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File #: 19-0459    Version: 1 Name: Chicago Zoological Society
Type: Interagency Agreement Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 10/31/2019 In control: Zoological Committee
On agenda: 11/19/2019 Final action: 12/17/2019
Title: PROPOSED INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT AMENDMENT Department(s): Forest Preserves District Other Part(ies): Chicago Zoological Society Request: Amendment to Agreement between the Forest Preserve and the Chicago Zoological Society Good(s) or Service(s): Brookfield Zoo Admission and Parking Agreement period: 4/6/1987 until revoked Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: None Agreement Number(s): None District(s): 16 Summary: Amends Section 13 of the previously executed agreement between the Chicago Zoological Society (Zoo) and the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (District) for the maintenance and operation of a zoological park on lands of the Forest Preserve District, commonly known as the Brookfield Zoo, to allow for changes in certain admission and parking rates. Reason: This increase will support the Zoo's submitted 2020 Budget proposal. On 4/6/1987 an agreement between the District and the Zoo was presented and approved by this Honorable Board of Commissioners f...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
Related files: 17-0433
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PROPOSED INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT AMENDMENT

Department(s): Forest Preserves District

Other Part(ies): Chicago Zoological Society

Request: Amendment to Agreement between the Forest Preserve and the Chicago Zoological Society

Good(s) or Service(s): Brookfield Zoo Admission and Parking

Agreement period: 4/6/1987 until revoked

Fiscal Impact: None

Accounts: None

Agreement Number(s): None

District(s): 16

Summary: Amends Section 13 of the previously executed agreement between the Chicago Zoological Society (Zoo) and the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (District) for the maintenance and operation of a zoological park on lands of the Forest Preserve District, commonly known as the Brookfield Zoo, to allow for changes in certain admission and parking rates.
Reason: This increase will support the Zoo's submitted 2020 Budget proposal. On 4/6/1987 an agreement between the District and the Zoo was presented and approved by this Honorable Board of Commissioners for the continued maintenance and operations of the Brookfield Zoo (Agreement). From time to time the Agreement has been amended by mutual consent of the District and the Zoo (Parties). The Parties now wish to amend the Agreement to approve an increase in admission and parking fees at the Brookfield Zoo as indicated below.

Section 13 of the Agreement is hereby amended as follows:

"Said Zoological Park shall be open without general admission charge to organized groups of children in attendance at schools in the State of Illinois. The Society may limit the number of any such groups in any given day and may establish other rules and regulations that reasonably ensure public safety, accessibility, and convenience, including but not limited to standards of conduct and supervision. Said Zoological Park shall be free to the public without payment of any general admission fee or gratuity for a period equivalent to 52 days each year. The Society may otherwise charge an admission...

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