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Meeting Name: FPD Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/12/2016 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
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Attachments: 4-12-16 fpdconsent calendar agenda.pdf
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16-0158 1 AN ORDINANCE TO CREATE A FOREST PRESERVE NEAR TAMPIER LAKEOrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE AN ORDINANCE TO CREATE A FOREST PRESERVE NEAR TAMPIER LAKE AN ORDINANCE CREATING A FOREST PRESERVE in part of Section 5, Township 36 North, Range 12, East of the Third Principal Meridian, all in Cook County, Illinois near Tampier Lake in District 17. WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Illinois (the “District”), pursuant to the statutes in such case made and provided, has from time to time acquired by purchase, condemnation, gift, grant, devise, or otherwise, lands necessary and desirable for District purposes containing one or more natural forests or parts thereof, or lands connecting such forests or parts thereof, or lands capable of being reforested for the purpose of protecting and preserving the flora, fauna, and scenic beauties within the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Illinois, and to restore, restock, protect, and preserve the natural forests and said lands together with their flora and fauna, as nearly as may be, in their natural state and condition, for the purpose of the education, pleasure, asuspend the rulesPass Action details Video Video
16-0158 1 AN ORDINANCE TO CREATE A FOREST PRESERVE NEAR TAMPIER LAKEOrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE AN ORDINANCE TO CREATE A FOREST PRESERVE NEAR TAMPIER LAKE AN ORDINANCE CREATING A FOREST PRESERVE in part of Section 5, Township 36 North, Range 12, East of the Third Principal Meridian, all in Cook County, Illinois near Tampier Lake in District 17. WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Illinois (the “District”), pursuant to the statutes in such case made and provided, has from time to time acquired by purchase, condemnation, gift, grant, devise, or otherwise, lands necessary and desirable for District purposes containing one or more natural forests or parts thereof, or lands connecting such forests or parts thereof, or lands capable of being reforested for the purpose of protecting and preserving the flora, fauna, and scenic beauties within the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Illinois, and to restore, restock, protect, and preserve the natural forests and said lands together with their flora and fauna, as nearly as may be, in their natural state and condition, for the purpose of the education, pleasure, aapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0070 1 Chicago Commercial Construction, Chicago, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning and Development Vendor: Chicago Commercial Construction, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Deer Grove and Tinley Creek Outdoor Interpretation Original Contract Period: 2/20/2015 - 2/15/2016, Administrative Extension; Sixty (60) calendar day extension days granted by the Purchasing Agent (2/16/2016 - 4/16/2016) Proposed Contract Period Extension: Two hundred and fifty eighty (258) day extension (4/17/2016 - 12/31/2016) Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $836,289.65 Original Approval: 1/20/2015, $836,289.65 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: Recreation Landscape Accounts, 25-6760, 51-6760, 52-6760, 54-6760 and 55-6760 Contract Number(s): 13-80-02-05C4-R Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise OrdinanceapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0159 1  Sale or Purchase of Real EstatePROPOSED SALE OR PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE (Related to Board Agenda Item 16-0158) Department(s): Legal Department Other Part(ies): Owners of Record Request: It is respectfully requested that this proposed purchase be approved. Description of Real Estate: 13541 South 110th Avenue, Unincorporated Orland Township, Cook County, Illinois Section: NA Parcel(s): PIN: 27-05-101-015-0000 The West 215.40 feet of the West 1/2 of the South 325.00 feet of the North 650.0 feet of that part of the Northeast 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4 of Section 5, Township 36 North, Range 12, East of the Third Principal Meridian in Cook County, Illinois. Fiscal Impact: Approximately $295,000.00 including closing costs Accounts: 25-6800, Land Acquisition District(s): 17 Summary: The Forest Preserve District (the “District”) has identified a parcel of land for acquisition that would add to the District’s current holdings near Tampier Lake (the “Property”). The Property, commonly known as 13541 South 110th Avenue, Unincorporated Cook County, Illinois, consists of approximatapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0160 1 Outlook/GMA JV, Chicago, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning and Development Vendor: Outlook/GMA JV, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend a previously executed contract Good(s) or Service(s): Construction services to replace roofs at Joe Louis Golf Course and Burnham Woods Golf Course Original Contract Period: 11/16/2015 - 2/14/2016. Administrative Extension (2/15/2016 - 4/14/2016) Proposed Contract Period Extension: One hundred eighty (180) calendar day extension (4/15/2016 - 10/13/2016) Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $373,386.00 Original Approval: 7/21/2015, $373,386.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: Building Accounts 25-6710, 26-6710, 52-6710, 54-6710, 55-6710, 56-6710 and 09-6710 Contract Number(s): 13-80-01-G6R2 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance Provisions. approvePass Action details Video Video
16-0161 1 Plata Corporation, Chicago, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning and Development Vendor: Plata Corporation, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend a previously executed contract Good(s) or Service(s): Construction services for the addition to the General Headquarters and related site improvements. Original Contract Period: 10/3/2014 - 8/14/2015, Administrative Extension (8/15/2015 - 10/13/2015, Board Extension 10/6/2015 (10/14/2015 - 4/13/2016) Proposed Contract Period Extension: One hundred eighty (180) calendar day extension (4/14/2016 - 10/11/2016) Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $2,586,885.51 Original Approval: 7/22/2014, $2,586,885.51 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: Building Accounts 25-6710, 26-6710, 52-6710, 54-6710, 55-6710, 56-6710 and 09-6710 Contract Number(s): 13-80-01-G7R1 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the MapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0171 1 Procurements and Disbursements Report 2/1/2016 - 2/29/2016ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Procurements and Disbursements Report Report Period: 2/1/2016 - 2/29/2016 Summary: Submitting the Procurements and Disbursements Report for the period of February 2016. This report is to be received and filed in compliance with Section 1-8-(BB) of the District’s Code of Ordinances.receive and filedPass Action details Video Video
16-0177 1 Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (“MWRD”) and the City of Palos Heights (“the City”)Intergovernmental AgreementSUBSTITUTE TO ITEM 16-0177 PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Planning & Development Other Part(ies): Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (“MWRD”) and the City of Palos Heights (“the City”) Request: Authorize the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement (“IGA”) with MWRD and the City to construct, operate and maintain modifications to the existing Arrowhead Lake, dam embankment, and paved bike trail. Goods or Services: MWRD will construct the modifications at its sole cost and expense and maintain the vegetative improvements for at least two growing seasons. The City, at its sole cost and expense, shall maintain and operate the flood control improvements built as part of the project. The Preserves will maintain the vegetative improvements and path improvements. As required by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (“IDNR”), the Preserves shall provide a right of access or easement to IDNR. Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: The agreement becomes effereferPass Action details Video Video
16-0169 1 Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar, 4/13/2016 - 5/10/2016Miscellaneous Item of BusinessPROPOSED MISCELLANEOUS ITEM OF BUSINESS Department: Conservation and Experiential Programming Summary: Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar, 4/13/2016 - 5/10/2016 Saturdays in April and Sundays in May; 10 am Canyon Tours, Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont Sagawau Canyon will highlight the geology of Northeastern Illinois. Hike is over rough terrain, and wading through a stream is necessary. Registration in person or by phone, starts the Monday prior to the program date. No groups. Space is limited. Friday - Sunday, 4/15 - 4/17; 10 am - 5 pm Antiques Garden & Design Show; Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe Come shop for the best in classical and contemporary garden furnishings, botanical art, and home and garden design. Admission fee applies. Saturday, 4/16; 9 am - Noon Swallow Cliff Stairs (North entrance), IL Rt 83 (Cal Sag Rd) & US Rt 45, Palos Park Spring into action and refresh the senses! Reap the benefits of exercising outside in nature. Warm up your morning with a relaxing yoga session or an energetic workout. Get tips on nutrition to supplemreceive and filedPass Action details Video Video
15-0708 2 A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF VETERAN MEMORIALS HONORING THOSE WHO FOUGHT AND DIED IN OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, AND OPERATION NEW DAWNResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF VETERAN MEMORIALS HONORING THOSE WHO FOUGHT AND DIED IN OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, AND OPERATION NEW DAWN WHEREAS, the freedoms we enjoy as Americans have been demonstrated through the patriotic commitment and sacrifice of many veterans from Cook County; and WHEREAS, Cook County veterans are owed a great debt of gratitude for serving in defense of this nation; and WHEREAS, the sacrifices of our veterans have to often ended in permanent injury or death, yet their spirit remains in the continued promise and perseverance of liberty for all the oppressed individuals throughout our world; and WHEREAS, over 2 million members of the United States Armed Forces have been deployed to warzones since the commencement of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation New Dawn; and WHEREAS, many have been deployed for multiple tours of duty. More than 5,500 troops have been killed while serving in Iraq or Afghanistan, and tens of thousands have been seriously wounded iapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0112 1 MCI Metro Access Transmission Services, LLCLicense RequestPROPOSED LICENSE REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”), as Licensor to grant a License to MCI Metro Access Transmission Services, LLC, Grantee, to locate, operate and maintain a 4-inch conduit for fiber optic cable. The conduit was planned for installation within the right of way for Roselle Road; however a post construction survey showed that part of the line had been installed underground on Forest Preserve property. Term: Ten (10) Years License Fee: $28,041.32 License Application Fee: $1,000.00 YELAR Fee: $3,600.00 Total one-time upfront fee of $32,641.32 for the term of the License (Sec. 5-2A-4 and 5-2B-4) Tree Mitigation Fee: None The area of the License is: 0.39 Acre(s) 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 Preserve District of Cook County (“the preserves”) staff has reviewed this license application and plans and have found them to be approvePass Action details Not available
16-0113 1 Wide Open West d/b/a WOW!License RequestPROPOSED LICENSE REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”), as Licensor to grant a License to Wide Open West d/b/a WOW!, Grantee, to locate, operate and maintain two 1.5-inch conduits for fiber optic line along the south side of 31st Street from LaGrange Road to 140 feet west of Brainard Ave. The conduits will be installed by directional bore within the south right of way of 31st Street. Term: Ten (10) Years License Fee: $17,355.37 License Application Fee: $1,000.00 YELAR Fee: $3,600.00 Total one-time upfront fee of $21,955.37 for the term of the License (Sec. 5-2A-4 and 5-2B-4) Tree Mitigation Fee: None The area of the License is: 0.24 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 Preserve District of Cook County (“the preserves”) staff has reviewed this license application and plans and has found them to be acceptable; therefore, it is recommendeapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0166 1 RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -03/22/2016Recommendation of the Finance Subcommittee (Litigation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -3/22/2016 The Finance Subcommittee on Litigation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval: Proposed Settlements Approved Fiscal Year 2016 to Present: $341,945.10 Proposed Settlements to Be Approved: $0.00 Legal Fees Approved Fiscal Year 2016 to Present: $327,099.65 Legal Fees for 3/22/2016 to Be Approved: $98,277.91approvePass Action details Not available
16-0162 1 Matthew Paving, Inc.Bid RecommendationPROPOSED BID RECOMMENDATION Presented by: ARNOLD RANDALL, GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT Department: Planning and Development Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves District of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to enter into a contract with Matthew Paving, Inc. for parking lot patching, ADA improvements, culvert installation and drainage repairs at Bemis Woods South in Western Springs, Illinois and drainage repairs at Cermak Aquatic Center in Lyons, Illinois. Reason: Contract 16-80-01 Drainage and Pavement Repairs. The work includes, but is not limited to, hot mix asphalt pavement patching at the existing parking lot, culvert installation, ADA compliant ramps installation, pavement marking and handicap signage installation at Bemis Woods South and drainage repairs at Cermak Quarry and other related work as specified in the plans & specifications. Bid Opening Date: 3/23/16 Bid Results: Firm Base Bid 1. Matthew Paving Inc. $171,246.38 2. Chicagoland Paving Contractors $174,900.00 3. Crowley Sheppard $191,734.58 4. J & R 1st inapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0170 1 Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expenditures 2/1/2016 - 2/29/2016ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expenditures Report Period: 2/1/2016 - 2/29/2016 Summary: Detailed Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expenditures for February 2016.receive and filedPass Action details Not available
15-0237 1 FOREST PRESERVE FEE SCHEDULE Aerial Adventure & Zipline Course.Ordinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT FOREST PRESERVE FEE SCHEDULE Amending the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Code of Ordinances to add a fee schedule for the new Aerial Adventure & Zipline Course. BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that 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 *** AERIAL ADVENTURE COURSE AND ZIPLINE FEES Tree Top Adventure Course: $57.00 (Adult Ages 16+) and $37.00 (Child Ages 10-15) Tree Top Junior Course: $27.00 (All Ages) Stand Alone Zipline: $12.00 (All Ages) *Nonprofit organizations with proper documentation may qualify for a reduced rate of 30% on designated charges. *A reduction of 30% applies toward the last two weeks of April and for the first two weeks of November. Effective date: This ordinance shall be in effect immediately upon adoptionapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0107 2 GLEN GROVE EQUESTRIAN CENTER FEESOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT FOREST PRESERVE FEE SCHEDULE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that 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 *** GLEN GROVE EQUESTRIAN CENTER FEES* EQUESTRIAN LESSON FEES Private Rate: $45.00/Half Hour Semi Private Rate: $40.00/Half Hour Group Rate: $60.00/Hour Special Advanced Jumping Rate: $75.00/Half Hour EQUESTRIAN BOARDING FEES Front Barn Stall: $725.00/Month Large Barn Stall: $760.00/Month Grooming Packages: $100.00-$175.00/Month MONTHLY LESSON PACKAGES FOR EQUESTRIAN BOARDERS Two Lessons or Training Riders Per Week: $350.00 Three Lessons or Training Rides Per Week: $510.00 Four Lessons or Training Rides Per Week: $690.00 Unlimited Training and/or Training Rides Per Week: $800.00 *Fees listed above represent not to exceed fees that Glen Grove may charge during the season of operation. *** Effective date: This ordinance shall be in effecapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0132 1 Aquatic Center FeesOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT (Related to Item: 16-0129) FEE SCHEDULE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners that Title 7, Chapter 1, Section 7-1-1 of the Cook County Forest Preserve District Code is hereby amended as follows: 7-1-1: FEE SCHEDULE *** Pool Fee Child 3 12 Years Old $4.00 Adult $6.00 Season Pass (Family-Up to four (4) Members) $150.00 Additional $35.00 Season Pass (Individual) $40.00 Aquatic Center Fees* Child 3 - 12 Years Old $5.00 Adult $7.00 Season Pass (Family-Up to Four (4) Members) $158.00 Season Pass (Family-Up to Five (5) Members) $189.00 Season Pass (Family-Six (6) or More) $220.00 Season Pass (Individual) $42.00 *Additional programs with fees may be added with approval of the General Superintendent and published via the District's website. *** Effective date: This ordinance shall be in effect immediately upon adoption.approvePass Action details Not available
16-0174 1 JOURNAL OF PROCEEDINGS meeting held on 3/22/2016.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 3/22/2016.approvePass Action details Not available
16-0173 1 RECOGNIZING 12 YEARS OF SERVICE BY DICK RINER, SITE STEWARD OF BARTEL GRASSLANDSConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING 12 YEARS OF SERVICE BY DICK RINER, SITE STEWARD OF BARTEL GRASSLANDS WHEREAS, Dick Riner played an instrumental role in building community support for the 640 acre, one square mile, Bartel Grassland and helped to establish the Bartel Grassland Volunteers who guide and support the restoration and monitoring of this site; and WHEREAS, Dick Riner’s creativity, positive attitude and nuanced understanding of complex ecosystems have made him a natural leader in local restoration and outreach efforts; and WHEREAS, Dick Riner, a retired elementary school teacher, brought his love of teaching to each and every volunteer day at Bartel Grasslands and introduced hundreds of children from all backgrounds to the incredible nature of the Forest Preserves of Cook County; and WHEREAS, Dick Riner inspires countless people to take a closer look at nature, at birds, at prairies, and at what each of us can do to heal the environment; and WHEREAS, Dick and Peggy Riner “The Mad Baker of Bartel” have welcomed countless individuals and groups to Bartel GrasapprovePass Action details Not available