Ela Township facilities are open to the public from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Thursday, and from 8:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. on Friday.  Masks are optional for all visitors and staff regardless of vaccination status.  For more information and resources on Covid-19, please click here.


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Ela Township News

Plastic Recycle Update

Ela Township Plastic Recycling Program

Posted on July 26, 2023

2023 Scholarship Awards

Posted on July 17, 2023

Pickleball Ribbon Cutting

Pickleball & Tennis Court Ribbon Cutting June 21, 2023

Posted on June 14, 2023

Ela Township is inviting residents to join us at a ribbon cutting event for the newly installed pickleball and tennis courts at Knox Park.

Memorial Day Flag Distribution

Posted on June 1, 2023

This Memorial Day Ela Township wants to give special thanks  to all who have served our wonderful country – we should never forget those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom! Special thanks to their families, who also sacrificed. In honor of this occasion, Ela Township would like to thank Carol Sullivan and her...

Refuse & Recycle Contract

Posted on May 9, 2023

One of the many services provided by Ela Township to unincorporated Ela Township residents is the negotiation of refuse and recycle services in order to get the best rates possible. The current contract with Waste Management is due to expire in August. The Township has received bids from Groot, LRS, and Waste Management. At the...

Ela Township Officials Attend Lobby Day in Springfield

Posted on April 27, 2023

On April 27, 2023, Trustee Wilhoit, Trustee Ufodike, and Township Manager Ted Marciniak attended Township Lobby Day in Springfield where they met with Senator Dan McConchie, Illinois Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias, and Representative Nabeela Syed .      
Fitness Court

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Ela Township, and National Fitness Campaign Make Fitness Free for Everyone in Ela Township

Posted on October 4, 2022

State-of-the-Art Outdoor Fitness Court® in Ela Township SITE PARTNER MEDIA CONTACT: Gloria Palmblad | supervisorpalmblad@elatownship.org 847-438-7823 NFC MEDIA CONTACT: Amy E. Shogren | ashogren@nfchq.com 813-505-7482 Lake Zurich, Ill.— Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Ela Township and National Fitness Campaign (NFC) have partnered to bring an outdoor Fitness Court® to Ela Township. The Fitness...
2022 HW Parade

Hawthorn Woods Fourth of July Parade

Posted on July 11, 2022

Members of the Ela Township Board take part in celebrating our independence at the Hawthorn Woods Fourth of July Parade!

Knox Park Playground Ribbon Cutting June 4, 2022

Posted on June 10, 2022

The Ela Township Board and their staff, along with State Representative Chris Bos, members of the Lake Zurich Fire Department, and our community gathered the morning of June 4th for a ribbon cutting of the new playground equipment that was recently installed.
Barrington Bench

John Barrington Memorial Bench Dedication

Posted on June 6, 2022

We honored the late Ela Township Assessor, John Barrington, with a park bench dedicated in his memory and in recognition of his many years of service to Ela Township. The dedication was held at Knox Park, in Lake Zurich, Illinois, on the afternoon of May 20th. Although it was an overcast day, it was nice...
Green your routine

Document Shredding & Electronics Recycling Event : May 7, 2022

Posted on March 25, 2022

Ela Township is co-hosting a document shredding and recycling event with the Ela Area Public Library on Saturday, May 7, 2022 from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Ela Area Library parking lot.  Click here for additional information.  
2022 IGCBK Flyer

2022 I Got Caught Being Kind Event

Posted on February 14, 2022

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