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Meeting Name: Finance Subcommittee on Litigation Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/11/2014 11:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: supplemental Finance Agenda of 03-11-14
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13-2213 3 Accountability Charge ResolutionResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION SUBSTITUTE PROPOSED RESOLUTION FOR FILE ID 13-2213 Creating “Accountability Charges” for Violations of the Shakman Consent Decree WHEREAS, violations of the Shakman Consent Decree cost Cook County over $600,000 in Fiscal Year 2013 and millions of dollars in previous fiscal years; and WHEREAS, payments for violations of the Shakman Consent Decree are deducted from the Cook County Self-Insurance Fund; and WHEREAS, there is no financial penalty to individual departments that violate the Shakman Consent Decree; and NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Finance Committee’s Subcommittee on Litigation of the Cook County Board of Commissioners approves a plan to assess an “Accountability Charge” against any Department that is found to be in violation of the Shakman Consent Decree in Fiscal Year 2014 and future years for any action occurring after January 1, 2014; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the “Accountability Charge” approved plan includes a deduction in the operating funds of the Department in the amount of two percent (2%) of the total amountaccept as substitutedPass Action details Not available
13-2213 3 Accountability Charge ResolutionResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION SUBSTITUTE PROPOSED RESOLUTION FOR FILE ID 13-2213 Creating “Accountability Charges” for Violations of the Shakman Consent Decree WHEREAS, violations of the Shakman Consent Decree cost Cook County over $600,000 in Fiscal Year 2013 and millions of dollars in previous fiscal years; and WHEREAS, payments for violations of the Shakman Consent Decree are deducted from the Cook County Self-Insurance Fund; and WHEREAS, there is no financial penalty to individual departments that violate the Shakman Consent Decree; and NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Finance Committee’s Subcommittee on Litigation of the Cook County Board of Commissioners approves a plan to assess an “Accountability Charge” against any Department that is found to be in violation of the Shakman Consent Decree in Fiscal Year 2014 and future years for any action occurring after January 1, 2014; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the “Accountability Charge” approved plan includes a deduction in the operating funds of the Department in the amount of two percent (2%) of the total amountrecommend for approval as substitutedPass Action details Not available