Commissioner Sean M. Morrison Calls for Assistance in Stemming Violence in Chicago

What will it take for the brutal reality of violence to hit home for the elected officials of Chicago and Cook County to take additional action above and beyond existing measures?

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New Trier Township Republican Committeeman Vacancy

Cook County Republican Party Chair, Sean M. Morrison announced today that there is a vacancy in the New Trier Township Republican Committeeman post. All interested Republicans may apply by email at CookGOP@comcast.net with your resume and any questions you have about this vacancy.

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Cook County Assessor Opens Senior Exemption Filing Period

Cook County Commissioner and Cook GOP Chairman, Sean M. Morrison is pleased to announce that the filing period for Senior Citizen property tax exemptions for the 2016 tax year is now open.

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Cook County Commissioners Appoint Stephen Palmer of La Grange to the Metra Board of Directors

Cook County Commissioners Appoint Stephen Palmer of La Grange to the Metra Board of Directors 

Chicago, IL – Cook County Commissioners representing Suburban Metra District #3 met this afternoon to fill the Metra board vacancy left by the Hon. Brian Reaves of Lemont who resigned from the Metra Board effective October 14. Commissioners unanimously selected Stephen Palmer of La Grange who will serve out the remainder of the board term which expires on June 30, 2019.

Stephen Palmer is the owner and operator of Palmer Place restaurant located in the Village of La Grange. Family-owned and operated since 1983, Palmer Place is a casual dining restaurant serving residents of the western suburbs of Cook County and beyond. Stephen oversees and administers all operational and management components of the business and under his leadership Palmer Place has more than doubled its business and staffs over 100 employees. Stephen is also very active in numerous aspects of the community from business organizations to governmental commissions & committees to charitable foundations & organizations.

“Stephen Palmer will bring his successful business acumen to the oversight responsibilities of the Metra Board of Directors which makes him an exceptional choice. I’m very confident Stephen will represent suburban Metra District #3 with the highest level of integrity and professionalism,” stated Commissioner Sean Morrison. 

Suburban Metra District #3 is comprised of Berwyn, Cicero, Lemont, Lyons, Orland, Palos, Proviso, Riverside and Stickney townships and the appointment process is conducted by weighted vote, which includes Commissioners Sean Morrison (46.71%), Jeffrey Tobolski (30.67%), Richard Boykin (11.85%), Edward Moody (6.38%), John Daley (4.29%) and Peter Silvestri (0.11%).

“I recognize the numerous tasks that lie ahead for Metra and they’re quite significant.  Stabilizing finances, upgrading equipment and infrastructure, investing in new innovations and technologies, and providing the very best customer service. I look forward to working with the administration and the entire board to be proactive and solution-based with ideas, recommendations and constructive criticism when necessary,” said Stephen Palmer. 

The 11-member Metra Board of Directors is made up of members representing the six-county Chicago metropolitan area, generally meets once a month to discuss various matters such as Capital Oversight, Audit & Finance, Real Estate & Contract Management and Employment Practices.

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Meeting Called for Suburban Metra District #3 to fill vacancy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 6, 2016

Commissioner Morrison calls meeting for Suburban Metra District #3 to fill Metra Board Vacancy

Chicago, IL – Cook County Commissioner Sean M. Morrison has called a meeting to deliberate on the board vacancy for suburban Metra District #3.  The seven Cook County Commissioners who represent suburban Metra District #3 will hear from prospective candidates who will have submitted resumes for consideration to replace the Hon. Brian Reaves of Lemont who resigned from the Metra Board effective October 14.

The meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, December 13 at 12:00pm in the Cook County Building, Board Room #569, 118 N. Clark Street, Chicago.  The Commissioners intend to have a replacement selected and in place for the next Metra Board of Directors scheduled for Wednesday, December 14. The selected candidate will serve out the remainder of the District #3 board term which will expire on June 30, 2019. The appointment process is conducted by weighted vote and includes Commissioners Sean Morrison (46.71%), Jeffrey Tobolski (30.67%), Richard Boykin (11.85%), Edward Moody (6.38%), John Daley (4.29%) and Peter Silvestri (0.11%).  

Individuals wishing to be considered must reside in one of the following townships that compose Metra District #3, which are: Berwyn, Cicero, Lemont, Lyons, Orland, Palos, Proviso, Riverside and Stickney.  All candidates wishing to be considered must submit their resume via email to:sean.morrison@cookcountyil.gov by no later than Monday, December 12.

“I’m quite confident through this open process we will come away with a fine candidate to serve on the Metra board and represent suburban District #3 with integrity and professionalism” stated Commissioner Morrison.   

The 11-member Metra Board of Directors is made up of members representing the six-county Chicago metropolitan area, generally meets once a month to discuss various matters such as Capital Oversight, Audit & Finance, Real Estate & Contract Management and Employment Practices.

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Wisconsin Recount Help

As you may be aware, the Wisconsin recount is about to commence.  Therefore, if you are interested in helping with the recount, or if you are aware of individuals who would like to volunteer please send the following link: Help Donald Trump in Wisconsin. If any prospective volunteers can sign up through the hyperlink above that would be incredibly helpful. Someone from the WIGOP team will reach out in order to get you involved.

If volunteers will be deployed for an extended period of time we will be able to assist with hotel rooms in areas where we have a substantial need and can discuss covering other expenses with them as well.

If you have any additional questions please contact Illinois State Director for Trump/Pence, Stephanie Holderfield at stephanieholderfield@gmail.com.

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Massive beverage tax hurts Cook County residents

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Chairman Morrison Post Election Statement

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Norwood Park Township vacancy

The Norwood Park Township Republican Organization has a vacancy for the Committee leadership post. Please email Chairman@CookRepublicanParty.com with your resume and any questions you have about this vacancy.

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Chairman Morrison Fights for Workers and Small Businesses

Commissioner Sean Morrison, Chairman of the Cook Country Republican Party, continued his fight this week to ensure workers throughout Cook County would not lose their jobs due to illegal activity at the Cook County Commissioner. 

Take a few moments to view Commissioner Morrison’s fight for Cook County residents here:

Sean Morrison

Please Skip to 1 Hour 55 Minute mark to begin hearing from Commissioner Morrison

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