Meeting Name: Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/27/2023 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
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23-2340 1 HACC Broadband ARPA IntiativeResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ARPA SMART COMMUNITIES PROGRAM INITIATIVE IMPLEMENTED BY THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, on March 11, 2021, the federal government authorized the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”) which includes $1.9 trillion in federal stimulus funds to hasten the United States’ recovery from the economic and health effects caused by the COVID-19 pandemic; and WHEREAS, specifically, the federal government has authorized and allocated a federal award of approximately $1,000,372,385B of ARPA funding to Cook County to assist the County in its recovery from the economic and health effects of COVID-19; and WHEREAS, on June 24, 2021, the Cook County American Rescue Plan Act Framework (the “ARPA Framework”) was presented to the Cook County Board of Commissioners; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners via Resolution 21-3654 accepted the ARPA federal award allocated to Cook County to assist the County in its recovery from the economic and health effects of COVID-19 in the amount of approximately $1,000,372,385.00; and WHEREAS, ResoapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2481 1 Nakisha Harris Hobbs, M.Ed Cook County Commission on Women’s IssuesAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Nakisha Harris Hobbs, M.Ed Position: Commissioner Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Commission on Women’s Issues Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 2 years, or upon vacancy or change in the elected office of the appointing authorityapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2149 1 Annual Report of The Advisory Board to the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC), 2022ReportREPORT Department: Justice Advisory Council Report Title: Annual Report of The Advisory Board to the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC), 2022 Report Period: 12/1/2021 - 11/30/2022 Summary: Pursuant to Cook County Ordinance Art VI. Div. 3. Sec. 2-511-520 the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Advisory Board (hereinafter “Advisory Board”) shall submit to the Executive Director of the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (hereinafter “JTDC”), the Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County, the Board of Commissioners for Cook County, and the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners an annual report containing public recommendations for actions which may be necessary in carrying out the mission, purpose and intent of the JTDC. The Advisory Board is charged with providing public recommendations on maximizing the use of current resources and on meeting the physical, social, and psychological needs of the population, as well as establishing public performance measures to track and measure the achievement of the JTDC’s mission. receive and filePass Action details Not available
23-2305 1 PROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDSTransfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Justice Advisory Council (JAC) Request: The JAC is requesting the Cook County Board of Commissioners to authorize the transfer of funds from one JAC account to another. Reason: The transfer will help to support GVPR grantees, but to build capacity building and technical assistance to those grantees. From Account(s): 11287.1205.39001.580170 and Grant Distribution, $5,000,000.00 To Account(s): 11287.1205.39001.520830 and Professional Services, $5,000,000.00 Total Amount of Transfer: $5,000,000.00 On what date did it become apparent that the receiving account would require an infusion of funds in order to meet current obligations? What was the balance in the account on that date, and what was the balance 30 days prior to that date? On 4/1/2023 it became apparent that 520830 - Professional Services required an infusion of funds in order to meet obligations. The balance on 4/1/23 was $193,179 and the balance on 2/28/23 was $452,108. How was the account used for the source of transferred funds identified? List anapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2306 1 FOR SUBRECIPIENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN COOK COUNTY’S JUSTICE ADVISORY COUNCIL (JAC) AND HEARTLAND HUMNAN CARE SERVICESResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION FOR SUBRECIPIENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN COOK COUNTY’S JUSTICE ADVISORY COUNCIL (JAC) AND HEARTLAND HUMNAN CARE SERVICES TO ADMINISTER THE SUPPORTING EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT DEVELOPMENT (SEED) PROGRAM WHEREAS, on March 13, 2020, the President of the United States (the “President”) issued a Proclamation, declaring a National Public Health Emergency, as a result of the Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic (the “Pandemic”); and WHEREAS, on March 11, 2021, the President signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act, 2021, Section 9901, Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds; and WHEREAS, Section 9901 of Subtitle M of the Act established the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Program (“SLFRF” or “Program”) aimed at providing support to State, territorial, local, and Tribal governments in responding to the economic and public health impacts of COVID-19 and in their efforts to contain impacts on their communities, residents, and businesses; and WHEREAS, the Act authorizes the U.S. Department of Treasury (“Treasury”) to grant ARPA fundsapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2573 1 Marc J Lane - Cook County Commission on Social InnovationAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Marc J. Lane Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Commission on Social Innovation Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: November 30, 2026referPass Action details Not available
23-2574 1 Patrick Brutus- Cook County Commission on Social InnovationAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Patrick Brutus Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Commission on Social Innovation Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: November 30, 2026referPass Action details Not available
23-2575 1 Rodger M. Cooley - Cook County Commission on Social InnovationAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Rodger M. Cooley Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Commission on Social Innovation Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: November 30, 2026referPass Action details Not available
23-2576 1 Dr. Kathleen St. Louis Caliento - Cook County Commission on Social InnovationAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Dr. Kathleen St. Louis Caliento Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Commission on Social Innovation Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: November 30, 2026referPass Action details Not available
23-2217 1 Rental Housing Support Program Fee Alignment OrdinanceOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT RENTAL HOUSING SUPPORT PROGRAM FEE ALIGNMENT ORDINANCE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2 - Administration, Article IV - Officers and Employees, Division 2 - County Clerk, Subdivision II. - Fees, Section 2-210.1, shall be amended as follows: Subdivision II. - Fees Sec. 2-210.1. Waiver of nonrequired fees for transfer on death instruments. (a) The fees for recording Transfer on Death Instruments shall be as follows: (1) The total fee to be charged for the recording of Transfer on Death Instruments shall be $41.00 to the County plus $9.00 for the Rental Housing Support Program State surcharge imposed by 55 ILCS 5/4-12002 and 55 ILCS 5/4-12002.1(c)(5). (2) This fee shall be the same for electronic recording of Transfer on Death Instruments. (3) If the Rental Housing Support Program State surcharge is amended and the surcharge is increased or lowered, the aggregate amount of the document flat fee attributable to the surcharge in the document may be changed accordingly. (b) The Cook CountyreferPass Action details Not available
23-2600 1 IN SUPPORT OF HB 3418, THE SAFER COMMUNITIES ACTResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF HB 3418, THE SAFER COMMUNITIES ACT WHEREAS, In March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in the United States, bringing illness and death, along with widespread economic disruption, resulting in closing of businesses and surging of unemployment to levels not seen since the Great Depression; and WHEREAS, according to the U.S Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, while economic damage was widespread, the severity varied substantially across locations, industries, and demographic categories. Locations with larger declines included metropolitan and coastal areas, affecting mostly Asian, Black and Hispanic business owners; and WHEREAS, the World Economic Forum reported a loss of 38% of Small Businesses in the Chicago Metropolitan Area as of April of 2021, impacting the leisure and hospitality sector in higher numbers, and WHEREAS, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are ongoing. While some businesses have largely recovered from the initial decline, others continue to lag, and some recovered only to experience subsequent decliapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2260 1 Maternal Health Hearing ResolutionResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CALLING FOR A HEARING OF THE HEALTH AND HOSPITALS COMMITTEE TO EXAMINE MATERNAL HEALTH MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY RATES IN COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, each year in the U.S., hundreds of women die from complications related to pregnancy and childbirth, known as maternal death; and WHEREAS, a maternal death is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “the death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and the site of the pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management, but not from accidental or incidental causes; and WHEREAS, last year the United States Government Accountability Office undertook an analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which presented challenges for maternal health, as pregnant women with COVID-19 are more likely to experience pregnancy complications, severe illness, or death; and WHEREAS, CDC data shows that maternal deaths increased during the COVID-19 pandemic and COVID-19 was referPass Action details Not available
23-2290 1 RESOLUTION URGING THE U.S. CONGRESS TO PASS H.R.2370, THE ACCESS to AEDs ACTResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION URGING THE U.S. CONGRESS TO PASS H.R.2370, THE ACCESS to AEDs ACT WHEREAS, heart disease (including coronary heart disease, hypertension, and stroke) remains the No. 1 cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States and cardiovascular diseases claim more lives each year than all forms of cancer and chronic lower respiratory disease combined accounting for 1 in every 4 deaths; and WHEREAS, heart disease is the leading cause of death in Cook County as well, accounting for just for 10,259 deaths in 2021 of that, 4,974 were in the City of Chicago and 5,285 were in suburban Cook County; and WHEREAS, Cook County Commissioner Donna Miller and the Board of Commissioners approved resolutions creating in person and virtual “hands only” CPR & AED training, and including the virtual training as part of the on-boarding process for new employees and which is available to all county employees providing the knowledge needed so we can eliminate one of the barriers to not being able to survive a heart attack; and WHEREAapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2311 1 AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER 54, ARTICLE V, TOBACCO DEALERSOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT #23-2311 AN AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER 54, ARTICLE V, TOBACCO DEALERS WHEREAS, e-cigarettes are hooking a new generation on nicotine putting millions of kids at risk and threatening decades of progress in reducing youth tobacco use, and tobacco companies have focused heavily on flavorings because they know that’s what attracts a new generation of users. Research shows that flavoring, regardless of the tobacco product, increases the appeal to youth and adults; and WHEREAS, it has become a nationwide crisis of youth addiction, fueled by thousands of kid-friendly flavors and massive doses of nicotine, some containing as much nicotine as a pack of 20 regular cigarettes; and WHEREAS, according to the 2022 National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS), over 2.5 million U.S. kids used e-cigarettes in 2022 and almost 85% of youth users report using flavored e-cigarettes: Fruit (71.6%), candy/desserts (34.1%), mint (30.2%), menthol (28.8%), are the most popular flavors reported; and WHEREAS, from 2017 to 2019, e-cigarette use among high school students more than referPass Action details Not available
23-2492 1 A RESOLUTION ON THE ILLINOIS SMART CITY AND REGION ASSOCIATION TO COLLABORATE WITH COOK COUNTY MEMBER MUNICIPALITIESResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION ON THE ILLINOIS SMART CITY AND REGION ASSOCIATION TO COLLABORATE WITH COOK COUNTY MEMBER MUNICIPALITIES WHEREAS, The Illinois Smart City & Region Association (ISCRA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit member association; and WHEREAS, ISCRA’s mission is to provide education, information, and guidance through collaboration to more than 1,200 Illinois municipalities and corresponding regions; and WHEREAS, the deliverables from ISCRA seeks to advance the successful implementation of appropriate technology initiatives within a given community and eliminates the sales pressure that local government officials so often associate with technology interactions; and WHEREAS, ISCRA is an impartial platform where technology providers, together with, city staff and local elected officials converge for educational purposes to discuss the development and deployment of networked technologies for smarter cities as many city’s existing infrastructure is aging; and WHEREAS, ISCRA’s educational objectives are performed with the goal of reducing a community’s expenreferPass Action details Not available
23-2007 1 A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF ACCESS TO GENDER AFFIRMING CARE A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF ACCESS TO GENDER AFFIRMING CARE GENDER AFFIRMING CAREResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF ACCESS TO GENDER AFFIRMING CARE WHEREAS, gender affirming care is crucial for trans and gender diverse children and adults to thrive, grow, and live to their fullest potential; and WHEREAS, gender affirming care encompasses a range of social, psychological, behavioral, and medical interventions designed to support and affirm an individual’s gender identity when it conflicts with the gender they were assigned at birth; and WHEREAS, gender affirming care has a great effect on the safety of trans and non-conforming children and adults as studies have shown a significant decrease in suicidal ideation when gender affirming care is provided; and WHEREAS, decisions about gender-affirming care should be properly made without government intervention through shared decision-making between the patient, their family; and WHEREAS, 29 of the leading medical groups including the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Nurses, The Endocrine Society and the American Medical Association recognize the medical necessity of gendreferPass Action details Not available
23-2499 1 Cook County Covid -19 Financial Response Report April 2023ReportREPORT Department: Office of the Chief Financial Officer Report Title: Covid-19 Financial Response Report Report Period: 4/1/2020-3/31/2023 Summary: This report serves as an update on Cook County’s Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF), FEMA PA, Emergency Rental Assistance and American Rescue Plan Act grant allocations.receive and filePass Action details Not available
23-2140 1 Guidehouse Contract AmendmentContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Department of Budget & Management Services Vendor: Guidehouse, Inc. (f/k/a Grant Thornton Public Sector) Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to renew and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Budget, Planning, and Financial Analytics Software Selection Services Original Contract Period: 6/15/2022 - 8/14/2022, with two (2), one-year renewal options Proposed Amendment Type: Renewal and Increase Proposed Contract Period: Renewal period 8/15/2023 - 8/14/2024 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $1,058,161.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): Procurement, 7/1/2022, $148,161.00 Increase Requested: $708,069.00 Previous Board Increase(s): 7/28/2022, $910,000.00 Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A Previous Board Renewals: 7/28/2022, (8/15/2022-8/14/2023) Previous Chief Procurement Officer Renewals: N/A Previous Board Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Extension(s): N/A Potential Fiscal Impact: FY2023 $708,069approvePass Action details Not available
23-2282 1 Proposed Resolution for Infrastructure Beneficiary Grants to the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Chicago Botanic Garden, and Brookfield Zoo to be paid from ARPA Revenue Loss AllocationResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION PROPOSED RESOLUTION FOR AN INFRASTRUCTURE BENEFICIARY GRANT TO THE FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT OF COOK COUNTY, CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDEN, AND BROOKFIELD ZOO TO BE PAID FROM ARPA REVENUE LOSS ALLOCATION WHEREAS, on March 11, 2021, the federal government authorized the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”), which includes $1.9 trillion in federal stimulus funds to hasten the United States’ recovery from the economic and health effects caused by the COVID-19 pandemic; and WHEREAS, specifically, the federal government has authorized and allocated a federal award of approximately $1,000,372,385 of ARPA funding to Cook County (“County”) to assist the County in its recovery from the economic and health effects of COVID-19; and WHEREAS, on June 24, 2021, the County’s American Rescue Plan Act Framework (the “ARPA Framework”) was presented to the Cook County Board of Commissioners; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners via Resolution 21-3654 accepted the ARPA federal award to assist the County in its recovery from the economic and health effects oapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2335 1 Board Resolution 22-0637 ARPA Budget Transfer ApprovalsReportREPORT Department: Department of Budget & Management Services Report Title: Board Resolution 22-0637 ARPA Budget Transfer Approvals Report Period: March 1, 2023 - March 31, 2023 Summary: Pursuant to Board Resolution 22-0637, the Department of Budget & Management Services (DBMS) may approve budgetary transfers required to implement the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) initiatives approved by the Board of Commissioners within the special purpose fund established for the County’s allocation of ARPA Funding. Attached, please find a report of all transfers made within the ARPA special purpose fund between March 1, 2023, and March 31, 2023. Please note, the report presents the information in three different formats: · Summary of Budget Transfers: reflects a summary of all transfers by fund and department, and the purpose of the transfer. · Transfers By Department: reflects all transfers by Department, delineating the accounts out of and into which such transfers were made. · Transfers By Fund: reflects all transfers by Fund, delineating the Department or Agenreceive and filePass Action details Not available
23-2424 1 Contract Amendment for MGT of America ConsultingContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Department of Budget & Management Services Vendor: MGT of America Consulting Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to renew and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Consulting Services Original Contract Period: 3/6/2020 - 3/5/2023, with two (2), one-year renewal options Proposed Amendment Type: Renewal and Increase Proposed Contract Period: Renewal period: 3/6/2024 - 3/5/2025 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $292,000.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): Board, 2/27/2020, $217,500.00 Increase Requested: $207,250.00 Previous Board Increase(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): 6/24/2022, $74,500.00 Previous Board Renewals: N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Renewals: 6/24/2022, (3/6/2023 - 3/5/2024) Previous Board Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Extension(s): N/A Potential Fiscal Impact: FY2023 $64,000.00, FY2024 $143,250.00 Accounts: 11000.1490.11030.520894 Contract Number(s): 1944approvePass Action details Not available
23-2356 1 Bills and Claims Report 2/22/2023-4/3/2023ReportREPORT Department: Comptroller’s Office Report Title: Bills and Claims Report Report Period: 2/22/2023 - 4/3/2023 Summary: This report to be received and filed is to comply with the Amended Procurement Code Chapter 34-125 (k). The Comptroller shall provide to the Board of Commissioners a report of all payments made pursuant to contracts for supplies, materials and equipment and for professional and managerial services for Cook County, including the separately elected Officials, which involve an expenditure of $150,000.00 or more, within two (2) weeks of being made. Such reports shall include: 1. The name of the Vendor; 2. A brief description of the product or service provided; 3. The name of the Using Department and budgetary account from which the funds are being drawn; and 4. The contract number under which the payment is being made.receive and filePass Action details Not available
23-2418 1 Infectious Disease Control ScreeningGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Cook County Health Grantee: Cook County Health Grantor: Chicago Department of Public Health Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: Infectious Disease Control Screening (at Cook County Health /Cermak Health Services) Grant Amount: $294,738.00 Grant Period: 1/1/2023-7/31/2023 Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A. Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any Summary: Grant funds are to protect the public health and safety of the American people by enhancing the capacity of public health agencies to defect, respond, prevent and control known and emerging (or reemerging) infectious diseases. This is accomplished by providing financial and technical resources to (1) strengthen the epidemiologic and infection control capacity; (2) enhance laboratory capacity; (3) improve information systems; (4) enhance collaboration among epidemiology, laboratory, and information system components of public health departments.approvePass Action details Not available
23-2138 1 Transfer of FundsTransfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Chief Administrative Office Request: Transfer of Funds Reason: The Veterans Assistance Commission of Cook County (VACCC) is now a separate office due to recent legislative amendments to the Illinois Veterans Affairs Act via HB2369. From Account(s): 11000.1011.10155.521313.00000.00000 Special or Co-Op Programs, $342,935.00 To Account(s): 11000.1452.10155.501140.00000.00000 Extra Employees, $274,566.00; 11000.1452.10155.501030.00000.00000 Turnover, -$95,042.00; 11000.1452.10155.501511.00000.00000 Medicare, $2,603.00; 11000.1452.10155.520490.00000.00000 Graphics and Reproduction Services, $500.00; 11000.1452.10155.501836.00000.00000 Travel, $250.00; 11000.1452.10155.520265.00000.00000 Postage, $470.00; 11000.1452.10155.570080.00000.00000 Other Expenses Not Classified, $2,367.00; 11000.1452.10155.530605.00000.00000 Office Supplies, $5,500.00; 11000.1452.10155.540130.00000.00000 Maintenance and Subscriptions, $1,000.00; 11000.1452.10155.521313.00000.00000 Special Co-Op Programs, $150,721.00. Total AmouapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2243 1 Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Chicago, Hillside, IllinoisInteragency AgreementPROPOSED AGREEMENT Department(s): Cook County Medical Examiner Other Part(ies): Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Chicago, Hillside, Illinois Request: Authorization to enter into an interagency agreement Good(s) or Service(s): dignified burials of the unclaimed, unknown, and unborn children. Agreement period: December 1, 2019 through October 31, 2025 Fiscal Impact: FY 2019 $16,000.00; FY 2020 $24,500.00; FY 2021 $26,500.00; FY 2022 $28,000.00; FY 2023 $35,000.00; FY 2024 $38,000.00; FY 2025 $41,000.00 Accounts: 11100.1259.17140.520470 Agreement Number(s): N/A Summary/Notes: This is a continuing agreement, a renewal of previously approved 20-1484, which allows the dignified burials of the unclaimed decedents, unknown decedents and unborn children of Cook County that arrive at the Medical Examiner’s (ME) Office. Catholic Cemeteries will arrange through a third- party funeral director for the pickup and delivery of human remains from the ME to the Interment Location; provided that those remains must be placed in a burial shell by the ME approvePass Action details Not available
23-1653 1 Contract for Furnish and Deliver Crack Fill Materials – Contract No. 2285-10060Contract (Highway)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department(s): Transportation and Highways Vendor: GWO Trucking, Inc., Matteson, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute contract. Good(s) or Service(s): Materials Location: DoTH Maintenance Districts: 1 (Schaumburg), 2 (Des Plaines) 4 (Orland Park), and 5 (Riverdale) Section: N/A Contract Value: $337,317.00 Contract period: 5/1/2023 - 4/30/2025, with (1)one - (2)two year renewal option Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2023 $150,000.00; FY 2024 $187,317.00.00 Accounts: 11300.1500.29150.530224 Contract Number(s): 2215-09262 Concurrences: The vendor has met the MBE- and Women-owned Business Enterprise Ordinance via: Direct Participation. The prime is a certified MBE. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully requests approval of the proposed contract between the County and GWO Trucking, Inc., Matteson, Illinois. This contract will provide Aggregate MateriaapprovePass Action details Not available
23-1716 1 Intergovernmental Agreement with the Village of Schaumburg for Traffic Signal and ADAIntergovernmental Agreement (Highway)PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Village of Schaumburg, Illinois Request: Approval of proposed Intergovernmental Agreement. Goods or Services: Construction and Construction Engineering Location: Village of Schaumburg, Illinois Section: 23-TSMRP-00-TL Centerline Mileage: N/A County Board District: 15 Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: One-time agreement Fiscal Impact: $3,000,000.00 ($450,000.00 to be reimbursed from Village of Schaumburg) Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax: 11300.1500.29152.560019; 11300.1500.29150.521536 ($450,000.00) Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully requests approval of the proposed Intergovernmental Agreement between the County and Village of Schaumburg, Illinois. The County will be the lead agency for the construction and construction engineering of traffic signal improvements at traffic signalized intersections along Schaumburg Road in the Village of Schaumburg The County will includreferPass Action details Not available
23-1717 1 New Contract for Construction co. number 2311-12020Contract (Highway)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department(s): Transportation and Highways Vendor: Gallagher Asphalt / K-Five Construction Corp. JV, Thornton, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute contract. Good(s) or Service(s): Goods Location: German Church Road - County Line Road to Wolf Road Wolf Road - 131st Street to McCarthy Road Flossmoor Road - Ridgeland Ave. to Kedzie Ave. Vollmer Road - Western Ave. to Dixie Highway Cottage Grove Ave. - Glenwood Lansing Road to 183rd St. Glenwood Lansing Road - East of IL-394 to West of Burnham Ave. Cottage Grove Ave. - Sauk Trail to 17th Street Section: 22-PRPS1-00-PV Contract Value: $14,196,889.90 Contract period: 5/11/2023 - 12/31/2026 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2023 $11,357,511.92; FY 2024 $2,839,377.98 Accounts: 11300.1500.29152.560019 ($14,196,889.90 - Rebuild Illinois Bond) Contract Number(s): 2311-12020 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprise Ordinance via Direct approvePass Action details Not available
23-1860 1 Acquisition of Real Estate for Joe Orr Road – Parcel 0KQ0120Acquisition of Real EstatePROPOSED ACQUISITION OF REAL ESTATE Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): None Action: 23-1860 - Approval of the Proposed Acquisition of Real Estate Section: 04-B6736-02-LA Parcel(s): 0KQ0120 & TE & PE Location: Joe Orr Road - Torrence Avenue to Burnham Avenue 2933 202nd Street. Lynwood, Illinois Board District: 6 Fiscal Impact: $56,200.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax: 11300.1500.29150.560010referPass Action details Not available
23-1978 1 Supplemental Improvement Resolution for Happ Road – Winnetka Road to Willow RoadSupplemental Improvement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED SUPPLEMENTAL IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Request: Approval of the Proposed Supplemental Improvement Resolution Project: Happ Road - Winnetka Road to Willow Location: Village of Northfield, Illinois Section: 20-W4044-00-PV County Board District: 13, 14 Centerline Mileage: N/A Fiscal Impact: $480,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax: 11300.1500.29152.560019 Board Approved Date and Amount: 11/19/2020, $260,000.00; 12/16/2021, $321,000.00 Increased Amount: $480,000.00 Total Adjusted Amount: $1,061,000.00 Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully requests approval of the proposed Supplemental Improvement Resolution for work being done in the Village of Northfield. The Supplemental resolution is appropriating additional funds for the Design engineering and land acquisition for the reconstruction of Happ Road in the Village of Northfield in Cook County.referPass Action details Not available
23-1979 1 Supplemental Improvement Resolution for Camp McDonald Road - Prospect Heights IIC 2022Supplemental Improvement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED SUPPLEMENTAL IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Request: Approval of the Proposed Supplemental Improvement Resolution to add fund for the project listed below. Project: IIC 2022 Camp McDonald Road Sidewalk Project Location: City of Prospect Heights, Illinois Section: 22-IICRD-09-EG County Board District: 9; 14 Centerline Mileage: N/A Fiscal Impact: $112,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax 11300.1500.29150.521536 Board Approved Date and Amount: July 28, 2022, $63,890.00 Increased Amount: $112,000.00 Total Adjusted Amount: $175,890.00 Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully requests approval of the proposed Supplemental Improvement Resolution for work being done in the City of Prospect Heights. The Supplemental resolution is appropriating additional funds for the 2022 Invest in Cook Camp McDonald Road Sidewalk Project in the City of Prospect Heights in Cook County.referPass Action details Not available
23-1980 1 Amendment to a Previously Approved item Traffic Signal Modernization & Replacement Program (TSMRP)Amendment to a Previously Approved ItemPROPOSED PREVIOUSLY APPROVED ITEM AMENDMENT Department: Department of Transportation and Highways Request: Amendment to a Previously Approved item Item Number: 22-4243 Fiscal Impact: N/A Account(s): Motor Fuel Tax: 11300.1500.29152.560019 Original Text of Item: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully requests approval of the proposed Previously Approved Item. As an administrative action with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), an amendment is requested to make the project eligible to expend Rebuild Illinois (RBI) bond funds by checking “Yes” to make this project a bondable capital improvement on the IDOT improvement resolution form BLR 09110.referPass Action details Not available
23-2117 1 Contract for Construction for Contract No. 2311-01092Contract (Highway)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department(s): Transportation and Highways Vendor: Capitol Cement Co., Inc, Chicago, Illinois. Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute contract. Good(s) or Service(s): Services Location: Buffalo Grove, Illinois Section: 23-A5014-00-PV Contract Value: $5,550,791.65 Contract period: 4/27/2023 - 11/30/2026 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY2023 $4,440,633.32; FY2024 $1,110,158.33 Accounts: 11300.1500.29152.560019 (Rebuild Illinois Bond) Contract Number(s): 2311-01092 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprise Ordinance via Direct Participation. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully requests approval of the proposed contract between the County and Capitol Cement Co., Inc, Chicago, Illinois. The purpose of this improvement is to protect the public investment in the highway system, provide a safe, efficient and sustainable highwapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2123 1 Construction Status Report for March 2023ReportREPORT Department: Transportation and Highways Report Title: Bureau of Construction Status Report Report Period: 3/1/2023 - 3/31/2023 Action: Receive and File Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully requests that the status report be received and filed for Construction for the month of March 2023.receive and filePass Action details Not available
23-2124 1 Payment Approval for Construction for Signage Countywide MaintenancePayment ApprovalPROPOSED PAYMENT APPROVAL Department(s): Department of Transportation and Highways Action: Payment Approval Payee: Western Remac, Inc. Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Fiscal Impact: FY 2023 $32,837.31 Accounts: 11300.1500.29150.540370 Contract Number(s): 1885-17684 Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways (DOTH) respectfully submits the approval of a single payment to Western Remac Inc. for the contract retention as result of successful completion of the contracted work. All work was completed within the contract period 04/01/2019 - 03/31/2022, and the contract quantities have been agreed to and finalized for contract close out. DOTH is requesting County Board approval to pay the final invoice in the amount of $32,837.31. The contract expired before the invoice could be paid.referPass Action details Not available
23-2125 1 Contract Amendment for Construction for County Line Road CMContract Amendment (Highway)PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department(s): Transportation and Highways Vendor: TranSystems Corporation, Schaumburg, Illinois (formerly Omega and Associates, Inc., Lisle, Illinois) Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to assign and extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Management Services Location: County Line Road County Board District(s): 17 Original Contract Period: 8/1/2018 - 7/31/2023 Section: 16-W7331-00-RP Proposed Contract Period Extension: 8/1/2023 - 11/30/2027 Section: 18-W7331-00-RP Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $5,900,552.79 Original Board Approval: 6/27/2018, $3,798,644.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): 11/19/2020, $2,101,908.79 Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2023 $1,327,450.71; FY 2024 $700,000.00; FY 2025 $600,000.00; FY 2026 $600,000.00; FY 2027 $300,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax: 11300.1500.29150.560019 and 1referPass Action details Not available
23-2183 1 Supplemental Improvement Resolution for Central Avenue Bridge over I-55 Emergency RepairsSupplemental Improvement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED SUPPLEMENTAL IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Request: Approval of the Proposed Supplemental Improvement Resolution Project: Central Avenue Bridge over I-55 Emergency Repair (SR) Location: City of Chicago, Village of Forest View, Village of Stickney, all located in Illinois. Section: 22-W3924-02-BR County Board District: 16 Centerline Mileage: N/A Fiscal Impact: $400,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax: 11300.1500.29150.560019 Board Approved Date and Amount: 06/28/2022, $1,100,000.00 Increased Amount: $400,000.00 Total Adjusted Amount: $1,500,000.00 Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully requests approval of the proposed Supplemental Improvement Resolution for work being done on the Central Avenue Bridge. The Supplemental resolution is appropriating additional funds for the emergency repair of the Central Avenue Bridge over I-55 in the villages of Forestview and Stickney, and thereferPass Action details Not available
23-2254 1 Intergovernmental Agreement with the Village of BurnhamIntergovernmental Agreement (Highway)PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Village of Burnham, Illinois Request: Approval of proposed Intergovernmental Agreement. Goods or Services: Preliminary Engineering Location: Village of Burnham, Illinois Section: 23-BURGS-01-EG Centerline Mileage: N/A County Board District: 4 Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: One-time agreement Fiscal Impact: $250,000.00 Accounts: 11300.1500.29150.521536 Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully requests approval of the proposed Intergovernmental Agreement between the County and Village of Burnham, Illinois. The Village will be the lead agency for Railroads’ preliminary engineering review services for Burnham Avenue Railroad Grade Separation Project. The County will reimburse the Village for one hundred percent of the Railroads’ preliminary engineering review costs, up to but not to exceed $250,000.referPass Action details Not available
23-2294 1 Intergovernmental Agreement with Metra for IIC2020Intergovernmental Agreement (Highway)PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): METRA Request: Approval of proposed Intergovernmental Agreement. Goods or Services: Construction and Construction Management Location: City of Chicago, Illinois Section: 20-IICTR-00-RR Centerline Mileage: N/A County Board District: 11 Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: One-time agreement Fiscal Impact: $500,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax: 11300.1500.29150.560019 Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully requests approval of the proposed Intergovernmental Agreement between the County and METRA. METRA will be the lead agency for construction and construction management of improvements to the 115th Street (Morgan Park) Station Rehabilitation Project. The County of Cook will pay for a share of the construction and Construction Management services costs incurred by the METRA.referPass Action details Not available
23-2276 1 Anderson Elevator, Broadview, IllinoisPayment ApprovalPROPOSED PAYMENT APPROVAL Department(s): Department of Capital Planning and Policy Action: Request to Approve Payment Payee: Anderson Elevator, Broadview, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Countywide Elevator, Escalators, Dumbwaiters, Wheelchair Lifts and Related Equipment Maintenance Fiscal Impact: $412,811.20 Accounts: 11569.1031.11190.560105/7.00000.00000 (Capital Improvement Program) Contract Number(s): 1545-14645 Summary: The Department of Capital Planning and Policy respectfully requests authorization to approve payment of an outstanding balance with the vendor. Supply chain issues caused parts of the countywide elevator maintenance schedule to continue outside the approved contract term.approvePass Action details Not available
23-2277 1 Pacific Construction Services, Chicago, IllinoisPayment ApprovalPROPOSED PAYMENT APPROVAL Department(s): Department of Capital Planning and Policy Action: Request to Approve Payment Payee: Pacific Construction Services, Chicago, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): JHS Polk Building Façade Stabilization and Rockwell Warehouse Renovations Fiscal Impact: $551,535.85 Accounts: 11569.1031.11190.560105/7.00000.00000 (Capital Improvement Program) Contract Number(s): 2216-10260, 1555-14475GC-SBE15 (JOC) Summary: The Department of Capital Planning and Policy respectfully requests approval to pay an outstanding balance to Pacific Construction Services. The vendor performed emergency exterior façade stabilization work at the JHS Polk Building to keep the public safe from any possible falling building debris. The vendor also performed renovation work at Rockwell Warehouse.approvePass Action details Not available
23-2471 1 Broadview, Illinois IGAIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Department of Capital Planning and Policy Other Part(ies): Village of Broadview, Illinois Request: Request to Approve Intergovernmental Agreement Goods or Services: Demolition Services (Infrastructure and External Projects Pilot Program) Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: This agreement begins upon Board approval and terminates upon completion of the project and final reimbursement by the County, or December 31, 2023, whichever date is earlier. Fiscal Impact: FY 2023 $65,000.00 Accounts: 11286.1031.63464.520830.00000.00000 - NT099 Summary: The Department of Capital Planning and Policy respectfully requests approval of an intergovernmental agreement with the Village of Broadview, Illinois to partner on a demolition project. The Village of Broadview will partner with Cook County Bureau of Asset Management to demolish a structure located at 2412 S. 9th Ave, Broadview, IL to make way for a new Village Physical Plant. The estimated cost of the demolition is $90,000.00. The approvePass Action details Not available
23-1943 1 Indi Enterprises, Inc.Contract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Department of Facilities Management Vendor: Indi Enterprises, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to renew contract Good(s) or Service(s): Pipe Covering Supplies Original Contract Period: 5/1/2019 - 4/30/2022, with two (2), one (1) year renewal options Proposed Amendment Type: Renewal Proposed Contract Period: Renewal period 5/1/2023 - 4/30/2024 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $514,224.65 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): Board, 4/25/2019, $514,224.65 Increase Requested: N/A Previous Board Increase(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A Previous Board Renewals: N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Renewals: 3/29/2022, Renewal period 5/1/2022 through 4/30/2023 Previous Board Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Extension(s): N/A Potential Fiscal Impact: FY23 $242,496.00, FY24 $232,496.65 Accounts: 11100.1200.12355.530188 Contract Number(s): 1945-177approvePass Action details Not available
23-2185 1 Dependable Fire EquipmentContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Department of Facilities Management Vendor: Dependable Fire Equipment, Waukegan, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Inspections, Testing, Maintenance, Certification, and Repairs for Fire Fighting Systems Contract Value: $204,733.00 Contract period: 5/15/2023- 5/14/2026 with one (1), two (2) year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2023 $34,122.00, FY 2024 $68,244.00, FY25 $68,244.00, FY26 $34,123.00 Accounts: 11100.1200.12355.540345 Contract Number(s): 2245-10053 Concurrences: The vendor has met the MBE- and Women-owned Business Enterprise Ordinance via: Full WBE waiver. Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: This contract will allow the Department of Facilities Management to enter into a contract with Dependable Fire Equipment for Inspections, Testing, Maintenance, Certification, and Repairs for Fire Fighting Systems. The vendor was selected pursuant to a publicly advertised Invitation foapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2193 1 Nak-Man CorporationContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Department of Facilities Management Vendor: Nak-Man Corporation, Niles, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Sheet Steel Contract Value: $236,334.36 Contract period: 5/15/2023 - 5/14/2025 with two (2) one (1) year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2023 $39,384.00, FY 2024 $78,768.00, FY25 $78,768.00, FY26 $39,414.36 Accounts: 11100.1200.12355.530188 Contract Number(s): 2245-10051 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprise Ordinance via Direct Participation. The Prime is a Certified MBE. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: This contract will allow the Department of Facilities Management to enter into a contract for sheet steel at various facilities. The vendor was selected pursuant to a publicly advertised Invitation for Bids (IFB) in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. Nak-Man Corporation was the lowest, responsive, and responsibapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2197 1 Johnson Controls Fire ProtectionContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Department of Facilities Management Vendor: Johnson Controls Fire Protection LP, Arlington Heights, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Annual Fire Pump Tests and Maintenance Services Contract Value: $208,122.56 Contract period: 6/1/2023 - 05/31/2025 with one (1), two (2) year renewal option Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2023 $34,686.00, FY 2024 69,372.00, FY25 $69,372.00, FY26 $32,692.56 Accounts: 11100.1200.12355.540345 Contract Number(s): 2245-10050 Concurrences: The contract specific goal set on this contract is zero. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: This contract will allow the Department of Facilities Management to have annual fire pump testing and maintenance services. The vendor was selected pursuant to a publicly advertised Invitation for Bids (IFB) in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. Johnson Controls Fire Protection LP was the lowest, responsive, and responsible approvePass Action details Not available
23-2292 1 J.P. Simons and COmpanyContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Department of Facilities Management Vendor: J. P. Simons and Company, Glendale Heights, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to renew contract Good(s) or Service(s): Bussman Fuses Original Contract Period: 10/15/2020 - 10/14/2023, with one (1), two (2) year renewal option Proposed Amendment Type: Renewal Proposed Contract Period: Renewal period 10/15/2023 - 10/14/2025 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $175,500.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): Board, 9/24/2020, $175,500.00 Increase Requested: N/A Previous Board Increase(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A Previous Board Renewals: N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Renewals: N/A Previous Board Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Extension(s): N/A Potential Fiscal Impact: FY23 $4,637.00, FY24 $55,646.00, FY25 $51,016.66 Accounts: 11100.1200.12355.530188 Contract Number(s): 2045-18302 Concurrences: TheapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2296 1 Global Water Technology, Inc.Contract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Department of Facilities Management Vendor: Global Water Technology, Inc., South Holland, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to Renew and Increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Testing and Water Treatment Services Original Contract Period: 7/1/2019 - 6/30/2022 Proposed Amendment Type: Renewal and Increase Proposed Contract Period: 7/1/2023 - 6/30/2024 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $348.864.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): Board, 6/27/2019, $228,864.00 Increase Requested: $150,000.00 Previous Board Increase(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): 4/1/2022, $120,000.00 Previous Board Renewals: N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Renewals: 7/1/2022 -06/30/2023 Previous Board Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Extension(s): N/A Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2023 $62,500.00, FY 2024 $87,500.00 Accounts: 11100.1200.12355.530188 Contract Number(s): 1945-17777 approvePass Action details Not available
23-2285 1 Commissioner Morita District Office LeaseLease AgreementPROPOSED LEASE AGREEMENT Department: Department of Real Estate Management Request: Request to Approve New Lease Agreement Landlord: 6930 Greenview LLC Tenant: County of Cook, for the use of Commissioner Josina Morita’s 13th District Office Location: 1507 Morse Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60626 Term/Extension Period: 5/1/2023-1/8/2025 Space Occupied: Approximately 36 square feet, with use of a common area Monthly Rent: $400.00 Fiscal Impact: FY 2023-2025 $8,106.67 Accounts: 11000.1093.20225.550130.00000.00000 Option to Renew: N/A Termination: Allowable with sixty (60) day notice Utilities Included: Tenant pays electric Summary/Notes: Requesting approval of a Lease Agreement at 1507 Morse Avenue, Chicago, IL 60626 for the use of Commissioner Josina Morita’s 13th District Office.approvePass Action details Not available
23-2287 1 600 Holiday Plaza Lease AmendmentLease Agreement AmendmentPROPOSED LEASE AMENDMENT Department: Department of Real Estate Management Request: Request to Approve Lease Amendment Landlord: Imperial Realty Company, as agent for Klairmont Investments, LLC Tenant: County of Cook, for the use of Cook County Health Location: 600 Holiday Plaza, Matteson Illinois 60443 Term/Extension Period: 12/1/2022 - 3/31/2029 Space Occupied: 1,057 sq. ft., with additional use of common area Monthly Rent: Term Monthly Annual December 1, 2022 - March 31, 2023 $1,123.02 $4,492.08 April 1, 2023-March 31, 2024 $1,145.48 $13,745.76 April 1, 2024 - March 31, 2025 $1,168.39 $14,020.68 April 1, 2025 - March 31, 2026 $1,191.76 $14,301.12 April 1, 2026 - March 31, 2027 $1,215.60 $14,587.20 April 1, 2027 - March 31, 2028 $1,239.91 $14,878.92 April 1, 2028 - March 31, 2029 $1,264.71 $15,176.52 Fiscal Impact: FY 2023-2029 $91,202.28 (term of lease) Accounts: 41220.4895.17995.550130 Account Option to Renew: N/A Termination: Allowable with sixty (60) day notice. Utilities Includapprove as amended in the errataPass Action details Not available
23-2474 1 Pace IGA, Oak Forest CampusIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Department of Real Estate Management Other Part(ies): Pace, the Suburban Bus Division, Arlington Heights, Illinois Request: Request to Approve Intergovernmental Agreement Goods or Services: Use of Space at Oak Forest Campus Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: 6/1/2023 - 6/1/2026 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Summary: This agreement allows Pace to continue operating and maintaining its transit facilities in the general area of the southeast quadrant of Cicero Ave and 159th Street, which is located on the Oak Forest Campus. The County has allowed Pace to operate and maintain such transit facilities for several years. Both parties agree that it is in their best interests to memorialize the current rights and responsibilities of each party with respect to upcoming demolition activities and potential redevelopment of Oak Forest campus, as those rights and responsibilities will change at such time when a redevelopment plan is implemented.approvePass Action details Not available
23-1467 1 Grant Award AmendmentGrant Award AmendmentPROPOSED GRANT AWARD AMENDMENT Department: Bureau of Economic Development Grantee: Office of Economic Development Grantor: State of Illinois, Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Request: Authorization to increase grant by $325,000.00. Purpose: Cook County will continue to serve as a “Hub” under the 2023 State of Illinois DCEO Small Business Community Navigator Program and engage organizations in the County’s small business network to serve as “Spokes” and provide direct assistance to small businesses that wish to apply to the new upcoming programs in 2023: Restaurant Employment and Stabilization Grant, Hotel Jobs Recovery Grant and the Illinois Creative Recovery Grant Supplemental Grant Amount: $325,000.00 Grant Period: Original: 7/1/2021 - 12/31/2022 Extension Period: 1/1/2023 - 6/30/2023 Fiscal Impact: $308,054.00 is a pass-through and $16,946.00 (salary and fringe) supports BED’s staff time dedicated to the grant for the period of 3/1/2023 - 6/30/2023 Accounts: Fund Office Program Object Account Description 11900 1027 5419approvePass Action details Not available
23-2211 1 Chicago Industrial Portfolio Owner, LLCResolution (Class 6B) No Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION Chicago Industrial Portfolio Owner, LLC 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: Chicago Industrial Portfolio Owner, LLC Address: 1794 S. Winthrop Drive, Des Plaines, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Des Plaines Cook County District: 17th District Permanent Index Number: 09-30-101-027-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Village of Des Plaines, Resolution, R-194-20 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: over 12 months Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Proposed use of property: Industrial use - warehousing, manufacturing, and distribution Living Wage Ordinance Compliance Affidavit Provided: Yes WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an abandoned industrial facility; and WHEREreferPass Action details Not available
23-2212 1 HT23 Custom CraftersResolution (Class 8) Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION HT23 Custom Crafters CLASS 8 PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 application containing the following information: Applicant: HT23 Custom Crafters Address: 180 Joe Orr Road, Chicago Heights, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Chicago Heights Cook County District: 5th District Permanent Index Number: 32-17-302-032-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: City of Chicago Heights, Resolution No. 2022 -22(a) Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 12 months vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Proposed use of property: Industrial use - warehousing, manufacturing, and/or distribution Living Wage Ordinance Compliance Affidavit Provided: Yes WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an abandoned commercial facility; and WHEREAS, the Cook County ClassireferPass Action details Not available
23-2214 1 TMI Properties, LLCResolution (Class 6B) Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION TMI Properties, LLC or its assignee 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: TMI Properties, LLC or its assignee Address: 25 E. Howard Street, Des Plaines, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Des Plaines Cook County District: 17th District Permanent Index Number: 09-30-300-057-0000 and a portion of 09-30-300-017-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Village of Des Plaines, Resolution No. R-187-21 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: Four (4) months vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Proposed use of property: Industrial use - warehousing, manufacturing, and distribution Living Wage Ordinance Compliance Affidavit Provided: Yes WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an abandoned referPass Action details Not available
23-2216 1 Vandelay Holdings, LLCResolution (Class 6B) Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION Vandelay Holdings, LLC 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: Vandelay Holdings, LLC Address: 901 W. Lake Street, Melrose Park, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Village of Melrose Park Cook County District: 16th District Permanent Index Number: 15-10-213-045-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Village of Melrose Park, Resolution No. 31-21 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: Three (3) months vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Proposed use of property: Industrial use, warehousing and distribution Living Wage Ordinance Compliance Affidavit Provided: Yes WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an abandoned industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the Cook County ClassificatioreferPass Action details Not available
23-0245 1 Human Resources Bi-weekly Activity Reports Pay Period 4 and 5 (January 29 - February 25)ReportREPORT Department: Bureau of Human Resources Report Title: Human Resources Bi-weekly Activity Reports Report Period: Pay Period 4: January 29, 2023 - February 11, 2023 Pay Period 5: February 12, 2023 - February 25, 2023 Summary: This report lists all new hires and terminations of employees in executive, administrative or professional positions, Grades 17 through 24, and employees in such positions who have transferred positions, received salary adjustments, whose positions have been transferred or reclassified, or employees who are hired into positions as Seasonal Work Employees, Extra Employees, Extra Employees for Special Activities and Employees per Court Order.approvePass Action details Not available
23-0846 1 Q4 Human Relations Committee ReportReportREPORT Department: Department of Human Rights & Ethics Report Title: Q4 Human Relations Committee Report Report Period: September 1, 2022, through November 30, 2022 Summary: This report highlights human rights complaints that were investigated and closed during the fourth quarter of 2022referPass Action details Not available
23-2073 1 Q1 Human Relations Committee ReportReportREPORT Department: Department of Human Rights & Ethics Report Title: Q1 Human Relations Committee Report Report Period: December 1, 2022, through February 28, 2023 Summary: This report highlights human rights complaints that were investigated and closed during the first quarter of 2023.referPass Action details Not available
23-2230 1 Ethics Rules Proposed ChangesProposed Changes to Public Facing Rules and RegulationsPROPOSED CHANGES TO PUBLIC FACING RULES AND REGULATIONS Department: Department of Human Rights and Ethics Summary: Amendments were made to the Cook County Board of Ethics Procedural Rules to align with the December 2021 amendments to Code of Ordinances of Cook County Illinois, Division 2. Code of Ethical Conduct. Amendments include: Addition of Section 9.9 - De Minimis Personal Use of Cook County Property and Resources; Addition of Section 9.10 - Dual Employment; Amendment to Section 3.10 - Statements by the General Public at Board Meetings to affirm procedural and etiquette expectations; Amendment to Section 4.5 - Form of Request for Advisory Opinions to affirm Advisory Opinions must be requested in writing; Amendment to Section 5.9 - Notice of Investigation and Opportunity to Present Information to affirm that the Board is not required to reveal the existence or nature of an investigation in order to preserve the confidentiality and integrity of any investigative inquiry; Amendment to Section 5.15 - Time to Complete Investigation and Suspension of InreferPass Action details Not available
23-1613 1 IFB High Speed Printers Contract with Proven ITContract (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Bureau of Technology Vendor: Proven IT, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute contract Good(s) or Service(s): Leasing of High Speed Digital Printers Contract Value: $1,360,956.30 Contract period: 5/1/2023 - 4/31/2028, with two (2) one-year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2023 - $272,191.26; FY 2024 - $272,191.26; FY 2025 - $272,191.26; FY 2026 - $272,191.26; FY 2027 - $272,191.26 Accounts: 11000.1490.15050.540135.00000.00000 Contract Number(s): 2210-10064 Concurrence(s): The contract-specific goal set on this contract was zero. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Technology: N/A Summary: The Bureau of Technology is requesting authorization of the Board of Commissioners to award a competitively bid contract with Proven IT to replace existing end-of-life, end-of-support, high-speed black & white printers. This contract is needed to continue high-speed printing of property tax bills, jury summons, checreferPass Action details Not available
23-2111 1 Toshiba extension and increase for MFD 2025Contract Amendment (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Bureau of Technology Vendor: Toshiba Business Solutions, a division of Toshiba American Business Solution, Arlington Heights, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to renew and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Leasing of multi-function digital copiers (MFD) Original Contract Period: 5/1/2019 - 4/30/2024, with two (2) one-year renewal options Proposed Amendment Type: Renewal and Increase Proposed Contract Period: 5/1/2024 - 4/30/2025 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $2,250,000.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): Board, 4/25/2019, $2,250,000.00 Increase Requested: $1,267,770.00 Previous Board Increase(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A Previous Board Renewals: N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Renewals: N/A Previous Board Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Extension(s): N/A Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2023: $590,362.80, FY 2024: $590,362.80, FY 2025: $590,referPass Action details Not available
23-2112 1 IBM Enterprise Resources Planning SystemContract Amendment (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Bureau of Technology Vendor: IBM/Enterprise Resource Planning System, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Software System Integration Services Original Contract Period: 9/15/2015 - 9/14/2020 with one (1), five (5) year renewal option Proposed Amendment Type: Increase Proposed Contract Period: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $121,018,122.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): Board, 9/9/2015, $66,546,900.00 Increase Requested: $3,215,656.00 Previous Board Increase(s): 6/28/2017($6,809,520.00); 7/19/2017($1,999,782.00); 6/6/2018, ($1,500,000.00), 11/21/2019, ($44,161,920.00) Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A Previous Board Renewals: 11/21/2019, 9/15/2020 - 9/14/2025 Previous Chief Procurement Officer Renewals: N/A Previous Board Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Extension(s): N/A Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2023: $965,referPass Action details Not available
23-1697 1 Moody Analytic, Inc.ContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Cook County Assessor’s Office Vendor: Moody’s Analytics, Inc., New York, New York Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Commercial Real Estate Data Contract Value: $182,014.45 Contract period: 7/1/2023 - 6/30/2026 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY2023 $57,736.54; FY2024 $60,623.37; FY 2025 $63,654.54 Accounts: 11000.1040.10155.520830 Contract Number(s): 2245-05110 Concurrences: The Contract Specific Goal set on this contract is zero. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: The Cook County Assessor’s Office requests authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute a contract with Moody’s Analytics, Inc., to satisfy the Assessor’s Office need for real-time property and market level data on commercial real estate, including transactions, leasing and tenant information, and new construction. Moody’s Analytics, Inc. is the sole source provider of this crucial data source used by our Commercial anapprovePass Action details Not available
23-1977 1 PROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDSTransfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Office of the Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County Request: To approve a budget transfer between accounts within the Office of the Chief Judge Reason: To facilitate capital equipment purchases, which will be reimbursed by the Illinois Supreme Court in 2023 through its “Illinois Court Technology Modernization Program” From Account(s): 11100.1310.13725.580380, ($1,043,596.00), Credit, Appropriation Adjustments) To Account(s): 11100.1310.21120.560225, $1,043,596.00 (Computer Equipment) Total Amount of Transfer: $1,043,596.00 On what date did it become apparent that the receiving account would require an infusion of funds in order to meet current obligations? What was the balance in the account on that date, and what was the balance 30 days prior to that date? In February, 2023, the court learned that the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts (“AOIC”) will reimburse the purchase of certain approved equipment purchases, which necessitates the proposed funds transfer. How was the account used for the soapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2013 1 Center for Conflict Resolution, Chicago, IllinoiPayment ApprovalPROPOSED PAYMENT APPROVAL Department(s): Office of the Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County Action: Approval of Court-Ordered Payment Payee: Center for Conflict Resolution, Chicago, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Dispute resolution services Fiscal Impact: $271,125.00 Accounts: 11322.1310.10155.520840 (Professional Services) Contract Number(s): N/A Summary: IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS SPECIAL ORDER NO. 2023-14 SUBJECT: DISPUTE RESOLUTION FUND, DISBURSEMENT The circuit clerk having collected dispute resolution fees during the year 2022, pursuant to the Illinois Not-For-Profit Dispute Resolution Center Act, 710 ILCS 20/1, et seq., and Cook County Cir. Ct. G.O. No. 19.2 (eff. March 9, 1989); The circuit clerk having deposited said fees into the dispute resolution fund; The amount of the dispute resolution fees collected by the circuit clerk in the year 2022 and available for funding having totaled $271,125.00; The Center for Conflict Resolution, 11 E. Adams St., Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60603, (Center) being the approvePass Action details Not available
23-1607 1 Technical Resource Management, LLC., dba Cordant Forensic Solutions, Denver, ColoradoContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Adult Probation Department, Circuit Court of Cook County Vendor: Technical Resource Management, LLC., dba Cordant Forensic Solutions, Denver, Colorado Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Drug Testing Services Original Contract Period: 5/1/2018 - 4/30/2021, with two (2), one-year renewal options Proposed Amendment Type: Extension Proposed Contract Period: Extension period 5/1/2023-4/30/2024 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $1,964,357.50 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): Board, 4/25/2018, $1,964,357.50 Increase Requested: NA Previous Board Increase(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A Previous Board Renewals: 4/7/2022, 5/1/2022 - 4/30/2023 Previous Chief Procurement Officer Renewals: 8/10/2021, 5/1/2021 - 4/30/2022 Previous Board Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Extension(s): N/A Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2023 $45,000.00 Accounts: 11100.1280.35720.5approvePass Action details Not available
23-1893 1 Black Dog Foods LLC, Lyons, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, Circuit Court of Cook County Vendor: Black Dog Foods LLC, Lyons, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Juice Products Contract Value: $485,850.00 Contract period: 5/8/2023 - 5/7/2024 with three (3) one-year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2023 $283,162.50 FY 2024 $202,687.50 Accounts: 11100.1440.35225.530010.00000.00000 Contract Number(s): 2250-09120 Concurrences: The contract specific goal set on this contract is zero. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: Contract 2250-09120 provides the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center the ability to purchase healthy juice products, with recommendations from the Good Food Purchasing Program for residents of the JTDC. Competitive bidding procedures were followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. Black Dog Foods LLC was the lowest responsive and responsible bidder.approve as amended in the errataPass Action details Not available
23-2235 1 lack Dog Foods LLC, Lyons, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, Circuit Court of Cook County Vendor: Black Dog Foods LLC, Lyons, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Dry and Canned Goods Contract Value: $2,059,603.00 Contract period: 5/1/2023 - 4/30/2024 with three (3) one-year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2023 $1,201,435.00 FY 2024 $858,168.00 Accounts: 11100.1440.35225.530010.00000.00000 Contract Number(s): 2304-12024 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprise Ordinance via Direct Participation. The Prime is MBE Certified. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: Contract 2304-12024 provides the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center the ability to purchase various dry and canned goods, with recommendations from Good Food Purchasing Program (GFPP) for the residents of the JTDC. Competitive bidding procedures were followed in accordance with the Cook County ProcuapprovePass Action details Not available
23-1625 1 CCTV Preventative Maintenance and Technical SupportContract Amendment (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Clerk of the Circuit Court Vendor: Engineered Security Systems (ESS), Towaco, New Jersey Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) System, Maintenance and Technical Support Original Contract Period: 10/18/2021 - 10/17/2022 Proposed Amendment Type:Increase Proposed Contract Period:N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $97,704.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement):5/19/2022 Increase Requested: $107,704.00 Previous Board Increase(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A Previous Board Renewals: N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Renewals: N/A Previous Board Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Extension(s): 10/18/2022 - 10/17/2023 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY2023: $107,704 Accounts: 11100.1335.13945.530135 Contract Number(s): 2105-11091 Concurrences: The contract-specific goal set on this contract was zero. approvePass Action details Not available
23-2256 1 Second Amendment to Intergovernmental AgreementIntergovernmental Agreement AmendmentPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Independent Inspector General Other Part(ies): Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorize execution of Second Amendment to Intergovernmental Agreement Goods or Services: The Independent Inspector General’s Office provides IG services to the MWRD Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: 5/17/2023-5/16/2024 Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: Revenue deposited in OIIG appropriation account 11000.1080.10155.580420 Summary: In May 2019, the County/OIIG and MWRD entered into an IGA whereby the OIIG would provide IG services to the MWRD in the manner set forth in the Cook County OIIG enabling ordinance. The MWRD has requested to extend such services under the proposed IGA Second Amendment.approvePass Action details Not available
23-2404 1 EARTH MONTH RESOLUTIONConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION EARTH MONTH RESOLUTION WHEREAS, the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, is acknowledged as the start of the modern environmental movement, and today, Earth Day is widely recognized as the largest secular observance in the world, marked by more than a billion people every year as a day of action to change human behavior and create global, national and local policy changes for a better environment, and April has come to be known as “Earth Month” by extension; and WHEREAS, under Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s leadership, Cook County has set ambitious climate goals, to reduce carbon emissions from County-owned facilities and operations by 45 percent by 2030 and to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, as well as to use 100% renewable electricity by 2030; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Clean Energy Plan, issued in 2020 by the Bureau of Asset Management and Department of Environment and Sustainability and which received a National Association of Counties Achievement Award in 2021, sets forth a roadmap to reach these goals by reducing energy use anapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2121 1 HONORING AND RECOGNIZING THE LIFE OF JOSIE BROWN CHILDSConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING AND RECOGNIZING THE LIFE OF JOSIE BROWN CHILDS WHEREAS, Josie Brown Childs was born on October 13, 1926 in Clarksdale, Mississippi to Julia Brown and Charles Washington and lived her childhood between Memphis, Tennessee and Vicksburg, Mississippi ; and WHEREAS, after moving to Chicago in 1949, Josie Brown would begin a long and storied career in service of the City; and WHEREAS, Josie Brown Childs served at the beginning of the late Harold Washington’s first term as Mayor of Chicago, working as a specialist in the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events from 1983 to 1990;and WHEREAS, after Josie Brown Childs’ retirement, Josie spent her years working with organizations like The Chicago Urban League, the NAACP, the Chicago Public Library, Planned Parenthood, and many others, producing large events and cultivating community across Chicago, Cook County, and the Great Lakes region; and WHEREAS, Josie Brown Childs would develop into a civic leader and activist, notably founding and leading the Mayor Harold WashapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2206 1 ROCHELLE TRENI, COMMENDATION AND RECOGNITION OF COMMUNITY IMPACTConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ROCHELLE TRENI, COMMENDATION AND RECOGNITION OF COMMUNITY IMPACT WHEREAS, Rochelle Treni has served as a dedicated employee at the Township of Schaumburg since January 23, 2017, currently serving as a Lead Program Specialist in the Welfare Services Department; and WHEREAS, Rochelle is an integral and valued member of the Welfare Services team, helping to keep the Department organized; and WHEREAS, for her dedication to upholding the Township’s values of accountability, integrity, equity, excellence, and community, Rochelle was awarded Schaumburg Township Employee of the Year in 2021; and WHEREAS, Rochelle also works the front desk of the food pantry and consistently comes up with new ideas to improve the food pantry experience for everyone, ensuring that it is a welcoming and safe place to shop; and WHEREAS, Rochelle not only makes sure clients’ food needs are met, but focuses on making their experience one of dignity and love, working to make people feel seen, heard, and understood; and WHEREAS, she also ensures that she is an available resource for food papprovePass Action details Not available
23-2472 1 SIKH AWARENESS MONTHConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION SIKH AWARENESS MONTH WHEREAS, Sikhs have been living in the United States for more than 120 years, working to grow and strengthen the country since; and WHEREAS, Sikh Americans have been contributing to the development of the United States since the mid-19th century with their work on farms, in lumber mills and mines, and on the Oregon, Pacific & Eastern Railway; and WHEREAS, Sikhism is the fifth largest religion in the world today, with more than 25 million Sikhs worldwide, an estimated 500,000 in the United States, and 25,000 in the State of Illinois; and WHEREAS, Sikh Americans continue to make rich contributions to the social, cultural, and economic vitality of the United States through their work in areas like agriculture, information technology, small business, hospitality, trucking, medicine, technology, and the United States Armed Forces; and WHEREAS, Sikh Americans work to foster respect among all people through faith and service; and WHEREAS, Cook County is committed to educating residents about the world’s religions, the valuapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2473 1 SAM L. LISSNER RETIREMENT, ELK GROVE VILLAGE TRUSTEEConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION SAM L. LISSNER RETIREMENT, ELK GROVE VILLAGE TRUSTEE WHEREAS,?Sam L. Lissner has been an Elk Grove Village Trustee for 28 years; and WHEREAS,?Sam entered in public service as a Trustee on the William Rainey Harper College Board in 1986; and WHEREAS, he additionally served on the Community Consolidated School District 59 Board of Education from 1987 until 1995, being elected Board President in 1992; and WHEREAS, he was elected as Village Trustee in 1995 and went on to serve seven consecutive terms; and WHEREAS,?Sam served on nearly every possible Board committee during his tenure as Trustee, including serving as Chair of the Judiciary, Planning & Zoning Committee, and Co-Chair of the Industrial Commercial Revitalization Committee; and WHEREAS, he currently serves as Deputy Mayor, Chair of the Cable Television Committee, and member of the Capital Improvements and Information Committees; and WHEREAS, as chair of the Information Committee, Sam led initiatives to re-design and modernize the Village website and the monthly Villager newsletapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2504 1 CHARLES WALSH RETIREMENT, ELK GROVE VILLAGE CHIEF OF POLICEConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CHARLES WALSH RETIREMENT, ELK GROVE VILLAGE CHIEF OF POLICE WHEREAS, Charles Walsh has served as Chief of the Elk Grove Village Police Department for more than six years; and WHEREAS, Chief Walsh has served in law enforcement with Elk Grove Village for 32 years, having joined the Department in 1991 as a Patrol Officer following his service with the United States Air Force, later being promoted to Sergeant in 2002, and then to Commander in 2007; and WHEREAS, Chief Walsh was appointed to the rank of Deputy Chief in 2011, where he oversaw criminal investigations, juvenile investigations, evidence section, records section, crime prevention, police accreditation, internal affairs, and the Citizen Emergency Response Team; and WHEREAS, Chief Walsh has continued to maintain the Department’s status as a fully accredited agency by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA)-the gold standard in public safety; and WHEREAS, he developed several innovations for the safety, wellbeing, and development of Elk Grove Village, incapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2289 1 RECOGNIZING BLACK MATERNAL HEALTH WEEK AND MINORITY HEALTH MONTHConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING BLACK MATERNAL HEALTH WEEK AND MINORITY HEALTH MONTH IN COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, the month of April is National Minority Health Month, a month-long initiative to advance health equity across the country on behalf of all racial and ethnic minorities and highlight the importance of improving their health while reducing health disparities; and WHEREAS, in solidarity with National Minority Health Month, the week of April 11-17 is Black Maternal Health Week in the United States, officially recognized by the White House by proclamation, it is a week of awareness, activism, and community building intended to deepen the national conversation about Black maternal health in the US; amplify community-driven policy, research, and care solutions; center the voices of Black Mamas, women, families, and stakeholders; provide a national platform for Black-led entities and efforts on maternal health, birth and reproductive justice; and enhance community organizing on Black maternal health; and WHEREAS, this year’s theme for Black Maternal Health Week is “Our BodapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2313 1 HONORING THE LIFE OF DR. JAIRO B. CRUZConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE OF DR. JAIRO B. CRUZ WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom called from our midst Dr. Jairo Cruz on March 21st, 2023, at the age of 78; and WHEREAS, Dr. Cruz was a cardiologist in Olympia Fields, Illinois and was affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Franciscan Health Olympia Fields and Advocate South Suburban Hospital; and WHEREAS, Dr. Cruz received his medical degree from Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro in 1970, and trained at Cook County Health starting in 1971, completing his residency in internal medicine and several fellowships in cardiovascular disease; and WHEREAS, Dr. Cruz was licensed in Illinois and board certified in internal medicine and cardiology and was a cardiology specialist with a subspecialty in adult congenital heart disease and after his tenure at Cook County Health was on staff at Franciscan Health Olympia Fields from April 26th, 1980 to October 26th, 2020; and WHEREAS, Dr. Cruz attained Five Star ratings on Healthgrades and Healthgrades Honor RollapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2572 1 DESIGNATING MAY 1 AS INTERNATIONAL WORKERS’ DAYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING MAY 1 AS INTERNATIONAL WORKERS’ DAY WHEREAS, on May 1, 1886, more than 300,000 U.S.-born and immigrant workers walked off their jobs to demand a shorter workday; and WHEREAS, the epicenter of the movement was Chicago where 80,000 workers marched down Michigan Avenue arm-in-arm, their cry: "Eight-hour day with not cut in pay;" and WHEREAS, three days later, on May 4, 1886, a peaceful rally for the eight-hour workday and a protest against the previous attacks on striking workers by police were held at Haymarket Square; and WHEREAS, an unknown assailant threw a bomb into the crowd at the rally, killing one police officer, and resulting in a violent confrontation which left six officers and several workers dead; and WHEREAS, labor activists, socialists, and anarchists were blamed for the "incident," and eight men were arrested and wrongfully convicted; and WHEREAS, four of those eight men - August Spies, Adolph Fischer, George Engel, and Albert Parsons - were executed in a grave act of injustice, and a fifth, Louis Lingg was found dead approvePass Action details Not available
23-2577 1 JOHN BARNNER DAVIS, IN MEMORIAMConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION JOHN BARNNER DAVIS, IN MEMORIAM WHEREAS Almighty God in his infinite wisdom has called John Barnner Davis from our midst; and WHEREAS John Davis was the loving father of Darryl Davis (Bellary Darden-Davis) and Jonneida Davis; and WHEREAS John Davis was the beloved son of Abraham Lincoln Davis and Emma Horne Davis Jones; and WHEREAS John Davis was the cherished grandfather of Adore, Hunter and Journey; and WHEREAS John Davis graduated from Miles College, where he was a proud member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and star football player; and WHEREAS after graduation, John Davis served in the US Army and was drafted by the NFL’s Los Angeles Rams; and WHEREAS John Davis signed with the Chicago Bears after being recruited by George Halas; and WHEREAS John Davis continued his studies in Chicago and received his master’s degree in education from DePaul University and continued his studies to pursue a Doctorate from Southern Illinois University; and WHEREAS for 30 years John Davis was a teacher and administrator with the Chicago Public Schools approvePass Action details Not available
23-2584 1 DECLARING MAY AS MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS MONTHConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION DECLARING MAY AS MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS MONTH IN COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioner unanimously voted to Recognized May as Mental Health Awareness Month in May 2021; and WHEREAS, the World Health Organization (WHO), determines mental health as a state of “well-being” in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to contribute to his or her community; and WHEREAS, according to Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in 2021, there were an estimated 57.8 million adults aged 18 or older in the United States with Any Mental Illness (AMI). This number represented 22.8% of all U.S. adults. Young adults aged 18-25 years had the highest prevalence of AMI (33.7%) compared to adults aged 26-49 years (28.1%) and aged 50 and older (15.0%). The prevalence of AMI was higher among females (27.2%) than males (18.1%); and WHEREAS, all Americans face challenges in life that can impact their mental health, approvePass Action details Not available
23-2585 1 DESIGNATING APRIL AS SECOND CHANCE MONTHConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION DESIGNATING APRIL AS SECOND CHANCE MONTH IN COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, redemption and second chances are values of the United States; and WHEREAS, every individual is endowed with human dignity and value; and WHEREAS, millions of citizens of the United States have a criminal record; and WHEREAS, hundreds of thousands of individuals return to their communities from Federal and States prisons annually; and WHEREAS, President Joseph R. Biden Jr. proclaimed the month of April 2023 as Second Chance Month; and WHEREAS, Congressman Danny K. Davis IL-7 was the chief sponsor of the 2nd chance act and championing its funding, and WHEREAS, Commissioner Dennis Deer 2nd District served as Co-Chair of the 7th Congressional Districts criminal justice taskforce which initiated the grassroots effort for passage of the Second Chance Act, and WHEREAS, individuals returning from Federal and State prisons have paid their debt for committing crimes but still face significant legal and societal barriers; and WHEREAS, individuals returning to their communities frapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2586 1 RECOGNIZING JACK LYNCHConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING JACK LYNCH FOR HIS OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP, COMMITMENT, AND DEDICATION TO SAVING LIVES IN HIS CAREER WHEREAS, Jack Lynch builds and strengthens Gift of Hope’s relationships with community and civic group leaders to increase organ and tissue donation; and WHEREAS, he is a strategic advisor to the President/CEO and Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network’s senior leadership team on community relations, minority relations and organ, eye and tissue donation awareness and education; and WHEREAS, he served as the organization’s director of community affairs, Lynch established and maintained relationships and developed initiatives to create a positive culture around organ, eye and tissue donation in community groups and hospitals; and WHEREAS, Jack Lynch established Gift of Hope’s African American Task Force of more than 100 volunteers who coordinate donor education and programs in African American communities throughout Gift of Hope’s donation service area; and WHEREAS, before joining the organization in 1987, Lynch was a manager of happrovePass Action details Not available
23-2595 1 RECOGNIZING APRIL 30TH, 2023 AS DÍA DE LOS NIÑOS (CHILDREN’S DAY)Consent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING APRIL 30TH, 2023 AS DÍA DE LOS NIÑOS (CHILDREN’S DAY) WHEREAS, Children are our future with inalienable rights. It is the responsibility of society to ensure their rights are met; and WHEREAS, Children are citizens of the world who need emotional and physical stability and should not, ordinarily be separated from their parents and family; and WHEREAS, Children have the right to an education, to enjoy a social life, and build their own futures; and WHEREAS, Children have the right to food so that they will not suffer from malnutrition and die from hunger; and WHEREAS, Children have the right to health, to be protected from illness, and to grow and become healthy adults; and WHEREAS, Children have the right to safe drinking water and proper sanitary conditions; and WHEREAS, Children have the right to identity by having a surname, first name, and a nationality, and WHEREAS, Children have the right to freedom by being able to express themselves, to have opinions, to have access to information, and to participate in decisions thatapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2598 1 RECOGNIZING APRIL AS NATIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH AND APRIL 26th, 2023, AS “DENIM DAY”Consent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING APRIL AS NATIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH AND APRIL 26th, 2023, AS “DENIM DAY” WHEREAS, April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month; and WHEREAS, according to National statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men in the United States of America (U.S.) have experienced sexual violence involving physical contact; and WHEREAS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that nearly 1 in 4 women and 1 in 26 men have experienced completed or attempted rape during their lifetimes; and WHEREAS, according to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) on average, there are 433,648 victims of rape and sexual assault each year in the United States of America (U.S.), and; WHEREAS, the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) data assures that every 68 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted; and WHEREAS, according to RAINN: only 310 of every 1,000 rapes are reported, only 50 of every 1,000 rapes lead to arrest, and only 25 of every 1,000 rapes lapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2599 1 RECOGNIZING THE MONTH OF APRIL AS AUTISM AWARENESS/ACCEPTANCE MONTHConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE MONTH OF APRIL AS AUTISM AWARENESS/ACCEPTANCE MONTH WHEREAS, April is National Autism Awareness Month which raises awareness for autism and Asperger’s syndrome; and WHEREAS, the Autism Society was founded in 1965 by Bernard Rimland and remains one of the few grassroots organizations in the autistic community; and WHEREAS, National Autism Awareness Month began in 1972 as National Autistic Children’s Week. The Autism Society founded the event to increase awareness, advocate awareness, and spark change in schools, communities, medical facilities, and businesses; and WHEREAS, the month-long observance takes place during World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD), celebrated each year on April 2nd which was adopted by the United Nations in 2007 to shine a bright light on autism as a growing global health crisis; and WHEREAS, in 2021, Autism Awareness Month was renamed Autism Acceptance Month to foster acceptance and ignite change; and WHEREAS, autism is a complex brain disorder that often inhibits a person’s ability to communicate, responapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2601 1 HONORING GADS HILL CENTER 125TH ANNIVERSARYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING GADS HILL CENTER 125TH ANNIVERSARY WHEREAS, since 1898, Gads Hill Center has created opportunities for children and their families to build a better life through education, access to resources and community engagement; and WHEREAS, Gads Hill Center supports working families through comprehensive programs and services that connect children and families to resources that meet their educational, employment, and health-related goals; and WHEREAS, Gads Hill Center works with more than 4,500 children across Chicago by providing the following high-quality accredited programs and services; and WHEREAS, the Early Childhood Education program empowers parents to be their children's first teachers with early childhood development resources including comprehensive educational and developmental services; and WHEREAS, the Youth Services program provides out-of-school programs to children from kindergarten through sixth grade, mentoring to at-risk youth from sixth through eighth grade, and STEM-focused academic enrichment and college preparatory programapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2624 1 HONORING THE SAFER FOUNDATION’S 50TH ANNIVERSARYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE SAFER FOUNDATION’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY WHEREAS, In 1972, the Safer Foundation opened its doors in Chicago as an advocate for former offenders in their efforts to secure employment after being released from prison or jail; and WHEREAS, the Safer Foundation (SF) will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary on April 29th; and WHEREAS, Bernie Curran and Gus Wilhelmy established the Safer Foundation in Chicago Illinois; and WHEREAS, since their inception their mission has been to pave that road with stabilizing support, employment, education, and advocacy that empower justice-involved individuals to achieve their true potential; and WHEREAS, whether someone is newly released, currently incarcerated, or has been back in society for an extended time, the Safer Foundation provides job readiness and placement program that fits their unique goals, qualifications, and skillset; and WHEREAS, the Safer Foundation can help with immediate employment by providing immediate work and skills training such as strengthening soft skills, financial support approvePass Action details Not available
23-2625 1 CELEBRATING THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO) AND RECOGNIZING APRIL 7TH AS WORLD HEALTH DAYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CELEBRATING THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO) AND RECOGNIZING APRIL 7TH AS WORLD HEALTH DAY WHEREAS, April 7th is known as World Health Day; and WHEREAS, the theme for World Health day will focus on Health for All; and WHEREAS, the World Health Organization (WHO) will observe its 75th anniversary; and WHEREAS, In 1948, countries of the world came together and founded?WHO to promote health, keep the world safe and serve the vulnerable; and WHEREAS, World Health Organization is the United Nations agency that connects nations, partners and people to promote health, keep the world safe and serve the vulnerable and champions global efforts to achieve better health for all; and WHEREAS, WHO’s 75th?anniversary year is an opportunity to look back at public health successes that have improved quality of life during the last seven decades; and WHEREAS, WHO plays an essential role supporting countries to prepare for, detect, respond to and recover from health emergencies, including pandemics, disease outbreaks, natural disastersapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2614 1 RECOGNIZING THE CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE ASSYRIAN NEW YEARConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE ASSYRIAN NEW YEAR WHEREAS, the day of April 1 annually is celebrated as the Assyrian New Year, also known as Kha b'Nissan or Akitu. The Assyrian New Year is not only the first day of the new year, but also marks the start of spring and serves as a symbol of revival; and WHEREAS, according to the Assyrian Policy Institute, more than 600,000 Assyrian Americans live in the United States. Illinois is home to more than 80,000 Assyrian Americans, the vast majority of whom live in Cook County; and WHEREAS, Assyrians are a transnational ethnic group indigenous to parts of northern Iraq, northwestern Iran, southeastern Turkey, and northeast Syria. They form a distinctive community, united through ethnicity, language, and a culture that constitutes one of the oldest continuous traditions in the world. In their various countries of origin, the governing authorities historically infringed on the cultural and linguistic rights of Assyrians and prohibited public celebrations of the Assyrian New Year; and approvePass Action details Not available
23-2617 1 HONORING EDUCATION AND SHARING DAYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING EDUCATION AND SHARING DAY WHEREAS, the basis for the continuity of any society is education; and in the county of Cook the education of our youth is a priority; and WHEREAS, in order to achieve its highest goals, education must not only impart knowledge but also teach the students how to live, forming and strengthening their moral character to make a better life for themselves as individuals and for society as a whole; imparting moral and ethical values that have been the bedrock of society since the dawn of civilization; and WHEREAS, a global spiritual leader and leading advocate for the advancement of education, the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory, stressed that a moral and ethical education empowers every individual to develop their full potential in making the world a better place; and WHEREAS, such an education can nurture the unity of diverse peoples through encouraging increased acts of goodness and kindness, imbued with the awareness that even a single positive act of an individual can change the world and uapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2616 1 Resolution Honoring the Life of Julia Mae Hudson MontgomeryConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE OF JULIA MAE HUDSON MONTGOMERY WHEREAS, Julia Mae Hudson Montgomery migrated to Chicago, IL along with family from Canton Mississippi. She attended Chicago Public Schools. Julia graduated from the prestigious Dunbar Vocational High School in 1957 as a cosmetologist, after premier training in Beauty Culture; and WHEREAS, ,Her entrepreneur spirit and her inherent culinary ability brought about her catering business, "Taste N See" Catering Service. Her business allowed Julia's catering to serve great people in the Chicago Community such as, the Late Dr. Herbert D. Odom, Rev. Jessie Lewis Jackson, and Alvin J. Boutte, CEO of Independence Bank; and WHEREAS, ,Julia's service to her Almighty God was almost always through helping others. She served at the Pleasant Gift M.B. Church for over 50 years, organized by her Maternal Grandfather Rev. Clarence L. Buckner. Her youth ministry included her touching the many lives of young people by taking them skating and traveling to Progressive National Baptist Convention throughout the approvePass Action details Not available
23-2629 1 Resolution Honoring the Community Work of Jerome Altman of Exodus Institute and Exodus Drum and Bugle Corp.Consent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION HONORING THE COMMUNITY WORK OF JEROME ALTMAN OF EXODUS INSTITUTE AND EXODUS DRUM AND BUGLE CORP. WHEREAS, In 2002, Jerome Altman and Ed James had an idea to start a youth organization. Their personal journey was a typical one of Black men in this country. These two travelled through and out of hardships, commonplace in this society’s marginalized communities. It has been their strength of character, curious mind, and iron will, paired with deep compassion for their fellow man, that created and kept alive a small group, which became the Exodus Drum and Bugle Corps. WHEREAS , Mr. Jerome Altman who is the Executive Director of Exodus Institute and Exodus Drum and Bugle Corp. on the Westside of Chicago; and WHEREAS, Mr. Altman has had a vision to increase youth awareness for education as a means for optimizing their opportunities to having a greater career. He has done this by developing their skills, talents, and knowledge by partnering with community stakeholders within the Chicago community; and WHEARAS, MR. Altman seeks to provide at-riskapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2724 1 HONORING COMMISSIONER BRANDON JOHNSONConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING COMMISSIONER BRANDON JOHNSON WHEREAS, after four (4) years of exemplary service as a public servant, Commissioner Brandon Johnson will vacate his seat as Cook County Commissioner of the 1stdistrict; and WHEREAS, Commissioner Johnson grew up with nine siblings in a three-bedroom house with one and a half bathrooms in Elgin; and WHEREAS, his parents were pastors and foster parents; Johnson was a volunteer at his father's church, leading the youth group and driving a church van; and WHEREAS, Brandon and his wife Stacie live in the Austin community, where they are raising their children Owen, Ethan and Braedyn; and WHEREAS, Johnson earned a bachelor's degree in human services, Youth Development Programming, and Management and a master's degree in teaching from Aurora University; and WHEREAS, Johnson worked as a social studies teacher at Jenner Academy Elementary and George Westinghouse College Prep, both part of the Chicago Public Schools system; and WHEREAS, he became an organizer with the Chicago Teachers Union in 2011, and helped approvePass Action details Not available
23-1842 1 NATIONAL THERAPY ANIMAL DAYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING APRIL 30, 2023, AS “NATIONAL THERAPY ANIMAL DAY” IN COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, the United States is home to tens of thousands of professionally trained therapy animals, including dogs, cats, horses, rabbits, and birds, who lend comfort and affection to individuals in need; and WHEREAS, National Therapy Animal Day was created by Pet Partners to celebrate the exceptional therapy animals who partner with their human companions to bring comfort and healing to those in need; and WHEREAS, Pet Partners is the national leader in demonstrating and promoting the benefits of animal assisted therapy, activities, and education; and WHEREAS, there are thousands of Pet Partners therapy animal teams serving in communities across the United States, including in Cook County, and they play an essential role in improving human health and well-being through the human-animal bond; and WHEREAS, Pet Partners therapy animal teams make millions of visits each year to hospitals, nursing homes, schools, libraries, and hospice care settings, assisting a diverse cross sapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2652 1 CONGRATULATING CHARLES WILLIAM EIDSONConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING CHARLES WILLIAM EIDSON ON ATTAINING THE RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT WHEREAS, Charles William Eidson has been an active Scout in Boy Scout Troop 401, Buffalo Grove, Northeast Council, Potawatomi District; and WHEREAS, Charles William Eidson has demonstrated his commitment to scouting as well as to his community as a youth representative on the Parish Pastoral Council at St. Edna Catholic Church in Arlington Heights, while advancing through the ranks of the Boy Scouts of America, earning the title of Eagle Scout; and WHEREAS, Charles William Eidson is active in school activities as a percussionist in the Buffalo Grove High School bands and orchestra, and is a member of the varsity football and lacrosse teams; and WHEREAS, Charles William Eidson’s Eagle Scout service project was a restoration project at Cook County Deer Grove Forest Preserve in Palatine involving ecological and cultural restoration, including removal of invasive buckthorn trees and other vegetation that was damaging a stone wall built in the 1930’s by the CiviliaapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2620 1 HONORING KADEN MARTSCHENKOConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION HONORING KADEN MARTSCHENKO ON ACHIEVING THE RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT WHEREAS, Kaden Martschenko of Arlington Heights has reached the rank of Eagle Scout; and WHEREAS, to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout, one must take on leadership roles within the troop and their community; earn a minimum of 21 merit badges that include first aid safety, civics, business, and the environment; and complete a large community service project; and WHEREAS, across the nation only 6% of Scouts achieve this impressive distinction; and WHEREAS, Kaden’s Eagle Scout service project was a landscape beautification project at Clearbrook, an Arlington Heights-based organization whose mission is to empower adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities to fully live their lives to the furthest extent possible; and WHEREAS, Kaden led a team of scouts and adults to remove old planter boxes and debris, build new planters, and plant new flowers and bushes to improve the aesthetics at the Clearbrook facility to make it more welcoming for their clients; approvePass Action details Not available
23-2615 1 RESOLUTION HONORING APRIL AS ARAB AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTHConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION HONORING APRIL AS ARAB AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH WHEREAS, the State of Illinois has more than 450,000 citizens who are of Arab heritage, originating primarily from Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Syria, Iraq, Yemen and 15 other Arab World countries, with the largest concentration living in Cook County; and WHEREAS, Arab Americans in Illinois, who are both Christian and Muslim, many first settling in Illinois in the middle of the 19th Century and playing a significant role in the year long and successful Columbian World Exposition which was held in Chicago in 1893; and WHEREAS, Arab Americans in Illinois are proud Americans who have served this country in the U.S. Military in every war since the Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; and WHEREAS, Arab Americans in Illinois are proud citizens who pay their taxes, manage successful businesses and work in a wide range of blue collar and white collar professions including as doctors, dentists, lawyers, engineers, journapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2621 1 RESOLUTION HONORING THE LATE PASTOR RICHARD L. SCHULERConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION HONORING THE LATE PASTOR RICHARD L. SCHULER WHEREAS, Pastor Richard L. Schuler, better known as Pastor Rich, a giving and committed man of God, was taken from this world on February 9, 2023 at the age of 68 while visiting family in Florida; and WHEREAS, Pastor Rich was born to Jeanette and Luke Schuler on July 6, 1954, followed by his four younger brothers Luke, William, Mark, and John; and WHEREAS, Pastor Rich was blessed to be married to his wonderfully caring and supportive wife, Mary Beth, father to two children, Richard (Rick) and his wife Jenny and Amanda and her husband Jamison, and his grandchildren Jude, and Ezekiel (Zeke), and the late Penny; and WHEREAS, Pastor Rich was a devout, lifelong follower of Christ, showing kindness and love to all who had the pleasure of meeting him; and WHEREAS, Pastor Rich was honest, caring, generous and was always present and willing to help in his community; and WHEREAS, in 2021 Pastor Rich got to live up to his full potential in the church when he had the immense honor of becoming anapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2623 1 RESOLUTION HONORING THE LATE ENTERTAINER XAVIER LÓPEZ RODRIGUEZConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION HONORING THE LATE ENTERTAINER XAVIER LÓPEZ RODRIGUEZ WHEREAS, Xavier López Rodríguez, better known as the Mexican children’s entertainer Chabelo, was born in Cook County on February 17th, 1935; and WHEREAS, Xavier López Rodríguez and his family settled in Mexico before being drafted into the U.S. Army during the Korean War where he served honorably; and WHEREAS, Xavier López Rodríguez began working in the entertainment industry and created the longest running Mexican television show in history, the variety show “En Familia con Chabelo,” which ran for 48 years from 1967 to 2015; and WHEREAS, On the 30th of December 2012, Xavier López Rodríguez’s show “En Familia con Chabelo,” was awarded a Guinness Record for its 44 years of uninterrupted broadcast, with Chabelo being awarded a second Guiness Record for his portrayal of Chabelo for over 57 years; and WHEREAS, Xavier López Rodríguez’s joyful spirit brought joy and laughter to children and adults throughout North America; and WHEREAS, Xavier López Rodríguez’s signature raspy, chiapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2686 1 VILLAGE OF HINSDALE’S SESQUICENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION TO COMMEMORATE THE VILLAGE OF HINSDALE’S SESQUICENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY WHEREAS The Village of Hinsdale was once home to Native Americans of the Illini and Potawatomi tribes and at one time was known as Brush Hill; and WHEREAS William Robbins is known as the founder of Hinsdale, platting the village in 1865, grading roads, planting trees, and building homes; and WHEREAS, the Village of Hinsdale, located 20 miles west of downtown Chicago, was incorporated on April 1, 1873 and sits within both Cook and DuPage counties; and WHEREAS Over the last 150 years, the Village of Hinsdale has grown from a 700-acre plot of land along the Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad to a nearly 3,000-acre vibrant community with an exceptional quality of life for its 17,395 residents; and WHEREAS The Village of Hinsdale has an extensive list of Notable People who were born or have lived in the community, and are recognized in the areas of Literature, Science, Entertainment, Arts, Business, Government and Sports; and WHEREAS The Village of Hinsdale has a lapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2694 1 HONORING THE 1980 MORAINE VALLEY WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL TEAMConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION HONORING THE 1980 MORAINE VALLEY WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL TEAM WHEREAS, In 1980, Moraine Valley Community College was a small junior college, a place where students who weren’t ready for the cost or commitment of a four-year institution could get their university studies and perhaps decide their path; and WHEREAS, At that time, women’s athletics was secondary. No one recruited for the Moraine Valley women’s volleyball team. There were no scholarships. There wasn’t a mascot or even a team name; and WHEREAS, These young women on the precipice of adulthood, graduates of area high schools including Andrew, Shepard and Mother McAuley simply shared a love for the game of volleyball; and WHEREAS, Pure sportsmanship brought the young women together on the court that year, and pure sportsmanship enabled them to play their way to the top tournament in Florida, where they started at No. 9 and moved as high as No. 8; and WHEREAS, They took second at state,16th at nationals and finished the season with a 38-4-3 record, becoming the college’s first natiapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2701 1 RESOLUTION HONORING MARILYN FAKLIS RUIZConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION HONORING MARILYN FAKLIS RUIZ WHEREAS, Marilyn Faklis Ruiz has and continues to contribute endlessly in public life and to her community; and WHEREAS, she attended Tonti and Gage Park High School on the southwest side of Chicago, attended the University of Illinois Navy Pier and then graduated as a University Scholar from New York University. As an avid learner, she continued her studies at National Louis University, Loyola University and Northwestern University; and WHEREAS, Marilyn was active in both paid and volunteer positions from the early 1960’s in Chicago, continued in NYC politics/policy with her then council member who eventually became a NYC mayor, and continues to active in Illinois; and WHEREAS, her academic career began in the 1970’s that included teaching at New York University (NYU) and as part of a team developed an educational partnership program between NYU School of Education and the Court of New York for ‘mothers charged with child abuse’; and WHEREAS, she also became a working participant in the United Nations prapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2704 1 ALEXANDRA POGORZELSKI, IN MEMORIAMConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ALEXANDRA POGORZELSKI, IN MEMORIAM WHEREAS, Aleksandra Pogorzelski (Modelska) passed on at the age of 68 on Thursday, March 30th, 2023; and WHEREAS, Aleksandra was the second child of Jerzy Modelski and Maria Wanda Milopolska. Her mother Maria Wanda created an environment of love, a value Aleksandra carried on with her own children. She was the daughter of a Holocaust survivor who, with his brothers, were among the earliest prisoners of the German concentration camp in Auschwitz, Aleksandra shared her father’s tenacity and resolve. Her parents raised Aleksandra and her siblings in Gdynia, Poland, a modernist metropolis nestled on the Baltic Sea; and WHEREAS, she pursued a Master’s Degree in English from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, the city her father was born. After completing her Master’s, she came to the United States; and WHEREAS, she is survived by her loving husband Józef. While visiting her uncle in the United States in 1978, her intent was to only stay for the summer. Shortly after arriving to Chicago she ended up meeting her futurapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2725 1 ERNEST R. AND GLORIA J. JENKINSConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING ERNEST R. AND GLORIA J. JENKINS FOR THEIR LIFE AND LEGACY OF CHANGING LIVES THROUGH COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT WHEREAS, Ernest R. Jenkins began his career by organizing local communities, focusing on issues resulting from street gang violence and related inner- city problems. He was also known as “Ernie” by his family and friends; and WHEREAS, in 1956, Ernie started working as a group worker for Chicago Youth Centers (CYC), there he met his wife, Gloria J. Jenkins, and began his life’s work; and WHEREAS, Gloria J. Jenkins, during her tenure with (CYC), she worked as a bookkeeper, secretary, and a group worker. As a group worker, she implemented the “Gun Moll” program for girls who were members of gangs and usually carried weapons for their boyfriends. She was responsible for working with a minimum of 15 teen girls, 14 to 18 years of age, teaching several skills including étiquette, and structured sports. and WHEREAS, Ernie served as Executive Director for Urban Programs West YMCA, Austin YMCA and the Southside YMCA, the latter of which heapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2727 1 WasteNot ResolutionConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION HONORING LIAM DONNELLY, FOUNDER OF WASTENOT COMPOST, FOR HIS DEDICATION AND LEADERSHIP TO ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY IN COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, Liam Donnelly, resident of the 12th District of Cook County, grew up composting his household waste. When he took a job as a dishwasher at a local café in 2012, he volunteered to take the business’ compost home every night and add it to his family’s compost pile; and WHEREAS, other commercial businesses took notice and asked if Liam could pick up their composting as well. In response, at the age of 15, Liam Donnelly co-founded WasteNot Compost with Lauren Kaszuba, a high school classmate; and WHEREAS, WasteNot Compost first serviced 12 households and three cafes. Liam Donnelly used his bicycle to tow a small trailer and hauled five-gallon compost bins to avoid vehicle emissions. As the business grew to 500 residential customers and 50 businesses, using a bicycle became less and less feasible; and WHEREAS, in July of 2018, WasteNot Compost launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise money to purchase anapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2728 1 Rebecca Resman ResolutionConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION HONORING REBECCA RESMAN, FOUNDER OF CHICAGO FAMILY BIKING, FOR HER LEADERSHIP IN BIKE SAFETY IN COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, Rebecca Resman, a resident of the 12th District of Cook County, has personally and professionally advocated for safer streets for over 15 years, focusing on youth biking, assisting bike crash victims and co-leading the Roscoe Village Kidical Mass bike ride since 2013; and WHEREAS, while Rebecca Resman has enjoyed biking since childhood, she fell in love with riding in Chicago as a college student with limited transportation options for getting around the city. Knowing the joy and convenience cycling brings to her life, Rebecca Resman is committed to encouraging others to bike while making it safer for them to do so; and WHEREAS, in 2015, Rebecca Resman founded Chicago Family Biking, a coalition of parents, community organizers, and educators who seek to empower families to bike. With the help of countless volunteers, the group engages thousands of people online and host events throughout the year, such as Chicago’s Kidical MapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2729 1 Beans&Bagels ResolutionConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING BEANS & BAGELS AS A CHAMPION OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY IN COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, operating since 1994, Beans & Bagels is a coffee and bagel shop located at 2601 West Leland Avenue, in District 12 of Cook County; and WHEREAS, Beans & Bagels is known not only for its bagels and baked goods, house-made cream cheeses and spreads, organic, direct-sourced coffees, and local, seasonal ingredients, but also for its sincere efforts in environmentally responsible and sustainability business practices; and WHEREAS, Beans & Bagels strives to be a model for businesses, working towards existing as a zero waste restaurant, dramatically reducing its carbon footprint, eliminating the use of single-use plastics, and embracing a circular and regenerative economic model; and WHEREAS, recently Beans & Bagels started a reusable travel mug program, allowing customers to check out reusable mugs for $5, which is refunded upon its return, eliminating the need for disposable cups. They seek to expand this model for other items where disposapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2736 1 Eco Flamingo ResolutionConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION HONORING THE ECO FLAMINGO FOR ITS DEDICATION AND LEADERSHIP IN ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY IN COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, founded in 2020, the Eco Flamingo is a zero-waste general store located in the 12th District of Cook County; and WHEREAS, Bethany Barbouti started the Eco Flamingo after witnessing the zero-waste movement in Europe, and bulk shopping in the Middle East and Asia. Bethany Barbouti sought to create a store that would provide a more environmentally conscious way of shopping in Chicago; and WHEREAS, the Eco Flamingo aims to provide only the most environmentally friendly options both in the products they offer and their own operations. The store eliminates waste by offering products that are refillable in containers that already exist, and offering goods that are long-lasting, compostable and/or recyclable, package-free, and sustainably produced. No goods in the store have plastic packaging, most consumables are offered in bulk, and customers are encouraged to bring in their own containers to refill with products. To date 43,676approvePass Action details Not available
23-1879 1 OCA FY23 2nd Quarter Open RecommendationsReportREPORT Department: Office of the County Auditor Report Title: OCA FY23 2nd Quarter Open Recommendations Report Period: December 2022-January 2023 Summary: This report was designed to communicate the status of Open Recommendations from previous reports issued by the Office of the County Auditor.receive and filePass Action details Not available
23-0950 1 21800 S. Cicero LLCResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION 21800 S. Cicero LLC CLASS 8 PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 application containing the following information: Applicant: 21800 S. Cicero LLC Address: 21800 S. Cicero Avenue, Matteson, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Village of Matteson Cook County District: 6th District Permanent Index Number: 31-28-200-014-0000, 31-28-200-018-0000 ,31-28-200-019-0000, 31-28-100-012-0000 and 31-28-201-005-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Village of Matteson, Resolution Number R-1247-1121 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: One (1) month vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Proposed use of property: Industrial use - warehousing and distribution Living Wage Ordinance Compliance Affidavit Provided: Yes WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level approvePass Action details Not available
23-1644 1 Food Desert Property Tax Incentive Ordinance AmendmentOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AN AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER 74, ARTICLE II, REAL PROPERTY TAXATION BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 74 - Taxation, Article II - Real Property Taxation, Division 2 - Classification System for Assessment, Sections 74-63 and 74-64 are hereby amended as follows: Sec. 74-63. Assessment classes. *** (12) Class 7d. Real estate used for a qualifying existing grocery store, expansion or renovation of an existing grocery store, new construction of a grocery store, or re-use of vacant commercial space for a grocery store located in a food desert. For this section, a “food desert” means a location lacking fresh fruit, vegetables, and other healthful whole foods, in part due to a lack of grocery stores, farmers' markets, or healthy food providers as defined in 20 ILCS 2310/2310-22, and that location is included in the Illinois Department of Public Health’s - Illinois Food Deserts Annual Report. For this section, “grocery store” shall be defined as a commercial retail business where: (a) the majority of the sales floor approvePass Action details Not available
23-1757 1 Calumet City Investors LLCResolution (Class 8) No Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION Calumet City Investors LLC 8 PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 application containing the following information: Applicant: Calumet City Investors LLC Address: 626 River Oaks Drive, Calumet City, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Village of Calumet City Cook County District: 4th District Permanent Index Number: 30-19-204-005, -006, -007, -008, -019,- 020 and -021 Municipal Resolution Number: Village of Calumet City, Resolution Number 21-38 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: Seven (7) years vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Proposed use of property: Commercial Use - Retail Living Wage Ordinance Compliance Affidavit Provided: N/A WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an abandoned industrial facility; and WHEREAS, tapprovePass Action details Not available
23-1763 1 DIKA Homewood, LLC (17715)Resolution (Class 8) No Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION DIKA Homewood, LLC (17715) CLASS 8 PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 application containing the following information: Applicant: DIKA Homewood, LLC (17715) Address: 17715 S. Halsted, Homewood, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Village of Homewood Cook County District: 6th District Permanent Index Number: 29-33-100-060-0000 ( New PIN 29-33-100-068-0000) Municipal Resolution Number: Village of Homewood, Resolution Number R-3106 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 19 months vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Proposed use of property: Commercial - restaurant Living Wage Ordinance Compliance Affidavit Provided: Yes or No WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an abandoned industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the Cook County approvePass Action details Not available
23-1766 1 DIKA Homewood, LLC (17825)Resolution (Class 8) No Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION DIKA Homewood, LLC (17825) CLASS 8 PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 application containing the following information: Applicant: DIKA Homewood, LLC (17825) Address: 17825 S. Halsted, Homewood, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Village of Homewood Cook County District: 6th District Permanent Index Number: 29-33-100-060-0000 (New PIN 29-33-100-076-0000) Municipal Resolution Number: Village of Homewood, Resolution Number R-3109 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 20 months vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Proposed use of property: Commercial - retail Living Wage Ordinance Compliance Affidavit Provided: N/A WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an abandoned industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the Cook County ClassificatiapprovePass Action details Not available
23-1768 1 Wayne 22, LLCResolution (Class 6B) Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION Wayne 22, LLC 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: Wayne 22, LLC Address: 2636 S. Clearbrook Drive, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Village of Arlington Heights Cook County District: 15th District Permanent Index Number: 08-15-309-021-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Village of Arlington Heights, Resolution Numbner R 2022-004 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: Three (3) months vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Proposed use of property: Industrial use - manufacturing, packaging, warehousing, and distribution Living Wage Ordinance Compliance Affidavit Provided: Yes WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an abandoned industrial facility; and WHEREAS, theapprovePass Action details Not available
23-1769 1 VNE Property (Illinois) LLCResolution (Class 8) No Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION VNE Property (Illinois) LLC CLASS 8 PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 application containing the following information: Applicant: VNE Property (Illinois) LLC Address: 17913-17 Torrence Ave, Lansing, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Village of Lansing Cook County District: 6th District Permanent Index Number: 30-31-102-061-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Village of Lansing, Resolution Number 1141-3109 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 11 months vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Proposed use of property: Industrial use - warehousing, manufacturing, and/or distribution Living Wage Ordinance Compliance Affidavit Provided: Yes WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an abandoned industrial facility; and WHEREAS, theapprovePass Action details Not available
23-1939 2 A RESOLUTION CALLING FOR FURTHER FEDERAL ACTION AND ACCOUNTABILITY TOWARDS THE NORFOLK SOUTHERN CORPORATIONResolutionPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO FILE 23-1939 PROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION CALLING FOR FURTHER FEDERAL ACTION AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH NORFOLK SOUTHERN CORPORATION’S OPERATIONS WHEREAS, on the 3rd day of February 2022, a Norfolk Southern freight train carrying toxic chemicals derailed in the municipality of East Palestine, State of Ohio, in a residential area bordering the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The catastrophic incident ignited a fire that covered the town in toxic smoke; and WHEREAS, in fear of a major explosion, authorities created an evacuation zone near the crash and carried out a controlled release of toxic chemicals to neutralize burning cargo inside some of the train cars; and WHEREAS, five of the aforementioned train cars were carrying vinyl chloride, an industrial chemical used to make hard plastic that is classified by the National Cancer Institute as a “cancer-causing substance;” and WHEREAS, according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, hazardous materials including butyl acrylate, ethylhexyl acrylate, and ethylene glycolapprove as substitutedPass Action details Not available
23-2379 1  Special Court Case (Compliance and Complaint Administrators)Compliance/Complaint Administrator: Cardelle Spangler Case Name: Shakman, et al. v. Clerk of Cook County, et al. Case No.(s): 69 C 2145 Date of This Order: 02/21/2023 Unopposed Petition Number: 33 This Court Ordered Amount of this petition: $9,094.30 Paid to Date: $1,107,476.49approvePass Action details Not available
23-2405 1  Special Court OrdersFirm: Office of the Special Prosecutor Attorney(s): Michael J. O’Rourke Case Name: Appointment of Special Prosecutor Case No.(s): 92 CR 0023, 91 CR 21147 Date of This Order: 04/03/2023 Time period: 07/01/2022 - 03/14/2023 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $10,200.00 Paid to Date: $8,030,095.24 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/AapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2406 1  Special Court OrdersFirm: Office of the Special Prosecutor Attorney(s): Michael J. O’Rourke Case Name: Appointment of Special Prosecutor Case No.(s): 91 CR 2114701 Date of This Order: 04/03/2023 Time period: 08/01/2022 - 04/03/2023 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $11,417.05 Paid to Date: $8,030,095.24 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/AapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2410 1  Special Court OrdersFirm: Office of the Special Prosecutor Attorney(s): Michael J. O’Rourke Case Name: Appointment of Special Prosecutor Case No.(s): 00 CR 13572-01 Date of This Order: 03/30/2023 Time period: 05/05/2022 - 03/30/2023 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $23,300.00 Paid to Date: $8,030,095.24 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/AapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2411 1  Special Court OrdersFirm: Office of the Special Prosecutor Attorney(s): Michael J. O’Rourke Case Name: Appointment of Special Prosecutor Case No.(s): 92 CR 25596-01 Date of This Order: 03/30/2023 Time period: 02/09/2023 - 03/30/2023 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $38,786.99 Paid to Date: $8,030,095.24 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/AapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2412 1  Special Court OrdersFirm: Office of the Special Prosecutor Attorney(s): Michael J. O’Rourke Case Name: Appointment of Special Prosecutor Case No.(s): 83 C 93266-01 Date of This Order: 03/17/2023 Time period: 08/01/2022 - 02/28/2023 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $19,591.25 Paid to Date: $8,030,095.24 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/AapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2413 1  Special Court OrdersFirm: 1) Lawrence Oliver II - Special Prosecutor (2) Sidley Austin - Deputy Special Prosecutor and (3) FTI Consulting Attorney(s): Lawrence Oliver II Case Name: In re Special Prosecutor Case No.(s): 82 CR 1221 & 88 CR 7771 Date of This Order: 04/07/2023 Time period: 012/01/2022 - 02/28/2023 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $Lawrence Oliver II - $13,793.99, Sidley Austin $17,968.88 & FTI Consulting $24,474.75 Paid to Date: $247,088.86 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/AapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2414 1  Special Court OrdersFirm: Law Office of Karla Fiaoni Attorney(s): Karla M. Fiaoni Case Name: In re Special Prosecutor Case No.(s): 93 CR 2647704 Date of This Order: 03/14/2023 Time period: 02/10/2023 - 03/14/2023 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $7,982.25 Paid to Date: $45,112.39 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/AapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2415 1  Special Court OrdersFirm: Law Office of Karla Fiaoni Attorney(s): Karla M. Fiaoni Case Name: In re Special Prosecutor Case No.(s): 99 CR 602001 & 99 CR 2602002 Date of This Order: 03/14/2023 Time period: 02/10/2023 - 03/14/2023 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $1,959.75 Paid to Date: $56,062.16 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/AapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2416 1  Special Court OrdersFirm: McCarthy & Valentini, LLC. Attorney(s): Maria McCarthy Case Name: In re Special Prosecutor Case No.(s): 88 CR 230902 Date of This Order: 02/28/2023 Time period: 01/26/2023 - 02/27/2023 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $26,518.75 Paid to Date: $135,087.12 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/AapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2417 1  Special Court OrdersFirm: McCarthy & Valentini, LLC. Attorney(s): Maria McCarthy Case Name: In re Special Prosecutor Case No.(s): 96 CR 25384-01 Date of This Order: 02/28/2023 Time period: 01/26/2023 - 02/27/2023 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $21,106.25 Paid to Date: $231,145.95 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/AapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2074 1  Proposed Settlements (Medical Litigation)Case: Rivera, David v. Cook County Case No: 22 L 6948 Settlement Amount: $250,000.00 Department: 4897 - John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital Payable to: David Rivera and his attorneys, Phillips Law Offices Litigation Subcommittee Approval: 03/14/2023 Subject matter: Settlement of a medical malpractice claim.approvePass Action details Not available
23-2075 1  Proposed Settlements (Medical Litigation)Case: Thurston, Tasha et al. v. Cook County Case No: 21 L 6192 Settlement Amount: $550,000.00 Department: 4897 - John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital Payable to: Tasha Thurston, Gus Taylor, Delores Sanders and Cogan & Power, P.C. Litigation Subcommittee Approval: 03/14/2023 Subject matter: Settlement of a personal injury claim.approvePass Action details Not available
23-1656 1  Proposed Settlements (Torts and Civil Rights)Case: Mannie, Markus v. Doe Case No: 16 C 1068 Settlement Amount: $32,500.00 Department: 1239 - Department of Corrections Payable to: Markus Mannie Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/A Subject matter: an allegation of civil rights violationapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2030 1  Proposed Settlements (Torts and Civil Rights)Case: Epps v. Dart, et al. Case No: 22 C 2393 Settlement Amount: $30,000.00 Department: 1239-Department of Corrections Payable to: Chase Epps Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/A Subject matter: an allegation of a civil rights violationapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2225 1  Proposed Settlements (Torts and Civil Rights)Case: State Farm a/s/o Hernandez v. Sheriff of Cook County, et al. Case No: 22 M1 10038 Settlement Amount: $4,000.00 Department: 1231 - Police Department Payable to: Mathein & Rostoker, P.C. Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/A Subject matter: an allegation of automobile negligenceapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2236 1  Proposed Settlements (Torts and Civil Rights)Case: Gilmore, Christopher v. Randle, et al. Case No: 21 C 4776 Settlement Amount: $2,150.00 Department: 1239 - Department of Corrections Payable to: Christopher Gilmore Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/A Subject matter: an allegation of a civil rights violationapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2240 1  Proposed Settlements (Torts and Civil Rights)Case: Solis, Nicholas v. Cook County Sheriff’s Office, et al. Case No: 20 C 1467 Settlement Amount: $210,000.00 Department: 1239 - Department of Corrections Payable to: Hale & Monico, LLC. Litigation Subcommittee Approval: 03/14/2023 Subject matter: an allegation of a civil rights violationapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2272 1  Proposed Settlements (Torts and Civil Rights)Case: Turnage, Damon v. Dart, et al. Case No: 16 C 11672 Settlement Amount: $60,000.00 Department: 1239 - Department of Corrections Payable to: Damon Turnage and Thomas G. Morrissey, Ltd. Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/A Subject matter: an allegation of a civil rights matterapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2209 1  Proposed Settlements (Labor and Employment)Case: Howard, Sdharie et al. v. County et al. Howard, Sdahrie et al. v. County et al. Case No: 17 C 8146 Settlement Amount: $392,861.00 Department: 1210- Office of the Sheriff Payable to: Sdharie Howard; Willenson Law LLC Sdahrie Howard; Willenson Law LLC Litigation Subcommittee Approval: 06/14/2022 Subject matter: an allegation of employment discriminationapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2300 1  Proposed Settlements (Labor and Employment)Case: Loizon, Phillipe v. Evans et al. Case No: 22-1705 (18 C 2759; 22 CC 2801) Settlement Amount: $139,034.00 $139,034.96 Department: 1310-Office of the Chief Judge Payable to: Friedman, Maguire & Carey, P.C. Litigation Subcommittee Approval: 10/20/2020 Subject matter: an allegation of employment discriminationapprovePass Action details Not available
23-2308 1  Proposed Settlements (Labor and Employment)Case: Jones, Kandra and Cook County Department of Corrections Case No: ALS No. 09-0223; 1-21-0174 Settlement Amount: $80,679.98 Department: 1210 - Office of the Sheriff Payable to: Kandra Jones; The Law Offices of Sabrina Wilkins-Brown, P.C. Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/A Subject matter: an allegation of employment discriminationapprovePass Action details Not available
23-1975 1  ReportREPORT Department: Office of the Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County Report Title: Report of Legal and Expert Witness Fees and Expenses Processed for Payment Report Period: March 1, 2023 through March 31, 2023 Summary: This report includes court orders for the payment of fees and associated expenses to attorneys and experts for legal services provided on behalf of indigent litigants. The orders have been processed by the Office of the Chief Judge and submitted to the Cook County Comptroller’s Office for payment during the period.receive and filePass Action details Not available
23-2262 1  ReportREPORT Department: Risk Management Report Title: File and Receive Patient Arrestees Report Period: Month ending March 31, 2023 Summary: The Department of Risk Management is submitting for your information Patient Arrestees Claims for the month ending March 31, 2023. Payments total: $2,118.93receive and filePass Action details Not available
23-2234 1  ReportREPORT Department: Department of Risk Management Report Title: Receive and File - Self Insurance Claims Report Period: Month Ending March 31, 2023 Summary: The Department of Risk Management is submitting for your information Self Insurance Claims for the month ending March 31, 2023. Payments total: $12,100.20receive and filePass Action details Not available
23-1940 1  ReportREPORT Department: Risk Management Report Title: Receive and File - Subrogation Claim Recoveries Report Period: Month ending 03/31/2023. Summary: Submitting for your information, a summary of Claim Recoveries for the month ending 03/31/2023 - Total Recovery: $126,225.99 - Number of Recoveries: 6receive and filePass Action details Not available
23-2482 1  ReportREPORT Department: State’s Attorney’s Office Report Title: Outside Counsel Quarterly Report Report Period: 12/01/2022 - 02/28/2023 Summary: 2023 1st Quarter Outside Counsel Reportreceive and filePass Action details Not available
23-2241 1 23-2241 Receive and File - Workers' CompensationWorkers' Compensation Claims (Risk Management)REPORT Department: Risk Management Report Title: Workers’ Compensation Claim Payments Report Period: 03/01/2023 - 03/31/2023 Summary: The Department of Risk Management is submitting your Workers’ Compensation Claim Payments for the month ending March 2023. The payment total $1,637,186.51receive and filePass Action details Not available
23-2207 1  Report (SAO Workers Comp)REPORT Department: Civil Actions Bureau Report Title: Workers’ Compensation Payments Following CCSAO-Litigated Settlements & Awards Report Period: 03/16/2023 - 04/25/2023 Summary: Authority to Pay Workers’ Compensation Settlements & Awardsreceive and filePass Action details Not available
23-2358 1  ReportREPORT Department: Comptroller’s Office Report Title: Analysis of Revenues and Expenses for the Period Ending 2/28/2023 Report Period: 2/28/2023 Summary: Analysis of Revenues and Expenses Report for the three-month period ended February 28, 2023, for the Corporate, Public Safety, Health, Grants, and Special Purpose funds of Cook County.receive and filePass Action details Not available
23-2489 1  ReportREPORT Department: Cook County Health Report Title: CCH Monthly Report Report Period: April 2023 Summary: This report is provided in accordance with Resolution 14-4311 approved by the County Board on 7/23/14receive and filePass Action details Not available
23-2445 1  ReportREPORT Department: Office of the Comptroller Report Title: Analysis of Revenues and Expenses Report Period: For the Twelve-Month Period Ended November 30, 2022 Summary: Final Analysis of Revenues and Expenses Report for the twelve-month period ended November 30, 2022, for the Corporate, Public Safety, Health, Grants and Special Purpose funds of Cook County.receive and filePass Action details Not available
23-1627 1 JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., Columbus, OhioContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Cook County Treasurer’s Office Vendor: JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., Columbus, Ohio Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Countywide Lockbox and Branch Collection Services Contract Value: $8,520,412.00 Contract period: 5/1/2023 - 4/30/2027 with three (3), two-year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2023 $1,242,560.08, FY 2024 $2,130,103.00, FY 2025 $2,130,103.00.00, FY 2026 $2,130,103.00, FY 2027 $887,542.92 Accounts: 11000.1490.16995.520830.00000.00000 Contract Number(s): 2208-07121 Concurrences: The contract-specific goal set on this contract was zero. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: These services will allow for taxpayer’s convenience in paying their property taxes at Chase Bank locations, provide for expedient processing of Home Rule Taxes and various County agencies general fees, payments and fines. An online (ACH) internet payment solution, as well as virtual remote deposit services will be provapprovePass Action details Not available
23-0469 1 Covid-19 Updates ResolutionResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION REQUESTING A MEETING OF THE COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS COMMITTEE TO RECEIVE AN UPDATE FROM COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND THE COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH ON THE