Planning for Progress

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      What is “Planning for Progress”?  Cook County is embarking on a dual-track comprehensive planning process that will guide funding requests, investments, and partnerships over the next five years. This collaborative, inclusive process, will result in the development of a new Consolidated Plan (Con Plan) and Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) […]

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Herman Brewer, Bureau Chief for the Bureau of Economic Development, spoke  to  the Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers (AIRE) Luncheon on October 8th in Rosemont, IL.  Speaking to a full house, his topic was “Drivers of Midwestern Job Growth.”  He talked about the major drivers of job growth in the region  in  key clusters: […]

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Public Notice There will be a meeting of the Finance Committee  of the Cook County Land Bank Authority on Friday, October 11, 2013 at the hour of 9:00 AM, at the Metropolitan Planning Council located at 140 S Dearborn, Fourteenth Floor, Chicago, IL. Contact for information and agenda: Phone: 312-603-4210 Email: Website: Continue Reading

President Preckwinkle, joined by Paul W. Jones, Chairman, A.O. Smith Corporation and Victor Smith, Secretary of Commerce, State of Indiana, served as part of a town hall at the Tri-State  Summit on Regional Competitiveness on the topic of: “Effective Institutional Arrangements in the Tri-State Region”.  The event was sponosored by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce on […]

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From the monthly archives: October 2013