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Meeting Name: Business and Economic Development Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/12/2016 8:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Business & Economic Dev 4-12-16 supplemental.pdf, AMENDMENT TO PROPOSED ORDINANCE ITEM 16-2290.pdf, Business and Economic Development Committee Speakers List 4-12-2016.pdf
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16-2563 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 3/23/2016approvePass Action details Not available
16-2150 1 Jolen Electric CompanyResolution (Class 8) Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION JOLEN ELECTRIC COMPANY CLASS 8 PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 8 application containing the following information: Applicant: Jolen Electric Company Address: 3259 Holeman Avenue, South Chicago Heights, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Bloom Township Cook County District: 6 Permanent Index Number: 32-33-103-109-0000 and 32-33-103-110-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Village of South Chicago Heights Resolution Number 2014-R-9 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: One (1) month vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: one (1)- two (2) full-time jobs Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: Eight (8) full-time jobs Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: Same as above Estimated Number of construction jobs: Five (5)-10 construction jobs Proposed use of property: warehousing and recommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
16-2205 1 LITTLE BEANS CAFÉ CLASS 7A PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUESTResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION LITTLE BEANS CAFÉ CLASS 7A PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 7A application containing the following information: Applicant: Little Beans Café Address: 430 Asbury, Evanston, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Evanston Cook County District: 13 Permanent Index Number: 10-25-206-007-0000; 10-25-206-008-0000 and 10-25-203-011-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Resolution No. 64-R-14 approved 9/14/2014, 2014 and Resolution No. 80-R-15 approved 8/17/2015 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: Seven (7) years vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Confirmation supporting that all five (5) eligibility factors have been met: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: Four (4) full-time, 19 part-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: None Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: Two (2) full-time, eight (8) part-time Estimatedrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
16-2290 1 ESTABLISHING THE COOK COUNTY COMMISSION ON SOCIAL INNOVATION FOR JOB CREATION, WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION, AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT.OrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING THE COOK COUNTY COMMISSION ON SOCIAL INNOVATION FOR JOB CREATION, WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION, AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT. WHEREAS, the municipalities throughout Cook County, including inner-city Chicago and those comprising the Chicago Southland, are facing high unemployment and other economic challenges; and WHEREAS, high levels of economic distress in the aforementioned areas have been reported in the Distressed Community Index from Washington D.C. based, Economic Innovation Group, that shows high levels of inequality; and WHEREAS, people throughout Cook County are urgently seeking knowledge-based, innovation-driven solutions to social problems relating to education, health care, unemployment, and poverty. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Chapter 14 Community Development, Article IX, sections 14-89 through 14-97 of the Cook County Code, is hereby enacted as follows: Sec. 14-89. Short title This chapter shall be known and may be cited as tsuspend the rulesPass Action details Video Video
16-2290 1 ESTABLISHING THE COOK COUNTY COMMISSION ON SOCIAL INNOVATION FOR JOB CREATION, WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION, AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT.OrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING THE COOK COUNTY COMMISSION ON SOCIAL INNOVATION FOR JOB CREATION, WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION, AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT. WHEREAS, the municipalities throughout Cook County, including inner-city Chicago and those comprising the Chicago Southland, are facing high unemployment and other economic challenges; and WHEREAS, high levels of economic distress in the aforementioned areas have been reported in the Distressed Community Index from Washington D.C. based, Economic Innovation Group, that shows high levels of inequality; and WHEREAS, people throughout Cook County are urgently seeking knowledge-based, innovation-driven solutions to social problems relating to education, health care, unemployment, and poverty. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Chapter 14 Community Development, Article IX, sections 14-89 through 14-97 of the Cook County Code, is hereby enacted as follows: Sec. 14-89. Short title This chapter shall be known and may be cited as trecommend for approval as amendedPass Action details Video Video
16-2121 1 Plastic Color CorporationResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION PLASTIC COLOR CORPORATION CLASS 6B SUSTAINABLE EMERGENCY RELIEF (SER) WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b Sustainable Emergency Relief (SER) application containing the following information: Applicant: Plastic Color Corporation Address: 14201 Paxton Avenue, Calumet City, Illinois Length of time at current location: 18 years Length of time property under same ownership: 18 years Is there evidence supporting 10 years of the same ownership and/or occupancy (tenancy): Yes Age of the Property (Building): 37 Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Thornton Cook County District: 4th Permanent Index Number(s): 29-01-401-003-0000; 29-01-401-004-0000; 29-01-401-005-0000; 29-01-400-018-0000; 29-01-400-023-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Calumet City Resolution No. 15-10 and Village of Burnham 15-001 Evidence of Economic Hardship: The Applicant has experienced significant economic hardship as a result of the recent recession, the currensuspend the rulesPass Action details Not available
16-2121 1 Plastic Color CorporationResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION PLASTIC COLOR CORPORATION CLASS 6B SUSTAINABLE EMERGENCY RELIEF (SER) WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b Sustainable Emergency Relief (SER) application containing the following information: Applicant: Plastic Color Corporation Address: 14201 Paxton Avenue, Calumet City, Illinois Length of time at current location: 18 years Length of time property under same ownership: 18 years Is there evidence supporting 10 years of the same ownership and/or occupancy (tenancy): Yes Age of the Property (Building): 37 Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Thornton Cook County District: 4th Permanent Index Number(s): 29-01-401-003-0000; 29-01-401-004-0000; 29-01-401-005-0000; 29-01-400-018-0000; 29-01-400-023-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Calumet City Resolution No. 15-10 and Village of Burnham 15-001 Evidence of Economic Hardship: The Applicant has experienced significant economic hardship as a result of the recent recession, the currenrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available