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By Denise Freese Dec. 18, 2017
This article appeared in the Suburban Life News SD Edition of December 13-19, 2017
The Downers Grove Township is a local government group that does a terrific job promoting important educational opportunities for students through partnerships and social activities. Recognizing the valuable impact of these opportunities, St. Mary of […]Continue Reading →
Improved workspace lighting saves money!
On November 10th and 11th while offices were closed, Downers Grove Township switched out 35 year old failing fluorescent fixtures to new LED panels all across the main floor. Almost 100 new LED light panels reduce eye strain on employees, and drastically reduce power consumption. Reduced power consumption leads to […]Continue Reading →
On Thursday, September 21, 2017 the DG Township Board of Trustees unanimously approved a Resolution opposing a proposed asphalt batching facility at 9900 S. Rt.83, in the SE corner of unincorporated DG Township. The Resolution can be found here.
Township Supervisor Mark Thoman, who spoke against the proposed facility at the DuPage County ZBA […]Continue Reading →
From Supervisor Mark Thoman: “The Village of Downers Grove revised their Zoning Ordinance and created a new INP-1 class of properties that applies to us. In order to bring our location in line with the new zoning classification, we are voluntarily petitioning the Village to consolidate our five contiguous properties and rezone them to a […]Continue Reading →
Township Supervisor Mark Thoman will accept applicant resumes with cover letters for a Township Trustee vacancy on the Board of Trustees that occurred effective September 1, 2017. Interested residents should mail, email, or drop off a resume and cover letter on or before 4:30pm on Friday September 29, 2017. No applicants will be […]Continue Reading →
On Saturday, September 23th, 2016, from 8:00 am to 11:00 am, the Downers Grove Township S.A.L.T. council (Seniors & Lawmen Together) will hold its Fourth Annual Senior Car Care Safety and Car Fit Clinic.
This event is FREE to older residents of Downers Grove Township. It will be held at the Westmont South Fire Station, […]Continue Reading →
Please join State Rep. David Olsen and Downers Grove Township Assessor Greg Boltz on Saturday, September 9th, from 10am-12pm at the Downers Grove Library. Rep Olsen and Assessor Boltz will be joined by Assessor John Trowbridge from Lisle Township, and Assessor Jean Kelly from DuPage Township, Will County presenting this session. There will also be […]Continue Reading →
Please join State Rep. Patti Bellock and Downers Grove Township Assessor Greg Boltz to learn about the process for determining your property taxes and how to appeal if you are being over-assessed.
Thursday. September 7th
The Community House
415 W. Eighth Street, Hinsdale
Please RSVP by contacting State Rep. Patti […]Continue Reading →
EDWARD P. SMITH age 78 of Shorewood IL, formerly of Newark IL and originally of Downers Grove IL. Edward was employed with Downers Grove Township for 48 […]Continue Reading →
RE: Peer Jury Program
Effective July 25, 2017, the Peer Jury program administered by the Human Services Department of Downers Grove Township has been suspended.
DG Township Supervisor Mark Thoman released the following update:
We are pleased and encouraged to see residents following up on the consensus reached as a direct result of frank discussions […]Continue Reading →
Due to increased trap counts of disease-carrying mosquito Culex species, there will be a mosquito spraying of unincorporated areas on Wednesday July 13 and/or Thursday July 14 depending on the weather. These sprays occur after 9pm, and utilize environmentally safe insecticides that target the disease vector mosquito species. The treatment of unincorporated areas of the […]Continue Reading →
The Township was pleased to participate in State Rep David Olsen’s first Senior Fair event. The majority of House District 81 is in our Township,. Rep. Olsen’s commitment to his senior constituents is commendable.
Township Senior Services Coordinator Hanna Benioff, Trustee Karen Kelly, and Office Manager Joan Nichols handed out information on senior […]Continue Reading →
Unincorporated are residents participating in the Groot refuse service will be entering Year Two of the Township’s three year contract beginning April 1, 2017. February 2016 marked the beginning of the three year contract with Groot Industries Inc. to provide unincorporated residents of Downers Grove Township with competitively priced refuse service. There are four options […]Continue Reading →
Our Life Skills program will be quite busy over the next two months, leading up to the Winter Break at the local schools. We will be visiting and teaching at seven different schools in the area before the end of December.
Eighth Grade Classes O’Neill Middle School – November 9th – 13th ATOD Prevention Clarendon […]Continue Reading →
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