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Meeting Name: Business and Economic Development Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/13/2018 1:45 PM 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: Proposed Substitute to 18-6017.pdf, Public Testimony Forms - Business Economic Development Committee 11-13-18.pdf
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18-6995 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 10/17/2018approvePass Action details Video Video
18-6377 1 JAARK REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT LLC 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUESTResolution (Class 6B) Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION JAARK REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT 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: JAARK Real Estate Development LLC Address: 8000 Joliet Road, McCook, Illinois 60525 Municipality or Unincorporated Township: McCook Cook County District: 16 Permanent Index Number: (1) PIN: 18-11-203-015-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Village of McCook, Ordinance 18-17 approved May 29, 2018 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 2 months at time of application to BED Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: 5 full-time, 0 part-time Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: 21 full-time, 2 part-time Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: 21 full-time, 2 part-time Estimated Number of construction jobs: 12-13 Proposed use of property: Industrial-manufacturing Living Wage Orecommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
18-6378 1 MIDLAND CHICAGO REAL ESTATE LLC CLASS 8 PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUESTResolution (Class 8) Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION MIDLAND CHICAGO REAL ESTATE LLC 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: Midland Chicago Real Estate LLC Address: 1479 Regency Court, Calumet City, Illinois 60409 Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Calumet City Cook County District: 4 Permanent Index Number: (1) PIN: 29-24-400-027-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: City of Calumet City Resolution 17-54, approved October 12, 2017 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: 5 months at time of application to the Assessor Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: 6 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: 0 full-time, 0part-time Estimated Number of construction jobs: 30 Proposed use of property: Industrial-Supply andrecommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
18-6379 1 165 N. LIVELY BLVD. PROPERTIES LLC 6B PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVE REQUESTResolution (Class 6B) Purchase for ValuePROPOSED RESOLUTION 165 N. LIVELY BLVD. PROPERTIES 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: 165 N. Lively Blvd. Properties LLC Address: 165 N. Lively Blvd., Elk Grove Village, Illinois Municipality or Unincorporated Township: Elk Grove Village Cook County District: 15th District Permanent Index Number: 08-22-205-010-0000 Municipal Resolution Number: Village of Elk Grove Village, Resolution No. 37-7 Number of month property vacant/abandoned: Seven (7) months vacant Special circumstances justification requested: Yes Estimated Number of jobs created by this project: Five (5) - 10 full-time jobs Estimated Number of jobs retained at this location: 45 full-time jobs Estimated Number of employees in Cook County: Same as above Estimated Number of construction jobs: 15-25 construction jobs Proposed use of property: Industrial use, warehousing and distriburecommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
18-6420 1 ESTABLISHING AN EMERGENCY FUND TO ADDRESS THE CITIZENSHIP QUESTION IN THE 2020 CENSUSResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING AN EMERGENCY FUND TO ADDRESS THE CITIZENSHIP QUESTION IN THE 2020 CENSUS WHEREAS, Cook County is a “Fair and Equal County for Immigrants” as defined in 07-R-240; and WHEREAS, the 2020 Census poses unprecedented challenges that may inhibit an accurate count of the United States population such as a drastic reduction in field staff and the primary use of an online platform for the first time; and WHEREAS, among these challenges, the inclusion of an untested citizenship question has been proposed by the Department of Commerce and accurate and reliable information on how the Census Bureau will handle this question is not yet available; and WHEREAS, Cook County has the largest concentration of foreign-born residents in the state of Illinois and must be prepared to educate this population on the importance of participating in the Census to avoid an undercount; and WHEREAS, immigrants are among the hard-to-count populations that have experienced an undercount in the past, with 11,000 very young Latino children having been missed in Cookrecommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
18-6017 1 WEST REGIONAL ENTERPRISE ZONE AN ORDINANCE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ENTERPRISE ZONE IN THE VILLAGE OF BELLWOOD, THE VILLAGE OF BROADVIEW, THE VILLAGE OF MAYWOOD, THE VILLAGE OF MELROSE PARK AND COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS SUBJECT TO THE ENTERPRISE ZONE ACOrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE SUBSTITUTE ITEM NO. 18-6017 PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE (Business and Economic Development Committee 11/13/2018) WEST REGIONAL ENTERPRISE ZONE AN ORDINANCE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ENTERPRISE ZONE IN THE VILLAGE OF BELLWOOD, THE VILLAGE OF BROADVIEW, THE VILLAGE OF MAYWOOD, THE VILLAGE OF MELROSE PARK AND COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS SUBJECT TO THE ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. WHEREAS, the State of Illinois Enterprise Zone Act, 20 ILCS 655/1 et seq., as amended (the “Act”) provides for the creation of enterprise zones to encourage private sector investments, stimulate business and industrial growth in economically distressed areas as well as neighborhood revitalization by relaxing government controls and tax incentives throughout the State; and WHEREAS, the Village of Bellwood, the Village of Broadview, the Village of Maywood, the Village of Melrose Park (collectively, the “Municipalities”) and the County of Cook (the “County”), corporate bodies politic organized and existing under the laws of that State of Illinois, each have areas withiaccept as substitutedPass Action details Video Video
18-6017 1 WEST REGIONAL ENTERPRISE ZONE AN ORDINANCE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ENTERPRISE ZONE IN THE VILLAGE OF BELLWOOD, THE VILLAGE OF BROADVIEW, THE VILLAGE OF MAYWOOD, THE VILLAGE OF MELROSE PARK AND COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS SUBJECT TO THE ENTERPRISE ZONE ACOrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE SUBSTITUTE ITEM NO. 18-6017 PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE (Business and Economic Development Committee 11/13/2018) WEST REGIONAL ENTERPRISE ZONE AN ORDINANCE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ENTERPRISE ZONE IN THE VILLAGE OF BELLWOOD, THE VILLAGE OF BROADVIEW, THE VILLAGE OF MAYWOOD, THE VILLAGE OF MELROSE PARK AND COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS SUBJECT TO THE ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. WHEREAS, the State of Illinois Enterprise Zone Act, 20 ILCS 655/1 et seq., as amended (the “Act”) provides for the creation of enterprise zones to encourage private sector investments, stimulate business and industrial growth in economically distressed areas as well as neighborhood revitalization by relaxing government controls and tax incentives throughout the State; and WHEREAS, the Village of Bellwood, the Village of Broadview, the Village of Maywood, the Village of Melrose Park (collectively, the “Municipalities”) and the County of Cook (the “County”), corporate bodies politic organized and existing under the laws of that State of Illinois, each have areas withirecommend for approval as substitutedPass Action details Not available