Clerk's Office

  1. Community Engagement
  2. Elections
  3. Licenses & Permits
  4. Open Government

Clerk and Mayor Photo


The Office of the Village Clerk Kristy Merrill offers scholarships to children the opportunity to participate in enrichment programs in the arts, music and sports. 


The Office of the Village Clerk Kristy Merrill coordinates several community events throughout the year. Subscribe to our calendar for updates.


Public notices, agendas, and minutes of meetings are posted online and at Village Hall in the Office of Village Clerk Kristy Merrill. 

Village Board Meetings are held at the Village Hall Council Chambers the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the every month at 7:00 pm. Additionally, other appointed volunteer committees, commissions, and boards also hold regularly scheduled meetings. Learn about volunteering and being appointed to a committee, commission or board.


The Rules of Order provide for members of the general public to address the Village Board with concerns or comments regarding issues that are relevant to the Village business. Committee and Commission regular meetings also have a townhall opportunity for the public to address the public body.


The Village Clerk, an elected official, is the keeper of the official records of the municipality and maintains accurate records of the proceedings of the President and Board of Trustees. The Village Clerk maintains a file of ordinances, resolutions, bonds, contracts, and agreements which are a part of the official records of the Village. Legal publications for the Village such as public hearings, notices of annexation, etc., are published by the Village Clerk.

The Village Clerk is the local election official. The Village Clerk is responsible for issuance of solicitors’ permits, special event permits, raffle licenses, taxi licenses, business licenses and liquor licenses. The Clerk also serves as Secretary to the Liquor Commission, recording the proceedings of the commission and issuing all licenses as directed by the commission. In addition, the Clerk maintains an up-to-date municipal code and prepares the monthly calendar of meetings.

Speakers Bureau

Village information has its greatest impact when delivered in person. Village officials and staff members are available for speaking engagements through the Speakers Bureau. Upon request, the Village Clerk will arrange for an elected official or member of the Village staff to speak for your organization or group. The Speakers Bureau has a whole range of topics. Please contact the Clerk during business hours (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) for further information.