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Survey: Local Government Consolidation & Unfunded Mandates Task Force
Published from Legislative on Wednesday August 26, 2015
The Illinois Municipal League is working in conjunction with Lt. Governor Sanguinetti and the Local Government Consolidation and Unfunded Mandates Task Force to gather information on unfunded mandates impacting local units of government. A survey has been created to collect and tabulate responses, which will then be submitted to the Task Force and used as reference data for the Task Force's findings and recommendations. More

Enterprise Zone Application Process
Published from Legislative on Monday August 24, 2015
The Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) announced the award of 49 enterprise zones in August. The 2012 enterprise zone law allows for the creation of 97 enterprise zones. Communities interested in applying are encouraged to review the information within this article. DCEO anticipates opening the next application period by October 1, 2015. More

Union Pacific Community Event Notification
Published from Training & Events on Wednesday August 12, 2015
Union Pacific's highest priority is the safety of our employees and the communities we serve. For everyone's safety, Union Pacific strongly encourages event organizers to plan activities so they do not cross railroad tracks or approach railroad property. When a community event or activity is being planned, organizers should contact Union Pacific if those plans call for crossing the railroad's tracks or for activity to occur near the tracks. More

IHDA Announces Funding Opportunity for Units of Local Government
Published on Friday August 07, 2015
On Monday, August 3, IHDA released the application for Round 2 Funding under the Blight Reduction Program (BRP). BRP aims to decrease preventable foreclosure and stabilize neighborhoods. More

Annual Conference Bright Ideas & Innovations Award Voting Results
Published from Annual Conference on Monday July 27, 2015  Updated on August 27, 2015 @ 02:35 PM
Votes for this year's Bright Ideas & Innovations Award are coming in strong. Altona and Chadwick currently garner a majority of the votes. Review all 20 entires and vote for your favorite community idea. The award will be presented at this year's IML Annual Conference. More

Governor Rauner Signs Policing Reforms Into Law
Published from Legislative on Friday June 19, 2015  Updated on August 25, 2015 @ 08:47 AM
Governor Rauner signed a comprehensive policing reform bill in to law on Wednesday, August 12. The new law includes several provisions regarding how law enforcement officers interact with the public. More

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