NOTICE OF VILLAGE OF MANHATTAN AND
VILLAGE OF ELWOOD BOUNDARY AGREEMENT
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Village of Manhattan, Illinois, and the Village of Elwood, Illinois, are considering an Intergovernmental Jurisdictional Boundary Line Agreement between the Village of Manhattan and the Village of Elwood (“Boundary Agreement”). The proposed Boundary Agreement establishes the extraterritorial boundaries of each municipality for the purpose of any future annexations between them. The Boundary Agreement also establishes a jurisdictional boundary for the exercise of extraterritorial power over development in unincorporated areas within one and one-half miles of each Village’s respective corporate boundaries. The Boundary Agreement establishes limits beyond which both Villages would agree not to annex. The proposed Boundary Agreement will be effective for 20 years.
The proposed boundary line is depicted on the map attached to the Boundary Agreement, and a draft of said Agreement is currently on file and available for public inspection at each Village’s Hall.
Pursuant to the Illinois Municipal Code (65 ILCS 5/11-12-9), notice is hereby given that:
- The Village Board of the Village of Manhattan will consider the proposed Boundary Agreement at its Village Board meeting on October 4, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. at the Manhattan Village Hall, 260 Market Place, Manhattan, Illinois; and
- The Village Board of the Village of Elwood will consider the proposed Boundary Agreement at its Village Board meeting on October 5, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. at the Elwood Village Hall, 401 East Mississippi Avenue, Elwood, Illinois.
Both of the aforementioned meetings will be open to the public. Each Village Board is expected to take action on the proposed Boundary Agreement at their respective meeting, as set forth above, or else at a subsequent meeting of said Village Board.
The proposed Boundary Agreement is available for public inspection in:
- The Office of the Village Clerk of the Village of Manhattan, 260 Market Place, Manhattan, Illinois; and
- The Office of the Village Clerk of the Village of Elwood, 401 East Mississippi Avenue, Elwood, Illinois.
Any member of the public may inspect the Boundary Agreement at either of the aforementioned locations during regular business hours.
Dated: August 27, 2022