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Bicentennial Flag Raising, Monday, December 4 at Village Hall

At noon on Monday, December 4, 2017, the Village will host an Illinois Bicentennial Flag Raising Ceremony at the flagpole in front of Village Hall.  All are invited to attend and participate in the launch of what is to be a year-long celebration of our state's 200th birthday. Read more...


Residential Burglaries

The Downers Grove Police Department would like to inform all residents that there have been recent reports of residential burglary in a particular part of the community. Since November 1, there have been three similar residential burglaries that occurred south of 63rd Street, east of Fairmount, west of Fairview and north of 75th Street. The offenders gained entry to the homes by prying entry doors or first floor windows. These burglaries are occurring when the residents are not home. Items taken have been jewelry, collectibles, and electronics. Read more...


Happy Thanksgiving

On behalf of the Mayor, Village Council and staff, we wish everyone a safe and Happy Thanksgiving. 

A few reminders:

  • Village offices will be closed on November 23 and 24 in observance of the holiday. Read more...


    Village Council 2017 Tax Levy Public Hearing

    The Village Council will hold a public hearing regarding the 2017 Tax Levy on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Village Hall.

    The Village portion of the property tax levy is $13,348,834 after abatements. A typical residential property with a market value of approximately $300,000 will pay $583.84 in property taxes to the Village of Downers Grove. Read more...


    Village Wins National Award for Stormwater YOUtility

    The Village of Downers Grove has won a national Savvy Award for the Stormwater YOUtility community engagement campaign. At their 2017 Annual Conference, the City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA) announced the award which recognizes outstanding local government achievements in communications, public-sector marketing and citizen-government relationships Read more...