Public Hearing Notice

Posted September 9, 2019

THE VILLAGE OF BEECHER, THE CITY OF CHICAGO HEIGHTS, THE VILLAGE OF CRETE, THE VILLAGE OF FORD HEIGHTS, THE VILLAGE OF GLENWOOD, THE VILLAGE OF OLYMPIA FIELDS, THE VILLAGE OF SAUK VILLAGE, THE VILLAGE OF SOUTH CHICAGO HEIGHTS, THE VILLAGE OF STEGER, THE COUNTY OF COOK, and THE COUNTY OF WILL provide this Notice of Public Hearing concerning the intent of the above Municipalities and Counties to apply for an Enterprise Zone designation pursuant to the Illinois Enterprise Zone Act, 20 ILCS 655/ 1 et seq, to be awarded by the State of Illinois. The name of the enterprise zone will be the Lincoln & 394 Corridor Enterprise Zone.

Notice of  a Public Comment Period

Posted July 12, 2019

The Cook County Department of Planning and Development within the Bureau of Economic Development currently receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds on an annual entitlement basis from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The County is accepting public comments regarding its Draft 2019 Annual Action Plan, which summarizes available funding resources as well as related proposed activities designed to meet community, housing, and economic development needs in suburban Cook County.

Public Comment Opportunities An important part of the process of developing an Annual Action Plan is to promote citizen participation and solicit input. The Draft may be reviewed at the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development offices at 69 West Washington Street, Suite 2900, Chicago, IL 60602, or on-line at the Cook County website during the applicable public comment period, posted below:

All interested parties are encouraged to provide written comments. Written comments for the Draft Annual Action Plan are being accepted during the applicable public comment period specified above and must be received by 4 p.m. on the last day of the aforementioned public comment period in order to receive consideration. Written comments must be directed to David Washington, Compliance Specialist, Cook County Department of Planning and Development, 69 West Washington, Suite 2900, Chicago, IL 60602, david.washington@cookcountyil.gov.

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Notice of a Public Hearing with SSMMA - July 18, 2019

https://www.cookcountyil.gov/event/enterprise-zone-designation-notice-rescheduled-public-hearing

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Notice of  a Public Hearing

Posted May 6, 2019

Cook County Bureau of Economic Development and Bureau of Finance - Notice of Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given that on Monday, May 13, 2019, at 3:00 pm CDT, in Room D of the 22nd Floor of 69 West Washington, Chicago, IL 60602, a public hearing will be held before the representatives of the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development and the Cook County Bureau of Finance as designees of the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners (the "Board"), regarding a plan of finance to issue not to exceed $14,000,000 aggregate principal amount of multi-family housing revenue bonds of The County of Cook, Illinois (the "County"),in one or more series (the "Bonds"). The proceeds of the Bonds will be loaned to Markham Supportive Care, L.P., an Illinois limited partnership (the "Borrower"), to be used, together with certain other funds, to (i) finance or refinance all or a portion of the costs of construction and equipping of a l00-unit supportive living facility and certain functionally-related improvements to be located at 155th Street and Turner Avenue in the City of Markham, Illinois in the County and currently known as the Plum Creek of Markham SLF Project (the  "Project"); (ii) pay capitalized interest on the Bonds; (iii) fund a debt service reserve fund; and (iv) pay certain expenses incurred in connection with the issuance of the Bonds.
 

View complete Public Notice for more information.

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Public Notice

Posted February 15, 2019

Draft Fourth Substantial Amendment

Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Grant (CDBG-DR) Action Plan

The Cook County Department of Planning and Development within the Bureau of Economic Development has received a CDBG-DR grant in the amount of $83,616,000 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assist disaster recovery efforts in response to declared major disasters occurring in Cook County in 2013. These funds can be used only for specific disaster recovery-related purposes. The County is accepting public comments regarding its Draft Fourth Substantial Amendment to the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Grant (CDBG-DR) Action Plan.

Applicable Public Comment Period: 7 Days – February 15 through February 22, 2019

Public Comment Opportunities

The Fourth Substantial Amendment is being made available to the public for review and comment for seven days from February 15 through February 22, 2019 per HUD requirements via the Cook County website on this link, noted below, as well as on-site at Cook County offices located at 69 West Washington Street, Suite 2900, Chicago, IL 60602. Written comments will be accepted during this period and should be directed to Barbara Maloof at the aforementioned address or via email at barbara.maloof@cookcountyil.gov

View Draft Fourth Substantial Amendment (pdf below): 

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Posted January 17, 2019

Draft Substantial Amendments to the 2014 and 2018 Annual Action Plans

The Cook County Department of Planning and Development within the Bureau of Economic Development currently receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding on an annual entitlement basis from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The County is accepting public comments regarding its Draft Substantial Amendments to its 2014 and 2018 Annual Action Plans, which propose new CDBG-funded activities to better meet community development needs in suburban Cook County.   

Applicable Public Comment Period: 30 Days – January 17, 2019 - February 17, 2019

All interested parties are encouraged to provide written comments. Written comments for the Draft Substantial Amendments are being accepted during the applicable public comment period specified above and must be received by 4 p.m. on February 17, 2019, the last day of the public comment period in order to receive consideration. Written comments must be directed to Dominic Tocci, Deputy Director, Cook County Department of Planning and Development, 69 West Washington, Suite 2900, Chicago, IL 60602, dominic.tocci@cookcountyil.gov.

View Substantial Amendments cdbg 2014 and 2018 (pdf below):