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Municipal Election Statement

The recent events surrounding the 2020 Presidential Election and resulting transition of power to a duly-elected President have prompted an increased interest in the upcoming municipal election here in Downers Grove.

The Village of Downers Grove is led by the Village Council, a seven member governing body elected by the residents of our Village. Read more...


Downers Grove Pays Tribute to Former Mayor Betty Cheever

Picture of Betty Cheever

It is with great sadness that the Village of Downers Grove mourns the passing of Former Mayor Betty Cheever.  We offer condolences to the Cheever family on behalf of the entire community. Read more...


Martin Luther King Jr. Day

At the January 12 Village Council meeting, Mayor Barnett proclaimed January 18, 2021 as Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the Village. All are encouraged to reflect, and take inspiration from the work of Martin Luther King Jr. Read more...


Christmas Tree Collection

  • CURBSIDE CHRISTMAS TREE COLLECTION:  Free collection of live Christmas trees only, will be offered by Republic Services from January 4-15 2021. Trees must be free of tinsel, ornaments and hooks and should not be placed in bags. Fresh wreaths and garland are not accepted. Read more...


    Happy Holidays!

    BEST WISHES to you and your family for a safe and healthy holiday season from: 

    Mayor Robert Barnett
    Village Commissioners

    • Greg Hosé
    • Marge Earl
    • Nicole Walus
    • Rich Kulovany
    • Leslie Sadowski-Fugitt
    • Cavanaugh Gray

    Village Manager Dave Fieldman and the entire Village Staff. Read more...