Cook County Board of Commissioners Meeting
December 19, 2019
The Board devoted the first 2 hours of their meeting to the honoring of retiring employee Martha Martinez, former Commissioner Jerry Butler, and the late Reverend Clay Evans. Testimonials lauded Martinez for thirty-four years of exemplary service. Former Commissioner Jerry Butler received a touching tribute from the Board. HIs career as a popular vocal artist and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was noted. Commissioner Butler sang one of his hits, “Let It Be Me” to the delight of all present. The late Reverend Clay Evans was honored as an icon of the black community and for his work on civil rights with Dr. Martin Luther King.
Commissioners Daley, Deer, Suffredin, Arroyo, Sylvestri, Gainer and Moore thanked Dr. Shannon (CCH) for his service to Cook County Health. Dr. Shannon was present and acknowledged their kind words.
Observer - Georgia Gebhardt Meeting Length: 3 hours, 20 minutes (includes 40 minute lunch break)
Cook County Board of Commissioners - Finance Committee
Departmental Budget Hearing
October 30, 2019:
Commissioners Absent: Deer, Gainer, Tobolski, Sean Morrison
Clerk of the Circuit Court: Dorothy Brown
Recorder of Deeds: Ed Moody
County Clerk: Karen Yarborough
Office of Inspector General: Patrick Blanchard
Cook County Board Approves Intergovernmental Agreement with MWRD for Independent Inspector General Services
Cook County Board of Commissioners Meeting- April 25, 2019
Notable Items Passed:
Other items of interest:
Observer - Laura Davis. Meeting Length - 2 hours and 10 minutes when observer left - ongoing
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