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Meeting Name: Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/11/2013 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: NewItemsAgenda11-Sep-2013.pdf, second new items agenda 09-11-13.pdf, Third New Items Agenda 091113.pdf, ConsentAgenda11-Sep-2013-09-46-23.pdf, Errata 9-11-13.pdf, labor 09-09-13.pdf, lit09-09-13.pdf, re09-09-13.pdf, wc09-09-13.pdf, rules09-11-13.pdf, fin09-11-13.pdf, zb9-11-13.pdf, re07-31-13.pdf
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13-1632 1 Ruth Rothstein ResolutionConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION WHEREAS, Almighty God, in His infinite wisdom, has called Ruth M. Rothstein from our midst; and WHEREAS, Mrs. Rothstein was a galvanizing healthcare leader with steely determination who often was visionary in her work; and WHEREAS, starting out as a labor union organizer in Youngstown, Ohio at the age of 18, Mrs. Rothstein went on to organize labor unions in New York, Cleveland and Chicago; and WHEREAS, Mrs. Rothstein’s focus switched to healthcare when she received on-the-job training as a lab technician at Jackson Park Hospital in 1952; by 1962 she had become personnel director of Jackson Park Hospital; and WHEREAS, Mrs. Rothstein next served in various positions at Mount Sinai Hospital and ascended to the positions of president and chief executive officer in 1977; and WHEREAS, in 1991, Mrs. Rothstein was appointed Chief of the Cook County Bureau of Health by Cook County Board President, Richard J. Phelan; she led the Bureau of Health until 2004; and WHEREAS, Mrs. Rothstein knew every square inch of the issue of healthcare - the policies, fapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1623 1 12TH ANNIVERSARY OF SEPTEMBER 11THConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION COMMEMORATING THE 12TH ANNIVERSARY OF SEPTEMBER 11TH WHEREAS, at 8:46 a.m., on September 11, 2001, hijacked American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the upper portion of the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City, New York; and WHEREAS, 17 minutes later, at 9:03 a.m., hijacked United Airlines Flight 175 crashed into the South Tower of the World Trade Center; and WHEREAS, at 9:37 a.m., the west wall of the Pentagon was hit by hijacked American Airlines Flight 77, the impact of which caused immediate and catastrophic damage to the headquarters of the Department of Defense; and WHEREAS, at approximately 10:00 a.m., the passengers and crew of hijacked United Airlines Flight 93 acted heroically to retake control of the airplane and thwart the taking of additional American lives by crashing the airliner in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and, in doing so, gave their lives to save countless others; and WHEREAS, nearly 3,000 innocent civilians were killed in the heinous attacks of September 11, 2001; and WHEREAS, tens of thousands of indiviapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1650 1 In Memory of The Honorable Nancy C. BenedettoConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION In Memory of The Honorable Nancy C. Benedetto WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Nancy C. Benedetto from our midst; and WHEREAS, Nancy C. Benedetto was the beloved mother of William (Leticia) Venegas and the late Mark A. Venegas, cherished grandmother of Stephanie A., dear sister of John (Carla) and the late Anthony and Donald (the late Margaret), and fond aunt of many nieces and nephews; and WHEREAS, Nancy C. Benedetto was a resident of the Village of Crestwood for over 50 years; and WHEREAS, Nancy C. Benedetto served the Village of Crestwood with excellence for over 44 years as Deputy Clerk and Clerk; and WHEREAS, Nancy C. Benedetto’s dedication and leadership helped transform the Village of Crestwood from a farming community to a modern mecca of commerce and industry; and WHEREAS, Nancy C. Benedetto made history in 1993 as the first Clerk in Illinois to rebate a portion of residents’ property tax payments; and WHEREAS, Nancy C. Benedetto’s tireless efforts garnered widespread recognition for the Village of CrestwapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1578 2 Resolution for Rev Leslie Sanders, SrConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING REVEREND LESLIE SANDERS, SR. FOR 40 YEARS OF LEADERSHIP WHEREAS, on Sunday, July 28, 2013, Hope Presbyterian Church of Chicago honored Reverend Leslie Sanders Sr. for providing 40 years of leadership to the church; and WHEREAS, Reverend Sanders is to be applauded for his steadfast commitment to uplifting lives and serving the needs of families and individuals throughout Chicagoland; and WHEREAS, Reverend Sanders was called into ministry at the tender age of 16 and he accepted his call in 1974 at the age of 18; and WHEREAS, Reverend Sanders received his formal education to preach the gospel by attending Christian Brothers College in Memphis, Tennessee and McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois; and WHEREAS, Reverend Sanders was ordained as a Baptist Minister and later as a Minister in the Presbyterian Church; and WHEREAS, Reverend Sanders’ civic and community involvement has included him serving as Vice-Chairman of the Rebirth Englewood Community Development Corporation, member of the National Association for the Advancement of CoapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1649 1 Cook County Softball Team 2013 ChampionsConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE COOK COUNTY GOVERNMENT SOFTBALL TEAM--THE (STILL) UNDEFEATED, UNDISPUTED THREE-TIME INTERGOVERNMENTAL SOFTBALL LEAGUE CHAMPIONS WHEREAS, the 2011 Cook County Softball team won the first intergovernmental softball league title with wins over the Mayor’s Office and the Governor’s Office; and WHEREAS, the 2012 Cook County Softball team returned with an even stronger team in 2012, thoroughly dominating the competition from the Mayor’s Office, City Council, Governor, Senator Kirk and Chicago City Treasurer for a second undefeated season; and WHEREAS, the 2013 Cook County team prepared for another season, knowing that, as one unnamed Chicago Alderman warned: “Cook County-you all have a big target on your back;” and WHEREAS, in order to fend off the challengers from the Mayor’s Office, City Council, Governor, Chicago City Treasurer and U.S. General Accounting Office, Cook County was able to add a number of new players to the roster; and WHEREAS, Cook County’s timely hitting and great defense led to eight (8) victories and no defeatsapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1587 1 IN MEMORY OF JOHN PATRICK BYRNES JR.Consent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF JOHN PATRICK BYRNES JR. WHEREAS Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called John Patrick Byrnes Jr., from our midst, and WHEREAS John Patrick Byrnes Jr. was the Beloved husband of Mary Frances (nee Hickey), and WHEREAS John Patrick Byrnes Jr. was the loving father of Bridget (Patrick) Botica, John III (Angelique), Michael (Christine) and James (Gina) Byrnes, and WHEREAS John Patrick Byrnes Jr. was the cherished Papa of Kaitlyn Bailey, Jaicie, Payton and Patrick Botica: Mary Kate, Michael, Matthew, Emilia, John IV, Daniel and Tallulah Byrnes, and WHEREAS John Patrick Byrnes Jr. was the dear son of the late John and Virginia Barber Byrnes, and WHEREAS John Patrick Byrnes Jr. was the fond brother of Kathryn (Jack) Corbett, and WHEREAS John Patrick Byrnes Jr., was a retired Deputy Chief 1st District Chicago Fire Dept. and USMC Reservist, and WHEREAS all who knew him will attest that John Patrick Byrnes Jr. was a kind and compassionate man, virtuous of character and gentle in spirit, admired and respected by his many frapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1567 1 Resolution for Zachary BradleyConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION WHEREAS, Zachary Bradley was the official greeter at the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center in Evanston, cordially and enthusiastically welcoming County Officials on their visits to conduct business. Mr. Bradley passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2013. WHEREAS, Zachary Bradley was always a pleasant and inviting presence, greeting Cook County residents warmly and was, according to City of Evanston Human Resource Specialist Elizabeth Walker “always a friendly face in the building. He will be greatly missed.” WHEREAS, Zachary Bradley was also a facilities maintenance worker at the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center for over 22 years. WHEREAS, Zachary Bradley was an accomplished carpenter and worked in the Community of Economic Development Association program for many years, rehabbing senior citizens’ homes and greatly improving the quality of life for numerous Cook County residents. WHEREAS, Zachary Bradley was a dedicated student of martial arts devoting 40 years to perfecting his art and achieving a 5th degree black belt. Bradley generously shared his approvePass Action details Not available
13-1600 1 HONORING THE LIFE OF JAMES W. WEGINGConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE OF JAMES W. WEGING WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom called James W. Weging from our midst on August 12, 2012; and WHEREAS, James Weging, 22, was the beloved husband of Sara and loving son of James E. and Margaret; and WHEREAS, James served as one of the founding members, board director, and resident director of music of the Independent Stars Playhouse, a not-for-profit theatre company based in Elmwood Park; and WHEREAS, the mission of the Independent Stars Playhouse is to promote and expand education and knowledge of civic pride and diverse culture through theatre and the performing arts; and WHEREAS, James Weging believed in the mission of Independent Stars Playhouse, and the company hopes to always work with James and his dreams in mind; and WHEREAS, James was more than a board member and a talented musician; he was a beloved friend and an intimate member of the Independent Stars Playhouse family; and WHEREAS, Independent Stars Playhouse is hosting a tribute concert to James W. Weging on Saturday, August 24, approvePass Action details Not available
13-1581 1 WASHINGTON FEDERAL BANK, 100th ANNIVERSARYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION WASHINGTON FEDERAL BANK, 100th ANNIVERSARY WHEREAS Washington Federal Bank on Chicago’s South Side will celebrate its 100 year anniversary on September 17, 2013, and WHEREAS Washington Federal Bank has been a trusted community financial institution for a century, helping families and local businesses meet their savings and financial goals, and WHEREAS from its humble beginnings, Washington Federal Bank has grown into a modern bank offering the latest in banking technology to its customers, and WHEREAS Washington Federal Bank has long embodied the spirit of its well-known slogan, “Banking Made Personal” and WHEREAS due to its outstanding management practices and unsurpassed customer care, Washington Federal Bank has earned a five star rating for over 81 consecutive quarters, and WHEREAS Washington Federal Bank has been named as one of Chicago’s Top Ten Banks by Crain’s Chicago Business, and WHEREAS Washington Federal Bank is a model corporate citizen, and contributes to the betterment of the community through involvement in the South LoapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1576 1 IN MEMORY OF VINCENT BRIGLIOConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF VINCENT BRIGLIO WHEREAS Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Vincent D. Briglio from our midst, and WHEREAS Vincent D. Briglio was the beloved husband of Antoinette (nee Spina), and WHEREAS Vincent D. Briglio was the loving father of Joseph (Mary Lou), John (Barbara) Briglio, and Mariann (Peter) Delich, and WHEREAS Vincent D. Briglio was the beloved son of the late Joseph and Antoinette Briglio, and WHEREAS Vincent D. Briglio was the fond grandfather of Jamie, Joe, Renee, Vince, John, Peter, and Marissa, and WHEREAS Vincent D. Briglio was the dear brother of Angela (the late Bud) Turenne, Joseph (Catherine) Briglio, Geno (Helen) Briglio, and the late RoseMarie (Steve) Stremel, the late Nick (the late Grace) Briglio, and WHEREAS Vincent D. Briglio proudly answered the call of his country to defend the cause of freedom while serving in the United States military, and WHEREAS Vincent D. Briglio was a member in good standing of the O.N.I.A.C. and St. Rocco Society, and WHEREAS all who knew him will attest thaapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1572 2 IN MEMORY OF MARGARET FASANConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF MARGARET FASAN WHEREAS Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Margaret A. "Peg” Fasan from our midst, and WHEREAS Margaret A. "Peg” Fasan (nee Lowery) was the beloved wife of the late Charles M. Fasan Jr., and WHEREAS Margaret A. "Peg” Fasan was the loving mother of Terri (Mike) Thomas, Charles "Mick" (Sue), Mary Beth Finnerty, Kathy (Jim) Earner, Lynn (Larry) Pelletier, Barb Kaiser, Mary Pat (Jeff) Heisterman, Matt Cpt. CFD, Peggy (Bill) Rehfeld, Jeannie (John) Wampler, and Bill CPD (Mary), and WHEREAS Margaret A. "Peg” Fasan was the cherished grandmother of 28 and great-grandmother of 9, and WHEREAS Margaret A. "Peg” Fasan was the fond sister of Joseph (late Shirley) Lowery, Lorretta Ruckman, Patricia (Charles) Haffner, John Lowery, Thomas (Gloria) Lowery, and the late William Lowery and Mary Barbara (late James) Heffernan, and WHEREAS all who knew her will attest that Margaret A. "Peg” Fasan was a kind and compassionate woman, virtuous of character and gentle in spirit, admired and respected by her many friends andapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1503 1 Congratulating The HONORABLE SENATORE RENATO TURANOConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Congratulating The HONORABLE SENATORE RENATO TURANO WHEREAS, Renato Guerino Turano was born in Calabria, Italy in 1942, and in the late 1950s he left Italy with his family and moved to Chicago; and WHEREAS, Renato Turano is best known locally as the president of the Turano Baking Company, one of the largest manufacturers of artisan breads in North America; and WHEREAS, Renato Turano, after receiving a Bachelor of Arts and a Master in Business Administration from the University of Chicago, has dedicated his life to sharing his success with his fellow Italians and Americans of Italian descent; and WHEREAS, Renato Turano was elected to the Italian Senate in the spring of 2013, having previously occupied the post from 2006 to 2008, representing Italian citizens of North and Central America in the Italian Parliament; and WHEREAS, Turano has been actively involved in the Chicago-area Italian-American community for decades, presiding over the Columbian Club of Chicago, Calabresi in America Organization, Italian American Chamber of Commerce-Midwest, approvePass Action details Not available
13-1498 1 Congratulating ROBERT ALLEGRINIConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Congratulating ROBERT ALLEGRINI WHEREAS, Robert Allegrini is a graduate of Northern Illinois University where he won the Dean’s Award in political science and subsequently won a graduate fellowship to study foreign affairs at the University of Florence in Italy; and WHEREAS, Robert Allegrini is currently the Vice President of Corporate Communications at Hilton Worldwide; and WHEREAS, Robert Allegrini’s prior positions include Assistant Vice President in charge of public relations for Hyatt Hotels and Director of Corporate Communications in charge of public relations for all Swissotel properties worldwide. He has worked extensively in the hospitality industry in Asia, Europe, and the East Coast in addition to his native Chicago; and WHEREAS, Robert Allegrini has long been active in Italian American civic affairs on local and national levels; and WHEREAS, Robert Allegrini served as Executive Director of the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans and founded the Chicago chapter of the Accademia Italiana Della Cucino; and WHEREAS, Robert AlapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1501 1 Congratulating The HONORABLE ANITA ALVAREZConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Congratulating The HONORABLE ANITA ALVAREZ, Cook County State’s Attorney WHEREAS, Anita Alvarez made history in 2008 as the first female and first Latina elected to the position of Cook County State’s Attorney; and WHEREAS, Anita Alvarez was born and raised by working class parents in the Pilsen neighborhood, attended Maria High School, and received her undergraduate degree from Loyola University of Chicago and her law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law; and WHEREAS, Anita Alvarez has spent her entire legal career in public service in the State’s Attorney’s Office representing the victims of crime in Cook County; and WHEREAS, Anita Alvarez, prior to becoming State’s Attorney, worked her way up through the ranks and eventually served as Chief Deputy State’s Attorney, Chief of Staff to the State’s Attorney, Chief of the Special Prosecutions Bureau, Deputy Chief of the Narcotics Bureau, and Supervisor of the Public Integrity Unit; and WHEREAS, in her capacity as State’s Attorney, Anita Alvarez leads the second largest prosecutor’s officeapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1575 1 IN MEMORY OF MARIE WINKLERConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF MARIE WINKLER WHEREAS Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Marie C. Winkler from our midst, and WHEREAS Marie C. Winkler (nee Wilson) was the dearly beloved wife of the late John J. Winkler, and WHEREAS Marie C. Winkler was the devoted mother of John T. (Judith) Winkler, Mary Ellen "Pinky" (Edward) Whalen, Peggy Winkler and the late Joan (late Patrick) Fitzpatrick, and WHEREAS Marie C. Winkler was the loving grandmother of 10; dear great-grandmother of 14; and great-great-grandmother of 3, and WHEREAS Marie C. Winkler was a lifetime resident of the south side of Chicago-Bridgeport neighborhood, and WHEREAS all who knew her will attest that Marie C. Winkler 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 MapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1574 1 IN MEMORY OF PAUL STEPANConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF PAUL STEPAN WHEREAS Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Paul Stepan from our midst, and WHEREAS Paul Stepan was the devoted son of Alfred and Mary Louise Stepan, and WHEREAS Paul Stepan was the beloved husband of Ann Stepan, and WHEREAS Paul Stepan was the loving father of Shannon (Jonathan) and Paul (Susan), and WHEREAS Paul Stepan was the cherished grandfather of Kathleen, Emily, Ava and Owen, and WHEREAS Paul Stepan was the fond brother of Marilee (Richard), Alfred (Nancy), Quinn (Snowy), Stratford (Judy), Charlotte (James) and John (Bonnie), and WHEREAS Paul Stepan graduated from Loyola Academy in the classical honors course, and co-captained the 1960 championship lightweight basketball team, and the football team, and WHEREAS Paul Stepan graduated from Oxford University (Balliol College) in 1967 with an MA in politics, philosophy and economics, and the University of Chicago in 1970 with a JD, and WHEREAS Paul Stepan was a personal witness to history 50 years ago, when he participated in the March oapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1580 1 IN MEMORY OF ROBERT PHILLIPSConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF ROBERT PHILLIPS WHEREAS Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Robert Phillips from our midst, and WHEREAS Robert Phillips was the loving and devoted husband of 64 years to the late Sarah T. Phillips, who followed him to eternal life briefly thereafter, and WHEREAS Robert Phillips was the loving father of Darlene (James) Smith, Diane "Dee Dee" (Anthony) Valentino, Louis "Lou" (Nancy), Marianne (Vincent) Scarlata, and the late Michael J. Phillips, and WHEREAS Robert Phillips was the beloved and adored "Papa" of Nicole DiTuri, Michele (Rich) Garcia, Deanna Valentino, Renee (Gerard) Quimque, Anthony Valentino, Bobby Phillips, Stephanie (Lupe) Rodriguez, Louie, Michael, Natalie, Patrick and Timothy Phillips, Sara, Vincent, Anthony, and Analisa Scarlata, and WHEREAS Robert Phillips was the cherished "Papa" to his great-grandchildren Gerard, Giani, Nicolas, Anysi, and Michael, and WHEREAS Robert Phillips was the loving brother of Gloria (the late Les) Hausfeld, and WHEREAS all who knew him will attest that Robert PhilliapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1579 1 IN MEMORY OF SARAH PHILLIPSConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF SARAH PHILLIPS WHEREAS Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Sarah T. Phillips from our midst, and WHEREAS Sarah T. Phillips (nee Covelli) was the loving and devoted wife of 64 years to the late Robert "Balbo" Phillips, who preceded her in death by a brief time, and WHEREAS Sarah T. Phillips was the loving mother of Darlene (James) Smith, Diane "Dee Dee" (Anthony) Valentino, Louis "Lou" (Nancy), Marianne (Vincent) Scarlata, and the late Michael J. Phillips, and WHEREAS Sarah T. Phillips was the cherished daughter of the late Sam and Concetta Covelli, and WHEREAS Sarah T. Phillips was the beloved and adored "Nonnie" of Nicole DiTuri, Michele (Rich) Garcia, Deanna Valentino, Renee (Gerard) Quimque, Anthony Valentino, Bobby Phillips, Stephanie (Lupe) Rodriguez, Louie, Michael, Natalie, Patrick and Timothy Phillips, Sara, Vincent, Anthony, and Analisa Scarlata, and WHEREAS Sarah T. Phillips was the cherished "Nonnie" to her great-grandchildren Gerard, Giani, Nicolas, Anysi, and Michael, and WHEREAS Sarah T. Phillips approvePass Action details Not available
13-1585 1 IN MEMORY OF CARMEN BALESTRIConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF CARMEN BALESTRI WHEREAS Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Carmen A. "Rails" Balestri from our midst, and WHEREAS Carmen A. "Rails" Balestri was the beloved husband of the late Marie A. (nee Spalla), and WHEREAS Carmen A. "Rails" Balestri was the loving father of Rosemarie (Tom) Liberti, Loretta (the late Anthony) DeGrazia, Mick (Bobbi), and Michele (Duck) Gruzlewski, and WHEREAS Carmen A. "Rails" Balestri was the fond grandfather of Regina, Joey, Anthony, Laura, Mickey, Cheryle, Jill, and Jamie. WHEREAS Carmen A. "Rails" Balestri was the cherished great-grandfather of Gianna, Antonio, Adrianna, Mia, Angelo, Domenica, Kacey, Anthony, Ariano, and Natalia, and WHEREAS all who knew him will attest that Carmen A. "Rails" Balestri 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 family, now therefore BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of Cook County that the Board does hereby offer its deepest condoapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1568 1 Carl Byrd Chief Administrative OfficerAppointmentTransmitting a Communication, dated September 4, 2013 from TONI PRECKWINKLE, President, Cook County Board of Commissioners Pursuant to the authority granted by Illinois State Law and County Ordinance, I hereby appoint Carl Byrd to the position of Chief Administrative Officer. Mr. Byrd has been serving as Acting Chief Administrative Officer for the Cook County Bureau of Administration since August 5, 2013. Mr. Byrd has over twenty-five years of experience serving local government agencies such as the Chicago Transit Authority, Chicago Housing Authority and the City of Chicago where he was most recently the Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Buildings. His many years of management in the public sector and leadership skills will aid the continued success of the departments under the Bureau of Administration. His professional experience and educational background will certainly be a benefit to the County of Cook. I submit this communication for your approval. *Referred to the Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee on 09/11/12.referPass Action details Not available
13-1588 2 Ted Przybylo Northfield Woods SanitaryAppointmentTransmitting a Communication, dated September 5, 2013 from TONI PRECKWINKLE, President, Cook County Board of Commissioners Please be advised that I hereby appoint Ted Przybylo to the Northfield Woods Sanitary District for a term to begin immediately and to expire on May 1, 2016. Mr. Przybylo will replace Joseph Fagan, who is currently serving on an expired term. I submit this communication for your approval. *Referred to the Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee on 09/11/12.referPass Action details Not available
13-1589 1 Roselyne Navarro Central Stickney Sanitary DistrictAppointmentTransmitting a Communication, dated September 5, 2013 from TONI PRECKWINKLE, President, Cook County Board of Commissioners Please be advised that I hereby appoint Roselyne Navarro to the Central Stickney Sanitary District for a term to begin immediately and to expire on May 1, 2016. Ms. Navarro will replace Fortino Carillo, who is currently serving on an expired term. I submit this communication for your approval. *Referred to the Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee on 09/11/12.referPass Action details Not available
13-1590 1 Raul Aguirre South Stickney Sanitary DistrictAppointmentTransmitting a Communication, dated September 5, 2013 from TONI PRECKWINKLE, President, Cook County Board of Commissioners Please be advised that I hereby appoint Raul Aguirre to the South Stickney Sanitary District for a term to begin immediately and to expire on May 1, 2016. Mr. Aguirre will replace Joseph Ford, who is currently serving on an expired term. I submit this communication for your approval. *Referred to the Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee on 09/11/12.referPass Action details Not available
13-1591 1 Larry Paarlberg Lincoln-Lansing DrainageAppointmentTransmitting a Communication, dated September 5, 2013 from TONI PRECKWINKLE, President, Cook County Board of Commissioners Please be advised that I hereby appoint Larry Paarlberg to the Lincoln-Lansing Drainage District for a term to begin immediately and to expire on September 1, 2016. I submit this communication for your approval. *Referred to the Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee on 09/11/12.referFail Action details Not available
13-1592 1 Ray Babilla Oak Meadow Sanitary DistrictReappointmentTransmitting a Communication, dated September 5, 2013 from TONI PRECKWINKLE, President, Cook County Board of Commissioners Please be advised that I hereby reappoint Ray Babilla to the Oak Meadow Sanitary District for a term to begin immediately and to expire on May 1, 2016. I submit this communication for your approval. *Referred to the Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee on 09/11/12. …endapproveFail Action details Not available
13-1622 1 OIIG Ordinance AmendmentOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AN AMENDMENT TO THE INDEPENDENT INSPECTOR GENERAL ORDINANCE WHEREAS, Chapter 2 Administration, Article IV Officers and Employees, Division 5 Inspector General, Section 2-286 of the Cook County Code authorizes the Independent Inspector General to issue subpoenas to request documents or testimony related to an authorized investigation; and WHEREAS, the Independent Inspector General from time to time is required to enforce such subpoenas, through the State’s Attorney of Cook County, requesting court enforcement thereof; and WHEREAS, it has been asserted that no such enforcement authority is explicitly included in Section 2-286 and therefore does not exist; and WHEREAS, this Board desires to clarify its intention in this regard and ensure that the Independent Inspector General has the legal authority to seek enforcement of such subpoenas by including explicit enforcement powers in this Ordinance Amendment. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Chapter 2 Administration, Article IV Officers and Employees,approvePass Action details Not available
13-1339 2 EMA grant programGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Homeland Security and Emergency Management Grantee: Homeland Security and Emergency Management Grantor: Illinois Emergency Management Agency Request: Approval of Grant Award Purpose: The EMA grant program provides financial assistance with day to day costs associated with operating an emergency management agency, to include personnel costs, office supplies, and travel expenses related to emergency management activities. Grant Amount: $458,733.85 Grant Period: October 1, 2012, to September 30, 2013 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: 695-580033, Reimbursement to Designated Fund Concurrences: DO NOT PUT TEXT HERE. FOR ATS REVIEW USE ONLY Summary: The EMA Program will aid the DHSEM in the administration of effective emergency management in the areas of personnel and benefits, travel, organizational, equipment, and additional program needs.approvePass Action details Not available
13-1404 1 MacArthur Foundation has awarded a grantGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Justice Advisory Council Grantee: Justice Advisory Council Grantor: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Request: Approve acceptance of the grant Purpose: The MacArthur Foundation has awarded a grant to the Cook County Justice Advisory Council to support personnel, evaluation, and project consultation. Grant Amount: $450,000.00 Grant Period: October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014 Fiscal Impact: “None” Accounts: 6591301 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The MacArthur Foundation has awarded a grant to the Cook County Justice Advisory Council in support of the organization’s model demonstration project to improve the fairness and effectiveness of Central Bond Court hearings and reduce unnecessary pretrial detention.approvePass Action details Not available
13-1409 1 Adult Redeploy Illinois ProgramGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Justice Advisory Council Grantee: Justice Advisory Council Grantor: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority Request: Approval to accept grant award Purpose: The Adult Redeploy Illinois Program seeks to change the way the criminal justice system approaches probation. The specific goal of the program is to keep people ordered to probation on probation, avoiding the additional use of a prison sentence for a group that have been convicted of a probationable offense and found suitable by a judge to be placed on probation. Grant Amount: $754,642 Grant Period: October 1, 2013- June 30, 2014 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: 9401302 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: Cook County will use funds from the Adult Redeploy Illinois program to establish a continuum of local, community-based sanctions and treatment alternatives for non-violent offenders who would otherwise be incarcerated if those local sapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1411 1 One Summer Chicago Plus ProgramIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Justice Advisory Council Other Part(ies): City of Chicago, Department of Family and Support Services, Chicago, Illinois Request: Approval to enter into intergovernmental agreement Goods or Services: Cook County Justice Advisory Council will provide funding for One Summer Chicago Plus Program Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: September 12, 2013 to November 30, 2014 Fiscal Impact: $500,000.00 Accounts: 4991619 Summary/Notes: The intergovernmental agreement will be used to provide funding for youth employment, job mentoring, and life skills training opportunities for two (2) years during the summer of 2013, and will be provided during the summer of 2014 for at risk youth. Cook County seeks to collaborate with the City of Chicago to reduce violence and increase employment opportunities in an effort to help stabilize struggling communities.approve as amendedPass Action details Not available
13-1546 1 No Cash Bid Request Village of South HollandNo Cash Bid RequestTransmitting a Communication, dated September 4, 2013 from DEBORAH SIMS, Chairman, Finance Tax Delinquency Subcommittee Submitting a request from DONALD A. DeGRAFF, Mayor, Village of South Holland Re: No Cash Bid Request for the Village of South Holland The purpose of this letter is to inform you of the Village of South Holland’s desire to participate in the Cook County no-cash bid program. The Village is interested in acquiring: VILLAGE OF SOUTH HOLLAND VOLUME PROPERTY INDEX NUMBER 207 29-14-402-002-0000 1540 East 162nd Street, South Holland, described by Property Index Number 29-14-402-002-0000 (Volume 207). The property is delinquent in real estate taxes for two (2) or more years, pursuant to35 ILCS 200/21-90 and 200/21-260. Please accept our request to obtain this property. The Village plans to redevelop the property in order to expand its tax revenues. Currently, there is no Third Party Applicant. *Referred to the Tax Delinquency Subcommittee on 09/11/12.referPass Action details Not available
13-1545 1 No Cash Bid Request City of HarveyNo Cash Bid RequestTransmitting a Communication, dated September 4, 2013 from DEBORAH SIMS, Chairman, Finance Tax Delinquency Subcommittee Submitting a request from ERIC J. KELLOGG, Mayor, City of Harvey Re: No Cash Bid Request for the City of Harvey I am delighted to submit this letter of request for the City of Harvey’s interest in Cook County’s No Cash Bid Program to the Cook County Board of Commissioners. There are a total of 56 Parcels listed in our request and they are as follows: CITY OF HARVEY VOLUME PROPERTY INDEX NUMBER VOLUME PROPERTY INDEX NUMBER 198 29-07-304-037-0000 210 29-18-219-024-0000 198 29-07-304-055-0000 210 29-18-219-025-0000 198 29-07-305-043-0000 210 29-18-219-026-0000 198 29-07-313-035-0000 210 29-18-219-027-0000 209 29-17-209-007-0000 210 29-18-219-028-0000 209 29-17-211-012-0000 210 29-18-219-029-0000 209 29-17-211-013-0000 210 29-18-219-030-0000 209 29-17-211-014-0000 210 29-18-219-031-0000 209 29-17-211-018-0000 210 29-18-219-032-0000 209 29-17-211-022-0000 210 29-18-219-033-0000 209 29-17-211-038-0000 210 29-18-231-013-0000 209 29-17-2referPass Action details Not available
13-1552 1 AMENDMENT TO THE CODE OF ETHICAL CONDUCTOrdinance AmendmentSUBSTITUTE PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT Sponsored by LARRY SUFFREDIN, COOK COUNTY COMMISSIONER AN AMENDMENT TO THE CODE OF ETHICAL CONDUCT NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Part I, Chapter 2, Article VII, Division 2, Sections 2-583 and 2-585 of the Cook County Code, is hereby amended as follows: Sec. 2-583. Political activity. (a) No official, board or commission appointee or employee shall compel, coerce or intimidate any County official or employee to make or refrain from making any political contribution. No official, board or commission appointee shall directly solicit any political contribution from his or her employees, the spouses, domestic partners or civil union partners of or immediate family living with his or her employees. Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to prevent any official, board or commission appointee or employee from voluntarily making a contribution or from receiving a voluntary contribution, except as stated in this section. Board or commission appointees shall not make political contribureferPass Action details Not available
13-1584 1 RULES OF ORGANIZATION AND PROCEDURE CONCERNING THE CONFIRMATION OF PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTMENTSOrdinance AmendmentSUBSTITUTE PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT Sponsored by LARRY SUFFREDIN, COOK COUNTY COMMISSIONER AN AMENDMENT TO THE RULES OF ORGANIZATION AND PROCEDURE CONCERNING THE CONFIRMATION OF PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTMENTS NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Part I, Chapter 2, Article III, Division 2, Section 2-105(k) of the Cook County Code, is hereby amended as follows: … (k) Confirmation of presidential appointments. All appointments and reappointments of the President requiring the advice and consent of the Board shall be referred to the Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee upon the President's submission. The Committee shall promptly hold such hearings as it deems appropriate and shall, no later than 30 days after referral, report all such appointments to the Board with a recommendation for action. If the Committee has not made a timely report on any appointment, the appointment shall, at the next regular meeting of the Board following the expiration of such 30 days, be referred to the Board with "no recommendation" by threferPass Action details Not available
13-1359 2 Promoting Native Vegetation in PUDsOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT Title: Promoting Native Vegetation in PUDs WHEREAS, Cook County recognizes that a variety of landscapes add diversity and richness to the quality of life and there is an intrinsic value in the preservation, restoration and management of native plant habitat; and WHEREAS, Cook County also recognizes the practical value of native plants which provide a beautiful, hardy, drought resistant, low maintenance landscape while benefiting the environment; and WHEREAS, Native plants, once established, save time and money by eliminating or significantly reducing the need for fertilizers, pesticides, water and lawn maintenance equipment; and WHEREAS, Native plants produce long root systems that help hold soil in place and protect water quality by controlling soil erosion and moderating floods and droughts; and WHEREAS, Native plants provide shelter and food for wildlife attracting a variety of birds, butterflies, and other animals by providing diverse habitats and food sources while closely mowed lawns are of little use to most wildlife; and WHERapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1533 1 URGING THE ILLINOIS GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO CREATE STRICTER CRITERIA FOR WHO CAN SERVE AS A METRA BOARD DIRECTORResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A PROPOSED RESOLUTION URGING THE ILLINOIS GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO CREATE STRICTER CRITERIA FOR WHO CAN SERVE AS A METRA BOARD DIRECTOR Submitting a Proposed Resolution sponsored by JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI, County Commissioner PROPOSED RESOLUTION A PROPOSED RESOLUTION URGING THE ILLINOIS GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO CREATE STRICTER CRITERIA FOR WHO CAN SERVE AS A METRA BOARD DIRECTOR WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Rail Board (METRA) is responsible for overseeing a $713 million budget and operating one of the largest metropolitan rail systems in the country; and WHEREAS, recent scandals involving Alex Clifford’s separation agreement have rocked the METRA Board and caused the resignation of the METRA Board Chairman and several Directors; and WHEREAS, the METRA Board of Directors have a fiduciary duty to our taxpayers to ensure that the fiscal and operational health of METRA is sustainable; and WHEREAS, public confidence in the METRA Board of Directors is at an all-time low and therefore more accountability measures need to be instituted; and WHERreferPass Action details Not available
13-1521 2 Requests the Resignation of Suburban Cook County METRA DirectorsResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION REQUESTS RESIGNATION OF SUBURBAN COOK COUNTY METRA DIRECTORS WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Rail Board or METRA is tasked with running one of the largest metropolitan rail systems in the country; and WHEREAS, it is imperative that the METRA Board of Directors have the confidence of the public they serve to oversee the Chicago region’s commuter rail service; and WHEREAS, there are a number of serious problems regarding the board’s mishandling of important issues such as illicit influence and questionable contracts that undermines public confidence in the organization; and WHEREAS, a recent preliminary audit conducted by the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) into the Alex Clifford separation agreement states the “process was inadequate and not sufficiently documented” and the “settlement was not financially prudent”; and WHEREAS, METRA Board Directors failed to consider Employment Practices Liability insurance on any potential litigation or settlement, which would have provided coverage if a lawsuit was filed by Mr. Alex Clifford; and WHreferPass Action details Not available
13-1361 1 Containing Cost for Annuitant HealthcareResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Title: Containing Cost for Annuitant Healthcare Text: WHEREAS, the Cook County Annuity and Benefit Fund bears the majority of costs for providing healthcare to Cook County Annuitants; and WHEREAS, many pension funds around the State face the same problems with funding shortfalls; and WHEREAS, healthcare costs have risen at unprecedented rates adding to the Cook County Annuity and Benefit Fund’s further financial uncertainty with current estimates of the funds insolvency by 2038; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Annuity and Benefit Fund currently pays between 49-55% of retiree’s healthcare premiums and Cook County contributes 0%; and WHEREAS, other similar government agencies fund a large portion of their annuitants healthcare such as: Police 55%; Fire 55%, Municipal 55%, and the MWRD 75%; and WHEREAS, the Illinois State Statute does not require that healthcare be provided to annuitants; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Annuity and Benefit Fund has implemented many changes in annuitant’s healthcare plan to help control costs but more must be doneapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1613 2 State Officials and Employees Ethics Act ResolutionResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Urging the IL General Assembly to Amend Ethics Act WHEREAS, the Illinois General Assembly recently passed P.A. 098-0457 which amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act; and WHEREAS, the amendment adds members of a governmental entity appointed by a president or chairperson of a county board; and WHEREAS, the amendment left out the appointment of members to a governmental entity by members of a county board effectively excluding some members appointed by board members only; and WHEREAS, this omission of members appointed exclusively by board members was not the intention of the sponsor; and WHEREAS, after speaking to the sponsor of the amendment it was agreed that additional language was necessary to close this loophole; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Cook County Board of Commissioners does hereby urge the General Assembly to amend 5 ILCS 430/70-20 with the following language to rectify this omission: Sec. 70-20. Members appointed by a county. In addition to any other applicable requirement of law, any member of a goreferPass Action details Not available
13-1222 2 Finance Subcommittee on LaborCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Labor Committee Date: September 9, 2013approve as amendedPass Action details Not available
13-1223 2 Finance Subcommittee on LitigationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Committee Date: September 9, 2013approvePass Action details Not available
13-1493 2 Finance Subcommittee on Real Estate & Business & Economic DevelopmentCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Real Estate & Business & Economic Development Committee Date: September 11, 2013approve as amendedPass Action details Not available
13-1221 2 Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ CompensationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ Compensation Committee Date: September 9, 2013approve as amendedPass Action details Not available
13-1224 2 Rules and AdministrationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Rules and Administration Committee Date: September 11, 2013approvePass Action details Not available
13-1365 2 Finance CommitteeCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Committee Date: September 11, 2013approvePass Action details Not available
13-1369 2 Zoning and Building CommitteeCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Zoning and Building Committee Committee Date: September 11, 2013approvePass Action details Not available
13-1618 1 Finance Subcommittee on Real Estate and Business Economic DevelopmentCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Real Estate and Business Economic Development Committee Date: July 31, 2013approvePass Action details Not available
13-1571 2 Hospital BudgetHealth and Hospitals System Preliminary BudgetPROPOSED COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM PRELIMINARY BUDGET Department: Cook County Health and Hospitals System Summary: The Board of Directors of the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (“Health System Board”) respectfully requests approval of the Preliminary Budget of the Cook County Health and Hospitals System for Fiscal Year 2014 pursuant to the Cook County Ordinance Establishing the Cook County Health and Hospitals System, Section 38-83, Preliminary CCHHS Budget and Annual Appropriation Ordinance. The System Board received its Proposed Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 at the CCHHS Finance Committee Meeting held on August 16, 2013. The Health System Board conducted public hearings on its Proposed Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 on August 20, 21 and 23, 2013. Following these public hearings, the Health System Board considered and approved the Proposed Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 at the August 23, 2013 meeting of the Health System Board. Upon approval of its Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2014, the Health System promptly tapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1023 2 Leasing of Multi-Function Digital Photocopiers Devices on a Cost per Copy BasisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Bureau of Administration Vendor: Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc., Ramsey, New Jersey Request: Enter into and execute contract Good(s) or Service(s): Leasing of 325 multifunction photocopier on a cost per copy basis for 60 months Contract period: Contract period: November 2, 2013 through November 1, 2018 Fiscal Impact: $2,083,024.00 (FY 2013: $34,717.00; FY 2014: $416,604.00; FY 2015: $416,604.00; FY 2016: $416,604.00; FY 2017: $416,604.00; and FY 2018: $381,891.00) Accounts: 490-630 Account Contract Number(s): 1384-12815 Vendor meets Minority And Women’s Business Ordinance via: Direct and indirect participation Concurrences: The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: All County departments participate in the photocopier leasing program. The following offices will be receiving equipment from this contract: Chief Judge, Clerk of the Court, Sheriff, Forest Preserve, and various offices Under the President. All equipment will be capable of network printing, faxing, and scanning. CosapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1362 2 Sec. 909 2013 Grant AmendmentGrant Award AmendmentPROPOSED GRANT AWARD AMENDMENT Department: Environmental Control Grantee: Cook County Government Grantor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Region V Request: To accept a supplemental grant. Purpose: The grant funds the following activities: (1) Ambient air quality monitoring; (2) Inspection of pollution sources for violation of state and federal environmental laws; (3) Investigation of citizen complaints; (4) Inspection and regulation of gas stations, dry cleaners and other facilities; and (5) Submission of quarterly reports to the IEPA Supplemental Grant Amount: $585,247.00 Grant Period: October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2014.. Fiscal Impact: $$235,429.00 Accounts: 161-909 Date of Previous Board Authorization for Grant: November 1, 2012 Previous Grant Amount: $82,146.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any.approvePass Action details Not available
13-1321 2 Solid Waste and Recycling OrdinanceOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO ITEM 13-1321 AMENDING THE SOLID WASTE ARTICLE OF THE ENVIRONMENT CHAPTER OF THE COUNTY’S CODE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 30, Environment, Article VII., Solid Waste, Division 1, Sec. 30-776 - 30-781; Division 2, Sec. 30-801 through Sec. 30-804; Division 3, Sec. 30-822 through Sec. 30-831; and Division 4, Sec. 30-857 through Sec. 30-877 of the Cook County Code are hereby amended as follows: ARTICLE VII. - SOLID WASTE AND RECYCLING DIVISION 1. IN GENERAL Sec. 30-776. Short Title The Divisions noted in Article VII., shall be known, and may be cited as, and authorized under the Cook County Solid Waste and Recycling Ordinance. Sec. 30-777. Findings, purpose, intent and scope. The purpose of this article and the divisions herein is addressed in Sec. 30-2 of this Chapter. Sec. 30-778. Definitions. The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this article shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indireferPass Action details Not available
13-1530 3 CCLL / CBF Memorandum of AgreementInteragency AgreementPROPOSED INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT Department(s): Law Library (Administration) Other Part(ies): The Chicago Bar Foundation, Chicago, IL Request: Montell Davenport, Executive Law Librarian, requests authorization to enter into and execute a memorandum of agreement between the Cook County Law Library and The Chicago Bar Foundation to provide Self-Help Centers in the Law Library. Good(s) or Service(s): Self-Help Centers Agreement period: One year from date of execution Fiscal Impact: None) Accounts: N/A Agreement Number(s): N/A Summary/Notes: This agreement confirms the Law Library’s intent to provide access to justice for all individuals. This agreement will establish a partnership between The Chicago Bar Foundation and the Law Library that provides for self-help centers for those individuals that cannot afford legal representation. The Law Library will provide a designated space for self-help centers. The Chicago Bar Foundation will provide volunteers to staff the self-help centers.approvePass Action details Not available
13-1324 1 Transfer funds totaling $96,000.00 Medical Examiner’s Office.Transfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Medical Examiner Request: Approval of the Board of Commissioners to transfer funds totaling $96,000.00 from and to the accounts listed below, for the continued operation of the Medical Examiner’s Office. Reason: Biohazardous waste disposal is an everyday occurrence at the Medical Examiner, and it needs to be disposed of. Funds are needed for an armed security officer and an expert consultant for “NAME” accreditation. From Account(s): 259-235, $50,000.00; 259-353, $21,000.00; 259-367, $25,000.00; To Account(s) 259-215, $35,000.00; 259-222, $15,000.00; 259-260, 46,000.00; Total Amount of Transfer: $96,000.00 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 August 2, 2013 it became apparent that the receiving account would require an infusion of funds in order to meet FY13 obligations for biohazardous waste disposal. The balanapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1358 3 Gift of Hope, Itasca, IllinoisInteragency AgreementPROPOSED INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT Department(s): Cook County Medical Examiner Other Part(ies): Gift of Hope, Itasca, Illinois Request: requesting authorization for the Cook County Medical Examiner to enter into an agreement with Gift of Hope, Itasca, Illinois. Good(s) or Service(s): Organ and tissue donation Agreement period: September 12, 2013 through September 11, 2014. With three (3) one year renewals. Fiscal Impact: NONE Accounts: NONE Agreement Number(s): NONE Summary/Notes: Gift of Hope is a federally designated Organ Procurement Organization ("OPO"), is a member of the Organ Procurement Transplant Network ("OPTN"), is accredited by the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations ("AOPO") and is a tissue bank accredited by the American Association of Tissue Banks ("AATB"). The Gift of Hope requires deceased donors to support its organ and tissue procurement operations. Potential organ and tissue donors fall under the jurisdiction of the Cook County Medical Examiner (“CCME”).approvePass Action details Not available
13-1464 2 Contract Path Construction CompanyContract (Highway)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department(s): Department of Transportation and Highways Vendor: Path Construction Company Arlington Heights, Illinois Request: To enter into and execute contract Good(s) or Service(s): Requesting authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Contract No. 1355-12834 with Path Construction Company, Arlington Heights. Competitive bidding procedures were followed in accordance with the Count Procurement Ordinance. On July 31, 2013 three (3) bidders responded. After careful analysis of the bids, Path Construction Company was considered the most response and responsible bidder and recommended for award of contract. This contract consists of repair of the existing bridge including removal and replacement of existing expansion joints, deck slab repairs, cleaning and painting of structural steel, chain link fence repairs and steel handrail repairs and shall include engineering, traffic control and protection and other necessary highway appurtenances. The scope of work for this QC/QA improvadoptPass Action details Not available
13-1337 1 City of Chicago and the County of Cook, Touhy AvenueIntergovernmental Agreement (Highway)PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Department of Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): City of Chicago Request: Recommend for Approval Goods or Services: recommend for approval an Individual Project Agreement between the City of Chicago and the County of Cook, wherein the City will be the lead agency for design and construction of pedestrian facility safety enhancements along Touhy Avenue at Albany Avenue, Touhy Avenue at Francisco Avenue, and Touhy Avenue at Kedzie Avenue. The County will reimburse the City of Chicago for design engineering, contract construction and construction engineering costs. Location: Touhy Avenue at Albany Avenue Touhy Avenue at Francisco Avenue Touhy Avenue at Kedzie Avenue Section: Section: 13-A8730-02-SW County Board District: County Board District #13 County Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: N/A Fiscal Impact: $192,000.00 Accounts: 600-585approvePass Action details Not available
13-1403 1 Jurisdictional Transfer between the State of Illinois and Cook County to transfer jurisdiction of Crawford Avenue from Devon Avenue to Lincoln AvenueIntergovernmental Agreement (Highway)PROPOSED LOCAL AGENCY AGREEMENT FOR JURISDICTIONAL TRANSFER (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): State of Illinois Request: Approve Goods or Services: Local Agency State Agreement for Jurisdictional Transfer between the State of Illinois and Cook County to transfer jurisdiction of Crawford Avenue from Devon Avenue to Lincoln Avenue from the State to the County, to be identified as County Highway W43. Location: Crawford Avenue (Proposed County Highway W43) Devon Avenue to Lincoln Avenue in the Village of Lincolnwood Section: N/A Centerline Mileage: :0.43miles Agreement Period: N/A Agreement Number(s): N/A County Board District: 13 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Summary: respectfully submit to your Honorable Body and recommend for adoption, a Resolution with a Local Agency State Agreement for Jurisdictional Transfer between the State of Illinois and Cook County to transfer jurisdiction of Crawford Avenue from Devon Avenue to Lincoln Avenue from the State to the County, to be identiapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1385 1 Touhy Avenue at Kedzie Avenue in the City of Chicago.Improvement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Department of Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Request: What action are you requesting the Board to take? Project: respectfully submit to your Honorable Body and recommend for adoption, a resolution appropriating funds for the improvement of Touhy Avenue at Albany Avenue, Touhy Avenue at Francisco Avenue, and Touhy Avenue at Kedzie Avenue in the City of Chicago. This improvement, as proposed, shall consist of pedestrian facility safety enhancements and shall include the installation of ADA compliant sidewalk ramps, new crosswalk pavement markings, milling and resurfacing of the intersection pavement, drainage and utility structure adjustments, combination concrete curb and gutter replacement, landscaping, traffic control and protection, engineering and other necessary highway appurtenances. This appropriation reflects an obligation in conjunction with a forthcoming Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Chicago for the referenced location. LocationapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1395 1 108th Avenue - 163rd Place to 159th Street Crawford Avenue - 139th Street to Lincoln Lane (north of 135th St.) in the Villages of Orland Park, Crestwood and Robbins Unincorporated Orland TownshipImprovement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Request: Approve Project: This improvement, as proposed, will consist of remediation of isolated areas of deteriorated pavement and shall include overlay of the existing pavement using hot-mix asphalt materials, full depth asphalt patching, traffic control and protection, pavement markings, landscaping, engineering and other necessary highway appurtenances. Location: 108th Avenue - 163rd Place to 159th Street Crawford Avenue - 139th Street to Lincoln Lane (north of 135th St.) in the Villages of Orland Park, Crestwood and Robbins Unincorporated Orland Township Section: Section: 13-W4312-02-RS County Board District: County Board District #5, #6, and #17 Centerline Milage: 1.06 miles Fiscal Impact: $450,000.00) Accounts: 600-585approvePass Action details Not available
13-1397 1.Penny Road - New Sutton Road (IL 62) to Algonquin Road (IL 62)Improvement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Department of Transportation and Highways Project Type: Ex: Motor Fuel Tax Project Request: Approve Project: This improvement, as proposed, will consist of remediation/patching of isolated areas of deteriorated pavement and shall include milling and resurfacing the existing pavement using hot-mix asphalt materials, full depth asphalt patching as needed, traffic control and protection, pavement marking, removal and replacement of traffic signal detector loops, landscaping, engineering and other necessary highway appurtenances. Location: Bell Road - 131st Street to 115th Street 108th Avenue - 163rd Place to 159th Street Penny Road - New Sutton Road (IL 62) to Algonquin Road (IL 62) Crawford Avenue - 139th Street to Lincoln Lane 79th Street at County Line Road in the Villages of Burr Ridge, Crestwood, Lemont, Orland Park, South Barrington and Robbins Unincorporated Lemont and Orland Townships Section: 13-W1813-06-RS County Board District: County Board Districts #5, #6, #14 and #approvePass Action details Not available
13-1388 2 Maintenance Districts #1, #2, #3, #4 and #5)Resolution, Maintenance (Highway)PROPOSED RESOLUTION, MAINTENANCE (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Department of Transportation Request: Approve Type of Project: County Highway Maintenance Resolution Purchase of Roadway Salt Maintenance District(s): Maintenance Districts #1, #2, #3, #4 and #5) County Board District(s): County Board Districts: #1, 4, 5, 6, 9,11, 13-17 Fiscal Impact: $6,000,000.00 Account(s): from the Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-585 Account)approvePass Action details Not available
13-1373 1 West Bartlett Road- Spitzer Road to IL. Route 59; Munger/Naperville Road- DuPage County Line to West Bartlett in the Village of Bartlett, the City of Elgin and unincorporated Hanover TownshipChange in Plans and Extra Work (Highway)PROPOSED CHANGE IN PLANS AND EXTRA WORK (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Department of Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): N/A Action: Refer to Committee on Roads and Bridges Section: 00-B1003-05-RP Location: West Bartlett Road- Spitzer Road to IL. Route 59; Munger/Naperville Road- DuPage County Line to West Bartlett in the Village of Bartlett, the City of Elgin and unincorporated Hanover Township Board District: Cook County Board District #15 Good(s) or Service(s): The quantities as shown on the contract documents were estimated for bidding purposes only. This change represents the difference between the estimated quantities and actual field quantities of work performed with additional quantities for tree planting. Adjustment of Quantities Fiscal Impact: $10,800.00 (Addition). Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: (600-600 Account)referPass Action details Not available
13-1234 1 Schaumburg Road, Barrington Road to Roselle Road in the Villages of Hoffman Estates and SchaumburgChange in Plans and Extra Work (Highway)PROPOSED CHANGE IN PLANS AND EXTRA WORK Department: Department of Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): N/A Action: Refer to Roads and Bridge Committee Section: 12-A6607-04-RP Location: Schaumburg Road, Barrington Road to Roselle Road in the Villages of Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg Board District: #15 Good(s) or Service(s): The quantities as shown on the contract documents were estimated for bidding purposes only. This change represents the difference between the estimated quantities and actual field quantities of work performed with additional quantities required to repair the deteriorated centerline joint for both eastbound and westbound mainline pavement. Fiscal Impact: $325,600.00 Addition Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: 600-600 Legislative History: 9/11/13 Board of Commissioners referred to the Roads and Bridges Committee (Board Agenda Item #32)referPass Action details Not available
13-1377 2 Bartlett Road, Lake Street to Golf RoadChange in Plans and Extra Work (Highway)PROPOSED CHANGE IN PLANS AND EXTRA WORK Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): N/A Action: Refer to Committee Roads and Bridges Section: 11-V4738-02-RP Location: (Contract No.: 11-28-1860) Bartlett Road, Lake Street to Golf Road in the Villages of Bartlett, Hoffman Estates and Streamwood Board District: 15 Good(s) or Service(s): Adjustment of Quantities. The quantities as shown on the contract documents were estimated for bidding purposes only. This change represents the difference between the estimated quantities and actual field quantities with additional time required for engineer’s field office, which was used to complete punch list items, field measurements and calculation of final quantities Final. Fiscal Impact: $15,236.00 (Addition). Accounts: 600-600 Legislative History: 9/11/13 Board of Commissioners referred to the Roads and Bridges Committee (Board Agenda Item #32)referPass Action details Not available
13-1378 1 Joe Orr Road- Relocated, East of Stony Island Avenue to Torrence Avenue in the Village of Lynwood and Ford HeightsChange in Plans and Extra Work (Highway)PROPOSED CHANGE IN PLANS AND EXTRA WORK Department: Department of Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): N/A Action: Refer to Committee on Roads and Bridges Section: 09-B6736-03-RP; Federal Project. No.: M-9003 (741); Federal Job No.: C-91-184-11; County Contract No.: 11-28-160; IDOT Contract No.: 10217 Location: Joe Orr Road Relocated, east of Stony Island Avenue to Torrence Avenue in the Village of Lynwood and Ford Heights Board District: County Board District #6 Good(s) or Service(s): The quantities as shown on the contract documents were estimated for bidding purposes only. This change represents the difference between the estimated quantities and actual field quantities of work performed with new items to reflect a savings to the County due to the contractors use of Hot-Mix Asphalt mixes containing more recycled material, which is more economical to produce but still meets all QC/QA quality assurance criteria. Fiscal Impact: $10,088.81(Deduction). Accounts: 600-600 Legislative History: 9/11/13 Board of Commissioners referred to thereferPass Action details Not available
13-1381 1 Wentworth Avenue; Glenwood-Lansing Road to Ridge Road in the Village of Lansing in Bloom and Thornton TownshipsChange in Plans and Extra Work (Highway)PROPOSED CHANGE IN PLANS AND EXTRA WORK Department: Department of Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): N/A Action: Refer to Committee on Roads and Bridges Section: 95-W6606-01-RP Location: Wentworth Avenue, Glenwood-Lansing Road to Ridge Road in the Village of Lansing in Bloom and Thornton Townships. Board District: County Board District #6 Good(s) or Service(s): Adjustment of Quantities and New Items. The quantities as shown on the contract documents were estimated for bidding purposes only. This change represents the difference between the estimated quantities and actual field quantities of work performed with earth excavation to address conflict with existing utilities.New items were required to repair and relocate existing utilities due to conflicts. Fiscal Impact: $103,328.33(Addition) Accounts: 600-600 Legislative History: 9/11/13 Board of Commissioners referred to the Roads and Bridges committee (Board Agenda Item #32)referPass Action details Not available
13-1301 1 Group 3-2012, Euclid Avenue- Elmhurst Road (IL.-83) to Wolf Road, Euclid Avenue- over Illinois Route 53 in the Village of Mount Prospect, City of Prospect Heights, City of Rolling Meadows, Villages of Palatine and WheelingChange in Plans and Extra Work (Highway)PROPOSED CHANGE IN PLANS AND EXTRA WORK Department: Department of Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): N/A Action: Refer to Committee on Roads and Bridges Section: 11-A5916-06-RS Location: Group 3-2012. Euclid Avenue, Elmhurst Road (IL-83) to Wolf Road; and Euclid Avenue over Illinois Route 53 in the Cities of Prospect Heights and Rolling Meadows and the Villages of Mount Prospect, Palatine and Wheeling. Board District: County Board #14 & #17 Good(s) or Service(s): The quantities as shown on the contract documents were estimated for bidding purposes only. This change represents the difference between the estimated quantities and actual field quantities. New items, seeding & blanket and top soil were used in lieu of the originally proposed sodding, per field conditions. Fiscal Impact: $11,439.00 (Addition) Accounts: 600-600 Summary: Adjustment of Quantities and New Items. Legislative History: 9/11/13 Board of Commissioners referred to the Roads and Bridges Committee (Board Agenda Item #32)referPass Action details Not available
13-1391 1 Construction Progress Report June 30, 2013ReportREPORT Department: Department of Transportation and Highways Request: Receive and file Report Title: Construction Progress Report Report Period: June 30, 2013receive and filePass Action details Not available
13-1392 1 Construction Progress Report July 31, 2013ReportREPORT Department: Department of Transportation and Highways Request: Receive and file Report Title: Construction Progress Report Report Period: July 31, 2013receive and filePass Action details Not available
13-1599 1 Reduced Fee Permit Rolling KnollsReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Rolling Knolls Golf Course Request: Fee Waiver Good(s) or Service(s): N/A County District: 15 Permit Number: 130783 Property: 11N160 Rohrssen Rd., Elgin, IL Description: Demolition Work Township: Hanover Amount: $4,945.35 Percent Waived: 10% Amount Waived: $494.53 Fiscal Impact: $494.53 Account(s): N/A Summary: Reduction of fee for Governmental AgencyapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1608 1 Reduced Fee Permit Red Hot Picnic Brookfield ZooReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Brookfield Zoo Request: Fee Waiver Good(s) or Service(s): N/A County District: 16 Permit Number: 131186 Property: 3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, IL Description: Red Hot Picnic Tent Township: Proviso Amount: $840.00 Percent Waived: 10% Amount Waived: $84.00 Fiscal Impact: $84.00 Account(s): N/A Summary: Reduction of fee for Governmental Agency..endapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1609 1 Reduced Fee Permit Ralph's World Brookfield ZooReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Brookfield Zoo Request: Fee Waiver Good(s) or Service(s): N/A County District: 16 Permit Number: 131278 Property: 3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, IL Description: Ralph’s World Event Tent Township: Proviso Amount: $157.50 Percent Waived: 10% Amount Waived: $15.75 Fiscal Impact: $15.75 Account(s): N/A Summary: Reduction of fee for Governmental AgencyapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1612 1 Reduced Fee Permit Loyola University PET CTReduced 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: 131100 Property: 2160 So. First Ave., Maywood, IL Description: PET CT Scanner Renovation Project Township: Proviso Amount: $7,515.18 Percent Waived: 10% Amount Waived: $751.52 Fiscal Impact: $751.52 Account(s): N/A Summary: Non for Profit AgencyapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1610 1 Reduced Fee Permit Oak Forest DSHEMReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Oak Forest Hospital Property Request: Fee Waiver Good(s) or Service(s): N/A County District: 6 Permit Number: 130522 Property: 15900 So. Cicero Ave., Oak Forest, IL Description: Homeland Security Relocation Project Township: Bremen Amount: $175,390.83 Percent Waived: 10% Amount Waived: $17,539.08 Fiscal Impact: $17,539.08 Account(s): N/A Summary: Reduction of fee for Governmental AgencyapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1387 1 Cook County's Job Order Contract (JOC) ProgramContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Office of Capital Planning and Policy Vendor: Gordian Group, Chicago, Illinois Request: Approval to participate in the Cook County’s Job Order Contract program to complete the three (3) capital projects listed below. Good(s) or Service(s): Contract Agreement Contract period: N/A Fiscal Impact: $3,250,000.00 Accounts: 20000 County Physical Plant, 33000 Oak Forest Hospital Contract Number(s): N/A Vendor meets Minority And Women’s Business Ordinance via: Not applicable at this time. M/WBE participation will be determined upon award of projects. Concurrences: N/A Summary: The County has already completed a JOC competitive procurement process, and it has created the pool of general contractors to perform certain projects generally associated with maintenance, repairs, and routine work. Participating in the County’s existing JOC contract, would allow the County to enjoy the myriad cost savings achieved through volume purchases. The JOC program has an administrative component managed by the Gordian Group. The GordapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1372 2 Intergovernmental Agreement between the County of Cook and IMDCIntergovernmental AgreementTransmitting a Communication from JOHN COOKE, Director, Office of Capital Planning and Policy requesting approval and execution of an intergovernmental agreement between the County of Cook, a body politic and corporate of the State of Illinois, on behalf of the Office of Capital Planning and Policy (OCPP) and the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS), and the Illinois Medical District Commission (IMDC), a body politic and corporate and unit of local government of the State of Illinois. Per Article VII, Section 10 of the 1970 Illinois Constitution and the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act (5 ILCS 220/1 et seq.), and other applicable law, units of local government are permitted to cooperate with and support each other in exercise of their authority and the performance of their responsibilities. The purpose of the proposed Intergovernmental Agreement (“Agreement”) will be to allow the IMDC, OCPP and CCHHS to collaborate on redevelopment opportunities within the Illinois Medical District, to better account for existing and future needs of the County and CCHHS areferPass Action details Not available
13-1317 1 Holabird & Root, Chicago, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Office of Capital Planning & Policy Vendor: Holabird & Root, Chicago, Illinois Request: Approval to enter into and execute Contract #1323-12582 with Holabird & Root, Chicago, Illinois. The competitive bidding procedures were followed and in accordance with the Cook County Procurement ordinance. Holabird and Root was the lowest, responsive and responsible bidder and is recommended for award. Good(s) or Service(s): Architectural and Engineering Services Contract period: N/A Fiscal Impact: $549,189.99 Accounts: 20000 County Physical Plant Contract Number(s): 1323-12582 Vendor meets Minority And Women’s Business Ordinance via: Direct participation. Concurrences: The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: This project will provide a new home at South Campus Buildings 3 & 4 for the Cook County Sheriff’s Women’s Justice Programs located at the Department of Corrections Campus (DOC). It will consolidate the WJS program, currently housed in various locations throughout the DOC campus, making it a more efficieapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1318 1 Path Construction, Arlington Heights, IllinoisContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Capital Planning and Policy Vendor: Path Construction, Arlington Heights, Illinois Request: Board Approval for a Contract Amendment Good(s) or Service(s): A contingency fund for Contract No. 12-28-339R Contract period: N/A Fiscal Impact: $553,440.00 Original Contract Sum: $9,224,000.00 Total Changes to Date: 0.00 Adjusted Contract to Date: 0.00 Amount of this modification: $553,440.00 Adjusted Contract Sum: $9,777,440.00 Accounts: 20000 County Physical Plant Contract Number(s): 12-28-339R Vendor meets Minority And Women’s Business Ordinance via: Direct participation Concurrences: The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: These additional funds are necessary to complete the project and the County form any contract delays. To cover costs associated with the following issues; contaminated soil removal, additional parking lot scope, construction of temporary facilities, and discovered conditions.approvePass Action details Not available
13-1399 1 7040 N. Lawndale Building LLC Class 6bResolutionTransmitting a Communication, dated August 23, 2013 from HERMAN BREWER, Chief, Bureau of Economic Development respectfully submitting this Resolution regarding 7040 North Lawndale Building, LLC’s request for a Class 6b property tax incentive for special circumstances and substantial rehabilitation for an industrial building located at 5540 Meadowbrook Industrial Court, Rolling Meadows, Illinois. The applicant intends to lease over 33% of the property to ATS Sortimat USA, LLC for the manufacturing, warehousing and distribution of high quality custom assembly machinery. The remaining portion of the building will be leased to an industrial user. 7040 North Lawndale Building, LLC requests approval of the tax incentive based on the special circumstances that the property has been vacant for less than 24 months; there has been no purchase for value; and substantial rehabilitation will be completed under the Class 6b Ordinance. This Resolution is required so that the company can complete its application to the Assessor of Cook County. Submitting a Proposed Resolution sponsorereferPass Action details Not available
13-1407 1 Real Property Classification 8 for property located at 548 East 162nd Street, South HollandResolutionTransmitting a Communication, dated August 23, 2013 from HERMAN BREWER, Chief, Bureau of Economic Development respectfully submitting this Resolution regarding Brian J. Kamstra's request for a Class 8 property tax incentive for special circumstances and substantial rehabilitation for a commercial condominium unit located at 548 East 162nd Street, South Holland, Illinois. The applicant intends to purchase this unit and remodel the unit for use as a commercial retail store. Brian J. Kamstra requests approval of the tax incentive based on the special circumstances that the property has been vacant for less than 24 months; is being purchased for value; and substantial rehabilitation will be completed under the Class 8 Ordinance. The subject property’s location in Thornton Township helps qualify its eligibility for Class 8 as it is in one of the five pre-determined communities automatically eligible for Class 8. This Resolution is required so that the company can complete its application to the Assessor of Cook County. Submitting a Proposed Resolution sponsored by TONI PRECreferPass Action details Not available
13-1398 1 KTR Illinois, LLC Class 6bResolutionTransmitting a Communication, dated August 23, 2013 from HERMAN BREWER, Chief, Bureau of Economic Development respectfully submitting this Resolution regarding KTR Illinois, LLC’s request for a Class 6b property tax incentive for special circumstances and substantial rehabilitation for an industrial building located at 200 East Oakton Street, Des Plaines, Illinois. The applicant intends to lease the property to Motor Coach Industries (MCI) for the warehousing and distribution of its motor coaches and motor coach parts and supplies as well as service and maintenance of its motor coaches. KTR Illinois, LLC requests approval of the tax incentive based on the special circumstances that the property has been vacant for more than 24 months; there has been no purchase for value; and substantial rehabilitation will be completed under the Class 6b Ordinance. This Resolution is required so that the company can complete its application to the Assessor of Cook County. Submitting a Proposed Resolution sponsored by TONI PRECKWINKLE, President and ELIZABETH “LIZ” DOODY GORMAN, CoureferPass Action details Not available
13-1393 2 2XL Corporation or Assignee Class 6bResolutionTransmitting a Communication, dated August 23, 2012 from HERMAN BREWER, Chief, Bureau of Economic Development respectfully submitting this Resolution regarding 2XL Corporation or Assignee’s request for a Class 6b property tax incentive for special circumstances and substantial rehabilitation for an industrial building located at 7550 Industrial Drive, Forest Park, Illinois. The applicant intends to use the facility for the warehousing, manufacturing and distribution of wet wipes supplied to large facilities such as hotels, gyms and convention centers. 2XL Corporation or Assignee requests approval of the tax incentive based on the special circumstances that the property has been vacant for less than 24 months; has been purchased for value; and substantial rehabilitation will be completed under the Class 6b Ordinance. This Resolution is required so that the company can complete its application to the Assessor of Cook County. Submitting a Proposed Resolution sponsored by TONI PRECKWINKLE, President and JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI, County Commissioner PROPOSED RESOLUTION WreferPass Action details Not available
13-1218 3 Lease Agreement 4th Dist OfficeLease AgreementPROPOSED LEASE AGREEMENT Department: Real Estate Management Landlord: Landlord: Crown Commercial Real Estate & Development, LLC Tenant: Cook County (for 4th Commissioner District) Request: Approval of a Lease Agreement Good(s) or Service(s): District Office for Commissioner Stanley Moore Term: August 1, 2013 to November 30, 2014 Space Occupied/Land Use: 926 square feet License Fee: Rent: $1,500.00 per month /$18,000.00 annually Operating Expenses: Utilities separately metered and paid by Tenant Fiscal Impact: Approval of this item would commit Fiscal Year 2014 funds) Account(s): Rent: 084-660 Account Utilities: 084-429 AccountapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1229 1 69 W Shoe Shine Lease LL-18Lease Agreement AmendmentPROPOSED LEASE AMENDMENT Department: Real Estate Management Division Request: Approve a Fifth Amendment to Lease Landlord: County of Cook Tenant: Yong H. Park and Eun Young Shin, d/b/a/ Ace Shoe Clinic Location: 69 West Washington Lower Level Pedway, Suite LL-18 Term/Extension Period: September 1, 2013-August 31, 2014 Space Occupied: 299 square feet Monthly Rent: $398.67 / Annual $4,784.00 Fiscal Impact: “Revenue Generating” Accounts: General Fund/Revenue Business Unit 1809, Account 470052” Option to Renew: “N/A” Termination: By County under certain conditions. Utilities Included: In addition to base rent Tenant pays leasehold taxes for the premises plus $3.00 per sq. ft. annually for operating expenses. Summary/Notes: Tenant shall continue to use and occupy the premises as a retail shop, providing shoeshine and shoe repair services, sale of related goods, and key copying, and for no other use or purpose.approvePass Action details Not available
13-1310 1 69 W Barbershop Lease LL-12Lease Agreement AmendmentPROPOSED LEASE AMENDMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Approval of a Second Amendment to Lease Landlord: County of Cook Tenant: Angileri’s Barbershop, LTD Location: 69 W Washington, Lower Level Pedway, Suite LL-12 Term/Extension Period: October 1, 2013-September 30, 2018 Space Occupied: 856 square feet Monthly Rent: $1,389.57 / Annual $16,674.84 Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: Business Unit 4901618 / Account 540402 (490-472) Option to Renew: N/A Termination: N/A Utilities Included: In addition to rent, Tenant pays leasehold taxes for the premises plus $3.00 per sq. ft. annually for operating expenses. Summary/Notes: The business operation of Tenant is through a corporation; therefore the “Tenant” for purposes of the lease is amended to be the corporate entity. Tenant shall continue to use and occupy the Premises solely as a barbershop, hair salon and manicure shop, and for no other use or purpose.approvePass Action details Not available
13-1311 1 EL#438 Land Transfer to Forest Preserve DistrictResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Land Transfer from Cook County to Forest Preserve District WHEREAS, Cook County is a home rule unit of local government pursuant to Article VII, Section 6(a) of the 1970 Illinois Constitution, and as such may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and WHEREAS, the County owns certain property consisting of 4.814 acres of real estate located along Interstate Highway 80/94 from WB I-80 to NB I-394 (NE quadrant) at Volbrecht Road in Thornton Township, Cook County, Illinois, legally described on Exhibit A, commonly known as EL #438 (the “Real Estate”); and WHEREAS, the Real Estate is located adjacent to District holdings and is held by the County solely for highway purposes in accordance with applicable laws; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways has determined that the Real Estate is no longer necessary for highway purposes and can be conveyed to the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the “District”); and WHEREAS, the District is an Illinois Special District, anapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1187 1 Contract Rae Products and Chemicals,ContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Facilities Management Vendor: Rae Products and Chemicals, Alsip, Illinois Request: Contract Approval Good(s) or Service(s): Paint Accessories Contract period: October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2015 Fiscal Impact: $153,246.00 (FY2013 - $12,770.50 FY2014 - $76,623.00 FY2015 - $63,852.50) Accounts: 200-333 Contract Number(s): 1335-12763 Vendor meets Minority And Women’s Business Ordinance via: Direct and indirect participation. Concurrences: The Chief Procurement Officer concurs . Summary: These are paint accessories such as brush, handles, caulk, etc. for the purpose of painting County facilitiesapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1186 1 Contract Rae Products and ChemicalsContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Facilities Management Vendor: Rae Products and Chemicals, Alsip, Illinois Request: Enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Paint supplies Contract period: October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2015 Fiscal Impact: $350,642.65 (FY2013 - $29,220.22 FY2014 - $175,321.32 FY2015 - $146,101.11) Accounts: 200-333 Contract Number(s): 1335-12738 Vendor meets Minority And Women’s Business Ordinance via: Direct and indirect participation. Concurrences: The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: Paint supplies consist of various types of paint, such as enamel, latex, stain, etc.approvePass Action details Not available
13-1183 3 Contract Production Distribution CompaniesContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Facilities Management Vendor: Production Distribution Companies, Chicago, Illinois Request: Enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Lamp Supplies Contract period: October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2015. Twenty four months with three (3) one year renewal options. Fiscal Impact: $477,553.84 ( FY2013 - $39,796.14, FY2014 - $238,776.84, FY2015 - $198,980.86) Accounts: 200-333 Contract Number(s): 12-84-406 Vendor meets Minority And Women’s Business Ordinance via: Direct and indirect participation. Concurrences: The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: These are lamp supplies that are used to replace lamps throughout all County facilities.adoptPass Action details Not available
13-1185 2 Contract Tiles in StylesContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Facilities Management Vendor: Tiles in Styles, Naperville, Illinois Request: Contract approval Good(s) or Service(s): Ceiling tiles Contract period: October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2015 Fiscal Impact: $289,158.10 (FY2013 - $24,096.50 FY2014 - $144,579.00 FY2015 - $120,482.60) Accounts: 200-333 Contract Number(s): 13-45-057Rebid Vendor meets Minority And Women’s Business Ordinance via: Direct participation and a partial waiver. Concurrences: The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: Facilities Management is purchasing ceiling tiles which will be used to make ceiling repairs throughout all County FacilitiesapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1380 1 Contract Anchor Mechanical, Inc.ContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Facilities Management Vendor: Anchor Mechanical, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Contract approval Good(s) or Service(s): Annual Control Calibration and Combustion test Services Contract period: October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2016 Fiscal Impact: $395,400.00 (FY2013 - $21,966.66 FY2014 - $131,799.96 FY2015 - $131,799.96 FY2016 - $109,833.42) Accounts: 200-461 Contract Number(s): 13-53-058 Vendor meets Minority And Women’s Business Ordinance via: Direct participation Concurrences: The Chief Procurement Officer concurs.. Summary: These services are to test the calibration and combustion of machinery at various locations within Cook County lapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1390 1 Transfer of fundsTransfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Facilities Management Request: Transfer of funds Reason: This transfer is needed to replenish the institutional supplies, maintenance of facilities and household, laundry and cleaning accounts to allow Facilities Management to purchase items needed to repair and maintain facilities and equipment in various locations along with additional encumbrances of contractual obligations and encumbrances for new contracts From Account(s): 200-235, $300,000.00; To Account(s): 200-333, $300,000.00; Total Amount of Transfer: $300,000.00 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 July 16, 2013 is when it became apparent that all of the accounts mentioned above would need an infusion of funds because the balance of funds was insufficient to meet our needs for the remainder of the fiscal year. Balances on 7/16/2013 333- $270,994.00approvePass Action details Not available
13-1419 2 Human Resources Activity ReportsReportREPORT Department: Bureau of Human Resources Request: Receive and File Report Title: Human Resources Activity Reports for Pay Periods 13, 14, 15 and 16 Report Period: Pay Period 13 beginning June 2, 2013 and ending June 15, 2013, Pay Period 14 beginning June 16, 2013 and ending June 29, 2013, Pay Period 15 beginning June 30, 2013 and ending July 13, 2013 and Pay Period 16 beginning July 14, 2013 and ending July 27, 2013. Summary: These reports list all Human Resources activity for Grades 17 thru 24 including new hires, terminations (includes resignations), transfers and salary increases and identifies whether the position is Shakman exempt. As a point of note, data as indicated on this report reflects data as entered into the Financial Management Information System (FMIS) by the identified Bureau.receive and filePass Action details Not available
13-1639 1 Collective Bargaining AgreementResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Transmitting herewith a Collective Bargaining Agreement for the Metropolitan Alliance of Police representing the Sheriff’s Telecommunications, Vehicle Service and Electronic Monitoring employees for your consideration and approval. Proposed Resolution Approving Collective Bargaining Agreement WHEREAS, the Illinois Public Employee Labor Relations Act (5 ILCS 315/1 et seq.) has established regulations regarding collective bargaining with a union; and WHEREAS, a Collective Bargaining Agreement for the period of December 1, 2008 through November 30, 2012, effective the date of approval by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, has been negotiated between the County of Cook/Sheriff of CookCounty and the Metropolitan Alliance of Police representing the Sheriff’s Telecommunications, Vehicle Service and Electronic Monitoring employees; and WHEREAS, the general increases and wage adjustments have already been approved and are reflected in the Salary Schedule and are included in the Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiated between the County of Cook/referPass Action details Not available
13-1621 1 Cook County Defender Mitigation ProjectGrant Award AmendmentPROPOSED GRANT AWARD AMENDMENT PROPOSED INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT AMENDMENT Department(s): Office of the Cook County Public Defender Other Part(ies): Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, Chicago, IL Request: This extension will provide an additional 30 days of the Cook County Defender Mitigation Project. Requesting authorization to accept a grant extension from August 31, 2013 to September 30, 2013 Good(s) or Service(s): The authorization to accept the original grant was given on September 10, 2012 by the Cook County Board of Commissioners in the amount of $159,929.00 Agreement period: Original start date September 1, 2012 through August 31, 2013 Extension Period August 31, 2013 through September 30, 2013 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: Agreement Number(s): 809060 Summary/Notes: An additional 30 days is needed to complete grant deliverablesapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1436 1 Cook County Public Defender Mitigation ProjectInteragency Agreement AmendmentPROPOSED INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT AMENDMENT Department(s): Office of the Cook County Public Defender Other Part(ies): Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, Chicago, IL Request: This extension will provide an additional 30 days of the Cook County Defender Mitigation Project. Requesting authorization to accept a grant extension from August 31, 2013 to September 30, 2013t Good(s) or Service(s): The authorization to accept the original grant was given on September 10, 2012 by the Cook County Board of Commissioners in the amount of $159,929.00 Agreement period: Original start date September 1, 2012 through August 31, 2013 Extension Period August 31, 2013 through September 30, 2013 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: Agreement Number(s): 809060 Summary/Notes: An additional 30 days is needed to complete grant deliverableswithdraw  Action details Not available
13-1494 1 Transfer of FundsTransfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Sheriff of Cook County Request: Transfer of Funds Reason: Need to increase funding for Boarding and Lodging of Prisoners From Account(s): 211-260, $75,000.00; 211-449, $70,000.00; 236-298, $285,000.00; 239-260, $150,000.00; 239-320, $190,000.00; 239-333, $65,000.00; 239-449, $300,000.00 To Account(s): 239-230, $1,330,000.00 Total Amount of Transfer: $1,330,000.00 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? Became apparent on July 10, 2013 and the balance was $701,423.00. Balance on June 10, 2013 was $701,423.00. How was the account used for the source of transferred funds identified? List any other accounts that were also considered (but not used) as the source of the transferred funds. Accounts were identified by analyzing current balance and upcoming obligations. NONE Identify any projects, purchases, programapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1016 2 Tobacco Grant AwardGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Cook County Sheriff’s Office Grantee: Cook County Sheriff’s Police Department Grantor: Illinois Liquor Control Commission Request: To accept grant award Purpose: To reduce the illegal sale of tobacco products to minors Grant Amount: $9,900.00 Grant Period: August 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 . Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all the requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The Cook County Sheriff’s Police Department will contact each tobacco retailer within its jurisdiction, distribute the Illinois Liquor Control Commission’s Tobacco Retailer Kit and conduct compliance checks to ensure that the retailer is adhering to minimum-age tobacco laws. As such, the Tobacco Enforcement Program pairs both retail education and enforcement in order to reduce the illegal sale of tobacco products to minors.approvePass Action details Not available
13-1475 1 Intellectual Property Theft GrantGrant Award AmendmentPROPOSED GRANT AWARD AMENDMENT Department: Cook County Sheriff’s Office Grantee: Cook County Sheriff’s Police Grantor: United States Department of Justice Request: Approval of grant period extension. Purpose: Additional time to utilize the award amount to continue investigations involving the act of counterfeiting at retail establishments, mega malls, flea markets and trade shows. Supplemental Grant Amount: N/A Grant Period: Original grant period October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013. Extension period October 1, 2013through March 31, 2014. Fiscal Impact: None) Accounts: None - Grant Funded) Date of Board Authorization for Original Grant: November 14, 2012 Original Grant Amount: $213,300.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The goal of this grant is to protect health, safety and the economy from counterfeit goods and product piracy.approvePass Action details Not available
13-1478 1 Enter into Contract Pest ControlContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Cook County Sheriff’s Office, Cook County Department of Facilities Management, Cook County Juvenile Detention Center Vendor: Quality & Excellence, Inc., Calumet City, Illinois Request: Enter into and execute contract Good(s) or Service(s): Pest Control services Contract period: December 4, 2013 through December 3, 2015 Fiscal Impact: (239-235 Account) Estimated Fiscal Impact: $404,134.00 (FY 2014: $202,067.00; FY 2015: $202,067.00 (440-235 Account) Estimated Fiscal Impact: $21,200.00 FY 2014: $10,600.00; FY 2015: $10,600.00 (200-235 Account) Estimated Fiscal Impact: $105,440.00 (FY 2014: $52,720.00; FY 2015: $52,720.00 Accounts: SEE ABOVE) Contract Number(s): 12-45-296 Vendor meets Minority And Women’s Business Ordinance via: Direct participation. Concurrences: The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: Competitive bidding procedures were followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. On March 27, 2013 bids were solicited for Contract No. 12-45-296 for pest control at the DepartmapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1376 3 WestCare Foundation Extension and IncreaseContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Cook County Department of Corrections Vendor: WestCare Foundation, Inc., Las Vegas, Nevada Request: Extension and Increase Good(s) or Service(s): substance abuse treatment services at the Cook County Department of Corrections Contract Period: January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2012 Contract Period Extension: October 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013 Board Approved Amount: 11-04-09 $1,844,401.00 Increased Amount(s): $140,000.00 (approved by Chief Procurement Officer), 3-20-2013 - $350,000.00 And this increase requested $165,000.00) Adjusted Amount: $2,499,401.00 Reason: To allow sufficient time for the review, recommendation and award of the contract. Fiscal Impact: $165,000.00 Accounts: 239-298 Contract Number(s): 09-41-321 Vendor meets Minority And Women’s Business Ordinance via: DO NOT PUT TEXT HERE. FOR CONTRACT COMPLIANCE USE ONLY Concurrences: DO NOT PUT TEXT HERE. FOR ATS REVIEW USE ONLY DO NOT PUT TEXT HERE. FOR ATS REVIEW USE ONLY DO NOT PUT TEXT HERE. FOR ATS REVapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1215 2 SA/DVGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantee: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantor: Illinois Attorney General’s Office Request: Grant Renewal Approval Purpose: This grant will partially fund one Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Victim Specialist within our Victim Witness Assistance Program for the period of one year. Grant Amount: $19,700.00 Grant Period: July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 Fiscal Impact: $ 72,079.00 Accounts: $49,308.09-(250-110); $22,770.91-(250-170-179) Previous Date of Board Authorization for Grant: September 10, 2012 Previous Grant Amount: $17,100.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: This Specialist provides services to victims of both domestic violence and sexual assault whose cases are assigned to the First Municipal Courthouse located at 555 West Harrison in Chicago.approvePass Action details Not available
13-1354 1 AG Child Abuse Sexual SpecialistGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: Cook County States’ Attorney’s Office Grantee: Cook County States’ Attorney’s Office Grantor: Illinois Attorney General Request: Grant Award Renewal Purpose: This grant will provide partial funding for our Child Sexual Abuse Program? Grant Amount: $16,900.00 Grant Period: July 1,2013 through June 30, 2014. Fiscal Impact: $4,890.00) Accounts: 250-818) Previous Date of Board Authorization for Grant: September 10,2012 Previous Grant Amount: $14,660.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: This grant will provide continued partial funding for our Child Sexual Abuse Specialist Program that is jointly funded by the Illinois Attorney General’ s Office and the Department of Children and Family Services. The one, full- time Child Sexual Abuse Specialist funded by this grant focuses on providing victim services including crisis intervention with victims and families and families of victims, identifying approvePass Action details Not available
13-1357 1 DCFS Child Sexual Abuse SpecialistGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantee: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantor: Department of Children and Family Services Request: Grant Award Renewal Approval Purpose: This grant will provide continued partial funding for our Child Sexual Abuse Program that is jointly funded by the Illinois Attorney General’s Office Grant Amount: $37,932.00 Grant Period: July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 Fiscal Impact: $36,772.00 Accounts: 250-818 Previous Date of Board Authorization for Grant: July 24, 2012. Previous Grant Amount: $37,932.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The one, full-time Child Sexual Abuse Specialist funded by this grant focuses on providing victim services including crisis intervention with victims and families of victims, identifying and making referrals for immediate and long-term counseling services, monitoring and coordinating services for children who are wards approvePass Action details Not available
13-1386 1 transfer funds totaling $90,000.00Transfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Office of the State’s Attorney Request: requesting approval by the Board of Commissioners to transfer funds totaling $90,000.00 from and to the accounts listed below. Reason: This transfer of funds, which represents less than one-tenth of one percent of our 2013 budget, should be sufficient to fulfill our obligations for the remainder of the fiscal year for three accounts with projected shortages. These accounts are: 225 Postage, where we have seen an increase in certified mailings; 388 Computer Supplies, mainly due to the high number of CD and DVD storage disks for video interrogations and the related discoveries, as well as the increasing cost of printer toner; and 444 Maintenance of Autos, where the expiration of warrantees on a large portion of our fleet has resulted in repair costs slightly higher than anticipated. From Account(s): 250-353, $15,000.00; 250-441, $50,000.00; 250-445, $25,000.00 To Account(s): 250-225, $20,000.00; 250-388, $30,000.00; 250-444, $40,000.00 Total Amount of Transfer: $90,000.00 On what daapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1401 1 transfer funds totaling $50,000.00Transfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Office of the State’s Attorney Request: requesting approval by the Board of Commissioners to transfer funds totaling $50,000.00 from and to the accounts listed below. Reason: Account 246 is used to pay for subpoenaed documents required for trial, primarily medical and bank records. We have recently experienced a significant increase in bills for hospital records of the victims in criminal cases, particularly in our Juvenile Justice Bureau, where every case of alleged abuse or neglect of a minor requires the acquisition of full medical records, often including xrays. From Account(s): 562-186, $20,000.00; 562-190, $10,000.00; 562-264, $20,000.00 To Account(s): 562-246, $50,000.00 Total Amount of Transfer: $50,000.00 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? This account was not originally funded. How was the account used approvePass Action details Not available
13-1426 1 Diane Korus v. Cook CountyLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Referral to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Diane Korus v. Cook County Case Number: 13 C 726 Notes: N/AreferPass Action details Not available
13-1430 1 Leatrice Lumpkin v. Cook County Public Defender’s Office, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Referral to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Leatrice Lumpkin v. Cook County Public Defender’s Office, et al., Case Number: 12 C 5889 Notes: N/AreferPass Action details Not available
13-1439 1 James Shannon v. Cook County Clerk’s OfficeLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Referral to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: James Shannon v. Cook County Clerk’s Office Case Number: 12 C 7539referPass Action details Not available
13-1444 1 Stephen Vivado v. Sheriff’s Office, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Stephen Vivado v. Sheriff’s Office, et al., Case Number: 11 C 9014referPass Action details Not available
13-1445 1 Brenda Williams v. Stroger HospitalLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Brenda Williams v. Stroger Hospital Case Number: 2012 CA 0467referPass Action details Not available
13-1448 1 Monzura Porche v. Officer HerreraLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Monzura Porche v. Officer Herrera Case Number: 12 C 7623referPass Action details Not available
13-1450 1 Cheryl Anderson v. Office of the Chief JudgeLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Capital Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Cheryl Anderson v. Office of the Chief Judge Case Number: 12-C-627referPass Action details Not available
13-1453 1 Carmen Carothers v. Office of the Chief JudgeLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Carmen Carothers v. Office of the Chief Judge Case Number: 12 C 6620referPass Action details Not available
13-1455 1 Shenea Kirklin v. Office of the Chief JudgeLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Shenea Kirklin v. Office of the Chief Judge Case Number: 12 C 6328referPass Action details Not available
13-1457 1 Benny Eberhardt v. Dorothy BrownLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Benny Eberhardt v. Dorothy Brown Case Number: 11 C 8877referPass Action details Not available
13-1458 1 Rickey Flournoy II v. Sheriff’s OfficeLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Rickey Flournoy II v. Sheriff’s Office Case Number: 2011 CF 3360referPass Action details Not available
13-1460 1 Lubertha Harris v. Sheriff’s OfficeLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Lubertha Harris v. Sheriff’s Office Case Number: 11 L 14112referPass Action details Not available
13-1461 1 Denise Luster-Malone v. Cook CountyLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Denise Luster-Malone v. Cook County Case Number: 11 C 9227referPass Action details Not available
13-1463 1 Rakhal Shelton v. Cook County Health HospitalsLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Rakhal Shelton v. Cook County Health Hospitals Systems Case Number: L-CA-11-062referPass Action details Not available
13-1466 1 Woodard v. City of Chicago, et alLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Woodard v. City of Chicago, et al., Case Number: 13 CV 4463referPass Action details Not available
13-1467 1 Greene, Jones, and Santoyo v. Cook County Sheriff’s OfficeLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Green, Jones, and Santoyo v. Cook County Sheriff’s Office Case Number: 12 CV 8763referPass Action details Not available
13-1470 1 Sandra Washington v. Cook CountyLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Sandra Washington v. Cook County Case Number: 12 CV 4050referPass Action details Not available
13-1472 1 Roger Clinton v. Thomas DartLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Roger Clinton v. Thomas Dart Case Number: 13 CH 14085referPass Action details Not available
13-1473 1 Dionne Santos-Means v. Sheriff Thomas DartLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Dionne Santos-Means v. Sheriff Thomas Dart Case Number: 12 C 8804referPass Action details Not available
13-1474 1 Percy Taylor v. Sheriff Thomas DartLitigation Pending Percy Taylor v. Sheriff Thomas DartreferPass Action details Not available
13-1476 1 Philisha Fields and Helen Chandler v. Cook CountyLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Philisha Fields and Helen Chandler v. Cook County Case Number: 12 L 13622 Notes: N/AreferPass Action details Not available
13-1480 1 Monica Eisen v. Cook County Highway DepartmentLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Monica Eisen v. Cook County Highway Department Case Number: 2010 E 019 Notes: N/AreferPass Action details Not available
13-1482 1 Everette Robinson v. Correctional Officer Appleberry, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Everette Robinson v. Correctional Officer Appleberry, et al., Case Number: 13 C 1006 Notes: N/AreferPass Action details Not available
13-1483 1 Evans 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 Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Evans v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 C 4200 Notes: N/AreferPass Action details Not available
13-1484 1 Luke Hatzipetros v. Sheriff’s OfficeLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and or the Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Luke Hatzipetros v. Sheriff’s Office Case Number: 13 CV 585 Notes: N/AreferPass Action details Not available
13-1338 1 Envelope ConnectionContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Treasurer Vendor: Envelope Connection Request: Enter into and execute contract Good(s) or Service(s): Printing and Mailing of Certified Notices of Tax Delinquencies, for tax years 2012 and 2013 Contract period: September 11, 2013 through September 10, 2015 Fiscal Impact: $178,560.00 (Fiscal Year 2014 and 2015 Funds) Accounts: 534-240 Account Contract Number(s): 1335-12565 Vendor meets Minority And Women’s Business Ordinance via: Direct participation. Concurrences: The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: Printing and Mailing of Certified Notices of Tax Delinquencies, for tax years 2012 and 2013.approvePass Action details Not available
13-1320 1 Contract JJ Collins Sonstax bill paper, envelopes, brochures, folding and inserting for the billing and collection of tax year 2013 and 2014 property taxesContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Treasurer Vendor: JJ Collins Sons, Inc. Woodridge, Illinois Request: Enter into and execute contract Good(s) or Service(s): Purchase of tax bill paper, envelopes, brochures, folding and inserting for the billing and collection of tax year 2013 and 2014 property taxes Contract period: September 11, 2013 through September 10, 2015 with two one year renewal options Fiscal Impact: $875,642.60 (Fiscal Year 2014 and 2015 funds) Accounts: 534-240 Contract Number(s): 13-45-12444 Vendor meets Minority And Women’s Business Ordinance via: Direct participation. Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: Purchase of tax bill paper, envelopes, brochures, folding and inserting for the billing and collection of tax year 2013 property taxes, payable in Fiscal Year 2014 and for tax year 2014 property taxes, payable in Fiscal Year 2015, with two one year options to renew.approvePass Action details Not available
13-1618 1 Finance Subcommittee on Real Estate and Business Economic DevelopmentCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Real Estate and Business Economic Development Committee Date: July 31, 2013   Action details Not available
13-1613 2 State Officials and Employees Ethics Act ResolutionResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Urging the IL General Assembly to Amend Ethics Act WHEREAS, the Illinois General Assembly recently passed P.A. 098-0457 which amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act; and WHEREAS, the amendment adds members of a governmental entity appointed by a president or chairperson of a county board; and WHEREAS, the amendment left out the appointment of members to a governmental entity by members of a county board effectively excluding some members appointed by board members only; and WHEREAS, this omission of members appointed exclusively by board members was not the intention of the sponsor; and WHEREAS, after speaking to the sponsor of the amendment it was agreed that additional language was necessary to close this loophole; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Cook County Board of Commissioners does hereby urge the General Assembly to amend 5 ILCS 430/70-20 with the following language to rectify this omission: Sec. 70-20. Members appointed by a county. In addition to any other applicable requirement of law, any member of a go   Action details Not available
13-1639 1 Collective Bargaining AgreementResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Transmitting herewith a Collective Bargaining Agreement for the Metropolitan Alliance of Police representing the Sheriff’s Telecommunications, Vehicle Service and Electronic Monitoring employees for your consideration and approval. Proposed Resolution Approving Collective Bargaining Agreement WHEREAS, the Illinois Public Employee Labor Relations Act (5 ILCS 315/1 et seq.) has established regulations regarding collective bargaining with a union; and WHEREAS, a Collective Bargaining Agreement for the period of December 1, 2008 through November 30, 2012, effective the date of approval by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, has been negotiated between the County of Cook/Sheriff of CookCounty and the Metropolitan Alliance of Police representing the Sheriff’s Telecommunications, Vehicle Service and Electronic Monitoring employees; and WHEREAS, the general increases and wage adjustments have already been approved and are reflected in the Salary Schedule and are included in the Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiated between the County of Cook/   Action details Not available
13-1622 1 OIIG Ordinance AmendmentOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AN AMENDMENT TO THE INDEPENDENT INSPECTOR GENERAL ORDINANCE WHEREAS, Chapter 2 Administration, Article IV Officers and Employees, Division 5 Inspector General, Section 2-286 of the Cook County Code authorizes the Independent Inspector General to issue subpoenas to request documents or testimony related to an authorized investigation; and WHEREAS, the Independent Inspector General from time to time is required to enforce such subpoenas, through the State’s Attorney of Cook County, requesting court enforcement thereof; and WHEREAS, it has been asserted that no such enforcement authority is explicitly included in Section 2-286 and therefore does not exist; and WHEREAS, this Board desires to clarify its intention in this regard and ensure that the Independent Inspector General has the legal authority to seek enforcement of such subpoenas by including explicit enforcement powers in this Ordinance Amendment. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Chapter 2 Administration, Article IV Officers and Employees,   Action details Not available
13-1621 1 Cook County Defender Mitigation ProjectGrant Award AmendmentPROPOSED GRANT AWARD AMENDMENT PROPOSED INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT AMENDMENT Department(s): Office of the Cook County Public Defender Other Part(ies): Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, Chicago, IL Request: This extension will provide an additional 30 days of the Cook County Defender Mitigation Project. Requesting authorization to accept a grant extension from August 31, 2013 to September 30, 2013 Good(s) or Service(s): The authorization to accept the original grant was given on September 10, 2012 by the Cook County Board of Commissioners in the amount of $159,929.00 Agreement period: Original start date September 1, 2012 through August 31, 2013 Extension Period August 31, 2013 through September 30, 2013 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: Agreement Number(s): 809060 Summary/Notes: An additional 30 days is needed to complete grant deliverables   Action details Not available