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Meeting Name: Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/5/2020 10:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Remote Meeting
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Agenda packet: Not available
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
Attachments: 11-05-2020 Final Agenda Packet.pdf, Errata Corrections.pdf
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20-0968 11MotionMOTION to cancel the Annual Meeting of December 1, 2020 and reschedule to December 8, 2020.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
UC20-001 12User Charge OrdinanceRequest Authority to Amend the User Charge Ordinance of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (Deferred from the November 5, 2020 Board Meeting)Deferred  Action details Video Video
20-0920 13ResolutionRESOLUTION sponsored by the Board of Commissioners recognizing Tamar Cohen and Marja PirieAdoptedPass Action details Video Video
20-0934 14ResolutionRESOLUTION sponsored by the Board of Commissioners recognizing Carla H. BrownAdoptedPass Action details Video Video
20-0965 15ResolutionRESOLUTION sponsored by the Board of Commissioners celebrating Veteran’s Day and the Combined Veterans of BerwynAdoptedPass Action details Video Video
20-0966 16ResolutionRESOLUTION sponsored by the Board of Commissioners recognizing the 50th anniversary of Alliance for the Great Lakes AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
20-0953 17ReportReport on the investment interest income during August 2020Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
20-0954 18ReportReport on the investment interest income during September 2020Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
20-0955 19ReportReport on investments purchased during August 2020Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
20-0956 110ReportReport on investments purchased during September 2020Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
20-0957 111ReportReport on investment inventory statistics at September 30, 2020Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
20-0891 112ReportReport of bid opening of Tuesday, October 13, 2020Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
20-0905 113ReportReport of bid opening of Tuesday, October 20, 2020Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
20-0949 114ReportReport of bid opening of Tuesday, October 27, 2020Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
20-0967 115ReportProcurement and Materials Management Department - 2019 Annual ReportPublished and FiledPass Action details Not available
20-0904 116Agenda ItemAuthorization to amend Board Order of September 17, 2020, regarding Authority to Advertise Contract 21-100-11, Collection, Shipment, and Analysis of Water Samples from the Thornton Composite Reservoir and Monitoring Wells; Analysis of Monitoring Well Samples from the McCook Reservoir Site, estimated cost $189,560.00, Account 101-16000-612490, Requisition 1543793, Agenda Item No. 10, File No. 20-0730ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0907 117Agenda ItemAuthorization to amend Board Order of July 16, 2020, regarding Issue a purchase order and enter into an agreement for Request for Proposal 19-RFP-32 Professional Services for Stormwater Master Plan for Dixmoor, Dolton, Harvey, Phoenix, Posen, and Riverdale Study Area Contract 18-849-AF, with Donahue & Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $250,000.00, Account 501-50000-612440, Requisition 1528594, Agenda Item No. 30, File No. 20-0546ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
20-0925 118Agenda ItemAuthorization to extend the agreement with Ace Coffee Bar, Inc. for Contract 14-RFP-01 (Re-Bid) to Provide Vending Machines at Various Locations for an additional Three (3) Month PeriodApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0889 119Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 21-606-11, Grazing Control of Vegetation, estimated cost $95,000.00, Accounts 101/501-50000/67000/68000-612330/612420, Requisitions 1549430, 1549480, and 1549481ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
20-0894 120Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 21-699-11, Services of Heavy Equipment with Operators, estimated cost $2,677,500.00, Accounts 101-68000/69000-612520, Requisitions 1546515, 1546508ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0900 121Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 21-693-11, Use of a Sanitary Landfill, estimated cost $79,000.00, Accounts 101-68000/69000-612520, Requisitions 1546510 and 1546516ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
20-0906 122Agenda ItemAuthority to advertise Contract 21-629-11, Rack and Pinion Manlift Inspection and Repair, estimated cost $603,670.00, Accounts 101-68000/69000-612600/612680, Requisitions 1543130 and 1543133ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0913 123Agenda ItemAuthority to Advertise Contract 20-RFP-21 Legal Services for Workers’ Compensation Defense for a three year period, estimated cost $500,000.00, Account 101-25000-612430, Requisition 1545193 (Deferred from the November 5, 2020 Board Meeting)Deferred  Action details Video Video
20-0918 124Agenda ItemAuthority to Advertise Contract 20-RFP-09 eLearning Supervisory Skills Training, estimated cost $90,000.00, Account 101-25000-601100, Requisition 1547246ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0896 125Agenda ItemIssue purchase order for Contract 20-810-11, Furnish and Deliver One Four-Inch Hydraulic Submersible Pump and Power Pack to the Calumet Water Reclamation Plant to Chicago United Industries, Ltd., in an amount not to exceed $76,980.00, Account 101-68000-634650, Requisition 1537448ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0897 126Agenda ItemIssue purchase order for Contract 20-935-11, Furnishing and Delivering Sodium Hydroxide to Rowell Chemical Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $815,830.00, Account 101-69000-623560, Requisition 1540223ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0898 127Agenda ItemIssue purchase order to Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, to provide Hewlett Packard Maintenance for HPE SAN, in an amount not to exceed $135,598.58, Account 101-27000-612810, Requisition 1548921.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0899 128Agenda ItemIssue purchase order to Thermo LabSystems, Inc. for Renewal Licenses and Software Upgrades for the Laboratory Information Management System, in an amount not to exceed $122,693.21, Account 101-27000-612820, Requisition 1549943ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0901 129Agenda ItemIssue purchase orders to Staples Contract and Commercial, Inc., to Furnish and Deliver Miscellaneous Non-Stock Office Supplies to various locations under the Sourcewell, formerly National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA), Purchasing Co-operative Contract Number 012320-SCC, in an amount not to exceed $73,500.00, Accounts 101, 501-11000, 15000, 16000, 20000, 25000, 27000, 30000, 40000, 50000, 66000, 67000, 68000, 69000-623520, Requisitions 1462110, 1548110, 1548117, 1548264, 1548515, 1548517, 1548523, 1548922, 1549347, 1549613, 1550399, 1550415 and 1550537ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0903 130Agenda ItemIssue purchase order and enter into an agreement with Aquatic Informatics USA Inc. to provide AQUARIUS Cloud Service, in an amount not to exceed $79,204.31, Account 101-16000-612820, Requisition 1550085ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0911 131Agenda ItemIssue purchase order to CDW Government LLC, for License Renewal of Autodesk AutoCAD Software, in an amount not to exceed $116,752.36, Account 101-27000-612820, Requisition 1548248ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0912 132Agenda ItemIssue purchase order to CDW Government LLC, to Furnish and Deliver HPE MSA and Servers, in an amount not to exceed $47,803.36, Account 101-27000-634810,623800, Requisition 1549477ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0914 133Agenda ItemIssue purchase order to CDW Government LLC for licensing and maintenance of the SolarWinds ITSM system for a one-year period, in an amount not to exceed $35,960.00, Account 101-27000-612820, Requisition 1551320ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0927 134Agenda ItemIssue purchase order to Willis Towers Watson Midwest, Inc. for Furnishing Property Insurance Coverage for District properties in an amount not to exceed $2,096,250.00, Account 101-25000-612290, Requisition 1551723ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
20-0937 135Agenda ItemIssue purchase order for Contract 20-640-11, Furnishing and Delivering Sodium Bisulfite, Groups A and B to PVS Technologies, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,113,101.00, Accounts 101-67000, 68000-623560, Requisitions 1528463, 1528872, 1532426 and 1533914 (As Revised)ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0969 136Agenda ItemIssue purchase orders and enter into agreements with AT&T Corp. in an amount not to exceed $1,615,071.24, Accounts 101-27000-612210, Requisitions 1552158, 1552159 (As Revised)ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0887 137Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 20-987-11, Specialty Railroad Track Maintenance in the Stickney Service Area, to Track Service, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $852,931.00, Account 101-69000-612670, Requisition 1537445ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0888 138Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 20-612-12 (Re-Bid), Street Sweepers at Various Locations, to Advance Sweeping Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $166,924.80, Account 101-66000-612420, Requisition 1518851 (Deferred from the November 5, 2020 Board Meeting)Deferred  Action details Video Video
20-0892 139Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 20-671-11, Services to Perform a Certified Rebuild of One Wheel Loader, to Altorfer Industries, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $428,724.36, Account 101-66000-612760, Requisition 1544182 (Deferred from the November 5, 2020 Board Meeting)Deferred  Action details Video Video
20-0938 140Agenda ItemAuthority to award Contract 20-055-11 Furnish and Deliver Pipe Covering and Insulation to Various Locations for a One-Year Period to Bay Insulation of Illinois, Inc., in a total amount not to exceed $33,399.49, Account 101-20000-623170ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0886 141Agenda ItemAuthority to increase agreement with Suez Treatment Solutions, Inc., to furnish and deliver parts for the Climber Coarse Screens to various locations for a three-year period, in an amount of $65,000.00, from an amount of $84,900.00 to an amount not to exceed $149,900.00, Accounts 101-66000/67000/68000/69000-623270, OA 7001660ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0890 142Agenda ItemAuthority to decrease purchase order and amend the agreement with Deloitte Consulting, LLP for Contract 19-RFP-03 Benefits Consulting Services in an amount of $15,000.00, from an amount of $180,310.00, to an amount not to exceed $165,310.00, Account 101-25000-612430, Purchase Order 3105822ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0893 143Agenda ItemAuthority to increase purchase order for Contract 17-633-11, Furnish and Deliver Polymer, to Polydyne Inc., in an amount of $750,000.00, from an amount of $17,989,364.55, to an amount not to exceed $18,739,364.55, Accounts 101-67000/68000/69000-623560, Purchase Order 3096188ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0895 144Agenda ItemAuthority to increase purchase order and amend the agreement with Chard, Snyder & Associates, LLC (formerly, Chard Snyder & Associates, Inc.) for Contract 17-RFP-16 Flexible Spending Account Administrator in an amount of $9,968.00, from an amount of $202,161.00, to an amount not to exceed $212,129.00, 101-25000-612430, Purchase Order 3095204ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0902 145Agenda ItemAuthority to increase Contract 17-613-11, Scavenger Services at Various Service Areas, Group B, to Independent Recycling Services, Inc., in an amount of $121,686.00, from an amount of $700,072.00, to an amount not to exceed $821,758.00, Account 101-68000-612520, Purchase Order 5001593ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0909 146Agenda ItemAuthority to increase Contract 17-613-11, Scavenger Services at Various Service Areas, Group A, to Chicago Disposal, Inc., in an amount of $283,000.00, from an amount of $2,090,664.50, to an amount not to exceed $2,373,664.50, Account 101-69000-612520, Purchase Order 5001592ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0915 147Agenda ItemAuthority to increase purchase order for Contract 19-673-11, Heavy Equipment Repairs at Various Locations, to West Side Tractor Sales Co., d/b/a West Side Specialized Services Co., in an amount of $20,000.00, from an amount of $433,725.59, to an amount not to exceed $453,725.59, Accounts 101-66000/68000-612760, Purchase Order 5001698ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0916 148Agenda ItemAuthority to decrease purchase order for Contract 19-934-11, Furnishing and Delivering Magnesium Chloride, to Envirotech Services, Inc., in an amount of $415,250.00, from an amount of $1,645,304.30, to an amount not to exceed $1,230,054.30, Account 101-69000-623560, Purchase Order 3105556ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0917 149Agenda ItemAuthority to decrease purchase order for Contract 20-632-11, Furnishing and Delivering Sodium Hypochlorite, to Alexander Chemical Corporation, in an amount of $35,100.00, from an amount of $4,206,963.00, to an amount not to exceed $4,171,863.00, Accounts 101-67000/68000/69000-623560, Purchase Order 3109171ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0922 150Agenda ItemAuthority to increase purchase order and extend agreement for a three (3) month period, for Contract 14-RFP-22 Remote Storage of District Records, with R4 Services LLC, in an amount not to exceed $9,920.00, from an amount of $198,673.82, to an amount not to exceed $208,310.10, Account 101-15000-612490, Purchase Order 3083751ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0923 151Agenda ItemAuthority to increase purchase orders and exercise an option to extend the agreements for one year, for Contract 20-RFP-01 State Legislative Consulting Services, with Blaida and Associates LLC, in an amount not to exceed $21,000.00, Nekritz Amdor Consulting LLC, in an amount not to exceed $21,000.00, Law Offices of Paul L. Williams & Associates, in an amount not to exceed $21,000.00, and Miguel A. Santiago Consulting, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $21,000.00, Account 101-15000-612430, Purchase Orders 3109629, 3109355, 3109244, and 3109289 respectivelyApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0924 152Agenda ItemAuthority to increase purchase order and exercise an option to extend agreement for a one-year period, for Contract 19-RFP-01 Perform Federal Legislative Consulting Services, with O’Connell & Dempsey, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $150,000.00, from an amount of $299,736.00, to an amount not to exceed $449,736.00, Account 101-15000-612430, Purchase Order 3103348ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0928 153Agenda ItemAuthority to increase Contract 19-646-51, Small Streams Maintenance in Cook County, Illinois, Group A, to J & L Contractors, Inc., in an amount of $300,000.00, from an amount of $3,014,047.04, to an amount not to exceed $3,314,047.04, Account 501-50000-612620, Purchase Order 5001701ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0929 154Agenda ItemAuthority to increase Contract 19-646-51, Small Streams Maintenance in Cook County, Illinois, Group B, to Thornton Equipment Services, Incorporated, in an amount of $150,000.00, from an amount of $1,972,531.51, to an amount not to exceed $2,122,531.51, Account 501-50000-612620, Purchase Order 5001702ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0936 155ReportReport on Budgetary Revenues and Expenditures for the third quarter of 2020, ended September 30, 2020 (As Revised)Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
20-0946 156ReportReport on change orders authorized and approved by the Director of Engineering during the month of September 2020 (As Revised)Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
20-0958 157ReportReport on Public Notification of Significant Industrial Users Significantly Violating Pretreatment Standards or Other RequirementsApprovedPass Action details Video Video
20-0962 158ReportReport on the Settlement of Workers’ Compensation Claims and Miscellaneous Claims under $10,000.00Published and FiledPass Action details Not available
20-0942 159Agenda ItemAuthority to extend until June 30, 2021, the terms of the collective bargaining agreement between the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago and the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local Union No. 399ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0943 160Agenda ItemAuthority to extend until June 30, 2021, the terms of the collective bargaining agreement between the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago and SEIU Local 1, Firemen and Oilers DivisionApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0880 161Agenda ItemAuthority to grant a 50-year non-exclusive easement to Peoples Gas Light and Coke Company for continued operation and maintenance of a natural gas pipeline and to remediate District property located west of Pulaski Road and North of the Main Channel in Chicago, Illinois known as Main Channel Parcels 40.07, 40.04 and 40.02 and to settle The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago v. Peoples Gas Light and Coke Company, Case No. 18 CH 12041, currently pending in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois (As Revised)(Deferred from the October 15, 2020 Board Meeting)ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0921 162Agenda ItemAuthority to pay final just compensation in the amount of $3,500.00 to acquire the property commonly known as 1127 South 30th Avenue in Bellwood, Illinois, in the eminent domain lawsuit entitled The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago v. Copperfields, Inc., et al., Case 20L050272 in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, Account 501-50000-656010 (As Revised)ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0940 163Agenda ItemAuthority to pay final just compensation in the amount of $75,333.00 to acquire permanent and temporary easements on the real estate commonly known as a 9999 West Roosevelt Road and 10001 Derby Lane in Westchester, Illinois, to settle the eminent domain lawsuit entitled The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago v. Midwest Bank and Trust Company, et al., Case No. 20L050330 in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, Account 501-50000-667340, Stormwater Management FundApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0941 164Agenda ItemAuthority to pay eligible relocation costs to move the mobile home known as 1520 North 46th Avenue in Melrose Park, Illinois for the construction of the Addison Creek Channel Improvement Project (Contract 11-187-3F) in an amount not to exceed $25,105.00, Account 501-50000-656010, Stormwater Management FundApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0945 165Agenda ItemAuthority to pay final just compensation in the amount of $30,270.00 to acquire permanent and temporary easements on the real estate commonly known as 3801 West Lake Street in Stone Park, Illinois, to settle the eminent domain lawsuit entitled The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago v. RN 3801, LLC, et al., Case No. 19L050685 in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, Account 501-50000-667340, Stormwater Management FundApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0950 166Agenda ItemAuthority to pay final just compensation in the amount of $3,589.30 to acquire permanent and temporary easements on the real estate commonly known as 1133 Eastern Avenue in Bellwood, Illinois, through summary judgment in the eminent domain lawsuit entitled The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago v. Chicago Title Land Trust Company as Successor Trustee, et al., Case No. 20L050175 in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, Account 501-50000-667340, Stormwater Management FundApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0961 167Agenda ItemAuthority to pay preliminary just compensation in the amount of $341,287.00 to acquire a permanent easement and a temporary construction easement on the property identified as 3000 St. Charles Road in Bellwood, Illinois, in the pending eminent domain lawsuit entitled The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago v. 3000 St. Charles Road, LLC, et al., Case No. 20L050013 in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, Account 501-50000-667340, Stormwater Management Fund (As Revised)ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0963 168Agenda ItemAuthority to issue a six (6) month permit to Builders Asphalt LLC to use North Shore Channel Parcel 6.20 in Skokie, Illinois as a construction staging area. Consideration shall be a permit fee of $37,230.76ApprovedPass Action details Not available
20-0854 169Agenda ItemAuthority to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with and make payment to the Village of Niles for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the Greenwood Stormwater Park (18-IGA-31), in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000.00, Account 501-50000-612400, Requisition 1548923 (Deferred from the October 15, 2020 Board Meeting)ApprovedPass Action details Video Video