HILLCREST — For a long time now, individuals in Hillcrest have expressed concern that the Regional Ready Mix plant is too close to a residential section of town. The plant has been located in Hillcrest for more than seven years now.
Month after month, some residents voiced their concerns at the village board meetings that the plant disrupted their neighborhood. Responsible for both the well-being of the residents and local economy, village president Kim Whalen and trustees have discussed options with Ready Mix representatives for the past several months.
In doing so, the two entities created an annexation agreement that would allow Regional Ready Mix to purchase three acres of land north of Hillcrest, near the intersection of IL Route 251and Lind Road.
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