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Meeting Name: Finance Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/13/2016 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
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16-0490 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 11/15/2016   Not available Not available
16-0473 1 RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -11/15/2016Recommendation of the Finance Subcommittee (Litigation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -11/15/2016 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: $393,282.05 Proposed Settlements to Be Approved: $5,500.00 Legal Fees Approved Fiscal Year 2016 to Present: $1,197,473.24 Legal Fees for 11/15/2016 to Be Approved: $123,313.90   Not available Not available
16-0486 1 RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (WORKERS’ COMPENSATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation -12/13/2016Recommendation of the Finance Subcomittee (Workers' Compensation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (WORKERS’ COMPENSATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation -12/13/2016 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: $78,965.87 Workers’ Compensation Claims to Be Approved: $60,500.00   Not available Not available
16-0465 1 Rausch Infrastructure, LLC, Chicago, IllinoisBid 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 Rausch Infrastructure, LLC, Chicago, Illinois for the removal and replacement of culvert pipes at the Busse Lake Beisner Road Access site in Elk Grove Village. Reason: Contract 16-80-55 Busse Lake Beisner Road Culverts. The work includes, but is not limited to, removal and replacement of culvert pipes, and other related work as specified in the plans & specifications. The lowest responsible bidder was awarded a contract of over $150,000.00 in the last twelve months. Bid Opening Date: 11/16/2016 Bid Results: Firm Base Bid 1. Rausch Infrastructure LLC $48,200.00 2. Norvilla, LLC $111,697.00 3. Pan Oceanic Engineering Co., Inc. $112,480.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: $48,200.00 Contract Period: One hundred twenty (120) days after issuance of Notice to Proceed. Account Name/Number: Tra   Not available Not available
16-0462 1 Matthew Paving, Inc., Oak Lawn, IllinoisDisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Action: Disbursement Approval Payee: Matthew Paving, Inc., Oak Lawn, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Fiscal Impact: $215,753.49 Accounts: Trail Account, 25-6780 Contract Number(s): 16-80-28 District(s): 9, 14 and 15 Summary: Trail Repairs - Poplar Creek and Busse Woods; Parking Lot Repairs - Deer Grove West #4 and River Trail Nature Center   Not available Not available
16-0480 1 Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO)DisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Finance and Administration Action: Disbursement Approval Payee: Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Good(s) or Service(s): The Forest Preserves of Cook County received funding from DCEO for two Illinois First Grants. Fiscal Impact: $738,953.00 Accounts: Accrued Accounts Payable, 10-3015 Grant 01-127646 for the period of 10/1/2001 - 9/30/2009 totaling $22,189,740.00 and Grant number 03-121236 for the period of 1/1/2003 - 6/30/2009 totaling $11,096,452.00. This disbursement is to refund $412,034.00 for Grant 01-127646) and $326,909.00 for Grant 03-121236. Contract Number(s): N/A District(s): Districtwide Summary: Refund of Illinois First Grant. Grant Nos. 01-127646 and 03-121236 The Forest Preserves of Cook County received funding from DCEO for two Illinois First Grants; Grant 01-127646 for the period of 10/1/2001 - 9/30/2009 totaling $22,189,740.00 and Grant number 03-121236 for the period of 1/1/2003 - 6/30/2009 totaling 11,096,452. This disbursement is to refund $412,034.00 fo   Not available Not available
16-0482 1 Path Construction, Arlington Heights, IllinoisDisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Action: Disbursement Approval Payee: Path Construction, Arlington Heights, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Fiscal Impact: $158,166.32 Accounts: Building Account, 25-6710 Contract Number(s): 13-80-01-G5R2 District(s): 1 Summary: Accessibility Fire Alarm and Life Safety System Upgrades at Various Buildings at the Central Compound   Not available Not available
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 o   Not available Not available
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 Brookfi   Not available Not available
16-0344 1  ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense Report Period: 10/1/2016 - 10/31/2016 Summary: Detailed Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense Report for October 2016.   Not available Not available