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File #: 16-2567    Version: 1 Name: COOK COUNTY JOBS COUNCIL
Type: Ordinance Status: Filed
File created: 4/4/2016 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 4/13/2016 Final action: 11/21/2018
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE COOK COUNTY JOBS COUNCIL BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2- ADMINISTRATION, ARTICLE VI- BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES, DIVISION 5- COOK COUNTY JOBS COUNCIL, is hereby enacted as Follows: ARTICLE VI. - BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES DIVISION 5. - COOK COUNTY JOBS COUNCIL Sec. 2-528.-Cook County Jobs Council (a) There is hereby created a Cook County Jobs Council which shall consist of the following nine (9) individuals: the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners; the Chair of the Cook County Board of Commissioners' Committee on Finance; the Chair of the Cook County Board of Commissioners' Committee on Workforce, Housing and Community Development; the Chair of the Cook County Board of Commissioners' Committee on Business and Economic Development; the Chair of the Cook County Board of Commissioners' Committee on Human Relations; the Chair of the Cook County Board of Commissioners' Committ...
Sponsors: RICHARD R. BOYKIN
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PROPOSED ORDINANCE

COOK COUNTY JOBS COUNCIL

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2- ADMINISTRATION, ARTICLE VI- BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES, DIVISION 5- COOK COUNTY JOBS COUNCIL, is hereby enacted as Follows:

ARTICLE VI. - BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES

DIVISION 5. - COOK COUNTY JOBS COUNCIL

Sec. 2-528.-Cook County Jobs Council

(a) There is hereby created a Cook County Jobs Council which shall consist of the following nine (9) individuals: the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners; the Chair of the Cook County Board of Commissioners' Committee on Finance; the Chair of the Cook County Board of Commissioners' Committee on Workforce, Housing and Community Development; the Chair of the Cook County Board of Commissioners' Committee on Business and Economic Development; the Chair of the Cook County Board of Commissioners' Committee on Human Relations; the Chair of the Cook County Board of Commissioners' Committee on Roads and Bridges; the Director of Cook County's Bureau of Economic Development; the Director of Cook County's Highway Department; the Director of Cook County's Office of Contract Compliance.

(b) The Members of the Cook County Jobs Council shall, at their first meeting, designate among them two (2) co-chairs for the Council. The co-chairs shall have an established, professional background from either the private or not-for-profit sector. No public official may serve in the role of co-chair. It shall be the role and responsibility of the co-chairs to facilitate the strategic efforts of the Council to reduce unemployment in the areas designated by the Council.

(c) It shall be the duty of the Cook County Jobs Council to meet not less than once per month from the effective date of this ordinance in order to accomplish the following objectives on a regular and ongoing basis:

(1) Identify the geographic boundaries of and designate the areas within Cook Co...

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