Sam Reichert, our beloved Highway Commissioner passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 12, 2014. All of us here at Plainfield Township were shocked and saddened to learn of our colleague and friend's unexpected passing. He served the township and its residents faithfully for many years, and will be sorely missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time.
Visitation will be Thursday, October 16, 4:00 until 9:00 PM at the Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Plainfield. A Celebration of Sam’s life will be held on Friday, October 17, 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment will be private.
We Are Here To Serve You
Established in 1850, Plainfield Township government serves the 80,000 residents in the Illinois villages of Plainfield, Joliet, Romeoville and Crest Hill. Plainfield Township's boundaries run to the North by 135th Street, to the South by Theodore Street, to the East by Gaylord Road and to the West by County Line Road.
Our mission is to provide leadership, advocacy and resources to benefit the physical, mental and social well-being of Township residents.
Among our basic functions are human services including the funding of social services and programs; advocacy for property taxpayers, and resident services.