The overwhelming majority of people who called into the meeting were vehemently opposed to the NorthPoint project. The vast majority of opponents said they lived in the Elwood and Manhattan area. Few people who spoke against the project identified themselves as being current city of Joliet residents. Monday's virtual public hearing began around p.
The city council agreed to reconvene the public hearing at 9 a. Corporation counsel Marty Shanahan announced that he would all of the remaining people who ed up to speak that the meeting would at 9 a.
At Monday's meeting, Mayor Bob O'Dekirk announced that people notified City Hall of their intentions to call into the public hearing to speak about the NorthPoint development. Callers get four minutes to speak for or against the project.
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When someone passed the four-minute mark, a noise went off and city officials disconnected the caller from the meeting. O'Dekirk then informed the next caller waiting on hold that it's now their turn to speak. She informed her followers that only five Joliet residents called into Monday's meeting and of those who did, three were in favor of NorthPoint's business park.
All the comments were mostly from people who don't even live in the city of Joliet," one of Spieler's social media followers responded back. The meeting s at 9 a. A total of people have ed up to call into the Joliet City Council public hearing on the NorthPoint project. Image via City of Joliet.
Citizens who are unable to attend the meeting can comments in advance.
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Only about a half-dozen of Monday's callers identified themselves as proponents of NorthPoint. She said the phone calls were dominated by people from Manhattan and Elwood.
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