Wayne Township Illinois

The township covers those portions of municipalities that fall within Dupage County.

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Founded in 1850, Wayne Township is a 36 square-mile area located in the northwest corner of DuPage County, which contains all or portions of Bartlett, Carol Stream, Hanover Park, Wayne, West Chicago, St. Charles, as well as a large unincorporated area.

Overseeing the general operation of the township is the township Supervisor, one of eight elected officials.

The Clerk is responsible for maintaining township records and coordinating matters of voter registration and elections with the county. By law, Illinois townships are charged with three basic functions:

  1. General assistance for the indigent. This is provided by our General Assistance Department.
  2. The assessment of real property for local taxation, supervised by the Assessor.
  3. Maintenance of roads and bridges not covered by federal, state, or other local jurisdictions. The Road Department is supervised by the Highway Commissioner.

In addition, the Senior Center provides seminars on many topics and a host of social activities to help township seniors maintain an active and productive lifestyle.

WAYS (Wayne/Winfield Area Youth/Family Services), housed in the Wayne Township office, is funded jointly by Wayne and Winfield townships.

Wayne Township cooperates extensively with the DuPage County Sheriff's office and pays for the services of an additional deputy assigned specifically to the township.

Township Departments

Township Office:
27W031 North Avenue
West Chicago IL 60185
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Supervisor arrow
Township administration, general information

Clerk arrow
Official records, election information

Assessor arrow
Property assessment, taxpayer information

Road District arrow
Roads, bridges, brush pickup in unincorporated areas

General Assistance Department arrow
Help for those in need, including financial and medical assistance, food pantry, clothes closet, and more.

Senior Center arrow
Social Activites, classes make this a fun and helpful place for Wayne Township seniors

WAYS arrow
Wayne/Winfield Area Youth/Family Services provides counseling and support for youth and families.

Elected Officials arrow
Eight elected officials make up the Township Board (Supervisor, Clerk, Assessor, Highway Commissioner, and four trustees.)

Additional Information:

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Upcoming Town Board meetings
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Thankful For Our Volunteers

The Wayne Township Senior Center Knitting/Crochet Club is truly amazing.  In the four years they have been making hats for cancer patients, they have knitted/crocheted and donated 5,781 hats.  This year alone they knitted/crocheted and donated 650 hats.  Recipients of these hats made with kindness include the Central DuPage Hospital Cancer Center, Phil's Friends, St. Jude and the Children's Hospital in Atlanta.  Your dedication is truly heartwarming.  Thank you for all you do.

Salvation Army Teams with Wayne Township General Assistance

With The Salvation Army and our Wayne Township Friends, we can give hope and healing to those who need it most. This is our community, this is our campaign, and this is our contribution.

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Your Township "In A Nutshell"

Check out all that Wayne Township has to offer!!!
Updated November 28, 2017.

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