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Meeting Name: Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/4/2013 10:45 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: New Items Agenda 12/4/2013, Second New Items Agenda 12/4/2013, Third New Items Agenda 12/4/2013, Fourth New Items Agenda 12/4/2013, Fifth new items agenda 12/4/13, Ordinances passed on 12042013, Resolutions passed on 12042013
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14-0074 1 Suburban Duty Officer Program ResolutionConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING FIRE, POLICE, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, AND PUBLIC WORKS OFFICIALS AS PARTICIPANTS IN THE COOK COUNTY SUBURBAN DUTY OFFICER PROGRAM approvePass Action details Not available
14-0205 1 IN MEMORY OF RAYMOND FIEDLERConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF RAYMOND FIEDLER WHEREAS Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Raymond Fiedler from our midst, and WHEREAS Raymond Fiedler was the beloved husband and best friend for 58 years of Catherine (nee Quinn) Fiedler, and WHEREAS Raymond Fiedler was the loving father of Barb (James Walsh) Touchett; Kathleen (Gary) Gray, Ray (Kim), Bob (Kate), Michael (Karen) and Tom (Lisa) Fiedler, and WHEREAS Raymond Fiedler was the proud papa of Megan, Jessica (Jorge), Emily (James), Matt, Timothy (Sarah), Jenna (Dan), Kathryn, Annie, Charlie, Jillian, Maggie, Jordan, Brooks, Michael, Sarah, Nicholas, and William, and WHEREAS Raymond Fiedler was the dear great-grandfather of Evelyn, Harper, Jackson, Sophia, Delilah and Quinn, and WHEREAS Raymond Fiedler was the fond brother of Marguerite (the late Richard) Crema, Betty (Skip) Roth, Nancy (the late Allen) Ryan, Janet (Donald) Campbell and the late John (Clara) Fiedler, as well as a dear cousin and uncle to countless others, and WHEREAS all who knew him will attest that Raymond Fiedler wapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0197 1 Memory of Helen Smiley DawkinsConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF HELEN SMILEY DAWKINS WHEREAS, Almighty God, in His infinite wisdom has called Helen Smiley Dawkins from our midst; and WHEREAS, Helen leaves to cherish her memory her beloved daughter Shirley Robertson, son Reverend Dr. James H. Dawkins, four grandchildren, Myron, Jeffrey, Donnie and Helen, eight great- grandchildren and two great -great -grandchildren; and WHEREAS, Helen Smiley Dawkins was born on December 17, 1915 in Montgomery Alabama to the late Charles and Eliza Murdock Smiley; and WHEREAS, Helen accepted Christ at the age of eight and was baptized by the Reverend C.H. Reddick in the membership of Beulah Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama; and WHEREAS, moving with her family to Chicago as a young woman she met and married James P. Dawkins who was her husband and friend for thirty-nine years; and WHEREAS, for many years Beth Eden Baptist Church was Helen’s church home; and WHEREAS, on January 13, 1985 Sister Helen became a Charter member of Salem Baptist Church of Chicago, House of Hope, under the FounderapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0185 1 In Memory of Lucy Jean LewisConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF LUCY JEAN LEWIS WHEREAS, on October 21, 2013, God in his infinite wisdom has called home Lucy Jean Lewis; and WHEREAS, born May 14, 1932 in the small town of New Market, Alabama Lucy Jean Lewis was the loving daughter of Jimmie Roberta and Thomas Steele; and WHEREAS, Jean’s early schooling occurred in the public school system of Alabama. Later moving to Chicago in 1950, where she dropped the name Lucy and was known for many years simply as Jean Lewis, Jean continued her education at Roosevelt University; and WHEREAS, Jean’s passion for public service lead her to a variety of employment positions including City of Chicago War on Poverty Urban Progress Centers, a Social Worker for the State of Illinois and Director of Community Affairs for Habilitative Systems, Inc.; and WHEREAS, understanding the needs of her west-side community Jean supported and participated in voter registration drives, HIV/AIDS prevention and awareness campaigns, and the efforts of the NAACP, SNCC, CORE and Operation Breadbasket/PUSH; and WHEREAS, Jean also approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0179 1 IN MEMORY OF THE HONORABLE JUDGE WILLIAM R. QUINLANConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF THE HONORABLE JUDGE WILLIAM R. QUINLAN WHEREAS, William R. Quinlan was a leading citizen of Cook County who raised a marvelous family here; and WHEREAS, William R. Quinlan enjoyed a lengthy and stellar legal career of over 45 years, was a dedicated community leader and was loved by family, friends and coworkers, he passed away on Tuesday October 1, 2013; and WHEREAS, William R. Quinlan served as Chicago's youngest corporation counsel, a Cook County circuit and state appellate judge, was a parliamentarian for the Cook County Board, Chair of the Cook County Judicial Advisory Council, and a lawyer in private practice specializing in commercial litigation; and WHEREAS, William R. Quinlan a proud Chicago South-sider graduated from Mount Carmel High School and received an accounting degree and a law degree from Loyola University Chicago. He graduated first in his law school class in 1963. After military service he served as a law clerk for a year for Illinois Supreme Court Justice Daniel P. Ward; and WHEREAS, After his clerkship,approvePass Action details Not available
14-0074 1 Suburban Duty Officer Program ResolutionConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING FIRE, POLICE, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, AND PUBLIC WORKS OFFICIALS AS PARTICIPANTS IN THE COOK COUNTY SUBURBAN DUTY OFFICER PROGRAM approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0206 1 IN MEMORY OF SUSAN MURPHY SHANNONConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF SUSAN MURPHY SHANNON WHEREAS Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Susan Murphy Shannon from our midst, and WHEREAS Susan Murphy Shannon was preceded in death by her beloved husband Brian Shannon, and WHEREAS Susan Murphy Shannon was the fond sister of Barbara Rooney, and WHEREAS Susan Murphy Shannon was the beloved mother of Kerry (Steve Byrne), Brian (Kitty), Kate Boyle (Mark) and Jim (Katie), and WHEREAS Susan Murphy Shannon was the fun and loving grandmother ("Sue Sue") of Brendan, Maggie, Grace, Michael, Brian, Abby, Ann, Tess, Mac, Matthew and Will, and WHEREAS all who knew her will attest that Susan Murphy Shannon was a kind and compassionate woman, virtuous of character and gentle in spirit, admired and respected by her many friends and neighbors, and dearly loved by her family, now therefore BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of Cook County that the Board does hereby offer its deepest condolences and most heartfelt sympathy to the family and many friends of Susan Murphy Shannon, and joins them iapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0207 1 IN MEMORY OF PRESTON P. “BUD” SMUDAConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF PRESTON P. “BUD” SMUDA WHEREAS Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Preston P. "Bud" Smuda from our midst, and WHEREAS Preston P. "Bud" Smuda was the beloved husband of Lorraine (nee Marsailes) Smuda, and WHEREAS Preston P. "Bud" Smuda was the dear brother of Carol (the late Louis) Daidone, and the fond brother-in-law of William (the late Sheryl) Powers, and WHEREAS Preston P. "Bud" Smuda was the fond uncle and great-uncle of many nieces and nephews, and WHEREAS Preston P. "Bud" Smuda was a loving friend to Peg Griffin and family, and WHEREAS Preston P. "Bud" Smuda was involved in his community as a member of the Hamburg Club and precinct captain of the 11th Ward Democratic Party, and WHEREAS Preston P. "Bud" Smuda was a U. S. Veteran, proud of his military service to our country, and WHEREAS all who knew him will attest that Preston P. "Bud" Smuda was a kind and compassionate man, virtuous of character and gentle in spirit, admired and respected by his many friends and neighbors, and dearly loved by his famapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0208 1 IN MEMORY OF HAROLD H. “SONNY” ZBORILConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF HAROLD H. “SONNY” ZBORIL WHEREAS Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Harold H. "Sonny" Zboril from our midst, and WHEREAS Harold H. "Sonny" Zboril was the beloved husband and best friend for 46 years to Karen (nee Guilfoyle) Zboril, and WHEREAS Harold H. "Sonny" Zboril was the loving father of Brian (Anne) and Nora Zboril, and WHEREAS Harold H. "Sonny" Zboril was the cherished grandfather of Molly Zboril, and WHEREAS Harold H. "Sonny" Zboril was the dear brother of Thomas (Dolores) and Richard (Carol) Zboril and Susan (the late Arthur) Matelski, the late Eleanor (George) Dvorak and the late Virginia (Richard) Dvorak, and WHEREAS Harold H. "Sonny" Zboril was the dear brother in law of Noreen (Vince) Chiaramonte, Thomas (Judy) Guilfoyle and Cathy (Ed) Spychalski, and WHEREAS Harold H. "Sonny" Zboril retired from the City of Chicago Data Center after 32 years of outstanding service, and WHEREAS Harold H. "Sonny" Zboril was an avid fisherman and oil painter who was a true Chicago White Sox and Blackhawks fan, anapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0007 1 Establishing the 2014 Board Meeting CalendarResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE ANNUAL CALENDAR OF REGULAR MEETINGS FOR 2014 WHEREAS, in accordance with Chapter 2, Article III, Division 2, Section 2-108(a)(1), the Cook County Board of Commissioners shall hold regular meetings pursuant to an annual calendar adopted by resolution of the Board; and WHEREAS, in accordance with Section 2.02 of the Illinois Open Meetings Act, every public body shall give public notice of the schedule of regular meetings at the beginning of each calendar or fiscal year and shall state the regular dates, times and places of such meetings. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Commissioners of Cook County shall hold its regular meetings of the Board at eleven o'clock in the morning in the Cook County Board Room, Room 569, Cook County Building, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois on the following dates during 2014: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Wednesday, April 9, 2014 Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Wednesday, July 23, 2014 approve as amendedPass Action details Video Video
14-0104 1 Law EnforcementCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Law Enforcement Committee Date: 10/23/2013approvePass Action details Not available
14-0069 1 Finance Subcommittee on LitigationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Committee Date: 12/3/2013approvePass Action details Not available
14-0068 1 Finance Subcommittee Worker’s CompensationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee Worker’s Compensation Committee Date: 12/3/2013approvePass Action details Not available
14-0105 1 Real Estate and Business and Economic DevelopmentCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Real Estate and Business and Economic Development Committee Date: 12/3/2013approvePass Action details Not available
14-0107 1 Capital ImprovementsCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Capital Improvements Committee Date: 12/3/2013approvePass Action details Not available
14-0108 1 Legislation and Intergovernmental RelationsCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Date: 12/4/2013approvePass Action details Not available
14-0067 1 Audit CommitteeCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Audit Committee Date: 12/4/2013approvePass Action details Not available
14-0070 1 Rules & AdministrationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Rules and Administration Committee Date: 12/4/2013approvePass Action details Not available
14-0071 1 Zoning & Building CommitteeCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Zoning and Building Committee Date: 12/4/2013approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0165 1 FinanceCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Committee Date: 12/4/2013approvePass Action details Not available
14-0054 1 ERP Resource Planning ContractContract (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): ERP, Enterprise Resource Planning Vendor: WorkForce Software, LLC, Livonia, Michigan Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): SaaS (Software as a Service) Time and Attendance Software EC2000 Biometric Time Clocks, Hosting, Maintenance, Implementation & Training Contract Value: $7,925,590.00 Contract period: 12/31/2013 - 12/31 30/2016. The contract shall have two (2) two-year renewal option periods Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $3,164,881, FY 2015 $3,907,977, FY 2016 $852,732 Accounts: 490/441 Maintenance & Repair of Data Processing Equipment and Software, 715/579 Computer Equipment Contract Number(s): 11-53051 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. The Chief Information Officer has reviewed this item and concurs with this recommendation. Summary: WorkForce will install and configure enterprise, Software as a Service (SaaSapprove as amendedPass Action details Video Video
14-0075 1 FOR THE LEVY OF TAXES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2014OrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE FOR THE LEVY OF TAXES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2014 WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners and the Committee on Finance of the Board of Commissioners of Cook County, Illinois, has considered the subject of the Annual Tax Levy for the Fiscal Year A.D., 2014, and the several sums necessary to be levied to meet the needs and requirements of the County of Cook for said fiscal year, and has recommended that this Ordinance for the Levy of Taxes be adopted; and WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of Cook County, Illinois, approved, passed, and adopted the Annual Appropriation Bill of the County of Cook, for its Fiscal Year 2014, and which said Appropriation Bill is hereinafter set forth, together with an additional marginal column therein captioned: "AMOUNTS OF APPROPRIATIONS PAYABLE FROM THE TAX LEVY"; and WHEREAS, Cook County and its taxpayers have benefited from Tax Increment Financing Districts (TIFs) by having the increment generated during the life of the TIFs invest in the specific area generating the increment; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Board passed a Resolutapprove as amendedPass Action details Video Video
14-0077 1 Justice Benefits, Inc. SCAAP Program - Contract RequestContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Department of Budget and Management Services Vendor: Justice Benefits, Inc. Dallas Texas Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Professional Services Contract Value: 6% of State Criminal Alien Assistance Program Award Amount Contract period: 1/1/2014 - 12/31/2016 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: None Accounts: N/A Contract Number(s): 1341-12849 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: Justice Benefits, Inc. is currently contracted under the final extension option of contract number 93-43-1375, which will end on 12/31/2013. Justice Benefits, Inc. provides assistance with the identification and recovery of over $63 million in County funds incurred for detaining undocumented and unknown individuals in the County’s correctional facilities through the federal government’s State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP). Justice BenapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0117 1 Bond Series Status Report 3rd Quarter FY2013ReportREPORT Department: Budget and Management Services Request: Receive and File Report Title: Bond Series Status Report for the 3rd Quarter of 2013 Fiscal Year Report Period: 3rd Quarter of 2013 Fiscal Year Summary: Submitting the Bond Series Status Report for the 3rd Quarter of 2013 Fiscal Year, ending 8/31/2013 in accordance with FY 2013 Resolution Section Number 16. The report consists of two (2) sections; the first section defines the bond funding status for Capital Improvement and the second section for Equipment approved by the Cook County Board of Commissioners. The report presents the projected cost, adjustments to the projected cost, expenditures and commitments, unencumbered balances, existing funding resources and future funding resources required for the approved projects and equipment after the end of the quarter.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
14-0087 1 Bills and Claims ReportReportBills and Claims Reportreceive and filePass Action details Video Video
14-0001 1 12-4-2013 Lake Cook Road Change in Plans 11-13-2013Change in Plans and Extra Work (Highway)PROPOSED CHANGE IN PLANS AND EXTRA WORK (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): A Lamp Concrete Contractors, Inc., Schaumburg, Illinois Action: Request approval Section: 05-A5021-07-RP Location: Lake-Cook Road, Pfingsten Road to Waukegan Road in the Village of Deerfield Board District: 14 Good(s) or Service(s): The Contractor met the requirements for incentive payment for opening the roadway as stated in their letter dated 9/10/2013 before the scheduled completion date. Per the Incentive/Disincentive special provision, the Contractor shall be entitled to an incentive payment for each calendar day of completion prior to 10/26/2013 of up to 30 days. It is therefore respectfully requested that the accompanying change in plans and extra work be adopted. Contract Number: 13-28-023 Fiscal Impact: $525,000.00 increase Accounts: 600-585 (Motor Fuel Tax) Additional Details: NoneapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0003 1 12-4-2013 Improvement Res Sanders RoadImprovement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Improvement Resolution Request: Approval Project: Sanders Road - Techny Road to Lake-Cook Road Location: In the Village of Northbrook and unincorporated Northfield Township Section: 13-W2445-07-RS County Board District(s): 14 Centerline Mileage: 2.46 miles Fiscal Impact: $4,500,000.00 Accounts: 600-585 (Motor Fuel Tax Fund) Concurrence(s): N/A Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits for adoption a resolution appropriating funds for the improvement of Sanders Road from Techny Road to Lake-Cook Road in the Village of Northbrook and unincorporated Northfield Township. This improvement, as proposed, will consist of full depth patching, milling and resurfacing the existing pavement using hot-mix asphalt materials, and includes drainage additions and adjustments, removal and replacement of deteriorated median, concrete curb and gutter removal and replaapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0004 1 12-4-2013 App Res Value Engineering Services 13-6VALU-01-ESAppropriating Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED APPROPRIATING RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): N/A Request: Approval Good(s) or Services(s): Value Engineering Services. The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits for adoption a resolution appropriating funds for value engineering studies and other related engineering services at various locations throughout Cook County by an outside engineering consultant. These services are needed by the Department to comply with federal requirements for projects with construction costs in excess of $50 Million to identify areas of potential design modifications for cost savings. This appropriation is made in anticipation of a forthcoming contract to be presented to your Honorable Body at a later date. Location: Various Locations throughout Cook County Section: 13-6VALU-01-ES Fiscal Impact: $165,000.00 Accounts: 600-585 (Motor Fuel Tax Fund)approvePass Action details Not available
14-0005 1 12-4-2013 Improvement Res 151st Street 13-23932-01-RPImprovement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project; Reconstruction. Request: Approval Project: 151st Street - Vincennes Road to 2nd Avenue Location: In the Village of Phoenix and the City of Harvey Section: 13-23932-01-RP County Board District(s): 5 Centerline Mileage: 0.30 miles Fiscal Impact: $2,625,000.00 Accounts: 600-585 (Motor Fuel Tax Fund) Concurrence(s): N/A Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits for adoption a resolution appropriating funds for the improvement of 151st Street from Vincennes Road to 2nd Avenue in the Village of Phoenix and City of Harvey. This improvement, as proposed, will consist of reconstruction of the existing three lane bituminous pavement to a three lane concrete pavement and shall include concrete curb and gutter removal and replacement, drainage additions and adjustments, pavement marking, signing, landscaping, traffic control and protection, engineering and other approvePass Action details Not available
14-0013 1 12-4-2013 Maint Res Heavy Load EquipmentResolution, Maintenance (Highway)PROPOSED RESOLUTION, MAINTENANCE (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Request: Approval Type of Project: Maintenance Resolution for Miscellaneous Heavy Equipment Rental for maintenance and repair of various County maintained highways. Maintenance District(s): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 County Board District(s): 1, 4, 5, 6, 9, 11, 13-17 Fiscal Impact: $150,000.00 Account(s): 600-585 (Motor Fuel Tax Fund) Summary: Motor Fuel Tax Project County Highway Maintenance Resolution Miscellaneous Heavy Equipment Rental For Fiscal Year 2014 at Various Locations Section: 13-IFMER-11-GM The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits for adoption a maintenance resolution appropriating funds for the purpose of Miscellaneous Heavy Equipment Rental for maintenance and repair of various County maintained highways. This rental equipment is needed to enable the Department to continue operations for safe and sustainable highways by supporting a shortage of equipment and an aging current fleet. This appropriaapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0044 1 Imp Res 13-PREPN-01-RS 2060Improvement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Request: Approval Project: Pavement Resurfacing Enhancement Program - North Location: In the Villages of Arlington Heights, Bartlett, Northbrook, Northfield, Wilmette and Winnetka, the Cities of Prospect Heights and Rolling Meadows, unincorporated Hanover, New Trier and Northfield Townships Section: 13-PREPN-01-RS County Board District(s): 13, 14, 15, 17 Centerline Mileage: 5.49 miles Fiscal Impact: $2,650,000.00 Accounts: 600-585 (Motor Fuel Tax Fund) Concurrence(s): N/A Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits for adoption a resolution appropriating funds for the improvement of the following County highways in northern Cook County: Euclid Avenue - Plum Grove Road to Hicks Road 9(City of Rolling Meadows) Illinois Road - Happ Road to the Edens Expressway, I-94 (Village of Wilmette) Illinois Road - Skokie Road to Locust Road (Village of Wilmette and New Trier approvePass Action details Not available
14-0049 1 12-4-2013 Pavement Resurfacing Enhancement Program - SouthImprovement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Request: Approval Project: Pavement Resurfacing Enhancement Program - South Location: Cottage Grove Avenue - Lincoln Highway to Glenwood-Lansing Road (Villages of Ford Heights and Glenwood, City of Chicago Heights, and Unincorporated Bloom Township) Kedzie Avenue - 158th Street to 155th Street (City of Markham) Steger Road - Harlem Avenue to Cicero Avenue (Village of Richton Park and Unincorporated Rich Township) 139th Street - Coopers Grove Road to Harrison Avenue (City of Blue Island and Village of Posen) Section: 13-PREPS-01-RS County Board District(s): 5, 6 Centerline Mileage: 6.31 miles Fiscal Impact: $2,650,000.00 Accounts: 600-585 (Motor Fuel Tax Fund) Concurrence(s): N/A Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits for adoption a resolution appropriating funds for an improvement consisting of milling and resurfacing of the existing pavements witapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0057 1 12-4-2013 JT 84th StreetIntergovernmental Agreement (Highway)PROPOSED LOCAL AGENCY AGREEMENT FOR JURISDICTIONAL TRANSFER (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Village of Tinley Park Request: Approval Goods or Services: Local Agency Agreement for Jurisdictional Transfer between the Village of Tinley Park and Cook County to transfer jurisdiction of an old section of 84th Avenue from Nielsen Drive to 183rd Street from the County to the Village. The transfer of jurisdiction shall become effective upon the date that this Agreement is executed by the State of Illinois. Location: 84th Avenue (County Highway W31) Nielsen Drive to 183rd Street in the Village of Tinley Park Section: N/A Centerline Mileage: 0.41 miles Agreement Period: N/A Agreement Number(s): N/A County Board District: 17 Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways submits for adoption, a Resolution with a Local Agency Agreement for Jurisdictional Transfer between the Village of Tinley Park and Cook County to transfer jurisdiction of an olapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0062 1 12-4-2013 Construction Report Oct 31, 2013ReportREPORT Department: Transportation and Highways Request: Receive and File Report Title: Department of Transportation and Highways Bureau of Construction Progress Report Report Period: Ending 10/31/2013 Summary: Summited is a copy of the Construction Bureau Progress Report ending 10/31/2013.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
14-0064 1 12-4-2013 Kedzie and The City of Chicago14-W4632-01-EGAppropriating Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED APPROPRIATING RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): City of Chicago, Illinois Request: Approval Good(s) or Services(s): Phase II design engineering and plan preparation for intersection improvements Location: Kedzie Avenue at Milwaukee Avenue and Logan Boulevard. In the City of Chicago in County Board District 8 Section: 14-W4632-01-EG Fiscal Impact: $275,000.00 Accounts: 600-585 (Motor Fuel Tax Fund) Summary: This appropriation, as proposed, shall be for paying the County’s share (20%) of design engineering and plan preparation through a forthcoming agreement with the City of Chicago. The improvements shall be designed by an outside engineering consultant contracted by the City of Chicago and administered by the State of Illinois as Federal Project Number M-6000(435).approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0079 1 12-4-2013 91st St. City of ChicagoImprovement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Request: Approval Project: Milling and resurfacing the existing pavement using hot-mix asphalt materials and includes full depth patching, concrete curb and gutter removal and replacement as needed, sidewalk removal and replacement as needed, pavement marking, landscaping, traffic control and protection and other necessary highway appurtenances. Location: 91st Street - Beverly Avenue to Paulina Street in the City of Chicago Section: 13-17231-01-RS County Board District(s): 4 Centerline Mileage: 0.09 miles Fiscal Impact: $100,000.00 Accounts: 600-585 (Motor Fuel Tax Fund) Concurrence(s): N/A Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits for adoption a resolution appropriating funds for a resurfacing improvement. This appropriation reflects an obligation in conjunction with a forthcoming Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Chicago for the referenced locatiapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0080 1 12-4-2013 Mich Ave City of ChicagoImprovement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Request: Approval Project: Milling and resurfacing the existing pavement using hot-mix asphalt materials and includes full depth patching, concrete curb and gutter removal and replacement as needed, ADA compliant sidewalk ramps, bus pad reconstruction, pavement marking, landscaping, traffic control and protection and other necessary highway appurtenances. Location: Michigan Avenue, 104th Street to 101st Street in the City of Chicago Section: 13-00000-01-RS County Board District(s): 5 Centerline Mileage: 0.40 miles Fiscal Impact: $450,000.00 Accounts: 600-585 (Motor Fuel Tax Fund) Concurrence(s): N/A Summary: This appropriation reflects an obligation in conjunction with a forthcoming Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Chicago for the referenced location. This improvement is needed to protect the public investment in the highway system and provide a safe and sustainable facility foapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0011 1 PROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMITReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Loyola University Health System Request: Fee Waiver Good(s) or Service(s): N/A County District: 1 Permit Number: 130376 Property: 2160 S. First Avenue, Maywood, Illinois Description: Chiller Replacements Township: Proviso Amount: $71,495.00 Percent Waived: 10% Amount Waived: $7,149.50 Fiscal Impact: $7,149.50 Account(s): N/A Summary: Reduction of fee for Not-For-Profit AgencyapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0012 1 VILLAGE OF OAK LAWN IGAIntergovernmental Agreement RenewalPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT RENEWAL Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Village of Oak Lawn, Illinois Request: Authorize the execution of the first amendment to the intergovernmental agreement between Cook County and the Village of Oak Lawn, Illinois pertaining to the Vacant Building Ordinance. Goods or Services: Inspection Services Agreement Number: N/A Agreement Period: 11/21/2013 through 11/21/2014 Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: N/A Summary: This is the first Amendment to the Intergovernmental Agreement between the County of Cook and the Village of Oak Lawn. WHEREAS, the Parties entered into the Agreement for a term of one year, from 11/20/2012 to 11/20/2013; and WHEREAS, the Agreement authorizes collaboration between the County and the Municipality to enforce the Vacant Building Ordinance within the borders of the Municipality and setting forth the obligations of each such party; and WHEREAS, the Agreement was approved by the County on 10/2/2012; and WHEREAS, the Parties desire to amend the teapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0031 1 Loyola University Medical CenterReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Loyola University Medical Center Request: Fee Waiver Good(s) or Service(s): N/A County District: 1 Permit Number: 131331 Property: 2160 S. First Avenue, Maywood, Illinois Description: CICU Remodel Township: Proviso Amount: $58,887.07 Percent Waived: 10% Amount Waived: $5,888.71 Fiscal Impact: $5,888.71 Account(s): N/A Summary: Fee Waiver Request for Not-For-ProfitapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0035 1 Forest Preserve District, Burnham Prairie & Thorn Creek Woods PreserveReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Forest Preserve District, Burnham Prairie and Thorn Creek Woods Preserve Request: No Fee Waiver Good(s) or Service(s): N/A County District: 4, 6 Permit Number: 120489 Property: 171 Thorn Creek, Thornton, Illinois Description: Parking Lots Township: Thornton Amount: $20,078.10 Percent Waived: 100% Amount Waived: $20,078.10 Fiscal Impact: $20,078.10 Account(s): N/A Summary: No Fee Waiver prior to 12/4/2012approvePass Action details Not available
14-0059 1 Chicago Botanic GardenReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Chicago Botanic Garden Request: Fee Waiver Request Good(s) or Service(s): N/A County District: 13 Permit Number: 131529 Property: 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois Description: 2013 Maintenance Projects Township: Northfield Amount: $4,594.00 Percent Waived: 10% Amount Waived: $459.40 Fiscal Impact: $459.40 Account(s): N/A Summary: Reduced Fee Waiver for Not-for-ProfitapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0109 1 KT Building LLCResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION KT BUILDING, LLC REQUEST FOR CLASS 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE 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 industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from KT Building, LLC and Resolution No. 12-13 from the Village of Elk Grove Village for an abandoned industrial facility located at 1410 Jarvis Avenue, Elk Grove Village, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17, Permanent Index Number 08-27-400-045-0000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS; industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value, qualifying industrial real estate eligible for the Class 6b can receive a significant reduction in the level of asreferPass Action details Video Video
14-0111 1 BBJ Rentals, Inc. d/b/a BBJ LinenResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION BBJ RENTALS, INC. D/B/A BBJ LINEN REQUEST FOR CLASS 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE 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 industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from BBJ Rentals, Inc. d/b/a BBJ Linen and Resolution No. 2013 - 15R from the Village of Niles for an abandoned industrial facility located at 6125 W. Howard Street, Niles, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 13, Permanent Index Numbers 10-29-301-005-0000; 10-29-301-015-000; 10-29-301-027-0000; 10-29-301-028-0000; 10-29-301-029-0000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS, industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value. Qualifying industrial referPass Action details Not available
14-0112 1 OTO Properties, LLC Class 6B requestResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION OTO PROPERTIES, LLC REQUEST FOR CLASS 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE 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 industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from OTO Properties, LLC and Resolution No. 23-12 from the Village of Elk Grove Village for an abandoned industrial facility located at 605 Bonnie Lane, Elk Grove Village, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17, Permanent Index Number 08-27-102-084-000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS, industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value. Qualifying industrial real estate eligible for the Class 6b can receive a significant reduction in the level of assessmreferPass Action details Not available
14-0047 1 Lease Agreement IDPH 69WLease AgreementPROPOSED LEASE AGREEMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Approval of a (New) Lease Agreement Landlord: County of Cook Tenant: State of Illinois, Department of Central Management Services Location: 69 West Washington, Suite 3500 Term/Extension Period: 4/1/2014 to 3/31/2019, subject to completion of improvements Space Occupied: 16,559 rentable square feet Monthly Rent: Lease Year Base Rent (psf) Annual Base Rent Monthly Base Rent |109| $16.50 $273,223.56 $22,768.63 |109| $17.00 $281,502.96 $23,458.58 |109| $17.51 $289,948.08 $24,162.34 |109| $18.04 $298,724.40 $24,893.70 |109| $18.58 $307,666.20 $25,638.85 Option Period: |109| $19.14 $316,939.20 $26,411.60 |109| $19.71 $326,377.92 $27,198.16 |109| $20.30 $336,147.72 $28,012.31 |10 9| $20.91 $346,748.72 $28,854.06 10 $21.54 $356,680.92 $29,723.41 Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: N/A Option to Renew: One 5 year option (Lease Years 6 through 10) Termination: By either party with 180 days prior written notice. Utilities approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0051 1 HFSRB Lease Agreement 69WLease AgreementPROPOSED LEASE AGREEMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Approval of a (New) Lease Agreement Landlord: County of Cook Tenant: State of Illinois, Department of Central Management Services Location: 69 West Washington, Suite 3501 Term/Extension Period: 4/1/2014 to 3/31/2019, subject to completion of improvements Space Occupied: 4,008 rentable square feet Monthly Rent: Lease Year Base Rent (psf) Annual Base Rent Monthly Base Rent |109| $16.50 $66,132.00 $5,511.00 |109| $17.00 $68,136.00 $5,678.00 |109| $17.51 $70,180.08 $5,848.34 |109| $18.04 $72,304.32 $6,025.36 |109| $18.58 $74,468.64 $6,205.72 Option Period: |109| $19.14 $76,713.12 $6,392.76 |109| $19.71 $78,997.68 $6,583.14 |109| $20.30 $81,362.40 $6,780.20 |10 9| $20.91 $83,807.28 $6,983.94 10 $21.54 $86,332.32 $7,194.36 Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: N/A Option to Renew: One five (5) year option (Lease Years six through 10) Termination: By either party with 180 days prior written notice. Utilities Included: HapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0052 1 Lease Agreement DCFS @ JTDCLease AgreementPROPOSED LEASE AGREEMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Approval of a Lease Agreement Landlord: County of Cook Tenant: State of Illinois, Department of Central Management Services, Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Location: 2245 West Ogden, third floor, Chicago, Illinois Term/Extension Period: 12/1/2013 to 11/30/2018 Space Occupied: 17,415 Square Feet Monthly Rent: Lease Year Rent (psf) Annual Rent Monthly Rent |109| $18.87 $328,621.05 $27,385.08 |109| $18.87 $328,621.05 $27,385.08 |109| $19.25 $335,238.72 $27,936.56 |109| $19.25 $335,238.72 $27,936.56 |109| $19.63 $341,856.48 $28,488.04 Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: N/A Option to Renew: N/A Termination: By Tenant with 120 days prior written notice Landlord Utilities Included: Yes Summary/Notes: Improvements: The County is providing repainting, carpet cleaning and some replacement of carpet in the Premises...endapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0055 1 Blind Vendors MOULease AgreementPROPOSED LICENSE AGREEMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Authorization to execute a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)/License Agreement Landlord: County of Cook Tenant: State of Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Rehabilitation Services, Business Enterprise Program for the Blind (DHS/DRS/BEPH) Location: 14 locations in various County facilities Term/Extension Period: 1/1/2014 to 12/31/2019 Space Occupied: Varies by location Monthly Rent: License fee ranges from $30.00 to $500.00 per month. Stroger Hospital, Oak Forest Hospital and 118 N. Clark 10th Floor locations pay a commission equal to 10% of gross sales in lieu of a license fee. Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: N/A Option to Renew: N/A Termination: By either party with 90 days prior written notice Utilities Included: Yes Summary/Notes: This Agreement is pursuant to the statutory purposes set forth in the Blind Vendors Act, 20 ILCS 2421/1 et seq., for the operation of vending machines and concession stands for newspapers, beapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0006 1 Teardown and overhaul of Carrier ChillerContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Facilities Management Vendor: Anchor Mechanical, Inc. Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute. Good(s) or Service(s): Overhaul and teardown of Carrier Chiller Contract Value: $231,400.00 Contract period: One time purchase for FY2014 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: $231,400.00 Accounts: 200-450 Contract Number(s): 1345-12989 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. Office of the Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: An Invitation for Bid was issued for Overhaul and teardown of Carrier Chiller. A competitive bid process was followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. Anchor Mechanical, Inc. was the lowest responsive and responsible bidder and is recommended for this award. This is a service that is needed approximately every ten years to maintain the function of the chiller system at the Juvenile Detention Center.approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0078 1 Increase and Extension for W. W. GraingerContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Countywide Contract to include the Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Assessor’s Office, Animal Care and Control, Transportation and Highways, Law Library, Bureau of Administration, Risk Management, Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, Environmental Control, Bureau of Technology, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Facilities Management, State’s Attorney, Human Rights, County Clerk, Sheriff’s Office, Secretary to the Board, Cook County Board of Commissioners, Medical Examiner and Bureau of Human Resources Vendor: W.W. Grainger, Inc, Lake Forest, Illinois Request: Requesting Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase by $4,403,360.45 and extend for twelve (12) months Good(s) or Service(s): Countywide maintenance, repair and operational supplies Contract Period: Original contract period: 4/19/2012 -12/31/2012; 1st Extension: 1/1/2013-1/31/2013; 2nd Extension: 2/1/2013 -12/31/2013 Contract Period Extension: 1/1/2014 - 12/31/2014 Current Contract Amount Authority: $5,37approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0097 1 INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN DSHEM AND FPDCCIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) Other Part(ies): Forest Preserve District of Cook County (FPDCC) Request: Requesting approval to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Forest Preserve District of Cook County. Goods or Services: The Agreement allows DHSEM to use FPDCC property to stage, operate and maintain homeland security and emergency response equipment. Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: 9/1/2013 - 8/31/2014 where it will automatically continue to renew for terms of one year, unless either party elects to terminate the Agreement. Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Summary: The size and population of Cook County dictate that in order to respond quickly and effectively to emergencies within acceptable response times, multiple Emergency Readiness Centers must be established in geographically distinct areas of the County. These centers allow for the prepositioning and storage of public safety equipment and assets. The Intergovernmental AgreemapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0042 1 UIC Intergovernmental AgreementIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Bureau of Human Resources Other Part(ies): University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Chicago, Illinois Request: Approval to enter into and execute an Intergovernmental Agreement with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Goods or Services: Revision and Modernization of the Cook County Performance Appraisal System by University selected undergraduate and graduate students. Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: The Term of this Agreement shall begin upon signature by the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners and shall continue thereafter until June 30, 2014. Fiscal Impact: $10,000.00 Accounts: 032-260 Summary: UIC’s professors will lend their expertise and, by administering and overseeing a top-level management consulting course to selected undergraduate and graduate students, will develop a performance appraisal system customized for Cook County. University responsibilities The University agrees to undertake the following tasks in performance of this AgreementapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0103 1 Human Resources Biweekly Activity Report for Pay Period 23ReportREPORT Department: Bureau of Human Resources Request: Receive and File Report Title: Human Resources Activity Report for Pay Period 23 Report Period: Pay Period 23: 10/20/2013 - 11/2/2013 Summary: Submitting the Human Resources Activity report covering the pay period listed above.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
14-0090 1 Clarity PartnersContract (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Bureau of Technology Vendor: Clarity Partners, LLC, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute. Good(s) or Service(s): Non-Retailer Use Tax System Contract Value: $222,500.00 Contract period: 12/4/2013 - 12/3/2014 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2013: $222,500.00 Accounts: 715-579 Contract Number(s): 1388-13033 Concurrence(s): The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: Cook County’s Department of Revenue seeks to build a custom software system that completes the lifecycle and all requirements of transactions that are subject to the tax. This starts with the invoicing compliance process and allows managing these customer accounts in-house. This will allow the Department of Revenue to bill in a timely manner and provide the ability for the department to adjust the accounts as necessary. This system will enable the Department approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0094 1 Saldemar SolutionsContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Bureau of Technology Vendor: Saldemar Solutions, LLC, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase by $270,000.00 and amend the scope of services Good(s) or Service(s): Information Technology sourcing technical support Contract Period: 6/12/2012 - 6/11/2014 Contract Extension Period: N/A Current Contract Amount Authority: $143,000.00 Board Approved: N/A Board Increase(s): N/A Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $270,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014: $270,000.00 Accounts: 545-260, 499-260 Contract Number(s): 1390-12824 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: The Bureau of Technology is requesting approval to amend a contract with Saldemar Solutions, LLC that would allow the contract to increase by an amount of $270,000.00 for additional scope of services. Saldemar possesses uapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0095 1 AdaptContract (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Bureau of Technology Vendor: Adapt Telephony Services, LLC, Oak Brook, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Professional services to develop and implement an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system, as well as accompanying software licenses Contract Value: $4,193,835.79 Contract period: 12/4/13 - 12/3/19 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014: $3,549,328.65; FY 2015: $127,625.18; FY 2016: $127,625.18; FY 2017: $127,625.18; FY 2018: $127,625.18; FY 2019: $134,006.43 Accounts: FY 2014 (715-570); FY 2015 - FY 2019 (499-220) and (490-220) Contract Number(s): 13-18-078 Concurrence(s): The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: The Bureau of Technology (BOT) is requesting approval to enter into a six-year contract, agreement with Adapt Technology Services, LLC for the purpose of deploying a state-of-the-art Interactive Voice approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0076 1 GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS OPEN DATA AMENDMENTOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS OPEN DATA AMENDMENT PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS OPEN DATA AMENDMENT NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2, Article 1, Sec. 2-5(b) of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as follows: (b) Website. In not less than 90 days, the Cook County shall establish www.OpenCC.info, a common website that shall serve as the source for countywide and departmental activities related to this Open Cook County Initiative (the Website). County Officials shall use their best efforts to publish information to the Website, including, but not limited to: revenue, spending and procurement information; crime and health statistics; contracts with private firms; policies or procedures; and other data or information commonly requested pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) in a format consistent with the standards set forth herein. BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2 Administration, Article IV, DivisionapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0065 1 2014 Cook County Taxpayer ExemptionsContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Cook County Assessor’s Office Vendor: Adlexx Corporation, Bulpitt, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Administrative Officer to amend contract by exercising the option to renew contract no. 11-85-139 Good(s) or Service(s): Printing and Processing of renewal booklets and forms for 2014 Cook County Taxpayer Exemptions. Contract Period: 2/21/2012 through 2/20/2014 Contract Period Extension: 2/21/2014 through 2/20/2015 Current Contract Amount Authority: $768,012.00 Board Approved: 02/21/2012, $306,444.00 Board Increase(s): 01/16/2013, $312,568.00 Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): 05/15/2013, $149,000.00 This Increase Requested: $464,552.88 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $464,552.88 Accounts: 040-240 Contract Number(s): 11-85-139 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: The Cook County Assessor’s Office wishes to exercise the option to renewapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0152 1 IGA with Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA), Chicago, IllinoisIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERTGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department(s): Office of the Chief Judge Other Part(ies): Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA), Chicago, Illinois Request: Approval of intergovernmental agreement Good(s) or Service(s): Housing Counseling services for the Circuit Court’s Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program. Agreement period: 12/1/2013 - 11/30/2016. Fiscal Impact: $4,399,731.00 Accounts: 310-260 Agreement Number(s): N/A Summary: Under this intergovernmental agreement, the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) will operate a toll-free housing counseling helpline service and manage and administer housing counseling services as a part of the Circuit Court’s Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program. IHDA’s helpline provides critical information to families facing foreclosure, assigns families to a HUD-certified housing counseling agency, and schedules housing counseling workshops and appointments for families. Housing counseling services are provided county-wide by IHDA’s 12 HUD-certified subcontractors which were selected afapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0009 1 G4S Secure SolutionsContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Vendor: G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc. Request: Requesting authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase and extend contract. Good(s) or Service(s): Security Service Contract Period: 06/1/2008 - 11/30/2013 (Including previous extensions) Contract Period Extension: 12/1/2013 - 11/30/2014 Current Contract Amount Authority: $15,512,848.00 Board Approved: 02/27/2013, $1,500,000.00 Board Increase(s): 5/20/2008, $1,862,848.00 (Original Contract); 11/19/2008, $1,550,000.00; 11/04/2009, $4,500,000.00; 06/15/2010, $800,000.00; 10/05/2010, $5,000,000.00; Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): 06/19/2012, $500,000.00 This Increase Requested: $2,200,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $2,200,000.00 Accounts: 440-260 Contract Number(s): 08-41-321 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: The Cook County Juvenile TemporarapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1975 1 138th Street Landfill PropertyMiscellaneous Item of BusinessPROPOSED MISCELLANEOUS ITEM OF BUSINESS Department: County Clerk Summary: The Cook County Clerk’s Office has received a copy of a court order disconnecting certain property from the City of Chicago. This property, commonly known as the “138th Street Landfill Property, “ consists of 86 acres of land and is located just north of the Village of Dolton and south of the Little Calumet River in Cook County Board of Commissioners District #5. According to a letter of advice from the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office, this property should be removed from Hyde Park Township in addition to its disconnection from the City of Chicago. For county administration purposes, however, this property must fall within the boundaries of a suburban township. Pursuant to 60 ILCS 1/10-5(i), the Cook County Board is expressly authorized to alter the boundaries of townships. Thornton Township, which adjoins the property, is the best choice to annex this property. It is recommended that, for tax year 2013, the following property be annexed into Thornton Township: “That part lying SoapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0114 1 LANAC 2014 increaseContract Amendment (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Cook County Clerk Vendor: LANAC Technology Corp., Chicago, Illinois Request: Increase in dollar amount of Contract Good(s) or Service(s): Support, Maintenance, Enhancement and Licensing of Clerk’s Office’s cashiering and Genealogy Online software applications Contract Period: 12/1/2011 - 11/30/2014 Contract Extension Period: N/A Current Contract Amount Authority: $84,000.00 Board Approved: 09/07/2011, $84,000.00 Board Increase(s): N/A Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $304,297.44 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $304,297.44 Accounts: 533-260, 533-441 Contract Number(s): 12-45-033 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer concurs. The Chief Information Officer has reviewed this item and concurs with this recommendation. Summary: LANAC is the current vendor of the Clerk’s Office’s cashiering system and OnlineapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0130 3 Lake County Press, Inc., Waukegan, IllinoisContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Cook County Clerk Vendor: Lake County Press, Inc., Waukegan, Illinois Request: Approval of an extension and increase request. Good(s) or Service(s): Ballot Printing Services Contract Period: 1/18/ 2012 through 1/17/2014. Contract Period Extension: 1/18/2014 through 1/17/2015 Current Contract Amount Authority: $1,123,291.00 Board Approved: 01/18/2012, $1,123,291.00 Board Increase(s): N/A Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $860,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $860,000.00 Accounts: 524-240 Contract Number(s): 11-83-001 Concurrences: :The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: The County Clerk is requesting approval to increase and extend Contract No. 11-83-001 with Lake County Press, Inc., Waukegan, Illinois, for ballot printing services. The expiration date of the current contract is 1/17/2014.approvePass Action details Not available
14-0037 1 Purchase of Transport BusesContract (Vehicle Purchase)PROPOSED CONTRACT (VEHICLE PURCHASE) Department(s): Cook County Sheriff Department - Vehicle Service Vendor: Midwest Transit Equipment, Inc., Kankakee, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Four (4) IH Prisoner Transport Buses Contract Value: $582,072.00 Contract period: 12/4/2013 - 12/3/2014 This is a one- time contract effective after award by the Board of Commissioners and after proper execution of the contract documents. Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: $582,072.00 (One-Time Purchase) Accounts: 717/211-549 Contract Number(s): 13-11-13109 Concurrences: The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer concurs. The Vehicle Steering Committee concurs with this recommendation. Summary: An invitation for Bid was issued for Prisoner Transport Buses for the Sheriff’s Department. A Competitive bidding process was followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. Midwest Transit Equipment, Inc. was the lowest responsive and responsible bidder and is recapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0014 1 Keith Erwin v. Thomas Dart, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Keith Erwin v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 M1 15455referPass Action details Video Video
14-0015 1 Cyricus Morgan v. Thomas Dart, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Cyricus Morgan v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 12 C 7858referPass Action details Not available
14-0016 1 Eric Minor v. Thomas Dart, et alLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Eric Minor v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 C 7113referPass Action details Not available
14-0018 1 Becerra v. Thomas DartLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Becerra v. Thomas Dart Case Number: 12 C 9224referPass Action details Not available
14-0019 1 Jose Gonzalez v. Thomas Dart, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Jose Gonzalez v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 C 7521referPass Action details Not available
14-0020 1 Robert Rapp v. Thomas Dart, et alLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Robert Rapp v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 C 257referPass Action details Not available
14-0021 1 Terry Whirley v. Correctional Officer PasquaLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Terry Whirley v. Correctional Officer Pasqua Case Number: 13 C 5938referPass Action details Not available
14-0022 1 Donald Conwell v. Commander J.K. Johnsen, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Donald Conwell v. Commander J.K. Johnsen, et al., Case Number: 12 C 10062referPass Action details Not available
14-0023 1 Angel Espinoza v. Thomas Dart, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Angel Espinoza v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 C 3356referPass Action details Not available
14-0024 1 Gerald Echols v. Thomas Dart, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Gerald Echols v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 C 5920referPass Action details Not available
14-0026 1 Tavares Hunt v. Cook County, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Tavares Hunt v. Cook County, et al., Case Number: 13 CH 14084referPass Action details Not available
14-0027 1 Joachima Ross v. Thomas Dart, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Joachima Ross v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 C 6691referPass Action details Not available
14-0028 1 Donna Barnes v. Cook CountyLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Donna Barnes v. Cook County Case Number: L-CA-13-007referPass Action details Not available
14-0084 1 RFP for WestCare Foundation, Inc.ContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Department of Corrections Vendor: WestCare Foundation, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): An integrated and comprehensive substance abuse and mental health treatment program for the Department of Corrections. Contract Value: $12,725,859.00 Contract period: 1/1/2014 - 12/31/2016 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $4,217,518.00, FY 2015 $4,201,514.00, FY 2016 $4,306,827.00 Accounts: 239-298 Contract Number(s): 13-11-12721 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: A Request for Proposal (RFP) was issued on behalf of the Sheriff’s Office for the Continuum of Care. An RFP process was followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. WestCare Foundation, Inc., offers the best value to the Cook County and is recommended for this award. The Sheriff’s Office is requesting approval to award thapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0118 1 Local Debt Recovery Program IGAIntergovernmental Agreement AmendmentPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT AMENDMENT Department: Cook County Department of Revenue and Office of the State’s Attorney Other Part(ies): State of Illinois Comptroller’s Office Request: Approval of Amendment to Intergovernmental Agreement Goods or Services: Local Debt Recovery Program Agreement Number: N/A Agreement Period: Indefinite, may be terminated by the parties upon thirty days written notice. Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: N/A Summary: Since January 16, 2013, per an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between Cook County ("County"), by and through the Department of Revenue ("DOR"), and the Office of the Cook County State's Attorney and the State of Illinois, by and through its State Comptroller's Office, the County has participated in the Local Debt Recovery Program, whereby the Illinois Office of the Comptroller has assisted in collecting unpaid debt owed to the County. Authorization is hereby requested to amend the existing IGA. The amendments clarify the process for administration of the program, usageapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0182 1 VAC ResolutionResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION REQUIRING QUARTERLY REPORTS TO THE COOK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS WHEREAS, the Cook County Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 was approved by the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Friday, November 9, 2013; and WHEREAS, in FY2014, Cook County will provide funding to the Veteran’s Assistance Commission (“VAC”); and WHEREAS, through a budget amendment, the FY2014 budget for the VAC was increased by $100,000 to bring the total funding available for services for indigent veterans to $324,903; and WHEREAS, it is in the interest of the County Board President and the Board of Commissioners to receive regular updates on the VAC's activities and expenditures to ensure transparency and accountability for that funding. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Superintendent of the VAC shall file with the President and the County Board, no later than the 30th day following each quarter of the 2014 fiscal year, a report which, in such form as established by the Director of Budget and Management Services, identifies for each quarter the type and quantity approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0184 1 DTDC Advisory Board AmendmentOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO NEW ITEM 14-0184 PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AMENDMENT TO JUVENILE TEMPORARY DETENTION CENTER ADVISORY BOARD BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2 Administration, Article VI. Boards, Commissions and Committees, Division 2. Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Advisory Board, Sec. 2-511 through 2-521 of the Cook County Code are hereby amended as follows: ARTICLE VI. BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES DIVISION 3. JUVENILE TEMPORARY DETENTION CENTER ADVISORY BOARD Sec. 2-511. Short title. This Ordinance shall be known and may be cited as the "Ordinance Establishing the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Advisory Board." Sec. 2-512. Purpose of the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Advisory Board. The purpose of the Advisory Board is to establish an advocacy and resource group to provide public recommendations to the Executive Director of the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (“JTDC”), the Chief Judge, the County Board and the President on matters relating to the policies and adoptPass Action details Video Video
14-0184 1 DTDC Advisory Board AmendmentOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO NEW ITEM 14-0184 PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AMENDMENT TO JUVENILE TEMPORARY DETENTION CENTER ADVISORY BOARD BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2 Administration, Article VI. Boards, Commissions and Committees, Division 2. Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Advisory Board, Sec. 2-511 through 2-521 of the Cook County Code are hereby amended as follows: ARTICLE VI. BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES DIVISION 3. JUVENILE TEMPORARY DETENTION CENTER ADVISORY BOARD Sec. 2-511. Short title. This Ordinance shall be known and may be cited as the "Ordinance Establishing the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Advisory Board." Sec. 2-512. Purpose of the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Advisory Board. The purpose of the Advisory Board is to establish an advocacy and resource group to provide public recommendations to the Executive Director of the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (“JTDC”), the Chief Judge, the County Board and the President on matters relating to the policies and adopt as amended by substitutionPass Action details Video Video
14-0183 1 Prisoner Release Order ResolutionResolutionSECOND PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO ITEM 14-0183 PROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF MODIFYING THE PRISONER RELEASE ORDER BEFORE THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS WHEREAS, the County is engaged in litigation before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in United States v. Cook County, Illinois; et al., Case No 10 CV 2946; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Board President, the Cook County Board of Commissioners, and the Cook County Sheriff are the named defendants (“Defendants”) in this litigation and, as such, are obligated to comply with the “Agreed Order” entered in the case; and WHEREAS, under this litigation on March 11, 2011 a three judge panel entered a Prisoner Release Order to take certain actions to avoid unconstitutional conditions of confinement attributable to overcrowding at the jail; and WHEREAS, under the March 2011 Prisoner Release Order, the Cook County Sheriff was granted authority to release qualifying non-violent detainees onto electronic monitoring in consideration of public amendPass Action details Not available
14-0183 1 Prisoner Release Order ResolutionResolutionSECOND PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO ITEM 14-0183 PROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF MODIFYING THE PRISONER RELEASE ORDER BEFORE THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS WHEREAS, the County is engaged in litigation before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in United States v. Cook County, Illinois; et al., Case No 10 CV 2946; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Board President, the Cook County Board of Commissioners, and the Cook County Sheriff are the named defendants (“Defendants”) in this litigation and, as such, are obligated to comply with the “Agreed Order” entered in the case; and WHEREAS, under this litigation on March 11, 2011 a three judge panel entered a Prisoner Release Order to take certain actions to avoid unconstitutional conditions of confinement attributable to overcrowding at the jail; and WHEREAS, under the March 2011 Prisoner Release Order, the Cook County Sheriff was granted authority to release qualifying non-violent detainees onto electronic monitoring in consideration of public referPass Action details Not available
14-0175 1 Dimas AppointmentAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Jose Dimas Position: Trustee Department/Board/Commission: Central Stickney Sanitary District Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: May 1, 2016. Mr. Dimas will replace Fortino Carillo, who is currently serving on an expired term.referPass Action details Video Video
14-0178 1 Iosco AppointmentAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Anthony A. Iosco Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Zoning Board of Appeals Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: January 15, 2019referPass Action details Not available