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Commissioner — Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago Board of Commissioners

Full 6-year term
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About this office

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) is governed by a 9-member board elected at-large with 3 commissioners elected every 2 years. MWRD treats water collected by sanitary and stormwater sewers in most of Cook County. It also serves as the stormwater management utility for Cook County. Its mission is to protect the health and safety of citizens and area waterways.
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Candidates

You can vote for 3 of these 6 candidates.

Michael Smith

Green
Military and Law enforcement
Top 3 Priorities
  1. #1 bring government back to the people and not corporations
  2. Eleminate patronage politics in this county government
  3. vote on common sense protection of waterways and enforce...
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George Milkowski

Green
Retired teacher
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Return real estate to the tax rolls by selling property...
  2. Expand modern water disinfectant processes to all...
  3. Work to develop processes to remove all heavy metals,...
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Karen Roothaan

Green
I teach mathematics at the college...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. I would like to stop the distribution of biosolids...
  2. I hope to improve the distribution of rain barrels...
  3. To provide fair opportunities for minority contractors,...
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Barbara McGowan

Democratic
Commissioner/Vice President - Metropolitan...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Do all that is within our Illinois Statutory and budgetary...
  2. The top priority for is to continue our efforts to...
  3. A priority as a Commissioner was to bring two disinfection...
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Mariyana T. Spyropoulos

Democratic
attorney/commissioner
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Protect tax dollars
  2. protect our water envrionment
  3. strengthen community outreach regarding district programs...
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Josina Morita

Democratic
Urban Planner
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  1. Stormwater management will be my number one priority....
  2. Invest in green infrastructure and create green jobs...
  3. Community education around stormwater and water conservation,...
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