Blackberry Township seeks applications for trustee vacancy

Candidates should submit materials for consideration by July 1

BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – The Blackberry Township Board of Trustees is seeking applications for the trustee position that was vacated by Edward Stuehm effective May 31.

According to a news release, residents of Blackberry Township who are interested should submit their information to Clerk Lisa Hodge before July 1 for consideration by the Board of Trustees. Candidates will be notified if they are selected for an interview.

Consideration will be given to applicants based on knowledge of township government. The term is until the spring 2025 election. This is a part-time position that requires attendance at the monthly board meetings the second Tuesday of each month. Compensation is $150 a month. Candidates must have lived in the township for one year and be a Republican, which was the party of the previous trustee, the release stated.

For information or to submit an application, contact Clerk Lisa Hodge, 43W390 Main St. Road, Elburn, IL 60119, by phone at 630-365-9109, ext. 5 or visit