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TOLEDO, IL

Municipal Government

The Toledo Village Board, composed of six trustees and a village president, serve as the administrative authority for the Toledo municipal government.

The Village of Toledo employs a police force of 2 officers and is afforded fire protection services through the volunteer efforts of the Toledo Fire Department. The Village is currently classified with a fire insurance rating of 6.

Emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day through Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center (a regional hospital) located 15 miles north of Toledo. The Village’s medical needs are also served through the Toledo Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Clinic, which provides modern medical diagnostic testing and routine medical care for village residents. Emergency medical ambulance transportation is provided through the village.

 

Village of Toledo
P.O. Box 443
Toledo, IL  62468

Phone:  217-849-3336

FAX:     217-849-2373

Mike Fletcher-Mayor
P. O. Box 443
Toledo, IL  62468
217-849-3336
 
Devall, Clinton - Trustee
P. O. Box 443
Toledo, IL 62468
 
 
Owen, Teresa - Treasurer
P.O. Box 443
Toledo, IL 62468
217-849-3336
 
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Police Chief
P.O. Box 443
Toledo, IL 62468
217.849.3336

 
Titus, Keith - Trustee
P.O. Box 443
Toledo, IL 62468
 
 
McClain, MaRanda - Trustee
P. O. Box 443
Toledo, IL 62468
 
 
 
Beck, John - Trustee
P.O. Box 443
Toledo, IL 62468
 
 
Morgan, Doug - Superintendent
P.O. Box 443
Toledo, IL 62468
217-849-3336
 
St. John, John - Trustee
P. O. Box 443
Toledo, IL  62468
 
 
Cummins, Joyce - Clerk
P.O. Box 443
Toledo, IL 62468
217.849.3336
 

Bradley, Jessica-Trustee
P. O. Box 443
Toledo, IL  62468

     

 

Community Facilities

Toledo, a community strongly tied to the historic and cultural growth of central Illinois, serves as the Cumberland County seat. A socially active community, the village can accommodate moderately sized private social functions with the largest facility having a capacity of 300 persons.

Toledo hosts a strong banking and finance industry, with the First National Bank at Toledo and the Illinois Community Bank having locations within Toledo. These locally managed, regional banks, with assets in excess of $185,000,000 are capable of assisting in any development projects requiring capital investment.

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

The Village of Toledo is home to a vibrant religious community with six local churches, including Protestant and non-denominational Christian faiths.

The Village of Toledo provides a variety of recreational facilities, with public parks featuring tennis and basketball courts. The public also enjoys access to nearby public swimming pools and country clubs, in addition to 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.

The Sumpter Township Library, located on the square in downtown Toledo, 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 Toledo, 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
Toledo 1,284 1,919 1,166 1,238
County 11,062 10,670 11,253 11,048
Labor Market 0 0 5,649 5,628

Economic Development Amenities

Local Government PRESIDENT / TRUSTEES / VI Municipal Zoning No
Comprehensive Plan Yes Revised - 2000 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 7 - in city 10 - outside      
           
  Full Time Part Time Volunteer    
Fire Department 0 0 33    
Police Department 1 4 0    

Commercial Services

General Waste Disposal Yes
Special Waste Disposal No  
Machine Shops 1    
Tool & Die 0    
Banks 2 Assets 252,000,000.00
Newspapers 1 Weekly    
TV Channels 0    
Cable Yes    

Additional Economic Amenities

Competitive Communities Initiatives Yes Stage 3

Remarks: CCI APPLIES TO COUNTY. THE VILLAGE DOES HAVE IN PLACE A LOCAL REVOLVING LOAN FUND AVAILABLE TO QUALIFYING COMPANIES TO PROVIDE LOW COST AND GAP FINANCING FOR COMPANIES LOCATING IN THE CORPORATE BOUNDARIES.

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Transportation

Motor Carrier

Highways Serving Community 0 - Federal 1 - State
Interstates Serving Community I-70 (5 Miles)  
Motor Freight Terminals 0  
Local Carriers 0  
Interstate Carriers 0  
Intrastate Carriers 0  
Public Transit Yes  
Package Delivery Service Yes  
Commercial Bus Service No  

Air

Nearest Commercial Airport: University of Illinois - Willard Airport
Local No Distance 58 Miles 93 Km  
Nearest Public Airport:   Coles County Memorial Airport
Local No Distance 20 Miles 32 Km Casey Airport
Type of Surface Concrete        
Longest Runway 6,500 ft 1,983 Meters      
Runway Lighted Yes Fuel Available Yes    
Private Storage Available Yes Private Maintenance Yes    
Charter Service Yes        

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Utilities

Water

   

Waste Water Treatment

Water Supplier Village of Toledo   Sewer Treatment  
Water Source Well   Process Lagoon System
  Gallons     Gallons
Storage Capacity 250,000   Treatment Capacity 540,000
Treatment Capacity 309,000   Present Load 130,000
Average Daily Demand 120,000   Excess Capacity 410,000
Peak Daily Demand 200,000      
Excess Capacity 100,000      

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications

Gas Supplier Village of Toledo
Electric Supplier Ameren Illinois
Local Telephone Supplier Frontier
Digital Switching Yes
Fiber Optics No

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Health Facilities

Nearest Hospital   Sarah Bush Lincoln - Mattoon/Charleston
Local   Distance 17 Miles  
Clinic Yes St. Anthony's Memorial Effingham  
Number of Doctors 1 Distance 18 Miles  
Number of Dentists 0      
Emergency Medical Yes Distance  17 Miles  

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Education Facilities (in community)

Type Number Teachers Enrollment Remarks:  
Elementary 1 31 402 Lake Land Community College - 15 Miles
Eastern Illinois University - 23 Miles
Middle School 1 15 301
High School 1 28 286    
Trade & Technical 0        
Community College 0        
Four Year College 0        
University 0        
Latest A.C.T. Composite Score For High School District: 19.2

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Employment

Major Employers in the Community - Product / Service

 
Year Established
Active Unions
Employees
Cumberland County
Government
None
70
Bag & Barrier - Mfg/Converter/Distributor
Flexible Packaging, Bags & Materials
1951
None
5
Pyroferric International - Mfg of Iron Powder Magnet Part for Elect Ind
1935
None
6
First Neighbor Bank, N.A. - Toledo
Banking
1933
27
Gentry Small Engine Repair - Lawn & Garden
Products and Parts
1989
None
5
Sarah Bush Linclon Health Systems - Toledo
Medical Clinic
1977
None
7
Ervin Equipment - Sales/Leasing of used equipment 1988
None
20

Labor Force

Labor Force Summary for Cumberland County Annual Average for Year: 2010  
Total Unemployed   Total      
Labor Force Total Percentage Employed Manufacturing Non-Manufacturing Agriculture
5,628 586 10.4000% 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 within 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 Occupation Entry Top
Accountant/Auditor $18.01 $31.37 Maintenance/Mechanic $15.47 $22.62
Assembler - Electronic $8.80 $12.75 Office Clerk $8.84 $13.21
Assembler - Production $9.56 $16.49 Secretary $10.07 $14.37
Computer Operator $13.09 $16.98 Sheet Metal Worker $13.79 $19.24
Computer Programmer $16.65 $33.89 Shipping/Recving Clerk $9.89 $15.16
Data Entry Operator $9.82 $14.48 Systems Analyst $24.96 $41.38
Drill or Punch Press $10.89 $15.21 Technician $16.27 $25.29
Engineer $24.29 $35.38 Tool & Die Maker $17.98 $25.97
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner $8.94 $14.78 Warehouse Worker $11.61 $16.08
Laborer $9.19 $17.48 Welder $12.96 $18.07
Machinist $11.51 $15.59 Word Processor $8.31 $13.01
Remarks: WAGE RATES 2nd QTR 2010 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY WEBSITE.

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Community Facilities (available within 10 miles)

Motels/Hotels 2 Protestant Churches 11
Rooms 57 Catholic Churches 2
Restaurants 8 Jewish Synagogues 0
Capacity/Largest Banquet 0 Country Clubs 0
Public Golf Courses 1 Health Clubs 1
Public Tennis Courts 2 Public Swimming Pool 1
Public Access to Lake/River Yes    

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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 6.25%
City 0.6350%
For Two Previous Years
  Total Utility Tax Rates On:  
County 1.6067%
2007
2005
  Electricity 0.00%
Schools 3.8894%
8.9235
7.5119
  Natural Gas 0.00%
Other(s) 2.6550%       Telephone 0.00%
Total 8.7862%       Water 0.00%
Remarks: "Other(s)" taxes include: Lake Land Community College, Library District, Road & Bridges, Township & Park District. NATURAL GAS - .024

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Location Services

Economic/Industrial Development Contact:
David Shupe
President
Cumberland County Development Corporation
P.O. Box 531
Toledo, IL 62468-0531
Telephone: 217.849.4359


Other Information:
Zip Codes: 62468
IL Representative District: 110
IL Senate District: 55
U.S. Congressional District: 15


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