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File #: 14-0375    Version: Name: CONSERVATION AND POLICY COUNCIL
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 7/9/2014 In control: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations
On agenda: 7/22/2014 Final action: 9/9/2014
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE CONSERVATION AND POLICY COUNCIL Amending the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the "Preserves") code of ordinances for the purpose of establishing a Conservation and Policy Council for the purpose of providing additional leadership and expertise in the conservation area and other related areas. WHEREAS, One hundred years ago, civic leaders in Chicago had the wisdom and foresight to leave us an extraordinary gift: the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the "District"), and; WHEREAS, in recognition of the need for a renewed vision for the District and as an acknowledgment of this body's commitment to a program of renewal, restoration and engagement, on February 18, 2014, the District Board of Commissioners adopted the Next Century Conservation Plan (the "Plan"), and; FPD WHEREAS, the Plan, which was developed by a team of civic leaders, organizations and District staff to map the District's strategic conservation vision for the next 100 years, ca...
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PROPOSED ORDINANCE

CONSERVATION AND POLICY COUNCIL

Amending the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the "Preserves") code of ordinances for the purpose of establishing a Conservation and Policy Council for the purpose of providing additional leadership and expertise in the conservation area and other related areas.
WHEREAS, One hundred years ago, civic leaders in Chicago had the wisdom and foresight to leave us an extraordinary gift: the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (the "District"), and;
WHEREAS, in recognition of the need for a renewed vision for the District and as an acknowledgment of this body's commitment to a program of renewal, restoration and engagement, on February 18, 2014, the District Board of Commissioners adopted the Next Century Conservation Plan (the "Plan"), and; FPD WHEREAS, the Plan, which was developed by a team of civic leaders, organizations and District staff to map the District's strategic conservation vision for the next 100 years, calls for transforming the forest preserves to places that foster diversity of plants, animals and habitats and welcome diverse people, and;
WHEREAS, the Plan also calls for the creation of a Conservation and Policy Council to provide continuous conservation leadership and expertise to the President and Board of Commissioners of the District.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the District Board of Commissioners that Title I Forest Preserve Lands and Property, Chapter 18 Conservation and Policy Council of the Code of the District hereby is enacted as follows:
TITLE 1
ADMINISTRATIVE
CHAPTER 1 - OFFICIAL FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT CODE
CHAPTER 2 - SAVING CLAUSE
CHAPTER 3 - DEFINITIONS
CHAPTER 4 - GENERAL PENALTY
CHAPTER 5 - FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT PRESIDENT AND BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS RULES OF ORGANIZATION AND PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 6 - FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
CHAPTER 7 - ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS
CHAPTER 8 - DISTRICT FINANCES
CHAPTER 9...

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