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FISHER VILLAGE OFFICE | 100 E. School St. | FISHER, IL 61843
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Residents/Workforce

General Information

Primary 
County CHAMPAIGN 
POPULATION 198019902000Current
City1,5721,5611,647 1,647
County 168,392173,025179,669179,669
Labor Market 86,14590,96699,387105,980

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
Local GovernmentMAYOR/COUNCIL/VILLAGE
Municipal ZoningYES
Comprehensive PlanYESRev. 1997
County ZoningYES
Subdivision OrdinanceYES
Home RuleNO
w/ Design Standards
Public LibraryNO
Emergency 911 SystemYES
Rescue SquadYESin city 1
Transport AmbulanceNODistance 10 MI
Fire Insurance Class7

Full Time
Part Time
Volunteer
Fire Department
0
0
25
Police Department
2
2
0

Commercial Services
General Waste DisposalYES
Special Waste DisposalNO
Radio Stations0
TV Channels35
CableYES
Newspapers0 Daily1 Weekly
Machine Shops3
Tool & Die2
Banks1Assets $45,000,000
Savings and Loans0Assets $0

Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities InitiativesNO
Stages0
Foreign Trade ZoneNO
Enterprise ZoneNO
Tax Increment Financing District YES
Remarks

Transportation

Motor Carrier
Highways Serving Community1 Federal0 State
Interstates Serving CommunityNONE
Nearest Interchange NODistance 9 MI/14 KM
Motor Freight Terminals0
Local Carriers0
Interstate Carriers0
Intrastate Carriers0
Package Delivery Service YES
Commercial Bus ServiceNO


Air
Nearest Commercial AirportNOT SPECIFIED
Local NO Distance 16 MI/26 KM
Commercial Airlines5Flights per day = 30
Nearest Public Airport UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD AIRPORT
LocalNO
Type of SurfaceConcrete
Longest Runway8,100 FT2,430 M
Runway LightedYES
Fuel AvailableYES
Charter Service AvailableYES
Pvt Storage AvailableYES
Pvt Maintenance AvailableYES


Water
City Adjoins Navigable WaterNO
Name of WaterwayNONE
Public BargeNO
Private BargeNO
Channel Depth0 FT0 M
Length Of Season0 Months
Public Dock LocalNODistance 30 MI/48 KM


Travel Time
(distance and travel time for goods in transit to selected major cities)
City
Atlanta6611,058 32
Chicago13020821
Dallas 8001,28032
Denver1,0001,60032
Detroit39863631
Kansas City39663321
Los Angeles1,9003,04054
Memphis 39463021
Minneapolis 51882831
New Orleans 7151,14422
New York8121,29952
St. Louis16526421
Seattle2,0003,20064


Railroad(s)Frequency of Switching
Piggyback ServiceNODistance 20 MI/32 KM
Container ServiceNONEDistance 0 MI/0 KM
Public BargeNO
Private BargeNO
Channel Depth0 FT0 M
Length Of Season0 Months
Public Dock LocalNODistance 30 MI/48 KM
Remarks

Utilities

Water
Water SupplierMUNICIPAL
Water Source WELL
Gallons/Day
Liters/Day
Storage Capacity
130,000
494,000
Treatment Capacity
240,000
912,000
Average Daily Demand
150,000
570,000
Peak Daily Demand
240,000
912,000
Excess Capacity
0
0


Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant ProcessSECONDARY
Water Source WELL
Gallons/Day
Liters/Day
Treatment Capacity
200,000
760,000
Present Load
140,000
532,000
Excess Capacity
60,000
228,000


Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
Gas Supplier
NICOR GAS
Electric Supplier
AMEREN/CIPS
Local Telephone Supplier
VERIZON
Digital SwitchingNO
Fiber OpticsNO
Long Distances CarriersVERIZON

Remarks

Health Facilities

Number of Hospitals in Community0
Total Number of Beds0
If No Hospital, Dist to NearestDistance 12 MI/19 KM
ClinicNO
Doctors in Community 1
Dentists in Community0
Emergency Medical Treatment NO - Distance 12 MI/19 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)

Type
Number
Teahcers
Enrollment
Elementary
1
24
317
Junior High
1
6
95
High School
1
19
191
Trade & Technical
0
3
0
Community College
0
0
0
Four-Yr College
0
0
0
University
0
0
0
Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 20.40
Remarks
2009-10 SCHOOL YEAR. JUNIOR HIGH AND HIGH ARE COMBINED. TRADE & TECH INSTRUCTORS ARE PART OF HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULUM.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community
Employer
Product/Service
Employees
VESUVIUS/FLO CON
METAL WORKS
230 NON-UNION
DESIGN & MFG.
TOOL & DIE
45 NON-UNION


Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for CHAMPAIGN/URB./RANTOUL MSA
Annual Average for Year 2008
Total Labor Force
105,980
Unemployed
6,037
Percentage
5.70%
Total Employed
99,943
Manufacturing
18.90%
Non-Manufacturing
80.10%
Agriculture
1.00%


Community Union Activity
Annual Average for Year 2008
Labor Relations Board Elections
Number in Last 5 Years
0
Number won by union
0
Number won by company
0
Work stoppage occurrences within last 5 years
0
Number of employees involved
0


Wage Rates
Wage rates for experienced workers in selected occupations working in the
Occupation
Entry
Top
Accountant/Auditor
$ 18.28
$ 31.82
Maintenance Mechanic
$11.27
$ 19.48
Assembler-Electronic
$ 10.21
$ 14.05
Office Clerk
$7.75
$ 13.64
Assembler-Production
$ 8.62
$ 15.12
Secretary
$ 9.70
$ 15.34
Computer Operator
$ 10.76
$ 20.84
Sheet Metal Worker
$ 12.20
$ 17.52
Computer Programmer
$ 13.44
$ 28.58
Ship-Recving Clerk
$ 10.00
$ 15.08
Data Entry Operator
$ 9.72
$ 14.48
Systems Analyst
$ 23.62
$ 38.62
Drill or Punch Press
$ 9.61
$ 16.24
Engineer
$ 21.43
$ 38.15
Tool & Die Maker
$16.16
$ 21.25
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner
$9.14
$ 15.74
Warehouse Worker
$ 12.21
$17.63
Laborer
$ 10.34
$ 20.53
Welder
$ 12.05
$ 18.42
Machinist
$ 9.42
$ 17.33
Word Processor
$ 10.68
$ 16.74
Remarks

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)
Motels/Hotels
3
Protestant Churches
10
Number of Rooms
150
Catholic Churches
1
Restaurants
8
Jewish Synagogues
0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room
60
Country Clubs
0
Public Golf Courses
1
Health Clubs
0
Public Tennis Courts
2
Public Swimming Pools
1
Public Access to Lake/River
YES
Name of Lake/River
Remarks LAKE OF THE WOODS IS A COUNTY PARK/FOREST
PRESERVE LOCATED 10-12 MILES SOUTH OF FISHER.

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 38% and industrial property is assessed at 36%.


Property Tax Rates
Year 2008
City 0.3136%
Total Property Tax Rates
Total Sales Tax Rate 6.50%
County0.7928%
For Two Previous Years
Utility Tax On
School5.2675%
2007
2004
Electricity0.03%
Other(s)1.6019%
7.9596%
8.1327%
Natural Gas0.03%
Total7.9281%
Telephone0.03%
Water0.00%
Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial
Development Contact
Profile Information
Provided By
Mike Hilber
Water & Wastewater Supt.
Village of Fisher
110 W. Front St., Box 100
Fisher, IL 61843
Phone (217) 897-1180
Fax (217) 897-1623
Mary Wier
Treasurer
Village of Fisher
110 W. Front St., Box 100
Fisher, IL 61843
Phone (217) 897-1180
Fax (217) 897-1623


Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61843
Rep Dist
104
Senate Dist52
Congressional Dist15
Last updated 9/10/2010
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