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MARSEILLES, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County LASALLE        
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 4,776 4,811 4,655 5,094 5,110 Avg. Winter Temp 27.00 F -2.78 C County 111,497 106,913 111,509 113,924 113,924 Avg. Summer Temp 76.00 F 24.44 C Labor 0 0 56,396 60,380 57,826 Avg. Annual Rainfall 33.00 In 83.82 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 23.00 In 58.42 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government COMMISSION / CITY             Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2007       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   8    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         30
    Police Department            9          4          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   2
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels   2
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   1 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest   7 MI   11 KM
 
                 Banks   1  Assets $     50,000,000
     Savings and Loans   1  Assets $     72,623,650
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives YES     Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone NO                       Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
Remarks
ENHANCED 911.  SPECIAL WASTE DISPOSAL 6 MILES.  
REVOLVING LOAN FUND.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   3 State
Interstates Serving Community I-80, I-55, I-39                                  
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     2 MI    3 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   2
               Local Carriers   9
          Interstate Carriers   9
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO MIDWAY AIRPORT
                     Local NO    72 MI115 KM
       Commercial Airlines   16   Flights per day   57

    Nearest Public Airport SKYDIVE CHICAGO AIRPORT
                     Local NO    6 MI   10 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  3,400 FT   1,020 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 ILLINOIS RIVER           
                Public Barge YES
               Private Barge YES
               Channel Depth    12 FT      4 M
            Length Of Season 12 Months
           Public Dock Local YES    1 MI    1 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       6         2
Chicago            63       101       2         1
Cleveland         383       613       6         2
Dallas            880     1,408       0         2
Denver            942     1,507       0         2
Detroit           267       427       5         1
Kansas City       475       760       0         1
Los Angeles     1,980     3,168       0         4
Memphis           515       824       7         1
Minneapolis       440       704       0         2
New Orleans       905     1,448       7         2
New York          870     1,392       0         2
St. Louis         240       384       7         1
Seattle         2,090     3,344       0         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
CSX                        AS NEEDED   
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service YES    5 MI    8 KM
Container Service YES    5 MI    8 KM

Remarks
WATER: NAME OF WATERWAY - ILLINOIS RIVER.  2 LOCAL
 PUBLIC DOCKS.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          840,000           3,192,000
            Treatment Capacity        2,600,000           9,880,000
          Average Daily Demand          550,000           2,090,000
             Peak Daily Demand          800,000           3,040,000
               Excess Capacity        1,800,000           6,840,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process Activated Sludge    
            Treatment Capacity        2,400,000           9,120,000
                  Present Load          500,000           1,900,000
               Excess Capacity        1,900,000           7,220,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
Local Telephone Supplier MARSEILLES TELEPHONE (MTCO)                       
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers CHOICE OF SERVICE.   

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community 99    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   5 MI    8 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     5
            Dentists in Community     1
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    5 MI    8 KM

Remarks
CLINIC - 1 MILE.  LOCAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL - 
VOLUNTEER - TRAINED EMTS.  THREE SMALL CLINICS; 
ONE FACILITY WITH ONE DOCTOR ON STAFF, ONE 
FACILITY WITH TWO DOCTORS ON STAFF, AND ONE 
FACILITY WITH 3 DOCTORS ON STAFF.  NO BED 
FACILITIES AT ANY OF THE CLINICS.  EYE GLASS 
SHOPPE.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        45         620
Junior High               0         0           0
High School               1       120       1,403
Trade & Technical         1        14       1,125
Community College         0         0           0
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 20.4

Remarks
MARSEILLES' ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HAS STUDENTS IN 
PRE-K THROUGH 8TH.  HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ARE BUSED
 TO OTTAWA TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL AND ILLINOIS 
VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
INFRA-METALS CORP.         STEEL FABRICATION          77  NONE             2002
                         
GLEN GREY BRICK            BRICK PRODUCER             38  YES              1990
                         
INDEPENDENCE TUBE          TUBE CORP                 100  NONE             1996
CORP                     
PCS PHOSPHATE              PHOSPHATE                  32  NONE             1995
                         
ILLINOIS VALLEY            CELLULAR PHONE SERV        75  NONE             1993
CELLULAR                 
LASALLE GENERATING                                   800                   1982
STATION                  
LIBERTY TECHNOLOGIES       TONER CARTRIDGES           65  NONE             1993
GROUP                    
TERRY BENTZ BUICK          CAR SALES                  24  NONE             1992
                         
MTI POWER - JOINT          MACHINE TECH               75                   1982
FIELD                    
MTCO                       COMMUNICATIONS             25  NONE             1989
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for LASALLE COUNTY                          
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force    57,826
             Unemployed   6,283
             Percentage  10.90%
         Total Employed    51,543
          Manufacturing  17.80%
      Non-Manufacturing  81.40%
            Agriculture   0.80%

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 6 NW       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 17.28  $ 32.57   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 15.10  $ 22.16
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.08  $ 15.71   Office Clerk             $  8.94  $ 13.83
Assembler-Production     $ 10.36  $ 15.28   Secretary                $  9.99  $ 15.86
Computer Operator        $ 14.06  $ 22.55   Sheet Metal Worker       $  9.37  $ 13.42
Computer Programmer      $ 20.11  $ 35.23   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 11.19  $ 17.86
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.03  $ 13.94   Systems Analyst          $ 21.42  $ 40.06
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.51  $ 16.55   Technician               $ 17.71  $ 27.53
Engineer                 $ 24.05  $ 43.96   Tool & Die Maker         $ 15.92  $ 26.59
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.82  $ 13.72   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.89  $ 18.67
Laborer                  $ 12.27  $ 24.62   Welder                   $  9.37  $ 13.42
Machinist                $ 12.44  $ 22.07   Word Processor           $  9.49  $ 15.79

Remarks
Add'l employer: Dollar General, 10, no, 2010.  
Wage Rates 2011 (IDES).  Marseilles is located 
less than 2 miles from Interstate 80.  River & 
Rail (CSX) is within city's boundary.  We are 
Prepared for Progress.  We offer a strategic 
location & will work with you to customize your 
plan.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       8        Protestant Churches  23
                 Number of Rooms     350          Catholic Churches   6
                     Restaurants      30          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     500              Country Clubs   2
             Public Golf Courses       4               Health Clubs   3
            Public Tennis Courts      12      Public Swimming Pools   2
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River ILLINOIS RIVER, FOX RIVER, LASALLE COOLING LAKE   

Remarks
MARSEILLES IS LOCATED ON THE ILLINOIS RIVER AND IS
 A POPULAR AREA FOR OUTDOOR ADVENTURES INCLUDING 
BOATING, FISHING, HUNTING, HIKING, BIKING, CAMPING
 AND ZIP LINING.

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  6.25%
    City  1.8237%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.9434%          2007       0                 Electricity  6.00%
  School  7.4006%        10.7668%    0.0000%            Natural Gas  6.00%
Other(s)  0.1429%                                         Telephone  6.00%
   Total 11.3106%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
ADD ADDITONAL ELECTRICITY/GAS TAX OF 5% OF GROSS 
RECEIPT OR $.0032 PER KWH OR $.024 PER THERM 
WHICHEVER IS LOWER.  SCHOOL BREAKOUT: MARSEILLES -
 4.6857, OTTAWA - 2.3625, & IVCC .3524.  OTHER IS 
MARSEILLES FIRE DISTRICT.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Patti Smith                          Michael A. Etscheid                
Mayor                                City Engineer            
City of Marseilles                   City of Marseilles                 
209 Lincoln Street                   209 Lincoln Street                 
Marseilles, IL  61341                Marseilles, IL  613411904
Phone (815) 795-2133                 Phone (815) 795-2133
  Fax (   )    -                       Fax (815) 795-6600

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61341           Rep Dist            85    75                    
                            Senate Dist        43    38                     
                            Congressional Dist 11               


Remarks
WEB SITE: www.marseillesil.net.  
E-MAIL:cityclerk@mtco.com.


Last updated 03/28/2013
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