VILLAGE OF FRANKLIN GROVE
is to notify all registered voters of the
Village of Franklin Grove, that the following
is a list of vacancies for the Village and
Library Board that will appear on the April
2, 2019 Consolidated Election.
(3) Village Trustee
(1) Village Trustee
2-year unexpired term
(4) Library Trustee
are available from the Village Clerk starting
September 18, 2018. Petitions must be completed
and returned to the Village Clerk no sooner
than Monday, December 10, 2018 and no later
than Monday, December 17, 2018. Anyone Interested
in running for the above positions can pick
up the petitions from the Village Clerk
by calling 815-456-2131 (office) or 815-440-2616
(cell) to set up an appointment.
Stephanie M. Sprague
ALERT FOR AFC IN FRANKLIN GROVE, IL
to parents of AFC Elementary school children
- Avoid Elm Street in Franklin Grove, IL
Street in Franklin Grove is for buses with
children to drop-off and pick-up
who do not take the bus are released through
the north doors on Lahman Street
on Lahman to pick up your children
send grandparents or friends, inform them
a stopped bus with the stop arm out can
result in fine, court cost, and 3 months
suspension of your license
courtesy of Franklin Grove Police Dept
Village of Franklin Grove, IL, invites you
to plant a free tree!
beautiful old maples are living on borrowed
time and we need to replenish our natural
roads improve curb appeal, and trees cool
off our streets to cut your energy bills.
variety of trees available this year are
Crimson King Maple, Sugar Maple, Sunburst
Locust, Hackberry or Pin Oak
McCormick's Nursery has agreed to extend
the discounted offer to residents that would
like to plant a tree on their own property!
for 8'-9' Crimson King Maple, Sugar Maple,
Sunburst Locust, Hackberry or Pin Oak.
in taking advantage of this offer, contact
McCormick's by August 5th at 3602 E. Lincolnway
in Sterling, or call 815-626-4422.
can be picked up, or marked and delivered
with the village tree in time for September
your free tree by calling Nick Sprague at
815-973-0705 today. We'll even plant it
keep the grove in Franklin Grove - plant
a tree today!
here to go back to the top of your Franklin
Grove, IL website
GROVE CEMETERY ASSOCIATION NEEDS YOUR HELP
Franklin Grove Cemetery Association is in
need of funds to keep the grounds in pristine
Board was just made aware of the law that
"PROHIBITS" funds charged for
perpetual care when purchasing lots being
used for maintenance, i.e. mowing and general
upkeep. Thus, the board must determine what
legal options are available for funding
this important maintenance upkeep.
Board is seeking donations, as our funds
are in very short supply due to the low
interest rates on our Certificate of Deposit
and the State Law, which prohibits using
those funds from perpetual care.
in the process of assessing our options,
but the funds for keeping the grounds mowed
and trimmed are about to run out. At this
time, donations to keep us going until we
have a more definite solution are our only
you will respond to our request. The donations
may be turned in at the Franklin Grove Branch
of the First National Bank in Amboy with
the specific notation to hold for THE FRANKLIN
GROVE CEMETERY MAINTENANCE FUND.
appreciate whatever you can do to keep the
grounds in pristine order.
you very much,
The Franklin Grove Cemetery Board
ABOUT LAWN MAINTENANCE IN FRANKLIN GROVE
tree leaves and twigs on private property
only. Anytime between sunrise to sunset
during the period from
March 15 through May 15 and September 15
through November 30
cans and yard waste to be set in front of
the house not in the alley. Also grass clippings,
etc. should be placed in a paper bag, not
branches and brush no longer than 4 feet
and tied in bundles of 40 to 50 lbs.
construction or remodel needs to have a
permit as well as any decks, fences, dog
doubt, call the Village Hall to inquire
if a permit is needed.
and Street Obstructions
and any other street obstructions require
a permit to be obtained by the Village Zoning