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File #: 19-0465    Version: 1 Name: Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (“MWRD”)
Type: Intergovernmental Agreement Status: Approved
File created: 10/31/2019 In control: Real Estate Committee
On agenda: 11/19/2019 Final action: 12/17/2019
Title: PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Department of Planning and Development Other Part(ies): Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago ("MWRD") Request: Authorize the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with, and convey permanent and temporary easements to, MWRD. Goods or Services: Construction and maintenance of stormwater conveyance improvements along a portion of 1st Avenue between Roosevelt Road and Cermak Road in Maywood Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: Continuous Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating. Estimated compensation $122,000.00 ($108,000.00 for permanent easement and $14,000.00 for temporary easement) Accounts: N/A District(s): 1 Summary: MWRD proposes to construct new stormwater conveyance improvements along 1st Avenue between Roosevelt Road and Cermak Road in Maywood to alleviate chronic flooding conditions affecting access to sev...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
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PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT

Department: Department of Planning and Development

Other Part(ies): Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago ("MWRD")

Request: Authorize the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with, and convey permanent and temporary easements to, MWRD.

Goods or Services: Construction and maintenance of stormwater conveyance improvements along a portion of 1st Avenue between Roosevelt Road and Cermak Road in Maywood

Agreement Number(s): N/A

Agreement Period: Continuous

Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating. Estimated compensation $122,000.00 ($108,000.00 for permanent easement and $14,000.00 for temporary easement)

Accounts: N/A

District(s): 1

Summary: MWRD proposes to construct new stormwater conveyance improvements along 1st Avenue between Roosevelt Road and Cermak Road in Maywood to alleviate chronic flooding conditions affecting access to several hospitals including Loyola University Medical Center. The flood control project includes tree removal prior to installation of new underground storm sewer pipes along the 1st Avenue Cutoff at the south end of Miller Meadow, a new outlet to the Des Plaines River, new storm sewers and on each side of 1st Avenue from Roosevelt Road to Cermak Avenue and a new bioswale and other drainage improvements on the east side of 1st Avenue at Miller Meadow.

MWRD is requesting temporary and permanent easement areas for construction staging and future maintenance of all improvements by the Illinois Department of Transportation except for mowing or maintenance of vegetation in a new hybrid bioswale along 1st Avenue that would be maintained by the Forest Preserves. MWRD will make improvements at their sole cost and expense and provide additional benefits to the Forest Preserves by installing new storm conveyance infrastructure to alleviate flooding on Forest Preserve land, relocating und...

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