From the yearly archives: 2018

TOWNSHIP OF DOWNERS GROVE

DIVISION OF HUMAN SERVICES

4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove, IL. 60515

Phone: (630) 719-6610 Fax: (630) 719-6608

GENERAL DESCRIPTION & BACKGROUND:

This is a part time position that coincides with the school calendar (late August – late May).  The life skills teachers focus on the supplemental education of several social-emotional topics […]

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The Township offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Tuesday, July 3rd at noon and Wednesday, July 4th.

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The first spray for mosquitoes for unincorporated DG Township will occur on or about Monday, July 2nd. The Township will be coordinating with as many municipalities as possible to maximize the coverage and effectiveness of the spray.

The West Nile Virus (WVN) is carried by Culex and Aedes species. Morton Grove and Glenview have […]

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Senior Scams and Fraud! Watch this important interview online now!
The Vintage Times television program on DGTV Channel 6, hosts topics of interest for older adults and residents. This month you can watch Part I of our 2-part series on Senior Scams and Fraud. Local businessman, Robert Petranek, is our first guest. Robert has […]

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On Saturday, June 16th a Community Meeting took place at the Woodridge Public Library hosted by State Representative David Olsen. The panel of Assessors included: Downers Grove Township, Gregory Boltz, Lisle Township, John Trowbridge and DuPage Township, Jean Kelly. The following is their presentation on how to understand and appeal your property tax bill.

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

Date: Thursday, June 21st, 2018

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

When: 7:30 pm

View and download the meeting agenda.

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Tom Anderson of Downers Grove announced his resignation from the Senior Advisory Committee Chairmanship, and from the SALT Council. Tom is moving to Florida, where he plans to build his retirement dream home. Tom was appointed by both committees to Chair both the SAC and SALT committees when former Chair Mark Thoman became Township Supervisor […]

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With 29 years of service to residents of Downers Grove Township, Joan Nichols announced her retirement effective June 1, 2018. Joan worked in Human Services wearing many hats; including Dial-a-Ride coordinator, Passport services, RTA passes, and general office administrative work, as well as compiling information and reports for the Senior Advisory Committee and the SALT […]

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Supervisor Mark Thoman checks in: Two long overdue projects off the to-do list.

In August 2016 the Department of Homeland Security did an analysis of the Township building and identified several areas where employee and guest safety, security, and access could be improved. A walk through last year by the DGPD stressed that […]

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The Office of the Attorney General has put out a series of flyers on common scams and important information regarding: the new medicare cards, phone solicitors, charities, grandparent scams, mortgage/reverse mortgage scams, the IRS and more. This valuable and urgent information may save yourself or a loved one time and MONEY! Be informed!
For […]

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The Township of Downers Grove is proud to be a part of the Youth in Crisis Coalition. The Mission of the Coalition is to engage youth, parents, and organizations to reduce suicide attempts and completions and disrupt the journey to suicide. The Youth in Crisis Coalition will achieve this by providing tools, skills, and resources […]

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Downers Grove Township is pleased to announce we are cooperatively working on proactive suicide prevention as a participating stakeholder of the Youth in Crisis Coalition.

According to the CDC, suicide completion rates have surged to a 30-year high in America. As of 2016, the fastest rising age group for suicide completions are adolescents 10-14 […]

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On Saturday morning, May 19, Downers Grove Township held a brief Armed Forces Day ceremony for the over two hundred veterans, stretching back to The War of 1812, at Oak Crest and Oak Hill Township Cemeteries.

The Township Cemetery Foundation honored the veterans resting here with a boulder monument dedicated to the five branches of […]

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The Township offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 28th, 2018.

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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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