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Meeting Name: FPD Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/25/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
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19-0282 1 HONORING THE FOREST PRESERVES OF COOK COUNTY’S GREATER MAYWOOD PADDLING PROGRAM FOR RECEIVING AWARDS FROM BOTH THE SOCIETY OF OUTDOOR RECREATION PROFESSIONALS AND THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY PARK AND RECREATION OFFICIALSConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE FOREST PRESERVES OF COOK COUNTY’S GREATER MAYWOOD PADDLING PROGRAM FOR RECEIVING AWARDS FROM BOTH THE SOCIETY OF OUTDOOR RECREATION PROFESSIONALS AND THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY PARK AND RECREATION OFFICIALS WHEREAS, on May 8, 2019, the Forest Preserves of Cook County’s Greater Maywood Paddling Program received the Project Excellence Award from the Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals; and WHEREAS, on June 9, 2019, the Forest Preserves of Cook County’s Greater Maywood Paddling Program also received a National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials Award in the Park and Recreation Program - Class II category; and WHEREAS, the Greater Maywood Paddling Program is a unique community paddling initiative that provides an economical, supportive and user-friendly way for organized groups to connect to nature through kayaking; and WHEREAS, this program is the only kayak gear lending and training program in the country that partners with community groups and trains them to lead their own kayaking trips and provides participants approvePass Action details Video Video
19-0295 1 TO APPROVE A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT, SALARY SCHEDULE AND WAGE ADJUSTMENTResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION TO APPROVE A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT, SALARY SCHEDULE AND WAGE ADJUSTMENT WHEREAS, the Illinois Public Employee Labor Relations Act (5 ILCS 315/1 et seq.) has established regulations regarding collective bargaining with a union; and WHEREAS, the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) received an interest arbitration award on June 13, 2019, pursuant to Section 14 of the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act, 5 ILCS 315/14, with respect to the wages, healthcare revisions and other terms and conditions of employment for the Police Officers of the Forest Preserves Police Department, all of whom are members of the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police Labor Council (Police Officer Unit) collective bargaining unit; and WHEREAS, the aforementioned interest arbitration award includes all tentative agreements between the Forest Preserves and the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police Labor Council (Police Officer Unit) which include, but are not limited to, revisions to various leaves and other terms and conditions of employment, for the periodapprovePass Action details Video Video
19-0279 1 SMG Security Holdings LLC, Elk Grove Village, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Department of Facilities and Fleet Vendor: SMG Security Holdings LLC, Elk Grove Village, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Fire and Security Alarm Monitoring, Inspection and Maintenance Agreement Contract Value: Not to Exceed $900,000.00 Contract period: 8/1/2019 - 7/31/2022, plus two (2) 1-year extension options to be exercised at the discretion of the General Superintendent. Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2019 $118,337.17; FY 2020 $200,924.33; FY 2021 $165,174.33; FY 2022 $150,502.17; FY 2023 $164,002.67; FY 2024 $96,490.33 Accounts: Professional Services 51001.520840; Building 51009.560106, 51051.560106, 51055.560106, 51058.560106 Contract Number(s): 74000006019 (Issued under Request for Proposal #19-53-003) Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The Vendor has met the Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance via direct participatioapprovePass Action details Video Video
19-0290 1 Applied Research Associates, Inc., Champaign, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Department of Planning and Development Vendor: Applied Research Associates, Inc., Champaign, 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 Agreement to develop a systematic approach and the collection of baseline data for regular inspection and evaluation of trail and parking lot conditions including bridges, underpasses, road crossings, and wayfinding signs. Contract Value: $330,000.00 Contract period: 6/25/2019-9/30/2020 Estimated Fiscal Impact: Base Contract: $330,000.00 (with $240,000.00 to be reimbursed by grant). Accounts: Consulting and Management Services 51009.520860, 51051.520860, 51055.520860, 51056.520860, 51057.520860; Future 51058.520860 and Grant 51010.520860 Contract Number(s): Contract #7400006073 issued under Request for Proposal #18-80-65 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The vendor has met the Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise OrdiapprovePass Action details Video Video
19-0286 1 Swim Chicago Southland, Bridgeview, IllinoisContract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Conservation and Experiential Programing Vendor: Swim Chicago Southland, Bridgeview, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County to exercise the second of two (2) 1-year extension options of the contract. Good(s) or Service(s): Aquatic Center Management Original Contract Period: 3/22/2016 - 3/21/2019 with two (2) 1-year extension options Proposed Contract Period Extension: Extension period start date 3/22/2020 - 3/21/2021 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $3,211,551.00 Original Approval: 3/22/2016, $3,211,551.00 Previous Increase(s): Board Approval 1st Renewal Option 10/16/2018, Total contract amount requested was $823,670.00 which includes $82,566.00 management fee and $741,104.00 for Aquatic Center operations. This Increase Requested: Not to Exceed $850,000.00 which includes the management fee of $84,504.00 and operating expenses of $765,496.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2020 NTE $850,000.00 Accounts: Professional Services 51001.520840 ContractapprovePass Action details Video Video
19-0281 1 Illinois Department of Transportation (“IDOT”)Easement 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 Roosevelt Road and IL 171 (1st Avenue) for 0.032 acre or 1,390 square feet. Reason: As part of planned intersection improvements at Roosevelt Road and IL 171 (1st Avenue) IDOT proposes to construct 350 linear feet of 7-foot-wide concrete sidewalk along the south side of Roosevelt Road from 1st Avenue to the existing Pace bus shelter. The sidewalk will be constructed adjacent to the curb to minimize the required easement area. The proposed sidewalk will improve safety and accessibility for pedestrians from the bus shelter to the crosswalks at the signalized intersection. The Village of Forest Park has requested the sidewalk and will be responsible for its maintenance. The planned intersection improvements are within the existing IDOT right of way. Only the sidewalk is proposed to be built on Forest Preserves land. The area for the permanent easement is 0.032 acres. IDOTreferPass Action details Video Video
19-0283 1 Chicago Area Mountain Bikers (“CAMBr”), Bartlett, IllinoisContractPROPOSED PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT Request: Request authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into a Partnership Agreement with the Chicago Area Mountain Bikers (“CAMBr”), Bartlett, Illinois. Reason: The proposed agreement will authorize the Forest Preserves to continue a twenty (20+) year partnership with CAMBr to clear, manage and maintain multi-use natural surface single track trails in the Palos region and other approved areas to be used generally by cyclists and other users. These projects will provide a system for ensuring sustainable use by riders and improve the Forest Preserves’ single-track trail systems by developing leadership and creating self-sustaining communities of volunteers and stewards. All projects will require approval by the Forest Preserves, which will support the partnership by providing in-kind contributions at the discretion of the General Superintendent or a designee. Such contributions could include stone or other materials, as well as limited storage space for tools and other equipment used to clear, manaapprovePass Action details Video Video
19-0296 1 Resource Environmental Solutions (“RES”), Bellaire, TexasPartnership AgreementPROPOSED PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into a Partnership Agreement with Resource Environmental Solutions (“RES”), Bellaire, Texas. Reason: The proposed agreement will authorize the Forest Preserves to partner with RES to develop, manage and maintain a wetland mitigation bank at the Paul Douglas Preserve in Hoffman Estates. The projects will provide a restoration of wetlands that will benefit wildlife and restore native vegetation to a degraded portion of the preserve. Project design will require approval by the Forest Preserves, which will assume management of the project at the end of the five (5) year restoration work. RES is an ecological restoration and water resource solutions company that partners with government agencies and other landowners to match restoration needs with mitigation needs. Contract period: 7/23/2019 - 6/30/2024 Fiscal Impact: None Account(s): N/A Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. District(s): 15approvePass Action details Video Video
19-0287 1 University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IllinoisIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Office of the General Superintendent Other Part(ies): University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Department of Public Administration, College of Urban Planning and Public Administration, on behalf of, University of Illinois at Chicago (“UIC”) Goods or Services: Consulting services for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) Racial, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (“REDI”) committee, in its dedicated commitment to set the framework for a cultural environment which embraces diversity, as it strives to connect more individuals to nature. Agreement Number(s): 74000006060 Agreement Period: 7/1/2019 - 6/30/2020 Fiscal Impact: Original amount $14,000.00 NTE $25,000.00 if additional related services are requested at the discretion of the General Superintendent Accounts: Professional Services 51001.520840 District(s): Districtwide Summary: The Forest Preserves’ REDI committee will strive to set the frameworapprovePass Action details Video Video
19-0288 1 Cook County Sheriff’s Office, Chicago, IllinoisReportPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT AMENDMENT Department: Department of Planning and Development Other Part(ies): Cook County Sheriff’s Office, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization to extend and increase Goods or Services: Extension of an on-going partnership with the Cook County Sheriff’s Office to continue deconstruction and demolition of additional vacant Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) buildings at various locations. Agreement Number: N/A Agreement Period: Original contract period, 4/11/2014 - 3/10/2015; 1st amendment period, 3/11/2015 - 6/30/2016; 2nd amendment period, 7/1/2016 - 6/30/2017; 3rd amendment period, 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2018; 4th amendment period, 7/1/2018 - 6/30/2019; Proposed extension period, 7/1/2019-6/30/2021 Fiscal Impact: $200,000.00 over two (2) years Accounts: Site Amenities 51009.560060, 51051.560060, 51055.560060, 51056.560060, 51057.560060, 51058.560060, 51001.560060 District(s): Districtwide Summary: The Cook County Sheriff’s Office has a program to train detainees and parapprovePass Action details Video Video
19-0292 1 Procurement and Disbursements Report: 1/1/2019 - 1/31/2019ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Procurement and Disbursements Report Report Period: 4/1/2019 - 4/30/2019 Summary: Submitting the Procurement and Disbursements Report for the period of April 2019. The report is to be received and filed in compliance with Section 1-8-2 (BB) of the District’s Code of Ordinances.receive and filedPass Action details Video Video
19-0109 1 PROPOSED CALENDAR OF EVENTSCalendar of EventsPROPOSED CALENDAR OF EVENTS Department: Conservation and Experiential Programming Summary: Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar - 6/25/2019 - 7/23/2019 Every Day, 6/26 - 9/29; 9:30am - 6pm Brick Safari, Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield Brick Safari features more than 40 life-size animal sculptures created from millions of individual colored LEGO bricks! The menagerie of animals will be located along a winding, wooded pathway on the east side of the park, and many of the sculptures are based on some Brookfield Zoo favorites, such as the lion, giraffe, snow leopard, and pangolin. Open during zoo hours. Thursday, 6/27; 7pm - 9pm Singing Insect Monitor Training, Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont Author Dr. Carl Strang will introduce commonly heard crickets, katydids and cicadas. Learn monitoring protocol and practice making your own recordings. Ages 18 and up. Registration required. Fridays and Saturdays, 6/28 - 8/10; 5pm - 9pm Summer Nights, Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield Brookfield Zoo’s summertime evreceive and filedPass Action details Video Video
19-0293 1 Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation -05/22/2019Recommendation of the Finance Subcomittee (Workers' Compensation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (WORKERS’ COMPENSATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation -05/22/2019 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: $210,969.41 Workers’ Compensation Claims to Be Approved: $1,500.00approvePass Action details Video Video
19-0289 1 Ideal Heating Company of Brookfield, IllinoisBid RecommendationPROPOSED BID RECOMMENDATION Department: Department of Planning and Development Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into a construction contract for heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) improvements at the Forest Preserves’ Central Garage, with Ideal Heating Company of Brookfield, Illinois Reason: Contract #74000006072 issued under project #19-80-40 Central Garage HVAC Renovations and Alterations includes, but is not limited to, demolition of an existing sixty-five (65) year old steam boiler that has reached the end of its useful life as well as demolition of existing inefficient HVAC equipment and installation of more energy efficient systems. Improvements to this critical vehicle maintenance building are projected to save approximately 62.4 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions per year (equal to the amount of emissions produced by thirteen (13) cars each driving about 11,750 miles) and to save approximately $9,500.00 per year in utility costs equating to 28 percent of current utility cosapprovePass Action details Video Video
19-0261 1 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF NOT TO EXCEED $8,500,000.00 GENERAL OBLIGATION LIMITED TAX BONDS OF THE FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOISOrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF NOT TO EXCEED $8,500,000.00 GENERAL OBLIGATION LIMITED TAX BONDS OF THE FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS BE IT ORDAINED, by the Board of Commissioners of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Illinois, as follows: Sec. 1. Authority, Purposes and Findings. Sec. 2. Approval of Financing Plan. Sec. 3. Authorization and Terms of 2019 Bonds. Sec. 4. Payment Provisions. Sec. 5. Redemption Provisions. Sec. 6. Sale and Delivery of 2019 Bonds. Sec. 7. Execution and Authentication. Sec. 8. Transfer, Exchange and Registry. Sec. 9. Security for 2019 Bonds. Sec. 10. Form of 2019 Bonds. Sec. 11. Levy and Extension of Taxes for 2019 Bonds. Sec. 12. Debt Service Fund. Sec. 13. Pledge Securing 2019 Bonds. Sec. 14. 2019 Bond Proceeds Fund. Sec. 15. Investment Regulations. Sec. 16. Tax Covenants. Sec. 17. Bank Qualified Designation. Sec. 18. Bond Registrar. Sec. 19. Book-Entry System. Sec. 20. Defeasance and Payment of 2019 Bonds. Sec. 21. OrdiapprovePass Action details Not available
19-0261 1 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF NOT TO EXCEED $8,500,000.00 GENERAL OBLIGATION LIMITED TAX BONDS OF THE FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOISOrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF NOT TO EXCEED $8,500,000.00 GENERAL OBLIGATION LIMITED TAX BONDS OF THE FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS BE IT ORDAINED, by the Board of Commissioners of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Illinois, as follows: Sec. 1. Authority, Purposes and Findings. Sec. 2. Approval of Financing Plan. Sec. 3. Authorization and Terms of 2019 Bonds. Sec. 4. Payment Provisions. Sec. 5. Redemption Provisions. Sec. 6. Sale and Delivery of 2019 Bonds. Sec. 7. Execution and Authentication. Sec. 8. Transfer, Exchange and Registry. Sec. 9. Security for 2019 Bonds. Sec. 10. Form of 2019 Bonds. Sec. 11. Levy and Extension of Taxes for 2019 Bonds. Sec. 12. Debt Service Fund. Sec. 13. Pledge Securing 2019 Bonds. Sec. 14. 2019 Bond Proceeds Fund. Sec. 15. Investment Regulations. Sec. 16. Tax Covenants. Sec. 17. Bank Qualified Designation. Sec. 18. Bond Registrar. Sec. 19. Book-Entry System. Sec. 20. Defeasance and Payment of 2019 Bonds. Sec. 21. OrdireconsiderFail Action details Not available
19-0291 1 Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expenditures Report Period: 1/1/2018 - 9/30/2018ReportREPORT Department: Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expenditures Report Period: 1/1/2019 - 4/30/2019 Summary: Detailed Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expenditures for April 2019.approvePass Action details Video Video
19-0299 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 May 21, 2019.approvePass Action details Video Video