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
Unofficial Results From the Local Contests. We've compiled the voter tallies for the area school board and Frankfort races.
The elections are over. Now it's time to see who won and find out what they're planning. Here is a list of of some of the races that affect Frankfort. See the unofficial vote totals. See above 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. Names in bold indicate winners. Get news alerts and Facebook updates from these Lincoln-Way Patch sites:
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 …
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Lynch is running for Frankfort Township Collector.
Name: Bob Lynch Position Sought: Frankfort Township Collector Campaign Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org What will be your single most important priority if you get elected? Release of public information to the township residents in a timely and efficient manner. Home Address: Formerly of Mokena and currently in Frankfort Family Members: Wife Nancy, Jenna (daughter), Stepfather to Michelle Miritello and Mike Cizek Education: Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration from Saint Xavier Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management from Saint Xavier Current Occupation and Employer: Former Records Manager for the Chicago Board of Trade and CME Group Political Party Affiliation: Democrat Why are you seeking office? …
Michael T. Benoit is running for Frankfort Township Highway Commissioner
Name: Michael T. Benoit Position Sought: Frankfort Township Highway Commissioner Campaign Contact Information: email@example.com , www.victory2013.com What will be your single most important priority if you get elected? To reduce government spending thus saving the taxpayers money. Home Address: 1005 Prestwick Drive, Frankfort IL 60423 Family Members: Education: High School: Graduated from Stagg High School College: Graduated from the IBEW Local #134 Apprenticeship and continued studies in business and finance at UIC. Current Occupation and Employer: President and Founder of John Kelley Electric Political Party Affiliation: Democrat Why are you seeking office? Because I feel that the current township leadership has misled the …
Knoerzer is running for Frankfort Township Clerk.
Name: Mary Louise Knoerzer Position Sought: Frankfort Township Clerk Campaign Contact Information: www.victory2013.com What will be your single most important priority if you get elected? To update the website on a monthly basis; posting Board meeting minutes, the yearly budget and the monthly bills approved each month. The Township residents should be able to access this public information easily via the website. Home Address: Mokena Family Members: Husband Rob, son Charlie currently attending Rush University, Chicago earning a Masters in Perfusion Technology and oldest son Rob currently living in Chesapeake, VA as a pilot for the US Navy. Education: Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from Quincy College Current Occupation and …
Hassell is running for Trustee of Frankfort Township.
Name: Colleen Hassell Position Sought: Frankfort Township Trustee Campaign Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org 815-469-3080, www.victory2013.com What will be your single most important priority if you get elected? I would like to better inform the people that live in Frankfort Township of what the role of the Township is and what services are available. When I tell people that I am running for Trustee, most question what the Township does. People often don't even know if they live within the Township. It is my goal to generate more public exposure to the office and create a welcoming environment where the public can feel that they are an integral part of the Township processes. Home Address: Graceland Lane, Frankfort IL 60423 …
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.