When Charlene Coulombe was front and center of the Montgomery Village Board recently, the update was ready.
The executive director of the Montgomery Economic Development Corporation had this to say.
Outlining the economic development’s office goals, the list included site selection, responding to requests for proposals, assisting the village and businesses with support and resources, maintaining property and land inventory, and increasing economic impact.
During the year, Home Depot is leaving its warehouse on Knell Road. But on the horizon, Car Max is moving to the former Caterpillar parking lot to auction cars and trucks to dealers only.
With the major Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail line, the number of railroad cars is increasing in the Caterpillar Drive area because of Tangent Technologies. All this leads to these benefits to Montgomery.
BBF Metropolitan Sugar, LLC is anticipating a 30,000 square foot addition, and annexation to the village will provide new tax money for future plans. In addition, the Shale Property has four parcels under developer interest that would increase city property tax revenues.
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