Open Government

Whether providing open data from our County systems or maps and information, Cook County is committed to providing transparency and open government.

Cook County Historic Archives and Records Office

A New Flag for Cook County

“The "I Will" flag, designed by Drew Duffy and Martin Burciaga has been named the official new flag of Cook County. The “I Will” flag is a r…
Office of the President

American Rescue Plan Act

Roadmap to Recovery: Cook County's American Rescue Plan Below is an overview of the recently developed Roadmap to Recovery: Cook County’s A…
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer

Annual Buying Plans

Annual Buying PlansFY24 Interactive Buying PlanFY23 Interactive Buying Plan
Office of the President

Annual Reports

Cook County at a Glance 2019 highlights accomplishments over the past year for Offices Under the President in Cook County government.
Board of Ethics

Campaign Finance Database & Guidance

Per Section 2-585 of the Ethics Ordinance, County vendors, potential vendors, lobbyists and paid appointees are subject to certain campaign…
Bureau of Economic Development

Cook County Census 2020

Census by the NumbersCook County has launched an online dashboard, Census by the Numbers, in English and Sp
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer

County Sister Agencies

Vendors interested in doing business with Cook County may also wish to explore procurement opportunities with other local government agencie…
Secretary to the Board of Commissioners

Decennial Committees on Local Government Efficiency Act Reports

Commission on Human Rights

Decisions of the Commission on Human Rights

Decisions of the Commission on Human Rights. Requests for older Commission Decisions and Orders can be made via email at human.rights@cookco…
Bureau of Human Resources

Equal Employment Opportunity Office

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Office provides oversight of the County's equal employment policies and programs.  It is the role of this…
Commission on Human Rights

File a Complaint for a Violation of the Minimum Wage Ordinance

The Commission investigates and, if warranted, adjudicates violations of the Cook County Minimum Wage Ordinance. If you believe that you hav…
Commission on Human Rights

File a Complaint for a Violation of the Paid Leave Ordinance

The Commission investigates and, if warranted, adjudicates violations of the Cook County Paid Leave Ordinance. If you believe that your empl…
Commission on Human Rights

File a Complaint for Unlawful Discrimination or Harassment

The Commission investigates, mediates and, if warranted, adjudicates violations of the Cook County Human Rights Ordinance. If you believe th…
Office of the Independent Inspector General

Filing a Complaint with the Office of the Independent Inspector General

General ComplaintsIf you have information concerning corruption, fraud, waste, mismanagement, and/or employee misconduct (whether it involve…
Department of Risk Management

General Liability - Programs and Certificates of Insurance

General Liability  
Department of Revenue

Home Rule Tax Web (mobile) application

Home Rule Tax Web (mobile) application The Home Rule Tax Reward program rewards those individuals who report violations of the Cook County…
Justice Advisory Council

Justice Advisory Council Meetings

The Cook County Justice Advisory Council (JAC) conducts open meetings, held every other month, that serve as an opportunity for advisory boa…
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Maps and Geospatial Data

Cook Central: Centralizing Maps, Apps, and Data From property and boundary data, to transportation, social service, and environmental data,…
Office of the Independent Inspector General

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

Intergovernmental AgreementIn May 2019, Cook County and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago ("MWRD") entered into…
Office of the Independent Inspector General

OIIG Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the function of the OIIG?
Office of the Independent Inspector General

OIIG Investigation Process

Investigation ProcessUpon receipt of a complaint, a triage/screening process of each complaint is undertaken. In order to streamline the OII…
Office of the Independent Inspector General

OIIG Leadership

Steven E. Cyranoski  Interim Inspector General Pursuant to OIIG Ordinance, Steven E. Cyranoski currently serves as Interim Inspector Gener…
Commission on Human Rights

Paid Leave Ordinance and Regulations

After engaging in a public rulemaking process, the Commission adopted interpretative and procedural rules for its enforcement of the Cook Co…
Office of Research, Operations and Innovation

Performance Management

Annual Performance Report Read the latest 
Office of the President

Policy Roadmap

President Preckwinkle has published the Policy Roadmap 2024-2027: Four-Year Strategic Plan for Offices Under the President—an update to the…
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer

Procurement Data & Information

To View/Interact with the data for any of the sections below, either click on the header or reference the Related Links area on the right si…
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer

Procurement Staff Directory

Office of the Chief Procurement Officer

Procurement Workshops and Events

Upcoming Events: To Be Announced   
Office of the President

Property Tax Reform Group

In October 2023, the Office of the President published "Property Taxes in Cook County: Introduction to Reform" written by the Cook County Pr…
Office of the Independent Inspector General

Public Statements, Quarterly Reports & Proposed Legislation

Public Statements The Independent Inspector General is authorized to issue public statements in two circumstances: When an investigation th…
Office of the President

Racial Equity

Cook County Equity Fund ReportReleased on April 7, 2022, the Cook County Equity Fund Report was created to address historic and continued di…
Office of the Independent Inspector General

Reporting Political Contacts

In order to ensure that the law and policies are followed, all employees, regardless of whether they hold exempt or non-exempt positions, ha…
Bureau of Human Resources

Shakman Exempt Positions

An exempt position is one that involves policy making to an extent or is confidential in such a way that political affiliation is an appropr…
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer

The Procurement Process

Competitive ProcessPublic competition is one of the core pillars to our procurement program. Our competitive solicitations are announced in…
Office of the Independent Inspector General

Unlawful Political Discrimination Complaints

If you have information concerning unlawful political discrimination in connection with any aspect of Cook County government employment, you…
Cook County Liquor Commission

Video Gaming License

Video Gaming Cook County now allows establishments licensed to sell alcohol for on-site consumption to install up to six video gaming termi…