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On January 31, 2013 By barbara.maloof
There is a close working relationship between economic development and transportaton improvements. Please see press release today on the Joe Orr Road Realignment from the Bureau of Transportation and Highways.
Joe Orr Road Realignment Creates ‘Islands of Opportunity’
Road project reflects highway department’s new [...]
President Preckwinkle Lights Holiday Tree in the lobby of the County Building
Surrounded by Cook County Commissioners, other distinguished guests, the public, music and festive lighting, President Preckwinkle lit the Holiday Tree in the lobby of the Cook County Building, Tuesday evening, November 27, 2012.
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The Council of Economic Advisors held their first working session on Monday, October 29. Appointed by President Preckwinkle earlier this year, the Council will provide high-level advice on industry clusters that are expected to grow, such as transportation, logistics and manufacturing that are historic hallmarks of this region’s economy, and the public investments that will make expansion possible [...]Continue Reading →
Affordable Housing Website Launched – Upcoming Event on Affordable Housing
Today, the Bureau of Economic Development rolled out their new website geared towards affordable housing in Cook County, IL.
Highlights of the website include the work of the Department of Planning and Development and their work with the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) and HOME Programs. [...]Continue Reading →
On October 9, 2012 By barbara.maloof
Vacant Building Ordinance
Intergovernmental Agreement Passed between Cook County and Village of Oak Lawn
Last week, the Cook County Board of Commissioners passed an Intergovernmental Agreement between Cook County and the Village of Oak Lawn to participate in the County’s Vacant Building Ordinance. President Preckwinkle introduced the Intergovernmental Agreement on September [...]
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The Bureau of Economic Development has just published the
Draft Substantial Amendment to the 2011 Annual Action Plan Draft Substantial Amendment to the 2012 Annual Action Plan and the Draft Revised Citizen Participation Plan
on-line, for review and comment at:
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On September 28, 2012 By barbara.maloof
Economic Development was the lead topic, as María Choca Urban, Director of Planning and Development for our Bureau, spoke at a summit of professionals on Regional Policy Objectives and Strategic Collaborations. The summit on economic development was co-hosted by the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association (SSMMA), Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation, Cook County Department of Planning and [...]Continue Reading →
On September 26, 2012 By barbara.maloof
President Preckwinkle, joined by Reverend Harry Roberts, President, Board of Directors of South Suburban PADS (Public Action to Deliver Shelter) , Mayor Welch of County Club Hills, and Mike Wasserberg, Executive Director, South Suburban PADS, cut the ribbon on the new Wellness Center in Country Club Hills, yesterday morning.
In her remarks, President Preckwinkle remembered that [...]Continue Reading →
Center Street between 159th and 171st Streets – Enhancing economic growth in Harvey and the South Suburbs
The reconstruction and expansion of this vital truck route will greatly enhance the transportation network around the City of Harvey’s Industrial Park, which includes Canadian National’s Gateway Intermodal Terminal, UPS, and other national and local businesses.
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On September 10, 2012 By barbara.maloof
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today introduced an agreement to the Cook County Board of Commissioners between the County and the Village of Oak Lawn to participate in the County’s Vacant Building Ordinance.
The Intergovernmental Agreement is the result of the efforts undertaken by the Bureau of Economic Development, the Department [...]
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