Village of Manhattan Sues Village of Elwood Over NorthPoint Development

— MEDIA STATEMENT — The foundation of NorthPoint Development’s business is built on duping unsuspecting small towns, but they have clearly underestimated the intelligence and dedication of those in this community. The Village of Elwood has been complicit in their deceitful practices by going out of their way to lack …

Manhattan Issues Boundary Default Notice to Elwood

The boundary issues have come to a head: the village of Manhattan has formally issued a notice of default to the village of Elwood regarding violations of the boundary agreement. Elwood has until February 27th to respond. This is a necessary step that gives the village of Elwood the opportunity …

BOUNDARY IN THE SAND

Boundary big deal – WHAT IS THE BOUNDARY AGREEMENT & WHY DOES IT MATTER The boundary agreement is in place to protect the interests of two neighboring villages and to establish a mutually-agreed upon boundary in which each municipality would have the power to annex unincorporated property up to the …

IL ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW OMA COMPLAINTS

The Illinois Attorney General’s Office will be investigating complaints made alleging Open Meeting Act violations, stating that the complaints “warrant further review.”  The complaints stem from the public hearing held January 17, 2018 before the planning and zoning committee in Elwood. A number of attendees submitted complaints to the AG’s office after …