The September 1 scheduled vote on annexation of 355 out of 1262 acres has been delayed due to a complaint from the Manhattan-Elwood Public Library District for lack of notification. Quoting the Joliet Herald-News: … Interim City Manager Jim Hock at a council workshop meeting Monday recommended delaying the vote… Read more →
Quoting the Joliet Herald-News: The National Cemetery Administration has weighed in on the NorthPoint project, putting out a letter citing concerns about a Route 53 bridge that would be built near the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. …. NCA lists five concerns about the bridge, which would be built in Elwood… Read more →
Quoting the Joliet Herald-News: NorthPoint Development has not submitted paperwork to start the annexation process into Joliet, even as the company released a poll this week showing popular support for its plans and says it is ready to start building its controversial logistics park. and… The pre-annexation agreement approved by… Read more →
Daily Southtown: Polls show support for logistics hub, developer says. See you in court, opponents say.
Quoting the Daily Southtown: The developer of a proposed logistics hub in Will County said that new polling shows widespread support for the $1.7 billion project. Opponents, however, said they will keep fighting the project in court and that regulators have yet to approve key steps needed to move the… Read more →
Everything we do moving forward is going to get a response from NorthPoint. Earlier today Erin Gallagher said they have an “unquenchable thirst for land”. Now NorthPoint has reconfigured Compass Business Park into “Compass Global Logistics Hub”. 3,000 acres is nothing compared to what this will consume… Your financial support… Read more →