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Cook County Rules and Administration Committee met May 22

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | May 30, 2019

Meeting 02

Cook County Rules and Administration Committee met May 22.

Here is the agenda provided by the committee:

PUBLIC TESTIMONY

Authorization as a public speaker shall only be granted to those individuals who have submitted in writing, their name, address, subject matter, and organization (if any) to the Secretary 24 hours in advance of the meeting. Duly authorized public speakers shall be called upon to deliver testimony at a time specified in the meeting agenda. Authorized public speakers who are not present during the specified time for public testimony will forfeit their allotted time to speak at the meeting. Public testimony must be germane to a specific item(s) on the meeting agenda, and the testimony must not exceed three minutes; the Secretary will keep track of the time and advise when the time for public testimony has expired. Persons authorized to provide public testimony shall not use vulgar, abusive, or otherwise inappropriate language when addressing the Board; failure to act appropriately; failure to speak to an item that is germane to the meeting, or failure to adhere to the time requirements may result in expulsion from the meeting and/or disqualify the person from providing future testimony.

19-3576

COMMITTEE MINUTES

Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 04/24/2019

19-3558

Presented by: KAREN A. YARBROUGH, County Clerk

JOURNAL OF PROCEEDINGS

COOK COUNTY CLERK, Karen A. Yarbrough, presented in printed form a record of the Journal of Proceedings of the regular Consent Calendar meeting held on 4/24/19.

19-3559

Presented by: KAREN A. YARBROUGH, County Clerk

JOURNAL OF PROCEEDINGS

COOK COUNTY CLERK, Karen A. Yarbrough, presented in printed form a record of the Journal of Proceedings of the regular meeting held on 4/25/19.

19-2992

Presented by: EDWARD H. OLIVERI, Director, Office of Contract Compliance 

PROPOSED CHANGES TO PUBLIC FACING RULES AND REGULATIONS 

Department: Office of Contract Compliance

Summary: Amends Section VIII Paragraph K of the Minority, Women and Veteran/Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Enterprise Program Rules and Regulations to allow State of Illinois Veteran-Owned Small Business and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business certification to be accepted for purposes of proof of VBE or SDVBE status by firms participating or seeking to participate on County contracts unless the firm has been denied by Cook County, provided that the firm submits a Size Standard Affidavit that demonstrates compliance with the requirements of the County Code.

Legislative History : 4/25/19 - Board of Commissioners - refer as amended in the errata to the Rules a 19-3144

Sponsored by: SEAN M. MORRISON, KEVIN B. MORRISON, JOHN P. DALEY, BRIDGET DEGNEN, BRIDGET GAINER, BILL LOWRY, DONNA MILLER, STANLEY MOORE, PETER N. SILVESTRI, LARRY SUFFREDIN and SCOTT R. BRITTON, Cook County Board of Commissioners

PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

TIME REQUIREMENT FOR NOTICE OF MEETINGS

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2 ADMINISTRATION, ARTICLE III COUNTY BOARD, Sec. 2-105. - PRIOR NOTICE TO PUBLIC FOR MEETINGS OF THE BOARD, ITS COMMITTEES AND SUBCOMMITTEES of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows:

Sec. 2-105. - Prior notice to public for meetings of the Board, its Committees and Subcommittees.

(a) Minimum time requirement for notice of meeting. No less than 72 hours four (4) business days before any meeting, not including Special Board or Emergency meetings, notice and an agenda for such meeting shall be provided by the Clerk for meetings of the Board or the Secretary for meetings of a Committee or Subcommittee.

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Effective date: This ordinance shall be in effect immediately upon adoption

Legislative History : 4/25/19 - Board of Commissioners - refer to the Rules and Administration Committee.

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