Cleaner air and
This measure will protect and restore the natural areas that make air cleaner to breathe in the Cook County area, reducing health complications such as asthma.
Cleaner water sources
and less flooding
Forest preserves filter storm and rainwater, keeping pollution from entering our waterways and reducing the risk of flooding from heavy rainfall in communities across the area.
Protection for local
wildlife and habitat
When land and water is conserved, native wildlife thrive.
RESTORATION OF FOREST PRESERVE LAND
This measure would invest in restoration and stewardship, helping restore 30,000 acres of forest preserve land to good health.
Approval of this measure will create and sustain thousands of jobs and lead to more opportunities for county residents.
On November 8th, 2022, voters will get a historic opportunity to protect our water sources, air quality, and wildlife habitats by approving a property tax increase of 0.025%. That amounts to less than $1.66/month for the vast majority of homeowners – such a small price to protect, restore, and expand our forest preserves, ensuring cleaner air and drinking water and reducing flooding.LEARN MORE
All registered suburban Cook County voters with a driver’s license, state ID, or social security number may request a mail ballot using an online or paper application.