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Meeting Name: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/17/2021 2:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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21-2071 1 COMMITTEE MINUTESCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 03/15/2021approvePass Action details Not available
21-2052 1 Sharone Mitchell, Jr. Cook County Public DefenderAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Sharone Mitchell, Jr. Position: Cook County Public Defender Department/Board/Commission: Office of the Cook County Public Defender Effective date: 4/1/2021 Expiration date: 3/31/2027 Summary: Sharone Mitchell, Jr. is hereby appointed to serve as the Cook County Public Defender for a six-year term beginning 4/1/2021 and ending on 3/31/2027. Mr. Mitchell will assume the position of Public Defender upon approval by the Board of Commissioners and following the expiration of Ms. Amy Campanelli’s appointed term. Ms. Campanelli’s appointment expires March 31, 2021 and all of Cook County thanks her for her service. Sharone Mitchell, Jr. is currently the Director of the Illinois Justice Project, a policy reform organization dedicated to supporting people, programs, and policies that can reduce inappropriate incarceration, improve community safety outcomes, reduce recidivism and increase justice in the legal system. Mr. Mitchell’s work has focused on adult justice specializing in pretrial issues, sentencing policy, and violence recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available