Report of the Committee on Finance

 

October 5, 2004

 

The Honorable,

The Board of Commissioners of Cook County

 

Attendance

 

Present:

Chairman Daley, Vice Chairman Steele, Commissioners Butler, Claypool, Collins, Gorman, Goslin, Hansen, Maldonado, Moreno, Murphy, Peraica, Quigley, Silvestri, Sims, Suffredin and President Stroger (17)

 

Absent:

None (0)

 

 

Ladies and Gentlemen:

 

 

Section 1

 

    Your Committee has considered the following court orders submitted by attorneys for payment of fees earned by said attorneys for defending indigent defendants.

 

    Your Committee, therefore, recommends that the County Comptroller and County Treasurer be, and by the adoption of this report, are authorized and directed to issue checks to said attorneys in the amounts recommended.

 

Appellate Cases

 

267501

STEPHEN JAFFE, Attorney, presented by the Clerk of the Appellate Court, Steven M. Ravid, submitting an Order of Court to pay the sum of $472.50 attorney fees regarding People of the State of Illinois v. Keith H.  Trial Court Nos. 00-JA-848, 00-JA-849, 00-JA-850, 00-JA-851 and 00-JA-852.  Appellate Court No. 1-03-2692.

 

267512

THOMAS J. ESLER, Attorney, presented by the Clerk of the Appellate Court, Steven M. Ravid, submitting an Order of Court to pay the sum of $1,950.00 attorney fees regarding People of the State of Illinois v. Davin H.  Trial Court No. 00-JA-01351.  Appellate Court No. 1-03-3771.

 

267517

MARV RAIDBARD, Attorney, presented by the Clerk of the Appellate Court, Steven M. Ravid, submitting an Order of Court to pay the sum of $1,500.00 attorney fees regarding People of the State of Illinois v. C. Robinson.  Trial Court Nos. 99-JA-1846, 99-JA-1847 and 99-JA-1848.  Appellate Court No. 1-03-1353.

 

 

Appellate Cases Approved Fiscal Year 2004 To Present:

$148,232.52

 

Appellate Cases To Be Approved:

$3,922.50

 

 

Non-Capital Cases

 

267503

KEVIN PETERS, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $2,450.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Robert Young.  Indictment No. 03-CR-2647902 (Non-Capital Case).

 


 

267518

KARLA FIAONI, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $420.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Gloria Perkins.  Indictment No. 04-CR-8382 (Non-Capital Case).

 

 

Commissioner Moreno voted Present on the above item.

 

267537

KAREN M. MONDRY, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $650.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Kedron Lee.  Indictment No. 99-CR-15610 (Non-Capital Case).

 

267539

JOHN C. BENSON, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,500.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, David Onesto.  Indictment No. 03-MC-53858 (Non-Capital Case).

 

267543

GIOVANNINI & OLSHANSKY, Attorneys, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $5,750.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Lamar Thomas.  Indictment No. 98-CR-80008 (Non-Capital Case).

 

267546

JOANN R. DINNEEN, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $317.50 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Jonathan Ramedios.  Indictment No. 04-CR-05990-04 (Non-Capital Case).

 

 

Non-Capital Cases Approved Fiscal Year 2004 To Present:

$493,562.16

 

Non-Capital Cases To Be Approved:

$11,087.50

 

 

Juvenile Cases

 

267497

PAUL E. PAPROCKI, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $4,245.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Robert Williams, Father, re:  Y. Williams, a minor.  Indictment No. 98-JA-3540 (Juvenile Case).

 

267498

RAYMOND A. MORRISSEY, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $2,195.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Tarsha Phillips, Mother, re:  the Phillips and Smith children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 03-JA-943, 03-JA-944 and 04-JD-86 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267499

DEAN C. MORASK, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,875.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Mauro Galvan Rios, Father, re:  the Galvan children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 96-JA-3240, 96-JA-3241 and 96-JA-3248 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267500

WILLIAM J. MCLAUGHLIN, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,942.50 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Bobbie Johnson, Adoptive Mother, re:  the Beck and Stewart children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 03-JA-00587, 03-JA-00588 and 03-JA-00596 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267502

ELLEN SIDNEY WEISZ, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $249.42 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Darlene Eiland, Mother, re:  S. Eiland, a minor.  Indictment No. 03-JD-06201 (Juvenile Case).

 

267504

JAMES S. WILLIAMS, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,094.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, T. Trandel, a minor.  Indictment No. 03-JA-197 (Juvenile Case).

 


 

267505

KATHLEEN LEY-BRUINSMA, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,085.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Clarence Todd, Father, re:  L. Jenkins, a minor.  Indictment No. 02-JA-1754 (Juvenile Case).

 

267506

DEAN C. MORASK, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $2,074.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Andrea Jeffries, Mother, re:  R. Jeffries, a minor.  Indictment No. 02-JA-1320 (Juvenile Case).

 

267507

DEAN C. MORASK, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $2,098.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Gary Dixon, Father, re:  the Bruce and Dixon children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 03-JA-329, 03-JA-330, 03-JA-331 and 03-JA-332 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267508

GERALD F. MURRAY, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $3,690.99 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, R. Petska, a minor.  Indictment No. 03-CoAD-1755 (Juvenile Case).

 

267509

DEAN C. MORASK, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,875.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, John Randle, Father, re:  A. Carr, a minor.  Indictment No. 00-JA-1797 (Juvenile Case).

 

267510

THOMAS J. ESLER, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $902.00 attorney fees for the defense of indigent defendants, Lydia Antia and Louis Windom, Sr., Parents, re:  L. Windom, a minor.  Indictment No. 99-JA-01564 (Juvenile Case).

 

267511

KIMBERLY J. ANDERSON, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,447.80 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Freddie Mae Dotson, Mother, re:  J. Dotson, a minor.  Indictment No. 03-CoAD-604 (Juvenile Case).

 

267519

MARK H. KUSATZKY, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $742.84 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Dino Montgomery, Father, re:  D. Montgomery, a minor.  Indictment No. 01-JA-1962 (Juvenile Case).

 

267520

CRYSTAL B. ASHLEY, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $465.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Jamie McCarter, Father, re:  I. McCarter, a minor.  Indictment No. 01-JA-1946 (Juvenile Case).

 

267527

HELLER PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES, PC, a/k/a Interaction Dynamics, presented by Donna L. Ryder, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $825.00 expert witness fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, ArDell Jeras, Mother, re:  the Jeras children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 96-JA-3829, 97-JA-3647 and 01-JA-1200 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267528

CHARLES J. ARON, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $332.50 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Anthony Perteet, Father, re:  K. Brown, a minor.  Indictment No. 03-JA-1566 (Juvenile Case).

 

267529

CHARLES J. ARON, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $125.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Robin Robinson, Mother, re:  J. Robinson, a minor.  Indictment No. 02-JA-0449 (Juvenile Case).

 


 

267530

CHARLES J. ARON, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $2,683.50 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Marie Drew, Mother, re:  D. Walton, a minor.  Indictment No. 99-JA-1165 (Juvenile Case).

 

267531

CHARLES J. ARON, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $785.35 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, K. C. Pernell, Father, re:  S. Pernell, a minor.  Indictment No. 04-JA-0054 (Juvenile Case).

 

267536

PAUL D. KATZ, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,401.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Laura Vazquez, Mother, re:  J. Vazquez, a minor.  Indictment No. 02-JA-01152 (Juvenile Case).

 

267538

JAMES K. KOGUT, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $837.50 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, S. Wilkerson, a minor.  Indictment No. 95-JA-5104 (Juvenile Case).

 

267540

DEAN C. MORASK, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,367.50 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Eloise Clark, Legal Guardian, re:  the Clark children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 95-JA-5803 and 95-JA-5807 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267541

RICHARD S. GUTOF, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $619.50 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Ella Nesbitt, Mother, re:  the Jackson and Nesbitt children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 02-JA-844 and 02-JA-846 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267542

PATRICK K. SCHLEE, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,335.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Laura Hogue, Mother, re:  A. Hogue, a minor.  Indictment No. 02-JA-00231 (Juvenile Case).

 

267544

GILBERT C. SCHUMM, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $960.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Gregory Patton, Father, re:  T. Johnson, a minor.  Indictment No. 00-JA-01768 (Juvenile Case).

 

267545

MAUREEN T. MURPHY, Attorney and Guardian ad Litem, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,631.92 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, S. Ware, a minor.  Indictment No. 03-JA-01495 (Juvenile Case).

 

267547

JAMES S. WILLIAMS, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,074.42 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Kimberly Jordan, Mother, re:  the Beamon and Vera children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 02-JA-568 and 02-JA-569 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267548

BENEDIA CERTIFIED COURT REPORTER SERVICE, presented by William A. London, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $465.50 transcript service fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Ana Almanza, Mother, re:  the Almanza children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 00-JA-2777 and 00-JA-2778 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267549

WILLIAM A. LONDON, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,865.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Alejandro Sauseda, Father, re:  P. Sauseda-Scott, a minor.  Indictment No. 00-JA-607 (Juvenile Case).

 

267550

WILLIAM A. LONDON, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,634.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Kenneth Gladney, Father, re:  K. Gladney, a minor.  Indictment No. 92-JA-21441 (Juvenile Case).

 

267551

WILLIAM A. LONDON, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $865.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Hedy Delaney, Mother, re:  the Carter and Smith children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 94-JA-8288, 94-JA-8289, 94-JA-8290 and 98-JA-335 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267552

WILLIAM A. LONDON, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $390.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Hector Rivera, Sr., Father, re:  the Rivera children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 94-JA-7680, 94-JA-7681, 94-JA-7682 and 94-JA-7683 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267558

ILDIKO J. BODONI, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $2,382.15 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Elesia Stark, Mother, re:  the Cheek, Cobb, Fleming and Stark children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 97-JA-3451, 97-JA-3452, 97-JA-3453, 99-JA-011 and 03-JA-537 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267566

ZENON FOROWYCZ, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $4,860.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Marcus Jackson, Sr., Father, re:  the Jackson children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 01-JA-00381, 01-JA-00382, 01-JA-00383 and 01-JA-00384 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267567

GREGORY M. BALDWIN, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $3,295.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Canute Barrett, Father, re:  D. McGregor, a minor.  Indictment No. 01-JA-2398 (Juvenile Case).

 

267568

GREGORY M. BALDWIN, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,395.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Sherla Smith, Mother, re:  the Smith children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 00-JA-799 and 00-JA-800 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267569

PETER J. WOODS, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $890.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Issac Williams, Father, re:  K. Williams, a minor.  Indictment No. 01-JA-02246 (Juvenile Case).

 

267570

CRYSTAL B. ASHLEY, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $2,265.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Kelly Florian, Mother, re:  M. O’Malley, a minor.  Indictment No. 97-JA-2649 (Juvenile Case).

 

267571

GREGORY M. BALDWIN, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $2,255.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Andre Johnson, Father, re:  B. Spearman, a minor.  Indictment No. 03-JA-351 (Juvenile Case).

 

267572

ILDIKO J. BODONI, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $853.60 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Corwin Waterman, Father, re:  S. Waterman, a minor.  Indictment No. 01-JA-1846 (Juvenile Case).

 

267573

ANDREA M. TIRVA, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,186.72 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Angela Graves, Mother, re:  the Graves children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 96-JA-4520 and 96-JA-4521 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267574

ANDREA M. TIRVA, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,837.40 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Deborah Kory, Mother, re:  J. McKinley, a minor.  Indictment No. 03-JA-1451 (Juvenile Case).

 


 

267575

ILDIKO J. BODONI, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $3,000.50 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Daniel Jefferson, Father, re:  N. Jefferson, a minor.  Indictment No. 01-JA-831 (Juvenile Case).

 

267576

ANDREA M. TIRVA, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $2,005.72 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Leon Broyles, Father, re:  the Johnson children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 02-JA-556 and 02-JA-557 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267581

PATRICK K. SCHLEE, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,140.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Johnnie Simmons, Father, re:  the Carr and Simmons children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 02-JA-683, 02-JA-684, 02-JA-685, 02-JA-686, 02-JA-687, 02-JA-688, 02-JA-689, 02-JA-690 and 02-JA-691 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267582

STEVEN O. ROSS, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $941.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Christopher Arteberry, Sr., Father, re:  the Arteberry and Embrey children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 03-JA-0117 and 03-JA-0118 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267586

PAUL D. KATZ, Attorney and Guardian ad Litem, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,544.50 attorney fees for the defense of indigent defendants, the Myers children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 00-JA-1870, 00-JA-1871 and 03-JA-01452 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267587

PAUL D. KATZ, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,241.50 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Rodrick Nelson, Father, re:  D. Nelson, a minor.  Indictment No. 01-JA-02247 (Juvenile Case).

 

267588

PAUL D. KATZ, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,622.34 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Shuan Balkcom, Father, re:  S. Nance, a minor.  Indictment No. 01-JA-01354 (Juvenile Case).

 

267589

DEAN N. BASTOUNES, Attorney and Guardian ad Litem, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $407.50 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, J. Smith, a minor.  Indictment No. 02-JA-00384 (Juvenile Case).

 

267590

DEAN N. BASTOUNES, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $315.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Issac Dickey, Father, re:  J. Brown, a minor.  Indictment No. 99-JA-00774 (Juvenile Case).

 

267591

DEAN N. BASTOUNES, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $537.50 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Alvina Myers, Mother, re:  the Porter children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 00-JA-01781 and 00-JA-01782 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267593

DEAN N. BASTOUNES, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $380.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Yrhonda Hawkins-Blackmon, Mother, re:  the Blackmon children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 00-JA-00079 and 02-JA-01674 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267594

DEAN N. BASTOUNES, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $287.50 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Eboni Davis, Mother, re:  D. Davis, a minor.  Indictment No. 03-JA-00205 (Juvenile Case).

 


 

267595

THOMAS M. O'CONNELL, Attorney and Guardian ad Litem, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,144.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, P. Tucker, a minor.  Indictment No. 02-JA-1169 (Juvenile Case).

 

267596

THOMAS M. O'CONNELL, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $2,069.76 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Stephanie Davis, Mother, re:  C. Patton, a minor.  Indictment No. 99-JA-2548 (Juvenile Case).

 

267597

THOMAS M. O'CONNELL, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $845.84 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, David Ulmenstine, Father, re:  B. Ulmenstine, a minor.  Indictment No. 01-JA-2182 (Juvenile Case).

 

267599

DEAN N. BASTOUNES, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $530.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Onieta Perry, Mother, re:  M. Spruiell, a minor.  Indictment No. 04-JA-00358 (Juvenile Case).

 

267600

PAUL S. KAROLL, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $544.24 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Kevin Burklow, Father, re:  the Burklow children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 02-JA-254 and 02-JA-255 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267601

MARILYN L. BURNS, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $5,830.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Michael Czernecki, Sr., Father, re:  M. Czernecki, a minor.  Indictment No. 01-JA-1482 (Juvenile Case).

 

267602

MARILYN L. BURNS, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,865.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Ron Sivels, Father, re:  S. Williams, a minor.  Indictment No. 01-JA-02316 (Juvenile Case).

 

267603

CRAIG C. CUNNINGHAM, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $2,250.00 attorney fees for the defense of indigent defendants, the Nash children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 02-JA-00181 and 02-JA-00182 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267604

STEVEN SILETS, Attorney and Guardian ad Litem, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $2,562.50 attorney fees for the defense of indigent defendants, the Phillips and Smith children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 03-JA-943 and 03-JA-944 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267605

STEVEN SILETS, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,477.50 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, D. Cruz, a minor.  Indictment No. 03-JA-00958 (Juvenile Case).

 

267606

ZENON FOROWYCZ, Attorney and Guardian ad Litem, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $1,217.50 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, R. Smith, a minor.  Indictment No. 89-J-13539 (Juvenile Case).

 

267608

RANDY CRUMPTON, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $837.50 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Arvin Larnce, Father, re:  the Larnce children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 03-JA-567 and 03-JA-568 (Juvenile Cases).

 

267609

RANDY CRUMPTON, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $340.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Z. Davis, a minor.  Indictment No. 02-JA-178 (Juvenile Case).

 

267610

RANDY CRUMPTON, Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $430.00 attorney fees for the defense of an indigent defendant, Mary Carter, Private Guardian, re:  the Lee children, minors.  Indictment Nos. 94-JA-868 and 94-JA-869 (Juvenile Cases).

 

 

Juvenile Cases Approved Fiscal Year 2004 To Present:

$2,392,445.74

 

Juvenile Cases To Be Approved:

$101,766.01

 

 

Special Court Cases

 

267560

ROBERT V. BOHARIC, Special State's Attorney, presented by the Office of the State's Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $18,775.00 attorney fees and expenses regarding Appointment of Special State’s Attorney, USDC No. 00-C-4580, for the period of July 2 through August 31, 2004.  Please forward the check to Patrick T. Driscoll, Jr., Deputy State's Attorney, Chief, Civil Actions Bureau, for transmittal.

 

 

Commissioner Quigley voted Nay on the above item.

 

267561

FREEBORN & PETERS, LLP, Joseph R. Roddy, Special Assistant State's Attorney, presented by the Office of the State's Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $97,179.52 for attorney fees and expenses regarding Dennis Williams v. Cook County, et al., Gray v. Adams, et al., Case No. 97-CH-8699 (consolidated with Case Nos. 97-L-05934, 97-L-07773, 98-L-04778 and 98-L-05019), for the period of August 1, 2003 through May 31, 2004.  Please forward the check to Patrick T. Driscoll, Jr., Deputy State's Attorney, Chief, Civil Actions Bureau, for transmittal.

 

267562

DUANE, MORRIS, LLC, Cheryl Blackwell Bryson, Special State's Attorney, presented by the Office of the State's Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $158,654.46 attorney fees and expenses for the representation of the Public Defender and the office regarding Kozlowski, et al. v. Fry, et al., Case No. 00-C-5296 and Petition for Appointment of Special State's Attorney, Case No. 00-CH-13485, for the months of March through May 2004.  Please forward the check to Patrick T. Driscoll, Jr., Deputy State's Attorney, Chief, Civil Actions Bureau, for transmittal.

 

 

Special Court Cases Approved Fiscal Year 2004 To Present:

$2,565,778.11

 

Special Court Cases To Be Approved:

$274,608.98

 

 


Special Court Criminal Case

 

267563

EDWARD J. EGAN and ROBERT D. BOYLE, Special State's Attorney and Assistant Special State's Attorney, presented by the Office of the State's Attorney, submitting an Order of Court for payment of $152,831.98 regarding appointment of Special Prosecutor, No. 2001, Misc. 4, for the following:

 

The Comptroller of Cook County is hereby ordered to pay interim fees to Special State's Attorney Edward J. Egan in the amount of $19,293.75, for Assistant Special State’s Attorney Robert D. Boyle in the amount of $16,200.00 and to pay the sum of $117,338.23 for expenses incurred by the Office of the Special Prosecutor for the month of August 2004, said amounts totaling $152,831.98.  The Comptroller of Cook County therefore is ordered to issue payment to the Office of the Special Prosecutor in the amount of $152,831.98 (310-263 Account).  Please forward the check to Patrick T. Driscoll, Jr., Deputy State’s Attorney, Chief, Civil Actions Bureau, for transmittal.

 

 

Special Court Criminal Cases Approved Fiscal Year 2004

To Present:

 

$2,706,309.36

 

Special Court Criminal Case To Be Approved:

$152,831.98

 

 

 

COMMISSIONER SILVESTRI, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER PERAICA, MOVED APPROVAL OF THE COURT ORDERS. THE MOTION CARRIED.

 

 

Section 2

 

     Your Committee has considered the following numbered and described bills and recommends that they be, and upon the adoption of this report, are approved and that the County Comptroller and County Treasurer are authorized and directed to issue checks to said claimants in the amounts recommended.

 

267514

ANCHOR MECHANICAL, INC., Chicago, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $29,502.87, part payment for Contract No. 01-51-364, for chiller maintenance and control upgrade for the Department of Facilities Management (200-450 Account).  (See Comm. No. 266654).  Purchase Order No. 135027, approved by County Board August 9, 2001.

 

267521

CHRISTENSEN & EHRET, Chicago, Illinois, submitting five (5) invoices totaling $50,751.51, part payment for defense costs and attorney fees for general liability covered claims arising out of the construction of Stroger Hospital of Cook County for the Department of Risk Management, for the months of April through August 2004.  Bond Issue (22000 Account).  (See Comm. No. 266038).  Approved by County Board April 15, 2003 and March 9, 2004.

 

267522

HAYMARKET CENTER, Chicago, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $49,797.00, part payment for Contract No. 04-45-263, for substance abuse treatment programs (MOM’s Program) for pregnant and parenting detainees for the Sheriff’s Department of Women’s Justice Services, for the month of May 2004 (212-298 Account).  (See Comm. No. 265785).  Purchase Order No. 137063, approved by County Board October 24, 2003.

 

267523

ACCU-LAB MEDICAL TESTING, INC., Chicago, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $25,920.75, part payment for Contract No. 03-72-187, for drug testing services for the Adult Probation Department, for the month of August 2004 (532-278 Account).  (See Comm. No. 267037).  Purchase Order No. 137293, approved by County Board March 18, 2003.

 

267524

MONSON NICHOLAS, INC., Villa Park, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $41,383.44, 3rd part payment for Contract No. 04-53-178, for maintenance, repair and replacement of double tee expansion joints at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center parking garage for the Department of Facilities Management, for the period ending June 29, 2004 (200-450 Account).  (See Comm. No. 267049).  Purchase Order No. 139476, approved by County Board March 9, 2004.

 

267525

CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO, Chicago, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $28,560.00, part payment for Contract No. 03-45-370, for staff development training courses for the Clerk of the Circuit Court, on various dates (335-260 Account).  (See Comm. No. 262705).  Purchase Order No. 134304, approved by County Board December 3, 2002, November 18, 2003 and July 13, 2004.

 

267526

LAW BULLETIN PUBLISHING COMPANY, Chicago, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $95,170.00, full payment for Contract No. 02-41-1109, for subscriptions to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Law Journal newspapers for the Circuit Court of Cook County, Judiciary (300-353 Account).  Purchase Order No. 140915, approved by County Board July 9, 2002.

 

267532

CHICAGO UNITED INDUSTRIES, LTD./FUELMAN MIDWEST, Chicago, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $267,716.59, part payment for Contract No. 03-51-624, for fleet management system (gasoline) submitted by the Sheriff’s Office on behalf of various County Agencies, for the month of August 2004 (211-445 Account).  (See Comm. No. 267048).  Purchase Order No. 136469, approved by County Board October 7, 2003.

 

 

Commissioner Moreno voted Present on the above item.

 

267533

HEARTLAND HUMAN CARE SERVICES, INC., Chicago, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $144,503.40, part payment for Contract No. 04-41-562, for the Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative Residential Program for the Juvenile Probation Department, for the month of July 2004 (326-237 Account).  (See Comm. No. 266257).  Purchase Order No. 139256, approved by County Board March 9, 2004.

 

267535

HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE, INC. (HRDI), Chicago, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $144,985.13, part payment for Contract No. 02-43-1099, for an alternative treatment program for detainees housed in the Day Reporting Center for the Sheriff’s Department of Community Supervision and Intervention, for the month of August 2004 (236-298 Account).  (See Comm. No. 267340).  Purchase Order No. 137739, approved by County Board October 17, 2002 and October 7, 2003.

 

267557

VELMA BUTLER & COMPANY, LTD., Chicago, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $28,493.75, part payment for Contract No. 03-45-719, to perform a system-wide efficiency review and analysis of the workflows and human resource allocation for the Clerk of the Circuit Court, for the month of May 2004 (360-260 Account).  (See Comm. No. 266849).  Purchase Order No. 134500, approved by County Board April 15, 2003.

 

267559

HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE, INC. (HRDI), Chicago, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $34,758.57, part payment for Contract No. 02-43-1100, for individual and group counseling sessions and assessments of detainees in the Substance Abuse Treatment Program for the Pre-Release Center for the Sheriff’s Department of Community Supervision and Intervention, for the month of August 2004 (236-298 Account).  (See Comm. No. 267354).  Purchase Order No. 137738, approved by County Board October 17, 2002 and October 7, 2003.

 

267565

ADT SECURITY SERVICES, INC., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, submitting two (2) invoices totaling $118,596.00, part payment for Contract No. 04-45-608, for the rental of EMS 2000 cellular RF host processors, and home monitor/receiver units (HMRUS) for the Sheriff's Department of Community Supervision and Intervention, for the months of April through July 2004 (236-638 Account).  Purchase Order No. 140927, approved by County Board April 8, 2004.

 

267578

OMNI YOUTH SERVICES, INC., Buffalo Grove, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $45,000.00, 2nd and final payment for Contract No. 99-41-685, for specially designed educational and job training program for individuals on probation for the purpose of reducing recidivism and improving public safety for staff salaries and service delivery costs for the Second Choice Program for the Judicial Advisory Council, for the months of December 2003 through August 2004 (499-298 Account).  (See Comm. No. 267006).  Purchase Order No. 140218, approved by County Board March 4, 1999 and June 3, 2004.

 

267579

B.U.I.L.D., INC. (Broader Urban Involvement and Leadership Development), Chicago, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $48,768.50, 2nd and final payment for Contract No. 99-41-689, for B.U.I.L.D.'s Juvenile Gang Crime Prevention Program for the Judicial Advisory Council (499-298 Account).  (See Comm. No. 267003).  Purchase Order No. 140175, approved by County Board March 4, 1999 and June 3, 2004.

 

267580

DESIGN INSTALLATION SYSTEMS, INC., Morton Grove, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $87,900.00, 1st part payment for Contract No. 04-41-749, for emergency temporary façade stabilization repairs on the Old Cook County Hospital Building, for the Office of Capital Planning and Policy, for the period of July 13 through August 24, 2004.  Bond Issue (20000 Account).  Purchase Order No. 140213, approved by County Board December 16, 2003.

 

267583

SENTINEL TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Downers Grove, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $675,886.51, part payment for Contract No. 01-41-926, for maintenance of computer hardware for the Department for Management of Information Systems, for the months of October through December 2004 (012-441 Account).  (See Comm. No. 266618).  Purchase Order No. 138869, approved by County Board March 8, 2001 and March 9, 2004.

 

267585

ARAMARK CORRECTIONAL SERVICES, INC., Atlanta, Georgia, submitting invoice totaling $26,315.64, part payment for Contract No. 00-43-397, to provide meals for inmates and staff for the Sheriff's Department of Community Supervision and Intervention, for the period of July 1-29, 2004 (236-223 Account).  (See Comm. No. 266777).  Purchase Order No. 137352, approved by County Board August 9, 2000 and June 15, 2004.

 

267611

SYSTEM SOLUTIONS, INC., Northbrook, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $223,742.00, full payment for Contract No. 03-84-445, for computer hardware and software for the Public Defender’s Office (717/260-579 Account).  Purchase Order No. 139706, approved by County Board May 6, 2003.

 

267612

CAMPBELL TIU CAMPBELL, INC., Chicago, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $42,681.00, 18th part payment for Contract No. 02-41-1301, for architectural/engineering services (basic) for the New Domestic Violence Courthouse project for the Office of Capital Planning and Policy, for the month of August 2004.  Bond Issue (37000 Account).  (See Comm. No. 267420).  Purchase Order No. 128702, approved by County Board September 5, 2002.

 


 

267613

DELOITTE CONSULTING LLP, Atlanta, Georgia, submitting four (4) invoices totaling $432,250.00, part payment for Contract No. 04-45-668, to provide and implement an integrated cashiering and security system to support cash management, physical site security, and case initiation for the Clerk of the Circuit Court, on various dates (715/335-579 Account).  (See Comm. No. 266814).  Purchase Order No. 137590, approved by County Board April 15, 2003.

 

267614

UBM, INC., Chicago, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $142,240.50, 7th part payment for Contract No. 03-53-868, for the Hektoen Building renovation, Phase 2A at Stroger Hospital of Cook County for the Office of Capital Planning and Policy, for the month of July 2004.  Bond Issue (28000 Account).  (See Comm. No. 266537).  Purchase Order No. 135778, approved by County Board November 18, 2003.

 

267615

VIDEOTEC CORPORATION, Highland, Indiana, submitting two (2) invoices totaling $80,769.00, 15th and 16th part payments for Contract No. 99-53-270, for design/build services of security management systems at Stroger Hospital of Cook County for the Office of Capital Planning and Policy, for the period ending September 17, 2004.  Bond Issue (28000 Account).  (See Comm. No. 267197).  Purchase Order No. 93667, approved by County Board April 6, 1999.

 

267616

DIVANE BROTHERS ELECTRIC COMPANY, Franklin Park, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $254,367.90, 5th part payment for Contract No. 04-53-211, for life safety systems replacement and HVAC upgrades at the Cook County Criminal Courts Building and Criminal Courts Administration Building for the Office of Capital Planning and Policy, for the period of June 30 through July 30, 2004.  Bond Issue (20000 Account).  (See Comm. No. 267201).  Purchase Order No. 136617, approved by County Board December 16, 2003.

 

267617

RELIABLE & ASSOCIATES CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, Chicago, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $168,545.70, 3rd part payment for Contract No. 03-53-789, for the Countywide Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance project, Phase II for the Office of Capital Planning and Policy, for the period ending July 31, 2004.  Bond Issue (20000 Account).  (See Comm. No. 266556).  Purchase Order No. 134485, approved by County Board August 20, 2003 by poll and ratified on September 4, 2003.

 

267618

SOODAN & ASSOCIATES, INC., Chicago, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $28,000.00, 3rd part payment for Contract No. 04-41-640, for architectural/engineering services (basic) for the design and construction administration for the Department of Corrections infrastructure renovation project, Phase 3 for the Office of Capital Planning and Policy, for the month of August 2004.  Bond Issue (20000 Account).  (See Comm. No. 267237).  Purchase Order No. 139802, approved by County Board December 16, 2003.

 

267619

RISETIME, INC., Chicago, Illinois, submitting two (2) invoices totaling $207,010.00, part payment for Contract No. 01-41-1178, to implement Phase II of the Office Automation Project for the Assessor’s Office, for the month of August 2004 (715/040-579 Account).  (See Comm. No. 267221).  Purchase Order No. 117240, approved by County Board September 6, 2001.

 

267621

SUTTON FORD, INC./FLEET SALES, Matteson, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $33,400.00, full payment for Contract No. 03-82-882 Rebid, for two (2) Ford Taurus SE station wagons for the Department of Environmental Control (717/161-549 Account).  Purchase Order No. 136036, approved by County Board June 3, 2004.

 

 

Commissioner Quigley voted Present on the above item.

 

267622

SUTTON FORD, INC./FLEET SALES, Matteson, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $124,000.00, full payment for Contract No. 03-82-882 Rebid, for five (5) Ford Explorer XLT sport utility vehicles for the Highway Department (717/500-549 Account).  Purchase Order No. 139836, approved by County Board June 3, 2004.

 

 

Commissioner Quigley voted Present on the above item.

 

267623

SUTTON FORD, INC./FLEET SALES, Matteson, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $30,900.00, full payment for Contract No. 03-82-882 Rebid, for a Ford Expedition XLT sport utility vehicle for the Treasurer’s Office (717/060-549 Account).  Purchase Order No. 136035, approved by County Board June 3, 2004.

 

 

Commissioner Quigley voted Present on the above item.

 

267624

MCCANN INDUSTRIES, INC., Chicago, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $44,566.00, full payment for Contract No. 04-55-476, for a skid steer loader with attachments for the Highway Department (717/500-549 Account).  Purchase Order No. 139838, approved by County Board June 3, 2004.

 

267625

LAFAYETTE INSTRUMENT COMPANY, INC., Lafayette, Indiana, submitting invoice totaling $29,115.00, full payment for Contract No. 04-45-698, for three (3) LX4000-505 USB Win polygraph laptop computers for the Sheriff’s Police Department (717/231-579 Account).  Purchase Order No. 140671, approved by County Board May 18, 2004.

 

 

 

COMMISSIONER HANSEN, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER BUTLER, MOVED APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE BILLS AND CLAIMS. THE MOTION CARRIED.

 

 

COMMISSIONER HANSEN, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER PERAICA, MOVED TO SUSPEND THE RULES SO THAT COMMUNICATION NUMBER 267632 MAY BE CONSIDERED.  THE MOTION CARRIED.

 

267632

CARD SMART SYSTEMS, INC., Lombard, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $69,484.92, full payment for Contract No. 04-84-772, for a digital identification card system for the Sheriff’s Office (837-590 Account).  Purchase Order No. 141369, approved by County Board September 21, 2004.

 

 

 

COMMISSIONER HANSEN, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER BUTLER, MOVED APPROVAL OF COMMUNICATION NUMBER 267632.  THE MOTION CARRIED.

 

 

Section 3

 

     Your Committee has considered the following numbered and described bills which are the obligation of the Health Facilities and recommends that they be, and upon the adoption of this report, are approved, and that the County Comptroller and County Treasurer are authorized and directed to issue checks in the amounts recommended to said claimants.

 

267513

GAREDA DIVERSIFIED BUSINESS SERVICES, INC., Calumet City, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $111,200.24, part payment for Contract No. 04-41-69, for nursing registry services for Oak Forest Hospital of Cook County, on various dates (898-275 Account).  (See Comm. No. 267117).  Purchase Order No. 136447, approved by County Board September 4, 2003.

 


 

267515

MIDWESTERN UNIVERSITY, Downers Grove, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $52,462.00, part payment for Contract No. 01-41-947, for the Emergency Medicine program for residents (salaries and fringes) in accordance with the Cooperative Educational Master Agreement for Provident Hospital of Cook County, for the month of September 2004 (891-272 Account).  (See Comm. No. 266196).  Purchase Order No. 136554, approved by County Board April 17, 2001 and May 20, 2003.

 

267516

DIGBY'S DETECTIVE & SECURITY AGENCY, INC., Chicago, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $161,043.74, part payment for Contract No. 02-53-976, for security services for Provident Hospital of Cook County, the Near South Clinic and the Sengstacke Clinic, for the month of August 2004 (891-249 Account).  (See Comm. No. 267205).  Purchase Order No. 137417, approved by County Board September 5, 2002.

 

267534

ISAAC RAY CENTER, INC., Chicago, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $96,114.87, part payment for Contract No. 03-45-463, for psychiatrist and psychologist professional services for detainees with mental health problems at Cermak Health Services of Cook County, for the period of September 1-15, 2004 (240-272 Account).  (See Comm. No. 267358).  Purchase Order No. 136117, approved by County Board December 17, 2002.

 

267584

MICROFILM ENTERPRISES, INC., Arlington Heights, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $34,941.06, part payment for Contract No. 02-82-730, for microfiche and microfilming services for Provident Hospital of Cook County (891-246 Account).  Purchase Order No. 136855, approved by County Board March 6, 2003.

 

267620

HONEYWELL, INC., Building Solutions, Chicago, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $85,005.00, part payment for Contract No. 03-53-490, for upgrade of the Honeywell building alarm system, Phase III for Oak Forest Hospital of Cook County (715/898-510 Account).  (See Comm. No. 265884).  Purchase Order No. 134686, approved by County Board September 4, 2003.

 

267626

MEDTRONIC USA, INC., Chicago, Illinois, submitting invoice totaling $48,875.00, full payment for Contract No. 04-45-368, for implantable neuro stimulation devices for Stroger Hospital of Cook County (717/897-540 Account).  Purchase Order No. 138816, approved by County Board January 6, 2004.

 

 

 

COMMISSIONER BUTLER, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER MORENO, MOVED APPROVAL OF THE HEALTH FACILITIES' BILLS AND CLAIMS. THE MOTION CARRIED.

 

 


Section 4

 

     Your Committee has considered the following communications from State's Attorney, Richard A. Devine with reference to the industrial claims hereinafter mentioned.

 

     Your Committee, therefore, recommends that the County Comptroller and County Treasurer be, and by the adoption of this report, are authorized and directed to issue checks to the Industrial Commission to be paid from the Workmen's Compensation Fund.

 

267492

VESPER YOUNG, in the course of his employment as a Youth Counselor for the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center sustained accidental injuries on May 5, 2003.  The Petitioner’s chair broke and he fell to the floor, and as a result he injured his back (bulging disc at L4-L5; radiculopathy).  On July 13, 2004, the Industrial Commission affirmed the Arbitrator’s decision awarding the Petitioner the sum of $10,266.60.  State's Attorney, Richard A. Devine, is submitting Industrial Commission Decision of Arbitrator, Award No. 03-WC-31088 in the amount of $10,266.60 and recommends its payment.  (Finance Subcommittee September 9, 2004).  Attorney:  Patricia Lannon, Law Firm of Lannon, Lannon & Barr, Ltd.

 

 

Commissioner Hansen voted Present on the above item.

 

267493

JOAN STEWART, in the course of her employment as a Nurse Consultant for the Public Guardian’s Office sustained accidental injuries on November 21, 2002.  The Petitioner slipped in a wet parking lot and fell, and as a result she injured her right leg (displaced longitudinal fracture of the distal right femur; open reduction and internal fixation with implanted screws and side plate).  On July 14, 2004, the Industrial Commission affirmed the Arbitrator’s decision awarding the Petitioner the sum of $86,394.27.  State's Attorney, Richard A. Devine, is submitting Industrial Commission Decision of Arbitrator, Award No. 03-WC-24903 in the amount of $86,394.27 and recommends its payment.  (Finance Subcommittee September 9, 2004).  Attorney:  Richard S. Volpe, Law Office of Richard S. Volpe.

 

 

Commissioner Hansen voted Present on the above item.

 

267494

BILL RUCKER, in the course of his employment as a Laborer for the Highway Department sustained accidental injuries on October 9, 2001.  The Petitioner slipped while checking a chain rigger and fell to the ground, and as a result he injured his right arm (torn right rotator cuff; surgical intervention consisting of acromion arthroplasty; rotator cuff debridement; transection of the coraco-acromial ligament; debridement of bursa).  On July 14, 2004, the Industrial Commission affirmed the Arbitrator’s decision awarding the Petitioner the sum of $44,087.27.  State's Attorney, Richard A. Devine, is submitting Industrial Commission Decision of Arbitrator, Award No. 02-WC-54073 in the amount of $44,087.27 and recommends its payment.  (Finance Subcommittee September 9, 2004).  Attorney:  Robert Williams, Law Firm of Williams & Marcus.

 

 

COMMISSIONER HANSEN VOTED PRESENT ON THE ABOVE ITEM.

 


 

267495

DONNA PREUSS, in the course of her employment as a Criminal Investigator for the Public Defender’s Office sustained accidental injuries on February 22, 2001.  The Petitioner slipped on ice and fell, and as a result she injured her left arm and shoulder (left lateral epicondylitis; left lateral epicondylectomy and expiration of the radiocapitellar joint).  On July 26, 2004, the Industrial Commission affirmed the Arbitrator’s decision awarding the Petitioner the sum of $24,331.22.  State's Attorney, Richard A. Devine, is submitting Industrial Commission Decision of Arbitrator, Award No. 02-WC-41601 in the amount of $24,331.22 and recommends its payment.  (Finance Subcommittee September 9, 2004).  Attorney:  Mike Rom, Law Firm of Capron & Averginos, P.C.

 

 

Commissioner Hansen voted Present on the above item.

 

267496

ARNELL L. YOUNG, in the course of her employment as a Data Entry Operator for Stroger Hospital of Cook County sustained accidental injuries on December 15, 1994 and July 24, 1996.  The December 15, 1994 accident occurred when the Petitioner suffered repetitive trauma due to entering data into a computer (bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome with right trigger thumb, requiring surgeries on both hands).  The July 24, 1996 accident occurred when the Petitioner was pulling charts, and as a result she injured both hands (bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome).  On July 23, 2004, the Industrial Commission affirmed the Arbitrator’s decision awarding the Petitioner the sum of $21,101.29.  State's Attorney, Richard A. Devine, is submitting Industrial Commission Decision of Arbitrator, Award Nos. 95-WC-8568 and 97-WC-7450 in the amount of $21,101.29 and recommends its payment.  (Finance Subcommittee July 14, 2004).  Attorney:  Joel M. Bell, Law Firm of Teplitz and Bell.

 

 

Commissioner Hansen voted Present on the above item.

 

 

 

COMMISSIONER GORMAN, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER MURPHY, MOVED APPROVAL OF THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION CLAIMS. THE MOTION CARRIED.

 

 

Section 5

 

     Your Committee has considered the following communications from the Cook County Department of Risk Management requesting that the County Board authorize payment of said claims.

 

     Your Committee, concurring in the requests of the Cook County Department of Risk Management, recommends that the County Comptroller and County Treasurer be, and by the adoption of this report, are authorized and directed to issue checks to claimants in the amounts recommended.

 

267553

DEPARTMENT OF RISK MANAGEMENT, submitting for approval Self-Insurance Program Settlement Claim payment of $430.00.  Claim No. 97005154, Stroger Hospital of Cook County.

 

Claimant:                    Dumitru Avram, 5748 North Talman Avenue, Chicago, Illinois  60659

Claimant's Vehicle:   1999 Buick Park Avenue

Our Driver:                 Anne A. Carmack, Unit #M81773

Date of Accident:      August 3, 2004

Location:                    676 North St. Clair Street, Chicago, Illinois

 

 

 

Stroger Hospital of Cook County vehicle was parked at 676 North St. Clair Street in Chicago, behind Claimant's vehicle.  The County driver took her foot off the brake pedal and the vehicle rolled forward and struck Claimant's legally parked and unoccupied vehicle, damaging the rear bumper (542-846 Account).

 

Investigated by the Martin Boyer Company.  We concur and recommend payment of the above charge.

 

267554

DEPARTMENT OF RISK MANAGEMENT, submitting for approval Self-Insurance Program Settlement Claim payment of $690.77.  Claim No. 97005138, Sheriff's Police Department.

 

Claimant:                    Vincent Fiorito, 2409 Silver Creek Drive, Franklin Park, Illinois  60131

Claimant's Vehicle:   1989 Ford Bronco

Our Driver:                 Don W. Beachem, Unit #1351

Date of Accident:      May 12, 2004

Location:                    2501 North Mannheim Road, Franklin Park, Illinois

 

Sheriff's Police Department vehicle was backing up in a parking lot at 2501 North Mannheim Road in Franklin Park and struck the Claimant's parked and unoccupied vehicle, damaging the rear passenger side bumper (542-846 Account).

 

Investigated by the Martin Boyer Company.  We concur and recommend payment of the above charge.

 

267555

DEPARTMENT OF RISK MANAGEMENT, submitting for approval Self-Insurance Program Settlement Claim payment of $1,504.44.  Claim No. 97005093, State's Attorney's Office.

 

Claimant:                    State Farm Insurance, Subrogee of John P. Kata, 1699 Wall Street, Suite 300, Mount Prospect, Illinois  60056

Claimant's Vehicle:   1995 Buick Century

Our Driver:                 Robert J. Prawiec, Unit #2932

Date of Accident:      June 1, 2004

Location:                    3058 West 111th Street, Chicago, Illinois

 

State's Attorney's Office vehicle was traveling westbound at 3058 West 111th Street in Chicago, behind Claimant, in stop and go traffic, and rear-ended the Claimant's vehicle (542-846 Account).

 

Investigated by the Martin Boyer Company.  We concur and recommend payment of the above charge.

 

267556

DEPARTMENT OF RISK MANAGEMENT, submitting for approval Self-Insurance Program Settlement Claim payment of $1,246.89.  Claim No. 97005159, Sheriff's Police Department.

 

Claimant:                    Nancy A. Pell, 10649 South Trumbull Avenue, Chicago, Illinois  60655

Claimant's Vehicle:   2000 Mercury Sable

Our Driver:                 Daniel J. Schaller, Unit #1160

Date of Accident:      August 5, 2004

Location:                    10401 South Trumbull Avenue, Chicago, Illinois

 

Sheriff's Police Department vehicle, southbound at 10401 South Trumbull Avenue in Chicago, was backing into intersection to turn around and struck Claimant's vehicle, which was traveling westbound on 104th Street, damaging left front fender and bumper (542-846 Account).

 

Investigated by the Martin Boyer Company.  We concur and recommend payment of the above charge.

 

 

Self-Insurance Claims Approved Fiscal Year 2004 To Present:

$105,022.12

 

Self-Insurance Claims To Be Approved:

$3,872.10

 

 

 

COMMISSIONER SILVESTRI, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER MURPHY, MOVED APPROVAL OF THE SELF-INSURANCE PROGRAM SETTLEMENT CLAIMS. THE MOTION CARRIED.

 

 

Section 6

 

     Your Committee has considered the following communications from State's Attorney, Richard A. Devine.

 

     Your Committee, concurring in the recommendations of the State's Attorney, recommends that the County Comptroller and the County Treasurer prepare checks in the amounts recommended in order that the payments may be set in accordance with the request of the State's Attorney upon proper release from the Office of the State's Attorney.

 

267564

STATE'S ATTORNEY, Richard A. Devine, submitting communication advising the County to accept Proposed Settlement of $3,000.00 for the release and settlement of suit regarding Roby v. McClain, et al., Case No. 01-C-7324.  This matter arises from allegations of civil rights violations that occurred in November 2002 at the Department of Corrections.  The matter has been settled for the sum of $3,000.00, which is within the grant of authority conveyed by the Cook County Board of Commissioners to the State’s Attorney’s Office.  State's Attorney recommends payment of $3,000.00, made payable to Rafiel Roby.  Please forward the check to Donald J. Pechous, Assistant State’s Attorney, for transmittal.

 

267577

STATE'S ATTORNEY, Richard A. Devine, submitting communication advising the County to accept Proposed Settlement of $50,000.00 for the release and settlement of suit regarding Charles Whittaker v. Michael Sheahan, Case No. 02-L-15458.  This matter involves an intentional tort claim that occurred in June 2002 at the Cook County Jail.  The matter has been settled for the sum of $50,000.00, which is within the authority granted to this office by the Finance Committee's Subcommittee on Litigation at its meeting of September 9, 2004.  State's Attorney recommends payment of $50,000.00, made payable to Charles Whittaker and his attorney, Foreman & Abels.  Please forward the check to Ronald Weidhuner, Assistant State's Attorney, for transmittal.

 

267592

STATE'S ATTORNEY, Richard A. Devine, submitting communication advising the County to accept Proposed Settlement of $10,000.00 for the release and settlement of suit regarding Lela Robertson and Provident Hospital, Nos. 210-2004-03570 and 210-2004-04796.  This matter involves discrimination and retaliation complaints that were filed against Cook County, doing business as Provident Hospital and arise out of complainant’s Title VII claim.  The parties have settled the lawsuit for back pay, reinstatement of benefit time and compensatory damages in the amount of $10,000.00, which is within the grant of authority conveyed by the Cook County Board of Commissioners to the State’s Attorney’s Office.  State's Attorney recommends payment of $10,000.00, made payable to Lela B. Robertson.  Please forward the check to Maureen P. Feerick, Assistant State's Attorney, Supervisor, Labor and Employment Unit, for transmittal.

 

 

Proposed Settlements Approved Fiscal Year 2004 To Present:

$13,187,575.93

 

Proposed Settlements To Be Approved:

$63,000.00

 

 

 

COMMISSIONER SILVESTRI, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER MURPHY, MOVED APPROVAL OF THE PROPOSED SETTLEMENTS. THE MOTION CARRIED.

 

Section 7

 

     Your Committee has considered the following communications received from the Employees' Injury Compensation Committee requesting that the County Board authorize payment of expenses regarding claims of Forest Preserve District employees injured while in the line of duty.

 

     Your Committee, concurring in said requests, recommends that the County Comptroller and County Treasurer be, and upon the adoption of this report, are authorized and directed to issue checks in the amounts recommended to the claimants.

 

267598

THE EMPLOYEES’ INJURY COMPENSATION COMMITTEE, submitting invoice totaling $8,026.75, for payment of medical bills for Workers' Compensation cases incurred by Forest Preserve District employees injured on duty.  Individual checks will be issued by the Comptroller in accordance with the attached report prepared by the Department of Risk Management, Workers' Compensation Unit.  Reimbursement by the Forest Preserve District financial department will be made to the County Comptroller on a monthly basis.  This request covers bills received and processed from September 22 through October 5, 2004.

 

 

COMMISSIONER SILVESTRI, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER MURPHY, MOVED APPROVAL OF THE EMPLOYEES' INJURY COMPENSATION CLAIMS. THE MOTION CARRIED.

 

Section 8

 

     Your Committee has considered the following communications received from the Employees' Injury Compensation Committee requesting that the County Board authorize payment of expenses regarding claims of Cook County employees injured while in the line of duty.

 

     Your Committee, concurring in said requests, recommends that the County Comptroller and County Treasurer be, and upon the adoption of this report, are authorized and directed to issue checks in the amounts recommended to the claimants.

 

267607

THE EMPLOYEES’ INJURY COMPENSATION COMMITTEE, submitting invoice totaling $426,716.75, for payment of medical bills for Workers’ Compensation cases incurred by employees injured on duty.  Individual checks will be issued by the Comptroller in accordance with the attached report prepared by the Department of Risk Management, Workers’ Compensation Unit. This request covers bills received and processed from September 22 through October 5, 2004.

 

 

 

COMMISSIONER SILVESTRI, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER MURPHY, MOVED APPROVAL OF THE EMPLOYEES' INJURY COMPENSATION CLAIMS. THE MOTION CARRIED.

 

 

Chairman Daley voted Present on THE CLAIM REGARDING MERCY HOSPITAL.

 

Section 9

 

     Your Committee has considered the following item and upon adoption of this report, the recommendation is as follows:

 

265926

RESOLUTION GRANTING THE COOK COUNTY RECORDER OF DEEDS OFFICE AUTHORITY TO OPEN A SECOND BANK ACCOUNT AT AMALGAMATED BANK FOR FEES COLLECTED FOR COPIES OF DOCUMENTS THROUGH THE INTERNET (PROPOSED RESOLUTION).  Transmitting a Proposed Resolution submitted by Eugene “Gene” Moore, Cook County Recorder of Deeds.

 

PROPOSED RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, Cook County Recorder of Deeds Eugene “Gene” Moore, hereby requests permission to open a second bank account at Amalgamated Bank, Chicago, Illinois; and

 

WHEREAS, only fees collected for copies of documents through the internet will be deposited to this bank account; and

 

WHEREAS, Amalgamated Bank offers reliable computerized on-line banking services and Amalgamated Bank is adequately equipped to address the unique internet requirements for the Cook County Recorder of Deeds Office; and

 

WHEREAS, Amalgamated Bank agrees to pledge collateral at a rate of 110% to insure deposits of the Recorder of Deeds; and

 

WHEREAS, all internet fee deposits are disbursed monthly to the Cook County Treasurer and the bank account shall be periodically audited by the Cook County Auditor.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the President and Cook County Board of Commissioners hereby gives the Cook County Recorder of Deeds Office the authority to open a second bank account at Amalgamated Bank; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Amalgamated Bank will be the new bank for the Recorder of Deeds Office to deposit and disburse internet fees.  The following are names of those persons who are authorized to sign checks:

 

            1.        Eugene “Gene” Moore (Facsimile), Recorder

2.        Darlena Williams-Burnett, Chief Deputy Recorder

3.        Casey Griffin, Deputy Recorder

            4.        Reatha Sue Henry, Administrative Assistant to the Recorder

 

*Referred to the Finance Committee on 6/3/04.

**Withdrawn at the Finance Committee meeting on 7/13/04.

 

 

 

COMMISSIONER SILVESTRI, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER MURPHY, MOVED THAT THE RESOLUTION (COMMUNICATION NO. 265926) BE APPROVED AND ADOPTED.  THE MOTION CARRIED.

 

 


Section 10

 

    Your Committee has considered the highway bills submitted by the Superintendent of Highways for approval and payment.

 

    Your Committee, after considering said bills, recommends that they be, and by the adoption of this report, are approved.

 

 

COMMISSIONER HANSEN, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER PERAICA, MOVED APPROVAL OF THE HIGHWAY BILLS.  THE MOTION CARRIED.

 

CHAIRMAN DALEY VOTED PRESENT ON SECTION:  03-IFGFM-07-GM REGARDING G. F. STRUCTURES CORPORATION.

 

 

 

COMMISSIONER MALDONADO MOVED TO ADJOURN. SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER SIMS, THE MOTION CARRIED AND THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

 

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

Committee on Finance

 

 

 

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John P. Daley, Chairman

 

 

 

 

Attest:

 

 

 

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Michelle Harris, Secretary