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Ela Township 2021 Scholarship Awards

Posted on July 12, 2021

Historical Walk

Historical Walk Around the Lake

Posted on July 9, 2021

Take a step back in time, the Ela Historical Society has put together a wonderful educational audio tour you can take the next time you walk around beautiful Lake Zurich. Fifteen spots of Ela Township historical interest are talked about along the way.
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Ela Township Parks & Recreation Survey

Posted on June 21, 2021

Shred Event 5.8.2021

Recycle & Shred Event

Posted on May 17, 2021

Thank you Ela Township residents!  Our community recycle and shred event co-hosted with Ela Area Library was a huge success!
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Document Shredding & Electronics Recycling Event

Posted on May 4, 2021

Ela Township is co-hosting a document shredding and recycling event with the Ela Area Public Library on Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the library parking lot.  Click here for additional information.
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Waste Management Refuse Service Interruption for Unincorporated Ela Township Residents

Posted on February 16, 2021

Due to the heavy snowfall overnight on February 15, 2021, Waste Management cancelled refuse and recycle service in our area on February 16, 2021.  They will resume operations Wednesday, February 17, 2021, and will treat the week as if it were holiday week, where services are delayed one day all week.  This will impact all...
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Waste Management Refuse Service Interruption for Unincorporated Ela Township Residents

Posted on January 27, 2021

Due to the heavy snowfall on January 26, 2021, Waste Management cancelled refuse and recycle service in our area.  They will resume operations Wednesday, January 27, 2021, and will treat the week as if it were holiday week, where services are delayed one day all week.  This will impact all Unincorporated Ela Township residents with...
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Welcome to Our New Website!

Posted on January 6, 2021

We’re excited to launch a new website that will help us better serve Ela Township. Why this matters The new site will improve access to services and information to the people of Ela Township, as well as empower those internally who manage our digital services to the community. Phases There were three phases to our...
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Ela Township Celebrates Its Veterans

Posted on December 2, 2020

Veteran’s Day at Ela Township was like none other this year.  For so many of our country’s veterans, this day typically means getting together at the local VFW, Legion Hall, elementary school, or Senior Center to enjoy a meal, check-in with fellow veterans and rehash their times of military service. With the COVID-19 pandemic shutting...
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Ela Township Board Votes to Keep Property Tax Levy Flat

Posted on December 2, 2020

On Thursday, November 12, 2020, at the monthly Ela Township Board Meeting, the Ela Township Board voted to approve the fiscal year 2021-2022 property tax levy to remain flat.  This means that Ela Township will levy for a 0% property tax increase over the prior 2019-2020 fiscal year.  Ela Township, like many other townships throughout...
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Ela Township Road District Referendum Passes

Posted on November 4, 2020

On November 3, 2020, voters made a historic decision to approve the referendum to abolish the Road District in Ela Township.  The Road District presently serves up to 23.5 miles of roads in unincorporated Ela Township and another 80+ miles of roads through intergovernmental agreements with other municipalities via its Highway Department.  The Road District provides public works related services for four municipalities served within Ela Township...
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Ela Township Board Votes to put Road District Consolidation on the November 2020 Ballot

Posted on August 26, 2020

On Thursday, August 13, 2020, the Ela Township Board voted 4-1 to approve a resolution to place a proposition on the November 3, 2020, ballot asking voters if the Road District in the Township of Ela should be abolished and consolidated with the Township of Ela. Presently, these are two separate government entities and taxing...
2020 Scholarship Awards

Ela Township 2020 Scholarship Awards

Posted on August 11, 2020

On July 9, 2020, at a Special Board Meeting, the Ela Township Supervisor Gloria Palmblad, including other members of the Ela Township Board presented a select group of graduating Lake Zurich High School seniors with $1,500.00 scholarships toward their continuing education. Scholarship dollars are 100% funded solely by Township permit fees assessed at the Knigge...
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Ela 55+ Program Offers Curbside Meal Pickup Program for Seniors

Posted on April 27, 2020

In a continued effort to support the needs of older adults living within Ela Township, and in compliance with current social distancing guidelines, the Ela 55+ staff has implemented an affordable curbside meal pickup option for Ela 55+ members who would usually enjoy meals at the Ela Eatery at the Ela Township Community Center. The...
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