Cook County a Key Partner in the Project

Tasha Cruzat, Chief of Staff for Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, attended the ribbon cutting for Freedom’s Path, an affordable housing community for veterans on the Hines Veterans Administration (VA) Campus in Cook County.

According to the Veteran’s Administration, about 1.4 million veterans are considered at risk […]

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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle joined a number of local and federal officials Wednesday in breaking ground for infrastructure improvements that are key to revitalization of the Cullerton Avenue Industrial Area in Franklin Park.

The groundbreaking celebrates the start of the first project funded in Cook County under the BUILT in Cook loan fund. […]

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On July 30th, the Chicago Metro Metal Consortium, the Alliance for Illinois Manufacturing, and S&C Electric hosted a program on Energy Incentives for Manufacturers. The event was held at S&C Electric on Chicago’s north side,and attended by manufacturers and service providers in […]

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The Cook County Board of Commissioners, on July 29, gave approval for a pre-apprenticeship program at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC). The program will start with a limited number of residents and will be done in coordination with the Cook County Painters’ District Council #14, International Brotherhood of Painters and […]

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The Cook County Board of Commissioners  approved a $2.5 million dollar loan under the BUILT (Broadening Urban Investment to Leverage Transportation) in Cook Loan Program to build a Cermak Fresh Foods grocery store at the former Marshall Field’s (Macy’s) warehouse campus.

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A public meeting sponsored by Riverside Township, Cook County’s Department of Planning and Development, and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD), has been scheduled for:
7 pm on Wednesday, July 29, 2015  in the Board Room at the Riverside Town Hall – 27 Riverside Road, Riverside to discuss options for dealing with […]

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The Cook County Land Bank Land Transactions Committee will meet on Friday, July 24, 2015 at 10:00 AM, at the Cook County Building located at 118 North Clark Street, 4th Floor, Conference Room “B”, Chicago, Illinois.

To obtain the agenda or for more information, visit cookcountylandbank.org

Contact:

Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA)
(312) […]

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Join the Chicago Metro Metal Consortium, the Alliance for Illinois Manufacturing and S&C Electric on July 30th from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. at S&C for a program on Energy Incentives for Manufacturers. Register now!

This program will feature an overview of S&C Electric’s energy conservation and efficiency efforts and a […]

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LB Steel and Sterling Lumber part of tour on July 8th.

Mathy Stanislaus, U.S. EPA’s Assistant Administrator for the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, toured LB Steel, in Harvey, Ill. , located in Chicago’s southland.  LB Steel is one of the largest processors of strip mill plate in North America and serves the […]

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President Preckwinkle pleased with CRGI Collaboration

On July 9th, Lake County hosted the Chicago Regional Growth Initiative (CRGI) at Takeda Pharmaceuticals in Deerfield, Illinois. The Chicago Regional Growth Initiative (CRGI) is an outgrowth of a regional initiative beginning in December of 2013, under the leadership of President Preckwinkle. For the first time in decades, leaders […]

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