DuPage County District 3 newsletter

June 2019 newsletter for DuPage County Board District 3

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Sustainable Design Krajewski

Board Members Discuss Sustainability with High School Students

County Board members Brian Krajewski, Julie Renehan, and Greg Hart talk to local high school students about their green building projects at the 13th annual Sustainable Design Challenge.

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HOPE Taskforce

HOPE Taskforce Continues Fight Against Opioids

Chairman Dan Cronin joined DuPage Heroin-Opioid Prevention and Education Taskforce Chairman Greg Hart and members of the Taskforce, including State's Attorney Bob Berlin and Sheriff Jim Mendrick, to outline new initiatives to fight the heroin and opioid crisis in the county. Click here to see a video of the news conference.

Chairman Cronin Regional Business Outlook

Chairman Cronin, Board Members Attend Regional Business Outlook Meeting

Chairman Dan Cronin was pleased to welcome featured speakers Howard Tullman and Jack Albin, as well as Board members, guests, and speakers to the Choose DuPage 2019 Regional Business Outlook. County Board members Greg Hart, Brian Krajewski, and Julie Renehan joined the Chairman and fellow Board members at the event. Click here to view a video of the Chairman’s remarks.

District 3 Regional Business Outlook

Telecommunicators Week

Renehan Honors First Responders with Telecommunicators Proclamation

Chairman Dan Cronin, Emergency Telephone System Board Committee Chairman Sean Noonan, and ETSB Board members Grant Eckhoff and Julie Renehan presented a proclamation to 911 dispatchers in honor of National Telecommunicators Week, which was celebrated April 14-20.

DuPage County Forms Complete Count Committee

DuPage County has formed a Complete Count Committee to ensure all residents are counted during the 2020 Census. Federal and state officials rely on population data derived from the Census to allocate funds to the County and local units of government. A complete and accurate Census count is vitally important.

County Awards Nearly $1 Million to Local Nonprofits

DuPage County recently awarded nearly $1 million to more than 60 local nonprofits through the Human Services Grant Fund, partnering with agencies that serve the most vulnerable residents of the county.

Islamic Center tour

Board Members Tour Islamic Center of Naperville

Chairman Dan Cronin and County Board member Brian Krajewski took a tour of the Islamic Center of Naperville in April to learn more about the Muslim community.

National Drug Take Back Day

Cronin, Hart Celebrate Drug Take Back Day

County Board Chairman Dan Cronin presented a proclamation to HOPE Taskforce Co-Chairman Greg Hart and Health Department Executive Director Karen Ayala noting the success of DuPage's RxBox program, which has collected 54 tons of unused prescription drugs. The Chairman presented the proclamation in honor of National Drug Take Back Day, which encouraged residents to drop off unused medications at an RxBox or other designated locations.

DuPage County Receives 3 NACo Awards

DuPage County was honored to receive recognition from the National Association of Counties for three local initiatives. The First Offender Call Unified for Success (FOCUS) program launched in 2018 as an alternative to incarceration to provide drug treatment and rehabilitation services to eligible non-violent offenders. DuPage’s Stormwater Management Department received an Achievement Award for its Water Quality program and a Best in Category Award for its Shared Services program. Read more about these award-winning programs:

F.O.C.U.S. Court: www.dupageco.org/Content.aspx?id=60640

Stormwater programs: www.dupageco.org/Content.aspx?id=60641

DuPage Receives Solar Energy Designation

DuPage County was awarded a SolSmart designation for its efforts to make it easy for home and business owners to go solar. Read more about DuPage County's national SolSmart Bronze designation.


Board Members Attend NAACP Gala

County Board members Greg Hart, Brian Krajewski, and Julie Renehan joined fellow Board members at the 2019 DuPage County NAACP Freedom Fund Gala in Woodridge.


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