Speaking to a packed audience on July 29, President Preckwinkle helped kick off the  Chicago Innovation Awards reception in downtown Chicago. President Preckwinkle started by noting the event celebrates innovation in all its forms, big company and small, for-profit and not-for-profit, high tech, low tech and no tech, across all industries and […]

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The PrivateBank and the Cook County Land Bank (CCLBA)  have announced  the creation of a new partnership to help eligible participants realize the dream of homeownership by investing in rehabbing vacant homes in Cook County.  View full  release.

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Major Step Forward in Implementation of Sustainability Goals The Cook County Board of Commissioners has approved a Building Energy Benchmarking Ordinance that will continue the County’s advancement of its “green” initiatives. “I believe that Cook County should be a world-class model of sustainability,” stated President Preckwinkle. “The passage and implementation of this ordinance is […]

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CCLBA Board of Directors Meeting Notice & Agenda The Cook County Land Bank Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the hour of 8:00 AM, at the Metropolitan Planning Council located at 140 South Dearborn Street, Fourteenth Floor, Suite 1400, Chicago, Illinois. For the agenda, to attend, and for more […]

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Speaking to a full house in Albany Park from the North River Commission, Albany Park and Lincoln Square Chambers of Commerce on July 16, President Preckwinkle talked about economic development in Cook County.   The luncheon  address included her work as a regional leader. President Preckwinkle explained that last December, County board chief executives from […]

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Herman Brewer, Bureau Chief for Economic Development, filled in for Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle at the groundbreaking for Fox Motors on June 24th.   As Mr. Brewer noted in his remarks, President Preckwinkle was on board from the very beginning for this project, and was very pleased to work with Fox Motors to make the […]

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From the monthly archives: July 2014