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Record #: O2019-366   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 1/23/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Workforce Development and Audit
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapters 2-56 and 2-156 regarding qualifications and authority of Inspector General and related duties of City employees or officials
Sponsors: King, Sophia D., Hairston, Leslie A., Sawyer, Roderick T., Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Foulkes, Toni, Moore, David H., Taliaferro, Chris, Waguespack, Scott, Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, Arena, John, Smith, Michele, Mell, Deborah, Pawar, Ameya, Santiago, Milagros, Moore, Joseph, Reboyras, Ariel, Villegas, Gilbert, Maldonado, Roberto, Osterman, Harry, Silverstein, Debra L., Cappleman, James, Sposato, Nicholas, Moreno, Proco Joe, Napolitano, Anthony V.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 56 Office of Inspector General, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 156 Governmental Ethics
Attachments: 1. O2019-366.pdf
Related files: R2019-362

Committee on Workforce Development and Audit
January 23, 2019 City Council Meeting



SECTION 1. Chapter 2-56 of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored and deleting the language struck through, as follows:

2-56-010 Establishment - Composition.
There is hereby established an office of the municipal government to be known as the office of inspector general, which shall include an inspector general and such deputies, assistants and other employees as may be required to implement the powers and duties stated herein. The appropriations available to pay for the expenses of the office of inspector general during each fiscal year shall be not less than one hundred five one-thousandths of one percent fO.105%) of the annual appropriation of ail funds contained in the annual appropriation ordinance, as adjusted. For purposes of this section, "as adjusted" means subtracting, before applying the percentage: (\) all funds for services to sister agencies pursuant to intergovernmental agreement as provided in section 2-56-030. and (ii) all funds appropriated for pension payments above those amounts set forth in the appropriation ordinance for fiscal year 2018 provided in the annual appropriation ordinance.

2-56-20 Inspector general - Qualifications, appointment, and authority.
(a) Qualifications for appointment.
1. In considering a candidate for the position of Inspector General, the appointing authority shall evaluate and consider anv and all qualifications that are relevant to the position of Inspector General, including, but not limited to:
The candidate's integrity:
The candidate's potential for strong leadership:
The candidate's demonstrated experience and/or ability in accounting-auditing, finance, law, management analysis, public administration.


investigation, criminal justice administration, or other closely related fields:
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