Greetings from your Cuba Township Leaders!
We are proud to launch our first monthly e-newsletter to inform residents of Cuba Township services, monthly meetings, and community events in a fast and cost-effective manner. Serving residents is our top priority - so be sure to encourage your friends, family and neighbors to sign up for the newsletter and stay informed about Cuba Township services and local happenings!

Supervisor Michael J. Kainz
Clerk Nicole E. Knapik
Assessor Rebecca M. Tonigan, CIAO
Highway Commissioner Thomas J. Podgorski
Assessor Rebecca M Tonigan, CIAO
2019 assessment notices for Cuba Township will be in the mail the week of October 22. The new assessment values will also be published October 24 in the Barrington Courier. At the date of publication, 2019 values will be available online

The assessment notices from the Lake County’s Chief Assessor's Office MAY NOT contain the most accurate information in the Assessor Property Characteristics.

To verify the most accurate property characteristics, visit , and follow these easy steps:
  1. Agree to the Site Disclaimer
  2. Enter your 10-digit Property Index Number (PIN) and click “Search”
  3. Review the Land Data, Physical Characteristics and Living Area for accuracy.
  4. Call the Cuba Township Assessor’s Office at 847-381-1120 if you find discrepancies.

Check the blue assessment notice's Homestead Exemptions field to make sure you are receiving exemptions you are eligible for.

Cuba Township is hosting a Property Assessment Seminar - Consider joining us!
Property Assessment Seminar
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Langendorf Park, 235 Lions Drive, Barrington
John Sullivan Room—B
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Property owners can speak one-on-one with Assessor Tonigan or her deputies to review assessment notices, learn how to use the new property search portal and County E-filing system.

The Assessor’s Office is extending its hours to 7 PM on Wednesday, 10/30 and Wednesday, 11/13.


  1. On the Lake County SmartFile E-Filing login page, create an account or log in to your existing account.
  2. You will be directed to a portal where you can complete the appeal process. Remember, if you are using comparable property grids as evidence for your appeal, go to to create and save your grids.
  3. When you have entered all the information required for your appeal, be sure to go to the section labeled "submit", type in your name, and press the submit button. You will receive an email confirmation that your appeal has been received. 

Please feel free to contact our office if you have any questions about the assessment appeal process. We are here to serve you!

Rebecca M. Tonigan, CIAO
Highway Commissioner Thomas J Podgorski
It seems like there are two seasons in the Midwest – Winter and Construction. Stay informed of road construction within Cuba Township, by following us on Facebook (and don’t forget to Like us)!

  • Road district employees are set to conduct the annual township-wide brush pick-up the week of October 21. Please have your pile at curbside by 7 AM Monday.

  • The Road District's annual paper shred event is set for Saturday, October 26 from 8 AM - Noon. Staples do not need to be removed, however, binder and paper clips require removal.

  • Firewood Fridays start November 8 and run every other Friday from 7:30 AM until supplies run out. Bundles of wood will be loaded in your car every other Friday thru the month of March. Please use the same firewood tag as previous years.

Self-serve mulch is available near the gates on the outside of our mulch yard. This service is for Cuba Township residents only. Mulch is also available for delivery at a cost of $100.00   per truckload. Each truckload of mulch is approximately 8 cubic yards.The mulch is double-ground through our tub grinder and consists of both hardwood and softwood that is collected throughout the township and neighboring villages. The mulch is dark brown in color.

Deliveries are available on Fridays between 7 AM and 3 PM (same day delivery is typically not available). This service is only available to Cuba Township residents. We will not deliver outside of the township boundaries.​

Disclaimer: Mulch is provided in "as is" condition and neither the Cuba Township nor the Cuba Township Road District make any claims or representations as to the condition of the mulch or suitability of the mulch for use for any particular purpose. Users of the mulch assume all liability and waive any and all claims against the Township, the Road District, and their respective officers and employees arising from or related to use of the mulch.​​ 
October 28th - November 1st

Cuba Township is partnering with BACOG for their Annual Private Well Water Testing Event. Stop by to purchase a $15 test kit at Cuba Township Monday thru Friday 9 AM - 4 PM.

November 5th
Drop off water sample between 1-7PM at the Garlands of Barrington, 1000 Garland Lane
Tuesday, October 22

Cuba Township Assessor's Property Assessment Seminar

Mark your calendar!

Tuesday, October 22
Langendorf Park
235 Lions Drive
John Sullivan - Room B
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

November 5
BACOG-Sponsored Prescription Drug Take Back

Drop your unwanted or unused prescription and over-the-counter drugs or pills at the Garlands of Barrington, 1000 Garland Lane in Barrington.

Injectable drugs and syringes are not accepted.

Time: 1 PM - 7 PM

A Lake County Sheriff's Office Deputy will be on hand to collect all drugs.

All drop-offs are anonymous.
Cuba Township| Website