Home

As Northwest Illinois’ regional planning organization, BHRC engages in community and economic development, natural resources conservation, and planning in Carroll, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, and Whiteside counties.  Located in the Driftless Area, its prairie foothills, and adjacent to the Mississippi River in the tri-state area, we seek to improve the quality of life for communities and individuals.

Latest News

For updates on Northwest Illinois’ progress in completing the decennial Census, visit the NWIL Counts website and select “Response Rates.”  To participate, visit the US Census Bureau’s official site for counting America.

Annual Meeting – June 22

BHRC’s annual meeting is scheduled for June 22. It will begin at 6 pm and be held remotely via teleconference. An agenda is available here. The spring summit, which usually accompanies the annual meeting, is cancelled for 2020.

Read more

Board of Directors – May 18

BHRC’s next board meeting is scheduled for May 18. It will begin at 6 pm and be held remotely via teleconference. An agenda is available here.

Read more

Board of Directors – March 30

BHRC’s March board meeting has been rescheduled for the 30th of March. It will begin at 6 pm and be held remotely via teleconference. An agenda is available here.

Read more

2020 Meeting Schedule

Board meeting locations and times TBD, although typically at 6 pm at the Lanark Heritage Center. All meetings are open to the public. We ask that you notify our office if you plan to attend. BHRC Board Meetings• January 27, 2020• March 23, 2020• May 18, 2020• July 27, 2020• September 28, 2020• November 23, …

Read more