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Mokena Board of Trustees — Caterpillar dealership deal gets approval

by Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter News, Village

The Village of Mokena Board of Trustees voted 6-0 to approve a series of requests Monday, Jan. 20, to welcome into town a dealership for heavy equipment used by Caterpillar.

As part of the vote for Altorfer Cat — a...

Board of Trustees — Deal for Caterpillar dealership hinges on new economic incentives

by Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter News, Village

The Village of Mokena Board of Trustees may soon approve an increased incentive package to keep a licensed Caterpillar dealership from looking at other towns.

During a work session discussion Jan. 13, the trustees heard from representatives...

Mokena Board of Trustees — Season of giving extends to raises for elected officials

by Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter News, Village

After nearly two decades, Mokena’s elected officials are getting a raise.

The modest increases were approved by a 7-0 vote Dec. 9, with Mayor Frank Fleischer casting the additional ballot.

The changes...