Senate Passes Bill That Would See Transfer of 94 Acres from SIUC to Carterville for Economic Development

Springfield – A bill headed to the Illinois House would see SIU Carbondale give 94 acres to the city of Carterville to use for economic development. Penned by Senator Dale Fowler, Senate Bill 168 passed through the Senate unanimously. The vacant property would be annexed by the city of Carterville and then donated to the Regional Economic Development Corporation for future business and industrial development. The bill now goes to the House.