Located in southwest Lake County, Illinois, Ela Township began on November 6, 1849, and is named after an early settler, George Ela. Isaac Fox donated one acre of land to the Township, which is now Ela Park and the site of the Ela Town Hall and the Township Offices. Today the Ela Town Hall Serves as the site of the Ela Historical Society on the first floor, and a community meeting room on the second floor.
Ela Township serves 40,000+ residents and covers 36 square miles. Within its borders are all or part of the Villages of Barrington, Deer Park, Hawthorn Woods, Kildeer, Lake Zurich, Long Grove, North Barrington, & portions of unincorporated Palatine and Mundelein.
To read more about Ela Township and its activities, go to the Ela Township website.
Ela Township Trustees
Clicking on the trustee's name will allow you to initiate an email to that trustee, if your browser is correctly configured. Addition information about each trustee can be found the Ela Township's website Officials page
- Lucy A. Prouty, Township Supervisor
- John Barrington, Township Assessor
- Nancy Thompson, Trustee
- Anne Dobbertin, Trustee
- Jack Reck, Trustee
- Lawrence Bowman, Trustee
Ela Township Business Meetings
The Ela Township Board meetings are held the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm at Ela Township hall located at 1155 E. Hwy 22, Lake Zurich, IL.
The minutes for each scheduled meeting can be found on the Cuba Township website's information center page.
BETA Needs Your help
BETA is looking for a volunteer to monitor the activities of Ela Township. Please contact us about the responsibilities associated with this position by sending an email to BETA.