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File #: 21-0108    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Grant Award Status: Approved
File created: 12/31/2020 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 1/26/2021 Final action: 1/26/2021
Title: PROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Department of Planning and Development Grantee: Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") Grantor: Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity ("DCEO") Request: Authorization to accept grant and enter into grant agreement Purpose: Infrastructure repair to Swallow Cliff limestone stairs Grant Amount: $125,000.00 Grant Period: 10/1/2020 (retroactive) - 9/30/2022 Fiscal Impact: N/A (Revenue Generating). Accounts: Grant account 51010.411437 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final grant agreement is subject to legal review and approval. District(s): 17 Summary: This grant award is anticipated to cover all or most of the costs for the repair of damaged limestone stairs, installed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. The Swallow Cliff stairs are a beloved and popular outdoor health and fitness landmark and are visited by thousands of people each week. These re...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent

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PROPOSED GRANT AWARD

 

Department:  Department of Planning and Development

 

Grantee:  Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”)

 

Grantor:  Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (“DCEO”)

 

Request:  Authorization to accept grant and enter into grant agreement

 

Purpose:  Infrastructure repair to Swallow Cliff limestone stairs 

 

Grant Amount:  $125,000.00

 

Grant Period:  10/1/2020 (retroactive) - 9/30/2022

 

Fiscal Impact:  N/A (Revenue Generating).

 

Accounts:  Grant account 51010.411437

 

Concurrences:

The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final grant agreement is subject to legal review and approval.

 

District(s):   17

 

Summary:  This grant award is anticipated to cover all or most of the costs for the repair of damaged limestone stairs, installed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. The Swallow Cliff stairs are a beloved and popular outdoor health and fitness landmark and are visited by thousands of people each week. These repairs will ensure that the stairs are in good and safe condition so that people of all ages can enjoy this healthy outdoor recreation amenity.

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