MWRD Board Okays 1-Year Extension of Agreement to Share Services of Cook County Inspector General
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) Board Meeting
April 6, 2023; 10:30 a.m.
MWRD Commissioners authorized an agreement for an additional year in which the MWRD would share the services of the Cook County Independent Inspector General (IIG). Commissioner Spyropoulos asked if the MWRD was not getting its own Inspector General. Executive Director Perkovich said that they are in an interim phase with the resignation of Mr. Blanchard, the previous Cook County IIG. The one-year extension will give staff time to clarify issues. As of now, while the MWRD is legally permitted to have its own IIG, it will continue to use Cook County’s. Commissioner Garcia requested a timeline on this process. Director Perkovich said this could be done. The authorization was approved unanimously on a roll call vote. (Agenda Item #13 - 23-0304)
New Business: Commissioner Spyropoulos raised the issue of cyber-security attacks. The Commissioner felt that the Board should be more proactive on this issue and requested they hold an Executive Session for discussion.
There was no executive session. Meeting Adjourned: 11:28 a.m.
Observer: Georgia Gebhardt Commissioner Davis absent.
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