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In 2016 there were a total of 58,557 parcels in Downers Grove Township. 57,321 were locally assessed parcels and 1,236 were non-homestead exemption parcels. If you have questions, you can contact our Assessor’s Office at (630) 719-6630.

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Children are out of school about 20-25 hours per week while most parents are at work- this is often called the “after school gap.” Self care and boredom will increase the likelihood that children will experiment with drugs and alcohol by 50%! (afterschoolalliance.org)

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Dial-A-Ride provides transportation to residents of Downers Grove Township who are over age 65 or disabled. It is a curb-to-curb transportation program within township boundaries, provided Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. A fare of $3.00 for each one-way trip is paid on the bus. It is necessary to register and reserve […]

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The DuPage County Treasurer’s website has a section that allows you to print a duplicate tax bill by providing the parcel number of your property. Visit their website at: www.dupageco.org/treasurer and click on “Duplicate Tax Bill”.

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One in four households in the United States care for a loved one aged 50 or older. While family caregivers often enjoy caring for a loved one, they also may have high stress levels, health problems and financial uncertainties. DuPage County Senior Services has a Familly Caregiver Resource Center that provides information and assistance, respite […]

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Do you plan on traveling outside of the country and need a passport? You can come to the Supervisor’s Office at Downers Grove Township to apply for passports and take your passport photo.   Hours for this service are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you have questions, call the Supervisor’s Office at […]

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On Saturday, May 13th, at 10:00am, family, friends, and the public are invited to witness the swearing in of our newly elected Township officials at the Township Board Room, 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove, IL 60515. No Township business will be discussed at this time.

Mark Thoman
Supervisor

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The DuPage County 2016 Real Estate Tax Bills, payable in 2017, were mailed on April 28, 2017. The first installment is due on June 1, 2017 and the second installment is due on September 1, 2017. Visit the DuPage County Treasurer’s website for more information at: www.dupageco.org/treasurer.

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Downers Grove Township residents are invited to come and see the office, meet the Township elected officials and office staff, ask questions and/or bring up their concerns. The Highway Department will have some of the highway equipment used to maintain the roads in the unincorporated areas on display.

When: May 20th, 2017
Time: 11 […]

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Teens who have frequent family dinners (at least 5-7X per week), are more likely to say parents know what’s really going on in their lives, have excellent relationships with their parents and are less likely to be highly stressed. (CASA Columbia White Paper; “The Importance of Family dinners VIII”- 2012)

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Townships are mandated to provide General Assistance. This is a financial aid program for those who are not qualified for categorical assistance (state or federally funded aid). The primary goal of Township General Assistance is to get people back into employment. For more information about this program, contact our Case Manager at (630) 719-6610.

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It takes our crew 4 hours to plow our unincorporated streets 1 time, making 2 passes during a snow storm. If you have questions, please contact our Highway Department at (630) 719-6625.

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In 1835, Dexter Stanley, son of John Stanley, bought a large acreage of land at Belmont and Maple. On this land is where “Oak Hill” got its start. The first burial there on the Stanley Cemetery was Luther Farrar, son-in-law of Dexter Stanley, husband of Emaline Stanley Farrar back in 1836. If you have questions, […]

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The Downers Grove Township Annual Town Meeting (ATM) will take place on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 7:30 p.m., doors open 6:15 p.m. advance check-in required at Ashyana Banquets, 1620 75th Street, Downers Grove, Illinois 60516 for the transaction of business of the Township. Legal notice and publication of ATM agenda will be made after […]

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The Downers Grove Township Assessors Office in 2015 we received 1,602 assessment appeals due to the general assessment year. In a general assessment year, each of our 58,000 parcels are reevaluated. In 2014 the number of appeals filed was 786. If you have questions, please contact our Assessor’s Office at (630) 719-6630.

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