2022 News Archive

Grow Solar helps residents save on energy bills through group purchasing of solar

Cook County Bureau of Economic Development announces Request for Proposal applications for organizations interested in program administration and outreach assistance for the Cook County Promise Guaranteed Income Pilot

The Cook County Board of Commissioners today approved a Class 7b property tax incentive, at the recommendation of the County’s Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC), to support the redevelopment of Old Orchard Shopping Center in Skokie,…

South Suburban College (SSC) will host the Cook County Career Connector Hiring & Resource Fair on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Kindig Performing Arts Center.

Over 30 projects are slated to begin work this year
 

CHICAGO — (May 9, 2022) This week, Cook County completed its five-year, $25 million project to upgrade its telecommunications system to Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP).

CHICAGO — (May 6, 2022) Today Cook County unveiled its historic investment to support local small business resiliency and growth.

More than 1,900 Chicago-area homes have been renovated through the program since its inception in 1991

Funding will add to the over $130 million in rental assistance disbursed by the County since the start of the pandemic to benefit eligible applicants who previously qualified but did not receive assistance

A new symbol and pledge launch to show Cook County is welcoming to all

County commits more than $100 million for upcoming environmental initiatives

The Cook County Board of Commissioners approved funding this week for transportation projects and initiatives led by the County’s Department of Transportation and Highways (DoTH).

Highlights include accounting, financial and legislative reporting commitments for the Cook County Equity Fund and policy recommendations from the Cook County Equity Fund Taskforce

County’s Animal and Rabies Control hosts first clinic on Saturday, April 9

Government Technology Magazine this week announced Cook County Chief Information Officer (CIO) Tom Lynch was among its…

Cook County’s Department of Transportation and Highways (DoTH), under the leadership of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, is seeking input from residents on the County’s first-of-its-kind transit plan.

This global event raises awareness for climate change

Applications are now open for two programs that promote community and economic development throughout the County

The Cook County Board of Commissioners approved funding this week for transportation projects and initiatives led by the County’s Department of Transportation and Highways (DoTH).

Nearly 300 submissions down to six as Board of Commissioners consider final designs for new County flag

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This week, a delegation of officials from Cork County, Ireland visited Cook County to provide local updates, discuss governmental best practices and share ideas about how the two counties can collaborate.

Today, in honor of Women’s History Month, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle joined the Cook County Commission on Women’s Issues in honoring 17 women for their contributions to their communities.

The Cook County Justice Advisory Council Seeks to Award up to $65 million in grants funded by the American Rescue Plan Act

(COOK COUNTY, IL) - Today, the Office of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County (CEDA) announced a new program to assist low-income residents with water utility bills.

The Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways (DoTH) is deploying crews as a storm system moves into the region.

The Cook County Board of Commissioners approved funding this week for transportation projects and initiatives led by the County’s Department of Transportation and Highways (DoTH).

Today, the Cook County Board of Commissioners confirmed Lynne Turner as Board Secretary.

Program offered by County’s Animal and Rabies Control as part of National Spay and Neuter Awareness Month