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Kish Gets a Land Right Win in Rockford City Council

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Some of our environmentally rational and foresighted brothers and sisters in Rockford gained a significant win for the Kishwaukee River Water Shed south of Rockford. You know, that beautiful stretch of river from Cherry Valley to the Rock River. I'll let you read to two articles.


News article heading from the Rock River Times - March 25, 2009:


"City reconsidering commercial, industrial zoning along Kishwaukee watershed"


Frank Schier who caught the ears of the elected ones. This man and others turned the tide on industrial development along the Kishwaukee River.





News articile heading from the Rock River Times - April 1, 2009:


"Approximately 1,400 acres in Kishwaukee watershed to remain agricultural and green space...Last-minute budget; Kishwaukee help under way....."




Good things can happen with a voice!

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