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Meeting Name: Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/21/2014 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: New Items 1st Set 5-21-14.pdf, Consent Calendar Agenda 5-21-14.pdf, New Items 2nd Set 5-21-14.pdf, New Items 3rd set. 5-21-14.pdf, Consent Calendar Agenda 2nd Set 5-21-14.pdf, Errata 5-21-14.pdf, Second Errata 5-21-14.pdf, Substitute for 14-2734.pdf, Substitute to 14-3259.pdf
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14-2542 1 Memorial Day Resolution - 2014Consent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY 2014 WHEREAS, Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is the last Monday of May, and is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service; and WHEREAS, Memorial Day is a time for the Nation to appropriately remember and honor our American heroes; and WHEREAS, our service men and women answered the call of duty and made the ultimate sacrifice to maintain the security of our country and the liberties we hold so dear; and WHEREAS, our nation is honor bound to remember those who died on distant shores defending our Nation and our way of life; and WHEREAS, citizens across Cook County, the State of Illinois and the entire United States will pause to remember the sacrifices of men and women who died in service to our nation; and WHEREAS, on this Memorial Day, as throughout the year, we pray for the families of the fallen and show our respect for the contributions these service members made to the continuation of American freedom; and WHEREAS, our grateful Nation honors their selfless service, anapprovePass Action details Not available
14-3029 1 Silver Star ResolutionConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE WOUNDED AND ILL MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES AND THE SILVER STAR FAMILIES OF AMERICA ORGANIZATION WHEREAS, the County of Cook has always honored the sacrifice made by the service men and women of the Armed Forces; and WHEREAS, the Silver Star Service Banner has come to represent the members of the Armed Forces and veterans who were wounded or became ill in combat in the wars fought by the United States; and WHEREAS, The Silver Star Families of America was formed to help us remember the sacrifices of our wounded and ill members of the Armed forces by designing and manufacturing Silver Star Service Banners and Silver Star Flags; and WHEREAS, the members of The Silver Star Families of America have worked tirelessly to provide the wounded of this County and Country with Silver Star Service Banners, Flags and care packages; and WHEREAS, The Silver Star Families of America’s sole mission is that every time someone sees a Silver Star Service Banner in a window or a Silver Star Flag flying, that people remember that soldier’s saapprovePass Action details Not available
14-3160 1 Honoring Science Bowl TeamConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING MOTHER MCAULEY’S SCIENCE BOWL TEAM WHEREAS, the members of the Cook County Board of Commissioners are proud to recognize excellence in school academic clubs and activities; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners recognizes the importance of academic clubs and activities in developing the qualities of teamwork, respect, hard work and dedication in young adults; and WHEREAS, the Mother McAuley High School’s Science Bowl team displayed those qualities and collaborated with their coaches Dr. Roz Iasillo and Dr. Tom Juliano, to achieve great success when they won the Chicago Regional championship on February 22, 2014 at Evanston High School; and WHEREAS, winning the Regional championship earned the Mother McAuley Science Bowl team an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. to compete for the National Championship; and WHEREAS, the National Science Bowl is a highly competitive science education and academic event among teams of high school and middle school students who compete in a fast-paced verbal forum to solve technical prapprovePass Action details Not available
14-3161 1 Memory of Dr.SullivanConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF DR. ROBERT CLIFFORD SULLIVAN WHEREAS, Almighty God, in His infinite wisdom, has taken from our midst Dr. Robert Clifford Sullivan, born into life on July 13, 1940 and born into eternal life on February 19, 2014; and WHEREAS, Dr. Sullivan was the beloved husband of Joy [Purdy]; loving father of Sean [Betsy] and Dr. Brian [Deidre] , devoted son of the late Dr. Clifford P. and Marion Sullivan; dear brother of Dr. Thomas Sullivan, Donna Stockholm and Jeanine McGill; and grandfather of six; and WHEREAS, Dr. Sullivan grew up in the Beverly neighborhood of Chicago; he attended Christ the King grade school and St. Ignatius High School; attended the University of Notre Dame for 3 years and graduated from St. Precopius College (now Illinois Benedictine College) in preparation for his medical career; and WHEREAS, Dr. Sullivan received his fellowship training in orthopedic surgery from Sofield-Seabury Traveling Fellowship, Loyola University; his Medical Degree from Loyola University; his orthopedic surgery residency at Loyola-Shriners Hospital, approvePass Action details Not available
14-3189 1 barb weyrick 25Consent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING BARB WEYRICK ON HER 25TH ANNIVERSARY AS LYONS TOWNSHIP ASSESSOR WHEREAS, Barb Weyrick has helped thousands of homeowners during her tenure as Lyons Township Assessor; and WHEREAS, when assessments come out long lines stretch down the hall outside her office; and WHEREAS, Barb Weyrick and her staff work diligently and professionally with each constituent; and WHEREAS, Barb Weyrick is the first woman to have been elected Lyons Township Assessor; and WHEREAS, Barb Weyrick’s expertise has become so well known that she receives a number of inquiries from people who don’t even live in Lyons Township; and WHEREAS, Barb Weyrick has been a fixture of the community, respected and admired by the residents of Lyons Township; and WHEREAS, 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of Barb Weyrick’s tenure as Lyons Township Assessor; and NOW, THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Commissioners of Cook County hereby congratulates Barb Weyrick, Lyons Township Assessor, as well as her staff, on 25 wonderful years in office; and BE IT FURTHEapprovePass Action details Not available
14-3197 1 IN MEMORY OF DAVID REINSDORFConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF DAVID REINSDORF WHEREAS, Almighty God, in His infinite wisdom, has taken from our midst David Reinsdorf at the age of 51; and WHEREAS, David Reinsdorf was a respected and admired real estate executive and the son of Chicago White Sox and Bulls Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf and his wife, Martyl; and WHEREAS, David Reinsdorf was the beloved father of Bryan, Melissa, Max, and Nathan and dear brother of Susan, Michael and Jonathan; and WHEREAS, the Chicago Bulls paid tribute to David Reinsdorf by wearing a patch with his initials “DJR” on their uniforms for the remainder of their basketball season; and WHEREAS, the Chicago White Sox are also paying tribute to David Reinsdorf by wearing a patch with his initials ”DJR” on their uniforms for the 2014 baseball season; and WHEREAS, David Reindorf served as Senior Vice President of Asset Management at Michigan Avenue Real Estate Group in Northbrook since 2006 and previously served as an executive at real estate concerns, including Fund For Builders, John Biris Real Estate and RB Partners & ClapprovePass Action details Not available
14-3213 1 CONGRATULATING FORT DEARBORN STUDENTSConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING FORT DEARBORN STUDENTS ON THEIR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AND ACHEIVEMENTS WHEREAS, Fort Dearborn was founded on March 19, 1929 and is a fine and performing arts magnet school located at 9025 S. Throop in the Brainerd Park community; and WHEREAS, Fort Dearborn's mission is to provide a learning environment based on higher order thinking and individualized learning that incorporates multiple learning styles; and WHEREAS, Fort Dearborn students make real world connections to textual and skill based learning while integrating technology into a curriculum that is embedded with the arts and social and emotional learning; and WHEREAS, there are currently 422 total students at Fort Dearborn and 39 students in the 8th grade class; and WHEREAS, the following are Fort Dearborn students, with the high school they will be attending next fall, who should be recognized for their academic excellence: Dionte Gilmore (Valedictorian), South Shore International High School; Giana Williams (Salutatorian), Harlan High School; Brittany Harper, Lindblom HighapprovePass Action details Not available
14-3218 1 HONORING JOHN KOZIOConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING JOHN KOZIOL ON HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE PALATINE POLICE DEPARTMENT WHEREAS, the Village of Palatine Police Chief John Koziol has retired after 29 years with the Palatine Police Department; and WHEREAS, during his 29 years of service to the Palatine Police Department, John served twelve of those years as Police Chief; and WHEREAS, while serving as Police Chief, the Investigations Unit of the Palatine Police Department became one of the best in the state; and WHEREAS, under Chief Koziol’s leadership, Palatine opened a new state of the art police headquarters, which opened in 2012; and WHEREAS, John has long been an advocate for crime victims’ rights and in 2010 received the Cook County State’s Attorney Victim Service Award; and WHEREAS, Chief Koziol and his department were recognized for their “tireless efforts” in the investigation of the Brown’s Chicken murders in 1993 and two individuals were later convicted of the heinous crime during his tenure as police chief; and WHEREAS, John’s capabilities, dedication and strong worth ethicapprovePass Action details Not available
14-3260 1 Helen HeyrmanConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION COMMEMORATING THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE, PIONEERING ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND MEMORY OF HELEN HEYRMAN WHEREAS, Helen Heyrman, a woman whose life was devoted to faith, family and her community died at the age of 93 leaving behind countless friends, family and a community profoundly enriched for having known her; and WHEREAS, Helen Heyrman was a dedicated advocate and early leader in the field of aging. She helped found the National Association for Home Care and Hospice and she was honored throughout her life with twenty-eight national, state and local awards for her leadership in the field of aging. Helen Heyrman was one of the first few honored in the field when she was inducted into the first class of the National Association for Home Care and Hospice Hall of Fame in 2011 along with Mother Teresa, President William Clinton and Senator Edward M. Kennedy. For over a decade Helen served on the Advisory Council and the Board of Directors of the Suburban Area Agency on Aging, which is now known as AgeOptions; and WHEREAS, Helen Heyrman was an innovator, lapprovePass Action details Not available
14-3261 1 JCUAConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE 50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE JEWISH COUNCIL ON URBAN AFFAIRS WHEREAS, the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs (JCUA) was founded in 1964 by Rabbi Robert Marx who was then the Midwest Director of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations (now the Union for Reform Judaism) and a civil rights leader in Chicago; and WHEREAS, since its inception in 1964, the enduring mission of the JCUA has been to combat poverty, racism and anti-Semitism in partnership with Chicago’s diverse communities; and WHEREAS, for five decades, the citizens of Cook County have been the beneficiaries of the tireless efforts of the JCUA as a determined advocate for affordable housing, working tirelessly to develop and preserve thousands of units of affordable housing, and advocating for public policies that address the root causes of poverty; and WHEREAS, for five decades the JCUA has been committed to eradicating the causes of social and economic injustice, and to creating positive systemic change for Chicago’s most vulnerable neighborhoods and communities; and WHEREASapprovePass Action details Not available
14-3273 1 MARSHALL METROPOLITAN HIGH SCHOOL-FARADAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ON WINNING THE NATIONAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014Consent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING MARSHALL METROPOLITAN HIGH SCHOOL-FARADAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ON WINNING THE NATIONAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014 Whereas, in 2009 Joseph M. Ocol, Math Teacher and Chess Coach at Marshall Metropolitan High School-Faraday Elementary School in Chicago, IL began the Marshall-Faraday Chess Mentoring and Partnership Program; and WHEREAS, the members of the Marshall-Faraday Chess Team and Mentoring Program are: Aerious Adams, Armon Adams, Armoni Adams, Jacquez Adams, Bobby Blankenship, Lamari Childs, Antoine Christopher, Tiara Fearon, Bradley Green, Dominque Harold, Michael Hobbs, Mikayla Phillips, Taylor Phillips, Darrell Taylor, and Taylor Watts; and WHEREAS, Mr. Ocol vision mainly was to save the lives of children in the Garfield Community; and WHEREAS, Mr. Ocol shared his philosophy with his students that trophies and medals are not as important as the values that they impart and share to the world in service to humanity and to God’s glory; and WHEREAS, this experience has imparted collaboration, discipline, and commitment in our youth; and approvePass Action details Not available
14-3274 1 Resolution: Celebrating on the 100th Anniversary of Resolution: Wrigley Field 100th AnniversaryConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CELEBRATING ON THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF WRIGLEY FIELD WHEREAS, since 1916 the Chicago Cubs have captured the hearts of millions of fans in Chicago, Cook County, across the country and around the world by playing baseball at the legendary Wrigley Field located in the heart of Chicago’s dynamic Lakeview neighborhood; and WHEREAS, Wrigley Field first opened as Weegham Park on April 23, 1914 and was home to the ChiFeds of the Federal League; and WHEREAS, the Decatur Staleys - known today as the Chicago Bears - played at historic Wrigley Field from 1921 to 1970 before calling Chicago’s Soldier Field their permanent home; and WHEREAS, Wrigley Field was the first baseball park to let fans keep foul balls and the first to have a permanent concession stand; the famous Wrigley Field scoreboard, which is manually operated by dedicated staff, was built in 1937 and still remains intact today; and WHEREAS, many of baseball’s greatest moments took place at Wrigley Field, including Babe Ruth’s “called shot” during Game 3 of the 1932 World Series, Jackie RobinsonapprovePass Action details Not available
14-3278 1 PAUL KUESTER ON HIS RETIRMENTConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING BARLETT’S PUBIC WORKS DIRECTOR PAUL KUESTER ON HIS RETIRMENT WHEREAS, Paul Kuester began his career with the Village of Bartlett in April of 1974, he was just one of four full-time employees in the Public Works Department, when his career began the Village of Bartlett had a population of just 3,501 people, today the Village has grown to a community of 42,000 residents; and WHEREAS, Paul grew up in the Village of Bartlett, as a young boy playing with toy trucks and then as an adult he managed a full-size fleet of trucks and equipment and a crew that uses them to salt, plow, sweep and repair the streets of Bartlett; and WHEREAS, when Paul joined the Village he started out in the street department and worked his way to the water department, to supervisor of water operations, to director of operations for the entire Public Works Department and in 1993 became Bartlett’s Director of Public Works; and WHEREAS, throughout his career Paul oversaw the building and repair of 140 miles of streets, the planting and trimming of trees along 260 miles of papprovePass Action details Not available
14-3280 1 Richard J ElrodConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RICHARD J. ELROD, IN MEMORIAM WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called The Honorable Richard J. Elrod from our midst; and WHEREAS, Richard J. Elrod was the beloved husband of Marilyn Elrod, his best friend and life partner with whom he shared 58 wonderful years of marriage; and WHEREAS, Richard J. Elrod was the devoted father of Steven (Donna) Elrod and Audrey (Ron) Lakin; the doting and proud grandfather of Elizabeth (Russell) Mollen, Daniel Elrod, David Lakin and Lauren Lakin; and WHEREAS, Richard J. Elrod was the devoted son of the late Cook County Commissioner Arthur X. Elrod and the late Della Elrod Mulmat; the cherished brother of the late Gloria Sheppard (late Jules) Bliss; the fond brother-in-law of the late Dorothy (Dr. Irwin and Angela Hill) Marcus; and WHEREAS, Richard J. Elrod was the revered uncle of Barry (Hope) Sheppard, Robert (Elizabeth) Sheppard, Judi (John Hamel) Sheppard, Dr. Randall (Katy) Marcus, Sherry (Alan) Leventhal, and Melinda (AC Gonzalez) Marcus; as well as many great-nephews, great-nieces, and thrapprovePass Action details Not available
14-3287 1  Consent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE RE-FOUNDING OF THE CHICAGO DISTRICT ASSOCIATION OF STUDENT COUNCILS WHEREAS, the Chicago District Association of Student Councils, composed of student council representatives from area public and private high schools, strives to improve local schools and address community concerns through citizenship and service, as well as represent Chicago on the Illinois Association of Student Councils; and WHEREAS, after an eight-year interruption, student leaders from four high schools-Curie Metropolitan High School, John Hancock High School, Thomas Kelly High School, and Whitney M. Young Magnet High School-committed themselves to the re-founding of the Chicago District Association of Student Councils (CDASC); and WHEREAS, through the leadership of Carolina Viramontes of Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, a series of meetings were convened in 2013, with the CDASC electing its first Executive Board: Carolina Viramontes (President), Angel Díaz (Vice President), Keyante Aytch (2nd Vice President), Citlalli Bueno (Secretary), Marivi Ocampo (Treasurer)approvePass Action details Not available
14-3288 1 Mary O'DonohueConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION MARY O’DONOHUE, IN MEMORIAM WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Mary I. O'Donohue from our midst; and WHEREAS, Mary I. O'Donohue (nee Kilroe) was the beloved wife of the late James G. O'Donohue; and WHEREAS, Mary I. O'Donohue was the loving mother of Maureen (Matt) Connelly, Mary Eileen (Kevin) Dolehide, Kathleen (Marty) Gannon, James O'Donohue and Patty (Matt) Davies; and WHEREAS, Mary I. O'Donohue was the dearest grandmother of Matthew, Conor and Kevin Connelly, Kate, Ellie and Kevin Dolehide, Reed Gannon, Nick and Molly Davies; and WHEREAS, Mary I. O'Donohue was the dear sister of the late Thomas (Pat) Kilroe and the late Jack (Carol) Kilroe, and was the fond aunt of many nieces and nephews; and WHEREAS, all who knew her will attest that Mary I. O'Donohue was a kind and compassionate woman, virtuous of character and gentle in spirit, admired and respected by her many friends and neighbors, and dearly loved by her family. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Commissioners of Cook County that the Board doesapprovePass Action details Not available
14-3290 1 Shannon, PeterConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION PETER SHANNON, IN MEMORIAM WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Peter M. Shannon, Jr. from our midst; and WHEREAS, Peter M. Shannon, Jr. was the beloved husband of Anne Shannon; and WHEREAS, Peter M. Shannon, Jr. was the loving dad of Peter III (Dr. Shannon), Hon. Stephen (Abby), Heather (Bobby) Aranyi, and the late Eamon; and WHEREAS, Peter M. Shannon, Jr. was the cherished grandpa of Conor, Liam, Gavin, Maeve, Aidan, Clare, Owen, Alicia, Adam, Ava; and WHEREAS, Peter M. Shannon, Jr. was the dear son of the late Peter M. and Marian Burke Shannon; and WHEREAS, Peter M. Shannon, Jr. was the devoted brother of Pat (the late Evelyn), Donna (Jack) Mulchrone, Dan (Kitty) and the late Mary Ann, Sheila Mae (Tim) O'Hara, Brian (the late Sue) Shannon; and WHEREAS, Peter M. Shannon, Jr. was the fond cousin of Claire Hank and the late Rev. Michael O'Keefe, and a great friend and advocate to many; and WHEREAS, all who knew him will attest that Peter M. Shannon, Jr. was a kind and compassionate man, virtuous of character and approvePass Action details Not available
14-3291 1 Patricia Ann Wrenn, In MemoriamConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION PATRICIA ANN WRENN, IN MEMORIAM WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Patricia Ann Wrenn from our midst; and WHEREAS, Patricia Ann Wrenn (nee Downey) was the loving wife of the late John Patrick; and WHEREAS, Patricia Ann Wrenn was the beloved mother of Mary Pat (Thomas) McKenna, Anne Marie (Timothy) O'Leary, John Patrick (Margaret), Brian Thomas (Julie), Eileen Mary (James) Mitchell and Jeanne Marie; and WHEREAS, Patricia Ann Wrenn was the proud grandmother of Jude and Liam (Katherine) McKenna, Claire O'Leary, Bridget, Jack and Martin Mitchell, Delia Ritchie and John III, Brendan, Declan, Nene, Emily, Molly and Brian Wrenn; and WHEREAS, Patricia Ann Wrenn was the cherished great-grandmother of Shane McKenna; and WHEREAS, Patricia Ann Wrenn was the loving daughter of the late Thomas and Ann Downey, the dear sister of the late Margaret (William) Dobersch and the late Mary (George) Cagney, and sister-in-law of the late Leo (Gilda) and Peter (Joan), and was the fond aunt of many nieces and nephews; and WHEREAS, Patricia AapprovePass Action details Not available
14-3292 1 Bishop FordConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION BISHOP FORD, 100TH ANNIVERSARY WHEREAS, Bishop Louis Henry Ford was a beloved civic and spiritual leader in Cook County, born May 23, 1914, in Clarksdale, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, Bishop Louis Henry Ford came to Chicago in 1932, and soon founded St. Paul Church of God In Christ; and WHEREAS, Bishop Louis Henry Ford owned and lived in Clarke House, Chicago’s oldest home, and is credited with saving the historic structure for future generations to appreciate; and WHEREAS, Bishop Louis Henry Ford was an early leader in the fight for equal rights, access to jobs, and economic justice; and WHEREAS, Bishop Louis Henry Ford was a trusted spiritual advisor to Mamie Till Moseley, mother of Emmett Till; and WHEREAS, Bishop Louis Henry Ford became a Presiding Bishop of the Church of God In Christ in 1990, a key leadership role in the largest African-American Pentecostal denomination with over 9 million members worldwide; and WHEREAS, Bishop Louis Henry Ford was an avid golfer, and is credited with saving the former Pipe O’ Peace Golf Course and re-approvePass Action details Not available
14-3299 1 Dr. Clyde Collins SnowConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION COMMEMORATING THE LIFE OF DR. CLYDE COLLINS SNOW WHEREAS, Dr. Clyde Collins Snow was a forensic anthropologist of international distinction; and WHEREAS, Dr. Snow's unmatched expertise and tireless efforts in assisting organizations such as Doctors Without Borders and the United Nations exposed human rights abuses and gave closure to the families of thousands of its victims; and WHEREAS, Dr. Snow's longstanding and dedicated association with the Office of the Medical Examiner of Cook County served the citizens of Cook County in mass disasters, in high profile crimes, and in the identification of the remains of loved ones; and WHEREAS, we, the President and Members of the Board of Cook County, Illinois, on behalf of the citizens of Cook County, wish to honor the memory of Clyde Collins Snow, offer our condolences to his family and friends, and express our gratitude for his life and work. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the President and Members of the Board of the Cook County Board of Commissioners do hereby mourn the passing of Clyde Collins SapprovePass Action details Not available
14-3310 1 Commemorating the Landmark Designation of DuSable High SchoolConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION WHEREAS, The members of the DuSable High School Alumni for Action have fought to preserve the historic name of DuSable High School which was the first high school built for Black students in the Chicago Metropolitan area; and WHEREAS, DuSable High School opened in the Bronzeville Community in 1935, named after Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, widely regarded as the founder of Chicago. Today the block-long edifice located at 4934 S. Wabash Avenue is home to three schools, Daniel Hale Williams Prep School of Medicine, the Bronzeville Scholastic Institute and the DuSable Leadership Academy serving as a physical manifestation of the rich legacy of the Great Migration of African Americans from the rural south to the urban north; and WHEREAS, In October of 2012 DuSable High School was designated a historical landmark, this year the Alumni are honoring the past, present, and future of their beloved school on Friday, June 6, 2014. The landmark designation of DuSable High School recognizes and reinforces the historical significance of the residents of the Black BeapprovePass Action details Not available
14-3079 1 SMOKING TOBACCO PRODUCTS IN COUNTY FACILITIESOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT SMOKING TOBACCO PRODUCTS IN COUNTY FACILITIES BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 30 Environment, Article VIII. Clean Indoor Air, Division 1. Generally, Section 30-901 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: Sec. 30-901. Smoking Tobacco Products policy for in County Facilities. (a) Definitions. “Cook County facilities” or “County facilities” means all Cook County owned or leased facilities, including, without limitation, Cook County facilities housing administrative offices, courthouses, detention facilities, clinics, hospitals, jails, storage facilities, garages and field locations. “Electronic cigarette” means any electronically actuated device which in operation causes the user to exhale any smoke, vapor, or other substance other than those produced by unenhanced human exhalation. “Electronic Cigarette” includes any device, whether manufactured, distributed, marketed, or sold as an electronic cigarette, an electronic cigar, an electronic cigarillo, an electronic pipe, an electronic hookah,approve as amendedPass Action details Video Video
14-3190 1 Jack L. Block Cook County Commission on Human RightsAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Jack L. Block Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Commission on Human Rights Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 7/1/2015, or until a successor is appointed. Mr. Block will fill the vacancy of Belkis Cervantes MuldoonreferPass Action details Video Video
14-3191 1 Ceylan Eatherton Cook County Commission on Human RightsAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Ceylan Eatherton Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Commission on Human Rights Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 7/1/2015, or until a successor is appointed. Ms. Eatherton will fill the vacancy of Jae Choi KimreferPass Action details Not available
14-3193 1 Lyneir D. Richardson Cook County Land Bank Authority Board of DirectorsAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Lyneir D. Richardson Position: Director Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Land Bank Authority Board of Directors Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 1/1/2017, or until a successor is appointed. The appointment is pursuant to the requirement that the Land Bank Authority Board contain one (1) representative with commercial retail development experience. Pursuant to Cook County's home rule powers, it is hereby requested that the residency requirement for this appointee be waived.referPass Action details Not available
14-3194 1 Kevin Freeman Cook County Zoning Board of AppealsAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Kevin Freeman Position: Chairman Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Zoning Board of Appeals Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: The Chairman shall hold office until a successor is appointedapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-3195 1 Alex Botvinnik Northfield Woods Sanitary DistrictAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Alex Botvinnik Position: Trustee Department/Board/Commission: Northfield Woods Sanitary District Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 6/2/2017, or until a successor is appointedreferPass Action details Video Video
14-3196 1 Ronald Liotti Plum Grove Woodlands Sanitary DistrictReappointmentPROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Ronald Liotti Position: Trustee Department/Board/Commission: Plum Grove Woodlands Sanitary District Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 6/2/2017, or until a successor is appointed Summary: N/AapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2951 1 ARI stakeholder’s summitGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Cook County Justice Advisory Council Grantee: Cook County Justice Advisory Council Grantor: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: This planning grant will support the evaluation of program activities, an ARI stakeholder’s summit, and participation at the National Association for Drug Court Professional’s Conference event for staff of the Office of the Public Defender. Grant Amount: $25,212.05 Grant Period: 3/1/2014 - 6/30/2014 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The ARI stakeholders (which include the Justice Advisory Council, State’s Attorney’s Office, Office of the Public Defender, Office of the Sheriff, and the Department of Adult Probation) are requesting funds in the amount of $25,212.05 to support an off-site two-day stakeholder’s summit, a comprehensive data analysis of the project’s work with participapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-3115 1 Transfer of Funds May 21 2014Transfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Commissioner Earlean Collins Request: Approval of transfer of funds Reason: Professional service contract From Account(s): 081-110, $8,529.00 To Account(s): 081-260, $8,529.00 Total Amount of Transfer: $8,529.00 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? 5/7/2014, $3,471.00, $8,317.00 How was the account used for the source of transferred funds identified? List any other accounts that were also considered (but not used) as the source of the transferred funds. The account has the funds that are needed. No other account was 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 ansapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-3170 1 Process for Amendments AmendmentOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO 14-3170 PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AN AMENDMENT CREATING A PROCEDURE FOR AMENDMENTS TO THE COOK COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Part I. General Ordinances, Chapter 2. Administration, Article III. County Board, Division 2. Rules of Organization and Procedure, Section 2-105(g) is hereby amended as follows: Sec. 2-105. Organization. (g) Referrals to committees. The Board may by motion refer any item before the Board to a Committee or to a subcommittee. The Chair of a committee may refer an item pending in that committee to a subcommittee of that committee. An item referred by the Board to any committee or subcommittee, or by a committee chair to a subcommittee, shall not be jointly referred to any other committee or subcommittee. Only upon the return of the item to the Board, either by report of the committee or by the Board's discharge of the item from the committee or subcommittee, may the Board refer the item to another committee or subcommittee. Any item that creates a new ordinance referPass Action details Video Video
14-3200 1 Cannabis Task ForceResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION URGING THE ILLINOIS GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO FORM A TASK FORCE TO RESEARCH, DEVELOP AND INTRODUCE LEGISLATION FOR LEGALIZING AND REGULATING CANNABIS USE FOR ADULTS IN ILLINOIS WHEREAS, in 2000, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) attempted to restate the goals of the “War on Drugs”: “to educate and enable America's youth to reject illegal drugs as well as alcohol and tobacco; to increase the safety of America's citizens by substantially reducing drug-related crime and violence; to reduce health and social costs to the public of illegal drugs use; to shield America's air, land, and sea frontiers from the drug threat; and to break foreign and domestic drug sources of supply”; and WHEREAS, in reality, most scholars agree that despite spending more than $1 trillion dollars over the last 40 years on the “War on Drugs”, we have succeeded in none of these goals; and WHEREAS, despite the efforts of the War on Drugs, the health and social costs of drugs increase every year, and drug users are at heightened risk of death, illness and overdose, as the dreferPass Action details Not available
14-3192 1 ENCOURAGING COOK COUNTY EMPLOYEES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PACE RIDESHARE PROGRAMResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ENCOURAGING COOK COUNTY EMPLOYEES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PACE RIDESHARE PROGRAM WHEREAS, Pace Suburban Bus has been designated as the Chicago region’s public ridesharing administrator since 2006; and WHEREAS, Pace launched PaceRideShare.com in 2008 to allow commuters to establish a profile and find others with similar travel patterns in order to start a new carpool or vanpool or join one that already exists; and WHEREAS, over 15,000 users have activated a profile on PaceRideShare.com; and WHEREAS, part of Pace’s RideShare program includes the Vanpool Incentive Program, one of the five largest vanpool programs in the country; and WHEREAS, Ridesharing contributes to an overall reduction in the number of cars on Chicago-area roadways, thereby mitigating traffic congestion, air pollution and energy consumption; and WHEREAS, Ridesharing saves money for commuters by reducing spending on fuel and vehicle wear and tear; and WHEREAS, Cook County employs over 22,000 individuals at a variety of worksites throughout the county; and WHEREAS, Cook CouapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-3211 1 RECORDER OF DEEDS AND DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRSResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE RECORDER OF DEEDS AND DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS TO IMPLEMENT A VETERANS’ AND MILITARY DISCOUNT CARD PROGRAM WHEREAS, though there is no way to adequately repay our nation’s military personnel for their service and sacrifice, we can demonstrate our gratitude by forging a collaborative effort between businesses and government that will connect veterans and active-duty military personnel with merchants who choose to honor their military service through special discounts and promotions; and WHEREAS, the discount card program, to be named after adoption of this resolution by mutual assent of the relevant County departments and agencies including, but not limited to, the Bureau of Administration, the Cook County Board of Commissioners, and the Cook County Recorder of Deeds’ Office, will provide veterans - those honorably discharged and other veterans generally discharged for reasons other than discipline, misconduct, resignation in lieu of misconduct charges, unfitness for duty, voluntary resignation, or court martial - and militreferPass Action details Video Video
14-2892 1 North Cook Intermediate Service Center PresentationMiscellaneous Item of BusinessPROPOSED MISCELLANEOUS ITEM OF BUSINESS Department: North Cook Intermediate Service Center/ROE5 Summary: Requesting the North Cook Intermediate Service Center (NCISC) be placed on the Cook County Board of Commissioners' agenda for 5/21/2014 for the purpose of the three (3) Illinois School Code Executive Directors having the opportunity to briefly address the County Board.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
14-3153 1 POLL RATIFICATIONPoll RatificationPOLL RATIFICATION The following item was previously approved by poll on 5/9/2014. title PROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Economic Development Grantee: Office of Capital Planning and Policy Grantor: Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: The purpose of this grant is to make large scale energy efficiency improvements at the Cook County Department of Corrections and the Cook County Health and Hospital System John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital Campus. Grant Amount: $2,000,000 Grant Period: 6/1/2013 - 5/31/2014 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: This project meets the objectives of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s Public Sector Electric Efficiency (PSEE) Program by implementing cost-effective energy efficiency savings measures and creating energy savings. Implementing such measures will also enhance ecoapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2973 1 Legislation and Intergovernmental RelationsCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Date: 5/1/2014approvePass Action details Not available
14-2974 1 Finance Subcommittee on LaborCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Labor Committee Date: 5/1/2014approvePass Action details Not available
14-2975 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: 5/1/2014approvePass Action details Not available
14-3095 1 Finance Subcommittee on LitigationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Committee Date: 5/20/2014approvePass Action details Not available
14-2981 1 Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ CompensationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ Compensation Committee Date: 5/20/2014approvePass Action details Not available
14-2980 1 Legislation and Intergovernmental RelationsCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Date: 5/20/2014approvePass Action details Not available
14-2979 1 Rules and AdministrationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Rules and Administration Committee Date: 5/21/2014approvePass Action details Not available
14-2978 1 FinanceCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Committee Date: 5/21/2014approvePass Action details Not available
14-2977 1 Zoning and BuildingCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Zoning and Building Committee Date: 5/21/2014approvePass Action details Not available
14-2976 1 Roads and BridgesCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Roads and Bridges Committee Date: 5/21/2014approvePass Action details Not available
14-2501 1 Emergency Telephone Systems Board Internal Audit ReportReportREPORT Department: Office of the County Auditor Request: Refer to Audit Committee Report Title: Emergency Telephone Systems Board Internal Audit Report Report Period: For the period ended 11/30/2012 Summary: The purpose of this report was to assess the internal control procedures and the accounting records of the Emergency Telephone Systems Board.referPass Action details Video Video
14-2770 1 Office of the Public Guardian Case Management System Implementation Audit ReportReportREPORT Department: Office of the County Auditor Request: Refer to Audit Committee Report Title: Office of the Public Guardian Case Management System Audit Report Report Period: For the period ended 4/24/2014 Summary: The purpose of this report was to assess the development, implementation, and internal control procedures of the Public Guardian Case Management System.referPass Action details Not available
14-3056 1 Motor Vehicle Fuel CardsReportREPORT Department: Office of the County Auditor Request: Refer to Audit Committee Report Title: Motor Vehicle Fuel Cards Audit Report Report Period: For the period ending 11/30/2013 Summary: The purpose of the audit was to assess the internal control procedures as they pertain to Motor Vehicle Fuel Cards.referPass Action details Not available
14-3072 1 69 West Washington Management Company, L.L.C.ReportREPORT Department: Office of the County Auditor Request: Refer to Audit Committee Report Title: 69 West Washington Management Company, L.L.C. Report Period: 12/1/2012 - 11/30/2013 Summary: The purpose of the audit was to evaluate the 69 West Washington Management Company, L.L.C. compliance with certain terms of the Management Agreement.referPass Action details Not available
14-3159 1 Bills and Claims Report Period 3/20/2014 - 4/29/2014ReportREPORT Department: Comptroller’s Office Request: Receive and File Report Title: Bills and Claims Report Report Period: 3/20/2014 - 4/29/2014 Summary: This report to be received and filed is to comply with the Amended Procurement Code Chapter 34-125 (k). The Comptroller shall provide to the Board of Commissioners a report of all payments made pursuant to contracts for supplies, materials and equipment and for professional and managerial services for Cook County, including the separately elected Officials, which involve an expenditure of $150,000.00 or more, within two (2) weeks of being made. Such reports shall include: 1. The name of the Vendor; 2. A brief description of the product or service provided; 3. The name of the Using Department and budgetary account from which the funds are being drawn; and 4. The contract number under which the payment is being made.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
14-3173 1 ERP Project Status ReportReportREPORT Department: ERP, Enterprise Resource Planning Request: Refer to Committee on Technology Report Title: ERP Project Status Report Report Period: Ongoing Summary: The Director of ERP will provide a comprehensive update to the Board of Commissioners via the Technology Committee on the status of all ongoing ERP projects. The status update will reflect progress being made towards achieving the goals of selecting and implementing a Countywide Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platform, configuring and installing a biometric-based Time & Attendance system, and upgrading and migrating the JDEdwards HR/Payroll system to a cloud hosting environment. This is the first report of FY2014.referPass Action details Video Video
14-2946 1 EqualLevel, IncContract Amendment (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Office of the Chief Procurement Officer Vendor: EqualLevel, Inc., Rockville, Maryland Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to renew and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Online access and paperless ordering system for countywide catalogue contracts Current Contract Period: 6/5/2012 - 6/4/2014 Proposed Contract Extension Period: 6/5/2014 - 6/4/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $119,300.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): $107,000.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): 8/15/2012, $12,300.00 This Increase Requested: $72,250.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $54,000.00, FY 2015 $18,250.00 Accounts: 030-441 Contract Number(s): 12-30-264 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises Ordinance. Bureau of Technology approves this item. Summary: The Office of the Chief Procurement OfficeapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2996 1 Guy Brown ManagementContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer Vendor: Guy Brown Management, LLC, Brentwood, Tennessee Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Office Supplies Original Contract Period: 4/6/2012 - 9/30/2013 Proposed Contract Period Extension: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $2,923,065.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 4/03/2012, $2,775,065.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): (10/18/2013, contract extension from 10/1/2013 through 3/31/2014); (05/14/2014, contract increase by $148,000.00 and contract extension from 4/1/2014 through 9/30/2014) This Increase Requested: $800,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $800,000.00 Accounts: Various 350 Account Contract Number(s): 12-84-066 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. Summary: The Office of the ChiefapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-1914 1 Group Term Life Insurance Policy Renewal - Ft. DearbornContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Risk Management Vendor: Dearborn National Life Insurance Company, Downers Grove, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Group Term Life Insurance Benefits for eligible Cook County employees. Original Contract Period: 6/1/2010 - 5/31/2013 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 6/1/2014 - 5/31/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $14,400,000.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 5/18/2010, $10,800,000.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): 5/8/2013, Extension Period 6/1/2013 - 5/31/2014, $3,600,000.00 Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $3,368,623.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $1,684,311.50, FY 2015 $1,684,311.50 Accounts: 490/499/899-175 Contract Number(s): 10-41-80 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer Concurs Summary: TapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2143 1 Law Library HoursOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT LAW LIBRARY BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 50 LIBRARIES, ARTICLE II LAW LIBRARY, Sec. 50-33 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as follows: ARTICLE II. LAW LIBRARY Sec. 50-33. Rules for use of library. The borrowing rules and rules for the use of the County Law Library are as follows: (1) Areas of access. The areas of the Library open to patrons are the main reading room and such shelf areas as have not been kept locked. The conference rooms will be made available to patrons who register at the library desk. Access to other material may be had by special arrangements with the Librarian. (2) (a) The Cook County Law Library (“Library”) is a public law library open to all for the purposes of legal research. To ensure open, reliable access to legal information and knowledge in a timely and efficient manner, the following rules shall be applicable to all users of the Library. Use. a. Not to be used in lieu of an office. Except as otherwise provided in these rules, the 1. Use of approve as amendedPass Action details Video Video
14-2517 1 5-21-2014 PPRPN ImprovementImprovement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Improvement Resolution Request: Approval of appropriation of Motor Fuel Tax Funds Project: Pavement Preservation and Rehabilitation Program - North Location: Various locations north of the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) Section: 14-PPRPN-01-PV County Board District(s): 1, 2, 8-15 and 17 Centerline Mileage: N/A Fiscal Impact: $13,800,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: (600-585 Account) Summary: This improvement, as proposed, will consist of milling and resurfacing of the existing bituminous pavement with hot-mix asphalt or diamond grinding existing concrete pavement and shall include patching, drainage repairs and adjustments, sidewalk removal and ADA compliant ramp replacement, traffic control and protection, pavement marking, landscaping, engineering and other necessary highway appurtenances. This improvement is needed to protect the public investment in the highway system and provide safe eapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2518 1 5-21-2014 PPRPSImprovement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Improvement Resolution Request: Approval of appropriation of Motor Fuel Tax Funds Project: Pavement Preservation and Rehabilitation Program - South Location: Various Locations south of the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) Section: 14-PPRPS-01-PV County Board District(s): 2 - 7, 11, 16 and 17 Centerline Mileage: N/A Fiscal Impact: $13,800,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: (600-585 Account) Summary: This improvement, as proposed, will consist of milling and resurfacing of the existing bituminous pavement with hot-mix asphalt or diamond grinding existing concrete pavement and shall include patching, drainage repairs and adjustments, sidewalk removal and ADA compliant ramp replacement, traffic control and protection, pavement marking, landscaping, engineering and other necessary highway appurtenances. This improvement is needed to protect the public investment in the highway system and provideapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2519 1 5-21-2014 Cottage GroveImprovement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Improvement Resolution Request: Approval of appropriation of Motor Fuel Tax Funds Project: Repair of existing bridge Location: Cottage Grove Avenue over North Creek (south of 183rd Street) in unincorporated Bloom Township Section: 14-W5906-04-BR County Board District(s): 5 Centerline Mileage: N/A Fiscal Impact: $510,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: (600-585 Account) Summary: This improvement, as proposed, shall be repair of the existing bridge and shall include removal and replacement of the existing expansion joints, approach slab repairs (partial and full depth), structural repair of concrete, concrete deck (partial depth) and concrete median repairs, traffic control and protection, engineering and other necessary highway appurtenances. This improvement is needed to protect the public investment in the highway system and provide a safe, efficient and sustainable highway.approvePass Action details Not available
14-2520 1 5-21-2014 Ridgeland 180Improvement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Improvement Resolution Request: Approval of appropriation of Motor Fuel Tax Funds Project: Repair of existing bridge Location: Ridgeland Avenue over the Moline Expressway (I-80) in the Village of Tinley Park Section: 14-W3706-03-BR County Board District(s): 6 Centerline Mileage: N/A Fiscal Impact: $525,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: (600-585 Account) Summary: This improvement, as proposed, shall be repair of the existing bridge and shall include removal and replacement of the existing joint strip seals, deck slab repairs, structural repair of concrete, traffic control and protection, engineering and other necessary highway appurtenances. This improvement is needed to protect the public investment in the highway system and provide a safe, efficient and sustainable highway.approvePass Action details Not available
14-2521 1 5-21-2014 IGA Amendment USAC RiverIntergovernmental Agreement AmendmentPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT AMENDMENT Department: Department of Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Lake County Stormwater Management Commission, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago and the County of Kenosha, Wisconsin Request: Approval Goods or Services: Upper Des Plaines River and Tributaries Amendment Number 1 to an Agreement for a Feasibility Study Section: 12-6HISP-36-ES County Board Districts: 1, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17 Agreement Number: N/A Agreement Period: 02/21/2002 Fiscal Impact: $64,106.19 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-585 Account) Summary: First amendment to an Intergovernmental Agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Lake County Storm water Management Commission, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago and the County of Kenosha, Wisconsin wherein the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be the lead agency to perform a Feasibility Study to deapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2522 1 5-21-2014 Hot Patch NResolution, Maintenance (Highway)PROPOSED RESOLUTION, MAINTENANCE (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Request: Approval Type of Project: Motor Fuel Tax Project, Transportation and Highways Maintenance Resolution for the Purchase of Hot Patch Materials in northern Maintenance Districts. Section: 14-HBITN-08-GM Maintenance District(s): 1 and 2 County Board District(s): 9, 13, 14, 15 and 17 Fiscal Impact: $200,000.00 Account(s): Motor Fuel Tax Fund: (600-585 Account) Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits for adoption, a maintenance resolution appropriating funds for the purchase of bituminous hot patch materials for use in northern County Highway maintenance operations for the two-year period ending 7/9/2016. This improvement, as proposed, will consist of preparing and furnishing 2,080 tons of bituminous hot patch materials to County maintenance forces in Maintenance Districts #1 and #2. These materials are needed to enable the Department to protect the public investment in the highway systemapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2523 1 5-21-2014 HOt Patch SResolution, Maintenance (Highway)PROPOSED RESOLUTION, MAINTENANCE (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Request: Approval Type of Project: Motor Fuel Tax Project, Transportation and Highways Maintenance Resolution purchase of Hot Patch Materials in southern Maintenance Districts. Maintenance District(s): 3, 4 Section: 14-HBITS-08-GM County Board District(s): 6, 11, 16 and 17 Fiscal Impact: $175,000.00 Account(s): Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-585) Summary: Department of Transportation and Highways Maintenance Resolution appropriating funds for the purchase of bituminous hot patch materials for use in southern Department of Transportation and Highway maintenance operations for the two-year period ending 7/9/2016. This improvement, as proposed, will consist of preparing and furnishing 2,080 tons of bituminous hot patch materials to County maintenance forces in Maintenance Districts #3 and #4. These materials are needed to enable the Department to protect the public investment in the highway system and provide a safe, efficient and sustainable highway.approvePass Action details Not available
14-2524 1 5-21-2014 Cold Patch NResolution, 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 appropriating funds for the for the purchase bituminous cold patch materials in northern Maintenance Districts. Section: 14-CBITN-08-GM Maintenance District(s): 1, 2 County Board District(s): 9, 13, 14, 15 and 17 Fiscal Impact: $100,000.00 Account(s): Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-585 Account) Summary: Department of Transportation and Highways Maintenance resolution appropriating funds for the purchase of bituminous cold patch materials for use in northern Department of Transportation and Highways maintenance operations for the two-year period ending 8/28/2016. This improvement, as proposed, will consist of preparing and furnishing 650 tons of bituminous cold patch materials to County maintenance forces in Maintenance Districts 1 and 2. These materials are needed to enable the Department to protect the public investment approvePass Action details Not available
14-2525 1 5-21-2014 Cold Patch SResolution, Maintenance (Highway)PROPOSED RESOLUTION, MAINTENANCE (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Request: Approval Type of Project: Motor Fuel Tax Project, Transportation and Highways Maintenance Resolution appropriating funds for the purchase of Bituminous Cold Patch Materials for southern and central Maintenance Districts. Section: 14-CBITS-08-GM Maintenance District(s): 3, 4, 5 County Board District(s): 4, 5, 6, 11, 16 and 17 Fiscal Impact: $100,000.00 Account(s): Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-585 Account) Summary: Department of Transportation and Highways Maintenance Resolution appropriating funds for the purchase of bituminous cold patch materials for use in southern and central County Department of Transportation Highways maintenance operations for the two-year period ending 8/28/2016. This improvement, as proposed, will consist of preparing and furnishing 650 tons of bituminous cold patch materials to County maintenance forces in Maintenance Districts 3, 4 and 5. These materials are needed to enable the Department to protect thapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2526 1 5-21-2014 Hot Patch #5Resolution, Maintenance (Highway)PROPOSED RESOLUTION, MAINTENANCE (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Request: Approval Type of Project: Motor Fuel Tax Project Transportation and Highways Maintenance Resolution appropriating funds for the purchase of furnishing 2,080 tons of bituminous hot patch materials in County Maintenance District 5. Section: 14-HBIT5-01-GM Maintenance District(s): 5 County Board District(s): 4, 5, 6 Fiscal Impact: $100,000.00 Account(s): Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-585 Account) Summary: This improvement, as proposed, will consist of preparing and furnishing 2,080 tons of bituminous hot patch materials to County maintenance forces in Maintenance District 5. This Maintenance resolution will appropriate funds for the purchase of bituminous hot patch materials for use in southeastern County Highway maintenance operations for the two-year period ending 7/9/2016 These materials are needed to enable the Department to protect the public investment in the highway system and provide a safe, efficient and sustainable highwayapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2527 1 5-21-2014 Improvement Hintz RoadImprovement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Improvement Resolution Request: Approval of appropriation of Motor Fuel Tax Funds Project: Resolution appropriating funds for the improvement of Hintz Road at Wheeling Road in the Village of Wheeling. Location: Hintz Road at Wheeling Road in the Village of Wheeling Section: 14-A5417-06-DR County Board District(s): 14 Centerline Mileage: N/A Fiscal Impact: $500,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: (600-585 Account) Summary: Resolution appropriating funds for the improvement of Hintz Road at Wheeling Road in the Village of Wheeling. This improvement, as proposed, shall be the correction of a hazardous settlement condition along the Hintz Road parkway and shall include pavement removal and replacement, concrete curb and gutter removal and replacement, back fill special, geotechnical analysis, sidewalk removal and replacement, storm sewer replacement, drainage additions and adjustments, landscaping, approvePass Action details Not available
14-2528 1 5-21-2014 Appropriation Prel Engr Ser IAppropriating Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED APPROPRIATING RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): N/A Request: Approval Good(s) or Services(s): Motor Fuel Tax Project Appropriating funds for Preliminary Engineering and Environmental Services. Location: Various locations throughout Cook County Section: 14-6PESV-01-ES Fiscal Impact: $2,200,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: (600-585 Account) Summary: Appropriating funds for Phase I and Part A preliminary engineering and environmental services to be conducted by an outside consulting engineering firm for the research and investigations of County projects at various locations throughout Cook County, and said services shall be supervised by County Forces. These services are needed to enable the Department to continue its mission of providing safe, efficient and effective transportation facilities for the general public in Cook County. This appropriation is made in anticipation of a forthcoming contract to be presented to your Honorable Body at a later date..endapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2529 1 5-21-2014 Appropriation Prel Engr Serv IIAppropriating Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED APPROPRIATING RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): N/A Request: Approval Good(s) or Services(s): Motor Fuel Tax Project Appropriating Resolution for Preliminary Engineering Services. Location: Various Locations throughout Cook County Section: 14-6PESV-02-ES Fiscal Impact: $2,200,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-585 Account) Summary: Appropriating funds for Phase I and Part A preliminary engineering and environmental services to be conducted by an outside consulting engineering firm for the research and investigations of County projects at various locations throughout Cook County, and said services shall be supervised by County Forces. These services are needed to enable the Department to continue its mission of providing safe, efficient and effective transportation facilities for the general public in Cook County. This appropriation is made in anticipation of a forthcoming contract to be presented to your Honorable Body at a later date. .endapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2530 1 5-21-2014 Appropriation Design Engr IAppropriating Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED APPROPRIATING RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): N/A Request: Approval Good(s) or Services(s): Motor Fuel Tax Project Appropriating Resolution for Design Engineering Services Location: Various locations throughout Cook County Section: 14-8DESV-01-EG Fiscal Impact: $220,000.00 $2,200,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: (600-585 Account) Summary: Appropriating funds for Phase II and Part B design engineering services to be conducted by an outside consulting engineering firm for the preparation of roadway design plans and contract documents for the construction of County projects at various locations throughout Cook County, and said services shall be supervised by County Forces. These services are needed to enable the Department to continue its mission of providing safe, efficient and effective transportation facilities for the general public in Cook County. This appropriation is made in anticipation of a forthcoming contract to be presented to your Honorable Body at a lateapprove as amendedPass Action details Not available
14-2531 1 5-21-2014 Appropriation Design Engr IIAppropriating Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED APPROPRIATING RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): N/A Request: Approval Good(s) or Services(s): Motor Fuel Tax Project Appropriating Resolution for Design Engineering Services Location: Various Locations throughout Cook County Section: 14-8DESV-02-EG Fiscal Impact: $2,200,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: (600-585 Account) Summary: Appropriating funds for Phase II and Part B design engineering services to be conducted by an outside consulting engineering firm for the preparation of roadway design plans and contract documents for the construction of County projects at various locations throughout Cook County, and said services shall be supervised by County Forces. These services are needed to enable the Department to continue its mission of providing safe, efficient and effective transportation facilities for the general public in Cook County. This appropriation is made in anticipation of a forthcoming contract to be presented to your Honorable Body at a later date..endapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2532 1 5-21-2104 Appropriation Freight Study IGAAppropriating Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED APPROPRIATING RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): N/A Request: Approval Good(s) or Services(s): Motor Fuel Tax Project Appropriating Resolution for a Freight Rail Study Location: Central and South Cook County Section: 14-6FRGT-01-ES County Board Districts: 1-12 and 17 Fiscal Impact: $1,000,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: (600-585 Account) Summary: Appropriating funds for a Freight Rail Study to be conducted by an outside consulting engineering firm to evaluate freight system needs and recommend vital improvements to accommodate current and future freight traffic, ease congestion, and improve truck and rail freight traffic in Central and South Cook County, and said services shall be supervised by County Forces. These services are needed to enable the Department to continue its mission of providing safe, efficient and effective transportation facilities for the general public and supports development of the regional economy in Cook County. This appropriation is madeapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2533 1 5-21-2014 Freight Study IGA CorrectionAmendment to a Previously Approved ItemREQUEST TO AMEND A PREVIOUSLY APPROVED ITEM Department: Transportation and Highways Request: Requesting authorization for the Cook County Board of Commissioners to approve as amended Item Number: 14-0665 Previously Approved Date: 1/15/2014 The amendment is indicated by the underscored and stricken language. This Letter of Correction amends a previous communication dated 12/13/2013 and approved by your Honorable Body on January 15, 2014 as Board Item #14-0665. The previous communication listed the Section Number as 12-6HISP-35-ES and should have correctly listed the Section Number as 14-6FRGT-01-ES. Presented by: JOHN YONAN, P.E., Superintendent, Department of Transportation and Highways PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): State of Illinois Request: Approval Goods or Services: Intergovernmental Agreement between the State of Illinois Department of Transportation and Cook County, wherein Cook County will conduct a Freight Rail Study. LocatioapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2534 1 5-21-2014 Construction Report March 31, 2014ReportREPORT Department: Department of Transportation and Highways Request: Receive and File Report Title: Bureau of Construction Progress Report Report Period: Ending 3/31/2014 Summary: Submitting a copy of the Construction Bureau Progress report ending 3/31/2014.receive and filePass Action details Not available
14-2535 1 5-21-2014 contract Sanders Road W2445-07-RSContract (Highway)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department(s): Transportation and Highways Vendor: Peter Baker & Son Company, Lake Bluff, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute contract. Good(s) or Service(s): Pavement Rehabilitation Location: Sanders Road, Techny Road to Lake Cook Road in the Village of Northbrook and Unincorporated Northfield Commissioner District: 14 Section: 13-W2445-07-RS Contract Value: $3,244,464.77 Contract period: 5/21/2014 - 10/10/2014 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: $3,244,464.77 Accounts: 71820010 Contract Number(s): 1455-13406 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Office concurs Summary: This contract for improvement will consist of full depth patching, milling and resurfacing the existing pavement using hot-mix asphalt materials, and includes drainage additions and adjustments, removal and replacement of deteriorated median, concrete curb and gutter removal and replaapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2543 1 5-21-2014 Traffic Engineering contractContract (Highway)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department(s): Transportation and Highways Vendor: Alfred Benesch & Company Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute contract. Good(s) or Service(s): Traffic Engineering Services Location: Various Locations throughout Cook County Section: 13-TCIDS-11-ES Contract Value: $250,000.00 Contract period: 6/1/2014 - 5/31/2017 with two (2) one (1) year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: Fiscal Impact: $250,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: (600-585 Account) Contract Number(s): 1323-12478A Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: Alfred Benesch & Company of Chicago, Illinois is recommended for a Traffic Engineering Services Contract. Request for Qualifications (RFQ) procedures were followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. These services will consist of traffic counts and analysis, preparatapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2544 1 5-21-2014 Hy/Hy Engr contractContract (Highway)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department(s): Transportation and Highways Vendor: Hey and Associates, Inc.,Volo, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute contract. Good(s) or Service(s): Hydraulic Engineering, Surveying and Wetland Services Location: Various Locations throughout Cook County Section: 13-6HESS-10-ES Contract Value: $300,000.00 Contract period: 6/1/2014 - 5/31/2017 with two (2) one (1) year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: $300,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: (600-585 Account) Contract Number(s): 13-23-061 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: Hey and Associates, Inc. of Volo, Illinois is recommended for the Hydraulic Engineering, Surveying and Wetland Services Contract. Request for Qualifications (RFQ) procedures were followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. These services will consist of providing hyapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2545 1 5-21-2014 Land Acq contractContract (Highway)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department(s): Transportation and Highways Vendor: HNTB Corporation of Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute contract. Good(s) or Service(s): Land Acquisition Services Location: Various Locations throughout Cook County Section: 14-6LAND-02-ES Contract Value: $635,700.00 Contract period: 6/1/2014 - 5/31/2017 with two (2) one (1) year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: $635,700.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: (600-585 Account) Contract Number(s): 1388-13061 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: HNTB Corporation of Chicago, Illinois is recommended for the Land Acquisition Services Contract. Request for Qualifications (RFQ) procedures were followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. These services will consist of providing land acquisition services that would include surveying to referencapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2546 1 5-21-2014 Survey ContractContract (Highway)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department(s): Transportation and Highways Vendor: American Surveying and Engineering, P.C., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute contract. Good(s) or Service(s): Professional Topographic Surveying Services Location: Various Locations throughout Cook County Section: 13-6SURV-11-ES Contract Value: $350,000.00 Contract period: 6/1/2014 - 5/31/2016 with one (1) one (1) year renewal option Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: $350,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: (600-585 Account) Contract Number(s): 1318-12616 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: American Surveying and Engineering, P.C. of Chicago, Illinois is recommended for Professional Topographic Surveying Services contract. Request for Qualifications (RFQ procedures were followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. These services will consistapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2752 1 5-21-2014 Pavement Impr ResImprovement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Improvement Resolution Request: Approval of appropriation of Motor Fuel Tax Funds Project: Pavement Rehabilitation 2014 Location: Various Locations throughout Cook County Section: 14-REHAB-01-PV County Board District(s): Countywide Centerline Mileage: N/A Fiscal Impact: $2,750,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: (600-585 Account) Summary: This improvement, as proposed, will consist of milling and resurfacing of the existing bituminous pavement with hot-mix asphalt or diamond grinding existing concrete pavement and shall include patching, concrete pavement replacement, drainage repairs and adjustments, sidewalk removal and ADA compliant ramp replacement, traffic control and protection, pavement marking, landscaping, engineering and other necessary highway appurtenances. This improvement will rehabilitate various severely deteriorated roadway segments which suffered from the unusually harsh wapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0092 1 ADMINISTRATIVE LAW OFFICERSOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT ADMINISTRATIVE LAW OFFICERS BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2 - Administration, Article IX - Administrative Hearings, Section 2-904 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: Sec. 2-904. Administrative law officers - Powers and Duties. (a) The Director, in consultation with the Chief Procurement Officer ("CPO") shall be charged with the authority to issue an RFQ at least once every two years in order for the Director to evaluate and qualify respondents to provide professional services as administrative law officers in the department of Administrative Hearings. The Director shall be responsible for creating and advertising the RFQ for administrative law officers, and shall be responsible for evaluating and selecting the qualified respondents to provide administrative law officer services. The Director shall notify the CPO of the qualified and selected respondents to engage with for administrative law services; the CPO shall execute all contracts on behalf of the Director with the qualified aapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2921 1 Unlawful Filing of a Fraudulent LienOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE UNLAWFUL FILING OF A FRAUDULENT LIEN BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 58 OFFENSES AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS, ARTICLE II. - OFFENSES INVOLVING PROPERTY RIGHTS, SECTION 58-46 and 58-80 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended and enacted as follows: Sec. 58-46. Administrative adjudication. Unlawful Filing of Fraudulent Lien, Judgment or Encumbrance against Individuals and Organizations. Violations of Article II, Sections 58-42 through 58-45 shall be adjudicated pursuant to Chapter 2, Administration, Article IX, Administrative Hearings, of this Code. (a) Any person who knowingly or intentionally records or files or causes to be recorded or filed with the Office of the Cook County Recorder of Deeds any document which alleges to be a judgment, lien or encumbrance against a person or organization, not attached to real property, knowing that the theory upon which the purported lien, judgment or encumbrance is based is not recognized as a legitimate legal theory by the Courts of the United States, the Stateapprove as amendedPass Action details Not available
14-2419 1 Loyola University Medical CenterReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Loyola University Medical Center Request: Approval of a fee waiver request County District: 1 Township: Proviso Property: 2160 S. First Avenue, Maywood, Illinois Permit Number: 131918 Description: Remodel Office Space Original Permit Fee: $35,683.76 Percent Waived: 10 Amount Waived and Fiscal Impact: $3,568.38approvePass Action details Video Video
14-2423 1 Fee waiver request Chicago Botanic GardenReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Chicago Botanic Garden Request: Approval of a fee waiver request County District: 13 Township: Northfield Property: 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois Permit Number: 140425 Description: Temporary Tent Original Permit Fee: $735.00 Percent Waived: 5 Amount Waived and Fiscal Impact: $36.75approvePass Action details Not available
14-2424 1 Chicago Botanic Garden fee waiver requestReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Chicago Botanic Garden Request: Approval of a fee waiver request County District: 13 Township: Northfield Property: 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois Permit Number: 140451 Description: Temporary Tents for Antiques & Garden Fair Original Permit Fee: $17,881.39 Percent Waived: 5 Amount Waived and Fiscal Impact: $894.07approvePass Action details Not available
14-2537 1 Loyola University Medical Center fee waiver requestReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Loyola University Medical Center Request: Approval of a fee waiver request County District: 1 Township: Proviso Property: 2160 S. First Avenue, Maywood, Illinois Permit Number: 131631 Description: Construct Hospital Building/Center for Translational Research & Education Original Permit Fee: $304,548.67 Percent Waived: 10 Amount Waived and Fiscal Impact: $30,454.87approvePass Action details Not available
14-2577 1 Chicago Zoological Society - Brookfield Zoo fee waiver requestReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Chicago Zoological Society - Brookfield Zoo Request: Approval of a fee waiver request County District: 16 Township: Proviso Property: 3300 S. Golf Road, Brookfield, Illinois Permit Number: 122160 Description: Renovation of Scoops Toilet Room Original Permit Fee: $9,445.76 Percent Waived: NO FEE Amount Waived and Fiscal Impact: $9,445.76approvePass Action details Not available
14-2775 1 Chicago Zoological Society Brookfield Zoo fee waiver requestReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Chicago Zoological Society Brookfield Zoo Request: Approval of a fee waiver request County District: 16 Township: Proviso Property: 3300 S. Golf Road, Brookfield, Illinois Permit Number: 140500 Description: 2014 Whirl Tent Original Permit Fee: $11,532.48 Percent Waived: 5 Amount Waived and Fiscal Impact: $576.62approvePass Action details Not available
14-2846 1 Chicago Zoological Society fee waiver requestReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Chicago Zoological Society Request: Approval of a fee waiver request County District: 16 Township: Proviso Property: 3300 S. Golf Road, Brookfield, Illinois Permit Number: 122155 Description: Renovation of Great Bear Toilet Rooms Original Permit Fee: $9,475.13 Percent Waived: NO FEE Amount Waived and Fiscal Impact: $9,475.13approvePass Action details Not available
14-3107 1 Forest Preserves of Cook CountyReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Forest Preserves of Cook County Request: Approval of a fee waiver request County District: 15 Township: Elk Grove Property: Busse Grove #32, Elk Grove Village, Illinois Permit Number: 131956 Description: Provide Access to Picnic Grove Original Permit Fee: $10,279.20 Percent Waived: 10 Amount Waived and Fiscal Impact: $1,027.92approvePass Action details Not available
14-2308 1 Criminal Courts Administration Building Renovation of Floors 7, 8, & 9ContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Office of Capital Planning and Policy Vendor: RADA Architects Ltd., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Professional Architectural and Design Services Contract Value: $158,800.67 Contract period: 6/1/2014 -12/31/2015 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $158,800.67 Accounts: County Physical Plant - 20000 Contract Number(s): 1418-13262 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: The Renovation project of the Public Defender’s offices located at the Criminal Courts Administration Building, 2650 S. California Avenue, is to upgrade the physical environment to support the operational and staffing requirements for the Public Defender’s office using County space standards. This space will become the template for all future build-outs countywide; an outcome being adopted standardized furnishing lines, flooring materials aapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2787 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 (4) capital project 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 construapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2942 1 Masterpiece Acquisitions, LLCResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION MASTERPIECE ACQUISITIONS, 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 Masterpiece Acquisitions, LLC and Resolution No. 51-13 from the Village of Elk Grove Village for an abandoned industrial facility located at 575 Lively Blvd., Elk Grove Village, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17, Permanent Index Number 08-27-202-051-0000; 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 levereferPass Action details Video Video
14-2943 1 Ella Holdings LLC Tonne Series or Its NomineeResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ELLA HOLDINGS LLC TONNE SERIES OR ITS NOMINEE 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 Tonne Series or Its Nominee and Resolution No. 61-13 from the Village of Elk Grove Village for an abandoned industrial facility located at 1845 Tonne Road, Elk Grove Village, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17, Permanent Index Number 08-34-300-052-0000; 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 receireferPass Action details Not available
14-2945 1 2000 Hawthorne Avenue, LLCResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION 2000 HAWTHORNE AVENUE, 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 2000 Hawthorne Avenue, LLC and Resolution No. 57-13 from the Village of Melrose Park for an abandoned industrial facility located at 2000-2006 Hawthorne Avenue, Melrose Park,, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 16, Permanent Index Number 12-33-400-090-0000 and 12-33-400-091-0000; 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 signifreferPass Action details Not available
14-2955 1 Paul Family Real Estate Venture, LLCResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION PAUL FAMILY REAL ESTATE VENTURE, 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 Paul Family Real Estate Venture, LLC and Resolution No. 15-12 from the Village of Elk Grove Village for an abandoned industrial facility located at 950 Pratt Boulevard, Elk Grove Village, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17, Permanent Index Number 08-34-305-036-0000; 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 referPass Action details Not available
14-3078 1 ADVANCE WELDING SERVICESResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ADVANCE WELDING SERVICES, LLC CLASS 8 PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from Advance Welding Services, LLC and Resolution No. 2012-R-14 from the Village of South Chicago Heights for an abandoned industrial facility located at 3301 East End Avenue, South Chicago Heights, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 6, Permanent Index Numbers 32-33-101-031-0000. WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS, industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value. Qualifying industrial real estate eligible for the Class 8 can receive a significant reductireferPass Action details Not available
14-3024 1 69W Sixth Amend to Lease Shoe ShineLease AgreementPROPOSED LEASE AMENDMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Approval of a Sixth Amendment to Lease Landlord: County of Cook Tenant: Yong H. Park and Eun Young Shin, d/b/a Ace Shoe Clinic Location: 69 West Washington Street, Lower Level Pedway, Suite LL-18 Term/Extension Period: 9/1/2014 - 8/31/2017 Space Occupied: 299 square feet Monthly Rent: Monthly $398.67 / Annual $4,784.00 (plus $3.00 per sq. ft. annually for operating expenses) Leasehold Taxes: Tenant pays leasehold taxes for the premises in addition to rent and operating expenses Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: N/A Option to Renew: N/A Termination: By Landlord, under certain conditions Utilities Included: Tenant pays for electricity metered to Premises Summary: The Tenant shall continue to use and occupy the premises as a retail shop, providing shoeshine and shoe repair services, sale of related goods and key copying, and for no other use or purpose.approvePass Action details Video Video
14-3025 1 69W Third Amendment to Lease Clock ShopLease AgreementPROPOSED LEASE AMENDMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Approval of a Third Amendment to Lease Landlord: County of Cook Tenant: Boris Persky, d/b/a Around the Clock Repairs Location: 69 West Washington Street, Lower Level Pedway, Suite LL-15 Term/Extension Period: 10/1/2014 - 9/30/2017 Space Occupied: 540 square feet Monthly Rent: Monthly $1,035.00 / Annual $12,420.00 (plus $3.00 per sq. ft. annually for operating expenses) Leasehold Taxes: Tenant pays leasehold taxes for the premises in addition to rent and operating expenses Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: N/A Option to Renew: N/A Termination: By Tenant with 90 day prior written notice Utilities Included: Tenant pays for electricity metered to Premises Summary: Tenant, shall continue to occupy the Premises for the operation of the “Around the Clock Repairs” shop and for no other purposeapprovePass Action details Not available
14-3026 1 Prieto Clinic Option to PurchaseLease AgreementPROPOSED ACQUISITION OF REAL ESTATE Department: Real Estate Management Other Part(ies): Hispanic Housing Development Corporation, Chicago, Illinois Action: Requesting authorization to exercise an option to purchase real estate contained in a Lease Agreement between the County of Cook, as Tenant, and the Hispanic Housing Development Corporation (HHDC), as Landlord which houses the Dr. Jorge Prieto Health Center of CCHHS’ Ambulatory and Community Health Network of Cook County (ACHN) Section: N/A Parcel(s): 16-27-218-022-0000 Location: 2424 S. Pulaski, Chicago, Illinois. Board District: 7 Fiscal Impact: $125,000.00 plus Purchaser’s share of customary closing costs and title charges up to $15,000.00 Accounts: 728 - 560 Account Summary: Under the terms of the lease, the County has the option to purchase the building at the end of the lease term for $125,000 by giving Landlord written notice of County’s intent not later than 6/1/2014. By exercising the option, the County and CCHHS would save the annual base rent and real estate taxes approvePass Action details Video Video
14-3050 1 Fund transferTransfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Facilities Management Request: Transfer approval Reason: To allow DFM to do an amendment to increase the Hertz Rental Contract 1330-13054 From Account(s): 200-450, $50,000.00 To Account(s): 200-638, $50,000.00 Total Amount of Transfer: $50,000.00 On what date did it become apparent that the receiving account would require an infusion of funds in order to meet current obligations? What was the balance in the account on that date, and what was the balance 30 days prior to that date? On 4/21/2014 it became apparent that DFM would need additional funding in this account. The balance in account 638 was $6,936.00. 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 had not been encumbered. Identify any projects, purchases, programs, contracts, or other obligations that will be deferred, delayed, or canceledapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2711 1 Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) 13EMACook GAN #1Grant Award AmendmentPROPOSED GRANT AWARD AMENDMENT Department: Homeland Security and Emergency Management Grantee: Homeland Security and Emergency Management Grantor: Illinois Emergency Management Agency Request: Authorization to Increase Purpose: The Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) program provides financial assistance with day to day costs associated with operating an emergency management agency, to include personnel costs, office supplies, and travel expenses related to emergency management activities. Supplemental Grant Amount: $56,844.09 Grant Period: 10/1/2012 - 9/30/2013 Extension Period: N/A Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: 6951201 Date of Previous Board Authorization for Grant: 9/11/2013 Previous Grant Amount: $458,733.85 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: Cook County will be receiving supplemental EMPG funding from IEMA this year, as it has in previous years. The EMPG program provides financial assistance to state approvePass Action details Video Video
14-3068 1 Grant Chicago Police DepartmentGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Homeland Security and Emergency Management Grantee: Homeland Security and Emergency Management Grantor: Chicago Police Department Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: The purpose of this grant is to support training, personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support and criminal justice information systems related to law enforcement programs, prosecution and court programs, prevention and education programs, corrections and community corrections programs, drug treatment programs; planning, and evaluation and technology improvement programs. Grant Amount: $553,650.00 Grant Period: 10/1/2014 - 9/30/2017 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The JAG program will support law enforcement, prosecution and court programs, education and prevention programs, community corrections and corrections programs, as well as drug treatment programs for Cook County GoapprovePass Action details Not available
14-3077 1 Contract Award for Mass Notification SystemContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Vendor: Everbridge, Inc., Glendale, California Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Mass Notification System Contract Value: $2,919,000.00 Contract period: 6/1/2014 - 5/31/2017 with two (2) one (1) year extension options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: None - Grant Funded Amount: $2,919,000.00 Accounts: 769-260 Account Contract Number(s): 1350-12923 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: The Cook County Department of Homeland Security is requesting for the Chief Procurement Office to enter into contract with Everbridge, Inc. for the purchase of a Mass Notification System. The Mass Notification System will be used for various notifications to Cook County employees, first responders and also residents throughout the County. The system will be tailored to reach both large scale and sapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-3083 1 Contract Increase for Bus and Truck of ChicagoContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Homeland Security and Emergency Management Vendor: Bus and Truck of Chicago, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Vehicle Parts and Repair Services Original Contract Period: 10/2/2012 - 2/4/2015 Proposed Contract Period Extension: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $703,300.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 10/2/2012, $703,300.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $600,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: None - Grant Funded Amount: $600,000.00 Accounts: 769-444 Contract Number(s): 12-30-336 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: The Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) is requesting an increase to Contract 12-30-336 with Bus and Truck ofapprovePass Action details Not available
14-3080 1 HR Biweekly Reports Pay Periods 5, 6 and 7ReportREPORT Department: Bureau of Human Resources Request: Receive and File Report Title: Human Resources Biweekly Activity Reports for Pay Periods 5, 6 and 7 Report Period: Pay Period 5: 2/9/2014 - 2/22/2014, Pay Period 6: 2/23/2014 - 3/8/2014 and Pay Period 7: 3/9/2014 - 3/22/2014. Summary: Submitting the Human Resources Activity Reports Covering the pay periods listed above.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
14-3085 1 SEIU Local 73 - CCHHSResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION SEIU LOCAL 73 COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS - COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM 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 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 73 representing Technologists, Technicians, Service & Maintenance, and Healthcare Professional employees at Cook County Health Facilities; and WHEREAS, general wage increases and salary adjustments 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, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Cook County Board of Commissioners does hereby refer to the Finance Subcommittee on Labor for rereferPass Action details Video Video
14-1411 1 Quarterly Report on Cook County Criminal Justice SystemReportREPORT Department: Cook County Bureau of Technology Request: Refer to the Committee on Technology Report Title: Quarterly Progress Report on the Creation of the Automated Criminal Justice System Report Period: 3/1/2014 - 5/31/2014 Summary: Pursuant to Resolution 13-2002, the CIO shall update the Board of Commissioners via the Technology Committee on progress being made towards achieving the goal of an integrated, automated Cook County Criminal Justice System on a quarterly basis beginning with the first quarter of the FY2014.referPass Action details Video Video
14-3051 1 Off-Site Data Storage of Back-Up and Recovery Data (Iron Mountain Information Services, LLC)Contract (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Bureau of Technology Vendor: Iron Mountain Information Management, LLC, Boston, Massachusetts Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute. Good(s) or Service(s): Off-Site Data Storage of Back-Up and Recovery Data Contract Value: $341,014.00 Contract period: 2/1/2014 - 1/31/2017, with two (2) one (1) year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY2014: $93,788.33; FY2015: $112,546.00; FY2016: $115,359.33; FY2017: $19,320.34 Accounts: 490-441 Contract Number(s): 1441-13486 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: Under the proposed contract, Iron Mountain will continue to manage the County’s data storage tapes in a secure facility. Specifically, Iron Mountain will provide tape pickup using secure containers, vault storage, and emergency data retrieval services to Offices under the President, Chief Judge, Sheriff, States Attorney, Clerk of thapprovePass Action details Not available
14-3055 1 Information Technology Professional Services (Microsoft Corporation)Contract (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Bureau of Technology Vendor: Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute contract Good(s) or Service(s): Information Technology Professional Services Contract Value: $815,000.00 Contract period: 5/21/2014 - 5/20/2017 with two (2) one (1) year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014: $350,000.00, FY 2015: $275,000.00; FY 2016: $100,000.00; FY2017: $90,000.00 Accounts: 71700016/260 Contract Number(s): 1490-13636 Concurrence(s): The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: Under the proposed contract, Microsoft will assist BOT with projects related to infrastructure and support of other agencies and elected officials, which are: Mail Migration, Server Virtualization, On/Off-boarding automation, Disaster Recovery - secondary sites, Microsoft Certificate Services, Server/Workstation Security Enhancements, Mobapprove as amendedPass Action details Not available
14-2404 1 Adult Probation - Bank accountsResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING BANK SIGNATURES WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has the legal authority to authorize departments and offices to open and maintain checking accounts at various banks; and WHEREAS, it is now necessary to update those persons who are authorized signers on the accounts maintained for the Adult Probation Department of the Circuit Court of Cook County. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the two checking accounts at Harris Bank be updated; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following persons are authorized to sign checks: 1. Lavone Haywood 2. James Anderson BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following name as signer on the account be deleted: 1. Jesús ReyesapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2193 1 Legal Advice Desk for Eviction Court DefendantsContractPROPOSED 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: $477,402.50 Contract period: 9/1/2014 - 8/31/2017 with two (2) one (1) year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact FY 2014 - $38,505.38, FY 2015 - $155,288.87, FY 2016 - $160,390.75, FY 2017 - $123,217.50 Accounts: 300-260 Contract Number(s): 1353-13117 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: Since 2008, the Chicago Bar Foundation has managed operations for the Circuit Court’s Legal Advice Desk for Eviction Court Defendants under Contract No. 11-41-19, which is scheduled to expire on 9/1/2014. Request for Proposal (RFP) procedures were followed in accordance with Cook County’s Procurement Code. In 2013, the Chief Procurement Officer issued a RFP foapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2688 1 Operation of the Cafeteria at the Criminal Court Administration BuildingContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Circuit Court of Cook County, Office of the Chief Judge Vendor: Ace Coffee Bar Inc., Streamwood, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Operation of the public cafeteria and food services for impaneled jurors at the George N. Leighton Criminal Division Courthouse. Contract Value: $943,780.00, or $733,660.60 net of license fees. A monthly license fee for the use of the cafeteria space provides the county $210,119.40 in revenue over the three (3) year term of this contract. Contract period: 8/17/2014 - 8/16/2017 with two (2) one (1) year renewal options. Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: Expense: FY 2014 - $91,756.40, FY 2015 - $314,593.33, FY 2016 - $314,593.33, FY 2017 - $222,836.94. Revenue: FY 2014 - $19,827.50, FY 2015 - $68,574.83, FY 2016 - $70,632.07, FY 2017 - $51,085.00. Accounts: 310-223 Expense Account; 1808- 470040 Revenue Account. Contract Number(s): 1353-13213 Concurrences: The Vendor has met the Minority and Women OwnedapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2750 1 Presence Behavioral HealthContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Circuit Court of Cook County, Office of the Chief Judge Vendor: Presence Behavioral Health, Broadview, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Mental Health Counseling, Aftercare and Referral Services. Original Contract Period: 10/1/2010-9/30/2012 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 2/1/2014 - 12/31/2014 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $132,000.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 10/5/2010, $120,000.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): 9/11/2013, 10/1/2013 - 01/31/2014 Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): 9/27/2012, $12,000.00, 10/1/2012 - 2/28/2013; 2/1/2013, 3/1/2013 - 9/30/2013 This Increase Requested: $50,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014: $45,455.00, FY 2015: $4,545.00. Accounts: 310-260 Contract Number(s): 10-41-163 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises Ordinance. The ChiefapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2754 1 TASC, IncContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Circuit Court of Cook County, Office of the Chief Judge Vendor: TASC, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Case Management and Outreach Services. Original Contract Period: 10/1/2010 - 2/28/2013 Proposed Contract Period Extension: Extension period: 6/1/2014 - 12/31/2014. Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $433,875.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 10/5/2010, $378,875.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): 9/11/2013, 10/1/2013 - 1/31/2014. Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): 2/1/2013, 3/1/2013 - 9/30/2013; 5/13/2014, 2/1/2014 - 5/31/2014, $55,000. This Increase Requested: $75,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014: $64,285.00, FY 2015: $10,715.00. Accounts: 310-260 Contract Number(s): 10-41-162 Concurrences: The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer capprovePass Action details Not available
14-2777 1 Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family ServicesGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Office of the Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County Grantee: Office of the Chief Judge Grantor: Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: The grant funds mediation and conciliation services provided through the Access and Visitation Program of the Domestic Relations Division. This program is operated by the court’s Family Mediation Services office under the auspices of the Office of the Chief Judge. Grant Amount: $94,705.00 Grant Period: 7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015 Fiscal Impact: $41,588.00 (FY2014, $17,330.00 and FY2015, $24,258.00) Accounts: 310-818 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: In situations where noncustodial parents were never married to custodial parents, a judge may determine it is in the best interest of the child to order the parties to participate in the program, which facilitates the noncustodial parents’ access to and visitationapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2779 1 Center for Conflict ResolutionPayment ApprovalPROPOSED PAYMENT APPROVAL Department(s): Circuit Court of Cook County, Office of the Chief Judge Action: Approval of payment, pursuant to Circuit Court of Cook County General Administrative Order 2014-04 Payee: Center for Conflict Resolution, Chicago Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Dispute resolution services Fiscal Impact: $195,510.50 Accounts: 531-260 Contract Number(s): N/A Summary: IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2014-04 SUBJECT: ILLINOIS NOT-FOR-PROFIT DISPUTE RESOLUTION ACT Pursuant to the Illinois Not-For-Profit Dispute Resolution Act (710 ILCS 20/1 et seq.), the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County has collected fees from civil filings for disbursement to the Dispute Resolution Centers which qualify under said Act and General Order 19 of the Circuit Court of Cook County. Fees collected and available for disbursement from this Fund for the year 2013 total $195,510.50. Upon review of applications received for funds collected in 2013, the sole qualifying applicant under the reapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2893 1 Federal Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant (JABG) through the Illinois Department of Human ServicesGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Juvenile Probation and Court Services Department, Circuit Court of Cook County Grantee: Circuit Court of Cook County Grantor: Federal Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant (JABG) through the Illinois Department of Human Services Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: This grant will supplement the Circuit Court’s pre-employment program for minors under the direction of the Juvenile Probation and Court Services Department. The pre-employment program helps youth, ages 16 to 18, obtain employment skills. The grant will fund stipends for youth who complete the program and transportation assistance. It is expected that the program will serve about 40 minors in 2014. Grant Amount: $36,444.00 Grant Period: 12/1/2013 - 6/30/2014 Fiscal Impact: $4,049.00 Accounts: 326-819 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The Circuit Court of Cook County is requesting authorization to accept a grant awarapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2941 1 Parentage and Child Support Court GrantGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Office of the Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County Grantee: Circuit Court of Cook County Grantor: Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: The purpose of Parentage and Child Support Court is to help ensure that children have two loving and supportive parents who are not caught in the middle of parental hostility or court proceedings, that the children receive financial support, and that court assistance is available if needed to assist parents so that the children may grow up having a positive role model relating to parents and families. Grant Amount: $1,526,737.00 Grant Period: 7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: This grant funds the salaries of eight (8) administrative hearing officers and nine (9) support staff. Each administrative hearing officer is paired with a courtroom toapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2944 1 Annie E. Casey Foundation grant for Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI)Grant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Circuit Court of Cook County, Juvenile Probation and Court Services Department Grantee: Cook County Grantor: The Annie E. Casey Foundation Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: This grant will fund the Circuit Court’s Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) model detention reform site activities, as well as JDAI supportive services. Grant Amount: $185,645 Grant Period: 1/1/2014 - 12/31/14 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: Over the last two decades, the Circuit Court of Cook County has been recognized as a model reform site for community-based alternative juvenile detention programs by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. These programs are administered by the court’s Juvenile Probation and Court Services Department and have helped to divert tens of thousands of minors from the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center. Not only have these programs steadilapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2403 1 Resolution authorizing Bank signaturesResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING BANK SIGNATURES WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has the legal authority to authorize 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 signers on the account maintained for the Social Service Department of the Circuit Court of Cook County. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the department’s checking account at U.S. Bank be updated; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the following persons are authorized to sign checks: 1. Sharon Hoffman 2. Vanessa Whitehead BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following name as signer on the account be deleted: 1. Jesús ReyesapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2735 1 Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family ServicesIntergovernmental Agreement RenewalPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT RENEWAL Department: Clerk of the Circuit Court Other Part(ies): Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services Request: Requesting authorization for the Cook County Board President to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the State of Illinois/Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) on behalf of the Clerk of the Circuit Court for a Child Support Agreement between HFS and the Clerk’s Office which would provide the County with $4,085,078.00 in grant under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act. Goods or Services: The Clerk’s Office file all legal actions instituted by the State’s Attorney concerning IV-D matters; accept and process child support payments and mail out within two (2) work days, according to procedures set by the State of Illinois, Department of Healthcare and Family Services; provide copies of all court orders received by the County, in County courtrooms which hear IV-D cases; provide to HFS or representatives pertinent case information and copies of support orders needed for serving IV-D caseapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-3014 1 Voting Access for Individuals with Disabilities (VAID)Grant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Office of the County Clerk Grantee: Office of the County Clerk Grantor: Illinois State Board of Elections Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: The purpose of this grant is to ensure that all polling places are made accessible to voters with disabilities. Grant Amount: $155,529.00 Grant Period: 5/1/2013 - 12/1/2014 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any Summary: The Voting Access for Individuals with Disabilities (VAID) grant funds are used to make polling places, including the path of travel, entrances, exits and voting areas of each polling facility accessible to individuals with disabilities, including the blind and visually impaired, in a manner that provides the same opportunity for access and participation as for other voters. It also provides individuals with disabilities and other individuals with information about the accessibility of polling places, includingapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-3017 1 Voter Registration State Grant 2014Grant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Office of the County Clerk Grantee: Office of the County Clerk Grantor: Illinois State Board of Elections Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: Voter Registration State Grant 2014 Grant Amount: $600,000.00 Grant Period: 7/1/2013 - 6/30/2014 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The purpose of this grant is to assist in the maintenance and other costs associated with the voter registration system in order for it to communicate with the Centralized Statewide Voter Registration System as required by Title III Section 303 of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002. ..endapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2821 1 PARADIGMContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Recorder of Deeds Vendor: Paradigm Solutions, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Project Management Services (PMP) for “Core Application” technology solution. Contract Value: $589,000.00 Contract period: 4/1/2014 - 3/31/2016 with two (2) one (1) year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $133,000.00, FY 2015 228,000.00, FY 2016 228,000.00 Accounts: 527-260 Contract Number(s): 1441-13490 Concurrences: The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: These services will be required for the duration of drafting the RFP, vendor selection, implementation of a new state of the art Recording, Cashiering, Indexing, Accounting, and Information Reporting “core application”. This includes, but not limited to training of CCRD personnel. The time frame for full implementation may be 1.5 to 2 years. The new CCRD applireferPass Action details Video Video
14-2840 1 Bulk Sales (Property Insight)ContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Recorder of Deeds Vendor: Property Insight, a Subsidiary of Chicago Title, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): CCRD maintains a public search website allowing the Purchaser access to certain document images filed with the Recorder and to data from the bulk database index information system. Contract Value: None. Revenue Generating Contract period: 4/1/2014- 3/31/2017 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: $600,000.00 Annual Revenue, FY 2014 $400,000.00, FY 2015 $600,000.00, FY2016 $600,000.00, FY 2017 $200,000.00 Accounts: Recorder Revenue Fee; General Fund Revenue Contract Number(s): N/A Summary: The Purchaser will have access to copies of data for a bulk purchase and the Purchaser will deposit funds with Recorder of Deeds for fees in advance of receiving the Data requested. The company previously paid the County $500,000/year for this access. The ordinances renew the agreement for 3 years at a new flat rate of $600,000approvePass Action details Video Video
14-2842 1 AMCADContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Recorder of Deeds Vendor: AMCAD LLC, Herndon, Virginia Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Microfilm Conversion Servicing for Document Storage Contract Value: $305,677.90 Contract period: 6/01/2014 - 5/31/2015 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014: $305,677.90 Accounts: 527-260 Contract Number(s): 1441-13461 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: Recorder of Deeds Office is requesting a Sole Source contract with American Cadastre, LLP (dba/AMCAD). AMCAD performed the initial digitation services of land records from 1970 through 1985. Services provided did not fulfill agency needs. AMCAD is the only vendor able to provide relief and recourse for inadequate services under contract #06-41-694. Upon completion over 15,920,724 images will be corrected for better retrieval and viewing by users of CCRD recordings. The images will approvePass Action details Not available
14-2734 1 Alternative Temporary HousingContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Cook County Department of Corrections Vendor: 1) A Safe Haven, LLC, Chicago, Illinois 2) Henry’s Sober Living House, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Alternative Temporary Housing Contract Value: $5,419,155.00 Contract period: June 1, 2014 - May 31, 2017 with three (3) one (1) year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $903,193.00; FY2015: $1,806,385.00; FY2016: $1,806,385.00; FY2017. $903,182.00 Accounts: 239-298 Contract Number(s): 1) A Safe Haven, LLC Contract # 1488-13689, $4,774,200.00 (3 years) 2) Henry’s Sober Living House, Contract # 1488-13680, $644,955.00 (3 years) Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: The Chief Procurement Officer issued an Request For Proposals (RFP) in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code, for Alternative Temporary Hoaccept as substitutedPass Action details Video Video
14-2734 1 Alternative Temporary HousingContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Cook County Department of Corrections Vendor: 1) A Safe Haven, LLC, Chicago, Illinois 2) Henry’s Sober Living House, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Alternative Temporary Housing Contract Value: $5,419,155.00 Contract period: June 1, 2014 - May 31, 2017 with three (3) one (1) year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $903,193.00; FY2015: $1,806,385.00; FY2016: $1,806,385.00; FY2017. $903,182.00 Accounts: 239-298 Contract Number(s): 1) A Safe Haven, LLC Contract # 1488-13689, $4,774,200.00 (3 years) 2) Henry’s Sober Living House, Contract # 1488-13680, $644,955.00 (3 years) Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: The Chief Procurement Officer issued an Request For Proposals (RFP) in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code, for Alternative Temporary Hoadopt as amended by substitutionPass Action details Not available
14-1812 1 Increase and Extend Tabb Textile Co., Inc.Contract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Cook County Sheriff’s Office and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Vendor: Tabb Textile Co., Inc., Opelika, Alabama Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to renew and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Linens Original Contract Period: 4/3/2012 - 4/2/2014 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 4/3/2014 - 4/2/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $523,899.20 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 4/3/2012, $523,899.20 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $278,193.10 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $185,462.08 FY 2015 $92,731.02 Accounts: 239-320, 440-333 Contract Number(s): 11-45-156 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: Cook County Sheriff’s Office and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center is exercising the first renewal approvePass Action details Video Video
14-1813 1 Increase and Extend Morpho Trak, Inc.Contract Amendment (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Cook County Sheriff’s Office Vendor: Morpho Trak, Inc., Federal Way, Washington Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to renew contract Good(s) or Service(s): Live Scan Network Support and Maintenance Original Contract Period: 3/1/2013 - 2/28/2014 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 3/1/2014 - 2/28/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $427,462.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 2/27/2013, $427,462.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $446,010.91 Potential Fiscal Impact: $446,010.91 Accounts: 231-440 Contract Number(s): 12-45-204 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Bureau of Technology concurs. Summary: Cook County Sheriff’s Office is exercising the first of two renewal options on Contract Number 12-45-204 to contapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2349 1 Genuine Parts Company d/b/a NAPA Auto PartsContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Cook County Sheriff and Department of Transportation and Highways Vendor: Genuine Parts Company d/b/a NAPA Auto Parts, Naperville, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Vehicle Equipment, Parts Management and Supply Services Original Contract Period: 5/1/2012 - 9/30/2014 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 10/1/2014 - 9/30/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $2,008,000.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 5/1/2012, $700,000.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): 1/16/2013, $1,160,000.00 Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): $148,000.00 This Increase Requested: $2,678,666.67 Potential Fiscal Impact: Account 499-444 FY 2014 $517,000.00, FY 2015 $666,666.67, Account 500-444 FY 2014 $530,000.00, FY 2015 $965,000.00 Accounts: 499-444 ($1,183,666.67), 500-444 ($1,495,000.00) Contract Number(s): 12-30-185 Concurrences: The vendor has met the MinorityapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2436 1 Renew HIDTA GrantGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: Chicago HIDTA Grantee: Chicago High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Grantor: Office of the National Drug Control Policy Request: Authorization to renew grant Purpose: The purpose of the grant is the continued funding of the Chicago High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Grant Amount: $4,938,570.00 Grant Period: 1/1/2014 - 12/31/2015 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Most Recent Date of Board Authorization for Grant: 7/17/2013 Most Recent Grant Amount: $4,655,362.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The purpose of the HIDTA Grant is to enhance and coordinate America’s drug control efforts among federal, state and local law enforcement agencies in order to eliminate or reduce drug trafficking and it’s harmful consequences in critical regions of the United States. The grant also includes efforts to reduce the production, manufacturing, distribution, transportation and chroapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2600 1 Child Support Renewal of GrantGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: Cook County Sheriff Grantee: Cook County Sheriff Child Support Enforcement Grantor: State of Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services Request: Authorization to renew grant Purpose: To provide child support services within Cook County. Grant Amount: $2,711,260.00 Grant Period: 7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Most Recent Date of Board Authorization for Grant: 5/8/2013 Most Recent Grant Amount: $2,711,260.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The Child Support Enforcement program provides services within Cook County that improves child support collection. The responsibilities of the Sheriff’s Office are to serve and execute within Cook County, and return all summons, subpoenas, writs, warrants, orders, notices of delinquency for income withholdings, notice of support obligation and decrees as may be legally directed. In addition, the Office of the ShapprovePass Action details Not available
14-2811 1 Ward Auto Body RenewalContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Cook County Sheriff and Cook County Adult Probation Vendor: Ward Auto Body, Inc., River Grove, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to renew and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Auto Body Repair for Zone One (1) Original Contract Period: 4/18/2012 - 4/17/2014 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 4/18/2014 - 4/17/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $140,600.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 4/18/2012, $140,600.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $169,500.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: Account 499-444 (FY 2014 $74,500.00, FY 2015 $75,000.00) and Account 280-444 (FY2014 $10,000.00, FY 2015 - $10,000.00) Accounts: 499-444 - $149,500.00 and 280-444 - $20,000.00 Contract Number(s): 11-45-2760 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement OapprovePass Action details Not available
14-3021 1 Gateway Foundation increaseContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Cook County Sheriff’s Office Vendor: Gateway Foundation, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase contract execute renewal Good(s) or Service(s): Substance Abuse Treatment Original Contract Period: 5/17/2009 - 5/16/2010 one (1) year with four (4) one (1) year renewal options Proposed Contract Period Extension: n/a Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $15,572,140.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 5/19/2009, $3,114,428.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): renewal and increase 3/16/2010, renewal and increase 3/15/2011, renewal and increase 3/13/2012 Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): renewal 2/6/2013 This Increase Requested: $2,115,010.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: $2,115,010.00 Accounts: 239-298 Contract Number(s): 09-41-118 Concurrences: The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: The Cook County Board of Commissioners authorized the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into aapprove as amendedPass Action details Not available
14-3041 1 IGA Sheriff's Office/Forest PreserveIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Sheriff of Cook County Other Part(ies): Forest Preserve District of Cook County Request: Enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Cook County Sheriff’s Office and the Forest Preserve District of Cook County. Goods or Services: Deconstruction and salvage services with respect to certain sites owned by the Forest Preserve. Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: 4/11/2014 through 4/11/2015 with a one-year renewal option. Fiscal Impact: None. Revenue Generating Accounts: N/A Summary: As part of this Intergovernmental Agreement, the Sheriff’s Office will train offenders from the Vocational Rehabilitation Impact Center (“VRIC”) and Day Reporting participants to provide deconstruction and salvage services with respect to certain sites owned by the Forest Preserve District. Under this agreement the Forest Preserve District agrees to reimburse the Sheriff’s Office for the salary, benefits and administrative costs for Corrections’ staff. The Cook County State’s Attorney’s approvePass Action details Video Video
14-3081 1 Victim Witness 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: This grant will provide funding for: one (1) Victim Compensation Specialist, two (2) Generalists, one (1) Suburban Generalist, one (1) Senior Specialist, one (1) Gang Homicide Specialist, one (1) Domestic Violence Specialist, and one (1) Juvenile Courthouse Specialist. Grant Amount: $470,699.00 Grant Period: 5/1/2014 - 4/30/2015 Fiscal Impact: $121,603.00 (Required Match $117,675.00, Over Match $3,928.00) Accounts: 250-818 Most Recent Date of Board Authorization for Grant: 5/29/2013 Most Recent Grant Amount: $470,699.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: Requesting authorization to renew a grant in the amount of $470,699.00 from the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, Chicago, Illinois, for the Law EnforapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-2771 1 Child Support EnforcementGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: Civil Actions Bureau Child Support Enforcement Division Grantee: Civil Actions Bureau Child Support Enforcement Division Grantor: Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services Request: Authorization to renew grant Purpose: Offer the citizens of Cook County child support enforcement services. Grant Amount: $12,050,164.00 Grant Period: 7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Most Recent Date of Board Authorization for Grant: 5/8/2013 Most Recent Grant Amount: $12,050,164.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any Summary: This funding provides salary and fringe benefits to support 122 positions such as, assistant state’s attorneys, investigators and support staff. This staff is 100% dedicated to provide child support enforcement services to the citizens of Cook County.approvePass Action details Not available
14-2506 1 Cortez v. County of Cook 13 L 12182 - Lit. PendingLitigation 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: Cortez v. County of Cook Case Number: 13 L 12182referPass Action details Video Video
14-2512 1 Erica Crenshaw v. Cook CountyLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Erica Crenshaw v. Cook County Case Number: 13 CV 4718referPass Action details Not available
14-2513 1 Elizabeth Osaigbovo v. Cook County, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Elizabeth Osaigbovo v. Cook County, et al. Case Number: 13 CV 8917referPass Action details Not available
14-2593 1 Patrick Sheahan v. Sheriff of Cook CountyLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Patrick Sheahan v. Sheriff of Cook County Case Number: 13 C 9134referPass Action details Not available
14-2595 1 State Farm Mutual v. Kenneth Vargas and County of CookLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: State Farm Mutual v. Kenneth Vargas and County of Cook Case Number: 13 M1 015662referPass Action details Not available
14-2618 1 Darnez Perkins & Mickin Perkins v. Cook County, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Darnez Perkins and Mickin Perkins v. Cook County, et al. Case Number: 13 C 2430referPass Action details Not available
14-2619 1 Denise Murray v. Cook County Sheriff's Office, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Denise Murray v. Cook County Sheriff’s Office, et al. Case Number: 13 C 2496referPass Action details Not available
14-2925 1 Percy Taylor v. Thomas DartLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Percy Taylor v. Thomas Dart Case Number: 13 C 1856referPass Action details Not available
14-2928 1 Jeremy Brown v. Thomas DartLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Jeremy Brown v. Thomas Dart Case Number: 14 C 175referPass Action details Not available
14-3109 1 Roldan v. Sheriff DartLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Roldan v. Sheriff Dart Case Number: 13 L 014446referPass Action details Not available
14-3022 1 Tyco Integrated SecurityContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Treasurer, Department of Revenue, Clerk of the Circuit Court Vendor: Tyco Integrated Security, Boca Raton, Florida Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Alarm System Monitoring and Maintenance Original Contract Period: 1/1/2013 - 12/31/2013 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/1/2014 - 12/31/2014 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $72,463.78 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 4/30/2013, $72,463.78 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $91,890.75 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $91,890.75 Accounts: Treasurer $61,326.10 (060-630) Department of Revenue $12,301.68 (007-440) Clerk of the Circuit Court $13,291.49 (335-449) and $4,971.48 (529-660) Contract Number(s): 12-45-395 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief ProcapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-3214 1 2014 1st Quarter ReportReportREPORT Department: Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership Request: Receive and File Report Title: 2014 1st Quarter Report Report Period: through 3/31/2014 Summary: A report from the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership to update the Board of Commissioners on ongoing workforce development efforts, activities and outcomes.referPass Action details Video Video
14-3259 1 NATIVE PLANT REQUIREMENTSOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO 14-3259 PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT NATIVE PLANT REQUIREMENTS BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Section 126-64 of the Cook County Code, is hereby amended as Follows: Sec. 126-64. Selection, installation and maintenance of plant material. *** (d) In addition to the requirements set forth in this section with respect to utilization and maintenance of plant material in landscape plans, plant material utilized to conform with the requirements contained in this section shall be selected from a list of approved native plants that can be found at http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/. Utilized native plants shall be maintained in proper condition and shall be replaced with similar native plants, as necessary. Native plants are plants that flourish and thrive with little assistance in Cook County and that were known to be growing wild in the area when scientific collection first began. Invasive plants may not be utilized. A list of invasive plants that may not be utilized, and alternatives that may be utilized, isaccept as substitutedPass Action details Not available
14-3259 1 NATIVE PLANT REQUIREMENTSOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO 14-3259 PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT NATIVE PLANT REQUIREMENTS BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Section 126-64 of the Cook County Code, is hereby amended as Follows: Sec. 126-64. Selection, installation and maintenance of plant material. *** (d) In addition to the requirements set forth in this section with respect to utilization and maintenance of plant material in landscape plans, plant material utilized to conform with the requirements contained in this section shall be selected from a list of approved native plants that can be found at http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/. Utilized native plants shall be maintained in proper condition and shall be replaced with similar native plants, as necessary. Native plants are plants that flourish and thrive with little assistance in Cook County and that were known to be growing wild in the area when scientific collection first began. Invasive plants may not be utilized. A list of invasive plants that may not be utilized, and alternatives that may be utilized, isadopt as amended by substitutionPass Action details Not available
14-3298 1 COOK COUNTY COMPANION ANIMAL AND CONSUMER PROTECTIONOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT COOK COUNTY COMPANION ANIMAL AND CONSUMER PROTECTION BE NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Chapter 10, Animals, Article I, In General, Sections 10-1 through 10-3 of the Cook County Code of Ordinances is hereby amended as follows, Sec. 10-1. Purpose. The purpose of this chapter is to provide harmonious relationships in the interaction between man and animal by: (1) Protecting the citizens of the County from rabies by specifying such preventive and control measures as may be necessary; (2) Protecting animals from improper use, abuse, neglect, inhumane treatment and health hazards, particularly rabies; (3) Providing security to residents from annoyance, intimidation, and injury from cats, dogs and other animals; (4) Encouraging responsible pet ownership; (5) Promoting community and consumer awareness of animal control and welfare; and (6) Providing for the assessment of penalties for violators and for the enforcement and administration of this chapter; Sec. 10-2. Definitions. The following woreferPass Action details Not available
14-3306 1 14-5-21 Lobbyist Registration Ordinance AmendmentOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AN AMENDMENT TO THE COOK COUNTY LOBBYIST REGISTRATION ORDINANCE NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Part I. General Ordinances, Chapter 2. Administration, Article VI. Ethics, Division 3. Lobbyists, Sections 2-622, 2-632, 2-633and 2-637 through 2-643 are hereby amended as follows: Sec. 2-622. Definitions. The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this division shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning: Administrative action means the execution or rejection of any rule, regulation, legislative rule, standard, fee, rate, contractual agreement, purchasing agreement or other delegated legislative or quasi-legislative action to be taken or withheld by any County official or County employee. Board means the County Board and any and all of its standing or special committees or subcommittees. Clerk means the duly elected or appointed Clerk of the County. Commissioner means any of the duly elected or duly appointed CoreferPass Action details Not available