DuPage County Board District 5 newsletter for December 2017

December 2017 newsletter for DuPage County Board District 5

View this email in your browser

dupage county news
Loaves and Fishes

Cronin, County Board Volunteer at Loaves & Fishes

Chairman Dan Cronin and County Board members Jim Healy, Tonia Khouri and Janice Anderson 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.

ToniaGroup shot

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.


Healy Accepts Hobson Oak Recognition

Healy Hobson Oak

Public Works Committee Chairman Jim Healy and Chairman Dan Cronin recognized Division of Transportation crews who helped safely take down the Hobson Oak tree in Naperville. The Hobson Oak Partnership, which includes DuPage County, the Naperville Parks Foundation, the Morton Arboretum and other organizations, received the 2017 Chicago Regional Trees Initiative Urban Forestry Award for Partnerships for Success.


County Board Members Volunteer at Family Self Sufficiency Celebration

DuPage County Board members Janice Anderson, Tonia Khouri and Grant Eckhoff celebrated the successes of families participating in the County’s Family Self Sufficiency program with a special holiday meal, surprises under the tree and a visit from Santa! Thanks to all of the volunteers and congratulations to participants!

Leed Gold 1

Jeanine Nicarico Center Awarded LEED Gold

The U.S. Green Building Council awarded the Jeanine Nicarico Children's Advocacy and Neutral Exchange Center with LEED Gold certification. Public Works Committee Chairman Jim Healy and Environmental Committee Chairwoman Amy Grant joined Chairman Dan Cronin and staff during the presentation of this award.

Bicentennial Flag

Anderson Raises State Bicentennial Flag

County Board member Janice Anderson raised the Illinois Bicentennial Flag on Dec. 4, highlighting the year-long celebration of Illinois' 200th birthday.

job fair

Khouri Attends workNet Job Fair

Economic Development Chairwoman Tonia Khouri joined workNet DuPage Career Center staff Lisa Schvach and Ron Schlager for a Career Fair serving DuPage County job seekers.


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.