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Washington Township

Washington Township Board Bits

• Washington Township Assessor Mary Tamez told trustees there have been 27 property tax appeals filed. Tamez explained that homeowners are required to file their appeal with the county and they contact the local assessor. If the parties cannot agree on a revised assessment, both parties are required to provide evidence (photos, comparable properties, etc.)…

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Washington Township Offering Senior Breakfast/Flu Shot Program

Washington Township, in cooperation with the Village of Beecher, will sponsor a “Senior Breakfast” for all Washington Township seniors on Saturday, September 22, at 8:30 a.m., at Cardinal Creek Golf Course. In addition to a nutritious breakfast, the township has partnered with Beecher’s Quick Scrips Pharmacy to hold its 10th annual “Flu Shot Clinic” during the event. Any…

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Blume Retires after 32 Years as Washington Twp. Assessor

Washington Township AssessorCarol Ann Blume submitted her letter of resignation as the Washington Township Assessor effective July 31st. Blume has served as Assessor for 32 ½ years. Blume was appointed Deputy Assessor in 1984 for Washington Township from where she was elected to her first term of office as Assessor in 1985. Blume stated that her “life circumstances” have changed and it…

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Washington Township Board Meeting

Road Commissioner Jerry Meyer informed Trustees that the JCB tractor had an electronic problem and was taken to a dealer in Springfield because no local dealers were equipped to make the repairs. Supervisor Stanula requested, from BMS Landscape, an updated contract for lawn care at the Washington Township Center. Also, two dead trees will be…

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Public Notice: Prevailing Wage

PUBLIC NOTICE: On June 4, 2018, Washington Township, the Washington Township Road District, and the Washington Township Community Building Board of Managers each passed an ordinance establishing prevailing wage rates for construction to be the same as those in Will County, as determined by the Illinois Department of Labor. Anyone wishing to inspect said ordinances…

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Washington Township Holds Regular Meeting

Working through the budget, Washington Township Trustees are noting that the parking lot needs to be resurfaced and has become a priority for the coming year. The Township will pay the Road District to prep the lot for paving, and an outside contractor to pave the lot. The projected has been budgeted at $25,000. Also,…

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Rural historic structural survey of Washington Township underway

The Will County Historic Preservation Commission has begun structural surveys of all pre-1960 rural structures in Washington Township. The survey of Will County townships began in 1999. Including Washington Township, there are two townships still to be completed. Consultants Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. will conduct the survey during daylight hours over the next several…

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Washington Township Hears Landscaping Business Concerns

Ken Rewers and Bob Connors addressed the Board regarding a recent zoning application requested by their neighbor, Tyler Jabaay. Jabaay is requesting permission to operate a landscaping business from his property. They indicated they have met with Will County officials regarding the request and have several concerns. They stated that the property is used as…

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