Friday, October 20, 2017

2017 Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights – a total solar eclipse. This path, where the moon will completely cover the sun and the sun’s tenuous atmosphere – the […]

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2016 Compost Availability

In order to build a great garden or lawn a solid foundation needs to be established.  This can be done by adding compost.  Compost is simply a decayed organic matter such as fallen leaves, dead plants and grass clippings. It is rich in nutrients that aid in plant growth and make a great soil additive.  […]

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2016 Tire Amnesty

Tires are a staple of modern society, however it has become one of our largest solid waste headaches. This nuisance extends especially to our roadside ditches. Violators “fly dump” their unwanted tires, creating breeding grounds for mosquitoes, flooding and maintenance concerns for the Road District, not to mention an unsightly landscape. In response, we created […]

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2016 Yard Waste Pick Up

Beginning April 4, 2016, we will resume our yard waste program by picking up the kraft paper lawn and leaf bags.  This service will continue through November 22nd, 2016. In Late March and early April, we will deliver to every home 56 yard waste stickers.   These stickers are to be used on yard waste bags […]

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2015 Draft Strategic Plan

Palatine Township Road District provides maintenance for roadways, including bridges and right of ways, in the unincorporated areas of Palatine Township.  We provide services in a timely, efficient and courteous manner always mindful that the taxpayers of Palatine Township are paying for the services we provide.  It is important that the Road District have vision that […]

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2015 Yard Waste Pick Up

Beginning April 6, 2015, we will resume our yard waste program by picking up the kraft paper lawn and leaf bags.  This service will continue through November 24th, 2015. In Late March and early April, we will deliver to every home 56 yard waste stickers.   These stickers are to be used on yard waste bags […]

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2015 Tire Amnesty

The famed inventor Charles Goodyear changed the world in 1839 when he accidentally dropped a mixture of India rubber and sulfur onto a hot stove and turned a flimsy gum into the sturdy stuff which today is the modern tire. But that same wonder material that has become a staple of modern society has become […]

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2015 Compost Availability

In order to build a great garden or lawn a solid foundation needs to be established.  This can be done by adding compost.  Compost is simply a decayed organic matter such as fallen leaves, dead plants and grass clippings. It is rich in nutrients that aid in plant growth and make a great soil additive.  […]

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2013 – 2014 Winter Update

Last winter season 2012-2013, we saw the longest stretch of snowless days since 1994.  We all know that can change in the Midwest and at the Road District we continually plan for winter storms.  In fact this winter season we experienced one of the snowiest weeks on record to start 2014.  From December 30th through […]

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2014 Yard Waste Pick Up

Beginning April 7, 2014, we will resume our yard waste program by picking up the kraft paper lawn and leaf bags.  This service will continue through November 25th, 2014. In Late March and early April, we will deliver to every home 56 yard waste stickers.   These stickers are to be used on yard waste bags […]

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