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Crete Township

Crete Township Trustees Meet; Discuss Transportation Costs

Supervisor Mike Liccar has been speaking to Will County officials regarding the township’s public transportation costs increasing. He was informed that Crete Township residents are using the service at record numbers. However, the problem is that costs have increased so much that the service is becoming cost prohibitive. For example, last year the average monthly…

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Crete Township Board Meeting

Crete Township Trustees discussed the proposed land donation by Mr. Deel. Deel is moving to Florida and offered to donate landlocked parcels to the Township. After learning that Deel has donated land to the village and park district, Township Supervisor Michael Liccar contacted each office. However, those entities declined the donations, as they did not…

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Crete Township Fire Department Awarded Federal Grant

Crete Township Fire Protection District will receive a $27,000 federal grant. Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced that seven South Suburban fire departments were awarded federal grants, totaling more than $1.5 million. This federal funding will be used to hire, recruit and improve operations and safety within the departments. Other suburban departments receiving grants: •    Burnham…

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Crete Township Recognized by SSSRA

Feature Photo Caption: Crete Township Supervisor Michael Liccar accepts a recognition plaque from Janet Porter, SSSRA Executive Director. —photo by Jim Piacenti Janet Porter, Director of South Suburban Special Recreation District, addressed the Township Board with information regarding the programs offered to residents with disabilities. Also, she thanked the Board for their continued support of the…

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Crete Township Trustees Meet, Set Investment Policy

Trustees approved a new Investment Policy for Crete Township. The policy applies to the investment activities of all Crete Township. The policy states that the Crete Township Supervisor shall be responsible for all transactions and shall establish a system of controls of the activities of all subordinates who are directly involved in the assistance of…

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Crete Township Picnic

Featured Photo Caption: Crete Township hosted a picnic for the seniors in Crete Park. The food was catered by Events Catering and deserts by Cone Cottage. —photo by James Piacentini

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Crete Township Board Meets

Trustees approved the proposed budget for Town Fund and Road and Bridge Fund for 2018-2019. After the 30-day public display, both budgets will be passed on June 13. The Plan Commission is requiring conditions for Borrego Solar Farms request for Special Use Permits for a solar farm in Crete Township. They are requiring that construction…

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Crete Township Regular Meeting; Continues Discussing New Town Hall

Crete Township Trustees continued the discussion of the Capital Improvement Fund. At the last meeting and preliminary budget workshop, Trustees discussed creating a capital improvement fund to be used for infrastructure and public safety issues. Trustees continued discussing expanding the Town Hall. Ideally, the board would like to finance the expansion by using excess revenues.…

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Crete Township Trustees Meet; Consider New Town Hall

by Chris Russell Crete Township Trustees are gathering information and resident’s opinions regarding the building of new Town Hall campus. They have established a Capital Improvement Fund and are moving forward with a study to replace the current Town Hall. Board members have entered this discussion because the current building is 30 years old and…

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