Now that construction has commenced on the Foxconn project site, the Village will be convening monthly Foxconn briefing meetings. Meetings will be held the third Monday of every month from 6:00 - 7:30 PM in Ebe Auditorium at Village Hall located at 8811 Campus Drive in Mount Pleasant. The briefings will be an opportunity for interested community members to hear from Village officials and partners about the latest Foxconn-related updates and activities. The first briefing meet
This week, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) approved the City of Racine's application to divert Lake Michigan water to serve the Village of Mount Pleasant and issued responses to comments submitted regarding the application. Click here to view local officials' responses to the approval.
Yesterday, Foxconn and its general contractor, M+W | Gilbane, announced the start of site preparation work for its state-of-the-art, advanced display manufacturing and research and development campus in Racine, Wisconsin. They also announced that 90 percent of the contractors for the initial site work are from Wisconsin, including 10 percent based in Racine. Site work will commence before the weekend, with a formal groundbreaking celebration to be scheduled in the coming mont
First Contracts Awarded; 90 Percent of Initial Site Work Done by Wisconsin Firms, Including 10 Percent by Racine-Based Firms Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) and its general contractor, M+W | Gilbane, today announced the start of site preparation work for its state-of-the-art, advanced display manufacturing and research and development campus in Racine, Wisconsin. They also announced that 90 percent of the contractors for the initial site work are from Wisconsin, including
Less than one year after initial conversations with Foxconn commenced in Washington, D.C., initial site work is set to begin, an incredible achievement and a testament to the extraordinary commitment and collaboration of all levels of government and the leadership of so many of our elected officials.
First Contractors Announced, Equipment Delivered, Formal Groundbreaking Ceremony to Follow Today, less than one year after initial conversations with Foxconn commenced in Washington, D.C., Racine County and Village of Mount Pleasant officials were joined by representatives of M+W | Gilbane as the first excavation equipment was delivered to the future site of Foxconn’s $10 billion Science and Technology Park in Racine County. Site work will commence before the weekend, with a
The following statements were issued today regarding the Department of Natural Resource’s approval of the City of Racine’s straddling community water diversion application for Great Lakes water on behalf of the Village of Mount Pleasant: President David DeGroot, Village of Mount Pleasant: “The diversion request approved today is something the Village of Mount Pleasant has been considering for years as we have explored ways to support broader I-94 corridor development, creatin
Village Board ratified additional voluntary property agreements last night Last night, the Village of Mount Pleasant Board of Trustees approved five additional agreements to purchase property within the Foxconn Project Area. Pending closings, these latest agreements will bring the Village’s property acquisition total to approximately 95 percent of land in Area 1, as well as approximately 2,300 acres, or approximately 80 percent, of the entire Foxconn Project Area (Areas I, II
This week, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and M+W | Gilbane, in partnership with Racine County and the Racine County Economic Development Corporation (RCEDC), held the first of 12 construction information sessions. Approximately 500 individuals representing potential subcontractors, vendors, suppliers and professional service providers attended the April 3 info session in Sturtevant. Speakers from Gilbane, M+W Group and the Department of Administration
Last week, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) held a public hearing on Foxconn air permits for the Foxconn liquid crystal display manufacturing facility proposed for construction in Racine County. If you were unable to attend, you can click here to view the presentation delivered by DNR. You can also click here to view the fact sheet distributed by the DNR. The public commentary period is open until April 16. Written comments may be sent to jonathan.wright@wi