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Meeting Name: Real Estate Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/14/2023 9:35 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
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23-0579 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 9/19/2023approvePass Action details Not available
23-0520 1  Intergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Department of Planning and Development Other Part(ies): Chicago Transit Authority (“CTA”), Chicago, Illinois Request: Authority to execute agreement and accept donation of land Goods or Services: Donation of land and fulfillment of other agreed mitigation measures to offset environmental impacts and closure of an access road relating to proposed new Red Line Extension 130th Street station adjacent to Beaubien Woods Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: Date of Execution to December 31, 2033 or four (4) years after the beginning of Revenue Service on the Red Line Extension, whichever date is later Fiscal Impact: N/A. Revenue Generating CTA to provide the following to the Forest Preserves under the proposed Intergovernmental Agreement: 1. Donation of 7.6 acres of land immediately adjacent to Beaubien Woods (the “Property”), at no cost; 2. Payment of $250,000.00 for ecological restoration within one-hundred eighty (180) days of the effective date of the Intergovernmental Agreement or CTA’approvePass Action details Not available
23-0515 1  OrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE AN ORDINANCE TO CREATE A FOREST PRESERVE NEAR BEAUBIEN WOODS AN ORDINANCE CREATING A FOREST PRESERVE in part of Section 35, Township 37 North, Range 14, East of the Third Principal Meridian, all in Cook County, Illinois near Beaubien Woods in District 5. WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Illinois (the “District”), pursuant to the statutes in such case made and provided, has from time to time acquired by purchase, condemnation, gift, grant, devise, or otherwise, lands necessary and desirable for District purposes containing one or more natural forests or parts thereof, or lands connecting such forests or parts thereof, or lands capable of being reforested for the purpose of protecting and preserving the flora, fauna, and scenic beauties within the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Illinois, and to restore, restock, protect, and preserve the natural forests and said lands together with their flora and fauna, as nearly as may be, in their natural state and condition, for the purpose of the education, plapprovePass Action details Not available
23-0491 1  License RequestPROPOSED LICENSE REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”), as Licensor to grant a License to Wireless Edge Towers II, LLC, Grantee, to locate, operate and maintain a cell tower in Meadowlark Golf Course pursuant to a master agreement approved by the Forest Preserves of Cook County Board of Commissioners on November 2, 2021 (Board Item No. 21-0002). The license area includes two (2) alternative access route options that overlaps with an existing access easement previously granted to the Illinois Tollway. Three (3) trees would need to be removed, resulting in tree mitigation fees. In practice, more trees may need to be removed than originally estimated. Any increase in the tree mitigation fee will be in accordance with the Tree Mitigation Plan (See Board Item No. 20-0279), and if such increase is more than 20% of original estimate, then approval will be sought from the Forest Preserves of Cook County Board of Commissioners. Term: Ten (10) years with option to renew for three (3) additional 5-year terms LicensapprovePass Action details Not available
23-0527 1  License RequestPROPOSED LICENSE REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”), as Licensor to grant a License to CrossTown Fiber, Grantee, to locate, operate and maintain a fiber optic line on the east side of Cumberland Avenue, all within the road right-of-way, from Belmont Avenue to Addison Street (approximate length 2,550 linear feet). Term: Ten (10) years License Fee: $82,541.32 License Application Fee: $1,500.00 Review Fee: $3,000.00 YELAR Fee: $7,050.00 Total one-time upfront fee of $94,091.32 for the term of the License (Sec. 5-2A-4 and 5-2B-4) Tree Mitigation Fee: N/A The area of the License is: 0.8781 acre Concurrence(s): The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final license agreement is subject to legal review and approval. Grantee will be required to meet the insurance requirements under the License Agreement. The Forest Preserves staff have reviewed this license application and plans and have found them to be acceptable; therefore, it is recommended that the Forest PreapprovePass Action details Not available