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Cook County Releases Annual Financial Report

By at June 5, 2012 | 2:01 pm | 5 Comments

Cook County Releases Annual Financial Report

For the first time since 2002, Cook County has issued its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) within six months of the end of the fiscal year, President Preckwinkle announced today. The CAFR is an important financial document that includes audited financial statements and other critical details designed to give the public access to the county’s financial more...

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Preckwinkle Moves to Overhaul Housing Authority of Cook County

By at June 5, 2012 | 10:41 am | 5 Comments

Preckwinkle Moves to Overhaul Housing Authority of Cook County

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced sweeping changes to the Housing Authority of Cook County (HACC) by appointing four new board members, representing a majority on the seven-member board. Preckwinkle Moves to Overhaul Housing Authority of Cook County The newly constituted board will be charged with implementing both short and long-term policy more...

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Cook County Redistricting Committee Presents Draft District Map

By at June 1, 2012 | 8:48 am | 2 Comments

Cook County Redistricting Committee Presents Draft District Map

The Cook County Redistricting Committee has published a draft map of proposed changes to Cook County Commissioner districts, based on demographic changes as a result of the 2012 Census.  The next public hearing on the proposed map will be Thursday, June 7, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will take place in the Cook County Boardroom, 118 N Clark St., Rm. 569. For more more...

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Cook County Live Streaming Event Instructions

By at May 31, 2012 | 12:05 pm | 5 Comments

Cook County Live Streaming Event Instructions

The live broadcast is  produced by Polycom.  Follow these easy instrctions, and you'll be watching in no time at all. For PC Users: 1) Using the Internet Explorer browser, click, type or copy this link into your browser's address bar: https://192.148.244.149/rss/ and press "Enter". 2) A website titled "Polycom RSS 400" should load.  On the page you should see more...

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President Preckwinkle delivers keynote address at Interfaith Memorial Service for Indigent Persons

By at May 30, 2012 | 4:56 pm | 1 Comments

President Preckwinkle delivers keynote address at Interfaith Memorial Service for Indigent Persons

President Toni Preckwinkle helped commemorate the lives of 609 indigent persons and unborn babies buried by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office over the past year during an Interfaith Memorial Service hosted by the First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple. The 27th annual observance was sponsored by the Memorial Ministry for Indigent Persons, more...

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Statement from President Preckwinkle on House Bill 5007

By at May 25, 2012 | 10:28 am | 2 Comments

Statement from President Preckwinkle on House Bill 5007

“Yesterday evening, the Illinois General Assembly passed House Bill 5007. This initiative will allow the federal government to consider the Cook County Medicaid Waiver that, if approved, will permit current patients of the Cook County Health and Hospitals System who will be eligible for Medicaid coverage in 2014 to enroll early in a Cook County Medicaid Network with more...

Hospitals and Health Care , News , President's Office

2012 Unincorporated Vehicle Stickers On Sale Now

By at May 24, 2012 | 1:10 pm | 5 Comments

2012 Unincorporated Vehicle Stickers On Sale Now

President Preckwinkle is reminding residents of unincorporated Cook County that vehicle stickers and tags are now on sale at most local township offices, online and at the Cook County Building downtown. Residents of unincorporated Cook County who own vehicles are required to purchase Cook County Vehicle Licenses, per the Wheel Tax Ordinance (Chapter 74, Article XVI).  more...

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Protect yourself and your family during West Nile Virus season

By at May 23, 2012 | 4:04 pm | 9 Comments

Protect yourself and your family during West Nile Virus season

The first mosquito pools positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in suburban Cook County were reported yesterday by state public health officials. Although the first pools were located in the communities of Lemont and Norridge, officials warn residents throughout suburban Cook County to take precautions.       “West Nile Virus is not isolated to one more...

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Clerk of the Circuit Court, Elected Officials and Agencies Sponsor Adult and Juvenile Expungement Summit

By at May 17, 2012 | 11:14 am | 7 Comments

Clerk of the Circuit Court, Elected Officials and Agencies Sponsor Adult and Juvenile Expungement Summit

The Honorable Dorothy Brown, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County; the Honorable Anita Alvarez, State’s Attorney of Cook County; the Honorable Abishi C. Cunningham, Cook County Public Defender, the Honorable Thomas J. Dart, Cook County Sheriff; Dr. Byron Brazier, Pastor of Apostolic Church of God, NBC 5 Chicago, and an array of governmental, legal, community and more...

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The 2012 Fishing Derby is Around the Corner

By at May 14, 2012 | 2:06 pm | 1 Comments

The 2012 Fishing Derby is Around the Corner

Celebrate a summer day fishing at Busse Woods, a Cook County Forest Preserve, with some of your friends and family. Bring your fishing gear and fish for fantastic prizes! No fishing license needed during Illinois Free Fishing days! Commissioner Schnieder's Fishing Derby View more documents from more...

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