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Record #: O2017-8579   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 12/13/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action: 1/17/2018
Title: Intergovernmental agreement with Cook County for implementation and management of Cook County Automated Court Reminder System (ACRS)
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: AGREEMENTS - Intergovernmental
Attachments: 1. O2017-8579.pdf, 2. O2017-8579 (V1).pdf

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City") is a municipal corporation and home rule unit of government under Article VII, Section 6(a) ofthe 1970 Constitution ofthe State of Illinois, and as such, may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and
WHEREAS, a proposed Intergovernmental Agreement (the "Agreement," the substantially final form of which is attached hereto as an exhibit) by and between the County of Cook, Illinois ("Cook County") and the Chicago Police Department ("CPD") sets forth the proposed terms and understanding between Cook County and CPD (the "Parties") to implement and manage the Cook County Automated Court Reminder System ("ACRS"); and
WHEREAS, the ACRS will assist criminal defendants in making their court appearances, which will subsequently reduce warrants and failures to appear, thereby reducing the financial and social costs of incarceration; and
WHEREAS, the Parties wish to share criminal justice data and responsibilities related to operating the ACRS pursuant to the Agreement; now therefore,

SECTION 1. The above recitals are incorporated herein and made a material part of this ordinance.
SECTION 2. The Superintendent of CPD or a designee thereof is authorized to execute the Agreement and such other documents as are necessary in connection therewith. The Agreement shall contain such other terms as the Superintendent or said designee deems necessary or appropriate.
SECTION 3. To the extent that any ordinance, resolution, rule, order or provision of the Municipal Code of Chicago, or part thereof, is in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance, the provisions of this ordinance shall control. If any section, paragraph, clause or provision of this ordinance shall be held invalid, the invalidity of such section, paragraph, clause or provision shall not affect any of the other provisions of this ordinance.
SECTION 4 This ordinanc...

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