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File #: 19-0455    Version: 1 Name: AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF REAL ESTATE FROM THE FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT OF COOK COUNTY TO THE VILLAGE OF MORTON GROVE
Type: Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 10/30/2019 In control: Real Estate Committee
On agenda: 11/19/2019 Final action: 12/17/2019
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF REAL ESTATE FROM THE FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT OF COOK COUNTY TO THE VILLAGE OF MORTON GROVE WHEREAS, the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, an Illinois Special District ("District"), is the owner of real estate located in Morton Grove, Cook County, Illinois, legally described on Exhibit A ("District Real Estate"); and WHEREAS, the Village of Morton Grove, a body politic and corporate of the State of Illinois ("Village"), has a District issued license to locate, operate and maintain a water reservoir on the District Real Estate; and WHEREAS, the District Real Estate is located wholly within the corporate limits of the Village; and WHEREAS, the Village desires to obtain title to the District Real Estate for the public purpose of operating and maintaining a water reservoir; and WHEREAS, the provisions of Article VII, Section 10 of the 1970 Illinois Constitution and the provisions of the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act, 5 ILCS 2...
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President)
Related files: 19-0400
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF REAL ESTATE FROM THE FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT OF COOK COUNTY TO THE VILLAGE OF MORTON GROVE

WHEREAS, the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, an Illinois Special District ("District"), is the owner of real estate located in Morton Grove, Cook County, Illinois, legally described on Exhibit A ("District Real Estate"); and

WHEREAS, the Village of Morton Grove, a body politic and corporate of the State of Illinois ("Village"), has a District issued license to locate, operate and maintain a water reservoir on the District Real Estate; and

WHEREAS, the District Real Estate is located wholly within the corporate limits of the Village; and

WHEREAS, the Village desires to obtain title to the District Real Estate for the public purpose of operating and maintaining a water reservoir; and

WHEREAS, the provisions of Article VII, Section 10 of the 1970 Illinois Constitution and the provisions of the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act, 5 ILCS 220/1 et seq. authorize and encourage the intergovernmental cooperation set forth in this Resolution; and

WHEREAS, the Local Government Property Transfer Act, 50 ILCS 605/0.01 et seq. provides statutory authority for one municipality to convey title to real estate to another municipality when the territory of the transferor municipality is at least partly within the corporate limits of the transferee municipality and it is necessary or convenient to use, occupy or improve real estate held by the transferor municipality in the making of any public improvement or for any public purpose; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to the Local Government Property Transfer Act, 50 ILCS 605/0.01 et seq., this Resolution is conditioned upon the Village adopting an Ordinance which declares that it is necessary or convenient for the Village to use, occupy or improve the District Real Estate for the aforementioned public purposes and the Ordinance shall further declare that the Village is authorized by law ...

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