Please note: this meeting's minutes have not been finalized yet. Actions taken on legislation and their results are not available.
Meeting Name: Asset Management Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/7/2018 9:45 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
This meeting is cancelled at the request of the Chair.
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18-2057 1 Asset Management Committee minutes from the meeting of 1/17/2018Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 1/17/2018   Not available Not available
18-1749 1 ILLINOIS BLIND VENDORS ACTResolutionPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO ITEM 18-1749 (Asset Management Committee 5/15/2018) PROPOSED RESOLUTION INCREASING OPPORTUNITIES WITH ILLINOIS BLIND VENDORS WHEREAS, according to the U.S. Department of Labor blind persons suffer a 70% rate of unemployment; and WHEREAS, the United States Congress enacted the Randolph-Sheppard Act in 1937 giving blind persons the right to employment on Federal property; and WHEREAS, President Barack Obama on January 20, 2012 declared his full support of the Randolph- Sheppard act by requiring full federal compliance with the Randolph-Sheppard Vending Facility Program; and WHEREAS, the Illinois Legislature enacted “The Blind Vendors’ Act” on January 1, 2010 affirming and expanding the rights of blind persons licensed under the Randolph-Sheppard Act the right to operate vending facilities on state property, and WHEREAS, the Illinois Business Enterprise Program for the Blind authorized under the Blind Vendors Act with the guidance and oversight of the Illinois Committee of Blind Vendors was created for the purposes of providing visually impai   Not available Not available