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October 25, 2021

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Special Town Meeting – Tuesday, June 29th, 2021 – 7:00pm – Town Hall, 1367 Wood Street, Crete

On the 9th day of June, 2021, at the regular Township Board meeting, the Township Board deemed it necessary to the interests of the Township to hold a special town meeting and voted to call a Special Town Meeting on the 29th day of June 2021 at 7:00 p.m. for the electors to consider and act …

June 21, 2021

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Ron Koelling, former Crete Township Assessor 1934-2021

Ronald A. Koelling 1934-2021 Ron Koelling, who served as Crete Township Assessor from 1985 to 2005, passed away on June 5th in Weatherford Texas, where he and his wife Charlotte had been recently residing to beclose to their family. Ron attended Trinity Lutheran School in Crete and Crete High School where he graduated in 1952. …

June 14, 2021

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Recent News

Firearms Safety

The Village of Crete has ordinances on the use of firearms and governs their use within the Village limits. For residents who live in Unincorporated Crete Township, the use of firearms is governed by Chapter 95 of the Will County Code of Ordinances. With respect to the use of firearms in Unincorporated Crete Township, even …

October 8, 2019

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Crete Township Careers

History Of Your Township!

Crete Township is located in Will County, Illinois and is home to 23,530 people according to the 2016 census.
America's oldest form of government marks its 150th anniversary in Illinois this year. Township government was created in Illinois by the Constitution of 1848.
Constitutional delegates gave each county the option to choose between the township form of government or a county commission form of government.
In 1849, the first townships were formed in Illinois and began operating a year later.
Today, 85 of Illinois' 102 counties operate under the township government system and 1,433 townships serve more than 8 million people throughout the state.