Annual Town Meeting
When Townships were formed in the mid-1800s, a goal was to be the closest form of government to the people. The Annual Town Meeting for all Townships in Illinois are held on the second Tuesday in April. Avon Township will hold their Annual Town Meeting on April 12 at Avon Township Community Room at 7:00 in the evening. Included below are the critical timelines prior to the Annual Town Meeting.
- March 1, 2016 – 15 or more registered voters in Avon Township may request items to be put on the agenda that are relevant to the powers granted to the Township. Relevant powers are found in Township Code 60 ILCS 1/30-10(b). Forms are available at the Township Office to assist the public in this process.
- March 14, 2016 – Township Board of Trustees must approve the agenda items for the Annual Town Meeting but no later than March 25, 2016.
- March 25, 2016 – The Clerk will post the agenda on the meetings area of the outside door. She will also send an agenda to the newspapers.
- April 12, 2016 – Annual Town Meeting held at 7:00 P.M. AT 433 E. Washington St., Round Lake Park, IL
For further information, please contact the Township Clerk, Jeanne Kearby at (847) 546-1446 ext 305
Free AARP Tax Preparation Services
This year, get help with your taxes. AARP offers this volunteer-run service to taxpayers with middle and low incomes regardless of age. REGISTER for a free one-hour appointment: 847-362-2330. or webres.cooklib.org, or at the library; registration opens at 9 a.m. Saturday, January 16.
Disabled Veteran’s Homestead Exemptions
If you are a disabled Veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces, you may qualify for a Homestead Exemption on Property Taxes. Please click here to learn more
Avon Township is pleased to announce that we will be offering “free” Basic Budgeting Classes for Township Residents on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Please click on the title to see the details. 2016 Schedule will be posted the week of February 1st 2016.