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President Preckwinkle Tours Ingredion Incorporated

By at August 1, 2012 | 11:26 am | 0 Comment

President Preckwinkle Tours Ingredion Incorporated

On Thursday, July 26, Cook County  President Toni Preckwinkle, joined by Commissioner Jeffrey R. Tobolski and Herman Brewer, Bureau Chief, Economic Development for Cook County, toured Ingredion  Incorporated (formerly  known as Corn Products International, Inc. ), one of the world’s leading ingredient solutions providers and located in Cook County, Illinois for more...

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August Marks National Immunization Awareness Month

By at July 31, 2012 | 2:18 pm | 2 Comments

August Marks National Immunization Awareness Month

Whether you are packing your child’s first backpack with school supplies for Kindergarten or loading up their trunk for freshman year at college - there is no better time than now to get your children’s vaccinations up to date. “As parents we do everything we can to keep our children safe and healthy, protecting them from vaccine preventable diseases should be more...

Agencies , Hospitals and Health Care

County’s latest green ordinance requires recycling and reuse of demolition debris

By at July 31, 2012 | 12:37 pm | 4 Comments

County’s latest green ordinance requires recycling and reuse of demolition debris

A groundbreaking ordinance approved July 24 by the Cook County Board of Commissioners will require the bulk of the region’s demolition debris to be recycled and reused instead of clogging up the county’s remaining landfill, President Preckwinkle announced today. The Demolition Debris Diversion ordinance requires demolition contractors working in suburban and more...

Agencies , Environmental

A Message on West Nile Virus from the South Cook County Mosquito Abatement District

By at July 30, 2012 | 11:45 am | 2 Comments

A Message on West Nile Virus from the South Cook County Mosquito Abatement District

The South Cook County Mosquito Abatement District (SCCMAD), the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) surveillances indicate a large increase in West Nile Virus activity in mosquitoes. It is important that residents and businesses eliminate stagnant water on their properties.  To avoid mosquito bites and more...

Agencies , Hospitals and Health Care

President Preckwinkle Highlights Highway Department Roadway and Sidewalk Projects

By at July 25, 2012 | 1:42 pm | 0 Comment

President Preckwinkle Highlights Highway Department Roadway and Sidewalk Projects

President Toni Preckwinkle stopped in Glenview on Wednesday to highlight a number of significant projects being done by the Cook County Highway Department in the village and throughout the northern section of the county. During an outdoor press conference along Harms Road near Wilmette Avenue, President Preckwinkle announced that the repaving project along Harms more...

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Cook County Board of Commissioners Confirms Dr. Stephen J. Cina as New Medical Examiner

By at July 25, 2012 | 8:13 am | 0 Comment

Cook County Board of Commissioners Confirms Dr. Stephen J. Cina as New Medical Examiner

On July 24, 2012, the Cook County Board of Commissioners confirmed the appointment of Dr. Cina as Cook County Medical Examiner. Dr. Cina brings to the county two decades of experience in the field of forensic pathology, as well as outstanding credentials and executive experience. He is currently the associate medical director and chief administrative officer of the more...

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President Preckwinkle Fills Critical Vacancies, Names New CIO

By at July 23, 2012 | 2:59 pm | 4 Comments

President Preckwinkle Fills Critical Vacancies, Names New CIO

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced that she is filling critical vacancies in the President’s office as well as naming a new Chief Information Officer as she continues to recruit top talent to key posts in County Government. “I am thrilled to welcome these talented individuals to Cook County government, and I am confident that their more...

Agencies , President's Office

Cook County Receives Budget Award

By at July 20, 2012 | 2:40 pm | 0 Comment

Cook County Receives Budget Award

Cook County’s Department of Budget and Management Services has been recognized for meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting, President Preckwinkle announced today. The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has chosen Cook County for their annual Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.  The award tracks more...

Agencies , Budget

Preckwinkle Announces Council of Economic Advisors

By at July 19, 2012 | 3:17 pm | 3 Comments

Preckwinkle Announces Council of Economic Advisors

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today the creation of a Council of Economic Advisors, a group of more than 20 distinguished business and civic leaders from across the region who will advise Cook County on how to promote long-term economic growth within Cook County as well as the larger economic region. The Council will be co-chaired by John W. more...

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Cook County Modernizes, Offers Online Tax Payments for Business

By at July 11, 2012 | 10:24 am | 0 Comment

Cook County Modernizes, Offers Online Tax Payments for Business

The Cook County Department of Revenue (DOR) is now offering an online electronic payment option for home rule taxes, President Preckwinkle announced today. Home rule payments for parking, gas and diesel, amusement, liquor, and dealerships paying use and new motor vehicles taxes, can all be paid through the new automated clearinghouse (ACH) payment option system.  more...

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