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File #: 20-0260    Version: 1 Name: University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Type: Intergovernmental Agreement Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 6/9/2020 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 7/28/2020 Final action: 7/28/2020
Title: PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT AMENDMENT Department: Office of the General Superintendent Other Part(ies): University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization to extend and increase the Intergovernmental Agreement entered into with the University of Illinois at Chicago ("UIC") with respect to consulting services for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") Racial, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion ("REDI") committee Goods or Services: Phase 2 consulting services for the Forest Preserves' REDI committee Agreement Number: N/A Original Agreement Period: 7/1/2019 - 6/30/2020 Proposed Agreement Period: 7/1/2020 (retroactive) - 8/31/2021, with a one (1) year option renewal Original Fiscal Impact: $25,000.00 Proposed Increase: Not to Exceed $45,000.00 Accounts: Professional Services 51001.520840 District(s): Districtwide Summary: In 2019, the Forest Preserves Board of Commissioners approved on 6/25/2019 (Agend...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
Related files: 21-0327, 21-0106
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PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT AMENDMENT

Department: Office of the General Superintendent

Other Part(ies): University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Request: Authorization to extend and increase the Intergovernmental Agreement entered into with the University of Illinois at Chicago ("UIC") with respect to consulting services for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") Racial, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion ("REDI") committee

Goods or Services: Phase 2 consulting services for the Forest Preserves' REDI committee

Agreement Number: N/A

Original Agreement Period: 7/1/2019 - 6/30/2020

Proposed Agreement Period: 7/1/2020 (retroactive) - 8/31/2021, with a one (1) year option renewal

Original Fiscal Impact: $25,000.00

Proposed Increase: Not to Exceed $45,000.00

Accounts: Professional Services 51001.520840

District(s): Districtwide

Summary: In 2019, the Forest Preserves Board of Commissioners approved on 6/25/2019 (Agenda No. 19-0287), the Forest Preserves entering into an intergovernmental agreement with UIC for the university to provide technical consultation and support to the REDI committee in three (3) areas: Equity Foundations Training and Facilitation on racial equity concepts and processes; research and data analysis on equity business process improvements; and project and partnership development. A portion of the REDI committee's work to date is captured in the position paper referenced in Agenda Item No. 20-0285.

In Phase 2, the Forest Preserves' REDI committee will work with UIC on further improving business processes, while embracing cultural diversity and inclusion among employees, visitors, and partners. The deliverables will include, without limitation, support in the following areas: training, visioning concepts and implementation, and strategic planning which would promote organizational change for the Forest Preserves. Final amendment is subject to legal review and approva...

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