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Meeting Name: Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/9/2014 11:00 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: First New Items Agenda, Consent Calendar Agenda 4-9-14.pdf, Second New Items Agenda, 14-2408 Substitute Ordinance Amendment.pdf, Final 4-9-14 Speakers List & wriiten testimony.pdf, 14-2448 Substitute Ordinance Amendment.pdf, Errata 4-9-14.pdf
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14-1690 1 CONGRATULATING LEMONT HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADERSConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING LEMONT HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADERS WHEREAS, the members of the Cook County Board of Commissioners are proud to recognize excellence in school sports; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners recognizes the importance of team sports in developing the qualities of teamwork, respect, hard work and dedication in young adults; and WHEREAS, the Lemont High School Cheerleaders displayed those qualities and worked together with coaches Dave Erlenbaugh, Bree Grady and Brittany Cantarino, to achieve a great season and progress to become the 2014 IHSA Medium Division State Champions; and WHEREAS, this marks the 9th consecutive time that the Lemont High School Cheerleaders made a state final appearance taking third place in 2006 and 2012, and placed at the state runner-up in 2007, 2008 and 2013 and won state titles in 2009, 2010 and 2011; and WHEREAS, the Lemont High School Cheerleaders final score of 90.84 marked its best score of the post season; and WHEREAS, the Lemont High School Cheerleaders placed third at the Midwest Cheer approvePass Action details Not available
14-1917 1 CHILDHOOD EXPOSURE TO VIOLENCE PREVENTION WEEKConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CHILDHOOD EXPOSURE TO VIOLENCE PREVENTION WEEK WHEREAS, according to the U.S. Attorney General’s National Taskforce on Children Exposed to Violence (“CEV”), “We are facing one of the most significant challenges to the future of America’s children that we have ever known;” and WHEREAS, homicide is the second leading cause of death among youth between the ages of 15 and 24 and is the leading cause of death among African American youth ages 10-24; and WHEREAS, 75% of all the children who have died from abuse and neglect were younger than four years of age; and WHEREAS, being abused or neglected as a child increases the likelihood of arrest as a juvenile by 59%; and WHEREAS, research states that 75% of urban elementary school children living in high-violence neighborhoods have been exposed to community violence, and that 35% of urban youth who have been exposed to community violence have developed post-traumatic stress disorder; and WHEREAS, children exposed to violence are at a higher risk of developing substance abuse, suffering from depression,approvePass Action details Not available
14-1940 1 Earth Day Resolution 2014Consent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Earth Day Resolution 2014 WHEREAS, Earth Day, April 22, was first organized in 1970 to promote ecology and respect for all life on the planet as well as to encourage awareness of the growing problems of air, water and soil pollution; and WHEREAS, Cook County government has shown its commitment to sustainability and to reducing the County’s impact on the environment by undertaking many energy efficiency measures including the largest Energy Savings Contracts ever undertaken by a County, and is working continually to find more ways to save energy; and WHEREAS, Cook County through its Department of Environmental Control has partnered with its suburban communities and nonprofits to make energy efficiency investments throughout the County; and WHEREAS, Cook County in 2012 passed the Demolition Debris Diversion Ordinance, resulting in over 90% of building materials from demolitions and renovations being reused or recycled; and WHEREAS, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was awarded in January 2014 the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance’s LeadershapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2001 1 NATIONAL LAW DAYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING MAY 1, 2014 AS NATIONAL LAW DAY WHEREAS, Law Day is a national day set aside to celebrate the rule of law. Law Day underscores how law and the legal process contribute to the freedoms that all Americans share. Law Day also provides an opportunity to recognize the role of courts in this democracy and the importance of jury service to maintaining the integrity of the courts; and WHEREAS, Law Day has its origin in 1957, when American Bar Association (ABA) President Charles S. Rhyne envisioned a special day for celebrating our legal system; and WHEREAS, on February 3, 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower established Law Day by issuing a Proclamation proclaiming it “fitting that the people of this Nation should remember with pride and vigilantly guard the great heritage of liberty, justice, and equality under law which our forefathers bequeathed to us.” Every President, since President Eisenhower, has issued an annual Law Day Proclamation; and WHEREAS, on April 7, 1961, Congress passed a Joint Resolution, designating May 1 as Law Day. TheapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2110 1 NATIONAL REBUILDING DAY 2014Consent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION NATIONAL REBUILDING DAY 2014 WHEREAS, Rebuilding Together*Metro Chicago (formerly known as Christmas in April), a volunteer organization preserving and revitalizing low-income homes and communities, repaired its first home in suburban Cook County in 1992, and has since rehabilitated more than 1,000 homes; and WHEREAS, Rebuilding Together*Metro Chicago is part of a national nonprofit program, which sponsors National Rebuilding Day across the country and on the last Saturday in April; and WHEREAS, every year, Rebuilding Together*Metro Chicago selects two neighborhoods, one in the City of Chicago and one in suburban Cook County in which to provide home repair for elderly, disabled, or low income individuals; and WHEREAS, this year on Saturday, April 26th, low-income homeowners will receive much needed aid as part of National Rebuilding Day 2014; and WHEREAS, last year more than 3,100 volunteers donated their time and talents to plan and complete hundreds of free home repairs for residents in Cook County. The work completed on National Rebuilding DaapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2202 1 ROBERT LUPOConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING ROBERT LUPO ON HIS RETIREMENT AS SUPERINTENDENT OF RIDGEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL WHEREAS, Robert Lupo is currently the superintendent of Ridgewood High School District 234, serving Norridge and Harwood Heights, a position he has held since 2003; and WHEREAS, prior to that time, Robert Lupo served as an English teacher, Curriculum Coordinator, and Assistant Superintendent; and WHEREAS, Robert Lupo’s teaching career began in 1975 after his graduation from Northwestern University with a BS degree in Secondary English Education. Dr. Lupo holds a master’s degree in English Literature and doctorate in Instructional Technology from Northern Illinois University; and WHEREAS, Robert Lupo reached out to the student body at Ridgewood and beyond in his blog, “The Rebel Yell,” which provided his educational insights; and WHEREAS, Robert Lupo was instrumental in working with the O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission as well as with members of the local, state, and federal governments to secure the largest FAA grant for a school sound abatement project in theapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2380 1 NAOMI D. CROON ON HER 100TH BIRTHDAYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING NAOMI D. CROOM ON HER 100TH BIRTHDAY WHEREAS, Naomi D. Croom was born in Arragon, Georgia on March 20th 1914; and WHEREAS, she was the third of seven children born to Elizabeth and Richard Green; and WHEREAS, Naomi married Robert Croom and together they had four children: Barbara Patterson; Donald High; Robert Croom Jr. and Wendy Croom; and WHEREAS, Naomi D. Croom has always been a voracious reader and passed on her love of knowledge to her children; and WHEREAS, Naomi D. Croom continues to read two newspapers a day to keep up on current affairs and reads two books every week; and WHEREAS, Naomie D. Croom has been an active member of her church, the Parkwood CME Church in Chicago, for many years; and WHEREAS, Naomie D. Croom has spent many numerous hours volunteering for a variety of projects that benefit her church and the community. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that President Toni Preckwinkle and the Cook County Board of Commissioners does hereby recognize and congratulate Naomi D. Croom on the auspicious occasion of herapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2387 1 MICHAEL J. HOWLETT JR.Consent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF THE HONORABLE JUDGE MICHAEL J. HOWLETT JR. WHEREAS, Judge Michael J. Howlett Jr, a man whose life was devoted to public service, family, and faith, died on March 16, 2014 leaving friends, family and a community profoundly enriched for having known him; and WHEREAS, Michael Howlett Jr. grew up in Chicago's South Shore neighborhood in Saint Phillip Neri Parish surrounded by a family that emphasized leadership and community service. His maternal grandfather was Fourth Ward Alderman Joe Geary and his father, Michael Howlett Sr. served three terms as Illinois Auditor now called the Illinois Comptroller and one term as Illinois Secretary of State; and WHEREAS Michael Howlett graduated from Sacred Heart-Griffin High School in Springfield, received a degree from St. John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota, and received his law degree from the University of Notre Dame; and WHEREAS, as a new lawyer, Michael Howlett clerked for the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for Judge William J. Bauer who fondly described his clerk, Michael HowletapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2394 1 Building Safety Month ResolutionConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION DECRLARING MAY 2014 BUILDING SAFETY MONTH WHEREAS, Cook County’s continuing efforts to address the critical issues of safety, energy efficiency, and resilience in the built environment that affect our citizens, both in everyday life and in times of natural disaster, give us confidence that our structures are safe and sound; and WHEREAS, our confidence is achieved through the devotion of vigilant guardians--building safety and fire prevention officials, architects, engineers, builders, tradespeople, laborers and others in the construction industry--who work year-round to ensure the safe construction of buildings; and WHEREAS, these guardians-dedicated members of the International Code Council-use a governmental consensus process that brings together local, state and federal officials with expertise in the built environment to create and implement the highest-quality codes to protect Americans in the buildings where we live, learn, work, worship, play; and WHEREAS, the International Codes, the most widely adopted building safety, enapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2400 1 Mary Angela RanieriConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF Mary Angela Ranieri WHEREAS, Almighty God, in His infinite wisdom, called Mary Angela Ranieri from our midst on March 22, 2014, just two months shy of her 105th birthday; and WHEREAS, Mary Angela, nee Forte, was born in La Cartiera, Italy and, at the age of three, sailed to New York with her mother. They then traveled to Chicago to join her father and reunite the family; and WHEREAS, Mary was the oldest of five children. She attended school only until the sixth grade because she was needed at home to help with caring for her younger siblings. Although she lacked a formal education, she was a wise and sensible woman; and WHEREAS, on June 1, 1930 she married Romeo Ranieri and they raised four daughters; Arlene, Annette, Ann and Camille; and WHEREAS, even though Romeo and Mary were kept very busy raising and providing for their family, they made time to volunteer as Civic Defense Leaders and helped promote victory gardens during World War II. In 1943, Mary proudly became a naturalized citizen of the United States; and WHEREAS, inapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2437 1 west suburban water commission resolutionConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION IN CELEBRATION OF THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WEST SUBURBAN WATER COMMISSION WHEREAS, In May 1964, Justice-Willow Springs Water Commission was incorporated in Cook County, creating a utility to bring safe and clean water to the residents of Justice and Willow Springs; and WHEREAS, Throughout the past fifty years, the Water Commission has grown and evolved while continuing to provide invaluable services to our community; and WHEREAS, The Water Commission delivers more than 2.5 million gallons of water to residents in Justice, Willow Springs and Hickory Hills daily; and WHEREAS, Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, the Water Commission team works tirelessly to manage water main repairs, ensure water quality, read meters through state-of-the-art technology, visit homes to check for water leaks, and help customers understand their water bills; and WHEREAS, For five decades, residents of the Justice, Willow Springs and Hickory Hills communities have come to depend on the Water Commission for clean and safe water whether it bapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2446 1 RABBI DANIEL MOSCOWITZConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE OF RABBI DANIEL MOSCOWITZ WHEREAS, Almighty God, in His infinite wisdom, has called one of our spiritual leaders, Rabbi Daniel Moscowitz, from our midst; and WHEREAS, Rabbi Moscowitz devoted his life to the spiritual uplift of people and for this his memory is to be extoled; and WHEREAS, Rabbi Moscowitz’s spiritual dispensations aided countless many on their personal faith journeys; and WHEREAS, under Rabbi Moscowitz’s stewardship, Lubavitch Chabad of Illinois expanded from a single Chicago office to 40 centers of goodness and kindness spanning the State of Illinois; and WHEREAS, for leading the growth of Lubavitch Chabad across Illinois, Rabbi Moscowitz himself was beloved by many individuals across Illinois; and WHEREAS, Rabbi Moscowitz’s memory will be forever cherished in the hearts of those individuals whom he touched and loved. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED , that I, Toni Preckwinkle, on behalf of the residents of Cook County, do extend my deepest condolences and most heartfelt sympathy to the family as well as to tapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2458 1 DÍA DEL NIÑO (CHILDREN’S DAY)Consent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING APRIL 30TH, 2014 AS DÍA DEL NIÑO (CHILDREN’S DAY) WHEREAS, Chicago Día de los Niños/Celebrating Young Americans Parade, in its 14th year, is attended annually by more than 5,000 children and their families, striving to raise awareness of the importance of education for their children; and Whereas, children are a precious treasure, whose resulting world view as influenced and shaped by their families and environment will dictate our future societies and policies; and WHEREAS, children, as citizens of the world, need emotional and physical stability, not only from their families but from society as a whole to develop confidence, empathy and courage; and Whereas, children need healthy surroundings to grow, learn, excel, be happy and not be separated from their families; and Whereas, Cook County has worked to provide safe and loving environments for children, enacting its Protection of Minors Ordinance and Child Support Resolution; and WHEREAS, Cook County should have an established date to recognize the achievements and value of its capprovePass Action details Not available
14-2465 1 Resolution Recognizing Polish Constitution DayConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING POLISH CONSTITUTION DAY WHEREAS, May 3rd is a Polish national and public holiday that celebrates the declaration of the Constitution of May 3, 1791; and WHEREAS, the Polish Constitution of May 3, 1791 is considered one of the most important achievements in the history of Poland; and WHEREAS, the Constitution is generally regarded as Europe’s first and the world’s second modern codified national constitution, following the 1788 ratification of the Unites States Constitution; and WHEREAS, Cook County’s history and cultural wealth have been shaped and enriched by Polish-Americans and their commitment to helping make our county a better place to live, work and raise families; and WHEREAS, the Alliance of Polish Clubs in the U.S. and in the Polish-American community have continued their tradition by celebrating the 223rd anniversary of Polish Constitution Day; and WHEREAS, this national and public holiday is celebrated by persons of Polish descent all over the world, in Cook County, and in Chicago, which is the home of the largest commapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2469 1 OTTO CESARIOConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION COMMEMORATING THE LIFE AND MEMORY OF OTTO CESARIO WHEREAS, chances were quite good that if you found yourself in the Skokie Courthouse you had been warmly greeted at the door by Otto Cesario, official greeter, Deputy Sheriff and the welcoming face of the Cook County Courthouse branch in Skokie, Illinois for decades; and WHEREAS, Otto Cesario, a man whose life was devoted to work, family, and faith, died March 31, 2014 leaving behind countless friends, co-workers, family and a community profoundly enriched for having known him; and WHEREAS, Otto Cesario was legendary in his tireless commitment to work and faith. He continued to work right up to the end of his life and even ushered at his church, Saint Peter Parish in Skokie the Sunday before his passing; and WHEREAS, Otto Cesario was born on January 24, 1917 in San Fili Calabria, Italy and emigrated to the United States with his family when he was thirteen years old; and WHEREAS, Otto Cesario was a dedicated and hard-working public servant since 1957. He was elected by the Village of SkapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2470 1 CHICAGO MINORITY SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT COUNCILConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE CHICAGO MINORITY SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL, INC.’S 47TH ANNUAL CHICAGO BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY FAIR WHEREAS, The Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (ChicagoMSDC) is a premier organization for increasing business opportunities between major buying organizations and minority-owned businesses; and WHEREAS, ChicagoMSDC was founded on two fundamental principles: Partnership among minority business, corporate America and government, and Fairness in the marketplace for all; and WHEREAS, ChicagoMSDC's programs and resources are avenues for minority entrepreneurs to increase sales to private and public sector buying organizations. To the buyer, ChicagoMSDC serves as a credible resource for locating qualified minority suppliers. To both the entrepreneur and the buyer, ChicagoMSDC is the central network where trading partners meet and business alliances flourish; and WHEREAS, On April 10-11, 2014 the ChicagoMSDC will hold the 47th Annual Chicago Business Opportunity Fair at Navy Pier, a catalyst for developing partnerships bapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2471 1 Autism AwarenessConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION DECLARING APRIL AS AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH WHEREAS, Autism is a complex neurological disease and developmental disability that robs children of social skills, the ability to talk, interact and do the normal things that are often taken for granted, transcending all social, cultural and geographic boundaries;· and WHEREAS, the CDC recently announced another alarming increase in Autism afflicting "one in every sixty-eight children" born today and afflicts boys nearly five times the level of girls (1 in 42 boys & 1 in 189 girls). It has been diagnosed at a higher rate than Pediatric Aids, Juvenile Diabetes, Downs Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy and all Pediatric Cancers combined and is considered to be our country's number one medical condition afflicting children today and is considered among the fastest growing global public health crisis 's, and (30% increase since 2008, 78% increase from 2002, recent increase is noted by 2010 numbers). *Source Center for Disease Controls (CDC); and WHEREAS, Autism is treatable through early diagnosis, early interveapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2477 1 TIFFANY OTIS-ALBERT PROMOTIONConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION TIFFANY OTIS-ALBERT PROMOTION WHEREAS, Tiffany Otis-Albert was recently promoted to President and CEO of LifeSecure Insurance Company in Brighton, Michigan; and WHEREAS, Tiffany Otis-Albert served as the director of External Sales Distribution and Strategic Sales for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) and is part of the Middle and Small Group team within Group Business and Corporate Marketing (GBCM), with responsibility for enterprise relationships with managing agents, agents, chambers and associations; and WHEREAS, Tiffany has been in the health care industry more than 20 years, and prior to joining BCBSM in 2010; and WHEREAS, Tiffany served as Senior Vice President of Client Management for Cofinity, a subsidiary of Aetna, her responsibilities included all account management and payer service activity for Cofinity’s traditional medical network access business, transplant network, health management, out-of-network claims solutions, dental, vision, credentialing, specialty pharmacy, and fraud and abusive prevention services. As a sales leader,approvePass Action details Not available
14-2478 1 FRANKIE KNUCKLESConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF FRANKIE KNUCKLES WHEREAS, Almighty God in his Infinite wisdom has called from our midst, producer and club remixer, Frankie Knuckles; and WHEREAS, Frankie Knuckles was born January 18, 1955 in the Bronx, New York as Francis Nicholls. As a teenager he frequented the after-hours disco clubs of New York with his best friend Larry Philpot and by the mid-seventies they were both DJs carving out their individual sound in different cities; and WHEREAS, Frankie Knuckles moved to Chicago in 1977 and rose to prominence as one of the most significant DJs of all time for his prolific style of the electronic dance music culture. He was the resident DJ at the Warehouse night club from 1977 to 1982 and it is widely reported that “house music” was a shortened reference to the music heard at the club where Knuckles developed his sound and style.; and WHEREAS, In 1982 Frankie Knuckles opened The Power Plant night club and continued to refine his sound of disco classics which came to delineate Chicago house music gaining popularity as far away as England aapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2483 1 Marist High SchoolConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION MARIST HIGH SCHOOL, 50 YEAR ANNIVERSARY WHEREAS, on September 9, 1963, a new school opened its doors for the first time to serve the educational needs of the growing Catholic community on Chicago’s South Side and Near Suburbs; and WHEREAS, Marist High School was founded under the leadership and vision of Brother Pius Xavier, with 320 enrolled students, and a dedicated faculty; and WHEREAS, the new school was part of the vision of His Eminence Albert Cardinal Meyer, who believed that Marist High School would be embraced by the community, and since that day his belief has become reality as Marist has continued to serve the educational and social needs of the community; and WHEREAS, Marist High School today is home to many students from the original families in those early years, with thousands of alumni having passed through its doors over the many decades, including young men and young women after the school decided to become a coeducational campus in 2002; and WHEREAS, since its proud beginning Marist High School has continued to grow and servapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2484 1 PJ ODea, retirementConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION PJ O’DEA, RETIREMENT WHEREAS, P.J. O’Dea of Chicago, Illinois and Ennis, County Clare, Ireland, has completed outstanding service to the County of Cook, and has commenced his well-earned retirement effective February 28, 2014; and WHEREAS, throughout the course of his remarkable career P.J. O’Dea has promoted and supported the fundamental values of service to his community and adherence to the highest principals of hard work and dedication; and WHEREAS, P.J. O’Dea has worked as an ambassador and liaison to Chicago’s large Irish-American Community, and is widely known for his kindness, gentle demeanor, and quick wit; and WHEREAS, P.J. O’Dea has provided excellent leadership and over his many years of service, has made a number of significant contributions to the betterment of his community; and WHEREAS, P.J. O’Dea has long been a supporter of the rich Gaelic culture, and has done much to educate his American audience about the traditions of Ireland, and has generously given his time and talent to many worthwhile programs; and WHEREAS, P.J. approvePass Action details Not available
14-2485 1 UNIVERSITY OF IL EXTENSIONConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION EXTENSION 100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY WHEREAS, University of Illinois Extension was founded under authority granted by Congress with passage of the historic Smith-Lever Act of 1914, legislation that created a nationwide system of Cooperative Extension for community based education by land grant universities; and WHEREAS, from those humble beginnings inspired by the vision of its founders, University of Illinois Extension has remained true to its mission of emphasizing education, community awareness, and working cooperatively to make our state a more healthy, prosperous, and beautiful place to live; and WHEREAS, over the course of its many decades of successful service as an organization, University of Illinois Extension has remained true to its slogan “Extending Knowledge, Changing Lives”; and WHEREAS, Centennial Anniversary of the historic signing of the Smith-Lever Act will be duly commemorated by the Cook County Offices of the University of Illinois Extension on May 14, 2014, and WHEREAS, University of Illinois Extension has been instrumental in rapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2488 1 Louis Sanfrantello, In MemoriamConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION LOUIS SANFRATELLO, IN MEMORIAM WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Louis J. Sanfratello, Sr. from our midst; and WHEREAS, Louis J. Sanfratello, Sr. was the beloved husband of the late Valraie (nee Renaud); and WHEREAS, Louis J. Sanfratello, Sr. was the dear father of Chrissy (Ron) Dickover, Dee (Rob) Burbridge, Tim (Gina) Sanfratello, Louie, Jr. (Dena) Sanfratello and Joey (Donna) Sanfratello; and WHEREAS, Louis J. Sanfratello, Sr. was the Papa of Robbie, Rachel, Anthony, Nicole, Michael, Ryan, Danielle, Becca, Nicolas and Adriana; and WHEREAS, Louis J. Sanfratello, Sr. was the loving son of the late George and Lucile (nee Spalla) Sanfratello; and WHEREAS, Louis J. Sanfratello, Sr. was the fond brother of the late Joseph (the late Eleanor), Marie and Robert "Bobby" Sanfratello; and WHEREAS, Louis J. Sanfratello, Sr. proudly upheld his sworn oath to serve and protect the citizens of Chicago as a member of the Chicago Police Department, prior to his retirement; and WHEREAS, all who knew him will attest that LouapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2490 1 De La Salle InstituteConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION DE LA SALLE INSTITUTE ANNIVERSARY WHEREAS, De La Salle Institute was founded in 1889 as an independent Catholic secondary school in the tradition of Christian Education begun by St. John Baptist de La Salle, with a stated mission to foster a desire for excellence in education; and WHEREAS, the new school opened under the leadership Brother Adjutor of Mary, as a two year commercial school, chartered by the State of Illinois as a degree-granting institution, with a cornerstone ceremony on May 19, 1889, at the corner of 35th and Wabash; and WHEREAS, this historic 125th anniversary year will give rise to the occasion of honoring influential leaders who have helped to build a lasting legacy of support for De La Salle Institute, including the Honorable Richard J. Daley (class of 1919), the Honorable Richard M. Daley (class of 1960), Michael P. Daley (class of 1961) and Michael L. Daley (class of 2004), the John C. (class of 1946) and Carolyn Noonan Parmer Family, and the Brothers of Christian Schools; and WHEREAS, throughout the decades, De La Salle approvePass Action details Not available
14-2491 1 O'Dea ResolutionConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING P.J. O’DEA, THE MAN FROM CLARE WHEREAS, P.J. O’Dea has retired from the Cook County Sheriff’s Department after over twenty years of outstanding public service; and WHEREAS, P.J. O’Dea distinguished himself as a liaison to the Irish community and at the Maywood Courthouse where he received countless commendations throughout the years attesting to his exceptional work ethic, professionalism, integrity, generosity, kindness and compassion toward others; and WHEREAS, P.J. O’Dea is a lifetime advocate and ardent promoter of Gaelic culture and heritage, known for his work promoting the Irish American News, the Chicago Irish Radio Hour, the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) and the annual O’Dea family reunions held at the O’Dea Castle in County Clare, Ireland; and WHEREAS, P.J. O’Dea was born in Kilrush, County Clare, Ireland in 1926, and became a legend in his own lifetime as an Irish football and hurling sensation both in Ireland and the United States where for three decades during the 1930’s, 40’s and 50’s he played with fifty-two clubs in eleapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2346 1 Cable Franchise Agreement ExtensionOrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE CABLE FRANCHISE AGREEMENT EXTENSION/RENEWAL WHEREAS, Section 6(a) of Article VII of the Illinois Constitution provides in relevant part that a home rule unit "may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs including, but not limited to, the power to regulate for the protection of the public health, safety, morals and welfare; to license; to tax . . ."; and WHEREAS, Section 5/5-1095 of the Counties Code, 55 ILCS 5/5-1095, provides in relevant part that "The County Board may license, tax or franchise the business of operating a community antenna television system or systems within the County. . .”; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners (“County Board”) adopted Ordinance 82-0-32 ("the Cook County Cable Television Ordinance" or "the Cable Ordinance"), to provide for the non-exclusive franchising and regulation of CATV Systems within Unincorporated Cook County; and WHEREAS, Cook County seeks to provide cable Franchises and renewals in an equitable and nondiscriminatory manner, taking all relevant approvePass Action details Video Video
14-2412 1 Joseph Dentzman Garden Homes Sanitary DistrictReappointmentPROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Joseph Dentzman Position: Trustee Department/Board/Commission: Garden Homes Sanitary District Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 5/ 1/2017, or until a successor is appointed and qualified Summary: N/AapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2413 1 Joseph Ford South Stickney Sanitary DistrictReappointmentPROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Joseph Ford Position: Trustee Department/Board/Commission: South Stickney Sanitary District Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 5/1/2017, or until a successor is appointed and qualified Summary: N/AapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2408 1 Puppy MillOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT SUBSTITUTE TO ITEM 14-2408 (INTRODUCED 4/9/2014) THE COOK COUNTY COMPANION ANIMAL AND CONSUMER PROTECTION ORDINANCE WHEREAS, Pet stores selling live animals have traditionally been a sales outlet for young dogs, cats, and rabbits bred commercially in puppy mills, kitten mills, and rabbit mills both within the United States and abroad; and WHEREAS, according to the Humane Society of the United States, it is estimated that 10,000 puppy mills produce more than 2,400,000 puppies a year in the United States and that nearly all pet store puppies, kittens and many pet store rabbits come from puppy, kitten and rabbit mills, respectively; and WHEREAS, puppy mills are mass-breeding facilities that churn out puppies with an emphasis on profit over welfare. These mills usually house dogs in overcrowded and unsanitary conditions without adequate veterinary care, food, water and socialization. Puppy mill dogs do not get to experience treats, toys, exercise or basic grooming; and WHEREAS, the inhumane conditions in puppy and kitten mill facilities lead tadoptPass Action details Video Video
14-2408 1 Puppy MillOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT SUBSTITUTE TO ITEM 14-2408 (INTRODUCED 4/9/2014) THE COOK COUNTY COMPANION ANIMAL AND CONSUMER PROTECTION ORDINANCE WHEREAS, Pet stores selling live animals have traditionally been a sales outlet for young dogs, cats, and rabbits bred commercially in puppy mills, kitten mills, and rabbit mills both within the United States and abroad; and WHEREAS, according to the Humane Society of the United States, it is estimated that 10,000 puppy mills produce more than 2,400,000 puppies a year in the United States and that nearly all pet store puppies, kittens and many pet store rabbits come from puppy, kitten and rabbit mills, respectively; and WHEREAS, puppy mills are mass-breeding facilities that churn out puppies with an emphasis on profit over welfare. These mills usually house dogs in overcrowded and unsanitary conditions without adequate veterinary care, food, water and socialization. Puppy mill dogs do not get to experience treats, toys, exercise or basic grooming; and WHEREAS, the inhumane conditions in puppy and kitten mill facilities lead treferFail Action details Video Video
14-2408 1 Puppy MillOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT SUBSTITUTE TO ITEM 14-2408 (INTRODUCED 4/9/2014) THE COOK COUNTY COMPANION ANIMAL AND CONSUMER PROTECTION ORDINANCE WHEREAS, Pet stores selling live animals have traditionally been a sales outlet for young dogs, cats, and rabbits bred commercially in puppy mills, kitten mills, and rabbit mills both within the United States and abroad; and WHEREAS, according to the Humane Society of the United States, it is estimated that 10,000 puppy mills produce more than 2,400,000 puppies a year in the United States and that nearly all pet store puppies, kittens and many pet store rabbits come from puppy, kitten and rabbit mills, respectively; and WHEREAS, puppy mills are mass-breeding facilities that churn out puppies with an emphasis on profit over welfare. These mills usually house dogs in overcrowded and unsanitary conditions without adequate veterinary care, food, water and socialization. Puppy mill dogs do not get to experience treats, toys, exercise or basic grooming; and WHEREAS, the inhumane conditions in puppy and kitten mill facilities lead tadopt as amended by substitutionPass Action details Video Video
14-2386 1 Transfer of FundsTransfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Commissioner Timothy O. Schneider Request: Approval of transfer of funds Reason: Additional employee From Account(s): 095-289, $17,000.00 To Account(s): 095-110, $17,000.00 Total Amount of Transfer: $17,000.00 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? 3/10/2014; $254,007.00 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. No other accounts considered Identify any projects, purchases, programs, contracts, or other obligations that will be deferred, delayed, or canceled as a result of the reduction in available spending authority that will result in the account that funds are transferred from. None If the answer to the above question is “none” then please explain whyapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2388 1 Veterans' Assistance Commission FY 2014 1st Quarter ReportReportREPORT Department: Veterans Assistance Commission of Cook County Request: Receive and file Report Title: FY 2014 1st Quarter Report Report Period: 12/1/2013 - 2/28/2014 Summary: Per Board Resolution, this quarterly report provides daily activity at the Veterans Assistance Commission for the captioned time period.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
14-2397 1 rescind the authority to pay granted to the Comptroller for item 14-1364Miscellaneous Item of BusinessPROPOSED MISCELLANEOUS ITEM OF BUSINESS Department: Secretary to the Board of Commissioners Summary: Request to rescind the authority to pay granted to the Comptroller for item 14-1364 which is a duplicate of item 14-0776. Both items were approved by the Board on 2/19/2014. 14-1364 Attorney/Payee: Donna L Ryder Presenter: Same Fees: $387.50 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Christine Coleman (mother) In Re: D. Coleman (minor) Case No. (s): 04JA1609approvePass Action details Video Video
14-2401 1 AMEND A PREVIOUSLY APPROVED ITEMAmendment to a Previously Approved ItemREQUEST TO AMEND A PREVIOUSLY APPROVED ITEM Department: Office of the Secretary to the Board of Commissioners of Cook County Request: Requesting authorization for the Cook County Board of Commissioners to approve as amended Item Number: 14-0606 Previously Approved Date: 1/15/2014 The amendment is indicated by the underscored and stricken language. 14-0606 Attorney/Payee: Dr. Diane Lytton Presenter: Stephen F. Potts Fees: $6,976.47 $6,563.57 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): expert witness Name(s) of respondent(s): Jermaine Carpenter Case No(s): 09CR80002approvePass Action details Not available
14-2239 1 Finance Subcommittee on LitigationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Committee Date: 4/8/2014approvePass Action details Not available
14-2241 1 Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ CompensationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ Compensation Committee Date: 4/8/2014approvePass Action details Not available
14-2260 1 AuditCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Audit Committee Date: 4/8/2014approvePass Action details Not available
14-2275 1 Finance Subcommittee on Real Estate and Business and Economic DevelopmentCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Real Estate and Business and Economic Development Committee Date: 4/8/2014approvePass Action details Not available
14-2244 1 Rules and AdministrationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Rules and Administration Committee Date: 4/9/2014approvePass Action details Not available
14-2255 1 Legislation and Intergovernmental RelationsCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Date: 4/9/2014approvePass Action details Not available
14-2245 1 FinanceCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Committee Date: 4/9/2014approvePass Action details Not available
14-2247 1 Zoning and BuildingCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Zoning and Building Committee Date: 4/9/2014approvePass Action details Not available
14-2249 1 Roads and BridgesCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Roads and Bridges Committee Date: 4/9/2014approvePass Action details Not available
14-2267 1 Taxpayers’ Interest Assurance Ordinance Report of Depository Accounts for Fiscal Year 2013ReportReport Title: Taxpayers’ Interest Assurance Ordinance Report of Depository Accounts for Fiscal Year 2013 receive and filePass Action details Video Video
14-2057 1 Transfer Report for the 1st Quarter of 2014 Fiscal YearReportREPORT Department: Department of Budget and Management Services Request: The Department of Budget and Management Services respectfully submits a request to enter the Transfer Report for the 1st Quarter of 2014 Fiscal Year, ending 2/28/2014 in accordance with FY 2014 Resolution Section Number 9. Report Title: 1st Quarter, FY 2014 Transfer Requests $10,000 and Under Report Period: 12/1/2013 - 2/28/2014 Summary: The report consists of the list of transfer requests $10,000 and under within and between accounts for 2014 Fiscal Year, 1st quarter ending 2/28/2014.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
14-2209 1 Bond Series Status Report - 2014 Fiscal Year, 1st QuarterReportREPORT Department: Department of Budget and Management Services Request: Receive and File Report Title: Bond Series Status Report - 2014 Fiscal Year, 1st Quarter Ending 2/28/2014 Report Period: 2014 Fiscal Year, 1st Quarter Ending 2/28/2014 Summary: Submitting the Bond Series Status Report for the 1st Quarter of 2014 Fiscal Year ending 2/28/2014. The report consists of two (2) sections; the first section defines the bond funding status for Capital Improvement and the second section for Equipment approved by the Cook County Board of Commissioners. The report presents the projected cost, adjustments to the projected cost, expenditures and commitments, unencumbered balances, existing funding resources and future funding resources required for the approved projects and equipment after the end of the quarter.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
14-2304 1 Bills and Claims ReportReportBills and Claims Reportreceive and filePass Action details Video Video
14-2341 1 Interior Investments, Lincolnshire, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Vendor: Interior Investments, Lincolnshire, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Office Furniture Contract Value: $193,342.90 Contract period: 4/10/2014- 04/09/2015, with one (1), one (1) year renewal option Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $193,342.90 Accounts: 717-530 Contract Number(s): 1490-13448 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: This request is for the purchase, delivery and installation of office furniture. This furniture is needed to house employees for a newly established Department, ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning). ERP will utilize this contract for a specific scope of goods and services. This is a Comparable Government Procurement pursuant to Section 34-140 of the Procurement Code. Interior Investments is an authorized dealer of Herman Miller. Herman Miller, anapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-1824 1 The Public Group, Provo, UtahContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Office of the Chief Procurement Officer Vendor: The Public Group, Provo, Utah Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): On-line Public Auction Services Contract Value: None, Revenue Generating Contract period: 5/1/2014 - 4/30/2015 with two (2) one (1) year extension options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: None, Revenue Generating Accounts: General Fund / Miscellaneous Revenue Contract Number(s): 1453-13450 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. Summary: Section 34-125(j) of the Cook County Procurement Code provides that the Chief Procurement Officer must determine when supplies, materials and equipment are obsolete or unusable, and trade in, sell or dispose of such property. The Public Group LLC, provides a public online auction system which will enable the County to manage the sale of its surplus items, including but not limited to vehicles. This is a Comparable Government ProcurapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2294 1 PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT ARTICLE XIV. WHEEL TAXOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT ARTICLE XIV. WHEEL TAX BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 74 - Taxation, Article XIV/ Wheel Tax, Sections 74-550 through 74-579 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: Sec. 74-550. Short title. This article shall be known and may be cited as the "Cook County Wheel Tax on Motor Vehicles Ordinance". Sec. 74-551. Definitions. For the purposes of this article the following terms are defined as follows: Bus means a motor vehicle designed for carrying more than ten passengers and used for the transportation of persons. Larger passenger automobile means a passenger automobile with a curb weight of at least 4,500 pounds, as determined by the vehicle's manufacturer. Ambulances and hearses of more than 35 horsepower are incorporated in the definition of larger passenger automobile. Moped means a vehicle capable of being powered by either the muscular power of man or as a motor vehicle at the discretion of the operator. For the purpose of licensing, a moped shall be licensed as a motor vehicle. Mapprove as amendedPass Action details Video Video
14-2162 1 Vintage Tech LLCContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Bureau of Administration Vendor: Vintage Tech, LLC, Romeoville, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Collection, Recycling and Disposal of Electronic Waste Contract Value: Revenue generating contract Contract period: 05/1/2014 - 04/30/2016, with two (2) one (1) year options to renew Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: None, Revenue Generating Accounts: N/A Contract Number(s): 13-45-13247 Concurrences: The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: This is a revenue generating contract to provide collection, recycling, and disposal of electronic waste for all Cook County facilities. On November 19, 2013, bids were solicited for the collection, recycling and disposal of electronic waste. Vintage Tech, LLC was the responsive and responsible bidder meeting the solicitation requirements and providing the most potential revenue.approvePass Action details Video Video
14-1900 1 Village of Robbins IGAIntergovernmental Agreement (Highway)PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Village of Robbins, Illinois Request: Authorization to enter into and execute Goods or Services: Cook County will incorporate the design and construct of certain improvements along Kedzie Avenue from 139th Street to 135th Street and along 139th Street from Kedzie Avenue to Utica Avenue, including landscaping, sidewalk and modifications for ADA compliance, street lighting and crosswalk pavement markings, with reimbursement from federal sources secured by the Village. Location: Kedzie Avenue from 139th Street to 135th Street and along 139th Street from Kedzie Avenue to Utica Avenue in the Village of Robbins Centerline Mileage: 1.25 miles Section: 13-W4612-07-LS County Board District: 5 Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: N/A Fiscal Impact: $2,050,000.00 ($1,640,000.00 to be reimbursed from FHWA) Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-585 Account) Summary: This Agreement follows a Local Agency Federal AgreeapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-1901 1 4-9-2014 IGA Crawford CTAImprovement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization to enter into and execute Goods or Services: Cook County will incorporate CTA railroad grade crossing facility adjustments into its project along Crawford Avenue, Villages of Lincolnwood and Skokie. Location: Crawford Avenue, Devon Avenue to Oakton Street in the Villages of Lincolnwood and Skokie Centerline miles: 2.00 miles Section: 08-W4337-03-PV County Board District: 13 Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: N/A Fiscal Impact: $873,513.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-585 Account) Summary: The County will pay for all costs associated with the grade crossing adjustments. This Agreement is necessitated by the improvement and is needed to provide a safe, comfortable and sustainable highway. The Agreement has been examined and approved by this Department and by the State’s Attorney’s Office.approvePass Action details Not available
14-1902 1 Village of Mount Prospect IGAIntergovernmental Agreement (Highway)PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Village of Mount Prospect, Illinois Request: Authorization to enter and execute Goods or Services: The Village will be the lead agency for design and construction of pedestrian facility enhancements at the intersection of Busse Road at Lonnquist Boulevard, including installation of a new Rapid Rectangular Flashing Beacon (RRFB) System, sidewalk removal and replacement, ADA compliant sidewalk ramps, pedestrian signage, crosswalk pavement markings and landscaping. Location: Busse Road at Lonnquist Boulevard in the Village of Mount Prospect Section: 13-W7140-02-TL County Board District: 15 Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: N/A Fiscal Impact: $19,370.25 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-585 Account) Summary: The County will reimburse the Village of Mount Prospect for fifty (50%) percent of the enhancement construction costs, estimated total County share $19,370.25, under Cook County Section: 13-W7140-02-TLapprovePass Action details Not available
14-1903 1 4-9-2014 Lake Cook Road Supl Imp ResSupplemental Improvement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED SUPPLEMENTAL IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Supplemental Improvement Resolution Request: Refer to the Committee on Roads and Bridges Project: Supplemental Improvement for additional funding that was needed for removal and replacement of concrete median and unanticipated additional engineering by County Forces. Location: Lake Cook Road, Hicks Road to Illinois Route 53 and at Arlington Heights Road in the Villages of Palatine, Arlington Heights and Buffalo Grove Section: 00-A5011-05-CH County Board District: 14 Centerline Mileage: 0.23 Fiscal Impact: $51,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Funds (600-585 Account) Board Approved Date and Amount: 1/6/2000 $475,000.00 Increased Amount: $51,000.00 Total Adjusted Amount: $526,000.00 Summary: This improvement, is for the construction of a new continuous right turn lane from Hicks Road to Illinois Route 53 and increasing storage capacity of left turn lanes at Hicks Road referPass Action details Video Video
14-1904 1 4-9-2014 Maint Res EMIM 2015Resolution, Maintenance (Highway)PROPOSED RESOLUTION, MAINTENANCE (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Request: Approval Type of Project: Motor Fuel Tax Project, Department of Transportation and Highways Maintenance Resolution Electrical and Mechanical Item Maintenance for Calendar Year 2015 at Various Locations Section Number: 15-8EMIM-43-GM Maintenance District(s): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 County Board District(s): 1, 4, 5, 6, 9, 11, 13-17 Fiscal Impact: : $3,520,000.00 Account(s): Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-585 Account) Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits for adoption a resolution appropriating funds for the contract maintenance and operation services of traffic signals and flashers at 450 locations, 16 roadway lighting and 5 interior lighting installations, 5 navigational lighting installations, 7 pumping stations and 6 cathodic protection locations, to be more fully described in subsequent contract documents and includes energy charges for traffic signals and pumping stations, contingencies for possible temporary sigapprovePass Action details Not available
14-1905 1 4-9-2014 Construction Report 2-28-2014ReportREPORT Department: Department of Transportation and Highways Request: Receive and File Report Title: Bureau of Construction’s Progress Report Report Period: 2/28/2014 Summary: Submitted is a copy of the Construction Bureau Progress Report ending 2/28/2014receive and filePass Action details Not available
14-1906 1 Village of Northbrook IGAIntergovernmental Agreement (Highway)PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Village of Northbrook, Illinois Request: Authorization to enter and execute Goods or Services: The Village of Northbrook will design and construct improvements along Sanders Road from Techny Road to Lake Cook Road, including installation of a new traffic signal system and a new emergency vehicle pre-emptive device (EVPD) system. Location: Sanders Road, Techny Road to Lake Cook Road in the Village of Northbrook Centerline Mileage: 2.46 miles Section: 13-W2445-07-RS County Board District: 14 Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: N/A Fiscal Impact: $248,000.00 ($127,000.00 to be reimbursed from the Village of Northbrook) Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-585 Account) Summary: The Village will reimburse the County for its share of the traffic signal and EVPD construction costs, estimated total Village share $127,000.00. This Agreement follows a request from the Village and is necessitated by the improapprovePass Action details Not available
14-1907 1 4-9-2014 Completion QuentinCompletion of Construction Approval Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED COMPLETION OF CONSTRUCTION APPROVAL RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): A Lamp Concrete Contractors, Inc., Schaumburg, Illinois Action: Approval Good(s) or Service(s): Work as required to complete the improvement, has been completed under the supervision and to the satisfaction of the Superintendent of Highways. Location of Project: Quentin Road, Illinois Avenue to Northwest Highway in the Village of Palatine Section: 11-V6244-02-RS County Board District: 14 Contract Number: 11-28-158 Federal Project Number: N/A Federal Job Number: N/A Final Cost: $3,087,960.88. Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-600 Account) Percent Above or Below Construction Contract Bid Amount: -$694,614.62 or 18% below the Construction Contract Bid Amount Summary: The completed construction project consists of repair of existing distressed concrete pavement with patches, removal and replacement of combination concrete curb and gutter, resurfacing with polymerized leveling binder (machine methoapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2119 1 4-9-2014 Group 3 Const ComplCompletion of Construction Approval Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED COMPLETION OF CONSTRUCTION APPROVAL RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Arrow Construction, Mount Prospect, Illinois Action: Approval Good(s) or Service(s): Work as required to complete the improvement, has been completed under the supervision and to the satisfaction of the Superintendent of Transportation and Highways. Location of Project: Group 3 2012 Euclid Avenue, Elmhurst Road (IL-83) to Wolf Road Euclid Avenue, over Illinois Rte. 53 in the Villages of Mount Prospect, Palatine and Wheeling, in the Cities of Prospect Heights and Rolling Meadows Section: 11-A5916-06-RS County Board District: 14, 15, 17 Contract Number: 12-28-060 Federal Project Number: N/A Federal Job Number: N/A Final Cost: $1,642,271.39 from the Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-600 Account) Percent Above or Below Construction Contract Bid Amount: $15,644.19 or 1% above the Construction Contract Bid Amount Summary: The completed construction project consists of milling of the existing happrovePass Action details Not available
14-2258 1 4-9-2014 151st IG State and County 13-23932-01-RPInteragency Agreement (Highway)PROPOSED INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): State of Illinois Request: Authorization to enter into an interagency agreement Description: This Economic Development Agreement is necessitated by the improvement and is needed to provide a safe and sustainable highway to accommodate increased truck and vehicular traffic associated with a new commercial development and supports development of the regional economy in accordance with the Department’s mission statement. Location: 151st Street, Vincennes Road to 2nd Avenue in the City of Harvey and the Village of Phoenix County Board District: 5 Centerline Mileage: 0.30 miles Agreement Period: N/A Agreement Number(s): N/A Fiscal Impact: $1,300,000.00 ($819,903.00 to be reimbursed from the State of Illinois Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-585 Account) Summary: This Economic Development Program Agreement between the State of Illinois and the County of Cook, wherein Cook County will be the lead agency to let, award a coapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2305 1 Schaumburg C and PlansChange in Plans and Extra Work (Highway)PROPOSED CHANGE IN PLANS AND EXTRA WORK (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): A. Lamp Concrete Contractors, Inc., Schaumburg, Illinois Action: Refer to the Committee of Roads and Bridges Section: 11-A6607-04-RP Contract Number(s): N/A Location: Schaumburg Road Barrington to Roselle Road in the Villages of Schaumburg and Hoffman Estates. Board District: 15 Good(s) or Service(s): Adjustment in Quantities Fiscal Impact: $39,640.35 increase Accounts: 600-600 Summary: On 2/8/2013, a contract was awarded to A. Lamp Concrete Contractors, Inc., Schaumburg, Illinois for the aforesaid improvement to be completed in accordance with the plans and specifications. The quantities as shown on the contract documents were estimated for bidding purposes only. This change represents the difference between the estimated quantities and actual field quantities of work performed with additional quantities required to patch the deteriorated concrete pavement, per field conditions. ..endreferPass Action details Not available
14-2264 1 JOB ORDER CONTRACTJob Order ContractJOB ORDER CONTRACT Department: Office of Capital Planning and Policy Summary: The Office of Capital Planning and Policy, as authorized by the Cook County Chief Procurement Officer, plans to participate in the Cook County’s Job Order Contract (JOC) program to complete the three (3) capital projects listed below. JOC is a quantity based procurement process that allows facility owners to complete a multitude of repair/maintenance and construction projects with a single, competitively bid contract. The JOC process generally involves first selecting a pool of potential contractors through a competitive procurement process, and then identifying projects for such selected contractors. The County has already completed a JOC competitive procurement process, and it has created the pool of generated contractors to perform certain projects generally associated with Maintenance, repairs, replacement and routine work. The JOC program has an administrative component managed by the Gordian Group. The Gordian Group maintains an area price book, which captures the prices for specific coapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2251 1 Amerinational Loan Servicing ContractContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Department of Planning and Development in the Bureau of Economic Development Vendor: Amerinational Community Services, Inc., Albert Lea, Minnesota Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) Loan Servicing and Accounts Payable Professional Services Contract Value: $900,000.00 Contract period: 5/1/2014 - 04/30/2017 with two (2) one (1) year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: None Accounts: 772-847 Contract Number(s): 1388-12982 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer Concurs Summary: This contract will be utilized to support HOME-eligible professional services related to Loan Servicing and Accounts Payable. A Request for Proposal (RFP) was issued for these services. Amerinational Community Services, Inc. was selected based on meeting the qualifications and experience to perform the services requested.approvePass Action details Video Video
14-2252 1 PULSARLUBE U.S.A. INC. 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUESTResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION PULSARLUBE U.S.A. INC. 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from Pulsarlube U.S.A., Inc. and Resolution No. 43-13 from the Village of Elk Grove Village for an abandoned industrial facility located at 1480 Howard Street, Elk Grove Village, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17, Permanent Index Number 08-27-203-036-0000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS, industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value. Qualifying industrial real estate eligible for the Class 6b can receive a significant reduction in the level of assesreferPass Action details Video Video
14-2253 1 MIDWEST MOVING & STORAGE, INC. 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST.ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION MIDWEST MOVING & STORAGE, INC. 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from Midwest Moving & Storage, Inc. and Resolution No. 57-13 from the Village of Elk Grove Village for an abandoned industrial facility located at 1717 Tonne Road, Elk Grove Village, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17, Permanent Index Number 08-34-101-029-0000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS; industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value, qualifying industrial real estate eligible for the Class 6b can receive a significant reduction ireferPass Action details Not available
14-2254 1 240 Stanley, LLCResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION 240 STANLEY, LLC 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 240 Stanley, LLC. and Resolution No. 36-13 from the Village of Elk Grove Village for an abandoned industrial facility located at 240 Stanley Street, Elk Grove Village, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17, Permanent Index Number 08-22-302-025-0000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS, industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value. Qualifying industrial real estate eligible for the Class 6b can receive a significant reduction in the level of assessment from the date that new construction or rereferPass Action details Not available
14-2256 1 ELLA HOLDINGS, LLC 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUESTResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ELLA HOLDINGS, LLC 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from Ella Holdings, LLC and Resolution No. 45-13 from the Village of Elk Grove Village for an abandoned industrial facility located at 800 Morse Avenue, Elk Grove Village, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17, Permanent Index Number 08-34-102-029-0000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS; industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value, qualifying industrial real estate eligible for the Class 6b can receive a significant reduction in the level of assessmentreferPass Action details Not available
14-2257 1 820 GREENLEAF, LLC 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUESTResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION 820 GREENLEAF, LLC 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from 820 Greenleaf, LLC and Resolution No. 50-13 from the Village of Elk Grove Village for an abandoned industrial facility located at 820 Greenleaf Avenue, Elk Grove Village, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17, Permanent Index Number 08-34-100-064-0000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS; industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value, qualifying industrial real estate eligible for the Class 6b can receive a significant reduction in the level of assesreferPass Action details Not available
14-2268 1 AMEND A PREVIOUSLY APPROVED ITEM No. 13-2091Amendment to a Previously Approved ItemREQUEST TO AMEND A PREVIOUSLY APPROVED ITEM Department: Department of Planning and Development Request: Requesting authorization for the Cook County Board of Commissioners to approve as amended Item Number: 13-2091 Previously Approved Date: 12/4/2013 The amendment is indicated by the underscored and stricken language. 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; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by approvePass Action details Video Video
14-2279 1 HANOVER DISPLAYS INC. OR ASSIGNEE 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUESTResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HANOVER DISPLAYS INC. OR ASSIGNEE 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from Hanover Displays Inc. or Assignee and Resolution No. 46-13 from the Village of Elk Grove Village for an abandoned industrial facility located at 1601 Tonne Road, Elk Grove Village, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17, Permanent Index Number 08-34-101-030-0000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS; industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value, qualifying industrial real estate eligible for the Class 6b can receive a significant reduction referPass Action details Video Video
14-2286 1 ARKMAN LOGISTICS, INC. 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST REQUESTResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ARKMAN LOGISTICS, INC. 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from Arkman Logistics, Inc. and Resolution No. 52-13 from the Village of Elk Grove Village for an abandoned industrial facility located at 2200 Estes Avenue, Elk Grove Village, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17, Permanent Index Number 08-35-200-017-0000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS; industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value, qualifying industrial real estate eligible for the Class 6b can receive a significant reduction in the level of areferPass Action details Not available
14-2122 1 IGA License Agrmnt for Sheriff SWAP at 3559 MaplewoodLicense Agreement (IGA)PROPOSED LICENSE AGREEMENT (IGA) Department: Real Estate Management Licensor: City of Chicago Licensee: County of Cook Using Agency: Cook County Sheriff Request: Approval of an Intergovernmental Agreement for License Location: 3559 South Maplewood, Chicago, Illinois Agreement Period: Commencing upon Board Approval, expiring 12/31/2017 Termination: By either party with a 60-day prior written notice Space Occupied: 3,700 Square feet Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Summary: The Cook County Sheriff’s Office will use a portion of the Premises as a Sheriff’s Work Alternative Program (SWAP) site. The City of Chicago acknowledges that the Sheriff has been in possession of space in a City-owned garage located at 1528 S. Loomis, utilized for washing County vehicles, under a verbal agreement for many years. The City has notified the Sheriff that the City's Department of Health will now be utilizing the entire building for emergency storage, and therefore the Sheriff must vacate the space. Since some of the SWAP services delivered by County direapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2316 1 Harper College License Agrmnt 5th Dist CourthouseLicense AgreementPROPOSED LICENSE AGREEMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Approval of a License Agreement Licensor: County of Cook Licensee: William Rainey Harper College Location: Fifth Municipal District Courthouse, 10220 S. 76th Street, Bridgeview, Illinois Term/Extension Period: 4/1/2014 to 3/31/2019 Space Occupied: Portion of the northeast parking lot Monthly Rent: Waived Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Option to Renew: After initial term Agreement shall be automatically renewed for successive one (1) year periods unless terminated by either party Termination: By either party, effective upon sixty (60) days prior written notice. Utilities Included: N/A Summary/Notes: Under the proposed license, Harper College would offer motorcycle safety education courses (the “Program”) to Illinois drivers in an effort to reduce the number and severity of motorcycle related accidents and injuries in the State of Illinois. These courses were previously offered at the site by the University of Illinoi-Urbana at Champaign. approvePass Action details Video Video
14-2290 1 Fund TransferTransfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Facilities Management Request: Transfer of Funds Reason: Allow Facilities to rent additional institutional equipment From Account(s): 200-450 $30,000.00 To Account(s): 200-638 $30,000.00 Total Amount of Transfer: $30,000.00 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 on 3/25/2014 that account #638 would need additional funds. The balance on 2/25/2014 in account #638 was $16,936.00 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 #450 was chosen because of the amount of funds that have not been encumbered. Identify any projects, purchases, programs, contracts, or other obligations that will be deferred, delayed, or canceled as a result ofapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2287 1 HR Activity Reports for Pay Periods 3 and 4ReportREPORT Department: Bureau of Human Resources Request: Receive and File Report Title: Human Resources Biweekly Activity Reports for Pay Periods 3 and 4. Report Period: Pay Period 3: 01/12/2014 - 01/25/2014 and Pay Period 4: 01/26/2014 - 02/08/2014 Summary: Submitting the Human Resources Activity Reports covering the pay periods listed above.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
14-2297 1 MAP 507 Interest Arbitration Award & Pay SchedulesResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION MAP CHAPTER 507 INTEREST ARBITRATION AWARD AND SALARY SCHEDULES WHEREAS, the County of Cook/Sheriff of Cook County and the Metropolitan Alliance of Police (MAP) 507 representing the Telecommunications Supervisors entered into a Compulsory Interest Arbitration under the Illinois Public Employee Labor Relations Act (5 ILCS 315/1, et seq.); and WHEREAS, an Interest Arbitration Award has been issued concerning unresolved salary issues covering the period of December 1, 2010 through November 30, 2012. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that this Award and Salary Schedules shall be submitted to the Cook County Board of Commissioners for referral to the Finance Subcommittee on Labor for review and recommendation; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that upon approval of this Award, the Bureau of Human Resources and Office of the Cook County Comptroller are hereby authorized to implement the Salary Schedules and wage adjustments as indicated in the Award.referPass Action details Video Video
14-2298 1 SEIU Contracts - Offices under the PresidentResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION SEIU LOCAL 73 COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS - OFFICES UNDER THE PRESIDENT WHEREAS, the Illinois Public Employee Labor Relations Act (5 ILCS 315/1 et seq.) has established regulations regarding collective bargaining with a union; and WHEREAS, Collective Bargaining Agreements for the period of December 1, 2008 through November 30, 2012 have been negotiated between the County of Cook and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 73 representing employees in the following County Departments: Animal Control, Building & Zoning, Law Library, Highway Clericals, Highway Supervisors, Facilities Management, Technical & Engineering, Procurement Clericals, Environmental Control, Bureau of Technology, Office of the Comptroller, Public Administrator, Zoning Board of Appeals; and WHEREAS, salary adjustments and general wage increases have already been approved and are reflected in the Salary Schedules included in the Collective Bargaining Agreements negotiated between the County of Cook and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 73; and NOW,referPass Action details Not available
14-2299 1 SEIU Local 73 Collective Bargaining Agreements - Elected OfficialsResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION SEIU LOCAL 73 COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS - OFFICES UNDER SEPARATELY ELECTED OFFICIALS WHEREAS, the Illinois Public Employee Labor Relations Act (5 ILCS 315/1 et seq.) has established regulations regarding collective bargaining with a union; and WHEREAS, Collective Bargaining Agreements for the period of December 1, 2008 through November 30, 2012, effective the date of approval by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, have been negotiated between the County of Cook, Recorder of Deeds, Cook County Sheriff, the County Clerk and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 73; and WHEREAS, salary adjustments and general wage increases have already been approved and are reflected in the Salary Schedules included in the Collective Bargaining Agreements negotiated between the County of Cook, Recorder of Deeds, , Treasurer, Cook County Sheriff (administrative and clerical), the County Clerk (administrative and supervisors) and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 73; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Cook County BoardreferPass Action details Not available
14-2269 1 Information Security, Compliance, and Incident Response Services (SunGard Availability Services LP)Contract (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Bureau of Technology Vendor: SunGard Availability Services LP, Wayne, Pennsylvania Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute. Good(s) or Service(s): Information Security, Compliance and Incident Response Services Contract Value: $1,364,123.00 Contract period: 7/1/2014 - 6/30/20185/1/2014 - 4/30/2018, with two (2) two-year extension options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY2014 $171,659.00$228,443.00; FY2015: $340,704.00; FY2016: $340,704.00; FY2017: $340,704.00; FY2018: $170,352.00$113,568.00 Accounts: 769-260 Account Contract Number(s): 1350-12461 Concurrences: The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises Ordinance.. The Chief Procurement Officer Concurs Summary: In 2013, Cook County issued an RFP for Information Security, Compliance and Incident Response services, which resulted in the contract that BOT now seeks authorization for the CPO to execute. Procuring the services of information security experts is a critreferPass Action details Video Video
14-2271 1 IBM Corporation Equipment maintenance and software subscription services (IBM)Contract Amendment (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Bureau of Technology Vendor: IBM Corporation, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Equipment maintenance and software subscription services for the County’s existing AS-400 (i-Series) midrange computers Current Contract Period: 4/23/2013 - 4/22/2016 Proposed Contract Extension Period: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $215,485.27 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 4/17/2013, $215,485.27 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $485,793.98 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014: $ 242,896.99 [$230,000.00 (490-441 Account); $12,896.99 (016-441 Account)]; FY 2015: $ 242,896.99 (490-441 Account); FY 2016: $0.00 Accounts: 490-441; 016-441 Contract Number(s): 1384-12416 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. TheapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2274 1 Intergovernmental Agreement with SSMMA dark fiberIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Cook County Bureau of Technology Other Part(ies): South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association, Hazel Crest, Illinois Request: BOT respectfully requests that the County Board authorize an intergovernmental agreement with the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association Goods or Services: An indefeasible right of use to eight dark fiber optic cable strands along the I-57 corridor. Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: 410/2014 through 4/9/2034 Fiscal Impact: $177,000.00 [FY2014: $27,000.00 (715-579 Account)],[FY2015: $7,500.00; FY2016: $7,500.00; FY2017: $7,500.00; FY2018: $7,500.00; FY2019: $7,500.00; FY2020: $7,500.00; FY2021: $7,500.00; FY2022: $7,500.00; FY2023: $7,500.00; FY2024: $7,500.00; FY2025: $7,500.00; FY2026: $7,500.00; FY2027: $7,500.00; FY2028: $7,500.00; FY2029: $7,500.00; FY2030: $7,500.00; FY2031: $7,500.00; FY2032: $7,500.00; FY2033: $7,500.00; FY2034: $7,500.00 (499-220 Account)] Accounts: 715-579; 499-220 Summary: Summary: Under the intergovernmental agreement (“Iapprove as amendedPass Action details Video Video
14-2296 1 Online Subscription-Based Research and Related Services (Gartner, Inc.)Contract Amendment (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Bureau of Technology Vendor: Gartner, Inc., Stamford, Connecticut Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Online Subscription-Based Research and Related Services Current Contract Period: 5/1/2012 - 4/30/2014 Proposed Contract Extension Period: 5/1/2014 - 4/30/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $245,600.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 5/1/2012, $219,600.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): 10/7/2013, $26,000.00 This Increase Requested: $172,800.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014: $172,800.00 [$90,000.00 (009-260); $50,000.00 (490-441); $32,800.00 (545-260)] Accounts: 009-260, 490-441, 545-260 Contract Number(s): 12-90-098 Concurrences: The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: On 5/1/2012, the BoapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2301 1 Telephone services for Cook County jails and detention centers (Securus Technologies, Inc.)Contract Amendment (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Bureau of Technology Vendor: Securus Technologies, Inc., Dallas, Texas Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to extend and amend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Telephone services for Cook County jails and detention centers Current Contract Period: 9/15/2008 - 12/15/2014 Proposed Contract Extension Period: 12/16/2014 - 12/15/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: N/A Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 11/20/2007 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): 3/1/2011 (amendment to scope only), Extension Period 12/18/2012, Extension Period 9/15/2013 - 12/15/2014 Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: N/A Potential Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Contract Number(s): 08-45-256 Concurrences: The Chief Procurement Officer Concurs Summary: Through an amendment to Contract 08-45-256, the County desires to lower the cost of telephone calls that detainees in County facilitieapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-1380 1 Juvenile Drug Court ContractContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Office of the Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County Vendor: Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities, Inc. (TASC), Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Professional Services Contract Value: $541,330.00 Contract period: 5/1/2014 - 4/30/2017 with two (2) one (1) year options to renew Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact:FY 2014: $105,260.00, FY 2015: $180,443.00, FY 2016: $180,443.00, FY 2017: $75,184.00 Accounts: 326-298 (3260767 - 521320) Special or Cooperative Programs Contract Number(s): 1323-12649 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: Services are provided under Contract 09-41-269, scheduled to expire on 4/30/2014. In 2013, the Chief Procurement Officer issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for these services for the Juvenile Probation and Court Services Department. The RFP procedures were followed in accordance wapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-1507 1 Guardianship Assistance Help Desk for MinorsContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Circuit Court of Cook County, Office of the Chief Judge Vendor: Chicago Bar Foundation, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Professional Services Contract Value: $196,680.00 Contract period: 5/1/2014 - 4/30/2017, with two (2) one (1) year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $37,151.33, FY 2015 $64,768.92, FY 2016 $66,655.17, FY 2017 $28,104.58 with two (2) one (1) year renewal options. Accounts: 310-260 Contract Number(s): 1390-13098. Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: Services are currently provided by Chicago Bar Foundation (CBF) under Contract No. 10-41-201, scheduled to expire on 4/30/2014. Request for Proposal (RFP) procedures were followed in accordance with Cook County’s Procurement Code. In 2013, the Chief Procurement Officer issued an RFP for these services for the Office of the ChieapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0352 1 DDW & Associates, Palatine, IllinoisContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Clerk of the Circuit Court Vendor: DDW & Associates, Palatine, Illinois Request: Requesting authorization for an increase by $104,830.00 and extension on a month-to-month basis for ten (10) months. Good(s) or Service(s): Rental of Shelving and Forklift located at 1120 E. 89th Street, Chicago, Illinois Original Contract Period: 3/16/2009 - 2/28/2014 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 3/1/2014 - 12/31/2014 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $623,738.50 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 2/4/2009, $125,796.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): 1st Extension (3/16/2010, $94,347.00); 2nd Extension (11/16/2010, $125,796.00); 3rd Extension (11/15/2011, $125,796.00); 4th Extension (2/27/2013, $20,966.00); 5th Extension (3/20/2013, $68,139.50); 6th Extension (7/31/2013, $62,898.00) Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $104,830.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: $104,830.00 Accounts: 529-660 Contract Number(s): approvePass Action details Video Video
14-2211 1 Moore Security ServicesContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Clerk of the Circuit Court Vendor: Moore Security Services, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to amend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Unarmed Security for the Clerk of the Circuit Court Original Contract Period: 5/1/2013 - 4/13/2015 Proposed Contract Period Extension: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $360,116.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 4/17/2013, $259,550.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): 9/5/2013, $11,000.00 Medical Examiner; 11/20/2013, $49,397.00 Clerk of the Circuit Court; 2/7/2014, $38,889.60 Clerk of the Circuit Court; 2/24/2014 $1,279.40 Medical Examiner This Increase Requested: $66,384.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014, $66,384.00 Accounts: 529-660 Contract Number(s): 13-53-016 Concurrences: The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises Ordinance. The Chief Procurement OapprovePass Action details Not available
14-1810 1 Increase and Extend Pacific Care ProductsContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Cook County Sheriff’s Office Vendor: Pacific Care Products, San Francisco, California Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to renew and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Hygiene Supplies Original Contract Period: 4/3/2012 - 4/2/2014 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 4/3/2014 - 4/2/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $1,074,970.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 4/3/2012 $659,170.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): 10/2/2012 - $415,800.00 Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $329,820.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $219,880.00; FY 2015 $109,940.00 Accounts: 239-330, 440-330, 200-330 Contract Number(s): 11-85-133 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: Cook County Sheriff’s Office is exercising the first renewal option for Contract Number 11-85-133 foapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2021 1 Change in Signatories Sheriff's Police DepartmentResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION REGARDING COOK COUNTY SHERIFF’S POLICE CHANGE IN SIGNATORIES ON BANK ACCOUNTS WHEREAS, The Cook County Board of Commissioners has the legal authority to authorize its departments and offices to open and maintain checking and savings accounts at various banks; and WHEREAS, it is now necessary to update those persons who are authorized to be signatories on these checking and savings accounts. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the checking account and/or savings accounts at Seaway Bank and Trust Company for the following purposes, be updated for the Sheriff’s Police Department, 1505 Holding Trust Fund, 1505 Operations, Federal Justice Account, Federal Treasury Account, Money Laundering Account, ERPS Holding Account, 810 Contingency Fund, Special Operations Investigations, DUI-Enforcement, Administrative Tow Revenue and Women’s Justice Services Funds; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, this the following are the names of those persons who are authorized to sign checks on these checking and/or savings accounts and that the signatories of at least two (2)approvePass Action details Not available
14-2054 1 Change in Signatories DOC Inmate Welfare FundResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION REGARDING COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS INMATE WELFARE FUND CHANGE IN SIGNATORIES WHEREAS, The Cook County Board of Commissioners has the legal authority to authorize its departments and offices to open and maintain checking and savings accounts at various banks; WHEREAS, it is now necessary to update those persons who are authorized to be signatories on these checking and savings accounts. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the checking account and/or savings account at Marquette Bank for the following purposes, be updated for the Department of Corrections, Inmate Welfare Fund. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following are the names of those persons who are authorized to sign checks on these checking and/or savings accounts and that the signatures of at least two (2) of these shall be required on each check: 1. Cara Smith 2. Sojourner Colbert 3. Deborah Boecker 4. George Holly 5. Nneka Jones BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following persons heretofore designated to be signatory shall be deleted: 1. John G. Murphy 2. MapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2055 1 Change in Signatories DOC Inmate Trust FundResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION REGARDING COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS INMATE TRUST FUND CHANGE IN SIGNATORIES WHEREAS, The Cook County Board of Commissioners has the legal authority to authorize its departments and offices to open and maintain checking and savings accounts at various banks; WHEREAS, it is now necessary to update those persons who are authorized to be signatories on these checking and savings account. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the checking account and/or savings account at Fifth Third Bank for the following purposes, be updated for the Department of Corrections Inmate Trust Fund Account. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following are the names of those persons who are authorized to sign checks on these checking and/or savings accounts and that the signatures of at least two (2) of these shall be required on each check: 1. Cara Smith 2. Sojourner Colbert 3. Deborah Boecker 4. George Holly 5. Nneka Jones BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following persons heretofore designated to be signatory shall be deleted: 1. John G. MurapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2102 1 Robert R. Egan ContractContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Cook County Sheriff’s Office Vendor: Robert R. Egan, Evanston, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Compliance Officer for the Cook County Sheriff’s Office Contract Value: $227,000.00 Contract period: 4/19/2014 - 4/18/2016 with two (2) one-year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $66,210.00, FY 2015 $113,500.00, FY2016 $47,290.00 Accounts: 210-260 Contract Number(s): 1411-13576 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: This contract will allow Robert R. Egan to continue to serve as the Compliance Officer for the Cook County Sheriff’s Office. Mr. Egan is responsible for the internal monitoring of employment actions and promotional processes as required by the Sheriff’s Employment Action Manual. Mr. Egan will ensure the Sheriff’s Office continued compliance with the Court approved dismissal of the Shakman AgapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2191 1 VOCA IGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantee: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantor: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority Request: Authorization to renew grant Purpose: The grant will provide funding for a total of 13 victim specialists including two (2) Juvenile Court Specialists who are dedicated to serving victims of juvenile offenders. Grant Amount: $742,227.00 Grant Period: 12/1/2013 - 11/30/2014 Fiscal Impact: $307,441.00 Accounts: 250-818 Most Recent Date of Board Authorization for Grant: 3/20/2013 Most Recent Grant Amount: $742,227.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The grant will provide funding for a total of 13 victim specialists including two (2) Juvenile Court Specialists who are dedicated to serving victims of juvenile offenders, one (1) TAC Specialist who provides direct services to victims of high-risk domestic violence cases, seven (7) Victim GenerapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2201 1 SA/DV Prosecution ProgramGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: State’s Attorney’s Office Grantee: State’s Attorney’s Office Grantor: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority Request: Authorization to renew grant Purpose: Provides continued funding for the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Prosecution Coordination Program, which enables the State’s Attorney’s Office to better utilize staff and resources to effectively address the combined issues of sexual assault and domestic violence. Grant Amount: $665,879.00 Grant Period: 1/1/2014 - 12/31/2014 Fiscal Impact: $335,748.00 Accounts: 250-818 Most Recent Date of Board Authorization for Grant: 1/16/2013 Most Recent Grant Amount: $665,879.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: This grant will provide continued funding for the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Prosecution Coordination Program, which enables the State’s Attorney’s Office to better utilize staff and resources to effectively addreapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2242 1 HT Task Force Equipment and CoordinatorGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: State’s Attorney’s Office Grantee: State’s Attorney’s Office Grantor: The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority Request: Authorization to renew grant Purpose: This award will enhance our Office’s ability to utilize technology to conduct long term proactive investigations utilizing electronic surveillance in human trafficking cases. Additionally, this grant award will fund one Human Trafficking Outreach Coordinator to provide direct support to victims of human trafficking. Grant Amount: $108,866.00 Grant Period: 10/1/2013 - 09/30/2014 Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Most Recent Date of Board Authorization for Grant: 2/27/2013 Most Recent Grant Amount: $165,586.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any Summary: This equipment will allow the Human Trafficking Task Force to effectively and efficiently collect, analyze and save surveillance data for evidentiary purposes. In addition, this approvePass Action details Video Video
14-2396 1 Kevin L. Johnson v. Dart, et al. - PLLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Kevin L. Johnson v. Dart, et al. Case Number: 13 C 4766referPass Action details Video Video
14-2444 1 Adult Oral Health CareResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ADULT ORAL HEALTH CARE WHEREAS, Cook County is a home rule unit of local government pursuant to Article VII, Section 6 (a) of the 1970 Illinois Constitution, and as such may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and WHEREAS, this country’s strength and ability to prosper is grounded in the health and safety of its people. For many years now millions of Americans could not afford adequate healthcare. The Affordable Care Act affords us an opportunity to provide and improve health care services to every American; and WHEREAS, while the passage of the Affordable Care Act has moved this country in a direction for all people to have health insurance, it would be remiss of us not to acknowledge the need for adjustments as a program of this magnitude is implemented; and WHEREAS, the Affordable Care Act excludes adult oral health care services while it covers many essential health benefits. It has been acknowledged by oral health care agencies and professionals that oral health care is essential to insure ovreferPass Action details Not available
14-2448 1 JTDC Advisory BoardOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT Sponsored by: TONI PRECKWINKLE, President, Cook County Board of Commissioners and BRIDGET GAINER and LARRY SUFFREDIN, County Commissioners JUVENILE TEMPORARY DETENTION CENTER ADVISORY BOARD BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2 Administration, Article I. Boards, Commissions and Committees, Division 2. Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Advisory Board, Sec. 2-511 through 2-521 of the Cook County Code are hereby amended as follows: ARTICLE VI. BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES DIVISION 3. JUVENILE TEMPORARY DETENTION CENTER ADVISORY BOARD Sec. 2-511. Short title. This Ordinance shall be known and may be cited as the "Ordinance Establishing the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Advisory Board." Sec. 2-512. Purpose of the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Advisory Board. The purpose of the Advisory Board is to establish an advocacy and resource group to provide public recommendations to the Executive Director of the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (“JTDC”), adoptPass Action details Not available
14-2448 1 JTDC Advisory BoardOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT Sponsored by: TONI PRECKWINKLE, President, Cook County Board of Commissioners and BRIDGET GAINER and LARRY SUFFREDIN, County Commissioners JUVENILE TEMPORARY DETENTION CENTER ADVISORY BOARD BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2 Administration, Article I. Boards, Commissions and Committees, Division 2. Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Advisory Board, Sec. 2-511 through 2-521 of the Cook County Code are hereby amended as follows: ARTICLE VI. BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES DIVISION 3. JUVENILE TEMPORARY DETENTION CENTER ADVISORY BOARD Sec. 2-511. Short title. This Ordinance shall be known and may be cited as the "Ordinance Establishing the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Advisory Board." Sec. 2-512. Purpose of the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Advisory Board. The purpose of the Advisory Board is to establish an advocacy and resource group to provide public recommendations to the Executive Director of the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (“JTDC”), adopt as amended by substitutionPass Action details Not available
14-2492 1 AN ORDINANCE GOVERNING PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTMENTS TO COOK COUNTY BUREAUSOrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AN ORDINANCE GOVERNING PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTMENTS TO COOK COUNTY BUREAUS BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2, Article IV, Division 1 of the Cook County Code is hereby enacted as follows: Section 2-141. - Presidential Appointments The following Cook County employees shall be appointed by the President, with the advice and consent of the Board of Commissioners: (a) Public Defender (pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-4004.1); (b) Director of Facilities Management (pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-14003); (c) Budget Director (pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-14005); (d) Chief Administrative Officer (pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-14006); and (e) Chief Information Officer (pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-14010); … BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 42, Article II, Section 42-34(a)(6) of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as follows: Sec. 42-34. - Commission on Human Rights. The organization and administration of the Cook County Commission on Human Rights shall be sufficiently independent to assure that nreferPass Action details Not available