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Meeting Name: Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/3/2019 10:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Board Room
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Agenda packet: Not available
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Attachments: 10-03-2019 Final Agenda Packet.pdf, Errata Corrections.pdf
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19-0988 11MotionMOTION to approve dates and time for the Regular Board Meetings of The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago to be held in the year 2020AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
19-0984 12Memorial ResolutionMEMORIAL RESOLUTION sponsored by the Board of Commissioners extending sympathy and condolences to the family of Dr. Cherie G. Steele-MitchellAdoptedPass Action details Not available
19-0990 13ResolutionRESOLUTION sponsored by the Board of Commissioners honoring National Hispanic Heritage MonthAdoptedPass Action details Video Video
R19-005 14Right of Way OrdinanceAdopt Ordinance R19-005 Establishing the Right-of-Way for the construction, operation, and maintenance of the 39th Street Conduit Rehabilitation Phase 2, SSA (Contract 01-103-AS) in parts of Sections 32 and 35, Township 39 North, Range 14, East of the Third Principal Meridian in Cook County, IllinoisAdoptedPass Action details Video Video
R19-006 15Right of Way OrdinanceAdopt Ordinance No. R19-006 Establishing the Right-of-Way for the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Flood Control Project on 1st Avenue from Roosevelt Road to Cermak Road in Proviso Township, Cook County, Illinois (Contract 14-111-5F) in parts of Section 23, Township 39 North, Range 12, East of the Third Principal Meridian in Cook County, IllinoisAdoptedPass Action details Video Video
19-0972 16ReportReport of bid opening of Tuesday, September 17, 2019Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0986 17ReportReport on rejection of bids for Contract 19-608-21, Furnish and Deliver HVAC Coils to Various Service Areas, estimated cost $122,000.00Published and FiledPass Action details Video Video
19-0987 18ReportReport on rejection of bids for Contract 19-656-11, Inspect and Maintain TARP Electrical Control Chambers and Tide Gate Monitoring Systems at Various Locations, estimated cost $500,000.00Published and FiledPass Action details Video Video
19-0897 19Agenda ItemAuthorization to exercise an option to extend an agreement for one year, for professional legal services, with Valentine Austriaco & Bueschel, P.C. to represent and counsel the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago in connection with bankruptcy and collection matters, Account 101-30000-612430, Purchase Order 3097549 (Deferred from the September 19, 2019 Board Meeting)ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0928 110Agenda ItemAuthorization for payment to Illinois Association of Wastewater Agencies (IAWA) for 2019/2020 membership dues in the amount of $14,120.00, Account 101-15000-612280ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0948 111Agenda ItemAuthorization to amend Board Order of April 18, 2019 regarding Report on Advertisement of Request for Proposal 19-RFP-17, Telemetry System for Water Quality Monitoring in the Chicago Area Waterway System with Data Management System Software, estimated cost $90,000.00, Account 101-16000-634970, Requisition 1516910, Agenda Item No. 12, File No. 19-0337 (As Revised)ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0950 112Agenda ItemAuthorization to exercise an option to extend an agreement for a one year period for Contract 17-RFP-27, Duplication of Legal Materials, Trial Records and Other Reprographic and Electronic Discovery Services for the District’s Law Department for a Two-year Period, with Inservio3, LLC, Accounts 101-30000-612090 and 401-50000-612090, Purchase Order 3097555ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0954 113Agenda ItemAuthorization to amend Board Order of September 19, 2019, regarding Authority to award Contract 17-842-3H, Modifications to TARP Control Structures and Drop Shafts, SSA and CSA, to IHC Construction Companies, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $2,997,000.00, plus a five (5) percent allowance for change orders in an amount of $149,850.00 for a total amount not to exceed $3,146,850.00, Account 401-50000-645600, Requisition 1518102, Agenda Item No. 36, File No. 19-0922 (As Revised)ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0966 114Agenda ItemAuthorization to forfeit Contract 18-051-11 Furnish and Deliver Miscellaneous Hand Tools to Various Locations for a One-Year Period, Group B, to Fairmont Supply Company, in an amount not to exceed $18,587.62, Account 101-20000-623070ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0967 115Agenda ItemAuthorization to forfeit Contract 19-006-11, Group C, to Fairmont Supply Company, Furnish and Deliver Janitorial Supplies to Various Locations for a One (1) Year Period, in an amount not to exceed $18,143.01, Account 101-20000-623660ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0992 116Agenda ItemAuthorization to accept initial annual rental bid for Contract 19-365-11 Proposal to Lease for ninety-nine (99) years, 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 from the Village of Crestwood in the amount of $820,626.00ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-0931 117Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 19-487-11, Provide Web Hosting and Support of Oracle Primavera Software for a Three-Year Period, estimated cost $85,000.00, Accounts 101-27000-612820, 612430 Requisition 1526697ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0937 118Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 20-605-11 Bagging Services for Composted Biosolids to the Stickney Water Reclamation Plant, estimated cost $45,000.00, Account 101-66000-612490, Requisition 1528163 (Deferred from the October 3, 2019 Board Meeting)Deferred  Action details Video Video
19-0964 119Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 20-022-11 Furnish and Deliver Diesel Fuel to Various Locations for a One (1) Year Period, estimated cost $351,500.00, Accounts 101-16000, 66000, 67000, 68000, 69000-623820, Requisitions 1527546, 1527547, 1527683, 1528183, 1528192, and 1528876ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0969 120Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 20-063-11, Furnish and Deliver V-Belts, Conveyor Belts, and Bearings to Various Locations for a One-Year Period, estimated cost $56,000.00, Account 101-20000-623270ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0975 121Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 20-021-11 Furnish and Deliver Unleaded Gasoline to Various Locations for a One (1) Year Period, estimated cost $306,000.00, Accounts 101-16000, 20000, 66000-623820 Requisitions 1528424, 1528425, 1528181 and 1528622ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0980 122Agenda ItemAuthority to Advertise Contract 19-RFP-39 Enhancements to the District's new website, estimated cost $300,000.00, Account 101-27000-612430, Requisition 1529902 (Deferred from the October 3, 2019 Board Meeting)Deferred  Action details Video Video
19-0993 123Agenda ItemAuthority to Advertise Contract 19-RFP-36 District Affirmative Action Ordinance Disparity Study, estimated cost $200,000.00, Account 101-15000-612430, Requisition 1530073DeletedPass Action details Video Video
19-0919 124Agenda ItemIssue purchase order and enter into an agreement with PerkinElmer Health Sciences, Inc., for a software upgrade on three laboratory instruments, in an amount not to exceed $18,340.00, Account 101-16000-623800, Requisition 1528010ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0930 125Agenda ItemIssue purchase order and enter into an agreement with Granicus, Inc., for Legistar Software Maintenance and Support for a thirty-month period, in an amount not to exceed $76,566.33, Account 101-27000-612820, Requisition 1529019.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0935 126Agenda ItemIssue purchase order to Willis of Illinois, Inc. to Furnish Cyber Insurance Coverage for the District in an amount not to exceed $45,863.00, Account 101-25000-612290, Requisition 1528584ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-0936 127Agenda ItemIssue purchase order to Mesirow Insurance Services, Inc. for Furnishing Fiduciary Liability Insurance for the Deferred Compensation Plan and Trust, in an amount not to exceed $9,134.00, and authorization for payment by direct voucher to Mesirow Insurance Services, Inc. for Furnishing Fiduciary Liability Insurance for the Retiree Health Care Trust (OPEB), in an amount not to exceed $6,691.00, Accounts 101-25000-612290 and P802-11000-798200 respectively, Requisition 1527541ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0949 128Agenda ItemIssue purchase orders and enter into agreements for Contract 19-RFP-17 Telemetry System for Water Quality Monitoring in the Chicago Area Waterway System with Data Management System Software, with OTT HydroMet Corp. for Group A in an amount not to exceed $56,273.60, Account 101-16000-634970, and with Aquatic Informatics USA Inc. for Group B in an amount not to exceed $38,075.00, Account 101-16000-612820, Requisition 1516910ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0952 129Agenda ItemIssue purchase order and enter into an agreement with Dr. Marcelo H. Garcia, PhD for professional engineering and expert witness services in connection with Hampton, et al. v. Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, Case No. 2011 CH 25822, and Jacklin, et al. v. Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, Case No. 2011 CH 25985, in an amount not to exceed $200,000.00, Account 101-30000-612430, Requisition 1529580Deleted  Action details Not available
19-0965 130Agenda ItemIssue purchase order to DBS Manufacturing, Inc., to Furnish and Deliver Final Tank Drive Parts to the O’Brien and Calumet Water Reclamation Plants, in an amount not to exceed $24,853.60, Accounts 101-67000, 68000-623270, Requisitions 1522665, 1528575ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0960 131Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 19-006-11 Furnish and Deliver Janitorial Supplies to Various Locations for a One (1) Year Period, Group C, to The Standard Companies, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $18,385.66, Account 101-20000-623660ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0963 132Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 19-036-11, Furnish and Deliver Salt and Calcium Chloride to Various Locations for a One-Year Period, to Russo Hardware, Inc., d.b.a. Russo Power Equipment, in a total amount not to exceed $35,530.94, Account 101-20000-623130ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0970 133Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 19-029-11, Furnish and Deliver Safety Equipment & Welding Apparel to Various Locations for a One (1) Year Period, Group A to U.S. Compliance Centers, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $56,126.29, Group B to One Way Safety, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $4,921.39, Group C to R.S. Hughes Company, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $4,296.16, Group D to Advanced Supply Company Incorporated, in an amount not to exceed $19,254.65, and Group E to J.P. Simons & Co., in an amount not to exceed $14,125.10. Accounts 101-20000-623680, 623270, 623700, 623780ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0974 134Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 19-032-11, Furnish and Deliver Coveralls, Rainwear and Boots to Various Locations for a One (1) Year Period, Groups A and B, to U.S. Compliance Centers, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $24,053.16, and Group C to Fisher Scientific Company, LLC., in an amount not to exceed $16,822.85, Account 101-20000-623700ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0977 135Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 19-009-11, Furnish & Deliver Cloths, Paper Towels & Toilet Tissue to Various Locations for a One-Year Period, Groups A and B to U.S. Compliance Centers, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $107,218.12, Group C to Warehouse Direct, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $19,474.94, and Group D to Wipeco, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $4,774.00, Account 101-20000-623660.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0932 136Agenda ItemAuthority to increase purchase order and amend the agreement with Dennis Noble & Associates, P.C., for Contract 18-RFP-06 Legal Services for Workers’ Compensation Defense, in an amount of $20,000.00, from an amount of $224,667.89, to an amount not to exceed $244,667.89, Account 101-25000-612430, Purchase Order 3099776 (Deferred from the October 3, 2019 Board Meeting)(Deferred from the October 17, 2019 Board Meeting)Deferred  Action details Video Video
19-0934 137Agenda ItemAuthority to increase purchase order and amend the agreement with RSM US LLP (formerly McGladrey LLP), for Contract 14-RFP-36, Professional Auditing Services, in an amount of $275,800.00, from an amount of $1,044,200.00, to an amount not to exceed $1,320,000.00, Accounts 101-40000-612430 and P802-11000-798200, Purchase Order 3086839ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-0938 138Agenda ItemAuthority to decrease purchase order and amend the agreement with ABB, Inc., to provide ABB ServiceGrid Coverage at the O’Brien and Stickney Water Reclamation Plants and the North Branch Pumping Station, in an amount of $18,207.75, from an amount of $395,906.00, to an amount not to exceed $377,698.25, Accounts 101-67000/69000-612650, Purchase Order 3092200ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0939 139Agenda ItemAuthority to increase Contract 17-936-12, Furnishing and Delivering Citric Acid, to H-O-H Water Technology, Inc., in an amount of $25,000.00, from an amount of $141,166.00, to an amount not to exceed $166,166.00, Account 101-69000-623560, Purchase Order 3095261ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0940 140Agenda ItemAuthority to increase Contract 17-987-12, Specialty Railroad Track Services in the Stickney Service Area, to Track Service, Inc., in an amount of $153,125.00, from an amount of $317,028.18, to an amount not to exceed $470,153.18, Account 101-69000-612670, Purchase Order 5001679ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0943 141Agenda ItemAuthority to increase purchase order and amend the agreement with Hey and Associates, Inc. , for professional engineering services for Contract 11-187-3F, Final Design for Addison Creek Channel Improvements in an amount of $657,301.30, from an amount of $2,870,108.64, to an amount not to exceed $3,527,409.94, Account 501-50000-612450, Purchase Order 3089851ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-0981 142Agenda ItemAuthority to increase purchase order to Zayo Group, LLC, for Contract 14-RFP-30 Co-Location Services, in an amount of $26,255.34, from an amount of $461,706.19, to an amount not to exceed $487,961.53, Account 101-27000-612210, Purchase Order 3086934ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0979 143Agenda ItemAuthority to transfer 2019 departmental appropriations in the amount of $238,100.00 in the Corporate FundApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0962 144Agenda ItemAuthority to appoint a hearing officer to conduct an administrative hearing concerning the Noncompliance Enforcement charge in the amount of $2,486.00 assessed for Cease and Desist Order Number 94571, issued on May 13, 2019 against Heligear Acquisition Co., d/b/a Northstar Aerospace Inc., 6006 West 73rd Street, Bedford Park, IllinoisApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0953 145ReportReport on the Semi-Annual Review of Closed Meeting (“Executive Session”) MinutesPublished and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0955 146ReportReport on the Approval of Closed Meeting (“Executive Session”) MinutesPublished and FiledPass Action details Not available
19-0951 147Agenda ItemAuthority to pay final just compensation in the amount of $27,000.00 to acquire fee simple title to real estate commonly known as 3809-3811 West Lake Street in Stone Park, Illinois in order to finalize the eminent domain lawsuit entitled The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago v. Chicago Title Land Trust Co., et al., Case No. 19L050053 in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, Account 501-50000-656010, Stormwater Management FundApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0956 148Agenda ItemAuthority to issue a 53-day permit to the Worth Lions Club for use of approximately one acre of District real estate located within Cal-Sag Channel Parcel 9.03, east of Harlem Avenue and south of 116th Street in Worth, Illinois and leased to the Village of Worth for its annual Christmas tree sale and fundraising event from November 9, 2019, through December 31, 2019. Consideration shall be a nominal fee of $10.00ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0978 149Agenda ItemAuthority to amend the permit agreement issued to United Parcel Service, Inc. on 20.5 acres of District real estate located at the Cal-Sag Channel and Ridgeland Avenue in Alsip, Illinois and known as the Ridgeland Avenue Drying Facilities; Cal-Sag Channel Parcel 10.04 (eastern portion) for storing and parking trucks and trailers, to add 4+/- acres to the permit premises for the remaining permit period of October 3, 2019 to January 31, 2020, and September 1, 2020 to January 31, 2021. Consideration shall be $144,000.00ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0982 150Agenda ItemAuthority to approve, execute, and make payment for temporary and permanent easements to Guerine & Company, Inc., an Illinois corporation, for the Addison Creek Channel Improvement Project (Contract 11-187-3F) located at 4700 W. Division Street in Melrose Park, Illinois. Consideration shall be a fee of $29,589.00, Account 501-50000-667340, Stormwater Management FundApprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-0985 151Agenda ItemConsent to sublease between ACBL Transportation Services, LLC and Consolidated Grain and Barge Co. on an approximate 12.98-acre portion of the ACBL leasehold located at 16100 Des Plaines River Road, Main Channel Parcel 22.08, in Lemont, Illinois. Consideration shall be a minimum annual fee of $5,000.00ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0959 152Agenda ItemAuthority to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with and make payment to the Village of Mount Prospect for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the Levee 37 Interior Drainage Improvement Project under Phase II of the Stormwater Management Program (18-IGA-25), in an amount not to exceed $1,348,000.00, Account 501-500000-612400, Requisition 1527520ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-0983 153Agenda ItemAuthority to execute real estate documents required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency related to the acquisition of flood-prone properties in the City of Des Plaines (15-IGA-18 and 16-IGA-11) ApprovedPass Action details Not available