- May 25, 2017
With a number of the Village’s facilities beginning to show signs of age, and many in need of modernization due to changing operational procedures, the Village Board has established an Ad Hoc Facilities Committee to discuss possible remedies.
by Kathi Quinn, Membership Director
One of the best parts of my job is observing the enthusiasm of new members as they embark on their journey into Chamber membership. Members often tell me that one of the main reasons they join the organization is the ability to make new contacts and connections at our networking events.
The seventh annual North Shore Music Festival will be held on June 7, 9 and 10 at the Village Presbyterian Church, featuring Beethoven, Brahms and Mozart masterpieces performed by world renown classical artists and a number of Chicago area talented young musicians.
Later this month, at its May 23 meeting, Northbrook’s Village Board will consider opting out of Cook County ordinances that will increase the minimum wage over the next 3 years by 58% – from its current rate of $8.25 to $13 in 2020 and require businesses to provide paid sick time for all workers — both full and part time — based on its formula of one hour of sick leave for every 40 hours worked.
A six-month infrastructure and streetscape improvement project in Northbrook’s downtown began last month, which will repair streets and sidewalks, add parking and improve safety in the Central Business District.