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File #: 20-3130    Version: 1 Name: South Suburban Humane (“SSHS”) Chicago Heights, Illinois
Type: Interagency Agreement Status: Approved
File created: 7/15/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/24/2020 Final action: 9/24/2020
Title: PROPOSED INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT Department(s): Department of Animal and Rabies Control ("ARC") Other Part(ies): South Suburban Humane ("SSHS") Chicago Heights, Illinois Request: Authorization to accept interagency agreement Good(s) or Service(s): Pursuant to Section 10-6 (d) of the Cook County Code, the Department of Animal and Rabies Control is authorized to issue grants for "private or public entity capital needs to impound and/or care for stray animals." Agreement period: 12/1/2020 - 11/30/2023 Fiscal Impact: $6,000,000.00 Accounts: 11312.1510.33926.580170 Agreement Number(s): n/a Summary/Notes: On 11/1/2019, ARC issued a call for applications for its "A Home for Cook County's Animal Program." After an extensive application and review process, ARC awarded South Suburban Humane Society $6 million to construct an animal shelter facility and house any animals impounded by ARC. By having a shelter in both Northern and Southern Cook County, the Department wi...
Indexes: THOMAS WAKE, DVM, Administrator, Department of Animal and Rabies Control

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PROPOSED INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT

 

Department(s):  Department of Animal and Rabies Control (“ARC”)

 

Other Part(ies):  South Suburban Humane (“SSHS”) Chicago Heights, Illinois 

 

Request:  Authorization to accept interagency agreement 

 

Good(s) or Service(s):   Pursuant to Section 10-6 (d) of the Cook County Code, the Department of Animal and Rabies Control is authorized to issue grants for “private or public entity capital needs to impound and/or care for stray animals.” 

 

Agreement period:  12/1/2020 - 11/30/2023 

 

Fiscal Impact:  $6,000,000.00 

 

Accounts:  11312.1510.33926.580170

 

Agreement Number(s):  n/a

 

Summary/Notes:   On 11/1/2019, ARC issued a call for applications for its “A Home for Cook County’s Animal Program.” After an extensive application and review process, ARC awarded South Suburban Humane Society $6 million to construct an animal shelter facility and house any animals impounded by ARC. By having a shelter in both Northern and Southern Cook County, the Department will ensure that the sheltering needs for Cook County outside the City of Chicago are addressed 

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