Google+

Find It Fast

Agencies

The Board

Websites

Catergories

Press

Maps

President’s Office

Cook County Board President Preckwinkle and Mayor-elect Emanuel announce joint committee on city-county cooperation

By at March 29, 2011 | 12:30 pm | 0 Comment

Cook County Board President Preckwinkle and Mayor-elect Emanuel announce joint committee on city-county cooperation

Today Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced the creation of a joint committee tasked with examining all areas of city and county operations and producing a report on how they can best work together to cut costs, improve service delivery and streamline residents' interactions with government. This diverse group of non-profit, more...

News , President's Office , , , , , , ,

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle discusses first 100 days in office in WBEZ 91.5 interview

By at March 28, 2011 | 1:54 pm | 4 Comments

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle discusses first 100 days in office in WBEZ 91.5 interview

From WBEZ, 91.5 fm: “I expected to find a lot of inefficiency and a lot of inappropriate behavior, and we’ve found it,” said new Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle with a laugh, speaking of her first 100 days in office. “I don’t know what to say. Am I surprised? No. I haven’t been surprised. But it is a little discouraging.” Preckwinkle spoke more...

News , President's Office , , , , ,

Preckwinkle, Sims provide municipalities with economic development tool

By at March 21, 2011 | 11:24 am | 1 Comments

Preckwinkle, Sims provide municipalities with economic development tool

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Finance Chairman John Daley and Cook County Board Commissioner Deborah Sims on Monday delivered on a promise to help 13 municipalities with targeted economic development projects through the Cook County No Cash Bid Program. The basic concept of the program is to assist municipalities and other taxing bodies with the more...

Elected Officials , News , President's Office , , , , ,

3/22 Poll Question: What should we do over our next 100 days?

By at March 17, 2011 | 4:48 pm | 7 Comments

3/22 Poll Question: What should we do over our next 100 days?

Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world's leading questionnaire more...

News , President's Office

Cook County 100-day report card

By at March 16, 2011 | 10:57 am | 5 Comments

Cook County 100-day report card

  On December 6, 2010 Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was sworn into office.  A day later, she released her transition report, with 37 initiatives for transforming Cook County. Of these 37, we committed to making significant progress on 29 of them in our first 100 days. The report included ideas from residents and was guided by 80 civic more...

News , President's Office , ,

New Forest Preserve District “Greens for Teens” Golf Tournament to benefit Cook County kids

By at March 9, 2011 | 11:38 am | 0 Comment

New Forest Preserve District “Greens for Teens” Golf Tournament to benefit Cook County kids

Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today that the District is launching a new, wide-ranging effort to increase youth outreach. Beginning this summer, the Forest Preserve District of Cook County will facilitate new programming and send up to 2,000 Cook County young people on visits to its six nature centers. The more...

Agencies , Features , Forest Preserve District , News , President's Office , , , , , ,

ComEd partners with Cook County for green initiatives

By at March 8, 2011 | 9:18 am | 0 Comment

ComEd partners with Cook County for green initiatives

Cook County has entered into a pro bono partnership with ComEd, the state’s largest energy provider, an effort that is designed to save energy and taxpayer dollars. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle joined today with ComEd chairman and CEO Frank M. Clark to announce an energy-efficiency initiative that is expected to produce $850,000 in annual cost more...

Features , News , President's Office , , , ,

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...

Features , Forest Preserve District , News , President's Office , , , ,

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...

Agencies , News , President's Office , , ,

Toni Preckwinkle talks 2011 budget on WTTW’s “Chicago Tonight”

By at March 1, 2011 | 9:04 am | 2 Comments

Toni Preckwinkle talks 2011 budget on WTTW’s “Chicago Tonight”

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle's $3 billion budget passes in the wee hours of Saturday morning after a marathon session. Carol Marin goes one-on-one with President more...

President's Office , , ,

Google+