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Preckwinkle Launches Sustainability Advisory Council

By at March 7, 2012 | 12:06 pm | 10 Comments

Preckwinkle Launches Sustainability Advisory Council

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today the formation of the Cook County Sustainability Advisory Council (CCSAC) which will be co-chaired by Anne Pramaggiore, President and CEO of ComEd, and Chris Kennedy, past President of Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois. The Sustainability more...

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Preckwinkle Appoints CEO of CURE to Illinois Medical District Commission

By at March 6, 2012 | 5:00 pm | 5 Comments

Preckwinkle Appoints CEO of CURE to Illinois Medical District Commission

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today appointed Carmita Vaughan, CEO of Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE) to the Illinois Medical District Commission. Preckwinkle cited Vaughan’s strong managerial experience, her familiarity with medical issues and healthcare, and her deep-rooted commitment to service as her main reasons for her selection more...

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Statement from President Preckwinkle on the 2013 Illinois Budget proposed by Governor Quinn

By at February 22, 2012 | 3:42 pm | 1 Comments

Statement from President Preckwinkle on the 2013 Illinois Budget proposed by Governor Quinn

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle issued the following statement today on the 2012 Illinois Budget proposed by Governor Quinn: “Today the Governor took great steps to lay out the budgetary problems that Illinois is facing in an honest and forthright manner. He laid out a strong framework for pension reform that I hope will prove a successful roadmap for the more...

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Preckwinkle Launches “Commit to Cook” Campaign at 2012 Auto Show

By at February 17, 2012 | 10:39 am | 2 Comments

Preckwinkle Launches “Commit to Cook” Campaign at 2012 Auto Show

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was joined by Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin and representatives of the Chicago Auto Show today to launch the “Commit to Cook” campaign encouraging residents to support Cook County businesses while engaging the business community to spur economic development.   President Preckwinkle laid out an ambitious goal for the more...

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New County Web Portal Offers One-Stop Property Tax Information

By at February 16, 2012 | 1:20 pm | 8 Comments

New County Web Portal Offers One-Stop Property Tax Information

President Toni Preckwinkle and Treasurer Maria Pappas were joined by Assessor Joseph Berrios, Clerk David Orr, Recorder of Deeds Eugene Moore and Board of Review Commissioners Michael Cabonargi, Larry Rogers, and Dan Patlak in announcing the creation of a consolidated website that will offer one-stop shopping for property tax information. “We are making one of more...

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Cook County’s Vacant Building Ordinance Takes Effect

By at February 14, 2012 | 12:42 pm | 4 Comments

Cook County’s Vacant Building Ordinance Takes Effect

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced that the County’s Vacant Building Ordinance goes into effect today. The ordinance is aimed at eliminating blight in communities hit hard by the foreclosure crisis by requiring owners and mortgagees to register their properties with the County and maintain the interior and exterior of the buildings to certain more...

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President Preckwinkle Launches Cook County Works Summer Youth Employment Program

By at June 20, 2011 | 2:29 pm | 2 Comments

President Preckwinkle Launches Cook County Works Summer Youth Employment Program

Reaffirming her commitment to broadening the County’s economic development efforts and creating employment opportunities for youth, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today launched the Cook County Works Youth Employment Program, aimed at providing training and employment to youth throughout the region. “We are emerging from a time of terrible economic more...

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President Preckwinkle, Forest Preserve Superintendent Randall announce sweeping reforms

By at April 4, 2011 | 10:17 am | 0 Comment

President Preckwinkle, Forest Preserve Superintendent Randall announce sweeping reforms

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Forest Preserve District of Cook County General Superintendent Arnold Randall and Commissioners Gregg Goslin and Jeffrey Tobolski announced today the implementation of new reform measures and policies targeting the kind of behavior uncovered by the Office of the Inspector General last summer at the Cermak Family Aquatic more...

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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...

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