Stop NorthPoint LLC will be hosting its first Bingo Night on Saturday Feb 5th at 4:00 PM at Stone City VFW Post 2199 in Joliet. Silent auction, games & prizes, meet & greet, bingo, and dinner. Stop NorthPoint lead attorney, Bob Fioretti, will be in attendance…. Read more →
Kansas City developer NorthPoint produced a tasteless corporate video Christmas card for 2017. Recently obtained by Stop NorthPoint, the expensive production opulently celebrates the birth of Jesus with various pop-song parodies that feature many of the company’s principals and employees…. Read more →
For a city to come down and forcefully take a large percentage of a neighboring community that does not want them is a violation by any definition. The citizens of the Elwood/Manhattan community have an absolute right to determine the fate and future of their own quality of life. Joliet has taken that away from every single one of us. I cannot think of anything that is more UN-American than this…. Read more →
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 21, 2021 CONTACT: John W. Kieken, 708-302-5332 Stop NorthPoint Legal Team Denied Standing On Monday, Stop NorthPoint’s legal team was denied standing to speak as an “interested party” at the Joliet City Council hearing on December 21, 2021. From City Attorney, Chris Regis: “For the purposes… Read more →
It is unconscionable to think that a public body entrusted to do what is in the community’s best interest would consider approving such a colossal endeavor without the most basic information such as traffic and environmental impact studies…. Read more →
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2021 CONTACT: John W. Kieken, 708-302-5332 NorthPoint Proposal Grows While Draft Studies Shrink Draft Study From Joliet Proves Rt 53 Cannot Handle NorthPoint Chris Regis, Attorney for the City of Joliet, turned over two more documents to Plaintiff’s attorneys today. First is a Kimley-Horn “Traffic… Read more →
Chris Regis, Attorney for the City of Joliet, turned over some documents to the Plaintiff’s attorneys today. Regis claims that Joliet does not have any other traffic studies other than a 2020 draft traffic study provided to Plaintiff’s attorneys that he called “obsolete” and no environmental impact studies. Yet, Joliet’s City Council plans to proceed with hearings on December 21st and vote on approving this massive project with or without environmental or traffic studies. … Read more →
On December 8th, Judge Anderson signed the following order: “… Because the undersigned has friends and family members with personal interests in both sides of the controversy, the undersigned must recuse.
The case is transferred to Presiding Judge Rickmon for reassignment. Tomorrow’s court date stands…
The TRO will be handled by Judge Rickmon or the otherwise-assigned judge. …”… Read more →
On December 7th an emergency motion was filed to compel Joliet to release the NorthPoint traffic studies by Joliet before any hearings on NorthPoint’s annexation can be conducted.
“VERIFIED EMERGENCY MOTION FOR TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER/PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION TO COMPEL JOLIET TO PRODUCE DOCUMENTS RELATED TO ANY TRAFFIC STUDIES AHEAD OF THE DECEMBER 21, 2021 CITY COUNCIL HEARINGS AND TO STAY THE CITY COUNCIL HEARINGS”… Read more →
Recently uncovered documents obtained through Freedom of Information requests reveal that NorthPoint’s real intentions go far beyond the Joliet area and that their plans, if allowed to come to fruition, will have far-reaching impacts across the entire region. In the documents unearthed by Stop NorthPoint, NorthPoint lays out their ambition to do an end-run around the will of Illinois residents to create a 30-mile long “Illiana-Lite” expressway corridor reaching across the entire county, from I-55 to I-394 that would conveniently pass right through NorthPoint’s industrial warehouse park…. Read more →