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April 2013

Special Meeting Notice

Thornton Township
Special Meeting Notice

Thornton Township’s Board of Trustees will hold a Special Board Meeting on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. to present the 2013/2014 Tentative General Assistance Fund, General Fund and Road and Bridge Fund Budgets. The meeting will be held at Thornton Township in the Boardroom located at 333 East 162nd Street in South Holland, Illinois.

Jacqueline E. Davis-Rivera
Thornton Township Clerk

Thunderstorms & Flood Safety

FEMA : During a Flood

If a flood is likely in your area, you should:
•Listen to the radio or television for information.
•Be aware that flash flooding can occur. If there is any possibility of a flash flood, move immediately to higher ground. Do not wait for instructions to move.
•Be aware of stream, drainage channels, canyons and other areas known to flood suddenly. Flash floods can occur in these areas with or without typical warnings such as rain clouds or heavy rain.
For more information go to: FEMA

FEMA : Thunderstorms & Lightning

Before Thunderstorm and Lightning

To prepare for a thunderstorm, you should do the following:
•To begin preparing, you should build an emergency kit and make a family communications plan.
For more information go to: FEMA

Emergency Alert Flood Advisory


Media Contact: Robert Storman
(708) 596-6040 ext 3128
April 18, 2013 (South Holland, IL). Early this morning Thornton Township Supervisor Frank M. Zuccarelli communicated with his Emergency Preparedness Team to mobilize, aid and assist residents and municipalities with the flooding efforts that have engulfed the South Suburbs. We have received numerous phone calls from municipalities and residents such as Calumet City, Dolton and Harvey to aid and assist with the flood relief efforts that have engulfed south suburban municipalities. Last summer State Senator Donne Trotter awarded Thornton Township with a grant and partial usage of the grant was earmarked for emergency preparedness efforts such as the air conditioning program last summer where we distributed and installed over 400 air conditioners for the heat wave of Summer 2012. Township Supervisor Frank M. Zuccarelli will have his Emergency Preparedness Team overseeing the flood alert for the duration of the week. “Thornton Township Government graduated over 100 individuals to have a hands on approach to handle Emergency Preparedness such as the existing floods that we have today, heat waves, tornadoes, earthquakes, bombings etc.

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