Road Crew Works to Restore Oakwood Cemetery

Here are some photos of current work going on at Oakwood Cemetery. This historic cemetery has been continually evaluated for improvement and restoration under the direction of Highway Commissioner Craig Smith working in partnership with our Township Supervisor, Nancy Teboda. Recently low areas were leveled out, graded, and seeded by our Road Crew. Taking care of the final resting place …

Fall Leaf Collection

DeKalb Township Highway Department fall leaf pick up begins October 19 for Manor Dr and Kishwaukee Ln (weather permitting)

New Trustee Elected

Thank you to all the candidates who showed an interest in the open trustee position and those that showed up to our special meeting last night. Please welcome our newly elected trustee, Mary Hess to the Board! Photo: Lynne Kunde (right) administering oath of office to Mary Hess, being witnessed by Brad Stewart, Township Attorney.

Open Board Seat

DeKalb Township currently has an open trustee seat on our board. Please spread the word and share. Interested parties should call the township office at 815-758-8282 and/or contact any board member by Friday, 9/18/2020. Nancy Teboda | Lynne Kunde | Chad McNett | Kevin Flavin | Lisa King | A special board meeting will be …

Road Closure Notice

Please see the important announcement from Highway Commissioner Smith: Rich Road will be closed daily from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm beginning on 7/13/2020 through the next 2 weeks as the DeKalb Township Road Crew makes repairs to Rich Road from Annie Glidden to Nelson Road. Please choose alternate routes during these improvements to your township roads.  


DeKalb Township is now accepting applications for our 2020 Social Service Agency Grants. Required Documents can be found below: 2020 Township Grant App 2020 Social Services Grant Application Letter Applications must be returned by August 3, 2020, by 4:30 pm.  No late applications will be considered. Agencies may mail their applications, or submit them through the mail slot located in …


As required by law, the DeKalb Township and DeKalb Township Road District proposed budgets are available for viewing.  Given the unprecedented nature of closing our building to the public, you may view the budgets below, or see them in the original posting dated 3/12/2020. Please note that these are proposed budgets.  They have NOT been approved by the town board.  …

DeKalb Township Road Crew Now Hiring

The Road Crew is hiring a part-time, seasonal employee to help maintain our two historic cemeteries as well as work as a member of the road crew. Please see the job description as well as the application instructions below.   Cemetery Maintenance Job Description PT

Regular Meeting of 4/14/2020 Information

The Regularly Scheduled Board of Trustees Meeting of DeKalb Township will proceed telephonically at its regularly scheduled time of 6:00 pm, via zoom.  Please see the information on how to attend below. Please submit public comments to in advance of the meeting, and they will be read aloud during the time allotted. You can find the agenda for the …


NOTICE OF SUSPENSION OF ANNUAL TOWN MEETING Pursuant to Executive Order No. 20, Issued by Governor Pritzker on April 7, 2020, DeKalb Township will be suspending our Annual Town Meeting to a date uncertain in the future.     NOTICE OF SUSPENSION OF PUBLIC HEARING OF ROAD DISTRICT AND TOWN FY21 BUDGETS, SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 14, 2020 In order to …