Cuba Township Freedom of Information Act

Cuba Township is located in the southwest corner of Lake County, IL, township 43 north, range 9 east of the third principal meridian. The office is located at 28000 W. Cuba Road, Barrington, IL 60010, (847) 381-1924,

The Township exists according to law as established by the State of Illinois in 1847. The Township performs the 3 mandated functions as prescribed by the State of Illinois: road maintenance, property assessment and assistance to the needy. Additionally, the Township provides other services as permissible by state law.

  • Supervisor, Michael J. Kainz
  • Clerk, Nicole E. Knapik
  • Assessor, Rebecca M. Tonigan
  • Highway Commissioner, Thomas J. Podgorski
  • Trustees: Jill Talbot, Christopher Parisi, Grant Born, Paul Dietzen

The Cuba Township office comprises the General Town employees under the direction of Supervisor, Michael J. Kainz, and the Assessor’s employees under the direction of Assessor, Rebecca M. Tonigan.

  • Permanent part-time employees: 3
  • Permanent full- time employees: 5

The Cuba Township Road District is a separate entity under the sole supervision of Thomas J. (T.J.) Podgorski, its Highway Commissioner.

The Road District employs 12 Full time employees working forty hour work weeks. The Road District also employs varying numbers of seasonal part time employees

Budget for fiscal year March 1, 2019 to February 29, 2020:

General Town
General Assistance
IMRF – General Town
Road and Bridge
Road Maintenance
IMRF – Road
White Memorial Cemetery


In compliance with the Illinois Open Meetings Act, public bodies participating in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund must post a physical copy of the compensation package for employees who exceed $75,000. This information for employees of Cuba Township will be posted in the office of the Township Clerk, 28000 W. Cuba Road, Barrington, IL 60010. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 9 am to 4 pm.

Fee schedule:

  • First 50 pages are free (black and white)
  • 15 cents per page both sides thereafter (black and white)
  • Actual costs will be charged color copies

FOIA requests can be presented to Cuba Township FOIA officers:
Nicole E. Knapik, Rebecca M. Tonigan
during office hours, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4:00 pm at 28000 W. Cuba Road, Barrington, IL 60010.

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