Cook County Board of Commissioners - Finance Committee
Departmental Budget Hearings
2020 Cook County Executive Budget Recommendation
October 28, 2019
Departments heard from: Chief Financial Officer and Budget Director for Budget Overview, Offices under the President, Treasurer, Cook County Land Bank Authority, Board of Review, and Office of the County Assessor
This is the first of several days during which the Finance Committee (composed of all 17 County Commissioners) is meeting with all County elected officials and their department heads to consider the Proposed Budget. Last week the League of Women Voters of Cook County submitted questions for some of the departments which Committee Chairman John Daley provided to the applicable department and has requested responses. For information on the questions click here.
Overview of President’s Proposed Budget
Board of Review (BoR) presents its case for $2.8 million more than President recommending
Assessor sees correlation between number of appeals and accuracy of initial assessments
Treasurer Pappas touts technology as allowing better services with continued reduction in FTEs
Observer: Priscilla Mims
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