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File #: 21-0316    Version: 1 Name: PROPOSED GRANT AWARD PROPOSED GRANT AWARD
Type: Grant Award Status: Approved
File created: 6/4/2021 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 6/22/2021 Final action: 6/22/2021
Title: PROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Department of Planning and Development Grantee: Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") Grantor: The Illinois Department of Natural Resources Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: Authorization is sought for the Forest Preserves to accept and enter into an agreement with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources ("IDNR") for grant funding for a Caldwell Woods Wellness Studio located in Chicago, Illinois. Grant Amount: $1,228,800.00 Grant Period: Two (2) years from date of full contract execution Fiscal Impact: $409,700.00 match Accounts: Revenue account 51010.411437 (State Governmental Grants) Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final grant agreement is subject to legal review and approval. District(s): 15 9 Summary: The scope of work for this project includes design and construction of renovation of an existing warming shelter building at Caldwell Woods to offer...
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:  The Illinois Department of Natural Resources

 

Request:  Authorization to accept grant 

 

Purpose:  Authorization is sought for the Forest Preserves to accept and enter into an agreement with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (“IDNR”) for grant funding for a Caldwell Woods Wellness Studio located in Chicago, Illinois.

 

Grant Amount:  $1,228,800.00 

 

Grant Period:  Two (2) years from date of full contract execution

 

Fiscal Impact:  $409,700.00 match

 

Accounts:  Revenue account 51010.411437 (State Governmental Grants)

 

Concurrences:

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

 

District(s):  15  9

 

Summary:  The scope of work for this project includes design and construction of renovation of an existing warming shelter building at Caldwell Woods to offer year-round recreation and wellness programs, visitor information on nearby recreation facilities, natural resources and volunteer opportunities. The project will also include accessibility, energy efficiency, wayfinding signs, and other related improvements. The IDNR Park and Recreational Facility Construction (PARC) Grant Program would fund 75% of the estimated total project cost of $1,638,500.00 and the Forest Preserves would provide 25% match estimated at $409,700.00.

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