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File #: 18-6448    Version: 1 Name: RECOGNIZING OCTOBER AS NATIONAL MANUFACTURING MONTH AND COMMENDING SCHAUMBURG, ILLINOIS FOR THEIR INITIATIVES IN THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 10/15/2018 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/16/2018 Final action: 10/16/2018
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING OCTOBER AS NATIONAL MANUFACTURING MONTH AND COMMENDING SCHAUMBURG, ILLINOIS FOR THEIR INITIATIVES IN THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY WHEREAS, there are nearly 185,000 employees working in manufacturing throughout Cook County; and WHEREAS, 12,300 of these employees working in manufacturing in Schaumburg, Illinois many of them recognized by the Schaumburg Business Association; and WHEREAS, manufacturing represents 17% of Schaumburg's total employment; and WHEREAS, manufacturing represents nearly 10% of Cook County's employment; and WHEREAS, fabricated metals and food processing employment is 20% more concentrated in Cook County compared to the national average; and WHEREAS, 5,778 manufacturing firms are in Cook County; and WHEREAS, Schaumburg Illinois has 231 manufacturing firms which makes up for 7% of Schaumburg's entire tax base; and WHEREAS, 3,700 metal manufacturing firms are in Cook County which generate nearly $30 billion dollars in revenue; a...
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

 

RECOGNIZING OCTOBER AS NATIONAL MANUFACTURING MONTH AND COMMENDING SCHAUMBURG, ILLINOIS FOR THEIR INITIATIVES IN THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

 

WHEREAS, there are nearly 185,000 employees working in manufacturing throughout Cook County; and

 

WHEREAS, 12,300 of these employees working in manufacturing in Schaumburg, Illinois many of them recognized by the Schaumburg Business Association; and

 

WHEREAS, manufacturing represents 17% of Schaumburg’s total employment; and

 

WHEREAS, manufacturing represents nearly 10% of Cook County’s employment; and

 

WHEREAS, fabricated metals and food processing employment is 20% more concentrated in Cook County compared to the national average; and

 

WHEREAS, 5,778 manufacturing firms are in Cook County; and

 

WHEREAS, Schaumburg Illinois has 231 manufacturing firms which makes up for 7% of Schaumburg’s entire tax base; and

 

WHEREAS, 3,700 metal manufacturing firms are in Cook County which generate nearly $30 billion dollars in revenue; and

 

WHEREAS, through its growth in metal manufacturing, Schaumburg Illinois is the third largest manufacturing sector.

 

NOW BE IT RESOLVED, that the President and Board of Commissioners of Cook County do hereby commend the Schaumburg Business Association, and recognize October as manufacturing month in Schaumburg, Cook County and Illinois; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a suitable copy of this Resolution be spread upon the official proceedings of this Honorable body and that a copy tendered over to the Illinois Manufacturers Association.end