Today, the Chicago Plan Commission will consider eight planned development applications, nearly half of which are amendments, and several land acquisition and disposition requests concerning the city’s plan to sell a Fleet and Facilities Management warehouse in the North Branch Corridor and relocate operations to Englewood.

Department of Planning and Development Commissioner David Reifman is also expected to brief the land-use board on new MBE/WBE reporting requirements for planned development applications. The Executive Order Mayor Rahm Emanuel signed Wednesday requires applicants to submit a signed affidavit explaining their efforts to “promote and incorporate participation by certified MBE/WBE firms and plans for local hiring.”

Past Coverage: Plan Commissioners Want Developers to Boost Minority Participation, Affordable Housing

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