Keeping official records organized and current is the responsibility of the Village Clerk. The Clerk registers voters and issues permits.
In addition, it is the duty of the Clerk's Office to maintain accurate minutes of all Board of Trustee Meetings, including Executive Sessions and Special Board Meetings. The Clerk maintains updated ordinances and resolutions for the Village.
Business that takes place in the Clerk's Office includes:
- Commercial Block Party Permits (PDF)
- Issuing of Solicitor Permits
- Parade and Public Assembly Permits (PDF)
- Registering Voters
- Residential Block Party Permits (PDF)
- Solicitation Forms (PDF)
Voter Registration Information
You may complete voter register online or at Village Hall, Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. If you are unable to register online or come into Village Hall, contact the Office of the Village Clerk and arrangements will be made for the Clerk to register you at your convenience.
If you are unavailable to vote in person at any election, you can receive an absentee ballot by contacting the Office of the Village Clerk by calling 847-745-4707. If you receive the voicemail, leave your name and the address where you would like your form sent. Absentee ballot request forms will be mailed to interested parties as soon as the Village Clerk receives them from the Office of the Cook County Clerk. You may also obtain an absentee ballot request form online.
Deputy Clerks assist the Village Clerk in the day-to-day activities and can be reached at 847-745-4717.
Cook County Election Department
You can also visit the Cook County Election Department online. The link will allow you to register to vote online, obtain absentee application forms, and find your precinct number and location. The website will also provide early voting sites and a list of the offices up for election.