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Everything you need to know about the April 5th Cook County Consolidated Election

By at March 2, 2011 | 11:39 am | 1 Comments

Everything you need to know about the April 5th Cook County Consolidated Election

Nearly 2,100 candidates will be running for municipal, school, park, library and fire district offices in suburban Cook County on April 5, 2011, according to Cook County Clerk David Orr. "Voter participation in local elections is crucial if residents want to influence issues affecting their communities," Orr said. "Unfortunately, less than a third of registered more...

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Cook County debuts two Web sites, new social media channels

By at March 1, 2011 | 4:46 pm | 10 Comments

Cook County debuts two Web sites, new social media channels

The new Cook County Government homepage is a place where citizens can find out about news, deadlines, programs and other information to help them interact with the county in a smarter way. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said transparency means delivering useful information to the public in real time. This Web site is designed to do that in a logical and more...

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Cook County President seeks to link municipalities, federal FEMA dollars for snow storm costs

By at March 1, 2011 | 4:28 pm | 0 Comment

Cook County President seeks to link municipalities, federal FEMA dollars for snow storm costs

The snow might be long gone, but Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management are seeking to link local municipalities and other eligible applicants with federal disaster funding for costs associated with the Feb. 1 snowstorm. Preckwinkle said she has given her full support to helping more...

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Updated 2/28–Board of Review Opens Five Townships for Appeal

By at February 28, 2011 | 5:11 pm | 0 Comment

Updated 2/28–Board of Review Opens Five Townships for Appeal

The Cook County Board of Review has announced dates for filing assessment appeal complaints for property owners in Niles, Stickney, Maine, Rich and Lyons Townships. The filing dates for property assessment appeals begin on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 and will end on Wednesday, March 23, 2011. Property owners may appeal their assessments to the Board if they believe more...

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-26

By at February 26, 2011 | 9:42 am | 0 Comment

Today is Election Day! Make sure you get out and exercise your constitutional right. Polls close at 7 pm # Cook County Assessor is helping seniors prepare property tax exemptions @ Atlas Senior Center in Chciago, 9 am to 1 pm, http://j.mp/epBZDi # Cook County Board of Review opens 30-day window for property tax appeals in 5 townships http://bit.ly/hcOa02 more...

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Cook County Dept. of Homeland Security to present Blizzard of 2011 preliminary damage assessments

By at February 22, 2011 | 4:02 pm | 0 Comment

Cook County Dept. of Homeland Security to present Blizzard of 2011 preliminary damage assessments

On behalf of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, the Cook County Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (DHSEM) wishes to thank all Cook County municipalities, townships, other eligible units of government and non-profit organizations in providing our office with your Public Assistance Preliminary Damage Assessments (PDA). The level of more...

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Parentage and Child Support Court moves to Daley Center

By at February 22, 2011 | 3:22 pm | 0 Comment

Parentage and Child Support Court moves to Daley Center

Circuit Court of Cook County Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans announced that the Parentage and Child Support Court (formerly called Expedited Child Support Program) will move from 32 W. Randolph Street in Chicago to the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington Street, Chicago, Room 24, on the concourse level.  The move is effective on February 15, 2011. The Parentage more...

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-19

By at February 19, 2011 | 9:42 am | 0 Comment

Everything you need to know about the new Cook County General Business License http://bit.ly/hDIBRn # President Preckwinkle, Sheriff Dart discuss 2011 county budgets on WTTW-11's "Chicago Tonight" http://bit.ly/fRXW0P # Ask Kurt Summers about the 2011 Budget http://bit.ly/dXbYUh # Cook County Assessor Berrios Mails Property Tax Exemption Applications more...

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-12

By at February 12, 2011 | 9:42 am | 0 Comment

Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County families celebrate Chinese New Year http://bit.ly/f34h7e # President Preckwinkle, Sheriff Dart discuss 2011 county budgets on WTTW-11's "Chicago Tonight" http://bit.ly/hUknnn # Cook County President Addresses Chicagoland Chamber Board of Directors http://bit.ly/i7U8hb # Cook County Assessor Berrios Mails Property Tax more...

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Sheriff Dart shifts community service crews to help with snow removal

By at February 9, 2011 | 1:33 pm | 0 Comment

Sheriff Dart shifts community service crews to help with snow removal

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is offering to assist suburban towns with snow removal from fire hydrants and emergency routes by assigning those completing community service hours to that effort.  The work done by those in the Sheriff’s Work Alternative Program comes at no charge to the municipality and can be arranged by village leaders, preferably those from the more...

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