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Meeting Name: Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/23/2013 10:45 AM Minutes status: Final-revised  
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: NewItemsAgenda 102313.pdf, SecondNewItemsAgenda 102313.pdf, ThirdNewItemsAgenda 102313.pdf, Errata 10-23-13.pdf, Fourth New Items Agenda 102313.pdf, Errata 2 10-2-13.pdf, Consent Calendar Agenda 10-23-13.pdf, Second Consent Agenda 10-23-13.pdf, zb10-23-13.pdf, rules10-23-13.pdf, fin10-23-13.pdf, re10-23-13.pdf, Technology 101013.pdf
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13-1892 1 Veterans Day Resolution Veterans Day ResolutionConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN RECOGNITION OF VETERANS DAY 2013 WHEREAS, Veterans Day, formerly known as Armistice Day, was originally set as a U.S. legal holiday to honor the end of World War I, which officially took place on November 11, 1918. In legislation that was passed in 1938, November 11 was “dedicated to the cause of world peace and to be hereafter celebrated and known as Armistice Day”. In 1954 after having gone through WWII and the Korean War at the urging of Veterans Organizations the 1938 Act was amended by striking out the word “Armistice” and inserting the word “Veterans”; and WHEREAS, from the Revolutionary War to the present day, the contributions made to the United States of America by her citizen soldiers, sailors and airmen who stand in our place to defend the freedoms we enjoy cannot be calculated; and WHEREAS, the County of Cook having the largest veteran population in this state with 260,000 veterans; and WHEREAS, the County of Cook has always honored the immeasurable wartime and peacetime contributions and the sacrifice of the men and women of theapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1927 1 IN MEMORY OF JEAN ROLFING CLELANDConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF JEAN ROLFING CLELAND WHEREAS, Jean Rolfing Cleland, a woman whose life was devoted to social justice, family, and faith, died September 19 in her Wilmette home; and WHEREAS, For nearly five decades, the citizens of Cook County were the beneficiary of the tireless efforts of Jean Cleland. She was an indefatigable advocate for affordable housing and social justice; and WHEREAS, Jean Cleland’s remarkable contributions to the County of Cook resulted in her being honored with the 2005 Unsung Heroine Award for Illinois' 13th District from the Cook County Commission on Women's Issues; and WHEREAS, Mrs. Cleland graduated from Northwestern University in 1944 with a bachelor's degree in English, and a year later was married, settling in Wilmette in 1950 with her husband, Robert; and WHEREAS, A passionate crusader for fair and affordable housing, Jean Cleland was a founder in the 1950s and '60s of the Wilmette Human Relations Committee and the North Shore Summer Project, an organization that worked to end housing discrimination; and WHEREAS, JapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1928 1 In Memory of the Honorable Sharon Eckersall, Evanston Township Assessor ElectConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF THE HONORABLE SHARON ECKERSALL EVANSTON TOWNSHIP ASSESSOR ELECT WHEREAS, Sharon Eckersall was a dedicated and hard-working public servant having served as Evanston Township Assessor, she worked hard to provide assistance to countless residents of Cook County; and WHEREAS, as Township Assessor, Eckersall delivered services equitably, professionally and with the highest degree of integrity; and WHEREAS, Ms. Eckersall passed away suddenly on September 11, 2013; and WHEREAS, Ms. Eckersall previously served several terms as Evanston Township assessor and was elected in January to another term; and WHEREAS, Sharon Eckersall was a dedicated animal lover who had a soft spot for and was a foster parent to many golden retrievers; and WHEREAS, Ms. Eckersall, according to her eulogist the Rev. Debra Bullock, "marched to the beat of her own drum and always stood up for what she believed in, even if it was not popular.”; and WHEREAS, she was a beloved mother and devoted sister, and is survived by daughter, Keri Eckersall-Mendez, brother, ArapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1931 1 Lead Poisoning Prevention Week ResolutionConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION DECLARING OCTOBER 20-26, 2013 CHILDHOOD LEAD POISONING PREVENTION WEEK IN COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, lead poisoning is a preventable environmental and health problem for the children, families, and pregnant women in Cook County; and WHEREAS, children under the age of 6 are most at risk for lead poisoning; and WHEREAS, lead poisoning can cause permanent brain damage, shortened attention span, hyperactivity, and learning disabilities, and other developmental problems for children; and WHEREAS, homes built before 1978 constitute nearly eighty percent of Cook County’s housing stock and may be at risk of lead poisoning; and WHEREAS, Illinois passed the Lead Poisoning Prevention Act in 1973 to set mandatory screening and reporting requirements; and WHEREAS, we strive to have a coordinated system that fosters environmentally safe and healthy homes throughout Suburban Cook County , where capacity is built to maximize resources and is supported by a network of partners that advocates for policy change; and WHEREAS, we observe National Lead Poisoning PapprovePass Action details Not available
13-2004 1 In Memory of Margo ButlerConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF MARGURITE “MARGO” BUTLER WHEREAS, Margo Butler lived a rich and fulfilled life of devotion to community, family and faith. She was a strong community leader and activist founding Evanston Area Black Catholics as well as being a dedicated and enduring force in the Office for Black Catholics of the Archdiocese of Chicago. Margo Butler died October 5 at 79; and WHEREAS, Margo Butler was passionate about her church, she founded the Evanston Area Black Catholics [EABC] in 1998, bringing together black Catholics from North Shore communities to ensure African-American culture was melded into the Catholic experience; and WHEREAS, Ms. Butler’s hard work and devotion were singled out for distinction. The Office for Black Catholics of the Archdiocese of Chicago presented Ms. Butler the Father Augustus Tolton St. Nicholas Parish Award in 1999 for outstanding service and contributions to the black Catholic community of Metropolitan Chicago; and WHEREAS, Margo Butler also received the Sister Thea Bowman Award from the Holy Angels Knights of StapprovePass Action details Not available
13-2005 1 In Memory of the Honorable Maxine Lange and Dr. Charles F. LangeConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF THE HONORABLE MAXINE LANGE AND DR. CHARLES F. LANGE WHEREAS, Maxine Lange, longtime community leader, activist and former Evanston Alderman from the 9th ward, died on October 8, 2013 at the age of 81, her devoted husband Dr. Charles F. Lange died six days later on October 14; and WHEREAS, Maxine and Charles met when they were attending Roosevelt University in Chicago. From that moment forward the two were rarely apart. They married in 1953, and a year later moved to New Jersey, where Charles was stationed after being drafted into the Army. Afterward the couple settled in Evanston where they raised their children, Beth Lange, Amy (Jane Newman) Lange and Robert (Marcy) Lange; and became the proud grandparents of Noam, Rueben, Tatiana, Alexander and Eleanor; and WHEREAS, Maxine and Charles Lange were staunch and hardworking advocates of fair housing and school integration. It was commitment to those and other values that inspired Maxine to run for the 9th ward aldermanic post in Evanston in the early 1970s, Charles was her strongest and moapprovePass Action details Not available
13-2012 1 A RESOLUTION CELEBRATING THE HISTORY OF INA’S KITCHENConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION CELEBRATING THE HISTORY OF INA’S KITCHEN WHEREAS, In 1991 Ina Pinkney opened INA’s Kitchen serving breakfast and lunch in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood; and WHEREAS, The demand for INA’s menu became so grand that Ms. Pinkney expanded her business to INA’s in Chicago’s West Loop Market District; and WHEREAS, INA’s quickly became Chicago’s premiere brunch destination; and WHEREAS, Throughout her career as Chef/Owner of INA’s Ms. Pinkney was also sought for her expertise as a Chef to develop recipes for publications and corporations such as The World Book Encyclopedia Christmas Around The World , Quaker Oats, and the North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission to name a few. Her recipes have been syndicated globally and featured in many cookbooks; and WHEREAS, Ms. Pinkney’s talents expanded well beyond that of a successful restaurateur. She has appeared several times on the Food Network as a guest on SWEET DREAMS with Gale Gand and on THE BEST OF. She may often be seen as a guest on local news and cable TV and appeared in a national QuapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-2037 1 10-23-13 Rob Roy Resolution (consent calendar)Consent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION In Memory of Robert Roy, Jr. WHEREAS, Robert Roy, Jr., longtime criminal defender and legal services provider, passed away on October 14, 2013; and WHEREAS, Robert Roy, Jr. was a veteran who after law school devoted himself to the delivery legal services to low income individuals and families; and WHEREAS, Robert Roy, Jr. was an innovator in the delivery of “integrated legal and social work services” for those facing criminal charges; and WHEREAS, Robert Roy Jr. was initially, from 1976-1979, an attorney with the Criminal Defense Consortium of Cook County, a progressive legal service project that provided fully funded legal criminal defense services in a holistic manner; and WHEREAS, Robert Roy, Jr. was hired by the city of Evanston in 1979 to create the Evanston Defender Project to provide legal defense services for Evanston Youth and their families; and WHEREAS, Robert Roy, Jr. as the director of the Evanston Defender Project, he designed the national model for legal delivery services to clients; and WHEREAS, Robert Roy, Jr. in 1981 incapprovePass Action details Not available
13-2041 1 IN MEMORY OF DONALD ECKLUNDConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF DONALD ECKLUND WHEREAS Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Donald Ecklund from our midst on October 17, 2013, after 80 years of a blessed life, and WHEREAS Donald Ecklund was the loving husband of Lorraine (nee Conley), and WHEREAS Donald Ecklund was the beloved father of Jill Ecklund, Barry (Kathleen) Ecklund, and WHEREAS Donald Ecklund was the cherished "Papa" of Madeline and Emily Ecklund, and WHEREAS Donald Ecklund was the dear brother of the late Marie (late Bill), the late Marjorie (late Mel), the late John (Martha) and the late William, and WHEREAS Donald Ecklund was the fond brother-in-law of the late Sharon (Fritz) Pruzina; uncle to many nieces and nephews, and WHEREAS Donald Ecklund was the son of the late Al and Marie Ecklund; dear cousin to Ginger (Rich) Houlihan; and a dear friend to Jack Schaller, and WHEREAS Donald Ecklund proudly upheld his oath to protect and serve the citizens of Chicago as a Chicago Police Officer for 44 years, and WHEREAS Donald Ecklund was a 50 year member of the approvePass Action details Not available
13-2042 1 IN MEMORY OF GRACE S. GUSICHConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF GRACE S. GUSICH WHEREAS Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Grace S. Gusich from our midst, and WHEREAS Grace S. Gusich (nee Jauregui) was the beloved wife of Walter Z. "Wally" Gusich, and WHEREAS Grace S. Gusich dear mother of Cynthia (Ronald) Ragazinskas, Mark, and Gregory (Maria), and WHEREAS Grace S. Gusich was the fond grandmother of Theresa, Dana, Juliann, Gino, Mark and Taylor, and WHEREAS Grace S. Gusich was the loving daughter of the late Frances and Pilar Jauregui, and WHEREAS Grace S. Gusich was the fond sister of Hector and the late Alfred and Carmen (Fausto) Manzera, and WHEREAS Grace S. Gusich was the fond aunt of many nieces and nephews, and WHEREAS all who knew her will attest that Grace S. Gusich 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 condolenapprovePass Action details Not available
13-2039 1 Consent Cambodian Assoc ILConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE CAMBODIAN ASSOCIATION OF ILLINOIS ON ITS 37TH ANNIVERSARY WHEREAS, the Cambodian Association of Illinois (CAI) is a nonprofit social service organization founded in 1976 by a group of Cambodian refugee volunteers responding to the needs of Cambodians who were resettling in Cook County; and WHEREAS, CAI serves approximately 5,000 Cambodians in Illinois, most of whom are Cambodian refugees or the children of refugees, by providing bilingual programming to address the interrelated social and economic needs of the Cambodian-American population; and WHEREAS, the mission of CAI is to enable refugees and immigrants from Cambodia who now reside in Illinois to become self-sufficient, productive participants in American society, while also preserving and enhancing their cultural heritage and community; and WHEREAS, CAI works tirelessly to remember and pay tribute to the millions lost from 1975 to 1979, when many innocent Cambodians were killed and buried by the Khmer Rouge regime in a travesty known as the Killing Fields; and WHEREAS, approvePass Action details Not available
13-2047 1 G.A. Finch ResolutionConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN RECOGNITION OF G. A. FINCH WHEREAS, on November 1, 2013, G. A. Finch will complete his service as Chief of Staff to Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle; and WHEREAS, throughout his career, Mr. Finch has occasionally left the private sector to answer the call to government service; and WHEREAS, Mr. Finch brought a world of significant experience to the Chief of Staff position - A partner at Hoogendoorn & Talbot LLP, as a member of the business, employment, real estate and litigation practice groups; City of Chicago Deputy Planning Commissioner in Mayor Harold Washington’s administration; the General Counsel for the Chicago Housing Authority and, at Querrey & Harrow, was the first African American to be named a Managing Shareholder of a large law firm in Chicago; and WHEREAS, Mr. Finch’s combination of experience in the public and private sectors have made him a valuable asset to the President’s administrative team where he engaged fully in the efforts of the President and the Board of Commissioners to continue the transformation of CoapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1985 1 Barrett Pedersen Barrett Pedersen Zoning Board of AppealsAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Barrett Pedersen Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Zoning Board of Appeals Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: October 17, 2018referPass Action details Video Video
13-1986 1 Kevin Freeman Zoning Board of AppealsReappointmentPROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Kevin Freeman Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Zoning Board of Appeals Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: October 17, 2018approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1988 1 Paul J. Montess IIReappointmentPROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Paul J. Montes II Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Zoning Board of Appeals Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: October 17, 2018approvePass Action details Not available
13-1984 1 Protection of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION PROTECTION OF THE Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) WHEREAS, No resident of Cook County should have to be food-insecure; and WHEREAS, 860,670, or 1 in 6 residents in Cook County are experiencing food insecurity, meaning they lack access to adequate nutritious food for a healthy lifestyle; and WHEREAS, 262,240, or just under 1 in 5 children in Cook County are experiencing food insecurity; and WHEREAS, Food insecurity is experienced in every community area in Cook County; and WHEREAS, Hunger increases health care costs, lowers workers' productivity, harms children's development, and diminishes children's educational performance; and WHEREAS, Fighting hunger is a public-private partnership; in Cook County, a strong private network exists that has provided 680,000 million people in Cook County with more than 65 million pounds of food in Fiscal Year 2013; however, private charity cannot do it alone and a strong federal hunger relief safety net is required; and WHEREAS, The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the coapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1993 1 SUPPORT FOR THE CONGRESSIONAL BENEFITS FAIRNESS FOR FILIPINO VETERANS ACTResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION SUPPORT FOR THE CONGRESSIONAL BENEFITS FAIRNESS FOR FILIPINO VETERANS ACT WHEREAS, Filipino Americans have served in the U.S. Armed Forces with distinction and honor in all wars and military engagements since World War II and as such are deserving of full veterans benefits; and WHEREAS, in 1946, Congress passed the Rescission Act which stripped Filipino veterans of full veterans benefits, granting them only half instead, despite their U.S. citizenship and legal permanent residency; and WHEREAS, In 2001, Congress passed a law granting full veteran benefits to U.S. citizen or U.S. legal permanent resident Filipino veterans who served in World War II, provided they resided in the U.S.; and WHEREAS, Filipino veterans who served during World War II include units of the Philippine Commonwealth Army under U.S. command, the New Philippine Scouts, and recognized guerrilla forces; and WHEREAS, The 2001 Congressional authorization did not stipulate a specific residency requirement yet the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) instituted one which resulteapprove as amendedPass Action details Video Video
13-1987 1 AMENDMENT TO THE COURTHOUSE FACILITY PARKING RESOLUTIONResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION AN AMENDMENT TO THE COURTHOUSE FACILITY PARKING RESOLUTION WHEREAS, since 2006, the Cook County Board of Commissioners have discussed the need to have a plan to implement fee-based parking at all Cook County owned parking lots; and WHEREAS, implementing fee based parking at the Cook County Courthouse Facilities will provide a revenue resource that will not only assist in deficit reduction but will help offset the costs of the parking facilities; and WHEREAS, the Department of Facilities Management supervises County owned parking lots and is working with the Purchasing and Revenue Departments to implement fee-based parking; and WHEREAS, fee-based parking should be implemented at the following Cook County Courthouse Facilities: Criminal Courts Complex (26th Street); Bridgeview Courthouse; Skokie Courthouse; Maywood Courthouse; Markham Courthouse and the Rolling Meadows Courthouse; and WHEREAS, fees should be charged to any individual or employee entering utilizing the Cook County Courthouse Facility parking garages on a daily basis in aadoptPass Action details Video Video
13-1987 1 AMENDMENT TO THE COURTHOUSE FACILITY PARKING RESOLUTIONResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION AN AMENDMENT TO THE COURTHOUSE FACILITY PARKING RESOLUTION WHEREAS, since 2006, the Cook County Board of Commissioners have discussed the need to have a plan to implement fee-based parking at all Cook County owned parking lots; and WHEREAS, implementing fee based parking at the Cook County Courthouse Facilities will provide a revenue resource that will not only assist in deficit reduction but will help offset the costs of the parking facilities; and WHEREAS, the Department of Facilities Management supervises County owned parking lots and is working with the Purchasing and Revenue Departments to implement fee-based parking; and WHEREAS, fee-based parking should be implemented at the following Cook County Courthouse Facilities: Criminal Courts Complex (26th Street); Bridgeview Courthouse; Skokie Courthouse; Maywood Courthouse; Markham Courthouse and the Rolling Meadows Courthouse; and WHEREAS, fees should be charged to any individual or employee entering utilizing the Cook County Courthouse Facility parking garages on a daily basis in aadopt as amended by substitutionPass Action details Video Video
13-1901 1 Rules and Administration CommitteeCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Rules and Administration Committee Committee Date: October 23, 2013approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1902 1 Finance CommitteeCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Committee Committee Date: October 23, 2013approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1903 1 Zoning and Building Committee Zoning and Building CommitteeCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Zoning and Building Committee Committee Date: October 23, 2013approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1944 1 Finance Subcommittee on Real Estate & Business & Economic DevelopmentCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Real Estate & Business & Economic Development Committee Date: October 23, 2013approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1945 1 Technology CommitteeCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Technology Committee Committee Date: October 23 10, 2013approve as amendedPass Action details Video Video
13-1938 1 EXTENSION OF THE MATURITY DATE OF A PREVIOUSLY APPROVED LINE-OF-CREDIT AGREEMENTResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION FOR THE APPROVAL OF AN EXTENSION OF THE MATURITY DATE OF A PREVIOUSLY APPROVED LINE-OF-CREDIT AGREEMENT AND RELATED DOCUMENTS WHEREAS, Section 6(a) of Article VII of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois provides that “a County which has a Chief Executive Officer elected by the electors of the County ... (is) a Home Rule Unit” and The County of Cook, Illinois (the “County”), has a Chief Executive Officer elected by the electors of the County and is therefore a Home Rule Unit and may, under the power granted by said Section 6(a) of Article VII of the Constitution of 1970, as supplemented by the Local Government Debt Reform Act, as amended, the (“Act”), exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs, including, but not limited to, the power to tax and to incur debt; and WHEREAS, the County has the power to incur debt payable from any lawful source and maturing within 40 years from the time it is incurred without prior referendum approval; and WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of the County (the “BoardreferPass Action details Video Video
13-1961 1 Proposed Bond Ordinance AmendmentOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AN AMENDEMENT TO THE Master Bond Ordinance AN ORDINANCE amending Master Bond Ordinance Number 11-O-69 adopted on the 27th day of July, 2011, as previously amended, to name additional financing teams and authorize the issuance of certain refunding bonds. WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners (the “Board”) of The County of Cook, Illinois (the “County”), heretofore adopted on the 27th day of July, 2011, Ordinance Number 11-O-69 entitled, “An Ordinance providing for the issuance of one or more series of General Obligation Bonds of The County of Cook, Illinois” (the “Bond Ordinance”); and WHEREAS, the Board amended the Bond Ordinance on the 7th day of September, 2011, pursuant to amending Ordinance Number 11-O-70 (the “First Amending Ordinance”) entitled, “An Ordinance Amending Ordinance Number 11-O-69 adopted on the 27th day of July, 2011, by the Board of Commissioners of The County of Cook, Illinois”; and WHEREAS, the Board further amended the Bond Ordinance on the 1st day of May, 2012, pursuant to amending Ordinance Number 12-O-21 (the “SeconreferPass Action details Not available
13-1899 1 Bills and Claims ReportReportREPORT Department: Comptroller Request: Receive and File Report Title: Bills and Claims Report Report Period: 9/19/2013 - 10/9/2013 Summary: This report to be received and filed is to comply with the Amended Procurement Code Chapter 34-125 (k). The Comptroller shall provide to the Board of Commissioners a report of all payments made pursuant to contracts for supplies, materials and equipment and for professional and managerial services for Cook County, including the separately elected Officials, which involve an expenditure of $150,000.00 or more, within two (2) weeks of being made. Such reports shall include: 1. The name of the Vendor; 2. A brief description of the product or service provided; 3. The name of the Using Department and budgetary account from which the funds are being drawn; and 4. The contract number under which the payment is being made.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
13-1982 1 CCHHS BIPA IGAIntergovernmental Agreement AmendmentPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT AMENDMENT Department: Cook County Health and Hospitals System Other Part(ies): Cook County Board of Commissioners and Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services Request: Approval of Seventh Amendment to Interagency Agreement Goods or Services: This amendment provides for adjustments to the County’s quarterly transfer payments to the state pursuant to BIPA intergovernmental transfer agreement. Agreement Number: 2014-36-001(Tracking Number) Agreement Period: This agreement will become effective upon execution. Fiscal Impact: $30,000,000.00 Accounts: 491-763 Summary: The Benefits and Improvement and Protection Act of 2000 (BIPA) was passed by Congress to counter the severe cutbacks in payments resulting from the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. Pursuant to the intergovernmental transfer agreement, these funds are split between Cook County and the State of Illinois. This amendment provides for adjustments to the quarterly transfer payments. The purpose of the amendment to this intergovernmentapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1929 1 Sheriff's Video Camera and Recording System Project (Package 1 & Package 2)ContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Office of Capital Planning Vendor: Broadway Electric Inc., Elk Grove, Illinois Request: Authority for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute. Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Contract Value: $4,119,000.00 - Bid Package 1 (at several County Courthouses). $7,395,000.00 - Bid Package 2 (at the DOC Campus). Contract period: Construction - 10 months from date of board approval Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $11,514,000.00 Accounts: 20000 County Physical Plant Contract Number(s): 13-55-12953 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance Office of the Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: An Invitation for Bid was issued for Sheriff’s Video Camera and Recording System Project Bid Package 1 & Bid Package 2. A competitive bid process was followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. Broadway Electric, Inc., in Elk Grove, Illinois was the lowest responsive and responsible bidder and is recommended for this awapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1916 1 900 Pratt Avenue Series, Malmo-Pratt, LLCResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION 900 Pratt Avenue Series, Malmo-Pratt, LLC Class 6B REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from 900 Pratt Avenue Series, Malmo-Pratt, LLC and Resolution No. 03-13 from the Village of Elk Grove Village for an abandoned industrial facility located at 900 Pratt Boulevard, Elk Grove Village, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17, Permanent Index Number 08-34-305-033-0000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS, industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value, qualifying industrial real estate eligible for the Class 6b can receive a significant reduction ireferPass Action details Video Video
13-1920 1 1020 State Parkway, LLCResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION 1020 State Parkway, LLC REQUEST FOR A CLASS 6B ASSESSMENT REDUCTION WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from 1020 State Parkway, LLC and Resolution No. R-13-081 from the Village of Schaumburg for an abandoned industrial facility located at 1020 East State Parkway, Schaumburg, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 15, Permanent Index Numbers 07-11-400-076-0000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS, industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value. Qualifying industrial real estate eligible for the Class 6b can receive a significant reduction in the level of referPass Action details Not available
13-1922 1 Northwest Radiator Inc. Northwest RadiatorResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Northwest Radiator Inc. REQUEST FOR A Class 6B ASSESSMENT REDUCTION WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from Northwest Radiator Inc. and Resolution No. R-13-045 from the Village of Schaumburg for an abandoned industrial facility located at 550 Lunt Avenue, Schaumburg, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 15, Permanent Index Number 07-33-201-105-0000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS, industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value. Qualifying industrial real estate eligible for the Class 6b can receive a significant reduction in the level of assessmenreferPass Action details Not available
13-1745 1 Redi Tape Agrmnt for property Insight llcLease AgreementPROPOSED MISCELLANEOUS ITEM OF BUSSINESS Department: Real Estate Management Summary: Requesting approval of a REDI-TAPE agreement covering the use of 2013, 2014 and 2015 tax-roll data, when available, to Property Insight LLC. Property Insight LLC will pay the County the total due each year in advance of receiving the data. This lease is in accordance with Ordinance No. 05-O-20, an ordinance establishing and approving the increase of rental charges for the lease of Cook County Real Estate Tax Data by commercial users. Revenue generating: $182,760.00 / per year plus CPI increase (if any)approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1746 1 Lease Agrmnt Ill Frameworks 69WLease AgreementPROPOSED LEASE AGREEMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Approval of a (New) Lease Agreement Landlord: County of Cook Tenant: State of Illinois Department of Central Management Services Location: 69 West Washington, Suite 1620 Term/Extension Period: 12/1/2013 - 11/30/2018 Space Occupied: 4,675 Square Feet Monthly Rent: Lease Year Base Rent (psf) Annual Base Rent Monthly Base Rent |109| $15.25 $71,294.04 $5,941.17 |109| $15.71 $73,443.96 $6,120.33 |109| $16.18 $75,642.00 $6,303.50 |109| $16.67 $77,931.96 $6,494.33 |109| $17.17 $80,378.04 $6,689.17 Option Term |109| $17.69 $82,701.00 $6,891.75 |109| $18.22 $85,179.00 $7,098.25 |109| $18.77 $87,750.00 $7,312.50 |10 9| $19.33 $90,368.04 $7,530.67 10 $19.91 $93,078.96 $7,756.58 Potential Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: N/A Option to Renew: One 5 Year Option, Lease Years 6-10 Termination: By either party with 180 day prior written notice. Utilities Included: Heat, air conditioning & water included. Tenant pays for electricapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1729 2 SMA America, LLC, Rocklin, CaliforniaPayment ApprovalPROPOSED PAYMENT APPROVAL Department(s): Facilities Management Action: Payment Approval Payee: SMA America, LLC, Rocklin, California Good(s) or Service(s): Repair services Fiscal Impact: $5,995.28 Accounts: 200-450 Contract Number(s): N/A Summary/Notes: The services were to repair a life safety issue at the Domestic Violence facility. A quote was received from the vendor in the amount of $4,292.75. At that time a Direct Pay authorization number was issued by the business office for the repair. A technician was sent and repairs made. At the time of the repair additional services were performed, as needed, and those procedures caused the invoice to exceed the $5000.00 Direct Pay limit. DFM contacted the vendor and negotiated a credit which brought the total to $5,995.28.approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1932 1 Human Resources Activity Reports for Pay Periods 19 and 20ReportREPORT Department: Human Resources, Comptroller Request: Receive and File Report Title: Human Resources Activity Reports for Pay Periods 19 and 20 Report Period: Pay Period 19: 8/25/2013 - 9/7/2013 and Pay Period 20: 9/8/2013 - 9/21/2013 Summary: Submitting the Human Resources Activity report covering the pay periods listed above.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
13-1930 1 Dell hardware contractContract (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Bureau of Technology Vendor: Dell Marketing, L.P., Round Rock, Texas Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute. Good(s) or Service(s): Hardware and other computer equipment Contract Value: $14,000,000.00 Contract period: 11/1/2013 through 10/31/2016, with two (2) two-year extension options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2013: $669,000.00; FY 2014: $3,400,000.00; FY 2015: $6,000,000.00; FY 2016: $3,931,000.00 Accounts: Various - 441 Accounts; Various - 579 Accounts Contract Number(s): 1328-12468 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Ordinance. The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: The County participated in joint procurement with the City of Chicago and a Request for Proposal (RFP) was issued for Hardware and other Computer Equipment. The procurement process was followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. Dell Marketing L.P. offers the best value to the County and is recommendedapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1871 1 National School Lunch ProgramGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) Grantee: Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) Grantor: Illinois State Board of Education Request: Requesting authorization to renew grant Purpose: The National School Lunch Program is a federally assisted meal program operating in over 100,000 public and non-profit private schools and residential facilities for children and youth. Grant Amount: $479,000.00 Grant Period: 10/1/2013 - 9/30/2014. Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Previous date of Board Authorization for Grant: 9/10/2012. Previous Grant Amount: $385,000.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The National School Lunch Program is a federally assisted meal program operating in over 100,000 public and nonprofit private schools and residential facilities for children and youth. At the State level, the Illinois State Board of Education operates this program through agreements with schools and faciliapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1872 1 National School Breakfast ProgramGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) Grantee: Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) Grantor: Illinois State Board of Education Request: Requesting authorization to renew grant from the Illinois State Board of Education in the amount of $258,000.00. Purpose: The National School Breakfast Program is a federally assisted meal program operating in over 100,000 public and non-profit private schools and residential facilities for children and youth. Grant Amount: $258,000.00 Grant Period: 10/1/2013 - 9/30/ 2014. Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Previous date of Board Authorization for Grant: 9/10/ 2012. Previous Grant Amount: $200,000.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The National School Breakfast Program is a federally assisted meal program operating in over 100,000 public and non-profit private schools and residential facilities for children and youth. At the state level, the Illinois StaapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1881 1 Illinois Free Breakfast and LunchGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) Grantee: Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) Grantor: Illinois State Board of Education Request: Requesting authorization to renew grant Purpose: The National School Lunch and Breakfast Program is a federally assisted meal program operating in over 100,000 public and non-profit private schools and residential facilities for children and youth. Grant Amount: $15,000.00 Grant Period: 10/1/2013 - 9/30/2014. Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Previous date of Board Authorization for Grant: 9/10/2012 Previous Grant Amount: $22,000.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any Summary: The Illinois Free Lunch and Breakfast Program is a state funded meal program. The Illinois State Board of Education operates these programs through agreements with schools and facilities. This grant reimburses the JTDC for lunch and breakfasts served to its juvenile residents...endapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1677 1 O’Hare Record Retention Center, IncPayment ApprovalPROPOSED PAYMENT APPROVAL Department(s): Office of the Cook County Public Guardian Action: The Public Guardian’s Office requests approval to process a “Payment Approval” to pay O’Hare Record Retention Center Inc., for storage and retrieval of legal records for the seven month period from 1/1/2013, to 7/31/2013. Payee: O’Hare Record Retention Center, Inc., 10800 West Belmont Avenue, Suite 300. Franklin Park, Illinois, 60131 Good(s) or Service(s): Rental and Storage of Legal Documents Fiscal Impact: $19,073.18 Accounts: 305-630 Contract Number(s): N/A Summary: The storage and retention of legal documents relating to clients of the Public Guardian’s Office is mandated by Illinois statute. These services were routinely compensated on a for-payment-only basis. Contract No. 1323-12527 for Rental and Storage of Legal Documents was awarded and became effective on 8/1/2013. The Public Guardian’s Office required storage space earlier this year prior to the award of the contract.approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1975 1 138th Street Landfill PropertyMiscellaneous Item of BusinessPROPOSED MISCELLANEOUS ITEM OF BUSINESS Department: County Clerk Summary: The Cook County Clerk’s Office has received a copy of a court order disconnecting certain property from the City of Chicago. This property, commonly known as the “138th Street Landfill Property, “ consists of 86 acres of land and is located just north of the Village of Dolton and south of the Little Calumet River in Cook County Board of Commissioners District #5. According to a letter of advice from the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office, this property should be removed from Hyde Park Township in addition to its disconnection from the City of Chicago. For county administration purposes, however, this property must fall within the boundaries of a suburban township. Pursuant to 60 ILCS 1/10-5(i), the Cook County Board is expressly authorized to alter the boundaries of townships. Thornton Township, which adjoins the property, is the best choice to annex this property. It is recommended that, for tax year 2013, the following property be annexed into Thornton Township: “That part lying SodeferPass Action details Video Video
13-1977 1 Coutretsis SubdivisionMiscellaneous Item of BusinessPROPOSED MISCELLANEOUS ITEM OF BUSINESS Department: County Clerk Summary: The Cook County Clerk’s Office has received a plat of subdivision which lies in unincorporated Palatine Township within the 14th District. The subdivision, titled “Coutretsis Subdivision,” is located at 795 Dundee Road. The Zoning Board of Appeals and the Department of Transportation and Highways have both reviewed this plat and its associated engineering plans and have recommended this plat of subdivision for approval by the Cook County Board of Commissioners. In addition, the Village of Palatine, which lies within 1.5 miles of the property, has reviewed and approved this subdivision. In capacity as Plat Officer to the Cook County Board of Commissioners, it is recommended that this plat of subdivision be approved by the Cook County Board of Commissioners. “Coutretsis Subdivision of unsubdivided lands in the West half of the Northwest quarter of Section 10 and of Lots 9 to 11 in Block 1 of Arthur T. McIntosh and Company’s Deer Grove Farms Subdivision of Part of the West half of the NorthwesapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1801 1 Cook County Mitigation Specialist Grant ProgramGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: Public Defender Grantee: Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender Grantor: Illinois Criminal Justice of Authority, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization to renew a grant Purpose: To continue the Mitigation Specialist Program by maintaining two (2) mitigators to work with attorneys throughout the Public Defender Office. Grant Amount: $136,642.00 Grant Period: 10/1/2013 - 9/30/2014 Fiscal Impact: $45,547.00 Accounts: 499-818 Previous date of Board Authorization for Grant: 9/10/2012 Previous Grant Amount: $159,929.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: Mitigation Specialist Program will maintain two (2) mitigators to work with attorneys throughout the PD Office. The Mitigator Specialists will generate mitigation reports depending on the type of cases and Court’s expectations. Overall, the program will allow the Office to provide effective assistance of counsel for its indigent clients who arapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1802 1 Forensic DNA and Digital Evidence Litigation GrantGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: Public Defender Grantee: Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender Grantor: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA), Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization to renew a grant Purpose: To continue the Forensic DNA and Digital Evidence Litigation Program for assistant public defenders to improve the ability to effectively investigate, analyze and litigate cases involving DNA and digital evidence. Grant Amount: $39,140.00 Grant Period: 10/1/2013 - 9/30/2014 Fiscal Impact: $13,047.00 Accounts: 499-818 Previous date of Board Authorization for Grant: 2/27/2013 Previous Grant Amount: $36,000.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any Summary: The forensic DNA and Digital Evidence Litigation program provides specialized courses and training to attorneys in two kinds of forensic science: quantitative aspects of DNA litigation and digital evidence. In addition, funds will be used to broaden the topapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1778 1 Scavenger Services Allied Waste Transportation, Inc., d/b/a Waste Services, Chicago, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Sheriff’s Office, Facilities Management, Juvenile Temporary Detention Center and Medical Examiner Vendor: Allied Waste Transportation, Inc., d/b/a Waste Services, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authority for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute. Good(s) or Service(s): Scavenger Services Contract Value: $1,546,812.25 Contract period: 11/15/2013 - 11/14/2016. Thirty-six (36) months with two (2) one-year renewal options. Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: 239-215 - FY2013 - $29,025.00; FY 2014 - $348,300.00; FY 2015 - $348,300.00; FY 2016 - $319,275.00 440-215 - FY 2013 - $2,220.63; FY 2014 - $53,295.00; FY 2015 - $53.295.00; FY 2016 - $51,074.37 259-215 - FY 2013 - $ 69.55; FY 2014 - $1,669.20; FY 2015 - $1,669.20; FY 2016 - $1,599.65 200-215 - FY 2013 - $4,680.83; FY 2014 - $112,339.88; FY 2015 - $112,339.88; FY 2016 - $107,659.06 Accounts: see above accounts Contract Number(s): 13-45-043 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. Office of the Chief ProapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1803 1 Sheriff’s Police Department 1505 Holding Trust Fund 1505 Operations Seaway Bank and TrustResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION REGARDING COOK COUNTY SHERIFF’S POLICE CHANGE IN SIGNATORIES ON BANK ACCOUNTS WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has the legal authority to authorize its departments and offices to open and maintain checking and savings accounts at various banks; and WHEREAS, it is now necessary to update those persons who are authorized to be signatories on these checking and savings accounts. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the checking account and/or savings accounts at Seaway Bank and Trust Company for the following purposes, be updated for the Sheriff’s Police Department, 1505 Holding Trust Fund, 1505 Operations, Federal Justice Account, Federal Treasury Account, Money Laundering Account, ERPS Holding Account, 810 Contingency Fund, Special Operations Investigations, DUI-Enforcement, Drug Traffic Prevention Fund, Administrative Tow Revenue and Women’s Justice Services Fund. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following are the names of those persons who are authorized to sign checks on these checking and/or savings accounts and that the signatorieapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1807 1 Department of Corrections, Petty Cash Fund Marquette BankResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION REGARDING COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS PETTY CASH FUND CHANGE IN SIGNATORIES WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has the legal authority to authorize its departments and offices to open and maintain checking and savings accounts at various banks; and WHEREAS, it is now necessary to update those persons who are authorized to be signatories on these checking and savings accounts. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the checking and/or savings account at Marquette Bank for the following purposes, be updated for the Department of Corrections, Petty Cash Fund; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following are the names of those persons who are authorized to sign checks on these checking and/or savings accounts and that the signatures of at least two (2) of these shall be required on each check: 1. John G. Murphy 2. Sojourner Colbert 3. Martha Salazar 4. George Holly 5. William Wuchner 6. Deborah Boecker BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following person heretofore shall be deleted as a signatory: 1. approvePass Action details Not available
13-1808 1 Department of Corrections Jail Commissary Account Amalgamated BankResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION REGARDING DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS JAIL COMMISSARY ACCOUNT CHANGE IN SIGNATORIES WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has the legal authority to authorize its departments and offices to open and maintain checking and savings accounts at various banks; and WHEREAS, it is now necessary to update those persons who are authorized to be signatories on these checking and savings accounts. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the checking and/or savings accounts at Amalgamated Bank for the purposes, be updated for the Department of Corrections Jail Commissary Account. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following are the names of those persons who are authorized to sign checks on these checking and/or savings accounts and that the signatures of at least two (2) of these shall be required on each check: 1. John G. Murphy 2. Sojourner Colbert 3. Martha Salazar 4. George Holly 5. Deborah Boecker BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following persons heretofore shall be deleted as a signatory: 1. Joycelyn Jackson BE IT FapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1809 1 DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS INMATE WELFARE FUND Marquette BankResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION REGARDING COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS INMATE WELFARE FUND CHANGE IN SIGNATORIES WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has the legal authority to authorize its departments and offices to open and maintain checking and savings accounts at various banks; and WHEREAS, it is now necessary to update those persons who are authorized to sign checks on these checking and/or savings accounts. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the checking and/or savings accounts at Marquette Bank for the following purposes, be updated for the Department of Corrections, Inmate Welfare Fund. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following are the names of those persons who are authorized to sign checks on these checking and/or savings accounts and that the signatures of at least two (2) of these shall be required on each check: 1. John G. Murphy 2. Sojourner Colbert 3. Martha Salazar 4. George Holly 5. Deborah Boecker BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following persons heretofore shall be deleted as a signatory: 1. Joycelyn JackapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1810 1 COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS INMATE TRUST FUND ACCOUNT Fifth Third BankResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION REGARDING COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS INMATE TRUST FUND ACCOUNT CHANGE IN SIGNATORIES WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has the legal authority to authorize its departments and offices to open and maintain checking and savings accounts at various banks; and WHEREAS, it is now necessary to update those persons who are authorized to be signatories on these checking and savings accounts. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the checking and/or savings accounts at Fifth Third Bank for the following purposes, be updated for the Department of Corrections Inmate Trust Fund Account. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following are the names of those persons who are authorized to sign checks on these checking and/or savings accounts and that the signatures of at least two (2) of these shall be required on each check: 1. John G. Murphy 2. Sojourner Colbert 3. Martha Salazar 4. George Holly 5. Deborah Boecker BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following person heretofore shall be deleted as a signatory: 1. JoapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1875 2 Investigations involving the act of counterfeiting at retail establishments, mega malls, flea markets and trade showsGrant Award AmendmentPROPOSED GRANT AWARD AMENDMENT Department: Cook County Sheriff’s Police Department Grantee: Cook County Sheriff’s Police Department Grantor: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance Request: To accept supplemental Grant Award Purpose: Investigations involving the act of counterfeiting at retail establishments, mega malls, flea markets and trade shows. Supplemental Grant Amount: $200,000.00 Grant Period: Original grant period 10/1/2012 - 10/1/2013. Supplemental award extends grant through 9/30/2015. Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Date of Previous Board Authorization for Grant: 11/14/2012 Previous 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: Requesting the authorization to accept a supplemental grant award in the amount of $200,000.00 from the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance for continued participation in the intellectual property theft enforapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1811 1 DHS-Project ReclaimGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: State’s Attorney’s Office Grantee: State’s Attorney’s Office Grantor: Illinois Department of Human Services Request: Approval of a Grant Renewal Purpose: The Project Reclaim Program provides a wide range of services to 10 to 17 year-old high-risk youth with the goal of improving the safety of the community by reducing recidivism of juvenile offenders. Grant Amount: $246,439.00 Grant Period: 7/1/2013 - 6/30/2014 Fiscal Impact: $24,644.00 Accounts: 499-818 Previous date of Board Authorization for Grant: 1/16/2013 Previous Grant Amount: $573,285.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any Summary: The Project Reclaim Program provides a wide range of services to 10 to 17 year-old high-risk youth with the goal of improving the safety of the community by reducing recidivism of juvenile offenders. Funding for Project Reclaim has enabled the State’s Attorney’s Office to improve the depth and variety of services offered to approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1844 1 Mario Gentry v. Cook County Sheriff, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Mario Gentry v. Cook County Sheriff, et al., Case Number: 12 M1 302522referPass Action details Video Video
13-1845 1 Kevin Liggins v. Thomas Dart, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Kevin Liggins v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 M1 3011119referPass Action details Not available
13-1846 1 Glenda Love v. Thomas Dart and Sean RadcliffeLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Gelenda Love v. Thomas Dart and Sean Radcliffe Case Number: 13 M1 300099referPass Action details Not available
13-1847 1 Terrance Olden v. Thomas DartLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Terrance Olden v. Thomas Dart Case Number: 13 CH 18105referPass Action details Not available
13-1848 1 Tyrone Oliver v. Cook County Department of CorrectionsLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Tyrone Oliver v. Cook County Department of Corrections Case Number: 13 M1 302251referPass Action details Not available
13-1849 1 Frank Coconate v. Cook County Department of Environmental Control and Cook CountyLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Frank Coconate v. Cook County Department of Environmental Control and Cook County Case Number: 13 C 4251referPass Action details Not available
13-1850 1 Elizabeth West v. Cook County JailLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Elizabeth West v. Cook County Jail Case Number: 13 M1 14751referPass Action details Not available
13-1851 1 Desiree Thomas v. County of CookLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Desiree Thomas v. County of Cook Case Number: 13 L 7098referPass Action details Not available
13-1852 1 David Mayberry v. Thomas Dart, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: David Mayberry v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 C 1502referPass Action details Not available
13-1853 1 Sean Mitchell v. Thomas Dart, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Sean Mitchell v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 C 5723referPass Action details Not available
13-1854 1 Joe Morrison v. Sgt. TurnerLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Joe Morrison v. Sgt. Turner Case Number: 12 C 9902referPass Action details Not available
13-1855 1 Joshua Enriquez v. Cook County, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Joshua Enriquez v. Cook County, et al., Case Number: 13 C 4763referPass Action details Not available
13-1856 1 Hassan Echols v. Thomas Dart, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Hassan Echols v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 C 1499referPass Action details Not available
13-1857 1 Lynette Kirchner v. Police Officer’s John Doe 1-2Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Lynette Kirchner v. Police Officer’s John Doe 1-2 Case Number: 13 C 1299referPass Action details Not available
13-1858 1 Deltic Smith v. Sgt. Kelly, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Deltic Smith v. Sgt. Kelly, et al., Case Number: 12 C 7642referPass Action details Not available
13-1859 1 Chester Nelson v. Thomas Dart, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Chester Nelson v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 C 5367referPass Action details Not available
13-1860 1 Jicheng v. Thomas Dart, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Jicheng v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 CH 19410referPass Action details Not available
13-1861 1 Jicheng v. Thomas Dart, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Jicheng v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 CH 19412referPass Action details Not available
13-1862 1 Steve White v. Cook County SheriffLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Steve White v. Cook County Sheriff Case Number: 13 M1 710021referPass Action details Not available
13-1863 1 Marlon Minter v. Officer OllinsLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Marlon Minter v. Officer Ollins Case Number: 13 C 5851referPass Action details Not available
13-1864 1 Joshua Enriquez v. Cook County, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Joshua Enriquez v. Cook County, et al., Case Number: 13 C 5925referPass Action details Not available
13-1865 1 Maureen Finn v. Medical ExaminerLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Maureen Finn v. Medical Examiner Case Number: ALS 13-160referPass Action details Not available
13-1866 1 Salvatore Ziccarelli v. SheriffLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Salvatore Ziccarelli v. Sheriff Case Number: 13 C 4391referPass Action details Not available
13-1795 1 Homestead Exemption Fraud Detection SolutionContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Cook County Assessor’s Office Vendor: LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier, Inc., Miamisburg, Ohio Request: Authority for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase by $1,300,000.00 Good(s) or Service(s): Homestead Fraud Exemption Detection Solution Contract Period: Thirty-six (36) months with two (2) one-year renewal options (original contract period). Contract Period Extension: N/A Current Contract Amount Authority: $1,587,600.00 Board Approved: 3/20/2013 $1,587,600.00 Board Increase(s): N/A Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: Not to exceed $1,300,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2013 $0.00, FY 2014 $1,300,000.00 Accounts: 040-260 (if multiple accounts identify in parentheses) Contract Number(s): 12-23-241 Concurrences: The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: This amendment will provide an automated system solution that will help the Assessor’s Office identify individuals that are defrauding the system. The Solution makes it easy to submit batcapprove as amendedPass Action details Video Video
13-2002 1 Integrated Criminal Justice ResolutionResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ACHIEVING AN INTEGRATED, AUTOMATED COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM WHEREAS, the Cook County Criminal Justice System is one of the largest in the nation comprised of the largest single site jail in the nation and the largest unified court system in the nation; and WHEREAS, the system remains largely a paper-based system managing over 5.4 million court hearings, 33,000 felony cases, 166,000 misdemeanor filings and over 750,000 traffic cases, with over 78,000 jail admissions in fiscal year; and WHEREAS, a paper-based criminal justice system inhibits offices from effectively communicating with each other, leading to errors and inefficiencies that continue to cost the County dramatically; and WHEREAS, the Technology Committee of the Cook County Board of Commissioners met on October 10, 2013 to discuss and examine the need for an integrated, automated Criminal Justice System; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Chief Information Officer (CIO), along with the other County criminal justice stakeholders outlined the path forward that will allow for the creatapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-2006 1 State Employees Ethics Act ResolutionResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Urging the ILLLINOIS General Assembly to Amend the State Officials and Employees 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. 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 applicableapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-2011 1 Jail DiversionOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT COOK COUNTY JAIL DIVERSION PROGRAM FOR ADULTS AND YOUTH BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 46, Law Enforcement, Article IV., Jail Diversion Program, Section 46-171 through Section 46-312, of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as follows: DIVISION 1. GENERALLY Sec. 46-171. Short title. This article shall be cited and may be known as the "Cook County Jail Diversion Program for Adults and Youth." Sec. 46-172. 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 indicates a different meaning: Appropriate authorities. The Circuit Court of Cook County, the State's Attorney of Cook County, the Sheriff of Cook County, the Public Defender of Cook County, and local law enforcement. Case management. The process of assisting and monitoring target population detainees or arrestees in achieving their individualized treatment plan consistent with their diversion plans. Case manager. AreferPass Action details Video Video
13-2046 1 10-23-1013 Amendment to the Cook County Retail Transfer TraxOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AN AMENDMENT TO THE COOK COUNTY REAL ESTATE TRANSFER TAX BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 74 Taxation, Article III, Real Estate Transfer Tax, Section 74-101 Definitions of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: SSec. 74-101. 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 indicates a different meaning: Beneficial interest in real property includes, but is not limited to: (1) The beneficial interest in an Illinois land trust; (2) The lessee interest in a ground lease (including any interest of lessee in the related improvements) that provides for a term of 30 or more years when all options to renew or extend are included, whether or not any portion of the term has expired; or (3) The indirect interest in real property as reflected by a controlling interest in a real estate entity. Controlling interest means: (1) Fifty percent or more of the combined voting power orreferPass Action details Video Video