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We’re pleased to announce that Chamber 630 will be doing our dedication ceremony on March 19th at 10am. This will be a combination live and on-line event. Posted is a brief walk-through created by our FFDGTS foundation Chair Robert Petranek and Township Supervisor Mark Thoman for Chamber 630.

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Unincorporated residents who are enrolled in Groot refuse services will see their rates increase April 1, 2021. This is a planned increase of the current agreement. 10% discounted Senior Rate continues where indicated.

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We’ve been getting a lot of calls about where and when. We don’t know, we’re waiting just like you.
HOWEVER, the Illinois Department of Public Health finally came up with a list of vaccine locations HERE:

We’ll try and keep this updated. If you know an elderly or non-computer senior […]

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Supervisor Thoman reports:

“In 2018 the Township replaced 112 failing aged fluorescent light fixtures with new state of the art LED panels. That investment reduced our electric bills by about $500/month. With energy rebates and purchasing group price savings, it has already paid for itself. Saving money long term for the taxpayer, and using green technology […]

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Effective today, February 10, 2021, we’ve passed all inspections and have been issued a Temporary Occupancy Permit so we can begin loading in the FISH Pantry and other interior items into 4341 Saratoga, the Township Multi Purpose Senior Center! We still have some interior add-in work to do, like spin up our internet access. Our […]

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It’s been brought to my attention the proposed budgets for Fiscal Year 21/22, while being published in a timely manner and hung as required by statute, are pretty much buried on our website in the post announcing the February Board of Trustees meeting. It’s my intention this post resolve that transparency issue. – Supervisor Thoman


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The Township Board Meeting has been rescheduled back one week and will be held at the Township office, as follows:

Date: Thursday, 02/25/21

Where: Zoom Meeting unless otherwise noted.
We do not anticipate being open at this time, but things could change. If allowed, the regular Meeting Room – 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove, IL […]

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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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At this time the Township Board Meeting will be held on-line via Zoom.

Details as follows:
Date: Thursday, 01/21/21
Where: On-line via Zoom
Meeting Room where it originates: 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove, IL
When: On-line opens at 7:15pm. Meeting begins 7:30 pm.
At this time the meeting is closed […]

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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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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 Board Meeting will be held electronically via Zoom, as follows:

Topic: December Electronic Board of Trustee Meeting
Time: Dec 17, 2020 07:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 860 2002 3668
Passcode: a8Ky3H

Join by phone via Google meet   Phone Number: (US)+1 601-688-3168

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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 Downers Grove Township Republican and Democratic Organizations will hold caucuses on Tuesday December 1, 2020 to nominate and select party candidates for the following offices: Supervisor, Town Clerk, Assessor, Highway Commissioner and four Township Trustees.

The Democratic caucus will be held at Downers Grove Township Democratic Organization Office, 908 Curtiss St, Downers Grove, IL  […]

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