More accurately, selling Schaumburg down the river. But it seems Schaumburg isn't so easily sold! MSI wants some money back for their re-building.
"Trustee Tom Dailly was particularly skeptical about the employment threshold Motorola must maintain to be eligible for the reimbursement.
Motorola says it plans to keep 1,600 employees on the site, its annual TIF reimbursement would fall to half during any year the number of workers fell below 1,100. And the reimbursement would drop to zero in a year in which the number of employees fell below 650.
Dailly said those margins are too wide for his comfort, and that he would prefer to see Motorola's reimbursement drop by 10 percent for every 100 employees it falls below target.
He said he didn't want Schaumburg to be used and abandoned by Motorola and essentially become another Harvard, "