Posts by: Mark Thoman

Elaine Furjanic of Community Adult Day Center, with Supervisor Mark Thoman.

Supervisor Mark Thoman: “We here at the Township were very pleased to be able to use part of our CARES Act funding to help Community Adult Day Center. Like many nonprofits, COVID hammered CADC with unexpected additional costs. Helping them get through 2020 and […]

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We’re looking for YOUR input on how to best utilize our nearly finished Township Multipurpose Senior Center.

Please fill out our 5 minute “senior” survey and let us know how you think the space should be utilized and for what purposes you would attend. Please complete the survey so we can include […]

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Their Facebook post is here.

Hope’s Front Door Executive Director Janelle RObinson with Supervisor Thoman

Hope’s Front Door thanks Downers Grove Township and Mark Thoman, Supervisor, for their support through a CARES Act reimbursement grant to cover some of the 2020 COVID-19 related increases in community services. The $19,900 grant will help Hope’s Front […]

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Alex Harris of Metropolitan Family Services with Supervisor Thoman

Their Facebook post is here.

Thanks to the efforts of Mark Thoman, Supervisor of Downers Grove Township, Family Shelter Service of Metropolitan Family Services DuPage received much needed CARES Act funding support for domestic violence services. We are grateful to be one of the […]

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The Illinois Department of Public Health has put together a SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Planning Guide. You can access this information here:

The IDPH also has a downloadable FAQ on their most up to date information that you can download here:


This information can change, so stay up to date by […]

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We couldn’t say it better ourselves!

Dear Mr. Thoman,

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is pleased to designate the Downers Grove Township, IL Community as a Green Power Community. By collectively switching to renewable, zero-emissions electricity, your community is reducing its carbon footprint, supporting the deployment of cleaner energy alternatives, and demonstrating to residents, peers, and […]

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The Township regrets that, due to a positive COVID case in the building during a meeting in November, until further notice Board of Trustee meetings will be held electronically and will be open to the public via Zoom only. We’ve been very careful all year: we come to work, we go home, we don’t go […]

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

Date: Thursday, November 12th, 2020

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

When: 7:30 pm

View and download the meeting agenda.

Zoom Information:
Board of Trustees Meeting Thursday, November 12th, 7:30 – 8:30pm
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On By

Despite the lousy weather, volunteers came through again and helped deliver 341 five pack boxes of frozen meals, with water, crackers, and fruit cups, to senior residents of Downers grove Township.

The 1,705 meals for October brings out total for the program to just over 10,000 nutritionally balanced meals delivered to our senior residents.

We don’t […]

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Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) are announcing COVID-19 resurgence mitigations will be implemented in Region 7 (Will and Kankakee counties) and Region 8 (Kane and DuPage counties), beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, October 23, 2020. Both regions are seeing a 7-day rolling average test positivity rate of 8 percent […]

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Five Pack Frozen Meals available to seniors citizens 60 or over is on for Thursday October 22nd! This has been a very popular and successful event in cooperation with the DuPage Senior Citizens Council.

REGISTER now through Monday October 19th at Noon. PICK UP is Thursday October 22nd from 9am-11am at the south entrance […]

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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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On By

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!

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