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$457,631 headed to Bureau County

PERU — Earlier this week, Gov. Pat Quinn announced $3.2 million in Illinois Jobs Now! capital investments to repair municipal, township and county infrastructure in Bureau, DeKalb, Grundy, Kendall and LaSalle counties. The funds are in addition to the annual Motor Fuel Tax revenues these municipalities are scheduled to receive this year.

"These important investments will help municipalities in Bureau, DeKalb, Grundy, Kendall and LaSalle counties as they address their unique local transportation needs," Quinn said. "These Illinois Jobs Now! funds, when added to the Motor Fuel Tax disbursement, mean local communities in this area will see an increase of about 17 percent in resources they need to immediately move forward and address critical needs, create jobs and support economic growth."

The $3.2 million released on Monday is part of the fourth in a series of annual grants that have come to municipalities for local transportation projects under the Illinois Jobs Now! program since 2010. The projects will be selected and managed locally; Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will oversee the projects.

"This installment of capital funds for local transportation projects demonstrates our continued commitment to local governments," IDOT Secretary Ann Schneider said. "These local projects will improve the quality of life for residents, stimulate the economy and address immediate infrastructure needs."

In addition to the Illinois Jobs Now! funds, local governments in Bureau, DeKalb, Grundy, Kendall and LaSalle counties will receive approximately $18.5 million in Motor Fuel Tax funds this year.

Following are the disbursements of the Illinois Jobs Now! funds for the five counties: Bureau, $457,631; DeKalb County, $779,207; Grundy County, $393,091; Kendall County, $639,243; and LaSalle County, $955,010.

The county, municipal and township governments receiving funds are listed below.

Bureau County, $98,735


Arispie Township, $7,268

Berlin Township, $8,628

Bureau Township, $11,136

Clarion Township, $11,864

Concord Township, $10,204

Dover Township, $11,664

Fairfield Township, $9,741

Gold Township, $11,560

Greenville, Township, $11,248

Hall Township, $6,321

Indiantown Township, $10,004

LaMoille Township, $10,209

Leepertown Township, $1,458

Macon Township, $10,261

Manlius Township, $12,966

Milo Township, $12,334

Mineral Township, $10,540

Neponset Township, $10,123

Ohio Township, $14,048

Princeton Township, $9,333

Selby Township, $8,898

Walnut Township, $11,142

Westfield Township, $10,911

Wheatland Township, $4,078

Wyanet Township, $9,460


Arlington, $916

Buda, $2,571

Bureau Junction, $1,598

Cherry, $2,210

Dalzell, $3,114

DePue, $7,999

Dover, $747

Hollowayville, $391

Ladd, $5,702

LaMoille, $3,357

Malden, $1,490

Manlius, $1,542

Mineral, $1,181

Neponset, $2,254

New Bedford, $413

Ohio, $2,345

Princeton, $32,574

Seatonville, $1,316

Sheffield, $4,108

Spring Valley, $23,442

Tiskilwa, $3,418

Walnut, $6,345

Wyanet, $4,464

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