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Meeting Name: FPD Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/10/2022 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Little Red School House 9800 Willow Springs Rd., Willow Springs, IL 60480
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22-0245 1  Consent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CELEBRATING HAL TYRRELL TRAILSIDE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY’S 90TH ANNIVERSARY WHEREAS, on May 22, 1932, the Forest Preserves District of Cook County opened its first nature education facility at the building at the corner of Thatcher and Chicago Ave, in River Forest; and was given the name “Trailside Museum of Natural History,” modeled after the New York Bear Mountain State Park’s “Trailside Museum and Zoo”; and WHEREAS, the 16 room Victorian Italian Villa style mansion was originally built in 1876, by Abraham J. Hoffman and his wife, who purchased the land from the Thatcher family where Mrs. Hoffman established two private schools in the home, and was both a teacher and the principal. The “River Forest Young Ladies Institute” opened in 1878, and “The River Forest Institute,” a boy’s boarding school, opened in 1881; and WHEREAS, the young ladies’ school taught the girls “all the higher branches, including German, French, Latin, Greek and Music”. The “River Forest Institute” was a primary grade boarding school for “lads under 13.” The boys slept dormitapprovePass Action details Not available
22-0259 1  Consent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING NATIONAL SAFE BOATING WEEK, MAY 21 - 27, 2022 WHEREAS, National Safe Boating week will be held from May 21, 2022 through May 27, 2022, as a reminder to all boaters to be mindful of the important life-saving tips for the boating season; and WHEREAS, More than 100 million Americans, will take to the Great Lakes, Rivers, and other bodies of water from coast to coast to enjoy recreational boating activity; and WHEREAS, the Forest Preserves of Cook County provides for the residents and visitors of Cook County 40 managed lakes and ponds, over 2,000 acres of fishing waters, 10 major water bodies, and makes available paddling classes, boat rentals, kayak and canoe rentals; and WHEREAS, The Coast Guard estimates that human error accounts for most boating accidents and that wearing a life jacket could prevent nearly 86 percent of boating fatalities; and WHEREAS, A significant number of boaters who lose their lives by drowning each year would be alive today had they worn their life jackets; and WHEREAS, On average, 650 people die each year in boating relaapprovePass Action details Not available
22-0200 1  Ordinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT ORDINANCE EXTENSION BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Title 1 - Administrative, Chapter 8 - District Finances, Section 5 - Minority-and Women-Owned Business Enterprises of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Code of Ordinances is hereby amended as follows: 1-8-5: - MINORITY- AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESS ENTERPRISES. 1-8-5a: SUBDIVISION I-GENERAL PROVISIONS. * * * T. Review and Sunset. 1. On or before the sunset date of this Ordinance [subdivision], the District shall review new evidence to determine whether it has a compelling interest in continuing narrowly tailored remedies to redress discrimination against PCEs so that the District will not function as a passive participant in a discriminatory marketplace. 2. This Ordinance [subdivision] shall sunset on or before June 30, 2022 December 31, 2022. 1-8-5b: SUBDIVISION II-CONSTRUCTION ORDINANCE. * * * P. Program Review and Sunset. 1. The President and the Board of Commissioners shall receive an annual report from referPass Action details Not available
22-0247 1  Grant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Department of Planning and Development Grantee: Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) Grantor: Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization to accept grant and enter into a grant agreement Purpose: Authorization is sought for the Forest Preserves to accept grant from and enter into an agreement with the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation (ICECF) for grant funding for a 44-acre land acquisition in Barrington Hills, Illinois in Cook County. Grant Amount: Up to $2,464,000.00 or 80% of the Purchase Price and up to $10,000.00 for restoration Grant Period: 5/1/2022 (retroactive) - 4/30/2023 Fiscal Impact: $939,000.00 (20% match up to $616,000.00 plus $15,000.00 for appraisal and closing costs and 10% contingency of $308,000.00) Accounts: Real Estate Acquisition 510006.560010 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final agreement is subject to legal review and approval. District(s): 15 Summary: The Forest Preserves has been aapprovePass Action details Not available
22-0250 1  Grant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Department of Planning and Development Grantee: Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) Grantor: Illinois Department of Natural Resources (“IDNR”) Request: Authorization to accept grant and enter into a grant agreement Purpose: Grant award for the design and construction of new administrative and garage building at Salt Creek Division Headquarters located in North Riverside, Illinois Grant Amount: $4,400,000.00 Grant Period: Two (2) years from date of full execution Fiscal Impact: Not to exceed $3,100,000.00 in direct match (FY 2022 $100,000.00; FY 2023 $1,000,000.00; FY 2024 $2,000,000.00) Accounts: Professional Services 51009.520830, 51010.520830, 51027.520830, 51030.520830, 51031.520830, 51051.520830; Property Maintenance & Operations 51009.510105, 51010.510105, 51027.510105, 51030.510105, 51031.510105, 51051.510105; and future Construction & Development accounts Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final grant agreement is subject to legal review and approval. District(s): 16 approvePass Action details Not available
22-0223 1  Grant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Department of Planning and Development Grantee: Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) Grantor: Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (“CMAP”), Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: Grant award for construction and engineering services for reconstruction of a portion of the Des Plaines Trail from Bryn Mawr Avenue to Irving Park Road near the Villages of Rosemont, Norridge, Schiller Park, and the City of Chicago, in northwest Cook County, Illinois. Grant Amount: $9,157,200.00 Grant Period: 5/10/2022 - 9/30/2026 Fiscal Impact: $2,289,400.00 20% local match (without contingency). Estimated impact excluding contingency: FY 2022 $20,688; FY 2023 $1,117,152; FY 2024 $974,575; and FY 2025 $176,985. Accounts: Professional Services 51009.520830, 51010.520830, 51029.520830, 51030.520830, 51031.520830, 51051.520830; Land Improvements 51009.560019, 51010.560019, 51029.560019, 51030.520830, 51031.520830, 51051.520830; and future Construction & Development accounts ConcurapprovePass Action details Not available
22-0224 1  ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO LOCAL PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR DES PLAINES TRAIL RECONSTRUCTION AND TO PAY IDOT THE LOCAL SHARE OF CONSTRUCTION COSTS WHEREAS, the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) has sought and been awarded funds from the Transportation Alternative Program (“TAP-L Grant”), a federally funded program administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation (“IDOT”), to facilitate reconstruction of a 1.7-mile section of the Des Plaines Trail between Bryn Mawr and Lawrence Avenues also known as Segment 3 (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 Partnership Agreement; and WHEREAS, the Local Partnership Agreement also provides for the division of Phase III engineering and construction costs for the Project and payment of 20% of the construction cost by the Forest Preserves aapprovePass Action details Not available
22-0225 1  ContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Department of 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 construction oversight relating to construction of approximately 1.7 miles of the Des Plaines Trail from Bryn Mawr to Lawrence Avenue also known as Segment 3. Contract Value: $688,543.00 Contract Period: 8/1/2022 - 7/29/2024 Estimated Fiscal Impact: Not to exceed $688,543.00 (FY2022 $103,281.00; FY2023 $413,126.00; FY2024 $172,136.00; and 80% to be reimbursed by TAP-L) Accounts: Professional Services 51009.520830, 51010.520830, 51029.520830, 51030.520830, 51031.520830, 51051.520830; and future Construction & Development accounts Contract Number(s): #74000010547 issued in response to RFQ #19-80-67G2 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final agreement is subject to legal review and approval. The Vendor has met the Minority- and WapprovePass Action details Not available
22-0221 1  Intergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Department of Resource Management Other Part(ies): City of Evanston, Evanston, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement (“IGA”) with the City of Evanston Goods or Services: Cooperative management of transportation rights-of-way owned by the City of Evanston adjacent to Perkins Woods Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: Ten (10) years from date of execution Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A District(s): 13 Summary: The City of Evanston owns transportation rights-of-way adjacent to Colfax Street, Grant Street, and Ewing Avenue that directly border Perkins Woods, which is property of the Forest Preserves. The proposed IGA would grant the Forest Preserves and its agents, including ecological stewardship volunteers, limited access to these rights-of-way for the purpose of conducting cooperative restoration and management activities, centered primarily on invasive plant control. Collective managementapprovePass Action details Not available
22-0232 1  ContractPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Department of Facilities and Fleet Vendor: King Transmission, Elmhurst, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Parts and Service Rebuild Re-Manufacture Transmission and Drive-Line Components based on City of Chicago contract #34964 Original Contract Period: 2/1/2019 - 1/31/2022 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 2/1/2022 (retroactive) - 4/19/2023 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $75,000.00 Original Approval: 2/1/2019 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $25,000.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2022 $18,000.00; FY 2023 $7,000.00 Accounts: Equipment, Supplies and Maintenance Service 29275.540275 Contract Number(s): #74000005304 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final amendment is subject to legal review and approval. The Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance is not applicable due to the contract value per year beinapprovePass Action details Not available
22-0234 1  Contract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Department of Law Enforcement Vendor: Theodore Polygraph Services Inc., Hillside, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to extend a contract Good(s) or Service(s): Polygraph Services and Examinations for Law Enforcement positions Original Contract Period: 6/1/2019 - 5/31/2022 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 6/1/2022 - 5/31/2023 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $75,000.00 Original Approval: 5/21/2019 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2022 $25,000.00; FY 2023 $25,000.00 (using amount outstanding on contract) Accounts: Professional Services 51001.520830 Contract Number(s): #74000006074 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final amendment is subject to legal review and approval. The Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance is not applicable due to the contract value per year being equal to or less than $25,000.00. District(s): Districtwide approvePass Action details Not available
22-0243 1  Contract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Department of Planning and Development Vendor: Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd., Rosemont, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to increase a contract Good(s) or Service(s): Professional engineering services for design and construction management of various transportation improvements and related ADA, stormwater and pedestrian safety improvements. Original Contract Period: 5/19/2020 - 12/31/2025 Proposed Contract Period Extension: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $2,150,000.00 Original Approval: 5/19/2020, $2,000,000.00 Previous Increase(s): 6/2/2021, $150,000.00 This Increase Requested: $50,000.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2022 $50,000.00 Accounts: Professional Services 51009.520830, 51027.520830, 51028.520830, 51029.520830, 51051.520830, 51056.520830, 51057.520830, 51058.520835; and future C&D accounts Contract Number(s): #74000007780 and #74000009864 issued under Project #19-80-67G Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer hasapprovePass Action details Not available
22-0249 1  Contract AmendmentPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Department of Planning and Development Vendor: Studio GC, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Professional services contract with Studio GC, Inc., to provide architectural services for a new headquarters building at the Salt Creek Landscape Maintenance Department in North Riverside Original Contract Period: 8/30/2019 - 8/29/2021; Administrative Extension (3/24/2021) 8/30/2021 - 8/29/2022 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 8/30/2022 - 12/31/2024 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $118,120.00 Original Approval: $89,000.00 Previous Increase(s): $29,120.00 This Increase Requested: $90,854.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: $90,854.00 (FY 2022 $60,854.00; FY 2023 $20,000.00; FY 2024 $10,000.00) Accounts: Professional Services 51009.520830, 51010.520830, 51027.520830, 51028.520830, 51051.520830, 51056.520830, 51057.520830, 51058.520830; and future Construction and Development Funds CapprovePass Action details Not available
22-0222 1  Miscellaneous Item of BusinessPROPOSED MISCELLANEOUS ITEM OF BUSINESS Department: Department of Resource Management Summary: The Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) requests authority to submit Poplar Creek preserve as an Illinois Land and Water Reserve to the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission (“INPC”). This registration contributes to one of the key goals set forward in the Forest Preserves’ Next Century Conservation Plan to dedicate and register 20,000 acres with the INPC. Registration of a site as an Illinois Land and Water Reserve provides a high level of protection for land in Illinois and is granted only to natural areas of important ecological quality. Poplar Creek serves as an important buffer and extension of the rare gravel hill prairie community already preserved in the adjacent Shoe Factory Road Nature Preserve. The proposed Poplar Creek Land and Water Reserve, commonly referred to as Carl R. Hansen Woods, is an approximately 579-acre preserve located within the larger Arthur L. Janura Preserve complex near the Village of Hoffman Estates in northwest Cook County. ThapprovePass Action details Not available
22-0230 1  Bid 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 with Enlight Contracting, LLC, primary place of business Chicago, Illinois, for Districtwide Transportation Improvements at various locations, primarily in Northwest Cook County. Specific locations are in Palatine (Old Stover Trail across from Crabtree Nature Center, Camp Alphonse, Deer Grove West, Deer Grove #1, Deer Grove #2, Deer Grove #3, Deer Grove Culvert Repair near Grove #5), in Elk Grove Village (Busse Forest - Grove 31, Busse Forest - Elk Pasture, Busse Forest - Busse Lake Boating Center - Grove 17 and Grove 25), near Winnetka (Tower Road Canoe Launch), in Lyons (Stony Ford Canoe Launch) and in Western Springs (Salt Creek Resource Management HQ). Reason: Contract #74000010546 issued under Project #19-80-67G-22C1 Districtwide Transportation Improvements for the North Parking Lot Improvements. The work includes, but is not limited to paved trail improvementsapprovePass Action details Not available
22-0209 1 Procurement and Disbursements Report: 3/1/2022 - 3/31/2022ReportREPORT Department: Department of Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Procurement and Disbursements Report Report Period: 3/1/2022 - 3/31/2022 Summary: Submitting the Procurement and Disbursements Report for the period of March 2022. 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 Not available
22-0211 1 Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expenditures Report Period: 1/1/2022 - 3/31/2022ReportREPORT Department: Department of Finance and Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expenditures Report Period: 1/1/2022 - 3/31/2022 Summary: Detailed Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expenditures for March 2022.receive and filedPass Action details Not available
22-0241 1  ReportREPORT Department: Departments of Legal and Finance Request: Receive and File Report Title: Workers’ Compensation Report - March 2022 Report Period: 3/1/2022 - 3/31/2022 Summary: The Forest Preserves of Cook County Departments of Legal and Finance are submitting Workers’ Compensation Claim Payments for the month of March 2022. Payments total $122,371.35 for March 2022.receive and filedPass Action details Not available
22-0248 1  ReportREPORT Department: Department of Planning and Development Request: Receive and File Report Title: Trail Capital Plan & Guiding Principles Report Period: N/A Summary: The overarching goal of this report is to explain the capital needs, opportunities and limitations that the Forest Preserves will consider as it makes decisions about investments in its trail systems. By setting overarching priorities and guiding principles, the Forest Preserves can ensure that it gathers the right information and makes informed choices that will ensure people of all ages and abilities have a good experience when using Forest Preserves trails. Ensuring that trails are always in good condition is the highest priority. The report includes guidelines for systematic inspection of trail conditions to help prioritize capital projects for the 5-Year Capital Improvement Plan. It asks and answers the question on when the Forest Preserve trail system will be complete. Finally, it references and affirms some policies in the Forest Preserves 2014 Trail Master Plan & Policy and was develoreferPass Action details Not available
22-0197 1  Recommendation of the Finance Subcomittee (Workers' Compensation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (WORKERS’ COMPENSATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation - 5/9/2022 The Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ Compensation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval: Workers’ Compensation Claims approved Fiscal Year 2022 to present: $0.00 Workers’ Compensation Claims to Be Approved: $17,296.24approvePass Action details Not available
22-0240 1  Recommendation of the Finance Subcommittee (Litigation)RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION) Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation - 4/5/2022 The Finance Subcommittee on Litigation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval: Proposed Settlements Approved Fiscal Year 2022 to Present: $207,000.00 Proposed Settlements to Be Approved: $0.00 Legal Fees Approved Fiscal Year 2022 to Present: $231,442.55 Legal Fees for 4/5/2022 to Be Approved: $77,141.00approvePass Action details Not available
22-0237 1  Calendar of EventsPROPOSED CALENDAR OF EVENTS Department: Department of Conservation and Experiential Programming Summary: Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar of Events and Activities 5/10/2022 - 6/14/2022 Please check the Forest Preserves of Cook County’s website, www.fpdcc.com/events, for updates and changes. Every Day, 5/10 - 10/30 Ice Age Giants, Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield During the last major ice age, our human ancestors lived alongside enormous animals that made Earth their home for millions of years. This summer, Brookfield Zoo is unleashing more than 20 life-sized, animatronic re-creations of these giants that roamed North America and Eurasia before disappearing in a mass extinction about 10,000 years ago. Viewing is free with general admission. Tuesday, 5/10; 5pm - 7pm World Mental Health Month Celebration, Swallow Cliff Woods-North, Palos Park Exercise and time in nature are proven ways to improve your mental health. Climb the stairs, join a guided walk, and explore mental health resources. In partnership with Advocate Aurora. Friday,receive and filedPass Action details Not available
22-0256 1  Journal of ProceedingsJOURNAL OF PROCEEDINGS SECRETARY TO THE BOARD, Lynne M. Turner, presented in printed form a record of the Journal of Proceedings of the regular meeting held on 04/05/2022.approvePass Action details Not available
22-0205 1 FY’22 1st Quarter Open Recommendation Status ReportReportREPORT Department: Office of the County Auditor Request: Refer to Audit Committee Report Title: FY’22 1st Quarter Open Recommendation Status Report Report Period: March 2022 Summary: Report on the status of open audit recommendations.discharge from committeePass Action details Not available
22-0205 1 FY’22 1st Quarter Open Recommendation Status ReportReportREPORT Department: Office of the County Auditor Request: Refer to Audit Committee Report Title: FY’22 1st Quarter Open Recommendation Status Report Report Period: March 2022 Summary: Report on the status of open audit recommendations.approvePass Action details Not available
22-0192 1 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Annual Business Diversity Report FY 2020ReportREPORT Department: Department of Finance and Administration Request: Refer to Contract Compliance Committee Report Title: Forest Preserves of Cook County Annual Business Diversity Report FY 2021 Report Period: 1/1/2021 - 12/31/2021 Summary: In July 2012, state legislation authorized the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to establish provisions to address the underuse of minority and women-owned businesses with respect to procurement contracts. An ordinance establishing the program’s parameters and guidelines was passed by the Forest Preserves of Cook County Board of Commissioners in September 2012. This initiative is significantly benefitting the residents of Cook County by increasing the pool of qualified minority and women-owned businesses that have the opportunity to be selected for contracts awarded by the Forest Preserves each year. To remedy historic inequity and to facilitate greater inclusion, the Forest Preserves established aspirational contract goals for the participation of minority and women-owned businesses as set fortreceive and filedPass Action details Not available
22-0190 1  License RequestPROPOSED LICENSE REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”), as Licensor to grant a License to AT&T, Inc. (“AT&T”), Grantee, to locate, operate and maintain 690 feet of buried fiber optic cable northwest of Archer Avenue at Henry De Tonty Woods. This new underground cable line will replace existing, obsolete telephone line, originally licensed in 1960. The fiber optic cable will run to Rowell Chemical Corporation, the property owner landlocked between De Tonty Woods and the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal. No tree impacts or trail closures are anticipated as part of this license request. Term: Ten (10) years License Fee: $21,859.50 License Application Fee: $1,500.00 License Review Fees: $3,000.00 YELAR Fee: $6,900.00 Total one-time upfront fee of $33,259.50 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: 0.2376 Acre Concurrence(s): The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final agreement is subject to legal revieapprovePass Action details Not available
22-0118 1  ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION PROPOSED COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT, SALARY SCHEDULE, WAGE ADJUSTMENTS AND HEALTHCARE PLAN RESOLUTION WHEREAS, the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act (5 ILCS 315/1 et seq.) has established regulations regarding collective bargaining with a union; and WHEREAS, the Collective Bargaining Agreement Salary Schedule and wage adjustments, as well as healthcare plan revisions, for the period of January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2024 covering various employees in the Landscape Maintenance, Facilities and Fleet, Law Enforcement, Conservation and Experiential Programming, and Resource Management Departments of the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) have been negotiated between the Forest Preserves and Teamsters Local 700; and WHEREAS, the general increases, wage adjustments and one-time payments that have been negotiated are reflected in the Salary Schedule and are included in the Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiated between the Forest Preserves and Teamsters Local 700; and WHEREAS, such general increases, wage adjustments referPass Action details Not available
22-0132 1  ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION APPROVAL OF SALARY SCHEDULE, WAGE ADJUSTMENTS AND HEALTHCARE PLAN REVISIONS FOR NON-UNION EMPLOYEES WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners approved on April 5, 2022 the salary schedules, wage adjustments and healthcare plan revisions for union employee members of International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades, District Council #14, Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local Union 130, U.A., the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 134, and Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local No. 73 (Board Item Nos. 22-0128, 22-0129, 22-0130, and 22-0131); and WHEREAS, it is anticipated that on or before June 14, 2022, the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) Board of Commissioners will approve salary schedule, wage adjustments and healthcare plan revisions for union employee members of Teamsters Local 700; and WHEREAS, prior salary schedule, wage adjustments and healthcare plan revisions for non-union employees were approved by the Forest Preserves Board of Commissioners in 2020 (Agenda Item No. 20-0254); areferPass Action details Not available