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Mike Turk Bio

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Councilman Michael F. Turk, At-large

(815) 724-3747

Councilman Turk has represented the residents of Joliet since 1987. He has also served as chairman of the City Council Public Service Committee and Chairman of the Finance Committee. He is also treasurer of the Will County Governmental League. Mike received a degree in accounting from Lewis University. He retired as an auditor after 31 years with the Illinois State Board of Education. He is currently employed at the Southern Will County Coop for Special Education as a bookkeeper. He is also an active member of the Cathedral of St. Raymond.

Family History
Mike has been married to Kathy Turk nee Gawenda for 18 years.

Goals for the City of Joliet
Mike would like to continue to maintain the positive fiscal condition of the City of Joliet. He would also like to continue to create additional quality of life projects while continuing to work with residents on flooding and other life safety concerns. He considers it an honor and a privilege to serve the public and takes his responsibility very seriously.