Recently new mechanical contracts were issued to eight different vendors around Cook county for the maintenance of county vehicles. Some of these shops are not even equipped properly to do service work. Im unsure how these contracts are awarded and if the county researches these vendors before awarding them hefty contracts. When the new contracts were awarded my department was... Read More
Right now it is free, why not charge $25 per class? And make all misdemeanor marijuana possession charges petty offenses, with a minimum fine of $500! So much money is wasted in court on these cases.
Establish a clearinghouse of vacant and abandoned properties in the area along with the following information: 1) Legal status of the property (eg disputed foreclosure, absentee owner, etc) 2) Available resources in close proximity (to gauge or stimulate potential real estate development interest) 3) Habitability status (move-in ready or needs work?) 4) Zoning Status (especially for commerc... Read More
SInce 2003, almost 50 million dollars has been paid by the City to defend Jon Burge. Also, there are special prosecutors who are delaying cases. The People v. Wrice was remanded by the Illinois State Supreme Court in February 2012. But for some reason, the special state's attorney Nudleman has delayed the process of making a new hearing. This is a big chunk of money.
This idea will eliminate some of the abandon property and as well eliminate paying out funds to private property owners. So what you is take all the abandon buildings and houses or forclosed properties and rent them to people on section 8. That why you will eliminate paying a private home owner and whatever the co-pay is it goes to the county. Then if the tent decides to buy they can buy i... Read More
Unfair vehicle use tax - I feel the amount charged for used vehicles is totally unfair.. it should be based on vehicle cost not just age.. I got a bill for 175$ for a motorcycle i paid 150$ ... how is thst even close to fair?? If I had purchased from a dealer the tax would have been 15$ come on cook county be more fair!
start with the ward offices and contact and visit each property to get an accessment of the property and the person who owns the property. if a senoir or uneducated person have them receive help with the filling out of and the filling of paperwork. who would say that the effort was poor. you cam out to the people
Start job programs for the poeple to have something to do. when a mind and body is idle there is a problem. when I was younger there were programs for minors to go and work. which keeps you busy and off the streets. it also set the mind up to work,and not set around getting in trouble because you have nothing to do and no where to go. give people a goal a reason to care a reason to ... Read More
I would put all the administrative asst in a pool and offer them to go to other locations in the cook county system when there is a need. Some will be happy to relocate, and have a new challenge and learn new skills. Use the resources you currently have to cut cost all over the county. I for one am an administrative asst II I came to the detention center to work with administration however I wa... Read More
Chicago's murder rate is out of control despite all of the city and state regulations to reduce access to guns."It is very important to us to tax guns because we know that guns are the sources of the incredible violence we have in our neighborhoods," Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle told a news conference. I always thought the sources of incredible violence were incredibly violent... Read More