Monday, December 11, 2017

2013 Summer

Final Address: Lately, there have been a lot of media articles about the large number of small units of government in Illinois, such as the Palatine Township Road District.  The gist of the articles is that there is duplication of effort and inefficiencies.  These opinions are 100% wrong.  I’ll speak about the Road District in […]

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2013-Spring

Winter Events:                                        Before                                                                   After As we wrote this article, we are preparing for the first measurable snow event of the 2012-2013 winter season.  Before the snowfall, we had the longest stretch of snowless days since 1994.  However, we all know that can change in the Midwest and at the Road District we continually plan […]

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2012-Fall

Bridge Replacement cont’d:                                            Existing                                                                      Proposed We are in the midst of resubmitting plans for the replacement of the Briarwood Lane Bridge within the Plum Grove Estates Subdivision which crosses Salt Creek; and have had many successful meetings with the community to discuss options and designs.  The original was […]

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2012-Spring

Bridge Replacement:             As we wrote this article, we are in the early stages of submitting plans and permits for the replacement of the Briarwood Lane Bridge within the Plum Grove Estates Subdivision which crosses the Upper Reach of Salt Creek.  The original was built in the 50’s and has […]

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2011-Fall

Road District: The Palatine Township Road District works hard to provide residents not only with great service but more importantly in a cost effective manner.  We are in continued communication with your local municipality.  As an example, we coordinate intergovernmntal agreements with the Villages of Palatine and Inverness.  These agreements allow us to go beyond […]

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2011-Summer

New Service Truck: Once again this year we used the extraordinary talents of our crew to assemble a utility box and rails for use on our service truck.  Our crew painted and fastened the utility box to the vehicle as well as fabricated the utility rails which mount directly in the box.  This service vehicle […]

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2011-Spring

Winter 2010-2011: This year started out just like the two previous years, with a cold and snowy December.   We were busy keeping the roads clear for all of your Christmas celebrations.  We were in the midst of our second year of a reduced salt diet to clear the roads of snow and ice. While using […]

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