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LEE, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County DEKALB         
Additional Counties LEE              

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 305 319 313 337 337 Avg. Winter Temp 21.00 F -6.11 C County 74,624 77,932 88,969 105,160 105,160 Avg. Summer Temp 73.00 F 22.77 C Labor 0 0 48,420 60,076 59,359 Avg. Annual Rainfall 35.00 In 88.90 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 32.00 In 81.28 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government PRESIDENT / TRUSTEES / VI     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2003       County Zoning YES
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule NO 
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library NO 
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class 10    in city  10    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         17
    Police Department            0          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal NO             Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels  62
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    0 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest  15 MI   24 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  15 MI   24 KM
 
                 Banks   0  Assets $              0
     Savings and Loans   0  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone NO                       Tax Increment Financing Dist NO 
 
Remarks
LEE FIRE DISTRICT IS A SEPARATE ENTITY FROM THE 
VILLAGE OF LEE; ITS ONLY FIRE STATION RESIDES IN 
THE VILLAGE OF LEE.  TV CHANNELS: 62 ON CABLE TV, 
200+ ON SATELLITE TV.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   0 State
Interstates Serving Community I-39                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     6 MI   10 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   0
               Local Carriers   0
          Interstate Carriers  10
          Intrastate Carriers  11

     Package Delivery Service NO 
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport ROCKFORD AIRPORT
                     Local NO    37 MI 59 KM
       Commercial Airlines    3   Flights per day    3

    Nearest Public Airport ROCHELLE MUNI AIRPORT-KORITZ FIELD
                     Local NO   14 MI   22 KM
           Type of Surface ASPHALT        
            Longest Runway  4,225 FT   1,289 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available YES    Charter Service Available YES
     Pvt Storage Available YES    Pvt Maintenance Available YES

Water
City Adjoins Navigable Water NO 
            Name of Waterway NONE                     
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge NO 
               Channel Depth     0 FT      0 M
            Length Of Season  0 Months
           Public Dock Local NO    69 MI  110 KM

Travel Time
(distance and travel time for goods in transit to selected major cities)

              Highway   Highway    Days       Days
City           Miles      Km.     by Rail   by Truck
-----------   -------   -------   -------   --------
Atlanta           755     1,208       2         2
Chicago            80       128       1         1
Cleveland         425       680       1         2
Dallas            890     1,424       2         3
Denver            930     1,488       2         3
Detroit           360       576       1         1
Kansas City       455       728       2         2
Los Angeles     1,945     3,112       4         5
Memphis           549       878       2         2
Minneapolis       370       592       1         1
New Orleans       940     1,504       2         2
New York          870     1,392       2         2
St. Louis         260       416       1         1
Seattle         2,010     3,216       4         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    15 MI   24 KM
Container Service NO    15 MI   24 KM

Remarks
CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORT (ORD) 77 MILES.  
CHICAGO MIDWAY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MDW) - 82 
MILES.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity           23,000              87,400
            Treatment Capacity          330,000           1,254,000
          Average Daily Demand           31,300             118,940
             Peak Daily Demand           93,000             353,400
               Excess Capacity          237,000             900,600

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant NOT SPECIFIED
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
                  Present Load                0                   0
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COMMONWEALTH EDISON      
Local Telephone Supplier FRONTIER                                          
       Digital Switching NO 
            Fiber Optics NO 
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T Frontier MCI Verizon Others

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  16 MI   26 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     0
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    16 MI   26 KM

Remarks
KISHWAUKEE HOSP, DEKALB, 109 BEDS, 24 MILES.  
ROCHELLE COMM HOSP, 25 BEDS, 16 MILES.  ROCKFORD 
MEM HOSP, 431 BEDS, 45 MILES.  SWEDISH AMERICAN 
HOSP 397 BEDS, 41 MILES (ROCKFORD).  ST. ANTHONY 
MED CTR, 354 BEDS, 39 MILES (ROCKFORD).

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                0         0           0
Junior High               0         0           0
High School               0         0           0
Trade & Technical         0         0           0
Community College         0         0           0
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 21.4

Remarks
ELEMENTARY THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL AT SHABBONA, 6 
MILES AWAY; KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE 15 MILES; NORTHERN 
IL UNIVERSITY 20 MILES.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
COUPE'S BAR & GRILL        FOOD & BAR                  8  NONE             2009
                         
ADRIA                      MEAT PROCESSING             4  NONE             1984
                         
MULLINS GRAIN              GRAIN SALE/STORAGE          4  NONE             1986
                         
S & L BUILDERS             CONSTRUCTION                2                   2005
                         
CASS LARSON ELECTRIC       ELECTRICAL                  2  NONE             1985
                         
WRIGLEY'S GARAGE           AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES         1                   1958
                         
ASHLAND PROPANE,           SALES/DISTRIBUTION          1                   2011
INC.                     

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for DEKALB LMA                              
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force    59,359
             Unemployed   4,901
             Percentage   8.30%
         Total Employed    54,458
          Manufacturing  26.90%
      Non-Manufacturing  68.70%
            Agriculture   4.40%

Community Union Activity
       Last Year Data Available 2011
Labor Relations Board Elections 
         Number in Last 5 Years   0
            Number won by union   0
          Number won by company   0
      Work stoppage occurences
            within last 5 years   0
   Number of employees involved       0

Wage Rates
Wage rates for experienced workers in selected occupations working in the  Econ Dev Reg 4 NE       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 21.99  $ 42.79   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 17.96  $ 28.46
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.03  $ 18.55   Office Clerk             $ 10.24  $ 17.31
Assembler-Production     $  8.90  $ 15.90   Secretary                $ 11.27  $ 19.38
Computer Operator        $ 13.97  $ 24.67   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 11.29  $ 20.05
Computer Programmer      $ 22.52  $ 45.04   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.24  $ 17.14
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.35  $ 17.67   Systems Analyst          $ 23.06  $ 40.68
Drill or Punch Press     $  9.70  $ 17.57   Technician               $ 16.39  $ 30.95
Engineer                 $ 23.90  $ 40.56   Tool & Die Maker         $ 17.11  $ 29.54
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  9.16  $ 14.39   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.83  $ 17.13
Laborer                  $  8.76  $ 24.21   Welder                   $ 13.32  $ 21.41
Machinist                $ 13.04  $ 23.10   Word Processor           $ 12.52  $ 20.46

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2011 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       0        Protestant Churches   4
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants       5          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     200              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       0      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River SHABBONA LAKE (FISHING, NO SWIMMING)              

Remarks
5 MILES TO SHABBONA LAKE STATE PARK OR INDIAN OAKS
 COUNTRY CLUB.

Tax Structure

Property tax rates per $100 assessed valuation. 
Valuation is 33.3% of real property except in Cook
 County where residential is assessed at 10%, 
commercial and industrial property is assessed at 
25%.

Property Tax Rates
    Year 2012          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.25%
    City  0.5874%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.0892%          2011       2010              Electricity  4.00%
  School  5.4481%         7.8888%    7.5357%            Natural Gas  4.00%
Other(s)  1.8879%                                         Telephone  4.00%
   Total 9.0127%                                             Water  4.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Paul Borek                           Paul Borek                         
Executive Director                   Executive Director       
DeKalb County EDC                    DeKalb County EDC                  
421 N. California, #200              421 N. California, #200            
Sycamore, IL  601781290              Sycamore, IL  601781290
Phone (815) 895-2711                 Phone (815) 895-2711
  Fax (815) 895-8713                   Fax (815) 895-8713

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60530           Rep Dist           90     70                    
                            Senate Dist        45    35                     
                            Congressional Dist 14               


Remarks
DeKalb County EDC Website: www.dcedc.org.  Paul 
Borek E-Mail: borek@dcedc.org.  June 2013 update 
provided by: Rich Boris, Village President, P.O. 
Box 231, Lee, IL 60530-0231, Cell: 815/501-4565, 
Email: P231Rich.B@hotmail.com.

Last updated 06/12/2013
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