McHenry Township Supervisor
Gary Barla

The position of Township Supervisor is statutorily defined as the chief executive officer of the township. A Township Supervisor is positioned to fulfill a key leadership role on the township team as a manager of financial affairs in the township, coordinator of township programs and administrator of the day-to-day activities in the office. In addition, the Supervisor is:

  • A voting member and chair of the township board of trustee.
  • The Overseer to the General Assistance program.
  • The Treasurer of all township funds.
  • The Ex-officio treasurer of the Road District.
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The activities and policies of the Road District and Assessor’s office are directed by their respective elected official.

McHenry Township has been providing valuable, cost-effective services and programs in a financially responsible manner.  We have partnered with our municipalities, schools and non-for-profit agencies to insure access to services for residents of all ages.  I hope you take this opportunity to look at the variety of services and programs being offered by our Township.  We are a small government  providing services for a population of approximately 49,000 residents.


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