Washington Township Clerk

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Joe Burgess
(708) 231-1176

The township clerk is the clerk for the township board. By law, the Clerk is the keeper of the township’s records, the clerk of all town meetings, and the ex officio for the highway commissioner. Nearly all records including budgets, levies, meeting minutes, ordinances and resolutions are available for public inspection. Open meeting minutes are public records and are available for inspection by contacting the Clerk’s office or on our website under "Public Informaion". The minutes of all Board Meetings are only available for viewing after being approved by the Board of Trustees. Executive Session minutes are only available for viewing after being approved and released by the Board of Trustees.

Clerk Burgess is also a Washington Township FOIA Officer and the OMA Designee.

The duties of the Town Clerk include but are not limited to:

  • Budget and Levy Filings
  • Annual Town Meeting
  • Custodian of all Records
  • Legal Notices
  • Local Election Official
  • Minutes of Township Board Meetings