Lake County, IL
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File #: 19-1854    Version: 1 Name: Joint committee action authorizing the County Administrator’s Office (CAO) to submit a grant application to Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) for grant funding to support the Census 2020: It Counts effort.
Type: committee action item Status: Passed
File created: 10/30/2019 In control: Financial & Administrative Committee
On agenda: Final action: 11/7/2019
Title: Committee action authorizing the County Administrator's Office (CAO) to submit a grant application to Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) for grant funding to support the Census 2020: It Counts effort.

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Committee action authorizing the County Administrator’s Office (CAO) to submit a grant application to Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) for grant funding to support the Census 2020: It Counts effort.

 

Staff Summary

                     The County is seeking grant funding for residents who don’t have computers or internet access who frequent County offices such as the Central Permitting Facility in Libertyville, Court and Administrative Complex in Waukegan, Veteran’s Assistance Commission in Gurnee, and the Workforce Development Office on the College of Lake County campus in Waukegan, to self-respond to the Census 2020.

                     The purpose of the grant is to increase participation in the 2020 Census.

                     The grant will fund 20 computer devices with internet access and promotional materials, such as fact sheets, posters, and postcards to increase the Census 2020 response rate.