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With plans approved by the Village of Downers Grove, the Township Multi-use Senior Center project has been issued a Construction Permit and will begin the active phase of construction ASAP.

Supervisor Mark Thoman notes: “The issuance of the Construction Permit bring years of prep and months of planning, engineering, and design effort to a point […]

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

Date: Thursday, May 21st, 2020

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

When: 7:30 pm

View and download the meeting agenda.

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The Township offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on May 25th, 2020.

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Township offices Closed Memorial Day , Monday May 25th. The FISH Food and Clothing Pantry is normally also closed on this holiday.

HOWEVER, due to the food pantry being open only one day a week during the quarantine, FISH Food Pantry will be open Tuesday May 26th from 9-11am (normal hours) to distribute food to those […]

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It’s on until 11am people. If you signed up drive on by and get your five packs of delicious frozen meals!

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The Township is pleased to announce Groot will once again begin collecting bulk items, construction and demolition debris, white goods and e-waste effective May 11th.   We will continue to ask residents placing out bagged garbage to make sure it is sealed/tie off.

This program is for Groot customers in unincorporated areas of Downers Grove Township.

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Supervisor’s Note: This is an outstanding example of how non-profit organizations reach out to help each other, to help those in need. These two call to actions, for food and funding for the 50 year young FISH Food and Clothing Pantry, provide not only a bridge over troubled waters for our most vulnerable citizens, but […]

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Call4Calm Text Line Established

Call4Calm: The Illinois Department of Human Services’ Mental Health Division has launched a free emotional support text line, Call4Calm, for Illinois residents experiencing stress and mental health issues related to COVID-19. Once a resident sends a text to the hotline, within 24 hours they will receive a call from a counselor […]

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Groot Update 4/7

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In an effort to protect their employees at Groot’s Material Recovery Facility (MRF), and assist the effort to continue to provide curbside recycling, they have produced the following PSA.  As you will see in the attached Groot is asking those households that have the virus to bag their recycling and throw it in with the garbage.  We […]

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UPDATE: The Annual Town Meeting is required by state law. The meeting will remain scheduled unless and until such a time as the Township receives guidance otherwise. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation on this matter.

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Effective Immediately, Monday, 3/23 the following has been sent to all customers in unincorporated Downers Grove Township.

March 22, 2020 Municipal Customers RE: COVID-19 Update

Dear Valued Customers,

In order to protect the health and welfare of our employees along with keeping our customers and public safe, effective March 23, 2020 we […]

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

Date: Thursday, March 19th, 2020

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

When: 7:30 pm

View and download the meeting agenda.

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The following post is also on our Facebook page and our Nextdoor page. DG Township strongly supports finding out the facts and being prepared.

While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the immediate risk to the general American public for contracting the coronavirus remains low, they suggest that now is the […]

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The second year of the Groot refuse contract extension begins April 1, 2020. This program covers single family residences in unincorporated Downers Grove Township only. The planned increases are as indicated here:

The Unlimited Program, which most residents have, will increase 60¢, from $20.16 to $20.76 per month.
The Fixed/Limited Program will increase 55¢ from […]

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