CRETE TOWNSHIP OFFICES AND OFFICIALS

Government closest to the people it serves is the government most accountable to them. For more than 150 years, Township Government in Illinois has served the local interests of its constituents and remains directly accountable to the voters who select their representatives in local government.

 

The people who serve in Township Government are men and women who embody the practice of citizen government. They work in local factories, offices, retail outlets, on farms and in the home. Because they govern at the most basic level of

 

 

 

 

The Officials are made up of the Township Supervisor, Town Clerk, Highway Commissioner, Township Assessor, the Town Board, Township Trustees and the Tax Collector.

 

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Some of the duties are, road and ditch maintenance, culvert replacements, tree trimming and removal, branch pick-up, shoulder stone maintenance, roadside mowing and clean-up, sign maintenance, asphalt patching, snowplowing and salting

 

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service, they make themselves available to the people they serve.

 

More than any other government in North America, Township Government is operated by... The People Next Door.

 

Most Illinois townships elect eight officials: a supervisor, clerk, four trustees, an assessor and a highway commissioner. Five counties-Cook, Madison, Peoria, Sangamon and Will-also elect a tax collector.

 

 

 

The township clerk is keeper of all township records except for active general assistance cases. The clerk is required to keep accurate records of all township board meetings and maintain records of the board's executive sessions.

 

 

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The Fire Protection District of Crete Township protects the township of Crete by volunteering their time when in need.

 

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The planning commission acts in a formal, advisory role, making recommendations to the local legislative body. The most fundamental implementation tool is zoning.

 

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The township assessor is more appropriately an appraiser. The assessor's responsibilities include the mass appraisal of all taxable property within the township or a multi-township assessment district.

 

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Crete Township Office

1367 Wood Street

Crete, IL 60417

Phone: 708-672-8279

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