Community Services Spending Options
The 2011 Annual Appropriation Ordinance directly appropriated $109 million in local funds for Community Services and an estimated $31.5 million in employee benefits attributed to Community Services employees, for an estimated total appropriation of approximately $140.5 million. Community Services is primarily composed of three City departments: the Chicago Public Library (CPL), Department of Public Health (CDPH), and the Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS).
The spending options related to Community Services are at the links below.
- Public Health – Transfer the Responsibilities of the Department of Public Health to the Cook County Health and Hospital System
- Family and Support Services – Eliminate City Funding for After School and Summer Employment Programs
- Public Health – Eliminate City Funding for Tuberculosis Clinics