chief Procurement Officer deems necessary to effectively address the Emergency, notwithstanding any Code provision to the contrary, and shall be subject to the availability of funds duly appropriated for said purpose. The Chief Procurement Officer shall provide a weekly summary of any such contracting activity to the Committee on the Budget and Government Operations.
SECTION 3. Any new contract or amendment to an existing contract executed by the Commissioner of Health to address the Emergency between March 1,2020 the threshold date for CARES Act reimbursement and the effective date of this ordinance, and in anticipation of the City receiving a federal or state grant or other reimbursement, is ratified regardless of the ultimate source of funds applied to that contract.

SECTION 4. The Commissioner of Assets, lnformation and Services, in exercising authority under Section 2-51-05012 of the Code to enter into temporary agreements for the use and occupancy of real property, with prior advice and consent of the Corporation Counsel or his designee, is authorized to provide indemnification in such agreements and extend the temporary period of occupancy if the City concludes that doing so is necessary or appropriate to effectively address the Emergency.
SECTION 5. Any Economic Disclosure Statement or comparable disclosure that is required of any person entering into an Emergency-related agreement with the City for:
i the temporary use and occupancy of real property, ii the purchase or lease of supplies, equipment, or other goods, or iii the provision of services for, on behalf of, or at the request of the City, shall be submitted to the City pursuant to the standard processes and requirements, but within 60 days after the execution of the pertinent agreement.

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Article ll.
Tolling Of Deadlines And Other Time-Based Requiremenfs.

SECTION 1. Until this ordinance self-repeals as provided for in Article lV, the Director of the Department of Administrative Hearings is authorized to continue or otherwise postpone hearings and determinations on matters before that Department as in her judgment will promote the public good and facilitate the work of the Department of Public Health. Said suspension of adjudicatory proceedings shall toll any mandatory time limits to request or hold a hearing, file a motion, or render a decision, and shall also toll any storage fees imposed by the Code.

SECTION 2. ln this Section 2, the Chicago Plan Commission, the Building Board of Appeals, the Zoning Board of Appeals, the Commission on Chicago Landmarks and the Community Development Commission shall be referred to as the "Boards and Commissions." lf the Boards and Commissions fail to implement properly and fairly functioning remotely conducted proceedings by May 15, 2020, this Section 2 shall be automatically repealed on that date.
The chairmen of the Boards and Commissions shall promulgate Emergency rules for the conduct of their public meetings or hearings, which: i may include reasonable extensions on all deadlines that the Code imposes upon the Boards and Commissions regarding the timing of meetings, hearings, recommendations and final decisions, ii shall provide for public participation by remote means, and iii may impose reasonable limitations on the number or class of speakers. Any such rules shall only apply while this Section is in effect and shall supersede any otherwise applicable Code provision that does not allow for public participation by remote means.

Any deadline for action imposed upon the Boards and Commissions, or upon the City Council pursuant to Chapter 2-120 the Landmarks Ordinance or Title 17 the Zoning Ordinance of the Code that, if not met, would result in an automatic approval or denial is hereby tolled, which tolling shall preserve the status quo at the time of tolling.

Article lll.
Em ployee-Rel ated
And Miscellaneous.

SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any more restrictive provision in the Salary Resolution, the City is authorized to pay employees who are rendered unable to work because of an Emergency-related suspension or discontinuation of City services, their regular salary or hourly wage and provide them their regular benefits.

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SECTION 2. Notwithstanding any more restrictive provision in the Salary Resolution, the Commissioner of Human Resources is authorized to implement the City of Chicago Sick Leave Policy Addendum, published in the City of Chicago Employees portion of the Resources tab of the City of Chicago COVID-19 web page, as amended to reflect changes in pertinent governing state or federal law SECTION 3. Notwithstanding any more restrictive provision in Title 17 of the Code, public safety services that provide temporary government-authorized fire, police or life protection services are allowed in any zohing district when required to facilitate Emergency-related situations.

Article lV.
Effective Date, lmplementation And Repeal.

SECTION 1. This ordinance shall take effect upon passage and approval and shall apply retroactively to March 18,2020, except for Section 4 of Article I CARES Act reimbursement, which applies retroactively to March 1, 2020. ln the event of any inconsistency between this ordinance and any Code provision or other preexisting ordinance, this ordinance shall prevail.
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be repealed of its own accord, without further action of the City Council, upon the earlier of either: 1 June 30,2020, or 2 the Commissioner of Public Health making a written determination that the threat to public health posed by COVID-19 has diminished to the point that this ordinance can safely be repealed. Following the repeal of this ordinance, the affected City departments are authorized to take appropriate measures to ensure an orderly resumption of routine practice, including, if deemed appropriate by the pertinent Department head, providing grace periods of up to 30 days, coupled with notification to affected members of the public.

REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS RESUTXED

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REPORTS OF COIIfrIIITTEES,
COMMITTEE ON FINANCE.

REAPPOINTMENT OF JUAN CARLOS AVILA
CoMMUNITY CATALYST FUND

BOARD.

AS MEMBER OF CHICAGO
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The Gommittee on Finance submitted the following report:
CHICAGO, April 24,2020.
To the President and Members of the City Council:

Your Committee on Finance, having had under consideration a communication recommending the reappointment of Juan Carlos Avila as a member of the Chicago Community Catalyst Fund Board, having had the same under advisement, begs leave to report and recommend that Your Honorable Body Approve the proposed reappointment transmitted herewith.
This recommendation was concurred in by a viva voce vote of the members of the committee, with no dissenting votes.
Respectfully subm itted,
Signed SCOTT WAGUESPACK, Chairman
On motion of Alderman Waguespack, the committees recommendation was Concurred ln and the said proposed reappointment of Juan Carlos Avila as a member of the Chicago Community Catalyst Fund Board was Approved by yeas and nays as follows:
Yeas .. Aldermen La Spata, Hopkins, Dowell, King, Hairston, Sawyer, Mitchell, Harris, Beale, Sadlowski Gaza, Thompson, C5rdenas, 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.
Nays .- None.
Alderman Thompson moved to reconsider the foregoing vote. The motion was lost.

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APPOINTMENT OF GLORIA CASTILLO AS MEMBER OF CHICAGO COMMUNITY
CATALYST FUND BOARD.
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The Committee on Finance submitted the following report:

CH ICAGO,
April 24, 2024.

To the President and Members of the City Council
a communication Community member of the Chicago Castillo as a of Gloria the appointment recommending to report and Catalyst Fund Board, having had the same under advisement, begs leave recommend that Your Honorable Body Approve the proposed appointment transmitted herewith.
Your Committee on Finance, having had under consideration
This recommendation was concured in by a viva voce vote of the members of the committee, with no dissenting votes.

Respectful Iy subm itted,
Signed SCOTT WAGUESPACK, Chairman.

On motion of Alderman Waguespack, the committees recommendation was Concurred ln and the said proposed appointment of Gloria Castillo as a member of the Chicago Community Catalyst Fund Board was Approved by yeas and nays as follows:

Yeas -- Aldermen La Spata, Hopkins, Dowell, King, Hairston, Sawyer, Mitchell, Hanis, 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.
Nays -- None.
Alderman Thompson moved to reconsider the foregoing vote. The motion was lost.

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APPOINTMENT OF HELENE D. GAYLE AS MEMBER OF CHICAGO COMMUNITY
CATALYST FUND BOARD.
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The Committee on Finance submitted the following report:
CHICAGO, April 24,2020

To the President and Members of the City Council:

Your Committee on Finance, having had under consideration a communication recommending the appointment of Helene D. Gayle as a member of the Chicago Community Catalyst Fund Board, having had the same under advisement, begs leave to report and recommend that Your Honorable Body Approve the proposed appointment transmitted herewith.

This recommendation was concurred in by a viva voce vote of the members of the committee, with no dissenting votes.

Respectfully subm itted,
Signed SCOTT WAGUESPACK, Chairman.

On motion of Alderman Waguespack, the committees recommendation was Concurred ln and the said proposed appointment of Helene D. Gayle as a member of the Chicago Community Catalyst Fund Board was Approvedby 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, Taliafeno, Reboyras, Cardona, Waguespack, Rodriguez-Sanchez, Austin, Ramirez-Rosa, Villegas, Mitts, Sposato, Nugent, Vasquez, Napolitano, Reilly, Smith, Tunney, Gardiner, Cappleman, Martin, Osterman, Hadden, Silverstein - 50.
Nays -- None.
Alderman Thompson moved to reconsider the foregoing vote. The motion was lost.

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AMENDMENT OF SECTION 2-32.031 OF MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING
AUTHORIZATION OF CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO PROCURE OWNER.
CONTROLLED INSURANCE POLICY FOR CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATIONS
AT CHICAGO OHARE AND MIDWAY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS.
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The Committee on Finance submitted the following report:
CHICAGO, Apnl 24,2020.

To the President and Members of the City Council:

Your Committee on Finance, having had under consideration an ordinance amending Section 2-32-031 of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago to authorize the Chief FinancialOfficerto procure an owner-controlled insurance program OCIP insurance policy for construction and operations at Chicagos airports, having had the same under advisement, begs leave to report and recommend that Your Honorable Body Pass the proposed ordinance transmitted herewith.

This recommendation was concurred committee, with no dissenting votes.

in by a viva voce vote of the members of the
Respectfu Iy su bmitted, I

Signed SCOTT WAGUESPACK, Chairman.

On motion of Alderman Waguespack, the said proposed ordinance transmitted with the foregoing committee report was Passed by yeas and nays as follows:

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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.
Nays -- None Alderman Thompson moved to reconsider the foregoing vote. The motion was lost.

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The following is said ordinance as passed:

WHEREAS, The City of Chicago is primarily self-insured, meaning that the City chooses to bear the risk for most liabilities itself rather than take out insurance through an insurance company; and
WHEREAS, ln certain instances, however, it is financially sensible for the City to procure commercial insurance. One example is insurance to cover aviation-related activities, in light of the heightened risk associated with large-scale airfield and terminal projects and operations at Chicagos airports; and WHEREAS, The City currently maintains a commercial insurance policy for workers compensation claims payable from the Chicago Midway Airport Fund and the Chicago OHare Airport Fund; and WHEREAS, An owner-controlled insurance program OCIP is a general liability and workers compensation insurance policy held by a property owner during the construction or renovation of a property, which is typically designed to cover job site risks and protect against liability and loss arising from the construction project; and WHEREAS, The Comptroller has determined that procuring an OCIP insurance policy for construction and operations at Chicagos airports is in the best interest of the City; now, therefore, Be lt Ordained by the City Council of the City of Chicago:

SECTION 1. Section 2-32-031 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the text underscored, and by deleting the text struck through, as follows:

2-32-031 Debt Management Policies; Retention Of Rebate Calculation Agents, Financial Advisors, Consultants, Dissemination Agents And Qualified lndependent Representatives.

Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance.

g ln connection with the administration of workers compensation claims payable, per the annual appropriation ordinance. from the Chicago Midway Airport Fund and the Chicago OHare Airport Fund, and as needed to secure insurance aqreements entered into by the Comptroller coverinq construction and operations at OHare lnternational Airport and Chicaqo Midwav lnternationalAirport, the Chief Financial Officer ehief finaneial effieer is authorized to obtain one or more an+ente+inte+ny+uehfe$er letters of credit,

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eFline lines of credit. or tri-partv trust aqreements collectively. for purposes of this subsection. "securitv instruments".

Eachsu6hffi
ef+redit securitv instrument. if applicable. shall bear interest at a rate or rates not to exceed seven percent 7o/o per annums and The sum total of all such securitv instruments shall not exceed an aggregate tstal of zu fifteen million $50.000.000 $€s00p00
approved dollars. Terms exceeding these limits the City Council.

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This ordinance shall be in full force and effect following due passage and
AMENDMENT OF CHAPTERS 343 AND 344 OF MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING
TAXES ON SHIPMENTS OF RETAIL BOTTLED WATER OR RETAIL ALCOHOLIC
BEVERAGES FROM OUTSIDE CHICAGO.
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The Committee on Finance submitted the following report:

CHICAGO, April 24,2020.

To the President and Members of the City Council:

Your Committee on Finance, having had under consideration an ordinance amending Chapters 3-43 and 344 ol the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago regarding taxes on shipments of retail bottled water and alcoholic beverages from outside Chicago, having had the same under advisement, begs leave to report and recommend that your Honorable Body Pass the proposed ordinance transmitted herewith.

This recommendation was concurred in by a viva voce vote of the members of the committee, with no dissenting votes.

Respectfully subm itted,
Signed SCOTT WAGUESPACK, Chairman.

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On motion of Alderman Waguespack, the said proposed ordinance transmitted with the foregoing committee report was Passed by yeas and nays as follows:
Yeas -- Aldermen La Spata, Hopkins, Dowell, King, Hairston, Sawyer, Mitchell, Hanis, 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.
Nays
- None.

Alderman Thompson moved to reconsider the foregoing vote. The motion was lost.
The following is said ordinance as passed:
Be lt Ordained by the City Council of the City of Chicago:
SECTION 1. Section 3-43-020 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

3-43-020 Definitions.
Whenever any of the following words, terms or phrases are used in this chapter, they shall have the following meanings:
Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance.

"Retail bottled water deale/ or "retailefl means any person who engages in the
business of the retail sale of bottled water in the City or to purchasers in the Citv.

"Retail sale" or "sale at retail" means any sale to a person for use or consumption, and not for resale.
Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance.
SECTION 2. Section 3-43-030 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the Ianguage underscored, as follows:

3-43-030 Tax lmposed.
A tax is hereby imposed on the privileoe of purchasino or usino. in the Citv. bottled water purchased in a sale at . This tax shall be paid by the purchaser, and nothing in this chapter shall be construed to impose a tax on the occupation of retail or wholesale bottled water dealer. The tax shall be levied at the rate of $0.05 per bottle.

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SECTION 3. Section 3-43-050 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

3-43-050 Collection Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance.

B. Any wholesale bottled water dealer u,hshallfay required to collect the tax levied by this chapter shall collect the tax from each retail bottled water dealer in the €tty gity to whom the sale of said bottled water is made, and any such retail bottled water dealer shall in turn then collect the tax from the retail purchaser of said bottled water.

C. lf any retailerteeae+i++neeity shall receive or otherwise obtain bottled water upon which the tax imposed herein applies but has not been collected by any wholesale bottled water dealer, then the retailer shall collect such tax and remit it directly to the department in accordance with Section 3-43-060 ef+is+hapter.

D. lf a wholesale bottled water dealer sells bottled water to a purchaser for use or consumption in the City and not for resale, such wholesale bottled water dealer shall collect the tax imposed herein from such purchaser and remit it to the department in the same manner as sales to retail bottled water dealers.
SECTION 4. Section 3-44-020 of the Municipal Gode of Chicago is amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

3-44-020 Definitions.
Whenever any of the following words, terms or phrases are used in this chapter, they shall have the following meanings:

Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance.

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"Retail alcoholic beverage deale/orretaile/ means any person who engages in the business of retail sale of alcoholic beverages in the City ef€hieage or to
purchasers in the Citv.

Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance.

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SECTION 5. Section 3-44-030 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

3-44-030 Tax Imposed.
ln addition to any and all other taxes authorized by law, a tax is hereby imposed on the privileqe of purchasinq or usinq. in the Citv, alcoholic beveraqes purchased in a sale at retail. This tax shall be paid by the purchaser and nothing in this chapter shall be construed to impose a tax on the occupation of retail or wholesale alcoholic beverage dealer. The tax shall be levied according to the following schedule:

Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance.

SECTION 6. Section 3-44-050 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

3-44-050 Collection Except as otherwise provided herein, the tax levied herein shall be collected by each wholesale dealer of alcoholic beverages who sells such beverages to a retail dealer of alcoholic beverages located in the City ef€hieage.
Any wholesale alcoholic beverage dealer wne-sna+pay required to collect the tax levied by this chapter shall collect the tax from each retail alcoholic beverage dealer in the eity City to whom the sale of said alcoholic beverages is made, and any such retail alcoholic beverage dealer shall in turn then collect the tax from the retail purchaser of said alcoholic beverages. The tax shall be paid to the person required to collect it as trustee for and on the behalf of the City e+€hieage.

lf any retailer teeate+in+ne-eity shall receive or othenrvise obtain alcoholic beverages upon which the tax imposed herein applies but has not been collected by any wholesale alcoholic beverage dealer, then the retailer shall collect such tax and remit it directly to the department within 30 days of the receipt of such alcoholic beverage.
lf a wholesale alcoholic beverage dealer sells alcoholic beverages to a purchaser for use or consumption in the City and not for resale, such wholesale alcoholic beverage dealer shall collect the tax imposed herein from such purchaser and remit it to the department in the same manner as sales to retail alcoholic beverage dealers.
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AIUENDIVIENT OF CHAPTER 4-156 OF IUUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING
COLLECTION OF AMUSEMENT TAX FROM TOUR BOAT OPERATORS AND
ADMISSION FEES ON INTER-TRACK WAGERING FACILITIES.
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The Committee on Finance submitted the following report.
CHICAGO, April 24, 2020.
To the President and Members of the City Council:

Your Committee on finalcq, taving had under consideration an ordinance amending Chapter 4-156 of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago regarding amusement tax and admission fees for tour boat operators, having had the same unler adivisement, begs leave to report and recommend that your Honorable Body Pass the proposed oriinance transmitted herewith.

This recommendation was concurred committee, with no dissenting votes.

in by a viva voce vote of the members of the
Respectfully submitted,
Signed SCOTT WAGUESPACK, Chairman.

On motion of Alderman Waguespack, the said proposed ordinance transmitted with the foregoing committee report was passed by yeas and nays as follows:
Yeas - Aldermen La Spata, Hopkins, Dowell, King, Hairston, Sawyer, Mitchell, Harris, Beale, sadlowski Garza,_Thompson, cdrdenas, eui-nn, Burke, Lope2, boleman, Moore, curtis, oshea, Taylor, Brookins, Rodriguez, Tabares, scott, sigcho-Lopez, Maidonado, Burnett, Ervin, Taliaferro,_.Reb_oyras, Caidona, Waguespack, Rodriguez-banchez, Austin, Ramirez-Rosa, Villegaq,_Milts, Sposato, N.u.ge.nt, Vasquez, NapolitanoRellly, Smith,funney, Gardiner, Cappleman, Martin, Osterman, Hadden, Silverstein -- SO.
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Alderman Thompson moved to reconsider the foregoing vote. The motion was lost.
The following is said ordinance as passed:

WHEREAS, The City of Chicago "City" is a home rule unit of government as defined in Article Vll, Section 6a of the lllinois Constitution; and

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WHEREAS, As a home rule unit of government, the City may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and WHEREAS, The City also has statutory authority to tax amusements and sellers of tickets to amusements; and
WHEREAS, The lllinois courts have held that Section 5b of the federal Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002,33 U.S.C. S 5b, prohibits the City from imposing a tax on the patrons of tour boat operators; and WHEREAS, The tax imposed by Section 4-156-020 of the Municipal Code of Chicago "Code" is imposed on patrons; and WHEREAS, By contrast, the tax imposed by Section 4-156-032 of the Code is imposed on tour boat operators; and WHEREAS, The intent of Section 4-156-032 is to ensure that tour boat operators pay the same amount of amusement tax that providers of other amusements are required to collect from their patrons and remit to the city under section 4-156-020; and
WHEREAS, The City Council wishes to amend Section 4-156-0g2 to confirm its intent;
and WHEREAS, The City Council also wishes to make other amendments to Chapter 4-156

of the Code; now, therefore,
Be lt Ordained by the City Council of the City of Chicago:
SECTION 1. Section 4-156-020 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is amended by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

4-156-020 Tax lmposed.
Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance.

H. For the purpose of determining the amount of the amusement tax due under Section 4-156-020, admission fees or other charges shall be computed exclusive of this tax, any federal, state or county taxes impoied upon the amusement patron for amu.sementservices and any separately stated optional charges for nonamusement services or for the sale or use of tangible personal property. The fact that the patron could have avoided the charge by obtaining the privilege irom or through a different owner, manager or operator, pursuant to different terms, or through a course of performance that would have avoided the obligation to pay the charge, doeJnot make the charge "optional".
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SECTION 2. Section 4-156-032 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

4-156-032 AdCitienal Alternative Tax lmposed On Tour Boat Operators.

A. ln additien te the tax impesed by Seetien I 156 020; a A tax is imposed upon all
persons engaged in the business of operating tour boats in the City. The rate of this tax shall be nine percent of the charges paid to the tour boat operator for amusements provided by the tour boat operator in the City. For the purposes of this Section 4-156-032, the term "tour boat" shall mean any vessel or other water eraft watercraft on which amusements take place, as the term "amusement" is defined in Section 4-156-010.
Charges that are excluded, or that are fully or partially exempt, from the tax imposed by Section 4-156-020 shall also be excluded, orfully or partially exempt, from the tax imposed by this Section 4-156-032.
Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance.

E. The intent of this Section 4-156-032 is that the total amount of amusement tax paid
bv a tour boat operator will be the same as it would have been had the tour boat operator collected and remitted the tax imposed bv Section 4-156-020. As used in subsection A of this Section 4-156-032. the terms "exempt and "excluded" refer to those exemptions and exclusions set forth in Section 4-156-020 and do not include preemption bv federal or state law. The intent of this subsection E is to confirm rather than chanqe the intent of Section 4-156-032 since it was added to the Code effective Januarv 1. 2017.
SECTION 3. Section 4-156-125 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
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a Alhenever As used in this sssfisnh€-uledr "Act" shall mean means the:Hlineis lllinois Horse Racing Act of 1975" 1975. 230 ILCS
5/1. et al. as€menCed; Whenever used in this seetien; the werds "beard" and "intertraek wagering leeatien lieensee shall have therneaning speeified in Seetiens 3,01 and 3,973;

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"Board" has the meanino ascribed to that term in Section 3.01 of the Act.

"lnter-track waoerino location licensee" has the meanino ascribed to that term in Section 3.073 of the Act.

b A one-dollar admission fee is imposed upon each patron of an intedraek inter-track wagering location facility located wholly within the corporate boundaries of the Gtryey. tt ringf o€ation-li€ensee++elleet+ueh mit the fees tethe boad-Asfrevided

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eepaptrelleris-autherized+nd4ireete4e+elleet+ueh-f gear++e+ne-e+tf
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g lt shall be the dutv of each inter-track waoerino location licensee at a facilitv located wholly within the corporate boundaries of the City to collect the fee imposed under subsection b of this section and to remit the fee to the Department of Finance no later than the 20m day of each calendar month for all admission fees collected durins the immediately orecedinq calendar month. A verified statement of admission fees in a form prescribed bv the Comptroller shall accompanv each such remittance.
periods beoinninq rcD Notwithstandino any other provision of this Chapter 4-156. for all on or after Januarv 1. 2020. al! remittance returns shall be filed with the Department of Finance on an annual basis on or before Auoust 20 of each year.

e Pursuant to Section 26hX10.1 of the Act. it shall be the dutv of each inter-track waqering location licensee at a facilitv Iocated whollv within the corporate boundaries
section.
SECTION 4. This ordinance shalltake fullforce and effect upon its passage and approval.

AMENDMENT OF SECTION 9.1OO.O3O OF MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING
ISSUANCE OF NOTICE FOR PARKING, STANDING OR COMPLIANCE
VIOLATIONS.
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The Committee on Finance submitted the following report:
CHICAGO, Aprt24,2020
To the President and Members of the City Council:

Your Committee on Finance, having had under consideration an ordinance amending Section 9-100-030b of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago regarding vehicle parking, standing or compliance violations, having had the same under advisement, begs leave to report and recommend that your Honorable Body Pass the proposed ordinance transmitted herewith.

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This recommendation was concuned in by a viva voce vote of the members of the committee, with no dissenting votes.

Respectfu lly subm itted,
Signed SCOTT WAGUESPACK, Chairman.

On motion of Alderman Waguespack, the said proposed ordinance transmitted with the foregoing committee report was Passed 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, Taliaferro, Reboyras, Cardona, Waguespack, Rodriguez-Sanchez, Austin, Ramirez-Rosa, Villegas, Mitts, Sposato, Nugent, Vasquez, Napolitano, Reilly, Smith, Tunney, Gardiner, Cappleman, Martin, Osterman, Hadden, Silverstein :49.
Nays -- Alderman Ervih --

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Alderman Thompson moved to reconsider the foregoing vote. The motion was lost The following is said ordinance as passed:

Be lt Ordained by the City Council of the City of Chicago:

SECTION 1. Section 9-100-030 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

9-100-030 Prima Facie Responsibility For Violation And Penalty Compliance Violation lssuance And Removal.

- Parking, Standing Or
Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance.

b Whenever any vehicle exhibits a parking, standing or compliance violation, any police officer, traffic control aide, other designated member of the police department, parking enforcement aide or other person designated by the traffic compliance administrator observing such violation may issue a violation notice, as provided for in

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Section 9-100-040 and serve the notice on the owner of the vehicle by;lil handing it the notice to the operator of the vehicle, if he the operator is present, or by iD affixing it the notice to the vehicle in a conspicuous place. or iii if the ope before notice can be served in the manner orescribed in items i or ii of this subsection.
mailinq the notice to the address of the reqistered owner or lessee of the cited vehicle as recorded with the Secretary of State or the lessor of the motor vehicle within 30 davs after the Secretary of State or the lessor of the motor vehicle notifies the City of the identity of the owner or lessee of the vehicle. but not later than 90 days after the date of the violation.
except that in the case of a lessee of a motor vehicle. service of a parkino. standino or compliance violation shall occur no later than 210 days after the date of the violation. The issuer of the notice shall specify on the notice his or her identification number, the particular ordinance allegedly violated, the make and state registration number of the cited vehicle, and the place, date, time and nature of the alleged violation and shall certify the correctness of the specified information by signing his or her name as provided in Section 11-208.3 of the lllinois Vehicle Code, as amended.

Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance.

SECTION 2. This ordinance shalltake fullforce and effect upon its passage and approval.

ISSUANCE OF MULTI.FAMILY PROGRAM FUNDS TO AND EXECUTION OF
FUNDING LOAN AGREEMENT WITH CASA VERACRUZ LLC FOR ACQUISITION
AND REHABILITATION OF BUILDINGS AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS.
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The Committee on Finance submitted the following report:

CHICAGO, April 24, 2020.

To the President and ft/lembers of the City Council:

Your Committee on Finance, having had under consideration an ordinance authorizing the issuance of Multi-Family Program funds to and the execution of the funding loan agreement with Casa Veracruz LLC for acquisition and redevelopment of buildings at various locations in the City, having had the same under advisement, begs leave to report and recommend that your Honorable Body Pass the proposed ordinance transmitted herewith.

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a viva voce vote of the members of the
Respectfully subm itted,
Signed SCOIT WAGUESPACK, Chairman.

On motion of Alderman Waguespack, the said proposed ordinance transmitted with the foregoing committee report was Passed by yeas and nays as follows:
Yeas -- Aldermen La Spata, Hopkins, Dowell, King, Hairston, Sawyer, Mitchell, Harris, Beale, Sadlowski Garza, Thompson, cdrdenas, 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.
The following is said ordinance as passed:

WHEREAS, By virtue of Section 6a of Article Vll of the 1970 Constitution of the State of lllinois the "Constitution", the City of Chicago the "City" is a home rule unit of government and as such may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and WHEREAS, As a home rule unit of government pursuant to the Constitution, the City is authorized and empowered to issue multi-family housing revenue obligations for the purpose of financing or refinancing the cost of the acquisition, construction, rehabilitation, development, and equipping of affordable multi-family housing facilities for lowand moderate-income families located in the City "Multi-Family Housing Financing"; and WHEREAS, The City has certain funds available from a variety of funding sources "MultiFamily Program Funds" to make loans and grants for the development of multi-family residential housing to increase the number of families served with decent, safe, sanitary and affordable housing and to expand the long.term supply of affordable housing, and such Multi-Family Program Funds are administered by the Citys Department of Housing "DOH";
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WHEREAS, Casa Veracruz LLC, an lllinois limited liability company the "Borrower", has proposed financing a residential rental project consisting of a the acquisition by the Borrower of the existing residential rental properties identified in Exhibit A attached hereto and made part of this ordinance containing a total of approximately 157 affordable rental housing units which will become 155 affordable rental units following rehabilitation and b the rehabilitation, redevelopment and equipping of such properties the "Project", and as further described in Exhibit B attached hereto and made part of this ordinance; and
WHEREAS, By this ordinance this "Ordinance", the City Council of the City the "City Council" has determined that it is necessary and in the best interests of the City to provide Multi-Family Housing Financing and certain other funding, as provided in this Ordinance, to the Borrower to enable it to pay or reimburse itself for its prior payment of a portion of the costs of the Project, and to pay a portion of the costs of issuance of the Note defined below and other costs incurred in connection with such financing; and WHEREAS, By this Ordinance, the City Council has determined that it is necessary and in the best interests of the City to enter into a funding loan agreement the "Funding Loan Agreement" with Citibank, N.A., a national banking association "Citibank", pursuant to which the City will borrow an aggregate principal amount not to exceed Fifteen Million Dollars $15,000,000 the "Funding Loan" from Citibank for the purposes set forth above and, in evidence of its limited, special obligation to repay that borrowing, will issue a taxexempt revenue note, which is expected to be designated as "Multi-Family Housing Revenue Note Casa Veracruz Project, Series 2020" the "Note", under the terms and conditions of this Ordinance and the Funding Loan Agreement, and the City will thereafter loan the proceeds of the Funding Loan to the Borrower the "Borrower Loan" pursuant to a borrower loan agreement the "Borrower Loan Agreement" between the City and the Borrower, as evidenced by a Borrower promissory note the "Borrower Note", in order to finance a portion of the cost of the Project in return for loan payments sufficient to pay, when due, the principal of, prepayment premium, if any, and interest on the Note; and WHEREAS, The principal of, prepayment premium, if any, and interest payable on the Note will be secured by, among other things, i a construction mortgage on the property, ii certain capital contributions to be made to the Borrower by the investment member, iii federal low-income housing tax credits, and iv pledges and/or assignments of certain funds, personal property, and contractual rights of the Borrower and its affiliates including certain Multi-Family Program Funds, as defined below; and WHEREAS, The Funding Loan and the Note and the obligation to pay interest on the Funding Loan do not now and shall never constitute an indebtedness of or an obligation of the City, the State of lllinois, or any political subdivision of the State of lllinois, within the purview of any Constitutional limitation or statutory provision, or a charge against the general credit or taxing powers of any of them. No party to the Funding Loan Agreement or holder of any Note shall have the right to compel the taxing power of the City, the State of lllinois, or any political subdivision of the State of lllinois to pay any principal installment of, prepayment premium, if any, or interest on the Note or any obligations under the Funding Loan Agreement; and

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WHEREAS, ln connection with the Multi-Family Housing Financing of the Project, the City Council has determined by this Ordinance that it is necessary and in the best interests of the City to enter into i the Funding Loan Agreement, providing for the security for and terms and conditions of the Funding Loan, and the Note to be issued thereunder, ii the Borrower Loan Agreement, providing for the loan of the proceeds of the Funding Loan to the Borrower and the use of such proceeds, iii a Tax Compliance Agreement and/or tax certificate collectively, the "Tax Agreements" between the City and the Borrower, and iv a Regulatory Agreement and Declaration of Restrictive Covenants between the City and the Bonower the "Regulatory Agreement; and
WHEREAS, The Project is currently encumbered by approximately $10,050,000 in indebtedness "Existing lndebtedness" provided by the City to the current owners of the properties comprising the Project and the City now desires to forgive an amount of up to $7,750,000 of the Existing lndebtedness held by the current owners of the Project and the remainder will be paid off at or prior to closing; and WHEREAS, Certain properties in the Project are subject to certain regulatory agreements between the cunent owners of the properties and the City the "Existing Regulatory Agreements" which the City intends to terminate at the time the Regulatory Agreement is entered into between the City and the Borrower; and WHEREAS, The Bonower now desires to obtain financing from various sources including, but not limited to, the Borrower Loan, the City Loan described below, and equity from the syndication of low-income housing tax credits, all such additionalfinancing as described in Exhibit B the "Additional Financing"; and WHEREAS, The City has preliminarily reviewed and approved the making of a loan to the Borrower in an amount not to exceed $7,460,961, to be funded from its Multi-Family Program Funds the "City Loan pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth in Exhibit B;
now, therefore, Be lt Ordained by the City Council of the City ot Chicago:

SECTION 1. lncorporation Of Recitals. The recitals contained in the preambles to this Ordinance are incorporated into this Ordinance by this reference. All capitalized terms used in this Ordinance, unless otherwise defined in this Ordinance, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Funding Loan Agreement.
SECTION 2. Findings And Determinations. The City Council finds and determines that the delegations of authority that are contained in this Ordinance, including the authority to make the specific determinations described in this Ordinance, are necessary and desirable because the City Council cannot itself as advantageously, expeditiously or conveniently exercise such authority and make such specific determinations. Thus, ar.ithority is granted to the Chief Financial Officer as defined below or, if so designated and determined by the Chief Financial Officer, the City Comptroller the Chief Financial Officer and City Comptroller are referred to in this Ordinance as the "Authorized Office/ to establish the terms of the Funding Loan Agreement, the related Note, the Borrower Loan Agreement, and the related Borrower Note on such terms as and to the extent such Authorized Officer determines that

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