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File #: EN-R-0019-23    Version: 1
Type: Environmental Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 10/25/2023 In control: Environmental Committee
On agenda: 11/7/2023 Final action: 11/14/2023
Title: GRANT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COUNTY OF DUPAGE AND CHOOSE DUPAGE FOR CHOOSE DUPAGE TO MANAGE SUSTAINABLE DUPAGE
Attachments: 1. Agreement- 2024 Sustainable DuPage

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GRANT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COUNTY OF DUPAGE AND CHOOSE DUPAGE FOR CHOOSE DUPAGE TO MANAGE SUSTAINABLE DUPAGEresolution


WHEREAS, the County of DuPage ("County") is a body corporate and politic; and

WHEREAS, Choose DuPage is an Illinois not-for-profit corporation organized and operated exclusively under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code ("Code"); and

WHEREAS, the County and Choose DuPage are collectively known herein as the "Parties"; and

WHEREAS, the County has committed to Cool DuPage and has maintained a longstanding effort to educate and encourage entities to adopt and adhere to sustainability practices and the County believes that reducing greenhouse gases, waste, pollutants, and other environmental impacts is in the best interest of the County; and

WHEREAS, Choose DuPage has an existing trustworthy, reliable, and supportive relationship with DuPage businesses; and

WHEREAS, Choose DuPage has incorporated sustainability into its strategic plan and as part of its Sustainable DuPage initiative, Choose DuPage has already promoted sustainability to DuPage businesses and desires to expand the program; and

WHEREAS, the County has determined that Choose DuPage has the capacity and expertise to implement and manage a program which will encourage businesses to reduce their environmental impact; and

WHEREAS, the County agrees to compensate Choose DuPage sixty thousand dollars ($60,000.00) to continue and expand the Sustainable DuPage initiative in accordance with the attached agreement; and

WHEREAS, the Environmental Committee has reviewed and recommended approval of the attached AGREEMENT at the specified amount.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the DuPage County Board that the attached AGREEMENT between the COUNTY and Choose DuPage is hereby accepted and approved in an amount not to exceed $60,000.00...

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