Industrial and Commercial Development Commission

Regular Meetings

  • 7:30 a.m.
  • 4th Tuesday of each month
  • Village Hall
    1225 Cedar Lane
    Northbrook, Illinois 60062
See upcoming meetings at the bottom of this page.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. All agendas are posted at Village Hall in accordance with the Open Meeting Act. View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes.


  • Patrick Lederer, Chair
    Term expires: April 2022
  • Mark Bernhard
     Term expires: April 2021
  • Jill Carlisle   
    Term expires: April 2022   
  • Tensley Garris
    Term expires: April 2022
  • Ron Goldblatt
    Term expires: April 2022
  • David Gottlieb
    Term expires: April 2021
  • Steven Lewis
    Term expires: April 2021

  • Doug Mahute
    Term expires: April 2021
  • Harrison Oh
    Term Expires: April 2021
  • Richard Rushkewicz
    Term expires: April 2022
  • Curtis Wilens
    Term expires: April 2022
  • Chan Yu, Staff Liaison
    Phone: 847-664-4057
    Email Chan Yu


The Industrial and Commercial Development Commission (ICDC) is comprised of eleven members. At least three members shall be residents of the Village that are owners, lessees or employees of industrial or commercial property in the Village. If possible, two members shall be each of the three industrial areas: the north central area, the Skokie corridor and south Shermer Road area. One member shall represent the regional shopping area; one member from the Central Business Area; and three members shall be at large - one of which shall be an officer of the Northbrook Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

The ICDC acts in an advisory capacity to the Village President and Board of Trustees in maters that impact the Northbrook business community. The primary duties of the ICDC include:
  • Making recommendations to the Board of Trustees on matters relating to the improvement of sound economic growth and business development
  • Examining opportunities for fostering an attractive climate for business within the Village with respect to both existing and potential new business establishments
  • Recommending additional steps and measures to promote economic growth by retaining businesses and attracting new commerce and industry
  • Cooperating with the Plan Commission and Village Board of Trustees in efforts to realize appropriate goals and objectives relating to sound business practices, an increased tax base and better employment opportunities