(55 ILCS 5/3-14008) (from Ch. 34, par. 3-14008)
    Sec. 3-14008. Powers and duties of chief administrative officer. The chief administrative officer shall be responsible for the management and direction of the bureau of administration and of any other agency, function, or matter the county board may assign to him from time to time. He shall be under the policy direction and the control of the president and the county board, and his administrative actions shall be in conformance with the laws and in accordance with the decisions and authorization of the president and the board. He shall be privileged to attend all meetings of the county board and its committees with the right to participate in discussions but with no right to vote. The chief administrative officer has all the powers and shall exercise all the duties granted elsewhere in this Code to the Board of Commissioners of Cook County with respect to the preparation of county budgets or budget estimates and the administration of county budget appropriations including Sections 6-24002, 6-24003 and 6-24010. He shall carry out a continuing review of all county departments, agencies, operations and needs, and shall, at his discretion or when requested, make recommendations with respect to any or all matters relevant thereto.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)