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File #: 23-0481    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 8/24/2023 In control: Environment and Sustainability Committee
On agenda: 9/19/2023 Final action: 11/14/2023
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT WATER CONTAINERS BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Title 1 - Administrative, Chapter 12 - Bottled Water Ban of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Code of Ordinances is hereby repealed in its entirety and the following code provision is substituted in its place: 1-12-1: - BOTTLED WATER BAN. No Forest Preserve District department shall purchase single-serving bottles of water using District funds. This prohibition shall not apply in the following instances: 1. Supplemental bottled water purchased for the health and safety of District patrons and/or employees; and 2. Water in containers made from plant-based materials or recyclable aluminum cans. Effective date: This ordinance shall be in effect on January 1, 2024.
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), BRIDGET DEGNEN, FRANK J. AGUILAR, KEVIN B. MORRISON, SEAN M. MORRISON, MAGGIE TREVOR, DONNA MILLER, JOSINA MORITA, JOHN P. DALEY, MONICA GORDON
Attachments: 1. Title 1, Chapter 12 Bottled Water Ban (Recreated minus formatting)
Related files: 19-0345

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PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

 

WATER CONTAINERS

 

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Title 1 - Administrative, Chapter 12 - Bottled Water Ban of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Code of Ordinances is hereby repealed in its entirety and the following code provision is substituted in its place:

 

1-12-1: - BOTTLED WATER BAN.

No Forest Preserve District department shall purchase single-serving bottles of water using District funds. This prohibition shall not apply in the following instances:

 

1.                     Supplemental bottled water purchased for the health and safety of District patrons and/or employees; and

2.                     Water in containers made from plant-based materials or recyclable aluminum cans.

 

Effective date:  This ordinance shall be in effect on January 1, 2024.

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