2011 Cook County Budget Hearings and Meetings

Are you interested in attending budget hearings or meetings?  The public is welcome to learn more about the budget and Cook County Government by coming to any or all of our public proceedings.  Below you will find a list of times and locations for hearings and meetings related to the 2011 Cook County budget.

Departmental Review Meetings

The Finance Committee of the Board of Commissioners of Cook County has scheduled the meetings listed below in the Board Room, Room 569, County Building, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois, for the purpose of conducting departmental reviews on the proposed 2011 Executive Budget.

Departmental Review meeting dates and times:

Thursday, February 3, 2011, 9:00 A.M. (morning) Cancelled due to snow emergency.  All reviews scheduled for 2/3 will take place on 2/4.

Friday, February 4, 2011, 9:00 A.M. (morning)

Monday, February 7, 2011, 9:00 A.M. (all day)

Tuesday, February 8, 2011, 9:00 A.M. (all day)

Wednesday, February 9, 2011, 9:00 A.M. (all day)

Thursday, February 10, 2011, 9:00 A.M. (all day)

Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 1:00 P.M. (afternoon)

Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 3:00 P.M. (afternoon)

Thursday, February 17, 2011, 9:00 A.M. (Reserve Day)

Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 9:00 A.M. (Reserve Day)

In the event that additional time is required beyond the scheduled reserve day, a supplemental schedule will be distributed.

2011 Cook County budget hearings

The public may testify at these meetings.  Persons wishing to testify should give their name and the name of any organization they are representing to the Secretary to the Board, 118 North Clark Street, Room 567, County Building, Telephone: (312) 603-6127, also you can register at any of the locations listed above, at the time of the meeting.  Each organization will be limited to one speaker.  Each speaker will be limited to 3 minutes.  Speakers are requested to submit 30 copies of any written statement to the committee prior to speaking.

2011 Budget Hearing times and locations:
Wednesday, 6:30 P.M.
Fourth District Courthouse
February 9, 2011
1500 South Maybrook Drive
Courtroom 106
Maywood, Illinois

Thursday, 6:30 P.M.
Second District Courthouse
February 10, 2011
5600 Old Orchard Road
Conference Room 201
Skokie, Illinois

Tuesday, 6:30 P.M.
Sixth District Courthouse
February 15, 2011
16501 South Kedzie Parkway
Courtroom 098
Markham, Illinois

Wednesday, 10:00 A.M.
Cook County Building
February 16, 2011
118 North Clark Street
Board Room, Room 569
Chicago, Illinois

The public may testify at these meetings. Persons wishing to testify should give their name and the name of any organization they are representing to the Secretary to the Board, 118 North Clark Street, Room 567, County Building, Telephone: (312) 603-6127, also you can register at any of the locations listed above, at the time of the meeting. Each organization will be limited to one speaker. Each speaker will be limited to 3 minutes. Speakers are requested to submit 30 copies of any written statement to the committee prior to speaking.

You can inspect the proposed budget at the following locations, beginning February 1, 2010:

  1. Bureau of Finance, Department of Budget and Management Services, Room 1100, Cook County Building, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  2. Second District Courthouse, 5600 Old Orchard Road, Skokie, Illinois, in the Office of the County Clerk, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  3. Third District Courthouse, 2121 Euclid Avenue, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, in the Office of the County Clerk, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  4. Fourth District Courthouse, 1500 South Maybrook Drive, Maywood, Illinois, in the Office of the County Clerk, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  5. Fifth District Courthouse, 10220 South 76th Avenue, Bridgeview, Illinois, in the Office of the County Clerk, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  6. Sixth District Courthouse, 16501 South Kedzie Parkway, Markham, Illinois, in the Office of the County Clerk, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.