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					                Wayne Township
                27W031 North Avenue
                                                                                            Presorted Standard
                                                                                               US Postage                                                                                                 Spring 2010
                West Chicago IL 60185                                                              PAID
                                                                                             West Chicago IL
                                                                                               Permit No 68                                        Important Numbers:
                                                                                                                                                   General Information, Supervisor, Clerk- 630-231-7140
                                                                                                                                                   General Assistance Department- 630-231-7173
           Supervisor                                                                                                                              Assessor- 630-231-8900
         Thomas Arends
                                                                                                                                                   Road Department- 630-231-4923
            Clerk
         April Murphy                                                                                                                              Senior Center- 630-231-7155
           Assessor                                                                                                                                WAYS (Wayne/Wineld Area Youth/Family Services)- 630-231-7166
       Michael E. Musson
     Highway Commissioner
          Ken Spitz                                                                                                                                                                          WAYS Summer Day Camp
            Trustees                                                                                                       Wayne Township and
                                                                                                                                                                                          Summer camp begins June 7 and runs through Au-
          Joan Mruk
         Mark Jatczak
                                                                                                                          DuPage County Partner                                      gust 20, 2010. The standard fee for WAYS’ Summer
      Brandi Fike Ramundo                                                                                                   in Recycling Event                                       Camp is $65 per week with scholarships available.
        Matt Zimmerman                                                                                                                                                                    WAYS offers a Healthy Choice curriculum which
                                                                                                                                                                                     includes physical activity, education on nutrition, and
                                                                                                                      Wayne Township and DuPage County will be host-
                                                                                                                                                                                     exercises designed to promote healthy self-esteem and
                                                                                                                 ing a recycle event on Saturday June 5 from 9am until
                                                                                                                                                                                     decision-making skills. Field trips, guest speakers, and
                                                                                                                 1pm in the Wayne Township parking lot.
                                                                                                                                                                                     the WAYS Second Annual Olympics is also scheduled!
                             Please fill out the survey below and return to:                                           COM2 Recycling Solutions in Carol Stream will
                                                                                                                                                                                          Parents can sign up children by the week or for the
                   Wayne Township Survey • 27W031 North Ave • West Chicago, IL 60185                             once again be on hand to recycle electronics free of
                                                                                                                                                                                     entire summer. Registration starts immediately.
                                                                                                                 charge.
1. Are you a resident of a □Municipality □Unincorporated?                                                             New to our recycle event is the inclusion of docu-
                                                                                                                 ment shredding, the recycling of: car and sump pump                                   WAYS Job Club
2. Should the Township enter into an agreement with a full service, single company to provide garbage col-       batteries, re extinguishers, propane tanks, keys, and
                                                                                                                                                                                          WAYS Job Club is an ongoing group for those who
lection for all residences in the unincorporated areas of the Township? □Yes □No                                 scrap metal. We will also be collecting cell phones, eye
                                                                                                                                                                                     are looking for employment. By meeting with others, it
                                                                                                                 glasses, American ag, pet supplies, and working adult
                                                                                                                                                                                     provides emotional support and encouragement as well
3. Would you prefer to receive your newsle er electronically via E-mail? □Yes □No                                bicycles.
                                                                                                                                                                                     as the sharing of practical ideas. It also provides a way
                                                                                                                      Please call Cindy at 630-231-7140 for more infor-              of networking. Job Club meets every Wednesday from
Please rate the following Township services, with 5 being the highest, or N/A if you have never used the ser-    mation as to what will be accepted for recycling. Please            11am until noon facilitated by Ray McKinnis, MDiv.
vice.                                                                                                            note we will not be accepting any hazardous waste nor               The fee is $1.00 per meeting. For more information,
                                                                                                                 will we be accepting paint of any kind.                             call Ray at 630-231-7166 x131.
Senior Program:                    1      2       3      4       5      N/A
General Assistance:                1      2       3      4       5      N/A
Food Pantry:
WAYS:
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Pace Dial-A Ride program:          1      2       3      4       5      N/A                                                     MARCH                         APRIL                            MAY
Taxi Cab Coupon Program:           1      2       3      4       5      N/A                                                14 Daylight Savings         01 Board Meeting*               06   Board Meeting*
What services would you like to see provided by the Township?                                                                 Time Begins              01 National Census Day          09   Mother’s Day          SEE BACK
                                                                                                                           18 Board Meeting*
                                                                                                                              Budget Hearing 7pm
                                                                                                                                                       13 Annual Town Meeting
                                                                                                                                                          7:30pm Senior Center
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                                                                                                                                                                                            Board Meeting*
                                                                                                                                                                                            Memorial Day
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Please rate your satisfaction with government in general, with 5 being the highest value.
Federal:       1       2      3      4     5
                                                                                                                                                       15 Board Meeting*                    Ofces and Senior
                                                                                                                                                                                            Center Closed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  RESIDENT
                                                                                                                                                       20 WAYS Annual Lun-
State:         1       2      3      4     5                                                                                                              cheon 11am                                              SURVEY!!
County:        1       2      3      4     5
Village:       1       2      3      4     5
Township:      1       2      3      4     5
                                                                                                                                  Check our website (www.waynetwp-il.org) for a full list of events, additional details and changes.
Do you believe Wayne Township has spent taxpayer dollars wisely?                                                                  * Town Board Meetings begin at 7:30pm in the Board Room of the Township building.
□Strongly Agree □Agree □Disagree □Don’t Know                                                                                      ** Many Senior Center events require a fee and advance registration.
Other Comments:

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                                               Wayne Township Newsletter                                                                                                                                               Spring 2010

          Update From the Supervisor                                                                  Senior Center                                       Notes from the Assessor                                          General Assistance Help for those in need
                                                                                                                                                      Michael E. Musson, C.I.A.O.
     The Wayne Township Job Fair was held, Monday October 19,              Paula Eaton, Director • 630-231-7155                                                                                              Juanita Martinez, Director • 630-231-7173 • M-F 9:00am - 2:00pm
                                                                                                                                                      Wayne Township Assessor
2009 from 10:00am until 2:00pm. The event was well attended by             M-F 8:00am - 4:00pm                                                        630-231-8900 • M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm                     The General Assistance Department offers a wide array of services to residents of Wayne Town-
both job seekers and employers. The Township was able to partner                                                                                      www.waynetownshipassessor.com                          ship. In addition to the basic needs programs, we also offer referrals to other agencies in our
                                                                              It’s ofcial… Wayne Township Seniors is an award winning
with the Illinois Department of Employment Services. Thanks to the                                                                                                                                           community that may offer additional assistance to our residents.
                                                                         program! The end of 2009 was an exciting one for our Senior Center.                                2009 Tax Bills
efforts of Bruce Olson, Business Services Representative from the
                                                                         We received a lot of recognition for the exceptional program that it is.           The 2009 tax bills, payable in 2010, will be                                        FOOD PANTRY GRANTS
IDES, over 1800 individual who were seeking employment were              At the T.O.I. (Township of Illinois) Awards Breakfast on November            mailed by the DuPage County Treasurer in late          The Wayne Township Food Pantry was awarded four grants in 2009 from the following organiza-
contacted by phone which created a turnout of well over 230 job          10, 2009 we received two awards! These awards were given out by              April. The bills are payable in two installments,
seekers.                                                                                                                                                                                                     tions: Rotary Club of Carol Stream ($2500), The Kara Foundation ($1500), West Chicago Lions
                                                                         I.T.A.S.C.S.C. (Illinois Township Association of Senior Citizens Services    on June 1st and September 1st. This year, the Trea-    Club ($2000), McCormick Tribune Foundation ($1000). Your donations have made it possible
     The Township would like to thank the employers who partici-         Committee). These two beautiful wooden plaques were for; “Innovative         surer has also implemented a new program that          to ensure food accessibility to the growing number of families in need that we serve through our
pated. Those employers included: Aac, Allied Barton, Chase Card         Senior Program Award” which was presented to “Wayne Township                 allows homeowners who pay their own real estate        pantry. Thank you so much!
Services, Bartlett Police Department, Costco Wholesale, Country          Seniors” and a “Senior Staff Member Award” which was presented to            taxes (as opposed to those whose taxes are paid
                                                                                                                                                      with their mortgage payments) to prepay their                                        HOLIDAY PROGRAM SUCCESS
Financial, FedEx Ground, Fifth Third Bank, Independent Stampin’          Paula Trigger. Then again on December 11, 2009 we received 2 more
                                                                         awards at the Governor’s Conference in Chicago. This time we received        taxes, and spread the payments out over several        On behalf of our administration, staff and clients, we would like to thank all individuals and or-
Up! Demonstrator, Kinder Care Learning Center (West Chicago),
                                                                         two awards from A.I.S.C. (Association of Illinois Senior Centers). They      months. Payments may be made monthly, bi-              ganizations who donated to our holiday programs. We really appreciated the way the community
Mary Kay Cosmetics, Reliv International, Super Target (Glendale                                                                                       monthly, quarterly or on any other schedule. Par-
                                                                         were; “Outstanding Marketing and Website Design for 2009” and I was                                                                 responded to the needs of their less fortunate neighbors. Your generosity allowed our department
Heights), United Stationers, Verizon Wireless, and WAYS (Wayne/                                                                                       ticipants can also have their payments automati-       to help more families in need than ever before!
Wineld Area Youth/Family Services).                                     honored by the receipt of the “Outstanding Director of the Year for 2009”.
                                                                                                                                                      cally withdrawn from their bank accounts. The
                                                                         These awards would not have been possible without the participation,                                                                                                   CURRENT PROGRAMS
     Secondly, every year Townships across the state of Illinois hold                                                                                 deadline to enroll in this program for the 2009
                                                                         cooperation and unselsh generosity our all our great members.                                                                      Energy Assistance- There is still time to apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance
their annual town meeting on the second Tuesday in April. We are                                                                                      tax bill is April 30, 2010. More information, and
no different and invite you to attend this very important meeting on          This year we have a lot of fun and exciting things planned at the       application forms, are available on the internet at    Program (LIHEAP), which will end on May 30th (or sooner if funds are exhausted). Please
April 13, 2010, at 7:30pm. This meeting will be held in the Senior       Center such as; Wii bowling, bingo, cards, parties, entertainment,           http://www.dupageco.org/treasurer, or by calling       call our ofce to nd out if you meet the guidelines to receive a one-time grant on your gas and
Center at the Township ofce located at 27W031 North Avenue in           seminars, hearing screening, movies, books, puzzles and more. Some           (630)407-5900.                                         electric bills.
West Chicago. We encourage your attendance that evening to meet          of our day trips include; lunches, casinos, sightseeing tours, cruises,                          2010 Assessments                   Medical Assistance- This program is for people ages 19 - 64 who do not have access to any other
your Township Ofcials and to ask any questions you might have           Broadway shows (Million Dollar Quartet & Billy Elliot), dinner theatre,            As I have written in the past several newslet-   type of medical coverage. Applications for Wayne Township residents are taken on Tuesdays by
regarding Township government.                                           walking and more. Also this year we are planning a trip to Washington        ters, overall assessments in Wayne Township will       appointment only.
                                                                         D.C. and a trip around Lake Michigan. New trips and activities are           nally begin to fall in 2010. As I have also writ-
     Lastly, for those interested in the nancial side of the Town-      opening all the time so stop by and pick up one of our Senior Newsletters                                                           Food Assistance Programs- Residents of Wayne Township may visit our food pantry once a
                                                                                                                                                      ten, state law requires that assessment changes
ship, the Township has completed its work on the tax levy. The levy                                                                                                                                          month for a food distribution to supplement your food needs. A variety of food items like cereal,
                                                                         “Aging to Perfection” or go online to our website “www.waynetwp-il.          each year be based on sales that occurred in the
that was passed represents only a modest increase in revenue for the                                                                                                                                         snacks, canned and dry goods, frozen meats and pastries are available.
                                                                         org” to get all the details.                                                 prior three years. The result is that assessments
Township. This modest increase will not cover the cost of increases                                                                                   change moderately, rather than suddenly, when          Food Pantry Hours- Open Wednesdays from 10am to 2pm. Please bring a lease or utility bill
in expenses along with the expansion of our current programs.                 Come on and join the fun,                                               the market increases or decreases. Therefore, al-      as proof of address.
                                                                              Paula Eaton, Director                                                   though the market has been declining for at least      Express Stamps- A volunteer is available every Wednesday from 10am to 2pm to take applica-
                                                                                                                                                      two years, assessments have been slow to react.        tions for food stamps. Bring social security numbers for everyone age 18 and older, income
    Tom Arends
                                                                                                                                                      In addition, many of the sales that have occurred      information for the last 30 days, and know your monthly housing costs.
    Wayne Township Supervisor                                                                                                                         were due to foreclosures. State law does not al-
                                                                           TOI Awards Breakfast 2009                                                                                                         Clothes Closet- Used clothing and other household items are available free of charge. Dona-
                                                                           Left to Right: Paula Trigger,                                              low us to consider these sales when determining
                                                                                                                                                      assessments.                                           tions of new or gently used clothing, shoes and miscellaneous items are needed. Please call for
                                                                           Supervisor Tom Arends, Paula Eaton
                                                                                                                                                                                                             donation drop-off times.
                                                                                                                                                            As I have explained in previous newsletters,
                                                                                                                                                      across-the-board assessment reductions will not        Financial Assistance- Help is available to eligible households who are currently experiencing
  WAYS corner                                                                                                                                         cause taxes to go down because taxing bodies           a nancial hardship and are facing a utility disconnection or a 5-day notice. Certain guidelines,
                                                                                                                                                      (schools, villages, and park/library/re districts)    rules and restrictions apply for each program. Please call for additional information.
  Wayne/Winfield Area Youth/Family Services                                     Senior Computer Classes- Fri. 10am, free to seniors.
                                                                                                                                                      usually maintain or increase their levies each year.
  Patricia Gherardini, Director                                                Senior Computer Club- Wed. & Fri. 11am                                                                                                     UPCOMING PROJECTS
                                                                                                                                                      Tax rates increase as assessments decrease ensur-
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Easter Basket Project- We are looking for dona-
  630-231-7166 • www.ways4change.org                                           Teen Club- Fri. 3pm - 5pm.                                             ing that taxing bodies extract the same (or more)
                                                                                                                                                                                                             tions of baskets, plastic Easter eggs, candy and cel-
                                                                               Walking Club- Wed. 5:30pm                                              tax dollars. The taxing districts must reduce their
  To register or for more information, call WAYS intake at                                                                                                                                                   lophane paper to make baskets for the needy chil-
                                                                                                                                                      spending in order for taxes to go down.
  630-231-7166. Registration required in advance for all services.                                                                                                                                           dren who participate in our programs. If you would
                                                                               Kohl’s gift cards- you get face value gift card and WAYS gets                We expect to complete the 2010 assessments       like to make a donation or sponsor a child, please
  After School Program- Weekdays 3pm - 6pm.                                    5%program support.                                                     by August 2010. The 2010 assessments will be           call for details. Donations should be dropped off no
  Special Event Days- Offered 10am - 4pm (extended hours                       WAYS Annual Luncheon- Tue. April 20 11am Augustino’s in                reduced by an equalization factor from the Super-      later than March 26.
  available) on March 22-April 2.                                              Carol Stream.                                                          visor of Assessments. Individual property own-
                                                                                                                                                      ers will not receive assessment notices, unless        Project Backpack- Please call for additional de-
  Individual & Family Therapy in English and Spanish                           Donations needed- digital projector, laptop, youth craft supplies,     improvements have been made to their properties,       tails.                                                       Easter Basket Distribution 2009
  Youth Tutoring- certied teachers                                            le cabinet, paper shredder, wii games, kids movies, chair with        Home Improvement Exemptions are expiring, or
                                                                               arms, at screen monitors, white board                                 unless their neighborhoods require reassessment             My staff is also available to discuss assessments with property owners throughout the year.
  Adult Anger- Mon. 8pm Certicate of completion.
                                                                                                                                                      beyond the equalization factor. The equalization       If you receive solicitations from attorneys or agents offering to represent you in an assessment
  Teen Anger- Tue. 6pm                                                         Help Wanted- Fax resume to 630-231-7180. Background check                                                                     appeal, please call my ofce. It is typically not necessary for homeowners to pay for representa-
                                                                                                                                                      notice will be published in the Examiner News-
  Parenting Classes- Mon. 8pm Certicate of completion.                        and drug screening apply.                                                                                                     tion in appeal hearings.
                                                                                                                                                      papers, and property-owners will have 30 days to
                               Sliding-scale scholarships & “WAYS Bucks” apply to all the fees; insurance may also apply.                             le assessment appeals.                                     As we get closer to completing the 2010 assessment process, we will post our estimated clos-
                                                                                                                                                                                                             ing date on our website, as well as in the next Township newsletter.

                                                             630-231-7140                                                                                                                                       www.waynetwp-il.org

				
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