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Meeting Name: Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/10/2014 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: Errata 9-10-14, New Items 9-10-14, Second Errata 9-10-14.pdf, Third Errata 9-10-14.pdf, Consent Calendar Agenda 9-10-14.pdf, Second New Items 9-10-14.pdf
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14-4494 1 Saverio Lucente, In MemoriamConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION SAVERIO LUCENTE, IN MEMORIAM WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Saverio Lucente from our midst; and WHEREAS, Saverio Lucente was known with affection as “Sonny” to his family and many friends; and WHEREAS, Saverio Lucente was the loving son of the late Virginia "Dolly" Vassalla and Michael Lucente; and WHEREAS, Saverio Lucente was the fond brother of Jerry (Phyllis), Michael (Janet) and the late Arlene; and WHEREAS, Saverio Lucente was the beloved uncle of Christine (Tony), Jerry (Tracy), Michael (Nicole), Yvette (Maurice); and WHEREAS, Saverio Lucente answered the call to duty and defended our nation in the United States Army; and WHEREAS, Saverio Lucente was a proud member of Member of San Angelo Club; and WHEREAS, all who knew him will attest that Saverio “Sonny” Lucente was a kind and compassionate man, virtuous of character and gentle in spirit, admired and respected by his many friends and neighbors, and dearly loved by his family. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Commissioners of Cook CapprovePass Action details Not available
14-4518 1 US DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND ICF INTERNATIONALConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORARY RESOLUTION FOR THE US DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND ICF INTERNATIONAL WHEREAS, Cook County is an entitlement community and receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding on an annual basis from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that are administered by the Department of Planning and Development within the Bureau of Economic Development; and WHEREAS, Cook County received two allocations of Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) funding in accordance with economic stimulus initiatives from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) which were administered by the Department of Planning and Development within the Bureau of Economic Development; and WHEREAS, in 2010, HUD launched the OneCPD Integrated Practitioner Assistance System (OneCPD) under its Transformation Initiative to provide technical assistance for HUD's Community Planning and Development grantees that is comprehensive, assessment-basapprovePass Action details Not available
14-4527 1 Edwards, RobertConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Robert Edwards, In Memoriam WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Robert Edwards from our midst; and WHEREAS, Robert Edwards was the beloved husband of Bonnie (nee Bennington) Edwards; and WHEREAS, Robert Edwards was the loving and devoted father of Robert Jr., Kathy (Benny) DeCarlo, Michael "Buzz" (Linda), Maureen (Jim) Caron Sr., Daniel (Carol), Colleen and Timothy (Maria); and WHEREAS, Robert Edwards was the cherished grandfather of Dina, Danny Jr., Stacey, Jimmy Jr., Jason, Mario, Ashley, Michael, Erin, Marissa and Timmy Jr.; and WHEREAS, Robert Edwards was the great-grandfather of Dominic and Anthony; and WHEREAS, Robert Edwards was the dear brother of Betty (Bill) Collins, Jack (Sherri), Donald and David Edwards; and WHEREAS, Robert Edwards was a dedicated public servant, with an outstanding career in city and state government service that spanned 44 years; and WHEREAS, all who knew him will attest that Robert Edwards was a kind and compassionate man, virtuous of character and gentle in spirit, admired and resapprovePass Action details Not available
14-4541 1 Mary Finucane, In MemoriamConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION MARY FINUCANE, IN MEMORIAM WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Mary A. Finucane from our midst; and WHEREAS, Mary A. Finucane was the loving daughter of the late Thomas J. Sr. and the late Gertrude (nee McNichols) Finucane; and WHEREAS, Mary A. Finucane was the dear sister of Bill (Rita), Maggie, Jim (Lora), the late T.J. and the late Patrick M. C.P.D; and WHEREAS, Mary A. Finucane was the dear aunt of Sean (Kayce), Shannon, Erin, Tommy and Katie; and WHEREAS, all who knew her will attest that Mary A. Finucane was a kind and compassionate woman, virtuous of character and gentle in spirit, admired and respected by her many friends and neighbors, and dearly loved by her family. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Commissioners of Cook County that the Board does hereby offer its deepest condolences and most heartfelt sympathy to the family and many friends of Mary A. Finucane, and joins them in sorrow at this time of loss; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this text be spread upon the official proceedings of approvePass Action details Not available
14-4560 1 Keep Chicago Beautiful AwardsConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION KEEP CHICAGO BEAUTIFUL AWARDS WHEREAS, Keep Chicago Beautiful was founded in 1987 by a concerned group of leaders in the public and private sectors, who recognized a need for educating the public on the benefits of recycling, waste reduction, and anti-littering campaigns; and WHEREAS, from those humble beginnings inspired by the vision of its founders, Keep Chicago Beautiful has remained true to its mission of emphasizing education, community awareness, and working cooperatively to make Chicago a more healthy, prosperous, and beautiful place to live; and WHEREAS, over the course of its 27 years as an organization, Keep Chicago Beautiful has provided thousands of public and parochial school teachers with the tools and resources they need to educate their students on the benefits of litter prevention, waste reduction, community greening, and recycling; and WHEREAS, Keep Chicago Beautiful has been instrumental in launching effective recycling programs at popular neighborhood festivals throughout Chicago, thereby diverting tons of waste that would oapprovePass Action details Not available
14-4896 1 Brooke WhittedConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION COMMEMORATING THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE AND MEMORY OF BROOKE WHITTED WHEREAS, Brooke Whitted, a man of exceptional compassion who worked on behalf of children with special needs for more than four decades, first as a probation officer, later as a lawyer and always as a tireless advocate, died July 27, leaving behind family, countless friends, co-workers and a community profoundly enriched for having known him; and WHEREAS, Brooke Whitted was one of the legal community’s greatest ambassadors of good-will and staunch champion of compassionate and forward thinking juvenile policies; and WHEREAS, as a child Brooke Whitted moved from California to Illinois and later graduated from Evanston Township High School in 1964; and WHEREAS, after college, Brooke Whitted became a Field Probation Officer for the Cook County Juvenile Court. The job had a major formative impact on him. It was as a probation officer that Whitted realized the link between delinquency and mental health and found his calling. While a probation officer, Whitted began attending law scapprovePass Action details Not available
14-4984 1 Marilyn Scardino, In MemoriamConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION MARILYN SCARDINO, IN MEMORIAM WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Marilyn Scardino from our midst; and WHEREAS, Marilyn Scardino (nee Sabbia) was the loving mother of Jolene (David) Austin, and Lauren Scardino; and WHEREAS, Marilyn Scardino was the beloved daughter of Frances (nee Tadin) and the late William Sabbia; and WHEREAS, Marilyn Scardino was the proud BaBa (grandmother) of Taylor, Riley and David Austin, and Nicholas Scardino; and WHEREAS, Marilyn Scardino was the dear sister of Dominic Sabbia, and William (Laura) Sabbia; and WHEREAS, Marilyn Scardino was the fond aunt of Dominic and Nicole Sabbia; and WHEREAS, all who knew her will attest that Marilyn Scardino 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, THERFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Commissioners of Cook County that the Board does hereby offer its deepest condolences and most heartfelt sympathy to the family and manyapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5163 1 Francesco BettoniConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION HONORING FRANCESCO BETTONI WHEREAS, Francesco Bettoni is President of Brebemi SpA, one of the largest companies in the country of Italy; and WHEREAS, Brebemi SpA is building a highway to connect the city of Milan to the city of Brescia in central Italy, a project recognized as one of the most important road construction endeavors on the continent of Europe; and WHEREAS, The project is the first motorway infrastructure project in Italy funded entirely by private capital without the need for any public contribution; and WHEREAS, This venture not only provides local communities with a modern, vital and long-awaited transport link but also provides a model for project financing that can be adopted with equal success in construction of other important infrastructure projects both in Italy and Europe; and WHEREAS, When completed, this new motorway will link the cities of Brescia and Milan, spanning a distance of 62.1 km and will also link 35 km of extensions to existing roads. Five provinces, Bergamo, Brescia, Cremona, Lodi, and Milan, contaapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5166 1 HONORING JOE PERILLOConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION HONORING JOE PERILLO WHEREAS, Joe Perillo will receive the Excellence in Business Award from the Italian American Chamber of Commerce on October 4, 2014; and WHEREAS, at the age of 20, Joe Perillo landed a job selling cars in Tacoma, Washington while he was finishing up his three-year service in the army; and WHEREAS, after a short stint at the Chicago Board of Trade, Joe Perillo purchased a Pontiac dealership in 1975 in a fairly obscure area on Diversey, now recognized as Lincoln Park; and WHEREAS, Joe Perillo turned a failed business into a very successful one within a five-year period; and WHEREAS, Joe Perillo opened his BMW store on Halsted in 1981. Since that time, he has moved his BMW store to the Gold Coast and has acquired many luxury lines and is widely recognized as number one in the Mid-West region; and WHEREAS, Perillo BMW is unique because it is still a family-owned and operated business; and WHEREAS, Joe, his wife, Pat, and his son, Joseph, are involved with day-to-day operations, and his daughter, Trish, is the MaapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5169 1 HONORING STEVE LOMBARDOConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION HONORING STEVE LOMBARDO WHEREAS, Steve Lombardo will receive the Excellence in Business Award from the Italian American Chamber of Commerce on October 4, 2014; and WHEREAS, in 1989, Steve Lombardo and his business partner, Hugo Ralli, opened the now legendary Gibson’s Bar & Steakhouse in the Gold Coast; and WHEREAS, the early years of the business were lean, but Steve Lombardo could “feel” the restaurant was going to be successful, and plowed ahead; and WHEREAS, Gibson’s downtown has become a celebrity magnet and now stands as the highest-grossing restaurant of its size in the country; and WHEREAS, Steve Lombardo and partner Ralli have established an empire, including Gibson’s locations in Rosemont and Oak Brook, as well as Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House, Luxbar, and Quartino’s, to name a few; and WHEREAS, Steve Lombardo and Hugo Ralli say they have never had a fight in all these years, and this harmony shows in all of their endeavors. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Cook County Board of Commissioners does hereby congratulapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5171 1 HONORING ANTHONY BELCOREConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION HONORING ANTHONY BELCORE WHEREAS, Anthony Belcore will receive the Italian Legacy Award from the Italian American Chamber of Commerce on October 4, 2014; and WHEREAS, the Italian American Chamber of Commerce applauds Anthony Belcore for his outstanding dedication to maintaining and sharing the Italian legacy, culture, and traditions from generation to generation; and WHEREAS, Anthony Belcore is the president of Belcore Electric, a family-owned and operated company for three generations; and WHEREAS, Belcore Electric has served the Chicagoland area in the electrical industry since 1948; and WHEREAS, some of the recent projects of Belcore Electric include: Northwestern University Searie Hall, Cicero Youth Center, Holy Innocence School, and many Trader Joe’s Grocery stores. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Cook County Board of Commissioners does hereby congratulate Anthony Belcore on receiving this award; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a suitable copy of this resolution be prepared and presented to Anthony Belcore.approvePass Action details Not available
14-5172 1 HONORING JIM DE BLASIOConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION HONORING JIM DE BLASIO WHEREAS, The Italian American Chamber of Commerce will honor Jim De Blasio with its Italian Legacy Award on October 4, 2014; and WHEREAS, Jim De Blasio is the owner of J.D. Graphic, a family-owned and operated business founded in 1963 by James A. De Blasio, Sr.; and WHEREAS, through hard work and dedication J.D. Graphic has grown from a one-man printing brokerage firm to a full-service commercial printing company; and WHEREAS, in 1976, J.D. Graphic moved from Chicago to its current location in Elk Grove Village; and WHEREAS, the company now consists of forty dedicated employees who are trained in all facets of the printing business. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Cook County Board of Commissioners does hereby congratulate Jim De Blasio; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a suitable copy of this resolution be prepared and presented to Jim De Blasio.approvePass Action details Not available
14-5173 1 HONORING JOHN LEOPARDOConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION HONORING JOHN LEOPARDO WHEREAS, The Italian American Chamber of Commerce will honor John Leopardo with its Italian Legacy Award on October 4, 2014; and WHEREAS, John Leopardo is the vice president of Leopardo Construction; and WHEREAS, founded in 1979 by James A. Leopardo, Leopardo Construction is a recognized leader in construction, design-build, and commercial real estate development with the resources to build world-class projects across nearly every major sector; and WHEREAS, Leopardo Construction has grown continuously and today employs more than 300 industry professionals; and WHEREAS, the company has been recognized by its peers, clients, and the media for consistently performing at the very top of the industry and has won nearly every award the industry as to offer; and WHEREAS, Leopardo Construction has completed projects for many of the world’s most recognized consumer brands, such as Apple, Borders, Canon, CVS/pharmacy, Harley-Davidson, Honda, and Radio Flyer, to name a few. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the CoapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5176 1 HONORING LEONARD AMARIConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION HONORING LEONARD AMARI WHEREAS, The Justinian Society of Lawyers will be honoring Leonard Amari with its Hon. Moses W. Harrison Award of Recognition at its Annual Installation Dinner on September 10, 2014; and WHEREAS, Leonard Amari is the founder and co-managing partner of the ad valorem real estate tax assessment reduction firm of Amari & Locallo; and WHEREAS, Leonard Amari is a J.D. recipient, with honors, from the John Marshall Law School, where he now serves as the president of its Board of Trustees; and WHEREAS, Leonard Amari is past president of the 34,000-member Illinois State Bar Association as well as the Justinian Society of Lawyers; and WHEREAS, Leonard Amari served as general counsel for the Office of the Cook County Assessor, Thomas C. Hynes, from 1983-1987; and WHEREAS, Leonard Amari has held leadership positions in a wide variety of professional and civic organizations throughout his distinguished career; and WHEREAS, Leonard Amari is married to the former Donna Strobel and is the father of Katherine, an attorney,approvePass Action details Not available
14-5192 1 JOURNALIST JAMES FOLEYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION COMMEMORATING THE EXCEPTIONAL COURAGE AND LEGACY OF JOURNALIST JAMES FOLEY WHEREAS, James Foley, a man whose inspirational life story of faith, courage and commitment to journalism ended far too soon, when, at age 40 his life was taken at the hands of Islamist extremists. He has left behind a devoted family, countless friends and a community profoundly enriched for having known him; and WHEREAS, James Foley’s exceptional generosity and kindness revealed itself early in life when he indicated to friends and family his strong desire to be an agent for change to make the world a better place. Shortly after he graduated from Marquette University in 1996, he took on the challenge to eliminate educational inequality when he joined Teach for America. Over the years Foley taught in low-income schools in Phoenix, Arizona, Amherst, Massachusetts, and Chicago, Illinois; and WHEREAS, James Foley moved to Evanston, Illinois in his 30s to attend Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism where he pursued his Master's Degree in journalism. While atapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5193 1 ROSAMOND CAMPBELLConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION COMMEMORATING THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE, TALENTS AND LEGACY OF ROSAMOND CAMPBELL WHEREAS, Rosamond Campbell, a woman of exceptional talent who tirelessly promoted the arts, died August 15, leaving behind family, countless friends and a community enriched for having known her; and WHEREAS, Rosamond Campbell spent her early years in New York; a native of Brooklyn, she graduated from Sarah Lawrence University, was a graduate student at Bank Street College of Education and studied piano at the Julliard School; and WHEREAS, Rosamond Campbell came to Illinois in 1952, where she met her husband Richard, a native Chicagoan, at their first teaching jobs in the Village and Farm School of Northbrook. Together they were strong advocates for education and became teachers whom their students treasured and admired. Rosamond took time to raise the couple’s three children and then later returned to teaching at the Winnetka Community Nursery School. Richard was a respected and much venerated teacher for decades at New Trier high school, and Rosamond taught music approvePass Action details Not available
14-5199 1 Mary Jane Fitzpatrick, in MemoriamConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION MARY JANE FITZPATRICK, IN MEMORIAM WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Mary Jane Fitzpatrick from our midst; and WHEREAS, Mary Jane Fitzpatrick (nee Healy) was the beloved wife of the late Edgar J. Fitzpatrick; and WHEREAS, Mary Jane Fitzpatrick was the loving mother of Lynda (Carlo) Guttillo, and Kevin (Marilyn) Fitzpatrick; and WHEREAS, Mary Jane Fitzpatrick was the beloved daughter of the late Joseph and Bernice Healy; and WHEREAS, Mary Jane Fitzpatrick was the fond daughter-in-law of the late George and Margaret Fitzpatrick; and WHEREAS, Mary Jane Fitzpatrick was the cherished grandmother of Cara, Keith, and Kyle Guttillo, the dear sister of Judith Healy, and the late Patricia (the late Donald) Kustok; and WHEREAS, all who knew her will attest that Mary Jane Fitzpatrick 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 tapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5252 1 HONORING MICHAEL V. FAVIAConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION HONORING MICHAEL V. FAVIA WHEREAS, The Justinian Society of Lawyers will be honoring Michael V. Favia with its President’s Award at its Annual Installation Dinner on September 10, 2014; and WHEREAS, Michael V. Favia earned his J.D. from the John Marshall Law School in 1982 and his undergraduate degree from Loyola University Chicago in 1978; and WHEREAS, in 1982, Michael Favia founded the law firm of Michael V. Favia & Associates, a successful general civil practice with an emphasis on health and administrative law; and WHEREAS, Michael V. Favia & Associates represents individuals, small and large corporations, professionals, professional groups and organizations, and has earned a reputation for providing personalized service and high-quality representation; and WHEREAS, Michael Favia’s past experience includes his tenure as the chief of medical and heath-related prosecutions for the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, where he directed the statewide enforcement of the Illinois Medical Practice Act and many other regulatory approvePass Action details Not available
14-5253 1 HONORING MONSIGNOR KENNETH VELOConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION HONORING MONSIGNOR KENNETH VELO WHEREAS, The Justinian Society of Lawyers will be honoring Monsignor Kenneth Velo with its Award of Excellence at its Annual Installation Dinner on September 10, 2014; and WHEREAS, Monsignor Velo was ordained in 1973 and was appointed to St. Angela’s Parish in Chicago; and WHEREAS, in 1980, Monsignor Velo was appointed to the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center, with residence at Queen of All Saints Basilica; and WHEREAS, in the following years, Monsignor Velo served in various administrative positions, including as vice chancellor of the Archdiocese of Chicago and as executive assistant to Joseph Cardinal Bernadin; and WHEREAS, in 1993, Monsignor Velo was named president of the Catholic Church Extension Society, a national organization that raises funds and awareness for mission dioceses in the United States; and WHEREAS, in 1996, Pope John Paul II named Monsignor Velo Prelate of Honor with the title of Monsignor; and WHEREAS, Monsignor Velo began his responsibilities at DePaul University in 2001, where approvePass Action details Not available
14-5255 1 GRAND VICTORY AND LIFE CELEBRATION OF PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODIConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE GRAND VICTORY AND LIFE CELEBRATION OF PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI WHEREAS, Vishwa Gujarati Samaj was founded in 1989 and the Chicago Chapter Vishwa Gujarati Samaj - USA (VGS USA) was established in 2009, and under the leadership of President Naren Patel, will celebrate its 5th Anniversary in September of 2014; and WHEREAS, VGS is a global organization where there are more than 20 countries that are significantly involved; and WHEREAS, VGS USA community and communities across Chicago and America, VGS are welcoming many new neighbors, friends and citizens to preserve and propagate the Growth and Development of Guajarti arts, culture, literature, education, empowering women, children and student scholarships; and WHEREAS, VGS USA have a growing social, cultural and economic ties to the global community, offering great opportunities, while presenting new challenges as we seek to communicate and preserve the Guajarati culture/heritage and language and humanitarian services like relief work and natural calamities in India; and WHEREAS,approvePass Action details Not available
14-5267 1  Consent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF GEORGE A. LEONI WHEREAS, George A. Leoni, of Melrose Park, Illinois passed away on September 3, 2014, after living a long and rich life dedicated to family, service and community; and WHEREAS, Mr. Leoni was born in a small town in Pennsylvania and settled in Melrose Park in 1922, where he lived the rest of his life; and WHEREAS, Mr. Leoni fought valiantly for his country in World War II. In the midst of intense fighting in the Philippines, he carried one of his wounded men to safety and was shot in the shoulder. For his bravery, he was awarded the Purple Heart; and WHEREAS, for over 35 years he owned Leoni’s Restaurant, which he operated with his beloved late wife, Lena and their daughters, Georgia and Donna. For over three decades, Leoni’s was not just known for its delicious food, but as a place where everyone was welcomed and treated as family. Countless people still share stories and memories of Leoni’s and the great times they had there; and WHEREAS, George Leoni served as the Executive Director of the Veteran’s Park DistriapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5268 1 Cameron Fahey, In MemoriamConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Cameron Fahey, In Memoriam WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Cameron Miller Fahey from our midst; and WHEREAS, Cameron Miller Fahey was the beloved son and precious angel of Hallie J. (nee Miller) and Brian J. Fahey; and WHEREAS, Cameron Miller Fahey was the loving grandson of Charles P. and Joan K. Miller of McHenry, IL and Kathleen and the late Edward J. Fahey, Sr.; and WHEREAS, Cameron Miller Fahey was the dear nephew of Danielle (Eugene) Casciaro, Joseph (Wendy) Miller, the late Mary Ellen Hope, Kitty (Jim) Creed, the late Tricia Fahey, Edward J. (Mary Kay) Fahey Jr., Jack (Peggy) Fahey, Ali (Ed) Holzman, Eileen (Clarence) Puchalski, and Sheilagh (Danny) Daly; and WHEREAS, Cameron Miller Fahey was a treasured "Little Brother" to Patrick Creed, and cherished cousin of 17; and WHEREAS, Cameron Miller Fahey known and loved by many dear friends in the St. Barnabas and Brother Rice Communities, and his loss will be mourned by all there who were touched by his graciousness; and WHEREAS, all who knew him will atapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5269 1 ZHOU B ARTS CENTER ANNIVERSARY GALAConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ZHOU B ARTS CENTER ANNIVERSARY GALA WHEREAS, on October 16, 2014, the Zhou B Arts Center in Bridgeport will celebrate its 10th Anniversary as a renowned cultural attraction on Chicago’s South Side; and WHEREAS, brothers DaHuang and ShanZuo Zhou opened the Center in 2004 with the goal of creating an art community that empowers and mentors emerging artists; and WHEREAS, true to their vision, the Zhou Brothers have launched and nurtured the artistic careers of many talented artists from all over the world; and WHEREAS, the Zhou B Arts Center has been home to a prestigious line of artists, exhibitions, galleries, and special events, and has been embraced by the Bridgeport community for inspiring a renewed interest in the arts; and WHEREAS, in recognition of the 10 year milestone, the Zhou Brothers will open a solo exhibit, entitled “Feeling is Liberty,” as part of the Gala celebration; and WHEREAS, over the years and throughout many changes in the past decade since their arrival, the Zhou B Arts Center has proven to be a highly respectedapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5273 1 CHILDHOOD CANCER AWARENESS MONTHConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CHILDHOOD CANCER AWARENESS MONTH WHEREAS, the American Cancer Fund for Children and Kids Cancer Connection report cancer is the leading cause of death by disease among children in the United States. This tragic disease is detected in more than 15,000 of our nation's young people each and every year; and WHEREAS, founded over twenty years ago by Steven Firestein, a member of the philanthropic Max Factor family, the American Cancer Fund for Children, Inc. and sister organization, Kids Cancer Connection, Inc. are dedicated to helping these children and their families; and WHEREAS, the American Cancer Fund for Children and Kids Cancer Connection provide a variety of vital patient psychosocial services to children undergoing cancer treatment at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Comer Children's Hospital at University of Chicago Medical Center, as well as participating hospitals throughout the country, thereby enhancing the quality of life for these children and their families; and WHEREAS, through its uniquely sensitive and comforting Magical CapapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5274 1 Lois Glaser, In MemoriamConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION LOIS GLASER, IN MEMORIAM WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Lois Glaser from our midst; and WHEREAS, Lois Glaser (nee Lozeau) was the beloved wife of the late Thomas Glaser; and WHEREAS, Lois Glaser was the loving mother of Leslie Glaser, Thomas (Dawn), Kevin, John (Carol), Terrance, Ann (Daniel) Chopp, and Margaret (William) Hults; and WHEREAS, Lois Glaser was the devoted grandmother of 26, great-grandmother of 11, and the loving aunt of many nieces and nephews; and WHEREAS, all who knew her will attest that Lois Glaser was a kind and compassionate woman, virtuous of character and gentle in spirit, admired and respected by her many friends and neighbors, and dearly loved by her family. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Commissioners of Cook County that the Board does hereby offer its deepest condolences and most heartfelt sympathy to the family and many friends of Lois Glaser, and joins them in sorrow at this time of loss; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this text be spread upon the official proceediapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5275 1 Rita Peters, In MemoriamConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RITA PETERS, IN MEMORIAM WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Rita M. Peters from our midst; and WHEREAS, Rita M. Peters nee Hyland was the beloved wife of the late Chester Peters; and WHEREAS, Rita M. Peters was the loving mother of Kathleen (P.J.) English, James (late Marlene) Peters, Maureen (late Robert) Soldat and the Honorable Daniel (Gail) Peters; and WHEREAS, Rita M. Peters was the proud grandmother of 11, and the cherished great grandmother of 8; and WHEREAS, Rita M. Peters was the dear sister of the late James, John and Thomas Hyland and Marie Koch; and WHEREAS, all who knew her will attest that Rita M. Peters was a kind and compassionate woman, virtuous of character and gentle in spirit, admired and respected by her many friends and neighbors, and dearly loved by her family. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Commissioners of Cook County that the Board does hereby offer its deepest condolences and most heartfelt sympathy to the family and many friends of Rita M. Peters, and joins them in sorroapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5300 1 13TH ANNIVERSARY OF SEPTEMBER 11THConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION COMMEMORATING THE 13TH ANNIVERSARY OF SEPTEMBER 11TH WHEREAS, at 8:46 a.m., on September 11, 2001, hijacked American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the upper portion of the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City, New York; and WHEREAS, 17 minutes later, at 9:03 a.m., hijacked United Airlines Flight 175 crashed into the South Tower of the World Trade Center; and WHEREAS, at 9:37 a.m., the west wall of the Pentagon was hit by hijacked American Airlines Flight 77, the impact of which caused immediate and catastrophic damage to the headquarters of the Department of Defense; and WHEREAS, at approximately 10:00 a.m., the passengers and crew of hijacked United Airlines Flight 93 acted heroically to retake control of the airplane and thwart the taking of additional American lives by crashing the airliner in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and, in doing so, gave their lives to save countless others; and WHEREAS, nearly 3,000 innocent civilians were killed in the heinous attacks of September 11, 2001; and WHEREAS, tens of thousands of inapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5301 1 Thomas LeahyConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION COMMEMORATING THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE AND LEGACY OF THOMAS LEAHY WHEREAS, Thomas Leahy, a stellar trial lawyer and effective leader for equality in the legal community who had a tremendous and long-lasting impact on the legal community died August 23, leaving behind, family, colleagues and a community enriched for having known him; and WHEREAS, Thomas Leahy was born and grew up in Highland Park, Illinois. He graduated from Highland Park High School and later attended the University of Notre Dame and Loyola University School of Law, Chicago; and WHEREAS, while in law school, Thomas Leahy worked for the personal injury defense firm of Clausen, Miller, Gorman, Caffrey & Witous and the plaintiff personal injury firm of Philip H. Corboy & Associates. He became an associate attorney at the Corboy firm after graduation and remained there until he left to start his own firm in 1980, The Law Office of Tom Leahy. In 2002 he joined with Peter Hoste to form his Chicago law firm, Leahy & Hoste; and WHEREAS, Thomas Leahy dedicated himself to improving the legal approvePass Action details Not available
14-5302 1 ADRIENNE “A.D.” SMITHConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE AND MEMORY OF ADRIENNE “A.D.” SMITH WHEREAS, on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, God in His own way and in His infinite wisdom called to His eternal reward Adrienne “A.D.” Smith; and WHEREAS, Adrienne, the youngest of two children was born on March 20, 1948 to the union of Marjorie and James Turner; and WHEREAS, on February 26, 1967, Adrienne and Paul Smith married and of that union two daughters, Gia and Dianne Smith were born; and WHEREAS, upon moving to the Brainerd Park Community in the 4th District of Cook County, Adrienne accepted Christ and on September 4, 1988, she joined Trinity United Church of Christ and became an active member in the Church and in her community; and WHEREAS, Adrienne loved to work and had a successful and distinguishing career in government. Her positive impact in the 4th District of Cook County will always be remembered, as she worked for the U.S. Federal Census Bureau, the former 21st Ward Alderman of the City of Chicago, Jesse Evans, and most recently as the Community Liaison for current 21st Ward AldeapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5314 1 Hispanic Heritage MonthConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CELEBRATING NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH WHEREAS, National Hispanic Heritage Month is a celebration of Hispanic pride and culture, recognizing the achievements of Hispanic individuals who through their hard work and sacrifice have distinguished themselves throughout their careers and public service; and WHEREAS, National Hispanic Heritage Month, created by Public Law 90-498, approved September 17, 1968 by the 90th Congress and later amended in 1988 by the 100th Congress, authorizes the designation of National Hispanic Heritage Month as the 31-day period beginning September 15 and ending on October 15; and WHEREAS, September 15th was chosen as the starting point for the celebration because it is the anniversary of independence of five Latin American countries; Cost Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. Mexico and Chile celebrate their independence days on September 16 and September 18th respectively; and WHEREAS, the Hispanic American population has grown by 1.2 percent in Cook County, making it the fourth-highest county in thapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5330 1 8TH ANNUAL MUSIC AND FILM FORUMConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION COMMENDING GLOBAL MIXX ON THE SUCCESS OF THE 8TH ANNUAL MUSIC AND FILM FORUM WHEREAS, Global Mixx is a Music and Film Forum created in 2005 by Mary Datcher, Founder and Executive Director to familiarize aspirant artists with the entertainment business, available resources within the music, creative media and marketing community. Global Mixx partners with organizations, community leaders and industry professionals to provide young hopefuls an opportunity to showcase and discuss their talents and ambitions while learning about the industry; and WHEREAS, In August of this year Global Mixx partnered with ParentPowerChicago®, a nonprofit dedicated to helping parents help their children improve their learning skills. This partnership allowed children and young adults to explore their cultural interest by presenting the 2014 entertainment conference “Generation Next” August 15th through August 17th bringing understanding to the importance of music and entertainment revealing the benefit of training programs, entertainment studies, public awareness campaigns andapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5285 1 LIFE AND MEMORY OF JOHN “JACK” FITZPATRICKConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE AND MEMORY OF JOHN “JACK” FITZPATRICK WHEREAS, Mr. John “Jack” Fitzpatrick was called home by Almighty God in His infinite wisdom on June 11, 2014 while surrounded by loved ones in Oak Brook, Illinois; and WHEREAS, Jack was born in Chicago on August 3rd, 1939 to Charlie and Isabel and later lived in Potomac, Maryland, Northbrook, Chicago, Glen Ellyn and Oak Brook, Illinois; and WHEREAS, as a man of deep faith, Jack made his life’s work a ministry of service and hope by founding Employment & Employer Services (E&ES) in 1982, an organization dedicated to the principle of quality employment as the foundation of human dignity, economic stability and community self-sufficiency; and WHEREAS, over the span of 32 years under Jack’s leadership, E&ES connected thousands of job seekers throughout Cook county with quality employment and training opportunities that greatly benefited families, communities, and the regional economy; and WHEREAS, E&ES helped public housing residents receive vocational training and find employment, and served as aapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5290 1 Honor Flight Chicago ResolutionConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING HONOR FLIGHT CHICAGO WHEREAS, Honor Flight Chicago was founded in 2008 to recognize World War II veterans from the Chicagoland area by flying them to Washington, D.C. for an all-expense-paid day of honor, remembrance, and celebration. Most importantly, this day of honor includes a visit to the World War II memorial in the Nation’s capital; and WHEREAS, the first flight took place on June 11, 2008 and included only 105 seats on a commerical flight, which was less than the full capacity of the plane; and WHEREAS, from that first flight in 2008, Honor Flight Chicago’s operations have quickly expanded, with over 5,000 veterans flown to date and eight flights taking place from Midway Aiport annualy; and WHEREAS, despite all these efforts, there are still an estimated 20,000 World War II veterans in the Chicagoland area who have not yet experienced their day of honor; and WHEREAS, many World War II veterans have, due to age and other factors, not physically been able to travel to Washington, D.C. since the memorial built in their honor openapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5318 1 Resolution honoring Milton Garza and Homero GutierrezConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING MILTON GARZA AND HOMERO GUTIÉRREZ FOR THEIR COURAGEOUS ACTIONS THAT LED TO THE ARREST OF AN ATTEMPTED SEXUAL ASSAULT PREDATOR WHEREAS, the McKinley Park and Brighton Park neighborhoods experienced several attempted sexual assaults in the area during Summer 2014; and WHEREAS, on July 31, 2014, a woman, who was leaving the 35th and Archer Orange Line stop in the McKinley Park neighborhood, was knocked down to the ground by an alleged predator; and WHEREAS, a sexual assault crime was prevented by two concerned citizens who chased off the attacker; and Whereas, a week later, on the morning of August 8, 2014, Milton Garza, 17, and Homero Gutiérrez, 21, lifelong residents of Brighton Park, heard the yells of Milton Garza’s sister, Zulma Garza, outside of Burroughs Elementary School and rushed to her aid; and Whereas, the suspect, who had been following Zulma Garza and is also believed to have attempted the assault on July 31st, quickly fled and was pursued by Milton Garza and Homero Gutiérrez, who promptly alerted the Chicago Police DepartmentapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5315 1 Jackie Robinson West Little LeagueConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE JACKIE ROBINSON WEST U.S. NATIONAL CHAMPION LITTLE LEAGUE TEAM WHEREAS, the Jackie Robinson West Little League team was founded by Joseph Haley in 1971; and WHEREAS, the mission of Jackie Robinson West is to bring children into a structured program environment intensely supported by adult volunteers where the values of leadership, team work and self-discipline are strongly emphasized; and WHEREAS, with courage and grace, 13 young ballplayers, have attracted the attention of the Nation, inspiring the children of Cook County to use sports as a viable option to make positive impact on their communities; and WHEREAS, Jackie Robinson West became the first African American team from Chicago to reach the Little League World Series in three decades; and WHEREAS, the last Chicago team to qualify for the World Series was West in 1983; and WHEREAS, using a combination of power hitting, aggressive base running, dominant pitching and strong defense, Jackie Robinson West would defeat teams from Lynwood, Washington; Cumberland, Rhode Island; PapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5206 1 Henry Oszakiewski Zoning Board AppealsReappointmentPROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Henry Oszakiewski Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Zoning Board of Appeals Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 9/10/2019approvePass Action details Video Video
14-5207 1 Eric Davis Cook County Zoning Board of AppealsAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Eric Davis Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Zoning Board of Appeals Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: October 8, 2019referPass Action details Video Video
14-5208 1 Monica Schwarm Cook County Emergency Telephone System BoardAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Monica Schwarm Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Emergency Telephone System Board Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 10/8/2017referPass Action details Video Video
14-5209 1 Susie Park Cook County Emergency Telephone System BoardAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Susie Park Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Emergency Telephone System Board Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 5/1/2015. Ms. Park will fill the vacancy of Theresa Larkin.referPass Action details Video Video
14-5210 1 Larry Paarlberg Lincoln-Lansing Drainage DistrictAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Larry Paarlberg Position: Trustee Department/Board/Commission: Lincoln-Lansing Drainage District Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 10/8/2017referPass Action details Video Video
14-5211 1 Carmen Dutack Glenbrook Sanitary DistrictReappointmentPROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Carmen Dutack Position: Trustee Department/Board/Commission: Glenbrook Sanitary District Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 9/10/2017 Summary: N/AapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-5212 1 Carol Ranieri Crawford Countryside Sanitary DistrictAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Carol Ranieri Position: Trustee Department/Board/Commission: Crawford Countryside Sanitary District Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 10/8/2017referPass Action details Video Video
14-5213 1 Sheila Schultz Cook County Commission on Human RightsReappointmentPROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Sheila Schultz Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Commission on Human Rights Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: September 10, 2017 Summary: N/AapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-5214 1 Edna Carter Housing Authority of Cook County Board of CommissionersReappointmentPROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Edna Carter Position: Commissioner Department/Board/Commission: Housing Authority of Cook County Board of Commissioners Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 9/10/2019, or until a successor is appointed and qualified Summary: N/AapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-4253 1 Violence Prevention, Intervention, & Reduction ServicesContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Cook County Justice Advisory Council Vendor: (1) Umoja Student Development Corporation, Chicago, Illinois (2) Children’s Home + Aid Society of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois (3) Youth Services Project, Chicago, Illinois (4) Youth Network Council, d/b/a Illinois Collaboration on Youth (ICOY), Chicago, Illinois (5) The Miracle Center, Inc., Chicago, Illinois (6) Metropolitan Family Services, Chicago, Illinois (7) Alternative Schools Network, Chicago, Illinois (8) Boys and Girls Club of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Violence Prevention, Intervention, & Reduction Services Contract Value: $100,000.00 Per Vendor Contract period: 10/1/2014-9/30/2015 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $800,000 Accounts: 499-298 Contract Number(s): (1) Umoja Student Development Corporation, Chicago, Illinois, Contract# 1453-13604A, $100,000.00 (1 year) (2) Children’s Home + Aid Society of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, CoapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-4254 1 Violence Prevention, Intervention, & Reduction ServicesContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Cook County Justice Advisory Council Vendor: (1) Inspiration Corporation, Chicago, Illinois (2) South Shore Drill Team, Chicago, Illinois (3) Guide Right Organization, Chicago, Illinois (4) Respond Now, Chicago Heights, Illinois (5) Woodlawn East Community and Neighbors, Inc., Chicago, Illinois (6) Chicago Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Inc., Chicago, Illinois (7) New Life Centers of Chicagoland, Chicago, Illinois (8) Alianza Leadership Institute, d/b/a Alliance of the Southeast, Chicago, Illinois (9) St. Joseph Services, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Violence Prevention, Intervention, & Reduction Services Contract Value: $10,000.00 Per Vendor Contract period: 10/1/2014 - 9/30/2015 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $89,994.00 Accounts: 499-298 Contract Number(s): (1) Inspiration Corporation, Contract#1453-13606A, $9,994.00 (1 year) (2) South Shore Drill Team, Contract #1453-13606B, approvePass Action details Not available
14-4255 1 Violence Prevention, Intervention, & Reduction ServicesContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Cook County Justice Advisory Council Vendor: 1) North Lawndale College Preparatory Charter High School, Chicago, Illinois (2) Kuumba Lynx, Chicago, Illinois (3) Storycatchers Theatre, Chicago, Illinois (4) Lawndale Christian Legal Center, Chicago, Illinois (5) Latinos Progresando., Chicago, Illinois (6) Demoiselle 2 Femme, Inc., Chicago, Illinois (7) Center for Advancing Domestic Peace, Chicago, Illinois (8) Austin Childcare Providers Network, Chicago, Illinois (9) International Association for Human Values, Washington, DC (10) St. Agatha Catholic Church, Chicago Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Violence Prevention, Intervention, & Reduction Services Contract Value: $40,000.00 per vendor Contract period: 10/1/14-9/30/15 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014, $400,000.00 Accounts: 499-298 Contract Number(s): (1) North Lawndale College Preparatory Charter High School, Contract #1453-13605A , $40,000.00 (1 year) approvePass Action details Not available
14-5134 1 Analysis of youth from Chicago committed to IDJJGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Cook County Justice Advisory Council Grantee: Cook County Justice Advisory Council Grantor: Illinois Department of Human Services Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: The purpose of the grant is to fund an exploratory analysis of youth from Chicago committed to IDJJ by the Cook County Juvenile Court. Grant Amount: $24,500.00 Grant Period: 9/15/2014 - 6/30/2015 Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The JAC proposes to conduct an in-depth analysis of youth from Chicago committed to DJJ by the Cook County Juvenile Court. The analysis will merge data sets from DJJ, the Department of Children and Family Services, and the Chicago Police Department. Combined these data sets will give a more complete picture of youths’ progression through the system, recidivism, history of separation from family and initial insight into dispositional data. This initial data approvePass Action details Not available
14-5202 1 CrossRail Chicago ResolutionResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A resolution supporting CrossRail Chicago WHEREAS, Cook County is the financial, business and culture capital of the Midwest, bringing in millions of tourists and visitors every year; and WHEREAS, Cook County is in the midst of preparing its first Long Range Transportation Plan in more than 70 years - a multimodal blueprint that will highlight the critical importance of improved and expanded public transportation services to maintaining Cook County’s economic vitality and accommodating increases in population, businesses and jobs; and WHEREAS, improved and expanded passenger train service is essential to maintain Cook County’s economic vitality and allow for increased growth and prosperity; and WHEREAS, a new initiative for first-class passenger rail service called CrossRail Chicago has emerged which would, for the first time, connect Metra route lines together, knitting together the Chicagoland region; and WHEREAS, Metra and Amtrak services bring in millions of people to Cook County and serve hundreds of thousands of Cook County residents, butapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-5149 1 Transfer of FundsTransfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Commissioner Timothy O. Schneider Request: Approval Reason: Additional funding needed for technical services account From Account(s): 095-110, $25,000.00 To Account(s): 095-289, $25,000.00 Total Amount of Transfer: $25,000.00 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? 7/21/2014; $13,750.00 How was the account used for the source of transferred funds identified? List any other accounts that were also considered (but not used) as the source of the transferred funds. No other accounts considered Identify any projects, purchases, programs, contracts, or other obligations that will be deferred, delayed, or canceled as a result of the reduction in available spending authority that will result in the account that funds are transferred from. None If the answer to the above question is “none” approvePass Action details Video Video
14-5049 1 Legislation & Intergovernmental RelationsCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Legislation & Intergovernmental Relations Committee Date: 9/8/2014approvePass Action details Video Video
14-5050 1 Contract ComplianceCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Contract Compliance Committee Date: 9/8/2014approvePass Action details Video Video
14-5051 1 Finance Subcommittee on LaborCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Labor Committee Date: 9/8/2014approvePass Action details Video Video
14-5052 1 Finance Subcommittee on Worker’s CompensationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Worker’s Compensation Committee Date: 9/8/2014approvePass Action details Video Video
14-5053 1 Finance Subcommittee on LitigationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Committee Date: 9/8/2014approvePass Action details Video Video
14-5054 1 Finance Subcommittee on Real Estate & Business & Economic DevelopmentCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Real Estate & Business & Economic Development Committee Date: 9/8/2014 9/10/2014adopt as amendedPass Action details Video Video
14-5059 1 Rules & AdministrationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Rules & Administration Committee Date: 9/10/2014approvePass Action details Video Video
14-5060 1 FinanceCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Committee Date: 9/10/2014approvePass Action details Video Video
14-5061 1 Zoning & BuildingCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Zoning & Building Committee Date: 9/10/2014approvePass Action details Video Video
14-5062 1 Roads & BridgesCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Roads & Bridges Committee Date: 9/10/2014approvePass Action details Video Video
14-5048 1 Highway Construction Contract MonitoringReportREPORT Department: Office of the County Auditor Request: Refer to Audit Committee Report Title: Highway Construction Contract Monitoring Report Period: August 2014 Summary: The purpose of the audit was to assess the procedures for monitoring compliance with the terms of the Highway Department’s construction contracts.referPass Action details Video Video
14-5063 1 Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Management Grant InventoryReportREPORT Department: Office of the County Auditor Request: Refer to Audit Committee Report Title: Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Management Grant Inventory Report Period: For the period ended 11/30/2013 Summary: The audit was performed to assess the internal controls of the DHSEM inventory function in regards to the Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) grant inventory.referPass Action details Not available
14-5064 1 Cash Reconciliation ProjectReportREPORT Department: Office of the County Auditor Request: Refer to Audit Committee Report Title: Cash Reconciliation Project Report Period: For the period ended 11/30/2013 Summary: The audit was performed to evaluate the internal controls over the bank reconciliation process in twenty five (25) departments.referPass Action details Not available
14-5069 1 Fleet Fringe BenefitsReportREPORT Department: Office of the County Auditor Request: Refer to Audit Committee Report Title: Fleet Fringe Benefits Report Period: August 2014 Summary: The purpose of the audit was to determine that take home vehicles policies and procedures in regards to fringe benefits exist, are compiled with and establish proper controls.referPass Action details Not available
14-4755 1 Transfer of FundsTransfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Department of Budget and Management Services Request: To allow for a transfer of funds within fixed charges Dept. 490 within our operating budget. Reason: DBMS is looking to transfer appropriations from Electricity, Postage, and Professional Services to Natural Gas Account, due to the harsh and extremely cold winter. From Account(s): 499-410 / $465,000.00, 499-225 / $100,000.00, 499-260 225 / $25,000.00 To Account(s): 499-422 / $590,000.00 Total Amount of Transfer: $590,000.00 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 7/15/2014, it became apparent that account 422 / Natural Gas, with a balance of $7,715.00 would need additional funds to complete the rest of FY2014. On 6/16/2014, the balance in the account was $217,316.00. How was the account used for the source of transferred funds identified? List anapprove as amendedPass Action details Video Video
14-4997 1 Bills and Claims Report period 07/03/2014-08/20/2014ReportREPORT Department: Comptroller’s Office Request: Receive and File Report Title: Bills and Claims Report Report Period: 7/3/2014 - 8/20/2014 Summary: 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 seperately 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
14-4034 1 CorVel - WC Administrative Services ContractContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Risk Management Vendor: CorVel Corporation, Irvine, California Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Workers’ Compensation Administration Services Contract Value: $6,000,000.00 Contract period: 10/1/2014 - 9/30/2017, with two (2) one (1) year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014, $666,666.67; FY 2015, $2,000,000.00; FY 2016, $2,000,000.00; FY 2017, $1,333,333.33 Accounts: 542-845 Contract Number(s): 1313-13179 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: A Request for Proposals (RFP) for Workers’ Compensation Administrative Services was released in February 2014 in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. Corvel Corporation was selected based on established evaluation criteria. Both Risk Management and the Office of the State’s Attorney participated in the procurement process in order to provide a comprehensivapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-4741 1 Sedgwick 1 Year Contract Extension - 11/01/2014 - 10/31/2015Contract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Risk Management Vendor: Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to renew and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Professional administrative services related to unemployment insurance claims Original Contract Period: 11/1/2010 - 10/31/2013, with two (2) one (1) year renewal options Proposed Contract Period Extension: 11/1/2014 through 10/31/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $575,000.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 12/1/2010, $325,000.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): 3/20/2013, $250,000.00 Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): 11/22/2013 This Increase Requested: $75,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $75,000.00 Accounts: 490-260 Contract Number(s): 11-41-04 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: The Department of Risk ManapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-4742 1 CCMSI 1 Year Contract Extension - 11/01/2014 - 10/31/2015Contract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Risk Management Vendor: Cannon Cochran Management Services Incorporated, Chicago, Illnois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to renew and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Professional automobile and general liability claims administration services Original Contract Period: 11/1/2010 - 10/31/2013, with two (2) one (1) year renewal options Proposed Contract Period Extension: 11/1/2014 - 10/31/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $701,000.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 12/1/2010, $501,000.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): 11/13/2013, increase and extension, $200,000.00; 11/1/2013 - 10/31/2014 Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $200,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $200,000.00 Accounts: 490-260 Contract Number(s): 11-41-05 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer approvePass Action details Video Video
14-5102 1 Reliance Insurance Company Claims Transfer RequestMiscellaneous Item of BusinessPROPOSED MISCELLANEOUS ITEM OF BUSINESS Department: Department of Risk Management Summary: If approved, this item will authorize the County Comptroller and Director of Risk Management to assign and transfer the County’s claims against Reliance Insurance Company in Liquidation to Insurance Liquidations Investors, LLC for the amount of $976,834.07.approvePass Action details Video Video
14-5164 1 FY2015 BudgetHealth and Hospitals System Preliminary BudgetPROPOSED COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM PRELIMINARY BUDGET Department: Cook County Health and Hospitals System Summary: The Board of Directors of the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (“Health System Board”) respectfully requests approval of the FY2015 Preliminary Budget of the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (“CCHHS”) pursuant to the Cook County Ordinance Establishing the Cook County Health and Hospitals System, Section 38-83, Preliminary CCHHS Budget and Annual Appropriation Ordinance. The System Board received its Proposed FY2015 Preliminary Budget at the CCHHS Board Finance Committee Meeting held on 8/15/2014. The Health System Board held public hearings on its Proposed FY2015 Preliminary Budget 8/25 and 26, 2014. Additional public comment on the Proposed FY15 Preliminary Budget was taken at the 8/29/2014 CCHHS Board Meeting. Following these public hearings, the Health System Board considered and approved the FY2015 Preliminary Budget at the meeting of the Health System Board on Friday, 8/29/2014. The CCHHS FY2015 Preliminary Budget will appapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-5087 1 Vehicle Fuel Use PolicyReportREPORT Department: Bureau of Administration Request: Receive and File Report Title: Vehicle Fuel Use Policy Report Period: N/A Summary: The purpose of the Cook County Fuel Use Policy is to provide uniform structure and procedures for the utilization of fuel cards.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
14-4732 1 U.S. EPA Brownfields GrantGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Environmental Control Grantee: Department of Environmental Control Grantor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: This project provides funding for Cook County, Illinois Coalition to inventory, characterize, assess, conduct cleanup planning, and community involvement related activities for brownfields sites in Cook County, Illinois area. This agreement is a community-wide Brownfields Coalition Assessment Cooperative Agreement for hazardous substances and petroleum sites. Grant Amount: $600,000.00 Grant Period: 10/1/2014 - 9/30/2017 Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: Cook County, in along with seven municipal partners (Bellwood, Forest Park, Franklin Park, Melrose Park, Maywood, Northlake, and Schiller Park) will assist in the environmental assessment and eventual redevelopment of potentially contaminated propertiesapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-3643 1 7-23-2014 EMIM ren of ContractContract Amendment (Highway)PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department(s): Transportation and Highways Vendor: Meade Inc. in the Village of McCook, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to renew and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Electrical and Mechanical Item Maintenance Location: Various Locations in Cook County County Board District(s): 1, 4, 5, 6, 9, 11 and 13-17 Original Contract Period: 1/1/2014 - 12/31/2014 Section: 14-8EMIM-42-GM Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/1/2015 - 12/31/2015 Section: 15-8EMIM-43-GM Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $2,616,855.72 Original Board Approval: 11/13/2013, $2,616,855.72 with one (1), one (1) year renewal option Previous Board Increase(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $2,616,855.72 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $: $2,616,855.72 FY 2015 $: $2,616,855.72 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: (600-585 Account) Contract Number(s): 1328-12938 IDOT Contract NapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-4087 1 Knight E/AContract (Highway)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department(s): Transportation and Highways Vendor: Knight E/A, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute contract. Good(s) or Service(s): Professional Engineering and Design Services Location: Touhy Avenue, (IL 72) Elmhurst Road to Mount Prospect Road in the Cities of Chicago, DesPlaines, the Village of Elk Grove, and Unincorporated Elk Grove Township County Board District: 15 and 17 Section: 14-13018-01-EG Contract Value: $4,448,770.11 Contract period: 10/1/2014 - 9/30/2019 Centerline Mileage: 1.25 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $4,448,770.11 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-585 Account) Contract Number(s): 1455-13465 IDOT Contract Number(s): N/A Federal Project Number(s): N/A Federal Job Number(s): N/A Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: Request for Qualifications procedures were fapprovePass Action details Not available
14-4298 1 Reb Agree 14-B6530-03-BR FlossmoreAgreement for Reimbursement (Highway)PROPOSED AGREEMENT FOR REIMBURSEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Village of Flossmoor, Illinois Request: Approval Goods or Services: Rehabilitation of a viaduct. Location: Flossmoor Road at the CN/Metra Railroad in the Village of Flossmoor County Board District: 5 Section: 14-B6530-03-BR Centerline Mileage: N/A Agreement Period: N/A Agreement Number(s): N/A Fiscal Impact: $83,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-585 Account) Summary: The Reimbursement Agreement with the Village of Flossmoor wherein the Village will be the lead agency for rehabilitation of a viaduct along Flossmoor Road at the CN/Metra Railroad. The County will reimburse the Village for its share of the improvement costs, estimated total County share $83,000.00, under Cook County Section: 14-B6530-03-BR. The agreement has been examined and approved by this Department and the State’s Attorney’s Office.approvePass Action details Not available
14-4441 1 IGA UIC 12-6HISP-36-ESIntergovernmental Agreement (Highway)PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois Request: Approval Goods or Services: Student Internship assistance to the County for investigations and research related to various County Highway projects. The investigations shall include crash analysis studies, traffic count studies, traffic and drainage studies, studies requiring the compilation and analysis of historical information in Department files related to the creation of the County highway system, and other tasks as determined by the Department. Location: Various Locations within Cook County Section: 12-6HISP-36-ES Centerline Mileage: N/A County Board District: Countywide Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: 10/1/2014 through 9/30/2015 Fiscal Impact: $15,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-585 Account) Summary: Intergovernmental Agreement between the County of Cook and the University of Illinois at Chicago through its Urban Transportation CapprovePass Action details Not available
14-4487 1 9-10-2014 IGA Center Street 02-W5208-02-RPIntergovernmental Agreement (Highway)PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): City of Harvey, Illinois Request: Approval Goods or Services: Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Harvey wherein the County will construct certain improvements along Center Street from 171st Street to 159th Street, including relocation of water main and installation of new traffic signal system, with reimbursement from federal sources secured by the City. Location: Center Street, 171st Street to 159th Street in the Village of Harvey. Section: 02-W5208-02-RP Centerline Mileage: 1.51 County Board District: 5 Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: N/A Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact: $1,013,000.00 ($650,000.00 to be reimbursed from FHWA) Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-585 Account) Summary: This Agreement follows a Local Agency Federal Agreement previously approved by your Honorable Body on 7/23/2014 for funding the improvement and is needed to provide a safe, comfortable and sustainable highway. approvePass Action details Not available
14-4570 1 9-23-14 Compl 108th Ave 11-W7507-04-FPCompletion of Construction Approval Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED COMPLETION OF CONSTRUCTION APPROVAL RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Gallagher Asphalt Corporation, Thornton, Illinois Action: Approval Good(s) or Service(s): Milling of the asphalt surface on 108th Avenue from 179th Street to 167th Place, cold in-place recycling of the pozzolanic base, base repair with patches, resurfacing with binder and surface course, drainage additions and adjustments, topsoil and sodding, pavement marking, detour routing, traffic protection and other related road work required to complete the improvement. Location of Project: 108th Avenue, 179th Street to 163rd Place in the Village of Orland Park Section: Section: 11-W7507-04-FP County Board District: 17 Contract Number: 12-28-059 Federal Project Number: N/A Federal Job Number: N/A Final Cost: $2,149,736.42 Percent Above or Below Construction Contract Bid Amount: 9.08% below the construction contract bid. Summary: On 5/1/2012 the contract was awarded for the amount $2,364,393.33 andapprovePass Action details Not available
14-4571 1 9-10-14 Const Report ending JuneReportREPORT Department: Transportation and Highways Request: Receive and File. Report Title: Bureau of Construction Progress Report Report Period: 6/30/2014 Summary: Submitted is a copy of the Construction Bureau Report ending 6/30/2014.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
14-4572 1 9-10-14 Const Report ending JulyReportREPORT Department: Transportation and Highways Request: Receive and File. Report Title: Bureau of Construction Progress Report. Report Period: 7/31/2014 Summary: Submitted is a copy of the Construction Bureau Progress Report ending 7/31/2014.receive and filePass Action details Not available
14-4617 1 9-10-2014 C and P Arlington Hts RoadChange in Plans and Extra Work (Highway)PROPOSED CHANGE IN PLANS AND EXTRA WORK (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Greco Contractors Inc. in the City of Des Plaines, Illinois Action: Refer to the Committee of Roads and Bridges Section: 09-V6946-03-RP Contract Number(s): 1430-13775 IDOT Contract Number(s): N/A Federal Project Number(s): N/A Federal Job Number(s): N/A Location: Arlington Heights Road, University Drive to Lake Cook Road in the Villages of Arlington Heights and Buffalo Grove Board District: 14 Good(s) or Service(s): New items were added to remove sod, install soil, seed & blanket and install 3” honey locust. Fiscal Impact: $24,495.00 increase Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-600 Account) Summary: On 12/14/2010, your honorable Body awarded a contract to Greco Contractors Inc., Illinois for the aforesaid improvement to be completed in accordance with the plans and specifications. New items were added to remove sod, install soil, seed & blanket and install 3” honey locust. It is therefore respectfreferPass Action details Not available
14-4720 1 9-10-2014 Record 4720 Roberts Road ImpImprovement 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: Drainage improvements, pavement rehabilitation, traffic signal modernization, pavement markings, engineering and other necessary highway appurtenances. Location: Roberts Road 86th Street to 79th Street in the Villages of Bridgeview and Justice Section: : 14-W3219-01-DR County Board District(s): 6 Centerline Mileage: N/A Fiscal Impact: $3,700,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-585 Account) Summary: This improvement, as proposed, will consist of drainage improvements and pavement rehabilitation within the Right-Of-Way and shall include upsizing of the existing storm drain system, installation of new catch basins, grinding and patching of existing concrete pavement, overlaying with hot mix asphalt surface, traffic signal modernization at 79th Street, sidewalk removal and replacement, traffic control approvePass Action details Not available
14-4721 1 Church StreetSupplemental Improvement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED SUPPLEMENTAL IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Supplemental Improvement Request: Refer to the Committee of Roads and Bridges. Project: Milling and resurfacing of the existing pavement, etc., account closure. Location: Church Street, Linder Avenue to Gross Point Road in the Village of Skokie Section: 03-A8427-03-RS County Board District: 13 Centerline Mileage: 0.77 Fiscal Impact: $20,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: (600 -585 Account) Board Approved Date and Amount: 2/20/2013, $450,000.00 Increased Amount: $20,000.00 Total Adjusted Amount: $470,000.00 Summary: On 2/20/2003 the Cook County Board of Commissioners approved an Improvement Resolution appropriating $450,000.00 for this improvement. This supplemental is required for engineering and additional work not anticipated in the original contract and is necessary for accounting closure.referPass Action details Not available
14-5029 1 10-10-2014 Grant Lincoln HighwayGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Transportation and Highways Grantee: Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways Grantor: Illinois Department of Transportation’s Division of Public and Intermodal Transportation Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: To support the Lincoln Highway Logistics Corridor Strategic Plan Section: 14-6FRGT-02 -ES Grant Amount: $250,000.00 Grant Period: N/A Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: Lincoln Highway Logistics Corridor Strategic Plan Study in the City of Chicago Heights, Village of Ford Heights and the Sauk Village in County Board Districts: #5 Grant funded amount $250,000.00 (no local match required). The Department of Transportation and Highways applied for and has been approved for an award of $250,000.00 in federal and state funds from the Illinois Department of Transportation’s (IDOT) Division of Public and Intermodal Transportation to uapprovePass Action details Not available
14-4426 1 Deer Grove Sub Division Headquarters, 1657 Quentin Rd., Palatine, ILReduced 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: 14 Township: Palatine Property: Deer Grove Sub Division Headquarters, 1657 Quentin Rd., Palatine, Illinois Permit Number: 140110 Description: ADA Life Safety Restroom Renovation Original Permit Fee: $2,822.98 Percent Waived: 5 Amount Waived and Fiscal Impact: $141.15approvePass Action details Video Video
14-4427 1 Crabtree Nature Center, 3 Stover Rd., Barrington, IllinoisReduced 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: 14 Township: Barrington Property: Crabtree Nature Center, 3 Stover Rd., Barrington, Illinois Permit Number: 140111 Description: ADA Life Safety Storage Building Original Permit Fee: $2,519.29 Percent Waived: 5 Amount Waived and Fiscal Impact: $125.96approvePass Action details Not available
14-4429 1 Oak Forest Heritage Preserve, 4001 George Brennan Hwy., Markham, IllinoisReduced 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: 5 Township: Bremen Property: Oak Forest Heritage Preserve, 4001 George Brennan Hwy., Markham, Illinois Permit Number: 140235 Description: New Parking Lot Original Permit Fee: $3,433.50 Percent Waived: 5 Amount Waived and Fiscal Impact: $171.67approvePass Action details Not available
14-4439 1 Eggers Grove, East 112th St. and Avenue East, Chicago, IllinoisReduced 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: 4 Township: Calumet Property: Eggers Grove, East 112th St. and Avenue East, Chicago, Illinois Permit Number: 131828 Description: Air Condition Unit for Server Room Original Permit Fee: $644.03 Percent Waived: 10 Amount Waived and Fiscal Impact: $64.40approvePass Action details Not available
14-4440 1 Tinley Creek Maintenance Division Headquarters, 13801 S. Harlem Ave., Tinley Park, ILReduced 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: 6 Township: Bremen Property: Tinley Creek Maintenance Division Headquarters, 13801 S. Harlem Ave., Tinley Park, IL Permit Number: 132145 Description: ADA Life Safety Restroom Renovation Original Permit Fee: $8,902.58 Percent Waived: 10 Amount Waived and Fiscal Impact: $890.26approvePass Action details Not available
14-4442 1 Chicago Zoological Society - Brookfield Zoo 3300 S. Golf Road, Brookfield, ILReduced 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: 140324 Description: Wild Encounters Project Site Preparation Original Permit Fee: $11,604.60 Percent Waived: 5 Amount Waived and Fiscal Impact: $580.23approvePass Action details Not available
14-4992 1 Chicago Zoological Society - Brookfield Zoo 3300 S. Golf Road, Brookfield, ILReduced 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: N/A Description: Twenty One Annual Inspections Original Permit Fee: $5,292.00 Percent Waived: 5 Amount Waived and Fiscal Impact: $264.60approvePass Action details Not available
14-5159 1 Village of Worth IGAIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Village of Worth Request: Authorization to enter into and execute an Intergovernmental Agreement with respect to the Cook County Vacant Building Ordinance between Cook County and the Village of Worth Goods or Services: Inspection Services Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: Two (2) years from the date of execution Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: N/A Summary: In accordance with the Cook County Code provisions regulating the registration and maintenance of vacant buildings and as a result of efforts undertaken by the Department of Building and Zoning, the Bureau of economic Development, the Department of Administrative Hearings, and representatives of the Village of Worth, authorization is hereby requested for the President to enter into and execute an Intergovernmental Agreement between Cook County (“County”) and the Village of Worth, Illinois (“Worth”). Per Article VII, Section 10 of the Illinois Constitution, the Illinois approvePass Action details Not available
14-4200 1 Rolf Jensen AssociatesContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): The Office of Capital Planning and Policy Vendor: Rolf Jensen Associates, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Professional Design Services Contract Value: $448,129.56 Contract period: 10/1/2014 - 9/30/2016 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: 2014, $256,160.00; 2015, $146,469.56; 2016, $45,500.00 Accounts: 20000 - County Physical Plant Contract Number(s): 1318-12620 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: This contract is for a major replacement of the fire suppression systems at the locations listed below. The existing Halon Suppression Systems at these facilities are outdated and obsolete. The systems require upgrading as the obsolete components require replacement parts that are no longer being manufactured. New codes and standards have been created since these systems were installed. The Halon Suppression Systems werapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-5100 1 The Gordian Group Inc.Contract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): The Office of Capital Planning and Policy and the Office of the Chief Procurement Officer Vendor: The Gordian, Group Inc., Mauldin, South Carolina Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Professional Services Original Contract Period: 5/1/2012 - 4/30/2015 Proposed Contract Period Extension: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $1,050,000.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 5/14/2012, $1,050.000.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $2,500,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014, $1,500,000.00; FY 2015 $1,000,000.00 Accounts: 20000 - County Physical Plant Contract Number(s): 11-28-043 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: A Professional Services Agreement for Job Order Contracting (approvePass Action details Not available
14-5138 1 Countywide Job Order Contracting (JOC) Program - AmendmentReconsideration of a Previously Approved Item and request to approve as amendedPROPOSED RECONSIDERATION OF PREVIOUSLY APPROVED ITEM AND REQUEST TO APPROVE AS AMENDED Department: The Office of Capital Planning and Policy, the Department of Facilities Management, the Department of Transportation and Highways and the Office of the Chief Procurement Officer. Request: Amend the authorization amount for various contracts awarded for the Countywide Job Order Contract (JOC) Program. JOC is a quantity based procurement process that allows facility owners to complete a multitude of repair/maintenance and construction project with a single, competitively bid contract. The JOC process involved first selecting a vendor pool of potential contractors through a competitive procurement process, and identifying projects for such selected vendors. The contractors were found to be the lowest, responsive and responsible bidder through a competitive bid process in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. On 3/20/2013, The Board of Commissioners approved contracts with the selected contractors listed below for the Countywide Job Order Contracting (JOC) Program. approvePass Action details Not available
14-4519 1 IGA MWRDIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Department of Planning and Development within the Bureau of Economic Development Other Part(ies): Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Request: Approval of an Intergovernmental Agreement for the purposes of expending the CDBG DR funding Goods or Services: MWRD is the designated Storm Water Management for Cook County, and this will allow DPD to participate in the financing of various projects Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: Begins upon execution by both parties and last through 2019 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: 910-1401 Summary: The Department of Planning and Development within the Bureau of Economic Development respectfully requests authority to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago regarding the use of the CDBG - DR funding in existing storm water management plans and projects, which include strategic acquisition of structures that sustain regular flooding in anapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-4557 1 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAMHOME Investment Partnerships ProgramPROPOSED HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM Department: Planning and Development Other Part(ies): Evanston Senior Redevelopment, LLC, of which the Housing Authority of Cook County is the Managing Partner. Request: Approval of a HOME Investment Partnership Loan to the Evanston Senior Redevelopment, LLC in the amount of $3,649,235 less a to be determined amount from the City of Evanston Total Development Cost: $25,738,775.00 Project Loan Amount: $3,649,235 less $150,000.00 from the City of Evanston, pending Evanston Board approval Fiscal Impact: 3,649,235 less $150,000.00 from the City of Evanston, pending Evanston Board approval Account(s): 772-847 Summary: The Department of Planning and Development within the Bureau of Economic Development respectfully submits the attached HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) project loan recommendation in the amount of $3,649,235 less $150,000 from the City of Evanston, pending Evanston Board approval, to the Evanston Senior Redevelopment, LLC. This project loan will be utilized to support HOME-eligible prapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-5066 1 MLRP 11039 Gage, LLCResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION MLRP 11039 GAGE, LLC WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from MLRP 11039 Gage, LLC and Resolution No. 1314 R 27 from the Village of Franklin Park for an abandoned industrial facility located at 11039 Gage Street, Franklin Park, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17, Permanent Index Number 12-20-300-043-0000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS, industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value. Qualifying industrial real estate eligible for the Class 6b can receive a significant reduction in the level of assessment from the date that new constructioreferPass Action details Video Video
14-5067 1 RCM Leasing, Inc. 6bResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RCM LEASING, INC. 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 RCM Leasing, Inc. and Resolution No. 5-14 from the Village of Elk Grove Village for an abandoned industrial facility located at 135-139 Joey Drive, Elk Grove Village, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17, Permanent Index Number 08-22-301-062-0000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS, industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value. Qualifying industrial real estate eligible for the Class 6b can receive a significant reduction in the level of assessment from the date that new construction or referPass Action details Not available
14-5068 1 STS Crestwood, LLCResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION STS CRESTWOOD, LLC WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for a commercial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from STS Crestwood, LLC and Resolution No. 985-14 from the Village of Crestwood for an abandoned commercial facility located at 13661 S. Cicero Ave, Crestwood, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 6, and Permanent Index Number 28-03-100-110-0000; 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 8 can receive a significant reduction in the level of assessment from the date that new construction or rehabilitareferPass Action details Not available
14-5074 1 Meade Electric Inc Class 6bResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION MEADE ELECTRIC, INC. 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 Meade Electric, Inc. and Resolution No. R2014-355 from the City of Chicago for an abandoned industrial facility located at 6850 West 62nd Street, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 11, Permanent Index(s) 19-18-303-005-0000; 19-18-303-006-00000; 19-18-303-007-0000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS, industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value. Qualifying industrial real estate eligible for the Class 6b can receive a significant reduction in the level of assessment from the date treferPass Action details Not available
14-5076 1 Ackley Holdings LLC 6bResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ACKLEY HOLDINGS, LLC WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from Ackley Holdings, LLC and Resolution No. 43-14 from the Village of Melrose Park for an abandoned industrial facility located at 1950 North Mannheim Road, Melrose Park, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 16, Permanent Index Numbers 12-32-403-028-0000, 12-32-403-020-0000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS, industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value. Qualifying industrial real estate eligible for the Class 6b can receive a significant reduction in the level of assessment from the date that referPass Action details Not available
14-5079 1 Amendment to CDBG DRGrant Award AmendmentPROPOSED GRANT AWARD AMENDMENT Department: Department of Planning and Development within the Bureau of Economic Development Grantee: Cook County Grantor: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Request: Authorization to increase the CDBG Disaster Grant that was originally awarded on 12/23/2013 and accepted by the Board Purpose: Disaster Relief from flooding in April/May, 2013 Supplemental Grant Amount: $54,900,000.00 Grant Period: 12/23/2013 - 9/30/2019 Extension Period: 12/23/2013 - 9/30/2019 Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Date of Previous Board Authorization for Grant: 3/12/2014 Previous Grant Amount: $13,900,000.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: Transmitted herewith is a request for the approval to accept a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grant of Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds in response to disasters occurring in 2013, authapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-5080 1 DO & CO Holdings USA, Inc. or Its Assignee Class 6bResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION DO & CO HOLDINGS USA, INC. OR ITS ASSIGNEE 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 DO & CO Holdings USA, Inc. or Its Assignee and Resolution No. R-89-14 from the City of Des Plaines for an abandoned industrial facility located at 2150 Frontage Road, Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17, Permanent Index Number 09-29-415-001-0000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS, industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value, qualifying industrial real estate eligible for the Class 6b can receive a significant reduction in the level of assessment freferPass Action details Video Video
14-5081 1 MGMC Property, LLC Class 6bResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION MGMC PROPERTY, LLC WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from MGMC Property, LLC or its assignee and Resolution No. 14-47 from the Village of Wheeling for an abandoned industrial facility located at 100 Shepard Avenue, Wheeling, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 14, Permanent Index Number 03-11-305-012-0000 and 03-11-305-022-0000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS, industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value, qualifying industrial real estate eligible for the Class 6b can receive a significant reduction in the level of assessment from the datreferPass Action details Not available
14-5096 1 Cal Sag Historic Waterways IGAIntergovernmental Agreement AmendmentPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT AMENDMENT Department: Planning and Development (Bureau of Economic Development) Other Part(ies): Village of Alsip, City of Blue Island, Village of Robbins, Village of Calumet Park, Village of Dixmoor, County of Cook Request: Amendment to IGA to extend the expiration date to align with the date of termination of the zone and change in fee structure. Goods or Services: Administration of the Enterprise Zone Agreement Number: N/A Agreement Period: Original agreement June 1991 through July 2015. Agreement period now ends at the termination of the Cal Sag Historic Waterways Enterprise Zone. Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Summary: An update of the intergovernmental agreement is required due to recent legislative changes in Springfield to the Enterprise Zone program. The changes consist of an update of the fee structure for Enterprise Zone projects and the change of termination date. See attachment.referPass Action details Not available
14-5103 1 9201 King Street Partners LLC or its assigneeResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION 9201 KING STREET PARTNERS LLC OR ITS ASSIGNEE 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 9201 King Street Partners LLC or its assignee and Resolution No. 14-R-3 from the Village of Franklin Park for an abandoned industrial facility located at 9201King Street, Franklin Park, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 16, Permanent Index Number 15-12-22-308-012-0000; 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 Not available
14-5111 1 Vincent Muniz Class 8ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION VINCENT MUNIZ WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for a commercial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from Vincent Muniz and Resolution No. R-2013-11 from the Village of Maywood for an abandoned commercial facility located at 600 Lake Street, Maywood, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 1, and Permanent Index Number 15-11-134-014-0000 and 15-11-134-015-0000; 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 8 can receive a significant reduction in the level of assessment from the date that new construction or rreferPass Action details Not available
14-5112 1 Ingraffia-Gambino Investments LLC/Tony’s Finer FoodsAmendment to a Previously Approved ItemREQUEST TO AMEND A PREVIOUSLY APPROVED ITEM Department: Planning and Development (Economic Development) Request: Requesting authorization for the Cook County Board of Commissioners to approve as amended Item Number: 14-4216 Previously Approved Date: 07/23/2013 The amendment is indicated by the underscored and stricken language. WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 7b that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for a commercial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from Ingraffia-Gambino Investments LLC/Tony’s Finer Foods and Resolution No. 2013-14 from the City of Countryside for an abandoned commercial facility located at 6704-24 Joliet Road, Countryside, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17, Permanent Index Number 18-20-103-007-000, 18-20-103-006-000, and 18-20-103-004-0000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vapprove as amendedPass Action details Video Video
14-5118 1 ADDITIONS TO THE COOK COUNTY HOME CONSORTIUMResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ADDITIONS TO THE COOK COUNTY HOME CONSORTIUM WHEREAS, the County of Cook (the County) is an entitlement community pursuant to the regulations of the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) at 24 CFR Part 92 and the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) at 24 CFR Part 570, which entitles the County to receive an annual allocation of CDBG and HOME grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); and WHEREAS, the amount of HOME funds that the County receives pursuant to entitlement status is determined by a HUD formula that takes into consideration the populations of the municipalities within its jurisdiction; and WHEREAS, the Villages of Hoffman Estates and Palatine (the Electing Municipalities) within the County that receive Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds directly from HUD can elect to join the County’s HOME Consortium (the Consortium), which would allow HUD to take into account the populations of these municipalities when calculating the County’s annual HOME funds entitlement grant, thus inapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-5047 1 Care Center Pharm 5th Amend 69WLease Agreement AmendmentPROPOSED LEASE AMENDMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Approval of a Fifth Amendment to Lease Landlord: County of Cook Tenant: Care Center Pharmacy, LLC Location: 69 West Washington Street, Lower Level Pedway LL-12 Term/Extension Period: 12/1/2014 - 11/30/2017 Space Occupied: 1,200 square feet Monthly Rent: Annual Monthly PSF $34,836.00 $2,903.00 $29.03 Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: N/A Option to Renew: N/A Termination: In the event the Vendor Contract is not renewed or is terminated prior to 11/30/2017, either party may terminate this Lease upon thirty (30) days’ notice at any time Utilities Included: Tenant pays for electricity metered to premises Summary: The Fifth Amendment extends the term of the lease for space located on the Pedway level of the George W. Dunne Office Building at 69 West Washington Street, Chicago, Illinois. This Tenant is an affiliate of the entity currently under contract to provide the County’s prescription benefits. The proposeapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-5056 1 CSI Fourth Amend to Lease Dist CourtsLease Agreement AmendmentPROPOSED LEASE AMENDMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Approval of a Fourth Amendment to Lease Landlord: County of Cook Tenant: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago Location: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th District Court Buildings Term/Extension Period: 10/1/2014 - 9/30/2017 Space Occupied: 12,040 sq. ft. (total / all buildings) Monthly Rent: Period Annual Monthly PSF 10/1/14-9/30/15 $130,032.00 $10,836.00 $10.80 10/1/15-9/30/16 $133,884.84 $11,157.07 $11.12 10/1/16-9/30/17 $137,858.00 $11,488.17 $11.45 Fiscal Impact: “Revenue Generating” Accounts: “N/A” Option to Renew: “N/A” Termination: 120 day written notice, either party Utilities Included: Yes Summary: The Tenant shall continue to use and occupy the premises for general office purposes for Central States Institute of Addiction, in connection with activities related to the operation of the courts in the Building in which the respective portion ofapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5083 1 Payment Apprvl Req for 69WWMCPayment ApprovalPROPOSED PAYMENT APPROVAL Department(s): Real Estate Management Action: Requesting approval of payment to 69 W. Washington Management Company LLC Payee: 69 W. Washington Management Company LLC, Chicago, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Property Management Services for the George W. Dunne Office Building Fiscal Impact: $22,500.00 Accounts: 490-472 Contract Number(s): 97-43-1066 as amended Summary: On 7/23/2014, the Board of Commissioners approved Contract No. 1323-13201, retaining CBRE as the new management company for the George W. Dunne Office Building. In order to facilitate an orderly transition, 69 W. Washington Management Company, LLC will continue to serve through 9/14/2014, with CBRE assuming management duties as of 9/15/2014. Authorization is requested to pay 69 W. Washington Management Company LLC the management fee provided under the expiring management agreement for such period.approvePass Action details Video Video
14-3911 1 Chiller MaintenanceContractThis item was deferred at the July 23, 2014 Board meeting. PROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Facilities Management Vendor: Anchor Mechanical, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Centrifugal, Multi-stack and Screw Chiller Maintenance and Service Contract Value: $1,132,600.00 Contract period: 11/1/2014 - 10/31/2017 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY2014, $31,461.11; FY2015, $377,533.32; FY2016, $377,533.32; FY2017, $346,072.25 Accounts: 200-450 Contract Number(s): 1345-12956 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: This contract is for maintenance and service of centrifugal, multi-stack and screw chillers in the following Cook County facilities: Skokie, Rolling Meadows, Maywood, Bridgeview and Markham Courthouses, 118 N. Clark, the Domestic Violence Court Building and Juvenile Detention Center. Competitive bidding procedures were folwithdrawPass Action details Not available
14-5086 1 Fund TransferTransfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Facilities Management Request: Transfer of Funds Reason: To provide funding for janitorial supplies From Account(s): 200-401, $80,000.00; 200-260 $30,000 To Account(s): ; 200-330. $110,000.00 Total Amount of Transfer: $110.000.00 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? In August 2014 it became evident that the household supply accounts would need additional funds to enable DFM to purchase items needed for the upkeep of the facilities. On August 15th 330 had a balance of $51,060.00 as of today 9/2/14 the account has a balance $9,146.00. 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. These accounts were chosen because of the amount of funds that had not been encumbered. approvePass Action details Video Video
14-5093 1 Payment ApprovalPayment ApprovalPROPOSED PAYMENT APPROVAL Department(s): Facilities Management Action: Payment approval Payee: HOH Water Technology Good(s) or Service(s): goods - chlorine test kit and chlorine pocket colorimeter Fiscal Impact: $1221.33 Accounts: 200-333 Contract Number(s): N/A Summary: These items were purchased as a Direct Pay by DFM. At the time it was not known that HOH Water Technology is the same as HOH Chemical. Both companies have the same FEIN number.approvePass Action details Not available
14-5085 1 Adoption of the Cook County Hazard Mitigation PlanResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ADOPTION OF THE COOK COUNTY MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN WHEREAS, all of Cook County has exposure to natural hazards that increase the risk to life, property, environment and the County’s economy; and WHEREAS, proactive mitigation of known hazards before a disaster event can reduce or eliminate long-term risk to life and property; and WHEREAS, the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (Public Law 106-390) established new requirements for pre- and post-disaster hazard mitigation programs; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management began the development of the Cook County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan in 2013 to prepare and lessen the impacts of natural hazards to the County WHEREAS, a coalition of 115 partners throughout Cook County, to include the County, Cities, Villages and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago has been formed to pool resources and create consistent mitigation strategies within Cook County; and WHEREAS, the coalition of Planning PartnapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-5089 1 Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) GrantGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Homeland Security and Emergency Management Grantee: Homeland Security and Emergency Management Grantor: Illinois Emergency Management Agency Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: The purpose of the FFY 2014 Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Grant is to build an enhanced and sustainable capacity to prevent, protect against, mitigate the effects of, respond to, and recover from acts of terrorism and other catastrophic events, whether man-made or natural. Grant Amount: $27,650,598.95 Grant Period: 9/1/2014 - 3/31/2016 Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The FFY 2014 UASI grant program will allow for Cook County to continue to support our cyber security threat and awareness posture, sustain our community preparedness and outreach efforts, countering violent extremism program, maintain our interoperable communications capabilities, support our CBRNE proapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5146 1 Extension and Increase for Safeware, Inc.Contract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Homeland Security and Emergency Management Vendor: Safeware, Inc., Landover, Maryland Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to renew and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Countywide Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Goods and Related Services Original Contract Period: 7/24/2012 - 9/30/2014, with four (4), one (1) year renewal options Proposed Contract Period Extension: 10/1/2014 - 9/30/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $9,561,644.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 7/24/2012, $5,561,644.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): 3/12/2014, $4,000,000.00 Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $3,000,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: None. Grant Funded Amount: $3,000,000.00 Accounts: 769-521 Contract Number(s): 12-30-208 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. SumapprovePass Action details Not available
14-5104 1 COUPE Prevailing Wage RatesResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION COUPE PREVAILING WAGE RATES WHEREAS, the County is obligated to pay the prevailing rate for these categories of employees pursuant to the state statute and the collective bargaining agreement between the County of Cook and the Union(s); and WHEREAS, the unions representing this category of employees have been properly certified that the below-listed rates are the prevailing rates for the effective date(s) set forth herein; and WHEREAS, the Annual Appropriation Bill creates Accounts 490-115, 499-115 and 899-115 for Appropriation Adjustments for the Corporate, Public Safety and Health Funds if necessary; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the prevailing wages and salaries of the following positions be fixed as follows: Hourly Effective Job Code Job Classification Wage Rate Date 1402 Building Construction Plan Examiner I $43.35 6/1/14 1404 Building & Zoning Inspector I $43.35 6/1/14 1412 Fire Prevention Inspector $43.35 6/1/14 1415 Building & Zoning Inspector II $43.35 6/1/14 1420 Zoning Plan ExaminerapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-5105 1 MAP 507 CBAResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION METROPOLITAN ALLIANCE OF POLICE CHAPTER 507 COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT 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, a Collective Bargaining Agreement for the period of 12/1/2010 through 11/30/2012, effective the date of approval by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, has been negotiated between the County of Cook/Sheriff of Cook County and the Metropolitan Alliance of Police (MAP 507) representing the Sheriff Telecommunications Supervisors); and WHEREAS, general wage increases and salary adjustments have already been approved and are reflected in the Salary Schedules included in the Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiated between the County of Cook/Sheriff of Cook County and the Metropolitan Alliance of Police; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Cook County Board of Commissioners does hereby refer to the Finance Subcommittee on Labor for review and recommendation the Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiatreferPass Action details Video Video
14-5106 1 HR Activity Reports for Pay Periods 14, 15 and 16ReportREPORT Department: Bureau of Human Resources Request: Receive and File Report Title: Human Resources Biweekly Activity Reports for Pay Periods 14, 15 and 16. Report Period: Pay Period 14: 6/15/2014 - 6/28/2014, Pay Period 15: 6/29/2014 - 7/12/2014 and Pay Period 16: 7/13/2014 - 7/26/2014. Summary: Submitting the Human Resources Activity Reports covering the pay periods listed above.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
14-5095 1 Third Quarter Report on Integrated Criminal JusticeReportQuarterly Progress Report on the Creation of the Automated Criminal Justice System, Third Quarter ReportreferPass Action details Video Video
14-5032 1 Black Dog CorporationContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Vendor: Black Dog Corporation, Westchester, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Meat Products Contract Value: $1,412,062.40 Contract period: 10/1/2014 - 9/30/2016 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $117,671.86; FY 2015 $706,031.20; FY 2016 $588,359.34 Accounts: 440-310 Contract Number(s): 1425-13704 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: The current contract for Meat Products will expire on 10/2/2014. On 7/14/2014 the Chief Procurement Officer solicited bids for Meat Products for the next two years. Formal competitive bid procedures were followed in accordance with Cook County’s Procurement Code. Black Dog Corporation was the lowest, responsive and responsible bidder meeting the solicitation requirements.approvePass Action details Video Video
14-5131 1 sub pub 2014-5Contract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): County Clerk Vendor: Cook County Suburban Publishers, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Publication of Election Notices and Specimen ballots to be placed in local newspapers Original Contract Period: 3/1/2014 - 11/30/2014 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 12/1/2014 - 11/30/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $140,515.63 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 3/13/2014, $140,515.63 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $246,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $146,080.91, FY 2015 $99,919.09 Accounts: 524-245 Contract Number(s): 1485-13500 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: State statute requires Election Notices including specimen ballots aapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-5071 1 Proposed Transfer FundsTransfer of FundsPROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Cook County Public Administrator Office (PAO) Request: To allow for a transfer of funds within our operating budget. Reason: The PAO needs an independent outside attorney to handle labor issues, personnel disputes and hearings, collective union bargaining and certain litigation which arises periodically. Special outside counsel is required for cases in which the PAO has issues outside its probate role as administrator of estates as to collateral litigation involving the office. From Account(s): 390-110, $24,000. To Account(s): 390-261, $24,000.00 Total Amount of Transfer: $24,000.00 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 7/14/2014 it became apparent that account 390-261 would need additional funds to include outside counsel for labor/personnel, collective union bargaining and collateral litigation involvingapprovePass Action details Not available
14-4106 1 Fidlar-Contract RenewalContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Recorder of Deeds Vendor: Fidlar Technologies, Davenport, Iowa Request: Authorization to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Renewal contract for continuation of the revenue generating service between CCRD and Fidlar Technologies. Contract Value: None. Revenue Generating Contract period: 8/1/2014 - 7/31/2015 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: Revenue Sharing at 80/20: FY 2014-$315,800, FY2015-$210,500 Accounts: 1301154-Recorder Revenue Fee: General Fund Revenue- Contract Number(s): N/A Concurrences: N/A Summary: This is a contract renewal to continue the revenue generating service provided by Fidlar Technologies. Fidlar Technologies currently provides marketing of CCRD data and images to a variety of subscribers. A subscriber can search the index repository and request, view, and print images of our CCRD land records. Fidlar provides the infrastructure, customer support, and invoicing of subscribers. Revenue is shared between CCRD and Fidlar. Since there is no pre-established fee, revenue approvePass Action details Not available
14-5009 1 Increase for Mac Auto RepairContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Cook County Sheriff Vendor: Mac Auto Repair, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Auto Body Repair Original Contract Period: 5/25/2012 - 5/13/2015 Proposed Contract Period Extension: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $149,800.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 5/25/2012, $94,800.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): 1/10/2014, $55,000.00 This Increase Requested: $85,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $20,000.00, FY 2015 $65,000.00 Accounts: 499-444 Contract Number(s): 12-45-068 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Summary: Contract Number 12-45-068 was awarded in 2012 through the use of comparable government procurement pursuant to Section 34-140 of the Cook County Procurement CapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-5011 1 Tri-Angle Fabrication & Body, Co., Inc. 2015 Vehicles for Vehicle ServicesContract (Vehicle Purchase)PROPOSED CONTRACT (VEHICLE PURCHASE) Department(s): Cook County Sheriff Vendor: Tri-Angle Fabrication & Body, Co., Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute contract Good(s) or Service(s): Ford Taurus Interceptor Police Pursuit Sedans Contract Value: $1,234,737.84 Contract period: 10/8/2014 - 10/7/2016 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $1,234,737.84 Accounts: 717/214-549 Contract Number(s): 1411-13815 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer The Vehicle Steering Committee concurs with this recommendation. Summary: Competitive bidding procedures were followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. On 8/4/2014 bids were solicited for Contract No. 1411-13815, for the purchase of fifty-two (52) model year 2015 Ford Taurus Interceptor Police Pursuit Sedans. Three (3) bids were received and Tri-Angle Fabrication & Body Co., Inc., of Chicago, IllinowithdrawPass Action details Not available
14-5015 1 Increase for Kerry's Auto BodyContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Cook County Sheriff Vendor: Kerry’s Auto Body, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Auto Body Repairs Original Contract Period: 5/8/2012 - 4/18/2015 Proposed Contract Period Extension: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $149,000.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 5/8/2012, $86,000.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): 1/10/2014, $63,000.00 This Increase Requested: $75,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $20,000.00; FY 2015 $55,000.00 Accounts: 499-444 Contract Number(s): 12-45-069 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: Contract Number 12-45-069 was awarded in 2012 through the use of comparable government procurement pursuant to Section 34-140 of the Cook County Procurement CoapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-5017 1 Intergovernmental Agreement re K-9 training facilityIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: County of Cook on behalf of the Sheriff of Cook County Other Part(ies): Forest Preserve District, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the County of Cook on behalf of the Sheriff of Cook County to enter into and execute an Intergovernmental Agreement (“IGA”) in which the Forest Preserve District desires to have the Sheriff of Cook County and the Forest Preserve District share use of the District’s police K-9 training facility located in the Tinley Creek Division, Burr Oak Woods at 13801 South Harlem Avenue, Cook County, Illinois via a license agreement between the parties. Goods or Services: Cook County Forest Preserve is granting non-exclusive use of the Cook County Forest Preserve District’s police K-9 training facility Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: 12/1/2014 1/1/2014 to 12/31/2018, with automatic one-year renewal options. Fiscal Impact: $0 Accounts: N/A Summary: Authorization for the County of Cook on behalf of the Sheriff of Cook County to enter into and execute approve as amendedPass Action details Video Video
14-5028 1 IGA Cabs South Suburban College Police DepartmentIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Cook County on behalf of the Sheriff of Cook County Other Part(ies): South Suburban College Police Department, South Holland, Illinois Request: Authorization for the County of Cook on behalf of the Sheriff of Cook County to enter into and execute and Intergovernmental Agreement (“IGA”) with South Suburban College Police Department to allow access to the Sheriff’s computerized Criminal Apprehension and Booking System (CABS) via the Cook County Wide Area Network (WAN). Goods or Services: Access to the Sheriff’s computerized Criminal Apprehension and Booking System (CABS) via the Cook County Wide Area Network (WAN) Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: This agreement shall commence upon the date the Cook County Board of Commissioners authorizes execution of this Agreement and shall continue for as long as the County operates the WAN and the Sheriff’s Office operates CABS. Fiscal Impact: NONE Accounts: N/A Summary: Authorization for the County of Cook on behalf of the Sheriff of Cook CounapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-5033 1 IGA Forest Preserve and Sheriff's Merit BoardIntergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: County of Cook on behalf of the Sheriff of Cook County Other Part(ies): Forest Preserve District, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the County of Cook on behalf of the Sheriff of Cook County to enter into and execute an Intergovernmental Agreement (“IGA”) in which the Forest Preserve District desires to have the Sheriff’s Merit Board conduct background investigations of candidates for sworn law enforcement positions at the Forest Preserve District. Goods or Services: background investigations of candidates for sworn law enforcement positions at the Forest Preserve District. Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: 8/1/2014 - 7/31/2015, with automatic one-year renewal options. Fiscal Impact: None. Estimated revenue generating amount: $15,000.00 (per year) Accounts: N/A Summary: Authorization for the County of Cook on behalf of the Sheriff of Cook County to enter into and execute an Intergovernmental Agreement (“IGA”) in which the Forest Preserve District desires to have the SherapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-5058 1 Contract Renewal- CJA SR, INC.Contract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): The Cook County Sheriff’s Training Institute Vendor: CJA SR, Inc., Melrose Park, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to renew and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Instructional Services Original Contract Period: 12/2/2011- 12/1/2014 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 12/2/2014-12/1/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $627,600.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 12/1/2011, $627,600.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): None Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): None This Increase Requested: $300,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2015 $300,000.00 Accounts: 214-186 Contract Number(s): 10-50-1087E Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: This contract was originally awarded based upon a Request for Proposals in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. This approvePass Action details Video Video
14-4975 1 CSA Specialist ProgramGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantee: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantor: Illinois Attorney General’s Office Request: Authorization to renew grant Purpose: This grant will provide continued partial funding for our Child Sexual Abuse Specialist Program that is jointly funded by the Illinois Attorney General’s Office and the Department of Children and Family Services. Grant Amount: $16,900.00 Grant Period: 7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015 Fiscal Impact: $4,890.00 Accounts: 250-818 Most Recent Date of Board Authorization for Grant: 9/11/2013 Most Recent Grant Amount: $16,900.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: This grant focuses on providing victim services including crisis intervention with victims and families of victims, identifying and making referrals for immediate and long-term counseling services, monitoring and coordinating services for children who are wards of the sapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-4976 1 CSA-Child Sexual Abuse Specialist DCFSGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: Cook County State’s Attorney Grantee: Cook County State’s Attorney Grantor: Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Request: Authorization to renew grant Purpose: This grant will provide continued partial funding for our Child Sexual Abuse Specialist Program that is jointly funded by the Illinois Attorney General’s Office. Grant Amount: $37,932.00 Grant Period: 7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015 Fiscal Impact: $43,489.00 Accounts: 250-818 Most Recent Date of Board Authorization for Grant: 9/11/2013 Most Recent Grant Amount: $37,932.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: This grant focuses on providing victim services including crisis intervention with victims and families of victims, identifying and making referrals for immediate and long-term counseling services, monitoring and coordinating services for children who are wards of the state and working with the local and state agenciesapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-4977 1 Hidden VictimsGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantee: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantor: Illinois Attorney General’s Office Request: Authorization to renew grant Purpose: This grant award will provide one year of funding for three monthly support groups provided by the Prosecutor Based Victim Assistance Services - Hidden Victims program. Grant Amount: $10,550.00 Grant Period: 7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015 Fiscal Impact: $700.00 Accounts: (250-818) Most Recent Date of Board Authorization for Grant: 9/11/2013 Most Recent Grant Amount: $10,500.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: This grant enables the SAO Office to provide three Hidden Victims Support Groups for survivors of homicide victims (two English-speaking Support Groups and one support group for Spanish-speaking survivors of homicide).approvePass Action details Video Video
14-4978 1 DV/SA SpecialistGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantee: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantor: Illinois Attorney General’s Office Request: Authorization to renew grant Purpose: This grant will partially fund one Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Victim Specialist within our Victim Witness Assistance Program for the period of one year. Grant Amount: $19,700.00 Grant Period: 7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015 Fiscal Impact: $74,876.00 Accounts: (250-110) & (250-170-179) Most Recent Date of Board Authorization for Grant: 9/11/2013 Most Recent Grant Amount: $19,700.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: This Specialist provides services to victims of both domestic violence and sexual assault whose cases are assigned to the First Municipal Courthouse located at 555 West Harrison in Chicago.approvePass Action details Video Video
14-4361 1 Cleveland Barrett 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: Cleveland Barrett v. Sheriff of Cook County Case Number: 13 C 6756referPass Action details Video Video
14-4362 1 Steven Wade v. Officer RizuttoLitigation 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: Steven Wade v. Officer Rizzuto Case Number: 14 C 3825referPass Action details Not available
14-4364 1 Larry Tate v. Dart, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Larry Tate v.Dart, et al. Case Number: 14 C 4470referPass Action details Not available
14-4367 1 Harold Vaughn 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: Harold Vaughn v. Cook County, et al. Case Number: 13 C 4875referPass Action details Not available
14-4405 1 Trolus Pickett v. Tom Dart, et al. - 13 C 1205Litigation 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: Trolus Pickett v. Tom Dart, et al. Case Number: 13 C 1205referPass Action details Not available
14-4406 1 Trolus Pickett v. Thomas Dart, et al. - 13 C 8538Litigation 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: Trolus Pickett v. Thomas Dart, et al. Case Number: 13 C 8538referPass Action details Not available
14-4407 1 Trolus Pickett v. Dr. Mansour, et al. - 14 C 520Litigation 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: Trolus Pickett v. Dr. Mansour, et al. Case Number: 14 C 520referPass Action details Not available
14-4408 1 Desiree Thomas v. Sgt. Meehan, et al. - 14 C 641Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Desiree Thomas v. Sgt. Meehan, et al. Case Number: 14 C 641referPass Action details Not available
14-4413 1 Jeffrey Davis 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: Jeffrey Davis v. Cook County, et al. Case Number: 14 C 2757referPass Action details Not available
14-4414 1 Horace Harrington 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: Horace Harrington v. Cook County, et al. Case Number: 14 C 4351referPass Action details Not available
14-4415 1 Dawid Slysz v. CRW TaylorLitigation 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: Dawid Slysz v. CRW Taylor Case Number: 13 C 6543referPass Action details Not available
14-4486 1 DeAndre Feggins v. Supt. EverhartLitigation 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: DeAndre Feggins v. Supt. Everhart Case Number: 13 C 3854referPass Action details Not available
14-4493 1 Anthony Lordo v. AndersonLitigation 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: Anthony Lordo v. Anderson Case Number: 12 L 1547referPass Action details Not available
14-4699 1 McDonald Jr. v. Unknown John Doe Officers, 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: McDonald Jr. v. Unknown John Doe Officers, et al. Case Number: 14 C 641referPass Action details Not available
14-4726 1 Tywon Henderson v. Dart, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Tywon Henderson v. Dart, et al. Case Number: 14 C 3147referPass Action details Not available
14-4727 1 Bernardo Zuniga v. Dart, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Bernardo Zuniga v. Dart, et al. Case Number: 14 C 4901referPass Action details Not available
14-4728 1 Dawn L. Trubiano 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: Dawn Trubiano v. Cook County Case Number: 14 L 6693referPass Action details Not available
14-4729 1 Raetell Buchanan v. Tom Dart, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Raetell Buchanan v. Tom Dart, et al. Case Number: 14 C 27referPass Action details Not available
14-4730 1 Valentina O'Connor v. Dart, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Valentina O’Connor v. Dart, et al. Case Number: 13 C 7477referPass Action details Not available
14-4913 1 Michael Steele v. Officer Lucas, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Michael Steele v. Officer Lucas, et al. Case Number: 13 C 1201referPass Action details Not available
14-4915 1 Olden v. Rabin, 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: Olden v. Rabin, et al. Case Number: 13 C 5283referPass Action details Not available
14-4916 1 Olden v. Dart, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Olden v. Dart, et al. Case Number: 14 C 617referPass Action details Not available
14-4917 1 Christopher Johnson v. Officer Carroll, 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: Christopher Johnson v. Officer Carroll, et al. Case Number: 14 C 28referPass Action details Not available
14-4918 1 Christopher Johnson v. Officer Soto, 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: Christopher Johnson v. Officer Soto, et. al. Case Number: 14 C 7referPass Action details Not available
14-4920 1 Keith Gunter v. Dart, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Keith Gunter v. Dart, et al. Case Number: 13 C 9288referPass Action details Not available
14-4922 1 Don Smith v. Dart, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Don Smith v. Dart, et al. Case Number: 13 C 5034referPass Action details Not available
14-4923 1 Jason Hinton v. Dr. MansourLitigation 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: Jason Hinton v. Dr. Mansour Case Number: 13 C 5286referPass Action details Not available
14-4925 1 Sean Hanks v. Dart, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Sean Hanks v. Dart, et al. Case Number: 13 C 6111referPass Action details Not available
14-4927 1 JiCheng Liu v. Dart, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: JiCheng Liu v. Dart, et al. Case Number: 14 C 1275referPass Action details Not available
14-4929 1 Delicia Olszewski v. 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: Delicia Olszewski v. Dart Case Number: 14 C 4289referPass Action details Not available
14-4932 1 Michael Houlihan v. Dart, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Michael Houlihan v. Dart, et al. Case Number: 14 L 5276referPass Action details Not available
14-4934 1 Maurice Hilliard v. CCDOC, 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: Maurice Hilliard v. CCDOC, et al. Case Number: 14 M1 13586referPass Action details Not available
14-4935 1 Alexander Vesey v. Officer Owens, 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: Alexander Vesey v. Officer Owens, et. al. Case Number: 13 C 7367referPass Action details Not available
14-4937 1 Paul Webb 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: Paul Webb v. Cook County, et al. Case Number: 14 C 1323referPass Action details Not available
14-5023 1 Redmond v. County of CookLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Redmond v. County of Cook Case Number: 13 L 10318referPass Action details Not available
14-5024 1 Antoine Burton v. Supt. Greer, 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: Antoine Burton v. Superintendent Greer, et al. Case Number: 14 C 4021referPass Action details Not available
14-5248 1 Mental Health Public HearingResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CALLING FOR A COOK COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH PUBLIC HEARING WHEREAS, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), nearly 60 million Americans experience a mental health condition every year; regardless of race, age, religion or economic status, mental illness impacts the lives of at least one in four adults and 1 in 10 children across the United States; and WHEREAS, deinstitutionalization, the name given to the policy of moving severely mentally ill people out of large state institutions and then closing part or all of those institutions began in 1955 with the widespread introduction of chlorpromazine, commonly known as Thorazine, the first effective antipsychotic medication, and received a major impetus 10 years later with the enactment of federal Medicaid and Medicare; and WHEREAS, deinstitutionalization has inadvertently helped create the mental illness crisis by discharging people from public psychiatric hospitals without ensuring that they received the medication and rehabilitation services necessary for them to live successfully in thereferPass Action details Not available
14-5256 1 Law EnforcementCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Law Enforcement Committee Date: 9/8/2014approvePass Action details Not available
14-5286 1 Keith Bevans Cook County Health and Hospitals System Board of DirectorsAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Keith Bevans Position: Director Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Health and Hospitals System Board of Directors Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 10/8/2018, or until a successor is appointed Summary: Keith Bevans is a partner in Bain & Company’s Chicago office and is head of the firm’s Global Consultant Recruiting team. He has done several pro-bono projects for the City of Chicago focused on healthcare transformation, violence reduction, and cultural arts. Mr. Bevans earned an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering from MIT.referPass Action details Not available
14-5287 1 Ricardo Estrada Cook County Health and Hospitals System Board of DirectorsAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Ricardo Estrada Position: Director Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Health and Hospitals System Board of Directors Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 10/8/2018, or until a successor is appointed Summary: Ricardo Estrada is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Metropolitan Family Services, one of Chicago’s first human services agencies. Prior to joining Metropolitan he served as First Deputy Commissioner of the City of Chicago’s Department of Family and Support Services. Mr. Estrada earned an MBA from the University of Illinois at Chicago, an M.A. in Policy and Administration from the University of Chicago, and a B.S. in Psychology from Loyola University of Chicago.referPass Action details Not available
14-5288 1 Emilie Junge Cook County Health and Hospitals System Board of DirectorsAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Emilie Junge Position: Director Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Health and Hospitals System Board of Directors Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 10/8/2018, or until a successor is appointed Summary: Emilie Junge has more than thirty years of experience in the legal field, health care policy, organizing and labor representation. Presently, Ms. Junge is a pro bono attorney with Cabrini-Green Legal Aid. She earned her law degree from the UDC David A. Clarke School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle.referPass Action details Not available
14-5289 1 Ada Mary Gugenheim Cook County Health and Hospitals System Board of DirectorsReappointmentPROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Ada Mary Gugenheim Position: Director Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Health and Hospitals System Board of Directors Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 10/8/2018, or until a successor is appointed Summary: Ada Mary Gugenheim currently serves on the Cook County Health and Hospitals System Board of Directors, and is a former senior program officer at the Chicago Community Trust. Ms. Gugenheim is a graduate of the University of London, Royal Holloway College; and the Nightingale School of Nursing, St. Thomas’s Hospital.referPass Action details Not available
14-5298 1 Patrick M. Blanchard IIG ReappointmentReappointmentPROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Patrick M. Blanchard Position: Independent Inspector General Department/Board/Commission: Office of the Cook County Independent Inspector General Effective date: 10/15/2014 Expiration date: