Today marks the Cook County Board’s first committee meetings since last month’s primary election, which saw the defeat of two incumbent commissioners – Richard Boykin (D-1) and John Fritchey (D-13) – and the elevation of likely successors to three exiting commissioners – Jerry “Iceman” Butler (D-3), Ed Moody (D-6), and Jesus “Chuy” Garcia (D-7). Aside from a consent calendar meeting that includes an honor for the Final Four Loyola Ramblers, the day largely features routine items.

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