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Meeting Name: Human Relations Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/9/2018 12:15 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
This meeting is reconvened from 12/12/2017
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: To comment on an item on this agenda, click here, CUFAC for Human Relations 12.12.2017.pdf, Mark Armstrong Human Relations Committee 12.12.2017.pdf, Harvey Resident's Concerns and the Human Relations Committee Hearing on Water Rates.pdf, Village of Maywood Water Concerns Meeting Human Relations Committee Hearing.pdf, Danielle Gallet Human Relations Committee 12.12.2017.pdf, Louisa Manske Workers Center for Racial Justice Human Relations Committee Testimony 01.09.2018.pdf, Public comment Human Relations 01.09.2018.pdf
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18-1048 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 5/19/2017   Not available Video Video
17-6213 1 CALLING FOR A HEARING OF THE HUMAN RELATIONS COMMITTEE OF THE COOK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERSResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION CALLING FOR A HEARING OF THE HUMAN RELATIONS COMMITTEE OF THE COOK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS WHEREAS, Cook County is home to more than five million people, and WHEREAS, all people require access to safe drinking water to live, and WHEREAS, the vast majority of Cook County residents access their drinking water from Lake Michigan, and WHEREAS, the Chicago Tribune recently published “The Water Drain” series, which outlined how predominantly African American suburbs are adversely impacted by a surge in water prices, and WHEREAS, residents in the southern and western suburbs of the county are especially impacted by spiking municipal water rates, and WHEREAS, Access to safe, clean, and affordable drinking water is a basic human rights issue, and WHEREAS, Cook County should do everything within its power to help its poorest residents. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners and the President of the Board that the Human Relations Committee shall hold a hearing around the issue of water infrastru   Not available Video Video