Dunham Township

107 Airport Rd, , Harvard, Illinois 60033
815-943-4444 | | 815-943-4600

Dunham Township




Welcome to Dunham Township's website. Our site will give you the most up to date information and happenings for the township you call home.

Highway Department…………………815-943-5751

General Assistance……………………815-943-5598


Fax # 815-943-4600, email dunham.assessor@gmail.com

Wishing all a very Happy Thanksgiving!!!

Masks are required when entering the Dunham Township Building and Garage!!!

Self distance yourself from others, cover your mouth, wash your hands, stay home if you are ill, call loved ones, work from home if possible, think positive, and we will get thru this!! Remember to have a face mask on, many places will require you to wear one before entering.

Call a before you travel to a business, to check on their hours of operation and the guidelines they have established due to the Covid health situation. 


   Lost and Found...

A red jacket was left in the township hall after Voting.


 Christmas in Harvard..

Visit www.cityofharvard.org for events for Christmas in Harvard.

There is a tree decorating and a children's coloring contest scheduled. 

On the Neighborhood Watch..

Please lock your house and vehicles.  There is news of robberies occurring in the area. 

Other News...

The McHenry County Emergency Telephone System Board has implemented a free public safety service, Smart911.

Smart911 will permit residents, visitors, and employees within McHenry County prior to an emergency to give information about themselves and members of their family. Register at https://www.smart911.com

Has Covid affected your job??? And do you require help with your electric and heat bills?

The McHenry County Housing Authority may be able to help. Please call 815-338-7752 for more information. You can also visit their website at www. mchenrycountyhousing.org

Visit McHenry County's coronavirus resource page at www.mchenrycountyil.gov/covid19  

MCDOT launches an online portal to report local County Highway issues. The website is www.mchenrycountydot.org 

Click on Report a Concern

Senate Bill 1862  Strengthening of Scott's Law..

This Bill covers more workers and enhances penalties. Now stationary authorized vehicles with oscillating lights, first responders, IDOT workers, law enforcement officers and individual authorized to be on the highway within the premise of their employment duties.  Please be watchful as traveling!!!!

Know what is below, Call 811 Before you Dig! Call JULIE per State Law to request your utility lines be professionally marked. Free of charge. 

McHenry County Veterans Assistance Commission...

Service Information...

Financial Assistance, Transportation Service, Outreach Education, Client Outreach, Partner Services, VA Claims & Advocacy.  More information Call 815-334-4229

GOT A MEETING????  Room Reservations are cancelled until further Notice!

 The township has a meeting room available for your use. Please check out the Newsletters and Forms tab of the website for the form.  The room was  recently reserved for a child's  birthday party. Not just for meetings!


 The Township's Autumn edition of the newsletter was recently mailed. Enjoy the articles. The next newsletter will be mailed next year of 2021

Plan, Prepare and Protect:
In recent years McHenry County has experienced some severe weather. Please visit www.mcdhprepare.info to give you latest info on how to protect yourself, your family and property.

 United Way 211, has a link attached to the Township's website.  Provides help to any challenge faced. Dial 211, operators are available 24/7. 

Public Notice: The Township/Road District of Dunham passed an ordinance establishing  wage rates for construction to be the same as those in McHenry County as determined by the Illinois Department of Labor. Anyone interested in inspecting the ordinance can do so, by contacting Jennifer Pihl at 815-943-5598.

    Did you know that the McHenry County Sheriff offers a crime mapping application on their website? www.mchenrysheriff.org This application will keep you informed of recent crime in your area. You can also sign up for nixle thru their website

 A new app is available titled MCHELP. The app can be downloaded thru I Tunes  and Google Play. Immediate access to professional crisis counselors via text messaging, for teens. This program is confidential and anonymous. It is provided by The McHenry County Community Foundation.

A McHenry Aware app was released by The McHenry County Emergency Management.  This app features local weather alerts, road conditions, emergency information, an event calendar, etc.  The app is available thru the Apple App store or Google play store. For more information www.mchenryaware.com

Meeting Dates:

Township Meeting Dates for 2020 are as follows: 1/14, 2/11, 3/10, 4/11, 5/12, 6/9, 7/14, 8/11, 9/8, 10/13, 11/10, and 12/8. The April meeting will consist of the budget hearings and annual meeting which will start at 6:30 pm.  The meetings are the second Tuesday of each month.

April and May 2020 Meetings were cancelled! Annual meeting was held June 9, 2020.

Township Meeting Dates for 2021 are as follows: 1/12, 2/9, 3/9, 4/13, 5/11, 6/8, 7/13, 8/10, 9/14, 10/12, 11/9, and 12/14. The April meeting will consist of the budget hearings and annual meeting which will start at 6:30 pm.  The meetings are the second Tuesday of each month.