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Meeting Name: FPD Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/11/2018 11:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
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18-0308 1 COMMEMORATING THE LIFE AND MEMORY OF THE ADMINISTRATOR OF ANIMAL AND RABIES CONTROL, DONNA M. ALEXANDER, VMDConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION COMMEMORATING THE LIFE AND MEMORY OF THE ADMINISTRATOR OF ANIMAL AND RABIES CONTROL, DONNA M. ALEXANDER, VMD WHEREAS, Dr. Donna M. Alexander was born in East Orange, New Jersey on October 24, 1956; and WHEREAS, Dr. Alexander received her undergraduate and Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris degree from the University of Pennsylvania; and WHEREAS, while at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Alexander was the winner of the New Bolton Esquire Award (1982), was published in the Journal of Biochemistry (1978) and Journal of Animal Behavior (1982); and WHEREAS, Dr. Alexander helped catapult a historic decrease in animal euthanasia while previously working at Chicago Animal Care and Control from 1989 to 1999; and WHEREAS, Dr. Alexander, a true advocate who dedicated her life’s work in the caring of all animals, began her Cook County career in 2007; and WHEREAS, Dr. Alexander supported the mission of the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) and recognized the role of wildlife in the maintenance and dissemination of disease; and WHEREAS, Dr. AlexanapprovePass Action details Not available
18-0349 1 TO AUTHORIZE THE FOREST PRESERVES OF COOK COUNTY TO ENTER INTO LOCAL AGENCY AND ENGINEERING SERVICE AGREEMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT OF THE SAND RIDGE BICYCLE TRAILResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE FOREST PRESERVES OF COOK COUNTY TO ENTER INTO LOCAL AGENCY AND ENGINEERING SERVICE AGREEMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT OF THE SAND RIDGE BICYCLE TRAIL WHEREAS, the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) has sought and been awarded funds from the Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program (“ITEP Grant”), a federally-funded program administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation (“IDOT”), to facilitate the construction of 1.3 miles of the Sand Ridge Bicycle Trail (hereafter the “Project”); and WHEREAS, IDOT requires a resolution to reaffirm the Forest Preserves funding commitment for Phase III Engineering (construction management) and Construction costs associated with the Project as per the Local Agency Agreement; and WHEREAS, the Local Agency Agreement also provides for the division of Phase III and Construction costs for the Project and payment of 20% of the engineering and construction costs by the Forest Preserves as the Local Agency; and WHEREAS, ITEP provides 80% (or maximum of $56,000.00) of PapprovePass Action details Video Video
18-0356 1 FOREST PRESERVE FEE SCHEDULE Mathew Bieszczat Volunteer Resource Center Community RoomOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT FOREST PRESERVE FEE SCHEDULE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 7 - Fees, Chapter 1 - Fee Schedule of the Forest Preserve District of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: * * * * * Mathew Bieszczat Volunteer Resource Center Community Room County Resident: Monday-Thursday ... $45.00/hour $66.00/hour plus $25.00 Application Fee Friday-Sunday ... $65.00/hour $87.00/hour plus $25.00 Application Fee Non-Resident: Monday-Thursday ... $70.00/hour $92.00/hour plus $25.00 Application Fee Friday-Sunday ... $90.00/hour $112.00/hour plus $25.00 Application Fee * * * * * Effective date: This ordinance shall be in effect immediately upon adoptionreferPass Action details Video Video
18-0340 1 The Nature Conservancy via the National Fish and Wildlife FoundationGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Resource Management Grantee: Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) Grantor: The Nature Conservancy via the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: The Forest Preserves has been sub-awarded funds from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (“NFWF”) in support of habitat restoration activities at Thornton-Lansing Road Nature Preserve in Lansing and other sites within the Calumet region. These NFWF grant funds are provided through the Save Our Great Lakes Program. Grant Amount: $170,000.00 Grant Period: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2020 Fiscal Impact: $170,000.00 match Accounts: Habitat Enhancement 51009.521452 and 51058.521452, Habitat Restoration 51009.521444 and 51058.521444, EAB Tree Removal 51009.521456 and 51058.521456, Vegetation Management 51009.521455 and 51058.521455, Intern Programs 51009.521525 and 51058.521525, Grant Match and Work Fund 51009.521440, Grant & Mitigation 51010.5131 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief AttapprovePass Action details Video Video
18-0297 1 Illinois Department of Transportation (“IDOT”) at 147th Street and Menard Avenue in the Tinley Creek PreservesEasement RequestEASEMENT REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to grant a permanent easement to the Illinois Department of Transportation (“IDOT”) at 147th Street and Menard Avenue in the Tinley Creek Preserves for 0.492 acre or 21,430 square feet. Reason: IDOT proposes to replace two (2) existing culverts under 147th Street to reduce flooding on the street and in the adjacent neighborhood. The permanent easement area is for grading and maintenance of the downstream outfall area. No structures are proposed to be built on Forest Preserves’ land. The area for the permanent easement is 0.492 acre. IDOT indicates that two (2) trees are expected to be removed for this project. Easement Fee: $8,000.00 FMV Tree Mitigation Fee: $19,367.17 Concurrence(s): The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final agreement is subject to legal review and approval. District(s): 6referPass Action details Video Video
18-0300 1 Illinois Department of Transportation (“IDOT”) at IL Route 58 Golf Road between East River Road and College Drive in Big Bend Lake, Kloempken Prairie, and Lions Woods Forest PreserveEasement RequestEASEMENT REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to grant a temporary easement to the Illinois Department of Transportation (“IDOT”) at Illinois Route 58 Golf Road between East River Road and College Drive in Big Bend Lake, Kloempken Prairie, and Lions Woods Forest Preserve for 0.208 acre or 9,044 square feet. Reason: IDOT requests temporary easements for regrading of existing berms along Golf Road to reduce flooding on the roadway near the CN Railroad underpass. The berms were originally constructed in 1930 and have eroded and/or settled over time. The berms are proposed to be raised to their original elevations. The term of the temporary easement is five (5) years, or completion of construction, whichever comes first. The existing berms are the only structures proposed to be rebuilt on Forest Preserves’ land. The area for the temporary easement is 0.208 acre. IDOT indicates that thirty-two (32) trees are expected to be removed for this project. Easement Fee: $1,800.00 FMV Tree Mitigation FreferPass Action details Not available
18-0305 1 Illinois Department of Transportation (“IDOT”) at Illinois Route 58 Golf Road between East River Road and College Drive in the Big Bend Lake Forest PreserveEasement RequestEASEMENT REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to grant a permanent easement to the Illinois Department of Transportation (“IDOT”) at Illinois Route 58 Golf Road between East River Road and College Drive in the Big Bend Lake Forest Preserve for 0.281 acre or 12,241 square feet. Reason: IDOT requests a permanent easement along an existing access road on the south side of Golf Road which provides access to its pumping station. The road has provided access to the pumping station since it was built around 1930, however there is no known easement agreement for use of the road. No additional structures are proposed to be built on District land. The area for the permanent easement is 0.281 acre. IDOT indicates that no trees are expected to be removed for this project. Easement Fee: $900.00 FMV Tree Mitigation Fee: None Concurrence(s): The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final agreement is subject to legal review and approval. District(s): 17referPass Action details Not available
18-0338 1 Village of Palatine, Palatine, IllinoisIntergovernmental Agreement RenewalPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT RENEWAL Department: Resource Management Other Part(ies): Village of Palatine, Palatine, Illinois Request: Authorization to extend an existing Intergovernmental Agreement with the Village of Palatine Goods or Services: Maintenance of a buffer zone between Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) property and residential homes at the northeast corner of Deer Grove East in the Village of Palatine, Illinois Agreement Number: N/A Agreement Period: Original contract period 5/7/2013 - 5/6/2018; Proposed renewal period 5/7/2018 retroactive - 5/6/2028 Fiscal Impact: None License Fee: (waived) License Application Fee: (waived) YELAR Fee: (waived) Tree Mitigation Fee: N/A Accounts: N/A District(s): 14 Summary: The Forest Preserves would like to extend the aforementioned Intergovernmental Agreement (“IGA”) with the Village of Palatine for ten (10) years. This IGA grants the Village of Palatine limited access to Forest Preserve property for the purpose of establishing and maintaininreferPass Action details Not available
18-0339 1 Northbrook Park District, Northbrook, IllinoisIntergovernmental Agreement RenewalPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT RENEWAL Department: Resource Management Other Part(ies): Northbrook Park District, Northbrook, Illinois Request: Authorization to renew an existing Intergovernmental Agreement with the Northbrook Park District Goods or Services: Use and maintenance of a chain link fence between Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) property and Coast Guard Park in the Village of Northbrook, Illinois Agreement Number: N/A Agreement Period: Original contract period 12/11/2013 - 12/10/2018; Proposed renewal period 12/11/2018 - 12/31/2023 License Fee: (waived) License Application Fee: (waived) YELAR Fee: (waived) Tree Mitigation Fee: N/A Accounts: N/A District(s): 14 Summary: This Intergovernmental Agreement (“IGA”) grants the Northbrook Park District use of a chain link fence located at the southwest corner of Somme Prairie Nature Preserve and owned by the Forest Preserves, for the purpose of operating an off-leash dog area at Coast Guard Park. In exchange for shared use of the fence, the NreferPass Action details Not available
18-0343 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 for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into and execute an amendment to the Sixth Amended and Restated Intergovernmental Agreement with the County of Cook for certain services. Goods or Services: County of Cook and the Forest Preserves desire to add additional reimbursable services under the Agreement. Agreement Number: N/A Agreement Period: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018 Fiscal Impact: Current fiscal impact: $2,027,058.00 in expenditures and $229,530.00 in revenue. With amendment, expenditures increase by $80,000.00 and revenue by $600,000.00. Accounts: Various districtwide corporate accounts District(s): Districtwide Summary: This IGA amendment is for additional services involving Cook County, the Cook County Sheriff Department and the Forest Preserves’ Police Department. The amendment memorializes the terms under which the parties have agreed to reimburse eacapprovePass Action details Video Video
18-0347 1 5035 N. River Road, LLCSale or Purchase of Real EstatePROPOSED SALE OR PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE Department(s): Legal Other Part(ies): 5035 N. River Road, LLC Request: It is respectfully requested that this proposed sale be approved. Description of Real Estate: SURPLUS PARCEL A 0.208 ± acres described as follows: Lot 46, 47, and 48 in block 6 in Indian Highlands, a subdivision of all that part of the west 225 acres of the north 32/80ths of the north section of Robinson's Reserve in Township 40 North, Range 12 East of the Third Principal Meridian, lying east of a line as follows: Beginning at a point on the North line of the North Section 40.05 chains east of the Northwest corner of the North Section running thence South 22 1/4 degrees East 4.40 chains; thence South 63 1/2 degrees West 11.73 chains; thence North 55 1/2 degrees West 4.80 chains; thence South 35 1/2 degrees West 3.57 chains; thence North 79 degrees West 5.30 chains; thence South 2 degrees East 24.15 chains to the South line of said North 32/80ths of North Section, Cook County, Illinois. Permanent Index Number: 12-10-303-046 Section: N/A referPass Action details Video Video
18-0287 1 WMA Consulting Engineers, Ltd., Chicago, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Planning and Development Vendor: WMA Consulting Engineers, Ltd., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Professional Services to address energy efficiency improvements at the Central Garage Building in Maywood, Illinois. Contract Value: $154,800.00 Contract period: Two (2) years (9/11/2018 - 9/10/2020) with two (2) one-year optional extensions to perform post construction energy efficiency monitoring and validation services. The two (2) one-year extension options may be exercised at the discretion of the General Superintendent or a designee. Estimated Fiscal Impact: Base Contract: $144,840.00; Two (2) one-year optional extensions: $5,000.00 per year Accounts: Consulting & Management Services 51025.520860, 51026.520860, 510009.520860, 51054.520860, 51055.520860, 51056.520860, 51057.520860, 51058.520860 and future 51059.520860 Contract Number(s): Contract #74000003046 issued under Request for ProapprovePass Action details Video Video
18-0348 1 Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd., Rosemont, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Planning and Development Vendor: Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd., Rosemont, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Phase III Engineering services for management and construction of approximately 1.3 miles of bicycle trail from Sand Ridge Nature Center to Green Lake Aquatic Center and the Burnham Greenway in South Holland and Calumet City. Contract Value: $70,000.00 (80% to be reimbursed) Contract period: Three hundred and sixty (360) days from notice to proceed Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2018 $70,000.00 (80% reimbursement by ITEP) Accounts: Consulting and Management Services: 51009.520860, 51025.520860, 51054.520860, 51055.520860, 51056.520860, 51057.520860, 51058.520860, future 51059.520860; and Grant account 51010.520860 Contract Number(s): 13-80-26C Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business approvePass Action details Not available
18-0351 1 Ujamaa Inc., Chicago, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning and Development Vendor: Ujamaa Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves) to extend, a previously executed contract Good(s) or Service(s): Construction services at Skokie Resource Management garage in Glenview, Illinois Original Contract Period: Two hundred ten (210) days (9/7/2017 - 4/6/2018); Administrative extension for sixty (60) days (4/7/2018 - 6/4/2018); Board approved extension for one hundred twenty (120) days (6/5/2018 - 10/3/2018) on 5/17/2018. Proposed Contract Period Extension: Ninety (90) days (10/4/2018 - 1/2/2019) Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $217,925.21 Original Approval: 7/20/2017, $187,073.00 Previous Increase(s): 5/17/2018, $30,852.21 This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Contract Number(s): Contract #74000001699 issued under specifications 16-80-38 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Attorney have approved approvePass Action details Not available
18-0354 1 Lakeshore Recycling Systems, Chicago, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Landscape Maintenance Vendor: Lakeshore Recycling Systems, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to increase and amend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Refuse Dump Sites for Region 1 Original Contract Period: 3/1/2016 - 2/28/2019 Proposed Contract Period Extension: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $100,000.00 Original Approval: 2/19/2016, $100,000.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $2,100.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2018 $1,400.00, FY 2019 $700.00 Accounts: Refuse Disposal, 51001.520050 Contract Number(s): 15-52-205 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance Provisions. District(s): 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 11, 16, and 17 Summary: Effective 5/21/2018, the City of Chicago has imposed a Transfer Station Handling Facility fee increase of $.22 for each ton of rapprovePass Action details Not available
18-0355 1 Lakeshore Recycling Systems, Chicago, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Landscape Maintenance Vendor: Lakeshore Recycling Systems, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves) to increase and amend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Refuse Dump Sites in Region 2 Original Contract Period: 3/1/2016 - 2/28/2019 Proposed Contract Period Extension: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $100,000.00 Original Approval: 2/19/2016, $100,000.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $2,100.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2018 $1,400.00, FY 2019 $700.00 Accounts: Refuse Disposal, 51001.520050 Contract Number(s): 15-52-206 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance Provisions. District(s): 1, 6, 9, 11, 14, 15, 16, and 17 Summary: Effective 5/21/2018, the City of Chicago has imposed a Transfer Station Handling Facility fee increase of $.22 for each ton of approvePass Action details Not available
18-0357 1 Broadway Electric, Elk Grove Village, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Facilities and Fleet Vendor: Broadway Electric, Elk Grove Village, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Security Monitoring and Installation Services Original Contract Period: 10/7/2014 -10/7/2017, Board approved extension 9/12/2017 (10/8/2017 - 10/7/2018) Proposed Contract Period Extension: 10/8/2018 - 10/7/2019 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $1,146,946.92 Original Approval: 10/7/2014, $1,146,946.92 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $200,000.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: $200,000.00 Accounts: Professional Services 51001.520840; Camp Accounts 51025.560057, 51054.560057, and 51055.560057; Building Accounts 51025.560106, 51054.560106, 51056.560106, 51057.560055 and 51055.560106; Land Improvement Accounts 51025.560055, 51054.560055, and 51055.560055; Construction/Development 51058.560106; Site Amenities Accounts 51056.560055, 51057.560055 Contract Number(s): 14-53-520 ConcapprovePass Action details Video Video
18-0359 1 Procurement and Disbursements 6/1/2018 - 6/30/2018 and 7/1/2018 - 7/31/2018ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Procurement and Disbursements Report Period: 6/1/2018 - 6/30/2018 and 7/1/2018 - 7/31/2018 Summary: Submitting the Procurements and Disbursements Report for the period of June and July 2018. Both reports are to be received and filed in compliance with Section 1-8-2 (BB) of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County’s Code of Ordinance.receive and filedPass Action details Video Video
18-0360 1 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (the “CAFR”) Fiscal Year Ending 12/31/2017ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (the “CAFR”) Report Period: Fiscal Year Ending 12/31/2017 Summary: The CAFR has been prepared by the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) for the fiscal year ending 12/31/2017. The report has been prepared 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 Forest Preserves.receive and filedPass Action details Not available
18-0344 1  Calendar of EventsPROPOSED CALENDAR OF EVENTS Department: Conservation and Experiential Programming Summary: Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar of Events - 09/12/2018 - 10/16/2018 Friday, 9/14; 4pm - 7pm Kayak the Des Plaines, Maywood Grove, Maywood Kayak nearly 6 miles of the Des Plaines River from Maywood Grove to Plank Road Meadow. Instruction, equipment and kayaks provided. Ages 5 and up; prior experience a plus. Registration required, call 312-533-5751 Saturday, 9/15; 10am - 3pm Archaeology Day, Sand Ridge Nature Center, South Holland Join us for activities promoting a better understanding and appreciation of historic Native American culture. Enjoy archaeology displays, guided hikes, a traditional craft and more. Monday, 9/17; 10am - 12pm Bird Painting Adult Workshop, Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest Create a multimedia bird painting-collage, combine vintage elements and realistic painting of your favorite songbird. $35/person; Register: thelittlebitsworkshop.com Tuesday, 9/18; 4:30pm - 6pm River Kayaking 101, Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forreceive and filedPass Action details Video Video
18-0369 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 July 26, 2018.approvePass Action details Not available
18-0362 1 Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation -9/11/2018Recommendation of the Finance Subcomittee (Workers' Compensation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (WORKERS’ COMPENSATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation -9/11/2018 The Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ Compensation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval: Workers’ Compensation Claims approved Fiscal Year 2018 to present: $270,073.12 Workers’ Compensation Claims to Be Approved: $14,000.00approvePass Action details Not available
18-0341 1 KLF Enterprises Inc., Markham, IllinoisBid RecommendationPROPOSED BID RECOMMENDATION Department: Resource Management Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into a supply contract with KLF Enterprises, Inc., Markham, Illinois Reason: Project #17-31-126 (contract #74000004198) consists of the supply and delivery of sand, gravel, stone, screenings, and related granular materials for the repair and upkeep of trails, groves, parking lots, and facilities throughout the Forest Preserves. Bids were requested at a per ton rate for a variety of fine and coarse aggregate materials as well as stone riprap. The contract was competitively bid, with a total of two (2) vendors responding to the solicitation for bids. KLF Enterprises, Inc. was the lowest bidder and offered a complete bid for all requested materials. Additionally, they demonstrated experience servicing large volume contracts with multiple delivery locations. This contract will be utilized by several Forest Preserves departments to consolidate and centralize districtwide procurement of granular materials. Bid OpeapprovePass Action details Not available
18-0352 1 GMA Construction Group, Chicago, Illinois 60609DisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Planning & Development Action: Disbursement Approval Payee: GMA Construction Group, Chicago, Illinois 60609 Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Fiscal Impact: $276,486.80 Accounts: Building Account, 51058.560106 Contract Number(s): 16-80-43R District(s): 4 and 17 Summary: Five (5) Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration SystemsapprovePass Action details Not available
18-0312 1 1-8-2 CONTRACTS AND PURCHASESOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT 1-8-2 CONTRACTS AND PURCHASES BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Title I - Administrative, Chapter 8 - District Finances, Section 2 - Contracts and Purchases of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: Full text of this Ordinance Amendment for 1-8-2: Contracts and Purchases can be found here: . Below is a list of the amended sections. Table of Contents A.3 Disqualification of Business Entity A.4 Exceptions A.5 Voiding Contacts A.6 Hearing B. Signatures Required on Contracts C. Purchases Requisitions Purchase Orders D.1 Disqualification for Tax and Fee Delinquency D.2 Statement Under Oath D.3 False Statements D.43 Delinquency During Pendency of Contract D.54 Applicability E. Bids by Local Business F.4 Designated Products and Recycled Designated Products F.5 Requirements for Purchasing Contracts F.6 Rules and Regulations for Procurement of Paper and Paper Products F.7 Annual Report F.8 Responsibilities F.97 Responsibilities of the approvePass Action details Not available
18-0358 1 Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expenses 1/1/2018 - 7/31/2018ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expenses Report Period: 1/1/2018 - 7/31/2018 Summary: Detailed fund analysis of revenue and expense report for July 2018.approvePass Action details Not available
17-0178 1 RESOLUTION TO OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZE AND ADOPT NAMES OF FOREST PRESERVE LANDS AND AMENITIESResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION TO OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZE AND ADOPT NAMES OF FOREST PRESERVE LANDS AND AMENITIES WHEREAS, the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Preserves”) recognizes the need to protect the natural and cultural history reflected in the names of the groves, trails, nature preserves, natural areas, facilities, and other public places (the “Venues”) owned or controlled by the Preserves. The Preserves seeks to ensure that these names are accurately represented so the residents of Cook County can easily find the Venues and the amenities they offer; and WHEREAS, in 2015, an internal Naming Committee was charged with discerning the correct and official names of all Venues and reviewing requests for the purpose of determining which naming requests to recommend to the Board of Commissioners of the Preserves (the “Board”) for approval; and WHEREAS, the internal Naming Committee undertook an exhaustive review of the Venues to determine which names had been formally adopted by the Board, were in common use, or had been abandoned; and WHEREAS, the internal NamiapprovePass Action details Not available
18-0313 2 ADOPTION OF THE SUSTAINABILITY & CLIMATE RESILIENCY PLANResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ADOPTION OF THE SUSTAINABILITY & CLIMATE RESILIENCY PLAN WHEREAS, over one hundred years ago, visionary leaders had the foresight to create the Forest Preserves of Cook County (hereafter the “Forest Preserves”) with the mission “to acquire, restore and manage lands for the purpose of protecting and preserving public open space”; and WHEREAS, Illinois has experienced a one-degree Fahrenheit increase in average annual temperature since the beginning of the 20th Century; and WHEREAS, recent climate projections published by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and other scientific organizations, predict that if global emissions of greenhouse gases continue to rise, historically unprecedented warming is anticipated in the Midwest region in the next few decades; and WHEREAS, along with a projected rise in annual temperatures, studies also project that the Midwest region likely will experience increased events of extreme precipitation during winter and spring, and intense summer droughts; and WHEREAS, the Forest Preserves is oneapprovePass Action details Not available
18-0327 1 CALLING A HEARING OF THE COOK COUNTY FOREST PRESRERVE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS THE COOK COUNTY FOREST PRESERVE ALCOHOL AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND VEHICLE POLICIESResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CALLING A HEARING OF THE COOK COUNTY FOREST PRESERVES BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS THE COOK COUNTY FOREST PRESERVE ALCOHOL AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND VEHICLE POLICIES WHEREAS, on Saturday, June 30, 2018 a fatal car accident occurred involving a Forest Preserve seasonal employee and a Forest Preserve vehicle; and WHEREAS, the accident occurred in Elk Grove Village on Arlington Heights Road, the employee was twenty years old under the influence driving a Ford F350 Crew dump truck with four individuals in the vehicle; and WHEREAS, the employee has been terminated by the Cook County Forest Preserves and charged with reckless homicide and aggravated driving under the influence of drugs involving a death; and WHEREAS, Elk Grove Police are leading the investigation, the investigation is ongoing; and WHEREAS, driving under the influence is reckless, it needlessly puts the driver and other lives at risk; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Cook County Forest Preserve Board of Commissioners call for a hearing with Superintendent ArnolapprovePass Action details Not available
18-0350 1  License RequestPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE FOR ITEM 18-0350 (Forest Preserve District Real Estate Committee 10/16/2018) PROPOSED LICENSE REQUEST Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”), as Licensor to grant a License to Dan Ryan Woods Gold Star Mothers Memorial, Grantee, to relocate, revamp, and maintain a previously existing monument at Dan Ryan Woods. The Forest Preserves will construct a new foundation for the reconstructed monument. The original monument was located at the southeast corner of 87th Street and Western Avenue in the 1920s and was decommissioned and stored by the Forest Preserves in November 2017. The new location for the memorial will be in proximity to the Dan Ryan Visitor Center. Stones from the original monument will be used in the revamped memorial and the Grantee will replace the missing original main plaque with a replica. Term: Twenty (20) years License Fee: $4,200.00 (waived) License Application Fee: $1,500.00 (waived) License Review Fee $3,000.00 (waived) YELAR Fee: $6,300.00 (waived) Total one-time upfront fee of $15,00referPass Action details Not available