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District 3 Candidates

County Commissioner District 3 Primary Candidate Forum

WTIP hosted a County Commissioner District 3 Primary Candidate Forum on July 25 with the three primary candidates in that district, Mickey Brazell, Dave Mills, and Jean Marie Modl.  WTIP'


 

County board opts to support art gallery on County Road 44

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, July 24. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.
 


District 5 Candidates

County Commissioner District 5 Primary Candidate Forum

WTIP hosted a County Commissioner District 5 Primary Candidate Forum on July 24 with the four primary candidates in that district, Bruce Martinson, Bruce Zimpel, Don McKeever, and 


 

County administrator discusses 'committee of the whole' format

During a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, July 17, questions surfaced about why meetings in the committee of the whole format are no longer recorded.


 

County board hears more comments on Border-to-Border route

At the start of each county board meeting, there is a public comment period and on 

 

County administrator requests civility during public meetings

Many Cook County residents are passionate about local issues that impact them and the place they call home.


 

WTIP changes format of routine interviews with county commissioners

For many years, WTIP has done recurring interviews with elected officials following meetings of the Cook County Board of Commissioners.


 

Commissioner explains resolution to support backcountry driving route

Cook County Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk introduced a resolution this week to support the proposed ‘Border to Border Touring Route’ (B2B) through Cook County.


This group of vehicles followed the proposed B2B route through Cook County. Photo by Scott Benolken

County board continues discussion on B2B route

Cook County resident Arvis Thompson does not think invasive species rely on motorized vehicles for transportation.  


 

County appoints members to 'citizen budget committee'

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, June 12. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.