The Greenup Village Board, composed of six trustees and a village president, serve as the administrative authority for the Greenup municipal government.
The Village of Greenup employs a police force of 4 full-time officers and is afforded fire protection services through the volunteer efforts of the Greenup Fire Protection District. The Village is currently classified with a fire insurance rating of 5.
Emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day through Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center (a regional hospital) located 24 miles northwest of Greenup, also by St Anthony's Memorial Hospital located 26 miles west in Effingham, Illinois.. The Village’s medical needs are also served through the Greenup Clinic, which provides modern medical diagnostic testing and routine medical care for village residents. Emergency medical ambulance transportation is provided by the Greenup Ambulance Service.
Greenup Village Hall
115 E. Cumberland St.
P.O. Box 246
Greenup, IL 62428
Mayor & Village Trustees
Thomas A. Bauguss
|Co-Superintendents of Utilities
Cell: 217-512-3075 or 217-512-3218 (emergency only)
Greenup, a community strongly tied to the historical and cultural growth of central Illinois, is situated at the heart of the historic National Trail (recently designated a National Scenic Byway).
Greenup features two motels with a total of 59 guest rooms available. The community can accommodate large private social functions with the largest banquet hall having a capacity of 250 persons.
The First Neighbor Bank is capable of assisting in any development projects requiring capital investment. The local, employee owned banking institution has assets in excess of $185,000,000.
The Greenup Press, a locally owned newspaper, is published weekly and features news and sports coverage of interest to area residents.
The Village of Greenup is home to a vibrant religious community with five local churches, including Catholic, Protestant, Baptist, Methodist and other non-denominational Christian faiths.
The Village of Greenup provides a variety of recreational facilities; including a driving range and public parks with tennis and basketball courts. The public also enjoys access to nearby country clubs as well as several area lakes with swimming, boating and water sports. For the avid outdoors person, nearby Fox Ridge and Lincoln Trail State Parks offer camping, hiking, snowmobiling, walking paths and horseback riding. Lincoln Trail Motosports, located on Rt 40 east of Greenup, has weekend motocross racing as well as several weekends of other off-road events.
The Greenup Library, located in downtown Greenup, affords residents with access to the latest multi-media resource materials, computers and technical services.
Lake Land College , located only 20 miles northwest of the Village of Greenup , offers access to high quality, low cost higher education and workforce training programs.
Eastern Illinois University in Charleston (20 miles north-west) provides students access to educational programs leading to bachelor and masters degrees in a variety of academic programs.
General Information Economic Development Amenities
Economic Development Amenities
|Local Government||PRESIDENT / TRUSTEES / VILLAGE||Municipal Zoning||No|
|Comprehensive Plan||Yes||- Rev||County Zoning||No|
|Subdivision Ordinance||Yes||10,670||11,253||Home Rule||No|
|w/ Design Standards||Public Library||Yes|
|Emergency 911 System||Yes||Rescue Squad||Yes|
|Fire Insurance Class||5 - in city||10 - outside|
|Full Time||Part Time||Volunteer|
|General Waste Disposal||Yes|
|Special Waste Disposal||Yes|
|Machine Shops||0||Nearest||5 MI / 8 KM|
|Tool & Die||0||Nearest||9 MI / 14 KM|
Additional Economic Amenities
|Competitive Communities Initiatives||Yes||Stage 3|
Remarks: CCI Stage 3 = County Wide. PARAMEDIC AMBULANCE SERVICE 24 HRS/DAY. INTERNET - DIALUP/WIRELESS.
|Highways Serving Community||1 - Federal||3 - State|
|Interstates Serving Community||I-70|
|Motor Freight Terminals||2|
|Package Delivery Service||Yes|
|Commercial Bus Service||Yes|
|Nearest Commercial Airport:||University of Illinois - Willard Airport|
|Local||No||Distance||60 Miles||94 Km|
|Nearest Public Airport:||Coles County Memorial Airport|
|Local||No||Distance||10 Miles||16 Km|
|Type of Surface||Concrete|
|Longest Runway||6,500 ft||1,983 Meters|
|Runway Lighted||Yes||Fuel Available||Yes|
|Private Storage Available||Yes||Private Maintenance||Yes|
Waste Water Treatment
|Water Supplier||Municipal||Sewer Treatment|
|Storage Capacity||260,000||Treatment Capacity||193,000|
|Treatment Capacity||432,000||Present Load||126,000|
|Average Daily Demand||199,543||Excess Capacity||67,000|
|Peak Daily Demand||27,600|
Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
|Gas Supplier||IL Public Energy Agency|
|Electric Supplier||IL Municipal Electric Agency|
|Local Telephone Supplier||Frontier|
Remarks: Water, Gas, and Electric distribution systems municipally owned and operated.
|Nearest Hospital||Sarah Bush Lincoln - Mattoon/Charleston|
|Clinic||Yes||St. Anthony's Memorial|
|Number of Doctors||1||Distance||26 Miles|
|Number of Dentists||1|
|Emergency Medical||Yes||Distance||24 Miles|
Education Facilities (in community)
|Elementary||1||31||402||ELEMENTARY K-4, JR HIGH 5-8TH, HIGH SCHOOL 9-12TH.
ROSE HULMAN, INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY - TERRE
HAUTE, IND. UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS - CHAMPAIGN,
IL. LAKE LAND COLL - MATTOON OFFERS TRADE COURSES
& CERTIFICATES. EASTERN IL UNIV, CHARLESTON.
|Trade & Technical||0|
|Four Year College||0|
|Latest A.C.T. Composite Score For High School District: 19.2|
Major Employers in the Community - Product / Service
|Quinn Broom Works - Brooms||
|South Central Total Grain Marketing -
Feed Seed Storage
|Cumberland Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center -
Care of Aged/Rehab
|Evapco, Inc. - Cooling Towers||None||252|
|Labor Force Summary for Cumberland County||Annual Average for Year:||2010|
Community Union Activity
Last 5 Years
Won by Company
Won by Union
|Last Year Data Available: 2009||Labor Relations Board Election||
|Work stoppage occurrences within last 5 yrs.:||0||Number of Employees involved:||
Wage rates for experienced workers in selected occupations working in Econ Dev Reg 7 SE
|Assembler - Electronic||$8.80||$12.75||Office Clerk||$8.84||$13.21|
|Assembler - Production||$9.56||$16.49||Secretary||$10.07||$14.37|
|Computer Operator||$13.09||$16.98||Sheet Metal Worker||$13.79||$19.24|
|Computer Programmer||$16.65||$33.89||Shipping/Recving Clerk||$9.89||$15.16|
|Data Entry Operator||$9.82||$14.48||Systems Analyst||$24.96||$41.38|
|Drill or Punch Press||$10.89||$15.21||Technician||$16.27||$25.29|
|Engineer||$24.29||$35.38||Tool & Die Maker||$17.98||$25.97|
|Remarks: WAGE RATES 2nd QTR 2010 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY WEBSITE.|
Community Facilities (available within 10 miles)
|Capacity/Largest Banquet||150||Country Clubs||1|
|Public Golf Courses||0||Health Clubs||0|
|Public Tennis Courts||1||Public Swimming Pool||1|
|Public Access to Lake/River||Yes / Embarras River|
Property tax rates per $100 assessed valuation. Valuation is 33.3% of real property except in Cook County where commercial property is assessed at 10% and industrial property is assessed at 25%.
|Total Property Tax Rates|
Total Property Tax Rates
|Total Sales Tax Rates||7.75%|
For Two Previous Years
|Total Utility Tax Rates On:|
|Remarks: HOTEL/MOTEL TAX 5.00%|
Economic/Industrial Development Contact:
Village of Greenup
P.O. Box 246
Greenup, IL 62428
Zip Codes: 62428
IL Representative District: 110
IL Senate District: 55
U.S. Congressional District: 15
Village Website: www.villageofgreenup.com