Administrative Office


The Township Administrator, Richard Krier, is the public face of Township when the Supervisor is not present, and runs the day-to-day operation of the Township. Some of the duties include resolving employee issues and be a source of conflict resolution for the public, as well as overseeing maintenance of the buildings and grounds . He attends meetings in lieu of Supervisor as chief of staff in absence of the Supervisor and is the liaison to other public bodies/public officials regarding intergovernmental cooperation. He is required to attend the Township Board Meetings as well.


Freedom of Information Requests

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) - Inspection of Public Records Procedures information:

The Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS 140/1 et seq., is the Illinois statute governing the inspection of public records. This act provides for public inspection of records in the possession of the Niles Township Government.

All requests for non-exempt information must be responded to within five(5) working days after the receipt of the written request, unless additional time is required, as allowed by the Act. The requester must be notified by mail, email or phone in five (5) days if an extension is required. Requests for a commercial purpose will be responded to within twenty-one (21) working days. You must disclose whether your request is for a commercial purpose. It is a violation of the Freedom of Information Act for a person to knowingly obtain a public record for a commercial purpose without disclosing that it is for a commercial purpose, if requested to do so by the public body. 5 ILCS 140.3.1(c)).

The Township Administrator, Richard Krier, is Niles Township’s FOIA Officer and will fulfill any requests made by groups or individual residents. Please note that many questions may be easily answered through Niles Township’s website. Please email all requests to the Township Administrator/F.O.I.A Officer.

You may also mail in any Freedom of Information Act requests to our building at the following address:

Attention: F.O.I.A. Officer

5255 Lincoln Ave

Skokie, IL 60077.

Here is a link to the PDF document of Niles Township Rules and Regulations For Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests:

Rules and Regulations Freedom of Information (PDF)

There was also an ordinance passed within the Township in regards to the Freedom of Information Act, and you could find that PDF document and information below:

Ordinance 05-2023 Freedom of Information Act (PDF)

  1. Rick Krier

    Administrator / F.O.I.A.Officer

  2. Jennifer Steiner

    Assistant to Supervisor / Passport Manager

  3. Bert Brooke

    Account Manager

  4. Alex Rodriguez

    Administration Assistant / Passport Agent

  5. Sandra Capsuto

    Administration Assistant/Deputy Clerk

  6. Administration

    Physical Address
    5255 Lincoln Avenue
    Skokie, IL 60077


    Monday through Friday
    9:00 am to 5:00 pm