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File #: 16-0230    Version: 1 Name: Openlands, Chicago, Illinois
Type: Contract Status: Approved
File created: 5/19/2016 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 6/7/2016 Final action: 6/7/2016
Title: PROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Resource Management Vendor: Openlands, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Continued preservation, maintenance, management and restoration of the Deer Grove East O'Hare Modernization Mitigation Account (OMMA) site for the next five (5) years Contract Value: None Contract period: 6/7/2016 - 6/6/2021 Estimated Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Contract Number(s): N/A Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance Provisions. District(s): 14 Summary: On 1/7/2009, the Board of Commissioners approved the execution of a large-scale restoration project at Deer Grove East through the OMMA, which provides mitigation of off-site wetland impacts resulting from the O'Hare Modernization Program. The ...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
Related files: 21-0190
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PROPOSED CONTRACT

Department(s): Resource Management

Vendor: Openlands, Chicago, Illinois

Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to enter into and execute

Good(s) or Service(s): Continued preservation, maintenance, management and restoration of the Deer Grove East O'Hare Modernization Mitigation Account (OMMA) site for the next five (5) years

Contract Value: None

Contract period: 6/7/2016 - 6/6/2021

Estimated Fiscal Impact: None

Accounts: N/A

Contract Number(s): N/A

Concurrences:
The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item.

The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance Provisions.

District(s): 14

Summary: On 1/7/2009, the Board of Commissioners approved the execution of a large-scale restoration project at Deer Grove East through the OMMA, which provides mitigation of off-site wetland impacts resulting from the O'Hare Modernization Program. The project involved extensive hydrologic restoration of degraded wetlands and upland buffers, as well as the removal of invasive brush and vegetation impacting the site. It is anticipated that the initial management and monitoring period will be concluded by the end of 2016, with all performance standards being met.

In light of this significant investment, the Forest Preserve District of Cook County in conjunction with Openlands and the Chicago District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, have the common goal to provide for the ongoing stewardship, restoration, maintenance and management needed to sustain and build upon the successful restoration efforts undertaken during the initial enhancement project.

To that end, this agreement provides for continued management at the Deer Grove East OMMA site over the course of the next five (5) years, boosting the long term sustainability and success of the restoration is already completed at the site. The value of work to be provi...

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