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Ela Township News

Under Construction

Indian Trails & Forest Lake Road Resurfacing

Posted on July 3, 2024

2024 Road Resurfacing Projects are anticipated to start the week of July 15th in the following locations: Indian Trails Subdivision: N Eagle Dr, N Arrowhead Dr Forest Lake Subdivision: N Garden Ln, W South Rd, N East Rd, W Willow Rd Please visit our Facebook page for updates.
Aqua Illinois Public Forum

Aqua Illinois, Inc. Public Forum

Posted on June 27, 2024

Solar Energy Current Site Location Map

Commercial Solar Energy System Public Hearing: April 3, 2024

Posted on March 13, 2024

Ela Township has received notice of a proposal before the Lake County Zoning Board of Appeals seeking a conditional use permit to establish a Commercial Solar Energy System located at 25428 N. Fairfield Road Hawthorn Woods, IL. The Lake County Zoning Board of Appeals will host a public hearing on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at...

MS4 Compliance 2024 (Year 21)

Posted on February 9, 2024

  Ela Township MS4 Presentation Year 21
Closed due to weather

Ela Township Closed Due to Weather

Posted on January 16, 2024

Ela Town Hall, including the Administration, Assessor, and Health & Wellness departments, as well as the Ela Township Community Center will be closed on Tuesday, January 16, 2024, due to frigid temperatures.  Ela Township transportation services have also been suspended for the day. Normal business hours will resume on Wednesday, January 17th at 8:00 a.m.

Aqua Illinois Update: November 2, 2023

Posted on November 2, 2023

Important Message from Aqua Illinois November 2, 2023 This is an important notice from Aqua sent on November 2nd, 2023. Please note, only previously notified customers on Tournament Drive South, Red Tail Drive, Somerset Hills Court and within Hawthorn Woods Country Club north of Schwerman Drive are affected. This is not a system-wide notice. On...

Aqua Illinois Boil Order Notice to Select Hawthorn Woods Residents

Posted on November 1, 2023

Posted on: October 31, 2023 Important Message from Aqua Illinois - Boil Order Important Message from Aqua Illinois October 31, 2023 The Village of Hawthorn Woods is in receipt of the following message from Aqua Illinois regarding their water system. Dear AQUA Customer: This is an important notice from AQUA sent on October 31st, 2023....

Assessor Position Vacancy

Posted on September 28, 2023

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 | 847-438-7823 NFC MEDIA CONTACT: Amy E. Shogren | 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!
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