March 8, 2017
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.