As Northwest Illinois’ regional planning organization, BHRC provides support for community and economic development, natural resources conservation, and planning.

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2019 Spring Summit – June 10 (Updated)

We’ve got a full slate of top-notch speakers. BHRC’s Spring Summit on Community and Economic Development is on June 10. Register now at https://www.blackhawkhills.com/rsvp. Before the Summit – the BHRC Board of Directors’ annual meeting starts at 9 a.m.After the Summit – the RCEDS Committee meets immediately afterwards.

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Board of Directors – June 6

Location changed from Lanark to: Blackhawk Hills Regional Council, 309 1st Ave, Rock Falls, IL 61071. Please call our office at 815-625-3854 if you plan to attend. The Board of Directors’ meeting starts at 6 p.m. Click here for a copy of the agenda.

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New Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Available

A new draft version of the 2019-2024 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) is available for public review and comment. Please respond by May 30, submitting all comments to daniel.payette@blackhawkhills.com (or contact Daniel Payette at 815-625-3854).

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Executive Committee – April 22

The Executive Committee meeting scheduled for April 22 is cancelled.

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