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Meeting Name: Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/17/2014 11:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: New Items 12.17.2014 First Set.pdf, New Items 12.17.2014 Second Set.pdf, File15-0749 Substitute Resolution Minimum Wage.pdf, Errata 12-17-14.pdf, 12-17-14 consent calendar agenda .pdf, New Items 12.17.2014 Third Set.pdf, Errata 12-17-14 second set.pdf, Post Committee Action Report 12.17.2014.pdf, FILE 15 0709 Substitute Predatory Lending.pdf, Second Substitute File 15-0709.pdf
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15-0553 1 RECOGNIZING COOK COUNTY COMMISSIONER DEBORAH SIMS 20 YEARS OF PUBLIC SERVICESConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING COOK COUNTY COMMISSIONER DEBORAH SIMS 20 YEARS OF PUBLIC SERVICE WHEREAS, the calendar year 2014 marks the completion of 20 years of services to the Citizens of Cook County as a member of the County Board for Commissioner Deborah Sims; and WHEREAS, her dedication to people and the community was evident early in her career when she held a position with the City of Chicago Department of Human Services as a Youth Intervention Worker and a Youth Service Coordinator; these positions involved working with Chicago Public Schools, Youth Services Agencies and teenagers on the south side of Chicago; and WHEREAS, Deborah Sims also worked collaboratively with three Judges in the Circuit Court of Cook County and served as a Rape Victims Advocate; and WHEREAS, In April 1994, Deborah Sims was asked to run for Cook County Commissioner by the late Alderman/Committeeman Lemuel Austin Jr., and former Commissioner of the Board of Review Wilson Frost. WHEREAS, on November 8, 1994 Deborah Sims was the first female elected to the cook county board, withdeferPass Action details Not available
15-0656 1 HENRY J. “HANK” RUTKOWSKI, SRConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING HENRY J. “HANK” RUTKOWSKI, SR.ON THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DOWNING OF THE BLANCO DIABLO WHEREAS, Henry J. “Hank” Rutkowski, Sr., of the Archer Heights neighborhood in Chicago, is a decorated World War II veteran and former prisoner of war; and WHEREAS, Hank Rutkowski enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps in 1943 at age 17; and WHEREAS, Hank Rutkowski achieved the rank of Sergeant and served in the European Theater of Operations; and WHEREAS, on December 6, 1944, while serving aboard a B-17 flying fortress named the Blanco Diablo, Hank Rutkowski and his crew were shot down shortly after bombing oil refineries in Marsberg, Germany; and WHEREAS, the nine-member crew of the Blanco Diablo was forced to bail out and lost one crew member; and WHEREAS, the surviving members of Hank Rutkowski’s crew were captured by German forces near Meppel, Netherlands and transported to a prison in Barth Germany; and WHEREAS, Hank Rutkowski and his crew were eventually freed by the Russian Army on May 8, 1945; and WHEREAS, Hank Rutkowski reapprovePass Action details Not available
15-0711 1 Resolution Honoring Dorothy Gaters Marshall High School Girls Basketball CoachConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING DOROTHY GATERS MARSHALL HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL COACH ON HER 1,000TH CAREER VICTORY WHEREAS for the past four decades Dorothy Gaters, a graduate of Marshall High School, has been the first and only coach of the Marshall High School girls’ basketball team, and, WHEREAS Coach Gaters has led the Marshall High School girls’ basketball team to eight state championships and multiple city championships, elite eight state tournament appearances, Public League Championship game appearances and has had several of her teams inducted into the state basketball Hall of Fame, and, WHEREAS Coach Gaters has herself been inducted into the National Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Tennessee, class of 2000, and, WHEREAS on November 18, 2014 Coach Gaters achieved a historic milestone by winning her 1,000th victory as head coach of the Marshall High School Commandos, and, WHEREAS Coach Gaters has excelled in her career not only as a high school basketball coach but as a Physical Education Teacher, Department Chairperson, Athletic DirectoapprovePass Action details Not available
15-0713 1 HONORING THE MEMORY OF SALVATORE “SAL” FERRARA II FEBRUARY 28, 1951 - NOVEMBER 27, 2014Consent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE MEMORY OF SALVATORE “SAL” FERRARA II FEBRUARY 28, 1951 - NOVEMBER 27, 2014 WHEREAS Sal Ferrara served as Chief Executive Officer of the Ferrara Candy Company from 1986-2014, and was known as an icon of the candy making industry, and, WHEREAS , Sal Ferrara will be remembered by succeeding generations as a generous benefactor of the Park District of Forest Park, the Chamber of Commerce, St. Bernadine Parish, Forest Park Little League, and the Forest Park Police and Fire Departments, and, WHEREAS Sal Ferrara was known throughout the community as the epitome of civic responsibility, generosity and pride, and, WHEREAS the Ferrara Pan Candy Company was founded in 1908 by Sal’s grandfather, and carried on by Sal’s father, Nello, and, WHEREAS the Ferrara Pan Candy Company moved to Forest Park, Illinois in 1959, and, WHEREAS after assuming leadership of the Company Sal took the company from $3 million to $350 million in value, and, WHEREAS the many iconic American candy varieties produced by the Ferrara Candy Company include Red approvePass Action details Not available
15-0716 1 HONORING THE VILLAGE OF BROADVIEW ON THE OCCASION OF ITS CENTENNIALConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE VILLAGE OF BROADVIEW ON THE OCCASION OF ITS CENTENNIAL WHEREAS, The members of the Cook County Board wish to acknowledge and honor the Village of Broadview in this, the Village of Broadview’s centennial year; and WHEREAS, the Village of Broadview has always been a productive and outstanding part of Cook County, Illinois; and WHEREAS, Broadview has long been a place where people have gathered to settle and raise their families. Prior to its incorporation as the Village of Broadview in 1914, native Americans and settlers found the area that would become Broadview a great place to settle because of its location and proximity to resources; and WHEREAS, Broadview was incorporated in 1914 as a small community of approximately 200 families; and WHEREAS, today, Broadview’s population has risen to approximately 8,500 residents and 3,500 families; and WHEREAS, Broadview retains its "small-town" feel while existing only 13 miles and 20 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Chicago; and WHEREAS, Broadview's suburban setting offers a approvePass Action details Not available
15-0755 1 HONORING THE LIFE OF MINNIE JEAN SHIELDS BROWNConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE OF MINNIE JEAN SHIELDS BROWN WHEREAS, On Sunday, November 23, 2014, God in his own way and in His infinite wisdom called to his eternal reward Minnie Jean Shields Brown; and WHEREAS, Minnie Jean Shields Brown was born on June 19, 1944 to Christella Jones and Earl Shields, in Hollysprings Mississippi; and WHEREAS, Minnie Jean Shields Brown moved to Chicago in 1956 as a devoted Christian and dedicated her life to a career in cosmetology as she operated her own hair salon for many years; and WHEREAS, Minnie Jean Shields Brown was always extremely caring and shared her wonderful gift of service as a waitress at Daley’s Restaurant where she was recognized as one of the best waitresses on the Southside of Chicago; and WHEREAS, Minnie Jean Shields Brown organized and was President of a small group of women at Daley’s Restaurant called “The Daley’s Elite” that shared many joyous occasions as they hosted several successful social gatherings and fundraisers; and WHEREAS, Minnie Jean Shields Brown married Robert Brown in DecembeapprovePass Action details Not available
15-0765 1 HONORING THE WINNERS OF THE POP WARNER DIVISION II JUNIOR PEE WEE FOOTBALL NATIONAL TITLE THE HOFFMAN ESTATES JUNIORConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE WINNERS OF THE POP WARNER DIVISION II JUNIOR PEE WEE FOOTBALL NATIONAL TITLE THE HOFFMAN ESTATES JUNIOR PEE WEE REDHAWKS WHEREAS , On December 12, 2014 The Hoffman Estates Redhawks Junior Pee Wee football team became national champions by defeating the Deer Valley Snakes of Arizona 16-0 in the 58th Pop Warner Division II Junior Pee Wee Division Super Bowl in Orlando, Florida; and WHEREAS, The Hoffman Estates Redhawks Junior Pee Wee football team capped a perfect 3-0 stretch, beating the Stanley (NC) Blue Devils, 18-12, in the first round and the Watchung Hills (NJ) Wolverines, 35-12, during the semifinals; and WHEREAS, The Hoffman Estates Redhawks Junior Pee Wee football team range from 9 to 11 years old and are from Hoffman Estates, Illinois and neighboring suburbs; and WHEREAS, Head Coach Rick Cyr, along with fellow coaches Gregg Kirkwood, Bill Kirkwood, Mark Coalson and Chris Coalson brought The REDHAWKS to a perfect 13-0 season for 2014 and then on to victory at the Super-Bowl in Orlando, FL; and WHEREAS, this wapprovePass Action details Not available
15-0775 1 Resolution in memory of John J. WojcikConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF JOHN J. WOJCIK WHEREAS, John J. Wojcik was the beloved husband of Emma, loving father of Charlene (Michael) and John (late Micha Ahn), cherished papa of Me Cha (Tim), Brittany, Ashley and Mallory, dear uncle to many and a friend to all; and WHEREAS, John J. Wojcik was born in Chicago on August 16, 1914 to Albert and Anna Wojcik; and WHEREAS, John J. Wojcik was one of seven children, having had four brothers and two sisters, one of which was his twin sister; and WHEREAS, John J. Wojcik married Emma Fruhwirth, the love of his life, on May 13th, 1945; they welcomed their children, the twins John James (2lbs) and Charlene Ann (3 lbs) into the world on October 5, 1951 at Hinsdale Hospital; and WHEREAS, John J. Wojcik was drafted into the U. S. Navy although he was never called to serve as the war ended briefly after with the bombing of Hiroshima; and WHEREAS, John J. Wojcik had a love and gift for music; as a young man he played the accordion through the years for church activities, as well as in the alleys of Chicago on Sunday mornapprovePass Action details Not available
15-0776 1 Wayne Healy, In MemoriamConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION WAYNE HEALY, IN MEMORIAM WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Wayne Healy from our midst; and WHEREAS, Wayne Healy was the beloved husband of Eileen (Nee Mooney) Healy; and WHEREAS, Wayne Healy was the loving father of Colleen, John (Eileen), and Wayne Jr. (Maria); and WHEREAS, Wayne Healy was the Adoring Papa to Nora, William and Elizabeth Cusick, John Jr., Kaileen, Edward, Margaret and Luke Healy; and WHEREAS, Wayne Healy was the devoted son of the late Lillian and Patrick Joseph Healy; and WHEREAS, Wayne Healy was the dear brother of Patricia Boland, Marilyn (the late Austin McNichols), the late Gwendolyn (the late Harry) Baldwin and Jane Healy; and WHEREAS, Wayne Healy was the fond brother-in-law of Felice and (the late Carl Madda), the late Jack and Edward Mooney; and WHEREAS, Wayne Healy will be missed by many nieces, nephews, and friends; and WHEREAS, Wayne Healy touched the lives of many and will be remembered by all who knew him; and WHEREAS, all who knew him will attest that Wayne Healy was a kiapprovePass Action details Not available
15-0778 1 Steven Balourdos, In MemoriamConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION STEVEN BALOURDOS, IN MEMORIAM WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Steven Balourdos from our midst; and WHEREAS, Steven Balourdos was the beloved husband of Sophia Balourdos; and WHEREAS, Steven Balourdos was the loving father of Cathy (Nicholas) Litsos and Michael S. (Vicky) Balourdos; and WHEREAS, Steven Balourdos was the proud grandfather of Billy, Steven, Sophia, and Alessandra; and WHEREAS, Steven Balourdos was the loving brother of Giasemi (Niko) Argyros and the late Michael (Maria) Balourdos; and WHEREAS, Steven Balourdos was the fond uncle of Arthur (Nancy) and John (Maria) Balourdos; and WHEREAS, Steven Balourdos was a well-known restrauranter and real estate developer; and WHEREAS, Steven Balourdos touched the lives of many and will be remembered by all who knew him; and WHEREAS, all who knew him will attest that Steven Balourdos 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; and approvePass Action details Not available
15-0779 1 Edward O'Connell, In MemoriamConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION EDWARD O’CONNELL, IN MEMORIAM WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Edward O’Connell from our midst; and WHEREAS, Edward O’Connell was the beloved husband of Sheila nee Kenny; and WHEREAS, Edward O’Connell was the loving father of Denise (Kevin) King, Thersea (Thomas) O’Connell, Mary Pat (Patrick) Slattery, Edward (Rachel), Bridget (Dianna), Matthew (Mary), Joseph, and Timothy; and WHEREAS, Edward O’Connell was the proud grandfather of Kelly, Caitlin, Shannon, and Bridget King; Meghan, Thomas, Patrick, and Michael O’Connell; Claire Slattery, Alyssa, and Dominic O’Connell; and WHEREAS, Edward O’Connell was the loving brother of John (the late Margaret); and WHEREAS, Edward O’Connell was the fond uncle of many; and WHEREAS, Edward O’Connell touched the lives of many and will be remembered by all who knew him; and WHEREAS, all who knew him will attest that Edward O’Connell was a kind and compassionate man, virtuous of character and gentle in spirit, admired and respected by his many friends and neighbors, and dearly approvePass Action details Not available
15-0781 1 LINDA CATINO, IN MEMORIAMConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION LINDA CATINO, IN MEMORIAM WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Linda Catino from our midst; and WHEREAS, Linda Catino was the beloved wife of Charles, and WHEREAS, Linda Catino was the loving mother of Angela, William (Joanette), Sharon, and Gianna (Bill) Hronopoulos; and WHEREAS, Linda Catino was the beloved daughter of the late Angeline and Rocco Sabbia; and WHEREAS, Linda Catino was the loving grandmother of Charles, Nicolette, William, Anthony, and Billy; and WHEREAS, Linda Catino was the dear sister of Marie (Carmen) Arcieri, Sharon (the late Michael) Coletta, and Angela (James) Macchione; and WHEREAS, Linda Catino was the loving sister-in-law of Marlene (Salvatore) Salvato and Rita Munoz; and WHEREAS, Linda Catino was the fond aunt and great-aunt of many; and WHEREAS, Linda Catino touched the lives of many and will be remembered by all who knew her; and WHEREAS, all who knew her will attest that Linda Catino was a kind and compassionate woman, virtuous of character and gentle in spirit, admired and approvePass Action details Not available
15-0771 1 HONORING THE LIFE AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF JUDY BAAR TOPINKAConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF JUDY BAAR TOPINKA WHEREAS, God, in His infinite wisdom, has called an iconic political leader, renowned for her brilliant intellect, for the vibrancy and warmth of her person, for her deeply principled integrity, for her pioneering work in being fiscally responsible and for her trailblazing as a woman in politics and government, Judy Baar Topinka, from our midst; and WHEREAS, Judy Baar Topinka was born in west suburban Riverside in 1944,to Lillian Mary (Shuss) and William D. Baar, the children of Slovak and Czech immigrants; and WHEREAS, Ms. Topinka graduated from Ferry Hall School, now known as Lake Forest Academy in 1962. Ms. Topinka then attended Northwestern University and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism where she was also a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority; and WHEREAS, in 1965 Ms. Topinka married Joe Topinka and together had a son, Joseph before divorcing Mr. Topinka in 1981; and WHEREAS, after graduating from Northwestern, Ms. ToapprovePass Action details Not available
15-0773 1 JANE MARGARET BYRNEConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF JANE MARGARET BYRNE WHEREAS, God, in His infinite wisdom, has called an iconic political leader, Jane Byrne, renowned for her brilliant intellect, for the vibrancy and warmth of her person, for her deeply principled integrity, for her pioneering work and trailblazing as a woman in politics, government and academia; and WHEREAS, Jane Margaret Byrne was born on May 24, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois to William Patrick Burke and Katherine Marie Nolan; and WHEREAS, in 1955 she graduated from Barat College of the Sacred Heart in Lake Forest, Illinois where she later attended the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she took classes toward receiving a teaching certificate; and WHEREAS, in 1956 she married William P. Byrne, a Marine who later died in a plane crash in 1959. The couple had a daughter, Katherine C. Byrne. Ms. Byrne remarried in 1978 to a journalist Jay McMullen until his death from cancer in 1992; and WHEREAS, in 1960, Ms. Byrne first entered into politics as a volunteer for John F. Kennedy’s camapprovePass Action details Not available
15-0774 1 PAULA MATELA ON HER RETIREMENTConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CONGRATULATIONS TO PAULA MATELA ON HER RETIREMENT WHEREAS, on December 31, 2014, Paula Matela will retire after 27 years of service with Cook County; and WHEREAS, Paula spent the last 20 years in the Office of the Secretary to the Cook County Board of Commissioners and was promoted to Deputy Secretary in 2011; and WHEREAS, Paula, the daughter of the late Armando and Carmina Popolla, was born Paola Popolla on June 6, 1963 in Amaseno, Italy, and is the youngest of five children; and WHEREAS, Paula has a brother, Franco, and sister, Lucia, who still live in Italy and two brothers, Robert and Enzo, who live in Chicago Heights; and WHEREAS, in 1972, Armando Popolla and Paula’s brother, Robert, came to the United States and settled in Chicago Heights, Illinois; and WHEREAS, Paula came to the United States on August 23, 1973 with her mother, Carmina, and brother, Enzo, to join her father and brother in Chicago Heights and Paula eventually changed her name from Paola to Paula; and WHEREAS, at 10 years old, Paula’s new life in the United States waapprovePass Action details Not available
15-0659 1 2015 Board CalendarResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE ANNUAL CALENDAR OF REGULAR MEETINGS FOR 2015 WHEREAS, in accordance with Chapter 2, Article III, Division 2, Section 2-105(a)(1), the Cook County Board of Commissioners shall hold regular meetings pursuant to an annual calendar adopted by resolution of the Board; and WHEREAS, in accordance with Section 2.02 of the Illinois Open Meetings Act, every public body shall give public notice of the schedule of regular meetings at the beginning of each calendar or fiscal year and shall state the regular dates, times and places of such meetings. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Commissioners of Cook County shall hold its regular meetings of the Board at eleven o’clock in the morning in the Cook County Board Room, Room 569, Cook County Building, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois on the following dates during 2015: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Wednesday, March 11, 2015 Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Wednesday, June 10, 2015 Wednesday, July 1approve as amendedPass Action details Video Video
15-0708 1 URGING THE GOVERNOR AND STATE LEGISLATURE TO SUPPORT ADDITIONAL MENTAL HEALTH FUNDING IN ILLINOISResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION URGING THE GOVERNOR AND STATE LEGISLATURE TO SUPPORT ADDITIONAL MENTAL HEALTH FUNDING IN ILLINOIS PURSUANT TO COOK COUNTY BALLOT REFERENDUM WHEREAS, The Cook County Board of Commissioners placed a referendum question before Cook County voters regarding mental health funding in Illinois; and WHEREAS, According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Illinois ranked fourth in the nation in terms of cutting mental health programs, with $187 million in cuts between 2009 and 2012; and WHEREAS, Six of Chicago’s twelve mental health care facilities have been closed by the City of Chicago; and WHEREAS, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart estimates 25-30% of the Cook County Jail population is suffering from mental illness and Cook County Jail is viewed as the largest mental health facility in the United States; and WHEREAS, Violent crime in all of our communities could lead to dissociative identity disorder and residents suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder; and WHEREAS, A study conducted by the University of Chicago suggests that the majorapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0709 1 Holding Financial Institutions Accountable for Predatory LendingResolutionResolution Holding Financial Institutions Accountable for Predatory Lending Sponsored by: Richard Boykin, County Commissioner WHEREAS, predatory lending by financial institutions led to the mortgage foreclosure crisis of 2008 that nearly collapsed the American economy; and WHEREAS, the deception and fraud of predatory lending by certain financial institutions caused irreparable harm to millions of Americans and thousands of citizens in Cook County, entire communities, and contributed to the housing crisis and denied families the American Dream; and WHEREAS, thousands of Cook County citizens lost their homes and their lives were disrupted as a result of being targeted for sub-prime mortgages by certain financial institutions; and WHEREAS, certain financial institutions engaged in fraudulent activity with regard to loan origination, underwriting and the sale of sub-prime mortgages and mortgage backed securities; and WHEREAS, financial institutions involved in targeting individuals, particularly African Americans, Hispanics, and poor white people caused devastatiaccept as substitutedPass Action details Video Video
15-0709 1 Holding Financial Institutions Accountable for Predatory LendingResolutionResolution Holding Financial Institutions Accountable for Predatory Lending Sponsored by: Richard Boykin, County Commissioner WHEREAS, predatory lending by financial institutions led to the mortgage foreclosure crisis of 2008 that nearly collapsed the American economy; and WHEREAS, the deception and fraud of predatory lending by certain financial institutions caused irreparable harm to millions of Americans and thousands of citizens in Cook County, entire communities, and contributed to the housing crisis and denied families the American Dream; and WHEREAS, thousands of Cook County citizens lost their homes and their lives were disrupted as a result of being targeted for sub-prime mortgages by certain financial institutions; and WHEREAS, certain financial institutions engaged in fraudulent activity with regard to loan origination, underwriting and the sale of sub-prime mortgages and mortgage backed securities; and WHEREAS, financial institutions involved in targeting individuals, particularly African Americans, Hispanics, and poor white people caused devastatiadopt as amended by substitutionPass Action details Video Video
15-0709 1 Holding Financial Institutions Accountable for Predatory LendingResolutionResolution Holding Financial Institutions Accountable for Predatory Lending Sponsored by: Richard Boykin, County Commissioner WHEREAS, predatory lending by financial institutions led to the mortgage foreclosure crisis of 2008 that nearly collapsed the American economy; and WHEREAS, the deception and fraud of predatory lending by certain financial institutions caused irreparable harm to millions of Americans and thousands of citizens in Cook County, entire communities, and contributed to the housing crisis and denied families the American Dream; and WHEREAS, thousands of Cook County citizens lost their homes and their lives were disrupted as a result of being targeted for sub-prime mortgages by certain financial institutions; and WHEREAS, certain financial institutions engaged in fraudulent activity with regard to loan origination, underwriting and the sale of sub-prime mortgages and mortgage backed securities; and WHEREAS, financial institutions involved in targeting individuals, particularly African Americans, Hispanics, and poor white people caused devastatiwaive the rulesPass Action details Video Video
15-0709 1 Holding Financial Institutions Accountable for Predatory LendingResolutionResolution Holding Financial Institutions Accountable for Predatory Lending Sponsored by: Richard Boykin, County Commissioner WHEREAS, predatory lending by financial institutions led to the mortgage foreclosure crisis of 2008 that nearly collapsed the American economy; and WHEREAS, the deception and fraud of predatory lending by certain financial institutions caused irreparable harm to millions of Americans and thousands of citizens in Cook County, entire communities, and contributed to the housing crisis and denied families the American Dream; and WHEREAS, thousands of Cook County citizens lost their homes and their lives were disrupted as a result of being targeted for sub-prime mortgages by certain financial institutions; and WHEREAS, certain financial institutions engaged in fraudulent activity with regard to loan origination, underwriting and the sale of sub-prime mortgages and mortgage backed securities; and WHEREAS, financial institutions involved in targeting individuals, particularly African Americans, Hispanics, and poor white people caused devastatiapprove as amendedPass Action details Video Video
15-0703 1 ZERO-BASED BUDGETINGOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT ZERO-BASED BUDGETING BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2 Administration, Article X, Performance Based Management and Budgeting, Sections 2-930 through 2-937 is hereby enacted and amends Chapter 34, Finance, Article I, Generally, Section 34-5 Quarterly Budget Review as follows: Sec. 2-930: Legislative Findings and Purpose. (a) Cook County has an interest in ensuring that every department and agency, including agencies operated by the eleven separately elected officials, and the Cook County Health and Hospitals System operate in an efficient and fiscally responsible manner. (b) Cook County has an interest in improving the delivery of public services through the use of strategic planning, business planning, a sound resource allocation process encompassing the traditional budget process and a framework for managerial accountability to ensure that the County’s goals, mission and objectives focus on countywide results and that the results produced reflect the goals of statutory programs and responsibilities. (referPass Action details Video Video
15-0712 1 Sweat-shop free procurementOrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE SWEAT-SHOP FREE PROCUREMENT ARTICLE IV. PROCUREMENT CODE NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Chapter 34, Article IV, Procurement Code, Division 5. Sweatshop-free procurement, Sec. 34-194 to Sec. 34-196 is hereby enacted as follows: Sec. 34-194. Definitions. The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this division shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning. Abusive forms of child labor means (1) work performed by a person under the age of 18 when the person does not voluntarily seek the work or the person is threatened by the person's employer with physical, mental or emotional harm for nonperformance; (2) work performed by a person under the age of 18 in violation of laws of applicable jurisdiction governing the minimum age of employment, hours and conditions of work, compulsory education, or occupational health and safety; or (3) the use of a person under the age of 18 for illegal activities, including, but not limitreferPass Action details Not available
15-0674 1 Crestwood ZIP Code ResolutionResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION URGING FEDERAL AND STATE OFFICIALS TO CONSIDER THE VILLAGE OF CRESTWOOD’S REQUEST FOR ITS OWN ZIP CODE AND A POST OFFICE WITHIN THE VILLAGE WHEREAS, the Village of Crestwood, Cook County, Illinois, is located in the greater Chicago metropolitan area just a few miles south of the City of Chicago; and WHEREAS, the Village of Crestwood currently has a population of approximately 11,039 and has over 500 commercial, industrial, retail and corporate businesses; and WHEREAS, the Village of Crestwood covers approximately 3.1 square miles of territory; and WHEREAS, the Village has been incorporated since 1928; and WHEREAS, the Village of Crestwood does not have its own ZIP Code nor United States Post Office despite its size, location, number of residents and number of businesses; and WHEREAS, the Village of Crestwood desires its own ZIP Code and United States Post Office in order to best serve its residents and business owners; and WHEREAS, the Village of Crestwood finds the current level of postal service unacceptable in that mail tapprove as amendedPass Action details Video Video
15-0637 1 Berkeley 2015 No Cash Bid Round 1No Cash Bid RequestPROPOSED NO CASH BID REQUEST Requestor: Marian T. Gibson, Village Administrator, Village of Berkeley Request: Approval of No Cash Bid Request Location: Village of Berkeley Volume and Property Index Number: 157, 15-07-307-035-0000; 157, 15-07-307-048-0000; 157, 15-07-307-050-0000; 157, 15-07-307-051-0000; 157, 15-07-307-057-0000 Summary: These five (5) contiguous properties are located in close proximity to the Village Hall and comprise a total of less than 18,000 square feet (.4 acres). The properties are either vacant (15-0507-307-035-0000, 15-0507-307-048-0000 and 15-0507-307-057-0000) or as stated in the affidavit or of occupancy form, have an unoccupied structure (15-0507-307-050-0000 and 15-0507-307-051-0000). This past year the village demolished the structure which was on 15-07-307-035-0000 due to its deleterious and unsafe condition. The village plans on using the property for a public purpose and therefore will file for tax exempt status on all five (5) properties if tax deeds are obtained. The Village intends to retain ownership of the parcelsreferPass Action details Video Video
15-0638 1 Chicago Heights 1 of 2 2015 No Cash Bid Round 1No Cash Bid RequestPROPOSED NO CASH BID REQUEST Requestor: Thomas J. Somer, Corporation Counsel, City of Chicago Heights Request: Approval of No Cash Bid Request Location: City of Chicago Heights Volume and Property Index Number: 013, 32-17-401-002-0000; 013, 32-17-401-003-0000; 013, 32-17-401-004-0000; 015, 32-22-300-004-0000; 015, 32-22-300-017-0000; 018, 32-28-103-001-0000; 018, 32-28-103-002-0000; 018, 32-28-103-003-0000; 018, 32-28-103-004-0000; 018, 32-28-103-005-0000; 018, 32-28-103-006-0000; 018,32-28-103-007-0000; 018, 32-28-103-008-0000; 018, 32-28-103-009-0000; 018, 32-28-103-010-0000; 018, 32-28-103-011-0000; 018, 32-28-103-012-0000; 018, 32-28-103-013-0000; 018, 32-28-103-014-0000; 018, 32-28-103-015-0000; 018, 32-28-103-016-0000; 018, 32-28-103-017-0000; 018, 32-28-103-018-0000; 018, 32-28-103-019-0000; 018, 32-28-103-020-0000; 018, 32-28-103-021-0000; 018, 32-28-213-046-0000 Summary: All of the parcels listed are vacant and without improvement. It is the intention of the City of Chicago Heights to use all parcels for the redevelopment of the areas in which the referPass Action details Not available
15-0639 1 City of Chicago Heights Approval of No Cash Bid RequestNo Cash Bid RequestPROPOSED NO CASH BID REQUEST Requestor: Thomas J. Somer, Corporation Counsel, City of Chicago Heights Request: Approval of No Cash Bid Request Location: City of Chicago Heights Volume and Property Index Number: 013, 32-17-401-001-0000; 015, 32-21-213-042-0000; 015, 32-21-411-002-0000; 015, 32-21-411-010-0000; 015, 32-22-300-008-0000 Summary: PINs 32-17-401-001-0000, 32-21-213-042-0000, 32-21-411-010-0000, and 32-22-300-008-0000 have unoccupied and abandoned commercial structures that will be demolished due to their condition upon ownership. PIN 32-21-411-002-0000 has an unoccupied and abandoned residential structure that will be demolished due to their condition upon ownership. It is the intention of the City of Chicago Heights to use all parcels for the commercial redevelopment of the areas in which the parcels are located. The commercial redevelopment of the parcels will return the property to a viable use beneficial to the municipality. The commercial redevelopment will also return the properties to a tax producing status, thereby generating economic referPass Action details Not available
15-0640 1 Village of Crestwood Approval of No Cash Bid RequestNo Cash Bid RequestPROPOSED NO CASH BID REQUEST Requestor: Louis Presta, Mayor, Village of Crestwood Request: Approval of No Cash Bid Request Location: Village of Crestwood Volume and Property Index Number: 024, 28-02-309-012-0000; 024, 28-02-309-015-0000; 024, 28-02-309-016-0000; 024, 28-02-309-017-0000; 024, 28-02-309-018-0000; 024, 28-02-309-019-0000; 024, 28-02-309-023-0000; 024, 28-02-309-024-0000 Summary: The number of parcels in this request is eight (8). The properties are currently vacant and it is the intention of the Village to return these parcels to tax-paying status through commercial redevelopment. This would benefit the Village by adding commercial property and businesses to the Village and increasing the Village’s assessed valuation. The Village will initially file for tax exempt status upon receipt and filing of tax deeds, but expects to return the property to tax-paying status at the earliest possible time. At the present time there are no Third Party Requests, no prospective developers and no organizations identified to assume development or ownership referPass Action details Not available
15-0641 1 Village of Crestwood Approval of No Cash Bid RequestNo Cash Bid RequestPROPOSED NO CASH BID REQUEST Requestor: Louis Presta, Mayor, Village of Crestwood Request: Approval of No Cash Bid Request Location: Village of Crestwood Volume and Property Index Number: 025, 28-03-100-075-0000 Summary: The number of parcels in this request is one (1). The property is currently vacant and it is the intention of the Village to retain the property as a working retention pond. This would benefit the Village by providing additional operational storm water maintenance in a detention pond that is currently not operational. The Village will initially file for tax exempt status upon receipt and filing of tax deeds, but expects to return the property to tax-paying status at the earliest possible time. At the present time there are no Third Party Requests, no prospective developers and no organizations identified to assume development or ownership of this parcel. The Village will retain legal counsel to obtain the tax deeds and bear all legal and other costs associated with acquisition of the parcel. The Village of Crestwood agrees to submit to threferPass Action details Not available
15-0642 1 Village of Crestwood Approval of No Cash Bid RequestNo Cash Bid RequestPROPOSED NO CASH BID REQUEST Requestor: Louis Presta, Mayor, Village of Crestwood Request: Approval of No Cash Bid Request Location: Village of Crestwood Volume and Property Index Number: 025, 28-03-200-020-0000 Summary: The number of parcels in this request is one (1). The property is currently vacant and it is the intention of the Village to return this parcel to tax-paying status through commercial redevelopment. This would benefit the Village by adding commercial property and businesses to the Village and increasing the Village’s assessed valuation. The Village will initially file for tax exempt status upon receipt and filing of tax deeds, but expects to return the property to tax-paying status at the earliest possible time. At the present time there are no Third Party Requests, no prospective developers and no organizations identified to assume development or ownership of this parcel. The Village will retain legal counsel to obtain the tax deeds and bear all legal and other costs associated with acquisition of the parcel. The Village of Crestwood areferPass Action details Not available
15-0643 1 Village of Crestwood Approve No Cash Bid RequestNo Cash Bid RequestPROPOSED NO CASH BID REQUEST Requestor: Louis Presta, Mayor, Village of Crestwood Request: Approve No Cash Bid Request Location: Village of Crestwood Volume and Property Index Number: 025, 28-03-201-006-0000 Summary: The number of parcels in this request is one (1). The property is currently vacant and it is the intention of the Village to return this parcel to tax-paying status and provide affordable housing. This would benefit the Village by adding commercial property and businesses to the Village and increasing the Village’s assessed valuation. The Village will initially file for tax exempt status upon receipt and filing of tax deeds, but expects to return the property to tax-paying status at the earliest possible time. At the present time there are no Third Party Requests, no prospective developers and no organizations identified to assume development or ownership of this parcel. The Village will retain legal counsel to obtain the tax deeds and bear all legal and other costs associated with acquisition of the parcel. The Village of Crestwood agreesreferPass Action details Not available
15-0644 1 Village of Crestwood Approval of No Cash RequestNo Cash Bid RequestPROPOSED NO CASH BID REQUEST Requestor: Louis Presta, Mayor, Village of Crestwood Request: Approval of No Cash Request Location: Village of Crestwood Volume and Property Index Number: 025, 28-03-307-007-0000 Summary: The number of parcels in this request is one (1). The property is currently vacant and it is the intention of the Village to return this parcel to tax-paying status through commercial redevelopment. This would benefit the Village by adding commercial property and businesses to the Village and increasing the Village’s assessed valuation. The Village will initially file for tax exempt status upon receipt and filing of tax deeds, but expects to return the property to tax-paying status at the earliest possible time. At the present time there are no Third Party Requests, no prospective developers and no organizations identified to assume development or ownership of this parcel. The Village will retain legal counsel to obtain the tax deeds and bear all legal and other costs associated with acquisition of the parcel. The Village of Crestwood agrees treferPass Action details Not available
15-0645 1 Village of Crestwood Approval of No Cash Bid RequestNo Cash Bid RequestPROPOSED NO CASH BID REQUEST Requestor: Louis Presta, Mayor, Village of Crestwood Request: Approval of No Cash Bid Request Location: Village of Crestwood Volume and Property Index Number: 025, 28-03-413-008-0000; 025, 28-03-413-012-0000; 025, 28-03-413-026-0000 Summary: The number of parcels in this request is three (3). The property is currently vacant and it is the intention of the Village to return these parcels to tax-paying status through commercial redevelopment. This would benefit the Village by adding commercial property and businesses to the Village and increasing the Village’s assessed valuation. The Village will initially file for tax exempt status upon receipt and filing of tax deeds, but expects to return the property to tax-paying status at the earliest possible time. At the present time there are no Third Party Requests, no prospective developers and no organizations identified to assume development or ownership of these parcels. The Village will retain legal counsel to obtain the tax deeds and bear all legal and other costs associated witreferPass Action details Not available
15-0646 1 Village of Dixmoor Approval of No Cash Bid RequestNo Cash Bid RequestPROPOSED NO CASH BID REQUEST Requestor: Dorothy Armstrong, Mayor, Village of Dixmoor Request: Approval of No Cash Bid Request Location: Village of Dixmoor Volume and Property Index Number: 197, 29-06-424-038-0000; 197, 29-06-424-039-0000; 197, 29-06-424-040-0000; 197, 29-06-424-041-0000; 197, 29-06-424-042-0000; 197, 29-06-424-043-0000; 197, 29-06-424-044-0000; 197, 29-06-424-045-0000; 197, 29-06-424-046-0000; 197, 29-06-424-047-0000; 197, 29-06-424-048-0000; 197, 29-06-424-049-0000; 197, 29-06-424-050-0000; 197, 29-06-424-051-0000; 197, 29-06-424-052-0000; 197, 29-06-424-053-0000; 197, 29-06-424-054-0000; 197, 29-06-424-055-0000, 197, 29-06-424-056-0000; 197, 29-06-424-057-0000; 197, 29-06-424-058-0000; 197, 29-06-424-059-0000; 197, 29-06-424-060-0000; 197, 29-06-424-061-0000; 197, 29-06-424-062-0000; 197, 29-06-424-063-0000; 197, 29-07-126-001-0000; 197, 29-07-139-005-0000; 197, 29-07-139-006-0000; 197, 29-07-139-011-0000; 197, 29-07-139- 016-0000; 197, 29-07-139-017-0000; 197, 29-07-139-018-0000; 197, 29-07-139-019-0000; 197, 29-07-139-020referPass Action details Not available
15-0647 1 City of Markham Approval of No Cash Bid RequestNo Cash Bid RequestPROPOSED NO CASH BID REQUEST Requestor: David Webb, Jr., Mayor, City of Markham Request: Approval of No Cash Bid Request Location: City of Markham Volume and Property Index Number: 029, 28-13-328-040-0000; 029, 28-13-328-039-0000; 030, 28-14-425-041-0000; 030, 28-14-429-040-0000; 030, 28-14-430-032-0000; 032, 28-22-407-024-0000; 032, 28-22-407-025-0000; 032, 28-24-203-019-0000; 032, 28-24-204-001-0000; 032, 28-24-206-023-0000; 211, 29-19-100-016-0000; 211, 29-19-100-053-0000; 211, 29-19-101-033-0000; 211, 29-19-102-008-0000; 211, 29-19-102-009-0000; 211, 29-19-102-010-0000; 211, 29-19-102-001011-0000; 211, 29-19-103-001-0000; 211, 29-19-103-002-0000; 211, 29-19-103-003-0000; 211, 29-19-103-004-0000; 211, 29-19-103-005-0000; 211, 29-19-103-006-0000; 211, 29-19-103-007-0000; 211, 29-19-103-008-0000; 211, 29-19-103-009-0000; 211, 29-19-103-010-0000; 211, 29-19-103-011-0000; 211, 29-19-103-012-0000; 211, 29-19-103-013-0000; 211, 29-19-103- 014-0000; 211, 2829-19-103-015-0000; 211, 2829-19-103-016-0000; 211, 2829-19-103-017-0000; 211, 2829-19-103-referPass Action details Not available
15-0648 1 Village of Steger Approval of No Cash Bid RequestNo Cash Bid RequestPROPOSED NO CASH BID REQUEST Requestor: Ken A. Peterson, Jr., Mayor, Village of Steger Request: Approval of No Cash Bid Request Location: Village of Steger Volume and Property Index Number: 018, 32-27-403-008-0000; 018, 32-27-403-010-0000; 021, 32-34-200-006-0000; 021, 32-35-100-004-0000; 021, 32-35-100-033-0000 Summary: All of the parcels listed are vacant and without improvement. It is the intention of the Village of Steger to use all parcels for the redevelopment of the areas in which the parcels are located. The redevelopment of the parcels will return the property to a viable use beneficial to the municipality. The redevelopment will also return the properties to a tax producing status, thereby generating economic development for the municipality and other taxing bodies. The Village of Steger, at this time, does not have an immediate intention to convey any Tax Certificate of Purchase from Cook County or any perfected deed to any Third Party Requestor. Also, the Village of Steger will accept an assignment of all Tax Certificate of Purchase froreferPass Action details Not available
15-0649 1 Village of Steger Approval of No Cash Bid RequestNo Cash Bid RequestPROPOSED NO CASH BID REQUEST Requestor: Ken A. Peterson, Jr., Mayor, Village of Steger Request: Approval of No Cash Bid Request Location: Village of Steger Volume and Property Index Number: 018, 32-27-403-004-0000; 018, 32-27-403-009-0000; 021, 32-34-200-007-0000 Summary: These PINs have unoccupied and abandoned commercial structures that will be demolished due to their condition upon ownership. PIN 32-27-403-004-0000 also has a residential structure that will be demolished due to its condition upon ownership. It is the intention of the Village of Steger to use all parcels for the commercial redevelopment of the areas in which the parcels are located. The commercial redevelopment of the parcels will return the property to a viable use beneficial to the municipality. The commercial redevelopment will also return the properties to a tax producing status, thereby generating economic development for the municipality and other taxing bodies. The Village of Steger, at this time, does not have an immediate intention to convey any Tax Certificate of Purchase fromreferPass Action details Not available
15-0675 1 presidentialappointmentsOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED SUBSTIUTE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT TO ITEM 15-0675 AN ORDINANCE GOVERNING PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTMENTS TO COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENTS OR AGENCIES BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2, Article IV, Division 1, Section 2-141 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as follows: Section 2-141. - Presidential Appointments requiring advice and consent of the Board of Commissioners. The following Cook County employees or officials shall be appointed by the President, with the advice and consent of the Board of Commissioners: (a) Administrative Hearing Director (pursuant to Section 2-901 of the County’s Code of Ordinances); (b) Animal Control Administrator (pursuant to 510 ILCS 5/1); (c) Auditor (pursuant to Section 2-311 of the County’s Code of Ordinances); (d) Budget Director (pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-14005); (e) Bureau Chief of Economic Development (pursuant to this Section); (f) Bureau Chief of Human Resources (pursuant to this Section); (g) Chief Administrative Officer (pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-14006); (h) Chief Financial Officer referPass Action details Video Video
15-0676 1 Surplus Highway Property OrdinanceOrdinance AmendmentSponsored by Larry Suffredin, Cook County Commissioner PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT An Ordinance Governing the Disposition of Surplus Cook County Transportation and Highway Department Property NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Part I. General Ordinances, Chapter 66. Roads and Bridges, Article I. In General, Sections 66-2, is hereby enacted as follows: Sec. 66-2. Surplus Highway Property. It shall be the policy of the Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways to transfer any: 1) surplus lane mile of pavement of one mile or less in length; and/or 2) any surplus parcel of land of one acre or less that is currently under the jurisdiction of the Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways. In determining whether a parcel is “surplus,” the Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways (DOTH) shall first ascertain whether the parcel is required for highway purposes, and if not, shall request approval from the Illinois Department of Transportation for disposition of such parcel. Upon receipt referPass Action details Not available
15-0706 1 DISCUSS PENDING LEGISLATION BEFORE THE ILLINOIS GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESSResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION REQUESTING A HEARING OF THE LEGISLATION AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE TO DISCUSS PENDING LEGISLATION BEFORE THE ILLINOIS GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS WHEREAS, the Illinois General Assembly and the United States Congress are currently considering numerous bills that effect the services and operation of Cook County; and WHEREAS, the County’s intergovernmental relations staff and hired lobbyists are actively monitoring the legislation that effects Cook County’s services and operations; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners wishes to be updated on the status of certain bills pending before the Illinois General Assembly and the United States Congress so that it may take positions and communicate such positions to the legislation bodies on the relevant proposed legislation; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Cook County Board of Commissioners does hereby request that a meeting of the Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee be convened to discuss the status of pending legislation in the IllreferPass Action details Not available
15-0707 1 COOK COUNTY LOBBYIST REGISTRATION FEESOrdinance AmendmentA TECHNICAL AMENDMENT TO THE COOK COUNTY LOBBYIST REGISTRATION FEES NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that. Part I. General Ordinances, Chapter 32. Fees, Section 32-1. Fee Schedule, Chapter 2, Administration is hereby amended as follows: 2-633(a)(6) Annual lobbyist registration fee, per entity and per exclusive lobbyist 350.00 2-6337(ca) Lobbyist registration, late filing fee, per day 5100.00 2-6347(fb) Late filing of report, per day Violations of the Lobbyist Registration Ordinance other than Section 2-637(a) 250.00 Effective date: This ordinance shall be in effect immediately upon adoption.waive the rulesPass Action details Video Video
15-0707 1 COOK COUNTY LOBBYIST REGISTRATION FEESOrdinance AmendmentA TECHNICAL AMENDMENT TO THE COOK COUNTY LOBBYIST REGISTRATION FEES NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that. Part I. General Ordinances, Chapter 32. Fees, Section 32-1. Fee Schedule, Chapter 2, Administration is hereby amended as follows: 2-633(a)(6) Annual lobbyist registration fee, per entity and per exclusive lobbyist 350.00 2-6337(ca) Lobbyist registration, late filing fee, per day 5100.00 2-6347(fb) Late filing of report, per day Violations of the Lobbyist Registration Ordinance other than Section 2-637(a) 250.00 Effective date: This ordinance shall be in effect immediately upon adoption.approvePass Action details Video Video
15-0658 1 Bills and Claims Report Period 10/30/14-11/26/14ReportREPORT Department: Comptroller’s Office Request: Receive and File Report Title: Bills and Claims Report Report Period: 10/30/2014-11/26/2014 Summary: This report to be received and filed is to comply with the Amended Procurement Code Chapter 34-125 (k). The Comptroller shall provide to the Board of Commissioners a report of all payments made pursuant to contracts for supplies, materials and equipment and for professional and managerial services for Cook County, including the 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
15-0651 1 Imagitek, d/b/a ProdagioContract Amendment (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Office of Chief Procurement Officer Vendor: Imagitek, Ltd., d/b/a Prodagio, LLC, League City, Texas Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Contract Management System Current Contract Period: 3/16/2012 - 11/30/2014 Proposed Contract Extension Period: 12/1//2014 - 11/30/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $381,003.38 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 3/15/2012 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): 5/8/2013, Increase $231,684.00, Extension 7/1/ 2013 - 11/30/2014 Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): (9/26/2012, Increase $45,000.00); (3/19/2013, Increase $4,719.38) This Increase Requested: $93,524.98 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2015 $93,524.98 Accounts: (1400908744, $45,000); (030-441, $48,524.98) Contract Number(s): 12-88-058 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The ChiefapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0586 1 Worsham CollegeAgreementPROPOSED AGREEMENT Department: Cook County Medical Examiner Other Part(ies): Worsham College of Mortuary Science, Wheeling, Illinois Request: To allow the Worsham College of Mortuary Science to use the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office as an educational requirement for students to participate in an embalming clinical where students must actively participate in embalming. The College wishes to do this requirement at the Medical Examiner’s Office. Goods or Services: The Cook County Medical Examiner is providing the cadavers to Worsham College of Mortuary Science to fulfill student’s education requirement. Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: 12/18/2014 to 12/31/2019 Fiscal Impact: This is a revenue generating agreement, $4,000.00 per year. Accounts: General Fund - Medical Examiner Fees Summary: Worsham College of Mortuary Science is requesting to use the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office to provide cadavers for students to participate in an embalming clinical to fulfill their education requirement. The College and the Medical EapprovePass Action details Not available
15-0005 1 Old Orchard IGA 14-A8327-09-RPIntergovernmental Agreement (Highway)PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Village of Skokie, Illinois Request: Approval Goods or Services: Intergovernmental Agreement with the Village of Skokie wherein the Village will direct the Phase II Design Engineering services and preparation of construction plans, specifications, estimates and contract documents for improvements along Old Orchard Road from Edens Expressway (I-94) northbound ramp to Skokie Boulevard. This Phase II Design Engineering follows a recently completed Village Phase I Engineering Study along the subject Old Orchard Road corridor and was conducted through a previous County/Village Agreement. Location: Old Orchard Road, Edens Expressway (I-94) northbound ramp to Skokie Boulevard in the Village of Skokie. Section: 14-A8327-09-RP Centerline Mileage: 0.38 County Board District: 13 Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: N/A Fiscal Impact: $$485,605.27 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund 600-585 Account Summary: It is approvePass Action details Video Video
15-0009 1 Roselle Rod 14-V6039-02-TLImprovement 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: This improvement, as proposed, will consist addition of a southbound right turn lane, temporary traffic signal installation, permanent traffic signal installation, interconnection of five traffic signal installations, sidewalk, drainage, landscaping, and other necessary highway appurtenances. Location: Roselle Road at Schaumburg Road, in the Village of Schaumburg Section: 14-V6039-02-TL County Board District(s): 15 Centerline Mileage: N/A Fiscal Impact: $1,200,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund 600-585- Account Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits for adoption, a resolution appropriating funds for the improvement along Roselle Road at Schaumburg Road in the Village of Schaumburg.approvePass Action details Not available
15-0024 1 167th StreetImprovement 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: This improvement, as proposed, will consist of the complete removal and replacement of the existing bituminous pavement with Portland Cement Concrete (PCC) Pavement, installation of four (4) new dedicated turn lanes at the Halsted Street intersection to provide for safe truck turning movements and efficient traffic operations, traffic signal modernization, upgrading of the existing storm drain system, water main installation, sidewalk removal and replacement, traffic control and protection, pavement marking, landscaping, engineering and other necessary highway appurtenances. Location: 167th Street, Center Street to Lowe Avenue in the City of Harvey Section: 14-B5932-01-RP County Board District(s): 5, 6 Centerline Mileage: N/A Fiscal Impact: $4,675,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: (600-585 Account) Summary:approvePass Action details Not available
15-0010 1 167th DCEOGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Department of Transportation and Highways Grantee: Cook County Government Grantor: Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: Grant Award Resolution 167th Street, Center Street to Lowe Avenue Section: 14-B5932-01-RP in the City of Harvey in County Board District #5 The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits for adoption, a resolution authorizing the acceptance of a $2.5 million construction grant award from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for the improvement of 167th Street from Center Street to Lowe Avenue in the City of Harvey and designating Toni Preckwinkle, President, Cook County Board of Commissioners, to execute all agreements to accept this grant from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. This improvement, as proposed, will consist of P.C.C. pavement construction including, but not limited to, pavement removal, earth excavation, storm sewer, curb and gutter, traffic signal insapprovePass Action details Not available
15-0011 1 Construction Report 10-31-2014ReportREPORT Department: Transportation and Highways Request: Receive and File Report Title: Bureau of Construction Monthly Progress Report Report Period: Ending 10/31/2014 Summary: Submitted a copy of the Construction Bureau Report ending 10/31/2014receive and filePass Action details Not available
15-0015 1 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP)Supplemental Improvement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED SUPPLEMENTAL IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Supplemental Improvement Resolution Request: Refer to the Committee of Roads and Bridges Project: Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), which will provide a strategic framework for the improvement of transportation facilities and services in the County, comprehensive planning with municipalities, protection and improvement of regional air quality and the establishment of County performance measures. Location: Countywide Section: 12-6LRTP-01-ES County Board District: Countywide Centerline Mileage: N/A Fiscal Impact: $450,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: 600-585 Account Board Approved Date and Amount: 06/05/2012 $1,000,000.00. Increased Amount: $450,000.00 Total Adjusted Amount: $1,450,000.00 Summary: This plan, as proposed, will include preparation of a Countywide transportation system inventory; providing forecast socioeconomic data to establish futureferPass Action details Not available
15-0329 1 Supp Appr Res LRTPSupplemental Improvement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED SUPPLEMENTAL IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Supplemental Improvement Resolution Request: Refer to the Committee of Roads and Bridges Project: Pavement Rehabilitation 2014 Location: Various Locations throughout Cook County Section: 14-REHAB-01-PV County Board District: Countywide Centerline Mileage: N/A Fiscal Impact: $600,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: 600-585 Account Board Approved Date and Amount: 05-21-2014 $2,750,000.00 Increased Amount: $600,000.00 Total Adjusted Amount: $3,350,000.00 Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits for adoption a supplemental resolution appropriating funds for the improvement of County Highways at various locations throughout Cook County. This improvement, as proposed, will consist of milling and resurfacing of the existing bituminous pavement with hot-mix asphalt or diamond grinding existing concrete pavement and shall includereferPass Action details Not available
15-0330 1 Res Engr SerAppropriating Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED APPROPRIATING RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): N/A Request: Approval Good(s) or Services(s): Preliminary Engineering Services Location: Various Locations throughout Cook County in County Board Districts Countywide Section: 14-6PESV-03-ES Fiscal Impact: $2,200,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund 600-585 Account Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits for adoption a resolution appropriating funds for Phase I and Part A preliminary engineering and environmental services to be conducted by an outside consulting engineering firm for the research and investigations of County projects at various locations throughout Cook County, and said services shall be supervised by County Forces. These services are needed to enable the Department to continue its mission of providing safe, efficient and effective transportation facilities for the general public in Cook County. This appropriation is made in anticipation of a forthcoming contract to bapprovePass Action details Not available
15-0331 1 Appr Res Engr Ser DesignAppropriating Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED APPROPRIATING RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): N/A Request: Approval Good(s) or Services(s): Phase II and Part B Design Engineering Services Location: Various Locations throughout Cook County, in County Board Districts Countywide Section: 14-8DESV-03-EG Fiscal Impact: $2,200,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: 600-585 Account Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits for adoption a resolution appropriating funds for Phase II and Part B design engineering services to be conducted by an outside consulting engineering firm for the preparation of roadway design plans and contract documents for the construction of County projects at various locations throughout Cook County, and said services shall be supervised by County Forces. These services are needed to enable the Department to continue its mission of providing safe, efficient and effective transportation facilities for the general public in Cook County. This appropriation is mapprovePass Action details Not available
15-0417 1 Genoa Business Forms, Sycamore, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Bureau of Administration, Printing and Graphic Services (PGS) Vendor: Genoa Business Forms, Sycamore, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Printing of Carbonless Forms Contract Value: $ 431,572.80 Contract period: 1/01/2015 - 12/31/2016, with three (3), one (1) year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY2015 $215,786.40, FY2016 $215,786.40 Accounts: 530750 Contract Number(s): 1435-13499 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: Competitive bidding procedures were followed in accordance with the Procurement Code. On 8/25/2014, bids were solicited to purchase carbonless form printing services. Genoa Business Forms was the lowest, responsive and responsible bidder. Carbonless form printing requests are submitted by various County departments including the Clerk of the Court, Sheriff, Health and Hospitals, Statapprove as amendedPass Action details Video Video
15-0022 1 Theft of ServicesOrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE THEFT OF SERVICES BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 58 OFFENSES AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS, ARTICLE II. OFFENSES INVOLVING PROPERTY RIGHTS, SECTION 58-47 of the Cook County Code is hereby enacted as Follows: Sec. 58-47. Theft of Services. (a) Unlawful Act. A person commits theft when he or she knowingly obtains the temporary use of property, labor or services of another which are available only for hire, by means of refusal, threat, deception, or knowing that such use is without the consent of the person providing the property, labor or services. Where compensation for service is ordinarily paid immediately upon the rendering of such service or immediately upon the request for compensation by fare collectors, refusal to pay or absconding without payment or offer to pay gives rise to a presumption that the service was obtained by deception as to intention to pay. (b) Penalty. Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be fined $100.00 for each offense. Effective date: This ordinance sreferPass Action details Video Video
15-0591 1 Proposed Grant Agreement with Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation for Solar Thermal Wall Systems Installation at 4 Highway MaintenanceGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Office of Capital Planning & Policy Grantee: County of Cook Grantor: Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: Solar Thermal Installation Grant Amount: $295,000.00 Grant Period: 11/1/2014 - 10/31/2015 Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The solar walls will be installed at four (4) Cook County Highway facilities (Des Plaines, Orland Park, Schaumburg, and Riverdale). The solar walls will be built vertically and affixed to existing building walls with southern orientations to maximize energy harvest. The solar walls will offset the natural gas used to heat these facilities that are responsible for the maintenance of 1,474 lane miles of pavement, 130 bridges, 332 traffic signals & 5 pumping stations within Cook County. The solar wall systems convert solar energy to heat with up to 80% efficiency and will reduce gas firapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0548 1 CMS IHIE Lease 69WLease AgreementPROPOSED LEASE AGREEMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Approve a (New) Lease Agreement Landlord: County of Cook Tenant: State of Illinois, Department of Central Management Services Location: George W. Dunne Cook County Office Building, 69 West Washington Street, Suite 818, Chicago, Illinois Term/Extension Period: 2/1/2015 (subject to completion of improvements) to 1/31/2020 Space Occupied: 5,366 rentable square feet Monthly Rent: Lease Year Base Rent (psf) Annual Base Rent Monthly Base Rent |109| $17.00 $91,221.96 $7,601.83 |109| $17.51 $93,958.56 $7,829.88 |109| $18.04 $96,802.68 $8,066.89 |109| $18.58 $99,700.32 $8.308.36 |109| $19.14 $102,705.24 $8,558.77 Option Period: |109| $19.71 $105,763.92 $8,813.66 |109| $20.30 $108,929.76 $9,077.48 |109| $20.91 $112,203.12 $9,350.26 |10 9| $21.54 $115,583.64 $9,631.97 10 $22.19 $119,071.56 $9,922.63 Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: Miscellaneous Revenues Option to Renew: One 5 year option (Lease Years six through ten) TerminatdeferPass Action details Video Video
15-0561 1 ELWI License CL16 Daley CenterLicense AgreementPROPOSED LICENSE AGREEMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Approve a (New) License Agreement Licensor: County of Cook Licensee: Elder Law and Wellness Initiative, NFP Location: Daley Center, 50 West Washington, CL-16 Term/Extension Period: Three years, commencing 1/1/2015, to be renewed thereafter annually unless terminated by either party Space Occupied: 949 Square feet Monthly Rent: Annual License Fee: $10 (and other valuable consideration) Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: Miscellaneous Revenues Option to Renew: N/A Termination: By either party on 30 days’ prior written notice Utilities Included: Yes Summary/Notes: Elder Law and Wellness Initiative will support and promote the stable operation of the Cook County Elder Justice Center by connecting seniors with elder-sensitive professionals and agencies that will equip them to navigate the legal and social challenges commonly associated with aging, and address their individual legal and social support concerns. Elder Law and Wellness approvePass Action details Video Video
15-0566 1 118 Shoe Shine License AgrmntLicense AgreementPROPOSED LICENSE AGREEMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Approval of a (New) License Agreement Licensor: County of Cook Licensee: Mr. Stevie Fulton Location: 118 N. Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois 60602 Term/Extension Period: Three years, commencing 1/1/2015, to be renewed thereafter annually, unless terminated by either party. Space Occupied: 100 Square Feet (approximately) Monthly Rent: Annual Monthly PSF $1,200.00 $100.00 $12.00 Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: Miscellaneous Revenues Option to Renew: N/A Termination: By either party on 30 days’ notice; immediately by County in the event of default by Licensee under the License Utilities Included: Yes Summary/Notes: The prior license for this space was approved by the Board on 12/17/2008. Mr. Fulton was under contract with the prior licensee to work in the licensed area and has requested a license with the County to operate the shoe shine stand. Mr. Fulton has been operating under a temporary use permit to avoid the interruptiapprovePass Action details Not available
15-0599 1 Resolution for agreement with WBC to support CASEResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Resolution authorizing agreement with World Business Chicago to support Chicago Anchors for a Strong Economy (CASE) WHEREAS, the Chicago Anchors for a Strong Economy (“CASE”) is an initiative organized and spearheaded by World Business Chicago (“WBC”) to create economic opportunities for local suppliers by fostering strategic relationships with anchor institutions and equipping them with the necessary tools to successfully compete for contracts where needed; and WHEREAS, the County of Cook (“County”) through the Bureau of Economic Development desires to enter into a membership agreement with WBC, a not for-profit economic development organization, in order to work with and financially support the CASE initiative; and WHEREAS, CASE will focus on strengthening growth clusters , as well as assisting local businesses from targeted communities across Cook County; and WHEREAS, Cook County’s membership in CASE will allow Cook County to serve as an anchor institution which will help further create economic opportunities for local suppliers; and WHEREASapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0320 1 Indian Boundary Division HQ-Renovations fee waiver requestReduced 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: 9 Township: Leyden Property: 8800 W. Forest Preserve Dr, Chicago Permit Number: 140173 Description: Indian Boundary Division HQ-Renovations Original Permit Fee: $10713.45 Percent Waived: 5 Amount Waived and Fiscal Impact: $535.67approvePass Action details Video Video
15-0600 1 COOK COUNTY ZONING USE CERTIFICATE ADOPTING ORDINANCEOrdinanceCOOK COUNTY ZONING USE CERTIFICATE ADOPTING ORDINANCE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Chapter 54 LICENSES, PERMITS, AND MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS REGULATIONS, ARTICLE XI - ZONING USE CERTIFICATE, is hereby adopted as follows: ARTICLE XI - ZONING USE CERTIFICATE. Section 54-400. SHORT TITLE. This Article shall be known and may be cited as the “Cook County Zoning Use Certificate Ordinance,” and is adopted pursuant to Cook County’s Home Rule powers. Section 54-401. PURPOSE. To promote and safeguard the public health, safety, comfort, convenience, and the general welfare of the people of unincorporated Cook County, Illinois, and to establish fees and penalties for the enforcement of this Article. Section 54-402. RULES AND DEFINITIONS. The rules applicable to and definitions of terms used in this Article XI-Zoning Use Certificate shall be the same as those terms are set forth and defined in Chapter 102, Section 102-103 and Appendix A-ZONING, Article 14, as applicable. Section 54-403. ZONING USE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED. A Certificate oreferPass Action details Video Video
15-0484 1 Remington Northwest LLC 6bResolution (Class 6B) No Purchase for Value TEERMPROPOSED RESOLUTION REMINGTON NORTHWEST LLC 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: Remington Northwest LLC Address: 450 Remington Road Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Schaumburg Cook County District: 15 Permanent Index Number: 07-11-303-021-0000; 07-11-303-022-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: R-14-069 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 12 Special circumstances justification requested: Yes TEERM (TEMPORARY EMERGENCY ECONOMIC RECOVERY MODIFICATION (Vacant for more than 12 months but less than 24 months - No Purchase for Value) Justification: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: 20 full-time, 0 part-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: 75 full-time, 6 part-time Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: 75 full-time, 6 part-time Estimated Number of construction jobs: 15-18 Proposed use of referPass Action details Video Video
15-0486 1 Bloomingdale Enterprises 6bResolution (Class 6B) Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION BLOOMINGDALE ENTERPRISES 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: Bloomingdale Enterprises Address: 401 Chaddick Drive Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Wheeling Cook County District: 14 Permanent Index Number: 03-11-409-009-0000; 03-11-409-010-0000; 03-11-409-011-0000; 03-11-409-012-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: 14-114 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 13 Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: 15 full-time, 0 part-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: 10 full-time, 0 part-time Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: 10 full-time, 0 part-time Estimated Number of construction jobs: TBD full-time, TBD part-time Proposed use of property: Manufacturing of polyvinyl chloride films and sheeting Living Wage Ordinance CoreferPass Action details Not available
15-0521 1 Yaser Mohammed Class 8Resolution (Class 8) No Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION YASER MOHAMMED CLASS 8 PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 application containing the following information: Applicant: Yaser Mohammed Address: 2017 Western Avenue Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Chicago Heights Cook County District: 5 Permanent Index Number: 32-30-102-026-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: 2014-46 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 49 Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: TBD full-time, TBD part-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: 0 full-time, 0 part-time Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: 0 full-time, 0 part-time Estimated Number of construction jobs: TBD full-time, TBD part-time Proposed use of property: Commercial retail-office space Living Wage Ordinance Compliance Affidavit Provided: Yes WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adoreferPass Action details Not available
15-0522 1 Cabot Acquisitions LLC 6b SERResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CABOT ACQUISITIONS, LLC CLASS 6B SER WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b Sustainable Emergency Relief (SER) application containing the following information: Applicant: Cabot Acquisitions, LLC Address: 6220 West 73rd Street Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Bedford Park Cook County District: 11 Permanent Index Number: 19-29-100-074-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: 13-013 Number of years property occupied by same industrial user: 14 Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Evidence of economic hardship: Obsolescence, Deterioration, Excessive Vacancy, Inadequate Utilities, Decline in Equalized Assessed Value in at least three of last five years Estimated # of jobs created by this project: N/A Estimated # of jobs retained at this location: 44 full-time, 22 part-time Estimated # of employees in Cook County: 44 full-time, 22 part-time Estimated # of construction jobs: N/A Proposed use of property: Industrial referPass Action details Not available
15-0583 1 The Bazaar, Inc. or Its AssigneeResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION THE BAZAAR, INC. OR ITS ASSIGNEE 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: The Bazaar, Inc. or Its Assignee Address: 2074 North George Street, Melrose Park, Illinois 60160 Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Village of Melrose Park Cook County District: 16 Permanent Index Number: 12-34-401-017-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: 53-14 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 12 Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: Two (3)- six(6) full-time, three (3)- six (6) part-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: Six (6) full-time Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: Six (6) full-time Estimated Number of construction jobs: five (5) Proposed use of property: The property will be used for warehousing and distribution Living Wage Ordinance ComplreferPass Action details Not available
15-0592 1 Realty Associates Fund VIII, L.P.ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION REALTY ASSOCIATES FUND VIII, L.P. 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: Realty Associates Fund VIII, L.P. Address: 3501 Mt. Prospect Road, Franklin Park, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Franklin Park Cook County District: 17 Permanent Index Number: 12-19-300-007-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: 1415-R-17 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 55 months vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: 130-203 full-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: None Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: 254 full-time Estimated Number of construction jobs: To be determined Proposed use of property: Industrial use, warehousing and logistics Living Wage Ordinance Compliance Affidavit Provided: Yes WHEREAS, the Cook CounreferPass Action details Not available
15-0543 1 HR Biweekly Reports for Pay Periods 23 24 and 25ReportREPORT Department: Human Resources Request: Receive and File Report Title: Human Resources Biweekly Activity Reports for Pay Periods 23, 24 and 25. Report Period: Pay Period 23: 10/19/2014 - 11/1/2014, Pay Period 24: 11/2/2014 - 11/15/2014 and Pay Period 25: 11/16/2014 - 11/29/2014. Summary: Submitting the Human Resources Activity Reports covering the pay periods listed above.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
15-0003 1 Amendment to County-CTA IGA for FiberIntergovernmental Agreement AmendmentPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT AMENDMENT Department: Bureau of Technology Other Part(ies): Chicago Transit Authority Request: Approval of Amendment Goods or Services: Intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between Bureau of Technology (BOT) and the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) to provide access to and use of portions of the CTA's fiber optic cable system. Agreement Number: N/A Agreement Period: 3/14/2012-3/13/2022 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: 499-220 Summary: The original IGA, having a term of ten years, allowed the County to use eight (8) CTA dark fiber strands to build the County’s broadband network (Network) from downtown Chicago to the CTA’s Pink Line Polk Street Station and Stroger Hospital of Cook County. This IGA amendment will allow the County to extend the Network along the CTA Pink Line and Blue Line, from the current endpoint of CTA’s Pink Line Kostner Station to a new endpoint of Forest Park Blue Line Station. The amendment would also add an interconnection point at the CTA’s Green Line 35th Street Station, allowing the CapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0515 1 GIS Products / Data IGA (Lake County)Intergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Bureau of Technology Other Part(ies): Lake County, Illinois Request: Intergovernmental Agreement Goods or Services: GIS software and digital ortho-imagery products and geodatabase design Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: Sixteen months from the date of signing Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Summary: The Cook County Department of GIS respectfully requests this Board enter into an IGA with Lake County for GIS procurement of ground control products, aerial imagery products, analytical aerotriangulation products, DEM products, digital ortho-imagery products, geodatabase design and project management. Cook County acquires ortho-imagery every year as the foundation for its geographic information system environment. The County also coordinates the regional GIS ortho-imagery acquisition and standards review for the Federal 133 Urban Areas Program, which supports the USGS National Map. This proposed 2014 GIS IGA will succeed and replace Cook County’s prior, identical GIS IGAs wapprovePass Action details Not available
15-0516 1 Technical sourcing services (Saldemar Solutions, LLC)Contract Amendment (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Bureau of Technology Vendor: Saldemar Solutions, LLC, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Technical consulting services Current Contract Period: 6/11/2014 - 6/11/2015 Proposed Contract Extension Period: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $413,000.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 6/12/2012, $143,000.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): (12/14/2013, Increase $270,000.00); (7/23/2014, Extension 6/12/14 - 6/11/2015) Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $124,800.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2015 $124,800.00 Accounts: 545-260 Contract Number(s): 1390-12824 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: The Bureau of Technology respectfully requests that this Board approve aapprovePass Action details Not available
15-0517 1 Sharepoint/B.I. (Clarity)Contract (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Bureau of Technology Vendor: Clarity Partners, LLC, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute contract Good(s) or Service(s): Professional Services, Software Development Contract Value: $427,955.00 Contract period: 01/01/2015-12/31/2016 with two (2) one-year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2015 $427,955.00; FY 2016: $0.00; FY 2017: $0.00 Accounts: 717-579 and 490-260 Contract Number(s): 1490-13246 Concurrence(s): The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. DO NOT PUT TEXT HERE. FOR TECHNOLOGY TO ADD CONCURRENCE STATEMENT OR N/A Summary: The Bureau of Technology respectfully requests that this Board approve proposed contract number 1490-13246 with Clarity Partners, LLC, which will help automate the collection of metrics data and facilitate more efficient and intelligent County data analysis. The contract calls for the consolidaapprovePass Action details Not available
15-0544 1 Adlexx Corporation, Bulpitt, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Cook County Assessor’s Office Vendor: Adlexx Corporation, Bulpitt, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Printing, Processing and Mailing of 2015, 2016, and 2017 Proposed Assessed Valuation Notices for Reassessment Townships and Taxpayer Exemptions Forms Contract Value: $877,432.00 Contract period: 02/01/2015 - 01/31/2018, with two, one-year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2015 $344,781.00; FY 2016 $258,051.00; FY 2017 $274,600.00 Accounts: 040-240 Contract Number(s): 1435-14153 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: Competitive bidding procedures were followed in accordance with the Cook County Procurement Code. On October 24, 2014 bids were solicited for contract 1435-14153 for the following: Item no.1: Printing, Processing, and Mailing of Proposed Assessed Valuation Notices for 2015 ReassesapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0652 1 CoStar Realty GroupContractPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Cook County Assessor’s Office Vendor: CoStar Realty Information, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to renew and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Real Estate Information Database Subscriptions Original Contract Period: 1/1/2013 - 12/31/2013 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/1/2015 - 12/31/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $223,968.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 7/16/13, $111,984.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): 1/15/14, $111,984.00; 1/1/2014 - 12/31/2015 Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $115,343.52 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2015 $105,731.56; FY 2016 $9,611.96 Accounts: 040-353 Contract Number(s): 12-45-399 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. DO NOT PUT TEXT HERE. FOR TECHNOLOGY TO ADD CONCURRENCE STATEMENT OR N/AapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0007 1 Forensic clinical servicesContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Juvenile Probation and Court Services Department, Circuit Court of Cook County Vendor: Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Forensic clinical services Original Contract Period: 6/1/2009 - 5/31/2012 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/1/2015 - 12/31/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $7,362,463.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 11/18/2009, $4,691,070.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): (12/18/2012, Increase $720,000.00, Extension 1/1/2013 - 6/30/2013); (5/29/2013, Increase $1,831,393.00, Extension 7/1/2013 - 12/31/2014) Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): (6/1/2012, Extension 6/1/2012 - 11/30/2012); (11/13/2012, Increase $120,000.00, Extension 12/1/2012 - 12/31/2012) This Increase Requested: $1,257,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2015 $1,152,000.00, FY 2016 $105,000.00 Accounts: 326-260 Contract NuapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0013 1 Presence BehavioralContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Circuit Court of Cook County, Office of the Chief Judge Vendor: Presence Behavioral Health, Broadview, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Mental Health Counseling and Aftercare Referral Services Original Contract Period: 10/1/2010 - 9/30/2012 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/1/2015 - 6/30/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $182,000.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 10/5/2010, $120,000.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): (9/11/2013, Extension 10/1/2013 - 1/31/2014); (5/21/2014, Increase $50,000.00, Extension 2/1/2014 - 12/31/2014) Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): (9/27/2012, Increase $12,000.00, Extension 10/01/2012 - 2/28/2013); (02/01/13, Extension 3/1/2013 - 9/30/2013) This Increase Requested: $45,500.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY2015 - $45,500.00 Accounts: 310-260 Contract Number(s): 10-41-163 Concurrences: The vendapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0014 1 TASCContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Circuit Court of Cook County, Office of the Chief Judge Vendor: TASC, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Client Care Management Services Original Contract Period: 10/1/2010 - 2/28/2013 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/1/2015 - 6/30/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $508,875.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 10/5/2010, $378,875.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): (9/11/2013, Extension from 10/1/2013 09/30/2013- 1/31/2014); (5/21/2014, Increase $75,000.00 and Extension from 6/1/2014 - 12/31/2014. Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): (2/1/2013, Extension from 3/1/2013 - 9/30/2013); (5/13/2014, Increase $75,000.00 $55,000.00 and Extension from 2/1/2014 - 5/31/2014. This Increase Requested: $60,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2015: $60,000.00 Accounts: 310-260 Contract Number(s): 10-41-162 Concurrences: The veapprove as amendedPass Action details Video Video
15-0012 1 HAVA partners 2015Contract Amendment (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Cook County Clerk Vendor: Legal Compliance Training, LLC d/b/a HAVA Partners Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Annual Licenses, Maintenance, Hosting and Support of Equipment Manager Online Training Program Original Contract Period: 2/19/2013 - 11/30/2014 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 12/1/2014 - 11/30/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $141,000.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 2/19/2013, $141,000.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $45,320.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2015 $45,320.00 Accounts: 524-260 Contract Number(s): 12-35-430 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: This request is to extend and increase Contract No. 12-35-430 with Legal ComplapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0447 1 CataystCountyClerk2015Contract Amendment (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Cook County Clerk Vendor: Catalyst Consulting Group, Inc, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase and extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Service, Maintenance and Hosting of Web Applications Current Contract Period: 3/25/2013 - 11/30/2013 Proposed Contract Extension Period: 12/1/2014 - 11/30/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $250,000.00 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 3/25/2013, $125,000.00 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): 11/13/2013, $125,000.00; 12/1/2013 - 11/30/2014 Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $194,000.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2015 $194,000.00 Accounts: 524-260 Contract Number(s): 1335-12424 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs Bureau of Technology concurs. Summary: This request is to incrapprovePass Action details Not available
15-0413 1 IGA Ford Heights and the Cook County Sheriff's Police Dept.Intergovernmental AgreementPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Sheriff of Cook County Other Part(ies): Village of Ford Heights, Ford Heights, Illinois Request: Enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement between Cook County Sheriff’s Office and the Village of Ford Heights Goods or Services: The Cook County Sheriff’s Police Department shall provide law enforcement services to the Village of Ford Heights pursuant to 5ILCS 220/2. Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: 7/15/2014 - 7/15/2019 Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating - $36,000.00 Accounts: 231-110 (Reimbursement) Summary: As part of the Intergovernmental Agreement, the Cook County Sheriff’s Police Department shall provide law enforcement services to the Village of Ford Heights. The Village of Ford Heights shall remit to the County three thousand Dollars ($3,000.00) each month to offset a portion of the costs to provide said law enforcement services. The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office has approved the Intergovernmental Agreement as to form.approvePass Action details Video Video
15-0545 1 Reappointment of Byron BrazierReappointmentPROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Byron Brazier Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Sheriff’s Merit Board Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: Third Monday in March, 2017, or until a successor is appointed. Summary: The reappointment of Mr. Byron Brazier to continue to serve as a member of the Cook County Sheriff’s Merit Board shall be effective immediately. Pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-7002, Mr. Brazier’s previous six year term expired on 3/21/2011. This appointment will be effective from 3/21/2011 and Mr. Brazier’s new six year term will expire on the Third Monday in March, 2017.approvePass Action details Video Video
15-0555 1 Reappointment of John DalicandroReappointmentPROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): John Dalicandro Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Sheriff’s Merit Board Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: Third Monday in March, 2017, or until a successor is appointed Summary: The reappointment of Mr. John Dalicandro to continue to serve as a member of the Cook County Sheriff’s Merit Board shall be effective immediately. Pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-7002, Mr. Dalicandro’s previous six year term expired on 3/21/2011. This appointment will be effective from 3/21/2011 and Mr. Dalicandro’s new six year term will expire on the Third Monday in March, 2017.approvePass Action details Not available
15-0556 1 Reappointment of Brian J. RiordanReappointmentPROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Brian J. Riordan Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Sheriff’s Merit Board Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: Third Monday in March, 2020, or until a successor is appointed Summary: The reappointment of Mr. Brian J. Riordan to continue to serve as a member of the Cook County Sheriff’s Merit Board shall be effective immediately. Pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-7002, Mr. Riordan’s previous six year terms expired on 3/17/2014. This appointment will be effective from 3/17/2014 and Mr. Riordan’s new six year term will expire on the Third Monday in March, 2020.approvePass Action details Not available
15-0558 1 Reappointment of John R. RosalesReappointmentPROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): John R. Rosales Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Sheriff’s Merit Board Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: Third Monday in March, 2018, or until a successor is appointed Summary: The reappointment of Mr. John R. Rosales to continue to serve as a member of the Cook County Sheriff’s Merit Board shall be effective immediately. Pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-7002, Mr. Rosales’ previous six year term expired on 3/19/2012. This appointment will be effective from 3/19/2012 and Mr. Rosales’ new six year term will expire on the Third Monday in March, 2018.approvePass Action details Not available
15-0560 1 Reappointment of Kim R. WidupReappointmentPROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Kim R. Widup Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Sheriff’s Merit Board Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: Third Monday in March, 2019, or until a successor is appointed Summary: The reappointment of Mr. Kim R. Widup to continue to serve as a member of the Cook County Sheriff’s Merit Board shall be effective immediately. Pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-7002, Mr. Widup’s previous six year term expired on 3/18/2013. This appointment will be effective from 3/18/2013 and Mr. Widup’s new six year term will expire on the Third Monday in March, 2019.approvePass Action details Not available
15-0603 1 Proposed Appointment of Patrick M. BradyAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Patrick M. Brady Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Sheriff’s Merit Board Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: Third Monday in March, 2020, or until a successor is appointed. Summary: Mr. Patrick M. Brady is a prominent lawyer with Barnes & Thornburg, LLP, in Chicago, Illinois Attorney. Mr. Brady led a distinguished career as a former federal and state prosecutor, with vast experience in law enforcement and criminal justice. Mr. Brady is also noted for his accomplishments as Principal, Deloitte LLP; United States Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Fraud Section; Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, Assistant State’s Attorney, Special Prosecutions Bureau, Financial Crimes. Mr. Brady graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Law and the University of Arizona, where he was the Chairman of the School of Law Ethics Council.referPass Action details Video Video
15-0006 1 TASC ContractContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): State’s Attorney’s Office Vendor: TASC, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): First Time Offender Drug Diversion Program Original Contract Period: 12/1/2012 - 11/30/2013 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 12/1/2014 - 11/30/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $1,404,067.92 Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 5/29/2013, $702,033.96 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): 10/8/2014, $702,033.96; 12/1/2013 - 11/30/2014 Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $702,033.96 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2015 $702,033.96 Accounts: 250-260 Contract Number(s): 13-50-070 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: State’s Attorney’s Office contracts with TASC, Inc. to manage the First Time Offender Drug DiveapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0587 1 CJC RenewalGrant Award RenewalPROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantee: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantor: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority Request: Authorization to renew grant Purpose: The program provides the salaries and fringe benefits of two Prevention Coordinators and two Administrative Assistants who are staffed at the West Side Community Justice Center and the Central Community Justice Center. Grant Amount: $ 252,198.00 Grant Period: 10/1/2014 - 9/30/2015 Fiscal Impact: $71,700 Accounts: 250:818 Most Recent Date of Board Authorization for Grant: 2/19/2014 Most Recent Grant Amount: $252,198.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: This grant provides continued funding for two of the Community Justice Centers. The program provides the salaries and fringe benefits of two Prevention Coordinators and two Administrative Assistants who are staffed at the West Side Community Justice CenapprovePass Action details Video Video
15-0715 1 URGING PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA TO ESTABLISH A NATIONAL COMMISSION TO EXAMINE THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM AND THE IMPACT OF RACEResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION URGING PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA TO ESTABLISH A NATIONAL COMMISSION TO EXAMINE THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM AND THE IMPACT OF RACE WHEREAS, recent incidents of police involved shootings and police tactics have led to major protests across the United States; and WHEREAS, the August 9, 2014 shooting by a police officer of an unarmed African American teen, Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri and the subsequent decision of a Grand Jury not to indict that officer have undermined trust in the impartiality of the criminal justice system and law enforcement; and WHEREAS, the July 17, 2014 chokehold of an African American male, Eric Garner, in Staten Island, New York and the subsequent refusal of a Grand Jury to indict any of the officers involved have led to a sustained public outcry against the excessive use of force by police officers, particularly in cases involving African Americans; and WHEREAS, since the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, Akai Curley was killed by police in Brooklyn, New York, and Tamir Rice a 12 year old in Cleveland, Ohio was approvePass Action details Video Video
15-0008 1 Lexis Nexis d/b/a VitalChek Network, Inc, Chicago, IllinoisContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Department of Revenue Vendor: Lexis Nexis d/b/a VitalChek Network, Inc., Brentwood, TN Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to extend and amend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Countywide Credit Card Processing Service Original Contract Period: 02/02/2012 - 02/01/2015 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 02/02/2015 - 02/01/2016 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: N/A Original Approval (Board or Procurement): 02/01/2012 Previous Board Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s) or Extension(s): N/A This Increase Requested: Up to $120,000.00 to absorb the credit card fees for Department of Revenue transactions Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2015 $101,540.00, FY 2016 $18,460.00 Accounts: 007-249 Contract Number(s): 11-87-007 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. DO NOT PUT TEXT HERE. FOR PROCUREMENT TO ADD CONCURRENCE STATEMENT OR N/A DO NOT PUT TEXT HERE. FOR TEapprove as amendedPass Action details Video Video
15-0023 1 Center CN AgreementAgreement (Highway)PROPOSED AGREEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Illinois Central Railroad Company in the Village of Homewood, Illinois Request: Approval Goods or Services: Grade Crossings Construction Agreement with the Illinois Central Railroad Company for the reconstruction and modification of its grade crossing at Center Street, in the City of Harvey. The Illinois Central Railroad Company CN will perform the work and Cook County will assume all costs associated with the grade crossings reconstruction project described in the Agreement. Location: Center Street, in the City of Harvey Section Number: 02-W5208-02-RP County Board District: 5 Centerline Mileage: N/A Agreement Period: One-time agreement Agreement Number(s): N/A Fiscal Impact: $1,044,550.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund 600-585 Account Summary: This Agreement, necessitated by the Center Street improvement, is needed to ensure safe, comfortable and sustainable highways in accordance with the Department’s mission approvePass Action details Video Video
15-0749 1 URGING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO CONVENE AND PASS HOUSE BILL 4733ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION URGING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO CONVENE AND PASS HOUSE BILL 4733 WHEREAS, at the November 4, 2014 general election, voters approved a Statewide advisory referendum calling for an increase in the minimum wage from $8.25 per hour to $10.00 hour statewide beginning on January 1, 2015; and WHEREAS, 2,339,173 Illinois residents voted in favor of raising the minimum wage to $10.00 per hour which is more than 66% of the total votes cast on the advisory referendum; and WHEREAS, the Illinois Senate passed House Bill 4733 providing for an increase in the minimum wage on a statewide basis on December 3, 2014; and WHEREAS, House Bill 4733 responds to the expressed preference of the vast majority of the State’s voters by raising the minimum wage throughout Illinois. NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the President and Board of Commissioners of Cook County supports the minimum wage increase contained in House Bill 4733 and urges the Illinois General Assembly to enact House Bill 4733 or similar legislation at the earliest possible opportunity.accept as substitutedPass Action details Video Video
15-0749 1 URGING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO CONVENE AND PASS HOUSE BILL 4733ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION URGING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO CONVENE AND PASS HOUSE BILL 4733 WHEREAS, at the November 4, 2014 general election, voters approved a Statewide advisory referendum calling for an increase in the minimum wage from $8.25 per hour to $10.00 hour statewide beginning on January 1, 2015; and WHEREAS, 2,339,173 Illinois residents voted in favor of raising the minimum wage to $10.00 per hour which is more than 66% of the total votes cast on the advisory referendum; and WHEREAS, the Illinois Senate passed House Bill 4733 providing for an increase in the minimum wage on a statewide basis on December 3, 2014; and WHEREAS, House Bill 4733 responds to the expressed preference of the vast majority of the State’s voters by raising the minimum wage throughout Illinois. NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the President and Board of Commissioners of Cook County supports the minimum wage increase contained in House Bill 4733 and urges the Illinois General Assembly to enact House Bill 4733 or similar legislation at the earliest possible opportunity.adopt as amended by substitutionPass Action details Video Video
15-0789 1  ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF EFFORTS TO STRENGTHEN AND RESTORE THE UNITED STATES CLEAN WATER ACT WHEREAS, the Clean Water Act is the fundamental federal law protecting the waters of the United States from pollution, degradation and destruction; and WHEREAS, the United States’ Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers have proposed regulations to improve the Clean Water Act; and WHEREAS, Cook County includes numerous navigable waters, including the Chicago River, Calumet River, Des Plaines River and the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal; and WHEREAS, critical streams and wetlands which supply drinking water, protect against floods and filter pollution were previously protected under the Clean Water Act but federal policy changes over the last decade have left these streams and wetlands vulnerable to degradation or destruction; and WHEREAS, these vulnerable waters of the United States impact sources of drinking water for over 117 million Americans, including more than 1.68 million Illinoisans; and WHEREAS, strong federal standareferPass Action details Not available
14-6116 1 Chief Judge Juvenile Justice FundReportREPORT Department: Office of the County Auditor Request: Refer to Audit Committee Report Title: Chief Judge Juvenile Justice Fund Report Period: For the period ended 11/30/2013 Summary: The purpose of the audit was to evaluate the Chief Judge Juvenile Justice Fund account balance and the related probation salary reimbursement process administered by the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts (AOIC)receive and filePass Action details Not available
14-6348 1 Office of Construction Planning and Policy Construction Monitoring AuditReportREPORT Department: Office of the County Auditor Request: Refer to Audit Committee Report Title: Office of Capital Planning and Policy Construction Monitoring Audit Report Period: 10/30/2014 Summary: The purpose of the audit was to determine if internal controls had been developed and implemented to ensure that the terms of the construction contract are monitored for compliance and that all instances on non-compliance are communicated to management in a timely manner.receive and filePass Action details Not available
14-6397 1 FY2015 OCA Audit PlanReportREPORT Department: Office of the County Auditor Request: Refer to Audit Committee Report Title: FY 2015 Audit Plan Report Period: FYE 11/30/2015 Summary: In accordance with the County Auditor Ordinance 11-O-93 Sec. 2-311.9, at the beginning of each fiscal year, the Auditor shall submit an audit schedule to the County Board for referral to the audit committee for review and comment.receive and filePass Action details Not available
14-6183 1 Higgins Roppolo, LLCResolution (Class 6B) Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION HIGGINS ROPPOLO, LLC 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: Higgins Roppolo, LLC Address: 2051 E. Higgins Road, Elk Grove Village, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Village of Elk Grove Village Cook County District: 17 Permanent Index Number: 08-26-103-015-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Unincorporated Cook Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 32 months vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: 15 full-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: None Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: None Estimated Number of construction jobs: None Proposed use of property: This property will be used for warehousing; freight and logistics. Living Wage Ordinance Compliance Affidavit Provided: Yes WHEREAS, the Cook CountapprovePass Action details Not available
14-6184 1 1125 Carnegie LLC or Its AssigneeResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION 1125 CARNEGIE LLC OR ITS ASSIGNEE 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: 1125 Carnegie LLC or Its Assignee Address: 1125 Carnegie Street, Rolling Meadows, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: City of Rolling Meadows, Illinois Cook County District: 14 Permanent Index Number: 02-23-401-053-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: 14-R-45 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: Nine (9) months Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: 17 full-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: 12 full-time, 5 temporary jobs Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: 12 full-time, 5 part-time Estimated Number of construction jobs: 10 full-time Proposed use of property: The proposed use of property is industrial: manufacturing; warehousing and distributapprovePass Action details Not available
14-6195 1 FedEx Ground Packaging System, Inc.ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION FEDEX GROUND PACKAGING SYSTEM, INC. 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: FedEx Ground Packaging System, Inc. Address: 1234 Peterson Drive, Wheeling, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Village of Wheeling, Illinois Cook County District: 14 Permanent Index Number: 03-14-405-030-0000; 03-14-405-031-0000; 03-14-405-032-0000; 03-14-405-033-0000; 03-14-405-034-0000; 03-14-405-035-0000; 03-14-405-036-0000; 03-14-405-037-0000; 03-14-200-027-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: 14-88 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 14 months Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: 11 full-time, 39 part-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: nine (9) full-time, 22 part-time Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: 1,770 full-time, 3,501 part-time approvePass Action details Not available
14-6196 1 Tatkowski Investment GroupResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION TATKOWSKI INVESTMENT GROUP 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: Tatkowski Investment Group Address: 3020 Malmo Drive, Arlington Heights, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Unincorporated Elk Grove Township Cook County District: 15 Permanent Index Number: 08-23-202-023-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Unincorporated Cook Number of month property vacant/abandoned: Seven (7) years Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: Five (5) full-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: Six (6) full-time Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: Six (6) full-time Estimated Number of construction jobs: None Proposed use of property: Industrial use: warehousing and distribution of multi-purpose loaders Living Wage Ordinance Compliance AffiapprovePass Action details Not available
14-6197 1 Midwest Industrial Funds (MIF) 1240-1250 Garnet, LLCResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION MIDWEST INDUSTRIAL FUNDS (MIF) 1240-1250 GARNET, LLC 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: Midwest Industrial Funds (MIF) 1240-1250 Garnet, LLC Address: 1240 Garnett Drive, Northlake, Illinois 60164 Municipality or Unincorporated Township: City of Northlake, Illinois Cook County District: 17 Permanent Index Number: 12-30-100-020-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: R-03-2014 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: Two (2) months Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: Two (2) - 10 full-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: 20 full-time Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: 20 full-time Estimated Number of construction jobs: Five (5) - 10 construction jobs Proposed use of property: Industrial use: manufacturing and distribution of insuapprovePass Action details Not available
14-6208 1 Peric, LLC Series, 189 Gordon StreetResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION PERIC, LLC SERIES, 189 GORDON STREET 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: Peric, LLC Series, 189 Gordon Street Address: 189 Gordon Street, Elk Grove Village, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Village of Elk Grove Village Cook County District: 17 Permanent Index Number: 08-21-202-033-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: 37-13 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 34 months vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: 25 full-time, five (5) part-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: None Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: None Estimated Number of construction jobs: None Proposed use of property: Industrial use: manufacturing; warehousing and distributions of custom glass replacement Living Wage Ordinance CompapprovePass Action details Not available
14-6251 1 Holland LLCResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HOLLAND LLC CLASS 8 PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 application containing the following information: Applicant: Holland LLC Address: 310 W. 162nd Street, South Holland, Illinois 60473 Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Village of South Holland, Illinois Cook County District: 6 Permanent Index Number: 29-16-400-057-0000 and 29-16-400-058-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: September 15, 2014 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: eight (8) months Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: None Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: 95 full-time Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: 95 full-time Estimated Number of construction jobs: 15 - 20 Proposed use of property: Industrial use: warehousing and distribution logistical and freight services Living Wage Ordinance Compliance Affidavit PapprovePass Action details Not available
14-6255 1 MVF StorageResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION MVF STORAGE CLASS 8 PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 application containing the following information: Applicant: MVF Storage Address: 4325 Frontage Road, Oak Forest, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: City of Oak Forest, Illinois Cook County District: 6 Permanent Index Number: 28-22-404-019-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: 2014-08-0241R Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 21 months vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: two (2) full-time, one (1) part-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: None Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: None Estimated Number of construction jobs: 50 Proposed use of property: Industrial use: Self-served storage facility Living Wage Ordinance Compliance Affidavit Provided: Yes WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners approvePass Action details Not available
14-6368 1 D’Artagnan, Inc. or Its AssigneeResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION D’ARTAGNAN, INC. OR ITS ASSIGNEE 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: D’Artagnan, Inc. or Its Assignee Address: 90 Rawls Road, Des Plaines, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: City of Des Plaines, Illinois Cook County District: 17 Permanent Index Number: 09-19-301-022-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: R-174-14 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 17 months vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: 15 full-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: 13 full-time Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: 13 full-time Estimated Number of construction jobs: Undetermined Proposed use of property: Industrial use: packaging; warehousing and distribution of gaming meat Living Wage Ordinance Compliance Affidavit ProviapprovePass Action details Not available
14-6374 1 14-6374 634GA LLC 6bResolution (Class 6B) Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION 634GA, LLC 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: 634GA, LLC Address: 9501 Nevada Avenue, Franklin Park, Illinois 60131 Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Village of Franklin Park, Illinois Cook County District: 16 Permanent Index Number: 12-27-300-030-0000; 12-27-300-033-0000; 12-27-300-045-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: 1415-R-09 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 16 Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: 20 full-time, 0 part-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: 65 full-time, 0 part-time Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: 65 full-time, 0 part-time Estimated Number of construction jobs: 20 Proposed use of property: Industrial-Manufacturing Living Wage Ordinance Compliance Affidavit Provided: Yes WHEREAS, approvePass Action details Not available
14-6426 1 Hamalot, IncResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HAMALOT, INC. 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: Hamalot, Inc. Address: 2399 Foster Avenue, Wheeling, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Village of Wheeling, Illinois Cook County District: 17 Permanent Index Number: 03-23-407-033-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: 14-58 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 18 months vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: None Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: Five (5) full-time, five (5) part-time Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: Five (5) full-time, five (5) part-time Estimated Number of construction jobs: 10 Proposed use of property: Industrial use: Manufacturing and design of recycled asphalt Living Wage Ordinance Compliance Affidavit Provided: Yes WHEREapprovePass Action details Not available
14-6427 1 Cal Sag Enterprise ZoneOrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE CAL SAG ENTERPRISE ZONE AN ORDINANCE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ENTERPRISE ZONE SUBJECT TO THE ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. WHEREAS, the State of Illinois Enterprise Zone Act (20 ILCS 655/1 et seq) provides for the creation of enterprise zones to encourage private sector investments in economically distressed areas throughout the State; and WHEREAS, The Village of Alsip, The City of Blue Island, The Village of Calumet Park, The City of Country Club Hills, The Village of Dixmoor, The Village of East Hazel Crest, The Village of Homewood, The City of Harvey, The Village of Hazel Crest, The City of Markham, The Village of Merrionette Park, The City of Oak Forest, The Village of Phoenix, The Village of Robbins, The Village of Worth, The Village of Midlothian, and the County of Cook, a body Politic and Corporate of the State of Illinois, are organized and existing under the laws of that State of Illinois. Each have areas within their respective legal boundaries that are economically distressed and would benefit from private sector investmapprovePass Action details Not available
14-6428 1 Hazel Crest Commons, LLCResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HAZEL CREST COMMONS, LLC CLASS 8 PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 application containing the following information: Applicant: Hazel Crest Commons, LLC Address: 18220-18244 S. Kedzie, Hazel Crest, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Village of Hazel Crest, Illinois Cook County District: 5 Permanent Index Number: 28-35-402-013-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: 01-2014 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 13 months vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes TEERM (TEMPORARY EMERGENCY ECONOMIC RECOVERY MODIFICATION (Vacant for more than 12 months but less than 24 months - No Purchase for Value) Justification: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: 50 full-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: None Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: None Estimated Number of construction jobs: 10-20 Proposed use of proapprovePass Action details Not available
14-6429 1 Orchard Park Plaza, LLCResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ORCHARD PARK PLAZA, LLC CLASS 8 PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 application containing the following information: Applicant: Orchard Park Plaza, LLC Address: 120-138 and 158 S. Orchard Drive, Park Forest, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Village of Park Forest, Illinois Cook County District: 6 Permanent Index Number: 31-36-101-021-0000 and 31-36-101-022-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: 14-6 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 60 months vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: 30 full-time, 30 part-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: None Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: None Estimated Number of construction jobs: 5 Proposed use of property: Commercial use: The leased space commercial grocery store the unoccupied unit will be leased to a commercial useapprovePass Action details Not available
14-6430 1 Space Center Air CargoResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION SPACE CENTER AIR CARGO, INC.6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: Space Center Air Cargo, Inc. Address: 901 W. Oakton, Des Plaines, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: City of Des Plaines, Illinois Cook County District: 17 Permanent Index Number: 08-26-201-025-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: R-128-14 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 58 months vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: 40 full-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: None Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: 210 full-time Estimated Number of construction jobs: 35 Proposed use of property: Industrial use; warehousing and logistics Living Wage Ordinance Compliance Affidavit Provided: Yes WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners approvePass Action details Not available
14-6434 1 Calumet Enterprise ZoneOrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE CALUMET ENTERPRISE ZONE AN ORDINANCE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ENTERPRISE ZONE SUBJECT TO THE ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. WHEREAS, the State of Illinois Enterprise Zone Act (20 ILCS 655/1 et seq) provides for the creation of enterprise zones to encourage private sector investments in economically distressed areas throughout the State; and WHEREAS, The City of Calumet City, The Village of Lansing, The Village of Riverdale, The Village of South Holland, The Village of Thornton and the County of Cook, a body Politic and Corporate of the State of Illinois, are organized and existing under the laws of that State of Illinois. Each have areas within their respective legal boundaries that are economically distressed and would benefit from private sector investments under the Enterprise Zone Act; and WHEREAS, the aforesaid Municipalities and County have joined in the collective pursuit of a joint Enterprise Zone, subject to approval of their respective governing bodies; and WHEREAS, it is determined that it is in the best interest of approvePass Action details Not available
14-6435 1 Will Cook Enterprise ZoneOrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE WILL-COOK ENTERPRISE ZONE AN ORDINANCE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ENTERPRISE ZONE SUBJECT TO THE ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. WHEREAS, the State of Illinois Enterprise Zone Act (20 ILCS 655/1 et seq) provides for the creation of enterprise zones to encourage private sector investments in economically distressed areas throughout the State; and WHEREAS, The Village of Matteson, The Village of Park Forest, The Village of Richton Park, The Village of University Park, The County of Cook, and The County of Will are organized and existing under the laws of that State of Illinois. Each have areas within their respective legal boundaries that are economically distressed and would benefit from private sector investments under the Enterprise Zone Act; and WHEREAS, the aforesaid Municipalities and Counties have joined in the collective pursuit of a joint Enterprise Zone, subject to approval of their respective governing bodies; and WHEREAS, it is determined that it is in the best interest of the citizens of the Counties and MunicipalitiesapprovePass Action details Not available
14-6440 1 IIWII, LLC /Carroll Distributing & Construction Supply, Inc.ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IIWII, LLC / CARROLL DISTRIBUTING & CONSTRUCTION SUPPLY, INC. .6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: Name of Applicant Address: 13655 Main Street, Lemont, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Unincorporated Lemont Township Cook County District: 17 Permanent Index Number: 22-15-200-019-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Unincorporated Cook County Number of month property vacant/abandoned: Four (4) months vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: 5-15 full-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: 5 full-time Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: 5 full-time Estimated Number of construction jobs: None Proposed use of property: Industrial use; warehousing and distribution of construction supplies Living Wage Ordinance CoapprovePass Action details Not available
14-6436 1 Lincoln 394 Enterprise ZoneOrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE LINCOLN AND 394 CORRIDOR ENTERPRISE ZONE AN ORDINANCE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ENTERPRISE ZONE SUBJECT TO THE ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. WHEREAS, the State of Illinois Enterprise Zone Act (20 ILCS 655/1 et seq) provides for the creation of enterprise zones to encourage private sector investments in economically distressed areas throughout the State; and WHEREAS, The Village of Beecher, The City of Chicago Heights, The Village of Crete, The Village of Ford Heights, The Village of Glenwood, The Village of Olympia Fields, The Village of Sauk Village, The Village of South Chicago Heights, The Village of Steger, The County of Cook, and the County of Will are organized and existing under the laws of that State of Illinois. Each have areas within their respective legal boundaries that are economically distressed and would benefit from private sector investments under the Enterprise Zone Act; and WHEREAS, the aforesaid Municipalities and Counties have joined in the collective pursuit of a joint Enterprise Zone, subject to approval oapprovePass Action details Not available
15-0305 1 Joshua M.Appellate CasesAttorney/Payee: Thomas J. Esler Presenter: Same Fees: $2,760.00 Case Name: In the Interest of Joshua M. Trial Court No(s):10JA00371 Appellate Court No(s):14-1958, 14-1959 (Consolidated)approvePass Action details Not available
15-0341 1 M. Roberts (minor)Appellate CasesAttorney/Payee: Gilbert Schumm Presenter: Same Fees: $2,175.00 Case Name: M. Roberts (minor) Trial Court No(s): 10JA1023 Appellate Court No(s): 1-14-1957approvePass Action details Not available
15-0343 1 In the Interest of K. G. & F. P. (minors) and People vs Darnell G. (father) and Paulette D.G., respondent-Appellants.Appellate CasesAttorney/Payee: Gilbert Schumm Presenter: Same Fees: $2,562.85 Case Name: In the Interest of K. G. & F. P. (minors) and People vs Darnell G. (father) and Paulette D.G., respondent-Appellants. Trial Court No(s): 12JA42 12-3050 Consolidated with 12-3585 and 13-046 Appellate Court No(s): 1-12-3050, 1-12-3585, 13-0046approvePass Action details Not available
14-6371 1 James FordCriminal DivisionAttorney/Payee: Joseph P. Kennelly Attorney Presenter: Same Fees: $4,036.77 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation/consultation and fee for copying medical records Name of respondent: James Ford Case No: 11CR5662-01approvePass Action details Not available
14-6401 1 Ralph BunchCriminal DivisionAttorney/Payee: Dr. Lesley Kane Presenter: Attorney Daniel T. Coyne Fees: $4,370.00 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): expert witness Name(s) of respondent(s): Ralph Bunch Case No(s): 04CR80002approvePass Action details Not available
14-6402 1 Leroy KelleyCriminal DivisionAttorney/Payee: Dr. Romita Sillitti Presenter: Attorney Daniel T. Coyne Fees: $4,350.00 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): expert witness Name(s) of respondent(s): Leroy Kelley Case No(s): 07CR80003approvePass Action details Not available
14-6465 1 Corey SaffordCriminal DivisionAttorney/Payee: Northwestern University Presenter: Jeffrey Urdangen Fees: $5,030.19 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Corey Safford Case No(s): 98CR5621approvePass Action details Not available
14-6569 1 Melvin BoydCriminal DivisionAttorney/Payee: Stephen F. Potts Presenter: Same Fees: $606.25 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Melvin Boyd Case No(s): 07CR80014approvePass Action details Not available
14-6570 1 John New Jr.Criminal DivisionAttorney/Payee: Stephen F. Potts Presenter: Same Fees: $935.68 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): John New Jr. Case No(s): 05CR80002approvePass Action details Not available
14-6602 1 Derrick PattersonCriminal DivisionAttorney/Payee: Carter & Opdycke, Attorneys at Law Presenter: Same Fees: $1,582.50 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Derrick Patterson Case No(s): 12CR800011approvePass Action details Not available
14-6603 1 Lamont TrentCriminal DivisionAttorney/Payee: Carter & Opdycke, Attorneys at Law Presenter: Same Fees: $7,987.50 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Lamont Trent Case No(s): 13CR13349approvePass Action details Not available
14-6604 1 Gwen HaleCriminal DivisionAttorney/Payee: Carter & Opdycke, Attorneys at Law Presenter: Same Fees: $1,765.00 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Gwen Hale Case No(s): 14CR80001approvePass Action details Not available
14-6605 1 James PoulosCriminal DivisionAttorney/Payee: Carter & Opdycke, Attorneys at Law Presenter: Same Fees: $2,761.24 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): James Poulos Case No(s): 13CR80003approvePass Action details Not available
14-6606 1 James PoulosCriminal DivisionAttorney/Payee: Lesley Kane, Psy.D Presenter: Carter & Opdycke, Attorneys at Law P.C. Fees: $855.00 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): Expert Witness Fees Name(s) of respondent(s): James Poulos Case No(s): 13CR80003approvePass Action details Not available
14-6607 1 Aristides EscobarCriminal DivisionAttorney/Payee: Dr. Luis Rosell LBR Psychological Consultants, Inc. Presenter: Carter & Opdycke, Attorneys at Law P.C. Fees: $2,850.00 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): Expert Witness Fees Name(s) of respondent(s): Aristides Escobar Case No(s): 12CR80002approvePass Action details Not available
14-6608 1 Aristides EscobarCriminal DivisionAttorney/Payee: Carter & Opdycke, Attorneys at Law Presenter: Same Fees: $5,888.75 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Aristides Escobar Case No(s): 12CR80002approvePass Action details Not available
14-6624 1 Wayne SalazarCriminal DivisionCriminal Division Attorney/Payee: Health & Law Resources, Inc. Presenter: Michael W Mayfield Fees: $4,425.00 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): expert witness Name(s) of respondent(s): Wayne Salazar Case No(s): 07CR21413approvePass Action details Not available
14-6625 1 Derrick ThomasCriminal DivisionAttorney/Payee: Michael W Mayfield Presenter: Same Fees: $8,600.00 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Derrick Thomas Case No(s): 12CR485approvePass Action details Not available
14-6627 1 Timothy BellCriminal DivisionAttorney/Payee: Dr. Luis Rosell Presenter: Daniel T. Coyne Fees: $2,535.10 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): Expert Fees Name(s) of respondent(s): Timothy Bell Case No(s): 06CR80007approvePass Action details Not available
15-0480 1 Richard FranklinCriminal DivisionAttorney/Payee: Michael McInerney Presenter: Same Fees: $2,112.50 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Richard Franklin Case No(s): 09CR11857approvePass Action details Not available
14-6084 1 N. Dirkins, K. Ross, J. Banks, T. Holcomb, T. Holcomb (minors)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Marv Raidbard Presenter: Same Fees: $1,675.00 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): N. Dirkins, K. Ross, J. Banks, T. Holcomb, T. Holcomb (minors) In Re: N. Dirkins, K. Ross, J. Banks, T. Holcomb, T. Holcomb (minors) Case No(s): 14JA329, 14JA330, 14JA331, 14JA332, 14JA333approvePass Action details Not available
14-6217 1 N. Colon (minor)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Donna L Ryder Presenter: Same Fee: $915.00 Service rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): N. Colon (minor) In Re: N. Colon (minor) Case No(s): 14JA560approvePass Action details Not available
14-6355 1 D. Prescott (minor)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Eleesha Madeline O’Neill Presenter: Same Fees: $425.00 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Sharon Prescott (mother) In Re: D. Prescott (minor) Case No(s): 12JD1645approvePass Action details Not available
14-6362 1 D. Bailey, R. Bailey (minors)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Victoria Almeida, Attorney Presenter: Same Fees: $1,318.75 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): LaCrecia Bailey (mother) In Re: D. Bailey, R. Bailey (minors) Case No.: 03JA1364, 11JA682approvePass Action details Not available
14-6365 1 T. Jackson, S. Jackson (minors)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Paul Karoll Presenter: Same Fees: $333.50 Service rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name of respondent(s): T. Jackson, S. Jackson (minors) In Re: T. Jackson, S. Jackson (minors) Case No(s); 08JA532, 08JA533approvePass Action details Not available
14-6366 1 B. King, N. Lucas, N. Lucas (minors)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Paul Karoll Presenter: Same Fees: $137.50 Service rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name of respondent(s): B. King, N. Lucas, N. Lucas (minors)as GAL In Re: B. King, N. Lucas, N. Lucas (minors) Case No(s); 07JA848, 07JA849, 07JA850approvePass Action details Not available
14-6367 1 B. Jenkins, T. Jenkins, D. Jenkins (minors)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Brenda Sue Shavers Presenter: Same Fees: $1,162.50 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of Respondent(s): Eddie Jenkins, Jr. (father) In Re: B. Jenkins, T. Jenkins, D. Jenkins (minors) Case No(s): 13JA836, 13JA837, 13JA838approvePass Action details Not available
14-6369 1 S. Blake (minor)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Victoria Almeida Presenter: Same Fees: $631.25 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Kimberly Blake (mother) In Re: S. Blake (minor) Case No(s): 09JA0589approvePass Action details Not available
14-6370 1 O. Hackett, Jr. (minor)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Monica M. Torres Presenter: Same Fees: $762.50 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Chris Jefferson (father) In Re: O. Hackett, Jr. (minor) Case No(s): 13JA00226approvePass Action details Not available
14-6372 1 D. Washington (minor)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Paul D. Katz, Attorney at Law Presenter: Same Fees: $575.00 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): D. Washington (minor) In Re: D. Washington (minor) Case No(s): 09JA00217approvePass Action details Not available
14-6373 1 I. Jones, K. Jones, C. Jones, Jr. (minors)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Stuart Joshua Holt Presenter: Same Fees: $1,581.25 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Curtis Jones, Sr. (father) In Re: I. Jones, K. Jones, C. Jones, Jr. (minors) Case No(s): 10JA01100, 10JA01101, 10JA01102approvePass Action details Not available
14-6377 1 A. Ponce, T Ponce (minors)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Bradley C. Gerlach Presenter: Same Fees: $300.00 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Rebecca Ponce (mother) In Re: A. Ponce, T Ponce (minors) Case No(s): 10JA1034, 10JA1035approvePass Action details Not available
14-6411 1 N. J. Love (minor)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Paul D. Katz Presenter: Same Fees: $375.00 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Justin Boyd (Putative father) In Re: N. J. Love (minor) Case No(s): 14JA00637approvePass Action details Not available
14-6412 1 D. Trotter (minor)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Marcie Claus Presenter: Same Fees: $312.50 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): D. Trotter (minor) In Re: D. Trotter (minor) Case No(s): 10JA723approvePass Action details Not available
14-6419 1 E. Miller (minor)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Stephen Jaffe Presenter: Same Fees: $700.00 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): E. Miller (minor/GAL) In Re: E. Miller (minor) Case No(s): 03JA1523approvePass Action details Not available
14-6420 1 C. Ingram, C. Ingram, T. Matthews (minors)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Stephen Jaffe Presenter: Same Fees: $731.25 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Rackel Matthews (mother) In Re: C. Ingram, C. Ingram, T. Matthews (minors) Case No(s): 12JA1071, 12JA1072, 13JA828approvePass Action details Not available
14-6421 1 T. Brown (minor)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Stephen Jaffe Presenter: Same Fees: $706.25 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): T. Brown (minor/GAL) In Re: T. Brown (minor) Case No(s): 12JA1294approvePass Action details Not available
14-6422 1 S. Waller, K. Waller (minors)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Thomas J. Esler Presenter: Same Fees: $270.00 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): N. Klingaman (father) In Re: S. Waller, K. Waller (minors) Case No(s):12JA0309, 12JA1018approvePass Action details Not available
14-6431 1 S. Rodriguez, A. Quinones, A. Quinones, S. Quinones (minors)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Sherri Williams Presenter: Same Fees: $4,750.00 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): S. Rodriguez, A. Quinones, A. Quinones, S. Quinones (minors) In Re: S. Rodriguez, A. Quinones, A. Quinones, S. Quinones (minors) Case No(s): 14JA366, 14JA367, 14JA368, 14JA369approvePass Action details Not available
14-6432 1 K. Williams, D. Taylor Jr. (minors)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Sherri Williams Presenter: Same Fees: $3,587.50 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): K. Williams, D. Taylor Jr. (minors) In Re: K. Williams, D. Taylor Jr. (minors) Case No(s): 13JA00444, 14JA0030approvePass Action details Not available
14-6437 1 : P. Stokes (minor)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Stephen Jaffe Presenter: Same Fees: $325.00 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Robert Starks (father) In Re: P. Stokes (minor) Case No(s): 08JA1072approvePass Action details Not available
14-6438 1 J. Romero III (minor)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Stephen Jaffe Presenter: Same Fees: $200.00 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Jesus Romero, Jr. (father) In Re: J. Romero III (minor) Case No(s): 12JA1020approvePass Action details Not available
14-6439 1 C. Baker, C. Baker, C. Baker (minors)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Ezra Hemphill Presenter: Same Fees: $262.50 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Clint Baker (father) In Re: C. Baker, C. Baker, C. Baker (minors) Case No(s): 10JA949, 10JA950, 10JA951approvePass Action details Not available
14-6450 1 K. Campbell (minor)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Marv Raidbard Presenter: Same Fees: $175.00 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Gina Jordan (mother) In Re: K. Campbell (minor) Case No(s): 11JA754approvePass Action details Not available
14-6451 1 N. Germany, N. Germany (minors)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Marv Raidbard Presenter: Same Fees: $662.50 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): N. Germany, N. Germany (minors) In Re: N. Germany, N. Germany (minors) Case No(s): 12JA210, 12JA211approvePass Action details Not available
14-6452 1 A. Cesar, B. Cesar (minors)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Marv Raidbard Presenter: Same Fees: $325.00 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Gloria & Ramoue Castro (guardians) In Re: A. Cesar, B. Cesar (minors) Case No(s): 08JA74, 08JA75approvePass Action details Not available
14-6453 1 C. Sanders (minor)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Marv Raidbard Presenter: Same Fees: $575.00 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Darvine Watson (father) In Re: C. Sanders (minor) Case No(s): 14JA259approvePass Action details Not available
14-6454 1 B. Ortel (minor)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Marv Raidbard Presenter: Same Fees: $175.48 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): Tammy Taylor (mother) In Re: B. Ortel (minor) Case No(s): 06JA735approvePass Action details Not available