Notice of Public Hearing


THE VILLAGE OF BEECHER, THE CITY OF CHICAGO HEIGHTS, THE VILLAGE OF CRETE, THE VILLAGE OF FORD HEIGHTS, THE VILLAGE OF GLENWOOD, THE VILLAGE OF OLYMPIA FIELDS, THE VILLAGE OF SAUK VILLAGE, THE VILLAGE OF SOUTH CHICAGO HEIGHTS, THE VILLAGE OF STEGER, THE COUNTY OF COOK, and THE COUNTY OF WILL provide this Notice of Public Hearing concerning the intent of the above Municipalities and Counties to apply for an Enterprise Zone designation pursuant to the Illinois Enterprise Zone Act, 20 ILCS 655/ 1 et seq, to be awarded by the State of Illinois. The name of the enterprise zone will be the Lincoln & 394 Corridor Enterprise Zone.

Public Notice is hereby given that said Municipalities and Counties will hold a joint public hearing at 11:00 a.m. on September 17, 2019 at The City of Chicago Heights, City Hall, 1601 Chicago Road, Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411. The reason for this public hearing is to identify the purpose of the proposed Enterprise Zone, describe the boundaries of the zone, and identify the local plans, tax incentives and other information regarding measures that will be continue to be available if the State of Illinois awards an Enterprise Zone designation to the aforementioned Municipalities and Counties. The public is invited to attend this public hearing and to speak and make comments as to their views and concerns regarding the proposed Enterprise Zone.

Additional information regarding the Enterprise Zone may be obtained by contacting: Scott Goldstein, Teska Associates, 627 Grove Street, Evanston, IL 60201 (847) 869-2015.