of Illinois at Chicago Office of Public Affairs (MC 288)
601 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607-7113, (312) 996-3456, www.uic.edu/depts/paff
SPEAKS ON COOK COUNTY'S FUTURE
president of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, will present
an overview of his experience in county government as it relates to
development trends, the future of development in Cook County and issues
arising in the new millennium.
Stroger's lecture "The Future of Cook County," is part of UIC's
Future of Chicago public affairs series.
Paul II Newman Center on the UIC campus
900 S. Morgan St.
Focusing on future
development of Cook County, Stroger's lecture will expound on initiatives
implemented during his tenure that relied less on real estate taxes
and more on cost-cutting measures to balance the county's budget.
The Future of
Chicago is an annual lecture program that promotes public debate on
Chicago issues. It is organized by Dick Simpson, UIC professor of
political science and former Chicago alderman, and Doug Gills, assistant
professor in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs. UIC
has hosted the program since 1976.