League of Women Voters of Cook County

League of Women Voters of Cook County The League of Women Voters of Cook County (LWVCC) is a nonpartisan organization that encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government.

The League of Women Voters is dedicated to education and advocacy on issues surrounding voting, elections, government, and public policy. Currently focusing on the Cook County Budget & Structure and the Health & Hospital System.. We never support or oppose a political party or candidate for office.

The League of Women Voters is dedicated to education and advocacy on issues surrounding voting, elections, government, and public policy. Currently focusing on the Cook County Budget & Structure and the Health & Hospital System.. We never support or oppose a political party or candidate for office.

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​Cook County’s Plan for Use of American Rescue Plan Funds
12/19/2021
​Cook County’s Plan for Use of American Rescue Plan Funds

​Cook County’s Plan for Use of American Rescue Plan Funds

Cook County Board of Commissioners Meeting December 16, 2021 Cook County ’ s Plan for Use of American Rescue Plan Funds The Commissioners voted to refer the proposal to extend the American...

Land Use Options Topped the Discussion at MWRD Board Meeting
12/18/2021
Land Use Options Topped the Discussion at MWRD Board Meeting

Land Use Options Topped the Discussion at MWRD Board Meeting

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) Board Meeting December 2, 2021 Board Action: Of the 40 agenda items, six were pulled for discussion: Among them was a request to advertise for...

Cook County Board Unanimously Passes $8.15 Billion Budget for 2022
11/19/2021
Cook County Board Unanimously Passes $8.15 Billion Budget for 2022

Cook County Board Unanimously Passes $8.15 Billion Budget for 2022

Cook County Board and Finance Committee Meetings November 18, 2021 Prior to the Board meeting at which the budget was unanimously passed, the Finance Committee met and unanimously passed all proposed...

Cook County Board Requests Metrics on Covid Funding
11/16/2021
Cook County Board Requests Metrics on Covid Funding

Cook County Board Requests Metrics on Covid Funding

Cook County Board of Commissioners Meeting September 23, 2021 The Board Approved: The Covid Relief Report sparked some discussion on expenditures related to the Coronavirus Relief Funds, specifically...

Health and Hospital Committee Meeting of Cook County Board
11/06/2021
Health and Hospital Committee Meeting of Cook County Board

Health and Hospital Committee Meeting of Cook County Board

Cook County Board of Directors Committee Meetings Health & Hospital Committee November 2, 2021 Cook County Department of Public Health [CCDPH]: Public Health officials gave their monthly update on...

Commissioner Shore’s Final Meeting as a Board Member of the MWRD
11/03/2021
Commissioner Shore’s Final Meeting as a Board Member of the MWRD

Commissioner Shore’s Final Meeting as a Board Member of the MWRD

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) Board Meeting October 21, 2021 Commissioner Debra Shore said good-bye to fellow commissioners, staff and the public, thanking them for their work and...

November 01st, 2021
11/01/2021
November 01st, 2021

November 01st, 2021

Cook County Board Finance Committee Departmental Budget Meeting October 27 State’s Attorney - Presented by Kimberly Foxx Proposed 2022 Budget: $187,870,209 2021 Budget:...

Cook County Health 2022 Budget Presented at Budget Hearing
10/29/2021
Cook County Health 2022 Budget Presented at Budget Hearing

Cook County Health 2022 Budget Presented at Budget Hearing

Cook County Board Finance Committee Departmental Budget Hearings Oct. 26, 2021 The meeting scheduled for 9 a.m. was held at 10:30 due to CCH scheduling issues. It continued until 1:15 for 2 hours...

Chief Judge and Land Bank Present 2022 Budgets at Hearing
10/29/2021
Chief Judge and Land Bank Present 2022 Budgets at Hearing

Chief Judge and Land Bank Present 2022 Budgets at Hearing

Cook County Board Finance Committee Departmental Budget Hearings: October 27, 2021 This report covers the meetings with the Chief Judge and the Land Bank. Chief Judge presented by Honorable Tim...

Sheriff Dart Presents Budget at Hearing
10/28/2021
Sheriff Dart Presents Budget at Hearing

Sheriff Dart Presents Budget at Hearing

Cook County Board Finance Committee Budget Meetings Oct. 27 Sheriff Budget presented by Sheriff Tom Dart Proposed 2022 Budget: $619,404,166 2021 Budget: $593,629,147 Proposed 2022 FTEs:...

Discord Within Board of Review Apparent During Budget Hearing
10/28/2021
Discord Within Board of Review Apparent During Budget Hearing

Discord Within Board of Review Apparent During Budget Hearing

Cook County Board Finance Committee Departmental Budget Hearings: Day 2 October 26, 2021 Cook County Public Defender - presented by Sharone Mitchell and staff Proposed 2022 Budget - $84,102,421 ...

Cook County Board Departmental Budget Hearings Continue
10/27/2021
Cook County Board Departmental Budget Hearings Continue

Cook County Board Departmental Budget Hearings Continue

Cook County Board Finance Committee Departmental Budget Hearings October 25, 2021, Part Two ​ Public Administrator presented by Louis G. Apostal Proposed 2022 Budget: $1,505,785 2021...

Staffing Issues Continue to be a Concern for Cook County Health
09/30/2021
Staffing Issues Continue to be a Concern for Cook County Health

Staffing Issues Continue to be a Concern for Cook County Health

Cook County Health Board of Directors Meeting September 24, 2021​ Meeting Highlights: Human Resources Committee Separations are outpacing hires. There was a net of 91 fewer employees this past...

MWRD Board Receives Positive Report On Retirement Fund
09/06/2021
MWRD Board Receives Positive Report On Retirement Fund

MWRD Board Receives Positive Report On Retirement Fund

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) Board Meeting - September 2, 2021 All Items were approved, except for Agenda Item #63, which was deleted (see below for more info on that item). ...

Cook County Health Proposes 15% Budget Increase for 2022
08/23/2021
Cook County Health Proposes 15% Budget Increase for 2022

Cook County Health Proposes 15% Budget Increase for 2022

Cook County Health (CCH) Special Board Meeting August 9, 2021 Preliminary Presentation of 2022 CCH Budget Highlights of the Presentation Cook County Health’s preliminary $3.9 billion budget for...

Cook County Board Resumes Meeting In Person
08/12/2021
Cook County Board Resumes Meeting In Person

Cook County Board Resumes Meeting In Person

Cook County Board of Commissioners Meeting July 29, 2021 Board Action of Note: Agenda Item 21-4358 Proposed appt. of Antara Nath Rivera to 4 yr. term on Board of Ethics. Moved to Legislation...

MWRD Board Holds First In Person Meeting In 17 Months
08/09/2021
MWRD Board Holds First In Person Meeting In 17 Months

MWRD Board Holds First In Person Meeting In 17 Months

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) Board Meeting August 5, 2021 The meeting was held in person with COVID-19 precautions such as a mask requirement, socially distance and limited...

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332 S Michigan Ave, Ste 634
Chicago, IL
60604

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The League of Women Voters of Cook County focuses on public policy, decisions and election processes impacting Cook County. Interest Groups allow members to become better educated on specific aspects of Cook County government. Currently, the topics of the interest groups are Budget and Structure and the Health and Hospital System.

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