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Meeting Name: Contract Compliance Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/29/2016 9:15 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: Substitute for 16-0189 (6-29-16).pdf, Substitute for 16-0204 (6-29-16).pdf
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16-0295 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 3/22/2016approvePass Action details Video Video
16-0189 1 1-8-5b Subdivision II Construction Ordinance AmedmentOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT 1-8-5b Subdivision II Construction Ordinance A. Short Title; Incorporation of Provisions. This subdivision may be known and cited as the "Forest Preserve District of Cook County Public Works Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance" and may be cited as such.". B. Preface and Findings. 1. The findings set forth in Subdivision I Section B of this Section 1-8-5 are incorporated herein by this reference. 2. On July 11, 2012, the Governor of Illinois signed a new law allowing the District to establish provisions to address the underutilization of M/WBEWBEs with respect to construction Contracts. 3. The District seeks to provide a level playing field and equal access for all prime contractors and subcontractors to participate in Public Works Contracts; 4. In the absence of authority to establish the type of provisions referenced via the Program to Public Works Contracts, the District has witnessed a significantly low level of participation by M/WBEs in its Public Works Contracts and, thus, the District has been a passive participaaccept a substitutePass Action details Video Video
16-0204 1 1-8-5 Minority – And Women – Owned Business Enterprises AmendmentOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT 1-8-5 Minority - And Women - Owned Business Enterprises 1-8-5a: SUBDIVISION I-GENERAL PROVISIONS. A. Short Title. This Subdivision shall be known and may be cited as the "Forest Preserve District of Cook County Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise General Ordinance." This Subdivision is applicable to all Contracts, except Public Works Contracts, which are governed by Subdivision II of this Section 1-8-5. B. Preface and Findings. 1. Currently,Prior to an 2012 amendment to the Enabling Act of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the "District") does"), 70 ILCS 810/0.01 et seq., which authorized the District to establish procedures to comply with State and federal regulations concerning affirmative action and the use of small businesses or businesses owned by minorities or women in construction and procurement contracts, the District did not have an ordinance specifically crafted to address the underutilization of Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) and barriers to the full and fair participation of M/WBEs in accept a substitutePass Action details Video Video