Cook County Finance Committee Meetings on the Budget
October 26, 2022, 9 am to 2:30 pm
The Sheriff said there should be little impact on the jail population in Cook County as a result of the SAFE-T Act going into effect on January 1, 2023. The Chief Judge explained the differences between the criteria for holding people in jail prior to trial in criminal cases now and after January 1.
Following are more details of the meetings with these two officials, as well as the meeting on the Capital Budget.
Office of the Sheriff -– Presented by Sheriff Tom Dart
Office of the Chief Judge -– Presented by Chief Judge Timothy Evans
Capital Budget Overview – Presented by Acting CFO Lawrence Wilson, Bureau Chief of Asset Management Elizabeth Granato, Director of Transportation Jennifer Killen, and Deputy CIO Adam Clement.
The 2023 Capital Budget is $505.2 M composed of
Among the projects included in the Capital Budget are
Observer: Priscilla Mims
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