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Meeting Name: FPD Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/22/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
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19-0001 1 RECOGNIZING THE FIELD MUSEUM AND THE FOREST PRESERVES OF COOK COUNTY FOR RECEIVING THE BEST OF THE BEST PARTNERSHIP AWARD FROM THE ILLINOIS ASSOCIATION OF PARK DISTRICTSConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE FIELD MUSEUM AND THE FOREST PRESERVES OF COOK COUNTY FOR RECEIVING THE BEST OF THE BEST PARTNERSHIP AWARD FROM THE ILLINOIS ASSOCIATION OF PARK DISTRICTS WHEREAS, on October 12, 2018, the Field Museum and the Forest Preserves of Cook County were honored with a Best of the Best award for Partnership from the Illinois Association of Park Districts; and WHEREAS, the Field Museum and the Forest Preserves have been working together since the early 1990’s to conserve and restore the Chicago Wilderness region’s natural communities and provide programs and resources to connect people to nature; and WHEREAS, the Field Museum partners with the Forest Preserves in a variety of ways including environmental education programs, stewardship activities, community outreach and special events; and WHEREAS, the Field Museum and the Forest Preserves have a robust history of sharing expertise on a wide variety of issues including restoration and stewardship, science based education standards, community outreach, and the preservation and protection of the   Not available Not available
19-0002 1 RECOGNIZING THE FOREST PRESERVES OF COOK COUNTY, FRIENDS OF THE FOREST PRESERVES, STUDENT CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION, GREENCORPS CHICAGO, AND AUDUBON GREAT LAKES FOR RECEIVING THE NATIONAL RECREATION AND PARKS ASSOCIATION’S INNOVATION IN CONSERVATION AWARDConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE FOREST PRESERVES OF COOK COUNTY, FRIENDS OF THE FOREST PRESERVES, STUDENT CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION, GREENCORPS CHICAGO, AND AUDUBON GREAT LAKES FOR RECEIVING THE NATIONAL RECREATION AND PARKS ASSOCIATION’S INNOVATION IN CONSERVATION AWARD FOR THE CONSERVATION CORPS PROGRAM WHEREAS, on September 26, 2018, the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) honored the Forest Preserves of Cook County Conservation Corps program with the Innovation in Conservation Award at its annual conference in Indianapolis, Indiana; and WHEREAS, the NRPA Innovation Awards recognize and honor the latest advancements in the field of parks and recreation and showcase the inspiring park and recreation agencies that have improved and empowered their communities through innovative practices in park design, health and wellness, environmental conservation, and social equity; and WHEREAS, the Innovation in Conservation Award specifically recognized the Conservation Corps as an creative and original set of programs that create a localized solution to address reg   Not available Not available
19-0128 2 TO REACH NET ZERO EMISSIONS BY 2050ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION TO REACH NET ZERO EMISSIONS BY 2050 WHEREAS, the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) and Cook County Government strive to be leaders in addressing climate change, and WHEREAS, both units of government are working to reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by the year 2050, a goal that is consistent with attempting to keep global temperatures from increasing more than 2°C over preindustrial temperatures, per the 2012 Doha Amendment to the United Nations Kyoto Protocol; and WHEREAS, with nearly 70,000 acres of land, the Forest Preserves of Cook County ecosystems play an essential climate change mitigation role by absorbing over 1,544,000 tons of CO2 annually, and further restoration projects will help sequester even more CO2; and WHEREAS, each year, ecosystems within the Forest Preserves already provide $469 million of ecosystem services including the above mentioned carbon storage and including flood control, water purification and groundwater recharge; and WHEREAS, in October 2018, the International Panel on Cl   Not available Video Video
19-0120 1 Ordinance for the Levy of Taxes for the Year 2019OrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE Ordinance for the Levy of Taxes for the Year 2019 BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of Commissioners of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County: Section 1. That this Ordinance is and the same is hereby termed the “Ordinance for the Levy of Taxes for the Year 2019.” Section 2. That the Committee on Finance of the Board of Commissioners of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Illinois has considered the subject of the Annual Tax Levy for the year 2019 and the several sums necessary to be levied to meet the needs and requirements of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County for said year and has recommended that this ordinance for the levy of taxes be adopted. Section 3. That the Commissioners of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, heretofore having approved and adopted the Annual Appropriation Ordinance for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County for the year commencing January 1, 2019 at its meeting held November 15, 2018, which ordinance was published by authority of said Board as provided by law and which portion of said Approp   Not available Video Video
19-0139 1 REQUESTING A HEARING OF THE BOTANIC GARDEN COMMITTEE FOR A REPORT FROM THE SENIOR STAFF OF THE GARDEN CONCERNING THE OPERATIONS AND PROGRAMS OF THE CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDENResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION REQUESTING A HEARING OF THE BOTANIC GARDEN COMMITTEE FOR A REPORT FROM THE SENIOR STAFF OF THE GARDEN CONCERNING THE OPERATIONS AND PROGRAMS OF THE CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDEN WHEREAS, in 1962, the Chicago Horticultural Society agreed to help create and manage a new public garden. With the groundbreaking for the Chicago Botanic Garden in 1965 and its opening in 1972, the Society created a permanent site on which to carry out its mission; and WHEREAS, the Garden has matured into one of the world’s great living museums and conservation science centers. Within the nine laboratories of the Garden's Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Plant Conservation Science Center, scientists and graduate students conduct a wide array of plant research. The Garden is one of only 17 public gardens accredited by the American Association of Museums. Its Lenhardt Library contains 150,000 volumes-including one of the nation's best collections of rare botanical books; and WHEREAS, the Garden has 50,000 members - one of the largest memberships of any U.S. botanic garden. People of all ages,   Not available Video Video
18-0345 1 Village of Schiller Park,Illinois (“the Village”)License RequestPROPOSED LICENSE REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”), as Licensor to grant a License to the Village of Schiller Park (“the Village”), Grantee, to locate, operate and maintain a 227-foot-long and 16.5-foot-wide paved access road along the west side of the east half of vacated Boylan Avenue in Catherine Chevalier Woods, on Forest Preserves’ land that is currently in degraded condition. The access road will provide fire and emergency access, as well as parking access, for the 5035 N. River Road, LLC building, which is being redeveloped from a vacant industrial building to a banquet hall. The Village indicates that three (3) trees are proposed for removal, with a Tree Mitigation value of $13,063.17. Two nearby surplus parcels would also be purchased from the Forest Preserves as additional benefits. On November 2, 2018, 5035 N. River Road, LLC purchased the Preserves’ Surplus Parcel A, an isolated 0.201-acre tract adjacent to the building, for $93,000.00 (Agenda Item 18-0347) and the Village has agreed to purchase   Not available Video Video
19-0122 1 Village of Schiller Park, IllinoisSale or Purchase of Real EstatePROPOSED SALE OR PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE Department(s): Legal Department Other Part(ies): Village of Schiller Park, Illinois Request: It is respectfully requested that this proposed sale be approved. Description of Real Estate: Surplus Parcel 12 2.66 ± acres described as follows: That portion of Block 5 in the Superior Court Partition of that part of the South Section of Robinson’s Reserve lying West of the West Right of Way Line of new Des Plaines Avenue and North of North Right of Way Line of Irving Park Boulevard in Township 40 North, Range 12, East of the Third Principal Meridian, in Cook County, Illinois. Permanent Index Number: Part of 12-15-400-004-0000 Section: N/A Parcel(s): Surplus Parcel 12 Fiscal Impact: $625,000.00 in revenue Accounts: Anticipated Land Sales/Surplus 510006.411466 District(s): 9 Summary: The Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) recently concluded negotiations for the sale of a Surplus Parcel that has been approved for sale by the State Legislature, Surplus Parcel 12, consisting of approximately 2.66 acre   Not available Not available
19-0101 1 Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Springfield, Illinois and the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission, Springfield, IllinoisIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Resource Management Other Part(ies): Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Springfield, Illinois and the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission, Springfield, Illinois Request: Authorization to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (“IDNR”) and the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission (“INPC”) Goods or Services: Coordination of joint ecological management activities on 114 acres of land owned by the IDNR and the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) at Wolf Road Prairie. Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: 1/22/2019 - 1/21/2024, with one (1) five-year extension option to be executed at the discretion of the General Superintendent Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A District(s): 17 Summary: The Forest Preserves previously entered into an Intergovernmental Agreement (“IGA”) with the IDNR and the INPC for the purpose of cooperatively managing and connecting parcels that are independently owned by each agency in an    Not available Video Video
19-0104 1 University of Illinois Extension, Champaign, IllinoisIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Conservation and Experiential Programming Other Part(ies): University of Illinois Extension, Champaign, Illinois Request: Authorization to enter into Intergovernmental Agreement with the University of Illinois Extension and make quarterly payments of $56,250.00 on contract Goods or Services: Environmental education and outreach services Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: 1/22/2019 - 12/31/2019 Fiscal Impact: $225,000.00 Accounts: Corporate Fund Districtwide Services 51001.700005 District(s): Districtwide Summary: The University of Illinois Extension (the “Extension”) will provide educational and public outreach programs, thus significantly expanding educational opportunities for youth and adult populations within Cook County, including the Conservation@Home program. The Extension will also provide professional training workshops for Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) staff in numerous departments and assist in growing the number of Master Naturalists and Mas   Not available Not available
19-0116 1 MCImetro Access Transmission Services LLC (“MCImetro”)License RequestPROPOSED LICENSE REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”), as Licensor to grant a License to MCImetro Access Transmission Services LLC (“MCImetro”), Grantee, to locate, operate and maintain 3,078 linear feet of 2-inch underground conduit with fiber optic cable along the north side of 87th Street in the Willow Springs Woods and Buffalo Woods Forest Preserves. The conduit and fiber optic line will be installed by directional bore within and alongside the right of way of 87th Street from vacated Elm Street to Kean Avenue. No trees are proposed to be removed or impacted by this project. Term: Ten (10) Years License Fee: $89,033.06 License Application Fee: $1,500.00 License Review Fees: $11,500.00 YELAR Fee: $6,300.00 Total one-time upfront fee of $108,333.06 for the term of the License (Sec. 5-2A-4 and 5-2B-4) Tree Mitigation Fee: None The area of the License is: 1.06 Acres Concurrence(s): The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. Grantee has met the insurance requirements unde   Not available Video Video
19-0118 1 Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into a Partnership Agreement with Friends of the Chicago River, Chicago, IllinoisPartnership AgreementPROPOSED PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into a Partnership Agreement with Friends of the Chicago River, Chicago, Illinois. Reason: Friends of the Chicago River has received a grant from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation via the Chi-Cal Rivers Fund in the amount of $242,668.96 to support the restoration of Crooked Creek, a tributary of the Cal-Sag Channel located within the Palos-Sag Valley region in southwest Cook County. The project will restore the waterway’s natural system of infiltration by removing invasive plants from 207 acres and allowing native plants to enhance absorbance. This will lead to improved water quality, decreased storm water volume entering Crooked Creek, and improved habitat for wildlife. Total budget costs for the project are $492,668.96, of which the Forest Preserves proposes to contribute $250,000.00 in cash match and other in-kind support representing an approximate 50% match. This match is being partially met through ongoing brush clearing   Not available Video Video
19-0125 1 Siemens Industry, Inc., Mount Prospect, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Facilities and Fleet Vendor: Siemens Industry, Inc., Mount Prospect, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Fire and Intrusion Alarm Monitoring Original Contract Period: 10/1/2017 - 9/30/2018, 1st Administrative Extension 10/1/2018 - 11/29/2018, 2nd Administrative Extension 11/30/2018 - 9/30/2019 Proposed Contract Period Extension: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $31,970.00 Original Approval: 5/24/2018, $31,970.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $31,775.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2019 $31,775.00 Accounts: Professional Services 51001.520840 Contract Number(s): 031517-SIE 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): Districtwide Summary: The Forest Preserves procured services from Siemens Indus   Not available Not available
19-0126 1 Siemens Industry, Inc., Mount Prospect, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Facilities and Fleet Vendor: Siemens Industry, Inc., Mount Prospect, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Fire and Intrusion Alarm and Security Camera Repair Services Original Contract Period: 9/29/2017 - 9/28/2018, 1st Administrative Extension 9/29/2018 - 11/28/2018, 2nd Administrative Extension 11/29/2018 - 9/28/2019 Proposed Contract Period Extension: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $75,000.00 Original Approval: 9/29/2017, $75,000.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $31,606.93 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2019 $31,606.93 Accounts: Professional Services 51001.520840 Contract Number(s): 031517-SIE 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): Districtwide Summary: The Forest Preserves procured s   Not available Not available
19-0127 1 T&M Lakes Inc., Orland Park, IllinoisContract AmendmentREQUEST APPROVAL TO EXERCISE CONTRACT RENEWAL OPTION Department(s): Permits, Rentals and Concessions Vendor: T&M Lakes Inc., Orland Park, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Boat concessions Original Contract Period: 4/14/2015 - 4/13/2018; on 11/14/2017 term extended to 4/13/2019 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 4/14/2019 - 4/13/2020 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: N/A Original Approval: 4/14/2015 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: $6,000.00 (Revenue Generating) Accounts: N/A Contract Number(s): 14-40-409B Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): 17 Summary: The Forest Preserves would like to exercise the second of two (2) one-year extension options to allow T&M Lakes to continue to provide boat rental services at the Tampier Lake Boathouse on a seasonal basis. In the past two (2) years, mor   Not available Not available
19-0129 1 Chicago River Canoe and Kayak, Evanston, IllinoisContract AmendmentREQUEST APPROVAL TO EXERCISE CONTRACT RENEWAL OPTION Department(s): Permits, Rentals and Concessions Vendor: Chicago River Canoe and Kayak, Evanston, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Boat concessions Original Contract Period: 4/10/2015 - 4/9/2018; on 11/14/2017 term extended to 4/9/2019 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 4/10/2019 - 4/9/2020 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: N/A Original Approval: 4/14/2015 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: $14,000.00 (Revenue Generating) Accounts: N/A Contract Number(s): 14-40-409 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): 15 Summary: The Forest Preserves would like to exercise the second of two (2) one-year extension options to allow Chicago River Canoe and Kayak to continue to provide boat rental services at the Busse Lake Boathouse on a seasonal basis.    Not available Not available
19-0131 1 D&M Welding Inc, Bridgeview, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Planning and Department Vendor: D&M Welding Inc, Bridgeview, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services to complete Dan Ryan Woods nature play treehouse elements under Contract 17-80-10C1-R Contract Value: $71,015.00 Contract period: 1/22/2019 - 6/30/2019 Estimated Fiscal Impact: $71,015.00 (to be partially offset by deductions from the Kee Construction contract amount under Contract 17-80-10C1-R) Accounts: Site Improvement 51009.560055, 51025.560055, 51026.560055, 51055.560055, 51056.560055, 51057.560055, 51058.560055, 51059.560055 and Grant 51010.560055 Contract Number(s): 17-80-10C1-R-D&M Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): 4 Summary: A new sole source contract is needed to complete final steel work for a treehouse at the Dan Ryan Woods nature play area. Contract 17-80-10C1-R was awarded to Kee Construction LLC on   Not available Not available
19-0114 1 Procurement and Disbursements Report Period: 11/1/2018 - 11/30/2018ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Procurement and Disbursements Report Period: 11/1/2018 - 11/30/2018 Summary: Submitting the Procurement and Disbursements Report for the period of November 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.   Not available Not available
19-0103 1 Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar - 1/22/2019 - 2/19/2019Calendar of EventsPROPOSED CALENDAR OF EVENTS Department: Conservation and Experiential Programming Summary: Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar - 1/22/2019 - 2/19/2019 When it Snows! Cross-country skiing is a fun way to stay active during winter. Starting December 15th, as soon as conditions are skiable (frozen ground and 5” snow). Sagawau Nordic in Lemont is open daily from 9am-4pm. Trails will be open and groomed as snow conditions permit and could include a late start or an early finish. Beginner ski lessons are offered on Saturdays at 9:30 am for a fee; Watch Sagawau’s Facebook page and call 630-257-2045 for the most up-to-date trail conditions. Registration required. Snowshoes are available at all our Nature Centers Snowshoes are available when snow is 4” or greater. Equipment is limited and is loaned with no charge on a first come, first serve basis. Driver’s license required. Follow us on Facebook to learn about pop-up Snowshoe programs when conditions allow. Sledding Hills offer winter fun day and night! Sledding hills are open when the ground is frozen and covered   Not available Video Video
18-0405 1 2019 Update to the 5-Year Capital Improvement PlanReportREPORT Department: Planning & Development Request: Receive and File Report Title: 2019 Update to the 5-Year Capital Improvement Plan Report Period: Five (5) Years, 2019-2023 Summary: This report is an update of capital improvement projects and funding needs for the next five (5) years (2019-2023). Capital improvement needs were identified by Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) staff, partner organizations and members of the public. The draft can be downloaded from the Forest Preserves’ website at www.fpdcc.com/cip Additional requests and comments can also be submitted on that web page or on the Forest Preserves’ Facebook page. A final report will be issued at the January 2019 board meeting.   Not available Not available
18-0515 1 Alan M. Bell, Maria Pesqueira, and Shelley Spencer, Members, Conservation and Policy CouncilAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Alan M. Bell, Maria Pesqueira, and Shelley Spencer Position: New Conservation and Policy Council members. The Conservation and Policy Council advises the President, Board of Commissioners and General Superintendent on specific steps to implement the Next Century Conservation Plan, the Forest Preserves of Cook County’s ambitious long-range plan to restore our forest preserves to ecological health and ensure that all the residents of Cook County are welcome at the Forest Preserves of Cook County. Department/Board/Commission: Conservation and Policy Council Effective date: 1/1/2019 Expiration date: This appointment will remain in effect until 12/31/2021. Summary: Alan M. Bell is a partner at the law firm of Charity & Associates, P.C., focusing on municipal finance and real estate finance. He is also the founder and president of The Elements Group, which focuses on nature-oriented development projects. Maria Pesqueira is President of the Healthy Communities Foundation, and has served for 15 years as President & CEO to Mujere   Not available Not available
19-0140 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 December 11, 2018.   Not available Not available
19-0133 1 Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation -1/22/2019Recommendation of the Finance Subcomittee (Workers' Compensation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (WORKERS’ COMPENSATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation -1/22/2019 The Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ Compensation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval: Workers’ Compensation Claims approved Fiscal Year 2019 to present: $0.00 Workers’ Compensation Claims to Be Approved: $43,886.19   Not available Not available
19-0135 1 Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -12/11/2018Recommendation of the Finance Subcommittee (Litigation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -12/11/2018 The Finance Subcommittee on Litigation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval: Proposed Settlements Approved Fiscal Year 2019 to Present: $0.00 Proposed Settlements to Be Approved: $2,076.56 Legal Fees Approved Fiscal Year 2019 to Present: $0.00 Legal Fees for 12/11/2018 to Be Approved: $90,005.26   Not available Not available
19-0117 1 Old Veteran Construction Inc., Chicago, IllinoisDisbursementPROPOSED DISBURSEMENT Department(s): Planning and Development Action: Disbursement Approval Payee: Old Veteran Construction Inc., Chicago, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Camp Reinberg Development Fiscal Impact: $113,178.54 Accounts: Campgrounds 51025.560057, 51026.560057, 51054.560057, 51055.560057, 51056.560057, 51057.560057, 51058.560057, 51009.560057 Contract Number(s): 13-80-03-004-C District(s): 14 Summary: This payment request is for final payment for construction of Camp Reinberg under a contract that expired on March 23, 2017. Camp Reinberg opened in 2015 with conditional approval from the Palatine Fire Protection District (“Palatine FPD”) that the seasonal sprinkler system for the four (4) unheated small cabins in the camp must be winterized even if the cabins are closed in the winter. The cost to winterize the sprinkler system was significant, so the Forest Preserves requested a waiver to leave the cabins unprotected during the winter and explore the feasibility of heating the cabins to allow for winter use. The cost to hea   Not available Not available
19-0102 1 Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense Report Period: 1/1/2018 - 11/30/2018ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense Report Period: 1/1/2018 - 11/30/2018 Summary: Detailed Fund Analysis Revenue and Expense Report for November 2018.   Not available Not available
19-0145 1 Miami Woods & Prairie and St. Paul Woods 2018 Restoration UpdateReportREPORT Department: Office of Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin Request: Receive and File Report Title: Miami Woods & Prairie and St. Paul Woods 2018 Restoration Update Report Period: 2018 Summary: Provides a summary of the ecological restoration activities in Miami Woods & Prairie and St. Paul Woods during 2018, including a review of the ecological health of the Woods (native plant communities, impact of deer, elimination of invasive species, etc.) and of volunteer activities (number of volunteers, hours, activities, etc.).   Not available Not available