Posts by: Mark Thoman

Tuesday November 3, 2020 has been declared a state holiday. Township offices will be closed Tuesday November 3, 2020 for this declared state holiday.

Sec. 2B-10. Election Day State holiday. Notwithstanding any other provision of State law to the contrary, November 3, 2020 shall be a State holiday known as 2020 General Election Day and […]

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345!

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Our biggest 5 meal freezer pack event yet! We’ve received confirmation we can do it again in October so stay tuned. Since we began this program working with DuPage Senior Citizen Council, we’ve distributed over 6,700 nutritious, balanced meals – each with water, fruit cups, and crackers. We love our seniors who sign up for […]

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We’ve gotten more than a few phone calls regarding letters that are landing this week regarding the Green Energy Program. The letters give the accurate info, and the question is: Is this legit?

YES, this is for real.

The Board of Trustees unanimously agreed to try this new program for two […]

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Local magazine Downers Grove published an informative article about our cemeteries.

These had fallen into neglect. Former Supervisor Frank Wurster made the commitment to clear the overgrown bushes and garbage trees, fix the headstones, and begin regular maintenance.

Our many thanks for spreading the word on this Township asset!

https://issuu.com/downersgrovemagazine/docs/dgm_september2020/38

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The 9/17 meeting will be available on Zoom. The meeting starts at 7:30.
If you have a public comment, you may email it to me at mark.thoman@dgtownship.com and I’ll read it into the public comment portion of the meeting. Keep any comments to three minutes or less.

Join Zoom Meeting Thursday 9/17. Meeting starts at 7:30pm
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Out Annual Car Care Checkup Clinic for vehicles has been scrubbed for this year due to COVID concerns for both attendees and volunteers. We’re understanding yet disappointed it’s come to this, but we’ll be back with this very popular event next year!

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An 8-day blood drive is being coordinated at multiple locations across DuPage County from 9/20 to 9/27.  Those interested are requested to follow the instructions on the website and schedule a donation appointment at one of the locations listed:

Sunday, 9/20, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm:  Addison Township Office Event […]

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Bird’s Eye View

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Every so often our friend and senior supporter Robert Petranek stops by with his drone and snaps off some aerial views of the Township Center for us.

We’ll be working on pouring the finish coat of the floor this week, if the rain lets us, and then on to the exterior walls next week. We’ve […]

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Five Pack Frozen Meals available to seniors citizens 60 or over is on for Thursday September 24th! This has been a very popular and successful event in cooperation with the DuPage Senior Citizens Council.

REGISTER now through Monday September 21st at Noon. PICK UP is Thursday September 24th from 9am-11am at the south entrance to the Township […]

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305!

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Here at Downers Grove Township, on the way to 305 seniors receiving five packs of frozen dinners, with water, fruit, crackers, and our thanks for participating! DuPage Senior Citizens Council has already green lighted a September pick up, and we’ll have the dates and details up as soon as we can!

The crane in the background […]

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The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) has determined that certain customers who were subject to an electric service outage that lasted four hours or more may be eligible to file a claim to be reimbursed for any actual damages that resulted.

The filing of a claim does not mean it will meet the criteria required for reimbursement. […]

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Limited passport service will resume Monday, August 17th, by appointment only, and on a trial basis.

You must call ahead for a Passport appointment at 630-719-6610. No walk-ins are allowed.No priority services are available.Clients will have temperature taken and will answer a brief list of questions regarding current health before entering the building. Clients MUST […]

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Name Needed for Fox

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Frankie?

We don’t know if it’s male or female, but it doesn’t appear to be leaving, it’s hanging around. Maybe not coincidentally, we haven’t seen a single field mouse since the fox showed up.

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As seen from SW corner by Saratoga and Sherman, looking NE. Starting to come into focus, with a brick facia that better matches the existing building.

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Friends for Downers grove Township Seniors Board Chair Robert Petranek sent over some drone shots of the project so far. This week, most of the steel supporting the first floor is installed, Next week the prestressed concrete panels arrive for installation of the ground level subfloor, foundation insulation goes in, and the big hole gets […]

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