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Meeting Name: FPD Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/22/2016 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: FPD POST COMMITTEE ACTION REPORT 3-22-16.pdf
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16-0107 2 GLEN GROVE EQUESTRIAN CENTER FEESOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT FOREST PRESERVE FEE SCHEDULE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Title 7 - Fees, Chapter 1 - Fee Schedule of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Code of Ordinances is hereby amended as Follows: 7-1-1: FEE SCHEDULE *** GLEN GROVE EQUESTRIAN CENTER FEES* EQUESTRIAN LESSON FEES Private Rate: $45.00/Half Hour Semi Private Rate: $40.00/Half Hour Group Rate: $60.00/Hour Special Advanced Jumping Rate: $75.00/Half Hour EQUESTRIAN BOARDING FEES Front Barn Stall: $725.00/Month Large Barn Stall: $760.00/Month Grooming Packages: $100.00-$175.00/Month MONTHLY LESSON PACKAGES FOR EQUESTRIAN BOARDERS Two Lessons or Training Riders Per Week: $350.00 Three Lessons or Training Rides Per Week: $510.00 Four Lessons or Training Rides Per Week: $690.00 Unlimited Training and/or Training Rides Per Week: $800.00 *Fees listed above represent not to exceed fees that Glen Grove may charge during the season of operation. *** Effective date: This ordinance shall be in effecreferPass Action details Video Video
16-0132 1 Aquatic Center FeesOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT (Related to Item: 16-0129) FEE SCHEDULE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners that Title 7, Chapter 1, Section 7-1-1 of the Cook County Forest Preserve District Code is hereby amended as follows: 7-1-1: FEE SCHEDULE *** Pool Fee Child 3 12 Years Old $4.00 Adult $6.00 Season Pass (Family-Up to four (4) Members) $150.00 Additional $35.00 Season Pass (Individual) $40.00 Aquatic Center Fees* Child 3 - 12 Years Old $5.00 Adult $7.00 Season Pass (Family-Up to Four (4) Members) $158.00 Season Pass (Family-Up to Five (5) Members) $189.00 Season Pass (Family-Six (6) or More) $220.00 Season Pass (Individual) $42.00 *Additional programs with fees may be added with approval of the General Superintendent and published via the District's website. *** Effective date: This ordinance shall be in effect immediately upon adoption.referPass Action details Not available
16-0108 1 DMC Security Services, Midlothian, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT (Related to Items: 16-0114, 16-0116 and 16-0118) Department(s): Facilities and Fleet Maintenance Vendor: DMC Security Services, Midlothian, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to enter into and execute contract. Good(s) or Service(s): Monitoring of Fire Alarm Services and associated specific pieces of equipment. Contract Value: $62,400.00 Contract period: 1/1/2015, Retroactive - 12/31/2019 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2015 $16,320.00, FY 2016 $11,520.00, FY 2017 $11,520.00, FY 2018 $11,520.00, FY 2019 $11,520.00 Accounts: Other Professional Services, 01-6217 Contract Number(s): N/A Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): 6 Summary: Certain fire prevention Agencies Having Jurisdiction (“AHJ”) in areas where Preserves’ buildings are located require specific pieces of equipment and monitoring services associated with fire alarm systems be provided exclusively by the AHJ’s approved vendors. In order fapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0114 1 Tyco Integrated Security, Chicago, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT (Related to Items: 16-0108, 16-0116 and 16-0118) Department(s): Facilities and Fleet Maintenance Vendor: Tyco Integrated Security, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to enter into and execute contract Good(s) or Service(s): Installation/Monitoring of Fire Alarm Services and associated specific pieces of equipment for current and future District sites Contract Value: $142,444.80 Contract period: 1/1/2015, retroactively through 12/31/2019 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2015 $28,488.96, FY 2016 $28,488.96, FY 2017 $28,488.96, FY 2018 $28,488.96 and FY 2019 $28,488.96 Accounts: Other Professional Services, 01-6217 Contract Number(s): N/A Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): Districtwide Summary: Certain fire prevention Agencies Having Jurisdiction (“AHJ”) in areas where Preserves’ buildings are located, require specific pieces of equipment and monitoring services associated with fire alarm systems be providapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0116 1 Fox Valley Fire & Safety, Elgin, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT (Related to Items: 16-0108, 16-0114 and 16-0118) Department(s): Facilities and Fleet Maintenance Vendor: Fox Valley Fire & Safety, Elgin, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Monitoring of Fire Alarm Services and associated specific pieces of equipment. Contract Value: $2,655.00 Contract period: 4/24/2015, retroactive - 4/23/2020 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2015 $360.00, FY 2016 $540.00, FY 2017 $540.00, FY 2018 $540.00, FY 2019 $540.00, FY 2020 $135.00 Accounts: Other Professional Services, 01-6217 Contract Number(s): N/A Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): 14 Summary: Certain fire prevention Agencies Having Jurisdiction (“AHJ”) in areas where Preserves’ buildings are located, require specific pieces of equipment and monitoring services associated with fire alarm systems be provided exclusively by the AHJ’s approved vendors. In order for the Preserves’ alarm syapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0118 1 Village of Hoffman Estates, Hoffman Estates, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT (Related to Items: 16-0108, 16-0114, and 16-0116) Department(s): Facilities and Fleet Vendor: Village of Hoffman Estates, Hoffman Estates, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to enter into and execute contract Good(s) or Service(s): Monitoring of Fire Alarm Services and lease of wireless radio equipment and associated specific pieces of equipment. Contract Value: $14,700.00 Contract period: 1/1/2015, retroactive - 12/31/2019 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2015 $2,940.00, FY 2016 $2,940.00, FY 2017 $2,940.00, FY 2018 $2,940.00, FY 2019 $2,940.00 Accounts: Other Professional Services, 01-6217 Contract Number(s): N/A Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): 15 Summary: Certain fire prevention Agencies Having Jurisdiction (“AHJ”) in areas where Preserves’ buildings are located, require specific pieces of equipment and monitoring services associated with fire alarm systems be provided exclusively by the AHJ’s approved vapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0109 1 Acosta Medical Testing Corporation, Oak Lawn, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Legal Vendor: Acosta Medical Testing Corporation, Oak Lawn, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): On-site drug and alcohol testing services. Original Contract Period: 11/18/2014 - 11/30/2015 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 12/1/2015 - 11/30/2016 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: Not to Exceed $125,000.00 Original Approval: 11/18/2014, Not to Exceed $125,000.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: Not to Exceed $100,000.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: Not to Exceed $100,000.00 Accounts: Other Professional Services, 01-6217 Contract Number(s): 12-45-136 CC Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance Provisions. District(s): Districtwide Summary: On 11/30/2012, the Cook County Board approved contract 12-45-136 CC with Acosta Medical Testing Corporation follapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0112 1 MCI Metro Access Transmission Services, LLCLicense RequestPROPOSED LICENSE REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”), as Licensor to grant a License to MCI Metro Access Transmission Services, LLC, Grantee, to locate, operate and maintain a 4-inch conduit for fiber optic cable. The conduit was planned for installation within the right of way for Roselle Road; however a post construction survey showed that part of the line had been installed underground on Forest Preserve property. Term: Ten (10) Years License Fee: $28,041.32 License Application Fee: $1,000.00 YELAR Fee: $3,600.00 Total one-time upfront fee of $32,641.32 for the term of the License (Sec. 5-2A-4 and 5-2B-4) Tree Mitigation Fee: None The area of the License is: 0.39 Acre(s) Concurrence(s): The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. Grantee has met the insurance requirements under the License Agreement. The Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the preserves”) staff has reviewed this license application and plans and have found them to be referPass Action details Video Video
16-0113 1 Wide Open West d/b/a WOW!License RequestPROPOSED LICENSE REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”), as Licensor to grant a License to Wide Open West d/b/a WOW!, Grantee, to locate, operate and maintain two 1.5-inch conduits for fiber optic line along the south side of 31st Street from LaGrange Road to 140 feet west of Brainard Ave. The conduits will be installed by directional bore within the south right of way of 31st Street. Term: Ten (10) Years License Fee: $17,355.37 License Application Fee: $1,000.00 YELAR Fee: $3,600.00 Total one-time upfront fee of $21,955.37 for the term of the License (Sec. 5-2A-4 and 5-2B-4) Tree Mitigation Fee: None The area of the License is: 0.24 Acre Concurrence(s): The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. Grantee has met the insurance requirements under the License Agreement. The Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the preserves”) staff has reviewed this license application and plans and has found them to be acceptable; therefore, it is recommendereferPass Action details Not available
16-0115 1 Anonymous Insights Inc., Dublin, OhioContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Permits, Rentals and Concessions Vendor: Anonymous Insights Inc., Dublin, Ohio Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend and increase a previously executed consultant contract Good(s) or Service(s): Consultant services for facilitating an online and over the phone customer service survey program. Original Contract Period: One (1) year contract originally approved by the Purchasing Agent (8/1/2015 - 7/31/2016) Proposed Contract Period Extension: 8/1/2016-7/31/2017 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $20,335.00 Original Approval: 8/1/2015, $20,335.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: Not to exceed $16,000.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2016 $8,000.00 FY 2017 $8,000.00 Accounts: Permit Contractual Services, 01-6250 Contract Number(s): 14-40-412 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): Districtwide Summary: Proposals for this contract were solicited on our purcapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0117 1 Abacus Data Systems, San Diego, CaliforniaContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Legal Department Vendor: Abacus Data Systems, San Diego, California Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Legal database and case management system Contract Value: $26,721.00 Contract period: 4/11/2016- 4/10/2020 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2016 $6,762.60, FY 2017 $4,989.60, FY 2018 $4,989.60, FY 2019 $4,989.60 and FY 2020 $4,989.60. Accounts: Contractual & Professional Services, 01-6210 Contract Number(s): N/A Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): N/A Summary: Attorneys and paralegals in the Preserves’ Legal Department utilize AbacusLaw for case management services. The database is used to track the status of requests and assignments in the Legal Department. It also creates customized workflows, data reports and case management to ensure legal services are handled efficiently and effectively. The rates charged to the Preserves represent a 40% discount fromapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0122 1 AGAE Contractors, Inc., Chicago, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Vendor: AGAE Contractors, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend a previously executed contract Good(s) or Service(s): Construction services to remove and replace existing roofs at Edgebrook Golf Course clubhouse and Billy Caldwell Golf Course maintenance building and reconstructing part of the Billy Caldwell Golf Course irrigation building. Original Contract Period: 3/27/2014 - 7/16/2015, Administrative Extension (7/17/15 - 9/15/2015), Board approved extension on 10/6/2015 (9/16/2015 - 3/14/2016). Proposed Contract Period Extension: One hundred eighty (180) days (3/15/2016, retroactive - 9/11/2016) Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $334,915.00 Original Approval: 1/14/2014, $334,915.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: NA Accounts: Building Accounts 25-6710, 26-6710, 52-6710, 54-6710, 55-6710, 56-6710 and 09-6710 Contract Number(s): approvePass Action details Video Video
16-0123 1 Mack Construction Corporation, Tinley Park, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Vendor: Mack Construction Corporation, Tinley Park, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend a previously executed contract Good(s) or Service(s): Construction services for the renovation of Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center Original Contract Period: 10/17/2014 - 8/13/2015, Administrative Extension (8/14/2015 - 10/12/2015), Board approved extension on 10/6/2015 (10/13/2015 - 4/9/2016) Proposed Contract Period Extension: One hundred and eighty (180) calendar day extension (4/10/2016 - 10/7/2016) Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $558,800.00 Original Approval: 7/22/2014, $558,800.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: Building Accounts 25-6710, 26-6710, 52-6710, 54-6710, 55-6710, 56-6710 and 09-6710 Contract Number(s): 13-80-01-G5R3 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met tapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0124 1 Paul Borg Construction Co, Chicago, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Vendor: Paul Borg Construction Co, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend a previously executed contract Good(s) or Service(s): Construction services at River Trail Nature Center Sugar Shack, Des Plaines Division Headquarters and Mathew Bieszczat Volunteer Center. Work includes interior and exterior renovations, accessibility upgrades and installation of emergency exit and fire alarm systems. Original Contract Period: 10/17/2014 - 7/14/2015, Administrative Extension (7/15/15 - 9/12/2015), Board approval on 10/6/2015 (9/13/2015 - 1/10/2016) and on 1/12/2016 (1/11/2016 - 4/10/2016). Proposed Contract Period Extension: One hundred and eighty (180) days (4/11/2016 - 10/8/2016) Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $218,919.80 Original Approval: 5/20/2014, $218,919.80 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: Building Accounts 25-6710, 26-6710approvePass Action details Not available
16-0126 1 Billy Casper Golf LLC, Oak Lawn, IllinoisAgreementPROPOSED AGREEMENT Vendor: Billy Casper Golf LLC, Oak Lawn, Illinois Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”) to enter into an agreement Reason: The Preserves requested proposals through its online bidding process. The selected Vendor, Billy Casper Golf LLC (“Billy Casper”), was deemed the most responsive and responsible of three (3) respondents to operate the Maple Lake Boat House, which will offer boat, canoe and kayak rentals along with lessons to the general public. Billy Casper has presented the strongest financial package and management plan for the coming term. The final agreement will be subject to review and approval by the Preserves’ Legal Department. Billy Casper has agreed to pay the Preserves the following annual fee per year in addition to 5% of gross sales: Year 1: $15,000.00 Year 2: $15,000.00 Year 3: $15,000.00 Year 4: $15,000.00 Contract period: Forty Eight (48) months from the issuance of the Purchase Order Estimated Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating, $60,000.00 + 5% of gapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0127 1 The River Forest Park DistrictAgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Permits, Rentals and Concessions Other Part(ies): The River Forest Park District Request: Approval Goods or Services: This agreement will allow the Forest Preserves to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the River Forest Park District (“RFPD) for use of the Cummings Square baseball, softball and soccer field located on the corner of Lake and Bonnie Brae Streets in River Forest, Illinois. In exchange for non-exclusive use of the site, RFPD will perform field work and outfield drainage on an ongoing basis, including the addition of infield mix, proper edging of the infield edges, backstop and sideline fence repairs and grading work in the outfield. RFPD’s use of the field will not interfere with any Forest Preserve programming at Cummings Square. The final agreement will be subject to review and approval by the District’s Legal Department. Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: 4/1/16 - 3/31/19 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A District(s): 1 9th Summary: Requesapprove as amendedPass Action details Video Video
16-0128 1 Chicago River Canoe & Kayak, Evanston, IllinoisAgreementPROPOSED AGREEMENT Vendor: Chicago River Canoe & Kayak, Evanston, Illinois Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”) to enter into an agreement Reason: The Preserves requested proposals through its online bidding process. The selected Vendor, Chicago River Canoe & Kayak, was deemed the most responsive and responsible of three (3) respondents to operate the Skokie Lagoons boating facility, which will offer canoe and kayak rentals along with lessons to the general public. Chicago River Canoe & Kayak has operated the Skokie Lagoons boating facility since 2009 and presented the strongest financial package and management plan for the coming term. The final agreement will be subject to review and approval by the Preserves’ Legal Department. In previous terms, Chicago River Canoe & Kayak paid the Preserves $14,000.00 on an annual basis. Chicago River Canoe & Kayak has agreed to pay the Preserves the following annual fee per year in addition to 5% of gross sales: Year 1: $17,000.00 Year 2: $17,000.00 Year 3: $approvePass Action details Video Video
16-0129 1 Swim Chicago Southland, Bridgeview, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Conservation & Experiential Programming Proposed Contract (Related to 16-0132) Vendor: Swim Chicago Southland, Bridgeview, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Aquatic Center Management Contract Contract Value: $3,211,551.00 Contract period: 3/22/2016- 3/21/2019, with two (2), one (1) year extension options Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2016 $1,063,431.00 ($75,387.00 management fee, $988,044.00 Reimbursable Expenses) FY 2017 $1,070,306.00 ($77,262.00 Management Fee, $993,044.00 Reimbursable Expenses) FY 2018 $1,077,814.00 ($79,770.00 Management Fee, $998,044.00 Reimbursable Expenses) Accounts: Other Professional Services, 01-6217 Contract Number(s): 16-35-01 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): 4, 9, 10 and 16 Summary: In order to have our Aquatic Centers become more profitable and better managed, the District requested proposals through its onlineapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0130 1 Clauss Brothers, Elgin, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Resource Management Vendor: Clauss Brothers, Elgin, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Tree planting and landscaping services Contract Value: Not to exceed $4,800,000.00 over six years Contract period: Date of execution to 3/22/2022 Estimated Fiscal Impact: Not to exceed $800,000.00 per twelve (12) months Accounts: EAB Tree Planting 09-6753; Camp Accounts 25-6730 and 26-6730; Site Amenities Accounts 25-6770, 26-6770, 52-6770, 54-6770, 55-6770 and 56-6770; CIF Accounts 09-6770 and 09-6730 Contract Number(s): 15-31-119 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance Provisions. District(s): Districtwide Summary: Contract #15-31-119 consists of comprehensive landscape design, irrigation and drainage system consultation, tree planting and maintenance, turf restoration, and landscape protection and mainteapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0134 1 Corvel Enterprise Comp, Inc., Irvine, CaliforniaContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Legal Vendor: Corvel Enterprise Comp, Inc., Irvine, California Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): General Liability and Automobile Claims Administrator/Third-Party Administrator Services Contract Value: $45,000.00 Contract period: 12/1/2015-11/30/2018, with two (2), one (1) year options for renewal Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2016 $15,000.00, FY 2017 $15,000.00, FY 2018 $15,000.00 Accounts: Self Insurance, 11-6500 Contract Number(s): 1530-14426 CC Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance Provisions. District(s): Districtwide Summary: On 11/18/2015, the Cook County Board approved contract 1530-14426 CC with Corvel Enterprise Comp, Inc. (“Corvel”) for General Liability and Automobile Claims Administrator/Third-Party Services following a Request for Proposals. The District currently utilizes Cook County RapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0137 1  Contract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Vendor: Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc. (CMT), Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to increase a previously executed contract Good(s) or Service(s): Professional Services for design and construction administration services for design modifications for new comfort stations. Original Contract Period: 11/27/13 - 12/4/2015, Board approved extension on 11/17/2015 from 12/5/2015 - 12/4/2016 Proposed Contract Period Extension: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $168,521.00 Original Approval: 11/12/2013, $154,053.00 Previous Increase(s): 7/11/2014, $14,468.00 This Increase Requested: $15,700.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: $15,700.00 Accounts: General Consulting Services, 25-6740, 26-6740, 54-6740, 55-6740 and 56-6740. Contract Number(s): Task Order #13-80-02-09D Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business EapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0138 1 WYCC PBS Chicago, Chicago, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): General Office Vendor: WYCC PBS Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Production, advertisement and marketing of a one-hour documentary Original Contract Period: 11/1/2014 - 11/1/2015 with a sixty (60) day administrative approved extension from 11/2/2015 - 12/31/15 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/1/2016, retroactive - 7/1/2016 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $170,000.00 Original Approval: 10/7/2014, $170,000.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $14,000.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2016 $14,000.00 Accounts: Other Professional Services, 01-6217 Contract Number(s): 10-15-001 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. Summary: This one-hour documentary outlines a great partnership between public television and the Forest Preserves of Cook County the (“Preserves”) with a focus on highligapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0144 1 Kuklinski + Rappe Architects, Chicago, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Vendor: Kuklinski + Rappe Architects, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend and increase a previously executed contract Good(s) or Service(s): Professional Services for design and construction administrative services for the Dan Ryan Visitor’s Center building renovation near 87th Street and Western Avenue in Chicago Original Contract Period: 9/16/2013 - 7/1/2015 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 7/2/2015, retroactive - 10/7/2016 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $59,785.00 Original Approval: 9/16/2013, $59,785.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $31,621.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: 31,621.00 Accounts: General Consulting Services, 25-6740, 26-6740, 52-6740, 54-6740, 55-6740, 56-6740 and 09-6740 Contract Number(s): Task Order #13-80-01-5R3D Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority and WoapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0133 1 Golf Contract Compliance Audit of the Forest Preserve District of Cook CountyReportREPORT Department: Office of the County Auditor Request: Refer to Audit Committee Report Title: Golf Contract Compliance Audit of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Report Period: For the period June 2014 - June 2015 Summary: The purpose of the audit was to evaluate the effectiveness of the District’s oversight of the Golf Course Facilities Management Agreement.referPass Action details Video Video
16-0141 1 Procurements and Disbursements Report Period: 1/1/2016 - 1/31/2016ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Procurements and Disbursements Report Report Period: 1/1/2016 - 1/31/2016 Summary: Submitting the Procurements and Disbursements Report for the period of January 2016. This report is to be received and filed in compliance with Section 1-8-2(BB) of the District’s Code of Ordinances.receive and filedPass Action details Video Video
16-0142 1 Resident Watchman Annual Report 1/1/2015 - 12/31/2015ReportREPORT Department: General Office Request: Receive and File Report Title: Resident Watchman Annual Report Report Period: 1/1/2015 - 12/31/2015 Summary: Annual Reportreceive and filedPass Action details Video Video
16-0139 1 Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar - 3/23/2016 - 4/12/2016ReportPROPOSED MISCELLANEOUS ITEM OF BUSINESS Department: Conservation and Experiential Programming Summary: Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar - 3/23/2016 - 4/12/2016 Tomorrow! Wednesday, 3/23; 4:30 - 7:30 pm Celebrate Spring! Caldwell Woods, Warming Shelter, 6350 W Devon, Ave, Chicago Spring has sprung! Come celebrate the passing of the vernal equinox and the beginning of Easter with us, as we hike through the woods and make crafts that will highlight the return of warm weather, longer days, migrating birds, and other wildlife to our preserves. We will be taking spring-themed hikes, learning about all-natural egg dyeing techniques, as well as making spring-related crafts, birdhouses, bird feeders and more. Friday, 3/25; 7 - 8 pm Salamanders in the Spotlight, Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center, Willow Springs Search for salamanders along a night-hike to observe these amazing amphibians migrating to ephemeral wetlands. Registration Required. Family Program. Limit 25. Saturday, 3/26; 1 pm Biking in the Forest Preserves, Trailside Museum of Natural History, River receive and filedPass Action details Video Video
16-0101 1 Forest Preserve District MBE/WBE Expenditure Report 1/1/2015 - 12/31/2015ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Forest Preserve District MBE/WBE Expenditure Report Report Period: 1/1/2015 - 12/31/2015 Summary: Forest Preserve District MBE/WBE Expenditure Report. FPDC Actual Expenditure Report (Rpt B. FDCC Commitments Report (Rpt A))receive and filedPass Action details Not available
16-0102 1 Chicago Zoological Society MBE/WBE Bond Expenditure Report 12/31/2012 - 12/31/2015ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Chicago Zoological Society MBE/WBE Bond Expenditure Report Report Period: 12/31/2012 - 12/31/2015 Summary: Chicago Zoological Society MBE/WBE Bond Expenditure Report. Zoo Actual Payment Report.receive and filedPass Action details Not available
15-0708 1 A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF VETERAN MEMORIALS HONORING THOSE WHO FOUGHT AND DIED IN OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, AND OPERATION NEW DAWNResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF VETERAN MEMORIALS HONORING THOSE WHO FOUGHT AND DIED IN OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, AND OPERATION NEW DAWN WHEREAS, the freedoms we enjoy as Americans have been demonstrated through the patriotic commitment and sacrifice of many veterans from Cook County; and WHEREAS, Cook County veterans are owed a great debt of gratitude for serving in defense of this nation; and WHEREAS, the sacrifices of our veterans have to often ended in permanent injury or death, yet their spirit remains in the continued promise and perseverance of liberty for all the oppressed individuals throughout our world; and WHEREAS, over 2 million members of the United States Armed Forces have been deployed to warzones since the commencement of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation New Dawn; and WHEREAS, many have been deployed for multiple tours of duty. More than 5,500 troops have been killed while serving in Iraq or Afghanistan, and tens of thousands have been seriously wounded ideferPass Action details Not available
16-0042 2 National Wireless Ventures, LLCLicense RequestPROPOSED LICENSE REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County ("the Preserves"), as Licensor to grant a License to National Wireless Ventures, LLC., Grantee, to locate, operate and maintain a communications tower near the intersection of 31st Street and Prairie Avenue on the Preserves land currently managed by agreement with the Brookfield Zoo. The location of the communications tower is upon a distressed maintenance area of the Brookfield Zoo not open to the public. This site has been approved by the staff of the Preserves and the Brookfield Zoo. Grantee is solely responsible for compliance with all the Preserves and County ordinance and permit requirements related to construction, operation and removal of communication towers . Term: Five (5) years with four (4) additional five-year extension terms. License Fee: During the term of the License, Grantee shall pay the Preserves $30,000.00 Base Fee annually beginning upon the Construction Start Date. Additionally, after the first sublicense, Grantee shall pay a Sublicenapprove as amendedPass Action details Not available
16-0071 1 Illinois Department of Transportation (“IDOT”) at Cicero Avenue (IL Rte 50) at Midlothian Creek in the Midlothian Meadows PreserveEasement RequestEASEMENT REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”) to grant a temporary easement to the Illinois Department of Transportation (“IDOT”) at Cicero Avenue (IL Rte 50) at Midlothian Creek in the Midlothian Meadows Preserve for 0.05 Acres or 2,059 square feet. Reason: IDOT proposes to replace the existing 60-80 year old culverts that convey Midlothian Creek under Cicero Avenue with a new concrete structure. The temporary easement is needed for grading to align the existing stream bank with the new structure. The proposed stream bank grading will reduce the existing stream bank erosion along the south bank of the creek, on the Preserves’ land. No permanent structures are proposed to be built on District land. The area for the temporary easement is 0.05 acres. IDOT indicates that no trees are expected to be removed for this project. Easement Fee: $8,200.00 Tree Mitigation Fee: None Concurrence(s): The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): 5approvePass Action details Not available
16-0149 1  Journal of ProceedingsJOURNAL OF PROCEEDINGS SECRETARY TO THE BOARD, Matthew B. DeLeon, presented in printed form a record of the Journal of Proceedings of the regular meeting held on 2/9/2016 .approvePass Action details Not available
16-0125 1 RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -2/9/2016Recommendation of the Finance Subcommittee (Litigation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -2/9/2016 The Finance Subcommittee on Litigation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval: Proposed Settlements Approved Fiscal Year 2016 to Present: $315,054.14 Proposed Settlements to Be Approved: $26,890.96 Legal Fees Approved Fiscal Year 2016 to Present: $120,819.61 Legal Fees for 2/9/2016 to Be Approved: $206,280.04approvePass Action details Not available
16-0145 1 RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (WORKERS’ COMPENSATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation - 3/22/2016Recommendation of the Finance Subcomittee (Workers' Compensation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (WORKERS’ COMPENSATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation - 3/22/2016 The Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ Compensation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval: Workers’ Compensation Claims approved Fiscal Year 2016 to present: $17,000.00 Workers’ Compensation Claims to Be Approved: $2.00 plus $548,696.74 lien waiverapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0121 1 All-Bry Construction Company, Burr Ridge, IllinoisDisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Action: Disbursement Approval Payee: All-Bry Construction Company, Burr Ridge, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Fiscal Impact: $197,036.47 Accounts: Building Account, 25-6710 Contract Number(s): 13-80-03-009C District(s): 6 Summary: Camp Sullivan Barn Phase 3approvePass Action details Not available
16-0131 1 Billy Casper Golf, Tinley Park, IllinoisDisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Resource Management Action: Authorization to disburse payment for invoice #Tree4 Payee: Billy Casper Golf, Tinley Park, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Hazardous tree removal Fiscal Impact: $546,322.50 Accounts: 09-6750 Habitat Restoration, 09-6756 EAB Tree Removal Contract Number(s): N/A District(s): Districtwide Summary: Reimbursement for expenses associated with the removal of hazardous trees at the Forest Preserves of Cook County’s golf holdings and driving ranges. Expenditures were originally approved by the Board of Commissioners on 5/19/2015.approvePass Action details Not available
16-0135 1 Enlight CorporationBid RecommendationPROPOSED BID RECOMMENDATION Presented by: ARNOLD RANDALL, GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT Department: Planning and Development Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into a contract with Enlight Corporation for parking lot repaving, sidewalk installation and drainage repairs at Maple Lake Boating Center and partial walkway replacement at Camp Bullfrog Lake in Willow Springs, Illinois.. Reason: Contract 16-80-08 Pavement Repairs. The work includes, but is not limited to, repaving and reconstructing the existing parking lot, culvert replacements and concrete sidewalk installation at Maple Lake Boating Center and concrete sidewalk installation at Camp Bullfrog Lake and other related work as specified in the plans and specifications Bid Opening Date: 2/26/2016 Bid Results: Firm Base Bid 1. Enlight Corporation $368,607.60 2. Matthew Paving Inc. $391,403.72 3. Crowley Sheppard $419,551.46 4. Brothers Asphalt Paving Inc $427,979.10 5. CSI 3000, Inc $462,472approvePass Action details Not available
16-0136 1 Speedy Gonzalez Landscaping Inc.Bid RecommendationPROPOSED BID RECOMMENDATION Presented by: ARNOLD RANDALL, GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT Department: Planning and Development Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into a contract with Speedy Gonzalez Landscaping Inc. for parking lot repaving, lighting installation, sidewalk repair, drainage repair and landscaping at Dan Ryan Woods in Chicago, Illinois.. Reason: Contract 16-80-22 Pavement Repairs. The work includes, but is not limited to, repaving and reconstructing the existing parking lot at Groves 15 & 16, culvert replacement under vacated Longwood Drive, lighting installation, Pavilion patio expansion, landscaping and sidewalk reconstruction at the Visitor’s Center and the Pavilion and other related work as specified in the plans & specifications. Bid Opening Date: 2/26/2016 Bid Results: Firm Base Bid 1. Speedy Gonzalez Landscaping Inc $898,711.50 2. Matthew Paving Inc $898,761.55 3. Pan Oceanic Engineering, Inc. Co $979,622.05 4. Outlook GMA, JV $987,000.approvePass Action details Not available
16-0090 1 ORDINANCE FOR THE LEVY OF TAXES FOR THE YEAR 2016OrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE ORDINANCE FOR THE LEVY OF TAXES FOR THE YEAR 2016 BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of Commissioners of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County: Section 1. That this Ordinance is and the same is hereby termed the “Ordinance for the Levy of Taxes for the Year 2016.” Section 2. That the Committee on Finance of the Board of Commissioners of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Illinois has considered the subject of the Annual Tax Levy for the year 2016 and the several sums necessary to be levied to meet the needs and requirements of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County for said year and has recommended that this ordinance for the levy of taxes be adopted. Section 3. That the Commissioners of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, heretofore having approved and adopted the Annual Appropriation Ordinance for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County for the year commencing January 1, 2016 at its meeting held December 15, 2015, which ordinance was published by authority of said Board as provided by law and which portion of said AppropapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0090 1 ORDINANCE FOR THE LEVY OF TAXES FOR THE YEAR 2016OrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE ORDINANCE FOR THE LEVY OF TAXES FOR THE YEAR 2016 BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of Commissioners of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County: Section 1. That this Ordinance is and the same is hereby termed the “Ordinance for the Levy of Taxes for the Year 2016.” Section 2. That the Committee on Finance of the Board of Commissioners of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Illinois has considered the subject of the Annual Tax Levy for the year 2016 and the several sums necessary to be levied to meet the needs and requirements of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County for said year and has recommended that this ordinance for the levy of taxes be adopted. Section 3. That the Commissioners of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, heretofore having approved and adopted the Annual Appropriation Ordinance for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County for the year commencing January 1, 2016 at its meeting held December 15, 2015, which ordinance was published by authority of said Board as provided by law and which portion of said AppropreconsiderFail Action details Not available
16-0140 1 Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expenditures 1/1/2016 - 1/31/2016ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expenditures Report Period: 1/1/2016 - 1/31/2016 Summary: Detailed Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expenditures for January 2016.receive and filedPass Action details Not available