FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 17, 2000
In order to help with the development of the Wal-Mart site, the city must build two water storage tanks and extend water mains out to the location. Wal-Mart is constructing a 1.2 million square foot facility that will employ 600 people. The city is contributing $217,596 to the project. The Department of Commerce and Community Affairs and the federal government have each dedicated $500,000 to other infrastructure projects.
This Illinois FIRST project was initiated by State Rep. Frank Mautino, D-Spring Valley.
Other Illinois FIRST projects released by Ryan: