Cycle Opens for 2016  The applications and related materials for the 2016 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) applications are posted below.   The CDBG and ESG applications are due Friday, April 22, 2016 at 4:00pm. CDBG Capital Improvement / Economic Development / Demolition Application CDBG […]

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The Cook County Department of Facilities Management will participate in Earth Hour, March 19, 2016 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.   During this time, the Department of Facilities Management will shut down non-essential equipment and lighting.  All equipment and lighting will be powered down at 8:30 p.m. and restored just after 9:30 p.m.  Emergency lighting […]

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On February 2, 2016, Facilities Management, part of the Bureau of Asset Management, participated in Career Day at ACE Tech Charter High School, 5410 S. State Street. For this day, sophomores, juniors and seniors attended the fair, using it to test their professional skills with individuals and other career specialists.  Career Fair was […]

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Funds to be invested in affordable housing projects in Ford Heights, Hines, LaGrange, and Park Forest Construction and/or rehabilitation is anticipated this year on four projects to develop affordable housing as a result of loans totaling $9 million from Cook County’s HOME Investment Partnership Program. The projects, whose loans were approved by the County Board […]

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On February 24, Susan Campbell, Director of Planning and Development, spoke at Commissioner Boykin’s (District 1) manufacturing breakfast which included ways to spur economic growth in Cook County and the region. Joining Susan at the breakfast were Daniel Betts and Irene Sherr of our staff. Highlights of their remarks included: President Preckwinkle’s commitment to economic development and growing […]

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From the monthly archives: March 2016