New Enterprise Zone Approved
December 11, 2019
The Northwest Illinois Enterprise Zone, serving all of Stephenson and Jo Daviess Counties will begin on January 1, 2020. Ron Kane, Zone Administrator made the announcement Monday.
Kane stated, “We are fortunate to be granted one of the new 97 zones in Illinois. Our current zone will expire the end of 2019 and competing for new approval was not easy or assured”.
Kane credited the Greater Freeport Partnership for the successful application. The Partnership worked for more than 18 months preparing the application, working closely with the City of Freeport and Stephenson County. The final...