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Statement from President Preckwinkle on the 2011 Cook County Pension Fund Actuary Report

By at May 3, 2012 | 3:33 pm | 0 Comment

Statement from President Preckwinkle on the 2011 Cook County Pension Fund Actuary Report

“The Cook County Pension fund released figures today showing that the funded ratios for Cook County and the Forest Preserve District as of December 31, 2011 are 57.5% and 61.6%, respectively.  In 2010, the funding levels were 60.7% and 65.2%, respectively. “The downward trend of our funding ratios resulting from a recurring structural deficit is a reminder of the more...

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President Preckwinkle Unveils 2012 Cook County Highway Plan

By at May 3, 2012 | 12:49 pm | 0 Comment

President Preckwinkle Unveils 2012 Cook County Highway Plan

President Toni Preckwinkle unveiled the 2012 Cook County Highway Plan today, offering motorists a roadmap for construction season and all-new online information about ongoing projects. The 2012 Cook County Highway Plan will improve 70 miles of roads in more than 30 suburban municipalities at a cost of $65 million dollars.  The 27 county roadway projects scheduled for more...

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Task Force Recommends Eventual Elimination of Unincorporated Cook

By at April 30, 2012 | 11:24 am | 6 Comments

Task Force Recommends Eventual Elimination of Unincorporated Cook

The Cook County Unincorporated Task Force has completed its initial findings, and recommends that all unincorporated areas of the county be eventually annexed into existing municipalities, President Toni Preckwinkle announced today. President Preckwinkle directed the formation of the Task Force on November 4, 2011 fulfilling a goal promised in her Transition more...

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Cook County Partners With League of Women Voters to Launch New Transparency Measures

By at April 16, 2012 | 2:58 pm | 5 Comments

Cook County Partners With League of Women Voters to Launch New Transparency Measures

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Clerk David Orr, and the League of Women Voters of Cook County held a press conference Monday, April 16th to announce new transparency measures for the Cook County Board. The measures are aimed at making it easier for residents to access and understand Cook County Board proceedings. Efforts were focused on more...

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Certificates of Purchase Awarded Through No Cash Bid

By at April 4, 2012 | 2:10 pm | 0 Comment

Certificates of Purchase Awarded Through No Cash Bid

Thirteen municipalities across Cook County received 193 certificates of purchase from the 2011 Scavenger Sale as part of the county’s No Cash Bid Program, President Preckwinkle announced today. The No Cash Bid program is one of the county’s economic development tools designed to help municipalities and other taxing bodies acquire tax delinquent property for reuse more...

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Cook County Honors Unusung Heroines for Women’s History Month

By at March 15, 2012 | 3:28 pm | 3 Comments

Cook County Honors Unusung Heroines for Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, the Cook County Commission on Women's Issues, and the Cook County Board of Commissioners joined together to host the 15th Annual Cook County Unsung Heroine Awards at a breakfast ceremony at the Chicago Cultural Center today.  The event was emceed by Ms. Merri Dee, a Chicago broadcasting more...

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Preckwinkle takes new steps to strengthen budget process, collaboration

By at February 23, 2012 | 12:33 pm | 0 Comment

Preckwinkle takes new steps to strengthen budget process, collaboration

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today the signing of an Executive Order that will strengthen the County’s Budget process and increase collaboration between the President’s office and other offices and departments throughout the County government. The Executive Order mandates the President’s office to issue a preliminary budget on June 30 of more...

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Preckwinkle takes steps to strengthen budget process, collaboration: Re-organization & Investment (ROI) Program to generate future savings

By at February 23, 2012 | 11:44 am | 0 Comment

Preckwinkle takes steps to strengthen budget process, collaboration: Re-organization & Investment (ROI) Program to generate future savings

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today the signing of an Executive Order that will strengthen the County’s Budget process and increase collaboration between the President’s office and other offices and departments throughout the County government.  The Executive Order mandates the President’s office to issue a preliminary budget on June 30 more...

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Ministers Offer President Preckwinkle Support and Solidarity

By at February 1, 2012 | 1:10 pm | 0 Comment

Ministers Offer President Preckwinkle Support and Solidarity

President Preckwinkle today met with ministers from across Cook County to address concerns regarding the medical examiner’s office and the proactive steps her office is taking to remediate problems.  More than sixteen ministers who are members of Interfaith Illinois and the Leaders Network attended the meeting, held early Wednesday morning. The president opened the more...

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President Preckwinkle Institutes Policy And Procedural Changes At The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office

By at January 26, 2012 | 12:56 pm | 10 Comments

President Preckwinkle Institutes Policy And Procedural Changes At The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office

President Preckwinkle today addressed staff and senior management at the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, announcing policy and procedural changes that will institute stricter controls, accountability and disciplinary measures throughout the department.  Today’s announcement marks the culmination of a months-long internal review of operations and hiring needs more...

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