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

Date: Thursday, January 17th, 2019

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

When: 7:30 pm

View and download the meeting agenda.

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The Township offices will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Day on January 21st, 2019.

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The Township offices will be closed in observance of New Years Eve on December 31st 2018 & New Years Day on January 1st, 2019.

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On Monday, December 31st, 2018 all township offices will be closed for New Years Eve day, except for the Assessor’s Office. The Assessor’s Office will be open to residents on the last day to file a 2018 assessment appeal.

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DuPage County Receives CRS Rating from FEMA

For the first time, DuPage County earned a rating in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Community Rating System (CRS) program that can save unincorporated residents up to 20 percent on their flood insurance.

The Community Rating System (CRS) program credits government agencies for efforts that go above and […]

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Highway Garage features “Drive Thru” Drop-Off

Downers Grove Township Highway Department, in cooperation with AVA E-Recycling of Addison IL, offers all Township residents recycling for electronics hardware products every third Saturday from 8am to noon at the Highway Garage located at 318 East Quincy Street, Westmont IL 60559. This service is very convenient. […]

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Downers Grove Township houses the Fish Food Pantry within our building. This non-profit organization provides much needed food and clothing and has been in existence for almost 48 years, 32 of those years at the township.

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A host of statistics suggests that American children are experiencing stress at new levels: suicides among adolescents have quadrupled since the 1950s; only 36 percent of 7th graders agreed with the statement “I am happy with my life;” http://www.greatschools.org/gk/articles/how-stress-affects-your-child/
Middle School students are offered stress management lessons by our Life Skills Teachers. For […]

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An AARP Smart Driver Course will be held on Saturday February 11, 2017, 8am – 4pm at the township office. Drivers age 50 or older will learn defensive driving techniques, safe driving strategies, new traffic laws, and rules of the road. Participants will qualify for a discount on their car insurance. Lunch is provided. Call […]

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Since 1985 the Downers Grove Township has been the caretaker of Oak Hill/Oak Crest Cemeteries. Oak Hill and Oak Crest cemeteries are located between Maple Avenue and Howard Street, in unincorporated Downers Grove, and Lisle Township.

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Founded in 1946 and with a current staff of 3350, one of the country’s premier research labs, Argonne National Laboratories, is in Downers Grove Township.

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Downers Grove Township employs Human Services staff and a Case Worker who can provide information, resources, assistance (if qualified), connections, collaborations and education for youth and help for seniors. For more information on our programs, visit our website at www.dgtownship.com or call us at (630) 719.6610.

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Advance Health Care Directives are written, legal instructions that enable you to express how you want to be treated if you are seriously ill and unable to speak for yourself. A Living Will describes the type and extent of medical treatment that you desire for end-of-life medical care. A Durable Power of Attorney for Health […]

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The General Assistance office takes applications for the Low Income Energey Assistance Program (LIHEAP). LIHEAP is a program that helps with heating bills during the winter season. For qualifying households, a one-time payment is made directly to both heating and electricity suppliers. The program cycle runs from September to the end of May each year. […]

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Learning how to frame goals as SMART goals and being willing to adjust them to get SMARTer is an important skill that would help every student get off to a better start and have a better school year, this year and into the future. https://www.edutopia.org/blog/smart-goal-setting-with-students-maurice-elias Life Skills teachers teach middle school students how to […]

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