Cook County Board of Commissioners Finance Committee - Departmental Budget Hearings
November 2, 2017
Office of Economic Development (OED)
Commissioners Present: Daley, Gainer, Morrison, Simms, Boykin, Silvestri,, Moore
Commissioners Absent: Deer left after about 5 minutes, Tobolski, Moody, Goslin, Schneider, Butler, Fritchey, Suffredin, Arroyo, Garcia
The Office Of Economic Development works to bring businesses into Cook County. It also works closely with all of the collar counties. It works across departments in order to achieve long-term planning goals and regional development. The OED attracts both private investment and grants from the federal government, mainly from HUD (Housing and Urban Development).
Mike Jasso and Susan Campbell were the main presenters from this department.
Some Questions and Answers:
Individual authors are credited at the end of each post.