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ABOUT THE TOWNSHIP AND OUR PURPOSE

Elk Grove Township is committed to providing residents with the level of services and programs that best fit their wants and needs.

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ELECTED OFFICIALS

Meet the team of elected officials and trustees making decisions with the township’s best interest in mind.

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MEETINGS, MINUTES AND FINANCIALS

Your resource for all matters related to Township meetings, official minutes, finances, and funding.

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ABOUT THE ASSESSOR’S OFFICE

From applying for tax exemptions to filing property tax appeals, get answers to questions about your property tax bills.

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PROPERTY TAX APPEALS

Your property taxes are based upon your home’s estimated value. Find out how the property tax appeal process works and, if necessary, how the Township can help you appeal your property tax bill.

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PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS

Exemptions can waive or reduce some of the property taxes you pay. Learn more about the available exemptions for which you may qualify and how to apply for them to legally reduce what you own in taxes.

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SOCIAL SERVICES

The Township offers a variety of free programs and services to help residents regain control of their lives and achieve self-sufficiency. Learn more about the many valuable resources available to you.

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RESIDENT SERVICES

As a resident of this Township, you are eligible to access programs and resources to help you through any physical or financial challenges you may face. Reach out to us should you need assistance or referrals to services in your time of need.

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COMMUNITY SERVICES

From transportation and employment to passports and parking placards, you’ll find a wide variety of helpful services designed to save you time and energy. If it makes your life easier and serves the needs of the community, you’ll find it here.

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Passport Services Available Through Elk Grove Township

While the Township can assist with passport renewals for minors, they cannot assist with the renewal of adult passports. Adult passports that expired within the last five years must be renewed by mail, or on a limited basis, online. Adult passports that expired more than five years ago require a new passport application and as […]

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Elk Grove Township Connects with Partners to Serve the Community

EGTAC was established in 2016, meets twice per year, and includes nearly 40 organizations. Member groups serve a wide variety of individuals and families in need of help. Examples of needs they address are homelessness, mental health, drug abuse, domestic violence and senior-disabled transportation. These needs are expanding as the northwest suburbs continue to grow

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Elk Grove Township Connects with Partners to Serve the Community

EGTAC was established in 2016, meets twice per year, and includes nearly 40 organizations. Member groups serve a wide variety of individuals and families in need of help. Examples of needs they address are homelessness, mental health, drug abuse, domestic violence and senior-disabled transportation. These needs are expanding as the northwest suburbs continue to grow

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Elk Grove Township Launches Donation Campaign for Food Pantry

The Food Pantry served an average of 522 families each month throughout 2022, which represented a 38% increase compared to 2021. The number of residents who use this valuable service has continued to show an increase through the early part of this year, with an average of 648 families served in January of 2023, indicating

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Elk Grove Township Launches Donation Campaign for Food Pantry

The Food Pantry served an average of 522 families each month throughout 2022, which represented a 38% increase compared to 2021. The number of residents who use this valuable service has continued to show an increase through the early part of this year, with an average of 648 families served in January of 2023, indicating

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Taxpayers Have an Extra Month to Pay First Installment Tax Bills

Taxpayers should note that the extension of the due date is a result of special circumstances surrounding last year’s tax bills and will be in effect for this year only. Under state law, Cook County tax payments are supposed to be spread throughout the year, with first installment bills due on March 1 and second

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Elk Grove Township Offers Confidential Mental Health Counseling for Residents

According to Elk Grove Township Clinical Director Luanne Pross, there has been a substantial increase in the number of individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues over the last several years. Pross believes that COVID-19 pandemic, social media, and financial uncertainty are some of the more significant factors driving this emerging crisis.

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Elk Grove Township Community Empowerment Fund Meets Community Need

The CEF Board of Directors oversees and approves the distribution of funds. The funds have been used for a multitude of social service purposes, all of which benefit residents of Elk Grove Township.  Funding examples include pest control services for a low-income family with a major infestation problem, the purchase of a water heater for

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Donors Sought for Elk Grove Township’s Holiday Giving Programs

The Thanksgiving Basket program provides all the fixings for the traditional holiday meal to in-need families living in the Township. Donors can put together as many laundry baskets or boxes as they would like to donate and fill them with non-perishable food items. The list of items is provided to donors by Township staff members

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Elk Grove Township Serves Senior Citizens in Myriad of Ways

“The Township has seen a significant increase in our community’s senior population and their needs,” said Elk Grove Township Supervisor George Busse. “We are working to meet these growing needs with expanded and impactful services.”  The variety of services available to seniors include: The ‘client choice’ Food Pantry allows seniors to shop for the items

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