About Better Cities Commitee of Illinois

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Better Cities Committee of Illinois (BCCI) is an Illinois not-for-profit corporation founded in 1971. BCCI is a membership organization. BCCI gets funding from the following sources: membership dues, sales of video and audio productions, grants, and donations.

The purpose of BCCI is: "To promote the cause of reforming and restructuring the property tax in order to further the orderly development of our cities and eradicate slums. To educate the public and to disseminate information in regard to the above endeavors, to hold meetings and social events and publish media including video, electronic and print."

BCCI is a member of Council of Georgist Organizations, Inc., and a chapter of Common Ground U S A Inc.

Activities: BCCI produces videos and audios, holds an annual meeting and social events, and researches such topics as affordable housing and urban sprawl. It is networked with other like minded groups.

Future plans are to host forums addressing contemporary community problems.

Officers and directors

Sue Walton, president and secretary

Scott Walton, vice-president and treasurer

Bob Jene, director


Revised July 3, 2016