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Meeting Name: FPD Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/13/2016 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: errata 9-13-16.pdf, 9-13-16 FPD Consent Calendar.pdf, 9-13-16 Second New Items.pdf, 9-13-16 New Items.pdf
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16-0317 1 RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF CHICAGO WILDERNESSConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF CHICAGO WILDERNESS WHEREAS, in 1996, the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the District) was one of 34 organizations that joined to form Chicago Wilderness, a new and unprecedented partnership of public and private organizations dedicated to working together to preserve and improve nature conservation in our metropolitan region; and WHEREAS, Chicago Wilderness works across geographic and political boundaries, to include regional watersheds and ecosystems that interconnect and span from southwestern Wisconsin through northeastern Illinois, northeastern Indiana and into the southwestern tip of Michigan; and WHEREAS, twenty years later, Chicago Wilderness now has more than 200 member organizations all working to improve the health of natural communities and the quality of life of human communities in this region; and WHEREAS, Chicago Wilderness has become a model for conservation leadership in an urban/suburban matrix, resulting in national and international recognition and inspiring the formatioapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0373 1 RECOGNIZING ROBERTO GONZALEZ AND JEFFREY KAUFMAN, FOREST PRESERVE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS FOR EXEMPLARY SERVICEConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING ROBERTO GONZALEZ AND JEFFREY KAUFMAN, FOREST PRESERVE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS FOR EXEMPLARY SERVICE WHEREAS, on Sunday, July 24, 2016, Officer Roberto Gonzalez and Officer Jeffrey Kaufmann played an instrumental role in saving the lives of two young women whose canoe had tipped over in Busse Lake in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. Hearing cries for help, the officers were able to pull the young women, who had been in the water for some time, out of the water. One of the girls was unconscious and the officers were able to resuscitate her by administering CPR. Both girls were responsive by the time the ambulance arrived and were declared in good condition after arriving at St. Alexian Hospital. Both girls have made a full recovery; and WHEREAS, Officer Gonzalez has served with the Forest Preserves’ Law Enforcement Department since January 2005 where he is a deeply valued employee with a distinguished record; and WHEREAS, Officer Jeffrey Kaufmann, is military veteran and a recent recruit who joined the Forest Preserves’ Law Enforcement departapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0374 1 CHICAGO ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY SADDENED BY LOSS OF OLDEST ANIMAL RESIDENT AT BROOKFIELD ZOO: COOKIE COCKATOOConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CHICAGO ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY SADDENED BY LOSS OF OLDEST ANIMAL RESIDENT AT BROOKFIELD ZOO: COOKIE COCKATOO WHEREAS, Chicago Zoological Society staff and those from around the country are mourning the loss of one of Brookfield Zoo’s most beloved and well-known animals: Cookie, an 83-year-old Major Mitchell’s cockatoo who passed away on August 27, 2016; and WHEREAS, Cookie was the oldest resident at the zoo and the only remaining member of the original animal collection, which dates back to 1934, when the zoo first opened. Cookie, who lived well beyond the life expectancy for his species, arrived at Brookfield Zoo at the age of 1 from Taronga Zoo in Australia; and WHEREAS, the popular bird, who was certified by the Guinness World Records as the oldest living parrot in 2014; and WHEREAS, Cookie’s popularity grew over the years and he touched many people’s lives. He received many cards, letters, toys, and pictures from admirers around the world. Those admirers include a holy man and healer from Mysore, India, who founded a parrot sanctuary there, and who came to BapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0318 1 AMENDING AND RESTATING THE DEFERRED COMPENSATON PLAN FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR THE COUNTY OF COOK AND THE COOK COUNTY FOREST PRESERVEResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION AMENDING AND RESTATING THE DEFERRED COMPENSATON PLAN FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR THE COUNTY OF COOK AND THE COOK COUNTY FOREST PRESERVE WHEREAS, on February 2, 1978, the County adopted a Deferred Compensation Plan (the “Plan”) for employees of Cook County (the “County”) and the Cook County Forest Preserve District (the “District”) pursuant to Section 457 of the Internal Revenue Code of the United States; Public Act 78-1277 of the Illinois General Assembly (40 ILCS 5/24-101 et seq.) and Article VII, Section 6 of the Illinois Constitution of 1970; and WHEREAS, on February 14, 1978, the Board of Commissioners of the District also approved the Plan; and WHEREAS, the declared purpose of the Plan was, and continues to be, to enable all employees of the County and the District to better provide for their retirement security and for death benefits in the event of death before or after retirement; and WHEREAS, since the adoption of the Plan, certain legislative amendments to Section 457 of the Internal Revenue Code have been enacted; and WHEREAS, the Plan is in need ofapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0375 1 2016 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Picnic Permit Users ReportReportREPORT Department: Office of Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin Request: Receive and File Report Title: 2016 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Picnic Permit Users Report Report Period: January 2014 - July 2016 Summary: The purpose of this report is to review some of the activities of the Forest Preserves in the 13th District of Cook County, and to conduct a satisfaction review for patrons of the Forest Preserve’s picnic shelters in the 13th District. Commissioner Suffredin has done this review every year since 2003. This review measures user satisfaction and identifies areas for the Forest Preserve to improve services.receive and filedPass Action details Video Video
16-0296 1 BCR Automotive Group DBA Roesch Ford, Bensenville, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Facilities and Fleet Vendor: BCR Automotive Group 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): Seven (7) 2017 Ford Transit Passenger Vans and One (1) 2017 Ford Cargo Van Contract Value: $307,624.91 Contract period: 5/29/2015 - 5/28/2018 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2016 $307,624.91 Accounts: Vehicles and Trucks, 09-6625, and Capital Outlays Maintenance, 53-6300 Contract Number(s): Chicago Transit Authority Contract: C15FT101622748, and Forest Preserve District Contract: 16-54-204 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance Provisions. These items were approved by the Vehicle Steering Committee on 6/30/2016. District(s): Districtwide Summary: This contract provides for seven (7) passenger vans to be used in conjunction with Forest Preserve business and for the Landscape Maintenance department staff approvePass Action details Video Video
16-0310 1 BCR Automotive Group DBA Roesch Ford, Bensenville, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Facilities and Fleet Vendor: BCR Automotive Group 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) 2017 Ford F150 Contract Value: $27,571.71 Contract period: 7/2/2012 - 2/15/2017 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2016 $27,571.71 Accounts: Vehicles and Trucks, 09-6625, and Capital Outlays Maintenance, 53-6300 Contract Number(s): City of Chicago contract: 26573, and Forest Preserve District contract: 16-54-202 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance Provisions. These items were approved by the Vehicle Steering Committee on 6/30/2016. District(s): Districtwide Summary: This contract provides for one (1) pickup trucks to be used by the Facilities and Fleet Department. This is a replacement truck.approvePass Action details Not available
16-0311 1 BCR Automotive Group DBA Roesch Ford, Bensenville, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Facilities and Fleet Vendor: BCR Automotive Group 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) 2017 Ford Explorer Police Contract Value: $35,953.00 Contract period: 4/2/2012 - 4/1/2017 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2016 $35,953.00 Accounts: Vehicles and Trucks, 09-6625, and Capital Outlays Maint., 53-6300 Contract Number(s): City of Chicago contract: 26235, and Forest Preserve District contract: 16-54-203 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance Provisions. This item was approved by the Vehicle Steering Committee on 6/30/2016. District(s): Districtwide Summary: This contract provides for One (1) Ford Explorer to be used in replacement of police unit that was totaled in an accident. FPDCC received an insurance check for replacement. This unit will be used in conjunction with the Forest PreservapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0313 1 BCR Automotive DBA Roesch Ford, Bensenville, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Facilities and Fleet Vendor: BCR Automotive 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 Altec Aerial Truck and One (1) 2017 Stake Body Truck Contract Value: $225,284.00 Contract period: 9/21/2015-9/20/2020 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2016 $225,284.00 Accounts: Vehicles and Trucks, 09-6625, and Capital Outlays Maintenance, 53-6300 Contract Number(s): City of Chicago contract: 32916, and Forest Preserve District contract: 16-54-205 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance Provisions. These items were approved by the Vehicle Steering Committee on 6/30/2016. District(s): Districtwide Summary: This contract provides for one (1) Altec Aerial Truck to be used in conjunction with the Forest Preserve District Resource Management Department and Facilities DepapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0345 1 Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to utilize additional accounts for work associated with tree planting and landscaping services contract #15-31-119Previously Approved Item AmendmentPROPOSED PREVIOUSLY APPROVED ITEM AMENDMENT Department: Resource Management Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to utilize additional accounts for work associated with tree planting and landscaping services contract #15-31-119 Item Number: 16-0194 Fiscal Impact: N/A - no additional funding requested Account(s): EAB Tree Planting 09-6753; Potential Grant Match and Work Fund 09-6757; Grant Accounts 10-6750; Camp Accounts 25-6730 and 26-6730; Site Amenities Accounts 25-6770, 26-6770, 52-6770, 54-6770, 55-6770 and 56-6770; Other Materials and Supplies 15-6355 and 15-6359; CIF Accounts 09-6770 and 09-6730 District(s): Districtwide Original Text of Item: Additional accounts are being added to accommodate departmental work that may be covered under this contract. The contract was originally approved by the Board of Commissioners on 3/22/2016, and initially amended on 5/10/2016. All other details of the contract remain unchanged. Contract #15-31-119 consists of comprehensive landscape design, irrigation and drainage system consultatapprove as amendedPass Action details Video Video
16-0346 1 Path Construction Company, Arlington Heights, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning and Development Vendor: Path Construction Company, Arlington Heights, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to increase a previously awarded contract Good(s) or Service(s): Construction services for improvements to various buildings at the Central Garage and Warehouse Complex Original Contract Period: (10/26/2015 - 4/23/2016), Administrative Extension, (4/24/2016 - 6/23/2016), Board Approved Extension (6/24/2016 - 3/21/2017) Proposed Contract Period Extension: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $1,026,100.00 Original Approval: 4/14/2015 $1,026,100.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $112,040.75 Estimated Fiscal Impact: $112,040.75 Accounts: Building Accounts 55-6710, 56-6710, 09-6710, 25-6710 and 26-6710 Contract Number(s): 13-80-01-G5R2 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): 1 approvePass Action details Video Video
16-0353 1 Old Veteran Construction Inc., Chicago, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning and Development Vendor: Old Veteran Construction Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend a previously approved contract Good(s) or Service(s): Camp Reinberg Development Original Contract Period: Two hundred seventy (270) days from Notice to Proceed 7/17/2014 - 4/13/2015 Previous Board Extension: One hundred (100) days on 3/10/15 (4/13/2015 - 7/23/2015); Three hundred sixty five (365) days retroactive on 10/6/15 (7/24/2015 - 7/23/2016) Administrative Extension: Sixty (60) days from 7/24/2016 - 9/22/2016 Proposed Contract Period Extension: One hundred eighty (180) day from 9/23/2016 - 3/22/2017 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $4,493,117.76 Original Approval: 5/20/2014, $3,920,843.76 Previous Increase(s): $437,274.00; Board approval 3/10/2015; $135,000.00 approved by the Purchasing Agent 7/13/2015 This Increase Requested: None Estimated Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Contract Number(s): 13-80-03-004-C Concurrences: The ChapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0356 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), Board extension 4/12/2016 (4/15/2016 - 10/13/2016) Proposed Contract Period Extension: Ninety (90) calendar day extension (10/14/2016 - 1/12/2017) 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: N/A 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. District(s): 4 and 5 Summary: This request is for time only. All conapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0360 1 Chicago Commercial Construction Inc.(”CCC”), Chicago, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Vendor: Chicago Commercial Construction Inc.(”CCC”), Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Orland Grasslands Site Improvements Original Contract Period: Two hundred and ten days (210) days from Notice to Proceed (1/16/2015 - 8/14/2015) Administrative Extension: Sixty (60) days extension granted by the Purchasing Agent (8/15/2015 - 10/14/2015) Amended by the Board: 10/6/2016 - Two hundred seventy (270) day extension (10/15/2015 -7/11/2016) Proposed Contract Period Extension: Three hundred eighty five (385) day extension retroactive from (7/12/2016 - 7/31/2017) Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $319,595.46 Original Approval: 12/16/2014, $319,595.46 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: Recreation Landscape Accounts 25-6760, 51-6760, 52-6760 and 54-6760 Contract Number(s): 13-80-01-05C3 ConcurrapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0365 1 URS, Chicago, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning and Development Vendor: URS, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Professional engineering services for improvements at three (3) trail crossings. Original Contract Period: Three (3) years, (12/5/2012 - 12/4/2015) Previously extended: (Board Approved, 11/17/2015 (12/5/2015 - 12/4/2016) Proposed Contract Period Extension: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $59,225.88 Original Approval: 5/15/2015, $59,225.88 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $12,860.03 Estimated Fiscal Impact: $12,860.03 Accounts: General Consulting Accounts, 25-6740, 26-6740, 52-6740, 54-6740, 55-6740, 56-6740 and 09-6740. Contract Number(s): 13-80-02-14Da 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): 13, 14, 16 and 17 Summary: AapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0368 1 Friends of the Forest Preserves, Chicago, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Resource Management Vendor: Friends of the Forest Preserves, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Restoration at Powderhorn Prairie and Marsh Nature Preserve through a grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ Coastal Management Program which is administered by Friends of the Forest Preserves Original Contract Period: 2/9/2016 - 4/30/2017 Proposed Contract Period Extension: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: Up to $20,000.00 of in-kind services or via direct cash contribution Original Approval: 2/9/2016 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $10,500.00, bringing the total match contribution for the project to $30,500.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2016 $10,500.00 Accounts: Potential Grant Match and Work Fund, 09-6757 and Habitat Restoration, 09-6750 Contract Number(s): N/A Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(withdraw  Action details Not available
16-0351 1 Village of Riverdale, IllinoisIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Planning and Development Other Part(ies): Village of Riverdale, Illinois Request: Authorization to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Village of Riverdale Goods or Services: The Village of Riverdale plans to construct approximately four hundred (400) feet of the Cal Sag Trail on Forest Preserve property. This project will connect the Cal Sag Trail to the Forest Preserve’s Whistler Woods (Major Taylor Trail Spur). There is no cost to the Forest Preserves.. Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: Continuous until trail acceptance Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A District(s): 5 Summary: Intergovernmental Agreement between the Forest Preserve District of Cook County and the Village of Riverdale to allow Riverdale to construct a portion of the Cal Sag Trail on Forest Preserve property which will provide a connection to Whistler Woods (Major Taylor Trail Spur). The project will be constructed at no cost to the Forest Preserves. Upon completion and acceptance of the trail spur by the ForestapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0357 1 Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways (CCDOTH)Intergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Planning and Development Other Part(ies): Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways (CCDOTH) Request: Approval Goods or Services: Requesting authority to enter into an IGA with CCDOTH for a culvert replacement project along Central Road between Ela Road and Roselle Road at the Highland woods Golf Course. Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: Continuous Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A District(s): 15 Summary: CCDOTH has established the need to replace approximately one thousand (1,000) ft. of corrugated metal culvert that contains Salt Creek and runs along the north side of Central Road, then turns under Central Road and outlets south of the road. This project will remove the culvert along the north side of Central Road and re-establish Salt Creek as a natural stream, improving water quality and benefitting the surrounding landscape. CCDOTH will reconstruct the existing paved trail that runs over the culvert, and provide trees and landscaping as approved by the PrapprovePass Action details Video Video
16-0358 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 5,485 linear feet of fiber optic telecommunications line along Vincennes Road at the Dixmoor Playfield Forest Preserve. The line will be installed as aerial cable on the existing ComEd utility pole line that runs along the south side of Vincennes Road . Term: 10 Years License Fee: $135,991.74 License Application Fee: $1,000.00 YELAR Fee: $3,600.00 Total one-time upfront fee of $140,591.74 for the term of the License (Sec. 5-2A-4 and 5-2B-4) Tree Mitigation Fee: None The area of the License is: 1.89 Acres 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 Preserves staff have reviewed this license application and plans and have found them to be acceptable; therefore, it is recommended that the Forest referPass Action details Video Video
16-0372 1 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) 1/1/2015 - 12/31/2015ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) Report Period: 1/1/2015 - 12/31/2015 Summary: The CAFR has been prepared by the District in accordance with the principles and standards for financial reporting set forth by the Government Accounting Standards Board and audited by a firm of independent auditors retained by the District.referPass Action details Video Video
16-0338 1 Procurements and Disbursements ReportReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Procurements and Disbursements Report Report Period: 6/1/2016 - 6/30/2016 and 7/1/2016 - 7/31/2016 Summary: Submitting the Procurements and Disbursements Reports for the period of 6/1/2016 - 6/30/2016 and 7/1/2016 - 7/31/2016. These reports are 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
16-0349 1 FEE SCHEDULE CampgroundOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT FEE SCHEDULE BE IT ORDAINED, by the 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. Fees for exclusive use of the entire Campground are as follows: Use includes all campsites, pavilions, dining hall and barn as is applicable based on Campground site. Cook County RESIDENT Off-season In-season In-season All Sites All Sites All Sites From 9/1/16 From 5/30/17 From 5/30/17 to 5/29/17 to 9/1/17 to 9/1/17 SUN-SAT SUN-WED THURS-SAT Camp Bullfrog, c 340 $3,000 $3,700 $4,500 Camp Reinberg, c 205 $2,500 $3,200 $4,000 Camp Sullivan, c 314 $4,500 $5,200 $6,000 Camp Dan Beard, c 248 $1,000 $1,700 $2,500 Camp Shabbona, c 159 $1,000 $1,700 $2,500 c=capacity Rates are per day NON Cook County Resident Off-season In-season In-season All Sites All Sites All Sites From 9/1/16 From 5/30/17 From 5/30/17 to 5/29/17 to 9/1/17 to 9/1/17 SUN-SAT SUN-WED THUR-SAT CareferPass Action details Video Video
16-0361 1 Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar - 9/13/2016 - 10/25/2016Miscellaneous Item of BusinessPROPOSED MISCELLANEOUS ITEM OF BUSINESS Department: Conservation and Experiential Programming Summary: Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar - 9/13/2016 - 10/25/2016 Saturday, 9/24; Early morning til late in the evening Party for the Preserves: A Celebration of Public Lands Day, Five Campgrounds. The Forest Preserves will celebrate Public Lands Day with a Party for the Preserves. Our five campgrounds, located throughout the county, will be the host sites for all day activities that celebrate and offer a variety of fun, educational environmental and nature based activities that celebrate all the great stuff you can do in the preserves. Look for birding, biking, running, art making, hiking, animal encounters, nature games, camping demos, yoga or other fitness, restoration and stewardship during the day. In the evening each campground will host an admission based party with a unique theme including live music, a movie or other performances. Special camping packages will be available for campers who want to spend the night. For more details, follow the link: receive and filedPass Action details Video Video
16-0316 1 Annual Business Diversity Report FY 2015 Report Period 1/1/2015 - 12/31/2015ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Submitting Annual Business Diversity Report for referral to the Contract Compliance Committee Report Title: FY 2015 Report Period: 1/1/2015 - 12/31/2015 Summary: Submitting report for referral to the Contract Compliance CommitteeapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0380 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 special meeting held on 6/29/2016 .approvePass Action details Not available
16-0381 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 7/12/2016 .approvePass Action details Not available
16-0245 2 PayNet, Inc., Skokie, IllinoisAgreementPROPOSED AGREEMENT Vendor: PayNet, Inc., Skokie, Illinois Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”) to enter into an agreement Reason: The Forest Preserves owns real property with improvements known as Harms Woods parking lot (“Parking Lot”) in Skokie, Illinois. The Parking Lot currently has approximately seventy-five (75) marked spaces available for parking and open to the public. PayNet (“PayNet”) is located at 5750 Old Orchard Road, Suite 300, within an office building across from the Parking Lot, and has requested use of said Parking Lot to provide overflow parking for its employees. The Forest Preserves respectfully requests authorization to negotiate, draft and execute an agreement with PayNet, LLC to allow access to the Parking Lot. The agreement will be for one (1) year with a one (1) year extension option. The fee for this agreement shall be a Parking Fee of $57.00 per vehicle per month for a minimum of five (5) and maximum of twenty (20) vehicles, if the extension option is executed a 5% increaapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0272 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 a fiber optic line along the north side of Dundee Road between Milwaukee Avenue and the I-294 Tollway at Potawatomi Woods to connect cellular towers for public telecommunication services. The section west of the Des Plaines River will have two 1.5-inch underground conduits installed within the existing right of way by directional bore, and from the west bank of the river to the Tollway will be aerial cable installed on the existing ComEd pole line. Term: Ten (10) Years License Fee: $119,876.03 License Application Fee: $1,000.00 YELAR Fee: $3,600.00 Total one-time upfront fee of $124,476.03 for the term of the License (Sec. 5-2A-4 and 5-2B-4) Tree Mitigation Fee: None The area of the License is: 1.665 acres Concurrence(s): The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. Grantee has met the insurancapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0273 1 The Village of Westchester, IllinoisLicense RequestPROPOSED LICENSE REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”), as Licensor to grant a License to The Village of Westchester, Grantee, to locate, operate and maintain 1,080 linear feet of 30-inch sanitary sewer on FPCC property to replace an existing 5,000 linear feet of 30-inch sanitary sewer on FPCC property. Relocating the storm sewer will result in less impacts to the FPCC than replacing the existing sewer, and less impact for long term future maintenance. Term: Continuous License Fee: $26,776.86 License Application Fee: $500.00 YELAR Fee: $3,600.00 Total one-time upfront fee of $30,876.86 for the term of the License (Sec. 5-2A-4 and 5-2B-4) Tree Mitigation Fee: $19,154.26 The area of the License is: 0.372 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 Preserves staff have reviewed this license application and plans and have found them to be acceptaapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0294 1 Mark A. Zieminski and Lisa Zieminski, 348 Michigan City Road, Calumet CityLicense RequestPROPOSED LICENSE REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”), as Licensor to grant a Hardship License pursuant to the District Code Section 2-3-1D to Mark A. Zieminski and Lisa Zieminski, 348 Michigan City Road, Calumet City, Grantee, to locate, operate and maintain an existing concrete and stone raised patio, retaining wall and existing attachments that encroaches onto the Preserves. The patio and retaining wall were built as part of the house in 1941. Removal of the encroachments would jeopardize the structure of the existing residence. The Grantees purchased the house in 2002 and continue to occupy and maintain the patio, retaining wall, and attachments. Term: 10 Years License Fee: $3,600.00 License Application Fee: None YELAR Fee: Waived Total fee of $3,600.00 payable in annual installments for the 10 year term of the License (Sec. 2-3-1D and 5-2A-4) Tree Mitigation Fee: None The area of the License is: 0.013 Acre Concurrence(s): The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney haveapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0302 1 North Cook County Soil & Water Conservation DistrictLicense RequestPROPOSED LICENSE REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”), as Licensor to grant a License to North Cook County Soil & Water Conservation District, Grantee, to share approximately 200 square feet of workspace at the Preserves’ Northwest Resource Management facility, 640 Cosman Road, Elk Grove Village, Illinois. Term: 5 years License Fee: $100.00 monthly 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 Fee: N/A The area of the License is: Approximately 200 square feet of workspace at the Preserves’ Northwest Resource Management facility, 640 Cosman Road, Elk Grove Village, Illinois 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 Preserves staff have reviewed this license application and plans and have found them to be acceptable; therefore, it is recommenapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0354 1 RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION)Recommendation of the Finance Subcommittee (Litigation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -7/13/2016 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: $386,495.10 Proposed Settlements to Be Approved: $5,000.00 Legal Fees Approved Fiscal Year 2016 to Present: $751,610.14 Legal Fees for 7/13/2016 to Be Approved: $78,991.70approvePass Action details Not available
16-0370 1 Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation -7/13/2016Recommendation of the Finance Subcomittee (Workers' Compensation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (WORKERS’ COMPENSATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation -7/13/2016 The Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ Compensation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval: Workers’ Compensation Claims approved Fiscal Year 2016 to present: $37,403.71 Workers’ Compensation Claims to Be Approved: $1.00 plus waiver of lienapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0371 1 Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation -9/13/2016Recommendation of the Finance Subcomittee (Workers' Compensation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (WORKERS’ COMPENSATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation -9/13/2016 The Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ Compensation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval: Workers’ Compensation Claims approved Fiscal Year 2016 to present: $37,404.71 Workers’ Compensation Claims to Be Approved: $41,561.16approvePass Action details Not available
16-0267 1 GMA Construction Group, Chicago, IllinoisBid RecommendationPROPOSED BID RECOMMENDATION Department: Planning and Development Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves District of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to enter into a construction contract with GMA Construction Group, Chicago, Illinois to furnish and install water filtration systems at Camp Bullfrog located in Palos Township, Maple Lake Boathouse located in Palos Township, Swallow Cliff Warming Center located in Palos Township, and Camp Shabbona located in Thornton Township. Reason: 16-80-43-R Water Filtration Systems - Rebid. Work undertaken by this contract will improve the taste and color of the well water at the above mentioned locations is potable and extend the life of pipes and plumbing fixtures. The work includes furnishing and installing reverse osmosis filtrations systems as well as the construction and modification of certain buildings to accommodate these systems and other work as described in the drawings and building specifications. Bids for this project were originally to be opened on 6/24/2016 however only one bid was received at that time. AccordapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0362 1 Central Tree LLC, Hoffman Estates, IllinoisBid RecommendationPROPOSED BID RECOMMENDATION Department: Resource Management Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to enter into a contract with Central Tree LLC, Hoffman Estates, Illinois Reason: Contract #16-31-116 consists of approximately 100 acres of brush removal at Crabtree Nature Center to improve habitat for native bird species. The project is being funded in part by a grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which was initially approved by the Board of Commissioners on 10/6/2015. The original low bidder, Semper Fi Land Services, was deemed nonresponsive as per the bid specifications. Therefore, the Preserves would like to proceed with Central Tree LLC, the second lowest responsible bidder of the nine (9) bidders. Bid Opening Date: 8/10/2016 Bid Results: 1. Semper Fi Land Services, $109,438.00 2. Central Tree LLC, $148,750.00 3. Stantec, $191,320.00 4. Integrated Lakes Management, $204,582.98 5. Homer Tree Service, $206,095.00 6. Tallgrass Restoration, $236,402.00 7. Groundskeeper Landscaping, $256,489.8approvePass Action details Not available
16-0363 1 Homer Tree Service, Lockport, IllinoisBid RecommendationPROPOSED BID RECOMMENDATION Department: Resource Management Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to enter into a contract with Homer Tree Service, Lockport, Illinois Reason: Contract #16-31-117 consists of approximately 31 acres of brush removal in accordance with the Preserves’ specifications at Turnbull Woods in Glencoe, Illinois. The project is being partially funded by a grant from the Natural Resources Conservation Service, which was initially approved by the Board of Commissioners on 10/6/2015. The original lowest bidder, Integrated Lakes Management withdrew their bid. Therefore, the Preserves would like to proceed with Homer Tree Service, the second lowest responsible bidder out of the eight (8) bidders. Bid Opening Date: 8/19/2016 Bid Results: 1. Integrated Lakes Management, $21,035.29* 2. Homer Tree Service, $46,694.00 3. Clean Cut Tree Service, $46,800.00 4. Tallgrass Restoration, $57,000.00 5. Cardno, Inc., $66,920.00 6. Trees R Us, $71,168.00 7. Groundskeeper Landscaping, $83,500.00 8. AtapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0366 1 Trees “R” Us, Wauconda, IllinoisBid RecommendationPROPOSED BID RECOMMENDATION Department: Resource Management Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to enter into a contract with Trees “R” Us, Wauconda, Illinois. Reason: Contract #16-31-115 consists of approximately 7.6 acres of tree removal in accordance with the Preserves’ specifications at Somme Nature Preserve in Northbrook, Illinois. The project is being funded in part by a grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which was initially approved by the Board of Commissioners on 1/12/2016. Trees “R” Us was the lowest responsible bidder of the four (4) bidders when adjusted for response to optional items included in the bid. Bid Opening Date: 8/26/2016 Bid Results: 1. Trees “R” Us, $21,285.00 2. Integrated Lakes Management, $21,789.45 3. Tallgrass Restoration, $28,200.00 4. Homer Environmental, $37,200.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: $21,285.00 Contract Period: 9/13/2016 to 10/31/2017 Account Name/Number: Grant Accounts, 10-5800 and 10-6750, Potential Grant Match & Work Fund 09-6757, HabitapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0367 1 Trees “R” Us, Wauconda, IllinoisBid RecommendationPROPOSED BID RECOMMENDATION Department: Resource Management Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to enter into a contract with Trees “R” Us, Wauconda, Illinois. Reason: Contract #16-31-121 consists of the removal of nine hundred eighty (980) trees, three (3) of which require pruning in accordance with the Preserves’ specifications in Region 4, North Branch Division. Trees “R” Us was the lowest responsible bidder of the five (5) bidders. Bid Opening Date: 8/26/2016 Bid Results: 1. Trees “R” Us, $155,932.00 2. Arborworks, LLC, $161,554.40 3. Clean Cut Tree Service, $170,650.00 4. Groundskeeper Landscaping, $186,500.00 5. Homer Tree Care, $216,528.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: $155,932.00 Contract Period: Sixty (60) working days from issuance of purchase order Account Name/Number: Habitat Enhancement 09-6755, EAB Tree Removal 09-6756, Habitat Restoration 09-6750 and Tree Mitigation 10-6750 District(s): 9, 10, 12, 13 and 14 Concurrence(s): The Chief Attorney and Chief Financial OfficeapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0369 1 Amerigas Propane, Cicero, IllinoisBid RecommendationPROPOSED BID RECOMMENDATION Department: Facilities and Fleet Request: To enter into a contract with Amerigas Propane, Cicero, Illinois for supply and delivery of liquid propane Districtwide. Reason: Contract # 16-53-063R is for liquid propane for Forest Preserve District of Cook County’s facilities and vehicles. Bid Opening Date: 6/7/2016 Bid Results: 1. Amerigas Propane, Cicero, Illinois $516,000.002. Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2016 $43,000.00, FY 2017 $172,000.00 FY 2018 $172,000.00 FY 2019 $129,000.00 Contract Period: Thirty six (36) months from Notice to Proceed Accounts: Propane Gas and Heating, 01-6345 District(s): Districtwide The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance Provisions. Summary: This supply and delivery of liquid propane contract will supply the Forest Preserves of Cook County with propane for our facilities and vehicles. Propane is domestically produced. Propane has low carbon and low oil contamination which may approvePass Action details Not available
16-0348 1 Homer Tree Service, Lockport, IllinoisBid RecommendationPROPOSED BID RECOMMENDATION Department: Resource Management Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to enter into a contract with Homer Tree Service, Lockport, Illinois Reason: Contract #16-31-114 consists of the removal of one thousand and fifty three (1,053) trees, five (5) of which require pruning in accordance with the Preserves’ specifications in Region 6, Palos Division. Homer Tree Service was the lowest responsible bidder of the six (6) bidders. Bid Opening Date: 8/19/2016 Bid Results: 1. Homer Tree Service, $94,815.00 2. Steve Piper & Sons, $109,496.00 3. Arborworks, LLC, $123,786.25 4. Trees R Us, $149,140.00 5. Groundskeeper, $153,900.00 6. Clean Cut Tree Service, $162,844.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: $94,815.00 Contract Period: Ninety (90) working days after issuance of purchase order Account Name/Number: Habitat Enhancement 09-6755, EAB Tree Removal 09-6756, Habitat Restoration 09-6750, Tree Mitigation 10-6750 District(s): 17 Concurrence(s): The Chief Attorney and Chief approvePass Action details Not available
16-0326 1 University of Illinois, Champaign, IllinoisDisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Resource Management Action: Disbursement approval Payee: University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Work associated with the Natural and Cultural Resources Master Plan Fiscal Impact: $166,780.04 Contract Number(s): FPD 2014-01101 District(s): DistrictwideapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0364 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: $236,952.88 Accounts: Camp Account, 25-6730 Contract Number(s): 13-80-03-004C District(s): 14 Summary: Camp Reinberg DevelopmentapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0233 1 Tree Mitigation PlanReportREPORT Department: Resource Management Request: Receive and File Report Title: Tree Mitigation Plan Report Period: N/A Summary: The Board of Commissioners approved the Forest Preserve District of Cook County’s (the “Preserves”) Tree Mitigation Plan on 3/21/2007. The Tree Mitigation Plan is utilized as a tool to determine the value of trees that are lost due to license and easement requests affecting Forest Preserve property. The valuation formula is driven by a dollar amount for the cross sectional area of the tree in square inches. The current standardized value of $71/in. was set by the Illinois Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture for the northern section of Illinois, and has not been updated since 2007. In response to changing markets over the last near decade, it is recommended that the cross-sectional cost per square inch be amended to a valuation more consistent with today’s rates. An industry-recognized method is to utilize the average cost of similarly priced trees procured through the Preserves’ existing tree planting contracts to extrapoapprove as amendedPass Action details Not available
16-0244 1 7-1-1: FEE SCHEDULE AMENDMENTOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT FEE SCHEDULE BE IT ORDAINED, by the 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 *** Camp Sullivan Barn rental fees without use of climbing wall: Includes exclusive use of barn upper level with kitchen, tables and chairs; capacity 109. Cook County Residents & Businesses Mon-Thurs. $50, per hour; Friday-Sun. $75/hour Non Cook County Residents & Business Mon-Thurs. $70/hour; Fri-Sun. $95 per hour All rentals subject to $100 security deposit. Camp Sullivan Camp & Climb Day Event Fees Includes exclusive use for 2 hours on upper level of barn, tables chairs, 2 hours staff led climbing wall activities, bring your own food and drink, use of upper deck and use of the kitchen. Up to 20 Climbers (max 40 people) Cook County Resident Mon.-Thurs. $310; Fri-Sun. $350 Non Cook County Resident Mon-Thurs. $360; Fri-Sun. $420 21 to 40 Climbers (max 80 people) Cook County Resident Mon.-Tapprove as amendedPass Action details Not available
16-0308 1 Tree Mitigation.Ordinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT PUBLIC UTILITIES BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Title 5, Public Utilities, Chapter 2, Franchises, Sections 5-2A-5 and 5-2B-5, Tree Mitigation of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: *** Sec. 5-2A-5. Tree Mitigation. All plans submitted will include a listing of all trees over four (4) inches in diameter breast height (DBH) that will be removed from FPD property as a result of construction of the proposed facilities. This list will include the DBH, common name, and species name for each tree to be removed. Plans will also indicate the location of the trees to be removed, identity of each individual tree and indicate that it is to be removed by showing an "X" through the tree symbol on the plans. The FPD will use this information to determine the tree mitigation fee using the FPD's tree mitigation plan as adopted by the Board of Forest Preserve District Commissioners on March 21, 2007, and as further amended by the Forest Preserve District BoapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0337 1 Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense 1/1/2016 - 7/31/2016ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense Report Period: 1/1/2016 - 7/31/2016 Summary: Detailed Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense Report from 1/1/2016 - 7/31/2016.receive and filedPass Action details Not available
16-0359 1 Chicago Commercial Construction Inc.(“CCC”), Chicago, ILContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning and Development Vendor: Chicago Commercial Construction Inc. (“CCC”), 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) Amended by the Board on 4/12/2016: Two hundred and fifty eighty (258) day extension (4/17/2016 - 12/31/2016) Proposed Contract Period Extension: Two hundred ninety one (291) day extension (1/17/2017 - 10/18/2017) 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 thisapprovePass Action details Not available
16-0384 1 Willow Building, LLC.License RequestPROPOSED LICENSE REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”), as Licensor to grant a License to Willow Building, LLC., Grantee, to utilize and maintain a license to utilize a minimum of five (5) and a maximum of thirty (30) parking spaces for overflow parking for an office building located at 1622 Willow Road, Suite 200, Northfield, IL 60093. Permission is now sought, upon satisfactory completion of all due diligence and negotiation of any and all relevant provisions as determined by the Preserves' legal department, to enter into and execute the License. The request is to utilize spaces in parking lot #1 in Erickson Woods Grove, Northfield, IL. The Grantee is seeking use of the spaces to comply with Ordinance Number 03-1173 of the Village of Northfield requiring the Grantee to obtain a Special Use Permit for the use of up to an additional 30 parking spaces. Grantee agrees to indemnify the Preserves and maintain an insurance policy naming the Preserves as an additional insured. Grantee’s access to the Parking LotreferPass Action details Not available
16-0385 1 VETERAN’S REDUCED CAMPING FEE PERMITOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT VETERAN’S REDUCED CAMPING FEE PERMIT BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that TITLE 2, FOREST PRESERVE LANDS AND PROPERTY, CHAPTER 4 - RECREATION IN FOREST PRESERVES, SECTION 2, EVENTS REQUIRING PERMITS AND TITLE 7, FEES, CHAPTER 1, FEE SCHEDULE of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: 2-4-2: - EVENTS REQUIRING PERMITS. *** D. Reduced Rate Permits: For any event, activity, and/or use for which a permit is required, the permit fee shall be reduced as follows: (i) by fifty (50) percent, when the applicant is a school or bona fide nonprofit organization, residing in the County of Cook; and (ii) by fifty (50) percent, when the applicant is a veterans' organization residing in the County of Cook. *** 3. Veterans: Veterans who have previously served as members of the United States Armed Forces and currently reside in the County of Cook. An applicant must submit proof of the following: a. An Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs Identification Card; or b. Copy of the Veteran’s form DD-214 and a photo idenreferPass Action details Not available