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File #: 21-0493    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Intergovernmental Agreement Status: Approved
File created: 10/18/2021 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 11/2/2021 Final action: 11/2/2021
Title: PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Department of Law Enforcement Other Part(ies): Cook County Government, Cook County, Illinois Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement to receive a grant Goods or Services: Grant not to exceed $75,000.00 for two (2) K-9 Vehicles to support law enforcement efforts Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: 11/2/2021 - 8/31/2022 Fiscal Impact: Grant revenue up to $75,000.00 Accounts: N/A District(s): Districtwide Summary: On 1/26/2021, the Forest Preserves of Cook County Board of Commissioners approved a grant agreement with Cook County (Board Item No. 21-0109) whereby the Forest Preserves would receive up to $75,000.00 for the purchase of two (2) K-9 vehicles to support law enforcement efforts. On 5/11/2021, the Forest Preserves of Cook County Board of Commissioners subsequently approved the purchase of such vehic...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
Related files: 21-0264, 21-0109
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PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT

Department: Department of Law Enforcement

Other Part(ies): Cook County Government, Cook County, Illinois

Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement to receive a grant

Goods or Services: Grant not to exceed $75,000.00 for two (2) K-9 Vehicles to support law enforcement efforts

Agreement Number(s): N/A

Agreement Period: 11/2/2021 - 8/31/2022

Fiscal Impact: Grant revenue up to $75,000.00

Accounts: N/A

District(s): Districtwide

Summary: On 1/26/2021, the Forest Preserves of Cook County Board of Commissioners approved a grant agreement with Cook County (Board Item No. 21-0109) whereby the Forest Preserves would receive up to $75,000.00 for the purchase of two (2) K-9 vehicles to support law enforcement efforts. On 5/11/2021, the Forest Preserves of Cook County Board of Commissioners subsequently approved the purchase of such vehicles (Board Item No. 21-0264). Due to a parts shortage, however, the manufacturer of the K-9 vehicles is unable to deliver the vehicles in 2021.

In order for the Forest Preserves to remain eligible to receive up to $75,000.00, a new intergovernmental agreement is required. Availability of funding is determined on an annual basis by Cook County, which generally receives funds through a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Chicago for Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant ("JAG") Program funding from the United States Department of Justice. The Forest Preserves seeks authorization to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with Cook County to receive this grant. The final agreement is subject to legal review and approval.

The vehicles are needed to satisfy the primary jurisdiction of the Forest Preserves of Cook County's Law Enforcement Department which consist of approximately 70,000 acres of undeveloped property. The addition of the K-9 squad vehicles will ...

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