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MACHESNEY PARK, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County WINNEBAGO      
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 19,033 19,033 20,759 23,499 23,499 Avg. Winter Temp 22.12 F -5.49 C County 252,913 252,913 278,418 295,266 295,266 Avg. Summer Temp 71.02 F 21.68 C Labor 0 0 202,394 146,319 165,984 Avg. Annual Rainfall 33.26 In 84.48 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 35.20 In 89.41 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government PRESIDENT / TRUSTEES / VI     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2010       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 4     in city  0     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0        140
    Police Department           25          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations  13
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels   6
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   1 Daily    3 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops 145  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die  23  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks  18  Assets $  4,726,473,000
     Savings and Loans   5  Assets $    891,740,000
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone YES
                    Enterprise Zone NO                       Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
Remarks
COMMUNITY HAS AVAILABILITY OF SUB-ZONE STATUS OF 
FOREIGN TRADE ZONE.  ALSO, A VERY SUCCESSFUL 
REVOLVING LOAN FUND PROGRAM.  VILLAGE INCORPORATED
 IN 1981 AND HAS NEVER LEVIED A PROPERTY TAX.  3 
IJRL TIFS.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   2 Federal   5 State
Interstates Serving Community I-90, I-39                                        
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     0 MI    0 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals  37
               Local Carriers  21
          Interstate Carriers  40
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO ROCKFORD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
                     Local YES   11 MI 18 KM
       Commercial Airlines    4   Flights per day    4

    Nearest Public Airport CHICAGO ROCKFORD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
                     Local YES  11 MI   18 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 YES
            Name of Waterway ROCK RIVER               
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge NO 
               Channel Depth     0 FT      0 M
            Length Of Season  0 Months
           Public Dock Local YES    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           761     1,218       5         2
Chicago            90       144       1         1
Cleveland         422       675       4         1
Dallas            830     1,328       3         3
Denver            909     1,454       4         3
Detroit           373       597       4         1
Kansas City       412       659       2         1
Los Angeles     1,967     3,147       6         4
Memphis           617       987       4         2
Minneapolis       353       565       3         1
New Orleans       999     1,598       5         3
New York          889     1,422       5         3
St. Louis         300       480       2         1
Seattle           926     1,482       6         3

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
ILL RAIL NET               DAILY       
BURLINGTON NTHRN/SANTA FE  DAILY       
UNION PACIFIC              DAILY       
CANADIAN NATIONAL          DAILY       
I & M RAIL LINK            DAILY       

Piggyback Service NO    65 MI  104 KM
Container Service NO    65 MI  104 KM

Remarks
GREATER ROCKFORD AIRPORT HAS FOREIGN TRADE ZONE 
AND US CUSTOMS OFFICE.  APPROXIMATELY 70-ACRE TIF 
DISTRICT AT INTERSECTION OF IL 173 AND IL 251 
EXPERIENCING SUCCESSFUL REDEVELOPMENT.  NEW 300 
ACRE INDUSTRIAL TIF AT I-90 & I-173.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier SEE REMARKS              
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        2,000,000           7,600,000
            Treatment Capacity       20,000,000          76,000,000
          Average Daily Demand        3,000,000          11,400,000
             Peak Daily Demand        9,000,000          34,200,000
               Excess Capacity       11,000,000          41,800,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process Chlor/Vac.Flt./Dehyd
            Treatment Capacity       60,200,000         228,760,000
                  Present Load       28,000,000         106,400,000
               Excess Capacity       32,200,000         122,360,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COM ED                   
Local Telephone Supplier SBC, VERIZON                                      
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers ATT SPRINT MCI MCLEOD 

Remarks
WATER SUPPLIER: MUNICIPAL/NORTH PARK WATER 
DISTRICT.  WASTE WATER TREATMENT: ROCK RIVER WATER
 RECLAMATION DISTRICT.  LDC: EARTHLINK BUSINESS.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  5    Total Number of Beds  1,164
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   0 MI    0 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community   639
            Dentists in Community   202
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS COLLEGE OF MEDICINE OFFERS 
A 3 YEAR PROGRAM.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                9       279       3,602
Junior High               1        83       2,298
High School               1       163       2,298
Trade & Technical         1         0           0
Community College         1       140      12,300
Four-Yr College           1       100       1,243
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 20.4

Remarks
Rock Valley Jr Coll Dist; main campus 4 miles. 
Harlem Sch Dist has "Tech Prep" Program to prepare
 students for technical careers after grad. Harlem
 Sch Dist 1999 named 1 of 10 "Schools that Work" 
by Working Mother magazine, citing cutting-edge 
use of technology. Rockford College offers 4 yr & 
masters programs.  NIU.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
HARLEM SCHOOL DIST.        EDUCATION               1,109  HFT/IFT/AFL-CIO     0
#122                     
HENNIG, INC.               MACHINE TOOL MFG.         200  NONE                0
                         
MENARD'S                   HARDWARE/HOME IMPROV      150  NONE                0
                         
TARGET                     DEPARTMENT STORE          150  NONE                0
                         
CURTIS METAL                                         108                      0
                         
PARKER, INC.               AIR/HYDRAULIC CYLIND      100  NONE                0
                         
LOWE'S HOME IMPROVEMENT    HOME IMPROVEMENT          110                      0
CENTER                   
DEVLIEG-BULLARD INC.       MACHINE TOOLS             100  NONE                0
                         
KOHL'S DEPARTMENT STORE    DEPT. STORE               100  NONE                0
                         
IMI NORGREN INC.           PRINTING EQUIPMENT         81  NONE                0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for ROCKFORD MSA                            
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force   165,984
             Unemployed  18,979
             Percentage  11.40%
         Total Employed   147,005
          Manufacturing  30.30%
      Non-Manufacturing  69.10%
            Agriculture   0.60%

Community Union Activity
       Last Year Data Available 2011
Labor Relations Board Elections 
         Number in Last 5 Years   1
            Number won by union   1
          Number won by company   0
      Work stoppage occurences
            within last 5 years   1
   Number of employees involved   1,006

Wage Rates
Wage rates for experienced workers in selected occupations working in the  EDR 5 NORTHERN STATELINE

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 18.71  $ 32.70   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 17.57  $ 26.86
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.63  $ 19.13   Office Clerk             $  9.56  $ 14.44
Assembler-Production     $  9.60  $ 20.51   Secretary                $ 10.22  $ 15.82
Computer Operator        $ 14.06  $ 27.00   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 13.84  $ 21.41
Computer Programmer      $ 17.26  $ 37.13   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.26  $ 16.50
Data Entry Operator      $  9.79  $ 14.61   Systems Analyst          $ 21.15  $ 42.59
Drill or Punch Press     $  9.96  $ 16.68   Technician               $ 17.98  $ 31.89
Engineer                 $ 24.28  $ 36.20   Tool & Die Maker         $ 14.43  $ 24.23
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.75  $ 13.63   Warehouse Worker         $ 11.92  $ 18.81
Laborer                  $ 11.31  $ 24.14   Welder                   $ 12.61  $ 19.53
Machinist                $ 11.22  $ 19.61   Word Processor           $ 15.51  $ 16.87

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2011 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE AT 
http://lmi.ides.state.il.us/wagedata/wage.htm.  
Add'l emp. Servicom, LLC, teleservices, 300 emp, 
no union.  Home Depot, home improvement, 150 emp.,
 no union.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels      60        Protestant Churches 402
                 Number of Rooms   3,527          Catholic Churches  19
                     Restaurants     575          Jewish Synagogues   2
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room   1,200              Country Clubs   6
             Public Golf Courses      21               Health Clubs  10
            Public Tennis Courts       3      Public Swimming Pools   6
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River Pierce Lake, Rock River, Olsen Lake               

Remarks
ROCK CUT STATE PARK BORDERS THE VILLAGE, WITH A 
RECREATIONAL LAKE AND CAMPING FACILITIES WITH 
EXTENSIVE SYSTEM OF HIKING AND BIKING TRAILS.  
ROCK CUT IS SECOND MOST VISITED STATE PARK IN 
ILLINOIS.   OUTDOOR WATER PARK.

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  8.25%
    City  0.0000%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.8676%          2010       2009              Electricity  5.00%
  School  6.9119%         8.4886%    8.0075%            Natural Gas  5.00%
Other(s)  1.1096%                                         Telephone  6.00%
   Total  8.8891%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
THE VILLAGE, INCORPORATED IN 1981, HAS NEVER 
LEVIED A PROPERTY TAX.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
                                                                        
Economic & Comm Dev Dir              Economic & Comm Dev Dir  
Vill. of Machesney Park              Vill. of Machesney Park            
300 Roosevelt Road                   300 Roosevelt Road                 
Machesney Park, IL  61115            Machesney Park, IL  61115    
Phone (815) 877-5432                 Phone (815) 877-5432
  Fax (815) 637-7557                   Fax (815) 637-7557

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61115           Rep Dist           69                           
                            Senate Dist        34                           
                            Congressional Dist 16               


Remarks
Village Website: http://www.machesney-park.il.us
Village E-mail: grega@machesneypark.org


























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