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Included in the budget are plans for a new revenue package to fill the Countys $239 million deficit while addressing the Countys chronic structural deficit and investing in measures to bolster the Countys delivery of core services.
CookCounty released video interviews today documenting the costs and consequences of the County’s structural deficit – the gap between the cost of preserving current services and the annual revenue the County actually collects to pay for those services.
September 11, 2007, CookCounty Board President Todd H. Stroger demonstrated hi-tech vehicles designed to perform a variety of critical services, such as streaming real time video to first responders as part of the CookCounty’s ongoing efforts to enhance emergency radio and data communications.
The county had direct responsibility for the poor, the sick, and prisoners, as well as for roads, courts, elections, and taxation.
CookCounty subdivided initially into 27 townships, which took on some of the county responsibilities: collecting taxes, running schools, supervising elections, and maintaining local roads.
After the 1889 annexation, which shifted more than 225,000 county residents to within the city and expanded the city's physical size from 43 to 169 square miles, over 90 percent of the county's population lived within the city.
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