Posts by: Mark Thoman

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 […]

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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
Kettering Hall
The Community House
415 W. Eighth Street, Hinsdale

Please RSVP by contacting State Rep. Patti […]

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EDWARD P. SMITH

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With sadness and our condolences to his immediate and extended family, we regret to inform you on the passing of a good friend and dedicated public servant.

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 […]

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Peer Jury Program Update

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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 […]

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Mosquito Spraying

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Helpful Links

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Up-to-date information and resources on parenting, drug and violence prevention, and mental health services for youth and families.

Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (DASA) Illinois Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Association (IADDA) National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) […]

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Our year is off to a great start! Our school-based life skills programs have begun. The adult-monitored teen-led Westview Hills Middle School program has started its monthly core and booster curriculum sessions. Talented high school youth from our Township have been trained to facilitate the program. Of course, some added benefits for these high school […]

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Agenda

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The following agenda was add to the website.

Agenda – 11/05/09

Click here to see a listing of all the Board Meeting agendas and minutes.

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Hearing Loss

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Hearing Loss and what can be done to help persons who suffer from a hearing loss.

Hearing loss is a prevalent, yet often unrecognized physical ailment. A hearing loss can be very stressful and frustrating – it can cause a person to withdraw socially in order to avoid the embarrassment of not understanding what […]

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Vintage Times – Update

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The Vintage Times is produced by the Township of Downers Grove in cooperation with the Village of Downers Grove. Programs will be shown on Channel 6 in Downers during the entire month, on Mondays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. The following month the program is shown on Comcast Channel 19 on Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. […]

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Minutes

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The following minutes were add to the website.

Minutes – 10/01/09

Click here to see a listing of all the Board Meeting agendas and minutes.

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GrandFriendships

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What are GrandFriendships?

GrandFriendships are “comfortable two-way connections between children and trustworthy related or non-related seniors who live near one another.” The most time-honored examples of these connections are those between caring grandparents and grandchildren. However, in today’s fragmented society, additional GrandFriendships are much needed by both generations” according to Helene Block Fields, intergenerational […]

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