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File #: 21-0009    Version: 1 Name: Chicago Zoological Society, Brookfield, Illinois
Type: Interagency Agreement Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 11/22/2020 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 2/24/2021 Final action: 2/24/2021
Title: PROPOSED INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT AMENDMENT Department(s): Office of the General Superintendent Other Part(ies): Chicago Zoological Society, Brookfield, Illinois Request: To amend an agreement between the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") and the Chicago Zoological Society (the "Zoo") Good(s) or Service(s): Free days Agreement period: 4/6/1987 - 4/5/2027 Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Agreement Number(s): N/A District(s): 16 Summary: This proposed amendment amends Sections 13 of the agreement between the Zoo and the Forest Preserves for the maintenance and operation of a zoological park on lands of the Forest Preserves, commonly known as the Brookfield Zoo, to allow for changes in free days designation consistent with the Illinois Government Emergency Administration Act (Public Act 101-0640). Section 13 of the agreement is hereby amended as follows: "Said Zoological Park shall be open without general admission charge to organized groups o...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
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PROPOSED INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT AMENDMENT

Department(s): Office of the General Superintendent

Other Part(ies): Chicago Zoological Society, Brookfield, Illinois

Request: To amend an agreement between the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") and the Chicago Zoological Society (the "Zoo")

Good(s) or Service(s): Free days

Agreement period: 4/6/1987 - 4/5/2027

Fiscal Impact: N/A

Accounts: N/A

Agreement Number(s): N/A

District(s): 16

Summary: This proposed amendment amends Sections 13 of the agreement between the Zoo and the Forest Preserves for the maintenance and operation of a zoological park on lands of the Forest Preserves, commonly known as the Brookfield Zoo, to allow for changes in free days designation consistent with the Illinois Government Emergency Administration Act (Public Act 101-0640).

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, except for the period from 6/12/2020 through 6/30/2022, in which case the 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 over the approximately two (2) year period. The Society may otherwise charge an admission fee to said Park not exceeding $24.95 for each visitor from twelve to sixty-five years of age; and not exceeding $17.95 for each visitor ages three to eleven; and not exceeding $19.95 for each visitor sixty-five years of ...

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