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Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago Board of Commissioners met Sept. 20

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 29, 2018

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Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago Board of Commissioners met Sept. 20.

Here is the minutes provided by the Commissioners:

Call Meeting to Order

President Mariyana T. Spyropoulos presiding, called the meeting to order at 10:35 a.m.

Roll Call

Frank Avila; Kenneth Dunkin; Martin J. Durkan; Barbara J. McGowan; Debra Shore; Kari K. Steele; David J. Walsh; and Mariyana T. Spyropoulos

Present: 8 -

Absent: 1 - Josina Morita

Approval of Previous Board Meeting Minutes

A motion was made by Kari K. Steele, seconded by Martin J. Durkin, 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

Leslie Shad, lead organizer for Natural Habitat Evanston & Citizens Greener Evanston, and Brian Abbott and John Olvany, Wilmette residents and Park District Commissioners, addressed the Board regarding concerns for a future item, the construction of a road through District land to private property

George Blakemore, a concerned citizen, addressed the Board regarding various concerns

Mike Archey, from GTM Strategies, addressed the Board regarding concern for a previous item

Recess and Convene as Committee of the Whole

A motion was made by Martin J. Durkin, seconded by Kari K. Steele, 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 11:30 a.m. President Mariyana T. Spyropoulos reconvened the regular board meeting to order

Finance Committee

Report

1 18-0969 Report on Cash Disbursements for the Month of July 2018, in the amount of $32,410,747.48

Published and Filed

Procurement Committee

2 18-0941 Report on advertisement of Request for Proposal 18-RFP-21 Psychological Evaluations and Fitness-For-Duty Examinations for Selected Employees, estimated cost $60,000.00, Account 101-25000-612260, Requisition 1501613

Published and Filed

3 18-0947 Report of bid opening of Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Published and Filed

4 18-0948 Report of bid opening of Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Published and Filed

Authorization

5 18-0942 Authorization to accept initial annual rental bid for Contract 18-364-11 Proposal to Lease for ten (10) years, approximately 4.46 acres of District real estate located at 4035 South Cicero Avenue in Chicago, Illinois; Main Channel Parcel 40.02 in the amount of $140,000.00

Approved

Authority to Advertise

6 18-0933 Authority to advertise Contract 19-697-11, Furnishing and Delivering Odor Control Chemicals and a Delivery System to CALSMA, estimated cost $50,000.00, Account 101-66000-623560, Requisition 1501135

Approved

7 18-0949 Authority to advertise Contract 19-045-11 Publish Invitations to Bid for Contracts, Legal Notices for Original Entrance and Promotional Civil Service Examinations, and Other Legal Notices for a One-Year Period, estimated cost $55,000.00, Account 101-20000-612360

Approved

8 18-0955 Authority to advertise Contract 19-003-11 Furnish and Deliver Laboratory Disposable Gloves and Flexible Tubing to Various Locations for a One (1) Year Period, estimated cost $71,000.00, Account 101-20000-623570

Approved

Issue Purchase Order

9 18-0920 Issue purchase order and enter into an agreement with Horizon Technology Inc., for preventative maintenance and consumable supplies for the Solid-Phase Oil and Grease Automated Extractor System in the Industrial Waste Analytical Laboratories Division, in an amount not to exceed $62,044.18 Accounts 101-16000-612970, 623570, Requisition 1500705

Approved

10 18-0925 Issue purchase order and enter into an agreement with Environmental Systems Research Institute Inc. to renew the ESRI Enterprise License Agreement, in an amount not to exceed $1,245,000.00, Account 101-27000-612820, Requisition 1501775

Approved

11 18-0926 Issue purchase order and enter into an agreement with AT&T Corp., for Point to Point Switched Ethernet Service upgrade at the Mainstream Pumping Station, in an amount not to exceed $15,002.76, Account 101-27000-612430, Requisition 1502113

Approved

12 18-0928 Issue purchase order to CDW Government LLC, to Furnish and Deliver Symantec Antivirus Licenses and Maintenance, in an amount not to exceed $15,557.00, Account 101-27000-612820, Requisition 1498574

Approved

13 18-0929 Issue purchase order and enter into an agreement with Skalar Inc. to furnish, deliver, and install a Total Organic Carbon Analyzer with all associated accessories, in an amount not to exceed $39,215.00, Account 101-16000-634970, Requisition 1498595

Approved

14 18-0938 Issue a purchase order to the DePaul University, pursuant to the Terms of Master Agreement 17-RFP-34, to conduct Comp TIA Security and Certification Prep with Exam Training for 20 employees, in a total amount not to exceed $39,500.00, Account 101-25000-601100 and 101-27000-601100 Requisition 1501344

Approved

15 18-0939 Issue purchase order to University of Wisconsin, pursuant to the Terms of Master Agreement 17-RFP-34, to conduct NFPA 70E-2018 Arc Flash Prevention and Protection refresher training for approximately 130 employees, in a total amount not to exceed $20,100.00, Account 101-25000-601100, Requisition 1502315

Approved

16 18-0950 Issue purchase orders to JM Process Systems Inc., to Furnish and Deliver Replacement Parts for the Dewatered Sludge Screw Conveyor at the Egan Water Reclamation Plant, in a total amount not to exceed $62,864.00, Account 101-67000-623270, Requisition 1498573

Approved

17 18-0951 Issue purchase order and enter into an agreement with J.B. Systems Inc., to Provide District-Wide On-Site Mainsaver Software Training for 80 Employees, for the District’s Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), in an amount not to exceed $14,925.00, Account 101-69000-601100, Requisition 1499762

Approved

18 18-0958 Issue purchase order to Stevenson Crane Service Inc., to Furnish and Deliver an Articulating Boom Lift to the Stickney Water Reclamation Plant, under Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) Purchasing Contract No. 042815-TER, in an amount not to exceed $71,284.20, Account 201-50000-634860, Requisition 1487342

Approved

19 18-0959 Issue purchase order for Contract 18-117-11, Furnish, Deliver and Install an Automated Biochemical Oxygen Demand System, to Fisher Scientific Company L.L.C., in an amount not to exceed $39,520.74, Account 101-16000-634970, Requisition 1496100

Approved

20 18-0960 Issue purchase order for Contract 18-804-21, Furnish and Deliver Uninterruptible Power Supplies to the Calumet Water Reclamation Plant, to J&S Power Solutions Inc., in an amount not to exceed $69,388.00, Account 201-50000-634650, Requisition 1497103

Approved

21 18-0961 Issue purchase order for Contract 18-905-21, Furnish and Deliver a Six-Inch Slurry Gate Hydraulic Submersible Pump to Stickney Water Reclamation Plant, to Xylem Dewatering Solutions Inc., in an amount not to exceed $73,821.00, Account 201-50000-634650, Requisition 1491755

Approved

22 18-0972 Issue purchase order and enter into an agreement for Contract 17-RFP-28R Fleet Vehicle Maintenance Management Services for a 36-Month Period, with LeasePlan USA Inc. in an amount not to exceed $1,248,984.00, Accounts 101-15000-612080 and 612860, Requisition 1461193

Approved

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