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File #: 15-0150    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract Status: Approved
File created: 1/20/2015 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 2/11/2015 Final action: 2/11/2015
Title: PROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Resource Management Vendor: University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to enter into and execute a contract. Good(s) or Service(s): (1) Analyze natural and cultural resources to determine eligibility for Illinois Nature Preserve status and submission of documents to do so. (2) Continue to develop prioritization of natural areas for restoration. (3) Establish a baseline for long term monitoring as well as for long term establishing a collaborative program with the District in cultural resources management, public education and outreach, and preservation. Contract Value: Not to exceed $500,000.00 for calendar year 2015. Contract period: 10/1/2013 execution until 12/31/2015 Estimated Fiscal Impact: Not to exceed $500,000.00 for calendar year 2015. Accounts: Natural & Cultural Master Plan, 09-915-6759, 09-6750 Contract Numbe...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
Related files: 21-0116
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PROPOSED CONTRACT
 
Department(s):  Resource Management
 
Vendor:  University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois
 
Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to enter into and execute a contract.
 
Good(s) or Service(s):         (1) Analyze natural and cultural resources to determine eligibility for Illinois Nature Preserve status and submission of documents to do so. (2) Continue to develop prioritization of natural areas for restoration. (3) Establish a baseline for long term monitoring as well as for long term establishing a collaborative program with the District in cultural resources management, public education and outreach, and preservation.
 
Contract Value:  Not to exceed $500,000.00 for calendar year 2015.
 
Contract period:  10/1/2013 execution until 12/31/2015
 
Estimated Fiscal Impact:  Not to exceed $500,000.00 for calendar year 2015.
 
Accounts:  Natural & Cultural Master Plan, 09-915-6759, 09-6750
Contract Number(s):  FPD 2014-01101
 
Concurrences:      
The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item.
 
Summary:  This Contract (Task Order) is for cultural resource management prioritizing, Illinois nature Preserves filing facilitation, and other related resource preservation activities.  The estimated contract amount is not to exceed $500,000.00.
 
On 10/1/2013, the Board of Commissioners authorized the Forest Preserves to enter into and execute an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Prairie Research Institute of the University of Illinois for the purpose of developing a Natural and Cultural Resources Management Plan. The Plan is designating and prioritizing natural, cultural resource restoration management.  As agreed by the Board on 10/1/2013, funding of subsequent work with the Prairie Research Institute is to be approved on a year to year basis.
 
The Forest Preserve now desire to enter into a new Task Order to complete such work.  
 
 
 
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