Andy-John G. Kalkounos
Message from Supervisor Kalkounos
Annual Town Meeting
The Township was honored to have 1st Sergeant Bryan Anderson as our guest and Moderator of the Palatine Township Annual Town meeting. Bryan Anderson is a resident of Palatine Township, a Purple Heart recipient and our hometown hero. His courage, determination and hope are an inspiration for all our lives. His valuable work as an advocate and voice for his fellow veterans and service-personnel inspires us with his book, “No Turning Back.” Bryan Anderson is a combat veteran, a spokesperson, author and actor in film and television. We thank him for his service to our Township and our Nation.
New Township Assessor
Bill Pohlman, a longtime public servant and humanitarian, was appointed to and sworn in as the Township Assessor. Pohlman took office on May 1st and was sworn in by Honorable Judge John Curry and joined by daughter Carrie Pohlman and Scott Richards. Pohlman replaced former Assessor Terry Kelly who retired his office. Assessor Pohlman has served the Township as a trustee for over 10 years and he received the Township Patriot Award. His community work includes: Jaycees, Son of the American Legion and Rotary.
Hoffman Estates Fire Protection District
Appointment of Susan L. Atchison
Longtime local business person and resident of Palatine Township Susan Atchison was reappointed to the Hoffman Estates Fire Protection District at the April Board Meeting. Palatine Township includes Hoffman Estates, Arlington Heights,
Barrington, Inverness, Palatine, Rolling Meadows, Schaumburg and South Barrington. Thank you for your continued service, Trustee!
New Township Trustee
John M. Freese was appointed as the new Trustee for Palatine Township. He was sworn in by the Honorable (former Presiding Judge 3rd Dist. Rolling Meadows) James A. Geocaris and joined by Linda Rashid. A retired 34 year veteran Sergeant in the Rolling Meadows Police Department, Trustee Freese is filling the vacancy created by the appointment of Bill Pohlman as Assessor. Trustee Freese was formerly the Field Training Officer and currently serves on the Police Pension Board. His continued service to the Palatine Township community is welcomed on the Township board.
We exist to help those who need assistance…
Sometimes those people are hard to find. If you know of someone who needs a hand or advice on how to manage through an issue, please allow us the opportunity to help advise and support. If you would like to contribute, volunteer or serve please call (847) 358-6700.
Andy-John G. Kalkounos
Supervisor, Palatine Township
Palatine Township Assistance: Page Link for information
We help needy families within Palatine Township. If you are in need of assistance, please contact the Township by calling (847) 358-6700 or by sending an email to Reach@PalatineTownship-il.gov.
Palatine Food Pantry Needs: To assist at need families, please click for a list of Immediate Needs along with our general list.
Click for our Food Pantry page.
Please donate to the Needy Family Fund. This not-for-profit plan is funded by private, tax-deductible contributions to assist residents who are at need. You can donate online by clicking on the donate button below. We will help people financially who have no income and are not eligible for unemployment. They are the first priority.
Our Motto is "People Serving People."
Palatine Township supports citizens within the Township with services authorized by Illinois law including assistance to those in need, support for accurate property assessments, senior services including transportation, and maintenance for roadways in the unincorporated areas. We provide programs and services in a timely, efficient and courteous manner always mindful that the taxpayers of Palatine Township are paying for the services.
Palatine Township provides numerous services and events for its 113,000 residents, and supports 29 social service agencies located within its boundaries. The Township is one of the most heavily populated in Illinois, with a goal to enhance and improve the quality of life for all of its residents. The following communities are part of the Township: Palatine, Rolling Meadows, Inverness, Arlington Heights, Hoffman Estates, Barrington, South Barrington and Schaumburg.
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