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File #: 15-2578    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 3/31/2015 In control: Workforce, Housing & Community Development Committee
On agenda: 4/1/2015 Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT COOK COUNTY APPRENTICESHIPS EARNED CREDIT INCENTIVE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 34 Finance, Division 6 Bid Incentives and Preferences, Sec. 34-229 - Sec. 34-239 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: DIVISION 6. - BID INCENTIVES AND PREFERENCES Sec. 34-229. - Definitions. The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this Division shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this Section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning. Terms not defined in this section are defined in Division 1 of this Procurement Code, or in Section 1-3 of the Cook County Code. Apprentice means any person who: (1) is enrolled in an apprenticeship program approved by and registered with the United States Department of Labor's Office of Apprenticeship, or its successor organization; or (2) has graduated within the past four (4) years from an apprenticeship program that has...
Sponsors: BRIDGET GAINER, LUIS ARROYO JR, RICHARD R. BOYKIN, JERRY BUTLER, JOHN P. DALEY, JOHN A. FRITCHEY, ELIZABETH "LIZ" DOODY GORMAN, GREGG GOSLIN, STANLEY MOORE, JOAN PATRICIA MURPHY, TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), TIMOTHY O. SCHNEIDER, PETER N. SILVESTRI, DEBORAH SIMS, ROBERT STEELE, LARRY SUFFREDIN, JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI, JESÚS G. GARCÍA
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PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

COOK COUNTY APPRENTICESHIPS EARNED CREDIT INCENTIVE

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 34 Finance, Division 6 Bid Incentives and Preferences, Sec. 34-229 - Sec. 34-239 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows:

DIVISION 6. - BID INCENTIVES AND PREFERENCES
Sec. 34-229. - Definitions.
The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this Division shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this Section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning. Terms not defined in this section are defined in Division 1 of this Procurement Code, or in Section 1-3 of the Cook County Code.
Apprentice means any person who: (1) is enrolled in an apprenticeship program approved by and registered with the United States Department of Labor's Office of Apprenticeship, or its successor organization; or (2) has graduated within the past four (4) years from an apprenticeship program that has been approved by and registered with the United States Department of Labor's Office of Apprenticeship, or its successor organization.
Armed forces of the United States means the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or service in active duty as defined under 38 U.S.C. Section 101. Service in the Merchant Marine that constitutes active duty under Section 401 of federal Public Act 95-202 shall also be considered service in the armed forces for purposes of this division.
Committee means Cook County Re-entry Employment Committee.
Bid incentive means an amount deducted, for bid evaluation purposes only, from the contract base bid in order to calculate the bid price to be used to evaluate the bid on a competitively bid project.
Contract base bid means the total dollar amount bid on a project without factoring any bid incentive or percentage reductions to the bid amount.
Earned Credit means the amount allocated to a Contractor upo...

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