Profile - Greenup, Illinois

Municipal Government

The Cumberland County Board, composed of six board members, serves as the administrative authority for Cumberland County government.

Cumberland County and the surrounding municipalities employ a police force of 14 full-time officers and are afforded fire protection services through volunteer fire departments. Fire insurance ratings in the municipalities range between 5 and 6.

Emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day through Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center (a regional hospital) located 15 miles northwest of Cumberland County. The county’s medical needs are also served through the Greenup Clinic, the Neoga Community Medical Center, and the Toledo Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Clinic, which provide modern medical diagnostic testing and routine medical care for county residents. Emergency medical ambulance transportation is provided through the municipalities.

Greenup Village Hall
115 E. Cumberland St.
P.O. Box 246
Greenup, IL 62428

Mayor & Village Trustees

Mayor
Stacey Carl

Trustees
Alene Blade
Danita Starwalt
Justin Roley
Max McCullough
Sherry Parker
Marcus Millsap

Village Clerk
Jill Kimble
217.923.3401
Fax: 217.923.3424
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Village Treasurer
Kay Hornbeck
217.923.3401
Fax: 217.923.3424
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Staffing Personnel

Superintendents of Utilities
Larry Tarr
Office:  217.923.3827
Cell:  217-512-3075 or 217-512-3218 (emergency only)

Utility Personnel
John Welbaum
Daniel Finley
Steve Brown
Lance Holsapple

Chief of Police
Keith Harris
217.923.5555 - Police Department
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Police Officers
Cedric Woodrum - Sergeant
Chasity Moses
Ethan Wicke

Ambulance Coordinator
Patricia Corder
217.923.3951 - Ambulance Service
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Village Attorney
John Barger - Craig & Craig Law


Community Facilities

Greenup, a community strongly tied to the historical and cultural growth of central Illinois, is situated at the heart of the historic National Trail (recently designated a National Scenic Byway).

Greenup features two motels with a total of 59 guest rooms available. The community can accommodate large private social functions with the largest banquet hall having a capacity of 250 persons.

The First Neighbor Bank is capable of assisting in any development projects requiring capital investment. The local, employee owned banking institution has assets in excess of $185,000,000.

The Greenup Press, a locally owned newspaper, is published weekly and features news and sports coverage of interest to area residents.

The Village of Greenup is home to a vibrant religious community with five local churches, including Catholic, Protestant, Baptist, Methodist and other non-denominational Christian faiths.

The Village of Greenup provides a variety of recreational facilities; including a driving range and public parks with tennis and basketball courts. The public also enjoys access to nearby country clubs as well as several area lakes with swimming, boating and water sports. For the avid outdoors person, nearby Fox Ridge and Lincoln Trail State Parks offer camping, hiking, snowmobiling, walking paths and horseback riding.  Lincoln Trail Motosports, located on Rt 40 east of Greenup, has weekend motocross racing as well as several weekends of other off-road events.

The Greenup Library, located in downtown Greenup, affords residents with access to the latest multi-media resource materials, computers and technical services.


Education

Lake Land College , located only 20 miles northwest of the Village of Greenup , offers access to high quality, low cost higher education and workforce training programs.

Eastern Illinois University in Charleston (20 miles north-west) provides students access to educational programs leading to bachelor and masters degrees in a variety of academic programs.


General Information Economic Development Amenities - General Information

Population

1980 1990 2000 2010-Current
Greenup 1,655 1,616 1,513 1,513
County 11,062 10,670 11,253 11,048
Labor Market 0 0 5,649 5,304
 

Economic Development Amenities

Local Government PRESIDENT / TRUSTEES / VILLAGE Municipal Zoning No
Comprehensive Plan Yes - Rev County Zoning No
Subdivision Ordinance Yes 10,670 11,253 Home Rule No
w/ Design Standards Public Library Yes
Emergency 911 System Yes Rescue Squad Yes
Fire Insurance Class 5 - in city 10 - outside
Full Time Part Time Volunteer
Fire Department 0 0 30
Police Department 4 2 0
 

Commercial Services

General Waste Disposal Yes
Special Waste Disposal Yes
Machine Shops 0 Nearest 5 MI / 8 KM
Tool & Die 0 Nearest 9 MI / 14 KM
Banks 1 Assets 228,000,000.00
Newspapers 1 Weekly
TV Channels 45
Cable Yes
 

Additional Economic Amenities

Competitive Communities Initiatives Yes Stage 3
Remarks: CCI Stage 3 = County Wide. PARAMEDIC AMBULANCE SERVICE 24 HRS/DAY. INTERNET - DIALUP/WIRELESS.

Transportation

Motor Carrier

Highways Serving Community1 - Federal3 - State
Interstates Serving CommunityI-70 
Motor Freight Terminals2 
Local Carriers2 
Interstate Carriers4 
Intrastate Carriers0 
Package Delivery ServiceYes 
Commercial Bus ServiceYes 

 

Air

Nearest Commercial Airport:University of Illinois - Willard Airport
LocalNoDistance60 Miles94 Km
Nearest Public Airport: Coles County Memorial Airport
LocalNoDistance10 Miles16 Km
Type of SurfaceConcrete   
Longest Runway6,500 ft1,983 Meters   
Runway LightedYesFuel AvailableYes 
Private Storage AvailableYesPrivate MaintenanceYes 
Charter ServiceYes   

Utilities

Water

Water SupplierMunicipal
Water SourceWell
 Gallons
Storage Capacity260,000
Treatment Capacity432,000
Average Daily Demand199,543
Peak Daily Demand27,600
Excess Capacity404,400

 

Waste Water Treatment

Sewer Treatment 
Process 
 Gallons
Treatment Capacity193,000
Present Load126,000
Average Daily Demand199,543

 

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications

Gas SupplierIL Public Energy Agency
Electric SupplierIL Municipal Electric Agency
Local Telephone SupplierFrontier
Digital SwitchingYes
Fiber OpticsYes

Remarks: Water, Gas, and Electric distribution systems municipally owned and operated.


Health Facilities

Nearest Hospital Sarah Bush Lincoln - Mattoon/Charleston
Local Distance24 Miles
ClinicYesSt. Anthony's Memorial 
Number of Doctors1Distance26 Miles
Number of Dentists1  
Emergency MedicalYesDistance24 Miles

Education Facilities (in community)

Type Number Teachers Enrollment
Elementary 1 31 402
Middle School 1 15 301
High School 1 28 286
Trade & Technical 0    
Community College 1 532 9,069
Four Year College 0    
University 1 792 11,966

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score For High School District: 19.2

REMARKS: ELEMENTARY K-4, JR HIGH 5-8TH, HIGH SCHOOL 9-12TH. ROSE HULMAN, INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY - TERRE HAUTE, IND. UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS - CHAMPAIGN, IL. LAKE LAND COLL - MATTOON OFFERS TRADE COURSES & CERTIFICATES. EASTERN IL UNIV, CHARLESTON.


Employment

Major Employers in the Community - Product / Service

 
Active Unions
Employees
South Central Total Grain Marketing -
Feed Seed Storage
None
5
Cumberland Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center -
Care of Aged/Rehab
None
54
Evapco, Inc. - Cooling Towers None 252

 

Labor Force

Labor Force Summary for Cumberland County
Total Unemployed  
Labor Force Total Percentage
5,628 586 10.4000%
Annual Average for Year:  2010    
Total      
Employed Manufacturing Non-Manufacturing Agriculture
5,042 16.5000% 80.9000% 2.6000%

 

Community Union Activity

       
Last 5 Years
Won by Company
Won by Union
Last Year Data Available: 2009 Labor Relations Board Election
0
0
0
Work stoppage occurrences -  last 5 yrs.: 0 Number of Employees involved: 0
 
 

 

Wages Rates

Wage rates for experienced workers in selected occupations working in Econ Dev Reg 7 SE
Occupation Entry Top
Accountant/Auditor $18.01 $31.37
Assembler - Electronic $8.80 $12.75
Assembler - Production $9.56 $16.49
Computer Operator $13.09 $16.98
Computer Programmer $16.65 $33.89
Data Entry Operator $9.82 $14.48
Drill or Punch Press $10.89 $15.21
Engineer $24.29 $35.38
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner $8.94 $14.78
Laborer $9.19 $17.48
Machinist $11.51 $15.59
Maintenance/Mechanic $15.47 $22.62
Office Clerk $8.84 $13.21
Secretary $10.07 $14.37
Sheet Metal Worker $13.79 $19.24
Shipping/Recving Clerk $9.89 $15.16
Systems Analyst $24.96 $41.38
Technician $16.27 $25.29
Tool & Die Maker $17.98 $25.97
Warehouse Worker $11.61 $16.08
Welder $12.96 $18.07
Word Processor $8.31 $13.01

Remarks: WAGE RATES 2nd QTR 2010 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY WEBSITE.


Community Facilities (available within 10 miles)

Motels/Hotels 3 Protestant Churches 11
Rooms 100 Catholic Churches 2
Restaurants 8 Jewish Synagogues 0
Capacity/Largest Banquet 150 Country Clubs 1
Public Golf Courses 0 Health Clubs 0
Public Tennis Courts 1 Public Swimming Pool 1
Public Access to Lake/River Yes / Embarras River    

Tax Structure

Property tax rates per $100 assessed valuation. Valuation is 33.3% of real property except in Cook County where commercial property is assessed at 10% and industrial property is assessed at 25%.

Total Property Tax Rates
Year 2008
Total Property Tax Rates
  Total Sales Tax Rates 7.75%
City 1.7570%
For Two Previous Years
  Total Utility Tax Rates On:  
County 1.6067%
2007
2006
  Electricity 0.00%
Schools 4.9661%
8.2476
8.4124
  Natural Gas 0.00%
Other(s) 1.1330%       Telephone 0.00%
Total 9.4628%       Water 0.00%
Remarks: HOTEL/MOTEL TAX 5.00%

Location

Economic/Industrial Development Contact:
Jill Kimble
Village Clerk
Village of Greenup
P.O. Box 246
Greenup, IL 62428
Telephone: 217.923.3401

Other Information:
Zip Codes: 62428
IL Representative District: 110
IL Senate District: 55
U.S. Congressional District: 15

General Remarks:
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