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Business and Economic Development Advisory Group

Meetings
City Hall 
1707 St. Johns Ave.
Highland Park, IL 60035

2021 Meeting Dates
Tuesday, January 26 - Cancelled
Tuesday, February 9
Tuesday, April 27  - Cancelled
Tuesday, June 22 - Special Meeting
Tuesday, July 27 
Tuesday, October 26
Tuesday, December 7 - Special Meeting

Agendas and Minutes

Members

Bruno Di Martino, Chair
Josh Nanus, Vice Chair
Irwin Bernstein
Larry Bloom
Paul Cox
Kenneth Latimer
Leslie Lipin
Stephen R. Miller
Sheryl Oberman
Lee Rosenberg
Mark Schwartz 
David Smith
Katherine M. Wiswald
Ginny Glasner, Chamber of Commerce, Ex Officio
Rae Cohen, Student Representative
Alex Goldin, Student Representative
Nathan Woldenberg, Student Representative
Adam Stolberg, City Council Liaison
Carolyn Hersch, Staff Liaison 

 

Resources
Description 

The Business and Economic Development Advisory Group has the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Supports community programs that promote City business and economic development;
  • Provides advisory recommendations related to the Business Development Strategic Plan;
  • Provides advisory recommendations related to projects, programs, or policies the City is pursuing related to business and economic activity; and
  • Provides assistance with business development outreach and communications.

Beautification Award
The Beautification Award recognizes Highland Park property owners and business owners that have made improvements to enhance visual appeal consistent with the environment and the community.  

Sumbit a Nomination

2019 Beautification Award Recipient

Business Recognition Awards
Business Recognitions Awards honor those businesses that have been part of the community for over 50 years.

For more information, please contact Carolyn He
rsch, staff liaison to the Business and Economic Development Advisory Group, at 847.926.1027 or by chersch@cityhpil.com.

Information about the former Business and Economic Development Commission can be found here