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Meeting Name: Finance Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/15/2023 9:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
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Attachments: to comment on an item at this agenda, click here, Errata 11-15-2023 Finance Committee Meeting.pdf, Substitute 23-5466 ORDINANCE AMENDMENT VACATION AND PERSONAL LEAVE Proposed Substitute 10.23.23 BHR
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23-5649 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 10/18/2023approvePass Action details Not available
23-5457 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: October 1, 2023 through October 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 periodrecommend for receiving and filingPass Action details Not available
23-5624 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: 10/20/2023 Time period: 10/06/2023 - 10/20/2023 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $3,016.00 Paid to Date: $72,458.25 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/AapprovePass Action details Not available
23-5626 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 2602001 & 99 CR 2602002 Date of This Order: 10/20/2023 Time period: 10/02/2023 - 10/20/2023 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $8,855.97 Paid to Date: $115,168.16 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/AapprovePass Action details Not available
23-5628 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: 10/20/2023 Time period: 09/26/2023 - 10/19/2023 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $29,058.00 Paid to Date: $241,205.80 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/AapprovePass Action details Not available
23-5632 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: 10/24/2023 Time period: 08/19/2023 - 10/20/2023 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $9,349.50 Paid to Date: $8,312,266.16 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/AapprovePass Action details Not available
23-5639 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 22460-02 Date of This Order: 10/24/2023 Time period: 07/08/2022 - 10/19/2023 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $40,945.39 Paid to Date: $8,312,266.16 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/AapprovePass Action details Not available
23-5640 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: 10/25/2023 Time period: 09/01/2023 - 09/30/2023 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $20,244.33 Paid to Date: $533,187.27 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/AapprovePass Action details Not available
23-3351 1  Proposed Settlements (Complex Litigation)Case: Gray, Adam v. City of Chicago, et al. Case No: 18 C 2624 Settlement Amount: $10,750,000.00 Department: 1250-Office of the State’s Attorney Payable to: Adam Gray and Loevy & Loevy Litigation Subcommittee Approval: 05/24/2023 Subject matter: Alleged violation of civil rights.approvePass Action details Not available
23-5432 1  Proposed Settlements (Labor and Employment)Case: Burke, Scott v. Dart et al. Case No: 21 c 3479 Settlement Amount: $10,000.00 Department: 1210 - Office of the Sheriff Payable to: Scott Burke; Law Offices of Michael T. Smith and Associates, PC Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/A Subject matter: an allegation of employment discriminationapprovePass Action details Not available
23-5439 1  Proposed Settlements (Labor and Employment)Case: Chinedu, Ngozi v. County of Cook Case No: ALS No. 21-0270 Settlement Amount: $40,000.00 Department: 4897 - John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County Payable to: Ngozi Irene Chinedu; Options Law Group; The Simon Law Firm Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/A Subject matter: an allegation of employment discriminationapprovePass Action details Not available
23-5539 1  Proposed Settlements (Labor and Employment)Case: Marmo, Frank v. Cook County Case No: 17 CH 6406 Settlement Amount: $30,000.00 Department: 4891 - Provident Hospital of Cook County Payable to: Frank Marmo and Alan Rhine Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/A Subject matter: an allegation of employment discriminationapprovePass Action details Not available
23-5546 1  Proposed Settlements (Medical Litigation)Case: Marin, Sebastian v. St. Anthony Hospital, et al. Case No: 19 L 4821 Settlement Amount: $13,000,000.00 Department: 4897 - John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County Payable to: Multiple - See Attachment A Litigation Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2023 Subject matter: Settlement of a medical malpractice claim.approvePass Action details Not available
23-5549 1  Proposed Settlements (Medical Litigation)Case: Davis, Carolyn (Est. Taft Simmons) v. Cook County Case No: 21 L 3072 Settlement Amount: $3,125,000.00 Department: 4897 - John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County Payable to: Carolyn Davis as Ind. Est. of Taft Simmons and Gordon Injury Lawyers, P.C. Litigation Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2023 Subject matter: Settlement of a medical malpractice claim.approvePass Action details Not available
23-5145 1  Proposed Settlements (Torts and Civil Rights)Case: Ian C. Armstrong v. Sheriff Dart, et al. Case No: 20 C 4076 Settlement Amount: $8,125.00 Department: 1239 - Department of Corrections. Payable to: Ian C. Armstrong Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/A Subject matter: an allegation of a civil rights violationapprovePass Action details Not available
23-5270 1  Proposed Settlements (Torts and Civil Rights)Case: Logan, Davon C. v. House Case No: 21 C 454 Settlement Amount: $2,000.00 Department: 4240- Cermak Health Services of Cook County Payable to: Davon C. Logan Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/A Subject matter: an allegation of a civil rights violationapprovePass Action details Not available
23-5271 1  Proposed Settlements (Torts and Civil Rights)Case: Bumpas, Daniels v. Cook County Criminal Courts, et al. Case No: 20 C 1591 Settlement Amount: $1,750.00 Department: 1239 - Department of Corrections Payable to: Daniels James Bumpas Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/A Subject matter: an allegation of a civil rights violationapprovePass Action details Not available
23-5524 1  Proposed Settlements (Torts and Civil Rights)Case: Ruiz, Carolina v. Dart et al. Case No: 21 L 1197 Settlement Amount: $22,000.00 Department: 1210 - Office of the Sheriff Payable to: Carolina Ruiz and the Office of Frank J. Olavarria Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/A Subject matter: an allegation of automobile negligenceapprovePass Action details Not available
23-5522 1  ReportREPORT Department: Risk Management Report Title: Receive and File - Patient Arrestee Claims Report Period: Months ending September 30, 2023 and October 31, 2023 Summary: The Department of Risk Management is submitting for your information Patient Arrestees Claims for the months ending September 30, 2023 and October 31, 2023. Payments total: $49,378.06recommend for receiving and filingPass Action details Not available
23-5523 1  ReportREPORT Department: Risk Management Report Title: Receive and File - Self Insurance Claims Report Period: Month Ending October 31, 2023 Summary: The Department of Risk Management is submitting for your information Self Insurance Claims for the month ending September 30, 2023. Payments total: $19,187.20recommend for receiving and filingPass Action details Not available
23-5263 1  ReportREPORT Department: Risk Management Report Title: Receive and File - Subrogation Claim Recoveries Report Period: Month ending October 31, 2023 Summary: Submitting for your information, a summary of Claim Recoveries for the month ending 10/31/2023 - Total Recovery: $7,035.60 - Number of Recoveries: 2recommend for receiving and filingPass Action details Not available
23-5526 1  Report (SAO Workers Comp)REPORT Department: Civil Actions Bureau Report Title: Workers’ Compensation Payments Following CCSAO-Litigated Settlements & Awards Report Period: November 1, 2023 - November 30, 2023 Summary: Authority to Pay Workers’ Compensation Settlements & Awardsrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
23-5538 1 23-5538 Receive File- Workers' Compensation Claim Payments - October 2023Workers' Compensation Claims (Risk Management)REPORT Department: Risk Management Report Title: Workers’ Compensation Claim Payments Report Period: 10/01/2023 - 10/31/2023 Summary: The Department of Risk Management is submitting for your information Workers’ Compensation Claim Payments for the month ending October 2023. Payments total $481,047.32approvePass Action details Not available
23-5709 1  ReportREPORT Department: Office of the Comptroller Report Title: Analysis of Revenues and Expenses Report Report Period: For the ten-month period ended September 30, 2023 Summary: Attached is an Analysis of Revenues and Expenses Report for the ten-month period ended September 30, 2023, for the Corporate, Public Safety, Health, Grants and Special Purpose funds of Cook County.recommend for receiving and filingPass Action details Not available
23-5671 1  ReportREPORT Department: Cook County Health Report Title: CCH Monthly Report Report Period: November 2023 Summary: This report is provided in accordance with Resolution 14-4311 approved by the County Board on 7/23/14recommend for receiving and filingPass Action details Not available
23-5079 1 Concentra contractContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Bureau of Human Resources, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Cook County Sheriff’s Office Vendor: Occupational Health Centers of Illinois, P.C. dba Concentra Medical Centers Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Occupational health services (Employment health screenings) Original Contract Period: 12/13/2018 - 12/12/2021, with two (2), one-year renewal options Proposed Amendment Type: Extension and Increase Proposed Contract Period: Extension period, 12/13/2023 - 9/12/2024 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $594,181.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): Board, 12/12/2018; $290,997.00 Increase Requested: $182,750.00 Previous Board Increase(s): 11/17/2022, $155,069.00 Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): 12/30/2021, $148,115.00 Previous Board Renewals: 11/17/2022, 12/13/2022 - 12/12/2023 Previous Chief Procurement Officer Renewals: 12/30/2021, 12/13/2021-12/12/2022 Previousrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
23-5466 1 MODIFICATION TO COOK COUNTY VACATION AND PERSONAL LEAVEOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT TO FILE 23-5466 MODIFICATION TO COOK COUNTY VACATION AND PERSONAL LEAVE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 44, HUMAN RESOURCES, Article III, VACATION AND SICK LEAVE, Sections 44-94 and 44-96 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: Sec. 44-94. Vacation leave. Effective the first full pay period after December June 1, 2023: (a) (a) All salariednon-union eEmployees and officers and employees who have completed one year of services with of Cook County, including those with service referencedmentioned in Subsection (e) of this section, shall be granted vacation leave consistent with the rules established by the Chief of the Cook County Bureau of Human Resources with pay for periods as follows: (1) Two weeksFifteen (15) days per year after having completed between one (1) year of service and ten four (4) years of service. , at the rate of 1? days per month. Maximum accumulation allowable four weeks thirty (30) days. (2) Three weeksTwenty (20) days per year after having completed between 11 five (5) years oaccept as substitutedPass Action details Not available
23-5466 2 MODIFICATION TO COOK COUNTY VACATION AND PERSONAL LEAVEOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT TO FILE 23-5466 MODIFICATION TO COOK COUNTY VACATION AND PERSONAL LEAVE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 44, HUMAN RESOURCES, Article III, VACATION AND SICK LEAVE, Sections 44-94 and 44-96 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: Sec. 44-94. Vacation leave. Effective the first full pay period after December June 1, 2023: (a) (a) All salariednon-union eEmployees and officers and employees who have completed one year of services with of Cook County, including those with service referencedmentioned in Subsection (e) of this section, shall be granted vacation leave consistent with the rules established by the Chief of the Cook County Bureau of Human Resources with pay for periods as follows: (1) Two weeksFifteen (15) days per year after having completed between one (1) year of service and ten four (4) years of service. , at the rate of 1? days per month. Maximum accumulation allowable four weeks thirty (30) days. (2) Three weeksTwenty (20) days per year after having completed between 11 five (5) years orecommend for approval as substitutedPass Action details Not available
23-3726 1 University of Chicago on behalf of the Applied Data Fellowship (“ADF”)Agreement AmendmentPROPOSED AGREEMENT AMENDMENT Department(s): Bureau of Administration, Research Operations and Innovation (“ROI”) Other Part(ies): University of Chicago on behalf of the Applied Data Fellowship (“ADF”) within its Harris School of Public Policy, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization to extend for two (2) years, and increase by $1,575,000.00 an interagency agreement Good(s) or Service(s): Professional Services Agreement period: 8/1/2022 - 11/30/2023 - 11/30/2023, 11/1/2023 - 11/30/2025 Fiscal Impact: Up to $787,500.00 per year for a total possible impact of $1,575,000.00 over two(2) years Accounts: 11000.1002.14940.520830; 11000.1032.10155.520830; 11000.1031.10155.520830; 11100.1205.33915.520830; 11286.1027.60162.520830; 11000.1013.10155.520830; 11900.1013.54325.520830 Agreement Number(s): n/a Summary: This Agreement between Cook County Bureau of Administration and the University of Chicago, on behalf of the Applied Data Fellows program (“ADF”) within the Harris School of Public Policy, will allow Cook County to amplify its social impacrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
23-5301 1 Opportunities for Cook County to Address Access to Capital Challenges to Small BusinessesReportREPORT Department: Bureau of Economic Development Report Title: Opportunities for Cook County to Address Access to Capital Challenges for Small Businesses Report Period: NA Summary: The Cook County Small Business Ecosystem Assessment completed in 2021 highlights the importance of expanding access to capital for small businesses from historically excluded communities. The County’s Equity Plan also speaks to these issues. In 2022 Commissioner Kevin Morrison introduced a resolution and requested the Bureau of Economic Development to complete an assessment of the capital landscape and explore the challenges small businesses face when they seek additional capital and to identify what role the County should play in addressing those needs. The original resolution requested that the Bureau of Economic Development provide a report to the Finance Committee.recommend for receiving and filingPass Action details Not available
23-5469 1 inois Criminal Justice Information Authority, Chicago, IllinoisIntergovernmental Agreement AmendmentPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Cook County Justice Advisory Council Other Part(ies): Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, Chicago, Illinois Request: Approve Amendment to Intergovernmental Agreement Goods or Services: Execute 1st Amendment to the Intergovernmental Agreement with the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority to increase the Intergovernmental Agreement regarding the Institute to Innovate (i2i) program by $60,000 to allow for enhanced administrative oversight. Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: August 4, 2023 - June 30. 2026 Fiscal Impact: $60,000.00 (FY24 $20,000.00, FY25 $20,000.00 and FY26 $20,000.00) (Original agreement $630,000.00) Accounts: 11287.1205.39001.521313 Summary: Authorization to amend the Intergovernmental Agreement with the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority for the Institute to Innovate (i2i) program and increase the Agreement by $60,000.00 to allow for enhanced administrative oversight.recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available