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  • September 1, 2014 – Labor Day
  • September 11, 2014 – Board Meeting
    7:30 pm
  • October 9, 2014 – Board Meeting
    7:30 pm

Town Hall Location
1155 East Route 22
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Mon - Thurs: 8am - 5pm
Fri: 8am - 1pm

Road District Location
23605 Echo Lake Road
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Mon - Fri: 7am - 3:30pm

Community Center Location
380 Surryse Road
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 3:30pm

Phone Numbers
Supervisor: 847-438-7823
Clerk: 847-438-7826
Assessor: 847-438-8370
Highway: 847-438-2371
Dial-A-Ride Bus: 847-438-6677
Ela "55 Plus: 847-438-9160
Youth Center: 847-438-5300
Social Worker: 847-540-8380
Other Community Links


Ela TownshipEla Township Mission
To provide leadership and coordination to help develop a community dedicated to maintaining and improving the quality of life in Ela Township.

Commitment to Serving Local Needs
The elected officials and staff of Ela Township are committed to serving local residents’ needs and responding to local issues.

Located in southwest Lake County, Illinois, Ela Township began on November 6, 1849, and is named after an early settler, George Ela. Isaac Fox donated one acre of land to the Township, which is now Ela Park and the former site of the Ela Town Hall and the Township Offices. Today the Ela Town Hall Serves as the site of the Ela Historical Society on the first floor, and a community meeting room on the second floor. As of 2010 The Ela Township Offices are located at 1155 E. Route 22 in Lake Zurich.

Ela Township serves 40,000+ residents and covers 36 square miles. Within its borders are all or part of the Villages of Barrington, Deer Park, Hawthorn Woods, Kildeer, Lake Zurich, Long Grove, North Barrington, & portions of unincorporated Palatine and Mundelein.

Important Information

 ******Employment Opportunity******

EMPLOYMENT   -   Part Time Position

Youth Director

Education: BA degree in Education, Human Development or equivalent

Experience preferred

Position Summary: The Program Director manages overall daily operations of the youth program. Plan, create, develop, oversee implementation, supervises programs and staff and performs related administrative duties.

Demonstrate leadership to assure conduct, safety and overall positive development of youth. Create a safe environment where youth can achieve their goals and succeed.

Please send resume to Ela Township, 1155 East Route 22, Lake Zurich, IL 60047

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The Ela Township August meeting will be held Thursday, August 7th.  7:30 p.m. at 1155 E. Route 22 Lower Level Board Room.