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STEWARD, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County LEE            
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 300 282 271 256 256 Avg. Winter Temp 21.00 F -6.11 C County 36,328 34,392 36,062 36,031 36,031 Avg. Summer Temp 76.00 F 24.44 C Labor 0 0 18,244 18,496 17,988 Avg. Annual Rainfall 33.00 In 83.82 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 29.00 In 73.66 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / VILLAGE     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2006       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  6    in city   6    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         13
    Police Department            0          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels   4
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    0 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest   6 MI   10 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  20 MI   32 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
DISTANCE TO NEAREST BANK IS 6 MILES.  SUBDIVISION 
ORDINANCE W/DESIGN STANDARDS REVISED 2012.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   0 State
Interstates Serving Community I-39                                              
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     0 MI    0 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport ROCKFORD AIRPORT
                     Local NO    30 MI 48 KM
       Commercial Airlines    2   Flights per day    1

    Nearest Public Airport ROCKFORD AIRPORT
                     Local NO   30 MI   48 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  3,600 FT   1,080 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available NO     Charter Service Available NO 
     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    30 MI   48 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           790     1,264       0         0
Chicago            60        96       0         0
Cleveland         400       640       0         0
Dallas            906     1,450       0         0
Denver            950     1,520       0         0
Detroit           331       530       0         0
Kansas City       439       702       0         0
Los Angeles     2,035     3,256       0         0
Memphis           594       950       0         0
Minneapolis       352       563       0         0
New Orleans       944     1,510       0         0
New York          900     1,440       0         0
St. Louis         238       381       0         0
Seattle         2,003     3,205       0         0

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
NONE                                   
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO     6 MI   10 KM
Container Service NO     6 MI   10 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source OTHER          

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          100,000             380,000
            Treatment Capacity          250,000             950,000
          Average Daily Demand           40,000             152,000
             Peak Daily Demand           60,000             228,000
               Excess Capacity          190,000             722,000

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 COM ED                   
Local Telephone Supplier VERIZON                                           
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics NO 
 Long Distances Carriers VERIZON ETC   

Remarks
WATER SOURCE: UNDERGROUND ACQUIFER.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   6 MI   10 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     0
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     6 MI   10 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        10          74
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  0.0

Remarks
ELEMENTARY & JUNIOR HIGH NUMBERS COMBINED.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
U. S. POST OFFICE          MAIL                        4  POSTAL UNION        0
                         
SCHOOL DISTRICT            ELEMENTARY SCHOOL          20  IEA                 0
#231                     
LEE FS                     GRAIN ELEVATOR              2  NONE                0
                         
CROP PRODUCTION            AG PRODUCTS                 3  NONE                0
SERVICE                  
UNITED METHODIST           CHURCH                      3  NONE                0
CHURCH                   
R & G TRUCKING             TRUCKING                    8  NONE                0
                         
ELBURN CO-OP               GRAIN ELEVATOR              3  NONE                0
                         
HAYES CABINETRY            WOOD WORKING                2  NONE                0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for LEE COUNTY                              
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force    17,988
             Unemployed   1,805
             Percentage  10.00%
         Total Employed    16,183
          Manufacturing  33.50%
      Non-Manufacturing  65.30%
            Agriculture   1.20%

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.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       0        Protestant Churches   1
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches   0
                     Restaurants       1          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     100              Country Clubs   0
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       0      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River NO 
              Name of Lake/River                                                   

Remarks
MOTELS AND RESTAURANTS IN ROCHELLE - 7 MILES AWAY.

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  0.1324%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.7991%          2009       2007              Electricity  0.00%
  School  6.6679%         8.3330%    8.5841%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  0.9899%                                         Telephone  0.03%
   Total  8.5893%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
John Thompson                        Dawn J. Andermann                  
President                            President                
Lee Co. Ind. Dev. Assn.              Village Board                      
101 W. 2nd St., Ste. 210             402 Main St/PO Box 8               
Dixon, IL  61021                     Steward, IL  605530008
Phone (815) 284-3361                 Phone (815) 396-2846
  Fax (   )    -                       Fax (815) 396-2846

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60553           Rep Dist            70                          
                            Senate Dist        35                           
                            Congressional Dist 16               


Remarks
John Thompson E-mail: dchamber@essex1.com
Lee County Industrial Development Association Web 
Site: http://www.dixonillinoischamber.com
Village of Steward Website: www.stewardil.com

Last updated 03/14/2013
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