Preckwinkle to hold online town hall on budget hole

August 23, 2011 5:36:13 AM PDT
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will use the Internet to discuss the county budget with voters.

Cook County residents can give their feedback in the online town hall meeting. The county faces a more than $300 million budget deficit this year.

Preckwinkle has ordered all of the county's departments to find ways to save 5 percent. The event starts at 7:15 p.m. on the county's website.