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KANE COUNTY BOARD VOTES
AGAIN TO DENY MAXXAM SPECIAL USE

For the second time in 14 months, the Kane County Board denied a special-use request for a 120-bed substance-abuse-treatment facility on the former Glenwood Academy property in unincorporated Campton Hills. Click here for further details.


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Garfield Farm Museum
2016 ANTIQUE TOOL SHOW ON TV's "BUILT TO LAST" 


To all our friends in the Chicago region, Rockford, Springfield-Decatur and Las Vegas watch your ABC station this Sunday May 14th (maybe May 21 for Las Vegas) to see coverage of the 2016 Antique Tool Show on “Built to Last”.

 
In the last ten minutes of episode “Hearts and Hammers” come views around the farm, interviews with tool collectors, etc. are aired. 
 
ABC 7 Chicago and the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Labor Management Committee teamed up for BUILT TO LAST, an informative series of half-hour specials exploring the skill, training and artistry of union carpenters and contractors. The program is now in its fourth season.
 
BUILT TO LAST is produced in association with Chicago Based AnswersMedia.
 
However for those savy in the way of the modern world, why wait? Go to http://abc7chicago.com/home/built-to-last/1375225/ (I think this link should work) to see the episode now.  



What's Happening



May 12 - Garfield Farm Museum in Campton Hills will hold a celebration of the chartering of Garfield Heritage Society 40 years ago at 6:30 p.m. Click here for more information.

May 13 - Kane County Recycles Event will be held between 8am and 12noon, at 540 S Randall in St. Charles. At this weekend’s event, you can recycle BOOKS of any age and condition and ELECTRONICS like computers, keyboards, laptops, printers, stereos, cell phones, microwaves and more (free of cost).  We also take televisions (any size or age) and computer monitors, but they do have a cost of $25 for screens under 21 inches (measured diagonally) and $35 for screens 21 inches and over. You can pay with cash or card at the event. And we do unload for you! Click here for a list of acceptable items.

May 13 - Activities at Corron Farm in honor of Mothers Day weekend. Activities will include guided bird walks, wagon rides in the prairie, and tours of the historic home. Details are still being finalized, so stay tuned for more information. 

May 31 - Is what you’re hearing about the economy and the stock market significant or static? We’ll put what you’re hearing in the news in perspective. Join Lang Nguyen, Financial Advisor, Edward Jones, from 5:30PM - 7PM and SHIMA's SUSHI, 40W222 LaFox Road. Dinner will be served. We hope you and a guest will join us. Please call Cathy Perrin to RSVP at 630-587-0201 or email catherine.perrin@edwardjones.com by May 29, 2017.


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Boards & Committees Meetings

Upcoming Village Meetings


Special Meeting - Village Board; Water Resources; Plan Commission - May 15, 2017 - 7:00pm

Village Board - May 16, 2017 - 7:00pm

Plan Commission - May 22, 2017 - 7:00pm

Special Meeting - Village Board; Plan Commission - May 22, 2017 - 8:30pm

Community Relations - May 24, 2017 - 7:00pm

Finance Committee - May 24, 2017 - 7:00pm

Visit the Village's website at www.villageofcamptonhills.org 

for meeting details and cancellations.


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