Profile - Toledo, Illinois

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

Mayor & Village Staff

Beck, John-Mayor
P. O. Box 443
Toledo, IL  62468
217.849.3336
 
Metzelaars, Jason- Police Officer
P.O. Box 443
Toledo, IL 62468
217.849.3336
 
Ingram, Alan - Trustee
P.O. Box 443
Toledo, IL 62468
 
Cummins, Joyce - Clerk
P.O. Box 443
Toledo, IL 62468
217.849.3336
 
Devall, Clinton - Trustee
P. O. Box 443
Toledo, IL 62468

Titus, Keith - Trustee
P.O. Box 443
Toledo, IL 62468

Layton, Chuck - Superintendent
P.O. Box 443
Toledo, IL 62468
217-849-3336

Markwell, Ryan-Trustee
P. O. Box 443
Toledo, IL  62468

Owen, Teresa - Treasurer
P.O. Box 443
Toledo, IL 62468
217-849-3336

Flood, Cheryl - Trustee
P. O. Box 443
Toledo, IL 62468

Chambers, Wes - 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

 1980199020002010-Current
Greenup1,2841,9191,1661,238
County11,06210,67011,25311,048
Labor Market005,6495,304

 

Economic Development Amenities

Local GovernmentPRESIDENT / TRUSTEES / VILLAGEMunicipal ZoningNo
Comprehensive PlanYesRevised - 2000County ZoningNo
Subdivision OrdinanceYes10,67011,253Home RuleNo
w/ Design Standards   Public LibraryYes
Emergency 911 SystemYes  Rescue SquadYes
      
Fire Insurance Class7 - in city10 - outside   
      
 Full TimePart TimeVolunteer  
Fire Department0033  
Police Department140  

 

Commercial Services

General Waste DisposalYes
Special Waste DisposalNo 
Machine Shops1Nearest5 MI / 8 KM
Tool & Die0Nearest9 MI / 14 KM
Banks1Assets252,000,000.00
Newspapers1 Weekly  
TV Channels0  
CableYes  

 

Additional Economic Amenities

Competitive Communities InitiativesYesStage 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.


Transportation

Motor Carrier

Highways Serving Community0 - Federal1 - State
Interstates Serving CommunityI-70 (5 Miles) 
Motor Freight Terminals0 
Local Carriers0 
Interstate Carriers0 
Intrastate Carriers0 
Public Transit1 
Package Delivery ServiceYes 
Commercial Bus ServiceNo 

 

Air

Nearest Commercial Airport:University of Illinois - Willard Airport
LocalNoDistance58 Miles93 Km
Nearest Public Airport: Coles County Memorial Airport
LocalNoDistance20 Miles32 Km
Type of SurfaceConcrete   
Longest Runway6,500 ft1,983 Meters   
Runway LightedYesFuel AvailableYes 
Private Storage AvailableYesPrivate MaintenanceYes 
Charter ServiceYes   

Utilities

Water

Water Supplier Village of Toledo
Water Source Well
Gallons
Storage Capacity 250,000
Treatment Capacity 309,000
Average Daily Demand 120,000
Peak Daily Demand 200,000
Excess Capacity 100,000
 

Waste Water Treatment

Sewer Treatment
Process Lagoon System
Gallons
Treatment Capacity 1540,000
Present Load 130,000
Average Daily Demand 410,000
 

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications

Gas Supplier Village of Toledo
Electric Supplier Ameren Illinois
Local Telephone Supplier Frontier
Digital Switching Yes
Fiber Optics Yes

Health Facilities

Nearest Hospital Sarah Bush Lincoln - Mattoon/Charleston
Local Distance17 Miles
ClinicYesSt. Anthony's Memorial 
Number of Doctors1Distance18 Miles
Number of Dentists0  
Emergency MedicalYesDistance17 Miles

Education Facilities (in community)

TypeNumberTeachersEnrollment
Elementary131402
Middle School115301
High School128286
Trade & Technical0  
Community College15329,069
Four Year College0  
University179211,966

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

REMARKS: Lake Land Community College - 15 Miles; Eastern Illinois University - 23 Miles


Employment

Major Employers in the Community - Product / Service

 
Active Unions
Employees
Cumberland County Government
None
70
Bag & Barrier - Mfg/Converter/Distributor
Flexible Packaging, Bags & Materials
None
5
Pyroferric International - Mfg of Iron Powder Magnet Part for Elect IndNone6
First Neighbor Bank, N.A. - Toledo BankingNone27
Gentry Small Engine Repair - Lawn & Garden
Products and Parts
None5
Sarah Bush Linclon Health Systems - Toledo
Medical Clinic
None7
Ervin Equipment - Sales/Leasing of used equipmentNone20

 

Labor Force

Labor Force Summary for Cumberland County Annual Average for Year:  2010
TotalUnemployed 
Labor ForceTotalPercentage
5,62858610.4000%
Total   
EmployedManufacturingNon-ManufacturingAgriculture
5,04216.5000%80.9000%2.6000%

 

Community Union Activity

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

 

Wages Rates

Wage rates for experienced workers in selected occupations working in Econ Dev Reg 7 SE
OccupationEntryTop
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/Hotels2Protestant Churches11
Rooms57Catholic Churches2
Restaurants8Jewish Synagogues0
Capacity/Largest Banquet0Country Clubs0
Public Golf Courses1Health Clubs1
Public Tennis Courts2Public Swimming Pool1
Public Access to Lake/RiverYes / 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
Year2008
Total Property Tax Rates
 Total Sales Tax Rates6.25%
City0.6350%
For Two Previous Years
 Total Utility Tax Rates On: 
County1.6067%
2007
2005
 Electricity0.00%
Schools3.8894%
8.9235
7.5119
 Natural Gas0.00%
Other(s)2.6550%   Telephone0.00%
Total8.7862%   Water0.00%
Remarks: "Other(s)" taxes include: Lake Land Community College, Library District, Road & Bridges, Township & Park District. NATURAL GAS - .024

Location

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


General Remarks: Village of Toledo E-mail: toledoclerk@mchsi.com


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