Posts under ‘Kenosha Area Business Aliiance’

Effort to create new development agency with local TID revenue dies

An effort in the state legislature to create a new Kenosha and Racine counties economic development agency funded by 1 percent of tax increment district revenue from TIDs in those counties will not be adopted, state Rep. Samantha Kerkman said Wednesday. What killed it was a consensus of municipalities in those counties that the plan […]

Ground broken for first business in Salem Business Park

Salem Business Park welcomed its first tenant Thursday with a ceremony that included representatives from Salem and Kenosha County, Kenosha Area Business Alliance, Milwaukee 7 and Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch. Vonco Products, a packaging company, based in Lake Villa will occupy 10 acres of the 66 usable acres of the business park. Wetlands occupy the […]

KAFASI workshop “Let’s Talk About Medicines” offered Sept. 29 or Oct. 5

The public is invited to attend Let’s Talk about Medicines, a free one-hour educational program by Wisconsin Health Literacy that seeks to provide participating adults and seniors with the appropriate resources, knowledge and strategies to better understand their medications. By focusing on safe and effective medicine use, individuals in this program will gain more familiarity […]

Business park in Salem may get boost from county

A proposed business park along Highway C in Salem could get a boost from a change in a revolving loan fund that will be pitched to the Kenosha County Board Finance Committee on Thursday. The park is proposed for land owned by the town of Salem just east of the Trevor Fire Station (Salem No. 1) […]

Salem hears pitch for KABA business park study

Salem Town Board members were the latest municipality to hear the Kenosha Area Business Alliance’s request for  financial support for a study of where to locate a Western Kenosha County business park. Board members at Monday’s committee of the whole meeting were generally agreeable to spending no more than $3,000 to participate in the study, and talked about […]

Twin Lakes Village Board hears KABA proposal for Western Kenosha County business park

The Kenosha Area Business Alliance is pursuing developing a business park or maybe two — somewhere in Western Kenosha County, a representative of the non-profit economic development corporation told the Twin Lakes Village Board Monday night. Heather Wessling Grosz, KABA vice president of economic development, asked the village to participate in a business park feasibility […]

Twin Lakes’ Allied Plastics among those utilizing KABA funding

KABA’s Revolving Loan Fund program just completed a blockbuster year, granting over $5.3 million in funding to local businesses in 2011 including Allied Plastics, located in Twin Lakes. The program makes low-interest loans available to businesses throughout Kenosha County, stimulating business growth and expansion and encouraging private investment and economic development. It was the second-best […]

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