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Township Supervisor

Township Supervisor

16N491 Powers Road
Gilberts, IL 60136
Fax:

Township Supervisor Raúl Lemus

supervisor@rutlandtownship.com
Phone: 847-428-6560

Appointed and sworn into office in October 2021, Supervisor Raúl Lemus is honored to build on his more than four years of serving in local government in a number of roles, including being elected as a Village of Pingree Grove Trustee, serving on the Village of Pingree Grove Planning & Zoning Commission, participating on the Village of Pingree Grove Park Advisory Commission, and periodically working as an Election Judge. As a result, these experiences have helped him learn more about local government policymaking, budgeting, and more. Graduating from the Pingree Grove Police Department Citizen Police Academy and participating in a Land Use & Zoning Workshop of the Metro West Council of Government have also increased his local knowledge. As a long-time resident of northern Kane County, where he and his wife are raising their two children, Raúl is faithfully committed to the community he serves. 

Statement of Responsibilities

  • The Township Supervisor serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Township managing the financial and day-to-day activities of the office.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Statutory functions

  • Chair of the Township’s Board of Trustees.

    • Has one vote on all issues before the Board.

    • Participates in legislative discussions.

  • Supervisor of the General Assistance Program.

  • Treasurer of Township Funds.

  • Treasurer of Road District Funds.

    • As Road District Treasurer, the Supervisor receives and has charge of all monies raised in the District for the support and maintenance of roads therein.

  • Financial reports

    • The Supervisor prepares the various financial reports and the Board of Trustees serves to review by auditing and approving the reports, documents, programs and bills
  • Deputy Registrar - Responsible for registering voters in the State of Illinois.

   Services Include:

   *General Assistance

   *Information and Referral

   *Notary Public Services

   *Recycling of Used Eye Glasses, Hearing Aids, and Key Fobs (in partnership with the Lions of Illinois Foundation)

   *Voter Registration