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Meeting Name: Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final-revised
Meeting date/time: 10/2/2013 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: NewItemsAgenda 100213.pdf, NewItemsAgenda 100213-2nd.pdf, 10-02-13 Consent Calendar Agenda.pdf, Errata 10-2-13.pdf, lit10-01-13.pdf, wc10-01-13.pdf, re10-1-13.pdf, labor 10-01-13.pdf, legis10-02-13.pdf, fin10-2-13.pdf, zb10-2-13.pdf
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13-1736 1 RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF “WE DON’T SERVE TEENSConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF “WE DON’T SERVE TEENS,” AN INITIATIVE BY THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION AND COOK COUNTY BUSINESSES TO ENLIST COOK COUNTY PARENTS AND OTHER ADULTS IN COMBATING UNDERAGE DRINKING WHEREAS, As the new school year starts, the Federal Trade Commission is launching its 2013 “We Don’t Serve Teens” consumer education campaign, to raise awareness among parents, educators, and other adults of the hazards of underage drinking; and WHEREAS, Despite steady progress in addressing underage drinking over the last two decades, 23 percent of high school seniors report binge drinking and illegal alcohol use by teens remains a significant threat to the safety of young people in Cook County and our broader community; and WHEREAS, Middle school, high school and younger college students in Cook County are at significant risk of serious illness, injury, and death when they engage in illegal underage drinking; and WHEREAS, A recent analysis by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration indicated that more than 800 drivers under the age of 21 approvePass Action details Not available
13-1768 1 Salute to Armed ForcesConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION SALUTE TO OUR ARMED FORCES WHEREAS, the County of Cook has always honored the sacrifice made by the service men and women of the Armed Forces who defend our country so that we and our children can have a better future; and WHEREAS, the members of our Armed Forces and veteran organizations hold themselves to the highest standards and the example set by their willingness to answer the call to duty gives this great Nation continued strength and vitality; and WHEREAS, the people and leadership of Cook County want the brave and honorable service and sacrifices of the members of our Armed Forces, our veterans and their families never to be forgotten; and WHEREAS, Cook County Commissioner Joan Patricia Murphy warmly welcomes all military personnel and veterans of all wars and their families to be honored at the 3rd annual special Salute to Our Armed Forces on October 15, 2013. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the President and Cook County Board of Commissioners express their deep gratitude and appreciation to the service members, military families aapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1769 1 VFW Post 311Consent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING VFW POST 311, BENJAMIN O. DAVIS FOR EARNING THE ESTEEMED STATUS OF ALL AMERICAN POST WHEREAS, VFW Post 311, Benjamin O. Davis has earned the esteemed status of All American Post from the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States; and WHEREAS, VFW Post 311, Benjamin O. Davis was awarded this status based on outstanding achievement in membership growth and participation in VFW programs that benefit veterans and the community; and WHEREAS, the All American Post distinction awarded to VFW Post 311, Benjamin O. Davis is an honor carried by only 2 percent of the more than 10,000 VFW Posts in the world; and WHEREAS, named after the first African-American General of the United States, VFW Post 311, Benjamin O. Davis completed the All American Post Program requirements which ranged from community events such as the student essay competitions, Voice of Democracy and Patriot Pen to programs unique for service men and women such as veterans job fairs, health screenings, benefits and disability counseling, and other supportive service events; and approvePass Action details Not available
13-1777 1 HONORING THE LIFE OF MRS. CLARA SILVESTRIConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE OF MRS. CLARA SILVESTRI WHEREAS, Almighty God, in His infinite wisdom, has called Mrs. Clara Silvestri from our midst; and WHEREAS, Mrs. Silvestri was born Clara Frabotta on January 19, 1928 in Pofi, Frosinone, Italy; she had three brothers including Luigi, who still lives in Pofi with his family; and WHEREAS, as a girl Mrs. Silvestri was a soccer fan alongside her father and brothers; and WHEREAS, the Frabotta family had a successful business selling material for clothes; and WHEREAS, during World War II, at the age of 15, Mrs. Silvestri went to live on the Silvestri's farm to avoid the bombing in towns and cities; her future mother-in-law, Maria, lived on the farm as well with her family. Mrs. Silvestri would cry alongside Maria for Maria's son, Mario, who was away at war. When Mario returned in 1945 he and Mrs. Silvestri began a courtship which would culminate in a joyous marriage on August 19, 1950; and WHEREAS, one month after getting married, Mario moved to Brantford, Ontario, Canada. The British consulate in NaplapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1783 1 DESIGNATING SEPTEMBER 26 MESOTHELIOMA AWARENESS DAYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION DESIGNATING SEPTEMBER 26 MESOTHELIOMA AWARENESS DAY WHEREAS, in 2010, the United States Congress designated September 26 as Mesothelioma Awareness Day; and WHEREAS, mesothelioma is an aggressive, asbestos-related cancer that affects the linings of the lungs, abdomen, heart or testicles; and WHEREAS, the heavy use of asbestos in manufacturing, industry and construction has been recognized as “the worst occupational health disaster in U. S. history”; and WHEREAS, asbestos was used in the construction of virtually every office building, public school and home built before 1975; and WHEREAS, a high percentage of all mesothelioma victims were exposed to asbestos on naval ships and in shipyards; and WHEREAS, it is now believed that many of the firefighters, police officers and rescue workers from Ground Zero on September 11, 2001 were exposed to this dangerous health risk; and WHEREAS, exposure to asbestos for as little as one month can result in mesothelioma thirty years later; and WHEREAS, because of occupational, Navy service related, houseapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1799 1 A RESOLUTION IN RECOGNITION OF ARTHUR RAWERS’ HONOR FLIGHTConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION IN RECOGNITION OF ARTHUR RAWERS’ HONOR FLIGHT WHEREAS, Arthur E. Rawers faithfully served the United States in World War II in the Navy aboard the U.S.S. Dayton as a CL 105 in both the Pacific and Atlantic theaters; and WHEREAS, Arthur E. Rawers has been an integral part of the American Legion, serving as the Fifth District as Junior Vice Commander, Senior Vice Commander, and then ultimately as Commander; and WHEREAS, Honor Flight Chicago thanks local veterans by sending them on an all-expenses paid trip to Washington D.C. to see the WWII Memorial completed in 2004; and WHEREAS, throughout the day these men and women are overwhelmed by people who want to shake their hands, salute them, and just say thank you; and WHEREAS, on October 2, 2013 Arthur Rawers will be part of Honor Flight Chicago. NOW, THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Commissioners of Cook County hereby thanks Arthur E. Rawers for all that he has given to our country and wishes him a safe journey; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a suitable copy of this reapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1806 1 BACK OF THE YARDS NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCILConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BACK OF THE YARDS NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL WHEREAS, the Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council (BYNC) is one of the country's oldest non-profit community organizations and 2013 will mark the 75th Anniversary of the BYNC, to be celebrated with a Diamond Jubilee Gala at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers on the 3rd of October of 2013; and WHEREAS, the BYNC is a community organization whose mission is to enhance the general welfare of all residents, organizations, and businesses by integrating social service and economic development programs; and WHEREAS, the BYNC is located on Chicago's Southwest side, in the community area of New City, its neighborhood extending north to south from roughly 31st Street to 55th Street and east to west from the Dan Ryan Expressway to Pulaski Road; and WHEREAS, Joseph Meegan, the Davis Square Park superintendent, and Saul Alinsky, a colorful, professional community organizer, founded the BYNC in 1939 to be a unified voice for the neighborhood to improve the quality of life for residenapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1812 1 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF LOYOLA UNIVERSITY’S MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAMConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF LOYOLA UNIVERSITY’S MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM WINNING THE NCAA DIVISION 1 CHAMPIONSHIP WHEREAS, Loyola University’s Men’s Basketball Team, led by Head Coach George Ireland, won the NCAA Division 1 Championship in 1963 and, as of this date, is the only Illinois school to do so; and WHEREAS, on November 14, 2013, the 1963 team will be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame, becoming the first team ever to be so enshrined; and WHEREAS, the starting five of John Egan, Jerry Harkness, Les Hunter, Ron Miller and Vic Rouse were known as the “Iron Five” and played the entire 45 minutes of the NCAA title game against two-time defending champions, University of Cincinnati, without substitutions; and WHEREAS, the “Iron Five” earned a combined 11 academic degrees; and WHEREAS, more importantly than a winning season and a national championship, the team, along with the team of Mississippi State, will always be remembered for playing each other in what is now known as the “Game of Change” in East Lansing, MapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1813 1 A RESOLUTION HONORING ANTONIO “TONY” PAEZConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION HONORING ANTONIO “TONY” PAEZ WHEREAS, Antonio “Tony” Paez was born and raised in the city of Santiago, Barrio Nuevo, Dominican Republic; and WHEREAS, Mr. Paez married Maria Luiza Oyola; father of Sasha Maria Paez; and WHEREAS, Mr. Paez completed his studies in communications, becoming a licensed radio announcer in Dominican Republic; and WHEREAS, Mr. Paez moved to New York in 1962, where he started working on television as a host of various programs; and WHEREAS, Mr. Paez also worked as a columnist for a newspaper as well as managed a night club; and WHEREAS, Mr. Paez moved to Chicago in 1978 and started working with Jose Salamanca on a show entitled “Buenos Dias Chicago;” and WHEREAS, Mr. Paez worked on the El Show de Ray Rubio in 1979; and WHEREAS, Mr. Paez worked on the El Show de Raúl Cardona in 1980; and WHEREAS, Mr. Paez worked on “Radio Club Familiar” with Elias Diaz Y Perez in 1980; and WHEREAS, Mr. Paez moved to Puerto Rico to work on Radio Caguas in 1983; and WHEREAS, Mr. Paez moved back to Chicago in 1990 and conapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1815 1 CELEBRATING HAROLD ALTMAN 101ST BIRTHDAY CELEBRATING HAROLD ALTMAN 101ST BIRTHDAY CELEBRATING HAROLD ALTMAN 101ST BIRTHDAYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CELEBRATING HAROLD ALTMAN 101ST BIRTHDAY WHREAS, it has come to the attention of the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Harold Altman celebrated his 101st Birthday on April 5, 2013; and WHEREAS Harold Altman has witnessed monumental events over the course of his lifetime such as: World War I, Russian Revolution, 1917, First Commercial Radio Station, 1920, Era of Depression, 1929-1939, Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, World War II, 1939-1945, Korean War, 1950-1953, Russian Sputnik, 1957, President Kennedy Assassination, November 1963, First Moon Landing July 20, 1969, Vietnam War, 1965-1973, the advent of the internet, the Super Bowl Champion Chicago Bears in 1985, White Sox World Series Championship in 2005, the Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup Championships, and the dawn of a new Millennium, and WHEREAS on September 22, 2013, Harold Altman celebrates his 101st Birthday with a special gathering of family, friends, neighbors, and fellow Centenarians at Smith Village, a continuing care retirement community on Chicago’s Beverly neighborhood, now therefoapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1817 1 CELEBRATING GRACE GRAFFEO 100TH BIRTHDAYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CELEBRATING GRACE GRAFFEO 100TH BIRTHDAY WHEREAS, it has come to the attention of the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Grace Graffeo celebrated her 100th Birthday on July 13, 2013; and WHEREAS Grace Graffeo has witnessed monumental events over the course of her lifetime such as: World War I, Russian Revolution, 1917, First Commercial Radio Station, 1920, Era of Depression, 1929-1939, Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, World War II, 1939-1945, Korean War, 1950-1953, Russian Sputnik, 1957, President Kennedy Assassination, November 1963, First Moon Landing July 20, 1969, Vietnam War, 1965-1973, the advent of the internet, the Super Bowl Champion Chicago Bears in 1985, White Sox World Series Championship in 2005, the Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup Championships, and the dawn of a new Millennium, and WHEREAS on September 22, 2013, Grace Graffeo celebrates her 100th Birthday with a special gathering of family, friends, neighbors, and fellow Centenarians at Smith Village, a continuing care retirement community on Chicago’s Beverly neighborhood, now therefapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1823 1 CELEBRATING HELEN KUTSCHKE’S 102ND BIRTHDAYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CELEBRATING HELEN KUTSCHKE’S 102ND BIRTHDAY WHEREAS, it has come to the attention of the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Helen Kutschke celebrated her 102nd Birthday on July 2, 2013; and WHEREAS Helen Kutschke has witnessed monumental events over the course of her lifetime such as: World War I, Russian Revolution, 1917, First Commercial Radio Station, 1920, Era of Depression, 1929-1939, Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, World War II, 1939-1945, Korean War, 1950-1953, Russian Sputnik, 1957, President Kennedy Assassination, November 1963, First Moon Landing July 20, 1969, Vietnam War, 1965-1973, the advent of the internet, the Super Bowl Champion Chicago Bears in 1985, White Sox World Series Championship in 2005, the Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup Championships, and the dawn of a new Millennium, and WHEREAS on September 22, 2013, Helen Kutschke celebrates her 102nd Birthday with a special gathering of family, friends, neighbors, and fellow Centenarians at Smith Village, a continuing care retirement community on Chicago’s Beverly neighborhood, now tapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1824 1 GERT NORBY 100TH BIRTHDAY GERT NORBY 100TH BIRTHDAY Gert Norby 100th BirthdayConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION GERT NORBY 100TH BIRTHDAY WHEREAS, it has come to the attention of the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Gert Norby celebrated her 100th Birthday on May 24, 2013; and WHEREAS Gert Norby has witnessed monumental events over the course of her lifetime such as: World War I, Russian Revolution, 1917, First Commercial Radio Station, 1920, Era of Depression, 1929-1939, Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, World War II, 1939-1945, Korean War, 1950-1953, Russian Sputnik, 1957, President Kennedy Assassination, November 1963, First Moon Landing July 20, 1969, Vietnam War, 1965-1973, the advent of the internet, the Super Bowl Champion Chicago Bears in 1985, White Sox World Series Championship in 2005, the Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup Championships, and the dawn of a new Millennium, and WHEREAS on September 22, 2013, Gert Norby celebrates her 100th Birthday with a special gathering of family, friends, neighbors, and fellow Centenarians at Smith Village, a continuing care retirement community on Chicago’s Beverly neighborhood, now therefore BE IT RESOLVED thaapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1830 1 CELEBRATING ANN MCGOWAN’S 105TH BIRTHDAYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CELEBRATING ANN MCGOWAN’S 105TH BIRTHDAY WHEREAS, it has come to the attention of the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Ann McGowan will celebrate her 105th Birthday on October 14, 2013; and WHEREAS Ann McGowan has witnessed monumental events over the course of her lifetime such as: World War I, Russian Revolution, 1917, First Commercial Radio Station, 1920, Era of Depression, 1929-1939, Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, World War II, 1939-1945, Korean War, 1950-1953, Russian Sputnik, 1957, President Kennedy Assassination, November 1963, First Moon Landing July 20, 1969, Vietnam War, 1965-1973, the advent of the internet, the Super Bowl Champion Chicago Bears in 1985, White Sox World Series Championship in 2005, the Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup Championships, and the dawn of a new Millennium, and WHEREAS on September 22, 2013, Ann McGowan celebrates her upcoming 105th Birthday with a special gathering of family, friends, neighbors, and fellow Centenarians at Smith Village, a continuing care retirement community on Chicago’s Beverly neighborhood, approvePass Action details Not available
13-1831 1 John Thanoukos - DeathConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE OF JOHN THANOUKOS WHEREAS, a highly successful restaurateur, John Thanoukos was as equally devoted to his family; and WHEREAS, Mr. Thanoukos emigrated to the United States from the small southern Greek town of Stadio in 1970, where he had been a potato farmer and where he would later be remembered as a generous benefactor; and WHEREAS, Mr. Thanoukos began working in restaurants in Chicago as a busboy and short order cook, eventually opening many successful restaurants: Hub’s in Skokie in 1976; a second Hub’s established in 1981 at 5540 N. Lincoln in Chicago; Bub’s at 5800 W. Irving Park Road in Chicago; Goodi’s in Niles; GRK Greek Kitchen in Chicago’s Loop; and GRK Kitchen at Chicago’s Northwestern Memorial Hospital; and WHEREAS, Mr. Thanoukos’ success in the restaurant industry was attributable to - aside from his sweat equity - his willingness to innovate; for example, he was one of the first local restaurateurs to feature the now-popular cones of gyros meat that turn on vertical spits; and WHEREAS, other factors in Mr. ThanapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1832 1 Hermon Baptist ChurchConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING Hermon Baptist Church ON THEIR 125th Anniversary WHEREAS, On Sunday, October 27, 2013, Hermon Baptist Church is celebrating its’ 125th Anniversary; and WHEREAS, Hermon Baptist Church is the oldest African American Baptist Church on the north side of Chicago, it began in 1887 as a singing group of thirteen dedicated African American domestic workers, residing and working on Chicago’s Gold Coast, with the desire to worship with other African American Christians; and WHEREAS, Initially the nomadic church members would travel by foot or buggy to the south side to worship with other Christians of color but the weekly ventures became arduous and the group began holding services in various locations closer to home. Growing weary with the location changes in 1902, they moved into their current site at 1754 N. Clark Street; and WHEREAS, The Hermon Baptist Church 125th year Anniversary celebration includes a walk-a-thon from its north side home to the Olivet Baptist church on the south side to commemorate how the church journey and the impetus beapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1834 1 IN MEMORY OF BISHOP TIMOTHY LYNEConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF BISHOP TIMOTHY LYNE WHEREAS Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Bishop Timothy Lyne from our midst, and WHEREAS Bishop Timothy Lyne was the Pastor of Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago from 1967 to 1990, and WHEREAS Bishop Timothy Lyne was first ordained as a priest in 1943, after completing his education at Quigley Preparatory Seminary, and Mundelein Seminary, and WHEREAS Bishop Timothy Lyne served in local suburban parishes in Riverside and Oak Park before returning to Holy Name in Chicago, and WHEREAS Bishop Timothy Lyne was named as Auxiliary Bishop by Cardinal Joseph Bernardin in 1983, and WHEREAS Bishop Timothy Lyne once served as Grand Marshall of Chicago’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, and in 1996 he presided over the re-dedication Mass for Old St. Patrick’s Church, and WHEREAS Bishop Timothy Lyne served as a mentor to younger members of the clergy, and as vicar to senior priests, providing assistance and support when needed, and WHEREAS Bishop Timothy Lyne was widely known as an effective advocate fapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1835 1 JAMES WILLIAMSON 102ND BIRTHDAYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION JAMES WILLIAMSON 102ND BIRTHDAY WHEREAS, it has come to the attention of the Cook County Board of Commissioners that James Williamson celebrated his 102nd Birthday on August 3, 2013; and WHEREAS James Williamson has witnessed monumental events over the course of his lifetime such as: World War I, Russian Revolution, 1917, First Commercial Radio Station, 1920, Era of Depression, 1929-1939, Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, World War II, 1939-1945, Korean War, 1950-1953, Russian Sputnik, 1957, President Kennedy Assassination, November 1963, First Moon Landing July 20, 1969, Vietnam War, 1965-1973, the advent of the internet, the Super Bowl Champion Chicago Bears in 1985, White Sox World Series Championship in 2005, the Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup Championships, and the dawn of a new Millennium, and WHEREAS on September 22, 2013, James Williamson celebrates his 102nd Birthday with a special gathering of family, friends, neighbors, and fellow Centenarians at Smith Village, a continuing care retirement community on Chicago’s Beverly neighborhood, now thereapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1843 1 CELEBRATING JOHN STANIS’ 103RD BIRTHDAYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CELEBRATING JOHN STANIS’ 103RD BIRTHDAY WHEREAS, it has come to the attention of the Cook County Board of Commissioners that John Stanis celebrated his 103rd Birthday on February 17, 2013; and WHEREAS, John Stanis has witnessed monumental events over the course of his lifetime such as: World War I, Russian Revolution, 1917, First Commercial Radio Station, 1920, Era of Depression, 1929-1939, Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, World War II, 1939-1945, Korean War, 1950-1953, Russian Sputnik, 1957, President Kennedy Assassination, November 1963, First Moon Landing July 20, 1969, Vietnam War, 1965-1973, the advent of the internet, the Super Bowl Champion Chicago Bears in 1985, White Sox World Series Championship in 2005, the Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup Championships, and the dawn of a new Millennium, and WHEREAS, on September 22, 2013, John Stanis celebrates his 103rd Birthday with a special gathering of family, friends, neighbors, and fellow Centenarians at Smith Village, a continuing care retirement community on Chicago’s Beverly neighborhood, now therefoapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1724 2 Cybersecurity Resolution DRAFTResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Recognizing the Importance of Cybersecurity in County Government Whereas, cyber crime continues to be an issue of concern to local governments across the United States; and Whereas, in 2012, the average organizational cost associated with cyber crime was $8.9 million, with expenses ranging from $1.4 million to as much as $46 million; and Whereas, the cyber crime success rate increased roughly forty-two percent from 2011 to 2012; and Whereas, employee cyber security training and education substantially reduces cyber crime success rates; and Whereas, Cook County Government recognizes the importance of protecting its critical technological resources from cyber crime; and Whereas, the County is making technological resource security a top priority; and Whereas, the County relies on cyber technologies to meet President Preckwinkle’s mandate of innovative leadership, transparency and accountability, improved services, and fiscal responsibility to all County residents; and Whereas, the County’s critical infrastructures use the internet to sustaapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1410 1 Safer Foundation, Chicago, IllinoisContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Justice Advisory Council Vendor: Safer Foundation, Chicago, Illinois Request: Requesting authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase and extend Contract. Good(s) or Service(s): Contractual specialist staff Contract Period: Original grant contract period was 09/20/2012 to 03/19/2013. Contract increase and extension approved by the Board 03/20/2013. Expiration of current contract 09/19/2013. Contract Period Extension: 09/20/2013 to 09/19/2014 Current Contract Amount Authority: $219,400.00 Board Approved: N/A Board Increase(s): 03/20/2013, $109,400.00 Chief Procurement Officer Original Authorization: 09/20/2012, $110,000.00 This Increase Requested: $312,700.00 ($147,013.00 (499-818 account), and $165,687.00 659-260 account) Potential Fiscal Impact: FY2013, $165,687.00 (659-260 account), FY 2014, $147,013.00 (499-818 account) Accounts: 499-818 and 659-260 Contract Number(s): 12-23-384 Concurrences: The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: This increapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1577 1 roject Reclaim grant iGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Justice Advisory Council Grantee: State’s Attorney Office Grantor: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA) Request: Requesting approval for the acceptance of grant award Purpose: The purpose of the Project Reclaim grant is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of methods by which delinquent minors are processed, treated, monitored, rehabilitated or diverted from court involvement. Grant Amount: $298,675.00 ($274,031 from ICJIA) and ($24,644 in match dollars from Cook County) Grant Period: 7/1/13 to 11/26/13 Fiscal Impact: $24,644 in match funds from (account 499-818) Accounts: 499-818 Concurrences: The Department of Budget and Management Services have reviewed the appropriate grant documents and concur with this request Summary: Funds will be used to support the position of Juvenile Data Specialist who will maintain, analyze and prepare reports from a database of youth served under the Project Reclaim initiative. Funds will be used for expediting the prosecution of violent juvenile offendersapproveFail Action details Video Video
13-1734 1 Adult Redeploy Grant AwardGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Justice Advisory Council Grantee: Justice Advisory Council Grantor: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority Request: Requesting approval to accept grant award Purpose: This grant award will fund the Access to Community-based Treatment (ACT) program. The Access to Community-Based Treatment (ACT) Court is a problem-solving court that seeks to divert individuals with behavioral health needs from prison and jail into community- based services. Grant Amount: $786,819.00 Grant Period: 10/1/13 to 6/30/14 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any Summary: The ACT Court will divert certain eligible high-risk offenders with behavioral health needs from prison and jail into community-based services. Eligible participants must be nonviolent offenders who would otherwise be facing a prison sentence as a result of new arrests for certain felony possession of controlled substance offenses or rapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1772 1 conceal carry act resolutionResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CONCEAL CARRY ACT IN COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, the Illinois General Assembly was required by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals to enact a conceal carry law and did so passing the Firearm Concealed Carry Act, giving the Illinois State Police 180 days to implement a license system, and WHEREAS, under the Act, local law enforcement agencies may object to an application if their objection is based upon a reasonable suspicion that the applicant is a danger to him/herself or others, or a threat to public safety, and WHEREAS, the license process is based on an already overburdened Firearm Owner Identification Card system; and WHEREAS, there are already 300,000 FOID card holders in Cook County; and WHEREAS, in Cook County alone, nearly 4000 revoked FOID card holders still maintain their FOID card and firearms compelling the Cook County Sheriff’s Office to dedicate a gun team to recovering FOID cards from revoked possessors to protect the safety and welfare of the citizens of Cook County; and WHEREAS, the conceal carry lreferPass Action details Video Video
13-1743 1 No Cash Bid - City of Chicago HeightsNo Cash Bid RequestPROPOSED NO CASH BID REQUEST Requestor: THOMAS J. SOMER, Corporation Counsel Request: No Cash Bid Request Location: City of Chicago Heights Volume and Property Index Number: CITY OF CHICAGO HEIGHTS VOLUME PROPERTY INDEX NUMBER 012 32-16-311-003-0000 (vacant land) 012 32-16-311-004-0000 (vacant land) 012 32-16-400-004-0000 (vacant land) 012 32-16-400-005-0000 (vacant land) 015 32-21-104-002-0000 (vacant land) 015 32-21-104-003-0000 (occupied industrial building) Summary: It is the intention of the City of Chicago Heights to convey all parcels to the Third Party Requestor, Wilkins & Son, LLC. Wilkins & Son, LLC is currently leasing the land from the current owners and minimal work is being conducted within the actual structure. Building upon recent growth and expansion, Wilkins & Son has had a successful and longstanding presence in Chicago Heights resulting in growth and job expansion for the community. As background, Wilkins & Son, including Wilkins Rebuilders/Brookfield Iron & Metal, is a metal scrapping company that dismantles all types of machineryreferPass Action details Video Video
13-1747 1 No Cash Bid Request Orland ParkNo Cash Bid RequestPROPOSED NO CASH BID REQUEST Requestor: DANIEL J. McLAUGHLIN, Mayor Request: No Cash Bid Request Location: Village of Orland Park Volume and Property Index Number: VILLAGE OF ORLAND PARK VOLUME PROPERTY INDEX NUMBER 146 27-12-105-011-0000 146 27-17-103-023-0000 146 27-17-103-029-0000 146 27-17-103-036-0000 (not eligible) 146 27-18-105-033-0000 146 27-18-106-007-0000 147 27-20-409-007-0000 (not eligible) 147 27-20-409-008-0000 (not eligible) 147 27-29-114-001-0000 147 27-31-116-017-0000 147 27-31-206-013-0000 147 27-32-101-011-0000 Summary: The Village of Orland Park has targeted multiple locations within the community for storm water detention, for dedication as right-of-ways and for vacant land redevelopment. In the interest of the utilizing these properties for said purposes, the Village of Orland Park is seeking title to the following tax delinquent properties and requests that the Cook County Board of Commissioners submit a No Cash Bid for these properties on behalf of the Village. The PINs in this Request Package are as follows: referPass Action details Video Video
13-1773 1 Ordinance Amendment Rules ChangeOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AN AMENDMENT TO THE PARLIAMENTARY RULES NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Chapter 2 Administration, Article III, County Board, Division 2, Rules of Organization and Procedure, Sections. 2-105 and 2-107 of the Cook County Code, is hereby amended as follows: Sec. 2-105. - Organization. … (g) Referrals to committees. The Board may by motion refer any item before the Board to a Committee or to a subcommittee. The Chair of a committee may refer an item pending in that committee to a subcommittee of that committee. An item referred by the Board to any committee or subcommittee, or by a committee chair to a subcommittee, shall not be jointly referred to any other committee or subcommittee. Only upon the return of the item to the Board, either by report of the committee or by the Board's discharge of the item from the committee or subcommittee, may the Board refer the item to another committee or subcommittee. All items referred to committee or subcommittee by the Board shall be designated with a CommunicatioapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1749 1 COMMITTEE REPORT Finance Subcommittee on LitigationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Committee Date: October 1, 2013approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1748 1 COMMITTEE REPORT Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ CompensationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ Compensation Committee Date: October 1, 2013approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1754 1 COMMITTEE REPORT Finance Subcommittee on Real Estate and Business and Economic DevelopmentCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Real Estate and Business and Economic Development Committee Date: October 1, 2013approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1755 1 COMMITTEE REPORT Finance Subcommittee on LaborCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Labor Committee Date: October 1, 2013approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1757 1 Legislation and Intergovernmental RelationsCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Date: October 2, 2013approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1751 1 COMMITTEE REPORT FinanceCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Committee Date: October 2, 2013approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1752 1 COMMITTEE REPORT Zoning and BuildingCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Zoning and Building Committee Date: October 2, 2013approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1753 1 COMMITTEE REPORT Roads and BridgesCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Roads and Bridges Committee Date: October 2, 2013approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1624 1 Liquor Control Commission License Fee and Advertising Fund AuditReportREPORT Department: Office of the County Auditor Request: Receive and File Report Title: Liquor Control Commission License Fee and Advertising Fund Audit Report Period: For the period ended 11/30/12 Summary: The purpose of this report was to determine that the internal accounting controls provide a satisfactory basis for safeguarding assets and recording financial transactions.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
13-1740 1 Bills and Claims ReportReportREPORT Department: Office of the Comptroller Request: Receive and File Report Title: Bills and Claims Report Report Period: 8/29/13 - 9/18/13 Summary: Bills and Claims Report for the period of August 29, 2013 through September 18, 2013. 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
13-1507 1 Contract BCR Automative Group, LLC d/b/a Roesch FordContract (Vehicle Purchase)PROPOSED CONTRACT (VEHICLE PURCHASE) Department(s): Department of Transportation and Highways Vendor: BCR Automotive Group, LLC d/b/a Roesch Ford of Bensenville, Illinois Request: Approval to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Five (5) Crew Cab Dump Trucks F-550 Type with 1 Ton Dump Body Contract period: One-Time Purchase Fiscal Impact: $378,075.00 Accounts: 717/500-549 Contract Number(s): 12-84-214 Concurrences: The Vehicle Steering Committee concurs with this recommendation Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: Competitive bidding procedures were followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Ordinance. On April 26, 2013 two (2) bidders responded. After careful analysis of the bids, BCR Automotive Group, LLC d/b/a/ Roesch Ford was deemed the lowest responsive and responsible bidder and recommended for contract award. This purchase will be used by the Maintenance Bureau of the Department of Transportation and Highways for the purpose oapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1594 1 Motor Fuel Tax Project Maintenance Fiscal Year 2014 and 2015Resolution, Maintenance (Highway)PROPOSED RESOLUTION, MAINTENANCE (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Request: Approval Type of Project: Motor Fuel Tax Project Maintenance Fiscal Year 2014 and 2015 Section: 14-8STIC-35-GM Maintenance District(s): Maintenance Districts: #1, 2, 3, 4, 5 County Board District(s): County Board Districts: #1, 4, 5, 6, 9, 11, 13-17 Fiscal Impact: $2,125,000.00 Account(s): 600-585 Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits for adoption a resolution appropriating funds for the contract maintenance services of crosswalks, stop lines, words and symbols and other incidental pavement markings on various County Highways for the calendar years 2014 and 2015. These services are needed for safety and traffic control but the Department does not have the trained manpower or sophisticated equipment to maintain the pavement markings. This appropriation is made in anticipation of a forthcoming contract to be submitted to your Honorable Body at a later date.approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1595 1 Appropriating Resolution for Land Acquisition ServicesAppropriating Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED APPROPRIATING RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): N/A Request: Approval Good(s) or Services(s): Appropriating Resolution for Land Acquisition Services Location: Various Locations throughout Cook County Section: 14-6LAND-02-ES Fiscal Impact: $700,000.00 Accounts: 600-585 Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits for adoption a resolution appropriating funds for land surveys, appraisals, negotiations and other related land acquisition services at various locations throughout Cook County by an outside engineering consultant. These services are needed for the Department to perform the land acquisition services needed to obtain the property required for project construction. This appropriation is made in anticipation of a forthcoming contract to be presented to your Honorable Body at a later date.approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1596 1 Tri-State Tollway (I-294) at Interstate 57 (I-57)Interagency Agreement (Highway)PROPOSED INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Illinois State Toll Highway Authority Request: Approval to enter into and execute agreement Goods or Services: Temporary Construction Easement Agreement Location: Tri-State Tollway (I-294) at Interstate 57 (I-57) County Board District: 5 Centerline Mileage: N/A Agreement Period: Effective upon execution by the Toll Authority and shall terminate on August 1, 2016. Agreement Number(s): NA Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways submits for execution of a Temporary Construction Easement Agreement between the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority and the County of Cook, wherein the Toll Authority is granted the right to enter upon County property commonly known as Parcel Number TW-IC-10-220TE for the purpose of constructing an interchange improvement along the Tri-State (I-294) Tollway at Interstate 57 (I-57). This easement agreement is necessitated by a previous IntergapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1598 1 Appropriating Resolution Computer for Software Maint ServicesAppropriating Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED APPROPRIATING RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Department of Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): N/A Request: Approval Good(s) or Services(s): Computer Application Software Maintenance Services Location Department of Transportation and Highways Section: 14-IFCAS-13-ES Fiscal Impact: $151,340.00 Accounts: 600-585 Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits for adoption a resolution appropriating funds for an outside consulting engineering firm to conduct software maintenance and licensing services for various computer applications utilized by the Department of Transportation and Highways. These services are needed for the Department to maintain the computer application software necessary for engineering and data management functions. This appropriation is made in anticipation of a forthcoming contract to be submitted to your Honorable Body at a later date.approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1606 1 Bureau of Construction progress report ending August 31, 2013ReportREPORT Department: Department of Transportation and Highways Request: Receive and File Report Title: Department of Transportation and Highways Bureau of Construction progress report Report Period: Ending 8/31/13 Summary: Submitted is a copy of the Construction Bureau Progress Report ending August 31, 2013receive and filePass Action details Video Video
13-1607 1 Triggi Construction, Inc.Completion of Construction Approval Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED COMPLETION OF CONSTRUCTION APPROVAL RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Department of Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Triggi Construction, Inc., West Chicago, Illinois Action: Approval Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Location of Project: Bartlett Road, Lake Street to Golf Road , in the Village of Hoffman Estates Section: 11-V4738-02-RP County Board District: 15 Contract Number: 11-28-186I Federal Project Number: N/A Federal Job Number: N/A Final Cost: $3,150,910.21 Percent Above or Below Construction Contract Bid Amount: 5%, $150,825.61 (addition) Summary Respectfully submit to your Honorable Body and recommend for adoption a resolution approving the construction of the above captioned project in the Village of Hoffman Estates. On March 1, 2012, your Honorable Body awarded a contract for the aforesaid improvement to be completed in accordance with the plans and specifications. The work, consisting of repairing the existing concrete pavement with patching along with diamond grapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1611 1 Access Control Highway Release AgreementInteragency Agreement (Highway)PROPOSED INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Department of Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Illinois State Toll Highway Authority Request: Approval and Execution Goods or Services: Access Control- Highway Release Agreement Location: Tri-State Tollway (I-294) at intersection 57 (I-57) County Board District: County Board District #5 Centerline Mileage: N/A Agreement Period: N/A Agreement Number(s): N/A Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways submits for execution an Access Control - Highway Release Agreement between the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority and the County of Cook, wherein the County releases all interests and rights to the subject Highways and property associated with the proposed interchange along the Tri-State (I-294) Tollway at Interstate 57 (I-57). This agreement is perpetual and shall be effective upon execution by the Toll Authority. This access control agreement is necessitated by a previous Intergovernmental AgreemenapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1513 1 IGA with Leyden Township- inspection services for time sensitive code violationsIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Leyden Township Request: Enter into and execute an intergovernmental agreement between Cook County (“County”) and Leyden Township (“Township”) Goods or Services: Leyden Township will authorize township enforcement officers (TEO’s) to enforce County Ordinances within areas of the County located within the township pursuant to the proposed intergovernmental agreement. Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: This agreement shall commence on the date of execution by the Cook County Board of Commissioners and shall continue in full force and effect until such time that either party provides thirty (30) days written notice of such termination to the other party. Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: N/A Summary: Per Article VII, Section 10 of the Illinois Constitution, the Illinois 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 tapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1556 1 Fee Waiver-Cook County Forest Preserve District, Des Plaines Division HQReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Cook County Forest Preserve District Request: Reduction in Fee Good(s) or Service(s): N/A County District: 9 Permit Number: 131283 Property: Des Plaines Division HQ, 801 N. River Road, Mt. Prospect, IL Description: Demolition of Pump House Township: Wheeling Amount: $294.00 Percent Waived: 10% Amount Waived: $29.40 Fiscal Impact: $29.40 Account(s): N/A Summary: Reduction in fee for County AgencyapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1558 1 Fee Waiver-Chicago Zoological Society, Brookfield ZooReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Chicago Zoological Society, Brookfield Zoo Request: Reduced Fee Waiver Good(s) or Service(s): N/A County District: 16 Permit Number: 131303 Property: 3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, IL Description: Temporary Tent Township: Proviso Amount: $735.00 Percent Waived: 10% Amount Waived: $73.50 Fiscal Impact: $73.50 Account(s): N/A Summary: Reduction of fee for County AgencyapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1597 1 Fee Waiver-Forest Preserve District of Cook CountyReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Cook County Forest Preserve District, Poplar Creek Wildlife Headquarters Request: Fee Waiver Request Good(s) or Service(s): N/A County District: 14 Permit Number: 121440 Property: 3100 Golf Road, Hoffman Estates, IL Description: Remodel Offices and Garage Township: Hanover Amount: $75,431.56 Percent Waived: 10% Amount Waived: $7,543.15 Fiscal Impact: $7,543.15 Account(s): N/A Summary: Reduction of fee for Government AgencyapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1641 1 Fee Waiver-Chicago Botanic GardenReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Chicago Botanic Garden Request: Fee Waiver Good(s) or Service(s): N/A County District: 13 Permit Number: 131554 Property: 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL Description: Temporary Tent for Harvest Ball Township: Northfield Amount: $3,589.36 Percent Waived: 10% Amount Waived: $358.94 Fiscal Impact: $358.94 Account(s): N/A Summary: Reduction of fee for Governmental AgencyapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1723 1 Amendment to PUBLIC LAND DISTRICT Cook County Zoning Ordinance of 2001, Section 7.1Ordinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AMENDMENT TO THE ZONING ORDINANCE - PUBLIC LAND DISTRICT BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Appendix A, Zoning, Article 7, Public and Open Land Districts, Section 7.1 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as follows: 7.1. - P-1 Public Land District. 7.1.1. Description of district. The P-1 Public Land District is intended to provide for publicly owned land. Some public land, however, may not be zoned P-1 depending on the use. No privately owned property or structures are allowed in the P-1 Public Land District. 7.1.2. Use, lot and bulk regulations. The applicable use, lot and bulk regulations are set forth in Sections 7.1.3 through 7.1.9. 7.1.3. Permitted uses. A permitted use of land or buildings shall be allowed in accordance with the provisions of this ordinance. Unless otherwise specifically set forth, wherever a permitted use is named as a major category, it shall be deemed to include only those enumerated uses. Unless otherwise specifically allowed by this ordinance, no building or zoning lot shall be devotedreferPass Action details Video Video
13-1316 10 Countywide Window Replacement - Package 2Contract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Office of Capital Planning & Policy Vendor: INSPEC, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Requesting authorization to enter into and execute Contract Good(s) or Service(s): Architectural and Engineering Services for Countywide Window Replacement- Package 2 at the following five (5) locations: -Second District Courthouse Skokie, 5600 Old Orchard Road, Skokie, Illinois -Third District Courthouse Rolling Meadows, 2121 Euclid Avenue, Rolling Meadows, Illinois -Fourth District Courthouse Maywood, 1500 South Maywood Drive, Maywood, Illinois -Rockwell Warehouse, 2323 South Rockwell, Chicago, Illinois -Hawthorne Warehouse, 4545 West Cermak, Chicago, Illinois Contract period: 11 months Fiscal Impact: $159,000.00 Accounts: 20000 County Physical Plant Contract Number(s): 13-88-12751 Concurrences: Vendor has met Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: Request for Proposal (RFP) was issued to the pre-qualified group for Countywide Window Replacement - Package approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1541 2 DHSEM Relocation Project - Bid Package 2 at Oak Forest HospitalContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Office of Capital Planning and Policy Vendor: Lombard Construction Company, Alsip, Illinois Request: Board Approval for a Contract Amendment to include a 5% project contingency for the Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) Relocation Project Bid Package 2 at Oak Forest Hospital. Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Contract Period: 4/5/13 - 2/1/14 Contract Period Extension: N/A Current Contract Amount Authority: $7,377,000.00. $3,500,000.00 is encumbered on PO# 185173 (Capital Planning & Policy); $3,795,000.00 is encumbered on PO# 185834 (Homeland Security & Emergency Management) grant funds. Board Approved: N/A Board Increase(s): N/A Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $365,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2013 $365,000.00 Accounts: 20000 County Physical Plant Contract Number(s): 13-18-010R Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Office of the Chief ProcurapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1673 2 Clean Steam Pipe Replacement at Stroger HospitalContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Office of Capital Planning and Policy Vendor: Edwards Engineering, Inc., Elk Grove Village, Illinois Request: To enter into and execute. Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Contract Value: $14,541,200.00 Contract period: 15 months from Board Approval Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2013 $14,541,200.00 Accounts: 22000 John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital Contract Number(s): 13-55-12950 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: An Invitation for Bid was issued for Clean Steam Pipe Replacement at Stroger Hospital. A competitive bid process was followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. Edwards Engineering, Inc. was the lowest responsive and responsible bidder and is recommended for this award. The intent of this project is to replace the existing clean steam system at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital with a new clean steam system.approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1704 3 Thomas Molk / Old Derby LLCResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Thomas Molk/Old Derby LLC Class 6B Property Tax Incentive request Respectfully submitting this resolution regarding Thomas Molk / Old Derby LLC’s request for a Class 6b property tax incentive for special circumstances for an industrial building located at 7200 W. 66th Street, Bedford Park, Illinois. This property is located in your District. The applicant intends to occupy the property as Thomas Sales & Marketing for the warehousing and distribution of electrical products to wholesale businesses. Thomas Molk / Old Derby LLC 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. 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 industriareferPass Action details Video Video
13-1705 2 GHP Group, Inc. Class 6bResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION GHP Group, Inc. Class 6B Property Tax Incentive Request Respectfully submitting this resolution regarding GHP Group, Inc.’s request for a Class 6b property tax incentive for special circumstances and substantial rehabilitation for an industrial building located at 6440 West Howard Street, Niles, Illinois. The applicant intends to occupy the building for the manufacturing, warehousing and distribution of seasonal consumer goods sold in national home improvement centers. GHP Group, Inc. 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. 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 CounreferPass Action details Video Video
13-1709 2 120 Palatine, LLC 6b requestResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION 120 Palatine, LLC’s for a Class 6b property tax incentive REQUEST Respectfully submitting this resolution regarding 120 Palatine, LLC’s request for a Class 6b property tax incentive for special circumstances and substantial rehabilitation for an industrial building located at 120 West Palatine, Illinois. This property is located in your District. The applicant intends to lease a portion of the property to Hot Mama’s Food for the warehousing and distribution of food products. 120 Palatine, 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 a 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. 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 WHEREreferPass Action details Video Video
13-1715 1 Realty Associates Fund VII, L.P.ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Realty Associates Fund VII, L.P. class 6b property tax incentive respectfully submitting this resolution regarding Realty Associates Fund VII, L.P.’s request for a Class 6bproperty tax incentive for special circumstances for an industrial building located at 800 Albion Avenue, Schaumburg, Illinois. This property is located in your District. The applicant intends to lease to the property to 3D Exhibits an exhibit and events services company for warehousing and programing of interactive software. Realty Associates Fund VII, L.P. 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. PROPOSED RESOLUTION WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b that provides an applicant a reduction in the referPass Action details Video Video
13-1490 2 Toilet paper and paper towelsContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Facilities Management, Office of the Chief Procurement Officer, Office of the Sheriff - Department of Re-entry, Department of Transportation and Highways, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Office of the Chief Judge Adult Probation, Medical Examiner, Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, Office of the Sheriff - Department of Corrections, Office of the County Clerk Vendor: Valdes 2323 Ravine Way Glenview, Illinois 60025 Request: To enter into and execute. Good(s) or Service(s): Toilet Tissue and Paper Towels Contract Value: $1,158,650.08 Contract period: 10/7/13 - 10/6/15; Twenty four (24) months with two (2) one year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: 236-330 FY 2013 - $6,222.09, FY 2014 - $24,888.36, FY 2015 - $18,666.27; 500-333 FY 2013 - $1,138.12, FY 2014 - $6,828.72, FY 2015 - $5,690.66; 529-350 FY 2013 - $318.22, FY 2014 - $1,909.32, FY 2015 - $1,591.06; 280-330 FY 2013 - $1,383.50, FY 2014 - $8,301.00, FY 2015 - $6,917.50; 259-330 FY 2013 - $1,255.50, FY 2014 - $7,533.00, FY 2015 - $6,277.50; approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1718 1 HR Activity Reports for Pay Periods 17 and 18ReportREPORT Department: Human Resources, Comptroller Request: Receive and File Report Title: Human Resources Activity Reports for Pay Periods 17 and 18 Report Period: Pay Period 17: 7/28/13 - 8/10/13 and Pay Period 18: 8/11/13 - 8/24/13 Summary: Submitting the Human Resources Activity report covering the two (2) week pay period for Pay Period 17 ending August 10, 2013 and Pay Period 18 ending August 24, 2013.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
13-1323 3 LIQUOR CONTROL ACCOUNTResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION REGARDING COOK COUNTY LIQUOR CONTROL ACCOUNT 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 or savings accounts. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the checking or savings accounts at the Seaway Bank for the Cook County Liquor Control Account, be updated for General Fund; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following are the names of those persons who are authorized to sign checks on these checking or savings accounts and that the signatures of at least two (w) of these shall be required on each check: 1. Toni Preckwinkle 2. John C. Allen, IV 3. Lawrence Wilson BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following person heretofore designated to be signatory shall be deleted: 1. Reshma Soni BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Cook County Auditor be directed to audit this account of said institapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1602 1 PraesesContract (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Bureau of Technology Vendor: Praeses, LLC, Shreveport, Louisiana Request: To enter into and execute. Good(s) or Service(s): Inmate telephone system auditing and consulting Contract Value: $580,110.00 Contract period: 10/2/13 - 10/1/15, with two one-year extension options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2013: $48,342.50; FY 2014: $290,055.00; FY 2015: $241,712.50 Accounts: 499-260 Contract Number(s): 13-23-12442 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: Under the proposed contract, Praeses will provide the following: (1) billing and calling reconciliation services for the County’s inmate telephone system (“ITS”) provider, (2) consulting and market intelligence services for the development of a Request for Proposal for a future ITS, and (3) public ITS complaint monitoring and handling, reporting and as-needed management services for the County’s ITS provider.approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1714 1 ESRIContract (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Bureau of Technology, Department of Geographical Information Systems Vendor: Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI), Redlands, California Request: Contract amendment Good(s) or Service(s): The proposed amendment will amend the County’s existing GIS enterprise agreement to include hosting services for a DHSEM infrastructure database. Contract Period: 11/1/12 - 10/31/15 Contract Extension Period: N/A Current Contract Amount Authority: $5,500,000.00 Board Approved: 11/1/2012, $5,500,000.00 Board Increase(s): N/A Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $259,800.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2013: $26,100.00; FY 2014: $114,300.00; FY 2015: $119,400.00 Accounts: 769-579 Contract Number(s): 12-90-099 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: The proposed amendment will allow support for DHSEM’s Regional Catastrophic PreparapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1721 1 Fund transferTransfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Bureau of Technology Request: Approve transfer of funds Reason: Transfer of funds needed to purchase new computer equipment to replace outdated/obsolete equipment for the Recorder of Deeds cashiering stations and offices. BOT would like to reallocate $600,000.00 to purchase computer hardware products that are desperately needed for the Recorder of Deeds, Building and Zoning and GIS Department. From Account(s): 545-260, $600,000.00 To Account(s): 545-579, $600,000.00 Total Amount of Transfer: $600,000.00 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 September 16, 2013, it became apparent that the receiving account would require an infusion of funds. The balance in the account at that time was $4,937.00, and the balance 30 days prior to that was $4,937.00 How was the account used for the source of transferred funds iapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1717 1 FY2013 Enhanced Cook County Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant ProgramGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Circuit Court of Cook County, Office of the Chief Judge Grantee: Cook County, Office of the Chief Judge Grantor: U.S. Department of Justice Request: requesting authorization to accept a grant award in the amount of $200,000.00 from the United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, for the FY2013 Enhanced Cook County Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program. Purpose: The grant will provide for integrated services as follows: housing services, job training and placements, and other community-based continuing care and recovery support. Grant Amount: $200,000.00 Grant Period: 10/1/13 - 9/30/15 Fiscal Impact: $142,698.00 In-Kind matching contribution Accounts: 310-110 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any Summary: This is a new two-year implementation grant. The grant will enhance professional recovery support services and specialty court operations for participants in the Circuit Court of Cook CapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1615 1 Contract extension Jackets and FoldersContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Clerk of the Circuit Court, Assessor, Department of Corrections, Board of Review, State’s Attorney, Public Defender, Adult Probation, Medical Examiner, and Commissioner Vendor: Paper Solutions, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Request: Requesting authorization for an increase of $1,647,952.96 and extension for twenty-four (24) months/two years. Good(s) or Service(s): County-wide Printing and Manufacturing of Jackets and Folders Contract Period: 08/15/2011 through 08/14/2013 Contract Period Extension: 08/15/13 - 8/14/15 Current Contract Amount Authority: $1,612,582.00 Board Approved: 07/27/11, $1,612,582.00 Board Increase(s): N/A Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $1,647,952.96 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2013: $823,976.48; FY 2014: $823,976.48. [Amount per fiscal year: Clerk of the Circuit Court -$576,324.79; Assessor - $80,514.00; Department of Corrections - $79,380.00; Board of Review - $24,815.965; State’s Attorney - $18,942.00; Public Defender - $16,204.125; Adult PapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1167 4 AG Hidden VictimsGrant 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 Purpose: This grant award will provide one year of funding for three monthly support groups. Grant Amount: $10,500.00. Grant Period: 7/1/13 - 6/30/14 Fiscal Impact: $975.00 Accounts: 250-818 Previous date of Board Authorization for Grant: 9/10/12 Previous Grant Amount: $9,095.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: This grant award will provide one year of funding for three monthly support groups provided by the Prosecutor Based Victim Assistance Services - Hidden Victims program, located at 2650 S. California, ChicagoapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1528 1 Grant Award Target Abuser Call (TAC) ProgramGrant Award AmendmentPROPOSED GRANT AWARD AMENDMENT Department: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantee: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantor: U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women Request: authorization to extend Grant Purpose: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Target Abuser Call (TAC) Program. The extension will enable the Office to continue to spend the award amount as well continue to accomplish the program goals and objectives. Supplemental Grant Amount: N/A Grant Period: 10/1/11 - 9/30/13 11/30/13 (extension period) Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Date of Board Authorization for Original Grant: 11/1/11 Original Grant Amount: $1,000,000.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The TAC Program, which began in 1997, is a prosecution-based program built on a foundation of victim safety and offender accountability. The TAC Program is a partnership between the State’s Attorney’s Office, the Social Service Department of thapprove as amendedPass Action details Video Video
13-1634 2 ICAC 2013/2014 SupplementalGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD AMENDMENT Department: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantee: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantor: Department of Justice Request: To Increase and Extend the Awarded grant Purpose: This increase and extension will allow the Office to continue to dedicate and to support the work of the ICAC Task Force Team. Supplemental Grant Amount: $343,924.00 Grant Period: 4/1/11 - 3/31/12. 10/1/13 - 6/30/14 Fiscal Impact: $343,924.00 Accounts: N/A Date of Board Authorization for Original Grant: 9/7/11 Original Grant Amount: $319,143.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: This increase and extension will allow the Office to continue to dedicate one administrative assistant to support the work of the Task Force, one full-time Assistant State’s Attorney and one part-time Assistant State’s Attorney to focus on ICAC cases, and one part-time Forensic Examiner dedicated to conducting forensic examinations oapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1663 1 Intellectual Property CrimeGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantee: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantor: U. S. Department of Justice Request: To renewal a grant Purpose: To support cost of an Assistant State’s Attorney to prosecute Intellectual Property Crimes Grant Amount: $213,300.00 Grant Period: 10/1/12 - 9/30/14 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Date of Board Authorization for Original Grant: 9/20/11. Original Grant Amount: $178,269.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: This award will allow the Office to dedicate one Intellectual Property Crime Assistant State’s Attorney (IPC ASA) to be assigned to the Financial Crimes/Public Corruption Unit of the Special Prosecutions Bureau of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. The IPC ASA will work closely with the recently formed Regional Organized Crime (ROC) Task Force that is comprised of members of law enforcement, financial instapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1668 1 Violent Crimes Grant AmendmentGrant Award AmendmentPROPOSED GRANT AWARD AMENDMENT Department: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantee: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantor: Office of the State’s Attorney’s Appellate Prosecutor Request: Approval of an extension of time.. Purpose: This grant extension will provide funding for the Violent Crimes Training and Prosecution Program. The extension will allow the State’s Attorney’s Office to continue to support victims of serious violent crimes. Supplemental Grant Amount: N/A Grant Period: Original 10/1/12 - 9/30/13. Extension Period: 10/1/13 - 12/31/13. Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Date of Board Authorization for Original Grant: 12/4/12 Original Grant Amount: $212,766.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: This grant will provide funding for the Violent Crimes Training and Prosecution Program. The extension will allow the Office to continue to dedicate one (1) ) DNA Resource Specialist, who will bapprove as amendedPass Action details Video Video
13-1672 1 TCE ProgramGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantee: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantor: U.S. Department Of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance Request: To Accept a Grant Award Purpose: This award will allow the Office to hire one Assistant State’s Attorney (ASA) and one part-time Research Assistant who will be 100% dedicated to Bond Court. Grant Amount: $200,000.00 Grant Period: 10/1/13/ - 9/30/15. Fiscal Impact: Required Match: $66,667.00 (Year One: $33,333.50; Year Two: $33,333.50) Accounts: 250-818 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: This funding will allow for quicker placement in the appropriate treatment court and with a decreased period of time spent in custody awaiting that placement. This award will allow the Office to dedicate one Bond Court Assistant State’s Attorney (ASA) and one part-time Research Assistant in order to establish a more uniform screening process for non-violeapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1651 1 Patterson v. Mariven, et al.,Litigation 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: Patterson v. Mariven, et al., Case Number: 13 C 1055referPass Action details Video Video
13-1652 1 Carl York v. Thomas DartLitigation 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: Carl York v. Thomas Dart Case Number: 13 C 4613referPass Action details Video Video
13-1653 1 Jason Hayes 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 Capital Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Jason Hayes v. Cook County Department of Corrections Case Number: 13 M1 14435referPass Action details Video Video
13-1655 1 Gene Michno 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 Capital Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Gene Michno v. Sheriff Thomas Dart Case Number: 12 L 11979referPass Action details Video Video
13-1656 1 Kalvin Williams 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 Capital Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Kalvin Williams v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 C 5436referPass Action details Video Video
13-1657 1 Angelica Teixeira v. Luygy and Cook County d/b/a Stroger HospitalLitigation 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: Angelica Teixeira v. Luygy and Cook County d/b/a Stroger Hospital Case Number: 13 L 7421referPass Action details Video Video
13-1658 1 Demiskic Dear 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 Capital Litigation Subcommittee Case Name: Demiskic Dear v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 C 4488referPass Action details Video Video
13-1659 1 Joe Mitchell v. Thomas DartLitigation 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: Joe Mitchell v. Thomas Dart Case Number: 13 C 3340referPass Action details Video Video
13-1660 1 Derrick Parish v. Thomas DartLitigation 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: Derrick Parish v. Thomas Dart Case Number: 13 C 4874referPass Action details Video Video
13-1661 1 Robert Smith v. James D’Amico and Toni Preckwinkle in her Official CapacityLitigation 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: Robert Smith v. James D’Amico and Toni Preckwinkle in her Official Capacity Case Number: 13 CV 505referPass Action details Video Video
13-1797 1 CREATING AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL TASK FORCE TO REDUCE CRIME COMMITTED BY PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS AND/OR SUBSTANCE ABUSEResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CREATING AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL TASK FORCE TO REDUCE CRIME COMMITTED BY PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS AND/OR SUBSTANCE ABUSE WHEREAS, the County of Cook is a home rule unit of government as defined in Article VII, Section 6(a) of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois, and as such may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and WHEREAS, the State of Illinois has primary responsibility for individuals with mental illness and drug addiction and it has imposed upon Cook County tax payers to shoulder the entire financial burden; and WHEREAS, the closing of Illinois mental health institutions and resources for treatment at the local level, are the driving influences for the increase in the homeless population, the crime rate, and overcrowding at Cook County Jail; and WHEREAS, according to the latest law enforcement data approximately 65% of homicides are committed by individuals with mental illness and/or drug addicted; and WHEREAS, Cook County has experienced a drastic increase in gun crimes resultinreferPass Action details Not available
13-1798 1 Jail Diversion OrdinanceOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO ITEM 13-1798 (Changes in bold with strikeouts and underlined) COOK COUNTY JAIL DIVERSION PROGRAM FOR MENTALLY ILL AND/OR SUBSTANCE ABUSE DETAINEES OR ARRESTEES BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 46, Law Enforcement, Article IV, Jail Diversion Program, Section 36-172, Sec. 46-201 through Section 46-217, of the Cook County Code are hereby amended as follows: 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 in achieving their individualized treatment plan consistent with their diversion plans. Class 4 felony. An offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment of one to three referPass Action details Not available
13-1791 1 PROPOSED APPOINTMENT Romayne BrownAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Romayne Brown Position: Director Department/Board/Commission: Commuter Rail Board of the Commuter Division of the Regional Transportation Authority (Metra Board of Directors) Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: Ms. Brown will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Mr. Stanley Rakestraw. The term shall expire March 31, 2016.referPass Action details Not available