From the monthly archives: March 2019

Moving to the Future

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In 2018 DG Township Supervisor Mark Thoman worked with the Village of Downers Grove to align Township properties in Downers Grove with the Village Zoning Ordinance. Supervisor Thoman petitioned for all parcels to be consolidated and rezoned to a single INP-1 — small institutional — parcel. Downers Grove Township does not have the built-out space […]

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Supervisor Thoman reports in: “I was very pleased Jaci and I were invited to attend Family Shelter Service’s Open House Monday night, where they announced a new partnership with Metropolitan Family Services. These two charitable groups that focus on helping survivors of domestic violence have exceptional synergy, and the two joining forces will be more […]

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Supervisor Thoman: “I live in the Village of Downers Grove. Here’s my property tax bill and how it breaks out. I don’t pay 7,000 taxing bodies, I have thirteen on my bill.  Take a look at the pie chart. That little slice at the top? Springfield keeps shouting for you to believe that’s where all […]

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The 2nd installment in Downers Grove Township’s Senior Survival Series “Spring Cleaning” brought local residents out to get information on 2 special topics: Estate Planning and Health & Wellness. It’s never too soon to start thinking about the future and how we can prepare to get there… whether for ourselves or a loved one!

Eileen […]

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PRC’s English for Health

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Local residents, who do not speak English as their native language, have a unique opportunity. Learn how to speak the LANGUAGE of health and talk to your doctors about medicine, family health services, healthy food, medical concerns and emergency situations… even about making appointments.

Sign-up for this FREE class at Peoples Resource Center (PRC) 104 […]

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Once a year Downers Grove Township and AARP host an eight-hour class on driving and vehicle safety, targeting drivers over 50 years of age (although any age can attend). Upon class completion, students receive a certificate for an insurance discount (discounts may vary, but are mandated under state law).

The Smart Driver Class is also […]

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

Date: Thursday, March 21st, 2019

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

When: 7:30 pm

View and download the meeting agenda.

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In 2011, Wendell Cox analyzed Townships in Illinois and published his findings.

Still true today: small government is good government.

You can read the original report here:  Local Democrarcy and the Townships of Illinois: A Report to the People

You can read the 2016 updated report here: 2016 Updated […]

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to the legal voters, residents of the Township of Downers Grove in the county of DuPage and the
State of Illinois, that the Annual Town Meeting of said Township will take place on:

The Peer Led Life Skills program is making strides in the community. We partnered this year with District 99 for Operation Snowball and Westmont High School’s Take Care Day. Both programs advocate for teen mental health. The partnerships were a great success! Misty Boyd, our Prevention and Life Skills Coordinator created a workshop that […]

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