Report of The Committee on Finance

 

 

October 17, 2000

 

The Honorable,

The Board of Commissioners of Cook County

 

 

ATTENDANCE

 

Present:          Chairman Daley, Vice Chairman Carr, Commissioners Collins, Goslin, Hansen, Lechowicz, Maldonado, Moreno, Moran, Quigley, Schumann, Silvestri, Sims, Steele, Sutker and President Stroger  (16)      

 

Absent:            Commissioner Butler  (1)                  

 

Ladies and Gentlemen:

 

Your Committee on Finance, having had under consideration the matters hereinafter mentioned, respectfully reports and recommends as follows:

 

Section 1

 

Your Committee has considered the bids submitted on the items hereinafter described in accordance with the specifications on file in the Office of the County Purchasing Agent.

 

Communications from the County Purchasing Agent submitting recommendations on the award of contracts or quotations for said items, be and upon the adoption of this Report, are awarded as follows.

 

The deposit checks are ordered returned to the unsuccessful bidders at once and to the successful bidders upon the signing of the contract or quotation.

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-84-417

 

Digital Photocopier for the Department of Ambulatory and Community Health Network, Bureau of Health Services, to:

 

Minolta Business Solutions                                                                             $13,727.00

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-54-964 REBID

 

Floor and Wall Covering for the Department of Facilities Management, to:

 

S & M Carpets, Inc.                                                                                         $82,801.54

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-75-974

 

Reagents and Supplies for a vendor provided hematology analyzer for the Department of Fantus Health Center at Cook County Hospital, to:

 

Beckman Coulter, Inc.                                                                                    $100,350.00

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-53-1006 REBID

 

Shuttle Bus Service between Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Garage and Cook County Hospital for the Department of Professional Affairs at Cook County Hospital, to:

 

KAJ Transportation                                                                                         $499,999.68

 

Commissioner Silvestri voted Present on the above item.

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-53-1020

 

Window Washing and Screen Cleaning for Oak Forest Hospital of Cook County, to:

 

American National Skyline Industries, Inc.                                                      $34,762.28

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-84-1029

 

Photocopier for the Fantus Health Center, Department of Ambulatory and Community Health Network, Bureau of Health Services, to;

 

Ambassador Business Solutions, Inc.                                                           $10,702.45

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-54-1047 REBID

 

Carpet Runner Services for the Department of Environmental Services at Cook County Hospital, to:

 

Steiner Corporation d/b/a American Linen                                                     $84,942.00

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-72-1075

 

Medical Grade Gases for Provident Hospital of Cook County, to:

 

Praxair/Gas Technologies                                                                              $197,831.99

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-54-1085

 

Male and Female Prisoners Uniforms for the Department of Corrections, to:

 

Robinson Textiles, Inc.                                                                                   $145,322.00

 

Commissioner Hansen voted No on the above item.

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-54-809

 

Bell and Gossett variable speed feed water pump and controller for the Department of Facilities Management, to: 

 

Johnson Pipe & Supply Company                                                                  $41,598.92

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-53-839

 

Janitorial Services for the Department of Ambulatory and Community Health Network, Bureau of Health Services, to:

 

Travel Cleaning Service                                                                                  $224,496.00

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-88-963

 

Computer Hardware and Software for the Office of the Public Guardian, to:

 

ComTech Electronics, Inc.                                                                             $187,142.40

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-72-1035

 

Microbiology Consumable Laboratory Supplies for Cook County Hospital, to:

 

Chicago Medical Equipment & Supply Company       Section I                      $  47,361.08

Dik Drug Company, Inc.                                             Section II & III                 220,954.69

                                                                                                                        $268,315.77

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-51-1087

 

Steamfitter Pipes and valves supplies for the Department of Buildings and Grounds at Cook County Hospital, to: 

 

Johnson Pipe and Supply Company                                                              $22,374.91

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-58-1105

 

Linens (Bath Towels, Bed Sheets and Pillowcases) for the Department of Corrections, to:

 

Tabb Textiles Company, Inc.                                                                          $216,520.00

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-54-479 REBID

 

Telephone Supplies and Equipment for the Department of Central Services, to:

 

Glenbard and Associates, Inc.                                                                        $449,315.34

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-54-1102

 

Breads, Rolls and Pastries for Oak Forest Hospital of Cook County, to:

 

Alpha Baking Company                                                                                  $98,749.22

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  01-84-04

 

Printing, Processing and Mailing of 2001 Senior Citizen’s Assessment Freeze Applications for the Assessor of Cook County, to:

 

Larco International                                                                                          $21,625.00

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  01-84-06

 

Printing, Processing and Mailing of 2001 Senior Citizen’s Exemption Renewal Forms for the Assessor of Cook County, to:

 

Larco International                                                                                          $26,852.00

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-58-1021

 

Linen (Sheets, Pillowcases and Bath towels) and Patient Gowns for Oak Forest Hospital of Cook County, to:

 

Tabb Textiles Company, Inc.                                                                          $268,091.44

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-84-1180

 

Printing and Certified Mailing of Delinquent Real Estate and Special Assessment Delinquency Notices for the Office of the Cook County Treasurer, to:

 

Wallace, Inc.                                                                                                   $61,439.50

 

Commissioner Hansen voted No on the above item.

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-15-147H REBID

 

Paper Grocery Bags for the Bureau of Health Services, to:

 

Inter-City Supply Company, Inc.                                                                     $71,292.11

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-15-167H

 

Monitoring Kits, Electrodes and Critical Care Supplies for the Bureau of Health Services, to:

 

Bergen Brunswig Medical Corporation                                               $     506,169.50

The Burrows Company                                                                             197,382.19

Dik Drug Company, Inc.                                                                              32,674.13

DMS Pharmaceutical Group, Inc.                                                                  1,924.00

Globe Medical Surgical Supply Company                                                   47,590.08

Howard Medical Company                                                                           58,690.00

KR Medical Surgical Supply Company, Inc.                                              143,151.00

Ravenswood Medical Resources, Inc.                                                        51,224.00

                                                                        Partial Award             $  1,038,804.90

 

Commissioner Hansen voted No on the above item.

 

 

Section 2

 

Your Committee has considered the following items and concurs with the recommendation to cancel and rebid the following contracts.

 

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-53-388             Access Control System for Oak Forest Hospital of Cook County

 

CONTRACT NO.  00-54-840             Security Services for the Department of

                                                            Ambulatory and Community Health Network,

                                                            Bureau of Health Services

 

Commissioner Hansen voted No on Contract Nos.  00-53-388 and

00-54-840.

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

Committee of Finance

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John P. Daley, Chairman

 

 

Attest:

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Sandra K. Williams, Secretary