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On November 20, President Preckwinkle welcomed a delegation of 25 high-level government officials from Nanchang, China, hosted by WorldChicago, who were interested in gaining knowledge on economnic development and energy in the United States. The meeting, held at 69 W. Washington, 35th Floor, included a formal presentation by Herman Brewer, Bureau Chief, Bureau of Economic [...]Continue Reading →
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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:
The Draft 2011 Consolidated Annual Performance [...]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 →
Conference – Lithuania: Your Strategic Gateway to Europe – September 21, 2012 – Bilateral Business Forum
We’re helping spread the word about this conference for anyone in the County interested in economic development. This annual conference is organized under the framework of the World Lithuanian Economic Forum (WLEF) and serves as a platform for Lithuanian [...]Continue Reading →
On May 31, 2012 By barbara.maloof
President Preckwinkle attended the May 30, 2012 meeting of the Business Leadership Council to share the current state of Cook County and her vision for economic growth. Her remarks included her restructuring of economic development within Cook County to include planning and community development, job growth, capital planning, major construction and building and zoning. She spoke about the [...]Continue Reading →
Our Economic Development Toolbox has 2 new URLs:
MetroChicagoData.org – the nation’s first “convergence cloud” site that brings public data from the City of Chicago, Cook County and the State of Illinois into a single open portal to help increase service efficiencies, access to vital information and new innovation.Continue Reading →
Construction is underway for the Residential Treatment Unit (RTU) and Reception, Classification, Diagnostic Center (RCDC) at the Department of Corrections. Located in Chicago, the RCDC processes new admissions into the Department of Correction and detainees going to and from court for all six branches of the Circuit Courts of Cook County.
Recent construction action photos:
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