Decatur enterprise plans slots, laundry combo | Native

Decatur enterprise plans slots, laundry combo | Native

DECATUR — Consumers of a deliberate Wash ‘n Win will be capable to blank up in two tactics.

The Decatur Town Council is anticipated to vote Tuesday on an modification to a 2013 tax increment financing settlement with Niemann Meals that may permit for a redevelopment on the Save-a-Lot website online at Grand Street and Illinois 48. 

Niemann proposes changing the grocer’s deli portion right into a Wash ‘n Win, a laundromat and dry cleansing enterprise with a video gaming part.

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The renovation would additionally come with a bar/cocktail living room together with area for a quick meals eating place or espresso store with a drive-thru. 

In a letter to town officers, Niemann Meals CEO Richard Niemann stated the standalone deli has misplaced about $300,000 every year and that “we needed to get a hold of a plan to profitably fill the distance.”

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“Underneath tough inhabitants cases, we’ve got been prepared to stick engaged and reply to the converting wishes locally with further funding,” Niemann wrote. 

The full funding shall be about $1 million, Niemann stated. 

The council authorized the preliminary TIF settlement in 2013, which gave the developer the incremental assets taxes, above what was once already being amassed, in addition to 50% of the gross sales taxes being amassed, to a most of $2.5 million.

To begin with a County Marketplace, the corporate transformed it to a Save-a-Lot grocery store “to extend our attraction with our consumers within the neighborhood” following the closure of within sight Kroger in Fairview Plaza, Niemann stated. 

The council meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday within the council chambers.

Touch Brenden Moore at 217-421-7984. Practice him on Twitter at @brendenmoore13.