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Meeting Name: FPD Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/8/2018 11:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Camp Reinberg, 1801 North Quentin Road, Palatine, Illinois
Please note offsite location
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18-0141 1 ORDINANCE FOR THE LEVY OF TAXES FOR THE YEAR 2018OrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE ORDINANCE FOR THE LEVY OF TAXES FOR THE YEAR 2018 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 2018.” 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 2018 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, 2018 at its meeting held December 12, 2017, which ordinance was published by authority of said Board as provided by law and which portion of said ApprapprovePass Action details Not available
18-0129 1 Cook County, IllinoisIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Law Enforcement Department Other Part(ies): Cook County, Illinois Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement Goods or Services: Grant not to exceed $97,752.00 for Mobile Data Terminals to support law enforcement efforts Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: 2/15/2018 - 6/30/2018 Fiscal Impact: Grant revenue up to $97,752.00 Accounts: N/A District(s): District-wide Summary: The State of Illinois receives preparedness grant funds from the United States Department of Homeland Security/Office of Domestic Preparedness (“DHS”) pursuant to the Urban Area Security Initiative (“UASI”), established under 6 USC § 604, which provides financial assistance to address the unique multi-discipline planning, organization, equipment, training, and exercise needs of high-threat, high-density areas and to assist them in building and sustaining capabilities to prevent, protect against, respond to and recoverapprovePass Action details Not available
18-0133 1 Oakton Community College (“OCC”) and the City of Des Plaines, Illinois (the “City”)License AmendmentPROPOSED LICENSE AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning and Development Licensee: Oakton Community College (“OCC”) and the City of Des Plaines, Illinois (the “City”) Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to amend the License Agreement with OCC to add the City as a third party to such agreement via a Limited Assignment of License Rights contract Good(s) or Service(s): Consent to assignment to the City of the right to enter upon those premises identified in License No. 1760, granted to OCC to locate, operate, and maintain 1,295 linear feet of 12-inch water main (the “Facilities”), for the sole purpose of maintaining, repairing, or replacing the Facilities in the event that OCC fails or is unable to do so. The License covers approximately 0.446 acres. Original Contract Period: Continuous Proposed Contract Period Extension: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: N/A Original Approval: 6/6/2017 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A CapprovePass Action details Not available
18-0134 1 Chicago Horticultural Society, dba Chicago Botanic GardenLicense RequestPROPOSED LICENSE REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Preserves”), as Licensor to grant a License to the Chicago Horticultural Society, dba Chicago Botanic Garden (the “Garden”), Grantee, to locate, operate and maintain fence extensions along the banks of the Skokie River on the south side of Dundee Road. The fence will extend from the Dundee Road bridge approximately 110 feet south on the east side and 90 feet south on the west side. The fence will be woven wire fabric 8 feet tall with steel posts every 10 feet. The fence is designed to reduce deer intrusion into the Garden from the Preserve’s Skokie Lagoons across the shallow water, and the resultant damage to the Garden’s world-class plant collections, research plots, and managed natural areas. As a partner with the Preserves, the Garden requests the waiver of all fees associated with the license. Term: Ten (10) years License Fee: $4,200.00 - The Garden requests that this fee be waived. License Application Fee: $500.00 - The Garden requests that this fee beapprovePass Action details Not available
18-0138 1 Friends of the Forest Preserves, Chicago, IllinoisPartnership Agreement AmendmentPROPOSED PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT AMENDMENT Department(s): Resource Management Vendor: Friends of the Forest Preserves, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Northwest Conservation Corps internship program Original Contract Period: 2/15/2017 - 2/14/2018 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 2/15/2018 - 12/31/2022 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $35,000.00 Original Approval: 1/17/2017 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: Intern Programs 51009.521525, Habitat Enhancement 51009.521452, Habitat Restoration 51009.521444, Grant and Mitigation Accounts: 51010.29982 and 51010.22522 Contract Number(s): N/A Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): 15 Summary: The Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Preserves”) would like to extend the Northwest Conservation Corps internship program for an additional five (5)approvePass Action details Not available
18-0139 1 ocurements and Disbursements Report Period: 12/1/2017 - 12/31/2017ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Procurements and Disbursements Report Period: 12/1/2017 - 12/31/2017 Summary: Submitting the Procurements and Disbursements Report for the period of December 2017. This Report is to be received and filed in compliance with Section 1-8-2 (BB) of the District’s Code of Ordinancesreceive and filedPass Action details Not available
18-0142 1 Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar - 2/8/2018 to 3/13/2018Calendar of EventsPROPOSED CALENDAR OF EVENTS Department: Conservation and Experiential Programming Summary: Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar - 2/8/2018 to 3/13/2018 Daily, 2/10 - 3/25; 10 am - 4 pm Asia in Bloom: The Orchid Show, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe With more than 10,000 vibrant orchids, all blooming at once, this year’s Orchid Show will evoke the beauty and serenity of Asia. Fee applies. New: Open until 8 p.m. on Thursdays (a cash bar will be available). Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2/13 - 3/22; 10 am Morning Music with Orchids, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe Wednesday, 3/7; 6 pm - 8 pm Evening with Orchids: Cocktail Tasting, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe Fee applies. Thursday, 3/29; 12 pm - 4 pm Post-Orchid Show Plant Sale, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe Noon to 2 p.m.: All Garden members. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Public welcome. While supplies last. Sunday, 2/11; 2 pm Winter Walk in the McDonald Woods, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe Saturday, 2/24; 10 am - 3 pm Windy City Harvest Youth Farm Facilitator Training, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe Fee applies; contact Eliza Foreceive and filedPass Action details Not available
18-0118 2 Village of Westchester, IllinoisLicense 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 Westchester, Grantee, to operate and maintain a 160-square-foot gazebo on a 216-square-foot concrete pad located on the Northeast corner of the intersection of South Mannheim and Cermak Roads Term: 10 years License Fee: $4,100.00 License Application and Review Fee: $500.00 + $3000.00 YELAR Fee: $6,150.00 Total one-time upfront fee of $13,750.00 for the term of the License (Sec. 5-2A-4 and 5-2B-4) Tree Mitigation Fee: $0.00 The area of the License is: 0.05 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 Preserves staff have reviewed this license application and plans and have found them to be acceptable; therefore, it is recommended that the Forest Preserve District Board of Commissioners approve the issuance of this license. District(s): 1approvePass Action details Not available
18-0150 1 Journal of Proceedings of the regular meeting held on 1/9/2018.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 1/9/2018 .approvePass Action details Not available
18-0147 1 RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (WORKERS’ COMPENSATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation -2/6/2018Recommendation of the Finance Subcomittee (Workers' Compensation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (WORKERS’ COMPENSATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation -2/6/2018 The Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ Compensation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval: Workers’ Compensation Claims approved Fiscal Year 2018 to present: $0.00 Workers’ Compensation Claims to Be Approved: $40,778.50approvePass Action details Not available
18-0145 1 RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -1/9/2018Recommendation of the Finance Subcommittee (Litigation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -1/9/2018 The Finance Subcommittee on Litigation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval: Proposed Settlements Approved Fiscal Year 2018 to Present: $3,356.24 Proposed Settlements to Be Approved: $80,000.00 Legal Fees Approved Fiscal Year 2018 to Present: $53,362.59 Legal Fees for 1/9/2018 to Be Approved: $62,671.50approvePass Action details Not available
18-0137 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: $215,877.25 Accounts: Site Amenities Account, 51056.560060 Contract Number(s): 17-80-05 District(s): 14 and 15 Summary: Deer Grove Driveway and Grove #5 Pavement RepairsapprovePass Action details Not available
18-0140 1 Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense Report Period: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017 Summary: Detailed Fund Analysis Revenue and Expense Report for December 2017approvePass Action details Not available
18-0004 1 Approved Vendor List FeeOrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT FOREST PRESERVE FEE SCHEDULE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 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 *** OTHER: Approved Vendor List Fee, per year beginning January 1 or remainder of the year: $150.00 Effective date: This ordinance shall be in effect immediately upon adoptionapprove as amendedPass Action details Not available