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File #: 19-0012    Version: 1 Name: Safer Foundation, Chicago, Illinois
Type: Contract Status: Approved
File created: 11/13/2018 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 12/12/2018 Final action: 12/12/2018
Title: PROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Public Defender Vendor: Safer Foundation, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Bond Court Backlog Specialists Contract Value: $1,345,489.60 Contract period: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021, with two (2), one (1) year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY2019 $436,800.00, FY2020 $449,467.20, FY2021 $ 459,222.40 Accounts: 521314- Special or Coop Programs: FY19 1260-$318,800.00 and 1499-$118,000.00 Contract Number(s): 1823-17607 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority-and Women-owned Business Ordinance via full MWBE waiver. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: The Public Defender's Office in collaboration with the MacArthur Foundation and the Justice Advisory Council will utilize this contract to assist individuals appearing in bond court, and also those who have remained in jail for an extended period of time due to fail...
Indexes: AMY CAMPANELLI, Public Defender of Cook County

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PROPOSED CONTRACT

 

Department(s):  Public Defender

 

Vendor:  Safer Foundation, Chicago, Illinois

 

Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute

 

Good(s) or Service(s):  Bond Court Backlog Specialists

 

Contract Value:  $1,345,489.60

 

Contract period:  1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021, with two (2), one (1) year renewal options 

 

Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact:  FY2019 $436,800.00, FY2020 $449,467.20,

FY2021 $ 459,222.40

 

Accounts:  521314- Special or Coop Programs: FY19 1260-$318,800.00 and 1499-$118,000.00

 

Contract Number(s):  1823-17607

 

Concurrences:                     

The vendor has met the Minority-and Women-owned Business Ordinance via full MWBE waiver.

 

The Chief Procurement Officer concurs.

 

Summary: The Public Defender’s Office in collaboration with the MacArthur Foundation and the Justice Advisory Council will utilize this contract to assist individuals appearing in bond court, and also those who have remained in jail for an extended period of time due to failure to post bond. The Bond Court Backlog Clearance Specialists will meet with pre-trial detainees to secure and verify information, and provide documentation in a detailed report to counsel which will be utilized to assist the court in determining the appropriate terms and conditions of pre-trial release.

 

The vendor was selected pursuant to a publically advertised Invitation for Bids in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code.  The Safer Foundation was the lowest, responsive and responsible bidder.

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