Starting Off Strong!!
On January 18, 2017 CAIC held its 2017 Kick-Off Luncheon at the Alsip Double Tree. Over 70 attendees heard Joseph Szabo, Executive Director of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) speak about the seven county comprehensive plan under development including the process being used to capture input from stakeholders in the region. While local planning is important, with 284 municipalities in the region, Mr. Szabo demonstrated that it is crucial that a comprehensive regional plan be in place in order to address issues that span the region.