On February 20, 2019, the Cook County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution honoring the hard work of the staff of the Department of Facilities Management during the dangerously cold temperatures in Cook County and the Midwest area beginning late Tuesday, January 29 and lasting until Thursday, January 31, 2019.  The staff put in long hours and worked hard at County warming centers to assist County residents in need.

View full resolution:

President Preckwinkle poses with the staff of the Department of Facilities Management, 

Director Bilqis Jacobs-El (holding document) and Ann Kalayil, Bureau Chief, Asset Management,

standing to the left of President Preckwinkle, after the Resolution was passed.