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File #: 22-0327    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 7/5/2022 In control: Office of the General Superintendent
On agenda: 9/20/2022 Final action: 9/20/2022
Title: PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Department of Permits, Rentals and Concessions Vendor: Antares Golf Management, Inc. a.k.a Indigo Sports, LLC (formerly Billy Casper Golf), Reston, Virginia Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to amend and extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Golf course management Original Contract Period: 8/1/2002 - 12/31/2022 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/1/2023 - 12/31/2024 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: Vendor has agreed to pay the Forest Preserves a $450,000.00 annual fee plus a tiered percentage of gross revenue generated at the Golf Course including a revenue share of alcohol sales. Original Approval: 7/9/2002 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: N/A (Revenue Generating) Accounts: N/A Contract Number(s): N/A Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final amendment is subject to legal re...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
Related files: 21-0192, 20-0251
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PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT

Department(s): Department of Permits, Rentals and Concessions

Vendor: Antares Golf Management, Inc. a.k.a Indigo Sports, LLC (formerly Billy Casper Golf), Reston, Virginia

Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to amend and extend contract

Good(s) or Service(s): Golf course management

Original Contract Period: 8/1/2002 - 12/31/2022

Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/1/2023 - 12/31/2024

Total Current Contract Amount Authority: Vendor has agreed to pay the Forest Preserves a $450,000.00 annual fee plus a tiered percentage of gross revenue generated at the Golf Course including a revenue share of alcohol sales.

Original Approval: 7/9/2002

Previous Increase(s): N/A

This Increase Requested: N/A

Estimated Fiscal Impact: N/A (Revenue Generating)

Accounts: N/A

Contract Number(s): N/A

Concurrences:
The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final amendment is subject to legal review and approval.

District(s): 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 13, 15, 17

Summary: The Forest Preserves is recommending an extension to its current agreement with its golf management vendor. The current agreement expires at the end of this year. The Forest Preserves intends to bid out for a new management contract for the golf courses. In the interim, an extension is needed for the current contract due to unavoidable delays in the concept plans process for Burnham Woods, River Oaks and Edgebrook.

Once the concept plan process is finalized, the Forest Preserves intends to spend significant time engaging community members and relevant stakeholders. Ultimately, the goal is to post the new golf course management RFP in the spring of 2023 to allow potential vendors to see the courses.

The proposed extension includes $450,000.00 for capital improvements per year totaling $900,000.00 over the extension term. The Forest Preserves will also continue to receive the same base fee and percentage ...

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