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The summer camp scholarship application processing event will be held on Saturday, March 28. Click here for more info.

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New Trier Township has been serving its residents since 1850.

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

 
Kenilworth

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

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

 
Winnetka

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

Expert on Disability Issues to Speak at New Trier Township
Robin Jones, a nationally recognized expert on disability issues, will speak at New Trier Township at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, 2015 in the...
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Poll Workers are Needed on Election Day, Tuesday, April 7, 2015
The Cook County Clerk’s office is looking for community members to work as suburban poll workers for the April 7, 2015 Consolidated Election. It’s a...
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Township to Host Summer Camp Scholarship Application Processing Day
New Trier Township will be holding an Application Processing Day for eligible residents to apply for scholarships for children’s summer camp. The...
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Dental Health Day Offered by New Trier Township and North Shore Senior Center in Partnership with Dr. Michael Stosich
New Trier Township together with North Shore Senior Center will offer reduced rate dental cleanings to qualified low-income residents of all ages for...
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First Installment Property Tax Bills are Due March 3
First installment property tax bills for tax year 2014 arrived this week. 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
New Trier Township residents sixty-five years of age or older should receive renewal forms for senior citizen property tax exemptions this week. Those...
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Senior Citizens Seeking Tax Relief May Defer Up to $5,000 in Property Taxes Per Year
The Senior Citizen Tax Deferral Program allows seniors to defer as much as $5,000 of their property tax bill every year.​
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Township Calendar

Township Board of Trustees Meeting
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March 10, 2015


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

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

 
March 10, 2015
Committee of the Whole Meeting
Event's details

March 24, 2015


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

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

 
March 24, 2015
Agency Oversight Committee Agency Funding Decision Meeting
Event's details

March 25, 2015


07:30 PM - 09:00 PM

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

 
March 25, 2015
Money Follows the Person Committee Agency Funding Decision Meeting
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March 26, 2015


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.

 
March 26, 2015
Summer Camp Scholarship Processing Day
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March 28, 2015


10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

This event will take place in the Board room of the Township Office

 
March 28, 2015
Annual Town Meeting
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April 14, 2015


07:30 PM - 09:00 PM

The Annual Town Meeting will take place in the Board Room of the Township Office at 7:30 p.m.

 
April 14, 2015
Dental Health Day
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April 24, 2015


All Day Event

Application and check for $50.00 are due in to North Shore Senior Center by 4/3/2015

 
April 24, 2015
 

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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

Robin Jones to Speak on Employment Issues for Persons with Disabilities

Nationally recognized expert on disability issues, Robin Jones, will speak at the Township Office at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, 2015. Ms. Jones will address the topic of Employment First, a national movement to redefine employment services for persons with disabilities. Click here for more information.

Congresswoman Schakowsky's Constituent Advocate Kris Sadur Holds Regular 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. For more information on the Center for Ethics and Advocacy in Health Care, visit the website at www.healthcare-ethics.org.

Passport Services Suspended

Passport services at the Township Office are currently unavailable. Please visit the Passport Services page of this website for a list of nearby passport acceptance agencies. The Township apologizes for this inconvenience and hopes to be able to restore service soon. Passport application forms can be picked up at the Township Office or downloaded from the U.S. Department of State website at www.travel.state.gov.

 

 

 
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