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Meeting Name: Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/13/2013 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: Consent Calendar Agenda 11-13-13.pdf, Errata 11-13-13.pdf, New Items 111313.pdf, Ordinances passed on 11132013, Resolutions passed on 12042013
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13-2075 1 HONORING SALUTE, INC. and GUERIN PREPConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING SALUTE, INC. AND GUERIN PREP HIGH SCHOOL WHEREAS, Salute, Inc., was founded in 2003 by Will and Mary Beth Beiersdorf of Arlington Heights, Illinois; and WHEREAS, shortly after 9/11, Will, a Naval Reservist, was called to active duty and deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for thirteen months; and WHEREAS, the severe financial impact was overwhelming to the Beiersdorfs and their three sons; and WHEREAS, in addition to the lack of finances, Mary Beth and her children coped with the fear of the unknown and the emotional strain caused by their separation from Will; and WHEREAS, with the help, support, and outpouring of love from family, friends, their church and their community, they were able to survive; and WHEREAS, upon Will’s return, both he and Mary Beth felt the need to give back by helping others who were experiencing similar hardships; and WHEREAS, in 2003, the Beiersdorfs decided to start an organization whose fundraising efforts would be based around a yearly Memorial Day Family Run/Walk; and WHEREAS, after sharing their visapprovePass Action details Not available
13-2249 1 Mental Health AdvocatesConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCATES AND PROMOTING MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS IN COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, mental health affects every aspect of our lives, influencing the way we think, feel, handle stress, relate to one another and make decisions; and WHEREAS, nearly 60 million Americans experience a mental health condition every year, an issue impacting the lives of at least one in four adults and one in ten children across the country; and WHEREAS, it is estimated that approximately 60 percent of the people currently suffering from a mental health condition are not getting appropriate treatment: and WHEREAS, according to the Cook County Sheriff, more than 2,000 people with mental illness are being held at the Cook County Jail, many of them having medical issues as well; and WHEREAS, negative attitudes, stereotypes and misunderstandings about mental illness create tremendous barriers for people with mental illness and their families; and WHEREAS, a number of groups are working to provide hope and improve the quality of life for those in Cook County whapprovePass Action details Not available
13-2258 1 IN MEMORY OF JOHN J. STANISConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF JOHN J. STANIS WHEREAS Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called John J. Stanis from our midst at the age of 103, and WHEREAS John J. Stanis was the beloved husband of the late Agnes (nee Shurna), and WHEREAS John J. Stanis was Past Grand Knight of Cardinal Mundelein Knights of Columbus Lodge, and WHEREAS John J. Stanis was a longtime member of St. John Fisher Parish, and WHEREAS John J. Stanis bravely answered the call of his country to defend the cause of freedom in the Second World War while in the United States Navy, and WHEREAS John J. Stanis was the fond uncle of fond uncle of many nieces and nephews, and WHEREAS all who knew him will attest that John J. Stanis was a kind and compassionate man, virtuous of character and gentle in spirit, admired and respected by his many friends and neighbors, and dearly loved by his family, now therefore BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of Cook County that the Board does hereby offer its deepest condolences and most heartfelt sympathy to the family and many frieapprovePass Action details Not available
13-2257 1 IN MEMORY OF GERTRUDE M. NORBYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF GERTRUDE M. NORBY WHEREAS Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Gertrude M. Norby from our midst at the age of 100, and WHEREAS Gertrude M. Norby nee Marschitz was the beloved wife of the late Kenneth M. Norby and the late Gene M. Knight, and WHEREAS Gertrude M. Norby was the loving mother of Linda L. Norby, and WHEREAS Gertrude M. Norby was the cherished grandmother of Tara Lynn Tracy and Catherine L. (Robert A.) Green, and WHEREAS Gertrude M. Norby was the fond sister of the late Capt. John R. Marschitz, U.S. Army, and WHEREAS all who knew her will attest that Gertrude M. Norby was a kind and compassionate woman, virtuous of character and gentle in spirit, admired and respected by her many friends and neighbors, and dearly loved by her family, now therefore BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of Cook County that the Board does hereby offer its deepest condolences and most heartfelt sympathy to the family and many friends of Gertrude M. Norby , and joins them in sorrow at this time of loss, and BE IT approvePass Action details Not available
13-2256 1 IN MEMORY OF GERTRUDE NOONANConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF GERTRUDE NOONAN WHEREAS Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Gertrude Noonan from our midst, and WHEREAS Gertrude Noonan (nee Horan) was the beloved wife of the late George Noonan, and WHEREAS Gertrude Noonan was the loving mother of Nancy (Donald) Pierce, Eileen (Richard) Bussler, and Trudy Noonan, and WHEREAS Gertrude Noonan was the dearest grandmother of Celine (Scott) Haines, Bridget (David) Grauwels, JoAnn (Barret) Kruse, Bill (Allison) Bussler, and WHEREAS Gertrude Noonan was the Dear great-grandmother of 11, and WHEREAS Gertrude Noonan was the fond aunt of many nieces and nephews in the in the Collins, Sehring, Gibson, Vais and Noonan families, and WHEREAS Gertrude Noonan was Past President and Gold Star Member of St. Gabriel's Woman's Club, and WHEREAS Gertrude Noonan was Past President St. Gabriel's Friendly Club, and WHEREAS all who knew her will attest that Gertrude Noonan was a kind and compassionate woman, virtuous of character and gentle in spirit, admired and respected by her many friends andapprovePass Action details Not available
13-2255 1 IN MEMORY OF DUNSTAN FERNANDOConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF DUNSTAN FERNANDO WHEREAS Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Dunstan Fernando from our midst, and WHEREAS Dunstan Fernando was the beloved husband of Bridget Fernando, and WHEREAS Dunstan Fernando was the devoted father of Shiran (Bertha), Desmond (Leah), and Mark (Johanna), and WHEREAS Dunstan Fernando was the proud grandfather of Kaitlyn, Exhan, Emilie, Rhys, Isabella, and Xavi, and WHEREAS Dunstan Fernando was the fond brother of Hector, Boniface, Iraj, Monica, and Pearly, and WHEREAS Dunstan Fernando was a benefactor and highly respected leader within the Sri Lankan community of Chicago, and WHEREAS all who knew him will attest that Dunstan Fernando was a kind and compassionate man, virtuous of character and gentle in spirit, admired and respected by his many friends and neighbors, and dearly loved by his family, now therefore BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of Cook County that the Board does hereby offer its deepest condolences and most heartfelt sympathy to the family and many friends of DapprovePass Action details Not available
13-2246 1 A RESOLUTION CELEBRATING THE VILLAGE OF LYONS’ 125th ANNIVERSARYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION CELEBRATING THE VILLAGE OF LYONS’ 125th ANNIVERSARY WHEREAS, the Village of Lyons was Incorporated in 1888, and is steeped in deep historical roots; and WHEREAS, in 1673 French Explorer Louis Joliet and Jesuit missionary Father Pierre Marquette left Green Bay, Wisconsin by canoe in search of a western passage to the Pacific, and to save time the Pottawatomie Indians that were with them encouraged a change in the course to the Illinois River; and WHEREAS, this shortcut led to the Des Plaines River and caused these travelers to discover “Le Portage;” a half mile wide area of land connecting the Chicago River and the Des Plaines River now known as the “Gateway to the West;” and WHEREAS, this discovery led to the founding of Lyons as well as Chicago becoming a center for world trade; and WHEREAS, the Village of Lyons boasts many treasures such as the Chicago Portage National Historic Site and Hofmann Tower, an eight story castle-like structure built in 1908 by George Hofmann, Jr.; and WHEREAS, hundreds of residents gathered iapprovePass Action details Not available
13-2244 1 A RESOLUTION CELEBRATING THE VILLAGE OF STICKNEY’S 100th ANNIVERSARYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION CELEBRATING THE VILLAGE OF STICKNEY’S 100th ANNIVERSARY WHEREAS, until about 1900 most of the village of Stickney was covered by Mud Lake, a large marshy area stretching from Chicago to Lyons; and WHEREAS, by 1900 the Sanitary and Ship Canal had left it relatively dry, leaving developers to build on the reclaimed land of what is now Stickney; and WHEREAS, in 1913 the village of Stickney was established from Stickney Township land and named after Alpheus B. Stickney, a railroad executive who played a central role in establishing the Clearing Industrial District; and WHEREAS, the early years of the village were marked by makeshift venues for official meetings which included the Hawthorne racetrack and Mount Auburn Cemetery; and WHEREAS, Stickney's population increased after World War II reaching 6,239 by 1960; and with much vacant land remaining, the village allowed bondholders to take over land with unpaid taxes, and home construction boomed; and WHEREAS, Stickney residents enjoy the safe, quiet streets and close-knit ties wiapprovePass Action details Not available
13-2219 1 RECOGONIZING IXTAPA-ZIHUATANEJO SISTER DELEGATIONConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGONIZING IXTAPA-ZIHUATANEJO SISTER CITY DELEGATION WHEREAS, as part of the Sister City International application process a delegation will typically visit their prospective sister city, and WHEREAS, Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo will become Sister Cities with the Village of Bensenville, as part of their trip the delegation will be touring Cook County and the City of Chicago, and WHEREAS, Sister Cities International was created at President Eisenhower’s 1956 White House conference on citizen diplomacy; and WHEREAS, Sister Cities International creates relationships based on cultural, educational, information and trade exchanges, creating lifelong friendships that provide prosperity and peace through person to person “citizen diplomacy”, and NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the President and the Board of Commissioners of Cook County do hereby recognize the Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo delegation efforts to join Sister Cities International and wish them well on their travels in the Chicagoland area; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a suitable copy of this resoluapprovePass Action details Not available
13-2254 1 IN MEMORY OF DELORES BROWNConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF DELORES BROWN WHEREAS, Almighty God, in His Infinite wisdom, has called Ms. Delores Brown from our midst; and WHEREAS, Delores leaves to cherish her memories, two wonderful children, Linda and Edward Watkins, Jr. and one brother; Alfred Brown of Gary, Indiana; and WHEREAS, Delores was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She graduated from George Washington Carver High School. After High School, she met and married the late Edward Watkins in 1950; and WHEREAS, Delores was fondly known as LoLo. She loved her children and loved raising and nourishing her family; and WHEREAS, Delores worked for the Chicago Board of Education for many years as a Teacher’s Aide; and WHEREAS, Delores loved cooking, traveling and fishing, and spent lots of hours on her puzzle books. WHEREAS, Delores had a love for animals; her first dog was Lady and later came Tasha, both of whom she loved like her (grand-dogs); and WHEREAS, Delores’ children, Linda and Eddie Jr., knew that their mother would pray first thing in the morning when she opened her eyes,approvePass Action details Not available
13-2260 1 WILLIAM KEITH NICHOLSConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF WILLIAM KEITH NICHOLS WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called William Keith Nichols from our midst; and WHEREAS, Keith was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up on the south side and lived a life full of love and generosity, his laugh and smile brightening even the darkest day; and WHEREAS, Keith graduated from Oakenwald Elementary, and he attended Dunbar Vocational. He later transferred to Forestville High School where he graduated; and WHEREAS, Keith worked for the United States Post Office for nine years and Roadway Express (YRC. Inc.) for the past 26 years; and WHEREAS, Keith loved music especially the oldies but goodies as well as the wobble song; He could sit and watch sports for hours; baseball, boxing, and NASCAR racing to name a few; and WHEREAS, William Keith Nichols would clothe you, feed, you, and give you a few dollars if you needed it; His love for people was shown through his actions. He genuinely cared and gave with an open heart; and WHEREAS, Keith was born to his loving parents WilliamsapprovePass Action details Not available
13-2261 1 IN HONOR OF MAMIE E. FREEMANConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN HONOR OF MAMIE E. FREEMAN WHEREAS, Mamie E. Freeman, currently a resident of Homewood, Illinois, will be celebrating her 85th birthday on Wednesday, November 13, 2013; and WHEREAS, Ms. Freeman is, undoubtedly, a phenomenally wise woman for witnessing and living eighty-five years of history, both her personal history and the history of our community, society and world; and WHEREAS, Ms. Freeman raised seven children: Ronald, Barbara, Patricia, Delores, Kathy, La Donna and Karen, on the South Side of Chicago in the Englewood neighborhood from the time of the civil rights movement through the late 1970’s. All of her children attended and graduated from the Chicago Public Schools systems; and WHEREAS, Ms. Freeman has fourteen grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren; and WHEREAS, although family has always come first to this lovely, spirited lady, Ms. Freeman found time to serve as President and Secretary of the 70th & Lowe Block Club for many years. That is where she met Barack Obama, during his grassroots efforts to organize the residents oapprovePass Action details Not available
13-2226 1 G.A. Finch Cook County Employee Appeals BoardAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): G.A. Finch Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Employee Appeals Board Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: December 4, 2019referPass Action details Video Video
13-1919 1 Urban Area Security InitiativeGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Grantee: Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Grantor: Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) Request: To accept a grant award for the Urban Area Security Initiative in the amount of $27,530,598.95. Purpose: The Federal Fiscal Year 2013 Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Grant has been awarded to Cook County for the purpose of building and enhanced and sustainable capacity to prevent, protect against, respond to, and mitigate the effects of, and recover from acts of terrorism and other catastrophic events. Grant Amount: $27,530,598.95 Grant Period: 9/1/2013 through 3/31/2015 Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any Summary: The Department will utilize the UASI funding as outlined in the FFY 2013 Grant Program Application. The UASI funds shall be used for costs related to the planapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1921 1 FEMA Grant AwardGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Homeland Security and Emergency Management Grantee: Homeland Security and Emergency Management Grantor: Federal Emergency Management Agency Request: Requesting approval to accept an award for the Port Security Grant Program in the amount of $402,000.00. Purpose: The purpose of the Port Security Grant Program is to build an enhanced and sustainable capacity to prevent, protect against, respond to, mitigate the effects of, and recover from acts of terrorism on the Urban Area’s ports. Grant Amount: $402,000.00 Grant Period: 9/1/2013 through 8/31/2015 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 Port Security Grant funds will be used to build an enhanced and sustainable capacity to prevent, protect against, respond to, mitigate the effects of and recover from acts of terrorism and other catastrophic events specific to maritime security. The FFY 2013 Port Security Grant contains a approvePass Action details Video Video
13-2215 1 Amendment to the Cook County Zoning OrdinanceOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO ITEM 13-2215 (Changes in bold with strikeouts and underlined) Amendment to the Cook County Zoning Ordinance - 13.3.1 Zoning Board of Appeals BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Appendix A, Zoning, Article 13, Administration and Enforcement, Section 13.3.1 and Section 13.3.3 of the Cook County Code is are hereby amended as follows: 13.3.1 Membership. The Zoning Board of Appeals shall be composed of seven nine members: five seven voting members who shall be appointed by the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners with the advice and consent of the Cook County Board of Commissioners; and two ex-officio, nonvoting members, consisting of the Chairman of the Zoning and Building Committee of the Cook County Board of Commissioners and the Chief of the Bureau of Economic Development of Cook County. Ex-officio members may be represented by a designee at any hearing or meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals. As of June 1, 2013, voting members shall receive compensation of $500.00 per official meeting of the Zoning Board of adoptPass Action details Video Video
13-2215 1 Amendment to the Cook County Zoning OrdinanceOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO ITEM 13-2215 (Changes in bold with strikeouts and underlined) Amendment to the Cook County Zoning Ordinance - 13.3.1 Zoning Board of Appeals BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Appendix A, Zoning, Article 13, Administration and Enforcement, Section 13.3.1 and Section 13.3.3 of the Cook County Code is are hereby amended as follows: 13.3.1 Membership. The Zoning Board of Appeals shall be composed of seven nine members: five seven voting members who shall be appointed by the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners with the advice and consent of the Cook County Board of Commissioners; and two ex-officio, nonvoting members, consisting of the Chairman of the Zoning and Building Committee of the Cook County Board of Commissioners and the Chief of the Bureau of Economic Development of Cook County. Ex-officio members may be represented by a designee at any hearing or meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals. As of June 1, 2013, voting members shall receive compensation of $500.00 per official meeting of the Zoning Board of adopt as amended by substitutionPass Action details Video Video
13-2161 1 13-11-4 Revolving Bail Fund resolutionResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Examining the Feasibility of Establishing a Revolving Bail Bond Fund for Cook County Jail Detainees WHEREAS, the Cook County Jail has been at or near capacity for most of 2013; and WHEREAS, the average cost of keeping a detainee in custody at the Jail has been estimated to cost $143 a day; and WHEREAS, the average length of stay for detainees who post bond was 13 days in 2013; and WHEREAS, it often costs more to keep a detainee in custody than their assessed bail bond is worth; and WHEREAS, any bail made sooner will save Cook County $143 per detainee released, per day; and WHEREAS, many detainees are non-violent offenders and not flight risks for whom judges have low bond amounts that the offender cannot post, and thus would pose little risk to the general public should they be released from custody on bail; and WHEREAS¸ a possible solution to the problem would be to create the “Cook County Revolving Bail Bond Fund;” and WHEREAS, the purpose of the fund shall be to provide no-interest loans to detainees at the Cook County Jail for paymenadoptPass Action details Video Video
13-2161 1 13-11-4 Revolving Bail Fund resolutionResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Examining the Feasibility of Establishing a Revolving Bail Bond Fund for Cook County Jail Detainees WHEREAS, the Cook County Jail has been at or near capacity for most of 2013; and WHEREAS, the average cost of keeping a detainee in custody at the Jail has been estimated to cost $143 a day; and WHEREAS, the average length of stay for detainees who post bond was 13 days in 2013; and WHEREAS, it often costs more to keep a detainee in custody than their assessed bail bond is worth; and WHEREAS, any bail made sooner will save Cook County $143 per detainee released, per day; and WHEREAS, many detainees are non-violent offenders and not flight risks for whom judges have low bond amounts that the offender cannot post, and thus would pose little risk to the general public should they be released from custody on bail; and WHEREAS¸ a possible solution to the problem would be to create the “Cook County Revolving Bail Bond Fund;” and WHEREAS, the purpose of the fund shall be to provide no-interest loans to detainees at the Cook County Jail for paymenadopt as amended by substitutionPass Action details Video Video
13-2213 1 Accountability Charge ResolutionResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION SUBSTITUTE PROPOSED RESOLUTION FOR FILE ID 13-2213 Creating “Accountability Charges” for Violations of the Shakman Consent Decree WHEREAS, violations of the Shakman Consent Decree cost Cook County over $600,000 in Fiscal Year 2013 and millions of dollars in previous fiscal years; and WHEREAS, payments for violations of the Shakman Consent Decree are deducted from the Cook County Self-Insurance Fund; and WHEREAS, there is no financial penalty to individual departments that violate the Shakman Consent Decree; and NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Finance Committee’s Subcommittee on Litigation of the Cook County Board of Commissioners approves a plan to assess an “Accountability Charge” against any Department that is found to be in violation of the Shakman Consent Decree in Fiscal Year 2014 and future years for any action occurring after January 1, 2014; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the “Accountability Charge” approved plan includes a deduction in the operating funds of the Department in the amount of two percent (2%) of the total amountreferPass Action details Video Video
13-1978 1 Metra 2014 Program and BudgetMiscellaneous Item of BusinessPRESENTATION Agency: Metra Summary: Metra, the Commuter Rail Division of the Regional Transportation Authority, presents the Fiscal Year 2014 Program and Budget for the Agency.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
13-2069 1 CTA 2014 Program and BudgetMiscellaneous Item of BusinessPRESENTATION Agency: Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Summary: CTA presents the Fiscal Year 2014 Program and Budget for the Agency.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
13-2070 1 RTA 2014 Program and BudgetMiscellaneous Item of BusinessPRESENTATION Agency: Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) Summary: RTA presents the Fiscal Year 2014 Program and Budget for the Agency.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
13-2072 1 Pace 2014 Program and BudgetMiscellaneous Item of BusinessPRESENTATION Agency: Pace Summary: Pace Suburban Bus presents the Fiscal Year 2014 Program and Budget for the Agency.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
13-2197 1 Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations CommitteeCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Committee Date: November 8, 2013approvePass Action details Video Video
13-2076 1 Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ CompensationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ Compensation Committee Date: November 12, 2013approvePass Action details Video Video
13-2078 1 Finance Subcommittee on LitigationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Committee Date: November 12, 2013approvePass Action details Video Video
13-2200 1 Finance Subcommittee on Tax DelinquencyCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Tax Delinquency Committee Date: November 12, 2013approvePass Action details Video Video
13-2234 1 Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations CommitteeCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Committee Date: November 13, 2013approvePass Action details Video Video
13-2201 1 Rules and Administration CommitteeCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Rules and Administration Committee Committee Date: November 13, 2013approvePass Action details Not available
13-2079 1 Finance CommitteeCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Committee Committee Date: November 13, 2013approvePass Action details Video Video
13-2081 1 Zoning and Building CommitteeCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Zoning and Building Committee Committee Date: November 13, 2013approvePass Action details Video Video
13-2018 1 Fiscal Year 2014 Audit PlanReportREPORT Department: Office of the County Auditor Request: Receive and File Report Title: Fiscal Year 2014 Audit Plan Report Period: FYE 11/30/2014 Summary: We are submitting herewith a copy of the Internal Audit Plan for the Office of the County Auditor for the fiscal year ended November 30, 2014. Section 2-311.9 of the County Auditor Ordinance requires that at the beginning of each fiscal year the Auditor shall submit an audit schedule to the County Board for referral to the audit committee for review and comment.referPass Action details Video Video
13-2116 1 Payment Approval Hearing OfficerPayment ApprovalPROPOSED PAYMENT APPROVAL Department(s): Human Rights and Ethics Action: Approval of payment Payee: Law Offices of David L. Lee Good(s) or Service(s): Hearing Officer for Commission on Human Rights Fiscal Impact: $5,608.17 Accounts: 002-260 Contract Number(s): N/A Summary: The Department of Human Rights and Ethics is preparing to transfer all hearing officer/administrative law judge services to the Office of Administrative Hearings in FY2014. In closing out payments to existing Commission on Human Rights Hearing Officers for FY2013, the Department discovered an unpaid invoice from Hearing Officer David L. Lee for services rendered in June and July 2013 for $5,323.17. The Department contacted Hearing Officer David L. Lee to determine whether he has already rendered any other non-invoiced services to the Commission on Human Rights since this June-July 2013 invoice, and he estimates this sum to be no more than $285.00. Hearing Officer David L. Lee will not render any additional services for the Commission on Human Rights during FY2013, anapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-2064 1 GFOAContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): ERP, Enterprise Resource Planning Vendor: Government Finance Officers Association, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase by $200,000.00 and extend by one year Good(s) or Service(s): The proposed amendment will allow for a broadened ERP selection project scope to include a split procurement process, instead of one combined software and integration procurement process. As a result additional business process mapping services will be required. Contract Period: 12/5/2011 - 12/4/ 2012 Contract Period Extension: 12/5/2013 - 12/4/2014 Current Contract Amount Authority: $569,240.00 Board Approved: 12/5/2011 7/12/2011, $569,240.00 Board Increase(s): N/A Chief Procurement Officer Extension(s) and/or Increase(s): 10/3/2012: from 12/5/2012 - 12/4/2013; no increase This Increase Requested: $200,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $200,000.00 Accounts: 715/021-266, 715/029-266 Contract Number(s): 11-45-142 Concurrences: The approve as amendedPass Action details Video Video
13-2102 1 Bills and Claims ReportReportREPORT Department: Comptroller Request: Receive and File Report Title: Bills and Claims Report Report Period: 10/10/2013 - 10/30/2013 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
13-1441 2 CCSMSI 11/1/2013 - 10/31/2014 ExtensionContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Risk Management Vendor: Canon Cochran Management Services, Inc. (CCMSI), Danville, Illinois Request: Authority for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase by $200,000.00 and extend for one (1) year Good(s) or Service(s): Professional services related to the administration of Automobile and General Liability claims and Patient Arrestee medical case management and administrative services for re-pricing medical provider bills for services rendered after 9/1/2010. Contract Period: 11/1/2010 - 10/31/2013 Contract Period Extension: 11/1/2013 - 10/31/2014 Current Contract Amount Authority: $501,000.00 Board Approved: 12/1/2010, $501,000.00 Board Increase(s): N/A Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $200,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2013 $16,667.00, FY 2014 $183,333.00 Accounts: 542-260 Contract Number(s): 11-41-05 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. DO NOT PUT TEXT HERE. FOR approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1447 1 Caremark Pharmacy Benefits ExtensionContractPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Risk Management Vendor: Caremark/CVS, LLC, Northbrook, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase contract by $46,500,000.00 and extend for one (1) year Good(s) or Service(s): Pharmacy Benefit Management Services Contract Period: 12/1/2010 - 11/30/2013 Contract Period Extension: 12/1/2013 - 11/30/2014 Current Contract Amount Authority: $140,400,000.00 Board Approved: 05/18/2010, $140,400,000.00 Board Increase(s): N/A Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $46,500,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $46,500,000.00 Accounts: 490-176, 499-176 and 899-176 to be charged monthly to the respective accounts based on actual utilization. Contract Number(s): 04-41-875 (Amended to include 2010 pricing commitment) Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: Caremark/CVS provides pharmacy benefits management servireferPass Action details Video Video
13-1604 1 Health Insurance Benefits Proposed Contract AmendmentContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Risk Management Vendor: Health Care Service Corporation DBA Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase by $237,866,015.00 and extend contract for one (1) year Good(s) or Service(s): Health insurance benefits Contract Period: 12/1/2011 - 11/30/2013 Contract Period Extension: 12/1/ 2013 - 11/30/2014 Current Contract Amount Authority: $262,000,000.00 Board Approved: 1/18/2012, $262,000,000.00 Board Increase(s): N/A Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $237,866,015.00 $461,519,995.92 (The estimated fiscal impact is based on current enrollment and plan design) Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $237,866,015.00 $461,519,995.92 (The estimated fiscal impact is based on current enrollment and plan design). Approval of this item would commit Fiscal Year 2014 funds. Accounts: 542-176 Contract Number(s): 11-87-011A Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned BusreferPass Action details Not available
13-1605 1 Dental Insurance Benefits Proposed Contract AmendmentContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Risk Management Vendor: First Commonwealth, Inc. wholly owned subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase by $8,053,386.00 and extend contract for one (1) year. Good(s) or Service(s): Dental insurance benefits Contract Period: 12/1/2011 - 11/30/2013 Contract Period Extension: 12/1/2013 - 11/30/2014 Current Contract Amount Authority: $8,000,000.00 Board Approved: 1/18/2012, $8,000,000.00 Board Increase(s): N/A Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $8,053,386.00 $16,013,382.78 (Amount based on current enrollment and plan design). Approval of this item would commit Fiscal Year 2014 funds. Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $8,053,386.00 $16,013,382.78 (Estimated fiscal impact is based on current enrollment and plan design). Approval of this item would commit Fiscal Year 2014 funds. Accounts: 542-177 (Dental Insurance Account) Contract Number(s): 1referPass Action details Not available
13-2054 1 11-13- 2013 BL Duke ContractContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Office of the Chief Administrative Officer Vendor: BL Duke, Inc. Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Pick-Up, Disposal and Recycling of Scrap Metal Contract Value: Revenue Generating Contract period: 12/1/2013 - 11/30/2015 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: N/A Contract Number(s): ­­13-53-074 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer Concurs Summary: An Invitation for Bid was issued for scrap metal pick-up, disposal and recycling services for the Bureau of Administration Salvage Division. A competitive bid process was followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. B.L. Duke, Inc. was the responsive and responsible vendor which proposed the highest amount of potential revenue and is recommended for this award. The purpose of this contract is to dispose of scrap metal from discarded County-owned equiapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-2020 1 Proposed Payment ApprovalPayment ApprovalPROPOSED PAYMENT APPROVAL Department(s): Adoption and Child Custody Advocacy Action: Approval of payment Payee: Soluisce Solutions Inc., Palatine, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Document alterations to Evolve Case Management System Fiscal Impact: $2,750.00 Accounts: 451-441 Contract Number(s): N/A Summary: Documatics and Soluisce are the only two entities who can provide support and updates for our case management system Evolve. Documatics are the sole source proprietor of the Evolve system. This system was created as a joint venture through an intergovernmental pilot program with a sister agency in Ireland. Evolve needed an upgrade and maintenance for formatting our documents created through our case management system. It was not feasible to complete the reformatting manually with department super-user. This was an unforeseen expense for the department.approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1792 1 Payment Approval Serology TestingPayment ApprovalPROPOSED PAYMENT APPROVAL Department(s): Animal and Rabies Control Action: Approval of payment Payee: University of Illinois-Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory 2001 S. Lincoln Ave., Room 1224 - Urbana Illinois 61802-6199 Good(s) or Service(s): Serology Testing Fiscal Impact: $30,175.00 Accounts: 510-298 Contract Number(s): N/A Summary: Previous to the current contract, Serology testing was necessary and was performed on questionable wildlife deaths that could have been indices for disease epidemics transmissible to companion animals or humans.approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1712 1 11-13-2013 Appropriating Resolution Building and Zoning Permit Review 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): Building and Zoning Permit Review Services. The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits for adoption a resolution appropriating funds for technical review, tracking and processing and other engineering services related to Building and Zoning permits at various locations throughout Cook County by an outside engineering consultant. These services are needed to enable the Department to continue providing efficient and effective technical reviews for Building and Zoning permit requests. This appropriation is made in anticipation of a forthcoming contract to be presented to your Honorable Body at a later date. Location: Various Locations throughout Cook County Section: 13-6BZPR-01-ES Fiscal Impact: $425,000.00 Accounts: 600-585 (Motor Fuel Tax Fund)approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1780 1 11-13-2013 Contract SPAM-34-GM CC1353-054Contract (Highway)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department(s): Transportation and Highways Vendor: Western Remac, Inc., Village of Woodridge, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Sign Panel Assembly Maintenance Location: Various Locations in Cook County Section: 13-8SPAM-34-GM Contract Value: $805,370.00 Contract period: 11/13/2013 - 11/13/2015 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $805,370.00 Accounts: 600-585 (Motor Fuel Tax Fund) Contract Number(s): 13-53-054 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. DO NOT PUT TEXT HERE. FOR PROCUREMENT TO ADD CONCURRENCE STATEMENT OR N/A Summary: Your Honorable Body is respectfully advised that competitive bidding procedures were followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Ordinance for bid on the subject project. The proposed work is to be performed at various locations on the public highway system in the County of Cook, State of Illinois, and is approvePass Action details Not available
13-1789 1 11-13-2013 Contract Elec Mech 8EMIM-42-GM CC13-28-1938Contract (Highway)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department(s): Transportation and Highways Vendor: Meade Inc., McCook, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Electrical Mechanical Item Maintenance Location: Various Locations in Cook County Section: 14-8EMIM-42-GM Contract Value: $2,616,855.72 Contract period: 11/13/2013 - 11/13/2015 12/31/2014 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $2,616,855.72 Accounts: 600-585 Contract Number(s): 13-28-1938 12938 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: An Invitation to Bid was issued for Electrical and Mechanical Item Maintenance for the Department of Transportation and Highways. A competitive bidding process was followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. Meade, Inc. was the lowest responsive and responsible bidder and is recommended for award. The total sum of the bid is 26approve as amendedPass Action details Not available
13-1790 1 11-13-2013 Contract Group 3 Cal Sag CC1388-12930Contract (Highway)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department(s): Transportation and Highways Vendor: Path Construction Company, Arlington Heights, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Bridge Improvements Location: Group 3 - 2013 104th Avenue at Calumet-Sag Channel Ridgeland Avenue at Calumet-Sag Channel Crawford Avenue at Calumet-Sag Channel Francisco Avenue at Calumet-Sag Channel in the Villages of Alsip, Robbins, Crestwood and the City of Blue Island and Forest Preserve District of Cook County County Board District: 5, 6, 17 Section: Section Number: 12-W2515-03-BR Section Number: 12-W3714-06-BR Section Number: 12-W4313-02-BR Section Number: 12-W9513-05-BR Contract Value: $4,966,847.00 Contract period: 11/13/2013 - 11/13/2014 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $4,966,847.00 Accounts: 600-585 Contract Number(s): 13-88-12930 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Office of the ChiefapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1889 2 11-13-2013 Construction Completion flossmoreCompletion of Construction Approval Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED COMPLETION OF CONSTRUCTION APPROVAL RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Gallagher Asphalt Corporation, Thornton, Illinois Action: Approval Good(s) or Service(s): The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits a resolution approving the construction of the captioned project in the City of Country Club Hills and Unincorporated Cook County. On 5/1/2012, your Honorable Body awarded a contract to Gallagher Asphalt Corporation, Thornton, Illinois for the aforesaid improvement to be completed in accordance with the plans and specifications. The work, consisting of patching of the existing concrete pavement along Flossmoor Road on both the east and west approaches to the I-57 overpass, placement of reflective crack control treatment and overlay with polymerized leveling binder (machine method) and hot-mix asphalt surface course, milling of existing asphalt pavement on the east and west legs of Cicero Avenue, repairing the base with patches, and overlayed guardrail removal and repapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1923 1 11-13-2013 Reimbursement Agreement Village of Palatine Quentin Rd.Agreement for Reimbursement (Highway)PROPOSED AGREEMENT FOR REIMBURSEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Village of Palatine, Illinois Request: Approval of reimbursement agreement Goods or Services: This improvement is being led by the Village of Palatine to alleviate drainage issues along Quentin Road in order to ensure the safety of pedestrians, the motoring public and adjacent property owners. Location: Quentin Road - Medford Drive to Illinois Avenue in the Village of Palatine County Board District: 14 Centerline Mileage: 0.20 miles Agreement Period: N/A Agreement Number(s): N/A Fiscal Impact: $509,840.00 Accounts: 600-585 (Motor Fuel Tax) Summary: Reimbursement Agreement with the Village of Palatine wherein the Village will be the lead agency for design and construction of a new relief storm sewer along Quentin Road from Medford Drive to Illinois Avenue. The County will reimburse the Village for its share of construction costs, estimated total County share $509,840.00, under Cook County Section: 13approvePass Action details Not available
13-1924 1 11-13-2013 HWY Auth. Agreement and Supl Buchanan. Buchanan EnergyInteragency Agreement (Highway)PROPOSED HIGHWAY AUTHORITY AGREEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Buchanan Energy (S), LLC, Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois Request: Approval to enter into and execute Goods or Services: N/A Location: Buchanan Energy (S), LLC for facilities at 1 West Golf Road, the intersection of Golf Road at Roselle Road (CH V60) in the Village of Hoffman Estates. Section: N/A County Board District: 15 Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: N/A Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways submits for execution of a Highway Authority Agreement along with a Supplemental Agreement (together considered as “Agreement”) with Buchanan Energy (S), LLC for facilities at 1 West Golf Road, the intersection of Golf Road at Roselle Road (CH V60) in the Village of Hoffman Estates. The Agreement has been prepared in compliance with Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) directives in dealing with petroleum contamination to soils. TheapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1925 1 11-13-2013 Imp. Res. Lake Cook Rd. A5016-04-BRImprovement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Improvement Resolution Request: Approval Project: Drainage downspout and gutter removal and replacement and other necessary highway appurtenances. Location: Lake Cook Road over the Wisconsin Central Railroad (west of Milwaukee Avenue), in the Village of Buffalo Grove Section: 13-A5016-04-BR County Board District(s): 14 Centerline Mileage: N/A Fiscal Impact: $110,000.00 Accounts: 600-585 (Motor Fuel Tax) Concurrence(s): N/A Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits for approval a resolution appropriating funds for the improvement of Lake Cook Road over the Wisconsin Central Railroad (west of Milwaukee Avenue) in the Village of Buffalo Grove. This improvement shall consist of drainage downspout and gutter removal and replacement and other necessary highway appurtenances. This improvement is needed to protect the public investment in the highway system approvePass Action details Not available
13-1958 1 11-13-2013 Construction Report Sept. 30, 2013ReportREPORT Department: Transportation and Highways Request: Receive and File Report Title: Bureau of Construction Progress Report for the month ending 9/30/2013 Report Period: Ending 9/30/2013 Summary: Please see attached Construction Report ending 9/30/2013receive and filePass Action details Video Video
13-1960 1 11-13-2013 State Street CompletionCompletion of Construction Approval Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED COMPLETION OF CONSTRUCTION APPROVAL RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Triggi Construction, Inc., West Chicago, Illinois Action: Approval Good(s) or Service(s): On 7/10/2013, your Honorable Body awarded a contract to Triggi Construction, Inc., West Chicago, Illinois 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 grinding, repairing and replacing the damaged combination concrete curb and gutter, median repair, crack and joint sealing, drainage repairs and adjustment, removal and replacement of raised reflective pavement markers, replacement of loop detectors, pavement marking, traffic protection and miscellaneous appurtenances, has been completed under the supervision and to the satisfaction of the Superintendent. Location of Project: State Street, 26th Street to Joe Orr Road in the City of Chicago Heights in Bloom Township, Cook County approvePass Action details Not available
13-1983 1 11-13-2013 Nine Tandem Axle Dumpt Trucks and Snow PlowsContract (Vehicle Purchase)PROPOSED CONTRACT (VEHICLE PURCHASE) Department(s): Department of Transportation and Highways Vendor: Tri-Angle Fabrication & Body Co., Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Nine (9) Tandem Axle Dump Trucks (with Snow Plows) Contract Value: $1,845,000.00 Contract period: One time purchase Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2013 $1,845,000.00 Accounts: 717/500-549 Contract Number(s): 1384-12696 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. The Vehicle Steering Committee concurs with this recommendation. Summary: A competitive bid process was followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. Tri-Angle Fabrication & Body, Co., Inc. is the most responsive and responsible bidder and is recommended for award in the amount of $1,845,000.00 for Nine (9) Tandem Axle Dump Trucks (with Snow Plows) that will be in the Maintenance Bureau.approvePass Action details Not available
13-1990 1 11-13-2013 SALT Contract Amendment 8SALT-33-GMContract Amendment (Highway)PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department(s): Transportation and Highways Vendor: Morton Salt, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Extension and Increase Good(s) or Service(s): 47,000 Tons of Rock Salt (Sodium Chloride) Contract Period: 10/1/2011 - 9/30/2013 Contract Period Extension: 10/1/2013 - 9/30/2014 Current Contract Amount Authority: $5,573,751.00 Board Approved: 7/12/2011, $5,573,751.00 Board Increase(s): N/A Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $2,786,875.50 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2013 $1,393,437.75 FY 2014 $1,393,437.75 Accounts: 600-585 (Motor Fuel Tax) Contract Number(s): 11-53-106 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: Contract No. 11-53-106 for Bulk Rock Salt and De-Icing Materials with Morton Salt, Inc., is a Piggyback contract with the City of Chicago (Specification No. 95044). This request is to amend the County’sapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1996 1 11-13-2013 City Works Appr ResAppropriating Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED APPROPRIATING RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Cook County Bureau of Technology/Geographic Information Systems Request: Approval Good(s) or Services(s): The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits for adoption a resolution appropriating funds for the development and implementation of automated work order and permit management systems for highway maintenance operations and permit authorization by an outside consulting engineering firm. These services are needed to increase efficiency, provide accountability and improve services to the public through process automation and timely responses to service requests, work orders and permit applications. This appropriation is made in anticipation of a forthcoming contract to be submitted to your Honorable Body at a later date. Further, the contract is being coordinated with and funded in part by the Bureau of Technology/Geographic Information Systems in the amount of $47,752.50 through its GIS fund. I have therefore prepaapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1997 1 11-13-2013 IDOT AOU IGAIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Illinois Department of Transportation Request: Approval to enter into and execute Goods or Services: Agreement of Understanding for Construction and Maintenance of County Highways Location: Countywide Section: N/A County Board District: Countywide Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: N/A Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways submits for execution two (2) copies of an Agreement of Understanding between the State of Illinois and the County of Cook, essentially renewing a previous such agreement in force. The terms therein govern the County regarding construction and maintenance of County Highways, planning and accounting, and relevant Motor Fuel Tax expenditures. This agreement shall be effective upon execution by the State and shall remain in full force unless terminated by either party. This agreement is necessitated by a request from the State oapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1998 1 11-13-2013 Sup Imp Maintenance Res 12-8PVMK-35-GMSupplemental Improvement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED SUPPLEMENTAL IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Request: Approval Project: Pavement Marking Maintenance Services Location: Countywide Section: 12-8PVMK-35-GM County Board District: 1, 4, 5, 6, 9, 11, 13-17 Centerline Mileage: N/A Fiscal Impact: $950,000.00 Accounts: 600-585 (Motor Fuel Tax Fund) Board Approved Date and Amount: 9/7/2011, $1,750,000.00 Increased Amount: $950,000.00 Total Adjusted Amount: $2,700,000.00 Concurrence(s): Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits for adoption a supplemental resolution appropriating additional funds for the contract maintenance services of centerline, edge line, lane line and other incidental pavement markings on various County Highways during the calendar years 2012 through 2014. On 9/7/2011, your Honorable Body approved a Maintenance Resolution authorizing $1,750,000.00 for pavement marking approvePass Action details Not available
13-2095 1 11-13-2013 transfer of Funds two 2 VansTransfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Transportation and Highways Request: Approval Reason: Transfer of funds is requested to purchase two (2) vans. One (1) van will be used in our Construction Bureau to do testing and quality control for road projects. The second van will be used by the Design Bureau to inspect bridges, culverts, flood damage, etc.. The existing vans are approximately 15 years old. This request has been approved by the Vehicle Steering Committee. From Account(s): 500-441 Maintenance Repair of Data Equipment To Account(s): 500-549 Vehicle Purchase Total Amount of Transfer: $85,000.00 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? 9/20/2013, Zero Balance How was the account used for the source of transferred funds identified? List any other accounts that were also considered (but not used) as the source of the transferred funds. approvePass Action details Not available
13-1680 2 Provident Hospital Outpatient Care Renovation ProjectsContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Office of Capital Planning & Policy Vendor: Comprehensive Construction Consulting, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Professional Construction Management Administrative Services for Provident Hospital Outpatient Care Renovation Contract Value: $259,790.00 Contract period: 18 months from Board Approval. Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: $259,790.00 Accounts: 9000 Provident Medical Center Contract Number(s): 13-88-12814 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: Request for Proposal (RFP) was issued to the pre-qualified group for Professional Construction Management Administrative Services for Provident Hospital Outpatient Care Renovation. An RFP process was followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. Comprehensive Construction Consulting offers the best value to the County and is recapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-2050 1 Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Relocation Project Change Order #2Change OrderPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT (CHANGE ORDER) Department(s): Office of Capital Planning and Policy Vendor: The Lombard Company, Alsip, Illinois Request: This is an amendment, requesting approval of Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) Relocation Project Change Order #2, at Oak Forest Health Center. Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Contract Period: Construction 6-Months Contract Period Extension: N/A Current Contract Amount Authority: $8,137,000.00 $7,742,000.00 Board Approved: 4/17/2013, $7,377,000.00 Board Increase(s): 10/2/2013, $365,000.00 Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $334,365.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2013 $334,365.00 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 Procurement Officer concurs Summary: During renovation of the existing buildings, an unforeseen condition was discovered. It was discoveapprove as amendedPass Action details Video Video
13-2110 1 Countywide Warehouse and Storage Center MoveContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): The Office of Capital Planning and Policy on behalf of the Clerk of the Circuit Court Vendor: Midway Moving and Storage, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute. Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services Contract Value: $6,305,610.00 Contract period: Three (3) Years from Notice to Proceed Date. Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY2013: $697,684.00; FY2014: $1,126,800.00; FY2015: $2,240,563.00; FY2016: $2,240,563.00 Accounts: 499-260 Contract Number(s): 1323-12809 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 Countywide Warehouse and Records Storage Move. A competitive bid process was followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. Midway Moving and Storage Inc., Chicago, Illinois was the lowest responsive and responsible bidder and is recommended for this award. The intent of this projereferPass Action details Video Video
13-2089 1 221 Lively Blvd. Venture, G.P.ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION 221 Lively Blvd. Venture, G. P. REQUEST FOR Class 6b PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from 221 Lively Blvd. Venture, G. P. and Resolution No. 45-12 from the Village of Elk Grove Village for an abandoned industrial facility located at 129 Seegers Road Unit 1A, Elk Grove Village, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17, Permanent Index Number 08-22-402-089-1001. 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 redureferPass Action details Video Video
13-2090 1 Center Point Properties TrustResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Center Point Properties Trust REQUEST FOR Class 6b PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from Center Point Properties Trust and Resolution No. 13-03 from the Village of Hillside for an abandoned industrial facility located at 5999 Butterfield Road, Hillside, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17, Permanent Index Numbers 15-18-107-015-0000; 15-18-107-019-0000; 15-18-107-020-0000;15-18-107-021-0000. 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 ClareferPass Action details Not available
13-2091 1 John O'Keefe or AssigneeResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION John O’Keefe or Assignee REQUEST FOR Class 6b PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from John O’Keefe or Assignee and Resolution No. 20-13 from the Village of Elk Grove Village for an abandoned industrial facility located at 70 Gordon Street, Elk Grove Village, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17, Permanent Index Number 08-21-401-019-0000. 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
13-2093 1 North Star Trust CompanyResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION North Star Trust Company REQUEST FOR Class 6b PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from North Star Trust Company and Resolution No. 1314 R 08 from the Village of Franklin Park for an abandoned industrial facility located at 3431 N. Powell Street, Franklin Park, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17 16, Permanent Index Number 12-19-400-170-0000 and12-19-400-174-0000 . 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 significareferPass Action details Not available
13-2094 1 CKP Inc.ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CKP INC. REQUEST FOR Class 8 PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for a commercial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from CKP Inc. and Resolution No. 11-5 from the Village of South Chicago Heights for an abandoned commercial facility located at 2802 Chicago Road, South Chicago Heights, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 6, and Permanent Index Numbers 32-29-418-017-0000; 32-29-418-018-0000; 32-29-418-019-0000; 32-29-418-020-0000, 32-29-418-021-0000. 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 ClareferPass Action details Not available
13-2105 1 HOME Investment Partnership Program - OPRHCHOME Investment Partnerships ProgramPROPOSED HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM Department: Department of Planning and Development Other Part(ies): N/A Request: Approve HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) grant award recommendation in the amount of $200,535.00 to the Oak Park Regional Housing Center (OPRHC) Good(s) or Service(s): Implementation of a HOME-funded pilot down payment assistance loan program for low-income homebuyers in west suburban Cook County. Total Development Cost: N/A (not a development project) Project Amount: $200,535.00 (Grant award) Fiscal Impact: None Account(s): 772-298 Summary: The Department previously operated a down payment assistance loan program funded through the Federal American Dream Downpayment Initiative (ADDI) program funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). While this program ended previously, demand for downpayment assistance funds remains. Specifically, a high level of interest among lenders and prospective homebuyers in west suburban Cook County has been identified. In order to address this persistent dapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-2106 1 HOME Investment Partnership - CAFHAHOME Investment Partnerships ProgramPROPOSED HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM Department: Department of Planning and Development Other Part(ies): Chicago Area Fair Housing Alliance (CAFHA) Request: Approval of a HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) grant award recommendation in the amount of $70,000.00 to CAFHA for the provision of fair housing professional services. Good(s) or Service(s): Fair housing professional services. Total Development Cost: N/A (not a development project) Project Amount: $70,000.00 Fiscal Impact: None. (Grant funded) Account(s): 772-298 Summary: As an ongoing recipient of Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Cook County is required to affirmatively further fair housing. Moreover, the County is required to actively engage with local fair housing stakeholders such as CAFHA in the development and implementation of related analyses and strategy plans. In accordance with HUD requirementsapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-2044 1 Fourth Amend CareCenter Pharm 69WLease AgreementPROPOSED LEASE AMENDMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Approval of a Fourth Amendment to Lease Landlord: County of Cook Tenant: CareCenter Pharmacy, LLC Location: 69 W Washington, Lower Level Pedway, LL-12 Term/Extension Period: 12/1/2013 - 11/30/2014 Space Occupied: 1,200 Square feet Monthly Rent: $2,903.00 / Annual: $34,836.00 Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: N/A Option to Renew: N/A Termination: If a related Vendor Contract is not renewed or is terminated prior to 11/30/2014, either party may, at its option terminate this Lease upon thirty (30) days’ notice at any time. Utilities Included: HVAC included, Tenant pays electric metered to Premises Summary: This Tenant is an affiliate of the entity currently under contract to provide the County’s prescription benefits. The proposed rental rate is within the range of current market rates.approvePass Action details Video Video
13-2049 1 FPD Lease Agreement 69WLease AgreementPROPOSED LEASE AGREEMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Approval of a (New) Lease Agreement Landlord: County of Cook Tenant: Forest Preserve District of Cook County (FPDCC) Location: George W. Dunne Administration Building, 69 W. Washington, Suites 2010, 2040 and 2060 Term/Extension Period: 12/1/2012 - 11/30/2017 Space Occupied: 15,736 Square Feet Monthly Rent: Annual base rent for the Premises for the first Lease Year is $125,000.00 Thereafter, the FPDCC will pay its pro-rata share of operating costs as rental for the space. Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: N/A Option to Renew: N/A Termination: By Tenant with 30 day prior notice if sufficient funds have not been appropriated Utilities Included: Utilities included in operating costs Summary/Notes: The FPD acknowledges that FPD has been in possession of 12,513 square feet of the Premises under a verbal agreement for many years, and an additional 3,223 square feet since 4/17/2013 located on the 20th floor of the building. The Lease terapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-2052 1 1640 Walnut Office & Parking Lease renewalsLease AgreementPROPOSED LEASE AMENDMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Approval of a First Amendment to Lease Landlord: PBMT Partnership Tenant: County of Cook for use by Adult Probation Department Location: 1640 W. Walnut Street, Chicago, Illinois Term/Extension Period: 12/1/2013 - 8/31/2019 Space Occupied: 40,000 Square feet Monthly Rent: Office Lease: Base Rent: Monthly Annually 12/1/2013-11/30/2014 $43,333.33 $520,000.00 12/1/2014-11/30/2015 $43,875.00 $526,500.00 12/1/2015-11/30.2016 $44,423.44 $533,081.28 12/1/2016-11/30/2017 $44,978.71 $539,744.52 12/1/2017-11/30/2018 $45,540.90 $546,490.80 12/1/2018-8/31/2019 $46,110.09 $553,321.08 Fiscal Impact: $3,219,137.68 Accounts: 280-660 Option to Renew: N/A Termination: By Tenant, on or after 12/1/2016 with nine months prior written notice to Landlord Utilities Included: Tenant pays gas and electric metered to Premises. Summary: The Circuit Court of Cook County’s Adult Probation Department utilizesapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-2068 1 1640 Walnut Parking LeaseLease AgreementPROPOSED LEASE AMENDMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: In conjunction with and conditioned on approval of Item #13-2052, authorization is requested to exercise a five-year option to renew contained in a Land Lease originally approved by the Cook County Board of Commissioners on 9/1/1998. Details are: Landlord: JAG Partnership Tenant: County of Cook for use by Adult Probation Department Location: 1701 West Walnut Street, Chicago, Illinois Term/Extension Period: 9/1/2014 - 8/31/2019 Termination: By Tenant, with six months prior written notice to Landlord Space Occupied: 40,875 square feet, paved for use as a parking lot Monthly Rent: Parking Lease: Base Rent: Monthly Annually 9/1/2014-8/31/2015 $10,082.50 $120,990.00 9/1/2015-8/31/2016 $10,389.08 $124,668.96 9/1/2016-8/31/2017 $10,695.67 $128,348.04 9/1/2017-8/31/2018 $11,002.17 $132,026.04 9/1/2019-8/31/2019 $11,342.83 $136,113.96 Fiscal Impact: $642,147.00 Accounts: 280-660 Option to Renew: N/A Termination: By Tenant, with six months prior written approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1728 1 Facilities Management Tranfer of FundsTransfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Facilities Management Request: Authority to transfer funds Reason: To allow DFM to do additional encumbrances on current contracts From Account(s): 200-450, $175,000.00 To Account(s): 200-333, $175,000.00 Total Amount of Transfer: $175,000.00 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 10/15/13 is when it became apparent that this account would need an infusion of funds because the funds are insufficient to meet our needs for the remainder of the year. The balance in the 333 account as of November 1st is $94, 193.00. (additional encumbrances) October 10th balance - $190,920.00 September 10th balance $32,834.00 How was the account used for the source of transferred funds identified? List any other accounts that were also considered (but not used) as the source of the transferred funds. The account fapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-1933 1 Oracle America Taleo - Extend and IncreaseContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Human Resources Vendor: Oracle America Inc., Redwood Shores, California Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase by $1,084,695.00 and extend for a three (3) year period. Good(s) or Service(s): Oracle will provide the services of maintaining and providing support service for the Automated Recruiting, Hiring, and Onboarding System that is used Countywide to include all Offices Under the President, Cook County Health and Hospitals System, Cook County Forest Preserve District, Cook County Sheriff’s Department and the Recorder of Deeds for Cook County. Contract Period: 10/15/2009 - 10/14/2013 Contract Period Extension: 10/15/2013 - 10/14/2016 Current Contract Amount Authority: $2,000,000.00 Board Approved: 10/6/2009 $2,000,000.00 Board Increase(s): N/A Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $1,084,695.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2013 $38,750.00, FY 2014 $437,415.00, FY 2015 $323,640.00 and FY 2016 $284,890.00. Accounts: 032 - 44approvePass Action details Video Video
13-2112 1 Human Resources Activity Reports for Pay Periods 21 and 22ReportREPORT Department: Bureau of Human Resources Request: Receive and File Report Title: Human Resources Activity Reports for Pay Periods 21 and 22 Report Period: Pay Period 21: 09/22/13 - 10/5/13 and Pay Period 22: 10/6/13 - 10/19/13 Summary: Submitting the Human Resources Activity report covering the pay periods listed above.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
13-1800 2 SSI network equipmentContract (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Bureau of Technology Vendor: System Solutions, Inc. (SSI), Northbrook, Illinois. Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase by $4,264,732.03 and extend for one (1) year. Good(s) or Service(s): High speed network equipment, network hardware installation, and maintenance services at several locations; replacement of switches; extension of the County's broadband network. Contract Period: 11/1/2012 - 12/ 31/2013 10/31/2014 Contract Period Extension: 1/1/ 2014 - 12/31/2014 N/A Current Contract Amount Authority: $7,231,521.00 Board Approved: 10/2/2012, $7,231,521.00 Board Increase(s): N/A Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $4,264,732.03 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2013 $1,571,885.00; FY 2014 $2,692,847.00 Accounts: Various - 441 accounts; -579 accounts Contract Number(s): 12-30-391 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer capprove as amendedPass Action details Video Video
13-2092 1 NTT America web hosting agreementContract (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Bureau of Technology Vendor: NTT America, Inc., New York, New York Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute. Good(s) or Service(s): Web hosting and related professional services. Contract Value: $422,000.00 Contract period: 10/1/2013 through 12/31/2014, with two (2) one-year renewal options. Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2013: $250,000.00; FY 2014: $167,000.00; FY 2015: $5,000.00 Accounts: 009/441 ($75,000.00); 490/441 ($347,000.00) Contract Number(s): 1341-13159 Concurrence(s): The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: The Bureau of Technology (BOT) is requesting approval to enter into a twenty-four (24) month, sole source agreement with NTT for the purpose of providing web hosting services. Cook County developed its current website in NTT’s hosting environment after NTT won an RFP for provide hosting services. After the competitive award, the CountyapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-2097 1 Transfer of Funds: 040-260 to 040-225Transfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Assessor Request: Transfer of Funds Reason: Additional funds are needed in Postage account 040-225 From Account(s): 040-260, $200,000.00 To Account(s): 040-225, $200,000.00 Total Amount of Transfer: $200,000.00 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? It became apparent 10/24/2013 that the receiving account would require an infusion of funds in order to meet current obligations. 30 days prior to that date, the balance in the 040-225 account was $3,774.61. How was the account used for the source of transferred funds identified? List any other accounts that were also considered (but not used) as the source of the transferred funds. The account being used as the source of transferred funds is the 040-260 account for Professional and Managerial Services. This account was identified as having sufficient fundsapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-2099 1 Transfer of Funds: 040-240 to 040-579Transfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Assessor Request: Transfer of Funds Reason: Additional Funds are needed in the 579 account for Computer Equipment From Account(s): 040-240, $100,000.00 To Account(s): 040-579, $100,000.00 Total Amount of Transfer: $100,000.00 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? It became apparent 10/30/2013 that the receiving account would require an infusion of funds in order to meet current obligations. 30 days prior to that date, the balance in the 040-579 account was $4,903.00 How was the account used for the source of transferred funds identified? List any other accounts that were also considered (but not used) as the source of the transferred funds. The account being used as the source of transferred funds is the 040-240 account for External Graphics. This account was identified as having sufficient funds to mapprovePass Action details Not available
13-2153 1 The Chicago Community Trust, Chicago, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Office of the Chief Judge Vendor: The Chicago Community Trust, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute. Good(s) or Service(s): Community Outreach Services for the Circuit Court’s Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program. Contract Value: $2,193,885.00 Contract period: 12/1/2013, through 11/30/2016 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $715,100.00, FY 2015 $726,600.00, FY 2016 $752,185.00 Accounts: 310-260 Contract Number(s): 1323-12465 B Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Officer of the Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: A Request for Proposal was issued for Courts Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program. An RFP process was followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. The Chicago Community Trust (CCT) offers the best value to the County and is recommended for the award of Community Outreach Services for the Circuit Court’s Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation approvePass Action details Video Video
13-2154 1 The Chicago Bar Foundation, Chicago, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Office of the Chief Judge Vendor: The Chicago Bar Foundation, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Legal Aid and Mediation Services for the Circuit Court’s Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program. Contract Value: $4,700,666.52 Contract period: 12/1/2013, through 11/30/2016 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $1,523,426.00, FY 2015 $1,566,489.12, FY 2016 $1,610,751.40. Accounts: 310-260 Contract Number(s): 1323-12465 A Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: A Request for Proposal was issued for Courts Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program. An RFP process was followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. The Chicago Bar Foundation (CBF) offers the best value to the County and is recommended for the award of Legal aid and mediation services for the Circuit Court’s Mortgage ForeclosureapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-2009 1 Clerk of the Circuit Court TRANSFER OF FUNDSTransfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Clerk of the Circuit Court Request: Approval to transfer funds as described Reason: Funds are needed for professional services of programmers to assist with the development of an Interactive Orders system and maintain various online batch mainframe applications and their interfaces. From Account(s): 335-441, $75,000; 335-214, $25,000.00 To Account(s): 335-260 Total Amount of Transfer: $100,000.00 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 October 22, 2013, it became apparent that Account 335-260 - Professional and Managerial Service would require an infusion of funds in order to meet current obligations. At that time, the balance in the account was $2,175.00 and 30 days prior to that day, the balance was $0.00. How was the account used for the source of transferred funds identified? List any other accountapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-2038 1 Clerk of the Circuit Court Transfer of FundsTransfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Clerk of the Circuit Court Request: Approval to transfer funds as described Reason: Funds are needed for internal printing of court forms that are essential to normal operation of the court system. From Account(s): 335-240 To Account(s): 335-241 Total Amount of Transfer: $40,000.00 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 9, 2013, it became apparent that Account 335-241- Internal Printing and Publishing would require an infusion of funds in order to meet current obligations. At that time the balance in the account was $169,691.00 and 30 days prior to that date, the balance was $172,182.00. How was the account used for the source of transferred funds identified? List any other accounts that were also considered (but not used) as the source of the transferred funds. Account 335-240-PrintapprovePass Action details Not available
13-2067 1 Transfer of fundsTransfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Clerk of the Circuit Court Request: Approval to transfer funds as described Reason: Funds are needed to satisfy the additional need for postage for the remainder of the year due to an unanticipated increase in postage rates and an increase in certified and registered mail required to be sent out by law. From Account(s): 335-441 To Account(s): 335-225 Total Amount of Transfer: $50,000.00 On what date did it become apparent that the receiving account would require an infusion of funds in order to meet current obligations? What was the balance in the account on that date, and what was the balance 30 days prior to that date? On May 6, 2013, it became apparent that Account 335-225-Postage would require an infusion of funds in order to meet current obligations. At that time, the balance in the account was $139,806.00, and 30 days prior to that day, the balance was $214,806.00. How was the account used for the source of transferred funds identified? List any other accounts that were also considered (but not uapprovePass Action details Not available
13-2082 1 Payment Approval Neopost USA IncPayment ApprovalPROPOSED PAYMENT APPROVAL Department(s): Clerk of the Circuit Court Request: Payment Approval Payee: Neopost USA Inc, Chicago, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Maintenance coverage Fiscal Impact: $4,618.28 Accounts: 335-440 Contract Number(s): N/A Summary: The services were to provide maintenance coverage for mailroom equipment. The proposed renewal invoice for the equipment was received subsequent to the scheduled renewal period. Once the invoice was received the Clerk of the Circuit Court (Clerk’s Office) requested for a portion of the maintenance cost to be removed from the proposed amount due to the equipment software and hardware being obsolete. Additionally, in an effort to generate cost savings and due to infrequent equipment breakdowns the Clerk’s Office contacted the vendor to request for all maintenance costs to be removed. Upon receiving the new invoices it was discovered that the invoice amount included maintenance costs for the entire year instead of a pro-rated amount up to the date the vendor received the Clerk’s Office noapprovePass Action details Not available
13-2100 1 Payment Approval Tyco Integrated SecurityPayment ApprovalPROPOSED PAYMENT APPROVAL Department(s): Clerk of the Circuit Court Request: Payment Approval Payee: Tyco Integrated Security LLC, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania Good(s) or Service(s): Security Services Fiscal Impact: $22,402.44 Accounts: 335-449 Contract Number(s): N/A Summary: The services provided were for security coverage where money is collected and secured until it is transported to the bank, and locations that maintain police evidence and court files. The Clerk of the Circuit Court tried on many occasions to obtain the appropriate documents from the vendor so that the contract and payment documents could be processed in a timely manner; however delays continued to be incurred due to the vendor not responding in a timely manner. Due to limited funds available and the installation costs that would be incurred for a new system to be installed we continued to work with the vendor to resolve the contract and payment issues. We recently received the request for payment for the services rendered, totaling $22,402.44, and would like to move forwarapprovePass Action details Not available
13-2115 1 Elections Pickens Kane ContractContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Cook County Clerk Vendor: Pickens-Kane, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Moving Services for Elections Equipment and Materials Contract Value: $2,364,845.00 Contract period: 12/1/2013 - 11/30/2015 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014: $1,473,614.00, FY 2015: $891,231.00 Accounts: 524-430 Contract Number(s): 1335-12863 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: A Request for Proposal (RFP) was issued for Moving Services for Elections Equipment and Materials. An RFP process was followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. Pickens-Kane offers is recommended for the award. Pickens-Kane was the sole proposer. After review, it was determined that Pickens has met the qualifications and has experience to perform the services as requested. Pickens-Kane has demonstrated the techapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-2129 1 county clerk catalyst contract 2014Contract (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Cook County Clerk Vendor: Catalyst Consulting Group, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase and extend Good(s) or Service(s): Service, Maintenance and Hosting of Web Applications Contract Period: 3/25/2013 - 11/30/2013 Contract Extension Period: 12/1/2013 - 11/30/2014 Current Contract Amount Authority: $125,000.00 Board Approved: N/A Board Increase(s): N/A Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $125,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014: $125,000.00 Accounts: 524-260; 533-260 Contract Number(s): 13-13-12424 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. The Chief Information Officer concurs. Summary: The Clerk’s Office is requesting to extend and increase the contract with Catalyst Consulting for the hosting of web servers and continued support and maintenance of proprietary applapprovePass Action details Not available
13-1965 1 Award- 6-Point Star BadgesContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Sheriff Vendor: Ray O’Herron Co., Inc., Oak Brook Terrace, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): 6-Point Star Badges Contract Value: $190,173.00 Contract period: This is a one-time contract effective for a period lasting no longer than one year following proper execution of the Contract Documents. Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $190,173.00 Accounts: 239-333 Contract Number(s): 13-11-12909 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. Office of the Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: An Invitation for Bid was issued for 6-Point Star Badges for the Sheriff’s Office. A competitive bidding process was followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. Ray O’ Herron Co., Inc. was the lowest responsive and responsible bidder and it is recommended for award. This purchase will provide consistency for badges throughout the Sheriff’s Office.approvePass Action details Video Video
13-1963 1 Renew Grant IDOT STEPGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: Sheriff Grantee: Cook County Sheriff’s Police Department Grantor: Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Division of Traffic Safety Request: To renew a grant Purpose: These funds will allow the Police Department to conduct directed enforcement for alcohol mobilizations and/or occupant protection mobilization during one or more critical holiday and other special campaigns Grant Amount: $103,698.72 Grant Period: 10/1/2013 - 9/30/2014 Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Previous date of Board Authorization for Grant: 12/4/2012 Previous Grant Amount: $40,359.36 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any Summary: This renewal will allow the Police Department to conduct directed enforcement for alcohol mobilizations and/or occupant protection mobilization during one or more critical holiday and other special campaigns.approvePass Action details Not available
13-2022 1 MAPE Expansion Time ExtensionGrant Award AmendmentPROPOSED GRANT AWARD AMENDMENT Department: State’s Attorney Grantee: State’s Attorney Grantor: Office of the State’s Attorney’s Appellate Prosecutor Request: Approval of an extension of time for the Misdemeanor Alternative Prosecution Enhancement (MAPE) program. Purpose: The Grant extension will provide funding for the Misdemeanor Alternative Prosecution Enhancement (MAPE) Program. The extension will allow the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office to continue to support one (1) Alternative Prosecution and Sentencing (APS) Coordinator, who manages and oversees all misdemeanor-level offenses which are eligible for one or more of the APS alternatives. Supplemental Grant Amount: N/A Grant Period: 12/1/2012 - 11/30/2013 Extension Period: 12/1/2013 - 4/30/2014 Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Date of Previous Board Authorization for Grant: 10/16/2012 Previous Grant Amount: $150,000.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any Summary: The extensioapprovePass Action details Video Video
13-2021 1 Troy Bonaparte v. Officer Schaller, 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: Troy Bonaparte v. Officer Schaller, et al., Case Number: 13 M4 1360referPass Action details Video Video
13-2024 1 Wendell Conway 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: Wendell Conway v. Cook County Jail Case Number: 13 M1 151843referPass Action details Not available
13-2025 1 Cornell Harris 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: Cornell Harris v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 C 5918referPass Action details Not available
13-2026 1 Taniko Boyd 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: Taniko Boyd v. Thomas Dart Case Number: 13 C 1887referPass Action details Not available
13-2027 1 Michael Grills, Special Administrator of the Estate of Baby Grills v. County of Cook, 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: Michael Grills, Special Administrator of the Estate of Baby Grills v. County of Cook, et al., Case Number: 12 L 13700referPass Action details Not available
13-2028 1 hirley Ndoria, Special Administrator of the Estate of Deshawn Martell-Ellis, deceased, Shirley Ndoria, Individually and Derrick Ellis, Individually v. 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 Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Shirley Ndoria, Special Administrator of the Estate of Deshawn Martell-Ellis, deceased, Shirley Ndoria, Individually and Derrick Ellis, Individually v. Cook County d/b/a Stroger Hospital Case Number: 12 L 12726referPass Action details Not available
13-2029 1 Cedric Pierce 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: Cedric Pierce v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 C 4767referPass Action details Not available
13-2030 1 Dwayne A. Richardson 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: Dwayne A. Richardson v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 C 702referPass Action details Not available
13-2031 1 Hava Salimi v. Cook County, Dr. Gianluca Lazzaro, and Dr. Hadyn Michael HollisterLitigation 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: Hava Salimi v. Cook County, Dr. Gianluca Lazzaro, and Dr. Hadyn Michael Hollister Case Number: 13 L 5752referPass Action details Not available
13-2032 1 Monzura Porche v. Officer HudsonLitigation 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: Monzura Porche v. Officer Hudson Case Number: 12 C 3492referPass Action details Not available
13-2033 1 Alejandro Valenzuela-Vargas, et al., 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: Alejandro Valenzuela-Vargas, et al., v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 L 10373referPass Action details Not available
13-2034 1 Gary Friederich 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: Gary Friederich v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13 L 11044referPass Action details Not available
13-2086 1 ORD AMENDMENT TAX SALE AUTOMATION FEEOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT TAX SALE AUTOMATION FEE AND FUND BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Chapter 74, Taxation, Article II, Real Property Taxation, Division 1, Generally, Section 74-40, Tax sale automation fee and fund, of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as follows: Sec. 74-40. Tax sale automation fee and fund. (a) Fund established. In accordance with 35 ILCS 200/21-245 (automation fee), a County Tax Sale Automation Fund is hereby established to provide funding for automated recordkeeping for processing delinquent property tax sales. (b) Fee imposed. A fee per parcel as set out in Section 32-1 shall be collected by the County Collector from the purchaser of delinquent property taxes at the time of sale. The fee shall be in addition to all other fees and costs and shall be collected in the same manner as other fees and costs. (c) Appropriation. Fees collected under this section shall be subject to annual appropriation by the County Board to pay costs of the County Treasurer’s office related to the automation of property tax colleapprovePass Action details Video Video