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Meeting Name: FPD Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/7/2017 11:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
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17-0045 1 ORDINANCE FOR THE LEVY OF TAXES FOR THE YEAR 2017OrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE ORDINANCE FOR THE LEVY OF TAXES FOR THE YEAR 2017 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 2017.” 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 2017 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, 2017 at its meeting held December 13, 2016, which ordinance was published by authority of said Board as provided by law and which portion of said ApproapprovePass Action details Video Video
17-0045 1 ORDINANCE FOR THE LEVY OF TAXES FOR THE YEAR 2017OrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE ORDINANCE FOR THE LEVY OF TAXES FOR THE YEAR 2017 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 2017.” 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 2017 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, 2017 at its meeting held December 13, 2016, which ordinance was published by authority of said Board as provided by law and which portion of said ApproreconsiderFail Action details Not available
17-0013 1 City of Chicago, Department of Transportation, Chicago, Illinois (Greencorps)Previously Approved Item AmendmentPROPOSED PREVIOUSLY APPROVED ITEM AMENDMENT Department: Resource Management Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to utilize additional accounts for work assigned with Green Industry job training program, GreenCorps Chicago, focused on ecological restoration and forestry work. Additional accounts are being added to accommodate departmental work that may be covered under this contract. The contract was originally approved by the Board of Commissioners on 2/18/2014. All other details of the contract remain unchanged. Contract #13-31-118 consists of a green industry training program called, GeenCorps Chicago. The Preserves received nine (9) proposals for this project. GreenCorps Chicago was determined to have submitted one of the most responsive and responsible proposals. Item Number: 14-0079 Fiscal Impact: N/A Account(s): Intern Program 09-6758, Habitat Restoration 09-6750, Recreation (Landscape Improvements) 51025.560055, 51026.560055, 51009.560055, 51055.560055, 51056.560055, 51057.560055 and Grant Account 51010.56005approvePass Action details Not available
17-0050 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, extended to 11/30/2016 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 12/1/2016 retroactive - 11/30/2017 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $225,000.00 Original Approval: 11/18/2014, Not to Exceed $125,000.00 Previous Increase(s): 3/22/2016, $100,000.00 This Increase Requested: $50,000.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2017 - $50,000.00 Accounts: 51001-520840 Contract Number(s): 12-45-136CC 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 12-45-136CC with Acosta Medical Testing Corporation followingapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0051 1  Contract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Vendor: Matthew Paving, Inc., Oak Lawn, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Trail Crossing Improvements on the Salt Creek Bicycle Trail, North Branch Bicycle Trail, and Tinley Creek Bicycle Trail Original Contract Period: One hundred ninety (190) days from Notice to Proceed (8/10/2016 - 2/16/2017) Proposed Contract Period Extension: One hundred fifty (150) day extension from (2/17/2017 - 7/17/2017) Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $448,830.00 Original Approval: 5/10/16, $448,830.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: Trail Accounts: 26-6780, 52-6780, 54-6780, 55-6780, 56-6780 and 09-6780. Contract Number(s): 13-80-02-14C1 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(approvePass Action details Not available
17-0052 1 Team REIL, Inc., Union, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Vendor: Team REIL, Inc., Union, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Rolling Knolls Site Improvements Original Contract Period: Two hundred ten (210) days from Notice to Proceed (7/21/2016 - 2/16/2017 Proposed Contract Period Extension: One hundred fifty (150) day extension from (2/17/2017 - 7/17/2017) Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $546,021.90 Original Approval: 2/11/2015, $546,021.90 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: Recreation Landscape Accounts 25-6760, 51-6760, 52-6760, 54-6760 & future 55-6760 Contract Number(s): 13-80-02-16C1 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): 15 Summary: Work is roughly 70% complete. A contract extension is required to papprovePass Action details Not available
17-0037 1 Central Warehouse Inventory Audit of the Forest Preserve District of Cook CountyReportREPORT Department: Office of the County Auditor Request: Refer to Audit Committee Report Title: Central Warehouse Inventory Audit of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Report Period: January 2017 Summary: The purpose of the audit was to evaluate the effectiveness of the internal controls in place to ensure proper safeguarding, tracking and usage of inventory.referPass Action details Not available
17-0047 1 Procurements and Disbursements Report 12/1/2016 - 12/31/2016ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Procurements and Disbursements Report Report Period: 12/1/2016 - 12/31/2016 Summary: Submitting the Procurements and Disbursements Report for the period of December 2016. This report is to be received and filed in compliance with Section 1-8-2(BB) of the District’s Code of Ordiances.receive and filedPass Action details Not available
17-0049 1 Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar - 2/7/2017 - 3/11/2017Miscellaneous Item of BusinessPROPOSED MISCELLANEOUS ITEM OF BUSINESS Department: Conservation and Experiential Programming Summary: Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar - 2/7/2017 - 3/11/2017 Wednesday; 2/8; 2:30 - 6 pm Snowy Scavenger Hunt, Rolling Knolls Pavilion, 11N260 Rohrssen Rd, Elgin Let’s go on a scavenger hunt! Make some interesting winter observations as you hike through the woods. Record your findings as you go. Dress for the weather. Come any time between 2:30 pm and 6 pm. Saturday - Sunday, 2/11-2/12; 6:30pm & 11:00am Valentine’s Dinner & Brunch, Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield Celebrate Valentine’s Day in a unique way with a cocktail reception and dinner or champagne brunch at Brookfield Zoo. For reservations, visit . Saturday, 2/11 - Sunday, 3/26; 10 am - 4 pm The Orchid Show; Regenstein Center, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe More than 10,000 orchids will fill the Galleries and Greenhouses of the Regenstein Center, interspersed with displays that provide little-known facts about this fascinating planreceive and filedPass Action details Not available
17-0061 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 1/17/2017 .approvePass Action details Not available
17-0055 1 Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -1/17/2017Recommendation of the Finance Subcommittee (Litigation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -1/17/2017 The Finance Subcommittee on Litigation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval: Proposed Settlements Approved Fiscal Year 2017 to Present: $1,250.00 Proposed Settlements to Be Approved: $1,676,129.84 Legal Fees Approved Fiscal Year 2017 to Present: $159,498.48 Legal Fees for 1/17/2017 to Be Approved: $101,156.14approvePass Action details Not available
17-0048 1 Speedy Gonzales Landscaping, Chicago, IllinoisDisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Action: Disbursement Approval Payee: Speedy Gonzales Landscaping, Chicago, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Fiscal Impact: $232,487.24 Accounts: Site Amenities, 510055.560060 Contract Number(s): 16-80-22 District(s): 4 and 11 Summary: Pavement Repairs, Lighting and Landscape Improvements at Dan Ryan WoodsapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0046 1 Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense 12/1/2016 - 12/31/2016ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense Report Period: 12/1/2016 - 12/31/2016 Summary: Detailed Fund Analysis Revenue and Expense report for December 2016receive and filedPass Action details Not available