WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP INFORMATION DIRECTORY

As of 10/2/2017

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Washington Township is a township incorporated and organized under the laws of the State of Illinois for the purpose of providing its residents with the following services:

        A. General Assistance
        B. Maintaining Roads   
        C. Appraising Property Values

The Township’s sole office and maintenance facility is located at 30200 Town Center Road, Beecher IL. 

Washington Township has certain functional subdivisions, which are shown on the block diagram below. 

The proposed operating budget of all Washington Township Town funds for the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year is $348,193.

The proposed operating budget of all Washington Township Road District funds for the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year is  $804,400.

The Township employs 3 part-time employees.

The Road District employs 2 full and 3 part-time employees. 

The Assessor’s office employs 3 part-time employees.

The identification and membership of any board, commission, committee, or council which operates in an advisory capacity relative to the operation of the Township, or which exercises control over its policies or procedures, or to which the Township is required to report and be answerable for its operations are as follows:

TOWNSHIP BOARD (elected- all terms expire 2021)

Michael Stanula – Supervisor
Joseph Burgess – Clerk
Paul Goldrick – Trustee
Mark Herlitz – Trustee
Tracy Heldt – Trustee
George Obradovich - Trustee

PLANNING COMMISSION (appointed)

Larry Herman
David Knuth
 
 

 

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP BLOCK DIAGRAM OF 

FUNCTIONAL SUBDIVISIONS

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP RECORDS DIRECTORY

Any person requesting records of Washington Township may make such a request either in person or in writing at 30200 Town Center Road, Beecher, IL, 60401.  Such request should be made to Clerk Joseph Burgess the Township’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer at such address. FOIA requests may also be submitted via e-mail. Please use the following e-mail address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Another method to make a FOIA request is to fax it to (708) 946-2141 specifying in particular the records requested to be disclosed and copied.  All requests must be in writing and should be addressed to the FOIA Officer at the address above.  If you desire that any records be certified, you must indicate that in your request and specify which records must be certified.

The fees for any such records, if the person requesting the records wishes them to be copied, are as follows:

  • First 50 pages, black and white, letter or legal size copies, no cost.
  • Additional pages, black and white, letter or legal, actual cost to $0.15.
  • Electronic records will be formatted subject to reimbursement for costs of recording medium.
  • Color copies or copies in a size other than letter or legal shall be reimbursed to actual costs.
  • Costs of certifying a record will be $1.00.
Records may be furnished without charge or at a reduced charge, as determined by the Township, if the person requesting the documents states the specific purpose for the request and indicates that a waiver or reduction of the fee is in the public interest.  Waiver or reduction of the fee is in the public interest if the principal purpose of the request is to access and disseminate information regarding the health, safety and welfare or the legal rights of the general public and is not for the principal purpose of personal or commercial benefit.

Pursuant to Section 3.5 of FOIA, the FOIA Officers have designated the following documents or categories of records that shall be immediately disclosed to the public upon request:

  1. Resolutions maintained in printed form
  2. Approved Open Meeting Minutes
  3. Budget & Appropriation Ordinance

FOIA Officer's Directory

Supervisor Mike Stanula                                 
30200 Town Center Road
Beecher, IL 60401
Direct: (708) 946-2026 Ext 1173
Fax:     (708) 946-2116
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Joseph Burgess
30200 Town Center Road
Beecher, IL 60401
Direct: (708) 946-2026 Ext 1176
Fax:     (708) 946-2116
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WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP

CATALOG AND INDEX OF PUBLIC RECORDS

FINANCIAL RECORDS

  1. Budget & Appropriation Ordinance
  2. Audits
  3. Bills
  4. Receipts for Revenue
  5. Vouchers
  6. Cancelled Checks
  7. Utility Bills
  8. Tax Information

GENERAL TOWNSHIP INFORMATION

  1. Resolutions
  2. Policies
  3. Personnel Codes
  4. Maps
  5. Zoning Plans
  6. Equipment Contracts
  7. Meeting Minutes
  8. Agendas
  9. Supply Contracts
  10. Bonds
  11. Equipment Leases
  12. FOIA Records
  13. Training Records

ROAD DISTRICT RECORDS

  1. Resolutions
  2. Policies
  3. Personnel Codes
  4. Maintenance Contracts
  5. Employee Contracts

ASSESSOR’S OFFICE

  1. Real Estate Assessment Records
  2. Policies
Note that some categories or records within categories may be subject to exemption from the Illinois Freedom of Information Act and this “listing” is not intended to waive the ability of Washington Township to claim a document is exempt from disclosure under the law.