WJOL Interviews Doug Jenco

Scott Slocum with WJOL held an exclusive interview with Elwood Mayor Doug Jenco this morning following the Elwood-Manhattan Boundary Agreement vote last evening, in which the Elwood board voted nearly unanimously to refrain from extending the Elwood-Manhattan boundary agreement another 20 years (Trustee Daryl Lab was the sole vote in …

BOUNDARY IN THE SAND

Boundary big deal – WHAT IS THE BOUNDARY AGREEMENT & WHY DOES IT MATTER The boundary agreement is in place to protect the interests of two neighboring villages and to establish a mutually-agreed upon boundary in which each municipality would have the power to annex unincorporated property up to the …

IL ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW OMA COMPLAINTS

The Illinois Attorney General’s Office will be investigating complaints made alleging Open Meeting Act violations, stating that the complaints “warrant further review.”  The complaints stem from the public hearing held January 17, 2018 before the planning and zoning committee in Elwood. A number of attendees submitted complaints to the AG’s office after …

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 …