Public Statements, Quarterly Reports & Proposed Legislation

Public Statements

The Independent Inspector General is authorized to issue public statements in two circumstances: When an investigation that exonerates an individual who is publicly known to have been under investigation, where the subject requests such a statement; and when an investigation concerns inefficient or wasteful management, as opposed to individual misconduct or illegality.

The OIIG has issued the following public statements:

Date Issued
IIG Case Number
Open Meetings Act Compliance Management March 24, 2016 IIG15-0364
Campaign Contributions – Bond Vendors December 15, 2015 IIG14-0438
Media Advisory December 9, 2015 N/A
Operational Review of Animal Control August 21, 2015 IIG15-0027
Board of Review – Ethics Compliance Review March 24, 2015 IIG13-0053
FLSA and Supplemental Policy Survey February 2, 2015 IIG14-0266
Employee Appeals Board December 18, 2014 IIG14-0461
Media Advisory August 25, 2014 N/A
Lobbyist Compliance Review May 19, 2014 IIG13-0404
Forest Preserve District Site Inspections February 14, 2014 IIG13-0061
Revenue Enhancement Initiative September 20, 2013 IIG-11-0035
DEA Audit – Pharmacies June 21, 2013 IIG-12-0065
Surplus Government Property January 14, 2013 IIG-11-0055
Contingency Fund Reconciliations September 26, 2012 IIG-12-0059
Northfield Woods Sanitary District April 27, 2012 IIG-11-0047
Highway Department Site Inspections December 20, 2011 IIG-11-0043
Review of Accounting Errors July 5, 2011 IIG-11-0027
Forest Preserve Pool Investigation March 25, 2011 IIG-10-0051
Highway Department Operational Survey December 20, 2010 IIG-10-0022
Letter to Commissioners regarding Employment of Relatives December 20, 2010 N/A
M WBE Survey and Audit, October 21, 2010, IIG-08-0112 October 21, 2010 IIG-08-0112
Administrative Tows (FPD) September 30, 2010 IIG-10-0078
Unauthorized Disbursements – Accounts Payable September 21, 2010 IIG-10-0075(b)
Jeans Day Fundraiser August 9, 2010 IIG-10-0017
Statement of Ecomonic Interest Compliance Survey July 19, 2010 IIG-10-0017
Management Training Survey June 30, 2010 IIG-08-0105
Market Event July 2, 2009 IIG-09-0020

Quarterly Reports

The Independent Inspector General submits a Quarterly Report to the President and the County Board. The Quarterly Report is released the 15th day of January, April, July, and October of each year. Quarterly Reports chronicle the number and type of investigations initiated, concluded or pending since the date of the last report. The Quarterly Report identifies the number and type of investigations (corruption, fraud, waste, mismanagement, unlawful political discrimination or misconduct) of any County employee, appointed officials, elected officials, contractors, subcontractors, persons seeking County Contracts, or persons seeking certification of eligibility for County contracts or other County Programs. The Quarterly Report identifies the number and type of investigations conducted by the OIIG regarding employees under the separately elected officials. The Quarterly Report identifies the number and type of recommendations made to any department heads or elected officials and whether or not the recommendation was followed.

The OIIG has issued the following Quarterly Reports: 

1st Quarter 2016

4th Quarter 2015

3rd Quarter 2015

2nd Quarter 2015

2nd Quarter 2013         


Proposed Legislation

The OIIG has issued the following proposed legislation:

Date Issued
Electronic Mail Requirement October 6, 2015
State Legislation for IG Oversight of County and County Funded Officials April 23, 2015
Lobbyist Registration Ordinance Amendments May 30, 2014
Procurement Contact Log February 5, 2014
Authority for Peer Review 1-2-14 January 2, 2014
OIIG Ordinance July 30, 2013
Jurisdiction of County Offices of Inspectors General in Illinios March 11, 2013
Veterans Preference January 29, 2013
Veterans Preference January 24, 2013
Ethical Violations in Unincorporated District, Sen. Christine Radogno January 18, 2013
Ethical Violations in Unicorporated District, Rep. John J. Cullerton January 18, 2013
Ethical Violations in Unincorportated District, Rep. Tom Cross January 18, 2013
Ethical Violations in Unincorportated District, Rep. Michael J. Madigan January 18, 2013
County Contractors and Procurement Issues July 12, 2012
Ethical Violations in Unincorporated Districts June 28, 2012
OIIG Ordinance May 11, 2012
OIIG Ordinance September 27, 2011
Internal Controls Ordinance August 4, 2011
Child Support Compliance Enforcement June 24, 2011
Purchasing Ordinance – Services April 8, 2011
Purchasing Ordinance – Professional Services March 21, 2011
Human Resources Ordinance February 24, 2011
Ethics Ordinance January 26, 2011
OIIG Ordinance July 28, 2009