Planning & Zoning Commission Public Hearing Concludes — Final Decision to be Made by Elwood Board

After about 14 hours of testimony and overwhelming opposition to the annexation and rezoning, the village of Elwood’s planning and zoning commission took a vote on January 17th shortly before midnight. They ultimately voted to recommend the annexation and rezoning of 851 acres, petitioned by Northpoint Development, to the village …

Overwhelming Local Opposition to Compass Business Park Continues

Overwhelming Local Opposition to Compass Business Park Continues http://www.theherald-news.com/2018/01/17/overwhelming-local-opposition-to-compass-business-park-continues/amob5s3/ Commission quickly OKs NorthPoint plan after hours of public opposition — Famers and Veterans Against Northpoint Protest Parade Residents speak out against proposed Elwood trucking facility at Thursday hearing http://www.theherald-news.com/2018/01/12/public-hearing-on-business-park-to-continue-wednesday-in-elwood/axlmirs/ Residents speak out against proposed Elwood trucking facility at Thursday hearing Round Two …

Calling All Farm and Military Vehicles

Calling All Farm & Military Vehicles Join Will County farmers and veterans who oppose the 30k MORE trucks every day ~ plus ~ an additional 32k employee cars in the area of Route 53 in Elwood that will certainly impact not only farming operations countywide, but also Abe Lincoln Cemetery …

Openlands Against Northpoint

Openlands, one of the oldest metropolitan conservation organizations in the nation and the only such group with a regional scope in the greater Chicago region has produced a fact sheet outlining the reasons that the Northpoint proposal for the Compass Business Park is counter-productive to Will County’s land use and …