DuPage County Board District 3 newsletter for December 2017

December 2017 newsletter for DuPage County Board District 3

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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.

Greg Hart Appointed to Vacant County Board Seat

Greg Hart

Greg Hart of Burr Ridge has been appointed to a vacant seat in District 3. Hart works as a manager at Deloitte Consulting in Chicago. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Institutional Advancement Committee at Fenwick High School and as the Chicago Co-Chair of Maverick PAC. Hart is filling the seat vacated by John Curran, who was appointed to the state Senate in July. His term expires Nov. 30, 2018.



Cronin, County Board Volunteer at Loaves & Fishes

Chairman Dan Cronin and County Board member Greg Hart 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.

Greg Hart L&F

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 its 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

Krajewski Helps Animal Control Clear the Shelters

Krajewski clear the shelters

Animal Care and Control Committee Chairman Brian Krajewski attended the second annual Clear the Shelters event, a nationwide pet adoption program. DuPage County Animal Care and Control adopted out more than 30 animals at the event!

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.

chief judge

Grasso Meets with Chief Judge Guerin

County Board member Gary Grasso and members of the Judicial and Public Safety Committee greet the new DuPage County Chief Judge, Daniel Guerin (third from left).

Hart Presents Earth Flag to Local Library

Hart Earth Flag

County Board member Greg Hart presents an Earth Flag to Indian Prairie Public Library for their efforts to be environmentally friendly.

Sen. Curran

Grasso Meets with Sen. Curran

County Board members Gary Grasso and Kevin Wiley met with Sen. John Curran to discuss legislative priorities for DuPage County.


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.