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Meeting Name: FPD Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/15/2016 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
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16-0388 1  Ordinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT PUBLIC UTILITIES BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Title 5, Public Utilities, Chapter 2, Franchises, Sections 5-2A-1, 5-2A-2, 5-2A-4, 5-2A-6, 5-2A-9, 5-2B-1, 5-2B-2, 5-2B-4, 5-2B-9 and Appendix A of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: 5-2A-1: - New Licenses. Upon receipt of a properly completed license application and a non-refundable one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,000.001,500.00) application fee the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (FPD) will begin initial administrative processing of the application for consideration by appropriate FPD staff. FPD Staff shall then review the application and attached plans to determine the applicable License Review Fee and feasibility of granting the requested license to the applicant. Applications will be reviewed based on, among other things, the potential damage construction or operation of the proposed facilities could have on FPD property, location of the proposed facilities, type of facilities proposed, and number of trees to be impacted. Based oreferPass Action details Video Video
16-0432 1 Pizzo & Associates, Leland, IllinoisContract AmendmentCONTRACT RENEWAL Department(s): Resource Management Vendor: Pizzo & Associates, Leland, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to exercise the previously approved two (2) year optional renewal to extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Comprehensive habitat enhancement services, North region Original Contract Period: 1/28/2014 - 1/27/2017 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/28/2017 - 1/27/2019 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: Not to exceed a combined total of $3,000,000.00 annually in conjunction with contract numbers 13-31-116C and 13-31-116S from January 1 to December 31. Original Approval: 12/3/2013 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: Not to exceed a combined total of $3,000,000.00 annually in conjunction with contract numbers 13-31-116C and 13-31-116S for a period of twenty four (24) months. Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2017 $1,000,000.00, FY 2018 $1,000,000.00 Accounts: 09-6755 Habitat Enhancement, 09-6750 Habitat Restoration, 09-6757 Potential Grant Match & Work, 09-6758approvePass Action details Video Video
16-0435 1 Homer Tree Service, Lockport, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Resource Management Vendor: Homer Tree Service, Lockport, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Restoration at Thornton-Lansing Road and Jurgensen Woods Nature Preserves Contract Value: $428,900.00 Contract period: 11/15/2016 - 11/15/2021 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2017 $428,900.00 Accounts: 09-6750 Habitat Restoration, 09-6755 Habitat Enhancement, 09-6757 Potential Grant Match & Work, 10-6750, 10-6757, & 10-5800 Grant Accounts Contract Number(s): RFP 16-31-109 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): 6 Summary: RFP 16-31-109 consists of approximately one hundred and thirty three (133) acres of comprehensive tree and invasive brush removal at Thornton-Lansing Road and Jurgensen Nature Preserves. The Jurgensen block was identified by the Natural and Cultural ResourcapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0433 1 Pizzo & Associates, Leland, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT CONTRACT RENEWAL Department(s): Resource Management Vendor: Pizzo & Associates, Leland, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to exercise the previously approved two (2) year optional renewal to extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Comprehensive habitat enhancement services, South region Original Contract Period: 1/28/2014 - 1/27/2017 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/28/2017 - 1/27/2019 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: Not to exceed a combined total of $3,000,000.00 annually in conjunction with contract numbers 13-31-116N and 13-31-116C from January 1 to December 31. Original Approval: 12/3/2013 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: Not to exceed a combined total of $3,000,000.00 annually in conjunction with contract numbers 13-31-116N and 13-31-116C for a period of twenty four (24) months. Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2017 $1,000,000.00, FY 2018 $1,000,000.00 Accounts: 09-6755 Habitat Enhancement, 09-6750 Habitat Restoration, 09-6757 Potential GraapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0434 1 Stantec Consulting Services, Lombard, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT CONTRACT RENEWAL Department(s): Resource Management Vendor: Stantec Consulting Services, Lombard, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to exercise the previously approved two (2) year optional renewal to extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Comprehensive habitat enhancement services, Central region Original Contract Period: 1/28/2014 - 1/27/2017 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/28/2017 - 1/27/2019 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: Not to exceed a combined total of $3,000,000.00 annually in conjunction with contract numbers 13-31-116N and 13-31-116S from January 1 to December 31. Original Approval: 12/3/2013 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: Not to exceed a combined total of $3,000,000.00 annually in conjunction with contract numbers 13-31-116N and 13-31-116S for a period of twenty four (24) months. Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2017 $1,000,000.00, FY 2018 $1,000,000.00 Accounts: 09-6755 Habitat Enhancement, 09-6750 Habitat Restoration, 09-6757approvePass Action details Video Video
16-0437 1 Architectural and Engineering services Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend contractContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning and Development Vendor: Various members of the pre-qualified pool with open task orders Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Architectural and Engineering services Original Contract Period: Three (3) years 12/5/2012-12/4/2015, Board Extension 12/5/2015-12/4/2016 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 12/5/2016 - 12/4/2017 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: This request is for time only. A pre-qualified pool of architectural and engineering design firms executed term agreements for an original term of three years that prapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0439 1 Speedy Gonzalez Landscaping Inc. (”SGL”), Chicago, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Vendor: Speedy Gonzalez Landscaping Inc. (”SGL”), Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Parking lot repaving, lighting installation, sidewalk repair, drainage repair and landscaping at Dan Ryan Woods in Chicago, Illinois Original Contract Period: One hundred fifty (150) days from Notice to Proceed (5/4/2016 - 10/1/2016) Administrative Extension: Sixty (60) days extension granted by the Purchasing Agent (10/2/2016 - 11/30/2016) Proposed Contract Period Extension: Two hundred ten (210) day extension from (12/1/2016 through 6/28/2017) Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $898,711.50 Original Approval: 3/22/2016, $898,711.50 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: Site Amenity Accounts: 25-6770, 26-6770, 52-6770, 54-6770, 55-6770, 56-6770 and CIF Account: 09-6770 Contract Number(s): 16-80-22 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer anapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0440 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, One (1) year extension from 12/5/2015 - 12/4/2016 Proposed Contract Period Extension: One (1) year extension from 12/5/2016 - 12/4/2017 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 09-6740, 25-6740, 26-6740, 52-6740, 54-6740, 55-6740 and 56-6740 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 EnterpriapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0438 1  Partnership AgreementPROPOSED PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT Request: requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to enter into a Partnership Agreement with L.L. BEAN, INC. (“L.L. BEAN”), Freeport, Maine. Reason: The Permits, Rentals and Concessions Department seeks to enter into an agreement with L.L. BEAN to provide outdoor recreation and nature-based activities including hiking, biking, camping, archery, and snowshoeing and to serve as a partner on District-hosted events. In lieu of permit fees, L.L. BEAN will compensate the Preserves with 20% of all registration fees collected from their participants for all courses conducted in the Preserves. Participants of L.L. BEAN courses will also receive extensive environmental education to promote awareness of the Preserves and their positive impact on communities and quality of life. Contract period: 1/1/2017 - 1/1/2020 including two (2) one (1) year extension options Fiscal Impact: $18,000.00, Revenue Generating Account(s): LL BEAN, 01-5302 Concurrences: L.L. BEAN is in good standing with the StatapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0396 1 Cook County Government, Chicago, IllinoisIntergovernmental Agreement AmendmentPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT AMENDMENT Department: Finance and Administration Other Part(ies): Cook County Government, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization to amend the intergovernmental agreement between the County of Cook (the “County”) and the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Preserves”) for the reimbursement or payment for certain services rendered by various County departments and the Preserves. Goods or Services: The County and the Preserves wish to amend the Agreement to increase the amount of reimbursement or payment due from the Preserves to the County. Agreement Number: N/A Agreement Period: 1/1/2016, retroactively, to 12/31/2016 Fiscal Impact: $1,941,616.00 in expenditures and $200,500.00 in revenue Accounts: Various Districtwide corporate accounts District(s): Districtwide Summary: In an effort to encourage consolidation and cooperation where appropriate the County and the Preserves entered into an Intergovernmental Agreement on 8/21/2012 authorizing the parties to perform various services for tapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0453 1 Chicago Zoological SocietyInteragency Agreement AmendmentPROPOSED INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT AMENDMENT Department(s): Forest Preserve District Other Part(ies): Chicago Zoological Society Request: Authorization to amend the Agreement between the Forest Preserve District and the Chicago Zoological Society Good(s) or Service(s): Brookfield Zoo Admission and Parking Rates Agreement period: 4/6/1987 until revoked Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Agreement Number(s): N/A District(s): 16 Summary: Amends Section 13 of the previously executed agreement between the Chicago Zoological Society (Zoo) and the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (District) for the maintenance and operation of a zoological park on lands of the Forest Preserve District, commonly known as the Brookfield Zoo, to allow for changes in certain admission and parking rates. Reason: This increase will support the Zoo’s submitted 2017 Budget proposal. On 4/6/1987 an agreement between the District and the Zoo was presented and approved by this Honorable Board of Commissioners for the continued maintenance and operations of the BrookfireferPass Action details Video Video
16-0340 1 Procurements and Disbursements ReportReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Procurements and Disbursements Report Report Period: 9/1/2016 - 9/30/2016 Summary: Submitting the Procurements and Disbursements Report for the period of September 2016. 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 Video Video
16-0444 1 Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar - 11/16/2016 - 12/13/2016Miscellaneous Item of BusinessPROPOSED MISCELLANEOUS ITEM OF BUSINESS Department: Conservation and Experiential Programming Summary: Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar - 11/16/2016 - 12/13/2016 Friday, 11/18; 5 - 8 pm Family Night Out: Stars, Stories And S’mores, Dan Ryan Woods Pavilion, 87th & Western, Chicago Bring your family and friends for an opportunity to enjoy an evening in the Forest Preserves. Come join us for a cozy fire, s’mores, storytelling, astronomy, night hikes, natural material building and other nature-based activities. For more information, call 312-415-2970 or email experience.nature@cookcountyil.gov. Saturday - Sunday, 11/19 - 11/20; 10 am - 4:30 pm Community Tree Trim, Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield Get into the holiday spirit early by registering a community group for the community tree trim. Assemble your group, make your ornaments, and head to the zoo to decorate your tree. Register at www.czs.org/treetrim . Saturday, 11/19; 10 am Photo Meet-up at River Trail, River Trail Nature Center, Northbrook Enjoyreceive and filedPass Action details Video Video
16-0458 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 10/25/2016 .approvePass Action details Not available
16-0449 1 Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -10/25/2016Recommendation of the Finance Subcommittee (Litigation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -10/25/2016 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: $391,495.10 Proposed Settlements to Be Approved: $1,786.95 Legal Fees Approved Fiscal Year 2016 to Present: $1,058,630.60 Legal Fees for 10/25/2016 to Be Approved: $134,842.64approvePass Action details Video Video
16-0443 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: $184,948.14 Accounts: Building Account, 25-6710 Contract Number(s): 13-80-01-G5R2 District(s): 1 Summary: Accessibility, Fire Alarm & Life Safety System Upgrades at Various Buildings at the Central CompoundapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0445 1  DisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Action: Disbursement Approval Payee: Rausch Infrastructure, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Fiscal Impact: $254,890.00 Accounts: Habitat Restoration Grant Account, 10-6750 Contract Number(s): 16-80-05 District(s): 17 Summary: Dempster Street Dam RemovalapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0427 1  Ordinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT FEE SCHEDULE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Title 7 - Fees, Chapter 1- Fee Schedule shall be stricken in its entirety and replaced as follows: 7-1-1: FEE SCHEDULE GENERAL: Additional 10% Non-County Resident Premiums apply to base permit fees for Picnic, Special/Athletic Event, Hourly Athletic Field/Monthly Fitness Instructor, Model Airplane, Day Camp, Overflow Parking, and Filming/Photography. Additional Non-County Resident Premiums may apply as stated in this Code. A $5 Change fee applies to any permit changes. Permit changes or new permit requests made within two weeks of event date shall require an additional $25 administration fee. A District Police security fee may be required for certain events based upon size of event. For years 2018, 2019 and 2020 base permit fees for all Picnic, Special/Athletic Event, Hourly Athletic Field/Monthly Fitness Instructor, Model Airplane, Day Camp, Overflow Parking, Filming/Photography and Indoor Room Rental fees shall increase bapprove as substituted and amendedPass Action details Video Video
16-0343 1 Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense 9/1/2016 - 9/30/2016ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense Report Period: 9/1/2016 - 9/30/2016 Summary: Detailed Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense Report for September 2016.receive and filedPass Action details Video Video