City Clerk

Role of the City Clerk

The City Clerk is an elected position whose responsibilities include:

  • Custody of and preservation of public records, ordinances, all contracts, title deeds, certificates and papers, and all other records or documents
  • Acting as the local election authority
  • Administering oaths
  • Issuing licenses and permits as prescribed in City Ordinances
  • Publishing ordinances and resolutions
  • Recording the proceedings of public meetings, such as council meetings

Need Assistance?

The team in the City Clerk’s Office is available to assist area residents in person or by phone - 217-324-2022. Office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Code of Ordinances

View our Code of Ordinances online.

Birth & Death Certificates

For information on birth and death certificates, visit the Montgomery County website.