Belvidere Township

 

8200 Fairgrounds Road
Belvidere, IL 61008

Phone 815-544-2027

Fax 815-544-2068

belvideret@yahoo.com

 

 

 

Next Board Meeting: 10/11/22 @ 5pm


Press Release:

ATTENTION CANDIDATES & BOONE COUNTY RESIDENTS:
Political Signs & All Other Signs Must Be a Minimum of 33 Feet from the Center of The Road. Any signs found in the right of way will be removed by the highway department. This is an Illinois Law.

 

For specific questions about your own electric account, do not call Belvidere Township. Instead, call the Township’s aggregation program supplier, Eligo Energy, at 847-380-3184. If you require additional assistance, call NIMEC, the Township’s energy consultant, at 800-727-3820 to leave your question and call-back number.

 

***The Aggregation Program is not being renewed due to ComEd offering the best rates available.***

 

Facts about Township Government Click Here

 

LiHeap

 

United Way of Boone County

Agenda's

Past Agenda's are listed on Clerk's Page. Current Agenda under Latest News and Information in the left side bar.

 

Annual Town Meeting

Annual Town Meeting Agenda - 4/12/22

 

Approved minutes - 4/9/19

Assessor, Mike St. Angel

Do you want to know what township you live in? You can look on your tax bill or click here to direct you to Boone County Treasurer's Property Inquiry and search by a parcel number or by name, address, or other criteria.

 

Click here for the Assessor's website. If you have any questions, please call 815-547-8095.

 

Break Down of 2021 Property Tax - Payable 2022 Click Here

 

Bids & Proposals

Sealed bids – document enclosed in a sealed envelope and submitted in response to invitation-to-bid. Sealed bids received up to the deadline date are generally opened at a stated time and place (usually in the presence of anyone who may wish to be present) and evaluated for award of a contract.

 

Notices

Bids

Received

Awarded Bids

Boone County

Council on Aging

Parking Lot

 

BCCA Parking Lot Bid Tabulation

 

 

Recreational Path & Stadium Area Pavement Improvements

 

Received 6/10/14

Winning Bid

 

Rec Path Bid Tabulation

 

Boone County Council on Aging

Keen Age Center

 

 

Click here to read Thank You Letter from

Boone County Council on Aging

 

Boone County Township's

 

SUPERVISORS:

Belvidere - Bill Robertson 815-544-9664
Bonus - Darrel Davis 815-742-9314

Boone - Norman Stimes 815-262-5360

Caledonia - Valerie Alt 815-765-3092

Flora - Kenneth Freeman 815-547-9132

LeRoy - Brian Van Laar 815-737-1833

Manchester - Timothy Hall 815-988-9698

Poplar Grove - Brian Piske 815-262-3454

Spring - Ryan Kufalk 815-218-1388

 

 

HIGHWAY COMMISSIONERS:

Belvidere - Mike Dixon
Bonus - Michael Karlson

Boone - Shane Munro

Caledonia - Jeff Morelock

Flora - Michael Frank

LeRoy - Robert Donley

Manchester - William Schwarzbach

Poplar Grove - Michael Wares

Spring - Chad Harbison

 

Calendar

Board Meetings are held the second and fourth Tuesdays unless otherwise listed.

 

Google Calendar

Township Clerk

The clerk is ex-officio clerk of the highway district and the local election authority and keeps all town records except for active general assistance case records. The clerk also is responsible for posting legal announcements for the township. Go to the Clerk's page for more information.

 

Belvidere/Boone County Precincts Maps

Electric Aggregation

You should have received a letter regarding electric aggregation. Belvidere Township decided to resume the program and selected ComEd/Eligo Energy as the new supplier for a contract term from August 2021-August 2022. Letters being sent out June 17, 2021.

 

For specific questions about your own electric account, do not call Belvidere Township. Instead, call the Township’s aggregation program supplier, Eligo Energy, at 847-380-3184. If you require additional assistance, call NIMEC, the Township’s energy consultant, at 800-727-3820 to leave your question and call-back number.

 

FAQ Belvidere Township May 2021 

 

Q+A about Electric Aggregationfacts

 

BBB Tip: Utility Imposter Scam

Electronics Recycling in Boone County

PROGRAM FOR BOONE COUNTY RESIDENTS ONLY.

 

Permanent Drop off Site:

Boone County Highway Dept.
9759 IL Rt. 76
Belvidere, IL

815-544-2066


Hours – Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Excluding Holidays)

 

Drop off your household electronics including:

Computer monitors, phones, televisions, desktop computers, printers, fax machines, electronic games, stereos, microwaves, scanners, VCR’s, hard drives, and modems.

 

Materials that will NOT be accepted are devices containing or omitting radioactivity, mercury containing devices, light bulbs, appliances, and hazardous materials.

 

This site is not staffed with people to help unload vehicles.


For more information please call the County Highway Dept. (815) 544-2066 or Recycler URT (877) 278-0799.

 

 

Boone County Electronics Recycling at BC Highway Dept.

NORTH of Belvidere Township on Rt. 76

Click here for more information.

For other locations click here.

 

Greener Gadgets Website

 

Email Addresses

For Elected Officials email addresses please go to the "Officials" web page.

 

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Facts

Keep yourself informed. Facts about Township Government Click Here

 

Finances

Monthly "Bills Paid Report" will be posted one month after the 2nd Regular Board Meeting of the month. This will be after all have been paid and approved by the board. Click on the Finances page for more information.

Freedom of Information Act & Open Meetings Act

To examine or request copies of township records, a Freedom of Information form must be submitted. Click here for FOIA FEES. FOIA Officers can be reached at 815-544-2027 (8200 Fairgrounds Road, Belvidere, IL) or by email.

 

FOIA Officers:

 

Terri Bullard - belvideret@yahoo.com

Katelynn Flynn - belviderekf@gmail.com

 

General/Emergency Assistance

LiHeap - Click here for much more information regarding sites and schedules.

 

Are you a Veteran? Click here for website to The Veterans Assistance Commission of Boone County, IL.

 

B1 Food Pantry - Belvidere First Assembly of God

 

 

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Happenings Around the Area

Click Here: Boone County is looking to fill a number of vacant committee appointment positions.

 

PROGRAMS FOR BOONE COUNTY RESIDENTS ONLY:

 

Mobile Food Pantry:

Belvidere Police department is hosting @ Belvidere Township

Please Follow the Police Officers directions in the parking lot

When: March 31st, 2022 Between 4:00PM-until out

 

Shred Day

Service provided to Belvidere Township Residents

Limit approximately 100 lbs per household

 

Next Shred Day: Saturday May 21st, 2022

Time: 9am-Noon

Where: Belvidere Township in the back lot

 

Company:

Paper Recovery Service Corporation

Loves Park, IL 61111

815-636-2329

 

Medication Collection 4/30/22 9am-Noon

Prescription Drug Disposal Bin 24/7 @

Public Safety Building

615 N Main St. Belvidere

 

 

For more details and "Happenings Around the Township" click here.

Highway Commissioner, Mike Dixon

Belvidere Township is dedicated to doing the best job of snow removal possible, within the restrains of reasonable cost. By its nature, there will always be someone who is plowed first or last. We operate on routes designed to best utilize our equipment and to give the fastest economic service possible. Conditions such as: when snow starts and stops, how wet or deep, and or how windy affect the timing, method and success of snow removal. There are times when it is impossible to make progress and we may have to delay starting or pull off the road. And there are times and conditions where we may only plow to keep roads open. Your understanding and cooperation is very important to our efforts. With the best planning and efforts, there are still things that go wrong. If you need to report special problems, please call 815-544-2029 and leave a message. Snow crews can operate all hours of the night, so patience and understanding can go a long way.

 

Click here for Belvidere Township Bounty map.

 

Belvidere Township Snow Removal Ordinance No. 12-08


Shaw Road Ordinance dated May 14, 2013.

 

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History

Township government is the oldest form of government in North America, beginning in 1636 and in Illinois in 1848. Belvidere Township began in 1850. There are nine townships in Boone County and these elected officials represent what is most commonly referred to as the government closest to the people. General Assistance, Property Assessment, and Road & Bridge Maintenance are the three basic services provided by our Township. Other services provide a link to the community that includes, but is not limited to, senior citizens programs, youth programs, assistance to the disabled, and cemetery maintenance.

 

 

A Brief History of Boone County (1835-1900)

Compiled by Anna E. Ralston

 

It is well established that the settlement of Boone County began in 1835. In that year there were permanent settlers in several of the townships. At that time there was no defined area called Boone County and the townships had numbers but no names.

 

The townships were very important to the early settlers. They were made up of thirty six sections of land, each section being one mile square. As the settlers filed claims to their land, their purchases were described in the deed as a fraction of a numbered section in a certain numbered township. The need for names for the townships was obvious.

 

To read more about Boone County click HERE.

 

 

 

Belvidere Township 1975-1999 click here to learn more.

 

 

Elected Officials

Swearing In of Elected Officials - MAY 17, 2021

 

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Thank you Tricia Smith our States Attorney for swearing all of them in.

 

Front row - Bill Robertson-Supervisor, Judy Schabacker-Clerk

Middle row Trisha Smith-States Attorney

Back row - Bob Turner-Trustee, Jim Culvey-Trustee, Mike Dixon-Highway Commissioner, Bernard O'Malley- Trustee, Kathy Grover-Trustee, Mike St.Angel-Assessor

 

Q & A

Q. What is a Township's responsibility? For the answer click "here".


 

 

State of Illinois & Surrounding Areas

 

 

Boone County,

Illinois

 

Illinois General Assembly

 

State Comptroller

 

Township Officials

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U.S. Post Office

1800 Doc Wolf Dr.

815-547-5457

 

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