Cook County Board of Commissioners Meeting - August 3, 2016
Significant Topic Discussed and Deferred:
November Ballot Referendum - Commissioners in favor of having voters decide this November if the office of the Cook County Recorder of Deeds should be consolidated with the County Clerk’s office, dodged a challenge! A new resolution (Agenda Item #16-4660) that would remove the question from the ballot and replace it with an impact study was “deferred”, although public testimony was allowed. Protestors charged that racism motivated the referendum. Commissioners for and against pushed back vigorously on the charge. It is not clear whether deferred means “dead” or if the matter will be taken up again before the November election.
Other Significant Topics Approved or Referred to Committee:
Meeting Rules Changes Under Consideration:
Observer - Diane Edmundson
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