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Meeting Name: Business and Economic Development Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/17/2018 9:15 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
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Attachments: To comment on an item on this agenda, click here, Proposed Amendment to item #18-6056.pdf, Renee Hatcher testimony 10.16.2018.pdf, Peter A. Creticos testimony 10.17.2018.pdf, Public Testimony Forms - Business Economic Development Committee 10-17-18.pdf
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18-6400 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 09/26/2018approvePass Action details Video Video
18-5913 1 LIVING ROYAL, INC. 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUESTResolution (Class 6B) Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION LIVING ROYAL, INC. 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: Living Royal, Inc. Address: 333 West Hintz Road, Wheeling, Illinois 60090 Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Wheeling Cook County District: 14 Permanent Index Number: (1) PIN: 03-14-100-013-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Village of Wheeling Resolution R2018-083 approved June 6, 2018 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 3 months Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: 75 full-time, 0 part-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: 47 full-time, 0 part-time Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: 47 full-time, 0 part-time Estimated Number of construction jobs: 15 Proposed use of property: Industrial-Manufacturing Living Wage Ordinance Compliance Affidavit Provided: Yes recommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
18-5914 1 POLICE 429 LLC 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUESTResolution (Class 6B) Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION POLICE 429 LLC 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: Police 429 LLC Address: 2220-22 South Foster Avenue, Wheeling, Illinois, 60090 Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Wheeling Cook County District: 14 Permanent Index Number: (1) PIN: 03-23-406-011-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Village of Wheeling Resolution 18-069 Approved May 7, 2018 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 5 months at time of application to CCBED Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: 2 full-time, 2 part-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: 3 full-time, 2 part-time Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: 0 full-time, 0 part-time Estimated Number of construction jobs: N/A Proposed use of property: Industrial-warehousing Living Wage Ordinance Compliancerecommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
18-5931 1 LAWRENCE BUILDING II, LLC 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUESTResolution (Class 6B) Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION LAWRENCE BUILDING II, LLC 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: Lawrence Building II, LLC Address: 1200 Lunt Avenue, Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007 Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Elk Grove Village, Illinois Cook County District: 15 Permanent Index Number: (1) PIN: 08-34-202-028-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Resolution No. 15-17 approved March 28, 2017 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 16 months Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: 13 full-time, 0 part-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: 0 full-time, 0 part-time Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: 120 full-time, 1 part-time Estimated Number of construction jobs: 25 Proposed use of property: Industrial-Distribution Living Wage Ordinance Compliance Affidavrecommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
18-6003 1 A-1 TOOL CORPORATION CLASS 6B SUSTAINABLE EMERGENCY RELIEF (SER)Resolution (Class 6B) SERPROPOSED RESOLUTION A-1 TOOL 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: A-1 Tool Corporation Address: 1345 Armitage Avenue and 2117 15th Avenue Melrose Park, Illinois Length of time at current location: 26 years Length of time property under same ownership: 26 years Is there evidence supporting 10 years of the same ownership and/or occupancy (tenancy): Yes Age of the Property (Building): 2117 15th Avenue - 53 years and 1345 Armitage Ave-51 years Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Melrose Park Cook County District: 16 Permanent Index Number(s): 12-34-207-012-0000 and 12-34-207-013-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Village of Melrose Park, Resolution No. 57-18 Evidence of Economic Hardship: Yes Number of blighting factors associated with the property: Four (4) blighted factors, Deterioration, recommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
18-6004 1 BW Pratt Boulevard, LLC 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUESTResolution (Class 6B) Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION BW Pratt Boulevard, LLC 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: BW Pratt Boulevard, LLC Address: 1520 Pratt Blvd., Elk Grove Village, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Village of Elk Grove Village Cook County District: 15th Permanent Index Number: 08-34-403-020-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Elk Grove Village Resolution Number 2-18 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: One (1) month vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: 10-29 full-time jobs Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: 18full-time jobs Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: Same as above Estimated Number of construction jobs: 25-30 construction jobs Proposed use of property: Industrial use, light assembly, warehousing and distribution Living Wage recommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
18-6005 1 DOVGAL ENTERPRISES LLC 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUESTResolution (Class 6B) Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION DOVGAL ENTERPRISES LLC 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUEST WHEREAS, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development received and reviewed a Real Property Assessment Classification 6b application containing the following information: Applicant: Dovgal Enterprises LLC Address: 2064 West 167th Street, Markham, Illinois 60428 Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Thornton Cook County District: 5 Permanent Index Number: (2) PINs: 29-19-310-007-0000; 29-19-310-012-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: City of Markham Resolution 18-R-560, approved February 21, 2018 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 0.5 months at time of purchase Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: 100 full-time, 0 part-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: 150 full-time, 0 part-time Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: 150 full-time, 0 part-time Estimated Number of construction jobs: 25 Proposed use of property: Industrial-freight services recommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
18-6016 1 ABC AUTO PARTS AND SALES, INC. CLASS 6B SUSTAINABLE EMERGENCY RELIEF (SER)Resolution (Class 6B) SERPROPOSED RESOLUTION ABC AUTO PARTS AND SALES, INC. 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: ABC Auto Parts and Sales, Inc. Address: 13741 South Ashland Avenue, Riverdale, Illinois 60827 Length of time at current location: 75 years Length of time property under same ownership: 75 years Is there evidence supporting 10 years of the same ownership and/or occupancy (tenancy): Yes Age of the Property (Building): 75 years Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Riverdale Cook County District: 5 Permanent Index Number(s): (4) PINs: 29-05-100-008-0000; 29-05-100-011-0000; 29-05-100-016-0000; 29-05-100-027-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Village of Riverdale Resolution 2018-10, Approved February 27, 2018 Evidence of Economic Hardship: Yes Number of blighting factors associated with the property: 3- Excessive vacancies, recommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
18-6056 1 ESTABLISHING THE COOK COUNTY COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEEResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE COOK COUNTY COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT AN OUTREACH STRATEGY FOR THE 2020 CENSUS WHEREAS, the Constitution of the United States requires an enumeration of the population every 10 years to apportion congressional representation among the states; and WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 141 of Title 13 of the United States Code, the next federal decennial census of the population will be taken on the first day of April in 2020; and WHEREAS, the United States Census Bureau will endeavor to count every person in the nation, and many states and counties are establishing programs and initiatives to promote the census; and WHEREAS, a complete and accurate count of the population is essential to the fair and proper allocation of federal funds towards social service programs, influences the planning and development of highways, hospitals, and businesses, and has a direct bearing on electoral representation and redistricting; and WHEREAS, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the 2020 Decennial accept as substitutedPass Action details Video Video
18-6056 1 ESTABLISHING THE COOK COUNTY COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEEResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE COOK COUNTY COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT AN OUTREACH STRATEGY FOR THE 2020 CENSUS WHEREAS, the Constitution of the United States requires an enumeration of the population every 10 years to apportion congressional representation among the states; and WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 141 of Title 13 of the United States Code, the next federal decennial census of the population will be taken on the first day of April in 2020; and WHEREAS, the United States Census Bureau will endeavor to count every person in the nation, and many states and counties are establishing programs and initiatives to promote the census; and WHEREAS, a complete and accurate count of the population is essential to the fair and proper allocation of federal funds towards social service programs, influences the planning and development of highways, hospitals, and businesses, and has a direct bearing on electoral representation and redistricting; and WHEREAS, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the 2020 Decennial recommend for approval as substitutedPass Action details Not available
18-6057 1 BARRY & GORDON WILLY D/B/A NATIONAL CYCLE INC. CLASS 6B SUSTAINABLE EMERGENCY RELIEF (SER)ResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION BARRY & GORDON WILLY D/B/A NATIONAL CYCLE INC. 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: Barry & Gordon Willy d/b/a National Cycle Inc. Address: 2200 S. Maywood Drive, Maywood, Illinois Length of time at current location: 35 years Length of time property under same ownership: 35 years Is there evidence supporting 10 years of the same ownership and/or occupancy (tenancy): Yes Age of the Property (Building): 60 Years Old Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Village of Maywood Cook County District: 1 Permanent Index Number(s): 15-15-102-016-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Village of Maywood Resolution No. 2018-47 Evidence of Economic Hardship: Yes Number of blighting factors associated with the property: Three (3) blighting factors, deterioration, obsolescence and dilapidation Has jusrecommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
18-6145 1 Supporting Worker CooperativesResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION PROPOSED RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF WORKER COOPERATIVES IN COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS WHEREAS, a “worker cooperative” is a business that is cooperatively owned and controlled by itsworkers; and WHEREAS, the worker cooperative model has proven to be an effective tool for creating and maintaining sustainable, dignified jobs; generating wealth; improving the quality of life of workers; and promoting community and local economic development, particularly for people who lack access to conventional means of business ownership; and WHEREAS, many worker cooperatives in the United States today were designed to improve low- wage jobs and build wealth in communities most directly affected by inequality; and WHEREAS, a 2009 University of Wisconsin study reported that there are an estimated 350 worker cooperatives throughout the country with a combined estimated total revenue of $365 million, and it is believed these estimates are much larger today; and WHEREAS, the local economy has lost thousands of well-paying manufacturing jobs that have mostly been replacedrecommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video