CBS 2 Chicago: DuPage County, Forest Preserves Share Services To Cut Costs

March 8, 2017

CBS 2 Chicago

Two DuPage County governments said Wednesday they have combined efforts for a “win” for taxpayers.

Top leaders of DuPage County and the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County said they have worked together to share some services and combine purchases to save taxpayers $275,000.

That amount of money might be viewed as “a drop in the bucket,” but DuPage County Board chairman Dan Cronin said it’s a necessity that units of governments do more to work together.

“This is the new normal. There isn’t going to be more money available for local governments to provide services. I think that people are living in a fantasy if they think there’s going to be more money,” he said.

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