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Meeting Name: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/8/2014 9:30 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: Proposed Substitute 14-5299.pdf
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14-5207 1 Eric Davis Cook County Zoning Board of AppealsAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Eric Davis Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Zoning Board of Appeals Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: October 8, 2019recommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
14-5208 1 Monica Schwarm Cook County Emergency Telephone System BoardAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Monica Schwarm Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Emergency Telephone System Board Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 10/8/2017recommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
14-5209 1 Susie Park Cook County Emergency Telephone System BoardAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Susie Park Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Emergency Telephone System Board Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 5/1/2015. Ms. Park will fill the vacancy of Theresa Larkin.recommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
14-5210 1 Larry Paarlberg Lincoln-Lansing Drainage DistrictAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Larry Paarlberg Position: Trustee Department/Board/Commission: Lincoln-Lansing Drainage District Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 10/8/2017recommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
14-5212 1 Carol Ranieri Crawford Countryside Sanitary DistrictAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Carol Ranieri Position: Trustee Department/Board/Commission: Crawford Countryside Sanitary District Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 10/8/2017recommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
14-5286 1 Keith Bevans Cook County Health and Hospitals System Board of DirectorsAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Keith Bevans Position: Director Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Health and Hospitals System Board of Directors Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 10/8/2018, or until a successor is appointed Summary: Keith Bevans is a partner in Bain & Company’s Chicago office and is head of the firm’s Global Consultant Recruiting team. He has done several pro-bono projects for the City of Chicago focused on healthcare transformation, violence reduction, and cultural arts. Mr. Bevans earned an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering from MIT.recommend for receiving and filingPass Action details Video Video
14-5287 1 Ricardo Estrada Cook County Health and Hospitals System Board of DirectorsAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Ricardo Estrada Position: Director Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Health and Hospitals System Board of Directors Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 10/8/2018, or until a successor is appointed Summary: Ricardo Estrada is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Metropolitan Family Services, one of Chicago’s first human services agencies. Prior to joining Metropolitan he served as First Deputy Commissioner of the City of Chicago’s Department of Family and Support Services. Mr. Estrada earned an MBA from the University of Illinois at Chicago, an M.A. in Policy and Administration from the University of Chicago, and a B.S. in Psychology from Loyola University of Chicago.recommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
14-5288 1 Emilie Junge Cook County Health and Hospitals System Board of DirectorsAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Emilie Junge Position: Director Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Health and Hospitals System Board of Directors Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 10/8/2018, or until a successor is appointed Summary: Emilie Junge has more than thirty years of experience in the legal field, health care policy, organizing and labor representation. Presently, Ms. Junge is a pro bono attorney with Cabrini-Green Legal Aid. She earned her law degree from the UDC David A. Clarke School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle.recommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
14-5289 1 Ada Mary Gugenheim Cook County Health and Hospitals System Board of DirectorsReappointmentPROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Ada Mary Gugenheim Position: Director Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Health and Hospitals System Board of Directors Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 10/8/2018, or until a successor is appointed Summary: Ada Mary Gugenheim currently serves on the Cook County Health and Hospitals System Board of Directors, and is a former senior program officer at the Chicago Community Trust. Ms. Gugenheim is a graduate of the University of London, Royal Holloway College; and the Nightingale School of Nursing, St. Thomas’s Hospital.recommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
14-5298 1 Patrick M. Blanchard IIG ReappointmentReappointmentPROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Patrick M. Blanchard Position: Independent Inspector General Department/Board/Commission: Office of the Cook County Independent Inspector General Effective date: 10/15/2014 Expiration date: 10/14/2018 10/14/2020 Summary: In 2007, the Cook County Board of Commissioners through enactment of a Cook County Ordinance created the first Office of Independent Inspector General for Cook County. Following the enactment of the Ordinance, the Cook County Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association agreed to convene a nominating committee tasked with the responsibility to recommend qualified candidates. Thereafter, secondary interviews of the recommended candidates were conducted by a bipartisan selection committee that was comprised of four Cook County Commissioners, the Director of Ethics and the Cook County State’s Attorney. Upon completion of this process, the current Independent Inspector General, Patrick M. Blanchard was nominated for appointment and in October of 2008, Mr. Blanchard was appointed Cook County’s first Indrecommend for approval as amendedPass Action details Video Video
14-3306 1 14-5-21 Lobbyist Registration Ordinance AmendmentOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AN AMENDMENT TO THE COOK COUNTY LOBBYIST REGISTRATION ORDINANCE NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Part I. General Ordinances, Chapter 2. Administration, Article VI. Ethics, Division 3. Lobbyists, Sections 2-622, 2-632, 2-633and 2-637 through 2-643 are hereby amended as follows: Sec. 2-622. Definitions. The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this division shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning: Administrative action means the execution or rejection of any rule, regulation, legislative rule, standard, fee, rate, contractual agreement, purchasing agreement or other delegated legislative or quasi-legislative action to be taken or withheld by any County official or County employee. Board means the County Board and any and all of its standing or special committees or subcommittees. Clerk means the duly elected or appointed Clerk of the County. Commissioner means any of the duly elected or duly appointed Corecommend for deferralPass Action details Video Video
14-3764 1 RESOLUTION URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO OPPOSE CUTS IN FUNDING TO THE FEDERAL FOOD AND NUTRITION PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIESResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO OPPOSE CUTS IN FUNDING TO THE FEDERAL FOOD AND NUTRITION PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES WHEREAS, More than 15 percent of Illinoisans struggle to provide enough food for their families and more than 22 percent of Illinoisans do not have consistent access to adequate food; and WHEREAS, Illinois ranks 24th in the nation for childhood hunger and 21 percent of children live in poverty; and WHEREAS,There are children in every county of the State of Illinois who suffer from a lack of adequate food and nutrition; and WHEREAS, no child deserves to go without food and underfed children suffer from increased risk of chronic diseases, increased rates of behavioral problems, decreased academic achievement, and long-term social and economic impacts; and WHEREAS, 95,000 participate in the summer meals program; and WHEREAS, 32 percent of low-income families find themselves without enough food in summer months; and 43 percent of low-income families find it hard to make ends meet in the summer months; and low-incorecommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
14-5299 1 Lobbying Prohibited in County Board RoomOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT Lobbying Prohibited in County Board Room WHEREAS, Cook County is a home rule unit of local government pursuant to Article VII, Section 6(a) of the 1970 Illinois Constitution, and as such may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners recognizes that lobbying activity by registered lobbyists is incompatible with the proper conduct of business during such time as when a session of the Board or any of its Committees is convened and in progress, and members of the Board are present on the floor of the Cook County Board Room. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2 Administration, Article VII Ethics, Division 3 Lobbyists, Section 2-636 of the Cook County Code is hereby be amended as follows: Section 2 -636: (a) No person shall retain or employ another to lobby for compensation contingent in whole or in part upon the result obtained or the final disposition of any matter, and no person shall accept aaccept as substitutedPass Action details Video Video
14-5299 1 Lobbying Prohibited in County Board RoomOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT Lobbying Prohibited in County Board Room WHEREAS, Cook County is a home rule unit of local government pursuant to Article VII, Section 6(a) of the 1970 Illinois Constitution, and as such may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners recognizes that lobbying activity by registered lobbyists is incompatible with the proper conduct of business during such time as when a session of the Board or any of its Committees is convened and in progress, and members of the Board are present on the floor of the Cook County Board Room. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2 Administration, Article VII Ethics, Division 3 Lobbyists, Section 2-636 of the Cook County Code is hereby be amended as follows: Section 2 -636: (a) No person shall retain or employ another to lobby for compensation contingent in whole or in part upon the result obtained or the final disposition of any matter, and no person shall accept arecommend for approval as substitutedPass Action details Video Video