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Meeting Name: Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/8/2019 10:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Board Room
Due to a lack of quorum the Regular Board Meeting continued on Friday, August 9, 2019 at 10:30am
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Agenda packet: Not available
Meeting video:  
Attachments: 08-08-2019 Final Agenda Packet.pdf, Errata Corrections.pdf
File #Ver.Agenda #TypeTitleActionResultAction DetailsVideo
19-0763 11Memorial ResolutionMEMORIAL RESOLUTION sponsored by the Board of Commissioners Honoring the Memory of Alfee Roscoe GilesAdoptedPass Action details Not available
19-0764 12ResolutionRESOLUTION sponsored by the Board of Commissioners Honoring Rebecca Garcia AdoptedPass Action details Not available
19-0785A 1 MotionMOTION to amend File No. 19-0785 (Agenda Item No. 70): Authority to advertise Contract 19-365-11 for public tender of bids a 99-year lease on 44.61 acres of District real estate located south of the Cal-Sag Channel between Cicero Avenue and Kostner Avenue in Crestwood, Illinois; Cal-Sag Channel Parcels 12.05, 12.07 and 12.08.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
19-0762 13Agenda ItemAuthority to Approve 2018 Travel Expenses for Members of the Board of Commissioners and the former Executive Director in the amount of $2,435.58, Accounts 101-11000-612010, 101-11000-612030, 101-15000-612010, and 101-15000-612030.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-0709 14ReportReport on rejection of bids for Contract 19-654-11, Furnish and Deliver Parts and Repair Services for Sluice Gate Valve Actuators, estimated cost $444,000.00Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0710 15ReportReport of bid opening of Tuesday, July 16, 2019Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0712 16ReportReport of bid opening of Tuesday, July 9, 2019Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0714 17ReportReport of bid opening of Tuesday, July 23, 2019Published and FiledPass Action details Video Video
19-0736 18ReportReport on advertisement of Request for Proposal 19-RFP-25 Communications Services, estimated cost $1,227,400.00, Account 101-27000-612210, Requisition 1525219Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0741 19ReportReport on advertisement of Request for Proposal 19-RFP-26 for Professional Environmental Engineering Services for Real Estate, Estimated cost $900,000.00, Account 101-66000-612430, Requisitions 1515439 and 1515443Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0742 110ReportReport on advertisement of Request for Proposal 19-RFP-31 Website Content Creation Consulting Services, estimated cost $90,000.00, Account 101-27000-612430, Requisition 1526057DeletedPass Action details Video Video
19-0749 111ReportReport on advertisement of Request for Proposal 19-RFP-29 Professional Services for a Solar Feasibility Study of a Photovoltaic Solar Plant, Calumet Water Reclamation Plant, estimated cost $165,000.00, Account 401-50000-612440, Requisition 1525505DeletedPass Action details Video Video
19-0753 112ReportReport on rejection of bids for Contract 19-698-11, Furnish and Deliver A Compost Bagging System to LASMA, estimated cost $50,000.00Published and FiledPass Action details Video Video
19-0754 113ReportReport on rejection of bids for Contract 19-697-11, Furnishing and Delivering Odor Control Chemicals and a Delivery System to CALSMA, estimated cost $50,000.00Published and FiledPass Action details Video Video
19-0760 114ReportReport on rejection of bids for Contract 19-716-21, Furnish and Deliver One 44” x 80” Engine Lathe and Accessories to the O’Brien Water Reclamation Plant, estimated cost $170,000.00Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0761 115ReportReport on rejection of bids for Contract 19-603-11, Furnishing and Delivering Roadway Rock Salt to Various Service Areas, estimated cost $100,450.00Published and FiledPass Action details Video Video
19-0765 116ReportReport of bid opening of Tuesday, July 30, 2019Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0777 117ReportReport on advertisement of Request for Proposal 19-RFP-30, E-Procurement Module for the Request of Proposals Process for a three-year period, estimated cost $100,000.00, Account 101-20000-634820Published and FiledPass Action details Video Video
19-0783 118ReportReport on rejection of bids for Contract 18-913-21, Railroad Track Improvements in the Stickney Service Area, estimated cost $1,565,000.00Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0713 119Agenda ItemAuthorization to enter into an agreement for Contract 19-RFP-04 Deferred Compensation Plan Administrative Services with the Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company, for a five-year period, effective January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2024ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0716 120Agenda ItemAuthorization to amend Board Order of July 11, 2019, regarding Authority to increase purchase order with the Illinois Institute of Technology pursuant to Contract 17-RFP-34, Master Agreement for Professional Development Courses for a Three-Year Period, for a technical writing class in an amount of $6,724.00, from an amount of $6,724.00, to an amount not to exceed $13,448.00, Account 101-25000-601100, Purchase Order 1518843, Agenda Item No. 47, File No. 19-0633ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0719 121Agenda ItemAuthorization to amend Board Order of July 11, 2019, to Issue purchase order to 72 Hour LLC, DBA National Auto Fleet Group, to Furnish and Deliver Sixteen (16) New 2020 Chevrolet Sonics to the Stickney Water Reclamation Plant, under Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) Purchasing Contract No. 120716-NAF, in an amount not to exceed $266,431.20, Accounts 101-68000, 69000-634680, 634860, Requisition 1513396, Agenda Item No. 36, File No. 19-0664ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0720 122Agenda ItemAuthorization to amend Board Order of June 6, 2019, for Authority to advertise Contract 16-708-21, Repair and Rehabilitation of the Gloria Alitto Majewski Reservoir in Des Plaines, Illinois, estimated cost $1,200,000.00, Account 201-50000-645700, Requisition 1521115, Agenda Item No. 15, File No. 19-0529ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0727 123Agenda ItemAuthorization to increase cost estimate for Contract 19-654-11, Furnish and Deliver Parts and Repair Services for Sluice Gate Valve Actuators, from $444,000.00 to $532,000.00, Accounts 101-66000/67000/68000/69000-612600/623070/623270, Requisition 1507499ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0734 124Agenda ItemAuthorization to amend Board Order of June 20, 2019, regarding Authority to advertise Contract 19-482-12 Furnish Data Transmission Services for Cellular Communications, Agenda Item No. 20, File No. 19-0570ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0739 125Agenda ItemAuthorization to enter into an agreement for Contract 19-RFP-05 Health Plan Administrator, with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, a division of Health Care Service Corporation, for a three-year period, effective January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022, Account 101-25000-601250ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0740 126Agenda ItemAuthorization to enter into an agreement for Contract 19-RFP-06 Medicare Advantage Plan, with Sierra Health and Life Insurance Company, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, for a three-year period, effective January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022, Account 101-25000-601250ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0746 127Agenda ItemAuthorization to amend Board Order of July 11, 2019, regarding Issue purchase order and enter into an agreement with HR Green, Inc., for Contract 18-RFP-23 Professional Engineering Services to Conduct Preliminary Engineering for Contract 18-249-5F, Flood Relief for Residential Area near 147th Street and Wood Street in Harvey, Illinois in an amount not to exceed $346,886.50, Account 501-50000-612440, Requisition 1506154, Agenda Item No. 31, File No. 19-0646ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0701 128Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 19-118-11 Furnish, Deliver and Install a Conveyor Type Dishwasher, estimated cost $56,059.00, Account 101-16000-634970, Requisition 1524795ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0702 129Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 19-117-11 Furnish, Deliver and Install a Robotic Titrosampler, estimated cost $47,769.00, Account 101-16000-634970, Requisition 1524794ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0721 130Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 19-613-21 HVAC Improvements at Various Locations, estimated cost $2,900,000.00, Account 201-50000-645780, Requisition 1503583ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0722 131Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 19-641-11, Furnishing and Delivering Liquid Carbon Dioxide to the Stickney Water Reclamation Plant, estimated cost $930,000.00, Account 101-69000-623560, Requisition 1525495ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0723 132Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 20-612-11 Street Sweepers at Various Locations, estimated cost $177,000.00, Account 101-66000-612420, Requisition 1518851ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-0724 133Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 20-625-11 Diving Services at Various Locations, estimated cost $140,000.00, Account 101-66000-612490, Requisition 1523120ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-0731 134Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 19-910-11 Furnish and Deliver an Eight Inch Submersible Pump to the Stickney Water Reclamation Plant, estimated cost $68,900.00, Account 101-69000-634650, Requisition 1525896ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0745 135Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 18-277-3M Digester Sludge Heating System Upgrades and Boiler Removal, Calumet Water Reclamation Plant, estimated cost between $27,075,000.00 and $32,775,000.00, Account 401-50000-645750, Requisition 1524789ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-0781 136Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 19-088-11, Furnish, Deliver and Install Structural Cantilever Racking at the Stickney Water Reclamation Plant, estimated cost $98,500.00, Account 101-20000-645680ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-0785 170Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 19-365-11 for public tender of bids a 99-year lease on 44.61 acres of District real estate located south of the Cal-Sag Channel between Cicero Avenue and Kostner Avenue in Crestwood, Illinois; Cal-Sag Channel Parcels 12.05, 12.07 and 12.08. The minimum initial annual rental bid shall be established at $1,262,500.00 "ADOPTED AS AMENDED REFER TO FILE ID# 19-0785A"ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-0707 137Agenda ItemIssue purchase order and enter into an agreement with Skalar, Inc., to furnish, deliver and install three continuous flow analyzers in an amount not to exceed $152,540.00, Account 101-16000-634970, Requisition 1522960 (As Revised)ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-0717 138Agenda ItemIssue purchase order for Contract 19-109-12 (Re-Bid), Repairs, Service and Parts for American Sigma/Hach Auto Samplers, Flowmeters and Sampling Accessories to Hach Company, in an amount not to exceed $77,703.65, Accounts 101-16000-612970, 623570, Requisition 1513759ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0728 139Agenda ItemIssue purchase order for Contract 19-112-11, Furnish and Deliver Automatic Samplers, to Hach Company, in an amount not to exceed $36,739.56, Account 101-16000-623570, Requisition 1518412ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0737 140Agenda ItemIssue purchase order to SHI International Corporation to Furnish and Deliver Adobe Creative Cloud for Teams Software License Renewal, in an amount not to exceed $13,464.75, Account 101-27000-612820, Requisition 1525619ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-0747 141Agenda ItemIssue purchase order and enter into an agreement with Mott MacDonald, LLC for Contract 18-RFP-23 Professional Engineering Services to Conduct Preliminary Engineering for Contract 18-146-5F, 91st and Orchard Basin Improvements, Willow Springs, Illinois in an amount not to exceed $196,098.00, Account 501-50000-612440, Requisition 1506156ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0748 142Agenda ItemIssue a purchase order and enter into an agreement with Robinson Engineering, Ltd. for professional engineering services for Final Design and Post Award Services for Contract 14-256-5F Flood Control Project in the Worth Woods Subdivision in Worth, Illinois in an amount not to exceed $296,982.29, Account 501-50000-612450, Requisition 1524372ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0782 143Agenda ItemIssue a purchase order to Emerson Process Management Power & Water Solutions, Inc., to Furnish and Deliver a Distributed Control System (DCS) Multi-network to the North Service Area, in an amount not to exceed $138,066.00, Account 101-67000-634810, Requisition 1516805ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0729 144Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 19-665-11, Landscape Maintenance at Various Service Areas, Groups A, B, and D to Lizzette Medina & Company, in an amount not to exceed $591,422.00, Account 101-68000, 69000-612420, Requisitions 1502324, 1515426, 1516064ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0751 145Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 19-053-11, Furnish & Deliver Lamps & Emergency Lighting to Various Locations for a One (1) Year Period, to Production Distribution Companies, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $27,342.76, Account 101-20000-623070ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0752 146Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 19-025-11, Furnish and Deliver Plumbing Pipe, Fittings and Valves to Various Locations for a One (1) Year Period, Groups A, C, D, E, G, and I to Marco Supply Company, Inc., d.b.a Johnson Pipe & Supply Company, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $295,325.18, Groups B, F, and J to Columbia Pipe & Supply Company, in an amount not to exceed $19,569.39, and Group H to American Precision Supply, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $8,752.79, Account 101-20000-623090ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0772 147Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 19-617-12 (Re-Bid), Power Distribution Equipment Inspection and Repairs, to Jamerson & Bauwens Electrical Contractors, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $212,266.98, Accounts 101-67000, 68000, 69000-612240, 612650, 623070, Requisitions 1470090, 1469955, 1469957ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0773 148Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 19-804-21, Furnish, Deliver and Install Four Sacrificial Deep Anode Ground Beds for the Cathodic Protection System at the Calumet TARP East and West Pumping Stations, to Industria, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $704,600.00, Account 201-50000-645700, Requisition 1516035ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0779 149Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 19-621-11, Services for Rockwell TARP DCS Computer Systems and Allen-Bradley Equipment at Various Service Areas, to WESCO Distribution, Inc. dba Englewood Electrical Supply Company, in an amount not to exceed $578,207.55, Accounts 101-66000, 67000, 68000, 69000-612600, 612620, 612650, 623070, Requisitions 1508873, 1508875, 1509159, 1509160ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0699 150Agenda ItemAuthority to decrease purchase order with Deutsch, Levy, Engel LLC, for legal services in representing the District in an environmental remediation action against Nicor/ComEd for District property at Oakton Street and McCormick Boulevard in Skokie, Illinois in an amount of $30,423.50 from an amount of $671,471.65 to an amount not to exceed $641,048.15, Account 901-30000-667220, Purchase Order A84545 (As Revised)ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0700 151Agenda ItemAuthority to decrease Contract 18-300-01 for an Emergency Forensic Cyber Audit of the District’s Information Technology System to VedderPrice P.C., in an amount of $60,464.50, from an amount of $150,000.00 to an amount not to exceed $89,535.50, Account 101-30000-612430, Purchase Order 3100999.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0725 152Agenda ItemAuthority to decrease purchase order for Contract 18-708-12 (Re-Bid), Furnishing and Delivering Sodium Carbonate to the Egan Water Reclamation Plant, to Dubois Chemicals, Inc., in an amount of $217,065.37, from an amount of $272,996.05, to an amount not to exceed $55,930.68, Account 101-67000-623560, Purchase Order 3100235ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0726 153Agenda ItemAuthority to increase purchase orders to Graybar Electric Company, Inc., to Furnish and Deliver Electrical Catalog Products, under the U.S. Communities Cooperative Purchasing Contract #EV2370, in an amount of $15,000.00, from an amount of $81,350.00, to an amount not to exceed $96,350.00, Accounts 101-15000/66000/67000/68000/69000-623070, Purchase Orders 3102660 and 3102661ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0730 154Agenda ItemAuthority to decrease Contract 17-656-11, Repair and Improve Rockwell TARP DCS Computer Systems and Allen-Bradley Equipment at Various Service Areas, to WESCO Distribution Inc., in an amount of $17,735.63, from an amount of $373,654.55, to an amount not to exceed $355,918.92, Accounts 101-66000/67000/68000/69000-601100/612600/612620/612650/623070, Purchase Order 5001588ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0735 155Agenda ItemAuthority to decrease purchase order to AT&T Corp, to Furnish and Deliver POTs Local and Long-Distance services in an amount of $26,383.10, from an amount of $291,823.90, to an amount not to exceed $265,440.80 Account 101-27000-612210, Purchase Order 3103125ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0738 156Agenda ItemAuthority to decrease purchase order for Contract 15-934-11, Furnishing and Delivering Magnesium Chloride, to Envirotech Services, Inc., in an amount of $251,176.94, from an amount of $1,511,268.78, to an amount not to exceed $1,260,091.84, Account 101-69000-623560, Purchase Order 3086593ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0758 157Agenda ItemAuthority to increase purchase order and exercise an option to extend agreement for 90 days with Microsystems, Inc. for Contract 15-RFP-19 (Re-Bid), Microfilming and Scanning Services for a Thirty-Six (36) Month Period, in an amount of $39,105.74, from an amount of $290,312.46 to an amount not to exceed $329,418.20, Account 101-15000-612090, Purchase Order 3090993ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0759 158Agenda ItemAuthority to increase Contract 16-405-12 (Re-Bid), Provide Maintenance and Printing Supplies for Xerox Nuvera 288 and DocuColor 7002 at the MWRDGC Print Shop for a Thirty-Six (36) Month Period, to Xerox Corporation, in an amount of $9,401.69, from an amount of $217,792.14 to an amount not to exceed $227,193.83, Account 101-15000-612800, Purchase Order 3088797ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0784 159Agenda ItemAuthority to increase purchase order to Rail Power Services, LLC, d/b/a RPS Locomotive Services, LLC, for Locomotive Repair Services at the Stickney Water Reclamation Plant, in an amount of $50,000.00 from an amount of $9,950.00 to an amount not to exceed $59,950.00, Account 101-69000-612670, Purchase Order 8009401ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0776 160ReportReport on Budgetary Revenues and Expenditures for the second quarter of 2019, ended June 30, 2019Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0636 161Agenda ItemAuthority to transfer 2019 departmental appropriations in the amount of $60,000.00 in the Corporate Fund (Deferred from the July 11, 2019 Board Meeting)ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-0778 162Agenda ItemAuthority to transfer 2019 departmental appropriations in the amount of $220,200.00 in the Corporate FundApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0697 163Agenda ItemAuthority to settle the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Claim of John Quinn vs. MWRDGC, Claim Number W001647126 in the sum of $28,415.15, Account 901-30000-601090ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0711 164Agenda ItemAuthority to settle the Workers’ Compensation Claim of Brian Newhouse vs. MWRDGC, Case 13 WC 29709, Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission (IWCC), in the sum of $425,000.00, Account 901-30000-601090ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0715 165Agenda ItemAuthority to settle the Workers’ Compensation Claim of Robert Miller vs. MWRDGC, Claim 17 WC 14992, Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission (IWCC), in the sum of $20,000.00, Account 901-30000-601090ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0718 166Agenda ItemAuthority to settle the Workers’ Compensation Claim of Keith Taylor vs. MWRDGC, Claim number 14 WC 2841, Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission (IWCC), in the sum of $25,000.00, Account 901-30000-601090ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0755 167Agenda ItemAuthority to settle the Workers’ Compensation Claim of Charles Ramashauskas vs. MWRDGC, Claim 17 WC 04490, Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission (IWCC), in the sum of $144,190.37, Account 901-30000-601090ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0698 168Agenda ItemAuthority to amend lease agreement dated May 6, 1965, as amended, between the District and the Wilmette Park District on approximately 28.6 acres of District real estate located in Wilmette along the North Shore Channel to allow the sale and consumption of alcohol under certain conditions. Consideration shall be a nominal fee of $10.00 ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0706 169Agenda ItemAuthority to pay final just compensation in the amount of $185,000.00 to acquire fee simple title to real estate commonly known as 1538 North 43rd Avenue in Stone Park, Illinois in order to finalize the eminent domain lawsuit entitled The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago v. Ruben Salinas, et al., Case No. 19L050008 in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, Account 501-50000-656010, Stormwater Management FundApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0750 171ReportReport on Green Infrastructure, Detention, and Compensatory Storage Volumes Required by the Watershed Management OrdinancePublished and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0767 172Agenda ItemAuthority to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with and make payment to the City of Chicago, acting by and through its Department of Planning and Development, for the construction, operation and maintenance of an Eco Orchard in the Garfield Park area of Chicago (18-IGA-05) in an amount not to exceed $500,000.00, Account 501-50000-612400, Requisition 1525044ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0770 173Agenda ItemAuthority to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with and make payment to the City of Chicago, acting by and through its Department of Transportation for the construction, operation and maintenance of Two Green Alleys in the City of Chicago’s 10th Ward (18-IGA-03) in an amount not to exceed $197,000.00, Account 501-50000-612400, Requisition 1522544ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-0780 174Agenda ItemAuthorization for additional payment to Illinois Bell Telephone Company d/b/a AT&T Illinois for a utility relocation fee for Contract 14-263-3F, Melvina Ditch Reservoir Improvements in the City of Burbank, in an amount not to exceed $201,215.91, Account 501-50000-612490 (As Revised)ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0787 175Agenda ItemAuthorization to decrease cost estimate for Contract 19-603-11, Furnishing and Delivering Roadway Rock Salt to Various Service Areas, from $125,060.00 to $42,500.00, Accounts 101-67000/68000/69000-623130, Requisitions 1517976, 1518112 and 1518104 (As Revised)ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0788 176Agenda ItemIssue purchase order and enter into an agreement with Kenny Construction Company, to perform sewer rehabilitation activities on the District’s Stockyard Sewer (19-158-2S), in an amount not to exceed $175,000.00, Account 201-50000-645700, Requisition 1526687(As Revised)ApprovedPass Action details Video Video