Wednesday, April 17, 2013
A collection for discarded electronics will be available as well.
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is sponsored by the Will County Land Use Department, Resources Recovery and Energy Division. The annual event this year is scheduled form 8 a.m.-3 p.m. April 27 at Crete-Monee High School, 1515 W. Exchange St., Crete. Frankfort Township Officials together with Will County Green are promoting the collection. For more information, check the Will County Green website. The collection is specifically for household chemicals, such as paint thinners, oil-based paint, aerosol paints, pesticides, lawn chemicals and more. For more information about the annual event, go to the Frankfort Township website. Get news alerts and Facebook updates from these Patch sites:
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
It was clear early in the evening that it was a Republican sweep for Frankfort Township officials.
Those who cast a ballot Tuesday gave incumbents for Frankfort Township a clear vote of confidence. Every office and the trustees were re-elected for another four-year term. The after-the-polls-close party at Jameson's Pub, 9545 W. St. Francis Road, where Republican incumbents gathered to watch the returns, got enthusiastic early. As each of the precincts came in, it was a clear victory for those who have been running the township for the past four years. The winners are: Kral, assessor, was the top vote-getter for Frankfort Township. He raked in a total of 5,546 compared to challenger George Perros, with 2,395. Carlson re-gained his position as highway commissioner with 5,022 votes compared to challenger Mike Benoit, who received 2,742 …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
The results are in. Find out who will sit on the Mokena Board of Trustees, Mokena District 159 and Summit Hill District 161 boards of education, and Frankfort Township departments.
The elections are over. Now it's time to see who won and find out what they're planning. Here is the the list of links to stories covering some of the races that affect New Lenox. See below for the unofficial polling numbers from the Will County Clerk's website. Numbers include votes cast today, as well as absentee and early ballots. Results will not be made official until April 30. Readers might like: It's easy to keep up with Patch!
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Cory Singer replaces Ed Ronkowski as the chairperson for the Frankfort Township Republicans.
Mokena's Ed Ronkowski gave up his position of chair of the Frankfort Township Republican organization on March 15. Cory Singer, 40, of Frankfort, accepted the position, beginning March 26. Ronkowski, who served as Frankfort Township Republican chair for four years, said time demands forced a decision to step away from leadership in the township. He maintains his role as chair for the Will County Republicans. A retired attorney, Ronkowski said the volunteer position in Frankfort Township was too time-consuming. He was spending between four and eight hours a day in the job. Now he has more time to dedicate to the role of chair for the Will County Republicans. Ronkowski has headed the County Republican team for the last two years. Singer, …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
A how-to freeze your property tax bill for seniors is scheduled this month for by the Frankfort Towship Assessor's Office. Two sessions are offered in April.
Seniors who want a smaller property tax bill should attend one of the Frankfort Township Assessor's Senior Freeze Days. It’s a great way to make sure a tax bill is as low as it can go. This year’s Senior Freeze Days are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 5 and April 24 at the Frankfort Township Municipal Complex, 11000 W. Lincoln Highway, Frankfort. “We want to help the seniors out,” Joe Kral, Frankfort Township assessor said. “We want them to be able to take care of this without going to the County Office Building in downtown Joliet. We want to make sure they have all the assistance they need.” Kral will have additional workers at his office to help home owners complete the forms to request the exemptions. The application process itself …
Monday, March 25, 2013
This election guide contains information about township candidates and coverage.
According to the township website: The board meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of every month. Click on a candidate's name for biographical information and answers to our candidate questionnaires, and check back for updates.
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Family and Pet Easter Spring Fling is coming up.
It seems in Frankfort Township that Easter is going to the dogs and cats. It's all part of the fun. So in the words of Neil Diamond "pack up the babies and grab the old ladies and everyone come" to the second annual Family and Pet Easter Spring Fling. The event is planned from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 30 at Frankfort Animal Control, 9434 W. LaPorte Road, Mokena. Dogs, cats and other pets are welcome. They must be leashed or in a carrier, and each animal must have a current rabies vaccination tag or certificate. There will be an Easter egg hunt for kids and their pets, an inexpensive micro-chipping service, vendors, speakers and raffle prizes. Hot dogs, of course, will be offered for lunch at no charge. "The Spring Fling is a lot of fun …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Markham is running for Collector of Frankfort Township.
Name: Patrick Markham Position Sought: Frankfort Township Collector Campaign Contact Information: email@example.com What will be your single most important priority if you get elected? If reelected, I would work to control the township’s expenses while maintaining the services offered by the food pantry, the transportation system and the Highway Department. Home Address: 18722 Wren Circle Mokena Family Members: Wife Robyn Education: Yes, and Experience AND uncommon common sense. all the norm Current Occupation and Employer: Former Owner Multi National Company serving the OEM Computer industry. Asset Recovery etc. Semi Retired Political Party Affiliation: Republican Why are you seeking office? I want to make sure Frankfort Township’s …
Perros is running for Assessor of Frankfort Township.
Name: George Perros Position Sought: Frankfort Township Assessor Campaign Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org What will be your single most important priority if you get elected? Making sure that everybody is being assessed fairly. With the current economy and the ongoing loss in home values, it is essential that all home values are constantly monitored. Home Address: 21361 Brown Drive Frankfort, IL 60423 Family Members: Mary Beth -Wife Tim - Son Education: Ottawa Township High School, Ottawa, IL Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby, IL Illinois State University, Normal, IL Current Occupation and Employer: Perros & Associates, Inc. Property Tax Consulting of Commercial and Industrial Properties Certified Illinois Assessing…
Piccolin is running for Clerk of Frankfort Township.
Name: Nella Piccolin Position Sought: Clerk of Frankfort Township Campaign Contact Information: What will be your single most important priority if you get elected? Home Address: 682 Brookside Lane, Frankfort IL. 60423 Family Members: Married to E.J. Dal Bello With two grown sons Frank and Antonio not living at home Education: Current Occupation and Employer: Political Party Affiliation: Republican Vice Chairman Frankfort Township Republican Organization Why are you seeking office? What sets you apart from the other candidates? My experience and active participation in community service. I have lived in Frankfort Township for over 30 Years. Current Frankfort Township Clerk Current office manager Kensington Research Past …