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Official Notice:
County Board Meeting

The October meeting of the County Board Members of Grundy County,
Illinois will be held at the Grundy County Administration Center, 1320 Union Street
in Morris on Tuesday, the 11th day of October A.D. 2016 at 6:00 P.M. for the purpose
of Auditing County Claims and the Transaction of any other business that may properly
come before the meeting.

All bills of claims against the County must be filed at least seven (7) days
prior to the meeting to insure notice of the Board at the meeting.

Dated at Morris, Illinois this 29th day of September A.D. 2016.
Kay T. Olson
Grundy County Clerk

 

Vote By Mail Processing

DATES:
October 25, 2016
October 28, 2016
November 1, 2016
November 4, 2016

Time: 10:00 am on the above days, if necessary

Election Day: November 8, 2016
Time: 10:00 am

Kay T. Olson
Grundy County Election Authority

Dated: September 27, 2016

 

Voting for Residents of Nursing Homes

Notice is hereby given that Judges of Election will conduct voting for residents who have made prior application from the following facilities:

Park Pointe Healthcare & Rehab –
November 4, 2016 at 9:30 A.M.

Regency Care of Morris –
November 4, 2016 at 9:30 A.M.

Dated this 26th day of September, 2016

Kay T. Olson
Grundy County Clerk

Public Test of Optical Scan and Touch Screen

 

Notice is hereby given that the Public Test of the optical scan and touch screen, in-precinct tabulating equipment and program to be used at the November 8, 2016 General Election, will be conducted in the office of the Grundy County Clerk, Room 12, Courthouse, Morris, Illinois at 1:30 pm on October 18, 2016.  This Public Test is open to the public.

Kay T. Olson
Grundy County Clerk

Dated this 26th day of September, 2016

Early Voting Notice

Early Voting Information

September 29th – November 7, 2016

General Election – November 8, 2016

Dates
Monday – Friday unless noted below
LocationHours
September 29th 30th Grundy County Courthouse Lobby
111 E. Washington St. Morris, IL 60450
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
October 3rd – 7th Grundy County Courthouse Lobby
111 E. Washington St. Morris, IL 60450
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
The following Saturdays:
October 8th, 22nd, 29th and November 5th
Grundy County Courthouse Lobby
111 E. Washington St. Morris, IL 60450
8:00 am to Noon
October 10th
Columbus Day
Grundy County Courthouse Lobby
111 E. Washington St. Morris, IL 60450
Office Closed
The following Tuesdays / Thursdays:
October 11th, 25th and 27th
Grundy County Courthouse Lobby
111 E. Washington St. Morris, IL 60450
8:30 am to 6:30 pm
October 17th – 21stGrundy County Courthouse Lobby
111 E. Washington St. Morris, IL 60450
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
The following Sundays:
October 23rd and 30th
Grundy County Courthouse Lobby
111 E. Washington St. Morris, IL 60450
9:00 am to Noon
October 24th, 26th, 28th and 31st Grundy County Courthouse Lobby
111 E. Washington St. Morris, IL 60450
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
The following Tuesday / Thursday:
November 1st and 3rd
Grundy County Courthouse Lobby
111 E. Washington St. Morris, IL 60450
8:30 am to 6:30 pm
November 2nd, 4th and 7th Grundy County Courthouse Lobby
111 E. Washington St. Morris, IL 60450
8:30 am to 4:00 pm

A Voter that is validly registered in Grundy County may voter during the Early Voting period. Any Vote cast during Early Voting is final and cannot be revoked. The Voter is not eligible to cast a vote on Election Day. No ID is required to vote early.

A qualified individual can register to vote or update their registration, during Grace Period, at the Early Voting location beginning October 12th or on Election Day at their correct Polling Place.

If you have any questions, please call our office at 815-941-3222.

Grace Period Voting Notice

Grace Period Registration / Voting Information

October 12th – through Election Day

General Election – November 8, 2016

 

Dates
Monday - Friday unless noted below
LocationsHours
October 12th 13th 14th Grundy County Courthouse Lobby
111 E. Washington St. Morris, IL 60450
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
October 17th – October 21stGrundy County Courthouse Lobby
111 E. Washington St. Morris, IL 60450
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
The following Saturdays:
October 22nd and 29th
Grundy County Courthouse Lobby
111 E. Washington St. Morris, IL 60450
8:00 am to Noon
The following Sundays:
October 23rd and 30th
Grundy County Courthouse Lobby
111 E. Washington St. Morris, IL 60450
8:00 am to Noon
October 24th 26th 28th 31st Grundy County Courthouse Lobby
111 E. Washington St. Morris, IL 60450
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
The following Tuesdays / Thursday:
October 25th 27th November 1st 3rd
Grundy County Courthouse Lobby
111 E. Washington St. Morris, IL 60450
8:30 am to 6:30 pm
November 2nd 4th 7th Grundy County Courthouse Lobby
111 E. Washington St. Morris, IL 60450
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Tuesday November 8th Election DayGrundy County Courthouse Lobby
111 E. Washington St. Morris, IL 60450
AND
at the voter’s correct polling location
6:00 am to 7:00 pm

The voter registration deadline for the November 8, 2016 General Election is Tuesday, October 11, 2016. Grace Period Registration and Voting is available beginning October 12, 2016 through Election Day, November 8, 2016 at the Grundy County Clerk’s office and polling locations.

Individuals who live in their Precinct in the County of Grundy for at least 30 days, may register to vote, change their voting address and/or change of name during the following hours listed above at the office of the County Clerk, located at the Courthouse in Morris and at their Polling Place Election Day.  Persons registering during grace period must vote at the time of registration, change of address and/or change of name. Two forms of identification are required – one that has current name and address, the other with current name

If you have any questions, please call our office at 815-941-3222.

Legal Notice of Grundy County Elderly and Handicapped Voters

LEGAL NOTICE
GRUNDY COUNTY ELDERLY AND HANDICAPPED VOTERS

Please be advised that the following voting aids are available to assist elderly and handicapped voters in the General Election, November 8, 2016.
MAGNIFIERS & SIGNATURE TEMPLATES – To assist voters who have visual problems.

HANDICAPPED VOTING BOOTHS – For voters who must vote from a seated position.

BALLOT BUZZERS – To allow voters to summon Election Judges to help them enter the polling place.

VOTING ASSISTANCE – Handicapped and elderly voters requiring help may be assisted by a friend, relative or by the Election Judges.

CURBSIDE VOTING – Available for voters who are physically unable to enter the polling place.  Call the Grundy County Clerk’s Office at 941-3222 for information.

ADA VOTING EQUIPMENT – To allow voters with disabilities to cast their ballot unassisted on touch screen equipment.

VOTER REGISTRATION – Call the County Clerk’s office at 941-3222 for locations throughout the county, for the Registrar nearest you, or if special arrangements need to be made.

ABSENTEE BALLOTING – Voters who wish to cast an absentee ballot may contact the County Clerk’s office to obtain the necessary forms if voting by mail or directions to the absentee voting location if voting in person.
Kay T. Olson
Grundy County Clerk

Click here to download the Legal Notice for Elderly and Handicapped Voters

Voter Registration Notices

Voter Registration Deadline for November 8, 2016 General Election

Grundy County Clerk Kay T. Olson reminds voters that the deadline to register to vote or update their address for the November 8, 2016 General Election is Tuesday, October 11, 2016. It is the responsibility of individuals to update their registration if they have moved or changed their name by marriage of otherwise.

According to Illinois law (P.A. 98-0051) 17 year olds who will be 18 on or before the November 8, 2016 General Election may now register now and vote in the General Election on November 8th.

Persons will need to furnish two forms of valid identification, and must prove their name twice and their address once. You may register to vote in the County Clerk’s office, at the Secretary of State’s Driver’s License facility when applying for or updating your license or with appointed registrars.

The County Clerk’s office will be open extended hours on Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 9:00 am to Noon and on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 until 6:30 p.m.  If you have questions regarding this election or registration the County Clerk’s office is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., daily, and can be reached by calling 941-3222.

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