The capital budget is used to address the critical infrastructure needs of the County from road improvements to technology and the construction of new facilities. Exhaustive criteria is used to identify which capital projects the County will invest in each year and such projects are predominately funded through sources outside of the operating budget like debt issued by the County.
Cook County receives revenue from multiple sources like property taxes, fines, fees and even the auctioning of surplus equipment. The total amount of money collected each year is what is used to cover the costs of County services.
It is the County's fiscal policy to provice a balanced budget each year. Expenditures are County costs ranging from payroll to paperclips. Like a balanced checkbook, the total expenditures match the total revenue collected in a fiscal year.
This filtered view contains information about COVID-19 related deaths that occurred in Cook County that were under the Medical Examiner’s jurisdiction.This view was created by looking for "covid" in any of these fields: Primary Cause, Primary Cause Line A, Primary Cause Line B, Primary Cause Line C, or Secondary Cause.
Not all deaths that occur in Cook County are reported to the Medical Examiner or fall under the jurisdiction of the Medical Examiner. The Medical Examiner’s Office determines cause and manner of death for those cases that fall under its jurisdiction. Cause of death describes the reason the person died. This dataset includes information from deaths starting in August 2014 to the present, with information updated daily.