Overview

The Cook County Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC) is an advisory committee appointed by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle to advise the County regarding policies, strategies, and plans to improve the business environment, encourage productivity, and support people, places, and actions that can help the economy grow. EDAC’s members represent a broad range of public, private, and non-profit sector interests in Cook County.

Focus

EDAC advises the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development (BED) on strategic planning, goal setting, prioritization, policies, programming, investments, and incentives. 

Subcommittees 

  • Development and Planning
  • Financial Tools and Incentives
  • Governance and Membership

Annual Reports 

  • 2015 Annual Report 
  • 2014 Annual Report 

Membership 

  • Full EDAC Members
  • Development and Planning Subcommittee Members
  • Financial Tools and Incentices Subcommittee Members
  • Governance and Membership Subcommittee Members 

Meeting Details 

  • January 28, 2016 Notice Agenda Minutes 
  • February 25, 2016 Notice Agenda Minutes 
  • March 31, 2016 Notice Agenda Minutes 
  • April 28, 2016 Notice Agenda Minutes 
  • May 26, 2016 Notice Agenda Minutes 
  • June 23, 2016 Notice Agenda Minutes 
  • July 21, 2016 Notice Agenda Minutes 
  • September 8, 2016 Notice Agenda Minutes 
  • October 20, 2016 Notice Agenda Minutes 
  • November 17, 2016 Notice Agenda Minutes