With only a few weeks remaining before Oak Park and River Forest residents decide whether they will spend $44.5 million on a new swimming pool, those opposing the project are optimistic they will prevail, a spokeswoman said.
Among one dozen U.S. communities earning re-designation status by the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP), the region’s Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC) recently gained continued certification from the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Cook County recently accepted a three-year, $2 million Lead Hazard Reduction Grant to remove lead-based paint from high-risk residences in outlying suburban areas in compliance with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle recently selected five nominees to the Cook County Health and Hospitals System’s (CCHHS) governing board to fill two vacancies and three expired terms, from a list compiled by a nominating committee.
Ridership, freight service, parity, infrastructure upgrades and funding have emerged as Cook County’s top five priorities in maintaining and improving standards for its long-term transportation-system agenda revealed with the publication of the Connecting Cook County guidebook, unveiled this week at a Cook County Board meeting.