Meeting Name: Environment and Sustainability Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/16/2022 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois (Board Room Closed to Public - Meeting Virtual for Public)
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22-6487 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 01/11/2022approvePass Action details Not available
22-6140 1 Cook County Environmental Commission SunsetOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2 ADMINISTRATION, ARTICLE VI BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES DIVISION 6 ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION, SECTION 2-540 - 2-547 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: Sec. 2-540. Short title. This Division shall be known and may be cited as the Cook County Environmental Commission (Commission). Sec. 2-551. Purpose. There is hereby created an Environmental Commission to serve the following purpose: (a) Ensure Cook County is a leader in combating global warming. (b) Create a working group of environmental professionals from Cook County's public and private sectors working together to devise and implement initiatives to combat global warming. (c) Promote sustainable legislation and policy aimed at reducing the carbon footprint within the geographic borders of Cook County. (d) Serve as a model for other governments by proactively combatting climate change with innovative and practical environmental initiatives. Sec.recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available