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File #: 19-0497    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 11/25/2019 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 12/17/2019 Final action: 12/17/2019
Title: PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Department of Resource Management Vendor: Friends of the Forest Preserves, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): North Branch Conservation Corps Program Original Contract Period: 1/9/2018 - 12/31/2019 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/1/2020 - 12/31/2021 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $300,000.00 Original Approval: 1/9/2018 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $300,000.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2020 $150,000.00, FY 2021 $150,000.00 Accounts: Special or Co-op Programs 51058.521313 and all future special or co-op program accounts; Habitat Enhancement 51009.521452, 51051.521452, 51058.521452 and all future habitat enhancement accounts; EAB Tree Removal 51009.521456, 51051.521456, 51058.521456 and all future EAB tree removal accounts; Conservation Corps 51009...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
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PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT

Department(s): Department of Resource Management

Vendor: Friends of the Forest Preserves, Chicago, Illinois

Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to extend and increase contract

Good(s) or Service(s): North Branch Conservation Corps Program

Original Contract Period: 1/9/2018 - 12/31/2019

Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/1/2020 - 12/31/2021

Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $300,000.00

Original Approval: 1/9/2018

Previous Increase(s): N/A

This Increase Requested: $300,000.00

Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2020 $150,000.00, FY 2021 $150,000.00

Accounts: Special or Co-op Programs 51058.521313 and all future special or co-op program accounts; Habitat Enhancement 51009.521452, 51051.521452, 51058.521452 and all future habitat enhancement accounts; EAB Tree Removal 51009.521456, 51051.521456, 51058.521456 and all future EAB tree removal accounts; Conservation Corps 51009.521525, 51051.521525, 51058.521525 and all future conservation corps accounts; Grant & Mitigation 51010.521444

Contract Number(s): 74000004350

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

District(s): 9, 10, 12, 13, 14

Summary: Friends of the Forest Preserves has received additional grant funding from The Caerus Foundation to continue a North Branch Conservation Corps program providing conservation and leadership skills training to young adults, ages 18-24, at stewardship sites located along the North Branch of the Chicago River. The Forest Preserves would like to extend the program for an additional two (2) year term. The proposed 2020-2021 program would engage three (3) participants, one (1) crew manager, and one (1) assistant crew manager in hands-on ecological restoration activities including invasive species control, herbicide application, seed collection and dispersal, and prescribed fire. Participants will receiv...

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