LAWSUIT UPDATE: Manhattan v. Elwood

The Village of Manhattan was in court today for the lawsuit against the Village of Elwood and NorthPoint Development.  In the lawsuit, the previously scheduled case management hearing has been stricken (it was scheduled for June 26). Attorney Kathy Sons filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit on behalf of NorthPoint Development . That hearing to present the motion to dismiss is scheduled for August 1, 2018. Previously, the Village of Elwood filed a motion to dismiss. The presentation of that motion to dismiss will take place tomorrow, June 6, 2018.

You can read more about the lawsuit here:

/village-manhattan-sues-village-elwood-northpoint-development/

/manhattan-issues-boundary-default-notice-elwood/

 

Essentially, the reason for the suit (our interpretation):

/elwood-manhattan-boundary/

 

Some articles on the lawsuit from the news:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/news/ct-sta-manhattan-suit-st-0314-20180314-story.html

http://www.theherald-news.com/2018/03/12/village-of-manhattan-sues-village-of-elwood-over-northpoint-project/aqfkfuo/

 

We will provide updates as they become available. Please note that you can also access this same information via the Will County Circuit Clerk’s website. Knowledge is power!