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Meeting Name: Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/15/2014 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 Agenda, Errata 1-15-14.pdf, Resolutions passed on 1152014, Ordinances passed on 1152014
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14-0937 1 Honoring the Life of Cuauhtemoc EstradaConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF COOK COUNTY SHERIFF’S INVESTIGATOR CUAUHTEMOC ESTRADA WHEREAS, The members of Cook County Board and the Cook County Sheriff were deeply saddened to hear of the untimely death of Cook County Sheriff’s Investigator Cuauhtemoc “Temo” Estrada, (Star #345),who was killed in the line of duty on Friday, December 20, 2013; and WHEREAS, Investigator Estrada, a Department of Corrections officer for nearly twenty years, was fatally wounded after attempting to intervene and protect his daughter from armed robbers outside of an Estrada family holiday party in Bellwood; and WHEREAS, Investigator Estrada dedicated his life to both public service and public safety, having previously served with honor as a United States Marine; and WHEREAS, Investigator Estrada was a lifetime resident of Cook County, having been born and raised in Pilsen and residing most recently in Maywood, in close proximity to his family; and WHEREAS, Investigator Estrada joined the Cook County Sheriff’s Office in February 1994, going on to work within approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0923 1 CONGRATULATING NANCY NASKOConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING NANCY NASKO ON RECEIVING DISTINGUISHED PRINCIPAL AWARD WHEREAS, Nancy Nasko began her career as a teacher at St. Pius V Catholic School in 1986 and was named Principal in 1996; and WHEREAS, throughout her tenure as principal, Nancy has worked tirelessly to increase enrollment and expand the faculty, and has overseen academic and capital improvements, including a new science lab and playground, shaping St. Pius V School into a top-notch school attracting students from across the city and suburbs; and WHEREAS, having adopted the educational philosophy from St. Francis of Assisi to “Preach the gospel at all times. When necessary, use words.” Nancy has held an open-door policy for her students, parents and staff, a trademark of her tenure as principal; and WHEREAS, Nancy has developed a personal relationship with the parents of all of the children in her school, ensuring a second home atmosphere where a peaceful environment can reign; and WHEREAS, Nancy created the Peacemaker Award, a peer-nominated award in each classroom that is giveapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0875 1 DeBartolo ResolutionConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Honoring RALPH DEBARTOLO On His Retirement from the Cook County Sheriff’s Department Sponsored by: PETER N. SILVESTRI, County Commissioner WHEREAS, Assistant Chief Ralph DeBartolo is retiring from the Cook County Sheriff’s Department after twenty four years of service; and WHEREAS, Ralph DeBartolo has a long history of putting his life on the line for the safety of others, starting when he served 18 months as a soldier in Korea; and WHEREAS, always knowing he wanted a career in law enforcement, Mr. DeBartolo applied for a position as a police officer with the Chicago Police Department and was hired in 1957 and stayed with the department until 1989; and WHEREAS, on December 1, 1958, on his way home from completing an overnight shift, he encountered the horrific fire at Our Lady of Angels School, and without a moment’s thought to his own safety, heroically followed firefighters into the building to assist them; and WHEREAS, upon leaving the Chicago Police Department in 1989, Ralph DeBartolo joined the Cook County Sheriff’s Department as a deputdeferPass Action details Video Video
14-0876 1 HONORING THE BIG 10 CONFERENCEConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION HONORING THE BIG 10 CONFERENCE FOR BUILDING NEW HEADQUARTERS IN COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, the Big Ten Conference has recently completed construction on its new headquarters-a three-story, $20 million, LEED-certified building- located in Rosemont; and WHEREAS, the new headquarters, which is part of Rosemont’s new entertainment district on the east side of the Tri-State Tollway near Balmoral Avenue, employs 40 full-time employees; and WHEREAS, the 3,000-square-foot Big Ten museum on the building’s first floor will be a interactive experience, featuring touch screens and TVs with footage from past games; and WHEREAS, the museum will offer a movie theater-style panoramic area that will allow fans to experience what it feels like to be on the football field or on the foul line in a basketball game; and WHEREAS, Big Ten Conference officials estimate the 50,00-square-foot building will host roughly 130 athletic and academic meetings annually and will allow school leaders to share ideas and develop best practices among their institutions; and approvePass Action details Not available
14-0924 1 JAMES DONAHUE RETIREMENTConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING JAMES DONAHUE UPON HIS RETIREMENT FROM SERVICE AT THE DR. JORGE PRIETO FAMILY HEALTH CENTER AND JOHN H. STROGER JR. HOSPITAL OF COOK COUNTY Whereas, James (Jim) Donahue, one of eight children, was born in Chicago to a large Irish family, grew-up with strong beliefs in and commitments to social justice for all; and Whereas, Jim graduated from Loyola University with a bachelor’s degree in 1972, earned a Master’s Degree in Divinity from St. Mary of the Lake in 1980, and is also a certified Addictions Counselor and a National Certified Recovery Specialist; and Whereas, as a licensed social worker, Jim was hired to work at Cook County’s Dr. Jorge Prieto Family Health Center in Little Village as a Medical Social Worker III in 1984; and Whereas, Jim has worked tirelessly to meet the needs of the patients at the Center, and has implemented a number of programs to meet the needs of residents within the broader community of Little Village; and Whereas, Jim has represented the Health Center with distinction as a founding member of the Violence PreapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0925 1 TOMAS VASQUEZ RETIREMENTConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING TOMAS VASQUEZ UPON HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY Whereas, Tomas (Tom) Luna Vásquez was born on October 12, 1943 in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, México, to Maria del Socorro and Trinidad Vásquez and is one of fourteen children; and Whereas, Tom emigrated to Brownsville, Texas, at the age of fifteen to pursue his dream of moving to the United States, where he married the love of his life, Irma Reyna, in 1962; and Whereas, Tom and Irma moved to Chicago in 1967 to the Pilsen/Little Village community; and Whereas, Tom and Irma have been blessed with four boys, eight grandchildren, and eleven great grandchildren; and Whereas, Tom dedicated countless hours of volunteer service at his Parish, St. Agnes of Bohemia, and as a distinguished precinct captain in the 22nd Ward Independent Political Organization for 30 years; and Whereas, Tom contributed to the historic elections of Mayor Harold Washington in 1983, the 1986 election of Jesús García as the first Mexican-American Alderman of the 22nd Ward, the 1996 election of Sonia SiapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0926 1 FATHER ĆASTIMIR TIMOTHY MAJIĆ 100TH BIRTHDAYConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING FATHER CASTIMIR TIMOTHY MAJIC ON HIS 100TH BIRTHDAY WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has been informed of the august occasion of Father Castimir Timothy Majic ‘s 100th birthday by John P. Daley, Cook County Commissioner for the 11th District; and WHEREAS, Fr. Majic was born on January 9, 1914 in Croatia; and WHEREAS, in 1933 Fr. Majic joined the Franciscan Order and was ordained on June 4, 1939 in Mostar, after having completed his philosophy and theology studies in both Mostar and Rome; and WHEREAS, Fr. Majic furthered his pursuit of erudition in Friedburg, Germany, where he earned two doctorates, one in philosophy (1946) and one in theology (1951); and WHEREAS, in 1951, Fr. Majic emigrated to Chicago; over the years he has written for several newspapers and periodicals, and has worked in parishes in St. Louis, New York and Milwaukee; and WHEREAS, Fr. Majic served as the executive secretary of the Association of Croatian Priests in America and Canada for 20 years; and WHEREAS, at age 97, Fr. Majic wrote a book whapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0933 1 QUEEN ISABELLA (ISABEL) CONNOLLY TAYLORConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Celebrating the Life of Queen Isabella (Isabel) Connolly Taylor Proverbs 31: 28-31 (28) Her children arise up, and call her blessed, her husband also, and he praiseth her, (29) Many daughters have done virtuously but thou excellest them all; (30) Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised; (31) Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates. WHEREAS, Almighty God has called Queen Isabella (Isabel) Connolly Taylor from our midst on January 5, 2014; and WHEREAS, Queen Isabella was born into life on August 11, 1909 in Savage, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, Queen Isabella confessed her faith in Christ at the tender age of 14 and joined St. Samaritan A.M.E. Church in Coldwater, Mississippi where she developed her commitment and dedication of service not only to the Lord but to mankind; and WHEREAS, on April 12, 1931 she married Mr. Luke Taylor and to this union ten children were born; and WHEREAS, her husband and three of their children Menore T. Hall, Calvin TayapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0935 1 Honoring the Life of Mable Louise BlackwellConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF MABLE LOUISE BLACKWELL WHEREAS, Almighty God, in His infinite wisdom, has called a highly distinguished woman who possessed a beautiful spirit of service, Mable Louise Blackwell, from our midst; and WHEREAS, born on February 15, 1947 in Decatur, Georgia, Mrs. Blackwell grew up in Springfield, Illinois and graduated from Champaign Senior High School in 1965; and WHEREAS, Mrs. Blackwell took college classes at Southern Illinois University, where she was inducted into the Delta Sigma That Sorority, Inc., Epsilon Xi Chapter, in 1968; she continued her college studies at Chicago State University, earning a bachelor’s degree in biology in 1972. Mrs. Blackwell then earned a master’s degree in biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1974, and an M.D. in pediatrics in 1978 from the University of Illinois at Chicago, as well as a master’s degree in public health, also from the University of Illinois at Chicago, in 1986; and WHEREAS, for over 30 years, Mrs. Blackwell led an exceedingly successful prapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0936 1 Honoring the Life of Collette Ann DurkinConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF COLETTE ANN DURKIN WHEREAS, Almighty God, in His infinite wisdom, has called a deeply loving and beloved woman, Colette Ann Durkin, from our midst; and WHEREAS, Mrs. Durkin was born on July 8, 1930 and grew up on Chicago’s West Side; and WHEREAS, Mrs. Durkin attended St. Thomas Aquinas Grammar School, graduated from Sienna High School in 1947 and, subsequently, attended classes at DePaul University; and WHEREAS, for over 62 years, Mrs. Durkin was the cherished wife of Thomas J. Durkin; and WHEREAS, home safely from the Korean War, Mr. Durkin worked during the day and, under the GI Bill, took classes at night toward his college degree; Mrs. Durkin successfully raised eight boys to manhood: Thomas, Kevin, Terry, Michael, Patrick, James, Robert and William; she insisted that each son receive a Catholic education and each earn a college degree; and WHEREAS, Mrs. Durkin’s devotion to her sons was further evidenced by the fact that she was an unwavering, supportive presence at her sons’ activities, whether it approvePass Action details Not available
14-0939 1 Tobar, memorial resolutionConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION PETRA TOBAR, IN MEMORIAM WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Petra Tobar from our midst, and WHEREAS, Petra Tobar (nee Medina) was the beloved wife of the late Ernest Tobar, and WHEREAS, Petra Tobar was the dear mother of Tina (Victor) Roa, Richie (Bernice), Diana "Cookie", Vince (Debbie), Maria, Christal, Anthony CFD (Dawn), Michael CFD (Phyllis) and the late Ernest "Toby" and the late Chuckie, and WHEREAS, Petra Tobar was the loving grandmother of 21 and great-grandmother of 11, and WHEREAS, Petra Tobar was the cherished aunt of many, and WHEREAS, all who knew her will attest that Petra Tobar was a kind and compassionate woman, virtuous of character and gentle in spirit, admired and respected by her many friends and neighbors, and dearly loved by her family. NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Commissioners of Cook County that the Board does hereby offer its deepest condolences and most heartfelt sympathy to the family and many friends of Petra Tobar, and joins them in sorrow at this time of loss, and approvePass Action details Not available
14-0941 1 Ward, memorial resolutionConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Thomas Ward, Sr. In Memoriam WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Thomas J. Ward, Sr. from our midst, and WHEREAS, Thomas J. Ward, Sr. was the beloved husband of Sally Ward (nee Fitzgerald) for over 50 years of marriage, and WHEREAS, Thomas J. Ward, Sr. was the loving father of Maureen (Craig) Kirby, Thomas J. Ward, Jr., Elizabeth (Will) Ketcham, Michael (Patty) and John (Mary) Ward, and WHEREAS, Thomas J. Ward, Sr. was the beloved brother of James (Joan), Bernard, Jack (Louise), Neil (Marge) and Susan (Jerry) Brown, and WHEREAS, Thomas J. Ward, Sr. fond uncle of many nieces and nephews, and WHEREAS, Thomas J. Ward, Sr. served and protected the citizens of Chicago as a Sergeant with the Chicago Police Department, wherein throughout his career he upheld his oath with honor and distinction, and WHEREAS, all who knew him will attest that Thomas J. Ward, Sr. 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 familyapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0942 1 GEORGE KOVACEVICH, IN MEMORIAMConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION GEORGE KOVACEVICH, IN MEMORIAM WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called George F. "Bucky” Kovacevich from our midst, and WHEREAS, George F. "Bucky” Kovacevich was the beloved husband of Marion "Mimi" (nee Caulfield), and WHEREAS, George F. "Bucky” Kovacevich was the dear father of Michael (Joyce), Judi LaGiglio and Patti (Michael) Sullivan, and WHEREAS, George F. "Bucky” Kovacevich was the cherished grandfather of Jacki Arriaga, Megan, Michael, Kaila, Patrick and Maeve, and WHEREAS, George F. "Bucky” Kovacevich was the fond brother of Edward (the late Genieve), the late Matthew (the late Dorothy), Joe (the late Evelyn), Mary (the late Frank) Paslaski, Ann, James (the late Ruth), Frank and John (the late Jean) Kovacevich, and WHEREAS, George F. "Bucky” Kovacevich was the fond uncle of many nieces and nephews, and WHEREAS, all who knew him will attest that George F. "Bucky” Kovacevich was a kind and compassionate man, virtuous of character and gentle in spirit, admired and respected by his many friends and neighbors, andapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0949 1 HONORING THE MEMORY OF CLYDE BLACKConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE MEMORY OF CLYDE BLACK WHEREAS, Almighty God, in His infinite wisdom, has called upon a hard working entrepreneur who was also a man of integrity, veteran shoe shine man, Clyde Black, from our midst; and WHEREAS, Mr. Black worked on the ground floor of the County building shining shoes; he would always say: “A proper shoe shine should take 10 minutes, tops. Conversation costs. You pay for conversation”; and WHEREAS, Mr. Black got his start shining shoes in 1978. He treated every set of shoes with the same quality and attention, whether they belonged to the Cook County Board President or to a custodian; and WHEREAS, Mr. Black enjoyed talking with former Mayor Richard M. Daley about the White Sox while he shined his shoes as well as former Cook County Board President, John H. Stroger, Jr., whom he counted among his good friends and whom he praised for always extending help to others in need; and WHEREAS, Mr. Black would say, “I don’t call myself successful, but I do OK. Most people say I am the best in the business”; and WHEREapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0955 1 CELEBRATING THE 90TH BIRTHDAY OF JACK SCHALLERConsent Calendar ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CELEBRATING THE 90TH BIRTHDAY OF JACK SCHALLER WHEREAS, it has come to the attention of the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Jack Schaller celebrated his 90th Birthday on January 15, 2014; and WHEREAS, Jack Schaller is known to generations of Chicagoans as the proprietor of Schaller’s Pump, the oldest licensed liquor establishment in the city, and WHEREAS, throughout the course of his life, Jack Schaller has faithfully managed the Pump in the manner taught to him by his grandfather, George Schaller, who founded the establishment in 1881, and WHEREAS, Jack Schaller is a loyal fan of the Chicago White Sox, and has known many players and team officials over the years, and WHEREAS, Jack Schaller was once honored by the team when he was selected to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before a game, and WHEREAS, in his youth, Jack Schaller attended Leo High School in Chicago before being drafted to serve his country, and WHEREAS, Jack Schaller was a member of the 34th Infantry Division during World War Two, where he served with couragapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0692 1 Cook County Violence Prevention, Intervention and Reduction Advisory CommitteeOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT Cook County Violence Prevention, Intervention and Reduction Advisory Committee BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2, Article VI, Division 4, Sec. 2-526 through 2-527 is hereby amended as follows: Sec. 2-526. Cook County Violence Prevention, Intervention and Reduction Advisory Committee. (a) There shall be created a Cook County Violence Prevention, Intervention and Reduction Advisory Committee ("Advisory Committee") made up of the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners or his or her designee and six other members appointed by the President. The Advisory Committee shall be in place for the Cook County 2013 Fiscal Year. Members of the Advisory Committee shall include: (1) The President or his or her designee; and (2) Three members of the Cook County Board of Commissioners; and (3) One member with extensive law enforcement experience; and (4) Two members with extensive social service and community outreach experience. (b) The members of this Advisory Committee shall serve without pay. (c) The papprovePass Action details Not available
14-0692 1 Cook County Violence Prevention, Intervention and Reduction Advisory CommitteeOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT Cook County Violence Prevention, Intervention and Reduction Advisory Committee BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2, Article VI, Division 4, Sec. 2-526 through 2-527 is hereby amended as follows: Sec. 2-526. Cook County Violence Prevention, Intervention and Reduction Advisory Committee. (a) There shall be created a Cook County Violence Prevention, Intervention and Reduction Advisory Committee ("Advisory Committee") made up of the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners or his or her designee and six other members appointed by the President. The Advisory Committee shall be in place for the Cook County 2013 Fiscal Year. Members of the Advisory Committee shall include: (1) The President or his or her designee; and (2) Three members of the Cook County Board of Commissioners; and (3) One member with extensive law enforcement experience; and (4) Two members with extensive social service and community outreach experience. (b) The members of this Advisory Committee shall serve without pay. (c) The preconsiderPass Action details Video Video
14-0692 1 Cook County Violence Prevention, Intervention and Reduction Advisory CommitteeOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT Cook County Violence Prevention, Intervention and Reduction Advisory Committee BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2, Article VI, Division 4, Sec. 2-526 through 2-527 is hereby amended as follows: Sec. 2-526. Cook County Violence Prevention, Intervention and Reduction Advisory Committee. (a) There shall be created a Cook County Violence Prevention, Intervention and Reduction Advisory Committee ("Advisory Committee") made up of the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners or his or her designee and six other members appointed by the President. The Advisory Committee shall be in place for the Cook County 2013 Fiscal Year. Members of the Advisory Committee shall include: (1) The President or his or her designee; and (2) Three members of the Cook County Board of Commissioners; and (3) One member with extensive law enforcement experience; and (4) Two members with extensive social service and community outreach experience. (b) The members of this Advisory Committee shall serve without pay. (c) The pdeferPass Action details Not available
14-0802 1 PROPOSED APPOINTMENT G.A. FinchAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): G.A. Finch Position: Chairperson Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Employee Appeals Board Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 1/15/2016, or until a successor is appointedsuspend the rulesPass Action details Video Video
14-0802 1 PROPOSED APPOINTMENT G.A. FinchAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): G.A. Finch Position: Chairperson Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Employee Appeals Board Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 1/15/2016, or until a successor is appointedapprovePass Action details Not available
14-0805 1 PROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Lawrence GrishamReappointmentPROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Lawrence Grisham Position: Director Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Land Bank Authority Board of Directors Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 1/15/2017, or until a successor is appointed Summary: Reappointment pursuant to the requirement that the Land Bank Authority Board contain one (1) representative from the City of Chicago as recommended by the Mayor of the City of ChicagoapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0806 1 PROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT The Honorable Jeffrey SherwinReappointmentPROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): The Honorable Jeffrey Sherwin Position: Director Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Land Bank Authority Board of Directors Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 1/1/2017, or until a successor is appointed Summary: Reappointment pursuant to the requirement that the Land Bank Authority Board contain three (3) Suburban Cook County Mayors, Presidents or Village ManagersapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0809 1 PROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Bishop Dr. Reginald SaffoReappointmentPROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Bishop Dr. Reginald Saffo Position: Director Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Land Bank Authority Board of Directors Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 1/15/2017, or until a successor is appointed Summary: Reappointment pursuant to the requirement that the Land Bank Authority Board contain one (1) representative from a Suburban Cook County community organizationapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0810 1 PROPOSED APPOINTMENT Nancy Holguin RivasAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Nancy Holguin Rivas Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Zoning Board of Appeals Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 2/19/2019, or until a successor is appointedreferPass Action details Video Video
14-0292 1 PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENTOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT Cook County Justice Advisory Council BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2, Article VI, Division 1, Sec.2-473(a) is hereby amended as Follows: Sec. 2-473. Cook County Justice Advisory Council. (a) There is hereby created a Judicial Advisory Council which shall consist of five nine members who shall be appointed by the President of the County Board; said Council shall be referred to as the Cook County Justice Advisory Council. All shall be persons learned in the law, and two at least of their number shall be members of the judiciary. The persons thus appointed shall hold office for four years and until their respective successors have been duly appointed and qualified. They shall serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for all expenses incurred in carrying out the duties defined by this section. Effective date: This ordinance shall be in effect immediately upon adoption.approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0853 1 Procurement - OIIG AmendmentOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AN AMENDMENT TO THE PROCUREMENT CODE NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Part I, Chapter 34, Article IV, Division 7, Section 34-250 of the Cook County Code, is hereby amended as follows: Sec. 34-250. Reporting irregularities suspected or known fraudulent activity. The Board encourages aAny Person involved in the Cook County procurement process, including employees, contractors, and those seeking to become Contractors do business with the County, shall to report directly and without delay, any suspected or known irregularities fraudulent activity in the County's procurement process to the County Compliance Officer of the Office of the Cook County Inspector General. In addition to any applicable laws protecting whistleblowers, the County shall ensure that a report made in good faith will not result in any adverse action taken by the Board or the County against the Person making such a report. The CPO's procedures will include a mechanism to publish this provision to all appropriate Persons. Effective dareferPass Action details Video Video
14-0818 1 Legislation and Intergovernmental RelationsCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Date: 1/14/ 2014approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0819 1 Finance Subcommittee on LitigationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Committee Date: 1/14/2014approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0820 1 Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ CompensationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ Compensation Committee Date: 1/14/2014approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0821 1 Finance Subcommittee on Real Estate & Business & Economic DevelopmentCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Subcommittee on Real Estate & Business & Economic Development Committee Date: 1/14/2014approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0651 1 Rules and AdministrationCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Rules and Administration Committee Date: 1/15/2014approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0650 1 FinanceCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Finance Committee Date: 1/15/2014approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0652 1 Zoning and BuildingCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE REPORT Committee Name: Zoning and Building Committee Date: 1/15/2014approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0706 1 Bills and Claims ReportReportBills and Claims Reportreceive and filePass Action details Video Video
14-0293 1 Aon Actuarial Services Contract ExtensionContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Department of Risk Management Vendor: Aon Risk Services Central, Inc., Chicago, Illinois Request: Requesting authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase and extend contract Good(s) or Service(s): Actuarial and Risk Management Services Original Contract Period: 2/1/2011 - 1/31/2014 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 2/1/2014 - 1/31/2015 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $118,500.00 Original Approval: 2/15/2011, $118,500.00 Previous Board Increase(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $39,500.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: $39,500.00 Accounts: 490-260 Contract Number(s): 10-50-1081P Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. Office of the Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: On 2/15/2011 the Cook County Board of Commissioners authorized the prior Purchasing Agent to enter into a contract with Aon Risk Services Central, Inc. for Actuarial aapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0439 1 FEBRUARY AS NATIONAL SPAY AND NEUTER MONTHResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING FEBRUARY AS NATIONAL SPAY AND NEUTER MONTH WHEREAS, pet overpopulation results in an estimated 6-8 million animals entering shelters nationwide each year; and WHEREAS, tragically, only half of these animals find adoptive homes resulting in the euthanasia of 3-4 million animals per year across the nation; and WHEREAS, spay/neuter is the only permanent, 100 percent effective method of birth control for dogs and cats; and WHEREAS, the spay/neuter procedure prevents various forms of cancer and bacterial infections thus adding to the quantity and quality of the dog or cat’s life; and WHEREAS, during the month of February, the Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control conducts a spay/neuter rebate program that allows any citizen of Cook County with a valid rabies vaccine to have their pet spayed/neutered at the veterinarian of their choice; and WHEREAS, 4126 animals were spayed/neutered in the month of February 2013 in Cook County saving the citizens of Cook County $165,040.00 through the Cook County Animal and Rabies ControapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0002 1 12-4-2013 170th Change in Planes #9 11-13-2013Change in Plans and Extra Work (Highway)PROPOSED CHANGE IN PLANS AND EXTRA WORK (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): G & V Construction Company, Inc., Bensenville, Illinois Action: Request approval Section: 08-B5934-04-RP Location: 170th (167th) Street; South Park Avenue to Bishop Ford Freeway in the Village of South Holland, Cook County, Illinois Board District: 6 Good(s) or Service(s): New items were required for storm sewer removal at various locations to avoid conflict with proposed pavement, repair of a damaged water service which had been mismarked by the Village of South Holland, and repair of an existing storm sewer lateral. Fiscal Impact: $30,064.96 (increase) Accounts: 600-600 (Motor Fuel Tax Fund) Additional Details: Contract: 12-28-016 IDOT Contract No.: 10218 Fed. Project No.: M-9003(742) Fed. Job No.: C-91-187-11 Adjustment of Quantities and New Items The Department of Transportation and Highways respectfully submits a change in plans and extra work of the above captioned project in the Village of South HapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0008 1 1-15-2014 12-4-2013 C & P 170th 08-B5935-05-RPChange in Plans and Extra Work (Highway)PROPOSED CHANGE IN PLANS AND EXTRA WORK (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Capitol Cement Inc., Chicago Illinois Action: Request approval Section: 08-B5935-05-RP Location: 170th (167th) Street, Bishop Ford Freeway to Burnham Avenue in the Villages of South Holland and Lansing Board District: 6 Good(s) or Service(s): Final Adjustment of Quantities and New Item Fiscal Impact: $53,378.24 (decrease) Accounts: 600-600 (Motor Fuel Tax) Additional Details: The quantities as shown on the contract documents were estimated for bidding purposes only. This change represents the difference between the estimated quantities and actual field quantities of work performed. Since added work is paid under the particular items of work performed, contract extra work item is eliminated. A new item is required for repair of existing catch basins and pipes, per field conditions.approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0010 1 12-4-2013 Contract No. 1330-13054 Equipment Rental contractContract (Highway)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department(s): Transportation and Highways Vendor: Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation, Park Ridge, New Jersey Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Heavy Equipment Rental and Associated Services Location: Department of Transportation and Highways, Maintenance Districts Countywide Section: N/A Contract Value: $125,000.00 Contract period: Upon Board Approval 12/4/2013 - 12/3/2014 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $125,000.00. Accounts: 600-585 (Motor Fuel Tax Fund) Contract Number(s): 1330-13054 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 Summary: This rental equipment is needed to enable the Department to continue operations for safe and sustainable highways by supporting a shortage of equipment and an aging current fleet. This contract is in obligation for Heavy Equipment RentapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0270 1 1-15-2014 Quentin Road 13-V6243-04-SSImprovement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Ex: Motor Fuel Tax Project Request: Approval Project: This improvement, as proposed, will consist of pavement removal and replacement, curb and gutter removal and replacement, sidewalk removal and replacement, storm sewer removal, pavement marking, landscaping, traffic control and protection, engineering and other necessary highway appurtenances. Location: Quentin Road - Medford Drive to Illinois Avenue in the Village of Palatine Section: 13-V6243-04-SS County Board District(s): 14 Centerline Mileage: 0.20 Fiscal Impact: $625,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-585) Summary: This appropriation reflects the County’s obligation to reimburse the Village of Palatine for its share of improvement costs through a Reimbursement Agreement approved by your Honorable Body on 11/13/2013. This improvement is needed to alleviate drainage issues along Quentin Road in order to ensure the safety of pedestrians, the motoring public aapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0271 1 1-15-2014 Imp Touhy Ave 14-13018-01-EGAppropriating Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED APPROPRIATING RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Illinois State Toll Highway Authority Request: Approval Good(s) or Services(s): Appropriating funds for Phase II Design Engineering for a roadway reconstruction and realignment project along Touhy Avenue (IL 72) from Elmhurst Road to Mount Prospect Road in the Cities of Chicago and Des Plaines, the Village of Elk Grove and unincorporated Elk Grove Township by an outside engineering consultant. Location: Touhy Avenue - Elmhurst Road to Mount Prospect Road in the Cities of Chicago and Des Plaines, Village of Elk Grove and unincorporated Elk Grove Township in County Board District #17. Centerline Mileage: 0.9 miles Section: 14-13018-01-EG Fiscal Impact: $4,600,000.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund (600-585 Account) Summary: These services are needed by the Department as part of the County’s participation in the Elgin O’Hare Western Access project by the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority. This improvement is needed toapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0272 1 1-15-2014 Imp Res Hintz Road 14-A5416-04-BRImprovement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Request: Approval Project: This improvement, as proposed, shall be repair of the existing bridge and shall include removal and replacement of the preformed joint seals, scarification of the approach pavement, placement of latex overlay on the approach pavement, bridge deck grooving, approach slab repairs (partial & full depth), deck slab repair (partial depth), placement of controlled low strength material, concrete curb and gutter removal and replacement, concrete sidewalk removal and replacement, cleaning and resealing relief joints, landscaping, traffic control and protection, engineering and other necessary highway appurtenances. Location: Hintz Road at Ecko Lake (west of Wheeling Road) in the Village of Wheeling Section: 14-A5416-04-BR County Board District(s): 14 Centerline Mileage: N/A Fiscal Impact: $375,000.00 Accounts: 600-585 Motor Fuel Tax Fund Summary: This improvement is needed to approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0273 1 1-15-2014 Imp Res Hintz Road 14-A5416-03-RPImprovement Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Project Type: Motor Fuel Tax Project Request: Approval Project: This improvement, as proposed, will consist of full depth concrete patching of the existing pavement and includes diamond grinding concrete pavement, curb and gutter repairs, median repairs, adjustments or reconstruction of existing drainage structures, joint repairs, removal and replacement of traffic signal detector loops, landscaping, traffic control and protection, pavement marking, engineering and other necessary highway appurtenances. Location: Hintz Road - Elmhurst Road to Milwaukee Avenue in the City of Prospect Heights and the Village of Wheeling Section: 14-A5416-03-RP County Board District(s): 14 Centerline Mileage: 2.04 Fiscal Impact: $3,475,000.00 Accounts: 600-585 (Motor Fuel Tax Fund)approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0274 1 Metra IGA Kedzie Ave 13-W4612-07-LSIntergovernmental Agreement (Highway)PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): Commuter Rail Division of the Regional Transportation Authority (Metra) Request: Authorization to enter into an intergovernmental agreement Goods or Services: Wireline Easement Agreement between the Commuter Rail Division of the Regional Transportation Authority (Metra) and the County of Cook, wherein Metra will grant to the County a non-exclusive easement across its right-of-way and tracks for installation, operation, repair and maintenance of a 3-inch diameter steel conduit pipe for street lighting electrical access along 139th Street Location: Kedzie Avenue and 139th Street in the Village of Robbins Centerline Mileage: 0.51 Section: 13-W4612-07-LS County Board District: 5 Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: N/A Fiscal Impact: $2,500.00 Accounts: Motor Fuel Tax Fund: (600-585 Account) Summary: In consideration of this easement, the County will pay to Metra the sum of $2,500.00 for the cost of prepapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0295 1 1-15-2014 Construction Report Nov 30 2013ReportREPORT Department: Transportation and Highways Request: Receive and File Report Title: Department of Transportation and Highways Construction Bureau Status Report Report Period: Ending 11/30/2013 Summary: Submitted is a copy of the Construction Bureau Progress Report ending 11/30/2013receive and filePass Action details Video Video
14-0333 1 1-15-2014 Material Testing Appro ResAppropriating Resolution (Highway)PROPOSED APPROPRIATING RESOLUTION (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): N/A Request: Approval Good(s) or Services(s): Professional Engineering Services, Material Testing and inspection services for the construction of County projects at various locations throughout Cook County by an outside engineering consultant, 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 services for the general public in Cook County. This appropriation is made in anticipation of a forthcoming contract to be presented to your Honorable Body at a later date. Location: Various Locations throughout Cook County in County Board Districts: Countywide Section: 14-8TEST-02-EG Fiscal Impact: $875,000.00 Accounts: 600-585 (Motor Fuel Tax Fund)approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0665 1 Foreign Rail Study IGA with IDOTIntergovernmental Agreement (Highway)PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT (TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS) Department: Transportation and Highways Other Part(ies): State of Illinois Request: Approval Goods or Services: Intergovernmental Agreement between the State of Illinois - Department of Transportation and Cook County, wherein Cook County will conduct a Freight Rail Study. Location: Central and South Cook County Section: 12-6HISP-36-ES Federal Project: SPR-PL-3000(50) County Board District: 1-12, 17 Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: N/A Fiscal Impact: $600,000.00 ($480,000.00 to be reimbursed from the State of Illinois) Accounts: 600-585 (Motor Fuel Tax Fund) Summary: The Department of Transportation and Highways submits for execution an Intergovernmental Agreement between the State of Illinois - Department of Transportation and Cook County, wherein Cook County will conduct a Freight Rail Study. The purpose of the study is to identify existing freight rail systems and corridors and recommend vital improvements in rail infrastructure, roads, grade crosapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0091 1 UNLAWFUL CLOUDING OF TITLEOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO 14-0091 PROPOSED ORDINANCE UNLAWFUL CLOUDING OF TITLE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 58 OFFENSES AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS, ARTICLE II. - OFFENSES INVOLVING PROPERTY RIGHTS, SECTION 58-45 of the Cook County Code is hereby enacted as follows: Sec. 58-45. Unlawful Clouding of Title. (a) Any person who intentionally records or files or causes to be recorded or filed any document in the Office of the Cook County Recorder of Deeds that is a cloud on the title of land in Cook County, knowing that the theory upon which the purported cloud on title is based is not recognized as a legitimate legal theory by the Courts of the United States, the State of Illinois, or any County within the State of Illinois, commits the offense of unlawful clouding of title. (b) Any person who commits the offense of unlawful clouding of title shall be fined $5,000.00 for the first offense. Any person who commits this offense a second time shall be fined $7,500.00. Any person who commits this offense a third or subsequent timaccept as substitutedPass Action details Video Video
14-0091 1 UNLAWFUL CLOUDING OF TITLEOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO 14-0091 PROPOSED ORDINANCE UNLAWFUL CLOUDING OF TITLE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 58 OFFENSES AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS, ARTICLE II. - OFFENSES INVOLVING PROPERTY RIGHTS, SECTION 58-45 of the Cook County Code is hereby enacted as follows: Sec. 58-45. Unlawful Clouding of Title. (a) Any person who intentionally records or files or causes to be recorded or filed any document in the Office of the Cook County Recorder of Deeds that is a cloud on the title of land in Cook County, knowing that the theory upon which the purported cloud on title is based is not recognized as a legitimate legal theory by the Courts of the United States, the State of Illinois, or any County within the State of Illinois, commits the offense of unlawful clouding of title. (b) Any person who commits the offense of unlawful clouding of title shall be fined $5,000.00 for the first offense. Any person who commits this offense a second time shall be fined $7,500.00. Any person who commits this offense a third or subsequent timapprove as substitutedPass Action details Not available
14-0262 1 Brookfield Zoo 3300 S Golf Road BrookfieldReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Chicago Zoological Society-Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield, Illinois Request: Approval of a Fee Waiver Request County District: 16 Township: Proviso Property: 3300 S. Golf Road, Brookfield, Illinois Permit Number: 131537 Description: Construct Shed at Habitat Africa Original Permit Fee Amount: $439.90 Percent Waived: 10% Amount Waived: $43.99approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0263 1 Brookfield Zoo 3300 S Golf Road BrookfieldReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Chicago Zoological Society-Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield, Illinois Request: Approval of a Fee Waiver Request County District: 16 Township: Proviso Property: 3300 S. Golf Road, Brookfield, Illinois Permit Number: 132208 Description: Temporary Generator for Holiday Magic Original Permit Fee Amount: $678.83 Percent Waived: 10% Amount Waived: $67.88approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0264 1 Loyola University Medical CenterReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Loyola University Medical Center Request: Fee Waiver County District: 1 Township: Proviso Property: 2160 S. First Avenue, Maywood, Illinois Permit Number: 131866 Description: Remodeling of Oncology Exam Room Original Fee Amount: $2,321.35 Percent Waived: 10% Amount Waived: $232.14approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0265 1 Chicago Zoological Society-Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield, IL Fee Waiver RequestReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Chicago Zoological Society-Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield, Illinois Request: Approval of a Fee Waiver Request County District: 16 Township: Proviso Property: 3300 S. Golf Road, Brookfield, Illinois Permit Number: 131538 Description: Construct Shed at Australia House Original Permit Fee Amount: $591.55 Percentage Waived: 10% Amount Waived: $59.15approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0380 1 Brookfield Zoo 330 S Golf Road BrookfieldReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Chicago Zoological Society-Brookfield Zoo Request: Fee Waiver Request County District: 16 Township: Proviso Property: 3300 S. Golf Road, Brookfield, Illinois Permit Number: 140007 Description: Holiday Magic Tent Installation Original Permit Fee Amount: $981.65 Percent Waived: 5% Amount Waived: $49.08approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0548 1 Loyola University Medical Center Center for Translational Research and Education FoundationReduced Fee PermitPROPOSED REDUCED FEE PERMIT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Loyola University Medical Center Request: Approval of a fee waiver request County District: 1 Township: Proviso Property: 2160 S. First Avenue, Maywood, IL Permit Number: 131364 Description: Center for Translational Research and Education Foundation only Original Permit Fee: $210,888.50 Percent Waived: 10% Amount Waived: $21,088.85approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0698 1 DOC Division IX Window Cell Replacement-ID# 14-0698Job Order ContractPROPOSED MISCELLANEOUS ITEM OF BUSINESS Department: Capital Planning and Policy Summary: The Office of Capital Planning and Policy, as authorized by the Cook County Chief Procurement Officer, plans to participate in the Cook County’s Job Order Contract (JOC) program to complete the three (4) capital projects listed below. JOC is a quantity based procurement process that allows facility owners to complete a multitude of repair/maintenance and construction projects with a single, competitively bid contract. The JOC process generally involves first selecting a pool of potential contractors through a competitive procurement process, and then identifying projects for such selected contractors. The County has already completed a JOC competitive procurement process, and it has created the pool of general contractors to perform certain projects generally associated with maintenance, repairs, replacement and routine work. The JOC program has an administrative component managed by the Gordian Group. The Gordian Group maintains an area price book, which captures the prices for spapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0099 1 BUILT in Cook Loan Program FeesOrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE An Ordinance authorizing Cook County through its Bureau of Economic Development to establish Program Fees for various BUILT in Cook Loan Programs. WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners on April 17, 2013 approved a Resolution authorizing the Bureau of Economic Development to accept the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Section 108 Loan Guarantee financing which will launch the BUILT (Broadening Urban Investment to Leverage Transportation) in Cook Loan Fund in an amount not to exceed $30 million dollars; and WHEREAS, this financing will provide Cook County (County) through the Bureau of Economic Development with the lending authority to support sustainable economic development for the benefit of low- and moderate-income individuals; and WHEREAS, the Section 108 program is administered as part of HUD’s Community Development and Block Grant (CDBG) program and is subject to the requirements governing the CDBG program; and WHEREAS, it is permissible for Section 108 recipients to impose fees on third party borrowers who receivreferPass Action details Video Video
14-0709 1 EJM Properties, LLCResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION EJM PROPERTIES, LLC REQUEST FOR A Real Property Assessment Classification 8 WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for an industrial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from EJM Properties, LLC and Resolution from the Village of South Holland for an abandoned industrial facility located at 570 Armory Drive, South Holland, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 17 6, and Permanent Index Number 29-21-319-003-0000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS; industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value, qualifying industrial real estate eligible for the Class 8 can receive a significant reduction in the level of areferPass Action details Video Video
14-0710 1 Siam Marina Properties, LLCResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION Siam Marina Properties, LLC REQUEST FOR A Real Property Assessment Classification 8 WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 that provides an applicant a reduction in the assessment level for a commercial facility; and WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed an application from Siam Marina Properties, LLC and Resolution No. 2013-R-003 from the Tinley Park for an abandoned commercial facility located at 16846 Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park, Cook County, Illinois, Cook County District 6, and Permanent Index Number 28-30-107001-0000; and WHEREAS, Cook County has defined abandoned property as buildings and other structures that, after having been vacant and unused for at least 24 months, are purchased for value by a purchaser in whom the seller has no direct financial interest; and WHEREAS; industrial real estate is normally assessed at 25% of its market value, qualifying industrial real estate eligible for the Class 8 can receive a significant reduction in treferPass Action details Video Video
14-0608 1 Crown Castle PWAPublic Way License AgreementPROPOSED PUBLIC WAY LICENSE AGREEMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Approval of a Public Way License Agreement Grantor: County of Cook Grantee: Crown Castle NG Central Inc. Term: 1/1/2014 - 6/30/2017 Annual License Fee: $1,898.02 for the initial six months, based on an annual fee of $3,796.03, as adjusted annually by Consumer Price Index Summary: This license is in accordance with Cook County Code Chapter 66, Road and Bridges, Article 3, Public Way Regulatory Ordinance, enacted by the Board of Commissioners on 6/19/2007. The license fees, term start and end dates are all set by ordinance. Grantee has met the insurance requirements under the License AgreementapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0610 1 Mission Brook SD PWAPublic Way License AgreementPROPOSED PUBLIC WAY LICENSE AGREEMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Approval of A Public Way Agreement Grantor: County of Cook Grantee: Mission Brook Sanitary District Term: 1/1/2014 - 6/30/2017 Annual License Fee: Waived pursuant to Ordinance Summary: Under the Cook County Code, approved by the Board of Commissioners on 6/19/2007 (the “Ordinance”), municipalities, special districts and other units of local government are exempted from the imposition of License fees, pursuant to Chapter 66, Sec. 66-102. Based upon the Grantee’s status as a unit of local government, body politic, political subdivision and municipal corporation, of the State of Illinois, the License fee is therefore waived as to Grantee. Grantee has met the insurance requirements under the License Agreement.approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0611 1 Comm Fritchey Dist Office 2nd AmendLease AgreementPROPOSED LEASE AMENDMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Approval of a Second Amendment to Lease Landlord: ICM Properties, Inc. Tenant: County of Cook, for the use of Commissioner John A. Fritchey Location: 2539 North Southport Avenue, Chicago, Illinois Term/Extension Period: 1/1/2014 - 11/30/2014 Space Occupied: 675 Square feet Monthly Rent: $1,575.00 / Annual: $18,900.00 Fiscal Impact: $17,325.00 Accounts: 092-660 Account Option to Renew: None Termination: By Tenant with thirty days prior written notice Utilities Included: No, separately metered and paid by Tenant (092-429 Account) Summary: Commissioner John A. Fritchey will use the Premises for his 12th District field office.approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0615 1 69W Verizon License AgreementLease AgreementPROPOSED LEASE AGREEMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Approval of a (New) License Agreement Landlord: County of Cook Tenant: Chicago SMSA Limited Partnership, d/b/a Verizon Wireless Location: 69 W. Washington Street, Chicago, Illinois Term/Extension Period: 1/1/2014 - 12/31/2028 Space Occupied: 100 Square feet Monthly Rent: $2,500 Monthly ($30,000 Annually) for year one, with a 3% increase each year thereafter Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: N/A Option to Renew: None Termination: By County under certain conditions Utilities Included: No, Tenant shall pay $100 per month for utilities in addition to the license fee. Summary/Notes: Verizon acknowledges that Verizon, as successor licensee has been in possession of approximately 100 square feet of the Premises under a certain Antenna Site license Agreement dated 9/23/1992. Under the new license, Verizon would continue to operate and maintain antennas and related equipment at the Building. Verizon has met the insurance requirementsapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0622 1 69W Subway Lease AgreementLease AgreementPROPOSED LEASE AGREEMENT Department: Real Estate Management Request: Approval of a (New) Lease Agreement Landlord: County of Cook Tenant: Subway Real Estate, LLC Location: 69 West Washington Street, Lower Level, Suite LL13 Term/Extension Period: 6/1/2014 - 5/31/2024, subject to completion of improvements Space Occupied: 1,332 Square feet Monthly Rent: Gross Rent: Lease Year Rent (psf) Annual Monthly |109| $28.00 $37,296.00 $3,108.00 |109| $28.70 $38,228.40 $3,185.70 |109| $29.42 $39,187.44 $3,265.62 |109| $30.15 $41,158.80 $3,429.90 |109| $31.67 $42,184.44 $3,515.37 |109| $32.46 $43,236.72 $3,603.06 |109| $33.27 $44,315.64 $3,692.97 |10 9| $34.10 $45,421.20 $3,785.10 10 $34.95 $46,553.40 $3,879.45 Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: N/A Option to Renew: Two 5 year options (At Market Rate, not less than existing rent) Termination: N/A Utilities Included: HVAC and water included, Tenant pays electric metered to Premises Summary/Notes: Operating Expenses and Taxes: In addition to deferPass Action details Video Video
14-0688 1 FPD 2nd Amend to IGA OFHIntergovernmental Agreement AmendmentPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT AMENDMENT (REAL ESTATE) Department: Real Estate Management Landlord: County of Cook Tenant: Forest Preserve District of Cook County Request: Approval of a Second Amendment to Intergovernmental Agreement Location: Oak Forest Health Center Campus Agreement Period: N/A Termination: N/A Space Occupied: 1.418 acres Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Summary: On 7/12/2011, this Board authorized an Intergovernmental Agreement (the “IGA”) between Cook County and the District to establish a joint planning initiative to provide for cooperation and to prepare plans for the development of 175 acres of new forest preserve land adjacent to the Oak Forest Health Center that was formerly owned by Cook County. On 7/10/2012, the County Board and the District Board amended the IGA to provide for access, signage, and other actions to further the cooperative development of the Preserve. The parties now have determined that the use of portions of the existing service road on the Campus would facilitate the timely and costapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0695 1 HR Activity Reports for Pay Periods 24 and 25ReportREPORT Department: Bureau of Human Resources Request: Receive and File Report Title: Human Resources Activity Reports for Pay Periods 24 and 25 Report Period: Pay Period 24: 11/3/2013 - 11/16/2013 and Pay Period 25: 11/ 17/2013 - 11/30/2013 Summary: Submitting the Human Resources Activity report covering the pay periods listed above.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
14-0096 1 Chicago Community Foundation / Smart ChicagoContract (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Bureau of Technology Vendor: Chicago Community Foundation, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Good(s) or Service(s): Contract with Chicago Community Foundation, which will provide services through the Smart Chicago Collaborative to expand the County’s open data initiative by publishing open data sets and developing open data applications. Contract Value: $170,000.00 Contract period: 2/1/2014 - 1/31/2016 with two (2) one-year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014: $70,833.00; FY 2015: $85,000.00; FY 2016: $14,167.00 Accounts: FY 2014: 545-260; FY 2015: 490-260; FY 2016: 490-260 Contract Number(s): 1441-13289 Concurrence(s): Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: The Bureau of Technology (BOT) is requesting approval to enter into a twenty-four (24) month with two (2) one-year renewal options, sole souapprove as amendedPass Action details Video Video
14-0597 1 Globetrotters Engineering CorporationContract (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): Bureau of Technology Vendor: Globetrotters Engineering Corporation, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute contract Good(s) or Service(s): Engineering and design services for the Phase IV of Broadband Program, fiber optic work Contract Value: $408,646.00 Contract period: 01/15/2014 - 12/31/2015 with one (1) one (1) year extension option Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: $408,646.00 Accounts: 715/009-570 Contract Number(s): 1388-13279 Concurrence(s): The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: This contract would allow BOT to work with Globetrotters Engineering Corporation, which the County’s Office of the Chief Procurement Officer has pre-qualified to perform fiber optic engineering work for Cook County. This contract would further the County’s Broadband Program by providing additional detailed design engineering and fiber testing to seapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0189 1 Cook County Suburban Publishers, Inc.; Chicago, IllinoisContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Cook County Assessor’s Office Vendor: Cook County Suburban Publishers, Inc.; Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): State mandated publication of proposed assessed values and revisions made to 2014 Real Estate Triennial Assessment of South Townships in Cook County. Also, the State Mandated publication of revisions made to the 2014 Real Estate non-triennial assessment of North townships in Cook County. Contract Value: $609,192.48 Contract period: 6/1/2014 - 6/30/2015 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: $609,192.48 Accounts: 040-245 Contract Number(s): 1385-12975 Concurrences: The Vendor has met the Minority and Women owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: State mandated publication of proposed assessed values and revisions made to 2014 Real Estate Triennial Assessment of South Townships in Cook County. Also, the State Mandated publication of revisions made to the 2014 Real EstaapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0733 1 CoStar Realty Information Inc., Washington DCContractPROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Cook County Assessor’s Office Vendor: CoStar Realty Information Inc., Washington DC Request: Authorization to extend and increase the amount of the contract Good(s) or Service(s): Database Subscription to Real Estate Information Original Contract Period: 1/1/2013 - 12/31/2013 Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/1/2014 - 12/31/2014 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $111,984.00 Original Approval: 07/16/2013, $111,984.00 Previous Board Increase(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $111,984.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $111,984.00 Accounts: 040-353 Contract Number(s): 12-45-399 Concurrences: Vendor has met the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: The Cook County Assessor’s Office wishes to exercise the option to renew for one (1) additional year as stated in contract no. 12-45-399. This is the first of two (2) options to renew.approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0730 1 Illinois Comptroller's Office Local Debt Recovery ProgramIntergovernmental Agreement AmendmentPROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT AMENDMENT Department: Clerk of the Circuit Court Other Part(ies): Illinois Office of the Comptroller, State of Illinois Request: Amendment Goods or Services: The Clerk’s Office working with the Illinois Comptroller’s Office under Local Debt Recovery Program (effective 1/1/2012 under Public Act 97-0632) to work to recoup uncollected delinquent traffic fines. The program allows Illinois State Comptroller’s Office to intercept payroll checks, income tax returns, vendor payments, pensions and lottery winnings. Agreement Number: N/A Agreement Period: Amendment Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Summary: The parties hereby agree to amend the Intergovernmental Agreement (hereinafter, “the Agreement”) between the Illinois Office of the Comptroller and the Office of the Circuit Court Clerk of Cook County, (hereinafter referred to as the “local unit”), effective upon execution, as follows: Article III, Section A, Subsection 1 is amended by inserting the following new Part (d): (d) No debt which haapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0116 1 Dominion Voting Services, Inc., Atlanta, GeorgiaContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Cook County Clerk Vendor: Dominion Voting Systems, Inc., Denver, Colorado Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Support and Maintenance of Election Ballot and Tally System Software and Parts & Supplies for Voting Equipment Contract Value: $1,692,500.00 Contract period: 1/15/2014 - 11/30/2015 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $1,132,500.00, FY2015: $560,000.00. Accounts: 524-260, 524-376 Contract Number(s): 1335-13193 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: In 2006, the Clerk’s Office selected Dominion as its vendor to provide HAVA (Help Americans Vote Act) compliant Voting Machines and Software. The software and voting equipment used by the Clerk’s Office Election Department is proprietary to Dominion. Therefore, Dominion is needed to provide the software and technical support services including ballot and database preparapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0697 1 JJ Collins Ballot AppsContractPROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Cook County Clerk Vendor: JJ Collins Sons Inc., Woodridge, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Printing of Ballot Applications Contract Value: $189,950.00 Contract period: 01/15/2014 - 1/14/2016 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $114,450.00, FY 2015 $75,500.00 Accounts: 524-240 Contract Number(s): 1335-13038 Concurrences: The Vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Summary: The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer issued a request for bids for Printing of Ballot Applications and the vendor was the lowest, responsive and responsible bidder. The ballot applications are used by Election Judges to verify a voter’s eligibility to vote in the precinct and provide a record of who voted on Election Day. The total cost of the project is $189,950.00 over the course of the 2-year term and has been duly budgeted in the Clerk’s Office plans. FuapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0699 1 Data Defenders ForensicsContract (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): County Clerk Vendor: Data Defenders, LLC, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute contract Good(s) or Service(s): Forensic Analysis of Election Equipment and Tally System Contract Value: $338,681.00 Contract period: 01/15/2014 - 1/30/2016 with two (2) one-year renewal options Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY 2014 $189,970.00, FY 2015 $148,711.00 Accounts: 524-260 Contract Number(s): 1388-13012 Concurrence(s): The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Bureau of Technology concurs. Summary: The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer issued a Request for Proposal to obtain forensic analysis of election systems and the selected vendor’s proposal was determined to best meet the needs of the County. Forensic analysis helps the Clerk’s Office to monitor its election equipment and tally system for tampering or hacking that could leapprove as amendedPass Action details Video Video
14-0729 1 Proposed Confirmation and Appointment of Election JudgesReportREPORT Department: County Clerk Request: Approval Report Title: Proposed Confirmation and Appointment of Election Judges Report Period: 2014 and 2015 Summary: Submitting herewith a copy of the report concerning the selection, proposed confirmation and appointment of the Judges of Election to fill vacancies in the Office of Judge of Elections for the election precincts under the jurisdiction of the Cook County Clerk for the years 2014 and 2015. Submitted is a list of names of persons recommended by the Chairmen, through their Committeemen, of the Cook County Central Committees of both the Democratic and Republican parties to serve as Judges of Election for the years 2014 and 2015.approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0736 1 Sentinel RDC_EV setupContract (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT (TECHNOLOGY) Department(s): County Clerk Vendor: Sentinel Technologies, Inc., Downers Grove, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to enter into and execute contract Good(s) or Service(s): Setup of Early Voting and Election Day Computer Equipment Contract Value: $320,892.00 Contract period: 1/15/2014 - 4/30/2017 Potential Fiscal Year Budget Impact: FY2014 $106,964.00, FY2015 $106,964.00, FY2016 $106,964.00 Accounts: 524-260 Contract Number(s): 1388-13011 Concurrence(s): The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer concurs. Bureau of Technology concurs. Summary: The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer issued a request for bids for Computer Equipment Services-Early Voting and Election Day Computer Equipment Setup. Sentinel Technologies was the lowest, responsive and responsible bidder. The Clerk’s Office supports nearly 50 Early Voting Sites and 19 Elections Remote Distribution Centers. The sites areapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0043 1 CPI increase re CBMContract Amendment PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Sheriff Vendor: CBM Premier Management, LLC, Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase the amount of the contract Good(s) or Service(s): Food service for inmate meals Original Contract Period: 7/24/2012 - 7/23/2015 Proposed Contract Period Extension: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $38,360,583.23 Original Approval: 7/24/2012 Previous Board Increase(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $570,359.78 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2013 $95,686.00; FY 2014 $285,181.00; FY 2015 $189,493.00 Accounts: (FY 2013 -$95,686.00) 239-223 ($86,827.00), 236-223 ($6,673.00), 212-223 ($1,667.00), 230-231 ($519.00); FY 2014 - ($285,181.00) - 239-223 ($283,653.00), 230- 231 ($1,528.00); FY 2015 - ($189,493.00) 239-223 ($188,484.00), 230-231 ($1,009.00) Contract Number(s): 11-84-038 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief ProcapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0704 1 Palantir TechnologiesContract Amendment (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Cook County Sheriff Vendor: Palantir Technologies, Inc., Palo Alto, California Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase the number of licenses and servers of Palantir, in order to support the collection and exchange of data with other law enforcement agencies throughout the county. Good(s) or Service(s): Purchase of additional licenses and servers for Palantir technologies, Inc. software. Original Contract Period: 2/27/2013 - 2/26/2015 Proposed Contract Period Extension: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $682,012.91 Original Approval: 02/27/2013, $682,012.91 Previous Board Increase(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $1,992,693.84 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $1,257,706.06, FY 2015 $734,987.78 Accounts: 717/211-579 Contract Number(s): 13-30-076 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. DO NOT PUT TEXT HERE. FOR PROCUREMENT TOapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0708 1 Tribrdige AmmendmentContract Amendment (Technology)PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Cook County Sheriff’s Office Vendor: Tribridge Holdings LLC, Tampa, Florida Request: Authorization for the Chief Procurement Officer to increase the amount and amend the scope of the contract Good(s) or Service(s): This contract amendment will provide for the eLearning Services and a bidirectional interface between the new JMS System and Cermak Health Services. Original Contract Period: 5/8/2013 - 5/7/2018 Proposed Contract Period Extension: N/A Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $2,179,500.00 Original Approval: 05/08/2013, $2,179,500.00 Previous Board Increase(s): N/A Previous Chief Procurement Officer Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $886,555.00 Potential Fiscal Impact: FY 2014 $367,373.00, FY 2015 $259,591.00 FY16 $259,591.00 Accounts: 214-186 - $826,555.00; 715/239-579 - $60,000.00 Contract Number(s): 13-11-12685 Concurrences: The vendor has met the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance. The Chief Procurement Officer concurs.approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0451 1 Postconviction DNA TestingGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: State’s Attorney’s Office Grantee: State’s Attorney’s Office Grantor: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority Request: Request to Accept Grant Purpose: Support the costs of dedicating one Postconviction DNA Assistant State’s Attorney and one Postconviction DNA Specialist that will form the Postconviction DNA Program. Grant Amount: $332,533.00 Grant Period: 1/1/2014 through 12/31/2014 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any Summary: This grant will allow the Office to dedicate one Postconviction DNA Assistant State’s Attorney and one Postconviction DNA Specialist that will form the Postconviction DNA Program. This Program will solely focus on postconviction cases specifically dealing with DNA. The grant-funded staff will review postconviction cases to identify those in which DNA testing could prove the actual innocence of a person convicted of a violent felony offense(s) as deapprovePass Action details Video Video
14-0732 1 SAO-NICB Major Insurance Fraud ProgramGrant AwardPROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantee: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Grantor: National Insurance Crime Bureau Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: To create the SAO-NICB Major Insurance Fraud Program. Grant Amount: $450,000.00 Grant Period: 1/1/2014 - 12/31/2015 Fiscal Impact: $13,760.00 Accounts: 250-818 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any Summary: The Program will dedicate one senior prosecutor and one junior prosecutor to work 100% insurance fraud matters through the SAO’s Financial Crimes Unit. These assistant state’s attorneys will be located at 2650 South California Avenue and will be dedicated to investigating and prosecuting crimes relating to insurance fraud and other related criminal activity.approvePass Action details Video Video
14-0401 1 Corris Davis v. Nurse Crawford, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Corris Davis v. Nurse Crawford, et al., Case Number: 13C3971referPass Action details Video Video
14-0402 1 Serrano v. Dr. TaylorLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Serrano v. Dr. Taylor Case Number: 13C3408referPass Action details Not available
14-0403 1 Stokes v. Thomas DartLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Stokes v. Thomas Dart Case Number: 12C10105referPass Action details Not available
14-0404 1 Clarence January v. Thomas Dart, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Clarence January v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13C8052referPass Action details Not available
14-0405 1 Smith v. Thomas Dart, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Smith v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13C8223referPass Action details Not available
14-0406 1 Quintaes Johnson v. Thomas Dart, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Quintaes Johnson v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13C7880referPass Action details Not available
14-0407 1 McMahon v. Officer Ateca, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: McMahon v. Officer Ateca, et al., Case Number: 13C7349referPass Action details Not available
14-0408 1 Brandon Brown v. Thomas DartLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Brandon Brown v. Thomas Dart Case Number: 13C3409referPass Action details Not available
14-0409 1 Gene Michno v. Cook County Sheriff’s Office, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Gene Michno v. Cook County Sheriff’s Office, et al., Case Number: 13C7163referPass Action details Not available
14-0410 1 Douglas Zimny v. Cook County Sheriff’s Office, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Douglas Zimny v. Cook County Sheriff’s Office, et al., Case Number: 12C5963referPass Action details Not available
14-0411 1 Jarvis Winfield v. Thomas Dart, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Jarvis Winfield v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13C8237referPass Action details Not available
14-0412 1 Stevie Jackson v. Thomas DartLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Stevie Jackson v. Thomas Dart Case Number: 13C5584referPass Action details Not available
14-0413 1 Stevie Jackson v. Thomas DartLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Stevie Jackson v. Thomas Dart Case Number: 13C4653referPass Action details Not available
14-0414 1 Mario Reyes v. Thomas Dart, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Mario Reyes v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13C5009referPass Action details Not available
14-0415 1 Kamal Albitar v. Thomas Dart, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Kamal Albitar v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13C6721referPass Action details Not available
14-0416 1 Ivan Hernandez v. Cook County Sheriff’s Office, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Ivan Hernandez v. Cook County Sheriff’s Office, et al., Case Number: 13C7949referPass Action details Not available
14-0417 1 Lynette Williams for the Estate of Keith Lavender v. County, d/b/a Stroger HospitalLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Lynette Williams for the Estate of Keith Lavender v. County, d/b/a Stroger Hospital Case Number: 12L10236referPass Action details Not available
14-0418 1 Ronald Lauden v. Thomas Dart, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Ronald Lauden v. Thomas Dart, et al., Case Number: 13C4421referPass Action details Not available
14-0419 1 Delilah Buckley (Estate of Imani Velasquez) v. County of CookLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Delilah Buckley (Estate of Imani Velasquez) v. County of Cook Case Number: 13L5725referPass Action details Not available
14-0421 1 Melitee Mallard v. County of Cook, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Melitee Mallard v. County of Cook, et al., Case Number: 13L5103referPass Action details Not available
14-0422 1 Wajih Tadros (Estate of Mary Tadros) v. County of CookLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Wajih Tadros (Estate of Mary Tadros) v. County of Cook Case Number: 13L8577referPass Action details Not available
14-0423 1 Sandra Jones v. Cook CountyLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Sandra Jones v. Cook County Case Number: 13CV744referPass Action details Not available
14-0424 1 Lillian White v. Cook CountyLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Lillian White v. Cook County Case Number: 13CV1204referPass Action details Not available
14-0425 1 Cerena Davis v. St. Bernard Hospital, et al.Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Cerena Davis v. St. Bernard Hospital, et al., Case Number: 13L11095referPass Action details Not available
14-0426 1 Omar Ginez, Individually and as Administrator of the Estate of Xochitl Flores, deceased v. Stroger HospitalLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Omar Ginez, Individually and as Administrator of the Estate of Xochitl Flores, deceased v. Stroger Hospital Case Number: 13L4651referPass Action details Not available
14-0427 1 Alina Karaczun v. County of CookLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Alina Karaczun v. County of Cook Case Number: 12L9511referPass Action details Not available
14-0428 1 Eddie McKee v. County of Cook d/b/a Cermak HospitalLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Eddie McKee v. County of Cook d/b/a Cermak Hospital Case Number: 12L6335referPass Action details Not available
14-0429 1 Pedro Serrano v. County of CookLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Pedro Serrano v. County of Cook Case Number: 13L2150referPass Action details Not available
14-0430 1 Nicholas Vaughan v. Cook County JailLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Nicholas Vaughan v. Cook County Jail Case Number: 13M116801referPass Action details Not available
14-0431 1 Ramsey Quintero v. Thomas DartLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Ramsey Quintero v. Thomas Dart Case Number: 13C8025referPass Action details Not available
14-0432 1 Jerome Allen v. State’s Attorney’s OfficeLitigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Jerome Allen v. State’s Attorney’s Office Case Number: 440-2013-01052referPass Action details Not available
14-0433 1 Carolyn Collins v. Cook County, et al.,Litigation Pending PROPOSED LITIGATION PENDING Department: State’s Attorney’s Office, Civil Actions Bureau Request: Refer to the Board and/or the Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Case Name: Carolyn Collins v. Cook County, et al., Case Number: 13C5856referPass Action details Not available
14-0858 1 CCDPH 2015 Strategic Plan UpdateReportREPORT Department: Cook County Department of Public Health Request: Receive and File Report Title: 2015 Strategic Plan Update and Public Health Accreditation Board Update Report Period: N/A Summary: Pursuant to the Cook County Department of Public Health’s (CCDPH) application to the Public Health Accreditation Board, CCDPH submits the 2015 Strategic Plan Update and Public Health Accreditation Board Update for your information.receive and filePass Action details Video Video
14-0888 1 Land Bank AmendmentOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT ORDINANCE AMENDING THE COOK COUNTY LAND BANK AUTHORITY BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Part II, Land Development Ordinances, Chapter 103, Land Bank Authority, Article II Land Bank Authority Board of Directors and Staff, Sections 103-17 through 103-19 of the Cook County Code are hereby enacted as follows: ARTICLE II. LAND BANK AUTHORITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND STAFF Sec. 103-17. Cook County Land Bank Board Of Directors. The Land Bank shall be governed by a Board of Directors that shall be appointed by the President, subject to approval by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, within 45 days of the adoption of this Ordinance. Board of Directors shall be residents of Cook County. The Board of Directors shall consist of 15 16 members. Sec. 103-18. Appointment of members. Candidates for the Board of Directors appointed by the President shall be selected from the following categories. (a) One Cook County Commissioner to serve as an Ex-Officio Member with voting rights. The Ex-Officio Member shall serve as a liaison approvePass Action details Video Video