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Meeting Name: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/24/2021 2:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
Public Hearing
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Attachments: To comment on an item at this meeting, click here, Click to watch live, Emailed Written Testimony From 5-14-2021 through 5pm on 5-23-2021.pdf, Wriiten Testimony Submitted via Survey Monkey.pdf, Emailed Written Testimony From November through 5-13-2021.pdf, Hon. Mike Simmons.pdf, Hon. Maria Hadden.pdf, Hon. Byron Sigcho-Lopez.pdf, Hon. Barbara Hernandez.pdf, Rev. Vance Henry.pdf, Bushra Amiwala.pdf, PowerPoint Presentation, Public Speakers List Public Hearing 05.24.2021.pdf, Emailed Written Testimony 5pm on 5-23-2021 to Start of Meeting on 5-24-2021.pdf
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21-0565 1 Celebration of Indigenous Peoples' DayResolutionPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO FILE 21-0565 (Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee 10/5/2021) Sponsored by: BRANDON JOHNSON, Cook County Board of Commissioners PROPOSED RESOLUTION CELEBRATING INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ DAY AND RECONCILIATION DAY WHEREAS, the County of Cook in the State of Illinois occupies territory that many Sovereign Nations, including the Council of Three Fires: Potawatomi, Ojibwe and Odawa, as well as Ho-Chunk, Miami, Sac and Fox, Peoria, Illini and others consider a part of their historical and modern-day homelands; and WHEREAS, the Indigenous peoples of the Americas who were the original inhabitants of the land, experienced broken promises, violence, deprivation, and disease due to the acts of European colonizers; and WHEREAS, Native Americans in Cook County make up the ninth largest Urban Native community in the country, a community that continues to practice their cultural traditions, caretaking of the land and educating others about their history and contemporary challenges; and WHEREAS, Cook County acknowledges a responsibility to   Not available Not available
21-0597 1 COOK COUNTY LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT COOK COUNTY LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Sec. 2-107. - Board of Commissioners; meetings of the Board. … (i) Order of business. (1) At each regular meeting of the Board, the order of business (unless otherwise directed by the Board) is as follows: a. Public testimony. b. New business. c. Committee items requiring board action. (2) All questions relating to the priority of business shall be decided by the presiding officer, without debate, subject to appeal. (3) Meetings of the Board may commence with a prayer or invocation and the Pledge of Allegiance (4) The County Board shall break for lunch from Noon to 12:45 p.m. or as soon as is practical thereafter on days of the Meeting of the Board of Commissioners, Committees, and Subcommittees. (5) The County Board shall commence full Board of Commissioner meetings with a Native American Land Acknowledgement that has had input from Native American residents of Cook County Effective Date: This ordiance amendement shall be in effect immediately upon adoption   Not available Not available