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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    Election: Sugar Grove Village President

    Incumbent squares off with long-time village trustee Incumbent Sean Michels will face a challenge for his Sugar Grove village president seat from board trustee Kevin Geary.

    • Posted March 28, 2013
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  • Sugar Grove Presidential Candidates debate

    Moderated by Keith Beebe, Editor of the Elburn Herald Filmed Wednesday, February 13 at the Elburn and Countryside Community Center

    • Posted February 22, 2013
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  • Photo: Winter tan

    Couture Tan in Sugar Grove opened in December 2012. On Thursday, they held a ribbon cutting and customer appreciation day at the new business on Route 47.

    • Posted February 15, 2013
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  • LPGA returns to Sugar Grove

    Rich Harvest Farms to host 2016 LPGA International Crown event SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident and businessman Jerry Rich will soon take it up a notch for those who enjoyed the excitement of the Solheim Cup in 2009.

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • Michels kicks off re-election bid with fundraiser

    SUGAR GROVE—A heavy, unseasonable rainstorm wasn’t enough to prevent more than a hundred people from attending Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels’ campaign kickoff fundraiser at Bliss Creek Golf Course’s Pine Room on Jan. 29.

    • Posted February 8, 2013
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  • Geary hosts Town Hall meeting

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove village president candidate Kevin Geary hosted a Town Hall meeting on Jan. 31 in order to meet with village citizens and field their questions and concerns.

    • Posted February 8, 2013
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  • Cadence Health office to open in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE—When the new Cadence Health medical office opens this spring, it’s likely to both improve residents’ quality of life and draw more businesses to the area, Village President Sean Michels said.

    • Posted February 6, 2013
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  • SG Village Board approves temporary use of video gaming machines

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village Hall on Tuesday was host to approximately 55 residents—some local, some from nearby villages—for the Sugar Grove Village Board’s discussion and vote regarding a proposed ordinance to temporarily allow video gaming in the...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • SG Walgreens holds soft opening

    Store will officially open in early January SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels on Tuesday said he’s excited and proud to have Walgreens become a part of the Sugar Grove family.

    • Posted November 16, 2012
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  • Village Board approves Walgreens liquor license

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village Board members on Tuesday voted 5-0 in favor of a 2012-13 liquor license for the Walgreens store located at the corner of Route 47 and Galena Boulevard.

    • Posted October 6, 2012
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  • Prairie Parkway funding pulled

    Money diverted to widen Route 47 ILLINOIS—Citizens Against the Sprawlway members recently gathered at their 11th annual picnic and rally, this time to celebrate the demise of the Prairie Parkway.

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • To game or not to game?

    SUGAR GROVE—So many residents packed Tuesday’s Village Board meeting to debate whether the village should ban video gaming that additional chairs had to be brought in to accommodate the crowd.

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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