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Cook County News
Cook County Board of Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 5.
Cook County Board of Commissioners will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 6.
Cook County Rules and Administration Committee will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 6.
Cook County Finance Committee will meet at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, June 5.
Cook County Health & Hospitals Committee will meet at 2:30 p.m.
Cook County Finance Subcommittee on Workers' Compensation will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 5.
Cook County Veterans Committee will meet at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, June 5.
Cook County Workers' Compensation Committee will meet at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 5.
Cook County Rules Committee will meet at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 5.
Cook County Asset Management Steering Committee met Wednesday, May 30.
Cook County Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC) will meet at 8 a.m. Friday, June 1.
The Forest Preserves of Cook County is introducing a new program this spring.
Kendall County in the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) recorded the highest foreclosure rate for Illinois MSAs during the first quarter of the year, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.
As always, the WSCCI continues to share with members any news that impacts your businesses.
Cook County had 22,458 public employees – 0.43 percent of the county's population, according to 2016 Illinois State Comptroller financial reports.
Cook is among the Illinois counties that employ the fewest government workers per capita, according to 2016 Illinois State Comptroller financial reports.
Owners of 656 homes, businesses or lots in Proviso owe nearly $4 million in delinquent taxes – or $26.08 per resident, according to the Cook County Treasurer.
Cook County spent $1,063 per capita in 2016, Illinois State Comptroller financial reports show.
Cook County Zoning Board of Appeals met at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 28.
Maywood residents prepaid more than $150,000 in property taxes for 2018, according to a Blockshopper.com analysis of local data.