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Cook County Board of Commissioners

Commissioners engage in direct communication during public comment period

There was a fresh approach to the public comment period during a Committee of the Whole meeting Jan. 16 that included the entire Cook County Board of Commissioners.


Commissioner Storlie

Commissioners agree to support new ambulance for Gunflint Trail

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Jan. 9. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.


Cook County's new branding design

County hopes for public participation in local government

It promises to be a busy year in local government here in Cook County.


Commissioner Storlie

Commissioner Ginny Storlie selected as 2018 board chair

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Jan. 2. This was a special meeting of the county board, one that takes place annually near the start of January.


Cook County Court House and government offices

Cook County homeowners rush to prepay 2018 taxes

The Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office has been a busy place this week as local homeowners rush to pay their property taxes before 2018 arrives.


Jan Sivertson

Board chair shares thoughts on final meeting in 2017

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Dec. 19. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.
 


Heidi Doo-Kirk

Doo-Kirk talks levy vote, commissioner salaries

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Dec. 12. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.
 


Cook County Board of Commissioners

County sets 17.5 percent levy increase

During a meeting of the Cook County Commissioners Tuesday, Dec. 12, the 2018 levy was set at an increase of 17.5 percent.


County addresses tax issue for properties near Tait Lake

The WTIP News Department has been informed of a problem with the 2018 property-tax calculations for a number of properties located near Tait Lake.


CodeRed - High-Speed Emergency Notification System

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office is encouraging residents to sign up for CodeRED.