The 8 officials in Bloom Township government are elected quadrennially.
The constitutional responsibilities of the township are to operate a General Assistance Department that assists the poor and a Road District to maintain township roads. Bloom Township also operates other programs and services to assist citizens of the township.
The Township Board of Trustees is composed of the Supervisor and 4 Trustees all elected at-large. The board meets twice monthly, approves all township expenditures, and maintains oversight with the Supervisor of township departments and programs.
Township Highway Commissioner
The Township Highway Commissioner is responsible for maintaining the township-owned roads, bridges, and culverts. He also works in partnership with the Cook County Highway Department and the Illinois Department of Transportation. The Commissioner is also responsible for the maintenance of any highway district buildings and facilities.