Field Foundation: FIELD FOUNDATION INFORMATION SESSION VI Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 10 a.m.
at South Suburban Mayors & Managers Association
1906 W. 174th St., East Hazel Crest, IL
RSVP HERE The Field Foundation invites past and potential grantees to join our team in a discussion about our grantmaking and information about how our work is evolving. Information will include details about our support of Art, Justice and Leadership Investment organizations, as well as the n
The Suburban Purchasing Cooperative (SPC) Governing Board has awarded the 2019/2020 Liquid Calcium Chloride Contract (#194) to Sicalco Ltd. of Hinsdale. The contract is effective December 5, 2019 to December 4, 2020 with four (4) possible, one-year extensions upon mutual agreement of both the vendor and the Conference on a negotiated basis. The current contract (#166) remains in effect until December 4, 2019, so staff recommends ordering now to avoid a price increase. The cur
Prior to that, Kai was a geovisual mapping laboratory employee at Northern Illinois University where he updated county-wide data GIS data; updated building footprints using aerial photography; assisted in data capturing; and more. Kai also served as a GIS intern for the City of DeKalb where he created professional-quality maps; assisted in gathering and presenting databases that can help with the city’s decision making; created and updated GIS and datasets; published map serv
The group explained a municipality’s statutory authority to attack blight, such as the Illinois Demolition Statute, abandonment petitions, securing or enclosing abandoned residential or commercial properties, abating nuisances, and more. They also discussed municipal authority to take immediate action to remove blight. They outlined how to build an effective neighborhood stabilization team. The team includes a neighborhood stabilization officer to manage the blight reduction
ALL APPLICATIONS AND ACCOMPANYING MATERIALS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 5:00 P.M., November 30, 2019.
A copy of the application may be obtained by request from Fire and Police Commissioner D. Young via email at email@example.com (708) 879-6457.
Dozens of local leaders celebrated the group’s launch Wednesday night at Thornton Distilling Co. in Thornton. “Decades ago, the south suburbs were the heart of the Chicagoland economy, a bustling hub for manufacturing with affordable, quality communities for families,” officials said in an announcement about the launch. “From my experience as alderman in the 4th Ward in the city of Chicago, I know that it takes years to transform communities, but it can be done,” Preckwinkle
From the Village of Lansing:
It is with deep regret the Village of Lansing informs you of the passing of former Mayor Bob West (1992-2001), who passed away late last night. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Jan and the entire family at this difficult time. Mourning bunting will drape the Lansing Municipal Center for seven days to commemorate Mayor West’s life and his service to the Village. Click here to read his obituary or sign the guestbook. Funeral service infor
This year, they’ve gained a powerful partner in that vision: Cook County. After a recent study on mobility, county officials have proposed a pilot program targeting areas that currently have the least access to transportation among transit-dependent zip codes. The plan would add 22 more trains to the Metra Electric line each day and discount Metra fares in the south suburbs. On both the Metra Electric and Rock Island lines, the pilot would also reduce fares within city limits
L-R: Thomas Ketchum, SBDC at SSEGI client; Kristi DeLaurentiis, SSMMA Executive Director; Debbie Meyers-Martin, IL State Rep.; Jay Readey, SSEGI Project Manager; Vicki Foeman Brown, SBDC Director for the Illinois SBDC at SSEGI; Liz Castaneda, SSEGI Community and Outreach Manager; Tasha Brown,Associate Illinois SBDC Director; and Rodney Falls, Business Advisor for the Illinois SBDC at SSEGI More than 100 budding or perspective business owners attended the “Insurmountable You!
United State Census Bureau
Forefront -IL Count Me In 2020
Census Front Line Organizations DATE: 12/9/2019
TIME: 8:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.
LOCATION: Prairie State College
202 S Halsted St, Chicago Heights, IL 60411 Conference Center For registration information please visit the link below.
LaTiyfa Fields, Housing & Community Fellow
Metropolitan Mayors Caucus
The RTA Access to Transit program has received funding from the Federal Transit Administration through the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) program for seven projects that will improve bike and pedestrian access to the regional transit system. A total of $4.03 million — consisting of roughly $3.2 million in federal funds, $248,000 in local funds and $558,000 in RTA funds — will be invested in sidewalks, crosswalks, bus shelters, signage, covered bike parking, and
Applications for funding under this solicitation are due no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET), on December 23, 2019. Applications for funding received after 5:00 p.m. ET on December 23, 2019 will not be considered for funding. See Section D of this notice for additional information on the application process. ADDRESSES:
Applications must be submitted via http://www.Grants.gov. Only applicants who comply with all submission requirements described in this notice a