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Meeting Name: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/18/2022 5:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
The meeting will be a Public Hearing for the designers to present their flags and to hear from the general public on the matter. No votes will be taken on any matters. The meeting will be virtual and recorded. A recording will available after 4/18/22.
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22-2483 1 FLAG DESIGNSResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CELEBRATING THE SELECTION OF THE FINAL FLAG DESIGNS TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS AS A NEW FLAG FOR COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, the Cook County flag is the official banner of Cook County, Illinois, the second-largest county in the United States with a population of over 5.2 million people; and WHEREAS, on March 14, 1961, the Cook County Board of Commissioners approved the current County flag by Resolution, designed by four County employees and the County Treasurer and submitted by then-President Daniel Ryan; and WHEREAS, in December 2019, it was determined by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that in celebration of the County‚Äôs bicentennial anniversary a new flag would be created to be representative of the rich culture and diversity of the residents, geography, and history of Cook County; and WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners invited all high school aged students in grades 9 through 12 to submit flag designs for consideration using colors, symbols, shapes and patterns to represent the following aspects of Cook County, includin   Not available Not available