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File #: 17-4012    Version: 1 Name: REQUESTING A MEETING OF THE HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE AND THE PARTICIPATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
Type: Resolution Status: Filed
File created: 6/20/2017 In control: Homeland Security and Emergency Management Committee
On agenda: 6/28/2017 Final action: 11/21/2018
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION REQUESTING A MEETING OF THE HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE AND THE PARTICIPATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT WHEREAS, recent events targeting lawmakers and injuring innocent bystanders in the United States, the United Kingdom and other parts of the world, have proven that there are many circumstances in need of identification as possible security breaches, endangering the residents of Cook County; and WHEREAS, a meeting of the Homeland Security and Emergency Management Committee is the appropriate setting for discussing and identifying these possible security concerns; NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Commissioners hereby requests that an executive session of the Homeland Security and Emergency Management Committee be convened to: * Discuss current security protocols at all County facilities. * Identify gaps and security issues to be addressed. * Determine adequacy of current resources,...
Sponsors: LUIS ARROYO JR, JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI, TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), RICHARD R. BOYKIN, JOHN P. DALEY, JESÚS G. GARCÍA, GREGG GOSLIN, STANLEY MOORE, SEAN M. MORRISON, TIMOTHY O. SCHNEIDER, PETER N. SILVESTRI, DEBORAH SIMS, LARRY SUFFREDIN

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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

 

REQUESTING A MEETING OF THE HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE AND THE PARTICIPATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

 

WHEREAS, recent events targeting lawmakers and injuring innocent bystanders in the United States, the United Kingdom and other parts of the world, have proven that there are many circumstances in need of identification as possible security breaches, endangering the residents of Cook County; and

 

WHEREAS, a meeting of the Homeland Security and Emergency Management Committee is the appropriate setting for discussing and identifying these possible security concerns;

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Commissioners hereby requests that an executive session of the Homeland Security and Emergency Management Committee be convened to:

 

                     Discuss current security protocols at all County facilities.

                     Identify gaps and security issues to be addressed.

                     Determine adequacy of current resources, drills, and other forms of preventive measures.

                     Require that the Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) develop a plan to address these issues within 45 days after the meeting of the Homeland Security Committee takes place, with the goal of identifying the financial impact of implementation of any upgrades or new measures and address them during FY 2018 budget appropriations’ negotiations.

                     Require that DHSEM present an implementation progress report within 90 days (no later than December 31, 2017) to the President and members of the Board of Commissioners.

                     Request that the DHSEM complete implementation of all approved measures no later than February 28, 2018.

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