FY21 Budget Public Hearings

Updated: Nov 3, 2020


As the end of Cook County's fiscal year comes to a close, President Preckwinkle and the Board of Commissioners are hard at work preparing for the Fiscal Year 2021 set to take effect on December 1.


Members of the public were invited to weigh in during two public hearings on Thursday, October 29th. Members of the public are invited to review the recordings of both the 10 a.m. hearing and the 5:30 p.m hearing.


The schedule for departmental budget hearings is:

Monday, November 2

9:00 - Bureau of Finance A

11:00 - Offices under the President

12:00 - Office of the County Treasurer

12:30 - Office of the Cook County Assessor

1:30 - Board of Review


Wednesday, November 4, 2020

10:00 - Cook County Health

12:00 - Secretary to the Board

12:30 - Independent Inspector General

1:00 - Cook County Public Administrator

1:15 - Cook County Land Bank

1:30 - Cook County Public Defender


Thursday, November 5, 2020

10:00 - FPD Public Hearing

11:00 - Cook County Sheriff’s Office

12:30 - Clerk of the Circuit Court

1:30 - Capital Budget Hearing


Friday, November 6, 2020

9:00 - State’s Attorney Office

10:00 - Cook County Clerk

11:30 - Board of Election

12:00 - Office of the Chief Judge



All hearings can be streamed live. Recordings of hearings once they've concluded can be found on Legistar.