Cook County Treasurer Delivers Plenty of Food for Thought at the July 15 "Food for Thought" for Leaguers.
Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas delivered the keynote address at the Cook County League’s virtual Food for Thought luncheon on July 15. Flanked by members of her staff, Treasurer Pappas spoke to over 60 Leaguers on a wide range of topics, including how she has modernized the office, making it more efficient and effective. For a recording of the entire presentation, please click here.
The League of Women Voters of Cook County held its 2021 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 18, from 10 am to noon, via Zoom. During the business meeting, officers and directors were elected, and the 2021-22 program and budget were unanimously approved.
After the business meeting, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle (at right) spoke about her number-one priority: distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine and the economic recovery in Cook County. A question-and-answer session followed.
Here is the link to her complete remarks, where she revealed her intent to run for a fourth term as President.
Delegate Approved Materials from the meeting:
1. Slate of officers and board members
2. Proposed LWV CC Program for 2021-22
3. Proposed Budget 2021-22
An overview of reports from chairs of LWV Cook County Committees and Interest Groups were delivered at the meeting. You can read the reports here:
Budget and Structure
Health and Hospital System
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District