All posts tagged "Sean Michels"
Village discusses gaming license
SUGAR GROVE—Slot machines and video poker are unlikely to come to Sugar Grove anytime soon, despite an application by the American Legion for a state-issued gaming license last Friday.
- Posted August 10, 2012
Michels announces intention to run in 2013
SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels last week announced his intention to run for re-election in 2013.
- Posted August 2, 2012
Jorgensen named 2012 Sugar Grove Citizen of the Year
SUGAR GROVE—Helen Jorgensen is a bit embarrassed by all the attention she’s received ever since Village President Sean Michels named her Sugar Grove’s Citizen of the Year during the Corn Boil opening ceremonies last Friday.
- Posted August 2, 2012
Village welcomes interim police chief
SUGAR GROVE—Interim police chief Ron Moser has been on the job for just a week, but he already has several goals in mind for the Sugar Grove Police Department.
- Posted July 27, 2012
Wine shop proposes opening in Sugar Grove
SUGAR GROVE—A new wine shop may be coming to Sugar Grove, following the Sugar Grove Village Board’s 5-0 approval of a special use permit, a liquor license and several zoning variances for 34 Terry Drive.
- Posted July 21, 2012
Village green lights Mallard Point drainage improvements
SUGAR GROVE—After three years of planning and negotiations, the Mallard Point/Rolling Oaks drainage project received a green light on Tuesday, when the village received a permit from the Army Corps of Engineers and hired contractors to begin...
- Posted July 19, 2012
The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing was held on Friday at Bliss Creek Golf Course.
- Posted July 6, 2012
A speedy opening at Jimmy John’s
A ribbon cutting took place Tuesday at the new Jimmy John's, located at 472 N. Route 47 in Sugar Grove.
- Posted May 3, 2012
Michels’ State of Sugar Grove
Village President cites development, future projects SUGAR GROVE—At his State of the Village of Sugar Grove speech on April 12, Village President Sean Michels discussed recently completed projects, as well as projects he expects will be completed in...
- Posted April 20, 2012
Board approves drainage project easement agreements
Vote keeps Mallard Point project moving forward SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village Board trustees on Tuesday voted 6-0 to approve easement agreements with two landowners in regard to the Mallard Point/Rolling Oaks drainage project.
- Posted April 5, 2012
Signatures hold up Mallard Point easement vote
SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village Board members on Tuesday were slated to vote on easement agreements for the Mallard Point and Rolling Oaks drainage project.
- Posted March 8, 2012
Editorial: Sugar Grove officials, come back to the negotiating table
After years of their basements filling up with water due to stormwater runoff, the residents of the Mallard Point and Rolling Oaks subdivisions could see light at the end of the tunnel.
- Posted January 27, 2012
Down the drain?
Sugar Grove ends Mallard Point drainage negotiations SUGAR GROVE—The solution to the drainage problems in the Mallard Point and Rolling Oaks subdivisions in Sugar Grove just became more complex.
- Posted January 26, 2012
Sugar Grove approves TIF district
District covers 305 acres, compared to 1,800-acre prior proposal SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove's 23-year-long Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district is officially on the clock.
- Posted January 20, 2012
Village Board holds TIF district public hearing
SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday held a public hearing regarding the village's proposal of a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district designation for Sugar Grove Industrial Redevelopment Project Area No. 1.
- Posted January 6, 2012
Growth coming to Sugar Grove
SUGAR GROVE—Keeping up with the flux of retail that set up shop in Sugar Grove last year, the village in 2012 will see some big names established in the village, namely a Walgreens pharmacy and Jimmy John's...
- Posted January 6, 2012
Kaneland John Shields partners with village, Barnes & Noble
Sugar Grove—Barnes and Noble in the Geneva Commons will host a bookfair to support Kaneland John Shields Elementary School from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4.
- Posted November 25, 2011
Village bans sale, possession of synthetic designer drugs
SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board is just saying no … to synthetic alternative drugs.
- Posted October 7, 2011
Sugar Grove TIF District hearing cancelled
SUGAR GROVE—The village of Sugar Grove announced Wednesday that the continued public hearing regarding the proposed Tax Increment Financing District has been cancelled.
- Posted September 2, 2011
SG residents, taxing bodies take aim at proposed TIF District
SUGAR GROVE—Tempers flared and tensions were high at times as between 150 and 175 members of the public attended the village's first public hearing regarding its proposed Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District.
- Posted August 19, 2011
Adams named SG 2011 Citizen of the Year
SUGAR GROVE—It's been nearly a week since Lil Adams was named Sugar Grove 2011 Citizen of the Year, and she still can't believe it.
- Posted August 5, 2011
‘Superman’ filming to close off part of Route 56
SUGAR GROVE—The portion of Route 56 that stretches from Galena Boulevard to Route 47 will be closed from Friday afternoon, Aug. 7, to Monday, Aug. 10, and it won't be because of road construction.
- Posted August 4, 2011
Another step forward
Review Board rules proposed TIF district satisfies requirements SUGAR GROVE—The second Joint Review Board meeting to discuss the village's Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district proposal was held Monday at Village Hall.
- Posted July 29, 2011
D-302 balks at proposed tax district
Sugar Grove holds first meeting to discuss proposed economic development plan SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove's Joint Review Committee, created in conjunction with the village's Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district proposal, held its first meeting at Village Hall on Monday.
- Posted July 15, 2011
Village Board approves Accessory and Temporary Use amendments
SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted 6-0 to update the Temporary and Accessory Use portions of the village's zoning ordinance.
- Posted July 8, 2011
Village Board designates old hotel site as Veterans Park
SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted 6-0 to approve designation of the old Sugar Grove Hotel site as a Veterans Park.
- Posted June 24, 2011
Village discusses open burning regulations
SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove residents in attendance during the village Committee of the Whole meeting on Tuesday night wanted to make it clear that they very much enjoy their open burning rights.
- Posted June 10, 2011
Village considers TIF District around airport
Officials hope infrastructure improvements will spur industrial growth Sugar Grove—The village of Sugar Grove hopes to jump start industrial development in Sugar Grove through the establishment of a TIF (Tax Increment Financing) District.
- Posted May 13, 2011
Voters to decide whether to bid for cheaper power rates
Sugar Grove—Sugar Grove voters will be asked whether to allow the village to negotiate power supply rates on their behalf in a referendum on the ballot April 5.
- Posted March 25, 2011
Village Board discusses budget
SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday evening held a discussion regarding its 2011-12 budget, including general, capital project, debt service, refuse and police pension funds.
- Posted March 12, 2011
Village president’s shopping spree raises over $1,200 for food pantry
SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels could feel the pressure as he was about to square off against Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner before a crowd of onlookers, Batavia High School cheerleaders and the clanging school band.
- Posted March 4, 2011
Village Board approves new Farmers Market management
SUGAR GROVE—Farmers Market vendors in Sugar Grove will now have to learn how to pronounce “Bensidoun.”
- Posted March 4, 2011