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National Rebuilding Day – April 27, 2013 – President Toni Preckwinkle joined more than 100 volunteers, including Cook County employees, completing major repairs to the homes of two residents in Harvey, Illinois, on Saturday as part of National Rebuilding Day. The County contributes $105,000 annually to Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago through its Community Development Block [...]Continue Reading →
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 →
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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Looking for work and live in Cook County?
As you know, Cook County and the City of Chicago officially launched the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (CCWP), in July. They recently updated some job information and links to job websites. To learn more about the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership and view dates for some of the resume writing, [...]Continue Reading →
On August 27, 2012 By barbara.maloof
As part of the Oak Forest Health Center design, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development, Herman Brewer, Chief and John Cooke, Director for Capital Planning and Policy, have been involved in managing many of the design aspects of the new clinic along with the team and community organizations assembled to make it a success. [...]Continue Reading →
On July 31, 2012 By barbara.maloof
On Thursday, July 26, Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, joined by Commissioner Jeffrey R. Tobolski and Herman Brewer, Bureau Chief, Economic Development for Cook County, toured Ingredion Incorporated (formerly known as Corn Products International, Inc. ), one of the world’s leading ingredient solutions providers and located in Cook County, Illinois for over 100 years. In [...]Continue Reading →
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