The Just Say No Group is a constituency of concerned residents living in the Manhattan / Elwood / Jackson Township who favor responsible growth for our community.  We remain in favor of reasonable commercial and light industrial business growth that remains in balance to the residential / agricultural makeup of  our community.  The scope of the Northpoint Compass operation will radically shift the makeup of our area into an industrial zone which will have adverse consequences for the livability of this area.

The following content will help you understand the facts behind why our opposition to this particular development.

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Below are references we have used as information sources for our flyer. Information included in the flyer is accurate to the best of our knowledge. We are dedicated to fighting Northpoint with the old-fashioned way — hard-hitting facts, not fanciful rhetoric.

Joliet Mayor Bob O'Dekirk responding to fears that Joliet would take over the NorthPoint industrial park plan if Elwood…

Posted by Farmers Weekly Review on Wednesday, June 28, 2017

COLDWATERS THROWNON HOT PLAN Elwood boundary dispute jeopardizes Compass industrial parkErin GallagherThe Village…

Posted by Farmers Weekly Review on Wednesday, July 12, 2017