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File #: 14-2492    Version: 1 Name: AN ORDINANCE GOVERNING PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTMENTS TO COOK COUNTY BUREAUS
Type: Ordinance Status: Filed
File created: 4/8/2014 In control: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee
On agenda: Final action: 11/19/2014
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AN ORDINANCE GOVERNING PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTMENTS TO COOK COUNTY BUREAUS BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2, Article IV, Division 1 of the Cook County Code is hereby enacted as follows: Section 2-141. - Presidential Appointments The following Cook County employees shall be appointed by the President, with the advice and consent of the Board of Commissioners: (a) Public Defender (pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-4004.1); (b) Director of Facilities Management (pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-14003); (c) Budget Director (pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-14005); (d) Chief Administrative Officer (pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-14006); and (e) Chief Information Officer (pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-14010);
Sponsors: LARRY SUFFREDIN
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PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

AN ORDINANCE GOVERNING PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTMENTS TO COOK COUNTY BUREAUS

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2, Article IV, Division 1 of the Cook County Code is hereby enacted as follows:
Section 2-141. - Presidential Appointments
The following Cook County employees shall be appointed by the President, with the advice and consent of the Board of Commissioners:
(a) Public Defender (pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-4004.1);
(b) Director of Facilities Management (pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-14003);
(c) Budget Director (pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-14005);
(d) Chief Administrative Officer (pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-14006); and
(e) Chief Information Officer (pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-14010);

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BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 42, Article II, Section 42-34(a)(6) of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as follows:
Sec. 42-34. - Commission on Human Rights.
The organization and administration of the Cook County Commission on Human Rights shall be sufficiently independent to assure that no interference or influence external to the office adversely affects the independence and objectivity of the Commission on Human Rights.
(a) Enforcement.
(1) The President shall appoint 11 members to a Commission on Human Rights ("Commission") subject to approval of the Cook County Board of Commissioners. In appointing members to the Commission, the President shall take into account the diversity of communities and conditions protected by this article and shall seek the input of affected communities. Four of the initial appointees shall be appointed for term expiring on July 1 of the year following their appointment, four shall be appointed for term expiring on July 1 of the second year following their appointment, and three shall be appointed for terms ending on July 1 of the third year following their appointment. Thereafter, members shall be appointed for three-ye...

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