Homes for a Changing Region – In Detail — Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

Homes for a Changing Region CMAP is currently working with Kane County to provide Homes for a Changing Region plans to two clusters of eight municipalities along the Fox River.  The first cluster includes Carpentersville, East Dundee, Elgin, and West Dundee.  Work in Batavia, Geneva, North Aurora, and St Charles will begin this summer and is made possible through Kane County staff participation as part of the Kane County Planning Cooperative. Homes for a Changing Region enables municipal leaders to chart future demand and supply trends for housing in their communities and develop long-term housing policy plans. These plans aim…

2013 Burnham Award nominations!

The Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) is excited to announce that we are now accepting nominations for our 2013 Burnham Award for Excellence in Planning! The award recognizes visionary and effective planning in the Chicago region. Since 1988, MPC has presented the award at our Annual Luncheon, which this year will take place Friday, Nov. 1. The winner will receive a $5,000 prize underwritten by our generous sponsor PNC Bank. Past winners include the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning; Whistler Crossing, Riverdale, Ill.; and Will County, Ill. Nominations are due by Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at 4 p.m. Each nomination should…