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Meeting Name: Finance Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/14/2017 10:30 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
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17-0428 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 10/24/2017   Not available Video Video
17-0421 1 Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation -11/14/2017Recommendation of the Finance Subcomittee (Workers' Compensation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (WORKERS’ COMPENSATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation -11/14/2017 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: $353,404.53 Workers’ Compensation Claims to Be Approved: $7,913.33   Not available Video Video
17-0399 1 Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -10/24/2017Recommendation of the Finance Subcommittee (Litigation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -10/24/2017 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: $1,920,316.39 Proposed Settlements to Be Approved: $60,346.50 Legal Fees Approved Fiscal Year 2017 to Present: $807,167.25 Legal Fees for 10/24/2017 to Be Approved: $43,123.18   Not available Video Video
17-0398 1 Meru Corporation, Niles, IllinoisDisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Action: Disbursement Approval Payee: Meru Corporation, Niles, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Fiscal Impact: $381,600.00 Accounts: Recreation Landscape Improvement Account 51056-560060 Contract Number(s): 17-80-16 District(s): 9 & 17 Summary: New water service for South Police Headquarters and Schiller Woods flush toilet   Not available Video Video
17-0408 1 Matthew Paving, Inc., Oak Lawn, IllinoisDisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Action: Disbursement Approval Payee: Matthew Paving, Inc., Oak Lawn, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Fiscal Impact: $226,519.57 Accounts: Site Amenities Account; 51057.560060 Contract Number(s): 17-80-01 District(s): 5, 6 and 16 Summary: National Grove South, Thorn Creek Police Headquarters, Thorn Creek Division Headquarters, Sweet Woods and Calumet Woods Pavement and Sewer Repairs   Not available Not available
17-0353 1 Encap, Inc., DeKalb, IllinoisBid RecommendationPROPOSED BID RECOMMENDATION Department: Resource Management Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to enter into a contract with Encap, Inc., DeKalb, Illinois Reason: Contract #17-31-122 consists of 11.65 acres of tree and brush removal in accordance with the Preserves’ specifications in Region 7, Sag Valley Division. Encap, Inc. was the lowest responsible bidder of the eight (8) bidders. Bid Opening Date: 9/29/2017 Bid Results: 1. Atrium, Inc., $16,274.90 2. Encap, Inc., $40,134.25 3. Semper Fi Yard Services, $42,406.00 4. Tallgrass Restoration, $48,347.50 5. Applied Ecological Services, $54,890.96 6. KGI Landscaping, $59,415.00 7. Groundskeeper Landscaping, $111,840.00 8. Homer Tree Service, $139,800.00 **Deficiencies were noted with respect to Atrium, Inc.’s qualifications which prohibited it from being deemed the lowest responsible bidder. Estimated Fiscal Impact: $40,134.25 Contract Period: Date of execution - 12/31/19, with a twelve (12) month extension option to account for potentia   Not available Video Video
17-0076 1 Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense Report Period: 1/1/2017 - 9/30/2017ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense Report Period: 1/1/2017 - 9/30/2017 Summary: Detailed Fund Analysis Revenue and Expense report for September 2017.   Not available Video Video
17-0338 1 1-8-1(B): RECEIPTS OF MONEYOrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE 1-8-1(B): RECEIPTS OF MONEY BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Title 1 - Administrative, Chapter 8 - District Finances, Section 1(B) - Receipts of Money of the Forest Preserve District Cook of County Code is hereby enacted as Follows: Sec. 1-8-1: RECEIPTS OF MONEY. A. The heads of departments shall transmit all moneys of the Forest Preserve District received by them to the Comptroller and take his receipt therefor. B. Payment Via Credit Card. With respect to any fine, fee, charge, or cost imposed by, owing to, or collected by or on behalf of the District, the District is authorized to accept electronic payment by credit card. The District may impose a convenience fee or surcharge upon such payments to the extent allowable under the applicable credit card service agreement. Such convenience fee shall not exceed the actual cost to the District for such transactions. Alternatively, the District may enter into agreements, with one or more financial institutions, Internet companies, or other bu   Not available Video Video
17-0234 1 PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT Title 1 Chapter 8 Section 2: Contracts and PurchasesOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT Title 1 Chapter 8 Section 2: Contracts and Purchases BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Title 1 - Administrative, Chapter 8 - District Finances, Section 2 - Contracts and Purchases of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: Sec. 1-8-2. Contracts and Purchases. *** I. Powers and duties of Purchasing Agent: The District Purchasing Agent shall, pursuant to the terms, exceptions, or restrictions established by this Code and the President and Board of Commissioners: 1. Purchase or contract for all supplies, materials and equipment, and contractual services required by any Office, department, institution or agency of the District subject to the provisions, restrictions and limitations of this Subsection; 2. Establish and enforce standard and non-standard specifications established in accordance with this Subsection which shall apply to all supplies, materials and equipment purchased for the use of any Office, department, institution or agency    Not available Video Video
17-0315 1 TITLE 4 - MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC, CHAPTER 2 - PARKING REGULATIONSOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT TITLE 4 - MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC, CHAPTER 2 - PARKING REGULATIONS BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Title 4 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic, Chapter 2 - Parking Regulations, is hereby amended as follows: Sec. 4-2-1: General Parking. *** Any person found in violation of any provision of this Section will be fined fifty dollars ($50.00) thirty-five dollars ($35.00). A separate and distinct offense shall be regarded as committed each four-hour period in which the owner of the vehicle continues or permits any such violation to continue, or fails to make a reasonable effort to comply. Sec. 4-2-2: Stopping, Standing and Parking, Prohibited in Various Locations. *** Any person who shall violate or fail to comply with any provision of the above section shall be fined fifty dollars ($50.00) thirty-five dollars ($35.00) for each offense. A separate and distinct offense shall be regarded as committed each four-hour period in which the owner of the vehicle continues or permits any such   Not available Not available