All posts tagged "Sean Michels"

  • Sugar Grove considering Route 47 name change

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday discussed the process of changing the name of the stretch of Route 47 in Sugar Grove to “Sugar Grove Parkway.” The Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of Sugar Grove originally...

    • Posted August 8, 2014
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  • Sugar Grove discusses General Fund

    SUGAR GROVE—After several months of a harsh winter, the Sugar Grove Village Board has found that it’s over the estimated budget for several departments, including Public Works department, Streets, and Building and Maintenance departments. The Village Board...

    • Posted March 7, 2014
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    Preparation begins for the International Crown

    SUGAR GROVE—The International Crown, expected to be one of the LPGA’s largest events, will take place in summer 2016 at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, and the Sugar Grove Village Board is ready to do what...

    • Posted January 23, 2014
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  • New sports bar to move into former Runway to Galway facility

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday approved a 2013-14 liquor license application for Round Up Sports Bar & Grill. The restaurant will move into the building that previously housed Runway to Galway, located at 1942...

    • Posted January 10, 2014
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  • Sugar Grove sets its hopes high for 2014

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board’s plans and projects for 2014 could warrant huge economic growth in future years. The board will continue to lead a hotel feasibility study in 2014, originally initiated in 2013. The citizen...

    • Posted January 1, 2014
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  • SG Village Board reflects on 2013 accomplishments

    by Natalie Juns SUGAR GROVE—When Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels reflects on the village’s 2013, he thinks of the accomplishments and progress the Village Board made this year. Progress with the Route 47/I-88 interchange and Dugan/Route...

    • Posted December 29, 2013
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  • SG Citizen Survey yields encouraging results

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday discussed the results of the village’s 2013 Citizen Survey. Results from the survey were generally positive, though residents reported dissatisfaction with economic development and cable TV. The cable TV...

    • Posted December 20, 2013
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  • SG Village Board approves 2013 proposed tax levy

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday passed the proposed 2.4 percent increase for the 2013 Tax Levy with five yes votes, and two no votes from trustees Sean Herron and Kevin Geary. Sugar Grove will...

    • Posted December 6, 2013
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    SG board discusses potential turnabout

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday discussed the possibility of placing a two-lane turnabout that would connect Route 30, Granart Road and Bucktail Lane. Tim Sjogren from TADI, Inc., and Tony Simmons from HR Green,...

    • Posted November 22, 2013
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  • Levy increase?

    SG Village Board announces proposed 2013 Property Tax Levy SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday announced the village’s proposed 2013 Property Tax Levy. Village President Sean Michels said that the village is considering raising the...

    • Posted November 8, 2013
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  • Sugar Grove conducting hotel feasibility study

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Community Development Director Richard Young and Village President Sean Michels announced on Tuesday that they are in the process of implementing a hotel feasibility study. They said they are looking to share the cost...

    • Posted November 8, 2013
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  • Proposed Ace Hardware location scheduled to open in SG next spring

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday discussed the proposed Ace Hardware store that will be located on the corner of Capitol Road and Galena Road. The store will feature an outdoor selling area for seasonal...

    • Posted October 18, 2013
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  • SGVB discusses incoming American Heartland Bank

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday discussed the new American Heartland Bank that will be located at Route 47 and Wheeler Road. A minor PUD amendment was required since the applicant, American Heartland Bancshares, Inc.,...

    • Posted September 5, 2013
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  • SG Village Board approves intergovernmental agreement with IDOT

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted to authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Illinois Department of Transportation. This agreement is subject to attorney review but would essentially be an improvement project for Dugan and...

    • Posted August 23, 2013
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    Rollins takes over as SG police chief

    SUGAR GROVE—Interim Police Chief Ron Moser on Monday handed over the reins of the Sugar Grove Police Department to his successor, Patrick Rollins, who took over as the department’s new chief of police. Rollins has spent the...

    • Posted July 12, 2013
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  • Sugar Grove recognized for financial reporting

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board at its July 16 meeting received a Certificate of Achievement in Excellence for Financial Report from the Government Finance Officers Association. This is the 12th year Sugar Grove has received the...

    • Posted July 12, 2013
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  • SG board honors 2 residents

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday gave proclamations of appreciation to residents Stan Schumacher and Lil Adams for their community service. President Sean Michels read the proclamations, which gave an overview of their volunteer work....

    • Posted June 21, 2013
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  • Mallard Point still an issue of contention for Geary

    SUGAR GROVE—Long-simmering tensions between Village President Sean Michels and his challenger, trustee Kevin Geary, spilled into public view just weeks prior to the April 9 election for Village President.

    • Posted April 5, 2013
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  • Update given regarding Settler’s Ridge bond case

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village Attorney Steve Andersson on March 19 provided a legal update to the Village Board regarding the court case against the developer of the Settler’s Ridge subdivision.

    • Posted March 30, 2013
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  • Local Eagle Scout recognized at Sugar Grove meeting

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village Board trustees on March 19 recognized Eagle Scout David Chandler Barnhart with an official proclamation.

    • Posted March 30, 2013
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