Welcome to Winfield Township located in DuPage County, Illinois. Winfield Township is comprised of most of West Chicago, Winfield, and Warrenville and includes small sections of Wheaton, Naperville, Aurora, and Batavia. Township Purpose is for General Assistance, Property Tax Assessments and Road Maintenance, as required by statute and policies. For Township Department click here.
Mission Statement: Providing services, information and resources benefiting our residents in a responsible and caring manner.
Vision Statement: A sustainable, innovative and inclusive community built through a legacy of responsible service.
Hello Winfield Township Property Owner,
Below are two questions the board would like to survey its constituents on. Please note this vote is one per property.
If you have other members in your household that have opposing view please site that in the notes portion of this survey.
We appreciate your time and consideration in this process. Thank you!
COVID Vaccine Information for home bound
The DuPage health department has confirmed that the home bound patients can register for the COVID vaccine and will accommodate them at their homes. You can register here through DuPage County’s registration site for Vaccine Registration & Scheduling for home bound patients or you can call the DuPage health department at 630-682-7400.
Public Hearing Notice
The draft Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) Public Hearing will be held on June 14, 2023, 5:00 p.m. at 421 North County Farm Road, Wheaton, Illinois, Conference Room 3-500b, 3rd Floor, North End of Building. This is open to the public and everyone is invited to attend. A copy of the FY2022 Draft CAPER document will be available June 6, 2023 on the DuPage County Community Development Commission webpage Planning and Reporting (dupagecounty.gov).
2023 Recycling Event
Save the date for our Recycling Event on September 30th, 2023.
WARMING/COOLING CENTER NOTICE:
Please note that Winfield Township, as well as other government buildings located within the Township, are WARMING/COOLING CENTERS during regular business hours. We are open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Please call with any questions (630) 231-3591.
NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY FOR AUDIT REPORT OF WINFIELD TOWNSHIP
Winfield Township hereby provides public notice that an audit of its funds for the period April 1, 2021 through March 31, 2022 has been made, and that a report of such audit dated August 9, 2022 performed by Selden Fox has been filed with the County Clerk of DuPage County, in accordance with 30 ILCS 15/0.01 et seq. The full report of the Audit is available for public inspection at Winfield Township during regular business hours 8:00AM to 2:30PM Monday thru Thursday except for holidays.
Click here to get information regarding FOIA.
The Board of Trustees meets the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the township office.
The annual town meeting will be on April 11th, 2023 at 7:00 PM
BIG WOODS CEMETERY
NOTICE: The Big Woods Cemetery walk scheduled for October 15th has been cancelled.
BIG WOODS CEMETERY, located on Eola Road just south of Butterfield Rd, is maintained by Winfield Township.
This historic cemetery is the resting place of Israel Warner, who joined the Revolutionary War at age 9 (1777) as a messenger boy and scout until the end of the War in 1783. His father was Seth Warner, co-founder of the famous Green Mountain Boys, with Ethan Allen. Seth is famous for his role in winning the Battle of Bennington, and a statue of him is located next to the monument to the Battle of Bennington. In 1777, Israel Warner carried an important message from his father, a Colonel, to General Stark galloping at top speed during the Battle of Bennington.
Israel is buried at Big Woods Cemetery, along with his daughter, her husband, and two of her children, both boys and who both died in the Civil War.
We also have seven other veterans from the Civil War, one from the Black Hawk Indian War, two from World War I, and four from World War II.
Plots are available for purchase. The price of an adult grave ranges from $1,200 to $1,350; the price of a cremation ranges from $800 to $950, and the price for an infant’s grave ranges from $375 to $450.
For more information on Big Woods Cemetery, please call the office at 630-231-3591.
130 Arbor Avenue
West Chicago, IL 60185
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