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Meeting Name: Finance Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/16/2022 9:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois (Board Room Closed to Public - Meeting Virtual for Public)
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
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Attachments: to comment on an item at this agenda, click here, Click to Watch Live, Errata 11-16-2022 Finance Meeting.pdf, Legislation Details (With Text) (7).pdf, Memorandum CMAP interagency agreement Item #22-6131.pdf, Gary Arnold.pdf, Proposed subsitute to File 22-5471.pdf
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22-6366 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 10/19/2022approvePass Action details Not available
22-6254 1 Report of Legal and Expert Witness Fees and ExpensesReportREPORT Department: Office of the Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County Report Title: Report of Legal and Expert Witness Fees and Expenses Processed for Payment Report Period: October 1, 2022 through October 31, 2022. Summary: This report includes court orders for the payment of fees and associated expenses to attorneys and experts for services provided on behalf of indigent litigants. The orders have been processed by the Office of the Chief Judge and submitted to the Cook County Comptroller’s Office for payment during the period.recommend for receiving and filingPass Action details Not available
22-6341 1  Special Court Case (Compliance and Complaint Administrators)Compliance/Complaint Administrator: The Compliance Administrator for the Cook County Assessor Case Name: Shakman, et al. v. Cook County Assessor, et al. Case No.(s): 69 C 2145 Date of This Order: 10/12/2022 Unopposed Petition Number: 163 This Court Ordered Amount of this petition: $29,309.84 Paid to Date: $4,703,213.52recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6342 1  Special Court Case (Compliance and Complaint Administrators)Compliance/Complaint Administrator: Susan G. Feibus Case Name: Shakman, et al. v. Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County, et al. Case No.(s): 69 C 2145 Date of This Order: 10/12/2022 Unopposed Petition Number: 44 This Court Ordered Amount of this petition: $35,731.89 Paid to Date: $1,355,701.72recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6343 1  Special Court Case (Compliance and Complaint Administrators)Compliance/Complaint Administrator: Cardelle Spangler Case Name: Shakman, et al. v. Clerk of Cook County, et al. Case No.(s): 69 C 2145 Date of This Order: 10/12/2022 Unopposed Petition Number: 28-1 This Court Ordered Amount of this petition: $18,047.46 Paid to Date: $1,056,405.13recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-2564 1  Special Court Case (Special States Attorneys)Firm: Odelson & Sterk, LTD. Special State's Attorney(s): Burton S. Odelson Case Name: Frank DiFranco v. cook County Clerk’s Office, et al. Case No.(s): 21 CH 2960 Time period: 07/06/2021 - 09/30/2021 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $9,932.77 Paid to Date: $0.00 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: 12/14/2021 (the Court reduced this invoice by $1,136.50)recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6314 1  Special Court OrdersFirm: Office of the Special Prosecutor Attorney(s): Michael J. O’Rourke Case Name: Appointment of Special Prosecutor Case No.(s): 90 CR 25846-01 Date of This Order: 10/25/2022 Time period: 03/01/2022 - 10/20/2022 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $37,241.70 Paid to Date: $7,783,474.28 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/Arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6326 1  Special Court OrdersFirm: Law Office of Karla Fiaoni Attorney(s): Karla M. Fiaoni Case Name: In re Special Prosecutor Case No.(s): 99 CR 602001 & 99 CR 2602002 Date of This Order: 10/21/2022 Time period: 09/20/2022 - 10/18/2022 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $3,847.75 Paid to Date: $44,648.91 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/Arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6329 1  Special Court OrdersFirm: McCarthy & Valentini, LLC. Attorney(s): Maria McCarthy Case Name: In re Special Prosecutor Case No.(s): 96 CR 0938501 Date of This Order: 10/25/2022 Time period: 09/20/2022 - 10/24/2022 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $26,270.50 Paid to Date: $32,901.48 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/Arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6330 1  Special Court OrdersFirm: McCarthy & Valentini, LLC. Attorney(s): Maria McCarthy Case Name: In re Special Prosecutor Case No.(s): 88 CR 230902 Date of This Order: 10/25/2022 Time period: 09/20/2022 - 10/24/2022 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $8,975.70 Paid to Date: $74,483.24 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/Arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6331 2  Special Court OrdersFirm: McCarthy & Valentini, LLC. Attorney(s): Maria McCarthy Case Name: In re Special Prosecutor Case No.(s): 96 CR 2563801 Date of This Order: 10/26/2022 Time period: 09/20/2022 - 10/24/2022 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $31,392.75 Paid to Date: $95,985.25 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/Arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6334 1  Special Court OrdersFirm: Reimer, Dobrovolny & LaBardi PC. Attorney(s): Nemura Pencyla Case Name: In re Special Prosecutor Case No.(s): 97 CR 2956002 Date of This Order: 10/25/2022 Time period: 08/17/2022 - 10/15/2022 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $11,618.75 Paid to Date: $8,181.25 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/Arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6335 1  Special Court OrdersFirm: Reimer, Dobrovolny & LaBardi PC. Attorney(s): Nemura Pencyla Case Name: In re Special Prosecutor Case No.(s): 97 CR 511002 Date of This Order: 10/25/2022 Time period: 08/17/2022 - 10/15/2022 This Court Ordered Amount for fees and expenses: $5,018.75 Paid to Date: $5,500.00 Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/Arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6124 1 V.M. (minor)Child Protection DivisionAttorney/Payee: Debjani Desai Presenter: Same Fees: $2,200.00 Service Rendered for court-appointed representation of indigent respondent(s): legal representation Name(s) of respondent(s): N/A In Re: V.M. (minor) Case No(s): 20JA239   Action details Not available
22-6238 1  Proposed Settlements (Complex Litigation)Case: Fields, Marlo v. Klegman, et al. Case No: 21 C 2058; Appellate Case No. 22-1706 Settlement Amount: $15,000.00 Department: 1250 State’s Attorney Payable to: Marlo Fields Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/A Subject matter: Alleged violation of civil rights.recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6170 1  Proposed Settlements (Labor and Employment)Case: Perez, Melissa v. Dart, et al. Case No: 19 C 1788 Settlement Amount: $30,000.00 Department: 1210- Office of the Sheriff Payable to: Melissa Perez ($20,000.00) and Cramer Law Group ($10,000.00) Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/A Subject matter: an allegation of employment discriminationrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6218 1  Proposed Settlements (Medical Litigation)Case: Carrol, Tasha and Rankin, Anton v. County of Cook, et al. Case No: 22 L 483 Settlement Amount: $299,000.00 Department: 2897 - John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital Payable to: Anton Rankin, Tasha Carroll and their attorneys Benjamin and Shapiro Ltd. Litigation Subcommittee Approval: 10/28/2022 Subject matter: Settlement of a general liability claim.recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6221 1  Proposed Settlements (Medical Litigation)Case: Moody, Nelson (Est. Debra Griffin) v. Chantal Tinfang, M.D. Case No: 19 L 13883 Settlement Amount: $2,875,000.00 Department: 4897 - John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital Payable to: Nelson Moody, as the Independent Administrator of the Estate of Debra Griffin and Dolan Law Offices Litigation Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Subject matter: Settlement of a medical malpractice claim.recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6237 1  Proposed Settlements (Municipal Litigation)Case: UI Health Surgical Clinical Services Case No: Pre-Litigation Settlement Amount: $1,959,361.14 Department: 4897 - John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County Payable to: University of Illinois Health and Hospital Science System Litigation Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Subject matter: Prelitigation contract matterrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-5693 1  Proposed Settlements (Torts and Civil Rights)Case: GEICO (a/s/o hoegnifoh) v. County of Cook, et al Case No: 21 M1 10600 Settlement Amount: $1,108.39 Department: 1231 - Police Department Payable to: GEICO Casualty Company Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/A Subject matter: an allegation of automobile negligencerecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-5894 1  Proposed Settlements (Torts and Civil Rights)Case: Alexander, Donte v. County et al. Case No: 20 C 5850 Settlement Amount: $6,500.00 Department: 4240-Cermak Health Services of Cook County Payable to: Donte Alexander and The Blake Horwitz Law Firm Ltd. Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/A Subject matter: an allegation of a civil rights violationrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-5901 1  Proposed Settlements (Torts and Civil Rights)Case: Price, Christopher v. McCoy et al. Case No: 19 C 2560 Settlement Amount: $10,000.00 Department: 1239 - Department of Corrections Payable to: Christopher Price Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/A Subject matter: an allegation of a civil rights violationrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-5918 1  Proposed Settlements (Torts and Civil Rights)Case: Raul Reveles v. Officer Haran, et al. Case No: 20 C 6400 Settlement Amount: $2,100.00 Department: 1239 - Department of Corrections Payable to: Raul Reveles Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/A Subject matter: an allegation of a civil rights violationrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6216 1  Proposed Settlements (Torts and Civil Rights)Case: Hooks, Monteiro v. Ewald Doyle et al. Case No: 20 M1 301610 Settlement Amount: $10,000.00 Department: 1239 - Department of Corrections Payable to: Monteiro Hooks Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/A Subject matter: an allegation of automobile negligencerecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6230 1  Proposed Settlements (Torts and Civil Rights)Case: Williams, Tirnell v Dart et al. Case No: 22 C 3919 Settlement Amount: $10,000.00 Department: 1200-Department of Facilities Management Payable to: Thomas G. Morrissey, Ltd. and Tirnell Williams Litigation Subcommittee Approval: N/A Subject matter: an allegation of a civil rights violationrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6338 1  Proposed Settlements (Torts and Civil Rights)Case: Ruiz, Gabriela, Administrator of the Estate of Pedro Ruiz v Dart, et al. Case No: 2020L001707 Settlement Amount: $1,000,000.00 Department: 1239-Department of Corrections Payable to: Gabriela Ruiz Sanchez and Uche, P.C. Litigation Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Subject matter: an allegation of a civil rights violationrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6340 1  ReportREPORT Department: Risk Management Report Title: File and Receive - Patient Arrestees Report Period: Month ending October 31, 2022 Summary: The Department of Risk Management is submitting for your information Patient Arrestees Claims for the month ending October 31, 2022. Payments total: $6,726.98recommend for receiving and filingPass Action details Not available
22-6339 1  ReportREPORT Department: Risk Management Report Title: Receive and File - Self Insurance Claims Report Period: Month Ending October 31, 2022 Summary: The Department of Risk Management is submitting for your information Self Insurance Claims for the month ending October 31, 2022. Payments total $10,126.97recommend for receiving and filingPass Action details Not available
22-5866 1  ReportREPORT Department: Risk Management Report Title: Receive and File- Subrogation Claim Recoveries Report Period: Month Ending 10/31/2022 Summary: Submitting for your information, a summary of Claims Recoveries for the month ending 10/31/2022- Total Recovery: $14,314.63 - Number of Recoveries: 4recommend for receiving and filingPass Action details Not available
22-6105 1 Yvette Houser - 11/16/22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Yvette Houser Job Title: Correctional Officer Department: Corrections Date of Incident: 02/06/2019 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured her back when she slipped and fell on a patch of ice. Accidental Injuries: Back Petition and Order No: 19 WC 021075 Claim Amount: $29,354.68 Attorney: Jonathan Schlack Date of Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Prior/pending claims: N/Arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6106 1 Harry Maldonado - 11/16/22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Harry Maldonado Job Title: Correctional Officer Department: Corrections Date of Incident: 02/25/2022 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured his back and right leg after sitting in a chair that broke. Accidental Injuries: Back; Right Leg Petition and Order No: 22 WC 005338 Claim Amount: $13,352.41 Attorney: Disparti Law Group, P.A. Date of Subcommittee Approval: N/A Prior/pending claims: N/Arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6107 1 Sherri McFadden - 11/16/22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Sherri McFadden Job Title: Correctional Officer Department: Corrections Date of Incident: 07/20/2021 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured her neck and back in an altercation with a detainee. Accidental Injuries: Neck; Back Petition and Order No: 21 WC 023828 Claim Amount: $40,824.00 Attorney: Argionis & Associates, LLC Date of Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Prior/pending claims: N/Arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6108 1 Javier Perez - 11/16/22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Javier Perez Job Title: Deputy Sheriff Department: Corrections Date of Incident: 01/31/2020 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured his neck and back when he slipped and fell on snow and ice. Accidental Injuries: Neck; Back Petition and Order No: 20 WC 003106 Claim Amount: $8,366.90 Attorney: Ridge & Downes, P.C. Date of Subcommittee Approval: N/A Prior/pending claims: N/Arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6109 1 Michael Prendergast - 11/16/22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Michael Prendergast Job Title: Administrative Assistant IV Department: County Clerk Election Division Fund Date of Incident: 05/25/2017 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured his neck and back while carrying equipment. Accidental Injuries: Neck; Back Petition and Order No: 19 WC 030936 Claim Amount: $72,599.00 Attorney: Ross Tyrrell, Ltd. Date of Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Prior/pending claims: N/Arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6110 1 Marcin Rejniak - 11/16/22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Marcin Rejniak Job Title: Correctional Sergeant Department: Corrections Date of Incident: 04/28/2022 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured his left hand in an altercation with a detainee. Accidental Injuries: Left Hand Petition and Order No: 22 WC 013369 Claim Amount: $7,216.66 Attorney: Argionis & Associates, LLC Date of Subcommittee Approval: N/A Prior/pending claims: 05/12/2021 ($22,574.29)recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6111 1 Juan Romo, Jr. - 11/16/22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Juan Romo, Jr. Job Title: Correctional Officer Department: Corrections Date of Incident: 03/30/2022; 11/03/2021; 04/02/2020 Incident/Activity: On March 30, 2022, Petitioner injured his left foot and right hand in an altercation with a detainee. On November 03, 2021, Petitioner injured his right hand in an altercation with a detainee. On April 02, 2020, Petitioner injured his left knee in an altercation with a detainee. Accidental Injuries: Left Foot; Right Hand; Left Knee Petition and Order No: 21 WC 031850; 20 WC 014800 Claim Amount: $33,831.83 Attorney: Herrera Law Center, LLC Date of Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Prior/pending claims: N/Arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6112 1 Anthony Stillo - 11/16/22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Anthony Stillo Job Title: Correctional Officer Department: Corrections Date of Incident: 07/18/2019 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured his left arm after he slipped and fell on food that was on the floor. Accidental Injuries: Left Arm Petition and Order No: 20 WC 010292 Claim Amount: $27,870.48 Attorney: DePaolo & Zadeikis Date of Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Prior/pending claims: N/Arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6113 1 Steven Tamez - 11/16/22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Steven Tamez Job Title: Correctional Officer Department: Corrections Date of Incident: 11/04/2021 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured his left little finger and right thumb in an altercation with a detainee. Accidental Injuries: Left Little Finger; Right Thumb Petition and Order No: 22 WC 009022 Claim Amount: $1,967.71 Attorney: Argionis & Associates, LLC Date of Subcommittee Approval: N/A Prior/pending claims: 05/29/2020 ($31,884.29); 12/04/2019 ($1,640.82); 11/11/2014 ($12,662.03)recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6114 1 Lynnita Watson-Peavy - 11/16/22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Lynnita Watson-Peavy Job Title: Correctional Officer Department: Corrections Date of Incident: 12/06/2020 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured her right arm when she fell out of a chair. Accidental Injuries: Right Arm Petition and Order No: 20 WC 031635 Claim Amount: $5,265.94 Attorney: Budin Law Offices Date of Subcommittee Approval: N/A Prior/pending claims: N/Arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6222 1 Thomas Brown - 11/16/22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Thomas Brown Job Title: Youth Development Specialist Department: Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Date of Incident: 8/29/2020 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured his right knee while restraining a resident. Accidental Injuries: Right Knee Petition and Order No: 20 WC 21379 Claim Amount: $37,266.25 Attorney: Brian Thomas and Thomas Law Date of Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Prior/pending claims: N/Arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6223 1 John Falbo - 11/16/22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: John Falbo Job Title: Correctional Officer Department: Corrections Date of Incident: 2/9/2017 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured his lumbar spine, left knee, and right hand during an altercation with a detainee. Accidental Injuries: Lumbar Spine; Left Knee; and Right Hand Petition and Order No: 17 WC 05338 Claim Amount: $23,409.30 Attorney: Jason M. Whiteside and Whiteside and Goldberg, Ltd. Date of Subcommittee Approval: N/A Prior/pending claims: 8/8/2018 (pending)recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6224 1 Luis Marquez - 11/16/22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Luis Marquez Job Title: Correctional Officer Department: Corrections Date of Incident: 7/30/2019; 6/25/2020; and unfiled claims dated 7/7/2019; 2/28/2020; and 11/7/2021 Incident/Activity: On July 7, 2019, Petitioner was injured while restraining a detainee from throwing a chair. On July 30, 2019, Petitioner injured his nose during an emergency take down of a detainee. On February 28, 2020, Petitioner was accidentally stuck with syringe on top of hand. On June 25, 2020, Petitioner injured his left shoulder while collecting food trays and trash from inside a detainee’s cell. On November 7, 2021, Petitioner was injured during an altercation between another officer and detainees. Accidental Injuries: Nose; Right Hand; Right Thumb; and Left Shoulder Petition and Order No: 19 WC 26941; 20 WC 16021 Claim Amount: $58,911.70 Attorney: Parag Bhosale and Gardi, Haught, Fischer & Bhosale, Ltd. Date of Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Prior/pending claims: 10/26/2016 ($78,966.53)recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6225 1 DeShawn Mills - 11/16/22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: DeShawn Mills Job Title: Rapid Response Team Specialist Department: Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Date of Incident: 4/20/2019; 9/29/2019 Incident/Activity: On April 20, 2019, Petitioner’s left knee was injured while running to give emergency assistance during an altercation. On September 29, 2019, Petitioner injured his right knee when he hit his knee on a bedframe while assisting in restraining a resident. Accidental Injuries: Bilateral Knees Petition and Order No: 19 WC 25964; 22 WC 13269 Claim Amount: $150,000.00 Attorney: Frank Kress and Rubens, Kress, & Mulholland Date of Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Prior/pending claims: 9/8/2010 ($32,582.30); 4/28/2016 ($18,880.50); 2/4/2017 ($500.00)recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6226 1 Edward Rucker - 11/16/22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Edward Rucker Job Title: Rapid Response Team Specialist Department: Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Date of Incident: 6/2/2017 Incident/Activity: Petitioner was injured when a door slammed shut on his left hand. Accidental Injuries: Left Hand; Left Middle Finger Petition and Order No: 17 WC 23872 Claim Amount: $500.00 Attorney: Frank Kress and Rubens, Kress, & Mulholland Date of Subcommittee Approval: N/A Prior/pending claims: 3/19/2014 ($11,817.60); 8/13/2016 ($5,553.20); 3/10/2020 (pending); 4/7/2022 (pending)recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6227 1 Nakesha Young-Johnson - 11/16/22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Nakesha Young-Johnson Job Title: Youth Development Specialist Department: Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Date of Incident: 5/25/2019; and Unfiled Claims 6/13/2020 and 1/15/2021 Incident/Activity: On May 25, 2019, Petitioner injured her lower back when she intervened in a fight between residents. On June 13, 2020 and January 15, 2021, Petitioner re-injured her lower back while breaking up fights between residents. Accidental Injuries: Lower Back/Lumbar Spine Petition and Order No: 19 WC 21551 Claim Amount: $24,986.76 Attorney: Steven Saks and Saks, Robinson & Rittenberg, Ltd. Date of Subcommittee Approval: N/A Prior/pending claims: N/Arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6258 1 Leonardo Arenas - 11-16-22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Leonardo Arenas Job Title: Correctional Officer Department: Department of Corrections Date of Incident: 12/18/2020 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured his right shoulder and neck while restraining a detainee. Accidental Injuries: Right shoulder, neck Petition and Order No: 21 WC 005459 Claim Amount: $57,071.20 Attorney: Argionis & Associates, LLC Date of Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Prior/pending claims: 12/26/2015, 03/08/2018, 09/01/2019 ($105,000.00); 04/11/2020 (pending)recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6261 1 Joel Arriaga - 11-16-22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Joel Arriaga Job Title: Correctional Officer Department: Department of Corrections Date of Incident: 06/30/2020 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured his left shoulder, left wrist, right knee, and left thumb breaking up a fight between detainees. Accidental Injuries: Left shoulder, left wrist, right knee, left thumb Petition and Order No: 20 WC 18093 Claim Amount: $48,829.91 Attorney: Argionis & Associates, LLC Date of Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Prior/pending claims: n/arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6262 1 Persail Branch - 11-16-22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Persail Branch Job Title: Youth Development Specialist Department: Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Date of Incident: 04/11/2018 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured his left leg while restraining a resident Accidental Injuries: Left leg Petition and Order No: 18 WC 17441 Claim Amount: $260,000.00 Attorney: Dworkin & Maciariello Date of Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Prior/pending claims: 05/05/1996 ($4,300.00)recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6263 1 Alex Castillo - 11-16-22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Alex Castillo Job Title: Correctional Officer Department: Department of Corrections Date of Incident: 02/09/2019 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured his left shoulder, neck, left arm, and right hand during an altercation with a detainee. Accidental Injuries: Left shoulder, neck, left arm, right hand. Petition and Order No: 19 WC 008070 Claim Amount: $102,716.99 Attorney: Friedman & Solmor, Ltd. Date of Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Prior/pending claims: n/arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6264 1 Uil Gibson - 11-16-22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Uil Gibson Job Title: Sterile Processing Technician Department: Stroger Hospital Date of Incident: 02/02/2016; 02/06/2018 Incident/Activity: On February 2, 2016, Petitioner injured his left foot when a rack of instruments fell. On February 6, 2018, Petitioner injured his left wrist when he slipped and fell. Accidental Injuries: Left foot, left wrist Petition and Order No: 18 WC 06707; 19 WC 00726 Claim Amount: $13,000.00 Attorney: Thomas M. Paris Date of Subcommittee Approval: n/a Prior/pending claims: n/arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6268 1 Mae Grayson - 11-16-22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Mae Grayson Job Title: Scheduler Department: Stroger Hospital Date of Incident: 06/24/2021 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured her back and right hand when she slipped and fell in a bathroom. Accidental Injuries: Back, right hand. Petition and Order No: 21 WC 18777 Claim Amount: $9,360.52 Attorney: McHargue & Jones, LLC. Date of Subcommittee Approval: n/a Prior/pending claims: n/arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6269 1 Timothy Hannigan - 11-16-22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Timothy Hannigan Job Title: Police Officer Department: County Police Department Date of Incident: 06/27/2017 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured his right shoulder while using a battering ram to execute a search warrant. Accidental Injuries: Right shoulder Petition and Order No: 17 WC 21160 Claim Amount: $41,040.74 Attorney: Vrdolyak Law Groups, LLC. Date of Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Prior/pending claims: 11/09/2006 ($5,889.71); 10/02/2013 ($54,773.99)recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6270 1 Domenick Locascio - 11-16-22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Domenick Locascio Job Title: Motor Vehicle Driver Department: Motor Fuel Tax Illinois First Date of Incident: 06/20/2018; 07/09/2018; 10/16/2019 Incident/Activity: On June 20, 2018, Petitioner injured his back and neck while mowing. On July 9, 2018, Petitioner injured his back while mowing. On October 16, 2019, Petitioner injured his right ankle stepping on rocks. Accidental Injuries: Back, neck, right ankle Petition and Order No: 18 WC 23542; 18 WC 23451; 20 WC 05198 Claim Amount: $80,064.00 Attorney: GWC Injury Lawyers, LLC Date of Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Prior/pending claims: n/arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6275 1 Lawrence McCreedy - 11-16-22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Lawrence McCreedy Job Title: Deputy Sheriff Department: Court Services Division Date of Incident: 05/17/2016; 01/24/2020 Incident/Activity: On May 17, 2016, Petitioner injured his left shoulder in an altercation with a detainee. On January 24, 2020, Petitioner injured his left arm and left hip in an altercation with a detainee. Accidental Injuries: Left shoulder, left arm, left hip Petition and Order No: 16 WC 34490; 20 WC 24574 Claim Amount: $56,741.85 Attorney: Sostrin & Sostrin, P.C. Date of Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Prior/pending claims: n/arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6276 1 Alexandria Norwood - 11-16-22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Alexandria Norwood Job Title: Nursing Assistant Department: Oak Forest Health Center Date of Incident: 01/05/2016 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured her bilateral hands while pulling stretchers. Accidental Injuries: Bilateral hands Petition and Order No: 17 WC 01438 Claim Amount: $24,999.18 Attorney: GWC Injury Lawyers, LLC Date of Subcommittee Approval: n/a Prior/pending claims: 04/04/2005 ($15,000.00)recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6277 1 Richard Pasquel - 11-16-22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Richard Pasquel Job Title: Correctional Officer Department: Department of Corrections Date of Incident: 07/16/2019 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured his right shoulder during an altercation with a detainee. Accidental Injuries: Right shoulder Petition and Order No: 19 WC 24521 Claim Amount: $17,116.20 Attorney: Herrera Law Center Date of Subcommittee Approval: n/a Prior/pending claims: 02/17/2018 (pending); 05/23/2020 (pending)recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6278 1 Raymond Pope - 11-16-22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Raymond Pope Job Title: Correctional Officer Department: Department of Corrections Date of Incident: 03/21/2020 Incident/Activity: Petitioner alleges respiratory injuries due to COVID-19 exposure. Accidental Injuries: Respiratory Petition and Order No: 20 WC 18463 Claim Amount: $5,229.31 Attorney: Katz, Friedman, Eisenstein, Johnson, Bareck & Burtuca Date of Subcommittee Approval: n/a Prior/pending claims: 12/30/2014 ($35,573.52)recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6279 1 Kelsey Zajc - 11/16/22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Kelsey Zajc Job Title: Youth Development Specialist Department: Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Date of Incident: 03/28/2020; 10/06/2020 Incident/Activity: On 3/28/2020 Petitioner injured right shoulder while attempting to break up a fight between residents. On 10/06/2020 Petitioner injured fingers on right hand and suffered cognitive issues when she was attacked by multiple residents. Accidental Injuries: Right shoulder, right middle finger, right ring finger, cognitive issues Petition and Order No: 20 WC 09722; 20 WC 24029 Claim Amount: $74,006.38 Attorney: Whiteside & Goldberg Date of Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Prior/pending claims: N/Arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6280 1 Jeremy Tucker - 11-16-22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Jeremy Tucker Job Title: Deputy Sheriff Department: Court Services Division Date of Incident: 03/17/2021 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured his lower back and left buttocks when he slipped and fell. Accidental Injuries: Lower back and left buttocks Petition and Order No: 21 WC 16677 Claim Amount: $15,242.50 Attorney: Gordon Law Offices, Ltd. Date of Subcommittee Approval: n/a Prior/pending claims: n/arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6281 1 Andriy Valaha - 11-16-22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Andriy Valaha Job Title: Clinical Nurse Department: Stroger Hospital Date of Incident: 11/11/2020 Incident/Activity: Petitioner alleges respiratory injuries due to COVID-19 exposure. Accidental Injuries: Respiratory Petition and Order No: 21 WC 15388 Claim Amount: $4,110.05 Attorney: Coven Law Group Date of Subcommittee Approval: n/ Prior/pending claims: n/arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6282 1 Armando Vasquez - 11-16-22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Armando Vasquez Job Title: Investigator Department: Department of Corrections Date of Incident: 03/28/2019 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured his right shoulder, left arm, lumbar spine, and left leg while restraining an arrestee. Accidental Injuries: Right shoulder, left arm, lumbar spine, left leg Petition and Order No: 19 WC 12837 Claim Amount: $56,012.31 Attorney: Whiteside & Goldberg, Ltd. Date of Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Prior/pending claims: 04/07/2016 ($1.00)recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6286 1 Daniel Nolan - 11/16/22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Daniel Nolan Job Title: Youth Development Specialist Department: Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Date of Incident: 07/18/2019 Incident/Activity: On 7/18/2019 Petitioner injured his left knee while participating in training for his work position. Accidental Injuries: Left knee Petition and Order No: 20 WC 018032 Claim Amount: $279,000.00 Attorney: Ankin Law Date of Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Prior/pending claims: 04/15/2014; 01/14/2016 ($36,174.65)recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6287 1 Cody Lettiere - 11/16/22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Cody Lettiere Job Title: County Police Officer Department: Police Department Date of Incident: 01/21/2020; 01/08/2021; 06/26/2021 Incident/Activity: On 1/21/2020 Petitioner injured his left foot while in pursuit with a subject. On 1/8/2021 Petitioner injured his right shoulder and left wrist while being thrown from a moving vehicle. On 6/26/2021 Petitioner injured his head, neck, back, right shoulder and left thumb while trying to detain a suspect. Accidental Injuries: Left leg, right shoulder, back Petition and Order No: 20 WC 01061; 21 WC 03951; 21 WC 24938 Claim Amount: $98,334.75 Attorney: Coven Law Group Date of Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Prior/pending claims: N/Arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6288 1 Barbara Vasquez - 11/16/22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Barbara Vasquez Job Title: Juvenile Probation Officer Department: Juvenile Probation Date of Incident: 06/21/2017 Incident/Activity: On 6/21/2017 Petitioner injured her right shoulder, back and face when in a motor vehicle accident. Accidental Injuries: Right shoulder, back, face Petition and Order No: 18 WC 04173 Claim Amount: $24,999.00 Attorney: Brill & Fishel Date of Subcommittee Approval: N/A Prior/pending claims: N/Arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6290 1 Lou Luna - 11/16/22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Lou Luna Job Title: Correctional Officer Department: Dept of Corrections Date of Incident: 03/07/2022 Incident/Activity: On 3/7/2022 Petitioner injured his back when repetitively unloading heavy materials. Accidental Injuries: Back Petition and Order No: 22 WC 014726 Claim Amount: $20,250.00 Attorney: Coven Law Group Date of Subcommittee Approval: N/A Prior/pending claims: 06/07/2016 ($52,254.60)recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6295 1 Nwamara Erondu - 11-16-22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Nwamara Erondu Job Title: Clinical Nurse Department: Provident Hospital Date of Incident: 03/13/2008 Incident/Activity: Petitioner alleges respiratory injuries after being exposed to cleaning wax. Accidental Injuries: Respiratory Petition and Order No: 08 WC 027157 Claim Amount: $13,528.76 Attorney: Brustin & Lundblad Date of Subcommittee Approval: n/a Prior/pending claims: n/arecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6296 1 Ena Harris - 11-16-22Workers' Compensation ClaimsEmployee: Ena Harris Job Title: Clinical Nurse Department: Provident Hospital Date of Incident: 04/23/2020 Incident/Activity: Petitioner injured her neck while turning a patient. Accidental Injuries: Neck Petition and Order No: 20 WC 13808 Claim Amount: $26,723.38 Attorney: Saks, Robinson & Rittenberg, Ltd. Date of Subcommittee Approval: 10/18/2022 Prior/pending claims: 04/23/2020 (pending for permanency award)recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6344 1 22-6344 Receive and File - Workers' Compensation Claim Payments - October 2022Workers' Compensation Claims (Risk Management)REPORT Department: Risk Management Report Title: Workers’ Compensation Claim Payments Report Period: 10/01/2022 - 10/31/2022 Summary: The Department of Risk Management is submitting for your information Workers’ Compensation Claim Payments for the month ending October 2022. Payments total $1,015,345.74recommend for receiving and filingPass Action details Not available
22-6423 1 Revenue and ExpensesReportREPORT Department: Office of the Comptroller Report Title: Analysis of Revenues and Expenses for the Ten-Month Period Ended September 30, 2022 Report Period: September 30, 2022 Summary: Analysis of Revenues and Expenses for the Ten-Month Period Ended September 30, 2022 of Corporate, Public Safety, Health and Special Purpose Fundsrecommend for receiving and filingPass Action details Not available
22-3227 1  ReportREPORT Department: CCH Report Title: CCH Monthly Report Report Period: November 2022 Summary: This report is provided in accordance with Resolution 14*4311 approved by the County Board 7/23/2014recommend for receiving and filingPass Action details Not available
22-6039 1 MWBE Sunset AmendmentOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AN AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER 34, ARTICLE IV, FINANCE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 34 -Finance. Article IV, Procurement Code, Division 8. Minority and Woman-Owned Business Enterprises, Subdivision I. Section 34-280 and Subdivision II. Section 34-300.2 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as follows: Sec. 34-280 - Program review and sunset. (a) The President and the Board of Commissioners shall receive an annual report from the CCD detailing the County's performance under the Program. (b) The President and the Board of Commissioners will review these reports, including the Annual Participation Goals and the County's progress towards meeting those Goals and eliminating discrimination in its contracting activities and marketplace. (c) Within five years after the effective date of this ordinance, the County will review the operation of the Program and the evidentiary basis for the Program in order to determine whether the County has a continuing compelling interest in remedying discrimination agairecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-6131 1 2-1-1 METRO CHICAGO INITIATIVEInteragency AgreementPROPOSED INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT Department(s): Cook County, Office of the President Other Part(ies): Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) 433 West Van Buren Street, Suite 450, Chicago, IL 60607 Request: Authorization to negotiate and enter into an agreement with the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) to provide and manage research regarding various property tax issues in accordance with work being done with the President’s Office and various Cook County property tax offices. Good(s) or Service(s): CMAP will provide the President’s office with research on various property tax issues in Cook County Agreement period: 12/1/2022 - 11/30/2023. Two one-year renewals Fiscal Impact: $480,000 (FY 2023) Accounts: 11000.1010.16895.520830.00000.00000 Agreement Number(s): NA Summary/Notes: The agreement is part of a project being led by the President’s office in collaboration with the various Cook County property tax offices to research various property tax issues. CMAP will research and manage the research of property tax issues recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-5987 1 EXTENDING APPROVAL OF A CERTAIN REVOLVING LINE OF CREDITResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A CORPORATE RESOLUTION EXTENDING APPROVAL OF A CERTAIN REVOLVING LINE OF CREDIT AND RELATED INSTRUMENTS WHEREAS, the Cook County Land Bank Authority (“CCLBA”) is authorized under its enabling ordinance, Chap. 103, Art. 1, Sec. 103-1, et seq., of the Cook County Code of Ordinances (“Ordinance”) to use available resources to facilitate the return of vacant, abandoned and tax- delinquent properties to productive use thereby combating community deterioration, creating economic growth and stabilizing the housing and job market, and WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 103-41(f1 of the Ordinance, CCLBA has authority to borrow money from private lenders, subject to the approval of the County Board, to further or carry out CCLBA’s public purpose by executing leases, trust indentures, trust agreements, agreements for the sale of notes, loan agreements, mortgages, deeds to secure debt, trust deeds, security agreements, assignments, and such other agreements or instruments as may be necessary or desirable in the judgment of CCLBA, to evidence and to provide security for surecommend for approval as amended in the errataPass Action details Not available
22-6090 1 Paid Parental Leave Fiscal NoteResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION CALLING FOR A TWELVE WEEK PAID PARENTAL LEAVE POLICY FINANCIAL IMPACT ANALYSIS AND REPORT WHEREAS, the United States is the only high-income country, and one of only seven countries in the world that does not mandate paid maternity leave; and WHEREAS, beginning on January 1 of 2023, City of Chicago employees will be entitled to twelve weeks of paid parental leave for both birthing and non-birthing parents. This is an increase from the previously allowed four to six weeks of paid leave for the birthing parent and two weeks of leave for non-birthing parents; and WHEREAS, Cook County provides employees with four weeks of paid leave for a birthing parent that delivers non-surgically and six weeks for a surgical delivery. Non-birthing parents are entitled to two weeks of paid leave. Employees that adopt a child are entitled to two weeks of paid leave; and WHEREAS, paid parental leave correlates with reduced financial stress, and enhanced mental and physical health outcomes for parents and children. Studies make a correlative finding between lrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
22-5471 1 PDBE Amendments to Procurement CodeOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AMENDING PROVISIONS OF THE PROCUREMENT CODE CONCERNING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES OWNED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (PDBE) BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 34 - FINANCE, ARTICLE IV. - PROCUREMENT CODE, DIVISION 1. - GENERAL PROVISIONS, SECTION 34-121 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: Sec. 34-121. - Definitions Applicant means a person who submits documents and information seeking certification, continued certification, or re-certification as an MBE, WBE, VBE, PDBE, or SDVBE to the Office of Contract Compliance. Certified or Certification means the granting of Minority Business Enterprise ("MBE"), Women's Business Enterprise ("WBE"), Veteran Business Enterprise ("VBE"), Persons with Disabilities Owned Business Enterprise (PDBE) or Service Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise ("SDVBE") status to a Person. BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 34 - FINANCE, ARTICLE IV. - PROCUREMENT CODE, DIVISION 4. - DISQUALIFICATION AND PENALTIES, SECTION 34-1recommend for deferralPass Action details Not available
22-3910 2 JUSTICE40 INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDResolutionPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION to FILE #22-3910 COOK COUNTY JUSTICE40 INFRASTRUCTURE FUND INITIATIVE WHEREAS, infrastructure systems in the United States are in a period of significant disrepair and are increasingly vulnerable due to climate change; and aging infrastructure, new technologies, increasing complexity, and increasing incidents of severe weather due to climate change pose new challenges to the resilience of those infrastructure systems; and WHEREAS, the climate resilience challenge is most severe in disadvantaged communities which are hurt “worst and first” by flooding, extreme heat, extreme cold, and other results of climate change, and these disparities are the result of governmental policies that deliberately institutionalized racial disparities in financing, funding, and delivery of services; and WHEREAS, to build an equitable climate-resilient future for Cook County, reparative climate resilient infrastructure investments are necessary to close the infrastructure gap that has resulted from past policies, and to enable communities that have been subjecrecommend for approval as substitutedPass Action details Not available