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Current Operational Situations: Information, Intelligence and Data Reports Today’s Weather               Tip of the Week: Holiday Shopping Safety Shopping during the holiday season can present unique danger. Taking a few prevention measures can help keep your holiday season joyous. The holiday season is a time when busy people can become... Read More
The Cook County Land Bank Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at the hour of 8:00 AM  at the Metropolitan Planning Council located at 140 South Dearborn Street, Fourteenth Floor, Suite 1400, Chicago, Illinois. For more information and to view the agenda, visit CookCountyLandBank.org Cook County Land Bank [...]
Friday’s event marks the beginning of Cook County’s participation in the White House-led “My Brother’s Keeper” Initiative to address opportunity gaps for young men of color Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today called for restoring judicial discretion and ending the Illinois law that automatically transfers children charged with certain felony offenses from juvenile court... Read More
The Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC), Cook County and the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) hosted a metal manufacturers event at UIC for a morning of “speed-dating”  to meet new suppliers and end users.  The matching event, held on December 9, was the first in a series of industry-specific events to be held throughout the [...]
I was saddened to hear this morning of the passing of Judy Baar Topinka. Judy was truly one of a kind. I admired her feisty, outspoken nature and her passion for good government. She had a track record of standing up for what she believed in, regardless of party lines. As the first woman to... Read More