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At their November 20, 2013 meeting, President Preckwinkle addressed the Board of the Economic Development Advisory Council (EDAC) . She thanked each member of the Council for their time and service. Afterwards, President Preckwinkle explained her vision for economic growth and the work of the re-constituted EDAC. The map to the left shows [...]Continue Reading →
On November 22, 2013 By barbara.maloof
Draft 2012 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)
The Cook County Department of Planning and Development /Bureau of Economic Development currently receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG), and HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funding on an annual entitlement basis from the U.S. Department of Housing [...]Continue Reading →
On November 14, 2013 By barbara.maloof
There will be a meeting of the Cook County Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC) on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at the hour of 8:00 AM, at the George W. Dunne County Office Building, 69 W. Washington, 35th Floor.
If you would like to attend, or for more information, contact:
Barbara Maloof, Public Information [...]Continue Reading →
On November 6, 2013 By barbara.maloof
Joining a large group of CEOs, Executive Directors and foundation leaders working to close the skills gap and bridge the opportunity divide, President Preckwinkle addressed the Close-IT Summit in Washington, D.C. She began her remarks by stating, ” we know that to compete in a global economy depends on a workforce [...]Continue Reading →
On November 4, 2013 By barbara.maloof
On October 30th, Cook County’s Chief Sustainability Officer and senior staff from the Bureau of Economic Development, joined the West Central Municipal Conference (of mayors), the West Suburban Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Technical Assistance to Brownfields (TAB) program at Kansas State to host a workshop helping communities learn about Brownfields, both the [...]Continue Reading →
What is “Planning for Progress”?
Cook County is embarking on a dual-track comprehensive planning process that will guide funding requests, investments, and partnerships over the next five years. This collaborative, inclusive process, will result in the development of a new Consolidated Plan (Con Plan) and Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) [...]Continue Reading →
Herman Brewer, Bureau Chief for the Bureau of Economic Development, spoke to the Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers (AIRE) Luncheon on October 8th in Rosemont, IL. Speaking to a full house, his topic was “Drivers of Midwestern Job Growth.” He talked about the major drivers of job growth in the region in key clusters: [...]Continue Reading →
There will be a meeting of the Finance Committee of the Cook County Land Bank Authority on Friday, October 11, 2013 at the hour of 9:00 AM, at the
Metropolitan Planning Council located at 140 S Dearborn, Fourteenth Floor, Chicago, IL.
Contact for information and agenda:
President Preckwinkle, joined by Paul W. Jones, Chairman, A.O. Smith Corporation and Victor Smith, Secretary of Commerce, State of Indiana, served as part of a town hall at the Tri-State Summit on Regional Competitiveness on the topic of: “Effective Institutional Arrangements in the Tri-State Region”. The event was sponosored by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce on [...]Continue Reading →
On September 27, 2013 By barbara.maloof
Speaking to a full house of suburban service providers, municipal staff, elected officials, philanthropic and civic organizations, at an event sponsored by the Brookings Institute and the Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) on September 26th, President Preckwinkle offered her thoughts on an action oriented agenda for regional economic growth. She also introduced Elizabeth Kneebone and [...]Continue Reading →
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