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Meeting Name: Committee of the Whole Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/16/2017 10:35 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Board Room
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17-0255 11ReportReport on the Government Finance Officer’s Association Distinguished Budget Presentation Award to the District for the 2016 Budget and Certificates of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the District, the MWRD Retirement Fund, and to the MWRD Retiree Health Care Trust for the Fiscal Year 2015 RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0288 12ReportReport on investments purchased during December 2016RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0289 13ReportReport on investments purchased during January 2017RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0290 14ReportReport on the investment interest income during December 2016RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0291 15ReportReport on the investment interest income during January 2017RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0292 16ReportReport on investment inventory statistics at December 31, 2016RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0299 17ReportReport on Cash Disbursement for the Month of January 2017, in the amount of $46,305,063.99RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0278 18Agenda ItemAuthority to Approve Travel for the Board of Commissioners and the Executive Director, in the estimated amount of $5,850.00, for travel to Springfield, Illinois, to promote the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago’s 2017 Legislative Agenda, Accounts 101-15000-612330/612490RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0279 19Agenda ItemAuthority to Approve Travel for David St. Pierre, Executive Director, in the estimated amount of $1,900.00, for travel to Washington D.C., to attend the National Association of Clean Water Agencies, (NACWA) National Water Policy Conference, attend meetings with federal legislative representatives and visit federal offices, including the USEPA, Accounts 101-15000-612010/612030RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0302 110Agenda ItemAuthority to Approve Travel for the Board of Commissioners in the estimated amount of $550.00, for travel to Washington D.C., to meet with Illinois Delegation and Federal Agencies for the purpose of discussing District initiatives, federal funding, and water quality issues, Accounts 101-11000-612010 and 101-11000-612030RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0283 111ReportReport of bid opening of Tuesday, February 28, 2017RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0284 112ReportReport of bid opening of Tuesday, March 7, 2017RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0294 113ReportReport on rejection of proposals for 16-RFP-09, Design, Build, Operate and Maintain a Native Plant and Tree Nursery at the Hanover Park Water Reclamation Plant, Fischer Farm, estimated cost $2,500,000.00RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0313 114ReportReport on the amendment to the agreement for Request for Proposal 14-RFP-18 Supply of Electricity, with Dynegy Energy Services LLC, for a One (1) Year Extension, starting January 1, 2019 and ending December 31, 2019RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0271 115Agenda ItemAuthorization to amend Board Order of January 5, 2017, regarding Authority to advertise Contract 17-605-21 Cofferdam Construction and Removal at the Lockport Controlling Works, Estimated cost $375,000.00, Account 201-50000-645720, Requisition 1439609, Agenda Item No. 19, File No. 17-0014RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0282 116Agenda ItemAuthorization to amend Board Order of December 15, 2016, regarding issue purchase orders and enter into agreements for Contract 16-RFP-27 (REBID) Pre-employment Physical Examination and Drug-Alcohol Testing Services with Ingalls Memorial Hospital in an amount not to exceed $120,000.00 and with Mobile Health and Testing Services, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $20,000.00, Account 101-25000-612430, Requisition 1432072, Agenda Item No. 8, File No. 16-1306RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0265 117ReportReport on advertisement of Request for Proposal 17-RFP-13 Retiree Health Care Trust Investment Consulting Services, estimated cost $300,000.00 Account P802-11000-798200RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
17-0260 118Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 17-771-11 Aquatic Weed Removal at Various Locations, estimated cost $97,500.00, Accounts 101-66000/67000-612420, Requisitions 1457213 and 1451372RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0261 119Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 17-627-11, Repairs to Air Compressors and Air Dryers at Various Locations, estimated cost $94,800.00, Accounts 101-67000/68000/69000-612600/612650, Requisitions 1459485, 1459489, and 1459500RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0262 120Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 16-803-21, Furnish, Deliver, and Install HVAC Systems at the Calumet Water Reclamation Plant, estimated cost $180,000.00, Account 201-50000-645680, Requisition 1459683RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0263 121Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 17-674-11 Furnish and Deliver Repair Parts and Services for Trucks and Trailers at Various Locations, estimated cost $366,504.00, Accounts 101-66000/67000/68000/69000-612860/623250, Requisitions 1459150, 1459151, 1459152 and 1459153RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0268 122Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 16-077-3E Devon IAS Switchgear Replacement and Wilmette PS Conduit Replacement, North Service Area, estimated cost $1,000,000.00, Account 401-50000-645720, Requisition 1459453RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0272 123Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 16-704-21 Furnish, Deliver and Install an Upgraded Coarse Screen Conveyor System at the North Branch Pumping Station, estimated cost $150,000.00, Account 201-50000-645600, Requisition 1448471RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0310 124Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 17-360-12 (REBID) for public tender of bids a 10-year lease on 5.95 acres of District real estate located at 3154 S. California Avenue in Chicago, Illinois; Main Channel Parcels 42.05 and 42.16. The minimum initial annual rental bid shall be established at $117,000.00RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0256 125Agenda ItemIssue purchase order to Detection Instruments Corporation, to furnish and deliver odalogs, peripherals, and a data plan in an amount not to exceed $31,862.31, Account 101-16000-623570, Requisition 1456486RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0269 126Agenda ItemIssue a purchase order and enter into an agreement with CH2M Hill Engineers, Inc., for professional engineering services for Contract 17-838-3C, Updating and Executing Computer Models to Analyze Alternate Flood Control Measures, in an amount not to exceed $520,483.00, Account 401-50000-612430, Requisition 1459511 (As Revised)RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0274 127Agenda ItemIssue purchase order and enter into an agreement with Optimatics, LLC for a Platinum Utility software subscription (Contract 17-840-5C), in an amount not to exceed $435,000.00, Account 501-50000-612820, Requisition 1459686RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0285 128Agenda ItemIssue purchase order for Contract 17-609-11, Furnishing and Delivering Unleaded Gasoline and Diesel Grade Fuel Oil to Fulton County, Illinois to Sunrise FS, in an amount not to exceed $66,694.00, Account 101-66000-623820, Requisition 1434677RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0293 129Agenda ItemIssue purchase order for Contract 17-101-11, Furnish and Deliver Work Uniforms for the Environmental Specialists, Patrol Boat Operators and Pollution Control Technicians, to V.C.G. Ltd., in an amount not to exceed $28,251.00, Account 101-16000-623700, Requisition 1438585RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0315 130Agenda ItemIssue a purchase order and enter into an agreement with Donohue and Associates, Inc. for professional engineering services for Contract 14-253-3F Final Design for a Flood Control Project on Midlothian Creek in Robbins, Illinois, in an amount not to exceed $1,815,130.00, Account 401-50000-612450, Requisition 1460173RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0286 131Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 16-618-13 (Re-Bid), Inspecting, Repairing, Recharging and Pressure Testing of Fire Suppression Systems at Various Locations, to Sure Fire Protection, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $181,725.00, Account 101-69000-612780, Requisition 1422518RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0287 132Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 17-028-11, Furnish and Deliver Miscellaneous Laboratory Supplies to Various Locations for a One (1) Year Period, Group A to Fisher Scientific Company, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $48,206.00, and Group B to Thomas Scientific, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $14,991.55, Account 101-20000-623570RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0295 133Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 16-056-12 (Re-Bid), Furnish and Deliver Miscellaneous Hardware to Various Locations for a One (1) Year Period, Group A to J & L Fasteners and General Maintenance Supplies, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $14,942.48, Account 101-20000-623110RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0297 134Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 17-003-12 (Re-Bid), Furnish and Deliver Laboratory Disposable Gloves and Flexible Tubing to Various Locations for a One (1) Year Period, Group B, to Fisher Scientific Company, LLC in an amount not to exceed $56,279.02, Account 101-20000-623570RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0259 135Agenda ItemAuthority to increase Contract 15-640-12, Furnishing and Delivering Sodium Bisulfite, to PVS Chemical Solutions, Inc., in an amount of $50,000.00 from an amount of $615,635.17 to an amount not to exceed $665,635.17, Accounts 101-67000/68000-623560, Purchase Order 3088672RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0276 136Agenda ItemAuthority to increase Contract 11-195-AP Phosphorus Recovery System, Stickney Water Reclamation Plant, to Black & Veatch Construction, Inc. in an amount of $2,810,643.00, from an amount of $32,094,840.55, to an amount not to exceed $34,905,483.55, Account 401-50000-645650, Purchase Order 5001478RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
17-0280 137ReportReport on Budgetary Revenues and Expenditures for the year ended December 31, 2016RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0267 138ReportReport on change orders authorized and approved by the Director of Engineering during the month of February 2017RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0296 139ReportReport of Collective Bargaining Activities in 2017RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0320 140Agenda ItemRequest for authority to set initial price for the sale of compost produced by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation DistrictRecommendedPass Action details Video Video
17-0304 141Agenda ItemAuthority to issue a one (1) month permit to F.H. Paschen, S.N. Nielsen & Associates LLC, to access the District’s 95th Street Pumping Station, located at 9512 South Baltimore Avenue, in Chicago, Illinois to reach a portion of the Chicago Skyway Toll Bridge structure to perform maintenance work on the bridge structure. Consideration shall be a document preparation fee of $5,000.00RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0305 142Agenda ItemAuthority to grant a 25-year, 0.53 acre non-exclusive easement the U.S. Department of Energy to continue to construct, reconstruct, operate, maintain, repair and remove a pumping station, transformer and water main and appurtenances related thereto on District Main Channel Parcel 25.03 in Lemont, Illinois. Consideration shall be $10.00.RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0306 143Agenda ItemAuthority to issue a one (1) day permit to Friends of the Chicago River to access District land at 14 locations along the North Branch of the Chicago River, North Shore Channel, Main Channel, and the Cal-Sag Channel, in Cook County, Illinois, for its Annual Chicago River Day Clean-Up Event on May 13, 2017. Consideration shall be a nominal fee of $10.00RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0308 144Agenda ItemAuthority to issue a three (3) year permit to the United States Department of Agriculture to periodically access District real estate located north and south of the Main Channel between Pulaski Road in Chicago, Illinois and LaGrange Road in Willow Springs, Illinois, to study Canada Geese and to prevent their interference with air traffic at Chicago Midway International Airport. Consideration shall be a nominal fee of $10.00RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0309 145Agenda ItemAuthority to pay relocation costs in an amount not to exceed $26,000.00 to Jenny Chavez in connection with the acquisition of the real estate commonly known as 6601 W. 86th Street in Burbank, IL in the eminent domain lawsuit Case No. 16L050555 in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Account 401-50000-656010, Capital Improvements Bond FundRecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0311 146Agenda ItemAuthority to issue a one (1) year permit extension to ComEd and Nicor to complete the environmental remediation on 0.53 acres of District real estate between Kedzie and Western Avenues in Blue Island, Illinois; Cal-Sag Channel Parcel 14.05. Consideration shall be $5,000.00RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0317 147Agenda ItemAuthority to extend easement agreement between the District and the United States Army Corps of Engineers an additional five (5) years to allow the continued use of District land located north of the 135th Street Bridge in Romeoville, Will County, Illinois; Main Channel Parcels 18.03, 19.01, 19.02, and 19.04, to operate and maintain the aquatic nuisance species barriers. Consideration shall be $10.00RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0300 148Agenda ItemAuthorization for payment to Wheatland Title Guaranty Company for purchase of a title policy in connection with the condemnation of the property for the Addison Creek Reservoir, Contract 11-186-3F located at 2795 W. Washington Boulevard in the Village of Bellwood, Illinois, in an amount not to exceed $15,860.50, Account 401-50000-656010RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0314 149Agenda ItemAuthority to negotiate an intergovernmental agreement with the Village of Robbins to assist the Village in acquiring properties needed to implement the flooding solutions in connection with the Flood Control Project on Midlothian Creek in Robbins, Illinois (Contract 14-253-3F).RecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0243 150ResolutionRESOLUTION sponsored by the Board of Commissioners honoring Esther WongRecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0244 151ResolutionRESOLUTION sponsored by the Board of Commissioners honoring Bernarda WongRecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0251 152ResolutionRESOLUTION sponsored by the Board of Commissioners recognizing the month of March 2017 as Women's History MonthRecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0253 153ResolutionRESOLUTION sponsored by the Board of Commissioners recognizing Kerry Ryan Lynch for her work on the Choose Kind Chicago CampaignRecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0318 154ResolutionRESOLUTION sponsored by the Board of Commissioners recognizing Friends of the Chicago River for the Overflow Action Days initiativeRecommendedPass Action details Not available
17-0319 155ResolutionRESOLUTION sponsored by the Board of Commissioners recognizing Bharathi TheerthaRecommendedPass Action details Not available