Redeveloping brownfields allows communities to create vibrant spaces including housing, parks, trails and job-creating businesses in their place. These redevelopments decrease blight, create jobs, generate additional tax revenues, and spur economic development in the surrounding areas. Register today for a free workshop –Economic Revitalization Through Brownfields– on August 31 in Springfield.
IML members are invited to attend "How Demographic Changes are Affecting Retail," a luncheon program on August 25, at the member rate of $35 in advance ($50 onsite). This event will be held at the Four Points Sheraton in Fairview Heights from 11 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. The attached flyer has additional information, including registration.
IML's room block at the Hilton Chicago, which guarantees space at a reduced rate, will expire on August 31, 2016. After that date, we expect rates to be considerably higher on a busy fall weekend in Chicago. So register online today for our 103rd Annual Conference, and make your hotel reservation today. You don't want to miss this event.
The Illinois Municipal League, the Illinois CPA Society and the Illinois Comptroller's Office invite you to attend the 2016 local government financial reporting training. Attend a session and better understand your role in the annual financial reporting process, how to use your annual audit reports to implement sound fiscal policies, and how we can work together to be accountable to the constituents we serve. Workshops being offered throughout the state in September at no cost. Space is limited, so please register today.