Planning for Progress Public Meetings





On-line Registration

Planeando para el Progreso – Registro Electrónico – Spanish-speaking Registration

The Cook County Bureau of Economic Development (CCBED) is partnering with the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) to develop Planning for Progress. This strategic plan will guide funding requests, investments, and partnerships for Cook County over the next five years around community development, affordable housing, and economic development.   Please join us for the first round of sub-regional interactive workshops and help us understand the planning and  development issues, needs,and priorities that Planning for Progress should address.   There will be two sessions scheduled on each workshop date.   Please plan to attend the session time that best fits your schedule.  We encourage you to use our on-line registration as shown below:

South Cook
Wednesday, January 15, 2014*
City of Blue Island – East Annex Room
13051 Greenwood Ave.
Blue Island, IL 60406
Session Option 1: 5:00-6:00 p.m.  On-line Registration
Session Option 2: 7:00-8:00 p.m.  On-line Registration

West Cook
Wednesday, January 29, 2014*
Berwyn Public Library – Community Room
2701 S Harlem Ave.
Berwyn, IL 60402
Session Option 1: 5:00-6:00 p.m.  On-line Registration
Session Option 2: 7:00-8:00 p.mOn-line Registration

North Cook
Tuesday, February 4, 2014* – HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO FEBRUARY 11, 2014, due to weather predictions of inclement weather for 2/4/2014.
Workshops on February 11, 2014 will be at the same location and same times.  If you have already registered, you do not need to register again.
Village of Arlington Heights – Board Room
33 S. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Session Option 1: 5:00-6:00 p.m. On-line Registration
Session Option 2: 7:00-8:00 p.mOn-line Registration

Who should attend? Everyone! Workshops are targeted to public officials, business leaders, Cook County residents, workers, and individuals working in the affordable housing, economic development, and/or community development fields.   Anyone with a vested interest in the future and economic growth of Cook County should plan to attend.   Please contact Berenice Vallecillos, CMAP, at  (phone) 312-386-8623 or if you need any special accommodation in advance.

In the event of inclement weather, we will notify those registered of an alternate meeting date.

Click here for more details about Planning for Progress.