Cook County Board of Commissioners

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Cook County Board of Commissioners
Agency overview
HeadquartersChicago City Hall
118 N. Clark Street Chicago, Illinois
Employees22,000 (2014)
Annual budgetUS$ 3.1 billion (2014)
Agency executive
Websitecookcountyil.gov

The Cook County Board of Commissioners is a legislative body made up of 17 commissioners who are elected by district, and a president who is elected county wide, all for four-year terms. Cook County, which includes the City of Chicago, is the United States' second-largest county with a population of 5.2 million residents. The county board sets policy and laws for the county regarding property, public health services, public safety, and maintenance of county highways.[1] It is presided over by the County Board President, currently Toni Preckwinkle.

The commissioners, president, and county clerk (who serves as clerk of the board), hold the same offices ex officio on the separate governmental taxing body, the Cook County Forest Preserve District Board of Commissioners.

Composition[edit]

Affiliation Members
  Democratic Party 15
  Republican Party 2
 Total
17

List of County Commissioners[edit]

This is a list of the Cook County Commissioners in order by district. This list is current as of December 3, 2018.

District Commissioner Residence In office since Party
President
(at-large)
Toni Preckwinkle Chicago 2010 Democratic
1 Brandon Johnson Chicago 2018 Democratic
2 Dennis Deer Chicago 2017 Democratic
3 Bill Lowry Chicago 2018 Democratic
4 Stanley Moore Chicago 2013 Democratic
5 Deborah Sims Chicago 1994 Democratic
6 Donna Miller Lynwood 2018 Democratic
7 Alma Anaya Chicago 2018 Democratic
8 Luis Arroyo, Jr. Chicago 2014 Democratic
9 Peter N. Silvestri Elmwood Park 1990 Republican
10 Bridget Gainer Chicago 2009 Democratic
11 John P. Daley Chicago 1992 Democratic
12 Bridget Degnen Chicago 2010 Democratic
13 Larry Suffredin Evanston 2002 Democratic
14 Scott R. Britton Glenview 2018 Democratic
15 Kevin B. Morrison Mount Prospect 2018 Democratic
16 Jeffery R. Tobolski McCook 2010 Democratic
17 Sean M. Morrison Palos Park 2015 Republican

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