Cook County has launched its first managed competition procurement to encourage service improvements and cost efficiencies, President Preckwinkle announced.

Cook County is the largest county in the country to pursue a managed competition effort. The process allows for the widest possible range of competition between both public and private providers and will ultimately improve the [...]

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President Preckwinkle today announces a request for proposal (RFP) for a third-party administered absence and leave management program at Cook County with the goal of improving labor allocation and cost control.

The county is seeking vendor support to assist in managing sick time, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) requests, worker’s compensation, and ordinary [...]

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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was joined by Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin and representatives of the Chicago Auto Show today to launch the “Commit to Cook” campaign encouraging residents to support Cook County businesses while engaging the business community to spur economic development.   President Preckwinkle laid out an ambitious goal for the “Commit [...]

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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced that the County’s Vacant Building Ordinance goes into effect today.
The ordinance is aimed at eliminating blight in communities hit hard by the foreclosure crisis by requiring owners and mortgagees to register their properties with the County and maintain the interior and exterior of the buildings to [...]

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