UPDATE: The 2020-2021 IHEAP program year for energy assistance through Madison County ended May 31, 2021.

With questions, please contact Madison County Community Development at 618-296-6485.

Update 5/17/21

SWEARING-IN CEREMONY LOCATION CHANGE – Due to inclement weather, Edwardsville Township’s swearing-in ceremony for newly elected board members and officers has been moved to the Glen Carbon Village Hall, 151 N. Main St., Glen Carbon, Illinois. The ceremony still is set to take place at 7 p.m. Monday, May 17, 2021.


Edwardsville Township’s swearing-in ceremony for newly elected board members and officers will take place at 7 p.m. Monday, May 17, 2021, under Pavilion #1 at Edwardsville Township Community Park, 6368 Center Grove Road, Edwardsville, Illinois, weather permitting.

Update 3/8/21

Edwardsville Township is partnering with Madison County to help residents in two ways. Some information is provided below, but check here for additional information.

Rental Assistance
Currently, we are assisting Edwardsville Township tenants and landlords with applying for Rental Assistance. For those living outside Edwardsville Township, sites throughout Madison County serving your area are listed below.


Mortgage Assistance

For those who have been affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic and need assistance with mortgage payments, please call Madison County Community Development (listed below) for more information. The program has not yet opened, but you can be placed on a waiting list.


Income Guidelines for the Rental Assistance and Mortgage Assistance programs are below.


Household Size

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Income limits are current as of July 1, 2020.

*Proof of COVID-19 hardship may be required.

You may check your COVID-19 vaccine eligibility status at the following link:



Update 2/19/2021

Attention: After being closed for inclement weather conditions, the Township Community Park is open again to the public. As a reminder, most of the pavilions at the park are available for rental purposes except for pavilion #6 which is currently undergoing repairs.

Update 2/17/2021

Attention: The Township Community Park is closed today, 2/17/2021, for inclement weather conditions. More information will be posted as weather conditions improve.

Update 2/3/2021

ATTENTION: Until further notice, all restrooms/comfort stations at Edwardsville Township Community Park are temporarily closed. We apologize for any inconvenience this creates. When restrooms/comfort stations are open again, Edwardsville Township will post this news on the website and Facebook.

Update 2/2/2021


As we have recently moved to Tier 2 of the Restore Illinois Plan, the Township’s doors are open. Masks must be worn at all times while inside the building and social distancing will be enforced. Thank you for your cooperation.

Update 1/21/2021

The Township Officials of Illinois is awarding seven- $2,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors to help pay for college. The application deadline is March 1st, 2021, and all applicants should expect to receive written notification of a decision after April 1, 2021. All scholarship applications and supporting materials should be physically mailed to the address included in the TOI scholarship packet (see application link at the end of this paragraph). Faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted. All scholarship awards are disbursed directly to the award recipient’s school and must be used for the 2021-2022 academic year. Awards may not be deferred. Refer to the application to determine scholarship eligibility and for more details: https://bit.ly/2M9OOCT

Update 1/7/2021


Edwardsville Township Road and Bridge

Christmas Tree Recycling

christmas tree recycling

Edwardsville Township Community Park (Airplane Park)

Located at 6368 Center Grove Road Edwardsville, IL 62025

Trees should be placed in the lower lot, on the left side of the dumpster.

There is signage indicating the actual place to leave the trees. The tree must be plain with no lights, ornaments, and decorations.


Update 8/19/20

Publication for 2020 Assessment year was Tuesday, August 18, 2020. The complete list was published in the Edwardsville Intelligencer. All Appeal can be made to the Board of Review until September 17, 2020. All information can be found online.

Assessor announcement

Update 8/06/20

Due to the pandemic, this year’s Touch-A-Truck event has been cancelled. Please stay safe. We’re looking forward to hosting the event again in 2021!
For additional information about this decision, please view Edwardsville Township’s official press release.

Update 7/20/2020

Effective Monday, July 20, 2020 – Edwardsville Township Supervisor Fred Schulte and the Edwardsville Township Board of Trustees have announced Edwardsville Township Community Park is reopened with special rules to help keep the community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Special rules to ensure proper social distancing and encourage extra precautions will be in place during the foreseeable future through Phase 4 of Illinois’ Phase 4 pandemic plan. For additional information detailing the conditions of reopening, please view Edwardsville Township’s official press release.

Update 6/29/2020

We are happy to report Edwardsville Township offices are now open to the public for regular business during normal hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Social distancing measures are in place. We ask that you wear a face mask or covering upon entering the facility. Please note, Friday, July 3 is a holiday and the offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day. Edwardsville Township Community Park remains closed. A reopen date will be announced soon. We appreciate your patience during this time.


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Edwardsville Township Road and Bridge

Christmas Tree Recycling

christmas tree recycling

Edwardsville Township Community Park (Airplane Park)

Located at 6368 Center Grove Road Edwardsville, IL 62025

Drop off available from December 26, 2019 through January 13, 2020

Trees should be placed in the lower lot, near the dumpster. There will be signage indicating the actual place to leave the trees.


2019 Eagle Scout Project

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In November, Eagle Scout Candidate Garrett Valley completed his Eagle Service Project, adding markers and a kiosk to denote the trails at Edwardsville Township Community Park.


Meet & Greet Flyer

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2019 Edwardsville Rotary Criterium

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EHS Tennis Clinic 2019

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SIUE MPA Internship Luncheon

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From left, Fred Schulte Township Supervisor, Beth Behrhorst Township Administrator, Maria Miller Township Intern, Caleb Miller Park Intern

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Come see our newly resurfaced skating rink!

A special thank you to McConnell & Associates for their hard work.
Did you know you can now reserve the skating rink online? Click here to get started!

Mission Preservation Complete!

With restoration complete, the U.S. Navy A7E Corsair on display at Edwardsville Township Park was raised back to its display pylon by Keller Construction.
The restoration is the culmination of a multi-year project to restore the historic aircraft, which had remained on the pylon since it was originally installed in Township Park by Keller Construction in 1991.
A special thank you to Keller Construction and the Flight Deck Veterans Group for all of their hard work!



Eagle Scout Candidate Jonathan Self constructed a Gaga Ball Pit at Edwardsville Township Community Park for his Eagle Service Project.

Edwardsville Township Park Bat Houses

Bat HouseIn an effort to reduce mosquito levels, Edwardsville Township will be installing three bat houses in Township Park to encourage bats to remain and naturally control the mosquito population in the area. Bats are an environmentally friendly way in which the Township can additionally control for mosquitoes while continuing the summer spray schedule.

The bat houses will be installed in the park on Tuesday, September 6 and will feature informational signage about bats and their pest control abilities. For more information on the bat house installation in Township park, please call the Edwardsville Township Office at 618-656-0292.

For more information about bat conservation visit the following websites:
Organization for Bat Conservation
National Wildlife Federation

Check out the following news stories about our bat houses!

KSDK – Edwardsville Township fights mosquitoes with bats
KMOX – Edwardsville Looks To Bats To Control Mosquito Population
Advantage News – Bats to battle park pests in Edwardsville
EdGlen Today.com – Edwardsville Township fights mosquitoes with bats

Edwardsville Township is one of the oldest townships in the State of Illinois, having been established in 1808, and is located within Madison County in southwestern Illinois. The Township is comprised of the City of Edwardsville, Village of Glen Carbon and unincorporated areas just outside these two municipalities. Currently there are three offices within the township that serves residents: Township Supervisor, Township Assessor and Township Highway Commissioner.

GIS Map of Edwardsville Township with the township shaded in a transparent blue color to mark boundaries. A zoomed in image.