Clerk

Lockport Township Clerk

DENISE MUSHRO RUMCHAK

clerk

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

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

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

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The township clerk is the clerk for the township board. The clerk is the keeper of the townshp'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, amd regulations made by the electors at any towmship 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.



REGISTER TO VOTE

Registration is open through out the year except during the 27 days preceding an election. The next election is the General Election, November 6, 2018. Registration reopens the second day following the election. The last day to Register to Vote at the Lockport Township Clerk's Office is October 9, 2018.

 

EARLY VOTING

Residents of Lockport Township who cannot make it to the polls on November 6, 2018 for the General  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: October 22, 2018 through November 3, 2018

Early Voting Hours: Monday - Friday 9AM - 4PM

Saturday: October 27th & November 3rd

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 November 1, 2018 for the General Election November 6, 2018. 

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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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 Rectreation Center                                    Lockport 13-   Carillon Lakes Club House

                                                      Lockport 02-   Joliet Junior College- Romeoville Campus            Lockport 14-   White Oak Library- Crest Hill Branch

                                                      Lockport 03-    Irene H King Elementary School                           Lockport 15-   Prairie Bluff Golf Course

                                                      Lockport 04-    Romeoville High School                                          Lockport 16-  White Oak Library- Lockport

                                                      Lockport 05-    American Legion Hall                                              Lockport 17-   Lockport Township Building

                                                      Lockport 06-    Kenneth L Hermansen School                               Lockport 18-   Shiloh Baptist Church

                                                      Lockport 07-    Wesglen Club House                                               Lockport 19-   Club Lago Vista

                                                      Lockport 08-    Friendship Center at Highpoint                             Lockport 20-   Richland School

                                                      Lockport 09-   Grand Haven Club House                                        Lockport 21-    Willow Falls

                                                      Lockport 10-   American Legion Hall                                               Lockport 22-    St. Anne's Catholic Church

                                                      Lockport 11-   Central Square Building                                          Lockport 23-    St. Anne's Catholic Church

                                                      Lockport 12-   Shepherd of the HIll Church                                   Lockport 24-     Fairmont Grade School

These changes are effective for the November 6, 2018 General 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, Nancy Schultz Voots, 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 milage 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 2018, please click here.

 

Freedom of Information Act

F.O.I.A. Officer:
Denise Rumchak

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 -- PDF Format

The fee for copies is 15 cents per page (black and white copies letter/legal) after the first 50 pages.

 

 

Minutes / Agenda

October 9, 2018 Road & Bridge  View Agenda/Packet
October 9, 2018 General Assistance View Agenda/Packet
October 9, 2018 Senior Fund View Agenda/Packet
October 9, 2018 Town Fund View Agenda/Packet
September 11, 2018 Road & Bridge View Minutes
September 11, 2018 Road & Bridge View Agenda/Packet #1
September 11, 2018 Road & Bridge View Agenda/Packet #2
September 11, 2018 Road & Bridge View Agenda/Packet #3
September 11, 2018 Road & Bridge View Agenda/Packet #4
September 11,  2018 General Assistance View Minutes
September 11, 2018 General Assistance View Agenda/Packet
September 11, 2018 Senior Fund View Minutes
September 11, 2018 Senior Fund View Agenda/Packet
September 11, 2018 Town Fund View Minutes
September 11, 2018 Town Fund View Agenda/Packet #1
September 11, 2018 Town Fund View Agenda/Packet #2
August 23, 2018 Special Meeting View Minutes
August 23, 2018 Special Meeting View Agenda/Packet
August 14, 2018 Road & Bridge View Minutes
August 14, 2018 Road & Bridge View Agenda/Packet
August 14, 2018 General Assistance View Minutes
August 14, 2018 General Assistance View Agenda/Packet
August 14, 2018 Senior Fund View Minutes
August 14, 2018 Senior Fund View Agenda/Packet
August 14, 2018 Town Fund View Minutes
August 14, 2018 Town Fund View Agenda/Packet
July 31, 2018 Workshop Meeting View Minutes
July 31, 2018 Workshop Meeting View Agenda/Packet
July 10, 2018 Road & Bridge View Minutes
July 10, 2018 Road & Bridge View Agenda/Packet
July 10, 2018 General Assistance View Minutes
July 10, 2018 General Assistance View Agenda/Packet
July 10, 2018 Senior Fund View Minutes
July 10, 2018 Senior Fund View Agenda/Packet
July 10, 2018 Town Fund View Minutes
July 10, 2018 Town Fund View Agenda/Packet
June 12, 2018 Road & Bridge View Minutes
June 12, 2018 Road & Bridge View Agenda/Packet
June 12, 2018 General Assistance View Minutes
June 12, 2018 General Assistance View Agenda/Packet
June 12, 2018 Senior Fund View Minutes
June 12, 2018 Senior Fund View Agenda/Packet
June 12, 2018 Town Fund View Minutes
June 12, 2018 Town Fund View Agenda/Packet 1
June 12, 2018 Town Fund Packet #2
June 12, 2018 Town Fund Packet #3
June 12, 2018 Town Fund Packet #4
June 12, 2018 Town Fund Packet #5
May 22, 2018 Workshop Meeting View Minutes
May 22, 2018 Workshop Meeting View Agenda
May 8, 2018 Town Fund View Minutes
May 8, 2018 Town Fund View Agenda/Packet
May 8, 2018 Senior Fund View Minutes
May 8, 2018 Senior Fund View Agenda/Packet
May 8, 2018 General Assistance View Minutes
May 8, 2018 General Assistance View Agenda/Packet
May 8, 2018 Road & Bridge View Minutes
May 8, 2018 Road & Bridge View Agenda/Packet
May 8, 2018 Public Hearing- Town View Minutes
May 8, 2018 Public Hearing- Town View Agenda/Packet
May 8, 2018 Public Hearing- Road & Bridge View Minutes
May 8, 2018 Public Hearing- Road & Bridge View Agenda/Packet
April 10, 2018 Annual Town Meeting View Agenda
April 3, 2018 Town Fund View Minutes
April 3, 2018 Town Fund View Agenda
April 3, 2018 Senior Fund View Minutes
April 3, 2018 Senior Fund View Agenda
April 3, 2018 General Assistance View Minutes
April 3, 2018 General Assistance View Agenda
April 3, 2018 Road & Bridge View Minutes
April 3, 2018 Road & Bridge View Agenda
     
 The Agenda for each regular meeting and special meeting (except a meeting held in the event of a bona fida emergency, rescheduled regular meeting, or any reconvened meeting) shall be posted at the Lockport Township Government Building and at the location where the meeting is to be held at forty-eight (48) in advance of the holding of the meeting. The Lockport Township Governemnt shall also post on its website the agenda for any regular or special meetings. The Lockport Township Government may modify its agenda  for any regular or special meeting. The Lockport Township Board may modify its agenda before or at the meeting for which public notice is given, provided that, in no event may the Lockport Township Board act upon any matters which are not posted on the agenda at least fority-eight (48) hours in advance of the time for the holding of the meeting.

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