Lockport Township Clerk
DENISE MUSHRO RUMCHAK
Lockport Township Government
1463 S. Farrell Road
Suite 102 (1st Floor)
Lockport, IL 60441
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Monday through Friday
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Closed for Lunch
The township clerk is the clerk for the township board. The clerk is the keeper of the township's records, the clerk of all township meetings, and the ex officio clerk for the highway commissioner.
Custodian of Records
The township clerk shall have the custody of all records, books, and papers of the township and shall duly file all certificates or oaths and other papers required by law to be filed in the clerk's office. This section is subject to the Local Records Act.
One of the important responsibilities of the township clerk is to keep minutes of all township board meetings.
The township clerk shall record in the book of records of the township the minutes proceedings of every township meeting held in the township and shall enter in the book every order or direction and all by-laws, rules, and regulations made by the electors at any township meeting.
Giving Notice of Meetings
A township must give public notice of any regular meeting at least 48 hours before such meeting, and the notice must include the agenda by posting the notice and agenda at the township's principal office and at the building at which the meeting is to be held.
The law allows the election authority to designate a township clerk to serve as the election official in charge of a polling place for early voting.
Road District Clerk
The township clerk shall be the ex officio clerk for the highway commissioner and shall have the powers and duties as provided in Article 6 of the Illinois Highway Code.
The road district clerk must have the custody of all records, books, and papers of the road district, and he or she must duly file all certificates or oaths and other papers required by law to be filed in his or her office.
The road district clerk must be responsible for placing the advertisement of bids and must be present when bids are opened.
REGISTER TO VOTE
Registration is open through out the year except during the 27 days preceding an election. The next election is the Consolidated Election, April 2, 2019. Registration reopens the second day following the election. The last day to Register to Vote at the Lockport Township Clerk's Office is March 5, 2019.
Residents of Lockport Township who cannot make it to the polls on April 2, 2019 for the Consolidated Election may vote EARLY in person at Township Clerk Denise Mushro Rumchak's office at:
Lockport Township Building
1463 S. Farrell Road
Lockport, IL 60441
Early Voting Dates: March 18, 2019 through March 30, 2019
Early Voting Hours: Monday - Friday 9 AM - 4 PM
Saturday: March 23rd & March 30th 9 AM- Noon
List of all Will County Early & Grace Period Voting Sites: Click Here
Vote By Mail Application
Vote By Mail Applications can be requested in the Lockport Township Clerk's Office until March 28, 2019 for the Consolidated Election April 2, 2019.
Please feel free to come into the Lockport Township Clerk's Office to request a VOTE BY MAIL APPLICATION
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT CLERK RUMCHAK AT 815-838-1031, OR BY E-MAIL TO email@example.com
Changed Precinct and Polling Places
The Township Clerk has announced important changes for voters of Lockport Township. Several changes have been made to polling place locations.
Lockport 01- Carillon Recreation Center
Lockport 02- Joliet Junior College- Romeoville Campus
Lockport 03- Irene H King Elementary School
Lockport 04- Romeoville High School
Lockport 05- American Legion Hall
Lockport 06- Kenneth L Hermansen School
Lockport 07- Wesglen Club House
Lockport 08- Friendship Center at Highpoint
Lockport 09- Grand Haven Club House
Lockport 10- American Legion Hall
Lockport 11- Central Square Building
Lockport 12- Shepherd of the Hill Church
Lockport 13- Carillon Lakes Club House
Lockport 14- White Oak Library- Crest Hill Branch
Lockport 15- Prairie Bluff Golf Course
Lockport 16- White Oak Library- Lockport
Lockport 17- Lockport Township Building
Lockport 18- Shiloh Baptist Church
Lockport 19- Club Lago Vista
Lockport 20- Richland School
Lockport 21- Willow Falls
Lockport 22- St. Anne's Catholic Church
Lockport 23- St. Anne's Catholic Church
Lockport 24- Fairmont Grade School
These changes are effective for the April 2, 2019 Consolidate Election and any future elections involving these precincts. All registered voters affected by these changes will receive a new voter registration card in the mail.
NEW LAW: ILLINOIS PASSED A BILL THAT WILL AUTOMATICALLY REGISTER ELIGIBLE VOTERS. Eligible voters will automatically be registered when visiting the Department of Motor Vehicles, Secretary of State's office and several other state agencies unless they opt out. Designated automatic voter registration agencies shall be implemented no later then July 1, 2019.
Election Judge Opportunities
Will County Clerk is seeking Election Judges to work upcoming elections. Before being assigned to an election, Election Judges are required to attend a 2 1/2 hour training class. Upon completion of training, Election Judges are paid $150.00 for the day they are assigned to work a polling place including mileage reimbursement. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, live in Will County and be entitled to vote at the next election. All interested individuals should apply to be Election Judges at: www.thewillcountyclerk.com
Lockport Township Monthly Meetings
To view a schedule of the regularly scheduled monthly meetings for Lockport Township 2019, please click here.
Freedom of Information Act
Please send all requests to the Clerk's office 1463 S. Farrell Road (Room 102), Lockport, IL 60441
Freedom of Information Act Request for Public Record Form
The fee for copies is 15 cents per page (black and white copies letter/legal) after the first 50 pages.