The Lemont Township Clerk, Barbara A. Buschman, is an elected Township official who has been serving the Lemont Township community since 2005. The Clerk is a non-voting Board member, except in the case of a tie vote to fill a vacancy on the Township Board. The Clerk is responsible for taking the roll call on all ballots.
Except for General Assistance cases, the Township Clerk is the keeper of all Township records. The Clerk is responsible for the preparation and posting of meeting agendas and notices. The Clerk keeps accurate records of all Township Board meetings and maintains records of the Board’s Executive (closed) Sessions.
As ex-officio Clerk for the Highway Commissioner, the Township Clerk maintains all Highway Department records. The Clerk witnesses bid openings for both the Township and Road District. The Clerk must attest to all Township and Road District payments approved by the Township Board.
The Lemont Township Clerk, along with the Deputy Clerk, serves as Freedom of Information Officers for the Township and Road District.
The Clerk is the local election authority and is responsible for accepting petitions concerning local elections and referendums. The Township Clerk and Deputy Clerk are Cook County Deputy Registrars and are available to register voters.
Regular Township Board Meetings are the second Tuesday of the month at 7pm at The Lemont Township Office: 1115 Warner Avenue, Lemont, IL
Office Closed: New Year's Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving & Day After, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
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