Welcome to Antioch Township

We are very proud of our multipurpose building that was built to serve as much more than just a township hall.

This project was envisioned by the late Representative Tim Osmond and Supervisor Steve Smouse as a way to share property and assets: to build a building that not only would serve as an administrative center for both, but also to serve the community and seniors in the area as well.

Antioch Township multipurpose building

Ceremonial Ribbon Cutting

Illinois State Representative JoAnn Osmond and Antioch Township Supervisor Steve Smouse take part in a ribbon cutting event to kickoff the upcoming youth football season.

Ceremonial Ribbon Cutting

New Township Officials

Back: Trustee Peter Grant, Trustee Tom Shaughnessy, Trustee Steve Turner, Supervisor Steve Smouse, Trustee Judy Davis, and Highway Commissioner Mark Ring
Front: Township Clerk Anita Merkel Dyer

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Antioch Township Transit Services

Understanding the growing needs of transportation for seniors and the disabled, yet realizing the high costs of such a program. Antioch, Grant, and Lake Villa Townships have come together in a joint effort to serve their residents with the Township Transit Program.

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Township Supervisor Stephen Smouse

From the Desk of Steve Smouse, Township Supervisor: (April, 2014)

After a long winter, Spring is finally here. We can now clean up the yards and prepare for warm weather.

The highway department will be sweeping the sand from the winter weather and switching from winter to summer projects.
Stay alert with our children starting to be out on bikes, skateboards, etc. they sometimes are not watching for cars as they play.

As always, if flooding occurs protect your property as you are able, but stay safe. Water and electricity do not do well together and driving through flooding can be dangerous.

Antioch Township is also proud to partner with the Lake County Health Department's Lost and Found Pet Service!  People who have lost pets in Lake County can submit photos for posting. People who have found pets and want to return them to their owners can also submit photos.

Don't forget to check the Township's Calendar on a regular basis.

Keep safe, happy spring!

Steve Smouse
Antioch Township Supervisor


Nicasa

Antioch Township Supervisor, Steve Smouse and Township Trustee Peter Grant meet with Bruce N. Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of Nicasa

Antioch Township Supervisor, Steve Smouse and Township Trustee Peter Grant
meet with Bruce N. Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of Nicasa

Antioch Township is pleased to announce a new partnership with Nicasa.

Antioch Township Supervisor, Steve Smouse and Township Trustee Peter Grant met today with Bruce N. Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of Nicasa to join forces in assisting at-risk families in Antioch Township.

More information is available on the Nicasa website.


Share the Road:  Click here to download a copy of "Bicycle Rules of the Road"

We're seeing more and more bicyclists on the roads in Antioch Township. Safe riding requires that both the cyclists and motor vehicle drivers know the rules of the road.  

Ensure your safety by making certain you're familiar with the rules, have proper safety equipment, and working headlights and taillights by downloading copies of the brochures:

from the Secretary of State's Cyberdrive website.

Ride safe, and Share the Road!


Passport Applications

Passport applications are now being accepted at the Township Offices. An appointment is required.

Call (847) 395-3378, today, to schedule your your appointment and get more information. Passport applications take between 4 and 6 weeks to process, so don't procrastinate!


Recycling

SWALCO Recycling Bin

As part of a new clothing and textiles community-wide recycling program, Solid Waste Agency of Lake County, has bins placed throughout Lake County.

The recycling project is the culmination of research done by SWALCO officials on how much of the county’s textiles end up getting thrown out versus repurposing them.

Merlanne Rampale, SWALCO director of community outreach, said that 85 percent of unwanted clothing and textiles end up in landfills, like the one located in Grayslake. She added that the average person throws away 70 pounds of textiles each year.

“I knew the number would be high, but I didn't’t know that it would be this high,” Rampale said of the amount of textiles that can now avoid that fate and instead be recycled via one of the 13 bins that are located at sites such as park districts, city hall offices, fire stations and public works facilities in Fox Lake, Grayslake, Gurnee, Mundelein, North Chicago, Lake Barrington, Round Lake, Round Lake Beach, Round Lake Park, Vernon Hills, Warren Township, Wauconda and Zion."

The recycling bins are just the first tier of the program, Rampale said. Tier 2 will ask of organizations such as libraries, schools and community groups to help with the collection of these items by holding one-day, week-long or permanent textile and clothing drives that can be dropped off at SWALCO or picked up by SWALCO officials.

“Ninety-five percent of what we collect will be repurposed and recycled,” Rampale said. “It’s such a win-win for our community and our planet.”

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Antioch Township
1625 Deep Lake Road
Lake Villa IL 60046

Telephone: 847-395-3378
E-Mail: info@antiochtownshipil.gov

Office Hours
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Monday - Friday