Re: Working Wells in Chicago
Date: April 21, 2013 03:33AM
When Daniel O'Brien (a retired judge) was rehabbing the former Peter Schoenhofen Brewing Company at 18th and Canalport Avenue an old artesian well was re-discovered.
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Here is the ordinance that was passed by the Chicago City Council as part of a licensing agreement:
ORDINANCE WHEREAS, the City of Chicago ("City") is a duly constituted home rule unit of local government pursuant to the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois; and WHEREAS, the City desires to build awareness of Chicago and promote its leisure tourism industry by producing and selling City of Chicago labeled bottled water; and WHEREAS, Schoenhofen Company, L.L.C. ("Schoenhofen") has been designated as the exclusive licensee to use a replica of the City's official seal on bottled Deep Artesian well water from the Schoenhofen Brewery located in Chicago and bottled City of Chicago Lake Michigan water (individually and collectively the "Product"); and WHEREAS, the City and Schoenhofen desire to enter into a license agreement where the City grants Schoenhofen a limited license and Schoenhofen will manufacture and label the Product, manage Product orders, distribute, deliver and/or donate the Product to vendors and third parties approved by the City and market and promote the Product; now therefore, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO: SECTION 1. The above recitals are incorporated by reference as if fully set forth here. SECTION 2. The Commissioner of Cultural Affairs ("Commissioner") is authorized to execute a license agreement with Schoenhofen Company, L.L.C. that is substantially in the form attached to this ordinance as Exhibit A. SECTION 3. Schoenhofen will make payments under the license agreement directly into the Chicago Tourism Fund, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation with such documentation as the Comptroller requires. The Commissioner is authorized to enter into an agreement with the Chicago Tourism Fund regarding payments from Schoenhofen and the terms and conditions for their expenditure. All payments received under the license agreement that are deposited in this fund must be used solely for programs and/or activities that promote tourism within the City of Chicago. SECTION 4. Schoenhofen has a limited license to use a replica of the City's official seal on the Product labels and on nothing else and for this purpose, the limited license is exclusive. The Product will bear only labels approved by the City. SECTION 5. This ordinance takes effect from and after the date of its passage and approval. EXHIBIT A LICENSE AGREEMENT between THE CITY OF CHICAGO ("CITY") and SCHOENHOFEN COMPANY, L.L.C.