CANNABIS FRIENDLY COMMUNITIES

CAIRO

County: Alexander

Contact: Lorrie Hesselrode, City Clerk

618-734-4127

CHICAGO RIDGE

County: Cook

Contact: Charles Tokar, Village President

(708) 425-7700

EAST DUBUQUE

County: Joe Daviess

Contact: Loras Herrig, City Manager

815/747-3416

HOFFMAN ESTATES

County: Cook

Contact: Kevin Kramer, Economic Dev. Director

847/781-2662

PLANO

County: Kendall

Contact: Bob Hausler, Mayor

630/552-3210

MACOMB

County: McDonough

Population: 16,800

Zoning Ordinance in Place? Yes

Surrounding Municipalities: Bushnell, Peoria (1hr) Quincy (1hr) Galesburg – numerous villages

What does your ordinance offer? Offering incentives and business startup via MAEDCO

Attractions? Western IL University, Spoon River Community College, County Seat, Medical Corridor

Fun Facts: Hometown of Inventor of Monopoly- Lizzie Magie

Contact:

John Bannon, Community Development Coordinator

309-833-4944

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MARENGO

County: McHenry

Contact: Joshua Blakemore, City Administrator

815/568-7112

MCHENRY

County: McHenry

Contact: Douglas P. Martin

815.363.2110

UNIVERSITY PARK

County: Will / Cook

Population: 7,000

Surrounding Municipalities: (Will County-Monee, Crete) (Cook County-Park Forest, Matteson, Richton Park)

Thoroughfare University PKY, Western Ave, Cicero Ave, I57

Seeking? Dispensary, Craft Grow or Infusion

Zoning Ordinance in Place? Yes – Industrial park

Attractions: Governor State University, Amazon Fulfillment, Carvana inspection point for the US (700 employed) In negotiations of a truck stop.

Fun Facts: Last exit on Metro (1st and last stop) and the new airport (cargo) is in their backyard
University Gold Club -18 hole course

Contacts:

Joseph E. Roudez III – Mayor
708.654.6677

Claudia Webb – Executive Liaison
708-534-4237

PORT BARRINGTON

County: McHenry/Lake

Contact: Shannon Yeaton, Village President

847/639-7595

WAUCONDA

County: Lake

Contact: Greg Anderson, Community Dev. Director

847/526-9605

PARK FOREST

County: Cook & Will

Population: 21,776 (DIA)

Seeking: Open for everything, including MSO
Surrounding Municipalities: Matteson, Richton Park, Monee, University Park, Steger, S. Chicago Heights, Chicago Heights, Olympia Fields

Thoroughfare IN between I57 7 I395, 5 miles S of I80, Western Ave (will be extended to the airport)

Zoning Ordinance in Place? Yes

What does your ordinance offer? 2 locations in TIFF District, 15 acres of open land in TIFF location, Class 8 incentive through Cook County

Attractions: Downtown Park Forest – 95% Occupied Outdoor Mall

Fun Facts: Private water treatment facility (well water) Moraine Water Aquifer.  One of the first planned Communities in the nation. Many Veterans. First African American owned Winery in IL (Vintrendi Wines)

Contacts:

Jonathan Vanderbilt
708.475.3097
 

Hildy L. Kingma, AICP, Director of Economic Development & Planning
 708.283.5622
 

PLANO

County: Kendall

Contact: Bob Hausler, Mayor

630/552-3210