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Meeting Name: Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/5/2019 10:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Board Room
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Agenda packet: Not available
Meeting video:  
Attachments: 09-05-2019 Final Agenda Packet.pdf, Errata Corrections.pdf
File #Ver.Agenda #TypeTitleActionResultAction DetailsVideo
19-0857 11MotionMOTION to adopt a policy providing parental leave to CommissionersAdoptedPass Action details Video Video
19-0811 12ResolutionRESOLUTION Adopting a Schedule for the Execution and Completion of the Melvina Ditch Streambank Stabilization Project between 95th Street and 99th Street in Oak Lawn and Chicago Ridge, Cook County, Illinois, Contract 13-248-5F, and Authorizing the Immediate Vesting of Title to Real Estate for the Execution ThereofAdoptedPass Action details Video Video
19-0812 13ResolutionRESOLUTION sponsored by the Board of Commissioners Honoring Christopher M. Rodriguez (As Revised)AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
19-0858 14ResolutionRESOLUTION sponsored by the Board of Commissioners recognizing the 140th Anniversary of the Village of La GrangeAdoptedPass Action details Video Video
19-0792 15ReportReport on Cash Disbursements for the Month of July 2019, in the amount of $24,067,334.99Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0825 16Agenda ItemAuthority to add Project 19-925-21, Rehabilitate One Electric Motor at the Stickney Water Reclamation Plant, to the Construction Fund, estimated cost of the project is $420,000.00ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0847 17Agenda ItemRequest Authority to Dispose of District RecordsApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0837 18ReportReport of bid opening of Tuesday, August 6, 2019Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0838 19ReportReport of bid opening of Tuesday, August 20, 2019Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0839 110ReportReport of bid opening of Tuesday, August 13, 2019Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0849 111ReportReport on rejection of bids for Contract 19-667-11, Native Prairie Landscape Maintenance at Various Service Areas, estimated cost $520,000.00Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0851 112ReportReport on rejection of bids for Contract 19-707-21, Rebuild Gatehouses 1 & 2 and the Sludge Concentration Building at the O’Brien Water Reclamation Plant, estimated cost $155,000.00Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0852 113ReportReport on rejection of bids for Contract 15-266-4HR (Re-Bid), Odor Control Systems at Two TARP Shafts and Decommissioning of the Thornton Transitional Reservoir, Calumet Service Area, estimated cost range from $8,616,000.00 to $10,430,000.00Published and FiledPass Action details Video Video
19-0853 114ReportReport on rejection of bids for Contract 19-717-21, Furnish, Deliver, and Install an Upgraded Operator for TARP Gate I at the O’Brien Water Reclamation Plant, estimated cost $450,000.00Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0854 115ReportReport of bid opening of Tuesday, August 27, 2019Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0856 116ReportReport on rejection of bids for Contract 18-803-31, Gravity Concentration Tank Rehabilitation at the Calumet Water Reclamation Plant, estimated cost $1,650,000.00Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0802 117Agenda ItemAuthorization to enter into an agreement for Contract 19-RFP-12 Dental 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
19-0814 118Agenda ItemAuthorization to make payment to ASTM International for 2019/2020 subscription fees, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.00, Account 101-15000-612280ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0815 119Agenda ItemAuthorization to amend Board Order of August 8, 2019, regarding issue 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), Agenda Item No. 37, File No. 19-0707ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0820 120Agenda ItemAuthorization to amend Board Order of August 8, 2019, regarding Issue 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), Agenda Item No. 76, File No. 19-0788ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0807 121Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 19-485-11 Furnish and Deliver Avaya Desk Sets, estimated cost $26,595.00, Account 101-27000-623850, Requisition 1527131ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0817 122Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 19-366-11 for public tender of bids a 39-year lease on 19.67 acres of District real estate located between I-294 and LaGrange Road in Willow Springs, Illinois; Main Channel Parcel 31.01. The minimum initial annual rental bid shall be established at $514,000.00, subject to proration as set forth hereinApprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-0818 123Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 18-144-3M Mainstream TARP Pumps Rehabilitation, Stickney Water Reclamation Plant, estimated cost between $19,484,000.00 and $23,585,000.00, Account 401-50000-645700, Requisition 1526688ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0819 124Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 18-248-3P S2EBPR Pilot Study, Calumet Water Reclamation Plant, estimated cost between $1,470,000.00 and $1,780,000.00, Account 401-50000-645650, Requisition 1527152 (Deferred from the September 5, 2019 Board Meeting)Deferred  Action details Video Video
19-0826 125Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 19-847-11 Truck Hauling of Liquid Sludge from the Lemont Water Reclamation Plant, estimated cost $347,100.00, Account 101-68000-612520, Requisition 1522126ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0827 126Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 19-925-21, Rehabilitate One Electric Motor at the Stickney Water Reclamation Plant, estimated cost $420,000.00, Account 201-50000-645700, Requisition 1527123ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0831 127Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 20-653-11 Underground Infrastructure Cleaning at Various Locations, estimated cost $1,670,100.00, Account 101-66000-612600, Requisition 1525066ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0835 128Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 19-055-11 Furnish and Deliver Pipe Covering and Insulation to Various Locations for a One (1) Year Period, estimated cost $36,000.00, Account 101-20000-623170ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0846 129Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 20-045-11 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 $56,000.00, Account 101-20000-612360 (Deferred from the September 5, 2019 Board Meeting)Deferred  Action details Video Video
19-0801 130Agenda ItemIssue a purchase order and enter into an agreement for Contract 19-RFP-18, On-Site Training Services: Sexual Harassment and other Inappropriate Workplace Behaviors and the Value of Diversity for a Three-Year Period with HR Solutions and Services, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $296,700.00, Account 101-25000-601100, Requisition 1517973 (Deferred from the September 5, 2019 Board Meeting) (As Revised)Deferred  Action details Video Video
19-0803 131Agenda ItemIssue purchase order to DLT Solutions, LLC, to furnish and deliver AutoCAD Online CADLearning software annual renewal, in an amount not to exceed $16,065.00, Account 101-27000-612820, Requisition 1526874ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0816 132Agenda ItemIssue purchase order to Morrow Brothers Ford Inc., to Furnish and Deliver three 2020 Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles under the State of Illinois Joint Purchasing Contract No. PSD4018503, in an amount not to exceed $151,560.00, Account 101-15000-634860, Requisition 1527539.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0822 133Agenda ItemIssue purchase order and enter into an agreement with ESI Consultants, Ltd., for Contract 18-RFP-23 Professional Engineering Services to Conduct Preliminary Engineering for Contract 18-252-5F, Thorn Ditch Flood Mitigation Project in South Holland, Illinois, in an amount not to exceed $231,898.15. Account 501-50000-612440, Requisition 1506157ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0855 134Agenda ItemIssue a purchase order to Howden Roots LLC, to Furnish and Deliver a 1012 RAS-J Blower to the O’Brien Water Reclamation Plant, in an amount not to exceed $45,005.00, Account 101-67000-623270, Requisition 1525507ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0859 135Agenda ItemIssue purchase order for Contract 19-483-12 (Re-Bid), Furnish and Deliver One-Year Subscription License Renewal of Smartsheet Software to the MWRDGC, to Softchoice Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $13,950.00, Account 101-27000-612820, Requisition 1519031ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0862 136Agenda ItemIssue purchase order for Contract 19-601-12 (Re-Bid), Furnishing and Delivering Chain, Sprockets and Appurtenances to Various Service Areas, Groups A and B to Root Brothers. Mfg. & Supply Co., in an amount not to exceed $349,845.35, Accounts 101-67000, 69000-623270, Requisitions 1507847, 1514941ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0863 137Agenda ItemIssue purchase order for Contract 19-706-12 (Re-Bid), Furnish and Deliver a Heavy Equipment Trailer to the O’Brien Water Reclamation Plant, to Q.T. Rents, L.L.C. d/b/a Worldwide Equipment Sales, in an amount not to exceed $65,570.57, Account 101-67000-634860, Requisition 1515124ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0841 138Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 19-023-11, Furnish and Deliver Lab Chemicals to Various Locations for a One (1) Year Period, Group A to Thomas Scientific, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $134,525.42, and Group B to Pacific Star Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $9,747.34, Account 101-20000-623570ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0842 139Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 17-134-3MR (Re-Bid), Odor Control Facilities at Sludge Concentration, Southwest Coarse Screen, Overhead Weir, and Post-Centrifuge Building at the Stickney Water Reclamation Plant, to IHC Construction Companies, L.L.C., in an amount not to exceed $16,485,000.00, plus a five (5) percent allowance for change orders in an amount of $824,250.00 for a total amount not to exceed $17,309,250.00, Account 401-50000-645650, Requisition 1497121ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0844 140Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 19-049-11, Furnish and Deliver Miscellaneous Work Gloves to Various Locations for a One (1) Year Period, Groups A, B and C to Magid Glove and Safety Manufacturing Company, L.L.C., in an amount not to exceed $39,138.00, and Group D to R. S. Hughes Company, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $8,049.60, Account 101-20000-623700ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0845 141Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 19-056-11, Furnish and Deliver Hardware to Various Locations for a One (1) Year Period, Group B to Blue Jay Fasteners, Ltd. in an amount not to exceed $16,574.03, and Group C to Cicero Mfg. & Supply Co., Inc. in an amount not to exceed $15,460.91, Account 101-20000-623110.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0860 142Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 18-802-22 (Re-Bid), Furnish, Deliver and Install a Shaftless Screw Conveyor in an Aerated Grit Tank at the Calumet Water Reclamation Plant, to IHC Construction Companies, L.L.C., in an amount not to exceed $415,000.00, Account 201-50000-645650, Requisition 1481569 (As Revised)ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0806 143Agenda ItemAuthority to increase purchase order and amend the agreement with AT&T Corporation, for Contract 16-RFP-05 Point to Point Communications, in an amount of $126,577.00, from an amount of $312,289.78, to an amount not to exceed $438,866.78, Account 101-27000-612210, Purchase Order 3091667ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0808 144Agenda ItemAuthority to increase purchase order and amend the agreement with AT&T Corp., for Contract 16-RFP-06 Internet Services, in an amount of $5,670.00, from an amount of $252,311.86, to an amount not to exceed $257,981.86, Account 101-27000-612210, Purchase Order 3093695ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0821 145Agenda ItemAuthority to increase Contract 14-263-3F Melvina Ditch Reservoir Improvements to F.H. Paschen, S.N. Nielsen & Associates LLC in an amount of $250,200.51, from an amount of $14,608,811.48, to an amount not to exceed $14,859,011.99, Account 401-50000-645620, Purchase Order 4000052ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0828 146Agenda ItemAuthority to increase purchase order to Emerson Process Management Power and Water Solutions, Inc., to provide parts and services to upgrade the obsolete Ovation controllers, power supplies, network switches, Microsoft software, and Ovation DCS software at the Kirie, Egan, and Hanover Park Water Reclamation Plants, in an amount of $96,239.00, from an amount of $1,845,325.00, to an amount not to exceed $1,941,564.00, Account 401-50000-645690, Purchase Order 3100401ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0829 147Agenda ItemAuthority to increase Contract 17-847-11, Truck Hauling of Liquid Sludge from the Lemont Water Reclamation Plant, to Synagro Central, LLC, in an amount of $27,750.00, from an amount of $304,756.00, to an amount not to exceed $332,506.00, Account 101-68000-612520, Purchase Order 5001621ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0834 148Agenda ItemAuthority to increase purchase order to HP Inc. for the purchase of new and replacement computer hardware and replacement toner, in an amount of $63,000.00 from an amount of $419,000.00, to an amount not to exceed $482,000.00, Accounts 101-27000-623810 and 623520, Purchase Order 3102555ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-085 149Agenda ItemAuthority to transfer 2019 departmental appropriations in the amount of $173,000.00 in the Corporate FundApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0809 150Agenda ItemApproval of Procedural Rules Applicable to Administrative Proceedings under the Watershed Management Ordinance.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-0830 151Agenda ItemAuthority to issue specific leases to tenant farmers under the farm management program administrated by the District’s consultant, Heartland Bank and Trust Company, for land parcels of various acreages located at the Prairie Plan Operations in Fulton County, Illinois, for one year period, pursuant to 17-RFP-31, Farm Management Support Services. Consideration shall be a sum total for all leases of $25,660.80DeletedPass Action details Video Video
19-0810 152Agenda ItemAuthority to pay $10,000.00 as preliminary just compensation for the taking and immediate vesting of title in the District of the real estate commonly known as 14600 Kenneth Avenue, Midlothian, Illinois, in the eminent domain lawsuit entitled The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago v. Chicago Title Land Trust Company, et al., Case No. 19L0503041 in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, Account 501-50000-656010, Stormwater FundApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0813 153Agenda ItemAuthority to execute Amendment 10 to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers License DACW 35-3-95-2001, extending the District’s right to moor its boats along the south guidewall of the Chicago River Controlling Works, west of the Old Coast Guard Station, and to maintain a boathouse for an additional five years, beginning on January 1, 2020, and ending December 31, 2024. Consideration shall be a nominal fee of $10.00ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0823 154Agenda ItemAuthority to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Village of Hanover Park whereby the Village of Hanover Park will enforce the DuPage County Countywide Stormwater and Floodplain Ordinance for the entire Village of Hanover ParkApprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-0824 155Agenda ItemAuthority to enter into a joint funding agreement with the United States Department of the Interior - U.S. Geological Survey to supply and install flow monitoring and water quality instrumentation at various Elementary Schools in an amount not to exceed $69,236.00, Account 501-50000-612490, Requisition 1527548ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-0832 156Agenda ItemAuthority to negotiate an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Forest Preserve District of Cook County to collaborate on the restoration and maintenance of the McCook LeveeApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0833 157Agenda ItemAuthority to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with and make payment to the Village of Calumet Park for the construction, operation and maintenance of the Winchester Avenue Green Infrastructure Project in an amount not to exceed $360,000.00 (18-IGA-02), Account 501-50000-612400, Requisition 1525487(As Revised)ApprovedPass Action details Not available