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File #: 21-1335-1013    Name: Authorization to enter into a contract with Site Design Group for Midway Plaisance improvements
Type: Action Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/1/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/13/2021 Final action: 10/13/2021
Title: AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH SITE DESIGN GROUP FOR MIDWAY PLAISANCE EAST END IMPROVEMENTS SPECIFICATION P-21010
Sponsors: Planning and Construction
Indexes: Contract Award-IFB, RFP, RFQ
Attachments: 1. Target Market Schedules M/WBE
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AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH SITE DESIGN GROUP FOR MIDWAY PLAISANCE EAST END IMPROVEMENTS
SPECIFICATION P-21010

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To the Honorable Board of Commissioners of the Chicago Park District

I. Recommendation

It is recommended that the General Superintendent and CEO or his designee enter into a contract with Site Design Group for design and construction phase services for improvements to the east end of the Midway Plaisance. The contractor was selected pursuant to a publicly advertised Request for Proposals ("RFP") through a target market search. No work may commence and no payment shall be made to vendor prior to the execution of a written agreement.

II. Award Information

Company: Site Design Group
888 South Michigan Avenue, Unit PH1
Chicago, Illinois 60605

Company Type: Illinois Business Corporation

Majority Interests: Ernest C. Wong - 90%;

Robert K. Sit - 10%


Contract Term: One (1) year with three (3) additional one-year extension options.

Contract Amount: $329,360.00 for the initial contract term


Scope of Services: The scope of work of this project addresses one of the mitigation measures identified in the draft a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Federal Highway Administration, the Illinois State Historic Preservation Officer, and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation was executed in December 2021: Replacement of recreational use area within Jackson Park that was restored in the 1980s using Urban Park and Recreation Recovery (UPARR) grant money. Because the footprint of the OPC development will modify the original UPARR boundary within Jackson Park, the City is required to dedicate replacement recreation property elsewhere. As part of a UPARR Amendment executed in May 2021 between the National Park Service and the City of Chicago (Grantee) and...

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