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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 leaders.

In our transition plan, we committed to lead by example by reguarly reporting on our progress. In this document, we have listed each of our commitments, goals and progress on these commitments. We invite you to see what we have done in the first 100 days and let us know your thoughts and ideas.

Click here to view our 100 Day Report Card (for online viewing – recommended)

Click here to view our 100 Day Report Card (for printing)

In addition to the report, we have posted backup material and additional information on several of the initiatives listed in our report card. This supporting material includes press releases, legislation and internal documents outlining our approaches. Thank you again  for reading this report and for taking part in an open, honest and efficient Cook County.

Initiative #1: Capital Projects Moratorium:

Click here for the Moratorium

Initiative #2: Completely Repeal Sales Tax Increase by FY 2013:

Click here for announcement about the full sales tax rollback

Initiative #4: Establish a New Performance Management Culture

Click here for a copy of the Performance Management Ordinance

Initiative #7: Undertake a Desk and Compensation Audit

Click here for a copy of the Executive Summary of the Audit

Initiative #9: Lead Economic Development Efforts through a New Bureau of Economic Development

Click here for a post announcing the new Bureau

Initiative #10: Improve Efficiency of the Criminal Justice System

Click here for a copy of the Resolution setting a deadline for compliance on court orders

Initiative #14: Limit Overtime Spending and Provide Comprehensive Review

Click here for a copy of internal report on Overtime and FMLA and our approach

Initiative #19: Investigate Ending Tax Subsidy to Unincorporated Areas

Click here for a copy of internal report on analysis of unincorporated Cook County areas and our approach

Initiative #21: Greening Cook County Buildings

Click here for the video announcing the Greening initiative with ComEd

Initiative #23: Make Budget Information Publicly Accessible and Budget Decisions More Transparent

Click here for a copy of the “Citizens Guide”

Copy of the “President’s Guide” (forthcoming)

Initiative #28: Enhance Forest Preserve Youth Education Initiative

Click here for the video announcing our new Forest Preserve youth initiative

 

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