Bureau Chief Michael Jasso and our Director of Planning and Development, Susan Campbell, presented our economic development organization and planning priorities to the Shenzhen International Metropolis Innovation and Management Delegation on December 5. As part of their presentation, they explained President Preckwinkle’s vision and priorities for economic growth both in Cook County and the region.
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The Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS), Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, and the Cook County Board of Commissioners broke ground on a new state-of-the-art health center in Chicago. View full release.
A community briefing was offered by President Preckwinkle and the project team two days prior to the groundbreaking. […]Continue Reading →
Susan Campbell, Director, Cook County Department of Planning and Development filled in for President Preckwinkle on November 17, 2016 joining other elected officials, housing administrators and residents at a ribbon cutting for Thorn Creek Senior Living in Thorndale, Illinois. Village President Bob Kolash of Thornton, and Elizabeth Gerr from the Illinois Housing Development Authority […]Continue Reading →
Michael Jasso, Bureau chief for the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development, gave opening remarks at the recent 17th Annual Calumet Heritage Conference, on October 29th. The Calumet National Heritage Area is a bi-state initiative, extending from Chicago’s southeast side to the Indiana Dunes. Mr. Jasso serves on the Millennium Reserve Steering […]Continue Reading →
On September 29, joined by Senator Durbin and many residents, the ribbon was cut on Casa Heritage, a development to preserve 142 units of affordable rental housing in Melrose Park. Casa Heritage underwent a year-long rehabilitation of the 142 unit, seven two-story building complex containing a mixture of studio and one-bedroom units. The property will […]Continue Reading →
If you haven’t already joined us for Rain Ready community meetings, we hope you are able to join us this month at one of our evening meetings. Rain Ready is a program developed by the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT), to educate residents and businesses about ways to prevent homes and cities from flooding. Representatives […]Continue Reading →