DuPage County Board District 2 newsletter for December 2017

December 2017 newsletter for DuPage County Board District 2

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DuPage County to Assume Control of Highland Hills Sanitary District

Highland Hills

Chairman Dan Cronin signed an intergovernmental agreement to assume control of operations of Highland Hills Sanitary District. Through the agreement, DuPage County will provide Lake Michigan Water to 450 properties in unincorporated Lombard. DuPage County presented option for water service to District residents, and they choose DuPage County services by a 5-to-1 margin.

FY2018 County Budget Approved with No Property Tax Increase

The DuPage County Board approved the Fiscal Year 2018 budget without increasing the County portion of the property tax levy for the 10th consecutive year. The County balanced its budget despite a $3.5 million cut in revenue from the state. Click here to view the full budget.

Noonan L&F

Cronin, County Board Volunteer at Loaves & Fishes

Chairman Dan Cronin and County Board member Sean Noonan packed holiday food boxes and assisted volunteers and clients at Loaves & Fishes in Naperville. The Chairman and Board members volunteered as part of the County’s Do GOOD DuPage initiative. Learn more and share your “Do Good” story at www.givingdupage.org.


Cronin Opens Third Annual Transform Illinois Conference

Transform Illinois

Chairman Dan Cronin delivered opening remarks at the third annual Transform Illinois conference in Oak Brook. The conference focused on government reform efforts in Illinois and presented it annual Transformer Awards to legislators, municipalities and residents who prioritize and promote shared services, local government collaboration and consolidation, including Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti. To learn more about Transform Illinois, visit www.transformillinois.org.

Award winners

DOT Ethics Awards

DOT, Ethics Commission Honored by Lt. Gov. Sanguinetti

County Board Chairman Dan Cronin, Transportation Committee Chairman Don Puchalski, DOT crews and the County's Ethics Commission received recognition from Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti for exemplary intergovernmental cooperation for the County's reforms of the Ethics Ordinance and joint-purchasing contract for road salt. The stories were featured in the Lieutenant Governor’s Journal of Local Government Shared Services Best Practices.

DiCianni Emcees Annual John Noel Conference

DiCianni John Noel

Public Transit Committee Chairman Pete DiCianni led the DuPage County John Noel Public Transit Conference and moderated a panel discussion on emerging technologies to develop innovative transportation systems.

Noonan Lt Gov

Noonan Attends Opioid Forum with Lt. Gov. Sanguinetti

County Board member Sean Noonan joined Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti for a discussion about treatment and recovery from opioid addiction at Serenity House Counseling Services Inc. 

Chaplin Judd a thon

Chaplin Attends Judd-a-thon Fundraiser

County Board member Liz Chaplin participated in the American Legion Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873 Judd-a-Thon to raise money for military and veteran families.

Route 390 opening

Cronin Cuts Ribbon on Route 390

Chairman Dan Cronin and other local officials cut the ribbon on the new Illinois Tollway Route 390. The 2.5-mile road runs from Lake Street in Hanover Park to Route 83 in Bensenville. The Route 390 project marked an important step toward achieving western access to O’Hare Airport.


DuPage County Events

County Offices Closed – Dec. 25 and Jan. 1
The DuPage County government offices will be closed for business on Monday, Dec. 25 and Monday, Jan. 1 in observance of Christmas and New Year's Day.

County Offices Closed – Jan. 15
The DuPage County government offices will be closed for business on Monday, Jan. 15 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.