Here are some upcoming summer events from the Metropolitan Planning Council:



Power and Privilege: How do we keep racial equity at the forefront as we make our way through COVID-19
Wednesday, July 29, 10 - 11:30 a.m. CDT

Have you been wondering how do we keep racial equity at the forefront as we make our way through COVID-19? This session is designed to elicit conversations about the implications of imbedding concepts of racial equity into practices, generate concrete ideas of what that could look like, and have participants make initial commitments to bringing ideas into their own practice.

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Greetings from the Diversity and Recruitment Section!

Please see attachments for requirements and details about each posted position. The technical application for IDOT employment has been revised. Confirm you have completed the latest attached version. Please include in your application(s) the address, daytime phone, and position(s) for which you are applying. If selected, applicants will be notified in writing to schedule interviews.

The technical application for employment (PM 1080) must be received by the Bureau of Personnel Management, Room 113 , 2300 South Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL 62764 (Fax # 217/557-3134) or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 4:30 pm on Friday, July 24, 2020. Applications will not be accepted after this deadline. If you have questions regarding the application or position, please contact the Bureau of Personnel Management at (217) 782-5594.

Positions are located in the following Districts and Central Office Bureau

Districts Central Office Bureaus (Springfield)
District 2 – Dixon (5 positions) Bridges & Structures - 3
District 3 – Ottawa (6 positions)
District 4 – Peoria (18 positions)
District 6 Springfield (8 positions)


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Partnership with Small Business Administration Helps Businesses, Lenders During COVID-19 Pandemic

calculator-227654_960_720.jpgCHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has announced that recordings of two webinars hosted Thursday to help businesses and lenders with the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Applications are available to anyone who missed the sessions but may still require assistance.

Hosted in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the first webinar focused on businesses and the steps they need to take to complete their loan forgiveness applications. The second webinar, for lenders, detailed the process in how those loan forgiveness applications should be reviewed.

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District Office
1016 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607 
(312) 888-9191
(312) 277-3716 FAX

Springfield Office
121A Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706