Blackhawk Hills Regional Council

Serving Carroll, JoDaviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson and Whiteside Counties

Blackhawk Hills Regional Council

As northwest Illinois’ regional planning commission, Blackhawk Hills Regional Council provides resources for communities, counties, and other organizations on issues including community and economic development, land use, and natural resource conservation. The agency's mission is to assist the people and local agencies of northwest Illinois in developing and implementing a regional outlook that will enhance economic growth, workforce development, natural resource conservation, and quality of life for local communities through leadership, program and project development, planning, and leveraging of resources. Blackhawk Hills Regional Council is a not-for-profit organization sponsored by local County Boards and Soil and Water Conservation Districts and is overseen by an 18-member council, consisting of three representatives from each of the six counties.

Contact Information
Daniel Payette, Executive Director
309 1st Avenue
Rock Falls, Illinois 61071
(815) 625-3854
daniel.payette@blackhawkhills.com
www.blackhawkhills.com