Palatine Township to Take over Upkeep of Hillside Cemetery
Tate, Alysia, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Alysia Tate Daily Herald Staff Writer
Several of Palatine's founders will soon have their final resting place in Palatine Township, thanks to a recent vote by a group of township residents.
Remembering the former residents is just one reason why township officials pursued plans to take over Hillside Cemetery, located near Colfax and Smith streets.
At a recent town meeting, they received approval from the roughly 50 residents who attended to make those plans a reality.
Townships throughout the state must hold such open town meetings annually.
Palatine Township residents also authorized officials to put three trucks up for auction and to continue programs offered by the Palatine Senior Citizens Council.
And they heard firsthand from Supervisor David J. Regner about some of the past year's highlights, including township efforts to help residents appeal their property assessments.
Regner also described attempts to better enforce building code violations in the northeast portion of the township. …