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Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago met January 4.

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 16, 2018

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Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago met January 4.

Here is the minutes provided by the Board:

Call Meeting to Order:

President Mariyana T. Spyropoulos presiding, called the meeting to order at 10:30 a.m.

Roll Call:

Present: 8 - Frank Avila; Martin J. Durkan; Barbara J. McGowan; Josina Morita; Debra Shore; Kari K. Steele; David J. Walsh; and Mariyana T. Spyropoulos

Approval of Previous Board Meeting Minutes-

A motion was made by Debra Shore, seconded by David J. Walsh, that the minutes from the last meeting be approved without having to read them into the record. The motion carried by acclamation. Chorus of ayes - No nays

Public Comments-

None

Recess and Convene as Committee of the Whole-

A motion was made by Josina Morita, seconded by Martin J. Durkan, to recess and convene as a committee of the whole. The motion carried by acclamation. Chorus of Ayes - No Nays

Recess and Reconvene as Board of Commissioners-

At 10:40 a.m. President Mariyana T. Spyropoulos reconvened the regular board meeting to order

Finance Committee:

Report

1 18-0012 Report on the correction of a typographical error in the Ordinance O17-010 An ordinance providing for the redemption and payment of certain outstanding General Obligation Limited Tax Capital Improvement Bonds of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, in advance of their maturity

Published and Filed

Procurement Committee:

Report

2 18-0005 Report of bid opening of Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Published and Filed

Authority to Advertise

3 18-0004 Authority to advertise Contract 18-027-11 Furnish and Deliver Glass and Plastic Labware to Various Locations for a One (1) Year Period, estimated cost $211,000.00, Account 101-20000-623570

Approved

Issue Purchase Order

4 17-1408 Issue purchase order and enter into an agreement with O.I. Corporation, to provide maintenance and service for the SI Analytics titration systems, loaner modules plan, and consumables, in an amount not to exceed $40,234.50, Account 101-16000-612970, Requisition 1479575

Approved

5 18-0006 Issue purchase order for Contract 18-100-11, Furnish and Deliver Collection, Shipment, and Analysis of Water Samples from the Thornton Composite Reservoir and Monitoring Wells; Analysis of Monitoring Well Samples from the McCook Reservoir Site, to Andrews Engineering Inc., in an amount not to exceed $96,625.00, Account 101-16000-612490, Requisition 1467347 (As Revised)

Approved

6 18-0007 Issue purchase order for Contract 18-104-11, Inspection, Maintenance, and Repair of Lysimeters and Groundwater Monitoring Wells, to Patrick Engineering Inc., in an amount not to exceed $37,500.00, Account 101-16000-612490, Requisition 1467350

Approved

7 18-0013 Issue purchase order to Early Morning Software Inc. to Furnish and Deliver EMS PRISM Compliance Software License Renewal and Stage Infrastructure, in an amount not to exceed $33,025.00, Account 101-27000-612820, Requisition 1479601

Approved

Award Contract

8 18-0008 Authority to award Contract 18-653-11, Underground Infrastructure Cleaning at Various Locations, to Sheridan Plumbing & Sewer Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,076,675.00, Account 101-66000-612600, Requisition 1467587

Approved

9 18-0009 Authority to award Contract 18-655-11, Manhole and Infrastructure Repairs, to Sumit Construction Co. Inc., in an amount not to exceed $660,900.00, Account 101-66000-612600, Requisition 1462516

Approved

Judiciary Committee:

Authorization

10 17-1409 Authority to settle the Workers’ Compensation Claims of Michael Osborne vs. MWRDGC, Claim 14 WC 19181 and Claim 14 WC 19182, Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission (IWCC), in the sum of $13,500.00, Account 901-30000-601090

Approved

11 17-1410 Authority to settle the Workers’ Compensation Claim of David Robertson vs. MWRDGC, Claim 12 WC 17093, Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission (IWCC), in the sum of $14,000.00, Account 901-30000-601090

Approved

12 17-1411 Authority to settle the Workers’ Compensation Claim of Joseph Francis vs. MWRDGC, Claim 14 WC 38433, Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission (IWCC), in the sum of $63,241.82, Account 901-30000-601090

Approved

Real Estate Development Committee:

Authorization

13 17-1407 Authority to issue a two-week soil boring permit to the Illinois Department of Transportation on District real estate located adjacent to the Majewski Reservoir in unincorporated Cook County, Illinois, in connection with the construction of the Elgin O’Hare Western Access Project. Consideration shall be a nominal fee of $10.00

Approved

14 18-0003 Authority to enter into a 50-year lease with the City of Evanston on approximately 2.58 acres of District real estate located at 2525 Church Street in Evanston, Illinois; North Shore Channel Parcel 3.04 for public recreational purposes. Consideration shall be a nominal fee of $10.00

Approved

15 18-0011 Authority to issue a 3-day permit to Morton Grove Niles Water Commission to access North Shore Channel Parcels 3.01, 3.02, 3.03, and 3.05 to conduct soil borings within the North Shore Channel in Evanston and Skokie, Illinois. Consideration shall be a nominal fee of $10.00

Approved

Approval of the Consent Agenda with the exception of Items: None

A motion was made by Martin J. Durkan, seconded by Kari K. Steele, to Approve the Consent Agenda. The motion carried by the following roll call vote:

Aye: 8 - Frank Avila, Martin J. Durkan, Barbara J. McGowan, Josina Morita, Debra Shore, Kari K. Steele, David J. Walsh, Mariyana T. Spyropoulos

Miscellaneous and New Business:

Meeting Summary:

Speakers-

None

Summary of Requests-

None

Study Session-

None

Announcements-

None

Board Letter Submission Dates-

The next regular board meeting is scheduled for January 18, 2018, please prepare and submit Board items before the following absolute cutoff dates.

Date agenda items are due to the Director of Procurement and Materials Management for signature and preparation: January 5, 2018 Date all agenda items are due to the Executive Director: 1:00 p.m., January 10, 2018

Adjournment:

A motion was made by Martin J. Durkan, seconded by Kari K. Steele, that when the Board Adjourns, it adjourns to meet again on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. and also move that today's meeting be Adjourned. The motion carried by the following roll call vote: /s/ Jacqueline Torres, Clerk

Aye: Frank Avila, Martin J. Durkan, Barbara J. McGowan, Josina Morita, Debra Shore, Kari K. Steele, David J. Walsh, Mariyana T. Spyropoulos

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