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May 27, 2020 TOI COVID-19 Pandemic Upadte

5/27/2020

2020 transferred from a year of promise and expectations of success to a year of uncertainty and despair as well as unchartered areas in what we call normal. Illinois Townships are impacted directly by the COVID-19 virus and together efforts are underway to begin to work in the best way we can to ensure the work of townships continues across the state and that we slow the spread of the virus. On May 1, 2020, Governor J. B. Pritzker issued a series of additional directives and executive orders outlining the states position on addressing the pandemic of COVID-19 and its impact on the state of Illinois. Township Government is required to comply....

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Fast Track Grants Webinar Series

5/15/2020

The State of Illinois has just launched a $25 million Fast Track public infrastructure grant program dedicated to accelerate public infrastructure projects, and return skilled labor to job site just in time for summer. To help local governments apply, DCEO will provide two...

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IDHR Sexual Harassment Memo

4/30/2020

The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) has released its model Sexual Harassment Prevention Training program for Illinois employers in compliance with Public Act 101-0221 (commonly referred to as the Workplace Transparency Act). The Township Officials of Illinois has been monitoring the release of this training program and are happy to provide you with the links needed to ensure that your employees are in compliance by December, 2020.....

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ICC Crossing Safety Improvement Program Distribution

3/31/2020

ICC Crossing Safety Improvement Program Distribution

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act

3/20/2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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Illinois T2/LTAP - NHI 133121 - Traffice Signal Design and Operation - June 4&5 - Schaumburg IL

3/10/2020

Illinois T2-LTAP is excited to announce a FREE NHI 133121 Traffic Signal Design and Operation class to be held in Schaumburg, Illinois on June 4-5, 2020. Course: 133121 Traffic Signal Design and Operation Date: 06/04/2020 to 06/05/2020 Location: Schaumburg, IL

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Fixing Damaged Culverts and Pipes in Place

2/28/2020

Register Now for "Innovation Exchange Webinar: Fixing Damaged Culverts and Pipes in Place."

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TOIRMA Seasonal Help Tips

2/26/2020

TOIRMA has put together a fact sheet on Seasonal Help as we get closer to Spring and Summer.

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ALERT on Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Law

2/4/2020

ALERT on Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Law: Public Act 101-0221 amended the Illinois Human Rights Act ("IHRA") requiring: Illinois employers to provide annual sexual harassment prevention training by December 31, 2020 and annually thereafter; ....

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Township gets a flag: Student designed Coal Valley banner

1/3/2020

Coal Valley Township (Rock Island County) has established their own Township Flag!

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Better Late Than Never: 2020 Standard Mileage Rates

1/2/2020

2020 Standard Mileage Rate 57.5 cents per mile for business miles driven

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2020 Census Toolkit for State and Local Officials

10/4/2019

Find within the 2020 Census Toolkit for State and Local Officials.

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TOI Executive Director and Township Supervisors appear on "At Issue" with H Wayne Wilson.

8/9/2019

Last month, TOI Executive Director Bryan Smith; Bob Betzelberger, Boynton Township Supervisor; and Frank Abdnour, Peoria Township Supervisor appeared on “At Issue” with H Wayne Wilson at WTVP in Peoria.

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TOI Executive Director, President, and Legislative Committee Chair meet with Governor Pritzker

5/16/2019

Today TOI Executive Director Bryan Smith, President Danny Hanning and Legislative Committee Chair Arnold Vegter met with Governor JB Pritzker in his office to discuss House Bill 348. It was a good meeting with lots of dialogue.

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TOI Executive Director Bryan Smith feature article

5/8/2019

Bryan Smith, TOI Executive Director, was featured in Pennsylvania Township News Magazine or his speech at PSATS' 97th Annual Educational Conference. Read within.

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Broadband Funding Guide for NATaT

3/27/2019

Find attached the Broadband Funding Guide for NATaT

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Prevailing Wage Act Changes Good News for Townships and Road Districts

3/19/2019

Each June, Townships, Road Districts, and all local governments in Illinois have been required to adopt prevailing wage ordinances “ascertaining” the applicable prevailing wages that the government must pay for public works projects.

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Senate Majority Leader, Senator Kimberly Lightford to Speak at Topics Day 2019

3/18/2019

Senate Majority Leader, Senator Kimberly Lightford to Speak at Topics Day 2019, April 3

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GATI Workshop

3/11/2019

Registration forms for the 2019 GATI Workshops have been sent to all Township Supervisors.

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Keep Township Government and Save Taxpayers Money

2/20/2019

TOI Executive Director Bryan E. Smith was featured in the Letters to the Editor for the Chicago Sun Times

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2019 Education District Registration

1/11/2019

March 8 DoubleTree by Hilton/ Bloomington (Morning) March 15 Giovanni’s/Rockford (Morning) March 22 Regency Conference Center/O’Fallon (Morning) May 4 Danville Community College/Danville (Afternoon) June 14 Drury Inn/Mt. Vernon (Evening) July 26 Spoon River College/Macomb (Afternoon)

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Mileage Rates Increase

1/4/2019

As of January 1, 2019, the new standard mileage rates will be in effect. The new rate is 58 cents per mile for business miles driven, up from 54.5 cents for 2018.

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New Law on Clerk Attest Payments

1/2/2019

On August 19, 2018, Governor Rauner signed Senate Bill 2923 into law (now Public Act 100- 0983). Starting January 1, 2019, this new law requires Township Clerks to “attest” the signatures of Supervisors on all payouts from the Township and Road District treasury (including payments for cemetery purposes).

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2019 Social Media Policy

12/10/2018

2019 Social Media Policy

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ICC Crossing Safety Training Improvement Program 5-Year Plan

3/26/2018

The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) approved its annual 5-year plan for the Crossing Safety Improvement Program to begin implementing highway-rail safety capital projects across the state. For Fiscal Years 2019-2023, the ICC will spend approximately $194 million from the Grade Crossing Protection Fund (GCPF) to help local communities and railroads pay for safety improvements at over 700 crossing locations.

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