denise-rumchak-newLockport Township Clerk

Office Location
Lockport Township Government
1463 S. Farrell Road
Suite 102 (1st Floor)
Lockport, IL 60441

Office Hours:
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Monday through Friday
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Closed for Lunch

Contact Information:
Phone: (815)838-1031
Fax: (815)838-4272


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.

Township Meetings/Minutes

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.

Election Official

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.


Registration is open through out the year except during the 27 days preceding an election. The next election is the General Primary Election, March 17, 2020. Registration reopens the second day following the election. The last day to Register to Vote at the Lockport Township Clerk's Office is February 18, 2020.


Residents of Lockport Township who cannot make it to the polls on March 17,2020 for the General Primary Election may vote EARLY in person at Township Clerk Denise Mushro Rumchak's office at:

Lockport Township Building
Room 102
1463 S. Farrell Road
Lockport, IL 60441

Early Voting Dates: March 2, 2020 through March 14, 2020
Early Voting Hours: Monday through Friday  8:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday: March 7th-     9:00am - 12:00pm
                       March 14th-   8:30 am - 12:30pm

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 12, 2020 for the General Primary Election March 17, 2020.

Please feel free to come or call the Lockport Township Clerk's Office to request a VOTE BY MAIL APPLICATION 


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

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:

Lockport Township Monthly Meetings

To view a schedule of the regularly scheduled monthly meetings for Lockport Township 2019please click here.

Freedom of Information Act

F.O.I.A. Officer:

Denise Rumchak

Please send all requests to:

Lockport Township Clerk
1463 S. Farrell Road (Room 102),
Lockport, IL 60441
Fax: 815-838-4272

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.