Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-1204    Version: 1 Name: Resolution approving a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Village of Libertyville for the Winchester House property at 1125 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Libertyville, Illinois.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/28/2020 In control: Financial & Administrative Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/8/2020
Title: Resolution approving a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Village of Libertyville for the Winchester House property at 1125 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Libertyville, Illinois.
Attachments: 1. Winchester House MOU_Libertyville
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Resolution approving a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Village of Libertyville for the Winchester House property at 1125 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Libertyville, Illinois.

Staff Summary
* Operations within Winchester House ended in June 2020 and the building complex is slated for demolition as part of the Facilities Capital Improvement Plan.
* Facilities and Construction Services has requested permission to shut down the Fire Protection systems and utilities within Winchester House in preparation of the demolition of the building and to avoid unnecessary heating costs through the winter.
* Facilities and Construction Services staff met with the Village of Libertyville staff to develop the MOU which includes the terms and conditions for shutting down the Winchester House to provide for a safe and secure property.
* The MOU with the Village of Libertyville will allow full closure of all utilities and fire protection systems within the building and provide joint public safety training of the property, beginning in September through the building's demolition, for the Libertyville Police and Fire Departments, the Lake County Sheriff, and Emergency Management agencies.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, Operations within Winchester House ended in June 2020 and the building complex is slated for demolition as part of the Facilities Capital Improvement Plan; and

WHEREAS, Facilities and Construction Services has requested permission to shut down the Fire Protection systems and utilities within Winchester House in order to prepare for the demolition of the building and to avoid unnecessary heating costs through the winter; and

WHEREAS, Facilities and Construction Services staff met with Village of Libertyville staff to develop a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which includes the terms and conditions for shutting down the Winchester House to provide for a safe and secure property; and

WHEREAS, the MOU with the Village of Libertyville will allow full c...

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