Monday, December 11, 2017

2017 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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2017 Yard Waste Pick Up

Beginning April 3, 2017, we will resume our yard waste program by picking up the kraft paper lawn and leaf bags.  This service will continue through November 21st, 2017. In Late March, we will deliver to every unincorporated home 56 yard waste stickers.   These stickers are to be used on yard waste bags that you […]

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2017 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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Summer Storms

It seems that in past summers we either experienced a lengthy drought or intense rainfalls that caused flooding or downed trees.  For your aid , after the storm passes and roadways have been cleared, clean-up crews are scheduled to collect storm damage from private properties.  If you live in the incorporated areas of Palatine, Inverness or […]

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Storm Sewers

Our crew continually monitor the condition of vital storm sewers within the Township.  They are an experienced staff that uses the latest technology in order to keep infrastructure up and running.

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