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File #: 21-3423    Version: 1 Name: ACCEPTANCE OF DONATION TO COOK COUNTY
Type: Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 5/25/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 6/24/2021 Final action: 6/24/2021
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION ACCEPTANCE OF DONATION TO COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, Openlands, a non-profit organization based in Chicago, Illinois, will donate forty (40) mature shade trees that are native to Northeast Illinois to Cook County upon approval of this resolution; and WHEREAS, in the fall of 2021, Openlands will coordinate delivery of the trees to Bridgeview courthouse and lead the effort to plant the trees utilizing four Arborist Registered Apprentices and up to four ISA Certified Arborists; and WHEREAS, after planting, the trees will enter a 6-year Openlands Maintenance Cycle. The trees will be mulched once each year for the first three years, undergo structural pruning during their third winter after planting, and then a second structural pruning during their sixth winter after planting. After their second structural pruning, the trees will become the full responsibility of the County; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Cook County Board of Commissioners does hereby accept t...
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), FRANK J. AGUILAR, ALMA E. ANAYA, LUIS ARROYO JR, SCOTT R. BRITTON, JOHN P. DALEY, DENNIS DEER, BRIDGET DEGNEN, BRIDGET GAINER, BRANDON JOHNSON, BILL LOWRY, DONNA MILLER, STANLEY MOORE, KEVIN B. MORRISON, SEAN M. MORRISON, PETER N. SILVESTRI, DEBORAH SIMS, LARRY SUFFREDIN

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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

 

ACCEPTANCE OF DONATION TO COOK COUNTY

 

WHEREAS, Openlands, a non-profit organization based in Chicago, Illinois, will donate forty (40) mature shade trees that are native to Northeast Illinois to Cook County upon approval of this resolution; and

 

WHEREAS, in the fall of 2021, Openlands will coordinate delivery of the trees to Bridgeview courthouse and lead the effort to plant the trees utilizing four Arborist Registered Apprentices and up to four ISA Certified Arborists; and

 

WHEREAS, after planting, the trees will enter a 6-year Openlands Maintenance Cycle. The trees will be mulched once each year for the first three years, undergo structural pruning during their third winter after planting, and then a second structural pruning during their sixth winter after planting. After their second structural pruning, the trees will become the full responsibility of the County;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Cook County Board of Commissioners does hereby accept the tree donation from Openlands;

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