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Record #: Or2013-115   
Type: Order Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 3/13/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Aviation
Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: Call for Department of Aviation to suspend approval of Oxford as contractor of CICA TEC pending unfair labor practice charges and MBE participation review in relation to use agreement
Sponsors: Burke, Edward M.
Topic: COMMITTEE/PUBLIC HEARINGS - Committee on Aviation
Attachments: 1. Or2013-115.pdf
Related files: R2015-407
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WHEREAS, on December 19, 1990, the Chicago City Council adopted an ordinance authorizing an agreement (hereinafter referred to as the Use Agreement) between the City of Chicago and the Chicago International Carriers Association Technical Equipment Corporation (hereinafter referred to as CICA TEC), and its members; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to the Use Agreement, CICA TEC is authorized to use space, install certain technical equipment, including, but not limited to, a baggage handling system, (hereinafter referred to as the Consortium Equipment), and operate and maintain the Consortium Equipment at O'Hare International Airport, Terminal 5; and

WHEREAS, the term of the Use Agreement runs until May 11, 2018; and

WHEREAS, the City financed the planning, design, fabrication, installation, construction, start-up and testing of the Consortium Equipment, at an estimated cost of $59,200,000, in whole or in part from the proceeds of the issuance of Series 1990 Special Revenue Bonds; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to the Use Agreement, all Consortium Equipment remains the property of the City; and

WHEREAS, CICA TEC continues to operate the Consortium Equipment and, pursuant to the Use Agreement, is authorized to retain certain contractors in connection with the operation and maintenance of the Consortium Equipment; and

WHEREAS, on January 15, 2013, CICA TEC entered into a maintenance and operations services agreement with Oxford Electronics DBA Oxford Airport Technical Services (hereinafter referred to as Oxford) pursuant to which Oxford intends to operate and maintain certain Consortium Equipment; and

WHEREAS, on March 4, 2013, Local 399 of the International Union of Operating Engineers filed unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board on behalf of its members against CICA TEC, Oxford, and the Transport Workers Union alleging unfair labor practices and seeking injunctive relief; and

WHEREAS, the charges allege, among other thing...

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