Speaking to a full house of suburban service providers, municipal staff, elected officials,  philanthropic and civic organizations, at an event sponsored by the Brookings Institute and the Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) on September 26th, President Preckwinkle offered  her thoughts on an action oriented agenda for regional economic growth.  She also introduced  Elizabeth Kneebone and […]

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Surrounded by an area full of residents, visitors and dignitaries on September 24th, President Preckwinkle spoke about her continuing commitment to affordable housing and economic growth, along with the County’s financial commitment to St. Anthony of Lansing and other area investments.   Specifically, she referred to the total development cost for St. Anthony’s, with $3,000,000 coming […]

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Public Meeting Notice There will be a meeting of the Cook County Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC) on  Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at the hour of 8:00 AM, at the George W. Dunne County Office Building, 69 W. Washington, 35th Floor. If you would like to attend, or for more information, contact: Barbara Maloof, Public […]

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Cook County has been selected as one of the Top 100 nominees for the 2013 Chicago Innovation Awards. This nomination recognizes the County’s innovative steps to reduce energy costs and cut greenhouse gas emissions.  The County’s submission focused on the Guaranteed Energy Performance Contracting (GEPC) project.  In June 2012, the county’s Office of Capital […]

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From the monthly archives: September 2013