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File #: 23-0562    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Partnership Agreement Status: Approved
File created: 10/26/2023 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 11/14/2023 Final action: 11/14/2023
Title: PROPOSED PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to enter into a Partnership Agreement with the Poplar Creek Prairie Stewards, Sleepy Hollow, Illinois. Reason: The Poplar Creek Prairie Stewards, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, have received a $27,000.00 grant through the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation's Community Stewardship Challenge Grant program supporting 10 acres of habitat restoration at Schaumburg Road Grasslands in Streamwood. The project consists of invasive shrub clearing and the coordination of at least twenty (20) volunteer workdays, which will engage local communities in stewardship through hand removal of herbaceous plants and the collection and dispersion of native seeds. The project will be implemented at no direct cost to the Forest Preserves. The Poplar Creek Prairie Stewards are a group of devoted volunteers working to restore native plant communities and foster com...
Indexes: (Inactive) ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
Attachments: 1. ICECF, 2. Poplar Creek Prairie Stewards

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PROPOSED PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT

 

Request:  Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into a Partnership Agreement with the Poplar Creek Prairie Stewards, Sleepy Hollow, Illinois.

 

Reason:  The Poplar Creek Prairie Stewards, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, have received a $27,000.00 grant through the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation’s Community Stewardship Challenge Grant program supporting 10 acres of habitat restoration at Schaumburg Road Grasslands in Streamwood. The project consists of invasive shrub clearing and the coordination of at least twenty (20) volunteer workdays, which will engage local communities in stewardship through hand removal of herbaceous plants and the collection and dispersion of native seeds. The project will be implemented at no direct cost to the Forest Preserves.

 

The Poplar Creek Prairie Stewards are a group of devoted volunteers working to restore native plant communities and foster community support for conservation since 1989.

 

Contract Period:  Date of execution - 10/31/2025

 

Fiscal Impact: N/A. The project will be conducted at no direct cost to the Forest Preserves, which may provide in-kind staff support for the planning, implementation, and monitoring of the project.

 

Account(s):  N/A          

 

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

 

District(s):  15

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