Illinois

It looks like Amazon has much bigger plans for the Wichita area than one warehouse

The news that Amazon is bringing a 140,000-square-foot warehouse to Wichita was big, but the company apparently has some much bigger news to come in Park City, which may include Neodesha’s AgEagle Aerial Systems. No one is talking yet, particularly Park City officials, but there’s a warehouse — with more than 1 million square feet on the main floor and ...

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RCS board concerned over cost of FOIA requests

RANTOUL — The Rantoul City Schools board expressed concern over the costs incurred by the district over Freedom of Information Act information requests. Superintendent Michelle Ramage said one request alone cost the district $2,800 to comply with. Two others cost $1,400 apiece.  Ramage said she believes the district “needs to be transparent to the community in what it’s costing us.” ...

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Illinois State Board seeks investment consultant

Illinois State Board of Investment, Chicago, will launch a search for a general investment consultant on June 1. The board, which oversees $19 billion in defined benefit plan assets, will issue an RFP because of state legislation and board policy that mandates an RFP process every five years, said Johara Farhadieh, executive director and chief investment officer, in an email. ...

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Mattoon council to act on water plant bid, more business grants

MATTOON — A bid for work involving a transformer at the city water treatment plant and coronavirus-relief grants for several businesses go to the Mattoon City Council this week. A vote to award a contract for the water treatment plant work is on the agenda for the council’s regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday while the business grants will be addressed ...

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