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All solicitors must register
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A fee of $50/day, $250/month and $750/year is charged per person.” License Permit Application

Garage Sale Application Form

CITY OF MENDOTA
800 Washington Street
Mendota, IL 61342
815.539.7459

MENDOTA ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Wage Rates
Wage rates for experienced workers in selected occupations working in the EDR 6 NORTHWEST

Occupation Entry Top Occupation Entry Top
Accountant/Auditor $ 17.04 $ 32.12 Maint. Mechanic $ 11.34 $ 21.81
Assembler-Electronic $ 9.97 $ 12.80 Office Clerk $ 8.47 $ 13.42
Assembler- Prod. $8.40 $ 13.78 Secretary $ 9.49 $ 14.68
Computer Operator $ 11.19 $ 21.22 Sheet Metal Worker $12.20 $ 25.46
Computer Prog $ 20.66 $ 34.27 Ship-Recving Clerk $ 10.32 $ 17.34
Data Entry Operator $ 8.82 $ 12.18 Systems Analyst $21.71 $ 41.79
Drill/Punch Press $ 11.01 $ 16.00 Technician $16.04 $ 25.34
Engineer $ 23.96 $ 43.13 Tool & Die Maker $ 17.06 $ 24.98
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner $ 8.44 $ 12.47 Warehouse Worker $ 12.41 $ 18.22
Laborer $ 11.87 $ 23.10 Welder $ 13.13 $ 2.0.17
Machinist $ 12.35 $ 20.85 Word Processor $10.23 $ 14.55

emarks WAGE RATES 3RD QUARTER 2009 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY WEB SITE AT http://lmi.ides.state.il.us/wagedata/wage.htm.

Mendota Unemployment Rate
Mendota has an unemployment rate of 13.10%, compared the national average of 9.5%.

Travel Time
Distance and travel time for goods in transit to selected major cities

City
Highway
Miles
Days by
Rail
Days by
Truck
Atlanta 710 3 2
Chicago 81 1 1
Cleveland 420 3 1
Dallas 850 2 2
Denver 930 2 2
Detroit 356 3 1
Kansas City 414 1 1
Los Angeles 1948 3 4
Memphis 480 2 1
Minneapolis 382 2 1
New Orleans 820 2 2
New York 925 4 2
St. Louis 235 2 1
Seattle 2060 5 4

Railroad(s)
Burlington Northern         Switching 5 Days/Week

Daily Amtrak Service
ILLINOIS ZEPHYR, SOUTHWEST CHIEF & CARL SANDBURG.

Education Facilities (in community)

Type Number Teachers Enrollment
Elementary 3 44 892
Junior High 1 42 409
High School 1 46 604
Trade & Technical 0 0 0
Community College 0 0 0
Four-Yr College 0 0 0
University 0 0 0

4 YEAR COLLEGE-NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY - 45 MILES. ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE LOCATED IN OGLESBY - 20 MILES.

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for LASALLE COUNTY Annual Average for Year 2010

Total Labor Force 60,380
Unemployed 7,880
Percentage 13.1%
Total Employed 52,500
Manufacturing 17.8%
Non-Manufacturing 81.4%
Agriculture 0.8%

 

Community Facilities (Available within 10 miles)

Motels/Hotels 2
Number of Rooms 110
Restaurants 19
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room 500
Public Golf Courses 1
Country Clubs 1
Health Clubs 2
Public Tennis Courts 8
Public Swimming Pools 1
Public Access to Lake/River Yes
Protestant Churches 13
Catholic Churches 1
Jewish Synagogues 0

SUMMER RECREATION PROGRAMS, MENDOTA CIVIC CTR WITH MEETING ROOMS AND BANQUET FACILITIES. ONE BED AND BREAKFAST FACILITY ALSO AVAILABLE. CLOSE TO ILLINOIS RIVER, STARVED ROCK & MATTHIESSEN STATE PARKS.

Tax Structure

Property tax rates per $100 assessed valuation. Valuation is 33.3% of real property except in Cook County where commercial property is assessed at 10% and industrial property is assessed at 25%.

Property Tax Rates 2014
City 2.23691%
County 1.00885%
School 5.86552%
Others .85473%
Total 9.96601%
 
Total Sales Tax Rates 6.5%
Utility Taxes
Electricity 5%
Natural Gas 5%
Telephone 5%
Water 0%

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