RESIDENTS WIN BATTLE IN JOLIET OVER CEDAR CREEK REZONING!

Jackson Township residents are celebrating after their recent win in Joliet over the Cedar Creek project. The proposed project did not have a developer, but the property owner was seeking rezoning from residential to industrial to be able to market the property as such. Potential plans included multiple warehouses and …

Cedar Creek Project Returns; NorthPoint in Limbo While Lawsuits Drag On

Cedar Creek Project Returns The Cedar Creek project, which drew ire from local residents due to its proximity to residential subdivisions, its size, and proposed development, will be back on the agenda before the Joliet City Council on September 3, 2019, at 6:30pm at the Joliet City Hall. This project …

Related News: Joliet Project Threatens Community

Although this is NOT the NorthPoint Development project, the project below is of interest to many in Jackson Township. PROJECT DETAILS: The city of Joliet is planning to rezone over 300 acres of currently zoned agriculture (that according to the comprehensive plan was to be residential) property to make way …

NorthPoint Withdraws Application From Elwood

Winning Battles, But War Rages On Waiting until the last possible minute, NorthPoint Development withdrew its zoning and annexation application filed with the Village of Elwood. This is a win for local Jackson Township residents (including unincorporated and Village of Elwood and Manhattan residents) who fought for the last year …

Why No to NorthPoint is Marching in the People’s Climate March

Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice on September 8, 2018 This year, we will be participating in the People’s Climate March, which kicks off at O’Connor Park in Elwood, Illinois and marches down Walter Strawn Drive to BNSF on September 8, 2018.  The focus of this march speaks to the …