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On July 24, 2014 By barbara.maloof
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 [...]Continue Reading →
On July 22, 2014 By barbara.maloof
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 [...]Continue Reading →
On July 18, 2014 By barbara.maloof
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
On June 24, 2014 By barbara.maloof
The Cook County Land Bank Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, June 26, 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.
Please go to http://www.cookcountylandbank.org/ for an agenda.
For more information, please contact [...]
On June 23, 2014 By barbara.maloof
Public Meeting Notice
There will be a meeting of the Cook County Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC) on:
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 8:00 AM, 118 N. Clark Street, Room 436.
The purpose of this meeting is to consider the following applications for Class 7b tax incentives.
Weichai America Corporation
[...]Continue Reading →
On June 20, 2014 By barbara.maloof
Speaking to a packed audience of BOMA (Building and Office Manager’s Association) members at their downtown Chicago luncheon on June 19, President Preckwinkle spoke about progress on economic development for Cook County and future plans for growth. She started about the positive impact of rolling back the sales tax on families and businesses, and [...]Continue Reading →
On June 16, 2014 By barbara.maloof
Draft 2014 Annual Action Plan
The Cook County Department of Planning and Development within the Bureau of Economic Development currently receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds on an annual entitlement basis from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). [...]Continue Reading →
On June 16, 2014 By barbara.maloof
Cook County Board President Preckwinkle announced the formation of a new Latino Advisory Council composed of a diverse group of leaders who will help the County develop a strategy to better engage, serve, and connect with the Latino community, which represents 24% of the total population in Cook County. View full release in [...]Continue Reading →
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