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Meeting Name: FPD Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/17/2015 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: FPD Consent Calendar for 11/17/2015, New Items 11-17-15, FPD Consent Calendar for 11/17/2015 - Second Set, FPD POST COMMITTEE ACTION REPORT 10-06-2015 updated.pdf
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15-0631 2 HONORING THE FOREST PRESERVE FOUNDATION’S 2015 MAJOR SPONSORS AND HOST COMMITTEE OF THE ANNUAL CONSERVATION CUP GOLF BENEFITResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE FOREST PRESERVE FOUNDATION’S 2015 MAJOR SPONSORS AND HOST COMMITTEE OF THE ANNUAL CONSERVATION CUP GOLF BENEFIT WHEREAS, the 2015 Conservation Cup Host Committee was comprised of Mary Jo Herseth and Jackie Loewe, Chairs, and Marilyn Bush, Sean Patrick Durkin, Brian Dober, Tom Livingston, Josh Proctor, Mark Lester, Jered Weiland, and Claire Williams, members; and WHEREAS, co-chairs Jackie Loewe and Mary Jo Herseth, co-chaired the Conservation Cup Host Committee, and have done so for three consecutive years, each time ensuring that the event would raise significant resources to support Forest Preserves of Cook County programs. Jackie Lowie, who also serves as a member of the Forest Preserve Foundation, and Mary Jo Herseth worked tirelessly to secure extensive event sponsorships and donations and have dedicated numerous volunteer hours in support of the Foundation’s mission; and WHEREAS, all of the members of the 2015 Conservation Cup Host Committee contributed significantly to efforts which raised $168,000, which is the highest amount raiseapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0661 1 HONORING THE EFFORTS OF FOUR COOK COUNTY FOREST PRESERVE EMPLOYEES, ANDRES BADILLO, FRANK RAYMOND, JEFF SCHERER AND ALVIN JOSEPH FOR THEIR COMMITMENT AND DEDICATION TO THE LIFE OF PAUL SCHNEIDERConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE EFFORTS OF FOUR COOK COUNTY FOREST PRESERVE EMPLOYEES, ANDRES BADILLO, FRANK RAYMOND, JEFF SCHERER AND ALVIN JOSEPH FOR THEIR COMMITMENT AND DEDICATION TO THE LIFE OF PAUL SCHNEIDER WHEREAS, in the midst of dire emergency, a 911 emergency dispatch was called by Cook County Forest Preserve District employee Alvin Joseph, urging responders to immediately act; and WHEREAS, Alvin Joseph waited for and directed the paramedics to the house of Helen Schneider, where Paul Schneider was visiting his mother when he lost consciousness; and WHEREAS, in the spirit of compassion, the other three Cook County Forest Preserve employees, Andres Badillo, Frank Raymond, Jeff Scherer immediately began performing CPR, forcing air into Paul’s lungs and performing chest compressions until the ambulance arrived; and WHEREAS, these four gentlemen who were willing to get involved when an emergency arose during their work day, should be honored for going above and beyond their job requirements; and WHEREAS, Andres Badillo, Frank Raymond, Jeff Scherer andapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0584 1 PROPOSED COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT, SALARY SCHEDULE, WAGE ADJUSTMENTS AND HEALTHCARE PLAN RESOLUTIONResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION PROPOSED COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT, SALARY SCHEDULE, WAGE ADJUSTMENTS AND HEALTHCARE PLAN RESOLUTION 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 Collective Bargaining Agreement Salary Schedule and wage adjustments, as well as healthcare revisions, for the period of January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2017 covering various employees in the Maintenance and Resource Management Departments of the Forest Preserve Preserves of Cook County (the “Preserves”) have been negotiated between the Preserves and Teamsters Local 700; and WHEREAS, the general increases, wage adjustments and nominal signing bonuses that have been negotiated are reflected in the Salary Schedule and are included in the Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiated between the Preserves and Teamsters Local 700; and WHEREAS, the revisions to the current health care plan that have been negotiated are included in the Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiatreferPass Action details Video Video
15-0618 1 ORGAN DONOR LEAVE POLICYResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ORGAN DONOR LEAVE POLICY WHEREAS, the need for potentially life-saving organ and bone marrow transplants far exceeds the supply; and WHEREAS, the State of Illinois has recognized the importance of organ donation by providing the opportunity for paid leave to State employees who donate an organ or bone marrow; and WHEREAS, like Illinois, many other jurisdictions have attempted to offset the incidental costs associated with donation and protect employees from retaliation for taking leave to donate an organ by passing legislation providing job-protected, paid leave to employees who donate organs or bone marrow; and WHEREAS, the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Preserves”) currently does not provide job-protected, paid leave for the purpose of organ or bone marrow donation, necessitating employees to use their accrued sick and vacation leave or take unpaid personal leave, if eligible; and WHEREAS, in order to offset the incidental costs associated with donation and to protect employees from retaliation for taking a leave of absence to donatapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0628 1 Illinois Association of Park Districts, Arnold L. Randall, Annual Business Meeting DelegateAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Arnold L. Randall Position: Annual Business Meeting Delegate With Eileen Figel and Cathy Geraghty as Back-Up Delegates Department/Board/Commission: Illinois Association of Park Districts Effective date: 1/30/2016 Expiration date: Until reappointed or successor is appointedreferPass Action details Video Video
15-0596 1 Procurement Card Usage Audit of the Forest Preserve District of Cook CountyReportREPORT Department: Office of the County Auditor Request: Refer to Audit Committee Report Title: Procurement Card Usage Audit of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Report Period: For the period February 2014 - February 2015 Summary: The purpose of the audit was to evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls over procurement card usage.referPass Action details Video Video
15-0602 1 Patson Inc., DBA TransChicago Truck Group, Elmhurst, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Facilities and Fleet Vendor: Patson Inc., DBA TransChicago Truck Group, Elmhurst, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (FPDCC) to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): 2016 4 X 2 Diesel Powered Cab/Chassis Truck with Platform Bodies and Log Grapples Contract Value: $200,032.00 Contract period: 1/14/2011 - 1/13/2016 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2015 $200,032.00 Accounts: Vehicles and Trucks, 26-6625 Contract Number(s): City of Chicago Contract #23824 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: This request is for the purchase of one (1) 4 x 2 Diesel-Powered Cab/Chassis Truck with Platform Bodies and Log Grapples for the Resource Management Department. This truck will be used for operational purposes relating to Forestry. The Forest Preserve District plans to use the City of Chicago conapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0603 1 Morton Salt, Inc., Chicago, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Facilities and Fleet Maintenance Vendor: Morton Salt, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend and increase the contract Good(s) or Service(s): Rock salt and de-icing materials Original Contract Period: 10/1/2011 - 9/30/2013 Board Authorized Proposed Contract Period Extension: 11/17/2015 - 9/30/2016 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $284,000.00 Original Approval: 9/8/11, $131,000.00 Previous Administrative Increase(s): 11/01/2013, $13,000.00 Previous Board Extension(s) and Increase(s): 12/3/2013 Board Authorized, $65,000.00; Extension from 10/1/2013 - 9/30/2014. 11/18/2014 Board Authorized, $75,000.00 - Extension from 10/1/2014 - 9/30/2015 Previous Administrative Extension(s): 10/1/2015 - 11/16/2015 This Increase Requested: $100,000.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2015 $50,000.00, FY 2016 $50,000.00 Accounts: Chemical Supplies, 01-6330 Contract Number(s): 11-53-106CC Concurrences: The Chief FinanapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0605 1 AMEC Environmental & Infrastructure, Chicago, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning and Development Vendor: AMEC Environmental & Infrastructure, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Program Management/Owner’s Representative Service for Capital Improvement Landscape/Civil Engineering Program Original Contract Period: Three (3) years from effective date of signed Agreement. 12/5/2012 - 12/4/2015 Proposed Contract Period Extension: One (1) year extension from 12/5/2015 through 12/4/2016 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $892,560.00 Original Approval: 12/5/2012, $892,560.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: General Consulting Services Accounts, 52-6740, 54-6740 and 55-6740 Contract Number(s): 12-80-61 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): DistrictwidapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0606 1 ew design and construction management services totaling $25,000.00 or lessContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning and Development Vendor: The pool of pre-qualified consultants is listed in the back-up Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to extend contract and to use pool for new design and construction management services totaling $25,000.00 or less. Good(s) or Service(s): Architectural and engineering services Original Contract Period: 12/5/2012 - 12/4/2015 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 12/5/2015 - 12/4/2016 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: N/A Original Approval: 12/5/2012 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Contract Number(s): 12-80-59 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): Various Summary: A pre-qualified pool of architectural and engineering design firms executed term agreements for an oriapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0607 1 Homer Environmental, LLC, Lockport, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Resource Management Vendor: Homer Environmental, LLC, Lockport, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Restoration at Cranberry Slough Nature Preserve Contract Value: $1,120,838.00 Contract period: Sixty (60) months from date of execution Estimated Fiscal Impact: $1,120,838.00 Accounts: Habitat Mitigation, 10-6750 and Habitat Restoration, 09-6750 Contract Number(s): 15-31-112 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): 17 Summary: Contract #15-31-112 consists of the large-scale restoration of approximately 366 acres at Cranberry Slough Nature Preserve, providing targeted brush removal and control of invasive species in prioritized zones within the Nature Preserve and adjoining sites. The Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Preserves”) assembled a review panel compapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0612 1 Fox & Fox Architects, Chicago, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning and Development Vendor: Fox & Fox Architects, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to increase a previously executed contract Good(s) or Service(s): Professional Services Original Contract Period: 8/16/2013-8/15/2015, Board approved extension on 6/9/2015 from 8/16/2015 - 12/5/2015 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 12/6/2015 - 12/4/2016 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $280,151.00 Original Approval: 7/16/2013, $149,851.00 Previous Increase(s): (11/4/2013, $8.000.00) (4/8/2014, $55,300.00) (6/9/2015, $67,000.00) This Increase Requested: $35,000.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: $35,000.00 Accounts: General Consulting Services, 25-6740, 51-6740, 54-6740 and 55-6740 Contract Number(s): Task Order 13-80-01-7R1D 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): 9 SummarapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0613 1 Waste Management of Illinois, Inc.License RequestPROPOSED LICENSE REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”), as Licensor to grant a License to Waste Management of Illinois, Inc. (“WMI”), Grantee, to locate, operate and maintain one additional groundwater monitoring well along Doty Avenue at the Beaubien Woods Forest Preserve. The groundwater monitoring wells are required by the Illinois EPA to ensure that the groundwater quality is not affected by the nearby landfills. This additional well is part of a network to surround the existing landfill and will monitor a groundwater zone that is disconnected from the previously approved two wells along Doty Avenue. Term: Ten (10) Years License Fee: $3,500.00 License Application Fee: $1,000.00 YELAR Fee: $3,500.00 Total one-time upfront fee of $8,000.00 for the term of the License (Sec. 5-2A-4 and 5-2B-4) Tree Mitigation Fee: None The area of the License is: 80 Square Feet or 0.002 Acre Concurrence(s): The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. Grantee has metreferPass Action details Video Video
15-0615 1 Constellation Energy Services, Chicago, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Facilities and Fleet Maintenance Vendor: Constellation Energy Services, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Delivery of Districtwide Electricity Contract Value: $675,000.00 Contract period: 11/20/2015 - 12/31/2018 with two (2) one (1) year renewal options Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2016 $225,000.00 FY 2017 $225,000.00, FY 2018 $225,000.00 Accounts: Electricity and Natural Gas, 01-6400 Contract Number(s): 1428-13749 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: Participating in Cook County’s contract with Constellation Energy Services, Inc. approved by the County Board on 4/29/2015 to supply and deliver electricity at designated locations. Request for Proposals procedures were followed in accordance with the Procurement code. ConstellatiapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0617 1 BCR Automotive Group LLC DBA Roesch Ford, Bensenville, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Facilities and Fleet Vendor: BCR Automotive Group LLC DBA Roesch Ford, Bensenville, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): One (1) 2016 Ford T350 Transit Fifteen Passenger Van and Four (4) 2016 Ford T350 Transit Cargo Vans Contract Value: $184,108.30 Contract period: 5/29/2015 - 05/29/2018 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2015 $184,108.30 Accounts: Vehicles and Trucks, 01-6625 Contract Number(s): C15FT101622748 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: Facilities and Fleet is requesting to purchase One (1) Fifteen Passenger 2016 Ford T350 Transit Van and Four (4) 2016 Ford T350 Transit Cargo Vans for the needs of the Facilities and Fleet Department. The Facilities and Fleet Department will be a participant in the CTA contract C15FT101622748 toapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0620 1 Openlands, Chicago, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Resource Management Vendor: Openlands, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Large-scale restoration services at Deer Grove West, to be funded through the O’Hare Modernization Mitigation Account Contract Value: No financial impact Contract period: Sixty (60) months from notice to proceed Estimated Fiscal Impact: $0.00 Accounts: N/A Contract Number(s): N/A Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): 14 Summary: On 2/11/2015, the Board of Commissioners approved the development of a large-scale management and monitoring plan to facilitate restoration of valuable remnant wetland communities and the surrounding watershed at Deer Grove West. The Project will be funded via the O’Hare Modernization Mitigation Account (OMMA), which provides mitigation of off-site wetland impacts associated with the airport expansion under the O’Hare Modernization Program.approvePass Action details Video Video
15-0621 1 The Nature ConservancyPartnership AgreementPROPOSED PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT Request: requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to enter into a Partnership Agreement with The Nature Conservancy (“TNC”). Reason: Prescribed burning is a key natural resource management tool utilized across the Preserves’ 69,000 acres to restore and maintain healthy regional ecosystems and combat threats to biodiversity posed by invasive species. The Forest Preserves of Cook County and The Nature Conservancy seek to enter into a Partnership Agreement to collaborate on wildland fire management activities on District holdings. The Preserves and TNC stand to mutually benefit from the experiences and interagency training opportunities provided by this partnership. The Nature Conservancy is a leading non-profit environmental conservation agency which has been involved in regional and global conservation efforts since 1951. This partnership advances the goals of the Next Century Conservation Plan. Contract period: Sixty (60) months from date of execution Fiscal Impact: None AccountapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0622 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 Compiled Statutes Annotated Contract Value: $71,964.34 Contract period: 10/1/2014, retroactively - 9/30/2017 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY2014 -$5,964.34, FY2015 - $24,000, FY2016 - $24,000, and FY2017-$18,000 Accounts: Dues & Subscriptions, 01-6258; Legal & Court Fees, 11-6540 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. Attorneys and paralegals have access to over 7,000 legal education courses with varied content. The Preserves’ Legal Department receives a 50% discount on the West IllinoiapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0629 1 Clarity Partners LLC, Chicago, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Permits, Concessions and Volunteer Resources Vendor: Clarity Partners LLC, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend and increase this contract Good(s) or Service(s): Consultant services to facilitate the enhancement of the electronic permitting system Activenet. Original Contract Period: 8/13/2013 - 12/31/2015 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/1/2016-12/31/2016 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $150,000.00 Original Approval: Board Approval Date 8/13/2013, $50,000.00 Previous Increase(s): Board Approval Date 2/18/2014, $100,000.00 This Increase Requested: Not to exceed $54,000.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2016 $54,000.00 Accounts: Permit Contractual Services, 01-6250 Contract Number(s): 13-53-404A 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 SummapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0634 1 Harris Computer Systems, Libertyville, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Finance and Administration Vendor: Harris Computer Systems, Libertyville, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Municipal and financial software upgrades Original Contract Period: 7/11/2012 - 6/30/2013 Previous Contract Period Extension(s): 8/30/2013 - 9/30/2015 approved on 2/18/2014 and a sixty (60) day extension granted by the Purchasing Agent on 9/30/2015 from 10/1/2015 - 11/30/2015. Proposed Contract Period Extension: 12/1/2015 - 11/30/2017 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $170,000.00 Original Approval: 7/11/2012, $100,000.00 Previous Increase(s): Purchasing Agent Administrative Increase on 4/29/2013, $10,000.00. Board Approved Increase on 2/18/2014 for $60,000.00 This Increase Requested: $70,000.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2016 $35,000.00 2017 $35,000.00 Accounts: Other Professional Services, 01-6217 Contract Number(s): 13-20-2001 Concurrences: The Chief FapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0636 1 Ask Reply, Inc. d/b/a B2GNow, Phoenix, ArizonaContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Finance and Administration Vendor: Ask Reply, Inc. d/b/a B2GNow, Phoenix, Arizona Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Diversity Management Monitoring System Contract Value: $71,575.00 Contract period: 1/1/2016 - 12/31/2018 With two (2) one (1) year option renewals Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2016 $23,858.33, FY 2017 $23,858.33 and FY 2018 $23,858.34 Accounts: Other Professional Services, 01-6217 Contract Number(s): 15-20-002 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: This contract is in participation with Cook County’s contract that was approved on 7/29/2015. This is a web-based solution that facilitates effective Minority Business Enterprise/Womens Business Enterprise compliance monitoring on construction, goods and services and professional services approvePass Action details Video Video
15-0640 1 Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, Chicago, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Finance and Administration Vendor: Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Auditing and reporting services Original Contract Period: 11/15/2012 - 11/14/2015 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 11/17/2015 - 11/16/2017 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $177,900.00 Original Approval: 11/15/2012, $177,900.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $132,760.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2016 $65,400.00 FY 2017 $67,360.00 Accounts: Annual Reports/Audit, 01-6215 Contract Number(s): 12-20-130 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: This contract provides for auditing and reporting of government financial statement services for fiscal years 2016 and approvePass Action details Video Video
15-0646 1 Procurements and Disbursements Report 9/1/2015 - 9/30/2015ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Procurements and Disbursements Report Report Period: 9/1/2015 - 9/30/2015 Summary: Submitting the Procurements and Disbursements Report for the period of September 2015. 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 Video Video
15-0651 1 Chicago Zoological Society MBE/WBE Bond Expenditure ReportReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Submitting Report for the Contract Compliance Committee Report Title: Chicago Zoological Society MBE/WBE Bond Expenditure Report Report Period: 12/31/2012 - 6/30/2015 Summary: Submitting report for referral to the Contract Compliance CommitteereferPass Action details Video Video
15-0652 1 Forest Preserve District MBE/WBE Expenditure Report 1/1/2015 - 6/30/2015ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Submitting Report for the Contract Compliance Committee Report Title: Forest Preserve District MBE/WBE Expenditure Report Report Period: 1/1/2015 - 6/30/2015 Summary: Submitting report for referral to the Contract Compliance CommitteereferPass Action details Video Video
15-0623 1 Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar - 11/17/2015 - 12/15/2015Miscellaneous Item of BusinessPROPOSED MISCELLANEOUS ITEM OF BUSINESS Department: Department of Conservation and Experiential Programming Summary: Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar - 11/17/2015 - 12/15/2015 Tomorrow! Wednesday, 11/18; 4 - 6 pm Archery 101, Dan Ryan Woods, Grove 5, 87th and Western, Chicago Relax and refocus after school or work. Instruction provided for ages 10 and up. Archery equipment is provided for all programs. Call 312-533-5751 for more information or to reserve a spot. Thursday, 11/19; 4 - 7 pm Green Holiday DIY, Cummings Square, 536 N Harlem Ave, River Forest Learn to green up your holiday gifting, wrapping and decor. We’ll have supplies on hand, but bring any items you’d like to transform into something new. This monthly series explores nature, art and more. For more information, call 312-415-2970 or email experience.nature@cookcountyil.gov. Saturdays, 11/21 & 28 and Sundays, 11/22 & 29; 9 am - Noon Ecological Restoration, Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont Invasive shrubs threaten our native plant populations. Help protect the woodlands by helpinreceive and filedPass Action details Video Video
15-0656 1 JOURNAL OF PROCEEDINGS 10/6/2015Journal of ProceedingsJOURNAL OF PROCEEDINGS SECRETARY TO THE BOARD, Matthew B. DeLeon, presented in printed form a record of the Journal of Proceedings of the regularl meeting held on 10/6/2015.approvePass Action details Video Video
15-0657 1 JOURNAL OF PROCEEDINGS 10/28/2015Journal of ProceedingsJOURNAL OF PROCEEDINGS SECRETARY TO THE BOARD, Matthew B. DeLeon, presented in printed form a record of the Journal of Proceedings of the special meeting held on 10/28/2015.approvePass Action details Video Video
15-0650 1 Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -10/06/2015Recommendation of the Finance Subcommittee (Litigation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -10/06/2015 The Finance Subcommittee on Litigation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval: Proposed Settlements Approved Fiscal Year 2015 to Present: $40,316.17 Proposed Settlements to Be Approved: $2,557.92 Legal Fees Approved Fiscal Year 2015 to Present: $555,311.67 Legal Fees for 10/06/2015 to Be Approved: $95,132.72approvePass Action details Video Video
15-0653 1 Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation -11/17/2015Recommendation of the Finance Subcomittee (Workers' Compensation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (WORKERS’ COMPENSATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation -11/17/2015 The Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ Compensation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval: Workers’ Compensation Claims approved Fiscal Year 2015 to present: $200,682.00 Workers’ Compensation Claims to Be Approved: $34,581.48approvePass Action details Video Video
15-0635 1 Chicago Commercial Construction, Chicago, IllinoisDisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Action: Disbursement Approval Payee: Chicago Commercial Construction, Chicago, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Fiscal Impact: $228,658.40 Accounts: 25-6760, Recreation (Landscape Improvements) Contract Number(s): 13-80-02-08C1 District(s): 6 and 16 Summary: New Picnic Shelters at Rubio Woods and the Chicago Portage SiteapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0637 1 Chicago Commercial Construction, Chicago, IllinoisDisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Action: Disbursement Approval Payee: Chicago Commercial Construction, Chicago, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Fiscal Impact: $251,587.21 Accounts: 25-6770, Site Amenities Contract Number(s): 13-80-02-15C2 District(s): 13 Summary: Chick Evans Parking Lot ImprovementsapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0638 1 AGAE Contractors Inc., Chicago, IllinoisDisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Action: Disbursement Approval Payee: AGAE Contractors Inc., Chicago, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Fiscal Impact: $162,048.35 Accounts: 25-6710, Building Account Contract Number(s): 13-80-01-G2R1 District(s): 6 and 11 Summary: Life Safety, ADA & Locker Room Upgrades at Skokie R.M.H.Q., Glen Grove Equestrian Center and North Branch Maintenance H.Q.approvePass Action details Video Video
15-0639 1 Burling Builders, Chicago, IllinoisDisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Action: Disbursement Approval Payee: Burling Builders, Chicago, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Fiscal Impact: $307,196.02 Accounts: Building Account, 25-6710 Contract Number(s): 13-80-01-G3R1 & G3R2 District(s): 6, 16 and 17 Summary: New Metal Buildings at Various Sites, locations include: Thorn Creek Maintenance Division HQ, Palos Trail HQ, Central Maintenance Facilities Addition & Central Maintenance Facilities Vehicle Storage BuildingapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0641 1 Plata Corporation, Chicago, IllinoisDisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Action: Disbursement Approval Payee: Plata Corporation, Chicago, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Fiscal Impact: $254,301.44 Accounts: 25-6710, Building Account Contract Number(s): 13-80-01-G7R1 District(s): 9 Summary: General Headquarters Elevator Addition and RenovationsapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0642 1 Old Veteran Construction Inc, Chicago, IllinoisDisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Action: Disbursement Approval Payee: Old Veteran Construction Inc, Chicago, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Fiscal Impact: $304,957.59 Accounts: 25-6730, Camp Account Contract Number(s): 13-80-03-004C District(s): 14 Summary: Camp Reinberg DevelopmentapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0643 1 Cornerstone Contracting, Inc., Elk Grove Village, IllinoisDisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Action: Disbursement Approval Payee: Cornerstone Contracting, Inc., Elk Grove Village, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Fiscal Impact: $574,528.20 Accounts: 25-6730, Camp Account Contract Number(s): 13-80-03-006C District(s): 17 Summary: Camp Bullfrog and Maple Lake DevelopmentapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0654 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: $269,327.88 Accounts: Camp Account, 25-6730 Contract Number(s): 13-80-03-007C District(s): 6 Summary: Camp Sullivan Family Development - Phase 2approvePass Action details Video Video
15-0647 1 All-Bry Construction Company, Burr Ridge, IllinoisDisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Action: Disbursement Approval Payee: All-Bry Construction Company, Burr Ridge, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Fiscal Impact: $473,568.11 Accounts: Camp Account, 25-6730 Contract Number(s): 13-80-03-009C District(s): 6 Summary: Camp Sullivan Barn Phase 3approvePass Action details Video Video
15-0645 1 Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expenditures Report Period: 9/1/2015 - 9/30/2015ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expenditures Report Period: 9/1/2015 - 9/30/2015 Summary: Detailed Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expendituresreceive and filedPass Action details Video Video
15-0664 1  ReportREPORT Department: LARRY SUFFREDIN, County Commissioner Request: Receive and File Report Title: 2015 Forest Preserve Permit Users Survey Summary Report Report Period: 6/1/2015 - 10/4/2015 Summary: 2015 Forest Preserve Permit Users Survey Summary Report I. Overall Information Purpose To conduct an informal survey of constituents using the Forest Preserves in the 13th District for picnics in order to measure user satisfaction and identify needed Forest Preserve improvements. Survey Goal The goal was to collect and summarize a wide range of data spanning the 2015 picnic season. Surveys were conducted with people holding permits from June 1, 2015 to October 4, 2015. Target Audience Oral surveys were administered to people with valid picnic permits for groves located in preserves in the 13th District. Methods for Conducting Surveys Surveys were conducted over the phone. More than 400 calls were initiated for surveys with most people declining or unavailable to participate, but most of those surveyed expressed a positive experience. Sureceive and filedPass Action details Not available