All posts tagged "Sean Michels"

  • 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
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  • Preparation helps village handle record snowfall

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove village officials intent on keeping local roads clear and village residents safe during wintertime had their work cut out for them last Tuesday and Wednesday, thanks to over 20 inches of snowfall.

    • Posted February 11, 2011
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  • Sugar Grove discusses amendments to subdivision agreement

    The Sugar Grove Village Board on Jan. 19 held a discussion and public hearing regarding proposed amendments for the Village's Meadowridge Villas Annexation Agreement with DRH Cambridge Homes, Inc., the new developer of the subdivision.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Village Board authorizes grant application

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Jan. 19 voted 6-0 to authorize an application for a federal IKE grant that will fund drainage improvements in the Mallard Point and Rolling Oaks subdivisions that have been plagued...

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Village pays off municipal mortgage

    Sugar Grove—The village of Sugar Grove announced that it has paid off a municipal bond. Municipal bonds are issued to fund projects from highways to buildings and are typically referred to as GO Bonds.

    • Posted January 17, 2011
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  • Village Board authorizes electricity referendum

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove residents living within the city limits could soon have an electricity supplier other than ComEd.

    • Posted January 14, 2011
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  • Sugar Grove sets its sights on 2011

    SUGAR GROVE—The party horns used to celebrate the beginning of 2011 might still be ringing in the air, but the village of Sugar Grove has already identified its main goals for the new year.

    • Posted January 7, 2011
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  • SG village members reflect on 2010

    SUGAR GROVE—When Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels looks back on the village's achievements in 2010, images of completed roads and golden arches will easily come to mind.

    • Posted December 31, 2010
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  • Trading company comes to town

    Sugar Grove—Peacock Trading, a futures and commodity trading company, recently opened an office in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted December 11, 2010
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  • Sugar Grove approves IGA with Kaneland

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday night voted 4-3 in favor of a one-year Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) with the Kaneland School District. Sean Michels' vote broke a 3-3 deadlock between board trustees.

    • Posted December 10, 2010
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  • SG holds off on agreement with Kaneland

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday delayed a vote that would renew the village's Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) with the Kaneland School District.

    • Posted November 19, 2010
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  • Village approves supplemental for 2009 MFT Program budget

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted 5-0 to approve a supplemental to the 2009 motor fuel tax (MFT) program budget for a street repair plan that exceeded its expected cost.

    • Posted November 5, 2010
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  • Open house will focus on Route 47

    SUGAR GROVE—Local residents can learn more about the Route 47 improvement study during an Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) open house on Wednesday, Nov. 3, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sugar Grove Community House.

    • Posted October 31, 2010
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  • Village and Prairie Glen developer compromise

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Oct. 5 amended the agreement between the village and the Prairie Glen developer, The Windham Group Inc.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • School acre annexed on Harter Road

    Village also changes the parcel’s zoning SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday annexed an additional acre of Kaneland School District property along Harter Road.

    • Posted September 24, 2010
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  • Village gives parking access to health clubs

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted 5-0 to approve a planned unit development amendment that would grant the health club Division One a permitted-use access to parking.

    • Posted September 10, 2010
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  • Outdoor vendor stands, boxes could be regulated

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village officials are considering adopting regulations for temporary vendors, such as food stands and movie rental machines, on private property in parking lots and outside of businesses.

    • Posted August 7, 2010
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  • Economic development remains top village goal

    SUGAR GROVE—At the top of the Village of Sugar Grove’s strategic goals list are enhancing economic development and restoring the village’s reputation with both residential and commercial developers.

    • Posted July 23, 2010
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  • SG board authorizes Bliss project

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize an intergovernmental agreement with Kane County for a Bliss Road improvement project.

    • Posted July 9, 2010
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  • Homeowners must finance flooding improvements

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board decided on June 15 that the village will establish a special service area (SSA) in the Mallard Point and Rolling Oaks subdivisions, which have been plagued by drainage problems.

    • Posted June 18, 2010
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  • Drainage project requires soil boring

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on June 1 voted unanimously to approve a contract with Testing Service Corporation, allowing the company to begin boring soil in the Mallard Point subdivision.

    • Posted June 13, 2010
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  • Mallard Point drainage issue closer to resolution

    The Sugar Grove Village Board on June 1 voted unanimously to approve a contract with Testing Service Corporation, allowing the company to begin boring soil in the Mallard Point subdivision.

    • Posted June 2, 2010
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  • Letter: Sugar Grove donors response

    Your blood donations were so needed and so important, and on March 1 you responded.

    • Posted April 1, 2010
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  • Letter: Thank you for supporting my campaign

    I want to take this opportunity to thank the many individuals who supported my campaign, especially those that dedicated their time and energy on my behalf.

    • Posted February 18, 2010
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  • Letter: Win or lose—Here are the facts

    I take exception to Mr. Dennis Ryan's comments in a letter to the editor in last week's Elburn Herald. He should research his points thoroughly before he puts things in writing. I am sure people read his...

    • Posted February 4, 2010
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  • Hannaford Farm LLC in default

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday declared Hannaford Farm LLC in default on its obligations for public improvements within the Hannaford Farm development.

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • Municipal Drive done in time for Solheim

    SUGAR GROVE—Village President Sean Michels will breathe a sigh of relief on Thursday, July 31, when the Municipal Drive and Galena Boulevard extensions open for traffic, just in time for the 2009 Solheim Cup.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Local vendors hope to capture additional business during Solheim Cup

    SUGAR GROVE—The Village Board on Tuesday wrestled with the requests of several Sugar Grove businesses that have approached the village about temporarily locating on private property during the Solheim Cup to provide their services to thousands of...

    • Posted July 24, 2009
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  • Progress continues on Mallard Point drainage issues

    Several months ago, the village hired engineering firm Trotter & Associates to study the wetlands and retention pond to determine the reason for elevated water levels and flooding in the Mallard Point area.

    • Posted June 19, 2009
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  • Attorney: SG, Elburn boundaries agreement not possible now

    Two new Elburn trustees want the village and Sugar Grove to establish a boundary agreement. But according to one of the village's attorneys, that is not possible now because the villages are too far apart.

    • Posted May 21, 2009
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  • SG seeks Elburn’s support for I-88 interchange expansion

    Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels wants a letter of support from the Elburn Village Board for the proposed full-access interchange at I-88 and Route 47.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • Senior living, care facility proposed for SG

    Village Board members reacted favorably to a plan for a senior living facility Prism Health Care Management Group would like to build in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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