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Meeting Name: FPD Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/12/2017 11:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
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17-0319 1 HONORING THE RETIREMENT OF MARY PAT DAILEY CROSSConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE RETIREMENT OF MARY PAT DAILEY CROSS WHEREAS, Mrs. Mary Pat Dailey Cross has retired from her position as the Special Assistant to the Deputy Superintendent at the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Preserves”) after six years and after a twenty (20) year career at Cook County’s Department of Capital Planning; and WHEREAS, Mrs. Cross began her career with Cook County’s Department of Capital Planning in 1991, where she managed office operations, assisted in the development of departmental policies and procedures, organized and compiled proposals, arranged board items, prepared payroll and the annual budget and much more; and WHEREAS, Mrs. Cross joined the Preserves in 2011 where she played an instrumental role in the development of the Preserves’ Centennial Campaign and in planning the Preserves’ three (3) year Centennial Celebration all aimed at ensuring that the remarkable nature of the Preserves’ continues to thrive for the enjoyment of the people of Cook County; and WHEREAS, Mrs. Cross shepherded and managed the production of theapprove on the Consent AgendaPass Action details Video Video
17-0318 1 Arnold L. Randall, Public Building Commission of ChicagoReappointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Arnold L. Randall, Superintendent of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Position: Board of Commissioners Department/Board/Commission: Public Building Commission of Chicago Effective date: 10/1/2017 Expiration date: This appointment will remain in effect for five (5) years until 9/30/2022.approvePass Action details Video Video
17-0291 1 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (“USFWS”)Grant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Resource Management Grantee: Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Preserves”) Grantor: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (“USFWS”) Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: The purpose of this grant is to conduct 17.5 acres of tree thinning and invasive species removal at Green Lake Savanna in Calumet City Grant Amount: $33,500.00 Grant Period: 7/11/2017 retroactively - 7/11/2028 Fiscal Impact: $33,500.00 Accounts: Habitat Restoration 51009.521444, Habitat Enhancement 51009.521452, Vegetation Management 51009.521455, Tree Removal 51009.521456, Potential Grant Match & Work 51009.521440, Grant Accounts: 51010.29982 and 51010.22522 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): 4 Summary: Green Lake Savanna is a one hundred thirty (130) acre preserve located in Calumet City in southeastern Cook County. The site has sandy soils, retains characteristic ridge and swale topography, and is home to several locally rare and conservative papprovePass Action details Not available
17-0294 1 Northwest Wood Products, Harvard, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Resource Management Vendor: Northwest Wood Products, Harvard, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Woody debris disposal Contract Value: N/A Contract period: Date of execution - 9/11/2022 Estimated Fiscal Impact: None; the vendor will perform the detailed services at no cost to the Preserves Accounts: N/A Contract Number(s): 17-31-108 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): Districtwide Summary: Request for Proposal #17-31-108 consists of the disposal of woody debris generated by the Preserves’ maintenance and restoration operations. Northwest Wood Products will remove logs stockpiled on the Preserves’ property. The logs will be removed at no cost to the Preserves. This vendor adds to an existing pool of three (3) prequalified vendors who perform similar services on the Preserves’ property.approvePass Action details Not available
17-0298 1 West Publishing Corporation, Eagan, MinnesotaContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Legal Department Vendor: West Publishing Corporation, Eagan, Minnesota Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Legal Research data, online continuing legal education and updates to West Illinois Complied Statutes Annotated Contract Value: $103,000.00 Contract period: 10/1/2017 - 12/31/2020 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2017 $8,500.00, FY 2018 $31,500.00, FY 2019 $31,500.00 and FY 2020 $31,500.00 Accounts: 51001.521055 - Legal Services and 51001.501795 Dues and Subscriptions 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 use West Publishing Corporation’s Westlaw site for legal research and online legal education. The department has access to over 7,000 legal education courses with varied content. In addition, it also receives a 50% discount on the West Illinois Complied StatutesapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0300 1 Mark Hansen, Crete, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Resource Management Vendor: Mark Hansen, Crete, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”) to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Hay farming Contract Value: N/A Contract period: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2022 Estimated Fiscal Impact: Revenue generation of up to $28,725.00 Accounts: N/A Contract Number(s): 17RM 115 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): 6 Summary: Historically, hay farming has taken place on land owned by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Preserves”). This practice allows the Preserves to generate revenue, while at the same time preventing invasive plant species from taking over fallow land. It is the Preserve’s intention to restore fallow land wherever possible and these farming practices are a good method to keep these lands in a more manageable condition until a restoration project can take place on the site. The contract term for hay cutting is a papprovePass Action details Video Video
17-0302 1 Hendrix Agri Power, Buckingham, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Resource Management Vendor: Hendrix Agri Power, Buckingham, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”) to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Hay farming Contract Value: N/A Contract period: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2022 Estimated Fiscal Impact: Revenue generation of up to $45,967.50 Accounts: N/A Contract Number(s): 17RM 115 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): 6 Summary: Historically, hay farming has taken place on land owned by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Preserves”). This practice allows the Preserves to generate revenue, while at the same time preventing invasive plant species from taking over fallow land. It is the Preserve’s intention to restore fallow land wherever possible and these farming practices are a good method to keep these lands in a more manageable condition until a restoration project can take place on the site. The contract term for hayapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0303 1 Kopping Farms, Lemont, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Resource Management Vendor: Kopping Farms, Lemont, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”) to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Hay farming Contract Value: N/A Contract period: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2022 Estimated Fiscal Impact: Revenue generation of up to $18,715.00 Accounts: N/A Contract Number(s): 17RM 115 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): 17 Summary: Historically, hay farming has taken place on land owned by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Preserves”). This practice allows the Preserves to generate revenue, while at the same time preventing invasive plant species from taking over fallow land. It is the Preserve’s intention to restore fallow land wherever possible and these farming practices are a good method to keep these lands in a more manageable condition until a restoration project can take place on the site. The contract term for hay cuttingapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0304 1 Jeff Heinsohn, Kirkland, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Resource Management Vendor: Jeff Heinsohn, Kirkland, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”) to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Row crop farming Contract Value: N/A Contract period: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2022 Estimated Fiscal Impact: Revenue generation of up to $400,950.00 Accounts: N/A Contract Number(s): 17RM 116 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): 15 Summary: The Preserves is letting a contract for row crop production at select sites which were historically used for agricultural purposes prior to acquisition by the Preserves, and as such, do not exist in an ecologically natural state. Farmers will have use of the property for seeding one or more of the following row crops: wheat, oats, soybeans, and/or corn. This practice allows the Preserves to generate revenue, while at the same time preventing invasive plant species from taking over fallow land. It is the PreservapprovePass Action details Video Video
17-0305 1 Joseph & Janet McCabe, Orland Park, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Resource Management Vendor: Joseph & Janet McCabe, Orland Park, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”) to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Row crop farming Contract Value: N/A Contract period: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2022 Estimated Fiscal Impact: Revenue generation of up to $16,250.00 Accounts: N/A Contract Number(s): 17RM 116 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): 17 Summary: The Preserves is letting a contract for row crop production at select sites which were historically used for agricultural purposes prior to acquisition by the Preserves, and as such, do not exist in an ecologically natural state. Farmers will have use of the property for seeding one or more of the following row crops: wheat, oats, soybeans, and/or corn. This practice allows the Preserves to generate revenue, while at the same time preventing invasive plant species from taking over fallow land. It isapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0312 1 Morton Salt, Inc., Chicago, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Facilities and Fleet Vendor: Morton Salt, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Furnish and Deliver Bulk Rock Salt Contract Value: $300,000.00 Contract period: 9/12/2017 - 2/14/2020 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2017 $50,000.00, FY 2018 $100,000.00, FY 2019 $100,000.00, FY 2020 $50,000.00. Accounts: 51001.530264 Contract Number(s): 1628-15809 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 2/8/2017, the Cook County Board approved contract 1628-15809 with Morton Salt Inc. to furnish and deliver bulk rock salt. The City of Chicago awarded this contract through a competitive bid process, and both Cook County and the Preserves would like to leverage this procurement effort. The rock salt will be utilized to maintain thapprovePass Action details Video Video
17-0262 1 Billy Casper Golf, Vienna, VirginiaContract AmendmentCONTRACT AMENDMENT REQUEST APPROVAL TO EXERCISE CONTRACT RENEWAL OPTION Department(s): Conservation and Experiential Programming Vendor: Billy Casper Golf, Vienna, Virginia Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to increase and extend the Billy Casper Golf campground contract Good(s) or Service(s): Campground management and operations Original Contract Period and Optional Renewal: 12/1/2014 - 11/30/2017 Contract Renewal Option Period: 12/1/2017 - 11/30/2018 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $2,407,671.00 Original Approval: 11/18/2014, $2,407,671.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $1,053,267.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2017 $203,267.00; FY 2018 $850,000.00 Accounts: Professional Services 51001.520840 Contract Number(s): 14-40-0403 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): 4, 6, 14 and 17 Summary: Increase coapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0273 1 Nature Exploration AcademyAgreementPROPOSED RIGHT OF ENTRY AGREEMENT Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to enter into a Right of Entry Agreement - Pilot Program with Nature Exploration Academy. Reason: Nature Exploration Academy is a Not-for-Profit school in the south suburbs that uses nature as the base for their curriculum. They are proposing use of a bunkhouse at Camp Sullivan during the 2017-2018 school year for their nine student classroom. NEA’s mission is focused on preserving, cultivating and leveraging the joy of discovery to all children through a hands-on, nature based curriculum. The school encourages student to be creative and compassionate, inspires them to deepen their connections to the natural world and empowers them to lead and succeed at the next level. NEA is one teacher with support from parent volunteers delivering the following: Hands on science and nature based curriculum Outdoor education and exploration Opportunities for all of our senses while learning ecology, gardening, botany, habitats and more Common corapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0228 1 Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation, Dundee, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Resource Management Vendor: Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation, Dundee, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Wildlife monitoring and analysis Original Contract Period: Date of execution - 12/31/2017 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2022 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $640,000.00 Original Approval: 3/11/2014, Not to exceed $160,000.00 per year or $640,000.00 over four (4) years Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: Not to exceed $160,000.00 per year or $800,000.00 over the five (5) years of the contract extension Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2018 $160,000.00, FY 2019 $160,000.00, FY 2020 $160,000.00, FY 2021 $160,000.00, FY 2022 $160,000.00 Accounts: Integrated Wildlife Services 51009.521451, Habitat Restoration 51009.521444, Grant and Mitigation Accounts: 51010.29982 and 51010.22522 Contract Number(s): N/A Concurrences: The approvePass Action details Not available
17-0295 1 Systems Solutions, Inc., Northbrook, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Finance and Administration Vendor: Systems Solutions, Inc., Northbrook, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to extend and increase, contract Good(s) or Service(s): Computer hardware and software Original Contract Period: 7/11/2012 - 7/10/2015, Administrative extension for sixty (60) days from 7/11/2015 - 9/8/2015, Board approved extension 9/9/2015 - 12/31/2016, Administrative extension for sixty (60) days from 1/1/2017 - 3/1/2017, Board approved contract extension 3/2/2017 - 6/30/2017, Administrative extension for sixty (60) days from 7/1/2017 -8/29/2017. Proposed Contract Period Extension: retroactive from 8/30/2017 through 6/30/2018. Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $1,540,000.00 Original Approval: 7/1/2012, $200,000.00 Previous Increase(s): 5/13/2013, $20,000.00, Board Approved 6/18/2013, $300,000.00, Board Approval 1/20/2015, $300,000.00, Board Approval 9/18/2015, $420,000.00 and Board Approval 3/9/2017, $300,000.00 ThiapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0299 1 dsi Associates, Inc., Burr Ridge, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Vendor: dsi Associates, Inc., Burr Ridge, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend an existing professional services contract Good(s) or Service(s): Project management/owner’s representative services for various construction projects. Original Contract Period: Three hundred sixty five (365) days (10/3/2016 - 10/2/2017) Proposed Contract Period Extension: Three hundred sixty five (365) days (10/3/2017 - 10/2/2018) Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $60,000.00 Original Approval: 10/3/2016, $60,000.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Contract Number(s): 16-80-30 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): 4 and 17 Summary: A time extension is needed to perform project management/owner’sapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0314 1 Western Remac, Inc., Woodridge, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Vendor: Western Remac, Inc., Woodridge, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to add accounts and extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Fabrication and installation of Gateway signs Districtwide Original Contract Period: (3/29/2017 - 9/29/2017) Proposed Contract Period Extension: Six (6) month extension from (9/30/2017 - 3/30/2018) Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $377,336.00 Original Approval: 3/9/2017, $377,336.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: Land Developments: 51025.560019, 51026.560019, 51054.560019, 51055.560019, 51056.560019, 51057.560019 and 51009.560019 and Grant Account 51010.560019. Contract Number(s): 17-80-15 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): 4,13,14,16 anapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0254 1 Gladstone Post #777, a local subsidiary of the American Legion (“Gladstone Post #777”), 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 Gladstone Post #777, a local subsidiary of the American Legion (“Gladstone Post #777”), Chicago, Illinois. Reason: The Preserves seeks to enter into a partnership agreement with the Gladstone Post #777 whereby the Preserves will allow Gladstone Post #777 to have up to ten (10) meetings a year at the Mathew Bieszczat Volunteer Resource Center during regular business hours, in exchange for Gladstone Post #777 participating in two volunteer workdays per year at the Preserves and providing the Preserves with American Flags for the Volunteer resource Center and other locations within the Preserves on an as-needed basis. Gladstone Post #777 is a local subsidiary of the American Legion, a nonprofit veterans’ service organization that is responsible for mentoring youth, sponsoring programs, advocating patriotism and honoring and promoting strong national security. Contract period: 9/1/2017 - 8/31/2022 FiscapprovePass Action details Not available
17-0306 1 Friends of the Forest Preserves, 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. Reason: Friends of the Forest Preserves has obtained a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in the amount of $591,265.00 to be used to field a ten (10) member Calumet Conservation Corps program. The program will engage a Crew Manager, an Assistant Crew Manager, four (4) adult participants, as well as four (4) part time young adult Emerging Calumet Leader interns in hands-on ecological restoration activities centered on herbicide application, prescribed fire, native seed collection, and invasive species removal. Ecological restoration will be conducted in partnership with the Preserves, volunteers, community members, and professional contractors to advance goals in support of stewardship projects and invasive species management in the Calumet region, which harbors significant biological diversity but approvePass Action details Video Video
17-0326 1 Approved on the 7/16/2013 Board Agenda as item 6; Approved on the 7/16/2013 Real Estate Estate Committee Report as item 13REAL0001.Previously Approved Item AmendmentPROPOSED PREVIOUSLY APPROVED ITEM AMENDMENT Department: Planning & Development Request: Approval of permanent and temporary easement areas as revised. Item Number: Approved on the 7/16/2013 Board Agenda as item 6; Approved on the 7/16/2013 Real Estate Estate Committee Report as item 13REAL0001. Fiscal Impact: IDOT will pay the appraised value of $12,300.00 for the permanent easements and $11,700.00 for the temporary easement. Account(s): N/A Summary: Based on preliminary plans, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) requested 0.25 acres of Permanent Easement and 0.14 acres of Temporary Easement for removal, replacement and maintenance of an existing culvert and outfall of the Middle Fork North Branch Chicago River through the intersection of Dundee Road and Lee Road in Northbrook. Due to subsequent final engineering plans, IDOT requests that the previously approved easement be amended to 0.335 acres for the Permanent Easement and 0.25 acres for the Temporary Easement. The additional easement area eliminates the use of unsightly gabions and will resulapprovePass Action details Video Video
17-0311 1 Broadway Electric, Elk Grove Village, IllinoisContract AmendmentREQUEST APPROVAL TO EXERCISE CONTRACT RENEWAL OPTION Department(s): Facilities and Fleet Vendor: Broadway Electric, Elk Grove Village, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”) to extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Security Monitoring and Installation Services Original Contract Period: 10/7/2014-10/7/2017 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 10/8/2017-10/7/2018 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $1,146,946.92 Original Approval: 10/07/14, $1,146,946.92 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: 51001.520840 and Camp Accounts 51025.560057, 51054.56057, 51055.560057; Building Accounts 51025.56106, 51054.56106, 51055.56106; Land Improvement Accounts 51025.560055, 51054.560055, 51055.560055. Contract Number(s): 14-53-520 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance Provisions. DistricapprovePass Action details Video Video
17-0283 1 Campground Report 5/22/2015 - 6/26/2017ReportREPORT Department: Conservation and Experimental Programming Request: Receive and File Report Title: Campground Report Report Period: 5/22/2015 - 6/26/2017 Summary: The Forest Preserve District of Cook County operated five (5) campgrounds across the County (Camps Shabbona, Sullivan, Reinberg, Bullfrog, and Dan Beard). This report summarizes campground activity from when the first camp was open on 5/22/2015 - 6/26/2017.receive and filedPass Action details Video Video
17-0073 1 Procurements and Disbursements Report 6/1/2017 - 6/30/2017 and 7/1/2017 - 7/31/2017ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Procurements and Disbursements Report Report Period: 6/1/2017 - 6/30/2017 and 7/1/2017 - 7/31/2017 Summary: Submitting the Procurements and Disbursements Report for the period of June 2017 and July 2017. Both reports are 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
17-0316 1 PROPOSED CALENDAR OF EVENTSCalendar of EventsPROPOSED CALENDAR OF EVENTS Department: Conservation & Experiential Programming Summary: .PROPOSED CALENDAR OF EVENTS Saturday, 9/23 & Sunday, 9/24; 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Party for the Preserves Celebrate your Forest Preserves and all the great activities available throughout our 70,000 acres. We’re kicking off the week of National Public Lands Day with celebrations at two of our campgrounds. Learn more at fpdcc.com/party These festivals are free. However, some items (food, souvenirs, and materials) will be available for purchase onsite. Saturday, 9/23; 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Camp Bullfrog Lake , Willow Springs Wild and Wonderful: Enjoy hikes, paddling, archery, art-making, learn about fish, gaze at the stars, and lose yourself in the wild in one of the densest wilderness areas in the region. Sunday, 9/24; 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Camp Dan Beard, Northbrook Workshop in the Woods: Primitive Skills, Creative Reuse and Nature Play Create tools and art using reclaimed wood, build and climb with tinker trees, split firewood, build a shelter, learn primitive skilreceive and filedPass Action details Video Video
17-0288 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 6/6/2017 .approvePass Action details Not available
17-0337 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 7/20/2017 .approvePass Action details Not available
17-0309 1 Anchor Mechanical, Inc., Chicago, IllinoisBid RecommendationPROPOSED BID RECOMMENDATION Department: Planning and Development Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves District of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to enter into a construction contract with Anchor Mechanical, Inc., Chicago, Illinois to furnish and install heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems at South Police Headquarters located in Palos Park, Palos Landscape Maintenance Division Headquarters in unincorporated Palos Township, and McGinnis Field Station Garage located in unincorporated Orland Township. Reason: 17-80-21-R HVAC at South Police, McGinnis Field Station Garage and Palos Maintenance Garage. The work includes, but is not limited to, a new cooling system and new unit heater at South Police Building, replacement garage unit heaters in a forced air system at McGinnis Field Station Garage and replacement garage unit heaters in hot water system at Palos Maintenance Garage. Bids for this project were originally to be opened on 4/26/2017, however no bids were received at that time. Bid Opening Date: 8/25/2017 Bid Results: Firm approvePass Action details Not available
17-0072 1 Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense 1/1/2017 - 7/31/2017ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense Report Period: 1/1/2017 - 7/31/2017 Summary: Detailed Fund Analysis Revenue and Expense report for July 2017.approvePass Action details Not available