All posts tagged "Sean Michels"

  • SG Trustee announces run for Village President

    Geary plans to make communication a priority for the future Sugar Grove—Sugar Grove Village Trustee Kevin Geary announced this week that he will run for village president in 2013.

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Golfing Bliss

    The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing was held on Friday at Bliss Creek Golf Course.

    • Posted July 6, 2012
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • ‘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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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