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Agreement to Demolish

  1. This agreement to demolish entered into by and between the City of Carbondale, Illinois, a municipal corporation, 200 S. Illinois Avenue, Carbondale, Illinois, hereinafter referred to as "City" and
  2. hereinafter referred to as "Owner".
  4. Owner holds legal title to the following real estate located within the municipal limits of City, hereinafter referred to as "Property"; and commonly known as
  5. City has determined that the structure located upon the above referenced real estate is uninhabitable and has deteriorated to a point that it constitutes a threat to public health and safety warranting demolition.
  6. Owners desire to voluntarily demolish said structure, but lacks the necessary financial resources to complete said demolition and hereby agrees to allow the City to proceed with such actions as necessary to demolish said structure and clear the site.
  7. Therefore in consideration of the mutual covenants contained herein and other good and valuable consideration, City and Owner agree as follows: (i) Owner hereby agrees that City may enter upon the Property described hereinabove and cause for the demolition of the structure located on Property; (ii) Owner warrants that he has the authority to enter into this Agreement to Demolish with City and agree to indemnify and hold City harmless from and against any and all claims, demands, actions, and causes of action which may arise out of the demolition of the structure described hereinabove from any known or unknown owners of the property; (iii) City agrees to demolish and remove the above described structure located upon the property described hereinabove. (iv) City will contract for demolition and associated work and will file a lien on subject property for total cost of demolition. (v) The foregoing recitals are made an integral part of the Agreement to Demolish. (vi) This Agreement constitutes the full understanding between City and Owner and may only be amended by an instrument in writing executed by the parties hereto. (vii) This Agreement shall be in full force and effect upon its execution by the parties hereto. An executed copy of this agreement shall have the same force and effect as the original document. (viii) This Agreement is being delivered and is intended to be performed in the State of Illinois and shall be construed and enforced according to the laws of the State of Illinois.
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