Sugar Grove, Aurora townships approve intergovernmental agreement

By on July 25, 2014

SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove and Aurora townships recently approved an intergovernmental agreement to bring transportation services for seniors and disabled persons in Sugar Grove Township.

The new agreement went into effect on July 1, and allows seniors, ages 65 and up, or disabled residents to schedule rides for medical appointments only on Tuesdays and Thursdays between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Interested persons need to register at the Aurora Township office, 80 N. Broadway in Aurora, prior to scheduling a ride. The fee is $4 per ride within a 10-mile radius, and a companion may ride along for free.

According to Sugar Grove Township Supervisor Tom Rowe, the new agreement extends transportation services for seniors and the disabled to Copley Hospital on the east, Delnor Hospital to the north, Dugan Road on the west, and Route 30 to the south.

If you would like more information about this topic, contact Sugar Grove Township at (630) 466-4283 or Aurora Township at (630) 897-8777.