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.
***ELECTRONICS RECYCLING EVENTS FOR 2014***
The Ela Highway Dept. is sponsoring two electronics recycling events this year. The events will be held on Saturday, April 26th and Saturday, August 2nd. The times for both events will be from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. and will be held at Knox Park, 1155 E. Rt. 22 in Lake Zurich.
Accepted items include: televisions, computers/accessories, monitors, keyboards, scanners, printers, cell phones, stereos, MP3s, alkaline and rechargeable batteries, holiday lights, CD players, DVD players, VCRs, video games, cameras, telephones, fax machines, shredders, microwaves and small household appliances. NOT ACCEPTED : air conditioners, large appliances, refrigerators and freezers (of any size), and chemical waste. NO COMMERCIAL OR BUSINESS MATERIALS WILL BE ACCEPTED.