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Meeting Name: FPD Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/11/2017 11:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
Special Meeting
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
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Attachments: Consent Calendar 5.11.2017.pdf, 5-11-17 New Items.pdf, 05-11-17 SPECIAL NOTICE.pdf, Proposed Substitute for Item 17-0186 .pdf, 5-11-17 New Items Second Set.pdf
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17-0163 1 RECOGNIZING GINNY HOTALING ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENTConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING GINNY HOTALING ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT WHEREAS, on May 31, 2017, Ginny Hotaling will be retiring from her position as Vice President of Government Affairs at the Chicago Botanic Garden where she has served for more than 13 years; and WHEREAS, Ginny Hotaling has had a diverse and substantive career beginning as a teacher and administrator, then as District Director and Chief of Staff for U.S. Congressman John Porter; and most recently as Vice-President of the Government Affairs Department at the Chicago Botanic Garden; and WHEREAS, Ginny Hotaling was instrumental in leading the Garden’s various initiatives and government affairs efforts with the Village of Glencoe, City of Chicago, Forest Preserve District of Cook County (FPDCC), State of Illinois, and the federal government; and WHEREAS, Ginny Hotaling cultivated and nurtured numerous invaluable relationships with elected officials and government staff with grace and style; and WHEREAS, Ginny Hotaling epitomizes the “Garden Way” by nurturing supporters and garden enthusiastapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0165 1 RECOGNIZING LAURA RERICHA-ANCHOR ON THE PUBLICATION OF FLORA OF THE CHICAGO REGION: A FLORISTIC AND ECOLOGICAL SYNTHESISConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING LAURA RERICHA-ANCHOR ON THE PUBLICATION OF FLORA OF THE CHICAGO REGION: A FLORISTIC AND ECOLOGICAL SYNTHESIS WHEREAS, the Preserves’ nearly 70,000 acres of natural lands are home to some of the nation’s most biologically diverse flora and fauna, inspiring a wide array of scientists and students to better understand the natural world; and WHEREAS, Laura Rericha-Anchor is a wildlife biologist with the Forest Preserves of Cook County’s Resource Management Department, where she has worked since 1997 to protect and preserve the plants and animals of the forest preserves; and WHEREAS, in the course of her duties Laura explores, researches, and documents the plants and animals of the Forest Preserves of Cook County, significantly contributing to the Preserves’ restoration efforts, and the health of the region’s plant and animal communities; and WHEREAS, Laura’s observations of the natural world have advanced - and continue to advance - our understanding of how to better preserve and protect the Preserves; and WHEREAS, Laura has worked in partnership approvePass Action details Not available
17-0175 1 RECOGNIZING FRIENDS OF BLUFF SPRING FEN FOR 35 YEARS OF SERVICE TO PROTECT BLUFF SPRING FENConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING FRIENDS OF BLUFF SPRING FEN FOR 35 YEARS OF SERVICE TO PROTECT BLUFF SPRING FEN WHEREAS, the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Preserves”) manages nearly 70,000 acres of public land, including 23 dedicated nature preserve sites that represent some of the highest quality natural lands in the state. The designation of these sites is overseen by the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission and protects some of the last and best remaining examples of Illinois’ wilderness; and WHEREAS, in 1982 Bluff Spring Fen, a 95-acre site in Elgin, Illinois, was a desolate dumping ground and former gravel quarry until “Friends of the Fen”, a visionary and grassroots group founded by Doug Taron, Leon Halloran and Steven Byers, recognized the significance of the site with its rare fen and remarkable landscape, and launched a concerted stewardship effort; and WHEREAS, Friends of the Fen later became Friends of Bluff Spring Fen, and have worked tirelessly to protect and restore the area, resulting in the site being designated a Nature Preserve in 1987; and WHEREAS, FriapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0186 1 Union Pacific Railroad, Omaha, NebraskaAgreementPROPOSED AGREEMENT Vendor: Union Pacific Railroad, Omaha, Nebraska Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”) to enter into an agreement Reason: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to enter into and execute a “Private At-Grade Crossing Agreement” (the “Agreement”) with the Union Pacific Railroad (“UP”), for construction of a new multi-use path/at-grade crossing (the “Path”) at Mile Post 6.5 along the abandoned Weber Industrial Lead. As part of the Agreement, UP is granting the Preserves a license to construct the Path over a portion of UP’s property. The Preserves will be responsible for future maintenance costs associated with the project. The proposed agreement also requires the Preserves to indemnify the railroad for certain liabilities. The proposed agreement is subject to final review and approval by the Preserves’ Legal Department. The Agreement will allow the Preserves to provide a direct connection for the extension of the North Branch Bicycle Trail project “Stage 2” between accept a substitutePass Action details Not available
17-0186 1 Union Pacific Railroad, Omaha, NebraskaAgreementPROPOSED AGREEMENT Vendor: Union Pacific Railroad, Omaha, Nebraska Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”) to enter into an agreement Reason: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to enter into and execute a “Private At-Grade Crossing Agreement” (the “Agreement”) with the Union Pacific Railroad (“UP”), for construction of a new multi-use path/at-grade crossing (the “Path”) at Mile Post 6.5 along the abandoned Weber Industrial Lead. As part of the Agreement, UP is granting the Preserves a license to construct the Path over a portion of UP’s property. The Preserves will be responsible for future maintenance costs associated with the project. The proposed agreement also requires the Preserves to indemnify the railroad for certain liabilities. The proposed agreement is subject to final review and approval by the Preserves’ Legal Department. The Agreement will allow the Preserves to provide a direct connection for the extension of the North Branch Bicycle Trail project “Stage 2” between approve as substitutedPass Action details Not available
17-0173 1 Clarke Environmental Mosquito Management, Inc., St. Charles, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Resource Management Vendor: Clarke Environmental Mosquito Management, Inc., St. Charles, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Mosquito abatement services Contract Value: $124,995.00, not to exceed $24,999.00 per year Contract period: 5/11/2017 - 5/10/2022 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2017 $24,999.00, FY 2018 $24,999.00 FY 2019 $24,999.00, FY 2020 $24,999.00, FY 2021 $24,999.00 Accounts: Habitat Enhancement 51009.521452, Habitat Restoration 51001.521444 and 51009.521444, Potential Grant Match and Work Fund 51009.521440, Grant accounts: 51010.29982 and 51010.22522 Contract Number(s): 17-31-102 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Provision. District(s): Districtwide Summary: Contract #17-31-102 consists of targeted mosquito abatement services at select high-traffic public recreation areas in the ForapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0174 1 Clarke Aquatic Services, Inc., St. Charles, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Resource Management Vendor: Clarke Aquatic Services, Inc., St. Charles, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Aquatic vegetation control services Contract Value: $250,000.00, not to exceed $50,000.00 per year Contract period: 5/11/2017 - 5/10/2022 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2017 $50,000.00, FY 2018 $50,000.00 FY 2019 $50,000.00, FY 2020 $50,000.00, FY 2021 $50,000.00 Accounts: Habitat Enhancement 51009.521452, Habitat Restoration 51009.521444, Potential Grant Match and Work Fund 51009.521440, Grant Accounts: 51010.29982 and 51010.22522 Contract Number(s): 17-31-101 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Provision. District(s): Districtwide Summary: Contract #17-31-101 consists of aquatic herbicide treatments in order to control invasive and nuisance aquatic vegetation at the Forest Preserves of CooapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0183 1  ContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Law Enforcement Vendor: Stanard & Associates, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (FPDCC) to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Stanard & Associates, Inc. (“Stanard”) will provide services that include but are not limited to behavioral assessments, testing, evaluations and examinations for law enforcement positions. Contract Value: $120,000.00 Contract period: Thirty-six (36) months from 5/19/2017- 5/18/2020 date with three (3) one (1) year extension options Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2017 $20,000.00, FY 2018 $40,000.00, FY 2019 $40,000.00 and FY 2020 $20,000.00 Accounts: 51001.520840 Contract Number(s): 17-70-001 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): Districtwide Summary: Stanard will provide behavioral assessments, testing, evaluations, and examinations for law enforcement positions in accordance with the FPDCC’s Employment Plan. The FPDCC issued a Request for Proposals and received three (3approvePass Action details Not available
17-0190 1  ContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Conservation and Experiential Programming Vendor: Judy Pollock Consulting, Evanston, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”) to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Professional services for Phase II of the Bird the Preserves initiative Contract Value: $20,000.00 Contract period: 5/12/2017-5/12/2018 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2017 20,000; 100% funded by the Forest Preserve Foundation Accounts: 51010.521314 Contract Number(s): N/A Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): Districtwide Summary: This project continues the successful “Bird the Preserves” initiative that was launched in 2015, through a grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via Chicago Wilderness. This grant-funded initiative connects diverse communities to the Preserves by expanding birding programs and activities, and strives to establish the Preserves as a premier birding destination in the Chicago Wilderness region. Because of tapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0170 1 Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IllinoisLicense RequestPROPOSED LICENSE REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”), as Licensor to grant a License to Oakton Community College, Grantee, to locate, operate and maintain a twelve (12) inch water main across property of the Preserves to provide a secondary feed from Golf Road. The City of Des Plaines currently provides water by a single ten (10) inch main along Central Road, which has recently been determined to be inadequate for fire protection requirements. Additionally, any break in the main results in complete disruption of water service to the College. The new main would provide a looped water system to supply the needs for fire protection and continued water supply in the event of a main break. The water main will be installed underground by directional bore in order to minimize surface impact on the Preserves. As additional consideration for the issuance of this License, Grantee agrees to complete a Phase 1 engineering study with a budgeted value of $70,000.00 for a trail crossing, or to provide another benefit of equreferPass Action details Not available
17-0133 1 Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (“MWRD”), Chicago, IllinoisIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Planning & Development Other Part(ies): Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (“MWRD”), Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate in mutually beneficial public works projects and allow for mutual waiver of permit, license and other fees for improvement projects proposed by either agency Goods or Services: Waiver of license and other fees for projects proposed by either agency that otherwise meet the respective agency’s permit or license review criteria Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: Five (5) years from the date of execution Fiscal Impact: Varies by project Accounts: N/A District(s): Districtwide Summary: The Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“FPDCC”) typically charges tree mitigation, application, license, and other fees for projects that impact FPDCC-owned property; and MWRD typically charges permit review and inspection fees for permits sought under its Watershed Management Ordinance or approvePass Action details Not available
17-0166 1 Friends of the Forest Preserves, Chicago, Illinois, and the Housing Authority of Cook County, Chicago, IllinoisPartnership AgreementPROPOSED PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to enter into a Partnership Agreement with Friends of the Forest Preserves, Chicago, Illinois, and the Housing Authority of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois. Reason: The Preserves seek to partner with Friends of the Forest Preserves and the Housing Authority of Cook County to host the “Forest Preserve Experience” program, a summer youth employment program that will provide conservation and job skills training to high-school youth, ages 15 to 19, from families who utilize the services of the Housing Authority of Cook County. This five (5)-week program will engage one (1) program manager, one (1) assistant program manager, eight (8) adult field leaders, and fifty (50) youth participants in hands-on ecological restoration activities including, but not limited to, invasive species removal, tree mulching, and shoreline clean-up along the Preserves’ many lakes and waterways. Participants will receive extensive environmental education and job skills tapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0172 1 Illinois Department of Transportation (“IDOT”) at Midlothian Meadows and Oak Forest Heritage PreservesEasement RequestTEMPORARY EASEMENT 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 Midlothian Meadows and Oak Forest Heritage Preserves, along the west side of Pulaski/Crawford Avenue at 159th Street for 0.557 acres or 24,276 square feet. Reason: IDOT requests a temporary easement along the west side of Pulaski/Crawford Avenue to construct a ten (10) foot wide paved, shared use path connecting the south entrance of Midlothian Meadows to the Oak Forest Heritage Preserve. IDOT originally proposed a pedestrian path on the east side of Crawford but agreed to relocate this to the west side to connect two (2) Forest Preserve trails at Midlothian Meadows and the Oak Forest Heritage Preserves. IDOT will construct the path with a 20% cost share with the Preserves, estimated at $16,000.00. IDOT has offered to pay the appraised value of the temporary easement as an easement fee but Forest Preserve staff is recommending waiver of tree mitigation fees because treferPass Action details Not available
17-0171 1 Illinois Department of Transportation (“IDOT”) at Winnetka Road at the Skokie RiverEasement RequestTEMPORARY EASEMENT AMENDMENT REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”) to amend a grant of a temporary easement to the Illinois Department of Transportation (“IDOT”) at Winnetka Road at the Skokie River for 0.171 acres or 7,450 square feet. Reason: IDOT plans to remove and replace the existing deck and superstructure of the Winnetka Road Bridge over the Skokie River. Permanent and temporary easements were granted for the project in 2012. The temporary easements expired in March 2017. As construction has not yet started, IDOT seeks a five (5) year extension on the temporary easements. No structures are proposed to be built on the temporary easement. The area for the temporary easement is 0.171 acres. IDOT indicates that a minimal number of trees are expected to be removed for this project. Term: Five (5) years Easement Fee: $1,200.00 Tree Mitigation Fee: Per the current Tree Mitigation Plan Concurrence(s): The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The PreferPass Action details Not available
17-0189 1 Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“FPDCC”) to amend Item Number 16-0459 utilize additional accounts for professional services provided by the Prairie Research Institute of the University of Illinois in 2017 related to the execPreviously Approved Item AmendmentPROPOSED PREVIOUSLY APPROVED ITEM AMENDMENT Department: Resource Management Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“FPDCC”) to utilize additional accounts for professional services provided by the Prairie Research Institute of the University of Illinois in 2017 related to the execution of the Natural and Cultural Resources Master Plan. Additional accounts are being added to accommodate departmental work that may be covered under this contract (task order). The FPDCC would also like to amend the contract to include an additional task related to land acquisition planning in southeast Cook County, a task that should not exceed $50,000 in value and is within the current budget for the contract. This amendment applies to the existing task order, which was initially approved by the Board of Commissioners on 12/31/2016 and is valid through the end of calendar year 2017. All other details of the contract remain unchanged. Item Number: 16-0459 Fiscal Impact: No additional fiscal impact Account(s): Natural & Cultural MasterapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0066 1  ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Procurements and Disbursements Report Report Period: 3/1/2017 - 3/31/2017 Summary: Submitting the Procurements and Disbursements Report for the period of March 2017. 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 Not available
17-0179 1 Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar - 5/11/2017 - 6/6/2017Calendar of EventsPROPOSED CALENDAR OF EVENTS Department: Conservation and Experiential Programming Summary: Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar - 5/11/2017 - 6/6/2017 Save the Date! Tuesday, 6/13; 10 am - 2 pm Live Healthy Discover Nature, Daley Plaza, Chicago Celebrate all things in the Forest Preserve and kick off our summer programming. We are at Daley Plaza until 2 pm with information, giveaways, live animals and fun activities. The Forest Preserves will host the noon time performances as well. Daily, 5/6 - 9/17; 10 am - 5 pm Dinos and Dragons, Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield Brookfield Zoo’s summer Dinos & Dragons exhibit will feature 17 animatronic creatures, including the Stegosaurus, Apatosaurus, Tyrannosaurus rex, and Chinese dragon. Zoo-goers can also get up-close views of live reptiles, including a 6-foot-long Komodo dragon. The exhibit will feature hands-on activities, as well as a dinosaur dissection lab, dino dig boxes, and an excavation site. Saturday, 5/13 - Sunday, 5/14 Camping Leadership Immersion Course (CLIC) Training, Camp Sullivan, 14630 Oak PapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0177 2 Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (“MWRD”) and the City of Palos Heights (“the City”)Intergovernmental AgreementSUBSTITUTE TO ITEM 16-0177 PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Planning & Development Other Part(ies): Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (“MWRD”) and the City of Palos Heights (“the City”) Request: Authorize the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement (“IGA”) with MWRD and the City to construct, operate and maintain modifications to the existing Arrowhead Lake, dam embankment, and paved bike trail. Goods or Services: MWRD will construct the modifications at its sole cost and expense and maintain the vegetative improvements for at least two growing seasons. The City, at its sole cost and expense, shall maintain and operate the flood control improvements built as part of the project. The Preserves will maintain the vegetative improvements and path improvements. As required by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (“IDNR”), the Preserves shall provide a right of access or easement to IDNR. Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: The agreement becomes effeapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0125 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 four thousand three hundred (4,300) linear feet of aerial fiber optic line on an existing ComEd utility pole line approximately three hundred and fifty (350) feet north of Lawrence Avenue from Des Plaines River Road to East River Road in the Catherine Chevalier Woods Forest Preserve. The proposed fiber optic line will connect Verizon Wireless cellular towers for public telecommunication purposes. The existing ComEd utility pole line was granted by License 713 in 1967 and last renewed in 2017 for a ten (10) year term. Term: Ten (10) years, 4/11/2017 - 4/10/2027 License Fee: $106,611.57 License Application Fee: $1,000.00 YELAR Fee: $3,600.00 Total: $111,211.57 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: 64,500 square feet, or 1.48 acres Concurrence(s): The Chief FinapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0126 1  License RequestPROPOSED LICENSE REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”), as Licensor to grant a License to the Village of Riverside, Grantee, to locate, operate and maintain thirty seven (37) linear feet of 24-inch storm sewer and outfall structure to the Des Plaines River in the Salt Creek Preserves, between First Avenue and the Des Plaines River at the BNSF Railroad, between Ogden and 31st Street. The proposed sewer is part of a project to improve water quality in the Des Plaines River watershed by separating stormwater runoff from the existing combined sewer, which will relieve flooding and reduce combined sewer overflow discharge into the Forest Preserve and the river. Term: Continuous License Fee: $4,100.00 License Application Fee: $5,500.00 YELAR Fee: $6,150.00 Total: $15,750.00 for the term of the License (Sec. 5-2A-4 and 5-2B-4) Tree Mitigation Fee: $285.53 The area of the License is: 900 square feet or 0.02 acres Concurrence(s): The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approveapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0134 2 Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (“MWRD”)Intergovernmental AgreementSUBSTITUTE TO ITEM 17-0134 PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Planning & Development Other Part(ies): Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (“MWRD”) Request: Authorization to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement (“IGA”) with MWRD for the reconstruction and maintenance of the Lyons Levee Goods or Services: Grant of permanent and temporary easements and waiver of tree mitigation fees to allow MWRD to improve, raise, and maintain the Lyons Levee from Joliet Road downstream in Ottawa Trail Woods to south of 47th Street along the west edge of the Chicago Portage National Historic Site Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: Continuous Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A District(s): 16 Summary: MWRD, under an agreement with the United States Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) for the design and construction, proposes to repair, rehabilitate, and replace the Lyons Levee to protect against a 100-year flood event. In April 2013, floodwater from the Des Plaines River overtopped the Lyons Levee and flooded a papprovePass Action details Not available
17-0099 1 TO APPROVE A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT, SALARY SCHEDULE AND WAGE ADJUSTMENTSResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION TO APPROVE A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT, SALARY SCHEDULE AND WAGE ADJUSTMENTS WHEREAS, the Illinois Public Employee Labor Relations Act (5 ILCS 315/1 et seq.) has established regulations regarding collective bargaining with a union; and WHEREAS, the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Preserves”) recently received an interest arbitration award, pursuant to Section 14 of the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act, 5 ILCS 315/14, with respect to the wages for the police sergeants of the Preserves Police Department, all of whom are members of the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police Labor Council (Sergeants) collective bargaining unit; and WHEREAS, the aforementioned interest arbitration award incorporated all tentative agreements between the Preserves and the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police Labor Council (Sergeants) which include, but are not limited to, healthcare revisions and other terms and conditions of employment, for the period of January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2017; and WHEREAS, the terms and conditions of the aforementioned interest approvePass Action details Not available
17-0197 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 April 11, 2017 .approvePass Action details Not available
17-0195 1 Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation - 4/11/2017Recommendation of the Finance Subcommittee (Litigation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation - 4/11/2017 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: $1,745,013.80 Proposed Settlements to Be Approved: $0.00 Legal Fees Approved Fiscal Year 2017 to Present: $441,757.99 Legal Fees for 4/11/2017to Be Approved: $85,924.87approvePass Action details Not available
17-0199 1 Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation - 5/9/2017Recommendation of the Finance Subcommittee (Litigation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation - 5/9/2017 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: $1,745,013.80 Proposed Settlements to Be Approved: $0.00 Legal Fees Approved Fiscal Year 2017 to Present: $527,682.86 Legal Fees for 5/9/2017 to Be Approved: $37,610.43approvePass Action details Not available
17-0196 1 Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation - 5/10/2017Recommendation of the Finance Subcomittee (Workers' Compensation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (WORKERS’ COMPENSATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation - 5/10/2017 The Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ Compensation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval: Workers’ Compensation Claims approved Fiscal Year 2017 to present: $102,333.60 Workers’ Compensation Claims to Be Approved: $44,348.66approvePass Action details Not available
17-0176 1 Matthew Paving, Inc. Oak Lawn, IllinoisBid RecommendationPROPOSED BID RECOMMENDATION Presented by: ARNOLD RANDALL, GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT Department: Planning & Development Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”) to enter into a construction contract with Matthew Paving, Inc. primary place of business Oak Lawn, Illinois for pavement and sewer repairs at National Grove South, Thorn Creek Police HQ/Division HQ, Sweet Woods and Calumet Woods. Reason: Contract #17-80-01 National Grove South, Thorn Creek Police HQ/Division HQ, Sweet Woods and Calumet Woods pavement & sewer repairs. The work includes, but is not limited to, repaving and reconstructing the existing parking lots and other related work as specified in the plans and specifications. Bid Opening Date: 4/14/2017 Bid Results: Firm Total Bid 1. Matthew Paving, Inc. $311,300.75 2. Pan-Oceanic Engineering Co., Inc. $360,240.80 3. Sanchez Paving Company $435,282.10 Estimated Fiscal Impact: $311,300.75 Contract Period: One hundred and fifty (150) days from notice to proceed approvePass Action details Not available
17-0180 1 Path Construction Company, Arlington Heights, IllinoisDisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Action: Disbursement Approval Payee: Path Construction Company, Arlington Heights, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Fiscal Impact: $156,579.63 Accounts: Building Account, 51025.560106 Contract Number(s): 13-80-01-G7R3 Re-Bid District(s): 15 Summary: Rolling Knolls Welcome CenterapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0065 1 Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense 3/1/2017 - 3/31/2017ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense Report Period: 3/1/2017 - 3/31/2017 Summary: Detailed Corporate Fund Analysis Revenue and Expense report for March 2017approvePass Action details Not available
17-0191 1 Amend previously approved agreement to allow property licensed to Skokie for trail connection to also be owned by Skokie.Previously Approved Item AmendmentPROPOSED RECONSIDERATION OF PREVISOUSLY APPROVED ITEM AND REQUEST TO APPROVE AS AMENDED Department: Planning and Development Request: Amend previously approved agreement to allow property licensed to Skokie for trail connection to also be owned by Skokie. Item Number: 17-0100 Fiscal Impact: None Account(s): N/A ORIGINAL TEXT OF ITEM: Department: Planning and Development Other Part(ies): Village of Skokie, Illinois Request: Requesting authority to enter into an IGA with the Village of Skokie, Illinois for construction of (1) an approximately ten (10) foot wide, two thousand three hundred (2,300) foot asphalt trail and two hundred and fifty (250) foot stone spur between Harms Road and Woods Drive (“Stage I”), and (2) an approximately ten (10) foot wide, two hundred and fifty (250) foot asphalt trail connecting the Forest Preserve trails on the west side of Harms Road (“Stage II”). Stage I and Stage II are collectively the “Trail Connection”. Goods or Services: The Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Preserves”) operates and maintains theapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0209 1 AN AMENDMENT TO THE FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT PRESIDENT AND BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS RULES OF ORGANIZATION AND PROCEDUREOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AN AMENDMENT TO THE FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT PRESIDENT AND BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS RULES OF ORGANIZATION AND PROCEDURE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter Title 1 - Administrative, Chapter 5 - Forest Preserve District President and Board of Commissioners Rules of Organization and Procedure, Section 1-5-4 - Parliamentary Rules, Subsection 4-30 - Public Testimony, of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: 1-5-4: - PARLIAMENTARY RULES. *** 4-30. Public testimony. Subject to the provisions herein, public testimony will be permitted at regular and special meetings of the Board. Authorization as a public speaker shall only be granted to those individuals who have submitted in writing, their name, address, subject matter, and organization (if any) to the Secretary 24 hours in advance of the meeting on an electronically submitted “Record of Committee Witness” form. Duly authorized public speakers shall be called upon to deliver testimony at a time specified in the meeting areferPass Action details Not available