I am grateful to Chairman Daley and the Commissioners who supported the revenue proposals we brought today before the Finance Committee. These modest tax proposals will provide us with enough revenue in FY 16 to meet our obligations in core County... Read more
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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said today she will propose a 1% tax on hotels and motels in the County to provide revenue critically needed to close a gap in the County’s FY 2016 budget and fund critical public safety services in the... Read more
First formal agreement approved by Board of CommissionersCook County has officially joined to drive to bring much-needed western access to O’Hare International Airport.The Elgin O’Hare Western Access (EOWA) project, which carries a current price tag... Read more
Thirty-six taxing districts across Cook County have so far submitted requests to Cook County’s No Cash Bid Program for the 2015 program year. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today that taxing districts participating in Round 1... Read more
President Toni Preckwinkle’s nomination of Elaine Lockwood Bean as new chief of the County’s Bureau of Asset Management was approved today by the Cook County Board of Commissioners.Lockwood Bean brings significant public and private sector... Read more