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File #: 18-0138    Version: 1 Name: Friends of the Forest Preserves, Chicago, Illinois
Type: Partnership Agreement Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 1/22/2018 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 2/8/2018 Final action: 2/8/2018
Title: PROPOSED PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT AMENDMENT Department(s): Resource Management Vendor: Friends of the Forest Preserves, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Northwest Conservation Corps internship program Original Contract Period: 2/15/2017 - 2/14/2018 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 2/15/2018 - 12/31/2022 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $35,000.00 Original Approval: 1/17/2017 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: Intern Programs 51009.521525, Habitat Enhancement 51009.521452, Habitat Restoration 51009.521444, Grant and Mitigation Accounts: 51010.29982 and 51010.22522 Contract Number(s): N/A Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): 15 Summary: The Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Preserves") would like to extend the Northwe...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
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PROPOSED PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT AMENDMENT

Department(s): Resource Management

Vendor: Friends of the Forest Preserves, Chicago, Illinois

Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend contract

Good(s) or Service(s): Northwest Conservation Corps internship program

Original Contract Period: 2/15/2017 - 2/14/2018

Proposed Contract Period Extension: 2/15/2018 - 12/31/2022

Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $35,000.00

Original Approval: 1/17/2017

Previous Increase(s): N/A

This Increase Requested: N/A

Estimated Fiscal Impact: N/A

Accounts: Intern Programs 51009.521525, Habitat Enhancement 51009.521452, Habitat Restoration 51009.521444, Grant and Mitigation Accounts: 51010.29982 and 51010.22522

Contract Number(s): N/A

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

District(s): 15

Summary: The Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Preserves") would like to extend the Northwest Conservation Corps internship program for an additional five (5) years. Total project costs are $232,307.00 annually, of which $155,000.00 is being directly contributed towards work within the Preserves. Funds are being contributed by the Bobolink Foundation in conjunction with Friends of the Forest Preserves ("FOTFP"), at no added cost to the Preserves.

The Preserves previously entered into an agreement with FOTFP, following FOTFP's receipt of a grant from the Bobolink Foundation to support Northwest Conservation Corps. The Northwest Conservation Corps engages four (4) participants, one (1) Crew Manager, and one (1) Assistant Crew Manager in hands-on ecological restoration activities including chainsaw operation, herbicide application, prescribed fire, native seed collection, and invasive species removal.

Ecological restoration is conducted in partnership with the Preserves, the Lake County Forest Preserves, Citizens for Conservation, and Audubon Great Lakes to advance ...

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