- Elected Officials
The 8 officials in Bloom Township government are elected quadrennially.
The constitutional responsibilities of the township are to operate a General Assistance Department that assists the poor and a Road District to maintain township roads. Bloom Township also operates other programs and services to assist citizens of the township.
The Township Assessor assists the citizens of Bloom Township regarding any issues related to property taxes and the Cook County Assessor’s Office.
The Township Board of Trustees is composed of the Supervisor and 4 Trustees all elected at-large. The board meets twice monthly, approves all township expenditures, and maintains oversight with the Supervisor of township departments and programs.
The Township Clerk is the official record keeper for Bloom Township. The Clerk's Office also works with the Cook County Clerk’s Office to maintain orderly elections in the township.
Township Highway Commissioner
The Township Highway Commissioner is responsible for maintaining the township-owned roads, bridges, and culverts. He also works in partnership with the Cook County Highway Department and the Illinois Department of Transportation. The Commissioner is also responsible for the maintenance of any highway district buildings and facilities.
The Township Supervisor is the chief elected official and they chair the Board of Trustees. The Supervisor manages the General Assistance Department, is the chief executive officer of the township and oversees the operations of all township programs and facilities.