Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Chicago Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel last week announced the formation of a joint committee to explore how the two governments can partner to cut costs, improve service delivery and streamline interaction with the public.

The committee is made up of six community and business leaders. The group is charged with reporting back to Preckwinkle and Emanuel, who takes office next month, in 45 days. Both governments are struggling with budget deficits.

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