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Will County Board — Republican PartyCandidate for Member, District 12

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Tom Weigel

Retired Environmental Engineer for EJ&E Railway Company
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • To listen to residents and respond to resolve issues brought forward.
  • To foster economic growth and jobs for residents of Will County.
  • To provide a good transportation system and roads, a good Health Dept., an efficient Sheriff's Dept., as well as other County Agency Services.



Profession:Retired Environmental Engineer for EJ&E Railway Company
Environmental Engineer, EJ&E Railway Company (1969–2004)
Village Trustee, New Lenox — Elected position (1987–2004)
Township Trustee, Township of New Lenox — Elected position (1981–1987)


Northern Illinois University Bachelor of Science Degree, Business Management & Marketing (1965)

Community Activities

Member, Knights of Columbus (1961–current)


 I have been a member of the Will County Board for the past 11 years, Chairman of Land Use & Development Committee, Vice-chairman of the Public Works & Transportation Commitee, Chairman of Will County Stormwater Management Committee, member of Will County Board Executive Committee, Vice-chairman of Will County Forest Preserve District Finance Committee, former member of Will County Emergency Telephone Board, Board member & Treasurer of New Century Federal Credit Union, member of St. Jude's Church & Knights of Columbus in New Lenox, Veteran Illinois Army National Guard, married to wife Nancy for 50 years

Who supports this candidate?

Elected Officials (2)

  • Mayor of New Lenox
  • Mayor of Mokena

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

I believe in listening to and responding to residents concerns.  I have helped residents to resolve zoning issues, flooding problems, changes in speed limits and road improvement issues.  I am willing to hear both sides of an issue and resolve to do what is best for Will County residents.


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