Cook County has eliminated charges for its Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data, making it free and more accessible to the public. Starting January 1, 2014, users will no longer have to pay for GIS data, which includes map and map-making information. Cook County Commissioners last week approved the GIS Open Data Ordinance, sponsored by Cook [...]Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:The BoardTransparencyPowered by Where did they go from here?
Current Operational Situations: Information, Intelligence and Data Reports Today’s Weather Tip of the Day: Help Cook County Prepare for Natural Disasters The Cook County Department of Homeland and Emergency Management (DHSEM) is developing a comprehensive Hazard Mitigation Plan to prepare for natural disasters and their impact and are seeking [...]Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:CategoriesForest Preserves of Cook County Launches Major Natural and…Fall 2013 Trout Fishing Season Opens Saturday, October 19November 20th is G.I.S. DayThe BoardPowered by Where did they go from here?
Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle was the Keynote Speaker at the December 5 UIC Urban Forum on the topic: “Technology and the Resilience of the Metropolitan Regions.” President Preckwinkle spoke about making economic growth a priority in her administration and the role technology plays in reaching our goals for the County and the region. Herman [...]
“Nelson Mandela was a personal hero – not only for me, but for countless individuals. He taught us that nothing worth fighting for is easily attained. His sacrifice in the pursuit of democratic change has been felt the world over. “He also reminded us that we should not canonize our heroes. He was a man [...]Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Statement from President Preckwinkle on the Passing of…Powered by Where did they go from here?
Surrounded by Cook County Commissioners, the public, other elected officials and County staff, President Preckwinkle lights the Holiday Tree in the lobby of the County Building on Tuesday afternoon, December 3rd. Many in the County helped make this a successful event, but we particularly want to thank our Bureau’s team at Capital Planning and [...]