General Disclaimer

The Village of Towanda (Village) website is intended to provide a public service to Towanda’s citizens, visitors, potential business owners, and any others who may be interested in our Village. This website is intended to provide general information about the Village of Towanda, its functions, programs, and services. All reasonable measures are taken to ensure the quality and accuracy of the information presented here. However, due to the possibility of unauthorized modification of the data, transmission errors, HTML browser incompatibilities, changes made since the last update to the Website, or other aspects of electronic communication that are beyond the Village's control, the Village does not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided on its Website and is not liable for reliance on this information. In using this website, you agree that its information and services are provided "as is, as available" without warranty, express or implied, and that you use this site at your own risk.

The information and data included on Village of Towanda website have been compiled by Village Staff from a variety of sources, and are subject to change without notice. The Village makes no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the quality, content, completeness, or adequacy of such information and data. Official records always take precedence over information contained in this website. Before making a decision based on information from this website, follow up with a review of official records to assure accuracy.

If misleading, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate information is brought to our attention, a reasonable effort will be made to fix or remove it. Such concerns should be addressed by contacting us.

Link Disclaimer

The Village's Website contains links to other web or computer sites that are not owned, regularly reviewed or controlled by the Village. The existence of these links should not be construed as an endorsement of these sites or their content by the Village of Towanda. The Village will in no way be held responsible for the content of any such link. It is the policy of the Village to limit these links to web sites that provide information relevant to the functions and services, including events being held in Village-owned venues, provided by the Village of Towanda; local portals; other governments and government agencies; and necessary plug-in download sites.

External websites are welcome to link to the pages on the Village of Towanda Website as long as the Village's pages are not forced into the other site's frameset. The Village reserves the right to modify the code of its site to prevent hijacking of its pages in this manner. The Village cannot be held responsible for information and opinions on sites that link to its site.

Privacy Statement

General information about your computer that is transferred in the standard operation of the Internet is retained in the logs of this website, but no effort is made to associate this information with any individual. If you send the Village e-mail or provide information to one of the website's forms that contains personally identifiable information, the Village will use that information to respond to you. The Village may also forward that e-mail to another government agency. Certain e-mail may constitute a public record and be subject to disclosure under state law.

The full privacy disclosure can be seen here

Site Design

This website employs technologies designed to ease your information and viewing experience. Some of these technologies may (but generally, will not) require you to download a browser plug-in. The website uses only plug-ins which statistics show are already available on the vast majority of visitors' computers. The plug-ins and other technologies are used on this site:

  • Adobe's Acrobat Reader is used to present downloadable and printable pages and forms
  • JavaScript is used for forms, visual effects, and other interactive elements

Social Media

The Village of Towanda provides Social Networking opportunities in an effort to share information, reinforce messages, reach new audiences and establish new communication channels. The Village's use of social media is for informational and marketing purposes only, and the Village assumes no responsibility for any content and/or information not posted by the Village. Posted comments do not represent the views of the Village of Towanda. The Village is not responsible for the security of social networking sites and applications that reside outside the Village's domain.

The purpose of this site is to provide timely information regarding the Village of Towanda to its many residents, businesses and visitors. We encourage you to submit comments, but please note that this is not a public forum. Once posted, the Village reserves the right, but does not assume the obligation, to delete submissions that are illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, invade privacy or which are lewd, contain vulgar language, personal attacks of any kind or offensive comments that target or disparage any ethnic, racial or religious group or which infringe upon the intellectual property others.

The Village does not necessarily review posted content on a regular basis. Further, the Village also reserves the right to delete comments/posts that are spam or include links to other sites, clearly off topic or advocate illegal activity, promote particular services, products or organizations or infringe on copyrights or trademarks.

Please be advised that comments expressed on this site do not necessarily reflect the opinions and position of the Village of Towanda or its employees. The Village of Towanda does not take responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by the public on social media sites.

Communications sent via the internet or through social media sites shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the Village of Towanda or any of its employees, where notice to the Village is required by any law, rule, regulation or contract.

Further, please be advised that you participate at your own risk, taking personal responsibility for comments, username and any information provided. Content of social media sites is an effective and accepted form of communication, but should not be construed as private and the posting of comments on social media sites creates a transitory record. These types of records are not official records, however like e-mail, posts to social media sites may constitute agency legal records. The Village of Towanda will comply with current Illinois laws and comply with the laws and guidelines for Illinois Records Management regarding the retention of social media content.

Village Website Calendar

The Village Calendar is a service offered to web site visitors as part of the main Village web site. The purpose of the Village Calendar is to provide a central location for web site visitors to easily find information, dates and times of Village meetings, Holidays, Village Sponsored or Co-Sponsored Activities and Events, Park & Recreation Department Activities.

The Village Calendar is designed to be a service to web site visitors. The Village Calendar is to inform the Village residents of village meetings and other events threw out the village. The Upcoming Events listing on the Village Calendar webpage may include a more comprehensive community listing, recognizing visitors may visit this webpage to find out what is happening in the village of Towanda.

If your business or organization has an event and would like that event placed on the Towanda Calendar you must contact the Village two weeks prior to that event. The village will review such event and make a determination if such event is worthy of being placed within the calendar. The calendar is specifically maintained by the village and the Calendar items are considered web site content and are subject to Village approval. You can also contact the Village here.

From time to time, categories may be added or deleted as staff finds and identifies the need to or finds that existing categories are obsolete. To the best of the ability of Village Staff, calendar items are correct and timely. Users should confirm information regarding events with the information that is given within that events listing.

Feedback & Acceptance of Terms

The Village of Towanda appreciates questions, comments, and any other feedback that will help us serve you better. If there is something that is not on this web site that you feel we should provide; if you have suggestions on how to improve anything about this web site; or if you found something wrong with the information on this web site, such as outdated or incorrect information, missing documents, or information located in the wrong place, please contact us. Please be sure to include the URL of the page and a detailed description when reporting a problem.

Communications sent via the Internet or through this Website shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the Village of Towanda or any of its officers, agents, or employees, where notice to the Village is required by any law, rule, regulation, or contract.

The use of the Village of Towanda website indicates your unconditional acceptance of the above disclaimers and statements. You further agree that the Village of Towanda and its Staff have no liability for direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages with respect to the information, services, or content contained on or otherwise accessed through this web site.

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