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File #: 22-0375    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 8/26/2022 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/20/2022 Final action: 9/20/2022
Title: PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Department of Resource Management Vendor: Chicago Botanic Garden ("CBG"), Glencoe, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to extend, amend, and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Plants of Concern program and associated ancillary services Original Contract Period: 1/1/2014 - 12/31/2017; Board Approved Extension 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2022 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/1/2023 - 12/31/2027 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $275,000.00 Original Approval: 3/11/2014, $100,000.00 Previous Increase(s): 10/24/2017, $175,000.00 This Increase Requested: $375,000.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2023 $75,000.00, FY 2024 $75,000.00, FY 2025 $75,000.00, FY 2026 $75,000.00, FY 2027 $75,000.00 Accounts: Professional Services 51031.520840; Grant and Mitigation 51010.521444 and 51010.520840; and all future Professional Services accounts Contract Number(s):...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
Related files: 14-0123, 17-0267
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PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT

Department(s): Department of Resource Management

Vendor: Chicago Botanic Garden ("CBG"), Glencoe, Illinois

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

Good(s) or Service(s): Plants of Concern program and associated ancillary services

Original Contract Period: 1/1/2014 - 12/31/2017; Board Approved Extension 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2022

Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/1/2023 - 12/31/2027

Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $275,000.00

Original Approval: 3/11/2014, $100,000.00

Previous Increase(s): 10/24/2017, $175,000.00

This Increase Requested: $375,000.00

Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2023 $75,000.00, FY 2024 $75,000.00, FY 2025 $75,000.00, FY 2026 $75,000.00, FY 2027 $75,000.00

Accounts: Professional Services 51031.520840; Grant and Mitigation 51010.521444 and 51010.520840; and all future Professional Services accounts

Contract Number(s): #74000002513

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

District(s): Districtwide

Summary: The Forest Preserves has maintained a collaborative partnership with CBG since 2014 to administer the Plants of Concern ("POC") program. The Forest Preserves is requesting to extend the contract for the Plants of Concern program for an additional five (5) years, at a rate not to exceed $75,000.00 per year, in order to continue this beneficial research work as well as amend the scope of services to allow for expenses related to ancillary services such as seed collection, plant propagation, and banking of seed and/or herbarium specimens. These added services support the Forest Preserves' mission to restore and preserve populations of rare plant species or other species identified as necessary for plant community enhancement in the Forest Preserves, based on information gathered through the POC program.

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