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LENA, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County STEPHENSON     
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 2,295 2,605 2,887 2,912 2,912 Avg. Winter Temp 22.20 F -5.44 C County 49,536 48,052 48,979 47,711 47,711 Avg. Summer Temp 71.10 F 21.72 C Labor 0 0 24,927 24,642 23,711 Avg. Annual Rainfall 36.78 In 93.42 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 35.50 In 90.17 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / VILLAGE     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2000       County Zoning YES
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule NO 
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class 5     in city   9    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         32
    Police Department            4          9          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   1
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels   9
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   1 Daily    3 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest  12 MI   19 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  12 MI   19 KM
 
                 Banks   3  Assets $    165,000,000
     Savings and Loans   0  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone YES                      Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
Remarks
CABLE (Mediacom): OVER 100 CHANNELS.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community NONE                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     0 MI    0 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   4
               Local Carriers   4
          Interstate Carriers   4
          Intrastate Carriers   4

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport NORTHWEST CHICAGOLAND RGL AIRPORT AT ROCKFORD
                     Local NO    43 MI 69 KM
       Commercial Airlines    2   Flights per day    2

    Nearest Public Airport NORTHWEST CHICAGOLAND RGL AIRPORT AT ROCKFORD
                     Local NO   43 MI   69 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway 10,000 FT   3,050 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     0 MI    0 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           745     1,192       0         2
Chicago           117       187       0         1
Cleveland         423       677       0         1
Dallas            891     1,426       0         2
Denver            935     1,496       0         2
Detroit           351       562       0         1
Kansas City       399       639       0         1
Los Angeles     2,020     3,232       0         3
Memphis           533       853       0         1
Minneapolis       382       611       0         1
New Orleans       934     1,494       0         2
New York          919     1,470       0         2
St. Louis         263       421       0         2
Seattle         2,019     3,230       0         3

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
CANADIAN NATIONAL          NONE        
ILLINOIS CENTRAL                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    47 MI   75 KM
Container Service NO    47 MI   75 KM

Remarks
NEW RAIL HEAD CONSTRUCTED AT ADKINS ETHANOL PLANT.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source OTHER          

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          550,000           2,090,000
            Treatment Capacity        1,180,000           4,484,000
          Average Daily Demand          257,800             979,640
             Peak Daily Demand          386,700           1,469,460
               Excess Capacity          793,300           3,014,540

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY       
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity          600,000           2,280,000
                  Present Load          280,000           1,059,800
               Excess Capacity        1,500,000           5,677,500

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COM ED                   
Local Telephone Supplier FRONTIER                                          
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T MCI SPRINT  

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  12 MI   19 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     8
            Dentists in Community     2
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    12 MI   19 KM

Remarks
TWO CLINICS.  Lena Family Medical Clinic; Monroe 
Clinic; also served by Leamon's Ambulance Service,
 Lena.  NURSING HOME - Owned by SAK Management 
Services - 92 beds.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        32         401
Junior High               1        17         172
High School               1        23         290
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 20.8

Remarks
LENA-WINSLOW SCHOOL DISTRICT RANKS IN UPPER 10% IN
 STATE BY STUDENT TEST SCORES; JUNIOR COLLEGE-12 
MILES.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
LENA-WINSLOW SCHOOL        EDUCATION                 200  IEA/NEA          1958
DISTRICT                 
SAK MANAGEMENT             NURSING HOME/CLINIC       125  NONE             1974
SERVICES                 
WERHANE ENTERPRISES        DEAN FOODS/DAIRY DIS       70  NONE             1947
                         
LENA MAID MEATS            PROCESS MEAT               15  NONE             1948
                         
LENA STATE BANK            BANKING                    18  NONE             1867
                         
SULLIVAN'S                 RETAIL GROCERY             38  NONE             1936
                         
LOBDELL TRANSPORTATION     TRUCKING                   20                   1947
                         
ADKINS ENERGY              ETHANOL                    30                   2002
                         
CITIZENS STATE BANK        BANKING                    54  NONE             1985
                         
RAFTERS/REDBARN/OLD        RESTAURANT/FURN/GIFT       65  NONE             2002
MILL                     

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for STEPHENSON COUNTY                       
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force    23,711
             Unemployed   2,240
             Percentage   9.40%
         Total Employed    21,471
          Manufacturing  36.90%
      Non-Manufacturing  61.70%
            Agriculture   1.40%

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 Region 5 NS    

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 18.66  $ 32.78   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 17.68  $ 26.54
Assembler-Electronic     $ 11.02  $ 17.84   Office Clerk             $  9.60  $ 15.17
Assembler-Production     $ 10.33  $ 21.97   Secretary                $  9.77  $ 15.60
Computer Operator        $ 13.29  $ 21.96   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 14.49  $ 19.79
Computer Programmer      $ 15.59  $ 38.42   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.06  $ 16.82
Data Entry Operator      $  9.69  $ 14.97   Systems Analyst          $ 19.39  $ 41.98
Drill or Punch Press     $ 10.03  $ 15.06   Technician               $ 18.67  $ 30.74
Engineer                 $ 26.08  $ 36.54   Tool & Die Maker         $ 14.09  $ 23.29
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  9.00  $ 14.15   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.55  $ 15.52
Laborer                  $ 10.91  $ 25.28   Welder                   $ 13.12  $ 19.61
Machinist                $ 11.21  $ 19.76   Word Processor           $ 10.86  $ 16.08

Remarks
For Stephenson Co. Prevailing Wage Rates see 
http://www.state.il.us/agency/idol/rates/evenmo/st
ephens.htm.  Listed Wage Rates 2012 from IL DEPT 
OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY WEBSITE are for Econ Dev 
Reg 5 Northern Stateline.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       2        Protestant Churches   6
                 Number of Rooms     104          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants       7          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     400              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   2
            Public Tennis Courts       1      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River LAKE LE-AQUA-NA, PEC RIVER W/LANDINGS             

Remarks
BAYMONT INN, COUNTRY INN & SUITES.  9 AND 18 HOLE 
GOLF COURSE.  LAKE LE AQUA NA STATE PARK; LANDINGS
 - MCNEIL'S & BOB TOWN.  BOATING, CAMPING, HIKING,
 HORSEBACK RIDING, FISHING.   LENA COMMUNITY 
CENTER.  KOA KAMPGROUND.

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 2011          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.75%
    City  0.8485%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.2095%          2010       2009              Electricity  0.00%
  School  5.1377%        10.1145%   10.2334%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  3.1023%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total 10.2980%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
JANUARY 2009, TELEPHONE TAX RATE WILL BE 2.0090%.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Dennis Bergman                       Lynn Polhill                       
Mayor                                Village Clerk            
Village of Lena                      Village of Lena                    
122 E Main St/PO BOX 607             122 E. Main St/PO BOX 607          
Lena, IL  610480607                  Lena, IL  610480607
Phone (815) 369-4016                 Phone (815) 369-4016
  Fax (815) 369-2817                   Fax (815) 369-2817

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61048           Rep Dist           89                           
                            Senate Dist        37                           
                            Congressional Dist 16               


Remarks
E-MAIL:  villageoflena@mchsi.com
Website: www.villageoflena.com

Last updated 01/22/2014
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