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The Township Office will close at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 2. We will be closed all day on Friday, July 3.

Happy Independence Day.

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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

New Trier Township Summer Newsletter Now Online
New Trier Township’s Summer 2015 Courier is available online at the Township’s website under the News tab in the menu along the header or by clicking...
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New Trier Township Courier Spring Newsletter Now Online
New Trier Township’s Spring 2015 Courier is available online at the Township’s website under the News tab in the menu along the header or by clicking...
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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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Township Calendar

Office Closes Early - Independence Day Weekend
Event's details

July 02, 2015

02:00 PM - 05:00 PM

The Township Office will close early for the holiday weekend.

July 02, 2015
Office Closed - Independence Day Weekend
Event's details

July 03, 2015

All Day Event

The office will be closed in observance of Independence Day

July 03, 2015
Township Board of Trustees Meeting
Event's details

August 25, 2015

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.

August 25, 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

Passport Services Resume

The Township is again able to process passport applications. Residents can make an appointment for Thursdays or Fridays to meet with the Township Passport Agent to have passport applications processed. Please call ahead to schedule and to learn what materials you must bring to your appointment. To schedule an appointment, please contact Lorrecia Pearson at 847-446-8202 or adminassistant@newtriertownship.com.

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.


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