Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-0814    Version: 1 Name: Bronner Group LLC professional consulting services
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/16/2020 In control: Financial & Administrative Committee
On agenda: Final action: 6/26/2020
Title: Resolution ratifying an emergency procurement with Bronner Group, LLC, Chicago, Illinois, in an amount not to exceed $96,000 for professional consulting services assisting with administration and compliance for all COVID-19 related federal, state, and other response and recovery funds for Lake County.
Attachments: 1. Completed Vendor Disclosure Form.pdf, 2. Lake County Contract 6-2020.pdf, 3. Memorandum re Bronner Group.pdf
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Resolution ratifying an emergency procurement with Bronner Group, LLC, Chicago, Illinois, in an amount not to exceed $96,000 for professional consulting services assisting with administration and compliance for all COVID-19 related federal, state, and other response and recovery funds for Lake County.

Staff Summary
* Lake County received funding from the United States Government pursuant to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) in the amount of approximately $122,000,000.
* Lake County will be held accountable for the responsible and appropriate use of these funds. After seeking proposals from three vendors, Bronner Group LLC was selected to provide financial and audit professional services to Lake County.
* The Bronner Group, LLC is highly qualified to provide internal control guidelines, a compliance framework, prioritization of funding research, subgrantee funding support, stakeholder guidelines, training, and ad hoc support.
* Under the terms of the contract, Bronner Group, LLC will provide financial audit professional services, which will allow Lake County to prioritize and optimize the COVID-19 related funds.
* Pursuant to the Lake County Purchasing Ordinance Article 6, Section 103, emergency procurements are made when there exists a threat to public health, welfare, or safety, or to prevent or minimize serious disruption of governmental services.
* This action ratifies the contract the County Board Chair had authorized under emergency authority.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, Lake County received funding from the United States Government pursuant to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) in the amount of approximately $122,000,000; and

WHEREAS, Lake County will be held accountable for the responsible and appropriate use of these funds and, after seeking proposals from three vendors, Bronner Group LLC was selected to provide financial and audit professional services to Lake Cou...

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