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Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners met Jan. 17.

By Mike Torres | Apr 20, 2017

Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners met Jan. 17.

Here is the minutes as provided by the Board:

ATTENDANCE

Present: Goslin, Arroyo, Boykin, Butler, Daley, Fritchey, García, Moody, Morrison, Silvestri,

Sims and Suffredin (12)

Absent: Steele, Gainer, Moore, Schneider and Tobolski (5)

PUBLIC TESTIMONY

There were no public speakers

17-0033

COMMITTEE MINUTES

Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 12/13/2016

A motion was made by Commissioner Silvestri, seconded by Commissioner Arroyo, to approve 17-0033. The motion carried by the following vote:

Aye: Goslin, Arroyo, Boykin, Butler, Daley, Fritchey, García, Moody, Morrison, Silvestri, Sims and Suffredin (12)

Absent: Steele, Gainer, Moore, Schneider and Tobolski (5)

17-0026

Presented by: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent

RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (LITIGATION)

Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Litigation -12/13/2016

The Finance Subcommittee on Litigation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval:

Proposed Settlements Approved Fiscal Year 2017 to Present: $0.00

Proposed Settlements to Be Approved: $1,250.00

Legal Fees Approved Fiscal Year 2017 to Present: $0.00

Legal Fees for 12/13/2016 to Be Approved: $159,498.48

A motion was made by Commissioner Silvestri, seconded by Commissioner Morrison, to approve 17-0026. The motion carried by the following vote:

Aye: Goslin, Arroyo, Boykin, Butler, Daley, Fritchey, García, Moody, Morrison, Silvestri, Sims and Suffredin (12)

Absent: Steele, Gainer, Moore, Schneider and Tobolski (5)

17-0027

Presented by: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent

RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE (WORKERS’ COMPENSATION)

Finance Subcommittee Meeting on Workers’ Compensation -1/17/2017 The Finance Subcommittee on Workers’ Compensation met on the above listed date and recommends the following for approval:

Workers’ Compensation Claims approved Fiscal Year 2017 to present: $0.00

Workers’ Compensation Claims to Be Approved: $64,249.57

A motion was made by Commissioner Arroyo, seconded by Commissioner Boykin, to approve 17-0027. The motion carried by the following vote:

Aye: Goslin, Arroyo, Boykin, Butler, Daley, Fritchey, García, Moody, Morrison, Silvestri, Sims and Suffredin (12)

Absent: Steele, Gainer, Moore, Schneider and Tobolski (5)

DISBURSEMENTS

17-0001

Presented by: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent

PROPOSED DISBURSEMENT

Department(s): Resource Management

Action: Disbursement approval

Payee: Friends of the Forest Preserves, Chicago, Illinois

Good(s) or Service(s): Youth employment programs

Fiscal Impact: $200,000.00

Accounts: 09-6758 Intern Programs

Contract Number(s): 13-31-118

District(s): Districtwide

Summary: The Chicago Conservation Leadership Corps and Career Immersion programs provide paid internship experiences for youth with a focus on education, conservation awareness, and hands-on ecological restoration. This program was initially approved by the Board on 2/18/2014, and was renewed for an additional year on 12/13/2016. A motion was made by Commissioner Daley, seconded by Commissioner Boykin, to approve

17-0001. The motion carried by the following vote:

Aye: Goslin, Arroyo, Boykin, Butler, Daley, Fritchey, García, Moody, Morrison, Silvestri, Sims and Suffredin (12)

Absent: Steele, Gainer, Moore, Schneider and Tobolski (5)

17-0010

Presented by: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent

PROPOSED DISBURSEMENT

Department(s): Planning & Development

Action: Disbursement Approval

Payee: Path Construction Company, Inc., Arlington Heights, Illinois

Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services

Fiscal Impact: $177,774.30

Accounts: Building Account, 25-6710

Contract Number(s): 13-80-01-G7R3

District(s): 15

Summary: Rolling Knolls Welcome Center

A motion was made by Commissioner Daley, seconded by Commissioner Boykin, to approve 17-0010. The motion carried by the following vote:

Aye: Goslin, Arroyo, Boykin, Butler, Daley, Fritchey, García, Moody, Morrison, Silvestri, Sims and Suffredin (12)

Absent: Steele, Gainer, Moore, Schneider and Tobolski (5)

17-0011

Presented by: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent

PROPOSED DISBURSEMENT

Department(s): Planning & Development

Action: Disbursement Approval

Payee: Path Construction Company, Inc., Arlington Heights, Illinois Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services

Fiscal Impact: $162,590.36

Accounts: Building Account, 25-6710

Contract Number(s): 13-80-01-G5R2

District(s): 1

Summary: Accessibility Fire Alarm and Life Safety System Upgrades at Various Buildings at the Central Compound

A motion was made by Commissioner Daley, seconded by Commissioner Boykin, to approve 17-0011. The motion carried by the following vote:

Aye: Goslin, Arroyo, Boykin, Butler, Daley, Fritchey, García, Moody, Morrison, Silvestri, Sims and Suffredin (12)

Absent: Steele, Gainer, Moore, Schneider and Tobolski (5)

17-0023

Presented by: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent

PROPOSED DISBURSEMENT

Department(s): Planning & Development

Action: Disbursement Approval

Payee: Speedy Gonzalez Landscaping, Inc., Chicago, Illinois

Good(s) or Service(s): Construction Services

Fiscal Impact: $159,483.64

Accounts: Site Amenities, 55-6770

Contract Number(s): 16-80-22

District(s): 4 and 11

Summary: Pavement repairs, lighting and landscape improvements at Dan Ryan Woods A motion was made by Commissioner Daley, seconded by Commissioner Boykin, to approve

17-0023. The motion carried by the following vote: Aye: Goslin, Arroyo, Boykin, Butler, Daley, Fritchey, García, Moody, Morrison, Silvestri, Sims and Suffredin (12)

Absent: Steele, Gainer, Moore, Schneider and Tobolski (5)

REPORT

17-0019

Presented by: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent

REPORT

Department: Finance and Administration

Request: Receive and File

Report Title: Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense

Report Period: 11/1/2016 - 11/30/2016

Summary: Detailed Corporate Fund Analysis of Revenue and Expense for November 2016.

A motion was made by Commissioner Daley, seconded by Commissioner Boykin, to receive and file 17-0019. The motion carried by the following vote:

Aye: Goslin, Arroyo, Boykin, Butler, Daley, Fritchey, García, Moody, Morrison, Silvestri, Sims and Suffredin (12)

Absent: Steele, Gainer, Moore, Schneider and Tobolski (5)

ADJOURNMENT

A motion was made by Commissioner Daley, seconded by Commissioner Silvestri, to adjourn the meeting.. The motion carried by the following vote:

Aye: Goslin, Arroyo, Boykin, Butler, Daley, Fritchey, García, Moody, Morrison, Silvestri, Sims and Suffredin (12)

Absent: Steele, Gainer, Moore, Schneider and Tobolski (5)

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