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Meeting Name: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/5/2021 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
Published agenda: Second Revised Agenda Second Revised Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
Meeting video:  
Attachments: Click to watch live, To comment on an item on this agenda, click here, Proposed Substitute Ordinance Amendment 21-5433, Proposed substitute 21-5431, Proposed Substitute to File 21-5410.pdf, Proposed Substitute to File 21-0565.pdf, Second Proposed Substitute Resolution 21-5431.pdf, Written Comment on 21-0565.pdf, Emails supporting 21-0565.pdf
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21-5527 1 Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations minutes from the meeting of 9/21/2021Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 9/21/2021approvePass Action details Not available
21-5411 1 Appointment of Michael Mango to Norwood Park Street Lighting DistrictAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Michael Mango Position: Trustee Department/Board/Commission: Norwood Park Street Lighting District Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 5/2/2022 - filling the vacancy of Larry Rogawskirecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
21-5408 1 Appointment of Michael Ciszewski to Norwood Park Street Lighting DistrictAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Michael Ciszewski Position: Trustee Department/Board/Commission: Norwood Park Street Lighting District Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: Three years from date of approvalrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
21-5310 1 Appointment Cassandra W. ElstonAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Cassandra W. Elston Position: Trustee Department/Board/Commission: South Cook County Mosquito Abatement District Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: Four years from date of approvalrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
21-5309 1 Appointment of Mayumi Grigsby to Cook County Commission on Human RIghtsAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Mayumi Grigsby Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Commission on Human Rights Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: Three years from date of approvalrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
21-5305 1 Appointment of Michelle WhatleyAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Michelle Whatley Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Employee Appeals Board Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: Two years from date of approvalrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
21-5410 1 Cook County Commission on Women's IssuesOrdinancePROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO FILE 21-5410 (Legislation Committee 9/5/2021) PROPOSED ORDINANCE COOK COUNTY COMMISSION ON WOMEN’S ISSUES BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2, ADMINISTRATION, ARTICLE VI. BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS, DIVISION 1.4 COOK COUNTY COMMISSION ON WOMEN’S ISSUES, SECs. 2-490 through 2-496 of the Cook County Code is hereby enacted as follows DIVISION 1.4 COOK COUNTY COMMISSION ON WOMEN’S ISSUES Sec. 2-490. Short title. This Division shall be known and may be cited as the Cook County Commission on Women’s Issues Sec. 2-491. Policy and Purpose. (a) Policy. The Cook County Commission on Women's Issues (the "Commission") was established by Resolution of the Cook County Board of Commissioners March 1, 1994 to serve as an advisory body to the Cook County Board of Commissioners and the President of the Cook County Board. (b) Purpose. The purpose of the Commission is to ensure that issues and perspectives of all women and girls are considered in the formation of public policy in Cook County and to codify the 1994 Resolution in the Coaccept as substitutedPass Action details Not available
21-5410 1 Cook County Commission on Women's IssuesOrdinancePROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO FILE 21-5410 (Legislation Committee 9/5/2021) PROPOSED ORDINANCE COOK COUNTY COMMISSION ON WOMEN’S ISSUES BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2, ADMINISTRATION, ARTICLE VI. BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS, DIVISION 1.4 COOK COUNTY COMMISSION ON WOMEN’S ISSUES, SECs. 2-490 through 2-496 of the Cook County Code is hereby enacted as follows DIVISION 1.4 COOK COUNTY COMMISSION ON WOMEN’S ISSUES Sec. 2-490. Short title. This Division shall be known and may be cited as the Cook County Commission on Women’s Issues Sec. 2-491. Policy and Purpose. (a) Policy. The Cook County Commission on Women's Issues (the "Commission") was established by Resolution of the Cook County Board of Commissioners March 1, 1994 to serve as an advisory body to the Cook County Board of Commissioners and the President of the Cook County Board. (b) Purpose. The purpose of the Commission is to ensure that issues and perspectives of all women and girls are considered in the formation of public policy in Cook County and to codify the 1994 Resolution in the Corecommend for approval as substitutedPass Action details Not available
21-5228 1 Incentive Classification affidavit requirement waiverMiscellaneous Item of BusinessPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT INCENTIVE CLASSIFICATION AFFIDAVIT REQUIREMENT WAIVER BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 74 TAXATION, Sec. 74-75 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: Sec. 74-75. - Incentive classification affidavit requirement waiver. (a) This Section shall apply to existing incentives classifications, pending applications and eligibility/renewal applications submitted during the 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 and 2022 assessment years. The Assessor's Office shall liberally construe this Section to effectuate its intent as set forth in subsections (b) and (c) below. (b) Compliance with the existing affidavit requirements of Sections 74-71(a)(2) and (a)(8), 74-71(b)(7), 74-71(c)(2), 74-72 and 74-74(b) and (d) shall be waived for the 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 and 2022 assessment years. Such waiver shall be lifted at the beginning of the 2022 2023 assessment year and the affidavit requirements of Sections 74-71, 74-72 and 74-74 that are then in effect shall be effective for the 2022 2023 assessmrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
21-5433 1 Amendment to Assessor Database FeeOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT CHANGES TO COOK COUNTY ASSESSOR’S DATABASE FEE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2, ADMINISTRATION, Article IV, OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, DIVISION 7. - ASSESSOR, Sec. 2-315, Subsections (a) and (c) of the Cook County Code are hereby amended as Follows: Sec. 2-315. - Cook County Assessor's Office database fee. (a) Definitions. The following terms used in this Section shall have the meaning set forth below: Authorized Users means: (1) In the case of commercial users organized as corporations, the commercial user's employees and third-party independent contractors who provide services exclusively to the corporations who execute a Joinder Agreement consenting to be bound by the terms of the database use Agreement (“Agreement”) between the Cook County Assessor’s Office and the commercial user, each of whom, in compliance with said Agreement; (2) In the case of commercial users organized as partnerships, the commercial user's employees and partners and third-party independent contractors who provide servicaccept as substitutedPass Action details Not available
21-5433 1 Amendment to Assessor Database FeeOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT CHANGES TO COOK COUNTY ASSESSOR’S DATABASE FEE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2, ADMINISTRATION, Article IV, OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, DIVISION 7. - ASSESSOR, Sec. 2-315, Subsections (a) and (c) of the Cook County Code are hereby amended as Follows: Sec. 2-315. - Cook County Assessor's Office database fee. (a) Definitions. The following terms used in this Section shall have the meaning set forth below: Authorized Users means: (1) In the case of commercial users organized as corporations, the commercial user's employees and third-party independent contractors who provide services exclusively to the corporations who execute a Joinder Agreement consenting to be bound by the terms of the database use Agreement (“Agreement”) between the Cook County Assessor’s Office and the commercial user, each of whom, in compliance with said Agreement; (2) In the case of commercial users organized as partnerships, the commercial user's employees and partners and third-party independent contractors who provide servicrecommend for approval as substitutedPass Action details Not available
21-5431 1 A RESOLUTION CONDEMNING TEXAS SENATE BILL 8 AND CALLING ON COOK COUNTY TO USE EVERY TOOL TO SUPPORT REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTSResolutionPROPOSED SECOND SUBSTITUTE TO FILE 21-5431 (Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations 510/5/2021) A RESOLUTION CONDEMNING TEXAS SENATE BILL 8 AND CALLING ON COOK COUNTY TO USE EVERY TOOL TO SUPPORT REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS WHEREAS, Cook County has been and should continue to be a beacon for those seeking safe, reliable, and comprehensive healthcare including reproductive healthcare; and WHEREAS, every individual who is able to be pregnant has a right to make the personal decision about their reproductive health and family planning free from government interference; and WHEREAS, the decision to terminate a pregnancy is deeply personal and is not made lightly; and WHEREAS, accessing reproductive care is not a crime and should not be treated as such; and WHEREAS, restricting access to reproductive healthcare hurts everyone but has a disproportionately negative impact on people of color, immigrants, and LGBTQ+ people due to factors such as income, where they live, or societal bias; and WHEREAS, in 1973 the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in Roe v. Wade to protect legal rightaccept as substitutedPass Action details Not available
21-5431 1 A RESOLUTION CONDEMNING TEXAS SENATE BILL 8 AND CALLING ON COOK COUNTY TO USE EVERY TOOL TO SUPPORT REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTSResolutionPROPOSED SECOND SUBSTITUTE TO FILE 21-5431 (Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations 510/5/2021) A RESOLUTION CONDEMNING TEXAS SENATE BILL 8 AND CALLING ON COOK COUNTY TO USE EVERY TOOL TO SUPPORT REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS WHEREAS, Cook County has been and should continue to be a beacon for those seeking safe, reliable, and comprehensive healthcare including reproductive healthcare; and WHEREAS, every individual who is able to be pregnant has a right to make the personal decision about their reproductive health and family planning free from government interference; and WHEREAS, the decision to terminate a pregnancy is deeply personal and is not made lightly; and WHEREAS, accessing reproductive care is not a crime and should not be treated as such; and WHEREAS, restricting access to reproductive healthcare hurts everyone but has a disproportionately negative impact on people of color, immigrants, and LGBTQ+ people due to factors such as income, where they live, or societal bias; and WHEREAS, in 1973 the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in Roe v. Wade to protect legal rightrecommend for approval as substitutedPass Action details Not available
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 support diversaccept as substitutedPass Action details Not available
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 support diversrecommend for deferral as substitutedPass Action details Not available