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The next National Able Network orientation session for job seekers will be Tuesday, February 9, 2016. Click here for more information.

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New Trier Township has been serving its residents since 1850.


On the southeast border of the Township lies a harbor located in the Village of Wilmette.


The Kenilworth commuter train station is one of six that serve Township residents.


One of the most beautiful spots in New Trier Township is the Glencoe beach.


Winnetka Village Hall is a stately and historic limestone building located in the center of one of the village's bustling business districts.


Welcome To New Trier Township Government

As the government closest to the people, we provide this on-line resource for 24/7 information but always invite you to visit the Township office located at 739 Elm Street in Winnetka, Illinois or call 847-446-8202 Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Latest News

First Installment Property Tax Bills are Due March 1, 2016
First installment property tax bills for tax year 2015 have been mailed. Property taxes are paid in two installments. The first installment bill is...
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Applications for Senior Property Tax Exemptions Have Been Mailed
Exemption Renewal Applications for taxes payable in 2016 have been mailed to seniors previously receiving exemptions. Application forms for those...
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Township Partners with National Able Network to Provide Career Workshops for the Unemployed
New Trier Township will host orientation sessions presented by National Able Network to benefit unemployed persons on the second Tuesday of each month...
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Township Calendar

National Able Orientation Session for the Unemployed
Event's details

February 09, 2016

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

National Able Network, through the federal WIOA Act, provides career guidance for the unemployed of North Suburban Cook County. Residents who wish to learn more about the job search support and training certification programs which National Able provides can attend this free seminar open to all residents of Cook County.

February 09, 2016
Office Closed - Presidents Day
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February 15, 2016

All Day Event

The office will be closed in observance of Presidents Day.

February 15, 2016
Township Board of Trustees Meeting
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February 23, 2016

07:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: New Trier Township Office, Winnetka, IL-60093

The meeting will be held in the Board Room of the Township Office.

February 23, 2016
Agency Oversight Committee Meeting
Event's details

February 24, 2016

07:30 PM - 09:00 PM

The meeting will be held in the Board Room of the Township Offices.

February 24, 2016
Money Follows the Person Committee Meeting
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February 25, 2016

07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: New Trier Township Government Office, Winnetka, IL-60093

The meeting will be held in the Board Room of the Township Office.

February 25, 2016

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Townships Serve People

Established in 1850, New Trier Township government serves the 56,000 residents in the Illinois villages of Wilmette, Kenilworth, Winnetka, and Glencoe, plus portions of Glenview and Northfield.

Our mission is to provide leadership, advocacy and resources to benefit the physical, mental and social well-being of Township residents.

Among our basic functions are human services including the funding of social services and programs; advocacy for property taxpayers, and resident services.

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Our Featured Programs

Passport Services

The Township serves as a passport application processing facility for Township residents. Those wishing to apply for and/or renew a passport can make an appointment for Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to meet with the Township Passport Agent. Please call ahead to schedule and to learn what materials you must bring to your appointment. To schedule your appointment, please contact Lorrecia Pearson at lpearson@newtriertownship.com or 847-446-8202.

Congresswoman Schakowsky's Constituent Advocate Kris Sadur Holds Office Hours at the Township

Kris Sadur, Constituent Advocate from the office of Ninth District Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, holds office hours at New Trier Township on the second Tuesday of each month from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. The Neighborhood Office Hours program is offered to help residents with federal government agencies and issues, including immigration and visa issues, Social Security, Medicare, housing and veterans' and postal issues. 

Residents Are Asked to Help with Fresh Produce Days

Those wishing to assist the Food Pantry are asked to consider dropping off fresh fruit and vegetables on Monday through Wednesday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to help us maintain a solid and varied supply of fresh produce for Pantry clients. We thank you for your support in this on-going effort. 

Medical Ethicist Holds Office Hours at the Township Office

Medical Ethicist Peggy McDonnell is available daily at the Township Office between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. with flexibility. As Director of the Center for Ethics and Advocacy in Health Care, Ms. McDonnell is able to assist residents in resolving problems dealing with healthcare decision-making. She specializes in giving people the tools to make their own choices under difficult circumstances. To discuss your situation and make an appointment, please contact her at 847-609-3934.


739 Elm Street, Winnetka, Illinois 60093 P. 847-446-8202 F. 847-446-1743
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