Cook County Finance Committee hears public testimony
The Cook County Finance Committee met Jan. 18 to hear public testimony.
Here is the meeting's agenda, as provided by the committee:
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 10:00 AM Cook County Building, Board Room, 569
118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
According to the Cook County Board’s Rules of Organization and Procedure, public testimony will be permitted at regular and special meetings of the Board and at committee meetings of the Board. Authorization as a public speaker shall only be granted to those individuals who have submitted in writing, their name, address, subject matter, and organization (if any) to the Secretary 24 hours in advance of the meeting. Duly authorized public speakers shall be called upon to deliver testimony at a time specified in the meeting agenda. Public testimony must be germane to a specific item(s) on the meeting agenda, and the testimony must not exceed three minutes; the Secretary will keep track of the time and advise when the time for public testimony has expired. Persons authorized to provide public testimony shall not use vulgar, abusive, or otherwise inappropriate language when addressing the Board; failure to act appropriately; failure to speak to an item that is germane to the meeting, or failure to adhere to the time requirements may result in expulsion from the meeting and/or disqualify the person from providing future testimony.