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SAVANNA, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County CARROLL        
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 4,529 3,819 3,542 3,062 3,062 Avg. Winter Temp 20.00 F -6.67 C County 18,779 16,787 16,674 15,387 15,387 Avg. Summer Temp 68.00 F 20.00 C Labor 0 0 8,337 8,424 8,080 Avg. Annual Rainfall 36.47 In 92.63 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 31.60 In 80.26 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / CITY        Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 1997       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            4          2         32
    Police Department            8          1          5
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   1
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels  47
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   2  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   2  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks   3  Assets $    317,559,000
     Savings and Loans   0  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone YES
                    Enterprise Zone YES                      Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
Remarks
AVG. # OF DAYS W/90 DEGREES OR HIGHER: 19.  AVG. #
 OF DAYS W/32 DEGREES OR BELOW: 47.  CREDIT 
UNIONS: 2.  FOREIGN TRADE ZONE AT SAVANNA DEPOT 
BUSINESS, INDUSTRY, TECHNOLOGY PARK.  FOR MORE 
INFO: JO-CARROLL FOREIGN TRADE ZONE, ROB CANIER, 
DIRECTOR, 815-273-3200.  CITY & CHAMBER WORKING ON
 BUSINESS RETENTION PLAN BASED ON SALES TAX.  
GENERAL WASTE - MORING WASTE.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community NONE                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    40 MI   96 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   0
               Local Carriers   0
          Interstate Carriers   4
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CLINTON MUNICIPAL, CLINTON IA
                     Local NO    25 MI 40 KM
       Commercial Airlines    1   Flights per day    4

    Nearest Public Airport TRI-TOWNSHIP AIRPORT
                     Local NO    2 MI    3 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  4,000 FT   1,200 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available NO     Charter Service Available NO 
     Pvt Storage Available YES    Pvt Maintenance Available NO 

Water
City Adjoins Navigable Water YES
            Name of Waterway MISSISSIPPI RIVER        
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge YES
               Channel Depth    11 FT      3 M
            Length Of Season 10 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           800     1,280       2         2
Chicago           150       240       1         1
Cleveland         500       800       1         1
Dallas            890     1,424       2         2
Denver            860     1,376       2         2
Detroit           430       688       1         1
Kansas City       490       784       1         1
Los Angeles     1,950     3,120       4         4
Memphis           570       912       2         2
Minneapolis       280       448       1         1
New Orleans       970     1,552       2         2
New York          990     1,584       2         2
St. Louis         277       443       1         1
Seattle         1,980     3,168       4         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
IOWA, CHGO & EASTERN RR                
BURLINGTON NORTHERN                    
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    50 MI   80 KM
Container Service NO     0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
LOCAL TAXI SERVICE AVAILABLE.  THERE IS A SHOR 
LINE PRIVATELY OWNED RAILROAD AT THE DEPOT PARK - 
RIVERPORT RAILROAD LLC.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          850,000           3,230,000
            Treatment Capacity        3,362,000          12,775,600
          Average Daily Demand          443,000           1,683,400
             Peak Daily Demand          632,000           2,401,600
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity        2,521,000           9,579,800
                  Present Load          250,000             950,000
               Excess Capacity        2,271,000           8,629,800

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier JO CARROLL ENERGY        
       Electric Supplier JO CARROLL ENERGY        
Local Telephone Supplier CENTURY LINK                                      
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers YES    

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  20 MI   32 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     1
            Dentists in Community     1
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
NEAREST HOSPITAL - IOWA 20 MILES.  FREEPORT, IL - 
45 MINUTES.  A.L.S. AMBULANCE SERV, PERSONNEL 12 
(INCL 3 PARAMEDICS).  AIR TRANSPORT SERV 
(LIFELINE) 2 AMBULANCES (1 ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT; 
1 BASIC LIFE SUPPORT).  1 CLINIC.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        44         505
Junior High               0         0           0
High School               1        37         359
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 19.7

Remarks
1 PRE- KINDERGARTEN WITH 3 TEACHERS, 33 STUDENTS. 
PRESCHOOL - 1 TEACHER, 1 AIDE, 32 STUDENTS.  
MIDDLE SCHOOL IS IN MT. CARROLL.  HIGHLAND COLLEGE
 EXTENSION COURSES AND G.E.D. AVAILABLE ANNUALLY. 
 COMM COLL FREEPORT - 45 MILES.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
RELIABLE ENGINEERING       MANUFACTURING              17  NONE                0
                         
MACLEAN FOGG COMPANY       FORGINGS-FASTENER         300  NONE             1976
                         
SULLIVAN'S                 GROCERY                    60  NONE             1967
                         
ELKAY MFG.                 WATER & PRESSURE          245  YES              1970
                         
WEST CARROLL SCHOOL        EDUCATION                  91  NONE                0
DISTRICT 314             
SWISS COLONY, INC.         GIFT PACKAGES             135  NONE             1987
                         
BIG MEADOW                 CARE FACILITY              25  NONE             1967
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for CARROLL COUNTY                          
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force     8,080
             Unemployed     790
             Percentage   9.80%
         Total Employed     7,290
          Manufacturing  26.10%
      Non-Manufacturing  70.60%
            Agriculture   3.30%

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
WAGE RATES 2011 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE AT 
http://lmi.ides.state.il.us/wagedata/wage.htm.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       8        Protestant Churches  13
                 Number of Rooms     175          Catholic Churches   2
                     Restaurants      12          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     400              Country Clubs   3
             Public Golf Courses       3               Health Clubs   3
            Public Tennis Courts       9      Public Swimming Pools   2
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River SPRING LAKE & MISSISSIPPI RIVER                   

Remarks
MISSISSIPPI RIVER ADJACENT TO WESTERN BOUNDARY OF 
CITY LIMITS.  GREAT RIVER BIKE TRAIL.

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  6.50%
    City  2.1109%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.8585%          2010       2008              Electricity  0.00%
  School  5.7150%        10.2281%   9.8100%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  2.1109%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total 10.5170%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Pamela Brown                         Pamela Brown                       
Executive Director                   Executive Director       
Savanna Cham of Comm                 Savanna Cham of Comm               
PO Box 315                           PO Box 315                         
Savanna, IL  610740315               Savanna, IL  610740315
Phone (815) 273-2722                 Phone (815) 273-2722
  Fax (815) 273-2754                   Fax (815) 273-2754

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61074           Rep Dist           71                           
                            Senate Dist        37                           
                            Congressional Dist 16               


Remarks
City E-mail: savchamber@grics.net  or 
cityadmin@mchsi.com
City Web Site: www.savanna-il.us

Last updated 03/18/2013
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