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Meeting Name: FPD Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/16/2018 11:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
Part 2 of 2: Regular Order of Business
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
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Attachments: To comment on an item on this agenda, click here, New Items Agenda 10-16-2018.pdf, Public Testimony Forms - FPD Board Meeting 10-16-18.pdf, Natural and Cultural Resources Master Plan 2018 summary Report.pdf
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18-0397 1 TO AUTHORIZE THE FOREST PRESERVES OF COOK COUNTY TO ACCEPT STATEWIDE PLANNING AND RESEARCH GRANT FUNDS FOR TRAIL CONDITION EVALUATIONResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE FOREST PRESERVES OF COOK COUNTY TO ACCEPT STATEWIDE PLANNING AND RESEARCH GRANT FUNDS FOR TRAIL CONDITION EVALUATION WHEREAS, the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) has sought and been awarded funds from the Statewide Planning and Research Program (“SPR Grant”), a federally-funded program administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation (“IDOT”), to develop a systematic approach for regular inspection and evaluation of trail conditions including bridges, underpasses, road crossings, and wayfinding signs (hereafter the “Project”); and WHEREAS, the Project would also include the development of a system to collect routine user counts, the selecting of an infrastructure management database and the collection of baseline data with an additional season of follow-up comparison data; and WHEREAS, the funds would allow the Forest Preserves to conduct a gap analysis in the regional and sub-regional trail network focused on connections to other transportation modes; and WHEREAS, the Project would assist in the approvePass Action details Video Video
18-0408 1 AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF REAL ESTATE FROM THE FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT OF COOK COUNTY TO THE COUNTY OF COOKResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF REAL ESTATE FROM THE FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT OF COOK COUNTY TO THE COUNTY OF COOK WHEREAS, the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, an Illinois Special District (“District”), is the owner of real estate located in Rosemont, Cook County, Illinois, legally described on Exhibit A (“District Real Estate”); and WHEREAS, the County of Cook, a body politic and corporate of the State of Illinois (“County”), is the owner of property adjacent to the District Real Estate; and WHEREAS, the County desires to obtain title to the District Real Estate for the public purpose of improving the land to the extent permitted by law; and WHEREAS, the provisions of Article VII, Section 10 of the 1970 Illinois Constitution and the provisions of the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act, 5 ILCS 22/1 et seq. authorize and encourage the intergovernmental cooperation set forth in this Resolution; and WHEREAS, the Local Government Property Transfer Act, 50 ILCS 605/0.01 et seq. provides statutory authority for one municipality to convey title to referPass Action details Video Video
18-0411 1 TO CREATE A FOREST PRESERVE NEAR OAK FOREST HERITAGE PRESERVEOrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE TO CREATE A FOREST PRESERVE NEAR OAK FOREST HERITAGE PRESERVE AN ORDINANCE CREATING A FOREST PRESERVE in part of Fractional Section 22, Township 36 North, Range 13 East of the Third Principal Meridian, all in Cook County, Illinois near Oak Forest Heritage Preserve in District 5. WHEREAS, The Board of Forest Preserve Commissioners of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Illinois, pursuant to the statutes in such case made and provided, has from time to time acquired by purchase, condemnation, gift, grant, or devise, lands necessary and desirable for Forest Preserve purposes con­taining one or more natural forests or parts thereof, or lands connecting such forests or parts thereof, or lands capable of being reforested for the purpose of protecting and preserving the flora, fauna, and scenic beauties within the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Illinois, and to restore, restock, protect, and preserve the natural forests and said lands together with their flora and fauna, as nearly as may be, in their natural state and condition, for the purposereferPass Action details Not available
18-0399 1 REQUEST TO REGISTER A PORTION OF WAMPUM LAKE AS AN ILLINOIS NATURE PRESERVEMiscellaneous Item of BusinessPROPOSED MISCELLANEOUS ITEM OF BUSINESS REQUEST TO REGISTER A PORTION OF WAMPUM LAKE AS AN ILLINOIS NATURE PRESERVE Department: Resource Management Summary: Requesting authority, pursuant to Section 9 of the Cook County Forest Preserve District Act (70 ILCS 810/9), to register a portion of the Wampum Lake preserve as an Illinois Nature Preserve with the Illinois Nature Preserve Commission (“INPC”). This dedication contributes to one of the key goals set forward in the Next Century Conservation Plan to dedicate and register 20,000 acres with the INPC by 2025. Dedication of a site as a Nature Preserve provides the highest level of protection for land in Illinois, and is granted only to natural areas of important natural and cultural significance. The proposed Wampum Lake Nature Preserve is approximately a 380-acre portion of the preserves located in the Village of Thornton in southeast Cook County. The site consists of unusual natural communities such as sand seep, sand savanna, and open floodplain. The site also contains important cultural resources which meritapprovePass Action details Video Video
18-0398 1 REQUEST TO REGISTER AN ADDITION TO THORNTON-LANSING ROAD NATURE PRESERVEMiscellaneous Item of BusinessPROPOSED MISCELLANEOUS ITEM OF BUSINESS REQUEST TO REGISTER AN ADDITION TO THORNTON-LANSING ROAD NATURE PRESERVE Department: Resource Management Summary: Requesting authority, pursuant to Section 9 of the Cook County Forest Preserve District Act (70 ILCS 810/9), to register an addition to Thornton-Lansing Road Nature Preserve with the Illinois Nature Preserve Commission (“INPC”). This dedication contributes to one of the key goals set forward in the Next Century Conservation Plan to dedicate and register 20,000 acres with the INPC by 2025. Dedication of a site as a Nature Preserve provides the highest level of protection for land in Illinois, and is granted only to natural areas of important natural and cultural significance. The proposed addition is approximately an 100-acre portion of the preserves located adjacent to Thornton-Lansing Road Nature Preserve in the Village of Thornton in southeast Cook County. This addition expands the footprint of the existing nature preserve from 340 to 440 acres. The site consists of a mosaic of high-quality natural communitapprovePass Action details Not available
18-0337 1 Billy Casper Golf, Reston, VirginiaContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Conservation & Experiential Programming Vendor: Billy Casper Golf, Reston, Virginia Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into and execute a contract Good(s) or Service(s): Campground Management Services Contract Value: Total contract amount over five (5) plus years is $4,625,000.00 which consists of management fees of $875,000.00, plus $3,750,000.00 for campground operations; with the understanding that the appropriation for the campground operation expenses will be approved each year in the annual budget process. Contract period: 12/01/2018 - 11/30/2023; with the option for two (2), two (2) year extensions Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY2019 $925,000.00; FY2020 $925,000.00; FY2021 $925,000.00; FY 2022 $925,000.00; FY 2023 $925,000.00 Accounts: Professional Services 51001.520840 Contract Number(s): 17-35-117 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 Video Video
18-0383 1 Billy Casper Golf, Reston, VirginiaContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Permits, Rentals and Concessions Vendor: Billy Casper Golf, Reston, Virginia Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into and execute a contract Good(s) or Service(s): Pavilion Management Services Contract Value: Total contract value over three (3) years is $809,696.20 which includes $156,899.00 in management fees, plus $652,797.20 for pavilion rental operational expenses; with the understanding that the appropriation for the pavilion operation expenses will be approved each year in the annual budget process. Contract period: 10/16/2018 - 10/15/2021; with the option for two (2), one (1) year extensions Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY2018 $10,000.00; FY2019 $252,776.00; FY2020 $267,979.90; FY 2021 $278,940.30 Accounts: Professional Services 51001.520850 Contract Number(s): 18-40-425 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): 4, 9, 10, 15, 17 Summary: This contract is for Billy Casper Golf approvePass Action details Not available
18-0380 1 Wood Environmental & Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. formerly amec foster wheeler and formerly AMEC Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc., Chicago, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Planning and Development Vendor: Wood Environmental & Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. formerly amec foster wheeler and formerly AMEC Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to extend and increase a previously executed contract Good(s) or Service(s): Program Management/Owner’s Representative Service for Capital Improvement Landscape/Civil Engineering Program Original Contract Period: Three (3) years 12/5/2012 - 12/4/2015; Board approval of two (2), one (1) year extensions on 11/17/2015 (12/5/2015 - 12/4/2016) and 11/15/2016 (12/5/2016 - 12/4/2017); Administrative Extension: Sixty (60) days (12/5/2017 - 2/2/2018); Board approval of one (1) year extension on 1/9/2018 for the period 2/3/2018 - 2/2/2019 Proposed Contract Period Extension: Six (6) months (2/3/2019 - 8/2/2019) Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $1,050,355.20 Original Approval: 12/5/2012, $892,560.00 Previous Increase(s): 2/9/2017 Administrative inapprovePass Action details Not available
18-0384 2 CorVel Healthcare Corporation, Irvine, CaliforniaContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Legal Department Vendor: CorVel Healthcare Corporation, Irvine, California Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): The Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) wishes to utilize CorVel Healthcare Corporation (“CorVel”) for workers’ compensation administration services, similar to services provided by CorVel to Cook County. Original Contract Period: 11/19/2014 -9/30/2017 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 10/1/2017, retroactive - 9/30/2019 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $525,000.00 Original Approval: 11/18/2014, $525,000.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $433,000.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: $208,000.00 (10/1/2017 - 9/30/2018); $225,000.00 (10/1/2018 - 9/30/2019) Accounts: Workers’ Compensation 51011.580111 Contract Number(s): CC 1318 -13179 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has meapprovePass Action details Not available
18-0389 1 Swim Chicago Southland, Bridgeview, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Conservation & Experiential Programing Vendor: Swim Chicago Southland, Bridgeview, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to exercise one (1) year extension option Good(s) or Service(s): Aquatic center management services Original Contract Period: 3/22/2016 - 3/21/2019 with two (2), one (1) year extension options Proposed Contract Period Extension: Extension period start date 3/22/2019 - 3/21/2020 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $3,211,551.00 Original Approval: 3/22/2016, $3,211,551.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: Total contract amount requested is $823,670.00 which includes $82,566.00 management fee and $741,104.00 for aquatic center operations. Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2019 $823,670.00 Accounts: Professional Services 51001.520840 Contract Number(s): 16-35-01 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): 4, 9, 10,approvePass Action details Not available
18-0387 1 Illinois Department of Natural ResourcesGrant Application Authorization RequestPROPOSED GRANT APPLICATION AUTHORIZATION REQUEST Department: Planning & Development Grantee: Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) Grantor: Illinois Department of Natural Resources Request: Authorization to apply for grant Purpose: To create a nature-based education & recreation campus at Sand Ridge/Shabbona Woods/Green Lake Grant Amount: $694,700.00 Grant Period: Two (2) years from approval of grant Fiscal Impact: The Forest Preserves Match Amount $694,700.00 over a two (2) year period is contingent upon the future Forest Preserves’ Board approval. Accounts: Consulting & Management Services 51009.520830, 51055.520830, 51056.520830, 51057.520830, 51058.520830 and future 51059.520830; Site Improvement 51009.560060, 51055.560060, 51056.560060, 51057.560060, 51058.560060 and future 51059.560060; Trail Accounts 51009.560063, 51055.560063, 51056.560063, 51057.560063, 51058.560063 and future 51059.560063; and Building Accounts 51009.560106, 51055.560106, 51056.560106, 51057.560106, 51058.560106 and future 51059.560106 ConcuapprovePass Action details Not available
18-0400 1 University of Illinois, Champaign, IllinoisIntergovernmental Agreement RenewalPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT RENEWAL Department: Resource Management Other Part(ies): University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois Request: Authorization to renew an existing Intergovernmental Agreement with the Prairie Research Institute of the University of Illinois Goods or Services: Professional services related to the execution and implementation of the Natural and Cultural Resources Master Plan Agreement Number: FPD 2014-01101 Agreement Period: Original contract period 10/1/2013 - 12/31/2018; Proposed renewal period 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2023 Fiscal Impact: Not to exceed $200,000.00 per year, or a total of $1,000,000.00 over the five (5) year renewal term. Accounts: Professional Services 51058.520860, Special or Co-op Programs 51058.521313, Habitat Enhancement 51009.521452 and 51058.521452, Habitat Restoration 51009.521444 and 51058.521444, Intern Programs 51009.521525 and 51058.521525, Grant Match and Work Fund 51009.521440, Grant & Mitigation accounts 51010.5131 District(s): Districtwide Summary: On 10/1/2013, the Board of Commissioners authorized the FapprovePass Action details Not available
18-0403 1 City of Chicago and Chicago Park District, IllinoisIntergovernmental Agreement AmendmentPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT AMENDMENT Department: Conservation & Experiential Programming Other Part(ies): City of Chicago and Chicago Park District, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County to extend contract for two (2) years Goods or Services: Partnership related to the formation and funding of the not-for-profit NeighborSpace Agreement Number: N/A Agreement Period: Original contract period 1/16/1997 - 1/16/2000; on 1/4/1999 term extended to 12/31/2018; proposed extension period 1/1/2019 through 12/31/2020 Fiscal Impact: FY 2019 $50,000.00; FY 2020 $50,000.00 Accounts: Professional Services 51001.520840 District(s): Districtwide Summary: In 1997, the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) entered into an agreement with the City of Chicago and the Chicago Park District to form NeighborSpace, a not-for-profit that owns, leases and insures small parks, gardens, natural areas, river edges and scenic landscapes in the City of Chicago. A Forest Preserves Commissioner, the Superintendent, and a Forest PapprovePass Action details Video Video
18-0409 1 Cook County, IllinoisIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Law Enforcement Department Other Part(ies): Cook County, Illinois Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement to receive a grant Goods or Services: Grant not to exceed $43,450.00 for one (1) K-9 vehicle to support law enforcement efforts Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: 10/16/2018 - 5/31/2019 Fiscal Impact: Grant revenue up to $43,450.00 Accounts: N/A District(s): Districtwide Summary: Cook County is a recipient of the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (“JAG”) Program funding from the United States Department of Justice through the Chicago Police Department. JAG Program funding allows states, tribes and local governments to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on local needs and conditions. Pursuant to a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Chicago, Cook County has been allocated a portion of the 2016 JAG Grant and Cook approvePass Action details Not available
18-0401 1 Natural and Cultural Resources Master Plan 2018 Summary ReportReportREPORT Department: Resource Management Request: Receive and File Report Title: Natural and Cultural Resources Master Plan 2018 Summary Report Report Period: 10/2013 - 9/2018 Summary: In October of 2013 the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") partnered with the University of Illinois's Prairie Research Institute ("PRI"), one of the state’s premier science consortiums, for the purpose of developing a Natural and Cultural Resources Master Plan and providing tools for its successful implementation. This document is a summary of the accomplishments of the Forest Preserves’ five (5) year partnership with PRI. Some of these accomplishments include, but are not limited to, the completion of the Natural and Cultural Resources Master Plan in 2015, which described the historic and current status of both natural and cultural resources in the Forest Preserves, identified threats to its resources, and provided options for reducing the effects of those threats. PRI also provided a broad set of tools for successful execution of the plan and effectreceive and filedPass Action details Video Video
18-0407 1 Procurement and Disbursement Report 8/1/2018 - 8/31/2018ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Procurement and Disbursement Report Period: 8/1/2018 - 8/31/2018 Summary: Submitting the Procurements and Disbursements Report for the period of August 2018. The Report is 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
18-0402 1 Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar 10/17/2018 - 11/13/2018Calendar of EventsPROPOSED CALENDAR OF EVENTS Department: Conservation and Experiential Programming Summary: Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar 10/17/2018 - 11/13/2018 Saturdays and Sundays, 10/13 - 10/28 (All Day) Boo! at the Zoo, Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield Little ghosts and goblins of all ages are sure to have a howlin’ good time! Our not-so-scary and fun-filled event has something for the entire family to enjoy, including Halloween themed games and activities. Wednesday, 10/17; 5pm Haunted History; Oak Forest Heritage Preserve East, Oak Forest Discover the uncommon history of this iconic preserve that spans 13,000 years. Includes 1.75-mile casual hike. Friday, 10/19; 5pm - 8pm Stars, Stories, and S’mores, Rolling Knolls, Elgin Join us for a family-friendly evening in the Forest Preserves. There will be a cozy fire, s’mores, storytelling, astronomy, night hikes, and natural material building. Saturday, 10/20; 11am - 2pm Leave No Child Inside: Family Fun Day, Sand Ridge Nature Center, South Holland Bring the kids to spend time outsireceive and filedPass Action details Video Video
18-0414 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 9/11/2018.approvePass Action details Not available
18-0381 1 RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -9/11/2018Recommendation of the Finance Subcommittee (Litigation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -9/11/2018 The Finance Subcommittee on Litigation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval: Proposed Settlements Approved Fiscal Year 2018 to Present: $276,087.46 Proposed Settlements to Be Approved: $3,404.77 Legal Fees Approved Fiscal Year 2018 to Present: $444,500.06 Legal Fees for 9/11/2018 to Be Approved: $157,849.86approvePass Action details Not available
18-0382 1 RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -9/11/2018Recommendation of the Finance Subcomittee (Workers' Compensation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -9/11/2018 The Finance Subcommittee on Litigation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval: Proposed Settlements Approved Fiscal Year 2018 to Present: $276,087.46 Proposed Settlements to Be Approved: $3,404.77 Legal Fees Approved Fiscal Year 2018 to Present: $444,500.06 Legal Fees for 9/11/2018 to Be Approved: $157,849.86approvePass Action details Not available
18-0386 2 Illinois Department of Transportation, Springfield, IllinoisDisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Planning and Development Action: Disbursement Approval Payee: Illinois Department of Transportation, Springfield, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Fiscal Impact: $168,062.11 Accounts: Trails Account 51025.560063 Contract Number(s): 06-80-03 District(s): 5, 6 Summary: This is the final payment for the Illinois Department of Transportation construction project that connected three (3) separate portions of the existing Thorn Creek system and linked Thorn Creek Trail, Old Plank Trail, and Burnham Greenway Trail. The project added 4.75 miles of new trail to the existing system of 12.7 miles.approvePass Action details Not available
18-0388 1 Path Construction Company, Arlington Heights, IllinoisDisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Planning and Development Action: Disbursement Approval Payee: Path Construction Company, Arlington Heights, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Fiscal Impact: $199,100.14 Accounts: Building Account 51025.560106 Contract Number(s): 13-80-01-G7R3 District(s): 15 Summary: This is the final payment to Path Construction Company for the completion of the new Rolling Knolls Visitor Center. The construction services includes demolishing a portion of the existing clubhouse that was no longer usable, remodeling the remaining portion of the clubhouse, building an addition, and reconstructing the existing parking lot.approvePass Action details Not available
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 adoptionapprovePass Action details Not available
18-0406 1 Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense 1/1/2018 - 8/31/2018ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense Report Period: 1/1/2018 - 8/31/2018 Summary: Detailed Fund Analysis Revenue and Expense Report for August 2018.receive and filedPass Action details Not available
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): 6approvePass Action details Not available
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 FapprovePass 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): 17approvePass 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 maintaininapprovePass 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 NapprovePass Action details Not available
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 approvePass 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 $15,00approvePass Action details Not available
18-0426 1 Morton Grove-Niles Water CommissionLicense RequestPROPOSED LICENSE REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (“the Preserves”), as Licensor to grant a License to the Morton Grove-Niles Water Commission, Grantee, to locate, operate and maintain a 20 inch ductile water transmission main located at the east of West Niles Terrace and the west end of Jarvis Ave., and Oakton Street between North Caldwell Ave. and Natchez Ave. Term: 10 years License Fee: $51,429.75 License Application Fee: $500.00 YELAR Fee: $6,300.00 Total one-time upfront fee of $65,229.75 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: .6123 Acre(s) Concurrence(s): Pending review and approval by the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney. Grantee shall have to meet the insurance requirements under the License Agreement. The Forest Preserves staff will review the license application and plans, and consider whether to make a recommendation. District(s): 13referPass Action details Not available