Other Taxing Districts

Fire protection and emergency medical services for the Village of Spring Grove are provided by two fire protection districts.  The are not departments of the Village, but rather separate service districts having their own taxing authority.  The two fire protection districts, which serve the Village, are Spring Grove Fire Protection District and Richmond Township Fire Protection District.  To determine which district covers a specific location, please call the fire districts at the numbers listed below or the Municipal Centre at (815) 675-2121.  The fire protection districts review development proposals to ensure that new developments meet all fire and safety regulations, and that street and building configurations provide acceptable access for their equipment.

The Spring Grove Fire Protection District can be reached at (815) 675-2450.
The Richmond Fire Protection District can be reached at (815) 678-3672.

Burton Township

The township government is responsible for property tax assessment and some social services.  The township is also responsible for road and bridge maintenance.

The Burton Township Assessor, Jessica Huber, can be reached at (815) 355-5021
The Burton Township Road Commissioner, Dan Sutton, can be reached at (815) 790-5426 .
The Burton Township Supervisor, Sam Jones, can be reached at (815) 675-9139

Richmond Township

The township government is responsible for property tax assessment and some social services.   The township is also responsible for road and bridge maintenance.

The Richmond Township Assessor, Patricia O’Neil, can be reached at (815) 678 -2014.
The Richmond Township Road Commissioner, Dave Bockelmann, can be reached at (815) 678-4144.
The Richmond Township Supervisor, Patrick Doyle, can be reached at (815) 678-0077.

The township offices are located at 7218 Route 31, Richmond, Illinois.

McHenry County

McHenry County government is responsible for the maintenance of county roadways, planning and zoning of unincorporated areas, public health services, and property tax billing.

McHenry County Government Center
2200 North Seminary Avenue
Woodstock, IL  60098
815-334-4000

School Districts

The Village of Spring Grove is served by two school districts, which are separate from Village government.  Nippersink School District 2, which includes Spring Grove Grade School, Richmond Grade School and Nippersink Middle School.  Spring Grove and Richmond Grade Schools are K-5 and Nippersink Middle School is 6-8.  Richmond Burton Community High School District 157 is the area’s high school.

Due to the nature of growth in the school districts, residents in the Village of Spring Grove are encourage to call the school districts or Municipal Centre to determine which school a child would attend.

School District School/Office Phone Number
2 Administration  815-678-4242
2 Nippersink Middle School  815-678-7129
2 Richmond Grade School  815-678-4717
2 Spring Grove Grade School  815-678-6750
157 Richmond Burton Community High School  815-678-4525
McHenry County College  815-455-3700

Library District

The Nippersink District Library serves the residents of Spring Grove and Richmond.  The library hosts an extensive collection of books, magazines, videos and audiotapes.  Additional services for the public include computer rentals, story hours, reading programs, and reference services.  The Library is located at 5418 Hill Road in Richmond. Their phone number is 815-678-4014.

You can access an on-line catalog or view your patron record at their website address.

Library Hours:

Monday – Thursday   9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday     9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sundays Closed

McHenry County Conservation District

The McHenry County Conservation District was established by the voters of the county in 1971. Its purpose, as defined by the state statutes, is to acquire and maintain land as open space–for Preservation, Education and Recreation.  The district is governed by seven trustees who are appointed by the McHenry County Board and have the authority to levy taxes. State and Federal grant monies for land acquisition and development are also utilized. The Conservation District’s active land acquisition and development program conforms to county and regional land use plans and is reviewed and updated annually.