Senior Bus Ridership Up in Grafton Township

A press release from the Grafton Township Supervisor:

Village of Huntley to Vote on Agreement with Grafton Township for Senior Transportation

The Grafton Township bus used by seniors.

Supervisor Linda Moore is pleased to announce that the Village of Huntley will be voting on the Intergovernmental Agreement with Grafton Township that provides a grant of $10,000 towards the Senior Transportation Program which serves residents of Grafton Township and the Village of Huntley.

The Village Attorney has reviewed the agreement and found everything to be in order for consideration at this time.

The Village Staff Analysis Report shows that ridership has increased. [See pages 48-52.]

Rutland Township riders have increased from 1,373 in 2010 to 2,000 in 2011.

Overall rider activity has increased from 3,337 in 2010 to 4,041 in 2011 increasing the overall total ridership revenue from $4,141 in 2010 to $4,770 in 2011.

The amount the Village will pay is the same as the 2011 Intergovernmental Agreement.  [That’s $10,000.]

Tonight the Village Board Members will vote on a resolution to approve the execution of the 2012 Agreement.

Supervisor Linda Moore, on behalf of the Grafton Township Board, would like to thank the Village of Huntley for their continued support of the senior transportation program.

To find out more about this transportation program, visit www.graftontownshipsupervisor.us or call the office at 847-669-3328. Registration is required before the first ride can be scheduled.


Comments

Senior Bus Ridership Up in Grafton Township — 6 Comments

  1. Didn’t she foul up a $25000 grant application with the county board to operate this bus, thus causing the taxpayers to pick up yet another cost?

    Nice to see that this application was completed on time, though someone will have to pick up the extra costs.

    Maybe she can charge the difference to the township credit card.

  2. Actually, the trustees refused to allow her to even apply for the senior grant.

  3. Part of me wants to gripe at an unabashed hand-out to a powerful voting constitutency, but, you know what, all those seniors at Sun City pay into the schools and get nothing out of them.

    They might as well get something for their money.

  4. john_d I am assuming when their children were of school age, someone without kids was likewise paying taxes that supported the schools.

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