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File #: 22-0313    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 6/15/2022 In control: Real Estate Committee
On agenda: 7/26/2022 Final action: 9/20/2022
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF REAL ESTATE FROM THE FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT OF COOK COUNTY TO THE VILLAGE OF RIVER GROVE WHEREAS, the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, an Illinois Special District ("District"), is the owner of real estate located in River Grove, Cook County, Illinois, legally described on Exhibit A ("District Real Estate"); and WHEREAS, the Village of River Grove, a body politic and corporate of the State of Illinois ("Village"), desires to obtain title to the District Real Estate for the public purpose of improving the land to the extent permitted by law; and WHEREAS, the District Real Estate is located wholly within the corporate limits of the Village; 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 Governm...
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), PETER N. SILVESTRI
Attachments: 1. 8678Grand_aerial, 2. 8678Grand_plat, 3. 8678 W Grand River Grove LOI, 4. 8678 W Grand Plat of Survey, 5. 12-26-300-013 8678 W Grand Land Sale 2018 N1Appraisal1, 6. 8678 W. Grand FINAL Report (R-C-18-351)
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

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

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

WHEREAS, the Village of River Grove, a body politic and corporate of the State of Illinois ("Village"), desires to obtain title to the District Real Estate for the public purpose of improving the land to the extent permitted by law; and

WHEREAS, the District Real Estate is located wholly within the corporate limits of the Village; 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 to receive title to the District Real Estate and will accept any transfer of title to the District Real Estate made by the District ...

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