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File #: 23-0136    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract Status: Approved
File created: 1/6/2023 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 1/24/2023 Final action: 1/24/2023
Title: PROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Department of Conservation and Experiential Programming Vendor: North American Central Bus Service, Joliet, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Bus Transportation Services Contract Value: Not to exceed $500,000.00 Contract Period: 2/1/2023 - 1/31/2026 with the option for two (2) one-year renewals at the discretion of the General Superintendent. Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2023 $100,000.00; FY 2024 $100,000.00; FY 2025 $100,000.00; FY 2026 $100,000.00 (optional); FY 2027 $100,000.00 (optional) Accounts: Advertising and Promotions 51001.520610; Special or Co-op Programs 51001.521313; Institutional Supplies 51001.530170; Other Supplies 51001.531900; and Grant accounts Contract Number(s): #74000011724 issued under Project #22-35-008321R Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final contract is subject ...
Indexes: (Inactive) ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
Related files: 21-0480, 23-0116, 23-0135

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PROPOSED CONTRACT

 

Department(s):  Department of Conservation and Experiential Programming

 

Vendor:  North American Central Bus Service, Joliet, Illinois

 

Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into and execute

 

Good(s) or Service(s):  Bus Transportation Services

 

Contract Value: Not to exceed $500,000.00

 

Contract Period:  2/1/2023 - 1/31/2026 with the option for two (2) one-year renewals at the discretion of the General Superintendent. 

 

Estimated Fiscal Impact:  FY 2023 $100,000.00; FY 2024 $100,000.00; FY 2025 $100,000.00; FY 2026 $100,000.00 (optional); FY 2027 $100,000.00 (optional)

 

Accounts:  Advertising and Promotions 51001.520610; Special or Co-op Programs 51001.521313; Institutional Supplies 51001.530170; Other Supplies 51001.531900; and Grant accounts

 

Contract Number(s):  #74000011724 issued under Project #22-35-008321R

 

Concurrences:                     

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

 

The contract-specific Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise goal for this contract was set to zero.

 

District(s):   Districtwide

 

Summary:  The Conservation and Experiential Programming Department and the Volunteer Resources unit provides transportation for school groups and community groups to come to the Forest Preserves for education, recreation, and volunteer programs. In addition, programming needs often require shuttle bus transportation between program sites and parking areas. The Forest Preserves put out an RFP for bus transportation services and received three (3) proposals. The Forest Preserves is proposing contracts with all three (3) vendors (see also Board Item Nos. 23-0116 and 23-0135).end