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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 RESOLUTION CELEBRATING INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ DAY RESOLUTION WHEREAS, Cook County, IL currently occupies territory that Sovereign Nations, including the Potawatomi, Ojibwe and Odawa, Ho-Chunk, Miami, Sac and Fox, Peoria, Illini and many others consider to be a part of their historical and modern day homelands; and WHEREAS, Cook County, has a responsibility to support diversity, equity and inclusion from all communities, however, this effort must begin with acknowledging and reconciling with the fact that America’s Native peoples were systematically removed and killed in order to provide economic opportunities to European settlers on this land; and WHEREAS, Cook County recognizes that Native Americans in the county make up the ninth largest Urban Native community in the country who continue to practice their cultural traditions, caretaking of the land and educating others about the American Native perspective; and WHEREAS, Indigenous Peoples’ Day was proposed to the United Nations in 1977 by a delegation of Native Nations as a way to bring education around the o   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