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Meeting Name: FPD Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/23/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
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19-0233 1 TITLE 3 - POLICE REGULATION, CHAPTER 1 - POLICE FORCEOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT TITLE 3 - POLICE REGULATION, CHAPTER 1 - POLICE FORCE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Title 3 - Police Regulations, Chapter 1 - Police Force of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Code of Ordinances is hereby amended as follows: 3-1-1: - POLICE FORCE ESTABLISHED; COMPOSITION. There is hereby established a police force to be known as a Police Force. The Police Force of the District shall consist of: of police members who shall constitute the regular Police Force of the District. A. The President and members of the Board of Commissioners of the Forest Preserve District, the officers and heads of various departments and divisions of the District, who shall be known as "Deputy" Police. B. Police members who shall constitute the regular Police Force of the District. 3-1-2: - COMMAND; RULES AND REGULATIONS. The entire force for police duty, either emergency or general, shall be under the command of the General Superintendent Chief of Police who shall make such rules and rreferPass Action details Not available
19-0241 2 Veterans Parking - Botanic GardenResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDEN WAIVE THE PARKING FEE FOR VETERANS OF THE U.S. ARMED FORCES ON MEMORIAL DAY AND VETERANS DAY WHEREAS, the Chicago Botanic Garden is one of the great living museums and a renowned conservation science center located in Cook County. WHEREAS, more than one million people visit the Garden's 27 gardens and four natural areas annually, which are uniquely situated on 385 acres on and around nine islands, with six miles of lake shoreline; and WHEREAS, the Chicago Botanic Garden has a long history of assisting veterans that dates back to the Chicago Horticultural Society and today the Garden serves veterans through its horticultural therapy programs and through the Windy City Harvest urban agriculture training program; and WHEREAS, the Chicago Botanic Garden also offers internship programs for veterans and host events designed to provide veterans the training and services needed to reintegrate into civilian life and successfully obtain future employment; and WHEREAS, in gratitude to our veterans for their service tapprovePass Action details Not available
19-0242 1 Vetrans Parking - Brookfield ZooResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE CHICAGO ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY WAIVE THE PARKING FEE AT THE BROOKFIELD ZOO FOR VETERANS OF THE U.S. ARMED FORCES ON MEMORIAL DAY AND VETERANS DAY WHEREAS, the Brookfield Zoo is a world-renowned zoo that inspires guests through extraordinary connections with animals, nature and each other; and WHEREAS, the Brookfield Zoo is set within a 216-acre nature park and has captivated and educated visitors since 1934 and is home to 2,000+ animal residents and is also an accredited arboretum; and WHEREAS, the Brookfield Zoo is open every day and welcomes more than two million guests yearly. It is managed by the Chicago Zoological Society and sits on land owned by the Forest Preserves of Cook County; and WHEREAS, the Brookfield Zoo has a long history of serving veterans through programs such as VA Hospital Connections, Wounded Warrior Project and USO “Tickets for Troops” Program; and WHEREAS, the Brookfield Zoo host veterans events including an annual Veterans Day ceremony; and WHEREAS, in gratitude to military members and veterans for their approvePass Action details Not available
19-0184 1 Village of Niles, IllinoisIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Planning and Development Other Part(ies): Village of Niles, Illinois Request: Authority for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement (“IGA”) with the Village of Niles, Illinois (“Niles”). Goods or Services: Niles is requesting an IGA to provide a connection to the North Branch Trail, extending from a proposed bike path on the north side of Touhy Avenue, and continuing east to Caldwell Avenue. The IGA includes terms allowing Niles to install a new sidewalk on the south side of Touhy Avenue, from Harts Road to Caldwell Avenue. Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: Perpetual, subject to termination after twenty (20) years Fiscal Impact: None License Fee: $26,356.75 (waived) License Application Fee: $3,000.00 (waived) YELAR Fee: $6,300.00 (waived) Tree Mitigation Fee $38,969.89 Accounts: N/A District(s): 13 Summary: The Forest Preserves operates and maintains the North Branch Bicycle Trail in NortherapprovePass Action details Not available
19-0213 1 Illinois State Archaeological Survey (“ISAS”)License RequestPROPOSED LICENSE REQUEST Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”), as Licensor to grant a License to the Illinois State Archaeological Survey (“ISAS”), a subset of the University of Illinois, Grantee, to locate, operate and maintain approximately 200 square feet of workspace in the property commonly known as Rolling Knolls Pavilion, 11N260 Rohrssen Road, Elgin, Illinois. ISAS provides technical support and guidance for the Forest Preserves to maintain compliance with state archaeological resource laws. ISAS also provides expertise for assessing our cultural resources and provides interpretation of the history of Cook County for public displays and events. Its location at Rolling Knolls provides better access to the Forest Preserves for technical projects, and a venue for public outreach programs. Term: Date of execution through 12/31/2022 License Fee: $0.00 License Application Fee: $0.00 YELAR Fee: Waived Total one-time upfront fee of N/A for the term of the License (Sec. 5-2A-4 and 5-2B-4) Tree Mitigation FeereferPass Action details Not available
19-0215 1 Black Dog Petroleum, LLC (formerly Black Dog Corporation), Westchester, IllinoisContract AmendmentREQUEST APPROVAL TO EXERCISE CONTRACT RENEWAL OPTION Department(s): Facilities and Fleet Maintenance Vendor: Black Dog Petroleum, LLC (formerly Black Dog Corporation), Lyons, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Diesel and Unleaded Fuel Original Contract Period: 4/1/2018 - 4/30/2019 with two (2) one-year optional renewals Proposed Contract Period Extension: 5/1/2019 - 4/30/2020 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $1,200,000.00 Original Approval: 3/13/2018, $1,200,000.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $1,200,000.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2019 $750,000.00, FY 2020 $450,000.00 Accounts: Automotive, Operation, and Maintenance 51001.540250 Contract Number(s): 1684-15558 CC Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprise Ordinance via direct participation. District(s): Districtwide Summary: On 3/2approvePass Action details Not available
19-0217 1 Chicago Department of Transportation (“CDOT”)Easement RequestEASEMENT REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to grant permanent and temporary easements to the Chicago Department of Transportation (“CDOT”) at Foster Avenue and the northbound Edens Expressway on-ramp at LaBagh Woods Forest Preserve. CDOT is requesting 0.019 acre of permanent easement and 0.029 acre of temporary easement or 825 square feet of permanent easement and 1,279 square feet of temporary easement. Reason: CDOT requests a permanent easement for sidewalk construction and temporary easement for grading purposes in conjunction with intersection improvements on Foster Avenue at the northbound on-ramp for the Edens Expressway. The intersection improvements are part of a $60 million retail development project on the south side of Foster Avenue. The intersection improvements include turn lanes, traffic signals and crosswalks. The new sidewalk, signals, and crosswalks will provide improved pedestrian access to LaBagh Woods. Easement Fee: $8,000.00 for the permanent easement and $4,000.00 for the temporreferPass Action details Not available
19-0221 1 Village of Burr RidgeLicense AmendmentPROPOSED LICENSE AMENDMENT REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”), as Licensor to amend a License to the Village of Burr Ridge (“Burr Ridge”), Grantee, to locate, operate and maintain a 36-inch watermain. Burr Ridge has an existing 36-inch water main under License No. 1625 granted by the Forest Preserves in 1996. Part of water main is proposed to be relocated approximately 60 feet to the southeast due to the Illinois Tollway’s Mile Long Bridge reconstruction project (Board Agenda Item 19-0185). The relocation route includes 154 more linear feet than the existing license route. The license will be amended to show the new location along with an additional 154 feet of water main. Term: Continuous License Fee: $4,560.61 License Application Fee: $3,500.00 YELAR Fee: $6,450.00 Total one-time upfront fee of $14,510.61 for the term of the License (Sec. 5-2A-4 and 5-2B-4) Tree Mitigation Fee: None The area of the License is: 154 linear feet of additional water main at a standard license area of referPass Action details Not available
19-0222 1 Wood River Pipelines, LLC (“Wood River”)License AmendmentPROPOSED LICENSE AMENDMENT REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”), as Licensor to amend a License to Wood River Pipelines, LLC (“Wood River”), Grantee, to locate, operate and maintain a 14-inch petroleum pipeline. Wood River has an existing 14-inch petroleum pipeline under License No. 868 granted by the Forest Preserves in 1971. Part of pipeline is proposed to be relocated and extended approximately 409 feet due to the Illinois Tollway’s Mile Long Bridge reconstruction project (Board Agenda Item 19-0185). The current license expires on September 7, 2021. The license will be renewed/amended for a ten (10) year term for the entire length of the pipeline in the Forest Preserves, including the additional 409 feet of new pipeline, at the current on-time renewal rate. Term: Ten (10) Years License Fee: $17,324.38 License Application Fee: $3,500.00 YELAR Fee: $6,450.00 Total one-time upfront fee of $27,274.38 for the term of the License (Sec. 5-2A-4 and 5-2B-4) Tree Mitigation Fee: None The area referPass Action details Not available
19-0226 1 Illinois Department of Natural Resources State Historic Preservation Office (“SHPO”)Intergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Resource Management Other Part(ies): Illinois Department of Natural Resources State Historic Preservation Office (“SHPO”), Springfield, Illinois; and the Illinois State Museum, Springfield, Illinois Request: Authorization to enter into an intergovernmental agreement to streamline the permitting process between the agencies related to compliance with the Archaeological and Paleontological Resources Protection Act (20 ILCS 3435/.01 et seq.) (the “Act”). Goods or Services: This agreement will serve as a general permit to conduct archaeological investigations on lands owned, managed, and leased by the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) as required by the Act in lieu of the issuance of individual permits. Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: Five (5) years from date of execution Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A District(s): Districtwide Summary: The Forest Preserves is responsible for protecting and preserving archaeological and paleontological resources on papprovePass Action details Not available
19-0232 1 United States of America, Department of the Army (the “Army”)AgreementPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE - ITEM 19-0232 (RIGHT OF ENTRY AGREEMENT) RIGHT OF ENTRY AGREEMENT Department(s): Planning and Development Vendor: United States of America, Department of the Army (the "Army") Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Right of Entry Agreement is for the Army to survey, make test borings, and carry out other exploratory work on Forest Preserves property as may be necessary in connection with the Army's proposed work with the McCook Levee. The McCook Levee is an existing levee along the Des Plaines River which reduces the risk of flooding in the communities of McCook, Lyons, and Summit, Illinois. Contract Value: N/A Contract period: Six (6) months from the date of full execution Estimated Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Contract Number(s): N/A Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. Forest Preserves staff have reviewed the plans associated with this proposed right of entry agreement and have found them referPass Action details Not available
19-0219 1 Harms Woods for Illinois Nature Preserve ("INP") dedication.Miscellaneous Item of BusinessPROPOSED MISCELLANEOUS ITEM OF BUSINESS Department: Resource Management Summary: Requesting authority, pursuant to Section 9 of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Act (70 ILCS810/9), to submit Harms Woods for Illinois Nature Preserve ("INP") dedication. This dedication contributes to one of the key goals set forward in the Next Century Conservation Plan to dedicate 20,000 acres by 2025 as INPs. Dedication of a site as an INP provides the highest level of protection for land in Illinois, and is granted only to natural areas of exceptional ecological quality. Harms Woods is an approximately 170 acre preserve adjacent to the Village of Glenview in northeast Cook County. The site consists of high quality mesic oak woodlands, mesic upland forest, and floodplain forest along the Chicago River, which divides the preserve in half. Ecological management of the site began in the 1980s by volunteers and Forest Preserves of Cook County staff, and today the site remains under management by a vibrant volunteer community. The site features beautiful woodlands, a diverse set of approvePass Action details Not available
19-0229 1 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Annual Business Diversity Report FY 2017ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Refer to Contract Compliance Committee Report Title: Forest Preserves of Cook County Annual Business Diversity Report FY 2018 Report Period: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018 Summary: In July 2012, state legislation authorized the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to establish provisions to address the underuse of minority and women-owned businesses with respect to procurement contracts. An ordinance establishing the program’s parameters and guidelines was passed by the Forest Preserves Board of Commissioners in September 2012. This initiative is significantly benefitting the residents of Cook County by increasing the pool of qualified minority and women-owned businesses that have the opportunity to be selected for contracts awarded by the District each year. To remedy historic inequity and to facilitate greater inclusion, the Forest Preserves established aspirational contract goals for the participation of minority and women-owned as set forth under the ordinances that comprise the ForestreferPass Action details Not available
19-0223 1 Procurement and Disbursements Report: 1/1/2019 - 1/31/2019ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Procurement and Disbursements Report Report Period: 2/1/2019 - 2/28/2019 Summary: Submitting the Procurement and Disbursements Report for the period of February 2019. The 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
19-0107 1 Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar - 4/23/2019 - 5/21/2019Calendar of EventsPROPOSED CALENDAR OF EVENTS Department: Conservation and Experiential Programming Summary: Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar - 4/23/2019 - 5/21/2019 Saturday, 4/27; 9am - 1pm Earth Day Celebration and Preserves Clean Up, Beaubien Woods, Chicago Clean up the preserves in partnership with Friends of the Parks and enjoy fun nature activities and snacks during your break. Registration required for groups of 10 or more. Call 708-386-4042. Saturday, 4/27; 12pm - 4:30pm and Sunday, 4/28; 10am - 4:30pm Midwest Daffodil Society Display and Floral Design Show, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe The Midwest Daffodil Society's show features hundreds of daffodils on display that will be judged by the society. The show includes cut blooms, floral design, and photography competitions. The show will include floral designs inspired by the gardens at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Daffodil growers of all skill levels are invited to participate. Saturday, 4/27; 6:30pm - 12am Annual Whirl Gala, Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield The Chicago Zoological Society’s Women's Boreceive and filedPass Action details Not available
19-0246 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 March 19, 2019.approvePass Action details Not available
19-0230 1 RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -3/19/2019Recommendation of the Finance Subcommittee (Litigation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -3/19/2019 The Finance Subcommittee on Litigation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval: Proposed Settlements Approved Fiscal Year 2019 to Present: $12,496.49 Proposed Settlements to Be Approved: $0.00 Legal Fees Approved Fiscal Year 2019 to Present: $243,491.75 Legal Fees for 3/19/2019 to Be Approved: $99,037.23approvePass Action details Not available
19-0234 1 Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation 4/23/2019Recommendation of the Finance Subcomittee (Workers' Compensation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (WORKERS’ COMPENSATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation -04/23/2019 The Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ Compensation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval: Workers’ Compensation Claims approved Fiscal Year 2019 to present: $80,577.69 Workers’ Compensation Claims to Be Approved: $130,391.72approvePass Action details Not available
19-0216 1 Swim Chicago Southland, Bridgeview, IllinoisDisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Conservation and Experiential Programming Action: Authorization to disburse payment Payee: Swim Chicago Southland, Bridgeview, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Management and operations associated with three (3) Aquatic Centers Fiscal Impact: $823,670.00 Accounts: Professional Services 51001.520840 Contract Number(s): 16-35-01 District(s): 4, 9, 10, 16 Summary: Payment of expenses for managing the three (3) Aquatic Centers for the swim season which is Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, unless extended due to weather conditions. Payments will be based upon working capital needs, invoices, and backup documentation submitted by Swim Chicago Southland for the management and operations including staffing, supplies and concession items for the Aquatic Centers, pursuant to the Aquatic Center Management Contract approved by the board on 3/22/2016 and extended by the board on 10/16/2018.approvePass Action details Not available
19-0224 1 Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense: 1/1/2019 - 1/31/2019ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense Report Period: 1/1/2019 - 2/28/2019 Summary: Detailed Fund Analysis Revenue and Expense Report for February 2019.approvePass Action details Not available
19-0185 1 The Illinois State Toll Highway AuthorityIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Planning and Development Other Part(ies): The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority (the “Tollway”). Goods or Services: Proposed permanent and temporary easements, tree removal, and partial closure of the John Husar I & M Canal Trail. Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: Construction period and temporary easement from 5/1/2019 - 12/31/2023. The permanent easement continues indefinitely. Perpetual Fiscal Impact: $979,616.00 (Revenue Generating). This amount represents the following: (1) Permanent and Temporary easements - $736,226.00 (appraised value); (2) tree mitigation (estimate for 56 trees)- $143,390.00, and (3) additional contribution for trailhead amenities and trail patching $100,000.00. In-kind contribution by Tollway via trail and parking lot rehabilitation has an estimated value of $950,000.00 $985,000.00. Accounts:approvePass Action details Not available