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Please join State Representative DAVID S. OLSEN and Downers Grove Township Assessor Greg Boltz, Lisle Township Assessor John Trowbridge and DuPage Township Assessor Jean Kelly to learn about the process for determining your property taxes and how to appeal if you believe you are being over-assessed.

Because space is limited, RSVPs are appreciated. To RSVP, […]

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FFDFTS is holding its monthly fundraiser at Culver’s on Ogden Avenue in Downers Grove on Thursday, May 24th from 5-8pm. Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS) which is dedicated to supporting Township senior services through information, referral services and collaborative programs, will receive 10% of the sales within that time period. Come for dinner […]

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Attention DGT Residents!!

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On Thursday, May 17th at 6:30pm, Anderson’s Book Shop in Downers Grove is hosting their inaugural event to promote building resiliency in adolescents. The monthly series is dedicated to conversations and support to raising healthy youth and promoting wellness in the Downers Grove community. If you are interested in this event or more on the […]

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Recycle Your Old Cell Phone

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Downers Grove Township will accept your old cell phone. In a program sponsored by the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office, old cell phones will be recycled into 911 emergency phones for use by senior citizens and disabled persons. The 911 emergency phones can only be used to contact emergency personnel. Visit our office and deposit the […]

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The Township Board Meeting will be held at the Township office, as follows:

Date: Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Where: Meeting Room – 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove, IL

When: 7:30 pm

View and download the meeting agenda.

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The Vintage Times, a popular televised half-hour segment on topics of interest for older adults has made a comeback on DGTV Channel 6! Watch for the current topics on these channels:

DGTV Channel 6 and AT & T U-verse Channel 99, Wednesdays at 6 pm and Thursdays at 9 am. It’s also on Comcast Public […]

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2017 Tax Bills

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The 2017 tax bills will be mailed Friday, April 27th, 2018 by the DuPage County Treasurer. Tax bill payments are due June 1st & August 31st, 2018.

The assessed values and tax bill amounts listed in the Parcel Search reflect the final 2017 assessments, tax rates and tax bill amounts. Payment deadline to avoid […]

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Our combined Senior Advisory Committee (SAC)/ SALT meeting has been moved from Monday, May 7th to Wednesday, May 9th at 1:30 pm in the Township meeting room at 4340 Prince Street Downers Grove. All are welcome to attend. 

  Cathy Rager Senior Services Coordinator

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The Township Board Meeting will be held at the Township office, as follows:

Date: Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Where: Meeting Room – 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove, IL

When: 7:30 pm

View and download the meeting agenda.

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The DuPage County Board voted unanimously Tuesday to initiate a process to dissolve the North Westmont Fire Protection District. When dissolution is complete, the North Westmont Fire District will be the fifth unit of local government DuPage County dissolved. For full details, please see DuPage County Board’s Press Release.

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Downers Grove Township & Oak Hill / Oak Crest Cemeteries Foundation

Please join us in honoring all those who have served our Country. There will be a dedication of a bronze plaque, donated by the McNeeley Family of Downers Grove, Honoring all branches of the U.S. Military. The Township and the Foundation thank them for […]

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  Who is eligible?

To qualify you must:

establish age, ownership and residency, by applying for the Senior Homestead Exemption (which requires you to be age 65 by December 31st of the assessment year for which the application is made). have a total household income (before deductions) of $55,000 or less for the calendar year […]

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Congratulations to the “Smart Senior Drivers” who completed the AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE on Saturday, March 3rd at the Township! Thanks also to Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS) for their support!

What’s a “smart” driver you ask? Anyone who successfully attends and completes an AARP Smart Driver Course.  Any age can take the […]

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Did you know there are local resources for helping residents complete and file their state and federal taxes?

College of Dupage (COD) is offering free tax service for the 25th year in a row. COD accounting students, guided by faculty, will help with returns. You MUST make an appointment this year!

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Parcel data and values updated on Wednesday, March 21st, 2018.

The 2017 assessments include the Supervisor of Assessments equalization factor of 1.0478. The assessments displayed are the FINAL 2017 ASSESSED VALUES, which include Board of Review decisions, as well as Township, County and State equalization.

The Board of Review will mail the 2017 decision notices […]

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