Sunday, February 18, 2018

2018 Spring

Yard Waste Program and Compost Availability: We will begin our annual yard waste collection for the unincorporated areas on April 2, 2018 and will continue until November 20, 2018. In late March and weather permitting, we will deliver 56 yard waste stickers to each household in the unincorporated areas. Incorporated residents will need to check […]

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2017 Fall

Website: We continue to add information to our website found at www.roaddistrict.com. Ever wonder what a 100 year storm event is? What is EAB? Where can disaster assistance be found? Are sandbags available for flood preparation? Check out our website to find these answers and more. For instance, under PERMITS & FORMS, you may find […]

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2017 Summer

Storm Cleanup: As we enter the summer months, we typically experience a couple strong storms with winds that cause downed trees. After these powerful storms pass, Palatine Township road crews are dispatched to ensure that any obstructed roadways have been cleared. Once accomplished, road crews can focus on collecting storm damage from private properties. If […]

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2017 Spring

Yard Waste Program and Compost Availability: We will begin our annual yard waste collection for the unincorporated areas on April 3, 2017 and will continue until November 21, 2017. In late March and weather permitting, we will deliver 56 yard waste stickers to each household in the unincorporated areas. Incorporated residents will need to check […]

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2016 Fall

Infrastructure Improvements: This past spring/summer, we resurfaced the Woodlands Subdivision in the southeast section of Palatine Township. Roadways were surveyed for drainage concerns, milled, patched and new asphalt, surface course was placed. These roadways included Briarwood, Brookdale, Linden and Thorntree Lanes Brookdale Courts. We installed new high intensity prismatic traffic signs to provide better retro-reflectivity […]

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2016 Summer

Storm Cleanup: During the summer months, we typically experience a couple strong storms with winds that cause downed trees. After these powerful storms pass and roadways have been cleared, Palatine Township road crews are dispatched to clean-up and collect storm damage from private properties. If you live in the INCORPORATED areas of Palatine, Inverness or […]

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2016 Spring

Yard Waste Program and Compost Availability: Now that we can see an end to Winter 2015-2016 and all the shoveling that went with it, we can look forward to Spring and yard work! We will begin our annual yard waste collection for the unincorporated areas on April 4, 2016 and will continue until November 22, […]

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2015 Fall

Summer of 2015: Water is necessary for human life and all too often it can be in short supply as seen in this August 2015 drought monitor report. Please see http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/ for more information regarding drought conditions. In the Midwest, at the time of constructing this newsletter, we can say we were pretty fortunate to […]

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2015 Summer

Water Quality: Water is the foundation for everything we do throughout life. It is of course needed for human existence but also used for recreation and economic development. However, not much of the water on the Earth is fit for consumption. Ninety seven percent of the Earth’s water is salt water, while the rest is […]

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2015 Spring

Winter Events 2014-2015: Last winter season 2013-2014, we saw the third highest amount of snowfall with 82.0 inches.  Winter seasons 1978-1979 at 89.7 inches and 1977-1978 at 82.3 inches ranked above it.  This winter season we saw early snow on Halloween and record cold temperatures in November and then a snowless December which only occurred […]

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