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Meeting Name: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/14/2021 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
SECOND REVISED AGENDA
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Attachments: To comment on an item on this agenda, click here, Click to watch live, Proposed Substitute to File 21-1395 Resolution Appointing Jennifer (Sis) Killen the Superintendent o
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21-2591 1 COMMITTEE MINUTESCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 03/17/2021approvePass Action details Not available
21-2592 1 COMMITTEE MINUTESCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 03/29/2021approvePass Action details Not available
21-1395 1 Appointment Jennifer (Sis) Killen, Superintendent, Department of Transportation and HighwaysAppointmentPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE ITEM 21-1395 (Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee 4/14/2021) Sponsored by: TONI PRECKWINKLE, President, Cook County Board of Commissioners PROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION APPOINTING JENNIFER (SIS) KILLEN THE SUPERINTENDENT OF HIGHWAYS WHEREAS, a vacancy exists in the Office of Superintendent of Highways, Cook County, Illinois due to resignation of the incumbent Superintendent of Highways, John Yonan, P.E., which occurred on March 18, 2021, and WHEREAS, the Cook County Board by resolution dated March 18, 2021, submitted the name of Jennifer (Sis) Killen, P.E., PTOE, to the Illinois Department of Transportation to take the examination for the Office of Superintendent of Highways, and WHEREAS, Omer Osman, Acting Secretary of the Illinois Department of Transportation, certified to the County Clerk of Cook County on April 8, 2021, that Jennifer (Sis) Killen, P.E., PTOE, made a satisfactory grade and is eligible for appointment to said office. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the President and the Cook County Board that Jennifer (Sis) Killen, P.accept as amendedPass Action details Not available
21-1395 2 Appointment Jennifer (Sis) Killen, Superintendent, Department of Transportation and HighwaysAppointmentPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE ITEM 21-1395 (Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee 4/14/2021) Sponsored by: TONI PRECKWINKLE, President, Cook County Board of Commissioners PROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION APPOINTING JENNIFER (SIS) KILLEN THE SUPERINTENDENT OF HIGHWAYS WHEREAS, a vacancy exists in the Office of Superintendent of Highways, Cook County, Illinois due to resignation of the incumbent Superintendent of Highways, John Yonan, P.E., which occurred on March 18, 2021, and WHEREAS, the Cook County Board by resolution dated March 18, 2021, submitted the name of Jennifer (Sis) Killen, P.E., PTOE, to the Illinois Department of Transportation to take the examination for the Office of Superintendent of Highways, and WHEREAS, Omer Osman, Acting Secretary of the Illinois Department of Transportation, certified to the County Clerk of Cook County on April 8, 2021, that Jennifer (Sis) Killen, P.E., PTOE, made a satisfactory grade and is eligible for appointment to said office. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the President and the Cook County Board that Jennifer (Sis) Killen, P.recommend for approval as substitutedPass Action details Not available
21-2125 1 Appointment of Mayor Chalmers to Land Bank AuthorityAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Mayor Sheila Y. Chalmers-Currin Position: Director Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Land Bank Authority Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: Three years from date of approval or until a successor is appointedrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
21-1218 1 CONDEMNING THE ACTS OF DOMESTIC TERRORISM AT THE UNITED STATES CAPITOL ON JANUARY 6, 2021ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CONDEMNING THE ACTS OF DOMESTIC TERRORISM AT THE UNITED STATES CAPITOL ON JANUARY 6, 2021. WHEREAS, On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021, a joint session of the United State Congress convened at the United States Capitol to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election; and WHEREAS, on that same day, President Donald Trump held a rally dubbed “March to Save America” and declared that “the 2020 election was stolen from him”, that the outcome of the election was an “ egregious assault on our democracy,” and declared that “we will never concede” and that “you will never take back our country with weakness.”; and WHEREAS, a mob of armed White supremacists, neo-Nazis and domestic terrorists forcibly entered and marauded through the United States Capitol Building, the first-time an enemy group has breached the building since 1814. They attacked Capitol Police Officers, desecrated federal property, destroyed multiple offices, searched for Congresspeople, placed explosive devices around the building; and WHEREAS, they replaced the United States flag withrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available