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The Office of the Secretary to the Board is responsible in assisting the Board of Commissioners in performing their duties pursuant to County Ordinance and Board Rules (link to official ordinances site at municode.com).

The Secretary and office staff:

  • oversee the Board's administrative and office budgets
  • staff the regular County Board meetings
  • prepare the regularly scheduled Finance, Roads & Bridges, and Zoning & Building meetings notices, agendas and reports
  • hold the communication and backup records of all items referred to the Board's legislative committees and subcommittees
  • prepare the public meeting notices and write the Committee Reports for all meetings called by the respective Chairman
  • coordinate public hearings on various issues as well as the annual budget meetings.
  • schedules inner-office and public use of the County Board Room

For all committee activity, calendars and other board information, visit the Secretary of the Board website: www.cookcountygov.com/secretary


Secretary of the Board
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Contact Information

Bureau Name:

Secretary of the Board

Main Office:

118 N. Clark Street Room 567
Chicago, Illinois 60602

Telephone: (312) 603.6127
Fax: (312) 603-4683

Matthew B. DeLeon, Secretary of the Board

8:30 am - 4:30 pm