Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Mayor Lawrence L. Jackson and Commissioner Sims joined village and county officials, as well as community stakeholders today, to celebrate the completion of the Northeast Riverdale Storm Relief Project. Cook County’s Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program invested $7.6 million dollars in this project. […]
On October 17, joined by Congressman Danny Davis, Commissioners Daley, Boykin and Tobolski, along with the management team and staff at Loyola University Medical Campus, a groundbreaking occurred on a disaster resilience project for the Maywood community and western Cook County. Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle said Loyola University Chicago and Loyola University Medical Center […]
At their Midwest Energy Solutions Conference held in Chicago on January 15th, the MEEA gave their 2014 Inspiring Efficiency Leadership Award to Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle.
The award highlights President Preckwinkle’s initiatives to establish Cook County as a world-class model of sustainability. Her administration has worked to boost energy efficiency practices […]
Joining a large group of CEOs, Executive Directors and foundation leaders working to close the skills gap and bridge the opportunity divide, President Preckwinkle addressed the Close-IT Summit in Washington, D.C. She began her remarks by stating, ” we know that to compete in a global economy depends on a workforce […]
President Preckwinkle, joined by Paul W. Jones, Chairman, A.O. Smith Corporation and Victor Smith, Secretary of Commerce, State of Indiana, served as part of a town hall at the Tri-State Summit on Regional Competitiveness on the topic of: “Effective Institutional Arrangements in the Tri-State Region”. The event was sponosored by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce on […]
Surrounded by an area full of residents, visitors and dignitaries on September 24th, President Preckwinkle spoke about her continuing commitment to affordable housing and economic growth, along with the County’s financial commitment to St. Anthony of Lansing and other area investments. Specifically, she referred to the total development cost for St. Anthony’s, with $3,000,000 coming […]
Speaking to a full house, President Preckwinkle gave the Keynote Address at Opportunities for Investment in Chicago’s Southland, an event sponsored by IceMiller, LLP, that brought together the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association (SSMMA) municipalities and partners including the Center for Neighborhood Technology, Chicago Community Loan Fund, Enterprise Community Partners and the Metropolitan Planning Council. […]
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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced a new Economic Growth Agenda outlining strategies to strengthen economic development throughout Cook County and the Chicago metropolitan region. Nine strategies highlight need for cooperation throughout the metropolitan area.
President Preckwinkle spoke at the Contractor “Meet and Greet” on March 28. Joined by the management team from the Bureau of Economic Development and Procurement, over 100 pre-qualified Architects, Engineers and Consultants were welcomed to network and find out about upcoming Capital projects with Cook County. The focus was on why working with Cook County is now […]
Cook County Board of Commissioners Approve First Ten Members of the Cook County Land Bank Authority
On February 8, at a special meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, the first 10 individuals nominated by President Preckwinkle to serve on the Cook County Land Bank Authority Board of Directors were approved. The new Land […]