28000 W. Cuba Road 
(847) 381-1924    Email

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, info@cubatwpil.gov

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.

To access Cuba Township information, a FOIA request must be submitted. Below are the FOIA Officers:

  • Heidi Shannon, Township Clerk
  • Nicole Knapik, Township Assessor

The request can be submitted in one of three ways:

  • By printing out the FOIA Request Form, filling it out, and mailing it to the following address:

FOIA Officer – Cuba Township
28000 W Cuba Road
Barrington, IL  60010

  • By filling out the FOIA Request Form and emailing it to info@cubatwpil.gov.
  • By completing the FOIA Request Form and bringing it to the Cuba Township Office during office hours (Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 4 PM).
  • Illinois law does not require you to submit on a standard form, however, it is recommended.

Elected Officers

  • Supervisor: Christopher Karam
  • Clerk: Heidi N. Shannon
  • Assessor: Nicole E. Knapik
  • Highway Commissioner: Thomas J. Podgorski
  • Trustees: Tiffany A. Andreae, Grant Born, Thomas L. Kusmerz, Jr., and Jill Talbot


The Cuba Township office comprises the General Town employees under the direction of Supervisor, Christopher Karam, and the Assessor’s employees under the direction of Assessor, Nicole E. Knapik.

  • Permanent part-time employees: 4
  • Permanent full-time employees: 3

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 10 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, 2023 to February 29, 2024:

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

Notice of Salary Disclosure

Illinois Public Act 97-0609

Pursuant to the Illinois Open Meetings Act (Illinois Public Act 97-0609), the total compensation package of any employee who receives over $75,000 per year is available for inspection at the Supervisor’s Office at Cuba Township, 28000 W Cuba Road in Barrington, Illinois between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

IMRF Employer Cost  & Participation Information

In 2019, the Illinois General Assembly passed Public Act 101-0504. The law requires IMRF to post certain employer cost and participation information on its website. IMRF will update these reports annually.

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

Bids and Proposals


Opening Bid Tabulation Sheet and Award

Special Meeting Agenda/Notice for Awarding Roof and Gutter Replacement

Certificate of Publication

2023 Roof and Gutter Replacement Bid Notice

Cuba Township

28000 W. Cuba Road
Barrington, IL 60010

Office Hours:  M–F 9am–4pm

Township Phone:  (847) 381-1924
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Assessor Phone:  (847) 381-1120
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