In 1992, the first anchor retailers opened to the public. They were Sam’s Warehouse, Walmart, Kohl’s, Office Max, and Fashion Bug. The Quarry has been expanding nicely with the addition of Target, Applebee’s Ultra 3 and Pep Boyd along with a myriad of smaller retailers.
In 1992, Celozzi-Ettleson Cadillac began selling upscale automobiles to the general public. In the Fall of 1995, the Village welcomed Continental Chevrolet which is expected to greatly increase sales tax revenues, create more jobs and increase the equalized assessed valuation of the Redevelopment Project Area.
The Republic Bank opened their new building in the Spring of 1996. 600 new jobs resulted from the construction of the Quarry and the assessed valuation of the property increased from $10, 813, 145 to almost $40 million dollars!
Renovation of the historic, Old Fire Station is complete. In January of 1995 the Village Board of Trustees began holding monthly activities.
Continued upgrade of the Public Works Department providing the highest degree of service to our residents and businesses.