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April 22, 2014 – Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle and Clerk of the Circuit Court Dorothy Brown announced the opening of the new Records Storage and Digital Imaging Center located at 1330 S. 54th Avenue in Cicero, Illinois. They were joined by Commissioners Daley, Tobolski, Steele and Garcia. View full [...]Continue Reading →
Thirty-eight taxing districts across Cook County were approved for 420 No Cash Bid purchases as part of the county’s No Cash Bid Program, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today. Many of those taxing districts began collecting their Certificates of Purchase last week. This marks a 78% increase in the number of approvals over [...]Continue Reading →
On March 31, 2014 By barbara.maloof
Speaking at their annual luncheon on March 28, President Preckwinkle outlined her pro-growth agenda for manufacturing and other initiatives at the Annual Meeting of the Alliance for Illinois Manufacturing (AIM).
Highlights of her remarks started with the successful rollback of the sales tax and creation of [...]Continue Reading →
There will be a meeting of the Cook County Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC) on Wednesday, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 8 AM, 69 West Washington, 4th Floor Conference Room. If you would like to attend, or for more information, contact:
Barbara Maloof, Public Information Officer
Cook County Bureau of Economic Development
Phone: [...]Continue Reading →
The winners of the 2013 Chicago Innovation Awards joined President Preckwinkle today for a roundtable discussion about their innovations and the positive impact they could have for the County and our entire region. After President Preckwinkle’s opening remarks, co-founders Tom Kuczmarski and Dan Miller explained the Awards, then each person had time to explain [...]Continue Reading →
President Preckwinkle helped cut the ribbon with other dignitaries on Saturday, February 8th at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show. She made brief remarks beforehand about important factors driving the economy in Cook County. The ribbon cutting event was packed and the show generated a lot of excitement. Our other photos show highlights of the event.
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On February 3, 2014 By barbara.maloof
North Cook County Public Meetings/Workshops
Rescheduled Due to Inclement Weather
Due to inclement weather on Tuesday, February 4th afternoon and evening, the North Cook Planning for Progress Public Meeting/Workshops have been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 11th. We will be using the same location and times as before. The details are noted below. If [...]Continue Reading →
On January 24, 2014 By barbara.maloof
Joined by representatives of the Interfaith Housing Development Corporation of Chicago (IHDC), the Oak Park Housing Authority (OPHA), the Village of Oak Park, residents, community organizations, and funding agencies, President Preckwinkle cut the ribbon on the Grove Apartments, a 51-unit affordable housing complex in Oak Park. The developers of this project took what was originally an [...]Continue Reading →
At their Midwest Energy Solutions Conference held in Chicago on January 15th, the MEEA gave their 2014 Inspiring Efficiency Leadership Award to Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle.
The award highlights President Preckwinkle’s initiatives to establish Cook County as a world-class model of sustainability. Her administration has worked to boost energy efficiency practices [...]Continue Reading →
On January 8, 2014 By barbara.maloof
There will be two meetings of the Cook County Land Bank Authority on January 10, 2013 as noted below:
There will be a meeting of the Search Committee
of the Cook County Land Bank Authority
on Friday, January 10, 2014 at the hour of 8:30 AM, at the
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Chicago, IL 60602
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