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Trout Fishing Season

Forest Preserves of Cook County Preps for Trout Fishing Season *From the Forest Preserves of Cook County The Forest Preserves of Cook County is pleased to announce the 2019 spring inland trout fishing season, opening on Saturday, Apr. 6, at Axehead Lake (Park Ridge), Belleau Lake (Park Ridge), Sag Quarry East (Lemont), Horsetail Lake (Palos

Equality Act Introduction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Ted Mason (312) 590-3443 Theodore.Mason@cookcountyil.gov Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison supports Equality Act Commissioner Kevin Morrison praised introduction of bill in House of Representatives that provides LGBTQ people and their families with protection against discrimination CHICAGO –March 13, 2019—Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison praised the

First 100 Days

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Ted Mason (312) 590-3443 Theodore.Mason@cookcountyil.gov Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison celebrates 100 days in office Highlights from Commissioner Kevin Morrison’s first 100 days serving on the Cook County Board of Commissioners include legislative victories and improved constituent services SCHAUMBURG, Ill. –March 13, 2019—Cook County Commissioner Kevin B.

Unsung Heroine Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Ted Mason (312) 590-3443 Theodore.Mason@cookcountyil.gov Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison recognizes “Unsung Heroine” Joane McCormack McLeod Hoffman Estates resident received the Peggy A. Montes Unsung Heroine Award from the Cook County Commission on Women’s Issues for service to her community CHICAGO–March 7, 2019—Cook County Commissioner Kevin

CDBG and ESG Programs

From Cook County Bureau of Economic Development** Cook County Application Workshops for 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Emergency Solutions Grant Programs are now Available  The 2019 CDBG applications and related materials are now available on the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development website. Materials for the ESG program will be published shortly. They

Passage of Resolution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison Passes Resolution to Condemn the Trump Administration’s Treatment of Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming, and Intersex Individuals Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison today passed a resolution to condemn the Trump Administration’s Treatment of Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming, and Intersex Individuals. A public hearing was held on Tuesday, February

Committee Established

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE First Ordinance Introduced by Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison Passed Today Establishes Committee to Address Bias, Equity, and Cultural Competency Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison today passed an ordinance to establish a Committee on Addressing Bias, Equity, and Cultural Competency. The ordinance, co-sponsored by Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison, Commissioner Alma

New Bid Preference

I was proud to co-sponsor this piece of legislation proposed by fellow Commissioner Larry Suffredin of District 13. With this new ordinance, businesses owned by people with disabilities will get a preference of 5% of Procurement Contracts. There is a certification process that includes determining that at least 51% of the business is owned, controlled,

New Pace Bus Policy: Route 208

From Pace Bus Website** Beginning Sunday, March 3, 2019, Pace Route 208 – Golf Road will operate under a Posted Stops Only policy. Buses on this route will stop to pick up and drop off passengers only at bus stop signs with the Pace logo and route number. On most routes, Pace customers can currently board a

Upcoming Assessor website changes

From Journal & Topics** New Commissioner Works With County Assessor To Make Website Easier To Use Changes suggested by Cook County Commissioner Kevin Morrison (D-15th) to make information on tax assessments easier to find on the Cook County Assessor’s website were implemented at the end of January. Officials with the assessors office promise more short